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big story on "action news" is the murder investigation into wilmington. >> "action news" reporter chad pradelli live in wilmington with the details. >> reporter: sharrie police have a person of interest and they are questioning that man. they continue to search the home behind me and they are actually searching the one two doors down and moments ago they brought something extremely long wrapped in paper and put it into a crime scene vehicle that is the house they are searching inside and out and just over there is where the body was found. investigators spent the day scouring 2119 locust. searching for evidence in the murder of miecious bow pez. a person has been taken into custody as a person of interest. hoskins mother is trying to process the loss of her
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daughter. >> i'm in shock, still unbelievable. devastated. >> police say that the killer shot hoskins multiple times and stuffed her in a trash can. the police found the body after receiving a tip and her mother says that she recently broke up with her boyfriend. >> he was a troubled kid. he just got out of jail for pulling a gun on both of my daughters. >> investigators are searching for clues, they placed candles where the 21-year-old's body was found. >> our hearts in wilmington, delaware, are broken. >> she wants her daughter remembers as an honest and caring woman. >> as for her killer? >> why did you have to treat my daughter as if she was trash? why? >> reporter: and hos kin's mother says whoever is responsibility for killing her
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daughter, she will forgive. i'm live in wilmington, channel 6 "action news." >> all right chad thank you. now to a case of he said he said. that dominated the headlines, in the final days of the olympic games. brazil says that claims by american swimmers that they were robbed at gun point are simply not true. but tonight olympian champion, refuses to back down from his side of the story. adrian bankard is live with all the developments from rio. >> reporter: good evening, it's a global play-by-play more dramatic than the olympic games in rio. this turning into an international incidents. >> claims made that they were robbed at gun point have crumbled. police saying there was no robbery. and federal brazilian police
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sources say at least one of the four olympic swimmers including ryan lochte are seen breaking down a bathroom door with a gas station and getting into a fight with a security guard and rewind to last week that the controversial interview lochte gave to nbc news. >> he pulled out his gun and said get down and i put my hands up and i was like whatever. >> lochte now saying it was pointed in think direction. >> his teammates, all remain in brazil. two of them seen here in a rio police station after being pulled from a flight bound for houston. >> they came by and said sir you need to debark the plane and they took them off. >> lets give these kids a break. sometimes you take actions you later regret. >> rio's chief of police saying
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they should apologize telling brazilian tv network, the only truth is saying they were drunk. >> and a federal police source in rio says that at least two of the swimmers in brazil at this time cooperating with authorities could possibly be home in the u.s. as soon as this evening. rick back to you. >> adrian thank you. well, just hours after the american swimmers made their claims reports of a british athlete also being robbed. they said one of their athletes was held up at gun point after a night out. they did not say if that was reported to police. our coverage continues with gray hall tonight, he is live in gloucester county where he talked to local swimmers about the alleged incident in rio. >> reporter: rick, it is the topic of conversation around the
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pool, many swimmers we talked to they were a bit surprised by the news, the allegations were true, the big question is why? their dives may not be preliminary pick quality just yet but one day their names could be as big as ryan lochte orplyingal phelps. they are keeping an eye on the competitions and the controversy around ryan lochte are making a splash. they are disappointed to hear he may be untruthful. >> it will take away from who he is. a lot of people looked up to him as a swimmer and as a person, and now it's a big question mark. >> investigators are wading through the details but it appears his claims are sinking fast. adrian says this has nothing to do with swimming and everything to do with character. >> i don't want my kids
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following something like that. you can root for him but i'd never go to an autograph signing or something like that. >> they are willing to look past it and forgive the swimmers involved. >> it's surprising, i think he has done great things, and has won a lot of medals for us. i look up to him and so do i. it was a mistake. >> with all the success at the olympics, it's a shame it will leave a blemish. why would you want this to be the back story? people will remember that. people remember the bad. >> reporter: and back out live as all of this continues to unfold. many want to hear from lochte and the other swimmers involved in all of this, all of whom
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could face punishment or some type of fine. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> okay gray thank you. well, 40 men were arrested in a massive child pornography bust in new jersey, there is at least one suspect from every county in the garden state. officials used special equipment to monitor file sharing sites that led them to dozens of suspects, officials say they all have one thing in common. >> they all allegedly share a depraved desire to watch children being raped, being molested and forced to perform sexual acts on themselves or others. >> one of suspects is 37-year-old adam farrington, a father of three young children from cinnaminson. neighbors told "action news" they were surprised saying farrington was a good father. it took police six months to round up all 40 suspects. two men are in the chester county jail for allegedly having
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sex with a 14-year-old girl. jamison and brown are accused of tricking the girl into the relationship and they seized 50,000 pornographic images and videos from the home. they are looking into the possibility there may be more victims. >> pennsylvania inspector general bruce beamer is tapped to replace kathleen kane as the top prosecutor. beamer worked under kane and testified against her in the trial. wolf nominated beamer to replace her and once approved he will replace the acting attorney general, bruce caster. >> now time for a check of our traffic report. matt pellman is keeping on eye on the roads. >> we disapprove on the ride, from 202 at king of prussia from this point from the conshohocken curve to the belmonbelmont.
