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latest updates on the proceedings. we have a closer look at the key figures involved in the case. >> today is day two of our second heat wave of year. the excessive heat is causing the school district to close early today and tomorrow. sky6 live hd looking live outside city hall, the sun is beating down. a few kids in the water, a good place to be. meteorologist david murphy has look now at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. david. the first thing we see a lack of cloud cover. you can see that the clouds are suppressed well to the north and well to the south. there's a cap over the region that's keeping us fairly stable. it is hot beneath the sunshine. 91 in philadelphia. wilmington is up to 91. it's the upper 8s in trenton, allentown and reading even in these areas we'll top out above 90 degrees. the exception cape may where it
stops at 83. in brigantine and atlantic city, the upper 80s. everybody toasty. it's on the humid side. the dewpoints are in the mid 60s across the region. the 61 in philadelphia is a little more comfortable, but it won't hold. these numbers in reading, allentown and trenton indicate moderate humidity the kind you'll feel if you're out in the and exert yourself. notice how the numbers on the dewpoint scale are higher they are over 70 that indicates oppressive humidity, some of you feeling that. the day planner shows 93 by 2:00 p.m. 94 is the forecasted high. it wouldn't be out of the question we go higher than that. 6:00 p.m., 92. this evening, we're in the 80s and it's muggy and obviously warm. we have an air quality issue, a code orange action alert has
been declared across the region for the second straight day. this means those of you at risk categories, kids and seniors and those who suffer from heart and lung conditions including asthma, you want to limit your outdoor exertion and exposure up until dinnertime when the ozone is at its worse and most of us don't fill the car during those hours. one more day of hot and humid and relief comes in the seven-day forecast. >> trenton school district has decided to close today and tomorrow. always the extreme heat continues use our mobile apps to stay cool for tips to stay cool and the 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device. a dozen members of a banned fraternity at penn state university appeared before the judge. they face charges in the death of tim piazza following a night
of heavy drinking. it was 12 hours before someone called for help. chad perdelli is live in bellefonte, centre county with the latest on the case, chad. >> reporter: yeah, piazza's final hours were captured on video they are being played in court as we speak. before the district attorney atd so, the parents walked out, the disturbing video shows tim pizza died in a drunken stooper, poured beer on him and filmed him and did little to help. he died from head injuries. he had a shattered spleen when the detective testified who is from philadelphia, he slapped him in the stomach he was in the front row.
piazza had an estimated blood alcohol level of .36. he and 13 other pledgeses were forced to go through the gauntlet, a series of drinking stations where they chugged wine, beer and vodka. fraternity president brendan young who is from malvern ordered frat members to remove all evidence of alcohol as 911 was called for the injured 19-year-old. young and 8 defendants are charged with in voluntary manslaughter and other related charges. ten others charged in the case are facing lessor charges of reckless endangerment to hazing. again be this is just a preliminary hearing the district attorney is not presenting the entire case. two others from our area are charge in the case, one from downingtown he is facing involuntary manslaughter
charges. and boy accused of hazing. >> in washington, attorney general jeff sessions will testify at a public hearing at the intelligence senate committee tomorrow afternoon. he was expected to testify in a closed setting. he recused himself from the investigation into the russian investigation into collusion between the trump campaign. a driver has been charged with hitting and killing a woman in port richmond section, ryan mchugh is charged can vehicular homicide. rosa lydia rojas was standings with her 11-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son near aramingo
avenue and tie tioga. mchugh lost control of the vehicle and jumped the curb and hit her. she pushed her daughter aft way and she tried to shield her son, he was hit. she was killed. police are looking for revoire harris and another suspect rode their bikes on malta street in kensington and fired gunshots. the father was hit and the the son was shot multiple times. anyone with information contact police. rescue crews were called to parkside section, a worker was shot near the railroad tracks, it is not clear how badly the worker is injured or what
happened to cause the shock. >> today seniors in delaware county got the chance to show off their athletic skills. i can't see! >> 2017 delaware county senior games kicked off this morning. 650 athletes between the ages of 50 and 101 will compete in various olympic style sports from golf to should feel board to bowling. the senior games encourage residents to stay fit and have fun. >> looks like fun. much more still ahead on "action news" at noon. hundreds have been detained in russia following a day of protest. a community comes together to remember the victims exactly one year after the worst mass shooting in our country's history.
