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sunday, april 17 i'm nydia han along with gray hall. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news."
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developing, police say a man killed three people including his own brother brother in north philadelphia. police in south jersey say a robbery led to a deadly, officer-involved shooting in vineland. 300 people are dead after a powerful earthquake hit ecuador. let's go outside to chris sowers, you're not wearing a jacket, huh? >> reporter: i was tempted to roll up my sleeves. the sun is shining, it is crystal clear, the sun is shining brightly, it's a delightful afternoon in the delaware and lehigh valleys. 64 in allentown and the poconos. reading, 63 degrees at this midday hour. millville, 64. trenton, 62. dover, 60. note the cooler numbers down the shore, though, we haven't seen the 6abc kick in just yet.
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that will keep you guys in the upper 50 he 50s and 60s. cruel need the sunscreen if you're out and about, shade yourself from the sun because you'll see a ton it from start to finish. forecast for the afternoon. sunny skies, delightful, 74 is the forecasted high. the normal is 65. we're ten degrees above average today. the warming trend continues, 67 was yesterday's high, there's the forecasted 74 for today. look at monday, 80 degrees the 4th time this year we hit the 80-degree mark in philadelphia. if you like the warm numbers we'll continue to see them in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i'll have that coming up in just a little bit. guys? developing this noon, a man is in custody accused of killing three people including his own brother. shooting happened inside a north philadelphia home early this morning. police say the suspect
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called 911 after the shooting, but then refused to come out of the home. "action news" reporter, trish hartman has been following the story all morning long, she is at the precinct in hunting park with the latest. that standoff ended in tragedy. it did, nydia. four people shot three people dead. police have not released his name, he is in custody after killing three people including his own brother and brother's girlfriend and another man shooting them inside his home. around 10:45 a.m., police brought out the three bodies from the home in the 600 block of east west moreland street. all three were shot in the head. police say this began around 3:45 a.m. when an argument broke out inside the home. the suspect pulled out a shotgun and started shooting. a 4th victim was shot in the arm he was able to escape, he is
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roferg from the hospital. the -- recovering at the hospital. the suspect called 911 himself. hostage negotiators talked to him, but he refused to come out of the house. the s.w.a.t team climbed on the roof of the home, he refused to come out. another woman said she is friends with the suspect. he asked to speak with her. he wanted to talk to me. we didn't know why, what he was going to tell me. the police told me they used me to take him out when they told me they were going to get me, the police knocked on the door that's when he opened the door. 3:00 a.m., 2:40 a.m., around there. i heard five or six shotguns and
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i woke up, but i asked my boyfriend, is did he hear sometg he told he he didn't. we want back to sleep. the woman who said she knows the suspect, he struggling with stress an anger issues. she said about a month ago he broke a window in his home, but she said she never thought he would be capable of anything like this. reporting live in hunting park, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." thanks for the update. now to the in fact about a deadly shooting of a four-year-old girl in kensington. police thought the 5-year-old sibling pulled the trigger. we have learned that's not case. the girl's father turned himself in last night. he admitted to accidentally shooting her. it happened on the 200 block of east mayfield street. the little girl was shot once in the chest and died at the scene. initially police thought her 5-year-old sibling was responsible. they say the investigation is on
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going and charges are pending. new at noon, police in south jersey say a deadly shooting involved one of their own. officers responded to 7th and cherry streets in vineland around 1:00 a.m. for reports of shots fired. a person had been robbed by two men. they said when officers encountered assailant there was an exchange of gunfire. one suspect was killed the other got away. the victim of that robbery was flown to the hospital listed in stable condition. cumberland county prosecutor's office is investigating the case. heroic events by an ems crew and one man is being credited with saving several people who were trapped in an apartment buildings burning in south south jersey. the ems crew was across the street when they saw towering flames pouring through the mansion apartments in pine
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camden county. i scaled the side of the building and was trying to get her down, but she was frightened, so she was clinching the railing. so, like, had to pull her arms to get her off. after i did that, i lifted her over the rail and just handed her down to the police. the young man, yes he is a hero, he is a hero, because i was pulling him, i was pulling him, he could have got hurt i could have got hurt, he could have fell off there. he was strong, he told them i need help over there, and officers ran over there and three other people and he said i'm going to drop her, catch her and they caught me. frightening time for the folks there. brown was one of the several people ems crew helped rescue. we went from door to door, balcony to balcony screaming let's go, at one point we were
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pulling people off the balcony, pulling them over, pine hill police department and emts. thanks to the rescue efforts there were no serious injuries, but the fire destroyed 8 apartments. the red cross is helping to find temporary shelter for two dozen people no word on what caused the fire. now to ecuador where search and rescue crews are scrambling to find survivors after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. we have learned that the death toll has risen to 233. a shopper captured this cell phone video the moment the quake hit. you can see store shelves shaking again, at least 233 people confirmed dead. the death toll could rise further as rescuers search fishing ports and tourists beaches near the epicenter. this is the strongest earthquake
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to hit ecuador in decades. officials say the damage stretches for hundreds of miles. it is a similar situation right here in japan. take a look at this video not one, but two powerful earthquakes have killed at least 41 people and damaged more than a thousand buildings. 11 people remain missing. today there's word that the u.s. is joining relief efforts. abc's matt gutman is in japan with the latest. >> reporter: that army of rescuers in blue scouring rivers of mud for the missing, a last ditch effort of recovery after the spasm of earthquakes swallow ed heys and homes. mother nature rising up against southern japan. the biggest quakes striking in the dead of night. saturday so violent they sent the cameras spinning.
