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>> pope francis delivers his easter message surrounded by heighten security, terrorism is on the minds of many as christians celebrate jesus rose from the dead. >> the action cam is live in mount olive baptist church we'll take you there later. prayers and songs mark one of the holiest days of the year for christians. >> easter promenade steps off this afternoon, it will feel more like summer than spring. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look outside happy easter to our
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christian friends it will be a nice day for an easter egg hunt and many other activities, happy passover to our jewish friends. >> reporter: it's already warm, testers already close to seasonal averages as we go live on sky6 live hd. taking a look at mr. william penn there. got a couple of clouds upstairs, the temperatures are very, very mild. the clouds are keeping the numbers on the mild side. 61 in malvern and center city. 57 in lake harmony newtown 53. media, 53. coatsville, 56. slatington, 57 degrees, south and east, we have temperatures in the mid 60s. satellite and radar lots of clouds yesterday we didn't clear the cloud deck until late in the
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day. it was after 4:00 p.m. that we saw the sunshine. today is the opposite we saw sunshine today starting out with cloud cover toward the jersey shore. that's about it. it's a nice, sunny afternoon around the delaware and the lehigh valleys. by 5:00 p.m. we have a feel of summer of 85 which is normal for the beginning of july. the summer feel will come to an end tomorrow. cold front slides through tonight. there could be a thunderstorm with that front. the cooler weather returns monday and tuesday, increased chance of rain, as well. i'll have that in the seven day coming up in just a bit. >> thank you for the update. for the latest forecast download the upgraded accuweather app. not only does it have live radar, the neighborhoods temperatures and the upcoming forecast. it has the exclusive minute cast
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for the region. it's a new download for your mobile device. a sea of worshipers are in it'sly to hear the message from pope francis. many streets were blocked up leading up to the vatican to prevent a truck attack similar to those in germany, france and london. the pope will travel to egypt later this month. the pope uses easter as a platform to denounce terrorism. he under the faithful to keep hope alive to a better future. vice president mike pence has arrived in south korea to rally support against north korea and his weapons program. his visit comes howfers after -- after a failed missile test.
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he will hold meetings with south korea and japan assuring them that the u.s. will support them in a missile strike. north korea paraded its biggest weapons through pyongyang in honor of its founder. u.s. troops are stationed in south korea as part of normal deployment. president trump called north korea a quote, problem. general mattis issued this statement -- tune in this morning for abc this week, martha raddatz is on the ground reporting from seoul, south korea. police are working to solve a murder after a 24-year-old
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woman was shot and killed in the kensington section. police say this handgun was used to kill that woman. we are told the shooter got away. the crime happened in the 700 block of east till ton street. the woman was shot in the chest around 1:00 a.m. she was taken to temple university hospital, but could not be saved. police are working to track down the shooter, they are looking for clues and a motive. new information to tell you about this morning, three people trying to escape a burning home in gloucester township, camden county. fire started after midnight damaging the home on lincoln avenue. the fire began in the basement. flames spread to the other part of the home before the firefighters put out the fire. red cross is helping those displaced. the cause is under investigation. a rowan university police officer is injured, but talking after being hit by a car. the officer had pulled over a car in the 300 block of mullica
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hill road in glassboro. that's on the border of rowan campus. as he was dealing with that driver, a second vehicle struck the officer. the officer's injuries are serious, but not life threatening. no word whether charges will be filed. a grandmother and grandchild were hit by a dirt bike in upper darby. it happened during a police chase and the violence did not stop there. annie mccormick explains. >> reporter: both victims went to the hospital, the grandmother to penn presbyterian the young child to chop. upper darby police have a person of interest in custody. however no charges were announced. >> they hit them, they went flying in the air. >> reporter: this was the dirt bike that plowed through a packed 59th street in upper darby. the police and witnesses say the
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dirt bike driver didn't top there. >> he jumped off the bike and tried to car jack somebody's car. the cops was right behind them. i hope they got the guy. the girl, nobody knows if she is already. >> the operator of the motor vehicle gets off it and pulls a knife and carjacks a vehicle and takes off with the vehicle. we have the vehicle on cobbs creek parkway. >> reporter: philadelphia confirm a detail looking for illegal dirt bike and atv riledders, the driver crossed into upper darby while people walked into the tower theater for a family-friendly show. he dodged traffic zipping through. >> it's a kids show from youtube, we probably have 1500 to two thousand people lined up to get into the hoe enter opening. we have fire department and ems
