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with x1 from xfinity. "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara
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bloomquist is off and in the news, an investigation is underway after five people were shot in trenton, new jersey, and mourners are gathering to say good-bye to former first lady, nancy reagan, and time is run ougt to avoid a popular new jersey transit strike. but could both sides reach a compromise today. and the big story is a police investigation into a septa bus stop. witnesses watched as a woman was forced into a car and now the woman says she was not abducted. katherine scott is following the story all morning long and is live now at northeast detectives with the very latest. >> reporter: rick, and what actually did happen overnight on that septa bus remains under investigation, police say that a woman came to northeast detectives, she told them she was the woman in question but was not abducted as reported.
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>> police poured over video from septa bus station, septa told police that the woman boarded the bus at 1:45 this morning. the driver was on roosevelt boulevard when he noticed a silver car following him trying to get him to pull over. while stopped at a red light, police say that the man got out of his car and punched the glass smashing it and shouted at the woman to get off the bus but when the light changed it kept going. witnesses said it appeared he knew the woman. >> she said he is crazy but never said his name. >> when the bus pulled over the woman asked to get out and he met her at the front door and when the doors open police say that the man pulled her off the bus and punched her twice in the head and dragged her to the
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vehicle and threw her by her pants in the backseat. the car had delaware tags but when they were ran nothing came up. she came to police this morning to tell them she was in fact not abducted. but riders were shocked hear how bold this man was. >> it's surprising, septa is a public place. for someone to atonight to do that. >> reporter: even if it turns out that the woman was not abducted he can face charges including assault and this remains under investigation and it's unclear if police have anyone in custody. >> thank you katherine. in other news, police are investigating after a body was found inside a vehicle at crozier medical center. we are told that the hospital is operating normally as the investigation continues. five people are recovering after police say an argument led
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to gun fire, the situation happened on oliver avenue in trenton, a number of people gathered outside as a group of women were arguing and then a dark colored sedan pulled up and a man got out and fired with a semi automatic weapon. the man got back in the car and fired and then sped off. all five victims are expected to recover. on the weather front cooler temperatures are back for your friday after several days of record breaking warmth, as we look live at the jersey shore a pretty picture from cape may, meteorologist, melissa magee, is at the big board. not a bad weekend overall. >> reporter: it's not rick, yesterday we had a high of 82 in philadelphia, well above the norm but now numbers are still above average, keep in mind that average this time of year is 51 in philadelphia. 56 in allentown and 53 up in the poconos and along the coast in
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cape may 55, and upper 60s in beach haven. look at the 24 temperature training with the northerly wind moving on through, it's 13 degrees cooler in philadelphia than yesterday, and 19 degrees cooler for the poconos and allentown and beach haven, 14 degrees cooler than just 24 hours ago. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have a frontal boundary that moved through and it triggered a couple of showers and all of that moisture is pushing offshore and with the northwesterly winds we'll scour out the cloud cover through the afternoon and a few breaks of sunshine on the way. for the afternoon and evening commute, 4:00 the mostly cloudy and a couple of breaks of sun at 64 and down to 62 at 5:00 this evening, and 61 at 6:00 p.m. and mostly clear and dropping down to 58 at 8:00 p.m. it's cooler but still a good 15 degrees above average by day's
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end and quiet into the weekend, we'll go over the details in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you melissa. in california mourners are gathering to remember former first lady, nancy reagan. she passed away sunday at at age of 94 s she will be laid to rest next to her husband at the presidential library. brandi hitt is live with more. >> reporter: hi there rick, you can see the activity behind me as the guests begin to arrive for nancy reagan's funeral here, it was 12 years ago that the nation mourned her husband's death and now world leaders and celebrities are gathering once more, but to honor her. in love and inseparable. journalist ronald sandleer captured these photos during their love affair. >> they were touchy and feely,
