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that child has died. it is monday night. jim is off i'm brian taff. the big story is the fatal crash in kensington. the victim a little girl and the police say it may have been the result of recklessness. and christie ileto live, what have you learned about this? >> brian, witnesses say that two cars were racing down second street when they crashed right here at this intersection into another vehicle. the force of the crash was so powerful that even though e.m.t.'s no less than 100 meters away the 3-year-old died of head injuries. >> the two cars hit this car and i walked down the street and i saw them lifting the baby out. >> he didn't realize he was hearing the final moments after 3-year-old girl in the back seat of this crushed blue honda. the girl's mother and grandmother heading west on york street when they were hit.
>> it appears the striking vehicle that was going south on second street, being operated by the 17-year-old male, may have been driving at a high rate of speed. some witnesses are saying that that 17-year-old driver was actually racing another vehicle. >> the blue honda jumped the curb and ripped up a hydrant before ejecting the 3-year-old through the passenger window. >> was she in a car seat? >> when found on the sidewalk not in a car seat. however, there is a car seat in the back of the vehicle. >> and the little baby. >> the little girl died shortly after being rushed to the hospital. >> a live picture of the victim's car where accident investigators are still combing through the scene. the police are looking for a third car, dark in color likely with damage to the front because it knocked over this utilities pole at the intersection.
police are also looking at surveillance footage that businesses in the area may have. anyone with information about this possible third driver is asked to call detectives. reporting live in kensington, christie ileto for channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. two people killed in this violent crash in new jersey. a car went off the road into a tree splitting into several pieces. investigators have not yet said what is to blame for this fatal wreck. opening statements underway tomorrow in the perjury trial against the top prosecutors. kathleen kane left the courthouse, accused of leaking information and lying about it under oath. six men and six women selected. and kane denied wrong-doing. a postal worker helped the police collect evidence.
the alleged weapon side of a mailbox. detectives have plenty of other evidence as well, but still no one in custody tonight. >> that's right, brian. normally there are a number of question marks surrounding a homicide car scene but in this case the whole thing was captured by surveillance cameras. not just one angle. and the gunman's getaway also on video. two men arguing when gun shots in front of the dominican store in front of the surveillance cameras. >> you see the shooter firing one shot, striking the victim in the leg. the victim tried to run and collapsed. and then you can clearly see the shooter standing over the victim, firing multiple shots while the victim is laying on the street. >> the 45-year-old male rushed to the medical center and
pronounced dead on arrivals. and right away the videos help the police collect clues as to who's and where's. and another caught a suspect running down a driveway on allicot. and then help from a postal worker finding a hand gun about a block and a half away. >> and it's a good possibility this is the gun used, but the mailbox is held as a crime scene. >> police say the cameras captured some pretty good images. a man with a thick beard and curly hair, gray t-shirt and blue boxer shorts, even down to the black sneakers that he was wearing. it should not be long before they catch up with him. >> dann, thank you. mourners gather to remember a 29-year-old husband and father gunned down in philadelphia's kensington section. family members say he was walking home when two men came
up and shot him eight times along braddic street. and he was a philadelphia school bus driver. the police are still looking for the gunman. the police in berks county trying to figure out what happened to a murder-suicide leaving a family dead. mark and megan short and their three children shot and killed, and the police are calling it a case of domestic violence. they were known in the community because their daughter willow had a heart implant days after important. and the mother said it left them with post-traumatic stress disorder. >> with you walk out you you have to look at the home and it breaks your heart. >> not releasing new information until an autopsy is complete on mark short. the philadelphia police and f.b.i. put out an alert following a rash of armed robberies at asian businesses.
