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a man tells police he shot and killed his brother by accident. how he said the gun went off inside their home in south philadelphia. a power outage is affecting thousands of airline flights around the world. we have the latest from philadelphia international airport. the big story on "action news" this noon, pennsylvania attorney general is on trial. cordello cato -- kathleen kane arrived at the montgomery county courthouse. she is charged with leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it under oath. today both sides are picking jurors to decide on kane's fate of perjury and other charges. john rawlins will have more on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. philadelphia police are investigating a crash with one of are there cruisers. it happened 30 minutes ago. chopper 6 hd is live over 22nd and montgomery avenue.
no word on what caused the crsh and no reports -- crash and no reports of injuries at the scene. the 16-year-old charged with criminally negligent homicide of amy amy francis is k in court today. a family court judge is going to decide if she will be charged as an autopsy. an autopsy determined joiner france sis died from a long-standing heart condition triggered by the assault. two other girls face less charges in the case they will be tried in family court. a man is being questioned after accidentally shooting his brother overnight. it happened on the 2800 block of south 7th street. the victim was hit in the head and died at the scene. the father was home at the time
of the incident. he is being questioned at this hour, no charges have been filed. police are searching for two violent carjackers who shot a driver and stole his vehicle early this morning. katherine scott joins us live from the scene in southwest philadelphia with the latest on the investigation, katherine. >> reporter: rick, we did get some updated information from police. police say the 31-year-old victim was sitting in the car along with a 27-year-old man when one of the suspects walked up to the car and tapped on the window and asked them to get out and talk that turned into fighting and shots were fired at the victims. he was hit multiple times, two systems tooked car and the -- took his car and the victim is in the hospital. today an officer is posted by the 2006 grand prix recovered minutes after a carjacking and shooting. this started before 12:30 a.m.
>> we know that seven shots were fired we found seven spent shell casings on the highway. >> reporter: the victim was hit in the torso and leg. police rushed him to pretty bad hospital in critical condition. his car was found less an a half mile away from the scene of the carjacking. >> police recovered the vehicle within minutes unoccupied about blocks away. >> reporter: and the victim is out of surgery, he remains in the hospital in critical, but stable condition. police are looking for surveillance footage in the area to see if it can help with the investigation. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." rick. >> thank you turning to accuweather it's a nice comfortable start to the workweek. we have a mix of clouds and sun outside, low humidity as we check out the scene from sky6 live hd in center city. meteorologist karen rogers is in
for david murphy who joins outside on the terrace for a check of the comfortable conditions. >> reporter: it's pretty out here, we have relatively low humidity, a nice light breeze. we have clouds on the satellite image. we're watching the clouds that moved in overnight and the clouds have been upon us all and off all no morning. it's raining in virginia and west virginia. we're watching the clouds to see if we get a drizzle drop, but any we've seen on the radar has evaporated. it was enough for beautiful pictures this morning thanks to everybody that shareholder the sunrise pictures like christian from bethany beach in delaware. we loved sharing them with everybody. we have seen the sunshine mixing through the clouds. 83 degrees in philadelphia.
feeling nice and comfortable for this time of the year. humidity is not too bad, maybe light slightly above yesterday. comfortable 77 in reading, 82 in wilmington, 84 in dover where it is stickier, dover, millville and cape may reporting dewpoints higher than the rest of the area feeling sticky down there. 80 degrees in beach haven. today's high, 88, a little bit above average. not hitting the record of 100, that's for sure. at 4:00 p.m., # 8 that's -- 88 that's the high. 5:00 p.m., holding in the upper 08 ts, sunshine. 7:00 p.m., 83 degrees under partly cloudy skies. if you're heading up to musikfest i'll have the forecast for that for bethlehem, pennsylvania, we'll check that in in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> thank you. in other news, the criminal
justice center is back open for business yesterday, the cjc was shut down on thursday after an elevator accident sent two people to the hospital. sheriff sergeant paul owens suffered a broken back. beverly smith was treated for minor injuries. experts tested the facilities and made the decision to reopen. delta airline is slowly resuming operations after the computer system crashed worldwide causing delays all around the globe, that included philadelphia. the situation was much worse at delta's main hub in atlanta where a power outage caused the system-wide crash there. thousands were forced to wait in long lines. delta is offering waivers for all passengers affected. in the race for the white house donald trump is turning his focus to the economy.
