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represent somewhat of a shower, very, very brief. frankford and passing through manayunk and southern portions of philadelphia county this should be swinging through very, very quickly at 30 miles per hour. may be you get 15 minutes worth of a shower that's about it. we're seeing clouds and visibility problems north and west of the city. allentown down to a half mile. everybody else in the one to five mile range north and west, south and east, looks like visibility are okay. temperature-wise it's warm and sticky. 71 in allentown. 74 in philadelphia. millville, 72. wilmington, 75. we had a lot of cloud cover yesterday a couple of a couple of scattered showers early that transitioned over to thunderstorms kept temperatures in the upper 70s. today with a decent amount of sunshine we'll add 10 degrees. 87 degrees sun and clouds, warmer, humidity levels will come down a little bit once we get past lunchtime.
funny thing on any normal day with the dewpoints in the mid 60s that would be considered humid, considering where we've had been over the last couple of weeks that will feel great this afternoon. the humidity levels creep up next week, thunderstorms on the way again, i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> folks, time, 531 if you're just waking up with us. two cousins, cosmo dinardo and sean kratz are in jail charged in the connection of killing four men. cosmo dinardo is charged with killing jimi patrick in newtown pennsylvania. days later he killed dean finocchiaro, tom meo and mark sturgis with sean kratz and burying them a mile away. >> we did find three young men
buried deep within the ground under an old oil tank that was converted into a cooker about 12 1/2 feet down. >> drugs played a role in the murders, both cosmo dinardo and kratz have prior run ins with the wall. jimi patrick's uncle spoke with us over the phone. he disputes the idea that his 19-year-old nephew was killed on a when i whim over a money disp. >> this is a plotted out chain of events. this is not something that happened because the drug deal went south. i don't believe the death penalty i would rather see him sitting in prison for the next 60 years. there's nothing worse than growing old in a cage. >> loyola university is planning a memorial mass when
students return in the fall. the president said as a community we're sad, angry and confused we'll grieve and support one another and surrounded jimmy's -- surround jimi's loved ones. bucks county assist district attorney said sean kratz will be held. >> it's typical where there are could defendants charged if they were dangerous to one or another, we would moved them to another prison to insure the safety of them and the other prisoners. >> prosecutors said they consulted with the family of the victims before making a deal with cosmo dinardo not to seek the death penalty against him. the community is invited to
gathering of healing at the garden of reflex in bucks county -- reflection in bucks county. flooding and downed trees in south jersey. >> reporter: this was the scene in sea isle city. folks waded knee deep. the paddleboarder had the right idea, but these guys had to be pushed out. the rising waters were no obstacle for the pizza delivery guy. this tree knocked down power lines and blocked the road for hours. nearby the two-plus inches of rain caused emily drive to front. the front yards of several homes were not shared, either. meanwhile, in bridgeton, crews worked late clearing a mudslide after part of north
pearl street flooded. this viewer photo shows cars that became submerged. we're told the drivers got out okay, but the cars had to be towed. >> we all went down to look, it was like three cars in five feet of water, all the way up to the windows, it was crazy. >> reporter: this part of north pearl street was closed for several hours, we're told crews will return to sure up the embankment to make sure this doesn't happen again. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> teacher in berks county is accused of having indecent contact with one of students. daniel horn burger surrendered to authorities. he has been a teacher for more than 25 years, he was charged with institutional sexual assault and corruption of minors. the investigation began in june when detectives say they learned about inappropriate communication between him and a 17-year-old girl. he was suspended from his job.
