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a montgomery county home is in ruins. fire officials say it was being renovated when it went up in flames. first, we're tracking strong storms approaching the delaware and the lehigh valleys. looking at the center city skyline. it's already getting a little cloudy. if you're heading out today, take your umbrella. thunderstorms will be moving into the area in just a matter of hours. the good news we'll get relief from the heat once the storms pass through. meteorologist chris sowers here with more. >> reporter: much-needed relief. open up the windows and turn off the ac. let's get you back outside, this will be the first time in more than a month i can turning off the air-conditioning. temperatures are below 50. ton of sunshine down the jersey shore, you'll cloud over in the next couple of hours and you'll
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see thunderstorms down there, as well, after lunchtime. 69 in the poconos, 79 in millville and cape may. trenton, 78. here's the front year -- we're tracking, you can see the broken line of showers east of buffalo. it will march east and encounter the warm, soupy air we'll have drenching downpours firing up. you can see the reds pop here, as it pushes east it gets better organized. be on the look out for the storms after 2:00 p.m. forecast for today, i know it's mostly sunny right now, it will be mostly cloudy this afternoon. thunderstorms developing, some of them will be strong to severe. 88 degrees will feel like 894, 95. when i come back we'll time everything out for you on future
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tracker 6 and we'll have a much cooler accuweather seven-day forecast. nydia. >> thank you. we invite you to go to 6abc.com/weather to track the approaching storms. follow our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. >> 9:02 a.m. the search is on for the driver of an suv that ran away after colliding with a carat pennsylvania and broom street -- with a car at pennsylvania and broom street. the driver was trapped in the a car for a half-hour before he was freed. he was taken to christiana hospital. this is all that's left of a delaware county home after fire scorched it last night. a passer by noticed flames and called for help. the home was sold two weeks ago, renovations were underway,
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before the fire, we are told no one was hurt. a five-year-old girl is recovering from the violence that left a 24-year-old man dead. right now police in burlington, new jersey are searching for the gunman. jeff chirico has more. >> and extensive search of the yorkshire neighborhood was completed to no avail. the suspect is on the loose. >> reporter: burlington police are looking for a gunman who fled after a shooting at a home on federal street. a 5-year-old girl and the man in his 20s were injured. the man was shot in the head and taken to cooper university hospital. by air and on the ground several police officers spent hours searching back yard and wooded areas. police are confident that the gunman is not hiding out in the north yorkshire neighborhood. >> investigation is preliminary. i don't want to give false hopes to anybody. we have made progress, i want to
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consult with the prosecutor's office and our detective's before we come out with any information. but we have made progress. >> reporter: police are shying away from earlier reports saying that the five-year-old was with shot, they say she was injured in some way, doctors are trying to figure out how. the 24-year-old man died at the hospital. police are still searching forked killer. have jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> this morning we do not know what caused the new jersey transit bus crash, jesse garcia was the passenger who died on the bus. her daughter said she was heading to work when the accident happened. the driver of her bus was killed. the investigators believe speed may have been a factor in the collision that nearly tore one of the buses in half. extreme weather tore through parts of the country this weekend, in ohio and michigan tornados ripped apart
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communities leaving a path of destruction. >> in the south, people are dealing with more flooding, rob marciano takes a look. >> reporter: overnight flash flooding in san antonio, texas, torrential downpours dumping 9 inches of rain in four hours. same system that caused tornados in the west. in the storm's wake, this trail of destruction in michigan where trucks were flipped over like toys, roof topped ripped off and trees uprooted and snapped like television. tornado sirens warning people in ohio to take shelter quick. >> i saw the clouds and debris and wood and paper flying around, i said this ain't good. >> reporter: crews across the states working around the clock clearing up debris. no deaths or injuries reported,
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but some returned home to find nothing left. >> i was prepared for it, nothing perhaps you for this. >> reporter: in flood-ravaged louisiana, residents are returning to their homes to salvage what they can. an estimated 60,000 homes have been damaged. 102,000 people have registered for federal assistance. >> my house was as nice as it's ever been, i'm losing it and i am sorry, i just can't take this. >> heartbreaking isn't it? now the floodwaters have begun to recede, but left a muddy mess behind. 13 people have died. workers are going door to door looking for anybody trapped in the floodwaters. take a look at the flood
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drive held for the victims in louisiana, there was a steady stream of people who dropped off food and basic items. all the donations will go to the people 0 who have been flooded out of their homes. from our delaware newsroom, dupont said it has cut its emission of green house gases at its research and development facility in wilmington. the 150-acre facility is using natural gas. due to the switch, the company said carbon dioxide emissions are down, sulfur dioxide emissions have been limited entirely. >> in case you haven't heard folks in pennsylvania can buy a bottle of wine at the grocery store. this shop rite in fairless hills had an expanded restaurant license allowed to sell wine to
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people. >> it's cool. it's convenient. i think it makes complete sense. i think the liquor laws are backwards compared to the states that surrounded us. we ought to be getting with the times. >> the giant in flourtown and some acme stores have expanded licenses. they hope to have wine on the shelves soon. for a full list of stores to buy wine go to 6abc.com. you can hear everybody going online right now. >> good combination. 9:08. there's an eager way to detect problems in your joints in "healthcheck." we'll talk about new technology that consults the need for mri -- that cuts the need for mri. landmark restaurant is gone destroyed by a devastating wildfire in california. looking live in wilmington, delaware, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> california firefighters are
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not getting a break from mother nature. heavy smoke from the 6 fires throughout the state has grounded planes doing battle gains a spreading fire inkearnv. the wildfire near san bernadino has destroyed a landmark, the
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summit inn on route 66 is just a pile of rubble. the restaurant was a magnet for classic car enthusiasts and americana fans. elvis press ate there. the inn was sold a month ago, the other than said he cannot believe his life's work is ashes. >> so sad. >> time for accuweather, storms and cooler weather. >> reporter: i'm ready for october, i don't know about you guys, i've had enough of the heat arena humidity. heat and humidity. let's get you outside, everything is clear right now. around 1, p.m., 2:00 p.m., we'll see showers and thunderstorms. everything is quiet, but thing will change shortly. 673 in allentown. the lehigh valley is comfortable.
