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pennsylvania. we'll have an update of the balanced eagle who was protecting her eggs around the clock. philadelphia celebrates all things irish in one of the oldest st. patrick's day parade in the country. >> eyes are smiling today. >> it's not raining. >> reporter: there you go. no rain on the parade. we'll get you outside and show you what's going on. it's cloudy and it is chilly, but we don't have the rain. we're down in cape may the winds are picking up out of the west/northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. that's the big difference today. you'll notice the winds whipping everything around, we'll see gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. we'll set it in motion, that's going back to 8:00 p.m. that's the last of the lane that pulled through. we have -- rain that pulled through. we have cloud cover moving in.
we'll see another swath in new england, white mountains in vermont and new hampshire and boston will see snow out of that. as that system pulls through, it will push the clouds into our neck of the woods. wilmington 1.3 inches of rain yesterday, allentown .9. a good soaking throughout the area. today we'll see cloudy skies temperatures will struggle. we'll have 50 degrees by 3:00 p.m. shooting for a high of 52. but with that wind it will never feel like the 50s, it will feel like the low to mid 40s. no big storms in the forseeable future. wait until you see the numbers in the seven-day forecast, we've adjusted them down. i'll have the details in ten minutes. >> a delaware county couple had a rude awakening when a pick up truck slammed into their home on
hidden valley road. nobody was hurt in the crash. the driver was taken into police custody following the accident. seven people were hurt after a three car crash in wilmington. delaware state police one vehicle swerved to avoid debris and hit the barrier. another vehicle sideswiped that car and a limo crashed into them. four children and three adults were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >> a kensington man is hospitalized after his homes collapsed inside. take a look at the video of the man climbing out of rubble on the 2700 block of he would recalled street. -- he street. >> reporter: this dramatic video
was captured by an "action news" viewer. >> i woke up, my brother woke up, he was like what happened. >> i woke my husband up and said eric's house fell. >> reporter: the footage shows the homeowner trying to climb out of the debris. but his sister said he was partially paralyzed on his right side before the collapse and was having difficulty getting out. >> thank god he's alive. >> it's like he has nine lives. he's been through everything. >> reporter: relatives say he recently lost his mother and best friend and aunt all within the last few months. now he lost his house but he is in the hospital with a broken back and has to undergo surgery. the city warned him that his home was in danger of clams and he had to get out. >> the house has been falling down since i was little. everybody has been telling him
the house would fall down. >> reporter: looking at the debris it looks like a bomb fell on the home. >> he has somebody watching him, because he should have been dead. >> reporter: relatives say there's a 50/50 chance he may walk again or be paralyzed for life. right now they are hoping and praying for the best. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> a home in ocean county, after a blast in sea i'd highlights. the home exploded on the first floor. a contractor was doing maintenance work at the home at the time. a gas main was left open inside the home. a 26-year-old woman who was upstairs at the time was taken to the hospital for valuation. a replica of a memorial sits on the site of a building collapse two years ago.
a design team put up a the model so they can make adjustment also before the memorial is built. the projected cost of the park along with the endowment is 1.$3 million. half that money has been raised. family friends and colleagues offered a farewell to a beloved philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty. robert wilson iii was remembered as a dedicated member of the force. a loving father and true hero. a horse-drawn carriage carried his body through the city. his brother and sisters in blue served as escorts led by commissioner ramsey and michael nutter. it was over two weeks ago the 9-year veteran went into a game stop when two armed gunmen came
into the store to rob it he put his life on the line. >> i have never witnessed an act of bravery like i saw that day, never. >> wilson was posthumously promoted to sergeant and awarded the medal of honor and valour, effective immediately the medal of val similar will be renamed for wilson. hundreds of officers lined the streets in full salute as his horse passed. residence in ocean county have a sinkhole on there hands in little egg harbor township. the hole was filled but caved in again, hours later. the hole was 3 feet wide. a storm drain pipe they believe
is the blame. "action news" is on pothole patrol. help us find the worst potholes by sending your pictures and videos use the #6abc action on twitter, instagram or vine or join the action at 6abc.com. investers have been going on for decades to save the boyd theater that dates back to 1928. last year officials struck a deal to protect the exterior. yesterday the developer started to tear down the rest of the structure. it was sold last october for 4.$5 million to make way for a 26 story apartment buildings. a dube outlines honor for -- dubious honor for south jersey they have two of the most treacherous roads. 230 is ranked the most dangerous. 9 people were killed.
