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Dec 26, 2016 4:30am EST
retailers prepare for posthole day rush. >>> a -- post holiday rush. >> pop star george michael has died, we'll tell you what we learned about his death. >> matt pellman is here along with karen rogers, did everybody have a great christmas? >> reporter: we did. we have a freezing rain advisory for allentown, reading, lancaster, up in the poconos it lasts until 4:00 p.m. we're dry in the region we're not seeing the freezing drizzle at the moment, but we have the potential for that. that's what we want to warn you heading to the north and west. in 4 in quakertown, 28. you see the temperatures below freezing. coatsville, 27. the i-95 corridor, levittown, 35, well above freezing in center city. 36. sitting at the freezing mark in chester. in south jersey, 32, 32 in hammonton, 33 in vineland, 37 in dover, delaware. as we look at satellite and radar you can see we're dry, we have the clouds that filled in. we start to see drizzle out to the west, currently near pittsburgh, as that heads through the area, that may be slippery north and west this morning. how about 50 degrees for the high t
ABC
Aug 28, 2015 4:30am EDT
president george w.bush will be here today and bill clinton will visit tomorrow. matt, tam. >> coming up on "action news," a special trip across the golden state bridge honors an indy driver. >>> police shut down a comedian's lemonade stand. >> reporter: 66 degrees in philadelphia. 54 in allentown. 56 in millville. feeling cool out there in some spots. how will it look this afternoon? details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> new soup or lemonade for one year. police shut down a lemonade stand set up by jerry seinfeld's son. police reported told seinfeld they needed to have a permit and not holding up traffic with the stand. they say they were raising money for charity. not that there's anything wrong with that. >> reporter: shutting down the lemonade stand that's not right. no soup for them. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region, we're dry in the area once again, staying dry, go outside and enjoy it. as we look live out there at. we have clear skies and full moon tomorrow. temperature, 66 degrees, the dewpoint continues to be way down at 54 degre
ABC
Sep 26, 2016 4:30am EDT
kelly and baroni. accused of closing down the george washington bridge. he pleaded guilty to or which he orchestrating the plot. he was considered the bad cop to push chris christie's again before the port short authority of new york and new jersey. >> police say a man opened fire after a credit card was declined. >> smoke and strange smell scums from a tablet forces a commercial pilot to make an emergency landing. >> reporter: this morning we have jackets on the kids because it's a cool start. in some neighborhoods it's going to be in the 40s. this afternoon shorts and ts, rain arrives later tonight and how it will affect tomorrow morning's commute details in the seven day. >> rising floodwaters have forced several thousands of people to flee their homes in iowa. the cedar river will crest at 23 feet in cedar rapids tomorrow morning. the school district canceled classes through wednesday. >>> david murphy joined us, we're getting rain at some point. looks like late tonight and into tomorrow's rush hour we're going to get a little wet. sky6 live hd looking live along the jersey
ABC
Dec 9, 2015 4:30am EST
. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. >>> george washington high school in northeast philadelphia has been plagued with violence a dangerous situation but now it's cost its principal his job. the latest assault was on a ninth grade teacher just this past monday. in recent months other fist fights have been captured on video and other teachers have also come under attack. the school district says yesterday it removed principal gene jones and replaced him with two co-principals in an over to the reset the climate at the school. >> we're going to be meeting with warrants. we're going to be meeting with students and staff to talk about how to move forward and improve the school. >> but students we spoke with don't think a change at the top will make any difference. >> still going to happen. nothing is going to change. adding more school police, nothing is going to change. people are going to be stupid regardless. >> kids still going to do what they do. therefore it wasn't no point to get rid of him. >> two of the three suspected students have been arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
ABC
Oct 11, 2017 4:30am EDT
has placed one of its professors on administrative leave. george ciccariello mar voiced his thoughts about the las vegas shooting in a series of tweets claiming the narrative of white victimization was behind the massacre. his account that clearly states his views do not affect the universities drew death threats. freshman carlos ortiz is from laugh. he feels the poly-sci professor crossed the line but shouldn't be punished for his opinions. >> i really believe like having the first amendment right is essential and i think he should say what he likes on twitter even though i don't agree with it. >> the university released a statement saying we believe this is a necessary step to ensure the safety our campus. >> happening today, president trump is headed to the pennsylvania capitol to talk about tax reform. the president will speak of the at harrisburg national air base this evening. the gop backed reform plan stream lines the tax code and calls for cuts. critics say it will increase the national debt. >>> the president shot down staff rumors on twitter late last night. the tweet said
ABC
May 19, 2016 4:30am EDT
judge is expected to issue a verdict on sunday. >>> george simmer man said the gun he used to kill trayvon martin with was sold. details of who bought it has not been released. critics called the auction an insensitive move. zimmerman said he was defending himself when he killed the unarmed teenager. >>> newly released dash cam video shows a woman's cars swerving around. she struck poles and flipped over and car caught fire. a state trooper ran to the vehicle and found the driver's baby upside still restrained in his car seat. the officer rescued the child who was tbhot hurt. >>> 4:47. karen rogers has a check of traffic next on "action news." plus a warning from a granola bar maker about what could be in your pantry. >>> one airline is shelling out big bucks to make sure you get to your flight on time. more on that when "action news" comes right back. >> reporter: welcome back that's a pretty good looking shot of the commodor barry bridge. this is not bad either, we've got the schuylkill expressway in king of prussia, eastbound traffic heading toward gulph mills moving just fine.
