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Oct 29, 2015 4:00pm EDT
quote speaker of the of representatives, he replaces john boehner who gave his farewell address before today's election. >>> china is getting rid of
ABC
Oct 20, 2015 4:00pm EDT
company that owns kfc, pizza hut and taco bell is spinning off its operations in china. yum brands announced they will trade at two separate companies, yum brands and yum china, they will work on a franchise agreement and run mostly by a chinese leader team. yum was once involved in moving businesses to china but scandals in food quality has hurt the company in recent years. taking a look at closing numbers on wall street, the dow is down 13 points plus, the nasdaq and s&p also down and the dow snapping a three day gain. >>> amazon plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays thark is a 25% jump from last year. the company says that most of the jobs are in fulfillment and sorting facilities. analysts say that holiday hiring plans to stay flat this year overall and amazon is a sign that more and more people are stay ago way from brick and mortar retail and doing their shopping online. >> adam joseph back now with the details on what to expect. >> the warmth is back and the sunshine is sticking around and around for the next couple of days, looking at double scan live radar and look
ABC
Dec 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
escape in china as part of a road opened up before their eyes. it'll come from my kitchen. the biggest surprise this season won't come from an upset, try our new philly cheesesteak pizza. a large for $12. add a red kettle cookie for $6 and a portion of the proceeds go to the salvation army. better ingredients. better pizza papa john's. hello, again. 4:30. we begin with an important warning. so many parents are putting their infants at risk when they put them tobed. >>> a videographer that was ripping off those getting married. >>> $100,000 turned up in the background of a children's blockbuster. >> we start with breaking news involving bill cosby. the philadelphia native announced he is resigning from the board of trustees. he said i have been proud of any association with temple university. i wanted to do what is in the best interests of university and its students. as a result, i have tendered my resignation. in their own statement they accepted his resignation and thanked dr. cosby for his service to the university. >>> the police have booked a pair of book bandits. this is inside o
ABC
Jan 11, 2017 4:00pm EST
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ABC
Jan 5, 2017 4:00pm EST
basket to haul her to safety. >>> the first freight train linking china and the united kingdom has begun its journey. holding containers including daily necessities bags and suitcases, the train will arrive in london after traveling through russian, poland and france after a 18 day journey. part of the china's president's vision. >>> in health check at 4:00 many people have resolved to be more fit in 2017. but you can be fit in different ways. but the fitness that does the most for your health is aerobic fitness it boosts weight loss and ramps up immune system to keep high blood pressure and diabetes at bay. so aim for those types of activity this year that helps to raise your heart rate and of course keep it up. >>> the biggest waves of the consumer electronic show in las vegas. this is the first wearable smart breast pump and getting the attention of a lot of mommed out there. the company introduce the the willow think a discrete breast pump monitored by a smart phone app. it pumps quiet from a woman's bra and keeps time and monitors the ounces being collected but it's expensive
ABC
Aug 13, 2015 4:00pm EDT
seeing more incredible images from china after the incredible blast from tianjin. at least 12 firefighter are dead and hundreds of others are hurt. marcy gonzales is live. >> reporter: the blast was so big it could be seen from space and now china's president is promising a thorough and transparent investigation into yesterday's disaster. today hundreds of people hospitalized recovering after these massive explosions. one blast after another, in the chinese city of tinjin. dozens of people killed including firefighters that were called to the scene a half hour earlier for a fire in a warehouse storing hazardous material. they and everyone nearby caught off guard, the force of the flames ripping through neighboring homes where migrant workers were asleep. >> look at this absolutely destroyed. >> oh, my god. these are people's homes, this is where they live. devastating damage throughout the major port city, even a mile away, windows left shattered. oh, my god. >> the blast so strong they registered on the richter scale and could be felt and seen for miles. >> we are getting a shock wave th
ABC
Aug 24, 2017 4:00pm EDT
china. buried beneath were life size statues constructed 200,000 years ago that guarded china's emperor. it runs through march 4th. >>> summer is over for one bucks county school. with more classmates than ever before. students and staff were ready to go in bensalem this morning. the first time they are offering grades k to 12 as more grades were added in the next few years, next june they will graduate the first senior class. how about that? bucks county students have plenty of school supplies when they hit the books this fall. they stuffed over 2000 backpacks with pencils, and markers and scissors and tapes. they say that 16% of kids in bucks county struggle to have basic school supplies. >>> coming up certain items you should never pay full price for. we'll rundown the best secondhand buys. and a downside to not getting enough sleep. what scientists discovered between dementia and sleeping. >>> "action news" continues. >> 4:30 and "action news" continues now with the update on the frank rizzo statue, what is the city of philadelphia is asking residents to do before it make a
ABC
Jan 25, 2017 4:00pm EST
committee. there are methods with securing the board without building great wall of china. >> but at the white house sounds literal. to build a large physical barrie southern border. >> mr. spicer says that would impact the flow of drugs, crime and illegaligration and spokesperso maintains it will be paid for by mexico. the folks here at the retreat are expected her teresa may, the prime minister kingdom. andn manning formerly of the national football league. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> john thank you.just to get back to whatntned whether y planned on y expect delaysl be parking and walk resn center beginning at 6:00 intoect alsofying its scheduled to take a closer look at this map and get more details, find it website at >>> now, tohis breaking a look at closingmb nuand after weeks of calls and flirting with the number the dow jones industrial average passed 20,000 for the first time and opened fors first time at 20,000 and closing above 120,000 for the first time. a bullish marquette -- across the board. since the election. t's up moran 1600 points since november>> a
