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abc's donya bacchus joins us live from san bernadino. >> reporter: rick and monica, this is an extremely active scene. we've seen law enforcement officers armed law enforcement officers still patrolling school grounds and in addition to those law enforcement officers we also have seen dozens of concerned parents looking for their children. >> possible active shooter at north park elementary. >> reporter: a school on lockdown. >> these guys are moving these students in the north. >> reporter: lines of elementary school students being rushed to safety and law enforcement officers surround, the building after police say multiple people were shot at north park elementary school in san bernadino california. >> three down. >> reporter: police believe the shooting which happened in a classroom is a murder-suicide. two adults were killed, two students injured. are you able to hear any news of her. >> i can see her from here. that's why i waited here until i can see her.
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>> reporter: parents on their cell phones anxiously waiting to learn the status of their children. >> she's scared, you know, mom come and get me and i'm told i was -- i told her i'm here. >> i want to hug her. i going to hug her. i hope she's okay. >> reporter: and we have learned that the two adults killed were a man and a woman. that woman was apparently an instructor at the elementary school. the man they're saying was known to the school. he apparently was able to sign in at the front office before making his way to that classroom. the two students who were injured we're told are in critical condition. they apparently were the unfortunate victims of proximity. they were not targets in the situation. police say they're still working to establish a motive t reporting live in san bernadino, california, donya bacchus channel6 "action news." >> in the nation's capitol judge neil gorsuch was sworn in today as the newest supreme court justice. >> i neil m. gorsuch to
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solemnly swear. >> the supreme court returns to its previous balance of four conservatives four liberals and justice anthony kennedy as the swing vote. gorsuch could be the deciding factor in several cases that include separation of church and state same sex rights and housing discrimination. >> turning to accuweather it feels more like june out there and a lot of folks of course are enjoying it. rittenhouse square is that packed under sunny skies this afternoon the action cam even found some sunbathers in the park. that's optimistic. meteorologist melissa magee in for cecily tynan with a check on that forecast tonight. hi melissa. >> hi there monica. we certainly did have a taste of summer across much of the delaware and lehigh valleys and so far today in philadelphia we came in and we're coming in at 80 degrees. it's the first 80-degree day we've seen in six months. we're a good 18 degrees above average, so the temperature that we are seeing is more typical of early june rather than april.
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highs all across the eastern half of the u.s. 78 in atlanta but it is cooler off to the north and west. omaha, nebraska just 57 and 47 degrees in bismarck, north dakota but we're not going to be dealing with any cool air any time soon. so we're near records once again tomorrow. in philadelphia, we're calling for a high temperature of 84. if we hit that we would tie the record set back in 1887. storm tracker6 live double scan radar 3-d showing you though the warmth isn't going to last all of this week. you can see a cold front out to the west moving in across the northern great lakes and back through the plain states. this front moves through wednesday morning and as it does association it so -- so it will bring absolutely cooler air to our region. we'll talk about the details go over the records and enjoy this summer warmth while it lasts. details in the full and exclusive accuweather forecast. >> for the latest forecast download the free upgraded accuweather a. not only does it have live radar
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temperatures for your neighborhood and the upcome at this forecast it also has the exclusive minute cast the only minute by minute precipitation forecast for our region. >> in other news three men are now charged with committing nine armed robberies across the region. police say they held up nine different 7-eleven stores in montgomery and bucks counties and philadelphia. 19-year-old quentin archie, 19-year-old philip coleman and 18-year-old nazear newton first arrested for robbery in ambler in february. investigators have since connected that em to -- them to eight additional crimes. radnor police searching for the man who robbed a bank of america branch on lancaster avenue in wayne. the man was captured on the bank surveillance cameras back on april 7th at 12:30 p.m. a by that stand also took pictures of his getaway car. there is a $3,000 reward being offered in this case. >> a law enforcement official who testified today in eric frein's capitol murder trial
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said searching for him was like looking for a needle in a haystack. state police major george above sense talked to the jury about jury -- bivins talked about how difficult it was to find him. a marshall put his boot on the back of eric frein's head to control him. frein is accused of ambushing two state police troopers killing one of them em faces a potential death sentence if convicted. some upgrades are coming to philadelphia international airport. the new project will focus on improving the terminal experience with new amenities and more shopping and dining options for travelers. "action news" reporter john rawlins live at the airport tonight. john you and learned all of this in a report on the larger economic impact that the airport is having on the region didn't you? >> reporter: that's correct month and -- monica.
