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"action news" at 12:30 continues. here are stories we are following for you. three girls accused in a deadly attack on a classmate in their school bathroom are now charged. we are live with reaction. tornados have destroyed entire neighborhoods and taken lives. see the path of destruction in oklahoma. and parentses are shocked to see their children's shoes catch fire and it sparked an investigation. we have clouds and rain showers to deal with on your tuesday. live from sky 6 hd, a not so good looking view from penn's landing. meteorologist, david murphy, is at the big board with the latest from accuweather. >> all we have is nuisance rain and it's fall ago part.
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stormtracker 6 live double scan highlighted in brighter shades of green, that is nuisance drizzle. some of this stuff farther to the west showing up in darker shades of green but for the most part not a big deal and not keeping you from getting stuff done. cloudy skies on satellite and they are going to stay there even after the light rain evaporates and pushes towards the east. later today it's possible that some additional information in harrisburg could start to pop in and not doing much more than what you see right now. lows this morning were on the cool side, 51 in philadelphia and 43 in allentown. as we look at the morning numbers, there is not a whole lot of change in philadelphia. up to 61, there is thinner cloud cover and rain, 60 in washington
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where we have less overall. temperatures locally in the upper 50s. not going farther than that this afternoon. i'm going with a high of 58 this afternoon and we are not seeing much movement in the numbers be we just slide a bit in the overnight hours, down to 51 tomorrow morning and clouds hang pretty tough in the afternoon with spotty sprinkles and showers are possible and cloudy overnight. when i come back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we have a warm-up tomorrow but we'll fight to get sun back in play. and we head into the weekend for more changes, it's all coming up. >> stay with 6abc.com/weather as the rain comes and goes, rely on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar and accuweather to be prepared for any changes. violent tornadoes tore through the center of the
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country. there were 21 tornadoes across five states, the hardest hit was oklahoma. elizabeth herr is live in new york with the latest. >> reporter: the damage done devastating for families that lost everything. >> i walked out and i had seen everything and i think i went into shock a little bit. >> from oklahoma -- >> i hope those people were underground. >> to nebraska. >> wow -- >> and arkansas the images of the destructive storms and stories of survival are incredible. >> it picked me up and threw me against the tree and i just held on. >> this is the worst storm i have gone through. >> cars took a beating from the baseball size hail and winds so fierce that trees were uprooted and homes demolished and sparks flew as power polls were ripped from the ground. the twisters in oklahoma, dangerous and deadly, at least
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two people were killed and the situation so dire officials declared a tornado emergency. >> this morning authorities in oklahoma tell abc news had the storms hit in a more residential area, this have no doubt the outcome would have been much worse. in new york, channel 6 "action news." in other news, a man is recovering from a hit and run in west philadelphia. police are searching for the drive their struck the man while he was riding a bike. it happened at 52nd and spruce and police are checking cameras at the scene and the victim remains hospitalized in stable condition. students and parents are reacting to the charges filed against three delaware students in the death of a classmate. amy joyner died in a bathroom fight a few weeks ago.
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vernon odom is live with more. >> reporter: good afternoon rick, this delaware community still very much traumatized by this tragedy from late april. last night's announcement of charges is a major development but many more chapters will be written. >> bullying is going on too long. the reaction from a parent after three students were charged at the school, in the school bathroom attack killing a fellow student, amy joyner francis. the delaware department of justice concluded it was a planned attack and only one of the three hit joyner francis we are told and she is charged with criminally negligence homicide and not murder. she could get eight years in prison. here is a reaction from a fellow howard high school student. >> i am not allowed to say
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anything about it, but the three girls deserve what they got. i believe they serve longer, but we are growing here as a family at howard and we'll build on it. >> i feel bad for everybody. i feel bad for both families, it's just so sad. these are young people, i feel very bad about it. >> sara we are withholding the name of all three suspects, they are all minors, and two face conspiracy charges here because they struck no blows and one of them is being released into the custody of her mother and under house arrest because she has no previous history of criminal charges. live in the delaware newsroom, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> vernon thank you. police are investigating reports of a sexual assault at sayer high school in west
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philadelphia. a freshman student told her parents she was sexually assaulted inside of a stairwell, now police are releasing video from inside and outside of the school, we are told that the incident was not caught on video, officials have identified the freshman boy and he is suspended during the investigation. coming up tonight at 11:00, the "action news" troubleshooters are on the case of the never ending contract with a customer with a disability. here is nydia han with a preview of tonight's special report. the sister of a man with a disabilitied reached out to the problem shooters, she was frustrated because she could not get a home alarm company to cancel his contract after he moved. >> it just kept going. >> whether you are dealing with a contract involving your cell phone or cable provider, beware.
