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jersey shore home overnight. celebrating irish pride. one of the oldest st. patrick's day parades kicks off in center city this afternoon. chris sowers is here with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. may rain on the parade. >> reporter: may need the rain gear, temperatures will be mild as you get outside. you can see the clouds lowering and thickening. the steadiest rains hold off until well after midnight. we're talking about showers today. the bad news, it's just a few showers, but it's just a few showers and enough to create problems on your sunday afternoon. 52 degrees, this is the normal high for this time of the year. this should be a mild day, 56 in trenton. allentown, 51. dover, 52 and millville, 52. satellite and radar showing the showers are stretching across the northwestern suburbs from just west of trenton out through reading and northward into the
lehigh valley. these will continue to increase from west to east throughout the day. forecast for this afternoon, temperatures climb into the low 60s by 1:00 p.m. we could see scattered showers in the city at that point. 3:00 p.m., 59. 5:00 p.m., we're back down to 57. same thing. the best chance of seeing the showers would be later this afternoon shooting for a high of 62. when i come back in just a few minutes, we have showers in the forecast overnight tonight, swells tomorrow, there are several other days where we could see wet weather, as well. that's straight ahead in the seven-day forecast, i'll time it you will out with future tracker. developing right now, philadelphia police are looking for the attacker who stabbed a 24-year-old man to death near rittenhouse square. the victim was celebrating st. patrick's day with friends. trish hartman is on the scene with the details. trish. >> reporter: well, nydia, police say it happened at the buildings behind me at 18th and rittenhouse, a group of friends were out celebrating st.
patrick's day around 3:00 a.m. when a man approached them. witnesses say the man who was wearing a new jersey devil baseball cap asked the victim if he was a flyers fan and stabbed the victim in the stomach at least once and ran down 19th street. police administered cpr, but the 24-year-old was pronounced at the hospital. we spoke to a woman who was living on rittenhouse square she noticed the commotion and ran over and tried to help the victim before police arrived. everybody was hysterical, it was clear something bad had happened. i put my coat off and put pressure on him, win a couple of minutes the ambulance was there, it was tragic and senseless. now, police say several surveillance cameras captured the incident. they are reviewing the video. if you have any information on the man wearing that new jersey
detective's hat, homicide detective's would like to hear from you. live in hit and rittenhouse con, trish hartman. thank you. in west philadelphia, police say a stray bullet is to blame for killing an 18-year-old girl. they say several men fired shots on the 300 block of north salford street 11:45 p.m. one bullet traveled to the 400 block and struck the girl in the chest. she died at the hospital. police are looking for the shooters. an early-morning fire has displaced a family of three down the shore. the action cam was on the scene 100 block of 45th street around 5:00 a.m. the home's roof collapsed. the mother, father and adult son who live there were not home at the time. they are receiving help from the american red cross. exchange of gunfire on the streets of chester ended with the police captain wounded and
the suspect dead. "action news" reporter jeff chirico has exclusive video of the dramatic day in delaware county. [shouting] >> reporter: in this video obtained excuse -- excuse -- exclusively by "action news" you can hear the officers yelling for the out to get out. a shot is fired through the window. you can hear the exchange of gunfire as the witness ducks for safety. one suspect is dead, one injured and another arrest. the car was stopped because it was believed to be stolen. persons in the vehicle were uncooperative with the police, there was an exchange of gunfire. it is our understanding that someone in the car started shooting at the police, police
returned fire. >> reporter: neighbors bowed their heads in prayer, but soon the crowd became restless and a scuffle broke out. people believe the police fired first. there's a little bit of hatred we have to get past that. >> reporter: you can see an object thrown at police, who peppered sprayed the crowd. many ran from the scene their eyes burning. as the car is towed away, many have questions about what happened questions that can be answered with the video. captain davis has been with the city police force for 25 years. jeff chirico which i will -- channel 6 "action news." coverage of the shooting is at 6abc.com you will yien -- you'll find exclusive video leading up to the shooting. donald trump rally have
been interrupted with recent protests that have turned violent. trump told some protests in missouri they had to leave. this is video of police pepper spraying protesters gathered outside in kansas. most people had gathered peacefully. tuesday the campaign swings through five states with hundreds of delegates. john kasich and marco rubio are hoping to as to which the trump momentum by winning their home states florida and ohio. both candidates hinted they might not support trump if he gets the gop nomination. >> reporter: bernie sanders big upset over hillary clinton in michigan, he has to win by a huge margin to put a dent in her
delegate lead. sanders aids tweeted a photo of him standing behind clinton at a healthcare event in 1993. there's new information about the death of a state trooper. we know that the crash that sean cullen was investigating at the time of his fatalities accident involved a -- at the time of fatal accident involved a popular basketball player, bee juan wagner was driving a car that was rear ended. sean cullen was hit and killed. wagner was drafted in 2002 by the cleveland cavaliers, he was sidelined by injuries a few years ago. family and friends will begin saying goodbye to trooper cullen this afternoon. a public viewing will be held at
