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Oct 2, 2017 5:00am EDT
out front, hero getting people in there. and the time george, the time was the slowest inside that room. because that's when i saw the most, i was emotional. i was having heart palpitations. what if he closes the door. i don't know. you don't know what's going on. you don't know where they're going to jump the fence. what if they're right there and jump the fence, we're right there. and we're done. so it seemed like forever in that room. once we got out of the room and started running then i felt like there was more of a hope i could survive. >> were people using their phones trying to call others? >> absolutely. everybody. i mean everybody was trying to contact somebody. everybody was crying. people hurt. it just -- everybody was just trying. think about george what we were doing. we were all there. a lot of people working hard, want to take a weekend just to relax and i stay an extra day and by the way, that's running through my mind. i was supposed to fly back to l.a. at 7:50 tonight. i'm going to die tonight, am i going to die tonight because i made a decision not to fly back.
ABC
Aug 27, 2015 5:00am EDT
talks to george stef testify this morning. -- george stephanopoulos this morning. >>> congressman chaka fattah is trying to influence the jury pool boasting by his accomplishments in congress in statements made to reporters and online video in which he touts his record in securing million of dollars from a range of things from job training to medical research all done in the wake of his indictment. prosecutors say some arguments are irrelevant to his guilt or innocence. he is accused of using federal grants or charitable donations. >>> a man involved in a gruesome crime involving his own brother he has been charged with murder and desecration of human remains. his brother disappeared from millville in 2011. police activated on tips and excavated sites around vineland affirm and found remains spread across the city. >>> governor tom wolf will launch the online voter registration site it will make registration more contract than submitting paper forms. pennsylvania is the 21st state to offer registration. >> you know you've reached late summer when you get out there in the morning a
ABC
Dec 26, 2016 5:00am EST
will be here very shortly. >>> next at 5:30, he sold 100 million albums, we remember george michael, his death is stunning generations. >>> today is the day to bring back the gifts that didn't work out, or grab a post-christmas sale. those stories and more when "action news" continues. >> storm tracker 6 live not showing much now, but accuweather is tracking the potential for freezing drizzle in the far western suburbs this morning. >> remembering an icon, reactions are pouring in over the death of british superstar george michael. >> the rush is on to return unwanted presents and snatch a deal for the holiday season. >>> good morning, december 26, 5:30, tamala edwards is off, alicia vitarelli joins us along with karen rogers and matt pellman good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, we have freezing drizzle in spots, it's areas north and west we have the greater concern from 7:00 a.m., to 11:00 a.m. in lancaster, reading and allentown. in mount pocono it could last until 4:00 p.m. we're currently dry in the area. you can see they are below freezing in the northwest. 23 in
ABC
Jul 25, 2016 5:00am EDT
trump. now that was robby mook hillary clinton's campaign manager talking to george stephanopoulos. he went on to say it was no coincide that the e-mails came out days before the start of democratic convention. foreign tampering in an american election is a serious charge. paul manaford spoke to george and flatly denied it. >>> debbie wasserman schultz is the first to lose her job over the leaked e-mails and probably won't be the last. when asked about the leaked e-mails, sander said now is the time for unity among the democratic party not to divide over this issue. >> in my mind most important is defeating the worse candidate for president that i have seen in my lifetime, donald trump who is not qualified to be president by t. >>> clinton campaign is saying debbie wasserman schultz looks forward to going in a new direction, donna brazil will be heading up the dnc. adding to this drama is the scorching temperatures. dell gilts inside here will have air-conditioning. the protesters right now they are dealing with incredible storms and later today incredible heat. right now things ar
ABC
Mar 9, 2016 5:00am EST
at georges lane. tam. >> thank you matt. let's go to that scene that you were talking about. a car speeding in the city's kensington section hit traffic lights and a corner business and then burst into flames. a man was found bound to death in that car. "action news" reporter katherine scott is at that scene. she's got details. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. the body was burned beyond recognition but police do believe the body was a man and they're trying to figure out who he was. judging from the damage from this vehicle, the car was going very, very f and a flatbed truck just arrived to the scene here to collect this vehicle which you can see is smashed in the side of the building. there's deb brew strewn everywhere here. this happened around 1:30 this morning at second and cecil b. moore in kensington. the driver of a 2014 infiniti was traveling east on cecil b. moore from third while he was on the 200 block he somehow lost control, he hit a small tree. he jumped a curb, hit two street lights and a traffic light. then the driver struck a building and th
ABC
Apr 19, 2017 5:00am EDT
craze taco pizza. >>> plus, former president george h.w. bush is back in the hospital. >> police conduct a traffic stop and confiscate a weapon disguised as that, a pack of cigarettes. matt. >> traffic is no longer stopped here, matt, in bucks county northbound side of route one the super highway has reopened. construction crews have cleared out but watch out for them. they will return later on tonight. we'll see if they're still out and about on 95 and talk about a crash in montgomery county when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning. >> ♪ keep on going, america. keep on giggling... and goofing. keep on grooving... and togethering. with scott 1000's long-lasting roll, we'll keep on going, too. scott 1000. america's longest lasting roll. >> ♪ >> 5:14. so, we've been getting chillier and chillier as the work week progresses. look at the temperature here on city avenue. 46 degrees, only getting up to my 61 but it's going to be generally a nice day, dry. >> that's good news. >> i'm okay with that. how about you, matt. >> make sure everyone is happy. >> i think we'll take it
ABC
Sep 21, 2016 5:00am EDT