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the hardest hit townhouse after house crumbled. it was where this scene unfolded two days ago a 9-month-old baby girl trapped for hours. out of the wreckage and the darkness gingerly cradled. they found smoke was coming out from inside, they are trying to make sure nobody is left under the rubble. it was then that a man came up to us. he was the baby's grandfather. her name baby miku. you knew she was alive because you reached in and touched her and she grabbed her hand. he told me he could ski her and he hopped in the tiny pick up and drove up through the cracked streets.
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as we walked up to the shelter -- are you the father? yes. hello, baby. all chubby cheeked and full of energy and completely unscathe. what a beautiful baby, that was matt gutman, reporting. are you planning to get away this summer? deciding what to pack is not always easy. we have tips to cut down down on the clutter in the suitcase. the survivor of the boston marathon bombings will be among the thousands of runners taking part in the boston marathon. his inspiring story coming up. meteorologist chris sowers will be bat with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues. you've heard of cats
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getting stuck in trees, how about a dog. it happened to a great dane of all things of cora jumped a five foot fence and climbed 20 feet into a tree. firefighters thought they were being pranked when they got the call. i've been doing this 12 years and when they told us it was a 120-pound great dane up in a tree. the math doesn't add up. reused a harness to get cora down. she walked away. >> reporter: you don't hear that everyday. that's a huge dog. >> reporter: fortunately it had a happy ending.
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what a lovely sunday afternoon this is going to be. not a cloud in the sky. we're picking up the slightest breeze out of the north. jersey shore is not seeing a sea breeze yet. that will change in a couple of hours here. nice and comfortable down there, as well. double scan live is clear. we'll keep it clear until later in the week. we expect to see a few clouds in the sky tuesday. outside of that, today looks crystal clear, monday, same thing, wednesday and thursday, looks sunny. this is a nice weather pattern we're moving into. 61 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 27 the air is dry. pressure is steady. winds shifting out of the south/southwest at 6 miles per hour. jersey shore, in the 50s, so miles per hour in beach haven. 6 miles per hour in atlantic city at the airport. out of the northeast on the sand. sea isle city, 90 miles per hour, the wind speeds will be
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light for the remainder 69 afternoon out of the northeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. satellite and radar shows the reason why. the weather has been nice and tranquil because we have this huge area of high pressure sitting right here over the eastern two-thirds of the united states. the air sinks under high pressure systems so it's difficult to get cloud cover with the high pressure system. so you can see this donut hole right here. everybody east of the mississippi enjoying lovely conditions. here's a look at future tracker 6 later this afternoon. that's about it. mostly sunny skies, clear as can be overnight tonight. tomorrow sunny. there's the back door cold front that slips through. monday into tuesday it brings clouds that's about it. tuesday looks good, wednesday and thursday, look mostly sunny. get out and enjoy it. lehigh valley, pleasant, afternoon highs around 75 degrees. jersey shore, same thing very nice and comfortable, a couple of high, thin cirrus clouds in the afternoon. otherwise it's cooler down there, 60 degrees because of the onshore flow.