ABC
Mar 16, 2016 4:30am EDT
be back again at that school today in north philadelphia. the student attended george washington carver high school of engineering and science, 16th and norris. the students learned of the passing yesterday. two letters went out to parents. one had information from the health department. those who shared a classroom lunch table or bus with the victim are not considered at risk, only those who had very close contact such as kissing or living in the same houses are considered potentially at risk. the other letter explained that their children could show signs of emotional stress with the death of a classmate. >> young man that seemed to have been very liked and very well known, he was part of the basketball team, also, students were very sad and shocked by his passing. we spent a lot of time with students and staff at the school today. >> reporter: bacterial meningitis is pretty rare. most people survive sit. about one in eight do not. obviously a lot of people very unsettled about this situation and this school district will be holding a meeting at the school tonight at 6 o'clock
ABC
Mar 23, 2017 4:30am EDT
show. >> the students entertained a packed house at george washington high school in somerton section. the musical tradition takes place every year. >> 4:53 a.m., a mrg county boy who -- a montgomery county boy who died trying to save his father is being honored for his heroism. >>> pennsylvania family finds a missing link seven decades after it was broken. the story is coming up next. another lost sock. ever wonder why they leave? the abuse. the mistreatment. the humiliation. it's time to treat them better. introducing tide pods plus downy. treat all your clothes better with tide pods plus downy. if it's gotta be clean, it's gotta be tide. corruption trial francis dougherty is going to testify. he teared $3 million contract to a company that would benefit the mayor's campaign donors. the mayor has not been charged, but expecting it is coming. he denies abuse of the office and running a fourth term. >>> a pennsylvania woman was able to see the father she never knew after a ten year search. she saw a photo of her father for the first time thanks to her extended family in montgomery cou
ABC
Dec 15, 2015 4:30am EST
jersey congressman george norcross says tougher gun laws are needed as a matter of national security. he was in cherry hill to discuss how people on terrorist watch lists can still buy guns in america. norcross wants to close that loophole. he compared to it giving a drunk driver keys to a car. >> ♪ >> time now to take a look at business for you. the latest out of ac and the casinos they saw winnings increase just by 1 percent in the month of november. in fact they would have actually been down year to year if it wasn't for a large increase in internet gambling not good news. >>> the faa will begin requiring drones to be registered. it applies to all drones weighing more than 55 pounds. the cost is five dollars. so if you get a drone for this christmas you have to register it before the first flight. if you got one before december 201st you have until february 19th to register. >>> major stock indices were up yesterday. the dow led the way with a gain of 103 points. this morning it's looking like futures are pointing to a higher open. >>> seattle game the first city in the nation to al
ABC
Nov 18, 2015 4:30am EST
parent meeting to address concerns about recent violence at george washington high school. this is video taken last thursday of a violent outburst at the school in the city's somerton section. students say there are fights nearly every day and some of them don't feel safe. parents say the fights have actually been a problem for years. last year a school police officer died of a heart attack after breaking up app fight. >> "action news" obtained surveillance pictures of two men who police say vandalized a delaware church. the pictures show the men outside the saint matthew's church along east newport pike in wilmington. the pair used a ladder to get onto the roof and drop down inside through a skylight. the vandals did $10,000 worth of damage. if you recognize either man call delaware crime stoppers at one-800-tip-3333. >> much more to come on "action news" many people magazine revealed this year's sexiest man on live. here's one hint. he's not an actor. >> a blizzard strikes. >> chillier this morning. still chilly this morning. i should say a little bit milder this afternoon but probably
ABC
Mar 24, 2015 4:30am EDT
disappearance of a vermont college student durst lived in the area where that student went missing. >>> george zimmerman now says president obama is to blame for racial tension that is came after his killing of trayvon martin. zimmerman's lawyer released this video of zimmerman speaking out yesterday. he says he did nothing wrong in the shooting of the unarmed teen three years ago. he also accused the president of breaking the law by making incendiary remarks and directing the justice department to investigate the shooting. he says the american justice system failed him even though he was acquitted of martin's death. >> star little leaguer mo'ne davis is taking the high road in response to the bloomsburg university student who was kicked off the baseball team for a nasty tweet. montgomery county 98 vive joey casselberry used a derogatory term over the weekend on twitter while criticizing disney's decision to make a movie about davis. she wrote a letter to the president of bloomsburg to ask him to have merls see on casselberry. >> i know a lot of people get tired of like seeing me on tv but som
ABC
Jan 5, 2017 4:30am EST
director. new jersey chris christie cut ties with seppian over the lanes closing the george washington bridge. his lawyer stayed he played no role in the ordeal. >> 4:39 a.m., newly released surveillance video shows shoppers out west running for cover as a police shooting breaks out. >>> it wasn't an average day at a car dealership when a customer left with more than she came in with. >> reporter: extra gear on the bus stop, mainly clear, brisk and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s. if you're dressing the kids keep them bundled and we have snow ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> road crews in california are working to open interstate 80 in time for the morning rush. heavy snow caused the closure of a 50-mile stretch. tahoe ski resorts are giddy they have two feet of fresh snow with another foot in today's forecast. there's snow in provo, utah. don't throw a snowball you could get ticketed. officers say the laws have been on the book for as long as they can remember. >> interesting. >> just little known laws that get you. >> reporter: we'll have snowball aro
ABC
Mar 22, 2017 4:30am EDT
