tv Action News Weekend 9AM WPVI February 28, 2016 9:00am-10:31am EST
police officers in virginia are mourning the death of one of their own. the officer died the first day on the job. goodbye to old man winter, spring has sprung at least for a few days. >> reporter: welcome to february in the carolinas. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. there's a beautiful blue sky out there. there's hardly a cloud upstairs. we'll see sunshine from start to finish. that combined with a south/southwesterly wind will do the trick. it's warmer out there right now than this time yesterday when most of the numbers were in the 20s and 30s and now we're seeing 40s for everybody. dover and the poconos you're the exception. reading, 41. allentown, 43. trenton, 42. atlantic city look at that, already at 47 and same thing for wildwood. satellite and radar, clear as a whistle up and down the eastern
seaboard. high pressure rushes on by off the virginia cames. 58 degrees, breezy, but, again, the winds are out of the southwest that's warming us up. sunny conditions, breezy and warm, high temperatures topping out somewhere between 60 and 62 degrees. when i come back in just a few minutes i'll tell you how long the spring-like weather lasts. we have showers chances in the seven-day forecast. some that could mix with snow by week's end. nydia. philadelphia police are trying to determine if two early morning convenience store robberies are the work of the same man. the action cam was outside a wawa on cast tore avenue. a man with a crow bar entered the store and demanded cash and cigarettes. the action was on the scene where police arrested the suspect in the wawa robbery after running after him. officers say a wawa clerk
identified the suspect. take a look at the 7-eleven in the rhawnhurst section of city, also held up by a man with a crow bar. nobody was injured, but a police officer suffered a knee injury running after the suspect before the man was arrested. a violent home invasion overnight left a man hospitalized. police say two men in hoods tied aman up and hit him over the head several times. the victim got free and called 911. virginia police officers are mourning the loss of one of their own. ashley guindon was sworn into duty friday. she and two others and civilian were shot after a dispute sparked gunfire. officer ashley guindon and the civilian were both killed.
100 police vehicles lined up outside the hospital paying honor and respect to the fallen officer. police have the suspect in custody that person faces possible capitol murder charges. an applies is to blame for a fire at a home in south philadelphia. the resident had to be treated for smoke around midnight. the resident was treated on the scene and not taken to the hospital. police are looking for the person who was shot and killed in newark. shots rang out at the prides court apartments last night. he was taken to christiana hospital where he died a short time later. no arrests in the stabbing of a woman in the septa transit elevator. police released the pictures of the man they were looking for since yesterday morning. police say he tried to rob a woman at the huntington station of the market frankford el in
ken's lg ton. he stabbed her in the shoulder and the knee. if you recognize the man call police. a grays ferry man escaped with minor injuries after his home suddenly collapsed with him inside. the wall crumbled on the 1400 block of patton street yesterday. especially trained firefighters had to rescue the 39-year-old man from the huge pile of debris. he was taken to presbyterian hospital in stable condition. l.and i say there were no prior conditions at the home. funeral services will be held for the former miss new jersey who died in an accident. kara mccullum will be laid to rest in other home state of arkansas. the miss new jersey foundation will host a service at the ocean city tabernacle in march.
miss mccullum died in a crash on route 55. hillary clinton heads to her home state of arkansas after a huge victory in south carolina. bernie sanders plans to go to oklahoma city. clinton has won three of the four primaries and heading into super tuesday as the clear frontrunner. ted cruz and marco rubio have released their tax returns and pushing donald trump to do the same thing. cruz released 4 years on top of the returns for the previous five years he made public. rubio released his returns for five years. trump said he'll keep israel under rasp -- raps until the tax
audit is finished. philadelphia fire department along with members of the american red cross are going out in the city giving out smoke alarms for he new to prevent fire deaths. as part of an on going campaign that helped reduce fire related deaths by 63%. that was last year. someone is waking up with a brand new tiara this morning. there's a brand new miss philadelphia. congratulations! she also a student at shipping shippingburg university. shell compete at the miss pennsylvania pageant that hams in june.
