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injury is not considered life-threatening and the young man is not cooperating with investigators, chester high school was placed under lockdown as was the closer stem school but that was lifted in time for an on time dismissal today. no word of any arrests, i'm sara bloomquist channel 6 "action news." >> thanks very much. we have more breaking news right now two children were hit by a car in the logan section of philadelphia, a 2-year-old boy has a head injury and is in critical condition, a 4-year-old boy has a broken leg and the kids were hit by a window cleaning van and the driver did stop at the scene. testimony got underway for a bucks county man accused of strangling a researchers and pediatrician at chester hospital. she had called smith to her home to help her get rid of mice in
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her home, he confessed to strangling her and setting her body on fire, this morning a judge rejected an attempt by the defense to have that confession thrown out and to prevent the jury from seeing graphic pictures from the murder scene. look at this incredible picture from cheltenham township this afternoon this is the view from chopper 6 hd a massive water main break created a geyser with water shooting high into the air and the "action news" viewers are shooting the video that happened at the 600 block of ashburn road. myra edwards send us this one where you can see it spewing from street level. it was shut off at 2:40, gushing for more than an hour. when you see breaking news like
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myra and jason, join the action. email your pictures and video to or use #6abcaction on social media. as you can see we use your foot able in our newscast. thanks alicia. philadelphia mayor michael nutter had strong words for the candidates hoping to replace them today and wondered if some of them were fit to run the city. john rawlins joins us live now all of this was in response to the debate here on 6 abc last night. >> so it would seem brian this was an annual remembrance for officers and firefighters that died in the line of duty, two new names were placed on the roles today one from the police and one from the fire department. the mayor had sharp words for those critical of a policy and the police commissioner. >> when someone wants to run
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their mouth to score political points, i have to speak out. >> mentioning no one by name, the mayor told those attending today's memorial service, to set the record straight on the police department and stop and frisk and commissioner ramsey. here is what was said by anthony williams. >> number one commissioner ramsey is out of here. >> people have to be replaced when they stand for a policy that people in the community don't trust. >> concerning the policy of stop and frisk and implied it could have made a different in the death of robert wilson last march. >> when two cowards took target practice at sergeant robert wilson i know we wished we had been able to get those guns away from those people that shot down
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our officers on the streets of this city. >> and those that want to see ramsey go. >> anyone that is not smart enough to at least ask him to stay is probably not smart enough to run this city. >> well, there you go. we spoke to milton street and his reaction is stop and frisk in philadelphia has generated a number of civil liberty complaints and because the commissioner has been in charge, he maintains he has to go. >> anthony williams has scheduled a press available to discuss the commissioner's situation. back to you. >> several the candidates hemmed and hawed on that question last night. >> lets go outside to meteorologist adam joseph and adam a little cooler today definitely. >> it is a little cooler it's been really warm when you say it's cooler but still above average for this time of year
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take a look at the numbers, 75 in philadelphia, 65 in allentown and 75 in wilmington and there you can see the winds coming in out of the northeasterly direction and much cooler at the shore 60 in beach haven and 62 in sea isle city. stormtracker 6 live double scan we have a lot of clouds upstairs but only a few showers around northern chester county and montgomery county. and a few sprinkles up to the lehigh valley and the rain and all of that is to the south and west of state college, this is all diving down to the south-southeast towards washington, and south of baltimore and that will not be moving in our area, when are you stepping out on the town, a little bit pop of sun here and there and 67 at 8:00, and stars and clouds at 9:00 and 10:00. with temperatures falling into the low 60s. we'll talk about that summer like feeling and shirleen and
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the talk of humidity in the full accuweather forecast. >> it's the talk of summer and i don't mind it one bit. >> thank you adam. if this weather has you thinking of summer at the beach you are not alone the rental market at the beach is heating up. nora muchanic is talking to realtors and renters today. >> hi there shirleen no doubt that weather in the 70s and 80s makes everyone think of going to the shore that is good news for realtors who say that things are going swimmingly. and the summer rental business is booming. the rental signs are everywhere and people are noticing and real state agents say there is a 25% to 30% spike in rentals. we have rentals from $7500 all the way up to tens of thousands. >> speaking of what you are looking for rental agents say it's smart to figure that out
