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man's actions as he is charged with schuylkill county's first homicide in decades. the charges the man is facing in a murder investigation. they say the audio tape was recorded on the victim's phone and john rawlins live in schuylkill township with that story tonight at 5:00. >> reporter: hi guys, this actually happened 11 days ago on may 2nd but the victim had such severe injuries he had not been medically fit to be charged until today. >> the defendant grabs a shotgun and his girlfriend is sit on the couch and levels the shotgun at her and shoots her in the heart. the home shared by leslie web a mother of two and keith smith. smith after the first blast attempts suicide. he turned the shotgun on himself
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and flinches and ends up shooting himself in the face but doesn't kill himself. >> smith worked at this deli owned by his family next to his home. she signalled to smith she and her children were leaving and there is an audio recording of some of the incident. the victim sees the gun come out and pulls out her phone and hits record and she records the murder. so you actually can hear him taking the shotgun and shooting her and talking to her. >> reporter: upstairs in the house there were three children, webb's two as well as smith's son all under the age of 14 and the recording captures the three coming down into the living room to make the grim discovery. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you john. a man is in pennsylvania
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state police custody tonight accused of opening fire on the blue route last week. police say that anthony richardson shot at least one shot while driving on 476 northbound last thursday. investiga investigators say that the car's console is what saved the victim's life. pennsylvania state police were investigating a sexting scandal at a middle school, according to officials a female student took a naked picture and that ended up in the hands of several other students. walter perez is live now in london grove with the details. >> reporter: well, rick juvenile charges have been filed in this case already against a 13 and 14-year-old involved and local authorities are hoping this story will serve as a cautionary tale for teens across the
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region. many sexting cases begin the same way as this one, involving children, it started with a young teenage girl taking a naked photo of herself and texting it to a boy in her class. >> and then something happens between the two of them and then the guy passes the picture on to other guys. >> at least three boys ended up in possession of the photo all of them ages 13 and 14, this is part of a stream of similar since departments in schools. it boils down to adolescents and technology. >> they don't know the difference and they think it's fun, it's a bad age. >> i believe it starts from the core of their being and their self-esteem and respect for themselveses. >> they think because their friends can do it, and they
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don't know the repercussions of them doing this today and tomorrow and then oh look what happened to me. >> that is why tom hogan says every parent with teenage girl should make it a point to stay on their children's electronic and online activity. >> parents say that is an invasion of privacy, and i wouldn't want to do that. the question is, would you rather invade their privacy but feel uncomfortable or find them in the middle of a sexting scandal? >> hogan says of course this is a problem across the country not just here in chester county and also says that the children involved in this case face summary or misdemeanor charges and will be sentenced to counseling sessions at best. thank you. turning now to the race for the white house, both donald trump and hillary clinton are one step
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closer to clinching their party's nominations in november. but bernie sanders continues his push for a contest the convention here in philadelphia. he won west virginia by more than 15 points giving him a small boost in delegates. >> and hillary clinton seemed unphase by the results, while speaking at camden community college, she took aim at trump and the tax agenda, saying it will benefit the wealthy at the expense of the middle class. vernon odom was at the rally and will have more coming up tonight on "action news" at 6:00. on the republican side, donald trump picked up more delegates in nebraska and west virginia that puts his delegate total over 1100, he is 19% away from clinching the nomination. paul ryan is calling for unified republican party heading into the election. he scheduled a sit down with
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trump and rnc chair tomorrow. with new jersey's primary itself just weeks away, ads are popping up across the state calling on chris christie to denounce donald trump and his rhetoric. earlier this week the governor was tapped to lead trump's transition team if he is elected. >> you are going to know all of these people and work on behalf of any client and pick up a phone and reach any person in the underbelly of washington. it doesn't matter that he doesn't know washington, he will effectively pick for the trump administration the next washington. a reminder for new jersey voters you have six more days to register to vote in the primary, that is june 7th. and one of the senate seats is neck and neck, quinnipiac
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surveyed voters and 45% backed pat toomey and 44% backed his rival katie mcginty. his decision to wait on the supreme court nomination is hurting his reputation among pennsylvania voters. and they are hailing a sheriff's deputy as a hero for stopping a deadly stabbing spree. it happened 40 miles south of boston. according to police arthur derosa killed two people and wounded several others after going on an attack at a house and then a mall. derosa was eventually shot and killed by joseph mcdonald, who was eating nearby. new clues are coming to light in the investigation into the death of prince. according to court documents, a minnesota doctor had prescribed medication for the super star and even met with prince the day
