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overwhelmed she was not moving quickly enough, he reached in and pulled her out and took off with it. >> the carjacking took place at the acme parking lot on business route 1. >> in the middle of the day, 3:30 in the afternoon, people are walking around, and this violent individual rips her out of the car and throws her to the ground without regard for her safety. >> a black male, with a dark hooded sweatshirt and pants. he took off in the kia rio. >> it's disgusting and i have an older mother and it's awful. it was in broad daylight. >> police believe it was this suspect that used the victim's considered at three convenience stores and robbed last night. >> a black male matching the description stole money from the register in the shop-rite and
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fled. >> some customers at the acme are unnerved by the senseless violence in the middle of the parking lot where they felt safe. >> this is a safe, nice place, we love this place and now we have to be careful. >> we live in a senior community and i'm scared for my neighbors too when they come to shop. >> some people don't have someone to come with them to shop, especially if they are seniors. >> acme is cooperating fully to help catch the carjacker and customer safe it is paramount importance. the victim says was terrified and suffered minor cuts and bruises when she was pulled from the car. >> she is shooken up but she'll be okay. >> if you see the kia call 911 but do not approach.
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police in the lehigh valley, identified the man who die fire department a morning crash, john murray of tripoli hit a parked car and then a house at 4:15 this morning in south whitehall township and died at the scene. a passenger in his car was sent to the hospital and the crash caused a fire in the house it crashed into but nobody inside of home was injured. philadelphia mayor, jim kenney introduced two of the officials today. adam theil will head up the fire department. and headed up local fire departments in four states including maryland. he replaced acting commissioner, derek sawyer whose future is unclear. and a new prison commissioner, blanche carnie, the first woman to be appointmented to that job. pennsylvania's state auditor
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says that pennsylvania's charter schools near more oversight. a report says that the school district charter school office is too small to oversee the city's 86 charters and that the district spends less than 1% on the budget charter office. they are in charge of keeping tabs on the schools. >> the charter school office is notoriously understaffed with only six employees to oversee charter schools with 68,000 students. >> they recommend they audit charter schools one auto year, currently it's once every five years and he calls for new legislation on charter school funding. turning to accuweather it was a wet start as we forecasted but the delaware valley is getting a big dose of sunshine. now in atlantic city, sky 6 hd showing you the beautiful sun hitting the ocean and a chilly night, get ready for a late week
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warm-up. cecily tynan is outside with a first look at the forecast. >> reporter: it's really a beautiful afternoon, lots of sunshine. but the day did not start out that way. satellite 6 along with action radar showing that yes we had a wet morning commute. at 7:00 pretty solid area of rain over us. most areas reporting about a .25 inch to .33 inch of rain and now the cold front has pushed east of us and we have a few high, thin clouds lingering at the shore. what the cold front will do is bring us colder air. currently philadelphia 63 degrees the average high for this time of year and yesterday we were 69 and pittsburgh 50 and as we head into the overnight hours temperatures drop. 46 degrees in philadelphia at 11:00 and 47 in atlantic city but reading and allentown already down to 40 degrees and
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the northwest suburbs will drop at or below freezing, so a freeze warning for upper montgomery and bucks and berks county a good idea to cover your plants. but a huge warm-up into the weekend, we'll have details on that coming up. >> all right cecily we'll see you later. and now the race to the white house, while there is speculations on who the nominees will be. paul ryan is sure it won't be him. he made his position clear at the national republican headquarters today. there is rumors he could be nominated for president if there say deadlock at the convention. >> if you want to be the nominee for the party, to be the president you should actually run for it. i chose not to do this.
