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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon in the news
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a long awaited day for commuters the long awaited generation of patco trains. >> and anthrax samples were sent around the nation. what led to that mistake. and police just released new pictures that could help catch the man behind a sexual assault, the first look yet at a man wanted for attacking a woman in her own bid. chad pradelli has the image and details from investigators. >> reporter: sara until now investigators only had a sketch and distant grainy video and now images that clearly show the suspect. they hope that those images and a reward will lead to the attacker. the new surveillance video has
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allowed investigators to better create a timeline of monday morning sexual assault on the 1800 block of rose wood, police believe the suspect just burglarized the home and stole his car and parked it a few blocks away and then went back and sexually assaulted her as she slept. >> it goes to the boldness of this individual that he could enter the property not once but twice and get away with that. >> so far police have no persons of interest or suspects a so,000 reward is announced to help police get the tip they need to get this predator off the streets. investigators believe he is responsible for a second attack on chad wick street in late march, that victim says the suspect looked like this and on monday's attack he threatened to kill the victim if she went to police. >> all we need is the tip i
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would ask for anyone with information contact the tip line. >> and here is that number that people need to call. 215-686-tips. there is a $10,000 reward leading to the arrest and apprehension of this suspect. chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. accuweather now tracking the chance for more storms as we deal with another day of heat and humidity. lots of clouds and muggy conditions as we look live over penn's landing from sky 6 this afternoon. karen rogers is in for david murphy at the big board with the latest. a steam bath out there karen. >> yes, we have the warmth, stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we have some clouds and watch boxes came up north of our area but not in our region, we are expecting a spotty shower or thunderstorm and not everybody will see that.
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82 already in the low 80s in the lehigh valley and mt. pocono 75 and 83 already in dover delaware and 82 in millville, right along the beach line in the upper 60s, the difference there is you continue to have the flow from the ocean, you have the influence right along the coastline here is how it feels. very humid dew points upwards of 70 degrees certainly feeling the humidity once again today. the few showers or thunderstorms we had did not break that and did not affect the allergies we are dealing with the pollen at this point and today in the medium high zone and it gets higher friday and saturday before a drop comes on sunday before things get more tolerable, looking aat the evening ahead it's going to be warm and humid and here is how the temperatures look, 88 degrees is our high and 5:30, 86 and 7:00 p.m. we drop down to 83 degrees, we see spotty showers
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or thunderstorms and we don't have any in the region just yet, we expect some of them to bloom if you have plans for the weekend. >> we'll check back in a bit thank you. >> stay ahead of the changes by checking can you fine the live storm tracker 6 radar and get the latest from our team of meteorologists. >> in other news, new evacuations are ordered in texas where flooding is responsible for 17 deaths near houston the river is expected to overflow its banks and water covers many neighborhoods trapping people in their homes for days if they do not obey orders to evacuate and the brazo river is expected to rise above flood stage today and authorities are looking for nine missing people after the water took away homes over the memorial day weekend. the government is
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investigating why live samples of anthrax were shipped over the country, including new jersey they were mailed from an army installation in utah, they expect there was a technical file your in the process of killing or inactivating the samples, the laboratories in delaware and new jersey received the life spores, officials say no workers have been infected so far and some people are receiving treatment as a precaution. a surgical device used on millions of women may be responsible for spreading a deadly cancer the fbi office in newark, new jersey is leading the investigation into the device made by johnson & johnson and other companies. marcy gonzales is following the story live from new york. >> sara, johnson & johnson just got back to us they got
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contacted by the fbi, today one of them is sharing what happened to her hoping it will serve as a warning to women everywhere. a surgical device used on tens of thousands of women every year the fbi looking into the laparoscopic morselater. it breaks the fibroids into pieces so be easily removed but as many as one in 353 cases cancer is hidden in that fibroid and can be spread. >> they have no way of knowing but the idea that anyone was harmed is concerning. >> amy says it happened to her, she was checked for cancer before a histect my last fall
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but then they found a rare form of cancer. >> at no point in time did anyone say, because you had it it morselated that worsened your prognosis, we discovered that on our own. johnson & johnson is the manufacturing of the device and they are looking into what they knew and when. the powerhouse was alerted in 2006 by a pathologist and did not pull the device off the market until of july of last year, doing so voluntarily, adding to date we are the only manufacturer to proactively take this action. >> this investigation comes after the fda warned in november that they should not be used on most women and now many hospitals across the country have stopped or cut back their use of the device. rick back to you. >> thank you. >> back here patco trains are getting a makeover and today the
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delaware river port authority unveiled the new look, they were outfitted with new seats and automatic train controls, after extensive testing the six cars reentered service today. more than half the cars went into service back in 1969, now all of patco's cars will get a remodeling. septa wants to spend more than $150 million on 18 new commuterer locomotives the transit agency's board will approve the plans today and if approved the new locomotives will be delivered in 2018, it will help septa add trains to the regional airlines. >> a pennsylvania school faces a possible lawsuit over the graduation day dress code. the letter that has one family threatening to sue for sexual
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harassment. and survivors are asking to thank taylor swift. the concert souvenir that saved them during a crash.
