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one-year-old and the rest of his family. >> happening today, super tuesday showdown. we'll break down what this pivotal day means for the presidential candidates. >> and march comes in like a lamb but don't think those lions aren't going to be let loose soon. sunshine and 60-degree temperatures will soon be replaced by wind and rain. >> good morning, it's 5:30 here on this tuesday march first. that's okay, dave murphy, because i know spring is around the corner, all this stuff is moving out of here. karen rogers also has your roads. good morning. >> march is typically a very windy month and you can have storms coming through and rain, even some snow but we're actually beginning the day with -- or the month without any of that today. right now there's a little bit of cloud cover falling apart well to the north. we'll start out with some sunshine. temperatures aren't too bad. still at 40 trees in philadelphia. we have dipped into the mid 30's in allentown and 38 in wilmington. still below the freezing mark in millville and 42 up in trenton. winds aren't all that bad today, either. this morning they're in the single digits in most spots. so, clear skies, cool conditions this morning
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certainly. 39 by 6 o'clock and 40 by 8 o'clock with those numbers above average and this afternoon we have an above average day as well. 53 degrees by noon. fair amount of sunshine today. light winds and 58 degrees is your forecast high. we do have some rain arriving later tonight. that could extend into tomorrow morning's commute. i'll have details on that with future tracker6, karen. >> all right, dave, we've got a couple of problems with disabled vehicles this morning. here's one. this is the schuylkill westbound past the conshohocken curve as you head towards the blue route you'll be dealing with that. also in hatfield township, over here montgomery county a new disabled vehicle here on bergey road at richmond road. as we take a live look at i-95, here we're looking live approaching cottman, that's your southbound traffic headed towards center city. the overhead lights are out it's a dark ride in. be careful of that. all lanes are opened so you should be all right. just take it easy. let's hop into new jersey. this is what it looks like on 42. that's northbound traffic at creek road. a pretty easy 13 minute ride from the a.c. expressway to the walt whitman bridge so coming up from turnersville blackwood or deptford you're
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looking good. one issue in new jersey we have is some emergency road work that's going on right now in mercer county. they've shut down 206 at lover's lane so if you're in this area stick to mercer road as your alternate, matt. >> thanks karen. we're following developing news here. police follow a trail of knives and debris to the scene of a double shooting. it all happened while a one-year-old boy was nearby. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at the east detectives division with the latest on this investigation. katherine. >> reporter: matt, two men were shot, one is in critical condition, the other is in stable condition. when the gunman fled, he left with several family members including a one-year-old boy and police are particularly concerned about that little boy because they say he was in the home at the time those shots were fired so they want to make sure he's okay and detectives here at the east division are investigating this case. investigators are hearing that this started with an argument, that people on both sides of that argument live in separate apartments on the second floor of a row home on the 3900 block of north percy street in
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hunting park. police say that argument turned physical. knives were involved. then someone pulled a gun. just before midnight, police were called out for a report of a person with a weapon. when officers got there, the front door was wide open. a trail of blood along the steps and walls led them upstairs. >> when the officers checked the property to see if there was anyone injured inside they saw an obvious sign avenue violent struggle. there were three knives on the second floor hallway floor. there were broken glasses, a broken beer bottle. there was things spilled. >> reporter: and what police -- while police were in that apartment they learned two men in their 20's with multiple gun shot wounds showed up by private auto to the hospital and then they connected this to that case. police know who they're looking for. they know the names of the people but they haven't released them yet. live in hunting park, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> katherine thank you for that. new here on "action news"
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the fire marshal is looking into an early morning blaze in southwest philadelphia. the flames broke out around midnight. they quickly spread through two floors avenue row home on guyer avenue near 64th street. no reports, though, of injuries. no one was home when a fire broke out in gloucester township, new jersey. firefighters hosed down the smoldering scene late last night. flames melted through all of the front porch, in fact leaving nothing but the frame behind. the calls of that fire is not yet known. >> a bensalem high school student is accused of selling marijuana brownies to middle schoolers. 18-year-old jacob francisco faces charges of possession of marijuana with intender to deliver and corruption of minors. a group of seventh graders at shafer middle school ate the drug laced brownies last week. fellow classmates notified teachers who reported it to police. >> ♪ >> in politics now, front runners donald trump and hillary clinton looking to sweep several key states. today's results could mean the
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end of the road for some of the other candidates. abc's stephanie ramos is live in alexandria, virginia, where those polls will open up at 6:00 a.m. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: good morning, to you. you got it, voters can cast their ballots starting at 6 o'clock this morning here in alexandria, virginia and as soon as polls close in all 12 states, we could effectively have nominees for both parties. super tuesday is here. the biggest voting day of the year leading up to the general election. voters in a dozen states and a u.s. territory will go to the polls today with 1610 delegates at stake. hours before polls open, the candidates zigzagging across the country holding rallies trying to nab those last minute votes in order to snag their party's nomination. >> let me be very clear to the men and women of texas. i will not compromise away your religious liberties. >> reporter: ted cruz hoping to win big in his home state of texas. talking religious liberty and the supreme court nomination.