white horse pike in camden county is the second deadliest. the state of new jersey ranks 5th for percentage of deadly pedestrian accidents. a ballot eagle that's nesting in pittsburgh has lost an egg. officials with the audubon society say the problem was discovered as the eagles was turning the eggs with her beak. one of them cracked. it's possible that the egg wasn't viable from the beginning. last year the bird success. ly raised three young. happening today it's a celebration of irish pride and philadelphia st. patrick's day parade. it's the second oldest saints patrick's day in the country. it began five years before the declaration of independence was
signed. it will start at 16th and jfk boulevard. it will affect 16th street to eakens oval. police will be on hand to direct traffic. you can expect delays. >> there's much more to come on sunday morning, "action news," the gift that keeps on giving, how a kansas man's life is changed by others again revolt. sky6 live hd wilmington there's cloud out there spring is on the horizon meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast will it feel like spring? he'll tell us in just a little bit. # #
>> ohio is dealing with some of the worst flooding in years. the ohio river is under a flood warning. it's expected to crest at 58 feet today in cincinnati. that's 6 feet over flood stage. the area was hit with flooding last week. the last timement ohio river rose this high was back in march of 1997. >> we did see a lot of rain here yesterday, but not that much rain. >> reporter: i got to be honest. i thought we would see scenes
like that here. we got lucky things warmed up and all the ice melted. this morning we're dealing with clouds, that will be the familiar scene this afternoon. limited sunshine, gusty winds chilly temperatures. it's going to be a very chilly late winter afternoon around the delaware valley. that's the scene in atlantic city. storm tracker 6 live double scan looks better, we're crystal clear other than a few clouds. ment temperatures will not climb much moorn what you see -- more than you see already. the we'll get up to the 50s feel like the 40s. dewpoint, 31 winds 14, 41 in allentown, reading 41. millville, 45. dover, 46. trenton, a blustery 43. factor in the winds feels like
37. and feels like 28 in the poconos. that's cold in the mountains. feels like # # in reading. -- 32 in reading. this is the area of low pressure it will produce a good swath of snow for new england as it passes by. you can see the counter clockwise swirl. as this swings through it will increase the winds out of the northwest later on. this high pressure is on its tail. the closer it gets it tightens what's called the pressure gradiant. almost like if you're walking downtown in philadelphia, one block you're fine and the next block all the winds blows in your face, it's the same thing. thing of two buildings all that wind will be blowing in between the two. fortunately there's not much to talk about. the northern jet stream is up here and the southern is down here, as long as they stay that
far apart well have no storm systems. monday, sun and clouds, milder, temperatures close to 60 degrees, tuesday, a morning shower otherwise clouds breaking for sunshine, once again temperatures at least in the mid 50s feeling good over the next couple of days, a good cold front slams through wednesday, wait until you see what it does for our temperatures. 52 this afternoon sun chilly breeze. millville, 50, cape may 48 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 60 degrees nice and mild for monday, 56 for tuesday, tuesday evening here comes the cold front wednesday blustery and chilly, 42 that's it for the city. windchills in the milled 30s all day long. places like allentown bethlehem, the lehigh valley you're staying in the upper 30s, air temperature-wise for wednesday. thursday, 46. friday, blustery that's the first day of spring. 45. windchills in the upper 30s low 40s and saturday,
48 degrees. last week's weather should have been this week. >> we'll get there. >> thanks, chris. a big celebration for a mexican adventurer, abraham levi arrived in cancun yesterday after rowing from spain. after finally arriving in cancun he said human will is the most powerful force of all and one stroke at a time everything is possible.
that's a hard question. (laughing) we are the fay family from chesapeake, virginia. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was being with the whole family. it was amazing.
>> good sunday morning to you sky6 live hd taking a live look into the camden waterfront. there you see the battleship new jersey 9:19. "healthcheck" if your job requires you to sit for long periods of time you may want to get up and walk from time to time. reachers also found a link between hearmt disease and i go -- heart disease and sitting. researchers say while exercise is important reducing how much you sit is key to reducing cardiovasc up --
>> want to know how -- what your baby is saying, some parents have turned to sign language. >> there's benefits to learning baby sign language. typical babies who sign have a better vocabulary. it releases the frustration parents feel. >> children would have signed with their parents as babies have higher iqs than those who don't. children who sign with their parents scored higher on verbal tests when they were older and in school. there are websites and dvds. >> it makes me think about meet the fockers.
brian had a broken smile for years but he couldn't afford the dental work. that hasn't stopped him from smiling at the diner where he works. he served a man he was so moved by his spirit. he left a life-changing tip. >> the way to be satisfied in your life is to be kind to everybody and be as generous as you possibly can be. >> that man paid to have his teeth fixed. each time he passes the mirror he can't help but look in the mirror at his brand new smile. so cool!
