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are neal diamond gvz a 96-year-old fan her birthday wish next on "action news." like, those little activities that are kind of fun and educational. i think with williamsburg, you have all of that educational part rolled into the fun. it's already here. this is probably the most fun i've had all summer. >> cheers ]. >> here we go march madness is underway an a raining of
emotions here in the delaware valley on selection sunday. one local team is a one seed and another did not make the cut. >> sunday night and big story on "action news" is a tale of two campuses dispointsment at temple university the team won't go to the big dance. >> entirely different scene villanova landed number one seed for second time in school history. "action news" reporter david henley joins us where 'nova nation is ready for a run of the final four, david. >> yeah, they're ready. as a proud temple grad not a great night for me here in villanova this place erupted earlier tonight as the wildcats were named number one seed in the east they were beyond favorites but the team erupted in cheers when it came official. >> it is undescribeable i'm happy to be part of 'nova nation.
>> it culminated with big east championship in 20 years. >> we're so excited we were up there this weekend in new york and got to see them when the championship game it was a lot of fun, packed environment. fun, it was 90% villanova we felt like we were playing at home. >> wild cat fans of all gains packed conley hall for selection sunday. >> i wanted to come here and support the team on big east championship win. for 20 years we waited for this championship again. we were so excited for our team. >> it was emotional night for players and families. ben's grandson ryan is 6' 3" guard out of neshimany high school. >> it's great, greatest thing. i never expected we would come this far. they're great bun. . it's quiteing to watch them. >> they have plenty of young fans too. >> i'm a senior and waited all four years for them to be an awesome basketball team while
they've been good throughout the years this is amazing. >> it's emotional. it's been crazy ride. >> reporter: crazy ride so far and 'nova fans here are strapping themselves in for another thrill ride. they hope it will take them all the way to indianapolis. live in villanova david henery, "channel 6 action news," sarah. >> very exciting, thank you david. >> jeff skversky will have more bracket toll jury coming up in sports. >> after another weekend of rain and wind and chilly temperatures there's some good news ahead. spring begins later this week finally and early dose of it tomorrow. >> we have something to look forward to for the start of the workweek. temperatures outside, not bad in lower 40s. 42 philadelphia, 41 dover 30 in poconos along the coast in beach haven 39. the issue today has been blustery winds out of northwest.
not everyone is seeing a gust. we have conditions pretty windy as high as 26 miles an hour in philadelphia and gusts as high as 33 miles an tlour in the poconos which makes it feel like we have wind chills in the 2030s. call from accuweather. winds start to subside and diminish and stay breezy and cool, 35 in the city for the overnight low and ep 30 allentown and 36 the overnight low in cape may. changes are coming in time for the start of our workweek here. 48 degrees currently in cincinnati. 59 in st. louis. 57 in chicago and looks like this warmer air will work its way to the south and east. just in time for monday. we'll talk about what we can expect and what is ahead. and the winds will start to slowly subside tonight. milder air moves in monday and vernal equinox arrives as well this week. we give you a preview of spring and what you can expect with the full and exclusive accuweather forecast. >> i've been waiting to that vernal equinox.
thank you. before you head out the door get the latest from accuweather join, matt tam david karen starting 4:30 for the updated forecast and latest traffic conditions. >> and philadelphia homicide detectives are renewing their plea for public's help solving murder of overbrook man out walking his dog last week. 51 years james stallman was walking his dog while shot in the chest last thursday. robbery appears to be the motive. he died 6400 block of wood crest avenue and his dog molly stayed by his side as he lay dying. with all homicides there's a 20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. >> police in upper merion township are asking for the public's help finding a woman that walked out of einstein in east norriton two weeks ago. this is tilette. cameras captured the woman that
hailed from king of prussia walking out of the hospital late last month. tilette who has a mental disorder was dropped off and left before she was seen by a dr. left before she was seen by a dr. of. more on this story coming up on "action news" at 11:30. >> police in philadelphia need help finding 19-year-old ti ara black. she left her home on the 700 block of 49 street and was headed to dad's house on 5700 block of pine street when last seep. but she never arrived. the only sign of tiara was text sent to her aunt perfect from a number that didn't belong to her. her phone was turned off as well. if you have information call southwest detectives. >> a teenage boy in camden, knowledge knowledge was shot in the face. 3,000 block of lynn yell avenue 4:00. the victim is between 14 and 16 years of age it is believed. in addition to being hit in the face with a bullet he was shot
