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deadly accident in goshen was not an accident at all. bianca robertson was shot in the head. crlchristie ileto has the story. >> that's right, bianca and this man in a red pickup truck were trying to merge into the same lane. it was the case of road rage that took a deadly turn. >> a man in the red pickup truck pulled out a gun and shot her in the head killing her. >> 18-year-old bianca robertson was on the other end of the barrel. her car crashed and now there is a manhunt for her killer. >> they were jostling for position and this man took it to a degree uncon schennable. >> surveillance camera show her
and the driver of the red pickup truck having an altercation moments before she went spinning out of control. >> she was a good girl. honor roll student. looking forward to going to college. >> rodney roberson says the news has not sunk in. >> i hope it's not bianca. >> that was the thought of her grandmother. >> she saw the police and had this crazy feeling. >> people were at the house to notify bianca's family that she died on the scene. >> she's so young. to go through that by herself, she had to be scared. >> she was going to jacksonville in two weeks for orientation with the goal of solving cases for the fbi. authorities have this message
for her murderer. >> turn yourself in now. you are making it worse for yourself and this young lady's family. >> police spent the evening passing out flyers looking for the driver of the red truck believed to be a chevy. he was last seen heading westbound on paoli pike. anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. jim? >> terrible situation. thank you, christie. this was seth william's walk to his destiny. williams walking to federal court ready to spring a surprise on the city that elected him first african-american district attorney.
seth williams entered a plea bargain that could see him go to jail five years. he pled guilty to a single count of corruption after weeks of testimony about 10s of thousands of dollars of gifts showered on williams in exchange for legal favors. the city dropped 28 charges by williams said he was guilty of all of them. the judge didn't trust him to return on his own, sent him to jail. >> mr. williams asked me to express to you and to the public his sincerest apologies, not only his supporters and voters of philadelphia, but to the hard working men and women of the district attorney's office. >> reporter john rolands is outside the federal detention
center where williams is now incarcerated. we heard from members of the jury today. >> we did. they were surprised as anyone else about if abrupt change of mr. williams coming in on a plea detail. evidence against him was mounting but at least one man hoped to hear from the defense. >> while the jurors heard only one side, they say the evidence was accumulating. >> i was more on the guilty side. a lot of the evidence that we have been presented so far was not so great for mr. williams. >> i think the evidence that was given, i think seth williams, in my opinion, was a guilty man. >> the mayor's reaction to williams admitting in court that he was corrupt? >> i'm glad it's behind us. these things happen.
>> the fact that he went from chief law enforcement officer to federal prisoner, doesn't get much more stunning than that. >> seth worked for lynn abrahams. he was a party guy, lady's man, not serious about being a prosecutor. >> with williams gone, what now? first assistant kathleen martin has been running the office since williams surrendered his law license earlier in the year. asked if they would like to stay on until a new d.a. takes office in january? >> i am proud of the work i have done and will continue if asked. >> martin appointed by williams joined the office in 2015. there is the school of thought that the judges might want to go outside current staff. we asked abrahams if she would
consider the role? >> if someone said to me we need someone to right the ship for six months, would you do it? i would do it in a heartbeat and do it for free. >> abraham is in private practice. she was d.a. prior to seth williams, until 2010. chef ishe is not asking for thef interim, we asked, but she would do it as her civic duty. >> in november, voters will elect william's replacement. tonight in philadelphia, hundreds walked in hopes of making the streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists. the vision zero alliance organized the walk in center city in memory of peter who was killed earlier this month when
he was hit by a car on jfk boulevard. they hope walks like this will encourage the city to make changes to protect everyone. the streak in thee weather department has been snapped by heat and humidity. tomorrow, into the 90s. cecily tynan here with the first look at the accuweather forecast headed into the holiday weekend. >> three days of temperatures below average, high in the low 8 0s, low humidity 40s and 50s. today shot up to 88, two degrees above normal, a shock to the system after the past three days. dewpoints climbinged out of the 40s, out of the 50s, holding at 61. the dewpoint will increase for the weekend. future tracker showing tomorrow the heat is on. by 3:00, it feels like 92.
