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to make the playoffs and they played that way today. villanova's parade jay wright said that the championship parade was just the beginning. for our professional sports teams. maybe jay was right. because just hours later the flyers, fighting for the playoffs, clinch. >> let's go flyers. let's go flyers. >> how about nova, their good luck charm, chance at flyers/penguins game. they need a win to get in. in the first trying to save the season steve mason keeps it one to nothing. seconds later final minute of the first jake voracek to wayne simmonds. ties it up at one. it stays that way until four to go in the second. shane gostisbehere shoots, off simmonds and in. his career high 32nd of the season. final minute of the third. they put it away, empty netter. flyers win three-one. they clinch the final playoff spot in hockey. they face washington now in
the first round. >> it felt unbelievable. we worked so hard to get to this point during the year. i thought we deserved that. it is only one step but it is a huge step for us. >> we have been through a lot since the whole season, you know, and we really, you know, we really believed in what we were doing and how we were going to do it. it is a relief to know we will play in the playoffs. >> the flyers, fired up, they fight back from five-points back from the standings, little more than a month ago all aboard the wayne train, next stop the playoffs, in washington. the flyers could be the only playoff ticket in town for a while. the phillies, off to another slow start. tonight in new york phillies trying to avoid starting zero and five for the first time in 82 years. the vince velasquez pick up from houston the in the ken giles trade, dealing tonight in his phillies debut with the mets. how about nine strike outs. k's the side in the third,
again in the fourth. velasquez does not how a single run in six innings of work. scoreless until the fifth. ryan howard, opposite way, as harry the k would say out of here. gone. solo shot. howard passes yogi berra on the home run list. phillies win one to nothing. their first of the season. they avoid that zero and five start for the first time since 1934. so flyers win, phillies win, what a week in philadelphia sports. when we come right back, jay wright, and rollie massimino together in the city tonight, for a great cause, we will hear from them when we come right back.
philadelphia a has the most successful college basketball team in the country. thanks to villanova. thanks to their head coach jay wright, he is one of the reasons this city has most successful coaches verse cancer program in the country too. fresh off championship parade, wright all smiles, long side rollie massimino and other five coaches from the big five, the at the 13th annual
coach's verse cancer gala tonight. they have raised close to 11 million-dollar over the years. of course, the talk tonight the champs. the massimino is oh, so proud of his former assistant coach jay wright and everything he has accomplished at villanova. >> the guy upstairs said, jay has been wonderful. wonderful young man. he has done a great job. so does everybody else in the big five. >> tonight coach massimino is being honored as a fighter. he is fighting cancer. monday night big five hall of fame at the palestra, 85 team gets inducted. to have this all going on this weekend is just amazing. it is philly magic. >> magic at masters too. even at 22 years old jordan spieth looks like he is in the most famous major of them all. spieth has led at augusta a for seven straight round, dating back to last years win. third round of the masters spieth, showdown between
spieth and rory mcilroy. off the bleachers, into the rough. very next shot, mcilroy then t's off, literally does the same exact thing, off the stand, in the same spot. mcilroy five over par does not have a single birdie. spieth has five. finished with the one shot lead over smilely kaufman. he is first defending chapel in 62 years to have the out right lead in the final round at the masters. what a finish it should be tomorrow in augusta. >> all right, thanks, jeff. "action news" at 11:30 is next. we will go -- will cost you more. favorite shows on net flakes details straight ahead. old run down buildings in trenton, new jersey are getting a major make over. we will show what you developers are planning, those stories a and more when "action news" comes right back. the world a president has to grapple with.
