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store on mcdade boulevard. both the police and atf are on the case, sara bloomquist is live on the 1,000 block of mcdade boulevard. >> reporter: you can see the boarded up window where the suspect got into the gun store at least of the vehicles they used were spotted multiple times by surveillance cameras up and down mcdade boulevard before and after they made off with 19 weapons. these grainy videos show some of the suspects in action as they moved in on the gun shop on collingdale this morning. they got out of a maroon minivan. another camera captured them placing the glass in a nearby parking lot and they returned to the waiting minivan perhaps
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spooked by a passing store. they smashed counters and stole 19 firearms. >> various resolvers and glocks and semi automatics. they got a phone call at 4:00 that someone had broken in. >> john galano arrived and were happy to see they did not get the firearms secured to the world. still counters smashed and many guns gone. >> i don't like it obviously, a lot of damage and i don't like what happened. >> multiple surveillance cameras captured both vehicles fleeing the scene toward derby bureau this light colored probable sedan, and this montana partial license plate yv now the men are armed with an arsenal of
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stolen weapons. >> i hope that no one is harmed or hurt by any of these guns and that somebody steps up and contacts us. >> now the suspect vehicles are captured by the surveillance cameras outside of the collingdale police station a quarter mile away at exactly 4:11 a.m. these guys did not care that there was a collingdale police officer parked in the wawa parking lot just feet away from the gun store as this was unfolding last night. collingdale are working with the atf and state police and philadelphia police, they are tracking down multiple leads and sightings of the suspect vehicles. i'm sara bloomquist channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. newcastle police are investigating something of a bizarre situation, a series of medical emergencies called in
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from one house. paramedics responded three times to morris drive of newcastle, a 79-year-old woman died after going into cardiac arrest and yesterday her 79-year-old husband fell unconscious and then a few hours later their 58-year-old son was taken to the hospital in critical condition and the delaware department of health and homeland security have joined in the investigation sfoo it's cool in many parts of the tri-state area and wet. this is the scene as kids got out of school in south philadelphia today but it was the southeast of the state and new jersey that got some steady be much needed rain today. lets go to the big board and immediate fwist cecily tynan. >> jim as expected today's rainfall was all about location areas northern and west of philadelphia barely a drop and
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live double scan showing the rain is clearing out of philadelphia and we have lingering rain along the shore the garden state parkway and route you 47 sea isle city and cape may and atlantic city dealing with the steady light rain and it's beginning to move just to the east of dover over the mouth of the delaware bay and we'll continue to see this line during the evening hours, the areas that did not get rain, the areas that need it the most the drought monitor was released today, every thursday it shows that berks county and the lehigh valley now under a moderate drought and north of philadelphia we have the abnormally dry conditions, we really do need more rain but as we head through the alcohol tie weekend things are drying out.
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>> you can join the action by sending video or photographs just email us at or use #6abcaction on social media. it's how you can be a part of "action news." with the primary now two days in the past, it was time today for democratic mayor jim kenney to sit down with the current mayor michael nutter, vernon odom has that story. >> mayor nutter and nominee jim kenney emerged from closed doors, and the incouple bent is backing ken if i all the way. >> kenney will make this city proud and maintain the ethic of
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being a person for others. >> his real legacy is the salvation of the city for the worst economic crisis in the world's history besides the depression. >> despite party affiliation bill green and kenny were bitter rivals. >> we don't see eye to eye and the start of our careers we came from different spots and that led to tension mimes. >> republican nominee, melissa murray bailey had this reaction. >> i'm focused on something different than jim kenney and bill greene i'm looking to resolve the issues that are unresolved for so long and bringing a new perspective on how to solve the challenges.