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philadelphia shooting for a high of 74. sunny skies, very warm. the normal high for this time of the year is 65. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast actually shows warmer numbers for tomorrow. it's going to feel like summer tomorrow afternoon. 80 degrees in philadelphia partly sunny and breezy tuesday, looking at a high of 72. wednesday looks nice, more sunshine, 69. thursday looks nice, sunny, pleasant, 74 degrees. friday mostly cloudy with a couple of showers around during the afternoon and high of 77. and then saturday clouds, some sun, very comfortable high of 67 degrees. so it's kind of boring, but i think we'll take it. i'll definitely take it. as bright as your tie and as beautiful as nydia's dress. thank you gray. folks i would like to remind you you can find seven-day forecast double scan radar at thousands of returns will
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take to the streets tomorrow for the boston marathon including a survivor of the 2013 bombings. both patrick downstairs and his wife lost a lower leg in the attack. they were the first civilians to rehab at walter reid medical center. they brought a special guest along with them for the weekend. the wounded warriors came into the hospital room a week or two after the bombings and showed us there is life after being blown up. he will be running the 22.6 miles while his wife sheers him on from the sidelines. red cross run is one month from today. >> reporter: it's an annual tradition in philadelphia.
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this year it's may 1 when tens s of thousands of people will run ten miles down broad street. that includes this group, they've been train winning city fit girls a group of woman who meet every wednesday to do a fun training run in the city. it's my thing, i love it. calms me down keeps me healthy. >> reporter: for rachel brown it will be her second broad street run. she is hoping to improve her time. i try to bump up my mileage on a the weekend by a mile or two each week. i try to to be cautious about it. >> reporter: dr. todd mcgrath dr. of or -- orthopedics said the slow and steady training is the key. if you start feeling the aches and pains you want to back it off a little bit. >> reporter: he recommends
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cross-training and tapering down a few weeks out. advice city fit girls will follow. getting in the shorter runs and taking it easy and doing cross-training so you're not putting too much stress on the body. >> reporter: dr. mcgrath said most injuries won't take you out of the game. but some symptoms should be checked out. things that linger beyond the run or things that affect your running gate. >> reporter: for rachel she is feeling strong and ready. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." an accident in indianapolis has a new way to have patients stay healthy. they have a sky farm they use all year round the rooftop garden grows everything from mustard to beats to carrots. if we can prevented everyone from getting sick and healthier faster when they are
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sick that's a huge emphasis for not just our patients, but the community as a hole. the hospital offers nutrition classes to everyone. it's all free. thursday much more to come on "action news," including sports. it's been an ugly weekend for the phils and flyers, highlights from both games up next.
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so glad you stayed with us on a sunday at noon, sky6 live hd giving us a beautiful glimpse. battleship new jersey on the camden waterfront. meteorologist chris sowers says if you're not smiling today he'll make a visit to your house, just kiddings forecast
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later in the newscast. in sports, the flyers scored a first goal in the playoffs, but not enough to overcome the capitals. >> reporter: the flyers come out sparring last night. they have trouble scoring on the capitals, an ugly mental lapse makes things worse. flyers go down. capitals in game two in washington, d.c. first period down one looking for the first goal on the power play. 5 on 3 advantage, still nothing. 19 shots in the first alone. second period steve mason, oh, no, huge mistake. how in the world does this go in? right under his legs. flyers down 2-0. 7 minutes later loorpging for the first -- looking for the first goal of the series, jake borachek the flyers on the board
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minutes later they can tie it. brailledden -- brayden shenn robbed. good night they failed to kill the penalties. flyers lose 4-1 they are down 2 games to none. they have overcome a hole like this three times in team history. it is my fault put the team in a tough position after that. it's a bad goal. i don't know how we didn't score in the first period we were getting pucks to the net. i think everybody had a scoring chance. it's frustrating that's for sure. we need more got to get to the net more. their goalie laid well it's on us to -- played well, it's on us to break through it is barrier. >> reporter: aaron nola's career is off to the greatest start in
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team history. he had 13 earned runs against the nats. out of the gate last night. things in trouble here. darren ruvment -- ruff. him 4th inning they get more, the pitcher, two-run double. phils down 5-0. bryce harper, oh, boy, two-run shot that's a career high 7 runs allowed by nola last night. phillies lost 8-1. they have been outscored 17-2 in the series to the nationals. nobody in eastern conference has more points than the union entering play last night in seattle. 71st minute seattle gets a goal. union go down 2-1 to the
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sounders. union and flyers in philly, hopefully it gets better today for the phils, flyers tomorrow. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. another half-hour of "action news" is just ahead. here's some of the stories we'll have for you. three people shot dead in a north philadelphia home. police point the finger at the brother of with itself victims. democrats start countdown clock to the national convention in philadelphia this summer. those stories and more when "action news" continues.
