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dinardo is back behind bars. there he is. this time on five million dollars cash bail. it is wednesday night and the big story on "action news" tonight. breaking news in bucks county the search is intensifying for four men and grim happenings in solebury have developed an audience across the country. "action news" reporters walter perez and gray hall are on this story tonight. lets begin with walter perez with the latest on the search scene. >> the size and scope of the search scene in bucks county is nothing short of jaw dropping but the headline is the rearrest of the person of interest in this case. >> it was 6:30 yesterday evening when 20-year-old cosmo dinardo posted bail on an unrelated weapons charge and left the bucks county jail. less than 24 hours later he is back in custody. >> this is for receiving stolen
property and theft of a 1996 nissan maxima. that is owned by thomas meo. he is one of the four men reported missing last week in bucks county and district attorney matt weintraub says the alligation goes further. >> we allege that cosmo dinardo attempts to sell meo's vehicle for $500 to a friend whose identify we know but are protecting in the court document sfwlz what make its more disturbing is that meo is diabetic and in the car they found his medication and a diabetic kit. they say he would not likely survive with those items. day four in the search for the four missing men in bucks county and weintraub says that while investigators are trying to connect the dots he feels good about the direction that this case is moving. we'll find something for sure i have no doubt of that. no doubt of that.
>> reporter: weintraub announcing that several pieces of new evidence is recovered in several locations including here at the 90 acre site owned by the dinardo family. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> walter thank you. lets take a look at bensalem police officers arrested cosmo dinardo earlier this afternoon. chopper 6 hd was overhead as officers escorted dinardo into the buck county jail. we go live to gray hall at the district justice office in buckingham township. gray, the release on bail last night raised more than a few eyebrows but tonight back behind bars with a $5 million cash bail it's likely he will stay there for a while. >> as you know the last bail released his family was able to
pay $100,000 on that case and this was taken off the table the judge setting the $5 million cash bail the highest she says she has ever set. >> and cosmo dinardo is in jail. he faces the judge in a video conference but that the hearing did not center around the disappearance of the four men but the theft of one of their cars. they allege that he stole tam as meo's car and tried to sell it to a friend for $500 and was found at the property belonging to dinardo's family in solebury township. they argued that the da knew with this theft and should have brought the charges up beforehand but they wanted something to keep dinardo in jail because he was already in jail for firearms charges.
dinardo's attorneys fought back arguing he was not a flight risk or threat. saying he does not have a passport and no prior christmas nat history in the end the judge sided with the da's office and set the huge $5 million cash bail assuring dinardo will be in jail for sometime. >> back out live a preliminary hearing current charges set for july 31st he is locked up in jail unless someone can come up with the $5 million cash. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. we just now have received the statement on behalf of dinardo's parents. it says as parents mr. and mrs. dinardo sympathize with the parents of the missing young men and are cooperating in every possible way with the investigation being conducted by law enforcement. the mysterious disappearances
are the talk of town and the community has stepped up to provide food and water. the midway volunteer fire company is stocked full of donations and the authorities are grateful for the support but no longer need anymore supplies. >> we continue to alert you to new developments through the 6 abc app. right now you can find the latest details about the case along with raw video from both it's action cam and chopper 6 hd the 6 abc app say free download. stabs and beaten with a hammer. that is how a 57-year-old woman was murdered early this morning on the 5900 block in the crescentville section of philadelphia. vernon odom is live now at police headquarters tonight. what is the latest on this? >> reporter: police tell me they have the name of the suspect and tracking him down at this hour
and his name not released so far. and that he may have gone nuts from a drug known as wet. >> a.j. wright tried in vein to rescue a murder victim this morning. the crime went down in crescentville at 7:00 a.m. the home of rosalind wick was n invaded by a man that beat her with a hammer and stabbed her four times in the neck. wick's daughter escaped from the house and appealed to wright to help. >> he came face-to-face with the mad man. >> i go to the door the guy slams the door in my face, boom i'm trying to get in the house. >> she was stabbed multiple times and other things found at the crime scene but definitely
the wounds to the neck were the cause of death. >> wright heard the violence attack behind closed door and then silence and saw him flee out the window. >> he ran across the grass to his family's house and locked both the doors and jumped out another window again. >> police have the name of the suspect but they are not releasing it so far. the han musn't is intense and neighbors are in shock of the ghastly murder who was about to become a grandmother for the first time this summer. >> a great lady going to church every sound and a big influence on the community. >> there is a $20,000 reward posted by city hall if you can help find this man's whereabouts. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news" at police headquarters in center city.
