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what's with them? oh, those two? they're always fighting for attention. there's more to a legendary city than its legends. plan your legendary stay at sara are off. i'm alicia vitarelli. we just got appear update from
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the eagles head coach after they traded sam bradford. we have details after a woman was run over and beaten to death in the city's logan section. the big story on "action news" this noon is the coastal impact hermine is having along the shore. the storm is massive, but it has moved farther east. from sky6 live hd you can see the sun is shining in atlantic city, but the storm is creating rough surf which is causing beach erosion. let's get the latest from meteorologist karen rogers at the big board for david murphy. hi, karen. >> reporter: hi, alicia, as you look at the image you can see the size of hermine barely moving at 6 miles per hour. look how far it is from our coastline, about 300 miles off the coast of atlantic city and delaware. even though it is projected to make a jog toward the west, it's far enough out the impact that we'll see are minimal even along the coastline. here's what to expect. we'll continue to see the waves
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that erupt, 8 to 12-foot waves, dangerous rip currents that will continue for the next couple of days. be careful and stay out of the water. some beach erosion, we're seeing some. some of the winds are pulling out of the north as owe posted to the northeasterly. that will improve conditions there. minor coastal flooding. we have another high tide between 10:30 and 11:00 p.m. where we'll see minor coastal flooding tonight. as we look at the satellite image you can see the clouds that hermine is pulling along the coast. it's almost a wall, look at the cloud cover north and west of the city. northern montgomery and bucks county, you're looking sunny. it depends on where you're living. hermine is spreading the clouds through the region on this labor day. at the shore today lots of clouds, gusty winds at times.
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we sue sunshine earlier, a shower possible, only the chance of a shower 76 degrees. in the city, 83 degrees, sun an clouds, the farther north and west you go, the more sunshine, so bright sunshine in the lehigh valley, great day for the picnics, mostly sunny skies and high of 84 degrees. after today, just as more and more kids head back to school, alicia, we're forecasting another heat wave. we'll talk about the heat in the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> never a dull moment. trish hartman continue our coverage this afternoon live in atlantic city. not a bad day for those who stuck it out. >> reporter: no, alicia, the sun is nowhere to be seen, but people are out enjoying the beach, some have slickers on but they are out here nonetheless. lifeguards are going knee deep into the ocean because of the strong currents and rough waves. that's not stopping people from
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making the most of their labor day weekend. surfers used the advantage of the storm to surf. >> reporter: lifeguards are asking people to go in knee deep. this family from flemming ton new jersey said they have not gotten anytime in the ocean with their two young boys, but still they are glad they stayed. >> i expected it to be crazy, it's dead down here, we hit no traffic coming down, it was nice. >> a little too quiet if you ask shop owners on the boardwalk, businesses are feeling hermine's effects even while out to sea. it's a much quieter weekend than amend. >> business is slower after the
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tropical storm coming up the coast, nothing you can do about the weather. >> reporter: now, the manager of that shop told me they are looking forward to the warmup ahead and hoping to make up for the lost business with nice september weekends. reporting live in atlantic city, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> that's the truth, september is one of the best times to be at the jersey shore. one of the threats from the storm continues to be beach erosion. the strong waves eroded the shoreline in holgate, new jersey. on lbi, they were busy building up a sand barrier. go to for updated hourly forecast and real time views from any changes of storm tracker 6 live. follow our meteorologist also on facebook and twitter. it's a great way to stay connected. we're following breaking news from the eagles, doug
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peterson said rookie quarterback carson wentz will start on sunday against the browns. peterson spoke for the first time we heard from the head coach since he strayeded sam bradford -- traded sam bradford to the vikings. >> i'm excited. it's an opportunities for us and our team, i feel confident we'll get the job done. >> carson wentz suffered a rib injury in the first preseason game. today peterson said he is 100% healthy and ready to take to the field on sunday. carson wentz is expected to speak in the media in a matter of minutes, we'll bring that to you live when it happens. a death investigation is underway after a woman was found lying underneath a car.