saint charles borromeo church in cinnaminson. a funeral mass will follow at noon. trooper cullen will be buried at lake view memorial park. a big community effort is growing in south jersey in support of his family. a long line stretched inside a shop rite in cinnaminson for operation blue ribbon. it began on facebook and took off from there. we have people that are helping to buy their pitching in to buy $5 a bow and making their open bow, because we don't have enough people to make the bows. we're teaching them as they stand on live waiting. now, thousands have been raised so far and there are more events planned to help the family. there's more to come on this sunday morning edition of "action news." it is prom season, we have tips
to help your team look their best without sacrificing on style. people are helping out as good samaritans as flooding threatens the deep south. looking live on sky6 live hd, we're expecting rain this week, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. life's morning multitasking for a growing family,
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sunday morning, neighbors are coming to a rescue in a town that flooded in baton rouge, louisiana. water continues to rise from flooding there. the group of neighbors went home to home looking for more people. the water had risen to the door nobs on some of the homes. governor surveyed the damage in humvee and helicopter. he has requested federal disaster assistance. time for accuweather, we're still warm, but getting wet. >> reporter: you knew the nice weather had to come to an end. what a nice week. let's get you outside, temperatures in the 80s, several record highs and ton of sunshine. things will return where they should be for this time of the year. there's the shot as we look live on sky6 live hd center city skyline looking gray and gloomy at this point now, double scan live is starting to detect a couple of showers here in a line stretching from toms river through philadelphia to reading
and pottstown. let's make a quick zoom here, there's norristown, malvern, pottstown, reading showing a little bit of light rain this morning. everywhere else, north and south of the line picking up clouds clouds and patchy drizzle. 52 degrees, the dewpoint, 42. the pressure is steady. the winds are calm so we don't have a willful to deal with. that will change monday as the winds pick up especially along the coast where we could see gusts 35 to 40 miles per hour. iwill show you that in second. millville, 352. wilmington, 50 and dover, 52 degrees. here's the system we're watching. this is the same storm responsible for the flooding that they picked up in the missouri valley. anywhere from one to two feet of rain fell in a three day span. it's spinning out, it's the leftover from the storm system.
a couple of showers develop later today, turns into a steadier rain overnight tonight into monday. but rainfall totals are in line maybe half inch to three-quarters of an inch. nothing too heavy. cloudy skies, showers developing west of philadelphia. that will be the trend throughout the day. they will increase from west to east. notice how broken apart this is. nothing too heavy here. first thing monday morning things change a little bit, a lot of clouds out there, patchy fog, ponding on roads, showers become heavier. shades of yellow and orange there. tomorrow is a raw, miserable day, chilly. ocean temperatures are still in the low 40s right now that will keep temperatures down into the 50s and 40s throughout the area. rainfall totals anywhere from half inch to a three quarters of an inch this all is said and done. the big concern is for the
shorepoints from lakehurst to wildwood. the winds pick up out of the east 25 to 35 miles per hour. higher guests may develop, as well. 1:00 p.m., high tide in atlantic city. you can see the winds piling the water onshore, gusts as high as 40 miles per hour. coastal flooding could be an issue from wildwood to sandy hook. as far as flooding from rain i don't see anything like that happening. it's just the coastal flooding. showers developing during the afternoon, 62 degrees is the forecasted high, we'll not hit that number for very long. once it starts raining or showering, that number pulls back. 40 overnight tonight breezy. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a nice warmup heading this way. 62 today. 50 degrees, very chilly tomorrow. that 50 happens after midnight. during the day we're holding steady in the mid to upper 40s,
warm tuesday, 62. wednesday, sunny, balmy, 74 degrees. st. patty's day, sunshine to start, clouds by afternoon and shower and 66. the normal is 52. every one of those days, high temperatures above average. 74 is the winner. philadelphia will be bathe in green they will have the annual st. patrick's day with bands and floats. the festivitieses kick off at noon and expected to last until 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. > welcome back you're looking
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we do it because we're family too. everyone, 9:23 sunday morning, kind of a gray and gloomy finish to the weekend. clouds and showers, temperatures 58 to 62 degrees. temperature-wise not bad. one last drop in temperatures around the start of spring. what a week this has been, we had a bermuda high pressure system develop off the coast of the carolinas. that brought tremendous amounts of warm air to the eastern seaboard while the pacific air raced west to east across the
country. it went around. this is very, very warm air. the cold stuff was locked across the pole and the western territories of canada. now the pattern will start to change. around the start of spring we'll see a hiccup in the pattern. we'll see cooler temperatures return. not cold, cooler. this will put temperatures close to freezing north and west of philadelphia. a lot of folks have asked me about the growing season, unless it's a cold, hardy plant don't plant yet. we'll expect to see morning low temperatures below 32 degrees a week from now, for one or two days, after that, plant away. guys. thanks for the update. it is 9:24, 'tis the season for the prom and the and he knows that -- expense that comes with. teens can spend $1,000. there's the dresses, the dance,
