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willingboro new jersey. they are working leads to identify and arrest his shooter. police descended on the area after the 911 call came in that shots were fired just before 8:30 this morning on the 100 block of east kings highway. the victim a male was found with a single gunshot wound on a loading dock behind the iron hill brewery. >> there was an incidence and one fatality. we are making way in our investigation. >> the immediate area and all areas were put on lock down while searching for the shooter. >> i received a call not to come into the office they were on lockdown. >> i don't want to talk about it. >> some of the roofers lower looking the scene heard five to seven shots fired. >> the markers on the ground
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seemed to back that up. and the sheriff's office is pursuing leads and the victim is the intended target. >> we reduce the the scene and i feel the business people and everything is open. and business is normal except for obviously what happened in the area. >> some of the workers at nearby kings way plaza are a little nervous. >> if the suspect returns here it may be dangerous to us. >> reporter: so you are not comfortable until you catch them? >> yes. >> you have to be aware of your surroundings and everything. you have to be aware. >> back live now the iron hill brewery says that no customers or employees were involved in this shooting they expect to reopen for business tonight at 5:30 and again we have just learned moments ago from the prosecutors office that the victim in this case is 26-year-old devon young of
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willingboro, anyone with information is asked to call police. live in maple shade, i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> okay nora thank you. well two armed robbers are still on the run of targeting a cab driver in the fairmount section of philadelphia. the cabby was shot twice in the leg on the intersection of ogden and north 29th street. and the man stole $400 in cash and the 60-year-old driver's cell phone. the driver was rushed to the hospital and he is in stable condition. a second witness took the stand today helping the prosecution present its case against philadelphia d.a. seth williams. they are continuing to focus on the money that williams allegedly pocketed instead of focusing on his mother's care. he joins us live at the federal courthouse in center city. >> brian more testimony today on one of the five alleged schemes
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on williams involving the alleged use of $20,000 designated for his mother's nursing home care for his personal use. >> seth williams carried a bible into the courthouse and had this response. >> give me a prayer. >> kathleen the chief of nursing homes run by the archdiocese finished her testimony she told the jury she spent 10 months trying to collect a more than $20,000 balance owed to the nursing home in darby for williams mother's nursing care. they were never able to collect. bruters say he diverted the money made up of social security, and donations for friends to pay debts and presents for his two daughters. and they linked the unpaid bill to mistakes with the accounting
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office. >> and then sylvia williams. she said her husband gave seth williams a check that was suppose to go to the nursing home. the embattled district attorney listened intensely and showed no out reaction to the testimony. >> brian and sharrie, a major witness tomorrow comes to the stand. the prosecution plans to call bucks county businessman from feasterville, muhammad ali, who the government claims gave williams thousands of dollars in gifts and the government calls them bribes in order to work his influence in areas where ali wanted them. ali has already pleaded guilty in this case and will testify against seth williams hoping for leniency at his sentencing time. i'm vernon odom in center city. >> thank you. it is time now for a check of the accuweather forecast and the first day of summer. adam joseph is tracking a few
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pop-up thunderstorms scattered across the region. >> most the day and region is dry at this point to start off the first day of summer. we have one random thunderstorm popping up if the last 30 seconds turning severe for northern chester county until 4:45 p.m. all the towns in orange within the warning box. winds near 60 miles per hour with this thunderstorm and even some pea size hail. it is moving to the east-southeast towards pottstown green lane and on the verge of quakertown. 14 lightning strikes in the last 15 minutes. pennsburg 4:06 and st. peters at 4:10 and the same for pottstown. again very heavy rain and rush of wind and a little bit of hail is possible. frederick you can expect it at 4:15 in the evening. the stray evening thunderstorm is only going to pop-up in a few locations. the possibility of small hail with these storms localized
