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you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, may 14. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." stabbed in the neck, philadelphia police search for whoever attacked a man overnight. defying a directive from the president. controversies swirl around transgender bathroom guidelines. we hear the incredible story how the newest powerball
winners picked the lucky numbers. get ready for s5. sauers showers. it's bright and sunny outside, but more rain into the delaware valley. keep the umbrella handy if you're heading outside, meteorologist chris sowers is outside, bright skies, but rain later this morning. >> reporter: you wouldn't thing that, it's cool and crisp, no humidity in the air and barely a cloud in the sky. later on, as we flip it to the numbers, later on, things could get active, as a cold front approaches from the west, it could trigger showers and thunderstorms. we have 50s in the area. fleetwood, 49. center city you're the warm spot, 57. levittown, 53. glassboro 59. smyrna, 52.
dover, 53. another boards in atlantic city, 60 degrees. here's the next system we're watching. this is storm tracker 6 live double scan we've set it in motion for you, look what's going on in the middle of the screen. you can see the yellows and oranges, those are heavy downpours associated with a cold front. look at the top of the screen. we have snow flying north of detroit. it's rare for may even though areas see snow showers for the first half or second half of may. it's really, really rare. it shows you how chilly the air is. once the front crosses tomorrow will be a shock to the system. as the front interacts with the air later on, storm center says look for thunderstorms. after lunchtime you'll see an increase in clouds and
4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., thunderstorms develop. here's the good news that is the only shot of rain in the entire seven-day forecast. the pattern is changing. things look a lot better. when i come back in a few minutes, we'll have the beautiful numbers in the seven-day forecast. love to hear the good news stay with 6abc.com/weather throughout the day and weekend. storm tracker 6 live will keep you up to date on the thunderstorms. 7:03. if you're just waking up with us, we know who won the large powerball jackpot. the smith family of trenton will share the lump sum payout of $284 million. they hit the powerball with one ticket. she said it is true we won the powerball. it's been a whirlwind week for
the smith family who won the 6th largest jackpot in powerball history. pearlie mae smith chose numbers that came to her in a dream. it was a big shock when we learned we were powerball winners. it was a bigger shock when we learned we were the only ticketholder. >> reporter: smith select the the cash option when means that she and her children will split $284 million. on the block in trenton where smith lived neighbors are in disbelief. it's a messing, i never thought nobody in the hood would hit the powerball. >> reporter: the fal hired legal -- the family hired legal counsel to help them handle their millions 10% they plan to tithe.
neighbors are convinced millionaire or not, pastor smith will be back. you don't give up serving, because you got money, you still got to work with us. the family bought one ticket for the drawing, now they are planning a huge family getaway, although they are not telling us to where. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." congratulations to the family. someone stabbed a man in the neck in philadelphia's tioga section. the attack happened on west erie avenue at north 19th street around 1:00 a.m. the victim is in the hospital in stable condition. policing are looking for a man spotted running away from the scene. police in pemberton township, burlington county are
looking for 30-year-old darren decarlo is accused of beating a man and his dog with a baseball bat. the victim, 35-year-old had minor injuries, but we are told his dog had severe injuries. it will be up to a lehigh county judge to decide if former wrestler jimmy super flynooka is responsible for the death of nancy argentine he pleaded not guilty. president obama will honor robert wilson iii at the white house on monday after he sacrificed his life to protect others. he will be awarded the national medal of valour. sergeant wilson confronted two
armed robbers at a game stop last march, he was killed during an exchange of gunfire. president obama is experiencing push back to his new directive to public schools allowing transgendered students to use bathrooms with the gender they identify with. the lieutenant governor of texas said the directive is a form of blackmailed because schools lose federal funding if they do not follow the directive. the state is prepared to forfeit billions of dollars in public school funding. he has set a policy in place that will divide the country not along political lines, but along family values in school districts. that directive is not an law or executive order, but
stresses the prohibition of sex discrimination by any school that receives federal funding. the department of justice filed a lawsuit against north carolina against the law of people using the bathroom of their gender at birth. north carolina is suing the doj. "good morning america" will have more after "action news." students received their degree from st. joe's university. jim gardner will serve as keynote speaker for the to doctorial graduation. christy raywalk has been named the school's new athletic director. she is the first woman to hold the position, she serves as executive senior associate athletic director at the university of michigan.
