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today and could be hearing new music for decades to come from prince. "action news" is next.
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she says tt she endured a nightmare. from 4:00 a.m. to late this afternoon a woman said she was tied up, stuffed in the trunk and then sexually assaulted. timely break go through, running, screaming, and bloody to a stun, neighborhood. it is saturday night, walter's off, i'm brian taff. the big story on "action news" tonight is that horrific ordeal woman said she endured in philadelphia today. she was abducted this morning and held captive for 11 hours but late today she managed somehow to escape. "action news" reporter jeff chirico live outside special victims unit in hunting park.
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jeff, what exactly happened here. >> right now, brian police are looking for suspect or suspects, who forced that woman inside of a car early this morning at gunpoint. dramatic escape, hours later, happened in a residential area as neighbors watched in horror. >> i heard the screaming, i kept hearing say get off of me. >> reporter: neighbors on the 5700 block of larchwood street are stunned after a quiet afternoon was disrupted by screams from a with man they learned was escaping her abductor. >> people say she got out of the trunk. >> bloody face, just her shirt on. >> reporter: police say it happen at forty-ninth and lancaster at 4:00 a.m. twenty year-old woman was sexually, physically assaulted a bound with duct tape. police found a role at the spot where victim broke free some 11 hours later. >> he made it down to this corner right here, right here and the guy was just like well, they had her tied up. she was like crying, real
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hysterical. >> reporter: passers by helped the woman and call 911. a witness tells "eyewitness news" her teeth had been knocked loose and kidnapper said wow kill her. >> the car sped off that way and there was a lot of yelling. >> reporter: police described the suspect as a 23 year-old black man with a dark complex, dread locks and a long beard. he wases driving a black four-door car with tinted windows and trash bag over the rear driver side window. the shocking ordeal has neighbors here holding their loved ones closer. >> you have to keep people close to you, you know. so everybody will be safe. >> reporter: and it is unclear how rick tim was able to break free. a at this point police have the not released the victim' condition. police say they are looking for one suspect, however, neighbors say they clearly a saw two men, hop in that black car, and then getaway. we're live from hunting park at the special victims unit, jeff chirico for channel six a "action news", brian. jeff, thank you. police in north philadelphia are on the hunt for a murder
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suspect tonight. crime happened at 4:30 this afternoon in the 2300 block of west huntington street. police found a 36 year-old man shot, several times, inside of a car, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. police say the shooter was wearing a water department vest, the at the time. we have he got an update tonight from a story we first told you about last night, the driver of a car, that struck a man in burlington county, new jersey has now been charged with dui. victim is in stable condition, at cooper medical center. crash happened at 8:30 on marne highway in hainesport. police say 27 year-old timothy, hit the victim but did stay on the scene. politics tonight a big crowd packed the chase center in wilmington today to see democrat bernie sanders. sanders held a rally with a head of tuesday's primary in delaware. he was touting his plan to provide a tuition free college option, sanders also said he would expand, not cut, social security as president, and he
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pushed hillary clinton to pledge to do the same. former president bill clinton was in pennsylvania, once again, today campaigning on behalf of his wife. this morning he held an event at swarthmore college. in the afternoon he spoke at wissohickon middle school in ambler, montgomery county. pennsylvania's primary is also on tuesday. as for the republican, donald trump held a rally in connecticut and vowed not to change his tone. well that is despite a top trump aid telling g.o.p. officials just yet that the front runner would show more restraint, well, ted cruz meanwhile was in western pennsylvania where he waited into a recent controversy. cruz says he thinks businesses and governments should be able to provide separate bathrooms for transgendered americans. john kasich was in rhode island today. the democratic candidates for senate in pennsylvania held their last televised debate before tuesday's primary, six abc hosted the debate among all will four candidates hoping to challenge republican pat toomey this
