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from our area is shot and killed in the line of duty. katherine scott tells us how he is being remembered in delaware county. now the details on a developing story we've been following all morning. a 4-month-old baby was found safe after someone stole a minivan with the infant inside. the theft happened on the 4800 block of walnut street in west philadelphia outside a food market. the infant was left on the street in germantown and taken to the hospital to be checked out. the baby is okay and the child's mother and father were seen leaving the hospital with the baby late this morning. about 30 minutes went by from the time the theft was reported until the time the baby was found. the white town and country minivan that was taken the suspect has not been located. it has a pennsylvania registration beginning with the letters jmx. anyone with information call philadelphia police. police charged a delaware
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county man for a stabbing attack that left 24-year-old man dead in resulten house square. it started with a fight over a hat. vernon odem is live at police headquarters with the latest. vern? >> reporter: that's right, sarah, police say the dispute may have started because the victim was wearing a new jersey devils cap on the street overnight into sunday morning. the suspect was described as a 40-year-old military veteran. this is the veteran under arrest and charged with murder. the killing tombs -- took place at rittenhouse square. charles was stabbed
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to death. a witness tried to save him and put pressure on the stab wound. i've always felt it was safe here. something so tragic and random happening right outside your house. the suspect's address is of media, delaware county. they say he is a military veteran. but recently he was listed as homeless. police will hold a briefing in a half-hour on the rittenhouse murder. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." turning to the forecast we're dealing with a dreary monday. heavy rain continues to fall and it fell this morning and lighter showers are continuing outside as we taking a live look sky6 live hd at a dreary center city
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skyline always the clouds hover over the city there. not a great way to start the workweek. david murphy is outside with umbrella in handle. looks like my umbrella. >> reporter: it's a popular color and design around here. we have light, misty rain. it was a driving heavier rain earlier. most of the heavier yellow cells are pushing away from the area up toward long island off the coast toward belmawr and north jersey. surf city might be catching a little bit of that. nonetheless it's a nuisance rain that's keeping the ground wet and putting spray on the windshield. inch when the active rairn -- rain gets less we'll have the wiper blades on intermittent for the afternoon commute. you can see the bulk of the rain pushing away from us. unfortunately we have a bit of an easterly flow that's keeping the clouds in place and keeping the spotty showers and drizzle
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with us the rest of the arch. rest of the afternoon. we got down to 48 in philadelphia. we should are warmer, right? , no, not quite. 49 degrees we have the winds from the northeast across the region and keeping us cool with the flow coming in off the ocean. here's where we are going the rest of the way, 48 degrees by 2:00. 2:00 p.m., 47. we dip to 46 by 6:00 p.m. the numbers come up by 10:00 p.m., as the front comes up from the south as we get the injection of milder air in place. it will be cloudy and damp with the drizzle and every now and then a shower popping up in the afternoon and evening. when i step inside we could have rain left over in the morning. i'll show you that on future tracker 6. tomorrow afternoon the sun comes back and we definitely get milder. as the rain moves through. will keep you up to date. check back often with storm
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tracker 6 live radar and follow all the members of the "action news" weather team on facebook and twitter. family, friends and colleagues are paying their final respects to a new jersey state trooper who lost his life in the line of duty. a viewing was was held at saint charles borromeo church in cinnaminson for trooper sean cullen who died last week at a traffic accident on 295 in west deptford. a maryland police officer and delaware county native was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire outside a police station. officials say the ambush was unprovoked and the suspect was shot. katherine scott was at chichester high school this morning where people are remembering jacai coleson. >> reporter: officer jacai colson was born in boothwyn. he played football at chichester high school. people who knew him said he feels a great kid and can't believe he is gone. long before he was an undercover
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narcotics officer for prince george county police, he was the quart are back and class officer and member of the basketball squad. the chichester president said she knew him for 3 years. he was the quarterback, he was the camp counselor. >> reporter: he graduated in 2005 and went on to randolph college before becoming a police officer. authorities say yesterday afternoon in an unprovoked attack a suspect opened fire on a police officer. the police officer was jacai colson. the police officers fired bark, the suspect was wounded. another arrested moments later.
