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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon in the news a
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man is under arrest in connection with a body discovered on the side of the road in bucks county. and the cleanup continues after strong winds in the area yesterday. but the big story on "action news" is a police officer shot in the line of duty. the officer came under attack while investigating an unsolved murder in allentown and police say the situation turned violent without warning last night. walter perez is live at the scene with the latest on the officer's condition. >> reporter: well, rick we can tell you that the officer suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm but we are pleased to tell you he was treated and released this morning from the hospital. but the suspect remains in the hospital. officers are coming and going from the apartment over the last couple of hours. the scene that unfolded is connected to the discovery of a woman's body in a recycling bin
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a couple of blocks away. a police officer was shot while serving a warn to a man on north godfrey. >> the individual inside after a brief standoff, he had been secured and transported to lehigh valley hospital for treatment. >> reporter: meanwhile it turns out the warrant is linked to the case involving a woman found in a recycling bin a few days ago. the lehigh valley coroner only confirmed that the woman died from gunshot wounds. we spoke with a neighbor who didn't want to be identified who said that last night's scene unfolded after investigators started to knock on several doors along the block. >> he said did you hear a scream and we said no, and then all of a sudden the three shots a few minutes later, the shots were
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fired and i didn't know nothing else because they came and knocked on the door again and told us we had to leave, you novak know, evacuate the building and we left. >> reporter: we'll have the latest coming up on "action news" starting at 4:00. reporting from allentown, walter perez, channel 6 "action news." in other news a man is arrested in connection with a woman's body found along a road in bucks county. stephanie mansion was found dead on mill road in bensalem. police say that finnegan put her body there, and he is charged with abuse of a corpse and is held at the correction facility. the power is coming back on after the cleanup from yesterday's storms around the
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region. in gloucester high winds ripped off rooftops and damaged trees. the scoreboard at gloucester high school was knocked down and in mantua a tree smashed on to the roof of this home and the wind may have pushed over two tractor trailers on the walt whitman bridge, at one points pseg reported 2100 customers without power but has since been restored. going live outside to sky 6 hd, penn's landing with mostly dry conditions, for more on that, let check in with david murphy at the big board. >> reporter: this time yesterday we were tracking the strong line of precipitation coming through with the strong wind gusts ahead of it, and now that storm system is well off to the north and east of this. we have a weaker disturbance late this afternoon and into the evening hours, we may pop a little isolated stray snow shower in the poconos and some
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of that may dip down closer to the lehigh valley, after 3:00 or 4:00 this afternoon until 7:00 or 8:00, keep your eyes out for that up north, it shouldn't have a real impact but we tell you to slow it down. not have you can't see a sunny break but most of you are stuck with mainly cloudy skies the rest of the way. 42 in wilmington and upper 30s in allentown reading and out toward lancaster, 43 in wildwood and the winds not nearly the problem they were yesterday. but when you look at temperatures close to 40 and winds in the low to mid teens,s obviously coat and jacket weather and maybe some of you would want gloves. today's high 44 degrees, that is the average high for this date and the overnight low is lower than the last couple of nights but the 27 is close to the average low for this time of year, we'll dip temperatures
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more tomorrow but as we head into the weekend a surge way above these numbers and i'll have that coming up in the exclusive accuweather forecast. a couple has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a dozen businesses in south jersey, 35-year-old christopher weldon and sabreina givens have been charged with burglary and attempted burglary in five counties. they robbed convenience stores and gas stations since december 7th. in each case they say they pried the doors or broke the glass. officers gathered near the intersection of bath and buckley street moments after it happened after 8:00 last night. the man in his z was rushed to torresdale hospital. apple is refusing to comply to a fbi order to break into an
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iphone, the device was used by a man in san bernardino, california, investigators believe it could hold information about the attack but apple says it's not that simple. lana zach is live in washington with more on this. >> reporter: sara, apple says that if it's just a matter of this one iphone, it would be a different consideration, but what the government is asking is requiring them to build new software that could allow hackers access to your phone. >> a master key to unlock all phones, that is what apple is requiring them to create and the dangers of that could have future ramifications for all americans. according to apple ceo, tom cook. and recovering information off an iphone from one of the san bernardino killers is at the heart of it. >> it's over two months now and we are still work on it. >> the government trying to
