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of running down a philadelphia police sergeant in manayunk faces a judge. it was small change that created a mess on on a -- on a busy highway, a truck crashed and dumped pennies across i-95 in delaware. annie mccormick has more on the cleanup and the on going traffic delays. >> reporter: there's been delays all over because of this. right now the state police are asking people to find alternate routes of transportation to avoid the area. you can see behind me, the left lane is open, they are working to open the rest of i-95 north. the tractor-trailer en route to the u.s. mint flipped and caught on fire spilling pennies across the northbound lanes of i-95. the single vehicle crashed
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happened before 2:00 a.m. when the driver lost control and hit a concrete barrier. for hours throughout the morning rush, multiple crews worked to clear the penny as endebris from the road -- and debris from the road. commuters inched along. some shocked to learn it was copperrer hold be up the works. -- copper holding up the works. >> i should have been back to work an hour ago. >> reporter: pennies all over the road. >> reporter: maybe a sign of good fortune for the driver who authorities say suffered minor injuries. at this hour state police are saying it's an on going investigation. they have not released the name of the driver. again, the northbound lanes of i-95 are closed except for the left lane, i-95 south is open.
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reporting live in new castle county delaware, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> turning to accuweather now, the hot an steamy september conditions, it is oppressively humid outside as we look live from sky6 live hd and the center city skyline. meteorologist karen rogers is in for david murphy with the first check on the accuweather forecast. it's a steam bath out there, karen. >> reporter: it is after such a hot august, it seems september is trending that way, as well. the national weather service has a heat advisory in effect from noon to 6:00 p.m. because the heat index will be over 100. 85 in martins creek, 84 in pottstown. 89 in saint davids. 8 87 in center city. in glass borough, upper 80s. 85 in hammonton. 85 on the boardwalk in ac. 89 degrees in smyrna, delaware.
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it feels like 93 in the city. feels like 95 in wilmington, 104 in dover. that number has been trending high in dover. 96 in cape may. 90 in trenton. the heat index high, in lancaster, 101, a new number coming in right now. the heat index so high at the time when we normally have a high of 81. 96 degrees hot and humid high, expected to tie the record of 96 set back in 1938. look at the overnight lows, 78. you're not getting much of a break with this. 2:00 p.m. it will feel like 102. we hold that way even at 6:00 p.m. tonight feeling like 100, 101, so at a time with so many kids back to school teachers in the classroom, no air-conditioning. you want to keep it safe.
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we'll talk about how long the heat lasts not just today coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> trenton school district has early 12k34eu68 once again -- dismissal once again because of the rising temperatures. high school, 12:30 p.m., middle school, 12:45 and the elementary school at 12. police say quakertown high school, police are investigate a phoned in bomb threat. authorities evacuated the school and the decision was made to dismiss the students. a sweep of the campus is underway, that will determine what will happen tomorrow. bensalem police department is asking for help finding a young woman missing for several days, lindsay piccone has been missing since sunday. investigators have been searching tyler state park and back out there again this morning. anyone with information contact
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bensalem police. a home invasion left two people injured in new castle. police are searching for an intruder. 28-year-old man was shot and taken to the hospital in critical condition. 23-year-old man was beaten and treated for injuries to his face. detectives are asking neighbors with home surveillance video to hand it over. $10,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest. a college student accused of running down a police sergeant in many yurchg -- manayunk appeared in court today. he is charged with driving into 535-year-old i don't sef kane -- joseph kane. he suffered broken collarbone and ribs. >> we hope that sergeant kane
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has a speedy recovery. >> reporter: murphy will be back in court next month. his attorney said the defense needs more time to investigate. >> turning to politics, national security issues are dominating the campaign trail. both candidates are on the hot seat taking questions about foreign policy and u.s. military. karen travers reports from washington. >> reporter: good afternoon after facing so much criticism for not taking questions for so many months, clinton seems eager to talk to the press. she did so today to push back from donald trump from last night. this morning hillary clinton came out swinging. >> last night was another test and donald trump failed yet again. we saw more evidence that's unfit and unqualified to be
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commander-in-chief. >> clinton on stage giving trump the last word. >> i think under the leadership of barack obama and hillary clinton, the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> that's how i talks about distinguished men and women. >> reporter: last night trump gave no details on the tragedy to defeat isis. >> if i win i don't want to broadcast to the enemy what is my plan. >> reporter: wetoday she 1250d - stood by this promise. >> we are not putting ground troops in iraq or syria. >> reporter: was the forum a missed opportunity. neither hymn hill or donald trump did not look like two candidates who are ready for prime time debate. >> >> reporter: for americans looking for a third option there's car johnson. this morning a major misstep on
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msnbc. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> it's the epicenter of the refugee crisis. >> gary johnson followed up on the appearance of the view he said he thought aleppo was an acronym. he said there was no excuse for not knowing. local agencies are joining force to feed tens of thousands of people across the region. philabundance kicked off hunger action day with a pledge in south philadelphia. they would hold a month-long fund razor and food -- racer -- fundser.
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a child spends hours alone on the school bus. find out why and how he is being punished. >> karen rogers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. (vo) we went to hollywood to ask
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>> the search is on for a person who shot and killed a driver on a highway in phoenix, arizona, she heard gunfire and called 911. the call ended and police found the woman shot to death behind the wheel. the battle over the empty supreme court is heating back up in washington. right now the man nominated to fill the open spot is pressuring the republican leaders for a vote on his nomination. him ormerrick garland is on capl hill. he ising in a replacement for justice scalia who died.
