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the phillies not in a new york state of mind. i don't want to know what their state of mind is after allowing 42 runs in five games. a homer. a grand slam by johnson. the phillies blown out. they lose, 12-1. comments about his health, pitch er joel says he will be in training camp. these two guys, look at them. he's ready to finally hit the court. he says he's ready, too. he hasn't played since march of 2014 in kansas.
>> the main thing is, i haven't gotten a chance to get on the court and play or help my teammates and i look forward to it. i can't wait. >> do you think you'll be full for training camp? >> definitely, yeah. in two years, once i get it, i'll be good. >> big win for union. came in as a sub and scored. barnetta out of union. 2-0. third place. coming up later in sports, at 11:35, come home. >> "action news" at 11:30 is next. like a scene from a movie, a giant s.o.s. in the sand and it works. the story behind the unbelievable rescue. an update to a heart warming
here is what's happening. the search is on for the driver who struck a woman and took off. a message of hope spotted from the air. how this giant s.o.s. saved two sailors. a bucks county student headed to college for a brave new beginning. first, breaking news where a man is dead and another injured in a double shooting. it happened about 9:30 on the 1700 block. investigators say a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest and rushed to temple university hospital where he was pronounced dead. a 45-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken to the hospital. no word on his condition and no arrests have been made. investigators are searching for the cause of a house fire that ended with the death of a woman. the victim's brother is a firefighter across the river in wilmington. he and the victim's son spoke with trish hartman at the scene.
[ inaudible ] >> reporter: 26-year-old ramir hoirld was embraced by friends and family outside the burned home in se lem. his mother identified as tasha roots died in the blaze. ramir was staying with a family member when the fire started. his mom was an independent woman who taught them to work hard. >> my mom up there. >> reporter: her older brother is a 30-year firefighter with the city of wilmington. >> the worst fear, pull up and it's a family member. so, i know what the fire will do. >> reporter: investigators with the new jersey state fire marshall's office went through the home looking for a cause. relatives gather remembering a woman who always put her two sons first. >> whatever it takes to get the
job done for family, she was there. >> reporter: her son will stay with family members. her younger son started his freshman year of college in north carolina last weekend. he is back in town to be with the family. trish hartman, channel 6 "action news." in chester county, two people escaped injury when a fire broke out in their home in east brandy wine township. inside the home, a blaze went two alarms before firefighters were able to gain the upper hand. the people who lived there were able to escape, but the home was destroyed. police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian early this morning. the victim was crossing black course pipe near fox place about 1:30 this morning when it happened. investigators say two vehicles may have been involved. police are working to identify the victim and i'm getting a good description of the vehicles
involved. a man in camden was shot to death in front of a group of children. police are asking for you to help. here is rick williams with a crime fighters report. ♪ >> reporter: detectives say the events of friday, april 15 are some of the most brazen they have ever seen. >> particularly heinous act. >> reporter: the 34-year-old was standing at the corner of 8th and sheldon. >> it took place in the broad daylight. dozens of witnesses and many, many young children. >> reporter: detectives say it was a miracle no one else was injured. >> easily could have been several more teem, victims. >> reporter: they are administering a $1,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.
215-541-tips. calls remain anonymous. i'm rick williams channel 6 "action news." some kids in delaware spent the day washing cars for a great cause pt they are raising money to support the prayer team foundation. they offered a special thank you to city council president. they announced one of the rooms inside the charity's building will be named after him. councilman gregory helped them get a van to transport kids to different programs. a popular farmer's market in bucks county celebrated dogs this morning. owners were invited to bring their four-legged friends. as part of the event, vendors were on hand with items geared toward dogs. for the human, plenty of produce from local farmers. new canine units put their
skills to the test. they took part in a variety of field trials. they knave gaited obstacle courses. >> it was a very, very special day as a community honored its police officers for hard work and dedication. it was held at the jubilee evangelistic community church. >> a chance to enjoy a giant slide, bounce house and pony rides. in light of recent violence, they wanted to have everyone have a day to enjoy and have some fun. after 62 years of marriage, an elderly couple is forced to live apart. their family is fighting to get them back together. for the last eight months, they have been living in separate nursing homes in canada because there aren't enough government subsidized beds. the couple's granddaughter posted this picture of the couple wiping away tears.
it's gone viral on facebook. >> he calls out for her when he sees her. after she's gone, he asked why can't he leave with her. >> things became more difficult when her grandfather, suffering from dementia was diagnosed with cancer. an official from the nursing home says their priority is to get them together, but their health needs need to be first. a u.s. navy aircraft crew spotted the giant s.o.s. etched in the sand there. survivors were stuck on the island eight days with limited supplies. the coast guard was able to pick them up yesterday. now, an update of a young woman from pennsylvania who received national attention when she was accepted at college. you may remember this video from back in april. >> it is with great pleasure to notify you -- i got in!
i got into college! >> rachel, who has down syndrome is ready to start her freshman year. her parents moved her into the new home on campus. this is the first time rachel will be living on her own. she says she's not nervous. >> not really. my parents are. i'm not. >> exciting and nerve-racking. we are really excited for her. bu >> she will take part in fact career independent learning and independent living program. it's geared toward students with disabilities. the top boxers step up to help with school supplies. also, a delicious competition. this battle of the burgers is for a great cause. mostly clear and warm tonight. looks like we will stay hot for the second half of the weekend. there is a risk for rip currents at the coast.
