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>> jim, it business time this time last week i was tracking accumulating snow and cold air moving in. now i'm tracking even warmer air then today. philadelphia a, 65 degrees today. that is 1 degree above average but looking out to the west pittsburgh 71. charleston, west virginia 76 degrees. that air mass and temperatures in the 70's will be heading our way this weekend. the setup, a satellite six with action radar is showing what we have going on here with very strong bubble of high pressure. it is a blocking high pressure. storm systems just can't move in and with that high over us we will get sinking air. so that keeps us with full sunshine during the day, and clear skies at night. the next 12 hearst will show you it is a chilly night with temperatures in philadelphia dropping down in the lower 40's, before we rise up, to about 60 degrees, by lunchtime, tomorrow and then it will keep warming. it is going to be one of the weekend you want to get outside. tomorrow 67 degrees.
now, note that along the beaches with the wind off the ocean, it will be colder, 55 degrees, tomorrow on the beaches. sunday we will warm up to 64 degrees inland. about 70 a long the coast. only down side to this forecast if you have allergies, it is tough. we have in rain in sight, right through the middle of next week the pollen forecast will remain high. mapel, juniper, and popular, i do have a bit of a cool down next week and our next chance of shower, i will let you know when that is in the the full accu weather seven day forecast, jim? thanks, cecily. the earth continues to shake in japan. that is following two days of deadly quakes. a fresh earthquake measuring 5.4 has just hit the southern island of kishu where it is saturday morning at their time. six people have been reported killed in the larger 7.3 magnitude quake that struck earlier today. more than 400 people were
hurt. bridges shook, road gave way, and landslide have hit parts of the country side. i'm told buildings have collapsed or cracked trapping victims or forcing them outside in the street. at least 44,000 people are in shelters but many are too a frayed to stay indoors since today's earthquake followed a day after a 6.5 quake hit the same region on thursday. responders are still trying to rescue victims from that quake. one heart evening moment was caught on video as crews pulled a eight month-old girl from the ruble of her flattened home. and we have breaking news from prince georges county, maryland where two fire fighters have been shot while responding to a house call. they were both rushed to the hospital in critical condition. a civilian was also shot in the incident at 7:30 tonight but not seriously wounded. that person is the suspect's neighbor and the person who called 911. authorities say that the shooter is in custody.
residents of the west philadelphia neighborhood are fuming mad, over georgeeling water. a a six in water main along their block busted sending the water bubbling up to the street. it flooded basements and frayed residents nerves. but the neighbors in the 200 block of north simpson street really got upset where they learn they may be on the hook for repairs. >> actually, we're going to have to pay for this. it is horrible. i'm tired of it. but we cannot really do nothing about it. >> you know, block by block the city is not taking care of the problem. they are putting the problem on the taxpayers. >> my basement is flooded. muddy. porch muddy. you know what i mean, things are ruined. things are ruined in my home. i just don't understand. >> the water department shut off all services to 120 properties, while they try to fix the broken main. the transportation security administration is taking a lot of heat these
days from both passengers and major airlines. american airlines is blasting the tsa for causing huge lines and unbearable waiting times. "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live at philadelphia international, and dann, phl is a parentally one of the worst airlines when it comes to these delays. >> reporter: sad to say, but that is what we're told, jim. for those who haven't been through a tsa checkpoint lately you may be in for a surprise. delays are such the that the tsa is asking to you show up at least two hours ahead for a domestic flight and up to three hours for an international flight but we have learned that not even that may be enough to avoid missing your flight. a number of airports across the country passengers are finding incredibly long lines at tsa checkpoints this was the scene at lax with wait times of one, two, even three hours. >> i don't know if they don't have enough people or the people are not interested in working hard enough. >> this time lines were really long. >> reporter: not a happy
camper. >> no, it is my birthday. no, i'm not at all. >> reporter: passengers are the not the only ones complaining. the spokesmen for american airlines says lines at tsa checkpoints have become unacceptable. he says almost 6800 passengers missed their flights between march 14th and 20th. he said worst airports include philadelphia international, atlanta, l.a., miami and dallas. >> i think honestly they are under staffed. >> reporter: truth of the matter tsa say they have seen a decrease in the number of screeners nationwide due to budget cuts when congress is demanding tighter security measures due to recent terror acts. currently there are only 41,000 screeners, the low necessary five years. with summer coming on, tsa is trying to add 200 new screeners a week and bring levels to the congressional count of 42,500 but even though, the tsa administrators is warning passengers to be prepared for delays. >> i think you can see longer wait times because of the volume of people moving. >> reporter: with that, the best tip may be for to you
sign up for tsa precheckup, which is the fast lane but is there a fee for that. or you can show up before your flight a lot earlier then you normally would. we're live at philadelphia international, i'm dann cuellar for channel six "action news". >> okay, dann, thank you. lawyers for bill cosby were in federal court today in philadelphia. as well as lawyers for andrea constand who accused cosby of drugging her and then sexually assaulting her. u.s. district judge robreno ordered constand is entitled to any documents or e-mails that cosby's lawyers shared with this man, former montgomery county d.a. bruce castor. castor promised cosby ten years ago that he would never be charge in the case. in philadelphia a this port richmond man is accused of hitting and killing a man on the scooter, dragging his body for hundreds of feet, and then taking off. philadelphia police say that six two-year old ramone morales is charged with murder and homicide by vehicle.