his plan is to boost jobs and cut taxes. >> reporter: good afternoon, it is no surprise that donald trump wants to try and shift his focus away from all the controversy of last week and talk a bit more about policy. today he is giving what his campaign is billing as a major speech. >> reporter: is this a reset for donald trump? in detroit today, the republican nominee unveiling an economic plan that the campaign said includes the biggest tax reform since ronald reagan. he wants to replace obama care and limit taxes on businesses to 15% and end taxes on child care expenses. after a week of constant controversy, it's no surprise trump's shifting his focus, a new abc washington post is brutal for the republican nominee. hillary clinton extending her lead by 8 points and her support among women is at the highest
level yet. two-thirds of americans say trump has the wrong rament to be president. he is attacking hillary clinton for her e-mail service. >> i may have short circuited. >> she is unhinged and unbalanced. >> reporter: remember the never trump movement it's back, everybody -- e van mcmullen is running as a third-party candidate. >> he offers a conservative choice. it's going to be hard for him to get on every state ballot and in some places like tax tax eel -- he'll likely have to sue to get
his name added. karen travers abc "action news." criminals have a way to get information in matter of minutes. a water slide is shut down after a child's death. meteorologist karen rogers is back with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast from accuweather when "action news" at noon continues in just a moment.
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>> we are awaiting more information from police about the murder-suicide that claimed the lives of a family of five in berks county. the gun was found near one of the adult victims, the investigators have not said who fired it. police were called to the home on saturday. officers found megan short and her husband mark and three children and a dog shot to death inside the home. a 10-year-old boy died on a massive water slide in kansas city kansas.
caleb schwab was killed while riding the water slide. it's billed as the world's largest water slide that reaches speeds up to 70 miles per hour. rides go down the ride in a raft and have to be 54 inches tall. >> the lady in front of me said that most of the time that she rode, the front harness did not work any of the times she rode it. water park owners said an investigation is underway. police in dallas discovered a skimming device that uses bluetooth technology. they were hidden in the kiosks in several gas stations. instead of returning to collect the data, the information is
sent to somebody sitting in the parking lot. a wildfire is spreading in california burning 1500 acres of handle in the course of a few hours. the so-called pilot fire broke out in the san bernadino mountains. hundreds of firefighters are trying to contain the flames. dozens of homes have been vak waited. -- evacuated. american athletes had a strong day of competition in brazil. michael phelps won a gold medal. the women's gymnastic team finished 10 points in the final round. all five women earned a spot in the all around competition or the event finals. president obama started his
vacation by hitting the links. he reached a milestone playing his 300th round of golf as president. as he reaches the end of his term, the president is revealing his handicap. he tells the golf channel he is an honest 13. >> new regulations for electronic cigarettes take effect today, the new laws are meant to keep the devices away from children. also a world known charity for military votes has been criticized the way it handles doe inflations. -- donations.
>> a national charity for military veterans is facing layoffs. the wounded warrior project has faced allegations about wasteful spending in the past. the group's ceo said he expects to restructure and that includes cutting jobs and reducing executive salaries. they plan to announce more details next month. a new study says new jersey and delaware have some of the worst drivers in the u.s. they have the number 4 and 5 spots of the top ten list according to smart assets which rounds up data from the federal highway administration.
they have low rankings for t the high number of deaths for drivers. new regulations for electronic cigarettes are in effect. that means anyone under 18 cannot buy them. fda is requiring more warnings and safety reviews on the devices. the federal government announced the rules back in may, but they took effect today. "action news" team is working on new stories tonight beginning at 4:00 p.m. here's alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom, hi, alicia, how was the weekend? >> reporter: it was great. >> reporter: coming up today we are talking back to school time, as kids prepare to go back, laptops are thet items.
we break it down in what's the deal. heading back to school, one university is offering a new program to help students struggling with adulting. it's a real class. don't forget you can take us with you on the go, adulting. sometimes as adults we need a refresher course. >> [laughter]. more news as we come right back.
