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can be turned away the supreme court announced supporting in part of the white house temporary travel ban. in a statement president trump called this a clear victory for our national security but the reality may be more nuanced. >> it wasn't a big win for the administration it wasn't a big loss for the administration. it really did split the baby. >> reporter: while the court decided to overturn the lower court's injunction against the travel ban allowing to it go into effect they provide an exception for people who have relatives in the u.s., students accepted into the universities here and workers employed by american companies. a move that prompted dissent by three of the more conservative justices thomas alito and the court's newest member gorsuch who wanted to allow the full travel ban to take place with no additional exceptions offered by the court. opponents argue that even allowing part of the ban to go forward is a setback especially for refugees from any of the six majority muslim countries that are identified in the ban. >> the fact that this is a temporary suspension gives us no comfort at all. our client's lives are in danger.
they're facing ongoing threats. by delaying their cases for 10 days, 20 dies or 120 days that means they could be killed while they're waiting for the supreme court to make a decision on this case inch the supreme court willfully hear the case when they return in the fall but given that this is supposed to be a temporary travel ban lasting 90 and 120 days, the whole thing may be over before the court actually even begins to hear arguments. reporting from outside the supreme court, lana zak channel6 "action news." back to you brian and monica. >> all right, lana. the supreme court is also agreed to take on a new dispute involving gay rights and religion. the today the justices said they will that consider a case out of colorado. a state court cited with a same-sex couple after they accused of baker of discrimination for refusing to make them a wedding cake. the supreme court will review the colorado court's decision this coming fall. >> we're also following developing news out of washington where the congressional budget office has just released its report on the senate gop healthcare plan. according to the cbo, the senate bill will increase the number of people who are
uninsured by 22 million people in the year 2026. that is slightly fewer than estimated. the increase from the house passed healthcare bill. this sort regarding the senate's initial healthcare bill. a new bill was posted this afternoon and some republicans aired are refusing to support the current plan. we'll have more on the healthcare show down in washington ahead at 5:30. >> back here at home the search is on for a murderer after a woman was brutally killed in north philadelphia over the weekend. according to police, 31-year-old debra gulliver was last seen alive early saturday morning entering a park near dobbins high school. shortly after she got off a bus she was stabbed 15 times. police say it's still unclear if she was sexually assaulted. >> don't know. her pants were partially pulled down. we're still waiting for the medical examiner's report. we should be getting that sometime today or early tomorrow. >> now, investigators say it's also not known now if gulliver was targeted or if she was the victim of a random attack.
>> philadelphia police are investigating several other killings from over the weekend. one was in kensington where a forty nine-year-old man was found in harrow gate park in. detectives say the man was shot in the right abdomen. the identity of the victim is being held pending notification of family. a new castle delaware man shot and critically wounded saturday night is expected to live. that man was shot in the unit block of chesterfield drive in the overview gardens community. he's at christiana hospital tonight. so far no arrests in that shooting. >> the cape may county fire marshal's office is still trying to figure out what caused a devastating fire at the jersey shore over the weekend. it all started sunday afternoon on the bay front in wildwood crest. the flames gutted two houses on the water and severely damaged a third. now no one was hurt but we're now getting a sense of just how much damage was done here. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has more now from the
scene. >> ♪ >> nighttime and everybody was asleep we would have all been dead. >> reporter: he's got an estimated $150,000 worth of damage at his home but looking at the burned out shells of his neighbor's houses jim of wildwood crest is countering his blessings. >> flames 50 feet above the house, explosions going off. nobody got killed and we're still here. >> reporter: this is what it looked like sunday afternoon when flames erupted along the 7100 block of park boulevard, the fast moving fire destroyed two houses and heavily damaged another. >> within two minutes the whole place was engulfed in flames and it was -- it's the fastest fire i ever saw. >> reporter: neighbors immediately sprang into action. >> just started banging on all my neighbors' doors and while i'm doing that there's just like glass shattering. >> reporter: the explosions came from propane tanks for grills. neighbors say the owner of the house where the fire a period to have started had just taken his grandchildren out for a boat ride. his wife was inside.
