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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, it's 4:30 a.m. on this tuesday may tenth. tam is off and we're following breaking news. a driver struck a bicyclist in the city this morning and kept on going. three teenaged girls are charged in connection with the death of a girl at a delaware school bathroom. and severe storms move through the nation's heartland creating deadly twister that is ripped parts of oklahoma. let's talk more about our weather around here with meteorologist, david murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> all right, guys, well, we have a little bit of action on radar to show you this morning. a couple of sprinkles and showers mostly down in dover
but some additional stuff coming into southern chester county, western chester county out at lancaster and obviously there's additional shower activity pushing east out of gettysburg. it will be damp at times this morning and perhaps at times into the afternoon. satellite also showing you how the cloud cover has overtaken us overnight and we are expecting mainly cloudy skies today along with those occasional showers. 57 degrees on the way out the door. little milder than it was yesterday in philadelphia. but still appropriate for jackets and as you move up toward allentown you're in the mid 40's at this early hour. 51 trenton, 57 wilmington. notice how the wind is dropping down out of the north. that's a cool source region for us and today in fact is going to be cooler. on the bus stop this morning cloudy, mainly dry but a couple of you with the sprinkle and shower around, 53 degrees by 6 o'clock and probably about the same by 8 o'clock. recall that there are some of those spotty showers around so not a bad morning to maybe get that storm tracker6 app going so that you know whether or
not you got to put that umbrella up on the bus to. as we roll through the day it's going to stay cool. 55 degrees by 11 o'clock, 56 by 1 o'clock and that's your high today 58 degrees at 3 o'clock under mainly cloudy skies and through the day a spotty shower not a washout but a little damp at times. karen rogers the warmth air does come back in a hurry in our seven-day forecast. i'll have that story coming up. >> better hurry on back. let's head outside. if you hurry in to work on 423 at 23 we have construction in the process of clearing. you can see the crews out here right now blocking the left lane but it looks like they're out there picking up the cones getting rid of them so we should be opening this up any second now, 423 at 23. vine closed for construction. it's been awhile since they had that overnight construction. it's back. vine closed in both directions but expected to clear at 5:00 a.m. and crews will return again tonight at 11:00 p.m. to start this all over again so the vine shut down starting to see one or two cars moving
eastbound. in delaware county on 95 approaching the blue route one of the construction guys out here is on my facebook page has been updating me throughout the week but all the overnight construction is clear. all lanes and the ramps back opened. matthew. >> thanks, karen. we begin with breaking news. a hit and run crash critically injured a plan who was riding his bike. this happened at 52nd near spruce street in west philadelphia at about 2:00 a.m. police say the driver struck the 46-year-old victim and threw him from the bicycle upon impact. we will have a live update on the search for the striking vehicle and that driver coming up in our next half hour. and new this morning, a man is in critical condition after being shot twice in the back in north philadelphia. it happened along the 2300 block of north gratz street late last night. police rushed the man to temple university hospital. it was unclear who shot the man or why. also new, overnight gunfire in the city's kensington section. bullets started flying near
york and fairhill streets at 1:00 a.m. neighbors reported hearing numerous gun shots. police found a motorcycle and two cars shot up but at this point police have not found any shooting victims. authorities in delaware say the death of a teenager following a school fight in a bathroom was caused by a preexisting condition. however the attorney general's office is still going ahead with charges against three juveniles involved. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at howard high school offing in of technon wilmington. >> reporter: three classmates are now charged in connection with her death. one of the students who does face the most serious charge prosecutors say they want her to be charged as an adult rather than a juvenile. "action news" is not identifying the names of the three because they are minors but according to police only one of the three actually struck joyner-francis. she is charged with criminally
negligent homicide and police say she repeatedly hit the teen victim with a closed fist in the head and torso. now the other two girls are charged with criminal conspiracy. investigators say they reviewed video of the fight which happened on april 21st where afterwards joyner-francis is seen struggling to get up from the floor disoriented then she collapsed. now investigators say she laid on the floor until someone called for help. she later died at the hospital. but according to the medical examiner, a preexisting medical condition may have contributed to her death. amy died from a cardiac incident that was have you -- that she was vulnerable to because of a preexisting heart condition but the cardiac incident would not have occurred if she had not been assaulted. now counties sill woman sherri dorsey walker spoke on behalf of the young victim's family. >> at the end of the day nothing brings amy back, so whatever the charges are, their issue is amy is never coming home.
