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you, 5:30, saturday, may 14. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." someone shot an innocent bystander after a fight at a philadelphia bar gets out of hand. details straight ahead. one person faces charges after a railroad spike is thrown from an overpass and lands on to a car's windshield. plus, more rain, we're keeping our eye on the sky today as showers move into the region. meteorologist chris sowers is here with the accuweather forecast to help you plan your day. showers again?
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>> reporter: this is it, though. i promise this is it. >> reporter: let's get you outside and show you what's going on. what a stretch of weather, three weeks now we can't turn the faucet off. we have a gusty round of thunderstorms this afternoon, after that we see the return of sunshine next week and a lot warmer in the temperature department. 5 degrees in philadelphia. not too bad. 50 in allentown. reading, 51. 49 in lancaster, 52 in millville. upper 50s south and east. this is a pretty potent cold front that could bring hefty thunderstorms to the area, strong gusty winds and pea-sized hail and downpours. the white on the radar is snow across northern portions of
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michigan this morning. this will pull through an bring a change to the weather over the next 48 hours. for today. we'll have nice sunshine. 11:00 a.m., 70 degrees, 1:00 p.m., 74. the clouds start to increase. between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. we expect the thunderstorms to roll on through from west to east across the viewing area some of them could be strong to severe high temperatures topping out at 76 degrees. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about how strong the storms could be and the colder changes for the second half of the weekend in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. looking forward to the update, thank you so much. you can find the seven day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day at our website head to on "action news," an innocent by standard was shot outside a philadelphia bar standing on germantown avenue and hunting park avenue in hunting park.
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a dispute inside the triple play bar spilled into the streets. the men started shooting one another. a bullet hit the man in the arm and the bullet traveled to his chest. the victim was taken to the hospital. he is in critical, but stable condition. a railroad spike went through a car's front windshield and into the dashboard of a car always it went under the overpass in university avenue. charges are being considered against the man who threw the spike. four cars were struck. one victim went after the suspect and stopped him for the police. i decided to go up on the train tracks. when i want up on the train tracks, i saw a young guy walking fast toward me, i tried to say it was somebody else that was throwing something off the
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bridge. officers say the suspect will facing a -- aggravated assault and other offenses. arsonist set a car on firey yesterday evening. "action news" obtained this surveillance video which allegedly captures a man leaving the scene. if you have any information about the case, call police. this morning there's a warning from wildlife workers in fairmont park several people spotted a black bear swimming and wandering near the wissahickon creek. a man was fishing when he noticed the bear, he said he was shocked, once he realized he was safe he snapped a few pictures. if he came near me i would have been up to the waist in my water. use caution when you're
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hiking and keep dogs on a leash. the bear a possibly looking for a mate and wandered too far. time now 5:35, things are about to get hectic for drivers in delaware county. septa project is in process that could wrinkle in travel plans. john rawlins has that story. >> reporter: everyone is learning about what's dubbed the summer shut down. starting next month, trains will stop calling at four stations there will be shuttle buses to swathmore and 20 minute longer commute. what are they doing? they are replacing the aging crumb creek viaduct inside the blue route. it dates to the 1890. this bridge is definitely past its prime, it's 121 years old.
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just to give you a little reference point, grover cleveland was the president. this time lapse video shows work has been going on for months. first they will demolish the old structure and push the new structure into place. >> reporter: the new bridge, 8 million pounds of it will slide into place. they are building the new bridge parallel to the old bridge. in june they will tear down the old bridge and slide the new bridge into place. about 1600 riders a day will lose train service. septa will hold five open houses from 4 to 8:00 p.m. so riders can. learn about the busing the summer outage and what's going on. i'm happy they are fixing the bridget makes you feel safer
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as a rider. it is only 3 or 4 months it will be over. >> reporter: yes. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." if you're heading to airport homeland authorities ask you to be patient. this wait line in chicago is all too common. friday homeland security secretary jeh johnson announced the tsa will higher more agents and add k-9 teams and not compromise security. there will be wait times, we want the public to know we are working hard to alleviate the wait time with airports and airlines and insure that air travel remains safe and secured in the county. the tsa is working to enforce limits on the number and size of carry-on bags.
