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somewhere. well, >> good morning it is friday june 23, matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes is joining us. >> here's what we're following this morning. we're watching the weather, the stormy stuffy start to the weekend is brewing. >> those are not good words. several children from a south jersey school are taken to the hospital after falling i will. >> there he is, the newest sixers markell fultz is heading to philadelphia. >> i loved what he had sown in
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his jacket. >> david murphy has the weather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: you can see the showers and thunderstorms getting their act together on the other side the gettysburg and later on this morning we'll see it move in. a lot of clouds and maybe a couple of sunny breaks ahead of the first wave of rain and that is the first wave because through the afternoon and evening we could be hit with a drenching downpour or thunderstorm. 77 in philadelphia. 73 in allentown. 75 in trenton. 76 in wilmington, 73 in cape may. so everybody in the 70s, unfortunately a lot of us have dewpoints in the 70s that means oppressive humidity. so we'll be stuck with that through most of the day, 76 degrees by 7:00. looks like we'll bounce up to 82 by noon with the understanding that anytime we get a drenching shower or thunderstorm coming
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through you will feel the temperatures drop ahead of the storm. today's high, 87 at 3:00 p.m. 83 by 5:00 p.m. tonight we'll have the threat of a thunderstorm by 7:00 p.m. i'll have the shore and the poconos coming up. >> reporter: i-95 traffic is moving good at this point with all lanes back open. on the vine street expressway we have a disabled vehicle on the shoulder, westbound on the vine street expressway at broad street so watch for that as you head right now. on the the big picture you can see speeds on the blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 most of them in the 50s, in good shape. chadds ford, delaware county, 202 at baltimore pike a good shot of the roads looking dry currently on 202. construction blocks the left lane and left turn lane, but should be cleared momentarily, we have a downed tree eastbound
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approaching reading blocking the right lane, but no other delays as you head out just yet. it's early on a friday morning, tam and jennette. >> thank you karen. now it's time to talk about sports in a city that's starving for sports relevance, markell fultz is only 19, but stepping on to center stage. >> he is the top pick for the sixers. he was all business surrounded by cameras in brooklyn. he is billed as a building block in what they call the process. >> markell fultz. >> thousands of sixers fans packed into a draft night rally in northern liberties and cheered him for being the top pick. >> i'm hoping he and ben simmons, power twins activate. katherine scott is live in south
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philadelphia, his new place to play. the sixers are the buzz of the sports world now. >> reporter: they are, and fans are excited to see what markell can do at the wells fargo center. he is happy to be in philly and philly is happy to have him. markell fultz is now a sixer. he was selected number one in the nba draft. he led the packed 12 in scoring. finished 6th among all division one players and the top freshman scorer in the country. >> has it sunk in that you're a philadelphia 76er? >> no, not yet, but i'm happy, i'm looking forward to giving my all. >> >> reporter: he made an appearance on jimmy kimmel live. kimy got to business. >> you're going to
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philadelphia, my first question, cheese steak related, which do you like pats or geno's? >> i've been going to larry's. >> that was great, if he thinks about us, we think about him right now. if he love larry, larry loves him right back. >> sounds like he is looking forward to getting here and getting to work, if larry has anything to do with it, it will be well said. the lawyer for seth williams will get his shot at a key witness in the federal trial muhammadally -- muhammad ali testified saying that he
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provided gifts which have been called bribes. his testimony in the case in williams could ease his future sentence. four students became sick at an after school eventually in south jersey last night in voorhees. several ambulances arrived to transport the juveniles, none of the causes appear life threatening. they are attending an event off school grounds. yesterday was the last day of school followed by graduations. >> there's no trace of a bucks county man missing in montana. 21-year-old has not been seen since monday. he vanished while enrolled in a outfitter's guide school. he has limited outdoor experience and there's nothing indicating any foul play. a ground and air search goes on.
