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odom is live at the scene. vernon odom you have the details. >> reporter: good evening jim. police constantly warn people of the dangers of trying to jump these barriers, day or night it led to a tragedy here at 11:30 last night. grieving relatives and friends of 16-year-old turner gathered outside of his home today still in shock after he was killed in a hit and run on route 130 in pennsauken. after visiting his girlfriend that stop after his left his job at the cherry hill mall. >> he was with me. >> what did he say when he said good-bye. >> he hugged me and said i'll see you tomorrow joe joe. >> he had a beautiful heart and was in church and helped to clean the church. and doing lawn care and whatever was needed. >> turner was killed police say
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when he jumped the route 130 barrier into the southbound lanes, the driver sped off only to be captured at 29th and clinton in camden, at the home of relatives. she is identified as susan highland of beverly, new jersey. she was driving the car belonging to her niece. faulk was in the car when the accident took place. she felt guilty and made a clandestine call to the police. >> she made the call and then disconnected the call because she thought she was being overheard. >> they were able to trace the ping to the cell phone and caught up with clinton who was trying to escape out the back door. >> people are shaken by the loss of the pennsauken high student. >> this is painful. he could be here if she would
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have stopped and helped him but decided to keep going and now he is not here. >> jim, susan highland remains in the pennsauken jail her bail set at $200,000, her charges leaving the scene of a fatal accident and driving with a suspended license. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. ewing police are searching for the attackers who broke into a home and beat a 92-year-old woman, police say that two men ransacked the home on manor drive sometime overnight and police were called to investigate the break-in and found the woman bound inside. the victim was taken into the hospital where she is treated for serious injuries. police reports released this afternoon revealed that the american airlines copilot from chadds ford charged with driving
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under the influence had a blood alcohol of twice the limit and that john mcguire had a strong odor of liquor and mouth wash. the second pilot on the plane contacted authorities shortly of that mcguire is set to be arraigned next week. and three medics are receiving treatment after an accident this afternoon. police say that a car crashed into -- three medics inside of the ambulance suffered minor injuries and the driver of the car refused treatment. septa police are trying to identify a group of young children that drove the market frank ford l last thursday. the video shows the children behaving in an unspeakable manner and police say the kids need help. live in center city is "action news" reporter, dann cuellar. >> reporter: no sooner was the video aired on "action news" and
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the septa police began giving tips. it's hard to watch the young children cursing and hitting and spitting at people on the train. they hope to identify them and get them professional help. >> the video shows five children on the market l on march 24th. four boys and a young girl using foul language. >> the boys were very vocal and physical and it's frightening to see someone that young act in that manner to an adult. >> police say the children and woman got on a train at 2nd and market and got off at the york dolphin station at 7:47 p.m. police have no idea what relation the woman has to the children. >> not to jump to conclusion about the woman with the children, maybe a social worker or a caretaker or babysitter.
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>> normally "action news" would not show the faces of children in cases such as this but they want the public's help in identify them. >> we want to get them help. they need help. this is not where we will be busting down a door and dragging them out in little han cuffs. we want to get help for them. >> and again at this hour, police are working on a number of tips they received since the video aired on "action news" and hit the internet hopefully they will have this case solved soon. i'm dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the fbi served search warrants at several locations in newcastle county today. authorities have not released details of the investigation but agents were seen raiding a home on powell lane in newark and investigators were at the polish library association in wilmington and officials will only say that the investigation is being conducted by the fbi's
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baltimore field office. police are sounding an alarm on a traffic ticket scheme. investigators say that three residents received an email that looks like a speeding citation. it reports to have a photograph of the license plate and when victims click on the attachment malware is installed on the computer. police say you will never be emailed a speeding ticket. don't open it just delete it. so excitement is overtaking the main line campus of villanova university and why not they are just days away from going to the final four. walter perez is live. can you imagine the energy on the campus? >> reporter: jim there is no question that villanova's trip to the final four is the hot topic on campus and that is why the university store is still hopping but getting their hands
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on official final four apparel proved a bit a challenge. forget about getting ready. wildcat fans are ready. in fact it's safe to say that school work will suffer a little this week. >> feel like the game is tomorrow but it's not. it's problematic that i'm in the mind set. >> the only face that was focused was inside of the university store even though the villanova final four apparel did not arrive until this afternoon. officials ordered the apparel saturday night after villanova beat kansas and the problem was the manufacturer did not begin processing the order until monday because they were closed on sunday for the easter holiday and one of the vendors shipped the wrong amount of merchandise. >> one vendor shipped us four out of five cartons, we hope that the fifth carton appears tomorrow. so whatever they received was rolled out into the store and
