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crooks after a pair of 7-eleven stores are held up overnight. runners braving a chilly sunday morning to take to the marathon in the city. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: the pictures by now should be going like that, instead they are going like this. let's go live on sky6 live hd, people are not happy, especially after yesterday's surprise snow for south jersey. we were expecting it in southeastern pennsylvania. they got walloped pretty good at the jersey shore. there's a beautiful shot of the center city skyline. everything cleared out nicely. we have bright blue upstairs, sun will warm things up later on. we have snow on the ground, be careful. if you live in an area that has the snow on the ground. temperatures are below freezing. it's creating black ice and slush out there. port norris, 3 inches. sweeldz -- swedes swedesboro, 3.
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turnersville, 1.5. it was thumbing at one point these huge, faculty silver-dollar snowflakes. it started to accumulate on the roads. we were not anticipating that, as well. storm system hit this area right here, pretty hard. atlantic county, cape may, cumberland, gloucester and camden counties in south jersey, it was supposed to be out inn through here. everything shifted to the southeast. temperatures are now are still pretty cold. 35 in philadelphia. millville, 34. reading, 33. the numbers will continue to climb from this point on. so 40 degrees for 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 44. 3:00 p.m., 47 and 5:00 p.m., 49. sunny and milder today shooting for a high of 50. better tomorrow and warmer still by the end of the upcoming week. i'll have the details is in the 1e67 day forecast in -- seven-day forecast in just a bit. always chris mentioned many
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are waking up to freezing temperatures in the delaware and lehigh valleys. for some it meant a colder marathon in the city. three, two, one! >> reporter: this is the love run half marathon. runners took off from eakens oval some were running in shorts and others were decked out in sweatshirts and pants. of course, many people are sick and tired of the chilly temperatures and spring snow. flakes fell throughout the day. while kids enjoyed it, many are saying bring on the warmer weather. one day it's 80, one day it's 30. we can only hope it's time for spring and we're done with the snow. the majority of people we spoke with agree, mother nature should have mercy on us. keep up to date on the chilly conditions and rain in the workweek by going to the web page 6abc.com/weather. there you have access to storm tracker 6 live radar and follow
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the members of the "action news" weather team on facebook and twitter for any updates throughout the day. it was a quite a wake-up call for a bucks county homeowner when a car crashed into the home. you have to see this. take a look at this wild video. the car is buried inside the home on the 2200 block of monroe avenue in bensalem. the driver lost control and ran into the front of the home at 5:40 a.m. the driver amazingly was able to escape without any injuries. nobody inside the home was hurt. we'll have a live report at 10:00 a.m. this morning police are searching for a person who shot and killed a man as he stepped outside of a bar on the 2 hub block of east allegheny avenue at 2:30 a.m. when he was shot at pointblank range. crews rushed the victim to temple university hospital where he died from his injuries. armed robbers targeted two 7-eleven stores within minutes of one another overnight.
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now philadelphia police are searching for the suspects. the first reasonable happened on the 7 # hundred block of frankford avenue in holmesburg at 2:00 a.m. three armed men entered the store demanding money and cigarettes. moments later, police believe the same men entered 7-eleven at bridge and thompson street and demanded money and cigarettes there. they fled from the scene and headed toward i-95. police are looking at surveillance video to try to identify the suspects. an off duty police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect moments after a crime. the suspect allegedly pointed the gun at the officer. jeff chirico has the details. he tried to rob the wrong one. >> reporter: viewer video shows the aftermath of a police-involved shooting. an off-duty officer pointing his weapon at a robbery suspect lying on the ground fatally wounded.
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the incident began on the 5700 block of park avenue. an officer intervened when he saw the suspect rob another man. the suspect pointed his gun at the officer who fired his weapon. the suspect collapsed in front of the mobile phone store on broad and chew streets where brian hines was watching. he was shot in his hip or something. >> reporter: police backup arrived and the officer removed an object from the suspect. i watched him take a gun off him, he had a 32, a chrome revolver. >> reporter: police say the robber victim was roughed up, but will be okay. police placed the suspect in an suv and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. police are investigating. the officer was not hurt. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." representing the faculties
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and coaches at pennsylvania state run universities. classes will not be interrupted by a walkout before the academic year. the union said they will take a strike authorization if talks with the state don't make progress. union members have been working without a contract for more than a year. the next negotiating schedule scheduled for april 28. owner's of time shamrock communications public a number of daily newspapers in northeast pennsylvania and new york and virginia. terms of the deal are not released. the brewery, flying fish is located in somerdale, camden county. two firefighters are off the hook after sharing their wedding invitation on social media. paul miller and his fiance staged their fire fighting coats
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as props. they were threatened with suspension for violating department rules which ban photos that can link anyone back to the department. we have learned that the social media policy has been revised. happening today septa is carrying out a second round of scheduled changes on the regional rail lines. the changes that go into effect today are an effort to improve weekend reliability. customers can find the new schedules by finding 10, 2016 scheltdz at 6abc.com. local law enforcement agencies are working to make their law enforcement departments look like the communities they serve. >> reporter: daniel williams and his girlfriend are looking for jobs in law enforcement.
