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while secretary of state. >> no reasonable prosecutors would bring such a case. >> this while president obama and hillary clinton have a rally in charlotte. the first campaign stop for the president. but clinton's problems are far from over. comey had criticisms of how they were handled. >> i did not email any classified material to anyone. >> 110 emails in 52 email chains were determined by the agency to contain classified information at the time they were senor received and he said it was possible that hostile actors could have retrieved the information. >> secretary delicious and those corresponding with the matters should have known that an unsecure server was not a place. >> tweeting that the fbi
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director said that crooked hillary compromised our national security. no charges wow. >> the poll out in late june found that the majority of americans handled questions about her emails. megan hughes, abc news washington. >> and we'll have more on the hillary clinton email investigation as "action news" continues into, and of course on world news tonight with david murat 6:30. commuters are facing challenges after a structural problem forced septa to take one-third of their rail trains out of service. some were so full they passed by stops in the thick of rush hour this morning. and now commuters are hoping for the best. john rawlins is live at septa headquarters where officials updated the situation this morning. >> a bit a rough ride this morning on a typical weekday
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it's estimated that 65,000 people take a train to work or into the city of philadelphia. today it's estimated that 35 and 40,000 people were able to do that. as you said trains actually bypass some would be riders and it could be tougher in the near future as more would be riders return to work after the july 4th holiday. from norristown to fern rock to wynnewood no evidence of a melt down but there was packed trains. >> the first train passed us by and this one here was okay and it was standing room only. >> we saw delays, it started out not so bad but as the morning when on by 7:30 or so there were trains that had to skip stations because they were full to capacity. >> septa says in six cases trains bypassed would be riders
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closer to the city, and promised to make adjustments but is expected more returning riders going forward. >> i am concerned that we'll have even more people coming back to this system tomorrow and i think people may still have been off today. so we continue to ask people to look at alternative septa service. >> septa parking lots in south philadelphia had plenty of capacity. hopefully rail riders will park and ride taking the subway but not many takers today. many opted to stay with the rails a surprising number unaware of septa's troubles. >> i just heard about it. >> have to contact people i work with to tell them i won't be there for a 9:00 meeting. >> how long will this last? that is an open question this evening. septa is in talks with the
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train, that were pulled out of service here this, re exploring various fixes but no one with any certainty can say what caused the problem to begin with. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> a bit of a mess, "action news" viewers are tweeting pictures and videos to us about their septa commutes and we invite you to do the same. using #6abcaction and keep up to date with septa at, our coverage includes slideshows and videos and the latest information. lets get a check of the evening commute with the trains out of service tonight. lets go to matt pellman. >> it's a rough day, a mess, and we expect the mess to continue for this evening's rush. lets return down again what is going on. most lines are an an enhanced saturday schedule.
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a weekend requested with an extra train or two during the rush hour, that say weekend schedule that means a lot less service. some have no extra service compared to saturdayed and the wynnewood line is not running at all. you are on the buses for the duration of this situation. we are encouraging to you think out of the box maybe amtrak's keystone line or traveling to norristown, try the norristown high speed line, traveling to and from the delco burbs maybe the elwood line or newark line try the 101 or 12 trolleys and the market broad street lines have extra service and you can park at fern rock or the old navy hospital, there are options to beef up these other modes to
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compensate for the loss of so many rail trains. and people are driving we have trouble on the roads on the schuylkill westbound in the left lane jammed from city avenue westbound. and ramp at 295 is closed. and lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this back to work tuesday afternoon. in hamilton both directions of travel involved on the ent city expressway. we'll talk about this and effect else in the next half hour. from our new jersey newsroom now, officials in camden continue to investigate a series of suspicious fire. there have been 13 fires, and jeanette reyes is at the site of the most recent blaze. >> reporter: police are now considering this arson investigation and with more
