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struggle for a weapon. "action news" reporter jeff chirico is live in trenton with the details, jeff? >> reporter: hi walter. folks say more people could have been hurt if not for that officer. they say this block was packed with people attending a party after a funeral. argument broke out just before 10:00 on the 500 block of roosevelt street. witnesses say man who died, 34 year-old alfred toe, grabbed a gun from his brother's car and pointed it at another man. according to prosecutors, 30 year-old conn stan teen toe disarmed his older brother but got shot in the hand in the process. that is when an off-duty officer attending that party stepped n he ordered constantine to take the gun and he complied but police say alfred toe, one witnesses say initially got the gun tried to grab a weapon from the could be. we then pick up the story from there. >> i was standing right there.
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unaudible. >> he did take lives. everybody did say, some people said he was wrong, or wasn't but he saved a lot of people. >> we were here last night, and more than one bullet that was going off. >> reporter: alfred toe was shot once this is chest and died at the hospital. mercer county prosecutor's office is investigating, but has not yet released name of that officer. reporting live from trenton new jersey, jeff chirico for channel six "action news". >> jeff, thank you. reward is $50,000 for information, leading to at rest and conviction of the person who shot and killed a little girl in camden. eight year-old gabriel carter was playing in the neighbor's porch earlier this week when a gun battle broke out. bullet struck her in the head and she died at the hospital two days later. last night hundreds of people, including gabby's mother gathered to mourn and to appeal to the public for information. despite the reward police say they have received, very
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little information, about this case. the driver of this car was killed after losing control, and slamming into a utility pole this morning. the investigators say driver was traveling down chews landing road when it happen, car plowed into the pole, splitting the vehicle in half. in word on the driver's identity or why the driver lost control. overnight shooting, ended up with a man, in critical condition. victim was riding a motor psyched until front of the steve's prince of states, on comly street when someone shot him in the head. investigators think shooting was as a result of the argument involving victim and several other men. so far no arrests have been made. investigators are trying to figure out if an overnight case of groping in south philadelphia is connected to a string of reese even sexual assaults in the city, believed to be commit by a man on a bike. "action news" reporter trish hartman spoke with neighbors who remain on high alert. >> i'm more vigilant. i must confess as i have been walking around recently after hearing reports, i have been
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especially aware of anyone riding on the sidewalk or near the sidewalk. >> reporter: folks like martha hitchin woke up to disturbing news in their south philadelphia neighborhood, yet another indecent assault being investigate by police, another suspect seen fleeing on the bike. police say woman was walking home from work on the 1600 block of bainbridge when she was groped. >> i don't think it is wise to walk late at night but sometimes people have no choice if they get off a bus, subway they have to walk. >> reporter: this is latest of assault in the series of sexual assaults that the police have been trying to solve. last week police held a news conference and released surveillance video of a male on a bike, caught on cameras groping a woman wearing a dress, and then riding away. police say he is a hispanic man in his 20's with a stocky build between 5-foot four and six, wearing i black and orange backpack with the chest strap. investigators believe the same man is behind four similar assaults this month and investigate to go see if this latest incident is connected.