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quust guy winds and most areas stay on the dry side but we'll continue to watch those. at the same time we are watching the tropics, tropical storm cindy about to make landfall tonight east of houston, you can see all the tropical moisture coming in from the gulf of mexico. and part of this system part of its rain is heading our way. we'll have the timing on that as welcoming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you. well it is still unclear if any charges will be filed against a man that had chemical explosives and a large number of weapons at his home. this happened in oxville, police initially went there to serve a mental health commitment warrant on a 70-year-old man but officers had to call bomb experts to the property on easton road and control detonations could be heard until early this morning. a man admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a wilmington trash
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can. merit says he was ill when he shot my precious hoskins. and now scheduled for sentencing this august. and will be sentenced at a state psychiatric hospital. and the search is on for a man that wore a halloween mask during a robbery in south philadelphia. he walked into the chen wing grocery store and once inside he pulled out a handgun and the employees began to scream and that is when the suspect ran off without taking anything. the crime happened on may 20th anyone with any information about this masked man is asked to contact police. time now for the "action news" traffic report. matt pellman is standing by on a wednesday afternoon. >> first afternoon of summer and not being so kind to us just yet. please pardon the leaves. as we look here in bucks county. route 1 the super highway and
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not a laughing matter in the southbound lanes, a serious accident all lanes blocked. southbound approaching 213 maple avenue in langhorne beyond the leaves you can see the vehicle nicing the wrong way and the ambulance. no traffic is getting through on route 1, and stay on 95 southbound instead of 1 southbound and we'll keep you posted. trying to get to 95 a tough feat off the vine street expressway because of this broken down tractor trailer. right here is blocking one of the two lanes on the ramp from the eastbound vine to go north on 95 the delay spills back across town the whole way back to the schuylkill expressway. >> if you come off 76 on city avenue look for a crash at belmont by the chilis and a crash on 422 off 202, one of the two lanes is blocked. single digit speeds there. head out 23 as an alternate in that case. an accident on the pennsylvania
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turnpike near morgantown involving a motorcycle. just cleared but single digits there. and today southbound in wilmington they cleared at 5:00 yesterday lets hope they do the same today. >> west river drive close to montgomery drive causing congestion especially as you head inbound toward center city. we'll check it again in the next half hour. next on "action news" at 4:00, new details surrounding the ambush that happened at the baseball field if northern virginia on lawmakers and update on the injured congressman's condition. >> and a tropical storm is barrelling toward the gulf coast and the post katrina changes that are about to get a real test from mother nature.
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we have breaking flus out of montgomery county the judge who pro sided over the bill cosby trial has decided that the names of the jurors can be released but only certain conditions. the jury deliberated five days but was unable to reach a verdict in the sexual assault case resulting in the judge declaring a mistrial. several news organization including abc filed suit to have the juror's identities revealed but under the condition that the jurors could not reveal anything said or done in the jury room. >> an officer was stabbed in the flint michigan airport and fbi is looking at terrorism as a possible motive. the stabbing happened at bishop international airport. they said that the suspect said ala akbar, meaning god is great in arabic. the officer was taken to the
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area hospital in stable condition. we have new details this afternoon on the attack against the gop congressional baseball team. first we should tell you there is good news for republican steve scalise, the house majority whip. he was shot and undergone several surgeries, the good news is that his condition is upgrade upgraded to fair. now to the gunman the fbi says that 66-year-old james hodgkinson acted alone when he fired almost 60 shots on the northern virginia baseball field and he had no ties to terrorism. other officers return fire and killed hodgkinson. they described him as an unemployed home inspector with a deep hatred of republicans and donald trump. they uncovered a list with the names of several gop lawmakers. >> no, ma'am i would not
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classify it as a hit list. it was a piece of paper with six names on it. the shooter was not known to have a history of diagnosedmentsal illness, he is known or it was known to have an anger management problem. >> capital police officers david bailey and crystal grinder who killed hodgkinson in the shootout were also hurt but they survived. the presidential aide and lobbyist were also shot and all victims are expected to make a full recovery. president trump's son-in-law jared kushner is in israel trying to start middle east peace talks he arrived there for talks with benjamin netanyahu, that president trump made it clear that working toward a lasting peace agreement is a top priority for him. >> lawmakers investigating russia's meddling in the election heard from president
