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>> reporter: it's been pretty remarkable two days in a wrote where it feels like summer and winter. as we look at the numbers in philadelphia. yesterday 82 degrees and so far today 81 degrees. this is the first time we have seen back to back 80s in the month of march since 1988 it was also an el niño day, the 29th, 30th and 31th, that is the end of month but to get this at the beginning of the month that is pretty remarkable. everywhere you see an asterisk is a record breaking number. 80 for trenton and wilmington and atlantic city airport. and cooler at the shore upper 50s to near 60 degrees. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows the summer party is going to end fairly soon, we see the rain so the west and to the north and that is the front that will eventually collapse here as
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we get into the overnight hours. we talk about showers pushing into during the overnight hours and then turning cooler as we get into the week and weekend and the weekend itself is looking quiet overall. we'll look at the details and the timing of the rain coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> we are following more breaking news at this hour. police in philadelphia have arrested a group of suspects in connection with attacks on roman catholic high school students and we are told that all the suspects are underage. erin o'hearn is live with the detales here. >> reporter: big details brian and sharrie, sources tell "action news" that the attack on one of these roman catholic students last month was caught on surveillance tape and that led to the area rest of these juveniles here. we understand that these four
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students attend electrical chartner center city. police confirmed that one of the four arrested admitted to being involved in another roman catholic student, jimmy falyen. they are looking to see what if anything that may have been involved in falyen attack in front of the municipal building it left falyen with a badly injured eye and concussion. he was walking from the school to the train station when witnesses say he was pummeled by a group of kids. his parents now drive him to and from school. and he suffers from headaches. police say this is a growing problem in the city and they expect this questioning to continue for a few more hours. i spoke with the mother of one of those four juveniles, she
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received a call that her son was arrested this morning. she is waiting at the police department waiting for answers, and has not gotten any yet. she says her son doesn't have problems but lately has been hanging around with the wrong crowd. four juveniles arrested for the attack of one roman catholic student one will be charged for another attack. erin o'hearn, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. meantime the police officer ambushed in his cruiser in philadelphia faced down his attacker once again today. jessie hartnett testified in court about the night police say he was shot by edward archer. vernon odom is live with the details. >> reporter: good evening,
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predictively edward archer was held over on multiple charges. hartnett says his aassailant never suttered a word during the attack. >> his testimony was brief but riveting, when he describe the attack viewed across the world on social media. >> we'll see what happens. >> he described the night of january 7th at 60th and spruce, hartnett has stopped at the light and 17 shots were fired in all by who police identify as edward archer. his arm was severely damaged and managed to get out of his vehicle to exchange gun fire with the fleeing archer. >> it's amazing he is here, it's
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amazing he opened the door with his legs. if you have not seen the video his arm is dangling from his body. >> archer was wounded and captured a few blocks away and in an interview he said he did it in the name of sis lam. the court was packed with cops as archer sat stoically watching proceedi proceedings. >> the evidence is quite clearly agree with you on that. however, whether or not he is acting on a mental illness and can differentiate from right and wrong that has to be explored. >> his court date is march 31st and we expect a court dade to be set. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news.." >> all right vernon thank you. >> this story is pretty unbelievable today. a couple in the german town
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section of philadelphia escaped their home in time after their row home collapsed around them. the home started crumbling at 1:00 in the morning and continued hours later after the sun came up. -- as you can see the action cam was there and rolling at ashmead and mar one as the house continued to fall apart. they say they were getting into bed when the walls started crumbling around them. >> was hanging up my clothes and heard boom boom boom. and then it all came down. >> he caught the ceiling and i was holding it up and he said come on lets get out and thank god we were out of there and not hurt. >> they said about three hours before it collapsed. a friend noticed the house was
