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but the big story on "action news" as a young girl is critically injured after being shot in the barrage of bullet while sitting on a porch. it happened late last night in port richmond. tonight the 13 year-old remains in critical condition at temple university hospital. that is where we find "action news" reporter annie mccormack with the latest situation, annie? >> reporter: walter, family of that 13 year-old girl did speak with us today but there are still concerns for her safety and only wanted to use her first name diamond. but they tell us she's a fighter and she was responsive after her surgery but they want police to find the two men, who they think are responsible. >> somebody come here ape no something. >> reporter: plea from the aunt of the 13 year-old girl shot in the stomach by a stray bullet. the victim was on the front porch when chaos unfold in the 3500 block of shelton street midnight saturday. police found more than a dozen shell casings within the block, bullets went through the second floor bedroom
window and riddled at least three vehicles. >> they just went pop pop pop, pop and one after the the other. >> reporter: resident outside described two men running down the entire block firing away. >> i saw the the guys running and you know i didn't see their faces but i know they ran. there was no tomorrow. >> reporter: saturday east detectives returned to question neighbors to look for video and also, totaled damage vehicles for potential evidence. long time neighbors adore little will diamond. >> she played with the little kids on the block. she is an adorable person. >> reporter: diamond's family has this message for anyone with any information. >> at the end of the day now you know, me being a rat, me being a snitch it is not about that. it is about being a hero because the at the end of the day when they are grown adult this was a kid. >> reporter: at this point there are no named suspects. only description that police have is, vague and that the two suspects did have jackets
or who had ease tied over their heads. we're told that little diamond did have one bullet in her abdomen, that caused a lot of damage, to major organs. she's expected to be here at temple for some time. reporting live outside temple university hospital, annie mccormack for channel six "action news", walter? >> all right thank you annie. man in his 20's is in critical condition at penn presbyterian hospital today after being shot in the stomach in southwest philadelphia earlier this afternoon. it happened in the area of 70th and elmwood avenue just before 2:30. no arrests have have been made. police in philadelphia also investigating an overnight shooting in the logan section of the city this one happened on the 500 block of west duncannon street, a man in his 30's was sitting in the corner when he was hit four times in both legs. he was rushed to einstein in stable condition. no arrests have been made and no word of a possible motive at this time. a young, new jersey state trooper was killed during a car crash early this morning. he a and his partner were driving on 195 in upper
freehold township when their squad car hit a deer. "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live in the satellite center with details dann. >> reporter: new jersey state police calling it a tragic loss for their family. his family calling him a phenomenal young man with the heart of goal. state toe boheas lease identified trooper killed as 24 year-old anthony raspa based out of the hamilton county station. he a and his partner 29 year-old gene hung were on patrol on i195 in upper freehold township when their cruiser struck a tear dear at 12:48 this morning. >> the car veered off the road in the wood striking some trees. one troop her who died, he died immediately. the other trooper fortunately sustained relatively minor injuries. he has already been check out and released from the hospital. >> reporter: spokesmen captain steven jones says troopers were traveling east bound on the stretch of highway in monmouth county when their ford crown victoria struck the deer no other vehicles were involve. raspa was a graduate of the
