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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon in the news a teenager is hospitalized after
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becoming a victim of a drive-by shooting. and camden gets a shot in the arm to help smooth the ride for commuters. but we begin with breaking news from montgomery county, where median, bill cosby is on his way to entering the courthouse in montgomery county right now with his attorneys. he is due in court to hopefully renew his bid, to force his accuser, andrea constand to testify. we are looking live outside of the montgomery county courthouse, we are told that cosby and his attorneys are about to enter any moment now. >> cosby's attorneys are insisting that a trial should not be held until constand testifies. they want a chance to cross examine her. they want to get her on the stand to ask her questions. prosecutors say that a recent court ruling, allowed her to use
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her police statement instead. that is what they used at the preliminary hearing back in may. this is live at the montgomery county courthouse in norristown where cosby and his attorneys are expected to arrive at any moment now. >> if we see anything at at courthouse we'll bring it live to 6abc.com. switching subjects let turn to the hot and humid forecast, an excessive heat warning is in effect right now. >> looking down at the shore at cape may new jersey, that is where you want to be today. but wherever you are you are encouraged to play is safe in this very hot weather. david murphy is outside in the heat, and he has the full details. >> you stand under the sun for a couple of minutes and you start to bake today. we'll show you the excessive heat warning and this is still
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underway, and continuing up until 6:00 friday evening when things may start feeling better, right now we are looking hot and uncomfortable. and have you an air quality alert for the second straight day. and this is a code orange ozone action day for senior citizens and young kids and those with heart and lung conditions. limit your exposure until at least 6:00. already at the noon hour we are at 90 in philadelphia, 90 in wilmington and upper 80s in allentown and reading and 89 in millville and down the shore not bad 81 but when you fact ter in the high humidity, and it is high. here is the heat index readings. this is what it actually feels like. we talked about values around 100 and even worse that be that. already feels like 98 in philadelphia and 99 in wilmington but 102 in dover and 98 in millville and obviously
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you want to take it easy. we have the possibility of a pop-up thunderstorms as the trough moves through this afternoon into late afternoon hours say 5:00, 6:00, the current model run has one down near wildwood. they are spotty but could produce a drenching downpour. if you are at the pool, sunscreen is a definite and cool drinks too. because of the high humidity and watch out for afternoon thunderstorms, if you hear a rumble of thunder make sure you take cover and next to pool side it will be in the mid-90s, tomorrow another one of these and strong storms transitioning us to better things on saturday and even better on sunday. >> thank you david. as the extreme heat continues, be sure to follow our team of meteorologists on facebook and twitter. and 6abc.com/weather remains your resource with stormtracker 6 live double scan updated
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hourly forecast and much more. breaking news out of burlington county, new jersey, police are investigating a murder of a woman in lumberton, the victim is 39-year-old shannon o'rourke she was founded inside of her home yesterday. they are back at the scene today at nassau road. police have not said how she was killed but that no arrests have been made. police are searching for a gunman on a bicycle that shot a man and an innocent teenager. the double shooting happened at the juniata park section of philadelphia. a girl suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and is in stable condition. the man they believe was the intended target of the shooting. annie mccormick will have more coming up at 12:30. police in philadelphia have charged a toonger for aggravated assault for shooting a teenage
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girl in the chest. the teenager was playing with a gun and it went off inside a home, on the 5600 block of lloyd street, the 14-year-old victim was in stable condition at saint christopher's hospital. a traffic stop in minnesota ended with a black man shot to death by a white police officer. what happened afterwards was streamed live online. his girlfriend said that her boyfriend was shot for no apparent reason. the man's death has sparked outrage and protest across the country. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. that video from minnesota has been taken down on facebook but not before it was viewed more than a million times sparking more out rain of police use of force. this video from a live stream on facebook showing a traffic stop in minnesota turned deadly. we are waiting -- >> i will sir -- >> did not capture the beginning of the ibs dents but clearly