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another popular california beach is closed after globs of
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oil washed on shore as a precaution authorities shut down a stretch of manhattan beach it's unclear if it is connected to the oil spill in southern california. boston police have launched a new effort to fine the gunman that shot a 7-year-old boy devon was riding his bike when a shooter opened fire outside ofa barbershop, he was shot by a bullet and will make a full recovery in the hospital fortunately. police are pleading for information. police say a pilot was drunk when he crashed his small plane on the side of a runway, 37-year-old christopher hall is charged with reckless operation as well as child abuse because his young son was in the sky with him. the cessna sky master slammed
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into a communication shed and hall and his son were not hurt. one family is threatening to sue an entire school district for sexual harassments because of a dress code. she and her mother are furious that a letter sent home with students urging them to choose modest attire for commencement and they were particularly offended by a few sentences. >> they don't want to be looking at our sauce able age -- >> they said the section was directed at female students the boys directions did not contain any specific instructions the school officials say the issue is being addressed and does not reflect the standards of the upper adams school district. three car crash survivors are crediting taylor swift
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souvenir for saving their lives. she was driving home when she fell asleep at the wheel the two girls were trapped unable to reach their phones and fearful that no one would see them off the highway, they held up a flashing bracelet from the tailer swift concert, all the girls were rescued and expected to make a full recovery. still ahead on "action news" at noon, a south jersey woman trains for her first triathlon find out why the nurse signed up for the challenge when "action news" comes right back.
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tamala edwards has the art of aging report. >> lisa garrett is training for her first triathlon. >> i don't have a competitive bone in my body but i just want to cross the finish line. >> she is part of a team that is joining dr. gupta to get healthy the goal is to finish the half mile swim and four mile run and bike ride in less than four hours. and how far she can push her 60-year-old body. >> there is no one more committed to their fitness. >> linda a semi retired nurse is doing it to try something new. >> when you retire you have to fight innersha. >> she is by far the oldest on
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her team and the rest are in their 40s. the race is on september 14th in malibu, california. >> a few of us will go out to malibu. >> tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." the "action news" team is out working on news stories tonight beginning at 4:00. >> here is alicia vitarelli with a preview. >> on this gorgeous day another edition of down at the shore and not only will meteorologist melissa magee and adam joseph be live at the cape may lighthouse they are running up all 217 steps, find out which one of them makes it to the top first. in a fun race going on at 4:00, you don't want to miss it. and try before you buy is the law of the land when it comes to mattress shopping consumer reports is doing the work for you and we'll have the results
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coming up in a live report today, and take us with you on the go if you have not downloaded the 6 abc news app, you can watch us live. they are both pretty impressive athletes. it's competitive lets say that. >> i would be looking for the elevator. thank you alicia. accuweather is coming up.
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aleash. philadelphia continues to get ready for the world meetings of families and a visit from pope francis, today the mural of arts program revealed plans for a mural hoppering the pope. the mural will be painted on sections of cloth put up on the
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saint malaki school in philadelphia. now karen rogers is here with the accuweather forecast. >> it's sticky out there today and we'll get a chance for storms but not as numerous some people will get them you have to watch. lets look at stormtracker 6 live double scan unlike yesterday at this hour, we are completely dry at this point we don't see anything pop up yet but keeping a close eye on it. we'll show you what is going on down in cape may, a good time to be down on the beach. some big temperatures changes, if you don't like it hot and sticky we have a change coming your way 81 in philadelphia 84 in dover delaware 82 in millville, look at the different at the coastline much cooler, 70 degrees and sea isle city on the boardwalk and a.c. warm
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temperatures really throughout the region here is how the temperatures play out. clouds and sunshine and 87 degrees and 5:00 p.m. 86 degrees we'll look for a shower or thunderstorm at some point this evening. 9:00 p.m. 77 and the temperatures drop when the storms move out, and low of 68 it will feel more comfortable tonight as opposed to last night. it didn't change the humidity and this time it's associated with the cold front moving through, as we look at satellite 6 and okay radar we see the watch boxes to the north but not for our region through the area yet. future tracker 6 advancing this and storms popping up here and there and i don't know if they will be quite as numerous we have a chance for a few showers or thunderstorms, especially south and east of i-95, anywhere
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in south jersey and delaware you have a better chance of seeing that happen. a few showers or thunderstorms popping up through that region i don't think you'll see much in the northwest. today's high 88 degrees and feeling hotter than that when you factor in the humidity a scattered thunderstorm or shower around and the difference tonight the front moves through and high pressure is affecting us and not a dramatic change but less humid and feeling better and more sunshine too, partly sunny skies and that will change coming up. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a few more storms around today and not everybody sees them and 88 is your high tomorrow a bit less humid and comfortable and 85 degrees, more sunshine too and saturday warm and breezy and 88 degrees and feeling muggy again if you head to the phillies game be prepared for it to be sticky we could see a more sustained period of rain and the temperature will be warm at 82 but watch the huge drop that
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comes on monday canadian high pressure comes in and we may get a few showers lingering on monand the temperature is 65 degrees and tuesday partly sunny skies and wane starting to turn warmer and getting back closer to average and 76 degrees, it started off warm and humid but tracking a big temperature swing coming your way good age is just a number for a first stopped responder saving lives at 83 years old. beau walked into a surprise bash for his 80th birthday the oldest technician in his town, he worked in hospitals and served in world war ii his fellow first fonders say he is as dedicated as ever, he went right back to work. we'll take a quick break and another half hour to go.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues. >> hello again, here are the stories we are following at 12:30, following breaking news as philadelphia police release a new picture of the man wanted for a sexual assault in south philadelphia. and a new round of storms hitting parts of texas and oklahoma areas already tealing with flooding we have a live
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report in minutes. and getting ready for the pope's visit millions of people are expected in the city in just a few months learn how law enforcement and schools are preparing. now the search for the man that police say attacked a woman in her own bed in south philadelphia. today authorities released this image, they say this man burglarized her home and stole her car and then went back inside to sexual assault her. >> this goes to the boldness of this particular individual, that he could feel he could enter the property not once but twice and get away with that. >> police released a sketch of the suspect based on the victim's description and that he threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the assault. >> a 10,000$10,000 reward is offered for


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