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Aug 21, 2014 4:30am EDT
spotted someone wearing a mask like this on the beach, but not in china, this is the trendy face mask. it was created to perfect against offshore sea crabs. >>> rooben williams -- robin williams will be hopped by fellow comedian, billy crystal. no word if that's the song that she is going to sing. williams was found dead in his home earlier this month after an apparent suicide. >>> we're following the investigation of an attack on a student on temple's campus that appears to be racially motivated. >> high school students have a class starting this year, we'll tell you >> a nasty crash involving an ambulance and a car leaves one critically injured. >> a temple university student is assaulted while walking through campus, find out what police are saying about his attacker. >>> taney dragons get a chance to redeem themselves at the little league world series. let's get that in a second, but let's go over to david murphy with weather and traffic. >> reporter: there are clouds over parts of the region, particularly by the shore. there's going to be sun and that will get the temperatures in
ABC
Sep 28, 2014 12:00pm EDT
china have been caught with 450 smart phones at a time. they are trying to sneak it into the county before it's official release date. there's no word when the smart phone will go on sale in china. apple delayed the plan to introduce it, but did not say led to that digs. >>> philly pops takes us back to the 1970s, karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: it's been 40 years since the swedish group abba was introduced to america. they remain one of the most successful acts of all times. philly pops music director has put together not only a program that highlights some of abba's greatest hits, but features elton john and john denver and the bee gees. >> you'll hear music that you know, but music you don't normally associate with being played by an orchestra. >> reporter: the pops are enlisting the help of a 6-voice vocal group out of finland to help create the sound of the 70s hits. >> one of their specialties is singing the music of abba we'll get all the biggest hits, dancing queen and momma mia all those great songs. >> reporter: he hopes the audience relives some of the
ABC
Jan 3, 2015 11:30pm EST
funeral it tomorrow and services were delayed so relatives from china could be there for this weekend's services. >> the trial of boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev, the appeals court refused to delay the trial venue. tsarnaev's lawyers asked the court to deny the trial or move out of massachusetts. he pleaded not getty to 30 charges connected to the ter railroad owe attack of 201 3. three people were killed and 260 wounded. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> it's back to work next week for president obama and 114 coming gress. the new class of federal lawmakers could prove to be a handful for the president. it will be under republican control and interestly count more minorities and women than ever. 104 women will be members of upcoming congress and african americans men and women representing both parties will be among their ranks. >> a former precedential contender maying throwing his hat into the ring again for 10 16. mike huckabee resigned from tv show to see if he has enough support port for a run. he's been a fox news host since 2008. hucka
ABC
Jun 23, 2015 1:35am EDT
. place china in the finals. >>> "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel 6 followed by "nightline." his guests tonight are andre iguodala, chris tucker mark feuerstein and music from robert delong. "action news" continues at 4:30. now for the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. good night. ♪♪ >>> "action news" is sponsored in part by --
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Jan 1, 2015 11:00pm EST
days. >> police in china dismissed sick place now that a deadly tam is period began to cash coupons that looked like money. it occurred during the new year's eve celebrations 36 people killed and nearly 50 were injured. some relatives are criticizing chinese authorities for failing to keep order at a popular site. there's a ferry that caught fire in the aid reattic sea. the video as you see shows smoke billowing from the ship and a large number of passengers wearing life jacket. 11 people were killed of the more than 400 on board and a tug began towing damaged ferry towards italy once it arrives authorities want to search for any more possible victims. >> former new york governor mario cuomo died the same day his son was being sworp in. they were together last night for new year's eve. mario cuomo had a heart condition and impressive career in politics after finishing high school and finishing three terms as governor of new york. he's survived by his wife and three other children besides andrew. >> constitution requires clerks to issue same sex marriage licenses those four are arpin
ABC
Jun 3, 2015 1:35am EDT
frantic rescue effort goes on tonight in china but it looks like this will be the country's deadliest maritime accident in decades. a river cruiseship with 456 people onboard capsized last night in the river and 15 people have been rescued, 13 bodies have been recovered, and the rest are still trapped on the ship. among the 15 survivors, the captain and the chief engineer. they have been handed over to police. >>> members of an antiterrorism task force shot and killed a man in boston. the 26-year-old was under 24-hour scrutiny and members of the task force approached him as he emerged from a pharmacy. they wanted to ask him a question and they say he lunged at them with a large military-style knife. and he was shot twice and declared dead at the hospital. still unknown why he was under surveillance. >>> president barack obama received legislation from the house and senate reviving the patriot act but myinus the controversial element. the ability to collect and store phone records by americans. that practice was made known by edward snowden, replaced by a program allowing phone compani
ABC
Jun 6, 2015 1:36am EDT
