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>> and more on the developing story out of mercer county. the superintendant of robbinsville died when he was struck walking his dog after 6:00 a.m. on edenburg road in robbinsvilles. chopper 6 hd was over the scene where there was a number of vehicles and an suv stopped in the driveway. a 17-year-old students from robbinsville high school was driving the vehicle that hit dr. mayer. no charges have yet been filed. >> pray for both families, they are both involved. both doctor mayer's and the student's family, we are praying for them all. >> mayer's wife is a teacher in the schools and they have two sons one attends the high school and all schools were closed today and crisis counselors were made available. a woman was praying for hire life at temple university hospital after someone slashed
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her across the neck. investigators are trying to identify the woman and find the attacker. annie mccormick has this story from police headquarter. >> reporter: police say this woman's throat was slashed. two men happened to be outside one was driving the vehicle and another walking the dog both rushed into help and tried to stop the bleeding. >> they had both her hands around her neck and couldn't speak. >> paul could not believe what he saw when a woman clutched her throat and stumbled towards him. >> the woman cross the street with her throat slit ear to ear. >> rob was walking his dog at the same time a friend was driving by with his wife and almost ran the stabbing victim over and stopped and called 911 and tried to help. >> his wife got a towel from the back of her car and put it around her neck and the cops came a few minutes later and
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they just threw her in the back of the cop car, they drove the victim to temple hospital and was rushed into surgery in critical condition. investigators from the scene were trying to identify where the woman came from and who she is. >> it consists of a trail of blood 75 feet long starting on frankford avenue and it goes west into the 2000 block of east stella street. we don't have a motive for the stabbing and we don't have a trips of a perpetrator or perpetrators. >> police interviewed the men that tried to help the victim and are looking at surveillance video in the area. reporting live outside of police headquarters, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." police in south jersey are trying to figure out what cause aid fire at a chicken processing plant. on the 100 block of grove street in bridgeton. the firefighters on the scene
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quickly called for backup and one person was taken to the hospital. we are working on getting information on how badly they were injured . in montgomery county police are investigating a stab that send one person to the hospital. it happened in an alley in norristown. the victim told "action news" they were focusing on a car near the crime scene. now accuweather. not much to complain about except for allergy sufferers. it's warm out there, sky 6 hd looking at philadelphia international airport. the sun and maybe just a few clouds, nothing to get in the way of flights though today. meteorologist, david murphy, outdoors on the terrace with the details. >> reporter: it's getting more blustery on the terrace and there are a few more milky white clouds, satellite shows you a difference today from today and yesterday. no clouds at all but there were
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some this morning and probably building a little bit as we go through the next several hours. in the mid-atlantic it's warm, philadelphia up to 76, up north in spots like new york city starting to cool down as the cooler air starts to push down to the delaware valley. farther south and farther away from the crush of cool air in washington it's the low 80s at the noon hour. at the playground look for it to be breezy, temperatures hold to the mid to upper 70s. the farther north the cooler it will be later today. but bring along the sunscreen, because there is still enough rays of sun getting through the clouds to cause problems there. maybe a cool drink too in case it stays in the upper 70s. 77 by 2:00 and 78 by 4:00 and 6:00, 71. by 10:00 we are back down to the upper 50s. as we said at the top of the half hour a red flag warning and
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the chance of brush fires starting and spreading, don't drive your cars through any tall grass. we'll talk more about how temperatures will dip a bit over the next 24 hours and then come back up. we'll get an early look at the weekend as well. but for now a nice afternoon. stay with, as the great weather continues, keep the power of stormtracker 6 live radar at hand. out west more rain is likely in houston, texas, that will make the flooding worse there. some parts of houston is drying out but everybody is asked to be careful on flooded roads. stephanie ramos joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: rick and sara, thousands of homes are flooded. cars swept off the road and
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houston's mayor says that there is only one upside to the torrential rain is that it struck overnight when people were not at work and children were not in school. >> i live on the third floor but the time i got downstairs, i was already at my waist. >> texans escaping the rising water any way they can. neighbors coming together at this apartment complex helping to carry babies to safety and some using refrigerators as rafts and some families reuniting, this woman coming off the boat with her walker into her daughter's arms and horses in the area were saved from drowning. >> we figured -- >> the rain that fell on monday was historic, the devastation can be seen for miles. a foot and a half of rain fell
