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another element from mother nature. sky6 live hd there's the delaware river with the ship going by, grab you're trash cans and put down your umbrellas. heavy wind gusts are coming this afternoon. let's check in with david murphy. >> reporter: if you have time to go out and get errands done, now is it. the rain on the wide view on storm tracker 6 live double scan is departing we have sun working back in and the strong winds won't be building down to the surface until after 2:00 p.m. this afternoon as an upper level feature comes in and helps to mix the atmosphere a little bit. ed wide view on satellite, you can see the break up in the clouds back to the west. dover skies are brightening even in philadelphia, things are getting lighter out there. temperatures are not too bad. cool enough for a jacket. 54 degrees and remember if you're going out now you'll be out and about over the next several hours.
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you'll wants that coat it doesn't feel necessary as you step out the door. once the winds kick around it will feel chiller. 63 in washington we're in between. expecting a high of 66 if we hit it it will be around 3:30 p.m. and 60 by 6:00 p.m. and back in the 50s by 8:00 p.m. and in the low 40s overnight. the winds starting to pick up across the region. in fact we have a wind advisory from 2:00 p.m. to midnight. the wind gusts generally 30 to 40 miles per hour gusts up to 50 miles per hour. this does extend all the way back into the northern and western suburbs. everybody is looking at the wind advisory. when i step back with the full weather a little bit, matt, we'll talk about these winds how long the worst of it is going to be and whether or not we can settle things down over the next several days.
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that's ahead in the seven day from accuweather. stick with 6abc.com/weather, storm tracker 6 live radar and the hourly forecast will help you get through your day and evening. police say a man is under arrest and confessed to three recent armed robberies in upper darby and in each attack a knife was the weapon. "action news" spoke to a victim who helped police take the man into custody. annie mccormick filed this report. >> reporter: superintendent michael chitwood of upper darby police normally cautions people about taking matters into their own handles, but today he is commending two men for saving a family member during a robbery. sultan akbar-abdullah allegedly grabbed the victim and tried -- tried to rob her at knife point. he didn't count her dad and uncle trying to save her. he had flip flops on and
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shorts and shirt he just jumped out. >> reporter: lamy's uncle will did not want to be on camera, but showed us the scratches to the face and stab wound to the shoulder. he held him in the alley until the police arrived. i thank the uncle and father they put themselves in harm's wave they sure survived he is in jail and locked up, not because of the police, but because of them. >> reporter: the superintendent said the suspect confessed to three recent armed robberies, authorities consider him in a suspect in two other armed robberies, too. police believe the crimes would have escalated if he had not stopped. the m-o is the same, woman late at night, knifepoint.
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>> reporter: the suspect has a lengthy criminal past he is expected to be in court next week and in jail on $100,000 bail. reporting in upper darby, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." ten people were displaced overnight when the home caught fire on north 21st street at 11:00 p.m. it started in the basement animal burned into the first floor. flames smoke and water left the home badly damaged. the red cross is helping the family forced out of the home. we should learn about a co-pilot that was detained moments before his philadelphia-bound plane was scheduled to take off. a tsa agent observed the pilot acting oddly and smelling of alcohol. he failed a breathalyzer test. prosecutors are reviewing the case and should release details
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later today. bernie sanders put himself back in the political headlines, scoring three huge wins over clinton. trump and cruz continue to trade barbs in a spat that centers around a tabloid report. lauren lister is live on in washington with the latest turns in the race for the white house. >> reporter: sanders is claiming he can win the nomination, no races on the republican side but plenty of drama over the national inquirer story on rumors that he had infidelities. >> reporter: bernie sanders beating clinton clinton in alaska, washington state and hawaii winning 70% of the contest. our campaign has the momentum. >> reporter: no official comment from clinton her aids hinted he would win the caucuses
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maintaining the results don't change the race going forward. sanders would need to win 73% of the remaining delegates to clinch the nomination, the candidate insisting he can win. i would not deny that we remain the underdogs, but we have come a long long way. >> reporter: on the republican side trump continuing to deny any involvement with the national inquirer story targeting ted cruz. the campaign had nothing to do with it. >> reporter: trump claims he is the victim of personal attacks by cruz after an antitrump super pac released this last week a racing photo of his wife. there's no way the super pac did that without his knowledge. cruz insist he had no part in it. nobody benefits from this in my view, the only person that benefits a little bit is john kasich the governor of ohio who
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is running but way behind. >> reporter: and now, trump is threatening to sue accusing trying to steal delegates trump earned at the polls. in washington, lauren lister, channel 6 "action news." matt. thank you lauren. reminder today is the deadline to register to vote in the pennsylvania prime. primary, in delaware april 2, new voters have until may 17. we have information at 6abc.com. a delaware county native who was killed outside his maryland police station will be laid to rest today. "action news" captured the procession for jacai colson he will be buried during a private ceremony. he was killed by a fellow officer on march 13 in a case of
