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good morning, it is friday, august 12, matt o'donnell is off, gray hall joins us. >> jerry sandusky plans to be back on the stand in an appeal of his child sex abuse conviction. carson wentz gets a standing ovation before he makes the play, live report on his debut coming up. >> i saw you out there in the heat with all the people getting ready to have a good time.
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>> they were excited. >> they got what they wanted. let's go over to karen rogers, and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: it's going to hotter progress progressively through saturday. we had showers in a few spots that moved through center city moving into new jersey to at the moment on storm tracker 6 live double scan. for the most part we have the activity along the north of us, the ridge of high pressure north and west of the city. we can see how that has dipped closer to the city as it moved off the coast. you can see in the flow of this, showers and thunderstorms it's behind us, we have a chance of a poet shower and thunderstorm, philadelphia and north and west like yesterday. 82 is the current temperature. already in the 80s. lehigh valley mid to upper 70s. 72 in the poconos.
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80 in millville, dover, cape may. hot and humid, spotty shower or thunderstorm. 96 degrees is the high. i want to show you the heat index tracker. it will feel like 105, 106 later this afternoon, extreme heat that's why the excessive heat warning continues today. we have an end to this coming up. >> reporter: it will be getting here shortly along the vine street expressway. for now all lanes are blocked from overnight construction. the crews will be out of here in a half-hour. we'll be watching it. they will be opening before too long. they left on i-95 at cottman and cleared the schuylkill expressway at university avenue making progress there. a lot of construction zones are clearing. this has not in falls township bucks county, route 1 the super highway, southbound side at 113.
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delsea drive and 47 they are shutting down. a live look at 42 the off-ramp is block for construction to 130. overall traffic on 42 is moving fine as we kick things off on this friday morning. >> breaking overnight, what police are calling a running gun battle led to shootings in germantown. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick is live at saint christopher's hospital where the child was taken for treatment. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that's right, four people shot in the latest shooting, three adults, but the one everyone has their eye on this morning is that 6-year-old boy who was shot in the chest and in the arm, he
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remains in critical condition at saint christopher's hospital. we'll take a look at the video from the scene. we are told this happened before 11:30 last night. 14 district officers responded to the 5500 block of west carson. multiple cars and homes were hit. police found 50 shell casings from multiple type ofs weapons, including -- types of of weapons, including ak-47 assault weapon. police believe the 29-year-old in the vehicle with the boy was the intended target. >> him and another 29-year-old male were located inside a vehicle en route to the hospital. that 29-year-old victim was shot five times, chest, stomach, both arms and leg. two other males, 29 years old and 32 years old were shot in
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the extremities, once in the arm and one in the legs. this appears it was a running gun battle. there were casings on the streets and the sidewalk. there were multiple armed combatants and they were all engaged. >> reporter: the child was taken to einstein and stabilized there and taken to saint christopher's hospital. 215-546-tips you can remain anonymous. they have no information from neighbors. earlier this week, i was in front of the same hospital about the 6-year-old girl who was shot. they have not received tips in that case, either. they are urging people to call them, you can remain anonymous. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news."
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>> funk you can do something in either one of those cases please make that anonymous car. a heartbreaking goodbye in northeast philadelphia for three young children killed in a murder suicide. their father and mother dead. the couple faced domestic issues. >> the time 4:37. this morning a philadelphia man caring for children faces child abuse charges. brandon speach is accused of posing as a woman on social media. the mother who did not want to reveal her identity relived the moment that she discovered she had left her kids home with a wanted man. >> i called the cops, tell them and there was a guy in my house, he is my babysitter.
