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person in south jersey what we are learning about the deadly blaze coming up and the man with gunshot wounds was dragged by a minivan without the driver's knowledge. the investigation into what happened. >> and the gop tries to push through the health care plan. they continue to investigate the president's wiretapping claims. and the house fire in pemberton new jersey and they may know why it spread the way it did. nora muchanic is live now with the investigation. >> reporter: investigators from several different agencies including the state fire marshal's office is on the scene and going through the house. the victim was trapped in a second floor bedroom but neither police nor firefighters could get to her through the flames, the call came in at 5:44 and a neighbor dialed 911 to record that a house in the 400 block of
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cornell avenue was on fire. and police were there in the matter of minutesp rushed to the burning house. the owner 71-year-old esteban rivera answered. >> he was removed but the area of the house on fire was fully involved. >> at this point the victim is not identified pending notification of her family. a female in her 40s unrelated to the homeowners, her body was found in the second floor bedroom. >> there was difficulty locating her because the portion of the room she was in collapsed. and so firefighters had to do extra searching the debris was on top of her. >> she was seriously burned to the point where we are not comfortable making a positive identification. >> using dental records? >> the cause of the fire is under investigation and oxygen was used in the home and that may have contributed to the fire
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spread. >> oxygen in a room where the fire spread and had something to do with the fire being fully involved. two children live in the house but neither were in there when the fire broke out. the cause of the blaze is under investigation. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news.". >> all right thank you. chopper 6 hd was over the scene of two houses engulfed in flames in avon. "action news" has confirm that both homes are a total loss and one family was home and got out uninjured. the other family is out of town on vacation new york word on what spark the the fire but crews believe it started outside of the homes and a possible gas leak is being investigated. route 1 is open after a truck carrying sand overturned. it happened at 8:45 on the 800
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block of route 41 at the baltimore pike split. pennsylvania state police say that a pickup truck and another vehicle were involved in the crash and no injuries were reported. route 41 in both directions were briefly closed as crews cleared away the scene and it has since reopened. you may have noticed it was a bit warmer than this time yesterday. sky 6 hd taking a look at center city for lunch time. the sun is shining but could see more winter weather tonight and into the weekend. karen rogers has your exclusive accuweather forecast more wintry conditions on the way. for now just enjoy the sunshine. it feels good out here. temperatures are below average, i am surrounded by the snow and some melting today that is about it. temperatures through the region it's not windy like it had been the last few days. 39 if philadelphia and 37 in reading and made it to 40 in will tong and 42 in millville and 43 in dover in atlantic city.
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and it's a few day stuck in the 30s and even philly will get into the 40s today. and satellite 6 along with action radar showing clear skies overnight into the day and we saw the beautiful sunshine and now we see the clouds begin to built in from the west with precipitation not far behind it, but the daytime today is dry, when you head out today 2:00, 41 degrees if you have st. patrick's day to get to, it will be fine and then 41 degrees at 6:00 and dipping into the 30s at 8:00, 38 and 10:00 mostly cloudy skies and 35 degrees. 42 is the high. there is stormtracker 6 live double scan and we are watch that precipitation with that snow build out almost in pittsburgh right now, that is a warm front lifting through the area. and we have a couple of shots of wintry weather.
