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breaking news stories at this hour. a train derailment also in bucks county and a high-profile explosion overseas. first to belgium an explosion at the country's busiest train station in the past two hours, right now the brussels central station is under an evacuation order and there is a heavy police press enon the scene. sources tell abc news that one suspect is shot by the military there. and police are looking for other explosives in the area and no reports of injuries or fatalities and authorities say that the situation is under control. >> we are also following breaking news outs of sellersville bucks county where three refrigerated train cars derailed. other nearby towns are on the scene right now and officials say that the train cars were filled with butter and they don't believe there is anything toxic or hazardous that has spilled.
it was pulling 23 cars at the time of the derailment. they are asking everyone to stay away from the scene for obvious reasons. in new jersey, wildwood police have opened an investigation after a police officer was involved in an incident caught on camera. bob brooks is live at the wildwood police department. >> it appears that a wildwood officer punches a man in the face was it justified that is under investigation, we have the video of of it happening. lets take a look. >> it happens quick. the person recording the video zooms in and before you know it the man is on the ground. the wildwood police officer appears to strike him in the face and he goes down and is cuffed. another look this time in slow motion it happened at the intersection of new jersey avenue and roberts avenue, the man and the police officer appear to be having a confrontation.
the man is not cuffed and his hands are not free and then for a reason unknown the officer strikes the man in the face and we spoke with the wildwood police chief off camera, the man punched was involved in a disorderly persons client and the officer involved will not be named at this point nor will the man hit. but that officer is still on duty while the investigation is ongoing. >> referee: and while this is ongoing, the county prosecutors office is handling the investigation and that officer will remain on duty while this plays out. reporting live in wildwood, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. >> testimony began today in the trial against philadelphia district attorney, seth williams, after opening statements a health care employee spent most of the afternoon on the stand and asked questions about money williams allegedly spent on himself. instead of health care for his mother. williams faces 29 federal charges including bribery and
corruption. and if convicted he faces 20 years in prison. the legal saga over bill cosby's sexual assault allegations continues tonight. several news outlets made their case in court in an attempt to get the names of the jurors in the cosby case released. sara bloomquist was in norristown for the hearing, she is live outside of the montgomery county courthouse tonight with more. >> reporter: rick, lawyers representing multiple media outlets including abc, cnn and "washington post" and "new york times" and buzz feed they all came before judge steven o'neil today and argued it's the media's first amendment rights to have the names release. and kevin steele says releasing the juror's name will have a chilling effect on future juries. a publicity onslaught and more difficult to seat a jury for the
retrial. and jurors would be reluctant to serve knowing their names may be released post trial and the media's lawyer says that could be the concern for any juror in any case. they also argue that there was a lot of publicity prior to the cosby trial and still able to seat a jury. that is why the court goes through the jury selection process and cosby's team opposed the releasing the name and lead to all kinds of inquisitions into the jury's thinking and not allow cosby to get a fair retrial. and ed is a criminal attorney and he said he would not be surprised at all if judge o'neil withheld the jurors name especially in this case. >> think the people sacrificed a lot already losing two weeks away from their life and family and friends and jobs et cetera.
