tv Action News at Noon ABC June 26, 2017 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT
>> good afternoon rick is off, in the news this noon a multimillion dollar settlement for the family of vester -- phlo castille. we begin with breaking developments from the u.s. supreme court, the justices have agreed to review the travel ban on visitors from 6 mostly muslim countries. the case will be argued in october allowing the ban to take effect with them. only those with credible bona fide rips with people in the -- relationships in the u.s. will be allowed in the county.
the ban will take effect in 72 hours. the court agreed to take on a new dispute between gay rights and religion. a state court sided with the same-sex couples after they accused a baker of discrimination for refusing to make them a wedding cake. the supreme court will review the colorado court's decision this fall. we'll have a live report on the supreme court's actions today coming up in the next half-hour. the search is on for a hit-and-run driver who almost ran over a group of philadelphia police officers. they had to jump out of the way to avoid the car this morning at a juniata park intersection. that's where "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live with more. katherine. >> reporter: sarah this was a close call, police have not been able to track down the driver of the black nissan possibly an ultima with tinted windows police bicycles damaged but the
officers unscathed. officers say a speeding car just missed officers investigating a crime scene in juniata park overnight. >> this may have been intentional balls -- because it approached them narrowly missing the officers striking the three police bikes. >> reporter: this happened at 2:30 a.m., police were on the scene for a separate matter a carjacking involving a chrysler the owner was injured by the perpetrators. as officers surrounded the car a speeding black nissan same barreling toward them at 60 miles per hour, the officers jumped out of the way, but the driver slammed into three police bicycles drive over them. one bike was thrown into a cruiser. the carjacking victim and his girlfriend were on the scene to
identify the suspects in the car jack, but didn't see the nissan but the scene was hard to miss. >> there were 80 cop cars around here. >> reporter: the nissan drove between the bikes and the stopped car. >> during the course of this taking the car off the street and argue carjackers they have to deal with being confronted by a vehicle coming at them in an apparent attempt to strike and mow them down. >> reporter: there are some surveillance cameras in the vicinity, but there's no word if police were able to find any footage that will be helpful to the investigation. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> katherine, thank you. turning to accuweather, it's a beautiful start to a new workweek. looking live outside, sky6 live hd look at that pretty picture, cape may, new jersey. meteorologist david murphy is in the weather center with a first
check on the forecast. >> reporter: welcome aboard to our brand new weather center, things are looking different around here for you today a brand new set and new weather center that has a bunch of new spaghettis to it, we'll be talking about that later. we have cloud cover farther to the south and off to the north and west. sprinkles and showers might be an issue overnight tonight. 79 degrees in philadelphia. 735 in lancaster. 78 in dover anticipate in cape may, you'll notice some reporting stations like allentown and reading are not coming in because of a technical glitch on the national weather service's side. up in allentown and reading you're in the low to mid 70s. this afternoon it will be warm and comfortable and nice. 81 degrees by 2:00 p.m. i expect to be sitting on that by 4:00 p.m. that's the high today. by 6:00 p.m., 08 and 8:00 p.m.,
77 degrees. by the time we get to 10:00 p.m. tonight a comfortable 73. part of the region it's so comfortable because the humidity has ran for the hills. right now we've got dewpoints that are down in the 40s and in philadelphia, the new number in the 30s. remember anything below 60 degrees on the dewpoint scale means it's it's not humid it's getting comfortable. when you get numbers like this, it's a day to take a job for sure. you'll not be working up much of a sweat. we have a spotty shower in the forecast tonight. and shower or thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon. i'll have more on that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> this reminder you can get the latest forecast and detailed updates at storm tracker 6 live radar at any time on your phone or tablet. it's a free download for your mobile device. police have identified a 33-year-old woman found dead
behind dobbins high school. police are looking for the person who stabbed debra gulliver. her body was found at 21st and lehigh on a path in the park behind the school. police were directed to the area after another person reported being robbed by two men inside the park. investigators into not have a description of the suspect. philadelphia district attorney seth williams is back in federal court for more testimony in his corruption trial. this morning the deputy police commissioner, joe sullivan took the stand. vernon odem is live in center city with more on what he told the jury. >> reporter: the deputy police commissioner had an explosive story to tell saying he responded to seth williams request to aid a constituent as seth williams described it but became suspicious of muhammad