>> we were just basically going around yelling for people to get out. she actually saw the smoke and was coming out at the same time we were trying to yell at everybody. >> it was an inferno and it went so quickly. it's such a shame. they're such nice people. they work so hard to keep it up. >> reporter: the owner of the second home that was destroyed lives here full time. she didn't want to talk on camera but tells me she's lost everything but the bathing suit she was wearing when the fire broke out. the smoke from the blaze could be seen for miles away. neighbors are praising the dozens of area firefighters who attacked the raging flames. >> they just were relentless. they just contained it to two houses. >> if you saw all the black smoke i don't know how they digit one of the homeowners tells me the damage to these houses is so extensive inside it's likely that both will have to be knocked down. in wildwood crest i'm nora muchanic channel6 "action news." >> it has now been more than a week since a jury deadlocked in bill cosby's sex assault case as both the prosecution and defense prepare for
another trial, we're hearing from one of the jurors on camera for the first time. "action news" reporter sara bloomquist is in our satellite center tonight with more. good evening, sarah. >> good evening, monica. and this is the first juror to go on camera, to speak on camera since the cosby case wrapped up back on june 17th. 21-year-old bobby dugan says he still agonizes over the fact that the jury could not reach a verdict. bobby dugan described inspence and tense days as the jury in the bill cosby sexual assault case tried to reach a verdict on the three charges against the comedian. >> the most intense moment i think was when there was about four people crying in the room, one was out in the hallway outparts -- pacing visibly upset. >> reporter: dugan says he agonizes over the fact that the 12 jurors couldn't reach a verdict. >> i felt like regret i guess when we came to the final
deadlock decision and it kind of has been in my mind like this could all be said and done. >> reporter: dugan says it was bill cosby's word versus the account of his accuser andrea constand who says cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her back in 2004. cosby says the encounter was consensual but dugan feels cosby's own words made him feel the comedian was guilty. >> when he said himself i think it was in the 2005 deposition when they were asking him when you would you use the word consent he said i wouldn't use the word. i was like you pretty much said it yourself there, man. somebody brought it up inside the room, the deliberation room and so when went back out to hear, just like lit a lightbulb in my headism finally dugan said cosby's celebrity loomed large and likely contributed to the outcome a deadlocked jury. >> definitely. i think if those were like regular average joe it would
probably wouldn't have taken that long. >> reporter: dugan says the jury grew extremely close. they still text regularly and are planning to get together for dinner but he said at the moment they're still trying to adjust to regular life after he what called two weeks of agony. the judge is hoping to seat a new jury for a retrial within 120 days. live in the satellite center, i'm sarah bloomquist channel6 "action news." >> fascinating insight into that process. thank you very much. >> time for the "action news" traffic report. >> let's take it live to matt pelman in the action many "action news" traffic center. hi matt. >> looking good in here this afternoon but out here not so much. a whole bunch of jam solid traffic in the westbound lanes of the 30 bypass. chester county crawl is on from past route 100 in exton through this point at business 30, the cracker barrel right over here. out toward 282. that's where we had a broken down vehicle that just got pushed off to the side. but still dealing with a disabled vehicle on the schuylkill westbound near 30th street and as a result, just
4 miles per hour as you head westbound away from vare avenue because one of the two lanes is that blocked there. we've also been dealing with a crash this afternoon in lower providence by the cvs along pawlings road at egypt road just starting to slow in the westbound lanes of 422 like we do pretty much every single afternoon. watching a broken down truck in bethel township delaware county falk road and garnett mine road is the intersection to avoid. in delaware crash along route four by the chick-fil-a has cleared and mass transit just a couple of minor issues this afternoon and 11 minute delay on the regional rail line train. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> thank you sir. what firefighters having to battle besides flames as a massive wildfire continues to rage in southern utah. >> and on health check why the fda wants to hear directly from you if you have any problems with cosmetics or shampoo. cecily. >> what a beautiful start to the work week. low humidity, temperatures comfortably cool, only 80 in philadelphia t many of these
