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details. plus, philadelphia police are searching for the armed gunman who held up a popular sports bar overnight. a day to remember, students from rutgers university camden will not only pick up their diplomas, but hear from president obama today. let's go over to chris sowers, the graduates will need a jacket today. >> reporter: they will need heavier coats. the clouds are starting to overspread the area. we have an upper level low from the west that will move into the delaware and lehigh valleys. what started out as bright sun started out gray and gloomy and some locations could see a passing sprinkle later on. 50 degrees in philadelphia. allentown, 489. 49. reading, 51. dover, 53 and lancaster checking in at 50, and, yes, we're seeing
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snows flying across western portions of pennsylvania all area west of state college reporting white snow, clarion bradford seeing snow flying. it's impressive how cold the air is wrapping around the low. that's the low that will charge east over the next 12 hours or so. we're climbing into the upper 50s, close to 60 degrees for the high. the normal was 74. 14 degrees below average. we'll see an increase in cloudy cover, it will be windy and sprinkle is possible from time to time, as well. when i come back in just a few minutes, we'll talk about this, a freeze watch for parts of the area, the leeferl -- lehigh valley could see frost on the ground tomorrow, i'll let you know how low the numbers get in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the big story on "action news" this sunday morning is developing news. police in bucks county have a suspect in a deadly fire inside a bucks county motel. let's go to trish hartman live on the scene on lincoln highway with the latest on this
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one, trish, what are you learning about this from investigators? >> reporter: well, gray, within the past 30 minutes or so, we learned police have a suspect in custody in connection with the deadly fire. that person has not been charged so police are not releasing that person's name. police and fire officials are on the scene investigating the cause of the suspicious fire and police tell me they will be here for the most of the day. investigators from the bucks county d.a.'s office and state police are here after one person was found dead inside the lincoln hotel overnights. crews were called around 2:30 a.m., they found thick black smoke coming from rooms 103, and 104. firefighters had the blaze under control at 3:00 a.m. they had to rescue three people from the rooms on the second floor. several people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. no word on their conditions. but police say their injuries
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are not life threatening. several witnesses said he was trapped in the room. a man was yelling get me out of the bed, get me out of the bed, i don't know if he was tied up. we couldn't get into the doorway, there was too much smoke. everybody was like get out get out get out, there's fire, get out. i took my things and ran as fast as i can. >> reporter: now, the red cross is here assisting people who were staying is at the lincoln. officials have not released the identity of the victim and investigators are working to determine the cause of the deadly fire. live in bensalem, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." thanks for the update. 9:03 is the time. here in philadelphia. police are looking for a suspect involved in a deadly stabbing overnight. officers were called to the intersection of 36th and aspen
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street in the city's mantua section at 2:00 a.m. that's where they found a 50-year-old mantua -- man with a stab injury to the chest. he died a short time later, there are no systems or motives. police are looking for a masked gunman who held up a sports bar, the tavern on broad was targeted at 12:30 a.m. police say a mask man entered the bar and took money from the manager before running off. police are looking at surveillance cameras in hopes of identifying the suspect. no arrests in an early morning rob and shooting in the kingsessing section of philadelphia. the action cam was at 52nd and warrington avenue. a 24-year-old man was walking in the area when a gunman approached him demanding money. the suspect shot the victim in
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the hand him there is no word on how much money the gunman stole, the victim is in stable condition. prom night is the most memorable night of a student's life. two students lost their lives, jeff chirico spoke to a heartbroken community. >> reporter: photos of the two young women are flooding social media their sudden deaths after bridgeton high school prom is causing a flood of tears this is supposed to be a happy night. kids live for this moment, to enjoy this moment and they are not able to talk about it. >> reporter: mourners gathered around the memorial to remember the two girls. the two died after the car they were in veered off route 49 around a curve in maurice river township and hit the tree at 3:45 a.m. two other teens were hurt.