flowers, limousine and events before and after the prom. last year that averaged out to $919. teens can trim costs by sharing a limo and taking their own prom pictures. spring and summer bring lots of weddings from drones to social media tieing the knot is getting a modern makeover, chen thorn from our sister station in new york city shows us the trends and marital bliss. if you're able to see your affair from an angle that you've never seen before. >> reporter: drones are the new hottest trends happening in weddings. park avenue studios on long island said he's been to 100 weddings using the drones. i'll have the drones land on the table and the thing will take off and fly away. there's all new things happening
at weddings. >> reporter: then there's people like samantha roberts whowk -- who you can higher to live treat and periscope your wedding. brides spend 14 months planning their wedding, this is day or two they are the star of the show. this makes them the star of their wedding and social media and bridal world that day. >> reporter: you know how it is when you by a car and put a check inside before the reception you have to worry about what you did with the card. well there's a solution. now, people can give cash digitally, it's safer and faster and huge convenience for your guest. >> reporter: the website is called tender, guests pick a card and write a personal note and give money using a credit card. the users get a chance to communicate to the guests about
their financial goals and dreams and things they want to do with the money. >> reporter: it makes you wonder what's next? christian thorn. down in the hole, he calls this the closest thing he ever had to a dyery. ceefer southerland will be at world calf fie live in wilmington. there's much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." meet the new member of the australian police department. we'll tell you how this kangaroo came to be part of the team. remember the 106-year-old woman who danced with the obamas, she has another reason to dance in washington this weekend. those stories, plus
life's sharing a meal. and a kitchen with room for everyone. spend $4000 or more on a new kitchen and get 15% back at the ikea kitchen event. congress voted to label genetically engineered salmon; why not other foods? gmo crops are doused with heavy doses of herbicides the world health organization says probably cause cancer. isn't that reason enough to label? 64 other countries label gmos. why don't american shoppers have the same information? instead, congress might permanently block our right to know. we deserve clear, on-package labeling. tell senators carper and coons to stop the dark act. a night out with friends ends with murder and the random ray tack happened at rittenhouse square. moo -- more protests at the
donald trump campaign event. this morning who they are blaming for the violence. we're tracking rain moving into the delaware and lehigh valley. pack your umbrella before you head out today. meteorologist chris sowers is outside, you've got yours. very good, chris. >> reporter: we don't need it just yet, we have spritzes and sprinkles on city avenue. some areas are picking up showers. let's go over to double scan live. we'll set it in motion, you can see the line north of the pennsylvania turnpike south of 195 in new jersey. some of it is coming down at a good clip. but for the most part it's light activity. malvern reading, pottstown picking up wet weather. same thing with norristown. drifting off to the southeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. it will be cool, but mild compared to seasonal averages. we'll have a spritz or sprinkles and showers here and there.
saint davids. 50. chester, 50. center city, 52. levittown, 55. warrington, 53. quakertown, 52. south jersey seeing cooler numbers where they picked up showers. glassboro, 50 degrees. hockessin, 50. smyrna, 351. agenda beach 53 degrees. lots of clouds expected throughout the day. 57 by 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 61. 3:00 p.m., 59 showers expected by then. by 5:00 p.m., 57 degrees. expect showers throughout the afternoon. speaking of showers we have several chances of wet weather in the seven-day forecast. it's not all gloom and doom. we have temperatures climbing back into the 70s, as well. i'll let you know when that arrives in the seven day when i see you in just a little bit. police are reviewing surveillance video to identify a suspect in the fatal stabbing in
rittenhouse square. the call came in at 18th street near the square there. a group of friends were finishing a night out when they encountered a man who questioned them about the flyers. the man stabbed the 24-year-old victim with the knife. police began cpr and rushed the victim to hanheman hospital where he died. police are looking for a man wearing a new jersey devils cap. are a firefighter was hurt battling a fire in south jersey overnight. you can see the home where the black smoke poured from the home. two people inside made it out safely, thankfully, but it is believed their two dogs died in the fire. a firefighter is being treated for a leg injury after the floor partially collapsed. the fire is under investigation. dramatic video obtained exclusively by "action news" shows a chester police captain
being shot in the line of duty. it happened near the intersection of parker and union street. authorities say police stopped the car because it was believed to be stolen. in the video you can hear the police yell for the suspects to get out of the car. the captain in the white shirt approaches and a shot is fired out the window. persons within the vehicle were uncooperative with the police, there was an exchange of gunfire. it is our understanding that someone from the car began shooting at the police, police returned fire. one suspect in the car was killed. a second is hospitalized in stable condition while a third is in custody. the police captain alan davis was hit twice. he was rushed to crozer-chester medical center where he is in good condition. after the shooting, neighbors gathered at the scene, a scuffle broke out. many say they believe the police opened fire first. officers ended up using pepper entree on the crowd after someone threw an object at them.
