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is hospitalized in critical condition. an off-duty philadelphia police officer fires his gun when he is confronted by a would-be robber. we're keeping eye on the storms to our west that may move into the area, but first we're going to have a beautiful day. >> reporter: tomorrow those storms arrive and some of those could arrive with a pretty good punch. we're tracking the potential for severe weather and drenching downpours. that's your sunday right there wall-to-wall blue skies and no humidity, just the way we like it. 68 degrees trenton 635. the poconos got down to 35 degrees you've rebounded a little bit, 47 chilly up there especially since we're? june. millville, 67, the shorepoints coming in at 61. satellite and radar nothing going on up and down the eastern seaboard that's the way the
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sunday will play out. very relaxing out there today. sunshine and passing high clouds that's about it. 78 degrees is the forecasted high. which is two degrees below average for this time of year. lunchtime, 74. 3:00 p.m., 77. 6:00 p.m., 76 degrees, so, again, picture perfect out there today. things will change tomorrow after 4:00, 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon, strong thunderstorms roll back in, heavy drenching downpours we're heating up by week's end close to 90 degrees, i'll have the details in just a little bit. >> the big story on "action news" is sunday morning, the search for a driver who hit a high school football and kept on going, the south jersey teenager is hospitalized in critical condition. the action cam was at the scene early this morning at hook road and lee avenue in pennsville. the 17-year-old boy was heading home from his girl friend's house on the skate board when he was struck. pennsville police say they found
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key evidence scattered along the road. >> now we have a possible description of the vehicle being an an with serious front end damage at this point right now. >> reporter: the teen a pennsville high school player in critical condition in delaware with head injuries and other injuries. if you spot an alantra with front end damage pennsville want you to give them a call. police in philadelphia are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run it happened on the 3100 block of ridge avenue in strawberry mansion. the vehicle was traveling westbound on girard avenue from ridge. the man was rushed to hanheman hospital. the search is on for a gunman who tried to rob an
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off-duty police officer overnight forcing him to fire his own gun several times. it happened in the city's brewy town section. police say the officer and his girlfriend were approached by a mantua rifle who tried to rob the couple about 1:45 a.m. the officer fired his weapon five times at the mann, then ran off. the off-duty officer and his girlfriend were not hurt. police have recovered a rifle from the scene. in north philadelphia, police are searching for a gunman who tried to rob a man of his jewelry overnight. a 57-year-old man was shot in the thigh when he was attacked as he arrived home at the intersection of cornwall in north philadelphia. the two struggled over the necklace the would-be robber pulled out the gun and fired. the suspect ran off. the victim was rushed to the hospital in stable condition with a gunshot to the thigh. a street performer from philadelphia who became a fan
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favorite on a nationally televised singing competition has died. anthony riley left the show earlier this year to deal with substance abuse issues. he was found dead inside a home on center city. friends say he took his own life. he sang outside reading terminal and penns landing and independence hall. in allentown a vigil a was held for a young girl who died after falling from a 4th floor window. flowers and stuffed animals were left at the scene where 3-year-old and her 5-year-old sister fell. they were rushed to the hospital where the 3-year-old died several hours later. her sister is in critical condition. the case has been ruled an accident. authorities in camden county found the body of a man they say murdered his ex-girlfriend. he hanged himself at the home of another ex-girlfriend. chad perdelli has more. >> reporter: the outside of carole browne's home is adorn
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with birthday balloons she would have been 40 years old. there are no cheers, a closer look at the driveway and blood stains the concrete. her ex-boyfriend ambushed and stabbed her inside -- outside the home. he would be on the lam for three days when he hung himself. friends remember her as a gentle soul. >> she was a wonderful girl. very loving. >> reporter: three years ago her husband died in a motor ikele crash. friends say after his death,ed friend michael eitel was there for her. it turned romantic and eventually deadly according to police. michael eitel has a criminal record including a kidnapping arrest. her co-workers say he began stalking her after the break up and she got a restraining order but it didn't protect her. >> i was scared for her all the time she was having the problem
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i think she hit and i a lot. >> reporter: there was a reward for information leading to his whereabouts, since he committed suicide it appears no one will be claiming it. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> 9:06. more than 1,000 people packed a wilmington church to say goodbye to beau biden. ♪ a service was held yesterday at st. anthony of padua church politicians military leaders and celebrities from across the country came out to remember the former delaware attorney general and son of vice president joe biden. president obama deliveredment -- the eulogy praising beau biden as consumate sun -- son and public servant. >> beau biden was an original, a good man a man of character. a man who loved deeply and was
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loved in return. >> beau biden died of brain cancer last weekend he was just 46 years old. among the many who paid their respects to beau biden was chris martin the lead singer of cold play. ♪ just say you'll come ♪ ♪. >> as you hear there the funeral malice ended with an amazing tribute by martin cold play one of biden's favorite bands, when he heard biden was a fan he performed at the funeral service. of course we have complete coverage of the funeral on our website at 6abc.com. you can see our collection of photos and videos from the funeral that includes video of president obama's emotional eulogy and musical tribute by chris martin. from our new jersey news room a crowd galleried in
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haddonfield -- gathered in haddonfield township to greet a soldier who returned from the middle east. he had lots of cheering and clapping for private yesterday. he graduated from garfield park academy and enlisted in the national guard in 201. since then he earned his share of military honors. the freeholders named the day in honor of the private first class. many bicyclists are hitting the wall. racers from 36 countries are taking part in the international cycling classics. riders are tearing through the streets of roxborough, lemon hill and east falls and manayunk and they have to conquer the deep inclined known asle wall. it was a thrilling finish to the belmont stakes in new york this weekend.