®. >> >> crews on china knees river right-sided that cruiseship and that will enable them to recover more bodies. 103 bodies were recovered. there were only 14 survivors and that included the captain. >>> it was a stunning announcement out of mangora pakistan today. it turns out eight of ten taliban militants charged in the attack of ma attack of malala . >> k tarik asis was 79. >> after suffering a broken back in fenway parkment the woman was bleeding from her head. she was carried off on a stretcher after top of seconds inning during a game between red sox and oakland athletics. >>> a woman who says her brother was molested by former house speaker dennis hastert is speaking out. joleen bird his her brother was equipment manager when hastert coached the school wrestling team. her brother told him his first same sex experience was with hastert. >> i said why didn't you tell anybody steevry he was your teacher why dunt tell anybody? >> he looked at me and said whoa will ever believe me. >> ryanbold died of aids in 1995. hastert is due in court aus kood of bank fraud investigators say
ABC
Jun 13, 2015 1:36am EDT
china was behind it. this time data was from forums that intelligence agents and military service members fill out when applying for security clearances and the worst case scenario hackers know eyetive secret fraingts cia and nsa and special operations forces and experts think this is not an effort of financial gain and use this information for blackmail or be used for future sign area tacks to plant spyware to steal classified information. >> authorities in boston chargeded two men with conspiring to help isis by noting to be head a conservative blogger. nicholas ravinsky made an appearance in court today and 25-year-old david wright was arrested last week. charges say they were scheming with usama ra theme be head pamela geler who campaigned against a mosque at the world trade center and organized prophet mohammed cartoon con nest dallas. >> raheem was killed by agents last week when he allegedly lunge beinged at them with a knife. >> naacp president from spokane is under fire because of her race. she falsely portrayed herself as african-american. her parents from whom raicher i
ABC
Jun 26, 2015 11:00pm EDT
it over to soccer, how about women's world cup u.s.a. verse china 31st minute delran new jersey's karlie lloyd the header, the you had wins one to nothing. they advance to the semi finals. they will face germany on tuesday, how about karlie lloyd, always coming up big. >> unbelievable. >> no doubt about it. >>> well, numbers are in, final ones, and it was a great year for gary papa run. this years event raised $300000 for prostate cancer awareness a cause close to our hearts here at "action news". back in 20096 abc sports director gary papa lost his battle with prostate cancer. this year 3500 runners and walkers took part in the fathers day tradition and many of them were also cancer survivors with their families. >>> and jimmy kimmel live is next here on channel six followed by night line. "action news" continue at 5:30 a.m. for and am joseph, jeff skversky, jim gardner the entire "action news" team, i'm monica malpass. have a good night and a great weekend. >> ♪♪ >> dicky: from hollywood, it's “jimmy kimmel live”! tonight -- jack black. from "transparent," jeffrey tambor
ABC
Feb 8, 2015 12:00pm EST
held up a restaurant. "action news" was on the scene here at the china king restaurant on the 500 block of east baltimore avenue in east landsdown. police said two men armed with gungs -- guns, entered the restaurant and robbed the place and took the tip jar. nobody was hurt. >> police in trenton are searching for suspects in a deadly shooting in the island section of trenton on the 1900 block of riverside drive at the brookville commons. a man was shot several times and rushed to the hospital where he died from his injuries. >>> a teenager is in custody following a shooting at a large shopping mall. else accused of shooting inside a store at the monroeville mall. # people were shot, police believe only one of the victims was the intended target. >> we believe one of the three people that was shot was a targeted individual. it was not random. we have evidence that leads to that. >> the intended target and another man are in critical condition. a woman is in stable condition. the teenage system is being held at allegheny county jail. >> bruce jenner was involved in a deadly crash o
ABC
Jan 4, 2015 11:30pm EST
china at the age of 1 2. he was a newly wed married two months before they was killed alongside his partner rafael ramos. his son's dream of becoming a police officer deep end after the september 11 attacks his dad said his widow described a man she knew as a soul mate. >> caring son, loving husband and loyal friend, you are amazing man. >>> the gunman committed suicide after the ambush. bringsly made references to killing officers on social media posts a short time before the murders. >>> police from our area traveled to new york to pay tribute to the fallen officer. "action news" reporter david henery has that part of the story. >> about 100 philadelphia police officers boarded buses before dawn at fop headquarters in new jersey dozens gathered in a hotel parking lot in bellmar before heading up the turnpike to new york. all of them compelled to demonstrate solidarity and pay respect for officer wenjian liu and his family. >> represents the brotherhood of police not only nationally but worldwide. it hurts all of us when one of us has fallen and we just want to go down and pay our
ABC
Sep 28, 2014 6:00pm EDT
were hospitalized. china took control of hong kong several years ago after british surrendered authority. protesters fear that will soon change. >>> george clooney and brand new wife are showing off their wedding fwhandz italy. they emerged from luxury hotel in venice one day after tying the knot. tourists cheered as they hopped into a water tammy done the canal. his bride amal had a thin band studded with die mopdz. >> looks like a scene from old james bond movie there. >> it does. >> much more to come on "action news" jeff skversky has sports including update on the eagles. >> what players had to say to fans i'm j-a-n-e and i have copd. i'm d-a-v-e and i have copd. i'm k-a-t-e and i have copd, but i don't want my breathing problems to get in the way my volunteering. that's why i asked my doctor about b-r-e-o. once-daily breo ellipta helps increase airflow from the lungs for a full 24 hours. and breo helps reduce symptom flare-ups that last several days and require oral steroids, antibiotics, or hospital stay. breo is not for asthma. breo contains a type of medicine that incre