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most folks may not know it doesn't use any tax revenues for their operation here. rather they raise their money hereby lending fees and rent. the airport according to a report that was released today has a significant financial impact on here. the figure that's been calculated is $15.4 billion. a day at thert. their bags.nd getting them on and off an airplane. economically what's all this worth? plenty according to this gathering of vip's. >> the airport generates $78 million in tax revenue for the city. >> reporter: a report commissioned by phl says there are 25,000 people who work for the airport and airlines. kelly cameron is the airport's ceo. >> those jobs are really good jobs. the average salary for those airport jobs is more than $50,000 a year. and so again it's a great economic impact. >> reporter: the number of takeoffs landings are actually down from 2005 but the
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passenger count same as airlines replaced smaller planes with largerot the priority it once was. >> we don't need the new runway right now because the takeoffs and landings at the airport are down. >> reporter: the focus now on making sure terminals are in good shape. terminal b is in the midst of an extensive makeover with upscale amenitys in. airports compete to attract connecting passengers. >> in this world today passengers increasingly make their decision for where they want to connect through based on what that airport has to offer. >> repor so, this report something of a snapshot of the airport as of 2017 and where it is going. the focus at this point seems to be less on runway ex doing some runway expansions but just not the entire master plan that had been talked about at one time and more on the passenger experience from curb to airplane. live at the airport, john rawlins channel6 "action news." rick. >> john, thank well the first road closures related to the
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upcoming nfl draft in philadelphia took effect today around the philadelphia museum of art.ring phase one of the traffic res lane of the ben franklinparkway is closed along with a stretch of springn street westbound at pennsylvania avenue. now, let's go overhead to drone6 for a live look. you can see there appears to be several stages under construction. art museum steps right there. and you can get the ful of road closures for the nfl draft on our web site at 6abc.com. well commuters ran into travel restrictions on two of the area's major highs ways today. penndot had to close some lanes for bridge inspections in philadelphia and montgomery county. one northbound lane and one southbound lane on i-95 were closed for several hours between broad street and packer avenue. crews also closed one eastbound lane of the schuylkill between for 76 and the belmont avenue interchanges. >> part of an historic street in washington square is that getting makeover. american street from delancey to spruce will be revamped with upgrade of curb ramps
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and resetting pavers. they will also reset sewer inlets. the water department will be doing work to restore the sewer main. the road is closed and a detour is now in place. >> all right. monday night. leggett a check of our "action news" traffic report for you now. >> let's go live to mattlman in the "action news" traffic center to see what's up. how was your weekend. >> weekend was good. a whole lot better than this afternoon commute has been rick and monica. what a mess. we've had a string of big probe latest of which is here in delaware county along 95 and southbound side right at ridley park. it's a serious accident. someone injured in the crash. you have an ambulance police, penndot all on the scene so southbound traffic is that extra heavy as you come away from the airport and head down towards the blue route o speaking that of blue route still an hour and a half on the southbound travel advertisement it should be about 20 minutes. no no, hour and a half because of an earlier and southbound truck accident just south of the route one media bypass. that's completely gone now but you're still looking at single digit speeds.