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here automatic, so she was picked up right away. that's the fortunate part, the unfortunate part she is in serious condition. >> reporter: the carjacking victim was not hurt, we are told the grandmother and the young girl are in stable condition. reporting outside penn presbyterian hospital. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> 6:08. two septa police cruisers vandalized in north philadelphia near the intersection of broad and glenwood streets. the vandals spray painted the sides of the vehicles with blue paint. septa police chief said the graffiti was a cry for attention, witnesses to contact police with information. time to don your easter bonnet, a whole lot of fun will hit philadelphia in the form of the 86th annual easter promenade. there's a parade, costume contest and live music anne the
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easter bunny himself. the parade starts at 12:30 at south and passyunk and ends at second street. alicia vitarelli will be in the parade this year. it's going on to be a hopping good time. we want to see how you're celebrating this easter. submit your pictures using the #6abc action on social media. >> looks like a lot of fun. >> there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. severe weather, tornados touching down in texas. easter commemorations are underway in our area and around the world. you're looking at a live picture of mount olive baptist church. >> reporter: nydia, what a beautiful day we have coming up. temperatures are seasonable for the month of june. it will come to ran end, cooler numbers arrive tomorrow, rain arrives later this week, details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up next. > so glad you stayed with us,
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dozens of firefighters in pasaic, new jersey, spent the day battling a fast-moving apartment fire. 1:00 p.m., shooting flames and plooms of black smoke that could be seen from miles away. no injuries were reported, but a number of people were displaced by the fire. they are getting help from the red cross. the cause is under investigation. several reported tornadoes
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touched down in texas, damaging homes. preliminary reports from the national weather service estimates five tornados touched down inemic. severe weather brought hail and flooding. good news no jitters were reported. >> good news in our weather department. it's a nice summer-like day. >> reporter: the only issue it's a little too warm. >> not complaining about that. >> reporter: yeah, let's get you outside, there's a beautiful picture from our city hall camera. you can see the trees lit up there. nice and quiet. we don't have too much of a breeze just yet. the wind will pick up later this afternoon. we could see gusts as high as 30 to 35 miles per hour. it's a warm breeze we'll get the numbers well into the 80s when all is said and done. the radars are clear, no
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precipitation, if you look farther to the west by harrisburg, you get the wilks-berre scranton area. there's a shower out there. one or two of those may survive and travel east into our neck of the woods over the next hour or two. not expecting much of that today. temperature, 61. dewpoint, 58. pressure is falling. 61 in philadelphia. millville, 62, dover, 65. 66 for atlantic city. satellite and radar yesterday we were stuck in the cloud cover all day, a little bit of a breeze, temperatures were sort of chilly. highs in the mid 60s, today it's summer out there. it's the warm front that stretches just like this, we have the dixie air, temperatures are in the 70s, already. all that air is charging north
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into our neck of the woods. a couple of showers to the west will at a stay to the west. future tracker 6, we'll start out with a mixture of sun and clouds, we'll have sun this afternoon, all the showers are out here off to the northwest. as we press along 10:30 a.m. we'll is clouds and stars in the northern lehigh valley and that's about it. tomorrow we'll start out with clouds, otherwise it's full sunshine looking good. temperature by 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees in philadelphia. to put this in prospective, accuweather is forecasting 85 for today. take a look at the highs in florida. we'll be warmer than every one of these locations. 85 in philadelphia. 80 for miami, jacksonville, 82 degrees, warmer than the entire state of florida, very unusual for this time. year.
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wind out of the west/southwest pick up 20 to 35 miles per hour. we'll be wind whipped later on. hour by hour, 1:00 p.m., 82. 3:00 p.m., 83. 5:00 p.m., 84 degrees, look for the warm breeze and high of 85. overnight tonight there could be a brief passing shower or thunderstorm after 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. that's with the passage. cold front. otherwise it's partly cloudy, 57 degrees outlying suburbs, 64 for center city. there's no true cold air behind that front. even though we call it a cold front. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it's cooler air, 85 degrees, sun and clouds, breezy and pleasant monday, 72le. partly sunny, tuesday, 65. late-day showers, wednesday, 62. thursday, friday, saturday, we get into the 70s again, lots of clouds, though, perhaps a shower or two around. nydia? >> a fisherman had to be rescued after getting trapped on a rock surrounded by raging
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rapids in oklahoma. he was fishing when water was released from a dam to increase electricity. water rushed in and rescuers responded. he was taken into the boat an hour later unharmed. >> did you guys see that? did you guys see that? >> that is a woman in san diego, california startled by a meteor video chatting with friends. the american meteor society received 260 calls about the bright light across four states.
