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here's some of the stories we're upon ogle "action news" at 12:30 officials say a bucks county man sexually assaulted a girl whose parents gave her to him. vandal strike several local businesses, leaving the tires of dozens of vehicles flat. cleveland can't stop celebrating getting a championship 52 years in the making. the investigation continues into the disturbing case of alleged sex abuse in bucks county. investigators spent the weekend combing through the home in feasterville where 1 girls were found. officials say one of the girls was sexually assaulted by the homeowner. trish hartman is outside the home with the latest on the investigation. trish? >> reporter: rick, police are still holding the scene on old street road you can take a look, you can see the police tape behind me, as well as the officers in the driveway. investigators spent the weekend searching the property of lee kaplan after 12 girls were taken
from the home. lots of evidence was found over the weekend shedding light on the conditions in which the girls were living. from the air investigators could be seen placing markers in the backyard and digging small holes. cadaver dogs were brought to the property and each room was gone through looking for evidence. >> kids were living in the basement on air mass -- air mattresses. >> reporter: an elaborate train set worth tens of thousands of dollars was found in the basement. the home belongs to lee kaplan who was arrested last week and charged with statutory sexual assault and other crimes after 12 girls ages 6 months to 18 years were found in the home. police say the 18-year-old was gifted to kaplan by her parents daniel and savilla stoltzfus of lancaster county reportedly as a thank you to kaplan for helping
the family out of financial ruin after they cut ties with the amish church. police say kaplan fathered two children with the oldest girl who first became pregnant when she was 14. the stoltzfus are claiming the other children as their own, but police are working on that. >> we haven't had time to talk to the children in detail yet, but i'm sure we'll find clues, we'll address were they abused, or weren't they abused. >> authorities say they received calls from the neighbors about the property. the call also were not for child -- the calls were not for child abuse, they did not have enough evidence to search the property. no word if there is anymore investigation today or this week. live in feasterville, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> police are searching for the person or people who vandalized several businesses in bucks county him supper veilance video
from saturday night -- surveillance video shows someone slashing the tires from lafferty chevrolet lot in warminster. it is believe the same person slashed other parking lots on west street road. >> i have to pay for the ones on my auto lot, yes, it has to come out of my pocket. >> police say they continue to get tips, but encourage people to call if they have any information. >> turning to the forecast, now, the heat is on as we start the workweek. officials with the camden school district decided to dismiss students and staff early because of warm weather, all schools are closing at 1:00 p.m. in just about 25 minutes. sky6 live hd looking at commodor barry bridge. the skies are clear, bus stop the sun -- but the sun is hot, we're getting into the 90 this afternoon, get the water ready. david murphy outside on the
terrace, it doesn't take long to get the sweat going. >> reporter: it's not that it's not that humid, the humidity is manageable, but it's hotter than it's been in a while. there you see the reason why we're cooking we have very little significant cloud cover and sunshine getting through and the southwesterly breeze coming up bringing in the hotter air. 87 in philadelphia. 80 in new york city not as bad in central park. 81 is the high north as bingbin. warm air surging to the south. not bad along the east coast, more humid up near new york city, most of us down to washington are looking at dewpoints in the upper 50s, when you get up over 60 it will start feeling 60. 92 at 4:00 p.m.