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 is still stubbornly taking hold and today we'll feature some sun mixing with clouds, more sun to the north, more clouds to the south kind of like what we saw yesterday because of that system down south. also, once again we are seeing little pockets of fog developing. visibilities officially in most of our airports aren't that bad. below a mile in lancaster. when you enter these pockets of patchy fog you'll want to slow down as it could reduce visibility temporarily. 69 degrees in philadelphia currently, 66 in wilmington, 64 in trenton. 72 in cape may and out in reading calm winds and 63. a great morning for a balloon launch. karen rogers with more on that coming up. dewpoints still a little bit on the humid side in philadelphia and a bit stickie
ABC
Dec 14, 2016 5:00am EST
thicke's nearly 50 year career. abc's george pennachio reports. >> ♪ >> reporter: for seven seas sons from 1985 to 1992, alan thicke starred on the popular abc sitcom "growing pains." >> you not excite about seeing yourself in diapers with drool running down your chinnism thicke and his co-stars kept americans laughing for 167 episodes before he made the move to the u.s. thicke was a popular talk show host in canada. for short time he hosted his own late night show here thicke of the night. he was a die hard hockey fan who was on the ice with his 19-year-old son carter at burbank's pickwick ice arena when the heart attack hit. >> seemed to be okay at the time. he was joking a little bit with his son and then they took him out. that was of the last we saw of him. >> reporter: in his composing career thicke was involved in creating some hit tv theme songs. >> ♪ >> reporter: alan thicke called tv his home for many years. reuniting with his tv family a few years ago on "good morning america." alan thicke was 69. in hollywood, george pennacchio for abc news. >> incredibly talented m
ABC
Aug 24, 2016 5:00am EDT
. "action news" went to george smith together office for comment. the men at the window had not heard of the allegations and contact information was left for the manager. george smith together is not accredited by the better business bureau which gave it an f. the bbb reports the together company had four complaints this year and 23 last year. 21 of which went unanswered. and you can see from that last video that there were even more grievances on yelp. autumn says she's filed a complaint with the attorney general consumer protection division. live on south broad katherine scott channel6 "action news. back to you. >> thank you for that. >>> it is 5:05. new from the overnight a man has been shot in the grays ferry section of the city. gunfire erupting just after 11 o'clock on the 1200 block of south 32nd street police say the man was shot in the back while he was inside a house. the victim was taken to penn presbyterian. there's no word on his current condition. >>> and new this morning police in delaware county need your help identifying two suspects in the break in of a pharmacy. tak
ABC
Sep 17, 2015 5:00am EDT
george w.bush for the 2003 iraq invasion. jeb bush said his brother has kept us safe. we'll have more on the debate in the next half-hour. >>> donald trump will weigh in ons performance on the debate, watch george stephanopoulos after "action news." >> let's look at what's coming up in accuweather. >> reporter: we have a change coming over the weekend. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry. live sky6 live hd lots of stars out and the sky is getting brighter in the east and the winds are calm. 56 in allentown. 58 in reading, a cool start in the northern and western suburbs. trenton, 60. philadelphia, 64 and 60 in wilmington. 55 in millville. down the shore we're ranging 58 to 69 on the point in cape may. satellite shows you there's a little extra cloud cover especially in south jersey and southern delaware. this should rotate away from us and erode as the system to to te south gets off the coast. in allentown, 86 similar to yesterday, lots of sun in play. down the shore another similar high 82 degrees on the boardwalk this afternoon. mostly sunny and pleasant without mu
ABC
Jan 19, 2017 5:00am EST
george hw bush and his wife who are still in a texas hospital. >> let's talk about weather and traffic and go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: looks like we'll squeeze a decent amount of sunshine out from the clouds. the clouds are thick south of philadelphia. there might be low lying stuff as additional clouds starting to move in from the west. overall we expect a transition to partly sunny skies today. it's a mild start, 45 degrees currently. 39 in allentown. 41 in reading and lancaster, trenton. 40 in millville. upper 30s down the shore. winds are not that strong only in the single digits, and in some spots calm winds indicated by the zeros. as we go through the day, 41 by 7:00 a.m. him noon, 51. it will be a nice afternoon high of 54 degrees around 3:00 p.m. before we dip back to 50 by 5:00 p.m., back to the mid 40s by 7:00 p.m. p.m. that's above the average high for the this date. we have rain tomorrow afternoon. more rain for part of the weekend. details in the seven day. >> reporter: all right, for now no weather-related problems heading out, no f
ABC
Apr 28, 2016 5:00am EDT
highway. katherine scott is live at george reid middle school in new castle where counselors will be on hand today. >> reporter: that's right, matt, this happened yesterday afternoon and word quickly spread throughout the school community. grief counselors will be at the george reid middle school to help the children as they try to copy with the news. this happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. not too far from here, on route 1 by basin road in new castle. 14-year-old tyler spawn and three oarnlgs teenagers were -- other teenagers were trying to cross route 13, tyler stepped in front of 21-year-old. tyler was struck and hit had it and died at the hospital. police are reminding people this is a busy road and people should not risk crossing outside a crosswalk or intersection. the teens were a quarter mile away from a pedestrian foot bridge. the driver remained on the scene. investigators do not believe that drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash and police say no charges will be filed in the case. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >>> okay, katherine thank you for that. new o
ABC
Mar 16, 2016 5:00am EDT
bacterial meningitis. counselors will be at george washington carver high this morning to help students cope. katherine scott has more on this tragic news. katherine. >> reporter: matt, bacterial meningitis is pretty rare. most survive it but around one in eight do not. grief counselors will be back out again at school today in north philadelphia to help those students that are grieving. the student attended george washington carver high school of engineering and science at 16th and norris in north philadelphia. he was a ninth grader. he played basketball. he was in school monday but died early yesterday morning from bacterial meningitis. the health department alerted officials here at the school district. two letters went out to parents. unexplained their kids could show signs of emotional stress with the death of a classmate p the other 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 house are considered potentially at risk
ABC
Feb 13, 2017 5:00am EST