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get control of a massive fire there. it's already forced more than 1500 people from their homes and cabins. weather had been working in their favor on the weekend. not the case today. the fire started over two weeks ago when someone used a torch tool to burn weeds. it's become the largest wildfire in the country and so far has cost more than $7 million. a boston man convicted in the beating death of a girl known as baby doe. >> guilty of murder in the second degree. >> michael mccarthy could spend up to life in prison for killing bella bond the daughter of his girlfriend. the mother testified against mccarthy even though she witnessed the crime and helped dispose of the body. the couple were heroin addicts. a friend testified mccarthy was obsessed with the occult believing the toddler was a demon. >> british prime minister theresa may is trying to reassure european union
citizens brexit will not disrupt their lives. may told parliament families will not be split up and no one from the eu legally living in britain will have to leave. she says the 3 million eu citizens living there will be handled with care because she sis britain wants them to stay after brexit. president trump met with indian prime minister in the oval office today. it's the first meeting between the two. trade terrorism and prosperity is on the agenda. no word whether they spoke on the touchy subject of immigration. in his higher american speeches trump has blasted a number of indian natives who are working in the u.s. >> ♪ >> on health check fight over the healthcare bill continues on capitol hill today. meanwhile experts are weighing in saying having health insurance could be a matter of life or death. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman joins us at the big board with details. >> several studies in the past have shown having health insurance can be a lifesaver. a new report from harvard
medical school and the td school of urban public health shows on average people who are uninsured are less healthy and have a shorter life span. those with insurance are more likely to have their blood pressure under control, use preventive services and fewer suffer from depression. complaints about cosmetics like makeup and shampoo are at an all-time high. manufacturers aren't required to report adverse effects to the fda. so, the fda wants consumers to file complaints directly through their web site. experts say there are a lot of chemicals that are unregulated and having a better reporting system could help spot products that are not safe sooner. we have a link to report complaints on 6abc.com. and finally today, if mosquito bite has kept you up itching at night recently, you are not alone. of course preventing mosquito bites is best but when you do get one there are some ways to
stop the itch. using hydrocortisone cream to to three times a day will prevent the itchy feeling and it will help heal the bite quicker. camille lotion also helps and so does using ice. a lot of people use rubbing alcohol but that could lead to dry skin and make the itch worse. now, whatever you do, try to resist scratching the bite. >> because when the mosquito bites it releases histamine. histamine causes itching. the more you scratch, the more histamine that gets released, the more it itches. >> again, though, you do want too try to avoid getting bit in the first place not just prevent the itching but also to protect against viruses. wear insect repellant with deet. when you're in wooded areas try to wear long sleeves and pants. that will not only help with mosquitos but will also help to protect against ticks. brian and monica. >> they always say don't itch
it. >> impossible. >> so hard. >> i use the ice. >> all right. thanks very much ali. miss u.s.a. paid a visit to philadelphia today in hopes of encouraging more girls to get involved in science. the action cam was at the university of the sciences today where carol mccullough spoke to the physics wonder girls camp. mccullough is a scientist with the nuclear regulatory commission. she's using her reign as miss america to create a passion for kids in stem. >> terrific. >> still to come, the big milestone from one of the best selling children's books of all time. >> and how nintendo is turning back the clock to create the toy of the future a gift that that might be topping plenty of holiday list this year.
>> ♪ >> embattled japanese air bag make area takata has filed for bankruptcy much the move follows a worldwide air bag recall by the company after it was found that their products can explode forcibly. the faulty inflaters were linked to 16 deaths and nearly 200 injuries. it's expected the company will be bought by a chinese owned competitor.
