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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. rick will be on a little bit later and we begin with breaking news at noon, chopper 6 hd is live over an industrial facility where a person is reportedly
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trapped under a bale of paper. this is in wissinoming. firefighters got the call in the last 15 minutes, it's not clear what led up to the accident. stay with channel 6 "action news" for updates on air and online at we are also following the expanded manhunt for terrorists in belgium. police believe that two bombers survived the explosion. they are trying to identify one from the metro and one from the airport. an active search is underway for both suspects from the attacks. >> reporter: hi sara there are added check points and security in belgium as we learn that police are searching for at least two suspects. >> today the manhunt in belgium expanding and police looking for a man from the maalbeek subway
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station just before the deadly attack. and authorities trying to find this believed to have escaped. and they left behind essential clues. people find what appears to be a suicide note on a laptop in a garbage can, saying he was no longer knowing what to do, in a bad situation and if he did not act immediately he would be in a prison cell like him. they believe it's a reference to salah abdeslam. one of the suspects finally captured last week. police believe that abdeslam's arrest may have caused the terror cell to panic and accelerate the attacks leaving 31 people dead including sebastian bell who was injured and spoke to abc news.
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>> remember seeing an explosion and the whole time i was just telling myself i'm going to make it, i'll make it. >> and today mourning for those that didn't make it and waiting for word on the missing. >> want to know if he is okay. >> now questions about why at least one of the bombers was not closely monitored after turkey's president confirmed he was detained on the syrian border identified as a terrorist fighter and deported back to europe. marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news." two major operations are underway to push isis out of key cities in iraq and syria. in iraq a long awaited effort to recaptu recaptu recapture mosul has begun. in syria government forces and russian air strikes to trying to
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recapture palmyra. and a facebook video causing anger in new jersey and across the internet. it shows a grown man relentlessly beating a child. annie mccormick is live now with the latest from there. >> reporter: sara police are thanking the public for bringing this video to their attention and they say they are in contact with both people seen in the video. they set up videos for the alleged beater and now asking for the person who took the video to come forward. this video is very graphic. >> west depford police believe this disturbing video is a hoax. in it an adult man believed to be an mma fight err is beating a juvenile. the viral video was posted on social media after they received
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a barrage of phone calls out of concern. they believe the video was shot in january and they are in contact with the man and juvenile. they are not related and not contacted to each other. >> we would like to speak to everybody involved. police say it has taken on a life of its own. the public is called for an immediate arrest. >> if the public would give us time and let us do our investigation and if it's deemed that charges should be signed. we'll sign the charges but we want to do a thorough investigation. >> and many are posting violent threats towards the aggressor and posting his parents address where he no longer lives. >> lets take it easy or take the law into your own hands, and do something we may have to charge you with. >> on top of the threats posted.
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there are some fake accounts posted. including one of the alleged aggressor saying he was going to kill himself. they say he is safe. and that the juvenile is okay, he is safe and he didn't sustain any major injuries. reporting live in west depford, new jersey, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a murder investigation is underway in kensington. a person was shot and killed before 2:00 this morning and at least 13 shots were fired on in kensington. it was a rough morning commute for drivers in delaware, their cars were hit by an axle that fell off the back of a trash truck on i-95 northbound in newport and one driver was injured. several lanes were shut down as police cleaned up the mess. now to accuweather on a
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beautiful spring thursday, sky 6 hd showing us penn's landing it's sunny and warm in the region. david murphy is tracking the mild conditions. >> it will get milder this afternoon as we head in through most of the region. it's easy to see swa in play here. we have precipitation off to the north and this is in association with the warm front and an area of low pressure west of chicago ain cold front triggering showers to the north and west and this is moving to the east but won't get here with shower related activity until the wee hours of the morning and into tomorrow's commute. we have the typical flow of air from the southwest and bunching a lot of warm air up into our region. there is a counter flow that is actually trying to push down to the north and meeting in between here so the south and central parts of the region will get milder than points to the north and east.
