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sarah. >> reporter: monica and rick that's right late this afternoon the atf announced an additional $10,000 reward bringing the reward to $20,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. we also learned more about the suspect already in custody in south philadelphia and how police identified and tracked him down. local and federal authorities are now working together on this investigation. they believe they are looking at least -- for at least two more people involved in this brutal crime. 31-year-old khayree gay of philadelphia appeared before a federal judge in south carolina this afternoon on charges of kidnapping and attempted robbery. he waived extradition and will be returned to philadelphia this week. now federal and local authorities want to find his accomplices and today the the atf increased the reward for information. >> atf today announced a $10,000 reward for any and all information leading to the
identification and arrest of all those responsible for the abduction, the assault and the robbery of the victim in jewelers' row. >> reporter: on april 4th at 4:00 p.m. a 53-year-old woman was abducted from this parking garage in the 700 block of chestnut street as she left her job at the national watch and diamond exchange on jewelers' row. three men forced her into this maroon van. they tortured her. when they she couldn't give them what she wanted she tased her and dumped her in a darby borough cemetery. neighbors said they had seen that van parked outside a apartment building at 1416 clear view. surveillance there and at the jewelry store helped police identify gay. he was arrested friday as he left a hotel in lake city florence county south carolina.
police are urging his accomplices to surrender. >> and i'm trying to make a plea to these two guys that are still out there to contact us cooperate with us, do yourself a favor before we have to come for you. >> reporter: again, the mayor's office initially put up $10,000. now there's an additional 10,000 from the atf bringing the total reward fund to $20,000. police want to know the names and identities of the accomplices. if you know them, you can call the number 1800atf guns any time day or night. live in center city i'm sarah bloomquist, channel6 "action news." rick. >> sarah thank you. a mother and two young children were hurt when their car flipped over in the parking lot of a ymca. police say the accident happened just after 3 o'clock this afternoon in newark delaware on the 2600 block of kirkwood highway. it's unclear what caused the vehicle to overturn. a woman along with two children were taken to christiana hospital.
they're all expected to be okay. a disabled man who was abandoned in the woods remains in the hospital today. philadelphia police say the 21-year-old quadriplegic was left in a pile of leaves sometimes last week in cobbs creek. they believe his mother put him there so she could visit her boyfriend out of state. nyia parler is hospitalized for unknown reasons in maryland but once she's released she'll be extradited to philadelphia to philadelphia to face a list of charges including aggravated assault. >> two men working to expand the king of prussia mall are recovering tonight after they were injured on the job. first responders had to revive one of them this morning. "action news" reporter annie mccormick explains how it all happened. >> reporter: chopper 6hd over the scene just before 7:30 this morning. the call came out there were explosions. according to police, two workers operating a scissor jack lift cut into electric cables with 13,000 volts and 200-amps of electricity running through them. a 36-year-old electrician subcontracted and working for
omni electric became unresponsive his coworkers pulled him to safety and began cpr. they revised the electrician and he was taken to paoli hospital in critical condition. a 27-year-old suffered minor injuries and was also transported. a third man was uninjured but taken to see doctors as a precaution. the accident sparked a small fire that was contained. it all happened during the king of prussia mall's expansion project in the court section of the mall near macy's. >> they were working to cut the power off for i guess what we would consider the old part of the court at king of prussia so that they can then go ahead and start with the new electric system. >> reporter: a local 98ibew union representative arrived on scene a shorter time later. construction operates the site. their president released this statement reading in part "everyone at the mall and involved in the project are primarily focused on the injured individual and are hoping for a fast recovery. a full investigation is being
untainted to evaluate what occurred ." reporting outside of the king of prussia mall, annie mccormick, channel6 "action news." >> philadelphia police are looking for the man who broke into a popular cheesesteak shop on south street. the thief used a rock to break the front door of ishkabibbles two. investigators release the surveillance from the burglary. the suspect stole a picture frame from the wall containing $80 and you can take a closer look at that suspect on our web site at 6abc.com. >> time for a first check of accuweather tonight. we're enjoying a stunning monday with tons of sunshine and mild conditions. >> this is what we think avenue spring. sky six looking live in atlantic city right now. temperatures climbed into the 70's today with a light breeze so beautiful. meteorologist cecily tynan outside with the latest from accuweather. hi, cecily. >> hi, monica and rick. outside enjoying this spectacular weather. we have that had a three day stretch of beautiful weather. started on saturday with sunshine 63 degrees. sunday we bumped it up to 67.
