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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, everyone. >> we're learning new information on a murder in south jersey. police say that a woman was stabbed to death inside a high-rise apartment her husband is also injured. we're live at that scene with new details. >> police in delaware county search for crews overnight where a young woman was shot while walking home. >> the campaign trail will wind through suburban philadelphia today. mike pence will be there drumming up support for the gop ticket. >> matt pelman is in for karen rogers. dave murphy joins us. who had their windows opened overnight and really enjoyed
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it. >> i thought you were going to say windows opened on the car home yesterday. i definitely did that and saw a lot of you doing the same. we're off to another nice start. you've got a lack of any significant cloud cover so we're expecting lots of sun like yesterday and temperatures are comfortable. 65 degrees in philadelphia, cooler than it was this time yesterday. up in allentown all the way down to 54. 56 and cool and comfortable in trenton, 57 reading, upper 50's in wilmington, 55 degrees in millville and down the shore about 10 or so degrees cooler than it was this time yesterday with temperatures in the low to mid 60's and your dewpoints everywhere as expected are in the 50's. that's below that 60-degree threshold for humid air. as we roll through the day it's going to be gorgeous. 63 degrees by 7 o'clock, 72 by 10 o'clock and as you plan ahead for the next 12 hours, it gets warm this afternoon but really not that bad. 78 degrees by noon and a high of 82 degrees at 3 o'clock. the winds won't be as breezy as yesterday lots of sun and low humidity. looks like another nice one tomorrow although it will get a bit warmer and then the
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humidity begins to keep back. creep back. more on that in the seven day. what do you got going on matt. >> infamous flashing lights on the schuylkill expressway this morning david. it's westbound approaching route 202 and king of prussia and the flashing lights are out here because of an accident and fuel spill taking out the left lane. now, the right lane is opened for your travels as you come away from gulph mills and head towards the pennsylvania turnpike this morning. but watch out, you have to stay to the right because that left lane is blocked because of the accident and fuel spill. elsewhere on the schuylkill we had some overnight construction westbound between university and south. that's gone. as is work on the roosevelt boulevard extension southbound headed toward the schuylkill near fox street, all crews have cleared out of the way but they're not gone yet from the vine street expressway. still closed in both directions for overnight work between the schuylkill and broad street. these crews should be out of here within the next half hour and they'll return tonight at 11 o'clock. they were also working overnight in newark shutting down college avenue and that,
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too, is closed until 5:00 this morning. i think i'd stay over on chapel street to get around that water main work. welsh track road remains blocked as well for ongoing construction until early september so to get around that chestnut hill road is one possible alternate. traveling through new castle county along 95 and highway one this morning, looking good with no major problems reported as we kick things off on this tuesday, tam. >> all right, thank you matt. new this morning, gunfire injured a young woman walking home in chester late last night. the action cam was at tenth and upland streets where police were searching on overgrown lot for clues. the woman in her 20's was shot in the leg and also suffered a graze wound to the head. she's in stable condition. no arrests have been made. gunfire injured a child. shell casings were scatter across the 1200 block of west ninth street in chester. police say one of the bullets struck a six-year-old boy in the finger. the child's mother said a man started shooting in the
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direction of her son who was outside his home playing with other children. no one else was hit. >> a man is due in court in camden today to answer charges that he murdered his girlfriend's two-year-old son. 24-year-old zachary tricoche is charged with beating the child inside a home in pennsauken on saturday night. his mother called 911 but the boy died later. today's hearing could shed light on the moments leading up to the beating. the boy does have siblings. it's unclear if they were home or also subjected to abuse. a bridgeton, new jersey, police officer who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on new year's eve in 2014 will not face federal charges. federal prosecutors announced their decision yesterday. the incident was captured on dashcam video. police found a handgun in 36-year-old jerame reid's glove box. officer braheme days says he told reid to put his hands up and stay put but reid stepped out of the vehicle with his hands up.