ABC
Aug 27, 2014 4:00pm EDT
. just doing your job. >> finally zoo keepers in china say one of their giant pandas tricked them into thinking she was pregnant in order to get some pampering. last month, the scientists at the breeding center announced to the world that the 6-year-old bear was with cub, and they planned to broadcast the birth live on state television but it turns out she was never pregnant. they started to mimic the behavior of expectant panda moms with extra food and air conditioning. you believe that? that will do it for "action news" at 4:00. >> here are rick williams and plm melissa magee with a look ahead at 5:00. i will believe it. coming up next at 5:00, we are challenging 6 abc viewers to get fit, reporter ali gorman will tell us how to get fit while managing >>> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >>> good evening, we have s and breaking news from berks county where there was a small plane crash an hour and a half ago, you can see the wreckage, just charred rubble. two people are hurt at t
ABC
Jan 8, 2016 4:00pm EST
a time when china's economy has sent global stock markets into a tail spin. most economistings say u.s. consumer spending. take a look at the closing numbers. china still very much rattling this country and wall street in particular the dow off 167 points today, the nasdaq down 46 points, the s & p also off. by the way the dow setting its worst week start to the year -- weak starter to the year since 2011 so very bad start to the year on wall street. >> campbell's soup company says it will label all of its american products to show which ingredients can come from genetically modified organisms. the move makes campbell the first major food company to respond to the growing calls for more transparency about gmo's. the camden based company also says it supports a federal law that would create a single mandatory labeling system for all foods containing gmo's but many other major food companies including pepsi and kellogg have publically opposed that idea. >> all right. it is friday. you made it. almost to the weekend. so, what's the weekend going to look like? >> adam's ready for the w
ABC
Nov 30, 2015 4:00pm EST
. >> plus, an unusual sight on the streets of china. video shows cars seemingly levitating in midair. we unravel the mystery when "action news" continues. >> ♪ it's the holidays. and of course, everyone wants to get online at once. to watch things. buy things. but slow internet makes it hard. that's why it's time to get fios. it has the fastest internet and wifi available. with speeds from 50 to 500 megs. and right now, you'll get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for 79.99 a month online for your first year. and with a 2 year agreement, we'll give you all the premium movie channels for a year. plus, 400 dollars back. so go online or call now. get out of the past. get fios. >> ♪ >> security is extremely high today as president obama and other world leaders attained climate change conference in paris. the goal is to reach global deal to cut carbon emissions. much of the conversation has been overshadowed about the ongoing threat the terrorism. paris is on lockdown during the summit which comes two weeks after the attacks by isis. president obama visited the bataclan theater to pa
ABC
Aug 21, 2015 4:00pm EDT
depends heavily on demand from china fell more than 4 percent today. >>> time now for the accuweather forecast. >> it is friday. so let's do it and we head outside to meteorologist cecily tynan who is in for adam joseph. happy friday. >> hi rick and sharrie. what a gorgeous friday it is. the cold front that brought us flooding rains last note swept out the oppressive humidity and cooled us down a little bit. 87 degrees currently in philadelphia. in allentown 83. reading 82. wilmington 86. trenton 85. and cape may very comfortable with a current temperature of 81 degrees. big difference with the humidity, though. this time yesterday we had dewpoints across most of our area in the mid 70's. that was ultra humid. now the dewpoints are dropping down into the 50's. when you get dewpoints below 60 degrees that's very comfortable with winds out of the northwest our humidity level will continue to drop as we head through the afternoon and the early evening hours. now, satellite6 along with action radar together showing that cold front that brought us flooding rains last night has
ABC
Sep 9, 2016 4:00pm EDT
prompted condemnation from leaders across the world including china which is north korea's only ally. >>> a judge has denied a native american tribe's attempts to stop the construction of a pipeline in north today. the standing rock sioux tribe filed a lawsuit asking the judge to stop the nearly $4 billion project. the oil pipeline would run from north dakota to illinois. thousands have come out to protest this project. they say it threatens the water supply and disrupts sacred native american sites. >> a very significant selloff on wall street today amid fears that the fed may raise interest rates later this month. the dow down almost 395 points today, the worst day for that index since june 24th. >>> the nasdaq falling 133 and a half points, the s & p 500 also down just about 53 points on the day. >>> general motors is recalling approximately 4 million vehicles because of a software defect. the problem is with a computer module that controls air bags on several vehicle models including gmc chevrolet buick and cadillac brand. it go into test mode and if that happens the front air ba
ABC
Sep 19, 2016 4:00pm EDT
smartphones reportedly caught fire in china. chinese news reports say one phone caught fire and another exploded over the weekend but samsung says it investigated the reports and found in battery issues. samsung announced a recall for some phones in china but says the note seven sold in that country uses a different battery. now here in the united states there's been 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage as a result of those fires. >> now here's a look at today's closing numbers as we start the week and the indexes all down today but just marginal moves here. the dow down nearly four points nasdaq nine and a half s & p 500 barely down a point at all today. >> also falling a bit today is the rain. no complaints because we need it. >> we do need it. let's check in with meteorologist adam joseph. >> the garden the lawn extremely happy. this monday we take a look at a gloomy sky ominous looking clouds over center city live on sky6. not releasing much in the way of rain at this hour in philadelphia but still some light showers as you head to the south and east patchy in natur