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wintry mix overnight into tomorrow and rain showers tomorrow mixing with wet snow north of the city during the day and yet another chance of light snow saturday night into sunday. i'll run it all down to you and show you future tracker 6 and time this out coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. in just a few minutes. for now i'll enjoy that sun. >> enjoy it for now right? in other news, a drive ever was alarmed this morning after realizing that a man was dragged under the vehicle for 100 feet, it turns out the man was on the ground because he had been shot, and katherine scott is there all morning on the scene. >> reporter: a neighbor here had been returning home from work and felt something dragging under his car and when he went to check he realized it was a person and that person had already been shot. this morning homicide detectives were going door-to-door in this overbrook neighborhood trying to figure out what happened in the
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back driveway of north 68th street. police and paramedics were called to the rear driveway of i report of a pedestrian struck. >> the 51-year-old driver realized something was stuck under the vehicle and realized there was a body underneath the minivan. >> the man was unresponsive and pronounced dead. medics discovered he was shot at least once. >> where the trail of blood starts we found multiple spent shell casings from a semi automatic gun. >> one neighbor tells us she didn't realize the noises she heard were gunshots. >> this is such a condensed area and someone could look outside in a minute it didn't occur it could be an actual victim. >> the driver of this minivan is
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not a suspect and is cooperating with police. there are surveillance cameras nearby and police are looking for footage that could help in the situation. in overbrook, katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." tonight a funeral was held for a pennsylvania firefighter that died on the way to a house fire. davis devo died on march 10th when his vehicle was hit by a drunk driver. he was on the way to a house fire that killed two children. devo was a veteran with 21 years of service. police in west white land township, are searching for a man that reportedly exposed himself and performed a lewd act inside of a county library. the woman reported the incident at 7:00 on march 8th, the images show the man leaving the library and anyone that recognizes him is asked to can't police. president trump is facing
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criticism over his first proposed budget calling for cuts to various government agency and the unsubstantiated wiretapping claims and the push to repeal and replace the affordable care act. >> reporter: rick, this morning the president touting the replacement plan working to get support from republicans. >> today president trump in the oval office meeting with republicans. >> these folks were mostly no's. yesterday. >> correct. >> and now every single one is a yes. the president says he is 100% behind the bill but says there is room for negotiations. we made certain changes. >> that is not the only battle brewing for the trump administration, the white house is not backing down when it comes to trump's accusations
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that former president obama wiretapped trump tower. even though they joined democrats to say they have seen no evidence of wiretapping. >> does the president stands by the allegations. >> you are mischaracterizing what happened today. >> the top republican and democrat on the intelligence committee announced they see no indications that trump tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the united states government either before or after election day. >> at the same time they acknowledge they have not been in contact with the department of justice. >> but after the briefing the top democrat on the intelligence committee said that the leaders would not have made the statement they made without having been fully briefed by authorities. >> and one of the world's most powerful leaders, angela merkel is meeting with the president at the white house now. on the campaign trail.
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the president bashed germany for their refugee policies. in washington, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. close toward home residents today of washington township, new jersey, delivered a petition seeking to halt pay raises for government employees, the petition for 2700 signatures in 20 days believe that their tax money should be spent on other things including local athletic fields and getting new vehicles for the police department. >> the appointees given the raises by the mayor have only been in their job for less than two months and are getting raises of 7% to 13% that is something unheard of in the private sector. >> some of the people to freeze the pay raises including the former democratic mayor and former republican mayor john robertson. today 13 postal workers in
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the university section were awarded for a safety milestone. the 100 million steps award, it recognizes employees that serve foot routes for 30 years or more without an accident. they measured the distance walked through each foot route and a carrier that worked 30 years on foot walked about 100 million steps. casino pier and break water beach are hiring for the summer season. this weekend they are hosting a job fair in seaside heights new jersey, this saturday and sunday, applicants can stop in including lifeguards, food service and game attendants and ride operators. thege for hiring beguns at 14
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depending on the job. also a group of tourists and a news crew learns how quickly a volcano can become a threat. we'll be right back.
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terrifying moments on one of the world's most active vol cane ores. mount etna exploded sending rocks and lava down on scientists and tourists. they were pelted with debris and 10 were injured and three were hospitalized. it was triggered when the flowing magma hit the snow creating high pockets of steam. a 25-year-old man is accused of stealing an ambulance in new york and using it to run over an emt. jose gonzales is charged with grand larceny and driving a vehicle impaired on drugs.
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>> he ran over this guy -- >> an fdy medic run over and killed by her own ambulance when the vehicle was carjacked in new york city. the ordeal began just after 7:00 p.m. when a 14-year-old veteran of the new york fire department was told that the man was driving on the back of her ambulance. the mother of five and her partner monique got out to confront the man. he jumped into the drivers seat and began careening through the city streets. >> he put it in reverse and struck the one emt who was injured. the policeman nearby raced to help but it was too late. monique williams could be heard screaming nearby -- my partner! >> in other news, the owners of a stolen taco truck found a way
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to thank the officers that recovered their business on wheels. they stopped by the police department and served them what else? free tacos. it was all over the news when someone stole their brand new catering van and then the thief got out and ran and he was arrested. the truck is still damaged but the owners are happy to have it back. still ahead. your weekend forecast and sky 6 hd showing you atlantic city right now, a pretty picture from the jersey shore. karen rogers has the update from accuweather.
