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get ready for the second round nova and same time josie playoffs today hope lg to make it to the sweet 16. on on the first day of spring, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: i was going to say get ready for windchills. looking at the center city skyline shades of gray, we have clouds lowering and thickening. 38 degrees in the city of philadelphia. that's the number in millville. cape may, 42. atlantic city, 40. allentown, 33. trenton, 35. poconos 27. watch what happens when you factor in the winds, 16 in the mountains, 23 in allentown. 31 in reading, millville, 31 the numbers look like the beginning of february as opposed to the
first day of spring. we have low pressure system over the delmarva, it will start out as rain showers and mix with wet snow and change over to all snow tonight. 3:00 p.m., rain showers around, 5:00 p.m., 44. there's a couple of rain showers after that point the wet snow begins to mix in. overnight tonight we'll see accumulating snow in parts of the area. some locations could pick up 1 to 3 inches. others might not see anything at all. i'll talk about and then we'll discuss a warm up in the 70s later this week. with the wet and snowy weather forecasted today, keep your devices open for storm tracker 6 storm tracker 6 live/weather and connect with our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. 9:01.
a person is in the hospital after firefighters pulled a person from a burning home in delaware county. the two-alarm fire broke out before 1:30 on concord avenue in chester the they rescued a person from the third floor. no word on his condition. fire spread to two vacant homes before crews got the upper hand on it. a man is in custody accused of lighting a house on fire in west kensington. the blaze break out after 11:00 p.m. on the 3100 block of custer street. the man set the curtains on fire. everyone made it out safely. police are looking for a person who shot and killed a man on the 5500 block of beaumont street. the man was shot three times in the chest around 3:00 a.m. the 23-year-old victim died at the hospital. officers have found shell casings on the street from two
different weapons. they are hoping surveillance video from a local business will lead them to the killer. police are investigating the shooting of a teenager on a ball field behind arch bishop ryan high school. officers say three teens got into an argument behind the school along the 11,000 block of academy road in northeast philadelphia. during the argument one of the teens pulled out a gun and started shooting, injuring another teen in the leg. the 17-year-old victim was treated at the hospital and released. police know who they are looking for. they have the suspect's car and his keys he left them behind when he ran off. we're learning information about the man accused of at attacking a pennsylvania supreme court justice in center city. jeff chirico sat down with the suspect's mother who said her son suffers from psychiatries friend i -- schizophrenia.
i'm sorry it happened, i prayed for the judge and his family. but it might be james' cry for help. >> reporter: police say he hit judge kevin dougherty in the face after he asked him for money. a plaque shows the young man's talent as a baseball pitcher. his diagnosis at 19 changed everything. dolores said she committed him numerous times but he checks himself out. we would try to help, he wouldn't follow through with patient care or medication. >> reporter: living on the streets since october, james doesn't recognize his illness according to his mother who plans to ask the judge hearing the case to order the mental health help he needs. someplace they can keep him
and not giving him the option of leaving. because when he has the option of leaving, he leaves. >> reporter: he has two simple assaults from 2009 and 2010. he faces simple assault and reckless endangerment charges from this recent attack. a 19-year-old is facing murder charges in the death of his grandfather. police adler sean haggerty accused of killing his grandfather. police were called to the trailer park in stanton, delaware early friday morning after his daughter found his body. s car was missing. police spotted and after a chase they found haggerty behind the wheel. he is facing charges including murder and robbery. this weekend animal control removed a dozennance from the home in philadelphia -- a dozen animals from the home in
holmesburg section. 17 animals were living in deplorable condition inside a home. the spca took away are 15 small dogs and two cats. they will be cleaned up and looked over veterinarian, it's not clear if the homeowners will face charges. president obama is transferring to cuba in what will be the first presidential visit to the island nation in nearly 90 years. marcy gonzalez joins us live from havana. a lot of was planned for the historic trip. >> reporter: that's right, president obama is scheduled to arrive in 8 hours. his visit bringing excitement and controversy. along with the sounds and sights of cuba, today a touch of americana, signs of optimism and support ahead of president obama's historic trip to the island.
