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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara bloomquist is off, in the news a warehouse fire burns out of
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control in new jersey and the smoke can be seen all the way from space and bill cosby's legal team fights back. the accusations lodged against the comedian. and a shooting that left an officer hurt and a homicide suspect dead. this happened when police tried to serve an arrest warrant, and the officer only survived the shooting because of his bulletproof vest. lets begin with katherine scott at the scene where the shooting unfolded this morning. >> katherine? >> neighbors tell us you it's normally quiet here but not this morning where an officer was shot and a suspect was killed. that officer has been a member of the s.w.a.t. team for quite sometime. the member wears extra
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protective gear and that could have made all the difference for that officer. >> i heard gunshots and looked outside and there were a ton of police officers out there. >> this happened just after 6:00 a.m. s.w.a.t. officers entered a home where a murder suspect had been hiding out. >> it's scary seeing all of this happening here. >> s.w.a.t. and homicide detectives were serving a high risk warrants for devon rashad. police say he grabbed an object and took off running, officers say they couldn't sew with what he was holding until he turned around and fired. it hit the bulletproof vest on an extra flap, the suspect was shot deadand pronounced dead at the
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hospital. >> have you to react quickly. >> the officer was released from the hospital this morning with a bad bruise but otherwise he is expected to be just fine. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. lets switch live to "action news" reporter david henry he is at the torresdale campus northeast where the officer was treated this morning. >> david? we are withholding the name of the officer until police assure us that everybody has been notified. meantime his wife and parents and his brothers came to the hospital and you can only imagine the relief when they got the good news. >> the officer has a pretty nasty bruise and he is in stable condition. the officer was able to leave the hospital three hours after the shooting he is a 17 year veteran, this is the second time he is rushed to the hospital after being shot he took a
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bullet while trying to arrest a suspect in somer dale, he was released from the hospital with minor injuries the officer is 41 years old and has two children. he was able to go home to his family again because he was wearing specialized s.w.a.t. armor that is more robust than standard gore. >> if it was a stashed officer, the bullet was low enough where the vest has an extra flap that goes down and that is what caught the round. >> fortunately for the s.w.a.t. gear this officer is able to go back to his home to his family after a second time being shot in the line of duty, david henry, channel 6 "action news." rick? >> thank you. our coverage of this story continues online at you'll find the latest details about the officer and the suspect, and information about what led up to this morning's
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violence exchange, it's all right there right now at from our delaware newsroom a man riding his bicycle was hit by a car and is in critical condition, police found the 60-year-old man unconscious police say that he was struck by a vehicle riding on lancaster avenue. pieces of an atm went flying after it exploded overnight. police are now trying to figure out if the cases are linked. chad pradelli joins us live at the latest crime scene in hunting park. >> reporter: rick, police tell me that two cases are likely connected. here is the most recent case, that is the atm right there what is left it that is only the shell and the contents inside are being taken away,
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they are put in the rectangle of the machine, i am told it's likely an m 100 type of device an m 80 atf agents are out here gathering evidence looking for clues that will be sent to the lab for analysis, the device went off at 9:30 last night and the blast sent metal and debris 40 feet down the road. the two men put the device in the atm and they did not get away with cash because no cash was released. a similar incident happened on july 4th just a few blocks away from here. police have no suspects they are out combing the neighbor hod looking for surveillance video and i am told they will retrieve some in the next hour or two. i am told it will be released at
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that time. >> chad thank you. turning to accuweather now we are getting a break from the second heat wave of the summer sky 6 hd looking live at the jersey shore and it's a great day to hit the beach in cape may, we enjoy sunny skies and dry conditions. >> what a breeze blowing across the terrace, rick lots of sunshine and a few cumulous clouds popping up. it's so much more comfortable, take a look. 81 right now in philadelphia, lock at the numbers, sure if are you out working or walking around you'll want to keep cool drinks handy. the last three days, we have numbers on this map, not only over the 60 degree threshold for humid air but over the threshold for today. you have to look down to the south to find any low to
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mid-60s. a drop-off in cloud cover and there will be a little more as the afternoon goes on but it will stay fairly bright if you are headed to the pool, it's a great day for that or just spending time outside. remember the sunscreen, the uv index is running high. a high of 68 degrees and tonight's overnight low is 68 and toebt the hupt stays low rick it looks like we are in for this pattern over the next several days. i'll have all of this in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, but for now it's a great noon hour to be outside. more to come on "action news" at noon new video of a woman's arrest three days before she was found dead in her jail cell and a life saving hug, the touching photo that rescued two dogs from a shelter just in time for "action news" at noon continues in just a moment.
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firefighters are having a tough time with this warehouse blaze it started at a north
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brunswick car complex, there is so much smoke that is visible from space this morning. authorities have to evacuate apartments as a precaution. they have to call in water tankers from several counties crews decided to let the fire burn itself out. authorities in texas have released the video that gained national attention. it shows the exchange between the state trooper and sandra bland. it's now the subject of an investigation. >> get out of car. >> i will light you up. get out! now! >> get out of car! for failure to signal all of this right yeah. >> the video shows what happened when the trooper stopped sandra for changing lanes without a signal on july 10th the trooper says she became combative police say she hanged herself but her family is not convinced.
