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within the last half hour the jury in the bill cosby sex assault trial says it is deadlocked. this is video of bill cosby leaving the courthouse just minutes after the jury spoke with the judge this morning. they told the jury to return with deliberations. they were working to come up with a verdict for 30 hours now. jeanette reyes is following the trial from the very beginning and joins us in montgomery county with the latest. >> reporter: well, interestingly enough this morning was very quiet and suddenly an hour ago we heard that the jury was being brought back into the courtroom. telling the judge just minutes ago we learn that they could not come to a unanimous decision on any of the three counts that cosby is charged with. the defense asked the judge to declare it a mistrial and he would not do that.
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and told the jury it was their duty to try to come to a verdict. and go back and try to come up with a verdict. listen in. >> visibly tired and less cheerful than previous days, bill cosby arrived for yet another day of deliberations. a crowd of onlookers and fans and media were noticeably quieter as the famed comedian went through a familiar routine a walk of about 100 yards from his suv to the courthouse. the sequestered jury asked a total of six questions most around his civil deposition in which he admits to drugging his accuser andrea constand. after all the questions were heard twice, last night after taking their job for taking their job so seriously and noticed their obvious fatigue
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and sent them to their hotels forest before another possibly long day. this morning curious crowds gathered and grew antsy and some we talked to long stopped guessing what the verdict could be and seriously questioned if there would be one. >> there is two sides to the story and they can't decide which one to go with. >> do you have a guess as to which way they may go? >> it's a hard verdict to reach. the guy is at the end of the his life and it's pretty much a life sentence. >> there is quite a bit going on right now, a live look at the steps of the courthouse you understand that bill cosby's spokesperson andrew wyatt is speaking to the media and cameras are rolling they consider this a win for now. they were eluding earlier and previous days that the jury may not be able to come to some sort
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of verdict and the defense asked the judge to declare this a mistrial. we understand the jury is resuming deliberations and the judge reminding them they really need to try their best to try to reach the verdict. we'll be here throughout the day until we get additional details. reporting live in norristown janet reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> stay with "action news" for the latest development in the bill cosby sexual assault trial. when we learn of anything happening in the courtroom we'll bring it to you on "action news" at 6abc.com as well. more into the investigation into the shooting at a d.c. area ballpark that left a high ranking congressman seriously injured. mike pence visited the the steve scalise who was injured in the shooting. the charity baseball game will go ahead as plans in washington.
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abc has more. >> reporter: this is the ballpark police swarmed when a gunman started to shoot at republican lawmaker as they prepared for a charity baseball game. despite the grim practice the game is still on tonight at national park. gunshots blaring non-stop at this alexandria ballpark wednesday morning just 8 miles from capitol hill. 26 republican members of congress practicing for a charity baseball game tush turning into the intended targets. >> i was just a sitting duck out there. >> i hit the first ground ball to steve and we heard this pow. the lone gunman sending a bullet into the hip of steve scalise critically wounding him. >> he is in some trouble and he is a great fighter and will be okay we hope. >> the house whip had two agents
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that fired back at the shooter from behind an suv. both officers injured but saved many lives. the suspected shooter, 66-year-old james hodgkinson now dead. now fbi scouring his illinois home. he was in the area for a couple of months, living out of his van and had a long history of anti-trump and anti-republican rhetoric but didn't alarm those with him at the local y mexi ymca. >> a calm person and never talked politics i would not have suspected it would be him that did what happened. >> two others were wounded and today authorities are back out here at the ballpark analyzing the crime scene. in alexandria, virginia, stephanie ramos, channel 6 "action news." >> "action news" reporter wendy
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saltzman will be in washington for the congressional baseball game for charity tonight. she will have live reports from the national park where the game will be played beginning at 4:00 this afternoon. the special council appointed to investigate possible russian meddling into the russian election is looking into whether or not president trump obstructed justice. robert mueller is looking at the interactions with fired fbi director james comey and trump's response to the russian investigation. he is expected to speak to the director of national intelligence and former nsa executive director. a spokesperson for to president trump's attorney says it's illegal and inexcusable. and a car smashed by a wrong way driver on sewell road in philadelphia summerton section.