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state trooper may lead to a man who killed a google executive. the 27-year-old new yorker disappeared while jogging near her home. the body was discovered several hours later. ortiz was arrested after his suv matched the description of the s&p. his dna was a match for the dna found under her finger nails. he is facing a number of charges including aggravated assault. murder charges will be leveled
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later. dmeet after the 19-year-old veteran stomped on the man, both officers were fired and could face criminal charges. he recognized him from a stop last summer when he said the officer choked him and punched him in the face. >> since this attack, my life has changed overnight. i'm more afraid, less trusting and concerned that at any time this could happen again. >> records show he had been cleared of more than 60 cases involving his use of force during his career. >> united airlines is making a policy change after the passenger was injured after being dragged off a plane. the airline will require staff
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and crew to begin check-in at least an hour before a flight. david murphy dao was removed from the plane because his seat was needed for a crew member. it is legal to bump a customer from a flight, but bumping a customer who was seated is unusual. united said the policy is design to keep incidents like this one from happening again.
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by the time the drugs rannd wout, i was addicted.. it happened so fast. i ended up on the streets, where the drugs are cheaper and easier to get. i was a full blown heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. this is governor chris christie. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov. you, happy easter! 6:24, 61 degrees, sky6 live hd pointing toward south jersey there, on this easter, meteorologist chris sowers says it's going to be toasty, he issued a melted chocolate
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advisory. take note. a statue honoring jackie robinson was unveiled outside dodger stadium in los angeles, # 0 -- 70 years ago robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball. phillies have broken their losing streak knocking off the nationals yesterday. >> reporter: after a tough week after the phillies lost 4 straight. manager pete mcconnone said that was fun for a change. jackie robins number everybody wearing 42. what a catch! heller son, loves it. in the 7th nobody catches this. gone, the solo shot to left. heller son allows two run in 7 innings.
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hernandez facing former philly joe blanton. get out of here, a 2-run shot. phils up 2. they protect it later in the 8th. freddie galvis giving chase. somehow, some way, galvis makes the way. new closer gets his first save. phillies winning 4-2 on number 42, jackie robinson day. for a guy who had issues getting on the floor and getting playing time, jahill okafor said he would love having a future here. okafor did not take a shot at the sixers for the way they handled him. he only played in 50 games and half as a starter. ja wants to start, so the sixers
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are willing to trade him. >> i was never frustrated with the coach or brian. i was frustrated with the situation i was dealing with, having myself, nerlens noel, joe and it was nobody's fault. >> he finds himself in a situation where there's a big road block ahead. we've openly discussed scenarios with his agent that we could find something mutually beneficial. if not we're happy to have him as part of the organization he is a great kid. >> reporter: the only pro team to win a playoff round in 2013, sixers no, flyers, no, phillies, no, eagles? , no, how about the soul. soul win their opener, 5652. that's sports, happy easter,
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everyone. >> scientists in canada have unearthed an ancient village with artifacts dating back to the ice age. scientists found tools for lighting fires and fish hooks and spears dating back 14,000 years. experts believe a large human migration may have occurred on the unfrozen coastline. archeologist plan to dig on other nearby islands. >> sky6 le
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right now arc beautiful shot here of ocean city, new jersey. easter sunrise services will be happening here. it will soar well into the 80s on this easter sunday. >> pope francis marking easter with his holiday message amid tighter security. 6:30 a.m., developing right now from north korea, overnight we learned more about the failed missile launch. a white house foreign advisor say the north koreans tried to fire a medium size explosive. president trump does not plan to respond, he said there's no need to reinforce the failure. the escalation comes as vice president mike pence begins his
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ten day trip across asia landing in south korea. among the first stop for the vice president and his family was easter sunday church service with the troops. >> let's go outside with meteorologist chris sowers it's nice and warm. >> it is one of the day i would love to do the show outside. temperatures are in the 50s and 60s it is not even 7:00 a.m. yet. 58 degrees in warminster. 61 in malvern, and center city. 58 in kirkwood. long wood, 58. media, showing 58 degrees. on the other side of the delaware river we go, glassboro, 51. dover, 65. cape may, 55 degrees, satellite and radar, the complete opposite as to what we saw yesterday. yesterday was a mostly cloudy day. today is mostly sunny skies and a couple of clouds upstairs. here's the call from accuweather