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it's believed they were following friends on the way home from an after prom party. i talked to the three boys and they went to ocean city, they were on their way back and the girls were following the boys and they said they just saw their lights go off the road. i was totally devastated. >> reporter: bridgeton school superintendent said the tragedy comes the same day for another student who died in a car crash less than two weeks ago. we have support from our chaplains and current county guidance -- cumberland county guidance center. i've got a 17-year-old, her prom was last week, and i am thankful and blessed that she made it home. >> reporter: as of last night, 16-year-old was in critical condition, 17-year-old was in stable condition. new jersey state police are in
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investigating. in maurice river township, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." it is 9:07. it is a big day for graduates at rutgers university main campus in new brunswick. not only are they picking up their well-earned diplomas, they will hear from president obama. obama is first sitting president to speak at a rutgers graduation. the action cam caught hundreds boarding buses in camden to go to the commencement in new brunswick. some said they are overwhelmed that the president will address them. i'm excited to see our first black president this is his last year as a president, so i'm very excited to see him. it is the culmination of a two year lobbing every time by the school and the new jersey congressional delegation. president obama and presumptive republican nominee
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donald trump -- vice president joe biden and donald trump may run into each other at the university of pennsylvania school of arts an sciences. vice president's biden's granddaughter is graduating along with donald trump's daughter tiffany. officials say delaware is the first state police agency to use next-door.com. they share tips for things like baby-sitters and they will share crime prevention and safety updates and notices. nova won the dad vail regatta for the 4th year in a row. exciting times there, as you can see, the start of the race is on
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the the schuylkill were moved up because of yesterday's storms. 125 collegiate teams took part in the competition. our entire year is dad vail regatta dad vail regatta, how can we beat the teams that practice on this course. massachusetts won the women's varsity 8 for the third straight this year. they got a nice day for it until the rain came in. a school comes to a screeching halt as the ducking trekked through the call. we'll explain this bookish waddle. did you by that razor at the store or part of a shave club. we'll tell you which offers the better deal. looking live at
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philadelphia international airport, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. don't worry, we do warmup. we'll be right back. [ soft music ]
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couldn't make it out of the dive. federal investigators are joining the investigation of a fatal crash of a charter bus near the mexican border. it rolled over near the town of lorado as it headed to a casino. state police say it was raining at the time of the accident. 8 people were killed and 44 hurt. this morning search efforts are resuming in the gulf of mexico for a woman on a cruise ship who fell overboard. the carnival liberty was heading from galveston, texas to could casamel, mexico. friends she was traveling with didn't realize she was missing until 15 hours after she went
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overboard. officials agreed she did indeed go over after reviewing video. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, i was upset when i heard snow in the forecast. >> reporter: it's in western pennsylvania. we're two weeks from memorial day weekend, it's unusual, but it happens. the cold air aloft is rushing toward the delaware and the lehigh valleys in the 24 to 36 hours. lovely shot of the commodor barry bridge. winds will be picking up to 25 to 30 miles per hour. that will make it feel like the upper 40s and low 50s. morning lows 42 to 47 degrees. tomorrow morning, subtract five to ten from the numbers. 42 in allentown. pottstown, wilmington, 44.
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atlantic city, 47. dewpoint, dry, 34. pressure reading rising. there's the winds out of the west at 18 miles per hour sustained, but some of the gusts are 25 miles per hour right now. 50s showing up for everybody. the poconos in the 30s, 38 up there. reading, 51. millville, 352. cape may, 53. trenton, 51. here's the snow gray was talking about in northwestern portions of pennsylvania. there's an upper level low southeast of buffalo. the air mass around that low is really, really cold that's why we're seeing instability snow showers developing. this is not lake-effect snow. that low will hit the coast in the next 24 to 36 hours. it will bring sprinkles to parts of the region later on. not the rains like we saw yesterday, a couple of scattered sprinkles that last ten or 15 minutes that's about it. otherwise it's a day that
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features sun and clouds and gusty stiff breeze out of the west/northwest at 15 to 30 miles per hour. future tracker 6 we started out with wall-to-wall blue skies. the clouds are increasing. lunchtime mainly cloudy, sprinkles developing. once the sun sets, we'll lose the heating, we'll lose the cloud cover and go mainly clear overnight tonight. monday looks fantastic, blue skies, lots of sunshine, temperatures rebound into the mid 60s. for today we'll top out between 58 and 60 degrees, it will never feel that warm, factoring in the winds it will feel like the upper 40s and low 50s all day long. the numbers fall off the cliff. 35 the number for reading and allentown. 32 for the poconos. freeze watch in effect for the mountains. there will be patchy frost through here. south jersey and delaware will steer clear. no frost out there, cold enough, the model has philadelphia down
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to 39 for the overnight low, but we quickly rebound. by 10:00 a.m., 52. afternoon highs tomorrow are somewhere in the mid 60s. it's really just a 12-hour shot of chilly weather. sunshine expected today, otherwise lots of clouds, passing sprinkle and breezy, 60 is the forecasted high. we'll go hour by hour for you. 1:00 p.m., 57. 3:00 p.m., 58. 5:00 p.m., 57. somewhere in between their we'll hit 60. if we hit it won't be for very long. overnight tonight, chilly and clear, 44 outlying suburbs, 48 for center city. tomorrow, breezy, milder, 65 degrees. tuesday, cloudy, there could rain or showers in the afternoon. the system we were watching yesterday, the modeling kept it to our south, now it wants to lift it to the north. wet weather tuesday afternoon into wednesday morning, once we get through that, thursday, friday, saturday, at this point look fantastic. sunshine and back in the 70s.
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wonderful. we do love it, chris. you've heard of the running of the bulls in spain, this is the running of the ducks in grand rapids michigan. students lined the elementary school to watch the mother duck and herk through the hall. teachers say it gives the kids a fun opportunity to learn about nature.