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shows 32-year-old castille shot and bloodied. and she said he had a license to carry. >> castille later died at the hospital, causing protests overnight. >> pop pop pop don't move. how can you not move when you are asking for license and registration. >> the justice department launching an investigation after this police shooting in baton rouge, louisiana, in this case police responding to a call about a man brandishing a gun shooting and killing alton sterling. friends and family are calling for justice. >> i will not allow him to be swept in the dirt. >> the two officers involved in the louisiana shooting told
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investigators they opened fire fearing for their lives. they right now in minnesota assessing the situation. channel 6 "action news." >> as we mentioned at the top of the newscast, comedian bill cosby is due in court this afternoon. his lawyers are ask the judge to throw out the case or force the accuser to testify. katherine scott joins us live now outside of the courthouse in norristown with the details. >> reporter: rick and sara, bill cosby's legal team arrived here at noon and we are waiting for cosby to arrive. all the cameras are positioned at the courthouse steps, waiting for him to walk through security and up into the courtroom. cosby's legal team is hope that the charges will be thrown out. preparations are underway this morning in montgomery county
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courthouse in norristown, 78-year-old bill cosby will be back for another hearing in his attorney's latest bid to get a sexual assault case thrown out. they have argued that bill cosby's due process rights were violated. cosby is accused of drugging and molesting former temple employee andrea constand in 2004. he says the pills were benadryl and says that concern rules allow them to use her police statement and not require her to be present for the hearing. the defense argues that cosby has a right to face his accuser. in the preliminary hearing in may, they called constand's absence risky but there was enough evidence to go to trial. today the judge will decide whether to dismiss the charges
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against cosby or send it back for a new prerimly hearing where constand is forced to testify and answer questions from the defense. back here live at montgomery county courthouse where cosby's legal team is in side and we are awaiting cosby himself. now, it all depends on what happens today no trial date is set, but it is possible that if the judge rules against the defense he could set a trial date. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. we'll continue to monitor what is go on there at at montgomery county courthouse. it's day three of septa's modified schedule. the action cam was in east falls this morning. not many problems here but commuters in other stations say their trip is as bad as other days. train stations are filled with people waiting to board.
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septa took 120 rail cars out of service because of a defect. reservations are now advised if you use the cape may lewes ferry, because it is running under a modify scheduled. three departures on each side were canceled. a south philadelphia intersection remaining closed to traffic this noon after a water main break sends water into the street. chopper 6 hd was above the main this morning. the philadelphia water department says the 6 inch water main broke beneath the manhole cover. crews help to have the work finished by this evening. still to come on "action news" at noon, fbi director, james comey, is facing scrutiny and anger on capitol hill. on the heel of his recommendation that hillary clinton not be charged with a
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crime for her email use. the annual running of the bulls got underway in spain and it was not a smooth run.
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fbi director, james comey, says he did not hold hillary clinton to a different standard in the investigation. he told the panel that clinton emailed classified material however there is no proof that she lied to the fbi. and he recommended no charges be filed against clinton. now turning to the race for the white house now. hillary clinton's rival, presumptive nominee, donald trump is also in washington, he is meeting with house republicans to garner support for his presidential bid. with a week and a half to go to the election in cleveland, ohio.
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and bernie sanders may soon be endorsing hillary clinton for president and his camp is meeting with hers about a possible joint event in new hampshire next year to make the announcement. he has held his endorsement since the end of the primaries last month. but soon may be changing his tune. in pamplona, spain, people have been injured during the running of the bulls but fortunately nobody was gorged. this is the first day of the nine day fiesta. it became world famous with hemingway's novel, the sun also rises. coming up a popular breakfast treat will be available around the clock. >> and meet a senior citizen who is fit as a fiddle in his golden years.