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that is when he was shot. prosecutors say there was insufficient evidence to pursue criminal charges. >> happening today, republican vice presidential candidate mike pence will be in our area. he'll attained private event in king of prussia and then hold a flail bucks county. hillary clinton is trying to laugh off any questions about her health on late night while republicans keep trying to make the case that there's nothing funny about her e-mails. abc's kenneth moton has more. >> reporter: trump appealed to minorities. >> to the african-americans who i employ so many, to the hispanics, tremendous people, what the hell do you have to lose. >> reporter: now it appears trump's campaign is working to soften his tough immigration stance. the candidate however who has promised a deportation force and a wall told our abc affiliate in cleveland nothing has changed. >> we don't have a strong border, we don't have a country. >> reporter: at a rally in ohio trump once again hammered hillary clinton her private
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e-mails and the alleged special access clinton foundation donors received to the former secretary of state. >> after the fbi and the department of justice white washed hillary clinton's e-mail crimes, they certainly cannot be trusted to quickly or impartially investigate hillary clinton's new crimes. >> reporter: clinton stayed up late with jimmy kimmel live to laugh it off. >> there's nothing there. >> reporter: on debating trump. >> i am drawing on my experience in elementary school. >> reporter: what about trump using those private e-mails against her? >> he makes up stuff to use against me so if he would stick with reality i wouldn't have a worry in the world. >> reporter: and on her love of face time to talk to the grand kids. >> have you considered using face time instead of e-mail. >> actually, i think that's really good. >> good idea. >> reporter: but trump is not laughing. on immigration he was scheduled to deliver a major speech on the issue later this
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week but it's been postponed. reporting in washington, kenneth moton channel6 "action news." >> gaby gifford has made a surprising endorsement in the tight u.s. senate race in pennsylvania. the former democratic congresswoman is reporting republican pat toomey. giffords lauded toomey. she has been strongly pushing for stricter gun laws since she was injured in a 2011 mass shooting near tucson. the campaign of toomey's challenger katie mcginty insists toomey has not strayed at all from the national rifle association positions. new information this morning on a murder at a highrise apartment building in camden county. authorities now say a woman was stabbed to death and her husband stabbed himself. it all happened with three children inside the collingswood apartment. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live along the white horse pike with the full story. katherine. >> reporter: matt, what
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exactly happened here remains under investigation but we have been told by authorities that at a woman in her 30's was stabbed multiple times, she was pronounced dead at the scene and her husband was stabbed multiple times with what appear to be self inflicted wounds. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition and authorities are also saying that three children were inside the apartment here at building c at the heights of collingswood complex right off white horse pike when this all happened. it took place shortly before 8 o'clock last night. the woman was found in her bedroom multiple stab wounds. she was pronounced dead. her husband who was also in his 30's had multiple stab wounds that authorities think are self inflicted. he was still alive and hawpe rushed to cooper university hospital where he underwent surgery overnight. again, authorities say three children were there at the apartment when this took place. it does not appear that they were injured. we don't know yet if authorities were called to this home prior to last night, though we're hearing the couple recently moved into
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this apartment complex. camden county prosecutors' office and collingswood police are investigating this case. we are live in collingswood, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> thank you for that katherine. it is 4:39 and developing overnight, nigeria's army says it has killed the leader of the terrorist group boko haram. >> hear how a 12-year-old girl joined a north jersey police officer in saving her family. david. >> tropical depression fiona probably missing bermuda. a tropical wave that has a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical storm later today. and tropical storm gaston across the east coast of africa. where are these going? do they affect the mainland united states? i'll have those stories coming un. another beauty for today and an eventual change in our seven-day forecast. lots to talk about straight ahead.
