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>> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, september 20, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." please in northeast pennsylvania may be closing on the man suspected of killing a pennsylvania state trooper last weekend. we'll have the latest. >> a man is seriously hurt after being hit by a car in south jersey overnight. a postal worker is recovering after being shot twice by a bb gun.
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let's get a check of the weather with chris sowers, looks like summer will make a comeback this weekend. >> reporter: it's perfect timing, it's the last weekend of summer and it should feel like summer. let's go live on sky 6. we have a quiet center city skyline. we have clouds moving in and winds shift out of the south at it is will get temperatures in the upper 70s. 60 degrees in the city. 52 in trenton, 59 in allentown, wilmington showing 59 a milder 66 down in dover. 68 in sea isle city, millville, cooler at 52. some locations there's a little bit of a visibility issue, patchy fog case in point, poconos down to 1.7 miles. trenton, 8. philadelphia, 9. millville, 5. if you're traveling be mindful you could see rapidly changing
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visibilities over the next couple of hours. satellite and radar shows cloud cover over the west of the city. we are seeing clouds in south jersey, morning clouds giving way to afternoon so, you know, a nice little breeze out of the southeast. lunchtime, 75. 5:00 p.m., 78 degrees about a degree or two above average. tomorrow we're way above average always temperatures skyrocket into the 80s. when i come back in just a bit i'll talk about the warmup on the way tomorrow and the big cool down on the way for monday. >> thanks chris. we have breaking news from northeastern pennsylvania there are reports that police may be closing in on accused cop killer eric frein who may be holed up in a home or cabin near his family's home in monroe county. police confirmed shots were fired in the area last night, but would not say whether they think they have cornered frein.
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investigators told residents in price and barrett township to lock their doors and keep away from windows, officers have blocked several roads in the area, frein is accused of gunning down state police corporal bryon dickson 8 days ago in blooming grove. a second trooper was wounded. the self-styled survivalist has been on the run ever since stay with us up to date with the new check it out in this ae anywhere. a man was hurt crossing the street at summerdale and stone gate road in gloucester township, cat den county. the victim was in the intersection when a car hit him and through him several yards down the road. the man is in cooper university
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hospital with a number of serious injuries. the driver stopped at the scene. there's no word on charges. also new, police are trying to determine if robbery was the motive behind a double shooting in the west oak lane section of philadelphia. the action cam was at the scene of the 7100 block of north 19th street. this is where police found a wounded man lying in the street at 10:3:50 last night. around the corner on the 1900 block of plymouth discreet officers found a second victim with the gunshot wound to the for -- forearm. there were no arrests. police are looking for whoever shot a postal worker with a bb gun. police think she was being targeted when she shot twice in the back. >> reporter: the 28-year-old postal worker left the hospital after being treated. she was limping after being shot in the knee and back with
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somebody with a bb gun. the postal worker delivering mail on 1600 block of christian. she was walking up to the door and felt something strike her back. reactionary she turns quickly and she felt the second one. the shot struck the mail bag. an investigator was told by a neighbor three other shots hit a home. >> we're going to knock on doors and see if there were any issues with anybody. this evening another postal work delivered the mail under the watchful arm of an armed postal police officer. bb guns are a major concern to residents in south and southwest philadelphia particularly because they look like weapons. councilmen said this incident shows this problem has no
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borders. >> it's a city-wide issue that needs to be addressed. >> reporter: some unscrupulous him or merchantses are selling them to children. council introduced legislation calling for harsher penalties for those stores selling to kids. in southwest detectives, i'm indiana channel 6 "action news." >> a philadelphia police are looking for a woman who held herself to money from a donation box. this surveillance video shows the woman who takes the donation box in mayor fair. it happened at crystal vision. not only is the money missing,
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but the suspect may have had a child with her. employees couldn't believe whatt they saw. >> she asked for the key to the bathroom and emptied the box. we enjoy helping others. a person like myself who has a heart, we think she should return the money. >> they use the donations for summer camps and thanksgiving baskets and gifts for the elderly at christmas. the man who killed 6 people will spend the rest of his life hind bars. his cousin and martin louis threw burning gas cans into a home to kill a federal witness,
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four children were in that fire. philadelphia district attorney is vowing to retry a form are police officer on theft charges. a subject declared a mistrial in the case against darrell gibson. the jury was able to reach unanimous verdict on any counts against gibson. rutgers university said a remark mass made about sandusky as a joke. according to a report quoting people in the athletic department she said to reach out and touch the donors of the program, but not to do it in the sandusky way. she apologized for rutgers fans
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wearing t-shirts that poked fun at the sandusky scandal. the taj said it is owed $1 million by trump. the taj is currently in bankruptcy proceedings. it was ranked last in earnings out of new jersey's 6 internet gambling operations. septa is letting riders sounds off about changing bus routes and efficiency of its trains and buses and trolleys. this is one of two public hearings being held at headquarters. the goal to improve service and make ridders happy. anybody who miss the the meeting
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can mail their comments. a highly contagious virus awning children has spread through half the country. that's not snow covering the streets but hail from a violent storm that wreaked havoc on parts of italy. >> reporter: it's warmer out there this weekend and we'll be dealing with a case of the muggies on .
