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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this saturday march 7. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," remembering a fallen officer, a memorial grows outside a philadelphia game store where a philadelphia police officer was gunned down. a popular restaurant is held up at gunpoint overnight now the search is on for the armed robber who made off with cash. >> flames shoot from a roof of an apartment building in delaware overnight. chris sowers joins us, we'll get the accuweather forecast, finally, some pleasant news. >> reporter: remember what i have been saying all along, i wanted one good snow, and then i'm done. it's time to move on, we're turning the clocks ahead time for spring. time for tulips and daisy. you can see camden in the distance, the sun is getting
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ready to rise. temperature-wise, it's a bitter start. philadelphia, record 9 degrees we're sitting at 1. 12. wilmington has set a record, atlantic city at the airport has set a record low this morning. temperatures in most areas are in the single digits. coatsville below zero. warrington 11. saint davids 5. single digits for everybody the exception being areas on the coast, because of the milder water. gandys beach 6. glassboro, 5. hoe cessing 9. we have clear skies above we'll keep it that way through the afternoon, and later the clouds roll in later on. not as cold today sun and clouds we're looking at a comfortable high, fairly
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comfortable, 39 degrees. we'll talk built 50s returning to the -- built 50s returning 50s. officer robert wilson died in a shootout trying to buy a birthday present for his son. two men tried to rob the game stop officer wilson was in uniform at the register. knowing other customers were around he moved away. >> he was taking rounds, he was being hit during the exchange of gunfire and continued to fight and shoot until the fatal wound was fired. officer wilson's partner shot and wounded one of the suspects carlton hipps is in the hospital charged with murder. his brother ramon williams is in
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jail charged with murder. black bunting hangs outside the 22nd district where officer wilson served. a mass is being said ins honor tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. the saint martin de porres. philadelphia detectives have a tool to obtain the evidence quicker than ever. vernon odem explains. >> reporter: august 2012 of surveillance video of moses walker heading to a north philadelphia bus stop after his overnight shift. you can see his killer stalking him. the red light of video from several local sources. the increase
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y improved computers are able to edit the video. >> we're able to edit the video quickly. >> reporter: the systems are new tools being hailed as tremendous step forward in gathering and disseminating video so the public can help. the computer was developed in philadelphia by the local fbi and philly police working in tandem. it's breath taking in it's ability it takes to get the video out to public. >> we can have it he edited out on the streets. >> reporter: 11 units of the philadelphia police department picked up their computers today it helps in high-profile cases like the 3 day abduction
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of gaither. the dwerpt technology is in more than a dozen field offices nationwide and being distributed to more and more city police forces. the kind of technology that is making sure that fewer chris are getting away with it. at fbi headquarters in philadelphia, vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> we invite you to stay with "action news" as we continue to cover the loss of officer wilson. information is available at the 6abc news app ready to download for apple and android devices. a bandit pulled a gun on jim's steaks on the 400 block of north 62nd street. nobody was hurt, surveillance
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cameras are being checked for clues, jims opened on north 62nd street in 1939. "action news" was in whitpain montgomery county as firefighters knocked out a fire 800 block of dekalb pike. the building was vacant. firefighters were contending with ice forming on the roads and sidewalks. flames destroyed partly of an apartment complex our delaware newsroom covered this story. the inferno ripped through two buildings the woods edge project. the buildings were under renovation and vacant. the fire is under control, the cause is still being determined. chopper 6 was on the scene as crews rescued a driver trapped inside their vehicle. the driver lost control and slammed into a tree on the 1400 brock of trenton road. the driver was taken to the
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hospital with serious injuries. police are investigating what caused the driver to lose control. chopper 6hd was high above as firefighters worked to free a horse stuck in a ditch in edgemont, delaware county. the animal fell into the ditch. the required was not hurt, but the horse couldn't get out of its own. it took an hour to pull the horse to safety. a search party will be out looking for a missing 13-year-old boy from newtown square. he left his home wednesday and hadn't been seen or heard from since. last night a professional search and rescue team has been searching for him. his parents said he left home because he was upset because of trouble with school work. >> this is the first time he's been on his own for any lent of time. >> he was last seen wearing a gray ski jacket and black panels and boots his family created a
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facebook page to help in the search. a 13-year-old is missing the teen suffers from depression, police say she hangs out in the area from 60th to 63rd streets between market and locust. if you know where she is call southwest detectives. philadelphia job rates went up 1.5%. the rate across the nation is gaining steam. the jobless rate fell from 5-point # to 5.5. but the robust numbers prompted fears of interest rates that caused investors to beat a hasty retreat on wall street, the dow lost 297 points. the most expensive car ever, we have details on how
