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"action news" at 12:30 continues. with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. and we are following developing story the second half hour in burlington county. where there say murder-suicide investigation underway right now. officials say ruben johnson jr. fightsly shot his wife lashonda and their son and took his own life. there on sun flower circle. it happened last night at 10:00, the motive is still under investigation. we'll continue to follow the story and bring you the latest
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online and on "action news" beginning at 4:00. the jurors are in place and opening statementses have begun in the trial for pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane, accused of leaking grand jury material to a newspaper and lying about it under oath. katherine scott reports. >> reporter: the judge started the day giving jurors instructions and then time for opening statements here at montgomery county courthouse. lets go to video of kathleen kane arriving at the courthouse this morning. the prosecution was up first and painted a picture of revenge that kathleen kane was upset about bad publicity she received for not pursuing a particular case. kane believed former prosecutor frank fina was behind the
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article and that he directed him to look into the case and a transcript from a grand jury investigation that should have remained secret and established an article in the separate paper. kane says it's ridiculous and denies any arguments, she says she did make some mistake buzz they were honest not criminal. and they called the first witness. the trial is underway and expected to last about a week. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." surveillance video shows the violent crash that killed a 3-year-old in philadelphia. you see a honda accord traveling at a high rate of speed and collides with a honda civic, two
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individuals and a child was in the vehicle and the child later died at the hospital. they are looking for a vehicle followed behind possibly racing the accord, it may be a chevy impala according to police. state identified victims as alberts albertson, and the husband was behind the wheel when he went off the eastbound lanes of route 70, the vehicle hit a tree and was split in half. no word on what caused the driver to lose control. one of two women shot last night in camden remains in the hospital in critical condition. both were taken to cooper hospital after the incident on the 800 block of south 6th street and no arrests have been made and police have not released a motive in the
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shooting. now to the 2016 presidential race. the nominees and the running mates hit the trail but there is controversy stemming from a hillary clinton event in florida. the father of omar mateen, the nightclub shooter in orlando is the man in the hat standing behind hillary. he told reporters that he say democrat and was there to support hillary clinton. the secret service says that everyone that attends the rally goeses through strict security. and donald trump continues to talk to a new economic plan today. it will produce annual growth of at least 4%. trump is trying to solidify his gop base becoming increasingly vocal about his fitness to be president. and some say they will not support trump in november.
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now to the forecast. it's feeling hotter today. it's nice enough to get out and enjoy the summer day. karen rogers is in for david murphy and you have the details from accuweather. >> reporter: i need my shades rick. it's bright out here and loving it's sunshine and feeling warm and sunny and we see clouds rolling in right now, i want to show you the satellite image and the clouds from the west, we still see the sunshine filtering through and a few more clouds on the way right now, warm temperatures and 88 degrees already in martins creek and 83 in fleet wood and pottstown and coatesville, 89 degrees already and 83 in chester and 85 degrees in center city. and 87 in levittown and 85 in browns mills and cinnaminson. hammonton 86 and 82 on the boardwalk in a.c. and feeling
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comfortable there with the sea breeze. and 85 in dover, delaware. it's a warm afternoon, how about the dew points, it varies depending where you are. 59 is comfortable in allentown, 6 degrees in reading and humidity as well as in philadelphia. 66 not too bad but 76 in dover and 75 in cape may feeling oppressive down there. if you want to head to the playground, the weather goes downhill a bit after today. enjoy it while you can. rather warm and 88 at 2:00, and we'll come down from your high at 4:00 and 87 degrees. the real heat and humidity is coming your way and a real heat wave is coming our way too. i'll have the details with the accuweather forecast coming up. stay connected with our team of meteorologists by following them on facebook and twitter, and let us know what is happening where you are. and turn to 6abc.com/weather for
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the latest information and storm tracker 6 live. just a day after a 10-year-old boy was killed on a water spark slide in kansas, three girls were thrown from a ferris wheel in tennessee at a county fair. now they raise the question of park rides and how they are regulated. >> very three kids that fell from the ferris wheel. >> a trip to a county fair ending in the emergency room for three girls in tennessee. >> i feel bad for the little kids. they just screamed a little bit and hit the ground and were just laying there. >> the car the girls were riding in some how got caught on another one just below of it, turning their car upside down sending them 30 to 45 feet to the ground. >> two girls were alert and answering questions, i can't tell you if the third was or not
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but the third child does have a head injury. >> this morning an investigation into the incidents underway with all carnival rides closed until further notice. meanwhile in kansas -- >> it was a loud boom boom. i knew immediately that someone had fallen off the raft, eyewitnesss revealing while riding the tallest water slide in the world caleb schwab was thrown from the ride and died of a neck injury, two others in his raft suffered minor injuries, two years ago the inspections of this slideshowed people going airborne prompting them to add safety belts before the ride opened. >> turns out water slides are the most dangerous at parks. reporting there were 7200 water slight injuries last year alone.