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therefore, i should not be considered period of end of story. >> we'll have more on what ryan's announcement means for the presidental race at 5:30. meantime the political fight over the vacancy on the supreme court continues and the judiciary committee grassley had breakfast with merrick garland and explained why they would not move forward with the nomination hearing. they were encouraged by the meeting but called on senate republicans to confirm garland to the high court. a man is under arrest with the disappear annance of a seattle mother. she was last seen heading on a date with someone she met online. >> reporter: monica, the medical examiner is still working to absolutely confirm the victim's identity but they believe the
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body parts found in a seattle neighborhood belonged to the missing mom. after the seattle mother of three went missing late last week now a suspect in custody. john charlton arrested in the homicide investigation after a gruesome discovery. body parts found in a curb side recycling begin. >> all the evidence leads to that particular victim. they likely belong to 40-year-old ingrid lynn, her friends telling police she planned on going on a date with someone she met online. >> saturday when she didn't pick up her kids, we knew something was very wrong. >> neighbors responding. the purse, the telephone, everything was in the house. call, call, no ingrid. >> a pretty quiet neighborhood
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and cul-de-sac. and watching the news, the crime scene officers shown where the human remains were found in the afternoon. >> my mind went right there, but no it can't be. >> friends worst fears confirmed. >> devastating, sick, wrong. >> authorities say that the suspect john charlton has a criminal history but no other murders on his record, he is due in court today. >> all right lauren thank you for that report. back here gets let a check of the "action news" traffic report. lets go to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> it's about choosing the least of the evils and this may be the worst. there is an accident up ahead in coatesville, normally i would say it's okay head for the turnpike westbound instead but there is a crash there also and
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speeds there are in the 20s and that is better than the single digits in the westbound 30 bypass and your best bet is 322 as you head west, in buck county an overturned milk truck at 113 and 313 by the cvs, in north philadelphia you will want to stay clear of the school bus crash at diamond and van pelt and 13th is still blocked because of the crash that brought down the pole and a broken down vehicle at the work zone at cotman, expect heavier than normal delays coming north of center city this after foon. lots cooking in the next half hour. >> skip lunch, thanks matt. coming up a call to action from president obama about equal pay, the plea for equal pay regardless of gender. >> and it's a disorder thought to target a woman's fertility, and now it's thought to be more
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attacks in paris. this photo was posted of salah abdeslam he is checked on eight times an hour, he was arrest the last month for his role in the paris attacks, it's believed that his arrest triggered the attacks in brussels just days later. >> and they arrested two men in connection to last month's attacks they say they rented an apartment for the bombers that attacks the airport and subway. 130 people were killed in paris in november and 32 died in brussels last month. today is equal payday, a symbolic day for how far the women have to work into the year to catch up to men. president obama spoke at a womens equal the event in washington. he said that it should be a fundamental principle of the
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economy. >> the idea if you are a high school teacher or business executive or professional tennis player or soccer player your work should be rewarded. >> it's a historic site in the women's movement. the fund has downgraded its forecast for global economic growth, it expects a growth of 3.2% this year, that is down .02 for the forecast and they cited weakness in japan for the reason in the drop. despite the news stocks rose across the board and the dow jones posted a 65 point gain and the nasdaq 39 points and the s&p up almost 20. time for health check.
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there is news that efforts to clear pollution for kids working. >> reporter: we know that somethingy air is not good for kids with asthma but this helped all kidded whether or not they have a diagnose the breathing problem. they followed 146 kids in southern california over a ten-year period, as air quality got better families with kids with and without asthma reported fewer respiratory problems including bronchitis and coughing. also today ovary system. psos affects millions of women and a conference is being held on saturday in philadelphia. it was thought to only affect a woman's fertility, now they are spreading the word that it could pose a much bigger health
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threat. >> diana grassy is among the speakers, she has had pcos since her 20s. out of the blue i started to gain weight, a rapid amount of weight. >> it's a metabolic disorder that affects 10% of women and scientists are just beginning to understand it, it can cause high level of male hormones like testosterone and access body hair and the body cannot process insulin or blood sugar properly. >> i was on the verge of becoming diabetic and my triglycerides were high. >> and raises the risk of cancer and mental health conditions. regular exercise and a careful diet are tools in fighting the disorder. >> olive oil, avocado and we are
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thinking nuts and omega rich foods like salmon and tuna and trout. fruits and vegetables are also important. and women should try to avoid processed foods and those high in sugar or white flour. >> that is good advice for everybody, the conference is at jefferson university hospital. there are some tickets left for dieticians, nurses and other health care professionals, swret information on 6abc.com/health check. >> thanks ali. >> coming up a big celebration at childrens hospital thanks to a donation. and how some use their craft to promote peace at city hall today.