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>> you know what they say about men with small hands. >> reporter: marco rubio's barrage of insults against donald trump subsiding by the end of the day but at a trump rally in virginia tension. >> get them out. >> reporter: a large group of student protestors marched out of the event and as they passed, a photographer from time magazine thrown to the ground by a secret service agent. the secret service now investigating. >> i don't think america has ever stopped being great. what we need to do now is make america whole. >> reporter: hillary clinton hoping to keep her lead over bernie sanders. >> now it is time for massachusetts to lead the political revolution. >> reporter: but a fundraising e-mail from clinton shows her looking beyond sanders and targeting gop frontrunner donald trump, the latest national polls showing 49 percent of republican voters would support a president trump. here in virginia many more voters are expected to turn
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out today just a few seconds ago we saw the very first person show up to cast his ballot but a lot of voters expected to turn out today, much more than the last time both parties ran their presidential primaries here. in alexandria, virginia, stephanie ramos for channel6 "action news." >> thanks, stephanie. new jersey governor chris christie told a radio audience that he won't rule out running for president again. he also defended his endorsement of donald trump saying he has the best chance to beat hillary clinton. christie refused to say whether he would consider running for vice president with trump or serving in a trump cabinet. >> turning now to accuweather enjoy, get outside today. tomorrow might be a -- >> tomorrow right in the morning is going to be not great 'cause it will be early rain. after that it gets windy so today overall is a nicer day. storm tracker6 double scan shows we're dry. winds not as strong as they were yesterday. camera rock steady down there in chester as we look at the commodore barry bridge and we'll get plenty of sunshine
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up over the horizon. not a lot of cloud cover in this shot. temperature 40 degrees. a couple disturbs in the 30's. winds running at 7 miles per hour really isn't too bad out there. get your coat on get going. 40 degrees in philadelphia, still 36 in allentown, down to 38 in wilmington, 42 trenton, 40 reading. millville is one of the colder spots still staying down below the freezing mark there and 43 in wildwood. satellite though shows that you cloud cover really starting to not only hang up to the north of us but also falling apart a little bit. it's also going to be mild today. 40 degrees by 8 o'clock, 44 by 10 o'clock. by noon, you have hit the 50-degree mark and by 3 o'clock, 58 degrees as march indeed is arriving like a lamb. it's going to be well above average this afternoon, light winds and a good looking day. high temperatures up in the lehigh valley little bit cooler but not bad, 55 degrees there. 56 is your high in reading. 54 in trenton. 56 in wilmington. and millville and about five
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and a four down in cape may, new jersey, this afternoon. then later tonight, and we're starting future tracker at 8 o'clock, the clouds will be thicker and after about 9 o'clock or so, there could be a couple of light sprinkles and showers around and then we get later into the overnight and into tomorrow morning and there are a few more showers. it does look like the bulk of this will probably be coming through during at least the first part of the morning commute. by about 8 o'clock, though, it looks like most of that is off the coast and then we'll probably start returning some sunshine into play. the other big thing about tomorrow, though, is that behind that front we get that typical march blustery wind building in. gusting to 40 miles per hour tomorrow. it will turn sunny tomorrow. we'll get a high of 49 early in the day but it will be blustery through the day and then that temperature is going to start to fall. by dinnertime we'll be back down around 40. your exclusive accuweather 7-day bright and still nice today so as tam mentioned today is a great day to get out there and get stuff done if you have stuff to do and then tomorrow we get rain early in the morning. sun coming back but it will be blustery and again that
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temperature falling. it will be cooling down during the day. brisk and colder then on thursday, a high of 40. friday clouds, 39 degrees and we're still watching that southern system down in the carolinas that could be just close enough to brush us with a touch of snow. doesn't look like it will be any more than maybe a coating to an inch or so but that again would be friday. and then some improvement on saturday, getting back up to 45 degrees there. on sunday, in the morning there could be aurin or snow showea rain or snowshower aroun. sunday afternoon's high is 46. monday we start to turn milder again getting unto 53 degrees. not bad. >> not bad at all. thank you david. it is 5:40. developing right now the very late of the on the man who police say held california police at bay for hours after kidnapping a woman and two small children. >> the man accused of begunking down three people at a colorado planned parenthood facility explains in his own words what drove him to murder. karen. >> we're in fishtown looking at girard avenue at frankford avenue. everybody moving okay. we're clear. we're dry.