. >> i'm sorry, i can't mess this up for him. >> the singer cursed after a tribute to george michael and didn't sound right and asked a restart. ♪now, adele'sopping performance the shine from beyounce. she s tr performed twoon from her album d a minute artistic set that celebrated motherhood. beyounce took home the award al. ♪ and artist, chance pp best new artist, his album coloring book was an streamg only album which was banned from k, but academy relaxed it's rules and he won. >>> a lot of billed adele versus beyounce. even though adele won the awards she made it clearha she loves beyounce. she praised saidce >> no kanye taylor swift. >> a mom is getng attention from social media, see how she stepped it up for her son on dads and donut day. >>> 200,000 people were evacuated because of damage to this nearby dam. "action news" continues. stw. >> now on "action news" we're waking up to wicked winds, some gusts could be strong eno knock out power and push cars around during your commute. >> bullets fly into a home hitting a man inside sitting in his wheelchair. >> the country's talle
ABC
Jan 19, 2016 5:00am EST
buzz. a publishing company is pulling a new picture book about george washington and his slaves. it says it will no longer distribute the picture book a birthday cake for george washington. critics say it sugar coats slavery. it pictures a slave wearing a smile as he bakes the president a birthday cake. >>> the world of tennis is roiled by scandal. roger federer says he's heard enough speculation about match fixing in tennis. if players are suspected of corruption he wants names. the number three ranked player in the world spock out yesterday after secret files said to expose evidence of top level match fixing which includes the rigging of three matches at wimbledon. no players have faced sanctions. >>> and the rams are heading to los angeles next season. they can't begin selling tickets to the los angeles memorial coliseum just yet but the team already has its first deposit. lakers legend magic johnson was the first to sign up for seats. team officials took to twitter to confirm the sale. the team received more than 5,000 deposits in the first five minutes. they were available but
ABC
Jan 18, 2017 5:00am EST
, george w. bush or bill clinton. trump on on twitter to call the poll rigged. the president-elect has been tweeting that his inauguration will bring a record number of people to washington. d.c.'s director of homeland security say they're planning for 800 to 9,000 people. 1.8 million people attended president obama's first inauguration. at least 50 democrats in congress plan to skip out on trump's swearing in including four from our area. >>> stay with "action news" for coverage of trump's inauguration on friday. brian taff and sharrie williams are heading to d.c. for all the events leading up to the swearing in and for the ceremonies to follow. watch their reports from the nation's capitol starting today on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. >>> and 6abc.com will have expanded and exclusive coverage of inauguration day. we'll have several live video feeds from that washington including the official events and protests. we will post photos throughout the day and talk to people from the delaware valley who made the trip to d.c. wherever you are, watch all of this historic day on 6abc.com and t
ABC
Nov 15, 2016 5:00am EST
. [laughter] >>> 5:22 and up next in the morning buzz president george w. bush and his wife didn't just visit the polls on election day they added to their family. >> also we're heading into the home stretch of season 23 of "dancing with the stars." coming up, the latest couple booted from the show but first up here's a look at what's coming up on "good morning america." >> in this morning's "gma" first look, the investigation this morning into what the the pilots of a plane with 54 passengers on board saw coming towards them leading to their severe action. the pilots making a sharp turn at 9,000 feet in the air. two flight attendants thrown in the cabin and injured. >>> once on the ground the pilots said they thought it was drone coming towards them. >> they see a flash, they see something at an altitude where they would not expect another airplane or something to be flying and so they instinctively make a sharp turn to get away from whatever it is. so, they may -- it may have been a drone, mate have been a balloon. >> the two flight attendants were treated and released in toronto
ABC
Mar 31, 2017 5:00am EDT
war ii and part of the famed red tails. president george w bush brented harrison with the metal of honor in 2007. he was 96 >>> turning to david murphy. it was damp when i walked out >> we got one batch pushing away but the majority will be wet as the next round comes in. storm tracker 6 live double scan right now shows us we're looking at rain to the east of philadelphia. there's light stuff in the immediate region and immediate pennsylvania suburbs and new jersey suburbs. obviously where you see that yellow through vineland and atlantic city it's a little worse, closer look coming up. right now in philadelphia, as we head out, we have sky 6 and hashed to see the comment bore barry bridge. again you can see over philadelphia, it's all pretty much light stuff at this point and over south jersey heavier cells highlighted in yellow and orange and a little bit more of that still popping through southern new castle delaware. then we get into a lull. it doesn't last. temperatures right now, pretty raw. 40 in philadelphia. 38 in trenton, 39 in allentown. 40 in millville and there is a bi
ABC
Sep 18, 2015 5:00am EDT
attacked aeree will sit down with george stephanopoulos. >>> phillies fails the braves a team -- face the braves equally bad as phillies the peyton manning and the denver broncos beat the chiefs in thursday night football. they scored two late touchdowns beating the chiefs 39-24. the eagles face their bitter rivals at the linc on sunday. the birds have not beaten the cowboys at home in the past three seasons and they have never done it at home under coach chip kelly. they are 0-1 having lost the season opener to the falcons monday night. >> 5:18. the secret to keeping employees happy. >> and being out of shape may adversely affect your brain. details in "healthcheck." dunkin' donuts' dark roast coffee is deliciously roasted for a bold start and smooth finish. for a limited time, ddperks members can get any size dark roast coffee for 99 cents. ddperks. that's loyalty. america runs on dunkin'. long time. >> that's right, he knew he was in trouble. he led police on a high-speed chase they were looking for a man who assaulted his girlfriend. he reached speeds of 100 miles per hour
ABC
Oct 3, 2016 5:00am EDT
this is barbara bush, the daughter of former president george w.bush, she may be leaning toward supporting hillary clinton for president. she was spotted over the weekend attending a clinton fundraiser in paris. she posed for a picture of human human -- huma abedin. >>> hamilton creator doesn't accept the premise that some people will abstain from voting because they don't like donald trump or hillary clinton. he made these statements when talking about the documentary of hamilton. >>> we are learning about the man who was at the helm of the train that crashed into a new jersey station. >>> plus creepy clowns have local schools on high alert, a report is coming up. when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who insp
