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good afternoon we are following breaking news out of northampton county where a busful of students were involved in a crash. the bus was taking to student on a field trip when it collided with a fedex truck and another tractor trailer this morning. >> it happened in the westbound lane at 11:00. first responders are telling "action news" that multiple people were taken to various hospitals. it remains unclear if anyone was seriously injured. our other top story. on the campaign trail, voters are heading to the polls in six different states including new jersey. >> the poll opened early this morning after hillary clinton won enough delegates to clinch the nomination. nora muchanic is live now in hamilton township with more. >> reporter: hi there, it's a big day for jersey voters as
they go to the polls to select their presidential candidates, the thought was that the garden state would help put hillary clinton over the top in her delegate count. still there is lots of interest here today in the presidential primary. primary day means contested races in the local county and congressional level. but most is focus ond the presidental election. poll worker says it's busy today as new jersey cast their ballots choosing who will be their nominee. >> everybody is out of the race so it's only donald trump i can vote for. i wish there was better candidates than donald trump and hillary. >> they are both casting for bernie sanders. >> i think he seems more compassionate than your average
politicians. >> i am definitely voting and i'm voting for hillary. from a policy perspective she has the most experience and will get the most done and quite frafrpgly i think she will do the best for our country. >> and they have given hillary clinton the 2,383 delegates needed to clinch the nomination but bernie sanders is pledging to fight on to the convention. only business and reality tv star, donald trump, has the delegates needed for the republican nomination is still in the race. >> if you don't get out, please go and vote. please vote. show your support one way or the other. >> back outside this polling place, by the way voters unaffiliated can go to a polling station and declare a party and vote as a republican or a
democrat. over 2.5 million voters in new jersey are not affiliated with any party. >> live in hamilton township, nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. stay with "action news" for complete coverage of the election today. we'll bring you coverage when the polls close. police are looking for the suspect that shot and robbed a delivery driver in south philadelphia. it happened at 10:00 on south 59th street. police say two men pushed the delivery driver into the passenger side of his car and drove a number of blocks and then stopped the car and asked for money, he was then shot in the head. the suspect made off with $60 and a cell phone any 5-year-old boy is expected to recover after a stray bullet came into his parents' kitchen in delaware county. annie mccormick is live with
more on the investigation. >> reporter: rick, police say they have no motive and no suspects at this hour. neighbors say this is an ongoing clash with two groups, according to police they believe the little boy was shot in the arm and it travelled to his shoulder and he is? stable condition in the hospital. >> it sounds like a cannon, it sounds like a war zone. >> neighbors in the william penn home say it was more gun fire than they have heard before even for an area known for shooting. gun fire pierced this home hitting a 5-year-old standing in his parents' kitchen. >> it was so many shots. so many. >> the chaos unfolded monday night at 11:00. investigators found several shell casings. the parents were preparing a meal when the bullets flew and
grabbed their children and then realized the 5-year-old was hit. investigators returned to the scene this morning and neighbors are fed up and some wept after hearing the news and are scared that the violence won't add. >> i have great grandkids down here and i am scared for him and my prayers go out to the family of the child that got shot. >> he could lose his life and then what? you just get tired. >> according to police nobody else in the home was injured. also, the boys' parents kept him calm by talking about his upcoming birthday, if you have any information you are urged to contact them. in chester, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. police say a woman was stabbed during an attempted robbery and sexual assault, 47-year-old hanhill ramos -- a
33-year-old woman tells police she was ambushed getting into her vehicle and she escape nood a nearby business where she called 911. the victim was treated for multiple stab wounds and ramos was arrested later and is held on $7.5 million bail. congressman, chaka fattah is back in a federal courtroom today. his attorneys are trying to prove that fattah never broke the law. the prosecution rested last week after arguing that he miss used campaign funds and federal grants to pay debts for his failed run for mayor. "action news" reporter, vernon odom is in the courtroom and will have a live update at 12:30. kleclients of a local tax office had their information stolen and police are still looking for the suspect. he broke into the tax office on