ABC
Sep 30, 2014 4:30am EDT
, stocks slid on monday on concerns about the political unrest in china but we could see a rebound at the opening bell. u.s. futures are trading higher. >>> first the selfie, now the shapey. get this. a company called r tech is producing 3-d body scanning booths that capture everything about your physical appearance from your smile to your clothing, it's 3-d. customers can then order 3-d statues of themselves. the only booth in the u.s. right now is in jacksonville, florida. erin, back to you. nice housewarming gift. >> i may order one of you. i don't know if i want a statue of myself. >> that would be weird. [laughter] >> surveillance video shows a burglar at work in somerton. the suspect is captured parking his bicycle, then walking up to a home on the 1800 block of tomlinson road back on september 20th. he hops a fence and uses a ladder to get into the second floor bedroom. video shows the man leaving the property with the homeowners' belongings then leaving on his bike. if you recognize him police would like a call. >> 4:40. more stories you didn't see information on the case an u
ABC
Sep 29, 2014 11:00pm EDT
the heels of china and japan and armed with new recording contracts things are better these days for this iconic orchestra. the boyish montreal-born yanick nezet-sequin has a commitment to bring the orchestra into a new age. after watching the rehearsal we talked to yannick one-on-one. >> this kind of institution as an orchestra it's a living one. it's alive. because by the definition it's 100 plus souls on stage week after week, day after day. it's about re-inventing. >> let me list youis there somes singular about you from all these other men. >> the orchestra smells when a conductor is acting to be more this and that and more authoratative or morinspiredor . it's a live long process of accepting who i am the more individual i am the better i will be to seven this orchestra. >> outside of the orchestra hall normandy did not wear tight t-shirts or a turtle tattoo. does that suggest that you are different or the time is different from the great masters of the past. >> in montreal i had different hairstyles and colors you are making a point. no i decided the best i can do is be my
ABC
Sep 2, 2014 11:00pm EDT
huh, more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> flyers forward zach renal do scores a new contract he gets a two year extension that will keep him here until 2017. flyers open up the season in little more than a movement renalto can throw punches nobody can throw down like this guy bernard hopkins who will turn 50 in january. he is still fighting. hopkins is gearing up for his fight begins sergei covelove in atlantic city november 8th. this is like fighting in his backyard. >> when you have been in a sport and know the craft and understand it, no matter where a ring is at, on this earth, it is my home. >> finally hometown hero mo'ne davis, little league star from south philadelphia, among the stars in los angeles today. is there davis throwing out first pitch at dodgers game. how about this, she even signed autographs for dodgers player in the doug out before the game. she's bigger star then the ball player
ABC
Oct 2, 2014 1:36am EDT
approved by a committee in beijing. in washington secretary of state john kerry told china's foreign minister that the u.s. believes hong kong should have the highest degree of ought ton my. >>> president obama hosted israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu at the the white house but it is what happened afterwards that is raising eyebrows tonight. in a blunt rebuck the obama administration warned that the plans to go ahead with a controversial housing development in east jerusalem would distance israel from even its closest allies and would raise questions about its commitment to seek peace. >>> breast cancer awareness month began today. so for "action news" health check at 11:00 we have proven ways to reduce your risk. watch your weight. as waist line grow so does the chance for developing the diseases specially after menopause. eating well is key but exercise, as well. experts recommend 30 minutes of moderate activity, at least five days a week and strength training twice a week. of course, don't smoke. limit alcohol, to one drink a day. the cancer risk rises the the more you dri
ABC
Dec 7, 2014 9:00am EST
jay roberts jewelers location. >> an earthquake shook southwestern china causing a wall to collapse and kill a 9-year-old boy who was sleeping inside. it hit a rural area last night. it had a magnitude of 5.5. 22 others suffered injuries, many ran out of the homes when the earthquake hit. >> time for accuweather, windy an cold today. >> reporter: windy and cold today, you'll need the umbrella tuesday and it's windy and cold wednesday. let's go live on sky 6. that's a brief description of what to expect the next couple of days. there's the view looking live in cape may. we have a few leftover clouds, a lot of blue, temperatures are blustery. down to 37 in philadelphia. a good 6 or 7 degrees cooler than where we were yesterday at this time. dewpoint falling down to 23. the lower this number is the drier the air is. 272-3489 poconos, allentown, 34. millville, 37. cape may, 39. you factor this and, again, it feels cooler than that. 32 in millville. 23 in wildwood, 26 in atlantic city. it's a cool, blustery morning around the delaware valley as this storm system right here which brought
ABC
Dec 3, 2014 12:00pm EST
