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sends one person to the hospital. this morning investigators are calling it suspicious. plus, two local teams advance in the ncaa tournament and one of the games came down to one tenth of a second. those stories, but first the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers. we're talking possible snow tomorrow? >> reporter: we have good news, everything is calming down a bit and shifting out to sea which means lower snowfall totals. in the meantime, the clouds increase as we controversy look the center city skyline. they will lower and thicken throughout the day. the first of two pieces to the overall storm system this weekend swings through this afternoon, it produces rain showers across the area. temperatures wise wise you can see how mild the numbers are. they are mild for snow this late in the season. 41 in millville. cape may, 42. atlantic city, 40 degrees. here's the first part of this
overall storm system. the first piece of energy riding along the mason dixon lines. you can see the snow breaking out across the upper portions of the appalachian states. it runs into the mild air and produces rain showers. 9:00 a.m. we're cloudy at this point now. 42 degrees in philadelphia. 11:00 a.m., cloudy skies, 44. 1:00 p.m., 46 degrees, at that point expect to see showers south of the city. 3:00 p.m., same thing, 44, 5:00 p.m., 43. mostly cloudy skies, that's the call from accuweather. rain showers possible during the afternoon. high temperatures top out at 46 degrees. getting back to the coastal storm we're monitoring tomorrow. it appears it has shifted farther out to sea. we'll have lower snowfall totals we'll have a huge warm up in the seven-day forecast. two highrise buildings were
reduced to rubble. you saw the implosion live on "action news." trish hartman was there when the buildings came down. at one point you had a mask on, tell us what it is like down there. >> reporter: it was intense once the buildings came down, the dust rolled in quickly. the dust settled and the cleanup begins. crews are working to clear debris and dust from the roads and reopening the roads that were closed this morning because of the implosion. the highrise buildings were behind me and just before 7:30 a.m. they came crashing down. [explosion sound]. >> reporter: it only took two seconds for the 18 story buildings to come down shaking the ground where we are standing. housing authority said the whole thing went off without a hitch.
they were emptied last year. they were relocated they will have prior to -- priority if they want to move back into the homes. one woman said she can't wait to move back and pha officials are happy to hear that. we caught the edged of it -- the ending of it, and there's nothing we can do about it, we will come back. folks who live in the properties they are in, they don't own them. that will change. folks need to have a stake in the community in order for its vitality. >> reporter: low cost housing be will be built, a mix of rental and ownership units they will begin building in september. crews are working to clear the area, folks say -- officials say
folks should be able to return to their homes by early afternoon. trish tresh channel 6 "action news." thanks for the update. the time 9:04. new this morning, a person is in the hospital after a suspicious fire in philadelphia's kensington section. this happened around 2:00 p.m. at a beauty salon on the 3000 block of kensington avenue. crews arrived to find smoke pouring from the salon. the building houses apartments on the upper floors. crews took a person to the hospital for smoke inhalation. he is in stable condition. the fire is being called suspicious. in delaware county a two-alarm fire damaged a day care and a church. the action cam was on the scene on the 100 block of ridge avenue in he darby. the fire started at creative minds learning center. it's attached to a church. the church had shock and water
damage. no word on what caused the fire. two cars crashed causing serious injuries on the schuylkill expressway in the westbound lanes between university avenue and south street. two plain clothes police officers passed one of the cars involved in it, and helped the two victims and doused an engine fire until state police and firefighters arrived on the scene. developing now in russia, crews have recovered flight recorder from a plane that went down killing all six 2 people on board. video shot near the airport appears to show a fireball in a blast believed to be the crash. thched -- this happened while the fly dubai airline was trying to land in strong wind. most of the passengers were russian. four children are among the dead. this morning the top suspect in the deadly attacks in
paris is out of the hospital. salah abdeslam faces questioning, he was arrested in belgium. we have more from brussels. >> reporter: gunshots rang out as heavily armed s.w.a.t teams moved in. after four months on the run, one of the most wanted men in the world finally cornered on a quiet brussels street. the man in the hooded sweatshirt believed to be salah abdeslam dragged to a waiting police car seeming to limp after being shot in the leg. he is a called 8th attacker the only survivor of the deadly attack that left 130 dead across paris. the french citizen grew up in belgium, a childhood friend of the paris mastermind. he drove the car carrying the suicide bombers to the soccer
stadium. he rented the car that dropped off the isis attackers at the a bataclan theater where the eagles of death metal were performing. authorities salah abdeslam planned on carrying out another i tack that night and got cold feet. when they stopped at a french gas station, surveillance cameras snapped this image. the three were stopped, but allowed to pass into belgium. his family claimed they didn't know where he was and under him to turn himself in. authorities conducted more than 100 raise and argue 58 people. -- arresting 58 people. meanwhile, salah abdeslam said he feels trying to get to syria, worried his supporters in syria were unhappy he didn't detonate his suicide belt. a break in the case, this raid
turned into a shootout, one man killed by a sniper. two men escaping, one may have been salah abdeslam who jumped out the back window. inside a cash of weapons and fingerprints and isis flags. 72 hours later they had their man. we turn to the race for 2016. protesters clashed with a pro trump crowd after he gave a speech in utah. police in riot gear blocked the entrance to the salt lake city building. demonstrators were trying to get inside starting screaming matches with trump supports who did not get into the rally. if you saw st. joe's game, it came down to a 1/10.