ABC
Apr 6, 2017 4:00pm EDT
korea and trade on the menu and trump bashed china accusing the chinese of unfair trade practices and president trump tweet that the meeting would be a difficult one. >> meanwhile, the top republican on the house intelligence committee is anounced he would step aside in the probe against russia meddling in the election. he called the allegations false and politically cly motivated. >>> well, a major homecoming celebration for philadelphia's own dawn staly, she is head coach of the south carolina basketball team. they gathered to sell bait her team's first ever ncaa championship. >> reporter: hi sharrie thank is where it all started. 30 years after winning public league championship, dawn staley returns to dobbins where it all started. she gets a hero's homecoming after winning her latest championship. the national championship as head coach of south carolina. >> with the final four net wrapped around her neck, what she calls a netless, dobbins and the city of philadelphia honored 1988 grad dawn staley, days after winning her first national championship for south carolina. >> the peopl
ABC
Mar 12, 2015 4:00pm EDT
or creepy this 1-year-old poodle is trained to walk down the streets of china on his hind legs. he strolls with style too his owner dressed him up in costumes for his daily walks complete with backpack bonnet and scarf. cute or creepy. >> something is not right about that. >> it's kind of creepy i'm going to say it. that does it for "action news" at 4:00, for shirleen allicot and alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm brian taff. we are back tonight for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. lets look ahead at 5:00 now with rick williams and monica malpass. >> just shaking my head, coming up next on "action news" at 5:00 tonight. they set up a review process, fema sets up the review process for flood insurance claims nora muchanic will have the story from ortely beach. adam joseph has the full story coming up next. do you want to know how hard it can be to breathe with copd? it can feel like this. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my airways for a full 24 hours. spiriva helps me breath
ABC
Jun 9, 2014 4:00pm EDT
from china and other asian countries is driving the increase. >>> vettans in south jersey got help finding a job today. the g.i. go fund with a job fair if he mount laurel hotel today. and a chance to meet with employers and support agencies to help themselves transition into life at home. and focusing on helping veterans from iraq and afghanistan. >>> and breaking news out of center city, philadelphia. the scene outside of the union league in philadelphia, a significant protest is underway as we speak. these are labor and school activists holding this protest to coincide for a fund raiisrai for tom corbett. and he is facing a challenge from tom wolf. many activists and leaders are supporting tom wolf and opposed to what they call are governor corbett's education cuts during his time. and it may have traffic complications. >> and we bring in matt pellman with the traffic report -- or autumn, how about that. >> hi brian and shirleen. looking down in center city, there police on the scene guiding traffic around that, but it is not slowing traffic down or blocking traffic at that time
ABC
Jan 20, 2016 4:00pm EST
reacting to the crashing oil market that and concerns over china's economy, the worst start to a year ever for the stock market. the dow is down 11% so far for 2016. >> thank you. >>> michigan governor, rick schneider is asking president barack obama to reconsider his denial for a disaster declaration in flint. they are comparing that water crisis to a flood calling it a natural catastrophe. obama declared an emergency but does not meet the definition of a major disaster. and last night the governor apologized during his state of the state address. >> i'm sorry i let you down. you deserve better. >> protesters that gathered outside the state capital called for schneider to step down. they moved the water to the flint river in order to save money. they are releasing emails. >>> one day after new jersey governor, chris christie, vetoed an aid package to the ailing atlantic city and now they are considering asking the state for permission to file for bankruptcy, the aid package would have helped the city and its eight casinos get back on its feet and today the officials met in trent
ABC
Jan 14, 2015 4:00pm EST
free lunch but only if are you beautiful. a restaurant in central china picks up the tab for the most attractive customers every day. if you think are you beautiful they bring you to a beautiful panel, of plastic surgeons the doctors aretisers in the shop and here is the catch if you don't qualify for the free lunch, they offer you advice on plastic surgery to consider. maybe if you get it and go back, you get the free lunch but the 50 people that are pretty enough get the free lunch. >> are they offering anything for therapy after that. >> it's not catching on. >> lets get another check of the roads right now. matt pellman is in the traffic center. you'll get a free dinner there. >> i'm not chancing it i'm not going that restaurant the next time i'm over there. i said 95 and it got worse because the truck broke down close to allegheny avenue you see the disabled trailer blocking the left lane and penndot pulled up to the scene and three lanes getting by and northbound causing heavy delays now on 95 from the vine street expressway this afternoon. it's a normal afternoon on the sc
ABC
Jul 17, 2014 4:00pm EDT
first class job and our transportation system lags behind other countries. china is doing more germany is doing more. >> he chastised congress for not doing more. he borrowed a line from delaware governor, jack markell, a few months of funding doesn't cut it, jack says to call this is a band-aid an insult to a band-aid. the president brought a desk along to sign a memo that will allow local governments to federal money for infrastructure deals of their own. >> we are taking steps of our own hoping that congress actually does something. >> now, prior to his stop here in wilmington, the president took a brief side trip to a local eatery, a landmark here, on 202, the charcoal pit, he stopped by and had a meet and greet with folks, the thinking here is that the recommendation came from vice president, joe biden, said to be a favorite of the charcoal pit. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> john thank you. >>> turning our focus once again overseas, more breaking news, the israeli military confirms it has launched a ground operation in gaza, after a temporary cease fire just fi
ABC
Feb 16, 2017 4:00pm EST
