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we begin this noon with developing news. a collision has injured 16 students including william penn students. paramedics spent hours rescuing one of victims. chad pradelli is live at the delaware state police head converts with the latest. >> reporter: not a lot of details are released with this investigation but a few moments ago a spokesperson with the colonial school district confirmed that at least four injured were students at william penn high school, they were taken to the local hospital and they were seriously injured. >> we are just relieved that none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening, we know that two of the students were siblings, the family is at the hospital as is an assistant principal from william penn. >> the collision collapsed the front of the suv, one teenage
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victim was trapped inside. it took paramedics and firefighters 1 s 45 minutes to release the girl. the suv crossed the median on basin avenue. the newcastle county department of public safety says that the patients are suffering from abdominal and lower extremity injuries. >> it appears the students were on their way to school and at least two of them are siblings, we don't have much more information than that. >> reporter: and names of the injured have not been released. the cause of the head-on collision is still under investigation. i'm chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. now to breaking news from south philadelphia where police found a man's body notice middle
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of i-95. chopper 6 hd was over the scene at 10:00 this morning. police believe that the man fell from an overpass near christopher columbus boulevard and washington afternoon. they believe he is 40 years old but don't know his name. the situation causes traffic to backup for miles. traffic is once again moving at a normal pace, stay with and "action news" for updates on the story as more information becomes available. a man remains at large after police say he attacked a mother and daughter in the frankford section of philadelphia. is happened on the 1900 block of prat street, a 19-year-old girl told police she was sexual assaulted while her mother was badly beaten. police say that the suspect is a family member of the victims and they are searching for him now. one of the delaware --
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charged -- the 16-year-old is the only one blessed to have striked amy joyner fan sis. the hearing is set for july. the other two suspects are facing less serious charges and will be tried in family court. philadelphia fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a braise in an occurred at an american legion post. dozens of veterans and their families were wrapping up a memorial day banquet when someone noticed the smoke. american legion members believe the blaze started in the attic and one firefighter suffered a minor injury. the nicer conditions are back after a pretty bloomy memorial day. going outside on sky 6 hd in penn's landing. and the delaware river there. warm and sunny and all good if
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you ask me. david murphy joins us for the first look at the accuweather forecast. >> sara it's warm this afternoon. from you out be about keep the cool drinks handy especially if you are exercising or toiling outside. as we look at satellite it's mostly good news, cloud cover along with last night's rain, all exiting the coast and we broke out the fog and low lying cloud cover at the shore midmorning and things are looking bright across the breadth of the reason, 82 in trenton and 82 in allentown and reading and even numbers of course close to that cool ocean number, you are in the 70s. dew points this morning, a 67 degree number in philadelphia. anything over 60 is considered humid, you get over 70 it's considered oppressive. and philadelphia is seeing drier air move in. furnish south feels sticky like
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cape may and dover. but the drier air from the north-northwest will eventually make it to the coast. if you head out to the playground with the kids this afternoon. sunscreen is important and the cool drinks. and by 4:00, 87 that is your expected high. some neighborhoods could go 88, 89 and that 87 is well above average and if that is all we hit today. it's unseasonably warm. the 66 degree low is above average, another warm one tomorrow, the temperatures ease back a bit. rick, generally the next seven days look okay and as we head towards the weekend. we'll explore that in the accuweather forecast. cool drinks but a nice afternoon building. >> we'll see you again soon, meantime the national champion, villanova wildcats are heading to the white house to meet the president. jay wright and the players
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headed for washington, d.c. this morning. they beat the tar whiles to win their first national championship since 1985. president obama will continue his tradition of honoring sports team by hosting the wildcats for a special visit. >> we are excited to go to the white house and do a tour and get is the champions durdown there. >> this may be the first time to ever get star struck, it's a big opportunity for our team to get a chance to meet the president. something we'll remember forever. >> we have an "action news" crew going for the meeting as well scheduled to happen at 4:00, tune in to "action news" for live coverage later today. now to the race for the white house, donald trump is addressing his donations to veterans today. saying he raised nearly $6 million for veterans groups, he is faced with pressure to reveal where the money went. stephanie ramos has the latest.