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i would expand upon it. [laughter] >> reporter: let's take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area. we're dry through the region. we're seeing a lot of clouds, but for the most part they are mid level and high level clouds. you're getting sunshine peeking through. action cam and satellite 6 down in atlantic city. people down the shore, they don't mind the clouds, they are dealing with it. there's a little bit of humidity, feeling good for this time of the year. it's warm, 83 degrees, average high 86. the dewpoint is 63. so only slightly humid, feeling good out there. the pressure is rizing. the wind out of the east/northeast light preez at 8 miles per hour -- breeze at 8 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 78. satellite and radar showing the cloud deck that moved in during the overnight hours. we've been in and out of the clouds all morning long. we're seeing spots of rain
trying to pop up, but it's not reaching ground. when we take a wider look you can see how the rain is suppressed to the south. we have it in virginia and west virginia and florida, as well. balls the jet stream is displaced to the north an high pressure up above. it's keeping the rain to the south along with the front a little wave of low pressure riding along it. we are staying dry, the rain is down to the south. we have clouds and sunshine mixing in. it's a good day, 2:00 p.m., 86 degrees, 4:00 p.m., 88 that's the high. pretty warm. 6:00 p.m., 86. a nice comfortable night, low humidity in the overnight hours. 10:00 p.m., 78 degrees. look out if you're heading into the ocean, 78 degrees, we have moderate rip currents. you'll hit 83 in atlantic city today a little bit warmer at the beaches off delaware, 84 in
rehoboth beach and bethany where the ocean temperature is 79. under partly sunny skies, enjoy the shore. here's the forecast for bethlehem. it's a great night to be out and about. you'll see clouds, feeling comfortable, 7:00 p.m., 79. you can see by 8:00 p.m., 75. 9:00 p.m., 73. a comfortable 71 at 10:00 p.m., and 68 degrees. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today we'll see clouds and sunshine, feeling warm, 88 for the high, but rather comfortable. tomorrow, warm, a little brighter, 89 for the high. things change on wednesday. we add the humidity to the picture. it starts to feel oppressive. spotty thunderstorm north and west, 88. thursday, we're in the heat, 91. it's hot and humid, scattered showers or thunderstorms. friday a chance of thunderstorm north and west. hot and humid, 92. saturday we bumped up the temperature we'll hit 93 on
saturday, the warmest day of the seven-day period and feeling the humidity, as well. chance of a thunderstorm saturday and sunday, sunday we're knocking the temperature down to 89 degrees, but uncomfortable with the humidity. >> we'll take it. a pennsylvania bride who lost her father ten years ago was able to to have part of him at her wedding over the weekend. she was escorted down the aisle by the man who received her father's heart. jenny's father was killed in a robbery in 2006. her dad's organ were donated and the recipiant was the the man right there he received the heart. >> i've been talking to him and writing to him and sending gifts now he is here. my family is complete.
>> as for arthur thomas he said there was no greater honor than escorting the man who gave him his heart. >> much more to come on "action news" 12:30, the so-called scary lucy has been replaced with a new lucille ball statue. >> an art combustion at -- exhibition at the barnes foundation used trash to make his art to tell his story. those stories and more when we come right back. hello, again, ,
here's some of the stories we're following for you on "action news" at 12:30. hundred of delta flights worldwide were disrupted because of computer problems. we're live with what the airline is doing to help the affected customers. criminal courts are back in session after in center city after an elevator malfunctioned. for the first time ever a woman is leading one state's air national guard. now the details, a power outage that hit delta's computer system forced the airline to ground thousands of flights across the world. now delta is operating on limited flights worldwide. "action news"