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teenagers at manchester arena. and now 59 wounded survivors are being treated for injuries and we learned that an 8-year-old is dead. now christie aleto is live at city hall where a vigil is getting underway there. >> people are starting to show up waiting for more people to get off from work because this is an impromptu vigil. this is to give people a chance to grieve. tragedies that happened miles away and clearly hitting close to home. >> watching it unfold last night, you know realizing oh i know where that is -- >> shocking. >> mike is struggling to make sense of the atrocity that unfolded in manchester. a town he visited earlier this year. is he now coorganized a vigil at city hall for the community
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miles away. >> the people there were so welcoming and friendly and because of that, they left a mark on all of us and we want to reciprocate that show of love and friendship to them. >> at last check 22 people died and dozens more injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosion near a concert hall. where children and parents were attending an aryiana grande concert. >> the man who carried out the atrocity is 22-year-old salman abedi. it's not clear if the 22-year-old acted alone or part of a larger network but in the hours after the attack the authorities confirmed they served two search warrants, one ending with the 22-year-old man arrested. and isis also claimed responsibility. smg the company that manages the venue is located here in conshohocken. they issued a statement saying
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their thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their family. >> we don't want your pity this is the place we stand strong together. >> thousands stand strong for a vigil and people here are doing their part to take a stand. >> we want to take a stand against everything the people who caused last nightstand for. and stand for our colleagues and friends in manchester. >> reporter: now, back out here live, people attending are encouraged to bring signs and candles and there will be a moment of silence. the tragedy in manchester is sparking concern about local events here that attract large crowds but have little to no security. vernon odom talks with an expert about the so-called soft targets. >> good afternoon monica, i am
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at 6th and market now at the heart of the historic district of philadelphia. and in itself considered a soft target. and there is intense security here and this morning i am told that park rangers are going through trash receptacles to see if some explosives were planted there sometime overnight after dark but there are so many soft targets in this area. so so many. >> at 30th street station bomb sniffing dogs and amtrak police with assault rifles are part of the normal scene. train stations are long since classified as soft targets that is where i got reaction from the massacre yesterday in manchester from one of the national security experts. >> soft target anywhere this people congait an entertainment event or a mall. right now we are in 30th street station in philadelphia. this actually has more security
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than most place. >> from concert places like theman to the ppv pavilion to tourist destinations here with bring crowds in the spring time and to celebrations like made in america and soft targets like the welcome america celebration. mayor kenney sends his condolences to england and tells his community not to give in to fear. >> we do our best to keep everyone safe but nobody should feel she should not show up to our events because of stuff like this. >> day after reactions. >> i have one life to live i'm not stopping and i'll keep moving and i encourage my students to do the same. >> put it in the back of your mind and be aware of it. anywhere in our society where people congregate at a high school football game on a friday
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night in the suburbs and in south jersey that is a soft target and represents an appealing target for a determined terrorist. >> rick, the price the experts say we must pay is eternal vigilance. >> thank you vernon. our coverage of the concert bombing in manchester continues on the 6 abc app. we'll alert you to any new updates as developments unfold. you can find photos and videos from the scene of the attack along with england and around the world. and a 17-year-old girl remains hospitalized after she was pinned under a septa train and the victim is in critical condition. police believe the girl accidentally fell on to the tracks in south philadelphia. first responders rescued her this morning and rushes her to jefferson university hospital with leg and foot injuries.
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a philadelphia man is now exonerated after spending 24 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. sharon thomas is currently released from prison in frackville, pence, searching time for the shooting death of mar ten ez and he says he was being held at a juvenile center for an up related offense at the time and today a judge vacated his conviction. the philadelphia district attorney's office announce whether they expect to retry thomas at a hearing next month. and it's a mostly cloudy tuesday and yet another chance of rain for us as we look live outside. sky 6 hd showing us the view from the temple university cam from the center city skyline. cecily i'm just waiting for the holiday weekend. >> one day looks fantastic and then iffy for a couple days of the weekend.
