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the new 6abc.com wherever you eva? go, the new smart design fits any device including tablets and of course your smart phone check it out by visiting 6abc.com anytime anywhere. >> new this morning, a woman and child have been shot in delaware county. list say the man who opened fire is dead. gunshots rang out on haverford road in ridley township. police say the suspect shot the woman and child before taking off in the car. the officers chased the gunman, the suspect crashed the car, but fled the scene. at that police pursuit ensued until the suspect came to a deadened in sharon hill. that's where police say the suspect shot himself. >> terrible, i've been here 17 yores, when i say 17 years i literally lived here, never have i seen any accident like this,
any kind of of commotion like this until this day. >> police pronounced the gunman dead on the scene no word on the condition of the woman and child or what set all this off. delaware county officials are investigating. >> the search is still on for two men suspected in the carjacking and deadly hit-and-run in tioga. the community united last night to pray for the victims which include three children killed helping the church, wendy saltzman has more. >> reporter: this tight-knit community lit candle to remember the three children. i was out there trying to save them three boys. >> karen pertain ran to the site where the children were hit. she taught the two boys. >> i took pulses they had none. >> thomas was pronounced at the
scene. atterrence and 15-year-old key-- kierra died at the hospital. their mother is hanging on for her life and in a coma. >> they were very good kids and very closer to. >> reporter: the pictures show the children working in the community garden where they were growing the fruit they were selling at the church fruit stand before the suv hit them leaving a path of bloodshed. >> these were kids bothering nobody out trying to make a couple of pennies. >> reporter: williams has two daughters, the realtor who was showing a house about a mile
away. she is in critical condition. >> the family has been through too much. right now the mother is fighting for her life. please turn yourself in and let us start healing. >> reporter: at this hour, police tell us they are working on some leads, but they don't have any suspects in custody. there was 1 $10,000 reward for any tips that lead to the arrest an conviction of the two suspects. at police headquarters, wendy saltzman channel 6 "action news." >> and as you heard wednesday mention there is a 110,000-dollar radio he ward. that amount will be -- reward. that amount will be reduced by ten thousand dollars for any tips called in by afternoon on monday. call 215-546-tips. >> two thousand cyclists on on their way to atlantic city all
to benefit a good cause. the action cam was outside the irish pub in center city when the cyclists took off. the money raises money for local children charities and families of fallen police officers and firefighters. the ride is 65 miles from philadelphia to atlantic city. sky6 live hd is looking live at the ben franklin bridge. the delaware river port authority expects the bridge to be closed until 8:00 a.m. this morning. >> this just in hamas said it has agreed to a 24 hour humanitarian truce in the gaza war ahead of a major muslim holiday. the truce will take effect this afternoon. meanwhile, we're getting a look at the utter devastation in gaza. there is almost nothing left in the northern tip. this conflict has killed more than 1,000 people mostly civilians. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in paris pressing for a longer truce.
in libya all american personnel were evacuated from the u.s. embassy as fierce fighting by militia grows closer, marines on osprey aircraft ready to land as a quick reaction if the convoy came under attack. this comes less than two years after the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in benghazi. >> turning to the investigation into the thursday shootout at the hospital in delaware county. authorities seized two guns and the computer from the gunman's house, he shot and killed his case worker, teresa hunt on the property. mercy fitzgerald hospital. he grazed the doctor, dr. lee
silverman who pulled out a gun and shot him. a milestone for penn state, they pointed the first female athletic director. barrier was recently the athletic director at cal berkeley. she takes over penn state while the football team is on probation after the sandusky. still barber said national chimp will be the main goal. >> like any family there are remarkable highs and devastating low, during it all, penn state remained glued together to excel at the highest level. >> one criticism of barber
while at cal, the football team had the lowest graduation rate of all football teams in time ncaa. she will be paid $750,000 for the the next five years. >> two brothers and several police officers save an elderly couple from a burning home. >> eagles quarterback nick foles talks about the big thing helping him improve. jeff skeverski has the birds first camp. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing thunderstorms this morning, more thunderstorms developing this evening, into the overnight, those have the potential to produce damaging winds. i'll have the details from accuweather when we come right back.