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>> reporter: donald trump took to the podium talking about the funds and criticizing the va. after spending the memorial weekend and listening to veterans at a bike rally in washington, d.c. donald trump sharing where the almost $6 million for the vets went. it was back in january that trump ditched it's debate, and decided to hold a fund raiser instead. >> these are checks that are delivered and cash and now being used to help the vets. >> meanwhile the democrats are battling it out for california. >> hillary clinton marching in a memorial day parade in her adopted home town is off the trail raising money in new york and new jersey, but a swift change in plans are taking her out west. clinton canceling an event in
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new jersey to head to california just days before the primary. >> i am amazed by the types of turnouts we have here in california and the energy behind the turnouts. >> bernie sanders is campaigning in california. secret service rushing to protect the candidate as animal rights protesters pushed on to the stage. sanders is hoping for the same outcome this summer. if we go in with a lot of momentum, i hope to come out with the nomination. >> he is going to the democratic party convention even if hillary clinton wins both the california and new jersey primaries, one week from today. stephy ramos, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. still to come on "action news" at noon, at least a dozen people woke up to find their tires slashed into a local
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neighborhood. we have the latest. and health officials have released new guidelines for the zika virus involving couples that are trying to conceive.
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parts of texas are bracing for more flooding today. it's expected to crest after days of torrential rain. six people died in the floods and several more had to be rescued. crews are still search for a 10-year-old boy. >> we have not been able to give them closure yet. >> any additional rain in texas, could be a problem there is nowhere else for the water to go. the cincinnati zoo is promising it's a safe place to visit. following an incident with a silver pound gorilla. they shot the primate to protect a 4-year-old boy that got into the closure. animal rights activists argue that there should be better barriers around the animals firefighters had to respond to a runway after a plane's
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tires burst into flames. crews rushed to get the people off the plane in tampa. the plane was reaching speed when the tire blew out and smoke was surrounding the jet, everyone made it out safely and investigators are inspecting the plane. north korea failed another attempt to launch another missile. the latest in a string of failed tests. three unsuccess. launches back in april. the north is trying to expand their weapons program. philadelphia archbishop chaput is getting help from other bishops. chaput admits he does not speak spanish well, asked pope francis to appoint someone that could philadelphia the need. and most recently at saints
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charles parish in bensalem and is ministering to the hispanic community since 1978. >> i am inriches with faith and cultures particularly in my latino kpunt. >> he will be ordained on august 18th. coming up at noon, the daisy days fundraiser for the philadelphia childrens hospital is coming to a close. how the donations are helping young cabs patients.
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health check in noon experts have guidelines for the zika virus. couples are told to weight eight weeks before trying to get pregnant to make sure the virus has cleared their body. originally they said wait one month, but doubled the time after finding out that sexual transmission is more common than they thought. this is the final day of may and that means the daisy days charity fundraiser is coming to
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a close. karen rogers has more. >> reporter: chop's child program is one of the largest in the country. an innovative program indicated in 1951. >> the goal of our role is to make sure that kids have an overall good experience and learning about their illness and feeling comfortable and enjoying their time here. >> are you sure i look good in these glasses? >> yes. >> fiphilanthropics like daisy days help them build and grow. >> we can provide all the wonderful services to our patients. >> each campaign supports a specific department in the hospital. this year it's it's oncology department. >> it takes care of children and adults be add lessents with all forms of cancer. >> it's grown breaking treatment
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and care, with the ultimate goal of curing cancer in every patient. >> the child may have an 80% chance of being cured, that is great but it doesn't mean too much to the parents of the children that aren't cured. we are working towards the goal of having everyone cured. >> while it's instrumental in the healing process, true stars shine brightest on days like this. >> best day ever right? >> kids want to be kids and want to play and this is how many kids are here despite what is happening. a small medical company is helping military families stay connected. mother nurture ultrasound is giving soldier a chance to see their child. they will log on with a secure website and see the baby's
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heartbeat and more. they came up with the idea half her husband was deployed while she was for example nants. >> wishing i had the opportunity to do that, i knew immediately it was something i wanted to provide for other families out there. >> the company will also put a recording of the baby's heartbeat inside a teddy bear and ship that to fathers overseas. >> that is nice. the team is out working on news stories beginning tonight at 4:00. lets go to alicia vitarelli with a look ahead. >> reporter: hey guys, coming up today at 4:00, a violent case of road rage is caught on camera in florida. video you don't want to miss, an enraged driver runs down a group of bikers. and your significant other binge watching your favorite television shows without you. it's a problem many relate to.
