tv Action News 11pm ABC July 28, 2017 11:00pm-11:35pm EDT
potential for flash flooding and a brother and sister see each other for the first time ever. the emotional meeting, next. ♪ ♪ "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> the rain is falling in sheets in parts of our area. the watery assault is the beginning of downpours overnight. the bulk of the storm has not made it into thetry state area
but there is a watch in effect. i'm monica malpass. the big story is the accuweather alert. let's go to cecily tynan at the big board with the latest. monica, the storm system is beginning to blossom while philadelphia is receiving light rain. there is heavy rain across central pennsylvania, northern virginia and this will all slide to the east and south overnight hours. parts of berks county have been getting heavy downpours. flash-flood warnings for central berks county including reading until 1:30. double scan live shows why. we have this mode where we show you how much rain has fallen and areas near reading and to the west, two inches of rain has fallen. that area of rain is shifting further west away from reading.
we'll flip this over. reading is beginning to dry out. it's moving into northwestern lancaster county. we have areas of heavy rain progressing to the north and west from the shore. sea isle city, you have the heavier rain about 20 minutes ago moving into millville, smyrna, delaware heavy rain. off the atlantic, this will move in overnight hours. that's the stress of the rain. it will be falling heavily while most of us are sleeping. that's good news because most people will be off the road tonight. we have the flash flood watch into saturday afternoon. i want to stress this weekend will not be a wash out. i have promising news in the seven-day forecast. monica? >> thank you so much, cecily. >> now to "action news" reporter dann cuellar in gloucester county. he's seeing how people are preparing for possible flooding
there. good evening. >> good evening. flash flood watches have been issued, but they are hoping for the best. they are urging people to be aware and keep an eye out. >> through the years, residents have seen flash flooding that happen suddenly and with little warning. >> the streams can't handle the rain, so it runs into my backyard, a stream here and a stream there. i have a lake in my backyard for a period of time until the water can recede into the lake. >> down the shore, visitors plagued by closed beaches earlier due to bacteria, hope it's not a wash out. >> we have made due. my son is digging holes to china. we are having a good time because we are with family. we are monitoring the storm. emergency management officials are paying close attention. we look at storm drains to make
sure they are clear. >> the owner of nick's salon is watching the forecast too. she's used to storms like this but hopes for the best and keeps sandbags on hand. >> we are elevated here. if it's not so bad the flooding doesn't bother us. we say a lot of prayers. >> so right now, it's kind of the calm before the storm and officials have been urging people to secure loose items, and please, don't drive through any flooded streets. live here in pittman new jersey "action news" channel6. monica? >> thank you, dan. get the updated forecast and realtime views with storm tracker live anytime on your storm or tablet. it's a free download for your mobile device. >> more drama from the white house, reince priebus has been
replaced with general. >> will it stop the leaks that have plagued the white house. >> john kelly will do a fantastic job. >> i just named general secretary john kelly as white house chief of staff. he has done a great job athold security, a true star of my administration. >> general kelly has done an incredible job thus far, respected by everybody. >> tension between priebus and anthony scaramucci hit a boiling point overnight, scar scaramucch an attack in a profanity laced
tirade. scar mooch chi called priebus a sigpsychotic. >> this is good for the president. >> sources tell abc news president trump felt he needed a chief of staff to push his agenda forward and get the west wing in order. as one source puts it, this was a long time coming. senate republicans tonight are pointing fingers after their attempt to pass a skinny repeal of the obama healthcare law. senator john mccain was the vote stopping the proposal. president trump says they should have been able to repeal the law after seven years of working on it. >> doctors are treating an eight-year-old boy for injuries
after his leg was run over by a train tonight. chopper 6 near the clarion hotel. the accident happened on the westbound freight tracks about 6:00. they have not identified the child or said how he's doing. he was transferred to children's hospital tonight. >> a truck hit an overpass so hard in south jersey that it twisted the railroad track on the road above taking out service on the transit line. he tried to make it under the 13.8' clearance. new jersey transit says damage from the impact in pennsauken will cause the rail line to remain suspended lieu the weekend. 12 days after a frankford man
admitted to shooting his neighbors in the head, police pressed charges. they released him when he claimed self defense saying he shot robert depaul and his girlfriend after they were climbing the fence. dempsey's sons pled with the d.a. to file charges and today he had this to say. >> i want to say thank you everybody in the local community and throughout everywhere for showing your support and honoring my mother and her boyfriend robert. hoyle remains locked up without bail. >> police and fbi are asking are for your help to identify this man that held up a bank in port
richmond today. he only used a demand note, he's considered armed and dangerous. last night a police chase and shooting in delaware. 23-year-old jonathan dry burg faces charges of murder after shooting at a police officer. it started with an alleged purse robbery. when police tried to stop him, he exchanged fire with an officer and took off running. no one was hurt. police arrested a 16-year-old accused of taking part in the robbery. historic bone in old city have gone missing before researchers could study them. 70 skeletons were excavated when crews building an apartmentment
building stumbled upon them. it was from ap a burial ground m 1807. 12 sets of bones are missing. it is still a mystery tonight. a new jersey veteran who was adopted got the thrill of a lifetime when he was reunited with his birth family. it took years of searching but they met for the first time in burlington. >> i feel i'm standing outside of my body looking at someone else's story unfolding. >> "action news" is with melissa as he waits to meet the brother she recently learned she had. >> i hope i don't cry but it's a possibility. >> are you okay? >> i'm fine. oh my god, it's crazy.