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canceling could be difficult if not nearly impossible. the "action news" troubleshooters tonight on "action news" at 11:00. two window walkers were rescued this morning after their scaffolding got stuck on a building in new york city. they say it was a mechanical malfunctioning on the scaffolding they were on and they were on the 22 end floor and it was tilting down. they lowered ropes and were able to secure the workers, they brought the workers into the building through the window and they did not appear to be injured. turning to politics, two states are voting in primaries but none of the candidates are campaigning in the states. 29 delegates are up for grabs in virginia. bernie sanders leads the polls there, he is campaigning in california and hillary clinton is stumping in kentucky. and donald trump is off the campaign trail. 70 total gop delegates are on
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the line in west virginia and nebraska today. state law makers heard from students fighting to keep cheney university open, the historically black university is facing deficits threatening to close it. coming up children's shoes that light up catch fire and parents say they are lucky their son was not wearing them. >> and the older we get the better we deal with grief. ahead in our aging report. we'll be right back.
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recently there are much longer security lines across the snags causing headaches for travelers. some airport officials are joining with the passengers to
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complain and threat opening to replace the tsa. david curly explains. >> reporter: long lines and missed flights are now commonplace. >> we missed our flight and they say there is nothing they can do. >> and passengers are furious and airlines are so angry they come out with the #~ i hate the wait. thanks for ruining my mothers day from one flyer and look at this line. and the public rebuke of the tsa. the port authority responsible for three critical airports sending this letter to tsa. because of angry complaints with wait times of jfk up 32%, they can no longer continue the inadvocacy of the screening. and now they are threatening to replace tsa with a private contractor. exploring the merits of such a
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move. another blow to the tsa who is dealing with past security test failures. >> why are you making me wait here for an hour to get on a plane? >> we have very high travel volumes, higher than some predicted. >> there are only two good size airports that use private screeners and the tsa says there is no known time difference. in other news an investigation is underway in texas to find out if a child's pair of lightup sneakers caused a fire. the parents cezanne -- they say web they got into the suv the next day they smelled smoke and the shoes were a charred mess and the fire burned a hole in the suv's floor and melted the passenger seat.
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>> there was nothing in the car that could have start aid fire as far as we knew. i saw the shoe laying on the ground with the wire sticking up. i knew immediately. >> the couple says they believe the ion lithium battery starts the fire. pay less responded saying they contacted the family and working with authorities to determine the cause. nasa has released a never before seen map of the planet closest to the sun, mercury, it's a detailed top graphic map made from hundreds of thousands of pictures taken. it shows the highest and lower point. areas with the highest are colored brown and red and lower elevations appear blue and purple. the san francisco area cannot get enough of mcdonald's
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new garlic fries, they sold out at test locations in san francisco and several locations near there. they may expand it if demands stay high. they contained chopped garlic, parmesan cheese and olive oil and salt. and they may add a product that contains kale. coming up another check of the accuweather forecast. sky 6 hd showing you atlantic city, lots of clouds there for your tuesday. meteorologist, david murphy, has a soggy accuweather forecast when we come right back.
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losing anyone is difficult but for older adults it can be
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more difficult. here is tamala edwards. >> reporter: when comic genius mel brooks was immobilized with grief after the death of his actress wife, ann ban croft he used it to recover. today seniors have been through a lot of tough experiences from world war 12 to the vietnam war but now it calls for extra attention. slinking circles of family and friends can make elders feel old or worthless or loss and it can become something worse, depression. >> it's a loss of self-esteem. >> changes in appetite and eating more and eating less and difficulty focusing.