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there was a vehicle at gladwyne, it's still a very slow go into the phils game. if you take 95 southbound to the phils game a little better but not a whole lot. jammed from academy to cotman and jammed south from the betsy ross bridge to girard. a crash involving a pedestrian at the monroe muffler near allentown road. you should avoid that. and swede road a crash and downed pole. 202 gets you around that. and slowing on southbound 45, 95 southbound is not a lot better with normal volume and marsh road remains blocked because of a downed pole. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> thank you matt. just days after mcdonald's made a big change to the happy meals, the company is reversing course. coming up in health check, why
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the fast food chain is pulling the toys they were handing out all to promote physical fitness for children. and the eagles are taking on the steelers tonight in preseason action. jeff skversky is live in pittsburgh. >> reporter: sam bradford and the eagles are gearing up for the steelers, a big deal for bradford to get on the same page with his new look offensive line. with overnight rain and the sunshine is back and we get a break from the heat and humidity and we track the return of it over the weekend along with a chance of strong storms. all the details in the accuweather forecast. when "action news" returns.
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firefighters in southern california have established a foot hold in california, the flames have burned 37 miles east of los angeles. they have not confirmed how many buildings have been destroyed only that lots of structures are gone. and expect large losses. health check tonight. more than 60 thousand adults in the u.s. are expected to be
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diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the next year. health reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman is live at the big board with more on what you need to know. >> reporter: this is the new england journal of med in, it says the number of people with thyroid cancer skyrocketed over the last decades, but it's likely do to more sensitive testing, it picks up cancers that will never grow or pose a problem. the number of deaths has remained the same, routine screening with ultrasound is not recommended but your pro required can do a physical exam to spot potential problems. eating fish at least two times per week can help prevent diabetic eye disease that happens to 30% of diabetics, fish say good source of omega 3 fatty acids and people that had
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a diet rich in the nutrient had a lower rate of the disease. and it has been shown to be good for your heart. and finally, we have an update to a story we brought you yesterday. mcdonalds now pulling the fitness trackers from happy meals. the toys were suppose to be a fun way to promote physical fitness for kids but after some reports of rashes be skin irritation, the company announced they will no longer give them out. >> unfortunately that did not last very long. mcdonald's say that customer safety comes first and are investigating the problem and other happy meal toys will be offered in place of the fitness trackers. >> thank you. still to come on "action news." the new system that police are putting in place in newark that they hope will cut back on underage drinking and. and a florida home was destroyed by fire after a
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popular gift for kids exploded out of nowhere. david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family,
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to blame for a house fire in dania, florida. an entire room was torched. the device was left plugged into an outlet for two weeks and it just exploded. it sent burning pieces flying into other rooms of the home as well. damage estimates could reach $50,000. from our delaware newsroom now, with college students about to return, the city of newark announced a new nuisance point system to cut down on underage drinking and related issues at local bars and restaurants, most that cater to the students of the university of delaware, are given special permits to sell alcohol. under the new points system if an establishments is found breaking the rules, they will then accrue points. enough points could result in the loss of their alcohol
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permit. mayor jim kenney renewed the city's commitment to fair hiring practices. at the federal reserve bank, it was hosted by city works. a different type of circus is about to make a slash in delaware. "action news" got a sneak peek at an aquatic spectacular called cirque talia. it has acrobats and contortionists. fountains of water shoot 14 feet in the air and rain on the stage below. much to the delight of this mermaid i'm sure. there is a mermaid somewhere in there. they will perform tonight through sunday in delaware city. very cool. >> interesting. still to come on "action news" at 5:00, a check of the forecast. >> looking live outside sky 6 hd showing you the beaches of atlantic city and it's pretty
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busy right now. meteorologist, cecily tynan, has your accuweather forecast when we come right back.