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again, 252, or 352 are going to be busy but might be better bets. westbound vehicle fire at the conshohocken curve completely gone also still looking at really slow speeds as you come west of the boulevard. alternates like ridge pike 23 or 30 also might still be better. on the eastbound side at vare there was a disabled vehicle just cleared out and in perkiomen township township line road is closed because of a bad crash. use 29 instead there. we'll check it again rick and monica, in the next half hour. >> okay. >> sounds good. thank you. much more ahead on "action news" at 5:00. police say he is a dangerous fugitive armed with more than a dozen stolen guns. we're following the desperate search for a wisconsin man who may be planning an attack. >> also the battle against bed bugs may get even tougher. why the tiny pests are becoming even harder to kill. we'll be right back. >> ♪♪
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>> police in wisconsin are hunting for a man suspected of stealing weapons and threatening to carry out an unspecified attack. officials say 32-year-old joseph jakubowski recorded himself mailing an antigovernment manifesto to president donald trump. jakubowski is a suspected of stealing a large quantity of handguns and rifles. he also got a bulletproof vest angel met. concerns ramped up late last week when a friend of jakubowski gave a copy of his
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160 page manifesto to police. >> american astronaut and two other crew members who had been working at the international space station are coming back to earth. now expedition 50 commander shane kimbrough and two russian astronauts said goodbye after spending almost a half year in space. the space explorer made a safe landing today in kazakstan early this morning. welcome home. health check tonight a tiny bug is becoming an even bigger headache for exterminators. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman is at the big board with a disturbing development on wed bugs much that is a creepy picture behind you. >> i know. i feel icky standing here. fighting bed bugs has always been tough a new trial at purdue university says it may be getting more difficult. researchers there found some bed bugs are becoming resistant to two more widely used insecticides. five out of 10 test groups were resistant to one while three out of 10 showed resistance to the other bug killer. bed bugs are already resistant
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to several other chemicals. they urge pest management companies to use a variety of methods to get rid of them. well, if you're monitoring your heart rate during exercise some devices are better than others. fitness trackers you wear on your wrist are great for counting steps but maybe not for measuring heart rate. researchers tested four brands and compared them to an ekg. during exercise, the trackers were significantly inaccurate. they were off by 23 to 41 beats per minute. devices worn around the chest are said to be much better. well cochlear implants unlocked a new world for people who are deaf especially children but once they can hear with a device, doctors know very little about how they make sense of the sounds. so a study is under way at ohio state university to understand that learning process. they're using cameras at six different angles plus eye trackers to record
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interactions as parents teach new words. researchers want to know what catches a child's attention and how it relates to the way other children with no hearing loss learn language. >> the hearing loss affects the entire system and it affects how they communicate and how they interact in the multi modan way. >> when a parent names an object and what a child is doing is vital to absorbing the information. parents say they've learned to talk more. the more smoke ken language a child here's, the more he learns. researchers hope to help kids with cochlear implants to learn better and also find techniques that may help other children with learning differences. rick and monica, back over to you. >> good stuff. thank you ali. a local hospital unveiled its new name today. from now on lourdes and specialty hospital in willingboro will be known as acuity and specialty know
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southern new jersey. >> still ahead at 5:00 two former bank executives are being told to give back millions of dollars in pay. the latest fallout from the wells fargo scandal. >> new vehicle technology could help police officers catch up to criminals. coming up we'll show you the latest ford model that that was unveiled today. >> ♪♪
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>> ♪♪ >> wells fargo is telling two former executives to return $180 million in pay. the bank is revoking the money from ex ceo john stump and carry the the bang released findings of its investigation r the bank blames the senior management for creating an aggressive sales culture. >> new technology coming to police department near you. ford unveiled a new hybrid sedan. when the throttle is held down for five seconds the car goes into pursuit mode using both the electric motor and the gas engine for maximum performance. the vehicle is being tested by
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>> time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. >> meteorologist melissa magee has the forecast. a nice warm way to my start the work week, mels sal. >> yeah its really nice, rick and monica. temperatures well above average. temperatures more more reflective of summer rather than spring. down the shore in cape may i just want you to know rick
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williams wanted me to point out this is his shore house so everyone is 59 -- invited. if you're at the coach today all kidding aside we're dealing with choppy waves right now choppy water because you're getting the wind coming straight up from a southerly direction so we have sustained winds right now 16 miles per hour in wildwood 14 miles per hour in atlantic city, 15 in toms river. 13 in philadelphia. 9 miles per hour there in millville. so temperatures at the coast certainly much cooler in comparison to inland locations. it's 58 in cape may but 80 degrees right now in philadelphia. so nearly 20-degree difference in comparison from the coast to inland. 77 lancaster 80 degrees in allentown, the lehigh valley. here's satellite6 along with action radar. we have quiet conditions thanks to a dominating ridge of high pressure but you look off to the west, you can see across the great lakes and portions of the ohio valley we will be tracking some weather headed our way as we get into the middle half of our work
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week but in the short term enjoy. tonight we have a moonlit sky its very mild. we drop down to 54 in reading 56 degrees in philadelphia for the overnight low. keep in mind our average high this time of year is 61 so it's a very warm evening. 53 in cape may and 56 degrees down in dover. the playground forecast for everyone enjoying the holiday sunscreen or the holiday week i should say from school, water bottles are certainly going to be needed. 10:00 a.m. temperature of 70 and as we get into 3 o'clock in the afternoon a temperature in at 83. allergy sufferers are certainly suffering this time of year. maple juniper and alder are high today and right through the rest of our week so the pollen forecast is certainly on the high side. future tracker6 showing as we get into wednesday though, the warmth kind of getting knocked down. we're tracking some showers early in the morning. clouds and some showers but as we get into wednesday afternoon things will dry out and temperatures will that rebound closer to where they should be for this time of year.
