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bull airport. and details on what caused a lock down on the military base used by air force one. and the big story is new tragic news of the death of a boy in the german town section of philadelphia. police believe the gun went off when the kids were playing on east oak lane. and now the young shooter is in custody. annie mccormick is live now with more. >> reporter: that young shooter, the 15-year-old still remains here at the homicide unit. police tell me it's not likely he will face murder charges but will probably face a firearms violation. >> like -- you know he got shot. he got shot. you know it was like a lot of emotions. >> tia reed says her son's friends ran into her kitchen terrified and reed's father
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called 911. reed and five friends including the victim identified as chris macke played together almost every day on reed's backyard basketball court. >> we believe the whole group was in the house playing around in the house, it was abandoned and came across this gun and passed it around kid to kid and the 15-year-old fired it. he went home and told his parents what happened and he was distraught and unfortunately killed one of his best friends and his family brought him down to the homicide unit. >> these boys don't live this kind of life. they were scared. i have ever seen my child like that. >> captain clark says none of the boys are known to police and reed feels for the victim and
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her son. >> they were not fighting just playing basketball there wasn't any kind of altercation, this is literally a tragedy. something that happened that should have never ever happened. >> now, the investigation into who left the weapon there and who is responsible for that weapon in that abandoned home is still ongoing and whoever that person is could face charges and police are seeking any information the public may have. >> thank you. developing right now in atlantic city, casino workers have reached an agreement on a new contract with three of the five casinos targeted for a strike this weekend. union officials struck a deal with caesars ballies and harrahs all owned by caesars entertainment. they will continue talks with
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the taj mahal. they released a statement. we are glad that caesars recognized the importance of fair wages and benefits for the workers in atlantic city. we hope that the tropicana and taj mahal get the message. joint base andrews was your lockdown for about 90 minutes, the base is home to air force one and located 20 miles outside of washington, d.c. military officials reported an active shooter after seeing security forces making a routine inspection, they gave the all clear just after 10:30. the number of people killed in istanbul has risen to 44 after another victim died at the hospital. they believe the men who carried out the attack are dead but are hunting down anyone else involved. >> still no group has claimed responsibility but authorities here and in turkey say there is
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little doubt that isis is behind the attack. >> looking for links to isis and the airport killers, authorities carrying out 16 raids and arresting more than a dozen people. and a closer look of the terrorists believed to be behind the attack. they say they are from russia and two former soviet republics. arriving in a taxi before 10:00. >> they knew the places they wanted to be and acted in a coordinated fashion. all indications this was a well planned and orchestrated attack. >> they sprayed their weapons and detonating three bomb. killing 44 people and injured more than 230 others. >> it quickly became clear that something else happened and it was not a drill or a hoax. >> in the chaos, acts of
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bravery, the officer here shown shooting one of the attackers before the killer detonated his suicide vest. that officer shot and recovering from a spleen injury. funerals are being held and a memorial grows at the airport. and homeland secretary of security says that one american is among the injured. adding that there will be extra security at airports across the u.s. this july 4th weekend. marcy gonzales, abc news new york. the proposed gas tax increase in knowledge is scheduled for a vote today in the state senate. it would raise the gas tax 23 cents a gallon to pay for road projects and the sales tax would be reduced to 6% and a cut in income taxes. the senate is scheduled to
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consider it sometime today. if it is improved, the gas tax will increase tomorrow as people hit the road for the holiday weekend. turning now to accuweather, a perfect summer day out there. sky 6 hd showing us the jersey shore and luckily people sitting on the beach in cape may. meteorologist, david murphy, joins us outside on the terrace. >> reporter: fair cumulous clouds popped up on the terrace, but still a beautiful day. feeling warm but not all that humid. a bit of cloud cover welling up in washington. only the fair weather pop-up cumulous and with the high sun angle we'll wind up with a lot of sun for the day. 81 if philadelphia and 81 in wilmington and 79 in trenton and allentown and up to 80 in reading and around the shore 80 in cape may and up the coast at the airport in atlantic city. and dew points i have to show
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you this dew points in the 50s. the exception is dover and cape may and beach haven. this afternoon at the playground, a nice one don't forget the sunscreen and cool drinks, 86 by 2:00 and we'll hit the high of 86 by 3:00 or so. tomorrow things change and a surge of humidity that brings us into a tropical feel and as soon as the morning into early afternoon you see in the humid air mass and another one popping in from the west. later on we develop drenching showers and perhaps a couple of gusty thunderstorms especially later in the afternoon. we'll take a closer look at those on future tracker 6 and track the weekend most is look going and a popular issue is 4th of july and that is all included. >> thanks david. the pennsylvania house and
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senate returned to session to hammer out a $31.5 billion budget. both chambers disagreed on how to pay for it. lawmakers are expected to hold more votes on the legislation today, the final day of the state government's fiscal year. firefighters swarmed a montgomery county neighborhood today but not to fight a fire. the montgomery county department of fire services handed out and installed smoke detecters in the neshaminy falls community. they spoke of fire dangers of safety. the american red cross assisted in the effort. still to come on "action news" at noon, a football star that lost a finger in a fireworks accident. what he wants you to know before you celebrate the 4th of july. and changes come to the oscars after last year's backlash. the new members to increase diversity.