it would be quite an additional invasion into their privacy probably getting an onslaught of can't from media and other sources. >> reporter: now the default ruling is to release the names. that is what happens in the state of pennsylvania unless there is a fundamental right that could be protected. and this may be cosby's right to a fair and impartial jury. and they want to seat the next jury within the next 120 days and issue a ruling on the motion by the media first thing tomorrow morning. sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia is taking new steps to help residents with unpredictable water bills, mayor jim kenney discussed the tiered assistance program at city hall. aimed to help low income customers keep their bills the same every month and will be
capped at a percentage of their incomes and special hardshiped are taken into account. >> and you do not need to be behind to enroll in the program. >> we anticipate fewer delinquencies and water shutoffs and money and turns money to shut is off and turn it back on. >> the applications are available starting july 1st. it's a sure sign that summer is just around the corner. today was the last day of school for students in the philadelphia school district and it's safe to say it was not just students counting down the days, jeanette reyes has the story. >> reporter: there is something bitter sweet about the last day of school -- >> was kind of upset i will miss my friends. >> less bitter and mostly sweet for these students at greenfield elementary school in center city. >> last day of school! >> it's the last day of school we are excited are you excited? >> less homework i want it get out. >> i don't want to come to
school no more. >> you have to come back in a few months. >> i know. >> autumn will be approaching the next time they hear principal dan blow his whistle at 8:15 a.m. telling them it's time to head inside. >> i will miss the adorable faces each and every day, i don't know how i will get through it but september will come soon enough. >> other staff members use the summer to celebrate after four years without a contract the union approved a temporary three year deal that includes pay raises. >> i'm excited it's a long time coming and may not be everything we wanted but it's something for the most part people are happy. >> students and parent as like could barely contain their excitement. >> i am excited about that. get some rest and sleep in a little bit. it's cool for me. >> your mom is glad it's over. >> i'm done with school right
now. >> the kids will have a memorable summer and all good things come to an end and summer vacation ends on september 5th when students return to school just after labor day. channel 6 "action news." >> exciting day. time for a check of the "action news" traffic report. matt pellman is in the traffic center tuesday night. won't see a lot of school buses anymore on the roads. >> opens up room and more excited for the evening commute to come to an end and we have still have an hour or two. not look going in wilmington northbound lanes of 495 down to one lane up ahead at terminal avenue construction out there again today and saying later on this evening they'll flip it around and move northbound and now it's southbound with single digit speeds. stay on 95 with speeds in the 30s a much better bet. >> 295 northbound coming out of gloucester county and camden county and restrictions and speeds of 20 miles per hour
north of national park, over on the schuylkill expressway it's camera time watching a crash on the westbound lanes beyond the blue route on the shoulder and attracting attention you can see. westbound is stop and go through gladwyne through 476, if you keep going 422 westbound the crash at 23 is gone and that is always a choke point and speeds in the teens coming away from 202. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> all right see you then thank you. local children that have to deal with loss got to forget about it today by having fun outdoors, camp charlie in horsham offers an escape from 6:00 until 12:00, for one week part of abington jefferson health safe harbor program. >> very nice. a political face-off in georgia. the latest numbers out of the most expensive congressional race in u.s. history.
>> four people have been detained in connection where yesterday's attack in paris. police say that all four detained overnight are family members of at tacker. that attacker died after lighting his car on fire before ramming it into a police convoy. the man had been flagged for his ties to radicalism. nobody else was hurt. and we learn more about the man that drove his van into a group of worshipper. he was darren osbourne, he is unemployed and living in a tent. one person died after the attack and a dozen others were sent to the hospital and three people are in critical condition. his family says they are massively shocked that osbourne was behind the wheel at the
time. and in washington senate republicans are expected to make their version of the new health care plan public this week. gop leaders hope to get the bill passed before the 4th of july vacation. they are accusing the republicans of hiding the bill. >> this is call the the vampire bill they are afraid for the bill to see the light of day. >> the obama care law is collapsing around us and we have to act and we are. >> senate mcconnell says that the draft could be released by thursday and that bill will get a score from the nonpartisan budget office. to find out what the financial impact will be on americans. pennsylvania is taking a big step on making medical marijuana available for the first time. ali gorman is here with all the details. >> reporter: yes, a lot to workout but a big step. the state department of health award the the first 12 permits
to grow and process marijuana and the first round permits for dispensaries by the end of next week. the office of medical marijuana scored the 177 grower applications according to their acts and expertise and other factors and then six regions in our state. in our area franklin labs in raiding and prime wellness of sinking spring. the companies must follow strict regulations. >> a grower processer has to grow medical marijuana in an indoor enclosed secure facility. >> reporter: there will be no field growing allowed and permit holders have six months to show they can meet the standards. if they do they can start growing. patients should be able to obtain medical marijuana sometime next year. the zika virus is causing serious concerns for health
officials in lancaster county. dozens of pregnant women are infacted by or exposed to the virus. all outside of the area or bisexual conduct. and all have ties to the caribbean where zika is widespread. so far there is no problems with babies born to these women but neurological issues may not show up for a year so the infants s are monitored closely. and one of the oldest prosthetic devices in history. the wooden big toe, it was almost 3,000 years old and found in a woman's burial site. and refitted several times for the owner, a priest's daughter. and the experts could tell that the goal was to make it look natural and feel comfortable. >> interesting glad you toed us
sorry. and the phillies and the phanatic spend time with the kids in the oncology unit. they snapped pictures and got the famous nose hug. or whatever you call that. still to come on "action news" at 5:00. a new ruling from the allegations from the set of bachelor in paradise why the production is resuming. and why singer adele paid a visit to a british firehouse to enjoy a cup of tea and some cake.
