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the teen had been shot multiple times and dumped at this location. late this morning police returned to the location where santiago's body was found to map the scene. d.a. tom hogan said the victim had been targeted, that investigators have strong evidence and that an arrest is expected. santiago was due to resume his education at henderson high school this fall. last year after disciplinary issue he had attended glen mills an alternate school for a short time. friends say the affable santiago was looking forward to his senior year. they describe him as empathetic and trustworthy. >> everyone loved him. he was always caring after his friends. once his friends was in trouble he was the first person there and you knew you could always count on him. >> the coolest kid in west chester. >> reporter: can you fathom why anybody would want to harm him? >> who would not be jealous of christian. he was just an awesome person. >> reporter: that was john rawlins reporting from chester
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county. in other news we're following breaking news out of our delaware news room right now where firefighters just put out huge flames at an oil refinery in delaware city. a spokesperson for that refinery on wrangle hill road said there was a problem with the processing unit around noon today. by 1 o'clock they had to call firefighters in to help. all of the employees got out safely and the fire was just put und investors showing concern we're being told over the slowing chinese economy. apple stock which depends heavily on demand from china fell more than 4 percent today. time now for the accuweather forecast.
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>> it is friday. so let's do it and we head outside to meteorologist cecily tynan who is in for adam joseph. happy friday. >> hi rick and sharrie. what a gorgeous friday it is. the cold front that brought us flooding rains last note swept out the oppressive humidity and cooled us down a little bit. 87 degrees currently in philadelphia. in allentown 83. reading 82. wilmington 86. trenton 85. and cape may very comfortable with a current temperature of 81 degrees. big difference with the humidity, though. this time yesterday we had dewpoints across most of our area in the mid 70's. that was ultra humid. now the dewpoints are dropping down into the 50's. when you get dewpoints below 60 degrees that's very comfortable with winds out of the northwest our humidity level will continue to drop as we head through the afternoon and the early evening hours. now, satellite6 along with action radar together showing that cold front that brought us flooding rains last night has moved off the eastern seaboard. it's going to stop, stall out and then move a little bit farther to the west on sunday
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and that will bring us a little more in the form of cloud cover but tonight for your friday out in the, it will be beautiful at 7 o'clock, 82. temperatures dropping down into the 70's. i'll talk more about the weekend including the shore and poconos coming up in the full accuweather forecast. sharrie. >> better day today. so much so. cecily thank you. remember to check in with us at use street level radar and storm tracker6 radar to help plan your summer weekend. >> police in bucks county are trying to figure out what caused a driver to slam through the side of a building today. chopper six was over the scene on route 611 in warrington. you can see the car went right through the wall of the building and into the basement. the driver went to doylestown hospital. police have not told us how badly that person was injured. inspectors are checking the building to see if it's safe. >> septa began selling single day passes for the papal visit in september today. we're just five weeks away but so far there are a lot of these passes still available. eva pilgrim is live at 30th
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street station following this story and these passes are one of the only ways people will be able to get into the city once pope francis is here. >> reporter: that's right, sharrie. today the septa pope passes for regional rail are officially on sale at ticket counters. select ticket counters and it's been a steady stream all day. today people lined up to get their tickets for regional trial see the pope. >> the lottery system didn't seem to make a lot of sense to me. i thought why don't they just sell it at the ticket stand that's here and that's what they did today. >> reporter: the septa regional rail normally moves about 65,000 people. when the pope is here the trains will be able to move about 180,000. both the regional rail and subway drop-offs will get you into the blocked off parts of the city that are otherwise closed to traffic. >> these stops that are here in orange, those are where we're going to drop people off. they're all in the traffic box. no one is going get you closer than septa. >> reporter: that has a lot of people planning to hop the
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train to get in as close as possible. >> i'm going to try. so far it's easy but i'm going to try. that's why i bought the passes. >> tickets for sunday, i'm interested in going to the mass sunday afternoon. >> reporter: now, if you want to buy your regional rail ticket, they aren't selling at every station. there's a select list of them. we have them for you on our web site at you do need a ticket reservation in order to be able to ride the regional rails so make sure you get your tickets in advance. we're live at 30th street station, eva pilgrim channel6 "action news." >> good advice eva. thank you. amtrak is adding extra trains to handle the expected crowds during the pope's visit. they say they'll also make new trips and add special stops to philadelphia on saturday and sunday while pope francis is here. tickets are already available and we have more details on our web site,