she starts at u-dell june 5. dann cuellar was there as a bucks county teen got ready for the biggest night of his high school his prom. >> reporter: cara curbing and nick membrane -- nick mcgee were looking spiffy for and posing for pictures. known for his enthusiasm, 18-year-old nick along with will i understanddy bowman was -- along with lindy bowman was crowned king and queen. what song are you looking forward to dancing with? taylor swift.
the family is gratified that the community has embraced nick and cara not because they are class mats with downs syndrome, but they are classmates. this is not considered a special event. >> reporter: the moment they were waiting for, the dream come true, your first dance at the prom. you got your first prom dance. awesome. >> reporter: how about you nick? it was great. >> reporter: that's a special moment. a special moment and special night indeed, in warminster, i'm dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." looks like they had a great time. 7:10, "action news" saturday morning, bringing a taste of italy right to your kitchen. we'll tell you how a local woman found a recipe for recovery. plus, thermal imaging shows
[laughter]. >> reporter: it's going to be warm. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. there's the view as we look live on sky6 live hd down the jersey shore, cape may. there's someone finally taking a stroll along the sand enjoying the comfortable weather that's over the delaware and lehigh valleys this morning. temperatures will climb into the mid 70s by the afternoon only to see heavier thunderstorms kind of put an end to the warmth during the late day hours. double scan live for now is clear, melissa magee will have active radar this afternoon as we expecting thunderstorm activity to develop with the approaching cold front. 57 degrees already in philadelphia. dewpoint, 51. pressure reading holding steady, 289.82 inches. winds out of the west/southwest. dover, 57. make up -- cape may, 60. trenton, 46 degrees. temperatures across the country if you're traveling this morning it's chilly across the high
plains and great lakes states which the cold front that's pushing through ohio and that will bring cooler changes into our region, as we get into sunday. if you're heading to the south, southeast midwest across the western half of the united states, most of those numbers are close to where they should be for this time of the year. here's the only feature that we're watching. satellite and radar, you can see that counter clockwise swirl that's the cold front right there, as it pushes east a hefty line of showers and thunderstorms will develop later on. here's a close up shot on the water vapor. you can see what's going on, the convection or thunderstorm activity developing ahead of the front which is sitting right there across western portions of ohio. let's look at future tracker 6 we'll time it out for you. if you've got plans this afternoon you'll need sunscreen early. watch what happens when we set it in motion, 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., here comes the thundershowers and thunderstorms. when you see the red that's
strong gusty winds and downpours. it will hit the coast by 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., cape may, wildwood, atlantic city toms river approximate -- picking up the heavier thunderstorms. by 10:00 p.m. most of the activity is gone. we get into sunday morning we'll wake up to sunshine. what to expect with the storms later on, most of them will contain numerous cloud to ground lightning strikes, brief, but heavy downpours and strong gusty winds. we're not anticipating much in the way of hail, but there could be small pea-sized hail and no tornados. heavy thunderstorms erupting after 4:00 p.m. millville, 74. upper 60s for the coast. dover, 74 degrees. overnight tonight, with the cold front passing through, the numbers drop into the mid 40s. 45 in reading, 48 in
philadelphia. millville, 46 on the boards in atlantic city, 48. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, notice anything different here? look at this, the entire seven day with the exception of today looks dry, 76 degrees for the this afternoon windy and cooler sunday, 60 for monday, sunny and breezy, high of 67. tuesday, 65. tuesday night into wednesday morning there could a couple of showers, most of wednesday is dry. sunshine along with clouds, 70 degrees, 72 for thursday, even friday not looking too bad. mostly sunny and 74. so you asked for it, i delivered. no more rain. 7:17 a local italian mom turned cook into a recipe for recovery from grief and loss, tamala edwards explains in the art of aging report. >> reporter: when lisa lost her
husband, her children were worried she lost her world. alisa and her husband mothered when they 20. they built a family here, she strayed true to her italian roots. they didn't have the money to self publish a cook book. so they started a campaign and got contributions in 3 days and in a month they got $27,000 and enough to create the italian mom's cook book. it wasn't just the supporters who came forward with the money, we had a woman who offered help how to put the book together, editors came and photographers came. >> reporter: and getting back is into the kitchen helped alisa get back to her old self.