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police say that the car was parked with the two victims inside when it happened at 3:45 and the driver backed up and then took off. a 32-year-old won and 37-year-old man were taken to the hospital in critical condition. two drivers were hurt when their wars collided at roosevelt boulevard and cotman avenue. a suv and sedan crashed into one another and the force of the collision caused the sedan to crash into a light hole. no word on what caused this accident. turning to accuweather now we are enjoying another nice day with a break from the humidity. we are taking a live look outside at cape may via sky 6 hd, and the sun is shining brightly and few clouds at all. enjoy for now temperatures will be on the rise yet again. david murphy joins us with the accuweather forecast. >> the other side of the story, i wish i didn't have to tell. lets concentrate on today.
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fittering through at times and enough holes to give a fair amount of sunshine during the day and no word than partly sunny the rest of the afternoon. 79 degrees in philadelphia. 78 in allentown a similar number of 77 in trenton. 76 in wilmington and on the beach in cape may. 72 degrees right now and 75 at the airport and atlantic city. and the best news at all. those dew points have dropped and points in dover and cape may still on the humid side but that 58 in philadelphia is down below the 60 degree threshold from where we begin to describe air as slightly humid. as we head out to the playground the day of the week to do that. partly sunny and pleasant and 81 by 2:00 and 5:00, 80 degrees. you'll want sunscreen.
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and the low humidity it's more comfortable. 82 by 2:00 and a high of 82 at 3:00 this afternoon and 6:00, 78 and comfortable numbers this evening too. if you plan to head out and grab some food or head to the ball game at citizens bank park. and i'll have more on the return of humidity for the weekend. >> at least it's the weekend that is a good thing. the four day firefly music festival gets rocking in delaware today. more than 100 musical acted will perform on nine stages, including bob dillon the weekend and muse it's happening at woodlanded dover international speedway. still ahead a formal inquiry is ordered into what caused this devastating blaze at a london apartment building as dogs are brought in to search for more bodies in the rubble. >> and how facebook is hoping to change the way we do negotiations. ahead we have the pictures you
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never want to see when traveling, fuel leaking from the airplane.
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more fow on our breaking news out of norristown. the jury in the bill cosby sex assault told the judge they are deadlocked and the judge sent them back telling them to resume
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deliberations and they are mulling over the charges for 40 hours now. one of their spokes people spoke about the jury being deadlocked. >> today we have really seen mr. cosby get the justice he was looking for in montgomery county. these jurors they have been very judicious they have really taken their time to redo and retry the case in their deliberation room. and this deadlock shows the not guilty that mr. cosby has been saying the entire time. that he is not guilty of these charges that they tried to bring about. >> as jury deliberations continues stay with "action news" for the latest developments of the bill cosby trial in montgomery county. we'll bring you the verdict or whatever happens in the courtroom as soon as it happens on "action news" an and online
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at 6abc.com. in london police say the death toll that happened at an apartment complex there has increased to 17 people and they expect more. dogs will be used to search the rubble once it's secure. experts say that the blaze was highly unusual because of the speed in which flamed engulfed the tower. we are learning more about the gunman in that deadly shooting at an ups facility in san francisco. that 38-year-old jimmy lamb who opened fire and killed three co-workers and then turned the gun on himself and filed grievances for working overtime and asked to be relieved of working extra hours and specifically other drivers, two others were wounded during the attack.
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fuel gushes from the wing of an airplane and on to the runway of the airport the start of an italian vacation for many people. the passenger took this video from his seat on board an american airline flight, you see the fuel pouring out of the wing and on to the ground below. it's not sure what caused the leak and the passengers were put up in a hotel and rebooked.
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facebook wants to take artificial intelligence to another level of the social media site announced that the researchers are teaching chat bots they would learn the users preference and figure out how the conversations may progress. it showed strong simulators to humans and now just a research project and not showing up on your feed any time soon. the food bank of delmarva is putting out the call for donations, the supply of 0 positive blood is at critical levels. it's important to make an appointment at any location but walk-ins are also welcome. they say that dogs are man's best friend and tamala edwards
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introduces us to a small package of joy spreading the love at a local community. >> meet sade a rescue dog that lends a helping paw to others. >> you'll see smiles you don't normally see. if they are upset when sade is with them they forget about that and having loving. her human natalie romano is the director of brookdale dublin a center that specialized in dementia and alzheimer's care. >> it gives them so much joy and calmness. it really helps the residents feel like they are home again. because this is their home. >> sade comes to work with natalie every day and there are perks to the job, they shower her with attention and lots of bacon. >> she loves the attention and they love her right back. >> she sits on their laps and licks their face and gives kisses and sade is a senior
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herself as 11 years old she is the equivalent of about 60 and she eagerly shows up at work to give and receive love. channel 6 "action news." >> very cute. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 4:00. melissa magee takes us to an alpaca form for the down at the shore report down in cape may. >> that is a new one. we heard the warnings about liquid laundry detergent pods. and accuweather is next at noon, and david murphy has your seven-day forecast.
