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sunday, assault is made on two police officers. falls bridge is fairmont park is closing for a construction project. we have breaking news from the bustleton section of philadelphia. two police officers were punched while trying to break up a fight outside a bar. the action cam was on the scene
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on the 9800 of bustleton avenue. two shots were fired outside the bar, when they arrived they found two people fighting within a large crowd. the officers tried to break up the fight and that's when people tried to punch them. no one was wooded in the gunfire, the assaulted officers are okay. a pleasant good morning to you, 6:00 a.m., sunderland morning, sky6 live hd looking live at philadelphia international airport. a week ago the blizzard either stranded people here or made them dreaming of flying away. well, the snow is meting and a warmup is beginning. let's more on the warmup from meteorologist chris sowers. this is good news. >> reporter: the next 48 hours or so, the snow will be gone with the lehigh valley the exception. let's get outside and show you what's going on.
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another quiet morning around the delaware and lehigh valleys 678 today will be the first of several days that will very spring-like around the region. 26 in allentown. 31 in philadelphia. trenton, 36. millville, 30. wilmington, 27. dover, 38 degrees. reading, 26. satellite and radar, shows a ton of cloud cover across the mid atlantic these are the high, thin clouds where the sun shines right through that this afternoon, mostly sunny conditions today, high, thin clouds mixed in at times and mild. 35 degrees by lunchtime. 3:00 p.m., 489. 49. 5:00 p.m., 47 degrees. when i come back we'll talk about the warmup and the possibility of heavy rain and flooding by midweek in ten minutes, guys. chris, thank you. developing overnight philadelphia police are looking for a pair of armed robbers and they say one of them may have posed as a cop. two suspects approached a man on
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the 100 block of geiger road in bustleton. one pulled out a gun and one flashed a police badge. they stole money and took off. the robbery happened behind a gun shop. that shop is not connected to the crime. in the lehigh valley, someone shot two teenage boys walking down a street. police in bethlehem are looking for the shooter. the shooting happened around 6:30. the boys are 14 and 16 years old. one was shot in the head and left critically injured. both had summery. police are looking for the gun involved and sort you out a mot. septa ryder here is suspected of stabbing another passenger. two got into a fight in frankford. the fie spilled into the street. a knife was pulled and the victim was cut in the neck.
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septa said the fight started when the victim pushed the suspect the bus was delayed because he didn't have enough fare money. jeff chirico will have more on the story in the next half-hour. we have a warning for drivers who use the falls bridge in fairmont park. it's about to shut down. that will mean bigger headaches. a renovation begins tomorrow. drivers will be detoured on the city avenue bridge until april 1. bikers and walkers will have access to the falls bridge. the cause can you says -- caucuses are tomorrow. donald trump and hillary clinton maintain their lead in the bloomberg poll of likely caucus voters. ted cruz is close behind and bernie sanders is on the trail of clinton. young voters could play a key
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role in the race for the white house. >> reporter: drake university in des moines has hosted more political debates than any other college in the state. even donald trump's veteran's fundraiser on thursday, drake has been front and center. students are caught up in the excitement and enjoying the political spotlight. we have a fantastic student body. >> reporter: kevin is student body president and he admits to being a hillary clinton supporter. he said there's a healthy mix of democrats and republicans on campus, there are students who admit to not being caught up in the caucus craze. i think i might go to see what it's like. >> reporter: candidates like bernie sanders arrest donald trump are dependent antion first time voters -- on first time
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voters to turn out monday night. drake will have five caucus precincts monday night on campus, 2012 they only had one. turnout here shouldn't be a problem. they feel they can make a decisive pick for who they want to represent them in the oval office. >> reporter: drake's popularity has made the school more attractive to prospective students like this high schooler from debuick who was touring the campus today. i think cool you can meet all the candidates you have a vip pass to everything. and one more point about drake university it could be featured on caucus night, hillary clinton is expected to be there to watch the results to
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come. finishes victorious she is expected to hold a victory party in the student union building rick williams channel 6 "action news." a candidate must get 15% support at a single caucus. delegates can try to convince that candidates delegates to join their campaign. republicans have a simple ballot process writing down their picks on a piece of paper. rick williams will be in iowa through monday's vote you can see his next report tonight. "good morning america" weekend will have coverage from iowa starting at 8:00 a.m. 6:07, this morning philadelphia auto show continues at the pennsylvania convention center, you'll get a kick of someone on hand. 700 awesome rides will be displayed along the showroom all week long.
