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black lives matter protesters call for the resignation of embattled philadelphia district attorney seth williams. the coast guard scrambles to save the captain of a ship from atlantic city. the big story on "action news" at noon is the spring swing weather wise. if you dread monday's, this morning's weather doesn't help. fog and showers made for a dreary morning and the showers are hanging around out there, but there's good news, the fog is clearing and we're in for a dry, mild afternoon. david murphy is at the big board with the latest from accuweather. hey, david. >> reporter: rick we're seeing improvement, the rush hour was wet with steady rain along the i-95, but it's pushing off the coast. we have it in cape may, atlantic city, oc. it should be gone. we have something out near harrisburg that will pop through and falling in berks county, as
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well. generally speaking a lot drier on the way. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you additional showers out to the west. we might see some of that. at the same time i want to show you satellite. there's promise out to the west in the cloud cover. you see breaks in the action down here west of washington and in central pennsylvania at the end of the loop there's some lightning up of the clouds there, you can see the gray beginning to get darker and that's some of the ground showing through back in central pennsylvania. i think we'll brighten up and see things improve from a sky-cover standpoint. the temperature is cool, 49 degrees in philadelphia, 50 in wilmington. dover, delaware, we're up to 63 and that warm air is going to be charging up from the south and late this afternoon we'll see high temperatures in the upper 60s a lot of areas. wind not that strong, so it's a slow progression of the warmer air. 63 degrees by 2:00 p.m.
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4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., we're expecting to hit a high of 68 degrees. it is going to be mild even by 6:00 p.m. we'll hold a similar number. again there may be a sprinkle this afternoon, but overall it's cloud and sunny breaks. we'll take look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow, rick, even warmer air on the way, but there could showers and thunderstorms at times. details coming up. >> we'll check in later, thank you. now to a developing story, a north philadelphia lawrnld matt owner -- laundry matt owner is waiting to find out if he is going to be charged for shooting a suspected robber and innocent bystander. the owner fired shots critically wounding the suspect and injuring the woman. police arrested the suspect in font of stunned onlookers on the 2800 block of north 5th street yesterday afternoon. john rawlins is live on the scene with more on the story. >> reporter: hi, rick, appears everything is back to normal at this point, the laundromat is
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open. the other than who was the target of the robbery is back to work, he did have a permit for the gun he had at the time. he declined to talk on camera, he told us it is his understanding he will not be charged for the discharge of the gun. we're expecting to get official word shortly as police have called in availability at this hour to explain more about the incident that took place yesterday afternoon. >> he had a knife on him, he pointed it at the owner, demanded that the owner give him cash. >> reporter: the owner gave up an estimated $2,000 with the knife, and picked up a revolver and gave chase. outside the video shows the thief dumping dollars while being pursued by the storeer, striking the man twice in the chest. >> i was working at a delivery driver and i finished my delivery and next you know i
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hear boom boom boom boom boom. what's going on? as for the dumped dollars on the pavement they didn't stay there long as bystanders swooped them up. none of the money was returned to the laundry matt. we expect to -- laundromat, we expect to hear more from police shortly. the owner of the laundromat is back to work today. this is the second robbery, the first time he had to use his gun. live in north philadelphia, john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> all right, john, thank you. a protest was held in front of the office of district segment williams in center city this morning as members of the black lives matter organization called for his resignation. >> seth must go. >> reporter: williams pleaded guilty to federal bribery and extortion charges.
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protesters say he corrupted the office and called for a judicial review of all cases he has been a part of. williams announced he would not run for a third term. jeanette reyes will have more reaction from the protest coming up a bit later on "action news." going on to other news at noon, the search continues for a killer of a 17-year-old boy in west philadelphia. he was shot twice just before midnight on the 5900 block of lantern wood avenue. the teenager stumbled on to the front steps of a house where police found him. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. police are trying to identify two persons of interest in the murder of a 65-year-old woman, windy harris was shot in her home back on february 3. she was the executive director of a nonprofit. investigators are not sure of the motive. police are hoping to speak two
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men caught on video in the neighborhood the night of her murder. "action news" viewer sent video of flames shooting from a roof in kensington on weymouth street around 4:30 a.m. no report of injuries, it's not clear what sparked the fire. the blaze ripped through a second floor bedroom and has been extinguished. new on "action news," a coast guard crew from atlantic city rescued the captain of a fishing boat off a trawler off virginia he was suffering symptoms of a stroke. he was flown to atlanticare regional medical center in atlantic city. in washington, the failing gop healthcare bill, president trump laying game at the feet of the freedom cause of action can you say.
