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july 13 matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes is here. breaking news out of bucks county, there's a development in the search for four missing young men. what police are saying about a double homicide in philadelphia. >> get ready to take cover from intense heat. david murphy has a lot at our sweltering thursday. but first up, let's get to our breaking news, a major
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development in the search for four missing young men in bucks county. authorities say they have found the remains of one of them. >> the new information was announced just after midnight. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is outside the bucks county courthouse where a grand jury will convene to discuss the case. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, jennette. district attorney said the case is a homicide. the question is how many homicide are there. the investigation continues in solbury township. meanwhile, in doylestown we're hearing from sources that they've confirmed the parents of the person of interest have subpoenaed to appear before a bucks county grand jury this morning. late last night, district attorney matt weintrob announced human remains were recovered in a common ground on a 90-acre property in sole with -- solbury
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township. dean finocchiaro was identified. jimi tar patrick, and cosmo genardo is a person of interest. he was arrested for trying to sell tom meo's car to a mend for $500. the car was recovered at a garage that was owned by genardo. prosecutors sought a 5 million-dollar cash bail for him who has been a person of interest in the case. there were additional human remains found in the grave, so the d.a. the pains taking process will go on.
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>> we'll bring each and every one of these lost boys home to their families, one way or another. we will not rest until we do that. >> through their attorney, denardo this statement, as parents we sympathize with the parents of the missing young men and cooperating in every way possible with the investigation being conducted by law enforce him. this is a fast-moving story we'll bring you updates as we get them. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> a vigil was held at loyola university in maryland for jimmy patrick, fellow students gathered at the chapel for the vigil. >> we draw our hope and cold front from our spiritual prayer and jimmy patrick's family
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that's what they asked of us, when they notified us that he was missing, please pray for us. >> patrick recently completed his freshman year. >> stay with us as the investigation into the missing men in bucks county goes on at, and 6abc. and katherine will be doing the reports all morning from bucks county. >> we turn to accuweather and traffic. good morning, karen and david. >> reporter: it's such a sticky day object out there. >> reporter: a couple of serious issues out there. in the weather center we have a heat warning and advisory posted outside the warning area. across the region we're looking at heat index values from 99 up to 104, this is dangerous heat you will have to take it easy out there. satellite and radar showing you cloud cover sweeping through overnight, i think we'll start out with sun and winds up with a
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clouds and sun mix and eventually the showers and thunderstorms to the west could start popping. 80 degrees in philadelphia. 78 in wilmington, 74 in allentown. 77 in trenton. 75 in cape may. most of us with dewpoints in the 70s. it's oppressively humid and stays that way and gets hot. 94 degrees by noon. 3:00 p.m., 97 that's the high. we'll be holding the mid 90s by 7:00 p.m. with a chance of thunderstorms at any time after 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., they won't be everywhere at once, but where they hit it could be strong storms. an isolated chance of a spotty strong storm in the poconos. through most of the area we're into the bumped up level where it's yellow there's scattered storms possible enanything that hits could -- and anything that hits could produce strong winds.
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stormy tomorrow, karen, but better for the weekend. >> reporter: let's hit the roads early on the roads on a thursday. this is the schuylkill expressway approaching belmont, we have construction blocking the right lane, it should be clear shortly, we'll have delays approaching city avenue to gladwyn. you can see the area of red when you head the construction westbound on the schuylkill expressway approaching belmont heading toward gladwyn. construction blocking the right lane in. vine street expressway closed for construction once again, no traffic westbound or eastbound. this should be reopened within a half-hour and crews return tonight at 11:00 p.m. and shut the vine down. as we take a live look in police plymouth meeting, the blue route approaching mid county tolls, construction block be the right lane, see the cones set up. this should be clearing at
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5:00 a.m., a lot of construction clearing in a half-hour. a man may have been high on a drug when he allegedly killed a 57-year-old in a random attack the woman was beaten with a hammer and stabbed. robin wick was at home on north hill creek drive when the man broke in wednesday morning. her pregnant daughter was able to run out of the house and find a neighbor to help. the neighbor came face-to-face with the killer. >> i go to the door, the guy slams the door on my face, boom, i was trying to get into the house, it was terrifying. i hope he turns himself in. >> police say they know who the suspect is, but are still looking for him. investigators say a woman and teenage stepdaughter may have been killed because of mistaken identity. it happened after midnight on the 3000 block of lawrence street in philadelphia.
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they were in a borrowed car when two gunman pulled up and fired 20 rounds. the windows were tinted, so the gunman may have never seen who was inside. democratic candidate phil murphy must be liking his odds in the new jersey governor's race, he has twice the support of his republican opponent 53-26. the top priority for voters is addressing property taxes, new jersey has the highest in the country. >> 4:38 a.m., president trump arrived in paris overnight. the president and first lady are spending two days with french president emanuel mac >> president trump arriving in paris there are mounting
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questions about russia. donald trump junior under scrutiny for meeting with a russian lawyer. the president rose to his son's defense saying i think many people would have held that meeting. that show of support after donald junior offered his own explanation. >> in retroexpect i would have done it -- retrospech i would have done it different. have you ever met with other people from mush i can't? >> not in the context of a formalized meeting. this was a courtesy to an acquaintance. >> reporter: two leaders first
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encounter each other back in may at a nato summit in brussels where they shared this white knuckle grip. the president said it it was a moment of truth showing oafs not a pushover. trump will meet with president macron will hold a press conference. >> a new jersey woman said strange men keep coming to her home, find out what they want and why they think she is the one to give it to them. >> a boy sabers a -- saves a toddler's life. >> reporter: we are very warm out there, temperatures in the low 80s, upper 70s. the dewpoints as far as north as allentown we have oppressive
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humidity. stay with us, we've a break in the seven day, details coming up.