good luck to you. there were 35 reasons for students to dance at rowan university. the money benefits the children's hospital of philadelphia. the students danced for 6 hours straight. it was a personal mission for the organizer grog up, -- going up, a good -- growing up a good friend of his had leukemia and was treated at children's hospital. great fundraiser. good reason to have your chocolate and enjoy it, too, we'll tell you how it can give your brain a boost. 106-year-old exercising her right to vote and we'll tell you who she is voting for. looking live through our temple university camera, chris sowers has the exclusive
breaking news, the action cam is on the scene scene of an apartment fire west hunting park avenue. we can seep the fire trucks out there. we don't see smoke or flames, we're not sure if there are any injuries or what caused it. there's a small fire inside the senior living apartment on west hunting park avenue. the fire broke out at 8:30. just a little bit ago. we'll continue to follow this. this is happening in nicetown, 9:11 sunday morning. folks a man in malibu,
california releasing a video of a big cat roaming the neighborhood. he shot the video of the mountain lion from his balcony on super bowl sunday. he did some smacking, i wonder what he was eating and napping on the hillside. he was identified by his gps tag p27. the lion strolled back into the santa monica mountains where he spends most of time thankfully away from the human beings. looks like he was having a nicerely time basking in the sun. >> reporter: that's why i don't go camping. cat that does not look like a cat to me. beautiful stretch of weather heading this way, lots of
sunshine, temperatures climbing up into the upper 50s, low 60s easily in parts of the area, especially to the south of philadelphia. and there will be a nice breeze out of the southwest. double scan live is clear. we'll keep it clear today. next chance of rain will be in the form of a couple of spotty showers tomorrow morning before the skies open up again. tomorrow afternoon will be as nice as today. 43 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint 25. the 43 feels like 36 degrees. this is shot of the sunrise sent in by anne in philadelphia looking toward camden. that's a beautiful shot. you know it will be a nice day when you see sunrises like that. 42 in pottstown. saint davids, 42. quakertown, 41. martins creek, 38 him warrington and center city, 43. low to mid 40s showing up across south jersey and delaware.
vineland, 42. glass borough, 43. that was just about the high temperature yesterday afternoon. we're already there and it's only 9:00 a.m. satellite and radar, a ton of sunshine from start to finish. we'll skip over today. this is future tracker 6. we'll get you going first thing tomorrow morning. 7:30 a.m. sunshine and showers for south jersey and delaware. this is a weak, dieing cold front that will be sweeping through. there's no cold air behind the front, the winds are shifting in more of a westerly direction. it could touch off a brief spotty shower around 11:00 a.m. in philadelphia. it races out to sea and by afternoon we'll see mostly sunny skies. it will be a weak insignificant event. morning rush, clouds and sun, spotty shower, the morning rush will not be impacted. the evening commute expect mainly clear conditions and mild
temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. today is nice, tomorrow is nice, tuesday looks good. this is not a nor'easter this is not a huge storm we'll not see the winds like we saw last wednesday with that storm system. this is an area of low pressure climbing up the spine of the appalachians, snows fly on the back edge of this, the eastern portion of the great lake states. for us this is shower activity, maybe a period of rain briefly on wednesday. it will be breezy, we'll see winds gusting 20, 30 miles per hour at times. it is far cry from what we experienced this past week. good news there. 62 degrees that's the forecasted high. feeling like april. mostly sunny conditions, enjoy it. millville, 62. allentown, 60. lancaster, 62. overnight tonight, the low temperatures are close to the average highs for this time of the year. low to mid 40s for everybody partly cloudy and mild. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it's nice out there today, 62 degrees, maybe that morning shower
tomorrow, otherwise clouds giving way to sunshine. 62, 60 for tuesday, wednesday, morning rain, breezy cloudy by afternoon. a cooler high of 50. thursday cloud, passing shower, 45. friday there's another system we're watching, this is a colder storm, could be rain, snow or both, high of 40. even if it is snow, it doesn't look like a lot. we're back in the 40s the following day. the melting process will take place. you think that's the last of winter. >> reporter: i don't see anything. thank you chris. there's one very special voter in the south carolina primary who may be the best representative of people getting out to vote. take a look at danella wilson, 160 years old, hopefully you'll
see her. she has not missed an election since she became eligible to vote. i say voting is more important than my life. it speaks for the masses of people. wilson had no problem letting everyone know who she was voting for in the primary. it is hillary clinton. she would like to see a woman in charge of the white house in her lifetime. we'll be right back.
menendez. else accused of accepting campaign donations and gifts in exchange for political favors. he pleated not guilty. mothers who share their beds with infants may be more likely to breast feed longer. researchers say sleeping in the same bed can be helpful because it helps mothers get more sleep. cdc warns against it, because infants may be suffocated. do you love chocolate? yes. of course, right? a team of international researchers found that frequent chocolate eaters perform better on all sorts of brain-powered test including eating certain kinds of chocolate may boost brain function and ward off
dementia later on in life. dark chocolate is best. advocates are fighting in washington, d.c. to reverse medicare determination to ban weight loss drugs. 86% of the cost of healthcare which is close to $3 trillion is chronic illnesses. what drives chronic illnesses, obesity. let's address the problem. former health and human services secretary of state tommy thompson said the bill to lift the ban is now in congress. they hope that you will contact your lawmakers to get the bill moving.
