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double scan not seeing anything here but we have the low clouds and the low clouds can kind of disperse mist or drizzle at times. we look at the rainfall totals in philadelphia an inch of rain closing in on that. trenton 1.21 and wilmington .94 and atlantic city the jackpot of an inch and a half of rain. as we look at double scan live radar we are tracking areas of scattered downpours pushing east-southeast but some of it could try to work its way up the i-95 corridor later this evening and tonight. some response to an area of low pressure out of ohio that pivots down and stalls over our region here tonight and tomorrow and through the rest of week. that will lock in not only the clouds, but 58 in philadelphia, 53 in new york city and 46 in
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binghamton and some sunshine in southern virginia responding into the lower 70s. what to expect here as we look ahead. the pattern stays unsettled. little if any sunshine and temperatures remaining below average, we'll let you know how long this lasts. can it last through the upcoming weekend on mothers day we'll let you know in a bit. has everything you need as our stretch of rainy, damp weather continues, street level forecast from stormtracker 6 live double scan gives you a clear picture of what is happening now. and the wet weather may have caused the facade of a home to fall off in the lawndale section of philadelphia and there was a person inside when all of this happened. john rawlins live. >> reporter: i don't think anyone wants to jump to
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conclusions but given the spring's wet weather and given the water infiltration one of the things that lni looks at is the weather when the facade fails. according to the person inside here it was a quiet morning. >> i was sitting in the kitchen. >> jocelyn's morning changed quickly with a clacking sound. >> i heard crack crack. i said what is it? >> it was the sound of the heavy stone facade literally tumbling down and ripping out windows and he see that going boom from the top. i said what? i walk outside and when i come out and come in here this part was down. >> no one was hurt after first responders departed lni arrived. residents on both sides have to
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move out for now. this particular home's front wall had been repaired in the past because of prior settlement issues. two blocks away a blue tarp, a similar collapse of a stone fronted twin collapsed just last month. back here live to lake shore where the collapse was this morning. both families dealing with their insurance companies. they need to stabilize the structures and are told by lni, they have to make a decision as to whether the structure needs to be repaired or demolished. the remains of a catholic saint is moving from bucks county to philadelphia. the sisters will sell their historic mother house that holds st. catherine drexel. she used the money to build the
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estate in 1891, the nuns that live there will find new homes and st. catherine's remains will be moved to the cathedral of saints peter and paul. a life saving drug that can reverse and overdose is now available to everyone in every acme pharmacy in pennsylvania without a prescription. officials in delaware county call the decision to make narcan widely available a matter of life or death. they say the nasal spray has saved 26,000 people who have overdosed on opioids or pain killers. two dose ez will cost you $150 and some insurance policies will cover it, but the person that needs the narcan must be with you in order to submit the claim. it does not come without
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controversy but the district attorney says the goal is simple. >> to keep them alive. keep your loved ones alive and your child alive. and from there you get them into treatment. if it's not available or the police officer is not carrying the drug. 89 people die every single day of an overdose here in the u.s. and pennsylvania is among the highest incidence areas for abuse and overdose in the country. we should tell you that the headquarters for adapt pharmacy is located here in pennsylvania. >> a major announcement. thank you alicia. jury selection continues for the second day in the federal corruption trial of chaka fattah. the 59-year-old is accused of
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accepting bribes and misusing campaign funds and federal grants. he calls it a witch hunt and opening statements will not happen for another two weeks come may 16th. it's primary day in indiana where the frontrunners have a chance to move close toward their magic number of delegates. >> including one candidate linking another to the jfk assassination. >> just when we thought the republican race could not get any stranger. >> it has gone to a whole new level as voter goes to the polls here. donald trump and ted cruz are involved in an all out verbal battle. >> unparalleled attacks between candidates on this possible make or break primary day. >> indiana is becoming important. it's called importantville. i love it. >> trump ahead in the polls today going after ted cruz, on