arrested the suspect. >> this is brand new. george clooney surprised an 87-year-old fan by showing up at her retirement home in great britain. the 55-year-old star visited pat adams for her birthday. clooney and his wife, amal, are moving into a home near the facility. a worker wrote the actor describing how she talked about him every day. >> i just wanted to meet the man. i heard so much about him. i wanted to meet him. he was charming. [laughter] >> indeed. clooney even brought flowers and a card. >> you got to love that. very nice. it is 4:57. and video of two teenagers fighting in atlantic city has been seen millions of times but it's not for the reason you think. it's the person who stops the fight. we'll hear the inspirational words from that stranger. >> take a look at this. can you solve this wheel of fortune puzzle? >> one contestant could not and the i it left the audience gasping. this is the story of green mountain coffee and fair trade, told in the time it takes to brew your cup. let's take a trip to la plata, colombia. this is boris calvo. that's pepe. boris doesn't j
ABC
Jan 19, 2015 4:30am EST
was something. >> let's go over to david and karen, george. >> reporter: we had precipitation yesterday but most of it is is gone, we have snowshowers lingering through the region and you might see a wet snowflake and down south you might see rain. it's not a lot but you may see some popping through. we have more ice around on untreated surfaces, sidewalks and streets. we saw it was worst yesterday when it was active freezing rain. today it's of left over wetness moisture is refreezing, if it look wet it could be ice, so slow down. temperatures around the region, we're fluctuating near the freezing mark in philadelphia, where there is black ice, same thing in trenton and wilmington, 32 on the nose. if ice has formed overnight it's not like it instantly disappearance. it takes a while for it to break up. i would expect it up to 8:00, 9:00 p.m. by 8:00 a.m. 34, by noon, 40 and 3:00 p.m. 40 degrees that's coming down from a high of 42 that i expect to hit there around 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. karen, what are roads looking like early on. >> reporter: i think the hardest thing is
ABC
Jul 28, 2017 4:30am EDT
david murphy george. >> reporter: good morning. >> reporter: thing are about to go south on the weather front. >> reporter: it is, saturday's forecast is going downhill, as well. there's a chance of flooding rainfall heading our way starting later this afternoon. satellite and radar shows fairly tranquil conditions and blip of bigger stuff to the west is the bigger stuff later on. 66 in allentown. 68 in trenton. 74 in beach haven and 70 degrees in dover. as we go through the day we'll warm up. 73 by 7:00 a.m. there could early peeks of sunshine. noon 81. by 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees, clouding up showers and thunderstorms beginning to pop over the southern half of the region. 79 by are 5:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 79 and 7:00 p.m., 76 degrees. we want to remind you with the flooding rainfall on the way you want to avoid high rising water or any flooded areas. it doesn't take much to move a car as the rain water begins to build up and the flood water comes in. 6 inches can stall your car. turn around deodorant drown. if we see thunderstorms tonight there's a slight risk of an isolated strong
ABC
Nov 9, 2016 4:30am EST
clinton. he won pennsylvania first to do that since george bush in 1988. trump struck a more states man like tone saying it is time for america to bind the wounds of division. he was exceedingly gracious to clinton thanking her for her service noting that she called him to concede. clinton made no public remarks but we expect to hear from her later today. >> tam and karen i know a lot has been said of donald trump. one thing you can say is he worked extremely hard. >> he did. >> to win the presidency. he hardly ever slept in fact. >> a lot of people watching might not have slept. maybe european up all night watching results still coming in in the overnight hours. but if you're headed out on the roads right now we're looking live on the roosevelt boulevard extension at ridge avenue and we still see the construction crews they've been in the process of clearing. they were blocking the two left lanes so traffic was a little slow at the scene but they're almost out of here on the boulevard. we had app disabled vehicle that's cleared here on the northeast extension but we still have four dif
ABC
Jan 18, 2017 4:30am EST
now former president george h.w. bush is hospitalized this morning. his chief of staff says the 41st president was recently admitted to houston methodist hospital after becoming ill. the official did not specify the illness. the 92-year-old is expected to return home in a few days. >> the presidential inauguration is just a little bit more than two days away. president-elect donald trump plans to meet with new york governor andrew cuomo today. cuomo is a democrat an possible 2020 white house contender. over on capitol hill the fight over the affordable care act will take center stage. abc's lana zak reports from washington, d.c. >> we have great respect for your countries. >> reporter: at a d.c. dinner with foreign diplomats mr. trump joked about his confirmation hearings and rex tillerson. >> takes the oil, goes to another country. [laughter] >> politicians. we're going to be so incredible. >> reporter: today the senate takes up another cabinet nominee, congressman tom price for health and human services amid growing concern about the potential repeal of obamacare. >> representative
ABC
May 5, 2016 4:30am EDT
. someone with legislative experience. while republicans have their nominee, former president george bush said he will not be endorsing him. at 91 years old he said he is out of politics, but bush 43 spokesperson said that former president has no plans to endorse trump either. >>> we're going to try to raise over a billion dollars. >> reporter: which will allow him to pay back the personal money he lent the campaign during the primary. >>> i think he is a loose cannon and they tend to misfire. >> reporter: clinton's battle against bernie sanders continues, though during his last campaign appearance he did not mention clinton by name at all. back to you matt and tam. >>> happening today, a 23-year-old temple student athlete who was critically injured in a hit-and-run will graduate. rachel hall was struck by a car, the 18-year-old who hit her fled the scene. doctors gave her a 20% chance of survival. her mother walked in her place to receive the dmoam in criminal criminal -- diploma. >>> i'm glad to be back with my friends to graduate again it's good to be. >>> today she'll take part i
ABC