her hearing. they say she will do a good job. >>> a robber got greedy when robbing a bank in china. he managed to get $300,000 from a teller but the trouble was the bag was too heavy, the thief struggled to get away with the bag of cash and dragged it down the street and then he tried to hoist it on his motorcycle and police caught up with him and took him into custody. >>> it's a gloomy day and we are looking to see the sun again. karen rogers has accuweather when we come back. >> and spotting sleep apnea, the signs and symptoms look different in children than adults. i'm gonna be really qu. i don't under...i can't hear you through the glass. i'll...be...quick! you'll be quick. that's what you just said? yes. i'm sorry, i can't hear you. we're closed. you know what? okay, that's... hey...sir? i just...okay. [ male announcer ] it's time to bank human again. that's why td bank has the longest hours and even stays open an extra ten minutes for when you run late. td bank. america's most convenient bank. for when you run late. it's about getting to the finish line. in life, it's how yo
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Dec 7, 2014 12:00pm EST
treaty between the audience u.s. and china. this revolution war document was signed by george washington to thank his troops at the end of the battle. the lincoln letter is valued at $40,000. lisa thomas-laurey channel 6 "action news." >> when "action news" continues an update of our top stories. >> plus a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> recapping our top stories on "action news," a serious accident on i-95 south is holding up traffic between routes 291 and 420. the man is critical condition. >>> volunteers are look looking for shane montgomery by handing out flyers at eagles game. he has been missing since thanksgiving. >>> protesters will have a die-in after the game protesting two black men killed by white police officers. >> reporter: if you're heading to the game, bundle up. the eagles get things going around 4:25, the windchills will be in the upper 20s. 39 degrees tomorrow, 46 tuesday, that's the coastal storm, periods of heavy rain, gusty winds, wednesday a few scattered showers possible, it lingers through thursday, spotty showers, 32, friday
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Nov 10, 2014 12:00pm EST
a group picture at the apex summit in beijing. the summit mr. obama announced the u.s. and china will be granting visas for citizens valid up to a decade. >>> someone at brown university slipped a woman at date rape drug. it is believed the woman drank spiked punch. now the university is warning students to be vigilance length and asking anyone with information to come forward. >> anyone should be able to to go and have those fun experiences without having to worry about getting drugged or assaulted. >> the fraternity is responding to the accusations. it sent a letter saying we are confident that in no way did any member of the fraternity engage in or perpetrate such atrocious or criminal behavior. >> there are new confess this noon about when general motors become aware there was a problem with the ignition switches. they ordered new switches before alerting federal safety regulators. the defective switches are linked to 30 deaths and dozens of injuries. >>> sears is trying to raise cash by selling off hundreds of stores and properties. the retailer said the move would again pro
ABC
Jan 4, 2015 9:00am EST
germany. it has a large number of vehicles on board. >>> a massive blaze in china killed five people. the fire is burning in the warehouse section and heavy smoke is visible from outside. investigators are still trying to determine the cause of that fire. >>> north korea has responded to the new sanctions the united states has slapped against the country for the alleged cyber attack against sony pictures. pyongyang has denied any role in the release of the confidential e-mails and files from sony and cooled america of groundlessly stirring up controversies against the country. >> a four-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in a wave pool on a crews ship. the oasis of the sea returned to port in everglades last night to get the child to the hospital. the boy slipped below the surface in the wave pool on the 15th deck. officials say the boy was under water anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes. >> a bystander on the deck noticed the child alerted somebody that was in the wave pool the child was brought out of the wave pool and bystanders began cpr. >> now detectives are
ABC
May 31, 2015 12:00pm EDT
plane journey has begun. it took off from china for a five day five night flight to hawaii across the pacific ocean. the plane is powered only by the sun. the goal, to fly around the world without using a drop of oil, the the journey started in march in ab id abi, to promote energy use. plane is expected to live there back in july. >>> a nine two-year old cancer survivor is trying to break the record for the oldest woman to complete a marathon. harriet comp ton of charlotte north caroline ace running rock and roll marathon in in san diego this morning. this is her 16th time running the race and he has already broken one record. the last year she finished the race in seven hours, seven minutes and 42 seconds beating the previous record for a woman 90 or older by more than an hour and a half. you guys, she plays piano played at carnegie hall three times and she has played old piano songs as she runs. >> all to keep her mind off of the running. >> yes. >> ninety-two. >> amazing. >> i can't even do it and i'm not 92. >> i cannot even run a half marathon. i cannot imagine a full let alone
ABC
Sep 17, 2014 6:00am EDT
issue with strong winds and heavy rains. it struck china yesterday. about 90,000 people were evacuated and dozens of flights canceled. the storm is weakening as it moves through vietnam. it is being blamed for two deaths in the philippines. >> did you know september 17th is one of karen rogers favorite days of the year. >> it is? >> international country music day. >> oh, i do like my country music. >> she does. >> we are singing a sad tune on some of the roadways this morning. not a tune about your lost dog or trailer that burnt down. >> it's not all about that. >> traffic delays in spots. this is 42 by creek road. we're seeing building volume as you head northbound toward 295 and by the way, if you're getting on 295 northbound just north of 42 we are witnessing a new traffic pattern this morning that could slow you down a little bit. mass transit we're on time across-the-board and the amtrak trains are running this morning unlike yesterday between wilmington and d.c. it's not all about that. >> no, also songs about rambling on dirt roads. >> oh, rambling, we love rambling.