saturday, humidity increasing dewpoints in the 70s. combine that with the temperature, 96 by 4:00. saturday afternoon, saturday evening is the prime time for storms. we look at the poconos in the full forecast. jim? >> a geyser erupted from underground in king of prussia today. awe qua pennsylvania pennsylvans have been replacing lines nearby and when they hit a line connected to it, it broke. the line connects to an abandoned building, so no customers lost service. it took an hour to tamp down at 8th avenue and moore road. >> on swarth more college officers caught up with suspects
in a darby home invasion. they crashed their car and took off running. one of the suspects was taken into custody in front of the college bookstore on south chester road. police think a string of female bandits in darby are behind holdups in philadelphia over the last week and a half. police believe the two are working with two men. they released surveillance video in hope of generating tips. >> the trump travel ban went into effect tonight at 6:00. for 90 days, people from six countries can't enter the u.s. unless they have relationships with family. >> >> a tweet by president trump
this morning caused an uproar dominating the conversation in and out of washington. trump took off of nbc reporter mika pr brezinsky. monica malpass has the story. >> dozens of republicans are lashing out at the president including pat toomey calling the rant damaging to the gop agenda. it's maddeningly frustrating. this is beneath the di dignity f the president of the united states. trump got mad about fake time magazine covers of himself. >> he tweeted why were they three nights. she was bleeding badly from a facelift.
i said no. >> he needs to change his ways to get his accomplishments through. >> i don't see that as an appropriate comment. we are trying to improve the tone and civility of the debate. this doesn't do that. >> nebraska senator tweeted, please stop. this isn't normal. >> your tweet was beneath the office. >> i think it's so blatantly sexist, i don't know if there is any question about it. >> first lady says when the president is attacked, he will punch back ten times later and that the american people like a fighter. >> i don't think it's a surprise to anyone that he fights fire with fire. >> it's not the first time he attacked a television personality. he was vicious toward megan
kelly after her questioning of him at a debate. >> in order to make the healthcare more palatable, theyy are using the money to increase subsidies for the poor. mitch mcconnell wants to come up with a revised plan by tomorrow so members can be ready for the vote after the july 4th recess. >> coming up, christie ilet govs christie is warning of a possible government shutdown. >> and venus williams in an accident and under investigation. painful statistics on health check. a report on how many americans are taking opioid pills. >> tonight it's muggy.
>>ed new jersey stat state govet is in danger of shuting down mitt night tomorrow night. >> christie says he won't sign the budget without the overhaul of the largest insurer. >> it's up to the speaker. >> senate president steve sweeney supports the overhaul. the senate has approved the measure. >> they are working late in the night of harrisburg to iron out
pennsylvania's budget with the friday deadline looming. tonight the governor and lawmakers say they have a deal and will vote on it tomorrow. the problem is they don't know how to pay for the $32 million spending plan, $800 million more than last year's budget. >> lawmakers need to make money to cover the shortfall, tax and gas drilling to selling liquor licenses to expanding gambling to borrowing the money. we now know 27 companies allowed to sell marijuana in pennsylvania, the state health department awarded permits for medical marijuana disprensries. three in philadelphia, two in montgomery county, bucks, delaware and northampton
counties. some may have three stores. state officials hope to begin to provide medication to patients by next year. >> a deadly crash involving tennis star venus williams is being investigated in florida. it appears she may be at fault. williams ran a light on june 9th, causing the collision. a 78-year-old man died in the crash. >> health check at 11:00 continues. opioid addiction is at an all time high and there is a 500% increase over the past six years. they found one in five patients filled at least one opioid prescription in 2015. the highest rates of addictions
were prescribed high dose short duration regiments. this was a big day for the camden fire department. they welcomed the newest graduates to the class. it consisted of 35 recruits from within the city. >> let's get the late word from accuweather and cecily tynan. >> our spring break is ending. the action cam looking at antioch, a great night for diningal fresco. you don't need a sweatshirt out and about. high temperatures across the nation, upper 80s today. across the plain states, temperatures in the 9 0s. that's the air mass moving our way. we have the threat of stormy weather over the holiday weekend. people ask about the barbeque and how this will effec affect . most of the weekend will be rain
free. the one chance of storms, saturday, 70% chance of scattered thunderstorms late in the day and evening. the rest of the weekend, 20% chance of storms. most of the weekend, we'll be rain free. it's going to be hot. let's talk about temperatures as we move to the weather wall, 78 in philadelphia. a lot warmer than this time last night. allentown, 79. wilmington, 77. trenton, 76. cape may, 69. satellite and radar showing high pressure off the southeast coast. typical heat pump. this is forcing the showers and thunderstorms to the north and west. you see this cluster across northwest pennsylvania. that should miss us to the north. tomorrow a rain free day, hot, muggy. 92-degrees in philadelphia. i want to say 72.