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starting to buckle, their row home pulled away completely and today seven people are unable to get back into their houses. no one was seriously hurt and the cause of the collapse is still under investigation. and brian they are lucky to be alive today and when they heard is the rumbling they ran for cover. the philadelphia school system announced a new system, called the turn around network. superintendant, dr. william hite says they will focus on 15 schools with chronically low academic performance, they will put money in the schools and once they meet the criteria they would leave the network and the next lower school would get them. pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane, was in town to talk about consumer
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protection, but this comes as she continues to protect herself against accusations of leaking confidential material. >> they wanted us to stick to questions with national consumer protection week but we had to talk about the elephant in the room. like her acting as an attorney general after the suspense of her law license. >> why not step down and let someone not unenkbum berred -- >> we do, the child unit has 800% increase against predators in pennsylvania. we are here to get the job done, and we are getting it done. >> i have done nothing wrong. >> legally you said you did
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nothing wrong but looking back ethically? >> no, i don't. my friends and everyone that knows me, knows i don't even jay walk. >> i asked about a special prosecutor to dig deeper into the email scandal. >> it will lead to resignations whether or not it's firingings that is up to the individuals and the citizens to demand. >> what do you think the outcome should be, but what should the outcome be? >> we do not have a system where by the judges and prosecutors and defense attorneys are so comfortable with each other and such a personal relationship with each other that they feel comfortable enough to share their racist thoughts or comfortable enough to share their hatred towards women. >> general kane says she believes her effortses to smash the old boy network will make an
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impact in the commonwealth. >> if you could have a do over, what if anything would you do differently? >> that is hard to say. there are certain things you don't know until you get there. >> you can watch the interview in its entirety on our website and my facebook page. we asked general kane what she would do next after her term was over? >> she left the door open for another elect the position. you can see what she had to say by going online right now. >> thank you nydia. it's time now for a check of the "action news" traffic report today. lets go live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> reporter: hi guys we are not off to the most stellar start. a vehicle fire on the roosevelt boulevard northbound side of wissahickon avenue and the exit there just up ahead. the fire is extinguished and the
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fire crews are on the scene taking out the right lane and the northbound boulevard is normally busy in the afternoon and this afternoon because of that vehicle fire it's an absolute parking lot a broken down car at the plat bridge, but i wouldn't use the schuylkill through university city an accident at 30th street station and can you see the resulting westbound delay from there to the scene at 30th street. downed wires blocking point pleasant pike. and lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this thursday. a mess on the roosevelt boulevard, some speeds like 4 miles per hour, you can use huntsing park avenue instead but there is congestion there as
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well. i would stay on mid vail through east falls and lincoln drive looks good at this point, that could be a good alternate this half noon. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> thank you matt. still ahead, a backyard party ends in a deadly ambush, now police are trying to track down the gunman that massacred five people, and new jersey transit workers are just days away from a possible strike. today both sides came back to the bargaining table and we have the latest on the talks today.
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it's a disturbing and frightening story out of allegheny county. authorities were on the hunt for two gunmen that opened fire outside of pittsburgh at a barbecue killing five people including a pregnant woman due in may. and police say that this was not a random attack. one of the attackers pushed some
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of the partygoers to an area near the fence right there that is where a gunman was waiting for them shooting each of the victims in the head. >> it was a very well planned calculated murder. they basically herded people to a position in the yard and there was a man waiting with an ak style weapon and hit people. >> among five people killed three were siblings and three others were hurt. a pile of shell casings were recovered outside of the backyard in the alley and a second pile was found feet away from the porch where they ran for cover. the motive is unknown but they have not ruled out drugs. they say that the group gathering there was cooking out and playing cards, he calls this