president obama is opening the window in america. >> reporter: the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relations after decades between the u.s. and the authoritarian castro regime. president obama will meet with politicalt obama it is said has gone back on his word to improve human rights. he needs to speak to the cuban people calling for free elections and more liberal economic system that will bring prosperity, because communism
has never done anything good for anybody. >> reporter: president obama will address the cuban people in a nationally televised speech on tuesday, before the much-anticipated baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. live in had a havana, marcy gonz back to you. villanova and st. joe's will try to advance in the second rownt -- round of the ncaa tournament. away faces off against iowa while st. joe's takes on oregon, good luck. there's much more to come on "action news." before you do your next load of laundry, simple tips to keep your clothes from fading over time. if you want to quick smoking once and for all, we'll tell you why experts say cold
lakewood, florida. a professional trapper caught the animal and loaded it on to a van. it is believed it was heading for a lake that was across the street from the school. nobody was hurt there. that's a mean looking gator. >> reporter: the guy has no shoes on, he is just standing there, forget that. we have our own little nuisance to deal with later tonight and tomorrow morning in the form of light snow for some of us. as we go live on sky6 live hd, you can see cape may, clouds are overspreading the area. nothing falling just yet. rain showers are due this afternoon south and east of philadelphia. it's 39 degrees in city of brotherly love. dewpoint, 19. pressure is rising. winds are starting to pick up out of the northeast at 1 miles per hour. one year ago today this is what it looked like in bensalem as we had another coastal storm brush
us with accumulating snow. we picked up anywhere 2 to 5 inches. some areas looks like closer to the water. 38 for philadelphia. wilmington, 38. millville, 38. dover, 39. allentown, 33. 28 degrees in the poconos. trenton, 35. cape may, 42. lunatics checking in at 40. double scan live, what we're watching is an area of low pressure that will develop off the dell jp dellacamera -- delmarva later this evening. the heaviest snow will fall in boston, eastern rhode island, that area right here. for us we're talking lighter amounts. it will accumulate east of philadelphia, but we're looking at one to three inches of snow as opposed to 3 to 6 or 6-plus like they will pick up in new england. later this afternoon 46 degrees in philadelphia.
cloudy skies, maybe a couple of showers to the south. during the evening hours that's when the wet snow may start to mix in. 39 degrees by 7:00 p.m. north and west we're in the 40s. you may see a few breaks of sunshine and light rain showers to the south across the delaware bay region. overnight tonight, the colder air gets pulled in. temperatures drop into the low 30s, this is light snow east of the delaware river beginning to wind down first thing tomorrow morning 9:00 a.m. north and west it's not doing anything at all. 37 in reading, allentown, 38. it will be snowing lightly across south jersey and delaware. 35 in philadelphia, millville, 35. by afternoon whatever snow you get it's long gone and it all melts with temperatures closing in on 50 degrees and periods of sunshine. periods of light snow overnight tonight. accumulations mainly confined to grassy surfaces, picnic tables
and car to himself. if it comes down hard enough along the jersey shore there could slick spots on secondary roads, especially surfaces that are untreated. these are areas that could see the heavier amounts cape may county, atlantic county, southeastern burlington county, ocean and monmouth counties. one to three. a coating to an inch along the i-95 corridor. lehigh valley and the poconos looks like this is it for you guys. if it shifts, you guys will get in the on the act, as well. today, 45 degrees is the forecasted high. overnight tonight, chilly, 29 degrees across the outlying suburbs, 33 for center city. certainly not feeling like spring. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast feels like spring. 350 degrees tomorrow, partly sunny and breezy. milder on tuesday, 56 we lose the winds. tuesday will feel better, wednesday and thursday it feels
like summer again, 68 and 72. 64 for friday, saturday sun and clouds, and 57 degrees. right now easter sun looks like temperatures are in the 50s, as well. which is better than what we're doing this morning. after this dusting we're done for snow forever. >> reporter: i said that last time, and look what happened. you're not baiting plea with that one. today is palm sunday, this morning pope francis celebrated palm sunday mass, the palms represent the triumphant entry of jesus into jerusalem two thousand years ago. holiday is easter when christians believe jesus rose from the dead. a new jersey lawmaker bruised a bill to prevent a growing traffic danger talking or texting on the streets. this video shows a man in california so distracted by texting, he almost walk also
into a bear. -- walks into a bear. a new study shows 10% spike in pedestrian deaths since last year. cell phone talking and texting are largely to blame. the smart phone is the newest and dangerous forms of distraction. the new jersey bill would make violators subject to a 50-dollar fine or have 15 days n jail. we'll be right back. welcome back on this sunday
morning, it is 9:19. sky6 live hd taking a live look right there. you can see the center city skyline it is the first day of spring, it does not feel like it. but you can get free water ice at ritas. go get it and enjoy. in "healthcheck" a new study finds going cold turkey is the best option for smokers trying to quit.