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>> american pharoah easily beat its rivals to become the first triple crown winner in almost 40 years. >> this is all for you! >> reporter: american pharoah called the once in a lifetime horse now in the record books as the 12th horse in history to win the triple crown. 147th belmont stakes took off with the fans roaring and rooting for their favorite thorough bred. american pharoah took the lead early and never looked back staying ahead of the pack the entire mile and a half race. and the champion earning his title winning the trip crown in two minutes. >> it's the third time, i've been here twice, i feel like are a loser now i feel like a
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winner. >> reporter: american pharoah jockey and trainer. >> i told victor in the paddock, dude he is read, ride him with confidence and he did. >> reporter: sweet and rewarding, the owner taking home 800,000 triple crown winnings, american pharoah worth more than $20 million. >> he looked unbelievable, focused honest, relaxed full of energy. >> reporter: american pharoah defeated 31 challengers on the road to making history. the last time there was a triple crown winner 1978. elizabeth hur abc news bell month park, new york. >> there's much more to come on "action news," why actor johnny depp was kissing a woman while jacked as captain jack farrow character. many in the plains are
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no. not possible. we're the settles! when we go on vacation, it's hard to find, like, those little activities that are kind of fun and educational. i think with williamsburg, you have all of that educational part rolled into the fun. it's already here. this is probably the most fun i've had all summer. >> people in parts of nebraska are being evacuated from their homes due to high water. the big blue river is overflowing it's banks. that forced official to i shall evacuation orders. -- issue evacuations orders. volunteers have been filling
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sandbags to stop some of the water from entering homes. hopefully everybody follows the evacuation orders. >> reporter: it was a little more than half -- three years ago it was the worst drought they had in more than a half century. now there's so much water there you can't do anything. a huge turn around. live on sky 6. we haven't had any weather like that to deal with. we had drenching downpours other than that it's been quiet around the delaware valley. today it's quiet as well. i think you'll like today nice and comfortable, temperatures in time upper 70s for highs. 68 dewpoint, 55. light breeze out of the east at 7 miles per hour. there's a very inviting sight on the boards in atlantic a much better beach day today than yesterday. expect sunshine down there and temperatures in the up 60s and low 70s.
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atlantic city, 62 same thing with sea isle city. the winds out of the east all day expect to pick up the sea breeze. 49 in the poconos. philadelphia closing in on 70. satellite and radar nothing going on it's quiet across the mid atlantic states that will be the trend through the first part of tomorrow afternoon. we'll zoom m -- into this right here, complex of showers and storms barreling through the high plain states pushing into the great lakes. milwaukee, chicago about to get slammed. this will produce severe weather up and down the northern tier states this afternoon. that area shifts. this is the area highlighted. it includes some of the major cities in the county. chicago, saint louis cincinnati detroit wichita and heartland of the nation states. all that is to shift east as we get into monday. philadelphia baltimore washington, d.c. under the gun for severe weather later on. it streams back through kentucky and the deep south. it's a large area of the county
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that will pick up severe weather over the next few days. future tracker 6 whatever you have planned outdoors it's a perfect day don't forget the sunscreen. lots of sunshine. tomorrow morning sun a few clouds mixed in that's about it. tomorrow afternoon late in the day, after 5:00 p.m. in the evening hours well get the pop-up showers and storms. note the red colors, the pinkish shades represent drenching downpours, like what we saw this past monday. it continues monday night into tuesday morning. when all is said and done some areas could see 3 inches of rain. it depends on where the storms set up. you get underneath a storm expect a good soaking. right now the idea is for the northern portions of the area to pick up the heavy rains and the southern portions to miss out the complete opposite of what happened this past must not. poconos raceway mostly sunny very refreshing, very enjoyable. 67 degrees to 68, 69 that's the forecasted high.
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jersey shore much better today. ocean temperature 60 degrees, a little bit of a breeze out of the east 10 to is a miles per hour that will keep the temperature down lots of sunshine, 69 degrees on the sand. western suburbs, mid to upper 70s of reading delightful, 77. beautiful in allentown, 76. wilmington, 76. dover, 74. millville, 75. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast enjoy the comfortable weather now because we're warming up nicely as we as we get into thursday, friday and saturday. 85 tomorrow, be only the look out for heavy-hitting thunderstorms late in the day. tuesday is quiet to start, there could be an isolated shower or storm in the afternoon. does not look like that will be severe, 87. wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, it's quiet and hot temperatures near 90. higher humidity levels and sunshine. june it's what we like to see this time of year and we'll get it. >> thanks chris. a south jersey family is shooting for a spot in the guinness book of world records.