since may targeting 12 businesses in northwest and southwest philadelphia and the latest this morning in the 5100 block of haverford. getting away with money and valuables. >> between 4:00 and 6:00 in the morning. of the 12 only one happened in the afternoon. >> one suspect with a distinctive tattoo that may say "felicia" on the back of his neck. the police said they have multiple tips. the center for criminal justice home opening as usually but the two elevators involved in the crash out of service indefinitely. we have learned that paul owens is paralyzed from the waist down and kept in a medically-induced coma. they spent the weak testing the elevators, but are not sure why one went haywire flying into the
ceiling. delta computers back up but trying to get people to their defendant stations. it started in atlanta at 2:30 a.m. and led to a dome domino effect. and some passengers complained they got no warning about the global disruption until they made it through seeing other passengers sleeping on the floor. and the c.e.o. had an apology b. >> my first question is what happened to the back up plan? where is the back up plan for delta? i find it hard to believe one outage in one spot in atlanta
can shutdown their entire network. >> the impact at philadelphia airport was not too severe since it was not a hub. and some travelingers can make a particular change, and may offer refunds or vouchers. and wine sales going into effect the liquor control board taking permits for the new liquor law. under that, businesses with restaurant or hotel licenses selling beer to go can apply to upgrade the licenses allowing them to sell bottles of wine, over the grounder and upgrading to restaurant license. and in cherry hill voting to rezone for a new gas station, affecting the garden state park which was originally planned to be a town center with shops, departments and walkable access to the train station. no word on how tonight's vote
affects the development. dozens of community members spoke out against the rezoning saying it will bring noise and extra traffic to that largely residenceal area. they just bought this boat this morning, but it didn't survive the day. delaware city firefighters had to extinguish it along the canal near the route 1 bridge. the 32-foot sail boat's name is "next time" but clearly not one tonight. they just bought it in philadelphia and in the middle of bringing it back to maryland. ♪ donald trump laying out some details about his economic plan. what will jolt the middle class into prosperity. and trump wants to simplify cutting the brackets from seven to three. and he wants to slash corporate taxes from the current 35% to no
more than 15%. and he also is calling for child care costs to be fully deductible. >> this is what i want to do for our country. i want to jump start america and it can be done. and it constant even -- it won't even be that hard. >> and trump dealing with criticism from republicans. 50 top national security officials, all who worked for republican presidents, had a letter denouncing him staying he will be the most reckless president in history. and hillary clinton in florida today touting herself as the small-business president. she also took an at trump campaign saying his economics advisors are wealthy men seeking ways to avoid paying their fair share. and announcing the plans pass unrealistic. >> economists left, right, in the middle all say the same thing, that trump's policies
would throw us into a recession, the last thing we need. >> and may hear trump's criticism of her economic plans as she lays them out later this week. she said she wants to raise taxes on the nation's wealthiest. and the polls show clinton strengthening her support by likely voters ahead by 13% today. libertarian gary johnson 7% andstein 2% right now. and they say that clinton gained in ground in the past two weeks. a statistical dead head before the convention. and download our 6abc app. information from the campaign trail and live results on election night. still to come, the hospital the latest major terror target.
kansas police say a 10-year-old boy, who was killed while riding the world's tallest water slide yesterday died of a neck injury. they say caleb schwab one of three passengers on verruckt meaning insane in german. they found the boy dead in a pool at the end of the ride. the others treated for minor face injury.
schwab a child of a lawmaker and the slide closed indefinitely. a wildfire burning in the san bernardino national forest only 5% contained at this hour. mandatory evacuations underway as hundreds of firefighters battle that blaze. 16 helicopters are dumping water on the hard-to-reach areas. the fire broke out yesterday afternoon and already charred seven square miles. a suicide bomber in a pakistani hospital killing some and 90 injured. a terrorist group part of the taliban claiming responsibility. the jihadists say they shot and killed a prominent lawyer on his way home and bombed his colleagues who gathered to mourn his loss. and giving the address indicating he may want to step down. enough to stop people in their
tracks. and the emperor said it may be difficult for him to keep carrying on his duties at head of state. after world war ii the em and remember a south dakota double passing away 20 minutes apart. henry and jeanette mared for 63 years, he is a korean war veteran. and 87 jeanette died after battling alzheimer's degrees, and then henry lost his battle to prostrate cancer. >> it is something you don't pray for because it almost seems mean. >> and the children say the
clock stopped at the exact moment their father passed away. can't explain it but brings them comfort. do you get your cholesterol checked at the hospital? they request whether it matters for millennials. pointing out there are zero studies showing that the test are worth were for 29-39. it doesn't mean they are not, it means it is just an assumption that the cholesterol management helps with heart disease later in live the recommendations are not changing and the cholesterol blood draws are routine screening. zika not a threat in our area at this point, but a danger of other diseases. and tonight the montgomery health department going after the bugs with insecticide.