researchers compared abruptly stopping to cutting down over time. they found cold turkey was most effective helping people to stop smoking. american cancer society says half of all smokers will die if they do not kick the habit. measleses and hooping cough are becoming more common. the recent outbreaks are the result of parents refusing to vaccinate their children. researchers found more than half of the people who contracted measles were not vaccinated. they used a non-medical exemptions. the same goes for whooping cough a decease that's deadly to babies. the big board, we haveclots
style issue. blacks can fade if you're not careful and white can turn gray. only wash them when you have to. when you wash them, with the similar fabrics and turn them inside out and use short cycles. >> reporter: never put black clothes in the drier, banging about with other clothes rough up the surface of the fibers that creates a halo of fuzz that makes them look lighter. keep them inside out and hang them to dry. never dry black clothing in the sun. when it comes to light clothes one culprit is soils transferring in the washington.
mark the fill line on the cap to take out the guesswork and wash the white clothes separately. and what about bleach? only use chlorine bleach on 100% cotton. >> reporter: for fabric blends or anything with spandex use oxi clean and don't forget about the bleaching power of the sun. they used this example and put it in the sun and it dried and brightened. we'll be right back.
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everyone, 89:25 sunday morning, a winter weather advisory was issued for the shorepoints, atlantic, ocean, and monmouth. we are expecting light, accumulating snow in this part the screwing area one to -- viewing area, one to three inches. there's philadelphia right there, the storm develops here, now had the track been something like this you get walloped and you get the heavy snows off the ocean. fortunately we have a kicker system right here. that will knock the storm on its path like this. therefore it's only a brush. we're looking at one to three inches closer to the coast. and coating to an inch in the i-95 corridor.
instagram. apple show posts that each user to likely to care about most. if that sounds familiar to you, there's a reason for you, it's how facebook works. facebook owns instagram and it uses a information on a several factors whether it came from a close friend or from a similar post. actor kevin spacey, a player wore a space and spacey hoodie. fans have been passing the hoodie around. fans hold cardboard cutouts at spacey's head. they did it after yesterday's game after it was rumored he was attending. he showed up. the crowd went wild as the house of cards showed later on the jumbotron. much more to come on the sunday morning edition of "action news." prime suspect in last
year's paris attack is speaking to police. the latest on the investigation coming up. >> reporter: my first thought we are never going to find it. it's like a needle in a haystack. a cab company comes to the rescue after a woman loses a pricey piece of jewelery. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns after the break. happening right now on
"action news," a driver is rushed to the hospital after a nasty crash in the city's andora section. terror in turkey, suicide bomber claims five lives, two americans are among the dead. another donald trump rally takes a violent turn this time in tucson. meteorologist chris sowers is outside at a look at the accuweather forecast. on this first day of spring you should lose the gloves and the coat. >> reporter: the temperatures are chilly. 38 degrees in philadelphia this morning. fimpg this -- first thing this morning we had windchills in the 20s. reading, 34. poconos 28. trenton 35. now, when you factor in the winds feels like 25 in allentown. 30 in philadelphia.
trenton, 26. 16 in the mountains. 3 is in millville. dover, 32. not feeling like the first day of spring out here. by tomorrow it's not going to look like the second day of spring. some of us could see snow on the ground. satellite and radar, clouds are on the increase. light snow is breaking out well west of philadelphia. actually west of harrisburg it's snowing in buffalo and pittsburgh. the main batch of moisture is toward the bottom of the screen. an area of low pressure will develop. it will come racing north up the eastern seaboard providing us with light snow overnight tonight. 44 degrees by 1:00 p.m. cloudy conditions, light rain showers are possible at this att point. eventually mixing in with wet snow as the evening wears on. 5:00 p.m., 44 is the temperature that's mixing in with light rain and snow. as the temperatures drop off tonight, the numbers get colder and colder, we'll see the increase and changeover to wet snow. it will accumulate in parts of
