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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon. rick is off.
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in the news this noon. a man accused of killing his girlfriend's young son is heading to court in camden county. and a woman and a teenager make a dramatic escape from a house fire. and the big story is new developments in a stabbing at a south jersey apartment complex. we learn that a woman was killed and her husband critically injured in the violent incident inside of their home. katherine is live now with the details. >> reporter: there were three children inside of the home when this took place and authorities are trying to figure out what exactly happened inside of this apartment complex that left one woman dead and her husband critically injured. >> a single police car pulled up to collingswood apartments off the white horse pike. police were called shortly
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before 8:00 p.m. >> there were a lot of police cars out and an ambulance out front. there was a few people outside just watching everything. >> reporter: a woman in her 30s was found in the second floor bedroom stabbed multiple times and pronounced dead. her husband also in his 30s had stab wounds they believe were self-inflicted. he was rushed to cooper hospital where he underwent surgery last night. there were three children in the apartment when this happened. >> it's sad to hear something like that coming from home. i feel bad for them. >> reporter: and we don't know yet if authorities have been called to that home before. we do know that the couple just recently moved in. we are live in collingswood, katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a woman and a 17-year-old girl had to jump out of a window
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to escape a burning home in philadelphia this morning. firefighters found them on the ground at mitchner avenue on west oak lane. they jumped from the second floor window after the flames broke out. both were take and to the einstein medical center. turning now to accuweather, we are enjoying another sunny warm day with low humidity, could be the best day of the entire week today. sky 6 hd giving us a live view here, the picture perfect view of center city at this hour. lets get the latest conditions from david murphy out on the terrace. >> reporter: there is not as much of a breeze. take a look at satellite and there is little localized cloud cover and less out here over the terrace than yesterday. as you look at temperatures, up to 78 in philadelphia under the sun and still 75 in allentown.
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76 in trenton and 79 in wilmington. and down the shore in cape may, 78 degrees, notice how the wind is slowly coming down out of the north continuing to draw dry air into the region. everybody is in the 50s for dew points this afternoon. anything below 60 is comfortable and 51 in philadelphia is well below 60 degrees. as we look at your pool forecast not a bad place to spend the afternoon. 81 we 5:00 with a high of 82 right in between at 3:00 or 3:30. you'll want the sunscreen and shades today. and later on this weekend? think being a barbecue, nice night for that, lot of sun and warm but not humid. 80 by 6:00 and by 8:00, 76 degrees. last night i was out snipping the hedges in the evening and there was nice flavors floating through the air. a lot of aroma coming from barbecues in my neighborhood.
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sara when i step inside we have another decent day tomorrow and then humidity creeping up during the work week and a chance of thunderstorms ahead. and a lot go on in the tropics coming up. >> thank you. keep up with the latest weather information by following our team of meteorologists on facebook and twitter and a great way to share photos with us. president barack obama is on his way to view the devastation caused by flooding in southern louisiana. the president is due to arrive at 1:00 to tour the damaged neighborhoods and meet with victims. an estimated 60,000 homes were damaged or destroyed and they are looking for financial federal aid. we'll have an update on the disaster response and a live report from baton rouge. in a race for the white house, hillary clinton is brushing off new questions about
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her emails while donald trump's campaign continues to target minority voters. we have the latest developments from the campaign trail and a report from washington. >> reporter: an akron -- donald trump asking for their vote before a mostly white audience. >> we'll get rid of the crime and you can walk down the street without getting shot. and now expanding to hispanics as well. they say that donald trump outreach is also for white voters and wants to give as many white voters confidence. >> trump appears to be softening his firm stance on immigration and accusing the democrats of rigging the election against him. he asked the supporters to make sure they watch the polls.