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today though we were just socked in with the clouds, we see plenty of clouds throughout the day and sprinkles erupting in lancaster and reading. and a lot of moisture to the south and it looks like it's pouring tonight but most of this low pressure and moisture with it will be riding offshore and we are getting bushed by this overnight. the wee hours of the morning some showers south and east of philadelphia and the bigger event arrives on thursday morning. the thursday morning commute is wet and another round thursday evening, we clear things out nicely for friday as we kick off the holiday weekend. look ago head it stays an unsettled pattern. it last into the holiday weekend. i was tracking a heat wave and i have brighter days ahead and i'll let you know when and when you need your umbrellas coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> we'll check back in later
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thank you. >> get the hourly forecast the details seven day and check stormtracker 6 live double scan any time on your phone or tablet. the 6 abc app is a free download for your mobile device. president trump has arrived in italy. air force one landed in rome today after the president wrapped up a quick stop in israel. he called on israeli and palestinians to put aside their differences and the next leg includes an audience with pope francis. back here a normally busy highway ramp was closed following a crash and police say that a truck overturned when the driver lost control on route 1 north. all traffic was diverted to route 1 south at the bensalem interchange. time now for a check of the "action news" traffic report on a tuesday. matt pellman is in the traffic center with the latest on the highways and by ways. >> the ramp was still closed into the 4:00 hour and gave us
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big delays but no longer, 57 miles per hour because the ramps from the turnpike east and west to go north on 1 have reopened. check it off the list. but elsewhere in bucks county. the fire department activity along upper state road and stick with one of the 202's. and on the big picture a new crash watching in gladwyne along old golf road and creek road. and nearby on the schuylkill eastbound a crash approaching city avenue it's gone but check out the area of red. here is what is looks like live eastbound side very heavy from 202 through this point near the conshohocken curve on in toward gladwyne, 50 minutes should be 15 on that eastbound travel time. not the best ride on the schuylkill. and on mass transit we have a new work wilmington line, that got new scheduled yesterday as
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they begin a track improvement plan in delaware. >> thank you matt. more ahead on our next half hour coming up on "action news." 10 people are chosen to search on the jury in the bill cosby sex assault case. we have an update from the courthouse in pittsburgh coming up. and a knew tool in the fight against cancer. we'll be right back.
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police say a man survived after falling down a cliff and getting stuck in a ravine, he was stuck for four days before he climbed on to a nearby golf course despite two broken legs and a broken wrist. they noticed the man and called for help and he was treated for hyperthermia but is expected to be okay. health check there may be a new tool in the fight against some cancers a way of tapping into the body's own immune system. ali gorman is here with the details. >> we are talking about t cells part of the immune system. scientists discovered a new group of cells that could be recruited to cancer treatments and therapies based on t cells
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are used for fighting cancer and researchers identified a new set of t cell that can recognize tumor cells. if they can find a way to transfer cancer fighting genes to the cells this could lead to a new range of treatments. and the number of americans with alzheimer's disease grows so do the number of family members that become care givers including younger adult children. and one in four care givers under the age of 34 and more men are also stepping into that role. >> the care giver could be young or old any race and any ethnic or racial background. we are all potential care givers, because it depends on what happeneds to our loved ones, we should all be prepared for that role. >> to help ucla health offers a boot camp the basics of dementia as well as preventing falls and
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meeting and calming someone that is confused or scared and they role play with professional actors to simulate scenarios for things they will encounter. they hope to establish nor boot camps to help families. and a reminder from the cdc for safe swimming, parents tend to underestimate the risk of kids drowning but the second cause of injury for death to kids under the age of 14. kids need to be supervised by an adult that is not drinking and not distracting and drowning tends to happen quickly and quietly. that is why it's vital that an adult is watching at all times. a new place to turn to in camden county for help with opioid addiction and mental health struggles. new jersey has a heroin death
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rate more than three times the national average. chester community charter school is lending a hand in the fight against drug use and the money goes to drug prevention and initiatives, the police and da did enough to commend to the students for taking this stand. still ahead ben franklin's gravestone is repaired after it was damaged by a fun long standing tradition in philadelphia. >> and a phillies player pays a visit to a local high school player details from camden when "action news" continues. chris christie: addiction is a disease.