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. time for accuweather at the "action news" bluecross broad street run board. it felt good in philadelphia. dew points are a little bit
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lower and temperatures lower and sky 6 hd looking at the commodore barry bridge and after waking up with the clouds, lingering showers and the sunshine is back, a lot of people are asking me on my facebook and twitter account is this heat wave a record? not even close. this heat wave number five eight days. but the longest heat wave was way back in 1988, it went 18 days and the most number of heat waves back in 1991 when we had 10, we are only halfway there. we should not be getting ten heat waves there year. philadelphia south of 90 at 88 degrees and wilmington 89 and cape may and trenton 84 degrees. and the dew points dropped significantly inland, philadelphia the dew point 64 degrees and reading 65 and that is slightly muggy. and we have dew points in the reason right along the beach,
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interior south jersey and delaware. you really feel the moisture in the air and feeling oppressive. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we did get some showers and thunderstorms, much needed rain, that moves through overnight than is pushed down to the southeast. you can't see it too well but there is a piece of energy rolling towards the poconos and a little bit of a vort max, that could cause problems in the poconos, but most of the region is rain free and partly cloudy and somewhat humid, 67 in the suburbs and 74 for center city. and waking up with a good amount of sunshine tomorrow. this model shows that we could have a little bit of scattered shower activity with a sea breeze front along the jersey coast. something we have to allow for. most of the region seeing a lot of sunshine, down the shore sunny and warm and a late day shower and 84. philadelphia though we are back in the heat and humidity. 91 degrees in the poconos and
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poconos 81 under mostly sunny skies. on saturday, it gets humid with the possibility of a thunderstorm and a better chance of some strong gusty thunderstorms late in the day on sunday and sunday night ahead of a cold front. the high of 90 and look what happens behind it, 84 on monday and tuesday a little bit on the cool side with low humidity and high of 82. good thing to do in this kind of weather is get near the water, and do some kayaking, meteorologist, melissa magee in stone harbor. not that you need it this is a great shoulder workout you know. >> are you right, you are right. good presses and up things too, a squat and a press. you got it going on that is for sure. are you guys having a good time? >> yeah! >> no, no, are you guys having fun? >> yes! >> we are having our own little races, a kayak race as well. we'll have more on what to
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expect down at the shore and the all important shore forecast. are you guys ready? on your mark get set, go! . i think i won! >> okay. she is still talking oh well. >> she is out of breath trust me. >> still more to come in the next half hour of "action news" at 5:00. the bucks county horse groomer is facing criminal charges, what the authorities say she did to have the odds play in her favor at a local casino. and the eagles are there for the preseason match-up for the steelers, we are live with a preview. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. hello again, monica is off and sharrie williams is joining us tonight. the size and scope of the devastation in louisiana is just starting to be realized as federal officials tour the communities left in ruins by widespread flooding and a pharmacist takes matters into
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his own hand after thieves rob his store. and the eagles are in pittsburgh ready to take on the steels for their second preseason game. the american red cross is calling the flooding in louisiana the worst natural disaster since hurricane sandy. and officials got a first look at the scope of the devastation. and kenneth moton is following the developments from washington, d.c. he joins us live with the very latest. >> reporter: rick and sharrie, right now 4,000 people remain in the shelters in louisiana. many flood victims have been able to get back into their homes and others are still dealing with rising waters. louisiana's floodwaters are heading south. >> we lost everything in katrina, came here and ten years later lost everything again. >> 30,000 people rescued. 40,000 homes impacted.