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before you start looking for a rental. do you want to be close to the beach or an ocean view or close to the boardwalk and the rides and how much you are willing to pay. squlaky started renting years ago in ocean city, we started with two weeks and then a month and then he build a house in the gardens and we have that house for 23 years warm weather like we are having reminds people it's time to explore the possibility of a summer rental. >> that is 3-year-old nora polanski getting her feet wet not me. >> gail has been renting a place for a week, and she says she is coming back for another two weeks this summer. >> go online can you find anything you want, any price range anywhere. >> right on the boardwalk at 14th street beautiful ocean
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view. >> that sounds pretty good. rental agents tell me if you can't afford summer prices you can get better prices in june and september. >> thank you nora. in just a few days, more than 100 schools will take part in the annual dad vail regatta, there was fun today to help kick off the event rowers taught some former professional athletes how to row including former 76ers world be free, and brian prop and former philadelphia eagle fred barnett, but instead of hitting the schuylkill river they used machines on land making it a whole lot easier to learn. >> well, it's a good thing it's on the cooler side today. awfully warm. >> we are less than an hour away
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from the evening rush, lets get a check of the traffic report. >> well, it's because you don't want to hear what i have to say. >> i do. >> it's not usually great news at this hour. this afternoon, our little corner of the world definitely don't be free of traffic troubles. northbound side of 476, approaching conshohocken just out of view, the crash up there from time to time they are taking out the left lane because of the accident, and penndot is out there assisting and at the moment all three lanes are open. we are also watching a crash involving an overturned truck and downed poll in east whiteland and that phoenixville pike will be closed for a couple of hours an alternate is sidly
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road. and a house fire on monument avenue, that is a good spot to avoid. we have the huge water main break in cheltenham, maybe ash mead as an alternate. and in hamilton township downed pole along 322 eastbound and the right lane is blocked in that location. lets grab the ipad and doubt commuter report on the hump day afternoon. a pothole off delaware memorial bridge. watch out for that. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> sounds good, thank you matt. still ahead city leaders in baltimore are taking an unusual step, who they asked to investigate their own police department. and the amazing story of a puppy shot and left for dead. and back on his feet and friendly as ever for saving this dog's life.
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we are working to learn the name of the man that died this morning while he tried to walk across i-95 in delaware, he was trying to cross the southbound lanes just before martin luther king boulevard in wilmington it happened at 12:15 this morning, the driver who hit him did stop and he and the other man in the car are okay. police have not said why the victim was trying to cross the highway in that location. the mayor of baltimore is now asking federal investigators to look into that city's police department, the stephanie rawlins-blake asked for assistance from the justice department. after a visit from attorney general loretta lynch the city
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is dealing with riots and violence since the death of freddie gray. when they found this puppy in chester he was shot five times and barely clinging to life. but now the dog is alive and well thanks to a team of heroes that helped get him back on his paws. >> he is only known as frank the stray 8-month-old mixed breed terrier often seen roaming the streets of chester. everyone here knows frank. >> see him all the time, it was the hood dog we loved it. that is why nobody understands why someone would want to hurt the dog when he was shot five times at close range. >> we heard several shots rapid fire, bang bang bang, come outside and the dog is bleeding everywhere. the people called 911 and the first one on scene was russell
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harper and despite being severely injured, he was still wagging his tail and licking harper's face. >> we rushed him to keystone emergency hospital and they went into emergency surgery with him. >> frank was on the table for hours as surgeons and nurses removed the hollow point bullets one you see here from his body. >> two areas had been ruptured in his small insist still as you can see frank is doing well and as loving as ever with the likelihood of one more surgery frank is not out of the woods yet. >> he is through multiple surgeries, he is costing us over $20,000 by the time we are done. >> meanwhile the police investigation continues as well.