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one of the worst crime scenes he has seen in his 18 years as district attorney. a real tragedy sharrie. >> so disturbing the outcome of that. thank you. police have arrested the man they were looking for in connection with a shooting at church's chicken in north philadelphia. septa's police chief say they found ronald graham sleeping on a route 23 bus and he is in custody but has not been charged. police were looking for him in connection with a church's chicken shooting. an employee was shot several times and is still in the hospital. a new jersey trance ill and rail worker's union are resuming talks to avoid a strike this weekend. the two sides still have a few major sticking points in the negotiations including wage increases and health care costs and the length of the contract. union members have been working without a contract for almost
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five years now. he says that despite the hurdles he is optimistic because the tone is positive. the center for disease control are telling people not to eat the nuts recalled by wonderful nuts. there are 11 cases in nine states, the closest to our area is connecticut and also virginia. the company makes its own brand called wonderful and sells pistachios under paramount farms and the traders joe brand. here are the numbers. not a lot of movement today on wall street. the dow is down 5 points and the nasdaq down 12 and the s&p barely up a half point. all right it's time for a check of the accuweather forecast just another stunning day outside. beautiful it is, lets head over to adam joseph with a beautiful
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view from the beach there. everyone inland saying this is feeling like summer we should all head to the shore and as we take a live snapshot here at the boardwalk in ocean city from the shrivers beach cam as the folks are passing by on the shore and in the sand, they are bundled up there because of the wind off the water, if you are inland don't be too jealous are you not at the shore. we look at record territory again. 81 far above the old record from 1976 of 76 degrees. this summer warmth ends late tonight and especially during the day tomorrow. as we look at the numbers north and west, upper 70s and 80s, coatesville 81 and chester and martins creek 76 degrees, as we slide down to the south, interior parts of southern new jersey also in the upper 70s and 82 in browns mills and ewing and
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the state of delaware upper 70s but along the shore the temperatures there with the wind off the ocean of 48, that is a cold wind, 63 sea isle city and 61 at the boardwalk in atlantic city. as we look at satellite and radar this area of rain continues to hammer parts of the south with over a foot of rain in parts of louisiana and arkansas. this front is slowly now beginning to progress and collapse in from the north and west. for tonight it clouds up quickly and showers develop later, 53 allentown and 60 in philadelphia, staying mild in the overnight hours, as we look at future tracker at midnight. that is when the showers enter the suburbs and still in the mid to upper 60s until midnight tonight, at 3:00 a.m., we see the green to the north and west. still waiting to the south and east. they continue to drip quickly, off the coast. 57 in philadelphia and the sun
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quickly returns tomorrow morning by lunch time and temperatures cooler 50s north and west in philadelphia and 62 in millville and overall a dry friday and the showers come in during the overnight hours. as we look at the four day after 4:00, winds could gust at 20 to 25 miles per hour from the north, so we drop to 66 that is still 15 degrees above average, beautiful saturday and 65 and clouds build sunday and clouds late in the day at 64 degrees and a rainy day on monday with temperatures much cooler in the upper 50s but if you are enjoying this sunny warm stretch we have good news for the seven day in the next half hour. >> we lose an hour this weekend? >> yes but stay up an extra hour in the evening. >> thank you. police in delaware raid a local hotel and what they found inside goes into the history
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books. >> a local police officer is accused of exposing himself to women while they were inside of a prison cell, we'll have a live report of that investigation. >> and it is the collective aw being heard around social media, how a sad and scared mama dog is reunited with her puppies in big talkers.
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one woman is in the hospital after she was attacked by one of her dogs inside of her west philadelphia home. it happened at 8:00 on the 1600 block of regent street and the woman had to go to the pennsylvania medical center and her injuries are thought to be serious. animal control officers took the dog and they have not given us names of anyone involved here. police say they made a record heroin bust in dover and they arrested darren swiget on north dupont highway, when they went inside they found 6400 bags
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of heroin and $13,000 in cash. officers from five different departments work together on this investigation. >> an exciting basketball game was played today at the wells fargo center and did not feature professional players from the sixers. instead the sixers held their annual media game and allowed them to take the court. there i am. i tried and so did anchor matt o'donnell. and i got a chance to catch up with scott o'neil from the sixers as the team is launching his first charity initiative aiming to give back to the kids of the delaware and lehigh valley valley. >> for the youth organization we are targeting middle school kids and hopefully use the skills from school and basketball and build the leaders for tomorrow.