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>> "action news" continues to explore the pope's hometown before he visits ours. jim gardner has been in buenos aires all week long. tonight he'll bring us his final rereport. here's a preview. >> i'm jim gardner in buenos aires and we're outside the national congress building where in 2010 they passed the controversial gay marriage legislation over the strong objection of then archbishop jorge bergoglio. now as pope francis he says who am i to judge? gays in the church. coming up on "action news" at 6:00. >> and you can find our coverage of the pope's upcoming visit along with jim's reports from argentina at we have the information you need know including maps of the highway closures and security zones for the pontiff's visit next month. >> and the pope was
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papal section coming up at 6 o'clock. meanwhile in chester county, immaculata welcomed a new class of from esche men today. the action cam was on campus in malvern as his year's class found their new homes. tomorrow the entire class of 2019 will take part in a community service project at schools around philadelphia. meanwhile upperclassmen will move in over this weekend. >> well, the eagles spent the day in south philadelphia getting ready for the ravens this weekend. after a week of joint practices the two teams will face off in a preseason matchup tomorrow at lincoln financial field. jaime apody is live with the birds in south philadelphia with more. hi, jamie. >> hey there, rick.
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yup training camp is in the books. that's a wrap from the training camp portion. the eagles held a walk through today and yeah after practicing with the ravens the past three days everyone really excited to finally play against them. of course, all eyes will be on this man tomorrow night, sam bradford. expected to start his first game in an eagles uniform and take the field for the first time since tearing his acl for the second time. actually tomorrow will be just one day before the one year anniversary of that preseason injury. this will be a huge test for bradford to get his timing down and see if he can take a hit. now, knowing chip kelly won't be in there long though sam would like to be. >> obviously i'll take all the reps that i can get. i think a lot of great reps in practice over the past few weeks, especially the past two days going against baltimore. you know, like i said, they'll give me whatever he'll give me i'll take. >> now, it was an exciting day here at training camp because juan pap blow montoya indy car
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racing legend was here and yes, inside that car is fletcher cox, the defensive lineman. now fletcher is a huge raising fan and montoya decided to give him a little scare and take him out for a spin. they were doing doughnuts in the parking lot next door. it was something special. did chip kelly know about this is what i wanted to know? hear fletcher cox's reaction coming up a little bit later tonight on "action news." let me tell you, i was scared. i mean, that car came so close to me. fletcher said he loved it. that's it from training camp. we'll have much more for the rest of the evening. live in south philadelphia, jaime apody channel6 "action news. >> it's time now for the "action news" traffic report. >> matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. t.g.i.f. to you, matt. >> same to you. makes me think of those brown's doughnuts down the ocean city boardwalk. they are delicious. if you've never had them and i think we're seeing people
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headed down for them, headed down for shore on this nice summer time afternoon rick and sharrie, you can see the crowd headed down towards 55 and the a.c. expressway. of course the jam starts back on the walt whitman bridge and continues to be sluggish through this point on 42 southbound. let's talk about 676. this is the vine street expressway in center city. we're not moving very quickly in either direction as you can see the length between the schuylkill and 95. then us a continue across the ben franklin bridge and hop on 676 southbound in camden, you can see we're bunching up again headed down towards 42. there is an accident in the mix approaching the 42 freeway but traffic is getting by it. just getting by really slowly as you can see. headed for the delaware memorial bridge, expect delays again all weekend long because of that painting project that's going on and blocking a lane in each direction. this afternoon the northbound delays aren't too bad just yet headed into new jersey but southbound headed into delaware you're looking at speeds in the 20's and in
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pennsville just off the bridge in jersey watch out for a crashology 49 broadway lippincott avenue. no problems this afternoon so far at least on the regional rails. let's grab the ipad do the commuter report on this finally friday afternoon. we're seeing some heavy traffic as you exit the a.c. expressway or the garde garden e parkway on that ramp. it always bunches up on friday afternoon. we'll check it again rick and sharrie, coming up in the next half hour. >> thanks matt. >> much more still ahead on "action news" at 4:00. new tension between north and south korea. we'll explain what has one country saying it's ready to go to war. >> plus, two women make history, becoming the first females to join an elite group of u.s. soldiers but their move toward equality isn't finished just yet. >> privacy concerns for a popular music streaming service. a new policy let's the company track your location and sort through your facebook posts. why that company is arguing that it's actually a good thing. we'll be right back.