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doesn't that sound nice, sweet sounds of peace filled city hall after a faith project touring the u.s. the steel drum band kicked off a tour in philadelphia. including young musicians from israel. mayor kenney was there and the youngsters hope to bridge the
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gap using students to make the way. and -- was at the kingsessing branch of the free library of philadelphia, kids were encouraging to build and play with blocks and shared lunch with the mayor as well. a new volunteer center at the university of philadelphia was officially dedicated. it was held at the wawa center for advanced pediatric care, the officials from wawa also presented a check for $5 million. chop is renaming their program the wawa volunteer program. the goal is to increase the program to 1,000 participants. philadelphia is the meeting place for hundreds of entrepreneurs in the health care industry. here at university city, several new startup companies dedicated to health care were on display for dream it health philadelphia. an opportunity for health care
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professionals to see the latest in the industry and some startup companies to showcase themselves and perhaps find investors, the event was held by penn medical center and independent blue cross. still ahead a check of the accuweather forecast. looking live at sky 6 hd showing you the center city skyline and not a bad tuesday evening. accuweather is next. ♪ ♪ ♪ that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance. along with diet and exercise...
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finally nice weather on the way. looking at the commodore barry bridge. an easier commute than the morning commute when we had the soaking rain. yesterday 69 degrees and today philadelphia 63 with the winds out of the northwest. millville 60 and wilmington 62 and allentown 59 and reading 57 degrees, and the winds out of the northwest will pull down cooler air tonight. if you look at the calendar though, we are nearly equal on days with highs above average,
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and days with afternoon highs below average, days in blue six days. however, you remember this past weekend, april is running a degree and a half below average but that will change. this is the leading edge of cold air, what that will do is pull down the air mass from the northwest and temperatures drop below freezing and we have a freeze warning posted for the northwest suburbs. you see temperatures at or slightly below freezing 38 in philadelphia and cape may 40, you will want to bundle up, future tracker showing temperatures still in the 40s and despite wall-to-wall sunshine temperatures struggle to make it to the upper 50s.
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temperatures on the chilly side but not lasting all that long. >> a bright, sunny forecast, good for your mood but not your allergies, the pollen meter is extreme, maple, juniper and alder, the main culprits by the grass pollens are causing allergies. on the chilly side. 58 degrees and thursday slightly milder and 62 degrees and a few clouds. sunday 64 and saturday 67 degrees and sunday valley forge revolutionary five mile run, i am running and adam is running, i think this is the best weather we have ever had. 72 degrees. and it gets warmer than that coming up in the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> lets get rick to run. >> we'll talk about it, i happen to have that day open.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" tonight.