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if you know anything call chester police or if you want more information or have a desire to help frank a link can be found at walter perez channel 6 "action news." >> glad to see a happy ending with that story. coming up tonight on "action news" at 11:00 a special consumer report on cable giant comcast who just announced their plans to change customer experience. >> from you mad at comcast you are not alone the "action news" troubleshooters get more complaints about comcast than any other company, we are hard at work getting ourtomers refunds back that comcast owes them. what they are doing to try to transform their customer service. it's coming up on "action news" at 11:00. the weather was perfect to grab launch outdoors today and for some that came with free
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music. ♪♪ ♪♪ >> all right today kicked off live at lunch a concert series at dillworth park, each wednesday at noon a concert from a local group that runs through june 24th. >> it sounds good out there too. as we get another check of the accuweather forecast we go to adam joseph adam joseph outside with a check of accuweather. >> a jungle out here so to speak we look at city avenue garden and it needs a drink. looking at live radar right now and just to the north and west, green between philadelphia and reading and allentown closing in to double scan live radar just to the north of malvern, a cluster of light showers and the same thing spitting showers of
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route 100 and allentown the northeast extension near quakertown and hamburg, we'll take every drop we can get because we desperately need a good soaking. temperatures yesterday with more thicker clouds to the north and showers, trenton 68 and drier and a little more sun in wilmington and 75 degree and dover 70 and a sea breeze in the 60s at the shore. the front is progressing through our region now and all the severe weather and way to our west south and west of state college and north and west of washington that will remain there overnight tonight and we see generally cloudy skies for most of the overnight hours. once that sunsets this evening, it's the first time at 8:00 p.m. from this day until august 13th the sunsets after 8:00, one thing to think about is summer and those late evening
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hours of daylight. 50 degrees overnight and 53 in trenton and 52 in millville and a lot of clouds and it stays warm for this time of your. speaking of warmth, future tracker 65 philadelphia and 70 in dover and sunshine going to work tomorrow and here we go again, 80 in philadelphia and 80 in wilmington and 78 in the lehigh valley, and a wind off the water and 60s at the shore. your four day at 4:00, 80 and pleasantly warm tomorrow, and stays warm on friday and 85 degrees and a touch humid on saturday 85 degrees and sun and warmth for the scullers over the weekend and the summer feeling for mothers day with a temperature of 87 degrees, if you take a look at the string of 80s that inches you to get out in the garden and try to spruce up your yard so to speak. drew becker is the president of
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the horticulture society stopping by the garden here and it got a makeover. take a look at it. >> it feels like spring if not summer. mothers day weekend is this weekend. >> cut flowers are great but it's much more sustainable to buy your mother a potted plant and afterwards you can put them in a pot and a planter on the patio, we have one right back here we take the high stuff toward the back and a little stake in it and up toward the back and sort of cascades down in the front can you put tropicals in here as well and can you take the tropicals out and put them someplace else. >> look at our container here, it looks like we are down in the caribbean here. >> it looks pretty great we do like tropicals in beds they add a lot to the war agains
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specifically big ferns and stuff like that. >> 80 degrees past mothers day and next week good to get out and keep it out. >> i would say yes we are out of the freeze now. >> you did a great job. >> thanks so much. >> he says we are in the clear and we are in the clear through the upcoming weekend guys, looking good on city avenue i'll let you know in the seven-day forecast if we continue this stretch and if the garden will get a drenching of water. >> i may get my mother a plant instead of flowers. good advice. thank you adam. >> up next a tractor trailer that steers itself where driverless big rigs are about to hit the road and coming up we'll introduce you to a local musician putting his own dreams on hold, to do something incredibly special. and how the mother and son putting something on the line in the name of a good cup of joe.
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about this, big rigs on the open road with a prn there but not necessarily driving it on the highways. >> a little scary but -- >> may even be safer we'll take it. >> from sesame street apps to wired onesies, what new parents need to know about bringing up baby in this high tech world. and they not only share a love of fine food and coffee they share dna. coming up alicia vitarelli introduces you to a philadelphia hip hop artist to put it all on the line to build a cafe for his mom.
