tv Action News 1130PM ABC May 21, 2016 11:30pm-12:01am EDT
ready for a playoff game instead of spring break. matthews says his mentality does not change in the off-season and this can only help a receiving group with the most drops in the nfl last season. he feels he cannot afford to drop the ball this spring. >> don't come out here like it is voluntary, we have a long time 'til the season. at the end of the day if you want to be the caliber of the team that goes deep into the playoffs and wins super bowls, you have to win the super bowls every day out here. you don't have to be perfect, but you need to have that attitude. and carson wentz has a good attitude even though he is expected to sit all year. in pasadena he ising for the card. >> you are getting a tough, competitive son of a gun and i know you are ready to go.
and ron jaworski and dick vermeil hanging out. and third quarter against orlando, the rugby scrum in the end zone. there it is, and stevenson comes up with the touchdown and 62-54. and they are the best football team in south philly at the moment. >> thank you. a welcome surprise for a come whose video went viral this week. [laughter] >> that hardy laugh is candice payne, video going viral after buying a chewbacca mask at kohl's. and after kohl's saw the video they surprised her showing up with toys and arms full
and preparing for the worse, firefighters train for the possibility after high-rise fire. and hitting it out of the park. the all girls little league baseball team taking on the boys and doing great. beginning with a search for answers into the crash of egyptair flight 804 that went down in the middle of the mediterranean this past week. investigators are focusing on alarms going off indicating smoke in the cabin and that raises questions of a probable cause. more from paris. >> now hearing the final transmission from the pilot. >> good night. >> warnings from the data transmission system. seven in all, one noting lavatory smoke and another of avionic smoke.
and one last message warning of trouble with the flight control systems before the plane vanishes from radar. experts say it raises the possibility that the cause could be mechanical failure rather than a bomb. >> could a fire actually overtake the crew in a matter of moments? >> the smoke could. the smoke is what brings airplanes down when there are fire in the cockpits. >> and they are not jumping to conclusions. >> now waiting for the black boxes to be found. ships able to scan the floor of the mediterranean sea are sailing into place to help as search teams recover remnants of the disaster. shreds of metal with the egyptair logo, uninplated life vest and personal belongings of passengers loaded on a ship for them to analyze. >> and officials met with family member of some of the 66 people onboard sharing condolences and he can -- expressing no
definitive answers until the black boxes are found. a man injured overnight in philadelphia when fireworks were detonated in his hand. just after 1:00 a.m. the police responded to the scene along mudder street in west philadelphia. the bomb squad also responded since there was some concern there were explosive materials in the man's backpack. the victim was taken to temple hospital and no word on his condition tonight. two firefighters injured this morning responding to a fire in bensalem. breaking out in a home this morning. one firefighter, a member of the nottingham fire company was on the roof when it gaveway. he fell through and quickly rushed to the hospital. the other firefighter was hospitalized after experiencing tightness in his chest. one residence also suffered minor burns. officials in atlantic city teamed up with the red cross in a fire safety campaign.