ABC
Oct 8, 2014 5:00am EDT
southwestern china crumbling buildings and sending people running for shelter. >> the fire fight out west turns deadly while mandatory evacuations are under way in yosemite national park. karen. >> live on the schuylkill expressway near spring garden, no overnight construction restricterring traffic here. we'll take you to plymouth meeting coming up. >> the new neiman marcus christmas catalog is out. we'll run down some of the lavish gifts a little later in the morning buzz. >> stuff you're never going to get. >> well, maybe. >> ♪ mom says she's gonna at acme's stock up sale. well, if she can get whatever she wants, why can't i? hello, chocolate donuts with sprinkles. it's acme's stock up sale. get delicious deals on the things you love most. green giant frozen vegetables are .79 each. and general mills cereals are only $1.88 each. this is big, people. this is acme. you're in for something fresh. hey mom, you want glazed or chocolate? >> ♪ >> 5:13. taking a live look here. might want to take that bug off the left corner because might want to take that bug now and in particular a-blood
ABC
Nov 12, 2014 4:30am EST
president obama and the president of china announced new agreements that cover military cooperation trade and global warming. the president talked about the global warming deal during a news conference this morning with chinese president. >> i commend the president, his team and the chinese government for the commitment they are making to slow, peak and then reverse the course of china's carbon emissions. >> the president says the new u.s. goal is to cut emissions by 26 to 28 percent by the year 2025. that's up from an earlier goal of 17 percent but china has not agreed to any specific cutting of emissions. it says its goal is for those emissions to peek by 2030. >> check out this sky 6 picture we have from atlantic city, new jersey. fog along the coastline and other areas of south jersey and also in the state of delaware. david will be back with the accuweather forecast and karen rogers, of course, will be telling to us how this is impacting the roads this morning. >>> now for your first look at business. we are at the big board to deliver it to you. a mall near buffalo, new york, is thr
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Aug 12, 2014 11:00pm EDT
. >>> china announced a rare birth of many multiples. three panda cups came into the world. they delayed the birth announcement until they were concern that all three would survive. the triplets are the fourth in the world to be born out the artificial breeding programs. >> tonight's mega million jackpot is $128 million. to win the jackpot you must have the five white balls and the gold mega ball. the first number is 63. followed by 32. up next we have 53. the next number is 16. your final white ball for tuesday evening is 68. now north mega ball, 6. again the winning numbers 63, 32, 53, 16, 68, and 6. hey pal? you ready? can you pick me up at 6:30? ah... (boy) i'm here! i'm here! (cop) too late. i was gone for five minutes! ugh! move it. you're killing me. you know what, dad? i'm good. (dad) it may be quite a while before he's ready, but our subaru legacy will be waiting for him. (vo) the longest-lasting midsize sedan in its class. introducing the all-new subaru legacy. it's not just a sedan. it's a subaru. have you seen tom corbett's ads attacking me... get real. it's tom corbe
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Oct 22, 2014 4:30am EDT
. there are reports that china backed hackers tried to steal passwords and other data. now, some chinese internet users say they are being diverted to an unauthorized web site when they try to sign into their icloud accounts. apple says its own servers have not been compromised. >>> the government expanded its air bag warning to more than 6 million vehicles in the united states. the fear is that the faulty air bags can explode sending shrapnel flying. head to 6abc.com and do a search using the key word air bag to find out if your car is on that list. >>> turning to wall street, stocks extended their recovery from last week. futures are mixed right now. >>> marty mcfly made you dream about in it back to the future two. now a california tech company wants to make it a reality. hendo started a kickstarter campaign to create a hover board. four disk shaped engines create a magnetic field which levitates the board off of a special surface that does not come with this device. hendo is hoping to raise $250,000 to make this product and i'm going to make like a tree and get out of here. erin back
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Nov 9, 2014 11:35pm EST
economic summit and meet with employees at the u.s. embassy in china and in the evening the president of china and this marks the final opportunity to deliver on one goal increase u.s. influence in asia. >> vets ran's day observed today in this community ♪ "action news" was in lower makefield township for the annual veteran's day parade. this year's grand marshall was vietnam vet russel davidson who now commands a local vfw post and after the aprayed he it was time to dedicate veterans monument 7 years in the making. >>en an organization in philadelphia providing a helping hand for programs to young people held annual gala tonight in center city. "action news" was there as the philadelphia club saluted community leeers in education, business and politics. the club which was founded in 194 provides scholarships and supports numerous programs including aid for homeless, high blood pressure and sickle cell disease research. >>> a small army of penn state students were busy across the region raising money forthon a dance marathon that doubles as a massive fundraiser dedicated
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Nov 17, 2014 12:00pm EST