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reason now, this is the 14th home to catch fire and they are hoping that the community will help them find the person or people behind it all. one by one homes in camden went up in flames and they only seemed to escalate in security. it happened at 1:00 yesterday afternoon, authorities say firefighters were narrowly able to rescue a man on the balcony. >> i ownd this business for 11 years. he is a business owner and his work vans used to transport residents to work is a complete loss after a fire in the alley. >> all he does is help people. i'm waiting for a job for him now and how am i going to get to work? all of these fires within a mile of each other and one has been occupied. 12 your considered significant and seven firefighters have been
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injured most from heat exhaustion and some from carbon monoxide poisoning. >> the fear is someone can get injured or killed. we had seven firefighters injured this is a significant amount of firefighter injuries for a two day period. >> a multiagency task force is assembled to catch the person or people responsible. it points to a brazen arsonist that commits the acts in broad daylight. the community is bringing forth who is responsible and holding this person accountable for lighting these fires. >> but for long time business owners and the community it goes beyond finding a culprit. >> when they do something like this, it sounds like they don't want camden to change and that doesn't make no sense. >> if you know anything you are encouraged to call police and coming up we talked to a business owner saying that bad
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luck struck twice. the details coming up at 6:00 tonight. janet reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. >> the newark police department released this video of the suspect in two attempted abduction. the 28 and 61-year-old female victims were attacked overnight sunday just a few hours apart. the first happened at the colonial garden apartments and they are just blocks apart. in each attempt, the man put a cloth over the victim's mouth that was soaked with chemicals. if you have information you are asked to call newark police. we'll have plor coming up on "action news" tonight at 5:00. and now a check of the accuweather forecast and a heat advisory is just issued for tomorrow. lets go outside to cecily tynan in for adam joseph, for all the details on the heat wave heading
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our way. >> what is right, the heat and humidity is getting into the dangerous zone. today it's starting to feel a little bit uncomfortable. the heat index. the combination of heat and humidity feels like 91 in philadelphia and 91 in atlanta city, a good part of the reason yrk the dew points are high and the warm front that brought us the soaking rain also ushered in this oppressive humidity. so the dew point 68 degrees in philadelphia that is very humid but we have dew points in the 70s to the south that is oppress he and the humidity is here and the heat is arriving tomorrow. i want to show you the heat building to the south in raleigh, it feels like 108 degrees with the heat index and we are looking at a heat index approaching 100 tomorrow and a heat advisory is posted along the i-95 corridor for a heat index up to 99 and it gets
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hotter on thursday and friday. i'll talk more about that when i come inside for the full accuweather forecast. >> all right cecily thank you. as high heat and humidity approaches, stay with and rely on the hourly forecast and the latest information from accuweather and use facebook and twit toward follow our team of meteorologists for advice in coping with extreme heat. in delaware rainy weather prompted the city of newark to postpone their fireworks display until tonight. they are at the athletic complex as crews set up for the big show. they go off starting at dusk. if you want to go, you can park for free at the university of delaware parking lots. meanwhile the city of wilmington canceled their fireworks celebration and rescheduled it for august 20th.
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transportation officials say that more than a million drivers passed through the state's toll plaza during the 4th of july weekend, and 60% of those travelers used easy pass and in all the state generated $2.8 million in tolls between friday and yesterday. still to come on "action news" at 4:00, the tsa has a new plan, to speed up security lines at airport. and the police in italy have a suspect in custody after an american is found dead. we have the latest on the theftgation. >> and hundreds of ford owners are complaining about a bad owner and the government is looking into it. [ inhales ] all giant produce is triple checked. farm, crate, and store. we're focusing on fresh... you don't have to guess. my giant.
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new developments this afternoon in what has become a murder investigation into rome an american college student that just arrived for a summer exchange program was found dead in the tiber river.