child not once but twice in china. before you see this you should know they are both okay. they were knocked off a sloping road by a reversing jeep and they survived the nine foot fall and then the jeep came tumbling down nearly on top om and the woman managed to pull the child out of the way and scoot out of the way. >>> scientists are on the verge of being able to predict which children may be diagnosed with autism months before they show symptoms, using brain scans teams found that's followeds the outside of the brain changed faster between 6 and 1 months for children later diagnosed with autism and that the brain volume of these children grew faster between one and two years old and typically developing children. the scientists focused on high risk infants would be siblings with autism. >>> and we start with an unusual edict from a judge in new york. stop having kids. it's all the work of this judge. judge patricia gal her, she officially ordered a drug addicted mother of four not to get pregnant again. to improve the woman's chance ofs getting help and getting her family back to
ABC
Jan 8, 2015 4:00pm EST
the china kitchen at dupont highway. someone shot him in the chest multiple times. >> a military veteran died this morning after his house caught fire in philadelphia. the fire broke out at 1:30 this morning on the 1800 block of roseland street. they found lee fletcher on the floor and they rushed him to the hospital where he died a short time later. they don't know how the fire started the house had working smoke detecters. >>> in less than an hour friends and family of shane montgomery will come to see good-bye. his body arrived in manayunk for his viewing, his body was found in the schuylkill river last weekend. the 21-year-old westchester university student was missing since thanksgiving and police say his death was an accident and his funeral is scheduled for tomorrow. >>> construction on a new inchange will begin eventually. >> they committed $35 million to connect the turnpike with the extension in montgomery county. the project began with an idea in 1999, it will put a new connecter in valley forge and the money is now committed and construction is expected to begin until
ABC
Feb 17, 2015 4:00pm EST
. coffee consumption is growing in india and china and latin america and it will likely push the prices higher and higher. >> many people try lots of ways to lose weight fad diets and exercise and even pills but a new study suggests that fiber may be the key monica malpass is live in the newsroom with more. >> that is right many folks that try to lose weight thinks it's tedious calorie counter or avoiding a list of forbidden foods but it could be as easy as adding fiber they suggest taking in 30 grams of fiber a day and coming up in health check ali gorman will tell us about hundreds of people that were overweight benefitted from making the fiber change and why it's so powerful. we'll have that later on "action news" at 5:00. >> thank you monica. >>> a tv reporter thought she was going to cover a valentine's day love story but had no idea she was the star, coworkers told shannon handy about a violinist, who played to someone in a chair on valentine's day. and she sat down in the chair. >> i have a question for you -- >> i want to you be my wife and marry me. >> the two have been dating
ABC
Apr 9, 2015 4:00pm EDT
furniture and china and look at all the kids stuff from clothes to stuffed animals to cars. >> a lot of it requires us to do legal work to find out what stuff is worth. they typically tell things for what they believe the price would be. a couch would be somewhere around $150 here is the info, it's happening tomorrow from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and saturday from 9:00 am until 6:00 p.m. it's river road in newcastle delaware delaware, we have the informational 6abc.com. >> that will do it for "action news." we are back tonight for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. "action news" at 5:00 is coming up n. >>> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >>> he was caught on camera killing an unarmed map, now the video of the officer, michael slager and his high school years in seasonal. rick is off now more on the police officer charged with murder. >> we know he graduated from lenape high school in medford and the man that recorded the deadly shooting is talking about what he saw. ch
ABC
Sep 1, 2015 4:00pm EDT
china. the dow down again today. >>> amazon is scaling back one of its most popular perks, amazon prime members get free two day shipping and now amazon is testing something called shop by region, it lets merchants decide how far their items will ship, that means it may not be free if it's coming from farther away. but not all bad news for prime customers, it will let members download movies and tv shows to watch off line free of charge. >>> don't be alarmed. the super popular pop band, one direction is performing at lincoln financial field. one member of the group took social media by storm, when he popped into a local pizza place last night. >> at first beth from the corner pizza shop in villanova says he didn't realize who she was serving. >> he said that is harry stiles and i was like who is harry stiles. >> i think i would have had the same reaction. >> i found out quickly who he was. >> people started to pose for selfies, a crowd quickly gathered outside of the shop and we spoke with students that say that word spread like wild fire. >> someone came running into our dorm and
ABC
Apr 29, 2015 4:00pm EDT
found that they were bringing in laminate flooring from china, that had high levels of formaldehyde. they posted a loss for the first quarter this year. >>> it's a troubleshooters case that is sure to get people talking about what is fair when it comes to company policies. >> this traumatic accident prevented a local woman from jetting to florida for a family vacation. >> i thank god i am here. >> this local mom always lost her life but the airline won't let her use her tickets for a later date, find out why. an "action news" troubleshooters case with an ending you may not expect. >>> well, today you may have noticed people out walking during their lunch break near center city, not because it's so nice out but this is national walk at lunch day rittenhouse square and blue cross but shield hosted this the point is to show people that it is easy to fit regular exercise into their otherwise busy schedules and lifestyles. get out there and get walking. >> perfect timing on their part. >> give people a reason. you don't need a reason. now more on the exclusive accuweather forecast. a one
ABC
Aug 26, 2015 4:00pm EDT