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of. down the jersey shore we're looking at the back bays of atlantic city, we can see low-level clouds and areas of fog and drenching downpours reported at this point. north of atlantic city, north of brigantine, actually, pushing through lbi and surf city and beach haven reporting drenching downpours. we're seeing cloudy to ground lightning strikes. storm tracker 6 live double scan all of this activity is pushed off the coast. we have couple of cells hugging the coastline from belmawr to cape may. as you can see 90% of the activity is out to sea. this will continue to push east. it's moving fairly rapidly at 20 to 25 miles per hour. notice behind there's not too much activity across the heart of the delaware valley. now, there's still that chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm during the morning hours. looks like the worst of it is pushing out to sea. surf city getting hit at this
point. beach haven, heavy drenching downpours, and cape may, heavy downpours pushing out of avalon, stone harbor, sea isle city, everything is east of the garden state parkway. cape may and wildwood seeing drenching downpours and there's lighter stuff off to the west as we get into western portions of cape may county and cumberland county. fortescue reporting light rain same thing with cedarville. lunchtime, 88 degrees, it will be sticky with dewpoints well into the 70 and that will put feels-like temperatures into the low 90s. storm prediction center once again has the threat of damaging winds and hail and evening thunderstorms as well as heavy downpours, if we can go live on sky 6. i have to load in a different show here, i'm having problems with the graphics. the flavor of the day will be
for a lull in the action, as well see a combination of sun and clouds, that will be late this evening, into the overnight when we see that second round of showers and thunderstorms developing. that's the view in atlantic city. you can see how gray and gloomy it looks at this point. in the next half-hour or 45 minutes or so, we'll see this push out to sea. it's a sticky, mo, kennett square, 70. gandys beach, 74. cinnaminson, 71. all locations extremely high in the humidity department. it's an very uncomfortable morning. notice how the cluster dies off to the south and east, skies are mofutuin scererth erstor the in t eveningderor once again they will produce the gusty winds and drenching
downpours. tonight, there's a risk of gusty winds and moderate risk of hail. overnight tonight in the poconos, clouds and sun, and thunderstorms. >> reporter: the jersey shore, sticky 85 degrees on the beach. there could round of thunderstorms developing the evening hours. philadelphia, warm and humid, 88 degrees, overnight tonight, strong thunderstorms developing muggy, 67 degrees, outlying suburbs, 73 center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 degrees for monday, sunshine expected there's a chance of pop-up thunderstorm, however, these would be just a couple of rumbles of thunder, the severe weather will be confined to today and tonight. 80 degrees tuesday, very refreshing out there under a mostly sunny sky. monday, sunny -- wednesday,
sunny and pleasant, 83. thursday, sun and nice, 84. and friday, 84 degrees, are saturday, 83 degrees and chance of pop-up thunderstorm. >> we're following breaking news coming in from the action cam, four people have been hurt in a fire in northeast philadelphia. that fire started about 5:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of he elbridge street. those people not suffering any life threatening injuries. at least one person jumped from the second floor to safety, that man was taken to nazareth for minor injuries. a 7-year-old and 9-year-old girl and 65-year-old woman were taken to area hospitals for smoke inhalation. red cross has responded and will be assisting this family again. a fire hurts four people in the 100 block of elbridge street. we'll follow this story and bring you more information as it
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>> a mother is looking for closure after her son was beaten to death in his bedroom. >> we set up a scholarship for michael. we had trees planted. at midnight on friday, june 22, 2012, police were called to the home on the 900 block of 8th street in south philadelphia. they found the body of michael fox beaten to death, police say he had been dead for two days. >> he may have known his assailants because there's no forced entry. >> reporter: the citizens crime commission is issuing a 1,000-dollar reward and the city is posting $20,000 for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.