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>> dozens of fires are burning across the weren't part of the country. firefighters are doing what they can to seay homes in nine states from california to nevada. dry and windy conditions are fueling large flames in oregon where hundreds of people are being told to evacuate. one of the fires grew 20 times in size in only a few hours. meanwhile crews are finally gaining ground on a fire in california that destroyed 100 homes last week. >> around here david it's the sound of silence. >> yeah. >> you go outside and you don't hear all those air conditioners buzzing any. >> right and the breezes are down from yesterday, too, so even the leaves are sort of silent this morning. storm tracker6 live double scan shows that you we're dry for your tuesday morning commute. as we take a look outside we do have sky6. pretty picture of ben franklin bridge ought lit up nice and bright and the skies will be lightening up nice and bright
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before too much longer as well. your temperature out the door this morning is a little cooler than it was yesterday in philadelphia. 65 degrees dewpoint well down there in the low 50's and winds out of the north-northwest at 5 miles per hour. if we actually get town 62 it will be the coolest temperature we've had around here in the morning in about four, five months. as we take a look at satellite you can see lack of cloud cover, so lots of sunshine on the way today. and staying bright and on the warm side but pretty comfortable overall. 64 by 8 o'clock, 72 by 10 o'clock, 78 degrees by noon. and then 82 is your high at 3 o'clock this afternoon. nice and bright, low humidity and breezes not quite as much as they were yesterday although for my money i kind of like that breeze blowing around. 82 degrees in allentown, 83 this afternoon in reading, 80 in lancaster and similar numbers up and down the i-95 corridor and down through dover millville even the shore looking on or about 80 for a lie today. might only get to 79 up north in surf city and beach haven. about 80 in ac and ocean city. a low risk of rip currents
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today but you should always swim near the lifeguards. more of the same in cape may. a tad milder in bethany beach. ocean temperature 70, 80 on the beach and pretty nice conditions assuming you get that sunscreen going. dewpoints over the next several days are not bad. today we could sink down into the upper 40's and then the 50's on wednesday. remember anything under 60 is not considered humid. finally we do get just a little bit humid on thursday and in a bit of a spike on friday before a drop on saturday. monday right now as you look ahead through the seven-day forecast looks to be the most humid day ahead. onto the tropics and tropical depression fiona still south of bermuda. we've got this tropical wave which now has a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical storm. it looks like it will be named hermione and tropical storm gaston has formed off the east coast of africa. where are all these going? fiona looks like it's going to dissolve into an extra tropical low over the next couple days and probably miss bermuda. we'll see what happens with the moisture from that.
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that's not really that much of an effect on us. this is the possible developing tropical storm and it looks like it's headed ford bahamas probably by the second half of the weekend and perhaps into florida early next week so that's something we'll be watching there and then finally tropical storm gaston which is starting to build in strength probably becomes a category one hurricane. right now it looks like it wants to shoot up into the central atlantic and any other be that much of an issue. obviously we are building into that part of the tropical season where it tends to be most active. sunny and about the today today. your seven-day forecast 82, low humidity, more sunshine tomorrow, warmer with a high of 87 degrees. still low humidity. and then a tad more humid on thursday, 89 degrees there. hot and humid on friday, though, 94 degrees is the high with some thunderstorms possible in the afternoon and evening. and for the weekend partly sunny and hot on saturday, 93. down to 89 sunday and monday very warm and humid with a high of 89. remember, when we're not on the air you can always get the latest weather information on and as the
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tropics continue to build, we'll have information on that for you on our web site as well. >> okay, thanks, david. developing overnight nigeria's army says it has killed the leader of boko haram known as the world's deadliest terror group. it happened during a nigerian air strike on friday according to a senior military official. the u.s. state department has not confirmed that boko haram leader's death. boko haram was behind the 2014 kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. many are still believed to be in captivity. new video this morning from the vigil for a deaf man who was slot to death by police after a chase in north carolina. the state's highway patrol says they were trying to pull over daniel laris for speeding on thursday but the 29-year-old did not stop until he reached his driveway in charlotte 7 miles away. investigators say there was a brief encounter before harris was shot but neighbors claim the husband and father was just trying to use sign
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language and gestures to commute indicate. north carolina state authorities are investigating. >> a new report on that deadly alligator attack at disney world. a man says he alerted staff about the danger 45 minutes before a toddler was killed. the florida fish and wildlife commission says the man was on his way down to warn families about the fact that he'd seen alligators in the water when he heard screams. the report also revealed the two-year-old lane graves did nothing to provoke the at affect the boy's father tried to pry open the gator's jaws but the reptile held on. trappers who have killed six alligators since the june attack say they are pretty confident that the attacking animal was among the animals that they've killed. >> quick thinking 12-year-old girl and a police officer helped save a north jersey family from a fire. the 12-year-old lives in the house in sayreville and she heard the fire alarm spotted flames and herbed her cousins and her aunt to the bathroom window. she jumped out first and found police officer brian gay who arrived before firefighters. the girl led officer gay to the window where her cousins