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and when i say watch you know what i'm talking about right? >> the right wing in particular feel that voter fraud is rampant. >> and controversy over hillary clinton's email continues. it appears to show a closer relationship between the clinton foundation and the state department when clinton was secretary of state and the fbi handed over 15,000 new emails for the state department to review. last night on jimmy kimmel, clinton seemed to laugh off the alligations. >> my emails are so boring, i'm embarrassed about that. we have already released 30,000 plus so what is a few more. >> both are preparing for the main event, the debates this fall. and there is no doubt they will be the most watched debates ever. donald trump's running mate
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has two events in buck county at king of prussia at 1:30. "action news" reporter john rawlins is covering pence's trip and will bring us live reports this afternoon. jerry sandusky is back in a centre county court for a third day of his testimony in an appeals hearing. the former penn state assistant football coach claims his former lawyer did not adequately represent him. sandusky is currently serving a 30 to 60 year sentence. it's move-in day for the 160 seminarians in wynnewood, 45 new students are among them moving in today, this increases
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enrollment over last year. 18 represent the archdiocese of philadelphia and one is from bangladesh. a teenager is nursing an injury from a roller coaster ride at six flags. and a new policy allowing teachers to carry guns. and david murphy is tracking the return of the heat and humidity in the seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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the fbi has now launched a federal terrorism investigation into a stabbing incident in roanoke, virginia, over the weekend. according to police farooky attacked a man and woman. he allegedly yelled allah akbar. and he may have been trying to behead a victim is an isis inspired attack. both victims were hospitalized after the attack. out west crews have fully surrounded a massive wild fire burning east of los angeles.
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the blue cut fire burned 57 square miles of land destroying 100 homes and 200 other buildings. officials say the flames grewover sunlight and that fire forced 2500 people out of their homes and closed a popular tourist attraction. wikileaks is not just spilling government secrets it appears that private lives are collateral damage. wikileaks exposed the dealings of government, private information for sexual victims have been posted on the internet. there is no response from founder, julian assange. kingsburg high school is allowing five staff members to have guns on campus this september, they have to be concealed and they cannot know
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who is carrying them. the school thinks this will help them respond if something happens. >> we are not trying to take the place of law enforcement, but providing an opportunity to eliminate or limit potential casualties during that response time. >> the armed staff members are required to undergo training and a mental evaluation. 19-year-old sabrena nasser says she lost a front tooth when she was hit in the face at six flags great adventure, they believe that she was hit by an object dropped by another driver. and a man is rushed to the hospital after risking his life to impress a woman he just met. he tried to jump from one rooftop to another. to show off for a new female
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friend but instead became stuck in the narrow space between the two buildings, rescue workers had to cut through the inside of a fast food restaurant to reach him. he injured hi ankle because waived as he was wheeled away. we have an update on the fitness ban give away that mcdonalds taking back over safety concerns. and a leading health group are setting sugar limits for children and the guidelines are stricker than you might think.
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people are buying new homes at the fastest pace in nearly a decade. the commerce department says that home sales jumped 12% last month to their strongest level in 2007. low interest rates and a steady job market is encouraging people to by but the median price fell a half percent. parents should not rely on the current television rating system according to the journal of pediatrics, they found that it's not accurate. and there is violence across shows, regardless of rating. and that kids have a hard time telling between fake and real. parents are earn couraged to talk to their children. health check this noon, the american heart association is urging family to greatly limit their children's sugar intake.
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new guidelines say that kids should have less than 6 tea spoons of added sugar a day. the same as one chocolate bar, added sugar is any sweetener that has calories. kids typically get two to three times recommended by the new guidelines. colonel sanders wants you to smell like his famous recipe. kfc gave away 3 thousand bottles of sunscreen that smells like fried chicken. the company even hired george hamilton to hawk the new menu item because of that signature dark tan. the "action news" team is out working on news stories beginning tonight at 4:00. let check in with alicia vitarelli. >> reporter: police say that the same man is behind a series of robberies, all at gun point and they are working to track him down. coming up in today's show we'll tell you about some of cases in which police say he has robbed
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the same store multiple times in the same day. we'll have details in the crimes he pulled off and what police are doing to find him before he strikes again. and the zika virus continues to spread we have details on the newest cases including one outside of the area that officialed have been watching. it all begins at 4:00, take us with you on the go if you have not done loaded the 6 abc news app. you can watch us streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. >> thank you. accuweather is coming up when we come right back. many people clean their dentures
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reacting to the fact that it's august. stormtracker 6 live double scan there is no precipitation out there at this hour either. lets go ahead and take a look at the leaves and the moon in east falls. a really pretty picture on the ac cam. there is a lock of cloud cover out there so far. and staying fairly sunny the rest of the way too. 78 is your current temperature and we rebounded. the dew point is nice and low well below the 60 degree threshold. and winds shifted south-southeast at 15 miles per hour but the air is dry and it will take time to get the humidity level to climb. and trenton 79 and 75 in allentown. and up close to 80 in cape may and down toward millville. satellite reinforcing that idea that we are looking at lots of sun. maybe some fair weather cumulous popping up later on.