a man is wanted by pottstown police, he was accused of breaking into a home. the picture was captured by the residence surveillance system. if you know who the man is, call police. only "action news" was on the scene of a drug raid at a home on 28th street in grays ferry where police say they uncomped a heroin lab. investigators had to wear full haz/mat gear for fear that the drugs contain fentanyl which causes an overdose if it touches the skin. children were inside the home asked to be taken to the hospital as a precaution. 14 people have offered to replace seth williams as the interim district attorney following his guilty plea and corruption conviction last month. yesterday was the cut off to apply. among the prospective candidates
former d.a. lynn abraham and joe kahn. voters will elect a new d.a. that happens in november, coming up on "action news," saturday morning, it's becoming more common do look for items labeled no antibiotics. it turns out there's fine print you need to look out for. we have information in "healthcheck." let's take you live outside this morning, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse of the commodore barry bridge commodore barry bridge. meteorologist chris sowers helping you to plan your weekend, will it rain, will it be sunny? he'll let you know, "action news" saturday at 5:00 a.m. continues after this.
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with us, a family's 137 year tradition is shattered with three words it's a girl. david muir has the emotional reveal. >> reporter: the couple of south carolina after four generations of all boys, what were they having? >> one, two, three finally a girl. >> everybody thought she would be a boy, so it was a good surprise. >> when i saw the pink balloons come out of that box i had the largest smile on my face you
could possibly imagine. that's because it was 137 years since a baby girl was born in the family. >> every fiber of my being told me i was going to be having a baby boy. >> reporter: 7:51 p.m., june a 25th. carter. >> great seeing my dad holding my baby girl. carter louise has him wrapped around her finger. there was a surprise on highway 15 in hardyville, the billboard announcing to everyone it was a girl. >> oh, my gosh what have they done? because the billboard is so pink it's one of the cool gifts that someone could have, to see your brand new baby daughter on that billboard is very cool, very, very heartfelt. >> wow, that was the abc new
anchor david muir. 137-year-old tradition. she is going to be really spoiled. >> reporter: i was going to say my little niece when she was born, we're spoiling her like crazy? >> was she the first girl? >> reporter: no. will mother nature spoil us gray, that's the question. for the weekend she may spoil considering the weather we've had over the past couple of weeks, we'll see cooler temperatures and the humidity levels will drop down starting after lunch today and tomorrow. monday, the humidity starts to increase again and it feels lousy once again. welcome to july in the delaware valley. we've zoom into western camden county pushing into cherry hill here's haddonfield crossing over 42 very light stuff, very brief.
it last 5 to 10 minutes or so. keep this in the back of your mind if you're traveling. we have patchy fog left drenchig downpours, that's reducing the visibility a bit. be mindful of that, as well. 74 degrees, 69 in cuts town. quakertown -- kutztown.quakerto. newtown, 71. mid 70s south and east, as well. fortescue, 76. glassboro, 71. elmer, 71. tuckahoe, 74. cape may, not too 71 degrees. satellite and radar so we had an area of low pressure kind of swing through, now the atmosphere was very, very unstable yesterday all we needed was a trigger to get the storms flowing. that's what we had. the area of low pressure here triggered all the showers and storms now it is working out to sea. we don't have anything left
behind it. we're starting out with mostly cloudy skies, we'll see the increase in sun as the day wears on. this is the drier air right here this strip stretching from the mid atlantic into to the heart atlantic of the nation that will lower the dewpoints this afternoon. set it in motion, later this afternoon we're looking at temperatures to top out somewhere between let's say, 85 and 89 degrees depending on your location. i guess we're having problems with the temperature grid. what you would have saw here, temperatures in the mid to upper 80s today, a little bit warmer as we head into sunday. 85, 8 # -- 87 today generally speaking around the region. 87 to 90 tomorrow. philadelphia, 87. millville, 87. dover, 88. 84 in cape may. on the boards in atlantic city, 83 degrees. speaking of the boards in
atlantic city, let's head to the jersey shore. ac, 83. ocean city, 83 degrees. nice day in cape may, clouds and sun, 84. delaware beaches, 85. that's the general theme today, turning less humid and low risk for rip currents. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 87 degrees sun and clouds, sunny and hot tomorrow. back up to 90 degrees, humidity levels are comfortable, but that changes monday, humid, thunderstorms developing late, some of them on the stronger side. 88 degrees feeling like the low to mid 90s. tuesday, humid, spotty thunderstorms, 89. wednesday, thursday, friday, same idea all three days, hazy, hot and humid, high temperatures around 90 or higher. each and everyday there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms. yes, some of the storms every single day could be strong with gusty winds and drenching downpours and lots of lightning. >> not bad for the weekend. weekend looks good, mother
nature got the heat wave right. >> thank you so much. it's 5:45 a.m., tonight at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc you can watch the special flowing water revitalizing the ma majestic fountain at longwood gardens. >> i'm the luckiest person working on this story. >> reporter: from a production studio in the cal callowhill district. an hour long documentary that brings long wood to the screen. >> it's a design story and hark tech -- architect story. >> it was a great escape it was a place where he tinkered.