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meteorologist david murphy
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is here now with a cooler forecast. >> it's warm and certainly fog like the last couple of days. >> it's all relative. >> it's not as humid. stormtracker 6 live double scan right now shows you we are dry and climb aboard chopper 6 hd with me won't you? and you'll see the commodore barry bridge home of the union just at the ramp and lots of sunshine when we were out flying around and fairly bright with a mix of clouds and sun. 79 degrees and warm and not nearly as hot or humid as yesterday. we know that by looking at the dew point. anything be low 60 is not humid and get up to 65 for it to feel uncomfortable, winds south-southeast at 8 miles per hour. temperatures across the region 78 in allentown and similar numbers from allentown to philadelphia. wilmington and reading a few degrees cooler. 78 in millville and down the
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shore in cape may 72 a little more humid in the southern areas of cape may county and southern delaware and most of us see an improvement today. you see the high, thin clouds and a sun and clouds mix the rest of the way like the last couple of days and the big difference is how it is no longer humid that is the story in the lehigh valley. and partly sunny and not humid and 60 to 80 degrees and at the shore. partly sunny and pleasant and 74 is the high there and ocean temperature running 67 the highest number in the ocean off a.c. so far this season. and in philadelphia partly sunny and pleasant, not very humid and 82 degrees is your forecast high. warming up with cool drinks and phillies trying to beat the red sox. we'll see what happens tonight a beautiful night for baseball if this is your plan on tonight on a thursday. 68 in the ninth inning.
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increasing clouds tonight and 64 and a late spotty shower around and tomorrow is a transition day a warm front starts to come at us and increases the cloud cover and probably triggers a shower or two and i can see the humidity levels starting to rise as the front pushes through and behind it hazy, hot and humid conditions building back in gradually owe through the weekend. in the morning when you wake up we may have something to show you here on stormtracker 6 live double scan it looks like the better chance is in the afternoon and mixing in with showers a couple of thunderstorms this latest model run is active with downpours around the region and some other model runs not so much. and tomorrow evening some of this going on. i can't vouch for the exact placement that changes with each model run and you get the idea. tomorrow during the day and even at night. we could at least at times have showers around. the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast nice today and 82 and more clouds tomorrow and the spotty shower activity. maybe a couple of downpours and a high of 80. the humidity really kicks in and clouds and sun on saturday. a thunderstorm is a possible. anywhere that storms hit sunday and monday 86 is saturday's high. hot and humid on father's day sunday and 90 degrees and 86 on monday and monday an even better chance of of widespread showers and thunderstorms as the front comes at us and possible downpours in localized flooding. tuesday and wednesday though back to more comfortable weather. >> thank you david. quick break and another half hour of "action news" when we come right back.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, southbound season sara bloomquist and david murphy. we have breaking news from the bill cosby sexual assault trial in montgomery county. in the last half hour the jury told the judge they are deadlocked. the judge however told them to continue to deliberate. the jury has now been deliberating for more than 30 hours this week. nerves of many of that courthouse are frayed and the jury in the trial has paused a half dozen times to revisit key evidence in the case against him. >> andrea constand says the
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comedian drugged and molested her in 2004 and he said it was concsensua consensual. vernon odom has the very latest. >> rick and sara good day to you. dramatic developments here late this morning in the courtroom. the jury announcing they are deadlocked after 30 hours of deliberations. we heard from bill cosby's spokesperson a short time ago. >> this deadlock shows what mr. cosby has been saying for quite sometime that these charges are not true. >> the jury came from behind closed door to tell the judge they are deadlocked against all three counts and a bitter divide every since they started tuesday afternoon. the verbatim

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