the area. when i come back we'll have the snowfall total map for you and a warm up is in the seven-day forecast, that's straight ahead guys. 9:32, a man is in the hospital after his suv flipped over on the philadelphia street. the action cam was on the 900 block of east cathedral road in the andora section of the city. it took ten minutes for firefighters to free the trapped driver. he was taken to einstein with non-life threatening injuries. police are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control. from our delaware newsroom flames poured from the roof of an apartment building in claymont. firefighters were called to the 700 block of apple tree court yesterday evening. took about 45 minutes to get the fired under control. we are told 22 units were damaged. nobody was hurt. the red cross is helping 24 people find another place to
stay. now the race for 2016 for the second time this month a protester appears to have punched at a donald trump rally. this happened last night in tucson, arizona. security was escorting the protester out, when the trump supporter kicked him and punch him. he was escorted out of the event, too. this is not the only clash with trump supporters this weekend. elizabeth hur has more. >> reporter: a protester wearing a kkk hood sparked a fight. the other guy is wearing a clue cluck clan outfit he thinks it's wonderful these are bad people, i'm telling you. >> reporter: protesters blocked the main road leading to the rally some chaining themselves to cars. in notion thousands clashed with trump supports outside the trump
tower. he represents the worst parts of america. >> reporter: the frontrunner predicts elwin the presidential nomination. you know the expression to be the future of the republican party you have to go through trump, right? >> reporter: ted cruz is trying to put the brakes on the trump bandwagon now that the republican establishment is backing him. we should appeal to the values that unify us that bring us together that we believe in. >> reporter: john kasich still in the race disagrees. i don't think care about polls. >> reporter: on the democratic side bernie sanders toured the border area in arizona dismissing any talk of the democrats uniteing -- uniting behind clinton clinton. states like washington and oregon have not cast a vote. >> reporter: the senator saying he will continue his campaign in
phoenix saturday night. a suspect in the paris attack said he backed out of a suicide bombing at the last minute. police captured salah abdeslam along with a suspected accomplice during an anti-terror raid. the 26-year-old was charged with participation and terrorist murder in the november 13 ray tack that killed 130 people. french leaders are trying to speed up the extradition from belgium to france where he will stand trial. five people are dead in a suicide attack in turkey including two with dual national of israeli and american. just this morning a turkey issue official identified the bomber as a militant with links to the islamic state group. the bomber was a turkey issue citizen. five others were detained as part of the investigation. the black boxes recovered from the deadly dubai airline
crash are being examined today. the plane went down in strong winds. the crash killed 62 people on board. close circuit tv showsment 737 going down in a steep angle and exploding. several plans had trouble landing at the airport at the time of the crash. one tried to land three times before the pilot gave up and diverted to another airport. the airport is expected to stay closed until tomorrow. 21 members of an indiana basketball team were inside the school bus when it flipped over on its side. it was sideswiped by a car. 6 adults were on the bus. the driver of the car was a 23-year-old woman. she lost control of the car when she became distracted after spilling a drink on herself. the players were heading to a state semifinal playoff game. the end of an era in south
philadelphia, an iconic men's store is closing erin o'hern has the story. settle for $25. >> reporter: settle he is not. but subtlety doesn't equal sales abe mandel has been telling for 6 decades. you're going to find that elsewhere. >> reporter: another reason people love the story, there's something for everyone weather you're a little more adventurous as you want something colorful like this jacket or on the conservative side opt for a plane black suit. i've trained my employees, once and a while to argue with customers, if they see good that doesn't enhance their looks, if it doesn't fit him right, he will be the first one to tell
them. >> reporter: when customers were told that the go-to store will be gone in may after a blowout sale this week -- this is where i come to get my formal wear. >> reporter: at 75, dr. abe aid his requirement is overdo. only the old timers like myself still care. it's an ego thing. >> reporter: it's a family thing, some employees have worked with him for three decades, so dr. abe is shopping for a smaller space. who is going to pay them to make a living. >> reporter: abe says to all his customers. 60 years come on down. >> reporter: in south philadelphia, erin o'hern channel 6 "action news." a special man and special place. that's right, there's much more to couple on this edition
of "action news" sunday morning. looking to score front row seats to kobe bryant's final game, it could be as easy as making a ten dollar donation. losing a wedding ring is bad enough. look as a one, it's worth a whopping $4,000. it happened to one missouri -- $400,000. it happened to this missouri woman. chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast on the first day of spring. we'll be right back.
