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making news in america this morning, winning in wisconsin. ted cruz complicating donald trump's path to the nomination and bernie sanders extending his streak with another victory as hillary clinton setting her sights on trump. >> i wish he'd get out of one of his towers and actually walk the streets. >> the primary move prove be to go a game changer with the highlights and analysis. fast-moving wildfires and the rescue caught on camera. more spring snow on the move and record-breaking cold settling in. caught on camera, a driver refusing to stop for police when he suddenly loses control. and fourpeat, the connecticut huskies capping another perfect season with a nom daominating performance.
we say good wednesday morning and the game changer in wisconsin inching the gop closer to a contested convention. ted cruz easily sailed to a victory calling it a turning point and picked up the lion's share of the state's republican delegates and it triggered a biting statement from the donald trump calling him a trojan horse. >> that accused cruz of being used by party bosses to steal the nomination from trump. abc's tom llamas has the latest from milwaukee where cruz gave his victory speech late last night. good morning, tom. >> reporter: excitement and jubilation here at the senator ted cruz watch party in milwaukee, wisconsin. a huge night for the texas senator and huge loss for donald trump. with this victory cruz makes the argument that he can take this race possibly all the way to the convention floor. >> either before cleveland or at
the convention in cleveland, together we will win a majority of the delegates and together we will beat hillary clinton in november. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: now, donald trump said he had felt good about wisconsin, he had campaigned very hard in the last few days. here in this midwest battleground state. >> the people of wisconsin are amazing. they want to see strong voters and want their jobs to stay here and don't want other countries taking their jobs and manufacturing. >> reporter: he said there would be a surprise but there was no surprise. cruz won like the pre-election polls said. the message he has for donald trump is not his message but the message of the wisconsin voters that this race is far from over. kendis and reena, back to you. > all right, tom, thank you. well, to the democrats now and bernie sanders continuing his winning streak with what was a decisive victory in wisconsin. >> sanders rode the wave of momentum with overwhelming support from white voters under the age of 45. he won in virtually every
country across the state. but hillary clinton is still far ahead in overall delegates and already moved on to her home state of new york. with more here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: a big win for bernie sanders. >> this great state is part of the political revolution. thank you all very much. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but hillary clinton hundreds of miles from wisconsin ignoring the primary race there, her sights set on new york and donald trump. >> i wish he'd get out of one of his towers and actually walk the streets and spend time with the people of this city. [ cheers and applause ] because peddling, peddling prejudice and paranoia is not the new york way. >> reporter: if clinton loses wisconsin, it would mean she's lost six of the last seven contests. but well ahead in delegates she's focused on trashing trump. >> i just don't understand what
he thinks is the role of somebody running for president. i don't think it is to scapegoat people, divide people. >> reporter: but clinton's potential wisconsin defeat is a chance for bernie sanders to showcase his staying power. >> this campaign is giving energy and enthusiasm to millions of americans. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and now this race is all about new york. hillary clinton campaigned here and her husband bill clinton was campaigning in the state, as well, and he told voters this race psychologically is all about new york now. cecilia vega, abc news, brooklyn. >> thank you, cecilia. exit polls show nearly nine out of ten democrats identified sanders as honest and trustworthy while 57 said the same about hillary clinton. >> trump did poorly looking for candidates who share their values and rick klein takes a look at what it means going forward. rick, good morning. >> reporter: reena and kendis, a sweeping victory for ted cruz in wisconsin makes a contested
convention on the republican side more likely than ever. by far the biggest loss that donald trump has suffered in a big battleground state, a state he thought he had an opportunity to win. it throws the republican nomination into some sort of chaos. donald trump now with a narrower path than ever to getting a majority of delegates and ted cruz mostly benefiting from being what he was not, namely donald trump and beginning to coalesce the republican party. that gives him big momentum heading into the second half of the voting calendar over the next two months. on the democratic side bernie sanders' win in wisconsin gives him his biggest winning streak so far out of the cycle. six out of the last seven have gone for bernie sanders despiting the delegate lead that hillary clinton has. nothing changes much in the math. hillary clinton remains the strong front-runner. but a message being delivered by democratic voters that they are simply not happy with the choice that they're being offered in hillary clinton. bernie sanders now getting himself some momentum going into a critical two-week stretch, the new york primary, a home game for both donald trump and for
hillary clinton coming up in two weeks' time. that could determine 9 course of the rest. the nomination but for now at least for last night do have the two front-runners suffer this kind of defeat, this kind of humbling at the hands of their main opponents is quite surprising. reena and kendis. >> our thanks to rick. our coverage of the wisconsin primary isn't over. coming up full analysis on "good morning america." but we move on to another political battle that is brewing this morning in alabama. the governor is vowing to fight efforts to force him from office over a sex scandal. even some of robert bentley's longtime supporters have joined an impeachment drive. he admits he made sexually suggestive comments to a former aide awe denied a fair and called it grandstands and vows to defend himself. overseas the prime minister of iceland appears to be the first victim of the panama paper scandal stepping aside for unspecified amount of time. that move comes amid protests of
his use of an offshore money for money while iceland's economy was in crisis. word of that deal was part of a massive document leak by a law firm in panama. iceland's leaders says he's done nothing wrong, a wildfire is raining out of control and more than a dozen hopes on the prairie have been evacuated. or in the path of the blaze. along with a chemical plant they believe it starred when a downed line began to spark. overnight the fire has stopped moving. stalled by a river. the blaze nearly claimed the life as a horrifying tv crew watched. watch as the road grader becomes stuck in a burning field. the fire moving closer and closer. the operator flees just before it goes up in flames and the news group drives him to a safer location. >> close cow. turning to the weather. another arctic blast and record cold in the east and northeast.
