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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, it is 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday june 14th. >> and we're following a serious developing story overseas. flames have incinerated a high-rise apartment building in london. fire officials say there are multiple fatalities. >> an update this morning on the six-year-old boy who was shot in the head during gunfire in wilmington. >> no verdict yet. jurors in the bill cosby sex assault trial will be back at work in montgomery county today. >> our relief day has arrived. the heat wave is over. let's turn to dave murphy and karen rogers. >> some of you are going to step out the door early this morning, matt and tam and you're going to feel a little
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humid but don't worry in humidity is on the way down this morning and overall today does appear to be a much more comfortable day. we're also going to start out with some sunshine. you see most of our clouds have gotten out of here. couple of thunderstorms over by new york on showers up north but generally speaking we're dry across the region this morning. 77 degrees in philadelphia though. 74 degrees in allentown. 75 in millville and mid 70's in wilmington and trenton as well and as you take a look at the current dewpoints you still see a lot of 70's out there so still oppressively humid in millville and 70 in philadelphia is pretty humid but those numbers are going to be dropping and the humid air is going to mix out today. not going to be nearly as hot. by 7 o'clock we're at 76 degrees. by noon, 82. looks like we'll get a high of 83 probably early in the day, say, one, 2 o'clock and then by 5 o'clock we're back down to 80 and 7 o'clock 78. it's still warm and you probably still want a cool drink if you're out and about especially if you're working
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outside but it will grow less and less humid and it's not as hot, heat wave is over. a better day coming tomorrow and then a little bit more unstable as we move through the weekend. details in the accuweather 7-day. you got anything going on early. >> construction crews working already and this is the ramp from i-95 northbound to woodhaven road westbound and we could see the on-ramp continues to be blocked right now. you see the flashing lights with the paving work that continues. you'll have to use the off-ramp to academy or street road. this continues to be blocked this morning while they're doing that paving work. on the big picture we have some construction also on i-95 northbound right there between kerlin street and 320 the right lane is blocked. overall speeds are pretty good. we're talking upper 40's and 50's. the vine street expressway remains closed. you see westbound, eastbound no traffic with that construction continuing. it should remain opened, should be opened by about 5 o'clock in the morning when they clear those crews but not just yet and they'll return again tonight at 11:00 and shut the vine down in both
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directions, tam. >> thank you, karen. back to our developing story this morning. flames have that raced through a highrise residential building. we're hearing there are a number of fatalities. 50 people have been taken to five hospitals. let's show you a live look right now. this building has been burning for hours. it's a burning tower now and there are concerns that the building could collapse at any time. abc's molly hunter is in london. >> reporter: a raging inferno. overnight incredible images flooding social media, flames shooting from an apartment complex. >> it's like a waterfall on the left-hand side a fire and flames but now it's like. >> reporter: the fire stretching 27 stories high. flaming debris raining down on the streets below on ash covering everything for more than a hundred yards away. this morning witnesses saying there were signs of people
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trapped inside. makeshift ropes seen hanging from the windows. >> that's a rope. >> reporter: british police now pushing everyone away from the scene amid fears the building may collapse. this man saying he got out of the building after a neighbor banged on his door and woke him up. >> there was smoke everywhere. people downstairs and up the block, people screaming. after a couple minutes people were still sleeping on the higher floors. they didn't know what was going on. i'm not sure if half of them got out to be honest with you. it was kids out the windows t-people flashing lights for help. >> reporter: this morning as the sunrises, the horrifying extent of the damage is visible. the building completely charred and still smoldering. now, this is actually as close as we can get to that building we're hearing creeks and even banks from inside that building. police down on the ground are screaming get back, the real fear of course is that that building will collapse. molly hunter, abc news, london.