>> reporter: now, the delaware department of justice, they are the ones who brought those charges, they did meet with amy joyner francis' family before making the announcement. now, those three teenagers have already been suspended from howard high school. reporting live in wilmington, annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> a sexual assault on a student at a west philadelphia school. authorities say both the female victim and the alleged attacker are freshman at the high school at 58th and walnut streets. school officials say they have surveillance video of the suspect walking the halls at the time of the assault back on friday of last week after dismissal. he is now suspended. no charges have been filed. a crash in new castle county delaware sent three people to the hospital. it also left a mess of mangled metal on lancaster pike and mcgovern road in hockessin. the collision sent one car off the need a fence trapping two
of the victims. all three crash victims are in serious condition. this was the scene from chopper6 as it captured video of police arrested arthur buckel. they apprehended him along the garden state parkway in lacy township yesterday morning. this happened just moments after a passing driver reported seeing a man in the woods. buckel had been the subject of a manhunt since he escaped from a minimum security facility in hammonton back on tuesday of last week. police say he had signaled through a family member that he was interd in turning himself in but failed to show. it is unclear where buckel was staying during his nearly full week on the run. west virginia and nebraska are holding primaries today while voters cast their ballots. the frontrunners are making plans to face off in the general election. abc's stephanie ramos reports. >> reporter: a roaring crowd of about 15,000 supporters welcoming democrat bernie sanders in the bolde golden sta.
>> nobody can predict the future but i think we got a good shot. >> reporter: he pledged to continue through the final contest in june despite hillary clinton's lead in the delegate count. >> but we have the possibility of walking into the democratic convention with a majority of pledged delegates. >> reporter: meanwhile, this is the first primary where donald trump is the presumptive nominee and he continues to battle it out within his own party. >> does it have to be unified? i'm very different than everybody else. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan now taking a different approach after saying he wasn't ready to endorse trump, now saying he's willing to step aside as chairman of the republican convention adding it's donald trump's show. >> he's the nominee. i'll do whatever he wants with respect to the convention. >> reporter: with the meeting on the calendar to smooth things out with top republican leaders like ryan trump keeps on dredging up personal attacks against the clintons. >> hillary clinton's husband
abused women more than any man that we know of in the history of politics, right? >> reporter: clinton not taking the bait and pushing forward to the general election trying to reach tout swing voters in virginia. >> a lot of his rhetoric is not only reckless it's dangerous. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is already looking ahead to next tuesday's kentucky primary going back on the air with ads this week, perhaps they think they have more delegates which could be all they need to clinch the nomination. stephanie ramos abc news washington. >> happening today, officials in south jersey plan to release mosquito eating fish in an effort to fight the zika virus. 10,000 fish will be placed retention basins throughout gloucester county. the fish eat the larvae of mosquitos that may be carrying the zika virus. the state provides the fish annually and the county distributes them. time right now is 4:39 and we're following breaking news
from overseas. a knife attack at a train station in germany leaves one person dead and others injured. investigators are trying to figure out what motivated the crime. a child is charged in what police are calling a deliberate attack against a jewish community in new york. david. >> it's going to be cool out there today so we're dressing the kids in jackets. a sprinkle or spotty shower is also possible. depending on what's going on in your neighborhood, maybe some rain gear. but i don't think most of the kids will need that, though. we'll have live radar coming up, show you where it's raining right now and give you the work week forecast. that's all coming up. >> ♪ p?p?o?gv
assailant a 27-year-old german national. investigators say the man expressed political motivations during the attack but did not give further details. and this is new video just in moments ago showing a massive tornado in oklahoma yesterday. you can see the fury of this twitter, it's enormous going around destroying buildings, power lines and more in the town of wynnewood. storm chasers captured the video before joining in the search and rescue efforts. forecasters warn that violent weather is now moving into the ohio and tennessee valleys. at least two people were killed and five injured when the strong tornadoes touched down in oklahoma yesterday afternoon. another quarter mile wide tornado was on the ground for more than 8 miles. it flattened homes, flipped trailers and tangled power lines. rarely do we get such crystal clear video of a tornado like that. >> yeah. this is the season, though,
