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killed and her nine-year-old is in the hospital. >> and some turn islam ma phobic next on "action news." nah. just serve up tyson crispy chicken strips. made with real 100% all-natural ingredients. looks like the critics approve. keep it real. keep it tyson. ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff scaversky and walter perez. ♪ ♪ >> saturday night. the big story on "action news," a developing story out of port
richmond where a mother and her son were run down. the mother was killed. annie mccormick joins us live from the scene with details. annie? >> walter, three family members were standing on the sidewalk when an suv jumped the curb and plowed into them. two of them were hit, one killed. police remain on the scene. that silver suv according to police is the striking vehicle. it happened just before 9:00 tonight. a 39-year-old mother is dead and her nine-year-old son in critical condition. this is video of the driver taken into custody in hand hand. police believe he was on drugs and found evidence of that in the suv including needles. they went on to the sidewalk,
hit the woman and her nine-year-old son but missed her 11-year-old daughter standing with her family. police say the driver took down the pole. the pole and suv were down. >> a man made sure the driver didn't leave the scene. >> i seen him crash. >> what happened? >> he was driving the kids -- the mom was coming up with the food. she pushed her daughter away, but she didn't have time to push her son away. >> i was sitting in the car. i didn't see him hit, but we
stopped him. we followed minimu him to the b. whatever he had, he dropped. >> police say the driver tried to blend in with witnesses at the scene. he is in custody. they suspect he was driving under the influence. the investigation team remains along with police as they continue to investigate. the 39-year-old mother is dead. her nine-year-old son is in critical condition at st. christopher's hospital. her 11-year-old daughter is okay. walter, back to you. >> so tragic. >> philadelphia police are searching for the driver that struck a two-year-old boy before
taking off. it happened at 2:00 this afternoon in the city summer detail section. neighbors came running when they heard screaming. the youngster was taking to sais christopher hospital where he remains in stable condition. there is a forecast coming our way. the next several days will be hot. melissa magee is here with the first check of the accuweather forecast. melissa? iteit's hot second half of the weekend. wednesday, we had a high of 67. thursday, 72.
yesterday, we max out at 83. today, 88-degrees in philadelphia. it's warmer than that sunday. it's comfortable right now, pair of sevens. cape may, 69, 70 beach haven. satellite six along with action radar, it's quiet through the mid atlantic region as well. spotty shower in the poconos. all in all, a quiet night on the way. fast forward to sunday, the heat is on. you will notice an increase in humidity. 7:00 a.m., 70. lunchtime tomorrow, 90-degrees. we stay in the 90s the rest of tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow is just the beginning of what will likely be heatwave two in philadelphia. the first heatwave back in may. we forecast 94.
the record, 95. we could tie a record monday and the heat continues with the core moving into monday and tuesday. 60s last wednesday to 90s tomorrow. we have heat ip i tips to shareh you. >> sounds like summer in the city. thank you, melissa. >> use our mobile app to stay informed tips to stay schoo cooo storm tracker live. >> jeff sessions agreed to appear before the senate committee. sessions says his decision comes in light of last week's testimony by fired director comey. >> three generations of veterans from our area returned from a
trip involving war memorials in washington d.c. the goal is to take every veteran to see the honor in their lifetime. >> the powerball jackpot has been growing since april. officials announced the new jackpot, $487 million. 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the powerball is 3. >> 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the powerball is 3. we'll repeat the numbers later in the broadcast. with that said, a family from new jersey knows what it means to win
big. the smith family won a $429 million jackpot last year and they have been using their wealth to help others.
"action news" reporter bob brooks has more.u might remembeh family as the 2016 winners of the new jersey powerball jackpot. today is part of the mission to enjoy the community outreach. this is family matriarch pearly smith. she and her seven childrens were the recipients of the lottery. >> the only thing i have to say to the world because they might be watching, it's a blessing to believe in
our lord and savior jesus christ and without him, this wouldn't happen. >> the family hopes to provide
up-to-date technology to help the community save lives and help youth understand the important world of finance. how to do banking, business, how to respect money, save money. >> eric johnson couldn't be more happy for the city today. >> as the mayor, i'm delighted to have the family with great values and resources they have. there is no doubt the real winners, the generations of kids that use the resources here for years to come. >> the main principles the smith family hopes to instill, hard work, love oc of god and always give back to the community. >> we love hearing stories like that. much more to come tonight.
thousands protest sharia law. why some say the demonstrations are anti-islamic. >> and he was the original t.v. batman. alan west dies at 88. we look back at his career. plus the jeff skversky has sports when we come back. introducing fios gigabit connection. superfast internet at an incredible price. with speeds up to 940 megs. that's 20x faster than most people have.
