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blaze broke out, in one house, it took crews 30 minutes to get the fire under control. there were no reports of injuries. the fire marshal is searching for a cause. a man is facing charges after a crash into a philadelphia police van. the action cam was on it is scene around 4:30 a.m. on the 100 block block of south 52 street. two officers inside the van stoched to talk to officers inside a patrol car when an suv slammed into the back of the van. two officers inside the van and the driver were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the driver faces dui and possession charges.
right now place are working to determine whether drunk driving is is to blame for an overnight crash that sentence 6 people to the hospital. this happened at 2:30 an wyoming avenue old york road in the city's logan section. one car slammed into another. firefighters had to free two people trapped inside the car. 6 people were taken to the hospital in stable condition. "action news" big board, the war of words between donald trump and marco rubio has really been heating up, right. well, now trump is calling on the florida senator to drop out of the presidential race. trump posted wins in louisiana and kentucky. ted cruz came in first in maine and kansas. rubio finished no better than third in the republican contests. trump said it's time to leave. every time he comes in third and fourth, he says you have to believe the to win. i think it's time to drop out.
rubio said his says he has the -- campaign saiz he has the -- says he has the momentum going into the florida primary. ted crews meantime said republicans are coming together and unite behind his campaign. the latest delegate count has trump leading the pack, cruz is second, rubio is third and kasich has 33. on the democratic side hillary clinton and bernie sanders are going head to head in the democratic debate. this one is in flint michigan, the city dealing with the water crisis. now, yesterday sanders racked up two wins in kansas and nebraska while clinton won louisiana. democrats in maine head to the
polls today. a new associated press poll shows the fallout created by the flint michigan water crisis says only half of americans are confident that their tap water is safe to drink. water drawn from the flint river was not treated properly and caused lead to leak from old pipes. the state's republican governor said said he has taken responsibility. he said state agencies and city officials have contributed. peyton manning is set to announce his requirement tomorrow. two time -- retirement. he played 14 seasons with the colts before undergoing final fusion surgery. he took denver to two super bowls in his final three season. he leads as the all time lead passer and the winningest
starting quarterback. the philadelphia flower show is in full swing the fun kicked off at the pennsylvania convention center. trish hartman has more. >> reporter: it is exciting there are lots of people enjoying themselves. they are exploring our nation's national park. i have to show you this exhibit. this is exploring new jersey, pine barrens, cape may, the lighthouse may look familiar. the flower show is in our own backyard. many traveled hundreds of miles to come here. we found two young ladies from northeastern pennsylvania who are self-proclaimed national park fanatics and they had to see it themselves. i think it was grand pragmatic spring.
i saw all the other national parks, too. i thought was a wonderful idea. i started a national works program i started at the delaware water gam and discovered there were other national parks. i thought maybe i could do everything else. how long did it take you to get here today? 3 hours. >> reporter: was it worth the drive. yeah. my mom comes every year from south carolina, this year i brought my ten-year-old daughter we drove down yesterday, it was a nine hour drive. >> reporter: with so many displays to take in, the traveling gardeners will be taking ideas back home. we're building a house right now, so i took pictures of a a bunch of stuff that maybic grow in michigan. >> reporter: the philadelphia flower show runs through sunday,
march 13. live at the pennsylvania convention center, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." beautiful flowers, yes. folks much more to come on this edition of "action news." the gray hair gene is real and it could be used to get rid of gray hair. a close call for father and daughter when their small plane crash lands. amazingly the two were able to walk away with a scratch or two. plus, meteorologist chris sowers will be back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues. "action >> we continue to follow
reagan has died at the age of 94. this is a picture of her when she worked in the early 1950s as an actress in hollywood. she became america's first lady when her husband took office in 1981, of course, stick with "action news" at 6abc for updates on the life and death of nancy reagan at the age of 94. quite the icon. she'll be remembered in so many different ways right? a father and daughter are lucky and grateful to be alive after their small plane crashed on long island. the two were heading home after visiting a college after the plane's engine failed, marcy gonzalez is on long island with the story. >> reporter: a close call crash on long island. this father and daughter able to walk from the wreckage thanks to this parachute. the engine died, i pulled the parachute and we landed.
