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suv was traveling southbound when it hit the 5-year-old girl and the vehicle reversed and drove eastbound. carly green was rushed to temple hospital with head injuries. she also in stable condition. vernon odem will have more on the vehicle police are looking for coming up in a live report at 12:30. police are looking for two men wanted in a home invasion in south philadelphia. it happened at 12:30 on south marshall street.
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the entire northbound lanes were shut down while crews removed it from the roadway. crews had to eavy smoke and flames were showing when inadvertence arrived no reports of injuries. it is the return of the muggies in the accuweather forecast. get ready for a sweltering workweek. sky6 live hd looking live at cape may.
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we'll see another day of 93 temperatures the heat wave continues and some of us could see rainy weather later, as well. meteorologist david murphy is at the big board with all the steamy details from accuweather. we had an area of high pressure over us that has shifted off the coast and you can see rain off to the north and west. >> still the temperatures are warm. even up in allentown 85. 85 in trenton better along the coastline in places like avalon and, of course, the dewpoints are higher. that were in the 50s over the weekend and now we're seeing them climb to 60 to 65 degrees in some spots higher than that. not oppressively humid but sticky over the weekend. if you're heading to the pool,
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it's going to be a hot one, 91 by 5:00 p.m., sun and clouds enough sun to warrant sunscreen. later on in the evening hours in particular there's a chance of thunderstorms popping up. anything that curse in the northern suburbs could be strong and gusty. i'll show you that on future tracker 6 coming up you. i meant won't be that much longer before we start to see the temperatures ditch all that is ahead off the seven day. >> frightening moments for festival goers for chicago. high winds blew over a tent and it collapse. one person was killed and dozen others injured. thousands evacuated from a popular music festival. marcy gonzalez has more on how mother nature wreaked havoc throughout the midwest. >> reporter: yesterday alone there were 6 tornados, as you
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mentioned some of the most serious issues happening in places that were affected by thunderstorms. today assessing wild weather in the midwest. chicago a sudden storm ridge through a festival. strong winds collapsing a tent on to the crowd below. . it was chaos. there was a man who was struck. he was laying next to it. >> reporter: 15 people injured and 35-year-old killed. >> this is horrible. >> reporter: thousands of fans at another music festival in chicago running into the street because of severe thunderstorm warning and nearby this sports dome collapsing. >> all of a sudden you could see the rip in the dome and it kind of blew down. the youth team playing on the softball field inside escaping just in time. look at the size of these
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things. >> reporter: other areas hit hard by hail. so many people left cleaning up very big messes today. in the past 24 hours there were more than 220 storm damage ronts from nebraska to ohio. reporting live, marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> the search continues for whoever brought an end to hitch did the bot -- hitchbot. it's life was cut short after being left on a bench. it was found a pile of leaves, headless with all it's electronic also stolen. the tongue-in-cheek statement said they have no interest in filing charges against the vandal and they vow to continue the social experiment they
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started. the first of two job fairs for veterans is being held in wilmington. delaware senators along with the representative are hosting the event. it is going on at the middletown memorial fire hall in west green streets until 2:00 p.m. more than 30 employers are there looking for new employees. a second job fair will be held september 2 at wilmington university dover campus. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, a manhunt continues for a suspect who shot and killed a police officer in tennessee. investigators believe they know who they are looking for. who is behind the series of explosions at new mexico churches. federal investigators join in the search for the person responsible for the crime. david murphy is back with the word on the break from the heat wave hopefully. that and more when "action news" continues at noon in just a moment.
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>> a dozen people were hurt after being struck by a car on a north jersey sidewalk in jersey city yesterday. witnesses say a minivan was speeding when it struck a sedan.
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the force of the collision hit several pedestrians and a uniform police officer. 12 people were injured and in stable condition at this hour. a manhunt is underway for the suspect who shot and killed a memphis tennessee police officer. 3 #-year-old sean bolton was shot saturday night. officials say he approached a vehicle for a parking violation and interrupted a drug deal. tremain wilbourne was the passenger in the vehicle he got out of the car and confronted the officer. they got into a civil struggle that's when the officer was shot. the director of memphis police department called him a cowrld. >> cowrld -- coward. you gunned down a police officer for less than two grams of marijuana. >> he is facing first degree murder charges. president obama will outline the details in a news conference at the white house
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for power plants to radios the emissions of green house gas that calls for a 32% reduction by the year 2030. immediate lawsuits are expected from the utility industry and many states have threatened they will not comply. a bill to block federal funding for planned parenthood is up for debate in the senate today. this latest battle was sparked by under cover videos of planned parenthood employees discussing the practice of fetal tissue for research. they said they did nothing illegal. a local politician admits to embellishing his military service. wendy saltzman is looking it. >> reporter: we have the details of the records of this mayor's
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service and we'll tell you what we found. >> turn that off. >> reporter: what mailed this mayor so anger good. did he embellish his past for political game plus he launched a bogus investigation against a critic. >> i exposed him for what's. >> reporter: and should tax payroll foot the bill for a 4-month-old long police investigation coming up on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. >> still ahead on "action news" at noon. a new package deal from at&t. david murphy says relief from our never-ending heat wave is on the way believe it or not. we have the details from accuweather, when "action news" at noon comes right back.
