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here are stories we are following on "action news" right now. a suv went flying and flip aid car in the process, we are live on the scene with all the details. a somber anniversary. we are live in new orleans after 10 years since hurricane katrina. and one of poorest school districts explores options after they say there is not enough money to pay its teachers. and a bizarre crash landing with two vehicles at a home in philadelphia, chopper 6 hd was over the scene on bloomfield avenue in the bustleton section, a suv landed on a van and ended up naext books next to a home here. >> reporter: well rick, despite massive damage to one family's car, they say they feel lucky,
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the suv drove up on to the lawn, can you see the damage into the grass there and jump over the hedge and landed in the driveway narrowly missing the home with a family inside. michaela chuckle says that she thought a ton of bricks dropped in front of her house. >> i look out the window and there say car in my driveway on top of my car. >> reporter: chopper 6 hd flew over the neighborhood where a chevy trailblazer landed on top of her santa fe. i believe they came around the corner too fast and hit my neighbor's driveway which is on an incline and soared through the trees and flipped my car and landed on the undercarriage of my vehicle. a 34-year-old man likely suffered a medical emergency just before he lost control of the vehicle, sending it soaring
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through michael corwin's front lawn. >> he was able to vault a 7 foot hedge and land on my next door neighbor's car. >> crews worked slowly and carefully pulling the suv's away from the house and finally pulling the vehicles apart at 10:00 a.m. >> neighbors who heard the commotion came to investigate and were bewildered by the bizarre crash. >> not something you usually wake up to, it was shocking. >> police say that the driver was taken to the hospital and at last check is listed in stable condition, this crash is likely caused by a medical money, and charges will likely not be filed. we are live in bustleton, trish hartman, channel 6 "action news" police are looking for a carjacking suspect that now faces kidnapping charges. police tried to pull over a man
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driving erratically and the driver sped off hitting two parked cars and the suspect then got out and carjacked a nearby nissan ultimate may. >> i heard the cash crash and then i heard people get out of car and were screaming. >> the driver and passenger got out but there were two women in the backseat, the suspect eventually ditched the car and took off running. teachers in the cash strapped chester upland school district have taken drastic measures to make sure that school opens on time. they will work without pay, this after the union learned that the district could not make payroll. a representative for the teachers said we always put our children first and always will. on the weather front, we are ending the work week on a high note, a day to enjoy lunch
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outside or perhaps head to the jersey shore, sky 6 hd looking live at cape may and wall-to-wall sunshine out there, a fabulous friday with temperatures in the 80s and we'll warm up over the weekend as we say good-bye to august and hello to perhaps another heat wave next week. meteorologist, melissa magee is live at the big board with a check of the accuweather forecast. >> i don't want to talk about the heat wave. >> we have a really nice friday, also the weekend looking good as well. currently outside coming in at 79 degrees and 79 in allentown, and 75 in reading and along the coast in cape may 75, here is satellite 6 along with action radar not a lot to talk about, all is nice and quiet across the mid-atlantic region, this ridge of high pressure is in control. thanks to this the winds around that high are clockwise wrerk tapping into the nice northwesterly wind and it drys out the atmosphere and lowers
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the humidity as well. nothing to complain about if perhaps you are catching a flight today. along the 95 corridor as well. if you are traveling by air or by road, temperatures look to be okay and so does the weather, plenty of sunshine and low humidity, temperatures maxing out in the middle to lower 80s under a mostly sunny skies we'll let you know if the humidity trend will follow us into the weekend and talk about the potential heat wave next week. >> we'll check back in later, thank you. tomorrow marks ten years since hurricane katrina unleashed its power on the gulf coast. it left 1200 people dead. and states were decimated by the storm's fury. marcy gonzales joins us live from new orleans, a city that showed resilientsy in the wake of the storm.