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north korea denied torture ing on the -- otto warmbier. he was sentenced to prison in north korea. all doctors know for sure he suffered severe brain damage at some point. he was sent home in the last week, the coroner has yet to determine what led to his death. north korea accused him of stealing a propaganda banner and that led to 15 years sentence of hard labor. president trump said he has no takes place between him and james comey. this began when trump disputed comey's account during their interactions during a dinner.
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he said comey was fired and hope he better not hope there was conversations of leaking to the press. yesterday another trump tweet, he said he had no idea if there are takes place because of all the surveillance around, but that he did not make any himself and does not have any recordings. >> bill cosby plans to host a series of town hall about the justice system. he is eager to get back to work following mistrial. the speaking tour will educate young people about problems their misbehavior can create. two robbery suspects are in custody following a police chase that ended at philadelphia international airport. authorities say the robbers held up a t-mobile store in new castle delaware last night. the black mercedes got a flat
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tire on i-95 outside the airport so they got on foot and ran. officers arrested them in the economy parking lot. 4:39 a.m., actor johnny depp is known for his lines on camera. it is something he said off camera about president donald trump that has kicked up controversy. close call a toddler is saved after wandering into a busy road. >> reporter: wow, we have a warm one for you, 87 degrees is the high this afternoon. humid and there's a chance of a drenching shower or thunderstorm as soon as later this morning and off and on into this evening. i'll have future tracker 6 lined up and show you the weekend call all coming up. >> the remnants of what was
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tropical cindy continue to batter the southeast.
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cindy came ashore between texas and louisiana early yesterday morning. it dropped ten inches of rain in some states and caused widespread power outages. it injured three people near birmingham, alabama. the storm is weakening, but making an impact as the storm moves toward us. >> sounds like the weekend will not be pleasant. >> reporter: the first half of it, it will be muggy, in the morning there will be storms. sunday looks great. the second half is good. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry currently, but out to the west inching into the picture around harrisburg there's a hint of precipitation. this morning we'll see the first round of showers and thunderstorms. as we look outside, we have our city hall camera, it looks dry for now, but things will change. 77 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint is up over # 0.
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70, so as tam mentioned, it's humid and we'll maintain humid conditions for the first half of the weekend. wind out of the west southwest. the model wants to bring this in during the tail end of rush hour toward wilmington and chester county. the timing may the nobody exact, but we'll see a batch of this coming through this morning, 11:00 a.m. it winds down and pushes east. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., another rowmed -- round of spotty and drenching downpours come through. we get up to 11:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m., you'll see more spotty stuff. it's not raining all day, but when it does there will be a drencher. 78 degrees is the temperature at 8:00. muggy, 80 degrees by 10:00. 82 by noon, 83 by 3:00 p.m., drenchers here and there, keep
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in mind when the rain comes in, you will feel the temperature drop dramatically before, it will come back up with any stors you. 86 in allentown. 87 in reading. 87 in philadelphia. down the shore upper 70s and muggy there, as well. if you're heading out on the town tonight expect it to be humid and bring along an umbrella at any time you could get hit by scattered downpours, 81 degrees by 7:00 p.m. 876 degrees tonight on the humid side. 6:00 a.m., saturday, it's going to be wet. 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., parts of the region might be dealing with lingering showers and downpours and thunderstorm. but it looks like that gets out of here quickly in the morning and humid and dry. in the poconos, humid with with a thunderstorm, 76, morning rain and afternoon sun, sunny antipleasant on sunday, high of
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73. it's a similar pattern at the shore, today you have a spotty shower around, 80 degrees, maybe a thunderstorm. 81, humid downpour on saturday, particularly in the first part of the day in the morning and sunday, sunny and gorgeous high of 81. the seven from accuweather in philadelphia shows 87 and muggy today showers and thunderstorms at times. morning rain saturday as you just saw, humid in the afternoon, drying, 88 degrees, sunny and less humid on sunday, a beautiful day high of 83. we more or less continue that pattern into next week. clouds and sun on monday, spotty shower tuesday, humidity not all that high monday and tuesday, wednesday and thursday look pleasant with humidity levels on the low side. we have a couple of sticky days and then we get into a nice stretch. >> okay my hair [laughter]. you can find storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at
