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the terrorist attacks in nice, france. officials have identified the driver responsible, dozens of people were killed and hundreds were injured when a truck drove into is the large crowd at at popular tourist destination. live in nice with the latest -- >> reporter: hello rick, i want to give you a sense of where we are and what it looks like. this had is promenade, you get to see the white area here has been completely sealed off because it was here that hundreds of thousands of people were watching bastille day and the national fireworks for the holiday, people were here looking forward to the celebration, the whole weekend here is the celebration of france's independence day. but as they were celebrating, old and young and tourists alike, a man in a truck 31-year-old man, a french man of
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tunisia origin plowed his way, in fact through the crowds. and what i have seen this morning, strollers -- baby vollers completely abandoned and people fled in a panic. bikes run over, and then covered by table cloths on the side of the promenade. to give you an idea of the scale of this crisis here for the french, this is of course the third attack in france in 18 months, french president, hollande, was calling out and there was anger in the city. this becomes much, much hard toward do. in terms of numbers, they are increasing and the figures are just astounding. 84 killed we heard in the last
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hour, from the paris prosecutors, 25 in a coma. of of the 84 killed. 10 adolescents, many children here celebrating with their families. >> thank you for that report from nice. our coverage of the attack continues on 6abc.com, reaction from experts here and around the world and a slideshow as the world remembers and honors the victims. back here we are dealing with another oppressively hot day. lets head live to sky 6 hd at the beach in atlantic city. meteorologist, melissa magee, is in for david murphy out on the terrace with the latest from accuweather. >> it would be a nice day to be at the shore. you can go there to beat the heat and humidity. these numbers are climbing quickly inland. 88 in philadelphia and 86 in trenton and 87 in reading, at
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the coast there in beach haven, 86 and 86 in cape may. dew point numbers are still pretty high. they are in the upper 60s and the lower 70s but look at beach haven, a dew point number of 77 degrees, any time you have air masses this strong and this high, we have a lot of humidity that is building and it will continue as we go throughout the rest of today. as you factor in the heat season humidity, it feels like a heat index of 92. where we have that high dew point temperature in beach haven, a heat index of 100, feels like 101 in d.c. and dover. the excessive heat warning stays up. something to keep in mind an air quality alert, for areas of south jersey and central jersey, the air is unhealthy for extensive groups and monitor your outdoor activity especially on a day like today. it looks like this, we have a
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high close to 90 degrees, sunny and hot with a late day shower or thunderstorm on the way s some relief is coming but still pretty hot with a high temperature of 90. but it won't be as oppressive as we start to lower. we have a closer look from the weekend call from accuweather, details with the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you melissa. at least one adult and three children were taken to the hospital after a van slammed into the building on south 4-nd street. the impact of the crash caused minor damage to the structure and no one was injured inside of the building in all 12 children were in the van and taken to the hospital as a precaution. a buck county judge reduced the bail for a mother accused of gifting her daughter to a man in
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feasterville. they say that bail is still to high with a woman with limited resources and stands at 10% of $250,000 down from $1 million. they are charged with endangering the welfare of a child, accused of gifting their daughter to lee kaplan in exchange for financial help. the wilmington fire department was credited with rescuing a man from the river. he was rowing near the grill, he was safely brought back to shore. right now a section of manayu manayunk's main thoroughfare is closed to traffic because of a water main break. utility crews are working to fix it and it flooded a number of businesses. annie mccormick has more on is the cleanup. >> a resident noticed water
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pouring out on the sidewalk and that resident ran down to the firehouse, firefighters quickly responded to the 4300 block of main street. within minutes the water department and several other city actions worked on the main. chelsea was told to evacuate her apartment. >> i went out side and there was literally a lake out front, and flooding in the basement and power is off. >> the basement of two buildings housing yeah's wine bar is pumping the water out. >> one side of the street has maintained their water service and one side of the street is without water, the side without water should have their water back on later today but repair crews are expected to remain out here for most of the day. business owners on the busy stretch of main street has varying degrees of damage, in all the break impacted different
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residents and businesses here and the restaurant had minimal damages, but is expected to open up later today. >> i won't be able to open up for lunch, wait for the health department and lni and they will all come out to see and if i open i open. >> the co-owner of brazilian wax says the water destroyed thousands in industry in the basement. >> we have everything floating in the basement and i have no idea what i lost, all of my inventory is damaged. >> some of the businesses on this portion on main street will be able to open today. definitely call ahead before you come out. reporting on main street in manayunk, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." an investigation is underway after a motorcycle season pedestrian collided into north
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philadelphia, it happened in the northbound outer lanes of the boulevard of devereux avenue. the bike flipped of on the sidewalk and it was so hard the biker's helmet flew off. police were investigating a deadly crash in south jersey, we learn that one person was killed and three others injured here. chopper 6 hd was over the scene in stratford township last night. four vehicles collided along the unit block of white horse pike. no word yet on what caused the. well later today a rally is expected to take place against police violence, the organization together we stand vigils for castille and sterling will be held throughout the country. tonight's vigil is set to start
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at 5:00. the first man to walk in space is encouraging youngsters to explore space in philadelphia. bernard harris is hosting the exxon summer science camp. it gives 50 school age children the opportunity to explore all aspects of technology and engineering and math and they have to build spacecrafts using household materials. secret 28 pages from 9/11 are expected to be released today. and what it could reveal about prominent saudi citizens. and a cord in florida could make a decision against the biggest airbag recall in history. we'll be right back.
