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mply stabbed him in the neck. >> he said one down and two to go. >> the clerk stumbled from behind the counter and fell to the ground and the customers ran out as the employees were chased around the store and the suspect ran out and he cross the the street when a police officer was arriving and he fired several shots, and a bloody knife was next to him where he fell. >> he started working at the store yesterday, less than a week after visiting family in egypt. >> he visited his family and he called my brother and said you need work come down. and it happened today. it's just his luck, it could have been anybody else me or anybody else it happens to be him. >> the suspect is a known drug
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you addict that recently got out of jail and was not taking his medication the co-workers and friends sobbed as his body was wheeled out of the store they are all from the same town from egypt and their church came to pray with them. >> we are going to pray again and then send it to egypt. >> a return trip to his homeland that nobody could have predicted, apparently by a result of a completely out of the blue random act of violence today. live in atlantic city, david henry, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you david. emergency crews in buck county rescued a little 5-year-old boy from a well this afternoon rescuers responded to the scene on swamp road in buckingham township this afternoon, the well is about 10 feet deep with water in the bottom and the boy was taken in
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for treatment and has cuts and bruises. a private school administrator is under arrest. accused of inappropriately touching a student. 62-year-old george simmonds of wilmington served as principal of the concept school, police say he sent explicit texts and emails and the student who was 14 years old at the time and it then became if physical. >> a tremendous abuse of trust and tremendous abuse of his position of power over these children he is suppose to be taking care of. >> he is free on bail tonight and a preliminary hearing is set for thursday and simmonds was fired by the school. >> now newly unsealed court documents unveil that bill cosby admitted to buying drugs to give women he wanted to have sex
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with. annie mccormick is live outside of his home in elkin park with that story. >> it's not likely that any new criminal charges would be filed. but former district attorney, bruce caster will take a look at the deposition to see if in any way bill cosby did perjure himself. it will be up to the district attorney in the town where the deposition took place to make the decision. >> bill cosby is put on the spot about his use of quaaludes asking you gave them to other people and his response was yes and then asked when you got the quaaludes was it in your mine you would use these quaaludes for young women that you wanted to have sex with and cosby's answer again was yes. it's a glimpse into the lawsuit filed by a temple university
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employee in 2005, and more than two dozen made these claims that cosby drugged them and inappropriately touched them. attorney gloria allred had this response. >> the day of judgment is coming we do think. there can be justice. we'll see if the courts allow it. >> in light of the judge's decision yesterday former montgomery county district attorney, bruce caster, who is running for his old seat this fall. he said why he did not pursue charges again cosby, the case was not strong enough for fril but wanted to give the acourthouser a chance. >> cleared him from the possibility of arrest, and enable andrea then to use the civil courts to get some measure of punishment against cosby
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which she would not have been able to do if a threat of prosecution was hanging over his head. >> a settlement was reached in 2006 for an undisclosed amount. cosby's team released this satement, the only reason that cosby settle because it would have been embarrassing to put all of those women on bt stan and his family had no clue. >> there are people at cosby's home today we rang the door bell but nobody came to the door to make a comment. >> thank you annie. more than 20 businesses in upper darby remain closed after a massive fire burn there yesterday, flames caused major damage to the pay less shoe store because of demolition work nearby stores were not allowed to ownership and peco redirected power to the stores and the businesses open to reopen tomorrow. sweltering summer weather that is what we are stuck with
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tonight after another day of heat and humidity the mercury seems to keep rising. lets go to cecily tynan. >> we'll stay warm and humid and it shouldn't be quite as hot as today. today philadelphia hit a high of 91 degrees, the first day in the 90s this july, and the ninth day so far this year with temperatures in the 90s, you add the humidity, with dew points around 70 wilmington feels like 91 and dover 91 is the heat index and even on the beaches it's a warm day and the heat index makes it feel like 95 in sea isle city and the boardwalk in atlantic city. we are seeing some spotty downpours north of philadelphia that is all lifting up to the northeast away from our viewing area as we go a lot wider though, you can see there is a very strong cold front that stretches into the great lakes and the midwest, that system is