ABC
Feb 12, 2015 5:00am EST
was hit. philadelphia's major crimes fugitive task force arrested george meriweather on friday. >> 7-eleven is apologizing to a local war veteran who was told twice that his service dog was not allowed at one of of his 26 locations. he served in afghanistan twice and his service dog bailie with his ptst. he said the manager told him no dogs are allowed. the veteran filed a complaint with 7-eleven corporate and told the problem would be resolved. yesterday morning it happened again. >> i was absolutely shocked and appalled because i'd spoken to the field consultant for 7-eleven corporate a week prior. he said this problem won't happen again. 7-eleven contacted "action news" to say it wants to make this right. employees at the location will be counseled on the americans with disabilities act. >> time to turn to david murphy. it's cold out there but tomorrow you'll feel different. >> reporter: this evening, it will start to turn and tomorrow raw. storm tracker 6 live double scan not precip. looking live there's no, no clouds out there in the center city shot. 31 in wilmington. 29 in all
ABC
Jan 13, 2017 5:00am EST
-natural and delicious. nothing else. jennifer and her twin sisters are the daughters of george w.bush, they know what it is like to leave the white house and be in the public eye. they wrote a letter to melia and sosha obama, i can't believe they were such little girls when they came in, and now beautiful girls. they said surrounded yourselves with loyal protective friends. the obamas plan to stay in washington while sosha finishes high school and melia heads to harvard this fall. >>> house speaker paul ryan joked about his viral sensation. his son left the republican confused. i have to agree with ryan when his cam newton. he said the young man was dabbing in correctly. >>> a georgia girl, carla hayden allowed melia to serve as librarian who is 4 yores old and -- four years old and has red 1,000 books. she is 4 years old. >>> a man accused of robbery with a distinctive hair style was easy target for police. >>> a man went to extreme measures to avoid paying tolls, now he is in trouble with the law. those stories when "action news" continues. >>> breaking now on "action news," armed r
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Jun 27, 2016 5:00am EDT
feels mayor when trayvon martin was shot and killed by george zimmerman. >>> polls show donald trump has plunged. >> a washington news survey shows clinton ahead by 12 points. washington post poll has clinton ahead by 5 points. trump fired his campaign manager last week and has had trouble raising money. >>> phillies are in philadelphia for a home series. aaron nola's confidence took a beating in the loss to the giants. the 27-year-old right-hander was hit hard. he gave up a career high ten hits and five runs in in a third inning. >> movie goers had no trouble finding dory at the box office. >> reporter: we have high of 85, 70 the overnight low. how will we get to the 86? i'll have the day planner forecast next and we'll get you to the airport. >> more heavy rain is expected today in areas hit hard by flooding in west virginia. the national weather service predicts some streams could breach their banks. 25 people were killed in the flood since thursday. >>> time to check the traffic as you head out, so far so good for the most part. looking live at the platt bridge, and i-95. westbou
ABC
Sep 29, 2017 5:00am EDT
knows who his friends are. >>> george stephanopoulos goes one on one with his lawyer malcom lavern. matt gutman, abc news los angeles. stopped into marshalls and found a mug for surprisingly little green. she paired that with some succulents. and suddenly something clicked. that surprise led to a stylish wood mirror, soothing lavender oils, a party llama... or is that an alpaca? super soft towels, and an enchanting vase that magically tied it all together. she arranged it all into the greatest guest bathroom ever. did sophia expect to get so much bang for so few bucks? no. but great things happen when you choose surprise. marshalls. your surprise is waiting. but great things happen when you choose surprise. here across penns landing over the ben franklin bridge. it is friday, 5:25 a.m., 56 cool degrees. matt. >> time for the morning buzz, if you were not lucky enough to get tickets to bruce springsteen show on broadway, there will be a series of line lottery that will give away 26 tickets for every performance date starting with the debut on tuesday. if you secure tickets, they are
ABC
Oct 31, 2016 5:00am EDT
with causing a traffic jam on the george washington bridge. they testified they thought it was part of a traffic study. >>> city council will hold a public hearing on the recent wave of home invasions and robberies against the asian community. more than 100 chinese american families and small businesses have been vitaminized in 2016 alone. >> if you have a ghost costume for tonight, you might want to make the sheet two ply. >> reporter: maybe a little blanket underneath it. it's going to be cool, but not too terribly windy. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry, as we look outside, you can see the camera bounce a little bit. we are getting off to a breezy start, but later in the evening the wind will die down. 48 degrees in reading and philadelphia. same story in trenton and wilmington, and pretty much the same story in millville. down the shore in cape may, 53 degrees at this early hour. there go the showers and thunderstorms that came through last evening. behind it we got breaks in the clouds. we'll have a fair amount of sunshine early and through the day, sun and c
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Nov 30, 2015 5:00am EST
karen rogers and matt pellman george. >> reporter: we have high, thin clouds and we'll have
ABC
Oct 8, 2015 5:00am EDT
judge and his father works in the commerce department under george w.bush. matt jackson, boom. i like it. alex trebek i'm sure he likes it, too, it's more attention for his show. >> still ahead in the next half-hour a fight at the texas radio has police chasing two men not going very fast on horseback. >> rupert murdoch questions whether probe should be considered america's first black president. "action news" will be back. ñÑ >> now on "action news," firefighters remain on the scene afternoon abandoned warehouse that went up in flames. >> dire warning for south carolina coastal region a surge of water is heading that way. >> fbi digs up $600,000 in cash from a castle california backyard. >> good morning, 5:30, october 8. let's find out what's going on in weather and traffic. we have people in the know, david and karen. >> reporter: we have a nice one today, get ready to make plans to eat lunch on a park bench. we have high pressure in control. this is pushing the strong winds north and east of us. we're looking at calm conditions across the region. 60 degrees in philadelphia.
