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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara is off in the news a major jewelry theft ring busted. police say they have arrested in
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connection with robberies in six states totalling almost a million dollars and calls for ex trigs, the outcry for officials in the u.s. to track down a dentist and send him to zimbabwe to face charges. >> chopper 6 hd is over an accident causing backups on the blue route it happened at 6:00 this morning in lower providence. it appears that a car was forced up against a guardrail by a dump truck the car is now being towed away and police say that the details are developing after what happened. and right now two lanes are closed and traffic is getting by on the shoulder we'll continue to update you on the situation in delaware county as more information becomes available now the search for a suspect after woman was found murdered in her own home. police were called to the 3000
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block of aramingo avenue, they found the woman shot in the bedroom with her 2-year-old daughter nearby. eva pilgram is covering the story and she will have more coming up do we have a report? lets toss to her package right now. >> reporter: family and friends are in shock 22-year-old stephanie discowski was not in her home. >> she never did anything. she had everything going for her. everything was going good for her. >> just 22 and her daughter just turned 2. and this. >> this shouldn't even happen. >> she lived not home with her father, boyfriend and father, and was home alone with the 2-year-old last night and her dad at work and her boyfriend stepped out to run to the corner store, neighbors tell us that after the shooting the front door was open and everything was
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in its place. neighbors saw a neighbor running from the home and police chased after him and that he was wearing a gray hoody. >> she and her boyfriend were planning to move in a few days she had just graduated from dental hygiene school. >> she was the best and a great mother. >> she worked hard and took care of her daughter. she worked hard for her future. >> out here live you can see the memorial is growing for her here beside her home, her 2-year-old daughter is staying with family now, police ask if you know anything about this murder please contact them, neighbors here telling us they just want answers. eva pilgram, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia police are also investigating two early morning shootings and shots rang out on staub street of the tioga
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section of the city, they found a man shot in the chest and neck he was taken to christiana hospital where he was pronounced dead. no word on motive or arrests. shots fired here on rockland street in the feltonville section, no word on injuries but police are looking for a suspect. "action news" vernon odom is following the story and will have the latest coming up on "action news" at 12:30. one person died when three cars collided in bucks county, chopper 6 hd was overall entown road and 663 in milford township, an suv and pickup truck were heavily damaged and the intersection was shut down while police investigated. there is an amber alert in effect for a teenager in eastern pennsylvania. gena paterson on the left here
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was taken from her home at gun point. she was last seen wearing gray yoga pants and a multicolored t-shirt. the man on the right walter lewis is the one that took her. officials believe that lewis is driving a red car and anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately. time now to talk temperatures and more sunshine and heat are in store for us on this last day of the month but we are getting a break from the humidity sky 6 hd taking a live look from the beaches in atlantic city, it could be another day of 90 degree temperatures but not as stifling as days past but it looks the same as we say hello to august. melissa magee is outside the studios with the latest from accuweather. happy friday melissa. >> happy friday to you rick. we can take in a breath of fresh air because the humidity is in check. it's not as oppressive as the last several days, it's still warm in the city, 86 and 85 in
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trenton and beach haven 86 and 84 in wildwood and the winds are coming in in a northwesterly direction, that drys outs the atmosphere. and dew points notice mid-50s in philadelphia thark is comfortable and 60 in atlantic city and 62 in lancaster and that will come down as the afternoon wears on. we have you covered, 3:00 this afternoon a mostly sunny skies and climbing up tore 90 degrees and if so this heat wave continues, 5:00, 88 degrees and 9:00 tonight that temperature drops down to 80. lets talk about what is ahead it's hot but the humidity will start to drop and it looks like we'll be in store for an extension of our heat wave we'll see how long the temperatures stay in the 90s, i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> thank you. from our new jersey newsroom
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now, police say that six people these six people and another unidentified woman stole more than $800,000 in jewelry from various states including new jersey. investigators were tipped off to the ring last year and that is when the group followed a vehicle from a jewelry trade show and robbed the occupants when they stopped at a service station. back in 2013 and 2014, they are also linked to thefts in new york, pennsylvania illinois and virginia and rhode island. authorities in western pennsylvania have captured an escaped inmate. the body of tammy long was discovered yesterday afternoon at a home a mile away from the jail, a mile northeast of