>> thank you. a worker was shocked and felt three stories from scaffolding. the man was reaching for a tool but grab electrical wire instead. and the victim was conscious when transported to temple university hospital word is he is in critical condition. the word is the man responsible for the bridge gate scandal will not be going to jail. a federal judge sentenced david wildstein to three years probation, he fled guilty in 2015 for his role in the lane closures on the george washington bridge. the prosecution asked for lenientsy for his cooperation in the case. a planned strike for contracted workers at philadelphia international airport was suspended this morning the announcements was
made after the union and american airlines agreed to last minute discussion. airport workers were on duty today however the the union president says they are ready to go on strike if talks fall apart. strikes planned for newark, la guardia and jfk were also suspended. >> a caravan of motorcycles led the way for the vietnam traveling memorial wall as it made its way up i-95 today. the wall is being taken to bucks county where it will be assembled and open to the public. it's a replica of the vietnam memo memo memory memorial in washington and will be on display beginning on friday. coming up on "action news" tonight. concert goers packed the beach in atlantic city and ahead we'll take you to the hot conseverity taking place a song on the sand. plus the sixers need to decide who will play point guard ben
simmons speaks out on who to play the role. >> another uncomfortable day and high temperatures 91 degrees above the normal of 87 and northern come tomorrow we'll talk about the heat warnings in effect and the stormy end to the heat wave in the seven-day forecast. those stories and more when "action news" continues tonight.
ocean. >> i am right in between the sand and the boardwalk, this is the first of three concerts in this concert event and it's so loud the gates open today at 5:00 here right now one of the opening acts, djdj is on the stage and they are waiting for the big act tonight which is pink. >> pretty hot but i would stand in a lot of heat for her. so it's cool. >> this fan sporting pink hair doesn't care. pink fans lined up before the gates opened for the 2017 beach concert serieses. >> pink we love you! >> it's hot out here and i have sun block and water i'm good. >> sun block and umbrellas help to beat the rain. they say that the jersey sun is too hot for tem.
>> we have from team and still can't take the heat. >> the casino reinvestment authority, to host events in atlantic city hoping to draw more than 30,000 people. crews began to install the stages this week and bars and vendors too. some hoping for a bump in midweek sales and these fans plunged down for concert t's and fans with the star's face. >> i love my fans. >> we know that was not really pink there just a fan to cool those fans off until she hits the stage. she is expected to hit the stage at 8:29 and could be closer to 9:00 if you miss this concert you could come out to the next one or the one after that.
annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia mayor, jim kenney helped to launch a new program today called camp philly it gives 200 children a chance to attend a ymca camp in the poconos free of charge. they will attend scamp spears a 1100 acre campground that offers all kinds of activities. the first group begins in august.
sixers back in action tonight and there is i don't know if it's a conflict but a decision to be made. >> the point guard decision. the sixers have a late night in las vegas. who doesn't like a late night on the strip. meanwhile the coaching staff has a decision to make before the decision begins. who plays point guard? they drafted one markelle fultz but the original plan was to have ben simmons fill the role.
>> playing the game i feel more comfortable being the point guard that was the way i was raised and taught. my dad put the ball in my hans. >> how do you think you will play together he plays point too? >> he look forward to playing with him and he is a great player. i can't wait to play with him. >> a good problem to have. last night's all-star game turned out to be a good one the phillies lone representative played well the first inning and pitched a scoreless inning and allowed one hit and seattle's robinson cano hit a homer that was the differencep the american league won the game 2-1 and
pitchermal even oh atook a picture of joe west. the worst record in baseball belongs to the phillies but the manager is hopeful that it turns around. >> nobody wants to lose the players don't want to lose and i don't want to lose, we need a spark, one wore orr two guys to carry the club and take turns carrying the club. and the flyers made a change and swapped out goalies and got promising young talent. that made coaches excited. >> it's a lot of young faces and the pieces in place and we have work to do and we know and understand that and it's work begins in earnest when you get back here in mid-september. >> there was little work today the flyers worked out their developmental camp in stone harbor. prospects played bubble soccer.