volunteers and firefighters canvassed neighborhood talking about the importance of preparedness. and an offer for smoke alarms and a little help getting them installed. they visited more than 1300 homes just today. the philadelphia fire department also going high tech to potentially save lives in the city's tallest buildings. a training drill this morning at the center or market street with a special ipad app. that puts information like floor plans at first responder's fingertips, and equipped with a system allowing firefighters to make informed decisions much quicker. moving on to the coverage of the presidential race. donald trump says hillary clinton does not deserve secret service protection because of her position on gun control. this comes after donald trump received support from n.r.a. >> the tale of two trumps in 24
hours. one taking aim at his likely rival over guns. >> hillary clinton wants to abolish the second amendment, just remember that. >> the other striking a softer tone in a video appealing to hispanic evangelicals. >> because communities in many cases are not safe, which is very, very unfair, you will like donald trump. >> and promising to fix minority in employment. >> saying low-income families will pay nothing. and absent from the speech is the border wall with mexico and plan to deal with undomment e the -- undocumented immigrants. >> and endorsement from the n.r.a. >> getting rid of gun-free
zones. >> in the very first hour as president, heaven forbid. >> and clinton keynote speaker for mothers who lost loved ones to violence. >> he'd mandate that every school in america allow guns in classrooms. every school he says. that idea isn't just way out there, it's dangerous. >> david wright, abc news new york. mayor jim kenney spent the morning discussing race, diversity and education. the action cam on the scene at the university of pennsylvania where the mayor spoke at a forum helping more african-american men in philadelphia advance educational standings. joined by jack drummond from the office of black male engagements and researchers. a horse abandoned, weak, half blind and shot with
paintballs soon has a new home with jon stewart from the daily show. and the officials named her lily, and she regained hundreds of pounds since her arrival. and she will live on a form owned by stewart and his wife. and joining dozens of cows, pigs, sheep and other rescued animals at stewart's farm. philadelphia's kensington section now home to a brand new piece of art. >> one, two, three -- [cheering] >> the philadelphia federal credit union partnered with the city's mural arts program to spruce up the wall outside of the auto repair on frankfort avenue. more than 2,000 people in the neighborhood came together to bring this mural to life. ♪ >> here in new hope plenty of pride.
this morning's annual pride parade. the event featured their new rainbow equality flag made by the flag hospital in philadelphia. and festivities continue throughout the weekend. much more to come on "action news" tonight. a league of their own. the all-girls little league team hitting it out of the park. and superheroes came out to play in fairmount park today. giving visitors to a local museum an extra treat. and still tracking the rain across much of the delaware and lehigh valleys. and the moisture will start to taper in the overnight hours, but still unsettled for sunday. details coming up with the accuweather forecast.
today the final day of the regatta on the schuylkill river. despite the overcast conditions, competitors fought hard through the cool, cloudy conditions. nearly 200 schools took part in this two-day event. and time for a check of the accuweather forecast with melissa magee waiting for the sunny skies to return later in the week. >> yeah, later in the week. >> we will wait. >> that's a good idea, you have to wait. and the rain outside, walter, we will show you what is going on. stormtracker radar 3d. we have this rain across the region. it kind of picked up a little later than anticipated, but it is certainly steady and moderate in some locations. we will go in a little tighter on street-level with stormtracker 6. the heaviest is starting to press out of philadelphia, out along the 95 corridor and pressing into interior portions of south jersey. so for woodbury, southbound along route 482 between berlin and glassboro wet weather and
moderate pockets of that as well. moving farther east, just some light rain. i would allow an additional 1/4 to 3/4 on top of what we picked up tonight. and the action cam outside earlier looking at the buildings in center city, all lit up in pink. it is cloudy and dreary and damp. not the best start to our weekend. and highs certainly reflecting the cool change. we update the rain so far. philadelphia more than an inch and a half. wilmington 1.42, and close to an inch and a half. and more than a half in wildwood. and the high today in philadelphia just 62. it is cool tonight, 51 in fleetwood, same in slatington. 53 center city, 50 kennett square and new holland 52. and across new jersey, 55
hammonton, middle 50s for smyrna. and dover at this hour 53 in ewing. and the 24-hour temperature change a different feeling outdoors. 8 degrees cooler in the city has been the same time yesterday. 11 degrees cooler in reading. and 12 degrees cooler in allentown than this same time yesterday. basking in the glow of the sunshine low 70's yesterday, not the case today. and the unsettled weather in our region, this batch of moisture lifting north and east of our area tonight. we still have the upper-level low that will pivot through getting into the second half of the weekend on sunday. still allowing for some unsettled weather. futuretracker 6 showing you 10:30 in the morning tomorrow mostly cloudy and still a couple of showers around. i don't think it is a wash-out tomorrow but it will be one of the days where you want the wet-weather gear close to you. cloudy and limited sun and a pop-up shower moving through. 3:00 in the afternoon the same