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before his death. for more on all of this we turn to brandi hitt live in los angeles. >> reporter: hi rick, the new die tails are in a search warrants intended to be sealed but accidentally released. the doctor that met with prince several times in the weeks before he died. swarms of federal agents back at prince's minnesota home looking for clues in the singer's death. it shows that michael sullenburg saw him twice. telling the detectives that he prescribed medicine for the sin toward be filled at a walgreens, prince was spotted in this tmz wall gre video going into a walgreens. he died the next day. >> was it a legitimate prescription or the case around
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the country were there doctors giving away prescriptions in a way that they shouldn't have. >> they have taken all medical records for prince roger nelson from the doctor's office. decades of touring had taken its toll. friends and family said that he openly took medication for hip pain. >> jumping off risers in heels, what it has done to his body. >> sometimes you don't want to know if a legend like that is doing stuff like that but it's curiosi curiosity. >> no word when the toxicology report will be complete. >> thank you. back here time for a check of the "action news" traffic report. lets take you live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> not a lot of sun glare out
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there but a few other things slowing us down. on the schuylkill expressway eastbound bumper to bumper traffic from 202 through this point to the conshohocken curve just up ahead. there is a crash on the shoulder. off to the side but attracting attention. the time is 20 minutes more than it ideally should be. on mill lane watch for an accident and a crash in northern delaware by pickles and chips by silver side road and pemberton, burlington county, a crash at marni's mount road and a crash in little egg harbor township. and it's off to the side but slow speeds there from time to time. we'll check it again rick and monica coming up in the fext half hour. much more ahead on "action news" at 5:00, a former north carolina police officer indicted by a grand jury. what is next for the officer caught on camera shooting an
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unarmed black man next year. and new guidelines about blood donations over concerns about the zika virus. it was yet a cloudy and cool day and showers to the south, i'm tracking a brief return of sunshine before rain comes back on friday. we have all the details and talking about the weekend coming up in the accuweather forecast when "action news" returns.
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authorities now say a fire that triggered a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant is not an accident and they are calling it a criminal act and trying to find out who responsibility. it killed 15 people and injured hundreds more and left part of the town in ruins. in health check the impact of the zika virus went beyond folks infected with it and now causing blood supply problems in some places. health reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman is at the big board to explain. >> reporter: the fda issued new guidelines urging people to wait five weeks before donating blood and that caused donations in
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parts of the country to drop off. some blood drives after short break had to differ up to 30% of donations. and it doesn't know how many donors just did not come in to donate. they are urging people to donate before they travel. and researchers are learning more but how zika virus can cause the deadly virus microcephaly. the virus is immature and can limit blood flow to the baby and make its way to the brain and disrupt development. researchers say it gives them more information to help develop a vaccine. and finally there is no doubt pope francis has embraced technology to work for human good, he is on twitter and
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instagram and today he embraced another 21st century creation. during his regular appearance he met students from an italian technical school, they made a 3-d printer making prosthetic hands out of bottle caps. two of the students are going to uganda to make hands for people in civil wars and disease. the pope blessed the printers and posed for a picture with the students. the printers could answer two global problems, the united nations say that 20 million people need prosthetics but only 2% get them. and a great way to recycle plastic and the pope blessing them made it extra special. >> i bet. thank you ali. coming up tonight at 11:00 we tell people to play outside for exercise but could it be
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just as beneficial for learning. erin o'hearn is talking about a preschool trend taking off in philadelphia. >> rock climbing and splashing through creeks and using logs as balance beams. the preschool is the great outdoors. >> it provides the freedom and space and time for children to explore. and get to know their own abilities. children spend the days outside regardless of the weather conditions. >> tonight why the teachers and parents believe that outdoor preschools are key to students thriving academically and socially. on "action news" at 11:00.
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different research products and the school handed out prizes to the top idea. police officers across delaware county are paying tribute to their brothers in blue. the delaware memorial enforcement foundation had their annual service today. a bell rung as each fallen officer's name was said allowed and elwood gainer was added, he was abducted and killed in delaware county in 1927. a former 76ers is honored for his contributions to the community. city leaders recognized edward mckee. he helped to build a 25 million there's community center in center city philadelphia. it includes basketball courts and a health and wellness wing and is an assistant coach for the basketball team. >> very nice.
