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to sunset is indefinitely closed to the public. >> the calls for help came before 11:00 this morning. >> the black male subject with a hood over his face and the female in the park with a gun. >> that female was a 19-year-old jogger, she dialed 911 after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at gun point inside of the norristown farm park. cop cars and flashing lights flooded the area and the victim was taken to einstein hospital and the incident left that use the parka larged. >> nervous to go back out there. i'll share it and hopefully we'll buddy up and not walk alone. >> we are here all the time. it's just, it's a nice neighborhood and everything like that. i never saw anything to worry about here. >> again, authorities are
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looking for an african-american man with a dark hoody and anyone that may have witnessed someone fit that description exiting or entering at this time is asked to contact detectives. >> police identified the man wanted for two violent attacks one in haverford township. derek rollins is considered armed and dangerous. and fired shots at a vehicle in overton park and then shot john lee outside of an apartment in haverford township. this morning officers recovered his vehicle a volvo. well, a home that exploded in lancaster county killing one utility worker was caused in part by a leaking gas plain. the ntsb released their report on the explosion and here is a
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report of the before and after photos in millersville and the house exploded before 1:00 in the afternoon that day. as four utility workers were on the job in the area. three of them were hurt and one lost his life. the ntsb report reveal that hours prior to the explosion someone smelled natural gas and called the gas company and they determined the levels were unsafe and the one resident inside was evacuated. the report stated in addition to the home's leaking gas main the sewer main in the front yard was missing its cap. >> several beach front blocks in margate are turn nood a stagnant lake following heavy rain over the weekend and a dune project is blamed. it has gotten so bad access areas to the beach that had water are now closed and that the standing water could be a health hazard. john rawlins is live with the latest on this ongoing problem.
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>> reporter: good evening. the health issue is the mayor here in margate says there is contamination in that water, presumably bacterial contamination, he is waiting for final results on that. and now the core of engineers is pumping this out directly into the ocean, and then they will study and look for any possible contamination once it's in the ocean. >> the water is really dirty, i don't like going in. >> it's a tough summer at margate beach and numbers are down as they -- this view from drone 6 after the weekend's storm the water in the basins did not drain away instead stagnant ponds resist and residents think that the basins were poorly designed. >> any elementary school kid knew it was saturated sand, it
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could not absorb more and the feds are talking about putting sand back into the basins but first water has to be removed and pumped were brought in and the idea is to pump the water directly into the ocean. margate tried to stop the project and the current basin issue angered residents and now going to court to stop the current work says the mayor. >> we are having a special meeting and the point of discussion is whether to hire an attorney to apply for a temporary restraining order -- >> at this point i'm positive that will pass. >> reporter: well, a live picture right now of one of the basins here, the water is receding on its own but not quickly. it's suppose to happen in 24 hours and now it's been three or four days. the meeting should be vocal and people are concerned and the
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residents in the city of margate tried to stop the project twice before the project starts and now considering going back to court for a third time. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. tropical storm emily is downgraded to a depression but before it went back out to sea it slammed the gulf coast hard. some areas got as much as 8 inches of rain prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency, torrential rain and winds shut down the sunshine sky way bridge for sometime. and 18,000 homes and businesses lost power at the peak of that storm. turning to our forecast, the humidity has crept back into the region and temperatures in the 90s and while it may be hot at least it's dry. sky 6 hd looking live at penn's landing and accuweather says we have a few more hot days. meteorologist, cecily tynan, at the big board. >> welcome to august. it certainly feels like it. philadelphia 91 degrees and
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trenton 89 and wilmington 88 and a little bit cooler down the shore cape may 85 and reading 87 degrees. you can feel the difference in the air mass. yesterday at this time. we had dew points in the 50s across a large portion of our viewing area and now dew points in most areas are sneaking into the 60s and right along the coast you see the dew points in some areas in the low 70s. the humidity is creeping up, the heat is creeping up and we do have a few pop-up downpours, double scan live radar showing this activity is concentrated farther up to the north, lehigh valley and poconos and northern berks county. these are air mass downpours, due to the heat of the day popping up and raining themselves out and as we head through the week we'll see more of this activity. the evening planner a warm one at 8:00, 83 degrees 10:00, 79 degrees and humidity is high and overnight low 73 degrees. i'm tracking much cooler air on
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the way and details on when that arrives in the accuweather forecast. >> thanks. time now for a check of the "action news" traffic report tuesday night. matt pellman is in the traffic center, how is the evening shaping up. as we look live at the schuylkill expressway westbound side backing up approaching the boulevard from this point approaching belmont and the schuylkill every lane looks different and some are million dollars or freshly paved and some have original pavement. otherwise no accidents just some normal afternoon volume. on another chunk of 76 there is a crash the pennsylvania turnpike past 29 the easy pass only exit. speeds are in the teens coming west of valley forge even though the crash is mostly on the shoulder. also watching a new crash in white marsh township by the giant store, a busy intersection of ridge pike and butler pike. and upper chichester, willow brook apartments the wreck at
