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and having to provide for them. but my son will be an amazing doctor, and he'll help people that are less fortunate. no matter where you are in your college journey, sallie mae can help you find the money you need. >> begin with breaking news this afternoon out of bucks county police have called off the search for an escaped
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prisoner. investigators say 25-year-old daniel sell bee junior escaped -- selby junior escaped custody around 10:30 p.m. last night. residents were told to stay in their homes and canceled bucks district school classes. it is believed he is out of the area. jeanette reyes has more outside doylestown and jennette he is still on the rub. >> reporter: that's right, alicia, going on 14 hours, less than 30 minutes ago we got the update that the search was called off for daniel selby junior. this is what residents went to sleep with and woke up to a heavy police preference the loud sound of helicopters hovering overhead and k-9 units and heavily armed police looking for the inmate. authorities spent 12 hours looking for him in heavily wooded areas with rough terrain and nearby quarries.
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that complicated matters. it was not until 8:00 p.m. when police released details to media and residents. this started after the 25-year-old was picked up in landsdown for failure to app on a drug charge him while being transported he told officers he was sick, he was allowed out of the van and pushed the sheriff ran off into the night still handcuffed. police believe around 5:30 he was picked up at a 7-eleven at route 611 and he had -- edison road a mile away from the jail. >> detectives will interview family members and try to convince him to turn himself in. it is very important he does, maybe after he settles down and realizes the predicament he is in he'll turn himself in. >> we didn't know anything about his crime or description
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nothing came out rargt the details, so oh owe regarding the details, so that made it more scary. >> reporter: selby was arrested for a drug charge he faces a felony charge and assault charge for pushing the sheriff. the person who picked him up will face charges. the search is on going, authorities believe he is out of the area. they will do what they can to track him down. reporting live in doylestown, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> after more than a year of pretrial hearings opening statements begin in the sexual assault trial against comedian bill cosby. the 79-year-old arrived at 8:45 a.m. he is charged with sexually assaulting a former temple university employee back in 2004. katherine scott is live outside the courthouse with the very latest. katherine? >> reporter: alicia, that's right, opening statements got underway this morning.
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there were no cameras or transmission inside the courtroom. right now the defense is addressing the jury inside montgomery county courthouse. there's such an interest in the case there's a primary courtroom and overflow courtroom for additional reporters and members of the general public. let's start with video of bill cosby arriving. he is charged with aggravated indecent assault. he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constan at his home in cheltenham in 2004. judge opened the day by speaking to the jurors they were selected in allegheny county and sequestered throughout the course of the trial. the judge met with each one of them individually and addressed them in open court and talked about following the court's instructions to maintain a fair and impartial trial. then it was time for the prosecution to give their opening statement. the assistant attorney said
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trust betrayal and consent was violated. he placed a young trusting woman into a state where she she could not say no. constan believed the pills were her balance supplements and left her frozen and powerless. the defense is addressing the jury. the attorney said the only thing worse than sexual assault is a false accusation which is an attack on human dignity that could destroy a life. constan and another past aaccuser is expected to testify at the trial. cosby himself is not expected to
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testify. trial will continue this afternoon. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> our coverage continues at trial. there we'll continue to have the latest updates for you on the proceedings today. we've posted a timeline of events leading up to the day in court and a closer look at the key figures involved in the high profile case. developing 6 people are dead including a gunman after a workplace shooting in orlando, florida. the gunman was a 45-year-old disgruntle employee who was recently fired. the shooting happened inside a business that manufactures awnings. four victims were pronounced at the scene. a 5th victim died at the hospital. the gunman shot and killed himself. this was not the first time to be called to the business because of this particular suspect. >> the subject who is responsible for the deaths this morning was the subject of a
