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lets go crazy and won him the academy award for best original song. kiss topped the charts in 1986. and then bat dance and then he returned to the top of the charts with his album 3121. in all he has sold 100 million records worldwide. >> tonight fans are mourning outside of his home in minneapolis. "action news" reporter christie talked to folks mourning his death in philadelphia. she is live with more. >> reporter: rick and monica, prince had been working and even touring before his death and was hospitalized for the flu last week. this came as a shock to fans in philadelphia and to those in the
music industry. >> it's a shock, his life and legacy -- >> it's all people are talking about on philadelphia's air waves. >> it feels like when michael jackson pass add way. prince collapsed in an elevator in his studio, emt's were unable to revive him. it stopped people's worlds, they stopped everything they were doing to respond and be like i can't believe he is gone. known for monster hits like little red corvette and lets go crazy, prince was a gifted song writer and talented musician even pioneering the minnesota sound. the sound in minneapolis ruled in the 80s and 90s. >> like the motown sound or the philly sound, they had their own sound. >> award winning song writer, kenny gamble. >> he was a deep thinker and he
used his music and his artistry to send his message out. >> his music, that is the best. >> i feel he could sing and dance and do it all. >> what songs are you listening to now? >> oh my. of course when doves cry. >> will there be anybody like prince again? >> no, there is only one prince. >> for many people we spoke to they have been listening to prince for decades and basically sang the sound track to their life and this comes after the death of natalie cole and maurice white. not a good year for artists in the music industry. >> thank you christie. our coverage of prince's death continues at 6abc.com and you can see photos from his legendry career and read the reaction
from the music industry and celebrities around the world and share your memories of prince with us on the "action news" facebook page or twitter. and night line will air an hour long special on prince's life and legacy tonight after jimmy kimmel and 20/20 will honor the icon tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. in other news now wilmington police are questioning two students allegedly involved in a deadly fight this morning. the action cam was outside of howard school of technology when the victim was wheeled out on a stretcher and air lifted to a nearby hospital and a short time later she died. a student says she was in the bathroom stall when the fight broke out. >> she was fighting with the girls and then all of these other girls started banking her. >> what? >> banking like jumping her and that is when she hit her head on the sink. >> the name of the victim has not been released. school at howard high was
dismissed after the fight. and now to the race for the white house, and the showdown is shaping up in pennsylvania. tonight three candidates are pushing for support ahead of the primary here in the keystone state, a new 6 abc poll out this morning shows hillary clinton leading bernie sanders by 27 points. on the republican side donald trump is leading voter support with 40%. he'll be in harrisburg tonight. and senator ted cruz is in second, and cruz will be in allentown tomorrow, and governor john kasich is in third. kasich is hoping to drum up more support and held a town hall in media, delaware county, and kasich heads to a republican fundrais fundraiser. >> gray hall is live tonight with the story. >>. >> reporter: well rick, you can feel the excitement and enthusiasm and energy here in reading today as folks awaited
bernie sanders. the event started at 4:15 but people started to line up at 5:30 this morning and everybody was eagle toward hear from their candidate. >> he touched on issues like getting big money out of politics and his plan to make colleges and universities tuition free. >> no more establishment politics. >> supporters were eagle toward hear from the candidate and despite his loss to hillary clinton in new york they are confident he will win in pennsylvania. >> he always comes up and surprises and catches up and i believe he has a chance to win here. >> young people see him and he is trying to appeal to us without trying too hard. and i think that is more what appeals to us the most, he is not trying to hard like hillary. >> some parents also brought their children. >> i brought my daughter with me
because i think it's a once in a lifetime opportunity and living history. i want him to be a part of it. >> he is behind delicious in the delegate count but these voters believe in their candidate and believe he will be the next president. >> bernie is like chilled out and doesn't try to start anything. i don't like people that attack people for no reason. >> there is a corporate culture destroying the middle class of this country, and if i'm elected president we will change that. >> reporter: all right back out live bernie sanders has several more campaign events scheduled throughout the state and then the long wait until tuesday's primary and everybody here believe that sanders will win pennsylvania. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> meanwhile, sander's rival. hillary clinton answered questions from voters this