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starting selling lying hot cakes. most of it is already soldout. he is waiting for one item in particular. >> i am eyeing the final four hats, i liked it when i saw archie wearing it after the game. >> and four days before the wildcats face oklahoma, there is really only one question left for nova nation. >> in your heart of hearts, do you believe they will win the whole thing? >> yes, i do. i think so. and i really do hope so. >> reporter: now, i just found out that out of 400 final four shirts that arrived, they are sold out and the party like it's 1985 shirts are soldout and the hats are going fast. you can order online and a link can be found at for their university store. and i grabbed one of these before they sold out because i
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know you want to party like it's 1985. >> thank you walter. appreciate it. pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane announced a new second in command position at her agency this morning. she named bruce caster as solicitor general. the former montgomery county prosecutor will serve as a check and balance and strengthen the leadership of the office. kane is scheduled for trial in august that she unlawfully leaked grand jury material. officials broke ground in brandywine on the campus's first residence hall and construction crews will build a new student union with a dining hall and a rec area and a book store on the campus in media and the two new buildings are expected to be open in august of 2017. coming up tonight, it's a slice of paris in bordentown, new jersey.
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the romantic display that is growing over i-295. jaime apody has a one-on-one interview with villanova basketball head coach, jay wright. and it's another day with gusty winds. winds gusting more than 40 miles per hour in atlantic city and tonight the winds finally diminishing leading to roller coaster temperatures.
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two of the surviving bald eagles found sick in a delaware field are released back into the wild. a rescue team released the eagles in sussex county.
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one flew away yesterday and the other was released last thursday and a third eagle is still at the tri-state rescue in newark with electrical burns. they are not sure if her case is related to the other birds, that were found disoriented or deader earlier in the month. they are still trying to determine the cause of the illness. new at 6:00 a strong standing tradition in paris has found a place in bordentown, new jersey. love ever lasting found a means of expression. nora muchanic explains. >> reporter: if you can block out the sound of the traffic rumbling beneath you, something romantic is happening at the scenic overpass in bordentown. hooked into the overpass are dozens of locks, love locks they are called symbolizing unbreakable love. this shows the flames of couples when they got together.
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>> it's cute a devotion to each other. >> so far there are over 100 locks on the overpass. driving by you wouldn't even notice them and they are not limited to couples. >> there are people, a symbol of their love for their deceased loved one. >> some of them are for dads and some are couples, it's nice that there are all different kinds of love. >> a local couple heard about the love locks bridge in paris and thought it would be need to have one here in jersey. >> they encouraged people to put locks on the bridge too. >> we came up here and put one lock up, and as we pass every day, we see more and more locks start to come. >> it started with a teen novel and spread around the world in paris almost a million locks on the bridge had to bee be removed
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because the weight of them were damaging the structure. >> this is jersey and not paris. paris may be more romantic than 295. but hey keeping love alive. katie vo: she works as many hours as the guys do.
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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?
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for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it. 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. final four fandomtaking over villanova. >> and here too. the team will be on their way to houston tomorrow and the hype will turn into overdrive. for jay wright it's his second trip but what a difference seven years can make and he learned a lot from his first experience. back in the final four for the first time since 2009 how is this different for you or just as exciting? >> it's different, it's just as exciting but it's different, i feel a lot more relaxed about
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it, i feel like we can help our team better and i feel like the first time i was just as excited as the team and that is not good when the coach is that excited. i think we can do a better time. >> you have quite the challenge in oklahoma given the fact that -- >> they taught us great lessons it was early in the year, we purposefully scheduled the game not thinking we could get beat by 23. >> what do you do against buddy healed? >> he is playing out of his mind. >> you can't stop him, have you to put enough pressure on him to hold him down and not let the other guys get going. >> when you look at your team and the season they put together and the way they are playing now. what makes you think this is a team that can win the whole
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thing. we can obviously get beat we are noestructible. we can do great things. >> that smirk like he knows something we don't. jeff skversky will be joined by proud villanova grad, alicia vitarelli in houston. and zach spiker just 39 years old. spiker led army to their most wins this past season. forget the fact that they signed sam bradford and chase daniels, the reports are that doug peterson and company are in california with a workout with prime candidate goffe.