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singer john legend is postponing two performances including his upcoming show in camden because of an illness. he took to twitter apologizing to fans saying that all tickets will be scheduled for makeupped. he said he need a few days to recover and rest his voice. firefighters in london got a celebrity visitor today. check it out singer adele stopped by the firehouse tasked with battling the fire at the
apartment building in london. adele sat down with the fire crew and shared a cup of tea to show her gratitude for the first responders. >> very nice. >> abc's bachelor in paradise will return despite an online scandal. misconduct allegations between two cast members, warner brothers said they had completed an internal investigation saying no misconduct did not happen. they will not state the alleged incident. not sure if the cast members involved will return to the show when filming begins again. a popular childrens toy is getting a modern makeover and mattel has released a new diverse crop of ken dolls. new hair styles including corn rows and a man bun and barbie's boyfriend comes in three different body types.
the original and slim and a thicker middle. after they released a line of new barbies. >> still to come on "action news" at 5:00 a check of the forecast. looking live at sky 6 hd showing you pens landing on a tuesday night. adam joseph has your exclusive accuweather forecast. sum err arrives tomorrow. it's time that we bring addiction out of the darkness and into the light. to everyone struggling in silence - addicts, family, friends - you are not alone.
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time now for the accuweather forecast tuesday night. >> adam joseph has the details. >> last day of spring is beautiful and continues to be for the evening hours and the first day of summer tomorrow not all that bad. a beautiful shot in chester live on sky 6 hd home of the philadelphia union the grass is green and deep blue sky above and cumulous clouds this afternoon. low 80s in the lehigh valley. and warm in philadelphia 87 degree and the rest of the region a good 3 to 4 degrees cooler than philadelphia and wilmington 84 and same for trenton and millville 83 degrees and the sea breeze has finally kicked in 70s for cape may long beach island and head 9 or so miles inland and the temperatures drop a good 10 degrees, sea breeze at the shore and warm southwesterly wins inland locations anywhere from 9
to 16 miles per hour. it's a light breeze out there and not a humid or hot wind. satellite and radar shows the front is pushed to the south and all of that severe weather we had yesterday. there is energy. there is a spin off to the north here a ripple north of chicago that will pinwheel north here tomorrow and not bringing precipitation for the first day of summer. what it will bring is a few clouds sharing the sky with the sunshine and temperatures near 70 at 7:00 in the morning and jumping to 80 and in the low 80s late in the morning and 87 warm downpouring degrees in the afternoon and the humidity stays on the low side. tropical in the tropics here heating up quickly. tropical storm brett has formed north of venezuela, all the precipitation and thunderstorms are kind of displaced not near the center of that tropical storm so very disorganized heading into parts of the caribbean and not a lot of
worries with that. and tropical storm cindy smack dab in the middle of the gulf of mexico all the moisture on the east side of the storm expected to drift slowly toward houston texas keeping the heaviest rain east ofuston. and near 3 inches of rain in houston and that pushes into the ohio valley and then falls apart as it moves towards our region way cold front on friday. so the five day at 5:00. warm and not humid tomorrow 87 and back to 90 a slight increase in humidity on thursday and hot and oppressively humid on friday 92 degrees with late day storms from a cold front from cindy and clear out for the weekend 88 on saturday and lowering humidity and nice sunday with a temperature of 85. we'll have the seven-day forecast coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. quick break and more news when
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happening on "action news" tonight. it's called the first real test of the trump presidency and his political supporters, a special election in georgia that is now the most expensive local race in history. we are live with the details. and a local day care worker accused of pushing a little girl down the steps goes before the judge. >> big news for drivers that use the scutter falls bridge your commute is about to change. we'll have the details. we are continuing to follow that developing story out of pottsville bucks county in oxville. where the bomb squad, police and fire all say they have found explosives near a home. it's some sort of chemical mixture. in the 8700 block of easton road. we don't know if evacuations are underway currently but we'll bring you the latest as soon as we get it. we are following a developing story from sellersville borough where three
