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"action news" at 12:30. with sara bloomquist, rick williams and meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again. here are the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. a woman carrying a baby is one of two bystanders hit by gun fire in philadelphia and now the search is on for the gunman. we are live. authorities are investigating whether a man suspected in bombings in new york and new jersey have any ties to terrorism.
and jim carrey calls a lawsuit over his ex's death heartless. and news from university city where chopper 6 hd is live over penn presbyterian hospital, you see a large contingent of philadelphia police officers are outside of the hospital ready to welcome officer sylvia young, she is about to be released from the hospital where she was undergoing treatment after being shot friday night. she was ambushed in her patrol car by a gunman that shot five other people one fatally before being shot by police. we have new information about what initially was thought to be a hit and run investigation in northeast philadelphia. police now say that the driver of this white chevy was the victim of an attempted robbery and the 49-year-old man he hit attacked him with a knife while
trying to get money from him from an atm. it happened at the wells fargo parking lot. they believe the person from portugal panicked and took off. the man wanted for bombings in new jersey and new york is still in the hospital. ahmad rahami, a naturalized citizen from afghanistan is facing attempted murder charges being held on $5.2 million bail. his father was surrounded by reporters when he left his home in linden new jersey being escorted by an officer. it's a cloudy and warm day so far but brighter and cooler air is coming, meteorologist, david murphy is outdoors on the terrace with details from accuweather. >> as you speak the sun is breaking through the clouds overhead. we are waiting on that. taking a wide view of satellite,
there is still cloud cover around and thicker towards the coast and thinner to the northern and western suburbs and of course we have the shower activity welling up from an area of low pressure well to the south but not doing all that much. a light sprinkle from cape may to fortescue and another one south of dover that is all you'll see today light spotty stuff. 87 degrees in philadelphia and share warm conditions with the region. 76 in washington, a little more humid. the farther south you go down toward washington and 78 degrees in new york city. as we go to the dew point map, 67 in philadelphia, it is on the sticky side and then 78 in washington. here is how it goes the rest of the way, we think we'll get to 84 for a high but somewhere in the low 80s until 6:00 and then we see the temperatures fall and humid this evening, but mainly dry across the region. when i step inside we'll talk
about lower humidity and better conditions over the next couple of days guys. and after that we'll find up with ascending temperatures for the weekend. that is not bad firnly. >> finally feeling like fall. in fall. thank you david. rely on 6abc.com/weather for updates to the hourly forecast and use storm tracker 6 live to track real time conditions, facebook and twitter are great ways to stay connected. follow our meteorologists to keep informed. two people are in the hospital with serious injuries following a crash in delaware county. this is the scene near the intersection of route 113 and paper birch drive. it's not clear what led up to the collision but the impact trapped both drivers in their cars and both had to be cut free. another car was also involve nood philadelphia police say that the two women seen in this video are using a stolen credit card. the video from the wawa on the
2500 block of aramingo avenue was recorded less than an hour after a woman reported her wallet was stolen, she says it was taken interest her purse from the oyster house restaurant on august 25th. now the race for the white house, just 49 days to go and less than a week until the candidates meet for their first debate. donald trump and hillary clinton are trying to prove who would be best in the fight against terrorism. stephanie ramos has more from washington. >> reporter: in their own style, donald trump and hillary clinton are trying to prove they are the best person to fight terrorism in the u.s. trump hosting a massive rally in ft. myers, florida, overnight. telling why he believes why the suspect rahami was not watched more closely. >> the guy over the chicken stand brought a lot of litigation against different