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obama's former homeland security secretary. jay johnson testified saying that russians tried to hack into the election systems of two dozen states. now the key question for the president and congress is what are we going to do to protect the american people and their democracy from this kind of thing in the future. >> there is no evidence of votes being changed but does not know if the hackers influenced public opinion there by altering the outcome of the election. a tropical storm is taking aim at the gulf coast that has alabama and louisiana in a state of emergency. >> rough waves and surf has people leaving the shore, told to prepare but not to panic. oil companies are evacuating workers from the rigs and lifeguards are told to keep a close eye on the swimmers. >> we just can't take chances of
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people getting in the areas and having to make rescues, it's dangerous for them and for us. >> if i see hard winds i know it's not a good idea to be out here. >> tropical storm cindy is to make landfall tonight or tomorrow morning. some areas could get as much as 12 inches of rain and this will likely prove to be a big test for the $14.5 billion flood control system built after the devastating hurricane katrina. most of this first day of summer is gorgeous. drone 6 is flying over the museum of art. local skateboarders there to celebrate international go skateboarding day. lets head to adam joseph for the details. >> skateboarders have a little time left before a nasty storm is heading towards the city and we have a severe thunderstorm
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warning in effect until 4:45 p.m. landsdale king of prussia and requires ford and in this area we have damaging wind gusts and in fact as the storm passes through pots down now to the south and east. there are reports of trees and wires down in pottstown and winded gusting to near 60 miles per hour with the storm and dangerous lightning near 19 lightning strikes in the last 15 minutes and treacherous travel. and audubon at 4:27 and south of of quakertown and the northeast extension about to get soaks with heavy rain and the trajectory is taking it to northern chester county and philadelphia county as well. and temperatures outside of that are really warm 85 in the city of philadelphia and 86 in wilmington behind that rain 68 degrees in reading and down in cape may temperatures at the shore in the upper 70s. you can see the frontal
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boundary, yesterday i talked about stray storms popping in the afternoon while most areas stay dry and that is the case and the little line that developed and another one back near hagerstown and future tracker this continues through the early evening hours and the boundary sinking to the south and delaware southern new jersey and later in the evening a stray thunderstorm passes through and the boundary comes through and the humidity comes up a bit tonight. partly cloudy otherwise 59 in allentown and 68 in philadelphia and upper 60s if cape may over to dover. as we get into thursday it's partly sunny and noticeably more humid and sun and clouds and temperatures touching near 90 degrees tomorrow. >> at the same time we are looking at tropical storm cindy close to making landfall and tornado watches along the gulf coast states and winds sustained 50 miles per hour in the center of cindy around the eye and as we track cindy for you as we get into the end of the week all the moisture from the gulf of mexico starts to spread into the tennessee valley tomorrow
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afternoon and starts to race to the east and a piece of it breaks off to come in here on friday morning. some active weather ahead through the rest of the week. we look at the four day at 4:00 forecast, quiet tomorrow and 90 degrees and oppressive and tropically humid here on friday with the scattered storms both in the morn can and again in the afternoon. a very sunsetled day and another piece could roll through from the remnants from cindy saturday morning with heavy downpours and drying late in the day on saturday. and a beautiful second half the weekend and 85 degrees. a cool end of the june in the seven day coming up in the next half hour. one local group is using today's extra daylight to shine a light on an important cause. the action cam was in morristown, new jersey for an event called the longest day, the global event inspires people to put their passions to use to give awareness to dementia and
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our own karen rogers whose mother has alzheimer's had a pop-up bakery for dotty and agnus jane. >> great to see that as well. >> still ahead controversy surrounding a delaware pier. >> fishermen are noticing no fishing signs in spots they say should be allowed. and the great confectionery debate dividing chocolate and peanut butter lovers everywhere even here in the newsroom. how do you pronounce this candy. the official results and the real answer coming up.
