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>> glad glad, -- so glad you stayed with us, 7:00 a.m., august 27. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," a man on a bike is robbed. right now police are looking for two masked gunmen responsible for the crime. a woman is robbed at a septa station this is caught on surveillance video. if you're heading to the shore, you have to worry about rip currents. outside we go, meteorologist chris sowers has a look at the accuweather forecast, sun and
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rip currents. >> reporter: not a good combination because temperatures will climb into the 90s. a lot of folks will want to jump into the water, you can, but pay attention to the lifeguards on duty. we have a rip current that's on the moderate side. because of tropical storm gaston which is 1,000 miles out to sea, because of the swells, we run the risk for dangerous rip currents. choppy seas, 3 to 4 feet. winds shift in a more northerly direction, ten to 15 miles per hour that's the seabed. it will feel good on the sand. ocean temperature, range between 72 and 75. air temperatures, ocean city, margate, 70. avalon, 77. philadelphia, 75. allentown, 64 arena reading 67 degrees. satellite and radar, it's a great day to layout by the pool,
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barely a cloud in the sky. we'll say mostly sunny today, just puffy cumulus clouds that's about it. forecast for today, 84 degrees for the jersey shore with a sea breeze. 92 for the city. it will not be humid, so it's a fairly comfortable 92 degrees. the poconos bright and warm, 83. i hope you like the 90s because we have a lot of them in the seven-day forecast. i'll tell you about it when i see you again. >> robbers shot a man on a bike in germantown overnight on cheltenham avenue near knox street. the two criminals had on masks during the crime. they cornered the 19-year-old man and shot him in the leg and stole $200. the robbers got away, the victim is recovering in the hospital. a man was attacked in the
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parking lot of a beer distributer in the crescentville section. the victim is in critical condition at einstein medical center. the three people approached him and brutally beat him. no arrests have been made. new video this morning that you have to see. this captures a robbery at a septa station, a man pulls a gun, you see him there, he pulls the gun from his backpack and demands the women gives up her purse. this happened 6:15 web platform. market frankford line, take a good look if you know the person or have any information call septa police. "action news" helps a man get some results after he is shocked by composed wires on a city street. the south philadelphia man is recovering after getting quite the jolt. dann cuellar talked to the man
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and to the city to learn who is responsible. >> reporter: this is 27-year-old mike smith of south philadelphia. he said on wednesday night he was jogging around the neighborhood working out when he arrived at the traffic light pole at 20th and oregon. i had my ankle weights on and i leaned up against the pole. i felt like somebody punched me in the back of the head. i lost my sight. >> reporter: paramedics transported him to penn presbyterian hospital where he was treated for electric shock. he would learn that he came in contact with exposed wires at the bottom of the pole. his father called to report the problem. who did you call? >> my father called peco. >> reporter: when he noticed the problem had not been fixed he contacted us.
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we contacted the streets department who sent a crew within minutes. >> we had no idea this happened until 6abc contacted us. >> reporter: for the record, peco is knot responsible for traffic -- is not responsible for traffic lights, the city is. >> he with take this very seriously, especially electric constitutions -- electrocutions or anything that harms the public. >> reporter: the proper way to report this and other city-related problems is to call 311. in south philadelphia, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> 7:05. philadelphia police have succeeded in a mission to help a charity get its stolen bike back. officers have recovered a stolen u-haul that stored bikes and bike parts belong to the wounded warrior project. the group was going to donate the bikes to veterans last weekend, but the u-haul was
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stolen before the event. one suspect is in custody. >> we'll get the rest of the bikes back by the weekend. >> glad to hear the bikes will be returned. nine bikes were stolen four recovered in a bust earlier this week. last night officers located the u-haul with the other five in north philadelphia. there's good news for a cat that endured abuse at the hands of a 28-year-old philadelphia woman. lumpy the cat had chemical burns and was weak. look at this, now the cat is healthy and playful at the spca. employees say he is ready for a good home. there's a financial boost for amtrak thanks to vice president joe biden, yesterday he announced at the wilmington train station that the federal government is giving a 2 billion-dollar loan to amtrak to modernize the rail service
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along the northeast corridor. that money will go toward buying trains and upgrading tracks and making platform improvement. the technology is aimed at preventing derailment. he spoke fondly of the many workers he met riding on amtrak for the 36 years he was in congress. >> they were my friends, they were with me, they are the guys and women on the phone when thinks went bad. even though i hadn't been on the road everyday they were the guys who showed up at beau's funeral. >> the loan will allow amtrak to boost seating 40% on a acela trains between washington and boston. towns in new jersey that were devastated by super-storm sandy can apply for more grant money. chris christie announced in toms river $42 million in aid is available.