it's brought her back to life. >> reporter: the cook book sold 3,000 copies while it was released. mom decided to give back to the community, so we work with local schools for fundraisers. >> reporter: alisa's skills in the kitchen were auction the off at pope john paul school in royersford she donated $1,000 and offered to cook a meal for 12 to the highest bidders. >> reporter: the book is not just about recipes, but has stories about life back in the day. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news."
57 degrees outside. looking great, right? well that picture will change drastically today. more rain expected and strong storms, meteorologist chris sowers has the details later. here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys there are a couple of events that will get you moving. walk for police heros walk and run, jesse hartnett who was shot back in january. the race takes part in media, delaware county from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. >> lace up your shoes for the walk for thetic fibroses foundation the walk takes place at nockamixon in quakertown, bucks county. the walk starts at 10:00 a.m.
spent more than 30 years in the public schools. we're retired, but we like to stay involved. you think he's going to learn to fly? we're just as busy now as in our teaching days. the same goes for a lot of the retired educators we know. let me see you all flap your wings, like you're penguins learning to fly. teaching is all about building relationships. and that never goes away. because once a teacher, always a teacher.
everyone, 7:25 saturday morning if you're heading out to the dad vail regatta. what a lovely morning we're seeing temperatures in the mid 50s, a ton of sunshine. you'll need sunscreen if you're a speck -- spectator. we'll have thunderstorms in the afternoon. noon, 72 degrees, 4:00 p.m., 74 degrees. we have a nice pattern change for next week. the jet stream that brought all the wet weather into our neck of the woods over the last few weeks will lift to the north. ment wet weather will stay here across the high plains. it will stay chilly. for us, and most of the eastern half of the united states, high pressure will dominate the pattern that means dry weather and ton of sunshine.
i've been stressing this over the last few weeks, be careful of what you wish for, accuweather is suggesting overall this could be be a hot and dry summer. normally philadelphia averages 24 days of 90 degrees or higher this year they are predicting 35. i know it's been gray and. -- gloomy, but i don't know that you want that either. here's sports with ducis rogers. >> reporter: baseball is simple game, as long as you score a run against the other guys you win. tommy joseph called up from aaa. phils in the 4th inning. game tied at 2. next batter, the pitcher.