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two years all with a two year agreement. the special olympics of delaware will benefit for the first fundraising run on the delaware memorial bridge. the run to acceptance will be held on sunday october 1st. they hope the event will be safe and not cause significant delays
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for bring usioners it's limited to 2500 participants and only first responders ems, fire and military personnel will be eligible to sign-up. and in delaware a brand new million dollar pier in old castle park and it looks like a fishing pier the problem is you can't fish from it. and one man is trying to find out why. >> "action news" was there when a newcastle city police officer stop aid man and his son from fishing at the battery fishing pier. >> i don't know they made it illegal. they put a deck out here for a reason. >> robert thomas feels the same way since he saw the no fishing sign on battery park he is finding out the reason why. when they filed for the lease agreement it was stated
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sightseeing and fishing and other things. >> the lease is between the city of delaware and the natural resources department. newcastle's administrator tells us that the city council never intended this to be a fishing pier and the lease states what can be done on the pier but doesn't dictate what can be done. they suggested that they go a mile south to the fishing beach. they opted to go home but people fish here and have you to climb over the rocks to do it. >> it's hard to get down and you go down and around. >> we asked bill about the ban on fishing from the pier? >> oh know that is wrong. >> hunting and fishing licenses may have been used to build that. they have a right to. >> we asked the department of natural resources if they are violating the agreement and they are researching and we are awaiting their response.
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>> all right alicia there is more ahead in the next 30 minutes of "action news" at 4:00, including a long list to keep boredom at bay without paying a dime. and an inmate is back behind bars after being released today. we asked police how he was accidentally let out in the first place. ♪ sorry about the holdup, folks. we have some congestion on the runway and i'm being told it'll be another 15, maybe 20 minutes and we will have you on your way. ♪ ♪
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"action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph sharrie williams and brian taff. hello again 4:30 and "action news" continues now with a chocolate reality check. turns out you are probably pronouncing reese's the wrong way. >> we'll see. and did you know the way you move your computer mouse may reveal if are you lying. scientists at one italian university reveal the science and what the knowledge may be used for one day. and several weeks after a man was attacked by a group of teens for fun. amenly disabled man gets to meet members of his favorite philadelphia sports team. we begin with breaking news chopper 6 hd flying high over route 1 in langhorne bucks county closed now because of this accident that happened about 25 minutes ago right near the intersection of route 1 and
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route 13 fire officials say no one was injured in the two car crash. as we approach the 5:00 hour and the rush this is making a mess. now with our chopper 6 hd you can see what that mess looks like. now route 1 closed. computers beware. now, to some serious questions for the philadelphia police department this after a sex assault suspect was accidentally released and then recaptured today. john rawlins live outside of the district headquarters where the accused sex offender was mistakenly let out. what are police saying? >> reporter: they are taking it seriously they did speak publically about this today this involved a 53-year-old suspect facing a long list of charges an attempted rape last october.