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the atkins family created what they hope is the biggest cup of lemonade. they sold lemonade to benefit alex's let lemonade foundation. 8 years ago the family received devastating news their daughter a 14-month-old lilly had a brain tumor. the good news lilly is now 8 years old. we'll be right back.
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>> "healthcheck" this morning a new study links the use ever common pain killers and sedatives to the increased risk of committing murder. researchers in finland looked at data of men and women convicted of homicide. they looked at the their use of sedatives and ant depressdepressants and pain killers.
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the biggest surprise was antiinflammatory pain killers correlated with a 206% increased risk of committing homicide. a report says most americans say a problem with alcohol don't get help. rates of alcoholism has increased by 40% since 00 #. four out of five never receive treatment. men are at the highest risk. unmarried people who have measure we had oregon through a divorce -- or gone through a divorce appear to face increased risk. shower water blackout a common practice trying to expand their lungs and breath holding capacity. the blackout happens quickly as you see in the video. the 18-year-old faints from lack of oxygen. santa barbara before a -- santa
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barbara, california bans the practice. a local poll -- water polo player died. >> we want to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> reporter: michael phelps, is trying to raise awareness of the practice through a public service announcement he made with u.s.a. wilmington. we'll be right back.
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone 9:24 sunday morning time for the travel forecast.
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the only partly of the country that's seeing any weather is the western great lakes states. this will pull through late in the day tomorrow, this will swing across the mid atlantic states just like that. severe weather up and down the i-95 corridor into new england. the weather coming out of the gulf states states, that will pull into the great lakes and the ohio valley and the mid atlantic. everybody east of the mississippi river will feel very summer-like. this is comfortable stuff across the mid atlantic. 60s and 70s just to the west we're already showing 80 degrees, that's the warm front right there stretching like this. this will be pulling east over the next 24 to 48 hours. everybody is quiet the exception being chicago flying into midway and o'hare. seeing major delays because of
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thunderstorm complexes logan okay newark, all are quiet lots of sunshine. erin. a new york college is the latest to accept transgendered women. bernard college will extend it's mission to include transgendered women. they will grant applicants that consistently live and identify as women regardless of gender. transgendered men born as females will not be accepted. bill gates has given a friendly advice on the value of a college degree. he is a college dropout and has no higher education degree. but he admits he got luck in pursuing a career in software. he explained that earning a degree helped graduates get more rewarding higher paying jobs it
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helps the american economy as a whole. on the people scene it was an interview one reporter will never forget in australia. michelle got up close and personal with actor johnny depp who was dress in full captain jack character. he feels taking a break from filming when, yeah, she asked for a kiss and johnny depp gave it to her, it didn't end there he took her microphone and led her down the dock in his waiting beat. the security team was not that thrilled. tapper said this made her day. >> why cannot we get an interview like this. >> there's an job opening i'm aplaying for. >> more to come on the sunday morning edition of "action news." mickey mouse's home in florida proves to be a popular tourist destination for families. a big day for a little boy who gets to spend a special day with his favorite nfl team. those stories and more and plus,
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meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast live when "action news" continues. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was being with the whole family. it was amazing.
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into his own home last night. >> accuweather says enjoy the weather today because we may have storms during the workweek. >> meteorologist chris sowers is outside chris it looks nice out there. >> reporter: i wish it would stay that way. we have no humidity and bright blue skies, 64 in pottstown tanersville, 57. poconos got into the mid 30s first thing this morning no frost, but mid 30s. awful cold for the start of june. warrington, 65. chester, 65. levittown, 58 into south jersey and delaware we go, gandys beach, 67. nice morning on the delaware bay. 67 in buena. smyrna, 68. avalon checking in at 63 degrees satellite along with action radar nothing going on, they
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this is going to be a picture perfect day. temperatures in the 70s phillies taking on the giants, day game, 1:35 start time. you had an early shower yesterday and most of the time it was nice. today beautiful, 75 degrees for the first pitch and by the 9th inning 78 degrees, if you're down the shore if you're doing boating or fishing on the ocean front. it looks good, seas 2 to 4 feet. light chomp. expect mostly sunny skies and light breeze out of the southeast 10 to 15 miles per hour. when i come back we'll talk about changing conditions and the potential of severe weather come monday afternoon and maybe flooding. i'll have the details in ten minutes, guys. >> thank chris. a major manhunt is underway for two quicked murdersers
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who -- convicted murderers who escape from a maximum security prison in new york state. >> reporter: this morning an all-out manhunt for two killers on the loose. u.s. marshals, the fbi along with hundreds of state and local officers setting up a road block searching with k-9s and helicopters going door to door. >> be on the look out for two escapees. >> reporter: richard matt convicted of kidnapping and beating a man to death and dismembering. and david sweat behind bars for killing a sheriff's deputy shooting him 28 times. >> they are dangerous and we want to make sure they don't inflict anymore pain or anymore harm. >> reporter: the men last seen at bedtime discovered missing at
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5:30 bed check guards finding swelters stuffed underneath the covers to full regular bed checks. the man cutting their way through concrete walls carving through brick walls and steel grates. using power tools they obtained without the guard his' knowledge scaling through 6 stories of prison pipes and emerging outside the prison in the streets. they are waiting for the killers to make a mistake which will land them back behind bars. >> here at home, philadelphia police are looking for a suspect in the shooting that left a man in critical condition. it happened in north philadelphia. police say the man was entering his home before 1:00 a.m. when he was shot once in the back. the man was rushed to temple university hospital.
