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Anchor: Action News at 4pm on 6abc Philadelphia & Action News at 10 on PHL17. Husband. Dad to twin boys. Work in progress.

Drone usage, popularity is on the rise — On Friday, we debuted Drone 6 live on-air during Action News at 4. Drone 6 can hover at much lower altitudes, to get close-up aerial footage that compliments Chopper 6 HD. It will allow us to literally give you a new perspective on stories during our newsgathering process.

Special Report: Uploaded photos creating facial recognition database — In a world where everyone has a camera, chances are pretty good you're on one most of the time. And the rest of the time, we're busy posting pictures of ourselves and our loved ones. What you may not realize is that your face in those photos has not only been recorded, but uploaded, analyzed, and digitized countless times.

Digital detectives share their online tricks — We post on social media every day and for some, multiple times a day. But what can a post, picture or even a comment reveal about someone and who is looking?

Wynnewood seminary hopes for another papal visit — There is a lot of excitement around the region for the Pope's visit later this year, but nowhere is that more palpable than in the place where he'll likely stay. At Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, young men are studying day and night to determine if the priesthood is the path for them.

PREVIEW: Inside the seminary that could host the pope — The Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary on City Avenue could have a very special guest during the World Meeting of Families in September: Pope Francis. Tonight at 11, Action News anchor Brian Taff will get an inside look at the seminary where the pope could say during his trip to Philadelphia.

Breakthrough technology allows blind Philadelphia woman to see — A blind, Philadelphia woman is the first in our area to receive a cutting edge device. Electronic eyes are giving her back the gift of sight. "I look left to right. Is that the edge over there? Oh my God."

Special Report: New tricks to help protect your identity — Hundreds of times a day, hackers attempt to break into online retailers, financial organizations, credit card companies, even the digital records for brick and mortar stores. You are their target and they want your personal information. In November 2013, Target announced a data theft affecting millions of customers.

Mom: Daycare left child behind in park — A mom from Wilmington, Delaware said her son's daycare left the boy behind at a park last week, and it was the actions of a Good Samaritan that got the boy back where he belonged. Niyesha Griffin said it happened at the Brandywine Park on Thursday, August 28th.

Panoramic perspective from the sky with Chopper 6 360 — Chopper 6 360 is a 360-degree camera that we can use to show you a true view of everything that Chopper 6 is over. This is the first camera of its kind in the Delaware Valley, offering six lenses to give you a panoramic view of the world below.

A Tribute to Jim O'Brien — PHILADELPHIA - November 25, 2013 (WPVI) -- There isn't a week that goes by without someone stopping me to talk about Jim O'Brien - the host of so many 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parades throughout the years.
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May 29, 2015

@ammoser22 Happy weekend to YOU Andrea! Thanks for watching ;-)

May 29, 2015

@gettysburg79're sweet! Thanks for watching Lori!

May 29, 2015

RT @john_w_morris: .@EvaPilgrim 's mosquito story reminded me of a fun fact: Experts believe mosquitoes are responsible for 50% of all deaths in human history.

May 29, 2015

Just finished taping #6abcInsideStory with @JimFKenney. Don't miss our exclusive conversation, 11:30 Sunday AM @6abc

May 28, 2015

RT @RipperSoftball: They should spell each other's name MT @AP: BREAKING: Spelling Bee ends in tie; Vanya Shivashankar, Gokul Venkatachalam co-champions.

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