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>> "healthcheck" this morning new research is linking a decline in early births to decline of smoking. smoking bands introduced was associated with a 5% reduction in the premature births. a federal smoking ban has been in place since 2010.
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for decades, pregnant women and women trying to become pregnant have been advised to take folic as i acid to avoid bh defects. researchers say they linked high levels of the vitamin in the mother's blood to a high risk of autism. they stress these findings are preliminary and more research is needed. funk you are protected from the harmful uv rays sitting in the cars, think again. researchers took a light meter to car dealer in los angeles on a cloudless day. 19 cars were tested. on average car windshields blocked 896 petitioners of the uv -- 96% of the uv rays. you can see the results of this
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 9:24 sunday morning, chilly changes heading this way, riding and westerly westerly/northwesterly breeze, here's the upper level low around brad 0 -- bradfording pennsylvania, that low will draw the cold air down from canada. we'll have highs upper 50s, close to 6o with the winds it will feel like the upper 40s and
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low 50s. here's the wind speeds out of the west/northwest up to 30 miles per hour along the mouth of the delaware bay and the oceanfront where there's small craft advisory in effect. philadelphia, clouds, limited sun, windy, passing sprinkle, 60 degrees. guys. chris, thanks for the update. pharmaceutical giant pfizer said it is blocking the use of the drug used for lethal injections. the move closes off all fda drugs use in executions. some states have been using compounded versions of drugs that fall outside of the fda approval. 9:25 how much due pay each year for razor -- do you pay for
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razor, online shaving clubs promise you deals, but do they deliver? from broad stroke on the face to saving head own side burns and team of consumer report staffers checked out four razor sold through shave clubs. our user answered questions on comfort and quality shaves. thnchts -- they came in for post shave valuations. dollar shave club tumble twin blade was the least favorite, but did well on closeness of shave. 60 cent per cartridge including shipping it is the most effective. the shave is the most important.
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>> reporter: 1.88 and the dollar shave executive were better for comfort and handling, both have free shipping. gillette was the favorite. it gave a closer shave than the other blades. it's a nice blade, i like it. >> reporter: at well over $5 per cartridge including shipping, the gillette is the most pricing. you'll get a better deal if you buy i tell online through the club. >> reporter: once you've joined the club, the cartridges arrive automatically, you can set the schedule to your liking and they are charge to your credit card. you can cancel your subscription at any time, but it might take time on the website to first thing it out. we'll tell you how president obama and popular rapper can help others beat he
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addiction together. we have an incredible play at home plate by a softball player. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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we're following a developing story for you this morning, police have taken a person into custody following a deadly fire inside a bucks county motel. we're live with the details. a woman is gunned down on
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the streets of philadelphia overnight. police say they found more than two dozen gun shell casings at the scene. have you noticed, there's a big change in the air. it is much cooler this morning. meteorologist chris sowers joins us outside with the look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. and chris, hey, you have a coat on. >> reporter: you noticed? yeah it's chilly out here. yesterday it was so nice we got up to 76 degrees before the rains moved in we we had a decet amount of sunshine. this morning we had the sun, with the cold front passing through, winds are shifting out of the northwest and the chillier air is making its way in. fleetwood 48. chester, center city and levittown 52. it's a popular number across south jersey, woodbine, 53. dover, 352. hockessin 51. satellite and radar, we set it in motion for you, the frontal system from yesterday it's long
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gone, wind out of west northwest. upper level low out to our west southeast of buffalo that will push east over the next 24, 36 hours and it will keep the temperatures chilly. well below the seasonal averages. we could have one or two sprinkles possible. if you see a sprinkle maybe it only lasts ten or 15 minutes and moves along its way. nothing threatening out there today. the sun will set,, we lose the cloud cover because we lose the heating from the sun. hour by hour, here we go, 11:00 a.m., 55 degrees, look for a combination of sun an clouds, 1:00 p.m., 57. 3:00 p.m., 58. by 5:00 p.m., 567 degrees, we're starting out with a lot of the sun and finish with a lot of the clouds and with the breeze it's feeling like the end of march and the not the middle of may.