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mill road. south jersey a vehicle that flipped over at 206 in southhampton township. that is in the process of clearing out that is good news. and issues in south jersey this morning, what a mess at 42 northbound but this afternoon you are moving fine northbound toward 295, no delays at this point. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> all right we'll see you then. thanks matt. >> a heart pounding performance checking out the concert this morning at the man center in fairmount park. popular dance company called step africa performed for a young audience as part of the mann center's free concert for the summer. dance to heavy percussion mesmerized the kids and giving them a taste of african culture. >> coming up the only tool that reverses sudden cardiac arrest.
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thanks to the nfl automated external defibrillators are being installed in places in philadelphia. and find out what made this visit by the philly phanatic extra special.
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delaware state police say that the skeletal remains discovered near a music center are identified. wronging to a 40-year-old woman named linda moore. her remains are discovered on the night of june 15th in a wooded area at a firefly music festival in dover. >> a couple is missing in the desert in southern california tonight. they have not been seen for almost six days. 20-year-old rachel disappeared at joshua tree national park. both went missing while heading toward a canyon. their lexus was recovered by the park's west entrance and all the belongings were found in the hotel room. foul play is not suspected yet.
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and the associate the press looked into the recall of more than 21 million takata airbag inflater, the ones with the highest risk were still in use in cars as of march 31st and that makes unlikely they will meet the deadline to finish the recalls. experts are weighing in on a threat from donald trump because of the collapse of obama care and for months the president is saying he wants to stop billions in government payments that -- to assistance to low income consumers but such a tactic could backfire handing them a solid court case against the government. the attorney general is trying to inveen to secure the payments. and health reporter, and registered nurse, ali gorman is
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at the big board. >> all the rain that we had during july the mosquito populations are growing and so are the number of mosquitos carrying west nile virus, in recent weeks dozens of mosquitos in our area have tested positive. so far there are not any human cases, the tiger mosquito is the prime carrier of west nile. they bite day and night. insect repellant is a must any time outdoors. another tip keep a fan nearby and mosquitos don't bite in wind over 10 miles per hour. on your porch like a fan you can run that could significantly cut down the mosquito activity. screens on every window can also help and get rid of any standing water and tiger mosquitos only need an ounce of water to breed. >> some italian doctors say that
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the mediterranean diet has a hitch working better for the rich than the poor. only the rich saw a lower risk of heart disease, they believe that wealthier volunteers could buy healthier quality foods and it calls for fresh produce, nuts and fish and poultry. thanks to a generous donation 18,000 children will be better protected in the community by having a life saving device close by. >> philadelphia 18 police athletic league centers, each have an automatic defibrillator or aed. presented to pal officers at training camp this morning. the total cost was about $20,000 and they were purchased by three groups, the simon fund and nfl
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draft committee and visitors bureau foundation. >> sudden cardiac arrest takes the lives of thousands of kids every year, and the number one cause of death of student athletes if the only thing that can save them is this, we can find ways to get them where kids learn and play. >> of course having them at the center benefits the kids and benefits adults that live there. it's something you hope to never have to use but if someone were to have cardiac arrest having an aed close by could be the difference between life and death. they talk about empowering health care for african-americans. today. the scientistic assembly wrapped up tomorrow at the convenience center. they are talking about medical advances, health policy priorities and more. ♪
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today is national startup day as a big dream filters something small to mark the ocean congressman lisa blunt rochester stopped by next fab a
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startup in one of the fastest growing neighborhoods. they are counting the determination of small businesses. the grocery store chain aldis is olding a job fair tomorrow in three locations in the philadelphia region. people looking for work bring their resumes to three locations. the hiring event will run from noon until 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. the company is specifically looking for store associates and shift managers. more people in the u.s. bought homes in the month of june ending a three month decline in sales. the housing market is dealing with a shortage of properties listed for sale. those that purchased homes during the downturn are listing them for a nice profit and home prices are climbing higher than wages, making people unable to buy a more expensive property. >> some children got to enjoy
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the philly fanatic in the overbrook section. [ applause ] >> kids in the early childhood program for the overbrook school for the blind got to hear and see the fun that the fanatic does bring part of the philly fun program. and pretzels and tasty cakes too. >> still to come on "action news" at 5:00. a check of the forecast for you. lets take you live sky 6 hd showing you center city philadelphia from the temple university camera, cecily tynan has the accuweather forecast. ur. all blinds! all shades! the entire store! buy one get one half off. it's our biggest sale of the year! come celebrate and save. blinds to go. blinds for life.