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dewpoints have started to climb across interior sections of south jersey and delaware and western suburbs. the numbers are well up into the 70s again. yesterday we were in the low 60s which was not too bad, now are everybody, here's the scale, well into the 70s. millville, 76. dover, 80. 75 in cape may. atlantic city, 72. beach haven, 74. it's a soupy air mass that's in place. that's part of the reason we'll see the drenching downpours this afternoon. there's so much moisture in the air when you get one of these thunderstorms it's like wringing out a sponge. dewpoint over the next few days will drop like a rock. monday, are 52. tuesday it's so low it's not on the scale. wednesday, 352, thursday, 61. we can handle that. it's thanks to this comma-shaped cloud. that's the cold front that will be responsible for the showers
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and thunderstorms. look at the cooler air on the backside, 49 in busy mark. omaha -- bismarck. omaha, 58. it's colder in caspar, 39 degrees. rapid city 50, bismarck, 47. that's the air mass that's heading this way. we have one more day to get through before we see the comfortable conditions move in. future tracker 6, right after lunch we see the storms flare up west of philadelphia to start. they will march east, 5:30 p.m. they are knocking on the door moving into the city. picking up the purples and reds those are drenching downpours. crossing over the river into south jersey, the jersey shore around 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. once we get into monday, everything quiets down and the humidity levels drop off.
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heavy thunderstorms between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. as you saw on future tracker, some activity may start around 2:00 p.m., or 3:00 p.m. there could be an isolated shower or thunderstorm. powerful winds and drenching downpours and cloud to ground lightning strikes. for today, mostly sunny, across south jersey and delaware right now. you'll cloud up shortly. 88 degrees, it will feel like the mid 90s. jersey shore, cloudy and sticky, 84 feels like 90. degrees is the ocean water temperature. there's a moderate risk for rip currents. pay attention to the lifeguard. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, one more bad one, and three nice ones. 83 tomorrow, 82 tuesday, 87, you see the numbers are close, there's humidity on wednesday. 87 will feel all right. lots of sunshine all three days.
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thursday, warm, 89. you will notice an increase in humidity. i meant awful for friday and saturday, hazy, hot and humid, 92 both days, there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms. let's focus on the good, nice weather coming here tomorrow. >> tomorrow you'll really, really love you, chris. we always do. thank you. it was an amazing close encounter with nature for a dozen kayakers in canada. isn't that awesome? they were paddling near the cortes islands when baby whales and their momma surfaces putting on a show. they were on a five day exhibition, they are heard whales might be around and they thought they could get a peek. guess what, they were right
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there. they remained 100 meters from the animals out of respect for the wild habitat.
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zika virus may have more than impacts on adults than perceives thought. a new study on mice found that the virus can attack brain cells involved in learning and memory. it raises question about how it impacts adults infected with the virus. zika virus is linked to mike --
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microly in babies. calcium may increase the risk of dementia who may have had stroke. there's no added risk for those who have not had strokes. people with joint problems tell you it is no picnic. now there's a method for diagnosis that cuts down on time. here's health reporter and registered nurse with the details. >> reporter: amanda's long run with knee problems came to a head last year. her left knee locked up everyday. when she talked to the doctors she was nervous he would want an mri to see inside the knee.