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people who frequently walk in the area have of 15th and bainbridge say they will be keeping an eye out. >> any guy that has crime you want to keep your eyes open and try to walk in pairs. >> i try to keep my eyes peeled just because everything i do see on the nooses specially being a young woman too, we are sometimes targeted. >> reporter: philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in catching the person responsible for these sexual assaults. if you have any information we are asked to contact the special victims unit. reporting from hunting park, trish hartman for channel six "action news". moving on to the accu weather forecast. it was a hot day but for the last weekend in august it wasn't that bad. but summer is not over just yet and humidity is expect to make a come back. meteorologist melissa magee is here with the first check of the accu weather forecast, hi there, melissa. >> hi there walter. it was official today. heat wave number six here in philadelphia it started out on friday with a high of 93. yesterday we maxed out at 93. the high temperature today in the city coming in at 90. we had three straight days of temperatures in the 90's and
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yeah, once again we have a heat wave on our hand. normal for us this time of the year is 84 degrees. the despite all of that august heat, it certainly didn't feel too bad outside. currently in philadelphia, coming in at 89 degrees. eighty's in allentown. seventy-eight in the poconos. at the coast in cape may nice on shore wind, 80 degrees there, 81 for beach haven and atlantic city. looking at dew point numbers we're not bad. we have seen worse for this time of the year, dew point numbers were were in the 95 corridor and north and west are in the the middle to lower 60's. more moisture for cape may and dover especially with the on shore push of moisture across the region at this hour. here's satellite six with action radar you can see it is dry and quiet across the region. we're tracking a cold front in the eastern great lakes and some of this moisture will start to dive to the south and east as we go through the rest of tonight the but there is not much moisture associated with this so i would allow for a spotty, isolated shower for the rest of this evening, otherwise, we're staying dry. here's the call as we look
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ahead, hot and turning more humid, once again back to work on monday and then cooler, late week, that is a nice treat heading our way. keeping a close eye on the traffic, tropics, things are heating up, we have got hurricane gaston, tropical depression number eight and number nine, we will look at that coming up with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. >> all right, melissa, thank you. two brothers both on parole and long arrest record are charged in the first degree murder of the death of the young mother of four in day. darwin and darren sorrells are accused of killing nykea aldridge, cousin of dwayne wade. the brothers were shooting at another man but instead they hit aldridge in the head as she was pushing her new born baby home in the stroller after registering three older kid, for school. >> this reprehensible act of violence is an example of why we need to change the way we treat offenders in the city of chicago. which will enough be enough. >> reporter: murders in chicago are up, a staggering
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48 percent this year, nearly all involving handguns. police say a fifth of those guns comes from indiana where gun laws are more lenient. world news sunday will have more details about the the rest as well as the reaction coming up at 6:30 right here after "action news". new jersey transit officer is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a man who was on the tracks. the here's a video. you can see officer victor ortiz struggling to pull the man off of those tracks. apparently the man just gotten in a confrontation on the plane at see caucus station and ended up jumping off the train lying on the tracks and refusing to move. ortiz finally pulled with everything that he had and was able to get the man off the tracks seconds before a train came barreling through. my goodness. much more on "action news", 3100 miles and 40 cities, it is not just a test of endurance but a very special mission that these cyclist are taking this epic journey. if you are wondering where to find the best food in the city, all you had to do was go to fairmount park.
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what all this delicious festival was all about coming up. after an embarrassing loss last night, phillies try to save face against the mets. jamie apody has sports when "action news" comes right back.
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more than 30 organizations came together to promote unity in camden, new jersey. camden community celebration included activities for teens and kid including a book bag give away. group's hope on show young people that they have the community's support, and hopefully show them the path the to becoming productive young men and women. chase center in wilmington was filled with the sound of celebration today. >> ♪ >> hundreds of eastern star members were among those taking part in the service wrapping up august quarterly, the oldest african-american festival honoring freedom of speech and the right to assemble.
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it dates back to 1814. senator chris coons was among special guests at today's services. talk about an amazing way for kid to spend a sunday, giant inflatable slides were part of the second annual festival of people, at upper merion park today. later on musical acts, comedians and dancers came to the stage. festival is designed to help members of the community get to know each other and maybe make new friend. >> ♪ >> and here you see a slice of ukraine culture today in horsham. dancing and music was just part of the 25th annual ukraine foulke festival. there was plenty of amazing food to try out with a great selection offhanded made arts and crafts. cyclist on a nationwide mission stopped in philadelphia today, bike for friendship is a six week trip from san diego and new jersey. it benefits people with special needs. during the 3100-mile journey these cyclist stopped in 40 cities to meet with local chapters in the friendship circle. connect teenage volunteers
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with those with special needs who need a friend. philadelphia chapter is planning a local ride this winter.