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the manager spent time looking for the ring, he spotted it. i took it over to her and opened it up, and both pieces were laying there. it was an ah feeling. that was the lottery for me. the couple was impressed with his honesty saying he could have flipped the ring into his pocket instead of turning it in. what was his reward. that's my question. $400,000. that's nuts. >> reporter: that's like a mini house on your hand. 10 1/2 carets? 12.5. >> reporter: let's get you outside and show you the view in atlantic city, the ocean is looking angry as the winds pick up over the northeast. the clouds will lower and
thicken throughout the day. rain and snow snow showers are possible through the evening hours. this is the shot i took on city avenue this morning. there's a staying, red eight night, sailors delight, red in the morning, sailors take warning. that's red to me. if you believe in folklore that may not be a good sign. saint davids, 36. chester, 37. quakertown a chilly 33. glassboro, 38. vineland, 37. 40 for the jersey shore. the funny thing this is the area that's in the 40s that looks to see the most out of the storm system the most accumulating snow. boardwalk in atlantic city, 40. surf city, 40. toms river 36. satellite and radar the symptom is starting to get its act together, we'll see pressures drop off the coast of the carolinas. this storm will ride up the eastern seaboard a little
moisture back over top of the delaware valley. there's the low that will continue to pull off to the northeast at 25 to 30 miles per hour again, throwing enough moisture back here to kind of complicate things first thing tomorrow morning. here's future tracker 6 later this afternoon temperature wise it's not that bad. when we talk about snow the numbers are mild. 46 by 1:00 p.m., cloudy and showers to the south. as the afternoon wears on and it starts precipitating, the numbers drop. overnight tonight, the numbers drop in the low to mid 30s. 5:00 a.m., most of south jersey and delaware are picking up a light and steady snow. north and west of philadelphia, snow showers, and cloudy skies, reading, allentown and lancaster, 5:00 a.m. it's not doing much of anything out there. most of the snow should be confined to areas east of the delaware river. the good news the storm is moving rapidly the snow will
shut off quickly. by afternoon we're up to 50 degrees with the return of sunshine. the snowfall totals here will be gone. it will all melt. this is the latest thinking from accuweather. a coating to an inch across the i-95 corridor from wilmington to trenton. same thing for areas north and west, upper bucks and montgomery counties, lehigh valley and the poconos looks like you'll miss out on this one. one to three inches is possible for the jersey shore. atlantic, cape may, southeastern burlington an monmouth and cape may counties. the snow can come down steady enough to create problems, a steady light snow is expected overnight tonight. for the areas that are expecting one to three inches. slippery untreated walks are possible, and, again, because the snow is so wet it will stick to branches and water, it will look very pretty tomorrow morning, but there could slick
spots out there, anything untreated could become slick. be careful in the areas closest to the shore. 44 in mill very much. allentown, 44. rain showers developing later on. changing over to light snow, 23 inle -- in millville, 29 in allentown. with the winds it will feel like the 40s, once we get into tuesday and beyond we'll lose the wind, the temperatures rebound. 68 wednesday, thursday, 72 thursday, 64 friday. pope francis joined instagram and broken a record for how quickly he gained 1 million followers. his first post was a picture of himself with a caption pray for me in nine languages. his account broke a record by
here at the big board, the buzz continues over one baseball players passion for his family. adam laroche walked away from major league baseball and salary. he was set for earning more than $1 million a month this season. but he is turning in his bat and cleats because his manager asked him to stop bringing his 14-year-old son to the ballpark. he said he worked out a deal prior to signing with the sox. he said this season all that changed. he said he had to choose between his career and family. he said the decision was easy. the controversy, of course, comes just a few weeks before opening day. you have to take a look at this. let me show you something here, this is my favorite. one of my favorite stories it is my favorite picture of the week. this is a medical break through
in allentown that has social media buzzing. it's the first set of fish braces. the picture has gone viral since it was posted on the facebook page. this is hardly the average gold fish. the doctor said he was born without a lower jaw bone and his mouth couldn't stay open, he did research and came up with custom braces that he crafted from a credit card. he disatted -- sedated the little guy who woke up with a who new lease on life. in case you're wondering the surgery cost $100.
kobe bryant is inviting two lucky fans to his game in los angeles to benefit young athletes and youth in need. donate ten dollars to the fundraising website. it includes two front row tickets to the staple center on april 13. airfare to los angeles and hotel stay and chance to high 5-kobe himself as he runs back on to the court for the last time. flyers trying to keep their hopes alive, ducis rogers has sunday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning, for the flyers, every game, every shift and every shot is crucial. they entered a point out of the wild calendar spot in eastern
conference -- wild card spots in the eastern conference. 1-1 this is not good. later on in the second period, it goes wide and careens off mason's skate. they lost last night in florida. they are three points back. we let a game going. that's a frustrating feeling for everybody. we played good hockey, this afternoon it was not our best game. >> reporter: nova next plays this afternoon in the second round of the ncaa tournament. nova held a practice in brooklyn yesterday. the cats face iowa the same team that narrowly beat temple on friday. they are in the top five like the whole year so we know how good they are and seen the games that they lost, two points
to wisconsin and four points to ohio state all close games. they could have been ranked higher but they didn't win those games. they are a very, very good team baying good basketball, beat a good temple team in overtime. i think our guys are cognizant of how good the team is. >> reporter: the reward st. joe's gets for beating cincinnati. how top seeded oregon tonight. they don't know much about the ducks. phil martelli said he had many people congregating him only friday's victory. that win touched the people, none more than the philadelphia story when you have villanova in the afternoon and temple with the crushing loss and saint josephs, philadelphia loves college basketball and they love winning. >> reporter: the union will give their home fans a peek, the team play their home opener this
afternoon against the new england revolution. they split two games on the road that included a victory last saturday. it doesn't mean anything unless we bounce back and come into the house now in front of our fans and have the same effort that we showed on the road. today's union revolution match can be seen on 6abc. coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific day! there's much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." one person is taken to the hospital after being pulled from a burning home in delaware county. and philadelphia police are searching for leads after a man is shot and killed. investigators say he was shot multiple times. those stories and more, plus meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast this first week of spring when "action news" continues. is.
