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o build possible murder charges against her. officer hudson's chief says it was a very stormy relationship. >> i believe absolutely he was afraid of this woman. >> reporter: darby police chief says officer hudson's colleagues where he served in both the police and fire departments knew he was having a rough time with his girlfriend. she is 27-year-old teaian in a finch. hudson had gone to court in january to get a restraining order against her. saturday afternoon neighbors heard a loud argument coming from the rear bedroom of hudson's home in glenolden. then a gun shot. police sources say it was not suicide. that officer hudson was shot with his own service revolver by someone standing about 4 feet away. finch was the only other person there at the time. >> he wanted to break off. >> yes. i've heard that from a number of people. to the point where we're we're at right now. she's only been here, my information only been here for less than a week and that
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wasn't what he wanted. >> based on witness accounts of the argument police have charged finch with making terroristic threats simple assault. sources say finch was arraigned in her hospital bed this morning where she was being treated for seizures related to diabetes. detectives were back at officer hudson's home in glenolden this morning along with family members collecting more evidence and his uniform. funeral services are scheduled for this saturday. it's been a tough loss for the darby police and the yeadon fire company. >> he was a tremendous guy. the police department is -- i mean we're handling it. you know, i had to take all the shifts off for two days just because everybody is so down about it. >> reporter: well, officer hudson's girlfriend is now in jail being held on a quarter million dollars bail as police here in darby township and county detectives continue to build a possible murder case
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against her. live in sharon hill, david henry, channel6 "action news." shirleen. >> thank you, david. we are learning more about a small plane crash that killed two people in chester county. the aircraft went down just after takeoff from brandywine airport in west goshen yesterday. the pilot was undergoing what is known as a check ride, a proficiency test with a flight instructor on board. both men were killed. federal investigators from the ntsb and the faa are at the site looking for evidence that may tell them what went wrong. witnesses say it was fortunate the plane did not hit any homes including a nearby retirement complex. "action news" reporter john rawlins will have more in a live report tonight on "action news" at 5:00. >> police in montgomery county trying to get to the bottom of a high school scandal. officials say students were posting explicit pictures of their female classmates online. today we heard from the school's principal about this. "action news" reporter chad
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pradelli live outside the school with the very latest. chad. >> reporter: rick, students had planned to walk out at 11:15 north penn high school to protest the alleged treatment of some of these female students but many did not take part. that's due in part to the principal here, he made himself available in the auditorium for most of the day and it seems most students went there to voice their concerns. only a few students walked out of north penn high school today to protest the alleged sharing of nude and sexually explicit photos and videos of students. the scandal has rocked the large school of roughly 3,000 students. but it seems some bypass the walkout for fear of punishment. >> i just think that they don't feel like getting the consequences of being like, oh, we'll get iss and we'll get saturday school for this. who cares were we get. at least we know what we're standing up for what we believe in saying this is wrong. >> a lot of girls feel
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humiliated and vulnerable. >> reporter: students say the photos were uploading the file sharing app drop box. school administrators declined request for an interview but a spokesperson said they learned what happened a week or so ago and contacted law enforce. the principal hosted a message on the district's web site. >> i continue to urge anyone with knowledge that would contribute to the investigation of such activity to directly contact his or her local police department. >> consequences for the people involved and they just want it to be like a serious matter that they don't want it to just be ignored. >> reporter: so far no one has been charged but montgomery county district attorney risa vetri furman says an investigation is under way. >> the consequences to them are potentially very severe. these are felony offenses we're talking about sharing child pornography sharing sexually explicit images of
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minors. >> reporter: and students tell us that dozens of photos have been uploaded to that drop box app but risa vetri furman who you just heard there, she tells us the investigation is still early on and they don't have a firm number on exactly how many photos or alleged victims are out there. live in to you men towamencin chad pradelli channel6 "action news." >> a septa attack capped on surveillance march 19. today police released photos from a different security photo inside the station. these are closeups of three teenagers who allegedly assaulted another man on the northbound platform on march 19th. investigators think the suspects are 15 or 16 years old. anyone who recognizes them is asked to contact philadelphia police. >> it is time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. andier clouds made way for a really nice day. >> also snow flurries this morning as meteorologist adam
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joseph is outside. you saw them, too adam. >> no, i was asleep. it's like adding insult to injury. every now and then we get a little pop of sun and then some areas seeing snow showers earlier. right now we're not talking precipitation. we're talking typical temperatures with winds out of the west-northwest, 56 in philadelphia, 65 in washington but to the north in binghamton buffalo, they to 40 degrees so we're still right on that verge of winter-like air and spring warmth. satellite and radar you can see we've got that clear sky that worked in after the early rain and wet snow showers. you're seeing more showers to the north and west. they will fall apart as they push in overnight tonight. however, a clipper system is gathering some steam from grand forks to minneapolis diving to the south and east for us tomorrow. rain moving in tomorrow afternoon and maybe more wet snowflakes north and west with that system tomorrow.