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fall and you can watch that debate, in its entirety tomorrow morning, and we invite to you tune in at 11:00 . of course, stay with "action news" for complete primary election coverage on tuesday. we will have representatives from the league of woman voters on hand to answer any questions that might arise throughout the day. you can call the number on your screen from 7:00 in the morning, when polls opened, until 8:00 o'clock at night when polls close. the search continues, for the suspect who killed eight people, and at four separate locationness ohio yesterday. authorities say that all eight were shot in the head, and it appears that some of them were killed as they slept. investigators say they had received an overwhelming number of tips as of tonight the but in one has been arrested thus far. one suspect is thought to be at large. investigators continue to sort out, what exactly was behind a deadly shooting spree in georgia last night. the shooter, 50 year-old, wayne haas, gunned down five
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people at two separate locations before turning the gun on himself. authorities say that three victims were family members of his estrange wife, and two others were related to his rumored girlfriend. his daughters said the tipping point came when his wife told him she was leaving him. well, remains of prince were cremated today and his representatives say they will be stored in a private location. family, fellow musicians, friend and loved ones paid tribute to the singer during a private ceremony at the his paisley park compound today. his publicist say there will be a public musical celebration of his life but details will be announced at a later date. cause of the death is still not known, the results of the toxicology testing, could take several weeks. ben franklin bridge is a wash in purple tonight, as a tribute to the late musical icon who died on thursday, and the delaware port authority says it is a small way to memorialize the singer a's outside talent. the light tribute continues through sunday. turning to accu weather.
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it was chilly out there tonight as the sun went down but at least sun came out today. and, another nice day on tap for tomorrow. meteorologist melissa magee at the accu weather big board with the first check of the accu weather forecast, hi there, melissa. >> hi there, brian. as you mentioned we're off to a damp start today. we had sunshine by the a afternoon and certainly comfortable at outside at the this hour in philadelphia 56 at this hour. forty-seven in the poconos. fifty at the lancaster. at the coast in cape may coming in at 57. the wind are northerly. we're tapping into a cooler win. so if you look at 249 hour temperature change, you will see about 10 degrees cooler in the city then it was this same time yesterday. it the is 16 degrees cooler in allentown then it was 24 hours ago. 15 degrees cooler in reading, at this hour. here's satellite six along with action radar. although those are the showers we had across our region earlier today. they are pushing off shore. we've got high pressure that is dominating. wind around that high is clockwise. we are tapping in the northerly wind. it is will cool but
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comfortable tonight. it helps to dry out the atmosphere. it is cool, still comfortable. lots of sunshine. we will get in the second half of our weekend and summer returns, on monday with temperatures once again close to 80 by then. and we will go over the details with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, brian. >> sound good, melissa, see new a bit. members of the cardinal dougherty marching band reunite todd celebrate quite a milestone. >> ♪ >> members picked up their horns, once again, to she off their skills, it has been 50 years, since this talented group marched across europe, to win the high school world music championship. bell, part of the historic tour including a performance at the vatican for pope paul the sixth. they still sound great after all of these years. and much more to come here on "action news" at the 11:00 tonight, it has been quite the weekend for president obama. what he had to say about hanging out with the queen of england and spending time with the boy who may some day be
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king. plus a a harm warming story of second chances. do you remember the courtroom scene between a joy judge and criminal that now each other as children. now they have been reunited and we will tell you why. plus can the flyers make it three in a row begins capitals to tie up the series. jeff skversky with sports when "action news" continues.