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"fox and friends" citing a national inquirer story accusing cruz's father of being linked to john f. kennedy's assassin. >> his father was with lee harvey oswald. >> my dad killed jfk and he is secretly elvis. >> cruz denying the claims and unloading on the frontrunner. >> he say pathological liar, a bully. >> sanders adding to the criticism. >> i think you know donald trump lives in his own world. >> sanders needs to win 92% of all the remaining delegates to claim the nomination he is hopeful with polls in the hoosier state showing him close behind and the front runner facing protests defend these comments at a cnn town hall. >> we are going to put a lot of
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coal miners and companies out of business. >> don't know how to explain it except it was totally out of context from what i meant. >> clinton is now focused on moving on to the general election. meanwhile, all the candidates say regardless of what happens here they are staying in this race. we are live in indianapolis, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. of course stick with 6 abc all night long as results come in from indiana. we'll have complete coverage on and follow us on facebook and twitter and instagram for real time updates. brand new at 4:00, we learn that philadelphia has a plan to replace the lights on boathouse row. just in time for the democratic national convention, parks and rec leaders say that they want to make the landmark look its best when they flock to
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philadelphia for the democratic convention in july and they will spend $30,000 to replace the lights. the lights were last replaced in 2005. >> such a beautiful thing to see at night. >> love that. it's time now for the "action news" traffic report. lets go live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> i have lights for you, brake lights, a whole lot of them on 95 southbound. as you try to come south of the airport through this point that afternoon. were you watching this morning. we had this truck that overturned into the woods at 3:00, they are still trying to get the truck pulled out of the woods near the delaware state line. the left lane is squeezing by and creating a parking lot as you come south of the airport to this point near chichester, 52 minutes on the southbound travel time should ideally be 8. stay local on 291 or 13 or route
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1 and going to new jersey and use 295 southbound, 95 southbound in delaware county is not where you want to be. late running eastbound construction near girard and it's clearing out of the way and leaving us with the backlog from conshohocken on in towards center city. a crash on the roosevelt boulevard southbound at f street causing slowing in addition to the lights are you dealing with that crash. and a crash in montgomery township along the 202 parkway. milk truck off the road and 2020 parkway is shut down. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report, complete stand still on 95 southbound in delaware county as they try to pull the tractor trailer out of the woods. 95 is not where you want to be. we'll check it again coming up in the next half hour. >> sounds good matt. still ahead, he is called the most hated man in america, why the former drug company ceo was in court today.
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plus, this video is simply stunning, a family drops its children from the window of a burning building but thanks to u.s. soldiers on the ground everyone walked away without a scratch. hear the story of this rescue coming up. and a big change for beach tag, the jersey shore town rolling out a high tech way to get your hands on the summer staple.
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i'm terhe golf. but i'd like to keep being terrible at golf for as long as i can. new patented ensure enlive has hmb plus 20 grams of protein to help rebuild muscle. for the strength and energy to do what you love. new ensure enlive. always be you. about 45,000 students had another unscheduled day off in detroit today because their teachers staged a massive sickout. they appear to not be paid by the district so they called out sick and they closed for the second straight day. michigan state lawmakers are considering the plan to pay off the district enormous debt. there is morer trouble for the former drug company ceo,
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martin shkreli was in a brooklyn courtroom for a hearing on securities fraud charges. unrelated to the drug price controversy and he will likely face an additional indictment to be revealed at his next hearing in june. shkreli has proclaimed his innocence. johnson & johnson lost no lawsuit surrounding his talcum power. they are ordered to pay $7.2 million to a woman that says that the talcum caused her to get ovarian cancer. in february another jury awarded $72 million to the family of a woman that made similar claims. to wall street today. a down day across the board, do you down 142 and nasdaq down 42 points and the s&p down almost 14 points on the day.