the points don't count, st. joe's wins it, 78-76. in a small way i wish it hadn't ended like that, i wish it had ended with isaiah making the three and us getting a stop b you at least from what i could see it was at right call. villanova cruised to a victory against unc asheville. it was a buzzer beater for the owls they lose by a bucket in overtime. ducis rogers has highlights later in sports. 9:09. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. a tennessee mother under fire and under investigation after sharing this picture of her kids bound with duct tape. is your humidifier making you sick. could be bacteria and mold could
forecast. spring starts tomorrow and you're caulking about the "s" word, snow. >> reporter: let's get you outside. we've toned things down overnight. the computer guide is suggesting the storm will track out to sea, which is good for us, we had three months where we could have picked it up and mother nature refused to throw it our way. now it's spring and we don't want to see it. there's a beautiful shot overlooking the ben franklin bridge. we have cloudy conditions and rain off to the southwest. double scan live showing the showers beginning to approach around the baltimore and washington, d.c. metro area south of dover shifting east at 15 to 20 miles per hour. you'll see cooler temperatures to the south saturday all the cloud cover and scattered showers. you get into the lehigh valley you're topping out around 47 or 48. millville or cape may are 44, 45. big difference where you have
the thicker clouds. 43, pressure is rising. winds have shifted off the ocean at 9 miles per hour and ushering in the milder rare. millville, 40. upper 30s, north and west. double scan live, we're watching two areas of low pressure one in the north across the ohio valley. the other one down to the south. this is the one that becomes the coastal storm. the problem is what the forecast guidance is showing now, these systems never american until it goes out to sea. it becomes a colossal storm and affects the canadian maritimes. we thought it was going to merge here off the coast of carolinas and that would be a moderate snowfall for us. if that process happens a little farther out to sea, thanks to the high pressure knocking everything to the east. we're not expecting much in the way of snow. future tracker 6, cloudy
conditions, light rain south of philadelphia. later this evening, couple of wet snowflakes try to mix in, but most of it is light rain. overnight tonight we get a lull in the action, it becomes quiet. first thing tomorrow morning, clouds increase and we see scattered rain and snow showers develop throughout the day. key points with the storm system it trends to the east, farther out to sea. we lowered the snowfall totals. the freezing mark is 32 we're forecasting 39. snowfall totals we have one to two incheses on grassy surfaces the i-95 corridor. a coating to the an inch across cumberland and cape may counties in south jersey and kent county in delaware.
afternoon showers possible, 46 degrees. winds are light out of the northeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight tonight the rain and wet snow develops well after midnight. closer to dawn, actually. 30 for the suburbs, 33 for center city overnight tonight. if that out to sea track continues on the forecast model this morning we may have to nix this altogether and not worry about any accumulation. monday chilly, 48 degrees. tuesday, 53. 66 wednesday, thursday and friday it will feel like summer again with high temperatures topping out in the 70s. thursday, 72 and friday, 73 degrees. so, again, good news in the weather department. let's hope the trend continues, the trend is our friend. thank you so much. like to remind you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at our website 6abc.com/weather. new at 9:00 a.m., cruel
joke or not, a tennessee woman could be in big trouble for posting a social media picture that many find to be disturbing. the user's feed includes this picture of two children with their mouths bound with duct tape. the caption reads kids for sale, 45% off. i could not breathe, it took my breath away caused extreme emotional distress. that's no joke, i find it offensive. here's the picture we were talking about. the tennessee department of children's services are doing research before investigating the family. the woman's cousin said it was a lesson learned bottom line. the children are safe and they are loved.