exactly what you think it may be. soccer while you are in a bubble. just a little bit different than ice hockey. the sports world is converging in one place in los angeles for the espy awards it comes here to 6 abc tonight. and the microsoft theater is ready and so is this year's host, peyton manning. he expects it to have much move than you might expect. >> it honors great teams and individual athletes but it tells great stories and always has and some that you don't know about. obviously everybody knows who won the super bowl or world series every year but you may not know about an athlete that is overcome a tremendous challenge or tragedy in their life. >> it's a night when the sports and entertainment worlds come together. it airs here at 8:00 here on 6 abc.
tune in right at 8:00. the post office unveil aid new series of stamps that celebrate a local artist on what would have been his 100th birthday the work of andrew wyatt at the brandywine museum of art and chadds ford. meteorologist, cecily tynan, was there to introduce it's son jaime wyatt who says his father loved to write letters and would have loved to affix his own painting on an envelope.
as we look at the weather center an stormtracker 6 live double scan most of the storms today north of the poconos and lehigh valley into southern new england and we see a couple of nasty storms popping in northwestern pennsylvania and those will fall apart as they work to the south and east. no energy to get things to bubble up here. we can't have cooling downpours here this evening. it's certainly feeling tropical out here and the dew points running in the 70s in much of the area, dover 77 and 75 in cape may. you rarely get to 77 in this region this is oppressive humidity and that is why it feels so uncomfortable out. it's not the air temperature but the dew point that throws the numbers into the 90s. heat index 93 philadelphia and 94 in trenton and at the shore today you are jealous someone is down there thinking they are
colling off. 97 in beach haven and cape may over 100 in the last hour and now 93 and dover 102 degrees is how it feels right now. >> the excessive heat warnings go into effect now and last through the afternoon. the heat warning in the bright area of pink on the i-95 corridor. close to 105 tomorrow afternoon and the orange zone around that is a heat advisory. it does not include the lehigh valley or the immediate shore. in that advisory area you ask expect the heat indexes to top near 100 and here is the heat tracker, already feeling 92 at 9:00 in the morning, several hours in the afternoon over 100 degrees with the dangerous oppressive heat and near record high temperatures. satellite 6 along with action radar we have high clouds coming through and a hazy day with on and off sunshine and clouds, staying stuffy overnight
tonight. partly cloudy and 72 in the suburbs, and dropping to 78 degrees in the city of philadelphia. 97 tomorrow and the record is 98 and feeling over 100 because of the extreme humidity and dew points. a stray storm tomorrow with gusty winds and heavy rain and the threat for strong to severe storms coming with low pressure as the front comes through here hot and humid and 90 degrees and hazy and watch the storms late on friday. down the shore tomorrow equally as hot as inland. low 90s on the stand here hot and humid and any storms that come through if they were to pop they are late and sizzling on the sand, bethany beach 93 degrees and feeling over 100 even at the shore as we get foot day tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast the heat and humidity peaks tomorrow highlighting red because of the heat and humidity and any storms would be isolated. friday tremendously humid at 90
degrees and heavy downpours and strong thunderstorms will be more scattered in variety coming through and that wipes everything away for the weekend just in time, lowering humidity and sunshine and highs refreshing at 86 saturday and back into the 90s on monday, tuesday and wednesday as it turns more humid once again. >> thank you. abc world news tonight with david muir is next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams and adam joseph and ducis rogers. and then please join us for "action news" at 11:00 on channel 6. for cecily tynan, adam joseph, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news. the new interview with president trump. defending his son, don junior saying, many people would have taken that meeting with the russian lawyer. and don junior saying in retro spect he probably would have done things differently, and he could not rule out meeting with other people from russia. also tonight, the new and chilling video emerging. a brutal attack app an m american college grad on vacation overseas, killed in an angry mob. what happened in the moments before. the images coming in right now. the fbi and authorities digging and putting up tents, searching for four young men. a former baseball player, two of them construction workers, and tonight, person of interest now under arrest. severe storms at rush hour after tornadoes already reported and this lightning at chicago's o'hare