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>> reporter: president switching gear from blaming democrats to blaming conservative members from his own party. for now obama care remains always republicans are unable to agree between themselves what is to replace it. >> this gives trump a chance i believe to be become the transformation president that he wanted to be, because the only way out of this is to find a away to work with democrats. there is no longer a republican working governing majority. >> reporter: the top house democrats said there's room for bipartisanship. >> i want the president to hear me say this we're ready to talk about how to make improvements in the affordable care act. >> he moved to the hard right that's impossible for us to work
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with him. >> reporter: clashes between trump supporters and protesters came to blows over the weekend, today he is focusing on business announcing the new white house office of american innovation his son-in-law will head a team aimed at fixing american ideas. there will be testimony in front of the senate delegation in the continuing investigation between russia and the white house. u.s. hockey and reps from the international team have been trying to reach an agreement wanting improved pay and year round support for hockey. they are threatening to boycott the championships on thursday. jim kenny is kicking over a citywide celebration of jazz
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appreciation month. john about a -- baptist was chosen to receive the award because of his work in schools and universities across the country. there's a new clue in the missing girl kidnapped by her teacher coming up at noon. tornado and severe weather rumbles across states and the threat is not over. a trip on the escalator takes a terrifying turn more dramatic video coming up. and uber puts the brakes on self-driving cars. meteorologist david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast those stories and more when "action news" continues.
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>> more severe storms could rumble across states from mississippi in orderward to ohio. this is -- northward to ohio. this is mississippi a tornado moved through. widespread damage. hailed piled up in oklahoma and texas, pellets came crashing through a roof in dallas. cars and trucks had their windows cracked. the family of the american killed last week in the london
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attack. kurt cochran w killed. his wife was among dozens injured when they were struck by an suv. london to pay tribute tofamily kurt. his brother-in-law said he left a legacy of generosity. >> he was an amazing individual who loved every one and tried to make the world place. >> payne said his sister's health is improving and she has been by their presence. they were visiting melissa's parents who were serving as mission ears in london. the missing tennessee student and teacher he is accused of kidnapping. 50-year-old tad c up -- cummings has been missing for three
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weeks. >> there's a draft message, the other person would log in read the message and delete it. >> they say the messages showed a romantic relationship, authorities say cummings who is married researched covert ways to community like through instagram and specific encrypted apps. despite the alerts there have not been any credible sightings of the two since elizabeth was dropped off by a friend two weeks ago. the number of people injured in a deadly nightclub shooting in ohio has climbed to 16. 27-year-old o'brian spikes was shot during the sunday morning attacks at cameo nightclub. four uniformed officers were working security at the time of the shooting. they were not permitted to work inside the club under department rules. investigators believe multiple people fired shots. they are usualing witnesses to come -- urging witnesses to come
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forward. five people are hospitalized two in critical condition, two in serious condition. more than a dozen shoppers were injured when an escalator malfunctioned at a mall in hong kong. it reversed direction and started going faster than normal. officials say the escalator passed an inspection last week. an investigation is underway to find out what caused the escalator to suddenly back up. >> uber has suspended tests of
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its self-driving cars after one vehicle was involved in a crash. the accident happened friday in tempe, arizona, the impact caused the vehicle to roll on its side. police blamed the accident on the other vehicle saying the driver failed to yield. uber is spending the self-driving test until a full investigation is completely. bad news for max on "dancing with the stars," he has a calf injury. morris will perform with trooper dancer tonight. "dancing with the stars" airs tonight at 8:00 p.m. a pennsylvania woman met the girl living wither son's pancreas. luke baptista died in an accident.
