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soon find out what caused a fire at that damaged a delaware county church. students at school learn a scary, but important lesson, what it would be like if a gunman came into their buildings. details on a developing story, this spans several states including pennsylvania. at this hour, the hunt continues for a man who posted a horrific video gunning down an elderly man at random in ohio. the suspect said this was not his first murder. emily row is in cleveland. >> reporter: police are telling us there are no confirmed sightings of steve stephens a day after they say he gunned down that innocent victim killing him and leaving this community reeling. a plea from cleveland police this morning after a man posted this alarming video online. >> i found somebody i'm going to kill.
i'm going to kill this guy right here. >> reporter: the fbi and cleveland police on a manhunt for steve stephens who they believe is responsible for a random act of cold blooded murder. claiming he killed more than a dozen others, but police say there is no evidence supporting that. five states on higher alert, authorities say they received a ping from his cell phone detected from erie pennsylvania. he is believed to be driving a white ford fusion. >> he has de pilla -- he has deep, deep issues. >> reporter: he killed robert godwin senior with a gun. >> can you say joy lane? >> reporter: the homicide too disturbing tore us to show. that woman whose name was mentioned issued a statement
saying steve is a nice guy, he is generous with everyone he knows, he was kind and loving to me and why children this is a very difficult time for me and my family. godwin's family devastated. >> it's not real. i don't know what i am going to do. >> reporter: cleveland police initially did make contact with stevens after the incident but they have not reestablished the connection, the church continues, we'll send it back to you in the studio. >> reporting live from cleveland this noon. a church in delaware county was badly damaged by fire this morning, but the reverend says they will rebalanced. chopper 6 hd was over the scene at 8:30 at memorial presbyterian church in boothwyn. fire officials say the blaze
started in the back of the church, the walls and floor in the area were destroyed. church windows we broken out and there are holes in the roof. the good news, nobody wasserman schultz hurt. no -- nobody was hurt. crews were after 5:00 a.m. chestnut avenue in woodlynne. no word if anyone was hurt in the blaze. more than a dozen people were shot over the weekend at separate crime scenes across philadelphia. at least four people were killed. "action news" reporter, jeanette reyes has details now on the gun violence. >> reporter: well, police have their work cut out for them as they investigate four homicide and multiple other shootings all of them happening within a matter of days. all across philadelphia. >> i just heard a gunshot i was waking up the kids to go to school. >> reporter: the violence at the start of the easter weekend
continued in the overnight and morning hours today. the latest shooting along the 600 block of clementine road left a father and husband in his 30s dead. this is the man's mother. philadelphia police say around 5:45 a.m., the victim and his brother were outside the home when two men ran up and shot the victim 15 times five times in the head alone. the numerous evidence marker show where each shell casing fell. >> somebody wants to hurt my son for nothing. >> reporter: police placed the victim in the patrol car and rushed him to temple university hospital where he was pronounced dead. his brother was not injured. it's the latest in a string of violence that began over the weekend, two people were killed between saturday and sunday another was murdered in the overnight hours today. dozen others were injured in gunfire that included a quadruple and triple shooting. in this map you can see the carnage that stretches across
philadelphia. >> i'm going to pray on it, whoever did that to my son, i hope them come forward, i'm telling you karma do not pay. >> reporter: homicide count is up compared to this time last year, 13%. police commissioner richard ross said this is a deadly result of gun violence and lack of conflict resolution skills. reporting at police headquarters, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> vice president mike pence said the era of strategic patience is over with north korea. pence made a visit to the dmz. the main objective is to achieve korea peninsula without nuclear weapons. u.s. and south korean officials confirmed that the ballistic missile launch failed moments after launch. we have showers here and
there, but the skies will clear up this afternoon. going outside showing you the ben franklin bridge, we have couple of more nice days this week, but rain and mild temperatures, as well. >> reporter: a little bit of everything coming for a spring week as we look ahead, right now, sarah, cloudy skies over philadelphia, the rain appears to be over her, storm tracker 6 live double scan gives you a nice, clear image where the heavy cells are popping through. they are east of baltimore and through dover and crossing the delaware bay and northern cape may county. cape may may get some of the steadier stuff, most of the i-95 corridor up from wilmington into philadelphia in the process of drying. skies brighter in allentown and points to the west. clouds are thinning out around allentown and harrisburg. the additional shower activity to the west appears to be diving to the south.