thirty-six year-old thomas dunbar was struck and killed, wednesday night, at aramingo and lehigh avenues in the kensington section of philadelphia. we have reported on this before, package theft is becoming more and more of a problem in philadelphia. tonight, police are trying to track down a bandit who committed his thiefry this week in wynfield. "action news" reporter jeff chirico is live in wynfield with the story, jeff? >> reporter: jim, you can say that thief hit the wrong home. it longs to the city's first deputy commissioner of recreation who keeps a close eye on her property with a host of high definition cameras that catch every detail. >> it really does make my stomach just churning. >> reporter: this crystal clear surveillance videos show the man sue slawson made off with boxes of high priced electronics from their front step on the 5400 block of woodbine avenue. >> it is like you are looking at the guy in his face. you can identify him.
you can pick him out of any picture. >> reporter: theft happened tuesday afternoon. cameras shows that the delivery man is dropping off two amazon boxes, a couple of hours later another man approached the doors. waits for nearly a minute. then he kicks a box before cautiously picking them up and hiding them in his jacket. the brazen daylight theft is a blow to to slawson's sense of security. >> it is frightening. somebody in my family could becoming home. my mother could be walking up on the patio. >> reporter: slawson bought the high definition camera set after her family home was burglarized last year. now she says it is paying off providing these rare vivid images that she believes will help police nail the thief in no time. >> it will be easy to identify him, if family or friends see him, they will know. >> reporter: the good news amazon refunded slawson the cost of the tablet and ipod that were stolen. now she says she will heed
advice of police recommend people have have their packages delivered to the office or left at the post office. we are live from wynfield, jeff chirico for channel six "action news", jim. >> thanks, jeff. the schuylkill river trail wants to hit the ground running later this month. the group is holding a free session on april 27th to train citizens on how to help patrol the many miles of popular pathways. a long both side of the river. registration opened up this afternoon for volunteers to sign up. meanwhile, location markers have gone up for lighting, that is being installed and surveillance cameras along the trail are in the works. this was a day to celebrate one of the greatest baseball players whoever lived. dozens of people showed up to the philadelphia stars negro league memorial park in fairmount park, to honor one jackie robinson. it was on this day in 1947 that robinson played his first major league game breaking the color barrier in the major
leagues. celebration comes a month have a the city of philadelphia officially apologized for robinson, when he played here against the phillies he was taunted, and refused services, in philadelphia. philadelphia police commissioner richard ross was honored tonight for his efforts to combat human trafficking. ross received a recognition at the top of the tower in center city. tonight's event was sponsored by the organization, dawn's place which works to improve the lives of women hoff been sexually exploited. emergency vehicles and a contingent of motorcycles hoped to welcome home a hero tonight in camden county. u.s. air force tech sergeant andrew a clarkon a arrived home, to pine hill, after six months overseas. the sergeant has been serving in qatar and she fell into the arms of a loved one.
she has been in the air force now for 11 years. still to come on "action news" tonight, the first group of women will be getting a a shot of breaking a glass ceiling in the army, also, a deadly tiger attack at an american zoo. bernie sanders hits the campaign trail in new york for the stone pathways of the vatican. why pregnant woman might want to consider mexican food for the benefit of their babies, cecily. beautiful friday night, great kick off to the weekend. sky six at head house square. i'm tracking warmer weather on the way. i'll let you know he how warm it will get and when we will see rain coming up with the full accu weather seven day forecast. jamie apody with a seriously to the flyers chances during their playoff run and villanova wildcats from buzzer beaters to bell ringers. we will explain. that and more when "action news" continues tonight.