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everyone, 9:23 sunday morning, hello syringe! hello!! mostly sunny, out there feeling like april out there. later this week we're watching two systems, the first one arrives wednesday. i was explaining this yesterday, north of the line, north of the storm track it's cold, south of the storm track it's warm. here's philadelphia, this storm is cut west of philadelphia. this is an all-south wind, mild temperatures, we're going to get a period of showers. wednesday does not appear to be that big of a deal. there could be a thunderstorm, but not severe weather. the next storm is more complicated and arrives on friday. we're south of the storm track, but there's a lot of cold there. the difference this time there's a strong canadian high pressure
system that high could flex its muscle a little bit and push that storm to the south. so the storm track would be something like that which would be a miss altogether. if the low penetrates the high and the track comes up, things could get interesting around here on friday with an mixture of snow or maybe a situation with rain going over to snow with possible accumulation. friday is the system we have to watch closely. gray. okay, chris thank you so much. it is 9:25. 88th academy awards will happen tonight. we are looking live at the dolby theater. many of holy -- hollywood's biggest names will gather. there's controversy around the ceremony about who did not get nominated. >> reporter: cgi bear, a
martian, post apocalyptic warriors and wall street traders, just a few of the characters facing off in tonight's academy awards. nominated films this year taking audiences from a single room to the newsroom. back in time to era's past and soon hollywood's biggest night. the scene of the ceremony has been a construction zone for days. the red carpet rolled out, the governor ball after party getting decked out, too. later this evening, we'll find out which of the 8 films are deemed the year's best. this is a muddled unpredictable year. >> reporter: when it comes to best actor. it's definitely leo's year. there's no way he doesn't pick up his reaward for the revenant. >> reporter: leonardo decaprio has been nominated five times but yet to snag the coveted actress. firms nominee brie larceny
son in -- brie larson. people waiting to hear how host chris rock will address the controversy. as host, his duty is to mention it and joke about it. >> reporter: presenters go beyond hollywood stars, they include vice president joe biden. awaiting guests 1500 bottle of champagne and 16,000 square feet of red carpet. the 88th annual oscar presentation live on 6abc at 7:00 p.m. live on to the 6abc.com and facebook page while you watch and when you wake up tomorrow get a full recap with the "action news" morning team. matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, david murphy, karen rogers will talk about the night's biggest moments. "action news" begins at 4:30 a.m. 9:27 still much more to
come on sunday morning edition of "action news," a relaxing beer spa. we have the details on how soaking in a sudsy bath made of hops may help you feel like. plus, meteorologist chris sowers will more on the spring-like warmup in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues. a car slams into a
northeast philadelphia produce store overnight, now, two people are in the hospital. a huge win for hillary clinton in south carolina. she also heading into super tuesday as the clear frontrunner. here's good news you can ditch the winters coats for at least a few days, mother nature is giving us a break from old man winter. meteorologist chris sowers is enjoying it, is that right chris. >> reporter: the ground is damp, this would be a beautiful day for a round of golf. bright sunshine and bright blue sky. it's a beautiful blue. temperature change 10 to 15 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. 43 in philadelphia. wilmington, 43. dover, 45.