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mistaken identity. it happened during a shootout outside with a suspect in handleover. handleover -- landover. new jersey honored three of their fallen police officers who would killed in an tack in 1975. mount holly police pause to remember their life and service and legacy every year. a surfer in australia is talking about his encounters with a shark. a young girl from new york is determined to walk again saying a blessing by pope francis changed her life. her inspiring story when we come right back. the death toll from the
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suicide bombing in pakistan is at 70. the bomb went off in a park near
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children's rides. the terrorists gathered christians who gathered on saturday, most of the dead were muslims enjoying the day. pakistan is observing a three day mourning period. the death toll in the brussels terror attacks is 35. officials say four people who were wounded in the blast have died. four americans are among the dead. the manhunt for terror suspects is intensifying. authorities want to track down the belgium airport attacker seen in white. three other men were charged today being connected to a terrorist group. officials have not said whether they are linked to last week's attacks. a australian beach is closed where a suffer had a close -- surfer had a close encounter with the shark. a 4-foot long shark knocked him off the board. he got on my board and we
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rolled and come back around come under my legs and by then i realized i had seen what i seen. it was a shark. lifeguards closed the beach as a precaution, that didn't stop surfers from getting back into the water. there's controversy brewing over a bill cosby exhibit coming to washington, d.c. several women who accused him of assault are upset because it will not makes mention of the sexual assault claims. ofafrican-american museum will only recognize his career in television and film. he faces criminal charges he assaulted a former temple employee at his home in montgomery county. a decade ago. a nun who built the largest roman catholic television
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network has died. mother an -- angelica launch the etwn network in alabama in 1981. it broadcasts to 264 million households around the world. she is the only woman history in television to found and lead a cable network for 20 years. she was 92 years old. a teenager who met pope francis during his visit to the united states said the experience has changed her life. julia went to see the pope at jfk earpt last fall. -- airport last fall. he picked her out of the crowd and blessed her, and since that encounter specialists have come forward and figure out the mystery ailment that struck her back in may. the night before my dad's birthday, the my angle started
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buzzing, that means it's coming back. julia is determined to walk again. her parents are opt misk. still ahead on "action news," another check of the "action news" forecast that's a live look outside in wilmington, delaware, the winds are really going to pick up this afternoon. meteorologist david murphy joins us next. katie vo: she works as many hours as the guys do. she doesn't work 21 percent less. she handles as many customers, puts out as many fires, meets as many deadlines-- not 21 percent less. so why does she make 21 percent less? for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it.
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and our parents have earned social security and medicare-- i'll protect them. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn.
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unfortunately will find out if they have any loose limbs in their trees. >> reporter: that is true, we are expecting strong wind gusts in another hour and a half something like that, matt. the rain from this morning has exited. as we look outside we have the action cam in fairmont park earlier. there's a truck and nice trees in bloom in the foreground. but it was gray when we were taking the pictures. drying out and now we're on the
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look out of the return of sunshine. several forecast highlights big winds today that will kick in after 22:30 p.m. you'll start to see things get blustery. thursday afternoon we'll get milder that's a pattern we enjoy for a couple of days. temperatures 56. the winds are picking up out of the west/southwest at 14 miles per hour. they will gust a lot higher than that before we reach the wind advisory category, but that starts at 2:00. 58 in wilmington, 52 in cape may. satellite and radar showing the progression of the rain that came through starting in the predawn hours and endings a little while ago around mid morning. it was heavy at times and now it's gone. we'll see the breaks in the clouds to the south and west and we'll return a decent amount of sunshine. wind gusts not all that bad right now. as we go past 2:00 p.m. up
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through 7:00 you can see how we are starting to see 30s on the maps and 40s. i wouldn't be surprised to see isolated wind gusts up around 50 miles per hour a couple of neighborhoods. if you're driving around in this this afternoon and evening. be careful of tree branches and trash cans in the roadways, that can be an issue. here's what to expect this afternoon and into tonight. we're looking for gradual clearing, after #-- 2:00 p.m. the winds pick up gusting up to 35 to 40 miles per hour. 65 in philadelphia. low 60s in reading and allentown and down the shore near cape may. numbers in philadelphia the rest of the way, 66 is the high, rather late in the afternoon. we'll need sunshine out from behind the clouds to achieve that but there's the possibility of we drop to 60 quickly by 6:00. 50 ross -- 50s by 8:00 p.m.