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and 40,000 more at risk. it sparked more evacuations in baton rouge. the death toll stands at 13. >> i want to express we are not out of the woods. this is an on going event on the ground is homeland security and fema, more than 30,000 people have registered for federal help. >> the federal government is here and we'll be here as long as it takes to help this community recover. >> the disaster has scientists taking a closer look at weather systems wreaking havoc in the u.s. the dry conditions out west sparked wild fires and record breaking heat made july the hottest month ever. >> in extreme weather patterns it's one of the outcomes we expect to see from overall warming conditions and scientists are looking at that, it's hard to connect single
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events -- >> as for this event president obama gets daily updates from the federal response, he does not plan to cut his vacation short to louisiana because it would cause a major disruption in the recovery efforts. >> thank you. world news tonight with david muir will have more on the louisiana flooding and what is being done to prevent more death and destruction. now, to a developing story from philadelphia's kensington section. detectives are on the scene of a triple shooting here. near waterloo and cambria streets. chopper 6 hd wasover head as officers combed the area for clues. a 17-year-old had a graze wound and a 17-year-old was shot in the back and 37-year-old was shot. police are looking for suspects and a weapon. in northampton county, a man
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expected to plead guilty to murder at an easton motel, he shocked the court by changing his mind and took it a step further. jeffrey nobel jr. says he was forced to plead guilty to murderering andrea white. he will now be try ford first degree murder. this is daniel irv, a gymnastics instructor. he is charged with sexual assault. authorities say it started when the girl was years old and continued for three years. a pharmacist tried to stop a couple of thieves from getting away after they targeted his store over the weekend. this is surveillance video from inside of the lancaster pharmacy along the 4100 block of
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lancaster avenue in west philadelphia sx. a man and woman walked in and went behind the counter and the man acted like he had the gun and ordered the 25-year-old clerk to the ground and the woman stuffed drugs into a bag and the pharmacist tried to stop them but the suspects got away. prosecutors in bucks curb have charged 25-year-old maryanne vega of giving race horses a drug at the groomer in bensalem to allegedly rig the outcome of races, it usually treats respiratory diseases in horses and multiple horses tested positive to illegal levels of the drug. it's time to check in down at the shore. melissa magee is live down at the shore in stone harbor. >> reporter: you got to stay out
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on the water on a beautiful day like today and we are celebrating and making a slash today guys, because we are hoping that the official numbers come in and we break our oppressive heat wave. we are having a good time and having a couple of races of our own. we'll check out what is going on down at the shore. we have second place over here, our first place swimmer, you guys on your mark, get set, go! and see what else is go on this weekend down at the shore -- >> reporter: the wildwoods are going to be rumbling this weekend. the shore's award winning beaches are the sight of monster truck racing with names like big foot and avenger, the entire area will be treated to some of the big seventy trucks and the races start saturday at 7:00. enjoy an evening full of fun during family nights in ocean city.
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just walk up and down the boardwalk from 6th to 14th street as performers sing and dance and perform a few magic tricks, family nights take place every thursday night on the boards from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. get your pick of fresh and local produce at the farmers market in stone harbor, make a selection from a wide variety of fruits and veggies and gourmet finds, head to sixth street this sunday and every sunday until september 4th. hope to see you this weekend down at the shore. >> reporter: i have absolutely no idea who won the race but we had a splashing good time. i have a tip as well from captain dan magee, he has the same last name as me. we must be related. we are at the yacht club of
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stone harbor, having a fantastic time. a tip for you rick and sharrie, put the chip in the dip just a little bit. not a whole lot of dip on the chip. >> two magees on the water and williams are on the desk. >> and captain matt pellman in the traffic center navigating the trip home. >> where is my cousin. if you head for 55 you'll find plenty of people out there. an overturned dump truck we are watching in the line land area, the truck is supposedly on fire and all southbound lanes are blocked by north vineland, an absolute mess, stay on delsy drive or main road as alternates and a northbound gaper delays with single digit speeds along 55. and a bunch of downed wires,
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norristown near new albany road and delaware blocking marsh road stick with the washington street extension to get around that. on 495 southbound we have single digit speeds because of a crash at terminal avenue. newland township, chester county, downed wires blocking brandywine creek road. and a crash in east goshen by pepper mill along 352 along paoli pike. and plenty of eastbound slowing on the schuylkill as you head into the phils game. stop and go at the 202 from belmont to the boulevard from this point to south street. the williams cousins. >> your in matt, you are in. >> in the midst of the deadly conflict in the middle east. more on the young child in this video known only as the alepo
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boy. sharrie, i hope you like that soupy feeling because it will remain humid for the next three days but a big break is pushing in for the beginning of next week s we'll talk about it in the accuweather forecast. >> plus, jaime apody has sports including a live report from pittsburgh as the eagles get ready for the steelers.