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>> more breaking news this morning, the action cam is live on the scene in camden where two people were found stabbed less than an hour ago.amden where two it happened on the 2900 block of yorkship road at 4:00 had a. a woman in her 30s and her 17-year-old son were stabbed in the neck. two other children were taken to cooper for valuation, but were not hurt. police have taken a man into custody in connection with the stabbings, but no word on charges. a hail storm in italy was so intensity covered the streets. 50 people were hurt in the storm, farmers reported
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expensive damage to crops. goodness gracious looks like snow. >> reporter: that's a lot of hail. we don't have any weather to talk about, if you like sunshine and like quiet conditions you'll love this weekend. who doesn't look that, right? >> reporter: there's the view in atlantic city, just a gorgeous weather pattern we're moving into. we'll keep the sunshine going through the weekend into next week. there could be cloud cover out there this morning, but we'll see sun later on. 60 degrees in philadelphia, dewpoints have come up a little bit, still comfortable, the closer these two numbers get, the temperature and dewpoint, the closer these are the more moisture that accumulate in the atmosphere and you tend to get fog. there could visibility issues in the outlying areas this morning. winds are light at 3 miles per hour. upper 50s north and west, low to
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mid 60s south and west. millville the exception 52. trenton, 52, and wilmington, 61. we have low-level clouds starting to work in from the northwest. allentown, reading, lancaster reporting overcast conditions. same thing for philadelphia. trenton, mostly cloudy skies. the jersey shore seeing mostly clear conditions right now, but the winds are out of the south-southeast that's an ocean breeze that will load up the atmosphere over the next couple of hours, we expect morning clouds give way to afternoon sun as the winds begin to shift later on. you can see that clearly on future tracker. we'll see cloud cover across south jersey closer to the coast as the system passes on by. as we get rid of the morning cloud cover, most of us see a mixed sky. mainly cloudy east of the city,
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first thing tomorrow morning we'll have sunshine, that's the headliner of the weekend, what the skies will be. combination of sun and clouds all weekend long. nice and quiet for the lehigh valley and the poconos, we'll start out with mostly cloudy skies, 78 degrees in allentown, a little bit cooler in the mountains and atlantic city and most of the shore points you're starting out with mainly clear conditions, you'll see a mixture of sun and clouds with an ocean breeze, 74 degrees right there on the sand. if you are trying to get your tan on, winds will be out of the southeast on the beach. ten to 15 miles per hour, the waves will be rough, though, seas buildings 4 to 6 feet. there's a moderate risk for rip currents, if you're going to venture into the waters be careful there. uv index is on the moderate side. philadelphia, 79. the average is 77. a few degrees above normal. morning clouds giving way to afternoon sun, winds out of the
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southeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. we should reach 79 degrees around 3:00 p.m. a gradual increase in sunshine as the day wears on. partly cloudy skies overnight tonight, 55 in allentown and reading. 65 in the city. winds out of the southeast. tomorrow morning there could be patchy fog. the exclusive weather five day at 5:00. eagles taking on the redskins at the linc, mostly sunny, humidity, 84 degrees, it's the first time we've been in the 800s for quite sometime. as your honoree and nice for monday, 74. tuesday, sunny and nice for tuesday, 73 and it goes on and on. we could get showers on thursday, but if we don't get rain then, it's a very dry
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pattern for the next ten days. >> the fairmont water works is playing host to the first ever flow fest. the celebration of water on the schuylkill expressway. >> flow fest is for the love of water. >> reporter: and the flow fest is all about fostering love for the schuylkill river. >> you'll be able to see hear and touch. >> reporter: that means hands-on activity all designed using local water from the schuylkill. this is the splash oregon. >> our bodies are conductors if we touch the water we can make sounds. >> reporter: the artist used the piano scene from the movie big for an inspiration. i like that. festival goers can create a 6