london bridge area, police made a new arrest in their investigation. a 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of violating the terrorism act. 6 others are being held in the case and they have not tbn identified or -- identified or charged. britain's terrorism threat level remains at severe. >> well, today marks the one-year anniversary of the pulse nightclub. the youngest victim was a west catholic graduate aceer i can't can't -- akarya murray. the governor ordered all flags to be flown at half staff and church bells will ring 49 times in honor of victim. >> the city is showing support and love. the makes people like me feel
more comfortable like we're accepted at places we would be accepted before. the community is coming together for orlando united day described as a day of love an kindness, triumphing over the horror and hate of that night. montana congressman elect accused of assaulting a reporter is expected to plead guilty today of misdemeanor assault. >> the last guy that came in here you did the same thing. >> you just broke my glasses. >> reporter: last month ben jake could bees was asking the candidate -- jacobs was asking about health care. he faces up to 6 months in jail. he went on to win the race of montana at large congressional district. most couples wouldn't like someone crashing their wedding,
but wasn't the case of newlyweds in new jersey over the weekend. president trump made an appearance. he is not related to the newlyweds. they had no idea he would be there. the bride hugged the president, he signed a few make america great again hats and gave them to the guests. >> first time the fda asked the company to remove a prescription opioid because of a public health risk of abuse. the details when "action news" continues. >> often criminal acts such as
>> >> general election said the ceo is stepping down after 16 years, he will stay in until his retirement after the year. he took over 2001 four days before the terror attacks. he led the company through the 2008 crisis and financial markets. it was part of the succession plan. john flannery will take over the post in august. in "healthcheck," now, for the first time, the u.s. food and drug administration has asked that a prescription opioid be pulled from the market because of the public health sequences of abuse. the fda asked pharmaceuticals to pull the drug since most users are injecting it since it was
approved in 2012. the "action news" team is working on new stories tonight begin agent 4:00 p.m. with temperatures in the 90s, hot coffee is the last thing most of us want in the morning that's where cold brew come in. but you don't have to head to the cafe for the cup. in what's the deal we'll show you how to save money and the trip by making your own at home. it's an unbelievable case of mistaken identity that cost a man two decades of his life. we'll tell you how the man tracked down the exact double housed in the same prison. david murphy is next at noon with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back. we believe that you should always have room for the little things.
temperatures. i think we'll see some records fall across the region today and maybe in philadelphia it will be close. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry. as we look outside, the beach is the place to be. that's a spot we're not expected to go into the 90s. even there the upper 80s. 91 degrees is the current temperature. the winds west at 9. the dewpoint, 61. most of the dewpoints coming in across the region are in the mid to upper 60s. everybody should prepare for it to be moderately humid. 91 in philadelphia and wilmington. upper 80s in trenton, allentown and reading. 90 in millville. down the shore, 88 in brigantine and 84 in cape may. satellite and radar shows you there's not a lot of cloud cover around we expect it to remain sunny this afternoon and hot across the region. 93 degrees is the high in philadelphia or allentown, i should say in the lehigh valley,
lots of sun and hot and humid moderately so, no oppressively humid up north. down the shore, 87 degrees high in the atlantic city. mid 80s in places like cape may. it will be warm and humid, the humidity grows as you go south along the coast. in cape may it feels stickier than in brigantine and a-c. in philadelphia, 94 skin and moderately humid, not super oppressive, but you will want cool drinks if you're out and about. records could fall in more than place than philadelphia. philadelphia the high 94. we're forecasting record highs in allentown and reading all three of these records set a couple of years ago. in trenton we're within one degree of a record high and we're forecasting a couple of degrees below the record 96 in wilmington. records challenged today.
with the heat, i want to pass along the common sense heat tips, breaks in the shade and check in on the seniors and the pets be make sure the srls are operating the -- seniors are operating the air-conditioning and the fan. for the evening commute, 94 by 4:00 p.m. 93 by 3:00 p.m. 90 by 67:00 p.m. it's hot as you drive home. overnight tonight clear and warm and humid, 74 the overnight low in philadelphia. tomorrow another hot and humid day, it looks like we'll develop a few clouds in the afternoon. late in the afternoon and evening there's a chance salve spotty shower or thunderstorm popping through. once that gets past us, sometime around wednesday morning we'll start to see the temperatures tumble and things should feel more comfortable. the seven day from accuweather hot and humid, 94. hot and humid. we might hit records in philadelphia and elsewhere around the region.
tomorrow, 95 is the record we're going for it. a late thunderstorm possible. if there's a shower on wednesday, it's early in the morning, after that we transition to a nicer afternoon high of 83. the union at home for the u.s. open cup. the phillies back at home against boston, more comfortable. 75 on thursday, comfortable. friday, clouds and 78. lose the 80s for the weekend. getting more humid over the weekend, as well, a spotty shower or thunderstorm possible. not a washout. pittsburgh penguin fans celebrate after the pen -- penguins won the cup for a second year. the penguins are the first team to win the cup two years in a row in nearly 20 years. >> much more still ahead on "action news" 12:30.
"action news" at 12:30, bill cosby's defense rests his case of the sexual assault trial in norristown. cosby's wife is by his side as the case goes to closing arguments. attorney generals of washington and maryland say president trump is mixing politics and office. memorial going on in orlando since the pulse massacre. closing arguments in bill cosby sexual assault trial. cosby's defense lasts 15 minutes. cosby chose not to testify. his long time wife camille was by his side for the first time at the trial. walter perez is part of our team at the courthouse with the latest. >> reporter: what's been a fast moving trial. things are moving fast once