we're going for a high of 93 at 3:00 p.m. at midnight we're in the upper 70s and the overnight low expected to go down to 72. another thing to throw at you, we have a code orange ozone-action day, the pollution leaves are making it uncomfortable or health risk for young kids or senior citizens that's suffering from heart or lung conditions including asthma. when i step inside we'll talk about the humidity builds tonight and tomorrow. the story today is cool drinks abbey sunscreen with the air quality and the heat. >> you can stay ahead of changes in the forecast by following each of our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. we invite you to check back often to keep an eye on storm tracker 6 live radar and much
more. the senate is set to vote on gun control bills all written after the orlando massacre. democrats want to stop anybody on the no-fly list from buying a gun. republicans want a three day waiting period. earlier today, the supreme court decided not to take up the assault weapons ban in connecticut. that means gun control legislation passed after sandy hook remains in place there. just about an hour ago, fell investigators released information about the deadly shooting in orlando. omar mateen called 911, 30 minutes after the shooting started according to authorities. during the three hour standoff, he spoke with crisis negotiators several different times. he threatened that he had explosives in his cars and would use bombs on the hostages. loretta lirnlg -- lynch will
travel to orlando tomorrow and meeting with investigators to discuss his motives. 18-year-old orlando shooting victim was from philadelphia and the youngest person killed in the massacre. the viewing will takes place on friday morning 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. money meant baptist church funeral services follow at 10:00 a.m. murray graduated from west catholic prep a few weeks ago, was a standout scholar and basketball star. the cleveland cavaliers are about to arrive home after becoming champions. it was the first championship they got in 50 years, it was one of the biggest come back of all times. >> reporter: game self historic and emotional as the cavs win
their first-ever championship. m.v.p. labron james collapsed on the floor in tears. >> i put my heart and blood and sweat and tears in these games. >> reporter: the first championship for cleveland in more than 50 years. fans on the edge of their seat including the first family who waited for the game to end before leaving air force 1. by the second half it's neck in neck with one minute to go. with 53 seconds left the 3 pointer put cleveland ahead and sealed the fate of golden state. >> i thought i had a chance. the victory full circle for labron whose jersey were infamously burned when he left for miami, now back with cleerveldz and bringing the -- cleveland and bringing the
ultimate prize. >> i wish it was us. >> only two teams ever force add game seven. i can say i sit at someplace no one has ever been. it is truly amazing. >> on the back from oakland, the cats stopping in las vegas to celebrate. we have our championship momento right here as new york city raises a glass to the win. kids in germantown got to meet with the police and pretend to be a an officer. it was part of community day as the students get ready to finish the school year. >> ♪ 'tis the season of pomp and
circumstance, high school graduates paraded in they were told not to forget where they came from. vikings class if i knowed a milestone -- finished a milestone and move on to the next stage of life. congratulations to them. a former football player sexually assaulted an unconscious student. the the latest on the conviction of the crime coming up. and police want you to identify the three men assaulting a person outside of gino's steaks. those stories and much more. >> a judge is expected to
injury. prosecutors say he failed to secure gray with a seat belt. a judge will decide if he is guilty. another officer was found not guilty and a third trial ended in a mistrial. three other officers are awaiting trial. a former football player has been convicted of brutally raping a classmate. >> reporter: a jury finds a former vanderbilt football player guilty. 23-year-old brandon vandenberg found guilty of rape and sexual battery. the victim who was close to vannedden burger nodding in the courtroom as the verdict was
red. culmination of a three trials over three years. >> next thing i remember is waking up in a an unfamiliar room. the case grabbed national attention after vandenberg and three teammates were accused of sexualitily assaulting a college student in the dorm room after a night of drinking. a judge declared a mistrial after one of the jurors did not disclose that he had lincoln -- had been raped. earlier this month outrage over former stan form swimmer brock turner sentenced to 6 months in a county jail after being convicted of sexual assaulting an unconscious woman. >> alcohol played a big role in above of these cases, so you had both girls who were unconscious because they had been drinking and above the defendants used
alcohol as an excuse as part of their defense. abc news, new york. back here, police need your help to find five men who assaulted several people outside a south philadelphia cheese steak landmark. investigators released this video at geno's steak. according to police, the suspects in the getaway driver left the scene in a pickup truck and suv, both had new jersey license plates, fun who they are, you're asked to call 911. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30, looking live outside, sky6 live hd showing you penns landing meteorologist david murphy has the update from accuweather as we continue to sizzle. we'll be right back. stay with us. if you have medicare
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>> reporter: no kidding, hot out there and getting hotter over the next couple of hours. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we are dry, so no precipitation in sight. as we look at the place where we wish we could be, these people are there, that's cape may, new jersey. 15 degrees cooler down the shore than inland. if you have a pool or pool club in the neighborhood, good for you, too. forecast highlights coming up. today, hot, not all that humid. tomorrow it will be warm and on the hot side as well. you will feel more humidity build tonight and overnight tonight and into tomorrow. wednesday once we get rid of the thunderstorm and have thunderstorms on tuesday, it will feel nicer again. let's get to the details. temperature, 87 degrees, the pressure steady. the wind not all that strong.