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"action news" continues... saturday night i'm's walter perez. here's is what happening on "action news" at 11:30. man found stabbed to death in the basement. police are working to track down the person responsible. also an elderly woman in the city a's mayfair section survived after being shot in the face on her way home from getting the groceries. details about who police are looking for. weeks of low prices a at
the pump, it will cost you a bit more starting real soon. find out what experts say what we can expect when summer rolls around. first an off-duty philadelphia police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect this a afternoon. investigators say suspect had just robbed someone near broad street in olney and within the last few hours we have learned that the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the officer. "action news" reporter jeff chirico has details. >> he tried to rob the wrong one. >> reporter: viewer video shows aftermath of the police involved shooting. off-duty officer pointing his weapon at a robbery suspect lying on the ground, fatal willly wounded. incident began two blocks away in the 5700 block of park avenue. an officer intervened when he saw the suspect robbing another man. police say the alleged robber pointed a gun at the officer who fired his weapon. evidence markings show multiple bullet casings, the suspect collapsed in front of the mobile phone store at broad and chew streets where brian was watching. >> we see where he got shot at
on his hip or something like that. he wasn't moving. he kept saying don't move. we knew he wasn't going to move. >> reporter: police back autopsy arrived and an officer removed an object from the suspect. >> i watched them take the gun off of him. yeah, he had a chrome 32 or something. chrome revolver. >> reporter: police say the robbery victim was roughed up but will be okay. police picked up the suspect and placed him in the suv which took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. detectives from homicide and internal affairs are investigating. we're told that the officer wasn't hurt. in olney, jeff chirico for channel six a "action news". in philadelphia police are investigating a after finding a a man stabbed to death in the basement of the home. police got the call at 1:00 this morning in the 6400 block of limekiln pike in west mt. airy. a man heard a noise in the basement and went downstairs to find his roommate stabbed repeatedly in the chest. he died at the scene. so far no arrests have been made. a police officer in philadelphia helped rescue a
man from his jeep following a car crash, early this morning. it happened just before 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of 38th and walnut street in west philadelphia. police say that the victim was inside of a black jeep, screaming for help, and the officer was able to pull him to safety through the sun roof. he and four others, were taken to the hospital, in stable condition. police say alcohol, may have been played a role here. investigators are trying to find out what started a a deadly fire in berks county. fire started a at about 2:30 this morning in oley township. a man died shortly after being pulled from the burning home. victim's name has not yet been released, an autopsy is being planned to determine the cause of death. two fire fighters and a local police officer were also transported to the hospital, for non-life threatening injuries. from our delaware news room police in new castle county arrested a man accused of trying to steel a car and injuring two officers, as he a tempt todd get way. police arrested calvin warren yesterday.
at 6:30 last night they pulled over warren after they suspect the suv he was in was stolen. instead warren back the suv in the patrol car and then reportedly hit a civilian vehicle before going on to hit two more police cars. eventually warren was arrested. the officer involved were not seriously injured. well, tonight police continue to search for the man who shot an elderly woman before robbing her. incredibly, the victim made it back to her home where she called police. here's rick williams with tonight's crime fighters report. >> reporter: a typical trip to the grocery store, turned into a heroing ordeal for a seven five-year old mayfair woman. it happened just before 10:00 a.m. on thursday, december 31st along the 7100 block ofmont cue street. >> fifty-seven year-old female walking home with two bags of groceries gets a approached by this male, who decides to rob her. so she struggled to fight with him. during that fight, he decides to shoot her in the face. >> reporter: the suspect fled
the scene in the white 2004/2006 nissan maxima with the moon roof. >> there was damage to the front, grill of the the nissan. nissan side. we already had that. there is damage on the passenger side door. >> reporter: incredibly the would the man went home, put her groceries away and told her husband that she had been shot the in the face. she was taken to the hospital for treatment and then released a few days later. the citizens crime commission is administering a $6,000 reward in this case. >> the fop will pay $5,000 for just at rest of this individual. >> reporter: other thousand will be awarded upon the conviction of the person responsible. all you have to does call 215-546-tips. all calls will remain anonymous. for crime fighters i'm rick williams for channel six "action news". a fire department in delaware county is celebrating 100 years of service. upper darby fire department held an anniversary banquet tonight in springfield. there are actually five fire companies that make up upper
darby department. event was held in the springfield country club. members of the fire companies and hear families all took part. students from dozens of schools across the region played a little lah contracts today for a great cause. eighth annual lacrosse invitational at haverford school raise add wearness for prostate and testicle cancer. in all 26 schools from pennsylvania, delaware and new jersey all took part. all of the money raise today benefits local organizations and help families in need of cancer treatment payment. still to come on "action news" tonight find out the new plan for a bunch of old build initial trenton. also doctors are explaining why the first ever uterus transplant in the u.s. failed. it will cost you more to watch netflix, find out how much more subscribers will be soon paying, melissa. walter, the snow has moved out but we are track ago this freeze warnings that goes up in the overnight hours and continues as we wake up tomorrow morning. we have details with accu weather coming up with the full and exclusive a accu weather forecast.