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pittsburgh police did not say howl long was killed and christman was in jail for violating brobation on a dug charge. a high speed crash late wednesday night sabrina rhodes and yvette gonzalez were thrown from the car and died at the scene a friend of gonzales's family says he just saw yvette over the weekend. >> a nice girl and out going i only met her three or four times, she came in to talk to mom at the counter, i actually seen her sunday. >> phillippe hernandez was also killed in the crash the driver and another passenger survived. police are trying to figure out if the car was drag racing with the second vehicle. investigators in france are eagerly awaiting the wing part that washed ashore on a remote
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island in the indian ocean thark could unlock the mystery of malaysia airline flight 370 kenneth moton is live with the details. >> reporter: rick that debris will arrive in france tomorrow, it's been 16 months since mh 370 and the 236 souls on board vanished but will this give the key information to help find the plane. >> we are days away from possibly getting a confirmation but we know that analysts believe that this piece of a wing from boeing 777 is from missing malaysian flight 370, we know of no other triple 7's in the indian ocean or the rest of the world. >> it's on route to france for investigation two days after it washed ashore on reunion island off the coast of africa a source told abc news and boeing
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saw the number 657 bb identifying it from coxing from a triple 7. >> our records are kept for all aircraft for boeing and those are being checked at the moment. >> the critical evidence will not show them where it is but that the area is right. >> we have covered a considerable amount and we'll continue to work through that. >> the flapperon helps the plane slow down for landing. >> could it be an indication that the flaps were deployed if they wanted a higher lift to land or ditch the plan on the water. >> the same man that spotted the wings part also discovered a tattered suitcase washed up on the island, they do not think there say link to mh 370.
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kenneth moton channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that report. there is more to come on "action news" at noon, a child was rescued from a hot car in a north jersey parking lot what the mother had to say when confronted by first responders. plus back to beijing, the historic announcement for 2022 olympic games. that and more.
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breaking news now, cole hamelss is headed to the texas rangers as we reported yesterday, hamels is headed to theangers for prospects. he is expected to start for the rangers against the san francisco tomorrow. police had to break into a minivan to rescue a child inside. it happened in hackensack yesterday. the mother left her behind when
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she went shopping in costco, a shopper saw the child crying and sweating producely he alerted officers and they smashed the window and got the girl out in front of several appalled witnesses. zblm i believe that this is not the first time she has done this. because she took the older child with her that was 4 or 5 years old. and left the four windows open when she did it and this time she got caught. >> the girl's mother apologizes when she came out of the store with the other daughter she is charged with child endangerment. the university of cincinnati officer charged with murder after shooting a man at a traffic stop is out on bond. and other officers that responded to the scene is put on lean. he was behind bar for a day after pleading not guilty to killing samuel debose, he pulled
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him over for not having a front license plate and the fatal confrontation escalated quickly and debose was shot in the head, he says his vehicle was dragging him. the host of the 2022 olympics has been decided but now it's heading back to a familiar city. >> beijing! >> it was the front runner to get the games the chinese capital hosted the summer olympic games in 2008, the first country to host both the summer and winter games. they said it will cut costs but opponents say that it glosses oversivity rights issues in that country. coming up an upgrade could
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apple plans to recall their tv and include an improved remote and siri, and the box itself is expected to be slimmer, and lighter, and this is the first update to apple tv since it was launched. health check this noon, a
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newy shows that americans are cutting calories but not necessarily eating healthier adults ate 200 less calories than they did in 2003. however, diet analysis shows that americans on average are not eating balanced meals experts are still eating too much fast food and artificial sugar and not enough fruits and vegetables. now the news team is working on stories tonight at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is in the newsroom. happy friday. >> we have freebie friday coming up in today's show and we are on the official countdown 56 days away from the pope's visit to philadelphia and city officials are not the only ones doing planning ahead of time. a lot of people in the city are trying to ren out their homes or
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apartments owe out of up toers and the market is heating up. we'll tell you what you need to know. and the eagles are getting ready to report to training camp and details on when you can see them up close. take us on the go watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. and coming up at 4:00, two philadelphia are food purveyors and they are about to become food network stars. >> sounds like a cool story. >> sounds tasty. as we head to break lets check out the keep from live-from philadelphia international airport, not a bad day to travel. melissa magee is tracking a hot and much less humid day in the accuweather forecast. when "action news" continues in a moment.