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towns can apply for the money from the recovery fund on monday, the cut off is october 18. >> 7:08. exciting news, it's move-in day at the university of delaware just like these young men and women did last year, new students will settle into their home away from home. classes start tuesday morning. tragedy has struck an nba star, the cousin of dwyane wade is dead after falling victim to gun violence in chicago. he was pushing a baby stroller at the time. plus, more after shocks rattle italy as day of mourning against for the victims of the earthquake. >> reporter: it's comfortable out there right now, today will be the 37th time this year we hit 90 degrees or higher. there's a lot of 90s in the seven seven-day forecast.
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dwyane wade is denouncing the shooting death of his cousin. the 32-year-old was an innocent victim shot in the head while she was push ago stroller in chicago. she was on her way to register her kid for school. police say the shooters were aiming for a man, but hit her in the head instead. on twitter overnight, wade who is from chicago and plays for the bulls called the death senseless, he said four kids lost their mom for no reason, #, enough is enough. his mom is a pastor. >> we'll try to help these people to transform their minds and give them a different direction so this scene won't keep happening. >> heartbreaking news to hear for the family. his mother lost another child to
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gun violence. the baby shoves pushing is okay. hours before wade spoke at an event on gun violence in chicago. a samurai sword was cruised to ward off an intruder in michigan. the dog heard the intruder and started to bark. the 11-year-old asked who was there. not before the intruder kicked in the door and pepper sprayed them. the older son took the sword and ran the crook away. the family purchased a gun by the way in case the criminal returns. let's get caught up on the forecast. you said it would be hot but not horrible. you called it? >> reporter: a comfy heat wave. let's get you outside,
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90 degrees is 90 degrees, we're so used to it by now, it's like, who cares, 90 degrees. down in cape may we have clear conditions, humidity levels have dropped off, temperatures are on the comfortable side. double scan live is clear, no issues this morning. 83 degrees monday and tuesday, remember that how refreshing the air mass was, especially monday with the breeze, it felt fantastic. wednesday, 86. by the way, northwestern suburbs never got out of the 70s. yesterday's high, 93 degrees. it was more humid with temperatures close to 100. fortunately the dewpoints have come down, now we're sitting at 63. it's slightly humid, but this is not too bad at all. pressure 30.16 inches it's rising. by the way the number will fall during the day. winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 71. what a summer this has been so far.
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on average, philadelphia sees 27 days, the prediction from accuweather was 32. so far we've had 36 days, today will be 37 and we'll keep that string going through wednesday. we're looking at 40 days of 90 degrees or high. dewpoint, 65 is considered humid, 7 -- oppressive. most areas are in the 60s they will drop off. a pair of 5s for philadelphia. allentown, 59. trenton, 59. and wilmington, 58. it will be in the low 90s, it will be hot out there, but not nearly as humid as some of the heat waves we've seen earlier this year. satellite and radar, crystal clear, we'll not show you future tracker because there's nothing to show. mostly sunny conditions today an tomorrow. just a few clouds both days, less humid and hot.
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92 degrees is the forecasted high. winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight, mainly clear and warm, slightly humid, not bad. 64 degrees outlying suburbs, 70 for center city. winds out of the east at 5 to 10 miles per hour. the poconos mostly sunny, low humidity, 83. warm, humid, bright, 82 degrees for tomorrow. jersey shore, gaston spinning its wheels in the atlantic. it's generating huge swells. beach patrol is issuing moderate risk for rip currents. some of the swells reach the mainland today. especially tomorrow and monday pay attention to the lifeguards on duty. sunny and breezy, 84. slightly more humid tomorrow, 82678 the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, here we go, another heat wave, we hit 93 yesterday, 92 today. if we hit 90 tomorrow, that will be another heat wave this year.