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we're going for a high of 57 in center city. the airport high will be 55 degrees, sunny tomorrow, but winds a factor and obviously a little bit cooler. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high of 66 today. we had the damp start, but now the windy finish will be kicking in over the the next couple of hours. winds and cooler tomorrow, 55 degrees. 60 degrees under the sunshine with less wind. cool the next several days, but windy today and somewhat windy tomorrow, probably not as bad on wednesday. the overnight lows ranging from the 30s and 40s. warm front thursday, sun in the morning, increasing clouds as we go through the day, we would have a chance ahead of the front or behind it to get up to 72 degrees late in the day or at night there's a chance of showers developing. the showers continue on and off thursday into friday morning. not necessarily are we looking at a whole lot of rain, but it will be out there, there's a model that hases up to a half inch or so.
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cool air behind the departing system will not get in right away we'll get another afternoon high of 68. we clouds building in sunny breaks on saturday, spotty showers, cooler air coming in high of 57. sunday we're dry, but 50 is all you'll see clouds and sun, cooler air on the way. it is spring especially in the early times. "dancing with the stars" is spicing things up. all 12 couples will perform their best latin moves. ginger zee is tide for -- tied for first place, at the bottom of the leaderboard is geraldo rivera. he is willing to do anything. he has -- it's a cool
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thing. "dancing with the stars" ends at 8:00 p.m. on 6abc. good guy versus good guy movie produced a winner at the box office. cape crusader and the man of steel had to fight off a slew of bad reviews. batman versus superman killed the competition with an estimated ticket $170 million. zootopio second, my big fat greek wedding ii opened in third visual arts returned to the center city, pifa. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: pifa is the visual and performing arts with events being held all over the city and many are free. the kimmel center curates the
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biannual festival. it features more than 60 events. it's on a opportunity for people to see works they have never seen from major international alter itses. >> reporter: this is the third pifa festival. the theme we are what we make. it opens april 8 with article 13, a show that's equal parts installation, festival and documentary. there will be a giant crane hanging three ball also of fire. the -- bawls ever fire. it's beautiful. >> reporter: the swedish circus company is putting on the american premier of in iting -- knitting peace. they talk to each other and
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it's very bold and athletic. >> reporter: paper planet in the kimmel center hamilton garden is an inter active experience for kids. each and every kid is handed paper and masking tape. >> reporter: it culminates with a huge street fair on the avenue of the arts on april 23. a fun event. >> reporter: pifa april 8 to the 23. go to philly arts and other area events. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by tom wolf, ed rendell and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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you leave your cans out there. >> reporter: what are you going to do if they come you're not there to collect them.
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strong winds this afternoon. we're looking at high temperatures in the low to mid 60s northern and western suburbs, mid 60s in the central portion of the region. winds gusting 35 to 50 miles per hour. temperatures in the low 60s tomorrow. be careful driving around 2:00 p.m. straight on through the evening we could have the winds pushing the trash cans and branches down on the roads. finally at noon it's tibet an culture week at stock stan university. they will are working on a circular design out of colored sand. at the end of the week they will destroy it, it symbolizes the buddhist belief that human life is transient. details on the surprising
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announcement about one one of them and growing challenge to the other. we have a new septa system coming later this week. that's it for us, for david murphy, rick williams, and sarah bloomquist, and the entire "action news" team, i'm matt o'donnell. have a great week! if you have medicare
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