people and that is why he was on no list. >> they didn't want to get sued. >> the republican nominee also blaming terror in the u.s. on liberal policies and again this morning calling for racial profiling. >> we have to start profiling, we are looking at people and everybody is suppose to be treated equally, it doesn't work that way, it's radical islamic terrorism. his son donald jr. jumping in on the debate. if i had a bowl of skittles and three would kill you, would you take a handful they called it disgusting. >> even skittles chimed in. >> and hillary clinton accusing him of inspiring isis. >> he made a clear point when he
said that donald trump is being used as a recruiting sergeant for the terrorists. >> today trump campaigns in north carolina, while clinton is off the trail, but may have the vote of a former president. republican, george h.w. bush appears to have told a prominent kennedy he plans to vote for clinton in november. sara back over to you. >> stephanie thank you. >> it was all about community for communities of arrow mark today. locations worldwide are taking their work out of the office to volunteer at local organizations, part of the annual building commune day. here in philadelphia, mayor jim kenney gave everybody a pep talk before they got to work. this group played golf for a good cause this morning in malvern, chester county, at white manor country club supports therapies for blood
cancers, for a nonprofit called bring hope home, paying bills for families going through treatment and our own matt o'donnell was happy to hit the course to help out. coming up on "action news" at 12:30, a bombshell lawsuit is filed against comedian jim carrey saying he is responsible for the overdose suicide of his former girlfriend. and a way to get your health back on track with cooking classes and yoga and more. katie mcginty: franny, johnny, mikey, maureen, jimmy,
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a blown tire forced a southwest airline plane to turn around shortly after takeoff. it was on its way to nashville from los angeles. the crew turned the plane around over the pacific ocean and made a safe emergency landing. jim carrey is sued in connection with the death of his former girlfriend. the woman's estranged husband says he gave her the prescription drugs. >> he is known for being the funny man of the big jean, but jim carrey is facing a wrongful death lawsuit claiming he is responsible for the overdose suicide of his on and off girlfriend. white overdosing on prescription drugs, the cornor ruling is a suicide. now white's estranged husband is blaming jim carrey for her death. >> a woman found deceased with
medication not prescribed to her. >> mark burton is saying that he used the bogus name arthur king to provide the drugs to white. include percocet, knowing that white was prone to suicide and depression. >> the same drugs found in her home after her death according to the coroner's rt. and in a cahe -- you said that took steps to conceal his involvement and culpabilitculpa. >> do you know where me medication is, i had a full bottle of pills under my sink, that was prescribed for my back pain, it is missing. that is not how two individuals
that have a personal relationship communicate. >> reports surfaced that he offered to cover the expenses, something say lawsuit says attempted to paint him as a grieving, good guy but he stiffed the family and didn't follow through. i will not tolerate this attempt to exploit me or the woman i loved. her tragic end was beyond anyone's control.
police are hope that surveillance video will lead them to the gunman that fired shots in point breeze and hit two innocent bystanders. one victim was a woman carrying a baby. >> reporter: it seems like a normal tuesday morning at 18th and wharton, construction on new buildings continue and the local coffee shop is open and neighbors are walking their dogs, but it was at this busy intersection, 17 bulletses were fired and three people were shot. something the pharmacy coffee shop owner gary says unnoritily he has gotten used to. >> we have dealt with a shooting like this every year since i have been here. >> the shots rang out in the afternoon broad daylight. the suspects had no record for anyone else around.
>> it wasn't until this year that they put innocent people in the crossfire. one woman was shot in the arm while carrying her 10-month-old baby. >> the baby was carried on the woman's chest so the baby's head and torso was just inches from where the bullet struck. two others were shot in the leg and neighbors say they worked too hard over the years to turn the neighborhood around, it's working, but the job obviously is not done. >> that is the last thing you want to think about, is my neighbor okay? is my girlfriend walking back the same way, she could have gotten hit? things like that, of all the work we have done, that should be the least of our worries. >> at this point no word of a motive or suspect description. we do know that to of these victims shot, innocent by sanders, one of them a mother carrying her 10-month-old baby.
bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." all right david here now with a check of the accuweather forecast, burning off the gray foggy stuff. >> reporter: we are trying to getting some sun in play in philadelphia north and west. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing most of the area is dry, down south of dover, delaware and coming into cape may county a couple of additional showers. as we take a look outside. we have sky 6 hd looking at penn's landing and this picture of the ben franklin bridge shows clouds overhead but this is a brighter shot of what we had an hour ago, the sun is work on the clouds and 77 is the current temperature, the dew point 67 and somewhat humid particularly if you have to go outside be do labor of some sort. cool drinks are around and stickier the farther south you go into delaware, winds from the east at 8 miles per hour and not all that strong. the clouds are liable to thin out. northern suburbs have the best
chance of lots of sun and the farther south you go a little more cloud cover, and farther south as a.c. and shore points me may squeeze sunshine in later today. 84 in philadelphia and 84 in trenton and 87 in reading and wilmington. down the shore 76 at the beach in cape may. as we roll through the day, 82 at 2:00. the high is 84 and we'll probably have to wait until 4:00 or so to get there. and then back down to 81 at 6:00. and if you head out this evening, upper 70s at 7:00 and 75 by 10:00. high pressure is winging its way in and the cloud cover and related rain maker shifting a bit away from us, we should return a decent amount of sunshine to the region plus it's warmer with a high of 86 a full 10 degrees above average. tropical storm karl we'll talk about tomorrow. we are tracking that since friday and just before we went on the air, tropical storm lisa was named reaching tropical
storm category. and not too significant a storm, this one doesn't look to chase karl into the western atlantic and instead the central atlantic and probably fall apart. as for karl it looks to be a threat for bermuda this weekend and will likely grow to a category one and perhaps a category two. as it moves towards the bermuda but the good news is it's tracking east of bermuda, even a category one or two, it will make more rock 'n roll weather for you. 84 and clouds and sun today. more sun to the northern and more clouds to the south overall and a spotty shower to the south. and a high of 86 tomorrow and autumn arrives in the morning on thursday and friday partly sunny and 88. for the coming weekend a shower possible in the morning on
saturday. the timing has been changing but right now it looks like a morning shower. and in the afternoon we fall from the 82 back into the 70s during the temple game and breezy and cooler on sunday 72. >> technology is an important part of life, in ways we could not imagine. the age fearless report focuses on an initiative to help seniors dive into the digital world. here is tamala edwards. >> i'll show you how to add your prescription to your phone -- >> pat is always tech savvy it came with her job. >> we started with the pc's when they were coming in and really caught on to it. fellow seniors have taken to email and facebook, a nationwide survey found that one in four used technology for health care a topic that many find confusing. >> you merge the difficulty of health care with the difficulty of technology it's a double
whammy for people. they are trying to bridge the gap through independence live, in center city, a kitchen for cooking classes and rooms for yoga and zumba. and michelle says that one special focus is technology classes such as basic tablet trains. how to turn it on and access apps and set up email and surf the web. including budgeting and finance and preventing identity theft and getting individual help navigating their accounts. and reminders on when to take their medication. >> if we can help folks being more savvy in general they can do more with the health care. >> helping them live on their own longer. >> it gives them the confidence to do that, being accessible to
book to our breaking news now. from the city's powellton section. sergeant sylvia young shot on friday night is about to be released from penn presbyterian hospital. waller perez is live with dozens of police officers. >> reporter: a live look at the scene, a very, very strong police presence here and for good reason. because after being shot 18 times in her police cruiser, sergeant sylvia young is about to be released. young was one of two officers
shot by nicholas glen and the other officer was officer glen miller. and she was ambushed in her car and the suspect glen was eventually shot and killed by police. but not only did sergeant young survive but a few moments from now she will be released from the hospital. a full wrap upcoming up on "action news" at 4:00. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. one final check of the accuweather forecast. >> we have got warm conditions out there. building. and in the northern and western suburbs getting well into the 80s with a mix of clouds and sun. the farther north you are the better chance of seeing more sun. philadelphia clouds and sun and 84 is the high and on the humid side and winds are light. down the shore you get down into the upper 70s and a chance close to the coast of a spotty shower. we have seen a bit of that over the last couple of hours. but most of the day should be dry.
might have more trouble with cloud cover down by the ocean. >> thank you. a look at stories coming up on "action news" at 4:00. consumer reports is out with tips on how to protect your personal information while surfing the web. >> and an indiana boy is trying to help the community. that is today at 4:00. don't forget "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. for rick williams and david murphy, i'm sara bloomquist, have a great afternoon.
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