and, you know, this is what they go through in the springtime down there certainly. we don't have any rough weather on the way here for awhile. we're looking at maybe a thunderstorm on friday. storm tracker6 live double scan right now shows you that there's a couple of light sprinkles and showers. as we go into closer some of this is pushing into wilmington, newark delaware. downingtown and coatesville getting a bit of this. most of the area is currently dry and most of you can probably make your way to the bus stop without having to worry about this. couple of spotty showers possible, though. as we take a look outside we have sky6 and the clouds high enough to be able to -- i'm here -- to be able to not obscure the tops of the center city sky scrapers and generally speaking we're looking at an overcast morning but just a little bit damp out there and not really socked in with clouds. 57 degrees currently is your temperature. that's a little bit better than what we had this time yesterday. winds out of the northeast at 14, so a little bit on the breezy side as you step
outside. future tracker6 shows you how we're going to be stuck in the clouds today and occasionally there will be a spotty sprinkle or shower. by noon the model wants to bring a little bit more of this back in and off and on through the afternoon up until 5 o'clock every now and then somebody gets a little bit wet but this is certainly not a washout and by 10:30 tonight, adam and cecily may have a little bit to show you down south by dover. as we take a look at the temperatures today, it is going to be cool from start to finish. 53 degrees by 8 o'clock. by 10 o'clock 55, still in the mid-50's by noon and your high today is that 58-degree reading at 3 o'clock. it will not be raining all the time but we are giving the possibility of a pop-up shower at just about any time today. high temperatures across the region all cool. 59 is what you'll see in allentown, 58 in trenton. notice how all of these numbers are pretty even beneath that cloud cover that we're expecting to stay with us all day and then tomorrow we've got that frontal boundary still stalled down to the south of us. dry air to the north but tomorrow we may also see at least a couple of sprinkles
and showers. the nice thing about tomorrow despite mostly cloudy skies is that it is going to be milder with a high of 70. in terms of rain, overnight tonight into wednesday morning a couple of spring else can. we might have something to show you when we go on the air here tomorrow. the rest of the day just looks mostly cloudy and probably mainly dry. another little shower possible at night. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, we are going for that high of 58 degrees today. it is going to be cool and cloudy and occasionally damp with a spotty shower. tomorrow milder again. 70 degrees is the high. still mainly cloudy and a sprinkle or shower possible in a couple of places tomorrow. then thursday clouds and sun and a high of 74. that's going to be a good one. on friday, we get the next system coming in bringing us periods of rain and perhaps a late day thunderstorm, 72 is the high there. saturday now looks mostly cloudy. mild with a high of 72. but again, there's the chance of a and afternoon thunderstorm and if you're down at the dad vail regatta you'll want to keep an eye out for that. sunday blustery and cooler, 63. we're not taking out the
chance of a shower and on monday mostly sunny and inching our way back up to 66. remember when we're not on the air you can always get the latest information from accuweather by going to 6abc.com/weather and all the good stuff will be on there. matt o'donnell not a washout today but a couple of occasional sprinkles and showers. >> we'll be ready. thanks, david. an 11-year-old boy is charged with arson and hate crimes in connection with a fire on a bus outside a jewish elementary school in new york. surveillance video captured sunday's arson attack. police say a group of 10 and 11-year-olds used a bic lighter pieces of cardboard and pages avenue jewish prayer book to start the fire. they say this was a deliberate attack against the jewish community. >> really upsetting, harder break -- heartbreaking to flo that that people in the world are teaching and giving over negative vibes to such young children. >> police are looking for the other children involved in the bus arson. a high school student in
california is demanding an investigation into a yearbook mishap that is at the very least an unfortunate coincidence. this is bayan zehlif a junior from rancho cucamonga. she's muslim. this is how her name appeared in the yearbook, isis phillips. zehlif says she was hurt and embarrassed by the whole ordeal and decided to take her complaint to the council on american-islamic relations. >> i feel like a lot of people are looking up to me to stand up for the people that get discriminated against. >> the school district has launched a review and said it could just be an awful mistake. you see, there was an actual student named isis phillips who transferred earlier this year and other students were also missnamed.
