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thieves who struck close to home. next on "action news." thieves who struck close to home. what's the only thing? oh my gosh he's married. he's a kleptomaniac. he's a pyromaniac. he's a total maniac. hey! hey! go back to your wife you sociopath! leave slow internet behind. get the wi-fi you need for better streaming. the 100% fiber optic network, is here. tea? get out of the past. get fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v >> they dime port richmond in philadelphia tonight to remember a 22-year-old woman. to spill tears and ask the question, how could this hanen? but happen ten did late last night one bullet to the head claiming life of stephanie
dzikowski the big story on "action news" tonight is the latest in the murder he of a mother of a 2-year-old girl. while the neighborhood is stick when grief police are huptsing for the killer. live at police headquarters is sharee williams, sharee. >> reporteer: jim the family and rallying behind that-year-old girl. nothing can replace that mother's love but her family is there for for her. it was the boyfriend that found her motionless on the floor. they continue to search for the shooter. >> we ask you to on merciful loving arms to receive stephanie into your kingdom. >> prayers went up tonight for stephanie dzikowski. there was a vigil to remember the 2-year-old. philadelphia police say she was shot and killed in her own home while her 2-year-old child was close by. ryan dzikowski.
>> ryan is her brother. >> she was making a better life for herself and daughter and now she's gone. >> one by one family and friends left candles and notes and pictures and stuffed animals in memory of the young mom. a touching scene at stephanie's grieving father brought beautiful flowers to place on the memorial for his daughter. police are reviewing this surveillance video which may have the killer fleeing down armingo. joe lives down the block and saw a glimpse of him. >> he went straight up towards somerset. >> bright balloons were made in her honor. those that snow stephanie knows he wants to. >> i'm not going to sugar coat this and make is seem like anything it was not you went into a female's house and
killed her 234 front of her child, he's a chump. >> family and friends outraged and disappointed by the loss. police needing help from public. if you know anything or have any idea who that person is in the video detectives wants to hear from you. live at police headquarters sharee williams "channel 6 action news," jim. >> thank you, sharee. a 13-year-old boy followed his natural instincts to flee as begun fires shattered as he raised away on his bicycle he drove into the path of a car. the boy was taken to the hospital for treatment. fortunately nobody was struck by bullets. >> mees are trying to figure out who opened fire at 7th and spruce at 8:00 tonight. "action news" was on a 00 block east rockland street in the feltonville section of philadelphia where we saw evidence of a child shootout. marked cars and windows and
side of homes and the gunfire erupted at 2:40 overnight. based on where the bullets were found it was coming in all directions. >> luckily nobody was hurt. >> cecily tynan said that fal falling dew points would make it feel much more comfortable today and indeed it was. and but that doesn't mean our heat wave is over and indeed it is not. live at the big board cecily what's the late word from accuweather. >> our heat wave continues to the weekends and this officia officially makes it fourth day in heat wave number three although yesterday 91 with heat index felt like 100 asked with due minutes 50s drier and it fully felt 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. but right now it's a warm, friday night, philadelphia, 79, allentown 70. wilmington 76 millville 67 and cape may 73. during the day you get mixing of air. that's why dew points drop to
50s. tich beingly at night they rise somewhat. dew points in the low 60s. it's slightly humid and dew points drop into the 50s tomorrow. so we will have a dry day but again will be hot. satellite 6 and action radar showing high pressure over the tennessee valley and that's keeping us with the winds out of the west. the dry, warm whipped. there is one little felt tour fouchd here. close to the poconos tomorrow could touch off isolated shower or thunderstorm. nothing widespread. most of the region will be rai rain-free. weekend kickoff tomorrow mostly sunny, 91. fifth day in heat wave. down the shore you'll get that brand land breeze not a seabreeze. warm, 88 in poconos. race weekend in the poconos, sunny, 80 and isolated thunderstorm and i'm tracking return of humidity and more stovrmz i'll talk about that in the full accuweather forecast 7 day forecast, jim. >> authorities are explaining
out a little girl trapped in sweltering girl in energy until was rescued after a police officer didn't take any guests. this was also her camera. this is a police officer that broke the window and build the little girl outside she was drenpied in sweat and all alon alone. they started to run the license plates and the mother holding another child showed. >> not sorry she could have died. >> the mother was charged with child endangerment and released on own recognizance and toddler was treated at the hospital and released to custody of her father. >> governor of california is declaring state of emergency to combat 18 large wildfires burping tonight. right now there is no relief in sight. dry vegetation and triple
dimminget temperatures that fueled the flames in northern california thousands are been work ago around the clock and emergency declaration will allow faster deployment of resources including national garld if necessary. >> this say big onech the federal government is coming through with almost 23 million tlarz so the fire department can hire 160 new firefighters and "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live at engine 5 ladder 25 in east falls and da dap, big news for the fire department. big news for city. >> you're right, jim, this say major victory for the philadelphia fire department. it's had to pay major over time costs oaf the years because of short aming of firefighters. this is a game-changer and for those looking for a job you may want to get the applications in. >> it's real great news. 2.9 million dollars to help our hire additional firefighters, excellent.