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we learn that the police detained a homeless man for questioning. beau solomon from the university of wisconsin was described as a star athlete and a proud cancer survivor, he was last seen on friday morning at a bar in rome with a group of fellow students who lost track of him. he did not show up for orientation the next day and they reported it. he was found in the river two days after he went missing with a large head wound and his wallet and cell phone both missing. investigators are piecing together what happened here those that new him are coming together with the sudden loss. >> it's hard to hear it. your best friend and you didn't get a chance to say good-bye to him. >> it turns out solomon's credit
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card was used many milan, north of rome. again a 40-year-old homeless man is under arrest but still no motive. >> we'll see where the investigation goes from here. thank you. federal officials are ramping up evers to speed up airport lines and improve security. the transportation security association says they plan to use ct scanners to screen bags, the agency says that the scanners will cut the time travellers spend many line by 20%. and the electronic car maker says it only delivered 78% of the more than 18,000 cars built in the second quarter but they expect to deliver 50,000 cars over the next six months. that is almost as many as it's
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full delivery in 2014, and plans to deliver the model. and the government is looking into complaints from ford explorer owners that can smell gas inside of their suvs. from 2011 to 2015, one driver says the owner cause aid crash, they smelled it when they accelerated quickly like merging on to freeway ramps. hostess brands will soon be back on the market as a publically traded company. it has traded hands several times since filing for bankruptcy in 2012, but since then hostess cut costs and increased automation, it's valued at $2.3 billion. now a look at closing numbers. stock across the board are down,
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the dow is down 108 points and the nasdaq down 39 and the s&p 500 is down 14 points today. >> all right, but temperatures rising as we get another check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets go to meteorologist, cecily tynan, in for adam joseph. >> hi rick and sharrie, sky 6 hd is looking at a place you may want to be the next couple of days. the beach is actually the heat index, in the 90s and the ocean temperature will cool you off and taking a walk on the boardwalk enjoying the rain and the front what moved through has brought us a return of warm temperatures and oppressive humidity. 87 in philadelphia and that is where we should be for this time of year and yesterday's high of 80 and cape may point 83. wilmington 87 and trenton 84 degrees, you add the humidity, the heat index the way it feels is getting uncomfortable for a lot of people.
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91 in philadelphia and 91 cape may point and atlantic city airport 94. satellite 6 along with action radar showing that warm front that brought us to the soaking rain parts of cape may county more than 2 inches of rain and that now left the region and we have a lot of sunshine out there. but the building heat and humidity will make things very uncomfortable over the next few days. tonight it will be warm and sticky and patchy fog developing late tonight with the high humidity and 78 is the low in philadelphia and allentown 66 and wilmington 72 and trenton 71 degrees, future tracker showing the heat index. upper 90s across the i-95 corridor tomorrow afternoon. that is why the heat index is in effect and it gets hotter on thursday and friday, by 4:30 on thursday, the heat index close to 100 degrees this is dangerously hot weather, we haven't experienced is yet this
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summer. a good idea to check on senior citizens and also your pets, this can be tough for them make sure they have air conditioning and pets have cold water, if you spend time outside stay well hydrated with water and take breaks in the shade and wear light colored and light weight clothing. tomorrow the heat is on, 94 degrees the heat index in the upper 90s and thursday just sweltering high 95 degrees and the heat index close to hundred, could get a few pop-up thunderstorms, and again on friday, officially the first heat wave of the summer. and a cold front bricking us widespread thunderstorms and behind that system a breath of fresh air on sunday. we'll talk about that in the accuweather forecast.
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residents in delaware county are working to preserve land currently owned by the archdiocese of philadelphia. they are calling on the archdiocese to donate the property of the former village in the springfield section of marple township. a recent sale fell through after the township forced the developer to alter the plans. >> well, there was another 4th of july celebration happening yesterday that was truly out of
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this world. nasa celebrated history in the making, the juno spacecraft, rocketing into jupiter's orbit with the task of unlocking clues about the planet. >> juno welcome to the jupiter. >> how about those words there. no spacecraft ever have flown this close to the largest planet in our solar system. it's orbiting jupiter and gathering critical information about the planet, it's a $1.1 billion mission called joi. a big moment when nasa received the signal back from juno 440 million miles away. >> nasa did it again. >> woo! >> that says it all to me. and i am so happy to be part of
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the team that did that. i mean, this team has worked so hard and we have just such great people and it's just almost like a dream coming through right here. >> almost the makings. a movie right. juno is a spinning robotic probe about as wide as a basketball court. it will circle jupiter for 20 months gathering this exciting data that is sending the space obsessed into a new stratus sphere. >> the images are awesome also. >> quick break and more news after the break.