west airy avenue in philadelphia. he got away with numerous files containing personal tax information be $100 from a desk. all right time to talk temperatures, accuweather is tracking a cool down in the forecast for us. as we look at sky 6 hd at a sunny center city skyline, it's a warm afternoon but a chilly change is heading our way. karen rogers in for david murphy outside on the terrace. >> reporter: hi rick, it's hard for people to believe, it's going to get chilly, it's a summer like day, we are warming things up. i want to talk about satellite 6 along with action radar and we look at the beautiful shot, we have rain to the south and showers beginning to develop out to the north and west. in philadelphia we are in between that, and still looking is pretty good. as we look at numbers, 78 in quakertown and 80 in warrington and 84 in saint davids and
coatesville. and 80 in kennett square and 80 in center city and levittowlevi the high is 80 degrees, 83 in browns mills and 82 in hammonton and 83 in vineland and 86 in smyrna. right now we look at the winds it's light 6 miles per hour in philadelphia and winds up to 20 miles per hour at times. it's breezy today. with this warmth we can take the breeze. 83 is the high today with sun and clouds and now we frog resinto the afternoon we expect a spotty shower or thunderstorm. and we see that develop to the west. you will want to watch for that. 5:00, 76 and a brief shower or downpour. 6:00 p.m. 76 and 7:00 p.m. it's 74. the numbers come down quickly as the showers and thunderstorms develop, as you look at stormtracker 6 live double scan they are just beginning to form out to the west and they are
spotty in nature, here and there we see them and we'll track them with future tracker 6 and talk about the big change and the temperature plunge all coming up in the seven-day forecast. here comes the breeze rick and sara, feels good. >> we'll take your word for it. >> the same cold front coming our way is expected to push tropical storm colin away from the east coast. the storm is lashing the southeast. it has dumped up to 10 inches of rain already in some parts of florida. and power was knocked out for 10,000 people a state of emergency is declared. still to come here on "action news" at noon, the cincinnati zoo has reopened the gorilla exhibit. with safety improvements for the first time since the child got inside. the last 9/11 search dog passed away in texas. the final farewell for the k-9
36 others in istanbul. they say they were targeting a bus carrying riot police. seven police officers and four civilians are among those that died. nobody is claiming responsibility for at tack so far. this is istanbul's fourth major bombing this year. 14 thousand free tickets are made available for muhammad ali's funeral service. another 1,000 free tickets will be distributed for another service on friday. the 74-year-old boxer died friday night of septic shock following a long battle with parkinson's's disease. the last known search dog from the september 11th terrorist attacks died yet. britney was in declining health, she was just 2.5 years old when
she and her handler were sent to the rubble in new york. britney was brought into the veterinarian's office yesterday and the dog will be laid to rest in texas. the gorilla exhibit at the cincinnati zoo reopened today 10 days after a 3-year-old got into the enclosure, since the incident the zoo has made the barrier higher and they announced yesterday that the boy's mother would not be charged. a response team was forced to shoot the gorilla after the boy fell into the enclosure. the boy was not seriously injured. >> and o.j. simpson has a new mugshot. he is is serving time for armed robbery. he was convicted of trying to steal sports memorabilia at gun point.
officials say it's standard policy to keep their records up to date. and still to come on "action news" at noon, hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs in atlantic city today. we have details of the job fair happening at the former casino. >> and a story about baby bottles could change the way you feed your newborn. next in health check. (man) wow. (male off-screen announcer) what's it feel like to win $100,000 home makeover, with top prizes of a hundred grand? (man) whoa. it's amazing. yes! (male off-screen announcer) with instant games from the pennsylvania lottery, the instant you play could be the instant you win.
showboat is hosting a job fair in less than an hour from now. the open ser planning to reopen 250 rooms as a none gambling hotel. today's job fair runs from 1:00 until 7:00 tonight. american airlines changing its frequent flyer program. beginning october 1st, miles will be given based on money spent rather than miles flown. other major airlines like delta and united made similar changes. health check this noon, there may be a way to detect cancer with a painful biopsy. it can detect cancer like a traditional biopsy. the blood tests are not currently used to diagnose cancer but rather to morn ter the disease.