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>> ♪ >> north korea leader kim jong un says his troops are cassie state of war after soldier from the north and south exchanged artillery fire. they have been blasting anti-north propaganda across the loudspeaker. north has given them a deadline of 5:00 p.m. local time tomorrow to stop. a senior military officer says the north held a rare emergency briefing for diplomats. u.s. officials have canceled a joint military exercise with the south that was planned for next week. >> two female soldiers made history today becoming the first women to graduate from the army's grueling ranger school. captain kristen bryce and first lieutenant shea haver finished a nine week course. both women met the same standards as the men did. >> it's just definitely awesome to be part of the history of a ranger school. >> i was thinking really of future generations of women
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that i would like them to have that opportunity. >> both women got to pin the black and gold army ranger tab along with the 94 men who graduated with them as well. congratulations. but the women can't actually serve as rangers just yet. secretary of defense ash carter will make a decision by the end of the year on what combat roles women will be allowed to take on. >> back here the diocese of camden is selling four of its elderly care facilities. the deal includes saint mary's catholic home in cherry hill and the manor at saint mary's. the diocese will also sell two other nursing homes, one in pleasantville and the other in vineland. center management group is buying the properties for about $40 million. the sale has been authorized by the vatican. still needs approval, though, from u.s. regulators. the diocese says catholic traditions and teachings will continue at the facilities for 50 years as part of the deal. it has been 10 years since hurricane katrina shattered and flooded the gulf coast. well, now abc news is looking
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back at everything that's changed there in the last decade. as the anniversary approaches mississippi native and abc news anchor robin roberts give us a very emotional raw and uplifting look at how the region is recovering. she spoke with "action news" recently about what it was like to put this special together. >> it was very important in this special to recount what happened, to show some footage that has never been seen before, but to let people know where everyone is and the majority of people, where they are now after what has happened in the past decade and where, more importantly they're headed. >> it's called katrina, 10 years after the storm and it will air sunday night at 10 o'clock right here on 6abc. >> atlantic city says a pair of concerts this week has given the town's economy a much needed shot in the arm. more than 30,000 people came out for last night's rascal flatts show that comes after sunday's maroon5 concert which drew more than 50,000.
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new jersey's casino reinvestment development authority is considering putting a permanent stage on the beach for summer concerts. but plans cannot go forward until governor chris christie decides whether to sign a bill that would defund the agency. live music lovers flocked to fish down today for the chance to work at one of philadelphia's newest concert venues. this is day one of a two-day job fair at the fill more philadelphia. there are more than a hundred openings to fill including everything from parking attend dander to operations manager. the venue is set for its grand opening on october 1st with philadelphia's own hall and oates headlining the show. today's job fair runs until 6 o'clock. they'll hold app second fare tomorrow from 9:00 in the morning until 1:00 in the afternoon. spotify is facing criticism over its new privacy policy. the streaming service can now track your location, collect your pictures, even look through your contacts. it can also view your facebook
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posts and share information that it collects with advertisers. the server has 75 million subscribers and says it will use the data to tailor each person's music. the only way to avoid spotify's privacy policy is to actually delete the app. >> well, the united states postal service is honoring the coast guard with a brand new stamp. that forever starch was dedicated today at the coast guard training center in cape may. the stamp shows the cutter called eagle and a dolphin helicopter which is the standard rescue aircraft of the coast guard. the postal service is releasing it to recognize the coast guard's 225 and anniversary. during an average day the guard sales it helps more than 300 people across the country. >> time now to get another check of accuweather. >> all right, for that we go to meteorologist cecily tynan with a check of the weekend. a lot of folks already at the beach, cecily. >> exactly. speaking of the coast, we are live on sky6 in atlantic city