secure and less awkward than a password. amazon said the facial recognition system said it would make sure it's the customer and not hackers. the company is not saying when or if the technology will be available. many people have humidifiers, do you know what happens if you don't clean them on a regular basis? >> reporter: the team from a humidifier seen as a way to prevent sore throats and dry sinuses, could it be spreading germs that make you sick. most people don't know how to clean them. i don't know how to clean them. i'm not reaching all the tiny corners. >> reporter: or don't clean them as often as they should. "g.m.a." investigates collecting ten humidifiers from philadelphia families to test
for bacteria and more. almost all admit they don't clean them regularly, some have asthma and allergies. i don't know what you'll find. >> reporter: we dropped the ten humidifiers from 6 different manufacturers at the lab at thomas jefferson hospital. they tested the water and the vapor it emits. all had bacteria in the tank and bacteria that could make families sick. i was surprised by the heavy growth. >> reporter: and in three of the humidifiers, mold. are you ready to see what was growing in there? oh, gross. they found some bacteria, more importantly they found mold in the vapor which mearns the mold is coming out. that's not good, especially
since we have asthma in our house and allergies. >> reporter: mold at this family's hue -- humidifier, as well. mold is cause navel coneggs -- congestion and sore throat. now for the humidifier with the most bacteria. it's screamly -- extremely dirty and could cause phenomena. this is what was growing inside your humidifier. because you're a nurse you know what that means. it means my kids are not safe which is very concerning. >> reporter: experts say you need to clean a humidifier everyday, rinsing the base annie mccormick clean it thoroughly
>> reporter: a range of emotions for our teams in the ncaa tournament will start in brooklyn where nova is a two seed in the south region. nova facing asheville. josh hart. they never trail in the game. up 14 at the break. nova rolls, 86-56. we knew it was going to be a tough game, i know when you finish 30 you think that's the way it's supposed to be. that's the number one three points percentage team in the county. we knew it was going to be a struggle. i think we did a good job at the end of the first half. we are hanging around, we kind of put them away at the end the first half. we went into the game nothing nc asheville is a team that could beat us. we have great respect for them.
>> reporter: temple iowa. the owls come back with -- from a 12 point deficit. he sinks all three free throws to send the game into overtime. temple loses 72-70. iowa faces nova tomorrow. the owls go home. i love these guys, that's the problem, you love them like crazy and now the seniors are gone. it hurts to be honest with you. that's part of the problem of this situation, now the abruptness of the ending is frightening to be honest. flyers a point out of the wild card spot host the penguins, jake borachek cleared to play, but a game time decision. sixers play the thunder last night.
did your -- durant leads 26 points 13 boards. sixers lose it. ryan howard with a grand slam his second straight game with a homer. he has five rbis, the phillies win 15-12. union home opener is tomorrow against new england, you can catch the match on 6abc. coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. i'm ducis you have yourself a terrific weekend. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: this is phoenix one of the animals rescued by paw it forward foundation, this week's winner in the "shelter me rescue of the week" contest. you will learn about phoenix and some of his friends on "action news."
center city and police have a suspect in custody. crews are working to stick a broken water main that caused a road to buckle, but first we go outside to meteorologist chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. chris, spring starts tomorrow what's up with the snow forecast. >> reporter: doesn't feel like spring starts tomorrow. it's chilly out here. we have temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s, we have a breeze blowing across city avenue. wilmington checking at 41. millville, 40. dover, 42. upper 30s to the northwest. poconos a chilly 32 degrees this morning. trenton, 38 and atlantic city 40. satellite and radar, showing the clouds quickly increasing now as the first of a two part system begins to swing in from the west. you can see the snows across the appalachians, pittsburgh reporting a snow shower. is an -- shan shannondoah valley
seeing snow showers. this will pull east over the next few hours. we'll zoom into the southern portion of the viewing area. we have green in western portions of kent and new castle county. if you're taking the cape may lewis ferry, you might see showers around the mouth of the delaware bay. showers increase west to east later this afternoon. the day planner looks like, cloudy and chilly. we'll top out at 46 degrees around 1:00 p.m. once the showers begin temperatures will start to fall off. 44 by 3:00 p.m. 43 degrees by 5:00 p.m. in terms of what we are expecting tomorrow, we have lowered the snowfall totals as the latest forecast guidance shifts this out to sea. this is more of a nuisance event. mayben inch to a coating. some areas could see more, but the trend seems to be out to
sea. i'll show you the snowfall map and tell you what to expect in your neighborhood and then we have a warmup in the seven day. that's straight ahead. demolition day in north philadelphia two highrise buildings were reduced to rubble this morning the implosion makes room for new housing, "action news" reporter, trish hartman has been at the scene all morning long, trish we saw the dust consume the area, how the things now? >> reporter: the dust has settled. the two 18 story buildings that were behind are gone. crews are blowing dust and debris out of the roads getting ready to open them in a few hours. the highrise buildings were there and in a few seconds they were gone. that was around 7:25 a.m., the 18 story buildings came crashing down.
