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threats to children. >> it's football tonight but a possible teacher strike on monday. those stories next. ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> six times in several days, children in lower northeast philadelphia have been approached by a man behind the wheel of a car with an offer of
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money or a man was seen taking pictures of kids inside a school yard or a man committed a lude act. authorities are doing all they can to find this guy and with good reason. the big story is the desperate search for a man scaring school kids and terrifying their parents. trish, are pli police making headway? >> police are looking for the suspect. they say he's responsible for six incidents this week and they hope someone will catch him. >> i'm going to meet my twin daughters to tell them they have to go in way before the sun goes down. >> it's real scary, you know. >> many parents are keeping an even closer eye on their kids after hearing that there are six
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suspicious incidents involving children this week in northeast philadelphia. >> they asked the child to come to the car. she saw him and he was taking his zipper down. she fled. >> the suspect is a hispanic man in his 30s, black hair and facial hair. the incidents started tuesday, wednesday and thursday and three reported incidents within a 45 minute span this morning. in some cases girls were offered money in exchange for taking their picture. students say they saw a man taking pictures thursday. in another case the man offered cash for them to get in the back of their car. police have released a surveillance video of a black car they believe is involved. >> if you feel apprehensive, run
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away. >> one neighbor didn't want his face shown because the suspect is still out there, but he will be keeping a close watch. >> he's bold. that's what the community is about. we have to come together to catch this guy. >> police say in all of the cases, the children ran away and reported the incident to an adult. if you have information you are asked to contact the special victim's unit. trish hartman, channel6 "action news." >> thank you, trish. police in london are tracking down suspects involved in this morning's subway bombing. the blast caused panic with hundreds of passengers clawing to get off the train.
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tonight the terrorist threat in london is moved to critical. isis claimed responsibl responsr the bomb. right now, hurricane jose is giving stronger waves and rip currents at the jersey store. give it a few days and we could have tropical trouble. cecily tynan is tracking the path tonight. has there been any westward shift of the track that could cause problems? >> there hasn't, no shift to the west or east. the path has been consistent over the past 24 hours. the one change is that jose has gotten stronger, maximum sustained winds 80 miles per hour. if you look at the infrared satellite, this is a small, disorganized storm. that's good news. the latest track takes it northwest until sunday and makes the turn north up offshore from
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the eastern seaboard, the center of the track 200-miles off of the coast of new jersey. the cone could come closer, farther, best chance of making landfall would be tropical storm near nantucket. the strongest rain, the strongest winds remain offshore. the concern, the wave heights. they get the highest tuesday morning when jose makes its closest path to us. monday evening through wednesday morning, the height of it. rip currents, beach erosion a main concern, wind gusts 40 to 45 miles per hour. jim? >> thank you, cecily. we invite you to download our free "6abc" app alerting you to
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changes in the track of jose. you can view storm tracker radar on the "6abc" app. >> in florida, recovery from hurricane irma is progressing. under 2,000,000 are without power. they are making progress. governor rick scott asks floridians to watch out for their elderly neighbors following the death of eight senior wo died at a nursing home. monday could mean a strike. >> the high school rivalry was in full swing as the teams battled on the football field. family, friends and a grandfather posing with one of
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the football players, his grandson, gave you the idea of the tradition that goes on here. >> we should be going to school at the time we are supposed to. >> it's upsetting. i don't know why they can't come to an agreement. you shall do what you do because you love it, not for the money. >> among the issues, salary and benefits, class side, teacher student ratios and team teaching. >> teachers need to get what they need. nobody wants to go later in the school year. i have a senior. i want her to graduate on time. >> the union of 400 teachers and professional staff has offered to negotiate through the
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weekend. if there is a strike monday -- >> the strike will cut into our breaks and times off during the holidays when i'm with my family. >> it would be nice to have days off, but i wouldn't like to make it up either. >> the decision to close or not close will be made on sunday night by 8:00. >> i'm dann cuellar, channel6 "action news." >> authorities at temple university are trying to find out the circumstances following what appears to be a racially motivated incident. two african-american students found a banana placed on the handle of their dorm room door. police are on the case. lafayette officials confirm that the first 911 call about mccrae williams came about drinking.
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they are waiting for toxicology reports to determine if alcohol played a rol role. >> bill cosby's new retrial has been set. pennsylvania will miss making a payment for the first time because today the state ran out of cash. the legislative stalemate on how to cover a $2.2 billion budget hole has dragged on two months and won't be resolved until monday at the earliest. there won't be a governor shutdown now. governor wolf is taking short term steps to delay obligations to medicaid insurances and school districts.
