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live double scan showing you is there have been showers popping through. you can see at the airport, some of the showers have hit the airport, they are moving past at this point the ground a little bit wet and we have them on the terrace outside channel 6. obviously there's not a lot of rain, we have some of the cells pushing into salem county and cumberland county, new jersey, and up into southern montgomery and bucks county this is slowly pushing through to the north, no lightning in this, just some light nuisance showers. 74 in philadelphia. 76 in dover. notice how it's milder behind the line of rain and cooler where the rain has passed through. 73 in trenton. a fair amount of clouds out there, but we do expect clouds to give way to sun and clouds mix through most of the day. 75 by 9:00 a.m., 7 this afternoon it gets hot. 89 degrees by 3:00 p.m. a high of 90 and 86 by 6:00 p.m.
this afternoon there's the chance of the redevelopment of the showers and thunderstorms. some of these could bring drenching downpours. i think the best chance of this is north of philadelphia. some of this may drift into philadelphia later tonight. well have more on the strong storms coming in possibly on monday and tuesday, as well. >> a septa bus driver is recovering after being attacked. the driver of the route 54 bus was assaulted at 24th and lehigh avenue at 1:15 a.m. passengers were on board the bus at the time of the attack, but none were hurt. the driver refused to be taken to the hospital. police are looking for the driver of a white mercedes benz with pa tag also. tags. a fight break out on the
welsh road party an 21-year-old man was stabbed in the head and a girl was stabbed in the stomach, both are in critical condition. a man's body was found lying on the street in north philadelphia and police are trying to figure out who killed them. "action news" was on the scene as police began their investigation on the 3100 -- 63600 block of warnock street. there are no suspects in the shooting. in delaware, police are looking for a man who hit a man and left him to die on the street. police say the 49-year-old man was crossing the road when he was hit in the westbound lane. the victim is in critical condition. breaking news this hour, a police officer in jersey city
was shot and killed while responding to a burglary at a walgreens overnight. reporter tony yates joins us live from the scene with the details. >> reporter: eva, nydia, as you can see jersey city police officers are gathering jersey city medical in honor of their comrade melvin santiago who was shot in the head before he could get out of his cruiser. police were spodged to reports of -- responding to reports of a robbery. he jumped a security guard, he took the security guard's gun. two police officers arrived, he never got out of the car, the suspect immediately opened fire. other officers responded with fire, they killed the suspect.
he has not been identified at this point. the security guard who was jumped is also being treated at jersey city medical center. the hudson county prosecutor's office is taking over lead in this investigation. jersey city police officers gathering here jersey city medical center in honor of melvin santiago. live in jersey city, back to you, nydia. >> two people in central pennsylvania face charges for throwing rocks from a highway overpass. one rock left a women in critical condition. the victim and her family were traveling from ohio to new york city. the suspects threw the rocks off the bridge and one went into the windshield below and hit the passenger in the front seat. >> something falls off, that's
one thing. but someone throwing it at you, that's just crazy. >> reporter: an 18-year-old and juvenile facing a evaluated assault charges. police say they are looking for two more suspects. >> comedian tracy morgan is out of a rehabilitation facility and now will continue to recover from a serious injury he suffered in a crash at home. a spokesman for the star said he was released yesterday. he will continue recovery at home with an aggressive outpatient program. his limousine was hit by a walmart truck last month. 62-year-old comedian james mcnair was killed. trump casino will close the doors by december 16. the atlantic club closed in january. the showboat is closing next
month. the revel casino may be shut down if a buyer can't be found in bankruptcy court. penn state will receive funding to upgrade the stadium. he said the program needs better facilities and brangd and technology. -- branding, and technology. it includes carpet, further, finishing and wall graphics. >> president obama is planning a visit to the delaware valley this week. governor jack markell said the president will visit his state on thursday. obama will get a firsthand look at the damage done to 495. the president plans to make the damage a focal point for a call for improved i happen from a structure -- infrastructure. the world cup finals are
today on 6abc. people across the globe will be watching as argentina takes on germany. vladimir putin will watch as part of his latin marriage tour. ukraine -- latin american tour, ukrainian president said he will not be there. if you can't get to the tv, you can take the games with you download the free watch abc and watch espn match and stream the matches on your phone or tablet. >> much more to come on this sunday morning edition of "action news." le killing cancer tumors from the inside out. we have details on the brand new stealing used in our area. it's giving brain cancer patient a new lease on life. a man needs rescuing after