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police say the victim was over and beaten to death with a shovel. it happened last night in the city's logan section. jennette reyes has been following this story all morning, live at the scene where she spoke exclusively with a witness. jennette what is the witness saying? >> reporter: well, alicia, the suspect is behind bars for what people described as a horrific and gruesome crime. witnesses tell me this is where it happened where the woman was run over at least four times and then hit over the head with a shovel. it was 8:30 p.m. many of the residents along west loudon and franklin street were out for a block party. this woman who asked not to have her name released she was home when she heard what sounded like a crash. >> i was in my house and i was eating and i heard a loud boom. she peered out the window and one of the few to witness a
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horrific crime taking place in the dimly lit lot across the street. >> i thought was a car accident, the driver backed up with the car i saw the lady laying in the lot, and he kept running the car over her, but the suspect was not done with the gravelily injured victim -- gravely injured victim, a woman in her 30s. >> he went to the trunk and got a shovel and started hitting her over the head with it, she was screaming no, no, no. >> reporter: philadelphia police responded to reports of a woman screaming last night they arrived on scene to find the woman pinned under the white 2012 maxima. the suspect was relaxed and unbotherred. >> he was none -- walking
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around. >> reporter: the woman was rushed to einstein where she was pronounced at 9:45 p.m. this witness said she heard the suspect it was an accident. >> that was no accident. you intentionally did that. >> philadelphia police agreed. she said she is relieved the suspect is in custody, but is having trouble pushing the image out of her mind. witnesses say the two were in a relationship, philadelphia police have not confirmed the connection. this is very much an active investigation, but charges have not yet been filed. reporting in logan, jennette reyes. two fires in bucks county are under investigation one was deadly. firefighters found the victim
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inside the home early this morning in the 3500 block of as store avenue of feasterville. investigators think the fire was caused by careless smoking. the flame spread quickly because he was a possible horder. firefighters battled a frier in bensalem. they got the 911 call in the 2900 block of forest avenue. they got the fire under control quickly. no word if anyone was injured. police in atlantic city are expected to give us an update on the officer who was shot over the weekend outside a casino. investigator have not released his identity but said he was taken to the hospital in critical condition early saturday morning. the officer was shot after he intervened in an attempted robbery outside caesars casino. during shooting one of the suspects was shot and killed, police have arrested two other men. this afternoon cleanup is underway on the benjamin franklin parkway after the annual made in america festival.
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workers have been tearing down the stages and light fixtures, others were out early this morning picking up trash left behind from concert goers. two day festival organized by jay-z celebrated its 5th consecutive year in philadelphia. the parkway will be closed until tomorrow. ♪ dozens lined the streets in wilmington, delaware for the city's annual labor day parade. police officers rode their motorcycle and delaware public employees took part, there were several local marching bands. with summer vacation season coming to an end, septa is rolling out changes. starting tomorrow they will add express bus service, because repairs are still being made to dozen of silverliner v rail cars. media/elwyn line service returned while the viaduct
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project was being completed. still to come on "action news" this noon, another athlete is protesting the national anthem. see how she chose to show solidarity with collin kaepernick. >> more than two dozen were pulled from the water, find out who came to the rescue. former 76 drew holiday reveals the touching reason why he is going to miss the beginning of basketball season.
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in the right place at the right time over the weekend, saving 26 people in dairming of drowning -- danger of drowning near san diego. the group was on a fishing boat that crashed on the rocks. a local fishing vessel was right there to pick everyone up before the coast guard arrived. hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail today she'll be in ohio later. meanwhile, her running mate tim kaine and joe biden are in pennsylvania attending a labor day parade in pittsburgh.
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republican presidential nominee donald trump is in ohio today, as well. he is attending a labor day union round table. another athlete is showing solidarity with collin kaepernick. woman's soccer star chose to kneel during the national anthem before the game yesterday. kaepernick said he is refusing to stand during the star bangled barn to protest treatment of people of color around our country. drew holiday will miss the start of basketball season because he is taking a leave of absence to care for his wife as she undergoes brain surgery. the new orleans player made the announcement yesterday, doctors discovered an operable tumor on his wife's brain several months ago. lauren who is is a retired
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soccer star is pregnant and set to give birth in pregnant. they are planning to induce labor early ahead of the surgery. samsung is recalling the galaxy note vii phone. space x gives an update after an explosion damaged one of its launch pads.
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>> spectacular layings is growing days before apple is set to make a major announcement. on wednesday, the company is
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hold an event in san francisco where it's planned expected to reveal the new iphone vii and the biggest change to the phone is likely what's misting, the headphone jack. we'll have to wait until wednesday when the phones go on sale. samsung's recall of the iphone is going to cost the company big time. the batteries explode or catch fire. customers can exchange their phone in two weeks or get a refund. the recall about cost the company $1 billion. coming up on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. he was trying to raise money, but instead he ended up losing it. a young boy scout becomes victim to a cruel theft. low gays price
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>> meteorologist karen rogers is here with a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. not a bad looking day out there. >> reporter: it's nice and comoorvel out -- comfortable out there, if you don't like the heat and humidity it's coming back toward the seven day. sorry. storm tracker 6 live double scan we can see the showers off the coast related to hermine. the refuse dry it's off the coast, up the rain out there. let's take a look outside right now, sky6 live hd looking live with the temple university camera. we see a fair amount of clouds mixing with the sun even in philadelphia related to hermine. here's what to expect with the forecast, nice and comfortable today, if you like the lower dewpoints, temperatures not too hot, today is a good day for that. it's turning hot just the
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beginning of the heat starting to build through the region. looks like we'll have heat wave number 7 by the end of the week. this is the kids going back to school turning up the heat this time of the year. 63 degrees was the morning low. in the lehigh valley you were in the low 50s, 53 in allentown. poconos, 48. 55 in reading. comfortable in wilmington, 57. 56 in millville. 59 in atlantic airport, 62 in wildwood this morning. here's where numbers went since then. 73 in philadelphia. comfortable. dewpoint 53 degrees, nice and low. the pressure is falling. the winds out of the north/northeast a bit of a breeze, not gusting through the area. the ocean temperature mild 73 degrees. i want to show you satellite and radar here you can see hermine off the coast spilling clouds into the region, though, not only on the coast, but interior south jersey and philadelphia we're getting reaciddal clouds.