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workplace violence incident in which he allegedly battered another employee here in the business. >> now, police have added that the shooting is not terror related. following last week's terror attack in london uk prime minister teresa may is calling for a crackdown on the internet being used to promote terror acts. she wants social media companies to take more responsibility in identifying terrorists. they have arrested a number of people in connection with the attack. three men swerved a van into ridge and went on a knife rampage. seven people died and dozens were injured. the islamic state group claimed responsibility for the attacks, all three suspects were killed by police. the terror attack in london
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sparked president trump's latest twitter firestorm as he doubles down on a push for a travel ban. people the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever we want, i can call what we need and what it is, a travel ban. he said the should have stood by his original travel ban notol wicalt version. 16-year-old dead inside a second tried as juveniles. in chester manhunt for the suspect wanted h cerebral end.baker in ewchlan tr mock the victim outside the high street before punching chae
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nssault and related for unrelatd bucks flying over the area of county feasterville this morning. look bear running through the back yartd near yard near the the same bear was ssunday. it was spotted in doylestown la the look oyster ben franklin bridge we've -- over the ben franklin bridge, it's a scene we're familiar with. meteorologist david murphy has a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i was thinking we could leave that back in may and move on to june. >> reporter: not today. we have light rain overtaking the center portion of the region it's fairly light highlighted in
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lighter shades of green. you can see out to the west of us northwest there's a little bit of a heavier shower these training west to east. if you're in honeybrook the western edge. chester county and points east of that, you may finds you get one of these cells and another and another and another after that. we have seen lightning earlier with this. i don't see it right now. as we look at the wider view, again what you're seeing around philadelphia is lighter precipitation, most of it just to the south of the city. although to the western delaware county we're starting to see that. the lighter shade of green is the lightest precipitation, the light sprinkles and showers. every now and then toward wilmington there's darker shade of green that pops up. final down the shore there's a second system as we take a look at the movement of this from west to east, a second system that is developing off the delmarva, producing heavier rain off the coast of south jersey
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and delaware so far light stuff in and around cape may itself. there's a possibility that you get heavier stuff later on out of the southern system. the wide view on satellite andld cover out there, the rain which will be in and out of the picture the rest of the afternoon and into the evening. with the light sprinkle activity developing we have 72 degrees in philadelphia. 72 in allentown. 70 dowfnt shore in cape may -- down the shore in cape may. 07 in wilmington. alicia there's a chance of late day and evening thunderstorm activity particularly north and west of philadelphia, i'll track that on future tracker 6 coming up. >> thank you. still to come on "action news" at noon, the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed a man inside a west oak lane home. the u.s. government owns a new probe into jeep following a rash of complaints about the automakers air bags.
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>> a tractor-trailer went you mean -- up in flames following a crash in new castle county this morning. the tractor-trailer was carrying so i beans when it crashed near the intersection of lancaster pike and newport gap pike in hockessin 6:45 a.m. the vehicle rolled over and
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became engulfed in flames. the good news, nobody was hurt, the southbound lanes of lancaster pike were shut down briefly. it has been reopened. no word on what caused the crash. this noon the search continues for a gunman who shot and killed a man during an invasion in the west oak lane section. the intruders kicked in the back door of the home on north 16th street around 1:00 a.m. the 29-year-old victim was sitting on the couch when he was shot at pointblank range. at least 11 shots were fired. the victim was pronounced at the scene. it's unclear if anything was taken from the home. the government is investigating complaints that air bag control computers in jeep liberty suvs can fail. that means the air bag systems might not operate properly in the crash. this covers 2012 models. the national highway traffic administration received 44 complaints, but no reported
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injuries so far. fiat chrysler said they are cooperating the only safety device is a headrest that moves to prevent injuries if a crash happens. a 94-year-old woman ran her way into the history books at the san diego rock and roll half marathon this weekend. look at her. harriet thompson, two time cancer survivor and grandmother set the record as the oldest woman to compete in the halfrs t woman to compete a fulle partic6 times since 1999 and raised $115,000 for the lou keep maria and lymphoma socie harriet. a new study on babies sleeping habits challenges recommendations from the american academy of pediatrics we have the details when "action
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news" at noon continues.
