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accuweather forecast. it's a gorgeous sunday if you loved yesterday you're in for a treat. >> reporter: that's right we have a repeat performance, let's get you outside and show you what's going on. it's a nice morning around the delaware valley. we're seeing sunshine and bright, blue skies. temperatures climbing into the 70s. 75 at the airport. most locations are in the # -- 70s. millville, 75. 74 in sea isle. on the boardwalk in atlantic city. 71 in the poconos trenton 67. ocean temperatures, 75. the satellite and radar composite showing the same exact thing as we saw yesterday. it's a whole lot of nothing. the area under nest these area of high pressure sinks, so it's hard to get cloud cover when you have sinking air. warm and high of 88 degrees. there will be a slight increase in humidity.
as we look ahead the entire pattern is going to change. we are checking sunshine today and tomorrow. another cold front slams through, this will produce heavy, drenching downpours, tuesday into wednesday, there could flooding issues wednesday morning and cool down by the week's end. i'll have that in the seven day in just a bit. >> philadelphia police have questioned a person of interest in connection with the murders of connie murray. her body was discovered in pennypack park, tuesday morning. murray went out for a run monday night and never returned home. the 46-year-old mother married mother of two was strangled. police have questioned someone, but no charges have been filed. a $51,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. a nurse happen to be passing by when she saw a man suffering from a gun shot wound in north philadelphia. the man was shot on west clear
field street, the nurse found him on 5th street where he managed to run before collapsing. the nurse applied a tourniquet and called for help. police are trying to identify a suspect and motive for the shooting. >> police are searching for the a suspect after an argument got out of control and led to the shooting of four people. three are innocent victims. it started in the city's feltonville section. police say two neighbors got into an argument, one of them called a friend for help. a car pulled up an began firing shots. a neighbor was struck in the leg and ran off. the gunman follows or whitiker avenue and continues to fire his gun as two separate vehicles pass by, bullets strike three people inside the car. one man was shot in the head and is in critical condition. >> inside his car was his wife and two children, both girls
ages 6 months and 6 years. they were in the back seat. thank god they were not hit. >> two others who were injured by stray bullets are in stable condition. police have taken the two neighbors who were fighting into custody, they are looking at surveillance video in that area in hopes of identifying the gunman. a tourist was brutally beaten while trying to help a group of women in philadelphia's popular rittenhouse square this weekend. police are hoping surveillance video leads them to the man's attacker. annie mccormick has the details. >> central detectives back in rittenhouse square saturday scouring the area for surveillance video at the intersection of 18th and wall up in the. you could see the blood at the scene where police say before 3:00 a.m., a 35-year-old texas man was punched and knocked to the ground unconscious as he was
defending a group of woman. the victim is in the hospital with concussion and head contusions and fractures to his face. >> i would like it if someone would step in, if someone is harassing, you don't know what to expect. >> it's awful, now someone would be afraid to help in the future. it's ashame. >> reporter: saturday local visitors in the square reacted to the crime always the bills bars and restaurants were closing. >> that's terrible, for whatever reason these people jump in and knock the person out. >> reporter: police believe several people were in the vehicle, about you only one got out and punched the victim. according to authorities, the victim is expected to remain in the hospital until at least tomorrow. they are urging anyone with information to call central detectives. reporting from rittenhouse square, annie mccormick schl which i
schl -- channel 6 "action news." >> a man was rescued from the delaware river. police are trying to figure out how he ended up in the water. philadelphia police marine unit responded to the scene of the man in the water at 7:30. they found the man in the water at penns landing. they were able to pull him out of the water uninjured. a man is behind bars in berks county after allegedly stealing an ambulance. the emergency vehicle was stolen outside of the abraham lincoln hotel at 5th and washington in reading yesterday morning. medic also left it running while -- medics left it running when they were treating a patient inside. 47-year-old kevin fountain got in and fled off. >> that's the last vehicle you would think someone would steal, but it's the second time in the city in recent time that an ambulance was stolen.
another ambulance was stolen in march of last year. the ambulance stopped after running over spikes that had been laid down police. fountain faces a string of felony charges. from our delaware newsroom, a man is behind bars and charged with breaking into 6 different homes in newark. 36-year-old william martin targeted the tree lane terrace and lafayette landing townhouses. in one case he forced his way inside and assaulted the homeowners. he was link the to the crimes after he used a credit card taken from one of the victims. >> the eagles will hit the practice field following friday's loss to chicago, it's their final public practice it will be before a sellout crowd at the field where the birds won the nfl title in 18960.