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jacai colson died at the hospital. it punches you in the stomach. >> reporter: the chichester principal knew him as a students and was talking about a bright student and bright smile. he had a huge smile, the biggest smile. whatever you saw him, he would smile. >> reporter: his family was given a police escort to maryland last night. fell alum have been reaching out since the news broke. jacai was a student and leader as an adult. he will be missed by the entire chichester community. >> reporter: the motive behind the shooting remains under investigation. in boothwyn, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." two people were forced from their north philadelphia homes overnight a because of a fast-moving fire. this was the scene on the 300 block of west somerset street. fire officials say the blaze
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started at the back of the house and spread to the home next-door. the fire is under investigation. in southwest philadelphia a driver lost control and slammed into a business last night. it happened along the 1100 block of cobbs creek parkway. the car went into the business and the driver had to be cut out of the vehicle. that person was taken to the hospital for treatment. amtrak officials are trying to figure out what went wrong after a cross-country train derailed in kansas early this morning. the train jumped the tracks tipping over. rescue crews say 29 people were injured. >> reporter: the ntsb is investigating the latest train derailment in rural kansas where local teams have been the first on the scene. upon arrival we found amtrak had overturned 2 1/2 miles west of cimeron. train derailment unknown
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amount of patients at this time. >> reporter: seven cars jumped the trackings, 29 people reporting injuries. there were a total of 142 passengers on board, most landed at this makeshift evacuation shelter many shaken by what they experienced. one gentleman stopped me in the darkness of the field, said friend friend are you all right, is there any blood, i shined my identify in his face, it was very bloody. >> reporter: we can be sure that investigators will be looking at the possibility of track obstruction and speed. is of right now it appears there were no fatalities. reporting from washington, channel 6 "action news." there is much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30. five more states head to the polls tomorrow. we're live with what's next and
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the candidates and what they are doing before the primaries. the barns museum is looking at a close up look at one of the most well-known artists in history. we'll be right back.
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the battlegrounds states of ohio and florida. we're going to do what needs to be done. this country is not about tearing each other down. >> reporter: two gop candidates with the same goal defeat donald trump in their home states. today all eyes or trump's campaign efforts scheduled in three states. controversy has surroundedded the republican front runner. trump's rival organ the democratic side pounced. he is trafficking in hate and fear. donald trump is literally inciting violence with his supporters. >> reporter: today 2012 gop nominee mitt romeny has been called in to campaign for ohio governor john kasich. it's not like an endorsement it's more like reinforce. winner take all delegates have
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become the epicenter of stop trump. recent polls have kasich ahead or tied with trump in ohio. marco rubio is trailing by double digits in his home state of florida. donald trump canceled a campaign event in florida so he could have a rally here in ohio tonight. for the democrats, hillary clinton is leading sanders in all five states tomorrow. sanders is looking to pull in young voters to deliver another upset. reporting in cleveland, kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." a soccer stadium in delaware county has a new name. "action news" was there when the philadelphia union unveiled the new sign for caln energy stadium in chester. lots of excitement at thel.