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>> other warning signs are a lack of personal grooming or personal health. men have a more difficult time coping after the death of a spouse. getting into new activities or finding new friends helps. there are more opportunities to connect even online but the senior center may not be the first choice. >> they don't want to be hanging out with old people. >> there is nothing like family or grandchildren. >> tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." meteorologist, david murphy, is back now with a closer look at the rainy forecast but only for a day or so. >> stormtracker 6 live double scan shows you that there is some rain around, parts of the region mainly through the center portions of the region stretching over to parts of south jersey. but as we take a closer view
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here, most of what you are looking at is light precipitation, drizzle or light sprinkles, if we go in closer, most of what you are seeing is the lighter shade of green and that is not doing much at all. every once in a while you get a darker cell, and your sidewalks or roads may get slightly damp in chadds ford or westchester. and it's moving towards the east-northeast. we'll get into a lull. and taking a look outside we have the action cam out in manayunk earlier looking at the canal, and the gray skies above and the water down below doesn't have a lot of company with the light rain drop activity but still damp in spots. 56 is your temperature and winds from the east at 6 miles per hour. not all that strong a wind, get the jacket if you head outside. as we go later in the afternoon.
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there is a chance of an additional sprinkle or shower coming through. high temperatures today chilly everywhere, not much of a difference, 58 in cape may and philadelphia. just 59 in allentown, everybody beneath the cloud cover with the sprinkle or drizzle around with an occasional light shower experiences the same type of temperatures. 57 at 2:00 where we are right now, 58 by 3:00 and 4:00 and slowly sliding into the mid-50s by the time we get to 8:00. maybe 53 by 10:00 and overnight the numbers are not going down all that far. staying cloudy and cool the rest of the evening, tomorrow we have an area of high pressure to the north of us. it creates sunny and dry conditions. and we'll maintain mostly cloudy skies and some sunny breaks by
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think most lir cloudy. one good piece of news is the front coming closer will urge in milder air and later in the afternoon we have a shot of getting to 70 for the high and that is not bad, like today there could be light sprinkles and showers around and for the morning some of that is possible. this is 5:30 on the air showing it to you. by noon it looks mainly cloudy and in the afternoon and early evening a chance of more light showers or sprinkles and some of that extending into tomorrow evening where adam and cecily will have something to show you. today's high just 58, cloudy and cooler and on the damp side. tomorrow milder again getting up to 70 for a high, but fairly cloudy and a couple of off and on again showers, hopefully drying out for the union game and fans at chester will want to keep an eye on raider. a high of 74 a nice one. and then friday, periods of rains will built in during the
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day especially in the afternoon and evening and high of 72 degrees, hopefully we get that out of here for the phils game. on saturday mostly cloudy and 72 and later in the day and evening condition rule out a shower or thunderstorm. on sunday all the precipitation is gone and blustery and cooler and high of 63 and sunny and 66 on monday. still spring time though with the off and on showers every other day. >> it's a nice filled with risky routines on "dancing with the stars" and another duo is out of the competition. niles and peta showed off the waltz and ginger and val danced a tango getting all 10's. >> one door closes and something else opens and i trust that like
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everything happens like it is suppose to, we went out tonight but we went out on a high note and i had an amazing experience and i conask for a better partner or experience on this show. >> the dancing for the five remaining couples remain
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. final check of the accuweather forecast as we head into the afternoon. as we look at the northern and western suburbs this is all we get to. 56, 59 and reading has a shot at 60 and 58 in philadelphia and similar numbers with cloudy and damp conditions, occasionally you see another sprinkle or drizzle. down the shore the same story, cloudy and cool with a spotty
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shower possible. not a lot of rain the rest of the way. annoying stuff getting your windshield wipers going a bit. more than 200 local police officers are bicycling to the capitol to bring awareness to those that died in the line of duty. the unity tour took off as family members cheers them off. they will join law officers from all over the u.s. for the memorial in d.c. that will do it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. i'm rick williams have a nice afternoon, be careful. see you at 4:00. "action news" is responsered by fc.
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these little guys? they represent blood cells. and if you have afib - an irregular heartbeat that may put you at five times greater risk of stroke - they can pool together in the heart, forming a clot that can break free, and travel upstream to the brain where it can block blood flow and cause a stroke. but if you have afib that's not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa can help stop clots from forming. pradaxa was better than warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke, in a clinical trial - without the need for regular blood tests.
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