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more than 4,000 runners took part in a race today, it is all about philadelphia neighborhoods. philly 10k went through south philadelphia, olde city and washington square area, spectators could watch in their windows and stoops, runners wrapped up the event with the festival and a beer garden. time for a check of sports jamie apody is in for jeff and phillies, not sure who we will get every single day that passes by. today they did well. >> yesterday was really bad. >> yes. >> roller coaster. >> phillies did something against mets they have not done since i was one. they surrendered a home run cycle what is that? solo him run, two run shot, three run blast and grand slam in the same game.
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today, at it. caesar hernandez lays down a bunt. sacrifice squeeze, and that didn't work. and, then let's try again. fourth inning phillies do tie it. jimmy parades, fly ball to deep right, drives one into tie the game. and wouldn't you know they had runner thrown out at the plate? yet again. back to back game. now finally in the seventh here's one way to make yourself welcome new catcher ay ellis doubles in the winning runs. phillies stop a sweep with a five-one lead. eagles made a round of cuts within the last hour some vice is here, offensive lineman andrew gardener and chris givens and ruben randall, gone. sure, it is preseason. take witt a grain of salt. eagles had a impressive showing with the colts. sam bradford and offense shined. they didn't start defensive player but first team offense had yet to find the end zone
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until last night. they dit three times. bradford 17-20, 160-yard, two touchdowns. eagles win 33-23. bradford looks like he is ready. >> seventeen for 20. i mean it is high percentage, obviously and touchdowns, and just seeing the field, and putting the ball exactly where he wants to put it, i think his growth and his maturity and understanding of the offense and trusting his guys. >> i think everyone in the locker room. before week one gets here you still have have a lot have of work to do. this is a big week coming up, try to get a jump on cleveland. >> as for d they continue to play the way they have all preseason that is great a speaks legs i against the runs. colts had 39-yard on 18 carries. fire quarterback they got pressure sacking andrew luck three times. >> the biggest thing is we have, you know, i am loved every single week. that is our goal, to continue to get better. preseason was really important this year. we made switch to a new season. >> i think our defense will be
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definitely special. we can carry this team. you know, i am sure, y'all see us out there and it is pretty. jim schwartz personality is showing out there. because he is a guy that wants to get after you. >> given the cuts i told but earlier birds november depth at wide out. why not pluck from the champs. tomorrow eagles are expect to work out two members of the philadelphia soul including top wide receiver darius reynolds who had is 12 catches and 38 touchdowns. he is expected to work out jay metz the defensive lineman of the year. he had eight sacks. >> word cannot even explain, man. i just get jittery thinking bit. i just got to take it one day at a time and do everything that i know that will help me get on that team. >> i got a good idea or good feeling, you know, here in philly, i will get a chance. winning the arena bowl and get that opportunity it is a dream come true. trying out for eagles but will be talking about them 97.5 fanatic mike missanelli will join me for "action news" sports sunday and break down
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the week that was tonight after "action news" at 11:00. over 23,000 in williamsport to watch little league world series championship, new york against south korea check out this catch by james fellows. wow. robbed south korea of a home run. the just like their name, it end well, for american team, and he pitches a complete game, and endwell wins it two-one. all is well that ends well. >> so cool. >> they went through pennsylvania, new jersey, delaware to get here. >> never been to williams for the for little league world series it is the best it owns my bucket list. humidity is expect to make a return tomorrow, up next meteorologist melissa magee has the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast but first a preview on what ace head world news sunday. >> coming up tonight arrest in the shooting of an nba stars cousin, now a plea from chicago's top cop. united airlines pilots accused of being too drunk to fly and star quarterback's national anthem protests some burning
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michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs]
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and as of now, i'd have to say no. grills why fired up filling the area with the heavenly aroma, of, barbecue. annual caribbean jerk festival brought out the best chefs from all across the region, this style of cooking got its start in jamaica of course but each with its own delicious twist, and a tasty tradition. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. gaston out to sea. another tropical depression. what are we dealing with here. >> we have heard from gaston, hurricane, category three storm, tropical depression
