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of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30. one of 6 baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of freddie gray has been found not guilty of all charges. details on today's verdict next. president obama is in vietnam vowing to leave behind the troubled history with our former warren me. as the world watch madonna's tribute to prince, more information is revealed about the singer's tragic death. a baltimore police officer was acquitted in the charges in connection with the arrest of freddie gray. it was a blow to the prosecutors who were trying to hold the police officer account in the young man's death. the assault charges carried a penalty of ten years in prison.
freddie gray died in april after being transported in a police van during his arrest. investigator determined gray was handcuffed and shackled in the van, but was not wearing a seat belt. nero was one of the 6 officers charged in connection with the case. we'll continue to follow the story all day on "action news" and online at 6abc.com. back here now, the search is on for the person who gunned down a 14-year-old boy and wounded two others in chester. family members identified the teenager killed and "action news" reporter, annie mccormick spoke with his mother this morning and has this report. police do not think the teenagers were the intended targets. detectives are expected back out here today in the neighborhood to see if there are any witnesses that would come forward with information. they will be out here to see if there were any surveillance video. stephanie powell has a message for her son's killer, zenas
powell was caught in the cross shooting in chester. >> reporter: it's hard to see my baby hurt. >> reporter: his cousin was critically injured and jenene shipley was critically wounded. shipley was talking to the teens outside the corner store. they knew there were kids out there, no remorse, no nothing they didn't care. >> reporter: nas was with a group with his brother and cousin. he was set to graduate 8th grade from chester community charter school. the charter school will cover funeral expenses for the family. police have no arrests and have not identified any suspects but his family said people know and need to come forward. nas made good old mark on everybody's heart in the 14
years of his life. >> reporter: the city of chester is offering a 5,000-dollar reward for any information that leads to an arrest. reporting in chester, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." grief counselors at a south jersey high school today after a 17-year-old was hit and killed over the weekend. ricardo patterson of willing bore is accused of causing the crash that killed this young man antwan timbers junior. students say antwan was in the rotc and set to graduate next month. new information about a home break in in philadelphia's roxborough neighborhood. a man woke up with someone tapping his gun and -- tapping his head and pointing a gun at him. he threatened 7-year-old son.
the group of masked intruders stole two thousand dollars and cell phones. the victim and his child were not injured. in the forecast we have sunny skies, and there's a chance of rain this afternoon. as we look live sky6 live hd a pretty sky over center city for lurch time. keep the umbrella handy, later this week you'll need the shorts. what day will you wear shorts, david? >> reporter: i'm thinking about rolling up these trousers, it's warm out here right now, wouldn't that be a site. this morning we have clouds and sun, we have showers diving past dover and washington at this point. we have rain off to the right-hand side of the screen that might whip toward the jersey coast and drop through philadelphia and the i-95 corridor may be into the northern and western suburbs this afternoon. 5 degrees is the morning low
this morning in philadelphia. in allentown we did dip to 49 degrees, same thing in trenton, so a typically cool start. we're at 70 degrees in philadelphia. a little farther to the south where the clouds are thicker, washington, d.c. springles and showers nearby. only 68 there. up in the coast in new york city all the way up to 74 as you're farther away from the storm center and related cloud cover. as we go through the rest of the afternoon it does look nice. 74 is the high, we'll hit that around 2:00 p.m. i could see the clouds fill in a little bit and we'll get spotty showers in the afternoon. at 4:00 p.m., 72. 6:00 p.m., 70. however not everybody will see the showers later today and tonight. they will be spotty at times you might be wet. by the way we're down into the low 60s after that in the upper 50s. when i step inside we'll talk
about higher temperatures coming in the seven-day forecast. along with the return of mr. h, humidity it's back in full force for the second half of the weekend, and yes, rick people will be complaining about it. really nice out here right now, get out and enjoy it if you can. thanks david. with the showers in the forecast as david mentioned, check 6abc.com/weather. storm tracker 6 live will let you know if rain is hitting where you live. egypt is increasing its efforts to find the black boxings from the egypt air 804 that crashed into the me train season. the search area is massive. the the aircraft disappeared on a flight from paris to cairo, 66 people died in the crash. today in vietnam president obama announced an end to the decades-long embargo on vietnam. this is the president's first stop during his asia tour.