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>> starting next year google chrome browser is expected to help internet users to combat atd ads without installed ad blockers. they will minimize the type of ads coopers don't like, huge ads that don't go away and video ads
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that play with the sound on. "healthcheck" babies may sleep longer in their rooms. this is according to a new study, babies who slept alone at 4 months have longer stretches of uninterpreted sleep. but the same amount of sleep of babies who slept if their parents' room. the findings come from the american academy of pediatrics which recommends parents share a room but not a bad with their infants for 6 months. "action news" is working on stories at 4:00 p.m. is your phone spying on you while you shop. 70% of retail ads do that to save you money. there's a way to protect your privacy while picking up the deals. that's coming up at 4:00 p.m. this is 8-year-old mill j hernandez, she loves -- mille hernandez, she loves playing
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soccer and she loves her short hair. but she can't have both. accuweather is coming up next at noon, meteorologist david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> well if you can'o
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see the sun, it will make an appearance david is telling us at some point, people will be complaining about it's too hot in the near future. >> reporter: 6, 7 days, it will be a different ballgame. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we have green across the region. as we go in tight on norristown and phoenixville and north of honeybrook chester county we have a series of showers that
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are moving through and every now and then we get a rumble of thunder and lightening strike out of this. ten minutes ago i saw that. if you're farther to the east you can see it come into wore worecester. down the shore you have a lighter shower and philadelphia light stuff with the lighter shade of green. the yellow and orange you have to worry about. that will slow you down on the roads. some of the heavier stuff missing the shore will pop through later on. stepping outside, we've sky6 live hd there's the cloud cover over cape may, new jersey, not a great beach day, even though the temperatures will get into the low 70s later on. 72 degrees is where we are right now in philadelphia. the winds out of the west/southwest light as expected, 6 miles per hour per hour, the big issue the light rain pushing in from the west.
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75 in millville. 70 in cape may. 75 in dover as we take a look at future tracker 6 you can see that we are looking at the emergence of some of the shower activity down the shore. up until 3:00 p.m. you have a shot at that. the latest model run has showers and thunderstorms coming into philadelphia around 3:00 p.m. or so. this model may be pushing this a lot farther south, but it's possible. if you ever plans to head out later in the day, you might want to keep an umbrella handy. i think when i dressed the kids this morning i said they may or may not need it on the way home, it's possible. 6:00 p.m. more rain down to the south. the next feature we're watching north and west philadelphia, see the storm up near the poconos. there's a chance some of the precipitation makes it into airlden town and reading -- allentown and reading and holding in the northern suburbs. if you hear a rumble of thunder
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take cover because there could be a chance of potentially becoming strong enough to produce damaging winds gusts and damaging hail north and west of philadelphia. at the shore, mostly showers mostly cloudy, high of 73. in philadelphia, in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast you see a high of 79 today with clouds and sunny breaks not out of the question, but mainly cloudy and the shower and thunderstorm chance at times. tomorrow, cooler, afternoon showers possible again. 68 degrees all the way down to 65 on wednesday, clouds and spotty shower there, mainly dry. on thursday, clouds and sun, 67 we'll have to allow for a shower. i don't think it's much. alicia friday looks great, 75 nice, for the weekend we're back in the 80s the only chance of the weekend rain appears to be saturday afternoon and evening
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with a spotty thunderstorm. >> you know we're looking for a good beach weekend around here. >> reporter: we'll get one mainly around this weekend. >> we'll take mainly. wonder woman takes the top spot at the box office and breaks a record. the music named the best two years ago comes to philadelphia. karen rogers has a preview of fun home when "action news" returns. >> hello, again, rick williams
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and sarah bloomquist are off, i'm alicia vitarelli here's the stories we're working on "action news" at 12:30, a 12 member jury selected from the pittsburgh area is in the montgomery county courtroom for the start of the bill cosby sex assault trial. a prisoner who faked an illness in bucks county escaped and is on the run, but may have left the area. gunfire rings out at an orlando industrial park and leaves several people done. the sexual assault trial for bill cosby has begun. he is accused of a giving a temple university employee drugs and sexually assaulted her. vernon odem is live outside the courthouse in norristown with the latest.
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vernon. >> reporter: good afternoon, alicia, cosby's trial is indeed finally underway. dramatic opening statements this morning from the prosecution and the defense team dominated this opening session. after 18 months of pretrial hearings and legal maneuvers the


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