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obama intervened in the strike. police in south jersey are investigating a drive-by shooting that left two people in the hospital. >> hundreds of runners are lacing up getting ready to fight the battle against prostate cancer in the gary pappa 5k run. >> happy father's day to all the dads out there. >> reporter: wasn't yesterday lovely it was chilly sitting in the shade with the breeze. today it will be nice and comfortable once again as we go live on sky 6. we won't see the wind, temperatures will be milder, the humidity levels will be nice and comfortable. that's the view overlooking the ben franklin bridge. you can see the sun starting to climb and temperatures are starting to rise. 60 degrees in philadelphia. trenton, 56. allentown, a cooler 53. poconos dropping into the 40s, you're starting to rebound.
it was a chilly start. 53 degrees, wilmington, 55 and dover 58 degrees. for the most part yesterday was mostly sunny. during the afternoon we had a couple of clouds starting to bubble up north and west of the city. this morning we're left with clear conditions. mostly sunny skies throughout the morning. it is expected, if you have a tee time we have a slight breeze but not close to what we were dealing with yesterday. sunny skies by 9:00 a.m., 68 degrees, temperatures slowing climb into the 80s. we'll top out to 82 degrees with comfortable humidity levels. the humidity comes back tomorrow, tuesday will feel horrible with humidity through the roof. it's hoverrable with consecutive days in the 90s we'll be talking thunderstorms out there, as well. >> septa's regional rail is running this morning, president obama intervened to get the
commuter trains back on track. the action cam was in nicetown where the trains were up and moving. the president has the power to step in for federal law which regulates railroad disputes now all the workers are back to work. >> reporter: nearly 24 hours after the regional rail cars stopped running, the operators were coming off the picket line. president obama used the federal hand to push the transportation agencies and the union also back to the table. >> the sooner we can resolve problems and make compromise the better. >> reporter: the president created a three-member emergency board to mediate the dispute. 400 electrical workers and engineers went on strike saturday shutting down 13 train lines that carry thousands from philadelphia to the suburbs and
the airport and jersey. governor tom corbett requested the help. >> we'll comply with the mandates of the law, and we will be given the opportunity to present our best case to the presidential emergency board. >> reporter: blet engineers haven't had a pay increase in four years, the electricals workers five years. >> we have 7400 unionized employees, 7,000 of them have already accepted what we're offering the blet and the iebw. >> reporter: commuters without a ride and anticipating a travel mess monday morning are relieved. they are hoping that septa and the union also -- unions come to terms.re hoping that septa and president obama has the power to step in with a federal law that regulates railroad labor
disputes. septa has 240 days, the presidential emergency board will hear from both sides. it has 30 days to issue a report on how to resolve the dispute. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> another note about septa service, overnight i meant launched its expanded weekend service on the broad street subway and the market frankford el. riders will need valid passes tokens or exact change for their tickets. keep up with the latest on the septa situation with the 6abc news app you can get "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and google app stores. >> new this morning, a drive-by shooting in willingboro, new jersey sent two men to the hospital. investigators say it happen just after 2:00 a.m. in the unit block of earn shaw lane. one man was hit in the neck, the
other in the leg. both were taken to cooper university hospital. there's no word yet on their conditions nor a motive for the shooting. days after the iraqi city of mosul fell to stream i alsos -- extremists, thousands of men are volunteering to fight the radical group isis. he said his forces can defeat the insurgents. some elite iranian troops are in iraq, but iran denies it. president obama weighs any action for airstrikes. ukraine's president has been declared a national day of
mourning. pro russian separatists shot down a transport plane yesterday. none of the 49 troops on board survived. the deadliest incident to dade involve the ukrainian military. u.s. is lending support for their sovereignty. a boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he was hit by a car in south jersey. it happened ray long pine street in camden. the child ran into the street from between two parked cars. the driver stopped and remained on the scene. police say the case is under review, but they do not think any charges will be filed. this was the smoky scene at the springfield mall in delaware county as three cars went up in flames. one vehicle caught fire in the mall parking lot around 3:00 p.m.