round of ncaa tournament villanova and st. joe's tip off hoping to make it to the sweet 16. chris sowers is at the accuweather big board. first day of spring, chris. it's supposed to be warmer than this. if you compare it to last year we had 6-inches of snow on the ground. reading, 36, lancaster 36. cape may 42 and dover 41. speaking of snow, we may have to deal with some of the white stuff later tonight into tomorrow morning. there's an area of low pressure developing here that will run up the eastern seaboard and throw moisture back into our neck of the woods later on most of. most of today is actually dry. the storm tracks like this. it will hug the coast, the
heavier snow stays like this. maybe monmouth and ocean county pick up a little bit more than 3. everybody here one to three. this is a glancing below for us, you go up up to the north, boston and rhode island they could see a heavy wet foot out of this storm system. fit had changed its path we would have heavier snow. fortunately it is traveling east. the call is cloudy and chilly, rain and snow showers later in the day. 45 degrees is the high. the mixture changes over to snow overnight tonight and first thing tomorrow morning. when i come back we'll talk about the accumulations and we'll have a warmer seven-day forecast for you. with the wet and snowy weather keep your devices open to 6abc.com/weather.
use a street level forecasting from storm tracker 6 live and connect with our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. it does not feel like spring out there. it does not. "action news" reporter, trish hartman is joining us live what do people think about the spring chill like or don't like it? >> reporter: they can do without, it first day of spring judging by the people walking around here, we're in northern liberties they are out walking to brunch and going to church. but they are badgessed up. second street workers say last week diners could eat their brunch outside. not today everyone is cramming inside where it's nice and warm for the sunday brunch rush. they are ready forewarm weather and tired of the flip flopping forecast. no, it does not feel like
the first day of spring at all i'm about to go to pittsburgh, it's not the first day of spring it's snowing there. imp -- i have a surprise 40th birthday today outside at 5:00 p.m. it maybe colder. last year on the first day of spring it snowed, so we're doing better than last year. >> reporter: what do you think of the weather for the first day of spring? cold. >> reporter: too cold? yes. my nose is freezing. >> reporter: my nose is also freezing. regardless of the cold temperatures it's officially spring that means free water ice from rita's, we'll see how many people are out for up for enjoying the frozen treat in the cold, chilly conditions. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." never too cold for free water ice. 10:03. one person is in the hospital after firefighters pulled a person from a burning home in
the delaware county. the two-alarm fire broke out at 1:30 on concord avenue in chester. crews arrived to find smoke pouring from the home. they rescued a person from the third floor. no word on the person's condition. new overnight a man is in custody accused of lighting a house on fire in west kensington. this blaze broke out after 11:00 p.m. police say the man set curtains on fire inside the home. everyone made it out saiferl, but the house sustained heavy damage. police are looking for a person who shot and killed a man on a southwest philadelphia street. the action cam was on the scene of beaumont street. the man was shot three times in the chest at 3:00 a.m. the 23-year-old victim died at the hospital. officers found shell casings on the street from who different weapons. they hope surveillance video from a local business will lead
to the killer. police are investigating a shooting on the ball field behind archbishop ryan high school. during an argument one of the teens pulled out a gun and started to shoot another teen in the leg. the 17-year-old victim was treated at the hospital and released. police know who they are looking for. they have the suspect's car and his keys. he left them behind when he ran away from the scene. a 19-year-old is facing murder charges in the death of his own grandfather. officers arrested sean haggerty on friday after a chase that ended in chester county. he is accused of killing his grandfather 69-year-old james steffy. his daughter found hissed -- found his body. he is facing charges including
murder and robbery. animal control removed a dozen animals from a home in holmesburg this week. police received a tip that 17 animals were living in deplorable conditions. p spca took away 15 small dogs and two cats. it's not clear if the homeowner faces any charges. president obama is traveling to cuba today in what will be the first presidential visit to the island nation in nearly 90 years. abc's marcy gonzalez is in havana with more on the historic trip. >> reporter: good morning, gray, president obama is scheduled to arrive after 5:00 p.m., his visit bringing excitement and controversy. >> reporter: along with the sounds and sights of cuba, today a touch of americana. ♪ signs of optimistic and support ahead of president obama's historic trip to the island.