the shorepoints are getting close to 50. satellite and radar, we'll keep the skies bright and sunny this afternoon. cloud cover stays to the north as the system quickly passes through new england later on. for us we're looking at sunny conditions, breezy and warm. high temperatures around 62 degrees when all is said and done. 11:00 a.m. temperature, 354. 1:00 p.m., 58. 3:00 p.m., 60. 3:00 p.m., 59. somewhere in between the two we'll top out at 62 degrees. snow cover look at the tremendous difference from this year versus last year. february 28, 2016 only 14% of the country is covered in snow. last february it was a much different story, 65% of the county was covered in snow. we were 1 degrees below seasonal averages which was a record for the city of philadelphia and almost the entire new england states from the areas from the mason dixon line north. each and every state said
records for the cold temperatures last february. thank the el nino for this, it's been an easy, peasy month. no complaints. two drivers were hurt after losing control of the car and hitting the side of a produce store at oxford and deavereau avenues. both women were taken to the einstein with life non-life threatening injuries. hillary clinton is basking in the glow of a huge win in south carolina. bernieperson -- bernie sanders s down the count him out just yet. >> reporter: in south carolina, hillary clinton gaining delegates and momentum. the big win here in south carolina likely means a big win in the southern states on super
tuesday. >> reporter: bernie sanders can continue to win some states, but if he doesn't win decisively it will be impossible for him to camp you up. >> reporter: bernie sanders conceding here, but insisting his campaign is far from over. tuesday 800 delegates are at stake and we plan to win many, many of them. the leading candidate for president spends half his time insulting them. we will defeat trump because the american people do not want a president who insults mechanics cannings, muslims [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: trump the target of relentless attacks from marco rubio. con artist. con artist, friends don't let friends vote for
>> reporter: insults thrown back by front. and his new hard hitting supporter chris characterize by his side on the campaign trail. the intensity only building with the countdown now on to super tuesday. all of the candidates will be out on the trail with campaign stops in several of the key states. marci gonzalez, abc news, columbia, south carolina. as marci mentioned. marco rubio and ted cruz are crisscrossing the south in an effort to blunt the effort of donald trump before the primary votes in that part of the country. trump campaigning with chris christie at his side. trump calling rubio a light weight. rubio called him a con artist. you heard that. trump has not released his tax
returns and he said the billionaire has something to hide or doesn't have as much money as he claims. a woman suffered serious injuries in the crash in lindenwald, camden county white horse pike near elm avenue at 7:00 p.m. the driver stopped after the accident. the woman was flown to cooper medical center to be treated. a cruise ship badly damaged earlier this months is returning to port in new jersey to avoid another storm. the company tweeted yesterday that the current cruise is being cut short to avoid another potentially severe storm. the cruise line came under sharp criticism when it got caught in powerful storm out to sea this past month. abundance slies -- supplies and low oil prices are being
credited for the low prices at the pump. in new jersey, it's down to a 1.50 per gallon. in delaware, 1.62 per gallon to fill up. from our new jersey newsroom one lawmaker wants to lower the legal drinking age in the garden state 21 to 18. he believes if you're old enough to serve in the military you're old enough to drink. nora muchanic has more. >> reporter: since 1954, the drinking age in new jersey has been 21 years old. a new jersey lawmaker has introduced a bill to lower the age in the garden state. if you're old enough to serve in the military like my two sons have, they hand you a gun and you should be able to make the
trivialal -- trivial decision to buy a 6 pack of beer. we have the science and the data to bring the drinking age to 21 years old. the brain is not fully developed. >> reporter: the age limit was originally up to 21 to cutback on teenage drunk driving deaths. these days, kids have uber and lift and other ways to get around they can drink and not get behind the wheel. we asked students at the college of new jersey what they thought. i do agree when you become 18 you become mature enough to make the decisions. drinking is a big responsibility, 18 is young to make the decision. i don't think 18 is a responsible age. i think you're a kid and young and you'll make dispiewpped decisions. >> reporter: -- stupid
decisions. >> reporter: new jersey would lose millions of dollars in federal highway funds tied to the 21-year-old limit. they are much more responsible generation than when we were kids. >> reporter: he said this is an up-hill battle he is not giving up. 6 flags is hosting it's final spring job fair looking to higher 4,000 workers for the 2016 season that starts in a couple of weeks. jobs are available in retail and safari and rides. there's much more to come on "action news." a letter penned by the late jfk is about to hit the auction block. we have details on who he sent the letter to and why. people are injured during a kkk rally in california.
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you're chock fullful good news. >> reporter: yesterday it was chilly, today it will feel like april out there. a lovely shot of the platt bridge. bright blue, i was looking up the best way to describe the sky today, it's cobalt blue. it's a beautiful looking day. high temperatures in the 60s. it will be breezy, but this time around it's a south/southwesterly breeze. so it's warmer wind flow. no weather issues expected today.
