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is inundated with thousands of gallons of water from a broken water main. >> the big story on "action news" is the murder of a 43-year-old man during a road rage incident. the driver died after being shot several times while the passenger is in the hospital tonight. kenneth moten is on the scene. >> reporter: walter this sparked on the stretch of the outer boulevard labels -- lanes. police blocked off the intersection at 5th and the bull -- boulevard. shots were fired striking the man and woman inside. >> people who heard the commotion didn't want to show their faces on camera because of
the potential danger. investigators say a large motor cycle group was traveling on the boulevard when there was a road rage incident. the officers say they watched a motorcycle i also, possibly the gunman take off on his bike down 5th street. the couple in the car was taken to temple university hospital where the 43-year-old man died frizz injuries. >> i think the -- from his injuries. >> i think bikers deserve the same rights as cars. when they don't get those rights they become more aggressive. >> reporter: homicide has taken over the case, but no charges yet, that 31-year-old female victim is listed in stable condition at temple. reporting live in the feltonville section. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that report. we have breaking news out of las vegas nevada where abc news is
reporting where two police officers were targeted and shot by two suspects. witnesses say a man and woman walked into a pizza parlor and shot them. one suspect allegedly yelled this is a revolution and ran to the nearby wal-mart. the gunman shot a customer and turned the guns on themselves. "world news" with david muir will have more on the breaking story following this news cast. median trails trace remains in -- tracy morgan remains in critical condition following an accident on the new jersey turnpike. a spokesperson for the morgan family said the comedian suffered multiple broken bones and underway surgery on his leg. else more responsive, but likely will be hospitalized for several weeks. his family thanked fans for their overwhelming love and
support. as for the investigation, walmart driver kevin roper may have dosed and hit them. comedian james mcnair one of morgan's closest friends did not survive. his limo driver described what happened. >> it felt like an explosion. i remember the impact and the vehicle going by and i climbed around and i heard tracy screaming for help. >> reporter: roper is charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault. he was released after posting $50,000 bond. you can find more on the story 6abc app.
you can get "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and google app stores. >> >> police are looking for a missing man, this is leroy hurley, he has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. if you have any information about this case, contact police. philadelphia water department is working to repair a broken water main in brewy town tonight. thousands of gallons gushed creating a mess. amy buckman was there and has more. >> reporter: this was the scene at 27th and master streets around midnight last night. wawrmt rushing out -- water rushing out of a 36-inch mariner and running like a river. >> it looked like a waterfall. >> water was going, i didn't think it was that bad and now i see all the water is gone, it's really that balanced. >> reporter: the good news for residents in the brewerytown neighborhood it wasn't the pipe
that brought water to their houses, but service was interrupted. but carmen rivera showed us the mess left behind in the basement. thousands of dollars of invent to invent -- ory was ruined. >> water was everywhere in our basement. we didn't know where the water was coming from. we came up at the end of the block driving our car, it was like an ocean. >> reporter: once the water receded this was the careen, a hole in the road about the size of two cars. the water department blocked off the intersection with concrete barriers and caution tape. the route 7 bus is detoured and a number of school buss will face detours. how long will the intersection look like this? the water department will only say for a while.
>> turning to the weather hopefully you enjoyed the weekend, because changes are 0 on the way. it was a perfect day for a stroll in rittenhouse square or working on your swing with your grandfather. there it is. okay, like the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. melissa magee live outside on the patio with the details from accuweather. >> reporter: hi, sarah we have changes on the way. hopefully over the weekend you had a chance to enjoy the outdoors. we have sun and clouds. philadelphia, 82. trenton, 80. up in the poconos, 74. but we have a seemple wind developing -- southeasterly wind developing ahead of a disturbance we're tracking. in beach haven and sea isle temperatures 70s degrees. as we look at satellite and radar, you can see in the zoomed in picture, sun gave way to a
filtered sunshine and now we have clouds and there's more moisture to come. storm tracker 6 live showing you moisture that's pressing up to the north and west it will eventually bypass our region for most of the tonight but there's another round of precipitation that moves in overnight. here's what to expect. we have an unsettled week ahead. the warmth will continue, it will turn more humid tomorrow. with the threat of the humidity on the way there's a threat of showers and storms as early as tomorrow morning. we'll take a closer look at that with the accuweather forecast. >> thank you melissa we'll talk to you in a bit. >> construction work to expand a stretch of interstate i-95 a 2 million-dollar project will -- 212 million-dollar broj will rebuilt lanes between girard and
allegheny. crews are doing projects on i-95 snl the as you remember of 2018. a long awaited celebration in delaware county in honor of a group of responders back in their own home. >> it's a chance of a lifetime of young football players who dream to play on sunday. we'll take you to doylestown. >> jeff skeverski has phillies, and nascar in the poconos and >> jeff skeverski has phillies, and nascar in the poconos and sports returns with a wet week
>> three camden women are homeless after a shooting victim drove into their house, this is the scene on the 700 block of sycamore street. the driver was shot multiple times and drove into the home. the man in his 20s turned up later at cooper university hospital. he is in critical condition. a main line medic station