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so far no word on suspects or motives in the shooting. bullet casings littered the entrance of wharton square park overnight. the happened before 10:00 p.m. at 24th and reid streets. a 24-year-old man was shot several times. he was rushed to penn presbyterian hospital for treatment. there were no arrests in the case. >> the man hunt for a teenage couple referred to as a manner day bonnie and clyde is over. the two teens were arrested after a police pursuit in western pennsylvania. the 1r50 andy 16-year-old -- the 15-year-old and 16-year-old were armed before they crashed a stolen vehicle and tried to make a run for it before they were caught. they had a 6 day crime spree across three states. they are being investigated for crimes that include armed robbery and car theft and fleeing from police. a woman hit by a shattered
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bat at fenway park is hospitalized, but expected to survive. she was struck by a chunk of broken ballot. she was rushed screaming -- broken ballot she was rushed screaming off the field by paramedics. her son and husband looked on. >> our thoughts and concerns our prayers go out to the woman who was struck by a bat a scary moment. in 2009, major baseball put stricter standard on ballots to avoid -- on bats to ray void accidents -- to avoid accidents like this one. a bus driver foiled a kidnapping system. the bus driver thought the man and child matched a description from a recent amber alert. he contacted the investigators
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who were waiting for the suspect. >> i opened up door two gentleman walks out calm, cool and collected and they take him down on the spot. >> good work by the bus driver. the boy and his parents were reuknighted at the police station, the suspect is behind bars. south korean officials say a 5th american in the county has died fromers. health officials say there's no indication that the virus will spread throughout the country. health experts say the virus spreads through close contact with infected people not through the air. >> in china rescue workers family members and others held a tearful memorial service for those lost in the cruise ship disaster in the yangtze river.
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431 people died when the eastern star overturned last week. 11 people are missing. crews pulled the badly damaged ship out of the river on friday. authorities tribute the overturning to sudden severe winds which has placed the captain and his first engineer in police custody. president obama is in the german alps for the government-7 summit. he started his visit by celebrating his partnership with the german county. the president said the relationship between germany and the u.s. is proof that conflicts can end and great progress is possible. the seven leaders plan to discuss their concerns over the extremism in europe and the russian ukraine crisis. an antiprovety group has --
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antipoverty group has sent up balloons with the pictures of the g7 leaders they said they should not meeting and instead go home and change the way they run the economy. marissa marie bailey will be on inside story on 6abc. she took questions from brian taff. she was a democrat most of her life, but became a republican because she said only someone outside the democratic party is capable of carrying out the dramatic changes the city needs. >> i can't i didn't want to associate myself as the party of status quo the party of corruption looking to help people fighting corruption and greeld that greed
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that has taken over politics in the u.s. >> watch it all today at 11:30 followed by "action news" at noon. this weekend the first official portrait of prince george with his sister princess charlotte was released. take the look at the two siblings, does it make you want to have another baby, nydia? >> yes. the pictures were not taken by a professional photographer. proud mom, the duchess of cambridge did the photos herself. >> they are the perfect family, they are just adorable, i love it. a whole new meaning to recycling. we'll tell you about the material coca-cola bottles are being made from. this is not supposed to
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happen two wings clip each other as they pull out of the terminal. now an investigation is underway. now looking live sky6 live hd wilmington, delaware, it's a beauty out there. 67 degrees, getting into the 80s today. good weather for the phillies game. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >>
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who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing jake from state farm? [ jake ] uh... khakis. she sounds hideous. well she's a guy, so... [ male announcer ] another reason more people stay with state farm. get to a better state. ♪ ♪ >> federal aviation officials are looking into an accident between two southwest airline planes. it happened at burbank bob hope airport in southern california. you can see the wings of the two planes touching. they were pulling away from the terminal when they bumble into one another. passengers were boarded on buses and returned to the terminal where they were booked on opener flights. both planes were taken out of service for repairs and inspection. >> 9:42 time for accuweather we have a great day ahead. >> reporter: live on sky 6.