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the "action news" troubleshooters are on the case of a $15,000 medical big mistake. nydia han has a report. >> this is the first bill, $2100. >> correct. >> and then it shot up to $16,000. >> three weeks later yes. >> on ton of battling a brain tumor, dominic found himself battling his hospital over an unexpected bill. the troubleshooters find out why he got the bill and we get real results for him. find out how you can get help. an "action news" troubleshooter tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. here is the big board. this is video out of south korea, this sends your heart right to your throat. a woman dropping her children one by one from the fourth story of a burning building.
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there were u.s. service members below and they quickly caught the children 1, 3, and 5. the crowd is gasping and screaming as each child is caught safely. amazingly they all survived without a scratch. >> how -- rescue -- the military -- >> here is the beautiful video we love to see after all of this, the family from nigeria got a chance to meet the soldiers that saved their lives, they happened to be in the right place at the right time and they were just doing their jobs. the service members said they got the blankets from a nearby store which willingly handed them over for the pretty incredible rescue. everybody working together to save the three kids and their mom. >> thank goodness for a good endsing to that story. three new jersey towns are
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going high tech to sell beach tags, sea isle city and longport and ventnor are rolling out an app to buy beach tags and you can buy them on the spot, rather than leave the beach if they don't have them. you know what that feels like. sea isle city says they brought in more than a million dollars for beach tag sales. >> i hope you enjoyed that video, because it's going to be sometime before we see. as we get a check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets head over to adam joseph. >> gloomy skies right now, we are not thinking of the shore or the beach and how chilly out there. the platt bridge is moving nicely, dry roadways as of right now compared to this morning. a better commute weather wise and you notice the green really vibrant at this point after all the rain we have had and many of the gardens, are the only ones
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truly enjoying this string of wet weather, but it is needed rainfall. the entire month of april we only saw 1.7 inch of rain for the entire month. over the last two days. we have picked up close to the same amount and saw the entire month of april. and we are pretty dry, year to date an inch and a half below normal but we'll pick up more the rest of the week. cool 55 in allentown. 58 in wilmington and 58 in dover. low 50s at the shore and at the shore we are dealing with a little low lying clouds and fog. toms river 1.7 mile visibility. and despite the clouds are lingering, the visibility is good here from philadelphia, millville, dover and reading as well as trenton. we look at the radar and satellite, the morning rain quickly pushed away for the shore and some breaks trying to push to the south and west and because of the breaks near
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washington and baltimore, south of hagerstown, some showers and downpours have popped back up and we see them sliding to the east and south and we see pop-up showers tonight and cloudy and damp with patchy fog. 51 in philadelphia and 48 degrees in trenton. as we look at future tracker 63:00 in the morning trying to pivot more energy through you see rain kick up here in the early morning hours of wednesday, for the rush tomorrow morning, scattered showers around and not an all day washout. hanging tough. and some scattered showers around and that continues into the afternoon and by the afternoon at 4:30, hopefully a lot of that will start to lift to the north and we see more breaks in the spotty rainfall as we get into the latter part of your wednesday, the four day at 4:00 forecast, the cool conditions continue here into wednesday and the on and off
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showers, 59 degrees and temperatures still remaining below normal. cloudy again with some scattered showers on thursday 62. and friday with low pressure still nearby, you can see more intensity in the rain here as we end the week of 60 degrees and saturday clouds still will dominate maybe some peeks of sun, we are trying to take out the showers by saturday at 71 degrees. there could be a couple around and we'll have the mother's day forecast coming up to see if we can get some sun for mom. >> a nice gift that would be. still ahead at 9:00 they thought it was a water rescue but turned out to be evidence in a crime. what they found at at bottom of a local lake. and a bargain for brides from venues to flowers, dozens of tips and how to save money on every aspect of your wedding. >> if you have ever been the
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parents of a crying baby, they are trying to evoke sympathy for those traveling with their little ones.