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doors are open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. tonight. another incentive to go delran, new jersey, carly carli lloyd we there. she is a two time olympic gold medalist. love her. 6:08. the screen actors guild award was handed out in hollywood. it's an honor and indicator whole reign on tinseltown on oscar night. the movie spotlight is up for an oscar. best actor went torevenant. sag winners bonded with the event winners.
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leonardo decaprio was nominated for the revenant. finally a win that warms the heater of our abc family, viola davis took home a sag in her chilling work how to get away with murder. by the way the new season starts february 11. live coverage. oscars start at 7:00 p.m., sunderland, february 28. we'll show it from the red carpet arrival to the awards up to "action news" at 11:00 p.m. now, something that happened more than 40 years ago is helping she had light about our moon. that's neck on "action news" sunday -- that's next on "action news" sunday morning. three dangerous inmates who escaped from a california jail are back in custody. new video a police officer
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appears to have pulled over a driver, but it is actually the other way around, you'll see this confrontation next. coming up in weather, sunday is tranquil and tomorrow doesn't look that bad either. we have showers by afternoon. the big story is the mild temperatures by midweek and we're tracking heavy rains, as well. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. so glad you stayed with us,
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6:12 sunday morning, we're learning new information about the moon's origin. the evidence comes from rocks brought back by apollo astronauts four years ago. scientists say the crash was with a head-on collision. they figure out out by comparing oxygen and rocks found on the moon to rocks found in hawaii and arizona. pretty interesting. very interesting. also interesting our weather this weekend. >> reporter: wecht get as high as -- we could get as high as 64 or 63 degrees by wednesday night. looking live from our temple university camera another nice morning around the delaware valley, we have high, thin clouds and it's below freezing in parts of the area. there could black ice, but temperatures you'll see in a
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moment are milder than this time yesterday. double scan live is last year. we're sitting at 31 degrees in philadelphia. disappoint of 25. winds out of the west/southwest at 5 miles per hour. the winds are shifting in a southerly direction and that will help us warm up. mid 20s north and west, philadelphia showing 31. sea isle city, 41. atlantic city, 38. you can see most areas are the winds speeds are zero, 1, 2, 3 miles per hour. we're not feeling the harsh wind like yesterday, either. these are high, thin clouds, so the bark is worse than the bite with this. showers across new england. the wider view shows a frontal system pushing through the great
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lakes and high plains this morning. this comes through monday. this forms here and that will swing through wednesday. both bringing milder air because this is pacific air behind the fronts. the cold stuff is up in canada this week and spill across the packed northwest him we'll see milder changes temperatures in the 50s tomorrow and tuesday and 60s as we head into wednesday. 63 in memphis, the normal high is 49. you're above the normal high it's 6:15 a.m. 63 in memphis, dallas, 57 all this mild air making beeline toward the delaware valley during the course of the week. future tracker 6 showing high, thin clouds this afternoon, otherwise a ton of sunshine. maybe fog developing overnight tonight. you can see that tomorrow morning, special will across the northern suburbs and the lehigh valley. monday afternoon, the clouds lower and thicken, a couple of
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showers break out with the passage. first front, temperatures nice and mild. tuesday looks nice, that's groundhog day, sunshine out there, temperatures closing in on 50 degrees, that's the number for today, milder, winds out of the south, southwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight partly cloudy and mild, 36 degrees, above freezing north and west, 40 degrees center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast looking almost spring like, 55 degrees for monday, afternoon shower, sunny and nice, tuesday, 50. rainy and winds and warm, 63 and we cool it off by the end of the week. a miami woman could not believe how fast a police officer was going, she recorded the conversation on her phone. i pushed 80 to try to catch up with you, i was still eating
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yore dust you were leaving me hind. i wanted to know what's the emergency. i don't know hoifs i was going, i was on my way to work, i don't think i was speeding, i just saw you now you pulled over next to me, i thought you had an emergency. is everything fine? you were speeding. >> reporter: i apologize. the officer got back in his car and drove off. i guess she didn't give him a ticket. i wonder if that would work if the roles were reversed. i got to get to work, no ticket, please, so. we'll be right back.