philadelphia i felt is pretty much out from under that precipitation. temperatures right now are on the cool side. 62 in philadelphia, but these numbers are beginning to rise behind the departing rain. 63 in wilmington. still 71 degrees at the central park new york city reporting station. winds right now are not all that strong, notice how they are strong farther to the north and west. we expect them to build a little bit through the afternoon of we have a high of 74. this model has 72. either way you can see how we maintain relatively mild conditions through the afternoon of we see the numbers drop down in the mid 50s by 2:00 a.m. a lot of area in the 40s by the morning. that sets us up for a cooler day. we'll have another look at the seven day showing you the topsy-turvy weather profile. at least for philadelphia we're drying out and getting brighter later in the day. >> you can get the latest forecast by downloading the up graded app with radar and
temperatures for the neighborhood and it offers the exclusive minute cast, the only minute by minute precipitation forecast. it's a free download for your mobile device. there's more fallout from last week's united airline controversy after a doctor was dragged off a plane by airport police. united said passengers who board planes won't be removed. more united passengers say they need mistreated by the airlines. >> my god what are you doing. >> reporter: the airline announcing they are changing the pole that allowed dr. david dao to be forcibly removed to make room for crew. crew traveling on the aircraft are booked 60 minutes prior to departure if a passenger needs to be bump to make room it will happen at the gate.
other airlines are updating their rules for not removing a passenger who has already boarded to give up a seat to another passenger. delta is ten thousand dollars up from 1300. >> this is wrong. >> reporter: empty hopes of avoiding the p-r and legal nightmare united is facing. the viral video of dr. dao's united experience encouraging others to come forward with their own tales of alleged mistreatment by the airline. >> they said it was not their problem. >> reporter: this utah couple en route to their wedding in costa rica, they were booted for
moving to the wrong seats. united said they were removed because they insisted on sitting in upgraded seats without paying extra. they said they were willing to pay for the upgrade but forced off the flight. flying is not cheap people are in a happy place, for us we were going to get married, we are still getting married, life goes on, the way the united airlines handled this it was absurd. students from the pennsbury school district were taking part in active shooter drill. they played the role of injured victims while police and firefighters and local hospitals practiced their response. the school board requested the exercise to fine tune the community emergency protocol. much more on "action news," a fight between two women shopping inside a walmart turns
into a brawl. >> the world will get a chance to give a popular baby boy giraffe a name. stepping live outside, sky6 live hd in high definition, showing you the clouds from the center city skyline from our temple university camera, david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back. >> a brawl inside a california
walmart has sent a person to the hospital and another to jail. this is cell phone video taken by a shopper. witnesses say two women were arguing before fists flew. their husband jump one knocked unconscious and suffered serious injuries. another man was arrested and charged with a battery. some bank robbers wear elaborate disguises, but not this woman. police in utah say she robs banks wearing pajamas. they never conceals her facing and she does not carry a weapon.
but they are cake taking the case seriously. a highway in michigan had to be closed when a tanker truck rolled over and spilled it's milk. nobody knows what caused driver to lose control. the cab detached from the tanker and the two ended up far a part. april the ger's new baby is doing well. now the zoo will hold a contest to give the baby giraffe a name. here's t.j. holmes with more on the viral sensation. >> reporter: it finally happened, the eagerly anticipated wait came to an end saturday. >> we are in labor of 100%, tune in. >> reporter: over a million people around the world watched live as april the giraffe gave birth it is boy. >> there you have it guys, we have a baby.