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four of the presidential hopefuls set their sights on the next primary and take jabs at their rivals. we are live with the latest. an argue at a local bar turns violent. and new jersey transit is expanding its surveillance program to ensure passenger safety, what riders have to say about it. now, to the 2016 presidential race, we are one week away from the pivotal new york primary, a big prize for the republican and democratic candidates. donald trump and hillary clinton are holding a double digit lead according to the latest polls and they were certified as the winners of the missouri primary. back to new york state where a big batch of delegates are up for grabs, 291 for democrats and 95 for republicans, donald trump and john kasich and hillary clinton rallied supporters and
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attacked the competition in the empire state. ted cruz pushed his agenda in california. another prize. >> count me out, for a third time paul ryan stamped out any chance of a presidential run. he was under increased pressure to throw his hat into the ring to prevent donald trump from becoming the nominee, delegates should not consider him if there is a contested national convention in cleveland. lets head to stephanie ramos live in washington tonight with more. >> reporter: well rick, new york is winner take most state and the frontrunners, donald trump and hillary clinton are hoping to rake in the state's delegates. bernie sanders, hillary clinton and donald trump and john kasich are all in a new york state of mind. sanders greeted by a pumped up crowd of supporters in syracuse
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where the vermont senator went after the opponent he would like to face in the general election. >> in a general election poll match-up we are beating trump by 20 points. >> a new quinnipiac poll shows hillary clinton is beating sanders in new york by double digits as she tries to win over voters in her home state. at a new york city round table weighing in on the gender gap. >> the last time i checked there is no discount for being a woman, grocery doesn't cost us less and rent doesn't cost us less. >> and trump is still maintaining a double digit lead in the empire state and is still mad over a loss in colorado. cruz spending his time in california after being in the bronx last week. john kasich getting a warm
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welcome in new york at an matzo bakery. posting with kids and saying he should be the gop nominee. >> we aim to the light not towards the darkness. >> and as rick mentioned a minute ago, house speaker, paul ryan said count me out he wants no part in a white house bid and says even though he did not want to become house speaker and did end up taking the job this is different, like apples and oranges. in washington, i'm stephanie ramos, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. world news tonight with david muir, has more on the battle for the white house, you can watch that at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. we are 104 days away from the democratic national convention in philadelphia and journalists from around the world came who get a lay of the land. all eyes will be on july 25th to
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29th that is when democrats decide who will represent them in the general election, politicians and media is all expected at the event. the goal is to engage voters in a way never seen before. >> we want more americans than ever before to feel connected to the convention experience, even if they are thousands of miles away. >> the last time there was a political event of this magnitude was in 2000 when the republican party held its convenience here and the primaries here are two weeks from today and voters in new jersey go june 7th, the final day of primary elections. in final news a man is recovering and one man is on the run following an attack in a south street bar and it's all caught on video. it happened at the paddy whacks puck in february. the suspect speaks with the victim and then hits the man in
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the head way glass and punched him several times, an employee ran in to stop the attack and the suspect ran off. if you recognize him you are asked to call police. and philadelphia police are looking for the gunman that shot another man following a fight at a logan parking lot yesterday. this was taken after 11:00 a.m. at sunny's deli in carlyle. deputies say the suspect and victim got into a struggle before the shooting and the victim was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm. and an employee of a 5 below store was stabbed after trying to stop two thieves, look at the women in these two pictures they were the suspects, they stole merchandise from the store and walked out. and when the employee went after them, the duo allegedly pulled out knives and stabbed that worker in the neck and back and ran off.
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if you who the women are police want to hear from you. slick roads may have contributed to the crash in fairmount park nature the strawberry mansion bridge. matt o'donnell took this video with his own phone. the driver lost control and went into the embankment and the driver got out and refused medical treatment. the pennsylvania district attorney's association supdating its guidelines on how eyewitnesss should identify suspects. the association talked about the best method to use when working with witnesses. they found that showing witnesses a set of photos at once was better than the lineup photos one after the other. >> we have science coming out for witness identifications, how they look and observe and remember, seeing new and interesting results that we need to adapt to.