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-- residual clouds. looking at future tracker 6, vast advancing a little bit. we get a shower along the coastal around 5:00 p.m. the rest of the us stay dry and clouds breaking own sunshine. a nice day. we're watching for a chance of a shower off the coast. we continue to have the dangerous rip currents. the national weather service continues the high risk of rip currents. jersey beaches, 76 degrees for the high. delaware, 8o lots of cloud cover and shower possible, gusty breeze, we talk about the effects of hermine along the coastline as far as if you're in the water and the rip current and beach erosion. 2:00 p.m., 80 degrees, fairly bright and mixing with clouds out there.
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4:00 p.m., 83, holding at the high. 6:00 p.m., 82 degrees, 8:00 p.m., 78. 10:00 p.m., dipping down to 76 degrees, we've got a nice night ahead, as well. 90 for the high temperature. we're heating up with the high pressure buildings partly sunny skies, you'll feel the difference coming tomorrow as more people head back to school. the heat doesn't end there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 38 degrees dry today partly sunny and hotter tomorrow, 90. wednesday, sunny, hot, 93. near record heat come thursday, 95 degrees, in addition to that it feels humid. it feels hotter than 95. friday, hot and humid, only a chance for a thunderstorm. saturday we have a lot going on, temple university game, union, it's hot and humid, dry, 92 degrees, sunday not as hot, chance for a thunderstorm for the eagles game. 86 degrees for the high temperature. overall that seven-day forecast,
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they feature temperatures above average, heating up we could possibly have heat wave number 7 coming your way. not today enjoy it. >> we'll take the nice weather while we have it. an elk who needed help wandered into the yard of a veterinarian. she spotted the elk. his anlt leisures were -- antlers were entangled in a rope, and tire and tree limb. butler knew what to do, but get this it took 12 hours to eventually cut the elk free. >> there's much more ahead in the next half-hour of "action news" at noon. it's back to court for bill o'brien, this time for a fight over what will be in his upcoming trial. concussion sidelines another sports star, this time it's on the nascar circuit.
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next on "action news." katie: on crime, pat toomey's attacks on me are shameful. he's making it up. of course, anyone who commits a violent crime needs to be prosecuted -- and put behind bars. narrator: katie mcginty will keep us safe -- more police on the streets, better training and equipment, and take on the gun lobby for gun safety laws. katie: i'm the daughter of a police officer, and the mother of three. i'll stand with law enforcement to fight crime, and protect our families. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. ♪ i had an injury to my neck.
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it wasn't as serious injury it was a herniated disc. anything that could go wrong went wrong. i've been in the hospital twenty three times since. the bills started to pile up. i had nothing to give. we had nothing in the refrigerator. i would be dead and not sitting here right now if it wasn't for pond lehocky. >> hello, again, sara and rick are off, i'm alicia vitarelli here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30, hermine moves away from the new jersey coast, but causes concerns to the north. eagles officially make carson wentz their starting quarterback for sunday's season opener. a deer on the road triggers a deadly early morning accident.
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at last, the new jersey and delaware coast are saying goodbye to hermine. the storm that churned up dangerous waves and rip currents this is last week is hundreds of miles offshore. there was minor flooding early morning, like at this spot along albany avenue in atlantic city, but the high tides have passed. luckily without any trouble. as you can see from sky6 live hd live over the beach in cape may, the labor day holiday is ending on a pretty nice note. still waiting for the sun, meteorologist karen rogers in for david murphy with the latest from accuweather. not a bad looking labor day. >> reporter: not bad looking labor day at all. we're getting the clouds from hermine. days ago the forecast models showed hermine off the coastline of atlantic city. look how far it is. it's 300 miles off the coast of atlantic city an delaware. it's a large storm system


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