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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon. in the news this noon. a college campus murder. what students are saying about a
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woman found dead near an alumni center. and stray bullets fly into a local home with a large group of people inside. but the big story on "action news" is the presidential campaign coming to town. today bernie sanders and hillary clinton are both making appearances at events in philadelphia. clinton is addressing union leaders at the convention and sanders will hold an event at the university. and on the republican cited cruz scored a major victory in wisconsin. and megan hughes is here to break it all down. >> reporter: keep in mind wisconsin say key battleground state in the general election, so for both frontrunners to lose handily last night raises big questions for both parties. today a recess in the gop race, senator ted cruz trouncing
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donald trump in the primary. >> it's a rallying cry. >> probably setting a stage on the convention floor for delegates. >> either in cleveland together we will win a majority of the delegates and we will beat hillary clinton in november. >> trump allies have threatened to go rogue on the reality tv star even disclosing their hotel rooms. >> i don't care about rules, i go out and campaign and we win. >> and bernie sanders is on a role. wisconsin his sixth win of the last seven contests. >> this campaign is giving energy and enthusiasm to millions of americans. hillary clinton still has the lead in delegates and is fundraising off an interview that sanders did with the new
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york "daily news." where he had trouble explaining how he would execute his policy proposals. the next stop is her home turf of new york. >> i am also with you -- >> even after last night's win bernie sanders is still a long shot. he would need to win 73% of the remaining delegates to secure the nomination. in washington, megan hughes, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. stay tuned for more coverage of the democrats in town. coming up at 12:30, we have details on clinton's speech happening in center city and sanders upcoming rally at temple university. crews broke ground on a new memorial park for the victims of the center city building collapse. construction got underway at 22nd and market where six people died when a building under demolition crashed into a
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salvation army store in 2013. stray bullets flew into a home with 12 people inside including children. the shooter was targeting a man outside of the home on wagner in olney. annie mccormick is live with more. >> reporter: police say that the 911 calls came in after multiple shots were called at 9:30 last night. they said that several shots hit the home with dozens of people inside with children 6 months to 6 years. shell casings littering the outside of the home in the olney section of the city. i man was shot at and ran inside of this ready. 12 people were at home at the time of the shooting, including the youngest a 6-month-old baby. two bullets went through the front of the house and one shattered a window. >> was hit twice and the house
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was hit twice, it appears that this victim or at least the property was the and intended target. >> the shooting victim ran to nearby einstein hospital and was admitted in stable condition. >> this was three blocks from einstein hospital, it turns out that the 24-year-old victim ran three blocks to einstein hospital after being shot. >> we went to the home where the person was shot and the people there did not want to talk to us. it appears that the victim is cooperating at this hour, they don't have a description of the suspect. annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. accuweather now, temperatures are rebounding after another cold morning going live outside sky 6 hd showing us the jersey shore in atlantic city. conditions expected to stay dry throughout the day, for more on that meteorologist, karen rogers, is in for david murphy.