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whether it was a car or bus or airplane, they always sat side by side. >> and now they will be reunited once again now that the former first lady will be laid to request and her request to be as close to her ronny as possible. >> first lady michelle obama, and hillary clinton and george w. and laura bush and tom celek and angelica houston and gary sinise and john stamos, and even mr. t. who became close with mrs. reagan during her just say no campaign. >> what should you do when someone offers you drugs? >> just say no. >> it that was strength that had people lining up to pay their
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respects this week. >> she meant a lot and i have seen her do wonderful things to the community. >> she meant a lot to so many people here and nancy reagan planned every detail of her fewral from the flowers to the music, she wanted the service to be short, sweet be memorable. brandi hitt, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. and coverage of nancy reagan's funeral begins at 2:00 this afternoon here on 6 abc, we'll also stream the funeral service on a programming note, the new episode of general hospital will air monday at its regular time. time to talk politics in the race for the white house, republican frontrunner, donald trump, has a new supporter. former candidate, ben carson, endorsed trump this morning after a relatively civil republican debate in florida last night. trump put aside it's insults and
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interrupter and tried to play the role of unifier. >> the establish or whatever should embrace what is happening. we have millions of extra people join and we are going to beat the democrats. >> trump was challenged on his controversial comments on muslims and that it's alienating our muslim allies. and john kasich said regimes like the chinese government should not be praised back here authorities in berks county says the death of a baby is now a homicide investigation. anthony denazo was found dead and ruled to be poisoning and starvation. no charges are filed but police are calling it an on going investigation. the man wanted in connection with connection of the death of a woman is found in the
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dominican republic. her body was found burned and bound near a set of train tracks south of boston last november. they believe that he had something to do with his son's suicide death and her murder was an act of retaliation. a service will be held for the former miss new jersey that died in a car accident last month. it will be at the ocean city tabernacle. organized by the miss new jersey education foundation, she died after a crash on route 55 in pitsgrove township. despite negotiations this week there is no no resolution for new jersey transit. they are trying to avoid a walk-off at 12:01 on sunday and the tone is positive but have not reached an agreement on
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wages and health care costs. an event in wilmington aims to fight systemic -- in they are meeting to talk solutions. this summer about 50 employees claimed forward claiming workpla workplace discrimination in some delaware agencies. coming up hulk hogan is talking about his $100 million sex tape lawsuit against the website hawker. those stories and more when we come right back. i drive a golf ball.
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sandusky is no more. he founded the second mile to help disadvantaged children and the attorney for the foundation says that his conviction for molesting young boys some who he met through the foundation made it impossible to continue with it. the remaining assets will be turned over to the attorney general's office. the attorney trial of hulk hogan versus the popular website hawker. and attorneys for hawker will begin their case this afternoon. hogan is suing hawker for $20 million for publishing a sex tape of him and the wife of a radio personality. >> so many people understand the case now it's really people finally understand why we are here. >> hawk ee eer argues it was a
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legitimate scoop because hogan talked about his sex life in the past. and why crispy french fries can cause cancer. and the ingredients discovered in laundry determant that could irritate your skin.
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new iphone with a 4 inch touch screen smaller than the iphone 6 this comes as apple and the fbi continue to fight privacy. they filed a new brief following an order in california ordering apple to open the iphone of a suspected terrorist. taco bell unveiled a $1 breakfast menu and introduces an egg and sausage flat bread and quesadilla bowl. a warning today about how you cook your food. the fda says don't burn your food especially potatoes because it could be dangerous, they say it's found in starchy food like potatoes and grains when put to high temperatures.