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it's 4:30 and brian is off and i'm rick williams. the mega millions jackpot is growing even larger. and a teenager is rescued from the roof of hi burning home. and people across the country watched the washington, d.c. fireworks show from the comfort of their couch but people realized something was not quite right. we'll explain in big talkers. and philadelphia police are searching for a group that attacked and robbed a man in north philadelphia. surveillance cameras show just how violent the crime was and how it played out along the 1600
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block of cecil b. moore avenue, detectives hope to find those responsible before they fine another victim. "action news" reporter, chad pradelli, is live now at the scene with the details. >> reporter: sharrie it was a brutal attack, the 23-year-old was knocked unconscious and had to have his jaw wired shut. and now the police are asking for the public's help. it started with a sucker punch to the face that knocked the victim to the ground and more punches thrown and kicks. >> they viciously attacked him and disgusting and disturbing to see any individual conduct themselves in that manner. >> police say that the victim was walking from a friend as home at 3:00 a.m. when the attackers began following, they are caught on camera moving in and the victim seems unaware that he is being followed. the victim suffer a broken jaw
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and multiple cuts and bruises. >> someone will recognize them. it's distinctive clothing. we hope that someone can side if i them. >> police believe they are between 16 and 19 years of age and this suspect is wearing a light blue tomlinson san diego chargers jersey. >> and call out to the parentses to know where your kids are at 3:00 in the morning. they shouldn't be out in the street assaulting someone. >> central detectives are handling the case and they hope to learn more after they interview the victim later this week, i'm live in philadelphia, chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you chad. we have breaking news to pass along now, from gloucester county, new jersey, chopper 6 hd is over the scene of a house fire in harrison township. the blaze broke out before 4:00
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in knights court. quite a bit of damage to this home at this hour. the fire was apparently showing from a gather when fire crew as rived here and the fire went to a second alarm and no reports of injuries, that is the good news, but plenty of damage to this home ingl gloucester county. a 16-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the head in wilmington. the police were called shortly before midnight last night. the boy was shot last night and rushed to dupont hospital. officers are trying to figure out who shot him and why. are you asked to call detectives if you have any information. a 14-year-old was rescued from a home on fire early this morning. the action cam was in winfield as firefighters worked to put out the flame as long the 2700 block of north 47th street. first responders used a ladder
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to reach the boy who had escaped to the roof. most of the flames were contained to the third floor of the home and the cause of fire is still under investigation. the boy was not injured. >> all right, time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist, cecily tynan, is here now, you will want to take precautions on how to stay cool safely. >> we have a heat wave that starts tomorrow, and it's go toss be the toughest heat wave we had so far this year. we are live on sky 6 hd looking at the scene over the ben franklin bridge, nice to see sunshine after the clouds and rain yesterday. the temperature 87 degrees and the dew point is 68, when you get dew points approaching 70 you feel the moisture in the air and the heat index currently is 91 degrees, if you look across the country you see the heat is really building to the south and west. raleigh, wichita, jacksonville, st. louis, heat indexes above
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100 degrees and what is the kind of air mass that is heading our way for the bulk of the next four days. in addition to this, the air quality over the next four days will be unhealthy if you have respiratory or issues. kids and the elderly should limit their times outdoors. we'll talk about how hot it will get coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> police on the force in newark got specialized training today, they took part in force on force training it's none lethal training on ammunition, they were put in situations like car stops and domestic violence. it was done in an old hall at the university of delaware. signs were posted telling residents about the police presence and it's training. a broadway start took center
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stage in philadelphia chambers today. the big honor for leslie odom jr. the native and star of the smash hit show hamilton. and in health check yoga has proven to benefit bodies in a benefit of ways, and the link between certain poses and helping men battling cancer. ali gorman explaining on "action news" at 5:00. now tonight's giant mega millions jackpot drawing inched higher, $449 million is up for grabs making it the largest jackpot seventh in history. you still have a few hours to run out and grab your tickets rick. >> be sure to count on "action news" to bring you the winning
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numbers tonight. >> i got mine if we win we'll share. >> she won't be here tomorrow. still on "action news" at 4:00. thick, green algae is covering some of florida's most pristine beaches. we have move coming up. and channelling girl power across the world. in big talkers see how a hit song from 20 years sag hoping to make a big difference for women today. and cecily tynan will be back with the full forecast from accuweather. when "action news" comes right back.
