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after a stop for gas in central pennsylvania. crisis on wall street the fears from greece that are sparking concerns an panic in new york and worldwide. philadelphia teachers are in harrisburg lobbying for more public education funding. now to the plane crash that killed three people over the weekend. the plane was filing to massachusetts when it stopped for gas the pilot said he lost engine power and it lambed into a home 20 miles short of its destination, we see weds is live in lancaster with more. >> reporter: rick, as you mentioned the pilot contacted air traffic controllers saying he was having a hard time maintaining at toad and need -- altitude and needed help. he was instructed to go land on a interstate or go to an airport
7 miles away. it was too late. the small beach aircraft crashed into this home, several witnesses said they didn't realize the plane was in distress until moments before it went down. >> the engine was functioning it was making noise, it was sputtering. >> reporter: plane had taken off from tennessee on its way to norwood, massachusetts making a fuel stop in pennsylvania along the way. the crash occurred 15 minutes before its scheduled landing ending with the plane and the home it crashed into erupting in flames. it took three hours to douse the flames because there are no fire hydrants nearby so they had to rely on tanker trucks. >> it was difficult to deal with such a large fire without
hydrants. >> the miracle today is that the four outs fortunate home were severely damaged by fire were able to safely escape. >> reporter: no word this afternoon on the victims' identities and no word on the cause of the crash. faa and ntsb are investigating. report live fromitz. two people were taken to the hospital after a crash on route 73 winslow township. four vehicles were involved in the crash that left 6 people injured. one person was trapped and had to be pulled out by firefighters. two people who were airlifted from the scene suffered life threatening injuries. it's unclear what started the collision. authorities say two suspects are in custody after a late-night shooting in philadelphia's port richmond section. the shots rang out on the 3,000 block of frankford avenue.
witnesses say the victim was leaving the bar when he was shot in the stomach. officers got a description of the vehicle speeding away from the scene. the vehicle stopped blocks away, the two suspects were arrested. we learned the name of the man shot and killed in germantown. police were called to the scene at 9:30 they found a man shot in the back. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. police say a robbery led up to the shooting. more than 4500 customers in gloucester county still are without power. 6 days after the destructive storm that ripped through the area. extremely powerful winds tore down trees and toppled power lines and today there's no emergency declaration and no federal aid to help the community with cleanup. residents say they are disappointed with governor christie's response. the township mayor went public
with his frustration as well. >> as a fellow republican i've been good to him, and he repaid us with doing nothing in our time of need. >> leaders say there is $7.35 million of damage in gloucester county alone. >> reporter: there are no storms in sight for today's forecast as we look outside looking live from sky 6. nice day to walk the boardwalk and get outside we're expecting sunny conditions and low humidity before a stretch of unsettled weather begins tomorrow. meteorologist david murphy outside the studios with more than -- with more on that. >> reporter: every now and then we have a cloud come by and takes the sun out. we're looking at mostly sunny skies and occasional clouds popping through, but enough to
keep the sunscreen going. the temperatures in mid atlantic region comfortable in philadelphia. 74 degrees in philadelphia. 71 in new york city. down the the pike in washington it's warmer, 81 degrees, if you look at dewpoints, everybody happens the 50s that means there's no humidity in the entire mid atlantic all the way down to the virginia border. an area of high pressure to the south helping to insure that. if you're heading to the pool, 2:00 p.m., 78. 5:00 p.m., 80 the high 81 at 4:00 p.m., mostly sunny and pleasant, as i mentioned the sunscreen will be important. as we roll through the rest of the day 78 degrees by 2:00. there's the high of 81 at 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 79 degrees, 77 by 8:00 p.m. the humidity on the low side all the way into this evening, when the phillies are wrapping up at citizens bank park. when i step inside we have an upswing in humidity you'll feel it late tomorrow afternoon and
it gets humid on wednesday we're looking at a stretch of days where thunderstorms are possible, not today rick, but that's an issue working through the workweek and through the mom day weekend. not a bad day to be outside and getting stuff done. >> all right david thank you. in other news, david sweat the convicted killer who escaped from an upstate new york prison has been upgraded to serious condition after his capture. he was chased into the woods a mile from the canadian border. sergeant jay cook is being called a hero. >> he was just about at the tree line, if he had gotten to the tree line they wouldn't have gotten him. >> officials say the men used pepper to throw the police dogs off the trail. officers tracked them down using leads from dna and surveillance images. if sweat survivors he faces a long list of charges.