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"good morning america" weekend will have hoar on the steps taken to alleviate the problems. bill cosby has asked the supreme court to have his sex case thrown out. the montgomery county district attorney county go back on the word of his predecessor who promised cosby would not be charged. else accused of assaulting a former temple employee at his home in elkins park. a tentative agreement has been reached to save atlantic city from financial collapse. it would give the leaders see days to come up with a plan to cut spending in half before the state steps in to take over. a formal bill has not yet been introduced. atlantic city is $550 million in debt. could conspirator in the
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bridgegate case will will remain sealed but not for long. brigette kelly and bill baroni are set for trial this fall. the largest collegiate regatta continues on the schuylkill. 3,000 rowers coming from 100 colleges in the u.s. and canada. i've railed -- raced this a couple of times before. all our training goes toward this event. guys know all yearlong this is the time of year that's the most important. it's an exciting event, it is happening all morning long
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and admission is free. they say much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. if you have a brand new subaru outbreak, you have to stop driving it, asap. group of teenagers limo caught fire on the way to prom. >> reporter: carrey stuff. >> reporter: coming coming up, we have heavy thunderstorms developing this afternoon and some of them could be on the onery side. details coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. so glad you stayed with us,
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5:43, new this morning the search guard is searching for a woman missing from a crews ship. video shows her falling overboard at 2:00 a.m. yesterday. the search is happening off the coast of galveston, texas. prom night took a terrifying turn for a group of teenagers in massachusetts when their limo burst into flames. ten teens were on the their way to the big dance when smoke and fire started coming through the cabin. the driver pulled over and everyone got out safely. the teens were picked up by another group that was heading to the prom. it is not clear what caused the fire. whoa. on the way to prom, that's not good, right?
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you have hopefully good news. >> reporter: decent news. we have sunshine and things get active this afternoon and there's more changes after that, which well get to in a second. let's get you outside and show you temperatures afternoon the delaware valley. most locations in the 50s. a lot of clear conditions and sunshine. look at the delaware river, there's barely a ripple. the winds are calm, it's a still morning out there. it feels good. double scan live is crystal clear, but melissa magee may have quite a bit to show you this evening, as we have a line of thunderstorms rumbling through between the hours of 4 and 10:00 p.m. dewpoint, 50. pressure is steady. winds are calm. right now most locations again are in the 50s, one or two areas are showing upper 40s now. poconos 40 degrees. 49 in lancaster. 50 in allentown.
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there's our 55. 58 along the jersey shore. millville, 52. there's a potent cold front pushing through the great lakes states and the northern portion of the ohio valley. the air behind the front is so cold we're seeing snow developing across northern michigan otherwise it's rain falling in detroit and cleveland and cincinnati. as it charges east it will move into an unstable air mass across the mid atlantic and northeast that will produce showers and storms. behind the front. it turns sharply cooler, high temperatures, north and west, in the upper 50s, and center city 60 or 61. you add a stiff breeze out of the north/northwest it will feel like the 50s all day. we're starting out with a ton of sunshine this morning right through lunchtime. the whole area, a nice start to
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the weekend. we get into the afternoon hours, 6:00 p.m. it's storming, it's over the city, you can see the heavy maroons, those are drenching gusty downpours and hail and it hits the coast by 7:00 p.m. later this evening, everything clears and we get into sunday and we start out with a combination of sun and clouds. sunny and warm until 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and thunderstorms arrive between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. west to east. strong winds and hail likely. we could gusty winds up to 50 miles per hour. 76 degrees is the forecasted high, a little breezy. winds out of the southwest, god bless you, 15, 20 miles per hour, here's the day planner. 11:00 a.m., 70 degrees, lots of sunshine at that point, 1:00 p.m., 74. 3:00 p.m., 74. a couple of thunderstorms. 5:00 p.m., rockin' and rolling
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69 thunderstorms push through. overnight tonight, 44 degrees the outlying suburbs, 48 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 60 degrees much cooler for sunday, upper 50s north and west. monday, sunny breezy and cooler, 67. tuesday, not too bad, 65. wednesday, sun and clouds, 70 degrees. 72 thursday, friday, 74. gray are you noticing something next week? not a single chance of rain, how long has it been i've been able to sit up here and say that. so the rain today is in the later part of the day. >> reporter: the window is between 4 and 7:00 p.m., once that comes and goes we're done. 5:47 is your time. the devon horse show and country fair begins in a few weeks, melissa magee has an fyi for you on the world's largest horse show that started 100 years ago.