president obama open the window in america. >> reporter: the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relations after decades of attention between the u.s. and castro regime. they will focus on trade and business opportunities and along with a meeting with raul castro he will meet with political dissidants. >> reporter: opponents claim president obama is going back on his word that he would not travel to cuba until after human rights are improved. critics raised concerns whether the cuban people will benefit from the thawing relationship between the two nations. he needs to speak to the cuban people calling for free
elections and liberal economic system that will bring prosperity because communism has never done anything good for anybody. >> reporter: president obama will address the cuban people in a nationally televised speech on tuesday before the much-anticipated baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. nydia and gray back to you. happening today, villanova and st. joe's will try to advance in the ncaa tournament. both teams won friday securing a spot in the round of 32. if they win again they head to the sweet 16. nova faces off with iowa at 1:10 while st. joe's takes on oregon tonight. good luck. a delaware county congregation did not let a fire at its church keep it from celebrating palm sunday. plus, a 17-year-old pilot makes a split second decision like a seasoned pro when his
since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care, in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. congregation is holding palm sunday services despite a fire at the church. firefighters were called to the
ever abundant life of international church on the 100 block of ridge avenue in darby borough. creative minds learning center at christian academy connected to the church suffered water damage. church is being held at the new recreation center. no word on what the day care center will do tomorrow. a teenager landen on -- landed on a golf course after his plane experienced engine trouble. they say the boy did a masterful job avoiding buildings and houses. he was flying the plane when it came down at the tall grass country club. a woman said she and her daughter saw the plane flying low over the neighbor's home before it crashed on the golf course. he ran out the back yard and saw the two kids trying to get out, the first kid got out,
he was bleeding from his head. i said, lay down, 911 is coming. would you -- wow the teen and his 18-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries. the 17 rented the plane from the company where he trained and said he had a lot of experiences. faa is investigating. someone stole joe dimaggio autograph bat from the wrigley's museum. missing also, shunken -- shrunken heads, it is intleerve they will not be able to sell the memorandum memorabilia to ws worth. you're looking live at the
bald eagle nest where the second egg has hatched. this is the national arboretum. the eagles have been nesting in a tulip popular tree since 2014. the proud parents are named mr. president and first lady. you can warm the cameras 24/7 online. look for a link at 6abc.com. looks like momma is trying to keep the babies warm. >> reporter: how about a little privacy. she gave them privacy, she covered them up. >> reporter: watching them 24/7. that's not privacy. as you mentioned earlier, gray, it's not feeling like the first day of spring temperatures in the 30s animal windchills in -- and windchills in the 20s and light snow overnight tonight. looking live at the betsy ross bridge. 39 degrees -- ben franklin
bridge, 39 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 18. the air mass is dry. pressure reading that is rising. winds out of the east/northeast at 10 miles per hour. ocean temperature climbing in the mid 0 40s. 33 in allentown mple 29 in the poconos. millville, 39. 40 for the shorepoints. satellite and radar, showing actually you can see this little feature right here, this counter clockwise swirl is what's actually going to develop the area of low pressure here. it's going to spit out a piece of energy that deepens as it hits the coast and ride up the eastern seaboard and throw back light snow overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. later this afternoon, cloudy conditions, a chilly day. high temperatures topping out in the low to mid 40s. 46 degrees that's fine for the end of february, but the first day of spring it's too chilly. millville, 46.
as the colder temperatures settle in, the light rain changes over to light snow. after midnight it goes over to snow for everybody around the delaware and the lehigh valleys. actually the lehigh valley you may be too far northwest to get in on this. poconos will steer clear of this. south jersey and delaware will see minor accumulations that will continue through 4, 5, 6:00 a.m. by 9:00 a.m. this is leftover snow showers at this point. note the temperatures, every single one of them above 32 degrees, that means the snow will stick to grassy surfaces, car tops and tree branches and things like that. by afternoon we are in the upper 40s and low 50s, and sun returned and snow melts. the steadiest will fall in south jersey and delaware. it's a wet snow it will stick to power lines and tree branches.