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and the city of philadelphia and the immediate surrounding suburbs on easter sunday. 9:00 a.m., 81 degrees, we scrum scrum -- jump to 85 at 5:00 p.m. we could see winds up to 35 miles per hour keep that in mind. jersey shore, 64 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 70. 5:00 p.m., 68. look for clouds early breaking for sunshine later this afternoon, as is the case with the city of philadelphia, the jersey shore will see a gusty breeze developing later on. that's the forecast for today. as we look ahead rain chances begin to increase by the middle of the week. 60% wednesday, showers possible thursday and friday. the pattern turns a little bit unsettled in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i'll be back along in just a few minutes and have the details. gray? >> thank you chris, for the
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updates. let's take you live, this is one of the oldest easter sunday services in south jersey, the action cam at lake view memorial park in cinnaminson multifaith service people are gathering for the service, it will begin in moments. charles chaput will pride over the easter mass this afternoon. he led the candle lilt -- lit easter mass. the faithful gathered in st. peter's square to hear pope francis hear his message to the city and the world. this is the 5th of his papacy. he asked those to reflect on everyday problems and wars, human tragedies and illness. securities that were deployed for the holy week ceremonies included armed troops on
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rooftops and metal detecters. philadelphia police are working to solve a shooting investigation. they say a man was shot inside a delaware avenue club. here's what we know. the 26-year-old victim was injured in a leg by the bullet. it happened at the b side complex nightclub in the 900 block of north delaware avenue in fishtown. the man is being treated at had anman -- hanheman university hospital. police are trying to figure out what happened and who fired the shots. police are trying to solve a triple shooting in kensington all three victims were men. police are trying to figure out a motive and locate the shooter. a 7-year-old boy was found at the bottom of a hotel swimming pool in voorhees, new jersey, they got a pulse on the boy, but at last check he is in critical condition at children's hospital in philadelphia. police say foul play is not
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suspected. we have a sad update to a story we brought you yesterday morning, a mother did not make it out of her home in lansdale, montgomery county. despite her young son's efforts to get help. here's bob brooks. >> she didn't make it. >> reporter: as you can hear a fire in lansdale turned deadly. the victim was a mothered trapped inside her abbey drive home. the neighbors said they lost their good friend. she is pictured here celebrating the neighbor's son birthday. >> she loved my son and wife. >> reporter: according to police, the fire sparked around 6:30 that's when zack came running over to his neighbors for help. >> he started screaming, i came back on my driveway, he came to me saying call 911. >> he said he could not go inside. >> reporter: but karen never
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came out. her son was frantic, he try to run into the flames to save her. he was trying to break the windows on the house to get to his mom? >> yeah. >> reporter: from chopper 6 we can see the rescue mission for mavin. but she did not make it. an investigation is underway. zack may have mavin tell us us s were found inside the living room. at this point the local police have not given us an update on the investigation. reporting in lansdale, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." police arrested 20 people after a violent clash involving protesters in berkeley california, some of the demonstrators were calling for president trump to released his taxes. others were exporting president-
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supporting president trump. president trump is the first president in 40 years who did not release his tax returns. he said it was because he was under audit and voters just don't care. >> tuesday is the deadline to file tax returns. new parents can take advantage of tax deductions, rebecca jarvis breaks down the savings opportunity. >> reporter: whether you have one child or a brewed, there are three important tax benefitses benefitses -- benefits that parents should take advantage of. the first is the dependency, which is $4,000. the third expenses for child care. taxpayers who pay for child care
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can deduct a portion of the costs tore children under the age of 13. there are education benefits to help defray the costs of higher education. the first one to know about is the american opportunity credit which is for the first four years of higher education. it can be up to $2,500, and that's per student. >> reporter: if you have one child at college, this credit is good for multiples. >> there's a lifetime learning credit that can be up to two thousand dollars. >> reporter: the llc works for those who is pursuing job enhancing skills. there's the fees reduction that can reduce your taxes up to $4,000. tuition is okay, but paying for the plane ticket to send your child home, no. if you're adopting a child you can claim up to $13,000 in expenses in the year you incur
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the cost even if it is finalize understand following year. earned income tax credit if you don't claim it, it's a rich benefit that can make a difference. >> you don't want to leave money on the table. there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. >> reporter: she ran away from home at 16 years old and 44 years later, this woman is reconnecting with her long lost family, i'm nora muchanic in elmer, new jersey, i'll have the story coming up. >> a shuttered school in philadelphia gets a new life. we'll show you how volunteers are transforming the space. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look. look at this sunrise over the girard point bridge. it is beautiful indeed. meteorologist chris sowers back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're warming up nicely today. i have asthma...