nintendo is looking to the past for its next game console. the company says it will release a reboot of its classic super nintendo console in september. super in-- it features 21 built in retro games designed for high def play retailing for $80. >> big day for harry potter lovers. it was on this day 20 years ago that the very first book in that franchise was published. harry potter and the philosopher's stone hit shelves in the uk june 26th 1997. the book came to the united states about a year after that as harry potter and the sourcer sourcer is' stone. the book of course spawned movie franchise which has grossed more than $2 billion. so it's a hit. the latest installment of the transformers franchise
took the top spue the at the box office this weekend. the last night pulled in $45.3 million in the united states. that's the lowest domestic debut for a transformer movie. "wonder woman" and cars three tied for the runner up position each grossing 25.2 million bucks over the weekend. >> still to come on "action news" at 5:00 a check of that accuweather forecast. >> live look outside right now. sky6 giving us a view over dillworth park. outside city hal♪ having a baby. caring for your parents. learning you have a condition. these are moments when people realize that where you get your medicine matters. and they look to us. cvs pharmacy. for advice. and ways to save money. plus, get up to fifty extrabucks each year just for filling prescriptions. switching is easy. we're here for you. join us. at cvs pharmacy. ♪
>> time for the accuweather forecast. >> that's right, meteorologist cecily tynan here. welcome back from vacation. >> thank you. >> pretty new home we're end. >> everything is great. >> not only is a beautiful but we have a brands new weather center. we've come a long way since the magnets. >> let's go ahead and head over to the "action news" weather center. sky6 taking a look live over on the commodore barry bridge. what a beautiful day. blue skies and sunshine. we've got the fair weather cumulus clouds popping up there. very low humidity and very comfortable temperatures. so, let's talk about the temperatures. look at this.
augmented reality. it just pops right up. right now philadelphia 80 degrees. average high for this time of the year is 85 so slightly below average. if you're at the atlantic city airport in pomona 82, cape may just a beautiful beach day currently 76 degrees, allentown 77 and reading also 77 degrees. so, tonight a great night for maybe doing a little grilling. temperatures very comfortable as we head through the evening. by 7 o'clock, 79. by 9 o'clock, 74 and then later in the evening, temperatures dropping into the 60's and it will be a great night to maybe open up the window, let the breeze blow in because dewpoints very low. when we talk about dewpoints that's a measure of moisture in the atmosphere. dewpoints will be below 60 degrees. that's very comfortable. that's why a it felt so good to be outside today. that's why it was a great day for maybe doing a little bit of running. i did some of that. satellite6 and action radar showing that we do have some changes though, as we head into tomorrow. if you look over there north of chicago, see that little
spin in the atmosphere. that's a piece of energy, that's called a short wave and what that will do is head to the north but it rotates through a trough so that will bring the potential for a few pop-up showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. tonight, though, again another very comfortable night. just a few clouds, temperatures down to 55 degrees in the cooler suburbs to about 62 for center city. so, a little bit on the cool side and if you are heading up to the poconos, there could be a stray shower there around 11 o'clock, most areas rain free and future tracker showing tomorrow morning 7:30 in the morning you wake up, loads of sunshine. we have a possibility of pop-up showers or thunderstorms, not everyone will see them but anyone that does can have a quick downpour, even the opportunity for some small hail. temperatures tomorrow little bit cooler than today with a little bit more cloud cover, partly sunny, a pop-up shower or thunderstorm philadelphia 79, allentown 76, cape may 76
and wilmington 78. so, the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow definitely on the cool side for june. 79 degrees. wednesday beautiful, 81 degrees, thursday, though, the humidity will start to return, 88, friday and saturday temperatures in the 90's pop-up shower or thunderstorm. will that heat continue as we head towards the fourth of july? adam will have that answer in the seven-day forecast. back to you guys. kind of cool, hm. >> absolutely. love it. much more "action news" right now, get any small mcdonald's smoothie, frappé or shake for $2. how do you top a deal like that? ♪ hurry in, only at mcdonald's. ♪
those bubbles are celebrating. ♪ right now, get $1 any size soft drink. only at mcdonald's. ♪ >> hello again. rick is off tonight. brian taff joins us. here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. the newly released report. argument over a much desired commodity at the delaware shore ended with this woman in handcuffs over the weekend. and important news for drivers who use route 611. you better pack your patience this week. delays are coming. >> but first developing news from washington this afternoon. just in the last 90 minutes a nonpartisan congressional