refrigerated train cars derailed. police and crews are on the scene as well. the cars were full of butter and no reason to think that anything toxic or hazardous was spilled. it was pulling 23 cars at the time of tderailment. now the hotly contested election in georgia that could signal a shift in support for the trump administration. and ossoff squaring off for a seat long held by tom price. it's the most expensive congressional race in history. we are live in atlanta tonight with more. >> reporter: hi there rick, republicans have held district 6 since 1979 but today's race is a
toss-up. each hoping to earn a decisive victory in atlanta. >> a local race with national intrigue. republican karen handel and democrat john ossoff. spending 50 milli$50 million on election. >> this is the kind of district that democrats need to win to take back the house next year. >> democrats hope that a historic upset will deal a blow to president trump's agenda. there are folks across the country that have lost faith and in this room this team has the power to help restore some of that faith. >> republicans looking to solidify their district strong hold and send a message for the 2018 congressional mid tem. >> a squirrel will get a decent percentage of the vote if he has $30 million behind him.
>> galvanize people sitting at home before. >> a coveted victory resting in the hands of the party that can get out the vote. >> so far both candidates down playing the national impact of this race but we know that president trump is watching this closely tweeted three times in the last 24 hours in support of the republican candidate. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. officials are still trying to gauge the scope of a massive data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 200 million american voters, they say a data firm for the republican committee stored the files on an unsecured amazon -- they discovered the breach last week and cut ties with the company responsible. president trump welcomed ukrainian president to the oval office of the white house. the president says it was a great honor to meet him and a
lot of progress is made with the relationship with ukraine and hopes that the two countries can engage in effective collaboration and the meeting began shortly after the trump administration announced that it has imposed sanctions on two dozen russian officials. president trump's approval ratings continue to decline and a new poll released shows they are at 36% down 5 more percentage points from a poll in late april. pollsters are blaming the drop in part of the president's reaction to the investigation into the russian meddling into the 2016 election. 63% of americans say they are not happy with the way trump has responded to the controversy. the family of otto warmbier announced today that the 22-year-old will be laid to rift
on thursday in ohio. it will be a public service. last week warmbier returned home in a coma with extensive brain damage after spending more than a year in prison in north korea and the president talked about warmbier's death and called it a total disgrace. >> it's a total disgrace what happened to otto. that should never ever be allowed to happen and frankly if he were brought home sooner i think the result would have been a lot different. >> in the wake of the death some congressman are proposing a travel ban for american tourists for north korea and senator mccain says that tourists should sign a waiver absolving the u.s. government. and world news tonight will have more on warmbier's death and the special election in georgia. the woman accused of pushing a little 4-year-old girl down a flight of stairs at a delaware day care was back in court today. sarah gable plead guilty after
the 52-year-old was caught on camera shoving a little girl at the child day care center in march. she is free on bail and sentenced in august. fire investigators trying to determine what touched off a fire nay philadelphia rest yant overnight. the scene of the harbor garden on the 66 hundred block in crescentville at 3:00 a.m. it's not clear how much of the restaurant was damaged by the blaze. an unspecified technical issue affected pnc online and mobile services is resolved they announced the issue on twitter and during the outage the bask told customers to use atms or visit their local branches, they said the problem involved a technology hardware issue and was fixed in within three hours.