we'll hear from the chester mayor in the next half-hour. and turning now to the race for president there was more violence at a donald trump rally. the candidate himself became a target of a protester. here's abc's richard cantu with a look at how it's overshadowing the primaries. >> reporter: donald trump campaigned in kansas saturday night. get 'em out of here. >> reporter: still dogged by hecklers determined to keep him from speaking. we're going to take our country back from these people. >> reporter: earlier in dayton, ohio, the boldest effort yet when a protester charged the stage. trump's secret service detail sprang to his defense as agents overpowered the would be assailant. it was a different story friday
night when trump haters crashed a trump rally bent on disruption. donald trump is not welcome in chicago. >> reporter: trump canceled the rally citing public safety, but the violence spilled into the street. trump blamed bernie sanders supporters. some represented bernie or communist friend. >> reporter: sanders called trump. a candidate who has in fact in many ways encouraged violence. >> reporter: hillary clinton agreed. that is not leadership it is political arson. ascertain trump got no sympathy from fell republicans. on tuesday the campaign trail wind through five states where voters decide who gets hundreds of delegates at stake. marco rubio of florida and governor kasich at ohio both are lagging badly and facing voters in both home states. a new poll shows donald
trump with a commanding lead. 89 poll is at 45%. ted cruz has 23%, while marco rubio and john kasich are tied with over 12%. voters in our area have a months before casting their ballots. primaries in pennsylvania and delaware are not until tuesday april 26. new jersey voters head to the poll on june 7. a man shot in the face managed to drive himself three miles to get help. he drove to the gulf gas station at wynnfield and bryn mawr in overbrook section. police believe she was -- that he was shot during a robbery attempt. he was rushed to penn presbyterian hospital in critical condition. a janitor at philadelphia international airport was arrested for stealing a pilot's
bag. the bag had a gun inside that was left inside a rest room in terminal b. it led to delaying flights for about an hour while they located the gun. the decision was made for the safety of the flying public to make sure no flights took off with a dangerous item on board. >> reporter: that weapon was found inside a janitor supply closet near the restroom. the pilot from a republic airway was authorized to carry the gun. new jersey officials are busy getting out the word that tomorrow morning's commute will not be disrupted by striking transit workers. a tentative deal was struck. that means it's smooth sailing for the five thousand people who use the transit to get to work and school. there will be no fare hikes to cover the cost of the contracts
through 2017. details of the new deal have not been released. a massive construction project that will eventually alter the center city skyline will start to take shape. more than 300 trucks portland tons of cement to create the base of the 1213 walnut street to tower. the large foundations will be of feet deep supporting 20 story highrise with 322 apartments including retail space on the first floor. the apartment buildings expected to be opening by next september. lots of changes. there's much more to come on "action sunday morning editif "action news," a big moment for a woman in north carolina. how a fast food worker took her order by using sign language. a car crashes into a tree in fairmont park. sky6 live hd taking a live look overlooking wilmington, delaware, meteorologist chris
control in new mexico and hit a bus head on. it was all caught on camera. you can see the car cross the median take out a power pole and hit the bus -- i'm sorry, nobody on board the bus was hurt. the driver said he was taking cold medicine and blacked out. in philadelphia, two people were injured when their car smacked into a tree on mlk drive. it happened near the falls bridge in fairmont park. the victims were taken to hanheman hospital for treatment. no word on what caused the accident. let's get you caught up on the forecast as you plan your day with meteorologist chris sowers. i like the combination you have for spring. i wear black i get no love?
[laughter]. i'm kidding. >> reporter: let's see what's going on out there, right now we have mainly cloudy conditions, gray and gloomy, as the frontal systems continue to push closer and closer to the delaware valley, eventually giving way to rain. double scan live showing showers breaking out now. this is nuisance stuff enough to get the pavements wet. steadier rain west of reading. we'll make a quick zoom there. in a line stretching west of reading through pilots and norristown and -- pottstown and norristown and philadelphia. expect to see spritzes and sprinkles north of the pennsylvania turnpike. 52 degrees, that's the normal high for this time of the year. millville, 352. allentown, 51. poconos and reading, 50 degrees. satellite and radar showing quite a bit of moisture still to come out to the west. in time that will begin to overspread the keystone state of new jersey and delaware.