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60's by late in the week with sunshine. we'll talk about all the ups in that forecast as well can coming up in a little bit. alicia. >> adam thank you. we're talking baseball here in just one week it's opening day for the phillies. but for fans heading into citizens bank park, this year is the game is going to look and feel a little bit different. that's because metal detectors are now up and running starting this friday everyone who enters the ballpark at any gate will have to pass through one. since boston marathon bombing major league baseball officials say they started the process of increasing security measures. the phillies ran a pilot program at the end of last season which they say helped streamline the screening process. >> we learned that you don't have to take out everything out of your pockets like at the airport. you don't is to take off your belts and shoes. only large items cell phone camera keys are what we are asking our fans to take out of their pockets. >> it's unfortunate that it's come down to this but yeah you need it in today's society and
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i think it will help make fans coming into the ball parks not only here but all over the can country feel safer and much more secure. >> reporter: now, the phillies say will you have to allow for just a little extra time as you head into the park for a game but that the metal detector takes just one second to pass through. they urge everyone to check their list of prohibited items and say last year the biggest offend erin included pocket knives and those will be confiscated if you try and bring them in but shirleen the good news is baseball is coming back next week. >> i know and that usually means that the temperatures eventually gets better. >> that's right. >> hopefully that will happen soon. thanks alicia. and an attempt to regulate philadelphia's food trucks hit a roadblock today as city council committee was considering a measure that would suggest the vehicles to regular inspections by the fire department. the proposal was sparked by a propane tank explosion last july that killed a mother and a daughter working in a food truck. but the bill stalled because the city may not even have the right to conduct those inspections.
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currently the state is responsible. the jurisdictional question delayed any possible vote. council president darrell clarke is hoping the debate can be resolved before several upcoming events like the pope's visit in september. the measure will go back to the council committee for debate once the issues are resolved. >> all right, time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report. monday afternoon. >> let's go live to matt pelman in the traffic center. hi, matt. >> high, guys. weekend is but a distant memory. as we try to head home hitting a few road blocks. heavy traffic of course on the vine street expressway eastbound side from this point at the schuylkill on out toward 95. westbound just starting to slow approaching 76. this is normal afternoon volume that we're used to and that's were we're finding on the schuylkill and 95 as well. a lot of speeds in the teens in the normal slow spots. but in warrington something out of the ordinary this afternoon. there's a crash along lower state road between county line and bradly road there by the grow and sell n smyrna a crash
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along 13, dupont boulevard at big oak roadblocking the turn lanes. if you ride septa trolleys the 36 trolley is not running all week. you're on the buses instead between 80th and eastwick and 72nd and elmwood because of construction lasting this week. let's grab the ipod do the computer report. one of our friends chuck speedy talking about yet another pothole on the road, this along germantown pike in worcester and don't forget he's a member of our 6abc commuter team. can be, too. just go to menu, go to my waze and then under teams if you're in our area you should find the 6abc "action news" commuter team. you can join. we've got almost 20,000 friends using the waze app on our team right now. we want you to be another one. we'll check it again rick and shirleen coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you matt. talk to you again soon. much more still ahead on "action news." a fallout over a controversial law in indiana. how businesses politicians and
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even ncaa are coming together to put pressure on the governor. >> plus a bizarre security scare leads to a deadly shooting at the national security agent z the man who dressed as women and tried to ram their way into. >> what the school is saying about the problem hitting the school's computer network. we'll be right back. why combine performance with a conscience? why innovate for a future without accidents? why do any of it? why do all of it? because if it matters to you it's everything to us. the xc60 crossover. from volvo. lease the well-equipped volvo xc60 today. visit your local volvo showroom for details.
