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a similar report on the exact same day. sara bloomquist is live now with all the details. >> reporter: rick and monica, two incidents eerily similar, one in oakland and the other in evesham township. two boys were playing in their development when they were approached by the suspects who offered them candy. in recent days police came across surveillance video from one of these homes and it appears to show the suspect vehicle. in this video surveillance, you can see two boys 10 and 11 walking along the street near peter heard way. just before 5:00 p.m. on january 16 and, this black sedan drove by with an older white male with gray hair driving and a teenage girl with blond hair also in the car. >> the driver asked them if they wanted candy. >> the boys knew something
didn't seem right. >> one young boy went into the pocket and pulled his cell phone out, and said he was calling police and put the phone to his ear. >> the driver drove away. and evesham became aware of a similar case in oaklyn, a man in a black sedan drove up to kids and offered them candy, they refused and they drove away. in evesham township neighborhood they are doing just that taking precaution. >> they go around and have a good time together, we have to remind them of stranger danger and keep your eyes open especially for your friends too. >> now, there are differences in the description of the suspect.
one said a teenage woman and the other said an older woman. live in evesham, i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the owners of a popular neighborhood bar in south philadelphia is trying to track down who is responsible for vanalizing their building. racist language was found on the windows of the station bar and grill and owners say this is not the first time this has happened. vernon odom has more on the investigation and the charms they could be facing, coming up tonight at 6:00. last weekend's blizzard turned even dead letter, a lehigh valley man passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning making him the ninth death in pennsylvania. >> michael may got into the vehicle and was overcome by exhaust fumes because his tailpipe was blocked by snow and
was taken to the hospital and died shortly after yesterday afternoon. and allentown schools remain closed for a fourth straight day tomorrow and reading schools will be closed the rest of the week. the lehigh valley bore the brunt of the the blizzard and some got 40 inches of snow enough to break snowfall records. children in philadelphia got back to class today after a four day weekend. the action cam found plenty of staffers and kids that were sad to see their snow-cation come to an end. >> a wonderful building engineer who has been probably soaking in bathtubs every evening since this started. but they have worked relentlessly, tirelessly. >> parents told "action news" that the trip into school was tricky but not treacherous. >> cleanup efforts are getting a
big boost from mother nature as well. cecily tynan is outside with a first look at the forecast. >> the piles are getting smaller as well as our snow men. this is why temperatures above freezing and temperatures 42 degrees not as mild as yesterday, we hit 50 and allentown the snow is slowly melting 39 degrees and millville 40 and atlantic city airport 40 and wilmington 39 degrees, satellite 6 along with action radar showing we did wake up with clouds and the cloud cover moved out and lots of sunshine this afternoon. with the clear skies tonight temperatures are dropping quickly and anything that melted on untreated suffer as today the standing water is refreezing overnight. the evening planner showing in philadelphia dropping down to the freezing point at 8:00 and by sock dropping down into the upper 20s, it's going to be colder tonight than last night. what is ahead? well the refreeze happens tonight and i'm tracking a weak
system that could bring a flurry or snow shower on friday. and we warm up for the weekend. i'll have the details coming up. politics tonight with less than one week to go until the iowa caucuses, hillary clinton will spend the evening campaigning here in philadelphia. she will appear at a gala at the navy yard this evening hosted by executives at capital partners, donors that pledge $1,000 or hosts that raise $27,000 will be treated by an acoustic set by new jersey's own jon bon jovi. and his rival, bernie sanders was at the white house, he sat down with president obama for the first time since he announced his push for the oval office. let turn to stephanie ramos live in washington. >> reporter: hey rick. after the sit down with president obama bernie sanders
stepped out of the west wing looking confident, he expects the president and vice president to be fair to the candidates and rejecting the idea that president obama is favoring former secretary of state, hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders got a taste of the white house but sanders met with president obama in the oval office. more than a half hour later sanders emerged from the west wing saying he had a constructive meeting. >> foreign policy issues and domestic issues and occasionally a little politics. >> but did he ask for an endorse. >> of course not. >> hillary clinton leads him nationally and sanders cut her lead to the smallest it has been in an abc poll. today clinton is in iowa rallying support in a bowling alley days before the vote it cast. >> you get the first chance to speak up in the entire world about what you are looking for.