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assess the involvement of isis durthat attack that left 14 dead. investigators have not been able to crack the pass code. their concern is that after ten unsuccessful attempts would erase key data and make the phone permanently unaccess edge. >> to offer the assistance the government needs they have to literally create a whole new system to back door these phones, apple is saying look once we create this it's going to get out and as a result everything we built in terms of protecting privacy is out the door. >> legal experts say these case may not be easily resolved and ultimately be resolved by the supreme court. >> lana thank you for that report. former olympian caitlyn jenner
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is in philadelphia with an author that wrote the vanity fair piece about her transition. she will be at the university of pennsylvania tonight and she is helping jenner write a memoir, tickets are $5 for students and $30 for the general public. still to come on "action news" at noon, an 18-year-old is accused of posing as a doctor and running his own medical practice. >> and pope francis is wrapping up his trip to mexico and it includes a trip to a notorious prison. i drive a golf ball.
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airlines says that the pope's plane was hit by a laser light strike when it prepared to land on saturday. and mexican drug lord, el chapo guzman is complaining about life behind bars, he says the guards wake him up every two hours which he says is like torture and he says he gets so little sleep he is like a zombie. mexican authorities will eventually extradite him to the united states. a teenager in florida is accused of pretending to be a doctor. 18-year-old malaki love robertson was arrested, and said to be running his own medical clinic without a license. he was caught when he allegedly gave a physical exam to an undercover female officer.
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>> these allegations will be cleared up and you'll hear from my lawyer. the 18-year-old was accused of posing as a door at a hospital last year but the hospital failed to press charges and now charged with practicing medicine without a license. and a texas man was arrested for an unpaid student loan, u.s. marshals took him to a federal judge, he didn't know he owed the money and never received a notice from prairie view college, he is now in the progress of not p-- paying his loan. restaurant workers in michigan scored a victory against stores. they say that the owners of two restaurants docked their pay for
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incorrect orderers and they were ordered to pay $245,000. they blame the problems on constantly changing labor laws. the winners of florida's record jackpot are coming toward today and agree to go public at a news conference at 1:00 this afternoon. a publix supermarket in melbourne beach sold the winning ticket. a tennessee couple already revealed themselves as one of the winners and the third winner in california has not come forward. an old rundown home sold for $2.5 million, the three bedroom two bath house is missing shingles and the walls are rotting and needs a paint job but it is located in a highly coveted section of vancouver, canada, with a view of the mountains.
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it drove the price up to $2.4 million and the new owner will tear it down and build something else in its place. >> dozens of couples are accepting resumes at a local job fair going on now.
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wilmington residents that are looking for work could be in luck today. a city to work job fair is underway at wilmington city hall on north front street.
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city councilman darius brown is hosting the event that runs until 6:00 tonight. the job fair coincides with the first anniversary of wilmington tweet my jobs.com, a free online job matching website. ups is planning to expeand passport services, they began offering passport photos at stores last year. and now they will offer it nationwide. health check this noon, new research shows that more young people are overusing adderall. it increases from 2006 to 2011. research shows that the drug that is widely prescribed for
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adhd can cause insomnia and heart problems in children and can lead to seizures and high blood pressure in adults. the duchess of cambridge is raising awareness for -- if they thought their children need tropical disturbance and calling for change saying many adults are observe too afraid to ask for help for the children in their care. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 4:00. lets go to alicia vitarelli in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 banks are going to battle for new customers and going to new lengths to get you to sign up and using cold hard cash to get your business, we'll look at the five best promotions in what's the deal. and a mom got heart breaking news about her twins but a
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sonogram is bringing her hope and we'll talk about this sibling bond in big talkers at 4:00. and don't forget you can take us on the go. you can watch us live streaming on your smart phone or tablet. >> thank you, accuweather is coming up when we come right back.