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monday, 90, tuesday, 92, wednesday, 93. a cold front sweeps in thursday, 85, 80. it will feel like it did earlier this week. that breath of fresh air, hold on we have better changes coming. but there is another heat pump high coming after that. i'll talk about that later. >> 7:16 research from the national highway traffic safety administration shows orderly drivers are among the safest, but eventually we have to retire from the road. in this art of aging report, tamala edwards shows us a program that helps seniors know when it's time to hang up the keys. >> it's called let's talk about driving. >> we're finding many seniors are not having conversation about how to give up their keys and it creates an unsafe situation for them.
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>> reporter: the driving website filled with videos teaching family members to start the conversation in a nonthreatening way. articles to ease the transition and warning signs to look for if you think an older driver is no longer safe on the road. >> maybe the mysterious dent that shows up in the family member's car and they don't know how it got there. >> driving less at night or avoid bad weather driving. >> reporter: home instead partners with the genesis rehab services that uses simulators that vaults everything from vision to motor skills and cognitive functioning. how is the coordination and strength and range of motion. >> are you feeling nauseous, sweating, queazy. >> reporter: the simulator can help rebuild muscles and reaction time after surgery such as the hip and shoulder. it's a machine not a family
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member telling a senior they are no longer fit to drive. >> it's challenging for families to be involved especially if we are talking about mom or dad. >> they feel like they are a burden on their family and it's a blow to their ego. >> reporter: seniors can learn about lots of options to get around. >> the more we talk about driving with older adults the better chance we have for positive outcomes. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." >> so glad you stayed with us,
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7:20 here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. a take a free guided bird walk at the john james audubon center at mill grove at 8:00 a.m. in time main parking lot in the center of audubon, montgomery county.
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children and beginners are welcome and extra binoculars will be available if you show up. today isrd festival at linvilla, pick up tomatoes and pears and fresh fruits and vegetables. tomorrow is philadelphia jerk festival in fairmont park. it's a family oriented festival to show off caribbean foods. from noon to 6:00 p.m. that's a look at what's happening this weekend, sports is next.
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 7:24 saturday morning, if you're vacationing in florida or the bahamas this weekend or next week. you will run into rough weather down there. we have an area of unorganized low pressure system that could tropical storm hermine fit gets its act together. if it enters the gulf of mexico, this is where things get interesting. those are gulf water temperatures in the low 90s. if it gets into the gulf, things could get interesting anywhere from tampa to new orleans. here's the water vapor image. believe it or not, the center of circulation is right there. yet all the thunderstorms are out through here because the winds are blowing west to east. every time this tries to get
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better organized west to east winds sheer it a part. the winds need to wrap around the center of circulation to get better organized. it looks like it may happen once it gets into the gulf of mexico. all the forecast models take it into the guff. once it gets into the gulf it's a question mark where it will go. the general consenses is from mobile alabama to west of new orleans. >> thanks for the update. 7:25. eagles and colts square off tonight and carlos ruiz debuts in dodgers blue, he said goodbye to phillies fans first. "action news" was right there, here's ducis rogers. >> reporter: good morning, it is been more than 36 hours and it is still sinking in. carlos ruiz is no longer a philly. he left town for los angeles yesterday morning.
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chooch always a fan favorite got plenty of love at phl. his trade to the dodgers was not an easy decision. >> how much do you love the phillies fans, i imagine it's hard to leave today. >> they were the best fans in the world. i have to say thank you, it was hard to walk away, the whole city is in my heart. i want to say thank you. >> this was ruiz in his new dodgers uniform. in his first at bat he was hit by a pitch. he was reunited with chase will you utley who he called his first teammate. first inning first batter for the mets gone, 1-0 new york.
