tv Action News 530 AM ABC July 12, 2014 5:30am-6:01am EDT
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deadly consequences. and from wild fires in the west to storms in the east, the weather is causing problems across the nation. david murphy is here with the accuweather forecast. we hope the streak of great weather continues. >> stormtracker 6 live double scan shows there is no precipitation and sky 6 is showing you the beginning of what is nice a pretty nice saturday across the region with sun up over the horizon, as we look at satellite and radar there is cloud cover to the west that at times may filter through and we may have fair weather cumulous popping through. and this is in advance of a cold front that will start a change for us tomorrow. 71 in philadelphia, 68 in wilmington and 66 in allentown and 69 in sea isle city. these numbers are close to where they were yesterday. if you are up the door early,
7:00, 71, and 83 by 10:00 and as we roll through the day it's a warm saturday, 75 by 9:00 and 88 by 3:00 and 86 by 6:00. and keep in mind if you are out playing or working, or doing whatever you want to do remember the uv index is high, a good idea to keep the sunscreen handy. eva will have more on that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. a motorcyclist is dead after the driver apparently clipped the back of a car in burlington township. the biker was thrown on to the road on the 2000 block, it happened at 5:15, the car was turning into a wawa and police are still investigate snoog nearly a dozen people were hurt as heavy rains and winds swept through virginia and left
thousands of people without power. and now authorities are keeping an eye on dangerous wild fires in west. thousands of people in the mid atlanticic states are struggling to recover from weather that pounded the region with rain and flooding. the winds howling at 70 miles per hour. >> the wind came there way and pushed them across the street. >> the inundation was severe at pennsylvania's hershey park, enough water for people to float around. and more than 3 inches of rain fell in only two hours. in virginia beach, 11 people were injured as wind shredded homes and businesses, tossing this man's car like a toy. >> it's a spin cycle, and out west, more of nature's fury in southwest washington state is burning out of control, fueled by strong winds and dry
conditions. it's crazy, this is too close to home. it's scare. >> i the fire burned 13,000 acres already as 450 firefighters scramble to contain it and mandatory evacuations are happening. ray spray aid home on his roof. >> we start to get embers we turn that on. >> there is no sign of relief. >> the pattern we see across the country continues to the east. wet in the east but little to no rain from the pacific northwest into california. >> forecasters say the eastern storms are expected to bring unseasonably cold weather to the midsection of the country, some 20 degrees below normal. "good morning america" weekend will have more on the wild weather across the nation. that is next immediately following our broadcast at 8:00.
yet another atlantic city casino is closing down, the trump plaza is looking to be the fourth casino to close its doors this year. state senator jim whalen is citing sources that notice goes out next week and trump plaza will close in september. the senator says you can't be optimistic about an 11th hour safe. >> i have to move because they are closing down the show boat. >> telling the employees don't worry we'll fight and save your jobs, i'd be lying. >> the head of the local union 54 has no comment because there is no official confirmation. as for a.c.'s revel casino hotel. a tentative auction date has been set. it goes on the auction block
august 6th. revel filed for bankruptcy for the second time last month. the hotel and casino is only open for two years. revel has $447 million in secure debt but just $9 million in cash. the search is on for a roxborough man, that slipped out a hom after a standoff with police. the action cam was on the 400 block of del mar street last night and the man was involved in a fight with a woman, he fled to a home and barricaded himself inside. when the police gained access to the home the man was gone. 5'1" wearing khaki. yesterday a jury found riviera guilty on all 11 counts
from first degree murder to burglary. police say that rivera broke into the victim's house and raped the victim at knife point, she was just 12 years old at the time, that is when her brother, 6-year-old dominic ran in screaming trying to defend her, rivera slashed both their little throats killing dominic. "action news" doesn't usually identify rape victims but amber and her mother want to show the world that they stand tall and she is a surviving. rapper was suppose to on stage in d.c., the 27-year-old was sent to jail on a parole violation yesterday stemming from a gun case in 2009. an attorney says that his client was sentenced because of