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this whole feature is shrinking down to the south as high pressure takes control than will dry things down tonight. live on sky 6 hd at cape may where the clouds are in place and the roads are definitely wet. temperature-wise a chilly day, normal high is 72, nowhere near that. 65 in philadelphia, you'll notice areas to the north that saw a little bit more filtered sunshine slightly warmer, trenton 68 degrees and allentown 67 and areas to the south with thicker clouds and showers, dover 56 and wilmington 59 and cape may point only 56 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing you can see the spin of the radar, that is a bit of an upper level low and high pressure to the north and a bright sunny day in manhattan, what will happen is the high pressure will push the clouds down to the south, future trammer showing at 7:30 tonight,
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a few more sprinkles in wilmington and allentown beginning to clear and then finally tomorrow morning, we'll see some sunshine but it's all about location, areas south and west more clouds and areas north and east more sunshine tomorrow but with the sunshine temperatures should manage to make it back into the 70s. the five-day at 5:00 showing tomorrow partly sunny and warmer, it's about time. 74 degrees and likely the first above average day this entire month. friday grab the umbrellas, periods of rain through the day and a high of 72, saturday we start with sunshine and then storms could see strong gusty thunderstorms in the afternoon, behind the system we dry things out and 61 and feeling cooler with the winds and adam will let us know if we warm up next week. we could deal with a full week of sunny, warm weather. >> we'll take tomorrow and
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass.
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hello again, here is what is happening tonight. a former north charleston police officer charged with murder in the death of an unarmed black man is now facing federal charges. a thief with a plan storms into a local business demanding money and police need your help catching him before he strikes again. and a group of high schoolers grab their bikes for a new program at a north philadelphia school. now the details, a federal indictment for civil rights violations was handed down to michael slager, he is charged with shooting unarmed black motorist walter scott in 2015. the incident sparked outrage across the nation. >> handcuffs and shackled former south carolina police officer michael slagger in court indicted in a federal grand jury
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for the death of michael scott. >> this is historic, they are saying it stops now. police brutality stops now. because there is consequences. >> slagger was captured on cell phone video shooting scott. the rare indictment does not site race but that he fired the deadly shots without legal justification. and slager is charged with obstruction of justice accused of misleading police officers. >> i claim it and i stand on the word justice will prevail. >> the former north charleston officer already facing a state murder charge will remain on house arrest until trial. >> reporter: and slager pleaded not guilty and the justice department says that if
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convicted he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. reporting live marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news" back to you. thank you marcy, parts of our country are bracing for another round of wicked weather, when a tornado hit western kentucky yesterday. the twister damaged or destroyed a number of buildings including several schools. they say it's a miracle no lives were lost. >> i don't go to church every sunday i'm not an overly religious person and claim to be. but there is only one reason we did not lose a bunch of kids lives and people's lives and that was because of god. >> scattered storms are likely in north texas and oklahoma and into the midwest. david muir will have more on the severe weather plaguing the nation's midsection as well as the federal indictment in the walter scott shooting case. you can watch all of that following "action news" at 6:00. the attorney representing
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one of the delaware teenagers charged in the death of amy joyner francis' death claims the charges are too severe. john decker's 16-year-old clients is charged with negligent homicide and allegedly caused joyner francis' death in a high school bathroom in wilmington. >> he says there is no way he can reasonably perceive that a school fight would lead to such a tragedy. if convicted as an adult she could get eight years in prison. from our new jersey newsroom tonight, investigators are investigating a homicide in trenton. south clinton street near hudson street. a call was received at 3:00 a.m. laying in the middle of the road, when the officers arrived the man was already dead. also, from new jersey a man
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remains in critical condition tonight after he was shot early this morning in camden. it happened along south 7th street along everett street. and immediately called for paramedics, and rushed the man to the hospital for treatment. so far they have not identified the victim or said why he may have been shot. philadelphia police are asking for your help finding a thief that targeted a business, this was taken at the dunkin' donuts on tourses dale avenue. he claimed he had a gun and demanded money, the clerk gave money from the register and the thief ran off. if you have information you are asked to call philadelphia police. officers in south jersey say they caught the man that robbed a bank in haddon township. he turned himself in overnight and that he held up the wells fargo last week, he is jailed on $100,000 bail and haddon township police posted a message
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on their facebook page thanking people with tips that came in to help solve that case. the city of philadelphia is expanding their prescription drug drop box program. the drop box started as a pilot program in january and there was only six of them and now it has nearly doubled. 13 boxes are placed in districts across the city and the expansion is possible thanks to a grant from the district attorney's association. >> if you have any medicine in your medicine cabinet in your home, don't put it in the toilet or put it in the trash or leave it in your home, bring it to the police district. >> in 2015, 255 people overdosed in philadelphia. we can all help to change that. more than hundred students watched this mock crash scene in
