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nomination. >> and more violence breaks outs in coatesville area high school we have the latest. but the big story is the search for a hit and run driver who struck a little boy on his bicycle. police have surveillance video of the collision and the suspect's vehicle. now they have to find the person behind the wheel. katherine scott is live with the update on the victim's condition. >> reporter: we are told that this little boy will be okay. he was taken to the hospital in stable can be. the search continues for the driver this afternoon. they saw this little boy riding up and down the block as he sometimes does and suddenly we heard a loud crash. >> my motherly instincts kicked in and i came out and held his hand. >> they heard a loud crash outside of their home and the surveillance cameras caught the moment when a toyota camry hit
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the boy on his bicycle. >> i said lay still and be calm. >> he said i want mommy. >> it happened at 4:00 yesterday afternoon and after the collision the car kept going, the driver flipped the car inversion and past the little boy lying in the street and then the driver flees. >> he pulled of to the side of the street and did not stop or anything, and slammed the car in reverse and went down to the alley and drove away. >> the camry was recovered a few blocks from the scene and police say the child is a kindergartner and his mother came to the scene and he was taken by ambulance to the hospital. >> that was scary, poor little thing. >> police are working to determine who was behindle wheel. if you witnessed this accidents you are urged to call police. >> katherine thank you. firefighters are on the scene of a stubborn three alarm
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blaze in bethlehem, a home went up in flames before 3:00 this morning. this is the 1600 block of east eighth street. we are working to find out if anyone was hurt. more violence has been reported in coatesville area high school. officials confirm there was at least one fight at the nine-ten center this morning. we are working to confirm other violence incidents. previous incidents were caught on camera and they are addressing any concerns. another hot day and the humid conditions are creeping in, living live from sky 6 hd. a thunderstorm is possible late today and for now people are getting outside to enjoy the early taste of summer including
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here at fairmount park. lets get the latest for karen rogers in for david murphy this noon. >> it's feeling quite warm and we are turning up the heat from here. wait until you see the forecast for the next few days. look at these temperatures throughout the neighborhood here 83 degrees in quakertown and pottstown, we are at 86 in saint davids and chester. 86 in levittown and right now lets check the suburbs in new jersey and 87 in browns mills and 88 in vineland. 83 in wood vine in the boardwalk in a.c. 78 degrees. and 91 in smyrna, delaware, 85 in delaware. right now temperatures well above average, normally a high of 77 degrees. we are going above that today. satellite 6 along with action radar showing that we startd this morning with a lot of high, thin clouds and they really broke up. a lot of showers in central pa tries to make their way into our
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area and fell apart as they did. most of us stay dry and only a slight chance of a shower in the northwest suburbs. showers are well off to the west in that image. by 4:00 p.m., 88 degrees, our high today is 89 and temperatures more than 10 degrees above average and 5:00 p.m. 87 and lots of sunshine filling in with high clouds. 7:00 p.m. we are down to 82. the only weather issue we have is an air quality alert. that is where the sensitive groups like the young and elderly you want to watch for that as you head out. what about the big holiday weekend? we have changes coming our way. we have more on a heat-up and changes in the seven-day forecast. >> thank you karen. new jersey lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on a rescue package to save atlantic
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city from bankruptcy, both the senate and the assembly have packages that would eliminate for now the threat of a state takeover. the state is gives them five months. to come up with a budget. chris christie will decide quickly on whether to veto. donald trump has the necessarily number of delegates to clinch the nomination in cleveland, ohio in july. megan is live with the details. >> reporter: good afternoon. good news today for donald trump we have confirmed that he has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch this nomination and at the same time bad news for hillary clinton, as she faces new questions about what she says is an old story regarding her emails. >> hillary clinton under fire and the inspector general's report and the first response to the release, she tells univision
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it won't be an issue. >> there may be reports that come out, but nothing has changed. >> even though they say she had an obligation to do so. it confirms her assertion that another secretary of state used private email accounts too. >> it's the same story, just like previous secretaries of state i used a private email, many people did and it was not at all unprecedented. and there is prospects of her two aopponents debating each other. >> we would have high ratings. >> bernie sanders tweeting game-on and is looking forward to debating trump. musical guest the weekend and belly canceling their performance on jimmy kimmel not
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wanting to share the stage with trump. and protests are getting increasingly violent. >> get him out. out! out! don't hurt him. i say that for the television cameras. >> and we'll be hearing from it's trump himself in just over an hour. ahead of his third major policy speech this one on energy. >> megan thank you. we want to get to some breaking news to the german town section. chopper 6 hd is over an accidents in the german town section now involving a 14th district police officer and a civilian car, it happened at is the intersection of german town avenue and price street. the officer was responding to a priority assignment when struck by a private vehicle. the officer was transported to einstein by a medic and is in
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stable condition now. the woman driving the other car was taken to einstein and her condition is unknown at this point. this is the intersection of german town and price. as we get new information we'll give it to you on air and online at >> there is more to come on "action news" at noon, the sound of gun fire had fans running for the exits during a concert in new york city. >> plus, the damage for a massive tornado on the ground for 90 minutes in the nation's heart land.