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president obama announced that the u.s. will spend $90 million over three years to clean up unexploded bombs during the vietnam war. he said dropping million of cluster bombs on laos may not have been the way to win over people there. the wife of the officer who was killed in the line of duty, one of three officers gunned down near a baton rouge convenience store. his widow is due in april with the couple's third child. a pennsylvania child is home safe after he was left behind for several hours on a school bus. michelle sent her 5-year-old son off to his first day of kindergarten on tuesday. the bus picked him up at the
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elementary in berks county. he was never dropped off at home later in the afternoon. turns out he never made it to school. >> he was on the bus all day in the heat, with nothing to eat or drink. i packed him a water bottle, but he couldn't get the bottle open. >> the bus driver was supposed to check for children before he left the bus, he was fired. tonight is the final night for the competition in miss america in atlantic city. miss maryland and miss arkansas won a competition at boardwalk hall. you can see who takes the crown during the finale live from atlantic city, it starts at 9:00 p.m. on 6abc. >> and still to come on "action news" at noon, a local vietnam vet makes peace with the path in art of aging we'll show you how
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he became friends with a former warren me. we'll be right back.
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admission. a suburban campus seems a world away from vietnam. in 1980 a south vietnamese student came into his office. he was a boat person. >> murphy said he felt an obligation to help the south vietnamense. one become a citizens and took my name. two years ago, murphy took a job at rosemont college and met a student from north vietnam and and her father who fought in the war. >> we were in the same area at the exact at the same time. >> reporter: i never thought about the north vietnam and what they went through, and he shared the challenges we had. we were all in it together, neither had ever met anyone from the other side. we related at a level of
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brothers in arms. we exchanged gifts and each presented the other with a uniform. a uniform is the badge of honor. they are friend and murphy made piece -- peace with a painful chapter. >> if you don't accept the enemy and move forward you live in the past forever. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." >> the "action news" team is working on news stories tonight beginning at 4:00 p.m. here's alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: center city restaurant week is around the corner, coming up in what's the deal, we'll break down the delicious discounts you can find to make the reservations ahead of the start of the restaurant week. a woman makes a bizarre discovery. she said her face is being used to scam people out of cash. someone is using her picture to ask for funeral funds.
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she is very much alive. we'll look at this story coming up on big talkers. you can take it with you on the go if you have not downloaded the 6abc app you can watch it streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. see you at 4:00 p.m. >> accuweather is coming up. it's a hot one. few sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. a pill taken just once in the morning, invokana® is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. in fact, it's been proven to be more effective at lowering a1c than januvia. invokana® works around the clock by reducing the amount of sugar allowed back into the body,
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times clouds. it's a mix of sun and clouds. how about these temperatures, it's already 88 degrees. the dewpoint is 70 degrees, feeling humid throughout the region. the pressure is holding steady. the winds are light, not getting any help with the breeze, 7 miles per hour. the ocean temperature up a little bit at 74. satellite and radar showing the overnight hours and early morning can you see the showers that moved through. we had a weak front that's slowly progressing, we could see a shower or thunderstorm later on most of us us looks like it stays dry. we'll get clouds spilling into the picture today and tomorrow and the reason for the heat, we've got this area of high pressure acting like a heat pump. it is pumping up the hot and humid conditions. it will feel like 100 not just today, the heat sticks with us for a few more days, we've got a little bit while to deal with this september heat. normally we see highs in the low 80s. not today. 96 is the hot and humid high. in the lehigh valley, 95 in
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wilmington, 88 in cape may, a little bit better along the coastline. if you're at the shore, we have a low risk of rip currents with hermine pushing off the coast. new jersey beaches sitting on the beach 86. delaware beach hot, 90 degrees for the high at the shore. here's how it will go for the next 12 hours. 2:00 p.m., 96, 6:00 p.m., in the 90s. 8:00 p.m., 89. 8:00 p.m., 86 degrees. let's look at the heat index tracker. 2:00 p.m., it will feel like 100, 102 for much of the region staying that way through the evening hours. 6:00 p.m., 101. the heat index, the combination of the heat and humidity making it feel so hot. that's why we have the heat advisory through 6:00 p.m.
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96 is the high today. clouds and sun, maybe a shower later on tonight as the front moves through. tomorrow, hot, lots of clouds, because the front kind of stalls we could see a shower around better chance tomorrow. 94 for the high, the heat not as intense with the clouds. saturday, hot and humid we're back at it with a high of 96 late saturday into early sunday we have a weak front that comes through, we get showers around. sunday we start with a shower, but then it's breezy and lowering humidity through the day, 88 for the high. the humidity drops during the day. monday is nice, sunny and comfortable, 84. tuesday, mostly sunny skies and 86. wednesday getting warmer again, partly sunny, 89 degrees. everyday in the seven-day period we're looking at temperatures above average, but really feeling it today with heat advisory in place. >> much more in the next half-hour of "action news" at 12:30. philadelphia city council back to work this noon while there's
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commuter nightmare on i-95 in delaware. details on what caused drivers to be stuck for hours next. gunfire erupts inside a texas school and the sheriff said the two people shot were female students. a jewelry store manager confronts a pair of jewel thieves armed with a handgun and sledge hammer. the heat and the humidity are back and sticking around for a while. with another day in the 90s we're heading toward another heat wave, heat wave number 7 to be exact. sky6 live hd showing you center city from the temple university cam. breaks in the shade, lots of water a must if you're going to be outdoors today. karen rogers has the details for accuweather, they want you outdoors, karen. >> reporter: i'm staying nice and cool in the air-conditioning, nice try, rick williams. we want you to take the heat se


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