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well, if you enjoy the mcgriddle we have mcnews for you, you can now have the syrup infuse sd breakfast sandwich any time of the day. mcdobbs will offer the mcgriddle on its menu. it's the most requested item not offered on the fast food giant's
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all day breakfast menu. in the art of aging, ali gorman meets a senior whose life story could be the stuff of a hollywood movie. >> at age 75 joe walters no longer competes in judo, but stays in fighting shape hitting the gym five days a week. >> i work at home five days a week. >> he credits the military for his discipline, he served with the para troopers and then the u.s. marines and in 1968 he was sent to the vietnam. >> my tour was exactly three months. >> his platoon caught fire while crossing a rice patty, all 25 men went down including joe who took a bullet to the knee. he when to every man and pulled all the wounded to safety and
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when the copters came in he did not board until all the members were on board. he received a silver star but lost a leg. >> very five brothers and a sister and when i came home they rallied around me. joe became an elementary school teacher and after his leg was amputated he studied judo, and the olympic rules changed and said you can't fight without. i said i have to try. after a decade of hard work he became a national champion. >> i would go to the gym carrying my leg in a duffle bag and someone would come over to help me and an hour later they were fighting me. >> he says that judo is not just a competition, you should help your fellow man, that is embedded in the judo philosophy and when you get knocked down
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you must get back up even if you have just one leg to stand on. >> it made me appreciate life. i really enjoy life. ali gorman, channel 6 "action news." >> coming up on "action news" at 4:00 today we are live down at the shore where north wildwood is getting ready to host the new jersey barbecue championships. yummy. and we are taking a look at new rides including a roller coaster coming to cast away cove in atlantic city. and new technology designed to prevent accidental tragedies inside of hot cars.
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david is back inside. he is towelled off a bit and ready to go with the steamy
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accuweather forecast. >> i like your shorts. >> thank you rick. >> probably should be though. stormtracker 6 live double scan we have dry conditions across the region. a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm later on. it looks like in most of the area, we aren't seeing that right now. as we take a look outside we have sky 6 hd and there is the jersey shore and that is the main area to get relief today. we'll hold in the 80s down the shore, it's muggy but the ocean is right there and a sea breeze kicking in and definite relief down at the beach. philadelphia 90 degrees now and the dew point back up over 70 this is oppressive humidity as you head outside a 15 miles per hour breeze and hot air blowing you in the face and not helping out much at all. temperatures across the region wilmington up to 90 and almost there in millville and dover and over 90 in trenton and 87 in allentown un82 in cape may, the shore is the place to be. future tracker 6 shows you while
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not a big chance of showers and thunderstorms, there is a little chance and the model wants to put them down to the south, it could be if are you on the beach you hear a rumble of thunder and most of area probably stays dry and just soupy. a little chance of this later on at 6:00 and after that most of the stuff is gone. up in the lehigh valley no relief there, hot and humid and 94 and spotty thunderstorm cannot be ruled out but most of you are in for a dry, muggy afternoon and heat indexes well into the 90s and the shore high of 86 and ocean temperature is 70 and good combination there. on the humid side but not as bad as inland. in philadelphia how about a high of 95 degrees and the heat index of at least 100 and maybe higher than that. a spotty thunderstorm cannot be ruled you but it doesn't look like a big chance of that, if it does hit you'll get a drenching downpour in this dry saturated air as we look at the afternoon
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commute, 92 by 5:00 and 95 by 6:00, i'm allowing for a pop-up scattered thunderstorm here and it looks like it would be totally stormy and it's not. but a chance. and overnight tonight, we get an evening thunderstorm out of the way in one or two corners of the neighborhood and otherwise warm and sticky, the overnight low 78 degrees, like last night only going down to the vicinity of 80 for a low. and future tracker 6 handling the heat index, we'll be higher than this in places. wilmington pushing toward 100 as is philadelphia and dover up to 102, and then tomorrow afternoon more of the same, the model putting sun indexes up close to 100 and i think tomorrow afternoon will be looking at the heat indexes up at 100. heat tips, lots of water and some of you say it's obvious. seek out the a.c. and breaks in
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the shade if you are working outside. and check on seniors and pets. heat excaution and illnesses, and know what to look for. pale skin and nausea and dizziness. move that person to the a.c. heat streak is when they are not sweating and you touch their skin and it's hot. today 95 feeling like 100 or worse. and tomorrow still sticky and heat index around 100 again and there is a chance of strong thunderstorms coming through with a frontal boundary, it's still hot but the humidity has a tendency to go down and a high of 92 and not oppressively hot and humid and a spotty thunderstorm cannot be ruled out. breezy and nicer and back into the mid-80s. staying nice on monday, tuesday and wednesday and a nice stretch
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coming up with more hot and humid days coming up. >> thank you. >> quick break and more news when we come right back. if you have medicare parts a and b and want more coverage, guess what? you could apply for a medicare supplement insurance plan whenever you want. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans,
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