the pilot left with a scratch, his teenage daughter with a a resmile -- with a relieved smile. we were on our way to college. >> reporter: dad attempted to make an emergency landing 8 miles from the final destination at a small airport. they didn't make it that far. when the engine lost power entirelily, he popped the -- entirely, he popped the parachute and came down in the industrial park feet from the building. we landed mid field. >> reporter: authorities saying a bit of luck helped that plane miss hitting the building. once the parachute is deployed you lose control of where the plane comes down that's why the exact landing of this plane is very fortunate. >> reporter: in november another small plane in arkansas used
it's parachute to land in the middle of a busy road hitting a truck. we were fortunate nobody was hurt worse than they were. >> reporter: back on longed island, rescuers rushing in finding the father/daughter duo with no serious injuries. the pilot shaken uncertain if he will fly again. we'll see. >> reporter: the wreckage is out here while the faa and ntsb investigate. abc news long island new york. lucky duo indeed. >> reporter: i would never fly again. let's get you outside, we have a nice little warmup in for us, as we march along the new workweek. we should see the skies brighten up a little bit. we'll see highs in the upper 40s, close to 50 degrees. there's a lovely shot of cape may, nice and quiet on this
sunday afternoon. double scan live is clear. we had snow showers up here this morning, they are since long gone as they continue to pull east over the open waters. 30 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 21. winds out of the east southeast at 9 miles per hour. it's giving us a windchill feeling like 37 degrees. the breezes are very, very light this afternoon. millville, 43. trenton, 39. wilmington, 41. reading, 40. lancaster, 42 up to 34 in the poconos. satellite and radar, you can see the clouds hanging tough across the mid atlantic from pittsburgh to philadelphia. it's just about overcast the entire way, so we're starting to see clearing taking place in the north that will be the trend northeast to southeast in the next several hours. the pattern will change as the clipper system pulls away, you can see the clouds moving west to east, that's the zonal flow or west to east flow that will
develop and keep all the colder air up to the north across the hudson bay region. this will be a nice week. get out and enjoy it. future tracker 6 showing the clouds breaking apart this afternoon. we'll go partly to mostly cloudy at times throughout the day. you'll see breaks of sun, others maybe you'll see cloudy are intervals, we'll start out with more clouds breaking for afternoon sunshine. monday is a terrific day, sun and calm breeze, winds pick up in the afternoon. should feel great with temperatures closing in on 60 degrees. clouds an sun, milder, 49 degrees is the high for philadelphia. winds out of the north/northeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight tonight, clear, chilly, not too bad, 27 degrees, far northwestern suburbs, allentown, reading, quakertown dropping down to 27. maybe the pine barrens southern
new jersey, millville, 27 degrees, 34 across the i-95 corridor. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 60 degrees breezy and warm monday. here we go, tuesday, partly sunny and pleasant, 70 degrees, wednesday would be the warmest temperature that we've seen so far this year. we're looking at a mostly sunny and breezy afternoon. high temperatures 74 degrees. the record for the date is 73. lose we could come close, i've seen forecast models showing 76. that would break the mark. 72 thursday, cold front comes in by week's end, but we're still talking about temperatures in the 60s. that cold front not very cold. >> reporter: it's like a cool front. coast guard helicopter crew had to rescue three surfers off the coast of organ. oregon. yesterday afternoon a surfer took advantage of the giant waves, an was caught in the rip current. two other surfers tried to help
we continue to follow our breaking news, former first lady nancy reagan died at the age ever 94. she was in failing health. she married ronald reagan in 1952 and went on to become first lady when her husband became president in 1981. head to our "action news" facebook page to leave your messages and tributes for the former first lady. in "healthcheck" this noon, scientists say they discovered the gene responsible for gray hair. british researchers published the finding in a new study.
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crush columbus and now they are one step closer to a playoff berth. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: they are all important, but with just five weeks to go in the season this stretch coming up will likely make or break the flyers. their sect seven against potential playoff teams this is a time to make a run. it's a big stretch why not a big slice to go with it. flyers eat up columbus. this time from center ice, 2-0. end of the second, gagne scores, 3-0 flyers. ten seconds later, claude giroux get in there, 4-0. in the third they get two more, do this again. two goals, two assists flyers win 6-0 lots of goals and lots of pizza. she's still going.
flyers 3 points from the final wildwood card spot. first one obviously from center ice we got a break on it, that allowed us to push the momentum in the first period which i thought was key. i think we know what we need to do to win the game. we have to get our mindset in the right place i'm glad we turned it around. >> reporter: next you mean tampa bay. a sold-out crowd gave nova a standing ovation in south philadelphia. always things bounce their way, nova could be back there again celebrating in three weeks with a trip to the final four. villanova could return home in the east regions ncaa for now they are focused on georgetown. the cats came up flying, base line, the reverse, 16 for him. and how about the assists, minutes later, off the steel, no off the josh hart. villanova wins 84-71.