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easter! it is now, 6:42 a.m., you're looking live, the action cam in ocean city, music pier there, a non-denominational service, this is easter where christians believe jesus rose from the dead. >> a lot of outdoor services
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and they have a nice day for it. >> reporter: temperatures in the 60s, and mainly clear skies,. >> chris, you buried the lead. >> reporter: look at that. that's a shot looking toward south jersey, looking east as the sun starts to rise. it's going to be a gorgeous day, a ton of sunshine, a few clouds mixed in. and warm temperatures. let's flip it over to the radars. for the most part we're clear, although if you look at the bottom of the screen we have spritzes and sprinkles showing up south of dover. we'll zoom in there first, here's milford along the sussex, kent county line. this is rushing off to the east. it will hit the southern area of cape may county within the hour or so. it is not too heavy, just lighter shades of green, couple of specks of yellow showing up there. it will move off to the east and move out of here in an hour or so.
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85 degrees, that's a big deal later this afternoon. one of the warmest temperatures, it would be the warmest temperature we've seen this year. we hit on this date back in 2002. we're 21 degrees above the seasonal average of 64. atlantic city if he airport, 66. millville, 62. dover, 65 we're at 61. the lehigh valley just a little bit cooler with temperatures close to 50 degrees, but there's no wind to the north. so it feels pretty comfortable. ten miles per hour out of the southwest in dover. 7 in atlantic city and 8 miles in philadelphia. satellite and radar pretty quiet out there, showers off to the west. this is the leading edge of the frontal system that is heading this way overnight tonight, it will bring cooler, drier air to the region as we get into monday. for today, we're in advance of the front. we're picking up our southwesterly windy that gets us into the 80s, look for mostly sunny skies, maybe a couple of clouds this afternoon. the front crosses the region this evening.
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let's say after 8:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. this evening, one or two areas pick up a quick-hitting shower, maybe a rumble of thunder. we see the winds shift out of the northwest this is a canadian air mass and it turns cooler monday and tuesday. future tracker 6 today, combination of sun and clouds, note that we're dry through 4:00 p.m. as we stop this at 10:30 we're still dry. easter sunday is mostly dry. later this evening, there could be a quick-hitting shower or brief thunderstorm. that takes us into monday. monday looks very, very nice. mostly sunny skies, a refreshing breeze out of the northwest at 0 to 40 miles per hour. sun and clouds, extremely warm, breezy, 85 in philadelphia. millville, 84. dover, 83. cape may, 75. atlantic city on the boards, 74. even the lehigh valley a good 84 or 85 degrees today.
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overnight tonight temperature in the 60s, that believe it or not is our normal high for this time of the year. it will be our low tonight. 64 in philadelphia. trenton, 60. millville, 60. on the boards in atlantic city, 62 degrees. here we go, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 degrees very summer-like today. spring like tomorrow, breezy and pleasant high of 72. partly sunny tuesday, 65 degrees, the pattern turns unsettled by midweek. 62 wednesday. showers developing late in the day that could transition over to rain at night. thursday and friday there's a chance of showers. it's warmer, temperatures in the 70s, you may want to bring along the rain gear if you have outdoor plans. today looks sunny. i like the hopping bunny on you're board. "action news" wentz behind the -- went behind the scenes as a a closed school gets a new look.
