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news" at 12:30, a driver suffers serious burns after his vehicle crashes into a utility pole and catched fire. and authorities in thailand, says that the man seen in these surveillance pictures was behind the deadly bombing in bangkok. >> and a 10-year-old boy is fighting for his life after fighting for his life in wilmington it happened just before 2:00 this morning on townsend place, john rawlins live in wilmington with the very latest. >> reporter: hi sar remark we know that the little boy is in critical condition and that is all we do know at this points, the neighbors are polite but adamant they don't want to talk about the situation and police have little to say. it was shortly before 2:00 a.m. inside of a unit in townsend place, a 10-year-old boy was shot in the head, the child was
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rushed to dupont hospital and authorities searched the home and a nearby nissan maxima. police said little about the circumstances surrounding the shooting and initially they had not found a weapon. the mother and boy moved in earlier this year and koubs ill woman came to the scene today to see if she could contact the family of the little boy. >> there is no safe place anywhere, they cannot go out and play and not even in their own homes. i keep talking about how are these guns getting into their hands? >> the councilwoman there was touching on the recent gun violence here in wilmington, since the 15th, saturday, six shootings in wilmington, a prayer vigil is scheduled for later today, a stop the violence
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prayer chain, a local group will be out here this evening to conduct the prayer vigil. live in wilmington, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a man is recovering after being shot in the face in philadelphia's tioga-nicetown section, shots rang out on the 3900 block of priscilla street. he was getting out of his car to go to the store and he managed to run a half block before collapsing. he is currently in critical condition and needs surgery to remove the bullet. congressman, chaka fattah is making his first court appearance in a federal racketeering case, the 11th term democrat arrived in center city this morning, he appeared before a judge within the hour to answer to bribery and racketeering and fraud, prosecutor as ledge he paid off
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an illegal million dollar loan. we'll have more on "action news" and at 6abc.com. turning now to accuweather now, we are dealing with another day in the 90s, but it looks like heat wave number four is almost over, sky 6 hd taking a live look at atlantic city this noon, lets get the latest from meteorologist, david murphy, i'm looking longingly with the shot at the shore, with folks dipping their toes in the nice cool water work have blazing sunshine in philadelphia and a few scattered pop-up cumulous clouds, there is thicker cloud cover to the west, and some may spill in in the afternoon, the related showers, some may fall apart, perhaps an isolate the thunderstorm tonight and this evening, some of you are dealing with sun and that means sunscreen, that is important once again at the pool or beach
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or if are you out working, 87 in washington and 86 in new york city and up and down the east coast we are looking at warm conditions, 68 is your dew point in philadelphia, and anything over 60 is humid and when you get close to 70 that feels almost oppressive. that is wa we have down the pike in washington, a day for cool drinks if you are out and about, here are the numbers, 91 by 2:00, and 93 is your high around 3:00 and by 4:00 still holding 92, by the dinner hour we expect to be back down into the 80s and finally into the 70s by 10:00, by then it will feel muggy, not a bad day to be outside, take it easy and keep the cool drinks handy and take some shady breaks, can you rely on 6abc.com/weather, as the latest heat wave eases, live stormtracker 6 live double scan radar keeps you connected to the
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entire "action news" weather team. a driver is in serious condition after being burned in the car fire in the roxborough section of philadelphia, smoke and flames could be seen shoot frgt scene after 4:00 this morning near nixon street, the driver lost control and slam nood a utility pole and wired came down on to the car catching it on fire, the driver suffered third degree burns and smoke inhalation. police are looking for a thief that stole dozens of bras from a retailer, they released this photo of the suspect from the oxford valley mall on saturday at victoria's secret. the thief took an hour looking at merchandise and then stole 86 bras and walked out. the estimated cost is $3400.
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some residents in mantua woke up to a smelly situation, bags and bags of trash littered the ground of north 31st street, one resident noticed the trash at 5:30, it's still not clear how the bags ended up here but she believes a garbage truck is overloaded and accidentally drop the the trash, crews were out there cleaning up the mess. now to the latest on the deadly bombing in bangkok, authorities are hunting for a man seen in video wearing a yellow shirt and carrying the backpack, marcy gonzales is live now with the latest. >> reporter: that is right rick, police are calling that guy a suspect, they say the man in the video is definitely the bomber and as they try to track him down there was another scare in that same city. >> today another blast in bangkok, people running at this
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ferry pier after police say someone threw an explosive device into the water, no one was hurt but it only adds to the tension in thailand's capital after yesterday's bombing that killed at least 22 people and injured more than 100 others, i heard the big bang and looked back and people were screaming and i started running. >> police are looking for this man captured on surveillance camera walking up to the scene of a shrine and wears the backpack season sits down and take its off and then leaves without it. moments later the deadly explosion, thailand's prime minister says the attack is aimed at destroying the country's economy by destroying a tourist area. >> not a politically motivated attack, that are designed to grab attention but not necessary
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to cause casualties. >> still no group has taken responsibility, but police say with confidence they will catch the bomber. reporting live, marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news" sara back to you. >> thank you. crews in indonesia have now recovered all 54 bodies from the site where a plane went down two days ago, more than 70 rescuers reached the crash site in the rugged mountains of indonesia a, and they recovered the black boxes that are said to be in good condition. bad weather is complicating recovery efforts in the port city of tianjin, where a massive fire and explosion, and 50 people are still missing, they are concerned that rain will cause slides at the site and the chemicals could become flammable if they come into contact with
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water. more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, a woman is left with permanent skin damage after spending just hours in the sun without sunscreen and doctors say her birth control is partly to blame. >> those stories and more next. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan.
