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ferguson is under a state of emergency. >> those famous pnb letters are coming down from atop a lend dear highrise, street closures and septa detours are in effect. play ball, the taney dragons take to the field in the little league world series. >> reporter: how many rounds do they have to get to the final. >> they have it all on the little league world series website. >> reporter: our forecast doesn't look bad as we switch over to weather here. we go live on sky 6. it doesn't matter where you are in the delaware valley. there will be a two-hour window where you could see a shower today. it's not going to be a wash, it's going to be brief and light. it will not be a perfectly dry day like yesterday, either. there's the view in cape may. the humidity has gone up a little bit. storm tracker 6 live double scan let's flip it over and show up where the moisture is. it is approaching from the
northwest. this is associated with a cold front and every now and then you may hear a rumble of thunder. we've got our lightning tracker on, one strike over the last hour. there's not too much lightning going on with this. it's a stable environment. a couple of cold fronts sweeping through, a couple of showers embedded in this. we're mild because of cloud cover. pilots, 59, quakertown, 64. tannersville wurp 48 degrees, today you're 58. the clouds are on the increase throughout the morning. vineland, 64, smyrna i can't, 66. bring along the umbrella, but it's not going to be a wash. sunshine is expected, but a one to two-hour window where you run the risk of seeing a pop-up shower.
73 by 10:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees, later this week we have chances of showers and storms and some of them will be heavy. when we come back i'll have all the details for you. >> police in ferguson, missouri squared off with protesters overnight as they imposed a curfew on the town. the protesters turned violent at times and one person was shot and critically wounded. marcie gonzalez is in ferguson. >> reporter: another standoff between demonstrators and police. >> you must disburses immediately or be subject to arrest. >> reporter: just after the midnight curfew went into effect, the state highway patrol heard reports of people with guns on the roof of a restaurant and responded. officers were met with a protesters pointing a gun and the pro -- with a protester
for kids that like baseball. it's clean and safe, everybody is having fun, it's a really nice atmosphere. >> it's fun, we've been here for five years and every year it's fun. >> reporter: and it seems everywhere you walk someone asks for a pin, yes, trading pins is big business here. >> i guess it's like a twra -- tradition. >> reporter: how long have you been doing it? >> i started when i first came in 2011. >> reporter: or do something else that's a little league world series tradition, grab a cardboard box and slide down the hill in the outfield. >> reporter: check out the little league museum it's an
inter active wonderland, from babe ruth's uniform to an middle 1800s baseball. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> i want to go back to chad slieghtd down that hill. -- sliding down that hill. coverage of the little league world series continues tonight, espnbroadc ledsshed a ep e,himoinn weather moves
>> welcome bk on this sunday, 7:10, 68 degrees, wow, nice and cool.elcome bk on this sunday, sky6 le hd taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. what a weekend. >> reporter: it was. what else amazing if you look closely, some of the leaves on the trees are changing colors already, that should not be happening in august just so show you how cool it's been. let's go live on sky 6. that's the view from old city. we don't have as much sunshine always eithery, the clouds are moving in. temperatures are on the cool side, but it's milder than yesterday, thanks to all the cloud cover we're seeing
upstairs. storm tracker 6 live double scan there's the wet weather approaching from the northwest. that's a cold front that will be sweeping through over the next couple of hours. nothing too terribly heavy, as you can see for the most partly, that's the lighter shades of green. north of 100 you can see yellow starting to pop up. this is quickly collapsing to the south, 20, 25 miles per hour is light. every now and then you see a heavier downpour. allen be up to, quakertown, east ton, seeing light rain. philadelphia, 67. poconos, 58. you were down into the 40s yesterday morning, trenton, 63. millville, 64 and sea isle 71. this is the way we measure the air. these are the n long. as the nur enhe thesey, very refreshing
north and west. monday not looking too terribly balanced, that's what the cold front does, tuesday the humidity comes back, fairly comfortable today and comfortable tomorrow, and goes downhill as we get into the majority of the new workweek. radar -- there's the satellite and radar composite, there's the frontal system that will be around the washington, d.c. area and then stall. here's the surface maps. this is the way it will look today. high pressure in control to our south, we'll see the wind out of the west/uthwest it will get us into the mid 80s and we run the risk of a shower, maybe a one to two-hour wdo ura brief s humidity lerchls and temperatures -- levels and temperatures in time low to mid 80s. we'll time it out for you, you
will notice the model is not bullish at all. it willwr5 green, the rain will encounterdt clouds as the front s themarva. it's not going to be a wash, bring an umbrella and be mindful elere could be a pop-uphiai comfortable. jersey sre, sun, increasing clouds, quickly. 75 degrees that' the oan temperature, you'll see sunshine day, but not as nice as yesterday. 82 degrees, you'll get a land breezeut of the west at 10 to 15 miles per hour. deft ou'l rea:00 p.an cloudy itl be throughout the first part of the day, 6:00 p.m., the clouds are deceasing as the front is through, that sets up a mild
today, 8 # today, 84 tomorrow, tuesday, more humid increasing clouds and threat of showers and thunderstorms especially south of city. wednesday that system is off the coast so it's quiet day. thursday, another system pull also through, 80 degrees, friday, another chance of downpours, but the weekend looks quite -- quiet. >> don't forget take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com. >> happening today two fundraisers will help a brave boy in delaware. 5-year-old charlie taylor has
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>> reporter: welcome back every, 7:23 subpoenaed morning, could i have are a mixed morning around the delaware valley. some of you need sunglasses and others need an umbrella that's mainly north and west as the cold front sweeps through. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're not seeing much in the way of lightning, maybe you hear thunder now and then.