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flooding.ople in burbank, those who tried to drive through the high water got stuck and needed to be rescued. more rain is expected in the same area again today. >> we could see flooding in our area. >> i could see a flash-flood watch perhaps being posted tomorrow, depending on how the storms set up, there might be heavy downpours later tonight. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you you will we've got are a couple of nuisance sprinkles around the region. if i give you that two dimensional view, most of them are in south jersey and some of them getting into northeast philadelphia. trenton will probably pick up some of this before too much longer. philadelphia just about out from under it. every now and then you see a cell highlighted in yellow. that's a steadier downpour, but that won't last that long. we could see more of this tonight and it will be more widespread tonight, too. ful as we go outside, we have
cloudy skies over philadelphia. but as you look at cape may. we have sun breaking through. it's night and day between the shore and what we've had in philadelphia where we're seeing goodbye to the clouds erelated to the showers i just showed you. in egg egg harbor township yesterday, margey my twitter follower, tweeted a shot of the almost pink supermoon. when i was leaving the union game we had it over the commodor barry bridge, looked really cool. you might get it later tonight assuming the clouds don't get thicker. monday and tuesday i'm going to be hitting hard the idea that it could be stormy around here with strong thunderstorms and drenching downpours. for today, 75 degrees, the dewpoint continues to climb that's pretty humid air with a do you want of 68. winds out of the south at 7. if the dewpoint 770, we may be
talking about how oppressive it is. later in the afternoon and evening we'll be on the look out of thunderstorms in areas north and west of philadelphia. those could produce drenching downpours. between now and 5:00 p.m., it looks scattered. i think the daytime is nighttime later tonight. later tonight we see the potential for drenching downpours to move into the region. some of these could produce enough rain to perhaps create temporary flooding on roads, maybe gusty winds if question get thunderstorms overnight tonight okay. then it settles down and we get ready for the next day round. 90 in philadelphia. 89 in allentown, warm and toasty through most of the area. down the shore, 83 in atlantic city and cape may. it will be humid, sun and clouds, a little breezy, as well. occasionally a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. but, again most of that holding
off until the evening. for the phillies, 87 for the first pitch. phillies trying to win the series against the nationals. in the poconos, looks like a humid day, a high of 79. the farther north and west you are of the region the better chance you have of an afternoon or evening thunderstorm. i would look out for that in the poconos. down the the beach, high of 83. it will be more humid down the beach than it was yesterday and the day before that. let's go ahead and get you on to the future tracker 6 view for tomorrow. again, in the afternoon and evening around 3:00, 4:00, we'll being looking for stronger, gusty thunderstorms to come through. we have severe threat for drenching don pours possible
tomorrow. monday, hot, humid, strong storms possible in some spots in the after and evening. if the front doesn't move through fast enough, we could get a repeat on tuesday, wednesday is the day of much improvement, though, thursday looks beautiful and friday maybe a nighttime thunderstorm building back in. >> bit of a rollercoaster, thanks david. >> don't go don't forget you t "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and google app stores. some of the world's best soccer players will duke it out in brazil this afternoon. we have our own player to cheer on, david murphy was the honorary captain at the philadelphia union game against colorado. it was part of 6abc night at ppl park. david blogs about the
>> welcome back on this sunday, it is 9:17, 73 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at center city. humid today, thunderstorms tonight and tomorrow, should be nicer on wednesday. "healthcheck" this morning, a new study shows what could and after ex-afterexacer bate. those with a higher bmi have more pain. arthritis starts to wear down the bones' protective coverage. forget a cool dip on a hot summer day. what's recommend is warm water aquatic therapy. it helps with joint flexibility. >> it allows for greater blood
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option. so dr. kevin judy used a new treatment a fiber optic probe is placed into the tumor, a laser heats the tumor which kills the tumor from the inside out. >> we're constantly imaging the tumor and we can determine the exact temperature during the treatment. >> reporter: the goal is to destroy the tumor without hurting surrounding healthy tissue. it is working. this is the tumor before treatment, this is after. >> it shows that the whole area has disintegrated and become a shift. >> reporter: compared to the alternative a craniotome this is much less invasive. >> the recovery is so much
easier for her. as for joan it allows her to get back to fighting lung cancer all while keeping a very positive attitude. >> i'm not dieing of cancer, i'm living with it, every day i open my eyes it's a wonderful day. >> reporter: the treatment is fda approved, and the results are promising. this has the potential to help many more patients in the future in some cases even to replace surgery. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> happening right now, thousands are cycling with a purpose. 6:30 on the dot, bikers hit the road to raise money for cancer research. this is the 42nd american cancer bike-a-thon. the action cam was on the bridge as the bikers set off on their 65-mile route to buena vista,
>> reporter: hi, everyone, david murphy here with an update from accuweather. we have storm tracker 6 live double scan showing us showers are pushing northeast across south jersey. some of them clipping areas close to philadelphia. there's a heavy hither giving you a -- heavy hitter giving you a dose of rain on the delaware river. 74 in center city and chester. in south jersey, lots of mid 70s.