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karen rogers is back now with a closer look at the weekend forecast. >> we don't like interesting this time of year. it would be nice to slide into spring. lets look at stormtracker 6 live double scan we are dry through the region and not staying dry. i think the skiers will like
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this forecast. lets go outside right now and see what is looks like. sky 6 hd is looking at a beautiful shot. philadelphia international airport a little milder today than it has been we make it into the 40s and have beautiful bright sunshine out there. the current temperatures 39 in philadelphia and 42 in millville and 30 in mt. pocono. look agent satellite 6 along with action radar the bright sunshine through the day and clouds and crease from the west and there is the precipitation that is affecting us today. a warm front lifting through the region and as you look at this, a lot of precipitation, when it moves through chicago, we had it for 45 minutes or so. it seemed to cause snow and light precipitation moving through ton and tomorrow. during the day today we are dry and enjoying the sunshine fort rest of the afternoon 2:00, 41 and start to get more clouds in the picture by dusk, 6:00, 41 and dipping down to 36 at 10:00. and i want to show you future
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tracker 6 a lot going on with this forecast, first warm front coming through a wintry mix near the city. you see this at 5:30 in the morning, and snow in the lehigh valley. and rain more most everywhere else. temperatures stay at the freezing mark in the city and above that in south jersey and delaware. saturday is the day with lots of clouds and showers, and maybe wet snowflakes mixing in, in the lehigh valley. and saturday night into sunday the pressure drops and the colder air fills in and at midnight snow through the lehigh valley and the city. we advance this to sunday morning at 5:00 a.m. and light snowfall through the region and watch you this gets out of here it's dry through the region and temperatures shoot up into the 40s and temperatures are key. lets look at this one more time.
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in south jersey and delaware, temperatures stay above freezing maybe snowflakes but not really sticking to anything. through both events, the overnight tonight into tomorrow and saturday night into sunday. just a coating to an inch of snow near i-95, including chester county, philadelphia and lower montgomery and bucks and parts of upper burlington and gloucester counties. 1 to 3 for both events. 1 to 3 inched inform allentown and north of trenton but mt. pocono 3 to 6 inches of snow. here is the seven day lots of sun and 42 dry during the day and overnight tonight into tomorrow you get a wintry mix and tomorrow is just rain showers with wet snowflakes mixing in and well above freezing and overnight saturday into sun and light snowfall and it ends early on sunday and a coating to inch in the city at best. 46 for your high and temperatures go well above freezing and into the 50s on
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monday. spring arrives and it's not as cold. 53 on tuesday breezy and milder. cold again 44 and thursday colder dropping down to 42 degrees. >> spring will arrive one of these days, maybe not on monday -- if you look in your medicine cabinet or cleaning closets you'll probably fine cleaning products that are expired but can you tell which ones are. >> reporter: they are the day to day products that make us look and feel our best. but just how long can you keep these things and make sure they are still doing their job, to find out we teamed up with april, the director for good housekeeping magazine. for a checkin with the family with three teenage kids their home is packed with products. some way past their prime. >> this one expired in 2010.
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>> i kind of wait until it's done. >> and then replace it? >> i do. >> these are regulated by the fda, they will have an exact expiration date like toothpaste. good for 12 to 18 months and sunscreens that experts say should never be carried over from summer to summer. >> you may not get the potential you need. and they don't regulate cosme c cosmetics, but a cosmetic product may go bad if stored improperly like a place too warm tore two moist. this have this little jar symbol with a number, telling you how long the product is good once it's been open good powder makeup could last two years, you may notice they are not
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performing as well. but liquid makeup like foundation and concealer should be replaced every six months. and liquid used around the eyes, needs to be replaced every three months. that is where bacteria can grow. on our people scene, north philly native kevin hart will get a big honor this summer. july 6th will be kevin hart day that is also the comedian's birthday. the resolution was approved by city council and he has given back giving money for new computers and college scholarships. if you're taking prescription medications, does your mouth often feel dry? a dry mouth can cause cavities and bad breath.
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over 400 medications can cause a dry mouth. that's why there's biotene. biotene can provide soothing dry mouth relief. and it keeps your mouth refreshed too. remember while your medication is doing you good, a dry mouth isn't. biotene, for people who suffer from dry mouth symptoms.
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moving up on 1:00 we get one final check of the accuweather forecast with karen rogers. >> after three days in the 30s
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look at this, we finally broke out of this, 41 in philadelphia. it's sad that we are so quited about it. 42 in willing stone and 30s in the lee shif. and a high of 42 rick. >> have a nice weekend karen. a look at stories coming up this afternoon on "action news" at 5:00, the latest from the jersey shore where a large fire destroyed two multimillion dollar homes and the update on the wintry weekend forecast from accuweather this weekend. that will do it from "action news" at noon. for david murphy, southbound season and the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams have a nice afternoon.
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