greek's debt crisis spark chaos around the globe this noon. as we look live at the dow jones average which is down 200 points about 3 hours into the trading day. concern is building ahead of a crucial vote on sunday that could have greece leaving the euro zone. karen travers is in washington. >> reporter: u.s. stocks are down over concerns. greek financial crisis. the prime minister announcing a surprise referendum to allow greece's citizens to have a stay in the debt. greece has been in final problems for the past five years. they've in negotiations on how to get out of trouble. a popular vote to decide whether greece accepts the tough terms offered by its creditors.
>> greece's exit from the euro zone has never been. >> reporter: s' a limit on the limit greeks can withdraw from the atms, $67 a day. there's a rush on gasoline and at some stations signs declare we don't take credit cards. and tourists are worried about how to get money. >> i did bring cash with me, lots of cash, i think it's kind of inconvenient for me. >> reporter: what happens over the next week is unclear. >> i don't think this will induce fear in the population, i think it will induce confidence. >> reporter: greece's instability could put the entire european economy at risk that has sparked concerns about a trickle effect into u.s.
markets. >> new at 12:30 philadelphia officials say smoking in the city has dropped to an all time low. that's according to new numbers. southeastern pennsylvania household survey. since 2007 smoking has dropped 18% among dutle -- adults and 30% among youths. it's down from 27% in 2008. philadelphia teachers are in harrisburg this noon labying for education -- lob i can'tbying for education funding. more than 100 teachers boarded bus at girl's high. they are urging to pass budget into an act of fair funding formula. a face-to-face encounter with a bear, the big scare for a family driving through yellowstone national park caught on camera.
>> experts say the mission on board the international space station could be at risk after this week's rocket explosion the unmanned space x rocket was carrying two tons of supplies when it exploded two minutes into flight. food and computers were lost because of pressure in the liquid oxygen tank. it's the third failure of the cargo launch since october. a russian launch is set for thursday, more failures could mean the evacuation of the international space station. railroad officials in india are investigating this tran -- train crash in mumbai. it ran into a buffer instead of stopping on its own.
five people were injured. the train operator has been suspended during the investigation. now, to the story of a female ceo who is raising confess about workplace equality between men and women. she said she had to hide her pregnancy to attract investors and keep her business alive. alicia vitarelli is here to explain. >> reporter: it's a story going viral on social media. the question by keeping her pregnancy a secret was she being paranoid or smart. >> i followed the shame alone. >> reporter: talia was pregnant, they were thrilled to be expecting her first child, but not able to share the happy news. >> it's sad she had to hide it.
you should be able to wear your pregnancy proudly. >> reporter: she had launched a successful match site three day rule. with her business expakdz expanded she worried that investor would not take her seriously. >> 80-degree days, i wore a trench coat. >> reporter: some wonder if she was being paranoid. >> i called up a bunch of of my advisors and asked if they would invest in a pregnant ceo. it was a red flag. >> reporter: but she did attract investors and she is pregnant again, and she changed her approach. >> i'm going to wear tight clothes and show whams.