>> reporter: welcome back, everyone, 9:24 sunday morning looking at satellite and radar i was talking about the wind tunnel effect i was telling you about, i will illustrate that real quick. we have an area of low pressure near main e maine. the winds wrap around in a clockwise fashion and the counter clockwise fashion. think of that as a stream, it's going to flow quickly into the delaware valley today. by the time we get into tomorrow, the low is here, the high is there and there's no connection between the two.
tomorrow is a quieter day. we'll see gusts as high as a 35 to 40 miles per hour the first partly of the afternoon. tomorrow afternoon the pressure system pulls away and it's nice and quiet out there. that's the wind tunnel effect. a brand new luxury apartment building is going up in center city. the highrise comes with a multimillion dollar historic view. as john rawlins explains this is exclusively for pretty high rollers. 500 walnut expect it to be a tower of the commanding view of the cradle of liberty. >> we're raising the bar again. >> reporter: ultra-luxury, bill yard room, lap pool and robotic
parking system. price tag, 3 to $17 million. prompting the mayor to joke, he told the develop his goal was to one day live in one of his buildings. >> he said i could help you with that, i said tom the discount would have to be so deep, both of us would get locked up by the fbi. >> reporter: who would live here? >> locals. we're not attracting an international buyer. we're not new york or miami. our buyers are moving in from the suburbs around philadelphia. >> reporter: yes and ultra-luxury buyers get a ten year property tax abatement. that will be off set by other taxes the owners face, there's transfer taxes income tax. franchise tax. >> reporter: despite the tax the
developer said there's interest in half of the 38 units including money that's been put down. 17 million-dollar pent house is two floors and nine rooms if you're interested. stars wars fans, episode 8 will come to theaters in a little less than two years. it will hit theaters may 26, 2017. episode 7 the force awakens will be in theaters at the end of year. disney chief executive announced that a spinoff from the from franchise rogue one will be released next september. >> we cannot get enough. >> disney is the parent company of 6abc. a yard sale find turns out to be a real treasure.
virus. new revelation also about other presidential candidates allegedly using private e-mail while holding government office. >> a race car driver amazingly walks away after his car splits in half. >> those stories, chris sowers is outside with the accuweather forecast. it's not raining today. no but it is blustery, winds are picking up to 25 miles per hour. they will pick up to 40 miles per hour. with no sunshine it's making for a chilly morning afternoon the delaware valley. saint davids, 41. chemplet -- chester and center city, 44. on the other side of the river into south jersey, buena is up to 50, clouds have rolled in quickly.
dover, 46. and woodbine, 47 degrees, you factor in the wind it makes it feel blustery. reading, 25 miles per hour out of the west northwest. windchills in the mid 30s. allentown, 16 miles per hour wind speeds. the poconos 20 miles per hour out of northwesterly in philadelphia. that will be the sunday afternoon, lots of clouds, limited sun a strong gusty breeze out of the northwest and chilly temperatures. highs topping out around 49 to 52 degrees, we're in the mid 40s now. we'll not climb too much farther than that. i have sun and clouds, limited sun and windy. 52 degrees is the forecasted high. speaking of chilly look what's on the horizon for the majority of this up coming week. spring arrives on friday, if we're lucky highs make it into the mid to upper 40s i'll have the details on how cold it will
be and when it pulls out of here in the seven day forecast. >> ten american charity works are heading back to the u.s. after a colleague became infected with the ebola virus. it's an unprecedented move to prevent them from becoming i will. >> reporter: here at the nebraska medical center in omaha they are preparing to take the americans being rushed home from west africa. one of three medical sisters where they will be monitored for symptoms of ebola. >> nebraska, maryland, atlanta. if they get a fever they will be isolated. >> reporter: earlier this week an american healthcare worker sick with ebola was brought to bethesda maryland. >> reportedly that healthcare fainted and these people provided assistance. >> reporter: unlike other american aid workers the ten people coming home now are not i
will and not contagious. and require none of the elaborate precautions. >> if they get sick they can get the best care available. >> reporter: the worth health observation estimates that the current outbreak killed ten thousand people in the liberia and seer ew guinea. the action cam was on west field avenue police found a 27-year-old man lying in the street he was shot four times. he was rushed to cooper university hospital in critical condition. police are looking for a system and motive in the shooting. from our delaware newsroom, a man was hospitalized after he was struck by a car in
wilmington last night. police say the man got out of his car at a liquor store when another driver accelerated and struck him. the man was rushed to christiana hospital in stable condition. the driver was arrested for driving under the suspicion of driving under the influence. in south philadelphia, two women were hurt after a car crash at 5th and became bridge. they were trapped inside a car owe tow and had to be cut out of the car. this is viewer video of a stubborn fire on jackson street. it took firefighters a half-hour to bring the blaze under control. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a car was towed away from a scene of a fire in trenton after the driver crashed into an emergency vehicle at the scene and injured a police officer.
