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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 semi automatic pistol
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and fired one round at the victim. >> he was driving a lincoln town car similar to the one seen here when things got heated between him and the driver of the mitsubishi. whatever it was he pulled out a gun and fired. >> he could have killed the victim over whoa knows what. >> the victim was not hurt and likely saved when the senter console stopped the bullet. police say that richards had one other road rage incidence when he pulled out a gun. it's not clear he if he was charged in that case. >> call 911 immediately if you have a violent encounter on the road. >> we are told that the suspect had a permit for the gun and he faces charges of attempted murder and his bond is set at $250,000. live in winfield, gray hall,
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channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a buck county police officer is credited with helping several people get to safety when fire broke out early this morning. perkasie police say that the officer was on patrol when he spotted the blaze on north main street in sellersville. the officer alerted residents and helped them evacuate. five people lived in the building that was divided into two apartments. nobody was hurt and the cause of the blaze is under investigation. another delaware valley school is dealing with sexting. police say that three boys shared a sexually explicit photograph of a female classmate. walter perez is live in london grove, chester county outside of the school tonight. >> reporter: well jim, we learned that juvenile charges are already filed in the case and all the children involved are either 13 or 14 years old. >> this most recent case
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involves children from fred s. engel middle school, and da tom hogan says that like so many sexting cases it started with a teenage girl taking a naked photo of herself and texting it to a boy in her class. >> and then something happens between it's two of them and the guy passes it along to other guys. >> at least three boys received the photo with all the children involved between 13 and 14 years of age and this should serve as a cautionary tale for parents and parents should feel obligated to stay on top of their childrens online activity. >> parents say that is an invasion of privacy and i wouldn't want to do that. but would you rather invade their privacy and stay out of trouble or find them in the middle of a sexting scandal. >> i can't express enough how i have to be nosey to be on their
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phone and check their room, see what they are doing. put privacies up on the internet. >> it's the parent's issue, everyone has electronic devices, you have to tell them what is right and wrong. >> they think it's thrilling, and they say guess what i'm going do. >> hogan says this is not just a chester county problem but a problem across the country and the children in this case face either summary or misdemeanor charges and will likely be sentenced to probation at worst and counseling sessions at best. >> thank you walter. delaware state police say that a driver hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes today. that sent his car straight through a store. it hit the smoke shop just
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before 10:00. the damages you can see and now the building is deemed unsafe and nobody in the store or in the car were hurt. democrat, hillary clinton, brought her campaign to camden county college today in blackwood and even though the new jersey primary is on june 7th, clinton said virtually nothing about bernie sanders this was all about donald trump. "action news" reporter, vernon odom was there. >> i am not going to respond to the insults and the attacks coming from donald trump in this campaign. >> hillary clinton telling this adoring crowd she is not taking donald trump's bait of his recent attacks about her husband's infidelity. >> i will fight for and speak out for any american he attacks
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with insults. >> with bernie sanders refusing to concede, clinton threw this crowd red meat promise to engage in a battle against the gop. >> i will defend marriage quality and end discrimination against the lgbt community and work to defend voter rights and end citizens united. >> and the south jersey crowd gathered hold donald trump in contempt. >> to have a bigot and a man with racist views and a man that speaks so openly and doesn't really care about the political side -- >> there are some that are not convinces that hillary clinton is the real deal. >> i am voting for bernie sanders and going into camden to speak to the real residents of camden, there are many, many people sufberring because of these policies. >> new jersey's primary is june 7th along with california's, the
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last delegate rich big ones of this primary season. they will be important for hillary clinton's momentum. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> one day after his win in the west virginia primary, bernie sanders is campaigning today in montana. sanders picked up 18 delegates last night but obviously he has a long way to go and a steep mountain to climb. he has to win 66% of the remaining delegates. to close the deficit with clinton. donald trump set to meet this man paul ryan tomorrow, he down played the meeting today it's just a chance to get to know one another. chris christie, all the talk there or much of it about the visibility role he has taken with the trump team and on a short team for trump's running mate. >> to be on the short list, is an honor to be considered for
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that position, but i was on mitt romney's short list and came up short. we'll see what happens. >> earlier this week trump tapped christie to lead the transition team should trump win the white house. and now they are looking to recruit teachers for the next school year. a meet and greet was held in spring garden and perspective teachers met with principals and school leaders including superintendant hite. the schools have vacancies and the teachers want jobs. plans were unveiled for a sobering new memorial to honor the victims of the holocaust. the plaza at 16th and arch in center city philadelphia will contain an eternal flame along the wall and portions of an actual railroad track used to transport prisoners to concentration camps. prisoners like mack shineman who
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was taken from the ghetto in poland to austria. >> it's important to us we lost 6 million and a million and a half children. it's terrible up until today, constantly thinking and sometimes even crying. >> the memorial plaza is expected to open next year. coming up on "action news" tonight. a former princeton graduate student wages a hunger strike in an effort to strike out against what she claims is discrimination against the disibled at the university. and the eagles sound off about sam bradford's brief holdout from the team. ducis rogers has that story. tomorrow get ready for something we have not seen all month. >> those stories and more when
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"action news" continues tonight.