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a thick green goo is covering the beach as long the southern east coast of florida, the toxic algae blooms are forcing residents and tourists to cancel their plans. the algae does not just look bad but smells horrible and can
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contain dangerous bacteria. many people out on the water are wearing masks to protect themselves. >> dead, rotten fish. >> it smells like death. >> i got a carful of snorkeling gear and can't get in the water. >> sounds terrible. no time line on when the mess will be cleaned up. it started when they released water from lake okeechobee to prevent flooding but it got into the nearby stream and into the ocean. they have declared a state of money for the four counties impacted the most. police flooded the streets leading up to the 4th of july and arrest said 40 known gang members. fewer people were shot this year compared to last but more were shot and injured this time around. they feared that in the most dangerous neighborhoods that the
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holiday could be especially flooding. the fourth officer tried in freddie gray case has decided to have a judge preside over his case. and not a jury. rice faces manslaughter, reckless endangerment and a few more charges. gray died after his neck was broken in a police van back in 2014. lawmakers in washington are back from their 4th of july break and speaker paul ryan has a strong message for democrats on gun control. not to expect a vote any time soon and that the plan will violate americans right to bear arms and will not -- the sit-in from two weeks ago. the house is expected to debate gop gun proposals late they are week. big talkers now and the big question? patriotic or fireworks fraud.
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some are calling pbs the milly vanilli of fireworks for flubbing the fireworks display in washington, d.c. did you watch it? let us know what you think, people that were watching a capital 4th at home last night were called foul igniting a firestorm on social media. the skies were cloudy and overcast but on the broadcast they were clear and shots of the capital dome didn't have scaffolding but right now it's undergoing a restoration project, a tell tail sign this was not live people. pbs came clean tweeting this explanation, we showed a combination of the best fire works from this year and previous years, they say it was the patriotic thing to do. speaking of fireworks, we have a story so heart warming it's sparking the reaction on
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social media. sheena jennings was so moved by a police officers strong and powerful gesture they cries telling the story. in this viral facebook post, you see her and her son nick and a conshohocken police officer. nick, her son has autism and sometimes fireworks gets overwhelming for him. she struggle with whether or not to take him and was glad they went. the officer to the right held nick's hand and said if you get scared you squeeze it and i'll keep you safe. >> and facebook helps the jennings find officer palmer and thank him for the gesture, letting him know that all in the world will be okay. kindness above all. and love that story. and finally it has been 20 years since the spice girls hit
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is the scene with their girl power anthem, wannabe. it has been remade with a serious purpose and a social media push. ♪ ♪ artists from all over the world made this new video making this message and issue that women face globally. they are asking girls everywhere to join them in the movement, join in on the #~ hash what i really really want for girls today. posh spice says that it's fabulous that their song is being used to empower a whole new generation. the song took me back but the message was amazing. >> they were quite a phenomenon weren't they? >> time for a check of the highways and by ways now.
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matt pellman is here with the traffic report. >> matt tell us what you got, what you really, really got. >> today is our first day with the short able of about a third of the septa regional rail cars and as a result we are operating on new schedules, they are enhanced weekend schedules, a couple of extra trains, what this meant throughout the day is delays on the septa rails and trains crowded and sometimes even by passing a station because there is no more room on the trains, what this means for a lot of you is it takes extra time. you need to allow the extra time and think out of the box and use other modes of transportation like the high speed line and 101, 102 trolleys out of delco and the market frankford subways, they have added service, increased service to
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help you out. over the course of the next weeks and possibly months. here on the schuylkill expressway we had a crash in the westbound lanes by the blue route, the travel time westbound is still abyssmal. a stop and go ride from university on out to the scene and i would think alternates like route 23 or route 30 and a crash off the schuylkill to the side and a crash on the northbound boulevard slowing things down and a tractor trailer took down a pole at vincent. expect restrictions there as well. and we'll talk delaware delays in the next half hour. coming up cecily tynan has the exclusive accuweather forecast.