it happened as firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze on the unit block of elm hearse avenue a 16-year-old was behind the wheel and taken into custody. that accident wasn't the only thing making this blaze difficult for firefighters. the homeowner was a whose clutter put firefighters in danger. >> the items get shifted around and in smoke firefighters can get lost and disoriented. the cause is under investigation, the police officer who was injured in the crash with the teen suffered minor injuries and is expected to be okay. the washington post is reporting that jeb bush used his private e-mail account while governor of florida to discuss security and military issues. the e-mails involved the florida national guard after the 9/11
attack. aids said none of the e-mails contained sensitive or classified information. the report follows revelations that hillary clinton used a personal e-mail account for official business while she was secretary of state. a republican member of the house committee investigating the deadly attack in benghazi hillary clinton's e-mail service could help lawmakers. gaining access is the only way for investigators to have all the state departments communications on the controversy. clinton the democratic frontrunner for president has refused to hands over the server. a mega church in atlanta is backing off its call for the faithful to donate $65 million for a luxury jet.
the pastor needs the gulfstream jet to spread his ministry around the world. the current jet is no longer safe, but the church has taken the appeal off the website. >> are you to be preaching the word or be a distraction. at this point making that request is distracting from his ministry. >> he lives in a mansion in atlanta at that, and preachesment process -- prosperity gospel. in oxford a minister has visited syria to show his determination to drive isis out of there. the visit comes after a devastating suicide car bomb attack linked to isis that
killed two iraqi special forces fighters. isis has ramped up defense in ramadi. two buildings were attacked hold iraqi security forces. it was used to monitor movements in time city. one suicide bomber plowed into the building and the other followed in another bulldozer and set off explosions. it is the latest of a series of attacks in the city carried out by isis. a race car driver is lucky to be alive after his dragster suddenly splilt in half in the middle of the race. check out what happened as larry dixon on the right reaches 200 miles per hour at the gator national race. dixon remained in the cockpit
until safety groups could free him. he complained only his back and knee were a little sore. he said he is otherwise okay. cars were melted after flames tore through a carport. the flames destroyed ten vehicles and damaged two apartment units. nobody was hurt, but many are without a car. the cause of the fire is under investigation. there's much more to come sunday morning organ "action news," a big announcement, the news that bristol palin shared with the world on social media. >> you're looking live at sky6 live hd philadelphia international airport, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back. # #
island has claimed 8 lives. winds of 178-mile an hour pounded the 80 islands northeast of australia. officials have lost contact with many of the remote islands and it could take days to restore the communications. >> spring is coming this week. we're ready for it. >> reporter: mother nature she gives me a little reminder, storm tracker 6 live double scan, we have cooler temperatures believe it or not this week that will move into the delaware valley. the week we just had should be this week. but looks like it will be cooling down closer we get to spring. we broke the string of cold weeks we would. we had 6 consecutive weeks where the average temperature was below normal. tuesday, 59. normal, 52. wednesday, 61. the numbers camped out around 50 degrees for the remainder of
the week. what we're seeing this morning a lot of low-level clouds thanks to an area of low pressure that's pushing on by to the north. it's keeping the in connection with down and increasing the winds. center city, 45 degrees, dewpoint, 31 winds out of the west at 14 miles per hour. they are seeing similar conditions atlantic city, as well. cloudy skies temperatures in the mid 40s winds out of the west at 12 miles per hour. which is creating windchills in the mid to upper 30s throughout the area. i'm going to show you a whole a bunch of numbers. reading, 41, philadelphia, 45. millville, 45. wildwood 47 degrees, you would normally think it's mild to start thing out but because of the cloud cover the temperatures will never be allowed to soar into the 50s like you would see if we would e we had a lot of sunshine. plus, you factor in all these gusts, temperatures in the mid 40s, gusts up to 30 miles per hour. that creates windchills in the mid to upper 0s, it will be