low 70s down the shore and we're starting to climb toward 80 in dover, delaware. 77 right. if you're outside, maybe at the pool. 84 degrees by noon, 90 by 4:00 p.m. enough sun mixing with clouds where you want to keep the sunscreen handy. eva? >> a four mile steel wall is being put in plates along a -- put in place along the stretch of beach in new jersey. >> reporter: using a special equipped pile driver, crews are creating a four mile pretty quicktive steel wall that will extend from manloking to brick. the 23 million-dollar project paid by the federal government will be followed up by an army
corps of engineers beach replenishment project. the purpose to protect the area from storms like sandy which destroyed 8,000 homes in two towns. it did he decimated the do you w system carving inlets from the ocean to the bay. >> we'll never have a damaged house from here. >> reporter: these steel walls will be the last line of defense if there's another storm like sandy a shock absorbers to protect the newly built 35 from the pounding waves. >> in the event of a catastrophic storm where the do you know and beach are eroded away. >> reporter: some wanted a rock wall, but that was -- nixed.
>> with temporary do you knows knows -- dunes, one homeowner is welcoming the change. >> makes me feel safer. >> reporter: the 4-mile steel wall should be completed in the fall. >> nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> topping our people scene, country superstar gargt brooks -- garth brooks is back. he said he is returning from a long retirement. he is plan to go on tour. the new record will be a double album, because brook said he has a lot to say. kate winslet has a message for young women everywhere. aging is fun. the 38-year-old ambassador for the makeup line has been praised
>> a row home catches fire arena forces an entire family out into the night air. >> palestinians begin to leave gaza after a warning from israel about a new airstrike campaign. >> at home, sky6 live hd taking a live look over center city. it is heating up once again, we're keeping an eye out for possible storms to pop up later today. but first, meteorologist david murphy joins us outside with a look at the accuweather forecast. already you can see the difference in the humidity today. >> reporter: it muggier on the terrace. we have clouds and sun breaking through parts of the region. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows light showers possible through west to east, most of these pushing east of
philadelphia. one crawling up the delaware river around chester. this will continue to float off to the east and not be much of an issue over the next hour or two. out to the west there's more rain and that will not be an issue until later this afternoon and later tonight. there could thunderstorms involved in that. 77 in wilmington, 76 in allentown, 72 in sea isle city. as we go through the day, overall we're expecting a mixture of clouds and sun, it will be breezy at times and humid, also hot with a high of 90 degrees later on this afternoon and again, that storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you if you are seeing rain it's not going to last much longer. monday and tuesday we're looking at the potential for drenching downpour producing thunderstorms and maybe severe weather, too. i'll have that coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. nydia? >> a philadelphia family was forced out of their home overnight after it it caught on
fire. firefighters were called to dillman street before 4:00 a.m. you can see the smoke pouring out of the second there are window. firefighters were able to keep the blaze from intregd -- spreading to adjacent row homes. the investigation into the cause of the fire is underway. chaos in the middle east after israel mounted a lethal commando raid overnight. pope francis made an appeal for a cease-fire in the region. alex markward has the latest from the border. >> reporter: israeli airstrikes in gaza light up the night sky after hamas launched the most rockets on tel aviv. thousands of israeli troops already massed along the border waiting for the order to invade
as abc mcdonald saw you mean close. >> reporter: we're seeing tanks moving across, there's a long line of others ready to move in, if there was any doubt about the willingness to launch an offensive. >> reporter: an invasion that would cause the death toll to sore most of us them the u.n. said civilians. the violence causing an exdus. we met a family allowed to leave, a family from louisiana now fleeing due to a war. >> reporter: are you disappointed to be leaving. >> no, i'm happy, i miss america. >> you want to get out of the
war zone. >> reporter: they dragged their heavy suitcases off the bus starting the long thankful journey back to the u.s. >> i'm relieved to be leaving. >> reporter: and get your kids out safely. >> yes. >> reporter: an israeli spokesman said there will be more small ground incursions like last night. but only a full invasion will not come if the rockets are intercepted. obama talked to israel prime minister netanyahu and offered his help to bring a cease-fire against hamas. he called on both israel and the palestinians to protect civilians and restore calm. new jersey governor chris
christie is placing part of the blame for the unrest in the middle east on president obama. the republican governor said obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on israel's behalf. he made the remarks at the national governors' association meeting in tennessee. he said quote -- christy is openingly considering a run for the president in 2016. new this morning, the u.s. secretary of state and several from foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle about iran. they are trying to figure out a permanent deal on the nuclear program. tehran insists its ambition are peaceful. but the world powers fears they plan to build nuclear weapons. retired cuban leader fidel
castro made a rare public appearance to greet vladimir putin. here at home, police in wilmington are looking for a gunman after a man was shot while sitting on some steps. it happened after midnight on the 1,000 block of west second street. police say the man was shot in the shoulder and the leg. he was rushed to christiana hospital for treatment, no word on his condition. philadelphia police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed inside a chinese takeout. it happened at broad and rockland street in the city's logan section. the man was stabbed in the chest and ear, no word on his condition, either. >> the teenager who was the only survivor of a deadly attack on her family's home is speaking out for the first time. 15-year-old cassidy stay was
greeted by hundreds and friends and neighbors for for a a memorial service for her family after a suspected murder shot and killed the rest of her family. she also hailed as a hero for quickly alerting police that haskill maisk heading to her -- may have been heading to her grandparents house. haskill is facing murder charges, police say he killed the family, because they wouldn't tell him where to find his ex-wife. a shooting happened yesterday afternoon and it led to a standoff with police. police say it started as a landlord ten tenant dispute. officers who responded to the
call say they came under fire and nobody was hurt. a woman accused of squatting in the home of a man with disabilities. he invited a woman to stay with him temporarily last month as a favor to a friend. the next day, she invited her boy friend to stay and invited her four adult children and apparently that's not all, the abuse came to a head when martinez said the quarter dumped bucket of urine on him. work could start tomorrow to float the ship wreck costa concordia so it could be towed for scrapping. the crews liners struck a reef when it came too close to an island in january 2012. it capsized killing 32 people. the ship's captain is being
tried on charges of manslaughter causing the ship wreck and abandoning ship before everybody on board was evacuated. >> much more to come on this sunday morning edition of "action news." visits to a popular park in colorado had deadly encounters with lightning strikes for a second day. having fun with food and helping the less fortunate at the same time. meteorologist david murphy [ mom ] when the nest gets too quiet...