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morgan's next pitch, gone again. the mets go back-to-back and take an early 2-0 lead. they go 4 for 8 and score an rbi. bases loaded forget it. 2-out grand slam. phillies lose 9-4. eagles and colts tonight from indy with this being the third preseason game, despite the birds winning their preseason contests thus far, we expect them to show us something. despite what we think, the birds think the offense is ready to do big things. >> we're moving in the right direction being the right place. >> we'll get a better feel obviously this week and see where our guys are at. you get to the regular season,
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things turn up a notch. >> soul and arizona, jaw's team underdog. arizona at the goal line, the soul defense comes up big, fumble. touchdown. ensuing kickoff the ball bounces your way. soul go up 21 nothing in the first quarter. 6 touchdown passes, the soul win 56-42. it's their second arena bowl title in franchise history. that's a look at sports, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. >>
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right now it's comfortable, but more 90s in the seven-day forecast. today in the 90s and sunday in the 90s as well. 64 for quakertown. warrington, 69. center city, 75. oxford, 64. kennett square, 65 degrees, hockessin 70. woodbine 70. hammonton is checking in at 67 degrees. here's satellite and radar, if you look closely you can kind of see how all the cloud cover is wrapping around in a circle. there's an area of high pressure sitting over raleigh, north carolina, the winds go clockwise around the high. that will help to keep us dry throughout the duration of the weekend and hot. speaking of the heat, august has been brutal so far. on average we see seven days of 90 degrees or higher during the month of august. so far we've seen 12, today is
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13, tomorrow, 14. we're 3.8 degrees above normal so far this month. if we were to end today, it would be the warmest august in our history. today, 92 degrees, sunshine and clouds, dewpoints hang out in the upper 60s and low 60s. that will not be the case as we start the new workweek. when i come back we'll look at the climbing dewpoint in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you so much. this news just coming in. take a look at the screen you see the damage there, a fatal crash forced septa to shut down route 101 train in springfield, delaware county. motorcycle collided with a car on west springfield road at 6:30. the person on the motorcycle we are told died at the scene. new on "action news," one person is dead after a
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hit-and-run in egg harbor township. two vehicles may have struck the victim before taking off. the unidentified person was hit around 1:30. both directions of black horse pike were closed during the crash investigation. police are working to get a description of the vehicle or vehicles involved. new though,, two people managed to escape this right here, this burning home in east brandywine township chester county. crews arrived to flames on the 100 block of ridge wood circle after 11:00 p.m. whilele residents escaped without injuries there is nothing left of the home. ment cause is under investigation. it is now 7:33. happening tonight there will be a vigil for the young camden girl who you see here. she was killed after getting caught in the crossfire. 8-year-old gabriel carter was shot in the head while playing on a porch in camden. she died from her injuries yesterday. her father thank supporters for all their prayers.
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the reward leading to the shooter stands at $12,000. officers have flooded the streets and handing out flyers, but they need help from the public. >> right now it's difficult to get information from the community. >> gabriel was shot in the head during a gun battle at 8th and kerry street. police say they will release the video as a last resort if they think it can help them identify the shooter. a community is baffled over the violent death over a husband and wife in west deptford. the man accused of killing them is their son. jeff chirico has the details. >> reporter: this is ed and rose marie coles victims of their own son's murderous rampage inside the family home.
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neighbors recalled their recent interaction with the man accused of murder. >> he seemed detached, maybe depressed, we don't know that. it's the impression i had, he was a little bit off. >> sources say ryan coles may have been used a chair to beat his parents to death. a relative checked up on them when not being able to reach them last night. ryan coles was home when the police arrived. >> he was my great uncle, we're all in shock. >> reporter: ed coles worked at coles music service in sewell, a company he started and sold to his cousin. >> he was always cracking jokes, he was happy. >> reporter: the facebook post shows a seemingly happy trip to the phillies game. many say ryan coles struggled
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with mental illness. >> how dug from that nice little boy on a bike doing me a huge favor to this? >> reporter: the coles have another son who was admitted to a mental health facility prior to murders. coles was locked up on $1 million bail. autopsy are scheduled for today. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> there's no word on why the fbi is looking at documents from philadelphia mayor jim kenny's campaign office. earlier this month agents raided the homes and office of union boss john dougherty and bobby keenan. the mayor said the campaign office will comply with the request. the mayor said the subpoena was served shortly after the fbi raids targeting dougherty and heenen. >> 7:36 right now, the fight for your vote in this year's
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presidential campaign comes to the delaware valley next month. president obama schedule to do make a stop in philadelphia to stump for votes for democratic nominee hillary clinton. the event takes place september 13. the time and location hat not been announced. new head of donald trump's campaign is accused of making antiis metic remarks nearly a -- antisemitic remarks nearly a decade ago. an ex-wife claims he made the remarks about jewish people when the two fought over sending their daughter to private school. the revelation comes after reports that domestic violence charges were filed against him 20 years ago following an altercation that he had with his then wife. that case was dismissed. a spokesperson denies he made the antisemitic remarks. sam bradford will get into
