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new video of a rescue at at the jersey shore. life gawrdz save a dozen -- lifeguards save a dozen swimmers caught in the rip current. in the news, 42 officer lamar poole was off-duty when a vehicle struck his motor cycle on the roosevelt boulevard yesterday. the driver tried to get away, but he was stopped by a witness down the street. chad perdelli is following the investigation from police headquarters, he joins us live from there. chad? >> reporter: sarah, the suspect's name has not been released. we know he is a 58-year-old and police say he is expected to be charged with dui and leaving the scene of an accident that killed officer pool poom. a -- lamar poole. a police escort took lamar poole
's body to the medical examiner's office. investigators say the driver got out of the car briefly and jumped back in and sped off. >> lamar poole was an 18 year veteran of the 12th district. survived by his wife and seven kids. >> reporter: investigators say a tow truck driver was stroormtal in catch -- instrumental in catching the hit-and-run driver. police arrested the driver not far from the accident. >> a 58-year-old man from philadelphia. he has not been charged yet, he did exhibit dui and he did leave the scene of the accident. >> reporter: this is the second off-duty officer killed on the road this month. rafael ali was killed after his pick up truck left the road that crash is under investigation. fop union held said the deaths
have taken atoll on morale. >> this is a time when we gather together and support each other the most. >> reporter: police say speed was a fact in the crash that killed rafael ali. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> chad, thank you,. a delaware county police officer shot in the line of duty is now at home recovering. 45-year-old ridley park police officer mark hanley was released from the hospital yesterday less than two hours after he was shot first. darrell berk opened fire after police responded to a suicidal man at the apartment complex. detectives are investigating a murder in southwest philadelphia. a man was shot in the head and killed around 7:00 a.m. it happened along the 5300 block of rhinehart street. police are searching for the shooter and trying to establish
a motive. beachgoers at the jersey shore need to be careful in the ocean today. there's a moderate risk for rip currents. this is newly released video of a rescue in south seaside park. lifeguards had to use ropes to pull a dozen swimmers back to shore on saturday. the month of august ending with more heat and humidity. sky6 live hd showing us a live view of the center city skyline. these muggy and hot conditions expected to linger through the first week of september. meteorologist karen rogers tracking it all at the "action news" big board, karen. >> reporter: sarah when we first woke up this morning, temperatures were a good ten degrees above average. normally we dip to 66. not this morning it was a mug 76 degrees. in allentown 68. 70 in reading. 73 in trenton. 74 was the morning low in dover, delaware. now we look where temperatures
have gone straight up from there. 87 degrees in philadelphia. 84 in allentown. 83 in reading. 83 in millville. along the coastline there's a little bit of a breeze out of the southwest. 8 # -- 83 degrees. temperatures above average and we are heating up from there. we're so socked in with the clo. it is precipitation is welling up from the south. we had spotty showers storm tracker 6 live showing that in motion, we have a chance of a shower later organ in the day, most of us stay dry. as you head out it will be humid, clouds, and sun, had-- 4:00 p.m., 91. 5:00 p.m., 90. # p.m., 87 degrees. i hope you like it hot, i hope you like it humid, because it's sticking around. with the return 6 hazy, hot and humid conscious check back at 6abc.com/weather, storm
tracker 6 live will give you early warning of any stormy changes heading our way. penndot is making adjustments to the road construction project due to the upcoming world meeting of family and the pope's visit. officials say they will spend work from september 22 to the 27th. there will be no construction related lane closures on interstate i-95 or other expressway in the philadelphia region during that entire week. the i'll be there campaign gets underway today. business business throughout center city will receive signs and butsens to get -- buttons to get people excited for the pope's visit next month. it will convince people that security pus in place won't be as inconvenient as some might think. we'll have more on the report at
12:30. follow 6abc pope on twitter well have news, and picture as we prepare for the arrival of pope francis. settlement talks between nfl and tom brady have failed. abc elizabeth hur joins us live from new york city where both sides met at the courthouse this morning. elizabeth. >> reporter: sarah, good afternoon to you and that hearing got underway after 11:00 a.m. it was over in 20 minutes. now, brady could get his answer perhaps as early as tomorrow. some fans of super bowl champ of tom brady in a fight to cheer his name. the same fan not as nice to roger goodell.