62 degrees is the forecasted high. 15 degrees above the seasonal average of 47. 35 is where we started out this morning. again, we'll snap this streak of chilly days. 41 friday, saturday, 44. both days the windchills in the 30s. today we're shooting up to 62 degrees. that will start a new trend with highs in the 60s for several days before we cool it back down by wednesday afternoon. 44 in allentown. wilmington, 43. millville, 48. wildwood, 49. atlantic city at the airport, 47. there's the winds speeds 5 to 15 miles per hour. follow the arrows this morning out of the south, southwest yesterday they were northwesterly that's why it was somewhat chilly. high pressure skirting on by to the south we'll keep the skies clear. we don't have any issues in the foreseeable future. this storm is a weak and unorganized clipper system, although we're not seeing the
snows that would be defined as a clipper system. it's an area of low pressure. that will swing across the northern tier states and bring showers across the area first thing tomorrow morning. it will not last long. today is a beautiful day, sunny conditions from start to finish. there's the line of showers i'm talking about, 9:30, tremp e e stretching from baltimore to washington, d.c. north. 11:30 it's hit the coast and by 1:00 p.m. it's out to sea. monday afternoon the skies open up again, we see the return of sunshine and mild temperatures, back in the 60s. beautiful day, nice and warm, 62 degrees is the high. winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. overnight tonight, the lows are close to the average high temperatures. places like allentown and reading, millville, pine barrens southern new jersey, getting as
low as 40 degrees where in center city you'll bottom out around 45. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 62 today we do it all over again tomorrow minus the morning shower. breezy in the afternoon. tuesday, sunny, warm, 60. wednesday, morning rain, otherwise a cloudy and raw-type day cooler high of 50. thursday, shower possible, 45. friday, there's the rain/snow mixture, ho. 40. and saturday, 43 degrees. you can find storm tracker 6 live and double canal radar at our website head to 6abc.com/weather. tomorrow is leap day not only do we get an extra day in february this year, many businesses are offering you big bargains. expedia is offering 29% off at select hotels. animal -- and crispy creams you
temple university. looking at the tennis courts. police in anaheim arrested three people after three people were stabbed during a clue ku kx klan rally. kkk marchers were confronted by protesters. residents were critical of the an mime police department saying there was not enough police presence at the rally. police in utah broke up an angry crowd protesting the shooting of a teenager in the area. 100 officers were brought to the scene to bring calm to the neighborhood. the teen was shot because he refused to drop a weapon while fighting with another person. he had a broom in the hand and only asked once to drop it before the officers started shooting. police have not reacted to what
witnesses have said. our big talkers this morning. oregon has opened a first in the nation spa where you soak in beer. in the small town of sister oregon, the first beer spa is open for business. what are customers soaking in? it's a pro prior to blend of beer, hops and barley. the idea came after the co-other than was in an accident. i soaked in it and my pain went away and slept great. the guy after the car accident went into business, one week later the beer spa took off. they are planning a beer garden and coffee shop. this is a rare letter that president john f.kennedy sent to a little girl five decades ago, it is up for auction in
philadelphia. jfk penned the letter to rita lynn knight. it was in response to the letter knight's father wrote to the president. the letter is dated march 29. kennedy writes he wanted to surprise rita and say hello. the letter is expected to fetch $15,000 at auction. we'll be back in a moment. is in a
gather. there's a buzz over who will strike oscar gold. leonardo decaprio could the 4th time be a charge. go to our facebook pages and let us know who you would like to win. it feels like spring today, the boys of summer are dusting off their bats playing their first exhibition game today. villanova holds on to their top status against marquette. here's jeff skeverski with sunday morning sports. >> reporter: even without the injured jake borachek, the flyers iched closer to the coveted final playoff spot at least for a few hours, they are as close as one back in the wild card until the penguins won their game. captain claude giroux returned to action against arizona after missing the last two games with an injury. what an entrance, first period power play g with the goal. flyers up 1.
40 seconds later, gagne scores. flyers put up three in the first. in the 3rd, flyers put it away! flyers win 4-2. they have won 4-6 they are currently 3 back in the wild card. number wunld -- one ranked villanova is number one in college baseball but not lately. they gave up 100 points in the loss to xavier, they struldz -- struggled yesterday on d, as well. good thing for the offense. josh hart. 2 of his 19. nova back on track winning 89-79. they are 25-4. atop the big league. temple has the force, has he been birthday hooter the owl.