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>> new this morning, an eruption of gunfire seriously injured three people on a wilmington street corner. the action cam was on the 1100 block of reed street last night. two men and a woman were rushed to the hospital in serious condition. police say about a dozen shell casings littered the street. investigators are trying to figure out who opened fire and why. >> the condition of a young boy caught in the crossfire of a shooting in wilmington is improving. the family of six-year-old jashown banner wall shot in the head while sitting in his mother's car at sixth and spruce last tuesday afternoon. one person died when a minivan jumped a center city sidewalk and hit pedestrians. this happened at 16th and j.f.k. just before noon yesterday. investigators say the minivan driver lost control after it collided with an suv. the minivan then hit two pedestrians and smashed into a newsstand and a bank. police have said that no one will be charged.
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>> a hard working jury from pittsburgh heads back to the deliberation room today in the bill cosby sex assault trial. the panel asked the judge several questions during the first and second day of talks as they weigh the charges that could send the entertainer to prison for the rest of his life. jeanette reyes is live on day three at the montgomery county courthouse. good morning, jeanette. >> reporter: good morning, matt. we expect the jury to arrive here at the montgomery county courthouse in just a matter of hours to begin what would be the 17th hour of deliberations. day two of the deliberations really wrapped up the way it started with a lot of questions. take a look at this video from last night. a total of four times bill cosby and the media frenzy that followed him as crowds into courtroom a, the jury once more asking for context. the 79-year-old as you know chose not to take the stand but his words in a 2005 civil deposition have become the heart of the case and the focus for the jury. the judge reread two different
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parts of the decade old testimony and most recently from the detective who took andrea constand's initial report. meanwhile, interestingly enough, cosby's spokesperson seems to grow impatient outside of the courthouse even taking to the steps here calling a last minute press conference in which he read aloud a statement from a woman who claims to be constand's former roommate. she says 44-year-old constand planned to set up the tv biz giant to get money out of him. this was considered hearsay by the judge early on and it was not admissible in court. not surprisingly constand's former attorney slammed what she called an attempt tom deflect and distract the public. cosby is facing three felony charges. if he's convicted he could face the rest of his life behind bars. he turns 80 next month. reporting live at the montgomery county courthouse in norristown, jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." matt. >> thank you, jeanette. and as you would expect, we will continue to monitor developments from the
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courthouse minute by minute. head to trial for all the latest developments and of course we will alert you on the 6abc app if and when a verdict is reached. >> ♪ >> happening today, nearly 200 congressional democrats are taking president trump to court over foreign payments. the senators and representatives allege that mr. trump is violating the emoluments clause. they argue although mr. trump turned over control of his international real estate empire to his two sons that he stands to benefit financial from his organization's profits. >> president trump is praising jeff sessions following the attorney general's tense testimony on capitol hill. sessions was in the hot seat yesterday and he came out swinging. he called claims that he was aware of collusion with russian officials interfering with the presidential election appalling and a detestable
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lie. he refused to answer questions about private discussions between he and president trump. democratics called into question his involvement with the firing of former fbi director james comey. >> you had no verbal conversation with him about the firing of mr. comey. >> i'm not able to discuss with you or confirm or deny at the nature of a private conversations that i may have had with the president on this subject or others. >> senators also asked sessions if president trump secretly recorded his conversations with comey. sessions said he did not know. >> it is 4:39 and newly released surveillance video shows customers pelting a store clerk with produce. what set that attack off coming up. >> a walk on the beach at the jersey shore leads to a water rescue david. >> all right, guys we have mainly clear skies, still pretty muggy on the bus stop. 74 degrees by 6:00 a.m. and up to 77 by 8:00 a.m. but overall
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today is not as hot and probably getting a little less humid as we go later into the day. i'll have your afternoon call, a really nice one for you tomorrow before we start to change things again heading into the weekend its all ahead in the seven-day. >> ♪ daily hair damagen stop before it happens