it was breezy both days this weekend but today with winds out of the south 74 degrees in philadelphia, our normal high 63 degrees and we are not alone enjoying this warmth. inland temperatures with these winds out of the south it's just as warm in burlington, vermont, as it is here. probably the warmest day of the year so far in burlington. syracuse is even warmer at 78 degrees. pittsburgh it's 79 degrees. it will be nice if we could keep this streak going. it's not. some changes are on the way tomorrow but the evening planner shows that you still have several hours to enjoy this beautiful weather. at 7 o'clock still mild, 68 degrees with mostly sunny skies. by 8 o'clock after sunset, it will get cooler, 66. by 9 o'clock 64. 10 o'clock 62. tomorrow you can trade your sunglasses for an umbrella. i'll talk about the rain on the way, the timing and what areas could expect the heaviest rain coming up in the full accuweather forecast. rick. >> all right cecily we'll check back in later.
thank you. we invite you to stay updated on the forecast by going to 6abc.com/weather. you'll find live storm tracker six radar scans from across the region and get visual updates from our live sky six cameras. >> the field is getting more crowded in the race for the white house. hillary clinton of course hit the campaign trail today as another republican hopeful threw his hat into the ring. abc news correspondent karen travers following the latest developments for us from washington. >> reporter: good evening, monica. today marco rubio the senator from florida is expected to become the third republican contender to make it official. rubio will announce his campaign for the white house at an event tonight in miami. and hillary clinton is making her way from new york to iowa just a few moments ago we learned she made a stop today she stopped for lunch in ohio at a chipotle, another sign of how different this campaign might be than the one in 2008. the race for the white house is heating up. hillary clinton's en route to iowa.
>> i'm hitting the road to earn your vote. because it's your time and i hope you'll join me on this journey. >> reporter: and the republican field gets another contender. florida senator marco rubio will kick off his widely expected presidential bid at an event tonight in miami. the 43-year-old rising star is the son of cuban immigrants who fled to the u.s. he frequently tells his story as the embodiment of the american dream and has blasted the obama administration for its recent outreach to cuba's leaders. >> under this president has opened up relationships with the most brutal dictatorship this hemisphere has known. >> reporter: president obama says this weekend hillary clinton would make an excellent president but don't call that an endorsement. >> there are other people who are friends of the president who may at some point decide to get into the race. >> reporter: the former secretary of state senator and first lady is heading to iowa in a van. one she nicknamed scooby. last night she tweeted this picture from a pennsylvania
gas station. met a great family when we stopped this afternoon. no surprise the republican presidential contenders wasted no time launching their attacks. >> barack obama in one corner, hillary clinton in the other that is who the republicans are going to be positioning against for the better part of the next year. >> reporter: hillary clinton's expected to held her first campaign event on tuesday in iowa but it will be small. the big rallies aren't expected to happen until sometime next month. reporting live from washington, karen travers channel6 "action news"; rick, monica. >> karen, thank you. time for a check of our "action news" traffic report monday night. >> let's take it live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. happy monday matt. >> same soogies. rick is back. >> last week no one made fun my vest and i felt so lost. >> i did online. >> i'm sure did you. >> we don't want anyone to get lost on the way home tonight. let's talk traffic. 95 northbound jamming like it so often does coming out of the city up towards the work zone at cottman. that travel time about double
what it should be. on the big picture a couple new accidents. one in haverford along haverford road at college avenue also one in collingdale delco along cherry street at 13 which of course is chester pike. in abington we have the motorcycle crash along edge hill road at susquehanna and problems on the northeast extension for those of you head northbound there's a broken down vehicle taking out the right lane approaching lansdale. so, speeds are just in the 20's there as you can come north of the mid-county tolls. in upper providence one of several brush fires this afternoon is along egypt road near mill road. normal westbound slowing there on 422. we're also watching a brush fire in east greenwich gloucester county along company hawk win road along pine mill road. were 91 hamilton township along mccall avenue near third avenue. we'll check it again rick and monica coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you sir. >> thank you. much more still to come on "action news" at 5:00 tonight including the search for a gunman after a shooting on a college campus. what police say about the former student suspected of opening fire today. >> plus, spring activities
under way for children across the region but some parents may be overscheduling their kids and wearing them out. coming up we'll tell you three ways to know if your children are doing too much and how to dial it back. >> not my kid. those stories and much more. >> he's busy. don't talk about nicholas. >> when "action news" comes right back. >> he's a great guy.