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nearly two dozen homeowners are picking up the pieces in kansas. a massive tornado damaged or destroyed 20 houses in dickinson county. it was on the ground for 90 minutes and swept through 23 miles, the tornado hit a rural area and missed a more populated town. crews are beginning to remove trees and opening a shelter for displaced families there. we are learning more information about a shootout at a concert in new york city.
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it was a conflict between the two security teams for the acts there. no arrests were made and the investigation will be wrapped up fairly quickly. a new report finds that security breaches at major u.s. airports are not uncommon and philadelphia international airport is near the top of the list. the associated press investigation finds that someone gets through vehicle gates or fences nearly every year. the airport is tied for the second most perimeter breaches since 2004. airport officials say the incidents are not linked to terrorism and most people are caught quickly. the president and their family reportedly found their next home. they plan to move into a mansion in an upscale mansion in washington, d.c. when the president leaves office and
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rents the nine bedroom house valued at $6 million only two miles from the white house in fact. they are placing 200 thousand american flags at the arlington cemetery to mark the mex real day weekend. a unit known as the old guard is placing the flags at every marker. lewis the gorilla is having a birthday today at the philadelphia zoo. he was more interested in the treats and birthday cake the zoo provided for his big day. >> it looks like a spinach cake. he is into that. coming up local doctors are trying to clear up the confusion
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here is breaking news from south philadelphia. chopper 6 hd is over the scene where the philadelphia fire department is investigating a possible gas leak, this is the 1700 block of carpenter street. you see the fire truck in the center of your screen and fire crew are investigating.
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we are trying to determine where the leak is located. but so far no evacuations have been reported but again this is the 1700 block of carpenter street in south philadelphia reports of a gas leak and they are investigating. we'll update this as information becomes available to us. a new study finds a disturbing cancer trend in a surprising age group. the jump occurs in people under 50 years old and that occurred in the last decade. and people older than 50 went down. researchers say that doctors should be more diligent for screening. women are told to get mammograms at age 40 and do it every year, and now change in the guidelines, tamala edwards explains in today's art of the
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aging. >> cat says since she was 40 it's been simple and now in the 70s she is keeping the yearly appointment but women with an average risk need not start until 45 and a federal task force calls for the testing to start at 50 and be done every year. women that don't develop cancer can stop all together at 74. radiology specialists say many cancers will be missed. >> 20% of all breast cancers are found in women in their 80s. >> dr. stein says the shift comes as 3-d technology is picking up more. >> it's zero to one stage and at least 90% of those can be cured. >> dr. stein and other
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specialists at main line health set their own guidelines, women should start at age 40 and come every year and not every other year and do itting in they are not physically able to get a mammogram. cat was clear until two years ago. >> dr. stein called me back and said they saw cancer. >> they is cancer free and thankful her tumor was caught thankfully. >> i have quite a few sisters. and i said you better be getting your mammograms. >> she said i'm not getting mine, i never have anything. and i so so was mine. >> the "action news" team is work on news stories for tonight beginning at 4:00. >> alicia vitarelli is here with a preview. the memorial day weekend is just one day away. meteorologist, melissa magee got a lucky gig today she will be in
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atlantic city checking out the absecon lighthouse. lots of fun to be had there and in time for your holiday cookout, tips and tricks for summer entertaining, coming up in what's the deal? i finished this segment, chic but cheap. we'll see you guys at 4:00. accuweather is coming up. poor mouth breather.