152 class that graduated in october 2013 and lived in middlesex county. in a statement his family a says in part anthony was passionate about law enforcement and took great pride being a new jersey state trooper. he will forever be in our mind and in our hearts. >> the the last traffic fatality state police suffered was mark castleanos and that was on interstate 195 in 2010. >> reporter: authorities say that the last new jersey trooper to die while on duty was james hoops who died in 2012 after suffering a heart attack. anthony raspa family member say they are appreciative of the love and support. live from the sat center i'm dann cuellar for channel six "action news". an autopsy will be performed on the body of a baby brought to the hospital, inside of a duffle bag. authorities think that the baby boy was born on thursday, inside of a home on the 5800 block of norfolk street in west philadelphia. police are not saying who but someone brought the baby to the hospital, of the
university of pennsylvania, where he was pronounced dead. family friend tell "action news" that the the 22-year old mother was possibly five to six months pregnant and lived in that home with several family members. she is also hospitalized. no further information is being released at this time. authorities have determined that a man who was killed and stuffed in the suitcase in delaware county died by blunt force trauma. he suffered a stan wound also to the neck. body of the scott was discovered thursday on second street in tinicum township, by a man walking his dog. the death had been ruled a homicide. anyone with any information is asked to call 911. is there big changes coming to septa services in delaware county in just a few weeks. two major will trolley lines are being replaced by bus services for at least a few months. it will affect route 101 and 102 lines between 69th street and end of each route. buses will pick up commuters starting on june 15th and continue through september 6th. the cuss are being told to plan for an extra ten to 25
minutes of travel time. all summer long crews will work to upgrade tracks, repair bridges, replace overhead trial wire and improve warning system at crossing locations. all right. moving on to the accu weather forecast. it is pretty hot out there storms are on the way meteorologist melissa magee is at the big board with the first check of the accu weather forecast, hi there medical list. biggest difference today is the humidity is on the rise. it is definitely warm. definitely stick a cross much of the delaware and lehigh valley. currently in philadelphia we are coming in at 84 degrees. eighty-seven in allentown lehigh valley. seventy-two in the poconos. sixty-eight down the shore there in sea isle city and 70 degrees in beach haven. so here's the noticeable change. the dew point. that is how much moisture is not at months fear. in the meantime we have dew point temperatures from 65 to 70 degrees, you can still feel humidity overhead and it doesn't look like that will be changing over the next couple of days. we will show you big picture
storm tracker six live double scan radar 3-d. we have a ridge of high pressure just off the east coast, but they are clockwise wind. we are tapping in the southeasterly wind today. but on the western periphery of the high we are finding warmth clashing with the building heat and hugh in mid ity so we have pop up showers and storms across central sections of pennsylvania and some of that will drift closer to the 95 corridor. so we will talk about what we can expect for the the rest of the weekend. pop up thunderstorm is likely tonight but big shot of finding that, will be mainly north and west of that i-95 corridor. and then once again that thunderstorm threat continues on sunday as cold front gets closer to our region and it is wet and unsettled. we are tracking moisture and a hopefully much needed rainfall on the way. those details walter, coming up with the full exclusive accu weather forecast. >> thanks, melissa talk to you in the bit. there is no relief for people in parts of the texas where national weather service issued a flood watch. several more inches of rain is expect to fall in heyes county in the coming hours.
these are new pictures taken of the flooding taken from a drone there. at least 29 people have died in texas, and oklahoma, since the storms began, last weekend. eleven others are in missing. in dallas a major road will remain shut down for a week, as worker tried to pump out those flood waters. world news saturday will have much more on the flooding in texas coming up after "action news" at 6:30. much more to come on "action news" tonight hundreds of young people came out for a day of friendly competition. why this day was so important even the phillies fanatic made an appearance. also ahead sprucing up forum iser, dozens of people donate their time this weekend to get some local parks a little bit of the make over. plus phillies take on the rock toys day at citizens bank park, jeff skversky has sports when "action news" comes right back.
