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police arrested and charged three girls yesterday including one that could face prison if convicted. vernon odom is live in wiyeaington tonight. >> pmm, in a town where deadly violence far too familiar a thing, this howard high tragedy weighs heavily on this commune's psyche. >> it's shocking and it saddens me to see the young girls in these types of situations. >> ruth ann woods is the neighbor of the howard high student accused of delivering the blows that triggered the death of her classmate amy . yner frarestis who died on al 21st during a morning attack in the classroom. the attacking female and tcki coconspmmators spent the day before planning the attack and the autopami found that . yner francis had a heart defect and
suffered cardiac arrest after being repeatedly prt meled by oe of the gi. ps. >> this is nothing negligent about this. it's an intentional assis,, th resu, thing in death, and at let here in pennsylvania the teens would have been charged with at least third degree murder. >> at least two of the suspects were released into the custody of themm parents under house arrest. there is no answer at the house of teenager facing the most serious charges, if found guilty she could get eight years behind bars. >> the parents seem like real good people, they have to suffer over this, and the young lady passed away, you know, themm parents have to suffer over that. >> jim, authorities want to prosecute the alleged prt meler
in this case as an adult, but that has to be decided by the courts, we continue to withhold the names of all three suspect, they are only 16, they are the names of all three suspect, they are only 16, they are live at the courthouse in delaware, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia police are looking for the driver who left a cyclist in critical condition ea. pier this morning. the incident happened at 52nd and irving in west philadelphia. police say that a 46tegear-old man was thrown over the front of his bike and the driver took off. police are reviewing surveillance cameras in the area to get a description of the striking vehiclhe c we fmmst reported this last night, the investigation into an alleged sexual assis,, th at sayer high school. police are moving ahead with their probe, "action news" reporter, sara bloomquist is live with the special victims unit in hunting park. sara what didpliou leaoki today.
>> reporter: police are reviewing video from inside and outside of the high school and inteeiew both the gmml and the boy both freshman who were involved. as ofpliet they have not made a determination as to whether file criminal charges. police are i desestigating a sehe c al assis,, th that alleg happened inside of the building on friday utoteokioon. d freshman gmml llegeported a freshman boy attad her in the stairwell. >> ir i scared to go to school. i have to tell my parent, i have to switch schools i'm scared. >> the attacker is alsole od and suspended pending the investigation. there are cameras inside and outside of the school, but not what happened in the stairwell only what happened bassrore and only whasifter. ed bassrore and >> there is surveillance of the two students in question walking down the hallway and also exiting the building, that is
what we provided to philadelphia police and they are using it toer themm investigatior f >> students say the hallways are flooded with students and teachers when the final bell rings but the building empties out fast. >> people go different ways when you leave school. everybody clears out quick. >> the victim is offered support >> the vsind there are counselo psychologists on hand for the rest of the student body. >> there is a noays steaport fo our students whenever there is any type of stress or issue when they feelhappe fiutoe in the neighborhood or stress about their school environment. >> re speialvicti: now police t that they can't tell us from the video if the victim is being coerced into the staibuieled th that is why the interviews will be important. a letter is going home to parents to explain the i desestigation. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank yorth a former top aide to
pennsylvania governor, ed rendell has plead guilty to wmme fraud. johne johne johne m wone m wonestys aft eared in court, investigate public corruption in the state. the statsi plea filed says he f maximum sentence of 20 years. no sentencing date was set. crews are busy settinghappe new sewer line near valley forge national park. it fails several times allowing waste to spill into the creek. they were fined and promised a long-term fix. now the road is closed for the project that should be finished by the end of august. creing t removed chemicals t contaminated the creek in cheltenham.
