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a pleasant good morning to you, 5:30, saturday, may 21. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," a suspect is in custody after leading philadelphia police on a high-speed chase. plus police in delaware might be one step closer to find the gunman who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy on his way home from school. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, chris we hate to tell folks that rain is coming. >> reporter: more rain is in the
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forecast, unfortunately arrives today, seems the pattern never ends here. every two or three days seems to rain. today will be no different we'll see the showers move in after 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., the rain becomes steadier and heavier as the day wears on. this is my shot of penns landing. you can see the clouds overspread the area. as we flip it over to double scan live. you can see the shield of moisture. some of it is heavy across the appalachian states this is pushing off to the north, pretty rapidly, actually. 20 to 25 miles per hour. we have a piece of energy that's transferring to the coast. we'll see a coastal low develop that takes over and more rains overspread the area closer to the coast. it will be a steadier rain this afternoon. the actual radar itself showing the wide view, showers to the west of lancaster and western portions of lancaster. everybody else is dry.
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maybe a little bit of drizzle taking place across southern kent county. that's about it. temperatures are in the mid 50s with the rain moving in. maybe we hit 62, 63 before the rain arrives. once the rain arrives, the numbers camp out in the upper 50s. 9:00 a.m., just a few showers, by 11:00 a.m., it's a steady rain. 1:00 p.m., 63. 3:00 p.m., 60 and 5:00 p.m., 57 degrees. when we come back in just a few minutes we'll have a closer look at the timing of the rain future tracker 6 and a warmup in the seven-day forecast. 5:32, if you're just waking up with us. new this morning, a suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase. this started around 12:45 a.m. police responded to north 9th and lynnly avenue in the logan section for a report of a mantua
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gun. when the officer approached the car, police say the man tried to run the officer down before taking off. there was a police chase and helicopter was called into the scene. the suspect ended up wrecking his car in north philadelphia. police say he tried to get away on foot before officers eventually caught him. overnight there was a large police presence in west kensington section of philadelphia after a small explosion. a man with a history of mentality illness was carrying explosive device when it detonated severely injuring his hand. this happened on mudder street after 1:00 a.m. people were told to shelter in place while a bomb squad investigated this. nobody was in any danger. police in delaware continue to search for the person who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy. police have the suspect's name. now they just need to find him. dann cuellar has the latest. >> reporter: police know who they are looking for, they just haven't found him, whoever did
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this, didn't just want to shoot brandon wingo, he wanted him dead. bradley wingo speak being the gangland shooting of his son who was shot coming home from school. the freshman was a member of the varsity basketball squad. he saided son never spoke to him about any threats on his life. i always asked him, you know, told him hanging out with the wrong kids, everything, most of the kids are just basketball players that he played with. >> reporter: howard high was the scene of another infamous tragedy last month. a 16-year-old student died after a fight in the bathroom. ringo recently attended
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prep school. he was a hard worker. a really good athlete. really competitive, a quietly selfless person. in particular he said he will never forget his selfless act during a summer program. he noticed a kid dibility have enough clothes and started giving them his and washing them. he didn't tell anybody about it. if he saw the right thing to do he would just do it. >> reporter: some former class mates were getting grief counseling. i couldn't sleep all night. it was like my son, too, so tragic. he was a wonderful kid. >> reporter: the question this morning was why was brandon so ruthlessly killed. a ten thousand dollar reward is being offered in the case. in wilmington police in delaware, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." 5:35. take a look at this here.
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this is quite the sight. now federal investigators are on the case after a blimp crash landed along the delaware river in fishtown. the aircraft touched down on delaware avenue and got blown into an industrial area and wrapped around a utility pole. philadelphia police received numerous calls. i have air emergency delaware avenue and beach street. two we'll were on the the blirp at the time, they were not hurt. faa animal ntsb are investigating. the world wants to know what caused the egypt air flight 804 to plunge into the sea. they are looking to recover the
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black box to determine why the plane crashed. no evidence reveals why the plane dropped off radar, sensor detected smoke in the lavatory suggesting fire on board. something was close to the cockpit, it could be of a short circuit or incendiary device, as well. they have not ruled out the possibility of a terror attack. turning to the race for 2016. presumptive gop nominee donald trump picked up a huge endorsement from the nra. it comes always the war of words between him and hillary clinton. kenneth moten has the latest from washington. >> reporter: donald trump back on the trail at the national rifle association convention in kentucky. the republican got a big show of
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support from the crowd and endorsement from the nra. i will not let you down. >> reporter: the nra critical of president obama trying to get his conservative base to rally around trump to defeat hillary clinton who is expected to clinch the democratic nomination. crooked hillary clinton is the most anti-gun, antisecond amendment candidate ever to run for office. >> reporter: the war of words is intensifying. former president bill clinton came to his wife's defense. we have to believe in the end what we have in common matters even more, if you believe that, then you want to build bridges not walls. trump was up early friday morning on a twitter attack against clinton after she said this on cnn. i have crkd he -- concludee is not qualified to be president of the united states.