in tonight's health check report new details are revealed about why the first uterus transplant didn't work. cleveland clinic said a yeast infection ruined the first ever attempt at a uterus transplant in the u.s. the uterus was removed last month just weeks after the transplant and doctors say the infection compromised the woman's blood supply. they had no choice but to remove it. more and more people continue to use fitness trackers and now one of them may have saved the life of a man from new jersey. according to a medical journal the four two-year old man went to the emergency room at our
lady of lord medical center in camden after suffering a seizure. doctors noticed his heart rate was abnormal but they weren't sure if it was caused by the seizure. after reviewing data collected from his fit bit they decided they could safely reset his heart rate. it is first time in history that a fitness tracker has been used in this fashion. even though we are only four months in the new year we already have baby names trend nothing 2016. baby naming resource site name berry released list a baby names on the rise this year. for girls the name olivia has taken the top spot this year, knocked charlotte from number one which is down to number three. for boys ezra remains most popular baby names. they use google and other sites to gather information. if you subscribe to netflix your bill could go up next month. netflix started raise price of the standard plan two years ago while exist to continuing were grandfathered in. in may those 17 million users will to have start paying
$9.99 a month and that is a a 2-dollar hike. recent survey revealed 80 percent of customers did not know a price hike was taking place and it was right around the corner. gas prices have been at the lowest levels in quite a while but as warmer weather comes, gas prices will rise, as well. triple a says price necessary new jersey are still at about $1.88 for a gallon of regular but that is up 20 cents over the past few weeks. in delaware prices are higher at 1.93 and average price for gallon of regular in philadelphia is 2.20. the reason we're told is that summer blend gas, caused more to produce so you can expect those prices to continue to rise. from our new jersey news room abandoned warehouse necessary trenton are getting quite a face lift. they will be transformed into apartments and businesses as part of the multi million-dollar project. "action news" reporter nora muchanic has more. >> reporter: construction workers begin transforming the dilapidated old buildings at
former complex at route 129 in trenton into a modern 150 million-dollar development. developers are using the the bone of these long abandoned factories and turning them into environmentally friendly loves, office space and restaurants. >> these old industrial spaces where you can see the trust and steel beams and the floors and you have big factory windows. >> reporter: as developers show me the space being renovated they talk of loves that will feature up to 20-foot ceilings and spiral staircasees. they are hoping to attract singles and couples looking for a vibrant urban atmosphere. >> we are excited because this is a diverse community and we expect to have a very diverse population coming here. >> reporter: developers think it is important to honor building's rich industrial history so things lake this old rousety wire, will be cleaned up and put on display. >> to really take advantage of the character of the space, very tall ceilings, the steel
structure, wonderful pieces of equipment. >> reporter: city officials are thrilled that these old buildings, abandoned so long trees are grown inside have been given new life. >> will cultivate new jobs, activities, millennial population to come in and create more development in our city. >> reporter: remembered also will start at 1140 monthly. first phase of the loves project is expect to be completed next spring. eventually this 7-acre site where they once made the wire for aviator charles lindberg's spirit of st. louis plane will be a booming center for work and play in new jersey's capitol city n trenton, i'm nora muchanic for channel six "action news". well, time for a final check of the accu weather forecast. >> the snow is moving out but freeze is setting up shop as we go throughout the overnight hours. lots to go over. we will show you storm tracker six live double scan radar you can see we have a little bit of light, flurry activity, there in south jersey and salem, cumberland county, it
is starting to break up as this this upper level low starts to to move out of our region but the issue tonight, it is the wind, and also the freeze warnings across the region. we will show you pictures outside, sky six live in hd, we are down the shore, there in atlantic city. you can see the camera bobbing in the wind and you look at the boardwalk there. it is snow covered. so that will be something to keep in mind as we go throughout the overnight hours as we numbers dip below freezing. anyplace where you do have have any snowfall, accumulation, there will be an issue as you wake up tomorrow morning with black ice. snowfall totals we have picked up today malvern in chester county, 5 inches of snow, wayne, 4.7. three and a half in salisbury township and lehigh county, swedesboro 3 inches and estelle manor picking up 3 inches of snow. north ape west of the town starting to cool down. twenty-eight in tannersville. thirty-four in slating ton. thirty-two in warrington. thirty-two in center city. saint david 32. 1 degree above freezing in new