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>> ♪♪ >> police say two men dressed as women triggered a shooting outside the fort meade military base in maryland. the pair drove an suv into the complex that includes national security agency. they were ordered to leave but refused and collided with a police cruiser. shots were fired and one man inside the suv was killed. the other was severely injured and one officer was taken to the hospital. but he is expected to survive. the fbi says the suspects had drugs with them and the incident is now related to terrorism. it is unclear why the men were
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dressed as women but a wig recovered in the scene is part of that investigation. here at the big board now to the growing firestorm over indiana's new religious freedom law. the one that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians. the final four is headed to indianapolis next week. while critics are calling for a boycott the governor is not backing down. as indiana gears up for this weekend's final four, a political controversy threatens to overshadow the games. indiana politicians are scrambling to deal with the fallout from a new law meant to prevent the government from forcing organizations to provide services that run against their religious beliefs. 19 other states have similar legislation but critics say the indiana law gives businesses the green light to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers in the name of religious freedom. >> this is not about discrimination, this is about protecting the religious liberty of every hoosier of
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every faith. >> reporter: indiana governor mike pence insisted there would be no changes to the law but this morning republican leaders said they're already working on a fix. adding new language to the controversial legislation. >> we feel the need to step up to the plate today and get this clarified and calm the seas. >> reporter: some indiana businesses aren't waiting around making it clear to customers they don't agree with the law. this tiny but powerful sticker is popping up in storefronts across the state capitol. >> that's important to me is that so a consumer for sure to see businesses don't discriminate against anybody for any reason. >> reporter: the ncaa is headquartered in indianapolis. basketball fans are flocking there for the men's college championship. in an interview with espn the president mark emert weighed in on the controversy. >> we have to say if this environment remains the way that it is what does that mean for us going forward. >> reporter: along with those stickers being poster across businesses in indiana
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the twitter hashtag boycott indiana is also going viral across the country. so this one certainly has a lot of people talking and a big firestorm. rick. >> all right alicia, thank you. back here rutgers university is trying to get its commuter network up and running after a weekend cyber attack. a university spokesman says the trouble started on friday. the internet was slow or sometimes not available at all on campus. the problem lasted throughout the weekend. the school says the system is working again but users have to be on campus to access it. a spokesman also says there's no evidence that any confidential information was compromised. >> time now for that accuweather forecast. yes, a mixed bag today but at least we're getting closer to those normal temperatures. >> we hope so. meteorologist adam joseph standing by with a closer look at the work week. nice picture of the shore behind you. >> yeah, you want to go. >> let's do it. >> head there right now. a few folks have the right idea. you can see them walking on the sand right now and that sun glistening off the atlantic and sharing that sky with the sun just a few
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clouds. as we look at the numbers with a westerly wind the shore just as warm as it is inland. 56 right now in atlantic city, 55 sea isle city, 56 in millville and in reading right now 53 degrees so pretty uniform temperatures with those winds coming in off of the land to the shore at speeds of about 12 to 16 miles per hour from lancaster to wilmington. a little breezy, 23 miles an hour winds sustained and some gusts higher than that in a little less towards trenton and beach haven. winds helping to rip some of that cloud cover app parter and also pushing the rain and snow showers that we had earlier today off the coast. anything you see to the north and west, that is lighting up on the radar will fall apart once the sun cents as it bumps over the mountains in pennsylvania but we are watching this system. it is very weak, a little bit of rain now developing minneapolis international falls to green bay. this is a typical chipper
