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the eagles are hoping for a little luck as they face the indianapolis colts for their third preseason game tonight. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast to help you plan your day, chris, good news? i don't like the heat, that's not good news. >> reporter: gray, you're not going to be happy, because we have a lot of 90s in the seven-day forecast. beautiful morning, we have mainly clear conditions, it's slightly humid, dewpoints are not that bad. 74 degrees in philadelphia. as you can see to the west that's not too terribly bad. reading, 66. allentown, 64. millville, 67. trenton, 70 degrees. along with the fairly comfortable temperatures we have clear conditions, high pressure is sitting over top of the mid atlantic states.
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apply the sunscreen if you're laying out by the pool. mostly sunny skies, this 92 will feel like 92. 1:00 p.m., temperature 88. 3:00 p.m., 90 and 5:00 p.m. there's another 90 and somewhere in between there we manage a high of 92 degrees. we have a heat wave on the way, but it's a comfy heat wave. i'll explain when i see you again. >> 5:33. new on "action news," one person is dead after a hit-and-run in egg harbor township. two vehicles may have struck the victim before taking off. the unidentified person was hit this morning, both directions of the black horse pike was closed during the crash investigation. police are working to get a description of the vehicles involved. two people managed to escape this burning home in east brandywine township chester county. crews arrived to the flames on
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the 100 block of ridge wood circle at 11:00 p.m. while everybody escaped without injuries, there is nothing left of the home. the cause is under investigation. happening tonight, there will be a vigil for the young camden girl who was killed after getting cause in the crossfire. 8-year-old gabriel carter was shot in the head while playing on the porch in camden. she died yesterday. the reward offered for information leading to the shooter stands at $12,000. officers have flooded the streets searching for evidence handing out flyers, but say they need the public's help. >> right now it's been difficult for us to get additional information from the community, we're hoping to incentivize this. gabriel was shot in the head during a gun battle at 8th and cherry. surveillance video captured the moment the little girl was shot,
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police will only release as a last resort if they think it will help to identify the shooter. a community is baffled over the violent death of a husband and wife in west deptford. the man accused of killing them is their son. >> reporter: this is he had and rose marie cole victim of is their son's rampage. neighbors recall their recent interaction with the man accused of murder. >> he seemed a little detached, depressed. the intretion i had he was off. >> reporter: sources say ryan coles may have used a chair to beat his parents to death. a relative found them after not being able to reach them last night. ryan coles was home when the police arrived. >> he is my great uncle, we are
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in shock. >> reporter: ed coals worked in sewell. >> he like, he was always cracking jokes, he was happy. >> reporter: the facebook post shows a happy trip to the phillies game with father and son. neighbors are asking why. >> how did you go from that nice little boy on the bike doing me a huge favor to this? >> reporter: the coles have another son who we are told was admitted to the mental health facility prior to 89 murders. coles is locked up on $1 million bail. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> there is no word on why the fbi is looking at documents from
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philadelphia mayor jim kenny's campaign office. earlier this month, agents raid the the office of bob dougherty. dougherty's union donated heavily to the campaign. the mayor confirmed the request and said the campaign office will comply. the mayor said the subpoena was served shortly after the fbi raids targeting docketterty and keenan. president obama is scheduled to make a stop in philadelphia to help stump for votes for democratic nominee hillary clinton. that event takes place september 13. but the time and location have not been announced. the president will urge people to register to vote before the october 11th deadline. the new head of donald trump's campaign is accused of making antisemitic remarks nearly a decade ago.
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coordinating court papers reviewed by the associated press, stephen bannen made remarks about jewish people in an argument about sending their daughter to private school. a spokesperson for bannen denied he ever made the antisemitic remarks. the first lady of new jersey is calling it a career. govern chris christie said his wife, marry pat is retired after 3 decades in the financial world. he said that she made the decision to stay at home with the couple's youngest children recently. marry pat christy stepped down from her role of director of anglo gordon and company when her husband announced his presidential bid. 5:38 a.m., sam bradford
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goes up against the colts in indianapolis. it's the final tuneup before the starters of the regular season kicks off in two weeks. >> that's our goal to be great and score touchdowns. if we go out there and score five touchdowns i don't think we'll feel over the moon and say we'll win the super bowl. >> the preseason finale happens with the jets at the linc. "action news" will have the complete coverage all tonight at 11:00 p.m. just about 5:40 a.m. from our delaware newsroom, state and environmental clearance are preparing for the coastal cleanup september 17. volunteers are encouraged to
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preregister by monday, september 5th. more than 1,000 volunteers collected nearly 8 trash along the rivers anticipate shorelines and wetlands and water shed areas. police make an arrest in connection with the shocking murder of two nuns. we have the details for you. plus, if you are remodeling your kitchen, we'll help you to avoid the biggest blunder of them all that can cost you big in the long run. >> reporter: the heat returns, somewhat fairly humid conditions, temperature warm up big time next week. i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up next. a sine
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was discovered in delaware, the ash bohrer was caught in a trap. it is a native of asia and came in a shipping crate. since then it killed up to 200 million trees, we hope they get a handle on it here. let's go over to chris sowers, it's the weekend. >> reporter: we're looking hot. let's show you what's going on, sky6 live hd overlooking the ben franklin bridge. another hot weekend, that's the familiar scene this summer, as temperatures were in the 90s this entire summer. also lots of sunshine, for the shorepoints it's been a wonderful summer season. double scan live is crystal
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clear, we don't have anything on the radar. we'll keep it dry throughout the weekend. the next chance of shower or thunderstorm activity arrives monday. 74 degrees in philadelphia. this is what i meant by a comfy heat wave. dewpoint, 64. it will be falling in the afternoon. even though it's a day with temperatures in the low 90s. if you don't have a high dewpoints it won't feel that bad. pressure is rising. winds out of the north at 6 miles per hour. that's bringing in the drier air. again, you will feel that later this afternoon. it will feel refreshing. 74 in philadelphia. reading, 66. allentown, 64. cape may, 76. remember last weekend at this time everybody was well into the 70s. here's the scale right here, 64 for philadelphia falling during the course of the day. reading same thing, allentown, 61. trenton, 63. by 4:00 p.m., all of a sudden we are in the 50s, allentown, 59.