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>> in turkey attacks in that country have taken the lives of three police officers, one explosion wounded 100 officers at a headquarters. they are blaming rebels for the attacks. and now they are backing a call for weekly cease fire to allow humanitarian aid deliveries of the embattled
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city. these videos are coming out showing the reality of the conflict there. this young boy was pulled out of the rubble of a building hit by an air strike. he was put into an ambulance cut and bloodies, russia is ready to support aid deliveries starting next week. twitter has supported 167,000 accounts for violations of supporting terrorism since 2013, and has suspended users from immediately returning to the platform using different accounts. twitter is criticized for not doing enough from keepingo terrorist groups from using twitter. the eagles play tonight. >> it's the pennsylvania bowl, preseason style, eagles and
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steelers, a preview of what we see week three of the regular season this year. jeff skversky is live at heinz field where the kickoff is on. >> reporter: eagles starters and sam bradford will play the entire firstiaritier and maybe a series into the second quarter. the receivers have not looked great in camp so far and they are without jordan matthews again tonight against the steelers. lets check out new eagles wide receiver, dorral green beckham. catching passes. he is still learning the offense after tuesday a trade from the titans, bradford gets to see the offensive line as well. they are preparing for life without lane johnson. but the new look line features allen barber at right tackle and
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he slips over to the left guard spot and the rookie get a start tonight against the steelers in preseason play and hopefully sam bradford and these guys can work things out. there is not a lot of time left here. >> if goes back to our weeks of preparation, we have to be great. especially the last couple of weeks of training camp, with the reshuffling of guys in new positions, they were not expecting to play those positions we have to make sure everyone is together and on the same page before week one. >> reporter: and don't expect bradford and the starters to be too creative after all they face this very team in week three of the regular season. and the steelers are not even playing their offensive stars, beth roethlisberger and company are not even starting tonight. so bradford and the starters is the key to watch for tonight.
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>> thanks jeff. phillies and dodgers finish things up today. so maybe the last chance we get to see chase utley in forever. but it looks like the phils forgot to eat their wheaties. and a rough outing get for jeff thompson, he allowed two home runs, one for adrian gonzales, he had five rbis and had the kind of night that utley had the night before. utley went 0-5. and the phillies drop their second straight. u.s. has 98 medals and china 57. tonight usain get goes for gold again going for the eighth medal in his career. he took it easy down the stretch in the semis and had fun with his closest competitor in the process. like hey, nice try there. but are you not going to catch me.
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>> they are good friends, it should be interesting tonight. >> thanks jaime. all right, politics now. as we talk about the 2016 race for the white house, republican nominee donald trump is in north carolina to rally supporters, he met with members of the state order of police in statesville in charlotte, north carolina. and they in turn endorsed him for president and next trump heads to raleigh for an event there. it's a few state where the trump ads will start running. meanwhile, democratic nominee, hillary clinton, met with top law enforcement leaders including charles ramsey in new york city today. clinton says that the nation needs to work together to repair rifts with police officers and communities they serve and guard against more discord, she made it a central piece of her candidacy.