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much this car will set you back. plus, things are starting to move on a kentucky highway after 100 cars became stranded in the snow, chris. >> reporter: eva we have our fair share of record cold this morning. temperatures are down into the single digits in some locations below zero in lancaster. this is the last time you'll see numbers this cold this winter season. we have a warmup in the seven day. i'll have it for you next. i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was
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looks like a parking lot. hundreds of cars and trucks were stranded on i-65. it took two days for some of the drivers to be able to get to their vehicles. that also craziness. >> reporter: that's the bluegrass state. it's been so white across the bluegrass state. i used to live in bowling green kentucky they average 5 inches of snow. they have had three storms of 7 inches or more. portions of eastern kentucky picked over 2 feet. they got walloped out there. we have a nice morning around the delaware valley, temperatures are bitter cold. 1 degrees in philadelphia. not quite record territory, the record is 9. we're close but some areas have already set new records.
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dewpoint, 5. winds out of the west/southwest at 5 miles per hour. minus one in lancaster. 1 in reading. millville, 6. trenton 8. wildwood, 21. satellite and radar finally got a nice quiet weekend for a change. no storm system also out there as we expand the view. today and tomorrow look nice and quiet. most of the upcoming week looks quiet, as well. there's a chance of a couple showers later. chicago, 27. saint louis 42. the numbers look chilly, but compared to where they've been over the last several days it's not too bad. look at the snow. now that we got past february, baltimore, 115% philadelphia,
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above normal. new york city, 170%. boston and lexington, 235 and 345%. lexington kentucky has seen over 45 inches of snow, they average maybe 15 so, again it's about a brutal winter. future tracker with the temperatures, this morning birpt birpt -- bitter cold, look how quickly the numbers climb. allentown, 32, millville 38 degrees by 4:00 p.m. most locations top out in the upper 30s low 40s. overnight tonight the temperatures will drop, it will be mild compared to where we are this morning. these are tomorrow morning lows, tomorrow low 30s. decent amount of blue skies clouds roll in later this afternoon. it will be breezy from time to
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time. 39 is the forecasted high in wilmington an philadelphia. millville, 38 and dover 40. cape may 38. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 39 degrees, milder tomorrow, 46 degrees, again we springment clocks ahead one hour overnight tonight. monday, 49. tuesday is the only day where the weather looks iffy. the system pulls through it's a quick-moving system. there's no snow or ice with this one, 46 degrees. wednesday we add ten 56. thursday, 50. friday, sun to clouds, 46 degrees, we're getting there we have work to do but not bad. >> that 56 looks awesome. >> reporter: you remember last week i said it was 56 and we got to 43. >> hope hopefully you're right this time. at the p-a convention center the action cam started at the negro college fund
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>> reporter: welcome back, everyone 6:00 # 2 saturday morning, the day planner looks pretty nice, lots of sunshine. the temperatures are quickly climbing. some locations are in the single digits. 8:00 a.m., 19 degrees, 10:00 a.m., 27 lunchtime above freezing at 32. here's the satellite and the radar. the jet stream the storm track the way it works north of the line it's cold, south of the line it would be mild. over the last couple of weeks the jet stream has looked something like this. we have had bitter cold air from canada over the last couple of weeks. the jet stream will start to look like, the lower 48 is finally on the mild side of that line. the winds will shift in a west,
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east fashion that will allow the pacific air to rails across the country. we'll start to see hos and 50s -- 40s and 50s return. don't forget we looks like an hour of sleep overnight tonight and spring ahead daylight savings time. check the batteries in your smoke detecters. the flyers face off against the brewers and college hoops on town, yukon visits temple, here's ducis rogers with the rest of sports. >> reporter: good morning, the sixers get to enjoy home cooking for the next week or so. later afternoon's game against utah begins a five-game home stance. allen iverson is in the house. sixers up 1 at the break. third quarter sixers in
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transition. nerlens noel, sixers up 3. the 4th quarter hayward leads 25 points. the sixers lose. the hawks are here tonight. spring training is not about wins and losses it is about working on little things that will make you suckful come the regular season. successful come the regular enseason. cole hamels facing the yankees in his 2015 spring training debut. hamle ises happy that the games have begun. >> i meant to go out and face
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hitter. batting practices are great bullpens are great there's extra adrenaline and focus that you need when you have a guy in there from the opposing team. yankees score for in the last inning. phillies lose 4-1. the flyers are 4 points behind the bruins for the final playoff spot. >> it's going to be a great game. this is the type of moments as hockey players make the game fun. >> that's why you play hockey games like this and have that rush, you want to win. the union open their season this afternoon against the colorado rapids, you can catch the game on 6abc at 4:00 p.m. that's sports, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a good weekend.
