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it's the final countdown to super tuesday, we have a live report from the presidential campaign trail. new on "action news," the drive-by shooting that happened at 31st and tasker avenue as leaders prepare to tack a rash of gun violence in the neighborhood. katherine scott spent the morning at the crime scene and filed this report. >> reporter: the drive-by shooting happened out here last evening. two teens were shot, one is in stable condition, the other critical, but stable condition. this comes as the community is set to gather to talk about reducing gun violence in the area. surveillance video from 5:45 last evening shows the victims standings outside a chinese restaurant in grays ferry, likely waiting for their food, a white or silver car approaches. someone inside opens fire. a 15-year-old was hit in the abdomin and foot. a 17-year-old in the arm and
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leg. i seen the guys come out and they were talking. next thing you know the white car came by and i heard gun shots. one teen was hit and ducked into the restaurant, the other took off down the street. the shooting happened on the even of a meeting set to takes place at vere record correction center. -- recreation center. there's nothing for them to do. >> reporter: this man plans to be at the meeting and said the big part of the problem is the lack of activities for young people. in january a man was critically injured after being shot only the 1200 block of south ring gold. two victims were being transported when the vehicle crashed. three weeks ago a cab driver was
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shot. if they had programs it would decrease all the violence. i'm from jersey, we used to have the ymc that cost a dollar. now it's $10, kids can't afford that. >> reporter: police are trying to determine the motive. in grays ferry, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> from our delaware newsroom, police have identified the man killed by a hit and run driver in hockessin last night. investigators say 34-year-old jeremiah mccarthy was trying to walk across lancaster pike when he was struck by the vehicle. he was pronounced dead at the scene. on the weather front a soggy morning is making way for a breezy and mild afternoon as we say goodbye to february. sky6 live hd looking live at the commodor barry bridge, sunshine moving in after this morning's passing shower. we got an early taste of spring
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yesterday and today the warm temperatures are sticking around, but for how long? let's go over to david murphy at the "action news" big board. >> reporter: the rain is not sticking around, this morning on future tracker 6 we showed you how a light band would be coming through the center of the region and by noon it would be pulling off the coast. satellite shows the clouds are thinning out a little bit. see the area to the west that are darker shades of gray, theye are holes and we'll return sunshine back into the picture as the day goes on. 57 degrees in philadelphia now that the rain showers are moving toward the east. that's a 6-degree bump in the last half-hour. we think we have a shot of getting over 60 this afternoon yet again this winter season. more on that in a moment. winds 16 miles per hour they will get blustery as we get the
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rain off the coast. we could see gusts 25 miles per hour. looks like we have appear shot of 60 plus. we'll go for 61. tonight's low is 39. leonardo decaprio made a statement about global warming and in honor of leo and his oscar, not 245eu78 -- big on actors making a political statement, i'll throw this out for you, for the heck of it, it's been a warm weather and the local national weather service office said since december 1 we've had 21 days of 60 or better. it's leap year we have a chance to make that record 22 since we are february 29. when i come back we'll have more
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about the colder air just around the corner. all right, david, very relevant, or is that revenant. [laughter]. anthem of the seas is turning around to avoid another severe storm. some passengers have become sick with the norovirus. they are expected back at cape liberty in new jersey on wednesday instead of friday. this is the same ship that turned around earlier this month after it encountered hurricane-force winds. this is the final day to campaign ahead of super tuesday. tomorrow, millions of voters head to the polls and hundreds of delegates are up for grabs. abc's stephanie rahm -- ramos is live with more. >> reporter: super tuesday could make some of the candidates campaigns. super tuesday is tomorrow, this could be it where 595 delegates
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are up for grabs for the republicans and 1,015 for democrats in 12 states including in virginia. when all is said and done, ballots closed, the frontrunners could be on their way to becoming nominees in both parties. it will provide a strong argument that they should be the nominee for their party. there have been multiple media reports about donald trump's business dealings with the mafia. you know what they say about men with small hands -- you can't trust them. >> reporter: donald trump's to be unbeatable, but a day before super tuesday, trump went on numbers rushing to clear up his view about the kkk and the former grand wizard david duke
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who endorsed him. i disavowed him the day before the major news conference. trump's poll numbers unfazed. he banked a new high with the widest lead yet, 49% of republican voters say they back him up. the candidates are relentless rallying in as many states as they can. making stops in virginia, trump, rubio and hillary clinton. i need your help to vote tomorrow. bring people to vote with you. >> reporter: right here in virginia, a super tuesday state both donald trump and hillary clinton lead in the latest poll. that's the case in many of the states voting tomorrow. in virginia stephanie ramos back
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to you. the award for best picture went to the under dog, spotlight took home the prize. it beat out the revenant. but the film star leonardo decaprio won for best actor, this was his first win after being nominated five previous times. brie larson was winner for room. josh singer won best screen play for spotlight and adam mckay received the award for the big short. we'll have more on chris rock and the hollywood controversy on "action news." the american college student begs for forgiveness, we have his public apology.