satellite showing how the cloud cover is suppressed to the north. we might see high stuff coming through at times or fair weather cumulus developing. generally speaking it's going to be a bright one start to finish today. we're looking at a high of 93 in philadelphia. same thing in allentown. could go to 94 in trenton. pretty much the same idea in reading and wilmington and lancaster. 835 is the high in millville and dover, cape may, 80 degrees in atlantic city. phillies baseball starting up in just a few minutes, if you're heading down late remember to purchase or bring along cool drinks. they will let you bring things in if they are sealed. sunscreen, as well. 92 in the 9th inning and going to up to 93 at the ballpark, as well. 91 by 2:00 p.m. 94 by 3:00 p.m. once we get up around the dinner
hour and later in the evening, the muggies come back, it will feel stickier as we go into the evening. tomorrow, it will be on the humid side. township front coming in, we'll have the opportunity to fire up thunderstorms in the humid, unsettled air mass. by 3:00 p.m. on tuesday -- 3:00 a.m. on tuesday, there's a chance of thunderstorms. during the morning broadcast we'll track potential for showers and odd thunderstorm in the i-95 corridor in the morning commute. the last couple models have pushed this toward the shore. we'll allow something to pop in the morning rush hour. mid day there's a chance of showers or thunderstorm popping up. a better chance later in the afternoon when things are heating up we've got the convex going and there could -- convection going and there could drenching downpours in south jersey tomorrow and tomorrow evening. we hope by 9:00 p.m. most of it
is off the coast. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, hot and sunny, 93. summer officially arrives tonight at 6:23 p.m. that's the solstice, tuesday, warm and humid, 88. wednesday, less humid, nice, 86. thursday, thunderstorm back in the region, high of 80. once we kick that out, it's high of 83. mid to upper 80s this weekend. come to find friends who have a pool. do you have a pool? >> reporter: it is about 4 feet. >> topping our people scene at 12:30, some of joan rivers most beloved possessions are going up for auction. she died two years ago after a botched surgical procedure. you can buy a tiffany pet food
bowl for spike. there's an online auction and the auction at christies in new york happens on wednesday. the philadelphia contemporary ballet company is celebrating its 10th birthday this season. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: they are called ballet x, it was founded by two former dancers of the pennsylvania ballet. form pennsylvania ballet dancers christine cox and matthew neenin founded ballet x balls they wanted to push -- because they wanted to push the boundaries of ballet. the resident dance company at the wilma theater. their summer series 2016 kicks off with world premier works
including one by the residentche pennsylvania ballet. >> we're exploring the idea of memory. . >> reporter: that's the first half of the program. the second half of the program is bonzi. >> she is doing a piece inspired by the surrealist artist. we have different inspirations. >> reporter: both dances feature visual art by cliff collective. >> they have created work at longwood gardens, they have projected images on city hall. i anticipate that the audiences will be blown away. >> reporter: they perform their summers series from july 6 to the 14. go to ballet x.org or visit 6abc loves the arts for other area
fine check of the steamy forecast. >> reporter: hot already and getting hotter through the rest of the afternoon. out in the northern and western suburbs look for the low to mid 90. 93 in philadelphia, and 92 in wilmington. as you get closer to the shore you're in the 80s. along the coast we're looking at a nice afternoon on or about 80. ocean temperature close to 70. humidity not all that high including down the shore. rick, the only thing i would say is the air quality is not great away from the coast, i be careful of that. sunscreen and cool drinks.
otherwise it's a summer afternoon in philadelphia. >> here's a look at the stories coming up up on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. him we -- you can get discounts at popular restaurants all it takes is the spin of the electronic wheel. see how it work in what's the deal. we're used to the red whine and white wine, how about blue wine, we have that in big talkers. that's going to do it for "action news" at noon and 12:30. don't forget to join us at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. blue wine, david. now for david murphy, sarah bloomquist and the entire "action news" team, i'm rick williams. we'll see you on "action news" at at 4:00 p.m.
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