in the shoulder. he was transported to the hospital and no officials word on his condition tonight and no arrests made. a body washed up on a beach in delaware this afternoon and now investigators with working to determine that person's identity and the cause of death. and the body was discovered by someone walking along augustine beach around:00. >> well, two people narrowly escape daughterer after a truck slammed into their home overnight. this was the scream in aston delaware county and the driver lost control of his truck overnight and went screening into the home on the 400 block of hidden valley road and vehicle sailed right across the lawn. crashed into the wall. right through to the living room. it all happened 1:00 this morning. you can see the significant danl left behind. the driver has since been taken to custody. >> 7 decades after world war ii veteran from south jersey landed in iwo jima. john lorela took off this
morning from philadelphia international. his son and grandson are traveling with him commorateing 70 years season the battle. >> i can show them exactly where i put my sand in the weech when we arrived there. >> i think the trip will be mazeing for him, me and my dad. it will be a great time for all of us three generations going back to iwo on the 70th anniversary i can't wait for it. >> it was funded by an overwhelming amount of donation from family, friends and strange others to care enough to make this trip a reality. >> much more to come on "action news" this woman wanted one thing for her 97th birthday. just to see neil diamond. and we're there tonight as the dream comes true. >> there's been arrest in shootings of two police officers in furgeson, missouri with the suspects has to say about his actions, melissa. >> walter, looks like we have plenty of sunshine on the way just in time for work weekend. temperature in the upper 50s and
bars toonlt cushioned of shooting two police officers in furing sop missouri. authorities say jeffery williams admitted he fired a shot at end of protest following police chief's resignation. he had a dispute with someone there and was aiming for that person not the officers. >> was there any civilian as around that could have been possible targets there were civilians between them. so it's not as though there was no one there. >> police poured through surveillance imamounts from that night and ultimately it was tips from the community that led to today's arrestch the suspect is out of on operation operation and facing a number of charges including a salt now. eric holder says the arrest sends a clear message acts of violence against law enforcement personnel will not be tolerate sgltd real estate heir robert durst is in custody from a murder of his girlfriend.
he was staying at a hotel with a fake name and cash. >> after years of silence durst told his side of the story for hbo documentary about him called the jinx. >> there's air algerie lot of people out there that think i killed my wife. that a killed susan betterman and i inteng alley murdered morris black. durst public stocky ghan 1982 with first wife kath wleen vanished. he was never charged. allegations of domestic abuse fueled rumors and in 20 0 0 his goo friends was supposed to talk to authorities about kathleen's disappearance but before she could she was found murdered. a year later he was charged with killing and dismembering his neighbor in texas he claimsself defense and was acquitted. his first court appearance linked to new charges is
tomorrow. >> the worst of rain and blooding may be ending for cincinnati ohio and other cities may not be out of the woods yet. ohio river at cincinnati crested today at 68 feet, 5 feet above flood stage. the river could remain over the banks for several days and water is still rising in other parts of ohio and kentucky. in parts of louisville homes are five feet deep in water and both are the only way to get around. from voice to see gwynned shirts neil diamond is one of a kind. >> he was in town tonight and one in the crowd was a very special birthday girl. >> sylvia was sparkling at the wells fargo center her nails done not a hair out of place and she was surrounded by family for a concert she's been waiting some time to see. >> she's been looking forward to this for 7 months. >> 7 months. >> the great-grandmother from northeast philadelphia has had a lot of birthday wishes but this time, for her 96th she only had one, to see the legendary neil
diamond. >> i saw it on television and i called the kids. i said i would like to go see him. they said okay we'll tell you for your birthday. >> i'm excited to go and be with here and share this moments with her. >> the long time diamond fan took her concert seat with thousands of others and waited for those lights to dim . >> the iconic musician took the stapling and gave the performance of a lifetime ♪ i saw her face, i'm a believer . >> it's safe to say when sylvia saw his face she was a believer that birthday wishes come through no matter your age. ken, "channel 6 action news." >> very cool. and sylvia is not the only one celebrating a big birthday. >> on "action news" a montgomery county man turning 106 shares his secrets to living a long
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>> that's right. >> looks like everyone has something to look forward to. snow or no snow. friday starts beginning of spring. so we've got temperatures on the way that will flex that change. stormtracker 6 live double scan radar showing you that it is dry, quiet. big weather story today the blustery winds out of the northwest which made it feel colder from time to time today. we'll show you the picture outside. action cam was outside earlier tonight looking up at center city it's a beautiful sky line. we have a partly cloudy sky and includes start to break apart turning clear and mostly clear overnight toont and especially as you wake up in time for start of workweek on monday. we'll talk about the highlight today. winter chill overhead. temperature slightly below average with the winds today out of the northwest. a bit of spring preview on the way tomorrow. the chill we took a dip today. yesterday's high temperature 50. today we only maxed out at 48. average for us this time of year