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and you can see a lot of folks enjoying the sunshine on the beach. a lot of people in the water as well. the cold front that swept through last night has really dropped the humidity and temperatures pretty comfortable. about where we should be for this time of the year. philadelphia 87 degrees, 86 is the average high for this time of year the year, wilmington 86, allentown 83, millville 87 and cape may currently pretty comfortable 81 degrees. so, high pressure firmly in control of our weather. once this high pressure -- what this high pressure is doing is bringing us winds out of the northwest. that's a much drier flow of air and that will keep skies clear tonight and drop temperatures to pretty comfortable levels. overnight low philadelphia 68 degrees. seasonable. and allentown 56, trenton 64, millville 63. wilmington 65 and cape may's overnight low down to 70 degrees. so, future tracker showing tomorrow lots of sunshine. by 3 o'clock in the afternoon, temperatures generally in the mid 80's. reading could be a little bit cooler, about 79 degrees and if you're heading to the linc
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tomorrow night for the eagles preseason game taking on really nice, kickoff 82 degrees, by the fourth quarter 77 degrees, nothing more than a few clouds here or there. so, your weekend kickoff for tomorrow, loads of sunshine in philadelphia. a gorgeous day. low humidity. that's key. with a high of 86 degrees. down the shore, sun with a few clouds here or there, mostly sunny skies and a high of 82 degrees. and the poconos just gorgeous, low humidity w of 86 degrees;, or 76 degrees for the poconos. the four day at 4:00 showing we have a very nice weekend on tap for us tomorrow. plenty of sunshine, nice, 86 degrees. on sunday, the front that moved through last night will move a little bit closer to the coast, a little bit farther to the west. that will bring us a little bit more in the form of some cloud cover but still a nice day. slightly warmer, 88 degrees. could have an isolated shower. monday we get back into the heat and humidity with a high of 90a few late day
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thunderstorms and then temperatures back down into the comfort zone on tuesday with a high of 86 degrees. so, if i had to rank the weekend, i'd say probably a nine. >> the entire weekend. >> the weekend. about a nine t-a little bit of cloud cover. >> that's great. >> not a 10 but a nine. >> how would you rank this tie. >> an eight. [laughter] >> a low eight. >> i'll take that. >> horse lovers from across new jersey are in monmouth county this week for the state 4h championship horse show. more than 200 people will compete this weekend at the horse park of new jersey in allentown. they'll be divided into seven different divisions like western and dress sap. everyone compete hemoglobin to qualify in county shows throughout the year. the event runs until sunday. >> and still to come on "action news" at 4 o'clock, police are asking for your help to find a man who robbed a bank right in the heart of olde city. >> plus, we continue our look at some of the more unusual items up for sale ahead of the pope's visit to philadelphia.
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from t-shirts to a papal baseball. we'll show you what we found coming up at 4:30. >> ♪
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>> we wanted to update you on one of the breaking stories that we're following this friday. the stock market took a beating today. the dow was down 531 points thanks to concerns over china's economy. the nasdaq and s & p also saw big losses on the day. philadelphia police and fbi are asking for your help to find the man who robbed an olde city bank. they gave us this surveillance video of the suspect who held up the td bank at fourth and market yesterday. police say he walked in just after 1:30 and then passed the teller a note demanding money. he ran off with cash but police did not say how much. they do say they consider this man to be armed and dangerous and they're asking anyone with information to give them a call. >> one man is dead after a shooting in the tacony section
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of philadelphia this morning. and police say the victim had just moved into the neighborhood. the action cam was on long shore avenue near gillespie street. police say a plan in his 30's was murdered after he was either getting into or out of a car. they say he was shot multiple times. they did not have his name. it wasn't told to us just yet. they have also not said who killed him or why. >> still to come on "action news" at 4:00 police are searching for a killer who murdered twin brothers this morning. we're live in camden with the very latest. >> also donald trump responds to allegations that he inspired two brothers to carry out a brutal attack on a homeless man they believed was an illegal immigrant. >> and when can a child wear makeup? it's a question that kids are asking their parents earlier and earlier these days so is there such a thing as being too young for cosmetics? a pediatrician weighs in coming up ahead. >> ♪
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blank >> "action news" continues. >> ♪ >> hello again. it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with the reason officials believe some philadelphia employees may have been using city resources to cheat on their spouses. >> this south jersey waitress says she was fired for confronting a can'ty couple who locked their dog insides of a car on a 90-degree day. the steakhouse admits they did let her go but they claim it was all about customer service. how they are defending themselves today. >> also from nfl cheerleader to convicted sex offender.