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so the five day at 5:00 showing you record temperature 84. wednesday 72. thursday sun and a new clouds 67. good friday not bad 65 and next saturday for the start of the weekend at 70. more details coming up in the next half hour guys. >> okay. >> thank you so much. much more ahead in our next half hour of "action news" at 5:00. it may look simple enough a bunch of washing machines and drivers but for a group of folks in rome they are a gift from heaven or close to it. we'll explain. >> several cars left busted and smashed along a stretch of roadway in trenton. we'll tell was police say happened here. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪♪
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these plans let you apply all year round. so call today. because now's the perfect time to learn more. go long. >> ♪♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again. here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. was this the right move? praise and criticism continues to grow in the wake of the u.s. airstrikes against syria. what allies of both sides are saying tonight. a major airline is under fire for forcibly removing this passenger who refused to give up his seat reportedly. why the airline is now
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apologizing. and philadelphia police are rereleasing new pictures in hopes of drumming up new leads in a cold case murder. >> local details. new fallout after the u.s. airstrikes in syria last week. while some foreign leaders are expressing support syria's allies including russia are vowing to fight back if the u.s. strikes again. abc's janai norman is lie in and washington tonight and jenae the trump administration isn't ruling out further action. right rick. despite those threats from the syrian allies the white house has said it would consider further action in syria and of course that comes following last week's strikes which as you mentioned have garnered strong support. the white house is making its position clear about the future of syria and president bashar al-assad. >> i can't imagine a stable and peaceful syria where bashar al-assad is in power. >> reporter: the assad regime flexing its muscle.
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new images show russia made fighter jets back in business not long after last week's strikes by dozens of u.s. tom mauch cruise missiles but the white house is calling their bluff. >> as a pr stunt their ability to operate successfully out of that air base is gone. >> reporter: and responding to the unprecedented warning from syrian allies russia iran and hezbollah vowing from now on we will that respond to anyone including america if it attacks syria. >> when you watch babies and children being gassed and suffer under bombs, are you instantaneously moved to action. i think this president has made it very clear that if those actions were to continue further action would be considered by the united states. >> reporter: at g-7 summit in italy a strong backing for the u.s. and considerations of new sanctions against russia over moscow's support for assad. >> overwhelming support for what the u.s. did signaling that we will not tolerate the
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use of chemical weapons barbaric use of chemical weapons banned a hundred years ago. >> reporter: and sean spicer says last week's strikes helped contain isis and deescalate conflict and he says that they are the best humanitarian efforts the u.s. can awful the syrian people. live in washington, janai norman channel6 "action news". >> thank you. in egypt mourners are gathering to honor the more than 49 people killed in two separate bombings of coptic churches on palm sunday yesterday. isis militants targeted sanctuaries in tanta and in alexandria. more than 100 people were also injured. today the egyptian government imposed a three month state of emergency to give security forces nor authority. this is not the first time the christian minority in egypt has been targeted. isis is also promising more attacks. >> the pentagon says the navy carry strike moving toward the
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western pacific the ocean. north korea's recent ballistic tests and continued pursuit of a nuclear program raised tensions in that region. president trump and south korea's leader agreed to stay in close contact about north korea and other issues. the u.s. pacific command directed the carrier group including the u.s.s. carl vincent to sale north from that singapore. secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. is rededicating itself to hold to account "any and all who commit crimes against innocent people." tillerson made the comments during a visit to site. he was alluding to the recent chemical attack in syria. >> a controversy has erupted for united airlines after video showed officials physically removing a passenger from an overbooked flight after no one volunteered to get off. passengers reported the incident that showed the man
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being dragged down the aisle. his head hits an armrest and his face starts bleeding. united said it needed to get a four person crew from chicago to louisville and asked for people to volunteer to get off and accept a flight voucher but when no one accepted four passengers were randomly chosen s the man you saw being dragged says he was a doctor and that he had to see his patients. >> one of the initial officers just said are you -- are you willing to go through this? you're going to end up with a court record. do you really want to basically go through all of this trouble just to keep your seat end just said i just don't think this is right. >> the ceo of united airlines called the event upsetting and said the airline is conducting its own review is that reaching out to the passenger in this video. world news tonight with david muir will have much more on the doctor who was removed from that united airlines flight as well as the latest on the rising tensions over the syria airstrikes and chemical weapons attack. you can watch it tonight at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. >> the trial of three girls charged in connection to a
