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>> good afternoon we begin with
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new developments in the search for four young men when he mysteriously disappeared in the last week. >> authorities in bucks county are searching for the two 19-year-olds abdomin two men in their 20s. police found one of their vehicles abandoned in peddlers village. bob brooks is live in solbury township where the bucks county district attorney spoke about the investigation. >> reporter: sarah, the d.a. said this is an all hands on deck to find the young men. many, many agencies are involved trying to find them, that includes the fbi. over the last 24 hours we've seen a whirlwind of activity. police executed a search warrant in this home in solbury township. it is connected to the four males, jimi tar patrick, dean finocchiaro, mark sturgis, and
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tom meo. a command unit is set up outside. the severity of the situation is climbing. the bucks county d.a. is asking for the community's prayers moving forward. >> at this point i just ask for your patience and your prayers for these four young men and please let us do our jobs. >> reporter: we did speak with the father of mark sturgis by phone. he confirmed that his son's was found at peddlers village. he said he was with tom meo at the time. the d.a. confirmed the four males know each other. >> we have information that they know each other. >> reporter: it's all hands on deck to find them, but could not confirm all four are alive. >> i can't say we hope and pray they are, but we need to go with the investigation leads us. >> regardless of what happens today, the d.a. said they will be back in this spot at 3:30 p.m. with an update to the
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media, we'll bring that to you live. reporting in solbury township, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. our coverage of the story continues on the 6abc app we'll alert you to any new developments in this case as this investigation continues to unfold. >> turning to other news now, police are investigating an shooting at an apartment complex in chester county. the gunfire was reported at a complex on gable avenue in downingtown. it is unclear if anyone was hurt. authorities responded to a second location on the 100 block of brandywine avenue. police have not said if the incidents are connected. a pennsylvania state trooper and several others hospitalized after they were exposed to hazardous materials in nottingham, chester county. police were investigating reports of a hazardous substance at a mobile home on red oak drive. we're working to find out more information. >> new revelations are coming
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out of a preliminary hearing for 18 penn state fraternity members. the case centers around the death of 19-year-old fraternity pledge timothy piazza after a night of heavy drinking. chad perdelli is live at the courthouse in bellefonte, pennsylvania with more on the testimony. chad. >> reporter: yes, sarah, the highlights this morning troubling text messages, the district attorney focused on them and e-mails before and after piazza' death. in the hours and days after tim piazza' death allegedly from the alcohol-fueled hazing inside the fraternity, fraternity members began to understand the trouble they were facing. state college police detective was back on the stand this morning. he testified fraternity president brendan young texted his girlfriend you don't comprehend the situation, adding at the at the end of the day
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i'll be account accountable for it you will. prosecutors hammered at the alleged coverup. he wrote make sure the pledges clean the basement and get rid of the evidence of alcohol. casey replied they are taking care of basement. police testified that a search of a computer covered up group chat. 18 from fraternity members are charged in the death of piazza. on day one of the preliminary hearing, the piazza left the courtroom when the video of piazza' final hours were played for the judge. 16 of 18 defendants are in the courtroom. with the so many dmpts, --
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defendants, it will go into tomorrow when the judge decides who if anyone will be charged. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> turning to accuweather, steamy conditions are making their way back into the forecast. sky6 live hd showing you the view of wilmington at lunchtime. we have a mix of sun and clouds, a bit more humid than yesterday, meteorologist david murphy is in the weather center with a check of the forecast, back to work forecast. >> reporter: absolutely, rick, yesterday was gorgeous across the region. this morning it started out well and in a moment we'll see if the humidity is beginning to rise up. satellite and radar shows you a lack of of significant cloud cover. there's a little bit of spotty stuff out there, but generally speaking most areas looking at sun. there's an area where we have some precipitation. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows that to you, central delaware around dover looks like some of this is passing north of the dover air force base and some of the cells highlighted in darker shades of red and yellow