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his family gave his organs to 100 people including missy mace, she drove new jersey yesterday. >> i said thank you, a million times, but it doesn't seem like it's ever enough. >> luke's mother said it is what her son would have wanted for her it helps in the grieving process. >> the action team is working on nht at 4:00 p.m., here's alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with the preview. >> reporter: hom date can be vey stressful in a high school teenagers' life especially in the day of the elaborate proms e into their own hand, we'll show you how they are choosing prom dates at random and why people are talking about this in big talkers. in today's show, why you won't see this license
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into australia's tropical northeast. cyclone debby has wind to 100 miles per hour. it could intensify as it crosses over land. buses were breakout in to help s path.
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david murphy is back, we have soggy weatherontend with this weekend. >> reporter: soggy weather, it's getting better, tor round of showers and thunderstorms. storm tracker 6 live d dry, i'll go in closer to the shore, atlantic city is one of the ride last of the rain as areas north of sea isle city and ocean city. sky6 live hd showing you the rain drops on the sky 6 lens in atlantic city, again, it will be improving down the shore before too much longer. temperatures is 49 degrees, the at 3 miles per hour, but they are coming from a southerly that ise process of improving our temperatures. dover, 64. 57 in millville. cooler toward trenton and allentown and reading, but that warm air is in the process of te
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south. because we have a frontal boundary to get a southerly flow ahead of the boundary. this area where the clouds are breaking up, we'll return brighter conditions over the next couple of hours to the region, and maybe full spoken in spots here and there. in the lehigh valley, cloudy an damp, 61 degrees, you'll have drips off the tree branches even now that the rain is pushing away. at the shore, actively damp right now. mostly cloudy, 63 degrees, generally drying out over the next couple of hours. in philadelphia, a 68. now, we may have to wait pretty late in the day to get here, could be 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. in the afternoon. event you will hit 68. the damp conditions is just a sprinkle or shower coming overall we're looking at improvement in the temperature and sky afternoon evening commute, failure
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5:00 p.m. we'll see the high, not dropping much 7:00 p.m. either. we'll stay on the mild side in the afternoon and evening. overnight cloudy and mild, 54 degrees, wind very light, stars shining through. with all the moisture on the ground from the rain and the southerly flow continuing there's the possibility developing. we had some of that that was dense in south jersey and new jersey and southeastern pennsylvania. could have aep patchy fog. and then as we go through the next 24 hours, we are looking at at an area of frontal activity that's going to increase the temperatures. we'll get up to 72 degrees tomorrow afternoon, that's 15 dre front on the doorstep in the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. now, this is not going to b timt going to be storming all the time. 6:30 a.m. tomorrow, on storm tracker 6 live double scan we'll probably have a a couple of little showers you, up
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to noon, perhaps the first thunderstorm or at least heavier shower popping through. it's later in the afternoon, say 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., we'll be on the look out notable thunderstorm and a little bit more of that up to 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. obviously not raining everywhere at once. necessarily looking at strong, severe weather. anytime there's a thunderstorm you want to take cover because of the lightning and downpour and brief wind gusts. 68 is the high, a little bit damp. tomorrow, 72. sun and clouds, the chance of a afternoon spotty shower or thunderstorm. wednesday we're dry, 65. thursday, sunny and cooler, 59. friday we'll go 53. rick there will be periods of rain, especially in the afternoon and evening there, that could spill into saturday morning, generally it's a dry, nice weekend. >> much more ahead in our next half-hour "action news" at 12:30. precious joy was lost and found. find the extreme length one couple went to get back their
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irreplaceable rings. we go to the african-american museum to check out two exhibitions for the celebration of the museum's 40th anniversary. those stories and much more when we come right back. >> hello, again, sarah is off,
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we begin at 12:30 p.m. with the late he is on the forecast after a morning.
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fog and wet weather things will be changing outside. accuweather says we'll see the sun later on and we're going to warm up. as we look live from sky6 live hd showing you a somewhat dreary ben franklin bridge right now. the fog is hanging around, but not for long. meteorologist david murphy is at the "action news" big board with the latest, don't put the umbrellas away too fast. >> reporter: no, we're in for rain tomorrow, the main rain for today is close to being off the coast. atlantic city is ready to say goodbye to the last of it. it's one last cell coming through. there's couple of sprinkles and showers out by harrisburg. another one in reading that's falling a part and one near gettysburg. double scan shows you the additional shower to the west filtering its way toward the east. obviously the bulk of the rain is gone. let's show you satellite, cloud cover is fairly thick we showed you that on sky 6. the


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