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a dreary day in career water. he gave up 7 runs in four innings including a pair of home runs. the phillies lost to the yankees 7-1. and interesting flyers news. free agent goaltender, ray emery will join them at their morning skate for a tryout basis. meantime, the flyers continue to make magic down the stretch. did you see this play? tied at 2-2 in overtime. he dove and got the puck to claude giroux with secs to go and the win kept them in their eighth and final playoff spot and they host the top capitols tomorrow. love how they are playing but the goalie situation is kind of -- >> and exciting days with the flyers and villanova.
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cecily tynan has the accuweather forecast when we continue in just a moment. i'm backing josh shapiro for attorney general because things have to change. we need criminal justice reform because our prisons are far too overcrowded. we have to deal with drug addiction through treatment, not incarceration. and use our prison for those who are truly violent. and we need to get illegal guns off our streets. i'm joining with ed rendell and leaders across our area in supporting josh. josh shapiro will be an attorney general committed to fairness and equal justice.
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to preserve our clean water, and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> you getting tired of the winds? >> yes. >> we get rid of them tonight. they will ease for a few days any way. not forever. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing it's not raining out there but certainly a gusty day. the action cam in longport look at the blue sky and sunshine and you can see with the sea grass that the winds are whipping we had gulfs of 35 to 45 miles per
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hour. 59, 2 degrees above normal. and it has been unseasonably warm. only eight days of afternoon highs above normal. all the days you see in red, i should say in blue below normal and days in red above normal. and the month running 7 degrees above normal and likely the fourth warmest march in history. what a difference a day makes, this month it's warm and we only had an inch of snow and last year we couldn't shake winter. and temperatures were running 40 degrees below normal and it was our snowiest month before winter with a foot of snow. you don't want to complain about the winds when you look at that last year. 57 degrees in philadelphia and millville and atlantic city airport. and 56 in wilmington and 54 in cape may. we still have gusty winds, winds
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gusting 33 miles per hour in philadelphia but the winds will gradually diminish as high pressure moves over us. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the high pressure over us in the great lakes and that moves over us overnight. that means the winds at midnight is slacking off and it's clear and with the diminishing winds, the clear skies and chilly and a low in the suburbs, in center city, the kids need the jackets at the bus stop tomorrow morning. winds not a factor with high winds over us and afternoon highs slightly above normal and bright sunshine all day long and the pick of the week, we warm things up with the wins out of the south ahead of a cold front and highs 72 degrees and the clouds roll in and we could get a few showers thursday night and future tracker showing not a lot of activity at 8:00 showers mainly north across the poconos and friday the front really takes time limping through and we are looking at periods of
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rain through the day and we could have heavy rain down the shore in south jersey and delaware friday morning. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast not bad tomorrow, mostly sunny and not a windy day with a high of 60 and bump it up to 72 on thursday and showers thursday night and periods of rain on friday maybe even a thunderstorm, 72 degrees and behind that front, temperatures drop off to 60 on saturday, and it really gets cold on sunday and the high only 47 degrees, windchills in the 30s perhaps a rain shower or maybe a wet snow mixed in and on monday 50 degrees and stays cold on tuesday with rain possible with a high of 49 degrees, tomorrow sunny and 60 and joy it. it's not going to last. >> thank you. franklin square kicked off its 10th birthday season in center city philadelphia. officials say that the square will hold the chinese lantern festival and run for seven weeks
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beginning at the end of the april and feature large illuminated displays with thousands of led lights and features a carousel of course and mini golf and lots of other family fun games. franklin square, abc world news with dave muir is coming up. and "action news" continues tonight at 10:00 on phl 17 and join us for "action news" here at 11:00 on channel 6. for cecily tynan, jaime apody, and ducis rogers, and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us at 11:00.
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tonight, donald trump's campaign manager now charged with battery. the video in question right here, as donald trump now fires back. our reporter takes you through the moments. new reporting tonight on the hijacking, the images, going through security. the passenger later threatening he had a suicide vest. americans among those onboard. and the crew member crawling out the cockpit window on live television. under investigation. the fiery collision. the car barrelling into a bus. the dramatic rescue, after a fire ball erupts, and authorities now say there could be more at play here. your money tonight. and one family trying to get the biggest refund. trying turbotax, the tax accountant and the common storefront tax preparer. three different results. and we celebrate an


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