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4:30 a.m. on this monday september 19. breaking this morning. >> the bomb squad swarms a north jersey train station overnight after sceferl explosives are found in a trash can. fbi are speaking to five people after a blast in new york city. >> accuweather is tracking drenching downpours that move through the area just in time for the morning commute. >> the rain moves in from the western suburbs and david murphy has accuweather karen rogers has
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traffic. >> reporter: showers and thunderstorms popping through the northern and western suburbs at this point. thunderstorms clustered in and around fleetwood and reading. look at the drenching downpours we're getting out of this, as this moves toward the east. allentown, quakertown picking up some of this. there is a concern these are slow moving enough, there's enough heavy rain associated with this stuff it could produce ponding and puddling on streets. you don't want to drive through any flooded roads at this point. areas close to philadelphia is dry. there's a fairly thin line, heavy downpours to the north and the west. there's some in central and southern delaware and sprinkles here and there. we have certain issues out there this morning, we want you to be careful on the roads. 75 in millville. 07 in cape may.
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it's muggy even where it's not raining. we have dewpoints in the 70s that's oppressive humidity. you'll be dealing with the muggies again today. 73 degrees by 7:00 a.m., 75:10 a.m. threads a chance we get as high as 79. the rest of the afternoon we start to see the numbers settle. again periods of rain especially the first part of the day, some of it could link in parts of the region even in the later afternoon hours. karen rogers you'll be dealing with the roads this morning and some of them could be wet. >> reporter: that's right we continue to have troubles with mass transit in the northeast corridor and suspensions on amtrak, annie mccormick reporting live on the scene with that, as well from 30th street station. half of new jersey transit buses are cross honoring tickets because of the cancellations between elizabeth town and new
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york city. we have an accident blocking the right lane, an early morning accident you can see the car badly damaged, two vehicles off to the side, as well as police. watch for that eastbound on the schuylkill expressway. vine street expressway, approaching the schuylkill expressway, we can see traffic moving okay in both directions. no construction, no delays on the vine. looking good there. construction on the northeast extension southbound between lehigh valley and lansdale, the right lane blocked. >> we are following breaking news, a suspicious device exploded in a trash can near a north jersey train station as the bomb squad was attempting to disarm it. annie mccormick is live at 30th street station with the latest on what we know. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam, according to the fbi there was a suspicious package with multiple
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i am pro -- improvise device exploded this morning as the bomb squad attempted to disarmed it with a robot. two men discovered the device in the trash can around 8:30 p.m. they reported seeing wires and pipe coming out of the package. passengers were stuck on amtrak trains last night while new york-bound amtrak trains were held in trenton and new jersey bound amtrak trains were held at new york penn station. the mayor of elizabeth, new jersey, gave an update shortly after the explosion this morning. >> the robots that were going into disarm it, cut a wire and it exploded. i don't know the technicalologic
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perfect of that, i know there are other devices, i don't know what they are made up, they have to be removed. all the fragments from the other piece will have to be picked up so the fbi can investigate. >> now be back out here live, you can see two police dogs and amtrak at 30th street station, there are a couple of delays if you're heading on it on the amtrak train this morning, you want to check it before you leave. those delays are expected to affect the morning commute so listen to karen and we'll update you in the next couple half hours. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> we turn the investigation to saturday's explosion in new york city which bears similarities to the explosion in new jersey. the fbi took five people into custody overnight. katherine scott is following these developments live at the satellite center. >> reporter: matt, that's right, five we'll are being questioned
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they were pulled over by fbi agents in new york be they were taken into custody, so far nobody has been charged. last night authorities stopped a vehicle of interest on the belt parkway in new york around 8:45 p.m. investigators are questioning the people inside. meanwhile, a pressure cooker with a cell phone and exposed wiring was sent to fbi lab in quantico for analysis. the device was discovered blocks away from the initial blast in chelsea that injured 29 people. it was set to detonate like the chelsea explosion. the impact caught on surveillance footage. surveillance footage places a man at both scenes and now fbi wants to talk to him. >> there's no international connection with the incident, but, but, it is very, very early
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in the investigation. >> reporter: in seaside park experts removed three pipes intertwined inside the garbage can after one pipe detonated during a mapped out route meant to honor marines. participants were expected to pass by the race at the time, the race was delayed after an unattended backpack was discovered in the area. multiple law enforcement officials tell abc news that the cell phones used in new jersey and the new york blast are similar. they are looking at whether the two incidents are connected. it is something they are investigating at this time. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you katherine. investigators have identified the man accused of carrying out a stabbing spree at a minnesota mall.
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22-year-old was dressed as a security guard when he stabbed nine people saturday night. an off-duty police officer shot and killed him. isis claimed responsibility for the attack, it's not clear whether he was acting in their name. all nine victims are expect med med -- expected to make a full recovery. open statements will start today in the trial of the center city buildings collapse. the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the 6 people killed and 13 injured when the wall collapsed on the salvation army thrift store back in 2013. >> hillary clinton is making a campaign stop in philadelphia. the nominee will deliver a speech at noon. she is expected to discuss the importance of the election for ma -- millennial and you were
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urging them to register. republican presidential nominee, donald trump is expected to meet with the president of egypt today and new york city, a number of international leaders are there for a meeting at the u.n. this week. last week the clinton campaign announced she would be meeting with the egyptian president, as well as the president of ukraine. carson wentz makes his prime time debut tonight. he could become the if it rookie quarterback to start a season 2-0 in 50 years. the action cam was in chicago as the birds arrived yesterday. the eagles face the bears tonight. we are teaming up with phl17 live coverage, it begins with our countdown to kickoff once again on phl17. a pilot and four sky divers jump out of a plane moments before it crashes into a home. >> the ground gives way down
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south, millions of gallons of contaminated waste water spills into florida drinking water. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live shows us we have heavy showers and thunderstorms popping toward the northeast going through berks county and lang and additional stuff coming up from dover. if you're dressing the kids it's a good idea to keep the umbrella handy and more of the same this afternoon. i'll have the latest on that and the rest of the workweek call coming up in the accuweather seven day. >> sharks attacked three
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surfers off florida's atlantic coast. beach goers say they saw an uptick in shark sightings. all three were surfing at the time of the attack.
