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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon rick williams is on assignment in the news investigators have found the cause of a morning house fire that injured four people in
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delaware. and a debate boycott will go on tonight without donald trump. but the big story is another arrest sparked by another arrest on social media in delaware county. this time a man it accused of threatening the police department. annie mccormick has the full story. >> reporter: according to police, 23-year-old david millborn allegedly made the threat to police after the arrest of a teenager and made threats not only to the police department but to her school. and in an affidavit he admitted to making the threats. this is video of the suspect from several years ago talking to "action news" about a new curfew in center city. >> if he had the curfew, the
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violence could stop. >> reporter: and yesterday he wrote tell those stupid chester cops they better worry about their families getting murder. this was in response to the tuesday night social media post threatening to shoot up chester area schools. in that case the 17-year-old african-american female wrote all blacks must die. and the account included an arian nation symbol and was arrested by fbi and local authorities at her friend's house where she was sleeping over. >> her aunt says she is a good kid -- >> she would not have acted out. she never held a gun in her hand, she is not a bad child
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just made the wrong decision. >> and as for the comment targeting blacks, her aunt had this to say. >> she saw what was in the news and thought i would add what she has been seeing. >> and according to her aunt they say the two are friends on facebook. you cannot hide behind your key board but they are not releasing the name of the 17-year-old because she is not being charged as an adult. annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." information from our delaware newsroom, four people were injured in a house fire sparked by a burning candle. it broke out on the 100 block of berry drive in hockessin, firefighters say it sparked from candles. two men and two women were taken
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to christiana hospital with minor injuries. some school districts had to cancel classes for a fourth straight dax the allentown school district is closed again today and all school activities are canceled. the reading school district is also closed today and tomorrow. officials intended to reopen and the storm left many roads unsafe for students and staff to get there. >> going live outside sky 6 hd showing us penn's landing on a sunny afternoon. temperatures climb back into the 40s and get a check of the accuweather forecast, with david murphy at the "action news" big board. >> you saw the sun on the stormtracker 6 live double scan, and the massive clouds on the south and high cloud cover from the west filtering in and will continue to do so this afternoon but should be high and thin enough to keep us under the sun. 41 degrees, a nice bounce back
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following a cold morning where some of us got down to the 20s and teens, 33 in allentown and 38 in trenton and 43 in sea isle city. and winds in the single digits and some cases still calm. we don't have to deal with the particularly strong windchill. if you have plans to get outdoors and maybe you are a golfer and the driving range is open. not much wind out there, 40 by 4:00 and up to 43 in most neighborhoods. 42 in philadelphia. the overnight low getting down to 30 and perhaps a refreeze on tap tonight. when i come back we'll talk about that and the big picture is a warm-up coming up sunday afternoon. just ahead on accuweather. >> i like it thank you. as the big melt continues stay with to know what is coming next you'll find constantly updated forecast and
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storm track live radar. at this hour, the so-called affluenza teen is back on his way to the united states a month after being captured in mexico. couch and his mother fled the country after he missed a mandatory checkin with his probation officer, he infamous ly avoided jail time for a drunk driving crash that killed four in 2013. donald trump will be a no show at the republican debate. it's playing out just before the iowa caucuses. kenneth moton is reporting from washington. >> reporter: one thing is for sure donald trump will not be at the debate but will still own and dominate the media cycle. >> i get on the stage a number of months ago and i got an
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unfair question from somebody but we don't talk about that. >> instead the gop frontrunner talked about it on the o'reilly factor. >> very 0 respect for megan kelly. >> reporter: trump wants megan kelly out. >> an eye for an eye you can look at it that way. >> bill are you taking it -- >> no no no -- >> trump's biggest rival in iowa ted cruz is demanding he debate him one-on-one. i don't think he is afraid megan kelly or me, i think he is afraid of the people in iowa. and hillary clinton and bernie sanders are at a statistical tie after the last poll. >> the energy, the enthusiasm, the momentum is with us. >> the signs of momentum for
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sanders can be seen throughout iowa. the clinton campaign is watching, i think if they let bernie sanders win iowa he will win new hampshire and then this race resets and it's in a different territory than they thought. >> trump has a dueling event in iowa tonight, a fundraiser to help veterans. reporting in washington, kenneth moton, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. as we told you rick is on assignment today because he is traveling to iowa right now, to cover the caucuses. watch for his first live report from des moines tonight on "action news" at 11:00. still to come on "action news" at noon, the world health organization calls an emergency media to address the mosquito born virus linked to birth defe defects.