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they can counter that by eating a well balanced diet. and a company is disputing that their laundry t is using a known irritant. the popular company is marketed by jessica alba. the company stands by its product calling it effective. well, the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight begin agent 4:00. here alicia vitarelli live with a preview. >> happy friday rick. coming up today at 4:00, it's something that every parent needs and so many people are struggling to pay for this every day item. it's diapers. today the white house has a new plan to make diapers more affordable for millions of america, we'll tell you how it will work and who is coming
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gaining the upper hand in washington, while paychecks don't go far enough. if you work hard, your paycheck should show it; you earned social security - it should be there when you retire. and you shouldn't have to go broke to afford college. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message because it's your turn. and just a reminder, philadelphia is celebrating st. patrick's day early on sunday. the parade will march down the ben franklin parkway, wear your green. and this is the last weekend to enjoy the philadelphia flower show, this year's theme is to
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explore america, it celebrates the u.s. parks service. not a bad way to spend the weekend. >> it's very nice inside and if you head outdoors, there is nice conditions, cooler than the last couple of days but still very nice. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan no issues with precipitation and we dry out after a couple of showers and sprinkles this morning we'll show you the picture outside. sky 6 hd looking at the center city skyline on this friday afternoon. breaks of blue and peeks of sunshine returning across the delaware and lehigh valley valley, it's 65 already in philadelphia. we are above average by 14 degrees, it's not as warm of a day as yesterday. we had a record high of 82 but 60s are not bad as we close out the work week. the pressure is 30.14 and on the rise and the wins are out of the
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north at 14 miles per hour making it a touch cooler across the region. 65 in the city and 70 in wilmington and 76 in allentown and upper 60s for millville and atlantic city. you look at the wind speeds, they are ustained to 8 miles per hour in dover to as high as 14 in philadelphia and 16 in the poconos but the wind direction coming in from a north-northwesterly direction and it helps to remove the clouds we had earlier today and brings in slightly cooler air from what we are used to the last couple of days. here is satellite 6 along with action radar showing a front sagging to the south and east and we have breaks in the clouds as we speak and more in the way of sunshine and clearing later on tonight. the call from accuweather this afternoon, sunshine and clouds and breezy and cooler, the northwesterly wind with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour, but maxing out at 66 in philadelphia
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and tonight it starts to clear on out, chilly in philadelphia dropping to 42 with the northerly winds 15 to 20 miles per hour. it's about improving conditions through the weekend. number as long the 95 corridor, 41 in philadelphia and 39 in reading and 40 in the poconos and 46 in wildwood but as we go throughout the afternoon tomorrow, 3:30 in the afternoon already 62 in philadelphia, and temperatures max out middle to lower 60s in the region and more improvement into sunday as well. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast breezy and cooler today up to 66 degrees, sunshine and clouds, sharing the sky, and sunset by the way today is at 6:04. a good amount of daylight is on the way. partly cloudy on sunday high of 64 degrees, a reminder to string forward saturday night. we gain an extra hour of die light and more clouds in the
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afternoon and 66 degrees. really overnight sunday into monday we'll track showers becoming steadier overnight and monday periods of rain developing, high of 59, tuesday breezy and milder and back up into the 60s, 69 on wednesday and 66 for st. patrick's day and high temperature of 66, not a bad weekend and 9 days until the beginning of spring. >> thank you melissa. a south carolina man reeled in a 29 pound great white shark, after a few showers he had to call for help because he was too exhausted. the fish mer and was able to tag the shark and then he set it free. coming up it's not something every parents are doing but a study says they should be asking them if it's okay to post a photo of them on social media. and the main line is helping
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women reach success in their career and family lives. those stories and more when we come right back.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues. hello again sara is off and here are the stories we are following at 12:30 now. talks have resumed for new
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jersey transit and its workers. there is hope a deal can be reached today. a forest fire continues to burn in south jersey, and we have an update on how many acres have been scorched so far. now it's details, more that be 4,000 rail workers with new jersey transit could go on strike this weekend if they don't agree on a new contract. union leaders are continuing negotiations at this hour. lets go live to new jersey correspondent, nora muchanic, outside with the latest. >> reporter: hi there rick. new jersey transit is the nation's third largest rail line. it would cause chaos if they went on strike for those that use it to go to work every day. that is on the mind of the commuters this morning. >> new jersey transit customers are w


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