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6abc.com/weather. the search continues for a cause of a scaffolding collapse in center city. two workers were hurt in the incide of walnut street. the men was repairing the side wall when bricks came loose falling on the scaffolding causing it to fall. netting prevented any injuries for people at street level. johnny depp raised eyebrows overseas when speaking about the president. >> last time an actor is assassinated a president, i want to clarify fie i'm not -- clarify i'm not an actor. >> he was conferring to the assassination of lincoln at the hands of an actor johns wilks
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booth. 4:46 a.m., the federal appeals court at the state of mississippi said it can start enforcing the liberty objection law to deny services to same-sex couples based on religious relief. effect lastdge blocked the law year. the 5th circuit court of appeals lifted the block yesterday. organizations like aclu plan to appeal. amazon and deal up next on "action news" at many people love disney, but wait until you hear how many times this man went to the eart. "action news" continues, we'll be right back.
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use parental controls or the v-chip. learn how at thetvboss.org >> good morning everybody, we're looking live on the platt bridge looking good so far on a friday morning. we've got a very close-up view on the vine trees expressway at broad street where we had a disabled vehicle on the shoulder, cleared a second ago, we're doing okay westbound as you head toward the schuylkill expressway you'll not see a
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problem riebt on the vine. how about over here, upper chichester, 322, west of i-95 we had extra overnight construction you can see penndot with the arrow board blocking the left lane, people are moving slowly because we have light volume that's not going to cause you a big deal. upper chichester in delaware county,. this downed tree approaching reading just cleared. traffic moving better, they took care of that quickly. on the turnpike near morgantown construction blocking the right lane. westbound near valley forge, blocking the right lane, hopefully they will clear before the storms move through, jennette. >> take a look at this video dramatic images coming in from china. a motorcycle stops in the middle of the road, a toddler jumps off the bike and wanders on to traffic. the police officer sees the child and grabs him feet from an
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on coming car. everyone is okay, the child apparently saw his mother on the other side of the road i would say he was eager to see her. >> wow. >> now it's time to take a look at business, after years ever saying no, nike says yes to amazon taking greater control of how its products are sold since people engage in ecommerce and to make sure new york off shoes are not sold on the retailer. nike sells shoes on zapozs.com which is owned by am zone. even the girl scouts are getting into cyber security. there are 18 badges they can earn starting neck we're. they teamed up with a firm to teach the girls how to protect themselves in the online world
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and find out about career opportunities in cyber security. currently women only make up 11% of the cyber security workforce. >> start them young. >> ahead at 5:00 a.m., the man calling himself, dirty santa is taken away in handcuffs in delaware county. next the photographer who got a little too close, didn't show a lot of common sense when it came to an alligator, we'll be right back. it's time that we bring addiction out of the darkness
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district attorney has ordered a grand jury investigation of a deadly police involved shooting. 47-year-old anthony ardo was shot and killed on friday. state troopers said they responded to a call about a suicidal man when they arrived they found him with fireworks mortar around his neck, she shot him after he refused their orders an attempted to light the fuse. an alligator in florida was not ready for the closeup, the reptile lunged at the at the ma. he scrambledded behind the bush and pulled out the cell phone and took his photo anyway. >> people. >> two bugs do not know how to to -- two bucks do not know how to share.
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5:00 a.m., friday, june 23, matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes is joining us. >> here's what wear following this morning. police arrested a philadelphia man who called himself dirty old santa, investigators say he traveled to meet a child for sex. thieves ransacked the equipment area of a delaware county youth organization. >> the sixers are all the buzz this morning, fans are

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