ABC
Sep 8, 2016 5:00am EDT
indicted last year for organizing the traffic jams on the girard point george wash. opening statements are set for september 17. >>> itt shut down is hosting a special meeting at 6:30, itt tech closed down nationwide after an announcement the government would not give students federal aid to attend the school. other local colleges are offering enrollment and assistance where they can. >>> lehigh valley company that makes mar mellow peeps are facing a strikes in their history. workers have been without a contract since june, the sticking points over wages and health benefits and 401k versus a pension. >>> local police are honored for coming to the aid of wounded warriors. it was to thank them for recovering nine bikes that were stolen out of a moving truck last month. the bikes are modified to help those with disabilities and carry a price tag of $40,000. the captain said getting the bikes back was nothing compared to what wounded warriors have done. >> you have people who have been hurt and injured in combat and for somebody to take this from them, i can't describe the words
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Feb 25, 2016 5:00am EST
toppled a tractor-trailer on the george washington bridge in new york city, the truck was heading east when it blown over in the westbound lanes, the trailer was empty, but they are dealing with a fuel spill. officials are warning this morning's commute is a headache what you can expect extensive delays. >>> the remaining republican candidates for president will gather on stage in texas. it will be the homecoming for ted cruz who leads donald trump in his home state. trump, john kasich and ben carson will participate. texas and 13 other states head to the polls on super tuesday. >>> bernie sanders and hillary clinton battle it out on the campaign trail. bernie sanders is campaigning in super tuesday states. clinton grabbed an endorsement from harry reid. >>> philadelphia police have busted up a major car theft ring. they are under arrest accused of stealing 20 work vehicles. police called him 2 weeks ago, after crashing a truck. police computed search warrants early yesterday morning at the suspect's home in kensington. >>> they were targeting the work advance for things inside the ite
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Dec 28, 2016 5:00am EST
similar capacity under president george w. bush. trump's plan to dissolve his charitable foundation hit a wall. new york's attorney general says it is still under investigation. trump's team says it wants to erase any potential conflicts of interest before he takes office. >>> a scare sent people running from the lob beef trump tower. several bystander who's got caught up in the incident recorded as they ran but the all-clear was given at 5 o'clock when bomb squad officers examined what sparked the scare an unattended backpack. they determined it contained children's toys, nothing dangerous. president-elect trump lives and works in the building but he is currently in florida. >> so david yesterday was a great day to take out the laser tag guns the boys got for the holidays and have some fun outside but they may need jackets today. >> it's a little bit coolinger today, yeah. storm tracker6 -- sounds like fun, though. storm tracker6 live double scan shows us we're dry. as we take a look outside, we have any cloud cover really thin and getting ready to march on out of here. the farther north
ABC
Jun 6, 2016 5:00am EDT
george washington bridge in 2014. i didn'tchris christie has maine knew nothing about the scheme and he has not charged. >>> jury selection begins in in the trial against the stabbing of a man tea -- at a meat plant. they say the motive was revenge for a prank. prosecutors said they will not seek the death penalties if he is convicted of first degree murder. >>> firefighters rescued a man who was trapped inside a home on morton street. when firefighters got there they found someone standing at the second floor window. the person was rescued and not hurt. no word on what sparked the flames. >>> three people were hurt when a car smashed into a utility pole in montgomery county. thmples the -- this was the scene along black rock road and hallow road in upper providence. no word on the extent of the injuries. >>> we'll cool things down later in the week. >> reporter: today is still warm, but you'll notice in the seven day, 70s, if you don't like the heat we've got something for you. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area, we're dry. let's go outside and see what it looks like. we'
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Aug 5, 2017 5:00am EDT
windows in the saint george's apartment in ardmore. the building is structural in tact. that's a reminder that you can get the updated forecast at any time on your phone or tablet, real time views from storm tracker 6 live, the 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device. >>> developing right now, police in delaware county are searching for a killer, investigators say the gunman is responsible for are a triple shooting. here's what we know. police say the alleged shooter seen in the just released surveillance picture fired at least ten shots killing two and critically injurying another man. this is new video of police searching for clues at 4th and walnut in colwyn, three men between ages 18 and 23 were standing at the corner when the shooting started. police working to track down the shooter and they trying to figure out what led to the violence. >>> fbi is looking for a woman suspected of robbing a north philadelphia bank. overnight we received surveillance images of holdup, the suspect's face is shielded, but you get a look at her eyes, she robbed the citizens bank in the 1000 b
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Oct 10, 2017 5:00am EDT
weinstein and those bombshell allegations of sexual harassment. george clooney tells the daily beast weinstein's actions were indefensible. >> i just want to thank my agent kevin and god harvey weinstein. [laughter] >> in a statement she's now calling the women who have spoken up here rows and claiming she had no idea about weinstein's alleged behavior writing if everybody knew, i don't believe that all the investigative reporters in the entertainment and the hard news media would have neglected for decades to write about it. >> some outlets may have been somewhat complicit in keeping this out of the news. i think those days are over. >> and coming up at 7:00 a.m., we'll talk live with the new york times reporter who broke the story. with your "gma" first look, i'm diane macedo, abc news, new york ♪ if you've got, you gotta swiffer what's new from light a fit? greek nonfat yogurt with zero artificial sweeteners. new power... ...to fight ck theraflu's powerful new formula to defeat 7 cold and flu symptoms... fast. so you can play on. theraflu expressmax. new power. >> time now for t
