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primary. both victories were expected, but both turned out to be, overwhelming. it is tuesday night, and the big story on "action news" tonight, dramatic victories for the front runners, and at this point the dimensions of the victories are bringing smiles to the respective campaigns. just a few days ago, the question was, would donald trump get over 50 percent of the vote? now the question is, can he hold on for 60 percent of the vote. john kasich was a distant second, ted cruz an even more distant third, donald trump will pick up a huge chunk of the available 95 delegates. at the trump tower tonight there was jubilation and mere certainty that trump will reach that magic number of 1237 delegates before the convention. that, of course, remains unclear. trump was satisfied, and looking to the future. >> when you look at pennsylvania, when you look at
indiana, when you look at maryland and rhode island and so many places, we have problems, every where you look. we are going to solve those problems. one of the big problems, one of the big problems is the economy and jobs and that is my wheel house. >> on the democratic side it looks like hillary clinton will win new york by something close to 14 to 15 points. there are 247 delegates at stake and they will be distributed proportionately. this was the scene at clinton headquarters in new york city, the pundits said clinton had to win her home state big, double digit big and that she did. this is hillary clinton within the past hour. >> it is hum blink, it is humbling that you trust me with the awesome responsibilities that await our next president, and and to
all of the people who supported senator sanders, i believe there is much more that unites us then divides us. >> clinton is beginning to extend her hand to sanders supporters, she will need them. word is, should she win the nomination. word is bernie sanders is back home in vermont tonight a sessing his path forward. the candidates are shifting their focus to this area, as they look ahead to the pennsylvania and delaware primaries a week from today. we will have that part of the story coming up in a few minutes. other news at this hour there is, overwhelming grief tonight in the robbinsville school district, in new jersey. the entire community is trying to come to grips with a death of their school superintendent. five two-year old doctor steve mayer was out for his morning jog with his dog, at 6:30 this morning when he was hit by a
vehicle. both he and his dog were killed. the five two-year old mayer was extremely popular and a father of three. his wife, a teacher in the school district. police say that the vehicle was being driven by a 17 year-old student at robbinsville high school. police are investigating whether this was a case of distract driving. "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live at the foxmoore pavilion where the entire community came together tonight, dann. >> reporter: jim, it was an emotional night here tonight, on very short notice, they came here to honor the life of the man who touched the lives of so many children, parents, and faculty across robbins villain it was clear tonight this community is devastated by his loss. a sea of candles and flowers, kept pouring in at foxmoore pavilion and 500 people gathered to honor the life of superintendent, doctor steven mayer. >> when you feel weak, sad, i want you to think about
steve's smile, think about word, wisdom encouragement he shared with you along the way. >> reporter: doctor mayer whose five three-year old father of three whose wife teaches in the the district was struck and killed on robbinsville edinburg road while driving with his dog dutch who was also killed. the driver was a 17 year-old student at robs instantville high. she was rushing to campus for a class trip when the accident happened. investigators plan to subpoena records to see if she was texts or talking on the cell phone, at the time. tonight there were many tears and much sadness, over his loss. >> so just now i would like for us to join our hearts together, and as we wish for both families, for devastatingly impacted by this event. >> reporter: for some students and former students the loss what's mostly tough. >> unaudible. >> that is all i have to say. >> always put the children first.
as you can tell by that crowd here. he had so much love for the community. it is a loss for our community. >> parents, hug your kids. life is so short, so precious. we have to be together. we will be back together as a community. we will get through this. >> reporter: and, back live here at foxmoore pavilion we can see candles and flowers left behind to honor this man. classes were cans told day and will be canceled tomorrow. for all 3,000 students in the district, grief counselors will be available as this community continues to struggle with this terrible loss. live from robbinsville, new jersey, i'm dann cuellar for channel six "action news". >> dann, thank you. officialness trenton have identified the driver and the victim in yesterday afternoon's deadly crash. fifty-six year-old antonio weilly worked as a crossing guard. he was patrolling near the intersection of route 129 and l.a. -- lalor road when a car hit and killed him.