country. they were open to voicing atrocities against sharia law. many say the mission was to demonize the faith. >> squares off in defense of sharia law or americans. >> seattle washington, police pepper spraying the crowd, several arrested for assault, while in orlando, florida, a peaceful dual demonstration. >> being able to marry a nine-year-old, throw gays off buildings, stone to death women that were raped, not in the constitution. >> the group called act for america against the spread of sharia law. >> counter protesters say the group is out to vilify the
entire faith. >> this is a thinly veiled march against islam. they are trying to deny freedom of religion. these are fascists. >> elisabeth hur, new york. >> three soldiers were attacked and killed in afghanistan. the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. a taliban loyalist infill straited to attack foreign forces. >> new information about last week's terror attacks in london. the attack that left eight people debted could have been far worse. on the morning of the attack, the ring leader tried to rent a
seven and a half ton truck but the reservation was canceled when he couldn't provide payment. >> police in amsterdam say there is no indication that a car crash that injured several people today was in anyway intentional. that statement was made due to the recent attacks in london and france. police say the driver was sick and lost control of the car as a result. before michael keeton, val kilmer, george clooney and piercpierce brosnan, there was m west. he played t.v. batman. modern cartoons breathed new
life into his career, he played the mayor on the simpsons and himself on family guy. >> much more to come on "action news" tonight, including a look at the winning powerball numbers. eagles get ready for minicamp. >> meteorologist melissa magee has details of a heatwave on the way when "action news" comes right back. ctor. it's not easy being a single parent with three kids and having to provide for them. but my son will be an amazing doctor, and he'll help people that are less fortunate. no matter where you are in your college journey, sallie mae can help you find the money you need.
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$448 million. >> 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the powerball is 3. we'll repeat the numbers later on. if you won, congratulations. that's a lot of money. >> time for a check of the forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. serious stuff here. a lot of warmer weather coming our way. >> let me start over. >> it's the heat that's getting to you. >> storm tracker 6 double scan radar, dry, no issues with precipitation. it's all about the hot air in the region. we are at penn's landing outside on friday night. temperatures right now are in the 70s. we had a high of 88. reading 88.
wilmington, 87. atlantic city, 87. trenton's high, 86-degrees. 77 in the city. south facing wins from the water, 69. 71 briggen teen and lower 70s beach haven. we had a weak disturbance from the poconos. all in all, we are dry tonight. keep in mind, sunday, we have an air quality alert. our northwest pennsylvania suburbs and all of new jersey. an ozone action date tomorrow. the air is unhealthy for the sensitive group. you want to monitor your activity outside. the heat will be building tomorrow. we have a jet stream all the way to the north.
bermuda moving offshore. hazy, hot and humid not just tomorrow but early next week. temperatures holding out into the 90s. something to keep in mind with the heat, it eat it's coming upy quickly. wednesday 67 and tomorrow, easily 9 0s. highs in the middle 90s over the next several days. heat industry, close to 100-degrees. take it easy, lots of breaks in the shade and keep hydrated with lots of water as well. the place to be down the shore. sunny and warm tomorrow ch ocean testimony in the 60s. we have the pocono 400 taking place tomorrow. main race, warm and temperatures maxing out at 84-degrees by day's end. the exclusive weather forecast,
hot tomorrow with an increase in temperatures. records a high of 95. if we hit that, we'll likely tie the record for the workweek. tuesday, a high of 96 and heat eases wednesday, high of 84 with showers and o storms coming in. wednesday, 75 and friday, partly sunny, humidity 80. cloudy and muggy, saturday, 82. this is heatwave two for philadelphia tomorrow. >> for the most part, spring felt spring. >> now back boarding to summer. >> mayor jim kenney stopped by for the event at the hilton in, in penn's landing, providing education allen richment opportunities for kids. cf charities is sponsoring a car
show at the wells fargo center. we are talking about exotic cars like lamborghinis and mclarens. >> proceeds from the event raise money for underprivileged kids. larry cap vehicle deou up. there will be a philadelphia 9:00 tomorrow morning. the cars travel fargo to city hall before returning by way of kelly drive. the car show begins at 10:00 a.m. at the wells fargo center. sports is up next. minicamp gets under way next week. ducis rogers has sports when "action news" comes right back. ♪ ♪ it's here. the first night your teenage daughter stays out way too late.
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here and thereof being good, but they are not good. >> there are more valleys than peaks. hernandez does not play today against st. louis. he hurt his oblique yesterday. phils make ramos martinez look like pedro martinez. there you go. fourth inning, nick facing jed. not out but good enough for a two-run double. phillies find themself in a 2-0 hole. 3-0. gives up four runs, five innings. back to martinez. strikes out 11. phils are up 7-0, four runs
total in the four games. >> here's a look at the phillies future, hoskins in lange horn today. it's a matter of time before they are up with the squad. eagles back tuesday. that marks the beginning of a three day minicamp. it's mandatory and you know we'll take attendance. one of the stars of the voluntary workouts is derek barnett. barnett has earned the respect of one of the linemen he's going against in practice. >> he has terrific bend. he has a great motor. he's a good guy in general. >> acquire bend.