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trenton, 59. just about the whole area, the only locations that will be humid will be areas closer to the water, delaware bay and oceanfront where you have mid 60s for dewpoints. everybody else will be all right. satellite and radar, showing clear conditions up and down the entire eastern seaboard as high pressure holds on for another few days. future tracker 6, mostly sunny skies, cumulus clouds popping up during the afternoon. mainly clear overnight tonight, sunday the thing, we start out with a sunshine and the puffy cumulus clouds puff up in the afternoon. everything else stays here across the west in the keystone state of pennsylvania. today, less humid, 90 degrees. winds out of southeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. you can see a lot of sunshine from start to finish. 9:00 a.m., 78.
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11:00 a.m., 83. 3:00 p.m. temperatures close to 90. poconos mostly sunny, low humidity, 83 degrees, sunday, warm and bright, slightly more humid, but not too bad, high of 82. for the jersey shore, really the only issue down there this weekend will be the elevated risk for rip currents it's in the moderate category because of the large swells that are being generated by hurricane gaston that is 100 miles out to sea. those swells will create rip currents later on. sunny and breezy, 84. sunday, sunny and humid, 82 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, temperatures barely getting into the 90s, this will be a fairly comfy heat wave compared to what we had. most areas are staying in the
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980s on sunday. the city is the only location that hits 90. monday, humid, thunderstorm, 92. tuesday, 90. wednesday, 93, thursday and friday we see relief with the cold front 85 and 80 degrees, not too bad. it is august. temperatures in time 90s ask is not uncommon. >> a comfy heat wave i can't wait to experience that. >> reporter: compared to how brutal the other heat waves have been. >> i would like to reminds you, you can find the seven-day forecast and double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. on this weekend's "fyi philly," erin o'hern takes us to the white dog cafe.
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the latest venture is an american restaurant called autograph. >> he has taken the word autograph and had a lot of fun for it. autograph was a concept i had 30 years ago when i was working with the idea of history. >> reporter: the walls are covered with rare images from past and present. >> for the photographer, the subject is their autograph. >> reporter: he wants the space to transport people to another time and place. >> this is a lot of more than a restaurant. >> it is an emotional connection for people. >> reporter: there are 6 dinning rooms and reach is designed to create a different experience. >> it's interesting for people. >> reporter: with a diverse menu, there's something to explore each visit. >> we take time that is classic, and put a modern twist
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on it. >> reporter: like the salad picked from the patio garden. >> boy, that looks good, you can see more, and learn more about autograph and much more coming up on "fyi philly" tonight at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc.
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morning, police make an arrest in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. take a look at the screen, the 46-year-old man you just saw, his name is rodney earl sanders has been charged. the sisters were stabbed in their home thursday morning. they will be remembered at a mastectomy. sanders will make his first court appearance monday and we may learn a motive at the hearing. fda wants all blood banks to screen for the zika virus
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that would expand the previous requirement that was limited to areas with active transmission like florida. health cleared from tampa florida want per millings to use -- permission to use genetically modified moss -- mosquitoes to fight zika virus. deficiency in the hormones may contribute to the growth of breast cancer cells. the brain creates melatonin at night and helps control the body's sleep and wake cycles. we know that obesity is connected to colon, breast and kidney. having too much weight is linked to other cancers. experts say as the pounds add up, so does the risk.
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health leaders in texas, they want to know how 8 students athletes were sickened with a rare and serious illness. they are students at texas woman university, 6 are on the volleyball team. that illness is a breakdown of the muscle tissue and can cause kidney damage. local physical therapist saginaw is not involved in the cases, but said 8 at one school points to common causes. >> two conclusions that they are taking supplements that makes them predisposed to it. >> reporter: universities are looking into the cases the students are now listed in good condition at the hospital.
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>> a pleasant good morning to you, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, august 27. here's some of the stories we're following for you right now on "action news," a man on a bike is shot and robbed. right now police are looking for two masked gunmen responsible for the crime. also, a woman is robbed at gunpoint at a septa station caught on surveillance video. the heat is on for the weekend, if you're heading to the shore, you have to worry about rip currents. meteorologist chris sowers is here to help you plan your weekend with the accuweather forecast. rip currents and heat, right? >> reporter: a good combination, balls everybody wants to go into the

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