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>> reporter: documents from the new jersey casino control commission show in 1978 and 1979, the last time the real estate mogul taxes were public he paid zero federal in connection with tax. democratic lawmakers and gun control supporters in washington blasted trump's speech at the nra calling his gun policy unpredictable. kenneth moten abc washington. there's much more to come on "action news," this saturday morning. in "healthcheck" there's a new tool in the fight against every every -- emphysema. one study in philadelphia is spelling relief for some patients. do you know what sun screens work the best? consumer reports breaks it all down. >> reporter: it was a beautiful day yesterday, but today, more
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rain is on the way. i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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happening today, the stotesbury cup regatta wraps up on the schuylkill. 6,000 athletes are competing in the high school rowing event. the finals begin around 1, the last race of the day will be at 5:30. the weather will not be as nice
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as yesterday make sure you bring an umbrella. talk about the weather. this guy is going to talk about rain. what's going on, saturday morning, rain, chris can you do anything about it? >> reporter: no. i talked about the timing on this, yesterday it was beautiful at least where i was in south jersey. high, thin clouds rolled in late in the day. today, cloudy from start to finish. the rain moves in late morning and doesn't stop until the first part of the overnight. what a beautiful shot that is looking at the commodor barry bridge. that is about as much sun you'll see today. double scan live showing the rain knocking on the door. raining west of lancaster, very heavy rains across south central pennsylvania down in baltimore and washington, d.c. coming down in buckets. that's the moisture that's the area of low pressure that's heading this way. 56 degrees right now in philadelphia. temperature-wise it's not too bad for this time of the day.
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dewpoint, 48. winds out of the southeast at 5 miles per hour. the winds will pick up later on, as well. 57 in wilmington, 57 in reading, 55 for lancaster. poconos showing 53. trenton, 54. satellite along with action radar shows the shield of moisture out to the southwest. there's richmond. we have an upper level low that's dieing out or fizzling out and transferring its energy to a coastal storm similar is to what you would see during the winter months. this storm will start to blossom and head into you would and that flows back to new england off the waters. here's another shot, there's the moisture to the southwest. we have a double barrel low pressure for the soggy weekend. we have an upper level low that
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will swing through southern canada that will bring clouds and possibility of leftover showers. both days there's a chance of wet weather, saturday by far is the worst of the two weekend days. future tracker 6, it is raining across south jersey and delaware, that will continue through the afternoon hours. look at the reds showing up on the models. that's the steady to heavier rain. that will continue through nightfall and same thing for sunday, scattered showers throughout the day. the impact scale looks like, it's not that bad, cloudy through 9:00 a.m. maybe a shower or two, this gets worse and worse and worse as the day wears on. by afternoon it's pretty much coming down in buckets periods of rain, some of it heavier at times. cooler, 63 degrees, once the rain starts the numbers pull back into the 50s. from that point on they stay
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there. 60 degrees 9:00 a.m. maybe a shower. 1:00 p.m., 63. the numbers pull back into the upper 50s rain at a moderate clip during the afternoon hours. overnight tonight, cloudy and damp, 49 degrees outlying suburbs and center city, 53. 63 degrees today, periods of rain, spotty shower or thunderstorm tomorrow. 68. 70 for monday, lots of clouds and thundershower. tuesday, limited amount of sunshine, thundershower possible, 75. there we go, gray, wednesday, thursday, friday, 82, 85 and 83 degrees. that 85 there's modeling that shows 878. so that's going fob -- shows 88. that's going to be a toasty one. today is a rainy day today, tomorrow cloudy with showers. not pretty, though.
