tv Action News ABC March 15, 2015 12:00pm-12:31pm EDT
nation's second oldest st. patrick's day parade. those stories but first, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. most people thing st. patrick's day, spring. >> reporter: it's cold out there, temperatures are struggling, the sun is having a difficult time doing its job. we're stuck between 44 and are 45. wildwood, 49. the poconos just getting to the freezing mark of 32. reading, 40. allentown, 40. trenton, 43. you factor in the winds it feels like this. looks like the end of the february. reading feels like 30. feels like 31 in allentown. 28 in the poconos philadelphia 37. millville, 39. wilmington and trenton both feeling like 36 degrees. if you're going to be out and about, obviously you're going to need something with sleeves.
you'll need a heavier coat, maybe the gloves and something to keep your ears warm. we're shooting for a high of 52. i'm not sure we'll get there. accuweather feels 52 is it a good call. with the wind it will feel like the 40s all day. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about another cold shot that's on the way. as we get closer to spring it's feeling more like winter. >> philadelphia is celebrating all things irish. 89 st. patrick's day steps off in just a few minutes. >> reporter: eva, that's right we are just two days 'away from st. patrick's day if you're center city. you feel like today is the holiday. that is the start of the st. patrick's day parade. the oldest st. patrick's day in the nation. started in the 1700s. a lot of festive people here.
let's look at the bagpipes. we're excited to be out here today. it's a lot of what is about today, celebrating irish heritage. >> it's nice to see to see people who are being proud of being irish. that's what i really enjoy. >> reporter: all right, a lot of rowdy people out here, but there are people enjoying st. patrick's day. liable in center city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> be careful out there annie. several streets will be shut down during the parade.
closer 16th street and schuylkill, you can see the closure times on the screen. police are on hand to direct traffic, but expect delays. [bagpipes playing]. the solely abrasion started -- the st. patty's celebration started early today. new at noon, two people are in custody after a man was shot in the head in chester. the action cam at second and curlin streets this morning. the shooting happened in an alley behind jim's bar. police say they found shell casings and the gun used in the shooting in the suv. the victim was taken to the hospital, there is no word on his condition. gun violence on the streets of camden has left a man fighting for his life with several gun shot wounds. the action cam was on the scene
of westfield avenue and north 37th street. the man was lying in the street shot four times. he was rushed to the hospital in critics condition. police are looking for a suspect and a motive. a delaware county couple had a rude awakening when a pick up truck slammed into their home. it happened on hidden valley road. the truck plowed into the living room causing substantial damage. the nobody was hurt in the crash. the driver was taken into custody. a man who was injured in a house collapse in kensington undergoes surgery. this dramatic video shows 43-year-old eric carroll climbing out you have the crash he was partially paralyzed before the collapse and had
trouble getting out. the city warned him his home was in immanent danger of collapse and he needed to get out. >> his house has been falling down since i was little. everybody was trying to tell him the house would fall down, he ignored it. >> a second house collapsed on the 6 hub block of union street in mantua. that home was vacant and nobody was hunter. an explosion rocked -- nobody was hurt. an explosion rocked a home in ocean county officials say the home exploded at 10:30 on the first more floor. a contractor was doing may it please thence work at the time. a gas main was left open inside the home. 26-year-old woman who was upstairs at the time was taken to the hospital for evaluation, but not hurt. a race car driver is lucky to be alive today after his dragster suddenly split in half
in the middle of a rails. larry dixon on the scene right reached 280 miles per hour his dragster buckled and broke in half and went airborne and landed hard on the asphalt. he remained in the cockpit until safety crews freed him. he complained his back and knee were a little sore, he is otherwise okay. ten american healthcare worker in west africa helping to fight the ebola crowd break are heading back to the u.s. after one of their colleagues became infected with the disease. >> nebraska, maryland and atlanta at that, they will be under quarantine, if they get a fever they will be isolated. >> the colleague is at the national institute of health in maryland. ten workers may have been
exposed to the worker. right now they are not i will or contagious. the outbreak has killed ten thousand people. the death rate has slowed in recent months. 91-year-old is flying back to iwo jet jima along with his son and grandson, returning to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the events. it will be the first time he'll be on iwo jima since he landed with other marines in 1945. >> we didn't come off in waves we got cleaned up and left the island. donations with the association of america many military verdicts made this trip hospital. he will join other veterans who
fought in the battle. they will take part in a memory tribute on march 21. >> the kosher market that was the subject of a terror attack in paris is reopened. people couldn't wait to get back inside. shoppers who came out today say they refused to live in fear. still much more to come on "action news" at noon, next, 14 people are dead after bomber also targeted church in pakistan, find out who is claiming responsibility for the attack. a new project is in the works for scandal star kerry washington. we've got all the details. those stories, plus arts arts -- hurricane arthur.