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services recently asked patients to rate the quality of over 3.500 hospitals. fewer than 6% received 5 stars.
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among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia. cancercenter.com slash eastern. investigators are expected to release new information tomorrow about the fatal amtrak derailment that happened in philadelphia. it will be the first major development since the ntsb said excessive speed was a part of the tragedy back in may. the train was going 100 miles per hour as it approached a curve with a 50-mile an hour speed limit. 8 people were killed and 200 injured. a freshman at virginia tech is in jail this morning charged with first degree murder in the
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death of a 13-year-old blacksburg, virginia girl. the body was found 100 miles away from her home. it is believed she crawled out of a bedroom window. 18-year-old david eisenhower become the focus of the investigation. police arrested him and charged him. tips from a social media site led them to eisenhower. all three violent inmates who escaped days ago are back behind bars. a citizen told police about a suspicious van in the parking lot of a whole foods store. officers approached the van as one man fled the area on foot. a short foot pursuit followed before he was taken into
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custody, officers returned to the van and found the other man hiding in the van. a third inmate surrendered to police south of san francisco. now attention turns to the role the prison english teacher played in the escape she is under arrest and due in court tomorrow. athletes for the summer games will be protected against the sika virus. u.s. health leaders say the mosquitoes carrying the virus are aggressive by by venezuela has seen a sharp increase in cases among pregnant women. the virus causes babies to have
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everyone, 6:25 temperatures are below freezing north and west, above freezing south and east, there could slick spots or areas of black ice, be careful on back roads and sidewalk and parking lots things like that. quakertown, 33. saint davids 30. chester 29. we're above freezing across south jersey and delaware. agenda beach, 34. hammonton, 38. on the boards in atlantic city, 42 degrees. forecast for today, sunshine with passing high clouds. it's a milder afternoon with highs near 50. later this week, the jet stream
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like this so all the cold weather is here, this is mild air on a strong southerly wind, monday, tuesday, wednesday, for everybody east of the mississippi river. 6:26. in sports, the sixers push the nba champs to the brink it's a finish you have to see, jeff skeverski has the details. >> reporter: on paper the sixers didn't instant a chance last night. the worst team in the nba against the best. the difference between the sixers and warriors winning percentage is the largest in nba history. sold out last night. sixers fight back from down as many as 24. sixers down 13. here's the come back, nerlens noel part of a 9-0 run, sixers down 6. iis a i i-- isaiah cannon.
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they steal the ball back, yes, we're tied up with 22 seconds. but the warriors get the ball back, they can win it no time left. sixers lose 108-105. it's the best start by an nba team since the sixers 49 years ago. for us to be down 24 and find a away at home to not roll over, not be all caught up in the moment and find a away to give something back to our fans who were fantastic. it's a great thing for our young team. we line up the situation we have to go through it to keep
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winning. >> reporter: it's not all about hockey for captain claude giroux. he visited the set of the abc tv show nashville to hang out with their stars. giroux showing off in the nhl competition, ng getting some oohs and aahs, skating through the obstacle course. there you go, cool stick handling. how about chewbacca, nhl all star game tonight. college hoops in action later today. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day.