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police say it was a paperwork mixup that led to the man being released accidentally. >> this shouldn't happen in a perfect world we need to figure out what we need to do to close this up. >> but it did happen yesterday. sex assault suspect, russell bryant was inadversely released from custody. where he was held for attempted rape, he was brought to an unrelated theft arraignment here at the 18th district. he was not held on the theft charge but the prison papers should have assured he stayed in custody. >> the paperwork is a perfect world should match-up with the arrest. >> but it was not a perfect world and he was released at the door. >> when he was deemed not guilty on the lesser offense, they released him out right. >> realizing the mistake --
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>> we made contact with the victim and assured her safety. >> and bryant walked into the drexel police station where he had issues before recognized and arrested. >> they are looking at what went wrong including one that does not allow the use of a prison system cct for arraignments. >> bryant was released here shortly before 5:00 yesterday afternoon it is believed he walked into drexel's police station at 9:00 9:30 this morning meaning he was out of custody forever about 16 hours. live in west philadelphia john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. officials in montgomery county are investigating an attempted luring in willow grove, and an older model jeep pulled up to a 12-year-old boy yesterday morning. the driver only described as a
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white and hispanic man in his 30s allegedly told the child he knew his parents and they said he could drive him home but the boy ran away and contacted police. investigateors say that the jeep may have been on liberty or patriot or have 173 on the license plate. if you have information on at tempted luring give police a call. he was the victim of a savage and unprovoked attack punched in the face in a video that went viral. but today back in the spotlight for the right reasons. mark smith was handed this jersey by the goalie and the team invited the intellectually disabled to spend the day at skate zone voorhees after seeing what happened to him on memorial day. he was sucker punched by a bunch of juveniles that have since been arrested. >> it's not a great thing to see
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but he is just brushing it off and getting back out there and having fun and going on with his life. it sucks to see but that is the world we live in today. >> on top of the team jersey smith got an entire bag filled with flyers gear and he was excited about it. he plans to give most of it away to local kids. >> what a day for kids and nice to see the players off the ice and what they are doing. >> a good man to give away the good stuff he just got. >> how about the accuweather forecast. >> nasty in parts of the area. double scan live radar right now a line developing here with a weak boundary passing through and all the orange counties popping up with severe thunderstorm warnings now extended into philadelphia county and gloucester and burlington county until 5:15 damaging wind gusts with this as it passes through green lane and pottstown. near 70 miles per hour winds and trees and wires down in northern
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parts of montgomery county and east and south of norristown and knocking on the border there of philadelphia county at the conshohocken curve and the blue route and manayunk at 4:46 and newtown 4:47. and pass by bala cynwyd 10 minutes until 5:00 and you'll see the worst of this storm. this is what the clouds look like with the clouds moving in. the structure almost looked rounded with the shelf clouds and powerful winds. we'll watch this as it heads towards the city in the next 10 minutes. >> all right. the pop-up thunderstorms. any day i water my garden it rain rains. >> that is okay they need the extra drink. >> a home could be named historic, the philadelphia historical commission is set to consider 319 green lane for historic destination and preservation, it belonged to charles baldy, a powerful figure
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in the political circle a century ago and the great great grandfather of of taylor swift. that will likely not be a forecast ter in the eventual decision. a new place to skateboard in philadelphia and opens just in time to take part of a major celebration happening around the world. councilman curtis jones and others cut the ribbon on the new playground state park. the long awaited park is at west philadelphia at 56th and callow hill, it took no time for teenagers and kids to give it a go. it happens to be go skateboarding day. in honor of go skateboarding day skate philly is hosting a series of skate themed events. drone 6 live over skate park with the team is doing demonstrations and follow bid a parks on tap happy hour
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fundraiser, all to highlight the growing skateboarding movement in the city of philadelphia. new jersey governor chris christie, has gone on the attack now against the state's largest health insurer. rick williams is live in the newsroom with the details. >> hi brian, that is right chris christie took aim at horizon blue cross blue shield and putting the blame on the insurance company for brazenly failing thousands of new jersey residents in need. the reason behind the tough talk and how horizon is responding coming up on "action news" at 5:00 and health check the program at one california hospital reaching out to an up tapped resource to help alleviate a doctor shortage in the u.s. some stories we are working for you when we see you coming up at 5:00 until then back to the studio. >> see you in 23 minutes. the pennsylvania spca is celebrating 150 years of
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protecting animals. to mark the milestone, the organization threw itself and its residents this birthday party today at the hunting park headquarters headquarters, in addition to cake and cupcakes shelter dogs got pup cakes and cats were given cat nip. after the celebration animal lovers were invited to check out the adore aband adoptable pets. still to come on "action news" at 4:00 from museum trips to brewery tours we'll show you how toenttain the family this summer for free. coming up in what's the deal. and how you move your computer mouse may tell more about you than you think. researchers say you can tell if someone is lying. and a debate how do you say reese's pieces the alternate way to say the words coming up.