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we'll start out with satellite and radar. you can see the action east of the mississippi river seeing a lot of cloud cover and showers and thunderstorms. here's an area of low pressure here, this is what i am calling the game changer, once this swings through there's an unbelievably cool shot of air behind this. le you'll feel this tuesday, it will feel lovely with highs most sections staying in the 70s, in philadelphia we'll top out at 80 degrees, no reported delays in the major hubs across the mid atlantic and the northeast. same thing with the southeast, same thing everywhere east of the mississippi. it's quiet out there. >> sports now, the phils and d backs finish their series at citizens bank park. the phils let a game getaway last night. jeff skeverski has your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: guess whose back?
that's right, ryan howard is back in the lineup after sitting on the berchl in -- bench in the last three games. the big piece gets a big shot, but he leaves four on base, he strikes out twice the fans getting on him early. howard finishes 2 for 5. codey ashy, the 2-run shot. phils go up 4-1. they are not done in the third. marlin byrd, "bye-bye birdie," his 20th. only four place in the national league have more. phils take 6-2 lead they have 17 hits. it's not enough, the diamondbacks come back in the 6th. two-run double. pratto drives in five. diamondbacks tie it at 6. and in the 10th, out goes nick evans with a 3-run pinch hit
homer, phils looks like, slam the door closed on this one. chip which i am took the eagles from -- chip kelly took the eagles from worst to first, last season he thought it was okay, if you want to be great you have to be work at it. eagles training camp is off and running, nick foles said he feels more confident and comfortable after leading them to the playoffs after throwing 27 touchdowns and two interceptions. he would one of the best seasons in nfl history, but that's history. >> numbers do nothing for me this year. next year you start over clean. >> great thing about nick, he inside that too, he is still young. he had an outstanding season last year, everybody was excited about, he knows as an individual he can get better. >> i feel comfortable out there, i know how to run the
>> reporter: yet it feels awful, documents have hot into the # 0s. it's very, very sticky and very new orleans-like out here this morning. that will be the trigger for the severe thunderstorms late this evening, into the overnight. speaking of thunderstorms i have a couple of across the delaware valley as i speak. most of them are confined to the jersey shore. storm tracker 6 live double scan i have the lightsenning tracker on -- lightening tracker on. these are taken in 15 minute
increments. over the -- we've had over 1,000 lightning strikes. surf city, west of harvey cedars you can see the reds that's the heavier downpours, we're seeing winds in excess of 35 miles per hour with the individual storms. so you'll see gusty winds with this as it pushes through. you'll see drenching downpours, as well. the next cell pushing out of absecon and moving toward brigantine, that will be pushing out to sea in 20 minutes or so. once we get rid of the morning activity, the afternoon won't be that bad, we'll have a lull, and sun and clouds, and muggy and warm high of 88 degrees, with the humidity it will feel like 90 in the city. big storms are possible tonight.
the main event arrives probably after 8:00 p.m. this evening. those storms could produce large hail and drenching downpours, very sticky, that's the big story through monday morning. a nice cool down as we get into tuesday, the payoff will be tuesday, high struggle to get out of 70. it will be active over the next 24 to 36 hours, but nice and quiet during the workweek. >> the hunt continues for the two men accused of a carjacking that left three children dead. meantime the community where the three kids lost their lives gathered to pray for the surviving victims and plea for the suspects to turn themselves in. this tight-knit community lit candle to remember the children killed. ten-year-old thomas reid was
pronounced at the scene and the other two died at the hospital. their mother is hanging on for her life. she also in a coma and remains in critical condition. >> it will be devastating to her. it's not going to be something that she will be able to bounce back. >> the children went on to be with the lord. very beautiful kids, very good kids. they were always closer to. >> these pictures show the children working in the community garden. this is where they grew the food they were selling when police say an white suv plowed across the street. community members say they want justice. we have all the information about the reward. the number to call with the tip is 215-546-tips. the reward will go to the person who helps catch and conviction the suspects. >> mean -- helps catch and quicks the suspects.
