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the clippers, doc rivers is trying to get them to trap earlier. so valuable time didn't get wasted. the steal, the near turnover and the prigioni three makes it a one-possession game and steve kerr goes back to his starters. >> they have a foul to give. there's the foul on curry with 4.6 remaining. now golden state will inbound again. clippers do have a couple of timeouts remaining. golden state has one timeout left. >> this game was all but over. they were talking about the next step for golden state. the clippers reserves, iguodala
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looking, looking. inside. the ball is knocked away. picked up by wilcox. wilcox puts it up, won't go, and the game ends! how about that. a final shot could have tied it and force overtime. doc rivers could even smile about it. golden state survives the final couple of minutes. >> good job of active hands and denying the basketball. keep it away from curry, away from thompson. force a turnover. wilcox actually has a chance to send this game into overtime. had open shooters on the wing. >> he should have passed the ball, but what a great run by the clippers. >> just another golden state/l.a. clippers game. klay thompson led scores with 32. he's with lisa. >> thank you, mike. klay, what happened? it seemed like this game was
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over. what happened? >> we got careless with the ball and before you know it they scored 8 points in about 20 seconds. got to learn from it and learn it's a 48-minute game. they're never going to stop fighting. >> you got the win and before the game you told us you could not have another game like last night. so what was different tonight for most of the game? >> the intensity here was special. it's crazy, it's the regular season. it's always fun to play the clippers. electricity in this building got us up and ready for 48 minutes and our turnovers, too. we didn't have 13 turnovers in a quarter like we did last night. >> you did have 30-plus assists tonight. for the 28th time which is a franchise record for you guys, what does that say about your team and all the assists that you had night after night. >> that's just how we play. we modelled the offense after sharing the ball. it's contagious when one person moves on and the next guy gets an open shot. it's always going to come back to them.
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30 assists is crazy. it's a testament to how unselfish we are. >> a win is a win, so congratulations. >> thank you. >> mike, back to you. >> lisa, the win makes them 49-5 on the season. much more nba action on espn coming up wednesday. at 8, wizards and bulls. then the sturs and kings. coverage begins at 7:30. wild finish as the warriors hold off the clippers 115-112. for jeff, mark, lisa, our producer and director and our wonderful abc crew, mike breen saying thanks so much for watching as the warriors defeat the clippers for the third time this season in three games. thanks for watching abc, home of the nba finals.
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dear fellow citizen, i know how it feels to save for retirement and college - times two. i get that it can be overwhelming, because i'm living it. but i always tell people - saving's not that complicated. you just have to work with what you have. if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne. fellow dad and fellow citizen.
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sincerely, alex payne. tonight i'm suspending my campaign. >> no. >> yes, yes. >> count jeb bush out of the presidential race, after a fourth place finish in the south carolina primary tonight bush decided to step aside leaving the original field of seven, down to the final five. saturday night i'm walter perez. the big story on "action news" is a day of early vote ago this saw a huge victory for donald trump and slim win for hillary clinton. we will get the latest from abc's megan hughes.
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>> reporter: walter, good evening. the political map has change. jeb bush is out and we now have two clear front runners. hillary clinton and donald trump now each of two wins in the the race for the white house. >> hill willry, hillary. >> clinton sounding confident and taking swings. >> we need more than a plan to change the middle class needs a raise and we need more jobs. >> reporter: south carolina voters cementing donald trump as an outsider now firmly on the inside track. >> there is nothing ease bye running for president, it is tough, nasty, mean, it is vicious. the it is beautiful. when you win it is beautiful. >> reporter: long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances. >> thank you south carolina. >> reporter: after another poor showing an emotional jeb bush called it quits.
