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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara
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is off and an escaped prisoner is back in custody find out how police captured him in delaware today. and a woman claims they was raped in a hotel her new lawsuit. we learnd this morning that the engineer was not talking or texting on his cell phone when he was operating the train when it derailed last month and brandon bostian suffered a head injury and does not remember what happens during the deadly accident. john rawlins has the report from the 30th street station. >> reporter: hi rick, this is interesting, it takes off the table the idea that a cell phone call or texting or an active data search some how became a distraction for the engineer but it does not take off the table that the device it self
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may have been a distraction. >> the analysis of the phone records show that no calls texts or data occurred during the derailment of the train. and the engineer did not access the wifi system while operating the locomotive. that was the big question when the ntsb chair was on the hill and that the records were more complex than first thought and the analysis with was taking longer than expect. >> we are inexpecting the engineer's records. >> now the safety agency can now say that the engineer's phone was connected, they cannot say if the phone was in use in airplane mode, if it was in
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airplane mode it could still be used to listen to music or view videos stored in the phone it said that it continues to examine the phone's operating system. >> the agency is trying to figure out why amtrak 188 was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour into the frankford curve that has a 50 miles per hour speed limit. brandon bostian does not remember the time that the locomotive accelerated. hundreds of people were seen by medical personal and some are still in rehab and care up and down the east coast of the united states, we find that there are still four in acute care in hospitals in philadelphia and two at temple not in critical and two at hahnemann still in critical.
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>> john thank you. just yesterday the house voted to slash amtrak's budget by $422 million, but approved new funding for video cameras to be placed in the cabs to record the engineers, they said they would install the cameras after years of delays in the wake of the deadly derailment. now breaking news from chester county, police announced the arrest of a teacher at the phelps school in malvern, matthew matthew scavitto is charged with sexual assault. we are working to gather more details and we'll bring you the latest on "action news" beginning at 4:00. and now a hit and run accident on the roosevelt boulevard. that left a 25-year-old man seriously injured.
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they are looking for the car that struck the man in olney the victim was walking westbound at a crosswalk against the red traffic light at 1:30 this morning where he was struck and is being treated at einstein hospital police believe he was driving a dark colored accura or honda and are working on a better description of that vehicle in north philadelphia police are investigating an overnight shooting where a neighbor was struck by a stray bullet along the 3100 block of front street a man riding a bicycle started to shoot at another man and missed the target and one bullet struck a 53-year-old bystanders sitting on his front steps. police are still looking for the shooter. from our delaware news room, the prisoner that escaped from delaware corrections is back in custody. isiah thompson was on work detail when he escaped yesterday, he was arrested at
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the first data facility. a security guard was looking at surveillance video and called police when he saw someone crawl through a broken door. meanwhile, the manhunt is still going on door-to-door near a state prison in new york. abc news correspondent, marcy gonzales reports from the prison site in upstate new york. >> after combing through dense woods -- and going door-to-door. >> there are cops everywhere. >> following up on a tip that the two fugitives may have been spotted in a small town 35 miles from the prison. >> they were trying to get an idea of where they were. investigators found nothing. now moving their search back to new york where they escaped from the federal facility this
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weekend and reaching out to the convicted killers friends and family. >> she slipped down and were on their way. >> today the attention is focused on this woman joyce mitchell, the prison employee that supervised the prisoners work assignments. >> her son confirming that the day the convicts were reported missing and she did not have a relationship with either convict insisting she had nothing to do with the escape. >> officers are again speeching every home, not because of a specific tip because of the general possibility that these guys could still be hiding out nearby. marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. >> a crash involving a new jersey transit bus is blocking traffic in one of the busiest routes in and out of new york
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city the transit bus rear ended another bus carrying students through the lincoln tunnel and a pregnant woman went into labor while stuck in the gridlock inside of the tunnel. she is getting help from medics and firefighters on the scene. a seventh death is linked to faulty airbags linked to the takata company. an airbag severed a woman's artery when her car crashed into april, both honda and the japanese airbag maker are named as defendants in the lawsuit. two vehicles involved in a crash on the westbound span at 9:30 all lanes just reopened at 11:30, several people were injured but they are all expected to survive, there was