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happening on "action news," firefighters pull a person to safety after four homes go up in flames. two teenagers are swept out to sea and crews call off the search. medical marijuana will be a law in pennsylvania. let's go outside to chris sowers. >> reporter: we have bright sunny skies and we're numbers in the upper 60s. 67 in saint davids. 65 in warrington. tanersville, 67.
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martins creek 66 and fleetwood 64. on the other side of the delaware river. hockessin 66. smyrna, 65. gandys beach 65 very pleasant on the delaware bay this afternoon. glassboro, 64. on the boardwalk in atlantic city, 55. sea isle 55 degrees. satellite and radar looking good, high pressure in control not a cloud in the sky not even a contrail in the sky right now. it is crystal clear. if you're heading to citizens bank park in the next few minutes, 1:35 p.m. start time, game number 3 against the nationals. 67 degrees for the first pitch. 9th inning 3. you're probably fine with a short sleeved t-shirt get a hat to shade your face from the sun deponent forget the sunscreen because you'll see sunshine the rest of the way. future tracker 6 we have a front sweeping through monday into tuesday. watch what happens all the
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moisture evaporates as the front move intoos the delaware and -- moves into the delaware and lehigh valleys. the cold front stays dry. well have cold front come in thursday into friday and it's in the form of showers. the beautiful will stick around for quite sometime. when i come back in just a few minutes, we'll show you the numbers in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. guys? thank you. developing right now, police are searching for answers this noon after three people were gunned down inside a north philadelphia home. that shooting led to a tense standoff between the suspect and the police. trish hartman has been following this story all day, trish, police say one of the victims is the shooter's brother. >> reporter: that's right, gray, police say the suspect is a 46-year-old man and he is in custody after police say he shot his own brother his brother's girlfriend and another man inside his home.
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around 10:00 had a -- 10:45 a.m., police brought out the three bodies. all three were shot in the head. this began around 3:45 a.m. when an argument broke out inside the home. the suspect then pulled out a shotgun and started shooting. police say the suspect called 911 himself to report the shooting. hostage negotiators spoke to the suspect on the phone. when he refused to come out of the house, a s.w.a.t team responded when the s.w.a.t team climbed on the roof of the home, the suspect fired shots at them. he did come out through the front door. they were able to arrest him. we spoke to several neighbors, one said the suspect asked to speak with him before he surrendered. did you get to talk to him? no, police would not permit me because he was with a gun, i don't know. they wanted to make believe they
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could take me out so i could talk to him. >> reporter: did you want to talk to him? yeah i wanted to see what he was going to tell me, maybe he was going to tell me he was innocent or something. used to come and ask my mom if she was hungry. he was really nice. >> reporter: neighbors shocked and saddened by the whole scene. a fourth victim was shot in the arm, he was found a block away, he escaped from the home. he was taken to the hospital for treatment. police have not released the suspect's name or any information about any charges. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." thank you. a driver is being credited with saving three people from a fire in south jersey. the driver spotted the fire on magnolia avenue in pennsauken last night. the driver pulled over and e and knocked on the door and got the
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three people inside the home to safety. firefighters pulled a person off the roof of a burning home in lancaster. four-alarm fire damaged four homes last night. these pictures were sent to us from the scene of a viewer. when crews arrived they found someone on the roof screaming for help. they pulled the person to safety. five families are without homes. no word on what sparked the fire. we've learned that rescue workers have called off the search for two teenage boys swopt out -- swept out to sea along coast of san francisco. they were swimming off ocean beach with three others teenagers. they managed to get back to the shore, but they are in the hospital. people don't realize how dangerous the rip tides are. we've had quite a few around here lately because of the violent waters and it is unfortunate, but folks come out here and they don't understand
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how violent and how difficult the conditions are out here. >> reporter: the coast guard and san francisco fire department called off the effort after finding no sign of the boys after a five-hour search. police say they arrested the thief caught on camera stealing the package from the porch of a wynnfield home. the surveillance was captureed on woodbine avenue. the thief approached the door, waited for nearly a minute, kicked the box and then hid it in his jacket. the surveillance camera was installed after the home was particularized -- burglarized last year. happening in just a few minutes, governor tom wolf will sign into law the medical marijuana law scheduled for 1:00 p.m. it was approved by the state house last week. it will allow the patients to take the drug in pill, oil, vapor or liquid form.