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i'm claustrophobic. >> reporter: he suggested using a new imagining tool called my eye. it has an ultrathin lighted probe that looks joint for wear. it's cuts the time it takes to get a diagnosis. with my eye, in just about five minutes he could spot the problem. >> this tissue around the meniscus. >> reporter: 80% of the meniscus was torn. that might not have shown up on mri anyway. although he used my eye for knees and shoulders, etiondz -- he said it's youthful for elbows and sometimes the hip. amanda is back to hiking and attacking breath taking pictures. >> reporter: the skin is numbed
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before the my eye is inserted. once it's in the joint, patient don't feel it. the risk for infection is very small and the images are clear. even amanda said she could spot the problem. ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 9:24 sunday morning, satellite and radar this is the front right here that will put an end to the oppressive heat and humidity. very comfortable air across the high plains and heartland of the nation. down the shore, sunshine to start, increasing clouds, expect to see thunderstorms later on. 84 in atlantic city. beach haven, 83. same number for ocean city, a nice sea breeze developing. it will be sticky. rehoboth beach 835. burn index on the moderate side
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because of the increased cloud cover. seas buildings 2 to 3 feet. you'll have a small craft advisory going into effect overnight tonight into tomorrow. if you have a fishing tournament tomorrow waves will build to 4 or 5 feet. the rip currents is on the the mad rate pay attention -- moderate side, pay attention to the lifeguards. if you drive a hyundai, they are recalling the abecausee outland sports being recalled because of a delay in acceleration. if you plan to get married anytime soon, choose saturday, thursday is the day for couples to exchange vows, more couples
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are choosing that weekday to get married according to the wedding website, the knot. 06% -- 60% of couples got married on thursday, by choosing the less than traditional wedding day, couples can save a considerable amount of moolah. u.s. airline says they expect 60 million passengers to fly out of town over the long holiday weekend. airlines will competent for the extra passengers by adding 2.5 million seats. expanded schedules and lower air fares are the driving force behind more people flying during the holiday weekend. here's something for somebody looking for an adrenaline rush. tourists can take the heart
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stopping plunge toward the turning mist at 40 miles per hour. $50 per ride per person. >> up for it? >> nope, i'll keep my money. on the ground. >> 9:47 ivelg they say the eyes are the windows to a person's soul. police have a tool if someone is lying by changes in the pupil. >> a dramatic rescue after a toddler is trapped in a capsized body this weekend. those stories and more and meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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>> a man survives after being shot a half dozen times and now the search is on for the shooters. olympic medalists ryan lochte apologizes for the infamous robbery story. >> right now we're tracking storms into the area, with it will be a bumpy after for most of the area. >> meteorologist chris sowers is outside with more with accuweather. >> reporter: good morning, nydia and gray. you can tell we're going to get the storms. when you look at the skies you can see the mountainous cumulus clouds starting to build. they are starting to build because of the instability in the atmosphere. that's the instability that will
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trigger the showers and thunderstorms later on. look out for showers and thunderstorms some on the stronger side. 80 degrees for have center city. 83 in grass borough, 77 in cinnaminson, 76 in gandys beach. numbers to the south are starting to climb into the 80s. here's satellite and radar there's the cold front just now pushing through the western portion of the keystone state. it's through pittsburgh and buffalo, it will continue east over the next few hours, it will get into the city of philadelphia sometime after midnight tonight. that's when you will notice the humidity levels drop off. here's the close up view, you notice the sudden flareup out to the west. that's pennsylvania seeing the showers and thunderstorms. it's sticky and warm, temperatures around 88 degrees for the high. you add on top of that the
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humidity, it will feel like 94, 95. heavy afternoon thunderstorms with drenching downpours and strong, gusty winds. watch what happens to the tempts in the wake of the front. 88 degrees today with a heat index of 93. only 83 for the high tomorrow with a heat index of 81. the feels like temperature drops below the air temperature for a change. that's a rarity around here, especially for the month of august. hang in there, we have comfortable conditions on the way, we may have to get through a littleumpy ride to get there. when i come in i'll time it out on future tracker, gray. >> thank you so much. police are looking for a person who shot a man 6 times. the victim survived. the victim was shot at 1:00 p.m. in the cedar brook section of philadelphia. crews rushed him to sign -- einstein listed in stable
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condition. this morning police are trying to figure out a motive for are a triple shooting that happened in west philadelphia this weekend. this happened when a couple was confronted by the woman's ex-boyfriend and he was there with his friends as they bought breakfast. they are followed by a group at south 55th street. three people were shot, two of them we are told were critically injured. olympic swimmer, ryan lochte is apologizing for the controversial night in rio. >> he admitted that about the infamous story. >> reporter: ryan locket -- lochte on camera for the first time. >> i'm taking full responsibility, i
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over-exaggerated that story. if i had ever done that, we wouldn't be in this mess. >> reporter: he told numbers news. >> whether you call it a robbery or extortion or just paying for the damage we don't know. >> reporter: two of the swimmers blaming lochte for inflame ago standoff that had them hauled into two politicians in rio. the question about his version of the events. >> he cocked it and put it to my forward. >> reporter: police accused him of lying, after a week of silent solidarity, gunnar bentz and jack conger contradicting his story. writing we relieved ourselves on the backside of the buildings behind bushes. lochte you see here pulling to ground a framed metal advertising, you see one of the
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attendants pick up the poverty frame. he then hailed two armed security men, there was a heated exchange, here you can see the swimmers sitting and lochte standings. that's when he inflamed the situation. i cannot speak to his actions, but ryan stood up and yelled at the guards. after we tugged at him in an attempt to get him to sit back down. it was then that one of guards pulled a gun. the customer at the gas station offered to help and defuse the standoff. lochte released his own tepid a apology. >> that's an understatement. we spoke with the bystanders. >> no police, no police. >> reporter: they were saying no police. >> yeah. >> four students under arrest at texas a&m university, the
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19-year-old fraternity member was found unresponsive who apparently overdosed on an unknown drug. after a police search it turned up a number of illegal drugs, four young men were arrested. donald trump says the gop must improve its efforts to bring african-american voters back to the party. he made the remarks in the battleground state of virginia. a poll finds hillary clinton beating him among african americans 91% to 1%. trump said the party of abraham lincoln must do more. hillary clinton plans to spend her sunday at a fundraiser on cape cod. there will be star power, singer cher will attend. clinton campaign is outspending trump on political ads and drawing in the mega donors.