the fire spread to two other vehicles. nobody was hurt, no word this morning on how that fire started. this weekend we've had yet another bear spotted in south jersey, this time in evesham burlington county. there were bear sightings this past week in winslow and waterford township. these new pictures were sent to us by an "action news" viewer yesterday. the 300-pound black bear turned up in marlton. neighbors reporting seeing it yesterday near darby court. police remind everyone to keep their garbage canals covered and do not feed the bear. if you see it call 911. it was a big send off for military men and women. 34 members of new jersey national guard were honored at this going party 2174 in west field gloucester county. the soldiers who deploy are part
of the 114 infantry battalion. they go with the expectation of a safe return. we have a new miss new jersey, sierra jones was crowned last night in ocean city. her platform, youth arts education. this year marks she'll go on to represent -- this year marks the 30th year of the miss new jersey pageant. >> the festival yesterday featured soccer matches on the big screen. schmidts piazza hosted the event. we'll take a look at new overall
technology at the world -- controversial technology at the world cup. the action cam was in new jersey as they kicked off the bike and walk-a-thon. for 26 years this community driven event has raised funds for people with disabilities and their families. the burlington township high school cheerleaders were there getting everyone into the spirit. happening today, the 12th annual gary pappa run to fight prostate cancer takes place at eakens oval at 8:30. hundreds of runners and walkers including a team from 6abc will take part to raise awareness and raise funds for process at a time health international. the group works with carnals experts torched new ways to stop process state cancer and provide treatment and screening for men who cannot afford it. a few college graduates in
florida have taken an unconventional approach to job hunting. >> plus, volunteers and others help fulfill a life-long dream for a north carolina woman with terminal cancer. in sports, the phillies have a new franchise record. >> reporter: the final sunday of spring looks bright and comfortable. don't get used to it. the muggies return as early as tomorrow and for the first time this year we see consecutive days in the 90s. i'll have the details from accu
>> it is 6:14 this sunday morning if you're just waking up, it is shaping up to be a gorgeous father's day sky6 live hd looking a the wilmington, delaware. the sun is out an everyone will be enjoying the beautiful day, including all the dads, they've earned it. >> reporter: this might be one of those perfect ten days. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. the weather looks fantastic this morning. we have clear conditions and low humidity leaves and pleasant temperatures. as a matter of fact it got chilly in areas. we had overnight lows in the 40s in the poconos and low 50s in the lehigh valley. now that the sun is up, the temperatures will rise a bit.
60 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 47 that's nice and low. the winds outs of the northwest at 8 miles per hour. pressure reading 30.11 inches. poconos 53. same number for allentown. there's our 60. millville, 57. on the boards in atlantic city, 59. trenton, 56 and beach haven 60 degrees, wind speeds a little windy in the poconos out of the west/northwest 16 miles per hour. everybody else seeing light wind speeds of 5 to 10 miles per hour. there will be a slight breeze out there this morning, but nothing close to what we saw yesterday, yesterday we had gusts as high as 25 to 30 miles per hour. during the day the winds will subside. by afternoon everything goes calm. the gary pappa runs at 8:00 a.m., 65 degrees in front of the art museum at eakens oval. 10:00 a.m., 72. perfect running conditions, low humidity levels looks really, really nice. the satellite and radar
composite shows just like yesterday not much of anything. we have high pressure right over top of us today. again with the high sitting over us, the winds we lacks the air tends to sink and that means a nice, enjoyable sunday for the delaware valley. that high will eventually give ground to this warm front. winds will shift out of the southwest. so we have almost a touch of fall this morning. that air mass retreats up into canada we tap into that southern heat arena humidity again. highs on monday top out at 88 degrees, give or take, tuesday we're in the 90s, you factor in the humidity it's going to feel hotter than that. kutztown 80 degrees, sunny skies not as breezy as yesterday. downingtown, 82. low humidity levels. very pleasant afternoon in glassboro. 81. sea isle city, 78. dover, 82. uv index is high on a scale of 1
to 11 we're expecting a 9. on the sand ocean temperature hovering around 67, 68 expect sunny conditions, nice comfortable afternoon highs on the water around 78 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 83 today, 88 tomorrow, here come the muggies, late in the day you'll notice the change. tuesday it will feel awful dispiewments in the 70s. -- dewpoints in the 70s. tuesday, 90, it will feel like 93. could be a pop-up thunderstorm. wednesday, 92. humid, pop-up thunderstorm. thursday, humid, 87. friday, 84. saturday, very comfortable, high of 83. >> university of south florida grads are doing all they can to handle a job check this out, they are hitting the pavement literally hoping for a big break. they are looking for a job there
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>> a new study volunteering believes it has a positive effect on their health. it makes people feel healthier and 94% say it improved their mood and helped them manage chronic illnesses. it helps better control stress and gave them a sense of purpose and helps them to take control over their health. >> such a touching story this morning. a north carolina woman diagnosed with terminal cancer got a life-long dream fulfilled. she and her husband renewed her wedding bands at the duke. chapel. a justice of the peace prided when they were married two years
ago. now her cancer is terminal. her flower girl was her dear. >> now i get to celebrate. it's such a special day. >> after they renewed their vows, the couple headed to the beach where family members say jessica wanted to put her feet in the sand and let the waves come over her. they are staking each day as it comes and boy did she look beautiful. "action news" continues in just a moment.