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channel 6 "action news." >> well, the computers have been fixed but the problems continue for delta airlines, the airline had to cancel another 300 flights today. the disruptions canceled about 1,000 flights yesterday after outages at delta airlines. delta still handing out travel waivers to passengers who were stranded. >> kennedy and jefferson health took the next step toward a merger, signing an agreement to integrate at a ceremony in stratford. it allows the deal to move forward for state approval. the commitment expands existing memberships in kansas care and medical care for patients in the region. there is it much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, he is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant green dragon.
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meet the new stars of the cherished disney film, pete's dragon coming up. and experts say start before your last day on the job. that and more when "action news" continues in a moment.
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a beach is closed in scotland after an oil rig was blown ashore by strong winds. right now crews are working to secure the rig and get it out to sea. the rig became detached from the
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tug and a strong wind blew it to shore. in one was on board but is carrying nearly 90,000 gallons of oil. disney is offering a new take on pete's dragon. in the 1977 live action version, the dragon was a cartoon but in this new film, pete looks real. >> i have never seen a dragon -- >> just because you don't see something doesn't mean it's not there. >> because you say it's true doesn't mean it is. >> bryce dallas howard and robert red ford both meet elliot. >> have never seen the movie in front of an audience, i saw it with my husband and particularly getting this chance to see the movie in front of an audience of children is going to make me
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emotional. >> people don't think of me for stuff like this, i have small children and more like this character than any other i have played. it was fun. >> i saw the girls with the dragon tattoos, the film's director knew how he wanted elliot to look before he took the job. >> before i considered working on this movie i thought the dragon should be furry. >> think everyone will like him as well as he can breathe fire. >> pete looked different during filming. >> a lot of time it was just a pole and we had to use our imagination. >> the vocals for the dragon. >> happy elliot -- scared elliot -- angry elliot --
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>> pete's dragonflies into theaters on friday. it's rated pg, in hollywood, abc news. >> thank you george. and disney of course is the parents company of 6 abc. on to football now eagles rookie quarterback, carson wentz is make his debut on wednesday night. jordan matthews will not play on thursday, the wide receiver will not play because of a knee injury and will likely be out for a couple of weeks. the united states remains on top with 19 medals, china second followed by russia and japan and tonight u.s. swimmers, michael phelps and katie ladecky will go for gold. and the u.s. takes on columbia. coming up another check of the forecast as we look outside from sky 6 hd showing you the beaches
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in atlantic city, a popular place to be right now. karen rogers has an update from accuweather when "action news" comes right back. i approve this message.