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.
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>> a manhunt is under way in north carolina after a defendly shooting at a community college this morning. man gunned down was a long time employee of the school. officials say the suspect is a former student and once worked with the victim. the shooting sent the campus into lockdown for hours. it has been lifted. counselors are on campus for any faculty or staff who need help. in the past hour, an oklahoma sheriff's deputy was charged with manslaughter after he shot and killed a suspect earlier this month. he told investigators it was all an accident. detectives were conducting an undercover sting on a suspect who they say was illegally selling guns. the suspect escaped arrest and led police on a chase. and that's when officers tackled him to the ground and the deputy shot him. police say that 73-year-old deputy meant to subdue the
suspect and thought he was holding his taser not his handgun. >> time for health check. questions are coming up again whether medical marijuana really works. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman is at the big board tonight with more. ali. >> hey, guys in 23 states including new jersey now allow medical marijuana and there's another push in pennsylvania this year to legalize it but there's been very little scientific research on whether it really works for serious conditions such as epilepsy. but now a real test is under way to find out. enrollment has begun on a study comparing a highly pure if i'd marijuana extract to a dummy drug to see if the liquid pot cuts the number of seizures or severity of seizures. small study out today claims a 50 percent reduction in kids seizures but many families dropped out of the study and it was not compared to a placebo. also today, closer to creating an african.
the concept started in 2013 when discussing hiv tuberculosis and malaria but the ebola epidemic reavenue officials the need for the new agency. it is slated to start later this year. and finally the winter doldrums are over and children and adults are getting outside and keeping busy. for kids, they have spring sports plays dance music programs and many other activities. those extracurricular activities can help kids develop their talents and hearne time management but some can become overscheduled. psychologists say warning signs may be kids who look or act tired or are irritable or grumpy and if their grades start to slip and if you're spending more time in the car going place to place than being at home it may be time to dial it back. experts say time with family or even just doing nothing is
equally important. >> having some time to chill out as a family and watch a movie play some games let them just do nothing sometimes or time to just be creative, time to be outside exploring. >> reporter: the doctor says instead of trying everything kids should pick an activity they really like. they'll be more likely to stay motivated and involved rather than just going through the motions. studies have also shown giving kids more unstructured or free time helps them develop more broad life skills such as planning problem solving and decision making. monica, back over to you. >> all right. thank you ali. palmyra police start add new safety campaign today to get drivers to slow down. signs like these saying drive slowly we love our children are now being put up in yards around town. officers say drivers tend to drive too fast when the weather gets warmer putting everybody in danger and they hope a gentle reminder like these will save lives and keep drivers out of trouble. >> and still ahead on "action news" tonight a local lottery
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>> ♪♪ >> the airline industry had more late flights and lost baggage last year according to a new report. the rate of lost stolen or delayed luggage went up 13 percent in 2014 and the same period on time arrivals also dropped 2%. the report also ranked the airlines by their performance. virgin america was the best overall for the second year in a row followed by hawaiian airlines delta and jetblue. united was toward the bottom of the list. express jet and envoy air actually came in last. >> well, someone bought a winning lottery ticket worth $2 million at a lehigh county convenience store. it was sold here at the whitehall mini mart on lehigh street in whitehall. the powerball ticket matched all white balls but not the red ball. but it was sold with the power play operation which boosted the prize from 1 million to 2 million. officials are waiting for the
winner to come forward. drexel university is doing something no school has ever done before. they opened a saxby's cafe on campus and it is america's first, very first cafe entirely run by students who work for university credits. the student employees can earn credit through drexel's cooperative education program. saxby's cafe and ceo nick bayer joined drexel's president john friday -- john fry and congressman chaka fattah. >> let's go to penn's landing which is looking glorious. cecily tynan with the details from accuweather when we come right back.