is back in service tonight. it was closed because of a fire. the effort helped to resuscitate the correspond -- corps of lower merion and nar beth. today the mood was much more festive. >> came back strong than ever, we wanted to let our community know we're back and here to serve them and celebrate our return to our station. >> bryn mawr hospital presented the corps with a thousand dollar check. after 36 years after a firefighter a firefighter hangs up his helmet for the last time. the wilmington fire department handle the chief. the department sendsment chief off in iraq culls -- in ruckus
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>> pretty cool. >> jeff here now with sports, highlights for the phillies, they are not the worst team in baseball, right. >> reporter: phillies on pace for close to 100 losses. the phillies have had more success against the reds than any other team. this weekend in cincinnati, the perfect trip to turn around the phils worst start since terry from francona was their manager. hernandez to third dom brown out at home. third time in two days they recorded an out at home. 2-run score. phils fall behind 2-1. next batter. billy hamilton. gone, 2-run shot, phils down
4-1. they can not get anything going against bailey marlin byrds strikes out. phillies lost 8 of 9. they have the second worst record in baseball there's nothing to see here at least right now. after winning the last two races including dover, jimmy john son may be the favorite coming into the poconos 400. >> drivers start your engine! >> reporter: well, maybe not start so fast, jimmy johnson jumps out on pit row and slams into marcus ambrose. he has to back up. johnson finishes 6th. kent finishes 25th falls
second in the standing. dailydale earnhardt junior takee lead and win his his first-ever race in the poconos. the air-conditioning is back on in san antonio the spurs think the heat will be back on their game tonight in game two. labron james is expected to start as they try to even the series at 1-1. him. >> you have to face adversity and come back from any kind of situation. they proved that over the years, that's why we have to stay phoning culled they are very capable of coming back and win in our place. >> spurs with won 8 straight playoff games at home. coverage starts in an hour, if you're not at home, you can watch the game by downloading the abc app to your phone or ipad. the men's french open
belongs to, you guessed it to raphael nadal. look how emotional he gets, he is crying, he has 14 grand slam titles. only roger, if he woulder are has more. finally what some fans will do to catch or attempt to catch a souvenir at a baseball game in lehigh valley last night. check out this on the iron pigs, foul ball, a fan comes down and films over the railing and knock -- flips over the railing and knocks the pirate player in the head. his wife is mortified. >> he was in the zone. >> thanks, jeff.
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weeks after same-sex marriage became legal in pennsylvania. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist melissa magee a beautiful day-park forecast for the parade. >> reporter: a nice day for a parade. we had nice conditions three straight weekends in a row where temperatures were comfortable and lots of sunshine. all that is changing. storm tracker 6 live showing it is quiet for the most parlt you look out to the, partly, but you look out to the west, we have light rain. we're tracking a disturbance that will move on off to the north and east. it will dissipate, but overnight we're tracking another round of moisture. in penns landing, we're looking at moshulu a lot of people enjoying conditions overhead. we did have sun earlier today. sun giving way to mostly cloudy sky currently. the high today in philadelphia climbed up to 84 degrees.
outside this evening. 82 in the city. a pair of 7s in dover. a south/southeasterly wind from beach haven to sea isle city. the temperatures holding in the 70s. as you look at the dew points that's a level of how much moisture is in the at. whether we talk about dew points that let's you know how humid it feels. today no concerns, dew points in the lower 50s. that will change always early as tomorrow. -- as early as tomorrow. take a look at the dewpoint scale, 60 to 65 range meaning you'll notice the humidity overnight tonight ant into monday. satellite and radar shows you the clouds starting to fill in from new england all the way down to the mid atlantic region. this is what we're tracking a cluster of showers and storms. theythere's a light risk for see weather in western pennsylvania it stays well away from our
region this evening, always this moisture bypasses us and moves to the north an east. another round of moisture moves in later on tonight. 11:00 p.m. this model is indicating it's mostly cloudy. rest of the city, showers could be popping up. in the overnight hours we have showers to contend with. when you wake up tomorrow morning, make sure you have the wet weather gear close to you. 6:00 a.m. we'll be in and out of the showers, not everybody will find the activity, but it will be an active day especially in the late morning hours and afternoon hours. here's the call from accuweather, mostly cloudy showers around after midnight. 62 in the suburbs, 64 in center city. tomorrow it is marking the beginning of an unsettled pattern. humid tomorrow, high of 80 degrees. tuesday, a high temperature of 83. we do have to allow still for a thunderstorm popping up, but i think the most active day looks to be on monday.
wednesday with sun a shower around, wednesday looks to be mostly dry, a high of 81. on thursday, friday and even into the start of next weekend we're stuck in the clouds with the threat of showers around. so we have changes on the way tomorrow, guys. >> not so nice. >> thousands gathered to celebrate african-american culture and history. this event features vendors from all around the world. this is the largest african street festival in the county. >> reporter: "world news" is next. "action news" continues at 11:00 p.m. >> for jeff skeverski, melissa magee, sarah bloomquist and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. we'll see you back here at 11:00 p.m. for after the game.
welcome to "world news." tonight, the breaking news. the deadly shooting spree in las vegas. at a busy shopping center, reports of a pizza shop, then a walmart. officers targeted. investigators on the scene right now. the severe weather hitting tonight. several reported tornadoes touching down near denver this sunday alone. the pictures coming in. and this from new mexico. the swirling storm, all part of a system bringing heavy rain and fierce winds. caged. new details tonight about bowe bergdahl's captivity. kept locked in a cage by the taliban. why he's not ready to talk to his parents. and our team in qatar tonight, in the luxury neighborhood where those taliban detainees are now living. brian ross, knocking on the door of the taliban. what he found. and, the belmont backlash tonight. the cinderella story with the stunning final chapter.