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i'm hillary clinton, done a journey around the world has reached california tonight, following 56 hours in flight. over the pacific ocean. it took off from hawaii, on thursday, and the solar impulse two's wings are covered with solar cells, that take energy from the sun, powering the motors that turn those propellers. when the sun goes down it realize on energy stored in batteries. solar plane has a wing span of the boeing 747, but get this it only weighs as much as an suv. president obama spent another day in london today, took a tour of the same glow theater where he took in a little hamlet. 400 years ago the to the day that william shakespeare died. >> unaudible. >> this was last day in london for the president, after the theater, he took part in the town hall meeting with british youth but everyone is talking about this moment, yesterday when he met with little prince george, obama saying that and
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helping the queen celebrate her 90th birthday with a highlight was history. nothing was going to stop me from wishing happy birthday to her imagine stay, and meeting george, who was adorable. >> he is off to germany, he is scheduled to travel to hanover where he will meet with chancellor merkel and take part in the dinner with business leaders there. a simple task that we have done countless times, turn deadly for one southwest philadelphia man. here's rick williams with tonight's crime fighters report. >> he was a decent guy, good hard working guy. >> reporter: frank is talking about mark marshall, the two knew each other through their union district council 33, local 637. >> he was in the process of becoming a police officer because he wanted to serve the community he was killed in. >> reporter: on wednesday, december 16th the 7:45,
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marshall was out walking his dogs along the 4600 block of kingsessing avenue in south philadelphia. >> my understanding is he had word, guy came up had word. >> reporter: the suspect followed marshall to forty-seventh and kingsessing and shot him multiple times. marshall died at the hospital. >> there is no fist fighting today, it is pulling a gun and its over. there is no bringing him back report report police say suspect was riding in a older model dodge or chrysler minivan, probably silver in color. the suspect is describe as a black male, mid 20's to early 30's, between 5-foot seven and 5-foot ten, medium build. at the time he was wearing a light colored hoodie with a orange wool had. >> we want to keep this memory alive. to his family and friend. >> reporter: is there a $32,500 reward for arrest and convictions for person responsible. the philadelphia parking authority where marshall worked is posting $10,000. 2500 is coming from local
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1637. 696, and 159. and up to $20,000 is coming from the city of philadelphia. all you have to do is call the citizens crime commission a at 215-546-tips. for crime fighters, i'm rick williams channel six "action news". there is a new chapter being written tonight about a chancery union that went viral last june. it happen in the most unlikely place between two unlikely people. a judge, and a prisoner. >> did you go to nautilus middle school. >> oh, my goodness. >> you might remember that arthur booth was enjoyed mindy glazer's courtroom when they recognized each other from all those years ago. booth was in court for a burglary charge. this afternoon they came face-to-face again but under much better circumstances. he was released from jail after serving ten months, and judge glazer was, right there to greet him. >> you will do something good
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for somebody else, you have earned it. >> booth call the judge an inspiration and said that she has given him a new lease on life. well, california's wine
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country was import todd delaware county tonight, the rotary club of media hosted springtime in sonoma as spring haven golf club. guests got to sample wine from flowers winery and cecily tynan was on hand to mc the live auction. the event benefits the media upper providence, free library. meteorologist melissa magee joining us now. you and i both suffering from allergies. we have rain to wash some of that out of the the air but not quite enough. >> certainly not enough but, pollen counts still on the high side. they will be high tomorrow. is there relief in that broadcast, brian with the threat of some rain. we will talk about the details here with storm tracker six live double scan radar. you can see it is dry. no issues with precipitation. after a few early morning rain
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showers, we're clearing out tonight. we will show you the picture outside sky six live in hd, looking at commodore barry bridge on this saturday, mostly clear, it is still comfortable at this hour, and we will talk about what we can expect once we get in the second half of our weekend. certainly not bad today, despite that early morning moisture. the high in philadelphia is 70 . average for us this time of the year is 67. the record 91, setback in 1960. we won't be in the 90's for the week ahead but 80's not out of the question, early next week. outside at this hour, 56 in philadelphia. forty-six in the poconos. fifty for lancaster and allentown at this hour. at the coast in beach haven we are in the upper 50's, same thing down in cape may and 54 for millville and dover. the here's satellite six with action radar. we had a few relevant i morning showers, we will pick up a tenth from .2 of an inch of precipitation. that is all starting to clear out. we have clear skies from new