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we're going to take you to delaware county, check out the blue route and we have a new accident in montgomery county coming up. >> also when we come back a win for appel in their battle with the fbi but a lot of back and forth here. that story a little later on "action news."
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>> let's go over to your secret weapon to get you around any trouble. that would be karen rogers. >> i like that. i could be their secret weapon thanks for that tam. i feel like a superhero. we have a new problem in hatfield township. it's an accident on bethlehem pike 309 at unionville pike. we have a disabled vehicle that stuck out here on bergey road at richmond street. we've seen a handful of disabledisableddisabledisabled . live in delaware county blue route at baltimore pike. no weather related problems impacting us today. you have a good ride coming from radnor broomall, no big issue right there. one more thing we have is new construction. it began yesterday. it lasts through june so it's going to be out here for awhile in solebury township bucks county. river road will be closed between cuttalossa and laurel roads. on your commuter traffic report this is the first time i've noticed someone reporting a hazard on the road and the hazard is people are speeding
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watch for his on street road near westtown road. let's check the temperatures. it's 40 degrees in philadelphia. chillier than it was yesterday. only 30 in millville. 36 degrees in allentown but the afternoon is going to be pretty nice. 58 degrees so before the cold weather comes, get out there and enjoy it today, tam. >> okay, i'll do my best. thank you, karen. developing right now police in southern california are searching for a man who led them on a chase with his two young children and their mother in the car. this all started as a domestic dispute in los angeles county almost 12 hours ago. the woman has a restraining order against this suspect. he's wanted for suspicion of kidnapping. so the chase took a bizarre turn with the suspect stopping at several intersections even calling police when his car battery died the suspect ran off into the brush leaving the woman and the children behind. they were not physically hurt. he's still out there. >> the man accused of a deadly shooting spree inside a planned parenthood in colorado springs is speaking out behind bars explaining what he says drove him to kill.
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57-year-old robert deer is undergoing a mental competency evaluation. he proclaimed his guilt during loud outburst in a preliminary hearing. three people died nine others injured in last november attack. in this phone interview deery deer called those that died that day casualties of war. >> reporter: do you value life? >> of course. that's why i did it. i killed three and i saved 3,000. >> deer is charged with first degree murder an update on his mental competency is set for this month. >> representatives of appel and the fbi will testify on capitol hill over encryption and privacy. the hearing comes one day after a judge in new york denied the request. the ruling gives the government plans to appeal yesterday's decision. >> 5:46. a hunting dog is now up there
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with the likes of lassie after helping to find and rescue a missing toddler. >> google has pried itself on the fact that none of its self driving vehicles have been the cause of any crashes. >> we'll have your day planner forecast coming up next.