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they brought their 8-month-old son along as part of the search. somebody got shot around the corner from me, i don't want my kids to be in that type of situation. >> reporter: everyone was welcomed to the first annual police diversity fair at bright hope baptist church. minority and women were encouraged to attend. the fact that you're a woman and minority opens positions for you. it's something you don't hear a lot. >> reporter: about 50 law enforcement agencies are hear and they are hiring. with this being the first one they weren't sure what to expect, but not expecting a turnout like this. a steady stream of applicants entered the gym dressed for success despite the snow. we have people who are ready to work right now and younger people, as well. they get a channels to talk to
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and -- they get a chance to talk to them. >> reporter: recruiters say there are positive stories in the media. you have officers taking time to shoot basketballs with the kids and it helps build a better relationship between the community and the police department. >> reporter: job seekers were happy to see that the departments across the region want to diversify. absolutely, it gives you a front row seat. >> reporter: reporting in philadelphia, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." 9:09. much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. when it comes to kids what seems like a normal passage of childhood could your genes play a role in your love of sugar. looking live through sky6 live hd, no snow today, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast which does include a much-needed warmup when we come right back.
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on a sunday morning. 9:12 is your thyme. look at the nation's capitol. flakes fell across washington, d.c. yesterday. rain mixed with snow. however the wind and cold temperatures were too much for baseball. the washington nationals were
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scheduled to play the marlins yesterday that was postponed because of the weather conditions. snow fell across parts of cleveland. a blanket of snow was left by the system that came through our area. 6 inches fell if cleveland. some areas saw inasmuch as nine. it was enough to make a snow man along lake erie there. chris you have to do so something. i know i'm in the minority, i enjoyed the weather. >> reporter: i was fascinated to see the size of the flakes. they were clumps they were that big, wow. it was so long, hours upon hours we were seeing the snow coming down. if there were february or january that would have been 6 to ten inch snowstorm we just saw. the good news it is april and we only saw a few inches as opposed
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to what it could have been. looking live at cape may, there's someone walking on the beach. temperatures will be milder this afternoon. there will be that chilly breeze hanging around the it doesn't get too much better until tomorrow. it will be better today, but you'll notice the change starting monday. double scan live is clear, mainly clear conditions upstairs and lots of bright blue. use caution, areas that did pick up accumulating snow we're seeing black ice and frozen slush. take your time first thing this morning. temperatures are starting to jump now we're getting above freezing. some of the ground conditions are cold. that's why the freeze warning is in effect from pilots to philadelphia and all -- pottstown to philadelphia and all of south jersey and delaware. millville, 34, philadelphiaing 35 degrees. the morning lows were in the mid 20s. reading, 33. freezing in allentown, 32. 24 in the poconos. you had a windchill of 9 degrees
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this morning. trenton, 33 and atlantic city showing a present temperature reading of 34. satellite and radar in the wake of yesterday's storm you can see conditions cleared out nicely up and down the mid atlantic from new england to the virginia capes. we have clouds approaching the area from the west. this is the next system that will slide in here tomorrow into tuesday. the good news look at the direction in which the clouds are moving. they are not moving north to south. everything is moving west to east. things will moderate again. warm front slides through tomorrow morning. that gets the temperatures back up into the 60s and a couple of showers move in monday night into tuesday. there's a cold front here, temperatures will cool down a little bit, but this is not arctic air behind the front. it's pacific air. things are looking better this week than this past week. future tracker 6 mostly sunny, a nice finish to the weekend. bright blue out there. high, thin clouds spreading in this afternoon.
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overnight tonight mainly cloudy. tomorrow showers west of philadelphia. same thing with the afternoon, mostly cloudy, maybe one or two areas you pick up a spotty shower. it's monday night into tuesday when the system approaches and tuesday is pretty much the rain day. you can see the shield of rain overspreading the area north to south. when we pick up the darker shades of green to yellow that's steady to moderate rain falling at that point. tuesday does not look nice. mostly sunny milder this afternoon. 50 degrees is the forecasted high. winds are light out of the southwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight mostly cloudy, seasonable. 34 degrees outlying suburbs, 40 center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast looking a little bit better here, 50 today. 63 for the phillies home opener tomorrow. maybe one or two showers during the afternoon but not too bad. tuesday, periods of rain just the opposite, probably raining most of the time. 60 degrees.
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wednesday, 58 degrees, one and clouds. thursday, same thing, 62 degrees, friday, 64. we can handle that. a fire department in delaware county is celebrating 100 years of service. the upper darby fire department held a celebration at the springfield country club. the department and their families took apartment in the zest activities, we'll be right back.