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meteorologist, adam joseph is here now and the word is the heat wave is over for now. >> for now. we missed it by two degrees in philadelphia. we'll take every degree south of 90 as we can. as we look at double scan live radar a couple of showers trying to pop up around lancaster county north and west of pottsville and the far
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northwestern suburbs near the lehigh valley and burkes county, you see a shower trying to cook up here in the next hour and overall everyone stays fairly dry. 88 for the high in philadelphia today. the fifth heat wave of the year was the longest, eight days running and it's officially over and the numbers expected to hit 90 or above tomorrow and heat wave number six could begin as early as tomorrow so it's a short break here. 89 in wilmington and right now 86 in dover and 87 in millville and upper 80s to the north and west and at the shore temperatures in the mid-80s with the ocean temperature pleasant at 70 degrees. satellite and radar, we have a stalled boundary to the south and that is where you see the downpours and thunderstorms erupting this afternoon, it's far enough to the south after the wave developed last night and early this morning and pubbed off the coast and moved the front to the south a little. that one to the north will be the heat and humidity buster for
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good here. as we go into next week. but for tonight, it's partly cloudy and warm and humid. in the suburbs and 74 in the city. to the south we go, that is where the extreme heat and humidity will remain. we should hate 90 to 91 in the city and rather muggy and the front to the north and west will stall an extra day or so and saturday the triple h, hazy, hot and humid. 90 for a high and eventuallily this low will release from the northern plains and head to the east and as it wipes through here it will bring strong to severe storms in the afternoon and a break in the humidity come monday. the place to beat is the heat down the shore we go to stone harbor with melissa magee, you were kayaking and you were boating and now are you playing a good game of corn hole? have you gotten one yet?
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>> i actually got two adam, this is actually a lot of fun, we'll keep playing the bean bag toss game and now the shore forecast. it gets better into the weekend, on friday we are calling for a mostly sunny skies and high temperature at 84, you guys can go ahead on the other side. sunshine and clouds and a high temperature of 82 degrees and on sunday it's humid with a shower or thunderstorm coming on through some of which can before he strong ain high temperature of 84 and the ocean not bad at all. oh nice! . dan magee we are related. here is mayor walters of stone harbor. thank you for having us at the yacht club. >> thank you for being here, hello to everyone in the studio, hello adam joseph who i haven't seen this summer. >> the mayor got it.
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>> it's been years since i have seen her. >> adam says hello. yes that was awesome. >> nice job. >> that was great. >> as we take a look at the poconos into the upcoming weekend, 81 and mostly sunny and 81 and humid on saturday and sunday 85 degrees with a mixture of those showers and thunderstorms coming in as the cold front arrives. the poconos dry the next couple of days and watch for sunday, the exclusive accuweather forecast sun and clouds on friday and 91 degrees and 90 on saturday and hot with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon, humid on sunday with the afternoon storms of 90 degrees, if we hit 90 three days in a row, it will be another heat wave. watch for the strong storms on sunday and behind it the humidity lowers and it is dry and pleasant and 84 on monday and 82 beautiful on tuesday and staying in the 80s on wednesday and thursday. all the shore towns are great in
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their own way but i'll tell you stone harbor and the mayor. >> and the food -- >> the food is amazing. >> adam thank you. you can get updates on the forecast any time at, stormtracker 6 live double scan radar will show you if and when any storms are popping up and get even more by following our team of meteorologists on twitter and facebook.
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crew, i'm rick williams, join me next for "action news" at 6:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan and jim gardner. thursday night and jim is off and i'm rick williams, in the news the eagles take on the steelers in preseason tonight and brazilian police defy that ryan lochte and three other swimmers were robbed in rio. but the big story on "action news" is new details on the investigation of a woman's body found in a trash can.
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wilmington police have a person in custody for miprecious hoskins. chad you spoke with the victim's mother? >> reporter: she is devastated. the victims body was found a few feet to the left. the victim's mother live a few blocks away. but police are searching this home. they are searching this home for most of the day. taking out bags and bags of potential evidence. >> i'm still in shock. still unbelievable. devastated. >> as the family of hoskins mourns outside of her home they are searching this home on the 2100 block of locust. police are bagging potential evidence from inside and out. hoskins body was found a few feet away yesterday stuffed in a trash can. >> i


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