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>> at&t is unveiling a new package that combines traditional tv and wireless services following a massive $48.5 billion purchase of direct tv. the new deal offers customers direct tv or dvr service and unlimited talk and text with ten gigabytes for wireless shareable data. it comes with 10-dollar discount. we could see the lowest air fare in years. the average price is forecasted
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to be $248 that's 3.5% cheaper than last year and 8% cheaper than two years ago. the biggest drop in price is because of fuel following 30% in the last 2 1/2 years. a child can be a picky eater, but in most cases it's a phase, in rare cases it could be a sign of something more. a new study looked at picky eating among the preschool set but ride it out. in rare cases the behavior ask a sign of underlying emotional issues saying these children are likely to have anxiety or depression. the "action news" team is out working on stories at 4:00 p.m. alicia vitarelli is in our newsroom. alicia how was the weekend? >> reporter: it was great.
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this woman you're about to see right here is 63 years old in delaware the head of an elaborate rental scheme according to cops. 35 victims fell victim to the scheme. coming up we'll explain the cases to nigeria and the suspects we're looking for today. in big talkers how to put a smile on kids faces? ghost busters, of course. we'll tell you about these funny women who took time out of their day to take time with children. watch our newscast on your smart phone on our free news app. coming up in the next half-hour i'll join you in the studio to talk about a powerful post from the ceo of facebook himself. >> looking forward to that. another break accuweather and
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david murphy when we return. don't go away.
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>> meteorologist david murphy is back, it was a comfortable weekend. >> reporter: it was, but not all that humid. now we're getting a little bit more humid. it will not be that much longer before the temperatures dip again. as we look outside, we have storm tracker 6 live double scan. we are not seeing any precipitation. might be something popping up in a couple of spots. as we look outside the action cam out earlier and the flowers enjoying the sun probably would like some rain, i suppose but all you gardeners are making sure sure they are getting drinks. they are yellow marigolds. 85 degrees, the dewpoint, 61 a tad humid in philadelphia. some areas are higher than that.
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it's breezy, 15-mile an hour wind it is come out of the southwest for a change that's the source region for that stickier air. 85 in philadelphia. even up in allentown 85. milled 80s everywhere. down the shore low 80s in cape may and beach haven. remember this airport atlantic city number we've got right now is inland quite a few miles where it is warmer. on the beach the ocean to help you cooler. 63 in wilmington, 65 in allentown. that 61 in philadelphia, a little low but it will fluctuate between all of this. not oppressively humid but stickier than the weekend. satellite showing cloud cover coming in as the day goes on by 6:00 p.m. there could bits and pieces of shower activity. the latest run on future tracker has some coming in the northern suburbs later tonight. anything that pops has the chance of becoming strong. this guys showing up on the
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model in the poconos could be an example of that. take cover on the lower floors if a rumble of thunder hits you. allentown, 90. hot again today. down the shore you can get relief. 86 degrees, there's no overtly large threat of rip currents today like there was last week for part of the week anyway. so you're okay on the beach near the lifeguards, as always. 92 is the high in philadelphia. more humid than over the weekend. not oppressive, but you'll sweat a little bit more if you're out there working 0 or walking. sun and clouds out of the southwest 18 miles per hour. sun and clouds overnight tonight. a chance of a small spotty thunderstorm. partly cloudy overnight, a muggy 75 is the high. tomorrow, we have a slight risk of severe weather from philadelphia down to the south. future tracker 6 is not picking up on this idea with the latest
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run, but the one i looked at earlier this morning did have late afternoon and evening thunderstorms popping up around philadelphia and heading toward the shore. it's good that may or may it please the happen and keep it in mind. 92 is the high. hot and humid. 90 tomorrow. sticky perhaps a thunderstorm. wednesday things get better. the front goes off the coast. the humidity drops temperature dips to 88. thursday we're down to 80. thursday night into friday morning and maybe through friday morning heavy rain is possible. one to two inches programs. and friday afternoon thunderstorm for now the weekend looks dry. much more still ahead on the next half-hour of "action news" at noon. a man is under arrest for slashing tires on nine cars in philadelphia overnight. also intimate words from a private couple, facebook founder mark zuckerburg and his wife set
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off a firestorm when they announced they are having a baby.
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>> hello again sarah is off here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 1:30. the search is on for a driver who hit a little girl in north philadelphia and backed you mean and drove away. so far so good for septa's lottery system to sell rail passes for the weekend of the
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pope's visit. fbi has joined in the probe torched the cause of the explosion at two churches yesterday. a little girl is in the hospital with head injuries after being hit by car. little carly green was struck in north lambert street. vernon odem is live at the scene now with the latest on the investigation. vernon? >> reporter: rick, by the hour the hunt for the hit-and-run driver grows ever-more intense as we get good news from the family that the five-year-old victim is making progress toward recovery. 5-year-old carly green is in stable condition and on the mend at this hour in saint christopher's hospital. she was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver. it happened in front of her home 2200 block of lambert street. the hit-and-run driver remains at large. her adult cou

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