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wilmington today. police crews and emt all took part. officials want to highlight the dangers of drinking and driving. a group of northeast philadelphia high school students traded in the school bus for bicycles today it's part of a new program that the school is implements to encourage the kids to be more active. annie mccormick has the story. >> this is not a race. we are going to practice safety. >> about 20 northeast high school students hit the road this morning extra early. >> today is national bike month so here at northeast high school we are having a bike to school day. >> it was cool. >> the first time i ever rode my bike to school. >> under the watchful eye of several teachers, the kids got pumped up and they fixed the seats to make sure the ride was comfortable. >> we want to encourage physical activity and inspire kids to get
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active. >> there was an emphasis on safety before getting on the route some got tricks out of their system. the state mandatory rule to wear helmets does not apply to high schoolers but they are urging them to use protection any way and use hand signals. >> wear bright colored clothes and things of that nature. >> if you hit a car you'll have to go to the hospital. >> students left the center and as a group headed over to the school and it took a quick 20 minutes and afterward many wanted to keep going. >> so when is the next big bike ride, well there is no planned yet but plans are in the works because they consider this is a big success. reporting live outside of northeast high school, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. matt pellman is here now with the traffic situation on a
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wednesday night. >> hello there. >> i'll ride my bike for water ice and pretzels. it's a slow ride on delco approaching 420 approaching 476 the blue route there say crash taking out the right lane, we had a fire truck here a minute ago but it pulled away. and police remain on the scene. in center city the normally busy and it is this afternoon along the vine street expressway jammed in both directions, vine will close again overnight at 11:00 for construction. and a crash in landsdale along delaware avenue and right on the montgomery county berks county line look for a crash at county line road and kutztown road and some precipitation moving through newark up through new castle and wilmington. rick and monica back over to you. >> thank you matt.
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still to come on "action news," a hit abc prime time show is paying tribute to the late owner of the flyers, ed snider, we'll show you after the break. and a mother goose decides to make her nest in the middle of a walkway how businesses are making sure that they are safe. we have downpours in southern parts of new jersey and delaware as a weak wave passes through, we do catch a break here tomorrow with sun but more rain quickly increases at the end of the week. >> thank you adam and jaime apody has sports including eagles front office news including the phillies. vo: across america,
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from our area, three local volunteers left from philadelphia international airport after the canadian red cross reached out for assistance from their american counterparts. jaime is here and the eagles continue to make up grades in the even main office. >> we heard the changes were coming and the eagles made their move announcing the hire of joe douglas as their new vice president of player personnel. he will report to howie roseman, it will be interesting to see how it works. howie says that douglas was the guy they targeted from the outset. and doug peterson is involved in all phases of operation. eyes on the minds and the greens at the grand opening of ron jaworsky's new golf club.
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former eagle, john runyon was there. his playing partner, the axe man, the putter man and jeremiah trotter, a nice putt there feels for sam bradford in this mess. >> he has always been the guy, the number one overall draft pick and never had anyone behind him to push him. it was a shock to him at first but i think that once that settled in and his competitive nature came in he was like i'm in a good situation. >> how about the phillies they keep finding ways to win. their 12th win this season. they got enough offense to get the job done. franco had three hits including this home run in the eighth inning. the phillies reached 19 wins in 12 fewer games than last year, a season high five games over .500
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and the braves are 7-24 and 1-16 at home. the phillies future is looking bright and so is the sixers they have a good chance of landing the number one draft pick this year. they got the prospects to meet on the court. national champ josh hart is there for villanova and embry is participating from st. joes and they have said they had character issues with guys they drafted in the past and meeting them is just as important as watching the guys workout. >> a chance to talk to them and get into the conversation behind who they are as people and not just who they are as players, that is always a big part of the process for mow. you want to sit down and look someone in the eyes and know what they are thinking and it's always an interesting week. >> exciting time in philadelphia sports. another up and coming team.
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philadelphia union playing great soccer and face a test when the l.a. galaxy come to town, they have won three of the last five championships. >> you want to test yourself against the best and they have a good thing going and they are champions of the league in recent years so we think we have a good team as well. >> jim curtin's club playing good soccer. >> thank you jaime. coming up tonight on abc prime time, a special tribute to flyers founder, ed snider, the creator of the goldberg that grew up in our area pays homage to the memories they brought him. >> all my great memories were in that shirt. i wore it to our first flyers game. >> it's a shirt. >> tonight's episode entitled the big orange, is centered around barry's favorite flyers
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shirt being destroyed and how he copes with the loss. >> jenkintown native, adam goldberg grew up here and bases the show on it. an all new flyers filled the goldbergs tonight on 6 abc. >> here is a look at the lineup. the middle at 8:00 followed by the goldbergs and 9:00 modern family and then blackish and nashville is at 10:00 and stay tuned for "action news" at 11:00 with jim gardner.