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significant backups while police worked to clear the accident scene. the driver of a tractor trailer had to be rushed to the hospital following this accident on i-95 in burlington township the truck overturned spilling its load of apple juice 30000 pounds of apple juice, it happened in the northbound lanes of 295, near exit 47 it caused rush hour backuped as two of the lanes were blocked by the spilled cargo no word on why the driver lost control but his injuries were said to be non-life-threatening. time for the accuweather forecast on a beautiful wednesday, lets look outside at the jersey shore, pretty picture from cape may, a calm sunny afternoon. meteorologist, david murphy who has not left for the beach yet is outside of our studios. >> the humidity is on the low side and if you like warm conditions without the heavy
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humidity you have it today. lets start you with satellite there is not a lot of significant cloud cover around and the precipitation to the west looks to fall apart before it gets here and i'm starting to see the expected fair weather cumulous clouds popping up and we expect the day to remain bright, 80 in philadelphia 81 in millville and the upper 70s in sea isle city and the boardwalk in atlantic city and upper 70s in allentown trenton and reading and in wilmington. the humidity as i mentioned is on the low side not that there is absolutely bone dry conditions in the amount of water vapor in the air we are looking at dew points in the 60s and that is when it feels comfortable and with the heat rising and the sun out you need to take shady breaks that is my advice for you sunscreen is important and we are getting close to the summer solstice and
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burns are easy at that point. cool drinks are important despite the lack of humidity and shady breaks are a good idea here is what will happen the rest of the way today, a high of 87, that is 6 degrees above the average high of 81 and this is pretty nice weather in terms of the high 80s as good as it can get if you like the summer, we have changes coming tomorrow and if you like heat and humidity we'll see a rise in the humidity and thunderstorms pop in the afternoon, we talk about that coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> you are coming back inside right david? >> i think so. we have new information about amazon jobs coming to newcastle county they will hire 500 new full-time workers in middletown this month amazon is trying to keep pace with customer demand for quicker
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deliveries. they will be paid $15 and given medical and other benefits immediately. the future of another atlantic city casino is up for debate. in billionaire investor carl icahn should be approved to own the taj mahal he is already taking over the parent company trump entertainment. and still to come on "action news" at noon, a hostage situation inside of a pharmacy, and everyone gets out safely how one woman saved herself and her co-workers coming up and a firefighter's response to a crash only to discover his wife and son are the victims, what he did when he realized his family was involved. and meteorologist, david murphy is back with a closer look at the accuweather forecast.
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don't take amitiza, if you have a bowel blockage or severe diarrhea. tell your doctor, if your nausea or diarrhea, becomes severe, or if you experience chest tightness or shortness of breath. the most common side effects are nausea diarrhea, and headache. woman: amitiza helped me find relief from my chronic constipation. ask your doctor if amitiza is right for you.
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in egypt a suicide bomber blew himself up just feet away from an ancient temple in luxor. no tourists were killed or injured. the attack is the second this month at or near a major tourist
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attraction in egypt. the white house is expected to send hundreds of additional troops in iraq, sent to train iraqi forces to fight isis and it would increase the number of training sites in iraq from four to five. currently 3,000 americans are there in training and security roles, a woman claimed she was raped at a hotel after staff members gave a man the key to her room. she is suing embassy suites and hilton, she says she was in charleston at a company christmas party and did not give permission to give anyone access to the room. the man was given a key after saying he was her boyfriend. a hostage situation ended peacefully in alabama because
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the gunman fell asleep the gunman forced employees into the back room of a pharmacy and the pharmacist convinced him to let everyone else go and she offered him prescription pills to make him pass out and after he fell asleep she went out side and told police he was out cold. >> a texas volunteer firefighter responded to a head-on collision to discover that his wife and son were in the mangled car his wife was thrown from the vehicle while their son was still pinned inside. aaron was acting on adrenalin and training and tried to stay in focus. >> once i saw my son that kind of went out the window and i went into a panic mode and looked at the car and the fact that they are alive is a feat.