breath and there was good news out of the gate, despite china's impact on the global economy, the dow soared after the opening bell, a similar story yesterday but tuesday's rally did not last and they closed sharply lower, but 619 points up on the dow, and 191 points up on the nasdaq and the s&p 500 up 72 points. european markets held steady after the big gains. lets hope that the trend continues. >>> as of today we are just one month away from the pope's visit to philadelphia and city leaders gave us their update. this was trying to get everyone excited for the event. annie mccormick is live in fairmount. have you the details just released today. >> brian, that is right. it felt like a papal pep rally, a lot of businesses in fair mown will remain open, and today's press conference was about city leaders urging businesses and people to participate in the papal weekend. >> pope francis' arrival in philadelphia is just one month from today. >> one month! >> world meeting of families organizers urged business owners to stay open during the papal weekend and the week leading up to it. the
ABC
Jan 7, 2016 4:00pm EST
about china devaluing the yen sent stocks into a nose dive down 400 points and the dow closing 392 points down, the nasdaq off 146 and the nasdaq said to be increase and the s&p 500 off 47 points on the day, the dow's worst start to the year since 2008. >>> frontier airlines is adding flights to 10 cities this spring, austin texas, cincinnati, cleveland, milwaukee, nashville, raleigh durham and saint augustine, florida. the only non-stop flight right now is from american airlines thank is expected to make it cheaper for anyone looking to fly there. >>> yahoo! is looking to make another round of cuts, they could eliminate 10% of their workforce about 1,000 people. they are deciding which departments will be affected. and it's coming as a widespread reorganization, aimed at turning it around, yahoo! shares fell 35% in the last year. >>> the power ball jackpot is now the largest of any game in history, no one hit all the numbers in last night's drawing and now the prize has climbed to $700 million, that has people dreaming big. >> i run away to an island, that is it. i buy an island a
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Jul 21, 2014 4:00pm EDT
disney channel forming at the state fair. mclean showing china ann in the picture, staring in "ant farm" and forms with her sisters. and the concert is free in harrington tonight. and today is food mind hunger relief day. and bring in a canned good and get one free gate admission. >>> and ahead, turn the tables on the telemarketers. why the calls are an opportunity for cash. you want to find out about that. >>> and fitness brand break down. and testing popular brands to see if they live up to the promise. what you learned may save you money. >>> and the viral video. why this dog is so determined to shower this girl with gifts. >>> and adam with the full be >> well there's good news about florida's later sinkhole. the tavern has stabilized enough to be filled with concrete. four homes had to be evacuated when it opened up near tampa this weekend. the crater 50 miles away from a town where a man was swallowed up while sleeping last year. fortunately nobody further in this incident. >>> an option that used to only exist in parent anticipates wildest dreams. if you buy one the sienna m
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Aug 8, 2014 4:00pm EDT
world peace. the former nba star going to china, joining what new team and changing his name yet again. from now on world peace, born ron artest, will be referred to as the panda's friend. signing a contract with the blue whales and they hope to be home to the pandas. >> does it take it on the back of the jersey? >> i guess so. >>> and out side pat penns landing. and melissa magee with the seven-day forecast including the >> meteorologist melissa magee along now, as far as the summer days go they don't come much better than this. >> this is really nice and unusual for august. usually 90s on the board, but it doesn't look like that into the weekend, too. and outside, the action cam outside, down in atlantic city to see the back bays there as we look at some of the casinos there in atlantic city. and you can see the boats in the foreground. comfortable conditions whether you are inland or at the shore. it looks like comfortable trend will continue for the start of the weekend. as we look at the accuweather live line-up, stormtracker 6 live double scan radar, not a lot to share with
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Apr 22, 2015 4:00pm EDT
promote healthier lifestyles for families. >>> construction workers in china came upon fossilized dinosaur eggs. those eggs will now be sent to a lab to researchers can figure out which species they belong to. >> still ahead here today save the planet while saving money tips to go green on this earth day. >>> plus, a south jersey mom thought she was checking out her son's car but it was actually for her. you don't want to miss her reaction when she learned she was getting a new car for the first time in decades. why innovate for a future without accidents? why do any of it? why do all of it? because if it matters to you it's everything to us. the xc60 crossover. from volvo. lease the well-equipped volvo xc60 today. visit your local volvo showroom for details. [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going. it's also about the going home. and being connected all along the way. whether you're working or recharging do business travel on your terms. acela. take off. [leaves rustling] are you day dreaming? hmm? yeah. about a luxury tree house? mmm hmm. with lookout dec
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Nov 10, 2014 4:00pm EST
in china. one guy will remain solo despite a pricey tech-savvy marriage proposal that has gone viral. it is because it was a total bust. a young computer programmer popped the question using 99 iphones arranged on the floor in the shape of a heart. she said no. the phones costs him $82,000, two year's salary. he has siri times 100. plus those 99 now. you asked four spouse or your bestie do these jeans make my rather look big? if you want the real honest truth there is an app for that. you pose your questions and fashion users cast their votes. the honest verdict come from fashion advisers that you never met. the app has 50 how to user worldwide. they call it the facebook of social fashion networking. >> this is adorable. toddlers dressed grandmas and grandpas. a little makeup and a lot of photo editing. i love this one here. there is one guy that looks serious in his suspenders. we love the purse, little lady. i hope you have hard candy and tissues in there. that is what the grandmas put in their bags. >>> for the boys, little old peep i love it. >>> i am stuck on that poor guy
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Oct 28, 2014 4:00pm EDT