budget office or cbo released its analysis of the senate republican healthcare proposal. it says that 22 million more americans will become uninsured by 2026. thunder senate bill if it becomes law. abc's maggie rulli live in washington with the latest on this developing story today. maggie. >> reporter: brian, everyone has been waiting for these numbers and now that they're out the real question is will these numbers change how the senate votes. according to a just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office by 2026, the new plan will increase the number of people uninsured by 22 million. and reduce the federal deficit by 321 billion. senate republicans have been revising their version of a bill to repeal and replace obamacare hoping to win over both conservative and moderate republicans in time for a vote on the bill planned for this week. president trump is working the phones. >> he made several calls to multiple senators to hear
their concerns and get their ideas. >> reporter: democrats are united in their opposition. >> we've got to stop this bill before it does damage to our healthcare. >> reporter: and just today, the american medical association denounced the new bill saying it doesn't live up to the medical standard of first do no harm. warning that with the senate bill, the insurance of millions is under threat especially the elderly and nursing homes and people with disabilities who rely heavily on medicaid. the senate bill is projected to slash spending on medicaid by $800 billion. >> over 10 year period, medicaid funding will be significantly curtailed. >> reporter: but the white house says don't call these cuts. >> we don't see them as cuts. it's slowing the rate of growth in the future. >> reporter: insists the new bill will lower insurance premiums. republicans are now working overtime to get their party on board. they could only afford to lose two votes and already at least five have said they cannot vote for the bill as is.
despite calls from both sides of the aisle to postpone this vote so far the senate majority leader is still pushing fourth vote to happen before the end of the week because that's before that senators leave for the fourth of july recess. in new york, maggie rulli channel6 "action news." brian. >> all right, maggie, thank you. of course residents in our area are still concerned about the future of their healthcare. and are making sure local lawmakers know it. chopper6 is at 20th and market where folks gathered outside senator bob casey's office. he's one of several opponents to the gop healthcare plan. >> the mother of philando castile a black motorist killed by a minnesota police officer last year has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death. that settlement with valerie castile avoids the drawn out process of a federal wrongful death lawsuit stemming from her son's death. he was killed by saint anthony police officer jeronimo yanez during a july 6 traffic stop. yanez was acquitted of manslaughter.
he is best known for raising the price of a life saving drug for aids patients more than 5,000 percent but today martin shkreli was in federal court on another matter. he is facing charges of securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy for allegedly cheating investors out of more than $11 million. if convicted, he faces more than 20 years behind bars. world news tonight with david muir will have much more on the top stories from around the globe including the revised version of the senate republican healthcare plan. you can watch that following "action news" at 6:00. >> authorities in chester county say an accidental fire claimed the life of a nine-year-old boy. it happened in east coventry township. several fire crews rushed to the scene and found a nine-year-old boy inside. witnesses say the boy's dad tried to save him from the fire but it was just too intense. investigators think the fire started in the kitchen. philadelphia police looking for the gunman who shot a 26-year-old man to
death execution style in front of his girlfriend. it happened after 11 o'clock last night at fifth and allegheny. detectives say the gunman walked up to my nino rivera and shot him in the head. philadelphia police are looking for a man accused of ambushing his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend outside her home. it happened along the 1000 block of harrison street in northeast philadelphia at about 11:30 last night. police say the gunman was hiding in some nearby bushes. when the victim came out he was shot four times. his girlfriend rushed him to the hospital where he remains in serious condition today. a car was also struck by a bullet. the gunman did get away. >> a fight over a parking spot ended in bruises and handcuffs down at the delaware shore. it is a story our news room is following for you. that's right, it happened at rehoboth beach on saturday night. this is 20-year-old mikhaila spencer. authorities say she hit a woman who tried to put into a