Oct 20, 2015 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: on the republican side, trump versus bush. trump suggesting president george w. bush was to blame for the 9/11 attacks and bush stepping into once again defend his brother. >> does anybody actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11? if they do they're totally marginalizing our society. >> reporter: a brand new poll out has donald trump and ben carson neck and neck at at the top. marco rubio next but still several points behind. polling on the democratic side shows voters think hillary clinton is the stronger leader than biden but the vp is more likable. we've learned biden recently sat down with potential supporters and democrats in early primary states. we should hear a decision from him any day now. stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. >> which is what we have been saying for many, many days, right? >> we have. >> 4:53. up next on "action news" a company posts a help wandered ad for a nursing job and indicates anyone can apply except if you are from haiti. >> the man accused in a brutal attack on a homeless woman in south jersey is behind bars. "action news
ABC
Jul 8, 2016 4:30am EDT
on the george washington bridge in 2013. two others are facing trial later this year. christie says he did not know, about the scheme. >>> and this is new on "action news" a houston man learns his fate for highway wedding propose willal. drivers were outraged when, the man stopped traffic on interstate 45, in december, to pop the question to his girlfriend. he was charged with misdemeanor obstruction in the roadway. the judge has agreed to dismiss the charge if he completes 32 hours of community service, is not charged with the crime for a year and apologizes publicly. >>> it was an intimidating scene for a wedding singer in florida as she tried to belt out a version of the bon jovi's classic living on the prayer, that is because john bon jovi was sitting front and center. bon jovi from new jersey was a guest at the wedding, after one verse and the start, bon jovi thought it was best to take the mike himself. >> ♪ >> and in no time the entire wedding party and guest where is in a giant sing along and not surprisingly bon jovi received a big round of applause. >> fine work there fr
ABC
Jan 25, 2016 4:30am EST
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ABC
Jan 4, 2017 4:30am EST
same time we're learning bill and hillary clinton will join george w. bush at the inauguration to watch trump get sworn in as 45th president. janai norman abc news, washington. >> the city of wilmington has a new mayor and new city council president and a new treasurer. new mayor mike purzycki was greeted with loud applause an standing ovation before taking his oath of office. he spoke with "action news" about wilmington's troubling crime rate just before the ceremony began. the number of homicides in 2016 tied the record high for the city of 28 set in 2010. >> it's a problem. we keep looking to our police officers to solve all of our crime problems we'll never get there. >> the city council president and incoming city fresh ler were also sworn in last night. they are the first black women to be elected to their roles. >> 4:39. more new stories coming up that you didn't see last night a pistol packing grandmother explains how she stopped an armed intruder in her home. >> tourists get dangerously close to lava. >> cool on the bus stop again this morning. 42 degrees by 6:00 climbing
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Feb 14, 2017 4:30am EST
the battle of brandywine. the story of george washington's troops retreating to philadelphia during the revolutionary war is reenacted every year. some residents fear the developer will level the farm and the history that it holds. >> we take part of our history and we just -- once it's gone its gone. >> we're in an interesting position because we understand the emotional attachment but at the same time the planning commission has to follow the law. >> the board of supervisors will hold public hearings next week. >> the pennsylvania state senate chambers expected to reopen following a vandalism spree at the state capitol in has bunch it happened early sunday morning. police say 27-year-old ryan stump was drunk when he broke into the capitol and sprayed a fire extinguisher in the hallways by the senate offices and chambers. >> what he told us was that he was in town, you know, for the weekend to have a good time with his girlfriend and somehow he ended up in a fight and he ended up here. >> stump faces a number of charges including burglary and vandalism and resisting arrest. the cap
ABC
Aug 5, 2016 4:30am EDT
meet the man who rescued jack my dog is jack he looks like that excelled do exactly that. >> george zimmerman is back in the news over an altercation at a florida restaurant. >> dangers under the law the sing. a new report reveals what's in your bathroom cabinet could pose a risk to your child's eyesight. eel be right back. whenthe state made aers, commitment to us. i knew that i wasn't going to make a fortune. but i would have a secure pension plan when i retired. each and every one of us made that contribution from every paycheck we ever earned. they've been negligent in their responsibility over the years of not funding this pension the way it should have been funded. they have made a promise, they've made a commitment, and they need to stick to it. 5:00 a.m., friday, august 5. i'm tamala edwards along with gray hall. matt o'donnell has the day off. >> here's what's happening on "action news," witnesses say a suspected gunman jumped into a getaway van with a baby on board after shooting several shots at a man. >> police believe this man is responsible for four attacks on women in
ABC
Oct 26, 2016 4:30am EDT
george washington bridge in 2013. christie has consistently denied any knowledge of the tieups as they were happening. >> ♪ >> happening today, vice presidential candidate tim kaine will be in our area today holding rallies at bucks county community college in newtown and muhlenberg college in allentown but a lot of focus on the race right now is in florida. both donald trump and hillary clinton are hotly contesting the sunshine state. abc's angelica spanos as the late of the from the campaign trail. >> reporter: with 13 days to go and armed with fresh political ammunition, donald trump is taking on obamacare. >> together we're going to deliver real change that once again puts america first. [cheers and applause] >>> that begins with immediately repealing and replacing the disaster known as obamacare. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: this after it was he revealed that healthcare premiums will rise substantially next year. the gop nominee also taking aim at the vice president. >> you know when he's a tough guy when he's standing lined a microphone. he want to bring me to the ba
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Oct 25, 2016 4:30am EDT