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system that we see. if you want to see any sun tomorrow it's going to be first thing in the morning as clouds are building to the west hadi of that clipper the clouds quickly increase and as the precipitation arrives it is in the form of rain for most of us tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. tomorrow morning's rush hour dry. tomorrow afternoon's rush hour very wet all across the region and by early in the evening that's when the rain starts to pull away. however, to the north and west on future tracker you may see a little bit of blue on there between noon and 8 o'clock tomorrow. that's when we expect the light rain across the delaware valley the lehigh valley, a quarter to about a third of an inch of rainfall but they could see a little bit of wet snow mixing in in those far northwestern suburbs close to reading and also the lehigh valley and as far north as the poconos we could see 1 to 3 inches of snow tomorrow afternoon. 30 in allentown, 37 in philadelphia, 40 down in cape may with stars and clouds. as we look at your four day at
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4:00 it is a wet afternoon and evening tomorrow at 52 degrees but again far to the north and west north of the lehigh valley, poconos again a little mixed snow and then on wednesday wall to wall sunshine, 52 and take a look at thursday. >> wow. >> it's a sick day right eighty sunshine, just a few high clouds, 65 degrees and it's very warm on good friday, passover begins at sundown friday but it's a wet day with on and off showers again at that 68 degrees. thursday is your winner this week. >> yeah, i feel a cold coming on. >> (coughing). >> if you call out thursday. >> we all know now. >> abington senior high schoolly in montgomery county welcomed a very special guest and former graduate this morning. and it was broadcast all over the world. newly appointed u.s. secretary of defense and philadelphia native ashton carter met with students at his alma mater part of a national tour called force the future. secretary carter talked with the kids about national security and other important issues. his visit was broadcast live via satellite to military installations all around the
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world. >> to business now, and a big rally for stocks. check this out. the dow jones picking up close to 264 points today, the nasdaq 56 points up and the s & p 500 also gaining 25 points. the market got a boost thanks to good news from the fed and also stimulus in china. jetblue says it has fixed a computer outage that led to serious delays across the country this morning. the glitch made it impossible for passengers to check into their flights. that meant every single person had to check in manually at the counter waiting in long lines and major delays. the airline says anyone flying should still expect delays today as it tries to get back on schedule. it's still not sure just what caused that glitch. and mcdonald's is planning to serve its breakfast menu all day long. according to a report the chain is planning to test a 24/7 breakfast in one u.s. market in the next month or two. mcdonald's has not commented on the report.
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in the past, the chain has said limited grille space makes it tough to serve breakfast all day but the company has seen some pretty strong sales of its coffee. it has also seen increased competition since taco bell launched its own breakfast menu. and ford is bringing back the lincoln continental. the company unveiled a prototype ahead of the new york auto show. it will hit show rooms next year and it's expected to be priced to compete with mercedes and bmw's biggest cars. the lincoln continental was a staple for decades but it has been off the market for the last 13 years. so call it a comeback you guys. >> uh-huh. sharp. thank you alicia. >> nice. >> still ahead on "action news" at 4:00 police are asking for your help to catch the man who pulled a knife on a septa driver. >> she was acquitted of murder so why is amanda knox going back to italy? we'll explain next. >> and if your little one will only sleep in a moving vehicle, wait until you see how this dad figured out a
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>> ♪♪ >> police in the tioga section of philadelphia are looking for the man who pulled out a knife on a septa bus. it happened back on march 21st. police say the man was on a route 23 bus and the driver asked him to clear the aisle so passengers could walk through. but they say the man became angry, pulled a knife and threatened the driver. he eventually got off the bus and no one was hurt. police are asking anyone who can can identify the man to call them. >> amanda knox may go back to
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italy now that the ordeal of her murder trial is over. knox wack quitd in the 2007 killing of her roommate. she was originally found guilty and spent four years in jail before winning her freedom on appeal. she said she would never go back to italy willingly but today there are reports she wants to go back and write a book on the italian legal system. knox is planning to sue the italian government for time wrongly spent behind bars. >> and there's more to come when "action news" at 4:00 continues. we're learning new information about a crash that claimed the life of an new jersey teenager. why police say she was standing outside her car on a busy highway. >> gun control advocates say tributes to the victims of the sandy hook school shooting. more on their message when we come back