be dna ric. played at franklin field. coach chip kelly talked about the problems the birds faceed gains the bears. >> we get a guy going and we have a fumble looks like we're going to have a good run and not that they caused the fumble. and then we create a turnover on the punt and put overlies in good field position and throw a pick. >> the practice began at 12:15 before a sold out crowd at franklin field. you can see the birds take on the pats at 7:30, on 6abc. all the preseason games are on 6abc, the eagles official station. >> musikfest wraps up tonight. the headliner is keith urban, he performs in bethlehem for a sold out show.
today is the final day for a lot of good music, food and fun and eva and i will be there signing autographs later this afternoon and introducing keith. >> that's exiting! >> there's much more to come on "action news." getting a sunburn damages key parts of our body which can lead to skin cancer, what to look for if you have worshiped the sun in the past. >> plus, more video of the devastation left behind when a tropical storm slammed into hawaii. taking a live look sky6 live hd, wilmington, delaware, this morning, the sun is out bright and shining, meteorolog
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it been a full-blown hurricane it could have been worse. in the meantime let's talk built weather in the delaware valley. we have another gorgeous day coming up around the dferl. there's the view -- in the delaware valley. there's the view in cape may. folks are getting their spot on the sand. expecting sunshine and comfortable temperatures. storm tracker 6 live double scan not showing anything, we'll have another day of quiet weather, lots of sun and passing clouds, the temperatures will climb. 75 degrees, dewpoint, 63. there's the slight increase in humidity. yesterday the dewpoints were in the 50s, that's as high as we'll get. winds are calm, pressure reading 30.14 inches. most locations are in the mid 70s. some areas in the 60s. allentown, 69. millville and 75. lancaster, 69. sea isle city, 74. if you look at the documents, the way we measure the amount of moisture in the air. yesterday if you remember all
locations with the in the 50s and showing 60s, now we're higher than that. the humidity is starting to creep back up there. it's still going to be a comfortable day. we're not talking about oppressive humidity, it will not be as refreshing as we what we saw yesterday. the dew points increase until wednesday morning. a cool canadian front will drop the temperatures down and the humidity off again. look at thursday, if we're lucky the dewpoint is up to 50. that's refreshing for this time of year. satellite and radar composite not showing much of anything. high pressure firmly in control. that means all the cloud cover you see at the bottom of the screen will stay at the bottom of your scene. future tracker 6, the rest of the afternoon looks good. him tomorrow looks good, tomorrow high in the mid 80s. tuesday the clouds increase tuesday morning. the model has a couple of showers first thing in the morning. we're actually holding this off
until later in the day. you get the idea there will be moisture around. and then as the afternoon wears on the frontal system approaches from the west that's when the drenching downpours begin to arrive again. that's 11:00 p.m. tuesday night and that lingers into wednesday morning. rainfall totals could range 1 to 3 inches north and west of the city. there's no flash flawed watchest have been issued. but you may have to monitor things closely tuesday into wednesday, because we're expecting quite a bit of rain. the shore, 75 degrees, it's a quiet day, slight i happen crease in humidity -- slight increase in humidity, high of 80 on on the sand. winds will shift out of the east, that will increase the chop a little bit, waves of two feet. there's a moderate risk for rip currents and uv index is on the high side. that shifting wind will allow
for coastal flooding during high tide. around the ocean front there could minor flooding and the delaware bay between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. there could minor flooding there. 88 degrees for philadelphia, sun and clouds, it's a warmer day, overnight tonight, partly cloudy and muggy, 58 degrees, 67 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, cools down, cools down dramatically, actually. 88 today. 86 tomorrow. 80 tuesday and wednesday, and then the cool front pulls through, we're back in the 70s, thursday, and friday, and saturday 82. >> we're loving these nice weekends. stay on top of the changing weather. go do 6abc.com/weather for the hour and regular forecasts.