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many were there to hear from jay wright and phil martelli all three of them heading to the big dance the ncaa tournament since 1993. the coaches events have raised 8 # million dollars for the american cancer society. there was lots of talk about the ncaa tournament. three big five teams heading to the big dance. nova is the number two seed in the south. wildcats take on unc asheville in brooklyn on friday. temple owls fails iowa in brooklyn -- face iowa in brooklyn. temple and nova could face each other if they both win their first games. hawks are an 8 seed out west they will take on number 9
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cincinnati on friday. still ahead on "action news," another check of the forecast. looking live outside sky6 live hd showing you a foggy and raining scene downtown wilmington, meteorologist david murphy has an update from accuweather when we come right back. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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check of the accuweather forecast. we hope he will tell us some of the rain is moving out of here. >> reporter: i'll tell you what, it's not going to be as intense this afternoon as this morning. by tomorrow afternoon we'll get sunshine back and it will feel better. there's nothing great built -- about the current forecast we are socked in across the region and there's light rain embedded in this. there's light misty rain. generally speaking its light nuisance stuff, but enough to put moipt on -- moisture on the roads and create spray ahead of you, i think during the evening
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commute roads will be on the wet sight. it depends on what part of the region you're talking about and how the showers develop later this afternoon. as we look outside we have pleasant of cloudy cover across the region. that includes all the way down to the shore. where in cape may we are in kind of a lull with maybe a little drizzle around. it's still cloudy and damp out there. your temple currently in philadelphia. 49 degrees, the dewpoint, 45. that means the air a saturated. with 49 being a chilly temperature it's a chilly damp day that gets into your bones a little bit. winds out of the north at 15. we could see gusts at 30 miles per hour. the gusts and winds are coming down out of the cool northeast keeping us on the chilly side. 49 degrees in philadelphia, currently we don't expect to change a whole lot, drop a couple of degrees in the next five or six hours. 48 in allentown and trenton. 49 in cape may, the airport in
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atlantic city. along the coast you'll get up to 50, 52 range. future tracker 6 shows you all the way up to 3:00, 3:30 p.m. there's a chance that the moisture wrapping around the ocean continues to pop a shower here or there. where it doesn't do that it will be overcast and you might see drizzle coming down from the low lying clouds. 6:00 p.m. same story, not a washout, not the same softer commute we had this sort of come we had this morning. we'll have spotty showers. 49 in philadelphia, 49 in wilmington. we could pop up miles per hour in dover, wilmington and cape may. overall numbers are not changing all that much. 48 degrees by 2:00 p.m. we might pop up to 48:10 p.m. with a warm front down to the south -- up to 48 by 10:00 p.m.
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with a warm front down south anne and showers possible at any time. tomorrow up to midday there's a chance of showers that might pop up here and there. during the afternoon we expect to dry out for the most part. we may wind up with a little sun poke through. pollen forecaster we talked about this in the forecast, where the pollen leaves are coming up sooner than usual. over the next couple of days medications might be a good idea. by wednesday we'll be up to median pollen counts for tree spores. breezy and mild morning showers clearing possible in the afternoon and better high of 62 degrees with the warm front getting off to the north. ahead of another cold front breezy and warm, high of 70 degrees late-day shower possible. 65 degrees, mostly cloudy, a
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couple of lingering spotty showers st. patrick's day. 60, friday, saturday, sunday, the next chance of rain would be the arrival of spring on sunday. showers possible there. the barnes foundation has a new exhibition that explores picasso's greatest works. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: pablo picasso was one of history's most well-known artist. but the barnes foundation takes a look into his legendary works of art. it's called picasso the great war and examines his work around the time of world war i. he is working on his distorted fragmented form, all of a all of a sudden he works in a classic mode where forms become very readable and elegant. >> reporter: the exhibit features 50 works created from 1912 to 1924 and they show how
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the artist was experimenting and fluctuating between styles. he never dresses the war as a subject in his alter, you never see depictions of soldiers or violence. >> reporter: pieces include oil paintings and water colors and photographs anne ballet costumes also he designed. people thought the costumes were crazy, but they give you a sense how radical his cubism was. >> reporter: the exhibit showcases his daring classical pieces like seated woman and woman in white. he creates these very elegant female bodies that are at the same time kind of lumbering and almost grotesque with these paw-like hands. i hope the visitors see there are so many different sides to picasso he is an artist you can't put into a box. he is on display until may 9. go to the arts in or
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visit the arts for other area events. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers.
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don't wait. call now. one last look at a dreary forecast with meteorologist david murphy. cloudy with nuisance showers and drizzle around for the rest of the afternoon and probably into the evening, as well. temperatures are not moving all that much from where they are now. 48 in consults town and reading -- kutztown and reading. 50s in places like philadelphia and wilmington. milder in sea isle city. it will be breezy and windy. things get milder tomorrow. a look at the stories
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coming up on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. we'll have the latest on the investigation after a chester police officer was injured in a shootout this weekend. military homecomings heartwarming, but a dog's reaction to his owner's return to going viral. we'll show you why coming up at 4:00 p.m. that's it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4, 5 and 6:00. for rick williams, david murphy, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a great afternoon. stay dry out there.
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