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we had sunshine today at least. today is not that bad. we are live on sky 6 looking at cape may in new jersey, shrouded in a lot of clouds and we had the rain last night and close to the water is a place you might want to be for the next several days. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we have dry the out after some of that heavy rain overnight and that was all associated with a warm front and behind that front, where temperatures are climbing and the humidity is climbing as well. 87 degrees and seasonably warm and the same in wilmington. cape may 83 and allentown 85 and reading 85 degrees, compare this to 24 hours ago, it's 10 degrees warmer in philadelphia. and 13 degrees warmer at the
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atlantic city airport and wildwood and wilmington and also more humid. so tonight will be a warm night, very humid with areas of patchy fog developing and overnight low of 66 and 73 degrees for sent city and bring on the heat, the next three days we are not alone in the heat and humidity, the jet stream is well up to the north and most of the country is sweltering and along the i-95 corridor the heat is building especially on thursday and friday, that will be the peak of the heat that is when we see thunderstorms developing, the heat advisory goes into effect tomorrow. and the heat index will be in the upper 90s and then an excessive heat watch is posted for thursday and friday, and heat index close to 100 degrees this could take your body by surprise, find air conditioning
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if you can drink lots of fluids and check in on the elderly and keep an eye on your pets. down the shore lots of sunshine. the jersey beaches 86 and delaware 87, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, the three h's tomorrow, hazy, hot and humid, 94 degrees and the heat index more like 99 and the heat index close to 100 and a few pop-up thunderstorms and a better chance of widespread thunderstorms on friday as the cold front gets closer and evening thunderstorms perhaps overnight friday night 95 degrees and saturday still hot and humid and 92 degrees with the front nearby we could get a refiring of thunderstorms and finally on sunday, the heat wave will be broken, it will be breezy and less humid 86 degrees, and monday seasonable and 86 and temperatures start to climb upwards in the middle of
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next week. partly sunny and a high of 88 degrees, a lot of it is common sense about drinking lots of water and air conditioning, but we have not felt this kind of heat and humidity since last summer. >> it is serious. >> thank you cecily. coming up on "action news" at 4:00, buying running shoes can be a pricey and daunting task. we'll show you how to buy fashion forward affordable options. follow us on soerl -- social media, we are join us and be part of "action news."
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just for running anymore. how many do you have to pay for a good pair? nydia han has interesting test results. >> it's called the athleisure phenomenon. being part of our every day wardrobes and running shoes are part of the trend, we put a few pairs to the test for your feet and your wallet. >> dr. martin shorten has created tests for shoes for running magazines and shoe manufacturers. we bring him four pairs of shows under $50, $39 and $14 and $44 and $35. >> he gets to looking at the internal construction and putting some in each pair. our $49 pair of go run sketchers. >> it's nice and runs well.
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>> the reebok. >> it has a thick soft memory foam and not much other cushioning. >> reebok responded saying it works with the sock lining and overall shoe for an overall running experience. >> he likes the $39 champion shoes. >> good padding around the ankle -- >> but the $14 pair has no rubber on the outsole and doubts it's durable. it's not marketed as a high end running shoe. under $20 it's a tremendous value. and here is an important point, no matter what anyone's test results what really matters how the shoes feel to you. >> move your toes, no chafing and no rubbing, it shouldn't be like a weight on the end of your
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food. if you can't feel it and don't know it's there, it's possibly good. >> her favorites were the sketchers followed by the $14 athlete tech pair. go to the running store and analyze the type of runner you are. most of us can wear any type of running shoes and have great runs and you only have to replace shoes when they start to wear out. >> my running shoes never run out. they are always just like new when i put them on. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, now for rick williams, the runner, cecily tynan, and adam joseph i'm sharrie williams, join us tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >> lets run over to "action news" at 5:00, up next what local voters are saying about the presidential race, after the
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fbi recommend she not face charges in her email scandal. and keeping an eye on the evening commute as septa officials ask for patience. >> the new evidence that police in delaware want to you see in hopes of tracking down a would be kidnapper. next at 5:00. >> lets do it.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. although there are evidence of potential violations on the statutes of filing classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case. that is fbi director james comey recommending no charges be filed again secretary of state, hillary clinton, but that came as harsh criticism for the presidential candidate and the state department. sharrie williams is joining us and the big story is the latest twist in clinton says scandal. >> even after announcing no charges comey took a swing at
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the nominee. saying she and her aides were extremely careless in handlinin classified information. noting 110 emails contradicting delicious's statement that she never received or sent classified information on her private server. >> clinton appeared on stage for the first time with president obama. and meanwhile, the fbi announcement is drawing heavy criticism from republicans. donald trump took to twitter with a one word reaction, wow. he went on to call the system rigged and unfair. >> now voters are trying to figure out how to process today's developments, "action news's" sara bloomquist is live at rittenhouse square with more on that. >> reporter: most people we spoke to hear, they are


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