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>> convicted pedophile jerry sandusky will be back in the courtroom tomorrow for day two of his appeals hearing. he is pushing for a new trial saying the defense attorneys in the first trial did not provide an adequate defense. he spoke for the first time day one of the ipeels hearing on august -- appeals hearing on august 12. >> frightening moments for a florida family, a fun boat ride home turned into terror when a boat capsized and trapped a 23-month-old girl. >> 911 what's your emergency. >> i'm in the river, my boat crashed and i have are a baby in the water. >> reporter: at 10:30 friday evening, cocoa police received a frightening call from a woman in distress. >> you're upside? >> yes, we're upside my daughter is under the boat.
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>> reporter: everybody was thrown overboard. >> i had charlotte in my hands and the boat flipped and we heard kennedy crying and we couldn't find her. >> reporter: four officers entered the water, pulled everyone to safety, except kennedy. >> rescue came very fast, the mom and dad were looking under the boat and dad was sitting on the bottom of the boat holding the baby. >> reporter: luck was on their side, the 23-month-old was in an air pocket and had a life jacket on. after an hour of searching, responders found her and pulled her from the water. >> god was with us. >> reporter: a huge sigh of relief. abc news new york. >> unbelievable. a philadelphian shows brotherly love to a college student from georgia. >> a wedding party is a target
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of a terrorists overseas. another shocking fact. the age of the suicide bomber. looking live sky6 live hd, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. turkey's president blames
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isis for the bombing of an outlet door wedding party in a city near the syrian border. 50 are dead, 90 injured. the suicide bomber was between 12 and 14 years old. just a kid. turkey was targeted in attacks by isis and the outlawed militants party pkk. >> a former navy team seal member will not be keeping the proceeds from his book. he will hand over all past and future proceeds from the book. he wrote no easy day.
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he admitted that he did not submit the book to the pentagon to be reviewed for security purposes. he agreed to hand over $7 million in earnings. a bucks county denny's served as a backdrop for special owners for a local veteran. 86-year-old eugene gally was presented with a plaque thanking for his service. congratulations to him. >> very nice, time for accuweather we're going to see some relief. >> reporter: some relief, yes, by this time tomorrow it will feel fantastic out there. we have a warm, humid day to get through. it's oppressive out there this morning, maybe a good idea would be to head to the jersey shore and get your spot on the sand as a few folks have done, there he is, diving right in. temperatures in the water are around 77 or 78 degrees which is
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warmer than the air temperature right now. very warm water. double scan live is clear, it will not stay that way too much longer as we expect to see the storms develop shortly. 82 degrees, this number will creep up there over the next a couple of hours. pressure is holding steady. winds are light out of the south/southeast at 7 miles per hour. that's the sea breeze today for the jersey shore. low 80s south and east, upper 70s north and west, poconos, 69. satellite and radar, there you go over the last a couple of frames, there's the main batch right there. we're starting to get renegade showers and thunderstorms developing ahead of the actual frontal system. all this slides east over the next 12 to 24 hours. future tracker 6 we'll time it out for you, by 2:00 p.m. the model has good cells south of philadelphia and more stuff to the northwest. heavy drenching downpours, anytime you see the deeper
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shades of red or purple on the maps, that means heavy, drenching rains and strong gusty winds. as we progress along we get into 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., same thing. not everybody will see a huge thunderstorm today, but those of you that do it will pack a punch with the strong gusty winds. some of the statements coming out of storm prediction center suggests 0 -- 60 to 65-mile an hour wind gusts and heavy rain. 9:30 p.m. it's out to sea and things are beginning to quiet down. high risk for numerous cloud to ground lighting strikes. if you hear thunder head indoors, because there's a chance you could be struck by lightning. it's like wringing out a sponge when you get of this moisture in the atmosphere.