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new york city transportation authority is trying to figure out what led up to the frightening incident of a run away bus. it was going down the block in reverse and hit several parks cars before crashing into a church. the driver parked the bus and got out at 1:00 in the morning and then the bus was on the move rolling down the street one man changing a tire had to actually leap out of the way to avoid being hit and despite the scare nobody was hurt. on health check a new study says that the way you move your computer mouse may reveal whether or not you are a liar. researches in italy studied the mouse movements of people told to give an honest answer to a question and told to give a dishonest one the truthful ones
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slid right to the answer and the untruthful was a longer different path. and they hope to study how honest and dishonest answers affect typing on a key board. big talkers now the theme song from disney's moana has thrown it over let it go as the toddler anthem of the summer but one 4-year-old from father impassioned over the top of how far i'll go. is going pretty far. as far as viral videos go. ♪♪ ♪♪ >> yes. you show them sophia. she took over center stage and stole the spotlight at her free school graduation she has
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become an internet star and yes she has an agent and models and acts sophia is about to turn 5 and the theme for her party is you guessed it -- moana. you cannot argue that chocolate and peanut butter is a stellar concoction. but there is divide on how to pronounce a popular chocolate candy. i'm talking about these. and merriam webster got involved in the debate and there are two different takes on how you say the candy. >> reese's pieces. >> and what is this? >> reese's pieces. >> these are reese's pieces. >> >> guess what that is the
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winning pronunciation, it's named for a man h.b. reece that is his name. reece make it pleural you have reese's and look at the word pieces. if you don't believe us reese's pieces. here is the results of our informal 6 abc facebook poll. 104 you said reese's and 4-reese's. i said reese's pieces my entire life. i'm sticking with it. we'll just share the reese's pieces. we'll keep it among ourselves. lets get another check of the roads rights now. >> matt is standing by and i'm
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sure you are going to weigh in sir. >> i know i used to go to friendlies and i got the cone chock full of reese's i always said. unfortunately hteay approaching aoth south the clean thecident. all lanes blocked and all traffic forced off you want no part of route 1 southbound and head to 95 southbound instead. if you head to 95 intenter city. b ramp the eastboundorth on 95. it's taking out the left lane extra jammed across town on the vine. stn city ave by the c at belmont and one at wynnewood along wynnewood road at old wynnewood road but on 422 westbound at 202, the area pummeled with the storms that is off to the side but extra heavy with the normal accident and the storms as well. and where the storms come through a downed tree in north
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coventry near shoal road and crash at arm and hamme on 422 westbound and royersf township line. and ear westbound turnpike is gone b still slow near morgantown. >> thank you.ive look outside now, sky 6 hd giving us the ominous view from the society hill camera. dark clouds are bringing drenching rains to you right adam is warning us about the pop-up sto
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taking a look at the temple university camera it's rain is coming down and blinding at this point. we can't really see what is happening. adam joseph is talking about what is popping up on this first day of
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>> one storm racing through the region and winds of 70 miles per hour that is why you see the sideways rain. looking at stormtracker 6 live double scan it's right in the heart of the delaware valley philadelphia county and southern montgomery county and southern parts of bucks county and delaware county as well. as we look at the severe rstorm warning in effect at 5:15, it compassing all of philadelphia county and bensalem and horsham and over the river in camden as well as northwestern parts of burlington county. you can see this bow right here. it almost looks like it has an arc to it. it's the worst part of the storm now passing through manayunk. going into center city philadelphia. along lancaster avenue. as you head away from the city. you can see langhorne seeing torrential rain and vivid lightning and 15 lightning
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strikes. and if we switch from the radar mode we'll go to the velocity mode. this is double scan showing the rush of wind where you see the bright green that is wind heading towards the radar and estimated at this edge philadelphia and south of frankford seeing winds of 50 to 60 miles per hour. as the wind pushes in first rush of wind and then the heavy rain. temperatures have cooled into the 60s and 70s where the rain has passed through ahead of it. mid-80s right now, satellite and radar a weak boundary and again one cluster of storms while the rest of the area is enjoying a pretty nice first day of summer. as we go through the evening hours, the boundary sinks to the south and the rest of the overnight it's fairly quiet and a tad bit on the muggy side and comes up from the night into the day tomorrow. 90 in philadelphia and 88 in millville and allentown and near 90, at philadelphia.