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>> it's muggy out there as you step out there today. >> reporter: muggy and rain inching its way toward philadelphia. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows it's mainly in the northern and western suburbs, there's thunderstorms mixed in and wherever you see that orange and possible street flooding we'll talk about that in a moment. let's get you outside, away from the northern and western areas we dry in and around philadelphia. the airport would be included there, of course, rain is on the way later. when it does hit it will be heavy at times. warm and muggy. storm tracker 6 live double scan great live imagery showing where the heavy stuff is falling right now. as we go up north, it's crewing through reading with the strong thunderstorms popping through. we have heavy downpours you can see the lightning in fleetwood and reading and down south. up in allentown, it's lighter
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stuff, obviously heavier rain on the way. we have a line of showers and thunderstorms coming through lancaster county. western edges of chester county around honeybrook could be picking up that before too much longer. we have showers and thunderstorms pushing up from the south. parts of south jersey picking up a blip of stuff there. the temperature 76 degrees right now. the dewpoint 72. it is very muggy out there. winds out of the south at 3 miles per hour. of course, you can get a heavier gust of wind heat of the thunderstorms. future tracker 6 at 9:00 a.m. showing we're in and out of this heavier stuff. it won't be raining everywhere at once. some of you may catch a break. by noon the latest model run has this from philadelphia down through south jersey, but it could be damp up north. 3:00 p.m., looks like most of the heavy stuff is concentrated
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farther to the south. the exact placement of the precipitation is unclear. keep an eye on radar as you head out. 73 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 75 by 10:00 a.m. 77 by noon, if we hit the high of 79 it will be early in the afternoon. and then we're back in the mid 70s. chance of showers and thunderstorm mixed in at any time through the morning and afternoon in south jersey and delaware in particular. high temperatures in the upper 70s pretty much everywhere. down the shore in the mid 70s. tomorrow we'll be looking at more of this, as there's an additional shower down by the shore the latest model run has this inching back up toward philadelphia. we'll we'll see if it makes that far. tropical storm carl is making its way out in the atlantic. if you're heading toward bermuda
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you may have have to change that. sun and clouds mixing tomorrow, 84 lingering showers as you just saw. not as humid on wednesday, 86. 86 on thursday, nice there. clouds and sun on friday, shower possible. not as warm on saturday, the coming weekend looking pretty good. remember when you're not on the air, you can get weather and traffic at, if you want weather, it's forward slash weather after the title. we do need rain. >> federal investigators are on their way to north carolina as they check the reason for a crash. ment bus was filled with college students heading to a game on saturday when the front left tire blew out. the school canceled classes today and bringing in brief counselors.
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a fireball captured on video turned out to be a plane crash into a home. the plane was carrying a pilot and four skydivers as part of the gilbert's constitutional fair. when it caught fire everybody parachuted to safety when the plane struck the house. the people inside the home were not hurt. crews in florida are trying to stop millions of gallons of waste water from going into a massive sinkhole. it opened up under a fertilizer plant. the company has assured people that the water is safe. many residents say they don't buy it and hit the streets in protest. >> people are tired of being walked over we want
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transparency. >> the company is offering residents water quality testing.
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>> welcome back we're looking live right now, as you can see out in penns landing. we have some storms out to the north and west.
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currently dry here in philadelphia as sky6 live hd looks live. the big story we continue with today is mass transit. because of the police activity in elizabeth we're seeing modifications. they are running acela express, but the situation is fluid. expect cancellations and changes. check ahead and give yourself extra time taking mass transit. new jersey transit suspended for the northeast corridor and the north jersey rail coastline. service suspended in both directions because of activity in elizabeth. what they are doing is cross honoring tickets for the path for those of you on new jersey transit. what a mess, schuylkill expressway expressway, emergency
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workers on the scene they are currently blocking all lanes. people are waiting to get by eastbound on schuylkill expressway eastbound at university of there's a tow truck on the scene. hopefully they are getting ready to wrap this up. looking in new jersey, >> sharmaine car was known for the eldest trapp daughter she performed 16 going on 17. she later wrote a book. car died from complications of a rare form of dementia she was 73 years old. colonial pipeline said it is starting construction on a temporary pipeline this will bypass the leading section of the pipeline in alabama that will bring gasoline to the east
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coast. more than 300,000 gallons of gas have leaked out of pipeline. the fallout continues over the massive recall of the samsung galaxy 7 cell phone. a man from florida said the phone exploded in his pocket. investors are looking ahead to the meeting of the federal reserve, what that might mean for the mark. markets ended last week down, they still look like they will be down at the open this morning. sully is number one at the box office based on the story of the miracle of the hudson. the horror revival blair witch came in second. from the silence to the endzone you will watch a high school senior score an emotion touchdown for his team and himself and his mom.
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police in philadelphia are investigating a possible hate crime. a wooden cross and gas tank were leaning against a church on saturday night. police are looking to find out why it was left there. hump back whale was
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