morning on "good morning america." one question came from pennsylvania congressman, brendon boyle and asked about her plans for young voters supporting her opponent. >> they are involved that is good news for the democratic party and good news for the country, and i said to groups of sander's supporters they may not support me now and i totally understand that, i support them and will always work in a way that keeps their futures in mind because that is what you are suppose to do. >> abc was also live at honey sit and eat in south philadelphia giving local voters a chance to voice their opinions about the candidates this morning. and our own jim gardner sat down with hillary clinton s. part two of his one-on-one i interview is coming up on "action news" at 6:00. and four democrats are vying for the chance to face off
against pat toomey in september. they are hosting all four of them for a debate. you can send their questions on social media using #6abcaction they could be asked on the air, the debate moderated by jim gardner airs this sunday at 11:00 a.m. thursday night lets get a check of the "action news" traffic report. >> we can get a debate is the traffic better than last night? i think it's a little bit better but complications, including a vehicle that broke down in the southbound lanes of 95 near cotman and cleared out quickly but the northbound travel time is 20 minutes more than what it should be. watching a crash at summerville and ogontz that is gone as of a few minutes ago and one southbound at fox that is off to the side and normal afternoon on the schuylkill speeds in the teens. however, in northern delaware we
are getting word of a crash that brought down a pole and blocking centerville road and kennett pike is the way to get around that. and heading down to the delaware memorial bring, one against the speeds are in the teens because of the money construction and two lanes are open today instead of the one yesterday. in franklin township, a crash brought down a pole on stanton avenue, and septa trolley, 10, 11, 34 and 36 are diverted to 40th and market because of power issues. we'll check it again in the next half hour. more ahead on "action news" at 5:00, including new developments out of washington for the fight for zika virus research funding, we are taking a look inside of the first face transplant recipients five years after his landmark surgery. >> it's a warm and breezy day, we have rain on the way but not everybody will see it.
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they discussed a range of issues including the fight against the islamic state. mr. obama says the u.s. and its arab allies remain united in their efforts to defeat isis and the president expressed worries over iran. >> even with the nuclear deal we recognize collectively that we have seriously concerns about iranian behavior. >> saudi arabia and other gulf states see iran as a destabilizing rival in the region. governor tom wolf signed a bill into law that supports victims of spousal abuse, house bill 12 speeds up the process of divorce for abused spouses. face-to-face counseling sessions were required before the divorce could be finalized and the new law allows victims to object
counseling. >> republicans may be ready to act in the funding against zika virus, they say that a billion dollar bipartisan bill will get a house vote. they made a compromise to develop a virus and stop the spread of the virus. and in florida there are tests to treat male mosquitos they would meat with female mosquitos and then the off spring would die. one of first people to get a face transplant into his new life five years later, mitchell hunter's own face was burned after he came in can't with an electrical wire and also lost a leg, before the transplant in 2011, he says he could not go out weight getting stares and now goes to the movies with his
son without attracting attention. they say they made him a stronger person. >> don't worry about the small things and tell people you love that you love them. because you don't know when that will be taken away. he goes back to a boston hospital for followup care and next month plans to be at the indy 500 auto race where he wants to blend in with the crowd. the olympic torch began its journey to rio de janeiro. it started at the birth place of the games. the flame was handed off to the first torch bearer beginning its journey to rio. it kicks off on august 5th. still on "action news" at 5:00, the big celebration for a local state champion basketball team. and the program in place in philadelphia prisons getting a nod from the e px a.
youth organization basketball team, saint margaret's school cheered as the boys team marched from the rectory to the school auditorium. each player got a medal and heard praises from mayor jim kenney and other college coaches. now manner college inaugurated john perry as his first president today. he takes over for sister mary who serves as president for three decades. he was previously at newman university. and residents came together for a prayer walk. dozens bowed their head in prayer and vowed to end the violence in city neighborhoods. >> and now an innovative program
where inmates see the fruits of their labor. literally. here at the correction center northeast they started with the food recovery project, where tons of wasted food is composted and reused to grow an orchard and other plants on the property. it gives the inmates valuable hands on training in horticulture and gardening. still tonight a check of accuweather forecast. sky 6 hd showing you the scene from atlantic city. meteorologist, cecily tynan says get the umbrellas ready it's going to be a bit wet. the five-day forecast when we come right back.