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5:46. 6abc is taking you inside the philadelphia zoo with a special look with all that's new to do including a selfie spot where you can give back to kids in need. rick williams has the details. >> reporter: visitors can share their unreal zoo at ventures on social media with the shot spot. i was approached by 360 to paint a picture that captures the spirit of what they are doing here. >> reporter: 3d artist is joe hill behind the illusion. they were all created for the philadelphia zoo. >> reporter: the mural creates the allusion that guests teetering on the edge of the zoo with the animals below. you capture you will all the different elements of the zoo we've got the interaction point which is a slide where people can slide into the picture. i've been doing this kind of
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artwork for 13, 14 years. every mural uploaded to social media sends a kid to the zoo. philadelphia zoo changes you tonight at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc. with rick williams and cesily tynan. connections.
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you're not just in the classroom; you're part of the community. you meet these tiny kids every year, and you help them learn and grow. but you also get to know their families, and over the years they become a part of your life, and you become a part of theirs. when you build those connections, you can accomplish some pretty amazing things. i'm jackie kruzik and i'm proud to be a new jersey educator.
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on a saturday morning, 5:50 your time, 56 degrees outside. sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over wilmington, delaware. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for the rain, he'll explain later on in the newscast. in "healthcheck" this morning, relief from chronic back pain can be hard to find, a growing number of studies says mediation can do more than
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medication. lower back pain eases when patients perform mediation, because the practice moves your mind to something quiet and calm. when your focus is on the pain, that increases the pain, people who mediate muffle tension drops -- muscle tension drops, heart rate drops. in one study people who practiced for 8 weeks, but continued to improve after 6 months and a year. those who suffer from emphysema new research shows one option being study in philadelphia may bring relief to people. for years walking the hallway, 66-year-old robert struggled to breathe. it felt like i couldn't breathe. >> reporter: he has emphysema, it robs lungs of theirelasticit.
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mopping the floor or something like that taking a shower was difficult for me. >> reporter: when he exhausted the standard treatment he got into a study at temple health testing the use of metal coil. they hold diseased lung tissue back. allowing healthy tissue to expand. ct scans helped doctors determine the placement. robert got companies, in one lung in -- coils in one lung in november, the other in january. after the second time, the results were immediate, i actually felt better as soon as anesthesia was off. >> reporter: patients in the study were able to walk an
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average of 50 feet more one year after getting the coils. a month after his procedure he walked 173 feet farther in 6 minutes. that's more than half the distance in the football field. maybe get in some body surfing, i used to do that all the time. >> reporter: ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
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so glad you stayed with us on this saturday morning, customers say $99 a year can get shipping on many products. amazon wants to give so many instance to find people should sign up. with summer around the corner, sunscreen is essential.
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many people don't use it. nydia han breaks down what you need to know about this summer necessity. >> reporter: in advance of summer, consumer reports tested dozens of sunscreens and found many surprises. a survey found people who regularly use sunscreen don't have a good understanding of what they are buying. people look at the. spf or sun protection factor, is important, but it is only one part. >> reporter: uvb rays.trait the top layer -- penetrate the top layer of skin. uva rays penetrate the deeper part of the skin causing wrinkles. consumer reports tested 60 sunscreens. in the uvb test technicians
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apply them to the panelists back and have them soak in the tub for 48 minutes. the area is composed to uvb light. more than 40% didn't have the spf they promised. to check uva, technicians passed uva light through sunscreen samples. some had problems. some aced the test and have a good value. among the best, ultra, for $8 and no add sport for tendollars. trailered joes, and before you
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use spray sunscreen especially on your kids talk to your pediatrician or doctor. nydia han channel 6 "action news." breaking news for a teenager who celebrated his birthday is killed in a triple shooting in north philadelphia. a pennsylvania man remains in the hospital after being shot by the secret service outside the white house, we'll have an update for you, stay with us, we're back after this.
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a pleasant good morning to you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, may 21. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." breaking news, a teenager shot and killed in a triple shooting and this morning police are searching for the killer. plus a person is dead and four others hurt after a crash in chester county. police say alcohol may have been involved. also a new jersey farmers market that was devastated by fire is back open for business. glets first, let's let's get you caught up on the forecast, chris, it's a little gloomy out there. >> reporter: we're seeing a


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