philadelphia housing authority officials say the implosion went smoothly. no issues reported. a massive dust cloud rolled toward us, dust masks were handed out, and it was very thick and people got out of here quickly. one woman and her grandson moved out in june she is anxious to move back when the housing is complete. while her 16-year-old grand son was more no -- no. it hurt. >> reporter: what did it look like or sound like? it's like my heart was breaking. >> reporter: for this young man this was the only place he ever lived. 1200 new affordable housing units for rental and ownership units will go in place of the
buildings that were torn down today. if you had to leave your home or move your car, crews are working on cleaning up the area right now. you should be able to return home in the early afternoon. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> new skyline in north philadelphia. a water main break caused a road to buckle as the driver was crossing over the street. the tow truck had to remove the suv from north 8th and norris street in north philadelphia. utility crews were working at the intersection friday. pgw are responding to the smell of natural gas in the area of the ruptured road. no homes are being evacuated at this point. philadelphia police are investigating three separate shootings that left a man dead and several others hurt. shots were fired near the intersection of wyoming and rising sun avenue in feltonville. officers found a large crowd running from the parking lot of the rite aid.
a man was lying on the ground with a gunshot injury. he had 30 bags of crack cocaine. they took another man into custody after finding drugs and guns in his car. it is not clear if he is considered a suspect in the shooting. officers responded to a double shooting in north philadelphia. that happened around 11:30 around the 1200 block of west seltzer street. one victim died, the other is in critical condition. another shooting in north philadelphia sent a man to the hospital around 11:15 on the 2900 block of notaries -- north reese street. the victim was found lying near a home in the area. a pennsylvania supreme court justice is recovering after a violent encounter in center city. a homeless man punched kevin
dorkty in the face near 15th and market. septa police arrested the man at broad and girard. police believe he attacked the judge after asking for many. 89:37. two philadelphia schools are warning parents about bedbugs. they were found in grays ferry. the school sent the note home to parents about the discovery. it will conduct an inspection and implement a pest management plan. dobbins high school in north philadelphia will be treated for bedbugs next week. they treated the school monday. district leaders say the building is safe, but some parents and students say the school should be closed until the problem is resolved. much more to come on "action news," an amazing finds in israel, hiker stumbled upon this air coin dating back to the
a hiker in israel discovered a rare 2,000-year-old coin. there's only one like it in the world. the coin shows the face of emperor they are trying to figure out how the coin made it to galilee. two thousand-year-old coin, how much is it worth? a whole lot of money. >> reporter: retiring on a vacation island somewhere, that kind of money. in the weather department we have changes from what we were thinking earlier in the week. looks like the storm will shift toward the east that's the trending now. that means lower snowfall totals. there's the view in cape may, the clouds will lower and thicken and we'll see rain showers develop. double scan live shows we are
clear, but we have moisture to the south around the delaware bay region from cape may to lewis, you see showers around the mouth of the bay. smyrna, route 1 reporting light rain and showers over the delaware bay. temperatures are mild. even if you knock the temperatures down five or of degrees, the numbers aloft are above freezing, as well. 41 in philadelphia. wilmington, 41. upper 30s north and west. trenton, 38. cape may, dover, 42. here's satellite and radar, and what we're watching is two areas of low pressure this elongated low stretching across the ohio valley this morning and then this guy to the south. what will happen this will act as the ciker -- kicker and bump the coastal storm out to sea it's not going to merge together off the coast of the carolinas
producing a moderate snowfall for us. we have to hope the trend continues with the morning run coming in today. future tracker 6 shows a better picture that will happen over the next 48 hours. 2:00 p.m., cloudy skies, a little bit of the light shower activity breaks out west to east. it may try to mix with wet snow in the evening hours. most of it stays in the form of liquid mainly cloudy to the north. overnight tonight, mainly cloudy conditions, no precipitation. sunday we'll see a mixture of rain and snow developing. at this point it looks like rain and snow showers as opposed to a accumulating snow or steady driving rain. tomorrow we have a chance of wet snow and rain mixed in during the day. if we get accumulations it will be on grassy surfaces. all the roads will be wet. snowfall totals we'll go one to
two inches stretching across the i-95 corridor and interior sections of south jersey. to the south, coating to an inch. in the north coating to an inch. everywhere north of the pennsylvania turnpike including the lehigh valley. if the shifting continues to the east we'll take the one to two inch snow amount off the map altogether. now, just the opposite holsdz -- holds true closer to the coast. we'll bump the numbers up again. melissa magee will have the final call on "action news" tonight. the trend is it's moving out to sea that's good news. 45 in millville. allentown, 48. overnight tonight, mixture of rain and wet snow developing closer to dawn. overnight lows in the mid 30s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows we clear out nicely next week. 46 degrees. showers today. 39 tomorrow, rain and wet snow.
