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jersey. within the last 30 minutes authorities captured an escaped prison after nearly a week on the run. chopper 6 hd was overhead as police surrounded arthur buckle on the side of the garden state parkway in ocean county. annie mccormick is live in lacy township with details on the arrest. annie. >> reporter: sarah, we want to take you back to the dramatic video of the capture, authorities have been waiting for almost a week. you can see right there, after 11:00 a.m., the activity started to pick up, around double trouble state park and officers got out of the park and headed toward the parkway after receiving word that escapee arthur buckle was nearby on the parkway. you can see the escaped inmate in custody after he was capture near mill mark 76. he was taken into custody without incident not far from where he was spotted late sunday
night at the forked river rest stop. in fact a tenth of a mile away. late sunday there was surveillance video that showed buckle inside. state police say through family members he was planning surrender at the stop and never followed through and took off sometime last night. tactical and k89 -- k-9 flooded the area. schools remained open, but all outside activities were cancel. he escaped last tuesday from the ancora unit bayside state prison in camden county. buckle is a dangerous man serving a sentence for aggravated assault and drugs and burglary, but he served 14 years in prison for killing a 10-month-old child. now back out here live, the department of corrections we are told is the main agency, they
are getting assistance by new jersey state police, and the agencies, multiple agencies, multiple local townships assisting them, along with local marshalls. it is not clear if he will go back to the facility he was taken from or needs to be taken somewhere else to be processed. we need to get more information from authorities. we know that the man on the run for a week is back in custody. reporting live in lacey township, new jersey, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. thank four that. new jersey lottery officials revealed more information about a powerball ticket worth $429 million sold at a trenton 7-eleven. the winner or winners have yet to come forward. nora muchanic live outside the store with the latest. hey, nora. >> reporter: hey sara that winner is unknown, lottery officials say the ticket was
purchased they 7-eleven on chamber street tuesday 5:20 p.m., but the winner has not come forward. in the meantime there's a party atmosphere at the store where local and national press descend hoping to find the winner. everybody is excited they are like i'm bummed they expect their tickets they are not the winner, but excited that it's somebody in the community. >> reporter: the excitement is palpable on chamber street in trenton. they are waiting to see whole claim the powerball jackpot $284 million. 2389 winner is watching sign the back of the ticket put it in a safe place, come to lottery headquarters which is nearby, very close we'll safeguard the ticket. >> reporter: andrea shen and her husband have owned the 7-eleven for ten years. a woman who comes in regularly is the person who bought the
ticket. she would contact a lawyer and figure out her family tree everybody will be a cousin or long lost brother. we know it's a regular of ours. either way we're excited for the winner. i'm excited to bring something positive to trenton. i hope good comes out of this. >> reporter: back live you saw the store owner gets a check for $0,000 for selling the winning ticket. they may use it to go to alaska. it's a waiting game waiting for them to come forward. here's the tip. you have one year to claim your prize. live in trenton, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." thank you. all right sam bradford holdout for the eagles is over. he rejoined the team for a workout at the nova care complex. in a statement, bradford said his holdout was a necessary
consideration related to the business of football, but committed to winning a super bowl with the eagles. we'll have more on his return on "action news" beginning at 4:00 p.m. turning to accuweather if you like the way yesterday ended you'll like the way the workweek is beginning with breezy and mild conditions outside. sky6 live hd looking at center city. looking at a mixture of sun and clouds. definitely we're on the warm side. spring-like temperatures as we climb past 70 degrees, we could be in for a change tomorrow. let's go to meteorologist david murphy outside on the terrace. >> reporter: hey rick we have the sunshine early and as expected the high clouds have begun to dig in. take a look at satellite we have high cloud cover, showers down around washington, d.c. and some of those moving into southern delaware. it looks like as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan most of that will miss the majority of our area, southern
delaware, extreme south jersey might pick up the sprinkle and light shower activity late this afternoon and evening. it's going to be mild, though no matter what happens with the rain and the cloud cover. 69 degrees in philadelphia. feeling oh, so comfortable on the terrace. 69 in millville. cooler in cape may along the boardwalk in ac. speaking of the windy it's getting breezy. in philadelphia, it is winds are up to 21 miles per hour. in spots single digits and obviously breezier than what it was when you woke up this morning. the forecast is 73 degrees which is around average it's a pleasure to show you the high temperature around average after that roughly week and a half where we were below. we'll have more clouds and showers and i'll have the details and the bounce back up in the numbers in the week lady. rick. as david mentioned, sunny
skies have returned, rain remains in the forecast stay close to 6abc.com/weather you'll find the updates from accuweather and the power of storm tracker 6 live double scan radar. turning to politics, presidential candidate bernie sanders brought his message to atlantic city. he spoke to supporters during a breakfast rally at boardwalk hall. it comes always hillary clinton faces attacks from donald trump. >> reporter: bernie sanders rallying supports in atlantic city this morning a town that donald trump once dominated as a casino mogul. you don't think he is a brilliant successful businessman. on this week, sunday trump predicted the tax rates he outlined for wealthy americans would be wind up being more modest than he wants. on the trail he is expanding the attacks on hillary clinton to
bill clinton. hillary clinton's husband abused more women than we know of in the history of politics. i think it would be better if it were unified, there will be something good about it, but i don't think it has to be unified in the traditional sense. >> reporter: trump sits down with paul ryan who also not ready to endorse. that prompted sarah palin to tell cnn she'll work to defeat ryan. he disrespected the will of the people. >> reporter: there's more talk in a third party movement. there's a willing to have one run against trump and clinton. >> reporter: today is the last day to get on the ballot in
texas which is the state that has the most electoral vote in november. karen travers abc news. chris christie will be part of trump's team if he is elected in november. christy will serve as the chairman of trump's transition team the role will be to prepare to take over the white house. back in february, christy was one of the first elected republican officials to endorse donald trump. still to come on "action news" at noon, a rare sight in the sky today, how you can catch a glimpse of the smallest planet moves across the sun. and we have an update on controversial bathroom law in north carolina.