blustery. if you're heading to the st. patrick's day parade wear a light coat. reading, 32 degrees with the wind. feels like 31 in lancaster. millville, 39. trenton, 37. and wildwood feeling like 39 degrees. the satellite and radar the good news, even though it's gray, it will be blustery, there's no rain in the forecast. all this snow is passing on by to the north. creating conditions out to the west, that slides in for monday. you'll like the numbers in the seven day forecast. once weapon get into monday and tuesday, that's the warmup, the numbers crash once we get into wednesday. winds gusting anywhere from 30 to 40 miles per hour. had a mile an hour for the poconos. -- 45 miles per hour for the poconos. 36 miles per hour in trenton. 34 miles per hour in philadelphia. so hold on to your hats it's going to be blustery one.
52 degrees clouds, limited sun winds sustained constant wind speed out of the n30 miles per hour. higher justs. some areas maybe seeing a few peeks of sunshine. mainly clear overnight tonight breezy, 30 degrees outlying suburbs, 35 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, doesn't look all that bad. there could be a morning shower on tuesday otherwise clouds give way to sunshine. that's st. patrick's day. 56 degrees tuesday wednesday's high, 42 windchills in the 30s, thursday we're stuck in the 40s friday we're stuck in the 40s and saturday we are stuck in the 40s. [laughter]. >> just put it on repeat. >> reporter: sounds like a broken record. >> we'll get out of it -- right? >> reporter: right. [laughter].
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>> in indiana a man found a prizeless treasure at a yard sale and paid 50 cents for it. the he picked up this early 1900's painting shooting pool at a yard sale. he noticed that it said club 1910. that's the second oldest apartmentest organization in the county. the men in the picture are well-known artist who took turns painting each other. now that 50 cent find is up for auction and it could go for $50,000. whew. >> we're at the big board a michigan woman is crediting her pet pitbull for saving her life, she is forced to give up the dog because of the ban on the breed. her boyfriend became drunk
angry and violent. he smashed her cell phone. she said isis stepped in to protect her. >> he said he was leaving my head got smashed against the wall. with my head against the wall she grabbed his pant leg she was done with him abusing me and abusing her. >> the boyfriend needed 30 stitches to his leg isis is on home quarantine. it doesn't end there she has less than a week to find a new home for her pelt. she also considering moving rather than giving up her beloved pooch. the photographer behind the picture of a new baby cradled in an american flag. the family said the picture was meant to honor our county, while some call it adorable, critics call it explorable, unpatriotic
desecrating the flag. in indiana farmer took extreme measures to save a baby cow's life. he jumped into a hot tub with a shivering calf in an effort to save it. he found the newborn barely breathing in a snow bank. he decided the best way to warm up the calf was to jump in the hot tub. the baby cow is now done with the hot tub and started to nurse. sports is coming up next.
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>> turning to sports, it's selection sunday two local college basketball teams may find out later today if they are going to thing big dance. jeff skeverski has all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: will this go down as the best team in villanova history? they won 32 games, 15 straight, both are school records. if you're asking whether they deserve number one seed in the tournament tonight. watch this. it was villanova all last night against xavier. nova up 14. hillard helping nova shoot 39 from deep. nova won by 17. cats won the biggest championship for the second time in school history. nova is hoping they will be
dancing as a number one seed now. jay wright things they detective one, too. temple losing its 20th, temp up ten in the first half. larry brown not happy but l.b. likes this in the second. marcus kennedy two of his 17 put temple away. the owls lost, they are counting on a large bid with a 23-10 record. will it be good enough for the selection committee. delaware lost in their state conference title game. hockey flyers in ottawa tonight at 7:00 p.m. looking for back-to-back wins. last night against the detroit red wings flyers tie -- a season high goal. flyers go on a win by 5.