drivers using the scutter fall bridge will be dealing with lane closures tomorrow as part of the bridge replacement project which the ramp from i-95 to river road will be closed overnight and opened for the morning rush and during the day traffic down to one alternating lane. it connected lower make field township pennsylvania and ewing township in new jersey. and now a look at traffic. matt pellman has the latest. >> we tried to bridge the gap that is for sure. you hit trouble off the scutter falls bridge along 95 southbound in bucks county. still just 11 miles per hour. even though the accident is long gone. it is improving on 95 southbound but still a slow go. for 25 minutes now the vehicle is stuck here on the schuylkill
eastbound by south street broken down and left lane is blocked and jammed solid coming eastbound from the roosevelt boulevard and this is extra problematic people are heading into the phils game and also a neil diamond concert at 8:00. people are trying to get into south philadelphia for events and now stuck behind the vehicle. and county line road at st. josephs church stay on 263 york road and lafayette village -- and westchester by c and r glass look for a crash at market west town road and northbound in wilmington is clear, they are scheduled to work tonight on the southbound side. back of to you. >> thank you. still to come on "action news" tonight a group of youngsters are set on having fun this summer and also learning life saving skills we'll show you how. they asked for support of
congressman scalise, and boy did they get it. how much the baseball game raised for charity last week. >> it's tropical with dew points in the 70s and fallen back into the 50s and comfy air is in place. but changes are on the way. ducis rogers is here and canle phil's finally snap their losing streak. we have that and the sixers and new book by jay wright. when "action news" continues tonight. if you have medicare
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on the world refugee day mayor jim kenney says it's always welcome in the city of brotherly love. in the office of immigrant affairs at city hall. world refugee day is around for 16 years and the city recognizes it to bring awareness to the refugee crisis. no matter what lance they speak or where they come from. >> immigration has made and will make our city stronger and accepting refugees reaffirms our simple humanity. and that is why philadelphia will always stand with refugees.
it will be held july 8th. and kids at this camp many ardmore are having fun and learning safety skills as well. the kids got to interact with the emts and learn cpr and they get to see a medical helicopter and tour the money room at the hospital. ducis is here with sports and phils are making moves. when you have the worst record in baseball have you to do something. it's time they start to shake things up. the team designates two players for assignment. michael saunders and jenmargo -- he was the team's closer a year ago and carries a 7.25 era. >> when you have the worst
record in baseball it's safe to say things have not gone as planned. and whether we are winning or losing we'll always be looking at potential roster moves to make us better now we are trying to get out of the basement. >> starter jared eye could have has landed on the 10 day disabled list with a back strain. he made the team out of spring training but was sent to the minors earlier this month. to basketball villanova's chrisenkins hopes to play for the nba and would not mind being called by the sixers. and is enjoying this process. >> it's the grind of this journey, fortunate to have teams that want me to work out for them and be here with the sixers and i went to school around here
and i love it here. and hopefully they love me back. >> wink wink. >> speaking of nova we caught up with jay wright in south philadelphia at green oh's steaks for a book signing and breaks down jenkins and josh hart's games. >> chris has gotten into better shape and better perimeter player and defensive player. >> josh hart is always a well rounded player, but built each year on his effectiveness at every area of the game and that is what nba guys like about them. >> the sixers are feeling handsome after pulling off the blockbuster trade. they will take the number one pick. espn insider chad ford assess where the sixers will do now. >> there will be a major learning curve for ben simmons and joel embiid looked terrific they will be more dynamic and
win more basketball games but a year or two as you look at the sixers as a playoff contender and another year or two for a championship contender but if you ask me do they have the right pieces four or five years down the road? i think they do. >> did he just say championship contender? >> he said championship contender. >> thank you ducis. >> well. the 2017 congressional baseball game played last thursday set a record for fundraising $1.5 million was raised with almost 25,000 tickets sold this game forever changed when the day before a gunman went on a shooting rampage at a practice. scalise remained in serious condition tonight and the gunman was shot and died of his injuries. some of the money raised at the game will be directed to those that were hurt and those that worked to save lives.