ali and seth williams. the first witness, joe as you s, the chief inspector back in 2012 in charge of the homeland security detail including philadelphia international airport. sullivan testified that district williams contacted him on behalf of a constituent, humid -- muhammad ali of feasterville. he said he was being racially profiled. sullivan testified he had an officer expedite his passage through airport security once and later he was invited to lunch with ali and williams at the union league where he made the same complaints. sullivan said he apply for global entry status. sullivan said he felt uncomfortable about the union league lunch. he told the court the fbi said stay away from ali and told seth
williams the same thing. he said he did give williams that warning. >> i know i fulfilled my responsibility to him. thanks to the relationship i have with the other federal agencies, the right information came to light. >> reporter: sarah what williams sullivan and ali did not know at the time muhammad ali was being investigated for international money laundering at the time. it never turned up any evidence against ali. delaware county investigators are looking for the cause of a row home fire. the flames broke out on the 1,000 block of harrison street in chester. firefighters believe the blaze started on the first floor of one home. neighboring houses stained smoke and water damage. the healthcare showdown
continues in the u.s. senate. republican aids say a revised version of the healthcare will be coming down today. several republicans have said they will not support the bill. gop can only afford to lose the support it would have republican senators and still pass the bill. senate majority mitch mcconnell has been pushing for a vote before the july 4th holiday. a project two years in the making is finally here at 6abc. you may have noticed our new set for the first time it's airing on "action news" at noon. it took two weeks to tear down the old one and two weeks to change it out and change all the lighting. it will enchance the experience for you at home. while the look has changed, we have not, we're still the same "action news" you have grown to know and trust. >> coming up at noon we're hearing from the juror involved
>> massive wildfires continue to burn out of control in the west forcing hundreds of families to evacuate. in utah nearly 1,000 firefighters are battling the largest active wildfire in the country. it's coomed more than 40,000 -- consumed more than 40,000-acres. triple digit heat and bone-dry terrain is helping the infernos. new insight into the deliberations bill cosby sex assault trial. 21-year-old juror bobby duggan spoke to abc news. he said the word tears and tensions as the jury deliberated for 52 hours. he felt cosby was guilty. >> can you say one particular strong point was made you think,
boy he is guilty. >> what he said himself, in the 2005 deposition, when they asking him when you use the word consent, he said i wouldn't use that word. i was like pretty much said it there yourself, man. >> duggan said he regrets the group could not reach a verdict. a black motorist killed by a police officer mother has reached a 3 million-dollar settlement. it avoids a drawn out process of a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from her son's death. he was killed by a saint anthony l. police officer. passengers flying over the
indian ocean their plane started to shake. the pilot asked everybody to pray. the flight had an engine issue about an hour into the flight passengers saw metal flying out of the engine and felt the shaking almost two hours while the pilot turned back to australia. despite the bumbley ride, the plane landed safely. coming up at noon, a popular social media app is sparking a privacy concern. air bag maker takata filed for ♪
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>> after a global air bag recall takata filed for bankruptcy. the company was brought down by defective air bag inflaters that exploded during the crash. it is connected to 16 dents and 180 injuries -- deaths and 180 injuries. most of the assets will be sold to a rival company in michigan. there are growing privacy concerns over a feature on snap chat critics are saying it makes it easier to stalk user. the snap map pinpoints where users are in the neighborhood and includes public snaps what is happening at the user's favorite venue. the company said location sharing is turn off by default and user must change their
setting to activate it. "action news" team out working on stories beginning at 4:00 p.m. >> reporter: coming up at 4 in what's the deal. experts are helping us break the paycheck to paycheck cycles, apps to bring in extra cash. and there's a woman who was told to leave her own apartment pool after her one piece swimsuit was deemed inappropriate. we'll show you the rest of the bathing suit that got her banned until she changed or covered up. it is the toddler tantrum that's going viral, not because of the meltdown, but because of the reaction to it. we'll talk about that. of course we'll see you at 4:00 p.m. looking good, sarah. >> it feels