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officials in california have little doubt that the three fugitives that broke out of a maximum security prison had help
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in their escape. the men used tools to get into and out of the prison's ventilation tunnels and repelled down the building with sheets. the tools could not have been makeshift, they are confident that they had help from the outside already five people were arrested in connection but none of them are the fugitives. now the national health organization says that the zika virus is spreading at an explosive rate. they are deciding if it should be treated as a global emergency, the last time was the ebola outbreak in east africa. the disease is linked to brain defects in babies. and they are expected to approve a multimillion plan to address the drinking water in flint, residents are dealing
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with a spike in led in their water supply it would allocate an additional $3 million for bottles water and filters. davis collected donations for the town and drove through the blizzard last week to hand deliver them. and north korea may be preparing to launch another rocket. u.s. officials have seen increased movement of personnel and equipment to a launching station. a japanese intelligence source believes that north korea could be preparing for a missile launch. john kerry called for new measures to punish the north for the last month. this is the anniversary of the booster engine failing and
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causing it to break apart 70 seconds after launch. now today's day of remembrance pays tribute to the crews of apollo one and space shuttle columbia. more than 40,000 counter fit hover boards are in custody, they came from china and they have labelling that identifies samsung as the battery maker but that is fake along with the battery chargers. the makers of the counterfeit hover boards are flooding the market to cash in on demand. >> it's taking advantage of the u.s. demand to purchase these hover boards. so safety was down. >> they are banned on several city transit systems and airplanes due to the fire
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devry university is fighting back against deceptive anniversary. they have four locations. they advertise that 90% of students find jobs in their field within six months of graduating but a federal trade commission says the ads are mid leading. two big facebook stories today. the company made more than $5 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time ever and they are looking to alternatives to the like button, five new emotions will be added soon, they include angry, sad and love. facebook is testing the reactions outside of the u.s. for months now. older couples are splitting
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up at an alarming rate. tamala edwards has more in the art of aging. >> mary ann ended her marriage more than a year ago and was challenging emotionally, physically and financially. >> are you not sure what you are doing, what step do i take first? what do i take second? you are alone and retired and living on social security. >> she planned for the move on sought professional counsel. lawyers say that it can be tricky couples have been together for 30 or 40 years. >> there are health considerations or retirement considerations. >> a client says i am getting divorces but i already wrote my will how do i protect my assets? >> and when seniors are looking
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to collect spousal support it gets complicated. >> the spouse may not be capable of that anymore. >> women are more independent. >> more people at my age are starting to realize you don't have to put up with the stuff that women did years ago, can you be your own person. >> mary ann says it wasn't easy, she had to survive a full year on social security and savings until court ordered spousal support came through and now she is back on her feet and feeling stronger and more confident. >> i'm going to get a part-time job or do volunteer work now, help someone else. >> can you find the link for help on our website at of aging. tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." >> the "action news" team is working on news stories for tonight beginning at 4:00. lets check in with alicia vitarelli with a look ahead.
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>> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 a story that may make you think twice before you go to the grocery store. so many of those foods labeled natural may not be what they seem. and barbie gets a major makeover, after years of scrutiny the doll has a brand new body, she comes in curvy, tall and pet ease and that is not all, see the changes ahead for america's doll coming up in big talkers. take us with you on the go if you have not downloaded the 6 abc news app, you can watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. she comes with all different hair shades now. >> yellow hair? we'll talk about it later. accuweather is coming up when we come right back.
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david here now with a check of the accuweather forecast. we continue to warm up and the snow is disappearing. >> it continues to melt sara, making nice inroads on that snow, take a look at stormtracker 6 live double scan we are looking at no precipitation and as we take a look outside, down around wilmington, delaware, a tribute to andrew wyatt there. he painted old farm houses and the brown colors you see in the foreground they were prominent and that is an appropriate spot for that right? and it's also sunny and cool but a better day than a couple of days ago. 41 in philadelphia winds out of the southwest at 8, as strong as we have seen in philadelphia all day. and 41 in philadelphia and 38 in
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wilmington and in fact much of the northern tier still in the 30s and then down south toward the shore and the airport in atlantic city up to 45 degrees. lots of sunshine on the way today and clouds to the west are high and thin enough if they make a run at us it will still probably be a sun and clouds mix. dress appropriately because there is light winds. some sun and clouds in the lehigh valley. 37 is the high there. and the shore getting up to 45 degrees at the water and sun and clouds and not very windy at the shore either. we go for a high of 43 with sunny and chilly conditions. winds are light 5 to 10 miles per hour. better if the winds are stronger in the winter. no weather related problems. 40 degrees by 4:00, dropping down from a high of 43, down to the 30s by 5:00 and we'll
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probably be in a position to melt some snow and clouds building in the overnight hours and then more clouds continue to roll in and still cold but not as cold as this morning. 30 is your overnight low in philadelphia and some suburbs in the mid-20s cold enough to refreeze some melting snow. some icy patches tomorrow and tomorrow a high of 40 in the afternoon and we are looking at the chance of spotty snowflakes wrapping around the departing low pressure and you see that on the model and the future tracker 6 is consistent with brings these in in the morning and afternoon. as some of these get to the south they change to rain. it looks like light nuisance stuff and quick hitting. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. today's high is 43, sun mixing with clouds and clouds getting
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thicker during the day. light winds not bad on a winter afternoon. otherwise clouds and sun and 41. high of 39 on saturday. the winds just turn around from the south and we start to improve turning milder on sunday afternoon, 46 there and a shower possible and we can take that with a high of 52, 50 on tuesday with rain likely arriving at night and wednesday looks to be a day that could see periods of rain, who cares 56 degrees. we get cooler, a shot at mid-40s on thursday. >> not a bad stretch. >> there is more ahead in the next half our on "action news" at noon, a police chief is being hailed a hero showing him pulling a man from a burning car and the latest and greatest from automobiles coming to philadelphia. those stories and more next.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist, a "action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again rick williams is on assignment. here are the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. a 73-year-old new jersey woman is found dead in her home and a family member has disappeared. more arrests are made in connection with a standoff at a
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wildlife refuge in oregon and the leader issues a new message. and movie star meets the leader of the catholic church why leonardo dicaprio was at the vatican today. and a murder investigation is underway after a woman is found dead in her home. they are looking for a member of her family and asking for your help in finding her. nora h rchanic is live with the latest. >> reporter: the family member they are looking for is the icictim's daughter-in-law, both lived in the house behind me, they are not calling her a suspect but want to speak to her about what happened inside of this east windsor home that left an elderly woman bludgeoned to death. >> they are looking for this woman in connection with the death of her mother-in-law whose body was found in the first


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