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>> yesterday's heat was too much for several people at a high school graduation in bucks county. six ambulances responded to the ceremony at central bucks south in warrington yesterday. officials say only one person actually needed to be taken to the hospital for treatment. the rest were tended to at the scene. none of the health issues are reported to be serious. a group of people went door to door in southwest philadelphia to help residents who may be at greatest risk of
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the heat h members of the able bodied christian men distributed fans to people who needed extra help staying cool particularly senior sit tense and -- citizens and the disabled. >> summer officially arriving on the 21st a little after midnight and i'm sure those fans are going to come in handy again later on. this morning it's still a little bit muggy. storm tracker6 live double scan shows you that we are essentially dry. there's a bit of a thunderstorm off by long island but that's pushing to the east and through long island and away from us. as we take a look outside we have sky6 and it looks like we'll see a fair amount of sunshine early and it's probably still going to feel muggy to you as you step outside with temperatures in the 70's. right now your temperature in philadelphia, for example, is 77. your dewpoint right now is still way up there. 70. so, yes, we are starting out muggy, a southwest wind at 3 miles per hour currently but we are looking at a turn in the winds that should start to lower that humidity a bit as we go through the day and more importantly perhaps is that it's not going to be nearly as
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hot. future tracker6 shows you we start out with a decent amount of sunshine. we may cloud up at times today and the model is showing just a little bit of a shower pushing through and maybe even developing into a brief downpour later today. we're not sure this is actually going to check out but i wanted to show it to you just in case. some other models just have us dry. some have a better chance of a shower this morning but just to show you there's the chance of a little bit of precipitation today. overall though it's clouds mixing with sun at points we'll have more sun than clouds and the it is not going to be as hot. here are your numbers. 77 degrees by 8 o'clock. by noon 82. i think we'll hit that high of 83 kind of early in the day, say about one, 2 o'clock and then we gradually fall to 79 degrees by 6 o'clock and again the humidity levels in through here might still be somewhat noticeable but they should begin to sag a little bit later in the day and tonight. your high temperatures across the region, not as hot as yesterday. 83 degrees in allentown, 84 in reading, 80 in trenton, 83 in philadelphia, 80 in millville and down the shore, we're in
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the mid 70's this afternoon. phillies talking on the socks for a couple of games at citizens bank park over the next couple of days. partly cloudy and nice tonight, 78 for the first pitch and 70 in the ninth inning. and pretty much the same story for the union open cup match that they've got down on the talen energy stadium. tomorrow we'll call this the pick of the were week. humidity will be on the lower side tomorrow. we'll get a high of 80 and thursday's looking like a pretty nice day. there is another mass of hazy, hot and humid air just to the south and west of us though and that will be gradually returning as we head through the weekend. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, 83 not as hot today. decent tonight. partly sunny and nice tomorrow with that high of 80. on friday more clouds building in, some sunny breaks, 78's the high and there could be a couple of spotty showers around during the day not a washout. the weekend clouds and sun, a spotty storm can't be ruled out late in the day a high of 84. on father's day looking like
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we might climb back up into the hot and humid territory for a day. a high of 90 degrees, spotty thunderstorm can't be ruled out o it will be a little sticky for the gary papa run in the morning but it doesn't look like it's going to be rainy in the morning so that's good. and then 88 on monday, humid and partly sunny and less humid on tuesday. >> okay, thank you david. and a reminder you can always find the seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker6 double scan radar any time of day that you need it or want it. it's on our web site. just go on over to new here on "action news," two young new jersey women have a stranger to thank for saving them after they were carried away by an ocean current. they were enjoying a walk along the rocks in avon by the sea in monmouth county yesterday when one of the girls fell into the water. the other one jumped in trying to help. moment later they both needed a rescue. there were no lifeguards on duty but karen diaz was nearby and rushed in to save them. >> had the one girl on top of me and just kept going, stay alive, stay with me, keep