china can cost far less than better known brands. consumer reports included three in recent tests and found they are no bargain. they did not earn high scores for performance and one could have been a counterfeit. here's consumer reporter, nydia han with the details. >> reporter: tires are expensive, most suv truck tires consumer reports recommends cost more than $150 each. so this 95-dollar from china, seemed like a bargain, but when consumer reports put a set of those tires through its standard test they came in at the bottom of the rating. >> these tires did not grip well in snow they were short terms of tread life and made for a rough and noisy ride. >> reporter: even worse, the tires could be fake. api, the u.s. based company stopped using the chinese factor that made the tires three years ago. a letter from the chief operating officer said quote many of our molds went missing, we have no idea who may have made these tires or what they put in them. consumer report bought the tires from tire easy.com. the president said it came from an importer. >> we contacted the importer and se
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Nov 12, 2014 5:30am EST
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Nov 13, 2014 1:36am EST
ship the u.s.s. ross. >>> devil is always in the the details but u.s. and china have come to a ground break ago agreement on climate change. at agreement was a huge surprise coming out of president obama's visit to beijing. the pack would see the the u.s. cut heat trapping emissions by up to 28 percent by 2025, and china would set a target for it emissions peak by 2030. >>> tonight a device the size of the washing machinist sitting on a comet 300 million miles from earth. the european space agency watched the lander drop from the roseta space probe on to the surface of an icy, dusty comet traveling at 41,000 miles an hour. at the moment of touchdown scientists who have been working on this mission for a decade exploded in jubilation, despite some glitches, the lander is in position to send back data from the early moment of the universe. >>> should parent be required to pay for their children's college education? that is a debate taking place right now in camden county where a 21 year-old new jersey girl is suing her parents in family court asking a why to force them to pay for her tu
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Nov 9, 2014 12:00pm EST
neighborhoods in the recent weeks. >>> president obama is on his way to beijing. he will visit china, myanmar and australia. china is hosting the apec summit. the president will hold separate meetings with a number of international leaders. >> the apparent killing of dozens of missing college students in mexico have sparked violent protests. [chanting]. >> the 43 students from a rural teachers college were last seen in september when they were arrested during a differentially. an investigation reveals the mayor of the town may have handed the students over to a local drug gang. that gang killed the students before burning their bodies. protesters this weekend are rallying against mexico corruption and the drug-trade fueled violence that led to the students' deaths. >>> in virginia one person is dead another hospitalized after they were hit by a train over a trestle on a river. 4 to 6 people were high up on the train trestle yesterday afternoon. the freight train saw three of them ass it approached, but unable to stop in time. 21-year-old was killed, 21-year-old woman was airlifted wi
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Aug 5, 2014 11:00pm EDT
knows that. well, did you know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. people are so impatient, right? you know what it is, it's waiting. 10 minutes or 10 hours people don't like waiting. (sheep sounds) you know at comcast, we don't want you to wait at all. with our new xfinity my account app, you can troubleshoot technical issues, request a call back or chat with an expert via twitter. can you wait just a second? hey, can you move please? i hate sheep. introducing the xfinity my account app. ♪ deposit service. >>> eagles jeremy maclin missed practice. he had soreness in his legs. with maclin out there the fans on friday want to catch a glimpse of the rookie. and jordan matthews running like his hair is on fire. who impressed him the most. you guessed it. >> matthews, the rookie, there is a lot of talk about the wide receivers. i am confident this being the best in the class. >> it means a lot. it tells me i have to continue to put the product on the field. i want my pl
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Nov 21, 2014 1:36am EST
dangerous product and building presence in foreign countries including china and forming a team dedicated to minding when sites for recalled projects. >> starting with "good morning america" tomorrow find out why the other efforts are head up and wax brian only's bizarre reaction with the founder of craigslist. meantime we put a full statement open the company at 6abc.com. >> it's stunning to think there's no protocol for publicizing items that are being recalled by companies. consumers rely on us. obviously we don't broadcast every recall ever made. >> right this is eye opening i'm a mom and consumer reporter and i missed that one recall and we have two small kids. >> hundreds of members of boys and girls club and their families enjoyed an early thanksgiving dinner in the city of camden. dinner prepared by volunteers with food doe fated by local restaurants and markets and while this annual diper is a joyous time for everybody it is bittersweet. it was labor of love for club founder susan asbel and sue katz. they along with five others were killed in plane crash last year. >> i
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Jul 2, 2014 5:30am EDT