>> time now for the check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist cecily tynan at the big board where she says some precipitation unfortunately moving our way. >> yes, unfortunately but today was just a beautiful day. another spectacular monday. so many people in good moods even though it's monday because of this. sky six taking a look in cape may where we have a lot of filtered sunshine, some high thin serious clouds, they're 20,000 feet up in the atmosphere so plenty of sun can ease through those clouds and it makes you look and you think i want to go to the beach but if you're on the beaches you need a sweatshirt with winds out of the south. this time of year the ocean temperatures are in the 40's so sea isle city it's 55, the
boardwalk in atlantic city it's 52 but inlands a lot warmer. philadelphia 74 degrees. our warmest day of the year so far was last monday when we hit 75 so we're close. allentown at 75, reading 74 and dover currently 75 degrees. it is a breezy day with winds out of the south. wind speeds 60 miles per hour in philadelphia. 18 in wilmington, allentown 17 at the -- as the front approaches tomorrow with these southerly winds it will be picking up moisture and that means we need the umbrellas tomorrow. storm tracker six live double scan showing this is the cold front that i'm tracking and it doesn't have a lot of moisture to work with but if you look to the south you can see showers bubbling up. low pressure will develop along that front and that will enhance the rainfall generally south of philadelphia. it really depends on where that front sets up. but tonight a quiet evening a very comfortable evening the clouds will be thickening in the overnight hours. a few showers arriving by dawn. especially north of philadelphia. overnight low 55 degrees in philadelphia millville 52,
allentown 52 and wilmington 54. so, future tracker really timing out the showers. 7 o'clock in the morning the clouds are here and you can see along that front the showers mainly across the lehigh valley and the poconos. could have a few spotty showers developing to the south. as that front moves through the i-95 corridor around noontime you'll notice that it does pick up the intensity of that rainfall and then it really gets enhanced into the evening commute south of philadelphia, south jersey and delaware looks like you will be receiving the bulk of that rain and that rain will be moving out by tuesday night. future tracker showing this system north of philadelphia you may end up with less than a quarter inch of rain but south some areas could end up with more than an inch and a half of rain so your location really determines how much rain you get. so, the five day at 5:00 showing rain with the heaviest south of philadelphia tomorrow, 66. sunshine back on wednesday though 68 degrees. thursday another nice day partly sunny 63. friday mostly cloudy, a few showers developing, 66.