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and aunt were yelling for help. >> looked at the people who were getting the ladder then looked up in the air and she was already jumping so as she was on her way down i caught her. >> the officer also helped break the fall of another child and caught a baby who was tossed out by the aunt. neighbors found a ladder to help the aunt get out. everyone is going to be okay. >> it's 4:48 and up next matt pelman has the latest on the traffic situation for you this morning. >> a woman looks out her back door to find a family of bears trespassing. that's later. >> ♪
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i'm hillary clinton, 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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and as of now, i'd have to say no. >> ♪ >> welcome back to "action news" tuesday morning edition. looking good there in a.c. many as we look live from sky6. by the way, nice to meet so many of you out at the a.c. air show last week. that certainly was a fun time. this morning we're not having such fun here on the schuylkill expressway. westbound in king of prussia, got an accident and a fuel spill taking out the left lane. we've been seeing traffic squeeze by in the right lane headed toward the pennsylvania turnpike but now it is causing a little bit of slowing coming away from gulph mills headed towards 202 on the westbound schuylkill. a bunch of overnight construction eastbound approaching norristown. the right and center lanes are
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blocked. farther east past willow grove left and center lanes are out. westbound the ramp to norristown partially blocked for construction. then farther west between malvern and downingtown the right lane is out of commission. but in center city on the vine street expressway westbound's all reopened. eastbound in the process of reopening. crews should be gone any minute and in gloucester city watch out for some overnight work blocking the right lane on 130 northbound close to 42. that work lasting for about another hour. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. new on "action news," a small plane made an emergency landing on a highway in missouri. the plane came down safely on the shoulder of the road in saint louis. the plane did not hit cars or trucks and we have no word on injuries. where the plane landed actually is near an airport. it's unknown still, though, why the plane had to make that emergency landing or if the airport was actually the destination for takeoff site. >> time for your first look at business here at the big board. casino profits in atlantic city are increasing for the first time in eight years. the division of gaming
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enforcement says the city's eight casinos saw profits go up by 21 pearls in the first si,,21 percent. borgata had the biggest jump followed by the tropicana which went up by 26 percent. wells fargo paying out $6 million for wrongly charging late fees for student loans. part of the settlement calls for the bank to refund customers those fees. the major stock indices were mixed when the closing bell rang. some up, some down. this morning futures point to a slightly higher open. u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte has lost two major sponsorship deals. speedo and ralph lauren are both ending ties with lochte. the swimmer and three teammates claimed they were victims of an armed robbery in rio during the games. lochte has since backtracked and apologized. >> it's 4:53.
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a couple celebrates their anniversary with a bit of cake they saved from their wedding day. a lot of people to this but listen to this. it's not their first anniversary. it's their 66th. that's up next. >> a rare burial site beneath an old cathedral in new york is up for sale and crypt comes up at a high price. that story at 5:00 a.m.
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>> new on "action news" a family of black bears paid a visit to a new hampshire
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homeowner. momma and her three cubs wanted through the yard. mom rum matched through a trash can and bird feeder while the little ones enjoyed play time. one seemed entertained by a rope. >> a florida couple lab eating the same wedding cake for more than six decades. each year ann and ken frederick celebrate their anniversary by taking a nibble from the original fruit cake from their wedding day in 1955. they keep the cake wrapped up in a tightly sealed coffee can that stays in a cupboard above the refrigerator. each year they unrap it slice off a tiny piece and enjoy their cake. it's like fruit cake and cockroaches and twinkies would all survive an armageddon. >> that story couldn't get even less appetizing. it's 4:57. still ahead on "action news" a plane cam caught scary video
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of a thief armed with an assault rifle breaking into a home. >> new guidelines on how much sugar your child should be consuming. details later in health check.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley it's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist dave murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, its 5 o'clock on this tuesday august 23rd. we're following a breaking story. >> two women injure themselves jumping to safety when a home goes up in flames overnight. >> jerry sandusky defense questions a vic


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