tv Action News at 530 AM ABC August 6, 2016 5:30am-6:01am EDT
>> a pleasant good morning talker it is 5:30, saturday, august 6. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a metal railing gives way as rappers perform on stage in camden, four dozen people are hurt. >> i've been under scrutiny my whole life, i don't know why, maybe it's because i win too much. >> fbi agents went to the home of union boss john dougherty. weather moves into the
delaware and lehigh valleys. >> the rain is a good thing, right. >> reporter: but it's going to increase humidity, pick your poison. >> let's show you the view, looking at the center city skyline, we have low-level clouds, the showers and thunderstorms are rolling into the area. this is ahead of the main batch that isd this afternoon. let's get ou over to the radars. we're zoom into southern cumberland and cape may counties. here's delsea drive into millville and vineland. the heavy downpours are by bivalve and fishing creek. looks like avalon and sea isle
a railing gave way at snoop dogg and wiz khalifa's rapper concert in camden. >> everyone started pushing and the gate broke and i fell like 6 or 7 feet. i luckily fell on top of someone, so i didn't hit the concrete. there were four or five people on top of me. it was so hard to breathe. >> everybody was pushing me, too. as you wouldly people started falling off the edge. >> a frightening scene, medics rushed in taking the injured to five different concerts. the we have the video at 6abc.com. the concert was canceled. the union boss known as johnny doc is under the fbi microscope. dann cuellar has all the
details. >> reporter: sources say after years after watching quietly behind the scenes, federal agents swarmed in on john dougherty. >> i've been under scrutiny why whole life. beyond why, maybe because it's win too much. >> reporter: johnny dougherty stood outside his home as the fbi raidedded home and that of his sister's next-door. they carried box after box, after box of local 98. >> i'm very comfortable with where we are at right now, once we get this you ugly scenario bm fine. i'm comfortable. the probe reached stld city hall. -- city hall. there they raided the office of bobby heenen, dougherty has been
the head of local 98 since 1993. he took over the philadelphia building and construction trades council which has over 40,000 members. through the years he has made a number of donations to a number of politics including jim kenny. >> i know what you know, as it plays out we'll see what happens. >> the probe reached across the river only "action news" was there as agents removed weapons including five rifles from the warehouse of mjk electrical in new jersey. explosive experts from the bomb squad were called in to investigate what was thought to be explosive materials. the firm does business with several local government agencies, among other among oth. last year, local 98 held
parties for the democratic national convention. george perry talked about the raids in which a number of warrants were served. >> they are not fooling around, they have reason to believe that the crimes were committed and the servantses they conducted will produce evidence of the crimes. >> johnny doc dougherty came n the fed's radar ten years ago, but he has never been charged with a crime. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> dougherty is under investigation by the state's attorney general for a brawl, the question is did dougherty attack a no nonunion contractor. he broke his nose. >> check in online, through any updates throughout the weekend and 6abc news app and "action news" social media account.
5:36 this morning a montgomery county gymnastic coach is in jail accused of sexually assaulting one of his students. michael herb of hatboro is charged with sexually assaulting a girl many times. the abuse started when she was 8 years old and lasts 3 years. police continue to conduct test on the elevators involved in an accident that happened thursday at the criminal justice center. one elevator crashed into the top of a shaft. sheriff's deputy paul owens remains in critical condition with a broken back. court clerk beverly smith had minor injuries. from our new jersey newsroom this morning, more than 2800 workers at the trump taj mahal in atlantic city are losing their jobs.
warning notices went out yesterday that the casino is closing october 10. more than 1,000 workers have been on strike for more than a month. the trial begins monday for kathleen kane the state's highest court declined to intervene in her criminal case. last year the montgomery county district attorney's office charged her with purjury and abuse of power for allegedly lying under oath in front of a grand jury. five hundred child predator suspects have been arrested since 2013. >> my thought is i live to fight another day and most importantly i live to fight another day in doing my job for the people who elected me. >> jury selection is scheduled to begin monday. kane has rejected calls to resign from governor tom wolf and others.
plans to restore the ocean liner to the high seas has been banded. the company said it's too pricey, instead crystal crews said it will make a 350,000-dollar donation to the group that owns the ship. musikfest got jamming in bethlehem last night. ♪ rachel platen was one of the performers last night to kick off the annual musical fest. there are five hundred performances on dozens of stages throughout the festival. there will be comedy shows and foods from dozens of vendors. 6abc is the official media partner. 5:40, a massive expansion at a major shopping destination center nearly complete. we'll show you what awaits you at the new and improved king of
prussia mall. a home burns to the ground as firefighters work to contain out of control wildfires. >> reporter: we have downpours this morning and heavier thunderstorms are possible later this afternoon. we'll time it out for you on future tracker 6 and we'll have the seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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helicopter as rescuers hoisted the climber to safety yesterday. gps locater helped to find the man on wednesday. he is injured, but will make a full recovery. a wildfire continues to burn in montana. they burned -- two homes have been burned. the fire started sunday southwest of hamilton, it burned 12 square miles and forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes there. >> 5:43, so glad you're waking up with us on saturday morning, meteorologist chris sowers is helping you plan your weekend. >> reporter: i've got heat and humidity. that's in the flavor of the summer, right, up to this point. why not, let's throw another hot and humid day in there. the weekend starts out sticky. tomorrow starts out better as the cold front pushes through.