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police say that two cousins that were shot this morning in south philadelphia were selling drugs on the street. this happened just before success a.m. at broad and somerset. police say that a 16-year-old boy was shot four times and a 20-year-old woman was shot in the back. and both ran several blocks and called 911 and medics rushed them to the hospital and they are expected to survive. it appears a car pulled out a lake in new jersey was stolen. rescue teams came out to north lake road and birch field drive in mount laurel last night after reports that a car was under water. dive teams found the vehicle and crews were able to pull it out of the lake. police have not said who they are looking for in connection
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with the car theft. >> local survivors of the holocaust connected with each other out of wynnewood today. it was hosted by the jewish family services at cafe europe. hundreds of holocaust survivors and friends and families danced the traditional hora and got a special performance from kindergartners early childhood center. dr. sumner talked to students at the henry h. houston school. dr. houston atestifieded middle cool there, it's part of doctors back to school day and talked about her job in family medicine and what other doctors do. >> delaware's beer s. wine and spirits trail is growing and now includes two dozen craft beverage makers it's not a trail
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but a website listing the breweries and cideries and there are new additions announced today by governor jack markell, an app being released this summer traces the trail if you want to see the brew makers. check it out on the app. verizon workers are still on the pick set line as the company and union try to agree on a contract deal. vernon odom has the latest in a live report. i'm nydia han and have i all kinds of secrets and tips to save on your wedding, c .
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"action news" continues. >> hello again 4:30 and "action news" continues with a search for a prisoner that is suppose to be behind bars. and a delaware school could be forced to come up with a new nickname. >> plus, jetblue turns the table on a plane full of passengers getting them to celebrate the crying babies on board and all in the name of mothers day. how the company pulled up their viral experiment coming up in big talkers. >> but first at 4:30, three weeks and counting, verizon workers are still on strike and this past weekend they lost their health insurance benefits. it's the latest developments in
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the tug of war with telecom giants and union workers. vernon odom is live outside of the sheridan at 17th and vine where contract negotiations are underway. >> reporter: sharrie, good evening, i have spoken to both sides and there is no indications of any progress at all. the contracts expired way back in august of last year. for these striking verizon workers tomorrow marks three weeks since they walked off the job and the employees here are among 40,000 employees from new england and new york down to the mid-atlantic states that had their health benefits cut off over the weekend. >> they are trying to take all of our benefits and take our pension and go after retirees and trying to take our medical benefits as well. they have the advertisement out that we make $130,000 a year and we don't make that. >> verizon says they made their
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laugh best final offer and it has been rejected. they say not wages but rather job security. thousands of jobs have been lost to contracting out and overseas low wage countries. >> we want the jobs brought back in the work generated in this state and other states to stay in state. >> negotiators remain in center city. they say we offered 7.5% pay raises and generous retirement benefits and trying to be fair to all parties. >> they are sending work to the philippines and mexico, they are sending work wherever they can get a cheap rate. >> it's about 110,000 people without health coverage. >> the management negotiators are shuttling back and forth to
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the hotel. that is a union shop, at this hour, the verizon strike continues, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the search continues today for a man who escaped a south jersey prison just days before he is due to get out. arthur buckle broke out of the bay side state prison in bay side, new jersey, they noticed he was misagent 6:00 a.m. today and was serving time for aggravated assault and was scheduled for patrol on may 21st and now could face additional time once captured . police are looking for the man that robbed someone outside of turfs club. they revealed this picture of the suspect, they say he stole a coach bag from a 64-year-old man as he walked out of the club in south philadelphia in early april. the bag reportedly had $5,000 worth of cash and credit cards inside.