thing holds through. the model showing precip across the areas south of wilmington and into dover. and it does continue early into the evening tomorrow as well. the call from accuweather showing you home the high only 68. 70 reading. 64 lancaster, 62 cape may and 68 degrees there in toms river. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, unsettled monday, too, with the upper-level low hanging out across the region. and the pop-up thunder showers and then a pattern change and high up to 82. and a taste of summer thursday with summer-like weather on the way. even the humidity up to 86. and wednesday could be the first 80-degree day for the month of may. and thursday in the 80's and friday in the 80's, and even the start of the memorial day weekend in the 80's. >> we welcome summer. if you think baseball is
only for boys, think again. a little league team from seattle named after the team featured in the movie "a league of their own" holding their own against the boys. >> on three, one, two, three -- >> peaches! >> don't let the sweet name or cute faces fool you. >> we're going to geet -- beat 'em. >> i want to beat the boys! >> that's exactly what they do. >> i think it is interesting because that team is just girls. >> the first all girls baseball team in west philadelphia. >> peaches! >> facing off against the boys. the outcome -- shocking even their own coach. >> it is insane, i can't believe it. >> with hit after hit. >> guess what, you got it. >> and out after out they are peaches and they are tough. >> all the boys in our school think they are better at baseball than us and i feel kind
of good when we get it better, because it proves them wrong -- finally. ♪ let's go peaches >> like in the movie they are named after -- >> there is no crying in baseball. >> there's no crying in baseball. >> there's no crying in baseball. i am right with that. >> no crying here. >> and really want to be a baseball player when i grow up. >> these girls in a league of their own. >> it shows you girls can do it, too. >> who are we? >> peaches! >> good for them. more to come on "action news" including sports and superheroes come out of the shadows in fairmount park. we tell you why when "action news" comes right back.
>> the middle of the phillies order in a giant slump. ryan howard the worst hitting in baseball low .161. and franco barely hitting .200 this month. more than one reason to cover your face today. the braves only need 2 runs against morgan here in the forth and getaway from herrera 2-0 feels like 10-0. and two hits, none by howard or franco hitting combined .161 in may. and scoring only twice in two days and fewest runs batted in in baseball. >> it was ugly weather and an ugly game. only managed to get two hits. that kid, perez, i tip my hat to him. he used both sides of the plate well.
kept us off balance and pitched a good game. he befuddled us twice now, hard to figure. >> not that perez, that perez. and coach brown has known ben simmons since he was born and his dad played for brown in australia. and jamie apody sat down with brown asking if simmonds is the clear-cut number one choice. >>i think on first glance it is difficult to argue that, but it is first glance. i feel like the information is not even close to being whole now on what we have with all of those first say 1-5, 1-6 picks. over time we would judge that with far more scrutinized lens. we will dig in holistically and understand the person, the player, the skill level, etc. >> what is the actual magnitude of this if you can put into words? what does the number one pick mean for the future of the
franchise? >> i think immediately it means this to me, and i hope to us -- after being belted around a little bit for three years we have tremendous -- that's not a good thing. >> that's a sign right there is that ben simmons? >> it is. that we, you know, in our own world kind of deserve this. i hope that the fans feel that, too. >> all right, just between you and me. >> just mean us. >> who are you going to pick? >> i'm not telling you. just between us, i can't tell you. [laughter] >> i have a feeling that brown and the sixs will have simmonds on speed dial. likely will get the call. and superheroes taking over the please touch museum at the second annual superhero weekend.
a celebration of the super power of the imagination for children of all ages. kids got a chance to make up their own costumes and snag a photo. and it continues tomorrow beginning at 11:00 a.m. some kids in need received a helping hand today courtesy of a yard sale this morning organized by a middle schooler from chester county. molly dolan from wechester started it, and they benefit to kids across the country. this year she got her classmates involved for the biggest event yesterday. the yard sale had baked goods, lemonade stand and bounce house. "castle" is next. and we continue tomorrow morning. and for melissa magee, jeff skversky, and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. have a great night, see you back here tomorrow.
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