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gear as they go up against andrew luck tonight. those are the two big story lines always the eagles play the colts in i understand annapolis. it's the final tuneup before the regular season kicks off in two weeks. >> that's our goal to be great, look sharp 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're going to win the super bowl. >> the preseason finale happens thursday at the jets at the linc. "action news" and our sports team will have it all coming up tonight at 11:00 p.m. 7:38 a.m. we have an important road closures for the made in america festival, two lanes of eakens oval in front of the art museum will close, the inner lanes of the benjamin
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franklin parkway between 20th and oval will close next wednesday. more closures take effect throughout the week. the roads will stay closed until tuesday, september 6. you can find a full list on our website 6abc.com. helping those in need. we'll tell you how police officers are insuring those in their community have something to eat while they are on patrol. ahead a local program is helping those with severe spinal injuries get back up on their feet and become more independent. plus, meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. he said guess what? we're going to hit 90 again today. "action news" saturday morning continues after the break.
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and police say he is the man who killed the two nuns in rural mississippi. sisters paula merely and margaret held were stabbed in their homes. sanders the suspect will make his first court appearance monday. we may learn the motive at the hearing. sanders was not homeless, but he was what they called nomadic. it'll is observing a day for the 290 lost in the massive earthquake. one was 18 months old. the number of dead may rise because many are unaccounted
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for. some of the aftershocks jolted the riewnts -- the resigns -- ruins overnight. northwest arkansas, one in four people in the area go to sleep hungry and officers say they will be giving out meals to drop off to anyone in need. great deed by the officers in arkansas. >> hopefully you have good news for the weather. >> reporter: you don't like that? >> we have to deal with it. >> reporter: let's get you outside, and show you the view. if you're heading to the jersey shore, you'll like it. everyone else is sick of having the air-conditioning on. temperatures are comfortable and humidity levels are on the comfortable side, as well. that will continue this afternoon as we flip it over to the radars. even though we're forecasting
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92 degrees, we don't have oppressive humidity that will feel like 92. the normal is 84. you can see seasonal averages 70 degrees this morning. fleetwood, 65. same number for slatington. martins creek, 62. saint davids, 67. coatsville, 71 and new holland, 69 degrees. temperatures south and east of there, are also in the 60s and 70s. glass borough, 72. cinnaminson, 68. here's satellite and radar, clear as can be from richmond to new england. the reason for that is because we have a huge heat pump area of high pressure. the air underneath the high sinks. as long as the high sits over top of us, we can't get any clouds in here. this is the severe weather in the heartland of the nation, it will go up and around the prove prove -- provinces of canada.
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most locations are topping out 89 to 91. it will not be an owes -- pressively hot day. the model has us at 88. accuweather is going 90. look at the surrounding suburbs it will be 3 to 4 degrees cooler than what's happening in the city. monday, temperature increase, humidity goes up a notch. reading, 87. trenton, 89, millville. we're in the mist of -- midst of another heat wave. philadelphia is the only place in the viewing area that sees the heat wave. mostly sunny, less humid, everybody is close to 90. philadelphia, 92. reading, 90. allentown, 90. atlantic city, 84. cape may, 84. dover, 88 degrees, same number
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for lancaster. overnight tonight, clear and warm and slightly humid, 60s north and west, philadelphia, 70. 66 in millville. cape may, 71. trenton, 66 degrees. for the poconos it's absolutely gorgeous. if you have a chance looking for something to do head to the mountains. no humidity at all, highs around 83. sunny warm and bright tomorrow, 82. slightly humid on sunday, but bearable. it's not that bad. same thing for the jersey shore, slightly humid tomorrow. there's a moderate risk for rip currents today tomorrow and monday because gaston in the middle of atlantic. you will see the large southwesterlies hitting the beaches. -- swells hitting the beaches again. 84 today, tomorrow, 82 slightly more humid. pay attention to the lifeguards. philadelphia, 90. everybody else 88 or 89. 92 monday, another 90 for
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tuesday. wednesday, sunny afternoon thunderstorms and 93. let's assume 9 city hits 90 all of these days, it will be a heat wave because you need 3 straight days of 09 plus for a heat wave. we get a cold front thursday, temperatures drop down to 85. friday remember how nice it was last friday, we've got another one coming. 80. >> i'm shocked about the 90s. >> reporter: it's just the city. >> [laughter] i'm giving you a hard time. check forecast at any time at 6abc.com/weather. an all new "fyi philly" is coming your way on 6abc. here's erin o'hern and alicia vitarelli now with a preview. >> reporter: hi everyone here's what else coming up on "fyi philly." we hit a new celebrity inspired restaurant on the main line. this is gorgeous. and visit a brand new mexican to
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taccaia. >> fashion and food. the sweets. that's all tonight on "fyi philly."