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announced the charges today after a four year investigation. "action news" reporter vernon odom has the story from media. >> reporter: this is darby businessman frank wilson. according to the d.a. he's an auto insurance fraud king pin who has been under investigation for many years but just busted today. he operated out of two locations on summer street in darby. his intake officers at 1006 and empty garage at 850. >> after he took possession of those vehicles he would further damage those vehicles and then transporter the vehicle over to 1006 summit avenue where adjuster would come and inspect the damage. >> reporter: 10 alleged co-conspirators were arrested. they defrauded insurance companies out of $85,000 they can document in court. wilson is alleged to have enhanced the damage to vehicles and profited from the inflated claims. sometimes giving kickbacks to the coconspirators. >> he sometimes would take a
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forklift and ram them into the side of the car and other times it was the steal beam at 850 summit a he would drive the car once it got inside 850 summit avenue he would close the door and drive the car into a steel beam. >> reporter: wilson was released on bail about 90 minutes ago free to reopen his business transformers collision specialists which he was operating this morning before he was arrested. the d.a. says he wants the -- all the suspects to get some significant jail time but for wilson he says he wants a lot of jail time because he was allegedly running a criminal organization. live in the courthouse in media, vernon odom, channel6 "action news." >> vernon thank you. a police officer is on the mend this afternoon after a chain reaction crash in bucks county. and police believe the driver who caused it all was intoxicated. the crash happened last night on route 1 near route 13 in falls township.
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falls township officer tom lundquist had pulled over a car for speeding. as he went to talk to the driver a third vehicle hit the back of his patrol car pushing the cruiser into the first vehicle. lundquist and all three cars were pushed about 20 feet down the road. the department says it's lucky lundquist wasn't riding with his normal partner trigger. >> ironically the beginning of this tour tonight our partner had his canine partnerly he had to kennel his dog and take his substitute vehicle. he did not take his dog with him. if his dog were with him he would be dead. >> lundquist escaped the wreck with a sprained wrist. five others were taken to the hospital including richard morales the driver of that third car. he's in serious condition after his head went through the windshield. no charges have been filed at this point. police are awaiting toxicology tests. an 18-year-old from burlington county has died after being hit by a tractor-trailer on a busy highway.
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police say lyric smith was driving on i-295 in mount laurel township last night when she lost control of her car and hit a guardrail. her car came to a stop in the center lane. as she got out both she and her car were hit by a tractor-trailer. she died at the scene. the accident remains under investigation. >> a warminster man is behind bars accused of secretly photographing women in the changing rooms of a local target and police believe he may have been doing it for months. he used a ball point pen with a built in video camera to photograph women at the target on old york road in abington. police were tipped off by woman who spotted the pen while changing. he was busted on saturday and police say he admitted to the crime but he claims he never uploaded any pictures to the internet. police believe he may have been photographing women since last november. >> all right time to talk temperatures and we're seeing mild conditions out there today. not a bad weekend as well.
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we're still going the see cooler condition tonight. >> temperatures tomorrow will drop a little bit especially north and west. rain comes in but we'll be rewarded on wednesday and especially thursday. as we look live right now on the temple university sky 6 camera the camera kind of shaking left and right a little bit with the wind out of the west-northwest at 16 as we're looking at broad street, city all, you can see william penn there at the top with a warm temperature of 56 and in northwestern chester county right now near honeybrook you can see the landscape brown no, snow and a mix of sun and clouds 53. in this parent of chester county you can see wet snow mixing in at times tomorrow with that rain and it's all because of a clip per system that will be pushing in from the northern plains. right now not a lot of moisture with it as it's stretching from milwaukee chicago, up towards grand forks. we'll have the timing of this rain as it pushes in, how much to expect and those toasty numbers here for thursday coming up in that seven day.