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causing flooding. leaving people trapped in the floodwaters, the governor declaring a state of emergency in nine counties. >> water rescues, there have been well over 1,000. >> but not everybody made it out okay. five deaths were blamed on the rain. this man's wife drown in the rising waters on her way to work. >> she mentioned they she was troubled and had water all around her. >> and the not over, flash flooding and severe storms and even isolated tornadoes are possible today and tomorrow in texas. reporting for channel 6 "action news," i'm stephanie ramos in washington. >> thank you. politics now. the 2016 race for the white house, today voters from new york are headed to the polls in the primary. the democrat and republican front runners are voting in new york. hillary clinton and donald trump
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cast their ballots. both had double digit leads coming into the primary. there is the potential for one candidate to take all the delegates if someone gets more than 50% of them. there is 291 available for the democrats. the flyers performed horrible but the fans may have been worse. they tossed wrist bands as part of a pregame tribute to ed snider on to the ice. walter perez is live now with a pep rally wrapped up. you are talking to fans about last night? >> reporter: i have rick. over the years there are several incidentses that cast shadows over sports in philadelphia. you have last night. did the flyers play poorly in a
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critical game last night? there is no question. but i am hopeful that everybody would agree that does not give you the right to be classless. >> this goes down as a critical moment in sports history. philadelphia. -- you can hear public address announcer urging flyers fans to show some class as the audience tossed on the ice commemorative wrist bands on to the ice and it cost the flyers a delay of game penalty. did that make a difference in the game that they lost 6-1, no. but it solidified philadelphia fans as rowdy and overly aggressive some fans were embarrassed. >> it ruined the moment, they should have played for ed last
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night and the fans ruined that. >> and officials say that while poorly expressed. that is fueled by the delaware valley's love forrer their team. >> we are just rowdy and having a good time. >> it's all from the heart, we all love philly sports and we are just aggressive. >> reporter: all right so once again back out live, the pep rally is over, and they handed out t-shirts and had fun with fans. the flyers fans have a lot to be optimistic about, a great farm system and good young players and another game to cheer on the flyers. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> all right thank you. and there is much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30. she was shot four times by the uber driver accused of the rampage in michigan and now she is speaking out about her
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survival. and a child is charging her parents for the medical help they did not get her as a child.
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in an instant. keep on scratchin' take a look at these incredible new images from mexico where a government cam is recording a volcanic eruption. it's blowing over the major city of pueblo to the east. a survivor of that recent shooting massacre by a uber driver in michigan is speaking out. the victim's quick thinking saved lives and is ready to tell everyone about the frightening moment of that evening. abc's alex perez has her story. >> reporter: she came face-to-face with the uber driver of a shooting rampage that left six days and tina
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curonliers is speaking out about that horrifying night. >> when i wake up reality hits. >> the reality is she is lucky to be alive, she was shot four times, one bullet piercing her liver. she saw jason dalton's vehicle pull up and within seconds bullets were flying. -- >> as the gunman fired coronliers yelled out to her daughter and to others to get to safety. >> people are proud of you to think for that safety and tell them get to safety. i just told it's children to run. and just being a parent -- just go off those instincts. >> thanks to her instinct the children all escaping unharmed. >> i hurt. i do hurt. but -- lets be honest, you think
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a child could take four bullets or maybe even one? >> she except the last four weeks in extensive rehab but is now back home. >> did this make you stronger? >> i didn't think i could get any stronger but god has really been here for me. a young woman wants her own mother and father prosecuted after she says they refused to get her medical treatment as a child. mariah was born with a hole in her heart. and could have been fixed with surgery but instead is suffering from medical issues because they never took her to a doctor. >> they said i had to be prayed over and would not take me to a doctor. >> mariah's parents are practicing fundamental mormons
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in idaho. it includes child endangerment but mariah believes they should face legal consequences. she wants the law repealed so other children don't have to suffer. the first family has a dinner date with the royals. president obama will travel to english on friday. for the celebration of the queen. it will cap off the first trip in a series of farewell tours for president obama. a nice forecast out there. stepping live outside sky 6 hd showing you an inviting shot of the beach in cape may, new jersey. david murphy has you are update from accuweather.