a couple of showers possible today throughout the afternoon hours. steadier rains developing after midnight tonight and tomorrow is a big mess. one of those days you don't want to get off the couch. here's the water vapor shot. we have a couple of low pressure systems one counter clockwise swirl here, one south of chicago and a third north of dallas. all three of these have to pull east and move away from the philadelphia area before we start to clear. that means sometime tuesday afternoon, let's say very late in the day we could see sunshine. from now until then it's cloudy out there. surface maps looks like, high pressure cold high stays to the north. this is all rain. even up here in new england. that's the forecast for today. we get into monday, all this overspreads the area and sits on top of philadelphia with a strong easterly breeze, temperatures probably never get out of the 40s, especially closer to the water here. future tracker 6, 2:00 p.m.,
showers possible. it's almost impossible to try to pinpoint whose going to get -- who's going to get the showers, everybody is fair game even though the model shows it's south and east of the city. everybody has the same chance of seeing a shower this afternoon. overnight tonight, the chance increases as the area of low pressure gets closer and closer to the area. tomorrow morning, leave extra time to get to work and school, there will be ponding on the roads and the rain continues on and off throughout the day monday with the cold easterly breeze running anywhere from 30 to 40 miles per hour. windsy stuffer tore the -- windy stuffer for the shore. trenton, 59. millville, 59. toms river 60. overnight tonight showers transitioning over to a steady period of rain becoming breezy, 45 in philadelphia. millville, 45. allentown, 40. cape may, 47.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, temperatures are chilly tomorrow, this 50 comes after midnight. the temperatures camp out in the mid 40s all day. tuesday, warmer, we're back up to 62. that sun is very late in the day. most of the time it's cloudy. wednesday partly sunny and warm, 74. saint patty's day expect to see sunshine early and clouds and showers by afternoon, 66. friday, 62. saturday, cloudy with rain and 60. there's a two day cold snap where temperatures are in the upper 40s and low 50s for highs right after that. once that pulls through we're done. you can find the seven day forecast and live look at double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. 9:45 it was a battle of the minds in a citywide quiz bowl. teens were quizzed on a wide variety of subjects yesterday. the friends select school took
facebook said there are more than million reports everyday of users violating its policy including allegations of hate speech. they say it's a fine line to separate free speech from hate speech. they will draw the line on those inciting physical violence. a remarkable and unforgettable moment captured at the fast food counter. a woman who was deaf was able to order for herself for the first time. she new sign language. her parents said she was over the moon and felt normal. they said the simple order of chicken nuggets sent he can owes of new hope -- echos of new hope in a world of silence. it's nice to make it easy
for them. their lives are difficult enough. taylor learned to sign as a child because she has deaf family members. you may remember the 106-year-old woman who danced with the obama as at the white house. she celebrated 107 birthday. they threw here a party. a local furniture store gave her a 5,000-dollar makeover with bedroom and dining room furniture. she said she never thought she would live to see a black president in the oval office. we'll be right back. three questions for the us senate:
congress voted to label genetically engineered salmon; why not other foods? gmo crops are doused with heavy doses of herbicides the world health organization says probably cause cancer. isn't that reason enough to label? 64 other countries label gmos. why don't american shoppers have the same information? instead, congress might permanently block our right to know. we deserve clear, on-package labeling. tell senators carper and coons to stop the dark act. has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier.
right now, buy one pair of glasses, and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. you're waking up with "action news" on a sunday morning. sky6 live hd giving you this live look right here of the platt bridge. as you can tell by the picture, it is gray and gloomy. it is controversy cast. meteorologist chris sowers says if you go out, take the umbrella. his forecast later in the newscast. turning to sports, it is selection sunday, local teams will know later today if they are punching a dance card at the ncaa tournament. a nail biter for the flyers down in florida. here's jamie apody with all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning, it is selection sunday. the question not whether villanova would get into the big
dance, after all they are the third best team in the country. their seed not all that might have gone down last night. they went down, too. don't worry, he was okay. nova trailing by 14 in the first half. under a minute to go, chris jenkins breaks the thai. isaiah whitehead gets the ball. one last shot, he lost his footing. nova fall also big east final 69, 67. the cats have to wait and see what the selection committee says later today. temple, yukon, it was the owls that came out flat. they were up early, the temple owls go on to lose, 77-62 with a
win, temple was likely a lock now. they will be in for a nerve racking day today. hawks, st. joe's win 82-79 they are going back to the a-10 finals for the second time in 3 years. let me talk about the flyers. after the game, flyers fans they will be out with high blood pressure. crazy game back and forth all night. the panthers scored twice in a minute and in the third. steve mason, 4-3 lead. the rookie with ice water in his veins would tie it back up with less than two minutes to go. they go to overtime and then they go to shootout, that's never good. mason couldn't stop anybody.