the last time they faced off in court, the two refused to look at each other. the judge under a settlement saying there's weaknesses on both sides, but with brady and the league not budging they are back in court. >> he has no qualms about the dedication and the efforts of both sides. >> reporter: it was back in may the league spended the quarterback -- suspended the quarterback for his alleged role for deflated footballs. the league insisted there mienlt be a smoking gun but cull culpability. both sides will not give in on the core issue that brady
would be culpability and accept the report. absent that i don't see room for a slvment. >> we caught brady leaving court smiling and relaxed. he did not take questions, neither did goodell. the judge said he will issue a written ruling by tomorrow or the latest on wednesday. live in new york, elizabeth hur for channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, a court hearing for a texas man accused of ambushing and killing a police officer at a gas station. plus the woman who said she forgot her baby in a shopping cart is in court today we'll be right back.
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he was shot 15 times. the sheriff said the attack was clearly unprovoked the assumption that the deputy was targeted because he wore a uniform. miles is being held without bond. adam ward will be remembered today, the television news photographer and the report he was working with allison parker was gunned down by a former co-workers last week. ward's family has asked visitors to wear the colors of his favorite team, virginia tech and salem high school. his funeral is set for tomorrow. authorities in arizona are expected to file charges against a mother accused of leaving her baby in a shopping cater. she faces a class one misdemeanor. police say she left her 2-month-old son in a shopping cart outside a grocery store. she said it was an awful
mistake. >> i got into my car and normally i put my cart away, but yisht i parked at the -- i didn't need to, because i parked near the front of the store. >> she didn't notice her baby wasn't in the car until 40 minutes later. southwest airlines launched an intern investigation after two planes clipped wings in oakland, california. a passenger captured this photo. one plane was pushed back from the gate when it came in contact with the other flight. both planes have been removed from service, nobody was hurt. the state department is expected to release the next batch of hillary clinton's e-mails at at some point. clinton sent or received the e-mails on her private account as secretary of state. this is the largest batch made public so far. last week the clinton said the
statement department allowed her to use the personal account. president obama's historic trip to alaska is underway. he is expected to handle in anchorage around 6:00 p.m. we'll call attention to climate change. in a show of solidarity with the alaskan natives, obama administration is changing mount mckinley back to denali. a truck -- trespass prompts an evacuation at the newark liberty airport. how authorities stopped the man who got past security.
>> michelin has issued a recall for goodrich tires because they may repture. it it affects commercial and rugged terrain tires made in 2014 and 2015. no injuries or deaths have been reported. next week michelin will begin sending letters to drivers with details on how to get a free replacement. google is connecting people with home service providers directly from its search results page. they will find plumbers and handymen and locksmith and house
clearance. the service is only available in san francisco. they hope to compete nationwide with other companies such as angie's list. amazon launched a similar feature earlier this year. fda is introducing new sugar guidelines. if you're getting 10% from adelso matos sugar you're eating too much. excessive sugar has been linked to health problems including obesity and diabetes. a new study suggests taking a midday map could have benefits for your heart. greek researchers monitored # hundred -- four hundred people. those who paused for added rest have lower blood pressure and need less blood pressure medication. "action news" team is working on stories for tonight beginning at 4:00 p.m. let's go over to alicia
vitarelli. >> reporter: police are investigating a sexual assault in philadelphia's fishtown section. today they have released this photo of the suspect they are looking for, the sketch right there. we'll have more details on the crime and the clues police are using to track down the man they think is responsibility. there are new cars about car seats and seat belts in the state of new jersey. they don't only involve babies, we'll break down the rules that parents need to know you can watch our newscast streaming live on our smart phone or tablet. >> accuweather coming up when we come right back.