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a large brush fire burned at least one house to the ground in idaho. the family made it out safely but lost everything. the flames have burned more than
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1,000 acres near table rock in boise, no word yet on what sparked the fire. the black boxes from egypt air flight suggests that smoke was detected on board before the plane crashed into the mediterranean sea and the wreckage was damaged because of high temperatures, the pilots never made a distress call. a woman is cleared of all charged after a deadly crash that killed three children in wisconsin. they say that kerry mill born was driving text messages seconds before the wreck in 2013. the defense argued that slippery tires and wet roads caused the accident. they found millborn not guilty of vehicular homicide. a man woke up believing he had been in a plane crash. here is what he said.
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>> are you able to look out the window and see the wing from where you are at? >> the 75 called the dispatcher at 2:00 in the morning believing he had been in a crash with three other people but the reality was he had taken ambien before he went to sleep and he said he only took half a pill to get some rest after surgery, but experts say it was enough to interact with other drugs he was taking. the oscars have invited 700 people to join the academy, notable names are idris elba and anthony anderson and ice cube and vickica fox. coming up independence day is more than just a yearly celebration for this group of
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seniors, the american revolution is their way of life. we'll explore their fascinating hobby in this week's art of aging.
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president obama is vowing t o quickly sign a last minute rescue package for puerto rico. the u.s. senate passed the measure yesterday and senit to
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the president. it will help the island restructure their $70 billion debt and block them from creditors. puerto rico must make a $2 billion payment to lenders tomorrow. health check this noon, a new study says that butter is not so bad. going against long standing advice because it contains saturated fat and researchers found that there was no link between butter and cardiac disease. the fda is warning against eating any kind of raw dough or batter, there is a number of illnesses from a strain of e. coli bacteria found in some batches of flour and they told restaurants not to give children raw dough to play with while waiting for meals. they have recalled 10 million pounds of flour so far.
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independence day is fast approaching and tamala edwards meets a group of senior for whom the american revolution is a way of life. >> paul has been a revolutionary war reenacter since 1986. >> i was going to hang up my musket in july of 1976 and be done with it. >> but 44 years later he is still involved and loving every minute of it. >> it's a rewarding hobby for me, i had to idea it would be as fascinating as it is. >> the group is called the second pennsylvania regiment, they focus on the part of the war from valley forge to george town. >> i am dressed as a foot soldier. >> he plays the soldier who voluntary joined the war. >> hours and hours of boredom
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and then sheer panic. >> it's a rush more than anything i have done before. >> i love history and american history and there is so much to know aside from what you see in the book. >> judein play what's is known as a camp follower. >> they would follow the army during the march and we carried everything with us and took care of our men. >> and while the nation celebrates the battle for independence this weekend and these folks relive that history all year long. >> the sacrifices our people went through to establish this nation is fascinating. >> it really is the birth place of our nation. it really draws out what america is all about. >> tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." the "action news" team is out working on news stories tonight beginning at 4:00. lets check in with alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: hi sara, coming up this is a win win for female
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shoppers everywhere. you'll love that books this we take you to a new store sure to be a home run for fashion shoppers. and it's perfect if you are looking to clean out your closet and hoping to make some cash. we have details coming up in, what is the deal? >> meteorologist melissa magee is down at the shore in ventnor with a beach side barbecue, that say plum gig today. and coming up in the next half hour i'll join you to talk about a renaissance and revival happening on south street. there is a boom going on. >> thank you. accuweather is coming up. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto®. xarelto® is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto® is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem.