>> ♪♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph. jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again. here's bats happening on "action news" tonight. we're just hours away from the start of a major construction project involving the i676 corridor. we'll explain how it likely will affect your commute. a popular philadelphia eatery is targeted by a greedy thief for the second time in a week. we'll show you the surveillance video and thousands of delaware folks will get free job training thanks to a multi-million dollars grant we have details. >> and now the latest penndot has launched a four year multi-million dollar plan to improve overpasses and bridges over the vine street expressway. phase one of this project is scheduled to take two years. the 19th and 20th street overpasses and the pedestrian bridges that connect logan circle with the free library and the former family court building will be replaced. that means drivers should
expect delays. "action news" reporter vernon odom is live in center city tonight with more. vernon. >> reporter: good evening, rick. the i676 makeover as you said will take over four years and it will cost nearly $65 million in federal funding. take a look right behind me. one of the bridges that does not have to be demolished and replaced but has to be refurbished is the 21st street bridge. the impact will be major on commuters local residents nearby businesses and of course the can cultural institutions. the seven bridges over i676 all of 50's vintage are in bad shape. penndot says some can be repaired but others torn down and replaced. they're talking about bridges from 18th to 22nd street all structurally deficient and penndot says the time to act is now. >> things are safe. they are not weight restricted. we have not had to barricade any portions of them but we are out in front of this
problem and we are concerned that we get this done as soon as possible. >> reporter: penndot engineers looked over the area in question in preparation for startup tomorrow morning preparing for phase one of this four year makeover. >> the first bit of construction that you'll see is the family court pedestrian bridge. that will be under way. the demolition will be under way starting on may fourth. >> reporter: there will obviously be major impact on traffic through this vital area which handles traffic to and from i-76 and i-95. the three lanes each way will be narrowed for work space. a full shut down begins eastbound at midnight tonight until 5:00 in the morning but because of the work these bridges need, these kinds of adjustments will be standard fare for the next four years. >> there's going to be an enormous amount of work being done above the expressway, deck tiff work aesthetic work, planterrings,. >> reporter: questions about the papal visit of september came up right away including the mass here on the parkway expected to draw 2 million. penndot and city hall have an
agreement an plan. >> from september 1st until october 1st there's going to be no construction activity. the contractor will move all the equipment take everything out of the area. >> reporter: now there's more here. further east there is continuing construction work on a mormon church complex that is a very large scale operation. so that means logistics and getting around here and congestion will remain a major factor for a long time to come. live on the ben franklin parkway, vernon odom, channel6 "action news." >> vernon thank you. we have more on this construction project including a schedule of the i676 lane closures. it's posted on 6abc.com. we also have a list of suggested detours to help you get around. >> a collision between a dump truck an car in south jersey sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries early this morning. this is the scene along route 130 and high street in burlington. it's still not clear how it
all happened but the 26-year-old driver of the car was rushed to fueled medical center. he's in critical condition. the driver of the dump truck was treated the scene for minor injuries. a kensington restaurant is now at the center of two police investigations after being targeted by thieves in the past week. surveillance cameras here at dos segundo show a young man walking in and heading downstairs. police say once in the basement the suspect forced opened an office door and swiped a bag of money. last monday cameras captured a woman stealing a backpack from this same restaurant. a customer left that bag which contained load gun and a knife in it. if you recognize either suspect please call philadelphia police. also a reminder you can join the action whenever you see breaking news or weather happening near you. become part of the "action news" team by e-mailing us your photos and videos to join the action at 6abc.com. or use the #6abc action on social media. >> a new jersey army major and
his wife were back in court today for their retrial on child abuse charges. in november a federal judge declared a missis trial against army major john jackson and his wife carolyn. this after prosecutor mentioned the death of one of their children while questioning a witness. the couple is accused of abusing their three adopted children in 2010 when the family was -- prosecutors allege the jacksons often withheld food and water and physically assaulted them. closing arguments are under way in the murder case against maple shade burlington county resident pedro hernandez. he's accused of killing six-year-old etan pats back in 1979. hernandez allegedly confessed to police saying he strangled the little boy in a convenience store basement. the defense says that confession is not credible. the boy's body has never been found but his disappearance led to the nationwide campaign to put missing children's pictures on milk cartons. we have an update tonight to a story "action news" first told you about about a week