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we get on the the flip side of the front, 54 in reading. allentown, 352. 52. philadelphia, 60. forecast for today, very sticky, 88 degrees in philadelphia. following like 94, 95 with the humidity. mid 80s north and west, reading, 86. millville, 85. 84 for the shore, cape may and atlantic city. be on the look out for heavy afternoon thunderstorms. the poconos only warming up to 75 degrees today. with the humidity it will feel warmer than that. numerous showers and thunderstorms developing after lunch. jersey shore starting out with sunshine, increasing clouds, humid, 84 degrees, numerous storms late in the day. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, refreshing changes beginning tomorrow, 88 today feeling like the mid 90s. 83 tomorrow, feeling like 79 or 80, the heat index goes the
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other way because the humidity drops off so quickly. tuesday, sunny and pleasant, 82. wednesday, 87. thursday, friday, saturday, the humidity starts to build again so does the heat we're back in the 90s and the combination of two brings pesky thunderstorms. here's the good news we're almost in september now. >> good news. thanks, chris, you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day on our website head to 6abc.com/weather.
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sunday morning, 9:48 the tile, 80 degrees out there, sky6 live hd overlooking old city there, meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for pop-up showers today, but a cool down is often way, he'll let you know when in just a bit. we have an uplifting story about a college student in new georgia that tracks back to philadelphia. 19-year-old fred barley rode 6 hours on a borrowed bike to get to his college. he pitched a tent and waited to be registered for class. 7 states away, andrew an auto mechanic in northeast philadelphia. he saw the story on facebook, he got to work fixing up a 2003
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hyundai and drove it to georgia by himself and gave it to barley. >> he said to me, he couldn't believe so many people came out to help little old him. he had no idea that is drive to go to school early and sleep in the bushes was going to turn into a life changing event, and not just for him, but so many people have risen up for this. >> what a great act of kindness. love the story. he told barley, when he is done with the car he should pay it forward. barley said he wants to be a doctor, already has a job at a pizzeria near campus. >> technically speaking. some close your eye if you're planning to fib. there's new technology that can tell if a person is lying by looking at the eye. it's called eye detection.
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when a person is lying the pupil will change in size. the camera senses these changes. it's been tested in other countries. now the u.s. government and law enforcement agencies are picking up the program. hate sitting and waiting at a red light. audi has new technology that will tell you how long it will take before the light changes to green. the car maker is finalizing contracts and says it will have a list of participating cities. mercedes has unveiled this new concept car. it's a vision coupe. it's an all electric 738-horsepower engine that goes from zero to 50 in less than four seconds. it is 18 feet long and can be charged through a wireless
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electromagnetic connection. there's no word on how many mercedes might be making. sports is next. i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years until i learned more about once-daily xarelto...
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a latest generation blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto® significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. xarelto® is selective targeting one critical factor of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking you may bruise more easily, and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical
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or dental procedures. before starting xarelto tell your doctor about any conditions, such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto. especially when it comes to snacking.g new. with the laughing cow's nine flavors of creamy cheese, there's no end to what you can discover. the laughing cow. reinvent snacking. >> tucks owe turning to sports, the phillies wrap up the series against the cards this afternoon. >> plus the eagles are preparing for regular season that starts in just three weeks. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: when you think of the phillies you don't thing of them as a power hitting home run team. that image may change. since the beginning of july the phillies have hit the most
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homers in the league at home including last night. nothing for phils fans to bark about. second pitch of the game, get out of town. hernandez first start off home run of the clear. franco's two out, rbi singles, back in front by 1. the puppy doesn't look excited. 6th inning he tears into it. it's the longest streak in 3-plus year. hellerson back, 8 strikeouts allows two runs and gomez saves it making up for friday's blowup. they are in position for a series win over the cardinals for the first time in two years.