27 and 4. holy molly phil martelli goes down to duquesne again for the second time on hawk hill. st. joes lost 78-70. they dropped back-to-back games for the first time this season. hopefully it does not come back to haunt them in the tournament. west chester down two in overtime. how about at the buzzer in overtime to win to beat iut, are you kidding me? they are going to the conference championship game later today, what a finish, the sixers game today in miami may not be as exciting. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. another half-hour of "action news" is just ahead. coming up we have more on the life and legacy of former
life began when she married ronald reagan. their love story expand half a century and well documented. when they met in the early 19 oohs, nancy davis was an actress and performed in a dozen movies one opposite her husband. she gave up acting to be a full time wife and mother, but took on a new role as first lady of california and then the nation. congratulate -- congratulations sir. >> reporter: nancy was protective of her husband. her influence occasionally was caught on camera as it was here when president reagan was having trouble answering a reporter's question. concerned for his safety, especially after the assassination attempt.
she drew heat for her expensive designer wardrobe and redecorating the white house while the nation was in the midst of a recession. most gave her credit for her crusade against drug and alcohol abuse. >> what she would you do when someone offers you drugs? say no! >> reporter: she also championed the art. her husband was center stage in her life. oh, my dear, our love is here to stay ♪ >> reporter: nancy kept the many love letters from her husband, this was a letter that would change her life. a letter that would tell the world that he was suffering from alzheimers disease. she became an advocate into research for alzheimers disease, when president reagan passed away in 2004 she was thrusted into the spotlight. this time escorting her
husband's coffin from coast to coast during a week of elaborate memorial services. it was a long and wrenching goodbye. the love story that began in hollywood ended on a hill top in california. it has been nancy reagan said a wonderful life. karen travers abc news. "world news" will have more on the life and death of first lady nancy reagan. "world news" begins after "action news" at 6:00 p.m. let's go outside to chris sowers, chriss when is the warmup coming? >> reporter: it's in the 40s, 42 for philadelphia. 41 in wilmington. trenton, 40. millville, 43. atlantic city, 42. dover, 42 and wildwood, 43 degrees. satellite and radar we'll continue to see clearing throughout the afternoon. ment clouds overhead right now
are thin and the sun is shining through them. so the more sun we'll see the warmer the temperatures will get. tomorrow afternoon we're not too concerned with cloud cover. so tomorrow will start the moderating trend. there's a chance a lot of us reach 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon. today, 49 clouds and sun, it will be a milder finish to the weekend. yesterday was a struggle we managed to reach 42 degrees with the cloud cover. today is better. look what's going on out to the west. it's only 11:30 across the heartland of the nation. wichita 69. dallas, 66 and memphis, 63 degrees. every one of those locations will be in the 70s today and all that warm air is charging east, toward the delaware valley starting tomorrow. i'll have the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just bit. democrats face off tonight
in flint, michigan. both candidates are coming off big wins in the latest round of voting. if you followed meander the country, seeing -- if you followed me around the country you would see huge -- i know, i know, i can't use huge any more. today as i understand kansas had the largest voter turn out in the history of their caucus process. >> reporter: but in louisiana hillary clinton turned the tables thanks to overwhelming support to black voters she beat him there nearly 3 to 1. i'm grateful to everyone who turned out to support us, but now all eyes turn to michigan. >> reporter: last night in detroit an awkward moment clinton was working the rope line at the democratic dinner
when sanders came out to speak. this weekend sanders unveiled a new five minute ad in spanish putting a human fails on immigration. -- face on immigration. clinton touts jobs in her arid. >> reporter: tonight's debate in flint michigan likely to be high minded compared to wrestle mania on the republican side. it's a good thing we have put a lot of money in mental health. >> reporter: on that 9 two democrats agree. really you just want to pull your hair out when you see that insult fest that goes on among the republicans. that was abc's david wright reporting. in the republican contest, donald trump won in kentucky and louisiana. his campaign is showing vulnerability, ted cruz beat trump in maine and kansas.