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number eight close to the outer banks of the north carolina and tropical will california depression number nine, just south of florida. so lots to track, walter. we will go over it in just a moment. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. the it is dry. no issues with precipitation but there is a cold front off to the north and west. some will start to drift to the south and east as we go throughout the rest of tonight. we will show you outside action cam was outside earlier today, there in upper merion, pennsylvania. you can see we have the bounce house, lot of folks having a good time, it was certainly not, humid across the region. bright blue sky overhead, and nothing to complain about as we close out the last day of a weekend. that august heat certainly continues, this is heat wave number six here officially in philadelphia with the high temperature today of 90 degrees. looking at the days we have seen at 90 or higher, so far for this month, we have seen 14-degree days and 14 daisy should say. seven days above the average, 4.1 degrees above where we should be this time of the
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year. this is more than likely going to go down as one of the warmest augusts on record in philadelphia. eighty-nine in the city at this hour. eighty-seven in reading. seventy-eight in the poconos. at the coast in cape hey nice on shore breeze at 79. eighty in beach haven. eighty-two in dover. eighty-six in the west and lancaster. looking at dew point as cross the region certainly not bad along that 95 corridor and to the north and west. dew points are in the middle to lower 60's. we have 70-degree dew points popping up for dover and cape may. that is partly because we are dealing with that constant push of moisture from the easterly direction, heading in across our coastal communities. more moisture at the coast because we are closer to the atlantic. your satellite six with action radar is there that cold front that is still off to our north and west, this will start to dip on off to the south and east but with very little fanfare, as it works its way in to mid-atlantic region and rest of the delaware and lehigh valley. call from accu weather for rest of tonight, partly cloudy, warm, humid, isolated
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shower and storm. another wise we will stay dry, dropping down to 67 in the suburbs and 70 in philadelphia for the overnight low. taking it down to the tropics, things are starting to heat up, we were talking about this earlier. we have tropical depression number nine that just formed to the south, of florida. we will watch that closely. hurricane gaston that moves quickly becoming a category three hurricane and we have tropical depression number eight. gaston we have talk about yesterday and day before that with these long period swells and in combination with the easterly wind across coastal sections of new jersey and delaware there is high surf and rip current concerns. tropical depression number eight is something we have to track closely as it gets closer and closer to our coast. we will show you the track, with tropical depression number eight, wind sustained at 35 miles an hour to the west at 9 miles an hour and this could more than likely strengthen within the next day or so and clip outer banks of the not carolina before it heads out to sea but by wednesday it is pretty close to the jersey coastline and we
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will track progression of that across our region. back here at home on monday we are track ago this cold front down to the south. high temperature at 92 degrees. humid, isolated shower or storm is likely. the as we get into monday night and tuesday high pressure takes over. sunshine and not as muggy by then with a high of 89 degrees. we have that tropical system to the south and we will monitor the progression of that fairly closely as we go throughout the rest of the week. the here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, humid, isolated showers, storm likely, high of 92. on tuesday, sunny not as sticky high at 89. on wednesday, humid with shower or storm likely at 93. in the wake of the front finally we will get relief. on thursday it is a cooler day turning less humid. high temperature in at 85, beautiful on friday, in at 80 degrees. the saturday, sunny and pleasant for first weekend in september high of 83. plenty of sunshine next sunday, walter with a high coming in at 85.
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>> summer's almost over. >> almost. >> sadly. >> yes. >> thanks, melissa. you can find the seven day forecast and storm tracker six double scan radar anytime of the day right there on our web site at six abc world news sunday is next on channel six, and join us for "action news" at ten at phl17 tonight and then back here again the at six abc at 11:00 for every. now for the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez, we will be back here at 11:00 o'clock. >> ♪ hi, i'm dominique wilkins.
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welcome to "world news tonight." outrage in chicago. two brothers charged with gunning down the cousin of an nba superstar. one just released from jail, still wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet. tonight, the emotional plea from the city's top cop. >> when will enough be enough? a pair of united airline pilots arrested just moments before takeoff. accused of being too drunk to fly. plus, investigators on the scene of that emergency landing for a southwest flight. a piece of the engine ripped right off. the charter bus crash that left a fire chief dead. the mangled wreckage. and now, the shocking discovery about who was behind the wheel of that bus. the desperate call to 911. and the frustrated dispatcher on the other end. >> what did he look like?


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