sixers hosting the net the only thing that will stop theers dancing from dancing. her boyfriend pops the question. nerlens noel at the big block richardson off the back board covington for the slam. final minutes. nerlens noel, not helping them out, that is, yeah, thadius young. union looking fogger that first win of the season in salt lake. they get a little help, jamison it puts it in for the union. he plays for the other team. it doesn't matter, it ends in a 3-3 draw. still looking fogger that first w. that's a look at sports. i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. >> the toledo zoo welcomed a
special visit this weekend meet the sea turtle from the galapogas island. she has permanent injuries that prevent her from floating. because of the injury she can't be released back in the wild. she will make her debut later this month. >> that's what i want to call my dog to carry around in my purse. tink. >> teens created a human size fooz ball table. a burlington county family is giving up on the farm fresh produce business. those stories plus chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
pennsylvania. we'll have an update on the balanced eagle whose been protecting her eggs around the clock. mother in a matter will cooperate as philadelphia celebrates all things irish for one of the oldest st. patrick's day in the county. >> chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: you have to dress warmly temperatures will be chilly we'll hold steady in the upper 40s you factor in a 30 to 40-mile an hour gust and all of a sudden you have windchills or feels-like temperatures in the upper 30s low 40s. it will be one of those days, lots of clouds up above. you won't get the benefit of feeling that warm sun shining down on you. 50 degrees in philadelphia. allentown, 47. upper ho -- 40s for philadelphia. allentown, tomorrow morning, 31 lancaster, 32 and philadelphia about # -- 32 degrees, you can thank this area of low pressure
for the cooler air that's move inning on in. -- moving organ in. you'll see a good swath of snow across new england today. as that drags east twig drag the clouds -- it will drag the clouds into the delaware valley. tomorrow promises to be a nicer day with the temperatures skyrocketing into the 50s. 52 degrees mostly cloudy, limited sun, windchills in the low 40s guys. >> the rain is gone just in time for the big parade sell bathing irish pride. >> -- celebrating irish pride. the parade kicks off in two hours in center city. annie mccormick is live at the parade. it's shaping up to be a great
day. >> the best parade, you can tell by my red hair and last name, i'm with these three men who are part of the ancient order fortunate royal high -- heiberneum. >> my favorite part of the parade is when you get to see the irish dancers what's your favorite part. >> being a member of the aoha87 i love to see my brothers and sisters come down the line. it's good to see the organization and the family, the irish family come together. >> and here in philly, we want to give people an idea of the
route. it starts here at 16th and jfk. it will go down toward eakens oval. what should we expect to see along the route. what else the best spot if you're coming out here to see the parade. >> probably along franklin parkway. that's where the most people are. >> and none of you guys can get pinched today or tuesday because you have your green on. >> it depends on what we do. [laughter]. >> it depends on who's doing the pinching. >> reporter: we'll have a good crowd today. you do an explenlt -- excellent job, everything starts at 1:15. held out early because there will be a lot of street closures. it starts at 16th and justicia
or benjamin franklin parkway eakens oval. >> keep that pinching in line, annie. some of the streets that will be shut down, the closures affect jfk boulevard and 16th street, schuylkill avenue. benjamin franklin parkway, the parkway and 16th street to aiken also -- aikens oval. a delaware county couple had a rude awakening when a pick up truck slammed into their home. the truck plowed into the living room causing substantial damage. nobody was hurt. the driver was taken into police custody following the accident. seven people were hurt after a three-car crash in wilmington. it happened on 495 southbound near route 13 last night. delaware state police say one vehicle swerved to avoid debris in the road and hit the barrier. another vehicle sideswiped that car and a limo crashed into them. four children and three adults
were taken to christiana hospital with minor injuries. >> a man from kensington is in the hospital after the house collapsed around him. check out this footage captured by an "action news" viewer moments after the house clapped. you see 43-year-old eric carroll trying to climb from the debris. his sister said he is partially paralyzed on his right side has been through a lot recently. >> thank goddess a live. >> it's like he has nine lives he's been through everything. >> his relatives say he lost his mother, his best friend and aunt all within the last few months and now he has lost his home and in the hospital with a broken back. surgery is scheduled for today. we learned that the city warned him the house was not structural sound. a vacant house collapse in philadelphia's mantua section