the phillies lead 3-2. it remains that way into the 9th inning. gomez with the tieing run on base, 6-4-3 double play. they are 13 and 3 in one run game. it's a nice way to start the home stand with a one run game. it's a good learning experience for all the guys young guys, it's fun to win those games because it teaches them how to win the close games. that's a bonus for us. how do you feel on the first day of your new job. carson wentz only had the play book for a few days, but he likes it because the over fence is quarterback friendly. he hadn't met sam bradford yet. i hope we'll grow together
and push each other and lead to benefiting the team and lead to winning a lot of ballgames. personal li i don't think there will be -- personally i don't think there will be a lot of tension, i think it will be a good working team for sure. saw grass, the famed island hole, 147 yards out, wilcox is about to know what happens. a hole in one. hugs and free drinks for everyone. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend! someone shot an innocent
bystander after a fight at a philadelphia bar gets out of hand. the details straight ahead. plus, one person faces charges after a railroad spike is thrown from an overpass and lands on a car's windshield. we're keeping our eyes on the sky as showers move into the region. meteorologist chris sowers is outside, as we look ahead, chris one scream to -- extreme to the
other. >> reporter: a thunderstorm is possible. most of the day looks good, lots of bright blue, and gentle breeze, that will get the temperatures into the 70s. we're 57. cape may, 60. atlantic city, 61. beach haven, 59. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the cold front is knocking on the door now, keystone state, pittsburgh off to the northwest, heavier downpours reported out there. cleveland it's pouring. erie, pennsylvania they are seeing heavier rains indicated by the yellows and oranges. that cold front will trigger thunderstorms for us, later this afternoon. here's future tracker 6 probably crossing over the city by 5:00 p.m. look at the reds those are drenching downpours and gusty winds. maybe a little bit of hail. right now the storm prediction center is suggesting the possibility is there for 40 to 50 miles per hour wind gusts and
pea-sized hail. temperatures climbing to the 60s. lunchtime, 74. sun and clouds. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. this afternoon that's when some of the thunderstorms begin to march on through, that ushers in the cooler air as we head into sunday. it gets so chilly in fact monday morning some areas could actually see some frost. so we're talking about mid 70s for the highs today. patchy frost monday morning. i'll be back along with the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when i see you in just a bit. thank you. remember you can get the sketch day forecast and check of storm tracker 6 live at any time at our website 6abc.com/weather. new on "action news," an innocent bystander was shot during a gun fight outside a philadelphia bar. he was standing on germantown avenue at hunting park avenue in hunting park. a dispute inside the triple play bar spilled into the street.
four men started shooting at one another. the bullet hit the man in the arm and traveled to his chest. police are questioning two men in the case. the victim was taken to the hospital in critical, but stable condition. a railroad spike went through a car's front windshield and lodged into the dashboard as it went under an overpass on the 600 block of university avenue. philadelphia police say charges are being filed against the man suspected of throwing a railroad spike. police say four cars were hit. one victim went after the suspect and stopped him for police. i decided to go up on the train tracks, so when i want up on the train tracks, i saw a young guy like walking real fast toward me, so i approached him, but he tried to say it was somebody else that was throwing something off the bridge. officers say the suspect will facing a evaluate assault
and related offenses. police believe an arsonist is responsible for setting fire to a car in south philadelphia yesterday evening. you can see the damage done to the older model nissan on dudley street. "action news" contained the surveillance video which allegedly captures the man leaving the scene. if you have any information about this particular case, call police. this morning there's a warning from wildlife workers in fairmont park. several people spotted a black bear swimming and wandering near the wissahickon creek. josh carson said he was fishing when he noticed the bear, but he realize he was safe, so he snapped is a few pictures. i would have ran the other way. >> reporter: wildlife officials if you head to the park, use caution if you're hiking and keep your dogs on a leash. the bear is possibly looking for
are a mate and wandered too far. 7:34 if you're heading to the airport, homeland security officials are advising you to be extra patient as they take steps to ease wait times at the security checkpoints. long lines like this in chicago are all too common at airports. federal officials say they are aware of this. friday homeland homeland securiy secretary, jeh johnson said they will add more agents and increase overtime and add k-9 teams, but not compromise security. there will be wait times, we want the public to know we are working hard to alleviate the wait times in partnership with airports and airlines and insure that air travel remains safe and secure in this country. the tsa is working to enforce limits on the number and size of carry on bags. "good morning america" weekend will have more on the steps being taken to alleviate the problem. temperature university's