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south florida zoo today. the 38 year-old woman was the lead keeper for the west palm beach zoo. the attack happened in an enclosure where tigers eat and sleep. zoo visitors were hearded in the gift shop for safety. the police later said the tying are never got lose and guest where is never at risk. rescuers had to wait until tranquilizer took effect on the tiger, before they could safely get to the mauled zoo keeper. this is hard to watch but perfectly legal in the state of of georgia. tonight, outrageous growing over a video showing a five-year old boy being spanked in school. his mother recorded video and gave her consent but now she says she felt pressure to allow it. georgia is one of the 19 states that still allow corporal punishment in schools. school officials, where this spanking took place says it is reexamining the policy. bernie sanders is returning to the fray of the campaign from the vatican.
sanders was there to take part in the conference, marking the 25th anniversary of the document issued by pope john paul, ii on social and economic justice. sanders issued a global call to action, to address what he called an immorallal unsustainable well in equality and poverty. sanders did issue his 2014 tax return today. that is a after saying he would do so at the debate last night. sanders and his wife jane had an adjusted gross income of $205,000. they gave over $8,000 to charity. hillary clinton is looking for a win in new york, and she got one today. she took on a group of come minute necessity players at a senior home in mar problem, and she won. she promised to take dominoes to the white house and oh, yeah to also provide more money for public housing. this was hartford, connecticut today where protesters confronted donald trump supporters outside the
candidate's rally venue. inside trump again lashed out at the republican party and its nomination process. he called it rigged. he insisted that millions of his followers would refuse to go to the polls in november if he is denied the nomination. ted cruz today, accused trump of wining. cruz said trump complains and that is fine, says cruz because we're focused on winning elections. >> shut it down. >> reporter: actress rosario dawson, monk more than 13 -- make that 130 protesters arrested today in washington as part of the demonstration as begins influence of the money in politics. the demonstrators have called this democracy spring. many of them started their march to washington from philadelphia, two weeks ago. twenty-two with men will get the chance to make military history. the army has approved their request to become the first female commissioned officers in the infantry and the arm or
branch. those leadership rolls have only been opened until men until today. women will be graduating from the academy of second lieutenants and will then of to complete specific training before they can be qualified to lead a platoon but yes, they are make going history. health check at 11:00 tonight, starting to day pregnant woman had a new food group to enjoy to help ward off birth defects. folic acid may prevent what they call neuro tube defects, it is currently added to even rich grain products like bread, cereals, noodles and pasta, so women can get enough of that key nutrient in their diet. now f.d.a. has approved fortifying corn flour with folic acid. that is a stape until latin american cooking in food like tortilla's, and taco shells. thinks a beginning for what promises to be a long night indeed for students at st. joes university. they started walking laps
around hagan arena at 7:00 o'clock tonight and they plan to keep going until 7:00 o'clock in the morning. it is all for an extraordinarily good cause. this is relay for life which raises money for the american cancer society. and when they leave at 7:00 o'clock in the morning they will see the sun, and the beginning of the gorgeous weekend. >> it will be one of those weekend you just want to get outdoors and enjoy it. storm tracker six live double scan showing we are rain free and we will stay that way for probably the next six days. so enjoy it. the action cam is taking a look at market street bridge, on this friday night, a lot of folks out and about, and if they are, definitely a good night for the jacket. with the air so dry, dew points so low once the sunsets the temperature drops off pretty quickly especially since we have in cloud cover and we have had light wind. so pottstown down to 48 degrees. kenneth square 44. center city in the the quite that cool, 50 degrees but
interior south jersey, temperatures really dropping off, hammington already down to 40. vineland 38. gandy's beach 38. hockessin, delaware 46 degrees. there is a chill in the air. satellite six with action radar is showing that we have this protective dome of high pressure keeping our sky, clear. and provide substance. no cloud, will get here. we're in a blocking pattern. so that means storms really cannot move to the east. so if you look out to the west, they are stuck under this low pressure. severe wet's cross the plains. you can see that light? yes, that is snow. denver, colorado, six to 12 inches, could get 2 feet of snow in the mountains of colorado. but if you will notice, thunderstorms, they are not moving east but north. that blocking high pressure and that will keep us, like this right through the weekend. we are looking at plenty of sunshine, both days, the day planner showing tomorrow, at 8:00 o'clock, chill in the air, 46 degrees.