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alicia vitarelli tells you about it. >> reporter: a brand new state-of-the-art space is coming to life in the strawberry mansion section of philadelphia. this will be the 19th police athletic center where kids can play and learn and grow in a free and safe environment. >> this will be the show pace, it will have a hardwood floor. this is where they will play. >> reporter: this is adjacent to strawberry mansion high school. pal reached out for help to renovate the gym and they took on the project for free. for the past several months they need renovating this into a space where all the neighborhood kids can study and play in a local community police call underserved. >> we'll be servicing thousands of kids in the community which is a high crime low income
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neighborhood. youth programs are greaterly needed it's all about cops helping kids. >> reporter: pal said the work they put into the space will exceed $300,000. pal services 19,000 kids citywide in citizens center. this is number 19. they are working on the 20th center. this is the final push for the project they expect to consult the ribbon and open the doors by the end of may. alicia vitarelli channel 6 "action news." >> that's so exiting. it's really coming along. pal does such good work. we'll be right back. >> so glad you stayed with us,
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6:50 a.m., a grieving mother has appear emotional plea concerning her son. here's rick williams with this morning's crime fighters' report.
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>> reporter: roshell smith said it's hard to talk about her son, brett. >> he was very personable, always liked to joke, had a a very kind heart. not one person could say anything bad about him. >> reporter: her world shattered august 16. her grief is still raw. >> he went to work. >> reporter: it was after 12:00 p.m., moss was shot multiple times at the intersection of saunders street in camden. he died the next day. >> i wouldn't wish this on anybody, it's so heartbreaking, it's the worst thing in the world. >> reporter: detectives have released surveillance video of the potential suspect and their vehicle, they hope the images will trigger someone's memory. >> if anyone knows anything
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contact the prosecutor's office. it might be a little bit thing to you, but it might be be something that will give them a lead. >> reporter: the citizens crime commission is issuing a 1,000-dollar reward for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. call 215-546-tips, all calls will remain anonymous. >> for crime fighters i'm rick williams, channel 6 "action news." >> 6:52. an independent panel of experts is changing its recommendation on whether middle age men should be screened for prostate cancer. the task force proposed routine screening five years ago saying the potential harm outweighs the benefits. men between 55 and 59 should discuss screening to decide if the psa blood test is right for them and how overnight they should be checked. the increasing use of watchful waiting is sparing men of the
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side effects of overtreatment. >> reporter: 20 to 50% of these may be overdiagnosed. they are diagnosis of pro state cancer but of the type that's slow growing own not likely to cause a problem. >> the task force could not make specific recommendations for african-american men with the highest risk of prostate cancer and calling for a replacement of the psa test. >> in 2017 fashion 1.2 million
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people watched april the giraffe give birth.
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april is carrying for her baby boy, you might have seen it on abc yesterday. 45 minutes after the little guy was born at a new york zoo. he stood, albeit, a little wobbliy. the birth was witnessed via live stream. a person is reunited with her family 44 years after she last saw them. nora muchanic was in elmer for the emotional encounter. >> reporter: this was the scene in elmer salem county as a long lost sister was welcomed home by her siblings, the last time they saw was 44 years ago. she ran away from home when she was 16 years old nobody ever heard from her again, but her brothers and sisters didn't forget her. >> i wonder if she is a live
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and if she is okay watch over her. >> reporter: she was tracked down in poured atlanta oregon, 7 years when her mother was dieing. when she heard her terminally ill brother asked to see her, she made the arrangements and now she is reunited with her family. >> it's amazing to see them again after all these years. i have to go see my baby brother. >> my heart is racing so fast. it's a beautiful thing, i appreciate everybody here today. >> she was scared to fly, and scared to meet everybody after so many years. >> reporter: nobody can make up for the lost time, now that she has been reconnected with her family, they can make the most out of the years ahead. >> now that we found her and where she is now, window we'll stay in contact for life.
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>> reporter: in elmer, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> beautiful story. there's another hour of action sunday morning straight ahead. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, the philadelphia occupy pra brings the age -- opera brings the age-old battle to the stage in 6abc loves the arts. >> american museum of the american revolution opens next week. "action news" has a sneak peek of the exhibition. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it's going to be a toasty easter, we'll be right back. congressman macarthur promised to protect our health care.
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♪ ♪ in your cup. easter message surrounded by heighten security. terrorism on the mind of many people on this day christians believe jesus rose from the dead. >> easter celebrations are getting underway in our area, too. the action cam was at sunrise service at mount olive baptist church in mantua section. today is one of the holiest day for millions around the world. >> philadelphia's easter promenade steps off this afternoon it will feel like summer instead of spring out there. >> 7:00 a.m., sunday morning, sky6 live hd looking live outside. it's going to be a beautiful day. meteorologist chris sowers is outside enjoying it

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