this happened yesterday on the 1600 block of union street. there are no reports of any injuries. officials are looking into whyment buildings collapsed. >> meanwhile an explosion rocked a home in ocean county. parts of the home were torn open leaving the inside exposed to the elements after the blast on sum in her avenue sea ides highlights. a contractor was doing maintenance work at the home at the time. it is believed that a gas main was left open inside the home. a 26-year-old woman who was upstairs at the time was taken to the hospital for evaluation, but was not hurt. family, friends and colleagues offered a final farewell to a beloved police officer who was killed in the lionel of duty. officers robert wilson iii was remembered as a dedicated member of the force. a horse-drawn caisson carried his body through the city streets. his brothers and sisters in blue served as escorts led by
commissioner ramsey and mayor nutter. it was a little over two weeks ago the 9 year veteran went into a game stop in uniform when two armed gunmen attempted to rob the place. wilson put his own life on the line to save 89 lives of customers and employees. >> i've been in policing for 46 years and i have never witnessed an act of bravery like i saw that day. never! >> wilson was posthumously promoted to sergeant and awarded the medals of honor and valour. affective need -- meade e -- immediately the medal will be named for wilson. hundreds of officers lined the street in full salute as his
hear hearse passed. two roads in southern new jersey were named the most dangerous roads for pedestrians. 130 had 9 fatal accidents and 130 in camden there were 8 deaths on that road. patrick harker is stepping down to become head of the federal reserve reserve bank of philadelphia. a 15-member search committee will select the next president for ud. a bald eagle in pittsburgh has lost one of her two eggs. the problem was discovered when
the bird turned the egg with her beak. last year the bird successfully raised three young. a world war ii veteran who survived the battle of iwo jet iwo jima is heading back to the island to commemorate the attack. he is flying back to the island today. donations from the iwo jet donated money for the trip. >> i was the first wave on and the last group to come off. we diplomat come off in waves we got cleaned up and left the island. >> he will join 30 other american veterans who fought in the 36 day battle. they will take part in memorial tribute by u.s. and japanese
officials on march 21st. still ahead own "action news" sunday morning. if you ever wanted to own your own farm. now is your chance. we have details on an auction to purchase a new jersey farm. west coast is setting no records for heat waves in march. you're looking live through sky6 live hd out atlantic city, not a beach day. >> not even going to gamble it's going to be a beach week. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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a plane landed safely at chicago o'hare international airport without its front landing gear northbound was hurt when the united airlines flight made the emergency landing. 900 miles away in denver, colorado passengers braced for a dangerous emergency landing. the scare was caused by a blown tire on the landing gear of another united airlines flight. the plane circled the airport for more than a half-hour in order to burn off fuel before landing. three people suffered minor injuries and big applause when they landed. ohio is dealing with some of its worse flooding in years. the ohio river is under a flood warning. it is expected to crest at 68 feet in cincinnati that's 6 feet over flood stage. the area was hit with flooding last week. the last time the river roles this high was back in march of
17997. >> while we're enjoying, some let's call it warmer weather in the delaware valley. folks on the west coast are enduring summer heat wave. in san diego records were set as they dealt with all that heat. people took advantage of the record-breaking heat by enjoying ice cream and basking in the warm sun. >> reporter: speaking of ice cream, that's the first day of spring rita's does the free water ice that's five days away. >> reporter: that's the ben franklin bridge. doesn't look like spring out there right now. we have a lot of clouds and gusty breeze and temperatures down into the 40s, storm tracker 6 live double scan, at least we're clear this whole thing was painted green yesterday at this time where we had the heavy rain pull through. i got some tweets from my twitter followers saying their
back yards looked like swamps. we're doing better, this is approve that the temperatures are moving in the right direction, we went 6 consecutive weeks where numbers were below normal. the last week of february, more than 11. first week of march 11. this week we were on the plus side 3.2 degrees above normal. either way we're not going to see anything remotely close in the foreseeable future of what we saw in february. temperatures are getting warmer. 46 degrees dewpoint, 30, winds out of the west at 26 miles per hour gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. some of the area seeing higher gusts already. wilmington, 45. millville, 46 you'll be dealing with this all day long, gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour. wilmington, 35 miles per hour. philadelphia, 33.