>> philadelphia fire firefighters responded to almost 50,000 fire calls this year compared to 44,000 the year before. attrition and other factors the department losses 8 0 to 110 a year and to make up for it the city spends millions in over time. lastary alone it recoiled her to just it allows us to hire those fire fighters to replace those that were retiring. it's great news. >> the federal emergency management agency awarded money to the department as part of a federal adequate fire and emergency response program and when fire department staff areas applied for the glants was no certainly they were going to get the money. >> not everyone that applies for a grant gets awarded grant. so for us it's great news because we put a lot of hard work into applying for it and we were ang usually awaiting the news. >> with the money the department expects to be able to hire 160 additional
firefighters. >> great day for the fire department and great day for city of philadelphia. so even though we get to hire those members they're going to serve the community. it's a great day for the city of philadelphia as a whole. >> now the department says the process is hire the additional firefighters has already begun. under provisions of the grant all must be hired within the two-year period. live in east falls for me i'm dann cuellar "channel 6 action news." >> wilmington police made progress in a murder investigation from last week. they say 18-year-old. it ashia mitchell was arrested for killing 29-year-old james rogers on the home of west fourth street bottom and then stealing the victim's car that according to police. mitchell was taken into custody in new york city and is expected to face extra doytion dell sglel arrests came in a jewelry theft ring involving
friends offers of this area. >> 100,000 was in loose diamonds snatched tindle. that business was hit twice in 2013 and 2014. new jersey troopers say four of the six suspects are now in custody and authorities are still looking for angie rodriguez and juan ramirez both from new york. >> husband of a woman killed in may's deadly train crash is suing amtrak for wrongful deat death. rachel jacobs was unof eight people killed when it arrived twice. it was home of-year-old sop. she was computing from her job at a philadelphia tech startup to her home in new york when the crash happened. amtrak said it will not fight liability and crash related lawsuits. >> help of call or had an opportunity tonight to get together for a unique event sdpind to explore race, culture
and community. and the event is called beyond sxex takes held at the philadelphia theater company suzanne roberts in center city on south broad street. it showcased localage you'res telling stories and addressing social issues and challenge. still to come on "action news" tonight the wunter becomes the hunted and officials in africa are demchbding that an american dentist face justice over'and plus ducis rogers hears from cole hamels about his career if philadelphia and he's not the only philly leaving and one small step off a plane and one giant leap we'll show you the free fall that went into the record books. cecily. >> temperatures won'ting fal falling over the weekend. we're tracking more heat on the way. the end of the heat wave is in sixt i'll let you know when in the accuweather 7-day forecast. >> and sudden death of a wrestler who made a huge name for him in the sports heyday.
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and kitchens where every meal is >> this was the scene today on the small french island of reunion as officials prepared that wing fragment for a flight to france. that's where investigators will try to determine ft. part called the flapperon dpraim missing malaysia flight 370 the plane disappeared 16 months ago and if this is a fragment it drifted thousands of miles across the indian ocean. >> zimbabwe is seeking extradition of american dentist that killed a protected lion. u.s. government officials say paler is coop riteing with the investigation. he killed a line nimd cecil who was lured out of a park using dead animal as bait. conservationists fare for his cubs. when a male levdz others
usually kill the offspring. >> scouring 50 nautical miles from florida to carolinas trying to find austin stefano and perry cohen while the boat was found capsized no other trace of them was. it's been a week. teens were experienced boat rz by all accounts and it's believed they got caught in strong summer storms on the we waterch the families vou to search this weekend with volunteers. >> wrestling fans are mourning loss of one of the sport's best known names rowdy ruudy piper died at 61. born rodrick too manys was one of wwe biggest names rising to fame in 1980s and there's no world how he died but his agent says he died in his sleep. >> this announcement caused ju juplation by the chinese delegation they won winter
olympics in 012 and they're the first to host winter and summer olympics they were site of summer games in 2008 and president of international olympic committee todays is a safe choice we know china will deliver on its promises. >> hillary rodham clinton campaign released eight years of tax returns to show she and bill clinton have had a profitable post presidential life. they have earned $139 million between 2007 and 20e 14. they have paid 44 million federal taxes and donated 15 millionto charity. most of their income has come from speeches to corporate and interest groups by bill and then hillary as well after she resigned as secretary of state. >> congress has kicked the can down the road again on highway spending but at least that road will are paved. today president barack obama signed a three-month patch to
keep fundz flowing from mass transit and highway projects. he khaingt advertised congress for a short term fix. the senate passed long term transportation bill yesterday and is awaiting action in the house. >> an experimental ebola vaccine showing promise in the latest human trials. protected 100% of participants. the vaccine worked on thousands of people tested in guinea. researchers are hopeful it could control the epidemic in west africa it's license toed new jersey merk but is yet to be used by regulators outside of the vaccine trials. the head of philadelphia's fbi office is on his we out tonight after a storied career. edward hank owe served with the bureau for 29 years overseeing cases ranging from mobsters and drug king pins to this week's
