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tv   Action News at Noon  ABC  April 13, 2015 12:00pm-12:31pm EDT

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>> good afternoon, in the news, hitting the road, hillary clinton begins stumping for
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votes the day after she announces for her bid for the presidency. the lesson of staying alive. local students learn firsthand the dangers of driving. a must not is underway for a gunman at the north carolina community campus. police began going through the campus building by building looking for the gunman. police were looking for a man seen with a rifle immediately following the reports of the gunfire. students studying in the library say they heard a single gunshot and hid until police officers gave them the all clear. one student in class at the time described what happened. >> our teacher told everybody we were on lockdown it was not a drill. she told us to get up from our
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seats and move to the other side of the room which was a corner away from the doors and windows. she cut the lights off barricaded the door with a table and told us to remain calm and quiet. >> that student said she remained in the classroom for 40 minutes until police gave them a clearance to leave. two other schools were put on lockdown, we'll have more on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. and 6abc.com. back here construction worker was critically hurt this morning while on the job at the king of prussia mall. the accident knocked out power in the area for a short time. annie mccormick joins us live from king of prussia with all the details. annie. >> reporter: and rick williams and sarah work continues here as normal at the king of prussia mall after three people were taken to the hospital this morning after one worker was shocked and survived at the scene and the second suffered minor injuries when they cut
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into an energid cable that had 13,000 volts running through it. chopper 6 hd over the scene at 7:30. one member of the construction crew working on the expansion of the king of prussia mall. the subcontractorrer was seriously -- subcontractor was seriously injured. two others were taken to the hospital, as a precaution but appear to be uninjured. the accident happened in the court section of the mall near macy's. construction project around the mall continued this morning. a local 898-ibw union represent arrived on scene later. they released this statement reading in part, quote everyone at the mall and involved in the project are focused on the individual and hoping for a fast
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recovery. chopper 6 hd over the scene at 7:30. one member of the construction scene working on the mall -- >> and back out here live we're told one of the workers cut into the energized cable that started a small fire that was contained. the third man was taken to the hospital was uninjured. he was taken as a precautionary measure. members of the kop mall say business is usual at the mall today, all stores are open. reporting live at the king of prussia mall, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> paula brown the managerful managerful -- manager of the coal winl delaware county -- colwyn delaware county will learn her fate this evening. brown told us today that the district attorney should get involved in the showdown with
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city council. she said borough bills cannot be paid finishes fired. david henry will have a live report on the colwyn borough battle. this man was taken into custody for an alleged sex assault. he surrendered at 48th and brown in west philadelphia. around 2:00 a.m. a woman called 911 that a the man sexually assaulted her and robbed her at gunpoint. the woman met the man at a bar. a west philadelphia mother who police say abandoned her quadriplegic son is hospitalized in maryland. there's an arrest warrant out for nyia parler. she left her 21-year-old son who can not talk and who has cerebral palsy in the woods for a week. her son is being treated at children's hospital. fire officials are looking
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into what sparked the blaze and damaged two homes overnight. the damage happened in the city's mount airy section. when firefighters arrived flames were pouring out of the back bedrooms of one of the homes. everyone inside was able to get out safely. in belmawr, camden county a home was damaged by a fast-moving fire on the 100 block of spruce street. a family member smelled smoke and woke everyone up. the entire family got out safely. fire officials say the blaze started in the driver. the home suffered smoke damage, the family is staying with relatives. taking a live look at the tennis courts via our temple university sky 6 cameras. this day is perfect for a game of tennis. enjoy it now there's rain in the accuweather forecast. meteorologist david murphy joins us outside in the sun with all
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the details. you know rick williams is here, you got to love i >> reporter: great day to do the report outside on the terrace. let's get you to satellite. we have a few clouds around this morning, they have broken away nicely, around the region we have blue skies and high clouds around and not enough to block out the sun. winds coming from the south. 69 degrees in philadelphia. still lagging a bit down the shore because you're right next to the cold onshore flow in the low 50s there. 61 in wilmington, everybody is going to move on up this afternoon. great day to have plans to take the toddlers out to the playground. lots of sunshine a mild breeze, 70 by 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 72 degrees, the only thing if you're going to be out at the playground or something that will take you outside for a while, remember despite the nice