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look at this shot, guys, that's not cape may. that's not cape may, they told me cape may. it's wilmington. there's cape may. [laughter]. and now there's nobody on the beach. oh well. there were folks on the beach. on the left there's people sitting right there. yesterday yes drenching downpours down there and over an inch of rain. today you'll have the the opportunity to sit on the beach. 68 degrees back here in philadelphia. dewpoint, 55. nice and low very refreshing outside this morning. winds out of the east at 7 miles per hour. 64 in allentown. reading, 62. poconos 53. delaware warming up nicely. wilmington, 66. dover, 67. millville, 67 degrees, one thing we've earn joyed over the last few days are the lower documents. we've had documents in the 40s and 50s tomorrow you get into the 60s it's a little more
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humid. tuesday, wednesday thursday, you'll notice the muggies and throw on the air-conditioning unit as we see temperatures close to 90 degrees you factor in the humidity. it's increasingly more uncomfortable as week wears on. farther out to the west, southern great lakes there's shy town, this will weaken this afternoon, another one will flare up the front that's causing this weather will shift east. it's couple of fronts. today they are out to the west, that's where all the weather stays this marches east as we get into tomorrow afternoon. that brings us our shot and a half severe thunderstorms around here. future tracker 6 no issues today, combination of sun and clouds really, really nice stuff. tomorrow morning bright and sunny, few high, thin clouds, monday afternoon after 4:00, 5:00 p.m. we'll see the showers and storms developing we get the reds and organs and purples showing up again those are the
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drenching downpours rainfall rates one to two inches an hour. possibility of small-stream flooding in parts of the area. the model has this area north of the pha turnpike -- p-a turnpike picking up 2 to 3 inches of rain. another good soaking on the way for parts of the area. poconos mostly sunny and 70 degrees, how's this for a shore forecast. ocean city, 71, atlantic city, 689. even the delaware beaches nice and enjoyable. rehoboth beach 74. cape may 69 degrees, ocean temperature, 62. philadelphia, 78 normally we should be around 80 this is a good day. sunshine and passing clouds, very comfortable out there. overnight tonight partly cloudy and seasonable. 57 degrees north and west, 60 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows, again, just a couple of showers and storms late in the day for monday, whatever you see more
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than likely it's going to be heavy. 85 slight chance of a storm clouds and sun wednesday partly sunny 86 degrees, wednesday the humidity starts to crank up. thursday humid, 89 it will feel like the low 90s. friday we're posting 90. heat indices in the low 90s and saturday, 89 degrees. maybe rough stuff tomorrow evening. >> be sure to check 6abc.com/weather for storm tracker 6 live radar and the hourly forecast. >> this probably comes as no surprise the happiest place on earth is the most popular. florida's magic kingdom is the most visited theme park in the world. 19 million people visited last year. up 4% from 2013. disney dominated the list with nine of its park. universal studios in japan was
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when we go on vacation, it's hard to find, like, those little activities that are kind of fun and educational. i think with williamsburg, you have all of that educational part rolled into the fun. it's already here. this is probably the most fun i've had all summer.
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>> coca-cola has unveiled a new bottle that's made of plant material. the 100% renewal packaging was unveiled at the food technology
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conference. no word when it will go public. royal mounted police stood on a street corner holding a sign. you can seem the sign reads i am not homeless, police looking for seat belts animal cell phones. he looked for offenders and he road around aer and telling which cars to stop. 11 tickets were handed out in an hour. 9-year-old signed a one day contract with his favorite team, the cleveland browns, he was treated with a limo ride to the practice area, he met the team's president and watched a film with the general manager. he got a private coaching
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session with the brown's head coach. he got his own jersey and locker and met players on team. he suffers from a rare genetic disorder that causes the i am noon system to breakdown. we're thrilled his wish came true. back to you. >> if you have a little one at home who loves trains, i do, i bet harrison does, too you want to the head tote lego display at the barrington fire company. check out all the trains going around the track. there's a 3-dollar admission fee it's happening from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the firehouse at second and haynes avenue. we'll be right back. and a whole lot of fun. mini babybel. snack a little bigger!
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>> sports now, the stanley cup finals is tied at a game appeals. the lighting eerchld it up and -- evened it up and beat the blackhawks 4-3. the series shifts to chicago. philadelphia passion smarty jones -- parks smarty jones came close as as well as i'll have another, sunnyside. 13 horses were close but no cigar until american pharoah smoked the field at bell month. look at this an hour before the race, american pharoah looked tired and bored, he is yawning but he wakes up. >> american pharoah is running to glory here it is, the 37 year wait is over.