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Sep 19, 2016 5:00am EDT
open states set for this morning. the trial will determine if the 2013 lane closures on the george washington bridge were part of a conspiracy. two former allies of chris christie face fraud and civil rights and conspiracy charges. the governor has not been charged with any wrong doing, but he could be summed to testify during the trial. >> -- subpoenaed to testify during the trial. >>> civil rights activist and long time georgia congressman john lewi sufficient will receive the -- lewis will receive the will i need liberty. 6abc is a proud broadcast partner once again this year. >> in the western suburbs also in the north we're starting to hear the storms coming. thunder andy heavy rain this morning -- and heavy rain this morning, that could be an issue if you're walk be or driving for that matter. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you the cluster of heavy showers and thunderstorms east of lancaster starting to clip western chester county an up through the lehigh valley and berks county and another batch in dover and north an east. we'll show you a closer view of that in a
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Nov 4, 2017 5:00am EDT
sessions. foreign policy advisor, george papadopoulos who worked russian contacts and lied about the fbi. he introduced themselves he told them he had connections that could arrange a meeting between then candidate trump and russians. jeff sessions shot down the idea and not to mention it again. but president trump has denied anyone on his campaign had contact with russia and when it came to the meeting. >> i don't remember much about the meeting it was an unimportant meeting. >> the attorney general faces new questions after this testimony in his confirm hearing. >> if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the trump campaign communicated with the riewsh you -- russian government in the course of the campaign what would you do. >> reporter: more recently he was asked about the contact with the russian government. >> i have no knowledge of any such conversations with anyone connected to the president trump campaign. >> reporter: but those court documents do not say they were active government officials. the justice department insists he never gave false testimony. >> new y
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Dec 7, 2016 5:00am EST
percent believe christie personally ordered the traffic jams on the george washington bridge. >> ♪ >> the nation is marking the 75th anniversary of the japanese attack on pearl harbor on december 7th 1941. sky6 is looking live at the battleship new jersey along the camden waterfront. a ceremony will take place on the deck of the ship at 10:00 a.m. >> christmas came early for more than two dozen little leaguers. former eagle todd herremans and currents eagles surprised the leprechaun sports association with a shopping spree. each child received a $150 gift card for anything they wanted inside dick's sporting goods in cherry hill. >> i had this football. >> such a blessing to be able to let them walk around and pick things out and not have to worry about pricing or anything like that. >> eagles gear particularly the footballs seemed to be the most popular items. the foundation because the items for some women's shelters. >> even when they're having sort of a lopsided season they still go into the community and do everything they can to make sure that that people that are need
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Jul 11, 2016 5:00am EDT
. former president and texas governor george w. bush and his wife laura will be in attendance a long with vice-president joe biden. >>> new information this morning a 31 year-old man has turned himself into police for a fatal shooting and kidnapping in salem county. akeem williams was a rained on charges of homicide, kidnapping and aggravated assault. police say williams was wanted for shooting death of a 24 year-old man around 4:00 p.m. saturday in penns grove. they say after the shooting williams drove off in the victim's car with the victim's within year-old son inside, and then abandon the vehicle, in philadelphia's northern liberties section and left the boy in the car. the toddler is fine, williams is being held on one million-dollar pale. >>> there is a new arrest in the connection with the shooting late last night in southwest philadelphia gunfire broke out the at around 11:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of up land street. a 23 year-old man was hit in the leg, and he is listed in stable condition. >>> 5:06. one person was killed and another person was injured during a crash in bar
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Dec 8, 2015 5:00am EST
accused of assaulting a teacher yesterday. it happened at george washington high school in the city's somerton section. police say the 16 and 17-year-old boys pushed their way into the ninth grade classroom try the retrieve a cell phone. school district authorities say one of the suspects punched the teacher in the face. a third student was later arrested but it's not clear what that student's role was in the incident. >> detectives are looking for three men who they say posed as contractors and stole $90,000 from a man in northeast philadelphia. investigators say the men did work on the 81-year-old's drive way a few weeks back. the victim's son-in-law tells police the men returned over the weekend asking to use the bathroom. instead, they went to the man's safe and stole thousands of dollars. >> sometimes they will bring kids with them. i think that's part of the scam. they drive around. they see an older person outside the house. they knock on the door tell them their drive way or roof looks like it needs work. >> police say the men are driving a newer model red pickup truck. >> irv
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Dec 9, 2015 5:00am EST
