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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon. sara is off and in the news, the newest eagle is getting ready for his introduction to
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philadelphia and there is new information about the man that threatened a baltimore television station. but the big story on "action news" is a pair of emergency landings that led to a ground stoppage at philadelphia international airport. two planes ran in trouble on their way to philadelphia. that made for tense moments for passengers and a number of delays. katherine scott is live now where more flights are still running behind. >> reporter: particularly on that flight where the pilot reported seeing smoke, it seemed like there was harrowing moments for passengers but in the end everyone evacuated safely. airline officials say it was coincidence, two emergency landings at philadelphia international airport in 15 minutes. one passenger woke up with an oxygen mask hitting him in the face and stressed how great the crew was. 55 people were on board the
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eagle flight operated by peidmo peidmont. just prior to landing the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit. minutes before republic airlines airline 518 also bound for philadelphia landed after reporting steering problems. an airport spokesperson says that the flight landed normally and taxis under its own power. no planes going in or out and was lifted shortly after 9:00 a.m. but some delays remained. >> it was a ground delay at philadelphia. >> a passenger from dulles heard the announcement of the inter come. >> there was a plane that could have had smoke in the cockpit and a delay and nothing was going in or out of philadelphia. >> friday morning, 8:00 a.m. is a busy time at the airport and there is a lot of volume so you
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could see more delays as the airport gets back on track. live at the philadelphia international airport katherine scott can channel 6 "action news." on the weather front, more of the same outside, cloudy skies and chilly conditions on this final friday of april. sky 6 hd taking a live look at center city from the temple university cam. you may want to keep the umbrella close by, especially on sunday. and temperatures remain on the cool side. meteorologist, melissa magee, is at the big board with a preview. >> reporter: quite a contrast how we started the weekend, as we close things out it's cloudy and cool and we are tracking the rain showers. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan radar 3-d, some light rain showers along the i-95 corridor and some rain
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moving into berks county at this hour. we'll go in tighter on street level, the i-95 corridor going into philadelphia we have the rain pushing eastward into cherry hill and same for swedesboro west of route 55. expect this to continue. it's not a washout today but we are dealing with on and off showers across the region and with the moisture overhead with an easterly component, definitely on the cool side. 50 in the poconos and 48 in lancaster, at the coast in cape may holding at 51 and 50 at the boardwalk in atlantic city. we have you covered out here on this friday afternoon. 2:00 mostly cloudy and 53. and 4:00 p.m. 53 degrees and we are tracking an area of low pressure coming out of ohio valley and steadier rain develops late afternoon into the evening hours. 6:00 and 8:00 temperatures in the lower 50s. 48 at 10:00 under a mostly cloudy skies. we are stuck in the 50s,
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wednesday and thursday, high temperatures are only in the middle to upper 50s and today we forecast a high of 56 well below the average of 69 for this time of year. coming up we'll take a closer look at the forecast. lots of activities planned. we have the penn relays and the broad street run. >> thank you melissa. well, the philadelphia eagles are getting ready to welcome their newest quarterback to town, the birds used their number two pick to snap up carson wentz, he led his team to two fcs championships and the eagles hope he can change the fortune of the franchise. >> the quarterback of the future, we need excitement in this town. size and athleticism, intelligence and all of those factors come into play. >> the eagles will introduce wentz in south philadelphia today it's set to happen at 5:00
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tonight and we'll bring you the conference life and online at from our new jersey newsroom now, one person is dead after a car hit a telephone pole and then burst into flames in delaware county. at route 67 and shirley road in elmer this morning. it's not clear what caused the crash but know that one person died. a two alarm fire destroyed a home in burlington county. here on the unit block of scarborough way. it caused the roof to come crashing down and one person was home and managed to make it out safely. sources tell "action news" that three students are expected to be charged in the death of amy joyner francis, the 16-year-old died after being beaten inside of a bathroom at howard technical high in wilmington. the sophomore was thrown to the
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ground during a fight and stabbed repeatedly with pencils and one girl slammed her head into the sink. three girls are suspend the for their alleged roles in the crime. now to violence, a rowdy clash outside of a donald trump rally led to some 20 arrests in california last night. protesters bashed police cars and officers in riot gear had to break up the cloud. we are live in washington with all the latest developments. >> reporter: good afternoon rick, donald trump's closest challenges is also making big news with a big announcement coming in indiana. donald trump's big rally in california got rowdy -- riot police outside of the theater in coast amaze aworked to keep control of the the immigration proposals while inside some 1,000 supporters cheered on his
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hard line stance. >> we are going have strong borders and we are going build a wall. and trump continues to court california, rival ted cruz is laser focused on the next contest in louisiana this tuesday. it could be his last chance of stopping donald trump out right from winning the delegates out right. >> the indiana primary will be decided by good sense hoosier. >> i call on people of the hoosier state to stand with us. >> while fending off criticism from ousted speaker, john boehner, what he really thinks. >> lucifer in the flesh. >> if you want to see more leaders in the republican party like john boehner, donald trump is your guy. >> he will get a big endorsement from indiana governor, mike
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pence. >> hillary clinton will interview with cable news. in washington, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. and there is more to come on "action news" at noon, family members reveal new details about the man that threatened a baltimore tv station yesterday before he was finally shot by police. and parents in one city could be forced to pay for their children's bad behavior. details on their policy next on "action news" at noon.