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>> a lot of energy in the crowd it was fun. it was deja vu in the 9th montgomery, but it turned out a little differently. great night for us. >> reporter: will the eagles have their number one receiver when they kick off the regular season in three weeks? jordon matthews says for sure, he said he is confident after the knee injury that kept him out of the of the two preseason games. look who was out there, flyers coach dave hextall checking out the eagles like carson wentz he works his way back from broken ribs. coach peterson doesn't want to rush him back. catching the coaches' eye, paul turner. >> paul turner has caught our eye through the last couple of weeks, and is doing a nice job there. >> the big thing and the main focus is to go out there and
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play, man have fun doing it. that's been my primary focus. that's what they trying to suppress to each and every one of us. have fun. >> how did jim curtin keep his team humble after winning 4-nill last saturday. he said don't feel too good about yourself because that's when you you get punched in the face. union trying to avoid getting punch in the face against toronto. down 1, but he gets it in, toronto strikes back, andre blake allows 3 first half goals. union loses, they have not won back-to-back matches in five months. they had a chance to get back tieing second place, that did not happen. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. >> 9:56 a.m., there was
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pandemonium as the national zoo celebrated the giant panda cubs. they celebrated maera bey's first birth. bow bow did get his cake which was made of frozen juice. after a minute he wanted to lick the plate. >> this is putting me to shame, meet the nun who is running an iron man triathlon well into her twilight years. a texas, woman goes to social meade i -- media to show she had a chance at an olympic winning swimmer. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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only fios can. 10:00 a.m., sunday, august 21. in the news, you may want to get that stroll in now, stormy weather is on the horizon, details ahead. a car is split in two, the
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result of a hit-and-run crash in wilmington. we'll have the latest on the search for the driver. a montgomery county home is in ruins, it was just sold and being rent lated when it went up in flames. >> the big story is the strong storms approaching the delaware and the lehigh valleys. it's sunny across the river, but the sun won't last. if you're heading out, take your umbrella. thunderstorms will be moving into the area in just a matter of hours. the good news is, we'll see relief from the heat after the storms passed through. meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with the latest from accuweather. hi chris. >> reporter: good morning, to you, nydia. we're starting to see the showers and thunderstorms flare up south and west of the city. here's philadelphia right here, storm tracker 6 live double scan, you can see the reds south of harrisburg and more activity south of the mason dixon line. no lightening strikes reported as of yet. these are mainly downpours, as
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this marches east we'll see the thunderstorms begin to fire up. satellite and radar, ahead of it we have a wind out of the southeast at 5 to are 15 miles per hour. that will increase the humidity, it will increase the temperatures in the upper 80s and here comes the cold front right here. and it is the air that's behind the front that we've been waiting for tomorrow and tuesday, as this fronts marches east it will slam into this warm soupy air is when everything gets active. probably after lunchtime, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., in the city, and 5:00 p.m. across the river to the jersey shore. 88 degrees will feel like 94 or 95. downpours are likely. any one of these storms with how tropic an air mass we're seeing right now could produce one or two inches of rain very, very
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quickly. behind the front, the coldest air in three weeks is on the horizon. i'll let you know how cool the numbers get in just a few minutes. >> we invite you to go to 6abc.com/weather to track the approaching storms. you'll have access to storm tracker 6 live radar and follow our meteorologists on facebook an twitter. >> a man who was shot in the head in the tioga section of philadelphia is fighting to stay alive. this happened on the 4000 block of north broad street south of hunting park avenue. police tell "action news" a man believed to be in his 20s was shot in the head. he was rushed to temple university hospital to be treated. >> in south jersey, a five-year-old girl has become an victim of violence that left a 24-year-old man dead. police are searching for the person responsible for the shooting. trish hartman is outside the burlington police station with the latest on the investigation. trish, what are you learning
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about this? >> reporter: gray, we are expecting information from the burlington county prosecutor's office, sometimes -- sometime today. police are looking for the gunman who killed a burlington city man and injured a 5-year-old girl. it happened at 6:45 p.m. in the yorkshire neighborhood in the area of east federal street and york street. the victims were standing outside a residence when several gunshots were fired. the 24-year-old man who lived in the neighborhood was shot in the head. he was rushed to lords medical center in willingboro. the 5-year-old girl was taken to lords with non-life threatening injuries. she was treated and released last night. initial reports were that she was shot, police are looking into it to see if that was the case. >> doctors are looking into
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whether she was was struck by residue that came from the gunfire, or she tripped and fell. the bottom line we had a five little girl who was hurt from an unnecessary incident and dangerous incident that occurred. >> reporter: it is unclear what led up to the shooting and if the victims are related. we are waiting for more information from the burlington county prosecutor's office. we expect to receive that in the next few hours. police plan to resume their search and talk to neighbors as they search for the shooter. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> thank you so much for the update. happening right now the search is on for the driver of an suv who ran away after a crash in wilmington, delaware this morning. the suv collided with a carat pennsylvania avenue and -- collided with a car at pennsylvania avenue and broom street. the driver was trapped in the wreckage for nearly half an hour. that person is in critical condition at christiana
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hospital. police do not believe -- or don't know if the driver of the suffer was hurt. this is all that as is left of a montgomery county home after a fire scorched it overnight. firefighters were called to summit avenue at 2:30 a.m. a person passing by noticed the fire and called for help. the home was sold two weeks ago for $729,000. renovations were being done at the time. nobody wasserman schultz hurt. nobody was hurt. we don't know what caused the new jersey transit bus crash that killed two people. but we know one of dead was 49-year-old jesse garcia died on one of the buses heading to work when the accident happened. the driver of the bus was killed. investigator believe speed may have been a factor in the collision. it nearly tore one of the buses in half. >> 10:05. extreme will tore through parts of the county. in ohio and michigan tornados