looking it he radar snow moving through the midwest, up to 6 inches expected in the duluth area and a heavy band of rain right now moving through the hearthand. well, the uconn huskies are the champions of women's college basketball for a fourth consecutive year. >> and rolled over syracuse, the final score, 82-51. it was their 75th consecutive win and 151st victory in the last four years. and it's the 11th time that coach geno auriemma has led a title winning team. that's a new ncaa record. more on the amazing feat later in this half hour. well, still ahead, the new announcement from the nfl about a new place to watch games. plus, happening now, a murder investigation on a major college campus. a young woman found dead, the new details just coming in. caught on camera. a police chase with a violent ending.
this road rage battle between a car and a motorcycle nearly ended in tragedy. they cut each other off, drove in oncoming traffic and shouted at each other at more than 90 miles an hour. both drivers filed complaints with police who are now investigating. states across the south are seeing fierce backlash due to new laws seen as anti-gay. in mississippi a new law allows businesses and government workers to refuse service to gays based on their religious beliefs. that's brought heavy criticism from lgbt and major companies. 9 governor there refused to sign a similar law there. a controversial nblg income law has cost the state a major business deal.
paypal announced yesterday it canceled a planned expansion which would have created 400 jobs. among other things it requires that people use the bathrooms which correspond to their sex at birth. paypal says it believes in equality for all. major pharmaceutical merger might be off after criticism from the president and presidential candidates. pfizer planned to take over allergan that makes botox and make its headquarters in ireland where corporate tacks are lower. the proposed merger was criticized by president obama, donald trump, hillary clinton, as well as bernie sanders. you'll soon be able to follow the nfl on twitter. with no 140-character limit. it will be live streaming thursday night football games, nfl commissioner roger goodell made the announcement on twitter, of course, twitter reportedly beat out amazon and verizon for the rights even though they offered more money. >> times are changing.
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's wednesday, april 6th. gunfire rings out in philadelphia's olney section. a man is shot and bullets pepper a home with adults and children inside. we're live on the scene of that investigation. atlantic city council members have an important vote today. they'll pick up the measure to keep city government running after it runs out of money friday. villanova wildcats back home this morning and they're getting are ready for a championship parade. it also feels a lot more like february than april out here. karen rogers has the latest on freeze warnings from action weather. "action news" is up next. >> ♪ well, as we mentioned the uconn women's basketball team won its fourth straight title. >> and with plenty of records to
their credit the magnitude of their accomplishment surely must be admired. diane macedo has the details. >> it goes to connecticut for the fourth year in a row. >> reporter: this morning the uconn huskies have a long list of things to celebrate. for starters the team is now the first in division 1 women's basketball to secure four consecutive ncaa titles. >> went out with a bang. s that a it. no more. >> reporter: the game also marks coach geno auriemma's 11th national championship, the most ever for any coach in the history of all college basketball. >> it's one thing to play against a great player but to try to beat a really good team that's playing well together, that's difficult to do. >> reporter: and, boy, did the huskies prove that last night. >> for three. >> reporter: the team had a 27-point halftime lead and hardly let up the rest of the way. final score, uconn, 82, syracuse, 51. the victory seniors breanna stewart, moriah jefferson and morgan tuck celebrated with a special ceremony of their own.
>> i knight breanna stewart and moriah jefferson as the great uconn basketball players. >> reporter: since the three joined the team the huskies have never lost in the ncaa tournament going 24-0 and overall they have now won 75 straight games. it's the greatest four-season stretch of any team in american sports ever. syracuse head coach quintin hillsman said his team clearly had trouble competing with that. >> the trouble comes from uconn because they're a great basketball team and they really move the ball. >> reporter: still syracuse did have a surprising fan in the arena. breanna stewart, uconn star player actually grew up in syracuse watching syracuse basketball and said ending her college career facing her hometown team was like coming full circle. >> one interesting detail. >> she beat them. >> she beat them but, hey, these are people she looks up to. >> that's what's making news in
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> googood morning everyone its 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday, april 6th. >> developing overnight philadelphia police are investigating the gunfire that sent bullets into a home that was filled with people. >> princeton university offers compromise over calls for more diversity and sensitivity at the ivy league school. >> the national champs villanova wildcats are getting ready for a victory parade after a jubilant homecoming celebration. >> and it's once again another cold start. let's turn now to karen rogers in for dave murphy and matt pelman with traffic. >> good morning. we're starting once again with a freeze warning.