violations like social media posts. mill is not taking the sentence well. >> he is distraught, he is confused, he is upset and worried because it gives the wrong opinion to his fans. >> he is scheduled to perform on july 19th and now that show is in question. as the air strikes continue to pelt gaza, for the first time rockets hit mosques, this could galvanize support among muslims. they are accused of stockpiling weapons beneath homes, and mosques and schools. a u.n. resolution is still not official calls for an immediate cease fire. a strong earthquake rattled japan striking off the coast of
the crippled nuclear plan of fukushima. it created a small tsunami and no damage was reported. back in 2011, a powerful quake led to the damage of the reactors. they have ordered workers to retreat to higher ground and this quake has not worsened conditions. several groups have joined forces to get families what they need for the upcoming school years, jenkins and his fraternity along with feed the children hosted the get ready fest in philadelphia. some 800 families got supplies of nutritious foods, shoes and jackets so the kids could focus on their school work. >> there are people that are unemployed and can't afford the
gentleman ford. >> is it doesn't take much resources. and a few partners can knock it out. and it came together fast and a lot of people jumped on board to help us. >> each family got enough food to feed a family of four for a week plus a box of household goods. still to come, a costly mistake, a valet can't handle an exotic sports car. and new jersey peaches are a favorite summer treat, why that is put on hold for now. >> looks like a great saturday across the region, more humid on sunday, a forecast for the poconos and the shore and philadelphia coming up next. what can i get you?
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india. a valet takes the keys to a car, a $300,000 lamborghini and proceeds to nick, that is more than a nick, and crashed into the concrete barrier, the valet hit was not seriously hit. unfortunately, that high end car was not. a nice saturday and change for sunday. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows us we are dry to start out. outside at cape may new jersey, on sky 6, at the beach getting ready for a lot of traffic, we'll see a nice day at the beach and nice afternoon everywhere including the beach. highlights to your forecast here, it's pretty nice out there today, tomorrow we experience a change, that will carry into the work week. 71 right now, that is not bad,
dew point 62, humidity fairly low, but in the south we have dew points in the mid-60s, it may feel a little humid but not oppre oppressive. winds are at 3, down the shore there are early clouds but we expect them to break up a bit and this cloud cover from the west moves in and we'll go partly sunny overall and at times you'll have full sun and sometimes a temporary cloud cover sweeping through. 73 at 8:00, and 79 at 11:00 and 2:0087, your high of 89 hitting at 4:00. and dry today and relatively comfortable as far as july in philadelphia is concerned. partly sunny and the winds fairly light. high temperatures in the 80s in allentown and close to 90 in philadelphia and down the shore closer to 80 degrees, cooler and more comfortable down there.
the union tonight at 7:00 at ppl park, this is 6 abc night. they will televise the game, i'll be down there with my coworkers, 76 for the 90th minute. 75 in the ninth inning tonight for the phillies. throw cold water on the phillies, they are hot, they won five straight. tomorrow is more humid and in terms of rain, most of it is north and west of philadelphia, late in the day and the evening and a chance of thunderstorms coming in and then into monday it stays on the sticky side but a good day in the poconos, partly sunny and more humid tomorrow, and the chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the poconos tomorrow. down the shore probably no rain because most of the action is north and west of philadelphia. today is partly sunny and 83 and tomorrow is the day that becomes
more humid with a high of 84, i don't think there will be a thunderstorm. humid tomorrow at the shore and no thunderstorms this weekend. 89 and partly sunny today and the union and phillies tonight and tomorrow more humid and the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm and the best chance is north and west of philadelphia, but everybody should keep their eyes out right into the i-95 corridor, 88 degrees and stickier. and then monday and tuesday, these are two days to watch, a cold front to the west and it's hot on monday with a high of 90, and humid and strong storms in the afternoon and evening and tuesday could also feature strong storms and tuesday could be drenching storms with possible flooding too. so monday and tuesday trouble. we hope the front is out of here to dry out on wednesday. thursday clouds and sun and friday pleasant. so things getting better and whammer this weekend. not too bad overfall.