and a half ago. authorities say they arrested a man in connection with an attempted murder in wilmington. this is a story our delaware news room has been following. the suspect is 27-year-old thomas rivers. detectives say rivers was wanted for a shooting back on april 3rd at 7th and west streets. the victim suffered serious injuries to his head, chest and face. wilmington police officers stopped rivers last week on a traffic violation and then arrested him. he's being held on $600,000 bail. >> the late he have on the deadly police shooting in south carolina that has that police officer facing murder charges. authorities have released the dash cam audio of the minutes following the shooting. >> everything is okay, okay. i just shot somebody. he's okay. >> well, the voice you heard is that of police officer michael slager. he was talking to another officer following the killing of walter scott after a traffic stop and chase. slager was later heard
laughing after telling the officer that his adrenaline was "pumping during the incident." members of the march two justice organization started their 250-mile trek from staten island to washington, d.c. today. the eight day walk will end with the delivery of a so-called justice package to federal lawmakers. it includes demands for criminal justice reform legislation to end racial profiling. the group also plans to hold rallies in trenton and philadelphia. >> in washington state an investigation is under way after a chink of concrete fell from an overpass and crushed a car. the person inside that car was killed on impact. officials at the scene say the construction crew was installing a sidewalk on the overpass when part of the concrete suddenly gave way. the roadway was shut down for the investigation. still not clear when it will reopen. at least 100 vacationers fell ill with gastrointestinal norovirus on a cruise ship. the cause of the outbreak still not clear but officials
on board say patients got sick at various times throughout the 15 day trip. the ship is now being thoroughly cleaned. most everyone who became ill has since recovered. delaware was awarded a multi-million dollar grant to help folks on food assistance. the u.s.d.a. gave the diamond state nearly $19 million for its job training program called wonder and it matches low income individuals with work and training in one of four career fields. state officials say it will give those folks a chance at working their way to a better life. today federal officials applaud edell -- applauded delaware's plan. >> they presented us with a creative and forward leaning project proposal that aims to for innovation and that's what we were looking for. >> delaware is one of 10 states to get such a grant. officials estimate more than 5,000 residents will benefit from the program in the next three years. meantime from our new
jersey news room a boat that washed ashore in ocean county has been successfully removed. the 77-foot fishing boat ran aground last wednesday. bad weather and high winds kept crews from getting it back out to sea. the coast guard was finally able to tow the boat off shore late saturday night. >> okay. let's time -- it's time to get another update on the highways and by ways. folks trying to get home on a monday night. >> let's go to matt pelman. >> fishing for delays and getting quite the catch as we go to the vine street expressway. heavy traffic in both directions and of course all eyes will be on the vine later tonight as the big construction project that vernon was telling us about gets under way at midnight. expect closures between this point at schuylkill and broad street. midnight to 5:00 a.m. the next few nights. i think that the schuylkill and 95 are going to take the brunt of the detouring traffic. some of the local streets around the vine will also take some detouring traffic and again this project lasting four years, first phase involves setting up the barricades, the barriers and taking away the shoulders so again, starting tonight at
midnight. on 95 right now southbound by allegheny there's a crash in the right lane slowing us down. still have that crash in haverford along haverford road at college avenue. luckily our broken down vehicle on the northeast extension northbound approaching lansdale is gone but still slow speeds coming out of the mid-county tolls and a couple of issues in east greenwich gloucester county including a new crash along tomlin station road. rick and monica back to you. >> much more to come still on "action news" monday evening. will it be death or life in prison for a convicted killer jodi arias. today a judge handled down her fate. >> a plastic jesus and christmas lights those are some of the items volunteers picked up along jersey beaches believe it or not. we'll have details. adam. >> beautiful day 75 degrees in philadelphia with that sunshine but we're tracking a cold front in the ohio valley which will bring us some rain. i'll have that timing in that accuweather forecast. >> all right adam. plus in sports the phillies head up the turnpike to take on the mets at citi field. ducis rodgers has the highlights plus a big win for a young man at the masters
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a judge in arizona sentenced her this afternoon for the 2008 murder of her boyfriend travis alexander. arias stabbed him 30 times in retaliation for breaking off the relationship. arias and alexander's sisters both made statements to the judge before that sentencing. >> loved my brother very much and i miss him so much. >> jodi has shown no remorse. she continuously makes atrocious lies about my brother. dragging his name through the mud after she dragged his body through his own blood. i'm truly disgusted. horrified because of were i did and i wish there was some way i could take it back. >> the judge imposed sentencing because jurors could not agree on one. the death penalty was not an option during today's hearing. >> 19 people were hurt in a mega bus crash in indiana. the bus struck a semi which was stopped in a construction zone on i65. the impact sent the semi into a pickup truck. the pickup then hit a car.