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meteorologist, david murphy is here now. with the back to work forecast. some of us worked yesterday. >> woo. >> for most of us. >> any way -- >> how are we looking? >> reporter: bright out there. cool drinks and sunglasses. double scan live radar shows us we are dry after that rain that we did have for part of the day yesterday.
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down at the shore it was wet most of the day. the action cam out earlier, it's hard to find a cloud in the sky, we found one, this looks like what sara? a shrimp. that is her cloud interpretation, any way temperature 84 degrees currently in philadelphia. a beautiful day out there. dew point has slipped below the 60 degree threshold for humid air, not feeling all that humid. at 8 miles per hour. the wind has turned out of the north and that will help to lower our humidity a bit. 82 in allentown un82 in reading and lancaster and 84 in philadelphia and down the shore in cape may, 74 at this hour. there go the clouds, when we took to the airwaves earlier this morning we were socked in with fog down at the shore in areas like millville and that cloud cover would exit the coast and really has. a little high stuff filtering in over pittsburgh, it may be part
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of the package today. but mostly sunny and less humid through the day and really seeing the humidity drop up north, and 86 is your high temperature in allentown and bethlehem and easton. 75 and mostly sunny and lower humidity at the shore and later in the day it feels sticky as you stroll the boards and that humidity has a tendency to drop a bit in philadelphia. not as humid and lots of sunshine, and definitely warm enough to keep the cool drinks going. especially if you are out there playing sports or working out or just doing some outdoor work. but at least it's not as humid. for the evening commute, shades still essentiaessential. and in the mid-80s by as late as 7:00, a lot of sunshine out there with high cloud cover mixing in. if you head to the phillies contest that season, washington nationals versus the phillies,
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mostly clear and 85 for the first pitch and 74 for the ninth. you don't need a jacket tonight. 66 is the overnight low and mainly clear and comfortable and winds light and variable. and tomorrow a frontal boundary that is suppressing the humidity to the south and keeping the affects of bonnie down to the south. that keeps us warm high of 83 and plenty of sunshine and a beautiful day with the humidity staying down there. now, of course things change a bit as the frontal boundary to the west heads down into the end of the week and thursday night a shower and better chance of that on friday. the next few days no problems, 83 tomorrow and sunny and nice and great for phillies fans and union fans over the next few days. clouds and rain on thursday, we could see a little bit more cloud cover developing and friday more clouds and 76 degrees and sunny breaks and in the afternoon and evening some
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showers or thunderstorms may pop, looks like dry saturday and 81 degrees there. and sunday 79 degrees that is a day looking a bit more unsettled with showers at times and maybe a couple of showers or thunderstorms. monday clouds and sun and 77. >> thank you david.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams,
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sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again, here are the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. a serious crash in delaware hurt several people including students. and the tires of at least a dozen vehicles in one philadelphia neighborhood were slashed overnight. now, the details on our developing story out of newcastle delaware, we letter that four students from william penn high school are among six people injured on a crash on route 241. near route 13, a mile from the school. the wreck involved an suv and pickup truck, some of the victims were trapped in the wreckage and all six people are said to have serious injuries. delaware state police remain on the scene investigating at this hour and we'll continue to follow the story on air and


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