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american pharoah has won the triple crown! >> reporter: finally can you believe it? the longest triple crown drought in the history of the sports finally over yeah, american pharoah the first since affirmed in 1978 to win the kentucky derby, the preek ntz and the -- preakness and the bell month stakes. >> so much energy this horse has, he trained this horse perfect. unbelievable for this race. >> when i saddled him i could tell, i told victor in the paddock, dude he is ready ride him with confidence. he did he kept on rockin' and rolling what a feeling, it will take a few days to sink in. >> reporter: it may take time for this to sink in, as well. american pharoah worth an estimated $50 million. for the phillies san francisco has been a giant
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pain in the you know where. the phils have not won a series at home against the world series champs in 4 years and they have down themselves no favorites this weekend. phillie phanatic the only entertainment at the ballpark, the phils singing the blues. san francisco scores 4 times in the third. gonzalez did not get out of the thirding in. in comes dr. mcgowen and two runs. phils down 6. in the bottom 4 just always everyone is leaving to get up to get crab fries bases loaded grand slam. phils get within two wait until you see this, grand slam and you don't get a win. phils with the tieing run at the plate in the 9th knock, they have lost ten of their last 12. fans could not be in in a
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better mood after this, sons of ben union looks like to new york city. game two in the nba finals. tip off tonight at 8:00 p.m. look for andre iguadola to guard labron james. lamar high school class of 2015 includes 8 sets of twins and that's not all there's a set of triplets, what he was going on going on in that town. the principal said it's the most he has ever seen graduate at the same time. >> for those of you who don't know our chris sowers is a twin. >> i didn't know that. >> there's much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." a couple of up in -- nuptials
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welcome back it is 10:00 a.m., sunday june 7. eva pilgrim is off, erin o'hern joins us. the search is on for a driver who hit a high school football player and kept on drive in south jersey overnight. the teen is in critical condition. an off-duty philadelphia police officer fires his gun when he and his girlfriend are confronted by a would-be robber. >> meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board. >> reporter: a promising afternoon coming this afternoon. lots of sunshine and comfortable temperatures, wind coming in off the water. 68 in wilmington, philadelphia, # 0. allentown, 68. high pressure is over top of us, you can see what it's doing no cloud cover out there. it's over top the mason dixon line. the air sinks underbeneath these
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areas of high pressure. this is the dominant feature in the weather pattern. over the next 24 to 36 hours this complex of showers and thunderstorms will pull through. 78 degrees normally we should be around 80. lunchtime, 74. we'll climb in the upper 70s this afternoon. sun sets 8:27 no humidity out there, a picture-perfect finish to the weekend. things get interesting come tomorrow afternoon as the complex pushes into the delaware valley it becomes more unstable. the possible is there fore severe weather for everybody. possibility of hail and strong winds. i'll talk about that in the seven-day forecast they didn't see you in just a bit. >> chris thank. you the big story on "action news" this sunday morning is the search for a hit and run driver that left a local high school football hospitalized in critical condition. it happened in pennsville, salem county overnight.
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katherine scott joins us live from the scene with more on the search for the driver. "good morning america" cath katherine. >> reporter: good morning, aaron and nydia the victim is 17-year-old junior from pennsville high school high school. he is in critical condition with his parents at his bed side. he was skate boarding home when it happened. the road is open right now. this is where police were for hours overnight vesting the hit-and-run. the search is on for the driver. it happened on hook road by lee in pennsville before 2:00 a.m. he has severe head injuries and injuries to his lower extremities. they believe the striking vehicle is a hyundai >> right now we have a possible subscription of the vehicle as
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being hyundai reran serial numbers and obtained the information for the vehicle. we're looking for high high hyundai. the victim is an outstanding football player in pennsville. anyone with any information is under to call police, again he remains in critical condition at christiana hospital. we're live in pennsville katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you,. in philadelphia, police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run that left an 18-year-old in critical condition. it happened at 10:00 p.m. on the 3100 block of ridge avenue in strawberry mansion section. the vehicle was seen traffic on girard avenue from ridge. the victim was hushed to hanheman. the search is on for a gunman who tried to rob an
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off-duty philadelphia police officer overnight forcing him to fire his own gun several times. it happened in the brewerytown section of the city. the officer and his girlfriend were approached by a man with rifle who tried to rob the couple at 1:45. the officer fired his weapon five times at the man who ran off. off duty officer and his girlfriend were not hurt. police have recovered a rifle from the scene. in north philadelphia police are searching for a gunman who tried to rob a man of his jewelry overnight. a 57-year-old man was shot in the thigh when he was attacked as he arrived home at the intersection of cornwall and fair view street. they struggling over a necklace, the suspect fired a gun and the victim was rushed to the hospital in stable condition. the man in camden county who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to
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death last wednesday ended up hanging himself at the home of another ex-girl friend. body of ellen degeneres was found home -- body of michael eitel was found hanging in the home of an ex-girl friend. he stabbed carole bowne in her drive away. she had a protection of abuse order against michael eitel. >> i was scared for her. >> reporter: the owner of the hair slarn said michael eitel was -- salon michael eitel was stalking her and broken her car windows. >> delawareans said goodbye to beau biden. the funeral was held at st. anthony of padua.