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a woman who once danced on the baltimore ravens sidelines collapses in tears as she learns her fate for raping one of her son's young friends. details coming up. >> but we begin with the search for a killer on the streets of camden. 26 years ago markise and maurice harper came to this world together. this morning they left together. police say the twin brothers lives were taken at the same time by a gunman who is still out on the loose right now. for more on the double murder investigation, we turn to "action news" as reporter trish hartman who is live near the scene. trish. >> reporter: well, sharrie, no arrests and no motive so far according to police in this double homicide case that left a set of twin brothers dead and a neighborhood reeling. a memorial hangs on south constitution road where police say the twins' bodies were found. markers were left for friends to write messages for 26-year-old maurice and markise harper. mark and reese as they were
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called by friends and neighbors. two women who say they grew up with the harper brothers didn't want to be identified for their safety. >> they grew up like across the street. we used to go over their car dead. >> reporter: police say the broths were pronounced dead at the scene and appeared to have been shot several hours prior. neighbors say the parked car was still run when did you go they saw the brothers' bodies inside. police say it was a 2011 silver jeep cherokee. many neighbors were too shaken to appear on camera but say
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days ago. >> reporter: now, prosecutors say this makes 19 homicides so far this year in the city of camden. now, police have teamed up with the citizens crime commission to offer a $2,500 reward leading -- for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the z if you have any information, call the camden county police department. live in camden, trish hartman, channel6 "action news." sharrie. >> let's hope police get some leads. okay, trish. thank you. meantime philadelphia police want your help in solving an armed rob ream in the city's hunting park section. surveillance video shows the gunman storming the dominos pizza on the 42nd block of north broad street back on august 2nd then leaping over the counter. he then forced a 19-year-old worker and another man to the floor at gun point. the suspect took off after
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raiding the register and the safe. if you have any information on this robbery, call east detectives. >> officials of the city of philadelphia confirmed to "action news" that several city employees may be caught up in the ashley madison hacking scandal. the out of of information technology says at least 14 e-mail addresses appeared in the database for the web site which caters to those looking to start an extramarital affair amount spokesperson for mayor michael nutter's officers says they are working to see if any employee actually used city resources to access ashley madison. if association that individual could be subject to disciplinary action. a former baltimore ravens cheerleader there in the dark pant suit coming down the steps right there kept her head down as she brushed much rushed out of a delaware courtroom after being sentenced to probation for raping a teenager. molly shattuck will spend the next two years on probation for sexually assaulting a
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15-year-old friend of her son. in addition the 48-year-old will have to register as a sex offender and continue therapy. shattuck reportedly fell to her knees and went as she apologized in court this morning. the teenager's parents weren't satisfied, though. they urged the judge to sends her to prison saying she will stole their son's innocence. >> on a lighter note i have no objection to being outside today. >> what a gorgeous day. the oppressive humidity is out of here. little bit on the warm side but lots of sunshine but a beautiful summer dame let's go live on sky6 taking a look at the center city skyline. the temperature is 87 degrees. the dewpoint has dropped down to 59 degrees its a very dry air mass. a light wind and that heat index matches the air temperature of 87 degrees. so, a very comfortable day. heading to the poconos, this is a live snapshot. a lot of boats on the water there looking great. 79 degrees. dewpoint up there even lower, 55 degrees. the winds are calm and the pressure 30.05-inches as high pressure really in control of our weather.
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cape may on the beach, a lot of folks enjoying the sunshine. it's 81 degrees. the dewpoint is higher. 72, that's because you're right along the ocean with winds out of the northwest at seven and the ocean temperature 71 degrees. i'll have details on the weekend including the shore and the poconos and track one day of heat and humidity next week in the accuweather 7-day forecast. all in all the forecast is looking pretty nice. >> all right. thank you cecily. >> thanks cecily. videos post towed facebook have led to an investigation of a philadelphia police officer. "action news" anchor monica malpass is live in the news room to explain what the officer said that has him in trouble. monica. >> hi, shar wreaks that's right. this stems from an investigation of an officer's actions during a traffic stop and we're going give you a few more details. it was all captured on a cell phone camera. now, this video shows the officer pull someone over and threaten to tow their vehicle unless the driver did something for him in exchange. coming up tonight at 5:00 we'll tell you what it says and why it has police commissioner charles ramsey
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calling him a "embarrassment to the force." heart failure is a reason why older people end up in the hospital. this small device could make a difference. it's already helping sen classes officially begin on monday. the action cam was in north philadelphia as some youngsters and their families celebrated graduation. these students have special needs and today marked a big milestone. after putting in a lot of hard work they're trod move on from frankie's world, the nonprofit day care center provides services for children who need help overcoming challenges.