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weather. a winter storm is to come here, but expected to hold off until after the caucuses are done that could help a candidate with a lot of the first time voters. ♪ this land is your land could the insurgent candidates walk away with a win in iowa. the pundits say the young people will come out and rally, but they say they will not participate in the caucus. >> reporter: an energic bernie sanders played to his larges crowd yet. sander is within 3 points of clinton. clinton looked confident joined by the family on the trail. i'm thrilled chelsea and bill can be we me. speaking is hard for me, but come january i want to say
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these two words, madam president. >> reporter: on the republican side the last poll has donald trump at 28 and cruz at 23 as trump hits cruz canadian birth hard. cruz laughed it off in public. he is taking fire from other candidates, too, he is running a deceitful campaign and people see through that. >> reporter: with marco rubio on the ascendy in the how hawkeye state, it's a race to keep an
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eye on. rick williams is posting on twitter and facebook from the campaign trail. later this morning on 6abc it is this week with george stephanopoulos. the guests are hillary, bernie sanders and republican candidate donald trump. this week begins at 10:30 after "action news" at 9:00. turning to the warmup to start the week we have another preview. >> reporter: remember this time last week? yeah. [laughter]. >> reporter: let's go outside looking live at the ben franklin bridge. it's very, very mild. we have a few locations in the 40s it's only 6:30. high, thin clouds overspreading the region from west to east acting like a blanket keeping the atmosphere warmer than it would be. 40 in atlantic city. sea isle 41. southerly winds ocean influence
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pushing into south jersey. reading, 26. allentown 26. lancaster, 26 degrees which is a good seven degrees warmer than same time yesterday. atlantic city and wildwood are 14 degrees milder than same time yesterday. this is the beginning of a trend here where temperatures will skyrocket over the next several days. satellite and radar, we'll see sunshine out there, we have high, thin clouds approaching from the west. we'll see mixed skies, sun and clouds throughout the day, 10:00, 39. lunchtime, 49 degrees, 5:00 p.m., 47. very mild. the normal is 41 we're shooting for a high of 50, combination of sun and clouds, nydia. thank you chris. developing overnight, developing out of west philadelphia police are looking for the person who nearly beat a man to death. the action cam was at the scene 62nd and arch street.
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police found the victim lying in the street and bleeding from his head and other parts of his body. he is in critical condition at penn presbyterian hospital. a car struck a patrol car. there were no injuries. police have not made any arrests in connection with the beating. new this morning, a young man was shot to death sitting in his car in west philadelphia. it happened in front of the pine street market. 11:00 p.m., the gunman walked up to the 21-year-old victim's car opening fire blowing out his drivers side window. the driver was hit repeatedly and died at the hospital. a house fire in the olney section of philadelphia has left three people homeless. the action cam at the scene the 5000 block of north 5th street. when firefighters arrived at 4:00 a.m. they found flames shooting through the first and second floors of the rear of the
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home. additional crews were called to the fire. there were no injuries. red cross is finding trearg shelter for the -- temporary shelter for the resident. a septa ryder stabbed a passenger on the septa bus. the injured required is in the hospital and unable to talk to the police. the search is on for the suspect. jeff chirico is following the story. we have nothing at this point that's why we're putting the video out. >> reporter: detectives say this is the man they went -- they want for a stabbing during a brawl on a septa bus. it happened on the route 56 bus. a passenger boarded on torresdale avenue and couldn't pay the fare. when he wouldn't get off at the next stop the bus driver called police. the video shows people exiting the stopped bus one passenger
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pushed the bus hopper out the door. he jumped back in and attacked. it turns out he had a knife and stabbed the victim several times in the neck and body area. >> reporter: the subject took off. he is described as 5'7", 30 years old wearing a dark jacket and hat with fur. the lieutenant asks anyone who recognizes him to call police. he points out the stabbing could have been prevented and pleaded with other septa passengers not to take the law into their own hands. septa has a police force and we have a police force and the police did get there in a timely fashion, but not fast enough to catch the perpetrator. >> reporter: the victim is in critical, but stable condition at temple university hospital unable to talk to the police because of his injuries. if you recognize the suspect in the images call 911 all tips
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will remain confidential. in north philadelphia, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." new this morning, from our delaware newsroom, a three car crash on i-95 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries. the action cam was at the scene of the mangled mess north of the churchman's road exit. the force of the collision tossed a car off the road leaving two people trapped inside. firefighters had to cut through the vehicle to reach them. the two people are the ones in the hospital. state police are trying to determine what caused the crash. the second day of a motorcycle expo in denver colorado has been canceled after a stabbing and shooting at the event killed one and wounded others. it start with a fight with two rival bikers gangs. two of the injuries are in critical condition. police are patrolling the