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many came out to remember the former delaware attorney general and son of vice president joe biden. president obama delivered the eulogy praising him as a selfless son and consumate serve haven't. >> he was a man of character, a man who loved deeply and loved in return. >> beau biden died of brain cancer last weekend he was 46 years old. >> among the people who paid respects to beau biden was the lead singer of cold play, chris martin. awe you hear there the funeral mass ended with an amazing tribute by martin. coal play one of his favorite bands. when he he heard was was he a
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fan, he offered to perform at the service after the performance he embraced members of the biden family. we have collection of photos and videos from the funeral that includes video of president obama's emotional eulogy and musical tribute by chris martin. >> 10:0:67. in malaysia rescue teams have recovered more bodies following the earthquake. the search continues for 6 climbers who became trapped on one of southeast asia's tallest peaks. most of the climbers made it down after waiting 9 hours waiting for a helicopter to pick them up. in yemen militia targeted military headquarters killing two dozen people. it comes days after rebels fired a scud missile in saudi arabia. 22 people were killed in the
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rebel held capitol city of sinaa. iraqi troops are pushing into the key northern iraqi refinery town that is held by isis. a general in charge. interior ministry said his troops have raised an iraqi flag on the government building in the town. he said his troops are advancing in other areas of the town. isis has held the town for almost a year. the push against the militants comes a months after isis took control of mosul the second largest city. a town comes together in haddon township to greet a soldier home from the middle east. there was lots of cheers and
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clapping for first class jeer my osmond. he earned his share of military honor. the county freeholder named the day in honor of private first class jeremiah. after a three decade drought there's a new triple crown winner in horse racing. >> the 37-year-old wait is over, american pharoah is final the one. american pharoah has won the triple crown! [cheers and applause]. >> listener to that roar of the crowd over the announcer as the american pharoah won the belmont stakes to take the triple crown. the colt led all the way by 5 and a half lengths. he became the first horse in 37 years to sweep the derby the preakness and the bell month. he is the first horse since 1978 to win all three races. many of the world's finest
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bicyclists are hitting the wall this morning. hundreds of racers from 36 countries are taking part in the philadelphia international cycling classic. rierldz are tearing through the -- riders are tearing through the streets of roxborough, manayunk and lemon hill and they have to face that area known as the wall. calling all anglers the division of fish and wildlife is inviting the public to a free fishing weekend. it's a chance to try your hand at fishing. if you're interesting you don't need a fishing license but you need a fisherman identification network number. call (800)432-9228. all good summer activities, right? more to come on "action news" sunday morning, if you like food you won't want to miss the great chef events.
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dozens will gather right here in philadelphia this week we'll have a preview of the big event. plus flooding concerns force people in the plain states out of their home, we'll have the details on that. right now you're taking a live look through sky6 live hd through our temple university camera the tennis court there great day to get on the courts. you can see people hitting the ball on the courts nearest you. the chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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>> people in parts of nebraska are being evacuated from their homes due to the high water as the big blue river is overflowing it's banks. volunteers were busy filling sands bags to stop the water from entering the homes. >> we could have flooding here tomorrow right? >> reporter: doesn't look like what we saw this past monday, but still there could drenching downpours out there. let's get you outside we're down in atlantic city. really looks very nice, there's the view. get a good spot because today will be a nice beach day you have a sea breeze kicking in. temperatures in the upper 60s low 70s, very very delightful on the the sand. storm tracker 6 live double scan no issues out there. tomorrow evening could get interesting around here, though, as system currently blasting chicago marches east and moves
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into our neighborhood. upper 60s north and west, millville, 69. trenton, 67. poconos 56. you got down to 35 degrees in the mountains. mid atlantic showing clear conditions there's that little batch of showers and storms. we'll zoom in here first look at how quickly this is marching through the great lake states. youthis is what we call a bow echo. the winds are so strong behind that it's forcing this line out from what we're seeing down here. this is where you're picking up 50 to 60-mile an hour wind gusts that will march east over the next 24 to 48 hours this brings severe weather into our region tomorrow evening. tomorrow we start out with sunshine and clouds building during the day. after # p.m., 5:00 p.m. be on the lieutenant for heavy hitters. this is a cold front but the air behind it is mild. this is more or less a winds
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shift front for us, we're in the 90s in the search day forecast. you'll see that in a few seconds. future tracker showing no issues, combination of sun and clouds, nice stuff tomorrow morning, sunny conditions, tomorrow afternoon you'll see cotton ball-puffy cumulus clouds building, 5 or 6:00 p.m. we'll see thunderstorms developing. one or two could be strong, winds possibly over 60 miles per hour. as this model was showing this thing did a good job with the downpours yesterday in cape may county. this has been a hot model as of late. showing the downpours in parts of the area. reds and oranges. when all is said and done, the model is putting out 3 inches of rain. if reading if the model is contract. the bulk of the activity passes north of pennsylvania turnpike. good news the pollen count
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regardless how much rain you'll see, the pollen count is low tuesday, wednesday thursday, no issues out there. for today, a few passing high, thin clouds, comfortable winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. from start to finishing temperatures in the mid 70s no humidity out there 3:00 p.m., 77. 6:00 p.m., 76. perfect day for the beach. maybe you like it a little bit warmer you can but it's better than yesterday that's for sure. 69 degrees mostly sunny skies on the sands. easterly winds keeping the temperatures down. ocean temperature chilly, but it's climbing around 60 degrees, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, late day storms expected tomorrow, 85, tuesday the slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. otherwise a mixture of clouds and sun, wednesday is quiet 86 degrees, wednesday you start to notice the increase in humidity. thursday, 89. friday, 90. saturday, 89 remember you need 3 consecutive days of 90 degrees or higher for a heat wave.