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park. meanwhile, that same storm brought wind, hail and flash flooding to colorado springs. david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll have rain. >> reporter: monday and tuesday, nydia, we're looking at potentially heavy storms. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows mainly dry conditions, although as we go in tighter we have showers that try to inch their way across the state of new jersey, looks like southern bucks county may be picking up a little bit of that, but not too much longer, we have a single cell south of philadelphia, that will pop quickly through cherry hill and be out of here. as we head outside, we've clouds across the immediate region. there are sunny breaks, we've seen plenty of sunshine digging through the clouds down the shore this morning, although that may change a little bit later this morning. clouds stuck in place for now in philadelphia. weighing for the sun. 76 degrees in the city. 77 in wilmington. as you step outside it's a little bit more humid than yesterday. 72 in sea isle city, 76 in
allentown. satellite and radar shows you there are breaks in the clouds to the west and south. some of us seeing sun and others not. i think the times we'll see a mixture of sun and clouds. once we get rid of the current showers there are more to the west. the best chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon or maybe not until tonight asked will start in the northern and western suburbs. we could see severe storms in central pennsylvania, by the time it gets here it's a drenching downpours and gusty winds. future tracker 6 showing you during the day not a whole lot going on maybe a pop up here or there. after we get into the dinnertime we could have downpours developing. there's another round tomorrow and third one on tuesday, those later rounds could feature stronger gusty winds. tonight don't be surprised to hear late night thunder. allentown, 89 degrees, sun and
clouds, a late thunderstorm can't be ruled out in the lehigh valley. in the poconos it's pretty much the same story. warmer and a little stickier than yesterday. 79 the high, afternoon and evening thunderstorms are probably part of the package in the poconos, especially the later you go through the afternoon and evening. down the shore, very likely dry for the most part. sun and clouds overall, humid, 83 by 3:00 p.m. uv index i'm posting highballs the sun is out. -- i'm posting highs, because the sun is out. sun and clouds around philadelphia, breezy, humid, can't rule out a shower horror thunderstorm. most of the day is dry, we have to wait until later tonight for the main band to come through. clouds and sun at the ballpark, 87 degrees for the first pitch. 90 for for the 9th inning. sun block is a good idea during the game.
monday, in the afternoon we'll be on the look out for showers and thunderstorms developing to the west of us, and it will come through during the afternoon and evening. in some places we could see strong, gusty winds. the storm prediction center has posted our area under a risk of severe storms that would mean anything that does form would have the chance of forming damaging winds, hail, downpours and frequent lightning. this is tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. humid today, 90, a couple of thunderstorms around, most of them holding off until nighttime. tomorrow, strong humid, a high of 91. depending on how quickly that cold front gets through, we could see part of the day hinder by gusty drenching thunderstorms. wednesday, it's probably by the shore. nice day, low humidity, low 80s. thursday looks nice, friday not bad. saturday another spotty thunderstorm around. >> typical jawl weather.
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because it sure isn't us. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look into center city. and you can see the clouds just hanging over the city there. tough to see the top of the center city skyline. we're waiting for storms later today, david murphy will have details on what to expect. >> a new study found graduates with math and science degrees are earning more. overall grads earned the same as those from public and private schools. those who had a degree in engineering or management earned $14,000 more per year. remember that yankees fans
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>> turning to sports, the also if phillies will wrap -- the phillies will wrap up their series against the nats before heading into the all star break. chase utley will be presented his jersey on the field before the first pitch this afternoon. jeff skeverski has all yourore sunday morning sports. >> reporter: fools gold or is this team for real? the phillies have been the hottest team in baseball. phillies trying to win their 6th straight against washington last night. phils fans have a a lot to bark about this season. jason werth says go fetch in the