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>> a memorial grows in north philadelphia where police officer was killed in the line of duty. more overnight police open
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fire on suspect it is following a shooting in an old city parking lot. somber anniversary president obama and george w.bush attend events to mark 50 years since the march in selma alabama. first though, chris sowers is here for a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. a little bit of happiness in the forecast this weekend. in the back of my mind, you were putting this thing together, christmas we were 65 degrees and here we are two weeks away from the start of spring and some areas are close to zero. wow, boy do we need a break. we'll get it in the 7 day forecast which you will see in ten or 15 minutes. temperatures will climb back in the 50s. we're in the single digits, the sun is coming up. it's going to be an icy cold morning. with that sailed be on the look out for black ice -- with that said be on the look out for black ice.
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there could black ice mainly on the back roads secondary roads parking lots things like that. if it appears to be wet it will be glazed over. 5 in pottstown, 8 in would it. 5 in saint davids. 10 in quakertown. 11 in center city. across south jersey and delaware, lots of single digits showing up. glass borough, 5. dover, 8. hammonton, 3. on the boardwalk in atlantic city you're a little bit milder you're 21 thanks to the ocean influence the ocean temperatures in the low 30s. satellite and real estate the car, no storm systems in the foreseeable future. we have clouds across the u.s./canadian border. we'll clouds to the north. sun and clouds, temperatures climbing above freezing around lunchtime. 2:00 p.m., 38 degrees. 5:00 p.m., there's another 38 a slight increase in clouds, high temperatures topping out close to 40.
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when i come back i'll show yous in the seven-day forecast. >> a family community and the city of philadelphia is grieving the death of police officer robert wilson. we're learning more about why wilson was inside the game stop store at the time of the robbery. meanwhile, charges have been filed against the brothers accused of killing wilson. sharrie williams has all the details. >> reporter: balloons blowing in the winds candles lit all partly of a small memorial at the shopping plaza where officer robert wilson was murdered. willie wilson came by to pay his respects. he had the same last name of the officer, he planned to go to the plaza at the time of the shooting, but changed his plans at the last minute. >> that could have been us in the store. >> reporter: officer wilson went inside the game stop at 21st and lehigh shopping for a gift for his 8-year-old son whose birthday is monday.
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two armed suspects, brothers walked in and announced a holdup. officer wilson pulled his weapon confronting the two now caught in a raging gun battle. >> he is moving back and forth firing at both suspects who were firing at him. he was taking ruined, he was actually being hit during the exchange of gunfire but he continued to fight and shoot until the fatal wound was fired. >> reporter: williams and hipps have been charged with murder. at the 22 district where officer wilson was assigned a steady stream of people brought food and flowers paying respect to the 30-year-old father of two boys. >> we wanted to give on you condolences and say we appreciate the service. >> reporter: the department said officer wilson saved lives as customers and employees were inside the store. the shootout all captured on surveillance video. >> i've seen a lot of heroic
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actions on the part of the police officers over the years. very proud to be part of this profession. i have not seen any that rose above what i saw on that video. >> reporter: here at the 22nd district black bunting hangs at the front of the buildings in honor of their falling brother. both suspects have been charged with murder. the d.a. tells us he will likely seek the death penalty. in north philadelphia, sharrie williams channel 6 "action news." >> we've seen the police recordings from the police shooting, you can hear the raw emotions and the dispatcher.