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with xarelto® there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto® was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto®. chopper 6 hd live over northeast philadelphia. a crash that happened just a
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short time ago on the roosevelt boulevard and southhampton road. police tell "action news" that two vehicles collided at 11:40 this morning and a pedestrian was also injured. no word on what caused the collision and the accident investigation division is on the scene and they are taking measurements and one person was transferred to the hospital in stable condition. this is in the area of the roosevelt boulevard and southhampton road. we'll monitor this on air and online at 6abc.com. all right david is here with another check of your accuweather forecast. they called yesterday glorious and today is gloriouser. >> it is. and tomorrow will be less glorious. trying to make a joke. that is grammatically correct right? >> yes. >> stormtracker 6 live double scan right now we are looking at dry conditions and the action cam out and about across the region, taking a picture of some colonial buildings, you know
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just about every day we get a picture and i'm not sure where it is, i ask sara and she know its. >> i think that is rick's house. >> you can see him there in the barn getting his horse's shoed. >> flies to get out and see the historic regions, lots of sunshine and no humidity. temperature of 81 degrees, 54 is your dew point so the humidity is down below the 60 degree dew point level where we consider it sticky and winds are turned south-southwest at 6 miles per hour and later tonight and this evening it will be more humid than sets us up for tomorrow's big change. for now not bad. 79 in allentown un80 in read and 79 in trenton and 81 in philadelphia and 80 in millville. cape may 80 degrees right by the beach. and satellite shows you while there is cloud cover popping up here and there, generally speaking a lot of sun for the day.
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up in the lehigh valley valley, warm and 86, and humidity is on the low side and down the beach sunny and pleasant, a high of 80 degrees. currently the temperature in atlanta city has slipped to 78. and 87 is your high in philadelphia. mostly sunny and warm certainly but nice with the humidity paving itself for most of afternoon. the winds starting the south-southwest turn and that will sticky us up in a bit. and on the way home no weather related issues, 85 at 5:00 and 6:00 down to 82 degrees and mostly sunny skies and getting more sticky as we head late into the afternoon and evening. and overnight we expected humidity to rise and develop partly cloudy sky cover and the wins continue out of the south and then tomorrow things change. we start to see a jump in the humidity as we go through the morning and afternoon and dew points probably up over 70 and
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it will feel tropical. watch what happens at 6:00 in the morning and 12:00. with the warm front coming through we'll see some pop-up showers and maybe even a thunderstorm. and then into the afternoon and this gets to be a bit pronounced at some points. it's not going to be a washout tomorrow but again there will be showers and perhaps some gusty thunderstorms popping up late in the day. and again in the humid atmosphere it could produce an isolated downpour. the line you see forming is ahead of a cold front coming through than is likely in the evening hours with potentially strong thunderstorms in the neighborhoods and even if you don't get damaging winds you have the potential for damaging hail and driving rain out of this. and after midnight we expect it to be mostly over. lightning say possibility for storms tomorrow and downpours from showers and strong winds, a moderate chance of that. not so big on the large hail but small hail is possible. today beautiful and 87 degrees
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and lots of sun and not all that humid and tomorrow the possibility of at times a pop-up shower or thunderstorm, and some drenching downpours with that humidity really climbing a high of 86. the good news is it gets out of here for your weekend. saturday the humidity drops again and 84. and make your plans for sunday beautiful and 86. the 4th of july clouds and sun, and there is one long range model that shows showers before the end of the day into the evening. that wouldn't be great for fireworks a couple others hold it off to the west. that would be better. we'll see which way it plays out. i would keep my eye on monday. >> quick break and another check of more news when we come right back. alzheimer's means...
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