investigators are trying to determine why the bus did not stop soon enough. that bus was traveling from chicago to atlanta. a united airlines flight went off the runway in houston texas right here. the plane had just landed and took two wide of a turn while taxiing. the plane got stuck in a muddy area along the runway. the flight came from las vegas with 167 passengers and six crew members on board. everyone is okay. >> turning to sports, the phillies headed north to face the mets. >> ducis rodgers live in the "action news" sports center with more. opening day for the mets, hm, ducis. >> yeah, their opener today, both teams have gotten off to a three and three start a week into the season and the phillies could be better if they can get those bats going. a rough day for grady sizemore. first a mets fan offers him a cold drink. that's not very nice. later sizemore completely loses a ball in the sun. thankfully it does not lead to any runs.
aaron harry wrong on the mound. that brings in murphy in the fourth inning. one-nothing new york. did he first in the fifth. curtis granderson to the left. ben revere leaves his feet. harang gives up just one run in six innings appreciates the effort. seconds inning two on for revere. chance to tie the game. zero for four day for revere. everyone is having a bad day. in the eighth inning chase utley lets this ball go right through his legs. next batter looked for a sac fly to left. phillies lose two-nothing. seven games this season they have scored a total of 16 runs. the flyers are back at their training facility today instead of preparing for the post season they are cleaning out their lockers. jake voracek says he knows what the problem might be. >> i think we got to be more more -- i think especially on the road i think we haven't
been good enough obviously to make the playoffs but, you know, we had one good game and then we had one bad game. it's not the way you get into the playoffs and you can't compete for the stanley cup. >> what happens to the head coach craig berube? we still don't know following this 33-31 and 18 season. his job appears to be in question. >> we're not sure what's going to happen. as i said before it's a business and you can't really look into it too much 'cause it's out of your control. i know what happened to the coach, any personnel moves that's nothing that we can control. >> the sixers host the buxton night. nerlens noel expected to miss his second straight game with a sprained can't alley. tonight marked the return of michael carter-williams. the former rookie of the year was traded to the bucs two months ago. mcw had 17 points in 18 minutes against his former team when the two teams met back in milwaukee in late february.
remember when a 21-year-old phenom won the masters. tiger woods did it in 1997. 18 years later another 21-year-old does it, jordan spieth. spieth led wire to wire. his victory was never really in jeopardy. he ended up winning by four strokes over phil mickleson and justin rose am i won't begin to tell you what i was doing at 21. needless to say spieth is on top of the world. >> it's incredible. it's one of the best feelings i've ever felt. this was arguably the greatest day of my life. the ultimate goal that i've mentioned i think each week is to try to become the number one player in the world and i don't think i am with this. i think that i'm still behind and so there's still -- i'm still chasing that. >> humble but good. more news coming up with rick and monica right after this.