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weather it's that time of year you have to to remember the sunscreen, okay. temperature this afternoon 72 that's the high at 4:00 p.m. at the playground. well above the high of 63. we have rain arriving around dawn it could hinder the morning commute. for now guys a gorgeous day to be outside maybe you go for a walk later and does some gardening later, rick williams? >> maybe. >> we invite you to keep updated at 6abc.com/weather you'll find live radar from across the region and visual updates from our live sky6 live hd cameras. turning to politics, hillary clinton is on the road this noon one day after announcing her second bid for the white house. clinton is expected to arrive in iowa after a van trip to new york. she will make a first campaign
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trip at a community college. the former first lady and secretary of state and senator made the announcement in an online video yesterday. she is running for the democratic nomination of president once again. meanwhile, marco rubio is expected to throw his hat into the ring for president later today. he won election during the tea party wave during 2010. marco rubio the son of immigrants will be joining a growing crowd of candidates. rand paul and ted cruz have declared their candidacy, as well. seniors at an area high school served as teachers they had distracted driving days to raise awareness among teenagers to alert teenagers of the
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dangers of distracted driving and showed how easy it is to lose control of the car while he at the wheel while texting and driving. >> we want them to make smarter decisions not only for themselves but for everybody else too. >> taking your eyes off the roads can cause an accident in five seconds. >> a man is killed in a crash in an exotic car on the track forays car enthusiasts in florida. there's new developments in the deadly shooting by a south carolina police officer in our area. ahead why some are calling for his arrest. why airlines are not making the grades when it comes to quality. our team of consumer advocates are standing by to help you with any consumer issue you may have. the number is on the jean.
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a man was killed at a racing attraction in florida. police say 24-year-old lost control of a lamborghini yesterday afternoon at walt dismy world speedway. his passenger was killed when the expoltic car -- exotic car crashed into a guardrail.
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the attraction let's race car fans get behind the wheel with a professional driving instructor in the passenger seat. in indiana 20 people were hurt when a mega bus collided with a tractor-trailer. it happened on inter state 65. the bus was traveling from chicago to atlanta when it collided. no word what caused the crash. this is the 4th crash involving a mega bus in indiana since october. in florida the faa is investigating the deadly crash of a small plane there. this is video of the fiery aftermath in fort lauderdale. the faa said the pilot declared an emergency after taking off in orlando and trying to land. the twin engine plane went down in a nature preserve near the airport. all four people died. rescue crews had to fight through the heavy brush to reach the site. ntsb is investigating.
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police in milwaukee say three people are dead in an incident that began as a fatal accident. a 2-year-old child ran into the street and struck by a vehicle. the 41-year-old man who was driving remained at the scene. police say someone shot the driver and a 15-year-old boy. the driver was pro pronounced at the scene. police say the teenager died during surgery. no one has been arrested. a judge is about to hand out sentencing in the atlanta public school cheatingal. they falsified tests to receive bonuses. aaron hernandez is charged with the 201 shooting death of oden lloyd.
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the defense said hernandez was at the crime scene, but he did not pull the trigger. hernandez faces life in prison without parol if he is convicted. if you think crime may be getting worse you may -- if you think airlines are getting worse you may be right. >> we have a report that says airplanes are not making the grade. we'll tell you why when we come right back. i'm brian vickers, nascar® driver. i'm kevin nealon comedian. and i'm arnold palmer, professional golfer. know what we have in common? we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto®. me, when i had a blood clot in my leg that could have traveled to my lungs. that's why i took xarelto®, too. xarelto® is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. i took xarelto® for afib... an irregular heartbeat
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their annual airline quality waiting study. they said airlines have gotten worse controversial on the four main -- yourself overall on four main indicators. customers are filing more complaints. on type arrival fell 6% last year. -- 76 last year. at home, the average cost for a gallon of gas is down to 2.39. in philadelphia 2.54. in south jersey it's 2.14 that's two cent increase in a week. in delaware there was an 11 cent increase over the last week. "healthcheck" necessarily says it's cutting added sugar to its milk products. they have made a move to reduce sugar and salt.