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>> good saturday morning to you, it is now 5:51, 59 degrees outside. sky6 live hd taking a live look for us into wilmington, delaware this morning. in "healthcheck" there are confirmed cases of the unusual entrovirus 68 in 22 states. officials from the center of disease control say 160 lab confirmed cases of the respiratory illness have been reported. new jersey is among the newest states and there are possible cases in pennsylvania, and delaware. a new federal study said an
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antiaddiction drug pose as threat to young children. the drug is used to fight heroin and pain killer abuse. it's the most common implicated drug in hospitallations of children 6 and younger. it can cause life threatening breathing problems and death in children. the fall season begins on monday that means cold and flu season are right around the corner, there are healthy ways to avoid both this year. a lot of germs can be transferred from person to person just like breathing on each other. you can pass germs to orioles at school and work if you're contagious, if you cough cover your mouth or nose. cough into your elbow.
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don't be that house. do something about it. during blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale going on now. buy one, get a second at half price. blinds to go blinds for life. >> good saturday morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look right now into penns landing. it is 5:55, 59 degrees outside. a major hotel change is encouraging a campaign to leave guests for the made. marriott has platessed envelopes -- placed envelopes into 150 hotel rooms. the appropriate tip is 1 to $5 per night depending on room rates. 30% of guests don't tip the made. the next generation of iphone goes on sale today or it
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did yesterday. apple said it's breaking records with 4 million preorders in the first 24 hours doubling the previous record. if you're planning on getting one, nydia han tells you how to get the best deal when you trade in your old phone for a new one. >> reporter: with the new iphones on the market. the rush is on to sell old phones. >> some people might say you know what, i don't have the money for a new phone. actually you can get the money when you have an iphone that has a good resale value. if display is good, buttons are good. >> reporter: he gets quotes for iphone 5 and 5-s.
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gazelle offers $240 cash and amazon will give $283, but in the form of an amazon gift card. the highest offer came from apple itself. it's recycling program offers up to $310 on an apple gift card. >> you get the money right away, they handle all the billing and shipping and things like that, so the convenience is worth it. you can get more if you put it on craig's list or ebay. there you're dealing with the buyer, there's a chance of fraud. >> reporter: craig's list said it provides a number of tips to users to prevent fraud. including meeting the buyer in a public place. ebay said nothing is more important than a safe and secure shopping experience and it offers money-back guarantee and stands behind every transaction. gazelle said two weeks after
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your iphone launches. it loses 11% in value. make sure to reset it your phone and delete all your data. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> we have much more coming up on "action news" saturday morning, liam neeson returns to the big screen. this time else not only fighting the bad guys, but for them. a bride will get the wedding of her dreams thanks to the kindness of others after losing
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, september 20, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," shots are fired as police close in on the suspect in last week's deadly shooting of a pennsylvania state trooper. we'll have the latest details. two men are hurt after a boating accident on the the delaware river overnight. plus, thrills and chills as local police and fire officials would wowed the crowd with their skills and raised money for


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