doesn't usually look like this. china's tabletop tennis championship when over the top by kicking and throwing his shirt to the crowd. he just took the title by winning the germany world cup. but after his excessive celebration, he was stripped of his winnings, he apologized saying in part, i am under a great deal of press >>> all right meteorologist, melissa magee is in for adam joseph, i'll say that adam picked a fine day to be out of here. >> i think he had a clue what the weather would be today. >> we are tracking changes on the way and then it gets much colder at the end of week. here is the picture outside, everybody was buzzing about the weather today, it's gorgeous and we have flowers there on this tuesday afternoon. and plenty of sun for all to enjoy. as we look at the accuweather live lineup, we'll pop out the weather window and can you see on the stormtracker 6 live double scan it's dry and quiet in much of the delaware and lehigh valleys, no precipitation until the middle of the work week tomorrow. 76 in philadelphia, a good 13 degrees where we normally be for this afterno
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Aug 31, 2016 4:00pm EDT
going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. >>> "action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >>> hello again 4:30 now and details about a new jersey doctor under arrest for allegations that one of its patients is making against him. >>> and philadelphia fathers call for peace in the city on the heels of another shoot that injured a child. the strong message to others straight ahead. >> later in big talkers the power of community. countless community members rally around a bucks county native giving him and his fiance the wedding of their dreams. >>> but first, commercial flights from the united states to cuba are reality. it was 50 years since a u.s. airlines landed in the company. a packed jetblue flight from ft. lauderdale touched down today in santa clara. we are live w
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Apr 20, 2016 4:00pm EDT
comincoming. >>> big talkers now. this one for good reason comes from china. rival construction companies had an all out demolition derby in the middle of a busy street. the witnesses recorded this bulldozer brawl at least six vehicles were involved in this, the operators rammed each other with their buckets, one toppling over in the midst of the chaos and one arrived on the scene and stopped the fight that injured two driver, they say all of this started with an argument competing for business. now they will likely be out of business. >>> finally, she may dress like a princess, make no mistake this 3-year-old from ambler. it turns out led zeppelin is her favorite ban after a few cords ♪ ♪ >> doctor. >> how about -- ♪ ♪ >> right -- >> is that incredible. that is lily there, putting every name that tune contest an to shame. her dad matthew says she got her love of rock 'n roll from him. and fell in love with led accident lynn when she was 2 tender years old. lily is identify the song and she can absolutely rock out to them as well. >> looks fun at that house. >> what a cool girl. >>> l
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Apr 5, 2016 4:00pm EDT
russian president, vladimir putin and relatives of leaders in china and britain and pakistan. >>> a controversial religious freedom bill is now law in mississippi governor bill bryant signed it allowing churches and religious organizations using their beliefs to refuse service to gay couples. it protects anyone opposed to same sex marriage and it has drawn backlash from gay rights group saying it will allow discrimination. >>> police in claymont is alooking for a teenager who tried to rob a bank. tynesia passed a note to the teller to give her cash and they say she tried to rob a pnc on newcastle on friday and a wsf branch in newark. >>> a new donation will make sure more local families have access to healthy food. philabundance is receiving a $15,000 feeding america grant through 6 abc and our parent company disney, that money will help distribute fresh and local fruits and vegetables to people in the delaware valley and the donation is part of disney's share the joy campaign to help fight hunger. 6 abc president, and general manager, bernie prazenica stopped by to help make this a
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Sep 27, 2016 4:00pm EDT
moment. about the email breach into the democratic convention. >> could be russia or china or someone sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds. okay? >> if you ask the candidates who won? donald trump tweeting the number one trend on twitter is hashtag trump won. and then follows it up by, thank you. one the top trending in philadelphia as well. and from clinton this photo on twitter, all smiles with the capps, when have you a really, really good night. hashtag -- she won. >> we leave it up to you guys to decide. >> it was an eventful night no matter how you slice it thank you. >>> we know that young voters could play a critical vote in this election if they vote. today philadelphia city leaders are making sure they do. blondell reynolds brown talked to teens about voting, it was part of a school initiative encouraging anyone that will be 18 by election day to register to vote. in pennsylvania you have until october 11th and delaware october 15th and october 18th in the state of new jersey. we brought you the debate live on 6abc.com and can you head there right now to watch
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Mar 27, 2017 4:00pm EDT
appendicitis with antibiotics not surgery is safe. a university in china says that in cases where the appendix has not ruptured antibiotics had a 90 percent success rate. now it failed in cases where the entrance to the appendix was blocked. those kids later went on to surgery. >> ♪ >> big talkers now and we start with a heartbreaking and very unusual case out of virginia. a man claims he shot his dog to end her suffering and now he is facing animal cruelty charges. let's rewind. michael whelan says his dog 15-year-old ali had been suffering for a terminal disease for about a year. last month the dog started having seizures so whelan says he shot her toly put her out of her misery. he then buried her on the beach. authorities say this is not a legal form of euthanasia. whelan defends his decision. >> euthanize her myself. i have a small hand -- a small caliber handgun and i thought this will be painless it will be instantaneous and i broke down. it was the most painful emotional thing i had ever done. >> he's expected to face animal abuse and dumping charges in june. >>> prom. b
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Feb 22, 2016 4:00pm EST