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meteorologist, david murphy is here now with a check of the afternoon forecast for us. how are you doing? >> kind of cloudy out there but seasonably chilly. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry and that is good in case you have plans to head out and about this afternoon. stepping outside however on the action camera, you see the clouds were an issue earlier over wissahickon creek and fairmount park.
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maybe some peeks of sunshine and generally the clouds are winning the battle. cool enough for a coat as you head outside. winds north north west at 13 miles per hour and some of you may want gloves at times if you are walking around. we are still in the 30s in allentown and reading and chillier in northern areas, 42 in wilmington and 43 in millville and that is as mild as we are right now and the airport in a.c. and dover clocking in at 43. the clouds have been thick overall and we have sunny breaks in parts of delaware and future tracker 6 also taking a look at the rest of the afternoon and i want to point out that in the poconos after 4:00 there is a chance of a little snow shower possible popping through because of a weak feature passing through to the north and between 4:00 and 8:00 it may try to
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filter down to berks county and it looks like low impact stuff if you are driving down late today or early this evening, keep an eye on the roads in case anything happens to coat. i doubt that is the case temperatures are well above freezing and this doesn't look like a lot of snow. 43 is the high there and down the shore we can't rule down a peek of sunshine. you had some earlier but mainly cloudy and 45 is the high there. a bit of a breeze and philadelphia a high of 44 over the next couple of hours, and clouds mixing with potential sunshine and northwest late in the day and this evening well up to the north there is a possibility of a snow shower. winds run 8 to 16 miles per hour so nothing like the blustery winds yesterday but on the breezy side. 43 by 4:00 for your evening commute and by 5:00 down to 42 and we slip into the 30s by 6:00
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and overnight tonight we keep sliding down to 27 degrees for an overnight low and it's a bit breezy and wins from the northwest will keep us cool tomorrow. high pressure gets closer so we'll get more sunshine but still far enough away we get the flow from the northwest and that brings in cooler air and tomorrow's high is only 39. starting friday the high gets to the east and we turn the winds from the west-southwest and eventually things balloon for the weekend. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, clouds mixing with sun today and a real spotty snow shower well off to the north and west of philadelphia late today and this evening and sunny and chilly tomorrow and 39 and 41 on friday, and a chance of a shower or snow shower friday night, and behind that how about does, breezy and milder through a passing warm front, we bust up to 60 and mild in the afternoon
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and back down to the mid-50s for sunday and clouds increasing and a rain shower late in the day there. we are keeping our eyes on tuesday for possibly some wet snow. a new winner is crowned at the westminster dog show. c.j. the german short hair pointer won best in show. the 3-year-old beat out 700 other prized pooches, a borezoi named lucy finished second for best in show. a man saves his son after a frightening experience on the slopes and is now telling the tale of their close call. and a new place for takeout in philadelphia has asian quuz even. .
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"action news" at 12:30 continues. with sara bloomquist, rick williams and david murphy. hello again, here are the stories we are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30, the aftermath of the strong storms from yesterday is still being seen in parts of our region. we have a full report coming up. and this man is behind bars accused of a vicious valentine's day attack.
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and pope francis' trip to mexico is coming to an end but not before he makes anticipated stops. roofs came off buildings and homes when strong winds and rain hit the delaware valley yesterday and now the cleanup continues. >> reporter: residents of this mobile home park came through quickly but left behind a lot of damage. >> it was a bang, a woosh, tuesday afternoon winds whipped through gloucester city ripping off roofs and terrifying residents. >> this terrible noise i never heard before, i saw my neighbor's roof come ripping off and her trailer is unliveable they say. >> it almost blew out our windows, i ran behind the couch in the living room because i

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