abc's meghan hughes has the details. >> reporter: president obama in hanoi standing side by side with the president and lifting an arms embargo. this change will give vietnam equipment they need to defend itself. >> reporter: the sale will be can understand on the progress with human rights. the president seems open, the lasting wounds of vietnam war were addressed. the president raising his glass at a state lunch with secretary of state john kerry who served? vietnam. today vietnam and america show the world that hearts can change and peace is possible. >> reporter: obama attending a signing ceremony celebrating new commercial deals $16 billion and involving boeing. the president sounding optimistic the broader trans
pacific partnership deal will make it through congress. i'm confident we'll get it passed. >> reporter: the president's next stop will be japan and meet with world leaders and become the first u.s. president to visit hiroshima more than 70 years after the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on the city in world war ii. meghan hughes channel 6 "action news." turning to presidential politics, donald trump is meeting with running mates, first up, bob cocker, who has experience in washington and powerful role in foreign foreig. chris christie may be vetted later on. hillary clinton is campaigning in michigan meanwhile, a state she lost in the primary. and bernie sanders is stumping in california which holds it's primary on u.n. 7. there's much more ahead on "action news" 12:30. deflate gate continues what tom
quarterback tom brady is going for a dismissal of the court ruling that reinstated the suspension. brady's lawyers will argue that the nfl commissioner roger goodell bypassed the fine and other penalties when he imposed the suspension. madonna stole the show with her tribute to prince at the billboard awards last month. and we are learning more about
his death than we knew a month ago. >> reporter: it was one of the most anticipated moments of the night. madonna paying tribute to prince at the billboard music award actually singing nothing compares to you. ♪ before this unexpected moment, when stevie wonder joined her on stage. ♪ purple rain the purple rain duet quieted critics when they thought a black artist should perform. 9,000 people signed a petition to stop madonna from paying tribute. the producers said we are honored and could not be more excited for her to be on the show and pay tribute to someone who was her friend and pier and colleague.
on the day of his passing, she posted this picture along with this message. according to rolling stone the two icones briefly dated back in 1985 even singing a duet called love song before feuding for decades ultimately reconciling. while the reports of prince's toxicology reports have yet to be released, new circumstances are coming into focus. a responding paramedic said prince appeared to be dead for 6 hours before the body was found in the elevator paisley park recording studio. person down not breathing. >> reporter: the star tribune reports after his plane made an emergency landing in illinois for a medical emergency, the musician became agitated prompting members of his staff to contact the california expert
in pain and addiction to help with a life saving mission. governor jack markell declared zika awareness day. health experts say usury pel atlanta -- use repelnt. and reduce standing water around the home. a must-see video and the message from the driver who captured it. here's our nydia han with the preview. how incredible is the dash cam video take a look at this very close call. the going to who got the video is okay, he has a message for all drivers. get a dash cam for your car. it's a silent watchman. if you need it's nice to know it's there. he is not the only one with that
good. storm tracker 6 live we are dry right now, the blip of precipitation over to the west of wilmington is actually moving away from the region. so right now, anyway we are dry, as we take a look outside we have a mix of sun and clouds at the airport and across the region. in fact clouds thicker the farther south you go through the region. a couple of highlights to talk about. for a change they are highlights. today we'll get to the mid 70s. spotty showers i'll show you in a moment. upper 70s on tuesday, wednesday mid 80s that is where we'll stay for a good long while straight through the holiday weekend. winds running at 3 miles per hour. temperature 670 degrees. satellite and radar showing you how there is that shower activity that rotated through earlier. now there's additional moisture wrapping around the coast it's a cut off low that doesn't wants to go anywhere. as we go through the later afternoon and evening hours there's a chance of additional rain. so future tracker 6 picking that