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>> welcome back, sky6 live hd taking a live look at the korean war memorial at penns landing. 74 degrees outside, 9:18 right now. getting a sunburn is not only painful, it can damage key parts of your skin and lead to skin cancer. too much of the sun's uv rays can damage the skin's dna and get glued together and malfunction. if this happens over and over again it can lead to cancer.
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>> a bicyclist is in serious condition after being hit by a big rig and thrown over a guardrail in bucks county. a new cease-fire agreement in the middle east this after more airstrikes on gaza. >> a passenger plane catches fire as it's about to take off. >> meteorologist chris sowers first with a look at the accuweather forecast. it's a gorgeous perfect sunday we're heading to musikfest. >> reporter: it's all right. >> what?
>> reporter: it's okay be let's not get carried away. let's go live on sky 6, i'm just kidding. it's a beautiful sunday as alicia mentioned. we're looking at the battleship new jersey, comfortable temperatures, high of 88. you'll see lots of sunshine out there, as well. 75 in philadelphia, 75 in millville and wilmington, 74 in dover. reading, 70. allentown, 69, the poconos up into the low 70s. satellite and radar composite you have a lot of sunshine you have to go 350 miles to the west to start picking up any cloud cover. the direction of the cloud cover is north to south, it's not heading this way. another bright sunny afternoon. the pool forecast looks like, temperatures climbing into it is 80s with all that sunshine it's important to apply the sunscreen. 1:00 p.m., 86 degrees, 4:00 p.m., 87 topping out at 88. a lot of area will top out in
the upper 80s. reading and allentown, 88. millville, 85. wilmington, 87. dover, 83. atlantic city, 82. lots of sunshine and warmer, yes it will be very nice. >> in bucks county a bicyclist was seriously hurt when he was hit by a tractor-trailer in west dublin pike in perkisie around 4:30. he was rushed to saint luke's trauma center in critical condition. the driver stopped and was questioned by police. an 18-year-old girl was hospitalized after being hit by a car overnight. it happened as she was crossing route 73 in mount laurel. the driver stopped and the girl was rushed to cooper university hospital. no word whether the driver will face if he charges. -- any charges. >> developing news from the middle east where palestinian negotiators say they have accepted a proposal for a new
three day cease-fire with israel. israel walk away from negotiations over the weekend saying with it would not negotiate as long as hamas continued to fire rockets at israel. heavy fighting between the two sides has left 19 palestinians and 67 israeli also dead. >> international outrage is growing against the plight of thousands of refugees strands in iraq. france is prepared to joint efforts to help them. american aircraft carried out four airstrikes against the mail tanlts that -- militants that ae surrounding the mountains. some estimates say 150,000 people could be trapped. meanwhile, president obama is refusing to put a time limit on the airstrikes targeting isis militants. he said the must act now to
prevent genocide and provide humanitarian aid to refugees who are trapped on a ridge near the syrian border and protect diplomats in the region. >> if these terrorists threaten our facilities or personnel we'll take action to protect our people. >> the president called the new fight in iraq a long term project that will require iraqis to form a new government. we invite you to stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the latest on the military and humanitarian actions taken if iraq. >> philadelphia police are hoping surveillance video will help them identify a suspect in an assault on a tourist. police say a 39-year-old man from texas was beaten until he was unconscious. it happened at 18th and walnut
as the man defended a group of woman who were harassed. three people were hurt in a five-car crash. police and medics were called out to the intersection of 322 and colonial drive in bethel township. investigators say four cars and a van collided. so far no word on the conditions of those who were hurt or what caused the crash. >> one of that cars biggest stars was involved in a crash that killed a fellow driver at an upstate new york dirt track. tony stewart ps car hit kevin ward who was thrown 50 feet in the air. stwarlt has been questioned but not charged. a spokesman for stwawrlt calls it a tragic accident. this is video of a jet blue passenger plane that caught fire
