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"action news" at 12:30 continues. with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. we begin at 12:30 with the latest on the breaking news we have been covering for you since the top of this hour. there is an amber alert in effect right now for the entire viewing area. authorities are looking for a 3-year-old girl named ava burn, she is right there on the right. last seen on vine street in luzerne county wearing only a diaper. again, take a close look at her picture there. she was reportedly abducted by 24-year-old robert burn, he is there on the left. we are working to confirm the relationship between the two. but he is 24 years old and 5'9" and weighs 215 pounds and robert burn is driving a 2004 hyundai, hkb 4681 pennsylvania tags.
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anybody with information is asked to immediately call 911. now to the latest on the 8-year-old girl that was shot in crossfire in camden, she remains in the hospital in critical condition and police are hoping a reward will lead them to the gunman. jeanette reyes working the story for us, live in the neighborhood where this happened. and jeanette, you spoke with the girl's parents? >> reporter: yes, i did. they came here briefly to their home to pick up things before they were rushed to the hospital. the mother was very distraught over her daughter and the father was more composed and said she is gabriel carter. her parents stopped by and there was a growing memorial for their daughter, many from her peers
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praying for her recovery. police say that she was caught in crossfire and shot in the head while sitting on the steps. the mother quickly ran to her side and cradled her head and she was transported to cooper hospital where she remains in critical condition and an intense manhunt is underway for the person responsible. >> reporter: and this picture you are looking at right now on the screen, this is gabrielle carter and parents. and we just got that picture. police started out this investigation, an intention investigation for the plea for the public's help. we are told that the community is responding and they say it's because this child is really angered people that this child is hurt. and they tell me they have very good leads, part of the reason they have not released surveillance video that shows part of this shooting at this
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point they say it's not necessary but offering $6,000 cash reward for anyone that has information that may lead to an arrest and conviction. jeanette reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> lets hope for a break in this case. newcastle police have ra rested a woman in connection with a shooting death with a delaware state university student. cheryl jennings is charged with murdering, 19-year-old malcolm evans, shot near the entrance of the rutledge community in bear. he was on his way to work at fedex when jennings fired a bullet into his car. investigators have not released a motive and evans and jennings apparently did not know each other. >> the last six weeks my family and friends, have spent so many sleepless nights, wondering who and why someone would commit
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such an unspeakable crime. against such an amazing young man. >> police say that tips from the community helped lead to jennings arrest. police say they do suspect foul play, officials were called around 8:00 a.m. to the parking lot of a business on the 500 block of south market street. the man is between 40 and 50 years old and may have tried to climb or jump the fence, the man's identity has not been released . a would be robber with a knife was no match for a cane carrying shop owner. he entered home of the steak on wednesday and she ordered a drink and refused to pay and police say bruhner demanded money from an owner while wielding a steak knife and the
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opener crabbed a cane and bruhner fled and is now facing a list of charges including robbery. in florida people are stocking up on supplies getting ready for a possible hit from tropical storm gaston. they were buying up food and water from this store in miami. it could hit florida. back here new jersey governor, chris christie, is heading to toms river to talk about new hurricane funding, is he expected to announce a funding match from a fema program and we'll have the details for you coming up this afternoon on "action news." and now to our forecast, and the weekend is going to be a hot one. we are getting back up into the 90s and it will feel like triple digits. meteorologist, melissa magee at the "action news" big board and the details from accuweather. we could be looking at another
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heat wave. 90s are in the forecast today and they will keep on rolling as we get into the weekend can right now in philadelphia. 90 degrees. and 90 in wilmington and same in dover, at the coast in cape may 85 degrees and 86 for lancaster and reading. we are tapping into a northwesterly wind helping to dry out the atmosphere after early morning showers we had across the region. current heat index if philadelphia 93 degrees, feeling hotter than that as the afternoon rolls on feeling like 103 in dover. current number in allentown 89 degrees and 97 at the coast and not much relief at the coast today. we are tapping into a land breeze and not the comfortable on shore flow. temperatures there will be feeling like they are also in the 90s today. so the current heat din values as we through the rest of the. feeling like 98 and 94 at 4:00
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p.m. and upper 90s and lower 80s through the rest of the day. here is satellite 6 along with action radar you see it's dry across our region right now and the cold front is off to the west and once that sags off to the south and east. the humidity will drop for the weekend and then the 90s will continue. we'll talk about what to expect today. steamy andsulttory on our friday and lower humidity on saturday but we could see the potential of an extended heat wave. we'll talk about that in the full exclusive accuweather forecast. >> thank you. summer vacation has come to an end for the students and staff at cabrini university. nearly 300 freshman are busy unpacking boxes in radnor. upper classmen where there to help with the heavy lifts and later today there will be a picnic for parents and friends. >> and move-in day at westchester university. they were busy moving their belongings into goshen hall. and we wish all the students in
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the class of 2020 the very best as they begin their college adventure. well, it hasn't even been 24 hours when word came out that carlos ruiz was traded to the los angeles dodgers, we caught up with the catcher at the airport this morning before he headed out west. ruiz spent his entire 11 year career with the phillies and go down as one of the best catchers in team history. >> as excited as you are is there a piece of you that is sad? >> i mean it was real sad. when i leave my house -- it was tough. all day yesterday the same way. lots of phone calls from family and friends. >> we wish him the best and in l.a. he will be reunited with chase utley and ryan howard is the only player left from the 2008 world series winning team.