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failures have reignited the debate on how to build a new tunnel it would cost $14 billion. lawyers for boston marathon bomber, dzhokhar tsarnaev are requesting a new trial, that social media made it impossible for their client to get a fair trial. a jury convicted him to carry out the bombings and that same jury later sentenced him to death. two would be robbers picked the wrong convenience store to target in pittsburgh, one held up the store with a machete and that is when the clerk pulled out his own sword ready to fight back, even when that did not work, he had a gun behind the counter both suspects are on the loose and no one was hurt. a new warning about
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protecting your skin in thesun, a woman was left with scars after going a few hours without sunscreen. >> reporter: fair skin, caitlyn, always care frl in the sun with her big hats and vats of sunscreen good my skin reacts poorly and i can feel sizzling and itchiness within minutes. >> one day she didn't have the sun block hermplex shun when from this to this. i reels that this mark around my eyes was not going away. it's called malasma. he they say that caitlyn is an
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ideal candidate for this surgery. they say her fair skin and her birth control pills. >> the birth control could make the pigment much worse than it could have been. >> to have this damage is really embarrassing, it's nur why face, it's what people are looking at all day. it's really tough. >> luckily there are lots of products to mask this kind of damage. >> if you have specific dark spots or acne or scarring you can apry concealer on the spots where you have the damage. >> it's two years since the burn and caitlyn tried a number of treatments, she is still stuck with the discoloration, it only takes one day, one afternoon, one bad sun burn to damage your skin. a colorado man crashed his motorcycle after being hit by a bolt of lightning, officials say
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his helmet helped to save his life. eugene does not remember the moment it happened but a witness was there and saw the whole thing. >> it hit him and he went limp, limp on the bike, i thought personally he was dead. >> the lightning sent him flying into the air and he broke three ribs and punctured a lung, the helmet helped to cushion his head. the family of a buck county war veteran received something priceless, a memento that took seven decades to get to him. a family in new zealand found a prayer medal with his name written on the front, and his wife says he served as a medic and once his tour was over he was shipped to new zealand before coming state side, the family that found the memento
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went to the u.s. embassy to find the owners. >> i'm totally amazed and it's fantastic that those people would hold on to it for so long. you know. to me it's almost like a miracle. >> patricia says her husband that is now deceased relied on his faith while in the war. and sky 6 hd taking a look at atlantic city airport. david murphy has the full accuweather forecast. hey, mom and dad! hey, kiddo!
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going at 93. >> i usually tell everybody, chase young women, you can never catch them but it's good exercise. >> he is great. >> very to remember that. felix is twice the widower and just married his third wife this year, he says he chased her and she finally caught him. >> interesting. all right david. >> i'm not chasing anyone by the way. stormtracker 6 live double scan right now that we are dry, on the action cam, we shows you the flowers and this half hour, the gardners behind the showers. you give them the water and fertilizer and then get back in the a.c. your dew point is at 68 that means the dew point is high, and
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no relief from the wind, south-southeast at just 5 miles per hour. future tracker 6 handling the possibility of precipitation and by 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, a chance of a couple of you here and there see a pop-up shower and maybe an isolated thunderstorm, the model wants to put one on the eastern side of maryland, but generally speaking most of us stay dry and we get into the evening and things melt away. high temperatures are impress he. 89 degrees in allentown and 90 in reading and 91 in wilmington and trenton and all of these numbers a bit above average, and are you better off highs in the mid-80s there, a look at the shore shows 83's and 85's, and 85 degrees in cape may and 86 in rehoboth beach. as we take a look at
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philadelphia, 93 is where we'll be at 3:00, and that is your high and then 90 by 5:00 and 84 by 7:00, and upper 70s by 9:00, it will be muggy all wait and at least those temperatures get a little bit better to take. 75 is your overnight low than is mild, if are you headed to the ball game, the phillies bringing their act back against toronto, likely dry as you saw on future tracker, 84 for the first pitch and we'll see how aaron nola does, our lack of a better word, ace, because cole hamels is gone. we'll get more of a flow in off the ocean and that u.s. presses our temperatures and hopefully holds us in the 80s and ends our heat wave but in the afternoon a chance a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. you can see through the day and the afternoon especially a little of this showing up.
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maybe a better chance tomorrow than today. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 93 and hot and humid and mainly dry, tomorrow warm and humid, if we can hold the 89 we'll end the heat wave, either way thursday we are back in the mid-80s and we have the frontal boundary taking its sweet time getting here and afternoon and ate night there say chance of drenching showers and thunderstorms that could produce poor drainager and flooding. we hope we'll see drying in the afternoon on friday, saturday looks dry for the eagles and sunday more clouds with perhaps a couple of showers building back in. in honor of your birthday today. we didn't forget. sara is taking us to lunch. wherever you want to go. >> karen brought breakfast, this is good. >> sounds good to me.
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coming up tonight on 6 abc, at 8:00 a full hour of fresh off the boat followed by extreme weight loss at 9:00 and then "action news" at 11:00. if are you looking for distraction, check out 6abc.com, you'll find the farmers almanac forecast for this year. >> oh, no. >> yes, get ready. it predicts a harsh winter with
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bitter temperatures and lots of snow, go to 6abc.com for more details, if you dare. >> it's hot out there but i find that distressing. >> i post pictures of snow on the terrace and say don't complain too much. highs of 90 and as we get down to the i-95 corridor, we are also going into the low to mid-90s, 93 in philadelphia, hot and humid and down the shore some relief, mid-80s and swim near the lifeguards and use your sunscreen. a look now at stories coming up on "action news" at 4:00, that includes the question, can you guess how this kentucky teenager violated her public school's dress code. the only thing more outrageous than the answer is the reason behind the rule. >> if you have a choice between keeping your child safe or
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grabbing a baseball, this dad did not and ended up getting exactly what he deserved. we'll explain at 4:00. that will do it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> have a great afternoon.
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