>> well, the phillies are hoping for another win this afternoon against the cubs. jeff skeverski has your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: jimmy rollins says he started to think about breaking the phillies all time record in spring training. his only wish is that he wanted to do it in front of you at home. jimmy rollins one hit shy of breaking mike schmidt's record. here it is, and schmidty comes running out of the dugout. he did it in 389 games quicker than the hall of famer and gets a standing "o". [ cheers and applause ] jimmy
rollins stands alone in team history. he has come a long way since his big league dreams started as a kid. >> the teacher said what are you going to do? i would say i'm going to be a baseball player. they would see that's fine, but it's a small percentage. i would say, i'm one of those in the small percent. it's awesome to accomplish what i have accomplished, but i'm not done, hopefully to bring another championship to the city. >> i said congratulations to him i'm glad you could break this record and i appreciate your friendship. >> schmidt strikes up a friendship with dom brown, he gives him advice and he comes up
and it is out of here. they are hanging around the playoff race. jimmy rollins said he wants to hang around here and if i finiss here, too. he said he would consider waiving his no trade clause if there was a fire sale. >> if everything was blown up, i would have to take that into consideration. fortunately i don't have to worry about that now, but if that time comes and that time goes maybe i move on. >> that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. >> is a japanese man is set to be certified as the world's oldest man following the death of a 1010-year-old american. the -- 110-year-old american.h
he passed away last sunday. he was born february 5, 1903. he is a retired school teacher. the world's oldest person is a 116-year-old woman also living in japan, makes you wonder if there's something in the food. >> something in the water there. >> good for had him. >> we have much more coming up just ahead. >> including a look at our top stories. we'll be right back.
>> happening this morning on "action news," septa's rail service has resumed with a new plan to mediate the worker's strike. president obama calls for action on glorm -- global warming during a commencement address. >> let's get a check on the weather we continue to win this weekend. >> reporter: that's right a weekend winner. the action cam is live in front of the art museum. getting ready for the start of the gary pappa run the 5k begins at 8:30. you couldn't ask for anything better we have comfortable humidity levels and pleasant temperatures. some locations are in the 50s,
an enjoyable morning. a little bit of cloud cover yesterday evening north and west of the city. it cleared out quickly. as we set it in motion we have clear skies from this point on. that's how it's going to stay from start to finish. looks like a nice sunday for the delaware valley. the gary pappa run temperatures will climb through the 60s to 72 degrees by 10:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m., 65 degrees, mostly sunny skies, shades of blue, low humidity levels and 10:00 a.m., 72 degrees, very comfortable, it's all going to change. today, mostly sunny skies, a beautiful day, a light gentle breeze out of the northwest. we get into monday, a warm front punches threw. it will be a nice-looking day, turning more humid, do you want in the upper 60s, 88 feeling like 90. that's the tip of the iceberg so to speak. we get into tuesday and
wednesday it will feel very summer-like with actual air temperatures in the 90s that will bring showers and storms. when i come back i'll have more on that, alicia. >> septa's regional rails are run again this morning because federal intervention. president obama created a mediation board to mediate the contract dispute. the first trains pulled out of the yards just before dawn this morning. the shutdown affecting 13 lines connecting city and suburbs and the airport line, as well. that order bans a new walkout for another 240 days and commuters hope that a settlement can be reached by that time. >> the sooner we resolve problems and make compromises to finish the strike the better. >> the rail workers unions want raises of 14 1/2 point over five
years, 3 percentage points more than septa has offered. keep up with the septa situation with the 6abc news app and our traffic maps will help you get out on the roads, as well. you can get "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and google app stores. a 13-year-old boy is in the york county prison charged as an adult with homicide. else accused of killing a 17-year-old boy. green shot the victim once in the chest as he sat in the parked car along east king street around midnight. no word on a possible motive. the so-called great marijuana debate took place this weekend at university of pennsylvania. anthony williams convened weighing the pros and cons for legalizing the drug for medical purposes in pennsylvania. there was input from the law
enforcement community. a scholarship is being created for the student who was killed by the security guard who pepper sprayed and tackled the gunman before he could hurt more people. one person was killed on june 5. the president issued a call to action on global warming while speaking to the graduates at the students of california. he said developing nations especially need help. >> we don't deal with this problem soon we'll be overwhelmed. these nations have some of the fastest rising levels of carbon pollution they will have to take
action to meet this challenge. they are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than we are. but they are waiting to see what does american do. >> the president announced the address of the 1 billion-dollar fund for the impact of extreme weather. several restaurants in the seattle area are reaching out to help families living with dementia. here's how. they are setting aside a day or two each month to become arlz -- alzheimers cafes. it's a time for people to get out and enjoy a good meal. >> we meet here once a month. so people living with dementia come, and we have a channels to hang out and socialize.