you wake up first thing tomorrow this morning, you'll see oh, my gosh, it looks beautiful out there. everything will be white. it will melt by 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., high temperatures close to 50 degrees. along the coast there could slick spots on the secondary roads, untreated surfaces. this is the area we're expecting more in the way of accumulation. a coating to an inch for the i-95 points north and west, one to three inches south and east. atlantic southeastern burlington counties, ocean, monmouth county, as well as cape may county. we have winter weather advisory in effect because we're expecting to see more snow there. these highlighted areas will pick up to one to three inches. use caution heading into work. clouds and snow showers developing later on. winds pick up out of the northeast 10 to 20 miles per hour. making the 45 feel like the
30s. overnight, 29 degrees outlying suburbs, 33 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. things will warm up quickly. partly sunny breezy tomorrow. 50 degrees, windchills this is the 40s. turning much milder tuesday, 56 we lose the winds. wednesday and thursday, that likes inviting, 68 and 72 degrees. early call for easter, temperatures in the 50s. week handle that. a chinese man is not letting a disability slow him down. the 27-year-old is exploring his home country using his wheelchair. he left beijing with the hopes of making a cross country trip. he traveled 1200 miles and seen 27 cities and halfway to meeting his goal. he said he hopes to encourage other paralyzed people to travel and explore the world. way to go there. thieves have targeted a mercer county business owner making off with 50 guitars and
other valuable instruments. nora muchanic has the story. >> reporter: frank russo loves guitars, he sells them at his music store and collected them for over 30 years. imagine his distress when he realized 50 pieces of musical gear was missing. items he said are worth 8 to $90,000. i have to accept the fact that they are gone, maybe i'll be lucky and get one or two pieces back, but i'm trying to accept the fact that i may not never get them back. >> reporter: russo thieves focused on valuable vintage guitars. one of the of them is a 1953
fender like this. this was basically my retirement plan itch no 401k, moo pension plan, my plan was to sell them off slowly put them in a separate account so i would have a little stash. >> reporter: hammonton police lifted from time to fingerprinte property and have a detective following up on leads in the case. if i get my stuff back i won't prosecute. they have to live in their own hell. >> reporter: frank and his friends have been monitoring websites where the missing guitars and equipment might show up. the stuff is probably sitting someplace waiting to cool off. i want my stuff back, it's way more than the money. >> reporter: nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." wegmans family pack. we do it because we're family too.
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penns landing, 10:21, only 40 degrees on this first day of spring, hey, but look forward to thursday, it will be 72. baby goat in colorado is back on all fours, thanks to prosthetic legs because of frostbite. the owners thought he would have to be put down, but a woman stepped in with weeks after round the clock care.
his owner thinks he is the first goat fitted with process -- prot threatic. looks at what's going on in the social media world. take a look at the dog, man 's best friend is a photographer. he is photo shopped. whether going for a ride or cuddling on the couch. he loves that's the photos have a kids feel. close to 73,000 people follow their fun. back in 2013, a viral video had everyone asking what did the frog say. today people are asking something else entirely they are
asking what is the fox laughing at? here's why. how does that not make you laugh. he don't know what the fox said, but whatever he said is funny. this is a clip of a pet arctic fox he is cracking up, a domesticated fox he apparently does this every time shaffer's boyfriend laughs, and what does he do, nid -- nydia? that. how many many girls do you think you see here. she posted it at her facebook page. she said he had only has two daughters. we are ready to chat with you on social media.
inside story is up later this morning on 6abc. here's monica malpass with a preview. >> reporter: coming up later on inside story, the presidential hopefuls are coming to pennsylvania courting the keystone state. supreme court justice michael aiken resign the second high court judge to fall to porngate. we'll talk about that and what happened and the fallout. that's coming up on inside story, i hope you join me. the only sign of spring is
rita's water ice, right? >> reporter: and looking at the calendar. overnight tonight we'll have snowfalling one through three inches even though it's on the lighter side it's enough to create slick spots. use caution heading to work and school. one to three closer to the coast and one to a coating in the i-95 corridor. this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up at 10:30. "action news" continues at noon. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, march madness continues. st. joe's and villanova have basketball teams we're live at noon before villanova tips off. we're live from cuba where president obama is expected to make his historic visit in just
starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. march madness. now just three gop candidates left standing. as donald trump continues his march to the nomination. >> we have a movement going on, folks. i will never let you down. >> but with his rivals and his party rallying to stop him. >> we're seeing republicans uniting behind this campaign. >> could a contested convention take trump down? we're one on one with donald trump. only on "this week." plus, hillary takes aim. >> we should be breaking down barriers, not building walls. >> hitting the gop front-runner. is clinton already gearing up for a nasty november clash? and, supreme showdown, inside the war over the president's supreme court nominee.
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