mason 1-5 in shootouts, flyers came away with a point. they are two points behind the penguins for the wild card spot. one of the greatest players of all times, his number four was retired. sixers hosting the piston, he will ton brand loses it and puts it back in. all five piston starts scored 16 or more. they lost 125 to 111. that's sports for the this morning, selection sunday don't forget to tune into "action news" all day long. have a great one. in australia a police station has adopted a new honorary and adorable officer. an orphaned kangaroo is the new edition to the team.
they started looking after joey after his mother was hit by are a truck. they decided to adopt the little guy. joey loves the officer's back. there you go. there's much more to come on "action news" news, new information from the mayor of chester after a policeman was shot weekend. those stories and more, plus, meteorologist chris sowers is back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll be right back.
welcome back it is 10:00 a.m., sunday, march 13. in the news, a random killing in rittenhouse square. this morning the search is on for a man who attacked a 24-year-old enjoying a night out with friends. we're live with the latest on the developing story. one home is gone, a second damage after a fire inside a jersey shore home overnight. but first, we want to begin with breaking news coming out of delaware county. the mayor of chester has scheduled a news conference to give an update on the deadly police-involved shooting that happened yesterday. action cam is live inside chester city hall to speak about
the exchange of gunfire that wounded a captain and killed a suspect. we'll continue to watch this and bring it to you and stream the news conference live on our website as it happens at 6abc.com. the shooting that happened yesterday afternoon in broad daylight on video obtained exclusively by "action news," you can hear police yell for the occupants to get out of the car. always the officer in the white shirt approaches a car door, a shot is fired right out the window. there's a an exchange of gunfire. witnesses duck for safety. when the gunfire stopped one suspect was dead another injured and a third under arrest. captain alan davis was shot twice in the arm and lower part of his body. he is in good condition. police say the car was stopped because it was suspected of being stolen. we're awaiting a news conference to begin at chester city hall. the mayor is about to begin a news conference we'll be streaming it live at 6abc.com
and on our website you'll find the latest information, plus, the exclusive video of the moments leading up to the shooting, as well as a slide show of the investigation. meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. chris, rain is in store today. >> reporter: yeah, next couple of days does not look too good around the delaware and lehigh valleys. the green is overspreading the entire region right now. now the bark is a little bit worse than the by the. a lot of -- worst than the bite, we're picking up rain showers west of reading. some of the activity is steadier than light, but most of it is on the lighter side. we'll zoom into south jersey, route 30, garden state parkway from cape may to atlantic city could be wet. take your time as you travel this afternoon. the showers will increase in coverage thought the day and
intensity overnight tonight into tomorrow. for this afternoon, accuweather says cloudy skies, showers developing during the day, high temperatures topping out around 62 degrees. that will be earlier in the day. once the showers start to develop that's when the temperatures begin to cool down. monday will be the coldest day we'll see in quite sometime. the high is 350 degrees that occurs after midnight. the temperatures camp out in the 40s with a strong easterly breeze. we'll see winds 30 to 40 miles per hour. it's raining all day long. enjoy today, even though it's not a perfect finish to the weekend, it's better than a what we'll see tomorrow. we'll go back to chester where the news conference is about to begin, the mayor talking about the police officer-involved shooting. let's listen in. good morning, and thank you for coming on such short notice
to the press conference. we wanted to give the media and the communities a little bit of an update on an on going investigation. i want to emphasize this is an on going having, there are same things we cannot comments on, because the investigation continues. first of all i want to thank all of you for being here and members of council and solicitor and commissioner and law enforcement team executive team along with the chaplins and others who have come out today to talk about the situation concerning yesterday. first, let me say that captain davis is serious, but stable condition. i want to commend the doctors at
crozer for doing an excellent job of making sure he is comfortable and taking very good care of him. our prayers go out to him and his family. one of the persons within the vehicle they are in critical, but stable condition. our prayers go out to this young man, as well. we also want to -- i want to palls and just give -- pause and give accolades to the great work done by our law enforcement chain. there could have been a volatile situation down in the william penn area of our city, but our police officers did an excellent job in restraint and keeping their calm and making sure that they were able to do their jobs
even in the midst of some hostile situation. i want to commend our law enforcement personnel in particular, deputy commissioner blair, and also chief nolan along with the officers that were down there in the midst of all of that. they practiced some real restraint and professionalism as they dealt with the situation down there in that area. i also want to thank the rest of the law enforcement team commissioner austin, major lee for providing us with information that was needed being at the hospital, talking with the families of the police officers, as well as families of the accused. they were able to provide information to them and be able
to counsel and console other police officers and members of the family that were there at crozer. i want to thank them, once again i believe this is one of the best and more professional law enforcement teams ever assembled and we appreciate them greatly. my prayers go out to the family of the young man, the deceased, i pray are for his mom and his family. i meant to send a message to the young people and the people in the community. as we go through life, period, we have to make good decisions, good decisions, wake up in the morning god has given us something and that is the right and opportunity to make a choice. and we make good choices good things happen. when we make bad choices, bad things happen. so it is my prayer and hope that