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are under arrest for the shooting death of their parents. the 22 and 17-year-olds were taken into custody yesterday after their parents were found dead in their san jose home on sunday. relatives found the bodies along with disturbing messages written on the floors and walls. they have not released a motive. both brothers face murder charges. one of the most destructive wild fires in california history was start bid a tree that was struck by lightning and hit a power line. it destroyed more than 500 homes, a new report blames pacific gas and electric, they failed to maintain a skinny weak tree that slummed on to power line that fell. a man that walked into a baltimore tv station in an
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animal costume. alex walked in with a makeshift bomb and gave them a slash drive and wanted them to broadcast it. the father said the son had a nervous break down after losing his job and breaking up with his girlfriend. >> i think he wanted to go to a media outlet so he could pass his message on that the world would come to an end, on june 2nd. that is what was probably on the flash drive. >> at this hour, brizzi is hospitalized in serious but stable condition after being shot several times by police. one city is cracking down on school bullying. officials are punishing not just the children that behave badly but also their parents.
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a new orderance states that parents and guardians have 30 days to intervene. if the child continues to bully, the parent will be fined $366. if there say second offense within one year, that fine will nearly double. an 11-year-old boy defended his home against a burglar by shooting a man with a handgun. chris gauger says he heard the man break in while he was home alone in talladega, alabama. chris grabbed his parents 9 millimeter handgun and started shooting. >> it was a full metal jacket bullet. it went straight through -- he started crying like a little baby. >> police expect to file charges once the suspect is treated at the hospital. still to come on "action news" at noon, one billionaire
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they play. a new study found that the longer parents looked at a toy, the longer that the child continued to observe it even after the parent turn add way. skills such as exploration and problem solving and the social engagements is a boost to the parent-child bond. vice president, joe biden, visited the vatican to push for more cancer research across the globe. he called for everybody to have access to cancer care and the vice president is meeting with the italian prime minister before returning to washington later today. the "action news" team is out working on news stories beginning tonight at 4:00. here is alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a preview. happy friday. >> happy friday. happy freebie friday. it's a dreary one but we'll brighten your day way whole crop of things that are 100% off. from free books for the kids and
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at the weekend. saturday rather than sunday frmg? >> if you had to pick a day. and sunday we track more rain moving in. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan we have got some light sprinkles across the region and we had showers earlier this morning. and earlier today across the 95 corridor, look up to the west through lancaster and berks county. we are dealing with light showers, expect the on and off activity to continue. not a washout today but have the umbrellas on stand by. outside we go, sky 6 hd looking at the commodore barry bridge in chester. we have cloudy skies this afternoon and from time to time we are tracking showers falling from the sky as we go throughout our friday. certainly on the cool side with an easterly component to our wind. 52 in philadelphia, not feeling like spring, just 48 in the
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poconos and 52 in trenton and the same thing in beach haven at this hour. and here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have a mostly cloudy skies and a couple of showers across the region and as we go throughout the rest of the afternoon we are tracking another piece of energy in the ohio valley. we have steadier moisture developing through the late afternoon hours into the early evening, we are tracking the precipitation and the chance of rain looks to be high today. a 90% chance of finding the moisture on saturday, we get a bit of a reprieve just a 10% chance of showers and by sunday a 90% chance of moisture returning across the delaware and lehigh valley. returning into next week, a 50% chance of finding the rain around monday into tuesday. here is the setup for us as we go through the rest of the weekend. high pressure is to the north, a milder day tomorrow. in at 64, early clouds are
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possible and late day breaks of sunshine as we track the area of low pressure that works its way eastward, it's one of the days kind of split, north of the city, a better chance of finding breaks of the clouds and points to the south looking to be cloudy with a few peeks of clouds throughout the day. and sunday it's cloudy and rainy and a cool one as the area of low pressure moves on through, high pressure only coming in at 60 degrees. and something to keep in mind heading over to or attending the broad street run. we have the chill in the air and steady rain is likely. 8:00 in the morning on sunday a temperature of just 49 degrees and 10:00 in at only 51 and 54 at 11:00 a.m. the average this time of year is 69 and we are well below that into sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast it's cloudy and cool today, high temperature of just 55 and a dry break on saturday, a high up to 64
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degrees and cloudy and rainy on sunday in at 60 and 66 with a shower possible on monday. and the same thing on tuesday 68 and finally by wednesday the sunshine returns with a high of 70 and 72 into next thursday with clouds and sunshine. not the best finish to our work week and saturday looks better than sunday. >> we are in a new month, maybe turn the corner. >> thank you. president obama stunned a group of college student reporters attending a special briefing by the white house press secretary. >> well -- >> i hear there are hot shot journalists here. >> the president told the students he crashed the briefing to deliver breaking news. the pay as you earn program designed to simply the student loan process. the president stuck around for 30 minutes to answer questions
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stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. two emergencies in the air heading towards philadelphia international airport. details on why the pilots had to make immediate landings. we learned when the public can pay their respects to philadelphia's first african-american commissioner. and flames shot in the sky after a natural pipeline exploded in pennsylvania. and details on a story we are following all morning long. all flights have resumed at philadelphia international airport after two emergency landings that prompted a temporary ground stoppage and people on board took to social media to talk about their scare in the air. viewers on board the flights sent us photos, showing us people wearing oxygen masks. 52 people were on board of an eagle flight.


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