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the law does not legalize smoking marijuana. when signed pennsylvania will become the 24th state with a medical marijuana law. the countdown to the democratic national convention in philadelphia is on. the big events now 3 months away, organizers say they will be ready. outside the constitution center officials unveiled the countdown clock to the opening of the convention at the wells fargo center in south philadelphia a call has been put out for more volunteers even with more than 9,000 already assigned up. mayor kenny assured local businesses their bottom lines will see a boost come july. we are working with the business community through the dnc host committee, it's going to be a good time and they will make money and people will work. officials say the democratic convention is expected to generate $300 million in business for the city. much more to come on "action news" on this sunday at noon. president obama teams up with
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one of the nba's best for a special message about mentoring. prepaid cards can be a benefit for credit cards and bank accounts, does it pay to have one? consumer reports investigates. sky6 live hd looking at the commodor barry bridge, meteorologist chris sowers working hard right now on the full accuweather forecast. we'll see you back here after the break.
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so glad you stayed with us, the denver, colorado area is getting socked this weekend with snow, can you believe that? i think they can. by the end of the day 16 inches of snow is expected to fall on the city and suburbs. nearby centennial airport was closed for a short period of time yesterday. the storm canceled 7 of ten flights at the larger denver international airport. the airport will reopen today, but passengers should confirm their flights before heading to the airport. the snow is not a big surprise
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for the folks in denver. yesterday where we are standing it was 80 degrees and the sun was out. i guess this is colorado. i guess. so glad it's not here. march and april are the snowiest months of the year for denver. we could not have more opposite weather here. >> reporter: why live in denver? although i hear it's very pretty out there. we have a lovely afternoon around the delaware and lehigh valleys. sky6 live hd hardly a cloud in the sky. it's a day where high pressure is in control and it's going to bring us sunshine here the entire way. get out and enjoy yourself. temperatures will climb into the 70s when all is said and done today. if you want warmer numbers we have 80s for you as we head into monday. 74 degrees is the high temperature, which is 9 degrees above the seasonal average both temperatures on par for this time of the year, 44. 62 in trenton. allentown, 64. poconos of all places leading the pack.
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67. millville, 64. dover, 60 and wilmington, 62. satellite and radar, high pressure sitting right there right over pittsburgh that provides us with another very comfortable, very nice-looking day around the delaware and lehigh valleys. even in yowdle -- even in new england not a cloud in the sky. the high is right there. all this activity is going up hitting it and going up and around. it can't go through the high. it has to go around. all the rain from this will travel north through the high plains and getting into southern canada and back over the top and out to sea. this high is protecting us from any kind of weather over the next several days. it's keeping the temperatures warm. we're seeing 70s and 80 in saint louis. cincinnati, 72. atlanta, 67. memphis, 73 that air is nudging east. look at what's happening on the oarldz of the -- other side of the front, 37 in bismarck.
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21 in caspar where it's 73 degrees in des moines. there's a huge difference behind the front. the cold air is retreating northward up into canada. that was the cold air that provided denver as with all the snow in the past 24 hours. monday repeat performance, ton of sunshine. warmer 80 degrees. monday night into tuesday, back door cold front slips through and knocks the temperatures down a little bit, but we're still forecasting highs all the way up into the low to mid 70s. again a nice stretch of weather for us. the only downfall, the pollen count continues to be high. today, tomorrow, tuesday, wednesday and thursday and friday, each and everyday day here high pollen count with maple juniper and popular being the main culprits.