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three, two, one! woo! >> philadelphia city officials were on hand to dedicate a renovated playground in the german town section. plenty of kids got to enjoy the equipment this morning. the park features a mural by philadelphia's willis humphrey. today we are dry and that is good news, why not head to the playground right? all right lets do the weather first, lets look at stormtracker 6 live double scan around the area and we are looking good and looking dry, double scan is busy
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and we have a lot of chance for storms starting today. lets take a look outside right now and see what is going on, the action cam was out and about in somer's point, it's great to be down at the shore just a few clouds and it's humid and warm, it's august and the humidity is going to rush back big time. today is a bit humid and then turns oppressive and stays that way. looks like we are tracking heat wave number five, heat indexes in the 90s, and it's the kind of heat you need to prepare for, today it's not too bad. 89 is the high, and 85 currently in philadelphia, 82 in reading and 82 in dover and 85 in millville with the sea breeze it's nice down the shore. 83 in atlantic city. satellite will have showing we have seen the clouds move in. the showers stay suppressed to the south and west and we'll get
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a few more clouds mixing in with the sun this afternoon. today a high of 89 degrees, a few degrees above average for this time of year. 86 is your high in reading and 86 in toms river and 83 in atlantic city and 83 for cape may. here is how we get there hour by hour, 2:00, '80s degrees and 4:00 p.m. feeling better 87 with sunshine and clouds and 6:00 p.m. 84 and muggy in the overnight hours with the dew points starting to rise. tomorrow we get the high pressure that pulls further off the coast and acts as a heat pump and keeps pumping in the southerly flow the hot humid air mass. 78 for your high and a chance for a thunderstorm and a few of them coming through the area and we keep the pattern. look at the dew points, today it's feeling moderately humid. not just wednesday, but
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thursday, friday, saturday, sunday and monday. we track dew points in the 70s. here is your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast today nudging there warm and a bit humid and 89 and tomorrow mougy and storms and 90 and thursday same 91 and muggy and a few storms here and there. be careful of that if you head to the preseason game. friday humid and 94 and hotter on saturday, really the steamiest day is saturday. with a spotty storm around and downpour with the humidity we have. 95 and feeling like 105, and sunday still sicky, 92 and the front doesn't actually come through and try to give us relief on monday and ahead of the front it's hot and 89 for your high with a couple of showers and thunderstorms, not just tracking a heat wave but a time for an extended period that is really uncomfortable. >> karen, thank you. many people helping toward retirement look forward to having more time to exercise and pursue a sport they love.
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today in health check age fearless. tamala edwards explains why starting now matters. >> reporter: being able to play golf or bike all you want sounds like a dream. but the vigorous activity helps to counter what happens naturally as we age. >> we lose an aerobic capacity and lose flexibility. we lose muscle strength and bone density. >> and dr. heidi says the affects are worse for those with chronic diseases, exercising through adult life it helps you age and wards off health problems and relieves stress and boosts your move. and it improves the basics of get can around. it makes it less likely as they age they will have falls or fall related injuries. the doctor says that even for
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busy worker there's are options for people. >> there are apps and plans on the internet and people can find a friend or partner to walk with. some places have fitness centers or treadmills to walk at the same time. if you decide to pick up a new activity in your 50s or 60s find a low impact one. swimming is great for aerobic capacity. and bicycling is another excellent exercise for people that have arthritis. >> keep moving and counting those birthdays. if you have medicare
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doesn't pay. so don't wait. call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that works for you. these types of plans have no networks, so you get to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. rates are competitive, and they're the only plans of their kind endorsed by aarp. remember - these plans let you apply all year round. so call today. because now's the perfect time to learn more. go long. karen has one last check of the forecast before we head to lunch. >> feels good in the a.c., it's hot and lets check the numbers,
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85 in philadelphia, headed up to 89 feeling warm and by 2:00 we are down to 88 and by 4:00, 87 and 6:00, 81, it's a day with sunshine and clouds and rather humid but not horrible. we stay dry, 10:00, 78 and overnight hours it gets muggy, the real heat and humidity starts tomorrow rick, you'll feel the change then. >> finally on "action news" at 12:30, an elderly wisconsin come wants more than just cake and presents for her birthday. linda watkins turned 80 and decided to go slip lining, she invited her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to go with her. it was no match for her. >> she is a cool grandmother. >> a look at stories coming up on "action news" at beginning at 4:00. it's a legal battle over betting
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and professional sports with new jersey, and today a judge delivered a big victory for one side and your bank accounts and credit cards, what you need to know to protect your money and personal information. don't forget to join us later today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. for karen rogers, david murphy, and the entire "action news" team get out and enjoy the afternoon. see you later beginning at 4:00.
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