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>> to kickoff the foundation the sixers are hosting a gala tonight. and a big thank you to the sixers for inviting me out for' friendly game of basketball today. they may want to recruit you. >> we had fun today it was a great event. i'm looking forward to the gala. >> nice shot. >> thank you. a man is under arrest for exposing himself to women that were under arrest. we have all the details next. >> and strollers are put to the test. we'll tell you which models are the best buys, coming up.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli and brian taff. it is 4:30 and "action news" has a behind the scenes look at local officers to make sure they are ready to respond to a mass shooting. and a spine center is set to close after failing a state inspection. we have concerns about that office. and a video of a chick-fil-a is going viral for all the right reasons, the cashier's ability to use sign language let a customer speak for herself. a chester police officer is
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accused of exposing himself to women in custody. he is facing charges as fellow officers look for more victims. chad pradelli is joining us from media. you have the details here -- >> yes brian, this officer was hired to protect and serve but instead investigators say he used his position for sexual gratification. >> investigators say that chester police officer roosevelt turner preyed on female detainees, coercing women to show their private parts. >> he would manipulate them to an area where there weren't a camera and have the woman expose themselves to him. >> district attorney jack whalen says the crimes began in april and the victim came forward after turner allegedly exposed himself and pulled out a condom
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and turner kept in contact with the alleged victims even after they were released. >> and we were able to document to this victim, thank you for an enjoyable time. >> one chester police officer who doesn't want to be named questioned why turner was allowed to have contact with female detainees after the allegations surfaced. >> we deal with creditability as well as motivation to fabricate, we take it seriously and cautiously. >> he was a good officer, from everything i have seen he was a good officer. >> the police commissioner tells us that it is policy to have two officers supervising detainees, but he doesn't know what happened in the occasions in question. live in media, chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> all right thank you. a philadelphia father and son are charged with killing
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their family member in order to collect insurance money, seth williams said today 60-year-old edward r. kirby provided his sick brother george kirby with enough methadone pills to kill himself. but before that his son obtained 10 life insurance policies pretending to be george kirby. in the phone call the younger kirby allegedly said to his dad, i don't care what you do he is your brother, the quicker you do this the quicker we can get the money. >> the father son duo is attempting to collect $200,000 in life insurance policies. philadelphia police are searching for a hit and run driver that injured two officers this morning. the plain clothes officers were in an unmarked car when they were struck at g street in
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juniata park, investigators say a dark colored car rear ended them and the officers were taken to the hospital with leg and neck injuries. chopper 6 hd was overhead as police caught up with and arrested a suspect in the park side section of the city. the suspect initially ran from police and converged on poplar and 41st. they put three area schools on lockdown until the suspect was arrested . amid cleanliness concerns the state ordered a talliville spine center to close. they say that concord medical spine and pain center could not confirm that equipment was properly sterilized and that they did not meet equipment accreditations. and there is no charge of disease being transmitted but are urging patients to talk to
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their health care provider fz they have been to this location. adam joseph is joining us now. has the record fallen today? >> in philadelphia and basically every city in the viewing area, two days in a row with area wide summer warmth as we take a look at area wide temperatures, 81 our record one of the warmest spots in the country today, 64 in bismark, cooler to the north and west and still above average and there is a change coming in and it will feel drastic to us but it will remain above normal. as we look at lake wall enpack. that is the front coming in from the north 63, with a westerly wind right now at 20 miles per hour. and the clouds will arrive first from the north and south and can you see on double scan live radar some rain to the north and west near detroit and cincinnati and buffalo. that comes through tonight and
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all the heavy rain, the flooding rains in the deep south remain to the south and not push into our area. we'll talk about the change in wind direction tomorrow and chat about the upcoming weekend in just a bit. >> thank you. law enforcement from all over salem county converged on salem community college for active shooter training, it centered around a mock shooting around that school. organizers had local high school students and faculty pretend to be injured and officers practiced giving emergency medical attention. now to a consumer alert with anyone with frozen meals sitting in their freezer, nestles is recalling those boxes meals. rick williams is live with more on this story. >> the recall affects effect from frozen laz to frozen
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pizza. we'll tell you what to look for and what meals to throw away. also, coming up tonight with the early arrival of warm weather, some may be thinking about the winter weight they have packed on. coming up ali gorman tells you how to use your lunch to help lose the extra pounds. those stories and more when we see you at 5:00. >> all right see you later rick. thank you. from buzz lightyear to nemo this is how some of the best loved characters come to life, we got a sneak peek of the science behind pixar, the 14,000 foot display goes into pixar movies show how science and math comes together to create these characters. pixar is owned by disney, which is the parent company of 6 abc.
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>> looks like a cool exhibit. new video is giving us a clearer picture of just how bad the flooding is in the south, we have the latest on evacuations straight ahead. a new workout is going viral across the country and started in camden county, see if you can complete the cha cha plank challenge ahead in big talkers. >> sounds fun. meteorologist, adam joseph will be back with the full forecast from accuweather.