temple does same against central florida. a fall, 7'6" inches. final seconds, tied up, they win the game. he does that with three seconds left, temple 63-61. they are 18-10. two games to go in the regular season. batter up, phillies play their first exhibition game against a division two college team who they lost to last year, they get another crack at the university of tampa in clearwater. new starter jimmy hallison will make his first appearance in red. i want to take my time with the guys that are most likely going to be on the team. i want to see jp crawf --
crawford early and i want to see quin. quin -- quinn. sixers play the magic tonight. most people are happy with one or two 3 game -- 3 point shots, steph curry was good for 12. that sets the new record. curry scoring 46 points in all, he is amazing. he is the reigning mba, m.v.p. lifted the warriors to a win over oklahoma city. impressive skills on the court. taught him everything he knows. a woman revealed in a
unique way to tell her husband she was pregnant. thalt -- although you didn't strike it big in las vegas, you did hit the jackpot. congratulations you're about to be a dad. [laughter]. she got word to the pilot that the couple was expecting. she recorded on her cell phone as the pilot made the announcement over the inter come. lisa posted the video online and said thank you to the crew for helping her pull off the surprise of a lifetime. he was stunned. 9:57 much more to come on this edition of "action news." the red carpet is ready in just a few hours, the stars arrive for the oscars ceremony, we have a live report from hollywood. ape gone wild.
in the news, two convenience stores get hit by a robber wielding a crow bar. police want to know if the suspect in custody is responsible for both crimes. police in virginia are mourning the death of one of their own. the officer died the first day on the job. say goodbye to old man winter. spring has sprung at least for a few days. meteorologist chris sowers is at the big board with more, hi chris. bye-bye. criming up to -- climbing up toe 60s today. we're showing 50s for part of the area. coatsville, 50 degrees, center city, 48. look at how warm it is across south jersey and delaware, it's only 10:00 a.m. 52- in smyrna. 51 in agenda beach. 46 on the -- gandys beach. cinnaminson 45.
the weather pattern is more zonal west to east, it locks the cold air up here. you go across the u.s./canadian border. up in canada, is where the cold sits. highs will top out between 60 and 62 degrees. the average for this time of the year is somewhere around 47 or 48 degrees. nearly 14 or 15 degrees above average. this is the air mass heading this way. we're in the mid to upper 40s across the plain states. all that charges east. it will bring three consecutive days in the. as chris mentioned and we've been telling you all morning long it will be a gorgeous spring-like day. mother is offering a reprieve from the cold allowing us to open the windows and let
in the fresh air. trish hartman is outside enjoying the beautiful weather live along kelly drive. a great day to be outside. >> reporter: i couldn't agree more gray, it's beautiful out, you still need a little jacket, at least i do. lots of people out and about on kelly drive, you can take a look we've seen lots of runners and cyclists and roller bladers along kelly drive, some are in shorts, believe it or not. the road runner's winter 10k is about to get started along kelly drive. they will kick off in just a few minutes. organizers say they need doing this for a number of years. they are off. beautiful day for a 10k. organizers say they could not have asked for a better day for a race. mlk drive we saw crew teams getting in an early morning workout on the schuylkill river.
plenty pooches and their owners playing fetch in the sunshine. while you might expect runners and walkers and dogs, we saw a man using the beautiful weather for an archeological dig in center city. we dig for poetry and glass from the 18 and 190os. we usually do it in the cold. this is great. it's a little chilly right now. >> reporter: but you have the shorts on. i have a jacket on, things will get nicer and warmer, which is awesome. >> reporter: like chris mentioned earlier, temperatures could go into the low 60s, we'll head to the rothman ice
rink in dilworth park. today is the last day of the season to enjoy ice skating there. you couldn't ask for a better day for it. we'll have more from the rothman ice rink on this beautiful day. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." it's 10:04. philadelphia police are trying to determine if two early morning convenience store robberies are the work of the same man. police say a mantua -- man with a crow bar entered the store. the action cam was along burgeon street where they arrested the suspect after police closed in on him. the 7-eleven in the rhawnhurst section of the city was held up bye-bye a man with a crow bar. nobody was injured, but a police officer suffered a knee injury running after the suspect before
the man was arrested. a west philadelphia apartment was the scene of a violent home invasion overnights. three men dressed in dark hoods broke into the apartment and tied the man you mean and hit him -- tied the man up and hit him over the head he broke free and called 911. officers in virginia are mourning the loss of one of their own. it is particularly difficult because it was her first day on the job. ashley guindon was shot after domestic dispute sparked gunfire. the civilian and ashley guindon were killed. 100 police officers lined up outside the hospital paying respect to the fallen officer. police have a suspect in custody, that person is expected to appear in court tomorrow and faces possible capitol murder