6th. the second inning gone, 2-run hot. he drove in 3 runs last night. put on the rally caps, bottom 6th here come the phils. marlin byrd in the hole. jimmy rollins scores. here comes chase utley he scores. phils get within 1. ben revere only in the lineup because dom brown got sick at the last minute. extra nrgs. in the 10th, chase utley misplays it and they give them an extra out. it comes back to haunt them. o not. , rbi single, phils lose. they lost their first game since last sunday, they are nine back now, the phils not happy after this game. >> high chopper tried to get in
and catch and tag, i realized i couldn't do that, so i switched to jimmy. i thought we had a play, obviously i want didn't work out in our favor. it was a big play in the game and it ended up costing us. series finale is later today. labron james signed the deal with cleaved, two year contract worth $42 million. why such a short deal? this way he can get a new one when the salary cap goes up in 2016. before he goes home to cleveland, he is going to the world cup. here he is in brazil checking out the sights in rio and here he is make talking about the decision to go back to cleveland. >> it's nice to be home and be with my friends and those fans and it gives me an opportunity to reunite with one of my favorite teammates, a brazilian
neighbor. it's going to be unbelievable, i'm looking forward to the challenge. >> reporter: labron would not give a world cup prediction, he yep set a few cities over the -- upset a few cities over the last few years, probably doesn't want to upset a country. argentina and germany this afternoon on the world cup. >> divers performed under sea. nearly 500 musicians submerged themselves for the underwater musikfest it was broadcast bide a local radio station. the festival, according to the fish, they seemed to enjoy the festival. they swayed to the music. >> that's awesome video, i love that. all eyes will be on brazil today
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welcome back it is 10:00 a.m. on this sunday, july 13, we're following breaking news from north jersey. a police officer is dead after responding to an armed robbery at a walgreens. >> a septa bus driver attacked, now, police are looking for the man who assaulted the driver while on the job. >> big facelift, the chance come to penn state in happy valley. david murphy is at the big board with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: we're starting out looking at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar we're looking at showers pushing away from philadelphia. there's a shower in cherry hill pushing to the east. they appear to be on their own, a little bit of instability forcing that through, they are quick and basically nuisance stuff. we'll have sunshine that will fade behind the clouds. i think today features a mixture
of clouds and sun until late in the day and until tonight when this additional round of showers pushes in. we have thunderstorms riding in from the west probably north and west, later on in the evening hours and nighttime hours of some of it may come down to philadelphia, but probably not until later tonight. 78 degrees in allentown, dry in the lehigh valley. 80 in wilmington, 80 and dry in reading, 74 in millville. a patriotic 76 degrees in philadelphia. accuweather says it's going to be hot and humid, 90 degrees, stickier than yesterday. a breeze, but it will not help with the sticky warm air, mix of sun and clouds overallful we have a better chance of showers and perhaps severe thunderstorms tomorrow in the forecast and maybe again on tuesday, nydia and eva, we'll talk about that is in the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in a little bit. >> david, thank you. the big to her on "action news" is breaking news -- the big story on "action news" is
breaking news. a new jersey police officer was gunned down responding to a burglary. >> a brazen bandit beat up an armed security guard inside a store and took his weapon. he shot melvin assistanting go in the -- santiago in the head who was pronounced at the jersey industry million eye jersey city medical center. the officer is the first jersey city officer to be killed in the line of duty since 2009. >> a septa bus driver is recovering after being attacked overnight. the driver was assaulted near the intersection of lehigh avenue and 22nd street in north philadelphia.