the driver was 42 year-old dwayne bennet. tonight he is facing three to five years in prison if convicted of causing a death while driving with a suspended license. two people were killed after the plane they rented in wilmington delaware crashed along the eastern shore in maryland this afternoon. the investigators say that the plane went down, near the bay bridge airport at 12:30 and then burst into flames when it hit the ground. there were two people on board pronounced dead at the scene. they have not yet been identified. a pair of brush fires in northern new jersey, affected train travel in and out of new york this afternoon for more than a hour. fire started in seecaucus at noon prompting amtrak to suspend service between newark and new york's penn station. thick smoke was visible for miles. philadelphia police are searching for the suspect who slashed a woman's throat early this morning. witnesses called police after they saw her bleeding, at 3:00 f frankford avenue in port richmond. she remains in critical
condition at this hour. police in warminster say that jose green, faces charges for sexually assaulting two children. investigators say that the seven five-year old assaulted an eight year-old and a 13 year-old back in june of 2014. a judge set his bail at one million-dollar. camille cosby sat for day two of her deposition today in boston. questions are in connection with the defamation lawsuit filed by seven women. they contend that bill cosby branded them as liars, after they went public with sexual assault allegations against him. atlantic city won a victory today in court as the city tries to battle the state over the city's finances. a judge denied a request by the state, to seized the cities money until officials pay the school district the money that it owes which is roughly five million-dollar. >> i'm pleased that the judge decided and determined that the state did not produce enough evidence that would
warrant there to be an injunction. >> also today the city filed a counterclaim demanding that the state immediately turn over 33 million-dollar, that was approved by the state, that money is now stalled in a dispute. republican ted cruz shrugged off his poor showing tonight in the new york primary as he appeared in the national constitution center in philadelphia. live at the ncc is "action news" reporter christie ileto. the christie, cruz working the keystone state before next week's pennsylvania primary. >> reporter: that is right, jim. despite what happened in new york, ted cruz was very much so upbeat ready to rally, pennsylvania voters because there are 71 delegates on the line here, and they can play a very pivotal road in the nomination process. >> give a warm, rousing welcome to the man that we must make our nominee and the next president of the united states ted cruz.
>> reporter: former opponent carli fee reen, ted cruz was at national constitution center to kick off his rally a week before the pennsylvania primary. >> not yes, we can. but now, yes, we will. >> it the is fantastic to be in philadelphia and pennsylvania will be a battle ground. >> reporter: seventy-one delegates are on the line in pennsylvania, 54 of which are free to vote their conscious in july. >> these 54 unbound delegates can be deciding factor here at convention. >> pennsylvania will have one of the largest uncommitted delegation that it is convention. >> reporter: republican date john kasich stopped in pittsburgh focusing on values. while donald trump stayed in the home state to watch the results of the insuring primary. >> we have won, another state. as you any, we have won millions of more votes then senator cruz, millions and millions and millions more votes than governor kasich. >> reporter: as for cruz, he is looking ahead. are you feeling confident here in pennsylvania. i am encourage but it will
be voters of pennsylvania that will make that decision. what we will do is work hard each and every day to earn support of the men and women of this state. >> reporter: pennsylvania is one of the five states where the primary is on april 26th. reporting live from independent mall, christie ileto for channel six "action news", jim. >> christie, thank you. bernie sanders addressed a packed recreational hall in penn state telling almost 7,000 students that hillary clinton is getting a little bit nervous. of course that was before tonight's clinton landslide. sanders dismissed claims by clinton campaign that his path to victory is close to impossible. clinton now heads to pennsylvania first thing tomorrow. she will hold two events in philadelphia, one of them will be a conversation on gun violence with attorney jenner i can holder. and we ask you to stay with "action news" for complete coverage, heading in to next tuesday's primary elections, on the air, and on line. still to come on "action news" tonight, what the fbi is
saying tonight about its investigation into the iphone it managed to hack. and plus crews are working around the clock in texas to rescue people trapped by high flood waters. a new study reveals that pennsylvanians are paying the highest gas tax in the country. we will break down the numbers, cecily. we have been rain free for a full week now but finally i'm tracking wet weather on the way, we will let you know when it moves in and what it means for your weekend in the accu weather seven day forecast. we will tell with you a change coming to credit card that can speed up your check out time, and jamie apody with phillies highlights when "action news" continues tonight.
