Sarah Bloomquist, Action News on 6abc

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

What's the Deal: Tips for avoiding a call to the plumber on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year for plumbers. One of the culprits is clogged kitchen drains. → Read More

Democratic debate: Fiery exchanges over costs of health care

The three leading Democratic presidential candidates clashed over health care, immigration and President Barack Obama's legacy on Thursday in a fierce debate that pitted an aggressive Joe Biden against liberal rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. → Read More

Democratic presidential candidates face pivotal debate night

The attention at tonight's debate will be on the the three front-runners center stage. So the pressure is on the other contenders who are not in the middle of the stage to make an impression - to find a new story line- that pushes them into double digits → Read More

DEMOCRATIC DEBATE: Stage set for 3rd Democratic debate in Houston, Texas

For the first time, all ten of the top democratic candidates will stand side by side, and it will be happening here on a stage at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. ABC is the host of the debate and director Jeff Winn noted the significance of t → Read More

Building it Better Together: The jobs of the future

The World Economic Forum estimates that "up to 65 percent of children entering primary school today are likely to work in jobs that don't exist yet." → Read More

14 arrested, 8 kilos of drugs seized in Kensington bust

More than a dozen people have been arrested in an operation targeting the drug trade in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. → Read More

Charter school principal resigns following vehicular homicide charges

Monday, parents at a Philadelphia charter school were notified that the principal resigned on Friday because he is charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a hit and run on City Avenue in December 2017. → Read More

3 victims targeted in drive-by paintball attacks in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police confirm three people were hit by paintballs fired from a passing car on Monday. This may be an emerging pattern of attacks in the city. → Read More

5-year-old boy brings over 20 vials of crack to Cobbs Creek preschool

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought over 20 vials of crack cocaine in a plastic bag to a Cobbs Creek preschool. → Read More

Building it Better Together: Your Suggestions

Last week we launched a new project "Building it Better Together" and the first topic we tackled was your daily commute. We asked for your suggestions on easing the congestion and you delivered. We passed those on to both PennDot and SEPTA which were b → Read More

Pennsauken Township school gives Army specialist, family emotional send-off

For military families, the time apart during deployment can be difficult. → Read More

U.S. Marine surprises his nephew at school in Montgomery County

It was a regular day in Mrs. Pace's 2nd-grade classroom. TV cameras were there and the kids thought it was to record them doing a fitness program. → Read More

Rising river forces Murphy Cup Regatta to move

Steady rain fell on this first full day of Spring, making for an ugly afternoon. → Read More

Long lines for water ice, people in the parks signal the start of Spring

Spring is here, and all over the Philadelphia area, people are celebrating the start of the new season. → Read More

Thieves target brass fire department connectors in Philadelphia

Thieves are targeting the brass used in fire department connectors. The Philadelphia Fire Department noticed a big surge in the thefts about 6 weeks ago. They've circulated an internal memo alerting firefighters to the problem. It's not just the crime. → Read More

Taste of Spring! Warm March weather brings people outdoors

Excitement was in the air on Rittenhouse Square as people got out and about to enjoy the sunshine and mild temperatures on a Thursday afternoon in mid-March. It was a day to walk the dog, test out a bicycle, or claim a park bench and read the paper. We f → Read More

Investigation continues into 7-Eleven gas station explosion in Philadelphia

The investigation continues into an explosion at a 7-Eleven gas station in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. → Read More

Woman charged with killing former landlord, another woman in West Norriton Township

An arrest has been made after two people were found dead in West Norriton Township, Pa. → Read More

$273 million Mega Millions lottery winner almost forgot ticket in New Jersey store

A man who has been unemployed for 15 years, and had just gotten divorced back in October, was at the New Jersey Lottery Headquarters on Thursday to claim the $273 million Mega Millions jackpot. → Read More

8-month-old baby falls from second story window in North Philadelphia

Police are investigating after an 8-month old baby fell out of a second story window on the 15-hundred block of Bouvier Street in North Philadelphia. → Read More