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>> a man dressed in a business suit is wanted for allegedly stealing from princeton university's book store. surveillance cameras caught him walking off with almost $250 worth of merchandise last week. if you know who this man is, you are asked to call princeton police. >> lets turn our attention to the accuweather forecast. as adam adjusts the microphone. >> you have the skinny ties, make sure you hide the wire. >> you have talking to do -- >> i do? i need to talk to someone who is supplying this kind of weather, i'm just a messenger here. remember that please. gloomy in center city, a lot of clouds and spinning showers at times and mist and drizzle. 58 chilly degrees and winds from the northeasterly direction, a raw direction kind of cuts right through you with that damp feeling at 7 miles per hour, as we look at temperatures with the low pressure to the east, spinning the northeast wind it's
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colder in boston of 47 degrees, new york city, 53 and 51 in burlington. you may wonder where exactly all of this warmth is and it's pushed into western canada where they have record temperatures today. peace river 81 degrees. and edmonton comes in at 83 degrees. and ft. smith 80 degrees, does it ever come back into the lower 80s we'll let you know guys in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> time to vacation in saskatchewan. protesters made noise in society hill, janitors gathered out sides of the pharmaceutical conference, to demand they be rehired. the company recently fired the janitors and replaced them with cheaper labor. they joined the call to give them their jobs back into conrad
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schools of science in wilmington could get a new nickname. they are recommending they stop using the nickname red skins and stop using native american imagery, it's school is using it since it opened in the 1930s. critics say the name is insensitives, they say it honored native american heritage. philadelphia police are trying to sort out a chaotic scene at a septa bus stop that ended with two school officers in the hospital. monica malpass is live in the newsroom with the details on this. >> hi brian that is right. police tell us they have multiple eyewitness accounts but each one has conflicting information. what we know is that those two school officers were trying to break up a fight at a septa bus stop but at some point the people turned on police and left them beaten up as well.
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walter perez has more on sporty for us coming up new at 5:00. and health check at 5:00 an unusual sight in delaware how a group is using knitting schools to raise awareness on a serious disease. we'll have more coming up on "action news" at 5:00 in just a bit. >> thanks monica, this was a milestone moment in cape may, 29 people took the oath becoming american citizens, they came from chile and thailand and it happened at congress hall which is celebrating their bicentennial. >> students were commended today in northeast philadelphia, "action news" was there as aaa recognized them as school safety patrol officers. all the boys and girls were singled out for keeping students safe and setting a good example for the rest of their friends. >> congrats to those young ones. a high school able sleet says it was all a joke but not everyone
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is laughing at his team picture prank. he is facing 70 criminal charges and some think the punishment does not fit the crime. we'll explain this in big talkers. and the spring wedding season is in full swing from negotiating to checking the fine print. tips to help you stick to your budget while planning the perfect day. >> and meteorologist, adam joseph will be back with a full forecast from accuweather.
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a thank you navy seal has been killed while serving in northern iraq. the american died during a fire fight with isis that likely came within a few hundred yards of the u.s. forces. officials have not released the u.s. service member's name. this comes as the u.s. expands their role in iraq, they were among those not fighting on the
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frontlines. police say a man attacked a driver on a bus with passengers on board. the passengers ran for their lives as did the bus driver who managed to hit the emergency on the door. the attackers took off on the bus and hit a wurp and killing a pedestrian. police say the entire situation up folded in three minutes. >> a bizarre incident uncharacteristic for someone that tries to take a bus and then attack a bus driver, the officers did a great job in bringing the suspect into custody and he was arm wade weapon. >> now investigators say the bus had surveillance cameras and they have video of the the entire crime and the injuries are not life-threatening and most of the passengers were hurt. big talkers now and the big question does the punishment fit the crime.
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this is at the center of a big scandal in mesa, arizona. a high school football player making good on a dare and exposing himself during a team picture. school officials did not pick up on the nudity before it was placed on the yearbook and prints and distributed and that same photo was used in the football program and sold at games, hunter osborn is facing 69 counts of indecent exposure, one for every student and faculty present when taken. it can be reduced if anyone over the age of 18 doesn't wish to press charges. osborn was disgusted by what he had done and now the year back is being changed. it's a growing change across the pond, pawternity leave.