>> the iraq war veteran is married and has two daughters. his wife says the not knowing weighed on him. >> he always wondered, where is my dad? does he know about me? i'm happy this happened for him. >> kyle learned about melissa through heritage dna.com. their dna matched and so did their personalities. >> there was a connection there from the first few times we started talking. >> it's opened up a whole new adventure in life from now. i have two beautiful nieces now, which is amazing. a sister-in-law. >> melissa ccted kyle through his dad whom he hopes to meet soon. for now, this family is making up for lost time. >> finishing each other's sentences already. >> we have 31 years of me
torturing. >> kyle has also learned he has a brother and cousins he has yet to meet. for this weekend, he will learn what it is to have a sister. >> very nice. >> an office killed by a car crash victim. he was trying to help. firing back, this is part of the u.s. military response to another north korean missile launch. why today's test was more worrisome than any before. and the government is changing cigarettes. what that means in health check. cecily? >> we have the return of heat and humidity in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> plus a late night trade by the phillies. the cross country trip to see carson wentz, when "action news" continues tonight. ♪
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double scan radar as the heaviest rain is moving into the area to wash out the beginning of your weekend. cecily tynan has details for the next update. stay tuned, minutes away. first we have the latest on the north korean missile launch. kim jung un, and americans agree this could hit the u.s. mainland. there was a firing back of a show of force today. the live fire exercise was meant to dishonor strait the u.s. strike capability as a deterrent. north korea is undeterrent by saber rattling or sanctions. this time it's traveled higher and further than before. >> it's demonstration of their
ability to hit seattle, los angeles, probably the east coast. >> what kim doesn't have is a miniature nuclear war head to mount on top of the missile, but the regime is less than a year away. >> president trump announced tonight he will sign the new sanctions bill against north korea, russia and i ra iran that passed the house and senate. the law will prevent the president from rolling back sanctions without senate approval. >> the u.s. economy more than doubled its growth in three months compared to the first quarter of the year. the commerce department reports gdp grew in june, mostly sales of clothing and furniture. one top economist says the only
slowdown was housing construction. a police officer in in india was shot and killed by a man he was trying to help. lieutenant aaron alan was the first on the scene of a roll overcrash. he was shot by one of them. the six year veteran died. the suspect was arrested on suspicion of murder. >> president trump is in long island new york this afternoon pledging to destroy the violent ms street gang. comments made during his speech are raising eyebrows. he suggested that it was okay to be rough with suspects. >> i said please don't be too nice like when you put someone in the car protecting their head the way they put their hand,
don't hit their head when they have just killed someone. take the hand away. >> the comments compelled the police department ong long island to respond issuing a statement saying it does not and will not tolerate roughing up prisoners. >> prayers are being said for charlie guard including from the pope himself. the sick little boy died after being in the spotlight. he had a rare disease with no cure. his parents fought a court battle in britain trying to get him to the u.s. but the doctor that went there said it was too late for the little boy. charlie was a week shy of his first birthday. >> on health check for the first time the fda proposed cutting nicnicotine in cigarettes that e them addictive.