>> we would like to custom order at least a dozen of these to go. >> wouldn't be bad, right. >> wow. >> last monday 75, this monday 75 and sunshine so we're starting to get into that pattern where we keep it going. >> perfect. >> keep it cranking out day after day. unfortunately tomorrow it changes. >> storm tracker six live double scan lots of sunshine, just a few high clouds out there so no precipitation and
the action cam near 30th street right along the schuylkill there and that shot shows all that sunshine we had today. you see a little bit of that high cloud cover in the distance. let's take a look at the beautiful stretch. saturday 62 degrees. it was a little windy to start the weekend but that 63 degrees average for this time of year. 67 yesterday and then jumped way up to 75 degrees today gaining 8 degrees off of sunday when again that normal is 63. southerly winds though doing the damage this time of year. very typical at the shore in the spring to have much cooler temperatures when the wind comes in off of the atlantic which is still very cold at 50 degrees. it's only 55 on the boardwalk the same for sea isle city but in dover you get that wind coming off of sussex county so it's warm there, 75 be equally as warm up in the lehigh valley. there are some of those high clouds continue to push offer the coast so overall it is a dry evening and overnight but by predawn we'll start to see
the showers break out and you'll see this very thin line from toronto cleveland down to cincinnati a cold front will be pushing down to the south tomorrow and then down in the south there will actually be a low developing, a wave along this front to slow the front down and to bring some heavier rain especially south of philadelphia. so tonight the clouds will be thickening up especially after midnight a few showers before that morning rush, 52 to 55. in fact we time it for you on future tracker and you can see a couple lines of showers developing so nothing terribly heavy during the morning hours. but as the front sinks to the south you can see the northerly winds coming in over philadelphia and trenton and then wildwood southeasterly wind so they converge near millville and dover where that low will be and that's where you're breaking out with the heavier rain and by the afternoon a little drier north of philadelphia especially for the lehigh valley. so, we'll watch that front slip through here tomorrow. high pressure waiting in the wings for midweek but for tomorrow about a quarter inch of rain for northern areas of philadelphia about a half inch
for center city and southern areas three-quarters of an inch maybe even an inch at the shore but everything pushes away on your wednesday as the high comes in that high will that send a northerly winds lots of sun here and still a little bit above average with a temperature at 68. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 66 tomorrow, rain the heaviest being south of philadelphia. especially in the afternoon. and then beautiful here midweek. wednesday even on thursday. partly sunny 68, slipping back to normal here by thursday. and then a lot of clouds build again on friday with the next boundary that will be slow to push through, so maybe a few showers later on friday at 66. lingering showers on saturday of 69 but the second half of the weekend we will salvage brighter dry, 66 and we'll stay there for monday with clouds in the afternoon so very typical late or i should say mid to late april weather coming over the next seven days. >> all right thanks. quick break. more news when we come right back.
trash were picked up along new jersey beaches last year according to the clean ocean action environmental group. 13 percent of the trash was plastic, 10 percent cigarette butts. among the more unusual items they found a wig a stun gun some christmas lights, fireworks a plastic statue of baby jesus, a tv remote even a swing set. >> might be my remote: not my swing set. right now jim gardner and the "action news" team standing by with these stories. a new reward and new information about the arrest of one suspect in the abduction of a center city jewelry store worker. plus police in chester alerted to a hostage situation thanks to children who ooh spoke up to their teacher. >> and he may have been born in texas and won the masters in georgia yesterday but the newly crowned champ jordan spieth has strong family ties right here in the delaware and lehigh valleys. we'll tell you. those stories and more coming up next. for the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass.
>> ♪♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪♪ >> monday night a construction worker was seriously hurt cutting a live wire. and there are new allegations in the political standoff that has embroiled colwyn borough. the big story on "action news" is additional reward money being offered for the remaining two suspects in the kidnapping of a jewelry store worker in philadelphia. meanwhile the man arrested for the abduction and beating of the 53-year-old woman
31-year-old khayree gay waived his extradition hearing today in south carolina but we don't yet know when he'll be returned to philadelphia. we get more from "action news" reporter sarah bloomquist in center city. sarah. >> reporter: jim, that's right the atf now adding $10,000 to the reward bringing it to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the other suspects in this case. we also learned more today about how police identified the suspect who was taken into custody in south carolina on friday night. 31-year-old khayree gay of olney is in custody in south carolina charged with kidnapping and attempted robbery. he'll be returned to philadelphia this week after waiving extradition today. now federal and local authorities are work together to find his accomplices. today the atf added $10,000 to the reward making it $20,000 for information leading to an