later this evening, there could fireworks as the cold front comes in. in the meantime, in cape may we have clouds rolling in with thunderstorms off to the west. let's go to the radars, we're zoomed into southern cumberland and cape may counties in south jersey, heavy downpours in port norris and bivalve, this is rain, no lightning strikes. you may hear thunder. cape may and wildwood you're in the clear, you'll miss out on this. that's the last of it, as that pulls through and hits the coast, we have one in dover. most of the morning is dry, it is later this afternoon where showers and thunderstorms start firing up. some of those could be on the stronger side as we get the instability going with the heating of the sun. 76 very sticky degrees in philadelphia. there's the dewpoint, 71.
pressure 29.82 inches. the winds are starting to shift out of the south southwest at 8 miles per hour. which is good news for the folks who want to take a dip in the water. we had a moderate risk for rip currents, the wind are out of the east piling up the water, today the winds are shifting. 70s for everybody, with the dewpoints it feels horrible. the dewpoints are in the 70s. there's the scale, 65 humid, 70-plus is awful. 74 in millville. 73 in dover. 71 for philadelphia. surface maps look like, the front approaches this afternoon with all the heat and humidity starting to build it will trigger showers and thunderstorms with heavier downpours, maybe a brief, but strong gust of wind. sunday, in the wake of the front everything clears out nicely. this is a warm high pressure system high temperatures close to 90. we completely lose that humidity. today feels humid, tomorrow feels like a breath of fresh
air. 11:30 lunchtime not much going on. sun and clouds. here comes the approaching front. hits the western suburbs first, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., heavy drenching downpours, gusts of winds. it's in the city by 3 or 4 and south jersey by 5 or 6. if you get into the storms they will not last that long, 40 minutes tops. 9:00 a.m., clear, sunday looks really, really nice. forecast for this afternoon, clouds and sun, very humid a couple of thunderstorms developing this afternoon, that 91 is going to feel like 98 or 99. here's the way it pans out. 11:00 a.m., 85. 1:00 p.m., 88. there's the 90 by 3:00 p.m. at that point feeling like 97 or 98. 5:00 p.m., starting to cool down in the wake of the thunderstorms, 86. overnight tonight becoming clear, less humid, 62 degrees
outlying suburbs, 70 for center city. the jersey shore this weekend, warm on the sand today, 88 late-day thunderstorm a good bet. otherwise clouds and sun, sunday completely sunny a nice day, high of 86. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, here we go, 90s popping up by week's end. 91 today, 89 tomorrow. here's the difference, both days close to 90, but today's 91 feels like 98 or 99. tomorrow, 89 feels like 89. monday, pleasant, 86. tuesday, pleasant, 88. wednesday, thursday, friday, we have 80s and did you see on the thursday, we have eagles logo, first home game. we have more weather at 6abc.com/weather. if you're looking for fun
in time burbs, one of america's biggest malice got an expansion expansion -- malls got a big expansion. >> reporter: on august 18 it will officially open for business, making a huge impact on the philadelphia shopping scene. >> the largest mall in the country in terms of the amount of square footage dedicated to retail and restaurant sales. >> the largest mall in the country is here. the new expansion will connect the plaza and the court. >> it will come one. >> we'll have one cohesive shopping experience. >> reporter: the stores will find a new home some relocating from other spots in the mall. >> gucci, tiffany and company, and more. >> american girl that's huge.
>> reporter: more than half of the shop luxury brands, the other half aspirational. >> we have not had the space to provide them yet. >> reporter: the centerpiece of the new expansion is the hang out area. >> people can gather make friends and go out for a girl's night bring out the family. >> reporter: there will be 6 big restaurants. >> people can grab a drink and hang out. >> i think dining and the overall experience is important to the people who come here, it's a great place for a day trip. >> wear your shoes, we have a lot of ground to cover here. >> reporter: all right, folks, you can see "fyi philly" right here on 6abc tonight at 7:00 p.m.
with us on this saturday morning, 5:51 your time, 75 degrees already. sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over the cloudy commodor barry bridge in chester county. meteorologist chris sowers says expect rain today, but heat will be the talker. in "healthcheck" this morning, the consumer product safety commission want parents to step up their safety measures. four children drown in a pool in july. three were in backyard pools. the agency sailed a family should never leave a child alone near any body of water and there should be a designated child watcher around. traveling passion are more and more popular, so are the injuries. in 2010 there were 581 emergency room visitors from the 25
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there are so many apps that are available that help with our daily lives there's one that is popular with women that could put you at risk. nydia han has the details. >> reporter: there's an app for everything including helping women get pregnant. consumer reports uncovered troubling security flaws in a popular women's app. consumer reports checked the security features on glow designed to help women track their monthly cycles and get pregnant. the app asks whether you slept and whether you cruise birth control. >> people with little or no hacking skills could link one account to another account. we investigated this using our own test account. with just an e-mail address, he was able to invite me and i
didn't have to accept the invitation. >> consumer reports could see the personal data of any user who posted the message in the app forum. >> here's your e-mail, first name, last name, location. >> reporter: in another test consumer reports found it was easy to change a user's password an take over the account. >> he changed my password, i could not get into my account he could get into my account and do whatever he wanted with that, access to all of my data. >> reporter: glow said there's no evidence that suggests that any glow data has been compromised. >> glow said it has contacted all users to change their password and update the app. make sure you do that, in fact no matter what kind of app you download make sure you change your password and update the app regularly. nydia han channel 6 "action
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you, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, august 6. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." nearly four dozen people are hurt when a metal railing gives way during a concert on the camden waterfront. plus, a kensington man is receiving an outpouring of support from "action news" viewers after learning his wheelchair was stolen. it is a steam bath as we start the weekend, but storms will push the muggy air out of the area. >> reporter: whatwhat happened? we were doing so good. the humidity is back with a vengeance this morning. we have humidity in the 70s and temperatures will skyrocket this afternoon. after a nice