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it is called view 32 about to rise in center city philadelphia. workers broke ground on the development project at 32nd and race. it includes a 16 story apartment tower plus townhomes and underground parking and a preschool and community plaza. the property is owned by dex eluniversity. and is expected to be completely next spring. new at 6:00 tonight we are following the story of a 32-year-old woman who is in day
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nine of a hunger strike. she is trying to draw attention to the way she thinks that she and official students with disabilities are treated at princeton university. nora muchanic has the story. >> reporter: water, energy drinks and chicken broth is all that rachel bar has item eaten in a week. she is protesting the way in a disabled students are treated. she was on full scholarship and has attention deficit disorder and dyslexia. she says the university failed to make accommodations with exams and got a b minus instead of a b plus. >> they removed a program that gave me equal access to exam and when i didn't perform as well, they said you are out. >> she was once told that
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disability is not part of princetons. >> the department of education has reviewed her case but not rendered a decision, the university says that we believe this matter is handled fairly and consistently with the processes princeton providing reasonable accommodations for disabilities. rachel bar does not want to return but acknowledge this problem. >> how long would you hold out. >> i could not read for three years, imagine trying and trying, not eating food is not hard. >> she is under a doctor's care and the accommodations for the disabililed is something she is willing to risk her life for.
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>> eagles make a move. in the front office, eagles name the douglas as their director of personnel. in case you are wondering howie ro roseman is still in charge. sam bradford's short lived walkout is still the talk of the town and jeff skversky gathers reaction from former prominent eagles. >> golf is the sport at ron jaworsky's new course ramble wood in mount laurel but the topic on the green today is the eagles. and some are teeing off on quarterback sam bradford who ended his holdout this week. >> i am disappointed on the way sam handled everything. >> sam is more embarrassed and now he has to prove it on the
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field. >> he knows carson wentz is waiting in the wings and he was waiting in the wings when they drafted randall cunningham. >> bring it on bro, that is the way it is, you compete and the fact that sam didn't welcome that competition is troubling to me. >> former linebacker jeremiah trotter is not taking shots at bradford, because he had a very public dispute with the eagles too. >> he didn't owe anybody anything. teammates understand, they want what is best for the player. >> talking eagles is always the par for the course in this city. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." welcome back sam and welcome back jeff. the phillies are on a role, 13 wins in their last 18 games, the phils one another close one last night against the braves.
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miguel franco hit a homer in the eighth inning his seventh of the city? the draft combine is underway in center city. the union are home against the l.a. galaxy tonight. one of the true powers in mls. the union have a decent season going but little success against the galaxy 1-6-1 all time against the galaxy. >> we want to see how much we raised the bar, i think we raised it a lot and i think the players believe that too and the 90 minutes is your test. that is when you get to show the strides we made. everybody is anxiously awaiting the game. >> ed snider will get love tonight on 6 abc. tonight's episode of the goldbergs is dedicated to the owner.