a new study finds that the size of the bottle you use to feed your baby could be a key in weight gain. using a large bottle when the child is 2 months old could lead to rapid weight gain when the child is 6 months old. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight begin agent 4:00. >> lets check in with alicia vitarelli with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 with so many people concerned about the mosquito virus, mosquito blocking products are being sold like crazy. there is one product out there but does it protect you? >> folding the laundry has to be one of the worse weekly chores we all face. except me, i kind of like doing laundry but a new amazing machine is here to help. if you don't love it we'll
explain how it works coming up in big talkers, you see it doing the folder there? can it fold a fitted sheet, that is where i struggle. take us with you on the go, if you have not download the the 6 abc news app. watch us live streaming on your smart phone or tablet. i bet you guys are pros. >> i am not. >> i know what a fitted sheet is. >> of course it's a sheet you can't fold.
>> stormtracker 6 live double scan showing us we are dry over the i-95 corridor, a hint of this moving into the northwest, north and west of reading and allentown. i want to show you this wider image of storm tracker 3-d, they just really started to fire up within the past half hour or so. we were forecasting it and warning you about it but they are coming in earlier. out to the north and west they are coming in spotty in nature. you can get a quick gust or downpour. lets head down the shore. it's beautiful down the shore and you know what? it will take a while for the storms to the north and west to make their way down the beach. are you doing okay if you are sitting on the beach. hopefully have you the storm tracker app. it's warm out there. and 76 degrees.
the pressure is falling and the winds are light at 8 miles per hour, earlier this morning they were 10 to 20 and the ocean temperature tips to 61 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar shows us we started off early with lots of clouds and this is the part of tropical storm colin, we can see the thing off the coastline. you notice the instability and all the showers have started to form in the area, they are out to the northwest. they move in during the afternoon then are hit or miss. low 80s in the lehigh valley, 86 in trenton and 86 in toms river and along the coastline about 80 degrees in cape may and 84 in atlantic city. clouds and sunshine and again that spotty shower or thunderstorm. they will move in over the next couple of hours. in the city not everybody will see them. 4:00, 81 and we dry out this evening and mainly clear and the
cooler air moves in. future tracker 6 showing 2:30 this afternoon and a few showers or thunderstorms popping up here or there. it will get busy this afternoon. here is your drive time, not every town is seeing it but here and there you get a quick downpour, moving 3 miles per hour to the east. the phils play at 7:05, i was talking to people earlier on facebook, saying its about ending when that begins. so 7:30 a couple of places may see a brief shower or downpour and we are dry the rest of the tonight. here is tomorrow, the big change, 30 miles per hour winds. we'll have instability showers late morning into the afternoon. high of only 70 degrees, that is the huge change coming your way tomorrow. here is your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 84 for your high today. warm and breezy and scattered showers or thunderstorms, from 2:00 until 7:30 or so. wednesday windy and cooler, 70
for your high with late morning and afternoon showers, thursday a cool start, some people will wake up in the upper 40s and sunshine and 75, it's nice and sunny on friday, and 77, saturday is a bit warmer and 80. saturday is a nice day a chance for a late shower late saturday night into sunday morning. clouds and sun on sunday and 83 and only 79 on monday. partly sunny skies. only a few people enjoying the weather today. >> thank you karen. if you like ice-cream, you'll like today. it's national chocolate ice-cream day. it dates back thousands of year, it's persian empire used to eat it as a treat. it was first introduced to the united states by quaker colonists, and thomas jefferson was known to be a leg lar either
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continues. hello again, here are the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. prosecutors say that chaka fattah used charitable and federal funding to pay back a loan but the congressman says he did nothing wrong. voters in new jersey cast their ballots choosing who will be their nominee for president. now, the details, the defense continues to present its case in the federal corruption trial of congressman, chaka fattah, after the prosecution rested its case last week. vernon odom is live in center city with the very latest. >> reporter: good afternoon rick. at this hour, a former fattah chief of staff from his washington office is on the witness stand, she is not implicated in this corruption case and the trial of the 11 term congressman is grinding to a close. fattah a