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now to the race for the white house for the first time in history advice about the vice presidential pick was tweeted.
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he delayed his announcement, but revealed mike pence is his running mate. stephanie ramos has more on the announcement and the upcoming republican convention. >> reporter: donald trump announces his running mate in a tweet. i'm pleased to announce mike pence as my vice presidential running mate. pence landed overnight. >> he has done a great job as governor of indiana, he did a fantastic job. >> he delayed the conference because of what happened in france. >> out of respect for this horrific situation, it's inappropriate to have the news conference tomorrow. >> hillary clinton is out interviewing a vice presidential pick of her own, senator tim kaine. >> we have within dhs some 3,000
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personnel dedicated to the security of the republican national convention and the democratic national convention each, consisting of secret service and tsa and homeland security and border and coast guard. >> department of hope land security in cleveland to see security preps firsthand after warning lawmakers that radicals could be drawn to the convention next week. >> i'm concerned about the prospect of demonstrations getting out of hand -- >> here in cleveland the convention committee has been meeting non-stop. gop leaders can make a last change to the rules to block trump from the nomination. >> and "action news" is covering both the conventions and sara bloomquist and jim gardner are in cleveland for next week's republican convention. look for their reports later
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today on "action news." and the "action news" team will cover every angle of the democratic national convention here in philadelphia. our coverage kicks off july 22nd. and the owners of a restaurant in washington state are apologizing as word spread that they did not want law enforcement to eat there. four deputies were told not to eat there any more, the owner's son says it was a misunderstanding and they are offering law enforcement member a free meal on monday. a report that details alleged ties to the saudi arabia government to hijackers on 9/11 is released today. classified since 2002. known as the 28 pages. families of the victims are anxious to see the pages because they are seeking to sue saudi arabia. they want it published saying
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there is nothing indiscrimnating in it. and there could be a report from a court in florida, about the airbag recall. if the court rules that they can ask for damages, the ceo of the company would have to testify. takata had to recall some 69 millionaire bags in the u.s. because they can explode. it could take another three years to replace them all. there are more incidents of people playing pokemon go on their phones, in north san diego, california, two men fell off the bluff playing the smart phone game and had to be rescued by firefighters and in toledo, ohio, a man and woman were arrested after they broke into the city's zoo. they told police they were playing the game when decided to jump the fence to catch pokemons. both were charged with trespassing. another check of the sizzling accuweather forecast.
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as we look live outside, and sky 6 hd showing you the center city skyline. meteorologist, melissa magee has an update from accuweather. a closer look at the weekend when "action news" continues in just a moment.