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they contain a 15% reduction of sugar in the chocolate powered and 27 cut in the strawberry. they will no longer contain artificial colors or flavors. a new study finds it pace to live in a state with expanded medicaid. new york and california which expanded medicaid 10 to 20% are uninsured compare that to florida and sex sex which did not expand -- florida and texas which did not expand medicine -- medicaid 30% are not insured. we have a 64 million-dollar project that will take years to finish. what a new cafe in university city is doing that
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don't wait. call now. >> parts of the deep south are under water after a stormy weekend. 3 to 6 inches of rain led to flooded roads in gulfport bulksy mississippi. police rescued a number of people overnight who became stuck on flooded roads. >> david murphy is here, a nice day to take your co-workers to lunch. >> reporter: i'm waiting for the selection of restaurant, [laughter]. >> mcdonald's. going to the classy one. we have a lot of sunshine no rain, take a look outside aboard
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chopper 6, there is william penn atop city hall, you can see the sun in center city in that shot can't you? it's still there 69 degrees in philadelphia. feeling warm out there winds picked up out of the southwest at 16 that's about as strong as they will go today. 6 off in trenton, as well. 65 in millville. 66 in atlantic city. along the coast you're in the low to mid 50s you're right where the cool air is up from the south. you'll be cooler on the coastline. reading 68. everybody looking pretty nice. satellite showing how we had that sweep of clouds this morning, it got out of town in a hurry. there's lots of sunshine. later today we'll see high cloud cover filter in and transition into partly sunny sky cover. it will be nice no matter how
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much sun and clouds you've got. 72 degrees in allentown. not too shabby. down the shore, 61 in atlantic city. partly sunny and cooler some spots down the shore may be a couple of degrees milder the farther south you go. in philadelphia, 7 # -- 72 today. overnight tonight more clouds build in, we stay on the mild side. toward dawn there's rain arriving kind of breezy overnight. for the evening commute. no problems with rain, partly cloudy pleasant, that high today, 72 hits at 4:00 p.m. 70 by 5:30. by 7:00 p.m. when the sun is getting ready to pitch toward the horizon it will be cooler, 65. even then it's comfortable. tomorrow a damp start as the front comes through. the question is how slow the front goes and whether or not well have a damp afternoon, as
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well. the morning will start out wet in parts of the region. i'll roll this from 5:30 to 9:00. i think the rain may be farther south than the model appears. during the morning commute there's the chance of rain arriving. we go to 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon. this is where the models are not agreeing. some of them like this one wants to be fairly wet by 2:00 p.m. and it may take until the afternoon for the rain to clear philadelphia and get off the shore. there are other models that show that well dry out by 2:00, 3:00 p.m. looks like the rain could be failure stealed we're going for a half inch to an inch. heavier cells possible obviously not a lot of agreement in the amount of rain with the models which is often the case and the timing in question. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, tomorrow 67 we'll have the showers moving through in the morning. they may linger into the afternoon. we're hoping for late day
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drying. 65 on wednesday, 61 on thursday, a couple of cool, but pleasant days, dry conditions there. friday more clouds build in we're back up to 68 a passing shower by no means a washout. periods of rain saturday, dry on sunday. all right david. college students in wisconsin spent their weekend setting a new world record that might make you a little hungry. this is an 11,327-pound rice crispy street. students at wisconsin whipped up the massive treat yesterday. they wanted to beat the current record that stood at ten thousand bounds. they sold parts of it for charity, it helps fight childhood cancer. that's a lot of cereal. next up, we have new video from inside a philadelphia cheese steak shop as burglar
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stole something off the wall. a lottery ticket worth big bucks was sold over the weekend. we'll have that and much more stay with us. #
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>> hello again here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30. developing news, police have released new information on a college shooting in north carolina. right now the search for the
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gunman still underway. also we'll tell you about the two big names that joined the race for president and the criticism one is facing ahead of a trip to iowa. the showdown that's shaping in delaware county. the burrow feud that's expected to come to a head tonight. police are searching for a gunman after a deadly shooting at a community college this morning. in the past 30 minutes police say they have named a person of interest. he is a former student at the community college. the shooting victim was a long time employee of the college. right now the campus remains on lockdown, the police say there is no hostage situation. they are calling today's shooting an isolated incident. you can get updates on our website at 6abc.com. to breaking news now out of the chester delaware county we're getting word of an on going standoff. you can see a very large police presence as emergency

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