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>> the big on "action news" this noon is the developing news out of ferguson, missouri, an independent autopsy reveals a teenager was shot 6 times by a police officer. michael brown's family revealed the results of the autopsy they ordered this morning. it shows the 18-year-old was shot twice in the head. there were protests almost daily since brown was killed by police officer darren wilson, 8 days ago. the governor called in the national guard to restore peace in the saint louis suburb.
president obama is returning from martha's vineyard to meet with attorney general holder. >> reporter: the violence so out of control last night that the first day of school in ferguson had to be postponed again. police are on patrol and the national guard is heading here. anger boiling over. after a night of shootings, looting and police responding with tear gas. >> you're voting the date -- violating the state-imposed curfew. >> reporter: the release of a private preliminary autopsy report ordered by michael brown's family finding the unarmed 18-year-old was shot 6 times including twice in the head. the shots the medical investigators were likely not
fired at close range. >> what we know from the gunshot wounds to the head, they were shot at a distance, they were coming in going from the top down indicating that mr. brown was bent over at the time that the shots occurred. >> reporter: police have maintained that officer darren wilson shot brown after he was physically assaulted by the teen and his friend. >> today's brown's mother told robin roberts all she wants is justice. >> what is justice to you? >> being air, argue this man and making him accountable for his actions. >> and we're told the investigation still underway by police and the fbi could take several weeks and we'll take into account the results of two other autopsy being done. live in ferguson, missouri abc news, back to you. >> thank you. and you can keep up with the changes events in ferguson,
missouri by heading to our website. there's more information on the independent autopsy on michael brown and photos of the quofnltations between -- confrontations between protesters and police. an tack was caught on cell phone video of a park ranger. the beating took place after they were told to stop skate boarding in love park. katherine scott has more on the investigation. >> reporter: "action news" did speak skateboarder who appears to be the main aggressor who appears in the cell phone. the police have a warrant out for his arrest. >> i lost my cool. >> reporter: this 19-year-old pottstown man known as curtis spoke to "action news" on friday. you see a philadelphia park
ranger on the ground, kicked, stomped and spit on by the skit border. -- skateboarder. >> i messed up, i'm sorry, i mean if i had a chance i would apologize to the guy. >> reporter: this happened after the ranger approached the group to enforce the no skate boarding rule in the park. forces say the ranger didn't fight back on purpose because he was afraid he would lose his job. several bystanders tried to intercede intoed a man dressed like jesus, that's when they took off. >> it was a hostile environment, it wasn't right. >> reporter: and that witness did stick around turnover his cell phone video to police and provid a statement, as well. the as for the park ranger we're
told he would injuries to his head, but nothing serious, stil. "action news."t channel 6 >> thank you. a coup of's recovering after being -- a couple is recovering after being attacked on kelly drive. two men hit the couple in the head. the investigation into the assault continues. jurors are selected today in the case of a philadelphia woman acced of kidnapping a five-year-dirl accused posing a of the mother of a sten in 201. surveillan cameras captured her taking the girl from the school. the child was found the next day alone on a playground. weeks.al does expected to begin jury selection began today
in the trial of a bucks county teenager accused of raping ten girls. prosecutors say 19-year-old joshua benson forced himself on girls ages 14 through 17 starting in 2009. he allegedly met the victims through online dating sites or at the mall after he move to bensalem from utah. two families are homeless after a fire in montgomery iwngh this.chpe apoedth hes the two-story buildings. the 6 people displaced by the fire are being helped by the red cross. turning to the weather, a great start to the workweek gorgeous sunshine across the tri state region. sky6 live hd taking is a live look at penns landing this noon. you can see the sunshine
you wt to enjoy it while it lasts, because there are changes ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. meteorologist david murphy has the details from the big board. david. . you're right about that, sara, there are always changes, but fortunately they don't occur today. we have 80 degrees in philadelphia. a lot of suburbs in the 70s, everybody comfortable, because the winds are dropping down out of the north and that is making for a less humid than that what we had yesterday where it was on the less sticky side. there's an area of cloud you cover that's pushing farther toward the east. areas of southern delaware are beginning to be overtaken by that. as we go through the rest of the afternoon we'll be on the look out for that as he this make a run toward center city. you can see the cloud cover settling close to wilmington, delaware and basically staying across the central, south jersey
counties and south. doesn't mean necessarily you'll be totally socked in south of philadelphia. butou'll have more cloud cover there than in philadelphia and the northern suburbs. it's a sunscreen day, sunburn you can get it in 35 minutes this time of year. temperatures will be warm, 81 degrees by 1:00, and 84 by 4:00. that 84 will be the high this afternoon. sarah it gets more humid tomorr and then we'll be on the look out for showers and thunderstorms that's part of the package this summer. we'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> remember you can keep track of the accuweather forecast anytime by downloading our free storm tracker 6 live app it gives you access to live radar and the hourly forecast and alerts posted for the area. the taney dragons brought home their second victory in williamsport and it was a nail