>> a woman who knows the pain and tragedy has reached out to the family. her loved ones were killed back in 2009. >> we share their pain. >> reporter: janice pertain knows what -- payne knows what the victims are feeling. in june 2009 her family members died under similar circumstances. >> they stole a motorcycle and there was a chase and the guy lost control of his car. craddock and rodriguez committed armed robbery and fled on a motorcycle. minutes cradock crashed into the home killing her daughter and her grandchildren.
family friend, a 7-year-old gina was killed. her grandmother witnessed it. friday's crash brought it back. >> those pictures from june 10th and gina marie and all the three kids got killed here. >> reporter: both grandmothers offered this advice and what they have learned from their pain. >> it doesn't get easier, you're always thinking about them, my prayers go out to them. >> i would tell them we praying for them and stay in prayer. >> reporter: the children killed called the third street angels. the giant mural remains here at the scene of the crash. the two men who killed them are serving life in prison. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> our coverage continues at 6abc.com, cruel find updated information and photos -- you'll find updated information and photos and the photos of the children and their mom and the efforts to catch those
responsible all there right now at 6abc.com. >> a woman and child have been shot in delaware county. the man who police say opened fire is now dead. gunshots rang out in the 1100 block of haverford road in ridley township. the man shot the woman and child before he took off, officers chased the suspect until he came to a deadened in sharon hill. that's where police say he shot himself. no word on the condition of the woman or child or what set this off. >> while most of the delaware valley were asleep hundred of law enforcers are on the move. the ben franklin bridge is closed for the tour de shore. bicyclist started outside the
irish pub at 20th and walnut street. they will pedal 65 miles per hour from center city to atlantic city. the money raises money for children's charities and fallen firefighters and police officers. a record two thousand bicyclists are take part in the event. a 6-year-old boy is helping a little girl who is suffering from a rare genetic disorder. hannah has a rare genetic disorder that has left her blind and unable to move her limbs. hannah's mother attended the bike parade. >> thank you for all the prayers and good wishes, we appreciate it. and hannah is a fighter. >> money raised from the ride will help hannah's family pay
the mounting medical bills. >> a classic disney tale is coming to the stage in philadelphia. 6abc loves the arts shows you camp walnut. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look over camden this morning, you can see the clouds setting in, there are showers in our area as we speak. meteorologist chris sowers is back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast to tell you when you can expect them in your area.
>> dramatic video coming in from cambridge, massachusetts, firefighters are battling a nine alarm fire ripping apart three buildings. at least one of those building is actually a vacant home. two people passing by spotted the smoke and flames notified authorities.assing by spotted there are firefighters hurt by falling objects they are expected to be okay. nine alarm fire in cambridge, massachusetts. >> 7:41 time for the accuweather forecast, keep that umbrella handy, right? >> reporter: at least for the next hour or so. most of the day it will be fairly dry. let's go live on sky 6. and show you the view in cape may. we had heavier showers push through there. now we're seeing cloudy skies and very muggy conditions. the air is very coupee and very tropic -- very soupy and very tropic fabioal.