cancer cases per 100,000 people. the laminate in question was made in china and has high levels of formaldehye. lumber liquidators says it stopped selling that flooring back in may. >>> meantime the oscars are just days away but the stars have been working for weeks to get red carpet ready bodies. hollywood trainer jeanette jenkins says her clients like pink and alicia keys work out an average of two hours a day for three to six weeks before oscar night. >> we hit everything. we do cardio, we do sculpting and then we kind of take everything up a level. >> okay. but because most gowns show bear shoulders, jenkins' workouts emphasize arm and upper body exercises as well. she says the roll and fly is a celebrity favorite and it really works. jenkins also has clients cut their sugar consumption by cutting out processed foods and sweets and she preaches confidence, love your body and hold your head up high. >> ♪ >> here at the big board with the big talkers now it's a social media horror story every parent needs to see and take note of. a mom from connecticut is sharing her story afte
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Feb 20, 2015 4:00pm EST
fake i.d.'s and police say they were mailed here from china. well, coming up tonight at 5:00 find out if the students involved are being charged and why officials say this criminal activity may seem minimal but it is serious and can even be dangerous for students. >>> also coming up at 5:00 tonight we'll continue our coverage of the brutal cold outside. our health check reporter ali gorman will tell how to check for frost bite and hypothermia. it's ahead at 5 o'clock. until then back to the studio and brian. see you. >> important advice at 5:00. rick thanks very much. >>> bobby knight of course is legend among college basketball coaches with a temperas famous as his talent. that temper was on full display last night as the former coach called the smu temple game live on espn. >> hey, sit down, boy. hey -- hey either take my seat and let me sit there or sit down. >> yeah, that was the coach turned commentator letting a spectator have it for blocking his view of the game. bobby knight joined espn as a college basketball analyst in 2008 after 45 years of coaching but we can at least say
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Feb 10, 2017 4:00pm EST
what he calls a very, very good conversation with the president of china that they are in the process of getting along very well and that will also benefit our country's relationship with japan. sharrie. >> okay, alicia. >>> part of a heavily traveled bucks county road is still shut down 20 hours after a crash happened there. easton road going northbound is closed at oxford drive while crews clean up 4,000 gallons of spilled gas. it came from a fuel tanker that collided with a pickup truck in warrington last night. dozens of people were moved to an emergency shelter after their homes were evacuated. and they were not allowed to return home until 3:00 in the morning. >> speaking of going home, let's check our "action news" traffic report on a friday night. >> let's go live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hey, matt. >> hi, guys. >> happy friday. >> same to you. everybody wants to get home quickly on a friday but i'm not sure that's going to happen. we've got some complications along the way rick and sharrie. here on the vine street expressway westbound side extra bac
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May 13, 2016 4:00pm EDT
also down 17 and a half points. >>> apple is making a huge investment in the future of china. ceo tim cook says the company is spending a billion dollars on that country's version of uber. cook will visit beijing later this month but apple hasn't confirmed that trip. app spell coming off one of its worst quarters in recent history mostly due to declining iphone sales. >> tonight at 11:00 "action news" troubleshooter nydia han is helping you save money on your medical bills. here's a preview of her special report. >> asking one question could save you hundreds even thousands of dollars on your healthcare. bob the barber learned that so did david shafer isn't it was fantastic to have that weight lifted off your shoulders. >> the "action news" troubleshooters got a lop to reduce this couple's bill by $3,600. we also got a big refund from this local barber's insurance company. now we're helping you before you overpay. preventing pricey procedures tonight on be channel6 "action news" at 11:00. >> here at the big board now and philadelphia film talent is on fire right now at the cannes film
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Apr 17, 2015 4:00pm EDT
in europe for the country's if this future and new trading regulations in china sparked worry for asians investors. >>> bad news in pennsylvania as well. the state's unemployment rate went up in march. that's the third straight month it has race 10. according to the state department of labor the unemployment rate hit 5.3 percent in march that's up a tenth of a percent from february. officials say the number of jobs dropped and the number of job seekers went up in march. the most jobs were lost in the education and health services sectors. construction showed the biggest gains. >> a man pleaded not guilty in ohio today after he was charged with supporting terrorism and supporting a terrorist group. the fbi claims he disappeared on his way from ohio to greece on a one way ticket last year. they say on a layover in turkey he just disappeared into syria and joined a branch of al-qaeda. >> mr. mohammed had plans to and did travel to syria. he received terrorism training there on weapons combat and tactics. his intent for the united states was to kill americans. >> authorities say they
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Jun 19, 2015 4:00pm EDT
job cuts. the company says sales are slower than expected particularly in china. as a result, the pennsylvania chocolate maker says it will eliminate 300 jobs by the end of the year. the company says it still expects sales to grow between four and 5 percent but that's lower than its previous estimate of six to 7 percent. >>> and not so sweet of a closing day on wall street taking a look at the closing numbers there for you the dow jones dropping 101 points, the nasdaq 15 points down and the s & p 500 also losing 11 points on the day. >> an all day radio on that is under way to help men and women who risk their lives for our country. it is the annual 102.9 donation drive to help veterans with jobs meals and housing. wmgk host john debella is running the show from the national constitution center. since 6:00 this morning he has been urging listeners to contribute. you can donate for another hour and 40 minutes or so until 6:00 p.m. tonight. proceeds benefit philadelphia veterans multi service center a terrific effort. >> time for the accuweather forecast this friday. >> absolutely.