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check out the incredible rescue video from a zoo in south korea after a baby elephant falls into a pool and starts to drown. two elephants lift their trunks to pull the baby out but that doesn't work they jump into the water and push the elephant on to dry land. all the animals got out safely, a great job of multitusking. >> wow. ha, ha, ha. king of puns. >> adam is here with warm weather and summer starting tomorrow. >> first day of summer tomorrow and temperature on the warm side with the extreme humidity and the storms. as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan it is beautiful here this afternoon again, a
break in the humidity and a break in storms this time yesterday, stormtracker 6 live double scan was lighting up and in fact this just in from the national weather service in mount holly, they did an'sments in berks county they confirmed another tornado. one in sussex county one in berks as well. an ef 0 winds within the tornado 80 miles per hour and the damage width about 50 yards but a half of a football field and on the ground for just over two miles. so two confirmed tornadoes now from yesterday's storms. 84 right now in trenton and 81 in allentown and 84 in wilmington as well as dover and reading. 87 philadelphia and a bit a sea breeze. much nicer at the shore 70s stretching from cape through long beach island. there is the front with the heat and humidity way down to the
south. it will stay down there for a couple of days and swings through as a warm fronts here late in the week. and a quick moving boundary here near chicago that comes in tomorrow and is not going to bring more than just cloud cover. for tonight partly cloudy and in the comfy zone 60 degrees by tomorrow morning. a really nice start to the middle of the week 68 for center city. and high pressure is wedging in with the brief front that passes through tomorrow afternoon and could be an isolated shower north and west of philadelphia and most of the area is dry and similar temperatures to today. and the high slides to the east here and this front will start to sneak in behind the high and doesn't swing through on thursday. yes we do warm it to 90 degrees yes the humidity comes up a little bit and we'll save that very uncomfortable air for one more day on friday. that pushes in for the end of the week. but down at the shore tomorrow this is your vacation week pretty nice 80 degrees in beach
haven, and 66 the ocean temperature and moderate risk for currents tomorrow and a waxer ocean and air temperatures down at the beaches in delaware low 80s if you are sitting on the sand there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 87 and warm and not humid tomorrow. and then it's hot and slightly muggy on thursday, 90 degrees, and summer soup is here on friday. hot and humid with late day thunderstorms with another cold front coming in and on saturday the front should move away quickly in the morning, so any clouds give way to sun and dropping humidity on saturday. 88 degrees and very comfortable here pick of the weekend sunday 85 degrees and even next week it looks like a nice trough comes in that means sun and clouds and below average temperatures and no humidity so a really nice end to the weekend and the beginning of next week setting up here. >> thank you sir. >> you can get the latest
forecast including updates and stormtracker 6 live double scan radar for yourself on your tablet. the 6 abc app is a free download for your mobile device. a big honor for legendry singer tony bennett congress awarded him with popular song. for entertainers that inspire. bennett was a fixture on the pop charts since the 1950s and recent collaboration with lady gaga. he says he is thrilled.
start program. >> matt is a good golfer too so that is cool. now standing by with these storiys next at 6:00. two stories from bucks county. "action news" is on the scene of a home where explosives were discovered. and a cleanup underway in sellersville where these train cars carrying butter were derailed. that and much more coming up next. for meteorologist adam joseph, cecily tynan, ducis rogers, monica malpass and the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams have a nice evening.
with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan and jim gardner. this is the scene as the hazmat squad rushed to the 8700 block of easton road in bucks county today. it's tuesday night and the big story on "action news" is the discovery of explosives near a home. live at the scene is dann cuellar. what is the situation there? >> reporter: right now jim state police are here with the hazmat unit and bomb squad at a property 8222 easton road after reports of explosives found on this property. lets go live to chopper 6 hd where the bomb squad unit is focusing on a large green tub in the backyard. it has liquid containers in it and they are looking at it very, very closely trying to determine the nature, the possible hazard
and just what it all means. that is all being evaluated right now but so far they have not ordered any evacuations. this began earlier initial police reports say that police responded to this location after 2:00 and ultimately they called hazmat teams because of explosives on the property. they are removing rifles and boxes and boxes of ammunition, it's not unusual for someone to have a weapon in rural oxville but the explosives got everyone's attention. residents that are immediately near the property have been told that they do not need to evacuate right now but they may need to do so down the road once it determined exactly what they have right now. they are looking at possible explosive on the property and two people are taken in in for questioning and no one has been charged with a