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and along the shore we have an issue with the wind direction. currently 58 in philadelphia, we are getting close to 60, warmer than we were earlier this morning. 59 in wilmington and allentown is up into the upper 50s and trenton 55 and notice the winds are coming up from the south, the warm direction but a little bit of a flow coming in off the ocean with the other flow trying to come down off the areas to our north and you can sort of see it here. what is happening is we are winding up with a frontal boundary popping through the north and eastern sections of the region and i think we'll get mild in philadelphia but some of these areas cooler and with that flow coming off the cool ocean water, areas down at the shore also probably stuck in the 60s. what are we looking at in terms of temperatures, if we can break through with the milder air we expect 72 in philadelphia and 58 the overnight low well above
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average and the cooler temperatures off to the north and east of philadelphia. we have another mild day for you tomorrow and as i mentioned we'll transition overnight into a wetter profile for the morning. and we'll look at the easter weekend. the villanova wildcats are just hours away from the match-up with the miami hurricanes. all week the cats are saying they have their sights set behind is the sweet 16. >> our goal is first to win and get to the sweet 16 and that is it, no we want to win the whole tournament. >> we start one game at a time with this miami team but eventually if we can play our game we can get there. >> tonight's game tips off at 7:so and jeff skversky is in louisville to cover the wildcats, look for his live reports later today here on 6
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abc. still ahead on "action news" at noon, a fugitive flight attendant arrested for trying to smuggle cocaine through security and new details on her frantic escape through the airport. and president obama and first lady, michelle obama hit the dance floor in arm teen a.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by tom wolf, ed rendell and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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new dash-cam video show two police officers rescuing a woman from a fiery crash. >> ma'am can you hear me? >> can you come this way? officers pulled up to the scene and began breaking the cars with a baton and managed to free the woman and pull her from the burning wreckage. one of the officers suffered minor burns. an announcement about the debris recovered in mozambique, officials say it's highly likely is came from the malaysian airline flight 370, it adds support to the theory that the plane crashed into the indian ocean. more legislators passed a
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bill banning people from bathrooms that do not match the gender on their birth certificates. the state's republican controlled general assembly took the action after city leaders in charlotte approved a broad anti-discrimination effort. they allowed people to use restrooms based on their gender identity and civil liberties groups are now fighting back. the future of a jetblue flight attendant is free after trying to smuggle 70 pounds of cocaine through airplane security. marcia reynolds was pulled aside for a random screening, she ditched her gucci heels and ran the wrong way on an escalator and they later found the drugs in her luggage and was arrested across the country yesterday in
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new york. agents found a drug trafficking tunnel that starts in mexico and ends at a home in california. they are using it to move millions of dollars of marijuana for months. >> this was constructed last year for the sole purpose of hiding this tunnel. president obama's visit to argentina continues today following a bit of fun last night. >> wow the president and the first lady did the tango during a state dinner, they were coaxed on to the dance floor. first, a way for older americans a way to jump back into the air force, a way for local seniors who want to find a new job. coming up next.
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senior citizens that decide to reenter the workforce have problems finding a job but there say program that can help. >> reporter: julia williams is a dietary aid in the kitchen of
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the senior center in philadelphia. she spent her career as a certified nursing assistant for the school district. >> after retiring -- >> i sat home and did nothing. i had to get up and get out. she went to the mayor's office of aging running a program called the senior employment program. >> they put me in the kitchen. something i wanted to do, i wanted my own restaurant or place or whatever, this was good. >> good for the senior center too, the center pairs trainees with nonprofits and agencies that need the extra help. >> we have a staff of six people so having the three or four additional people we receive from the mayor is a boost. >> they are paid minimum wage. >> they are learning new things in the workplace that they
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probably never experienced ever before. most like julia are hired for permanent positions after their training is complete. >> i have strength and no aches and pains because i'm constantly moving it makes me feel alive. >> we posted the information on our website at of aging. tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." health check this noon. you know that spring allergy as rived earlier with this warmer weather. doctors from the cleveland clinic say they are higher in the morning between 5:00 and 10:00 a.m. and if you do go outside switch to oversized sun glasses to give your eyes more protection, you can shower after you get home to get rid of pollen grains that might be sticking to your hair. "action news" is working on news stories tonight at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is here with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at