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ripped a part communities leaving a huge path of destruction. this morning in parts of the south, people are dealing with flooding, rob marciano takes a closer look. >> reporter: overnight flash flooding in san antonio texas, dumping 9 inches of rain in four hours. part of the same system that spawned tornados in the midwest. >> tornado on the ground! >> reporter: at least 6 reported twiforts across the -- twisters across the region. this trail of destruction in michigan where trucks were flipped over like toys and rooftops ripped off structures and trees uprooted. tornados sirens in ohio warning people to take shelter quick. >> i see all the debris flying around and i say this ain't good. >> reporter: cruise -- crews
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working around around the clocko clear up the debris. some returned home to find nothing left. >> i got a phone call i've been told how much damage there was, i was kind of prepared for it, when i got home, still nothing perhaps you for this. >> that was abc's rob marciano reporting. in flood-ravaged louisiana, residents are returning home to salvage what they can. an estimated 60,000 homes have been damaged. 102,000 people have registeredded -- registered for federal assistance. jim jones said his home has been flooded 3 times. >> my house is as good as it's ever been i'm losing it. i can't take this. >> at least 13 people have
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died. workers are going door to door to look for anymore bodies that might be trapped in the floodwaters. take a look at the food drive held for the victims of southern louisiana at the corn wells fire company in bucks county. all the donations will go to the people who have been flooded out of their homes. from our delaware newsroom, dupont said it has cut emissions of green house gases in wilmington. according to published report, the 150-acre facility is using natural gas. now, thanks to that switch, the company says carbon dioxide and nigh -- nitrogen dioxide emissions are down dramatically. pennsylvanias are paying an average of 2.15 a gallon for
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regular unleaded down 3 cents from a month ago and 50 cents cheaper than a year ago. in new jersey, 1.9 5. >> take a look at this shop right in fairless hills one of 84 grocery stores that has an expanded license that can sell wine. >> it's like a shock. it's cool. >> convenient, it's makes complete sense, i think the liquor laws are backwards compared to the states that surrounded us, we ought to be getting with the times. >> the giant in flourtown and several acme stores have expanded licenses, they hope to have wine on the shelves soon. for a full list of stores to buy wine go to 6abc.com. we checked it already, didn't we? >> yes [laughter]. a viral call for help
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answered how a louisiana family got an extra hand cleaning up from complete strangers. >> when mother nature keeps calling, an unclose and personal encounter with a bear one woman will never forget. a look at the philadelphia international airport, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come reek.
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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, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising. this ball of flame is actually a police car. that cruiser was parked when it
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caught fire in baltimore. police say they were responding to a call of a suspicious person when an officer inside said he heard a pop and the cruiser burst into flames. he got out safely. investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a multi-alarm inferno that destroyed a frozen foods warehouse in columbus, ohio. 150 people living near the warehouse were evacuated. firefighters decided to let the fire burn out when they learned the building cooling system had ammonia which could create haz/mat situation when combined with water. >> umbrellas up today. >> reporter: some of us will need umbrellas as we track heavy showers and thunderstorms. get you outside, we have puffy cumulus clouds out there. we'll see the clouds building
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throughout the day. right now all is quiet. if you're looking for something to do, you have a couple of hours you want to head to the jersey shore before they see the downpours down there, as as as . 88 degrees is the forecasted high today. which should a little bit better compared to yesterday's 93. the only difference here today's human is up here where whereas yesterday it dropped down. 74 is where we started out this morning. 790-degree day we should see 27 during the summer. the prediction from accuweather was 32 we're up to 35 and we have one more in the seven-day forecast followed by a couple of more after that as we get into the following week. doesn't look like we're done yet. but things are getting better. 80s across the board. 71 in the poconos, 77 in lancaster. low 80s for everybody else. here's the dewpoint this is the way we measure the amount of
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moisture in the air. everybody in the 70s, some locations pushing 80 and that's, again awful. we've seen this day in and day out it seems like the last two weeks. that's about to come to an end, thanks to this front here, this is all cool air on the flip side of that front. the northern portion of the ohio valley, high plains, great lakes, very comfortable conditions heading this way. we have to get through this round ever showers and thunderstorms that's firing up here later this afternoon before we can get into that comfortable air mass. here's future tracker 6, 2:00 p.m., pop-up showers and thunderstorms at that point. there's a possibility that one or two storms turn severe with strong gusty winds up to 60 and 605 miles per hour. we'll get them at 5:30 moving into the city. 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., should be pushing through the jersey shore clearing the coast by 10:00 p.m. everybody is partly cloudy overnight tonight and that sets up a gorgeous monday and tuesday
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for the delaware and the lehigh valleys. we'll see a lot of sunshine both days, a comfortable breeze and much cooler temperatures. later this afternoon, just keep an eye to the sky after 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., heavy thunderstorms developing between the hours of 4:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. would be areas west of philadelphia. 10:00 p.m., areas to the east. city of philadelphia will split the difference probably seeing the storm between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. powerful winds and drenching downpours and numerous cloud to ground lightning strikes expected with the line of thunderstorms. clouds after morning sunshine. 88 degrees will feel like 93, 94 with the humidity. jersey shore you're enjoying a beautiful morning, lots of sunshine, increasing clouds as the day wears on. it's very sticky down there. 84 degrees with a sea breeze developing. be on the look out for afternoon thunderstorms, also a moderate risk for rip currents for the shorepoints. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast look at this nice stretch of weather. 88 degrees feeling like the low
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to mid 9 90s. 83 tomorrow, tuesday, 82. wednesday, 87. thursday, 89. friday, 92. saturday, 92. and sunday is in the 90s, which is a heat wave, as i mentioned we're moving closer to september. >> it was a treat for music fans in philadelphia last night. >> hello philadelphia! [cheers and applause]. >> the one and only barbara streisand performed before a packed crowd at the wells fargo center. she kicked off the concert with the "way we were". she sang songs spanning her 60 year career. check out the skies over chester county. this is the are 45th annual
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flight festival show. there was food and craft vendors and antique cars. star wars theme celebration was held at the please touch museum. fans of all ages held paint the falcon, there were photo ops with star wars characters one of the most storied movie franchises of all times.