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some expensive repairs are completed on ben franklin's damaged tomb son. a crack in the clap from the ritual of dropped pennies on it. it covered $80,000 worth of repairs and the finished product will be unveiled tonight at christ church. it's called america's most decorated battleship and an exciting new museum on the water
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front. the uss new jersey was the scene of celebration, the battleship marked the 74th commissioning in the u.s. navy. a commemoration was held with world war ii veteraned that served on board and fellow crew members no longer living, a memorial wreath was tossed into the delaware river in their memory. mercer county community college was making history as the first college in the u.s. to migrate to cloud based computing services, it gives the students a chance to serve any time anywhere. and that is important for today's mobile students, they have more than 11,000 students. and one of our own baseball stars visited lucky kids in camden today. hector came to woodrow wilson high school to talk to softball and baseball players there and gave them training tips and life lessons too. and did a q&a session.
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and he was a big hit with students, coaches and staff. still to come on "action news" tonight. a check of the accuweather forecast. sky 6 hd showing you the ben franklin bridge, gray skies again, cecily tynan has it's exclusive accuweather forecast when "action news" comes right back. what's more exhilarating than playing $100,000 club with top prizes of 100 thousand dollars? winning...on the spot. yeah! (laughter) play $100,000 club,
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time for accuweather tonight. cecily tynan has the forecast. >> are we in for month gloom? yes but we'll see sunshine tomorrow. it's not all gloomy but we have plenty of it. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing despite the cloud cover not much rain and showers beginning to develop in lancaster county and honesty we don't need much rain for may. it's been a relatively wet month for most of us. reading 2.5 inches of rain slightly below normal but the i-95 corridor, philadelphia closing in on 4 inches and wilmington the same. south jersey close to 6 inches in millville and atlantic city more than 6 inches and atlantic city this may so far the sixth wettest on record. we have plenty of moisture and more is on the way.
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right fow temperatures stuck in the 60s and philadelphia 66 and cape may 60 and allentown 67 and wilmington 67 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing an area of moisture down across the carolinas and virginia, it looks like we'll get this rain and most of this is sliding offshore tonight and clouds and showers around and most of them while we are sleeping with temperatures dropping into the mid up toer 50s. 5:00 in the morning we'll have showers. and the steadiest across south jersey and moves out quickly and as long as it keeps moving by afternoon future tracker 6 showing finally we'll see sunshine forgot what it looked like and temperatures respond in the 70s and then we have another round of rain on thursday morning. thursday morning commute allow plenty of extra time we are looking at extra rain and thunderstorms and another round of rain will move in on thursday night. so these are the computer model projections including how much rain we expect from philadelphia
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into friday morning. a half inch from the gts and close to on inch and a half from the rpm a good soaking for thursday in the morning and again late on thursday in the afternoon thursday night. the five-day at 5:00. enjoy the afternoon try to get outside and sunshine in the afternoon and clouds in the morning, the high is not bad. 75 degrees and thursday a soaking rain and two rounds of rain in the morning and again thursday night. perhaps a thunderstorm 68 degrees and friday gets better, brighter skies by the afternoon as we kick off the holiday weekend 75 and saturday the best day of the holiday weekend 78 degrees and sunday clouds roll in with the chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high of 78. so talk about the summer, what can we expect this summer. how hot will it be? how stormy i'll have the rundown of the summer outlook at 7:00. rick you want a lot of hot days and you like to come to my pool
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for the pool parties. >> every time i come you give me a different address i'm not falling for that this year. more to come in the next half hour off "action news" at 5:30. president trump arrives on his next stop on the first overseas tour. what he is expected to discuss with pope francis in italy. and now a tragedy is borning northern chance to grow, south jersey where officials cut the ribbon on a long awaited project. and the wawa welcome america.