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>> philadelphia city schools say he worked at the elementary through the nonprocht education work. -- nonprofit education work. school said all our employees have federal background checks. jerry sandusky will be back in court trying trying to appeas conviction. sandusky said he wants a new trial. he claims his previous lawyers did not adequately represent him. chad perdelli will be in bellefonte, centre county for the hearing. police say there's nothing they can do with the distracted driver who was texting with her hands and driving with her foot on the schuylkill expressway. "action news" showed you this piece of viral video wednesday
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night at 11:00 p.m. authorities need to catch the driver in the act in order to ticket them. a couple video her from the passenger seat and honked and told her to stop and took pictures of her license plate. this is a lesson for us all to put down the phone and put our hands on the wheel. >> eagles fans were head over heels to see carson wentz debut. the eagles won 17-9 against the tampa buccaneers at the linc. katherine scott is live at the linc. he is not the starter, he is a a -- and there's a new coach, but the focus on -- was on carson wentz.
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>> i think people were happy with the potential that he showed with wentz and the team. there were high points and there are points to improve on, but it was a win and people are happy to see that. >> fly eagles fly ♪ >> reporter: it was not pretty, but fans were pleased with the victory, what they saw from new head coach doug peterson. >> i liked him as a quarterback i liked him as a coach. >> reporter: the festivities started early, the grills were fired up, so were the fans that enthusiasm carried them through to the game. >> go eagles! >> reporter: much of eagles nation had their eye on third string quarterback carson wentz. >> he seems to be avoiding the rush getting out of the pocket
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being able to move. >> i don't think he should be third string. >> reporter: the rookie qb took to the field to loud cheers, he took hits and showed his speed, while there's room for improvement, they saw it as a promising beginning. >> it's toughness, he stood in the pocket and bounced back from tough hits. >> you got to take hits, been a while since that happened, overall i had a lot of fun out there, definitely things to improve on for myself and as a team, but overall enjoyable. >> reporter: the next preseason game is next thursday it is the way against the steelers. >> we want to keep talking about wentz. 4:40 a.m., another municipality park accident.
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3-year-old boy is hurt while riding a rollercoaster in pennsylvania. >> 9 people are found in a cave. >> reporter: the excessive heat will continue through sunday. the hazy, hot and humid continueshe exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, 4:43 a.m., our channel 6 family is preparing for in memory of captain noah. his name was w.carter merbreier. his funeral mass will be at 11:00 a.m. we invite you to join us sunday morning during the 10:00 a.m.
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edition of "action news" for a special tribute to captain noah's career and children's television. we'll show you pictures and more of the legacy that will live on. >> the melter are -- memories are beautiful. >> reporter: i can't wait to watch that special along with everybody else. >> let's talk about the heat. it's dangerous, that's why we have the excessive heat warning. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have a couple of showers that are moving through. i want to go in closer with double scan. we have a cell that's moving through trenton and wrightstown and doylestown, not seeing any lightens strikes at the moment, just something rumbling through early this morning. let's go outside and check the conditions for you. we have mostly cloudy skies looking live in atlantic city after a record warm water temperature there yesterday at 83 degrees.
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let's look right now at the conditions for you, we had a highest heat index yesterday of 105. so the heat has been extreme and that's why we have the heat warning. we're not used to heat like that for an extended period of time. temperature, 82. dewpoint, 76. oppressive heat and humidity sticking with us. the barometer is falling. a little bit of a light breeze out of the southwest. it's a warm, sticky breeze. the ocean temperature is 74. what a change from yesterday in the low 80s. satellite and radar, we're seeing disturbances moving through. this is the ridge of high pressure where the heat is underneath of that. we're seeing disturbances ride along the ridge. we'll get a shower or thunderstorm, especially philadelphia north and west, but we can take a look at that at future tracker 6 showing not a big deal for us, a couple of showers or thunderstorms especially later this afternoon,
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mostly north and west, the bigger issue for you, most of us dealing with the heat, the humidity, today's high, 96 degrees. it will feel like it's well over 100. it's hot and oppressively humid. just a spotty storm. one or two of those this morning, we'll see a couple of more later on. it will not break the heat. it is a prolonged stressful event. it's a good time to keep an eye on the elderly friends on the pellets. heat index will be 105 or higher. it's uncommon for us, people say oh, it's the northeast, we have the heat, but not this oppressive. you need to limit your outdoor activity. a lot of kids are home from school, you do not want to go outside and jog or play. go into a pool. it's hot and humid, 9 -6r is the
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the -- 96 is the high, it will feel hotter like that. tomorrow is the core of the heat feeling like over 105. sunday is oppressive, we bumped up the numbers, 94 on sunday. monday the front comes through, ahead of the front we hit 92. we'll still be in the heat wave at that point. tuesday, 89 degrees. wednesday, better, clouds and sun, 88. thursday you're looking at a high of 87. don't forget you can go to 6abc.com to get all the latest with this heat as we've been tracking it around the clock and writing discussions. this is a good time to take the weather seriously and you don't want to fool around in the heat today. >> philadelphia's heat line is being extended (215)765-9040.