on the jop side a public rift between donald trump and fox news is boiling over again. trump's campaign says he is skipping the gop presidential debate on fox this thursday. the real state billionaire took to social media blasting moderator, megan kelly, the same fox moderator he feuded with after the first debate and ted cruz challenging trump to a one-on-one debate. >> if he is unwilling to stand with the other candidates on the stage, i would like to challenge donald to go on a one-on-one debate with me now any time before the iowa caucuses. >> trump is still welcome at the debate tomorrow night. rick back to you. >> thank you. of course "action news" will be in des moines for the iowa caucuses and "action news" on
facebook and twitter. for the latest news from the first elector ali vent. my live reports start tomorrow evening here on "action news." >> time for the "action news" traffic report for folks that are headed home. matt pellman in the traffic center, how are we looking on 95. >> have the bag packed. i do. >> and the snacks. >> i'm sure that is a whole separate bag. pack the patience if are you coming south on 95 especially between the betsy ross bridge and this point on girard. a broken down vehicle blocking the right lane, they just got it towed away and you are looking at speeds of 13 miles per hour. a broken down vehicle at ridley park and elsewhere in delaware county approaching baltimore pike but a wreck on the blue route is gone but still 13 miles per hour. in hamilton township, we have the overturned truck blocking
the ramp from 195 westbound to go south on 295, i would exit 195 at 206 and take it to 130 and from there you can get to 295. the crash is on the shoulder. rick and monica we'll check it again in the next half hour. former mayor, michael nutter, has a new job. he is taking up a teaching position at new york's columbia university. he is practicing urban policy and practice. and his daughter is a student there. and earlier this month nutter was named to the department of homeland security as an adviser. it came from his brothers and sisters in blue from new york city. officers with the 17th precinct traveled to roxborough to present jessie hartnett a plaque for his behavery. it read, for your gallant and
actions under the most dire of circumstances. he was badly injured when he was ambushed earlier this month. >> more ahead on "action news" at 5:00 tonight, a deadly confrontation between police and protesters in oregon. coming up the traffic stop that escalated into a gun fight with anti-government activists. and more on the zika virus, and the call from president obama. i am totally blind. and sometimes i struggle to sleep at night, and stay awake during the day.
the state department confirmed that an american au pair was found dead in her apartment in vienne police say no weapons were found at the scene and the nanny was studying in the austrian capital and was live ago loan. the case is being treated as a possible homicide. animal control officials in knowledge are trying to figure out if a raccoon that attacked a little 6-year-old boy had rabies. >> a little kid was attacked by a raccoon. >> did happened in elm wood park, as the child was walking to school with his mom, the raccoon jumped on to the child
from behind and bit and scratched the boy several times the neighbor was able to kill the raccoon with a painter's pole. the spreading zika virus is get ago tense from the white house and major -- ali gorman is live at the big board. >> reporter: president obama met with his health and national insurance team on what is being done to protect the public, he is looking for faster research. there are 21 cases of a mosquito born virus in the country and pregnant woman are advised not to visit areas effected by the zika virus. american and united airlines say that concerned travelers can cancel or postpone trips.
the offer is just for pregnant women. we have questions and answers about the zeke oh virus at 6abc.com. also today the american red cross needs your help, there is a dire need for blood and platelet donations. spokesperson beth tells us that 36 blood drives were canceled due to the blizzard and made the already low supply even lower and as you see there, they are empty shelves and some workers tell me it's the worse they have seen and they say they always have a need for blood donations but it has now hit the highest level. >> the need ist level. that is now, we need people to come in and donate blood and get our supplies up to a good level. >> it's a simple thing to do, so
beneficial for not only individuals but directly to patients. 15 minutes and you have donated life. >> they do need all types of blood and platelets but a special need for types o positive and o negative and b negative and a negative. you can make an appointment with your local red cross, we have a link at 6abc.com/health check. the red cross is monitoring the zika virus and working with the fda to see if any change is needed to evaluate donors. still to come on "action news" wednesday night, the high tech atm that could let you take out cash without using your debit card. >> and a selfie lawsuit, why an a-list actress is suing for $15 million for a photo on instagram. at wegmans we believe the best way to help you
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been made on cards used legitimately. wendy's is warning customers to watch their accounts. soon they can use their smart phones instead of their atm cards, they will be able to get cash by tapping their phones to the atm. >> a philadelphia school is getting a grant to build a water purification system. officials announced the $99,000 award for the academy here on second street in center city. it's $1.3 million given to 42 agencies across the country. it will it be solar powered. very cool. they hosted a seminar for affordable and accessible education in the city and they toured the kaleidoscope pre-k
program that uses art and dance to develop reading and dance skills. actress sophia vergara is filing a lawsuit over a selfie. it's of her getting a skin tightening treatment. since then venus legacy has used hire photo on their website promoting their brand and is now asking for $15 million in endorsement fees. as we look live outside sky 6 hd showing you pens landing on a somewhat clear wednesday evening. the evening on the chilly side. we'll have the latest when "action news" continues.