they believe the contamination was a result of work being done on a pool. the department of environmental protection is notified. a settlement is reached in connection with an accident rodan museum after he fell throlvh the floor and 38 feet to the ground below. live at the museum is "action neing t" reporter walter perez. >> ve w speialer: well, these ds is how severely the victim was injured. he has endured more than a dozen surgeries and more are scheduled in the year to come but his medical costs are part of the $7.2 million settlement reached earlier this month. >> aspliou can imagine from watching the surveillance video, the victim suffered severe
ition wurieze >> he broke badly both of his legs, broke his hip, broke both of his arms badly. >> plaintiff attorney is explaining how his client, a local efficiency engineer nearly lost his l e after falling throlvh the glass c-tling of the museum. >> as can you imagine those on the minglery floor were absolutely stunned. shocked to see a man falling 38 feet through the glass ceiling. >> he was in the attic inspecting light fixtures when the floor gave way, he survived but is dealing with a variety of health issues, at one point he employed thehappese of a servic dog to do every day things like remove his socks and the trial for the lawsuit was about to begin when a is "2 million thes
settlement was reached. it will help him but the inccries will linger the rest of his liloc. >> he is doing the very best he can do. >> he is doing the very best he can do. ee is eve a m day fighting tffih it, putting his best foot forward and working towards living a normal liloc. >> ve w speialvicti: with that injuries go far beyond broken arms and legs and he s are sloc brain dam hise as well. security measures are here at the museum like restrictions of who has ahemess to the glass attiaidestiooor. >> thank you walter. with just two and a half livnthshappentil the democratic national convenience, the host committee says they exceeded th-tr volunteer goal. 16,000 people have signed up to haep during the dnc that takes placey exuly 25th to thenti8 an but livre spaces are available
for interested volunteers, you can find the link at our website can findsit 6abc.com.our website coming up tonight. jon bon jovi lends his heart and oioul to open the beat center i toache river. the one stop shop to help those in need. >> and the anonylivus vote for this yeargav mvp. can you guess who it is? no doubt about it. ducis rd toers is coming tea. it's a cool, damp day but i'm tracking the return of su fihine and we'll talk out storache on the way in the exclusive accuweather seven-day exclurive accuweather seven-day
it was a celebration of new possibilities in toms rivemp we welcomepliou to the beat center, that offer a full menu of services for those that need extra help and one of new m ersey's best known citizens ws there for the launch. >> ve w speialvicti:y exon bony the rut bon on the brand new bet center, it stands for bringing everyone all together. everyonesi one stop ls and atio includes a food pastry and job resources along with the second ofy exon bon r invigav soul kit restaurant, where people can get meals for a minimget of $10 or her re' for themm meal. >> it's a microcosm we believe
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struggling and we are helping out. in toms river ir i nora muchani, channel 6 "action news." a pennsylvania state senator a pesind a dems and ratic p are charged with a federal indictment for the alleged role in the bribe a m and fraud sche. larry farnes faces robbery and fraud charges. larry farnes faces robbery and fraud charges. collir e stur i road program for chapman's daughter and in exchange chapmanhappesed her position in the dems and ratic committee to aid in the election. some cit6 ens in philadelfedia got a chareste to interact with a therapy dog. caring paws brought this to broad street in center ciery .
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did lebron jameze jordan never did it and n-tther did lebron jameze ee performed more magic last night. he scored 40 points against pobbland and he had 17 in overtight. the warriors beat the blazers to take a 3-1 series lead. the warriors beat the blazers to take a 3-1 series lead. ee is awesome as well as humble. >> i looked at the list of everybody that won an tsitp bnse everybodsind they are legends, their names are household names and they jump off the p hise an to be the fmmsthappemmsnilivus winner is something that i don't even know how to put in her s ge g a m s are thanking me all dayd i don't know what to say. >> there is a local track star that is leaps be bounds better than anyone her age in the entire nation. you may see this 16-year-old in an he olyessics one day.-old in jaime apody some how catches up
with her. >> chanel buanyet has always ben with her. >> chanel buanyet has always ben the hurdles. >> it's a hardeeith hent to cked i cof the to high school and dit want to do it at all. my coach wanted me to t a m and said no i a ls not my thinar >> but boy was she wrong. >> she is now the top hurdler i the state and one of the best i the country. she set a new pennsylvania record. >> what goes on in 8. seconds? >> worsve her s gles. >> she ran the fifth fastest for a high schooler ever. an he state record is a meat bu nothing compared to the news that at 16 years old chanel has achalpodied for the olyessic trials. >> yes, i did. i'm so shocked. it mea fi the worbra to me and m i'm so shocked. it mea fi the worbra to me and m
people say that i am. >> given she is so young, do you see the olyessics in her future >> certainly she has all the tools and is humble and has a good set ofith hal belis and wa work hard and go somewhere and make a mark and noty exust go oiomewhere. and noty exust go >> florida, florida state and georgia are the favorites for college. >> ranplieaany from n40 hsuffin job. probably training for the next proburly training for the next >> in cheltenhof th, therime kek
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street. voting to allow banks to continue making the risky investments that wrecked our economy.