indiet the of chaka fattah reflecting on retirement he is most proud of his work locking up child molesters and important oing pers. >> i don't believe anybody could tell the holy father what he can and can't do. he'll do whatever he want to do. we'll plan and prepare to make sure all the areas he may go to are covered if you will and we'll keep fingers crossed. hank jp o said it's not access or daily intelligence he'll miss but men and well of fbi he worked with so long. >> only one way to break the record by diving in head first. 164 jumpers locked heads and happened not heads but hands please not heads and built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation today in the skies over central illinois. they crushed the previous record of 138 differs and it
took 7 planes to gets them all in the right place at the right time and link up midair. it still was not easy on this friday attempt number 13 turned out to be the lucky sglun amazing video. >> scored fairy video and feat i would say head sglivrt let's get the accuweather for dpraingt sdmrt jirjs halfway through the heat wave and it continues through the weekend. stormtracker 6 double scan showing we awe are very dry. blue skies today and blue moon tonight. let's go live on sky6 looking at temple university cam are and what a clear night. a great shot of the moon and it is in fact called a blue moon not because of color we're having a debate it's like the dress is it blue and black or white and gold. it's called the blue moon because it's second full moon in month and only happens once every three years. it won't happen again until and
january 20 18. a lot of people asking on the facebook page moon doesn't look blue to me that's what it's called it's 7 the in philadelphia. allentown 70. trenton 76. cape may 73. millville dropped town to 67. and millville currently 76. this is great image, water vapor and shows high humidity ingreen and this pushed well down south and east in that orange color that's dry air that will be with us through the weekend. even though the dew points will below generally in 50s it's going to be a warm weekend the dome of high pressure squeezing all the moisture out of the atmosphere and wind out of the west. afternoon high, 90, 91 both days that high pressure sneaks east as we head to monday and that brings winds south west more humid flow of air and monday will get streamy.
race weekend in the poconos looking good tomorrow for truck series and lots of sunshine a week fronts could touch off isolated storm should not be wide spraet 80 and sprint cup siri on subject spec tack awe floor, low humidity and high of 80. >> up welling in the oceans. air temperature tomorrow with land breeze nearly as warm as up land. 88 degrees. green flies mayen biting on surngsd sunday any and warm, maybe a little seabreeze late in the day and high of 87. the forecast, it's hot and dry heat through the weekend 19 tomorrow we keep it same 91 sunday. monday we bump to 94. dew points rise into 60s. it will be more steamy and possibility of isolated storms on tuesday likely the last day in our heat wave. 90 before a cold front blows through and drops temperatures to 87.
thursday we'll be on the cool side and active day with showers and thunderstorms 83 and friday sun mixing with clouds with high of 85 degrees. it looks like we have four more days of heat wave before temperatures drop back down into the 80s. >> can we go back to the pipingt of the moon. >> looks gray and white to me. >> it's blue you. >> think it's gray. >> i think it's gray. >> i want to know what our viewers think. >> okay. >> tweet us with what you think it is. i say it's blue. >> let's vote. >> they're putting a filter ton it's looking gray, no, no, no, it's blue. >> full moon was cause for celebration -- it's blue -- of blue sick under the sky at the jersey shore tonight♪ this is symphony and soul at abseecan light house and fundraiser for those that helped maintain the light house in addition to hearing great music guests had a chance to climb the light house and tour music guests had a chance to climb the light house and tour the guard earnings.
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are where he pitches. hamels was at the park to gather belongings and say good-bye along with his fellow pitcher. he was a philly through and through. >> i always wanted to be here and fight. that's kind of what the motto has been is fight eup phils ape believed in that and tried to live that so you don't ever want to count us out i didn't ever want to be counted out but i understand this is nature and this does happen. >> we've had very, very competitive players play here in philadelphia. i would put them up against any competitor weaver had or any athlete we've had here in philadelphia. >> hamels was in the rangers dugout tonight and rangers waste no time unveiling their five. the phillies were active at the trade deadline. ask ben revere he's been traded to toronto for pair of minor league pitchers.
revere has been traded before and he was not surprised. >> it's always tough leaving friends but it's business side and you know going to toronto they have a great group of guys i know a couple guys out there. but you know, it will be fine. we'll go to canada and have that training and hopefully make a playoff run. >> phillies left behind who battle with braves tonight again this seems to be rejuvenated baseball team. phillys put up a few crooked numbers first four snot first upping off the bat of ryan howard bases clearing double he drives in season high four runs on night. they then score five nrunz fifth inning. check out the grab by justin in the bullpen he catches homer in his cap. you don't see that every day. phillies win 9-3 and they won
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putting somebody in the wall of fame. this is steve carlton and mike schmidt and you never think you're in the same group with some of these guys. like i saidelier to be mentio mentioned in that group is huge honor. >> looks like he could still play i think. >> yep. >> thanks ducis rogers need a button. >> "jimmy kimmel live" followed by "nightline". ed helms and music from josh stone. "action news" continues at 5:30 for cecily tynan, ducis rogers, the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner, have a great the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner, have a great night and a good weekend