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one woman says that u.s. pet owners deserve family leave too. lindsay putnam says that animals and their new parents need time to adjust together. and there is little sympathy in the workplace for caring forrer what they call a fur child. as you can imagine her article is eliciting a lot of responses on both sides of the pet aisle. and finally if you are the parents of a crying baby on the airplane, i get it. lugging the baby and the screaming baby. no one wants to be that parent but jetblue's viral ad is trying to spread sympathy the airline gave everyone on this cross country flight got reason to be happy when an infant on board starting crying. >> every time a baby on this
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flight cries you get 25% off your jetblue flight. four cries is equivalent to a free round trip ticket. >> the babies start crying and the people start clapping and ps it didn't take long to get the free flight. that is the kind of kindness they want to see on all flights and everyone sitting near them. moms and dads are trying to get where they are going. >> that is not jetblue that is cool. >> thank you. >> alicia thank you. lets get a check of the roads right now. matt pellman is standing by with the update. >> i think we have drivers crying tonight and they are not getting anything for free on 95 southbound side, it's taking an hour to get from the airport to this point at the delaware state line, a construct overturned into the woods this morning is
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now out of the woods but the drivers are not out of the woods on the southbound side of 95, the left lane is slowly squeezing by into the state of delaware this is creating a massive backlog and as chopper 6 hd pans to the right you see the poor people stuck on 95 southbound waiting to come down from the area of the blue route to the state line not getting anywhere quickly, lets go to the maps and check the speeds, 5 miles per hour, 12 miles per hour. and again you want to stay local. 291 or 13 instead of 95 southbound or stay on the southbound side of route 1 the media bypass or work your way into new jersey and use 295 southbound, it's clear but 95 southbound is a mess and a crash on 452 southbound. and problems here in warrington with a milk truck that ran off the 202 parkway than is blocked by the county line area here, and stay with stump road or
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countynstead. lots going on we'll check it again in the 5:00 hour. >> see you then matt thank you. still ahead on "action news" we have tips to sticking to a budget and actually saving money while planning your wedding. and remember, "action news" is about interaction with you. follow us on social media for the latest headlines and accuweather and breaking news. on facebook we are, and on twitter #6abcaction.
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all right meteorologist, adam joseph, with a wet accuweather forecast. >> it's going to stay on and off
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with the showers for the rest of the week and parts of the upcoming weekend. that sun not really making a full appearance until the beginning of next week. what are you going to do? lets look at more water. the swan memorial there at logan square. city hall is in the background and cloudy skies above and more rain is on the way. but at least not every day is a washout as we move forward. as we look at double scan live radar. not much in the way of showers and steady rain is long gone from the north to the east and temperatures have not really moved all that much since midnight bay degree or two. that is it, it's steady, 55 in allentown and 56 in trenton and 58 in millville so really it doesn't matter where you live or where you are, everyone is feeling the same exact temperature for the most part.
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as we look at satellite and radar, the clouds are holding on tough despite the rain pushing to the east. most of those are sinking to the east-southeast but there is an area of energy in parts of northwest virginia that will try to pull through here during the overnight hours, it stays cloudy and damp and a shower or downpour to pop at any time and patchy fog as well. 49 to 51 for your split in temperature. as we go into the middle of the week it's cold and dreary with high temperatures overall in the upper 50s much like today and there will be showers around. in fact, it's all because of a cutoff low, basically the river of air, anything in the atmosphere is going to stall, it's not going to move. it's a traffic jam so to speak. this upper level low dives to the south wednesday, thursday into friday just to our east and that continues the unsettled weather when you add up all the
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rain here for wednesday, thursday and especially friday looking to be the wettest of the three days, we add another at least .75 inch to maybe an inch and a half in spots here as we go through the end of the week. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast again not a washout for wednesday or thursday, just a lot of clouds and cool and upper 50s to near 60 with on and off showers, friday is the day we have more in the way of some organized rain with periods of rain at 60 degrees and then on saturday, some peeks of sun trying to develop and a lot of clouds, 71 degrees and warmer here and there could be showers here developing especially late saturday and saturday night early on sunday for mother's day to kick the low away. some returning is sun on sunday at 71 and definitely much brighter as we get into early next week monday and tuesday as we move the temperatures back into the lower and middle 70s.