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>> reporter: so many people are here are proud to share the progress made here in the past decade and former president, george w. bush visited and said new orleans is back and better than ever. >> the vibrant soul of this city shining on the eve of the anniversary of one of new orleans's darkest days. ten years after hurricane katrina ravaged this community and other parts of gulf coast, homes are still being rebuild and there is a boom in business, and a new $14 billion levee system and a resounding sense of resilience. and there are wounds still healing. >> it's horrible. >> including memories of the more than 1,000 lives lost and the devastatingly slow response. >> you forget how all levels of government left us abandoned
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here. when i think back and i say how did they do that to us? today former president, george w. bush, he toured the school he visited right after the storm focusing on the recovery and future. yesterday president obama visited and said he is inspired by this city and on the anniversary, the commemorations continue with the visit of bill clinton. >> thank you. our coverage of hurricane katrina's anniversary continues online. we are also covering the events marking is 10 years since the storm. in georgia police are vest getting a deadly shooting involving a college student that prompted a lock down, savannah state university was on lock
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down immediately after the shooting, the lock down was eventually lifted midnight and the student was identified as 22-year-old christopher starks. the shooting stemmed from some type of argument. the woman shot while being interviewed by a virginia television news crew said she never saw the gunman coming. vicky gardner's husband tim spoke with abc. saying his wife is out of a coma and recovering. how she described what happened. >> he shot three times at my wife and she was trying to dodge everything and he missed twice and then she dove to the grown and curled up in a ball and he shot her in the back. >> gardner got up and walked to an ambulance according to her husband, doctors said if the bullets hit her a few centimeters one way or the other
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she would not have survived. and the memorial continues to grow outside of the television station where victims allison parker and camera man ward both worked. abc's 20/20 will doe street their broadcast tonight on the shooting. they will show how companies handle anger management in the workplace. tonight at 10:00 before "action news" at 11:00. in other news, a baseball fan is recovering after she was struck in the head by a ball in last night's philly games at citizens bank park. >> a shot to the head xt it happened in the second inning when the phils shortstop hits a foul ball into the stands. commissioner was at the game and just addressed the issue of fan
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safety hours before the woman was struck and later joined the broadcasters in the booth to talk about safety. >> we had serious incidents that are of serious concern to us. an important project on going in the commission unders office, we are looking at is the designs of all 30 stadiums. >> fans have been hurt at several ballparks at this stadium alone, the fan refused treatment and walked off the concourse on her own. there are just 28 days until pope francis comes to philadelphia but his visit will impact the entire region, wilmington police issued an advisory, to experience high traffic volume. some are closed to compensate for congestion around the train station, expect delays from friday september 25th through monday the 28th.
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meanwhile septa says there are passes left, at least 100,000 of the special papal train passes, another 140,000 may become available. they are required to ride the regional rails on the 26th and 27th when the pop is in philadelphia, they will make 23,000 parking spots available near train stations and the locations will be released n week. and this reminder, you can get updates by following us at 6 abc pope on twitter, we posting the latest news, tips and pictures. there is more to come on "action news" at 12:30, we'll hear from a young boy that kept calm while helping his dad who was seriously injured on a hiking trip. and brooke burg charve has more on the miss america panlt
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any a father and son during a hiking adventure in idaho turned into a life or death situation, when a boulder fell on dad. the rock the size of fridge broke free and hit him. his son a boy scout dressed his wounds and kept him hydrated. >> it was scary at first and i thought i should stay calm and make sure he was okay. >> father and son were alone in the wilderness for two days until david cents his son to get help way note and how to fine him. he is thanking his son for his bravery and helping to save his life. police have a warning for commuters in michigan, they are looking for a possible sniper
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targeting drivers. at least one car was hit by a bullet. >> this morning authorities ar e aring searching for a possible sniper. >> all the incidents occurred before can have a.m. unfolding in rural areas near battle creek, michigan. investigators say that since late july at least six vehicles driving along the highways have been damaged. test on one vehicle confirmed it was caused by a bullet. >> we are still going over the vehicles to ascertain if the damage to those were caused by the same firearm. >> so far no injuries have been reported but investigators know that flying up above the areas
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of the recent areas of shooting looking for clues and hoping to zero in on the shooter. >> we want to make sure folks feel safe driving down the highway. breaking news now from christiana, delaware, we are live from chopper 6 hd over christiana hospital, where people we are told were brought in after being injured after a chemical leak at the pbf delaware city refinery earlier this morning. it's located in the 4800 block of wrangle hill road in delaware city. again three people injured of fire crews and paramedics are at the scene at the delaware city refinery. three people were injured there. we are following the story and bringing you more information as it becomes available to us. a franchise owner gave
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concerns years ago about concerns about pitch man jared fogle, after meeting him he talked about paying for sex with a minor and she contacted her regional contact in florida where he is based and shortly after the fund trust, subway did not comment on the report, fogle agreed to plead guilty. a suspicious van spotted in a north carolina neighborhood made people nervous, the white van with the words "free candy" is driving around the neighborhood. it belongs to the man going to the burning manifest val in nevada. you may want to take the lunch outside it's too beautiful
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to stay inside. meteorologist, melissa magee has all the sunny details.