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coming up a judge decides if oscar pistorius will get more time behind bars for killing his girlfriend and the ground continues to shake in italy as the death toll rises from the earthquake. we'll have those stories and much more when we return. 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. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses.
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an explosion at a police check point in southeast turkey killed 11 police officers today and nearly 80 others were injured. the attackers detonated a truck filled with bombs near the check point. no group has claimed respond for the attack. there are more aftershocked in italy after the deadly earthquake on wednesday. at least 267 people are confirmed dead and as time goes by officials say hopes are dimming of finding anymore survivors. >> a judge in south africa has denied an appeal for a harsher
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sentence for oscar pistorius. he was found guilty of muddering his girlfriend in 2013, the state appealed to extend the six year sentence against the 29-year-old had a limited prospect of success. he claimed he thought his girlfrie girlfriend reeva steenkamp was an intruder. and one month from today the candidates for president will meet face-to-face for the first presidential debate and lana zach says if the campaign trail is any indication sparks will fly. >> reporter: donald trump and hillary clinton are reaching into history to turn voters against their opponents. >> they are often the kind of kids called super predatories. >> this is footage from the 90s and today. >> defending his claims that clinton say bigot. >> you say hatred is at the core
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of that? >> maybe she is lazy. >> and clinton says that trump has a long history of discrimination. >> like the user that goes by the name white genocide gm, trump took this fringe bigot with a few dozen volrs and spread the message to 11 million people. >> a lot of what he believes we believe in. >> the discussion on race spilling over to immigration policy. trump signalling a shift on his position, but not making clear his new stance. >> we'll have to see. >> you know it's a process you can't take 11 at one time and say boom are you gone. >> donald trump was expected to
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give a major speech on immigration this week and there is no word when that is expected to take place. and a new poll out today finds that most americans would like border security and a path to citizenship to be given equal priority. and still ahead on "action news" this noon, another check of the accuweather forecast. stepping live outside sky 6 hd showing you the beaches of atlantic city. a good place to be on this hot friday. melissa magee will have an update from accuweather when "action news" comes right back.
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so we can't be sure if this is covered in officer training. but one cop can tell you for sure. when saving a skunk make it quick. this video of an arkansas police officer is going viral. you see the skunk walking in circle with a cup attached to his face, one reaches down
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grabbed the cup and then tosses it away and then watch here he then darts out of the way too, avoiding the skunk's spray but his partner not so lucky, he needs a new uniform, once that gets on you it's not funny. >> it will be stinking around here too because it's hot and quite steamy as we head into the weekend. we'll show you what is going on here is stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see it's dry and no issues with precipitation, we had a cold front still coming through by the way. it will lower the humidity for the start of the weekend and because that front was around earlier we had showers in portions of philadelphia and also jersey. it's dry right now. we'll show you the picture outside sky 6 hd from our temple university camera looking at the center city skyline. it's bright and dry.