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summer is here and our region has had several severe storms, look at this timeline from new york city. it rolled through yesterday afternoon and the storm did not last long and the sunshine returned but amazing video there. melissa magee is back with a look at the sizzling forecast. maybe less humid over the weekend? >> temperatures stay in the 90s but there is relief coming. the humidity will start to lower. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan it's dry and no issues with precipitation, so outside we go, sky 6 hd we are down the shore in cape may, this is where you want to be. at least to help you break the heat and humidity, you get a
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south facing wind and moisture coming in off the atlantic, there is relief coming and all the beach umbrellas are on the beach and sand doing what they can to stay cool on a hot day. we have the excessive heat warning posted on the i-95 corridor, in the immediate subber usuals northern and west and heat index as long the red shade said county, will feel like upper 90s if not 100 degrees. the hazy, hot and humid weather continues for another day, if philadelphia 88 and dew point 69, when you factor that in we have a current heat index in the city. it's holding steady and a south-southwestly wind at 13 miles per hour, and the ocean temperature is not bad coming in at 74. numbers to our north and west, 89 in martins creek and 85 in quakertown and 88 in saint davids 84 season 85 in kennett square, and 90 in vineland and
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same for glassboro and sea isle city coming in at 86. satellite 6 along with action radar showing you it's quiet across our region but we have clouds that are for the most part high clouds across the region, because of a frontal boundary stalled out across our region and that moves through the rest of our weekend especially on saturday. the call from accuweather for the rest of today, a nice mixture of sunshine and clouds and hot and sticky, we'll max out at 93 in philadelphia, it's hot today but not as bad as yesterday. a high of 96, heat indexes we are above triple digits above 100 degrees yesterday. tonight the philadelphia phillies are at home, first pitch 7:05, taking on the mets. once we get into the ninth inning we drop down to 84. future tracker 6 showing the start of our weekend, 8:00 on saturday, number as long the 95
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corridor already in the upper 70s and the lower 70s north and west of town as we get into noon tomorrow, already maxing out at 90, it could be an indication we could take a few more degrees at 90 degrees. right now we'll keep it at 90. the accuweather forecast looking still hot today and humid up to 93. a late day shower or thunderstorm on saturday, as the front moves on through, otherwise 90 or close to that. sun on sunday and turning less humid, in the wake of the front and monday 93 and warm and muggy on tuesday 89 degrees and upper 80s on wednesday, partly sunny and a nicer day. partly sunny and hot. thursday with the high temperature coming in at 90 degrees, definitely feeling like july. good news ta that excessive heat warning expires tonight and the temperatures stay toasty. >> heat wave number three.
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we hit 90 tomorrow it will be heat wave number three. >> stay with 6abc.com/weather through the weekend for the latest on when the heat will ease, the power of stormtracker 6 live double scan a tap, click or swipe away, be sure to follow our meteorologist, melissa magee, for updates as well. on our people scene, rock legend mick jagger is becoming a dad again. his eighth child, his representatives confirm that jagger's girlfriend melanie is pregnant. jagger is 72 years old and the grandfather to two childrens, melanie is a ballerina. >> a round up of the best frozen treats around. an fyi for you on the thai style ice-cream that is a new trend in philly. >> iceland opened on 10th street
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in chinatown in may, and teaser bar opens any day now across the street. >> we open and then another one coming and another one coming, they should have five thai ice-cream shops by summer's end. this particular ice-cream was popularized by thai street vendors. >> on that icy plate they pour the dairy base and top with fresh fruit and create all kinds of flavors like peanuts and chocolate sauce and fresh strawberries and graham crackers. >> it's a show. >> in just two minutes time. >> two roles. fresh strawberries and chocolate and ice-cream flavor for any occasion. it puts a small on your face.
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today, lori grabs delicious jimmy dean sausage from the fridge, fully cooked and ready in seconds. it makes breakfast complete, which makes bill feel like completing the gazebo, prompting a celebration in lori's backyard. with jimmy dean, good mornings lead to great days.
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meteorologist, melissa magee, as one final check of the accuweather forecast. >> still hot today rick, the forecast across the region, 93 for the high in philadelphia. sunshine and clouds and hot and sticky and we have the excessive heat washing posted along the metro area and really take it easy and give yourselves lots of breaks and breaks in the shade too. a high in toms river ofp 92. and some relief coming over the weekend hoping that the humidity lowers by sunday. >> we'll still sweat though. you probably heard it before, it pays to be nice than is what a virginia coffee shop is doing, offering customers a deal for being polite. this sign-in roanoke has gone viral. if you say hello, i would like
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one small coffee please, it's a discount. an employee says he created the sign to be funny, i wonder what his boss thinks. a company selling popular supplements agrees to pay a huge fine after regulators say they are not what they claim to be. and the increase affecting 14 schools across the state. that does it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. for melissa magee, david murphy and the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams. we'll see you on "action news" beginning at 4:00. if you have medicare
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