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time now for the accuweather forecast. details for the rest of our week ahead. the heat is on for the rest of the work week. live on sky 6 hd over to cape may where if you were on vacation down the shore this week, you picked a great week it's hot and getting more humid. you probably heard the saying it's heat and humidity. or a combination of both. we are rising dew points into the mid-60s. that is a rising moisture in the air. it changes with temperatures. when you v dew points mid-60s to
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70 it's noticeably humid. that is the way it feels now more humid than yesterday and the dew points continue to climb through the week. right now the heat index matches the heat index in philadelphia. 91 degrees. and the air temperature in the upper 80s but add the humidity it feels like 92 and trenton 90 and cape may, it feels better 88 degrees. we do have some scattered pop-up showers and thunderstorms, i want to point out this cell just to the east of allentown over bethlehem. some heavy downpours and lightning and this basically rains themselves out and as we head through tomorrow. i think we'll see more widespread shower and thunderstorm activity in the afternoon which we don't really need coming off a wet july. atlantic city getting six inches above normal. more than 10 inches of rain in july and reading 8.5, and
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allentown 8 inches and philadelphia about an inch above normal. more than 5 inches of rain. warm and humid. 67 degrees in the suburbs and 74 for center city. future tracker 6 showing as we head through the day we could see activity popping up around lunch time. the bulk of it will hold off until the afternoon. the heating of the day, we get showers and thunderstorms, and everything really begins to dissipate as we head to the evening hours once the sunsets. scattered showers and thunderstorm activity and 90 tomorrow, bump it up to 90 degrees and friday up to 92 degrees, a front could bring us showers and thunderstorms and now it looks like saturday will likely be dry. and afternoon clouds and sunshine lower humidity and 84 degrees, sunday sunny and beautiful and comfortableably school with a high of 92
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degrees, adam will let you know if we keep that. coming up in the forecast. >> much more to come in the next half hour of "action news" at 5:00. a curious tortoise that went on quite an adventure. we'll tell you about sheldon's wild vacation. >> and senator cory booker released new legislation involving marijuana. we'll have the details. and live at eagles training camp.