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new video from a drone is showing the extent of flooding in louisiana. can you see the high waters that forced thousands of people out of their houses this morning. now the flooding that has inundated entire neighborhoods started with another round of heavy rain this morning. people are temporarily living at red cross shelters and the national guard is called in to
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save people from their houses. and the heavy rain is blamed on three deaths so far. nancy reagan's body is laying in repose at the ronald reagan presidential library in california. a private funeral will be held tomorrow. reagan's two children, patty davis and ronald prescott reagan will speak at the service. and tomorrow's new episode of general hospital may be partially preempted because of mrs. reagan's funeral. the new episode will be seen on monday and an encore ep today will run tomorrow. and a moment captured at a fast food counter in north carolina. a young woman who is deaf ordered for herself for the very first time all thanks to a cashier at chick-fil-a that new sign language. >> her parents heard about
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taylor, the high school senior and cashier who made her little girl's dream come true. cynthia was over the moon, a simple order of chicken nugget offering hope for a world of silence. >> it makes thing a bit easier for them. their lives are difficult enough. >> could not love this more. the cashier says she has deaf family members and learned to sign as a child. >> and now a big collective aw -- it's a video from marine humane society in california, it's melting hearts all over. a scared mama dog is reunited with her puppies. rewinding here yesterday, the frightened dog was surrendered
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to them and they realized she just had puppies, after lots of work they found the person that surrendered the mama to sounder her puppies. lots of tears and joy around for the reunion. cora the mom and her downton abbey inspired puppies will be up for adoption in a few weeks. finally, slide to the right and check out the workout sensation from south jersey that is sweeping the internet. >> one hop this time -- >> it gets tricky there with the cha cha. they call it cha cha plank. you do the whole line dance from the cha cha slide while planking
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on hands and feet. it has 20 million views and counting and is a personal trainer in berlin and challenging people to give it a try and post their cha cha plank video on his facebook page. the song is 3:00 minutes long, do what you can and build on it every day. i don't think i could get past the first move that is the clap. >> we should give it a try. >> a 3:00 plank it hard to do. we'll record it and see how it goes. lets get a check of the roads right now. matt pellman is here. >> cha cha to the right if you are traveling on the schuylkill westbound, because in the left lane there say broken down vehicle. get to the right past passyunk and expect a lot of traffic on the schuylkill westbound approaching university avenue. and a bit farther west, the accident by 30th street has
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cleared out and it's been a mess the rest of the day and at mid-day we had construction and jams continue westbound past passyunk and past the schuylkill route 1, the roosevelt boulevard is locked up. and the vehicle fire over the last half hour is off to the side. a little better but still a stand still on 76. delays persist with reports of a crash and lanes are open but a 5 minute delay on the northbound travel time. a bunch of issues in the landsdale area, a crash along 7th street and broad along maine and a vehicle fire at north wales road and a set of downed wires in point pleasant pike. stick with bradshaw to get around that and the tacony palmyra bridge just came down after opening for a southbound
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ship. the traffic should be moving again any minute. we'll check it again coming up in the 5:00 hour. >> all right see you soon. thank you very much, adam joseph is standing by with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast next. 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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all right so our flirtation with summer ends today. but we are not going back to where we came from. >> no temperatures slide back but we are not going anywhere back to normal. it's a decent seven-day forecast. as we look at the acts cam at the shore. wonder if they were playing hooky. they are enjoying it and sea grass is blowing around and the sun felt good but chilly compared to inland locations with highs upper 50s to 60 at
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your favorite shore town. changes are moving in from the north and the clouds are beginning to build from the north to the south, you see a few sprinkles south of pottsville and the front slides through the overnight hours tonight and prior to that another day of records. record in philadelphia of 81 degrees and wilmington 80 the same for atlantic city. and trenton 80 degrees and lehigh valley and allentown 79 degrees. we are skipping over spring and feeling like summer, the spring flowers beginning to pop especially the crocuses and i was out with my son and i saw the crocuses and he said yes, perfect form no bend in the knee, nose to the ground and dimples there, we had a great time. wish we could sit back and smell the flowers and enjoy this weather. 80 in trenton, 77 in allentown and reading and lancaster along