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♪ bring me a higher love welcome back you're looking at a nice shot of the commodor barry bridge. 9:19 in the morning. 37 degrees. by next sunday we'll be looking at a high of 70. "healthcheck" this morning, new research suggests screening programs for guest --
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gestational diabetes should be done earlier. women with gestational diabetes women are bigger at 6 months. it can cause complications during child birth and cause long lasting problems for the baby. researchers recruited 45 men ages 30 to 65 all overweight and obese. half the men were assigned exercise. after 6 months the exercise group had less difficult falling asleep. time 9:20 a team at the at the nanel center says gene plays a role in why kids like sweets.
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kids with more body fat are sensitive to sweet tastes. researchers think the kids secrete too much insulin and that tells the body to store more fat.
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back here. elevation was to play a key. you pick up heavier snow the higher the elevation. instead what actually happened this clipper actually strengthened right here and the counter clockwise winds around the low suddenly pulled the cold air in the snow all the way down to the coast drove it right down into the heart of south jersey, you saw accumulating snow cigars south as ocean city and avalon on the water. just a shift 50 miles per hour to the south, really changed not only the dynamics of the storm, but you ultimately what we saw? different locations. a surprise for the jersey shore. ultimately the snow will melt. 50 degrees. 9:24, the busy summer travel season is approaching. for the 4th year in a row, virgin america topped the list
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of airline quality that's the airline quality rating report. jet blue came in second followed by delta, hawaiin and alaskan airlines. customer complaints increased by 38%. the biggest complaints ticket changes fees and lack of improvement in i -- amenities. airbus will sell hybrid passengers planes by 2030. workers say the planes would use electric engines for takeoff and landing and still use jet fuel at cruising altitudes. how often do you escape off a plate of food into the trash in americans waste 37 million tons of food each
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year. there are ways to save and conserve. alicia vitarelli shows you how. food scraps add up faster. 21% of waste in landfills and incinerator also come from food. to help the environment and your wallet shop smart. check out what's in your refridge before produce goes bad, freeze it. only order portions you can eat. and take home your left overs, going down the buffet line limit what you put on your plate the first time around. before you clean out your pantry donate untouched nonperishable food. instead of toss the food in the
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trash bin start a composite pile. they are great for your garden. how does the value of a 750-dollar piano skyrocket to 6 first things. gaga learned to tickle the ivories at the age of 4. gaga's grand parents bought it in 1966 for $780 and gave it to her parents. gaga would later write the songs dollar bill on that piano. how much? $780 to $100,000. 9:27 there's more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." a boston newspaper is sparking controversy with the is a
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at least one presidential campaign moves into the delaware valley as the race for the white house heats up. it's a chilly start to your sunday. feels more like february. sky6 live hd giving you an image from temple university camera overlooking center city. feels like february instead of april as we begin your sunday. not good. not good at all, meteorologist chris sowers not liking it either. >> reporter: i was going to say if your daughter or son has a baseball or soccer game this morning, good luck. bundle up. make sure you have gloves on and hat. temperatures are cold for april standards, but when you factor in the winds it feels like the 20s in parts of the area. let's look at the snow that fell in pennsylvania, exton you were one of the prize winners, 3.5. broomall, 3 inches. limerick an inch and a half. the funny thing a lot of area saw more snow on april 9 than
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all of february. things are mixed up in the weather department. this is what it looks like in west chester, this shot was sent in by jennifer. you can see the snow starting to accumulate. they picked up 3 to 4 inches. the huge silver dollar snowflakes. in new jersey we saw surprise snow mullica hill leading the pack. 3 inches. vineland, two inches. avalon, 2 inches. ocean city, 2 i.. and mays landing 2. glass borough picked up a slushy 1 point 5, that's the view in salem. on city avenue, as i look around we had a covering of snow first thing this morning. it's gone. the warm april sun is starting to melt the ice and snow away. temperatures are staggered to respond with all the sunshine. mid 30s north and west, we're seeing mid 30s, south and east. again, these numbers will continue to climb throughout the
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day. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about milder temperatures for a change in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we've got 60s, maybe 70s before the week is out. guys? thank you. it is now, 9:32. presidential primaries will be held in pennsylvania and delaware in a little more than two weeks. one candidate has stabbed an office in the area. bernie sanders plans to open an office in wilmington. the race for the white house is heating up. it appears to the battle for the democratic and republican nominations could go to the nominating conconvention this -- conventions this summer. >> reporter: ted cruz and bernie sanders vowing to campaign all the way to the convention floor. news bull ton, we just -- bulletin we just won wyoming. >> reporter: bernie sanders claiming victory over hillary in
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seven of the last 8 states. with the new york primary a week ago, sanders is closing the gap with clinton unpledged delegates, though clinton is still ahead. if we can win here, it absolutely opens the doort toward a path toward victory toward the white house. >> reporter: clinton is not sounding too worried. i'll keep going until i have all the delegates i need to be nominated. >> reporter: ted cruz is trying to outflank trump by scooping up delegates wherever he finds them. the latest in colorado and predicting victory on the convention floor. i believe the first ballot will be the highest vote total trump receives and on a subsequent ballot we'll win the not nation with a majority. >> reporter: off the campaign trail for three days, donald trump made a surprise visit to
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new york's 9/11 memorial. the gop frontrunner avoided talking to reporters. he has been retooling his campaign since his loss to cruz in wisconsin. elizabeth hur, abc new york. boston globe is sparking controversy about the satyrical front page about the republican race. he dated a fake front page trump calls for triple of ice force riots continue. the paper is featuring a stop trump editorial. it was put together by the globe's editorial board not the newsroom. investigators are beginning their investigation into a fire inside a north philadelphia row home overnight. neighbors called 911 after seeing smoke pour out of the row home on the 2100 block of west montgomery avenue at 5 5:00 a.m.