5'9", 129 pounds made the most public interest, a little shaking at first working on his footing as his proud mother watched his calf. labor lasts 2 hours after a 16 months pregnancy. sunday was spent with snuggles milk and a nap. the giraffe cam captivated millions since february. since launching the cam in february, the park said nearly 300 million people have viewed the live stream. >> this is a huge accomplishment for us, we're a relatively young facility having a giraffe cam in the 5th year being opened that's a big event for us. we have taken the silent extinction of giraffe to a worldwide conversation to coffee shops, dinner tables and classrooms. hi
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trees like a little rain. for me i would like to see it move out. >> reporter: at least it's not sunday, it's monday, easter was beautiful. we're trying to get rid of showers that came in during the morning rush. they are down in south jersey an delaware. we'll look at that in a second. let's get you outside, to rodney square, you see someone walking with an umbrella, no advise, it was just steady enough rain to inquire that. if you're in came may up the coast in atlantic city, it the it won't be too much longer before you see the rain. some of it could be steady at times, but the general ideas it is shifting south and eastful we'll see that clear the coast. looks like a lot of area getting rain in northern delaware places like gloucester, salem and
cumberland county won't be dealing with it too much longer, maybe a couple of hours down there. as we look at the temperatures, 62 degrees, we're expecting the numbers to start to bounce pretty well over the next several hours. winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour drawing in drier air. that will brighten the skies up a little bit especially philadelphia north and west. you already see breaks in the clouds back to the north and west of us. farther south the rain pushes the closer the breaks in the clouds will come. future tracker 6 showing us between now and 2:00, the model showing us the rain is down the shore, after that it will be gone. at the same time we'll be on look out for clearing to the north and west, by 6:00 p.m. there's late afternoon sunshine across the region. the closer you are to the coast, the tougher it will be to get that clearing in. you might see some sun late. 73 degrees in allentown. 72 in trenton. mid 70s, wilmington, lancaster and dover. 72 in millville, probably
staying on or about 69 along coastal areas like cape may. 2 m p.m., 71. 4:00 p.m., 74. holding the low 70s by 6. overnight we'll see the numbers tumble a bit, so by tomorrow morning we're in the 40s in a lot of spots. 70:00 a.m. we have a model showing 350. plus, during the afternoon we don't improve as we did the last couple of days we'll get into the mid 60s in the i-95 corridor and up in allentown and holding in the 50s in the afternoon closer to the coast. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 74. clouds giving way to sunshine, especially from about the nye knew corridor and points north. the farther south you are, the later in the day the longer you ever to wait for that change. 67 is tomorrow's high, partly sunny, but a nice day. 62 on wednesday, mostly cloudy
skies, a late-day shower can't be ruled out. thursday, 75 degrees is the high there. in the afternoon in particular there's a chance of a shower or perhaps a couple of thunderstorms. friday, still mild, 69. clouds and sun, a little breezy and maybe another spotty shower around i'm not really seeing a whole lot on friday, that main line dry. for the weekend we cool down under mostly cloudy skies on saturday. great weather to watch a soccer game at talen energy stadium. the fate the fearous have stormed its -- if you arous have stormed its way into -- the fate of the furious has stormed its way into hollywood history. the movie is just ahead of the previous worldwide record holder, star warses the force awakens. one of the most beloved
operas take center stage in philadelphia. it's an age-old battle between rich and poor. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: mozart debuted the marriage. figaro in 1776. the complete comedic oprah is a favorite. >> figaro and suzzanne are getting married, but the count wants the first go at the bride. the servants fend off the count's advances while moving ahead with their wedding. rear life couple sing the role of the count and the portrayed countess. she is singing about her broken heart. >> reporter: it features-moat saturdays most notable works.
including the figaro over tour. >> they were like a magic team together, the comedy is so animated. >> reporter: the cast promises at the end of each act will leave you wanting more. >> it's 'latable comedy with fun -- relatable comedy with funny characters there's something for everyone. >> reporter: the marriage ever figaro april 28th through may 7th at the academy of music. for 6abc loves the arts, i'm karen rogers. if you have medicare
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accuweather seven-day forecast. failure cool out there for now, still in the 60s, a lot of areas will get in the 70s once the clouds start to thin out. we're going sun, fewer and fewer clouds in the afternoon and early evening, the northern suburbs have a shot of 73, 47. more of the same in the i-95 corridor. late sun, winds breezy, 10 to 20 miles per hour. down the shore, cloudy skies and showers, cooler, the showers getting off the coast by 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.ing this afternoon. >> a look at some of the stories coming up this afternoon on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. they jumped over the counter grabbed cash at will and holding employees at gun point. see surveillance video of the crime that happened inside a local popeye's restaurant. a first grader who wanted a change at school took matters into her own hands. she called in the police to
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