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>> the group's best practiced committee along with law enforcement came up with the guidelines. >> new developments tonight in legal proceedings involving bill cosby he is trying to have criminal charged filed against him here in pennsylvania dropped. lawyers for cosby filed an appeal with the state supreme court. this sexual assault case. and in a separate case a federal judge in massachusetts ruled that cosby's wife camille must continue her deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven other women. they accuse cosby of sexual assaulting them decades ago. and now new jersey transit are stepping up security on their trains. "action news" reporter katherine
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scott spoke to riders about it today. >> more of this surveillance technology is being installed in north jersey but it's already if use on the river line. >> on board the river line you may see these signs posted in english and spanish, video and audio equipment in use, the addition of the audio equipment is not new, and they say they take little notice. >> it doesn't harm me. i don't do nothing wrong. >> new jersey transit did not comment on the specifics of the technology or its costs but supporters say the video and audio surveillance is an important tool for law enforcement and deterrent for criminal activity. some riders are not opposed to it but the issue is not so clear-cut. >> the a pro and con thing and
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invasion of privacy for some people. >> it depends on how it is used. critics worry about who is listening and what will happen with the conversations recorded. >> do you feel safer? >> it won't prevent anything from happening in the moment. >> others believe that if it indeed cuts down on crime the technology is work it. >> i think it's a good thing. protects the city more. >> if it's for safety, i think it's a great idea. >> i asked septa about this technology, they say since pennsylvania has a two party consent law, they won't use audio in their buses, trains or trolleys. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." breaking news now, philadelphia police are investigating a carjacking and an assault in the kensington
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section of the city. you see a couple of police cruisers there. it happened at 5:15 at the area of american street and diamond avenue. details are sketchy, but we are told that the occupant of the stolen vehicle was pistol whipped and then the vehicle matching the description was recovered in the 2000 block of north randolph street but the suspect is still at large. police are investigating trying to determine an update on the victim who was pistol whipped and we'll bring you the latest coming up on "action news." lets get a look at the traffic scene. >> the weather was cooperating more than it was this morning, as we look live 30 bypass is a crawl from exton to 340 out towards coatesville and up ahead a crash is taking out one of the
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two lanes. speeds in the teens or less. and you don't want to use the turnpike instead because there is an accident there. use 322 business 30 or 422 towards berks county. 95 northbound our dv is gone but you are looking at 10 miles per hours. and a broken down vehicle at schuylkill and vine. two more accidents, both intel wear. one along 141 at 100 and acrude new airport road as they work a crash there. >> thank you matt. more to come on "action news." strong winds and hail the size of golf balls pound a southern state breaking windows and damaging cars and we'll show you. and words of wisdom from a
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grammy award winning artist. we'll take you to south philadelphia. the cold winds are moving back and we could be below freezing and i'll have the details in the accuweather forecast. >> and jaime apody with flyers news getting ready for the playoffs. and philly action as well. joe sestak supports a plan that the new york timesfactreported makes cuts to social security benefits.
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people in northern texas spent the day suffer aing damage in wiley, texas, near dallas. it damaged homes and cars and it looks like someone took a baseball bat to them. and the hail made a huge splash of water when it fell into a pool. the district canceled class today because of safety concerned. now jaime apody is here with more on the flyers playoffs with the death of ed schneider. >> it's it's high of making the playoffs but losing their heart and soul in ed schneider. they got back in the ice to
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start their first big round series, in washington. they are playing with extra motivation and schneider's passing on sunday -- >> i think mr. schneider held on until he knew we made the playoffs, that is the feeling we get here. it's a sad situation and we know who is in a better place and who is looking over us. we are doing this in his honor. >> the playoffs have a lot at stake and everything mr. schneider did for the organization and every individual in the organization and past. we owe him something special. we'll have to go out and work hard and see what happens. >> he passed away yesterday at the age of 83. and this is doug hextall's first experience an with playoff hockey. >> this is what you fight all year long to get to this point,
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to get the opportunity, you know i think that initial excitement for all of us on saturday. rightly so it was significant, but that quickly turns to, you know, the next stage. >> take two. the phillies are looking to get their first game at home as they host the padres. of course this year it's about new faces, starting in left field for the first time is tyler goodell, and the 23-year-old rookie has never played over aa is loving his time so far. >> the clubhouse is loose and a lot of fun guys and a lot of younger guys and also a lot of talent. we like to be held accountable for our mistakes, it's easy to play with these guys because they have your back. >> we'll do everything we can to