>> get "action news" any time on our 6 abc news app free at the apple and google app stores. beach lovers in new jersey have to wait longer for the crop to be ready. the harsh winter delayed the peaches and caused problems. nora muchanic has the details. >> we love jersey peaches, they are juicy and sweet. >> peach lovers are awaiting the harvest of new jersey peaches this summer but they have to wait a bit longer. farmers say this bitter and prolong cold delayed new jersey's peach crop from a week to ten days. >> it was a cold, hard winter on a lot of things and it delayed a lot of bloom, that is where we are running behind in the process. a farm in tabernacle, at the family farm she just begun to
pick the first peaches of the season. >> they look beautiful on the tree and we hope and pray they continue through the season. >> a harsh winter can kill peaches. at a nearby farm they lost half of their crop. >> have you lots of branches dying or the complete tree will die. peaches are an important crop to the united states, new jersey is number four in the country for peach production and they grow over 60,000 pound a season and over 100 different varieties of this juicy fruit. >> are you waiting for the crop to come in? >> i love peaches, i make peach pies and peach cobbler. >> it doesn't get fresher than this, i managed to sneak a piece of what this year's crop will taste like. >> oh, my gosh that is great. >> i love the new jersey peaches and tomatoes. i'll weight whatever it takes,
if he were a lobbyist... if they were political contributors... maybe tom corbett would listen to them, instead of cutting funding for their schools. oil and gas companies gave corbett 1.7 million dollars in political contributions. and he gave them a sweetheart deal on taxes that's costing pennsylvania billions. corbett's mismanagement has caused a huge budget deficit. and his painful education cuts are forcing teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. now corbett wants to give the oil and gas industry even more handouts. and what's he getting from them? corbett's keeping that secret. so pennsylvanians are challenging tom corbett to come clean. release the records of your meetings with donors... that you've been hiding. disclose all the contributions, letters and emails from oil and gas lobbyists who influence you. we've got a right to know who tom corbett's listening to. because it sure isn't us.
sky 6 hd taking a live look at philadelphia international airport for us. looking good right now, 5:51 and 73 degrees. >> a new study suggests that june age people are the target of alcohol advertising, men between the ages of 18 and 20, were nine times as likely to be influenced by popular brands than ads for less popular brands. and women were half as likely. a mosquito born virus has spread to 27 states in the u.s., it has been seen in africa,
asian and the caribbean. that is where americans are picking it up. it's not fatal but can cause muscle aches and severe join pain. wear sleeves and getting rid of standing water where mosquitos breed is how to prevent them. and an unwanted reminder of their treatment, health reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman explain. >> reporter: lisa feltman is proud she beat breast cancer twice. >> but has small marks on her chest. >> there is one you can see in a bathing suit. >> the tattoos or ink marks are used to align the radiation beams for treatment. once the treatment is over they are not needed but lisa could not find anyone to remove them until she was referred to dr.
eric burnstein. he came up with the idea of new beginnings. through the website for the society for laser medicine, they can take the marks off for free, it could normally cause thousands of dollars and not covered by insurance. it comes off quickly. >> it doesn't affect the surrounding skin just the mark itself. >> after one treatment some of lisa's are not visible. >> patients will need a letter from their doctor saying it's okay to remove the marks. information is on 6abc.com. ali
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good morning it's 6:00 on this saturday july 12th. heroic actions, two philadelphia police officers rescue to people from a burning home overnight. and tracy morgan versus wal-mart, the comedian takes legal action after the accident that left him hurt and another dead. and rolling snake eyes, another casino will be rolling up the carpet in atlantic city. first david murphy has more on the forecast. lots of plans outside. >> as we take a look outside, we have the promise of plenty of sunshine this morning and into the afternoon, might be some fair weather cumulous clouds around and there is a lot of that on this center city sky 6 picture.