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firefighters went to work and doused the flames. three people living on the first floor escaped. police in the lehigh valley are investigating a crash that killed a 3-year-old girl. she was killed when two cars collided near the intersection of airport and shaneersville road yesterday afternoon. the girl was thrown from the vehicle she was riding in. there was no word if she was strapped into a car seat. an autopsy is scheduled today for a man who died after being pulled from his burning berks county home. the 70-year-old who was disabled vas trapped in the second floor bedroom. it happened on main street in oley yesterday morning. the fire is under investigation. prosecutors in belgium believe the terrorists who targeted brussels was planning a second attack on public relations -- on paris, four
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people have been arrested. they have arrested the man seen leaving the airport in the hat. 130 people were killed in the attack. investigators have linked him to the terror attacks last november. happening today charles schumer is introducing a bill aimed at fighting terrorism through social media. he thinks they could prevent belgium like attacks by offering $25,000 reward by promoting it through social media. if you see something say something. current law does not cover tips on social media. prince william and his wife kate are in india. they paid their respects to the
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memorial in mumbai. the three day siege left dozens dead. their week long visit will include stops to new dehli and home of the taj mahal. villanova coach jay wright might have led the team to the ncaa win, he is one of the most successful coaches versus cancer program in the country. this is coach rite along massomino. he thinks very highly of the man who followed in his footsteps. the guy upstairs said jay is next. he is a wonderful man who does a
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great job. tonight the coach is being honored as a fighter. else fighting cancer. monday night, the 85 team gets inducted at the hall of fame at the palestra. for all this to happen at one time, it's philly magic. they have raised $11 million over the years. there's much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." we have disturbing video showing a teacher in texas hitting a student in the classroom. search on for sticky fingered thieves who made off with thousands of dollars worth of look look live at penns landing, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive
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tragedy in the nfl, former new orleans' st. defensive end was shot last night after an confrontation with another driver following a traffic accident. police say it began when a hummer rear ended his mercedes. that caused him to hit another car. the 34-year-old smith was shot and killed after exchanging words with the driver of the hummer. his wife was shot and wounded. the 30-year-old driver of the hummer was arrested. smith ranks 4th in saint history with 67 sacks. a high school teacher in texas has been suspended after getting caught on camera beating a student in class. some of the students support their teacher. this is video taken by a student on a smart phone friday morning. it shows the teacher hitting another student repeatedly. the student posted it on social media. when administrators saw it they
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removed her from classes. police arrested her and charge with assault. one of her students who did not want to be identified said the incident was the result of months of conflict in the classroom. you know, we only see 12 seconds of it it's all it is. it's not the whole thing. they throw stuff at her, they curls her out. if convicted hastings could lose her job and go to jail. 9:42 it may sound like the tv show gilligan's island. but this is reality three men were rescued after being stranded for three days. they spelled out the word help with palm leaves. the coast guard saw the plea and the three men rescued the men on the island in the pacific island. the men were reported missing after their boat failed to arrive at the their reported destination.