holland, 33. out in hockessin at this hour 35. thirty-three for browns mills and ewing. at the boardwalk and atlantic city, 36. sea isle city coming in at 39. the wind sustained right now, anywhere from 15 to 25 miles an hour. so you factor that northwesterly wind in and it only feels like 26 degrees in the the city. wind chill of 24, and in lancaster. out in wildwood at this hour 29. wind chill up the 95 corridor in trenton in at the 24. here's satellite six with action radar. the is there our upper level low starting to move out of the region tapping in the northwesterly wind. so it is mostly clear tonight. we have a bit of the breeze 20 contend with and that freeze warning will be overhead as well. here's what we can expect throughout the overnight hours. tonight, and into sunday, temperatures will drop below 32 degrees, anyplace where we have a slush a accumulation on any of the secondary roads or anyplace where there is standing water, watch out for black ice. it is a chilly start early tomorrow morning but it will be dryer, as we get in the afternoon. future tracker six showing you
at 2:00 in the morning it the is only 31 in philadelphia. twenty-seven allentown. 29 degrees in trenton. as we get into 8:30 tomorrow morning, 32 in philadelphia, so still chilly, 29 in reading, and also allentown in at 33 degrees and wildwood, but there is some recovery by the afternoon and in the sense that the sunnies making a come back tomorrow. forty in philadelphia for the high. forty-six in allentown. 50 degrees the high temperature in dover. so, it is dryer tomorrow, but still below average. normal a for us this time of the year is 62. sunshine and cloud, cool tomorrow, in at 48, and cloudy, and closer to normal high of 62. that warmth, however coming at a price with the passing shower possible, for the phillies home opener by then. and tuesday, on and off rain likely with high temperature of 57. and high pressure returns on wednesday, not bad, sunny and nice at 59. sixty-three and closer to normal by thursday, and then 65 on friday, with clouds, and some sunshine. the as we get into next saturday, that is more likely,
it is partly sunny and warmer with a high of 67. not bad tomorrow but temperatures do rebound as we get into monday. >> thanks, melissa. >> local kid received a lesson in basketball this morning from the 76ers themselves. youngsters from pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey, who are registered for sixers camps this summer got to take part in the the exclusive basketball clinic at the gallagher athletic center in east falls. sixers flight squad, dance team and their mascot franklin were all there as well for all of the fun. by the way, sixers play their last home game tomorrow evening against the bucks. a high school senior from long island has a very big decision to make. augusta, found out that she has been accepted to all eight ivy league colleges and she found out all at the same afternoon. the 17 year-old average point grade is 101.6 and credits her success to her family and her teachers. augusta has until may 1st to make her decision. just ahead on "action
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claude giroux was wondering if they were good enough to make the playoffs but thanks to detroit and boston losing today, all of the flyers had to do was win, and they were in. flyers owner ed snyder not able to be there for the game against penguins so lauren h art face timed him as she sang god bless america. final in the first, down one wayne simmonds ties it at one. four to go in the second shane gostisbehere shoots and his second of the game. flyers win three -one. they clinch a final playoff spot, all aboard the wayne
train, next stop, washington for the first round of the playoffs. >> it is a win and a playoff birth, for mr. snyder, and for the unbelievable fans of the philadelphia flyers and that is one of the first things that came to my mind. >> it is a sense of relief right now i think for everybody in this locker room. well deserved good feeling right now. we worked hard to get to this point. >> it is good to be moving on to the second season. it feels unbelievable. >> ville know of players at the game today. villanova they are losing ryan arcidiacono and daniel ochefu but villanova is expecting to be among the favorites to get to the final four again next season assuming they don't lose their junior stars too. >> one more year, one more year... >> know of nation chanting one more year for josh hart, chris jenkins both plan to test their stock in the nba predraft evaluation