in san juan puerto rico. 186 passengers were on board when an engine caught fire before takeoff on new york city-bound plane. the pilot notice the the problem and aborted the takeoff. one of the passengers described the scene. >> all of a sudden there was a huge bang, a boom-sound on the left side. i was in the front row, so i looked out the left side of the american, i saw the smoke coming out of the engine. some people in the cabin said they smelled the smoke inside the cabin. some of them were scheming they saw flames. i didn't see the flames, but they were saying that. that's when people got up on their feet and began to scream and lose control. my halts -- hat is off to the flight crew they kept everyone calm. the captain was able to save the plane, the impact of the explosion, the sight of the fire
and the smoke it was quite surreal. >> you're looking at the pictures of the fiery scene. federal investigators at the ntsb are trying to figure out what sparked the blaze. >> in california a man could use his right for his own dog for the next ten years after leaving four of them inside a hot car three of them died. they are trapped inside a car for more than two hours, a sheriff's deputy was called and broke into the car, but it was too late. >> the windows were cracked an inch, but doesn't give near enough circulation in the conditions. it is not possible for the dogs to survive through something like that. the surviving dog who is two years old, she suffered heat exhaustion, vets say it could be a few days, whether they know she'll be okay or not. the owner is facing animal endangerment charges. >> the budget battle between
miami's mayor and police officers took center stage at the graduation of police cadets. the mayor wants to close a budget gap by cutting 228 jobless from the miami dade police department. that means new recruits won't get jobs. the deputy director did not hold back on his feelings about all this. >> i'm coming to you as -- i'm not coming to you as deputy director, i'm coming to you as a citizen. fight for them. >> miami mayor's and the director of police are saying that his passionate appeal could move others torture a -- to find a solution. a camden county marine got a elwell come home, marine corporal andrew galiano joined
two years ago and returned from a tour in afghanistan. to honor his service august 9th was named andrew galiano day in audubon park. >> this happens to be a beautiful day weather wise, but because of you and all that serve our country, men an women, everyday is a beautiful day. >> the lance corporal is a graduate of audubon high school and serves as a volunteer firefighter. >> water balloons flying everywhere in an epic fight this weekend. we'll tell you why thousands were involved in the huge water balloon extravaganza. >> ahead a deadly typhoon drenches parts of japan prompting evacuations for a million people. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international, blue skies as you take off this afternoon. meteorologist chris sowers has
>> wind and rain lashed japan this morning leaving one person dead dozens injured and prompting evacuation orders for more than a million people. the tropical storm was originally typhoon, but downgraded as it approached the coast. the storm hit as they began their annual buddhist holiday week. >> time for our meteorologist chris sowers with the beautiful weather. >> reporter: let's get you started with the view of the center city skyline. we have bright, blue skies. everybody waking up to a lot of sunshine and comfortable temperatures. the humidity has gone up a little bit, you'll notice that if you're going to take a stroll outdoors over the next hour or two. temperatures responding now with
all that sunshine. 72 in quakertown. 73 in coatsville, oxford, 74. center city, showing 73. cinnamon, 75. gandys beach 75. quick look at the salt light and radar composite, as we've been mentioning all morning, nothing to talk about. high pressure keeping things high and dry, no real weather in the future. things change a little bit tuesday night, but from now until then, it's dry. if you look at the water vapor image, if you look at the tannish color swinging through washington, d.c., that's dry air. that will work down to the surface and watch when it does to the dew points, low to mid 60s, later this afternoon we're back in the 50s, as the day gets going the dry air works back down to the surface.