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medical health complex where the injured were taken to make sure the violence doesn't spread to the hospital. johnny manzell is in trouble. investigators say the woman who was uncooperative with officers she said she was involved in a disturbance with manzell. this is the second time manzell has been investigated by police following an argument with his ex-girlfriend. opening weekend of the 2016 philadelphia auto star. today day two, the doors open at the pennsylvania convention center at 9:00 a.m. "action news" reporter, trish hartman went to the auto show. >> reporter: among the beautiful bentleys and maz is like being a kid in a candy store. still being around cars that
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costs hundreds of thousands of dollars is intimidating. with 700 vehicles here there's something for every price range. organizers say 90% of the show goers found the show helpful in choosing your next car. you can touch them and feel them and put your family in the suv and see how it fits. this family from warminster is here just to do just that. now that we have three kids we are going from smaller to larger. >> reporter: 5-year-old trevor had his eye on the kids course where he could take the wheel. for the big kids, test track where passengers go off roading indoors. we run over logs, it was exciting because the car was bouncing around. >> reporter: some folks were fine with two wheels,
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17-year-old hopped on a harley davidson for the first time vowing to have one of his own some day. if you want to see something truly fill check out the painting on the jaguar, we have billy penn and the love statue. philadelphia auto show runs through sunday, february 7. reporting at the pennsylvania convention center, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." our whole family went to the auto show yesterday, the kids loved it. all the trucks and shiny cars. run around. much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. a musical celebrating life of a legends comes to the stage in philadelphia. 6abc loves the arts brings you a preview. time 6:41, sky6 live hd
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over looking camden this morning. a nice shot out there, wait until you hear about the warmup in store, chris sowers is next in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. 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? good idea. it's off. mom? oh, my internet is so slow when anyone else is using it. did you like want to do something?
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good morning to you, 6:44 on a sunday morning, looking live sky6 live hd over the philadelphia international airport as folks begin to head
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to their destinations they will be complaining about the weather. it will feel like spring this week. >> reporter: if you're not satisfied with 50s, we have 60s later this week. let's get you outside, gray is very happy. beautiful shot down in cape may. sun is starting to rise. we have clear conditions at the shore. a few high, thin clouds moving in over the western suburbs. that will be the flavor of the day, peeks of sunshine and high, thin clouds and mild temperatures. we don't have to worry about any precipitation today or tomorrow, actually it's late tomorrow afternoon when the showers roll in. 50 degrees 9 degrees above average. 31 is the low temperature. it is also the present temperature reading that's above average. 30 in millville. 26 in allentown. >> reporter: 26 in reading. wilmington, 27. dover a mild 38. look at the numbers west of here, usually this is the other
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way around. it would be philadelphia in the 50s pittsburgh in the 30s, that's the opposite this morning. this is where the mild air is moving in from. it's a pure west to east pattern all pacific air racing across the lower 48. you can see in the direction in which the clouds are moving. watch the water vapor image this is a good shot showing you what's going on across the nation. the arctic is bojtsed -- bottled up here across northern canada. everything moves west to east across the country. when you get into a pattern like this it's a zonal pattern. it brings mild weather to the lower 48. future tracker 6 back home in the delaware valley showing a few high, thin clouds, otherwise, sunny conditions. we'll have fog developing after midnight as temperatures stay above freezing as we get the snow melting rapidly in the lehigh valley. 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning we'll see sun and clouds, the clouds
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lower and thicken giving way to showers monday afternoon. tuesday is okay, that takes us into wednesday this is where things get interesting, north and west of the city, we'll see a rapid snow melt as temperatures skyrocket into the 60s, scattered downpours develop. combine the two, could produce localized flooding mainly north and west of center city. south and east, most of the snow is already goneful we'll have to watch out for flooding conditions taking place up here, the far northwestern suburbs in the lehigh valley come wednesday afternoon. today, sunshine, a few high passing clouds, reading, 48 degrees, wilmington, 50. dover, 53. same number for millville and cape may and atlantic city, 54. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we'll see a pair of 5s tomorrow. cloudy afternoon showers developing nothing too terribly heavy. ground hog day, mostly sunny, nice, 50 degrees, rainy windy
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and warm, tuesday, 63. thursday -- wednesday, 63. thursday, 48. friday, 42. and saturday, 44. there's no snow and no arctic blast in the foreseeable future. gray i know you'll like that. i like to dance, but i'll wait until the commercial break. remember you can get the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time at 6abc.com/weather. all right, the time 6:48 sunday morning. some people stuck inside during last weekend's blizzard spent time looking for love. the mobile dating app recorded 342% surge in massaging in philadelphia alone. registration in the u.s. soared saturday. other dating apps noticed a big spike during the huge blizzard.