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"action news" continues with jaime apody and monica malpass. we'll explain why. and jury selection continues in the sexual assault trial of
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bill cosby in pittsburgh and we have details from inside of the courtroom. >> first breaking news we continue to follow breaking news from outside of the ariana grande concert in england and theresa may has increased the terror threat level to critical. a critical threat level entails soldiers to patrol city streets and survivors of the suicide bombing call security going into the venue happen hazardous and one said she got in without being screened and that security was checking some bags but not others, manchester police did not say if the bomber blew himself up inside or outside of the venue. 22 people died in that attack and dozens more were injured. >> and our coverage continues on
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our 6 abc app. we'll alert you to new updates as develops unfold in other news president trump is in the middle of his first overseas trip but can't escape the questions about his administration concerning his campaign and the russians. >> today former head of the cia, john brennan says he knew that the trump cam and russia were in can't but collusion remains a myste mystery. stephanie ramos is live with more. >> you said it. that was the bombshell. he said he was some concerned about the communications between the trump campaign and the russians he felt they needed to be investigated. president trump is now in italy sprawling metropolitan city, rome. set to meet with pope francis
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who he openly disagreed with making their meeting unpredictable. but in the middle east he received a red carpet welcome from saudi arabia and israel and palestine and hopes for a peace deal between the palestinians and israel. and the president trump's legal trouble here in washington may be getting worse. >> russia is a ruse. i have nothing to do with russia. >> for the first time in front of capitol hill. the former head of the cia john brennan said he knew that the trump campaign and russian state actors were communicating. >> i was aware of intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between russian officials and u.s. persons involved in the trump campaign. >> brennan would not go as far as to say there was collusion. >> i don't know.
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>> the director of national intelligence declined to new accusations reported in the "washington post" on trump's alleged actions to undercut and stop james comey's probe into the 2016 election. >> it's not appropriate for me to comment publically on any of that. >> and he also said if he is call bradenton an investigative committee he will provide them with what he knows. stephanie ramos, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. president trump cents congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in a decade but wants sharp cuts in the variety of programs for the poor, from food stamps to medicare and disability plans. he wants to tighten work requirements to get people off government programs and back
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into the labor force, than will achieve the economic growth and some have voiced strong opposition to the plan. world news tonight will have more on the president's budget aproposal and the arrival in rome and brennan's testimony on capitol hill. you can watch it tonight at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. back here, this new york woman is facing charges of causing a disturbance at philadelphia international airport police arrested jennifer lee henry late last evening and according to -- she was intoxicating and throwing racial slurs and tonight she is facing charges of assault, disordery conduct and public drunkenness. and today in pittsburgh several more jurors were seated in the sexual assault trial of bill cosby and bob brooks says
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the process is videoly but surely moving forward. >> reporter: it's not easy selecting jurors both liked by the prosecution and the defense. given the case's high-profile and cosby's fame almost all the the jurors brought in have some previous knowledge of the case and cosby arrived arm and arm with the team and they have been as selective as possible. they use the six of their seven strikes. one of the women struck was a white woman who claimed she was a previous victim of sexual assault. cosby's attorney says that the 79-year-old is holding up and confident of the jury they will get in pittsburgh. >> he is holding up fine and looking forward to it and appreciates what has been done by pittsburgh and allegheny county. but the prosecution is also being selective. the cosby defense selected an
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attorney that claims to hate mainstream media and didn't know anything about the case. six jurors -- and once it's fully seated they will decide if cosby is guilty of three counts of aggravated sexual distance andrea constand. she said that cosby invited her to his home where he drugged and molested her and he stated it was consensual and the drug he gave her was benadryl. and jury selection continues tomorrow. we match the patch it could be fully seated tomorrow and those jurors will prepare to head 300 miles to montgomery county for the trial set for early next month. reporting in pittsburgh, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." a man was confronted by police in wilmington trying to run off and arrested and facing drug and gun charges, when they
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approach haywood johnson in a minivan on windsor street they could see drugs on the console allegedly. he was taken out of the van and that is when he tried to run. and a search turned up crack cocaine and marijuana and heroin and a handgun. he remains in jail in lieu of $60,000 bail. amtrak is doing repairs on the tracks going into penn station in new york city. if you are traveling north this summer you want to be aware of the delays. it lasts eight weeks starting in july. the rails that amtrak owns affects those that take the norris lines. and those end in hoboken and riders have to take p.a.t.h. trains and ferries into the city. aaa is projecting this weekend to be the busiest memorial day travel season in 10
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years, that people have more disposable income to use as a get away and 4,000 plus will travel almost half of them by rode and we asked what is the sport time to drive. >> early and late evenings and the holiday itself. memorial day, will allow to you avoid most of the traffic and congestion out there on the roadways. >> these locations are the most popular locations for families this memorial day weekend. and lets get a check of the commute home on a tuesday night. matt pellman is in the traffic center with more. >> you may or may not know that today is world turtle day. >> i did not know that. >> we are doing the best impression of the turtle on the schuylkill expressway slowly but steadily moving along in the southbound lanes. however, the travel time of 29 minutes is better than the 50 minute travel time we had last half hour.