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morning in center city philadelphia. cirque du soleil contortionists performed for the brunch. wow -- it's for the upcoming show. it was a feast for the eyes. it looks painful. and folks enjoyed cricket pancakes and meal worm fritata. >> all right. >> they are talented. they work hard at that. it's a nice day out. breezy and mild again. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows us we are dry. as we look outside at chopper 6 hd over central, new jersey, that is trenton along the river. we were looking bright. some high clouds are beginning to filter in but overall it's a
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good looking day. highlights at the noon hour, breezy and mild today, that is your basic story today out there. sunscreen with the sun coming through the clouds, mild conditions and you don't have to overdue is on the gear. late in the week will there be rain and then we'll talk about the weekend. temperature now is 76 degrees, starting out pretty mild and adding a couple of degrees to that before we turn it around. winds north-northwest at 16 miles per hour. and satellite showing you how clouds filtered in the region in the overnight hours, and now we have thin, high cloud cover poking through. we'll call it partly sunny skies with the high, thin clouds. a bit breezy and 78 is still possible in philadelphia with the cool air that is starting to descend in the northern and western suburbs doesn't come in too fast. 70 in allentown and 73 in
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reading and these numbers in the north and west fall sooner than down here at i-95. 78 in millville. by 2:00, 77, we may hold on to a number close to 77 by 4:00 and right through here we start to see the numbers dip and 6:00 we are down to 71. by 8:00 mid-60s and upper 50s by 10:00 tonight. will be breezy at the ball game tonight at least in the early innings. we may see the breeze die down after dark. 68 for the first pitch and 59 in the ninth inning, you add some gear as the night goes on, you may want to bring along a jacket. on wednesday full sunshine back in control as the frontal boundary goes down to the south ushering in cooler air and we only get up to 70. so most of the day in the 60s, but lots of sun and not as
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windy. and the pollen count, today tomorrow and thursday and notice it drops on friday, because in through here thursday night and friday there will start to be showers around and that will clear out the air. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny today and high clouds and breezy conditions in play, tomorrow sunny and not as windy, high of 70. lots of sun and the beat goes on thursday with sun giving way to some clouds and a high of 74. friday is unsettled and clouds and sun and maybe a rumble of thunder and a warm high of 77 degrees. that is all out of the way for the weekend. sun returns in the afternoon on saturday, a high of 69 degrees, look gonzals good for the union.
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a bunch of us, including me, will be there. and another high of 69 degrees on sunday and monday back to reality to a degree, we'll be back down to the mid-60s and probably some showers building back in. >> thank you david. >> the stars had to switch up their partners on dancing with the star. nobody went home and the judges gave out their scores and niles stole the show, nailed his waltz getting the first 10 of the season and meteorologist ginger zee is still in the top three and val was jealous. >> i learned some things and i feel like i grew even more. you'll be proud when i come back. >> agreed. >> another couple will be eliminated next week. watch next monday night at 8:00 here on 6 abc.
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david here with a look at the numbers as we head into the afternoon. a mix of sun and high clouds rolling in at time. we'll get up into the 70 degree range in the northern and western suburbs, some spots higher than that. sunny and breezy and cool air coming in over the next several hours. the i-95 corridor we'll hold on to the 70s a little while longer but winds dropping in at 10 to 25 keeping it breezy and down the shore warm in spots and down on the peninsula of cape may only 68 degrees. >> thank you david. finally at noon, a customer surprised a teenage server with a $1,000 tip. alicia palmer is still in shock after looking at the gratuity
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line friday night. she was only working at the texas restaurant for a month. the pre-trip total was just $9.69. but the tip was $1,000. might be enough to buy the book. coming up at 4:00, a judge could make a big decision about atlantic city's finances, we'll have full details coming up this afternoon. if you ever wished your phone battery lasted longer this may be the report for you. we put them to the test to see can which one gets the best battery life. >> have a nice afternoon we'll see you back here at 4:00.
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