researchers found that reducing nicotine levels does not cause people to smoke more, just makes them less dependent. the fda will write new rules as they determine if e-cigarettes or alternatives are healthier or can help smokers completely quit. now to cecily tynan. we are in for a rocky road. the heavy rain is falling where most of us are sleeping. we have to get through tonight. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the storm system across central virginia. this is beginning to create heavy rain in parts of the viewing area. we have a flash-flood warning in effect for central burke's county until 1:30 in the morning. parts of burke's county received two inches of rain. a pocket of heavy rain has push
today the west. there is more rain on the way as we head to the overnight hours. storm trammer live double scan showing the pocket of the heavy rain over berks county, shifting to the west over lancaster county. the storm is getting its act together and as it does, we see more rain moving in. i want to show you heavier bans, working through atlantic city, maysville and smyrna heading toward middletown. it's warm and humid, a lot of moisture. philadelphia 75. allentown 74. cape may 71 and wilmington 74. tomorrow morning, 7:00 in the morning, we have rain around, especially south jersey and delaware. areas north and west of philadelphia, probably just clouds. as we head through the day, the atmosphere dries out by lunchtime. scattered showers hanging on
along the coast, elsewhere clouds. later in the day, clouds breaking north and west of philadelphia. looks like rain hanging along the coast most of the day. tomorrow, down the shore, not a nice beach day. windy, rainy, cloudy and cool. 77-degrees. nice turn around sunday. bright and breezy, 78-degrees. the problem, the storm system off the coast will continue to bring high risk rip currents. you want to be careful. if you are headed to the poconos, it's race weekend for the truck race. a few shower showers possible. 69-degrees. sunday, mostly sunny, 74. the exclusive seven-day forecast, rain tapers off, a high of 76-degrees. a cool day sunday. doesn't get much better than this. low humidity, sunshine, 82.
monday, warm and 87. tuesday, it gets more humid, warming up to 89-degrees and the heat is back by wednesday, hot, more humid, 90. thursday, 91-degrees. late day thunderstorms possible. friday, partly sunny, not as warm with thunderstorms for the high of 87-degrees. meteorologist chris sowers on the area at 5:00 tracking the rain moving out in the morning. >> thank you so much, cecily. >> mug wills were making sweet music at thema at the mann cente performing arts. the philadelphia orchestra cast a spell as it played harry potter in concert. the score was nominated for a grammy. ♪ ♪ whoa!
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>> slams it into the upper deck, two homers tonight. cameron ruff with another shot. phillies win 10-3. afterwards kendrick says the g.m. has been telling him all along, he's trade bait. >> i went into the season and he said there is a good chance we'll trade you if something happens. i got hurt a couple of times. my ultimate goal is to win a series. i cooperate thin couldn't thinkr place to go to. >> alshon jefferys tells carson wentz, throw it my way and i'll grab it. jeffrey doing just that making catches over and around the defense, torrey smith looking good too. watch out carson wentz, down goes the eagle quarterback. johnson celebrating the sack. is that awesome or what?
wentz looking to pick himself up after a tough finish last season. eagle defense is watching closely. >> everyone wants to see what the next step will be. it was exciting to watch last year. fans are excited this year. >> he has what it takes. really enjoyed watching him play last year and excited to see it first hand this year. i know how he prepares and watching him do the little things, that satisfies guys in that position. it's fun watching them do the little thing. >> kendricks asked the eagles to trade him in the offseason for a fresh start. they said no for now. his role has been significantly reduced. >> the offensive line has a new look. isaac has not cut his hair in a year and wayne johnson shows up in a blonde wig to lighten the mood as a joke.
>> you were hoping to see wentz and the eagles tomorrow. you have to wait until sunday now. eagles rescheduled open practice for sunday 10:00 a.m. because of the rain. speaking of eagle fans, we may have found the biggest carson wentz fan of all times. the family traveled from north dakota and seeing wentz today brings the andersons to tears. >> he's just awesome. >> what made it so awesome? >> just being here. being away from north dakota, for us to be here. it's just great. >> and to see carson wentz? >> yes. he's awesome. such a role model for our kids
and grandkids. >> that's the best carson wentz endorsement of all times. they love him there and here in philadelphia. >> yes, we do. thank you. >> campers from the global leadership charter school closed the program with a special presentation dressed in costume. they reenacted the mansion's past relate today the anti-slavement movement. don't they look great? "jimmy kimmel live" live next followed by "nightline." "action news" continues tomorrow at 5:00, with gary hall. >> i'm monica malpass. have a great night and a good weekend. ♪ ♪
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