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now learning about now nice it was at the shore. you were in brigantine yesterday, fishing, did you catch anything? >> water. lets see what is going on on stormtracker 6 live double scan high pressure is in control and stays put as we head into our weekend today, today is nice and tomorrow not a whole lot of change but as we get into sunday and beyond we do have some changes in our weather and we'll talk about the details with that. currently the numbers north and west of town, 75 and slatington and 66 in tannersville and chester 73 and 77 for saints david's and kennett square.
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woodbine 81 and 77 at the boardwalk and 80 in cinnaminson and 78 in ewing. we have a mostly clear sky from new england to the mid-atlantic region thanks to the tomnating ridge of high pressure and the winds are clockwise and you clock into the refreshing northwesterly wind that stays put into tomorrow as well. here is the setup for hour friday, wall-to-wall sunshine today and it's a warm day and still comfortable, in at 85 degrees, as we get into saturday, high pressure is overhead and as we get into sunday the ridge of high pressure moves offshore and the return flow returns as well. >> returning to the tropics, tropical storm erika winds sustained at 50 miles per hour, moving west northwest at 18 miles per hour and the storm is somewhat lopsided, all the activity to the east of the center of the storm system so this is traveling over the
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dominican republic later on tonight and moving over the turks and caicos into tonight and tomorrow. that is 3 to 6 inches of rainfall as this moves over friction you can upwards of 10 inches. again, always important when tracking this system to look at the big cone of unsernlgts and not just the line up the middle. take you down the shore, 76 is the water temperature on the sand and on the beach, 80 and 82 tomorrow and 82 into sunday and here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, no complaints today, get out and enjoy, nice and bright, and saturday warming up 88 degrees and sunday hot and more humid and 92, 92 on tuesday with perhaps a september sizzle and
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maybe another heat wave into the month of september, sticky and 91 on wednesday. how common is a heat wave in september? >> well we are transitioning from summer to fall. a former dancing with the star's cohost is heading to the atlanta city miss america pageant, she will join chris harrison for the nationally televised events at boardwalk hall. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out
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five minutes away from 1:00 and melissa is back with the
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forecast. >> i'll show you what is going on with the delaware and lehigh valley s. a touch warmer than yesterday, middle to lower 80s here in the city, 79 in allentown and 80 in atlantic city and 82 in dover and toms river maxing out with a high of 82 and the humidity stays low into our first half of the weekend tomorrow. and a cute dog is giving his crossing guard owner a help with the kids each morning, his name is patches and he makes sure the children make it to school safely. he walks with him across the street. the two have been doing this for two years now, the kids and their parents love the idea. why not. >> here is a look at stories coming up later this afternoon at 4:00, a new push for extra security for the pope's visit to philadelphia, but not inside of the city, how montgomery county plans to use hundreds of members
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of the national guard next month, is it a reasonable part of the dress code or just unfair to boys and gishls. that will do it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us later today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. i'm rick williams have a nice friday. we'll see you later.
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