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deadly fight in a school is wrapping up in wilmington. a pediatric cardiologist served as the last witness in the amy joyner francis case today. that doctor testified that the 16-year-old suffered from a.m. rare undieketed... undetected heart condition. one of the girls has been charged with criminally negligent homicide and two others are charged with conspiracy. closing arguments are set to begin tomorrow. police are still looking for the person who shot two men in strawberry mention. a 27-year-old and 47-year-old were wounded in the 2500 block of marsden street at 9:30 last night. the 47-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition. the other man's injuries are not as serious. police say they do not know the motive. >> in philadelphia, a homicide investigators hoping relee
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released video can help solve the murder of a 65-year-old woman. police are calling these two men persons of interest in the shooting death of winifred harris in had your powelton village home. the nonprofit executive was killed on the 300 block of north holly street back on february 23rd. a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. trenton police say a suspected drunk driver caused a string of damage last night. the impact sent an axle flying into a trenton police car that happened to be in the area at the time. the officer was hospitalized for minor injuries and the driver is under arrest for allegedly driving while under the influence. you a proposed natural gas pipeline in new jersey is facing a new challenge tonight. the environmental group the sierra club is appealing the pinelands commissions approval of the pipeline saying it doesn't primarily benefit people living there. the pipeline will that carry
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natural gas 22 miles between maurice river township in cumberland down a power plant in cape may county and that passes through the federally protected pinelands reserve. >> a new memorial at philadelphia city hall honors prisoners of war. a claire has been installed in mayor jim kenney's reception room to symbolize military veterans who respect prisoners of war or missing in action. many local veterans were at today's ceremony. the empty share serves as a -- share serves as a reminder for the sacrifices made by those still missing american service men and women. drone6 over on the philadelphia museum of art where crews are hard at work building the stage for the upcoming nfl draft. the first round of road closures on the ben franklin parkway started this morning and they'll increase as we get closer to the big event. it's coming up. >> that's a neat vantage point from drone6. speaking of traffic let's check out the situation on the highways and byways one more time tonight. >> over to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hi matt.
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>> we'll be getting used to those closures today and good afternoon officer a very closeup shot in the northbound lanes just north of cottman avenue where there was an accident since last we spoke. you can see it here. maybe you can see it. taking out the left lane. got emergency crews on the scene so as you come north of cottman in the old work zone it is extra heavy this afternoon with this new crash. also an accident on the southbound side in delco by ridley park. that's still partially blocking the on-ramp so a little extra slow there as you head toward the blue route. watching a crash at city avenue at lancaster avenue by saint charles borromeo cemetery. traffic light troubles in olde city at seventh and local vine giving us confusion there this afternoon but luckily we're recovering on the westbound schuylkill still slow but better than it was when we had that vehicle fire earlier in the curve and our crash on the blue route, 476 southbound past the route one media bypass is long gone but still some slow speeds as you come down from the schuylkill and head into delaware county toward 95 this afternoon. also have a nasty crash in
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perkiomen township, township line road still blocked. 29 gets you around it and in west sadsbury we've got a bad accident with a vehicle into a pole by the keystone motel along 30 lincoln highway. stay on 340 if your travels between chester and lancaster county this afternoon. rick and monica, back over to you. >> matt, thanks again. still to come on "action news" monday night the phillies are riding a wave of success at home. we're live at the ballpark where they're getting ready to take on the mets. >> how would you like to adopt a piece of the earth. nasa is making that happen. also melissa is in for adam tonight. >> hi, monica. highs today across the region were in the 80's here in philadelphia, 80 right now in syracuse, 77 in washington d.c. temperatures will get even warmer as we get into tuesday with records possible. details with the accuweather forecast. >> all right those stories and much more when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪♪
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is also found probable cause that that bentley violated state ethics laws. bentley has denied having an affair. alabama republican party leadership has called on bentley to resign immediately. pennsylvania's auditor general came to speak with students and staff at widener university today. eugene depasquale's speech was entitled pennsylvania under the current presidency. he talked about building a better economy in the state and how they can better prepare by getting training now for jobs that are that are high demand. >> jaime apody with sports. phils on a bit of a shot hot streak. >> we like that. i didn't quite expect that. >> and there they have the same record as the mets. >> as do a bunch of other teams. everyone but the marlins. if we told you that the phillies would be three and 31 weekend in of the seasons with a series win over the nationals i think you would have taken it. ducis rodgers with the posh excitement today out in the
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sunshine at the ballpark with more. hey, ducis. >> reporter: hey there jamie. 80 degrees for this game tonight against the mets. a piece of news coming out of the phillies clubhouse. manager pete mackanin decided to make a change at the closer season. your new closer is joaquin benoit. tonight's game 7:05 first pitch against the mets. jerad eickhoff take on jacob degram. they have pep in their step after taking two out of three over the nats. yesterday's win walkoff fashion. the way the schedule lays out the phillies are in the midst of 18 straight against divisional opponents. it's early but this is an important stretch of games. >> we're going to be sick of seeing them, the nationals and the mets here pretty soon. but you know, it's part of it. it's the division we play in. we got to attack them, go hard and see what happens. >> 18 straight games against division opponents. do you put more weight on this
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part of the schedule. >> you can. obviously it has a -- a lot goes into it especially playing the mets and nationals who have incredible pitching staffs, so, you know, it's a tough test for us. to go with their pitching staff, obviously the lineups can definitely score some runs. they've got some thunder in those lineups so it's definitely going to be a good test early on for us. >> reporter: it is official. pete rose will be the phillies 2017 wall of fame inductee. the ceremony will be held august 12th against the same mets, the ceremony right before that game. rose's former teammate larry bowa will share his thoughts on that at 6 o'clock. once again mets taking on the phillies tonight 7:05. see you again at 6 o'clock. reporting lively from citizens bank, i'm ducis rodgers channel6 "action news." jamie back over to you. >> thank you ducis. mark your calendars but you can't because the official dates aren't out yet. eagles preseason opponents have been announced. week one against the packers
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and then bills and dolphins finishing up the turnpike against the jets. you can never have too many quarterbacks because the eagles added yet another today finding veteran matt mcgoyne. the former penn state star spent the past four seasons with oakland where he started seven games. the bird already brought in nick foles to be carson wentz's backup. last year they only kept two guys on the active roster. eagles still have a lot of needs, quarterback not being one of them. the nfl draft 17 days from now on the steps of the art museum. today veteran bird safety malcolm jenkins offered this advice. >> i would say enjoy it man. there's so much hype around the draft especially when you're a first rounder you're worried about where you're going to go, what team is going to pick you the combine, the pro days and really a lot of guys don't take the time to see where they really are and you're getting ready to accomplish your dream. all of us played football as kids and wanted to make it to
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the nfl worked really hard to get here sewn i try to tell people all the time do not miss this moment because you don't get drafted again. >> of course 6abc will be the place to be during the draft in the days leading up. be sure and see more "action news" sports special 2017 draft preview party wednesday april 26 7:30 p.m. here on channel6. our whole team will be joined by draft king himself ron jaworski live from the parkway. >> i think we'll be down there as well. >> you'll be down there, i'm going to to be down there. >> they have a big truck. >> a big forklift. >> stop. >> pope francis has opened a free laundromat for folks in need in rome the facility is filled with donated washers drivers and irons and in the coming months the vatican says it plans to add showers a barbershop and medical services. this is the second facility francis has opened to help the poor in rome. he opened a shower and barber service near saint peter's
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>> talk about stunning weather. meteorologist melissa magee in for adam. we love this. >> yeah, it's really nice today. we had a taste of summer. it stays that way as we get into our tuesday and even warmer. we'll tell you what's going on with storm tracker6 radar. it's dry t we don't have any issues with precipitation. high pressure is dominating our region so the warmth we had overhedda continues as we get we -- overhead continues. well buffer the average of 62, 80 degrees t the recorder 29 set back in 2013. we're not going to get that hot tomorrow but we'll be taking a stap at records here in philadelphia as we get into tuesday. numbers north and west of tonic -- 76 in slatington.