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>> april showers right. >> bring. >> may flowers. >> eventually. >> and may flowers bring. >> eva pilgrim. >> do you that every year. >> stick with you can always find live storm tracker 6 radar in the seven-day forecast and get the very latest from our team of meteorologists. >> authorities now say the co-pilot who deliberately flew a germanwings plane into the french alps received treatment for suicidal tendencies. they say andreas lubitz received psychotherapy for several years before becoming a pilot but they say there was no evidence that he was suicidal or aggressive towards others leading up to the crash. meantime recovery efforts continue in the alps. officials are still working to identify the 150 people who were killed. >> one small town in new jersey has been named the best place to raise a family. "action news" anchor sharrie williams is live in the news room with more. hi sharrie. >> reporter: rick the town is pennington.
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it is in mercer county and new jersey family magazine has named it the best. i guess we'll find out why and it's a tiny town but the mayor says it is full of charm. coming up at 5 o'clock, new jersey correspondent nora muchanic goes to pennington to find out for herself why the ranking comes as no surprise to the people who live and work there. and some nutrition any of thes thes -- nutritionist supporting meatless mondays. what skipping meat once a week does for your body and our environment. that is coming up in health check. we'll have those stories and much more when we join you at 5 o'clock. back to shirleen. >> all right, sounds g thanks, sharrie. from our delaware news room, a tribute to victims of a school shooting made a stop in new castle county today. a team of 26 gun control advocates rides from newtown connecticut to washington d.c. every year. they honor the 26 people who died in the massacre at sandy hook elementary in 2012. and they call attention to
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their campaign for new gun laws. the police athletic league in hockessin delaware is one of the chosen stops. they were greeted by people who support their cause. >> although we have not seen any tragedies fortunately the magnitude of sandy hook here in delaware over the last couple of years our friends from law enforcement who are here can tell you we have seen more than our fair share of gun violence and some of that work to prevent gun violence has to be done in washington d.c. so i'm very glad that that's your final destination. >> team 26 will end their 400-mile journey at the steps of the capitol in washington. >> family and friends gathered today in wilmington to say goodbye to a pioneer. services for dr. c patricia turner devlin were held this morning at the episcopal. she was the first african-american woman to become a doctor in the state of delaware. she was also known for her value tear inch. she passed away tuesday after a brief illness. she was 91 years old. >> after the break, tom
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brady's fans are speaking out about his death defying jump. >> a firefighter from california fighting for his life after falling through the roof of a burning hole and the whole thing was caught on camera. >> what's the perfect way to make a baby fall asleep. for one dad all it takes a is a toy truck that moves. >> as long as the batteries hold up. >> those stories and adam joseph is back with the full forecast from accuweather when "action news" continues next
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>> all right, meteorologist adam joseph is here now with a closer look at that forecast. midweek looks great. >> it does. wednesday, thursday, it's sunny, we're warming finally above normal. >> it's no april fool's joke, right? >> no, us on wednesday. there is no tricking this time around. i wouldn't do that to you after the wind we've had. to you maybe yes but to you at home never. as we take a look at the
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action cam which was out in university city earlier we had a lot of cloud cover some splashes of sun but with that wind today at times you still needd that spring/winter jacket but for the most part didn't need the gloves, the hats or anything like that. as we look at double scan live radar around the region, all is quiet at the present time but this time tomorrow we will be tracking some steady rain passing through. right now we're 56 in philadelphia, the same for millville and with winds out of the west-northwest we have a land breeze at the shore so we're not tapping in off of that cold ocean of 42 so even there temperatures are in the mid-50's. pretty quiet across the lower 48 with the exception of that clipper. moving between bismarck, north dakota and chicago illinois, that will be diving to the south and east here overnight tonight and then past through the midatlantic -- pass through the midatlantic throughout the afternoon hours tomorrow. so, future tracker first thing in the morning looking pretty good. we've got those light westerly wind, we have sunshine for that morning rush hour. then the clouds quickly increase and by lunchtime and