you can see the seattle alzheimers cafes are welcomeed places for people dealing with dementia. >> we know cats have nine lives, but this dog has two. she fell down a pipe shaft. it took three hours to get the pup out from behind the wall. she was reunited with her owner, but she is under the watchful eye of the vet as a precaution. hillary clinton ran into a familiar face at the was co-when supreme court justice sotomayor stopped by. she shipped in through the back to surprise clinton.
the two chat the for a bit, sotomayor said she was there to shop. >> a community in bucks county came together for flag day to support those who were injured defending old glory. the sounds of bagpipes kicked off the wounded his or her 5k this annual event brings out hundreds of people including the guy you saw there, the phillie phanatic to warminster community park to raise funds ascertain awareness. it provides services for wounded veterans and their families. receiving a high school diploma seems like a minor accomplishment compared to the physical journey for a teenager over the past four years. >> reporter: giannna marie blows a kiss to the photographer before she graduates at tacony
academy high school. but her major accomplishment is not graduating. this is. walking across the stage to receive her diploma. >> i was thinking about how far i came from where iftion four years ago -- i was four years ago. >> reporter: four years ago an out-of-control car pinned her against the wall, she lay in the coma for four days and lost her leg above the right knee and still wears a brace on her left leg. >> i practice and i want to therapy and i did everything so i could be able to walk across the stage. >> she has proven everybody wrong. >> reporter: she spent her freshman year at the children's hospital philadelphia and her sophomore year learning from home including visits from
teachers. >> i believe it may me a better person, i see everything from a different level. >> reporter: at chop she became a cheerleader for other patients and found her calling. >> i want to help people, i want to become a doctor. >> reporter: they have a graduation party planned in a week before she goes off to college in august. reporting in the northeast, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> and then to medical school. good for her. much more to come on "action news" this morning. in our crime fighters report local parents are trying to find their adult daughter who has been missing for two years now. >> thousands gather to help fight prostate cancer. new technology to be used in this year's world cup is causing controversy. >> the forecast and more is
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for father's day. perfect weather. >> reporter: they are going to have nice weather for that. when you're talking about comfortable humidity levels like this, it make for a delightful day. let's get you outside and show you what's going on around the delaware valley as we go to cape may, i believe. looks nice down there, right. you can seem the people throwing the poles in throwing the lines in. the chop not nearly as rough always yesterday. we're seeing seas of 2 to 3 feet. temperatures in the 60s and the light breeze out of the northwest. 60 degrees in philadelphia. trenton 56, allentown, 53. same number for the poconos. wilmington, 55. dover 58 and sea isle city, 60 degrees. as far as amount of moisture in the air, the dew points, it's a
nice dry, comfortable morning. anytime you're under 60 degrees you're doing fine. right now we're in the 40s. philadelphia 47, millville, 50. reading 49. watch how the numbers increase over the next couple of days. monday afternoon we're closing in on 70. that feel down right sticky on our scale here. 65 to 70. tuesday, tuesday night look at this some of the documents are in the 70s that feels just awful. it will feel like a steam bath come tuesday night. it will feel like you packed yop and moved to new orleans. maybe another 24 hours worth of this pleasant weather and it feels like summer over the next couple of days. as far as cloud cover high pressure in control sitting overwhelm top of us, that means clear conditions. the big weather is out here across the high plain states. we're looking at the water vapor imagery. you can see how the thunderstorms explode over the
last several hours. this system will continue to drift to the east and run that u.s./canadian border. the trailing warm front will push through that will increase the humidity levels and the temperatures over the next couple of days. today is a nice one, we have high pressure in control. winds out of the southwest it turns more humid and warmer with highs in the upper 80s and tuesday and wednesday, the actual air temperatures sit in the 90s. the poconos, mostly sunny skies, pleasant, 79 degrees. jersey shore, ocean temperature in the upper 60s. right there on the sand we'll get a sea breeze going. temperatures will top out in ine in the 6 70s. 8 degrees. lunchtime we're up to 77. 3:00 p.m., 82 and somewhere between 3:00 and 5:00 we'll top
out around 83. by 6:00 p.m. we're down to 680 with a mostly sunny sky. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 88 degrees for monday, 90 degrees for tuesday, you can see how the numbers continue to jump over the next couple of days. the humidity goes through the roof. wednesday is an uncomfortable day, 92, hazy, hot and humid, it will feel like 95 or 96 with the humidity. there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm both tuesday and wednesday. thursday no shot of rain, but it's sticky out there, high of 87. friday and saturday it feels much better out there, 84 and 83. not too bad enjoy today. >> take the dads out. it's a perfect day for a run, father's day, many families have traditions, but here's one, the gary pappa run, to fight prostate cans. you're looking at a -- prostate