time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. cecily tynan standing by with' closer look at the jersey shore, there is my shore house there. >> oh boy. invite your friends over. >> what friends? >> cape may and finally things are returning to normal. parts of cape may county, close to a foot of snow and it's all melts away, the reason why, the
climbing temperatures. look at this over the weekend temperatures not even out of the mid-30s on sunday, monup to 40 and yesterday 50 degrees and then the cold front moved through and brought us scattered showers last night and that has dropped the temperatures, so far the high in philadelphia 45 degrees, but well above freezing so the melting continues. currently atlantic city airport it's 40 and allentown 39 and wilmington 39 and wilmington 41 and the poconos has slipped down below freezing at 31. the frontal boundary to the east, the next system i'm tracking, it heads to the northern and we'll just get a cold front moving through. that will be during the day on friday, the best chance friday morning. it could squeeze out a snow shower or two. not looking to be a big event. the next two hours, a big
concern, a refreeze. temperatures are plummeting the overnight low, 12 in the suburbs and center city. do be careful, any of the melt on untreated surfaces will be refreezing overnight and there will be icy patches. overnight tonight and early tomorrow morning. future tracker showing tomorrow morning at 10:00, loads of sunshine as we head into the afternoon, 39 degrees at 4:30. we see increasing clouds ahead of the system bringing us the possibility of a flurry or snow shower on friday morning. the five-day at 5:00 showing a nice day and clouds in the afternoon, seasonably cool and a high of 40 degrees, a snow shower primarily in the morning. the weekend is looking great, saturday partly sunny and 42 and sunday we bump it up to 42 and
sunday 52 degrees, but it comes with clouds. and if you want warmer temperatures than that, adam joseph will talk about a big warm-up next week. the beginning of february is on the mild side. >> sandals? >> it's never warm enough for you. more to come in our next half our of "action news" at 5:00, a gun wielding thief targets customers and a clerk. and the young driver that went off on uber you'll hear from her for the first time.
and they got extra help for their four-legged friends today. and we are learning more tonight about the deadly confrontation between armed protesters and authorities in oregon. ammon bundy and four others were taken into custody and >> reporter: several that occupied the wildlife reserve in oregon for 29 days are now in jail and the refuge is blocked and law enforcement officials have a strong message for those that refuse to leave. >> it's time for everyone in this illegal occupation to move on. there doesn't have to be bloodshed in our community. >> law enforcement officials speaking out on the deadly shootout with anti-government protesters. >> let me be clear -- it is the
actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that led us to where we are today. actions are not without sequences. >> reporter: we are told that members of the group were on their way to a meeting when gun fire erupts. lafoi fincum was killed and his brother wounded. >> they unloaded on him and shot him a whole bunch of times and they killed him -- >> eight protesters are now in fbi custody. one arrested in arizona although not all of them were involved in the traffic stop. jason patrick is one of the occupiers. >> they told us we could safely leave, the group that was leaving has a dead man and the one that left was in arizona and he is in custody. it depends on what you believe.
>> law enforcement officials say they will continue to empty the refuge of those occupying it illegally, the goal is to do it as safely as possible so the community can now heal. channel 6 "action news" rick we'll send it back to you. >> thank you. the back here the arrive of an illinois police officer who staged his suicide to look like murder, is indicted on money laundry charges. melanie gliniewicz is charged with dispersiing charitable funs without authority. court documents from the boston marathon bombing trial were made public today and prosecutors claim that evidence proves the suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev, showed the opposite of remorse when he was captured. he was convicted last year and sentenced to death in his role
in the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. at his sentencing hearing he said he was sorry for the lives he took. david muir will have more on today edwards top stories including the deadly confrontation in oregon. watch that following "action news" at 6:00. in news tonight, mercer county authorities need your help in finding a missing woman last seen driving a green tucson green minivan. detectives found 73-year-old sophia founded in her home on mozart court dead.