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a navy seal is taking home the nation's highest military award, we have more on what earned him the honor. that's coming right up. > a jude
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duty army staff sergeant accused of killing his wife and rookie police officer to remain in jail. ronald hamilton admitted to shooting his wife and three officers saturday night. officer ashley guindon died from her injuries, it was the first day on the job. the other two officers are expected to survive their injuries. a young survivor of a mass shooting in michigan is showing signs of recovering at the hospital. she was shot outside a kalamazoo restaurant. former uber driver jason dalton is charged with murder and attempted murder. prosecutors are deciding if the people involved in a violent fight at a ku klux klan rally will be charged. the fight broke out in anaheim, california. several people arrested have
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been released because they acted in self-defense. others are in custody including klansman and others protests against the rally. an american student arrested in north korea apologized and begged for forgiveness. he admitted trying to sale a political banner he said he wanted it as a trophy. he was sobbing and pleading for forgiveness. please, i made the worst mistake of my life, please, save me. please. north korea said he requested the news conference, but it was unclear if he was coerced to speak. model janice dickenson filed a lawsuit against bill
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cosby, his lawyers want the case thrown out arguing that she was changed her story several times. the defamation lawsuit gains his former lawyer has been dismissed. president obama award the nation's highest military honor to a navy seal. a doctor was abducted along with his driver and interpreter. he he protected the drt against bullets and pinned the other against the wall. in ohio, he would be in the woods playing military. i suspect the other kids did not stand a chance. a boy scout who loved adventure,
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you -- >> reporter: he is the 112 go ahead living service member to be awarded the medal of honor for axes in afghanistan. shrinking airline seats hw one lawmaker is trying to protect passengers. new faces at city hall, we explain why students were sworn if for the day when "action news" comes right back.