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there's over two hundred thousand students in philadelphia. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters. i think they're both's making sure they all get a good education. teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph alicia vitarelli shirleen allicot, and brian taff. >> it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with pizza peril how a mother being held hostage with her kids ordered up a rescue. and 60 seconds of pure determination. >> come on you got it! >> a female captain proves she is more than army strong by finishing a test that 80% of soldiers fail. we'll show you what made this march through ft. dix so inspiring. the student assembly at
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rutgers university says a blue eyed white male mascot does not represent their school. and now the search for a sexual predator stalked a young woman like prey he used this minivan to stalk her and then raped his victim as gun point before dropping her off in fishtown. chad pradelli is live at special units. >> right investigators here is a that the suspect is careful and calculated and they need the public's help because at this point they have no leads in this kidnapping-rape, as for what is going on right now police need people to take a close look at the sketch and the surveillance video. >> police say that this is surveillance of the suspect driving down the 2100 block of east york moments later he
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produces a handgun and forces the woman into a minivan. >> once pulled over she was ordered into the rear of the vehicle and at which time she was sexually assaulted. >> the victim was dropped off in fishtown where she called police. this is an up and coming new development, and the gun point kidnapping and rape has people on edge. >> i typically bike here around the time it happened and it really makes me infuriated that this kind of stuff is going on. >> it's a disgrace people need to start doing something and not sitting back, what if it was your sister, mother or daughter it's a disgrace. >> the suspect appears to be hispanic and knows the area well and likely works or lives around
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kensington, a blue minivan, possibly a dodge or chrysler and the backseats were removed. >> this girl is will he messed up now and this doesn't need to happen. >> police are urging women in that area to be very careful if they are walking late at night and walk in pairs. >> chad thank you. >> police in west goshen say that this man used his job as a massage artist to sexual assault a female client and that james deider molested her during an appointment at massage envy, the incident followed at least six sessions with deider that she describes as normal and he worked at pathways to healing and is facing a number of charges including indecent assault. philadelphia police are
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releasing surveillance video showing a man stealing 12 bins of medicine from a rite-aid delivery van at the top of your screen you can see the man strans ferring items into his red van tonight happens at the store on mid vail avenue just before 12:30 police believe the suspect was going after pain killers tlrk is no indication that any narcotics were in the bins. if have you information on the theft call northeast detectives. >> one man is dead and two more are in the hospital following a gun fight in northeast philadelphia overnight. dozens of shots ran out along north six and street. they found one man dying from multiple bullet wounds and two more hurt, the two surviving victims are in stable condition, the police believe all three were shooting one north. >> in delaware county a worker struck a gas line today along
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the 1200 block in havertown, it was struck just after 1:00 this afternoon, no reports of injuries but a few homes were evacuated as a precaution. montgomery county rounded up a dozen suspected dead beat parents today. monica malpass is live with more on this story. >> the parents are accused of being behind on several child support payments in most of these cases those arrested were brought into court and nine people in all taken into custody in an overnight sweep, katherine scott will tell us how much those arrested owe for their children and how officials are trying to catch more people wanted for the same thing. also the work has begun to tear down old warehouses like this one if philadelphia. here mayor nutter's plan in improving safety in neighborhoods. we'll see you guys in just a
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little bid with that. >> see you in 26 minutes and change. lets bring in adam joseph who joins us on a comfortable day, cooler than we are used to now. >> it's cooler but still above normal it shows how above normal we have been and we are headed back into that direction starting tomorrow. a look live on our action cam on city avenue and the garden is lush green. 75 is the temperature and the dew point 49 degrees, winds out of the east-northeast at 6 miles per hour and northwestern chester county, a couple of sprinkles passed through and 66 degrees and winds from the northeast at 7 miles per hour, and again you need the drenching rain to cleanse the atmosphere of pollen however not going to catch a break in fact thursday medium to high, and hitting the high level friday and saturday
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and maybe extremely high on sunday. pollen is high for quite sometime and no break with no rain at least through the weekend. we'll let you know if there is any drenching downpours for the seven day in the next week. >> time goes so fast around here. >> thanks adam. students from girls high school are getting ready for an important show tomorrow night. >> the action cam captured the students during rehearsal for the annual dance concert, this event is something that the students work hard on for months, even the beginners are producing their on dance consequences and they will perform all genres from hip hop to modern dance. >> and a local teenager is being recognized for her efforts to improve her community.