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warmer temperatures are in the seven-day forecast and i'll be back along in just a few minutes and have the details for you. thank you so much. developing this morning one person is dead after a fire in a bucks county motel. police have a person in custody. "action news" reporter, trish hartman is live for the us this morning on the scene outside the lincoln motel in bensalem with the latest on this, trish we know you've been in touch with detectives about the case, what have you learned? >> reporter: that's right, gray, police say one person is in custody that person has not been formally charged, though, so they are not releasing that person's name and police would not say if the person was a guest at the lincoln motel or not. police are on the scene investigating the cause of the suspicious fire. police say they will be most of the day because it will take time to figure out how the fire started. crime unit is here and investigator from the d.a.'s office and state police after a person was found dead inside the
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loatle -- lincoln hotel. crews were called at 2:30 a.m., they found thick black smoke billowing from two rooms. firefighters had the blaze under control at 3 ram. 3:00 p.m. they did have to rescue three people from the second floor. we spoke with witnesses who said the smoke was intense in the hallway as they tried to make their way out. one man said he heard a man screaming inside a room saying he was trapped. several people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, no word on their conditions, but the injuries are not life threatening. the red cross is here assisting people who were staying at the lincoln motel. police have not released an identity of the victim or the suspect. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." thank you so much for the update. there's no word yet on the condition of two people involved
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in a high-speed crash that happened in southwest philadelphia. the action cam was at the intersection of 63rd an eastwick. a car went out of control slam into two concrete barriers. the crash trapped two people in the car. firefighters freed them and took them to penn presbyterian hospital. philadelphia police are searching for a gunman after a woman was shot 6 times overnight. police found 30 shell casing on the ground on the 3000 block of north 13th street in the tioga section. the woman was rushed to the hospital with 6 gunshot wounds to her body. she is in critical condition. two men were hurt escaping the gunfire. they were taken to temple. in camden, a 44-year-old man is paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot a number of times overnight. police were called to the scene at 10:30 last night. the man was rushed to cooper university hospital in critical condition. police have no suspects or
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motives for the shooting. in south jersey, police are investigating an accident that sent a pedestrian to the hospital. the victim was hit at the intersection of route 130 and morton town road in burlington, late last night. you can see where the victim struck the windshield of the car. the person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. no word if the driver will face any charges. tuesday voters head to the polls in kentucky for their democratic primary. the state of oregon will hold its primary for democrat and republican voters, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are complaining in the bluegrass state this weekend. there are 130 delegates up for grabs in kentucky and oregon. clinton maintains a commanding lead over sanders in the delegate count. sanders pledges to stay in the race until the july convention in philadelphia. donald trump as we have mentioned to you is off the campaign trail to attend his
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daughter's graduation in philadelphia. this weekend republican speaker. house, paul ryan said there's no time line for unifying the party behind trump. ryan was back home in his native wisconsin yesterday where he met with party leaders. ryan and trump met face to face-to-face in washington on thursday. the question is can we put together a process that really helps get our party unified so we're at full strength in the fall and based on the meetings we had on thursday i'm encowrnlgted with -- encouragedh the beginning of the process. billionaire mark cuban said someone approached him to run for president. he told cnn it is too late to run. he said it would be fun to run against trump like trump he is a
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billionaire and reality tv experience. he has no interest in running. president obama is teenage up with a grammy award winner for a personal message about addiction. i used prescription drugs and battled addiction. if i did not get the help when i needed it, i would not be here today. the hip hop artist join the president to be with the president during his weekly address. many times the drugs are prescribed by a doctor. this summer be mtv will air a one hour documentary that includes a conversation between the president and the hip hop artist. more than 500 kayakers took part in a state-wide demonstration, protesters blocked railroad tracks to block
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the flow of oil from refineries. they are the top sources of green house gas station emissions in the state. similar protests took place in los angeles and new york and another today in washington, d.c. the price of gas has gone down slightly. aaa reports a gallon of gas has dropped a penny to 2.22. in philadelphia, 2.41. and south jersey, 2.02. and delaware, 2.17. the beat center is open offering help to those who may need it. a group of dignitaries cut the river on the brand new beat center in toms river. it includes a food pantry and job training and resources along with the soul kitchen restaurant
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where diners with get high quality meals for a minimum of ten dollar donation or eat for free. we're here to change direction it's a micro could cof what we move in the community. ocean county is recovering from super-storm sandy. one in 8 people here struggle with hunger. these people are suffering in silence they are coming forward, these are solid people. these are blue collar middle class. not only did they provide food, they provided comfort. after having to move from place to place, because businesses didn't want a foot pantry nearby, this is a permanent location where people can come for groceryies and meals and help. there's so many simple
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things that families don't know that these resourceses are available for them. the beat center will connect clients to the services they need to get back on their feet. a lot of people were hit hard by super-storm sandy they are struggling, we are happy to help out. 1769 hooper avenue is where the beat center is located. it's accessible by public transportation. in toms river, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." there's much more to come on the sunday morning edition of "action news." amazing game saver. catcher the r up f -- ruff maken amazing save at home plate.