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>> tonight i'm suspending my campaign. >> yeah, yeah. >> in nevada bernie sanders emphasizing he narrowed a big gap with clinton. >> five weeks ago we were 25 points behind in the polls. >> reporter: sanders is also trailing here in south caroline, democrats will cast their ballots here next saturday. in columbia, south carolina megan hughes channel six "action news". well, here's a look at the actual vote totals from south carolina, big victory for donald trump as he easily won the first test of the south. ted cruz and marco rubio were in the tight bolt for second. the on the democratic side hill willry clinton picked up more momentum out west beating bernie sanders 53 to 47 percent. democratic fight now moves to south carolina next week even. back here at home a
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building in olde city was evacuated tonight after a stay way collapsed sending one person to the hospital. "action news" reporter jeff chirico is live at the scene with the full story, jeff. >> reporter: hi walter, it happened in the stairwell behind me, a man who lives here was walking down the steps. when he got halfway down to that land willing, the landing essentially gave way and he fell some 8 feet down. sky six shows the scene as fire and rescue crews responded to a report of the man trapped in the stairwell. the it happened at this condo complex next to the historic christ church just after 6:00 p.m. the condo association president said the landing gave way as a senior citizen walk down these steps. >> he sort of wedged in with the bricks, and then something else was trying to pull him out but he kept sliding further down. >> reporter: he eventually fell 8 feet the to the ground. fire crews used a rope and basket to pull him to safety. >> he was alert, oriented, he
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appeared to be in stable condition. >> reporter: l and i evacuated the building and ordered the stairwell closed. one woman used a fire lad tore leave her home. >> right now they have to find another place to stay for at least a couple days it looks like until they can get an asses. on the building with an engineer. hits this only means of egress. >> reporter: although surrounded by century's old buildings this condo is relatively new, 1980. >> i was than the here when it was first belt but i was hearing some things and maybe this is one of them. >> reporter: and as they say they don't build them as they used to. the association president, believes that the ruffin side of these steps, the steel inside the steps may have rusted, the man involved in this incident is doing okay. he is at the hospital with a leg injury. we're live from olde city, jeff chirico for channel six "action news". >> thanks, jeff. fire crews in burlington county are investigating a deadly fire out there flames
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broke out last night at 9:30 at a condo complex in florence. today, crews discovered a body inside of the wreckage. six others suffered non-life threatening injuries, investigators have not yet determined how the fire started. police in berks county are investigating a stabbing near kutztown university. they are looking for these two men seen running from the scene. investigators say the 22-year old victim was stabbed early this morning. the kutztown student was taken to lehigh valley hospital, where he was admitted in serious condition. moving on to the accu weather forecast, last sat the day we were in the middle of the arctic blast. today felt like a slice of heaven as many of us got a winter taste of 60-degree temperatures. meteorologist melissa magee is at the big board with the first check of the accu weather forecast. >> hi there walter, days like this in the month of february are hard to come by. when they come we have to enjoy them while we can. high in philadelphia 60 degrees. the right the now we're coming in at 46. average for us this time of the year is 45. we're still above that at this
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11:00 o'clock hour. fifty-one in reading. forty-nine in the poconos 567894 degrees out to the west a long the coast in wildwood. you will tap in the southeasterly wind and that is why we're dealing with the milder air, sustained wind speeds at 9 miles an hour in philadelphia, 12 in the poconos but the wind direction is more important as we go throughout the overnight the hours and into the day on sunday, future tracker six showing as you wake up tomorrow morning 10:00 o'clock in the morning, along the i-95 corridor already in the upper 40's and climbing even higher then that by day's even. mild and quiet for rest of tonight, spring like weather continues as we get in the second half of the weekend but we are tracking some rain. sunday afternoon into the evening. we have got details with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. >> thank you, melissa. right now in happy valley penn state students are still on their feet. they are taking part in the school's annual thon fundraiser. they have been dancing since yesterday and they will keep going non-stop until tomorrow. "action news" reporter chad pradelli is there right now
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and he joins us live with the very latest, hi there, chad. >> reporter: hi walter. you have to give to it these students at penn state. they have been on their feet for so long. they are in such a great mood. you can see they are continuing to dance, i have not seen lot of fatigue so far. they are inspired. they are getting a lot of help from the performers on stage. the cheerleaders are here now. earlier it was athletic teams. it has been just a great night here at thon. the tremendous will of these penn state students is for families like the tommy, who was diagnosed with stage three skin cancer, when he was just nine years old. the four diamonds fund and thon made sure that the family didn't to have deal with the crippling debt that can come with cancer. >> it was just one less thing we had to stress about, we got to worry about tommy, his treatments and his health instead of war big paying the bills and we knew we were going to be okay.