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>> sources close to me say that there is an opening here for an independent candidacy like his if he can build a considerableredit credible funding base. the governor met with teachers and officials for a round table discussion at stone hoist elementary school. school officials told the governor that funding cuts made it tough to end an increasing multicultural student population. the trooper wounded outside of the baracks in september is recalling that horrific night. douglas shot allegedly by eric frein, he was returning from his shift and heard what he thought was fireworks and realized that brian dixon was gunned down and
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he was shot as well. >> i was by the door, the front doors and i grabbed on to the doors and i was able to crawl foo the station and at that point, i knew that somebody was shooting at us i crawled on my arms and drags my legs in i couldn't feel my legs at the time. douglas was shot in the pelvis and was revived twice while undergoing surgery. his goal is to run the new york marathon in september. coming up tonight on "action news," students from ocean county create a touching memorial to service members that paid the ultimate sacrifice in iraq and afghanistan and the nation's number one high school lacrosse team is here in the tell way valley and ducis rogers has that story. >> i have details on the holiday weekend forecast and meantime
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melissa magee, has you covered down the shore. she is live in wildwood. >> reporter: yes a little rain will not stop our party we are getting ready for the international kite festival check these kites out flying high. and the all important shore forecast in time for the weekend. >> bon jovi rocks out for rutgers camden today and it was commencement.
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the rutgers commencement ceremony in camden turned into somewhat of a concert. jon bon jovi played a song he wrote for their present. bon jovi also received a hon rarery degree. graduates will be greeted by a new statue and it's called welcome jesus it measures 12 feet tall and was created by the late lawrence nolan and he sculpted the harry kalin statue at citizens bank park. >> and students have planned a field of flags it is their way of creating a fish you'll and remarkably tribute for the
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memorial weekend. nora muchanic has the story. >> much of this weekend will be doe noted to the beach and backyard barbecues but the kids at southern regional high school has business to attend to first. every year before memorial day they and the middle schoolers spend the day putting flags in the ground. each of the 847 they plant represents a soldier killed in iraq or afghanistan. >> they sacrificed and gave up a lot. what they did it big and i won be able to do that. >> this is a big way to say thank you from southern regional. southern regional grad, kareem kahn was killed in 2001. >> it's a powerful day for community members and veteran sfwlz this touches me as you can tell by my voice right now. i'm proud of all of these kids
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for what they do. >> veteran mike mcmanus showed up to help out. >> i had some buddies over there over the years whether it's iraq or afghanistan, that have died and it means a lot to me and the kids understand that. >> one student whose dad is currently deployed to afghanistan feels these are moving remainedinderreminders. >> how many soldiers fought or our country and lost their lives and how important it is to recognize them. the community is invited to a memorial day service at the flag field, there is a choir orchestra and student readings and a han to remember what memorial day is all about. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news."
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phillies afternoon baseball in colorado. >> so far not that good today but overall the trip is good, seven wins in eight games the phillies are beginning to put
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their ugly start to the season behind them. they are wrapping up their visit in colorado. they are looking to take three of four from colorado. he singled in freddy galvis and the phillies strike first and it's 1-0 and then the rockies get 3 runs in the bottom half and the rockies lead 3-1 after three and the phillies tie it up and ryan howard hit one out last night and another one today the solo shot makes it 3-3. and it makes this little boy happy, check out this grab. give him a hug dad and he is wearing a phillies hat to boot. michael mchenry crushes one and this gets out in a hurry 5-3 colorado and right now7-3.
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and there is one high school lacrosse team that stands out above the rest it is simply the best. jeff skversky has their story. >> the number one lacrosse team in the country plays in our own backyard, for the second time the haverford school is ranked number one in the united states and up defeated and this year's group is currently 25-0. >> is this the greatest lacrosse team you ever had? >> probably it's the deepest, they are talented. >> they cannot play for a state tight, but they won the interact challenge. >> a top for private schools. >> it's a challenge teams number one in the nation in this area, we inspired to be like
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those guys, the haverford school has one final day out here on this field on friday and last year's number one ranked team in the country and they are looking to score one more final win to complete the perfect season. >> a chance to put an exclamation point on the season you guys will remember your whole life. >> this is the last year i'm putting on a ford's jersey and we want to leave our mark and i think we have successfully done that. for these kids the days of playing lacrosse are nearly over, nearly half of the roster is committed to playing division one college lacrosse. >> one lane odom son of one vernon odom. >> thank you ducis. cecily tynan has the accuweather forecast when we continue in a moment.
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jamie wanted a taste of the real new orleans and we just couldn't say no to that face. then we wanted more of that local flavor so betty says... oh yeah, that's betty. you're going to want to do this alligator thing. and betty didn't lead us wrong. a little later we passed some dancing. and who doesn't like dancing? especially when it's followed by
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fireworks everyone's nola is different. follow yours.