we encourage our young people to make good choices. it's not a good choice for young people in this community to have weapons in their hands. it's not a good choice by young people to walk around with illegal guns in their possession. you need been listening to a news conference by the mayor giving an update on the police-involved shooting he believes the officers practiced restraint and professionalism. he has a message to young people that you have to make good decisions, we're continuing to stream the news conference at 6abc.com. you will find the latest information, plus the exclusive video of the moments leading up to the shooting, as well as the slide show of the investigation. now to a developing news, the search is on for a man behind a random attack in rittenhouse square. the 24-year-old victim was stabbed and killed during a night out with friends. trish hartman joins us live from
the scene at 18th and rittenhouse with the details on the investigation. trish you've been working the story, what are you learning about this? >> reporter: well, gray, police are looking for the attacker after a scary night for that group of friends. it happened at 3:00 a.m. at 18th and rittenhouse when a man with a knife approached the group stabbing one of the men in the abdomin. i took off my coat and knelt down next to him, i pulled up his shirt and i saw what was obviously a stab wound, and yeah put my jacket on it. >> reporter: from there the witness said she tried to keep the 24-year-old victim calm until the ambulance arrived. but he was pronounced at hanheman university hospital a short time later. witnesses say the attacker was a man wearing a new jersey devils hat and asked the victim about the philadelphia flyers before stabbing him police say the
suspect fled. several surveillance cameras captured the stabbing. this is very unusual, this is something that doesn't happen in this type of area. this is a relatively safe area, rittenhouse square. >> reporter: so far no arrests have been made, if you have any information built attacker, philadelphia -- about the the attacker, philadelphia police would like to hear from you. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." in west philadelphia, police say a stray bullet is to blame for killing an 18-year-old girl. they say several men fired shots on the 300 block of north salford street at 11:45 and one bullet traveled to the 400 block and struck the girl in the chest. she died at the hospital. police are looking for the shooter. your time 10:09. an early-morning fire has displaced a family of three down the shore. the action cam was at the scene 100 block of 445th street in brigantine around 5:00 a.m.
during the fire, the home's roof collapsed and the flames spread to the neighboring house. the mother, father and adult son who live there were not home at the time, but they are receiving help from the american red cross. to politics, now, more donald trump rallies turned ugly this weekend. get him out. >> trump told some protesters to go home to mommy. some back bernie sanders. take a look at video of police pepper spraying protesters outside the trump rally in kansas. tuesday the campaign swings through five states worth hundreds of delegates, john kasich and marco rubio are hoping to stop the trump momentum by winning the primaries in ohio anne florida. both candidates hinted they might not support trump if he
gets the gop nomination. bernie sanders is hoping to gain momentum in this weekend's primary, but he has to win by huge margins to put a dent in the delegate lead. yesterday clinton and sanders traded barbs over healthcare. clinton asked where sanders was when she was fighting for healthcare as first lady. his headquarters tweeted a picture of sanders behind the first lady in 1994. police say 33-year-old dejuan wagner was driving the car that was rear ended on 295 in west deptford last monday night, trooper sean cullen was hit and killed by another car after responding to the first accident scene.
wagner a camden high school basketball star was drafted by the cleveland cavaliers and sidelined by injuries later. family and friends will say goodbye to sean cullen this afternoon. a public viewing will be held at 2:00 p.m., a second viewing from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00. a funeral mass will follow at noon. trooper cullen will be buried at lake view memorial park. a big effort is growing in south jersey in support of trooper cullen's family. a long line stretched through shop rite. people purchased blue bows and ribbons. it began on facebook and took off from there. we can't make bows fast enough. we have people that are helping to buy, they are pitching in $5 a beau they are making their own bows, we're teaching them as they are standing this line
waiting so they can get their bows and show support for the cullen family. thousands of dollars have been raised so far. there are more events planned to help the family. the time now, 10:13. humans are not the only ones who enjoy rocking. look at this cute little video. >> reporter: fish are swimming in a northern louisiana street as more flooding looms. sky6 live hd live, penns landing, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
look at this here, fish were swimming on a road in north shreveport, louisiana, police officers went door to door to alert people to the possibility of more flooding in the area. 40 homes could be affected by potential flood waters. a national guard spokesperson said it is the most widespread nonhurricane flooding they have ever dealt with. 1,000 soldiers are at work in the louisiana parishes. time for accuweather we'll see wet weather here today and the coming week. >> reporter: there's several chance in the week ahead here. one today and one tomorrow and several other chances after that. let's go live on sky6 live hd
show you what's going on. down in cape may. we have spritzes and sprinkles north ward into avalon and sea isle city. nothing is heavy, just a couple of showers passing by. every now and then we see a blotch of yellow representing something more steadier, but it's generally on the light side. route 55 through millville and vineland. middletown, salem, delaware, new castle county, light stuff passing on by from west to east. we'll see an increase in coverage throughout the late afternoon hours. 57 degrees in allentown. that's not bad. 57 for trenton. philadelphia up to 54. same number for millville. wilmington, 53. the poconos showing a comfortable 52 degrees this morning. sat light and radar, we actually have a few frontal systems that are close by, cold front knocking on the door off to the north. warm front sitting just down here to the south, south of washington, d.c. they will converge on the area over the next 48 hours.