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if you stay local watch for a crash in gladwyne at old gulf in mill creek and southbound slowing on 95 if you head into the phils game. at the betsy ross bridge just 18 miles per hour. and they will open the new off ramp at girard avenue. restrictions start at 8:00 to get the new ramp open overnight. and restrictions at upper state road because of fire activity. stick with a 202, either the parkway or butler avenue area instead. and emergency construction going on in pennsauken near bishop usetice avoid 70 eastbound because of restrictions there. >> sounds good thank you. philadelphia city officials announce details about this year's wawa welcome america the six day festival kicks off june 9th. and there are more than 50
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events for visitors to enjoy including the ever popular party on the parkway. this year mary j. blige will headline the event. and boys to men will receive an award for their contributions to the city. children in seasonal will have a new place to create learn and play because of the impact of superstorm sandy. >> yesterday we showed you sky 6 hd with a lot of clouds and they are still locked in and a window of sunshine before heavy rain pushes back in. we'll have the timing in the accuweather forecast. >> plus, ducis rogers with sports including eagles and phillies. that and more when "action news" comes right back.
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five years after superstorm sandy battered new jersey something good is coming. a head started case center the money came from superstorm sandy
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aid. it's on baccarat boulevard and more than 300 children call this place a home away from home. >> the phrase food for thought was taken to a new level in center city today. community groups and business leaders enjoyed a meal while sharing ideas to bolster the area. this was organized by philadelphia foundation and the james knight foundation. ducis rogers is here with sports and lets talk eagles, believe it or not. >> we are on the football fieldworking out and just a little taste. they kicked off their ota's and they are voluntary but they strongly recommend attending. there are no pads or hitting for the three day workout and that makes torrey smith appear even faster. carson wentz has a new rubbing back from lagarret blunt, and speaking of wentz he is about to
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begin his second season in the nfl. he already seeing a difference in his quarterback. >> the number one thing i have seen is leadership. he came in ready to go and eager. and excited. about the offseason and working with you know the new guys and the guys from last year. >> now it's just focusing on these guys and focusing on this play book and how to build something special. and you know, it's come very kind of naturally organically as a quart break here. being a leader going hand and hand and i am looking forward to that and i feel that is continuing to grow every day. >> we mentioned lagarret blunt, the running back was a concern but they signed him last week and a big back acustomed to winning part of two super bowl winning teams with the patriots and for him it was about keeping it light. >> you know joking around and laughing with guys you have to get comfortable here.
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and you know you have be around the guys and these are the guys you are going to be working with and get comfortable with them and learn their personality. and know it's a good thing for the last couple of days. >> the phillies will try their luck with the colorado rockies again tonight and the change in the lineup, cameron rupp and miguel also sitting this one out. the rockies banged out 13 hits compared to the phillies 3 hits and lost 8-1 and dropped 18 of their last 22 games, they vow to keep shrugging away. >> we'll continue to go out there and prepare and become better players. all we can do is go out and learn from our mistakes and learn from our coaches and our peers and get ready to go again. >> all right. the nba playoffs, game four the eastern conference finals is tonight in boston. the warriors advance to the nba finals with a victory over the
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spurs. steph curry was silly, a game high 36 points and the warriors a perfect 12-0 this post season. this will be their third straight nba final appearance. and more proof that athletes can do things we mere moralales cannot do. macy hatfield coming a long way and she makes the grab -- hatfield eats a lot of dirt in the process and it's worm it and hits a home one in her team's 3-0 contradictory. >> incredible. i'd paid to watch it. >> i bets you would. thank you ducis. roger moore, the longest serving movie star to play iconic british spy james bon has died. the his family confirmed he passed away in switzerland with a brief battle with cancer. he played bond in seven films and a leading man on television
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stars in the saint and the persuaders, he was well regarded for his charitable work as well and served as a goodwill ambassador for 30 years. roger moore was 89. introducing fios gigabit connection. superfast internet at an incredible price. with speeds up to 940 megs. that's 20x faster than most people have. and, it's just $79.99 a month online for 1 year. and only $5 more per month for the second year. get fios gigabit connection for $79.99 with tv, hbo for 1 year and multi-room dvr service for 2 years. all with a 2-year agreement. switch now at fiosgigabit.com.