. last night's missile firings come on the eve of the visit to south korea by china's president. expected to talk about the north's nuclear weapons program. >>> michigan prosecutors could upgrade charges against a soccer player accused of punching a referee because the victim has died. police say a 36-year-old man assaulted john benowitz when the rev threatened to throw the player out of a adult league game on sunday. he died yesterday. friends say the michigan man had been a well respected referee for more than 20 years. >> it is 5:53. a college cheerleader goes on a hunting trip in africa and sparks a firestorm here at >> developing knee details on the conditions of the victims of a food truck explosion. erin o'hearn reports ahead at 6:00 a.m. >> that's just one of our top stories on the 6abc news app. download them right now at the apple and google app stores for safety goggles? this breakfast burrito is exploding with flavor. i think you're getting a little carried away. morning, guys. he knows what's up. does he? both: yeah. i really work with you guys... every day. dunkin'
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May 23, 2015 1:36am EDT
passing u.s. technology secrets to the chinese in kaivrping for academic points in china. a temple spokesman say she is being replaced as chairman of the department of physics. >> pennsylvania did had its biggest job growth since the 19990s. non-farm payrolls grew by 7,000 workers in april. biggest one-month ghaim nearly 20 years and more than a third of the jobs created were in construction followed by education and health services. meanwhile the unemployment rate my stabilize at 5 another 3% after three straight moves of going up. >> aren't any of the whipers in the primary election this week they are four baby their parents looks on for a top the mess he in city hall. that's experts from the states that collected young won and put metal bands around their legs. even though don't see happy about tn's tanking and they will take to the guy, even before they are two months sglold still to come on adds nux tonight after a massive hand young they murdered fashional say could not have committed the crime alone. and bomb shell model station revelation reads to pulling of popular reality
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Jul 2, 2015 11:00pm EDT
had this prior to china game and i think we're peaking at the right moment and i feel confident in our team to go win this thing. >> you can watch the entire interview with carli lloyd on our web site at 6abc.com >> phillies going into extra innings trying to avoid a sweep bit brewers at home. >> all they did was delay inevitable. they went ahead and lost this game. we won't be seeing phillies for a while. brewers game against milwaukee twlooingt home games. harang placed on dl because of foot injury. chad billingsly a shoulder strain kept him out 7 weeks. rough for him. five innings ten hits seven runs six earned and at one point fullys trail and then score three nrunz 7th inning and then pulling the phils win 1. two batters later a single brings him in and great slide by ben to avoid the tag. game tide at 7. lind with 7 rbis this series and phillies 8-7 and losz all four games in the series they'll number atlanta tomorrow. >>> miguel franco has been named national league rookie of the month. fill liz third baseman batted 352 in june 8 home runs and 24 runs batted in and last phil
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Jun 1, 2015 11:00pm EDT
crosses and china and shirts all going on sale online starting later this month. >>> now don't eat fish caught in flooded streets or sewers. that is not a reach, is it? the warning that officials in newark, new jersey are sending out to residents. people are catching carp with nets and umbrellas and bare hands. and it is unclear how the expose you're to things outside of their habitat will affect them. no, this is not a lake or ocean or pond. >> it is a road. >> it is a street. >> and it would be tempted, you fish swimming by you have an umbrella you try to scoop it up for dinner. don't do it. amazing, all of may we barely could buy a rain drop. barely an inch. and we need to turn the faucet off, turn it off and more rain is moving in. and stormtracker live double scan showing the rain continues to fall primarily south of philadelphia. heaviest has been south. as we zoom in we have a batch of moderate rain over philadelphia, and it is moving up north and east. and notice the lightning strikes zero, no thunder or lightning with it. and the heavy evidence and steadiest in south jersey and
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Dec 27, 2014 7:00pm EST
arrangements for him are pending while his family members travel from china. walter. reporting live in the satellite center kenneth moton thanel 6abc news. >> thank you kenneth. officer ramos was remembered as a hero and hard feelingstors new york city mayor linger man fisted when hundreds turned their backs on the mayor. it was a show of protest for what they see ooz deblajo's support for anti-police protestersch the mayor has been condemned to say he fueled anti-law enforcement sentiments ever since officers involved in the death of eric garner were not indicted. they responded with a statement saying his soul fork us is honoring lives of slain officers. >> meanwhile another protests against police brutality began in center city philadelphia. dozens gathered there bore a demonstration followed by a march this afternoon. this is the latest of many protests. sparked by the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. >> and a man is hospitalized in critical condition in the wake of a fire in hunting park this afternoon. the two story home wept newspaper flames at about 4:00 on t
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Apr 26, 2015 12:00pm EDT
. >>> bikes are being called from 2015 that were made in china and taiwan. a quick release level on the front wheel can interfere with the disk brakes. trek said it will replace the lever for free. >> the union can't seem to catch a break we'll have highlights in sports. >> chris has weather when "action news" at noon comes right back. it's a money maker. i mean, i just feel like our children are paying the price for these high stakes tests and their teachers are stressed out about it. so, teachers aren't benefiting. they're not getting information from these tests that are helpful for teaching. kids aren't benefiting because they don't even know what they got right or wrong. they just know that they feel really bad about it. parents aren't benefitting because i don't get any more information about my child. so the only people that could possibly be benefitting from this are corporations who are making the tests and selling the tests. >> the phils are hope to treat their fans to a victory over the braves on this sunny afternoon at citizens bank park. to do it they have to cross the plate more