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4:00, the brother of a deadly hit and run victim is begging for help to find the driver responsible. we have an update and new surveillance pictures to show you at 4:00. and in big talkers tinder gets into politics, forget finding your match, they are trying to match you up with a presidential candidate. you can take us with you on the go, if you have not downloaded the 6 abc app, you can watch us on your smart phone or tablet. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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developing drugs to fight deadly diseases. as a scientist, i know there's more that washington can do to help families. i'm running for congress to protect planned parenthood funding so more women get cancer screenings and treatment... to pass a ban on fracking in the delaware river basin to preserve our clean water, and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message. david is back with a check of the accuweather forecast, and what is shaping up to be a gorgeous spring day. >> lots of sunshine out there, and stormtracker 6 live double scan shows you that you are dry and that old expression where you come up roses, we are coming up cherries on "action news" at
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noon. this is a cherry blossom branch in full bloom in cherry hill new jersey, on cherry lane. how do you like them apples? 58 degrees currently in philadelphia. a pretty picture and the bright blue sky behind the blossoms, down the shore it's cloudier and north and east getting cloudier eventually. winds out of the east-northeast at 8 miles per hour. not all that strong now. numbers at noon 57 degrees and 58 in reading and 59 in wilmington down to the south a couple of spots millville and dover are tapping into the southerly flow and getting well into the 60s in spots and cooler in places like cape may and the airport in atlantic city. you get inland and you get milder. a little issue with the numbers in the north and eastern areas, outside of the city it may stay
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cooler. sunshine and cloud cover trying to filter in up north, this is the big batch of clouds by pittsburgh that come in late today and tonight. future tracker 6 showing you between now and up to 4:30, notice we get up close to 70 degrees in philadelphia and dover and generally warmer in this yellow shaded area. cooler down the shore as i mentioned because of that flow coming in off the ocean. what is going on up here in trenton and allentown and lakehurst where you are only at 52, a back door front that tries to push down and bring a little cooler air into the northern and eastern suburbs and you may only see the low to mid-60s while in philadelphia, low 70s is possible. clouds in the lehigh valley and allentown 65 and the farther toward bethlehem and easton maybe cooler. 62 at the shore and sun and clouds and cool conditions there, and 72 in philadelphia, if we can keep the flow coming
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in off the south enough and keep the sunshine in play like we have had most of the day, i think 72 is not out of the question, winds southeast 10 to 20 miles per hour and like yesterday a little breezy, the evening commute looks okay. 70 at 4:00 and 69 at 6:00 not bad and 7:00, 67 degrees and more cloud cover popping up into the afternoon. the overnight low is 58 degrees under mainly cloudy skies and overnight we look for sprinkles and rain drops and future tracker 6 showing you most of that holds off during the morning commute and not as wet during the afternoon tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a nice high of 72 in philadelphia today ain lot cooler down the shore and a little bit cooler to the north and east and finally cool air comes in for the weekend and sunshine on saturday and a high of 62 and easter sunday looking
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really good, a high of 65, partly sunny and nice. if you have sunrise service plans, probably 40 in the city at sunrise and monday looks unsettled with a shower or thunderstorm around. 63 and cooler and breezy on tuesday and bouncing back wednesday afternoon. >> thank you david. students in south jersey are traveling back in time today. fifth graders in van zandt elementary school are celebrating colonial day participating in colonial activists and looking the part. there is much more in the next half hour of "action news" at noon. donald trump takes another shot at ted cruz's wife. and we'll catch up with the lead ac stes of the new show the catch. we'll give you a sneak peek inside of the show.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again, here is the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. march madness descends on philadelphia, college basketball fans flock to the wells fargo center for the sweet 16, how the city is welcoming them to town. and donald trump takes another shot at ted cruz's wife and how cruz is fighting back. and the jurors in the hulk
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hogan trial speak out. why they awarded him more than $100 million in a leaked sex tape. and teams are arriving in philadelphia for two key games in the naacp tournament. "action news" reporter john rawlins live at the wells fargo center with more now. >> reporter: hi sara, well fans of the badgers and the tar heels and fighting irish and hoosiers are coming into philadelphia over the next day or so, they are in day for the tourist and hospitality folks here they hope they will spend spend spend somewhere between $12 million and $18 million. early arriving naacp fans for open practices, noon until 4:00 wisconsin. notre dame, carolina and indiana will


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