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mostly sunny and pleasant the one change today is there is not much of a breeze, from you a breeze person, 82 degrees and not bad in the lehigh valley. and down the shore a weak sea breeze, mostly sunny and nice and 80 degrees. and in philadelphia, mostly sunny and pleasant a high of 82 and the lighter wind pattern i talked about. the humidity is very low today. and 65 is the overnight low, mainly clear and comfortable and not as chilly tomorrow morning but still cool and refreshing and not much wind involved. dew points are starting to climb a bit, remember you have to get them up over 60 before say it will be a little humid. but still not all that humid. thursday a little more humid but not all that bad. it will be hot again on friday with a thunderstorm possible and then we drop off from that front and monday we are back up into the 70s with the dew point and
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that is what we consider oppressive humidity. tropical satellite showing fiona now exfiona. and anotherl depression off of the coast of africa. and this will probably peter out east florida and the bahamas. this one, which could be tropical storm hermine, is on its way to the leeward islands and potentially in the bahamas be maybe even florida by time early next week. we'll keep our eyes on that one. as for gaston this could could be a hurricane, and maybe category two but all indications that this turns into the northern atlantic and maybe we'll have a heavy surf in the beginning or middle of next
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week. we'll see about that. your seven day from accuweather, sunny and beautiful and 82 low humidity and warmer and 87 and still a nice day, and a bit more humid on thursday, but not a bad day, cool drinks abound and hot and humid conditions return on friday. and 92 is the high. and a shower or storm in the evening on friday. and hot on saturday and 93 and down to 89 on sunday and monday looks 89 and high humidity, oppressive humidity there for at least a day and maybe a thunderstorm around. >> all right thanks david. a pricey piece of new york city real state is on the market. for $7 million you can own a crypt underneath the basilica of saint patrick cathedral. this is the first time that a mausoleum under the church is made available.
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it has room for six. and they will be buried behind famous figures including the first bishop from new york. there is much more ahead in the next half hour of "action news" at noon. the incoming freshman in widener university now has a new place to call home. and a family of bears has some play time in one person's backyard. next. i'm only in my 60's.
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"action news" continues. >> hello again, rick is off. president obama is getting a firsthand look today at the massive flood damage in louisiana. we are live in baton rouge next. and a roller coastner our area gets stuck and riders have to climb down to safety. and now the details, president obama is traveling to louisiana today in the aftermath of devastating floods there. tens of thousands of people are left homeless and 13 people lost their lives. the president left the white house late this morning and is expected to land in baton rouge, and the president's visit is coming after he was criticized for not ending his summer vacation early to visit louisiana. marcy gonzales joins us live
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from baton rouge with more. >> reporter: hi sara, this is a part of what the president will see during the visit. house after house with every piece of furniture and belonging tossed to the curb, these families have to start over and many don't have flood insurance. from the subsiding flood water to everything it destroyed -- >> it looks like a bomb went off. >> president obama is going to baton rouge for a firsthand look. >> the american people are standarding with baton rouge as they rebuild their community. >> the community reeling from a storm after a storm that hit neighborhoods not prone to flooding. killing at least 13 people and damaging an estimated 60,000 homes. >> we want to the nation to come and assist us, louisiana needs

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