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look here, sky6 live hd across the center city skyline of philadelphia, i can tell you from personal experience just getting from the door to the car, you sweat even in a short period of time that's how hot it is out there. >> today is the day you've been talking about all week. >> reporter: a warm morning, hot afternoon and oppressive humidity. there may be storms, as well. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we're dry, sky6 live hd looking at the airport, a little hazy out there and feeling warm and muggy and continuing to build with the heat and humidity as we go through the morning and
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the afternoon. the temperature 80 degrees, that's the warmest start we've had so far. we're at 74. anything over 70 is oppressive and pretty much the entire region is there right now. wind out of the south/southwest at 5. the ocean temperature, 62. there's dry conditions in the morning and going in the afternoon and things start to change. the new model run this is the one from a few hours ago, there will be a new one in a half-hour, shows fairly spotty activity, where something does hit there's a chance of a gusty strong wind ahead it, and downpour and lightning. up to 11:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m. there's a possibility some of us see that. if you hear thunder take cover indoors on the lower floors. any storms would have a moderate
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chance of lightning and strong winds and downpours. the other part of the story is the temperature, 10:00 a.m., 90. 94 by noon. we're expecting a high around 92 at 3:00 p.m. spotty storms developing. high temperature across the region. 93 in allentown. 93 in trenton. the advisory for the heat is in effect here. several portions of the region have the heat warning. 97 in philadelphia. 95 in wilmington, down the shore, some relief, although muggy. what's it going to feel like today? absolutely oppressive. we have to take it easy with ourselves keep an eye on the neighbors, seek shade and if you don't have a air run the fan and open the window. it could be hot inside the car,
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don't forget the kids or the pets, seems that that happens every summer. seems like the storms could be severe in the afternoon and evening. tomorrow we are in the risk category we have scattered strong storms and more than isolated. 97 is today's high, 89 degrees on saturday, sunday, partly sunny nicer. saturday and sunday will be much better day, iapologize for this being one day off. hot and humid tomorrow, we have the spotty, we could take that off if you would, because we have incorrect information, today, hot and humid, 97. tomorrow, more like the mid 80s and the weekend looks nice. >> a north jersey woman said
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she has the same address as a massage and she is tired of men coming up and asking for a massage. she had 6 men showing up wanting massages and one became aggressive. >> he was coming in and trying to come into my kitchen. i said there's no hookers here you need to go away. >> she discovered her home has the same street number of a spa 2 1/2 miles away, the spa has a history of prosecution arrest. she hopes a new law cracking down on massage parlors will stop the men from coming had her house. 12-year-old reagan armstrong was walking back to a pool to grab his clothes. he saw a 3-year-old boy face
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down not moving. he jumped in the water and pulled him out, other hotel guests performed cpr until the ambulance arrived, the little boy is expected to be okay. right place right time. >> we have more news coming up on "action news," a rough landing for a plane that took off from philadelphia. >> why there may be more jobs available, but not necessarily better paying one. the morning business report is up ahead. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever.
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landing, it is 4:51 a.m., 80 degrees, feels like somebody threw a wet blanket over your head. >> it's going to be rough out there. let's head over to karen rogers who has traffic and pretty in pink this morning. good morning. karen. >> reporter: aren't you sweet. thank you so much. i wish we had pretty traffic to talk about. this is schuylkill expressway at city avenue, look how slow the traffic is at this early hour. we expect this to be clear by 5:00 a.m. the on going construction continues. we have construction blocking the right lane. schuylkill expressway westbound
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heading toward gladwyn. slow speeds, at best, 23 miles per hour, slower as you head the construction spot. slow between city avenue and gladwyn on the schuylkill expressway at this early hour. i-95 at the scutters falls bridge, the extra overnight construction is cleared, traffic is moving better on i-95. i-95 northbound is shut down at 141 in new castle. this should be clear by 5:00 p.m., until then you've got to stick to the detours instead of i-95 northbound use 295 northbound to 141 and get back to i-95 not what you want to do at this early hour. in water for the township we have a sinkhole blocking the white horse pike eastbound at atco avenue. scary moments at chicago midway international airport, a
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plane coming in from philadelphia skidded off the runway yesterday. you can see the tire marks on the grass where the plane went off the asphalt. chicago fire department responded to the scene and fortunately nobody was hurt. atlantic city casinos are back in the black, they took in $197 million that's almost inasmuch as as they did last year. adding online betting bumpedded up the house's take by 2%. a cyber security company uncovered an issue at verizon. verizon is saying no loss or theft of customer information has occurred, but verizon is urging customers to up date their opinion code. all stock indices saw
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increases on wednesday, this morning things are pointing to a higher open. despite solid gains in jobs numbers, higher paid baby boomers are retiring, but they are being replaced by lower paid workers. economist believe eventually wage growth will pick up, because businesses will have to pay up in order to attract and keep good works. habitat for humidity -- humanity has broken grounds in wilmington. the development known as home run will a-- hope run will allow local families to become first time homeowners. the construction is part of a larger effort to revise the east side community. >> it looks good. >> it does look great. still ahead on "action news," what's happening in the photo that made it go viral on social
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media. >> a look at the restoration of one of philadelphia's most famous statues.
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the picture has been shared 125,000 times on facebook. billy penn's makeover is complete from hat to feet atop city hall. it gets treated every ten years. officials say waterproofing work is being done on the dome. we'll be right back with more "action news."
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