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allergies? stuffy nose? can't sleep? take that. a breathe right nasal strip instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than allergy medicine alone. shut your mouth and say goodnight, mouthbreathers. breathe right. karen rogers is back inside now with the steamy forecast. >> it's the way it works out it's it's unofficial start of the season. feels like summer, it works. >> lets take a look.
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stormtracker 6 live double scan showing that we are dry right now. we are looking pretty good. i think most areas stay dry today and it's a good one out there. you like it hot and horses seem to. we look at fairmont park. we are out at mccarthy stables, they look like they are having fun and munching on hay and lots of sunshine, it's beautiful out there and warm and sticky. look at the current numbers, the temperature is 83 degrees and normal high is 77 and we have surpassed. the dew point 57 that is not terrible. it will feel a touch more humid than yesterday. the ocean temperature a cold 57 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we have high, thin clouds through the morning and we see how they really broke up. we have showers that tried to work our way into the region and fell apart as they did. you get the idea there is a weak
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disturbance and a chance for a shower in one or two suburbs. but on stormtracker 6 live double scan it's looking dry, tonight at 9:00 nothing but a chance for our shower out to the west. and earlier model run showed it looking active and most of us stay dry. your forecast is a bit warmer than yesterday. 89 degrees for your high. by 2:00 p.m. 88 degrees, sunshine and high clouds, we hit our high at 3:00 p.m. coming down at 4:00, 88 degrees and feeling slightly humid. by 6:00 p.m. 86 degrees, at 8:00 it's 78 degrees, feeling warm. by 7:00 p.m. 72. your afternoon and evening looking good. and tomorrow heating things up further, 90 for your high and hot and humid. and we'll see a lot of clouds and sunshine but it looks like we'll have a couple of pop-up showers or thunderstorms in some areas, so watch for that, it's not a washout but a few comes through on friday.
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and how about the big holiday weekend? saturday is the best day especially at the shore, beautiful sunshine and it stays dry. 74 on the beach season warmer than that in the poconos, 84 degrees and a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm. on sunday we may see a shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots but mostly dry. 74 on the beach and 82 in the poconos. but it looks like the best chance to see a couple of showers or passing thunderstorm would be on monday, on memorial day itself. watch for that, at this point it doesn't look like a washout. but mostly cloudy skies and a sure or two. 67 degrees at the shore and the poconos looking for a high of 73 degrees. here is your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, as you get ready for the big holiday weekend and warm and humid today and 89 for your high and mostly dry, tomorrow hot and humid and 98 degrees with a passing shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. saturday hot and humid and 90 for your high and it looks beautiful on saturday.
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sunday partly sunny skies and 87 and a shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots. monday memorial day your best chance to see a shower or thunderstorm. 80 for your high and cooler at the shore and tuesday 82 and wednesday 82 degrees. staying well above average. >> we like above average. >> me too. >> thank you karen. traffic in new york city is backed up on a normal day but it came to a screeching halt when a woman went into labor on the side of the expressway in the bronx. the woman had already delivered a baby boy when the ambulance arrived and they brought her to the hospital and she delivered another baby boy. mom and twins are doing well we are told. >> a story for a lifetime. ride it if you dare. a new roller coaster in our area
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is bringing out the joker at six flags. and tips on how to best grill the meat at your barbecue this weekend.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues. >> hello again. bright sun and high heat it's
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still may but feeling like the middle of summer today. we are getting the latest from accuweather on a warm holiday weekend ahead. and damaging tornadoes and hail, people in the heartland are trying to recover after severe weather tore across several states. >> and how to battle against mosquitos and the zika virus. we'll tell you ways to fight back. and developing stories out of german town where a philadelphia police officer was injured in an accident. it happened at 11:00 this morning at german town avenue and price streets. the officer was responding to an assignment when hit by another vehicle, he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. a woman at the scene was also taken to the hospital. all right and now to the forecast it's already a very warm day and the humidity is creeping in making it feel like summer. the high heat is kicking in before the big


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