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all of the new grads will start kindergarten at philadelphia schools in september. >> ♪ >> when you attend a big concert or an event grabbing a souvenir is a great way to remember the moment. with the pope coming to our area there are plenty of unique items being created to mark the occasion from pill throws baseballs even inspiration from water ice. alicia vitarelli shows us what's out there. >> you want in one thing people are going to talk about like dude where did you get that t-shirt. >> reporter: which is why you'll spot this philly find at monkey uncle's. >> turning water into wine kind of jump need my head and knowing we love water ice one thing heads to another. >> reporter: the the threads are the work of philly faithful the company located in northern liberties wanted to welcome pope francis with a sort of south philadelphia modern day miracle. >> we thought it was clever word pray. in the spirit of the message
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portions of the proceeds benefit broad street ministries all while celebrating the spirit of the philly people. >> philly we kind of do things our own way and we don't care what people tend to think so to kind of had that little bit of attitude in a t-shirt i think people are going to love that. >> reporter: emily wolf son says her one of a kind faithful creations are also unforgettable. >> this is where i painterred pope francis' face. >> reporter: the bala cynwyd artist and architect has been using baseballs as a canvas for her intricate designs for 20's years now and as she closes in on her 1 millionth unforgettable she's painted everything from cities to stadiums and now philadelphia's very special guest. >> i tried create like a nice little rendition of him. >> reporter: the 2014 pope francis design sits on a special papal pillow and salutes both his home country and ours. >> i wanted you to see the two flashes i have the vatican flag on one sides and i have the american flag on the other. >> reporter: and demand she says is about as hot as a spot on the parkway. >> these are definitely in
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limited supply. >> reporter: you can find out where to get these philly made pope products and many more on alicia vitarelli, channel6 "action news." >> breaking news from montgomery county at this hour. chopper six over the willow grove mall where officials are on the scene after a store here, a department store here has been evacuated due to police activity. we're told the threat reportedly took place at the macy's store here at the willow grove mall around 3:30 this afternoon. someone reportedly left a suspicious note and that is what caused the evacuations here and we're told only the macy's store is affected. nothing else has been found. >> as we take this live look from chopper 6hd, you can see the police vehicles lined outside of the store here, still plenty of customers and vehicles that they own still in the parking lot as well but at this point we are being told that this willow grove mall, particularly the macy's store at this point has been taken overdue to some police activity. the store has been evacuated. this all began at about 3:30 this afternoon. a pretty noticeable police
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presence there. of course, if we get more information, we'll bring that to you. but again, this is at the willow grove mall in montgomery county where this particular store has been evacuated due to police activity. well, still ahead, from frosty shakes to cold coffee, we have some hot freezes to cool -- freebies to cool you down. >> she spoke up and is now unemployed. a south jersey restaurant. >> from mascara to lip gloss, should cosmetics come with an age limit. a pediatrician weighs in on the battle between parents and kids over beauty products. >> and meteorologist cecily tynan is back with the full forecast from accuweather when "action news" at 4:00 continues in just a moment. hey terry stop! they have a special!