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>> penn state to help others, like thon. >> reporter: these young men and women of penn state have been on their feet, without sleep, for more than 30 hours. >> the heels and the muscles and arches in your feet, it gets tensed up and your lower calves but other than that, something like letter back and hamstrings. >> it is great. my feet hurt a little bit but it is so inner get nick here. >> reporter: the kid with cancer, helped them through their grueling journey but also those... like former penn state football player and current hugh ton texas devon still, still led pep rally saturday night, his daughter leah just finish cancer treatment and is free of the disease. >> you know, you can't take every day, for granted, you have to cherish the moment. watching my daughter go through what she did and
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continue to be strong and inspire people all over the world, it is truly amazing. >> reporter: she's also free of cancer. thon wraps up tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 o'clock inn then we will learn just how much money they raised this year. we will it all on "action news" tomorrow and on social media and on our platforms. live from state college, chad pradelli for channel six "action news". good stuff. >> donations are still being accepted to fight pediatric cancer so head to the thon's web site to make that donation. if you want to catch a glimpse of the the action in happy valley anytime of the day we are streaming all 46 hours of thon, on our web site at six, and then you can see more of chad's photos, videos all weekend long by going to our facebook page, abc "action news". meanwhile, some local high school students held their mini thons. pennsbury high school students danced from noon until
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8:00 p.m. to benefit four diamond fund at penn state hershey children's hospital. they have raised more than 33 you this dollars along the way. the last year nearly 200 schools like pennsbury held mini thans and raised a combined total of 4.3 million-dollar for four diamond. much more to come on "action news" tonight, supreme court justice antonin scalia is laid to rest with emotional and moving tributes to his life and legacy. plus a wild shoot-out end with two nypd officers injured but may not have been suspects who shot them. phillies pitchers and catchers hit the field in clearwater. jamie apody has sports when action nice comes right back.
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thousands gathered this morning to pay respects to supreme court justice antonin scalia who died last week at the age of 79. mourners filled basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception in washington d.c. for the service. bells told for several minutes, while the car carrying the late justice arrived. pallbearers then carried the flag draped casket in the basilica following a procession of clergy men. we will have have much more at 11:30 including emotional tributes to the late justice. author harper lee was laid to rest today as well in alabama during a small private funeral. a few dozen family members gathered to hear eulogy from her long time friend and history professor wayne flint. the author of to kill a mockingbird died yesterday at 89.
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two members of the nypd were shot after a wild police chase this morning through the streets of brooklyn. officers approached a man who they say pointed a gun at them and then drove off. more than 30 shots were fired at the officers who responded for backup. now investigators are trying to find out if the officers who were shot might have been hit by friendly fire. one who was shot, through his bullet-proof vest, other in the hip. chase ended when the suspect slammed in the patrol car. the officers opened fire and the suspect was hit the but we're told he is expected to fully recover. nearly five months after a man was shot and killed in south philadelphia, the killer remains on the the loose. the tonight victim's mother is speaking out after receiving a cryptic message from her late son, herees rick williams with tonight's crime fighters report. >> he was a family person, who joked around a lot so much a joker. >> reporter: smile crosses her feign when robin payne talks
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about her son karen. >> he loved children. he was always about his friend and family. >> reporter: on monday september 14th, 2015, at about 10:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of south 24th and montross street in south philadelphia. when they arrived, they found the 21 year-old lying in the street with several gunshot wound. >> i got a phone call that from my sister. she called me and said you must get to the hospital, karen is shot. >> reporter: he died at the hospital. >> i went to the emergency room, with all of the family was at and i started screaming, hollering saying someone need to start talking and tell who shot my son. >> reporter: witnesses told police that the shooter fled the scene on the bike. robin says that someone did tell her something else. >> i had one guy, i don't know him, i never seen him before, that told me he know who killed my son. but he to not tell me hot killer was.