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adventure-seekers -- check. magi-questers -- yep. never-grow-olders -- double check. the only we're missing is you. great wolf lodge. everybody in. "action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" tuesday night. moralegations with the infamous meeting with donald trump jr. and russians tied to the kremlin. we are live with the latest. and we breathe into air every day including pennsylvania and delaware. and the case of animal abuse broadcast on social media, the search is on for the person that forced a baby alligator to smoke a cigarette. >> and breaking news out of
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washington. president trump's choice to replace james comey has just been confirmed. the senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of christopher rey from the judiciary committee last month. he replaces comey who was fired by trump back in may during the investigation into russia's meddling into the election and ties to the trump campaign. christopher rey is confirmed as the next fbi director. >> the white house now says that president trump weighed in on the first statement that donald trump jr. made about the nature of his meeting with russian nation lifts. >> reporter: good evening. as you said the white house admitting that president trump weighed in on that initial statement a direct contradiction from what we hear from president trump's own attorney. >> new white house chief of
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staff john kelly's first order of business curbing the chaos in the west wing. the military man already exercising influence on day one with the resignation of white house communication director anthony scaramucci. and now a new crisis. that president trump dictated the initial misstatement religioused by donald trump jr. and the meeting that he had with several russians was about aadoptions and not a campaign issue. >> the president didn't sign off on anything he was coming back from the g-20 and not involved in that. and the legal team denying involvement. but sources for abc news and the "washington post" are refuting that and don jr. releasing the email chain confirming it was campaign related and he was told that the meeting would be with a
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russian lawyer that had dirt on hillary clinton. >> the idea that the president drafted a statement that was misleading a big problem for the white house who is saying he was not involved. >> the white house insisting he was not directly involved in writing the statement and that the original statement was accurate. >> he did not dictate, but like i said he weighed in and offered suggestion like any father would do. >> sara sanders is calling it a pr stunt and a phoney false narrative. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. >> vice president mike pence says that president trump has a new package of sanctions against russia, pence is visiting the former severeate georgia. and that trump will sign it soon. >> that we are unified in our message to russia.
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the better relationship and lifting of sanctions will have to lift the items that caused the sanctions in the first place. attorney general, jeff sessions, was in atlanta georgia, to speak to the organization of black law enforcement executives telling them that law enforcement is essential and don't often get the credit they deserve. >> there is a fact that you can't have safety and comfortable in a thriving community without an effective police department. and that the police department reflects the society we are entrusted with protecting. >> president trump is often criticizing sessions into recusing himself from the russian investigation in the tampering in the 2016 election and he says he will continue to serve until he is asked not to. david muir will have more on
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today's top stories, including the latest news from the nation's capital. watch it all tonight at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. >> in other news pennsylvania, delaware and 13 other states are filing a lawsuit over dirty possibly harmful air in our cities. pennsylvania attorney general josh shapiro and governor tom wolf announced the details, they are ewing the epa because they say it has delayed of imitation of tougher air quality standards, the lawsuit says that the standards should take effect as soon as possible to reduce harmful smog. >> pennsylvanians suffer an early death because of high levels of smog that is the second highest number in the entire country after only the state of california. >> the epa says it does not comment on penning cases. the massive effort continues
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to clear a half mile stretch of conrail tracks of par fill ale yeah and trash known as a haven for drug addicts over the year left a half million used syringes and trash here. conrail and the city teamed up to move the debris with construction equipment. and fences are installed to keep trespassers out as well. booker made the announcement today in a facebook live video. he says the legislation is needed because current federal laws again marijuana unfairly affect poor and minority citizens that are subject to arrest more so than those that are wealthy and white. this comes after jeff sessions launched a crack down on marijuana use in the u.s. a case of animal cruelty is under investigation after someone shared the incident on snap chat.
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a young man forcing this baby alligator to drink alcohol and putting a cigarette in its mouth. and the spca is looking for the offenders who they are and where the abuse took place. >> people think they are bullet proof a lot of time. and they don't go to the eventual end resultses and we get a lot of cases on social media of people doing really heinous things, whether it be to an animal or person, and unfortunately the shock value is going down and down. >> once authorities locate the alligator the spca may seize it from its owner. runners and walkers and cyclers have to find a new way to access the schuylkill river trail. they close the the crossing gates this morning and. csx is replacing rail ties. time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report on a tuesday. >> see it travel has trailed off
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on a tuesday night? >> no, not so much. still busy out there 202 on this first afternoon of august it's a slow go like most afternoons by route 29 great valley down to the route 30 bypass and the on going construction zone on the off ramp from 202 southbound. that is the reason the delays are back as they used to always be. 202 southbound is the better bet than the pennsylvania turnpike this afternoon. there is a wreck a back one past malvern, the easy pass only exit. it's attracting a lot of attention. speeds of 20 miles per hour west of valley forge, elsewhere in chester county, bondsville road by the mcdonald's, that is clearing out. and a wreck along baltimore avenue at monroe street and 352 is mostly blocked off 252 could
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be a possible alternate around that. king of prussia if you head to wegmans to do some shopping, look for a crash along sweedesford road at market street and debris along black rock road at second avenue and a crash along 29 collegeville road. and issue on either side of 422, and 422 itself has westbound slowing and that is the case on the schuylkill and 95 as well. typical afternoon delays. keep in mind for overnight construction. that is not where you want to be. rick and monica thank you again. a traveler thought she was being smart hiding her belongings in a trick safe but her plan backfired. why an american tourist is sitting in a jail cell facing criminal charges. >> but a tortoise ended far from home and now we'll talk about
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sheldon's adventures straight ahead. and a check of the forecast with meteorologist, adam joseph. >> you should have seen me last night trying to run. we'll talk about the heat and humidity and 91 degrees was the high in philadelphia above the 87 degrees and more 90s on the way and big changes for the seven day in accuweather. and we'll head out to jeff skversky live at eagles training camp in south philadelphia when "action news" comes right back.