>> ♪ >> good morning, everybody. we saw the commodore barry bridge. looking live at the vine street expressway where traffic is starting to resume at this point. we had it closed for overnight construction. at this point reopened but the ramp from the schuylkill eastbound to the vine eastbound still closed and we're going to watch for that. it should be opening soon and the crews will return again tonight at 11 o'clock and shut down the vine in both directions so we're watching
for that overnight construction. over here on the schuylkill expressway near conshohocken the overnight construction is cleared. good shot of the road surfaces. not too bad. we've got some showers in some spots but not terribly wet out there so you'll be okay driving in early. just give yourself a little extra time if you're driving during the showers. between 95 and 41 construction out there right now matt. >> thanks karen. let's take a look at your first look at business at the big board. if you're looking for a car deal you might want to think about going small. sales of trucks and suv's on the rise up 3 percent over two years ago and that has many car dealers offering deals on smaller cars including discounts and lease deals. the treasury department will sell pink gold coins to benefit breast cancer research. the mint will produce 50,000 of the new five-dollar coins in 2018. the contest is still in the works that allows the public to help design the coins. the major stock indices mixed yesterday. the dow festival of families by 34 but the nasdaq and s & p posted gains. futures are up significantly
right now pointing to gains at the opening bell this morning. periscope will soon off its users the ability to broadcast live via drones. the new service will only work with one brand of drone for now. the addition is part of other upgrades by periscope is owned by twitter. 4:53 and breaking this morning, a hit-and-run driver leaves a bicyclist injured on a philadelphia street. we'll have a live report from the scene coming up at 5:00 a.m. a donation in south jersey will help save the lives of pets that were rescued in fires. that is next. connections.
you're not just in the classroom; you're part of the community. you meet these tiny kids every year, and you help them learn and grow. but you also get to know their families, and over the years they become a part of your life, and you become a part of theirs. when you build those connections, you can accomplish some pretty amazing things. i'm jackie kruzik and i'm proud to be a new jersey educator.
>> an oregon man owes his life to a pizza delivery driver and to the fact that he is a well known regular. the general manager at a dominos in salem noticed 48-year-old kirk alexander had not ordered a pizza in more than a week. so, one of the delivery drivers went over to his house on sunday morning to check on him. he wasn't answering his door or the phone so the driver called 911. when police arrived, they found alexander in need of medical attention. he is now in the hospital in fair condition. and workers from dominos have been visiting alexander wishing him a speedy recovery. there's a new initiative in new jersey to save the lives of pets in peril. north star vets is donating their first round of oxygen pet masks and other first aid items to the florence township fire department. it comes in the wake of a
deadly fire in burlington county in february. firefighters rescued service dog buddy but he later died from burns to his body and severe smoke inhalation. the florence department says an average of two out of every five calls they receive include pets. >> we will be receiving as a matter of fact that fit the snout of a dog or cat and have a better feel and we can give them more oxygen much easier. >> north star vets plan to donate four more oxygen as a matter of fact kits to the fire department over the next month. time right now is 4:57 and coming up on "action news" more stories you didn't see last night. a woman is accused of using her beauty to lure victims, steal their identities and live a luxurious life at their expense. and the decoration found on the dashboard of a florida driver's truck turns out to be quite illegal. >> ♪ [ soft music ]
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, it is 5 o'clock on this tuesday may tenth. tam is off this morning and we are following breaking news. a driver strikes a bike ride interwest philadelphia and then takes off. we are live with the search for the motorist. three teenaged girls now face criminal charges in the death of a delaware girl who was in a bathroom fight. and shades of gray. the clouds are back and accuweather is tracking a few showers. let's turn now to meteorologist, david murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> good morning, matt. we do have