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heading our way tomorrow that brings us widespread heavy downpours and a few lingering into thursday and finally that front is moving through on friday and that brings a break of the heat and humidity, so today oppressive but i'm tracking the return of more comfortable air i'll talk more about that in the full exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. be sure to check 6abc.com/weather you'll find live satellite and radar images and the hourly forecast from accuweather and learn about the accuweather team itself by following our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. >> a young boy is hospitalized tonight by being shot in the foot while playing basketball with his family and friends it happened in the grays ferry section on south 31st street at 11:30 last night. the little 6-year-old felt pain after the gunshots rang out. he was rushed to the hospital with broken bones police are
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still looking for suspects and motives. a former coatesville high school teacher accused of having sex with a student is headed to jail mark hos ted letter is heading to 3 to 31 months behind bars, police say this he gave a student alcohol and had sex with her three times he did apologize to her during his sentencing. u.s. senator, pat toomey hosted a round table talking about two pieces of legislation he met at the offices of big brothers, big sisters the new legislation requires that employees that have access to students to undergo background checks and keeps teachers from quietly resigning when they are
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accused of a crime. former eagles quarterback donovan mcnabb was arrested ducis rogers has that report. and riding great convenient's batman ride is not enough to make you lose your lunch, you can ride it backyards, a look at what roller coaster fans say about this wild ride.
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miles per hour on batman is a ride you won't forget. >> it was a different experience and it felt like my face was getting ripped off and i was concerned that the 1:30 was no be long enough but it was just right. >> they do a ride backyards on 200 feet of track when you can't see behind you don't know what is coming you want to have a go and then you wait and wait and it finally goes and it was fun after the drip. acting governor was there at the park to kick off what she calls tourism tuesday, highlighting different attractions. >> i love the beach everybody knows the beach is there but there are other things to do in new jersey. >> she gamely boarded and rode the batman ride that has more twists and turns than new jersey
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politics. >> should we call an ambulance and get you a tums. >> it was great backwards and forwards. >> i could not go on this ride but some people love the thrill and some say it was better invy verse. >> i was dizzy but it put a new game to batman. >> 82-year-old ted hunter rode the backyard batman 20 times holy cow batman it's going backwards but suppose to be one heck of a ride. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news."
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ducis here with sports and more trouble for a former eagle. >> he has been in trouble for this before, donovan mcnabb is arrested for driving under the influence this happened in gilbert, arizona on june 28th he was arrested for rear ending
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someone at a red light and he was taken to a holding cell before being released. he served a one day jail sentence in 2013 for dui. also in arizona. the womens national team won the world cup on sunday and a rally was held in los angeles this morning, carly lloyd is still on cloud 9 and it doesn't sound like she or her teammates are coming down any time soon. >> first of all these ladies behind me couldn't do it without you all. every single one of you so proud of this team from the defenders from the top the coaching staff and support staff everybody collectively we got the job done and i'm so proud to call this my team, every day it feels good to wake up as a world championship and that feeling won't get old, every single game felt like a
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home game, because of you guys whether you were there or here cheering us at home. we won the world cup baby! >> thankfully no chase utley moment there. the sixers and celtics meet toebt in summer league play another chance to see okafor in action, there is optimism with the flyers too they opened the team's developmental camp today thank is their top pick, ivan he has a decent shot to make the team at the start. he likes what he has on the ice. >> a great group of kids, young kids, and we are excited about our group and everything we have been talking about building and drafting and developing this is kind of the front end of it it's exciting for us. >> to baseball life on the road