passenger were on board the bus at the time of the attack, but no one as hurt. the driver refused to be taken to the hospital to be treated. police are looking for the driver of a white mercedes benz with p-a tags. a fight at a party led to two people being stabbed overnight. it happened on welsh road at northeast philadelphia. police say a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the head. an 18-year-old girl was stabbed in the stomach. both were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. so far police have made no arrests in the stabbing. a man's body was found lying on the street in north philadelphia, now, police are trying to figure out who killed him. "action news" was on the scene as police began their investigation here on the 3600 block of warnock street. the body was found at 3:00 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the head. so far police have to suspects for motives in the shooting. in delaware police are
looking for the driver who hit a man and left him to die in the street. it happened here on the 1100 block of west newport pike in newport, at 11:30 last night. police say the 49-year-old man was crossing the road when he was hit in the westbound lanes. the victim was rushed to christiana hospital in critical condition. two people in central pennsylvania face charges for throwing rocks from a highway overpass. one rock hit a car leaving a woman in critical condition. it happened thursday night on i-80 in union county. the victim and her family were traveling from ohio to new york city. one of the rock also hit a woman in the passenger -- one of the rocks hit a woman in the passenger seat. >> you never know what people are going to do sometimes. >> if something falls off, that's one thing, but someone throwing it at you, that's crazy. >> an 18-year-old and juvenile
facing a evaluated assault charges. police are looking for two more suspects. >> comedian tracy morgan is out of a rehabilitation facility and will now recover from the serious injuries he suffered in a crash at home. a spokesman said the star was released yesterday. he'll continue recovery at home with an aguessive out patient program. he suffered a broken leg and broken ribs when his limousine van was hit by a walmart truck last month. 62-year-old comedian james mcnear was killed. >> the reality tv cake boss and his family needed to be rescued after his boat got stuck in the harbor. he was boating back from a dinner exercising -- executioner when excursion when a deep fog
came in. trump entertainment resorts said it will close the doors of the casino by september 16. this will mark the 4th casino to fold this year alone. the atlanta club closed in january. the showboat is closing next month. the revel may shut down if a buyer can't be shut down in bankruptcy court. penn state will receive new renovations after the new coach asked for upgrades to compete with the nation's top programs. he said the facilities need better brangd -- branding and technology. >> president obama is visiting the delaware valley this week. governor jack markell said the president will visit his state on thursday. while in town obama will symptom and get a firsthand look at the damaged stretch of 495 which was
shut down since early last month. the president plans to make the damage a focal point of the call for improved infrastructure. >> it was a big celebration for a young philadelphia girl who is battling a deadly lung condition, the party doubled as a fundraiser. annie mccormick met this very special little girl. >> reporter: her smile is so big, it's hard to tell she can only take shallow breaths and waiting for double lung transplant. she goes by the name cocoa. today she said she feels -- special. they are coming to help me. >> reporter: they are the people who packed the bowling lanes and the community who donated gifts for rarvel -- raffles and cakes. whether a did you do to get
ready -- what did you do to get ready before? >> i got up and did my hair and makeup. >> reporter: cocoa has pulmonary fibroses, she knows new lungs are her only option. >> i think it will be good, because i won't get sick a lot i won't be in and out of the hospital. >> she is so special. she is like i said my eyes my heart. she is everything to me. >> reporter: cocoa lives with her grandparents in northeast philadelphia. her mother is not involved in her life and her father was murdered 8 years ago. her uncle is working to raise money for her room and medical expenses, so far on go fund me, team cocoa has raised half of their goal answering some of family's prayers. >> you met her, she is sweet and smiling and here now, i look at her all the time. i don't want to lose her.