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if you suffer from allergies don't forget the medication. 74 degrees that's the forecasted high today. winds out of the south at 5 to 10 miles per hour. that's normal for the middle of may. overnight tonight clear and we'll call it cool, not as cold as we've seen over the last several mornings. 42 degrees out lying suburbs, 50 streets for center city. no frost advisories tonight. sunny and pleasant today, 74. very warm for monday, 80 degrees, tuesday it's smooth sailing. partly sunny, breezy, 72. wednesday looks good, thursday looks good, friday, clouds and showers, 77. we clear it out by saturday. nydia? thank you. president obama is hammering home the need to mentor young people by giving some funny examples of it with professional basketball player steph curry. put your elbow in a little
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bit. last year's m.v.p. got a tongue-in-cheek lesson from the number one basketball fan promoting my brother's keeper. he has been recruiting and using african-american entertainers and athletes that focuses on black male excellence and support. in the 1960s and 70s. pop art took philadelphia by storm. karen rogers has more in this week's 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: the philadelphia museum of art is the final venue and only east coast showing of the exhibition it's an eye-opening look that helped shape culture around the globe in the wake of world war ii. it's called international pop. it's main goal and challenge and most exciting elements to reframe pop art in the global context.
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we have collage, inter active recipes and film and sculpture. >> reporter: the exhibition features a total of 150 works by 87 artists from around the world. we have art from japan, argentina and brazil and germany and eastern europe. peelses include dinner date by venezuela artist. this is an international show. >> reporter: some of the works feature works of pop art that can be seen throughout the city. you've seen it at 15th and market. come into the show and see what he feels doing in the 60s what his contemporaries were doing and widen your view of pop. >> reporter: you can download a spotify play list created by ben vaughn. we are encouraging visitors to listen to it. pop art is something we think we
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all know. in philadelphia we're a great pop city. this is a great chance to build on that knowledge. >> reporter: international pop is on display at the philadelphia museum of art through may 15. go to the arts in or visit the arts for area events. for 6abc loves the arts, i'm karen rogers. glrp welcome back taking a live
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look right now via sky6 live hd you can see the center city skyline, the platt bridge there in the distance, i can't wait to get outside, a gorgeous day right now. 12:50. hundreds of people went fr a walk for the victims of crime today. the action cam was at the wilmington river front plaza this morning for the third annual voice for david 5k run walk kicked off there. it raises money for victims' voices heard. it creates programs to keep
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convicted chris to returning to a life of crime after being released from prison. today's walk is in honor of david loud junior who was murdered in fort meyers florida. he was 23 years old. consumer reports analyzed prepaid cards. katherine and her mother and son used prepaid cards. it takes the place of a bank account. i've used it from restaurants to convenience stores gas station. >> reporter: katherine said the prepaid card is easy to give james what's easy for school. i know i'm not going to let him loose with my credit card with his name on it. >> reporter: consumer reports evaluated the terms of 20 prepaid cards and said they are better than they used to be. all the prepaid card issuers, offer the same
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protections as bank i should credit and debit cards. >> reporter: however you must register the cards to get the protections. beware, the protections are voluntary and can be revoked. the lowest rated card, prepaid sees i can't pay as you go has high fees and there's a fee to use an atm. in response, they offer a feature rich product that may not be comparable to prepaid programs consumer reports reviewed. they are the blooper from american express and walmart. chase liquid and green dot. all have low fees, voluntary safety protections are widely
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accepted. government is expected to issue new regulations for prepaid cards. guaranteed protections for lost and stolen cards make it easy to understand feels. we have more information at nydia, thank you, folks summer is almost here. that means vacation is not far away. packing, of course, can be a huge hassle. experltses recommend leaving -- experts recommend leaving books and magazines home. when "action news" continues an update of our top
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stories. plus a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment.
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recapping our top stories on "action news," police arrested a man who they say shot and killed three people, including his own brother. it happened inside a north philadelphia home early this morning. investigators say an argument sparked the shooting. several people who live in a south jersey apartment are alive today because of the heroic efforts of an ems crew and civilian. the victims were trapped in an
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apartment in pine hill. it left two dozen residents homeless. a powerful earthquake has struck ecuador killing at least 233 people and injuring hundreds of others. many people are still missing. the country's president has deployed thousands of troops to help. final check of the forecast with meteorologist chris sowers. for the negative belties and bobs out there. -- betties and negative bob's out there. >> reporter: easy peasy lemon squeezy. mid 70s inland. upper 50s low 60s on the beaches. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're up into the 80s or close to 80 tomorrow. 72 tuesday, 69 for wednesday. what did you say, easy peasy lemon squeezy. >> reporter: my niece says that all the time. it's what came to my mind. i like it. "fyi philly" is next.
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"action news" continues tonight at 6:00 p.m. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you back here next weekend. have a great sunday!
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