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england across mid-atlantic region thanks to the dominating ridge of high pressure spilling out of the great lakes. wind a at this hour are northerly which is why it is a touch cooler tonight in comparison to last night. still pretty comfortable. we have mostly clear and cool temperatures. thirty-seven in the suburbs for overnight low. there could than an issue with patchy frost north and west. thirty-seven in philadelphia for the overnight low with that northerly whipped. sun shine for all, seasonal for the highs once again with high pressure dominating off to the west. we're tracking a warm front that will be lifting north ward as we get into sunday into monday and with that and that southeasterly wind we have a rise in our temperatures. in the near term if you are sneezing, wheezing, oak, burch, mapel top offenders. one high side tomorrow and monday we should say, tuesday we will drop down with a threat of showers and wednesday we're backup onto the high side. we will talk about the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, mostly sunny
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tomorrow, high temperature up to 70 degrees. taste of summer on monday, near 80, in some locations, tuesday it is still warm, we're up to 79 but a couple of showers are possible by days even. high pressure returning wednesday with a high of 69. on friday, a left over shower is possible, with high temperature of 71. otherwise, it is mostly cloudy, cloud breaking for late day sun. as we get into next saturday sunshine and cloud and a high temperature of 71. phillies a at home by then. certainly in the bad tomorrow, brian but keep the kleenex on tap, just in case. >> trust me, i got them right here. thanks, my friend. sports is next on "action news", it is do or die for flyers, they could tie up the series with the win tomorrow night. jeff skversky with a preview when "action news" comes right back.
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and the second worst batting a average in baseball, until tonight. miguel franco and company swings for the fences, in milwaukee. not all good news though tonight for phillies. starter charlie morton strained his left hamstring running down the first base. in the second inning. he does not the come back. fourth inning, this is not coming back either. miguel franco does it again. over the left, two days, he has three home runs. seven runs batted in. phillies up six-four. bottom of the fifth, brewers threatening to tie it. ryan brawn to third. what a play, miguel. mike schmidt-like. sitting down. brewers threatening late again, and then the phillies pull away. odubel herrera a with the two run shot, opposite field, herrera and franco combined for six runs batted in. phillies score a season high ten. and win ten-six. their third straight. claude giroux calls it the
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a wake up call. flyers captain is not the kidding himself. he knows flyers are on borrowed time f they going to win game six at home with the capitals they have to play much better, then they did in game number five. flyers goalie michael neuvirth, monk only a few guys on the the ice today, he played a franchise record 44 saves and a shut out last night, neuvirth trying to stay sharp for game six. offense needs to help him out two after a franchise low 11 shots on goal tomorrow night. the flyers believe they can make history. >> you know, i expect washington is going to be more in my face tomorrow. but i think we will be ready. >> we're going to be happy. so, it is going to be a tight amy game,. >> after we were with mr. snider the other day, we really wanted to go to washington and, bring this within back to philadelphia. we have to get physically
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prepared for tomorrow. and we know we will be in a dog food. carson wentz whom eagles are expect to draft second overall on thursday is not expected to play right away. instead, wentz will sit and study. we hear he is a quick learner. he has a four-point seer he grade point average at north dakota state. the just like andy reid did when they drafted donovan mcnabb second overall in 1999, doug pederson plans to bring wentz along slowly assuming he is the guy. wentz believes he will go to the eagles or rams first overall. >> hearing things from my agent, i figured i would not be there very licensing regardless. now it is just like off a pretty good feeling that it will be one of those two locations and for the most part and you know, i never know what can change here but as of today, you are pretty confident, i'm pretty confident with how we will play out early. >> rams or eagles. jared goff and carson expect to go 1/2. delran new jersey soccer star
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carli lloyd gets hurt tonight and leaves her game. the latest coming up in sports. plus the union. joe sestak supports a plan that the new york timesfactreported makes cuts to social security benefits. and the plan raises the retirement age. it's true. the a.a.r.p. opposed the plan, citing dramatic cuts to medicare benefits. the plan sestak supports means higher out-of-pocket costs for millions on medicare. any way you spin it, the truth about sestak is gonna hurt.


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