after driving in flood waters. emergency officials say they have made 2,000 water rescues in the last 36 hours. and including, saving dozens of residents in a nursing home. crews are also working to rescue animals. dozens of cattle and nearly 100 horses were close to drowning, before they were helped to dry land. and there is no relief in sight. meteorologist say more rain is expect, over the next 24 hours. rescuers continue to find more survivors from saturday's earthquake in ecuador. one survivor was pulled out of the ruble of this this destroyed hotel building to day. death toll has listen to 480. 2,000 people are still missing. the white house has condemned this morning's taliban attack in afghanistan. at least 28 people were killed, and more than 200 were injured, officials say a truck bomber, targeted a a security office in kabul that protects top government officials. taliban says its gunman went in and just opened fire.
u.s. law enforcement officials say information found on the phone of one of the san bernardino terrorists is helping fbi investigators. the agency hacked the phone assayed farouk on its own after apple refused to help. the fbi was concerned that farouk may have made contact with another terrorist, during an 18 minute gap on their time line, day the day of the december a tack. the based on the ieven if information they say, that was not the case. florida's palm beach zoo says that the tiger that killed a zoo keeper last week is now receiving threats. the 13 year-old tiger killed lead tiger keeper stacy cornwiser on friday. the zoo says authorities are investigating those threats. pennsylvanians are paying the highest taxes on gasoline in the united states. a cord to go a study by the u.s. energy information administration, the state gas tax in pennsylvania is 51 cents. then add on another 18 cents
for federal tax, and drivers are paying nearly 69 cents per gallon in taxes. compare that to the the state of delaware where the combined taxes are 41 cents. in new jersey, they have some of the lowest taxes in the the country at about 33 cents. intel says it is cutting 12,000 jobs because people are buying fewer personal computers. the computer chip maker says the cuts will amount to 11 percent of the work force or most of the affect workers will be notified in the next 90 days. visa says it is improving its smart chip embedded credit card for faster check outs, that following complaint from businesses and customers. the company says that the new chips will let customer dip and remove card in two seconds or less. with the current technology it takes close tore five seconds. card are more secured then these with the magnetic strips. a local high school senior was honor tonight the for promoting peace and
understanding in the community. simon gibson from the friends central school, received the annual princeton pride, and race relations. she was given at ward during a ceremony tonight, at st. joes university. >> congratulations to simon gibson. >> that is great. >> what about that accu weather forecast. >> our dry sunny weather continues. storm tracker six live double scan showing seventh day in a row of dry weather. it looks like we have two more to go but we did have have a a little bit of cloud cover today thanks to a cold front and i have a great photo that was posted on my facebook page byron, from franklinville, new jersey. you can see we have high thin sirus cloud creating a beautiful sunset but those clouds, they have ice crystals about 20,000 feet in the atmosphere but they don't contain any rain. it was another rain free day and temperatures, starting to trend down. yesterday's high was 82. today still warm at 78 degrees but notice that will be hit
at 11:03 this morning. that happened before lunchtime before that cold front moved through. normal high this time of the year is 65. our morning low is low, and warm 54 degrees. 9 degrees above normal. now temperatures are beginning to drop through the 50's. 59 degrees in philadelphia. fifty-three in allentown. fifty-six in trenton. cape may is 52. redding 55. and wilmington 58 degrees. the winds are really diminishing. we had winds gusts up to 35 miles an hurry to day. still a breeze. the wind at 15 miles an hour, out of the northwest but the wind will continue to diminish, and our skies are clear, so that means temperatures will be dropping down into the 40's tonight. so there will be a chill in the air. satellite six with action radar is showing the big picture we're still in the atmosphere traffic jam. we have high pressure over us, hasn't really been moving and then we have low pressure across the plain states. that is bringing the historic flooding to texas, and that system will gradually start to
move eastward as high pressure breaks down and that will bring us some rain but not until friday. so tomorrow the morning rush hour, load of sunshine, and sun glare could be a problem and comfortably cool at 6:00 o'clock 38 degrees. by 8:00 o'clock 50 degrees. tomorrow cooler then today with a high of 70 but that is 5 degrees above normal and with that high pressure over us we will see wall to wall sunshine, real hi a beautiful day. heading in to thursday high pressure sinks down to the south, gets a return flow from the southwest. we will warm up to 74 degrees with cloud rolling in late in the day and this system will be bringing us some showers and thunderstorms on friday but it will clear out pretty quickly so we're in store for another beautiful spring weekend. so the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, tomorrow loads of sunshine not a cloud in the sky. bright blue skies. it will be cooler then today but still on the mild side with a high of 70 degrees. on thursday we will bump up to
74. bringing in clouds in the a afternoon and friday will be a warm day ahead of that cold front. 77 degrees. more clouds and possibility of some showers, maybe even a thunderstorm. passover begins at sundown. behind this system we will clear out again for the weekend. gorgeous sunday. great weather for union game. on sunday a carbon copy, 69 degrees. the and monday, mostly cloud which a high of 64. tuesday possibility of a few more showers after friday's showers, with a high of 66 degrees. i like this weather but we could really use the rain and also it will help clear the pollen out of the air. been a tough week for allergy sufferers. yeah, me too. >> yes, right. >> dozens of talented musicians put on a show in bucks county tonight. >> ♪ >> high school jazz band
performed at neshaminy high school in langhorne. they performed in front of the family, friend and some very proud classmates. >> ♪ >> and music helped spread message of peace tonight, members of the peace drums steel band, performed a congregation shallom in spring garden. group is made of christian, muslim and jewish high school students from israel.