george washington bridge might be pay back for not endorsing the governor's reelection bid. christie has consistently denied any knowledge of the 2013 tieups as they happened. >> kathleen kane is home this morning as her defense team works on an appeal to keep her out of jail. the former attorney general posted $75,000 bail two hours after a judge sentenced her to 10 to he 23 months behind bars. the former attorney general faces the punishment for leaking secret grand jury information and then lying about it. kane was the first woman and the first democrat ever elected as pennsylvania's top prosecutor. >> ♪ >> republican senator pat toomey and democrat katie mcginty plowed through a fast paved debate in pennsylvania's neck and neck senate race. "action news" anchor jim gardner moderated their final he showdown sponsored by channel6 and the league of women voters. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes has a look at some of the biggest moments. >> reporter: senator pat toomey and katie mcginty didn't forego the customary handshake but pleasantries ended soon after. >> senator toomey'
ABC
Mar 30, 2017 4:30am EDT
kelly were convicted for a pay back scheme that shut down lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013. the judge sentenced kelly to 18 months behind bars and baroni two years in prison. >>> delaware state lawmakers plan to announce measure to legalize recreational marijuana. two dairls -- delaware ledgegis. >> we're focusing on a turkey bus crash. >>> a prodigy is heading to the masters. he is only in third grade. >> reporter: upper 30s between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., not as windy and clear skies to start out. if you're dressing the kids, you might want a heavier jacket. we'll have rain coming in tonight in the overnight that's in the seven day. >> massive. for the morning41 degrees in co. winds out of the northeast west, there will be rain out temperatures today a lot cooler. 43 degrees by 10:00. 48 by noon, cool for lunch ton a park bench. 54 degrees by 3:00 p.m., the high of 55 coming in by 5:00 p.m. the high clouds filtering in as the day goes on. high temperatures, 54 in allentown. only a degree difference in philadelphia. millville, the shore, down in the low 50s, less wind tha
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Jul 26, 2017 4:30am EDT
george shaw yesterday. the 57-year-old is charged with raping and killing barbara rowan of bensalem back in the 1980's when she was 14 years old. shaw maintains his innocence. the judge plans to announce his verdict on monday afternoon. >> operations for a natural gas pipeline will stop temporarily. a judge ordered work to come to a halt on the mariner east two pipeline yesterday. the judge wants the pennsylvania public utility commission to hear and then rule whether sunoco violated a 2015 settlement treatment of agreement with west goshen township. a hearing is scheduled in harrisburg for august 7th. >> the healthcare battle on capitol hill rages on today. [inaudible] >> the party suffered a major set back hours later when a proposal replacing large portions of the affordable care act failed to pass. abc's emily rau has the latest from washington. >> reporter: less than a week after going public with his brain cancer diagnose senator john mccain swooping in to cast a critical vote on healthcare and deliver a no so nonsense call to action for his senate colleagues. >> we have been spinn
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Jun 22, 2017 4:30am EDT
to beat a luxury brand. >>> george clooney is selling his casa mio. he launched it just for fun and never expected it to be worth so much. >>> one high school student stepped on to the graduation stage even though he has not walked for years. he had been in the wheelchair for most of his life. he wanted to walk across the stage, he got an exo skeleton and made his dream a reality. it's time that we bring addiction out of the darkness and into the light. to everyone struggling in silence - addicts, family, friends - you are not alone. it's time we lift each other up, reach out, say something. addiction is a disease. don't suffer. don't wait. help is within reach. call 844 reach nj or go to reachnj.gov the road to recovery starts now. by a viral video showing a philadelphia man with intellectual disabilities being pumped in the face. the flyers showed him more respect by giving him a tour of their practice facility. >>> two local teens will ever a shot at stardom, for a willingboro native singing was a family affair. >> i created by following on social media, which was incredible, bec
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Oct 21, 2016 4:30am EDT
the george washington bridge to punish a democratic mayor who did not endorse chris can christie. >>> wildstein has pleaded guilty and turned state's witness testifying against kelly and baroni they deny his account. governor chris christie is not accused of any crime. >>> mikeueary is among the witnesses to be called in his trial today in which he is suing penn state for $4 million in damages. graham spanard testified yesterday, they are a waiting trial on charges they covered up the abuse claims against sandusky. >> hundreds turned out to smoke pot in aiken ovals. as our dann cuellar reports not everyone is celebrating. >> three, two, one! >> reporter: on that note they lit their joints and started smoking away. >> i'm feeling very high and fantastic. >> reporter: they are calling it a celebration, happy that smoke ago joint in public no longer leads to an arrest if you're carrying less than 30 gaps, but can get 100-dollar citation. >> we no longer want to be jailed for this, we would rather pay taxes than put in jail. >> reporter: not everyone is happy especially throes walkin
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Apr 28, 2016 4:30am EDT
at george reid middle school in new castle, a youngster was struck and killed while trying to run across a busy highway, police say the teen stepped into the path of a toyota camry. police said the driver stopped and will not be charged. >>> a two car crashed happened at midnight. the crash was so intense, the towing company had to pry the vehicles apart. the drivers are in serious, but stable condition. >>> 15 district police were on patrol near the 4700 block of oxford avenue when they heard gunfire. they found the victim lying on the sidewalk with three bullet wounds to the back. cameras recorded a potential suspect running from the scene. they are looking for him this morning. >>> a reading man is behind bars accused of trying to kill his boy friend by pouring fabric softener endear mouth. he forced her out open and poured the fabric so softener ad tried to strangle her. his family said he was mental problems but they never thought he would go this far. >>> the woman was able to spit out the fabric softener and is doing well. >>> "action news" has confirmed kelly o'brian's fat
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Oct 2, 2017 4:30am EDT