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footage will air from the 70s stanley cup title run. >> thank you ducis. an anti-bullying organization is honoring troop erich ard son. the group teach anti-bullying llc, his work with troubled youth as well as time he spends coaching youth basketball and helping kids with their college applications.
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you said something is going to happen tomorrow that we haven't seen all month.
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>> an above average temperature day. it's going to be close. i'm calling for the high of 74 and the normal high is 73. if we hit 74 we beat it by one degree. it depends on how much sunshine we get. tonight we get rain. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we have a pretty soaking south of philadelphia, it's trying to move to the north but really just south of wilmington and right along route 40, route 49 you are getting rain and middletown and cape may has been getting soaked. we have a steady soaking there and cape may closing in on an inch of rain and we have a low pressure moving through right now and that is what is causing that rain. temperatures today dependant on where you are. areas to the north seeing brighter skies and tannersville and martins creek 72 and warrington 66 and center city 63 down from the high of 66 and
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another cool day in south jersey with the rain and temperatures in the 50s right now, see while city 59 and hockessin delaware a chilly 58 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing that this upper level low spinning through and this continues to move away from us through the evening hours and these showers are shrinking quickly and future tracker 6 showing by 8:30 tonight a few sprinkles near wilmington and then our clouds begin to slowly break. by 11:00 breaks in the clouds and north of philadelphia tomorrow morning finally we are looking at some sunshine. some dry air carves outs sunshine and the best chance of sun is philadelphia and areas north and east and more clouds are hanging on south and west and finally we are looking at the potential for a slightly above normal temperatures, so enjoy it tomorrow. it won't last long, partly sunny and 74 degrees and more clouds south and west and then on
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friday we have another frontal boundary moving through than brings us rain from midmorning to mid-afternoon. generally a .25 to .75 inch of rain. the best chance of seeing thunderstorms is south and closer to an inch. and friday night into saturday morning a break in the action and then another system waiting in the wings, this could bring us gusty thunderstorms saturday night and high pressure builds in and brings us more sunshine and it's much cooler, sunday's high 61 degrees, and feeling like temperatures are in the 60s, when you factor in the winds. the roller coaster ride continues in may and a high of 74 degrees and relatively warm and friday you'll need the umbrella and 8:00 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon. saturday morning is looking great, plenty of sunshine and we warm up to 75 degrees and with that strong cold front rolling through could get strong gusty
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thunderstorms saturday afternoon and saturday night. and behind the system the sunshine is it back, on sunday. but it feels like early april, 61 degrees with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour and monday cool and 65 and tuesday and wednesday more clouds and the possibility of some showers, so enjoy the glimpses of sunshine tomorrow, 74 degrees and then downhill after that. >> what is that 61? trough, retro grade? el niƱo? >> ha, ha, ha. >> finally tonight there are stories shared from drexel hill the centenarian luncheon. people 100 years or older were in attendance and the oldest was 107. abc world news tonight is david muir is next on channel 6. and "action news" continues at
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10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rogers. and then please join us for a special report at 11:00 on channel 6. here is erin o'hearn with a preview. >> rock climbing and splashing through creeks and using logs and balance beams. the new preschool is the great outdoors. >> it provides the space and freedom for kids to explore outdoors. >> children that are enrolled spend the majority of their days outside regardless of the weather conditions. why parents and teachers think this is key for children thriving physically and academically. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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breaking news tonight. the deadly explosion in the u.s., now ruled a criminal act. >> get out of here! please, get out of here. >> 15 people killed in the plant explosion. dozens of homes destroyed. and tonight, authorities now ruling it was intentional. the new reward just issued. the deadly knife attack at an american mall. the man crashing into a store, slashing victims at random. tonight, inside the moments of terror and the heroic off-duty officer. major new developments after this moment. the car pulled over, the chase on foot. the deadly shots. tonight, history made involving that former officer. donald trump and his taxes. will he release them before the election? what he's saying now about the audit and what voters will see and when. and

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