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>> republican presidential candidate donald trump tweeted today calling an attack on a homeless man in boston
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terrible. two suspects are under arrest for attacking the homeless man way metal pipe while he was sleeping. police say the two men claimed they have been inspired by donald trump's views on immigrants. one of them told an investigator "trump was right. illegals need to be deported. ." the victim was a citizen of mexico. in his tweet trump also says people need to treat each other with respect and that he does not condone violence. >> at the "action news" big board on this friday with a big talkers. beginning with the south jersey waitress who says she was fired for confronting a couple who left their small dog locked insides of the car on a 90-degree day. well, up until sunday, crystal perez has been working at this long horn steakhouse in millville, cumberland county. well, that's the day management let the young mother go for "mistreatment of guests." well, the reason, according to the press of atlantic city, perez told her customers that she thought leaving their dog in the car was wrong and they
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were lucky to be leaving before the cops came. well, several other customers had reportedly already called police about the couple's pet. after a slew of complaints on their facebook page, long horn reresponded saying they determined the dog was never in any danger because the ac was on and perez was fired because they want all of their guests to be treated with "respect and care." okay. turning now to our second big take. it's a common question for parents of tweens, teens and even younger children, when can i wear makeup? it's natural as kids grow up they want to look more like adults. pediatricians say there's no perfect age but there are some factors to keep in mind. >> it depends on culture, family. several of my patients that participate in activities like dance or performance art, they will be introduced to makeup much earlier than those that are not in those types of
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activities. >> well, dr. robinson says less is more regardless of age. so, start with something light, like lip gloss and she says to steer clear of scented or oil based products because they can cause irritation particularly for sensitive or acne prone skin. she says the fewer ingredients on the label, the better. so, there's the advice from a pediatrician. >> all right, that's good advice. thank you sharrie. >> yeah. >> time to get another check on the highways and by ways on a friday night. matt pelman, what advice do you have for folks who are heading to the shore right now? stay home? >> perhaps. those trying to make up for lost time on the roads probably aren't going to be able to do that this evening, rick. it is quite busy. so budget a few extra minutes as we often like to say in the afternoon's. that's my advice. if you're traveling here on 95 southbound side we had an earlier crash by the betsy ross bridge. that's gone but the southbound delays are not gone. still, though, overall, just a seven minute delay on that
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southbound travel time so for a summer time friday afternoon we have seen substantially worse, it is a little bit worse, one more minutes on the northbound side with normal afternoon volume n brookhaven watch out for a crash on 352. one in west nantmill chester county along creek road near route 82. not bad so far on the pennsylvania turnpike east-west portion. on the northeast extension a lot of speeds are in the 20's you head towards the lehigh valley. fire police helping you around a crash on zepp road route 63 at sumneytown pike. crash with a fuel spill on doylestown road and montgomeryville drive. thats a good section to avoid inform southampton township burlington county a wreck along 38 right at 206 and on 295 southbound side by the black horse pike there's a broken down vehicle taking out the right lane. bad time for that. single digit speeds on 295 in both directions right there
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around the 42 freeway which indeed is busy with that shore traffic. we'll check it again, rick and sharrie, coming up in the 5 o'clock hour. >> a lot of people on the road. matt thank you. >> thank you matt. quick break but when we come back meteorologist cecily tynan has another check of that exclusive accuweather forecast. >> it's a nine, right, this weekend. >> right. ing sfx: crowd booing ♪ sfx: crowd chanting sfx: crowd cheering music stops sc johnson, a family company.
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>> meteorologist cecily tynan back now. you said precipitation maybe sunday maybe at the shore. >> there's a slight chance, an isolated shower. >> probably right where i'm staying. >> right over you. everyone else is going to be fine. let's go live on storm tracker6 double scan showing that we have dried out after the soaking rain that moved through last night with a cold front and behind that front we've got a breath of fresh
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air temperatures dropping down into the 80's. allentown 83, wilmington 86 and cape may 81 degrees. and dewpoints are topping down intdropping downinto the into t. satellite6 showing that front has pushed off shore. we have high pressure building in and this will bring us a gorgeous friday night an beautiful saturday. loads of sunshine tomorrow with a high of eighty six degrees. low humidity. that's key. sunday not a bad day but there is low pressure that will be moving off shore and what this will do is toss a few more clouds our way. could be an aisles lated shower right over rick on the beach but elsewhere we're looking at 88 degrees with some filtered sunshine on sunday. so, if you are down the shore, the ocean temperature 69 degrees. lots of sunshine tomorrow with a high of 82 degrees and sunday stale decent day, a little bit more in the form of clouds, 82 degrees with an isolated shower possible. heading up to the poconos, fantastic weekends. lots of sunshine tomorrow. low humidity, 76. and sunday partly sunny, a little bit warmer with a high