charges. an appliance is to plame for -- blame for a fire in south philadelphia. it happened on emily street around midnight. the resident was treated for smoke inhalation and not taken to the hospital. police are looking for a person who shot and killed a man in newark. shots rang out at the prides court apartment last night. he was taken to christiana hospital where he died a short time later. funeral services will be held for former miss new jersey who will be laid to rest in her home state of arkansas. a service will be held in other honor at the ocean city tabernacle next month. kara kara mccullum died on monday, a week after a crash on route 355 in pits grove township. it's back to the campaign
trail with dmtion -- democrats are vying for the nomination. hillary clinton heads to her home state of arkansas. bernie sanders plans to take his campaign to oklahoma city. clinton has won three of the four primaries heading into super tuesday as the clear frontrunner. >> reporter: ted cruz and marco rubio have released their tax returns pushing donald trump to do so the same. marco rubio released part of his tax returns for the past five years. trump said he will keep his under rasp million -- raps until his internal revenue service audit is completed. there's a new miss philadelphia. miss philadelphia 2016 is
holly took the tidal at drexel university. next up, holly will compete in the miss pennsylvania pageant in june. corn gralt layingses and -- gone graduate layingses and good luck. there's many good reasons for the students at ronnie rowan university to dance. the proceeds go to the children's hospital of philadelphia. i want to give back to such a great and positive cause, at the same time bring rowan as one close together. a lot of fun there. 10:08 your time. still ahead on "action news" sunday morning we're counting down to the biggest night in hollywood. the oscars we'll have a live preview for you coming up next. looking live at the
flourishing. the population has increased by 255% this season. wow, the numbers are giving conservationist hope for the butterfly that has seen the population dwindle in recent years. 255%. that's wild. >> reporter: that's what happens when it's 70 degrees on christmas day. let's get you outside. it's funny, gray, the phillies home opener was april 11. watch it be warmer on christmas day than the phillies home opener. that's how warm it was thanks to the el nino, it's been an easy-to-handle wirnl -- winter after coming off last year. get outside and enjoy this weather, because it doesn't often during the month. february. 28 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 26. winds out of the west southwest 14 miles per hour. feels like 42.
the winds are out of the south so the numbers will moderate quickly. 50 to the south, dover at 50, wildwood, 50. atlantic city, 52. upper 40s for the lehigh valley. 43 in the poconos. trenton, 47. here's satellite and radar, we'll see a ton of sunshine from start to finish. you have to go up to the north across great lake states in the new england to pick up the cloud cover, that's a good 3 to 500 miles away. we'll enjoy sunny skies this afternoon. this is the next system we're watching. a small, little area of low pressure. this will bring a round of shower activity first thing in the morning for a brief period of time. by afternoon we'll seal the skies open up again and enjoy another mild day. here's all the cold air in canada above the u.s./canadian border. the pattern will not allow the cold air to drop into the lower 48. it will hang out up at the
hudson bay. here's a look at the ice coverage across the great lake states. at the same time last year, 80% of the lakes were covered in ice, this year it's 8%. these are not small little lakes, these are huge lakes that look like mini oceans. 8% ice coverage, 80% last year. so it's been a huge turn around, all thanks to the el nino kept temperatures nice and mild. for today, speaking of mild, it's a beautiful day get out and enjoy it. temperatures in the 60s, we'll be mainly sunny. overnight tonight, partly cloudy, here's the system i showed you on the satellite i image. 9:30, a line of showers passes through the city. races to the south. 1:00 p.m. it's bright and sunny, temperatures in the 60s. today starts it all, 62 in philadelphia. wilmington, 62. low 60s north and west.
upper 50s along the shore because of the cool ocean temperatures. 57 in cape may that'sout standings. dover, 60. beach -- outstanding. dover 60. beach haven 61. today, 62 degrees, 62 degrees for monday morning showers. 60 degrees tuesday. wednesday, a small area of low pressure, it will be breezy, maybe a period of rain or showers, cooler high of 50. by week's end there's another system we're watching. this is colder storm it could be a mixture of rain or snow. you can see the high, 40 degrees, even if it were to snow it will not last long. easy peasys that's what you say. >> reporter: that's my niece. the 88th annual academy awards air live on 6abc.
the anticipation is growing about whole take home an oscar. and delaware's first son joe biden will be there, as well. lauren lister joins us with a preview of the biggest night in tinseltown. great assignment. >> reporter: great assignment. i'm right here on the red carpet. this show is bigger than where i am. it's broadcast in 225 counties essentially reaching 200 million people. a cgi bear, a martian, post apocalyptic warriors and wall street traders, just a few of the characters faces off in tonight's academy award. nominated films taking audiences from a single room to the newsroom. back in time to era's past and soon to hollywood's biggest night. the scene of the ceremony has been a construction zone for days. the red carpet rolled out.
the governors ball after party getting decked out too. later this evening, we'll find out which films is deemed the best. nobody has any idea whole win the best picture. >> reporter: when it comes to best actor. it's leo's year. there's no way he doesn't pick up his award for the revenant. >> reporter: leonardo decaprio has been nominated five times now but yet to snag the coveted statue. >> reporter: best actor brie larson. who wasn't nominated a lack of diversity generating boycotts, with the #os ask -- oscar so wh. chris rock will mention it and joke about it.