>> reporter: dupont brought the main garden to life in 1931. more than 80 years later it was due for a rebirth, a 90 million-dollar restoration that added a newrotto. the film takes viewers around the world to see what he saw. >> it is the perfect american thing he sees formal french gardens and italian gardens and he has his own american spin on it. >> glen and his team shot 100 hours of footage documenting the process from beginning to end. >> reporter: what was the most surprising part? >> the surprise is how beautiful the finish is.
>> new this morning two women who robbed an los angeles pharmacy got away bayous ago stun gun on the employee. -- by using a stun gun on an employee. one woman pulls out a stun gun and charges the employee who was chasing them. they stole makeup and other hygiene products. surveillance video captures the moment a stolen car hits a tree and flips before it lands on the roof. it happened in a quiet neighborhood in michigan. right after the crash, four suspects crawled out of the vehicle and took off, this morning police are searching for
the suspects. 5:50 a.m., one of the main concerns of giving antibiotic to food animals it might make people anti-- resistant to antiby on -- antibiotics. ali gorman has a closer look. >> reporter: restaurant owner looks to make sure the meet for the restaurant is locally produced and without antibiotics. research shows there's a connection between the overuse of antibiotic in food animals and drug resists -- resistant infections in people. >> we calculate that one in five people who got an antibiotic resistant infection got it from something they ate.
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 5:55 a.m., saturday morning, what a rough couple of days arpd -- around the delaware and lehigh valleys. this front was hanging back toward the north thursday afternoon. we know how hot and humid it was over the last few days, the atmosphere was very, very unstable. because the front moved so slowly, the northwestern suburbs saw this thursday, southern new jersey and delaware saw it yesterday. this is 3d we set it in motion for you, the idea was for this area here to see the severe weather, south jersey and delaware got hit pretty hard, lots of lightning strikes, and flooding damage. millville a lot of streets flooded. the cell that pushed through
south jersey, we had rotation reported with that. it pushed east into mays landing and brigantine. phoenixville, trees and wires down, west chester there was windows damaged and toms river we had a lightning strike at a gas tank that caused a great big explosion there. these are some of the gusts in egg harbor township, 55 miles per hour. millville, 58 miles per hour. newport, 50. and chester 58 miles per hour, today promises to be quieterrer quieterrer -- quieter with a combination of sun and clouds. take a look at this body camera video a freight train trying to move when an suv stuck under the train. the engineer was unaware that the accident happened. the police officer sprung into
action trying to get the train to stop. the driver and passenger left ie the car had minor injuries. a woman is facing reckless drive charges after she was caught towing her kid in a wagon hind her car. this is the picture of the three young women sitting with the plastic wagon. witnesses reported the incident as the woman drove around an oregon culled did -- cul-de-sac. when officers got to the scene she said she didn't understand what the big deal was. >> what could be the most expensive selfie. surveillance video shows a woman at the top right of the screen posing in front of the a pillar that was holding a sculpture. she lost her balance and that knocked over an entire row of
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you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, july 15. in the news, disturbing revelations from two cousins who now sit behind bars charged in the grisly murders of four men in bucks county. armed men force employees of a pizza store into a freezer they make off with the night's earnings. strong winds bring down trees and storms cause