from berks county, this is 16-year-old santiago castro, held on bail said to be involved in a shooting last september. three people including a passerby was wounded. the teenager is one of six people identified on video. tonight he is charged with first degree atemmed murder and aggravated assault. a high school student is now facing criminal charges after she said she would kill african-american students in the chester and chichester upland districts. investigators say she posted her alleged plans on instagram and facebook. >> students returning to chester high school this morning had one thing on their mind. >> what did you hear? >> that they would shoot the school up. >> the instagram had emojis of a gun and knife and the writer threatened to shoot up schools
and students, in the chester district. and it ended with all blacks must die. >> as a parent i think it's ridiculous that someone would do that. but i'm glad they caught the person that did it. >> people take it serious like i did. i didn't think it was funny at all. >> thought it was like a joke but i knew they would get arrested. you are not suppose to play with stuff like that. >> authorities did not take this lightly, the threat came in and the fbi and local agencies responded. soon they move nood this neighbor add on the 1300 block in chester township where they arrested a 17-year-old suspect a female student at chester high, according to police she was sleeping over a friend's house and admitted to writing the post. even the students that were confident it was a joke are glad law enforcement responded the way they did. >> they could have really blew
the school up. >> how do you feel about her being arrested? >> she should have. >> the district attorney of delaware county says he is charging the 17-year-old of terrorist threats and a felony, at this point he is not charging her as an adult. reporting in chester, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." a chester county man wanted for alleged witness intimidation has turned himself into police. kenneth wiley was a defendant in a drug case, police say he and his girlfriend tracked down the witness and tried to force them not to testify against them. janelle taylor is lrs charged in the case. philadelphia's northwest detectives are looking for an armed thief in this video. he stormed in a 7-eleven and demanded monday, it happened at
the store along the 1600 block of north fifth street. no one was hurt. folks have been encouraged to help their neighbors dig out from the weekend blizzard. and one posed as a good samaritan and took advantage of an elderly woman. she is the person that targeted a 76-year-old woman not once but twice offering to shovel the driveway. the second time the thief forced her way into the elder early woman's home and looked for things of value. eventually the stranger left and she realized her credit card and cash were gone. the suspect was recovered at a convenience store using the credit card. in delaware today the action cam was in rehoboth beach where
they are rebuilding the dunes that was hit hardest and some of the boardwalk was unhinged by the powerful waves, they had to use front loaders to move the sand back to the beach. volunteers for the red paul emergency relief team reached out to their families and pets in wildwood and north wildwood today. his dog, lexie alerted him to the flooding in their home during the storm. they lost everything in the blizzard and are grateful for the help with their lee beloved dogs. >> we lost everything their food and leashes and everything. >> the red pup team brought everything for families in need. the red paw emergency relief fund's goal is to relieve some stress for families rebuilding after such a tragedy. a new initiative is helping
to transform blighted properties while putting inmates to work. >> it's vital to the criminal justice system and we have contractors giving citizens a second chance of being productive citizens. >> the horticulture society and philly rise teamed up for the land care initiative. it helps contractors and the city reform blighted lots, employers met with perspective applicants. and the program will have an enormous impact on reads and creasing opportunities for participate tans. time to get a look at the traffic midweek. >> matt pellman is here. >> we had rough commutes this week especially on the blue route 476, and this afternoon a whole bunch of slow speeds, many in the 20s as you come south of
the schuylkill expressway down near the media bypass down where the pinera is, a crash on route 3 westchester pike at clover lane, 49th and chester, watch out for an accident involving a pedestrian there by kingsessing park. all the typical slow speeds by the schuylkill and 95. and close to the northeast extension at school house road and culp road, a bad accident and fire and police are helping you around that. and look for a crash at business 1 lincoln highway near center street. mercer county still without the ramp from the westbound lanes of 195 to 295 southbound, because of the overturned truck, bail at 206 and run that down to 130 and from there get to the southbound side of 295. rick and monica back over to you. >> still ahead on "action news," more than a dozen folks jump forever their lives when their
yacht catches on fire. and an outrageous rant against a uber drive went viral. what she says about her actions coming up. there is melting of snow and 50s at the shore, we'll show you the pretty high numbers on the accuweather forecast. and jaime apody is here with sports including eagles and flyers and sixers news.
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peterson, making his first official recruiting ship. accompanied by jerry lurie, made it down to alabama for the senior bowl. the eagles have drafted more participants than any team. it's a busy week and busy time planning for the future of this franchise, we are all in this and studying the tape together, myself with howie roseman and our scouting department and our role is to pick the best valuable at that time. >> this is peterson's best chance to make an impression on guys he could draft and coach next year. what was the main reason he chose to join the eagles staff. >> working with doug, this business is all about people and connecting with people who have the same values and same kind of philosophy as far as football
and how to get the most out of players and you look at what they did in kansas city, a string of 11 games and doug's success and the people he worked with, it's all about the people you work with and the same vision and like mine in this philosophy. and what systems you want to run. >> some local products had a chance to show their stuff. like defensive end calvin from malvern. he ended up leading the season in sacks. the flyers have lost three straight and need to stop the bleeding and need to do it in washington against the top team in the nfl. this with the news that steve mason has a lower body injury and won't play. it's a lingering injury. and he faces his former team and knows it won't be easy. >> it's a huge game but you know, i know what i have to do,
and i like playing under pressure and i like playing big games. so i'm just going to what i do and give my best. a lot of sixers are sick, they play the second of a back to back in detroit. jahlil okafor one of the money with the flu did not make the trip. and this alley-oop to nerlins noel who had 15. they approve to 7-39. they swept the series from the suns. but phoenix probably saw that snow and got cold. >> probably didn't even want to play. meantime the young resident doctor at the center of a violent confrontation with a uber driver, a video shows
angela pushing the driver and the driver pushing back, and putting her on the ground and later got into the uber car and threw the papers out of the window. she mistook this driver for a different one. >> the events leading up to that point, my father was placed into the hospital and minutes prior to that altercation with the uber driver, my boyfriend and i of two years had just woken up and he went home and i was there by myself. >> the uber driver decided not to press charges against the woman, the hospital where she is a fourth year resident put her on administrative leave. mom! baby! i love that we're spending the weekend together. oh, i know! hey, why don't you turn off your phone and all your stuff?