we'll have showers and thunderstorms develop later in the day. millville, 74. sea isle city, 73. on the boardwalk atlantic city, 73. poconos 67. trenton, 70. dewpoints are the way we measure the amount of moisture in the air it's just about at the top of the scale right now. the current dewpoint in new orleans is 73. we're not too far off that. millville, 72, dover, 73. i often times use new orleans because that's one of the stickiest locations in the nation that and houston. all the activity is pushing east. we're seeing showers and thunderstorms hugging the coast, but most of it is pushed out to sea. we have scattered light activity across western portions of south south jersey and central and southern conveyer. beach haven, you can -- southern
delaware. beach haven, all this activity is rushing out to sea. it's moving east/northeast at 35 miles per hour. if you're loving in lbi or down for the day you'll see wind gusts 35 to 40 miles per hour in the next 20 minutes or so, drenching downpours and all that works its way off the coast. here's the wilder view on satellite and radar. we can see holes in the clouds across central pennsylvania as this cluster dives to the south and east, a warm front will lift through, it will be very soupy and tropical, once that complex pushes away we'll see the return of sunshine by midday, you get the two interacting that's the recipe for potential problems late this afternoon and into the evening. future tracker 6 this model is showing chance of isolate
thunderstorm. it will be 25 to 30% chance. in the evening, it's the greatest chance of redevelopment of the storms. even though this model is not showing it, accuweather feels it will start out by 9:00 a.m. and lifting north and east by midnight. overnight tonight, with the secondary development of showers and thunderstorms, expect strong gusty winds in excess of 50 miles per hour, maybe 55 or 60 depending on how strong these storms do get. heavy downpours, once again, large hail and dangerous cloudy to ground lightning strikes. for the poconos you're starting out with cloudy cover and patchy fog around. you'll see a little bit of sunshine, high of 78 degrees, sticky out there, maybe a morning shower. jersey shore, same thing morning showers and thunderstorms working out to sea. we'll see a shower or thunderstorm through midday and the skies will brighten up a little bit in the after.
85 degrees on the sand, it will be sticky with winds out of the south/southwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. philadelphia, thunderstorm, otherwise clouds and sun, warm and humid, 88 degrees, with the dewpoints up close to 70 it will feel like 90. overnight tonight strong thunderstorms, 67 degrees in the outlying suburbs, 73 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, more sunshine expected monday afternoon, we'll see a high of 85 degrees, there's still that chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. although it's not going to be as intense as what we'll see late this evening. tuesday through next saturday looks very comfortable and very quiet lots of sunshine and highs in the low 80s. >> finally. many families hit the road in hopes of a budget friendly vacation. if you don't be careful it could be costly. be a b -- amy buckman shows us
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he caught up with one of them. >> i put him in a rear naked choke. i didn't want to hurt him, but i wanted to make sure he was subdued. >> the man was arrested an charged with burglary. his alleged accomplice is on the loose. journey down the rabbit hole has some of the newest stars performing in theater. >> reporter: walnut street they're the for kids bring some of your favorite stories to life. it kicks off with a take on disney's "alice in wonderland." >> reporter: many participate in camp walnut a summer program that gives children the opportunity to experience theater for the first time or for the more experienced to fine
tune their skills. >> the idea is that the parent or grant -- grandparents are reading at home and they come here and experience it live. >> reporter: in campers go from auditioning to putting on a performance and a few weeks after that they perform on the walnut main stage. >> when they come here they learn how to be professional actors and showing up on time. >> reporter: with a mixed bag of experienced actors and others new to the program. every season is different and gives each student the opportunity to shine. >> it's great to have the new bodies and energy especially when you're doing something like "alice in wonderland." they are coming in prepared and memorized their line and understand the process.
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>> take it away, chris. >> reporter: you say that so enthusiastically. forecast for today, we're seeing a lot of cloud cover this morning, there's showers and thunderstorms hanging around, but we expect the afternoon to stay dry with an isolated chance of thunderstorm. it will be muggy, high expected
of 88 degrees, overnight tonight a secondary area of low pressure will develop that will trigger more showers and thunderstorms, the thunderstorms could be strong to severe. 85 degrees monday, 08 tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, next saturday all look nice, lots of sunshine and in the 80s. >> 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning, coming up on "g.m.a.," breaking overnight, hail and heavy winds severe weather across america, 90 million people in the danger zone. today we have the full forecast. we talk of sunday tornados and big cool down on the horizon we'll talk about that, as well. ebola emergency in america, doctor working in africa is infected with deadly and feared virus. meanwhile, another man with ebola boarded a plane and was
able to bring the disease to the largest city on the continent. richard besser will be here live. grnches -- we look at nudity unclothed contestants, is naked the new normal? >> it's a little early for that. >> "good morning america" weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues a little later this morning. >> here's the stories we're working on to you, four people including children are injured when their row home catches fire. >> plus new inmate details what was -- incident mate details of what was going through the mind of joe pa joe paterno during thk
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