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the boat capsizeed when it was hit by a wave. the key part was their floatation devices that allowed them to make the overnight swim before they were picked up. the men are in good condition. the weather not so. >> reporter: if you're going to be stranded, at a tropical island -- [laughter]. >> reporter: let's get you outside and down in atlantic city, they saw accumulating snow. you can see snow on the beach. kind of funny, a month from now the unofficial start of summer begins around memorial day weekend. right now it's anything but, we have temperatures that are extremely chilly. windchills are in the 20s. a lot of yairgs -- areas only seeing actual air temperatures in the low to mid 30s, it's like the beginning of march. double scan live is crystal clear. we have no issues to deal with today. look at the temperatures, we're
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going backwards, march 10th, 82 degrees, we were 32 degrees above the seasonal average. today's forecasted high is 50 degrees which is better than where we've been over the last few days, but the average is 60. we go 32 degrees above average a month ago to ten degrees below average on april 10. look at the morning lows, looking like february. quakertown, 24 degrees, pottstown, 25. ham top, 27. glassboro, 28. smyrna, delaware, 28 degrees. most of the area has climbed above freezing. so if there is a couple of slick spots out there it should not be iced up much longer. the aich sun -- april sun is very, very warm. the snow will melt quickly. trenton, 33. cape may, 36. you factor in the winds it feels like the 20s out there. you need to bundle up, you'll
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need the coat, carve and gloves. feels like 26 in philadelphia. here's the good news, looking at saint light and radar, we're clear across the eastern seaboard nothing going on. today is a bright, sunny day. everything is moving west to east see that here, everything is going west to east. we've shut off the arctic, we're no longer seeing the north to south direction in the winds which bring the clippers in across the northern tier states and reenforce the cold. this is a good sign. it's the leading edge of a warmup that will get in here tomorrow across parts of area. 2:00 p.m., 47, 48 degrees in philadelphia. lots of sunshine. high, thin clouds moving in across the western suburbs. 7:00 p.m. temperatures 47. high, thin clouds west to east. overnight tonight mostly cloudy. tomorrow morning, one or two showers possible. mid 20s this morning.
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mid 40s same time tomorrow morning. by arch it's mainly cloudy and warmer. isolated shower possible. temperatures are back into the mid 60s. we fast forward into tuesday, tuesday is the rain day, 3:30 p.m. you can see the shield of moisture stretching north to south across the entire area. we'll see periods of rain some of it coming down at a good clip. 50 degrees today. sunny and milder. wilmington, 50. reading, 49. allentown 48. trenton, 49. cape may, 46. atlantic city, 47. a lot of areas stuck in the 30s yesterday. 15 degrees warmer this afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows milder temperatures coming this week. 63 monday, 60 for tuesday, periods of rain. wednesday we cool it back down a little bit. 58 degrees, it will be breezy, so it may feel cooler than the 58. thursday, friday and saturday we're back in the 60s every single day. sunday the forecasted shy lose 70.
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it does improve we just got a couple of more hours of this chill to go. next time you see old man winter tell him i want to talk to him, nothing violent. thank you you can find the seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at 6abc.com head to 6abc.com/weather. the fitness trackers have become popular and one is being credited with helping to save a man's life in new jersey. according to the medical journal the 42-year-old man went to the emergency room in camden after he suffered a seizure. doctors noticed his heart rate was abnormal. they were not sure it was caused by the seizure. after reviewing the data collected by fit bit decided that the heart rate could be safely set. it's the first time the tracker was used in this fashion.
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so glad you stayed with us, in vermont the search is on for whoever stole $3,000 worth of syrup. 66-year-old marvin ryan said he was shocked and disappointed to discover the maple syrup he worked so hard to produce disappeared from the sugarhouse. he was forced to leave them in the sugarhouse after he got a flat tire on the tracker. police are urging maple syrup producers to lock up their stock and not leave them unattended.
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we're at the "action news" big board with big talkers. life in changing in a big way for a florida couple. evelyn and rocky were homeless for three years living in a wooded area in a tent with their dog. the homeless liaison officer wanted to give the couple a new chapter on life when they tied the knot. they got them everything they needed. this is a dream come true and everybody that did all this, and everything, it's just been a dream come true, no one has ever done this for me and rocky. we look forward to a new life to start over, that's about all i can say. it's going to be a start over. >> reporter: it is a day evelyn and rocky won't forget. now they are starting the next chapter in their life together in a new complex in northern
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tampa part of a homeless assistance program. now cheaters you have been warned. there's a website helping people bust their unfaithful partners. it's called swipe buster they can reveal whether your significant other is using the dating app tinder. all you need is a name age and general location. it will tell when they last logged on and the collection of photographs used on the app. those who use it say it works. tirnld -- tinder as he is they are tapping -- says they are tapping into information already available. vo: president obama endorses
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after the villanova wildcats brought home a championship win. the flyers are giving the philadelphia fans more to cheer about. jeff skeverski has that, plus all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: villanova's parade jay wright said the championship is just a warmup for our pro teams like the flyers. and could he be right? hours later, the flyers fighting for the playoffs clinch. >> reporter: villanova the good luck charm chant at the flyers penguins game they needed a win to get in. trying to the save the season there's steve mason keeping it 1-zip. borachek to simmons ties it at one. off simmons in.
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career high 32nd of the season. final minute of the third they put it away the empty netter. they clinch the final playoff spot in hockey they face washington in the first round. it's unbelievable, you work so hard to get to this point. i thought we deserved it. obviously that's only one step, but it's a huge step. we've been through a lot, the whole season, we really believed in what we were doing and how we were going to do it. it's kind of a relief to know we're going to play in the playoffs. >> reporter: they are fired up, they fight back from five points back in the standings a little more than a month ago all aboard the wayne train. their season finale against the islanders is meaningless. phillies off to yet another slow start. in new york, the phils do they avoid starting 0-5 for the first time in 82 years.