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completed its historic ship to cuba. 700 passengers went along for the ride including more than a dozens cuban americans. for them of them it was a chance for them to explore their family's native country for the first time. i want to the home where my parents were born, i met my cousins for the first time. the cuban government dropped a long-standing ban on cuban people returning to their homeland. "action news" is looking into why some retailers are taking your hard earned cash. here's wendy saltzman. >> reporter: image being controversy charge every time you check out. out of the seven items four they were overcharging me.
>> reporter: we went along to see how how often you could be paying more at the register. plus our cameras are rolling as one state agency conducts a price-matching investigation. don't miss this, overcharged at the check out monday at 11:00 p.m. health check this noon more young children are having dangerous encounters with electronic cigarettes. a rising number of kids were sickened by swallowing the liquid nicotine. one child died and one had seizures. the colorful packaging and flavored nicotine can attract young children and there's a need for parents to keep the devices out of their reach. "action news" is working on news stories for tonight starting at 4:00 p.m. let's go over to alicia
vitarelli with a live look ahead. >> reporter: a group of westbound e -- westpoint candidates finding themselves in hot water. does this picture 69 cadets violating academy rules or are they carrying out a time honored tradition. this mom tried to surprise her daughter at college and it backfired, the proof this selfie is going viral, we'll explain what happened coming up in big talkers, you won't want to miss this. don't forget you can take this on the go using the free stream newscast. i hope you had a wonderful mother's day and your wife, too, rick. thank you. i had a nice weekend. accuweather coming up. we'll be right back.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it was so nice to see the sun, i hope it sticks around for a little bit. >> reporter: we're clouding up today, it feels nice out, stop your complaining on the table. i'm happy. >> reporter: all right. not a lot going on precipitation wise, down south of dover there's a shower coming out of the eastern shore of maryland. it may clip southern cape may county, as well. most of it will be encountering too much dry air to be a problem for our area. we had bright sunshine to start out, and the clouds as expected are thicker at noon. we may get sunny breaks, but generally speaking it's a
cloud-covered kind of day. as you head outside, the winds are bluster out of the southwest at 20 miles per hour. 69 in allentown. pretty much the same story in trenton and reading, close to that in wilmington, 69 in millville. 68 in dover. down on the point in cape may, 62 degrees with the cool air coming in off the cool ocean. future tracker 6 shows you for the rest of the afternoon we'll continue to push the clouds through. there could be a sunny break here or there, generally speaking it's cloudy, notice how the model is not picking up on much rain. you might see a sprinkle, but not a whole lot. at 11:00 p.m. we have a blip showing up there, but mainly cloudy skies. lehigh valley we'll see sun and clouds the rest of the day. 71 degrees is the high, it will be breezy up north just the way it is in philadelphia. down the shore, 65 is the high, sun in the process of giving way to clouds, breezy conditions a little cooler next to the cool ocean water. any additional sunshine that we
managed to squeeze out today in philadelphia will give way to gathering clouds it's breezy and warm high of 73 degrees. the winds running 10 to 20 miles per hour. for the evening commute, a good one, mainly cloudy skies, 72 by 4:00 p.m. we'll actually get the high today 73 rather late in the day around 35:00 p.m. him we'll be holding on to 70 by 7:00 p.m. not too bad. overnight tonight we're down to 351 under mostly cloudy skies. there could showers building in south of philadelphia and may be coming up toward philadelphia i felt by morning. here's the 6:00 a.m. morning view on future tracker 6 you can see how it might be damp by the morning broadcast. by noon there's the possibility of passing shower. we get up to 3:30 p.m. there's a lull. we might something come in later on at night. shower activity in the morning, afternoon cloudy. clouds and sunny breaks later on today, nice, 73-degree high. tomorrow, cloudy and cooler,
61 degrees with showers at times. milder again on wednesday afternoon. clouds, some sun, high of 73 degrees, looks good for for e union at night. thursday, nice day, clouds and sun, 74 degrees. if we see rain it's likely at night not during the day. friday we have to pay for this, 69 degrees, cloudy skies and rain at times. dad vail regatta toward the end of the week. by the time we get into the big races on saturday, clouds and sun 69 and slight chance of a shower. sunday cooler, mainly dry, any weekend rain is spotty this weekend. thank you, david. much more still ahead in the next half-hour of "action news." bernie sanders talks to voters in new jersey saying he isn't give up on the race to the white house. one brand of baby pacifiers is being recalled because of the risk of a choking hazard next. we continue with our
breaking news out of lacey township, ocean county where a prisoner who escaped last week has been caught. "action news" was the first to report the capture of arthur buckle within the last hour. that's right, chopper 6 hd got this exclusive video over the garden state parkway. buckle escaped from the prison last tuesday and had been on the run ever since.
he had been spotted and officials were tracking him along the way. he was found in the woods in ocean county. annie mccormick joins us live in lacey township where buckle was captured. annie you have the latest. >> reporter: rick and sarah you're right let's take you back to the video, the video that shows the end of a week-long manhunt. it was after 11:00 a.m. when the activity started to pick up around double trouble state park. officers got out of the park and headed toward the garden state parkway after receiving word that arthur buckle was close by. here you can see the escaped inmate in custody movements after he was captured near mile marker 76. he was taken into custody not far from where he was spotted sunday night at the forked river rest spot. you can see the van transporting buckle backing