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advertising. time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. cecily tynan has the forecast it's about to get wet. >> we need the rain, we have eight days in a row of dry conditions today and today is day nine, there is rain on the way and sky 6 hd taking a look at cape may, new jersey, we have a good amount of filtered sunshine. the surf is up and white caps and a strong wind from the south right now. wildwood and cape may wind speed 13 miles per hour and
philadelphia 16 miles per hour and what these winds are doing is pulling warm air inland, back in the 70s, 73 in philadelphia and allentown 72 and dover 71 and for cape may when you get the wind off the ocean, the temperature is 55 degrees and it cools off the air and the temperature is right on the beach at 58. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the high pressure that is in control of our weather for about a week now it's finally beginning to move off. now there is low pressure near st. louis and that low pressure lifts to the north and that moves through late in the day, and that brings us scattered showers and thunderstorms, it bring a lot of clouds and wind from the south, it's a mild night and overnight low 60 in philadelphia and allentown 55 and cape may 55 and reading 56, you don't really need a jacket tonight. tomorrow morning is the best
chance of seeing sunshine, temperatures in the 60s at 7:00, as we head into the afternoon clouds thicken and afternoon temperatures close to 80 degrees and we get showers and thunderstorms heading into the evening hours, looks like most active late tomorrow night at 11:00. as you can see not everyone will get them, some of these could linger into the wee hours of the morning would not be surprised to see a rumble of thunder at 3:00 in the morning in south jersey with the cold front moving through the region. this is what to expect, scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms, a few of them have afternoon shower, and generally a quarter to half inch of rain, unfortunately this means for allergy sufferers it's not going to do much for the pollen counts, they will remain medium high to high through the weekend in early next week, maple, juniper and popular the
main culprits, tomorrow is an a warm day, high of 80 degrees with afternoon showers and thunderstorms, and then it starts to passover on saturday and a lingering shower possible and breezy and pleasant and 70, nice weather on sunday, 69 degrees heading into next week some rain possible especially tuesday morning and more details on that coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> the weekend guys is looking nice. oh and adam. i have to toss to adam. >> how could you forget about me? >> sorry forgot about you. >> i bought a new piece of property and now are you not invited to it. just kidding. this is the tulip tree house, one of 12 features that makes up enchanted woods that is three acres on the property of winterthur. there are parts of this
enchanted woods a magical place for kids to check out. you have the tulip and tree now is is that a frog? >> yes and fish too. >> we'll look for fish and frogs and we are going to go -- >> they are different colors and we'll go over to a cottage where we are going to crown a king and a queen to sit on the throne coming up. who will it be? >> me! >> you! >> that looks like fun. >> address adam is having a ball.
"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" thursday night. presidential politics in pennsylvania, the democratic and republican campaigns are ramping up in our area. we'll have more. and a local man is charged with a string of burglaries. and a multimillion project in south jersey is moving forward. the 2016 presidential race is heating up in pennsylvania
just five-day ass away rallying supporters and pushing agendas to get last minute votes. bernie sanders is forging ahead with his campaign, just a short time ago he wrapped up a town hall in berks county and kicked off his morning events in scranton and will meet in voters in oaks. >> bill clinton spoke about hillary's strategies to combat guns in pennsylvania. >> in a little more than an hour frontrunner, donald trump will hold his first campaign event in the state. we'll have a live report from there in the next half hour. down but not out, john kasich wrapped up at the
brandywine campus in delaware county. vernon odom is live with more. >> good evening rick and monica, ted cruz's camp is demanding that governor case -- kasich throw in the towel. so kasich has this answer tonight here in media delaware county. >> i ain't getting out says ohio governor john kasich as he continues down the long campaign trail this spring. in media p.a. he tells the town hall crowd that he could get the gop nomination for president if the party bosses with stop donald trump on the first ballot at the july convention in cleveland. he hopes his image will appeal to old line voters who can't stand donald trump or senator ted cruz. >> you know what really works?