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of 78 degrees. well, hurricane danny is now a major hurricane with maximum sustained winds 115 miles per hour. the earliest major hurricane for the atlantic season since bill back in 2009. but looks like danny has reached its peak in intensity. it will start to move into an atmosphere with wind sheer that kind of cuts off the top of storms and also dry air which is like crypt tonigh kryp. what's left of the storm will head towards puerto rico and the dominican republic. at this point danny is still far away and not a threat to the eastern seaboard but i'll continues to keep you posted. so, the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, beautiful tomorrow, mostly sunny, low humidity with a high of 86 degrees. on sunday little bit more in the form of clouds. the humidity will be up a notch but still pretty bearable, 88 degrees. monday is when we get back in
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hot and steamy air mass with a high of 90. some late day thunderstorms with a cold front and behind that front we're back in the comfort zone on tuesday. sunny, 86 degrees. wednesday mostly sunny with a high of 84. on thursday, staying very nice, 83 degrees and friday partly sunny with a high of 86 degrees. so, all in all, a really nice looking seven-day forecast for august. >> did you just moon walk over here a little bit. >> i may have. >> did our viewers see it? >> i'll give there a six. >> freebie friday is up next. consideration
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>> it is freebie friday. time for a few deals that are 100 percent off. first up a reminder though today marks the second to last time you can pick up a free cold brew iced cough free from
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saxbys. they have been giving them away every friday in august. it's all part of the visit philadelphia campaign. if you would rather enjoy a cold treat johnny rockets offering a free original shake to customers who print out a coupon good for a chocolate strawberry or vanilla version and it doesn't expire until september 30th. >> and here's another deal that comes with a printable coupon. bca animal hospitals are offering new pet patients a free initial health exam good for up to two pets per households but it's visibilitied to cats and dog only. next up a freebie for the little once. kinder music is giving children from newborn to seven years old a chance to try out one of their world renowned music and movement classes. all you have to do is choose a location and sign up. and finally an offer to mark your calendar for. the national park service is celebrating its 99th birthday on tuesday august 25th. that means all 398 national
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parks are free to get into. for details on all of the freebies there we just mentioned and a bonus offer for free day of youth tennis head to our web site >> finally at 4:00 this may be the video of the week. stop everything and take a look at this video right here. it is perhaps one of the most adorable moments ever captured in the animal kingdom. you're looking at a baby elephant chasing swallows in south africa's kruger national park. we can only imagine after this video was reported the elephant strung a friendship with the birds and now they're all up somewhere cre creating a special language because miracles can and do happen. >> that's beautiful. that's it for "action news at 4:00 for rick williams, brian taff, alicia vitarelli cecily tynan and adam joseph, i'm sharrie williams. >> now here's monica malpass with a look at what's ahead on "action news" at 5:00. >> hi there. see you in a moment rick. coming up next it's a 5:00 a police officer is facing an investigation for his actions during this traffic stop.
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what he told the driver and why philadelphia's top cop is calling this an embarrassment to the force. plus, a cold case in delaware a boy is gunned down at a birthday party. his killer has never been caught. now we are hearing from his family as the fbi adds to the reward. amtrak and septa make announcements about tickets for the papal visit. what travelers need to know. we'll have those stories and much more coming up next on "action news" at 5:00.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica monica malpass. >> ♪ >> police department. either you buy these or i take your car. >> those are just some of the words that have a philadelphia police officer under investigation tonight. a authorities say he used potentially illegal tactics to sell these tickets for a charity. tonight we learned the officer has been pulled off the streets. friday night the big story on "action news" is an officer's controversial conduct caught on cell phone video. >> the nine year veteran of the force now on desk duty for what he said during a traffic stop. "action news" reporter david henry is live at police headquarters with the full
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story tonight. david. >> reporter: yeah, rick, police commissioner charles ramsey is taking swift action. he saw that video this morning and he immediately pulled that officer off the streets and that officer could even eventually face criminal charges. >> 10 bucks each, man. either you buy these or i take your car. 'cause it's unregistered. >> reporter: the appears to be outright extortion. the officer offers to let the driver off the hook if he buys tickets to the annual hero thrill show. >> for your police department man. you got any kids. >> i do not. >> do you have any kids? you got any sweethearts? >> yeah. >> i'd rather take my girl than this guy. >> reporter: commissioner ramsey says all of it including the homophobic slurs is a disgrace. >> just stupid it's just not good at all. there's nothing about this stop that's good period. >> reporter: the officer is 32-year-old matthew zgersky a nine yea


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