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>> scholarship's 49th awards dinner this event recognizes avoids for extraordinary acts of bravery and raises money for emergency personnel killed in the line of duty. organizers pledged support for wilson's family. a church in the neighborhood where wilson lives is holding a service in honor of officer willson. the police department has established a trust fund for the family. you can find it at "action news" like the page to get updates on your feed. new this morning philadelphia police responding to a shooting ended up firing
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off a shot at a car. it all happened at 2nd and chestnut in old city around 2:30. they found the man shot in the leg. officers spotted a cargoing the wrong way on -- cargoing the wrong way on chestnut street. the officer shot at the car the car crashed into the fence the three suspects were taken into custody. a young man was shot in the back and killed in north philadelphia. the shooting happened after 2:00 a.m. on the 2100 block of west indiana avenue. the victim had no i.d. he died at temple university hospital. a broken sewage line caused a sinkhole in south jersey, officials say the compromised section of the sewage line was a
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couple of feet long, the family did not have to evacuate. new jersey senator bob menendez said he has behaved appropriately in office. a report said ma now and -- menendez could be indicted over his relationship with a florida doctor who is a political donor. the charges could come in the next couple of weeks. breaking news, russian state media report two suspects have been detained in the murder of boris nemtsov the option political leader gunned down a week ago. they are not clarifying whether the suspects include the gunman. many say the shooting was saturday of his criticism of vladimir putin. today marks 50 years since bloody sunday when civil rights
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activists walked from selma to montgomery. we go to selma alabama with more on the commemorative events. ryan? >> reporter: go togood morning eva thousands are expected to hear president obama speak on the bridge that marks the 50th anniversary of this transformative moment in the civil rights movement. selma, alabama march 7 1965. what was supposed to be a nonviolent march for voting rights turned into bloody sunday. 600 demonstrators were met with state troopers armed with tear gas and guns. many were badly beaten, some hospitalized. they were led by civil rights activists.
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>> we felt much more determined we had to continue we had to go on to montgomery, the nation reacted when people saw the photographs on television and read the stories in the newspapers. a few weeks later they completed their march led by martin luther king. the march sparked broad public support that's credited to the passage of the voting rights act of 1965 by congress. marches have recreated the historic 54-mile trek many times since beginning the journey by crossing the iconic bridge. the bridge a civil rights landmark where the nation's first african-american president will stand and speak saturday. >> what happened in selma is an american experience, michelle and i will be traveling to selma to pay tribute not just as president or first lady or
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african-americans or americans. >> reporter: the 50th anniversary of the marchs arrives on the year wrought with racial tensions across the u.s., like the shooting of an unarmed black man in missouri and chokehold death of an unarmed black man in new york city. a racially charged modern backdrop against the 3 day pilgrimage to honor those who supported voting rights for african-americans a half century ago. and back here live, president obama expected to speak around 2:30 eastern time. in addition to president obama and his wife, george w.bush and his wife will be in attendance, as well as a bye partly sandel gas station of one -- bipartisan
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delegation that will arrive in selma. >> police chief of ferguson, missouri is still on the job after a scathing justice department report. so far a court clerk has been fired and two police officers have resign over racist e-mails. still much more to come on "action news" start morning big discovery. nasa says new details reveal mars had a vast ocean. many are hoping old man winter doesn't bring anymore snow after completely running out of supplies. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" saturday morning continues in just a moment.