is when we slow down and listen to one another and show respect to one another and work together to solve a problem. >> at this town hall his hawkish side was on display and was asked about national security and how to deal with isis and other terrorist groups. >> america has to leave a coalition of arab and muslim countries, saudi arabia and egypt and jordan and the gulf states and european countries and us and we have to go in the air and on the ground. >> kasich is working hard in pennsylvania trying to desperately pick up delegates next tuesday in the primary and he will go to the chester county republican dinner in media. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the only presidential campaign not in pennsylvania today was that of republican ted
cruz, cruz who was in philadelphia earlier this week held a rally in frederick, maryland and then headed to indiana where later tonight he will attend a gop dinner and then returns to pennsylvania tomorrow to rally in allentown. >> as you heard the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are next tuesday. in pennsylvania for the republicans, 71 pledged delegates and delaware 16 but delaware is a winner take all for republicans and democratic candidates are also eager to win here, 189 pledged delegates for democrats and 21 superdelegates and delaware 21 pledged delegates and 10 superdelegates. >> meanwhile the candidates competing in the eighth congressional district race went head to head. they took part in a debate at buck county community college in bristol. they then took the stage for their own debate two hours later.
issues range from national security to concerns over fracking, the eighth seat is currently held by michael fitzpatrick who is not seeking re-election. 6 abc is hosting a democratic senate debate this week, can you join in the action, tell us what you would like to ask the candidates, send us your questions on social media using #6abcaction. to people are recovering after an early morning crash that involved a septa bus, it happened at midnight at the intersection of 48 and market in west philadelphia. police say that two cars collided after one ran a red light and the impact sent a car into the nearby septa bus. the drivers of both cars were taken to the hospital. police in newcastle, delaware arrested a man they believe is behind break-in there. paul lally is accused of breaking in cars and sheds in four neighborhoods and they
found a number of items at his home. a $50 million redevelopment project in south jersey took a big step forward today. leeward village in camden county opened several model homes and their sales office. it transformed a shopping center on the white horse pike, more than 200 homes built here along with walking and jogging trails. what a perfect day to get out sign and enjoy the sunshine for an outdoor adventure. adam joseph is live at winterthur museum in delaware. >> have you thousands of acres to run around and a garden and museum and they have events all year round and they have enchanted woods where kid goes into a whole different world. is that hard to pump the water out. you get muscles out by doing that, playing with water a great
thing for the kids and a fairy cottage they constructed here built in 2001 and a popular tourist destination and you have a large bird house that you go in. take a look at those -- beautiful little kids and the bird house there behind the fairy cottage, we'll go into the cottage because we have to crown a king and queen on the grounds here? will it be you? maybe. plus, we'll give you the accuweather forecast. you can see the blue bells are developing and blooming and azaleas in the background. if i was a kid -- he is going in there before we are suppose to go in there. rick that king's chair cannot be yours. >> he has aged out. >> we'll have the seven day in just a little bit. >> bet i could fit the throne. the chance of rain in the forecast means by the way that you will want to keep
6abc.com/weather open on all of your devices, check double scan live radar for up to the minute views of anything heading our way tomorrow. lets check now the highways and by ways. >> we know that rick spends time sitting on the throne. >> ha, ha, ha, a different one. >> over in burlington county on 295 southbound side of 38 another crash this one is taking out the left lane, we had one earlier this afternoon down along the black horse pike and now a second one by 38 speeds in the area 12 miles per hour. getting set for an opening at the burlington bristol bridge. coming up in 15 minutes now head for the turnpike connecter now. and speaking of bridges, it's slow on the delaware memorial bridge, single digit speeds, the commodore barry bridge is a better bet.
near greenville, delaware a crash with a downed pole stay on 52 to get around that. normal delays at 452 by oaks but bernie sanders is coming to the area, the greater expo center for his rally. people are feeling the slow down on 422 later on and septa routes 10, 11, 34 and 36 being deverted for the remainder of the evening because of power issues. rick and monica over to you. >> i'll get you tomorrow matt. >> still to come, with their backs against the boards, the flyers pull out a must win against the capitals and ducis rogers has more from player and a preview of game five. and people are sharing their grief over the passing of music icon, prince. and we'll head back to adam joseph for a look at the forecast.