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what a game last night. phillies debut, 9 strikeouts, against the mets. he doesn't allow a single run in 6 innings of work. scoreless until the 5th. ryan howard out of here, he passes yoggi bara in the home runs. maybe the sixers will have a little magic in their final game of the season today, against milwaukee. i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. a jet pack company executive is hearse after testing out -- is seriously hurt after testing out his own product. we have more on what's gone wrong.
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a police officer in texas joins justin bieber for a little dancing. those stories, plus, chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast right after the break. over both my legs. ♪ i had sixteen surgeries. ♪ i don't sleep through the night unless i have my medicine. ♪ my medical bills was piling up. my employer stopped paying me. pond lehocky has put me back together. ♪
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inside a bucks county home after the driver loses control after slams right into it. we're live on the scene with the latest on the investigation and the driver's condition. plus, the search continues for three armed crook after a pair of 7-eleven stores are held up overnight. and dedicated runners braving a chilly april morning to take part in the marathon in the city. meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: brave souls out there, i saw a lot of tank tops it's cold for tank tops. 34 in pottstown. at least we're climbing above freezing. 32 in fleetwood. 36 in saint david. center city, 38. chester, 36. leave he -- levittown, 35. glassboro, 37. gandys beach 35. smyrna, 38. woodbine 38 on the boards in atlantic city we're showing 38 degrees. the freeze warning has expired. we have ground temperatures and air temperatures above freezing.
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if you covered the plants it's safe to take the coverings off. you factor in five to ten mile wind out of the northwest feels like the 20s, so you got to bundle up this morning. you'll need a heavier coat and gloves and scarf. mostly sunny, milder today. 350 degrees is the forecasted high coming off yesterday's chilly 43. the normal is 61, so we're still well below seasonal averages. still ahead we'll have the forecast for the phillies home opener. it will be milder, but we'll have showers. tracking rain on tuesday, it turnings much warmer by week's end i'll have that in the seven day coming up. an investigation is underway in bucks county at this hour as to what caused this, a driver to loss control and slam into a home. you can see how far the
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cargoes into the home. amazingly nobody was hurt. trish hartman is on the scene in bensalem with more on the story, trish close call for everyone involved. >> reporter: absolutely, the homeowner said he feels lucky and blessed this morning. police are looking for the driver who does this. take a look at the home on monroe avenue in bensalem. that was the living room of the house. police say the car went airborne when it hit an embankment across the street and went through another yard hitting a shed before crash into the house. the homeowner said his wife was sleeping feet away on the first floor. we were here when the suv was in the home earlier this morning. crews pulled it from the house to prevent more damage. this started after 5:00 a.m. the homeowner said the driver got out of the vehicle and told his wife to call 911 before running away. his wife was sleeping in the hospital bed on the other side of the wall having just gotten
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out of the hospital last week. i was in the bed and i heard something that sounded like thunder. i came downstairs there was a car. my brother woke me up, and said dolly is here. it's 5:30, she just got out of the hospital last week i've been helping i thought she needed me. next thing i hear her saying oh, my god a car is in my live room. >> reporter: his wife was taken to the hospital after having chest pains. she is going to be fine. they tell me they were in the process of selling the home getting ready to move to virginia, for now they will be put up by the red cross while police to investigate and search for this driver. we're live in bensalem. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." gray. scary think thankfully nobody was hurt. police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man
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as he stepped outside a philadelphia bar. the 26-year-old man left the bar on the 200 block of east allegheny avenue at 2:30 a.m. when he was shot at pointblank range. he was rushed to temple university hospital where he died from his injuries. armed robbers targeted two 7-eleven stores within minutes of one another. now philadelphia police are searching for the suspects. the first robbery a happened on the 7900 block of frankford avenue at 2:00 a.m. three armed men entered the store displangd money and cigarettes -- demanding money and cigarettes. minutes later three men entered the 7-eleven at bridge and thompson street and demanded money there. there were no injuries in either robbery. police are looking at surveillance video to try to identify the suspects. your time 10:04 an off-duty police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect moments after the crime. the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the officer.
