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a pleasant good morning to you, it is 5:30, saturday, april 16. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." officer injured a philadelphia police officer is involved in a crash while responding to a call overnight. plus, the firefighter medic is killed another injured during a call to check on someone's well-being. we have details on what happened in a washington, d.c. suburb. it is starting to feel like spring thank goodness. nothing but wall-to-wall sunshine to enjoy this weekend.
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chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. good news, good haircut, no complaints, right. that's a good cut. >> reporter: she does her best looking live in atlantic city, we have the fresh do, fresh forecast, not a cloud in the sky. chilly down the shore, the ocean temperatures are chilly. other than that it's going to be a beautiful weekend. 44 in philadelphia. 38 in trenton. allentown 36. beach haven 44. upper 30s north and west there's no breeze so we're not dealing with a windchill. satellite and radar high pressure in control not a cloud all the way dawn from maine to the virginias and the carolinas. wall-to-wall blue sky. 1:00 p.m., 63. 3:00 p.m., 66. same number by 5:00 p.m.
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forecasting a high of 66, 67 sunny skies. it's warmer in the seven day forecast. as a matter of fact we could be flirting with 80 degrees by monday. i'll have the details in just a bit. thank four the update. the time 5:32. a philadelphia police officer was injured in a crash while on the way to help another officer. the responding officer's cruiser slammed into a carat 52nd and wymissing in west philadelphia. the 16th district officer will be okay. he was taken to penn presbyterian for treatment. new someone shot a man 12 times outside a north philadelphia bar. the 23-year-old victim was critically injured the shots were fired outside of j and s tavern on the 2400 block of germantown avenue.
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detectives hope the customers can shed light on who shot the man and provide a motive. breaking news from overnight sad news coming from maryland. a fire medic shot while answering a call died. a volunteer firefighter shot was rushed into surgery. police say the shooter was a person they were going to help. this happened at a house in temple hills maryland not far from washington, d.c. overnight the firefighters were identified. 39-year-old john omsnyder. the injured volunteer is kevin swain who is in serious condition. crews got a call that a person was unresponsive in a home. as they arrived they saw the person who though thought needed help. they knocked on the door and received no answer, so they begin forced entry so they can
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render care as they were forcing entry several rounds were fired from the house through the door. the shots were fired by the person who needed the help. the gunfire stopped as police officers rushed in and arrested the shooter there. police say the suspect is cooperating this morning, but a motive is not clear. the person who called 911 was shot, but not severely hurt. 5:34. in japan, aftershocks continue to rats there as powerful twin earthquakes that have killed 29 people and left 1500 injured. the search effort continues for more survivors, 70,000 people have left their homes. the earthquake also left behind a lot of damage. 6.5 magnitude quake struck yesterday and 7.3 hit today. on coming rains could make it more difficult there.