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in the woods. >> i love when those dogs really help out like that. let's take a look outside. i'm going to help you out in chadds ford delaware county. here we're looking on route one baltimore pike at creek road. no problems between kennett square and concordeville. you're looking good right here in chadds ford. in new castle county here barley mill road will close between brackenville and rolling mills road from 9:00 until 3:00 today. they're removing trees. stick to lancaster pike route 48 instead, dave. >> i was walking yesterday an lady rolled down her window and said did you call for these winds. i said we d this morning i'm happy to report you're seeing the winds ease back a bit and they'll stay less today. temperatures are also while starting out cool we're down around 40 right now, still getting mild later on. 42 degrees by 9 o'clock but up to 47 by 11 o'clock and 50 as soon as noon. 56 degrees by 2 o'clock and we're going to get a high today of 58 degrees right in there around 3 o'clock. fair amount of sunshine today. lighter winds and a great day to get stuff done because
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tomorrow the blustery gusty winds are coming back. matt. >> thank you, david. and you can get that seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker6 radar by heading to happening today, a virginia police officer who was killed on her first day on the job will be laid to rest. hundreds of police in woodbridge paid tribute to her last night. they joined a procession to escort the body of officer ashley guindon to the clap pell fochapelfor funeral servic. she was shot and killed on saturday. her accused killer army staff sergeant ronald hamilton is being held without bond. this is new. a google self driving car was involved in a fender-bender and for the first time it was the responsible party. the car detected sand bags near a storm drain in the silicon valley, changed lanes and ran into a public bus. google says the car's test driver thought the bus would yield and did not have control before the collision. the car was rolling at 2 miles per hour.
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the bus was going 15. no one was hurt. >> a man was caught on camera stealing a package and detectives say they need your help to track him down. on january 26th the man rode his bike up to a home in the 1100 block of north gallow street in northern liberties. he grabbed an amazon package from the door and opened it up. he placed each item in his backpack. he kept the box and left. if you recognize the man call east detectives. >> time is now 5:52. up next the delaware county mother-son duo that is accused of selling drugs out of their own home. >> also a fight among 30 girls put a pittsburgh school on lockdown. >> ♪
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america runs on dunkin'. >> erin andrews delivered emotional testimony in a national courtroom. the sportscaster told jurors about the grief she continues to feel because a man secretly shot nude videos of her and then posted them on the internet in 2008. >> he was everywhere. publicity. scandal, she did it to herselfly my naked body was on the front page of the new york post. like they put bars over my body parts. my girlfriend is calling me telling me she was run argue round new york city throwing coffee on all the papers because she felt so bad. >> andrews is suing the national marriott hotel claiming the hotel made it too easy for michael barrett to record her. barrett spent more than two years in federal prison. >> a mother and her son are behind bars accused of selling heroin out of their upper
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darby home. police say 24-year-old malcolm peck sold heroin to an undercover officer. the delaware county drug task force found 470 bags of heroin packaging material cash and a gun inside the home peck was sharing with his mother tionne. neighbors say the pecks recently moved onto the block. >> all them drugs in that house and i'm shocked. i got four kids over here. >> court records reveal that malcolm peck has prior weapons and drug charges dating back to 2011. police say the drug bust is an indicator of the area's growing heroin epidemic they say they've taken almost a thousand bags of heroin off the streets in the last few weeks. >> a philadelphia woman is recovering from the city's first case of the zika virus. health officials say the woman is over the age of 60 and recently returned from a trip to the caribbean. the center for disease control also confirmed new jersey's second travel related zika virus case. the infection is typically mild in adults but it is a danger to pregnant women
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because it may lead to birth defects. >> hollywood is mourning the loss of oscar winning character actor george ken deal. he won a best supporting actor oscar as the role of the convict in cool hand luke. he was in the airport movies and played a police detective in the naked gun trilogy. kennedy appeared in more than 180 movies and tv shows with a career that spanned almost 60 years. he was 91 years old. you may not have known his name butted one of those faces that you would see him and go i've seen him in so many things. >> yes. 5:57 now. we're following a developing story. a fight between families leads to gunfire in the hunting park apartment they share. a live update is next. >> and later secrets on cutting back on sugar without giving up on some of your favorite foods. (vo) new tidy cats lightweight 4-in-1
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program. with matt o'donnell, cam cam, karetamalaedwards, karen rogersd meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6 o'clock on this tuesday. hey, it's march first. we're working on several developing stories. >> a heated argument between two families sharing a home took a violent turn and gunfire erupted. we're live with the details. >> the sweet about face. philadelphia mayor kenney now supports a plan that would have city residents paying a little more for their sodas. >> super tuesday showdown. it's make or break for a number of presidential candidates. all of them are scrambling for last minute support. >> let's see if this day will be super for us with david and karen. >> looking pretty good to start out. certainly cool enough for a good thick coat. but as you take a look at satellite we've got a lot of sunshine in store with cloud cover well off to the north and it look like we'll probably maintain a fair amount of sunshine through the majority of the day. and while we have slipped to 39 degrees in philadelphia, there's not much wind this mo


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