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the parents of a 12-year-old new jersey girl that committed suicide say that her school district is to blame. malory griffin's parents say that snap chat was used by several female students to tease her for months and the district did not address the pleas to make the teasing top. the district has not commented on the lawsuit. and a woman is living a nightmare in a honduras jail. amanda laroque is a bar owner in raleigh, south carolina. she went to honduras to look at
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properties and bought a fake can for hiding valuables but airport security says they opened the can and found white powder in the bottom. laroque says she is innocent and the white particles are plastic and the state department is also investigating. eagles training camp continues in south philadelphia tonight. jeff skversky is live now with more on what is going on. >> hey guys, eagles quarterback carson wentz without the top three weapons on offense. blunt out for personal reasons and jeffrey and smith both missing practice because of minor injuries. smith has back spasms and jeffrey a shoulder injury from saturday and doug peets pet peterson do you plays it. it felt like the hottest day of
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training camp under the bright sun as they begin live hitting and tackling for the first time with drills. and carson wentz had agholor and johnson as it's wideouts. an undrafted rookie is catching the attention of everyone out here without their star studs. >> things go down and alshon and tory are both a big part of what we do but getting guys like johnson out there, you see them making plays and someone goes down and someone steps in and not miss a beat and obviously we miss those guys but we are not too worried about it. >> it's huge you want to show the coaches you put me out there with the first group and the offense won't miss a beat and i can make plays and it's a confidence builder when the staff looks back at the film. >> now the film has not been
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great on the eagles corner. it's bigger concern. the severs are dominating the corners day in and day out of the drills, robertson admits to having a bad day. >> a terrible day for me. terrible. you know, we have a lot of expectations for us. and i didn't have a good day today. nobody is counting. sometimes you have days like that but have you to bounce back. you have to keep going. especially db have you to keep doing your best. >> a very candid patrick robertson there. could the phillies have another good day out on the baseball field they are out in anaheim looking to win six in a row for the first time in months. they are red hot over a four game sweep over the atlanta
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braves and the phillies are unreal and thanks to the resensuccess they are no longer the worst team in baseball and the younger players are finally stepping up and pete mackanin is happy about that. >> i like the energy of the youth. it's fun to watch these guys. and i think there is some competition there. and the competition comes from results that certain players get that is what we are seeing now and hopefully it continues through the ends of the season. >> and hopefully it continues tonight with starter aaron nola on the mound he was on fire in july. 1.32 era. more coming up in sports at 6:00. live at eagles team headquarters in philadelphia. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you jeff. hundreds of delaware young professionals attended a conference to learn the best way to grow careers and have an impact on the communities. the summit was held in
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for the gold fish second-chance drawing with $10,000 prizes. happy days are here again. that brought a smile to the birthday girl in voorhees new jersey, the tilly the beautiful queen turned 105 today. see her crown there and had her cake and ate it too. she got hugs at evesham senior living. happy birthday tilly. >> that is great. big smile on her face. all right good reason to celebrate. >> meteorologist, adam joseph is here now. the first day of august and the first day of a possible heat
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wave. 91 degrees today and stretch the 90s through the rest of the week with pop-ups here and there. the action cam at fairmount park near the please touch me museum. and dots with cumulous clouds. and developed into downpours and a random thunderstorm. we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan and we see one in eastern and southern parts of chester county and malvern and northeastern parts of philadelphia a quick downpour popping up here and lightning and thunder out of allentown a thunderstorm drifting and these are not moving all that quickly and where they popped up they are releasing quite a bit of rain in a short amount of time. otherwise for the rest of the overnight hours, outside of the shot of an isolate the downpour or storm. most of us are quiet and warm and humid. 68 allentown and dover to cape may. sitting at the 70 degree mark. as we go into the middle of the week much of the same hazy hot