allentown, 91. cape may, this is the place temperatures are in the 70s. boardwalk in atlantic city, 79. oppressive humidity wise is saturday. humidity in the air, lots of clouds, a dirty sky saturday morning, a few hours of drizzle. i track a frontal boundary in the afternoon. this brings showers and thunderstorms. the latest models holding off later 6:00 reaching the coast later on at night. if you are on the shore saturday, during the day, no storms. thunderstorms at night, 79-degrees. sunday, partly sunny, 84. sunday, a nice beach day, 83-degrees. the ocean temperature, 64. i want to stress, there is a moderate risk of rip currents. be careful where and when the life guards are not on duty.
sunday, lower humidity, nice day, 80. monday, a high of 78. the exclusive accuweather forecast, 92 friday. 90 saturday. afternoon thunderstorms still hot, not as humid sunday. 91-degrees. the heat sticking around monday with a high of 90. tuesday, 88-degrees. warm, muggy, can't rule out the possibility of isolated thunderstorms. most of the region rain free. wednesday, trending down a bit. as we continue through the week, wednesday, 86. thursday, 85-degrees with sunshine, not a perfect holiday weekend but all in all nice. it will be hot. scattered storms. >> july 4th, it's supposed to be hot. >> a new place to enjoy the outdoors, the water is open in buck's county.
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question after question. he says it's his way of learning. ben simmons wants to learn too. he's hanging with coach brett brown. joel embiid is here as well running drills. joel embiid and simmons won't play. fultz will suit up monday in utah. what does he hope to learn? >> they have different playing and i want to be the best player i can be. iin order to do that, i have to learn the plays. i'm an unselfish player. there is no way to train but playing it. if i don't know something, i'm not hesitating to ask the questions. >> fulfillments and th fultz ans could meet hart now wearing number five. he ditched the number three he wore on the main line. >> i would love to say my number has a crazy meaning to it.
i love number three and corey brewer had it, so i had to scramble to get a new one. >> just pay him off. >> with too many centers, flyers reup jordan wheel to a two year extension. wheel was looking elsewhere but in the end staying put. the 25-year-old scored eight goals last season. >> goalie steve mason won't be back. he tells "6abc" time with the flyers is over. he was vocal about his i no longer live with
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>> coming off of their first sweep on the road in a year, can the phillies keep it going tomorrow in new york? they lost four of six to the mets. eli apple the corner for the new york football giants is back in voorhees hosting football camp along with logan ryan now playing for the titans. mike and harrell helping with the high school game. the ex-penn state player giving the seniors one lost shot to play in glassboro. >> finally, it seems like the number one topic of conversation surrounding the sixer number one pick -- food. how about that? markel fultz scored his first
philly cheese steak before the draft? how about this, the owner of larry's delivering a cheese steak to fultz hotel room last night. fultz giving them tons of publicity. >> as are we. >> going to larry steaks just after his pregame workout. >> that's what happens when you are number one. if you can't get to the orchestra, maybe the orchestra will come to you. ♪ ♪ >> the philadelphia orchestra performed a free concert at northeast high school, part of a neighborhood concert series sponsored by the william penn foundation. >> "jimmy kimmel live" live followed by "nightline." "action news" at 4:30 with pat o'donnell and karen rodgers for traffic. for the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. goodnight. ♪ ♪
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