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Mar 29, 2015 11:30pm EDT
. >> a drug from china called 9 y 1177. >> some vitae name veterans got an overdue tribute. the vietnam vets to honor those men no the 42 anniversary of last u.s. forces to leave vitae name. members observed k-9 veteran day with a visit with two local k-9 teams. >> "action news" was in cherry hill a citizen shoulder had a send-off for their department to cuba. remembers of 378 military police company are headed to guantanamo bay they'll work at 5 to ten detentions and hospital. they are proud of their sons and daughters. they're already looking forward to the return. >> nor than 600 needless jewish fap families all thee need is something at passover. it volunteers with project hope. it is more than 12 0 0 check in. matza and other fish for passover seder. the project hoped 15 years ago with happened full of volunteers. today more than 400 people took sglart still to come on "action news" tonight a new study reveals what many long suggestion inspected about sending time with their children. what researchers found that really count. >> but first it was all "the buzz" around wilmington del
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Sep 5, 2014 5:30am EDT
, did you know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. tom wolf. he'd be a different kind of governor. he served in the peace corps in india. and then got a phd from mit. and as a businessman he gives between 20 and 30 percent of his profits back to his employees. when he served as pennsylvania's secretary of revenue. he turned down the perks. and donated his government salary to charity he refused take a state car, he drove his old jeep instead. can't argue with that. tom wolf. he'd bring a fresh start to pennsylvania. find boy's levi's 511! skinny fit. the latest from rock & republic and kid's fila shoes plus save even more late friday and early saturday find great brands at small prices thursday through sunday find your yes. kohl's. >> >> reporter: welcome back on a friday morning, ready to check the traffic? >> sure. >> reporter: let's look at the maps we have a problem with an overturned truck. it's an accident in overbrook 59th and up land way. it struck a pole and a p
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Sep 4, 2014 5:00am EDT
that. well, did you know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. you mean her? no, it's the spicy smoked sausage sandwich, honey, s-see? it better be. grab a spicy smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. it's the smoked sausage you crave, now spicy! america runs on dunkin'. >> 6 firefighters were hurt battling a huge blaze near harvard university. the fire broke out in boston before 6:00 p.m. last night. two of the injured firefighters were taken to the hospital one for a shoulder injury the other for smoke. two bystanders were hurt, their injuries are said to be minor. >> we have roadwork coming out our ears. so much outside, let's check it out on i-95 southbound near bartram avenue stay with us to your right as you can off the girard point bridge and head toward the airport. on the mass transit, we're getting used to the new scheduleses they debuted on the septa buses and trollies. 10, 11, 13 and 15 are back to normal. don't forget about the new special schedule on the ma
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Oct 22, 2014 5:00am EDT
china and decided to take matters in their own hands. the elevator took the 11 people to the basement. the door went up, there's the brick wall. someone in the elevator had a hammer and started chiseling an opening and a man was able to squeeze through the space to get help. maintenance workers brought the elevator up to the ground floor and let everyone out. >> i have to add hammer to list of things i put in my purse. >> i'm claustrophobic and that freaks me out. >> buy a hammer. >> i need to. a big one. >>> fort washington, no problems right here, the turnpike is fine both ways near willow grove. construction blocking the left lane and center lane. mass transit on time. patco's new schedule this morning with trains running on both tracks over the ben franklin bridge, dave. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan on the big board, karen and we have a bands of rain coming in from the ocean. thunderstorms mainly over by south jersey, occasionally we've seen some of that in and around the upper delaware bay. right now looks like those are diminishing and some of this rain is beginning to pu
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Jun 4, 2015 11:30pm EDT
five people on board were unhurt. >>> it appears that the hackers based in china have broken in to the u.s. government computer networks gaining access to information of four in million federal workers. the department of home land security, and the interior department, say that data from the office of personnel management, and the interior department, has been compromised. the data a would apparently identify workers with varying levels of security clearances. >>> it is one of the most anticipated yearly retail events in the area. the lily pulitzer warehouse sale at the expo center in oaks montgomery county but nobody anticipated what happened tonight. they shut the the doors early and a lot of shoppers were outrage. a "action news" reporter sharrie williams has the story. >> i have never had a problem getting in, the first day of the sale. >> reporter: upset shoppers attending the annual lily pull either warehouse sale wanted answers when they were told that the doors were closing early. >> all these people have been, in back of me or before me, they have not gotten in at all. >>
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