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operators can answer questions about heat stress and medical warning signs. that heat line ask activated at 8:30 a.m. a 3-year-old boy was hurt riding a rollercoaster in western pennsylvania outside of pittsburgh. it has been shut while they figure out what happened here. the boy was riding a wooden coaster with his orderly brother. 3-year-old fell from the coaster. he was conscious when he was airlifted to the hospital. this follows other recent incidents at park across the county, on sunday, a 10-year-old boy was killed on a water slide in kansas and monday, 3 girl were hurt falling from a ferris wheel in tennessee. >> a man shows off his dance moves for an unimpressed judge when "action news" continues.
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everybody are looking live at the vine street expressway, westbound lanes have reopened. eastbound they are in the process of trying to get things reopened. another ten minutes on the eastbound construction.
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there was more overnight paving work going on in delco. tough to see the cones but they are out here near mcdade boulevard. they should be gone in another hour or so. we have this work in new castle county causing delays, heading south on i-95 in the christiana area. speeds in the 2oth century. a crash monroeville at bridgeton pike. our fire activity in vineland shutting down delsea drive has cleared. there's emergency work in monroe township black horse pike right lane out there until 7:00 a.m. >> time to take a look at business. another set back for atlantic city, the highest auction bid for baderr field came in at
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$50 million. stocks soared on wall street ahead of the june jobs report. new degree, no problem, the 4.9% jobless rate is leaving employers with a shrinking pool of employees that means workers without degrees are getting a better chance of getting a job. jobs are steady in restaurants and healthcare where jobs don't require a degree. >> people are shot in germantown including a child. >> annie mccormick has a live report on the casualties up ahead at 5:00 a.m. >> new this morning, three
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college students who went missing exploring a cave have been found safe. american students and japanese students entered the cave wednesday night. crews searched for them wednesday morning and found them later in the day. parts of the cave are narrow and other areas of the cave slippery and muddy and have several large cracks. a florida man danced in court to get the attention of a judge. take a look at calvin griffith, the accused car thief. the judge set his bond at
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$18,000. his mother said he sulphurs from mental illness and was off his medication. >> coming up we'll get a look at the president obama's play list. >> a fire in south jersey burns for more than 8 hours. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back. ♪ ♪ award winning interface. award winning design. award winning engine. the volvo xc90. the most awarded suv of the century.
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5:00 a.m. on this friday, august 12, matt o'donnell is off, gray hall joining us.
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>> a gun battle on the streets of philadelphia overnight critically injured a young boy and three others. we are live with the latest. a murder trial continues today in the lehigh valley. there was a surprise in it yesterday over who was not called to testify. >> and taking a live look sky6 live hd the dangerous heat and humidity will get worse today, so prepare. >> david murphy is off, karen rogers has the hot details, matt pellman is taking a look at traffic, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we had a couple of early morning showers and thunderstorms that moved through the area. i want to show you what it looks like on storm tracker 6 live double scan. a difference in the past 30 minutes. we had a cell near trenton and wrightstown that moved through the city, that fell apart, just a few sprinkles now. for the most part, the storms are a big part of the forecast, just a chance of a spotty storm. the big issue, the heat and the humidity. the national

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