biter. mo'ne davis hit a soft blooper to right field making it 2-0. the texas fought back in the 5th, a #-run homer, and made it 6-3 texas. it came down to the last play, a soft ground ball was the hit to short stop who then, overthrew first base and that sealed it for the dragons taney wins 7-6. >> it was awesome, even though heaere down we never gave up. t puts the dragons close "action news" will be there as the taney dragons continue their quest for the w chad live reports from williamsport on wednesday. >> u.s. airstrikes helpqi force reclaim control of a vital
dam in mosul from isis militants. saving for retirement, a report finds a disturbing number of people are not prepared for their golden years. david murphy returns with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and our call for action volunteers are standing by nelson: when i started high school in jersey city
charitable programs. the findings come from the inquiry of the food and security of troops and veterans feeding america a hunger relief charity. the "action news" team is out at 4:00 p.m., let's check in with alicia vitarelli. >> reporter: a lot of people think that running is the key to losing weight, but that's not the case. coming up at 4:00, we'll give you tips to make sure you're getting the most out of the every mile. we'll look at store credit cards, which ones give you the best deals and which has you paying the most in the long run. take us with you on the go, you can watch our news cast streaming live on your smart phone or tab let. see you then. >> accuweather coming up when "action news"
pregnant nanny was revealed in february a week after she announced her engagement to rut rutler. there's a new exhibit about kenny rogers. it's filled with grammies and album and his costume also from the famous role he played in the gambler. he said there's so much there he forget about some of it. >> reporter: meteorologist david murphy here with accuweather, it's been an amazing summer and that streak continues today. >> reporter: a little change coming up in the middle of the week, but not horrific. once again we're off to a good start on monday, as we look at the great outdoors, a lot of sunshine at valley forge park in pennsylvania, beautiful conditions across the region,
light winds so far today, and low humidity which is also always nice. 80 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia, the dewpoint, 54. it's on the low side. and wind are out of the north/northeast at 6 miles per hour. the winds not much of an issue today. temperatures, across the region, # 0 degrees in philadelphia. 8 -- 80 degrees in philadelphia. 76 in allentown. very pleasant with the slight breeze out of the northwest that's a dry air source region for us, that's why the humidity is lower today. you need your sunglasses going up and down i-95 or the pennsylvania turnpike. we have cloud cover that's working into areas south and west of philadelphia. as the afternoon goes on, up to about the city and south we may say goodbye to the blue anticipate hello to a -- and hello to a partly sunny sky cover. there's the cloud cover on
future tracker 6. it was more pronounced this morning, now the model is backing off, we'll be no worse than partly sunny down south. in allentown, 82 lots of sun, 74 in the water, some spots could go as high as 76. on the beach, 80 degrees with lots of sun for the most part we're looking for the potential of clouds to build in later in the afternoon, particularly the farther south you go along the coast. sunny and nice conditions, 84 degrees in philadelphia. the winds 3 to 6 miles per hour. overnight tonight, 68, more clouds move in, there's a chance of spotty shower down south of philadelphia, winds out of the west at 4 to 8 overnight tonight. the evening commute no weather-related issues, maybe sun glare if you're pointing to the southwest.
81 degrees, by 5:30 and 79 by 7:00 p.m. for the phillies nice weather for a ballgame. mariners, game one, 79 degrees the first pitch and 72 in the 9th inning for the phils and the mariners. in the overnight hours, i mentioned some of the cloud cover down south an issue. we can't rule out a predawn shower here or there. but the latest model are showing very little of that, during the day tomorrow, it's a mix of clouds and sun. the big issue we'll tweak up the humidity a little bit. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, lots of sun today, 84. tomorrow it could be more humid during the day, 84. wednesday not a bad day overall, clouds and sun, 83. in the afternoon and evening there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm. i think so there's a better chance of that with the frontal boundary getting on top of us on thursday, showers and thunderstorms particularly in the afternoon, high of 80. hopefully it doesn't get in the
way of eagles. friday that front will clear, i don't think it's a washout on friday, but a couple of showers, that's something we'll watch, high of 80. it gets out of here in time for the weekend. saturday partly sunny and sunday sunny. we have a national sunday night game with the philadelphia union at ppl park. a lot of stuff going in the weather looks great. >> finally this noon an iowa man takes his love of golf to a whole new level. he decided to use them to pay tribute to his favorite pro golfer tiger wood. he said it took 600 balls to create the sculpture, it ways 100 found and stands 6 feet tall. don't forget, "action news" 4, 5 and 6:00 p.m. for david murphy, rick williams county entire flax team, i'm
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