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so yes, not much to say other than the same old thing for the next three days. >> okay adam thank you. all right, what's the deal? is coming up next. we'll let you in on well kept secrets to saving money on your wedding day and tune in to 6 abc for your prime time lineup. fresh off the boat gets started at 8:00 and marvel agents of shield at 9:00 and beyond the tank features the maker of a wine spritzer and good news for the man behind the floating mug as his product is reconsidered. and stick around for "action news" at 11:00.
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the peak season for weddings is about to begin and with all the sell bringses comes a lot of
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spending. nydia han has tips on staying on budget. >> the median cost is about $15,000 but people spend much much more but consumer reports came up with dozens of ways to save. becky and adam did everything they could to save on their wedding. >> everything from the wedding dress to the flowers to the decorations. >> and they bargained with the caterer to let them provide their own alcohol. >> we probably saved $3,000 to $5,000 on the alcohol. consumer reports investigating the high cost of wedding and came up with 31 ways to save and schedule the wedding for any time but saturday night. and don't let people charge more
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for a wedding. >> secret shoppers do upcharge for people tying the knot. >> we found that photographers and limos often charged more for weddings and some suggested lower price alternatives and limit the entree choices and limit the hours of the open bar and consider serving only beer and wine or send the photographer home an hour early and a final tip from the fletchers, when it comes to flowers, let your florist pick what is in season and they will be the least expensive. when it comes to planning a wedding you may hate the thought of reading the fine print but check every contract carefully and it found that caters found a built in tip. and one charged a $7 per person fee for cutting a cake that someone brought in from the outside. finally at 4:00, hamilton the ground breaking hip hop
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musical about the nation's founding fathers is now making history of its own. the play was nominated for 16 tony awards the most in broadway history. acting, writing directing and design and a few categories and lead actors they will face off against one another. the show's creator, says he is excited that the creative team got so much recognition and they are already getting so much recognition from fans of that show. >> hope to see it. hope to get tickets. now for brian taff, adam joseph and alicia vitarelli. >> here is monica malpass with a look at what is next at 5:00. >> hi there, coming up next at 5:00 a historic bucks county property is for sale, the difficult decision to stay
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financially afloat. plus, an apology for this olympic swimmer after her humiliating encounter with the tsa. and a recruit requirement for the philadelphia police wants to change to beef up the force. on "action news" at 5:00. my belly pain and constipation? they keep telling me "drink more water."
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. we start with breaking newt from chopper 6 hd in the strawberry mansion section of the city, there is a crash at 25th and diamond involving a police officer. here is what we know so far. it happened as we said at 4:30, this is a car wreck involving two vehicles and we do not know if the officer is hurt but we see the stretcher there to pull up to take someone to the hospital. we know as well that there are just the two cars, the red car on your left and a police cruiser, an accident is unfolding now and we see the officer being taken out of the cruiser to get medical treatment and we don't know who the officer is or how badly they were hurt or what led up to the
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crash. as we watch the officer there has on a neck brace and is being laid on the stretcher to get further medical treatment. we'll keep an eye on this crash in strawberry mansion. a chaotic scene at a septa bus stop this one in northeast philadelphia, two school officers were attacked while they were trying to break up a fight. police are trying to sort out different eyewitness nts accounts in hopes of finding out who is responsible for that. it's tuesday night and rick is off and brian taff joins us. we have two big stories. a violent confrontation that put two school officers in the hospital. >> new at 5:00, "action news's" walter perez is live outside of northeast detectives. >> reporter: officials here from northeast detectives say they have cell phone video of this fight it's still unclear if the gh


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