"action news" meteorologist david murphy talk about one of his passions tonight, philadelphia sports. murphy was guest on the philadelphia union radio show tonight, in drexel hill. murphy is an avid fan of the union. a fanatic fan of the philadelphia union. >> likes to dup. >> he does. >> is he a son of ben. >> he might be. >> okay. so, is that your big story tonight. >> yes, yes.
>> so, not the duping. his first two starts, vince velasquez looked like second coming of the cy young and today second coming of the joe blanton. velasquez had 25 strike out had not allowed a single run yet until the first inning. michael's two run shot. in the third, they tagged him for three more. velasquez less ted four and a third less than a week after a pitching of a complete game. bull pen took over. in the second, lucas duda2 run home run. he had one yesterday too. next batter, neil walker, back to back home runs. that was walker's second home run of the game. mets with six home runs. here's what happened when phillies tried to get on the action. miguel franco deep, and he makes the catch. also robbed. phillies embarrassed, 11 -one the final. >> we didn't pitch well weeks didn't hit well. we didn't play well tonight. we got beat pretty bad. mets seem to like to hit here.
they have hit 17 home runs in the the last five games. so, is there not a whole lot to say. >> didn't pitch well, didn't hit will, didn't play well, check. not only are flyers down zero and three to the the best team in hockey but they are down a couple key players. pierre edward bellmawr whose check from behind has been suspended for tomorrow's game four. the flyers also without sean couturier for rest of the series. quite a mountain to climb. where do they start. >> we go back, we are against the wall, we come out scrapping and you have to push it to the limit. we have no choice now. has got to be done. it is either win or we go home. so, we're in a position where we have battled back all year long and we will do it tomorrow. >> sadly all of the sports world is talking about not flyers poor play but fans poor behavior. last night hundreds through wrist band on the ice that they received as part of the pregame ceremony to honor ed
snider. flyers had a delay of penalty because of this. caps scored other goal because of. that lou noland asked the fans to show some class. >> it is a passionate fan base but we can, you can be passionate fans without doing stuff like that as well. >> coming up, eagles mini camp underway who was missing. plus is the coach looking for a new quarterback how d
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coach it is important to attend. fletcher cox did not and his agent continues to work on a long term contract. there he is, our first glimpse of doug pederson in action. they is, the sam bradford. he was asked does it bother to you hear rumors that the team is still searching for their franchise quarterback. >> not really. i learned a long time ago to stay away from all that stuff. it is not first time i have gone through a situation like this. you know, i think i have learned a long time not to worry about anything i cannot control. >> the draft is nine days away. >> nine days. >> nine days. >> all right. >> we will get in the fever pitch here soon. >> you want that offensive lineman, jim. >> do i. >> finally tonight dinosaur is getting a lot of attention in philadelphia. >> what did he have for dinner. >> pizza meat life. >> crews installed a 10-foot long life -like dinosaur at
30th street station. the animal tronic dinosaur promote ago contacted my of natural sciences dinosaurs unearthed exhibit, it goes on display, excuse me, it goes on display, on june 25th. some tums for the dinosaur would be a good idea, jimmy kimmel live next, followed by night line. jimmy's guest gina davis, alcy allen, michael hat on and music from sean hook. "action news" continues tomorrow with tamala edward, matt o'donnell, meteorologist david murphy and car edge rodgers with traffic. for cecily tynan, jamie apody and ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. >> ♪