brisk and chilly monday, 48. tuesday, 53. wednesday, 66. thursday and friday look gorgeous at this point at least temperature-wise, 72 and 73 degrees. i'm surprised at old man winter. >> reporter: at least he is giving us a break, because he could have as you canner -- sucker punched me. in "shelter me rescue of the week a second life for a dog. she was the mommy of many, many puppies. she was two hours from being euthanized. i adored carl line. once saved she found her comfort zones now she enjoys her
sunglasses and her travels. will he likes to go to the beach. the paws forward foundation started in 2013. we started it for funding for local animal rescues. we started with two or three dogs and ended up saving 33 dogs. they focused on bully breeds. they are trying to find a home for which he chelsea a terrier . she also a good listener. good girl. kallie was found abandoned in camden with no food or water. there's this little beauty who is gaining weight. julius was roughed up in a street fight. he is not a fighter, he is a lover. this is phoenix a terrier
mix, he loves other dogs, all he needs is a home to love him back. if you're interested in phoenix or the other dogs, go to the paw it forward website. tells where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you, we'll be featuring your stories on up coming "shelter me rescue of the week" segments. with phoenix, a very happy puppy, david murphy channel 6 "action news." so glad you stayed with us,
here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware valley he could this weekend. we've been talking about march madness, now there's mall madness. college basketball fans are invited by microsoft to join in the ncaa tournament. you can test your college hoops trivia and have a chance to win two tickets to the east regional game at the wells fargo center. the event is 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the microsoft store. swim spa blowout at the oaks expo center in oaks, montgomery county. it runs from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and tomorrow 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. "healthcheck" at 9:00. schizophrenia affects 1% of the population. it's one of the most misunderstood mental health
issues. experts say the more people that know about it, the better. we have one man's local story. >> reporter: 27-year-old darren is getting help at the horizon house. earlier he said he was working two jobs and everything was going smoothly. did you enjoy it? very much so. >> reporter: he said siegely out of nowhere he started feeling bad energy and hearing voices at times the voice west cruel. i would walk past a bridge they were telling me to jump commit suicide and nobody loves you. >> reporter: he it was diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 24. he had to quit working and get help. it's ashame, because i have a lot of potential and me having my diagnosis it stops me from growing and excelling in life.
>> reporter: dr. arthur evans of philadelphia's department of behavioral health schizophrenia is a collection of disorders. it strikes when people are in the prime of their lives, between 16 and 30. to give you an idea of what it's like, i did a training exercise created by clinical psychologist dr. patricia deegan. she compiled a variety of voices based on on patient experiences. while hearing the voices i'm asked to complete different tasks. i'm going to tell you five words. >> reporter: the most difficult was having a conversation answering people questions. but as distressing as it can be, evans says there's hopefully' he said two-thirds of people with schizophrenia improve with
treatment, medication and therapy. he wants to clear up misconceptions such as people with schizophrenia are dangerous. generally speaking people with sciz friend -- schizophrenia are no more violent than the general population. >> reporter: right now, darren is not hearing voices, medications helps him copy. nationwide there's a lot to improve mental healthcare. he stresses people in the communicate need to get involved. it's not just how great our treatments are, people have to then interact in the community context and if that community context is one in which there is stigma, discrimination it can
undermine great work that happens in treatment. be respectful, everyone deserves respect in life. >> reporter: ali gorman channel 6 "action news." coming up next, meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we're coming right back.
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final check of the forecast. what can we expect? >> reporter: damp and chilly, temperatures in the 40s, cloudy skies showers developing during the day, especially south of the city. mixture of snow and rain tomorrow afternoon. highs near 40. a slushy one to two inches in the purple shade. the trending continues to be out to sea, i have the feeling we won't need the one to two inch
band we'll be talking about a coating. thanks very much. i would like to remind you jack hanna's "wild countdown" is next on channel 6. "action news" continues later tonight. we'll be back tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. here's some of the stories we're following for you, are you feeling stressed out? you may want to pick up a coloring book and crayon. we'll tell you about a local event that supports a nonprofit. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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