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>> hi sara, we had widespread freeze this morning, a cold start to the day, we dipped to 13 in mt. pocono and 29 in allentown and 29 in philadelphia and atlantic city 22 degrees. that is a new record low for us, the low was 24 set in 182, it's unusually cold. usually we have an overnight low of 41. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we still have the sunshine and you can see the clouds coming in from the north and west season the rain is not all that far behind it. and that will impact us tomorrow, today we have a dry day and the sunshine and we'll see a few more clouds filter in during the afternoon hours but we stay dry today and tomorrow is the wet one. 47 degrees and we rebounded nicely. 44 in allentown and 45 in trenton and 48 in dover, delaware. it's been up and down. something of a spring seesaw. saturday's high 65 and dropped
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down to 47 on sunday and back up to 65 on monday and tuesday dropped down to 45 and today up to 54 we are kind of inching our way closer to average and 54 is your high today well below the normal high of 64 degree, but better than yesterday we'll take it. overnight tonight we stay pretty mild, 47 is the low. we are not talking about freeze warnings or concerns tonight and the issue is that rain is on the way and a shower by dawn. how will it impact your commute? details coming up in just a few minutes. the national champs are back in town and students are back to class at villanova but they are still fooling on top of the world. katherine scott is checking in with nova nation. >> that is right sara, school was canceled yesterday and
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attendance was sparse on monday but students are back to class today. and the ones we spoke to are bursting with nova pride. >> an unforgettable win meant an unforgettable week on campus. players are back from houston where hundreds went to cheer on their wildcats. >> the best moment of my life. >> yesterday villanova stadium was packed as the students welcomed the students back from texas. they wore grins from ear to ear and pieces of the championship net pinned to their clothing. >> we are trying to prove to our teachers that we can take care of people. >> it's nice leading up for the parade. >> as the congratulations come pouring in word is circulating that president obama will call
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jay wright to pass on his well wishes for the victory. >> we are national champions and we should get national recognition. >> they should be at the white house just after the parade. >> that is friday in center city. students aren't just going, they are going early. one group plans to get there at 8:00 a.m. to get a good spot and ready to go. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. lets take a look at that parade route for friday. it kicks off at 20 and and market streets, at 1:00 p.m., it proceeds east along market and ends at dillworth park outside of city hall. the university will pay for the extra services such as added police patrols. >> can you relive the wildcats thrilling ride to the top at we posted dozens of photos of their journey and the triumphant homecoming for the newly crowned
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national champions. coming up a big item checked off a bucket list, coming up at 12:30, an american girl gets her wish to meet pope francis. >> and a fake college in new jersey, a federal agent busted the scam.
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the university of texas in austin is beefing up security after a woman was found murdered on campus. the body was discovered in a creek near the alumni center. police have not identified the woman. sources say she was a ut student. they are doing everything possible to ensure student safety but do not believe there say threat to students. a man's escape from a raining wild fire was captured by a news crew in arizona. a husband and wife storm chasing team pulled up and let the man into their truck just in time. no injuries have been reported. a 9-year-old reporter that
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wrote about a suspected killer in her neighborhood. she got a tip and went to the scene and post aid story on her website orange street and many locals were not happy, they posted negative comments urging her to quote, play with dolls, instead of being a journalist. hildy posted a journalist in response. >> if you want me to stop offering news. have you to go out and do something about it. there is that kid enough for you. >> she has run the orange street news since 2014, she gets help from her sister and father, a former new york "daily news" reporter. federal agents created a fake university in new jersey to help bust people in a visa scam of they had a website and actual address in cran ford, union county but the whole thing was a
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scam. they used it to arrest 22 people. for helping foreign people fraudulently obtain or keep student visas. san francisco is the first in the country to require fully paid leave for moms and dads. the bill forces employers with at least 20 employees to give them six weeks off with pay after the birth of a child. the mayor is expected to sign the legislation but it is not without controversy. small business openers say it's an unfair burden. and two drug companies are abandoning their plan to merge and a cash infusion to fight the zika virus. where the government is getting the money.
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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governor chris christie is in atlantic city as the city's budget crisis continues. christie met with city count executive this morning. he says that atlantic city will run out of money and negative spill over will affect other cities in the state. he plans to introduce new legislation to create benchmarks that the city has to meet. a drug company merger is
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called off. pfizer was going to acquire the botox maker but the $160 billion merger is not happening. they say it makes tax inversion a lot less lucrative. the white house is moving funds to fight the zika virus. $600 million left over to fight the ebola virus will be turned over to fight zika instead. and it will pay for treatment and stop the mosquitos to spread it. some will go to foreign countries where the virus is more rampant. the rising cost of insulin is needed to keep blood levels in check and the prices have
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nearly tripled in the last few years, far out pacing inflation. and other diabetes medication has not. they are not sure what is making insulin so expensive. coming up at 4:00 we'll review what normally pricey products can be bought cheaper this month. and wild birds are attacking neighbors and breaking into houses, how the community plans to fight off the unwanted visitors. accuweather is next at noon. sky 6 hd is looking at center city. karen rogers has your forecast when "action news" comes right back. 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.