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her family says this points to suicide. we'll have more on this video coming up in a live report coming up on "action news" at 12:30. bill cosby's legal team is fighting back after the 2005 deposition they are asking to keep terms of that settlement with that employee secret. in that deposition, says that it was consent yul she says it should have remained sealed and the elements that were leaked out were taken out of context. there are 1,000 plus pages available of had mr. cosby and his own words what we see is headlines that grab one excerpt or two and misinterpreting them cosby describes the
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quaaludes as a party drug that people were taking at the time. cosby has never been charged. >> thee of the man that -- is he being detained in jordan, muhammad ziz lived with him for a few months last year, jordanian officials are trying to get the information about the time he spent in that country, investigators said they did not find evidence that he was specifically directed by someone to carry out the attacks. family members say he was depressed and in debt. the penalty phase is underway in the trial of colorado movie theater james holmes. he is convicted of killing 12 people in the summer of 2012 and now the same jury is deciding if
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>> the federal government is closer to approve the takeover of direct tv. the head of the commission recommended the $48 billion purchase and will create the largest provider of cable and satellite tv topping comcast, if the merge herb goes through at&t would serve more than 26 million subscribers in the u.s. they brought up homes at the fastest pace in three years. they soared to record highs. a national association of realtors show a 3% sales increase in june. that is the highest rate since
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2007. more teenagers are using the morning after pill. a new government report showed one in five sexually active teenage girls use it it and researchers say that it's easier to buy the emergency contraceptive today and it's available without a prescription. and typically costs between $35 and $50. a new experimental drug, shows promising news in treating people with alzheimer's disease and in a recent trial, it shows memory decline with treatment in the early stages of the disease and the drug will become the first on the market to show the symptoms. it would still need approval from federal regulators, well the "action news" team is working on news stories tonight at 4:00. here is alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a pro view. >> hey rick, more problems with
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planes, police are looking into reports now with lasers being shown into the cockpits of planes in new jersey and we'll have that story coming up and getting ready for the pope. his visit in september will impact more than just center city, they laid out their plans to handle the extra crowds and what it means for commuters coming over the bridges. a local tragedy is leading to fix a dangerous product. don't forget you can take us with you on the go if you have not downloaded the free 6 abc news app you can watch us live streaming from our tablet. quick break and accuweather stay with us.
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are. >> had to drag meteorologist,
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david murphy back inside a great day to be back indoors. >> the phillies have a get away game at 1:00. and the specials are hot and humid and it's a perfect day to be in the ballpark or outside. >> stormtracker 6 live double scan right now we have got no precipitation, as we take a look outside aboard chopper 6 hd looking at the gyro cam the ben franklin bridge is in the foreground and the sunshine earlier popping up you over the horizon and staking its claim over the region it looks to stay sunny along the way. dew point however is up you above 70 for three days in a row especially in the morning hours. now down to 54 it's the north-northwest wind, grabbing the dry air from the other side of the great lakes and sweeping it down to our region. and it's nice and breezy too, 10
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to 20 miles per hour breeze is what we are expecting today. 78 in allentown and 78 in reading and 79 in trep ton and 80 on the nose in wilmington and 81 up the coast in beach haven a lack of real significant cloud cover and we may even get a significant batch of it at times. generally speaking we are looking at sunny conditions, up in allentown lots of sun in the lehigh valley yesterday and not nearly as hot and a high of 83 warm and col drinks if you are working outdoors but still not bad. 82 down the shore. a pretty good beach day today baseball at citizens bank park the tampa bay rays with a get away game and 86 in the ninth inning with unscreen and cool drinks and the humidity is low and if it's your thing to be out in the warm weather it's a nice
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day to do just that. we'll hit at 3:30 or 4:00, lots of sun and less humid there is that breeze at 10 to 20 miles per hour. a few clouds around and comfortable conditions, dropping to 68, that is right around average, like the high, winds drop off a bit, out of the nice northwest well continue to get that dry air flow in we have an evening commute to worry about and not much worry sunny and humid and 84 by 5:30, by 7:00, 82 degrees out there. tomorrow is pretty much a repeat. we are getting a little breeze down out of it out of the northwest. coping us bright and kfrnlts with a nice breeze out of northwest, a high of 85 degrees, similar to today and in fact the boat will continue the rest of work week and into the first half of the weekend, the first half of the seven day with a nice day 86 and lots of
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sunshine much less humid than the next three days, sunny and warm on thursday, mid-80s as well. the same story on friday a seasonable high, and lots of sunshine and sunny to start the weekend and we'll get up to 88 degrees if your kids have baseball games, the gatorade and sports drinks and the humidity won't be all that bad. we gather the air from the southwest, it will feel more humid, a high of 88 on sunday afternoon and evening a pop-up shower or thunderstorm, monday 88 and lots of sun and a thunderstorm is possible. and then on tuesday, it locks like we are back to sunny conditions and it will be hot with a high of 90. not too shabby out there today though. >> thank you david well sometimes a touching photo can go a long way and in this case, it saved the lives of two
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sheltered dogs in california. that all changed when a pet rescue shared this rescue on facebook, they were flooded with officers of families that wanted to adopt them. more ahead in our next half hour off "action news" at none, chris brown is stuck in the philippines, the debt to a promoter that has him grounded. the $153 million lottery ticket that may have been sold in our region when "action news" continues in just a moment.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist david murphy. >> hello again sara is off and here are the stories we are following at 12:30 now ate police officer is out of the hospital after getting shot in the line of duty also the jersey shore is cleaning up after a nasty line of storms. and the video that officials have released showing the moments that led up to her arrest. >> now the details, a police officer was not in the line of
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doubty after an s.w.a.t. situation escalated in northeast philadelphia, it happened after 6:00 this morning at the north brook apartments, detectives were serving a warrant to this man who was wanted for murder an exchange of fire left him fatally wounded. "action news" reporter david henry is standing by where that officer was taken moments after the shooting. >> we are withholding that officers name, until that entire family has been notified. he spent hours here under observation at the hospital once again he is a very lucky man who walked away with a minor injury. after a very close call. >> the officer does have a nasty browse


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