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picture ever south bend indiana as graduates file in for their commencement, vice president joe biden and former house speaker john boehner are at the university of noter dame, after this the vice president will head back to our area to attend his granddaughter's graduation at penn. a flash flood caught drivers off guard in houston, texas. some managed to make it through the rain, but others left their cars behind while the water wree wree -- receded. let's go over to chris sowers no rain today. >> reporter: well, sprinkles. yesterday we should have thunderstorms come through, but
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it lost the instability and we had an hour of steady rain. we'll not be catching a break over the next 24 to 36 hours as the numbers start to drop off. cape may, it's beautiful down the shore, if you're doing fishing out over the open waters down the jersey shore or the delaware bay use caution, small craft advisory is in effect. the seas will build 3 to 6 feet. on the oceanfront from cape may to atlantic city, high tide occurs between 4 and 5:15. 51 in reading, 50 in ali will ton, 52 in -- in allentown, 52 in philadelphia. dover, 52. millville, 52. cape may, 54. poconos, 31 degrees colder than everybody else. we have a reinforcing shot this is the upper level low which is
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producing light snow in northwestern pennsylvania. that will hit the coast and bring in even colder air as we get into the overnight hours and first thing tomorrow morning. once the low pushes through, you can see in its wake high pressure will build in, monday looks beautiful with the high, tuesday's weather is right there. we get into another low that brings more rain and showers to parts of the area. temperatures are chilly to the north. somewhat warm to the south as you would expect for this time of the year. bismarck, 39. mid 70s across the gulf coast states. future tracker 6 back home, increase in clouds, we'll go mainly cloudy this afternoon and peeks of sunshine. some areas could see a passing spring from time to time, bus stop it won't amount to that much. clear overnight tonight, tomorrow, fantastic, bright blue skies and temperatures 65, 66. tuesday afternoon we start out
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with cloud cover in the morning hours, we light rain overspreading the area. some of it could come down steadily. by 7:00, heavy rains for the jersey shore and cumberland and eastern portions of camden and gloucester counties in south jersey, that will pass on through, and at this point, wednesday maybe a leftover shower. wednesday afternoon, thursday, friday, saturday, all look pretty nice. 60 degrees today, clouds, limited sun, windy and cool. feel like the low 50s all day today. 37 in lancaster, 36 in allentown. there could patchy frost on the ground for the lehigh valley and the poconos. trenton, 40. 44 in philadelphia. millville, 41 and cape may, 46. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows 65 for tomorrow, breezy and milder, cloudy tuesday, afternoon rain, 64. maybe a leftover shower on wednesday, otherwise clouds breaking for sun, 66. thursday, friday, saturday, feeling like it should for this
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time of the year. 72, 74, 76 degrees, lots of sunshine. so not too bad out there today. a little chilly for may standards, at least it's not raining. we'll survive. thank you, chris. you can find the seven-day forecast even live look at double scan radar at any time of the day on our website 6abc.com/weather. more than two thousand students from st. joe's university received their degrees this weekend, it was a sea of cap and gowns as bachelors and masters and phds were handed out during ceremonies yesterday. look who served as the keynote speaker for the doctorial program. it is our jim gardner, he received an honorary doctorial degree. congratulations. so glad you stayed with us
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sunday morning, 9:50, sky6 live hd giving you a cloudy glimpse of the ben franklin bridge there, but chilly this morning. you may need a light jacket unless you're as tough as chris sowers who never needs a jacket. just kidding. could be a major step forward for the catholic church, pope francis said he is open to the idea of allowing women to serve in ordained ministry. he agreed to a proposal to create a study whether women should become deacons, they are
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ordained ministers but not priests. they can perform weddings and baptism also -- baptisms and funerals and they can married. at the "action news" big board, pizza was a lifesaver for an oregon man. he is a regular customer at a local dominoes, last weekend employees became concerned when he didn't put in his usual orders. a few of my drivers said we hadn't seen his orders come across the screen for a while. i weren't to see when he last ordered. it was 11 days which was not like him at all. they tried to call him, but to no avail. they called 911. when officers arrived they heard him crying for help. he is being treated for medical
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problems in the hospital. those workers saveds life. this a picture of a daughter utah university. mom texted her daughter and said look where i am, her daughter responded i'm in my dorm, mom responded i am in swurnls' dorm. mckenna was in her dorm room reading a book in her own bed. sports is the next. we'll be right back.
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dear fellow citizen, time spent with my son really makes me appreciate "the now". but i also have to plan for my family's future.
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and that means taking on debt. in a smart way. like my mortgage - it's working for me. and if he needs a college loan down the road, that'll be worth it too. it's all about having a strategy, that fits your life. so, if you have a question about how to make debt work for you, ask me. sincerely, brandon heaven fellow dad and fellow citizen.
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live look right now at the platt bridge. it is 52 degrees, we're just a few weeks away from june and we'll warm up later this week. phillies wrap up their series against cincinnati at citizens bank park this afternoon. they hope to make it a clean sweep. the phils were ahead by one runners on second and third with one out. a fly ball was hit to left feel. tyler goodell caught it and gunned it to home and beat the runner from third, catcher, cameron ruf caught it. he was knocked to the ground and made it a double play. what a throw by goodell. perfect throw to the plate. great execution, great way to
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win a game. well, the phillies won the game 4-3. they are 7 games over 500 for the first time in five years. the sixers will learn on tuesday night if they score the top pick n nba draft lottery. meanwhile, sam bradford may make his first on camera statement since making a demand on tuesday. he recinded the demand after eagles got carson wentz. sprint cup continues today at 1:00 p.m. in dover, delaware. softball at i'm academy, catcher is blocking home plate look at that. she makes a great play by jumping over the catcher. wow, can you do that twice.