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she recruited men to read to students across the state and now for her efforts she is invited to the white house henry is last year's recipient 2014 peace first prize it recognizes young people for their compassion and courage and she will be featured on abc's first ever national we day on august 21st. as we celebrate mothers day on sunday one montgomery mother's son is putting his own music dreams on hold and everything on the line to do something special for his mom. they share the same birthday and the same passion for a good cup of joe and now they share a very real, very good coffee shop. >> hip hop mom. i have to wear my hip hop style. >> that is hip hop mom jean savage wearing her neon pants
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and representing for her son john. he goes by the stage name, real. today the mom-son duo is bringing a real community coffee house to wincoat we are going grab coffee from somewhere we had to go so far to get good coffee. >> so they created the real market place. >> these are antique lamps here, a corner where people can come in and have some coffee and do some shopping, most of this stuff came from my house jean is working hard in health care for 40 years and real says this is for her so she can get the coffee that keeps her moving and grooving, are you able to get it done because no coffee no working. >> and he loves he can give mom this gift of relaxation and eventually retirement. and we'll have mom kicking back
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in one of those nice chairs back there. >> i am so happy i can't believe that. and jean makes quite the quiche. >> there is nothing like mom's cooking. >> that is what my son says. >> you can have real's mom's real cooking here. >> this has an jalapeno crust. >> jean is still working at the nazareth hospital and she is cooking at the gourmet kitchen there and it doesn't seem like she is slowing down any time soon, it's a great story and i love that they share the same birthday i love the slogan, no coffee no worky. >> she is so young she exudes you. hip hop mom. >> i live that phrase. >> don't know if she will sell you the pants in the consignment
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shop. >> ahead she needed more than dinner she needs help. while saving her mother and her kids. >> five feet from failure an army captain explains what mote vatded her to complete a march that breaks 80% of the soldiers that try it. >> and the student assembly at rutgers university says it's time to add the diversity to the roster and adam joseph is back with the full accuweather forecast. as "action news" continues on this wednesday.
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a pizza hut became an unexpected life line for a woman held hostage rg here is the order ticket the woman used usioning the pizza hut app.
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it reads please help call 911 and hostage help. she was being held by knife point by her boyfriend so she used the pizza hut app to plead for help by ordering pizza for her children. an astute worker saw the message and called the police and they freed the woman and her children. a big push at cutlers university for a new mascot, the original is scarlet knight, the best knight in all the land the face of cutgers university. but the student body says that the school is made up of many faces not just a white male one they want a latino and asian and black mascot and a woman and even a third gender knight. future generations will decide
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which one best represents them, the scarlet knight has been the mascot since 19555 a seventy so grueling that 80% of the soldiers that take it fail it. they trek 12 miles while carry carrying a ruck sack and 12 pound weapon. she was fight feet from failure, stumbling not once but twice just yards from her finish line but her fellow soldiers were cheering her on. you got it. you got it! you got it! go! you got it ma'am! captain todd completed the expert field medical field test in just 2:47 of the 46 that
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earned the badge that day there were 14 women, the cheers and the thought of going home to see her husband got her up and over the finish line. she posted video of her victory on facebook and it's wildly viral inspiring everyone surely who has a chance to watch it. she felt relief and gratitude for all of her fellow army soldiers there rootding her on. in the last final yards. rooting her on. >> and probably really sore too. >> with 13 minutes to go. did not look easy at all. thanks alicia. >> another check of the roads today. matt pellman is in the traffic center with another update for us. >> we'll make it home tonight, it's not that much of a struggle, we can do it it's not that slow as you travel home on 95, northbound come the headlights at allegheny avenue,
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from the vine to wood haven, that is double with no delay but that is not going to happen and the southbound side is backing up towards the work zone on girard avenue there is an accident in bensalem just south of the turnpike and a crash at the boulevard by chickies and petes i could go for some crab fries. in cheltenham, the huge water main break continues to close ashborn road and limerick there is a crash off 422 off rupert road and evergreen road expect delays off of 422 and phoenixville pike is closed this afternoon. sibley is an alternate for you. and west town watch out for a downed tree and downed wires down little shilo road at thorn
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drive. brian and shirleen i'm back in the next half hour. >> you had to mention crab fries. >> they are so good. >> meteorologist adam joseph, back with the exclusive accuweather forecast word of a warm-up again coming up n.