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to learn more. go long. meteorologist, adam joseph is here now with a closer look
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at the forecast. and hopefully some sunshine tomorrow. >> we'll break into a window of sunshine tonight and tomorrow before the clouds roll back in and heavy rain by thursday morning. a lot of clouds today and a few showers in lancaster and parts of kent county. still seeing hanging out at times and trying to come up the eastern seaboard fall ago part but as we get into the overnight hours some of it holding together and a band of showers especially philadelphia to the south and east. temperature-wise quakertown 62 and malvern and kirkwood 63 degrees and in new jersey as well as delaware you add a couple more degrees here or there. but basically the same. 65 in cinnaminson and 65 in smyrna and cooler along the
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shore brigantine 62 and cape may at 63 degrees, pipeline of the moisture down to the south most of it swings down to the carolinas and virginias just to the south and we get a little scrape here of light showers overnight into early tomorrow morning and then you see the spin near omaha and chicago and the upper level low is pinwheeling through here wednesday night into the day on thursday. than is our most unsettled period through the rest of this week. so for tonight a lot of clouds and a few showers coming through 54 to 58 degrees with the northeasterly wind and late tonight this morning a little bit of a wet start damp roadways on your wednesday morning you may wake up and go another dreary day give it a few hours late morning into the afternoon. 2:30 a small window where the crowds part and we'll see sunshine and drier tomorrow afternoon, spiking the
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temperatures before that low pressure in the northern plains coming through wednesday night into thursday. 75 degrees between the two systems tomorrow afternoon. this low comes through the ohio valley and drifts through the north a triple point low basically a new low along three fronts that converge over our region. ma means heavy rain and a thunderstorm and scattered showers as you get into thursday afternoon into thursday evening at 68 degrees. as the low is developing a persistent wind coming in off the water so the water piling up we have a new moon on thursday and the tides are astronomically high and could be minor flooding tomorrow evening, between 7:00 and 8:00 people on the owes side in new jersey and the delaware beaches. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 75 and a nice afternoon tomorrow despite a damp start tomorrow morning and rain at times heavy in the morning and scattered in the afternoon thursday of 68 and breezy and brighter on friday
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afternoon with gradual improvement of 75 and the weekend right now starts nice on saturday. 78 and the pick of the weekend unsettled as it is looking on sunday with clouds and showers and 78. memorial day 77 and partly sunny tuesday up to 80 degrees and a reminder tonight at 11:00 p.m. right here on channel 6. that summer outlook, not only let you know if there be a hot one like last summer we'll let you know if that active pattern sets in as well and rainy at times at 11:00 p.m. >> thank you. remember you can get the hourly forecast the detailed seven day and check stormtracker 6 live double scan on your smart phone or tablet. it's a free download for your mobile device. breaking news from the german town section a triple shooting just occurred. it happened at 5:35, in the 1500 block of high school street.
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the details are sketchy but three people were hurt. no word on where on their body they were shot and to other people were shot one there being transported. at least two homes were also struck by gun fire around the corner on worchester street. police cordoned off several streets to this neighborhood. we don't know many details just three people shot in german town.
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right now jim gardner and the "action news" team is standing by with these stories at 6:00. concert terror attack, reaction from nodes that just travels here from across the way. and officials are working to protect soft targets. and live to hollywood for the backstage access to "dancing
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with the stars" and alicia vitarelli. for meteorologist, adam joseph, cecily tynan, and the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams good night.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan, and jim gardner. tuesday night the reward in the shooting of a 1-year-old boy. and the seating of jurors in the bill cosby trial. but the big sorry is the city of manchester, england
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trying to hold themselves together after a terrorist attack. and britain has raised their terror alert to the highest level, critical. today thousands gathered to remember the 22 victims and the 59 people injured some with life-threatening injuries. this was it's scene after a suicide bomber detonated himself outside of the main part of the manchester arena where ariana grande just finished her concert. several seconds of silence was followed by panic and screams and many were children, the youngest 8 years old 12 of the wounded are under 16 and today they scoured red brick houses in the manchester suburbs, one is the suspect's house identified as salman abedi. isis claimed responsibility but the american

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