iconic t is part of the iconic legacy near liacouras are a. liacouras died thursday, he died guided temperature law school in the 1970s and took the helm of the university and took the t-logo turning it into a research institution known around the world. he had the idea if you bring people to main campus, then temple university will sell itself, temp academics will sell themselves. temple's arena is named after liacouras a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. friday at temple performing art center. liacouras was 85 years old. time 7:36 many this morning are questioning did presumptive republican nominee donald trump pose as his own publicist in
phone call back in 1991 to a reporter to people magazine. trump is denying the claim. the call from a man named john miller. he had knowledge about his personal relationships including his failing marriage with mar will a maples and new live in love. washington post recorded the call. when he meets the right women it will be a great relationship. trump said it is not his voice and he never made such calls, he is resisting increasing pressures to release his tax returns. on "good morning america" yesterday he told george stephanopoulos his tax rate was none of his business. bernie sanders continues to rally for support in his bid in the democratic nomination. he attended this event in fargo,
north dakota yesterday. bill clinton stumped for votes for his wife hillary in ewing township. the large collegiate regatta in north america continues on the schuylkill river. more than 3,000 rowers are taking part in the dad vail regatta. they come from more than 100 colleges in the u.s. and canada. i raced this a couple of times before so we know the course. all our training goes toward this event peaking at this time. in some ways guys know all yearlong this is the time of year that is most important. that events is happening all morning long, admission is free. happening today, thunderbirds soar in the skies over fort dix lakehurst. you'll get the fighting
capability of the not on the air force, the marines and army and coast guard. admission is free, the gates open at 9:00 a.m. the show starts at 11:00 a.m., rain or shine. still to come on "action news" this saturday morning, is going gluten free a good idea for your children. we'll have all the warnings for the parents. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, he says prepare for rain later today. "action news" saturday morning continues after the break.
>> cameras caught two illinois state lawmakers playing video games, you see them there, colleagues were debating a budget bill, the two playing the video games say they had been working hard on the budget, neither apologized for playing video games while in session. this is a scam. >> reporter: you're stealing money from people. yes. and why are you doing that? yeah, why are you doing that? that's the recorded call of a sam artist who mistakenly called a sheriff in wisconsin.
the man said he was an internal revenue service worker. when he called back, the man fessed up. i was like wow, he admitted it to me. the samer was calling from afghanistan. remember the internal revenue service will never call you. official notice will come in the mail for you. let's get you caught up on the the forecast with chris sowers whose not a con man. we have thunderstorms in the forecast, once we get past that front we have smooth sailing. along the camden waterfront we have patchy haze, wet fog this morning, but its lifted and now we're seeing bright blue.
we'll see reds pop up here as the heavy thunderstorms march in here. a much better week even though we had clouds and rain, it was better than the week before when we were stuck in the 50s. 71 monday, tuesday, chilly. wednesday, 76, thursday's high, 76, friday, 70 degrees. it started out at 54 degrees, now we're up to 57. the jersey shore is up to 60. dover, 57. 65 for wilmington, a little bit cooler north and west, 52 reading, lancaster, 51. here's satellite and radar, clear skies from new england all the way down from the virginias to the carolinas. you don't have to go too far to the west picking up the cloud cover, knocking on the door johns town and state college. this line of showers and thunderstorms is racing off to the east, it will get into parts of the viewing area as early as
3:00 p.m. the surface maps looks like, it's a potent cold front pushing through. breezy and sharply colder on the backside. we'll see those changes tomorrow. tomorrow we'll struggle to reach 60 degrees. with the winds it will feel like the low 50s. we'll get into sunday, we'll see the return of sunshine. it will be breezy and blustery especially for may standards. smooth sailing today until the lunchtime hours. the clouds increase keep an eye to the sky there will be a quick-moving line of thunderstorms. we'll small hail and gusty winds. look how quickly the line hits the coast and works out to sea, by 9:30 it's just about done, maybe leftover showers for interior sections of south jersey, that's about it. sunday morning we wake up to a
combination of sun and clouds. sunny and warm early, 76 degrees. the clouds arrive thunderstorms develop between 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., west to east in the viewing area. 4:00 p.m., far western suburbs, 7:00 p.m., jersey shore. small hail and gusty winds possible. winds gusting to 40 miles per hour. patchy frost is possible for the far western suburbs. lancaster, 36. reading, 37. allentown, 37. how about a degree above freezing for the poconos, 33. 41 for philadelphia. for today, sunshine to start, increasing clouds, strong thunderstorms erupting by 3:00 p.m., 76 degrees is the forecasted high. you can see if you want to plan your day hour by hour, 11:00 a.m. we're good, 1:00 p.m., no problems, combination of sun and clouds. 3:00 p.m. western suburbs seeing thunderstorms. they are in the city by 5:00 p.m., temperatures crashing into the of -- 60s and 50s.