>> reporter: in ewing, township, new jersey, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> the world cup already marked by stunning victories and catastrophic defeats trying to guess the world cup champion i don't believe. 100,000 people are checked to arrive in rio when argentina takes on germany. germany are the favorites. but some fans are living in the past. >> reporter: what team due prefer to win the cup? >> u.s. [laughter]. >> yeah, that's not a possibility for us. it's unlikely either squad will be heart broken as the host team brazil. world cup finals are at 3:00 p.m. 6abc has the front row ticket to the action. world cup is a holy war of the two nations, the two teams
represent the home of the current pope and his predecessor. pope francis is from argentina and president obama emeritus benedict is from germany. an american who met the pontiff last week said he wants his home team to win. now if you can't get to a tv, you can take the games with you, download the free watch abc and espn app and stream the matches on your phone or tablet. >> no divine intervention today. >> 10:10. a party crasher, a jeep lands in the deepened of a pool. >> blue berries are in season. south jersey farmers are working hard on this season's harvest,
deepened of the pool. a pool party was taking place at the time. there were two men in the pool. fortunately neither necessity were hurt and -- one of them were hurt and they swam to the car and saved the driver. no word on why the woman crashed. >> reporter: she probably figured labron james made a splash. [laughter]. >> reporter: we had a shower pop through west to east a little while ago in the center of the region. it's pushing toward atlantic county and trenton appears to be clearing out. this gives you a brief shower over the course of 30 minutes or so, and then it is done. as we look outside we have fairly cloudy conditions over philadelphia, but there are some areas across the region that are a little bit brighter. full sunshine has been seen at the shore.
and areas south and to the west of us. i think we'll get sun in philadelphia. it'll a little more humid out there today. the neck thing we'll be emphasizing how on monday and tuesday we could see strong storms. obviously cloudy overhead in philadelphia. temperature, 76 degrees, this dewpoint has been inching its way up through the morning ever since we were on the air at 6:00 a.m. it's now up to 69. should it get to 70, we'll talk oppressive humidity. yesterday we talked about how today was the more humid day of the weekend. winds out of the south at 6 miles per hour. not breezy just yet. there you see the breaks in the clouds to the west. so as we're seeing sunshine there. today will feature back and forth mix of sun and clouds. in the afternoon and evening we'll be looking at thunderstorms marching in the northern and western suburbs.
from now until 5:00 p.m., maybe a sprinkle or shower there. later this evening, and tonight you could see possible downpours on future tracker 6 that could produce isolated street flooding as this comes through, and maybe gusty winds. thunderstorms tonight. the best chance of severe weather is west of us on the other side of reading even allentown. i don't think severe weather is the issue, but gusty winds possible and downpours. 09 in philadelphia. 09 in dover. close to it in allentown and wilmington, down the shore, low 80s, humid, though. for the phillies first pitch 1:35. 87 degrees in the 9th inning, 90 degrees. in the poconos, you have a better chance of an afternoon or evening thunderstorm. down the shore we have 70s in the water, on or about 70, anyway in atlantic city. maybe cooler in other spots.