slightly humid this morning, nice and comfortable this afternoon. here's future tracker 6 later on, nothing going on later on, lots of sunshine, tomorrow, quiet, as well. more sunshine, the clouds increase tuesday morning, eventually giving way to showers by midday which will give way to heavier drenching downpours, tuesday night into wednesday. we're talking about good soakers here, we could see anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of rain tuesday night into wednesday morning. for today, poconos sunshine, 78 degrees, nice and comfortable. jersey shore, another beautiful day on the sand, ocean temperature, 75. we'll see a light breeze begin to shift out of the east. we'll get that sea breeze later on. mostly sunny skies, you'll pull back down into the 70s by 4:00, 5:00 this afternoon. philadelphia, 88 degrees, sun and clouds, a warmer day, a light breeze out of the south at 5 to 10. 88 by 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.,
86 degrees, perfect afternoon, anything you want to do outdoors, should be beautiful. we have a coastal flood advisory that will go into effect this evening. we have a big full moon tonight. that will combine with an easterly windy and that will make the tides higher than we usually sea. high tide on the delaware bay is 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. we're expecting minor flooding, it is important if you have an area that typically floods make sure you're not parking your car there. the national weather service stresses tides will be above normal. minor flooding. it will be areas that are vulnerable to flooding where we'll see the water pile up. musikfest wraps up. keith urban is the headliner. temperatures in the mid 80s, they will drop off once the sun sets. 86 degrees tomorrow, 80 degrees tuesday and wednesday with the showers transitioning over to
heavy downpours, thursday and friday looks great. 78 degrees thursday, 79 friday. and saturday, 82. you two are heading to musikfest. we were just talking about do we need sleeves tonight? >> reporter: we'll be in the mid 70s. >> don't forget you can take the new 6abc.com wherever you go, the smart design facilities any device including tablets and smart phone no matter how small or large your screen, check it out at 6abc.com anytime anywhere. >> local students were awarded scholarships that will help the pressure of paying for college education. high school graldz received 2,000 -- grads received 2,000-dollar scholarships from dunkin' donuts. they were picked based on on
>> welcome back this sunday morning, 9:28 taking a live look sky6 live hd tape kay new jersey, there's a lot of open spots on the beach there. jersey shore is the place to be in this gorgeous weather, chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up it's a good one for today. if you love leftovers,
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jeff skeverski has all yourr was sunday morning sports. >> reporter: even during one of the most frustrating season in phillies history in comes charlie manuel to make it all go away. at least for one night, manual the man of the hour last night as he gets inducted into the phillies wall of fame. >> dhearl -- charlie manuel! >> reporter: in comings the winningist manager in philadelphia. jim tome you know veils his plaque. and he gives all the credit to the players and the fans. >> never thought i would ever receive an award, i never go looking for awards, but if i do something good and someone has a part in it and they want to give me something, i'll take it. a championship team was the
greatest thing in my career, the parade down board of education way, absolutely amazing you've been the greatest, i love everything about you, i want to shut up, because i want to see the game, i've got one thing to say, this is for philadelphia! [ cheers and applause ]. >> reporter: you got to love it, manual says he wants to shut up he wants to watch the phils and the mets. cole hamels needs run support, hamles, one of the best pitchers in the baseball in the last month. bottom 7 down 1-0. phils finally get hamles a run, carlos ruiz, ties it at 1. the game goes to extra innings in the 11th. phillies lose 2-1 in 11. they have lost 11 of their last
12 home games to the mets. a bunch of mistakes friday night, nick foles and the eagles say they will fix them. nick foles sailed he -- says he feels about about the bad decisions he made in chicago. he had two interceptions and only had two all of last year. the starting offense had four penalties in the loss, the eagles vow to work out all the kinks. >> it's a sick feeling in your stomach, but at the same time i know that i can correct those and i will go back to work and will get better because of it. whether it be it is penalties or interceptions, that's what preseason allows, an opportunity to clean it up. >> i'm not worried one bit about nick, he'll be fine, he knows that. >> reporter: the eagles face the patriots next friday. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a good day. >> not a sport, but there's
athleticism to be seen in washington state. thousands gathered for a tremendous water balloon fight. it wasn't all for fun, though, the 6700 people showed up for the latest attempt to break the world record for the largest water balloon fight at the spokane county raceway. they didn't make it. they were 2200 people shy of breaking the record, but looks like they had a great time trying. >> there's much more to come on this sunday morning edition of "action news" we have brand new developments of a death of woman in pennypack park. details ahead. a young boy is recovering after he was trapped in a is an do you know digging a tunnel at a wisconsin state park. a little girl's explanation for that makeup mishap. there's a lot of lipstick there. those stories and chris
>> it's 10:00 a.m., sunday, august 10, nydia is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. breaking news, we have brand new developments in the investigation of a woman killed while out for a walk in pennypack park. we'll have the details in a live report. >> the search continues this morning for a gunman after four
people were shot, three of them innocent victims in feltonville overnight. >> and the eagles return to where it all started, they hold their final public practice today at franklin field. >> let's start, though, with a check of the gorgeous accuweather forecast. meteorologist chris sowers. >> reporter: i guess we got good news if you like the heat, because the numbers keep increasing so quickly, i think i might have to bump the numbers up later on. let's go live on sky 6. that's the view of the christopher columbus memorial in penns landing. it's a gorgeous morning. temperatures climbing quickly through the 70s. center city, 80 degrees. 79 in millville. wilmington, 80. dover, 77. sea isle city and on the boardwalk in atlantic city, 76. we're seeing sunshine not much in the way of clouds, just a few puffy cumulus later on that's about it. the humidity levels will be fairly comfortable for this time of year.