millville, 289. trenton, 25. the poconos 33 miles per hour. the thanks to this area of low pressure as thattrengthens and pulls east. you get to the south, you can see the thinning of clouds there. the sky will brighten up this afternoon, but generally speaking look for mostly cloudy skies and chilly conditions. there's not much going on across the county. if you're traveling across the high plains or dpals dallas, the deep southeast. it's nice and quiet. it should stay that way for the next five or six days. as that pulls away we'll see return of sunshine. stiff breeze out of northwest at 30 to 40 miles per hour. that ushers in cooler temperatures. 52 in philadelphia. 52 in millville. cape may 48.
dover, 52. lancaster, 47 degrees, we'll see clouds, limited sun this afternoon, chilly winds. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 60 degrees tomorrow, a very nice, comfortable day, there won't be much of a breeze at all. the winds relax this is a good one monday. 60 degrees, 56 tuesday, breezy and cooler ahead of a cold front. look what the cold front does to us on wednesday. windy anne chilly that high, 42 that's normal for february. you factor in the winds it will feel like the milled to upper -- mid to upper 30s. same thing wednesday thursday, not much better, friday, 45 and saturday, 48. >> we'll ban you over to your office professor. >> the warmer weather which will eventsly come is causing our roads to begin to crack so "action news" is on pothole patrol. join the action by helping us find the worst potholes by
sending your pictures use the #join the action or e-mail us at 6abc.com. a family farm is going on the auction block. the family said it's times to goodbye. >> we're sad we can't imagine they are not farming. >> reporter: that's reaction e reaction to the news that the conte farm is up for sale. the family is calling it quits saying it's an economic decision. >> we enjoyed it over the years, we enjoyed serve be the public. i read an article one time, it stands true nobody does so much for so little. the farm stand has been a popular destination for anyone who wants to buy farm fresh fruits and vegetables or pick your own or wander through the
corn maze. they were known for their apple cider donuts. there will be a auction including antiques, or this century old cranberry harvester. >> cranberries go in the tom. >> reporter: they have two potential buyers, but you won't see hourses going up around here, this is preserved farm handle, so development is restricted. >> i'm going to miss them. my grandmother would send me over there. >> jack owns nixon's general store around the corner from conte. >> joe said his family has loved working the land, but it's time to stop farming.
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is the. >> we're at the "action news" big board with a look at the old and unusual pictures of week starting with this ice sculpture in wisconsin made out of snow. it's standings tall against the warming temperatures. roger hanson was hired to create the master peels. it was initially built as a tourist attraction. he said he has tried to pull it down but the sculpture won't budge. his contract with the city says he has to stay on the property until the sculpture is down. come on, spring, this guy wants
to leave the premises. these kids took their creativity to a who whole new level. they were the fooz ballplayers and kicked the ball. it was hands on, feet on, the whole nine. look what walked on to a florida golf course that huge alligator, stunning golfers for sure a 12-foot alligator making eyes pop. when it came out of the water it sauntered on to the course. a golfer took pictures and got within feet of golfer also and carts. they are a common site around golf courses in florida. it doesn't take away the shock value, those are some of the odd pictures of the week. back to you guys.
>> inside story coming up later on 6abc, here's matt matt with a preview. >> reporter: hey guys getting set for inside story coming up we'll be talking about the philadelphia mayor's race. the field is set in terms of democrats and republicans, we have the amount of signatures each one collected. gives you an-year-old how excited people are about their campaigns. two more candidates could be on the ballot in november, one
named sam katz with a new plan saving city schools. and bill green. lots going on with the mayor's race, we'll talk about it on inside story at 11:30 a.m. >> i love the selfie. >> it's selfie camera. he is got a timer on here, he puts the phone down and does whatever he wants to do it starts rolling. >> it's fantastic. >> reporter: the weather? not so fantastic. winds and sunny not that bad either. its going to feel like the low to mid 40s. monday is the winner in the seven-day forecast. look what happens beyond that point. 56 for tuesday, that's going to come earld early a cold front sweeps through. 42 wednesday, 46 thursday, first day of spring high of 45 degrees. beyond that it looks better.
>> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next on 6abc. he has information about the private e-mails plaguing hillary clinton. >> we have new developments organ the hillary clinton e-mails. we have the latest 0 on the backlash a key member of the gop leadership to respond. -- backlash over the letter sent to iran. a key member of the gop leadership to respond. we have our power house round table. it's all coming up on this week. >> "action news" will be back at noon, are you ready to celebrate? philadelphia's saint patrick's day parade steps off later today. >> this cat is marking a new milestone. we'll tell you about the record she just set. for nydia han, alicia vitarelli chris sowers, and the entire
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