83 degrees on the beach, probably dry, if you hear a rumble of thunder you high tail it off the beach. tomorrow, we see showers developing and gusty thunderstorms possible and this is tomorrow afternoon and evening in particular. the storm prediction center, the national weather services branch that forecasts potential severe weather has us a slight risk of severe thunderstorm anything that forms could produce damaging winds and downpours and hail and lightning. tomorrow and tuesday, too take cover from the storms. today, hot, humid, 90 degrees and severe thunderstorms can't be ruled out. and tomorrow, hot, strong storms and 91. if the front is strong enough we could see that on tuesday with strong gusty storms. wednesday, if there's anything
lingerrering it -- lingering it could be at the shore, in the afternoon, 28 degrees and nice. >> hammonton, south jersey is known as the blue berry capital of the world. nora muchanic visited one of the farms. >> reporter: like farmers all over atlantic county, farmers are hard at work in tabernacle. the. >> harvest looks good this year. would he have a lot of blue berries, there's great quality and great pollinating weather and made this wonderful crop we have today. >> reporter: the moors have been farming this lands for seven generations since 1829. the love of farming has been
passed downloading the free 6abc news app from generation to generation. >> i love blue berries and cranberries, i love this place. >> reporter: once picked the berries go into a blower system that removes stems and removes berries that are soft, green or too small. the moores inspect them by hand, too. they drop them into containers to be packed bobbinged and delivered. with -- boxed and delivered. >> the blue berry is a perishable fruit you cannot stop. >> seven days a week, unless it rains we do not stop. >> reporter: and whether you by yours at a market or a pick your own farm. here's what you should look for. >> a nice, powered blue, solid, big blue berry.
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river to mark the 70th birthday of the hungarian architecture professor who created the icon. it flowedded down the hudson with the help of a tugboat. the center in north jersey is celebrating the rubicks invention all weekend long. a woman got the shock of her life when she discovered that was causing the problems in her car. that right there is a huge snake. she was driving along in santa fe when her car stopped. a man pulled over to help, when he opened the hood he found the 20-pound python coiled up in the engine. the snake was just 7 feet long and half grown. animal experts say it probably slithered on to the engine trying to get warm.
that is not what you want to find. today is game day in brazil as anger tina -- argentina and germany who do you think will win? david and nydia taking argentina, i'm taking germany. flip the dolphin chose argentina to go all the way. >> reporter: yeah! >> in you see him go with the arnlg -- arnlg argintinian flag. we'll have to see how he does with the world cup. kelly anne, the elephant showed off her soccer skills in downtown los angeles last week. she kicked a few goals into the net. that's impressive. kelly anne is a ten thousand pound elephant with the circus.
she didn't make any predictions on the match. she also not a betting woman there. speaking of playing ball, take a look at this unlikely pair. a woman in italy captured a video of a turtle and dog playing ball together. while turtle get a bad rap for being slow. this little guy manages to keep up with the puppy. the turtle manages to push the ball along with his head. the pair is having a good time. who would have thought that would happen. that's the odd and usual pictures of the week. we have a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast
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[ male announcer ] geico. fifteen minutes >> coming up this morning at 11:30 is inside story, here's monica malpass with a preview. >> reporter: hi guys, coming up later on inside story, a fight between the republican governor and legislature over the state budget is going down to the wire. because the 2-dollar cigarette tax did not get passed, the superintendent said he may have to layoff 1300 stafferrers and close city -- staffers and close city schools. that's coming up on inside story, i hope you join me. >> now it's time for the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: we have showers to the east. temperatures are warm, 80 in dover, delaware. this afternoon we're going for a hot high of 90 degrees. we'll see a mixture of clouds and sun, breezy and more humid
and at times there could be a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. the best chance appears to be later in the evening hours and mainly the northern and western suburbs, we'll see if that makes it to philadelphia later tonight. all right, david, thank you. this week with george stephanopoulos is next. george will have the latest on the violence in the middle east. "action news" continues at noon. here's some of the stories we're working on for you. a police officer in north jersey was shot and killed during a robbery though. this is not the correct video, but we'll have the latest on the investigation coming up. the world cup final is live at noon. many gather to cheer on germany and argentina. for chris sowers, david murphy, eva pilgrim and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning, we'll see you at noon.
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