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"action news" reporter, jeff chirico has the details. he tried to rob the wrong one. >> reporter: viewer video shows the aftermath of a police-involved shooting an officer pointing his gun at a robbery suspect lying on the ground fatally wounded. the robbery happened on park avenue. an officer intervened when he saw the suspect rob another man. the robber pointed his gun at the officer and he fired his weapon. you see where he got shot at like on his hip or something like that. >> reporter: police backup arrived and the officer removed the on from the suspect. i watched him take a gun off him, a chrome 32 or something, chrome revolver. >> reporter: the robber victim
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was roughed up, police picked up the suspect and placed him in the suv where he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. we are told the officer wasn't hurt. police and internal affairs are investigating. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." from our delaware newsroom police in new castle county have arrested a man accused of trying to steal a car and injuring two officer as he attempted to get away. police arrested calvin warren on friday. they try tried to pull him over after they suspected the suv he was in was stolen. he backed into a patrol car and hit a civilian vehicle and hit two more police cars. the officers involved were not injured. union representing the faculty and coaches at pennsylvania-state run universities will not be hitting the picket line at least not yet. classes will not be interrupted by walkout at west chester,
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cheney and other schools at the end of academic school year. they will take a strike authorization vote later if talks with the state do not make progress. union members have been working without a contract for more than a year. the next negotiation session is scheduled for april 28th. a media company has bought a majority share in new jersey flying fish brewing company. the owners prime shamrock communications publish newspapers in northeast new york and pennsylvania. brewery is located in somerdale, camden county. two volunteer firefighters are over the hook after sharing their wedding invitation on social media. they staged their fire fighting coats as props and posted on facebook. they were threatened with suspension for violating
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department rules that could link anyone back to the department. the social media policy has been readvised. september is carrying out a scheduled changes on the regional rail lines, they go into in effect today in an effort to improve weekend on time and reliability. customers can find the schedules by referring to time taint -- mee april 10th on them. 40 agencies across the delaware valley held the first career fair of its kind recruiting minorities in law enfor thefor theforcement. i don't want my kids to be growing up in a bad environment. people are getting shot.
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i don't want my kids to be in that type of situation. everyone was welcomed to the first annual philadelphia police diversity career fair. minorities and women were encouraged to attend. despite the snow, steady stream of applicants entered the gym. the turnout was a relief to recruitment officers. this weekend closing ceremonials were held for a program involving hundreds of young children. police officers were on hand to congratulate for those who completed the program at the harold gate house. it's to help young people make good life choices. according to the aaa the cost to fill up is starting to go up. prices in new jersey were the lowest in the delaware valley. 1.88 for a gallon of regular
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gasoline. that's up 20 cents. in delaware, 1.9 3. the average price for a gallon of regular in philadelphia is 2.20. the reason summer blend gas costs more to produce. the time 10:10. still ahead on "action news" sunday morning. cross if you dare. there's a new exhibit that brings you extremely close to the sharks at adventure aquarium. a huge social media response after a young boy is stood up by his friends on his birthday. looking live sky6 live hd. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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all right, folks, so glad you stayed with us. a man is in a denver hospital this morning after the jet pack he was testing went out of control. the 27-year-old was testing the jet pack friday after making modifications to it. he got ten feet into the air when the device spun him around and slammed him to the ground. he was not wearing helmet or protective gear, but managed to survive the crash. he has scrapes and burns and expected to make a complete recovery. as chris mentioned we are waking up to chilly temperatures across the delaware and lehigh valleys. for some it meant extra layering for the marathon in center city this morning. three, two, one! >> reporter: not everyone
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listened to chris. this is the philadelphia love run half marathon. runners took off from eakens oval two hours ago. some were bravely running in shorts while others were completely decked out in sweatshirts and pants, smart for those other ones. it is not tank top weather. >> reporter: these guys are crazy. let's get you outside. it's cold, it's chilly especially fore april standards. we have temperatures in the 30s. the freeze warning has expired ground temperatures and air temperatures are above freezing now. so that's the goose, -- good news, we're still melting the snow. we had a good 2 to 3 inches fall. there's the camden area waterfront battleship new jersey, it's a good looking morning around the delaware and lehigh valleys. double scan live is clear. take a look at the temperatures. we had a one-week set back in the temperature department. march was so unbelievablably warm it was 9 warmest march ever
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for the city of philadelphia. we sit 60 degrees for higher 28 degrees and 80 degrees or higher 3 times. set three record highs and all of a sudden this hams once we turn the -- this happens once we set the calendar page and we get into april. 54 wednesday, thursday, 62. friday, not bad, 51. yesterday, 43 degrees, today, 350, lots of sunshine expected. pressure reading rising. winds out of the north/northwest. there's our 38. trenton, 36. poconos 27. when you factor in the winds it still feels like 19 in the poconos. 30 in reading, 31 in philadelphia. and 28 degrees in millville. area of high pressure canadian high pressure system sitting right there over the appalachians on the border
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between virginia and west virginia. still pulling in the colder air. it's out of the northwest, a colder win flow for us. even though the sun angle is higher than months ago, it will be chilly. the normal is 61. we'll go 50 today. it's still chilly. the arctic high will pull away slip north into the canadian maritimes and be replaced with the pacific air that will put temperatures back in the 60s again starting tomorrow. here's a look at the surface maps. there's the warm front that punches through overnight tonight into tomorrow. as we get into monday, expect clouds out there, maybe an isolated shower, but the numbers are again, back in the 60s. it will feel better. future tracker 6 sunshine today, a few high, thin clouds mixed in later this afternoon. main line cloudy overnight tonight. tomorrow morning it's cloudy, a couple of showers are possible west of philadelphia. they should remain on the lighter side. during afternoon if you're heading to the phillies home
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opener. expect clouds out there, warm temperatures an isolated hit or miss shower. monday night into tuesday that's when the frontal system arrives we could see a steadier period of rain here. you see the yoalts pop up. this is -- yellows pop up. this is 3:30 tuesday afternoon. rainfall totals could be a half inch to a three-quarters of an inch depending on your location. 50 degrees is the high. the tree pollen is on the moderate side. everything else is nice and low. tuesday they all go on the low side as the rain washes it away. overnight tonight, seasonable, 34 degrees outlying suburbs, 40 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 63 degrees tomorrow for the phillies home opener against the padres, not too bad temperature-wise. you might want to bring an umbrella. 60 for tuesday.