is 52. we will climb above normal as early as monday. in fact, future tracker 6 temperatures showing you 3:00 in the afternoon most locations across the delaware and lehigh valleys will be in middle and upper 50s and there will be a few 60s popping up on the floor late in the day tomorrow. outside tonight 42 city and 38 allentown and 31 poconos along the coast in wildwood 42. lower 40s in dover. upper 30s lancaster and reading. the winds, however, are still coming in out of the northwest. we have current whipped giingts in philadelphia 4 miles an hour. when you factor that in it feels 34 in the is they and wind chill in allentown 9. same things for reading and lancaster it feels like 37 nilville and here's satellite 6 and action radar area of low pressure is starting to migrate to the north and east. and it's high pressure over the ohio vaelly. so we have these two systems overhead today sandwiched in
between and winds funneling in out of the northwest which make it feel cooler time to time. all that changes as early as tomorrow. taste of spring on the way. cold front off to the west and warm front north ward. the winds will max out at 60 in philadelphia. it will be a much milder afternoon. tuesday, st. patrick a daes we're tracking the frontal that want to move its way in. otherwise, clouds to sunshine. 10 a.m., that temperature 5 2. 54 at 3:00 in the afternoon open tuesday. here's the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> mild tomorrow. close to 60 in the city and on tuesday showers and sunshine for st. patrick's day and wake of that front brisk and chilly in at 42. not as harsh 48 tuesday. spring arrives timely vernal he question not 6:45 in the evening
on friday with the philadelphia un yn at home. high temperature 45. late friday, early saturday could be a couple showers and watch that system it way try to ride knowledge of us. otherwise temperatures in upper 40s and 50s, in weekend enjoy upper 50s to near 60s. >> you know we will. >> a montgomery county man celebrated a big birthday earlier today. the help night home celebrated with her she turns 106. family and friends mark the occasion. collar eps is a oldest of centenarians. his secret of longevity is to keep going. >> i can't believe he's 106. >> he looks great. >> jeff skversky with sports. >> he'll join us with more open villanova getting the yub one one seed of number one seed and temple
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not surprising they got the one seed but quite a celebration. >> villanova has not lost in a few months. what's a few weeks. how far do you have villanova going. wildcats number one seed in ncaa tournament for second time school history. check out 'nova's reaction from the watch parties as they get the news. >> what a scene at villanova the one seed in the east. they will play their first game thursday night anything pittsburgh against lafayette the school that is right from east don't pa tip-off at 6:50 for 1:16 match-up. >> they won 16 straight and their record is second best in history and that was nothing compared to fwhont they heard they were a number one seed. >> it's a great feeling for the university, for the program.
all around great feeling for our hard work and dedication. >> i was not worried we would be a one seed. being second one seed and getting stay in the east is honor and it shows the committee thinks highly of us we're humbled and proud. >> we know seeds don't really matter and once you get there no one is the under dogs. >> you're playing local lafayette and fran o'halen went to. >> villanova. one of the great. as soon as they won, fran and i texted each other. i congratulated him and he said good luck in big east tournament:00 a.m. i said i hope we don't play each other he said me too. >> he says he hates playing against friends. a 16 seed as never beaten a 1 seed. hopefully there's not a first time for everything. villanova, jamie apody "channel 6 action news." >> all right. jamie. this is a familiar face all
right. lafayette coach is in the villanova hall of fame. how about the reaction at lafayette tonight as they make their first trip to ncaas in 15 years when they lost to temple. lafayette 20-12 after winning patriot league. 'nova beat them to start last sgln the road to final four in indianapolis starts thursday pittsburgh for villanova. cats would play nc state or lsu. always tough 8-9 match-up awaits and then up to the sweet 16 in syracuse. >> pace around temple hoping he would see the team erupt. it never happened. temple is left out for the second straight year. a member of the selection committee admits owls were the
last team left-out. that is right. see who had second highest rpi in country did not make the field of 68. temple will be number one seed in nit wednesday and tonight it's flat out heartbreaking. >> not hearing your name called is absolute. it's like a slap in the face pretty much. we have to repraip ourselves and get ready to whip. >> i'm proud of our team and university. i wish we were included. but we're not. we must move on and dot very, very best we can. >> going against temple lost 8 of 10 games of teams in top 50 rpi. still to come, flyers trying to fuel a game open the road against