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are dumping brief, but steady heavy downpour pushing on to cumberland county coastline off the delaware bay north of fortescue looks like it might be putting its sights on millville or route 55 north of millville. that's in terms of precipitation. 83 degrees in philadelphia. 81 in wilmington. 82 in allentown him 80 in millville. 78 in cape may. as we go through the afternoon it is going to be warm. 87 degrees by 2:00 p.m. high of 88 around 3:00 p.m. you can see how we're holding on the low 80 80s as late as 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., 77. as we go through the afternoon it's more and more humid. all the areas highlighted in darker shades of green with the higher numbers that's sticky air. anywhere you get the dewpoints over 70 like you have in cape may and dover that's oppressive humidity. the humidity is beginning to rise, we'll see it in the mid
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60s. moderate humidity in philadelphia. more humid down south. we have a couple of issues this week, the first is it will get hot and humid over the next several days. the heat index between tuesday and thursday could make it feel between 100 and 105. thursday is the worst day, anytime this week if we see a thunderstorm, especially tuesday and thursday they could be strong and have drenching downpours, friday might be iffy. there's light at the end of the tunnel for the weekend, i'll have that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, and more details on the storms that could pop up later this week. >> president donald trump has a message for lawmakers returning from their 4th of july recess. the president tweeted i could not imagine that congress would dare to leave washington without a beautiful healthcare bill fully approved and ready to go. at least ten gop senators oppose
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the bill in its current form. president trump's eldest son is giving varying accounts with a russian lawyer during the presidential campaign. the meeting was reported by the new york times over the weekend. donald trump junior said it focused on a disbanded russian adoption program. he then said the attorney would have helpful information about his father's campaign. this morning he said he was providing more details when asked about the meeting. >> we have a reminder for septa riders in center city today. changes are coming to the way you get your tickets. starting later today some passengers will need to have their tickets inspected and punch by fare collection personnel before entering the train platform. the new policy will be effect on week days between 3:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. temple, jefferson, suburban
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university industry stations. >> a man escapes a burning building how a co-worker saved his life. a teenager survives an encounter with a bear at a colorado campsite. >> david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> in new york state a u.s.
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army soldier is charged with killing his wife and state trooper who responded to reports of shots fired at the couple's upstate property. 32-year-old infantry man shot him as he approached the home. walter's wife nicole was found at the scene. police have not said how she was killed. united nations said there's no end in sight in the humanitarian crisis in iraqi. iraqi troops are declaring victory over isis in mosul. thousands will remain displaced. half the homes and building were
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damaged or destroyed by bombings and airstrikes. 800,000 people have been forced their homes since october. >> 8,000 people were evacuated from their homes as a dozen wildfires continue to burn in crafl -- california. a new blaze broke out in is an barbara in an -- santa barbara in an area that has not seen fire in 60 years. 85 active wildfires are burning across the west. a roofer's daring escape from a burning building was caught on camera in denmark. you can see the worker dangling next to the 6 story building engulfed in flames, hes was clinging to a crane hook while a colleague lord him to the man and to safety. >> a hit-and-run driver is under arrest thanks to a gopro hooked up to a bicycle.
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he was recording the ride when a vehicle struck him. the victim survived, but the driver fled the scene in the black suv unaware that his actions were caught on camera. police caught the mann 58-year-old marshall kneely. who will face charges. a teenage has a story to tell about an unprovoked bear attack. he was asleep in the tent when the bear lunged at him. he heard the crunching noise which turned out to be the bear's teeth clamping down on the back of his head. >> grabbed me and pulled me and bit the back of my head and drug me, i could hear the breath on the back of my neck, i had to go for his eyes, that's what i did. >> the bear dragged him for ten feet before he was able to free himself by fighting back, which
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he said, which is the right thing to do according to wildlife experts. he received 9 stitches at the hospital. >> we'll tell you why expectant mothers may want to add sugary drinks to the food to avoid during pregnancy. >> a study connects sleep problems with alzheimers disease. we have those details when "action news" comes right back. restlessness...
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starting tonight. the company is kicking off its third annual prime day. they will offer new discounts every five minutes for 30 hours straight beginning at 9:00 p.m. you must be a prime member to cash in. other retailers, jc penny and kohls are lining up their own deals to compete. walmart and target decided is to skip the event. a new study said pregnant women may want to avoid drinking sugary beverages. researchers followed 1,000 expectant moms. researchers believe avoiding sugary drinks did you work pregnancy could prevent child obesity. >> new research is linking sleep problems with alzheimers. people who reported trouble sleeping have more biological markers in their spinal fluid.