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god has amazing things for them. >> she suffered a broken pelvic and their 7-year-old son suffer aid broken leg and broken arm. much more to come on "action news" at noon, including the latest on the texas police officer who resigned over his actions at a teenage pool party. and news about the hp vaccine for young girls. the discovery in a new study.
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well, sir. after some serious consideration i'd like to put in my 15-year notice. you're quitting!? technically retiring, sir. with a little help from my state farm agent i plan to retire in 15 years. wow! you're totally blindsiding me here. who's gonna manage your accounts? this is a devastating blow i was not prepared for. well, i'm gonna finish packing my things. 15 years will really sneak up on you. jennifer with do your exit interview and adam made you a cake. red velvet. oh, thank you. i made this. take charge of your retirement. talk to a state farm agent today.
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a first of its kind partnership will allow marriott guests to watch netflix on their room tvs they can sign-in using their existing accounts marriott is the first hotel to do this, it's only available at six properties now and there are plans to expand that to 100 hotels by the end of the year. health check this noon, protecting girls from cervical cancer could be possible with one dose with the hpv vaccine instead of the three recommended. they looked at trials of 20000 young women and how much protection they got from one two, or three doses of vaccine and it was between 77 and 86% for all of the young women regardless of how many shots they received. the "action news" team sought working on news stories for tonight beginning at 4:00.
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meteorologist, david murphy is back inside now, the nicest day of the week. >> absolutely, the humidity is lower be it's warm out there. we are dry across the region and that is always nice, we have chopper 6 hd out above fort delaware state park along the delaware river and upper bay and a nice day to go to the park or anywhere else, and 80 in philadelphia and the dew point down below the 60 degree threshold. and winds from the southwest at 8 miles per hour. and the southwest west overnight into tomorrow will change thing a little bit. not bad and warm and 83 in philadelphia and upper 70s fromal ep town and trenton and
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all the way to the coast in sea isle city. future tracker 6 we won't boernl with that today, just actual satellite and radar. not a lot of significant cloud cover but every once in a while sp fair weather cumulous. 85 in allentown and less humid and lots of sun overall in bethlehem and easton and down the pike to reading, and at the shore 78 degrees and lots of sun and pleasant conditions with the lower humidity we'll go for a high of 87 and lots of sun and less humid and a breeze running 6 to 12 dipping to 69 overnight, and it will get more humid by the time you wake up in the morning, this evening is comfortable but by the time the morning dawn arrives, we'll see an uptick in humidity and that is the story for tomorrow and the next several days as a frontal boundary makes its way
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to us and an uptick in humidity and heat from the south and a high of 94 tomorrow and there may be a couple of pop-up thunderstorms around and an area of concern for tomorrow from new york and philadelphia all the way back to cincinnati and omaha, nebraska there could be pop-up thunderstorms that are on the strong side, and in our neck of the region we are talking about the top two-thirds of region that are in line for this. it doesn't mean everyone will see it and if we manage to get thunderstorms they could produce damaging win and hail. tornadoes not so much this time. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 87 degrees and low humidity for a day and tomorrow more humid as we go through the day and a high of 94 and on friday hot and humid and a high of 94 and pressing into humid territory, and then saturday still sticky and a high of 90 if we hit that it will be three state in a row and that is
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the season's first heat wave and it's a possibility. and back into the 80s with a thunderstorm and finally on monday, the mid-80s again and feeling more comfortable. we'll take a quick break and another half hour of "action news" to go when we come back.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again sara is off and here are the stories we are
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following on "action news" at 12:30, several protesters arrested for interrupting a police town hall, were taken into custody and more information on last month's amtrak derailment. what investigateors are saying about the engineer's cell phone. and an officer gives up his badge after a video when viral. nearly three months after they were arrested at a police town hall, the protesters were rallying against philadelphia police in march and they wanted more transparency in the shooting of brandon tate brown and david henry was live in court and is at the courthouse where the hearing is going on. >> the so-called philadelphia 10 they are charged


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