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this giant tank will be filled with beer flowing from the 12th location in hunting ton valley, the sites located at the huntington valley shopping center, the brewer was a group effort as the company's founders and employees drive the forklifts and install the new equipment a new location will be open in august. meteorologist, adam joseph has weight weather on tap. south of philadelphia is seeing rain yet again and we all catch a break tomorrow before the rain at the end of the week. >> lets focus on the sunshine. >> first double scan live radar it's the same old same old image here. south of wilmington and vineland and dover are very wet the last couple of hours as a piece of
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energy rippled through the atmosphere in southern areas, we see is rain steadily here from salem to bay side over the bay and the river to smyrna and south of wilmington, it's right over 55, heading north of millville into malaga, into buena a few showers there, and this slowly works up to the north and once it hits past hammonton north, they hit a drywall and falls apart through the evening hours. temperatures all over the place, 50s, 60s and 70s. where we saw sun low to mid-70s. the clouds took over but we saw some sun today. 65 pots down and 65 saint davids where we got brightening to the sky and 63 in kennett square and when we have the rain it's only in the 50s for the entire state of delaware and extreme southern
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new jersey, 59 degrees and jump to browns mills as well as toms river where temperatures are in the upper 60s. you see the fine line of where you have the sunshine and clouds during the day today. there is that feature quickly pinwheeling through the southern areas, and that will go off the coast and for the most part of the overnight hours it's dry. the union starting temperature of 63 degrees, by the 90th minute it drops to 61. 74 is the high tomorrow and partly sunny on thursday dry air with sun for many of us and cloudier the farther south and west with you are from philadelphia, and then the next front pushes in quickly here on friday, very cloudy and rain arrives mid to late morning and then an additional quarter to .75 inch to round out the week and a gusty thunderstorm is
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possible. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 74 tomorrow and partly sunny and warm and a snapshot on friday with future tracker at lunch time raining to the shore and you see the area with even a little downpour and the rumble of thunder passing into philadelphia and it will be warmer at 72 degrees, for the start of the dad vail it's on the wet side and early morning sun saturday gives way to clouds and a gusty or possible severe storm here late saturday afternoon and 75 and cooler west-northwestly winds pushes in and drys us out and 61 and stays below average but dry on monday and clouds on tuesday and wednesday with upper 60s. by monday morning some suburbs could drop to the 30s for lows. we'll have to watch that for frost next week. >> this reminder, you can access
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real time views from one of the resources keeping you up do date. part of the plaza at sacks fifth avenue, not for humans but for geese, the mother has laid five eggs inside of a planter and along with the dad has been protecting it. they are making sure people keep their distance. >> they run after you and run after your feet. they are very protective of their babies. >> it take a month for the eggs to hatch and employees of the nearby office building started a naming contest for the geese and goslings, the winner will be announced tomorrow.
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folks looking for jobs in limerick township, today premium outlets had the job fair with dozens of retailers like the gab
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and nine west and there are 350 permanent and seasonal workers needed right now. they took resumes on site today. good luck to everybody. next at 6:00, police track down the man wanted for shooting at another man on the blue route. and a sexting investigation involving middle schooler is underway in chester county. and a former ph.d student is nine day into a hunger strike saying the university did not accommodate her disability. those stories next at 6:00. for cecily tynan, jaime apody, and rick williams, i'm monica malpass have a good night.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. wednesday night and governor chris christie addressing his vice presidential possibilities and a driver slams through a door in elsmere, delaware. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the arrest of the alleged road rage gunman, police bought 50-year-old act any richardson from his home to the belmont barracks in philadelphia. police say he is the person that fired on a blue mitsubishi lancer on the blue route on may 5th. gray hall is live at the barracks tonight. how did police find richardson?
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>> reporter: well, police said the victim was able to provide enough information to create a very detailed sketch and it was that sketch along with a solid lead that led to the arrest. >> state police say that 50-year-old anthony richardson is the suspect they were looking for in the blue route road rage incident that ended in gun fire. head hung low he had no comment for the media. >> for that few moments he interacted with the other driver, he provided a good sketch. >> it was the sketch and a confidential tip that led to richardson's arrest at his home in the overbrook section of philadelphia. it happened 476 northbound and conshohocken at 3:00 p.m. on thursday. >> he went into the left lane and drew a


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