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philadelphia coming in at 90 degrees, the pressure 30.01 and winds from the north northern west at 12 miles per hour that will eventually bring relief to the humidity as we get into the weekend and the ocean temperature in the 70s. numbers north and west of town, 86 for fleet wood and pottstown and 90 in center city and 87 in new holland and 84 in oxford. down in new jersey, lower are the for vineland and 92 in cinnaminson and dover. current heat index values, 93 in philadelphia and 105 currently in dover, and feeling like 89 for both reading and allentown and the i-95 metro today heat indexes close to 100 degrees, feeling like 95 to 100 as we go throughout the rest of the day. here is satellite 6 along with action radar there is our cold front coming on through, this will sag on off to the south and
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east as we get into tonight and as you wake up tomorrow morning, some relief is on the way and the human will drop and the temperatures will still stay in the 90s. the call from accuweather for the rest of today. partly sunny and hot and humid and maxing out at 90 degrees in the city with the nor north-northwesterly wind tonight. and we drop to 73 with the northerly wind that drys out the atmosphe atmosphere. numbers on the 95 corridor in the 70s and lower 70s north and west and 86 at the poconos and the coast a warm start to the day and by 2:00 in the afternoon numbers 24 philadelphia, at 91 and 86 in allentown and 85 degrees in dover. here is the shore forecast, if you travel down the shore today. the ocean temperature in the 70s and not much of a sea breeze and high temperature is 87 and sunny and less humid tomorrow and high temperature of 83 at the coast
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and lots of sunshine tomorrow at 80 degrees. it's hot and humid today and high temperature up to 95 degrees and hot and less humid tomorrow in at 91 and mostly sunny and still hot on sunday and getting close to 91 and we'll watch that closely and if we hit 90 on monday we could have another heat wave and hot and sticky on tuesday at 93 and 93 on wednesday and thursday sunshine and clouds and high temperature at 89 degrees, lots of breaks in the shade outside tomorrow. you'll love this next one. it's an fyi and if you love meat drop what you are doing. joe is a local super star to say the least. they are both on east passyunk
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avenue. he is doing it based on an art he lettered in italy. >> this is chef joe's third venture. >> can you smell it. he named the business after himself and what he is doing. >> this is a place where salami is made. >> he was curing the meats in the basement of labor 2 but came hooked on the process. >> i thought what could i do to make moresalami. >> any ground cured sausage is a salami. he sells his products to restaurants and online. >> this is gorgeous and beautiful. >> he trained under italian chefs and cures his meats the italian way. >> this is the exact recipes they use in italy. >> and it's made in small batches using local ingredients.
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>> is this like the king? >> this is the king of meats. it's undisputed the best in the world. >> the key is the marbling. >> this is where the diet of the pig comes through. and makes sweet salami, this doesn't taste like your average sala salami. >> it's three to four months, a slow process. >> and he works hand in hand with the farmers that raise the pigs and he uses the natural process. >> we don't use any sulfates in our products. >> people feel good about what they are eating and the only thing missing is -- >> a glass of wine. >> he said that not me. more and other hot and delicious
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happenings around town this saturday at 7:00 on 6 abc. that was super good. we'll be right become. for senate, a clear difference. katie mcginty: for background checks, for banning assault weapons, and banning high-capacity ammunition clips. and pat toomey? against an assault weapons ban
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those are happy tears. it was an emotional morning for philadelphia postal worker, thomas pender, he was recognized for his 50 years of service, a ceremony at the main office in west philadelphia. they say he is the happiest and luckiest guy in the world and has no plans to retire any time soon. what a guy. >> one final look at the forecast. with meteorologist, melissa magee. >> it's a hot one today and still humid across the region, we are calling for a high temperature of 95 in philadelphia, stormtracker 6 live double scan radar you can
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see it's dry and quiet and no issues with precipitation and there are a couple of showers around earlier today and the cold front off to the north and west. and once it does, we have lower humidity as we head into the weekend, although temperatures this week and this weekend are staying in the 90s. now back to the breaking news story. an amber alert in our area, authorities are looking for a 3-year-old girl named ava burn last seen in luzerne county on vine street. wearing own a diaper, she was reported reportedly abducted by the man you see on the screen robert burn. they are coming to
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philadelphia this weekend with the hopes of showing off the best of the neighbored. details on the event that involves everything from restaurants to clothing stores. and an iconic part of 30 and street station is changing for good. the details to change at rival and departure board. don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. for melissa magee, david murphy, rick williams and sara bloomquist and it's entire "action news" team i'm alicia vitarelli have a great friday and try to stay cool.
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