for the most part this is a heavy downpour embedded sliding east/southeast. allentown, quakertown if you're traveling up the northeast extension or route 222 you'll see wet weather. every now and then cruel -- you'll see blips of yellow. this is very light. allentown, philadelphia, all on time. new york city airports we're seeing greens which is good, no reported weather delays there. reagan national and baltimore is on time, as well. it will be humid today, there will be a one to two-hour window north to south where the front passes through. 84 in philadelphia, 81 in cape may. atlantic city, 82. >> sports now, the phillies let a win getaway by the bay.
jeff skeverski has that, plus the eagles and the taney dragons pitcher now in the spotlight. >> reporter: series finale for the phillies later this afternoon out in san francisco after another head scratcher for the baseball team yesterday. it is hard to have fun if you're a phillies fan right now. the kids trying to to have a good time. the big piece comes up big for the phils at the plate. ryan howard drove in 3 runs, he has more hits and more rbis than -- against jim hudson than any other pitcher in baseball. a pop up, i got it, no, you don't, phils drop the ball. and it gets ugly. two batters later, michael morris, rbi double off kendrick. kendrick is done, he doesn't retire a batter in the inning. he slaps the ball in his glove.
bases load, giants score four times in the 6th to tie it at 5. rbi single past jimmy rollins who misread it, they have lost 6 of their last 8. eagles back on the practice field later this morning, eagles trying to get going here, they should have their top two receivers on the field together. riley cooper and jeremy maclin should be good to go for practice. chip kelly and the receive receivers have a lot to work out. the eagles have turned the ball over 8 times and made 19 penalties in two preseason games, chip kelly is not blaming the penalties and all the new nfl rule changes. >> they are the rules we have to play by them. whoever end up being the most
disciplined team in the league will win. if you can't play within the rules, you don't play in this league. >> we have to get our butts in gear and do something about it. >> the taney dragons their quest for a little league world series title continues tonight in williams port at 78:00 p.m. against texas, since mo'ne davis is not eligible to pitch, expect jarret sprague-lott. >> else is gamer -- he is a gamer. >> reporter: he said he sleeps with a baseball under his pillow for good luck. we'll see fit works tonight against texas. that's sports, i'm jeff
skeverski. >> a 97 woman is cross driving a big rig off her bucket list. she was offered a free lesson by a local truck driving company. she did well moving the truck around the parking lot. there's her grandson, she joked good thing i didn't tell tell him i wanted to fly a plane. >> we've got "action
>> one person is shot and critically wounded, seven others are arrested in ferguson, missouri overnight. police are working to implement a curfew. here at home, the letters pnb will not grace the philadelphia skyline after today. an operation is underway to take down the letters. >> did -- and "action news" is outside the little league museum, the taney dragons get ready to play another game tonight. good baseball weather for them. >> reporter: good thing they are not playing right now, later this afternoon it will be nice in the williamsport area. it will be a nice day in the delaware valley, as well. we run the risk of a couple of showers during the day, it will not be a wash. le most of the day is dry.