that hope offers some for marco rubio and john kasich can continue to chip away at the delegate lead. always yesterday, they finished well behind the winners. former football earl wolff was the victim of a kidnapping. he was abducted by gunman while visiting friends in fayetteville. a man approached him as he left his home, the suspects forced him into the car and kept him at gunpoint for a short period of time and released him. he was not harmed. there was an arrest made in connection with the case. this weekend, family, friends and fellow are remembering seasht robert wilson, iii. wilson was shot and killed one career ago when he tried to stop two robbers at a game stop in north philadelphia. as he did everything he
could humanly to defend those civilians that were at the game stop. i've never seen anything as heroic or as brave as what i saw that day. we are going to honor the memory of robert wilson, i think the best thing that we can do is emulate who he was as a person, the type of son he was, the type of father he was, the type of friend he was, the type of police officer he was. two brothers were charged with sergeant wilson's murder, they are awaiting trial. one person is dead and seven others injured in an early-morning shooting in chelsea, michigan. the person who was killed was a 19-year-old man. the shooting started during a party in a second floor vacant apartment. one person was injured jumping from an apartment window. all the survivors are being treated for non-life threatening
injuries. there's no word on suspects or motives. there's more on "action news" sunday, including a health scare for lena dunham who is in the hospital. he was known as the santa claus of kensington because of all the toys he produced. his legend lives on we'll take you inside the philadelphia history museum. taking a live look at the philadelphia international airport. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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or visit lightenyourloan.com we continue to follow the breaking news for you, former first lady nancy reagan has died at the age of 94. mrs. reagan had recently been in failing health. she married ronald reagan in 19352 and went on to become first lady when her husband became president in 1981. we'll have more on her life and
legacy throughout the newscast. tributes are pouring in for nancy reagan. this is from barbara bush. we take comfort they will be reunited once more. george and i send our prayers and condolences to the family. go to our "action news" facebook and see the tributes. i think i will remember her for her style and strengthen. >> reporter: she had style. let's talk weather and get you outside, things are starting to warm up nicely now as the sun is starting to beat through the cloud deck. there's a shot overlooking the commodor barry bridge. the clouds are leftover from a clipper system that produced flurries and snow showers to parts of the area first thing this morning. as we look at double scan live you can see how nicely things cleared out. nothing going on. we don't expect any rain or snow showers the rest of the way. 49 degrees is the high temperature we're going with
this afternoon of as we started out with 34. 39 in trenton, 43 in millville. wilmington, 41. 38 in the lehigh valley. wind speeds are generally light ranging anywhere from 5 to 9 miles per hour. now, these winds will pick up tomorrow afternoon. we could see winds as high as 20 to 25 miles per hour, but it will be a southerly wind which is a mild win flow for us for this time of the year. that will be the first in several things that will start the warmup here for us east of the appalachian states. satellite and radar, across the country we can, we can see the pattern starting to change. we're talking about rain showers as far north as winnipeg up in canada. there's no cold air, we're seeing the west to east flow dominating the weather pattern. that will be the pattern for the next several weeks until we get to the first or second day of spring, things may change up a little bit.
here's philadelphia, there's a ton of cold up here, don't get me wrong, there's pleasant of cold left in the tank it will not have a chance to drop down into the lower 48, because the jet stream is running like this across the entire county. this is all mild pacific air. the wind with the jet are racing from 100 to 160 miles per hour. with the jet stream this powerful and parade of storm off the whoas -- west coast it will be impossible for the cold air to pent trailt. we'll see a change -- penetrate, we'll see a change in the pattern around the 21st or the 22nd. it will not be too terrible cold. when the pattern breaks down, the temperatures return to the 50s and 60s. 49 degrees in philadelphia. millville, 48. dover, 47 this afternoon, clouds and sun, milder. cape may, 45. atlantic city, 45. toms river, same thing and then overnight tonight it will be chilly out there underneath a clear sky.
upper 20s north and west, low 30s south and east. pine barrens, buena, minotola you could get as low as 20 degrees. in the i-95 32 to 34. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast here it comes, warming up nicely. 60 degrees, breezy, very, very mild. partly sunny pleasant, tuesday, 70 degrees. wednesday, sunny and warm, 74. thursday it stays warm even though we'll see clouds out there, maybe showers developing late, 72. friday and saturday behind the passage of a cold front 62, 63 degrees. not too shabby. guys. thank you. hundreds of high school students are shopping for prom dresses today, the fairy god mothers in delaware are holding there 6th annual high school prom fair. it runs until 35:00 p.m. hundreds of -- until 5:00 p.m.