sunny skies, slightly humid not as refreshing as yesterday, but tolerable. 80 degrees right now, 3:00 p.m., 88 degrees, i'll fill you in on a little secret that i turned in school. i take the 11:00 a.m. number and add 10. we may be up to 92 for the high. >> it's summer, nice beach day. big story on "action news" this sunday morning rpg is breaking news philadelphia police have made an arrest in the murder of connie murray. >> connie murray's body was found in pennypack park after going for a power walk. katherine scott that is more details on this breaking
development. >> reporter: sources tell "action news" that the victim's husband christopher murray has been charged in his wife's death. the source said that murray confessed to strangling his wife last monday night. last tuesday morning, connie murray a mother of two from northeast philadelphia was found dead in pennypack park she had been strangled. investigators spent days looking for evidence and conducting interviews. the source told "action news" at the time, his story did not add up. he was brought in for questioning and confessed. he had gotten into a fight and connie murray went out for a walk, he salt on the bench and -- he sat on the bench waiting for her and the argument continued and he blacked out and strangled his wife. back to you, eva.
>> a nurse happened to pass by and help a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound in north philadelphia. the man was shot on the 400 block of west clear field street at 5:15. the nurse found him on 5th street where he managed to run before collapsing. the nurse applied a tourniquet and called tore help. police are trying to identify a suspect and motive for the case. philadelphia police are searching for suspects after an argument got out of control and led to the shooting of four people, three of them, innocent victims. it started on the 4800 block of tampa street in feltonville after 11:30. two neighbors got into an argument, one of them called a friend for help. the car pulse you mean and -- the car pulls up and shoots the neighbor in the leg he runs off. he continues to follow shooting
his gun. bullets strike three people inside the cars, one man was struck in the head and is in critical condition. >> inside his car was his wife and two children, both girls, ages 6 months and 6 years in the back seat. thank god they were not hit. >> two others hit by stray bullets are in stable condition. police took the two neighbors into custody. they are looking for the gunman. a tourist was beaten while defending a group of woman in popular rittenhouse square this weekend. >> reporter: central detectives back in rittenhouse square saturday scouring the area for surveillance video at the intersection of 18th and walnut. you could still see blood at the scene where police say at 3:00 a.m., a 39-year-old texas man visiting philadelphia was
punched and knocked to the ground unconscious after defending a group of women who were getting harassed from people in a passing car. the victim is in the hanheman hospital with concussion and other injuries. >> you don't know what to expect. >> it's awful, but -- someone will be afraid to help in the future and it's a shame. >> reporter: saturday locals and visitors in the square reacted to the crime that would just as the busy bars and restaurants were closing. >> that's terrible. someone is trying to help someone out. >> reporter: police believe several people were in the vehicle, but only one got out and punched the victim. the only description the police have is a black nissan with delaware plates. >> reporter: that victim is expected to remain in the hospital until at least
tomorrow. they are urging flynn with information to call -- urging anyone with information to call central detectives, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> a man was rescued from the delaware river, this morning, police are trying to figure out how he ended up in the water in the first place. sky 6 was overhead as philadelphia police marine unit responded to the scene at 7:30. they found the man in the water along penns landing and were able to pull him out of the water uninjured. >> a man is behind bars in berks county this morning after allegedly stealing a ambulance. the ambulance was stolen outside the lamb -- abraham honeying hotel. medics left it running while they assist the a person inside. investigators say this is not the first time something like that happened. >> there's a the last vehicle you would think someone would steal. it's the second time in the
industry in recent time that an ambulance has been stolen. >> another ambulance in western berks was stolen. the ambulance stopped after spikes were laid down by police. fountain faces a string of felony charges. from our delaware newsroom a man is behind bars and charged with breaking into 6 different homes in newark. police say 36-year-old william martin targeted the tree lane tier ace and lafayette langtd townhouses. investigators linked martin to the crimes after they caught him using a credit card that was taken from one of the victims. >> the eagles will hit the practice field this afternoon following friday's loss to chicago. it's their final public practice and it will be before a sellout crowd at franklin field where the birds won the nfl tidal in 1960. a statue of chuck bednaric where