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>> it is time to check out what's going viral in the social corner. >> this is where we check out the images that everybody is talking about. facebook, youtube, and a whole lot more. >> this is an iron man. >> the first are 45 didn't kill me. >> that is sister madonna, aka, the iron nun. 86 years old. star of a nike unlimited use campaign. she completed 45 iron man triathlons and counting. she is teaching us you're never too old to start reaching for your dreams. she started running at 48 and 55 when she competed in her first iron man.
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>> oh, my god! >> can you sense the excitement in her voice, sometimes nature decides to give you a show. a florida caught a bear as it banged on her window. >> i did the live thing and she gave us a show. >> she did the live thing. she was inside with her two small children when the bear came calling. they was looking for a snack at the tomato garden him she posted it on her video page and went viral. while everybody was entertained, her husband said i don't think so, honey. he was out of town at the time, he was more than a little worried. >> this is an epic tinder fail, 20-year-old took to social media
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after week after the olympic swimmer beat michael phelps in rio. she met on the dating app on tinder before he left for the games. she never replied, and and she lost her chance to date an olympian. salazar shared screen graph of a conversation she had with him showing the picture of him back in south korea. he now has a girlfriend. >> plea on social media turns into a surprise viral turnout for the victims in southern louisiana, jody was helping the community all week long and ready to return home until he saw a facebook plea that tugged as his heart strings. a man was sitting in the garage crying because they did not have
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the assist they needed or anyone to help them out. two thousands shares later and two dozen people showed up they grabbed boxes and bags and the home was cleaned up from the watery mess. >> so many heartbreaking stories out of louisiana. >> tell us what you think about the videos by going to the facebook and twitter accounts. >> coming up, meteorologist chris sowers takes a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. >> we'll be right back.
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i'm hillary clinton,
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and i approve this message. michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs]
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>> thank you for staying with us, inside story coming up on 6abc. here's matt o'donnell with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, everyone i hope you're having a great sunday, coming up on inside story, kathleen kane convicted. how did she leave such huge expectations unfulfilled. will she go to jail. what about her replacement and the upcoming election to permanently row place her. gobs and gobs of money, toomey mcginty u.s. senate race in pennsylvania is the most expensive in u.s. history. the former mayor calls a current office holder a rat and a snake. inside story at 11:30. >> time for a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. changes coming. >> reporter: changes will be in the form of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon, but hey, not a bad idea to head down to the jersey shore, because you guys will be
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the last to see the storms this afternoon. they will march from west to east across the viewing area. if you're heading to the jersey shore today you'll start out with sunshine. right after lunch you'll see the clouds increase and let's say after 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. you'll see showers and thunderstorms down there. everybody else' timing is sooner. you can see all the yellows and oranges out there. that heads east to the heart of our area as the day progresses. 88 degrees feeling like 94. tomorrow, 82, 82 the feels-like temperatures will be cooler than the air temperatures. and then we warm up again next week. >> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next. >> reporter: the big question can trump change, he shook up
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his campaign again this week changed his tone by using the word regret for the first time. will that be enough to keep republicans on board and catch hillary clinton. we'll talk to trump's new campaign manager, kelly anne conway and robby mook. plus jill stein and our power house round table coming up on this week. >> of course, "action news" continues at noon, here's some of the stories we're working on for you. a world war ii veteran makes history by returning across the country. we'll share his incredible story. plus a five-year-old girl is recovering after a shooting in burlington. we're live with the latest at noon. now for chris sowers, gray hall and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you back here at noon.
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starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump shakeup. >> and believe it or not, i regret it. >> a brand-new team in charge. again. >> you have to be you. if you start pivoting, you're not being honest with people. >> but with just 79 days before the election, can trump really change? >> when someone shows you who they are, believe them. >> or is this one more false start? plus, with new questions over the clinton foundation -- >> it was pay for play. >> -- and those e-mails, can hillary clinton clear the hurdle of trust? this morning, we'll talk to campaign managers from both sides. and rnc chair reince priebus. from abc news, it's "this week." here now, chief anchor george

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