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center city holding a the 80 degrees. out to the west in new holland 77. kirkwood in at 75. down in new jersey you could see a big difference right along the immediate coastline here. margate just 57. 58 in cape may. all of the warmth is across our inland locations. 80 in mount laurel ewing and pemberton in the upper 70's. dover 77. here's satellite6 along with action radar. you can see this big ridge hype that is just off shore. we're tapping into southwesterly winds and the southwest wind is also coming in ahead of a frontal boundary you can see across the great lakes back down through the plain states as well. this will work its way into our region as we get into the middle half of our work week but until then we've got some very mild conditions to enjoy. so over the next 12 hours we've got a moonlit sky and its pretty warm. we drop down to 53 only in the suburbs and 56 degrees in philadelphia for the overnight low with that south to southwesterly wind. something to keep in mind and a reminder for you, you can download now the new accuweather app and as we look
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at the temperatures there's a lot you can see on this app when you download it. 8 o'clock in the morning that temperature in at 63. as we go throughout the day on tuesday we're going have some very warm weather overhead. so it's sunny and warm, near records tomorrow. philadelphia if we hit 84, we could tie the record of 84 set all the way back in 1887. 82 in reading tomorrow but cooler at the coast once again, 68 in cape may the boardwalk in at 67. fast forward into the middle half of our work week. we're tracking that front that's going to move through. also a it does so, a morning shower is possible. then afternoon sunshine, a high temperature on wednesdays in at 72. still al good 10 degrees above average. the high pressure returns as we get into the latter half of this week. here's the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. within record territory come tuesday, a high temperature in at 84. again, the record is 84. on wednesday that front moves on through early in the morning, so a morning shower is likely, then more in the way of sunshine by wednesday
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afternoon and at 72. thursday sunshine, a few clouds around and at 67. for good friday, we've got a partly sunny sky with a high temperature of 65. next saturday clouds and sun. we're looking good and at 77y 70 and easter sunday some sun very mild, 78 degrees for the high as you have all of those easter egg hunts outdoors and warmer monday not as warm on monday with a high temperature at 70. we've got a real good week up ahead. >> thank you melissa. >> thank you. >> for the latest forecast any time download the upgraded accuweather app. not only does it have live radar temperatures for your neighborhood and the forecast it also has the exclusive minute cast. the only minute by minute precipitation forecast for the region. the accuweather app is a free download for your mobile device. >> ♪♪
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story. philadelphia international airport continues to take off economically and that has officials eyeing upgrades for travelers. >> also new lane closures caused by the construction for the nfl draft are in effect. >> why cops in camden think about deescalating a critical situation instead of pulling out a gun. i'm nora muchanic. i'll have that story coming up next. >> for meteorologist adam joseph melissa magee cecily tynan jaime apody monica malpass the entire "action news" team, i'm rick williams. "action news" at 6:00 is next. >> good night. >> ♪♪ alright gus, you're next. [giggle] ready? ok. go!...seahorse... no. -giant snail. -flamingo. the water... ...under the... pony! no. bow and arrow? oh oh... uh-huh. yeah. the leaning tower of pisa. ah-oh. [giggle] really?! [ding] ohhhh. what was it? bank on it. ohh, the new scratch-off from the pennsylvania lottery. with top prizes of $300 grand!
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with ducis rodgers meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪♪ >> monday night. jim's off. i'm rick williams and the big story on "action news" is developing from san bernadino california. a deadly shooting inside of an elementary school there. >> this is an absolutely tragic event. our hearts are broken. >> officials are calling it a murder-suicide. they say a man shot and killed a teacher in her classroom and then killed himself. two children caught in the gunfire were critically wounded. >> the children we do not believe were targeted. we believe the two children were the unfortunate recipients of injuries by being in proximity to the female at the time of the incident. >> students were quickly evacuated from north park elementary following the shooting. they were bussed to other schools where they were reunited with their parents. once again the situation appeared to be a murder-suicide. two adults are dead, two children are being treated for
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critical injuries. >> judge neil gorsuch was sworn in this morning as the 113th associate justice of the united states supreme court. >> constitution and laws of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. [applause] >> the 49-year-old was sworn in by justice anthony kennedy for whom he once served as a law clerk. the ceremony took place in the white house rose garden with president trump and other justices in attendance t gore such pledged to be a faithful servant of the constitution. david muir will have more on world news

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