>> reporter: her daughter is due in november, and this time everyone knows. >> meanwhile facebook coo cheryl sandberg spoke about the importance of having women in leadership. she was in china delivering the commencement address at beijing. female participation in the workforce is a major driver of economic growth. well, a family came face-to-face with a bear in yellowstone national park caught on camera. the huge grizzly gave a line of cars a scare then it decided to put its paws up on the biel family car it left scrasms on the vehicle but nobody was hurt. >> the bear was basically jumping on the car with its front paws. >> i was admittedly a little bit scared, the bear wasn't
being aggressive, but there's a chance he could break the window. >> fortunately the car doors were goldy locked, sorry. just last month a black bear and three cubs followed tourists on a bridge. back here it's no secret the phillies are having a tough season. right now they are the worst team in baseball. did you camp it. he helped them to play a line drive off the right field wall, but can't make the initial grab. he drops the ball while trying to throw it in. the third time was a charm but not before washington scored a triple. the phillies scored a win though 8-5. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30, a u.s. box office record shattered by the biggest movie in theaters. you probably know what it is. right now looking outside sky6 live hd showing you the center city skyline. a nice day to have lunch out
>> summer is well underway in camden, the city's two public pools and spray passion opened this morning. one next to the north camden community center the other at the i say bell miller community center and the kids are having a ball. this is baseball weather perfect for a game. you were at the game yesterday. >> reporter: it was a fun second game too today will be nice and sunny, this evening, at the ballpark gorgeous, we'll talk about that in a moment. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we are dry as we head through the noon hour, finishing your lunch under the sun on a park bench. the action catch on the schuylkill. a nice day yeah you could work up a sweat because it's getting warm, but the humidity isn't all that bad. dewpoint in the 50s where we like it. winds out of the west at
10 miles per hour. a little bit breezy, but not too bad. big news about tomorrow, we'll get one extra second added to the day. astronomers added a leap second which they do every now and then, the earth's orbit is slowing and we need to adjust that we stay on track. it's 86,401 seconds to plan ahead to figure out what you're going to do with that. i know what i will do, it will saturday with z. we have cloud cover up in the north, but there's enough holes you're getting sunshine. as we look at high temperatures, not too shabby. 78 in allentown, 79 in reading and lancaster. 79 in millville. 08 in cape may. 78 is the high in atlantic city. closer look at the shore, 77 in surf city. 79 in ocean city. the ocean water temperature not bad it's been fluctuating today
between 69 and 70 on the ocean buoy near atlantic city near the pier. 72 in the water off rehoboth beach and beth didany, high temperatures 80 in delaware. as we look at where things are going in philadelphia. 3:00 p.m., 79. the high of 81 late in the arch. probably around 4:00 p.m. we'll be holding on to 80 by 5:00 p.m., 78 by 7:00. 74 by 9:00 p.m. the overnight low 66. not all that humid by early tomorrow morning. the phillies tonight as we mentioned, 78 degrees for the first pitch. 71 in the 9th inning. great weather for a game tonight. hopefully the phils take advantage of the brewers. tomorrow, cloud cover mixes with -- sun mixes with cloud cover, there will be a frontal boundary coming through the region that will pop-up showers and thunderstorms mainly to the west of philadelphia. this is the 2:00 p.m. view, i
would like for this anytime after lunge time or so. 6:00 p.m., most of it still looks like it is suppressed to the west. if we get something strong or drenching to the west or drenching at all it would be in the western areas. if you look at tomorrow's forecast in the storm prediction center it is the western half of the region where there might be a strong chance of a gusty thunderstorm. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast nice and warm be low humidity, today is the best day of the week. tomorrow, a little more humid late in the day. 835 is the high. you saw the thunderstorms possible in the far western suburbs. wednesday, very humid you'll feel how thick the humidity is on wednesday. 87 is the high, there's a better chance of thunderstorms during the dayen wednesday. there could drenchers, maybe gusty, too thursday, a late thunderstorm, perhaps a shower going into friday morning friday, saturday and sunday we're posting the chance of spotty thunderstorms, i don't
think it will be a washout on the 4th of july, but it's a tip ipiccal fourth where we have to keep an eye on the skies. our people scene at 12:30 janet jackson stole a show at the bet awards without singing a note. jackson was honored with the inaugural open it icon award complete with a dance tribute. it was her first appearance since 2009. she is 49 years old and grateful for the support from her family and her fans. jiewrveg world topped the weekend box office for the third week in a row. the action flick 52.$4 million. jurassic world the fastest film to reach $500 million in u.s. theaters. it hit that marked in 17 days
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see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >> meteorologist david murphy here with one last look at the forecast before we take off. >> reporter: it's a nice day today, probably the pick of the week, take a look at the northern and western suburbs as we are looking at highs in the upper 70s in reading an allentown, 80 in pottstown and downingtown. 81 in philadelphia. lots of sun winds 8 to 16 miles per hour. slightly breezy. down the shore on or about 80 degrees mostly sunny and pleasant. humidity behaving itself. >> look at what's coming up on
"action news" at 4:00 p.m. a man carjacks the hearse and taking off with a body. military has the most cutting edge technology. it may surprise you to find out there's still one thing still in use more than a decade out of date and it's costing millions dollars for taxpayers. don't forget to join us for "action news" later today at 4:00, 5 and 6:00 p.m. for david murphy, sarah bloomquist, the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams, get outside and enjoy it. we'll see you right here, later today!
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