and they tested positive for the west mile virus this year. and cecily tynan with the accuweather forecast. one more day to enjoy outside and then air conditioning. >> exactly the dog days of summer moving in. stormtracker 6 showing we have rain-free conditions out there. actually a pretty comfortable night. the action cam out and about and witness as little dining el fresco in philadelphia. on the flip side, showing you what is going on in northern lbi. this is a little quieter. and you see a little fishing going on at the bay as the sun was setting. the clouds thing out from earlier today. right now pretty comfortable. 75 in philadelphia. allentown 69, trenton 70. cape may 75, and wilmington also 75 degrees. satellite 6, along with action radar, showing the clouds from earlier today really carving out
and pushing to the south as it moves off the coast. the high pressure will bring us dry conditions tomorrow. it will be warm but not oppressively humid. the day planner showing 73 degrees, bumping up to 82 by 11, 87 by 2:00, and 89 degrees at 5:00. 3 degrees above normal. more sunshine than clouds. that high pressure though will not be staying here. what it will do is sink down to the south, become the classic bermuda high pump and just sit there right through the week and the weekend. what that will do is shift the steering throw out of the south-southwest. warmer flow of air and wednesday up to 90 degrees. steamy with dewpoints in the 70s and then a series of disturbances along the ring bringing us possibility of showers and thunderstorms.
down the shore it should be a pretty nice beach day. be careful with the easterly flow. ocean 79 degrees, like bath water on the beaches. in new jersey low 80s. the delaware beaches mid 80s. good sunshine to the south and more clouds to the north. and the forecast, tomorrow a warm, summer day. a touch humidity but not oppressive high of 89 degrees. it gets steamy wednesday. very muggy, 90 degrees with the possibility of scattered thunderstorms. with the humid futuretracker showing we could have heavy hitters in the afternoon with brief, heavy downpours. we keep the chance of storms really through the week, including thursday. the eagles' presame game 91 degrees. and friday and saturday the peak of the heat. 94 friday. saturday 95. but the heat index above 105.
dangerously hot. friday the step back a little. 92 degrees. and monday, showers and storms and humid and not as hot high of 89. heading into heat wave number five and saying it a lot this summer, take it easy, check on neighbors and check on pets. >> drink lots of water. musikfest and tribute to the lives of david bowe and prince. band from mars kicking it off with bowie classics like change in fame. and swift technique took the stage and headliners will perform later this week. and 6abc is produced to be the media partner of musikfest. ♪
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rust, but the rookies it is about more. and carson wentz expected to pay a good portion of the second half against the buccaneers and a chance to impress the coaching staff. and his first taste of nfl game action. wentz says he is not too worried about butterfullies. >> i don't get too nervous about this game. it is just a game. i may have to calling down the excitement because i am excited. >> even in preseason the first nfl game he will be nervous, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. and hopefully coach gets him a couple of come -- completions. and matthews not playing, a knee injury in friday's practice. and they say matthew
he -- matthew sincerely a and the sixers coach enjoying his summer before getting it going with the basketball team. and testing the eagles knowledge. >> everyone asks you about ben simmons and i will ask you what you think of carson wentz? >> moving around they look like they are organized right now from a basketball perspective an nba perspective. >> you don't know anything about his quarterbacking skills. >> not really. not one, but two incredible shots you need to see. and utley playing against the phillies, not taking it easy on them.
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now to the phillies. they are catching up with an old friend as they begin a series in los angeles with the dodgers. talking about chase utley. the phills first meeting with him since he was traded there last august. eflin finds himself in trouble the second batter that is gone. corey seager the solo homer. the dodgers 5 runs in the frame sending nine to the plate. and the second inning, utley, we have seen that before. the solo shot the eighth of the season. and eflin struggling and right now 7-3 dodgers in the fourth inning. the olympics. murphy wins cold in the men's 100-meter back stroke in record time. and serena williams wins. and trick shots galore.
and the high school basketball coach in nashville from atop a hotel 250 feet up. you betcha. and drew brees and fellow quarterback attempting 20 throw a football through a basketball hoop and brees does it as well. which drew it up better? the basketball coach or drew brees? >> i am in. >> both good. >> thank you. and "jimmy kimmel live" next. now for cecily tynan, ducis rodgers, jim gardner and the entire "action news" team i'm brian taff. i hope you have a great night. we'll see you back here tomorrow.
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