>> reporter: presenter this year go beyond hollywood stars, as you mentioned vice president joe biden will be among them. awaiting gusts 1500 bottles of champagne and 16,000 square feet of red carpet. lauren lister, channel 6 "action news." have we heard from chris rock about what to expect or how he will tackle the controversy over diversity? everybody is waiting to see, it seems like, we have not heard much from him. once the controversy arrows after the nominations were announced, he canceled schedule interviews. we have not heard him speak out to the press. we know on his twitter page is the tweet he refers to the oscars as the white bet awards. he tweeted see you sunday with the #blackout. they expect chris rock to go
there and tackle this head on. have fun tonight. of course it pays to be an academy award nominee. each person takes home a swag bag, 200,000 disorls -- dollars of gifts. they will receive an year of unlimited audi rentals at $45,000. and breast lift for the ladies. high class toilet paper valued at $275. what does that do for you. the 88 annual on the scars is live tonight on of abc. of course it begins at 7:00 p.m. and when you wake up tomorrow get a full recap with the "action news" morning team, matt, tam, dave and karen will talk about the night's biggest moments. "action news" against at 4:30 a.m. now look at some of the amazing
become an internet sensation after she had a huge item on her bucket list. she check it off, and met president and mieses obama in the -- mrs. obama at the white house. born in the segregated south it was the happiest day of her life to meet the first black president. she started dancing. she started an online petition a year ago for a white house visit. congratulations to her. i bet that was the best visit. time for the odd and unusual pictures of the week. we are accustomed to see the pandas at the zoo. a wild giant panda was spotted last week on the nature preserve. it appears to be searching for food. it is determined to be 130 pounds and not an adult.
giant pandas are one of the most endangered species in the world, there are fewer than 2,000 living in the wild. a giant panda at the toronto zoo loves snow as he comes out of his cave and tumbles down the hill. >> reporter: looks like me. looks like you, chris. he liked it so much he climbed back up the hill and did it all over again. snow is whole lot of fun when you don't have to work in it. >> reporter: ape in space, even the final front tier gets boring. astronaut scott kelly decided to dress in an ape suit. his twin mark kelly who is on the ground posted the video saying i thought you said you had things under control. monkey around. maybe we should try that. we should.
state budget to jobs, hear it all on inside story at 11:30. time for one more check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll have bright blue skies, 62 degrees, of 2 -- 62 tomorrow, shower in the morning. tuesday, 60. wednesday, rain, breezy and cooler, high of 50. cooler still thursday, are 45. there's the possibility of a rain/snow mix by week's end. friday, rain or snow possible, 40. it will be the end of old man winter. this week with george stef sef -- stephanopoulos is coming up next. he talks to chris christie and bernie sanders about his loss in south carolina. >> reporter: good morning two days from super tuesday, the gop debate sounds more and more like
a grade school playground as ted cruz and marco rubio desperately try to stop the steam rolling of donald trump. we'll talk to chris christie after his bombshell endorsement of trump. how can can bernie sanders come back after the win for hillary clinton in south carolina. it's all coming up on this week. "action news" continues at noon. here's some of the stories we're working on for you. philadelphia police are searching for suspects after a man is tied up and beaten during an early morning home invasion. plus one new york center is pushing the faa to set new standards when it comes to seat sizes on airplanes. details on "action news" at noon. now for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a wonderful morning. we'll see you right back here at noon.
starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump takes command. just two days till super tuesday. the billionaire front-runner rewriting the campaign playbook. >> we have a really good chance of winning. >> a former foe now joining his side. >> i'm proud and happy to be part of this team. >> while his rivals hit back harder than ever. >> worst spray tan in america. this is a scam. donald trump will never be the republican nominee. >> we're covering all the week's stunning surprises. and looking ahead to super tuesday. with chris christie and ted cruz here live. plus, hillary's landslide victory. >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national. [ cheers and applause ] >> is this the start of her big move? bernie sanders responds here live.