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we have a bad situation on i-95 in philadelphia and you can see it right there, a car has flipped of on its roof and it is causing traffic problems and money personnel arriving on the scene, this is right near the vine street expressway and we don't know if anybody has been injured but we do know that the situation looks bad and is causing serious disruptions and slowing down any way of traffic tonight. lets go to the accuweather forecast and cecily tynan. >> and jim the rain is clearing
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out tonight and stormtracker 6 live double scan showing the rain is moving out of philadelphia we still have showers lingering along the coast especially cape may county, where melissa magee is inside right now, you can see a steady light rain over stone harbor and the garden state parkway and route 49 and 47 and that is clearing out over the overnight hours as far as rainfall totals nor and west of philadelphia nothing more than a sprinkle. philadelphia .18 and atlantic city .25 and dover reporting a .5 inch of rain. the heavier amounts the farther south you go. temperature-wise it did not feel like may, 52 degrees in philadelphia currently and millville 52 and the same in sea isle city. the areas that didn't get the rain the lehigh valley 59 degrees there and 57 in reading
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and poconos 55 degrees, satellite 6 along with action radar showing the system that caused the rain, the low pressure the center of that low pressure is moving off the north carolina coast you can see a pretty thick band of cloud cover extending in the ohio valley and these clouds are eroding into the overnight hours future tracker showing at midnight we have the band of light rain hanging out at the shore and by the time you wake up tomorrow morning the clouds are gone and the sunshine is here and winds up to 25 miles per hour and 76 is the high tomorrow and as the cold front moves through on saturday temperatures will drop a notch high pressure is building in the afternoon high only 70 despite wall-to-wall sunshine but that high pressure moves off the eastern seaboard for the second half of the weekend and that brings a return flow and pumps up temperatures
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into the upper 80s by memorial day. if you are heading to the poconos, take a jacket it will be cool and saturday 61 degrees and loads of sunshine and sun a mixture of clouds and sun and memorial day the warmest of the three days, 74 degrees with the possibility of a scattered thunderstorm today is a good day to be inside down the shore and that is where melissa magee is right now in wildwood and melissa is heading out and the weather is looking really nice. >> we have nice improvement as we head into the holdiday weekend, you were talking about the bans of rain down at the shore but thankfully we are covered and indoors, saturday your shore forecast for saturday the start of the weekend sunny and breezy and a high temperature of 69 degrees still chilly with the land broez out of the north-northwest and sunday nice improvement and high pressure off the coast max out
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at 74 degrees at the shore and for the actual holiday memorial day come monday it's partly sunny and a temperature of 72 degrees, and much better and the sun makes a come back as early as tomorrow. have some fun down the shore. >> bring back a kite melissa. she is learning all day at the shore. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, what a difference a day makes 76 tomorrow and sunshine and breezy and saturday a little chill in the air and loads of sunshine with a high of 70 and we bump it up to 80 degrees on sunday and muggy and increasing clouds during the day and memorial day here we go feeling like summer 85 degrees and on the humid side and could get a pop-up thunderstorm late in the day and i don't expect the activity tuesday and wednesday we have a good shot of hitting 90 degrees for the first time this year and still a fizzle on thursday with
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a high of 88 degrees if you like spring time, you'll enjoy saturday and it gets hot next week if you like it hot. >> finally tonight an impressive achieve many for students at a princeton new jersey middle school, the governor's cup was given today at john withers middle school. they donated 6,000 pounds of food to the mercer friends food bank and they got their congratulations today. world news is next on channel 6 and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 and join us here at 11:00 for "action news" on channel 6 for cecily tynan and ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner we hope you join us at 11:00.
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tonight, we have breaking news at this hour. the manhunt across saifl states a major break in the case. that horrific fire the young family bound inside their home. tonight, the major new clue. the domino's pizza ordered while the family was tied up. the dna from the pizza. now authorities knocking on doors, 200 miles away. the state of emergency tonight, right here in california. the major oil spill. horrific images. oil-soaked birds. whales swimming right through it. and tonight, the beaches closed. the alert for drivers this evening. investigating a possible serial shooter along a stretch of american highway. a woman hit, a bicyclist shot too. the fbi now called in. the holiday event canceled. and your chance to fly into space? tonight, our trip deep into the mo mojave desert. th


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