parking spot that spencer was trying to save. spencer reportedly wouldn't move. she became enraged threw her phone and took off. spencer was arrested charged and released on a thousand dollars bond. workers and residents in philadelphia could find their paychecks a little beefier come july 1st. that is when the city wage tax will go down to 3.8 percent for residents and 3.46 percent for nonresidents. for the past 20 years rates have been down and now philadelphia's more affordable tax than surrounding suburbs. >> construction could mean delays for drivers this week. lane closures are expected through thursday on route 611 between jericho road on hamilton avenue in abington. it's because of overhead work on the edge hill road bridge. the delays will continue as mentioned through thursday. >> all right, time for a check of the rest of the traffic report on a monday. >> matt pelman keeping an eye
on things for us and joins us now with an update t. >> lane restriction here this afternoon. it's an accident. westbound lanes of the route 30 bypass monica and brian here in chester county near 282 is where the crash is taking out the left lane. so we had a disabled vehicle earlier. now it's the accident. bottom line it's a parking l as you come westbound from exton through this point near thorndale i would really think about using business 30 or even staying up on the pennsylvania turnpike as alternates but the eastbound turnpike's jammed with normal afternoon volume headed toward norristown. have a crash in lower providence as well, pawlings road at egypt road there by the cvs. luckily though they got rid of our broken down vehicle on the schuylkill westbound by 30th street. still, though, just 9 miles per hour as you come west of there and now there are issues on 95. the northbound off-ramp to girard avenue some police activity there so at the moment you can't exit in that location. that's giving us an extra jam as you come north of penn's landing. outside live vine street expressway jam packed in both
directions and 95 northbound situation not helping us out with that that eastbound delay and overnight closures resume this week on the vine. we had last week off but they'll be back out here tonight shutting it down starting at 11 o'clock. monica and brian, back over to you. >> thank you, sir. still ahead on "action news" tonight in a matter of a few seconds a fun time at a california hotel turned into an all-out emergency when a car ended up in the middle of a pool. >> and school wasn't the right fit for them but that doesn't mean that they didn't want successful future or a meaningful career. jeanette reyes introduces to the latest graduates of the future track program coming up. >> and meteorologist adam joseph tracking a beautiful start to the work week in the "action news" weather center. hi there. >> low humidity, sunshine, no complaints there and temperatures right now very comfortable, 80 degrees in philadelphia, that dewpoint 46 degrees. heat index at 79 so it's actually lower than the air temperature, winds southwest at 10. we'll talk about heat, humidity and storms coming back with that seven-day forecast guys. >> adam thank you.
authorities say a delaware teen's actions caused her fall from a gondola ride. somehow the 14-year-old girl managed to slip under a restraining bar on the sky ride while riding with her brother. they say there are no mechanical problems with the ride itself but look at her dangling there how scary. the girl dropped into the arms of some very helpful people below. she was rushed to the hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. it is a miracle nobody was killed when a car crashed into a motel swimming pool near los angeles. take a look. the driver lost control outside the motel and crashed through a wall landing in the pool. a number of young children were in the water but none was seriously hurt. the driver was trapped for a time but witnesses got him out and administered cpr. police are investigating whether he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. >> ducis rodgers joining us now with sports and the phillies on the road in arizona as we speak. >> yeah, doing the same thing they've done the last couple days losing o phillies sit on 50 loses for the season. we are not halfway through
this campaign. right now they are wrapping up their series in arizona. first inning trouble for nick pivetta. chris herman takes him to deep, deep right center its a solo homer splashes into the pool. phils down one-zip. three-nothing in the third bases loaded brings in two. he had three rbi's in the afternoon. five-nothing d-backs. pivetta doesn't make it out of the third inning. phillies bats do very little. right now the phillies trail six-one. mark recchi getting his due. this fall the former flyers forward will be inducted into the hockey hall of fame. recchi was one of fire players elected today. he spent 22 seasons in the nhl including two different stints with the flyers. he ranks eighth on the team's all time scoring list. the induction ceremony is slated for november 13th. a huge honor for a pair of sixers and more may be on the way. joel embiid and dario saric named to the nba's all rookie first team.