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crews are keeping their eye on mount asta. "good morning america" will have more on the earthquakes there. a water main break left 650 homes without water. the water main ruptured on north simpson street you can see it there. the water bubbled up into the basements. the neighbors were angry that they were responsible for the repairs. we'll have to pay for it, it's horrible. i'm tired of it. you know block by block, the city is not taking care of the problem. they are putting the problem on the taxpayer. my basement is flooded. muddy, porch muddy. things are ruined in my home,
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beyond. some of the neighbors say a contractor had been working in the area at the time. the water department shut off all service for 120 prorpts while they repair -- properties while they repair the broken maine. billboards are popping up all over new jersey asking govenor chris christie to denounce trump. one shows christy and asks the governor to stands up to racism and bigotry. christy endorsed trump after his own presidential campaign ended. hillary clinton plans to campaign in philadelphia on wednesday one day after new york's primary. details of the visit have not been announced. pennsylvania primary happened april 26th. clinton campaigned in philadelphia earlier this month. philadelphia international
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airport has been targeted as one of the worst in the nation. now the tsa is coming under fire to do to do something about that. dann cuellar was at the airport last night to talk to passengers. >> reporter: passengers are finding incredibly long lines at tsa checkpoints with wait times as much one, two, three, hours. i don't know if they have enough people or the people are not interested in working hard enough. this time the line is very, very long. >> reporter: you're not a happy camper. no, not at all. >> reporter: a spokesman for american airlines said the lines at tsa check points have become unacceptable. 1600 passengers missed their flights. the airports include
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philadelphia, l.a. and atlanta and dallas. they have seen 'decrease in hiring because of budget cuts. with summer coming on, tsa is adding 200 new screernls a week to -- screeners a week to bring them to the 45,500. they said be prepared for delays. expect to see longer with a lot times. >> reporter: sign up for the fast lane, but there's a fee for that, or show up for your flight earlier than you normally would. at philadelphia international, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." if you're just waking up with us, it is 5:38, one of the greatest baseball players that ever lived was celebrated in philadelphia. dozens showed up for the negro league memorial park in fairmont
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park to honor jackie robinson. april 15, 1947 robinson played his first game. philadelphia officially apologized to robinson when he played here he was taunted and refused service. there's much more to come on "action news," saturday morning, saved by a potato chip literally, we'll tell you why a woman has this treat to thank for keeping her alive. ravaged by chilly weather we have word on how much damage the cold weather did to the local peach crop. >> reporter: hopefully we've turned the corner for good. it's been a nice, beautiful week, high pressure is in control this weekend, not only will it bring us warm skies, but warm temperatures. details coming up right after this. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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our freezing temperatures in early april have had damaged 40 to 50% of the peaches in delaware. early warm terms caused the trees to blossom and the freezing temperatures caused the blossoms to die. that could have an effect on the
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costs of peechts this -- peaches this summer. >> reporter: that's what happens when you have a warm winter. we're turning the corner now, we have smooth sailing bright, blue skies the rest of the way. the weekend looks great. the upcoming week looks nice, as well. there's a beautiful shot overlooking the ben franklin bridge. barely a cloud in the sky. it should stay that way from start to finish. we had the snow last saturday. we were talking mild temperatures numbers where they should be for this time of the year. 69 on monday, 63 on tuesday. wednesday, 58. 63 thursday, yesterday was beautiful. brilliant sunshine temperatures in the mid 60s. right now we're okay, 44 degrees in center city. some of the outlying suburbs in the upper 30s. not nearly as cold as the last couple of mornings. dewpoint is falling, we have a
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light breeze out of the south/southwest at 6 to 12 miles per hour. pilots, 38. saint davids 39. warrington, 40. chester, 38. a little bit cooler across the pine barrens, hammonton, 32. 30 in vineland. glassboro, 34. smyrna, 36 and dover, 35. satellite and radar, this was the scene yesterday, as well. hardly anything out there. we have high pressure planted over the mid atlantic states. when you have high pressure system set up over top of you, the air sinks, air sinks you don't get any clouds you you dot have rising motion. look at the clouds going around the area of high pressure. as long as that sits over top of us, you'll see the sunshine and blue skies. looks like it will stay that way at least for the next 4 or 5 days, maybe longer. there's the high sitting right
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there. everything that approaches the high gets pushed into the north up into canada. monday night into tuesday, this system right here may try to collapse in the mid atlantic states maybe provide us with more clouds, other than that, the forecast looks nice, 67 degrees, sunny skies, beautiful. allentown, 67. reading, 6. millville, 62. jersey shore it's cooler because you're picking up an east/nor'easter breeze. ocean temperature, 50s. phillies national game, first pitch expect clear skies slight breeze out of the south/southeast at 6 miles per hour. reading, 38 degrees, philadelphia, 44. millville, 38. and trenton 37. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, are you ready for this? sunny and warm today, 67.