cancer. it is 12 years for the event. it is five years since we lost gary. one of his mission was to educate everyone about prostate cancer. ali gorman has more on one man's story. >> reporter: the days often start early and end late for john bueler. he is the 4th generation of a well drilling family. 6 years ago at the age of 49 he never thought prostate cancer would have a role in his life. >> my cancer had spread outside of my prostate. >> reporter: to cheer him up from the long surgery to remove all the cancer. his sister gave him a canvas bag filled with gifts and covered
with encouraging messages. >> reporter: he thought he could help fight prostate cancer by telling more men about it. he spreads the world every chance he gets. for his efforts he and his surgeon were honored by the eagles. he is not shy about the value of the psa blood test. while experts debate its worth, he said it was the red flag that saved his life. >> that was the only warning sign i had. >> reporter: he hopes gary's legacy will save other men. >> we watched him all the time and loved the guy. >> reporter: we loved him and miss him. john and his family will be walking sunday morning and many from the "action news" team. the opening ceremonies are at 8:00 a.m., the run starts at 8:30, the walk is at 9.
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they is bringing together people who are impacted by heroin use. there are more than 3,000 members. group. a mother of 3 vanished two years ago and she hadn't been seen since. her family is coming to you with the hope of getting answers. here's rick williams with crime fighters report. >> reporter: bob and sue prima primavera are desperate torched their daughter sue. she was talking to a friend at the intersection of a and allegheny in philadelphia's kensington section. the family grew concern when the first holiday past with no contact from jill. >> her mother's birthday passed and we didn't hear from her. >> there are some leads, but
there's nothing definite yet. >> reporter: when asked how her 7, 5, and 2 1/2-year-old girls are handling it bob breaks down. jill is 5'5" about 140 pounds at the time of her disappearance she had blonde hair with red highlights. she has a couple of tattoos one of her right arm is a picture of jesus and on the back of her neck is a tattoo that says tina grandmom. >> reporter: the citizens crime commission is issuing a 2,500-dollar reward for information on the whereabouts of jill. >> pick up the phone call 215-546-tips, you remain anonymous and let's find jill so they have some type of closure in their lives. >> reporter: rick williams channel 6 "action news."
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>> new stoalg on display -- technology is on display for 2014 world cup a camera system that helps officials determine whether a goal is scored. >> while some believe goal line technology strays from tradition, others say it leaves no room for error. let's take a look at how it looks. >> reporter: in brazil considered by many to be the spiritual home of football, a line in the sand is set to be drawn in the next couple of weeks. no more will there be doubts whether or not a goal is scored, the 2014 world cup will go down as the first to use goal line
technology. >> goal line technology uses seven cameras at the goal. we have them mounded in half a circle around each goal and the cameras are high speed cameras they take up to 500 pictures a second. once the ball has crossed the goal line or the plain of the goal. there is a radio signal created and it sent to the referee. >> reporter: while they introduced the hawkeye system they fifa has opted for goal control. the crucial moment will involve these. every match official will be wearing one of they also special warms -- these special watches they will be told in less than a second where a goal has been scored. >> it's a bit late for world cup to be honest. i'm sure the technology can help the referees in determining
whether there's a goal or not. >> it's so simple it exists why don't you use it. now they are using it. >> reporter: but one of the major criticism also of using -- criticisms of using goal line technology it takes the professional game too far away from the games played in parks and beaches across the world. amanda davis, rio, brazil. >> you can catch the world cup on 6abc starting at 11:30. even if you're nowhere near a tv, you can catch all the action for free, use the watch abc app or watch espn app on your smart tone or tablet.
>> good morning, 7 can mean., june 15 -- 7:00 a.m., june 15th. nydia is off, i'm eva pilgrim along with alicia vitarelli. >> septa rail trains are back up and running after president obama intervenes in the workers' strike. >> police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left two people in the hospital. >> a live look from in front of the art museum as hundreds of runners are lacing up this morning. as you can see things are getting underway for the gary pappa 5k run to help fight the battle against prostate cancer. a lot of folks will be out there this morning. we have beautiful weather