successful school year, "action news" was at the prestige academy in wilmington. dozens of men, fathers, community leaders and teachers lined up to shake the hands of each young scholar as they walked into school. the small gesture inspires young men to do their best. >> it's hard to believe the start of school year. >> reporter: i'm watching that was cool, right, they look so excited to be attending school. today if you're heading out there, it wasn't a perfect day for it, kind of humid, are shower. >> reporter: sticking in classes. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area you can see we're currently dry across the region. let's go down the shore, the action cam is out and about in ocean city. the lifeguards are working hard we're talking about moderate risk of rip current. they have good sized waves, as
well. i know you want to go down the shore if you're not at school school it's that kind of of weather. 87 degrees, the dewpoint is 67. way up there, feeling sticky. the winds out of southwest at 6. the barometer is steady. satellite and radar showing we're socked in with the clouds. we're seeing sunshine filter through, not the pretty days we've had last week, we'll see more cloud cover. you saw showers here and there. we can't rule out a chance of a shower in one or two spots. most of it stays dry. future tracker 6 advancing this until 4:00 p.m. in the northwest it's showing a shower maybe popping near mountain pocono. 7:30 a shower here or there. for the most part we're staying dry today. don't be surprised if you see a sprinkle with the moisture to the south and west. the lehigh valley clouds and sun, that's a spot you may see a shower sneak in. 89 degrees is the high. you'll be welcoming that if you
get it, because it will be warm and sticky. down the shore, 86 degrees for the high. humid, sunshine and clouds, again we have a moderate chance of rip currents that continue down the shore. we saw problems with that today and we'll continue to have that threat, so be careful if you're heading down there. 3:00 p.m., 90 degrees, the high will be 91. courage down from that at 5:00. partly sunny skies, 8:00 p.m., 87 degrees, mix of clouds and sun. we start to clear out by 9:00 p.m., 82 degrees, just a few patchy clouds around. overnight loaf, warm and muggy, 73 degrees, hurricane fred the winds have increased to 85 miles per hour. strengthening a bit. we expect it to dissipate. it will bring heavy rains and winds to the cape verde islands. it's not forecasted to go toward the caribbean, but turning to the west northwest and fall
apart in the cooler waters and become a tropical depression. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, clouds and sun, 891 for the high today. feeling shticky out there, the september heat normally we have a high of 83. 93 degrees, bumping it up further still wednesday and thursday, not only hot, but humid, as well. 94 degrees for the high. even with a spotty thunderstorm around it won't break the heat. at this point not forecasting any relief on friday. 91 degrees with the shower around. looks like the weekend is when things turn for us. just in time for the temple game versus penn state. it will be warm, clouds and sun, 88 degrees, sunday, comfortable, humidity down a little bit, you'll see partly sunny skies, maybe a smowr and 85 degrees. so we're talking about the first week in september coming up at it is feeling hot and sticky. >> hot, hot, hot. a california loarlt -- lottery winner had twice the
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>> hello again, rick will be along a little bit later. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 1:30. this is just into "action news" a man has been charged in the death afnt of an off-duty police officer killed in a car crash yesterday. why city leaders are asking everyone to say i'll be there for the visit of pope francis. iran nuclear deal, the local lawmakers speaking out some support of the plan before secretary of state john kerry is set to visit philadelphia. a man has been charged in a deadly hit-and-run which killed
an off-duty police officer over the weekend. this is the man whose car hit the motorcycle being operated by 42-year-old lamar poole yesterday morning in northeast philadelphia. officer lamar poole was an 18 year veteran of force survived by his wife and seven children. a tow truck operator who saw the crash helped track him down. poole is the second off-duty police officer to be killed in philadelphia this month. philadelphia leaders are hoping to energize and excite the city with the i'll be there campaign that officially launches today. john rawlins is live in center city with more on this, hi john. >> reporter: hi, as a -- sarah, be not afraid and visit philly and welcome the pope. part of a concerted effort to