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>> reporter: it's 18128 -- 128th year of the devon horse show. we have all sorts of equestrian activities. we'll have the phillie phanatic for example one day and we'll have the mummers here one day and you'll see parade for memorial day that will be second to none for the young people coming in seeing the horses. for the folks who want to spend a nice day with the family at devon. the fair is the philanthropic part of the show for bryn mawr hospital. last career we gave are $500,000. >> reporter: there's -- last year we gave $500,000.
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there's children playing in the duck pond, it's amazing. you can see more on the devon horse show on "fyi philly" at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc. your time, 5:51, thank you
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for waking up with 6abc this morning. take a look at the screen, this is the beautiful sunrise there of the camden skyline looking at the ben franklin bridge there. enjoy this, because meteorologist chris sowers says the rain will return, he'll complain later on in the newscast. in "healthcheck" this morning, a popular over-the-counter heartburn medication may cause problems to the blood vessels. taking nexium could speed up the aging of blood vessels cells that's why people using the medication are at a higher risk
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of stroke and heart failure. as tra again can a -- fda issued guidelines urging people to wait four weeks before donating blood after traveling to zika virus infected regions. fewer than 1% of would be donors nationwide were turned away. blood banks are under the lawing people to donate before they travel outside the country. zika virus can cause serious birth defects. studies on mice show when the mother is infected in the first trimester, the maria -- maria
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plecenta is not mature and the zika virus can get into the rain.
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if you're just waking up with us, it is 5:54 saturday morning. sky6 live hd giving you this lovely look over wilmington, delaware. no rain this morning, don't celebrate just yet. chris said rain is on the way, he'll explain in just a bit. this morning there's a warning if you own a new subaru, safety experts says the car should not be driven until they are checked out, because the steering may fail. automaker is recalling 5,202,016 of the subaru outback. 22,000 of the cars have been sold, the majority are on the dealer lots. a manufacturer defect could cause the steering wheel to rotate freely with no effect on the car's direction. google wants to create new
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emojis for women. they will show women in science and healthcare. they submitted the proposal to the nonprofit that creates standardized emojis used across different platforms. iconic buildings in spring garden, the divine lorain hotel will return to it's former glory. the public got a look. >> reporter: the line to get into the door of the iconic divine lorain hotel snaked around the block. if you have a chance to go in before they do all the changes, it's time to do it. dwolers opened the door to the public in what will be a
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luxury -- developers opened the doors to the public in what will be a luxury building to a boutique hotel. this was the first integrated hotels in philadelphia, it was the first buildings in philadelphia to have an elevator and electric. >> reporter: inside, antique pictures and graffiti art are snapshots of its history. there are so many stories in the buildings not just about the people who lived here before, but people who broke in and created the art. i was hoping to see sample apartments, but some were expecting construction. you need a hard hat in there. it's still pretty rough. it's a piece of history, it's my favorite building in the city.
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>> reporter: the building is expected to be completed by the end of year. channel 6 "action news." the time now, 5:57 we have much more coming up on "action news," saturday morning, the pomp and circumstance of college graduation coupled with the excitement of a brand new car. we'll tell you how a local grad came to drive off to the next chapter of her life. philadelphia native kevin bacon fights the super natural in the darkness, stay with us, we'll be right back. e.
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a pleasant good morning to you, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, may 14. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," stabbed in the neck. philadelphia police search for whoever aattacked a man overnight. defying a directive from the president controversies swirls over transgendered bathroom guidelines. winning is a family affair for this group. we learn how the powerball winners picked the lucky numbers. sky6 live hd taking a live lookve


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