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new offices are located a at 1286 black rock road adjacent to the township administration building. after the grand opening officers held a open house where the neighbors they served were given the opportunity to tour the new space. in delaware commission of veterans affairs took time to remember the men and women who died serving our country. action cam was on the scene here at memorial plaza in new castle delaware. for this memorial day ceremony. memorial plaza a features a reflecting pool and memorial statue along with the memorial wall. wall contains the names of the 15,000 men and women from delaware and new jersey, who died fighting wars around the world. dozens of volunteers spent their saturday morning sweeping picking up trash making sure that local parks looked sharp just in time for summer. action cam on the scene here catching up with several people cleaning up the playground area at olney recreation center this community clean up day was hosted by congressman brendan boyle. dozens of pets will be sleeping in brand new homes tonight, paws northeast adoption center held a second
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more than 350 kids, hit a baseball bat today for a special tournament in berwyn, chester county. action cam on the scene here at 25th annual challenger day challenger's league gives children where type of disability an opportunity to play organized baseball. phillies fanatic also stopped bias you saw there. kick off a day of fun, more than 300 volume full volunteers made this whole day possible. it was a day of fun on the grid iron as well in the tioga a nicetown section of the
philadelphia. as part of the cities philly rising initiative, young athletes passed the pig skin with a few members of the philadelphia eagles. they didn't forget about those aspiring cheerleaders, this little girl worked on her dance moves with some of the best in the business. time for your check of sports and phillies roller coaster these days. >> backing up and trying to get out of the losing streak, at home. phillies season has hit yet another rocky road, and it is not even june. phillies trying to avoid losing six straight against colorado rockies which would tie their season high. feels like dog days of summer, already, around here and it is save a pet the day at the park. phils trying to save this series. they were no hit until eighth last night to day wasting no time, first inning, ryan howard with the rbi double. chase utley scores. phillies up one to nothing. aaron harang working with the lead but not for long. harang with the best era in baseball gives up two home runs including that to michael
mchenry. phils down one. ball stay in the yard. phillies tracking down at least most of them. how about ben reveer, robs extra base hit. how about this, in the event freddie galvis, what a play behind the back on the flip to chase utley. but jeff francoeur later in the seventh can't get this off the bat have of rafael noha in comes garcia and two more runs for rockies. right now phillies down five-two in the ninth. they are trying to avoid six in a row. hopefully they can get it going. while new eagles corner byron maxwell is guarantying a trip to the super bowl this season everybody else is going wow, wow it is only may. the season doesn't start for three and a half months. they have a lot of work to do before week one. chip kelly a says maxwell and malcolm jenkins are only two players at defense penciled in as starters right now.
others like kiko alonzo and eric rowe should improve worst defense necessary football. fletcher cox says he already sees a difference. >> everybody on the defense has got swagger. when you have swagger energy, and you can bring it out on the field weight room and locker room, it is a good thing. >> we have a lot of new guys, faces buying into the culture of how we do things and as well as get better on the field. we're not even near week one yesterday. that is to be determined. right now we're just trying to win this off season and have the best off season of anybody in the league and we're off to a good start. who says it is a monster jimmy johnson says it was love at first sight when he first laid eyes on the monster mile. but nascar driver has won the track record nine times heading into tomorrow's race in dover. in delaware they are running the dover 200 and these drivers, they might not like this track. watch 64 brian scott, 22 car gets loose and then he gets
hit, t boned became i dick. chris busher, races scott free, wins the race at dover matt kenseth finished second. union have kicked tonight to gear. after only one win in the first two months of the year union are playing their best soccer of the season. they are going for three in a row begins d.c. united at the top of the hour. second round of the lpga classic, lots of fans, even a turtle wants to see the action. defending champion stacy lewis struggling to make the cut. makes the the birdie. two over, and currently tied for sixth. and morgan, currently or later, the the shot right there, she's six under with a two shot lead, they are still on the course. collegiate rug by championship in chester. had handful of local schools playing including st. joes and penn state. first half hawks come out flying jumping out to a 12 to nothing lead. but no time left. lions roar back with a walk
off winner, michael washington scores. penn state comes back to win 24-21. the st. joes just can't believe it. they finished one and two. as does penn state. temple goes zero and three. at least kutztown they won two games in chester. >> they wear a beard instead of hell in mets good that will protect you. >> thanks, jeff. up next, meteorologist melissa magee has the exclusive accu weather, seven day forecast, stick around.