in the meantime there's the view, philadelphia international airport, we're waking up to high clouds which will lower and thicken over the next couple of hours. we're mild, 67 degrees, allen up to, 61. poconos 58 degrees. trenton, 63. low 70s showing up at the shorepoints up to beach haven. the here's the cold front, the winds are out of the west/southwest at 10 miles per hour. you might notice a slight increase in humidity. once the front crosses the winds shift, whatever humidity you do pick up, will drop off like a rock as we get into monday. here's the forecast for today, if your hanging out in the city, 84 degrees, there will be sunshine, lots of clouds and spotty shower. for the jersey shore, a land breeze developing, 80 degrees. poconos you're seeing the showers now, combination of sun and clouds later this afternoon
and comfortable high of 74. tomorrow looks nice, 84 degrees, no humidity what was, lots of sunshine with a few passing clouds. >> thank you. an iconic fixture that has been part of the philadelphia skyline for close to 60 years is being removed this morning. pnb letters you see atop the one south broad building are coming down. pnb is short for philadelphia national bank as many know. the building was designed to house the former wannamakers store in 1932. philadelphia national bank bought the building and added the letters in 1955. >> now a new owner is taking over today and requested the letters be removed, it's unclear why, the 17-ton founders bell that sits on top of the
buildings and rings in honor of john wannamaker is not going anywhere. the bell is listed on the register of historic places. at any time a helicopter is expected to hover above and take down the letters. >> saturday the roads are closed, septa routes are being detoured as this delicate operation will be getting underway. >> it's 7:33. new this morning, police in cumberland county are investigating a fatal shooting. gunfire rang out in the 300 block of bank street in bridgeton just before midnight. authorities say the unidentified male died at the scene. police are searching for the gunman. developing news out of the ferguson, missouri, the scene of where an unarmed teenager was shot and killed 8 days ago. authorities say the show of force was a response to move back a group that had gathered near the scene. officials say they were responding to reports of a
gunman firing shots in the crowd. one person was critically injured by that gunfire and someone in the crowd was the shooter. police say someone fired at a patrol car, but no officers were injured. it was the first night of a state-imposed mandatory curfew. police say most did abide by the procure. protesters are calling for justice for brown an unarmed teenager shot and killed by white police officer darren wilson. brown allegedly robbed a store before being killed. police say wilson did not realize that brown was a suspect in that incident. >> a close-knit liberian community came together to bury four children killed in a fast-moving row home fire. annie mccormick has more. >> reporter: the sounds of grief filled the steps outside divine mercy parish. family and friends we want and
wailed and fell on the ground. the four children all perished in the july 5th blaze. the four children were not related, but their families chose to honor them together. >> it is difficult to say something about a child that's such a precious little child. >> reporter: family laid flowers on their caskets while sharing memories like patrick who took the role of big brother seriously. >> the twin girls had big dreams for their grown up life. just the day before the funeral philadelphia chief fire marshal released the report stating the damage to the 1 homes was so expensive officials could not
determine a cause. initially there were reports fireworks were to blame. >> i want it investigated. what happened, how it happen. >> reporter: the results caused a spectrum of emotions from the community who doubted firefighters. today it looks like tensions have eased. >> reporter: the four children were buried at saints peter and paul cemetary in southwest philadelphia. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> the children of philadelphia's servicemen and women are heading to school and ready to school. david henry has the story. >> reporter: no back to school shopping for these kids and their parents everything they need is free for the picking in the south hampton ton armory in northeast philadelphia.
>> a lot of pens and notebooks. >> reporter: are you going to be able to use them all at school. will you get straight as? that's guaranteed, right? >> shortage. pens and no shortage of enthuse affirm among the kids, especially those heading to school for the first time. >> i see all the kids are very excited. i think it's really cool. >> this is like christmas morning. >> reporter: he is, very excited grabbing all his stuff. >> this mountain of school supplies have been donated and it's here through a hard work of an army of volunteers a big help for a lot of army parents. >> eu9 means -- it means a lot. >> it saves a lot of money. >> reporter: this back to school event was organized by volunteer home front. they have been providing
assistance to military families since 2002 most of us them have been very outspoken, when i go home my inbox is flooded with thank you e-mails. earnl an needed boost for these kids who is parents are often away from home serving their county. david henry, channel 6 "action news." >> atlantic city's roaring 20s just ahead. >> a new museum shows the rise of power players in ac once controlled the boardwalk empire. >> reporter: meteorologist chris sowers is back next with the ex
>> all right time for accuweather, change is coming. >> reporter: we have wet weather pushing through the delaware valley now. we are expecting sunshine here for before the day is through. we're down in cape may, where we have showers pushing to the north northern portions of cape may county. there's another little band northwest of philadelphia. let's put it over to storm tracker 6 live double scan. thrlts, you can -- there it is, you can see the green painted on the maps there. there's renegade stuff to the south across southern portions of atlantic county and cape may counties. we're looking at quakertown,