. >> the first round was the longest, george. it could have been more than 15 seconds. i'm not kidding. and i'm not just saying you know how people say oh, well, it sounded really long but it really wasn't. this was really long. at least 15 seconds of just assault rifle shooting and then i would say maybe a minute went by before i was able to get into this little dark room, like a production room and then the shooting started again. and there were two more rounds of shooting inside that room before we took the chance. we were taking a big chance. the exit of that room, george. we're next to the street. if your viewers can picture. we're contiguous to las vegas boulevard, we're right next to the fence which is right next to las vegas boulevard right next to crossing the street to the manndalay bay. we were not on the other side. so when we ran in the open we were fair game to being shot. we had to time it, take a leap of faith and pray. >> i can only imagine the time slowing down in a situation like that. >> yeah. it does and you break it down in your mind. but when you're laying on the
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Nov 17, 2015 4:30am EST
prescription drugs from the garrett avenue residence joanne badey and her 24-year-old son george badey the fourth. badey's father happens to be the head of the democratic party in radnor an former township commissioner. police are not implicating him in any way. >> a fee to visit santa claus at the cherry hill mall didn't last long. mall operators responded to an outcry that called the policy grinch-like and dropped the cost. the high tech santa attraction is one of only 12 like it in the country. this season the mall required purchasing a photo package of $35 to $75 to see saint nick. that made many parents anything but jolly. some complained on social media saying it was not in the holiday spirit and excluded low income families. >> never want anyone to feel like they're excluded or they can't come here so now you can. you can come visit santa for free. you'll no longer have to make a minimum photo package purchase and you can just visit with santa instead. >> visiting santa is free. but with bigger crowds expected you're advised to book a reservation in advance online. >> 4:38. still to
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Aug 8, 2016 4:30am EDT
, and some holdouts are coming around, george p.bush son of jeb bush who refused to support him said it's time to put the party first. >> reporter: clinton continues to make gains, the former first lady is extending her lead. adding to his trouble, comments made by vladimir putin saying the billionaire has been manipulated by the russian's president. >> from mr. trump's prospective he heard putin compliment him, he responded by complimenting him, he never thought he was being played. >> reporter: trustworthiness remains a problem for both nominees. clinton's running mate said their administration will be more transparent. >> she said i made a mistake and i will fix it and apologize. >> reporter: clinton is not taking her lead for granted. she said trump could win if he spends enough to convince voters. and like trump, clinton will be giving a speech on the economy this week in detroit. >> another wildfire forcing homeowners to flee in california and something is not helping firefighters. >> also, nasa stairs dral at -- stares directly at the sun because it can and you can not. it see
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Jul 11, 2016 4:30am EDT
president, george w. bush, will also a tend. kenneth moton, abc news, dallas. >>> good morning america has reports covering all angles of the story. gm a's coverage comes your way at 7:00 right here after "action news". >>> we are on the verge of the political conventions, republicans will gather in cleveland and then democrats will be right here in philadelphia but big news for g.o.p. may be coming out this week. presumptive g.o.p. nominee will campaign in the battle ground of virginia but campaign stop tomorrow that is now getting a lot of buzz when he will heat to indiana a long side mike pence. newtition to the trump's schedule and insiders are saying pence the is tops on the short list to be trump's running mate. pence has until friday to decide if he will seek reelection as governor. now donald trump has said he will pick a running mate before the convention. that is where we are right now. new jersey governor chris christie is also said to be on the short list. >>> and, some big news for democrats as well, tomorrow, likely democratic nominee hillary clinton holds a rally a long time
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Apr 20, 2017 4:30am EDT
. >> george h.w.bush remains in a houston hospital being treated for a mild case of pneumonia. he was taken to the hospital because of a persist and cough. bush is looking forward to going home and mrs. bush has been constantly by his side. bush spent 16 days in the hospital back in january again for pneumonia. >> 44:47 a.m., all aboard with your morning cup of coffee. >> it's blinds to go's sheer savings event. right now take 25% off all sheer shades, our fastest-growing collection. classic. modern. beautiful. the latest in window decor... now 25% off. sheer savings. sheer limited time. blinds to go. blinds for life. bit milder out there on this thursday morning as we look live from delaware county that's the commodore barry bridge, nice shot of the bridge lights reflecting in the water. the walt whitman bridge has cleared out and looking good. looking good on the schuylkill expressway i-76. a couple of traveling on mlk west river drive indicating it has reopened after the overnight closure we had. if you're traveling on the mlk toward the art museum expect delays, now that the inner
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Oct 4, 2016 4:30am EDT
about the closures of lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013. christie has denied any knowledge of it and has not been charged. wildstein has already pleaded guilty. >>> a federal judge has barred bill cosby from attending his accuser's deposition if her defamation lawsuit but he will allow cosby's lawyers to review the deposition afterward to be sure that andriy he ya' couldn't stand didn't violate a confidentiality agreement. couldn't and stand is suing former bruce castor over his comments that she changed her story about her 2004 encounter with cosby. cosby is awaiting trial in june over charges he sexually assaulted constand at his home in cheltenham township. >> 4:39 now. warm front new video coming up a spinout car at a rally wheeling around out of control. >> hard to tell why this old chevy blaze are is turning heads from far away but up close you will see why it is worth every penny. david. >> we are still dressing the kids in jackets this morning as we do have temperatures in the upper 50's, low 60's. this afternoon shorts and t's probably work even though there's a li
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Mar 29, 2017 4:30am EDT