you have the exclusive accuweather forecast cecily tynan. >> thursday is looking really good. everyone is asking when is the sun coming? it's thursday. >> what happens on friday? >> stormy weather. you get one day come on. we have something here. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we have this ribbon and scattered showers, really south of philadelphia, currently chadds ford and wilmington and newark, delaware and glassboro and elmer, it's all riding down to the south and east associated with the stalled front that is just meandering over us. but we are seeing brightening in the skies especially areas north of philadelphia. this is sky 6 hd taking a look at the pagoda in reading and you can see how the clouds are breaking. that is the trend tomorrow.
areas to the north have a better shot of seeing sunshine but this may is kind of depressioning, temperatures have been on the cool side. averaging close to 5 degrees below normal 10 days in and only one day where we hit the normal high that was sunday, mothers day, we haven't had one day with above average temperatures, that trend continues tomorrow but i want to show you thursday, thursday is the day if you need to mow your lawn, go ahead and do it. because we are looking at sunshine for most of our viewing area except for areas far south and it will warm up. temperatures warming up into the mid-70s on thursday. so thursday definitely the pick of the week, today though it's cool yet again. philadelphia currently 59 degrees and allentown and trenton 58 degrees and cape may only 55. satellite 6 along with action
radar showing the stationary front riding over us and extends to the midwest and this is the cold front. the same system that caused the deadly tornadoes in oklahoma and now tornado warnings in kentucky and five reported tornadoes, most of them in kentucky this evening and that will continue through the nighttime hours. so severe weather out to the west and here at home mostly cloudy and a few showers south of philadelphia and 52 degrees for center city and future tracker showing, tomorrow morning more of the same really, lots of clouds and showers, mainly south of philadelphia, areas farther to the north, i want to show you at 5:00, we have drier air trying to push the air in, areas north of trenton and the high pressure comes in and drys us out. and 74 degrees on thursday with the sunshine before the whole complex moves in on friday and that brings us more wet weather
with the possibility of thunderstorms. so the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast lots of clouds and a few scattered showers south tomorrow and 69 degrees and thursday the pick of the week and sunny and warm and 74. on friday 72 degrees and rain arriving by mid-day and afternoon thunderstorms and sunday morning is dry and then another round of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. behind this system. the sunshine is back on sunday. it will be breezy and cool and 63 and partly sunny and 65. with a high of 66 degrees. thursday the pick of the week and sunday is looking pretty nice but on the cool side. >> thank you. abc world news tonight is next on channel 6. and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rogers and then please join us for a special report at 11:00 here on channel 6. the "action news" troubleshooters are on a case of
a never ending contract signed by a customer with a disability. >> the sister of a man with a disability reached out to the troubleshooters, she was alarmed when she could not get a company to cancel their bill when he moved. >> it just kept going. >> the "action news" troubleshooters respond and get results. tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. for the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner we hope you'll joined us for "action news" at 11:00.
several breaking stories as we come on. a state of emergency just declared. another tornado touching down late today. the pictures coming in now, as the tornado emergency now turns deadly. >> oh, my god. >> more than 20 reported twisters across seven states. homes destroyed. >> that's a tree! >> the new warnings right now for millions as we're on the air. also breaking, the battleground bombshell. the new polls tonight in key battleground states. donald trump closing in on hillary clinton. the trump headline breaking tonight, did his campaign choose a well-known white supremacist as a delegate? and the abc news exclusive tonight, joe biden. what the vice president is now saying about hillary clinton. the hunt for a fugitive mother at this hour, after leading police on a dangerous high speed chase with her child in the car.