he played for pen. he and other feelings will be on hand -- other eagles will be on hand for the practice. 2014 eagles are coming off friday's loss from chicago. coach chip kelly talked about the problems they faced against the bears. >> we were careless, we had the two picks in the first half. we have a drive going and looks like we're going to have a pretty good run and not that they caused the fumble, and then we create a turnover on the punt and go out and throw a pick, so. >> the practice begins at 1:15 before a sold-out crowd at franklin field. the eagles' next game is friday night. you can see the birds take on the pats live on 6abc begin going at 7:30. all the eagles preseason games are on 6abc. the officials eagles station. >> musikfest wraps up tonight
in the lehigh valley. tonight's headliner, keith urban performs before a sold out show. tonight is the final day for all the good music, food and fun, and eva and i will be heading there later this afternoon to sign autographs. >> and eat lots of food. >> high flying circus acrobats became part of the a new exhibit at the franklin institute. right now you're taking a live look sky6 live hd the platt bridge in south philadelphia, a nice, sunny sky for you this sunday morning, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
as with. >> an air pocket saved a boy's life when the sand tunnel he feels digging collapsed on him. it happened at a state warning in wisconsin. the boy was digging a tunnel when the sand caved in. rescue workers dug the boy out he was flown to a local hospital. he is expected to be okay. it's going to take a while before life on the big island in hawaii is back to normal after tropical storm iselle. residents could be without electric activity for several days and supplies of water and ice and tarps are starting to run low.
fortunately most tourist areas were not heavily damaged. public schools reopen tomorrow and luckily hurricane julio is passing to the north of the island. >> that's good news, because kenneth moten is vacationing in hawaii right now. >> reporter: he'll be surfing it up, there will be some nice swells. >> i want to see him hanging ten. >> reporter: let's go live on sky 6. looking at cape may, wow, what a scene, we have folks on the sand, getting ready to enjoy a lovely day. you notice there's not much chop out there. we're seeing wind generally on the lighter side. they will pick up as the day wears on. 80 degrees, back in the city, a dewpoint of 62. it's more humid, but nice, winds are calm, pressure reading holding steady. millville, 79. wilmington, 80. dover, 77. reading, 75. allentown, # 5. there's not much going on. we have high pressure in control. it's been dominating the pattern
for the last several days. le we have two more good ones coming up before the weather turns downhill. that will be in the form of a cold front. that counter clockwise swirl near bitz mark that will -- bismarck that will turn east and gathered strength out of the gulf of mexico and atlantic and deposit it on the delaware valley in the form of drenching downpours. come monday we'll see an increase in high clouds by afternoon, tuesday those clouds lower and thicken by 10:30, the model has a few showers breaking out. by afternoon we'll see showers and thunderstorms erupt and heavier downpours get in here later at night into wednesday morning, you can see the oranges and reds that's where we would be picking up the heaviest downpours at this point. forecast models indicating anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of rain with the system when all is said and done. the poconos, 78 degrees is the forecasted high.
low humidity leaves, nice, enjoyable day in the mountains. jersey shore, mostly sunny skies, 80 degrees, the humidity will come a little bit, but still comfortable. sea breeze will develop later on right now the winds are out of the northwest, they will shift out of the east, waves of 2 to 3 feet. there's a moderate risk of rip currents and uv index is high. coastal flood advisory is listed by the national weather service for the oceanfront and the delaware bay. we have an easterly wind during the time of high stied tide. that will -- high tide, that will combine with the supermoon. that means the high tide will be higher than usual. if you're, parking a car in a flood-prone area move it tonight into tomorrow morning. sun and clouds, high of 88. overnight tonight, 58 degrees in the outlying suburbs, 67 for
center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 86 degrees for tomorrow with a combination of sun and clouds, there's that shower threat for tuesday, transitioning over to thunderstorms late in the day, 80 degrees, maybe some morning rain leftover wednesday and partial clearing with a leftover shower wednesday afternoon, 80. thursday, much cooler, 78. friday, 79. saturday, 82. sunday we're back in the 90s a little bit of something for everybody. >> we like it. >> reporter: not bad. >> don't forget you can take the new 6abc.com with you wherever you go. the new design changes the lawout to -- the lawout to facility any device.