both are also finalists in the nba's rookie of the year award which will be announced later on this evening embiid led all rookies in points per game rebounds per game and blocks per gain 28 and three in those respective categories. saric appeared in all but one game this season. during one stretch he scored in double figures in 22 straight contests. he really stepped up his game once embiid went down with there knee injury. the third finalist is milwaukee's malcolm brogdan. embiid appears to have the edge but the no, on him might be that he only appeared in 31 games. charles barkley sees another reason not to vote for embiid. >> i've always had a problem been in the league three years and being eligible as a rookie because well when you red shirt you get better -- or you should get better and he's been in the league for three years. i think he's going to be a great player but he didn't play enough games so my pick is saric.
>> the big three and allen iverson is involved the the former sixer is a player coach with a team called 3's company. a.i. says don't look for him to drop 60 points any time soon. >> how is your body feeling? >> 42 and retired, you know what i mean. it feels -- it feels like i hadn't played in, you know, six, seven years, so -- but i expected that you know what i mean. that's why he gave me the label as coach and gave me a label as captain so i could check myself in and out of the game whoever i warranted to and the whole thing was just, you know, for the fans to see me even if it's one minute just see me out there on the basketball court. >> so fun to see. finally, minor league baseball may be where it's at when it comes to looking for a.m. spectacular highlights. winnipeg gold eyes and saint paul saints check out the gold eyes catcher mason catch. did you catch it? he did. take another peek its a full
thin he nearly grabs from behind his back. dare i say katz has cat like reflexes. >> very cool. >> it was bad. >> thank you ducis. >> well, a group of people who chose a different path helped to set their course today. as "action news" reporter jeanette reyes tells us they're determined to make their mark in the city of philadelphia. >> this is a great opportunity and i feel like a lot of people should know about this. >> reporter: today more than two dozen students graduated from the city streets department 2017 philly future track program its an accomplishment that didn't come easy. >> this is huge its huge because coming in i didn't think that i would be able to do it. >> reporter: during their six months of training the neighborhood beautification team cleaned up 75 alleys including some along west diamond street. roadway maintenance students paved and lined striped 13 miles of roadway like this block on south american street.
>> you out there, your hands getting wet and it's cold, really -- a lot of them was ready to quit. some of them went home that day. >> reporter: the program is now in its fifth year and focuses on developing and engaging young adults who are not end flowed higher education and are unemployed. >> i think it's important that we provide opportunities for young people to be successful. many times we hear about all of the negative things that young people are involved in. this is something that's very positive. >> reporter: former student sean burke spoke to the graduating class now the senior it support specialist for the city burke is one of the program's success stories. >> there's a lot of closed doors in philadelphia growing up it's not easy. job search is not easy but open doors and opportunities make a big difference. >> reporter: of the 31 graduates 13 were hired by the city. the city only expected to hire two or three. others got jobs with private companies. many hope to return and share their words of encouragement and wisdom with the next graduating class. the the graduate kelly pierce
is getting an early start on that speech. >> if they need a shot, shoot their shot. they have to go for it, you know. it's not going to come to you. >> reporter: and city officials tell me they'd like to continue this program but they'd have to secure funding first. once that is done registration will be opened for the next class. will be opened for the next class. reporting at fios is not cable. we're a 100% fiber optic network. now with our new fios gigabit connection, you get amazing download speeds up to 940 megs, 20 times faster than most people have. and the price is amazing too for $79.99 a month online for the first year you'll get our fastest triple play with hbo included for 2 years. leave cable's slower internet speeds behind. so hurry up and switch to fios gigabit connection for $79.99 with tv, hbo and multi-room dvr service for two years all with a two year agreement.