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win tomorrow and they are back if the series. they live to play another day and that day is tomorrow. the flyers need a repeat performance of last night to keep their stanley cup dreams alive. game five will be in d.c. michael had 31 saves. and a power play goal in the opening period and andrew mcdonald added the eventual game winner in the third period and flyers remain in survival mode. >> this is not a group that wants to stop any time soon, you are on a one day basis win and continue to move on than is probably a good scenario for us. i think we have been very good with short-term goals. >> we are a hard working resilient group and face a lot of adversity throughout the year and we have been in this situation, and you know, we have kind of you know, talk to each
other and kept our cool and came out last night and played a really strong game. >> and an update now on scott lawton he is released from the hospital, he hit the boards hard in the first period and all tests came back negative. the flyers say he is doing well but will not accompany the team to d.c. his passion, not just for hockey, but for the city, that is how claude giroux will remember ed snider, he was memorialized at the wells fargo center today. the team and fans and his family were on hand. bobby clark summed up what many are feeling. >> even though we knew mr. snider was passing, and had time to prepare ourselves, it really hurt. and it's going to hurt for a long time. when i pass and we all pass we don't know where we are going
but for me, i really hope that when i get there i get another chance to play one more game in the orange and black under mr. snider's philadelphia flyers. >> to football now, the eagles first mini camp is cleat and the buzz is the move up to number two in next week's nfl draft it is to draft a quarterback and we know how important that position is. >> this is coming from a wide receiver, you got to have defense and a quarterback. you know what i'm saying and then have you to protect that guy. that is what it is, that is what they are trying to do. we have to trust we go there and play football. the phillies have the night off and then a six game road trip, first stop milwaukee. the phillies went extra innings the mets and galvez with the
winning run. creeping back up to .500. >> thank you. your favorite prime time shows are back with your favorite episodes tonight starting at 8:00. at 8:00 "grey's anatomy" -- >> are you okay? >> i'm so sorry i left the room for a few minutes. >> left the boys out front? >> the doctors of graceland memorial hospital have to work quickly to save a young boy who was accidently shot on an all new gray's and there are concerns over sophia's future. >> stop beating yourself up over there. what you did to andrew after everything he did to you, you should feel bad you didn't do it sooner. >> olivia is dealing what she has done but all may not be what it seemed. she is figuring out what jake
and row are planning. >> you said you wouldn't bring the fbi? >> i didn't. >> then what is agent dowd doing here? >> allison and ben's cat and mouse game continues and the fbi is on their tail and they don't know who to trust. so many cliff hangers on the prime time lineup. starting with "grey's anatomy" and then "scandal" and then the catch follows by 6 abc at 11:00. tag your posts with the hashtag of the show and #~ 6 abc. as we have been telling you all afternoon the loss of music legend, prince, shock the the world. so often when we lose someone
people turn to social media. shondra reims put on twitter, i can't, i just cannot. the roots drummer tweeted, long live the king. and ava tweeted a lyric, paints a picture perfect and bring to life a vision in one's mind, the beautiful ones always smash the picture always every time. and justice timberlake posted a picture of prince and wrote prince nothing compares. >> head to the 6 abc page to read more about the incredible career of prince and read about his influence and send your condolences. he was just 57 years old. why should we trust a harrisburg politician
that he didn't write pennsylvania's gun safety law." his campaign brags about his accomplishments, but "in fact, he has failed in 54 attempts to get any legislation on the books." we just cant trust steve santarsiero. i'm shaughnessy naughton,
and i approve this message because we deserve better. ♪ ♪ it was a day filled with a royal birthday celebration in the united kingdom. queen elizabeth turned 90 years old today making her the oldest serving monarch. along with her husband, prince phillip the queen met well wishers that lines the streets for days to greet her and yes even the queen get a birthday cake purple and gold with icing