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thereafter, the rain spreads over i-95 and even to the north and west early in the afternoon at 2 o'clock, at times we could see some wet snow mixing in between lancaster, reading allentown even parts of northern chester montgomery and bucks county but if you see some wet snowflakes mixing in not going to accumulate on the ground and then that rain continues to pass through during the evening rush hour and by 8 o'clock tomorrow night we're starting to dry to the north with those northerly winds and a few leftover showers to the south and east on tuesday evening. so, 52 will do it for the high tomorrow as the low sinks to the south. we're on the colder side of that low. it could have been a lot warmer with that rain but not the case tomorrow. again with a couple of flakes mixing in north and west. that quickly pushes to the east. high pressure is going to race in here on wednesday bringing wall to wall sunshine, 52 degrees. sounds great with the sun. it will feel great although there will be that northwesterly wind and temperatures still averaging about 70 degrees below normal. over the next 12 hours stars
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and clouds tonight seasonable lows, 30 in the suburbs to 37 for center city. and your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast afternoon and evening rain tomorrow for most of us at 52. staying at 52 on wednesday but with that sunshine it's going to feel pretty nice and then we get a huge jump here on thursday, above average of 65 degrees with just a few high clouds. we stay warm on good friday at 68 degrees. passover at sundown. a lost clouds and there will be on and off showers throughout your friday. rainy friday night. early on saturday a leftover shower before it dries out it turns breezy cooler, dropping back to 52 and easter sunday looks great. sunshine right now 54 degrees and opening day for the phillies, clouds will be on the increase but pretty average with a temperature in the upper 50's. >> all right. >> starting to slide towards the warmer air. >> these days that's more than we can ask for. >> agreed. >> thanks adam. we now know who will be taking over the daily show for
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jon stewart. comedian trevor noah has been named the new host. the 31-year-old from south africa has contributed to the show in recent months. stuart says he's thrilled for the show and even noah and even jokes he may join as a correspondent just to be a part of it. stuart is signing off later this year after 16 years as host of the daily show. >> blank
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>> time to save with 6abc. prom season is quickly approaching from the hair to the nails, the makeup, limo and of course the gown. dressing up for the big day can add up big time. so we rounded up a few ways to look just as glam without spending a fortune. first there's a new web site called charlotte's closet. kind of like the popular fashion borrowing site rent
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the runway. they can rent for gowns for $26. they send you two different sizes to be sure you have the perfect fit. you don't is to dry clean it before sending it back. you can rent the dresses for proms, bat mitzvah homecoming you name it. consider consignment. because women often wear a special occasion dress just once or twice many consign them and you can own a designer dress for up to 90 percent off. have a prom dress exchange party. do a swap. it will be new to you and finally borrow. shop in a friend's or older sibling's closet and again you can have a dress for nothing but you know what, so many creative ways to have a fabulous gown for the big day. shirleen. >> awesome stuff. thank you alicia. we are reintroducing our viewers to spartan. you met him a few months ago. back then he had a different identity. when he arrived at the new castle county police department he was already known as tyson but that was
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too similar to a horse already in the mounted patrol so the county launched a renaming contest and the winner was just revealed. 11-year-old jocelyn mendez picked the new name spartan because she says it fits his personality. she was honored at the spring county festival over the weekend. that's it. for the "action news" time i'm shirleen al k. myself and
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>> ♪♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody. meteorologist cecily tynan rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪♪ >> federal investigators have joined the search for clues in a plane crash that took two lives over the weekend. happened just after takeoff at brandywine airport in chester county. and the victims have still not been identified. monday night, monica malpass is off sharrie williams is joining us. and the big story on "action news" is the deadly crash that happened during a routine flight test for licensed pilots. >> "action news" reporter john rawlins is live near the crash site in west goshen township
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with the very latest. john. >> reporter: well, those official identifications may not come until wednesday now. we'll get to that in a moment. in the meantime we are learning more about the particular flight yesterday. it was an evaluation flight. what is known as a check ride sometimes. it's a requirement if you are a u.s. pilot to stay current you have to fly with an faa designated flight instructor once every two years. so, in this case, that means both men in that plane were pilots. family members of one of the pilots killed yesterday stopped by the crash site today. distraught they spoke briefly with federal investigators and stopped to just see the place where the four seater single engine piper cherokee slammed into the earth. early this morning an ntsb and faa investigator with the help of the west goshen police began the process of trying to figure out what made the plane with both a licensed pilot and a certified flight instructor at the controls fall from the sky. >> we have witness accounts


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