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>> a $6.2 million fundraising campaign helped pay for scholarships and library. bishop dennis sullivan was there to do the honors. for students planning to attend high school in philadelphia, the convention center was the place to be tonight. it's the philly high school fair where 12,000 students and their families could learn about public, private, charter and catholic high school opportunities running 10:00 to 3:00 tomorrow. >> coming up tonight, hundreds of protesters take to the streets of st. louis after a white police officer is acquitted of killing a black driver. and a judge rules if the trump administration can punish sanctuary cities by withholding grant money. >> i'll let you know how long the warm air sticks around in
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the seven-day forecast. >> and high school huddle jusest minutes away. can you believe it? "action news" at 10:00, continues in just a minute. ♪ ♪ blj ♪
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>> protesters have taken to the streets of st. louis. the mass demonstrations follow the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man in 2011. the judge sided with stockily's defense that smith had a gun and threatened him. prosecutors insist the gun was planted in smith's car. the trial played out a short distance from ferguson missouri where michael brown was killed by a police officer in 2014. the u.s. government is analyzing yesterday's launch of a missile by north korea. it flew over japan's air space and landed in the pacific ocean. north korea is nearing the goal of equal librium in military
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force with the united states. >> a federal judge handed protesters a victory over the immigration policy. jeff sessions and the justice department can't withhold grant money as threatened. chicago compared it to blackmail and sued. equifax announced two of its top executives are leaving immediately in the wake of a cyber breach affecting 143,000,000 americans. they both say they are retiring. > it was actually planned out this way. cause for both celebration and
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tears this morning at the california jet propulsion laboratory. it orbited the second largest planet look at the gas giant's famous rings. during 13 years of exploration, its biggest breakthrough was discovering water on two of san saturn's moons that could conceivably harbor life. >> microscopic life. >> that's how it started here. >> warm and humid tonight through the weekend. let's go live on sky 6. looking at the ben franklin bridge, this is posted on the facebook page, the sun getting ready to set on the last weekend
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of summer. the weekend is going to feel like summer. both days temperatures feel like the low to mid 80s. on the humid side with dewpoints in the 60s. tomorrow, 84-degrees and sunday, 83 with isolated skies. right now, temperatures very mild, 74 in philadelphia, allentown, 70. cape may 72. trenton 72 and wilmington 70. satellite and radar showing we have clouds bubbling up in the afternoon. burlington county and lehigh valley but once the sun sets you can see the atmosphere settles down and the clouds and showers disappear. tomorrow, we start the day with sunshine, building clouds in the afternoon and temperatures on the mild side, philadelphia 84. allentown 82. wilmington 83.
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cape may boardwalk 78. rip currents thanks to jose. there is pretty good consensus keeping the track of the storm out to sea up the eastern seaboard, close to nantucket. what this means, the heavy rain, high winds from the storm would remain off the coast. the main concern to our region. as we know, tropical isples, the tracks can change as we head to the weekend. jose is not the only act in the atlantic basin. we have one tropical wave. tropical depression 14 good chance of becoming tropical storm lee. we track them across the atlantic. the seven-day forecast, nice weekend as long as you like summer warmth and humidity. 84 tomorrow. 83 sunday.
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monday, sun increasing clouds with a high of 80. tuesday, when jose makes the closest path to us, breezy, mivote.orgly cloudy, 77-degrees. behind the air, sunshine by the afternoon. dry start to rosh hashanah. thee ymc relived their prom. they danced to their favorite tune in the gymnasium with refreshments. to be in the spirit you had to be over the age of 55. ♪ ♪
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tonight. >> hawkin's watch, game 35. can the red hot rooky do it again in he did not. the a's have their own ace. in august, he's almost hot as os kins. head held high in spite of the fact that he went 0 for 2. hoskins streak has been snapped fell to the royal, 4-3. 22 game winning streak is over. i realize every game is important. no way sunday isn't a bit more special as doug pederson faces his mentor andy reed. >> you get more tunnel vision,
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more focused, i think. it will be exciting. it will be fun. i know the emotions will be flying high. i'll keep him in check. it's a great atmosphere to play ball sunday. >> temple under the lights. owls running circles around umass. jennings gai the owls the lead. temple looking to seal the teal. owls hang on to win 29-21. a win is a win. 2-1, the big thing was going 1-0. the kids played hard. it was one of the best pregames. the kids were dialed in and juiced up.
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we have high school friday football coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you, jamie. the camden county police officers hosted a party tonight. food and dancing were part of the ongoing efforts to build bridges with the community. the police department wants to bond with the people they serve. ♪ ♪ we sip, we peel, -and we slide! -whoo!
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got -- no -- you see what those things are? do you know what they are? they are emergency call boxes. they are over. pennsylvania turnpike, they have been here a long time. in the days of cellphone it is ancellphones andwireless, they , over a thousand of them. they were used 172 times last year. >> high school huddle next on channel6 followed by "jimmy kimmel live" and "nightline." "action news" continues at 4:00 a.m. with gary hall and chris sowers. is that right? 5:00 a.m. for cecily tynan, jamie apody, the entire news team, i'm jim gardner. have a great night and weekend. ♪ ♪


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