in christiana. if counting christmas, it's nine months away, but philadelphia's santa legend lives at the philadelphia history museum. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: the philadelphia history museum turns 75 and it offers a host of exhibitions including ones that highlight the city's most legendary toys and games. it's a showcase of 80 toys created by albert shoenhut. he was an innovator to create toys. >> reporter: shown hult -- shoenhut was born in germany and started making toys at a very young aid. a buyer at with an mack -- wannamakers heard of his talent
and brought him to america at the age of 17. his toy company was the largest in america and the first in the u.s. to to germany. many came from his family, before mickey mouse there was felix the cat. one is called pickup sticks, it is based on the nursery rhyme, one two buckle my shoe, three four open the door, five six pick up sticks. >> reporter: philadelphia's own santa claus is open through may 31. for tickets and museum hours go to arts in philly.org or visit 6abc loves the arts for other area events.
welcome back taking a live look via sky6 live hd, cape may, new jersey, 12:30 sunday, still cold today, but we're going up to 74 on wednesday, have you heard the good news, spread it and let people know. at the "action news" big board with your troubleshooters how exhausting is it when a company promises you time and time again it will take care of your problem, but fails to do so. it's exhausting right? this next couple knows that all too well. susan went to the hospital for a mammogram and a scan. she didn't expect to have to pay anything out of pocket so when she got a bill. i was upset because i was assured by the insurance carrier that was it was going to be full coverage. >> reporter: they tried for three months to resolve the matter and kept getting the same bill for $780.46.
september 1, october 1, november 1. >> reporter: finally they contacted the "action news" troubleshooters. a volunteer from call for action got on the case and that same day the couple got a call from the insurance company. i want to let you know it's all taken care of. it's great. i felt like a weight was lifted off me. >> reporter: now to the swim saga. jerry mca member of cherry valley swim club in 1996. when she signed up she had to buy a certificate for $450 on top of the daily deuce, we were told -- dues, we were told when he had left the pool it would be returned to us. the chub -- club said it's currently looking for a person to buy the certificate. this is an excessive amount
of time to wait to have your money returned to you. >> reporter: dooring to the club's by-laws, the swim club is not bound to give her a refund. while they said we'll do our best to reimburse the bonds. they said the club doesn't have the money to give. the club said it's seen a steady decrease in membership and last year needed $18,000 worth of repair work to stay open. the good news since the trouble shooters intervened, the club agreed she can women off her bond if she wishes. that means they can enjoy club membership for one season at no cost. we want to make very clear that she is not satisfied with the club's offer nor is she accepting it, understandable, right? this is a cautionary tale when joining any club. if you have to buy a bond or
certificate make sure the club is required to refunds the money when you withdraw the ebb -- membership. request their financial situation to see if a refund is possible. while circumstances can change you want to be especially hes tant before signing -- hesitant before signing up for a club that is already under water so to speak. on the people scene girls creator lena dunham is in the hospital and undergo surgery for an ovarian c ymplet -- cyst rupture. when "action news" continues an update of the top stories, the death of former first lady nancy reagan. a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
here's a recap of our breaking news, former first lady nancy reagan has died. she was 94 careers old and recently in poor health. she became first lady when her husband took office in 1981. during her stay in the white house she created just say no to drugs campaign. she met ronald reagan in the early 1950s while working as actors in hollywood stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the life on nancy reagan and the reaction to her death. we're asking you to post on our
facebook page tributes to her and what you remember most about her. it's time for the warmup, chris. >> reporter: 50 degrees, that's average for this time of the year. breezy and warmer tomorrow, 60. 70 degrees tuesday afternoon and wednesday, a record-setting high of 74. beautiful. an all quantico returns tonight on 6abc. trainees, meet the class above you. they are one month ahead of you in their training which means they are better, faster and smart than you. tension arise when a new class joins the trainees and alex must testify about the new recent terror attacks as she sinceres to search for the truth. small town big deal is next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 6:00 p.m. we'll have more on the
- up next on small town big deal, jann and i become lumberjacks for the day. yay! - [jann] woo! - [rodney] then we get a splash course on how they deliver the mail in lake geneva, wisconsin. (upbeat country music) welcome to small town, big deal. - [jann] we've traveled across the country and firmly believe that the people in small towns are the hands that keep america strong. - [rodney] so join us, rodney miller. - [jann] and jann carl. - as we show you the great things these people do on small town big deal. welcome to small town big deal, i'm rodney miller. - and i'm jann carl, we are in lake geneva, wisconsin. - population 77 hundred and it's about an hour's drive southwest of milwaukee.