allentown, fleetwood reporting lit, patchy rain, nothing too terribly heavy. another stop will take us to the south, again, across south jersey where we are seeing a little bit of shower activity, there we go, across northern cape may and southern atlantic counties. if you're transferring along -- traveling along 47 or 49. it will hit the beaches in the next 15 minutes and that works out to sea and you are left with nothing more than mostly cloudy skies at that point. 70 degrees in beach haven. 67 in philadelphia. allentown, 63. milder morning, 59 in lancaster. 63 in reading, 69 in dover and millville, 64. 24 hour temperature change shows the in connection with are anywhere from 5 to -- the numbers are anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees milder at this time. we have the clouds upstairs and
they act as an atmospheric blanket. there's the cold front it will push south tomorrow morning where it will stall around washington, d.c. that will act as the track work so to speak for the storm systems that will ride that front and bring the showers and storms to our neck of the woods tuesday and thursday which is reflected in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. sky 6, the frontal system is losing it's punch as it moves into dry area. we have a chance of spotty shower this afternoon, spotty, brief, nothing too heavy, don't cancel the plans. monday morning we start out with sunshine, monday afternoon our southern areas is picking up a lot of clouds because the front is stalled out just to the south. the closer to the front, the more clouds you see. the farther away from the front, the more sun you see. lehigh valley, lots of sun,
extreme south jersey and delaware, clouds. there's the frontal system that's getting organized across the northern high plains they will make a beeline toward the delaware valley bringing you showers. today, we're not talking all that much. mainly clouds or a spritz or sprinkle. reading is reporting .1 of an inch. most of the day will be dry. poconos you've senior wet weather that's pushing to the south. you'll are a pop-up shower, 74 degrees. jersey shore, oaks temperature 75. you'll not catch too much sun on the sands, a land breeze developing, uv index on the moderate side there's a chance of spotty shower. 82 degrees is the forecasted high on the beach. 84 for philadelphia, clouds and sun, maybe a shower early. west/northwesterly breezes 5 to 15 miles per hour. comfortable overnight tonight, under partly cloudy skies, 58 degrees north and west, 65
center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 84 degrees, tomorrow is a real nice comfortable day with a west/northwesterly breeze. whatever humidity you see increase today and drops off tomorrow. tuesday increases and then we have the threat of showers and thunderstorms. wednesday is quiet, thursday the entire delaware valley has a better chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms, same thing for friday high in the low 80s. a little unsettled this week, maybe a spritz or sprinkle but not bad. >> philadelphia's beloved taney dragons starts a new chapter tonight for their diamond dream. >> mo'ne davis will not be on the mound tonight, chad perdelli took a tour of the little league museum. >> reporter: the little league story is steeped in tradition. >> the original little league
museum wasreisand started from . >> it's everything a young child would dream of with baseball. >> reporter: while taney pitcher, mo'ne davis has the stf the world series, did you know the first person to play in it was belgium victoria roach. in 1961, it was started and the first broadcast was in 1963. christina signed up for little league. >> there's a tribute to christina taylor green who was killed in a mass shooting in had arizona. the young girl loved baseball. she was like, good. we were like wow. this year marks the 70th anniversary of little league baseball and the museum unveiled this artwork commemorating it.
>> everything is lairdz -- layered in 3d. it's painted or hand printed in layers. >> reporter: the museum is inter active and for today's youth it's baseball heaven. >> all this stuff is cool. all the old stuff is neat. >> reporter: terrific it tells you a lot of stuff that probably nobody knows about. >> reporter: in williamsport chad perdelli which i will. >> the city hall courtyard is hosting a pep rally and the starts at 6:00 p.m. an hour before the first pitch. >> earlier we had free cotton candy, you have to check that out. chad perdelli's coverage of the little league world series little league world series continues tonight first pitch the wonder of summer is that littli never know what kind contiof adventure awaits.itch the days are longer, and the breeze feels a little sweeter. and, thanks to volvo, i'll pay nothing for repairs
atlantic city was like during the days of nucky johnson. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts.ays of nucky johnson. >> reporter: the atlantic city arts center the north side the way we were, paints a picture of the atlantic city in the 1920s when the seaside was at its peak. ralph hunter has been checking memorabilia. >> nucky johnson found a way to be very helpful to the of african-american community. >> reporter: johnson woo'd plaque voters with jobs. >> this was the first female police officers in the united states that was hired by nucky john son. >> sarah johnson was the first
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>> it is 73:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> the news breaking overnight in missouri, the govenor's attempt to restore order in ferguson. one person is critically wound, shots are fire at a police car. we are getting a lk at the officer that shot and killed 18-year-old michael brown. members of the community asking why this officer has not been charged. the frustrations boiling over at a press conference with the governor. on a much, much lighter note. they are called it a multitier competition, some of the world's best sand artists hitting the beam for a good cause, that's coming up on "g.m.a.," we'll see you soon. >> "action news" continues later this morning.
here's some of the stories we're working on for you, we're live as the pnb letters are removed and forever change the iconic philadelphia skyline. a teenager who is fighting back after being sent home from school had he ever her hair. plus chris sowers will have more in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the for source -- chris sowers, eva pilgrim and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you at 9:00 a.m. have a great sunday!