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we'll see what happens. dozens of the world's most decorated chefs converge on philadelphia for one of the biggest charity fundraisers. alicia vitarelli has a sneak peek. >> reporter: for ten years this is the 10th anniversary. >> it's crazy to even like to think about that. >> reporter: enter the past decade the vetri family has raised millions for alex's lemonade stand and the fight against child hooted -- childhood cancer. >> this brings together the top chefs from not only around the county but around the world. >> jose is coming. >> reporter: iron chefs and only chew's iron chef michael simon. >> he did my everyone else and
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i do his events. he is awesome. >> reporter: there's an party with a special guest with a massive vetri madeospiedo. >> it's the length. wake in which is 15 feet. we caught up with vetri the 8th of his philly restaurant family. >> people in rittenhouse were like bring the pizza here. >> this is our first restaurant in the area. >> the rittenhouse crowd got it's own pie. >> chunky tomato on here, crushed red pepper and garlic and olive oil. >> reporter: ten years of great chefs. >> ten years of great which he was event.
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>> reporter: for channel 6 "action news" i'm alicia vitarelli. >> there's more on the event posted at 6abc.com. we'll be right back. i'm whoopi goldberg and new york is my home. there's no place like it in the world and no better place to lean about the people who shaped who we are today. hear about the lives of slaves in colonial new york and about the fight to abolish slavery. pick a stop on the underground railroad and visit the home and grave of one of new york's most controversial citizens. a journey in new york is a journey through history. plan you next trip at iloveny.com/summer. there's something for everyone.
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>> look at all the people relaxing at the shore, of course that is cape may that you see right there. taking a live look through sky6 live hd a little cool on the beach today that sea breeze kicking in around 69. still a beauty if you're heading to the shore.
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>> reporter: of course we are at the "action news" bird, with odd and -- big board with odd and unusual pictures of the week. the wedding video could be the most hitech you've ever seen. the entire ceremony was put online. the reason her mother couldn't attend the wedding she is battling late-stage cancer. it was streamed live so her mother could watch it from the hospital bed. the bride had a a go pro camera in her bouquet. there was a production crew to capture the entire event. the couple is enjoying their honeymoon. what a nice gesture for mom. the animals and very resourceful one this picture was taken by a woman who kansas, she was surprised to see a raccoon seeking refuge from the rain underneath the umbrella on her
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mail box. it tries to climb on top and get under the concrete umbrella attached to the mail box. the white house had an unexpected visit a red tail hawk was spotted on the northwest ledge of the president's east wing residence. this is a picture of the hawk. not intimidated by the white house at all. our odd and unusual pictures of week. back to you. >> meteorologist chris sowers will have a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. we'll be right back.
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taff with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, guys, coming up on a special edition of inside story we'll have an important conversation with a woman whose name you may not have heard before, but she want to change that. marissa bailey is a republican candidate for mayor. how will she overcome history and become the first woman to hold the job. crime the economy and education coming you happen on inside story at 11:30. >> time for accuweather. citizens bank park, phillies taking on giants. beautiful day high temperatures in the upper 70s he, -- no humidity. we'll have a system swing
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through across the great lakes. the potential is there for severe weather and minor flooding that's small-stream flooding late in the day. first part of the day all right second partly of the day active. tuesday, quiet warms up, temperatures near 9. >> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next. martha raddatz has a preview on the fight against isis. >> reporter: good morning, coming up on this week we're taking you inside the fight against isis to the nerve center of the u.s. campaign overseas. plus and exclusive with scott walker. is he the next republican frontrunner and that thrilling triple crown vic to her, all that and more on -- victory all that and more on this week. "action news" continues at noon and here's some of the stories we're working on for
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you. a teenager is fighting for his life after a hit an run in salem county. in the market for a new dentist we'll help you find quality care at the right price. for chris sowers, erin o'hern and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han have a great morning, we'll see you at noon.
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>> announcer: starting right now on a special edition of "this week" -- an abc news exclusive. for the first time ever our cameras revealing the persian gulf nerve center the heart of the u.s. campaign to take down isis. martha raddatz with the men and women fighting america'ses most dangerous enemy. plus the gop's man to beat. wisconsin governor scott walker is iowa's early front-runner. jon karl with the exclusive interview. and making history. >> american pharoah has won the triple crown! >> announcer: the first triple crown winner in 37 years. did american pharoah just put horse racing back on the map.

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