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Sep 23, 2016 4:00pm EDT
beijing opera performance and a dragon dance. the festival is at the china friendship gate at 10. >>> and arch streets. on sunday there's the brazilian day vest -- festival at penn's landing and the annual chestnut hill fall for the arts festival is taking place on sunday from 11:00 to 5:00 all along germantown avenue. >> and there's more. the when it her wash company he is giving away free travel size kits containing their all over wash, the two in one champ shampoo and the face and body bar, also. and k-mart is giving away a free emoji mini notebook and pencils to kids ages 12 and under. so also mark your calendars for next thursday. here we go. it's national coffee day and you can get a free small coffee he and rick a free doughnut. >> all right. >> of course you can get more information on all these freebies on our web site 6abc.com. >> just one doughnut. >> just one. your workout cannot encompass two doughnuts. >> i'm allowed to each one. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 for brian taff rick williams adam joseph i'm sharrie williams. join me along with brian adam and ducis
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Apr 25, 2016 4:00pm EDT
road in eastern china. just minutes before that hole opened up the police officer was examining cracks in the pavement just unbelievable timing here. he was then able to divert traffic around the area so fortunately because of his hacks no one was injured. >> the search continues for the suspects or suspect that killed eight family members in their rural ohio community. according to investigators three marijuana grow operations were discovered at three of the homes. however, police won't say if the deaths are linked to a drug operation. but the pike county sheriff says the family was definitely targeted. he was also warning the victims' relatives to arm themselves. >> ♪ >> all right, on health check at 4:00 today fighting bed bugs might be getting a little bit easier. a new study found that the insects are at tracted to certain colors. turns out they like dark red and black. but they're less interested in dazzling white or bright yellow. now why does this matter? researchers say sunny colored suitcases can help prevents bed bugs from hitching a ride on your luggage and so ther
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Dec 9, 2015 4:00pm EST
others were rescued. >>> now they will build a car in china for the first time ever, general motorss will start selling the buick envision, the crossover suv was designed in the united states but built in china, gm cars are popular in china the the auto maker sells cars here than they do at home. but critics are blasting the move saying that cheaper chinese labor could lead to more jobs in the united states, a down day on the stocks today, the dow down 75 points and the nasdaq down 75 as well and the s&p 500 down nearly 16 points. >>> a popular soda from the 90s is making a limit the come back, pepsi is holding a contest tomorrow and friday through its app, the company will reward six-packs of crystal pepsi to 13,000 winners. the drichk debuted in 1992, and was pulled from the market two years later, and despite the short shelf life crystal pepsi has a loyal following. no word if it will lead to a permanent return. >> i remember it not being popular but everything old is new again. >> speaking of popular, star wars, guess what the wait is almost over, the force awakens hits theaters
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Mar 2, 2016 4:00pm EST
want to break the bank to get one, we put mass threat -- and it's a scary surreal video from china of a toddler falling out of the back of a minivan and we'll tell you how this happened and how the little guy is doing today. ♪ trading-in or selling your car, truck or suv? webuyanycar.com takes the hassle out of selling in just 3 easy steps. one, get your free online valuation. two, drive to your local car buying center. and three, walk out with your check in as little as 30 minutes ! so don't wait...get your free online valuation now at webuyanycar.com. ♪find out how much your car is worth at webuyanycar.com♪ >>> from our delaware newsroom one man is dead after speeding away from police in newcastle county this morning. the police said he ended up crashing on coleman street in newport, he was speeding and didn't have his headlights on and they originally tried to pull him over because the car he was driving was reported stolen. >>> pennsylvania senate candidate john featherman campaigned in center city. they caught up with him at the down home diner. he is running against kat
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May 22, 2015 4:00pm EDT
with offering u.s. secrets to china for his own benefit. xiaoxing xi stepped down as chair of the the first sits department following his area left. prosecutors say he planned to share highly classified technical data with kline in. in return he allegedly sought prestigious appointments in his home country. wendy saltzman will break down the charges in a live report at 94:30 today. >> from our delaware news room hazmat crews are working at a home in new castle where three people went to the hospital at three different times this week. a 79-year-old woman went to christiana hospital on tuesday where she decide died a short time later. well then the next day a 79-year-old man and a 58-year-old man both went to the hospital at separate times from the very same house. they're both in critical condition. crews from several state agencies took samples today to try to find out if something made them sick and if anyone else is in danger. >> a firefighter was rushed to the hospital after he was injured battling a fire in camden. the two alarmer erupted in the former raffle's plumbing busin
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Dec 7, 2015 4:00pm EST
changes in china when "action news" at 4:00 and continues. >> ♪ plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape. it's the best gift ever. now during the ford holiday sales event get 0% financing for 60 months plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on select vehicles. see your local ford dealer. it's the holidays. which means a house full of people -- who all want to get online. so it's the perfect time for verizon fios. it has the fastest internet and wifi available. with speeds from 50 to 500 megs. and right now, you'll get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for 79.99 a month online for your first year. and with a 2 year agreement, we'll give you all the premium movie channels for a year. plus, 400 dollars back. so go online or call now. get out of the past. get fios. >> ♪ >> today illinois prosecutors released dashcam video of a different incident involving a white chicago police officer shooting and killing a young black man. the state's attorney says she will not be charging the officer who fired at 25-year-old ronald johnson back in 2014. johnson's
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