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going. she kept screaming but then she nod -- she stopped talking and i was bringing her back into shore. >> both young women were saved. they were taken to the hospital. one of them is in serious condition. the other one was treated and released. >> also new, surveillance video showing a pair of angry customers using produce to assault a clerk in the bronx. the video shows two people approaching the counter with one of them picking up some avocados. he then begins throwing the fruit at the clerk. moments later his friend joins in. they also throw bananas at the clerk. nypd say they were upset about a food order. the clerk is being treated for a broken jaw because some of the avocados were not ripe and were very hard plus other fractures and cuts to his face. >> that's terrible. it is 4:47. yahoo is bought up in a multi billion dollar deal. details coming up in business. >> graduating senior from delaware gets a mini commencement ceremony right in
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lewis. he had a seizure and was taken to the hospital during middletown high school's formal ceremony back on sunday. lewis' teacher and principal offered to visit isaiah so he could have the full high school graduation experience. it is a graduation housecall, karen. >> i love that and are teachers not the best in he came out and visited him. that's really nice. good morning, everybody if you're waking up at least your day is probably better than this guy's a disabled tractor-trailer just stuck here on the schuylkill eastbound at passyunk. it's in the gore point so it's not really causing too much of an issue but i bet people slow down a little as they pass it. watch for that poor guy schuylkill eastbound at passyunk stuck in the gore point here. the vine street expressway westbound traffic has reopened. you could see eastbound in the process of reopening, they're reopening all the ramps, the lanes are back opened and they'll close it tonight at 11 o'clock and shut it down for construction. live in plymouth meeting the blue route approaching mid-county tolls. we can see traffic moving just
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fine. northbound head towards the northeast extension where construction blocks the left lane and the e-z pass express lanes but that should be cleared pretty shortly tam. >> thank you, karen. now to go on to your first look at business. reports that the property formerly known as the revel casino in a.c. has a lien on it. the new owners have been ordered to pay more than $60,000 in fees leveled back in 2015. they will have to shell out legal fees on top that of money that they already owe if they don't pay this lien within the next 90 days t the property is now known as 10. it's o done deal. verizon has taken over yahoo in a $4.5 billion deal t the sale is an attempt to grab more ad revenue from one of the internet's most recognizable brands. about 2,000 yahoo and aol workers however are are expected to lose their jobs. stocks jumped to record highs. investors are going to be watching to see whether the fed will raise interest rates
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today. right now futures are looking at a higher open. >> researchers in the netherlands developing a drone that can offer faster help to those in cardiac arrest. it is an ambulance drone with an automatic external defibrillator or aed already inside it. dispatchers send it directly to the patient and once it is in place, they and activate the electrical shock. in tests developers say the drone cuts response time from 10 minutes to just one. >> wow. it is 4:53 and actress demi moore says she's lost both of her front teeth. coming up later the picture that she's sharing with a health warningomy county man faces charges that he kissed a woman against her will at a convenience store parking lot. that is next. >> ♪
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>> police in montgomery county say mazen salfit grabbed a woman by her arm and kissed her against her will. the lansdale man is facing several charges including indecent assault harassment and disorderly contact. police say it happened at a wawa parking lot back in april a salfit was arrested yesterday and released on $5,000 unsecured bail. >> this morning wildlife officials plan to relocate a bear that's been seen wandering in bucks county. the animal named yogi was naught a trap the..., was caught in a trap. there very several bear sightings in the past few weeks including in doylestown and chalfont. >> our digital dig into
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philadelphia secrets continues on we have released our second episode in the digital series called hidden philadelphia. in this one we take a look at birds called gaum king fishers. they live at the philadelphia zoo and only at the philadelphia zoo. you won't find them anywhere in the wild. find out why at philadelphia. >> very neat. it is 4:57 an update is coming in on the developing news out of london an apartment building 27 stories just consumed by flames. >> and we take you inside the operating room at children's hospital of philadelphia as doctors perform a life changing surgery for conjoined twins. >> we'll show you the artwork phillies eagles quarterback carson wentz just had to have. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday june 14th. we have developing news. >> an apartment building in london is engulfed in flames and fears are growing about the number of victims. >> hey, hey, hey. >> hey, hey, hey. bill cosby shouts his fat albert cartoon character's catch phrase as he leaves the courthouse. jurors will be back at work today trying to reach a verdict. >> relief finally arrives from a short but brutal heat wave. it comes with a chance of a pop-up shower. >> dave murphy has accuweather, karen rogers has traffic. good morning. >> still kind of muggy. don't be surprised fit still


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