hour cough relief. because it's never just a cough. >> time for the morning buzz. you know george lucas decided to use largely unknown actors in the very first star wars movie. current director j.j. abrams made that same decision introducing john boyega the 23-year-old british actor who plays the storm trooper fin in the force awakens who is seen without a helmet so maybe he's no longer a storm trooper or never was. they just won't tell us. return of the jedi which precedes this episode was released in 83. this was before you were born. is that significant. no i'm young and i like that. and the great thing about star wars is even despite my age you a able to go back and watch the originals and relate to them as if i was born back then. >> fin is conflicted i sense. >> yes. when you're conflicted you sweat a lot and he's trying to find, his place in the galaxy and his place within this fight of good and evil. >> now, some commented on social media that it is unusual for a black plan to play a storm trooper assuming that were all white skinned clones. boyega says the chatter didn't bother
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Mar 15, 2016 5:00am EDT
opened fire outside a police station in prince george's county on sunday and believed ford intended to create an ambush that would take his own life. ford was wounded but survived. police say his two brothers filmed the attack. they are also in custody. >> a north carolina sheriff has decide not to press charges against donald trump in connection with an altercation after a rally in fayetteville. cameras were rolling when a 78-year-old trump supporter sucker punched a protestor during the rally. cumberland county authorities were investigating whether trump or his campaign were to blame for that attack. the gop presidential candidate said he's considering helping to pay the man's legal fees, the one who punchd the protestor. that man, john mcgrath is facing assault charges. >> villanova, temple and saint joe's are preparing for ncaa tournament action. nova will be up first at noon in brick lynn. >>> the cats hit the practice court yesterday. they are two seed in the south region. >>> temple faces iowa at 3:10 on friday. the owls are a 10 seed in the south. coach fran dunphy had to swea
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Jul 13, 2016 5:00am EDT
joe biden former president george w. bush and their lives paid their respects to the victims' families as well. the president calling the attack a hate crime. >> an act not just of violence but hatred. all of this has left us angered and wounded and hurt. >> president obama is holding a town hall tomorrow moderated by david muir and jamaal hill. the president and the people a national conversation will be simulcast right here on 6abc and on all other disney media networks. >> new this morning, police in delaware have arrested and charged a man accused of putting a camera inside a restaurant bathroom. 29-year-old luis eduardo lopez is accused of putting a digital camera inside a bathroom stall at the mo's southwest grille on kirkwood highway in wilmington an employee discovered the camera in march and reported it to police. lopez a former employee at mo's was arrested yesterday. >>> in reading police are looking for vandals who climbed onto a dinosaur attraction and caused extensive damage. officials say the vandals were caught on surveillance camera climbing on the dinosaur a
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Jan 11, 2017 5:00am EST
. well, the force it seems was with los angeles. "star wars" creator george lucas and his team have chosen the a california city to be the home of an epic new museum. the lucas museum of narrative art will showcase his life's work along with history on film history and art. he plans to spend over a billion dollars. disney of course at the parent company of 6abc. matt. >> thanks so much tam. >>> 5:27. still ahead on "action news" explosive claims. president-elect donald trump is scheduled to have his first news conference today as new allegations emerge regarding what russia might know about him. >>> plus a group of philadelphia teens are heading to the white house today because of some generous people. "action news" will be right back. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> breaking now on "action news," a man grab something food with friends comes under attack. he responds in turn with gunfire his own. >> happening today, donald trump's first news conference since becoming president-elect. while he finds himself in the hot seat as the russian hacking probe takes an explosive turn in his direction. >> st
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Aug 23, 2017 5:00am EDT
better than these two. george clooney's foundation is writing a big check after charlottesville. he and his wife amal are giving a million dollars to the southern poverty law center which is famous for its work in civil rights and social justice and in a statement the clooneys said they wanted to add their voice and money to the ongoing fight for equality saying "there are no two sides to bigotry and hate." mark wahlberg is hollywood's highest paid actor according to forbes magazine. the publication says that wahlberg made over $68 million in the past year. can you imagine marquee mark? he most recently starred in this summer's blockbuster the last transformer movie the last night. >>> the u.s. marines put supermodel kate upton through her paces. she's known for her workout routine. could she keep up with them. the world famous model was there to promote the upcoming marine week in detroit yesterday and at least there it looks like she's getting it in, matt. >> their best workout ever. [laughter] >> they would probably say. >> they enjoyed the view. >> they did. >> time right now is 5:2
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May 20, 2016 5:00am EDT
philadelphia. 45 in allentown. 43 degrees in millville. we have a george to us day today -- gorgeous day today. how about 78. hadn't felt like spring in ages, now we get a nice spring day on friday. enjoy its nice and warm, because the weekend it goes downhill. >>> a man in iowa was surprised to discover a naked man stuck in the chimney of his recycling business. didn't expect that. he was charged with trespass. he blamed his predicament on a failed game of hide and sneak. the man didn't believe that he thinks he was trying to rob the place. >>> a burglar who taunted police on facebook is accused of robbing several homes in the pittsburgh camera. now his facebook page bragged about how he was eevaluating police -- evading police saying catch me if you can i'm the gingerbread man. >>> i am taking responsibility for what i did. >>> his girlfriend said he was stealing to support a drug habit. >>> father and son are being held on a half million dollar each after a 13-year-old girl said she was held captive for more than a year. she found wandering around an office building we