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one lawmaker is calling for new airline reduce, u.s. senator
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charles schumer wants the federal government to set a minimum seat size on all planes, airlines have been shrinking seats and leg room. he said he is adding new little to a bill that is up for a vote in congress coming up in march. starbucks jumps into its most challenging market in malan next year. ambien leads to higher risk of car accidents in orderly drivers. researchers monitored 2,000 people for a five year period. women who used the sleeping pill had a higher risk of crash than nonusers. the link is concerning and should be subject of further
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study. being overweight may affect your memory. 50 young adults had to complete a memory test. those with higher body mass index had a hard time remembering. part of pal day, local high school students took the oath of office. they learned what it takes to be mayor. bernie prazenica was on hand as officials offered words of wisdom to these youngsters from pal. "action news" team is working on stories for "action news" at 4:00 p.m. >> reporter: we look at the oscars mixup that went wildly viral if you were watching the show with us last night. a company thought whoopie
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goldberg was oprah winfrey. if you're troubling with an unexplained health issue a new form of medicine could make all the difference for you. for all the patients we talked to, it's life changing. we explained how local doctors are uncovering the root causes of their systems. take us on the go download the free 6abc newscast and watch us on your smart phone or tablet. see you at 4:00 p.m. accuweather coming up, when we come right back. meteorologist david murphy
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is here on this final day of february going out sort of like, well --
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>> reporter: not at all like a big grizzly bear. it is pretty mild out there, storm tracker 6 live double scan, you're funny. there's rain off the coast. we did get that through the morning hours, right on accuweather schedule it's off to the east. as we look outside, north along broad street there's a fair amount of cloud cover. out to the west it is thinning out a little bit. we'll have sunshine before we're done. 52 in the northern and western suburbs. winds out of the west/southwest at 15 miles per hour. they will get stronger than that as we push the rain off the coast and build winds in from the southwest. 60 in millville. 59 in wilmington, 57 in reading. a lot of spots in the central portion of the area and down south at least away from the shore have a shot of getting into the low 60s this afternoon. it's going to be mild similar to yesterday. again, the rain is gone and now
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you see the holes in the action out to the west, we are starting to thin the clouds out and sunshine is on the way later on. up in the lehigh valley we'll go for a clouds and sun afternoon. 57 degrees is the high, breezy, but well above average with the temperature. down the shore, clouds and sun, breezy, 56 degrees, also well above average. i supposed to it's an afternoon for a sweatshirt or jacket, but still not bad for the last day of february. 61 is the high in philadelphia. some sun breezy. if we hit the 61 it will advance our record for highs of 60 or better through the winter. winds out of the west 25 miles per hour. for the evening commute you'll need your shades at 4. 55 at 5:00 p.m. probably holding a mild 50 by 7:00 p.m. a very nice even on tap, a
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little blustery out there. the winds will die down overnight. temperatures will dip, it will be cooler than this morning with the low of 39, but that's above the average low. tomorrow, another nice afternoon ahead. 59 degrees is the high with the warm front pulling away from us. we'll have partly sunny skies overall. this is the arrival of march, however with the arctic air cut off and pushed to the north and the storm system or at least the warm front getting past us, march coming in like a lamb him on wednesday we'll see the front closer to us, we'll cloud up, but it will be mild, we'll see periods of rain, not heavy stuff, but rain on wednesday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast not bad from here on out, breezy, 61 is the high partly sunny and nice tomorrow, getting up close to 60 again. 5 a on wednesday, that's the day the front is coming in with occasional rain. here comes the neck change after the front gets through late wednesday, thursday, we're back
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to brisk and colder conditions, high of 43, windchills in the 30s at the best of times. 39 degrees on friday. friday there's a system on most of the models is well to the south in the virginias. there's a suggestion it pushes north enough where we get clipped by light snow. we're looking at maybe i hate to say, maybe an inch or two something like that. that storm may miss us on the south, and we may get nothing, so we're watching friday. coming up at 12:30. chris rock gets rave reviews for tackling the controversy at oscars and leonardo decaprio goes on with a just reward. a woman gets years of relief from stomach pain after the doctor discovers the surprising cause those stories next. hello, again, here's some
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of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30, a hockessin man is dead after he was hit by a driver and the driver kept going. a new jersey mother makes the plea in the case of her newborn being set on fire. a virginia police officer loses her life one day after starting the job. today the man who shot and killed her will be in court. police in delaware are looking for the person who hit a
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man on the road killing him. officials say the victim did not cross the road at the crosswalk. annie mccormick has the latest on the hit-and-run. >> reporter: police say when emergency crews arrived they pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. it happened at ace memorial drive when a driver spotted the victim motionless on the roadway. he was identified as jeremiah mccarthy. we don't know what time the crash occurred, we know a passer by discovered the body and called 911. mccarthy was not far from the delaware/pennsylvania border. there's not enough physical evidence to get the make or model of the vehicle. we don't know which direction he was traveling on route 41. we know he was on the


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