ultimately the warm front will win the battle and temperatures will responds nicely by tuesday and wednesday. tomorrow is a different day, tomorrow they is it on top of us. with the frontal system close by that means an increase in showers and steadier rain. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, cloudy skies, nothing too heavy, rain through the evening hours. at this point the winds shift off the ocean, as well. coastal flooding could be a concern during the time of high tide from the shorepoints to wildwood and atlantic city and seandz hook in money -- sandy hook in monmouth county new jersey. steady to moderate rain visibility reduced. steadiest reign will pull with y with leftover showers and drizzle. future tracker 6 showing the
winds 38 miles per hour in atlantic city. 38 miles per hour around 2:00 p.m. in the atlantic city. again, this is a due east winds, so we're piling it is water onshore, that's usually a good sign there's going to be coastal flooding during the afternoon hours. we'll wait and see what happens. there's no advisories issued by the national weather service. don't park in areas that typically flood. cloudy skies today, showers developing. 62 degrees is the forecasted high. winds shift out of the east at 5 to 10 miles per hour. periods rain overnight tonight, 40 degrees outlying suburbs, 45 for center city. monday is a messy day, cloudy skies, periods of rain, lots of ponding on area roads, allow yourself extra time to get into work. low visibility at times. gusty breezes and possibility of coastline flooding. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, tuesday temperatures rebounds nicely. all of a sudden we're back up in the 60s. 62 degrees. the normal 52.
74 wednesday, wednesday is the nicest day in the weekend ahead. 66 saints patty's day, sunshine early. increasing clouds in the afternoon, that gives way to showers late. friday, partly sunny, 62. saturday, clouds, rain developing late in the day, high of 60. no freezing temperatures and no snow with temperatures in the 60s. i cannot wait for wednesday. happening today, 6 flags great add -- adventure is holding a job fair. the biggest needs are in ride operations and food services. retail sales games, park services, admissions guest relations and lifeguards. 6 flax is planning to -- 6 flags is planning to higher 4,000 employees for the 2016 season.
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reptile world are keeping up with the latest trends. an 80-year-old tortoise at a zoo took a selfie. the doctor was putting a camera in the turtle exhibit because it had the case of the hiccups, curiosity took over and the tortoise got in the picture. >> reporter: check out these panda's playing on the rocking horses. this is so cute. researchers have discovered the cubs have figure out how to play on the toys and love them. they love to rock back and forth. yeah you saw that little guy early trying to to be on two dolphins at once. want to melt some hearts? videos of pandas, that will do it all the time.
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there's something else we should take a look at in terms of how to evaluate people maybe just look at people themselves. we'll get into on inside story. time to look at accuweather. >> reporter: you're looking out the window right now saying it's one of those days. it's better than tomorrow, tomorrow is miserable. enjoy the showers today. 62 degrees, cloudy skies, showers developing throughout the day. 53 tomorrow, that's a morning high. temperatures falling into the mid 40s during afternoon. windchills will make it feel cooler. we warm up nicely, 62 tuesday, 74 wednesday. st. patty's day, a balmy 66. maybe a shower or two, but the average is 52. we'll take it. this week with george stephanopoulos is up next on 6abc. george will address the growing violence at presidential campaign events. here's george with a preview. >> reporter: what will happen
next campaign violence has gone viral that is the question after the ugly ces two days in the -- ugliest two days in the race for the white house. a dark and dramatic turn for politics. it's all coming up on this week. of course "action news" continues at noon here some of the stories we're working on for you. we're learning new information about a traffic stop that led to the shooting of a chester police captain. the latest at noon. also reports she shed new lights on last year's germanwings plane crash. what investigators are saying about the co-pilot. now for chris sowers, gray hall, and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning, we'll see you back here at noon.
starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump rally chaos. as the >> back it up! >> trump, defiant about those clashes. >> i would have been out there fighting, folks. i would have been boom, boom, boom. >> his rivals say trump is to blame. >> donald trump has created a toxic environment. >> responsibility begins and ends at the top. >> with just two days before the crucial winner-take-all primaries, can trump be stopped? all three of his rivals, kasich, rubio, cruz, are here. plus, full analysis from the powerhouse "roundtable," at the most c