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the flyers are continuing their push to the stanley cup, round one tickets are now on sale. they are available on their website or the wells fargo center box office. they have the second highest wild card spot and they face detroit tonight. karen rogers has your accuweather forecast. it felt like ice skating weather this morning. >> people are ready for beach weather. but we are not there yet. lets look at double scan live radar around the area, we are dry and this is not the case tomorrow. we are using double scan to track heavy rain. lets see what it looks like now. chopper 6 hd was out and about flying, what a day for this. our city never looked so pretty. lots of sunshine and since then we see clouds start to pull in from the north and west and how about the current temperature, 47 degrees right now and the dew point 14, very dry atmosphere. the pressure is falling and the
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winds out of the south-southwest. they are starting to pick up a bit at 10 miles per hour. and the ocean temperature 48 degrees, satellite 6 along with action radar showing we are dry right now in philadelphia and we see the clouds pulling in from the north and west and they mix with the sunshine here this afternoon and the rain is not all that far behind. this rain will sweep through and that will impact us for tomorrow. ahead of that we are dry and a few more clouds mixing in this afternoon and then the rain comes our way. lets spell out the day for you the rest of it. we started off cold and the temperatures rebounding better, our high is 54 degrees, that is 10 degrees better than yesterday's high, by 4:00 p.m., 54, by 10:00 mostly cloudy skies and 48 degrees. so in the evening hours, you'll see a few more clouds and not as cold in the overnight hours. tomorrow the rain arrives and we
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watch for that, a high of 61 when this front comes through. i want to show you future tracker 6 you can see the latest model showing it looks dry in the morning commute and maybe a stray shower. this comes in the afternoon, this is a look at 1:00 in the afternoon and look at the pounding rain, a half inch to inch of rain out of this. and even thunderstorms embedded in this, areas of red and orange getting good downpours, despite the mild temperatures, not a good day with the rain coming through and even if your evening drive time is not as heavy, we don't clear out until nighttime. that is what we are looking for and then we advance to friday and a shower in the northwest early on and for the big victory parade are you looking good and dry, partly sunny and a cool breeze, 11:00 a.m. 48 and lunch time 49, by 1:00 we kick off the parade 50 degrees and not bad below average. a gusty breeze though and 3:00
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p.m. 52 to cheer on the villanova victory team. lets look at your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. breezy and 54 degrees for your high and tomorrow rainy with a thunderstorm and 61. friday some sunshine and cooler, 53 degrees for your high, so partly sunny skies for the big parade as well as the philadelphia union gym. on saturday the weekend is really chilly, 45 for your high and we track a couple of periods of rain or wet snow showers. worst case scenario it could snow steadily for a bit. and partly sunny skies with a shower. and then tomorrow warmer with rain, 68 for your high. normally we are at 68 degrees and we are below that a number of days in the seven-day forecast. that milder trend we had last month is out of here. >> just want that one four letter word out of there. >> snow? >> just a little bit. >> thank you karen.
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check out what a group of hunters stumbled upon in florida. they say they took down this 780 pound alligator and one man allowed his son to lay on top of it. that picture is shared over and over again on facebook. some people wonder if it's fake. but the hunters say it's the real thing. >> coming up you may have seen brides to be rocking some beyonce gear and now singer beyonce want its to stop. details on the company behind the products and why janet jackson says her world tour has to be put on hold. next. vo: president obama endorses
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katie mcginty for u.s. senate, calling her "a champion for working families." the 9th of 10 kids, her dad's union pension and social security made all the difference. in pennsylvania, mcginty helped implement
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obamacare and expand coverage. trump and toomey have attacked obamacare and social security. to fight back, president obama wants mcginty in the senate to protect women, families and seniors. vote in the democratic primary, april 26th. mcginty: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in philadelphia looking to drum up support. we are live in center city on the campaign trail. and a low flying bald eagle collides with a truck and the driver makes a brave attempt to save the wounded bird.
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and now the details in the race for the white house. bernie sanders's win in wisconsin gives him a fresh incentive to keep challenging hillary clinton. but he still trails his democratic rival in the delegate count and both are campaigning in philadelphia today. vernon odom is live now in center city where clinton is speaking to the cfo. >> good afternoon hillary clinton just wrapped up her remarks at the pennsylvania convention here in center city. whoever wins the democratic domination they can pretty much count on the union power. hillary clinton came to philadelphia this morning to address pennsylvania's aflcio. she took a drumming in wisconsin


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