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for the phillies continues to be tough, they are in l.a. again tonight to face the dodgers, it was high drama but not in the phillies favor. ryan howard smacked a two run home toward give the phils a lead, but jimmy rollins came up with the team tied, and he drove in two runs with a single and rollins had two hits again his former team and the phillies lost 10-7. djokovic is on to the finals at basketball and won a five set victory today. serena williams is on to the semi finals after winning today. she wins and next up for serena an old foe maria sharapova. future tennis stars may have
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giving support. >> very nice. it's like a steam bath out there, i went running at 10:00 i came back and looked like i was swimming and i was soaked and two more days of this and friday will feel nice stormtracker 6 live double scan showing that we don't have much activity in the former downpours, we have had some spotty downpours north of philadelphia and there is one cell now moving through princeton crossing plains bro road and no lightning strikes with this, a heavy downpour but we are in the month july, that typically has the most lightning deaths in the suts. united states. the accuweather highlights stay safe, when you hear thunder get inside. when thunder roars go indoors, because there is no safe place outside during a thunderstorm, so far this year, 17 people in the united states have died from lightning strikes, normal to date nine, so this is the most
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deadly year since 2009 with lightning strikes, we are going to have activity tomorrow afternoon, we'll have a few rumbles of thunder and mainly though looking for heavy downpours and looking at late in the afternoon at 4:30, when well be most active, with the high humidity any storms could have localized flooting tomorrow afternoon is looking active. right now 89 in philadelphia down from the high of 91 that is 4 degrees above normal and that is the ninth time this year that temperatures are in the 90s, allentown 84 and millville 86 and the ocean water 80 that is like bath water 80 degrees in sea isle city satellite 6 along with action radar showing this showers and thunderstorms stretching from the great lakes
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to the midwest, this is what is moving in tomorrow afternoon that brings downpours in the afternoon and ahead of it warm and humid and 89 for the high and not quite as warm as today but certainly very sticky and this front will stall and low pressure develop as long that and that bring a round of showers and thunderstorms this is what to expect tomorrow. in the afternoon and evening this is where we get the scattered downpours, not everyone will see them. but those that do could have 1 to 3 inches of rain in a short period of time and that means ponding of water on roads and localized flooding and a low threat of severe weather and damaging wind withes and again those temperatures could cause problems. if are you down the shore the showers will be pretty late, some sun followed by increasing clouds be afternoon downpours with a high of 83 degrees, definitely put on the sunscreen
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the exclusive accuweather forecast, for wednesday scattered afternoon and evening downpours, a high of 89 degrees on thursday still warm and humid and 86 and a wave of low pressure along the stalled cold front brings us north round of showers and thunderstorms, it looks like this will be later likely around 7:00 across our viewing area and could have lightning and heavy downpours, on friday a breath of fresh air the sunshine is back and the humidity is low and you'll feel a change in the air mass, 86 degrees and saturday we bump it up to 89 and sunday increasing clouds and could hit 90 for the tenth time this year. be monday warm and muggy with scattered showers and thunderstorms and 88 and still unsettled on tuesday, tomorrow warm and muggy and takele umbrella you'll probably need it in the afternoon. >> thank you cecily. finally tonight a new playground is open for business in south philadelphia, counsel woman hosted the opening of the
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playground playground. they needed a safe place for kids to play in the neighborhood. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, adam joseph and ducis rogers and join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for jim gardner, cecily tynan ducis rogers and it's entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass see you at 11:00.
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>> reporter: tonight breaking news. we are on the scene, that mid-air collision, the f-16 that sliced right through a plane. at this hour the search the passengers in the small plane dead. >> we need to get an ambulance back here. >> the fireball and you will hear from eye witnesses. new developments in the case of the young woman, the daughter taking a stroll on a pier and allegedly shot and killed by an undocumented immigrant. the anger tonight being heard clear across the country. the dangerous commute. this car hydroplaning slamming into another one on the side of the road tonight preparing for flash floods from california to vegas, from louisville to pittsburgh. you've seen him in ads for subway. tonight authorities sweeping into his home and major action now from subway. and the women of team usa. this just in tonight, they are getting a para

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