this morning. it benefits health problems for low income families this event has become a three-year tradition. well, time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee and it is still spring but feeling summerrish. >> it had has been feeling summerrish for past couple weeks, walter. very warm and stick toy day. that is the big difference. we will talk about the changes in the weekend. storm tracker six live double scan radar. it is dry and quiet in our region but off to the north and west harrisburg, pottsville, they are tracking very light scattered showers and thunderstorms. a lot of them say they will drift off to the north and east and then stay mainly west of the i-95 corridor. we will talk about specifics in a moment. outside we will go, sky six live in hd down the shore in atlantic city. still a cool place to be on a very warm day, cross inland locations. as at the shore currently temperatures in the 60's. people enjoying the ocean there and also the beach and the sand.
there comfortable out and about today. currently high in philadelphia just 87 degrees. the just 9 degrees above average. average this time of the year is 78. record check that out, 97 in 1991. so it is 84 in philadelphia. eighty-five trenton. seventy-two in the poconos. eighty-seven in allentown. lehigh valley we have southeasterly wind that pull president in the mild air. sixty-seven at the boardwalk in atlantic city. zero seven in beach haven. the here's the dew point. thinks level of how much moisture is not at months fear. anytime we have dew point temperatures in the middle 60's or higher. sixty-eight in wilmington. 65-degree dew point in dover. you can feel humidity overhead. unfortunately that is not changing over the next couple of days. here's why at satellite six with action radar shows you high pressure is to our east, and wind around that high are clockwise. what is tapping into that southeasterly wind flow. on the western periphery of that high we have all of this moisture clashing with the building warmth and humidity.
so frontal boundary draped to the north and showers and storms are starting to break out in advance of that frontal boundary that will continue to work its way east ward. future tracker six has this it is up and covered for the rest of tonight. 8:00 o'clock it is mostly cloud which a pop up shower or then are storm again mainly north and west of the 95 corridor. this cold front will get closer and closer as we go throughout the overnight hours. so on sunday at 6:00 in the morning some spot the showers are likely mainly north of the city but that cold front will try to get closer to us and with that said, 7:00 o'clock in the evening there could be showers and storms, and hopefully much needed rain, without the possibility of any severe weather. none the the less biggest threat tomorrow will be damaging wind and some, possibility of some small hail depending where this frontal boundary sets up. it looks like best dynamic tomorrow once again will be north and west of the city. if you are traveling down the shore, it is still a chilly daze in comparison to inland locations. sixty-eight, with sunshine giving way to increasing cloud, most of the day
tomorrow. it will be mostly dry. then we have the the sprint cup series taking place in dover at 1:00. it is warm with late day thunderstorm. 9:00 a.m., 68. 1:00 p.m. in the afternoon that temperature in at 85. call from accu weather for rest of tonight warm, sticky, tracking a spotty thunderstorm. dropping down to 70 in the city. accu weather forecast shows you cloudy tomorrow. p.m. thunderstorms igniting. high of 87. on monday, still unsettled with this warm front that is still wants to stay to the west. we will be warm on monday, a high of 80. that is a a big change in the forecast. rain lingers on tuesday high of 75. and then much better mid week and beyond with temperatures back in the 70's and 80's then walter. >> pretty summerrish. >> it will feel that way too. >> aspiring rockers took to the stage to show the rest of us how to do it. >> ♪♪ >> seven band from the music core after school program performed original and cover songs, ranging from blink 182
to david bowie. i heard of one of those. the action cam was at a world calf faze live in university city and showcase is held every year so students can show off their skills in music and academic. it is now a five-year tradition. abc world news saturday is next on channel six followed by fyi philly at 7:00 and melissa has a preview of that. >> summer shore special walter, thinks coming up tonight on fyi philly. it is down the shore special in cape may becoming wine country because of the between between bay and ocean. region is able to even eye longer growing seasons. we will take you on a wine tour coming up plus sweet treats and good eats down the shore, we've got you covered on fyi philly starting at 7:00 that sound summishish too. >> yes. world news saturday next on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we're back here on six abc at 11:00. for melissa magee jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter
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