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wednesday, 58, thursday and friday, in the 60s. there's an exiting new heart stopping way to see two dozen sharks wilmington around at the adventure acquire you mean in camden. -- acquire you owe aquarium in n did he mean. katherine scott checked it out. >> reporter: you can look at the sharks at adventure aquarium in camden. the shark bridge is opening. you get to see the divers get in the exhibit and clean the exhibit and whole feed our sharks and gives you that behind the scenes view that guests never had before. >> reporter: that view comes from right overhead on what's called the longest v-shaped rope suspended bridge of its kind. while you walk 81 feet across look down so you don't miss the sand bars and sand tigers and nurse sharks. you can see ten, 12,
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14-foot sharks below you. >> reporter: just imagine building it. building the bridge took four tons of steel and 148 bolts and enough rope to span the lengths of 63 football fields and a little bit of courage. since january a crew of 20 would use harnesses and scaffolding and other safety recautions as they worked on the job. when you walk along it moves slightly from side to side that and the sharks below gets your heart rate going a little bit. the shark bridge is free with aquarium admission if you dare. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." okay, so glad
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with us check out what's going viral in the social corner. we have the social images everybody is talking about in facebook youtube abbey more. check this out, a houston texas police officer getting down and dancing with justin bieber. guess what, they are not at a concert, they are at the mall in
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houston, in connection texas. it shows bieber and a group of guys dancing in the store and officer decides to join in the fun. that drew an louder cheer from bieber fans, video posted by the owner of a tattoo shop that looked like a jail and donates portions of the earnings to each at that too to fallen officers. you can hear the screams from girls. now to rome the story that touched many hearts when pope francis stopped and got out of his car and blessed lizzie myers eyes and ears. lizzie's parents were hoping she would get his attention by smiling and waving to him. she has a rare disorder that will render her blind and deaf some day. they are hoping for a miracle after she was blessed by the
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holy father. what pope francis has done for her, if there's any chance of a miracle to be there. lizzie was beside herself with joy meeting pope francis in person. there was a big outpouring of support for a young boy in indiana after no one showed up to his brgd -- birthday party. 9-year-old waited for two hours, not one of the 12 classmates who rsvp'd they didn't show up. when the mom called the parents, they said he is just too different. he had a brain development that required skull expansion surgery. his grandmother posted on the facebook page about the disappointing birthday party and asked for cards to make up for the humiliating day. cards an gifts are coming from
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as far away as vietnam an london. what is wrong with parents? i know. meteorologist chris sowers has a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors have received a few awards. but we've received a few more, including jd power who ranked us highest in customer satisfaction for the third year in a row.
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democratic national convention, mayor kenny will be the host. why he can't take cabs any longer. and hillary clinton why can't she close the deal in the pennsylvania primary. it matters this time. 10:30 a.m. time for the a look at accuweather. >> reporter: it's chilly, 50 degrees a lot of sunshine expected. 63 tomorrow the phillies home opener. mostly cloudy skies and spotty shower, most of the game is dry. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, back up to 60 for tuesday, periods of rain makes for rather miserable day. wednesday looks better, sun and clouds, 58 cooler. thursday, clouds, sun, 62. friday is warmer, saturday, 63 sunday looks like 70. come on sunday. thank you chris this weekend with george stephanopoulos is coming up next on 6abc. jonathan carl talks to bernie sanders who is enjoying a surge in the race against hillary clinton for the
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democratic nomination for president here's jonathan with a preview. >> reporter: it was a bruising week in the rails for -- rails r the white -- race for the white, bernie sanders and hillary clinton sparring over who is qualified to be president. could democrats face a contested convention. sanders is here to talk about that, so is the chair of the clinton campaign. after a tough week donald trump is shaking up his campaign is he losing it is battle over delegates. we'll look at the controversy over north carolina religious freedom law coming up on this week. of course "action news" continues at noon. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, a scary scene in bucks county look at this, a car slams into a home, our live coverage continues at noon. 26 cyclists from newtown, connecticut are coming to philadelphia with a powerful message. now for chris sowers and gray hall and the entire "action
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news" team, i'm nydia han have a great morning. we'll see you back here at noon!
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