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she tags home plate with her hand and the umpire calls safe. i couldn't do that once. i don't know ticketed do that -- if i could do that either, skill. never forgotten a holocaust merrill -- memorial is coming to philadelphia. we'll hear from holocaust survivors. those stories, plus chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, "action news" continues after this break. good morning, is
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10:00 a.m., sunday, may 15. in the news, developing right now. police have a suspect in a deadly fire at a bucks county motel. we're live on the scene with all the details. philadelphia police are searching for the armed gunman who held up a popular sports bar overnight. and a date to remember, students from rutgers university camden will not only pick up their diplomas, but hear from president obama today. first, meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: good morning to you, nydia. normally if the 10:00 a.m. temperatures is 50 degrees, normally it's a good bet you'll
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be in the 70s today. that's not today. high temperatures will top out in the 60s. 52 in reading. allentown, 51. 355 in millville. cape may, 54. you can thank the low right here where it is snowing across western pennsylvania this morning and upstate new york near buffalo reporting light snow. the low is sitting right about here, the low will pull east over the next 24 hours or so. that will usher in the cold air from the north northwest. it's the chilly air mass diving south into the mid atlantic states over the next 24 hours sore so. it's chilly. not too bad for the phillies game. going for the sweep. more clouds than sun, wind sustained out of the west at 15 to 20 miles per hour. you could see gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. first pitch temperature 57, by
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the 9th inning 589. with the wind it will not feel like the upper 50s, but the low 40s. patchy frost in the poconos and rain tuesday, the pattern breaks by the end of the week, it turns warm consistently day after day. the big story on "action news" this sunday morning is developing news, police have a suspect in a deadly fire inside a bucks county motel overnight. we're going to to get you to "action news" reporter trish hartman live on the scene along lincoln highway in bensalem with the latest on this one, trish brings us up to speed. >> reporter: gray, police have one person in custody in connection with this fire charges have not been filed so police are not releasing the name of the suspect. police say they will be here for
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most of the day because it will take time to determine the exact cause. the call came in around 2:30 a.m. crews were called to the 2200 block of lincoln highway in bensalem. they found smoke coming from rooms 1 oh, 3 and 104. fire crews had flames under control in 30 minutes. but they had to rescue people from the second floor of the motel. one man said he heard a person screaming from inside a room, but the smoke was too thick for the witness to try to find him. everybody was running out of the building. i was the last one coming out of the building i was still getting my stuff. when i come downstairs, i seen a cop in the hallway. i heard guy screaming help help i couldn't get out of the bed. officers were called for an early morning hour for a fire, the fire appears suspicious in
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nature, at this time we have a confirmed victim inside. several people were taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke. police say their injuries are not life threatening. officials have not relosed -- released the identity of the victim. gray. thank you for the update. police are looking for a suspect involved in a deadly stabbing overnight. officers were called to the intersection of 36th and aspen in mantua at 2:00 a.m. where they found a 52-year-old man with a stab injury to the chest. he died a short time later. there are no reports of suspects or motives. police are searching for the masked gunman who held you a popular sports bar overnight, the tavern on broad was targeted at 12:30 a.m. police say an masked man armed
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with a gun entered the bar and took money from the manager's office before running off. police are looking at surveillance cameras in hopes of identifying the suspect. no arrests in the early morning robbery and shooting in kingsessing section of philadelphia. police say a 24-year-old man was walking in the area at 1:30 a.m. when a gunman approached him demanding money. during the robbery, the suspect shot the victim in the handle. there's no word on how much money the gunman stole. the victim is in the hospital in stable condition. an investigation just beginning into whether a caused the crash that killed two teens as they were heading home from the prom. they died hours after their at bridgeton high school. they attended an after-prom party in ocean city. they were heading home. the car veered off route 49 in maurice river township and slammed into a tree 3:45 a.m.
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saturday morning. those who knew both families are trying to come to grips with the sudden lost of two young lives. they are meant to live for this moment and enjoy this moment. community and family heartbroken. therein two other -- there were two other girls in the car they are in the hospital. the crash comes on the same day of a funeral for another student killed in a crash two weeks ago. national transportation safety board will hold a hearing in washington to announce the findings in the amtrak descraiment. derailment. 8 people were killed after the train went off the tracks moments after leaving 30th street station. robert wilson iii will
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posthumously receive the national medal of valour at the white house tomorrow. wilson confronted two armed robbers at a local game stop last march. he died in the gun battle that involved the situation. his historic efforts kept customers and employees safe from any harm. it's a big day for rutgers university main campus in new brunswick. they are picking up their well-earned diplomas and hear from president obama. he is the first sitting person to speak at a rutgers graduation. the action cam caught hundreds ever rutgers students boarding buses to go to the commencement, some said they are overwhelmed. i'm excited to see barack obama the first black president
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and this is his last year as president so i'm very president. it's the culmination of two year lobbing by the school and the congressional delegation. donald trump and vice president biden are in town to attend the university graduation. today marks the commencement ceremony for the school arts an sciences. trump's daughter active fee and biden's granddaughter are among the graduates. the ceremony is taking plate tonight at franklin -- taking place tonight at franklin field. when nature calls, literally, we have a video that went viral with the moose making music with wind chimes. we have snow in may, where the wintry stuff fell this weekend.