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Oct 26, 2017 5:00am EDT
inappropriately while sitting in his wheelchair four years ago. a spokesman for president george hw bush apologized and said his attempt at humor he is sorry if it offended miss lynn. >>> in an abc excuse -- exclusive, ashley judd sits down with diane sawyer. >>> kellogg is responding to a complaint saying that the cartoon on the back of the box is racism. it's teacherring racism because the only brown corn to be is playing a january at her scrubbing the floor. >>> nolan patrick took a hit on tuesday's night's loss to the ducks. >>> sixers lost to the rockets 10546104. the rockets scored the final 9 points including a buzzer beating three pointer to end the game. markell fultz missed the game and will miss the next two with soreness in his right shoulder. >>> greater theology becomes greater and more life like videos which is why this man was to frightened as he checked out an exhibit at the international spy museum in washington, d.c. if you touch the glass it's triggers a fake shark that comes charging at the glass causing a fake crack. it's there over and over during the celebrat
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Jul 27, 2015 5:00am EDT
david murphy george. >> reporter: we have showers and thunderstorms over south jersey and delaware, getting close to the coast. if you're in cape may sea isle city and brigantine you're in the process of soon getting these showers and thunderstorms on top of you. right now you're under the threat of lightning. no walks on the boards this morning as this stuff passing through. it's pushing away from philadelphia in the i-95 corridor we're down to
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Dec 15, 2014 5:00am EST
planning a fun day event. here's some fun factors. george washington commissioned 14 handwritten copies of the bill rights one for each of the original 13 coals niece. one for -- colonies. coming up at 6:00 a.m. we'll have a live interview with the center president and ceo with the details on today's event. i love the ncc. >> happy bill of rights day. >> and same to you. >> a bucks county school district is holding a hearing on the controversial plan to close schools. >> consumers consumer reports list also the four best tech toys for the holidays. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪ ♪7 powerball tickets ♪6 match 6 chances ♪5 cash 5s ♪4 big 4s ♪3 daily numbers ♪2 mega millions (joe) happy holidays, rita. (rita) thanks, joe! (man) what a great gift! (announcer) pennsylvania lottery tickets make great gifts, like the new $1 million peppermint payout. (joe) happy holidays! ♪and best wishes from the lottery♪ >> breaking right now, philadelphia police open fire killing a man mayfair overnight. >> breakfasting news, overnight -- breaks news, overseas, p
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Aug 7, 2015 5:00am EDT
you have to be ready. >> the closure of the george washington bridge a suit against christy's allies have been quashed now it's been revived, so attention will be back on an issue wants to forget. >> authorities say 44-year-old harry moore posts ads for a rental listing and takes deposits for the home and his victims say he tells them the property is no longer available and he refuses to return the deposit. >> my boyfriend said he wasn't getting any bad vibes off him, so he is really good about it. >> reporter: how do you feel now? angry, because now we are displaced of a a 2-year-old. >> a man has been arrested on child pornography charges. this is joseph will i lind. he had 15 videos of children engaged in sexual activity. lind is in the bucks county prison. >>> traffic crash on the white horse pike one person involved has died. it happened after 8:00 p.m. near manheim avenue in galloway township. no word on what caused the crash. >>> musikfest unvaicially kicked off in bethlehem with -- unofficially kicked off in bethlehem. d up -- duran duran played to a packed stage. 6abc
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Mar 14, 2016 5:00am EDT
6 "action news." >>> thank you for that. police in prince george's county maryland is calling the fatal shooting of a police officer an unprovoked attack. officer jacai colson was killed. the gunman fired at the first officer he saw outside the suburban washington, d.c. police station. the suspect was wounded in a gun battle. we'll have more at 5:30 with the latest on coleson and the investigation. >>> chester mayor is calling for calm after a police-involved shooting. according to police someone inside the car shot at officers. police returned fire. one person inside the car was killed. hours later a fight broke out during a gathering at the scene. community members insist that police fired first. chester's mayor promises a transparent and honest investigation. >>> that we, when i say we this mayor and council our law enforcement team want to see a truthful outcome with all the information gathered. >>> captain alan davis remains in the hospital in serious condition. one suspect is in the hospital. another is being held in police custody. >>> a spirit airlines flight from tampa t
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Aug 1, 2016 5:00am EDT
orchestrating traffic jams on the george washington bridge in 2013 for political pay back. >>> it took hours for firefighters to get a lumber fire under control in franklin township gloucester county yesterday afternoon. tankers from four counties were pulled in to pull water from a nearby lake. two firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat and 15 other times were treated at the sand. the business was started in 1945. it is owned by a dad and uncle. >> it will get better, hopefully. the store was closed and nobody was inside when the fire started. >>> a massive wildfire north of california big sur is continuing to frustrate crews trying to keep the blaze from thousands of homes. crews have evacuated nearly 300 homes. the fire has spread to 59 square miles roughly the same size as the city of san francisco. it has destroyed 50 homes. five thousand firefighters is battling the wildfire which remains 15% contained. >>> all right, we're into august, i can't believe it. >> it's flying by. >> reporter: let's talk about what to expect in accuweather today. >> reporter: going to feel li
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