scandal on the george washington bridge. considered the busiest bridge in the country. the government star witness david wildstein who previously pleaded guilty in the blot testified that he kelly and baroni created the gridlock for four days in 2013 to teach a lesson to the democratic mayor of fort lee who wouldn't give his endorsement for christie's reelection. at the time kelly was christie's deputy chief of staff and baroni was his appointee to the portcutive director. christie was not charged but the scandal break plagued his presidential aspirations are a. questions linger over what. exactly he k governor had this to say. >> i thought there were three people responsible. david wildstein, bill baroni and bridget kelly and here we are three investigations later federal grand jury investigation, investigation by a.m. democratic led legislature and what's the conclusion? the conclusion is that there responsible. >> reporter: under federal sentencing guidelines they both face between 37 and 46 months in prison. satellite center katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> katherine, th
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Jul 27, 2015 4:30am EDT
let's go over to david murphy, boy is it raining out there and matt pellman is in for karen george. >> reporter: we have rain in south jersey and delaware, the other issue is heavy downpours and lightning. those of you in surf city, atlantic city and cape may, in the next 30 minutes you'll get the showers and thunderstorms. again it is starting to die down a little bit in the i-95 corridor. in the wide view you can't see the movement. it is pushing toward the east and toward the south. there's a wave of low pressure that's triggering this this morning. some of the downpours from the storms have been heavy. we have flood advisories in southeastern pennsylvania. they have been dropped but we have them for camden, gloucester county salem and current county new jersey. you never drive through flooded roads find another way around. 70 in wilmington and allentown and trenton. 74 in sea isle city. it's humid out there. dewpoints up above 7 in spots down south that's extremely humid. the high 60s to mid 60s across the rest of the region indicates sticky air still in place. 71 degrees with
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Dec 28, 2016 4:30am EST
had with "star wars" director george lucas writing no matter how i go i want it report there had i drowned in moonlight strangled by my own bra. in washington, janai norman channel6 "action news." >> she was an original. >> yes, no one like her that's for sure. >> and a great writer. 4:40. new on "action news" a-new jersey child is kicked out of the boy scouts because he's transgender. >> plus a man credits his poodle with saving his life in a fire. david. >> all right, guys, we're off to a chilly start this morning. not too bat. upper 30's in most neighborhoods. going for a high of 43 this afternoon which is right around average, 32 the overnight low and there is some rain and for some of us a bit of snow on the way for tomorrow. i'll have details on that, the latest progression of the snow on future tracker6. that's coming up. >> ♪ >> welcome back on this wednesday morning. it is 4:43, 41 degrees. sky6 hd taking a live look at atlantic city. it's had you ever bee hump day. >> a lot of people still on vacation. >> did you have a nice holiday. >> great holiday. how about you. >>
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Jan 11, 2017 4:30am EST
hour of "action news" "star wars" creator george lucas is planning to open an epic museum. find out where it will be, how much it will cost and who is going to pay for it. >> fast food employees are out of a job after video shows them playing with the food t "action news" will be right back. >> ♪ ♪ the moments that connect us happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the best part of wakin' up. i make sure i treat rudy too with a milk-bone biscuit. they've got vitamin d and calcium for strong bones. he loves them almost as much as i love him. hey! i was saving that for later. say it with milk-bone. give me some paw. (dog barks) >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday january 11th and breaking right now. >> police say a man went on the defense and opened fire after being attacked while walking from the store. we're live with the store. >> fond farewell. president obama delivers an emotional valedic
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Aug 25, 2016 4:30am EDT
held liable and find and sanctioned. >> we tried to talk to george smith towing for a second time, but it had no comment. attorney general's office is also looking into the matter. >> now to the latest out of central italy in the aftermath of earthquake, dozens are thought to be trapped in the buildings, the death toll has reached 247 throughout the region. rescue workers are looking for survivor who may be there among the crumbled buildings. there may be more aftershocks since the earthquake. 6abc.com has more on the search for the survivors and the photo gallery of the late videos. >>> a montgomery man is facing animal cruelty charges clinton holmes faces two dozen charges for not taking care of animals, the inspection of his family found a number of animals who needed treatment. he supplied pets to hamsters to major retailers like pet co-and pet smart. >>> a new charter school office is an effort to improve oversite. governor wolf said the division will over see brick and mortar and 14 cyber charter schools in the state. >>> the man who received the most expensive face transpla
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Sep 18, 2017 4:30am EDT
corruption. >>> harvey rothenstein has lived in his home for 47 years. the george w. bush federation of philadelphia -- jewish federation of philadelphia and habitat for human helped -- habitat for humanity helped harvey make home repairs. >> we'll make sure he spends his time in his house when it gets cold. >> stars step out for the biggest night in television. >> eagles prepare for a professional foe after running into the red hot big red machine. >>> local college student attacked with acid in france we'll have the late he is on the investigation. >> good morning it is 5:00 a.m., monday, september 18. >> coming up in the news, hurricane jose heads up the coast creating the potential for rough surf and beach erosion, accuweather has the latest track. >> new this morning, police in bucks county investigate an attempted child luring days after a series of similar incidents in philadelphia. >> teachers go on strike in methacton. we're live in the montgomery county school district where students will be hanging around the house today. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers,
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Sep 21, 2016 4:30am EDT
that former president george h.w. bush a republican plans to vote for hillary clinton. >> first up let's take a look at the weather forecast which will have more a little bit later with karen rogers but here's dave murphy and matt pelman. >> off to a decent start. we have a fair amount of clouds out there as that area of low pressure to our south
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Aug 16, 2016 4:30am EDT