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sky6 live hd giving you glimpse the commodor barry bridge, it is cloudy and sunny and chilly. what's going to happen for the workweek? meteorologist chris sowers has the answer in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll see you after the break. >,
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there were more long lines at chicago midway airport yesterday. that is just the day after the head of homeland security promised changes at the nation's
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crowded airport. one line stretched all the way out into the parking lot. that would not be fun. friday homeland security asked travelers to be patient as they deal with the lingering situation. the head of the department said more screeners will be hired and tsa will enforce new limits for carry on bags. two hollywood actor came across a real-life crash that happened outside atlanta. they are best known for their characters for the tv show the walking dead were riding motorcycles when they came upon the crash right here. the actors stopped and helped the accident victims while waiting for the police to arrive in peach tree city. star struck fans whipped out their smart phones to take picture. it looked like he was trying to help everybody, calm everybody take over the situation. glooz there were no
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injuries -- good news, there were no serious injuries. the tv series is filmed in the atlanta area. it's may 15, just a few weeks to june, but some people in the midwest had to brush snow off their cars this weekend. gray loves this. snow fell in marquette in northern michigan near lake superior. it happened yesterday. two inches fell in the area enough to cover the cars and leave a coating on the grass. we have snow in our state, right? >> reporter: there's several areas reporting light snow, i'm double checking the odds, i'm like, what? let's get you outside. gray, no snow for you, we'll see a combination of sun and clouds and temperatures in the upper 50s close to 60 degrees. you can see the sun rays through the puffy cumulus clouds this morning. we'll see clouds this afternoon as the cold air aloft comes
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charging in. double scan is clear, with the arrival of the colder air sprinkles are possible this afternoon. 54 degrees, point, 34. the air is dry. press reading rising. winds out of the west northwest gusting to 30. 54 in wilmington, dover, 54. 354 in philadelphia. allentown, 51. poconos having a rough go, 38 degrees at this hour. with the winds gusting anywhere from 20 to 30 miles per hour, it feels like the upper 20s in the poconos right now. 26 in reading, that's the wind speed. 29 miles per hour for philadelphia and wilmington, 25 and dover, 25. cape may, 25. small craft advisory in effect for the delaware bay and the oceanfront. if you're fibbing -- fishing take it easy on the open waters.
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eastern portion of the great lakes seeing light snow and rain mixed and we're seeing harsh windchill. temperatures up there are mind boggling considering we are just a couple of weeks away from the unofficial start of summer. pittsburgh feels like 35. in canada, imagine if this were january or february, feels like 18. this same air mass, keep in mind there's no snow on the ground, it's the middle of may, the sun angle is very high. if this was january or february, the windchills would be below zero with the air mass. high pressure in control, limited sun, breezy and chilly. that's the flavor of the day. cloud cover streams in from the west, as we progress along throughout the late afternoon and evening hours, once the sun sets we'll lose the cloud cover and the heating from the sun.
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overnight tonight it's clear and chilly, tomorrow, crystal clear skies start to finish. today, not bad, some sunshine, lots of clouds, sprinkle is possible. i'm sure many of you would like to see the numbers warmer. 60 degrees, winds out of the northwest at 15 to 25 miles per hour. we'll hit 60, but not for long. 4:00 p.m., 59. 6:00 p.m., 56. you can see how quickly we start to drop off here, 8:00. north and west, in the 40s, clouds limited sun, windy and chilly. overnight tonight, 37 degrees outlying suburbs, 44 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a nice little warmup, especially by week's end. 60 degrees today, breezy and milder tomorrow high of 65. monday night we increase the clouds, tuesday it's cloudy looks like a southern system wants to travel farther to the north, rain is possible during the afternoon. it's raining tuesday night, a
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couple of leftover showers possible wednesday, it's smooth sailing, thursday, friday, saturday, gorgeous, 72, 74, 76 degrees. smooth sailing. 50 years ago, philadelphia was the first city in the nation to erect a public memorial to victims of the holocaust. that monument stands on the benjamin franklin parkway. it will be the centerpiece to holocaust memorial. unfortunately the survivors are dwindling there are very few of us left. >> reporter: mary is 82 years old, because she can still tell her story of the holocaust she does. i was incarcerated in siberia and taken from home at age 7 1/2, shipped in contacts cars to siberia.