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mel is is back inside now. >> the good news is you can breathe easier here is stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you it's quiet right now, high pressure is dominating and we got rid of the storms we had yesterday intel delaware and the lehigh valley sky 6 hd looking at the center city skyline on this friday afternoon we have a bright blue sky overhead and just a few high thin cirrus clouds at the moment. philadelphia 86 degrees, here is the change in the atmosphere, it's dew point in at 55 degrees, it's the level of moisture in the air dew points in the middle 50s and winds out of the west, we get a warmer wind with
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a down slope in the appalachians which is why at this noon hour, upper 80s, and 29.90 and holding steady. 83 in allentown and cape may 82 and trenton 85. here is satellite 6 along with action radar not a whole lot to talk about, here is the cold front that moved across our region, with showers and storm high pressure is well to the west out across the ohio valley so you can see clear skies and nice viewing conditions from new england from the mid-atlantic on westward into the ohio valley here is the setup as we close out the work week, a mostly sunny skies and less humid as well it's hot with a high up to 90 degree if we hit 90 again in the city the heat wave will likely be extended and usher us into the weekend. the difference however compared to the past three days, tuesday,
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wednesday we have temperatures feeling like the upper 90s, felt like 100 degrees yesterday and it feels like that when you factor in the low humidity levels. the philadelphia phillies are at home taking on the braves i'm still thinking about the globetrotters playing the nationals down at the shore yesterday. the temperature is 86 degrees and then dropping down to 77 for the ninth inning. a high temperature coming in today at 90 and bright and sunny and clear skies and comfortable and we drop down to 73 here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, as we get into the day today it's hot but less humid a high up to 90 degrees and saturday mostly sunny and as our philadelphia union is at home and hot and sunny overhead and the heat wave will continue monday partly
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sunny and high to 93 season a shower or thunderstorm is likely, and as we get into tuesday, the risk of a thunderstorm popping up and wednesday 87 and thursday clouds and sunshine and we'll drop down to 85 degrees the heat is sticking around. >> thank you melissa. the city of chester will have 16 new firefighters, the cadets graduated during a special ceremony at chester city hall, three of the cadets are making history as the first female firefighters in chester, city leaders including chester's mayor and instructors were on hand to celebrate the achievements. the cadets will be sworn in in the coming months. more to come on "action news" at noon, a family kicked off a flight and says their vacation was ruined what allegedly happened involving their toddler that turned the plane around on the runway. plus new surveillance of alleged thieves making off with cash from someone else's account.
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on what might have been a gun battle. and police are looking for an attack on a 5-year-old girl. now, the details, a number of shots rang out early this morning throughout the feltonville section of philadelphia and bullets hit a number of houses at east rockland an orm streets. vernon odom is live now with the details. >> reporter: good afternoon rick for a time here in feltonville overnight namely the 300 block of rockland street, there was wholesale violence on the street the lateness of the hour probably prevented anybody namely innocent bystanders from being killed or injured. gun fire erupted in the 300 block multiple houses and park sd cars were hit in what appears to have been a gun battle because th


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