at least 14 people are dead anticipate -- and 70 others injured in twin explosions outside pakistan, while services were being held inside the church. the taliban claimed responsibility and sated the attack was the work of suicide bombers. after mass they attacked two people suspected to be involved. one was burned to death. >> living in florida i've seen my share of storms, but cyclone pam has done so much damage. >> pam tore through packing winds 168 miles per hour. one man said was the worst storm he had seen in 6 # years. 8 -- 63 years, 8 people have
died. many of the hard-hit outer islands they fear damage and destruction is widespread. communication has been cut off. >> there hadn't been many storms that have been stronger. that was one of the biggest ones. pressure and winds. 168-mile an hour, some of the gusts were closer to 200. they got walloped in the pacific. back here at home, that's the international airport. it's cloudy and breezy. storm tracker 6 live double scan, crystal clear no precipitation out there our winds are down sloping off the mountains. therefore you don't see any precipitation, it stays cloudy and chilly. here's the view in center city, low level clouds. 45 degrees, winds out of the northwest at 18 miles per hour. that's giving us a windchill or
feels-like temperatures of 37. here we are a few days away from spring. feeling like winter. atlantic city, the camera is dancing around there. 45 degrees in atlantic city. dewpoint, 31. winds out of the west/northwest at 14 miles per hour. giving you a windchill of 37. we're forecasting highs in the low 50s, it will be a struggle because of the cloud cover. reading, 40, poconos 32. 47 in millville and wildwood. this is the big story today. the winds will howl all afternoon out of the west/northwest. 30 miles per hour. 40 miles per hour. 36 in wilmington. 35 in millville and trenton 22 miles per hour. here's 5:00 p.m. 43 miles per hour that's what's being forecasted for the poconos later on. allentown, 34. trenton, 36. it wouldn't be that bad if we
could get sunshine out there unfortunately how close this storm is here, it's pulling that cloud cover to the south. it's getting as far south to the delmarva. lehigh valley is completely cloudy you mean there. same thing with the poconos. delaware bay region the skies are trying to brighten up, fortescue to cape may. there's a lot of thick cloud cover out there. assuming we get sunshine later only. our highs will top out at 50 degrees. if we stay locked in with all the clouds it might not climb any higher than 45, 46. it's exilier than what we've -- chillier than what we've experienced in the last couple of days. future tracker 6 that will change though, as we get into sunday afternoon again mostly cloudy skies temperatures topping out in the mid 40s low 50s, monday, we're out ahead of a cold front winds shift out of
the southwest and we'll see mostly sunny skies temperatures soar close to 6 off degrees tuesday is not too bad highs in the mid 50s. wednesday another front comes through, that's an arctic front that's where we'll do a number on our temperatures. 48 today. millville, 52. cape may 48. some sun, i think i'm being optimistic. mainly cloudy. chilly breeze. dover, 52- degrees trenton, 49. here's the screw screw here comes that arctic front. only 42 degrees for wednesday. the normal high is 53. 52 today. 60 for murnld. monday. tuesday, breezy and chilly, 46 it will feel like the 40s. wednesday, 42, everybody will see windchills in the 30s. thursday, 46. the first day of spring 45. saturday, cloudy and cool, 48.
>> we have 60 tomorrow. >> reporter: that's one day. >> we did have snow not that long ago. >> reporter: it is getting better. >> relics from halfway around the world have made their way to philadelphia for an exclusive exhibition at the philadelphia museum of art. david murphy has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: it is called ink and gold the art known as cano. the painters were hand selected for their artwork by the rulers of scrap starting in the 15th century. their large scale gold leaf folding screens and sliding doors and ink painting and folding fans set the artistic theme of the nation. >> people think of japan always ink painting. this is the other side of japan
the gorgeous side. >> reporter: japanese rulers used the artwork to line the hall also of their castles and homes. >> the rulers wanted symbols of power, so we see larger than life lions and tigers raptures, eagles or hawks. castle interiors were dark, so the gold helped brighten up the room. >> reporter: this is the first time the masterpieces have traveled outside of japan. it's the first time they have been shown anywhere since 1979. the work are so delicate that the philadelphia museum of art will rotate what's on display three times during the run of the exhibition so there's something new to see every four weeks. exhibition runs through may 10th go to arts in philly.org
>> in "healthcheck" this noon, a pittsburgh emergency room doctor is getting national attention for tackling the serious problem of pain killer use in a unique way.dr. mike barton produced a video parody of taylor swift we're never getting back together. it's not meant to be insensitive to patients with pain issues, but to let drug seekers know that hospitals are aware of their ploys. he wants to sends the message about the need for my addiction
help. more people say this year they will celebrate at home or a friend's house rather than going out on st. patrick's day. it's usually a tough sell when a holiday falls on a weekday. in the people scene kerry washington is going to play anita hill in a movie called confirmation. she famously testified during justice thomas' confirmation hearing in 1991. >> it's selection sunday. how will nova and temple do? plus, chris comings back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> ncaa tournament brackets will be announced tonight. and fans believe their wildcats believe they deserve a number one seat. 69-52 win earned the wildcats the big east championship for the second time in their history. nova has won 32 games including 15 straight. temple was in a squirmed in their final game against snu. they fell 59-66.
they hope that the 23 and 10 record is good enough for the big dance. >> i already have my final four tickets. >> reporter: do you have your pick? >> i'm going with kentucky. i'm going to wait until i see how everything pairs out. >> reporter: wisconsin,. >> wisconsin? >> reporter: they have a good defense. >> reporter: 52 degrees, sun limited at best, we'll fall short of 52. even though it's a chilly afternoon, 60 tomorrow tomorrow is a much better looking day. 56 tuesday blustery. cold front slams through wednesday, wednesday's high, 42, 43. wisconsin does have big guys on defense. meet amy a 5-month-old indoor pig she has become a hit
at this class. the dogs were confused, amy's owner has had several dogs over the year and she is easier to train. she is on to agility and obedience. tiffany the cat is celebrating her 27th birthday. that makes her the world's oldest living cat. she is 125 in human years. her owner said despite her age she manages to get around just fine. the oldest cat of all time belonged to a texas cat name cream puff who lived to be 38 years old. she looks like she is a little grumpy there too. >> nba countdown is next on channel 6 "action news." "action news" continues tonight at 6:00. for chris sowers, and the entire