48 center city, 44 outlying suburbs. tomorrow it will be a struggle to reach 60 degrees. monday, better, cool, sunny and breeze, 67. tuesday, 65. wednesday, thursday, friday, 70, 72, 74. every one of those days at this point looks dry. let's keep it that way. you can keep your job. thank you so much, 7:47 you may not thing of "action news" as a romantic spot but it turned out to be the perfect setting for a proposal. i wanted to do it in my hometown, philadelphia. are you serious? are you serious. i want to know will you marry me? that means yes, by the way. the kiss means yes, the
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so glad you stayed with us, 7:50, we know texting and driving is a dangerous mix. researchers at the university of houston put 59 people into a driving simulator. they then tested how well they could stay in their lanes when faced with different distraction. they found drivers could correct their steering after being asked math questions or surprised. when the drivers were asked to
text the driving became erratic and veered out of their lanes. putting your children on gluten free diet can be risky. the article states some parents have misconceptions about gluten being unhealthy. some have served their children a gluten free indict even if they have not -- diet even if they have not been diagnosed with coeliac disease. going on a special diet is a big deal. it in-- celiac disease. money products are not as healthy as they thought they are. they are high in salts and saturated faculties and higher in -- fats, and higher in calories. researchers discover
over-the-counter pain pills may dull more than pain. they may dull your ability to empathize. college students took part in the study, after were given ameade federal -- acetaminopheno empathy to the plight of others. coming up, meteorologist chris sowers will take a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we're back after the break. we're out of ink.
his affection from rubik's cubes. he constructed this 8 1/2 foot tall portrait of his crush. she said are you serious, after all that work. she said no. at least give him a date. >> reporter: how long do you think it took. a long time. >> reporter: go to a dating website first. let's talk weather here, timing of the thunderstorms later this afternoon, we're starting out with sunshine, by 4:00 p.m., western suburbs seeing heavier thunderstorms in the city by 5:00, 5:30 p.m. strong gusting winds, drenching downpours. the line reaches the coast at 7:00 p.m. followed by a broken line behind it which will fall apart as it pushes through south jersey between 8:00 p.m. and
10:00 p.m. 76 today. sun and clouds late-day thunderstorm. sunday, breezy and cooler, sunshine high of 60 degrees. all of next week, looks pretty dry, we have a lot of sunshine temperatures in the 70s. sounds good. it is now, 7:56 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning everyone, coming up on "g.m.a." this saturday, donald trump is under fire this morning for a 1991 audio recording where he allegedly pretends to be his own spokesman. in the recording the supposed to spokesman can be heard bragging about touch's financial success. a group of teenagers with a close call after their limo to the prom explodes in flames. what you need to know about the dangers of limos before you're kids head to prom. would you like to be happier and healthier? it comes down to your sleep.
we have small changes that could have a big impact on how you feel. these stories coming up on "g.m.a." this saturday. we'll see you soon. "action news" continues at 9, looking for a person trainer, ann app that makes it easier to find one. plus an innocent bystander was shot in hunting park. for meteorologist chris sowers, and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
good morning, america. new overnight, whose voice is it anyway? did donald trump pretend to be his own spokesman boasting about his business claiming to fend off women including madonna in one epic brag fest from the 1990s? >> she called and wanted to go out with him, that i can tell you. >> was that a telltale giveaway? >> that i can tell you. >> that i can tell you. >> that i can tell you. >> what trump is now saying about it, the tale of the tape this morning. skydiving scare. a terrifying crash all caught on camera. the plane diving into this field landing upside down. >> get off me. get off me. >> somebody's freaking out in the back of the plane screaming. >> the passengers sharing their stories right now. prom night fire.