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and humid out there. touching at 90 degrees in the afternoon. 89 degrees at 8:00 a stray shower or thunderstorm. in certain locations during the day tomorrow as well. a lot of them will miss most of the area. 91 in philadelphia, that was the high of the day so far. 89 in trenton and cooler temperatures to the north in the lower 80s because the clouds and hit or miss downpours or storms that are generally drifting into the lehigh valley. up into the poconos and 88 in millville and at the shore cape may at 82 degrees. satellite and radar, the weak boundary off to the north and west firing up some of those scattered storms and delaware and most of new jersey we are full of sunshine at this time. tropical depression emily, east of jacksonville, florida. disorganized and it remains that way out to sea and no threat to the u.s. coastline and not much of a threat of rip current risks
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either. tomorrow afternoon you see again pop-ups around especially philadelphia north and west at 2:00 in the afternoon, shore tomorrow and no risk of storms there and lots of sunshine. hit around 90 again hazy and humid and isolated storm and the front triggering them stays there into thursday and more of the same feeling more humid as temperatures hit around 91 degrees on thursday. for the shore tomorrow weak sea breeze and warm ocean. 79 and low 80s for highs and a mixture of sun and clouds and humid down there. low risk for rip currents and 84 degrees for the beaches in delaware. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast the next three days will be thrown into one category here. hot, a tad bit humid and scattered downpours and thunderstorms very typical this time of year but any of those that develop could release quite a bit of rain if they don't move all that quickly and a front moves through on saturday,
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returning sun in the afternoon and dropping humidity and 84 and beautiful on sunday 82 degrees and staying below normal monday and tuesday, low 80s with sun and clouds and squeeze out the 90s this week and next week much much cooler. >> thank you adam. this reminder get the updated forecast any time on your tablet or phone and real time views from stormtracker 6 live double scan. well, a tortoise is back with letter family in delaware tonight after ending up on vacation several states away. and an "action news" viewer brought a happy ending to the story. sheldon was found by someone that took her to the wild animal rescue in bear, delaware this summer, since sheldon was not tagged. the woman that runs it center to south carolina to the reptile sanctuary and saw the report that sheldon was missing and got the sanctuary to send sheldon back. >> i'll try to put a tracker on
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her, it has a thing that is suppose to be sitting on top of herschel and we can track her down next time if she happens to get out. >> she moves at that pace -- sheldon lived in claymont for 27 years.
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♪ monica is standing by with these stories next at 6:00. tracking developments as police try to track down a man that attacked a runner this morning. and police want to talk to the man that scaled city hall. a 96-year-old woman from south jersey gets her high school diploma forced to leave school at the age of 13 but never gave up her dream of finishing her education. i'll have that story coming up.
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we take some unexpected extra steps to raise healthy chickens with no antibiotics ever. for example, thyme. it's part of our 100% veggie diet and helps support their immune system. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever. "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers. cecily tynan and jim gardner. it is tuesday night and the big story on "action news" is sexual assault in a popular montgomery county park. police rush to the scene after a 19-year-old woman was assaulted while running shortly before 11:00 this morning. now the search is on for her
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attackers. lets go live to the crime scene and "action news" reporter, christie aleto. what is the latest there? >> reporter: the park is shut down to the public as police investigate what exactly happened inside and a lot of joggers say there is a lot of foot traffic in the area there are parts of the trail that are isolated. >> call the police, there were two people running alongside of me saying they were going to call the police. >> she was 20 minutes into her run when those around here suddenly panics. >> you didn't put two and two together that this was actually happened. >> no, i didn't know it was happening. >> authorities say that female was a 19-year-old jogger she dialed 911 moments after she was allegedly sexually assaulted in broad daylight and at gun point while inside of the morristown farm park. >> not something i would expect here.


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