acrobats stop by the franklin institute to check out a new science exhibit. >> reporter: the acrobats demonstrated their strength and balance and flexibility. >> it's all about the human body and what it is capable of doing. they exploder the more traditional circus agreement available to the children. >> you have to have fun with it. >> reporter: ihaveironicly, thee here to check out the science under the big top. >> we're combining education and fun science and technology. we're here walking about the science of being in the circus. the high wire is about balance and children get a chance to be
aerial acrobats and do a few flips and how the center of mass can determine the speed of their turns with the help of bungee cords. >> you're in line to do the bungee jump. >> a little bit. >> reporter: you're not scared in. >> no. no even a little bit. >> no. >> they are using science to explore the wonder of the circus and the world of the circus to explore science. >> it's great we have a membership here and we come as often as we can. >> reporter: the circus plays tribute to the spirit and art of the circus tradition. lisa thomas-laurey channel 6 "action news." ♪
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>> "action news" big board with our odd and unusual pictures of the week. we have a vehicle powered with a common breakfast item and a little girl caught using an entire tube of lipstick. ♪ turns out humans are not the only animal hooked on music. a kansas farmer calls his cattle home with his trombone. the heard flocks for miles. first of its kind bacon powered motorcycle. the bike was built and being used in the documentary driven by bacon. the project follows the bike and its ryder traveling from boston to san diego. it's been taken to bioblend
fuels in wisconsin to make a bio diesel. it cost 3 1/2 dollars per gallon and 75 to 100 miles to a gallon. ryan the motor cycle meccf the u.s. sitting in traffic is never dull when tony, the dancing cop is busting a move. the former police officer has been dancing in the streets for 30 years now, he traveled all the way from providence rhode island to entertain visitors at the rally. got some good moves there tony. >> do you think you have enough on? >> yep. >> i think she got every spot plus a little extra maybe. an idaho father woke up to discover his young daughter had
"action news" learned that her husband confessed to the crime. christopher followed his wife to the park and confronterred -- confronted her and they got into an argument. he told police he quote blacked out and strangled her. coming up at 11:30 is inside story. >> reporter: coming up on inside story, did the state help the school finances. tom corbett running for re-election closing in on his challenger, is it too little too late. that's coming up on inside story, i'm monica malpass i hope you join us. >> one last check of our fabulous forecast. >> reporter: here's the forecast.
if you're hanging out in the city, 88 degrees, sunny skies. down the jersey shore, 80 degrees, mostly sunny and for the poconos, lots of sunshine and very nice in the mountains. 78 degrees is the forecasted high there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, there's our 88 today. 86 tomorrow, combination of sun and clouds, clouds will increase monday night, tuesday, showers and thunderstorms are likely during the day, cooler high of 80. it will be very sticky. so you'll not feel that cool change. 80 degrees for wednesday, thursday and friday, cool shot, 78 thursday, and 79 by friday. nice stuff! >> thank you. this week with george stephanopoulos is next on 6abc. >> martha raddatz fills in and has the latest on the airstrikes in iraq. >> reporter: good morning, eva and alicia. coming up on this week we're following breaking news, u.s. fighters jets continuing airstrikes on jihadists in iraq.
we'll have the latest. a college sports stunner, a federal judge sailed student athletes can get paid. ncaa president is here to respond, his first interview since the ruling. it's all coming up on this week, eva and alicia back to you. >> all right, martha, thank you. "action news" continues at noon. we'll have more on the breaking story, the arrest of the suspect of a murder of a woman in pennypack park in northeast philadelphia. >> doctors tracking the eb -- ebola virus outbreak in africa. >> bacon lover, we have a bacon ploik -- milk shake. for you for chris sowers, alicia vitarelli, nydia han and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim, have a great morning.
blinds for life. starting right now on abc's "this week" -- air strikes. >> i don't think we're going to solve this problem in weeks, i think this is going to take some time. >> u.s. fighter jets back in the skies over iraq, dropping bombs to protect american citizens and prevent a humanitarian castrophe. an ebola emergency. are we prepared for a new virus threat? plus, game-changer. the ncaa told it must allow athletes to be paid. will college sports ever be the same? this morning, an abc news exclusive, the president of the ncaa, here, live. from abc news, "this week" with george stephanopoulos begins now.