by 11:00, 58. and then 66 degrees by 5:00 o'clock, and a high of 67 . a gorgeous day. it gets warmer on sunday. this is really the setup. we have low pressure to the east. high pressure over us. we will be on the breezy side tomorrow this high pressure expand west ward on sunday. so that will bring us temperatures in the 70's. 74 degrees, loads of sunshine, it will be close to 5 degrees cooler down the shore with a high of about 60 degrees, and we are in our longest dry spell of the entire year. likely from this past wednesday through next thursday, that is nine days in a row without a drop of rain. the last time we had a dry spell this long, december 3rd through 13th we had a 11 days. problem with the try weather, of course though is the allergy. pollen will remain on the high side. the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, doesn't get much better then this.
67 degrees tomorrow. the splendid sunshine. on sunday, valley forge revolutionary run adam and i will be running, race time temperature about 50 degrees. should be perfect for running. afternoon high on sunday, we will bump up to 74 degrees. monday feels like summer with a high of 80. then a cold front moves through dry, drops temperature to 68 degrees on tuesday and wednesday, we will bump it backup to 77 degrees on thursday, and then friday clouds with the possibility of some showers, beginning pass over beginning at sundown. only challenge in the forecast how many different ways can we say beautiful, phenomenal, splendid, gorgeous. >> we will take anything. >> it is difficult. >> thanks, cecily. we have breaking news out of maryland tonight and it is tragic news, a fire fighter has now died at the hospital after he and his partner, were shot tonight, while answering a fire call, in prince georges county, maryland.
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the we talk about how this would be a good barometer where they would stand. let's hope not. phillies fans helping commemorating jackie robinson tonight. each player wearing number 42 in anniversary of the 69th anniversary of robinson breaking the color barrier. second pitch by jeremy hellickson. remember our old friend jayson werth. he has a bases clearing double. he allowed five runs in the innings. nationals batted around. hellickson had allowed two runs total in two previous starts. in the sixth, jason werth again. and then phillies down seven to nothing. the brett oberholtzer on the mound. make that nine to nothing. that is his 100 career home run. he is just 23. phillies lose nine-one. >> that first inning set the whole tone for the game. it wasn't a lot of fun. it was ugly. hellickson was not at his best and it seemed like we were out
of it from the very beginning. >> now, really upset, about jason werth's hair. >> okay. >> we knew it would be hard for flyers to win that first game against best team in hockey on the road. we didn't know they would lose more than the game. last night a huge hit when sean contact tore use way hit by alex ovechkin. it will cost him two weeks. he will miss the rest of the series, and then some. >> we have to step up and do more. cooots has had a outstanding season, and, you know, we have to find a way, to step up, and score some goals and play good defense. >> and then flyers spent time working on their power play. zero for four. one of the things they have to improve if they want a chance in game two. >> we have had some good opportunities, both units generated good opportunities. i think we can, you know, we can work to be a little bit more consistent.
>> you know, when you don't score goals we struggle. i think our chances are there. our entry is good. we have pucks on the net the but they are not going in. we will just stick witt and keep doing our thick. coming up celebrations continue for villanova but for chris jenkins, is the party over? decision on his status for next season when "action news" returns.
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>> yeah. >> parade down market street, to a celebration on wall street. jay wright and seniors including ryan arcidiacono and daniel ochefu helped ring the bell at insuring stock exchange. you have to think stock for those two guys is rising after a championship. after all, the tournament, they were money. >> yes, all right. okay. >> and you. >> okay. jimmy kimmel live next on "action news", that is in the part of the hinkie's plan. jimmy kimmel live next on channel will six followed by night line, "action news" continues a at 5:30. for cecily tynan, jamie a both i, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner. have a good night, and a terrific weekend. >> ♪