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the shore much cooler 61 beach haven and cape may 64 degrees, satellite and radar, there are the showers to the north and it's a slow progression as they sink down to the south all the heavy rain in the tennessee and ohio valley remains to the south and the clouds quickly build here this evening, stays mild overnight with temperatures of 60 in philadelphia, and showers coming in between 11:00 and 3:00 a.m. midnight a few light showers and dry and mild for much of the area. 3:00 in the morning, you see the showers to the north and west and once the showers get going, the temperatures drop into the 50s and 66 in millville at 3:00 a.m. and all the rain is gone and the sunshine returns from the north to the south and bright sun tomorrow and a strong wind from the northern and the temperatures are a whole lot cooler and still above normal. if you are wondering where we go, as we go deeper into the month of march, this is the 8 to
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14 day outlook, below average temperatures in the rockies but for the eastern half of the county above normal temperatures. we'll continue to ride this warm train. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast it's breezy and cool tomorrow and again can't say that is cold, 56 when the normal is 50 this time of year, clouds build on sunday after we turn the clocks ahead this weekend, 64 and late showers and kind of a rainy, coolish day and 58 degrees, early showers tuesday gives way to sun in the afternoon and turns warmer as we head towards st. patrick's day upper 60s to near 70 degrees. the normal is 50. >> wow we are above that thank you adam. >> the luck of the irish. there you go. >> next on "action news"
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a stroller for your child is essentia essential. here is nydia han with help to find one. >> consumer reports just tested 19 of the latest strollers. this may look like a luxury vehicle and it is for a baby. the price tag $1300. these new strollers are sure to stand out with high end finishes like gleaming metal and designer fabrics they have price tags to match. lucky for us consumer reports explains that style isn't everything. >> you can find a good stroller and good looking stroller at almost every price point. >> consumer reports tests every
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stroller for safety, maneuverability and ease of use. some are a better value like a chico stroller with or without the stroller seat in place and then accommodates a toddler of up to 50 pounds. >> it self stands and makes it easy to store and it doesn't tip over. it's a consumer reports best buy at $230. if your child is a little older you may appreciate the convenience of an umbrella stroller. >> this is the summer infant desire, it's light weight and nimble and has a large canopy or umbrella that will keep the sun and wind out of your child's face and you can get a good nap in. >> folding is simple and you can carry it with one hand, a best buy at 1$100. check out the 3-d light it lacks
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the canopy but is only $80 without the canopy. no matter which stroller you use your child should be fully buckled in at all times. i'm nydia han, channel 6 "action news." and finally a woman did what she thought was a simple good deed sees her kindness comes full circle. she was in line when the man behind her could not find his wallet. fast forward to this week, the man repaid that favor in a big way. he did a little investigating and gave a big donation to the cancer foundation where she works. >> just by my first name and the t-shirt i was wearing. >> he donated how much? >> $10,000. if you are able to do a small gesture for someone just do it, it can make a world of difference.
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the donor will stay anonymous and all the money helps with treatment and prescriptions and transportation for patients undergoing cancer treatment. >> quite the pay back for a $7 bill. that is it for "action news" at 4:00. for brian taff, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm sharrie williams. join us for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. now monica malpass and rick williams are here with a look ahead. >> coming up next on "action news" at 5:00, a bucks county man is facing serious charges accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. plus -- >> a philadelphia row home collapses not once but twice, coming up the harrowing escape from the people that live inside and why they never flagged the property to begin with.
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>> it's a gop showdown before a crucial set of primaries, we'll have more on the race for the white house. next at 5:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass.
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this is 20-year-old calvin bridges, tonight he is behind bars accuses of sexual assaulting a 14-year-old girl. according to police he met his victim at the mall and lured the victim again over social media. the big story on "action news" is the sexual assault investigation in bucks county. gray hall is live in bensalem tonight with all the details. >> reporter: rick and monica, police say that this crime is beyond upsetting and tonight all thanks to good detective work an alleged sexual predator is off the streets. >> 21-year-old calvin bridges is accused of a crime that would make parents cringe. they say that he lured a 14-year-old into the woods by neshaminy mall and sexually assaulted her. >> he did not have much to
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say -- >> i don't know what to say -- you are overwhelming me right now. >> how are we overwhelming you, she was a 14-year-old girl. >> it started in february when bridges met her at the mall. they exchanged information and he talked to her on social media. >> he meets her in the mall and begins conversation and then goes home and makes contact with her on facebook. >> they agree at the mall on march 6th and that is when bridges took the teenager into a wooded area behind the plaza and sexually attacked her. >> hopefully he will not attack her in bucks county or philadelphia. >> back out live, police tell us this is an ongoing investigation, they stress they believe there is more victims out there. they are urging anyone that knows the suspect or has can


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