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>> reporter: she's hoping a hefty reward will give that answer. the city of philadelphia is offering $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and convictions of the person responsible. all you need to does call citizens crime commission at 215-546-tips. all calls remain anonymous. >> i'm not mad at him, because god has something planned for everyone, i just want him to turn himself in. >> reporter: for crime fighters, i'm rick williams for channel six a "action news". we have some break news to
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pass along from the hunting park section of the city. action cam is live at the scene where two people have been shot. one of them was killed, the other is in very critical condition at temple university hospital. it happened just before 11:00 p.m. at pipe street and park avenue. police found victims in the car. we will updates on six and, of course, tomorrow morning on "action news". time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. man, was it perfect. i was like a groundhog, in front of the front door moving around. i felt the warmth on my head. >> it is coming, walter. >> a taste of april in the month of february. it was like today and we have another one on tap for tomorrow. we will show you is what going object here with storm tracker six live double scan radar. the it is drying. no issues with precipitation. outside we will go sky six live in hd there in penns landing, we've got a mostly clear sky. real comfortable condition for
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this time of the night and it the looks like the mild trend will continue. on sunday, currently in philadelphia, it is 46 degrees, keep in mind average for this time of the year is 45. so, still well above where we normally should be for this time of the year. fifty-two in reading. forty-nine in the poconos a long wildwood coast in at 54 degrees. fifty in dover. 46 degrees there in beach haven. here's satellite six with action radar, we have got dry conditions across the region. we have precipitation down across upstate new york and also portions of new england. what we're tapping into is a south to southeasterly wind getting our numbers where they should be for this time of the year. so the call for accu weather for rest of tonight is partly cloudy, mild. thirty-five is the overnight low in the suburbs. we will drop down to 44 degrees in fill, with that southeasterly wind, and that will continue, so, you probably remember, that arctic invasion, that moved through, last weekend, a stashing contrast this weekend. we have a dip in the jet
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stream allowing colder air to spill out of can inadequacies, moving in the region. our highs over the weekend last weekend were only in the 20's. this weekend we've got a spring fever overhead. the rest of the weekend numbers will be in the 50's and 60's. so it is hard to believe on sunday last valentines day we had a high of just 20 degrees. lowest wind chill was 10 degrees below zero. tomorrow we have a high of 56. compared to normal we will be 11 degrees above average. we will track some moisture by day's even. future tracker six showing 9:00 in the morning. forty-four in philadelphia. thirty-four in the poconos. forty-eight in millville. as we go throughout the afternoon hours notice precipitation for philadelphia, points to the south and west by 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon. the moisture will continue, as we go into the 8:00 o'clock hour and it won't push off shore until we go throughout the night time hours, moving to the south and east. then there was some indication earlier in the week that there could be some wet snow north
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of that i-95 corridor, really north of the pennsylvania turnpike. it looks like that moisture pushes to our south and east before those numbers north and west of the town, drops below the freezing mark. it looks to be mostly rain and light in nature. the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, showing you mild tomorrow, up to 56. afternoon and evening rain. sunny and nice on monday, up to 51 degrees. tuesday, mostly cloudy, high up to 46. late day rain is likely. period of rain, continue on wednesday, with a high of 49 degrees. the and then, some wet snow flakes are likely on wednesday, north and west of town, otherwise, thursday early showers. forty-four next friday. next saturday, walter, high temperature of 42. not bad tomorrow just light rain showers by tomorrow evening. >> not so bad. >> okay. remember get the seven day forecast and check out storm tracker six radar any old time at six people danced the night away during sixth annual party
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for the market. more than a thousand people showed up for party at reading terminal market. it featured dancing, live entertainment and delicious food for more than 30 merchants right there the at market. proceed go toward helping upkeep at reading terminal market. that building, after all is 130 years old. up next on "action news" jamie apody has sports but first a a look at tonight's winning power ball numbers.


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