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check of the accuweather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. more heat? >> yeah. >> it was hot. >> and humid. you can see it's dry. here is a picture outside. we are down the shore and a lot of folks on the beach. join a really nice saturday night. we have mostly clear sky.
the humidity certainly isn't bad in spots. we are picking up moisture at the coast. you have dew point numbers slightly higher inland locations. right now, if philadelphia, after a high today of 93, we are at 75. the dew point at 64. a touch more humid. earlier today, dew points in the upper 50s. right now, 64. we have seen worse for the summer season. the pressure 32.22 is on the rise. the ocean temperature at 74. north and west, 73. fleetwood, 71. chester 70. up north, newhall, 76. 68 degrees for the beach. the coast and city, 75 not bad at the boardwalk. here is satellite 6 along with action radar. you can see it is dry across the region. a ridge of high pressure to the
north. as you are tapping into a northeasterly wind, there will be an issue at the coast. it pushes moisture. it keeps moisture away out of the great lakes and the ohio valley. it stays to the south and the west. throughout the day and into sunday, the hourly forecast looks like this. 73 degrees is the semiat 8:00 in the morning. 85 by noon. some time between 2:00 and 4:00 tomorrow, we max out at 90 degrees in philadelphia. the numbers fall off as the sunsets. here is the weekend concern. tropical storm gaston has been upgraded to a hurricane. 85 miles per hour. moving to the northwest well away from u.s. mainland. as we teal with a long period of swells, coupled with the fact we have the ridge of high pressure and the northeasterly wind. there's a chance for rip currents at the coast. swim where the life guards are
on duty. the ocean temperature 74 degrees. otherwise, a nice mixture of sunshine and clouds. a high temperature of 81. here is the exclusive seven day forecast. if we hit 90, it will be close. if we hit 9-0, it will be heat wave number six. hot and humid on monday at 92. not too muggy on tuesday. in the wake of the front, it comes back. wednesday, 93, cooler, lower humidity and 85. sunny and nice on friday. 80 and next saturday, low humidity. the high temperature, 84 degrees. >> thank you. the grills are all fired up for the annual burger battle in delaware. this year's competition was held in wilmington. people could walk around sampling burgers. this competition raises money to help the hungry in delaware. the past four years, it raised $28,000 for the ministry of
caring. it was a busy day for the first year students at the university of delaware as they moved into their dorms. action cam on the scene in newark as they unloaded cars and rental trucks and carries their belongings into the halls. moms, dads, friends and fellow classmates helped to make the move smooth. more than 100 kids from philadelphia got free backpacks and school supplies from big name boxers. bernard hopkin and jerome conquest helped to hand out supplies at joe hand boxing gym. there were plenty of smiles as the elementary kids were given this head start before classes begin. an nba star is helping kids and adults in delaware county protection their vision. they teamed up with vsp vision care. today, in evan's hometown of chester, people were able to get
free eye screenings at the mobile clin. 150 students at chester high school. he told us, he's happy to give back. >> my dream. [ inaudible ] >> the kids each got a backpack filled with school supplies and sports gear. much more to come in "action news" including sports. eagles give reason for hope, winning a big one. we have sports when "action news" comes back.
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we can't get too excited. the quarterback played. full-timely got into the end zone. a nine-yard touchdown. nice catch before that. bradford, the newest weapon and looked like the real deal. third quarter, in the groove, burton wide open. one interception, 114 pass. they start the special players. eagles win it. are they ready? >> we have to work on the drops and penalties, second half penalties. they cost us there a bit. we have work to do each and every work. starters can focus on opening day and get ready to go. >> they have improved a bit.
once again, tony romo will be out for a while. suffered an in was hit from behind on thursday. romo has a history of back injuries from 2014, a disk problem and 2015 another back fracture. last year, played with a broken collarbone. in the first public comments about his health in a long time, he says he is 100%. he was still the main attraction, the 16th or 17th beach bash. he had no trouble on the court, either. ready to take on real competition. finals. >> ready to just -- this past
summer i had a chance to play a bit of the game. doing great. >> think they will be full for training camp? >> definitely. >> kyle lowry at the charter school. turning for real. you want a gold medal with team u u.s. >> the number one thing i have done in my career. i'll get that opportunity. >> the champion, a nice crowd on hand. the trophy shg beat the rattlers to win the arena football league title. congrats to them. walter? >> every championship we can get. a woman celebrated a true
milestone today. "action news" was there at the nursing center for agnes nelson's 100th birthday party. he told "action news" the secret to her long life is working hard and going to church. happy birthday. "castle" is next here on channel 6. we continue tomorrow morning. now, for melissa magee, jeff skversky, i'm walter perez. have a good night.
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