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>> reporter: mary wants to insure that history remains fresh and those we lost are never far from our thoughts. to know that our families are not forgotten. that we still think about them, we keep them in our prayers, we talk about them. >> reporter: this man ever northeast philadelphia is a survivor. his memories from a concentration camp in austria are very raw. sometimes you're crying. >> reporter: he said the new memorial plaz will make future -- plaza will make future generations never forget. it represents the 6 jewish martyrs. join an eternal flame and 6 columns that tell the story of the martyrs. along the back wall portion of an actual railroad track that transported them to
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concentration camp. a tree with deep roots it comes to us from a concentration camp in german occupiedzech. could you imagine these people giving up their daily water when a remarks was so small. they did. this is why a cutting of this tree is so significant. this incredible special and powerful it's going to cost $4.5 million to create the holocaust memorial plaza. they expect to have it complete sometime next career. alicia next year. alicia vitarelli channel 6 "action news." rub
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that's why we make more e-commerce deliveries to homes than anyone else in the country. here, there, everywhere. united states postal service priority: you celebrating the city of brotherly love. a week long salute to philadelphia begins tomorrow on 6abc. we sent our own karen rogers to los angeles to check out the sights sounds and back stage secrets. she tried her hand at spinning the famous wheel. here's the wheel it's smaller in person than i imagined it. 2400 pounds, you have to put your shoulder into it. that was pretty lame, it's harder than it looks. philadelphia taking center
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stage on wheel of fortune. local contestants and local audiences. catch all the fun starting tomorrow and all week long at 7:30 on 6abc. how about the time, 10:20. it is time to check out what's going viral in the social corner. this is where we chat about the photos and images everybody is talking about on facebook and youtube arena more. ♪ check out the alaskan muse playing one part harmony with wind chimes. she heard the chimes and it it wasn't windy and she was shocked. she posted the cell phone video on youtube where it's been viewed 32,000 times. he was off beat just a bit. joking. this video right here went
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viral, a pro golfer and animal lover, greg owen stripping down on the green to save a birdie. a bird fell into a pond on the practice course, it was drowning, he takes off his clothes down to the underwear. he wades into the water to save the bird that had fallen from a tree. i think chris would have done something like that. take a look at jack he is dressed as a prince during a recent visit to disney world. he has autism. he normally is quiet and doesn't do well with strangers much less people in costume also until he met his princess. his eyes lit up and went in for a big hug. jack has never seen snow white before, so this is love at first sight. what a cute couple they make. she is cute. the video has been viewed more than a million times.
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we want to hear from you, tells us what you think about any of these videos by going to facebook and twitter accounts. 10:22. hundreds of people took a walk through the philadelphia navy yard to combat hatred. the action cam was at the navy yard as the two mile erin o'hern was the emcee. the fundraiser celebrates diversity and equal rights for all and antibullying school program. nice turn out there. meteorologist chris sowers takes a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. this is a live look sky6 live hd over cape may, new jersey. looks really nice out there, a bit chilly. meteorologist chris sowers will update you on the forecast when we see you after the break.
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>> inside story is coming up later this morning on 6abc, here's tamala edwards now with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, coming up on inside story, city council president darrell clark is our news maker. we dig into where things stand on the sugary tax. is something going to be passed? what does it look like? we talk about senator pat toomey who finds himself in a precarious position many want him to support the presumptive nominee, but trying to move back to the middle and not lose women who seem to be against donald trump at this moment. will he get burned for it? lots to talk about this
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morning. it's chilly out there right now. >> reporter: this is grand rapids this morning, ellen was so kind to put the date on it, may 15th they have a coating of snow, that's what they are seeing in western pennsylvania in bradford, clarion and meadeville and erie. windy and chilly, 60 degrees, making it feel like the 50s and tomorrow 65. come summertime i hope we're not saying at snow at all. this week with george stephanopoulos is up next. jonathan carl fills in as host, here's jonathan with a preview. >> reporter: it was a big week for republicans after the party leaders met with donald trump there was lots of talk with
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unity, but this remains a party divided. county republican establishment that trump vilified get behind the campaign? and does he need them. i'll be talking to the rnc chairman and senator that is widely talked about as a donald trump running mate. martha raddatz is on the ground giving us an exclusive look at the fight against isis. plus our round table that's coming up on this week. back to you. "action news" continues at noon. a major aexeevment -- achievement for two sisters from philadelphia. their film is being shown at a major film festival. we have more on the fire at a bucks county motel.
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we'll have live report. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll he back here at noon.
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starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump under fire. questions on taxes. >> what is your tax rate? >> it's none of your business. >> how he treats women. and with his credibility on the line, his party at a crossroads. >> are you endorsing donald trump? >> i don't want us to have a fake unification process here. >> is trump ready for the road ahead? >> it will be a little process, but it will come along. >> republican party chair reince priebus weighs in live. plus, battle lines. on isis. >> fire! >> americans. iraqis. fighting together. are the politics back home driving them apart? martha raddatz on the front

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