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>> so glad you're waking up with us, it is 7:50, diets rich in omega iiis may help cut loss of sight. those who consume omega rich foods were 48% less likely to suffer vision loss. it's difficult to know if the results would be the same with supplements. a research project at the university of delaware is helping a young woman who is battling a severe brain injury get back up on her feet.
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here's health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman. >> reporter: 23-year-old corey is back in her happy place cooking in the kitchen. thanks to a special harness that allows her to move in all directions without the fear of falling. 6 years ago when corey was in high school she was struck in a horrible car accident. her mother said among other injuries corey suffered a severe brain injury. >> she was unable to do anything, no speech no movement, nothing. >> she spent months in the hospital and years doing rehabilitation. recently she joined the university of delaware, go baby go program designed to help killed and adults with special needs. corey started in the cafe with the first harness. the goal was to improve mobility and social skills. outside of a traditional therapy
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setting. >> having harness is so much more effective as compared to have it in a safe environment. >> over two months time corey stood longer and walked farther and boosted her confidence. now with a longer study the ine enlightened company installed one in the kitchen and the bedroom. for corey the ability to work in the kitchen again is simply. >> amazing. >> reporter: her mother said it has restored her hope. the go baby go program is enrolling more into the study, you have to be 6 months post brain injury. we have all the details at 6abc.com. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> coming up next, meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the
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exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we're coming right back.
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game gets over, temperatures in the upper 70s. low humidity levels. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, even though you can see highs in the 90s almost everyday here, the humidity levels are in check until we get into monday. today not bad. 90 tomorrow, slightly humid. monday, humid, 92. tuesday, the humidity drops down, thursday and friday, 85, 80 no humidity, that will feel nice and refreshing. >> the time 7:56 it is now time toll say -- we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's paula fair i say with the the -- ferris with the preview. >> reporter: good morning everybody are we're dealing with the flooding in the midwest. rob marciano is bringing us the latest on the dangerous weather. plus gun violence in chicago hits the family of dwyane wade. his cousin a mother of four gunned down overnight. deadly violence in the windy city has been problematic for
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sometime now. finally we turn to politics and the campaign trail touch touch out in the -- donald trump out in the iowa this morning. david wright is with the trump camp. stick around that's coming up on "g.m.a." hope to see you soon. "action news" continues at 9:00 a.m. a message of forgiveness for all to see, a calf may owner penned a letter to the thief who targeted his shop. plus a motor cyclist is dead after he collides with a car in springfield. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, flash floods, nearly seven inches in two hours, overwhelming parts of kansas city. rushing water rising in an instant. waist high in places. cars swamped. drivers looking for safety on their roofs. this creek rising ten feet in one hour, and rivers raging. what's coming up in the forecast. caught in the crossfire, the cousin of chicago bulls star dwyane wade struck and killed by a stray bullet while pushing her baby in a stroller on chicago's south side. >> we got a female shot in the head. >> the rising violence hitting close to home for the nba champ. the comments he made just a day before the murder. taking heat. donald trump under fire again. is he shifting stances on undocumented immigrants? his meeting with hispanic leaders.

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