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continue to improve and see the guys improve. >> just when you thought it would never end, we are almost there, second to last game for the sixers in toronto, this is fan bill dougan, he should buy a lottery ticket right now. he caught not one, not two, but five foul balls. in the same game. >> what? >> from the same game from the same team within a 15 seat radius, he went home empty handed because he gave them away to kids and says he has 200 to 500 at home. >> what? >> he must have a magnet in his glove. >> that is cool. >> thanks jaime. meantime local high school students got a special visit from a grammy award winning artist, visiting south philadelphia, she spoke to two dozen young lady about her experiences as a teen and encouraged the girls to follow
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are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you. meteorologist, adam joseph is back from vacation and brought sunshine back with him. >> it was in the deep south and will stick around here and temperatures in the 70s coming up. >> you can go on vacation any time. >> it was wet earlier this
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morning and sunshine is back and radar is in the clear and will remain this way at least for a week. as we look at the action cam which was at valley form national historic park you can see one of the reconstructed -- i was going to say hut but a log cabin, cecily and i are running in the revolutionary run. come out this weekend will be beautiful for outdoor activities. in the almanac, 63 degrees. that was the high temperature basically average. 92 degrees was the record set in 1977 and the low this morning a little bit below the normal of 43. the numbers are dropping a bit from the north and west and upper 50s with the wins out of the northwesterly direction. now that the cold front has passed through in the low to mid-50s at the shore and dover sitting at 53 degrees, an inch
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fell this morning right along the coast and along the jersey shore and delaware still some clouds hanging on but the clear skies are moving in from the north and west and the clear sky tonight with the relaxing wind is spelling a recipe of freezing conditions, especially far to the north and west. temperatures there 31 degrees and 40 for center city and a freeze warning goes into effect at 2:00 in the morning and lasts through 8:00 a.m. and north chester and lehigh valley, that is where you want to protect the plants. the numbers will drop below freezing. then in the lehigh valley we recover from 30 in the morning to 57 in the afternoon and much milder after that cold start with an abundant amount of sunshine. and the sun is control here in center city.
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a cool wind at 6 to 12 miles per hour and at the shore bright and breezy and the win coming in off the water, much cooler with a high temperature of only 53 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast tomorrow is the cool day of the next seven, 58 but at least we have the sunshine. slightly milder and back to normal on thursday at 63 degrees and pleasant to round out the week at 64 degrees and a beauty on tap. 67 on saturday for the run on sunday morning, near 50 degrees with an afternoon high temperature jumping into the lower 70s. and then some thermometers could make a run at 80 degrees to begin next week on monday. before clouds start to pull back in on tuesday. maybe a sprinkle late in the day, no big system though with temperatures in the lower 70s. the only thing rick was asking about the run was how is the buffet at the end.
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>> very good. >> really? >> yes. >> i will run to the buffet and wait for you. >> thank you adam. stay with 6abc.com/weather, for up to the minute forecasts and stormtracker 6 live double scan radar with a details picture of what is coming up. the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard...
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the philly ad club added administrators. the movers and shakers pinnacle luncheon was held in center city. and they talked about what motivated them throughout their careers. they have been serving the region for almost 70 years. jim gardner is standing by with these stories next at 6:00. ahead an exclusive interview with a boy caught waist deep in the creek bed and the efforts it took to rescue him from the mood. and a fiery accident that set a home on fire. that is next at 6:00. for the entire "action news" team, i'm rick williams, have a
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nice evening. for years, i was a laboratory chemist, developing drugs to fight deadly diseases. as a scientist, i know there's more that washington can do to help families. i'm running for congress to protect planned parenthood funding so more women get cancer screenings and treatment... to pass a ban on fracking in the delaware river basin to preserve our clean water,
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and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message. "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan, and jim gardner. tuesday night and philadelphia mayor, jim kenney introduced his picks for fire and prison. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the dramatic story of a backyard rescue of a 12-year-old boy. we first reported this story last night at 11:00 but we have learned more about young miles
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bryant who was desperately trying to free himself for hours stuck waist deep in the muck of a creek. sara bloomquist is live at the 200 block of kingswood lane. sara how did they get him out. >> reporter: well jim, they used their training and special equipment, this is where the rescue played out. we are here in the woods back here in the bryant home, you can see how swampy and muddy it is here. miles and his brother and a friend were playing in a creek that runs back here and the creek wall collapsed trapping him and it took hours and over 100 first responders to rescue him. >> i don't usually freak out but it was scary. >> miles bryant spent hours stuck in the muddy creek. these still photos showed the massive effort it took to free

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