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and the shore upper 70s to near 80 degrees. tropical storm cindy wind sustained 60 miles per hour south of houston will make landfall late tonight bringing torrential rain and numerous tornado watches and warnings into louisiana. pieces of that will work with the cold front here at the end of the week. tropically humid on friday and first round of downpours friday morning and more downpours friday afternoon. again, unsettled and as the remnants of cindy kind of get pulled up with the front another round of that will come through early saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. some tropical humidity and tropical rains at the end of the week. pretty active here. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast quiet tomorrow and hot and humid and 90 degrees oppressive friday and scattered storms in the morning and afternoon. and the last piece of what is left over from cindy rolls through saturday morning 86 degrees and improves saturday
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afternoon sunday the humidity drops 85 degrees and very cool upper 70s at the beginning of next week and clouds and sun and scattered showers monand tuesday and much better wednesday at 82 degrees, lets continue to watch the storms and pack a punch, trees down and wires down in montgomery county as the storm passes through. >> adam thank you. >> with summer upon us we have cool family activities that are really cheap or totally free even better.
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with top prizes of 100 grand! that's some catch! (giggles) (crowd cheers) keep on scratchin'! school is out and summer is here and nearly half of americans are not taking summer vacation for financial reasons but that doesn't mean that it has to be on hold. there is free stuff on tap. fun for the grownups breweries
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offer free tours on north avenue, we'll see how the suds are made here in philly and same goes for wineries offering tours as well. with a wealth of hughes emails around town some offer free admission, it's barnes museum offers free admission on the first sunday of the month. and 4th of july and beyond look for free fireworks shows. great for the family. and first create your own walking tour of the city this one is perfect with architectural gems and beyond. and plan a photo scav enger hunt with must get shots and host an outdoor movie night and on the topic how is this for something fun. crafty morning.com says star gaze in your backyard just fill your kiddy pool with blankets and snacks and you got an
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evening when all else fails and have the kids toss their own ideas into a boredom jar leave it to pinterest for that one. dip in and get your idea. we have the tips on 6abc.com right now. >> all good ideas i like the star gazing one. >> i knew you would like that one. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 for sharrie williams and alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. join me tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. first "action news" continues next at 5:00. new developments on bill cosby's sexual assault case what the judge says about the privacy of jurors that are deadlocked on a decision. and what police say about a woman found dead in a swimming pool behind her home. and state of emergency on the gulf coast. how residents in the southeast are preparing for the worst as tropical storm cindy continues to churn toward land. those stories and more next at
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it takes a lot of people to make a good school day. miss hoffman gets us there safe every time. mrs. migliaccio teaches us all about fractions - and haikus - and the erie canal! miss reeves makes us sound amazing. and miss santoro always takes time to see how we're doing. miss simpkins keeps our school looking great. recess wouldn't be recess without miss basile. and mrs. mccarthy always has tons of good books to read. which makes for a pretty good day at school. ♪♪ "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass.
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widnorm warning here for the next 15 minutes and winds nearly 60 miles per hour. as we look at it live on stormtracker 6 live double scan the storm in the southern part
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here near philadelphia down toward media, this is weakening here and the worst of the storm is from cherry hill from runnemede north to florence the times here 5:13 p.m. 15 lightning strikes in the last 15 minutes. we look at the velocity here what you want to see on this part of double scan live radar is the bright green that is the

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