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as we look at double scan live radar. we had a few showers earlier this morning and the sunshine went to work earlier this afternoon and looking at the action cam, the cabin fever setting in and many of the walkways are bare of snow and ice getting exercise in. if you look at the snow on either side of the snow on boathouse row. you are say that is not two feet of snow. it isn't, we lost 14 inches of snow in three days in the city of the philadelphia, thanks to the sunshine and warm temperatures. as we look at the almanac, 45 degrees, 4 degrees above the normal of 41 and the record 69, and the sunsets at close to 5:15 p.m. we dropped 6 degrees in philadelphia over the last 24 hours, near 10 degrees at the shore and numbers will go down a bit thursday and friday and we'll recover as we get into the weekend.
right now though, temperatures are above freezing area wide as we go north and west in slatington, warrington 37 and chester 39 and center city 42 degrees and to the south numbers of 39 in vineland and the state of delaware upper 30s and now that the sun has set we drop the temperatures very fast and that creates icy spots especially on the sidewalks where you get the runoff of the melting and even some area roads on the side streets. as we look at satellite and radar, off the coast and morning showers, sunshine returning and clear sky overnight tonight and much colder, 12 in the suburbs tomorrow morning, 20 degrees in center city and light wind out of the west northwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour. two systems we are watching over the great lakes, this is a weak system and low pressure off the carolinas but this one is well off the coast. tomorrow in between two systems that means sunshine and sinking
air, you have rising air and what rises must fall and 42 degrees, cooler than today. the systems converge and become a powerhouse storm but merge too late to give us any significant precipitation and even new length england missing out on this storm. could touch off a flurry or two on friday and bringing winds on friday afternoon. 40 degrees for the next couple of days, and tomorrow clouds in the afternoon and blustery with a flurry or two friday and saturday we are back up to 42 degrees and milder come sunday near 50 degrees and forget 50 we'll go above that on monday for the first day of february. could be a couple of showers, as the warm air pulls in at 52, still 50 with clouds on tuesday and mild again on wednesday with a temperature sitting at 54
degrees, so we'll run close to 12 to 13 degrees above average as we go into the must month next week. >> no complaints here. >> keep your devices to website/weather as it's snow melts and the warmer weather returns, stormtracker 6 live double scan radar has you covered. at wegmans we believe the best way to help you is to provide choices that offer you the best prices, quality and selection. wake up with wegmans family pack
right now jim gardner and the "action news" news team standing by with these stories next at 6:00. a 17-year-old girl charged with the murder of a 13-year-old boy in camden. and authorities in south jersey investigate two attempted luring in two separate towns are related. and the auto show is the pope's fiat. for cecily tynan, jaime apody, rick williams and the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass.
"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. wednesday night and michael nutter takes on a teacher job and philadelphia officials say that drones could be used across the city to protect public safety. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the charge of first degree murder, lodged against a 17-year-old girl. the victim was a 13-year-old boy. identified address nathaniel plummer jr., he was killed in the city of camden almost three weeks ago.
gray hall is reporting live from camden. you reported that the defendant is detained for another shooting. how did the police connect the dots. >> reporter: you are right jim, the child has been in juvenile detention since january 9th, she turned herself in because of a shooting in 2015. and it was ballistic evidence that connected her to the 13-year-old's murder. >> a community is reacting after 13-year-old nathaniel plummer's life was taken before he had a chance to live. police say that a 13-year-old girl is responsible for his death and is now in jail. >> the suspect surrendered to police in connection to a 2015 shooting and ballistic evidence connected her to nathaniel's murder. >> i was in shock. i was sad. sad for the family. sad for both parties.