. george the dog has taken a liking to a duck in tennessee. george's owner jackie says the pooch was depressed and not doing well following the loss of his best friend two years ago. then last week a duck appeared on her back porch. the two have been inseparatable. the duck likes the rest his bill on his leg. >> 4:57 and new this morning, reality star kendall jenner arrives home to find a stalker waiting for her. details on that coming up later. >> a small study suggests most parents do not know thousand put their children to bed safely. that story in health check later. >> ♪ my son has meningitis b. but how did we end up here? his mom thought he had the flu and that he was covered by the meningococcal meningitis vaccine he had received. until 2014 there were no vaccines for meningitis b in the u.s. now there are. while uncommon, meningitis b can lead to death within 24 hours. trumenba is a vaccine for 10 through 25 year olds to help prevent group b meningococcal disease. trumenba should not be given if you had a severe allergic reaction after a previous dose. most common side effe
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Jan 13, 2015 4:30am EST
civil without pursuing truth for the injustices committed. >>> george zimmerman denies throwing a wine bottle at his ex-girlfriend. he says she threw it. police in orlando florida arrested zimmerman back on friday and charged him with aggravated assault. according to the police report just released zimmerman says he was just trying to prevent the woman from entering his home. zimmerman has had several run ins with authorities since his acquittal in the shooting death of trayvon martin. >> a juvenile court's unusual punishment for some students in georgia who kept jaywalking has some people talking. this dangerous intersection is adjacent to a high school in the area. there's a crosswalk about 50 yards up the street but most kids jaywalk across the five lane road. when they were ticketed for jaywalking the court has ordered the kids to pay a fine visit a funeral home and write their own mock obituaries for their parents in hopes of letting the risks of jaywalking sink in. >> 4:53. following a developing story. the husband of a missing burlington county woman faces questions from po
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Feb 16, 2016 4:30am EST
. >> george w. bush emerges from political hibernation to hit the campaign trail for his younger brother. "action news" will be right back. a are you busy? i'm just day-dreaming. about your dream trip to italy? yeah. with your sisters, to shop and see the sights. is it that obvious? you've been staring at that new instant game from the pennsylvania lottery. yeah, it's the price is right. with top prizes of $300,000. is that painting crooked, or is it just me? [announcer] want to see your dreams come to life? you could scratch your way to instant winning. the pennsylvania lottery. bring your dreams to life. [meow] meet one today. visit theshelterpetproject.org. adopt. >> be careful this morning. it's so slick out there. we just had enough slush and ice even though temperatures rising above freezing you're seeing in spots, secondary roads for sure. this is the tacony section, state road at princeton avenue. a lot of slush and ice especially in the turn lanes and sidewalks in some cases completely covered as well. we're switching to the flourtown area. 309 approaching paper mill road. we ha
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May 6, 2016 4:30am EDT
dedicated much of his life for helping neglected and abused animals. george bengal built the law enforcement department and director for ten years. away recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. since that news came out, the s spca has received thousands of messages directed at bengal. >>> new york city will require merchants to charge five cents for bags that includes paper bags, stores get to keep all the money they collect. the city estimates ten billion bags are tossed into the trash each year. officials from washington, d.c. when they introduced the fee they saw a 60% drop of bag usage people are putting things into a reusable bags or something else. >>> the major stock indices were mixed. the dow had a small gain of 9 points. >>> hershey's chocolate world tour is going through an upgrade. they will have new music and figures and a lot more, as long as they give chocolate out at the end, everybody will be happy. >>> i thought you would say it's going to be more chocolaty the ride. >>> a woman leaps on a philadelphia police car with a raging pitbull attached to her leg. dramat
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Jun 13, 2017 4:30am EDT
book "the hunger games" came in handy when a girl was hurt in massachusetts. mackenzie george went for a birthday swim she cut her leg open on a piece of metal and her friend megan heard her cries for help. megan used a first aid lesson from the "hunger games" book. >> another character ties a tourniquet around it. i grabbed sara's shorts wrapped it around the cut and i held it tight. >> mackenzie is okay and her family will honor megan later this summer. >> folks books -- books are filled with information. >> and your mind is filled with knowledge. >> and you're a great drummer. >> thanks. >> 4:57. the guy who won the o nba finals m.v.p. finds himself part of a timely coincidence on last night's episode of jeopardy. >> if you enjoyed those french fries more than once a week you could be putting your health at risk. you don't want to hear the story of the study but you probably should. >> police capture the driver who led them on a chase in a backhoe. >> ♪ as moms, we send our kids out into the world, full of hope. and we don't want something like meningitis b getting in their wa
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Jun 30, 2016 4:30am EDT
morning, a man is recovering from being shot in both legs, it happened on the 600 block of george street in norristown at 11:30 p.m. he is in serious, but stable condition. >> the search continues for a suspect wanted for the stabbing and holdup of a camden cab driver. we told you about this attack on "action news" yesterday morning. the driver remains in the hospital, he is expected to make a full recovery. police have released this surveillance video that shows the suspect squeezing out of a passenger window and running off after the cab crashed into a park car. his family said he crashed on purpose in hopes of getting help. >>> details are emerging about the three terror itses who carried out the deadly suicide attack on tuesday. they blew themselves up where travelers have yet to be screened in the area killing 42 people. >> well destroy the terrorist group isil. >> reporter: president obama pledged aid to turkey as we are learning more about the attack. this is the face of the attacker wearing a winter jacket on a summer day. on the surveillance video you can see a terrorist
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