and marmalade filling. lets head back to adam joseph live at winterthur with more on this week's outdoor adventure. >> reporter: it's all about being a kid again guys, we are inside now the cottage, the fairy cottage, guys did you hear this, it was made by elves and fairies i heard they put it all on the ground, a great place for kids to bring their imagination. we have queenequoia and king lucius. say hi. >> hi. >> you have a great wave. look at stormtracker 6 live
double scan it's dry out there now and we have a lot of cloud cover and mild, and you know what? mild is the flavor over the last year in philadelphia. from april 2015 to march of 2016 we have 12 months straight where temperatures aabove normal and this month temperatures are right at normal. this will either break the year or maybe finally go below. 72 in philadelphia, 72 in allentown and 52 in atlantic city and cape may. and wilmington 69 degrees. low pressure in iowa right now and you can see a broken line of showers and downpours and thunderstorms passing through especially the tennessee and ohio valley. and tonight mostly cloudy and mild with temperatures between 55 and 60 degrees, future tracker 6 at 7:00 tomorrow morning, it's still dry for the
rush hour tomorrow morning with temperatures in the 60s, with sunshine and clouds and heavier on the cloud side. a broken line of downpours and a few thunderstorms passing through and the majority of this is in the shower form, with temperatures well into the mid-70s and 8:00 p.m. tomorrow evening, still scattered showers around and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. the good thing here is we need the rain and it's out of here for the weekend and out of here saturday morning. sunshine returning from the north and drier with temperatures in the 50s. how much rain to expect, we are not looking out a lot of rain, you can see in general a .10 to .25 inch. can you get as high as a .50 inch in locations. the seven-day forecast warm with afternoon showers developing tomorrow with temperatures at 80 degrees, we back it off to 70 on saturday and breezy and pleasant and sunday mostly sunny and 69 degrees and then back to near 80
on monday a lot of clouds and a spotty shower in the afternoon a round of morning rain with a cold front on tuesday and returning sun in the afternoon of 76 and behind that front we drop the temperatures on wednesday 68 degrees and thursday mostly cloudy with temperatures of 70. what am i suppose to do? bow down to the new king and queen. you shouldn't be standing behind them. i'm joking, just playing with you. the tour is known for the point to point steeple chase on mothers day may 8th, the third year for the point to point. go! >> we have a stick horse race to kind of resemble what to expect here at the point to point that year. they have it down galloping down the path here a family affair on mothers day every single year and go to winterthur's woip to
learn more about it. and what do you guys think of that place? pretty cool? >> yes. if you were a kid this is the place i would want to be. >> that was my kind of race too. >> thank you adam. >> all right in other news tonight, philadelphia d.a. seth williams was joined by faith and community leaders in center city. he gathered for the fifth annual prayer breakfast at the crystal tea room and former governor ed rendell and committee ceo, leah daltory it benefits the second chance foundation that fines way to support neighborhood programs to preconvenient crime. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
sestak was one of only eight democrats to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money. an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov.
ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. right now jim gardner and the "action news" team standing by with stories at 6:00. police are questioning witnesses and students after the death of a 10th grade girl in delaware
"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan and jim gardner. thursday night and the presidential candidates are battling it out for pennsylvania and it's a public tribute for the man that brought the flyers to philadelphia. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the latest on
this morning's horrific assault at a wilmington, delaware school. police removed the victim a 16-year-old girl from the howard high school of technology but she was officially declared dead at the hospital. the victim died after a fight in the school bathroom. live at the school is chad pradelli. how did this happen? >> reporter: right now jim, i should say that a couple of dozen people gathered outside of howard high school where a vigil is planned. earlier today it was a disturbing scene out here as emergency responders tried to save this girl but to no avail. police tell us a fight started in the bathroom and a few minutes later a girl was dead. the images are disturbing a 16-year-old being wheeled out of the howard high school of technology as a paramedic performs cst