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all right meteorologist, adam joseph, woke up this morning he thought rain fell on the garden and any drop will help, the thing is it wasn't heavy enough to saturate the ground. only this much was wet and dry underneath. unfortunately not going to get it so get out and water your gardens, if we look at the action cam out in new jersey out on cooper river park a lot of clouds today and temperatures
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just a tad cooler as we look at double scan live radar, a few spinning showers in chester county and up towards the lehigh valley, near schnecksville and macungie and 222 not really soaking the ground just a tease. much cooler from reading to allentown and the poconos, that is where the clouds are really thick today and a lack of sunshine and we have seen some pops of sun in lancaster and philadelphia and millville mid-70s and the wind coming in off the water and 62 and 64 degrees the front is draped through and we have the clouds to the northern and breaks of sun to the south and storms from pittsburgh and washington to the south and west, overnight tonight and high pressure starts to settle in and especially for
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the day tomorrow the high brings sunshine and clouds and low humidity and we'll bump up that temperature again to 80 degrees, this high pressure wedges into to the south and west and protects us from a low developing 85 to round out the week on friday and only 70 at the shore with the sea breeze the low to the south from jacksonville to miami, florida to the carolinas, you can see the circulation here and all the thunderstorms are organized and all the bright colors are displayed to the northern and east and this has a 60% chance over the next two days of becoming a tropical storm ana and if it does it remains in this area and stalls and if it becomes tropical over the next week it won't be a player in the forecast. as we look at the accuweather
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forecast it's pleasantly warm tomorrow, 80 degrees and warmer on friday and 85 degrees, it's a touch humid here with the heat on saturday and for mothers day it's sure summer feeling 87 degrees and we open up the almanac and look in the history books, the average temperature is 72 degrees and we are well above that and it's the warmest mothers day since 1991, 24 years ago when it was 90 degrees so this is truly a very warm time of year, and as we look at monday still sweating and sweltering at 87 degrees and humidity, a little chance of showers and thunderstorms on tuesday of 85 and back to near normal on wednesday of 76 degrees, and you don't want a tropical storm with the storm surge and just a little rain to the south and unfortunately not going to happen. the grass needs help. >> go out and water it. give it some loving.
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ask can help mom track their babies first weeks and later be used as a tool to stimulate learning. what is the trend for parents and toddlers? >> keep this in mind parents. from better baby monitors to wired onesies, but the most common device is the smart phone. they are using it to communicate, they are using it to also consume information on apps as well as to entertain their kids and shop online. and to keep themselves
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organized. julia weg says the wave of apps tablets and smart phones and more for wearables like the apple watch brings parents close to what they want for the early days. >> it allows parentses to instantly get information at their fingertips and allows them to connect with other parents, so you never feel like are you going through this parenting journey alone. and there are pitfalls and privacy can always be paramount. >> be careful how much you share about your children online. whether it's their parents or full name or date of birth. in the event they sharing photos with with -- be careful sharing with third parties. >> while little ones are eager
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to get the devices in their hands, keep in mind the american academy of pediatrics recommends no screens under the age of 2. now, for shirleen allicot and alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm brian taff, shirleen and i are back tonight for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. the big story on "action news" is a developing one out of montgomery county where the water main break shot water into the air. this is ashborn road, that road remains shut down for repairs and there are people in that area with no water. dann cuellar is live at the scene with the very latest. >> reporter: rick and monica repair crews are on the scene
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trying to fix this water main, and they are making repairs and restoring water to people's home here on ashborn road. this is what it looked like this afternoon shortly after the water main burst. >> i came out to get my mail and all of a sudden i saw the burst tonight looked like a volcano. >> noise and then boom and there was water coming out like a fountain. a big fountain coming out. the water came out bursting from the tree. >> it took crews almost an hour to shut off the water. >> no water right now. >> it's going to be a while before they can get it back on? >> yes probably.


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