>> affordable homes will be a reality in one section of montgomery county o officials broke ground today on this 17 million-dollar redevelopment of the north hills manor on linden avenue. the 50 row homes were built back in 1954 but they will be demolished and reconstructed. a new community center will be erected. penrose company is doing that renovation. >> you get a glimpse of it in all those shots out there. it is a stunning day out there. >> it's end of june and typically you start to get those really uncomfortable days like last week. so it's kind of nice when you get a break like this and the place to be is at the shore. weather center and take a look at sky6 live at cape may and you can see a few folks out there with their umbrellas. pretty nice and you've got that really deep blue water kind of that sunshine splashing and what a day and i tell you not even hardly a cloud here late this afternoon in spots as we take a look at
storm tracker we have flipped that forward to you here and you can take a look. not much happening around the region this afternoon. again just some puffy cumulus clouds at times and overall we're going to row main -- remain that way for this evening. tomorrow storms could kick up. right now 79 in trenton, beach haven 71 degrees. there's a bit of a sea breeze 80 philadelphia, reading coming in at 77 degrees. so as we look at satellite and radar for you there you can see that spin to the north and west and that is an upper level low. it's a cold pool of air and the upper atmosphere and as that dies down and interacts with that very strong high, late june sunshine, it ignites the clouds and some scattered downpours and thunderstorms so that little ripple of energy will be passing by here tomorrow afternoon. so, for tonight just a few clouds at times but very comfortable. 55. take advantage of this especially in the suburbs if you can open up the windows a little bit. it will actually be a lot colder outside than probably in your home with irrisioning
on. 62 degrees in the city with a wind of around three to 6 miles per hour. sun and clouds with maybe a pop-up again tomorrow afternoon and the higher terrain, the higher you get towards berks county, lehigh county as well as northampton county there could be a little bit of hail in some of those storms because of how unstable and cold the air is above. 76 allentown, 77 reading, the same for downingtown, pottstown, 76 degrees. between trenton philadelphia wilmington upper 70's there. glassboro 79, 78 in norristown and we'll mimic that 78 down in middletown delaware and as they're going to hit the shores temperatures tomorrow no sea breeze so it's going to be equally as nice as inland. 76, 77 along the coastline toms river 78 degrees and grab the sunscreen because that sun is very intense this time of year. then high pressure comes in behind it on wednesday, lots of sunshine and a summer beauty, low humidity and temperatures coming in at
81 degrees. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 79 tomorrow, right with that scattered shower or thunderstorm especially north and west of philadelphia. that system passes by so wednesday 81, sunny and pleasant. it's breezy and it turns warmer on thursday but the humidity stays low at 88 degrees and we start to crank up the heat and humidity at the end of the week on friday, 92 degrees with a scattered late storm. saturday we duplicate that number with a scattered storm or two but a front comes through on sunday so of the weekend days, sunday would be the most unsettled at 88 degrees and the day before the fourth of july, hot, partly sunny at 90 degrees so a decent for the upcoming holiday weekend but definitely not a washout. >> thanks adam. >> in spain madrid court ordered that the remains of painter salvador dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be his daughter filed a paternity claim.
>> ♪ >> right now jim gardner and the "action news" team are standing by with these stories and more at six. the. >> res comment new jersey are still cleaning up after severe storms blew through this weekend. plus a deputy philadelphia police commissioner takes the stand in the corruption trial of d.a. seth williams. >> for the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> monday night. a reward is offered in the stabbing death of a woman in north philadelphia and a cosby juror speaks out about the tense times in the deliberation. the big story on "action news" tonight is the partial restoration of president trump's travel ban. the u.s. supreme court said this morning that the government can ban travelers from six muslim majority countries who don't have "any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the united states." in other words, if people are coming here or returning here
to see family or attend a university or take a job, they can do that. the court said that the circuit courts that blocked the ban went too far. the court said it will take up the full travel ban in the fall. "action news" reporter walter perez is live at a muslim information center in north philadelphia. walter, what is the reaction to this supreme court ruling there? >> reporter: jim, the reaction is shock especially when you consider the decision was made on the last day of the supreme court's term before the summer recess but for the white house, after months of legal setbacks a victory for president trump. >> the supreme court agreed to hear the case which is a good thing for the administration's perspective. >> reporter: he says while today's supreme court ruling was a clear victory for president trump, the version of the travel ban now going into that effect is less stringent hasn't