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residents out west. homes are in danger. >> reporter: a dream destroyed. one of those devastating kind of pieces of news. >> reporter: ronald has not moved into his san francisco home when he discovered it slieghtd he -- sliding downhill threatening the neighborhood below. his only choice tear it down.
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five others were on the slippery slope and those homeowners are worried they could be next. you wake up one morning and she commented you may have to lose your home. >> reporter: let me addiction is almost done -- did he demolitios almost down, no one know what triggered the slide, but he is hopeful he will rebuild. no other homes are being torn down just yet, but homeowners nearby are being required to higher an engineering firm to approve their houses are not at risk or face the wrecking ball as well. 6:52 what looked like fun had a serious purpose. hundreds of local kids are making moves to make sure their lives remain on a positive and productive track. they took part in the 9th anti-violence which he is marathon that promotes safe and
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beneficial afterschool programs. richard ross stopped by to check out the intense competition. we're back in just a bit.
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dubuque > so glad you stayed with us
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on sunday morning. a young basketball player is rebounding on hawk hill. what she is overcoming has nothing to do with the stat sheets. jeff skeverski has more. >> reporter: the hawk will never die that's the st. joe's motto and the same could be said about the drive of avery mars. her determine playing for the hawks will never die despite
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suffering a stroke 17 months ago. my life changed in a matter of the seconds at the age of 17 when it happened. >> reporter: it happened days before her freshman year she was moving into the dorms when the number one high school recruit a star guard from wilson high school in reading suffered a stroke caused by a blood clot. i collapsed. the left side of my face dropped. i said mom, what's going on. she said you're having a stroke. >> reporter: she did not know if she would ever walk again let alone play basketball. now more than a year and half after the incident she is practicing again. she doesn't have full range of motion on her left side. for her to suffer this, breaks your heart. she has so much to give. >> reporter: the goal for mars to walk out on this court at hagen arena and play in her
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first collegiate game at the start of next season. as you can imagine she can envision what that day will feel like. i think it will be surreal. >> reporter: her dream to play for the hawks will never die. jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." she's going to do it. i think i'll cry the first time, very good. another hour of "action news" sunday morning straight ahead. here's some of the stories we've got for you, breaking news, three police officers are assaulted during a call. we learn what happened before they arrived. rick williams is in iowa with the college voters that could sway the results of tomorrow's caucuses. another update of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast from meteorologist chris sowers. we hope to see you back here after the break.
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new on "action news" sunday morning, philadelphia police say someone posed as a cop to pull off a crime. donald trump and hillary clinton hold the lead in a new poll in iowa a day before the state's crucial caucuses. traffic troubles coming falls bridge in fairmont park is closing for a construction project. breaking news from the bustleton section of
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philadelphia. two police officers were punched repeatedly while trying to break up a fight outside a bar. the action cam was on the scene 9800 block of bustleton avenue. officers responded to 3:00 p.m. to reports of two shots fired outside a bar. when they arrived they found people fighting within a large crowd. officers try to break up the fight that's when a couple of people punched them. officers called for backup argue a man and woman charging them with assault of an officer. nobody was wounded in the gunfire. the assaulted officers are okay. 7:00 a.m., let's go over to meteorologist chris sowers with more on our warmup. >> reporter: a nice january thaw. let's get you outside, looking live on sky6 live hd the center city skyline. it's a beautiful morning out there. most temperatures south and east of philadelphia, are above freezing. fleetwood, 33. new hold land, 35. coatsville, 27.

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