story up. after 2:00 p.m. you can expect to see the showers pop up. might be a little thundershower, we're not expecting severe weather. if you hear thunder get the kids off the sports field. as we go later into the 11:00, 11:30 p.m. period more light showers around. if you have plans to be out in the evening, check out the latest version of future tracker 6 at 4:00 p.m. with adam joseph and cesily tynan will be along on "action news" and tracking stuff later tonight. 74 is the high, same story in wilmington and the i-95 corridor in trenton him we're going for warmer temperatures north and west of philadelphia. as you go farther down south the cooler it will be along the shore where we'll stop in the mid 60s today. the philadelphia numbers, the high is fairly early in the afternoon, 74 at 2:00 p.m. 72 at 4:00 p.m. some of you will be getting welt in through here. we're down in the 60s after
dark, 61 by 10:00 p.m. the overnight low down to 58. then tomorrow it looks like a bit of a warmup, high pressure building in from the west. that low will try to circulate away from us, we could have a spotty shower or odd thunderstorm. the big story we're getting warmer, 77 degrees and shooting on up from there. today's high, 74. spotty showers possible. 77 is the high tomorrow, shower or thunderstorm at times. i think tomorrow is mainly dry. wednesday, sunny and very warm. high of 84 degrees humidity should be on the low side and wednesday is my pick of the week. get out there and enjoy it. thursday, warm and humid, clouds and sun, 87 degrees, getting close to 90 for the first time this year. we have a chance of thunderstorm popping up thursday afternoon. it's more of the same heading into the holiday weekend. 86 friday, 84 sticky on saturday, 83 on sunday, clouds and sun all three days.
another times there might be a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. this far out in the distance it's hard to peg if all those days will have it. for now it's a little unstable. it's so hot, david. >> reporter: [laughter] not a washout this weekend. complainlts -- complaints already here we go. it is finale week on "dancing with the stars." it's a tight race. some are wondering if ginger zee will compete because she injured her pelvis during warmups. i started crying balls i was fearful -- because i was fearful when would this get better and frustrated. watch the finale at 8:00 p.m. the guys are iran credible. they are so -- the guys are incredible and so different. it will be fun to see them. tonight is premier of
bachelorette. season 12. fans of the show were shock when she was rejected by bachelor ben higgins, watch her meet 26 bachelors in all. the art and theater company is closing the 28 season with a tony-award winning musical. karen rogers has more in this week's 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: based on on the classic english children's novel by the same name, the secret garden is about a young girl's past to find solace in a mysterious place she has to call home. the novel was written in 1911. it is about a ten-year-old girl mary lennox who loses her family and sent to live with her uncle who she never met before. set in england in the 1900s. she finds her aunt lilly's
garden and brings it back to life. and the people who live in the mansion. >> reporter: the musical premiered on broadway and won three tonies including one for best book. >> it's not a show a lot of companies do because it has to be sung really, really well and and i think we have a great cast to do that. >> reporter: 12-year-old bail ryan plays the lead role of marry lennox. it was my favorite show. >> reporter: the award winning music features songs like wick and lilly's eyes. lilly's eyes is my favorite, because it's so pretty. the music is sweeping and it is romantic it's not a kid show but it's a show where you can come with your entire family. >> reporter: plays at the arden theater company until june 19. go to arden theater.org or 6abc loves the arts for other area
let's check the temperatures before we go. >> reporter: western suburbs a mix of clouds and sun, can't rule out a spotty shower, but generally speaking dry right now. 77 in reading, 76 toward the i-95 corridor. 74 in philadelphia. not quite so warm, but comfortable. 72 as you head toward glassboro. finally at the coast mid 60s, but a pleasant clouds and sun mix. i think there's less of a chance of a shower down the shore as there is in philadelphia. after 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., look out for a shower or thundershower in some places. finally this noon we want to invite you to join us for an event to help in the fight
against pediatric cancer we're teaming up for the daisy day charity to raise money for pediatric research and care of young cancer patients. volunteers and special guests will be here manning the phone lines at the 6abc studios taking your donations tomorrow 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. are you special guest? >> reporter: i'll be there around 4:00 p.m. there's food, right? >> reporter: there's phones. thank you, david. that's going to do it for "action news," don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. for david murphy and rick williams and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a very nice afternoon. can i callomino's? right direction,
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