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neil is ready. sunny and 72 tomorrow. look at monday, 80 degrees. it's the third or fourth time this year we manage to hit that mark. cooler on tuesday and wednesday. still in the upper 60s you saw thursday and friday, 77 abbey 75. beautiful forecast. we love you again. >> reporter: thank you. you can find the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. your time 5:46 this week on "fyi philly" melissa magee takes us to a new fitness center outside trenton, new jersey, it was built by a former envelope player. >> reporter: drive up kevin johnson boulevard bordentown,
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new jersey, you will handle at team 85 fitness. kevin johnson grew up in the trenton area before playing seven years in the nfl as a wide receiver. he returned to his roots after his requirement in 2006. we wanted to create the environment for a 6-month-old baby to a senior. >> reporter: 75,000 square foot main building has two pools and cutting edge equipment. we wanted the best equipment. with an 80-yard multiuse turf field two basketball courts, the fieldhouse was built on kevin's experience in the college and the pros. we needed where you could train in season and out of season. when people come here they train like a true pro. you can catch "fyi philly" on 6abc at 7:00.
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in "healthcheck" this morning a recent study on saturated fats is raising questions about american diets. they compared it to those who ate butter milk and meat and polly unsaturated fats. those in the unsaturated groups lord their cholesterol, but did not deaths. dietary guidelines are conservative, the old advice about cholesterol and eggs is not good advice.
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doctors say the study may show that saturated fats may not be as bad as once thought. women have a not so new way to deal with the discomfort that comes with delivering a baby. laughing gas helps combat pain froms. a washington state woman has a potato chip habit to thank for saving her life. listen to this story. she was eating potato chip when it poked her in the throat. she went to the doctor to get her tonsils checked out. that moved saved here life because a doctor discovered a tumor on one of her ton.
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her husband told frito lay they sent her t-shirts and hat and free chips. the tumor was from smoking a habit she has given up. but not the chips.
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amazon has unveiled the latest it comes with a price tag of $295. it is 30% thinner and lighter than the previous version and it is has a gripped on one side or one handed reading. wegmans tops the list of the favorite grocery.
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it was based on on customer satisfaction and loyalty. they beat out trader joe's for the top supermarket in the country that held the spot for the last four years. starbucks has a new rewards program based on on how much you spend not how how often you make purchases. starbucks said they will earn rewards just as fast if not faster. how did you make that morning cup of joe. there's so many options out there. it can be difficult to choose, nydia han has test results from consumer reports to help you make an informed decision. >> reporter: several new coffee makers promise to jump-start your java fix, how well do they work and taste? morning coffee is nothing new, but how you brew it can be. consumer reports looked at three coffee makers that improves your
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cup of joe. this 50-dollar cold brew is a filtered container on the stand. fill it with water and grounds and 12 to 24 hours the coffee decants slowly into the craft. you can use a simple glass jar and pour the liquid off before you get to the grounds. next up, this cost $100 and the double filter promises to keep the begunking out of the bottom of your cup. we used more coffee and steeped it longer than the instructions suggested. >> reporter: for $30 this bruise coffee and express -- espresso. it works quickly and it is easy
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to clean. eventsly we were able to get a good cup of coffee from each of those, but not right out of the box. we had to vary time and temple animal the grind. >> reporter: these coffee makers require a little work. if you're more of a traditional i traditionalist, consider those alternatives. nydia han channel 6 "action news." time 5:57 most of us us love to sleep. insurance companies are paying their employees to get shut eye. etna is paying hundreds of dollars a year to get a good night's rest. workers were given fit bits. if they sleepd, they will
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get $25 a night because rested employees are more productive. we have huge tip, a texas waitress received on a 9-dollar a tab. is this cut above the rest? we'll take a look at the barrier shop, the next cut after the break.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by president obama and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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you, it is 6:00 a.m. saturday april 16. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." camden police search for clues in the city's latest shooting that left a man seriously injured. caught on camera, philadelphia police are looking for the thief captured on surveillance taking someone's pack an right off their front stoop. holy meeting, bernie sanders says he sat down with pope francis in vatican city. let's go over to chris sowers with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. hopefully it's not as nice as that cut.

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