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>> virginia is struggling to handle old man winter, the salt piles cruised to treat winter storms is almost gone. arlington county had to use sand the salt shipment did not arrive in time. meteorologist chris sowers, trying to poo poo my happiness on the warmup. it's not going to last. >> reporter: we have a nice warmup this week, the cold is
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not done yet. i look to the north i see areas to the hudson bay it's cold up there. the reservoir hadn't run dry just yet. but next week will be the nicest week of the year so far. in the meantime there's the view of the camden water front. you can see the ice on the delaware. temperatures are cold this morning. we're down to 11 degrees in in philadelphia. there have been several areas that have broke records where with -- we see temperatures in the single digits. it's cold here, it's snowy here, but it could be worse wait until you see what's going on in chicago. lancaster, #. 1. trenton 8 degrees. atlantic city new record low lancaster, reading new record lows. satellite and radar nothing going on, a couple of clouds running across the great lake
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states. that's where they will stay. there could be high, thin clouds from time to time, that's about it. there's not much to talk about from the west coast the continental divide heading east of the mississippi. it's nice and quiet. mother nature is going to give us a break i'm one tolls the glass is -- to say the glass is half full. look what's going on in chicago. they have 14 subzero low temperatures, sub freezing high temperatures, 43 times they have achieved that mark. they have had snow on the groanld -- ground for consecutive 49 degrees. it's been brutal across the midwest and the great lakes. for us in philadelphia, just a few high, thin clouds rolling in later on. partly cloudy overnight tonight. tomorrow sunday, same thing skies of blue, a few clouds from time to time.
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milder temperatures. the only fly in the ointment, the winds will pick up a little bit. the winds out of the west/southwest at 15 to 25 miles per hour. there could be occasional gusts that make the 39 degrees feel like 33, 34. sun and clouds, breezy, winds out of the southwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight partly cloudy, not as cold. 26 degrees outlying suburbs 30 degrees for center city. the exclusive accuweather forecast 46 degrees, turning milder for sunday. this is still below average. 49 monday, clouds and sun, this is below average tuesday is below average. wednesday not too bad. getting back to tuesday clouds. there could showers as the system pulls through. it's a quick mover there won't be any snow or ice but there could enough to make for a miserable afternoon. once that pulls through a warm front punches through 56 degrees thursday, 50, and
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friday highs in the upper 40s. >> it will be a nice little break. >> reporter: a break. >> nasa says life may have existed on mars, nasa said an ocean covered part of the planet. nasa's 20/20 mission to mars may provide more clues about the planet. e good. what have you been feeding us all these years?
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 67:55 saturday morning, you're looking at current tempts that look like january as opposed the beginning of march. reading set a new record. lancaster a new record. wilmington has broken a record. dover set a new record. atlantic city set a record. trenton i have to double check. poconos nowhere near the record, but it's cold up there. philadelphia record 9. we're at 11. you get the idea it's a bone-chilling morning across the delaware. mother nature will give us a little relief. the northern branch. jet stream or the storm track that controls all the bitter cold air is sitting up here. it will retreat to the north an that will allow the winds to go west to east and through the
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second half of the weekend. temperatures go above freezing today and later in the 40s and 50s next week. union kicks off the season later this afternoon with a combination of sun and clouds, a little chilly for march but better than yesterday with highs in the 30s. eva? >> ever wish you could see your name in lights? now you can build your own marquee sign for less than 50 bucks. the designers from the live well note work knock it off will show you how. >> reporter: custom marquee signs can cost thousands of dollars, but not this one this set us back 40 bucks. >> what are we doing? >> this is like a super fun project. marquee signs are super popular i'm seeing them everywhere. this is a fun project to bring glitz and glam to any room.
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7:00 a.m., saturday, match -- march 7. remembering a fallen officer, a memorial groals outside a philadelphia game store where a philadelphia police officer was gunned down. a popular restaurant was held up at gunpoint. the search is on for the armed robber who made off with cash. flames shoot from the roof of an apartment building, but first, let's head outside to chris sowers it is cold, you can see the breath come out of you this morning. >> reporter: it's bitter out here. weit looks like a winter wonderland here. we have good amount of snow on the terrace. looks winter like this morning and feels winters like this morning. spring is less than two weeks away. lancaster, minus 1. that's a new record low. reading new record low of 2. wilmington, atlantic c


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