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doctors are not sure what comes first, the alzheimers or the sleep problems. >> we don't know what the chicken or egg cause is here. it may very well be that sleeping longer will help us to prevent us from developing or slow down the process of alzheimers disease. but we don't have the definitive answer as yet. >> reporter: the results of the study are published online in the journal neurology. >> the "action news" team is working on stories tonight beginning at 4:00 p.m. that includes a pitch for a product that looks like a parody than a reality. it promises to improve your child's soccer ability by testing dna. don't make your own sunscreen, it sounds like something that goes without saying, more and more people need to hear the warning.
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we look into the rise of dyi sun protection at 4. "action news" continues at noon, david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> meteorologist david murphy is here he was at the phillies game, what did you eat in. >> reporter: i had cracker jacks, that's about it, i had thrown a party for my mother-in-law so there was a lot of food leftover, didn't have as much as i usually do. >> that's why i go. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live down south areas of cumberland county in the center of the coastline portion of the country. if you're in millville, get your stuff done in the next 15 minutes, you could be looking at a brief downpour there's another
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one on the other side of dover that could make a run at south jersey later on. in most areas, we have clouds and sun and not look like a bad day on the beach especially considering how we're warming up. 8 approximate degrees in philadelphia, the dewpoint has climbed in the city. we're in the 60s that's moderately humid. ocean temperature in the 70s. 82 in allentown. 81 in reading. 81 in trenton. 81 in wilmington. 80 in millville, new jersey. cape may, 79 degrees and holding in the low 80s down the shore today. satellite shows you how there's a decent amount of sunshine with cloud cover development. there's thicker cloud cover to the west that might make a run at us later on and every now and then we'll see a pop pop-up shor or thundershower in the afternoon. most of you stay dry. in the lehigh valley sun and
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clouds, more humid later in the day and at night. 87 is the high. down the shore low risk of rip current, humid along the south. especially in cape may it's more humid there, sticky, same thing for rehoboth beach and bethany beach on the humid side. sun and clouds and more humid in the afternoon, high temperature, 88 degrees, so cool drinks everywhere, a good idea if you're out there working or playing. overnight cloudy and on the stick request side. 74 is the overnight low and the humidity will rise. in terms of precipitation not a whole lot, but the model shows you the possibility of an occasion shower or thunderstorm and it could produce a drenching downpour in the rising humidity. as we get past the dinner hour 11:00 p.m. there's not much going on. tomorrow morning we may have northern showers on storm tracker 6 live double scan. the rest of the day okay until the afternoon we get a hot air
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mass that encourages drenching showers and thunderstorms. i want to allow some of this in pockets of the neighborhood. it probably dies away a little bit after that. we're setting ourselves up over the next several days, after today and a pocket or two today for an unsettled week. it's not stormy all the time everyday, but at times what is going to be a hot and humid air mass coming in, we have storms coming, where they hit we have a moderate chance ever producing lightning, the risk will be downpours in the hot humid air mass and strong gusty winds briefly ahead of any storm that forms. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today getting a little bit more humid, transitioning to more uncomfortable weather. high of 88 a couple of showers and thunderstorms here and there. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, we're going for highs in the 90s, the humidity will be high enough where heat index values in urban centers will be higher
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on tuesday and wednesday and thursday. a drenching shower or thunderstorm is possible. friday we're easing it back down into the low to mid 80s. it will be humid, but there could be an active collection of showers and thunderstorms around on friday, just in time for the weekend, mid 80s on saturday and sunday lower humidity, i wish there was another home phillies game. >> i wish tomorrow was the weekend. >> that, too. >> reporter: [laughter]. >> thank you, david. dozens of golfers hit the links for a golf tournament at the bala golf course in wynnfield heights. all proceeds from the tournament support the troop k camp cadets for children ages 11 to 14, this year's camp is held from july 30 to august 4 at girard college. rescue crews are called into to rescue a lion cub who
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fell down a well in india. michelle obama is expected to help out with the espies thi.
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>> hello again here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30, we're
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following developing news out of bucks county where the search intensifies for four men missing for days. from a -- fraternity members are in court today. we follow the developing news out of bucks county where the fbi join the search for missing young men. the identity of the two teenagers and men in their 20s were released. many questions remain about whether the men know reach other and where they might be. walter perez is live with what we know so far about the case. walter. >> reporter: hey, sarah as you mentioned there are a lot of unanswered questions regarding this case and one of the biggest is how might these four young men be connected. regardless this case is being taken seriously with several agencies on the case including the fbi. >> as is obvious in a case of


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