>> david here with a be check of the accuweather forecast. we'll talk about the new digs in just a minute. beautiful out there. >> reporter: beautiful inside and outside. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry across the region and staying that way for most of the day. we have sky6 live hd and there's penns landing the battleship new jersey on the other side of the river. everybody is drenched in the sun. the temperature in philadelphia is 79 degrees, so it's warm, dewpoints, though, exceedingly low, 39. usually we have to get you up t6 or better to feel humid. winds out of the west at 12 miles per hour, the ocean temperature 61 degrees still cool. here the temperatures across the region. 75 in trenton. 75 in lancaster. there are missing spots because
there's maintenance issues on the national weather services side of things. 79 at the airport in ac. 78 in dover. 77 on the beach in cape may. not too shabby. you don't see a lot of cloud cover out there right now. there is additional cloud cover by pittsburgh that's popping up and we'll filter that in as we go through the afternoon, but still it will be bright and nice. in the lehigh valley sunny and comfortable today. low humidity obviously a high of 78. down the shore good day on the beach. low humidity, sun, 78 is the high, a few clouds rolling in later in the day. ocean temperature on the chilly side. 81 is the high in philadelphia. mostly sunny and pleasant, winds a little bit breezier as we go through the afternoon and evening. 8 to 16 miles per hour. future tracker 6 shows us tonight mainly dry conditions, but after 8:00 p.m., the lehigh valley in particular and the poconos could see a passing shower of most of us dry tonight
in the overnight hours, 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., a couple of sprinkles and showers could open up in the center portion of the region. it will be while you're asleep. in the overnight hours, mainly dry as you saw overnight clearing. 62 is the overnight low in philadelphia. some suburbs get into the 50s overnight and future tracker tomorrow shows you another chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. a few more of these tomorrow and hopefully wrapping those up in the evening hours. seven day, beautiful today, 81 degrees, comfortable. tomorrow not as warm, 77. a shower or thunderstorm. wednesday back to beautiful conditions again, 81 degrees, sunshine, low humidity another absolute winner. a bit more humid on thursday, sarah friday, heat and humidity build back in 90. 91 on saturday and 88 on sunday. thunderstorms possible. >> here we have, we're on the new set we've been rehearsing
here, we've been getting sneak peeks, it's beautiful gives us new ways to tell the stories on "action news." we have this beautiful big news set, but we'll be able to move around and show you video and again bring you stories in some new innovative ways. >> reporter: the weather center there's the weather board at the top of the half-hour. we have the big board the way we used to, the green scene and hind that weather wall, a bevy of new computers on how to gather and present information. the idea to be more effective in how we tell the news and the weather. it's been 8 years since we got a new set. we were due for an update. we love it it is bright and beautiful. we're still the same "action news," the station you've come to know and trust. we just look a little better. more from the news set in the next half-hour of "action
>> hello, again here some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30 p.m. the supreme court gives president trump a partial victory on his travel ban, but wants to hear the full case this coming fall. philadelphia police are piecing together clues in the beating and stabbing of a 33-year-old woman.
a chance meeting online helps investigators find a teenager missing and being held captive. we begin with breaking news from washington on his last day of the current session, the supreme court has partially reinstated the president trump administration travel ban from 6 largely muslim countries but wants the hear the full case. lana zack is in washington with the details. >> reporter: the administration is weighing in calling it a clear victory for our national security. others may disagree. is the president acting within his authority or violating the religious protection with the propose add travel ban that's the fundamental question the supreme court has been asked to resolve. today they said they will larry the case in the fall. the court announced that parts of the travel ban can takes place immediately.
the court will allow those with bona fide connections to the country to travel to the united states. it was hastily ruled out as one of the first major actions from the president trump administration. the rhetoric and tweets used to buttress the complaints by the opponents that it amounts for a travel ban against muslims. but the travel ban is not the only important case that the court is weighing in on. they i should a decision on the case regarding the rights of same-sex couples over turning the decision of the highest court in arkansas. now scowmtion -- same-sex couples will put both their names on the birth certificate. as all these cases go forward there is intense