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>> took a big drop, baby screaming, people in front of using hitting the ceiling. >> passengers recall terrifying movements on a plane bound for philadelphia. violent turbulence sending ten people to the hospital. fans are invited to another free eagles practice at the rink. >> another rollover, the powerball payout is bigger this morning and the swelling mega millions jackpot is up, too. >> a beautiful shot there,
chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. no rain this morning. >> reporter: it's almost fall like, the skies for the most part are partly cloudy to mostly clear. it's a refreshing morning around the delaware and lehigh valleys. 49 in lake harmony, 54 in quakertown. that's chilly stuff especially for the month of august. pottstown, 504. 59 in media. coatesville, 57. hammonton, 59 degrees, just like yesterday we'll see a mixture of sun and clouds this afternoon. as you look toward the left there's clouds associated with the system that will swing through on monday. in anther meantime today, it should stay quiet. sun and clouds, another pleasant afternoon it's a struggle to reach 80 degrees. the surrounding suburbs in the
70s. jersey shore, 79. the lehigh valley, 77. so that's a quick check of the forecast for now, when i come back in just a few minutes, we'll focus on the system arriving monday, could bring another round of drenching thunderstorms to the area. i'll have the timing in just a bit. >> the search is on for a gunman who shot a 52-year-old man on his way home from work in west philadelphia. the victim got off the bus at 56th and market at 2:30 a.m. he was walking to the house when the shooter approached him firing once into his chest. the victim managed to walk to his nearby home and call 911. he is hospitalized with critical injuries. a knife fight in hunting park section landed two men in the hospital. police say they got into an argument in the bar and spilled out into east allegheny avenue.
one man was stabbed in the chest the other in the torso. >> 15 heart stopping seconds that's how people are describing the turbulence that rattled a flight heading to philadelphia. ten people had to be taken to the hospital when the plane landed. trish hartman talked to the passengers about the nerve wracking moments. >> reporter: listening to the airline flight 759 to land, you would never know about the turbulence that occurredded moments earlier. passengers fresh off the flight said the turbulence lasted for 15 seconds as drinks were being served. it it started shaking, took a drop, baby screaming people in front of us hitting the ceiling. there was blood they said it was unexpected turbulence. >> the plane dropped, you know. a flight attendant, i think she
was pushing the cart, she was in the aisle she fall over and the cart fall on her. >> reporter: officials say the plane landed safely at philadelphia international at 3:10 p.m., three passengers and seven crew members were taken to area hospitals. that passenger's wife was on board and tweeting about experience. turbulence on flight so ininsane, a flight attendant dislocated shoulder. the fire commissioner tweeted photos of the response with aircraft rescue and other units after the plane landed. several passengers praised american airlines the crew on board and the airlines response after it happened.
faa will be investigating the incident. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> 6:04 a.m. president donald trump is applauding a new round of economic sanctions against north korea, the latest fallout from the recent nuclear missile test. he tweeted u.n. security council voted for sanctions against north korea. president trump has prodded china to take a harder stance against north korea which is a trading partner with north korea. rex tillerson he will talk to north korea only if it retreats from using nuclear weapons. at that cloud hangs over the white house as president trump spends a few weeks away from washington. >> reporter: day one of the president's 17 day working vacation at his luxury golf
resort in new jersey with the special counsel investigating russian meddling is not taking a break. new york times reports that the special counsel investigators have requested documents from the white house related to former national security advisor michael flynn and questioned whether the turkey issue government secretly paid flynn for lobbying work. one of the russian officials flynn met with former ambassador defended flynn on a russian tv panel saturday saying his talks with flynn were transparent focused on u.s./russia relations and the two never discussed u.s. punitive sanctions. while the president is away, the construction workers started a $3.5 million renovation at the oval office. the walls are bear the resolute
desk removed. the building heating and air-conditioning system is being replaced. white house officials say it made sense for the president to decamp for what's being called a working vacation. over the years, the trump denigrated barack obama for taking too much time off. this is trump's first full vacation, but he made 12 trips to his own resorts, including 7 to florida and five to his golf course in new jersey. >> in a tweet the president denied he is on vacation, he said he is working in bedminster new jersey as long-planned construction is being done at the white house. the president goes on to say, this is not a vacation, meeting and calls, he is mixing in downtown like this video sent into "action news" you can see the president posing in golf attire for a selfie at a wedding
reception. george stephanopoulos goes one on one with kellyanne conway. catch this week beginning at 10:30. >> the eagles are back at the linc this morning holding their last practice that's open to fans. ment gates to the stadium open in just a few hours, the practice begins at 10:00. it is slated to last two hours, you do not need a ticket to get in. the eagles kick off their preseason schedule on thursday in green bay. jeff skeverski tells you about a crash fours for the top draft pick. two big lottery jackpots are getting bigger. put them together and $650 million are up for grabs in the powerball and mega millions drawing. that's a whole lot of money, right? nobody matched all the numbers in the 287 million-dollar powerball drawing, but one
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with more than 8 inches of rain. man, look at this. some streets water was three feet deep. the entire city was under a flash flood warning until late last night. this was the second storm in two weeks to cause serious flooding in the big easy. emergency crews had to pull five people from swift moving floodwaters, flood watches were issued for several parts of the city. it took a while for the roads to
recede until it was passable again. >> reporter: we had a nice little pool party, all the kids coming over. it was actually chilly when you're getting out of the water, it was actually chilly. speaking of chilly, we have some locations in the 40s, as nydia mentioned it is nice and refreshing a nice break from all the heat and humidity we've been telling -- dealing with over the last couple of weeks. sun and clouds, that's what to expect today. these high, thin clouds will overspread the area over the next few hours, make for a partly to mostly sunny sky. you'll see the milky white clouds from time to time, that's about it. 57 in reading, 59 in trenton. 59 in atlantic city. 72 in cape may. that's the warm location. the day planner looks like this,
sun and clouds, we'll struggle to get to 80 degrees. 5:00 p.m., 79. 7:00 p.m., 77. the forecasted high this afternoon is 80 degrees. look at the numbers off to the northwest right now. 49 up in lake harmony. in the poconos they are down in the 40s. quakertown, 54. pottstown, 54. we're seeing upper 50s to low 60s south and east. here's a look at the water vapor shot the only thing we're watching over the next three to four days, you can see this sudden flare up out of the heartland of the nation. it's a little piece of energy or upper level disturbance that will bring another round of drenching downpours to the area lots of cloud to ground lightning strikes. today is quiet. tomorrow will be active. well have sun and clouds into the evening hours. we'll fast forward into monday,
we're seeing drenching downpours, north and west, lehigh valley, berks county, reading, heavy thunderstorms at that point. the coverage will increase throughout the day. the intensity will increase, as well, by 4:30 p.m., heavy patch down near kent county and new castle and philadelphia. drenching downpours. we'll see off and on all day tomorrow afternoon, into the evening hours when things taper off monday night into tuesday morning. rainfall total this is something we don't need. we've had a ton of rain over the last few weeks. this model is showing anywhere from a half inch north and west, you'll see quite a bit more than that, to 1 1/2 to close to two inches south and east, to ten-plus inches we saw last month alone. sun and clouds, 80 degrees is the forecasted high. going hour by hour, again,
pretty much sun and clouds the whole way through. 11:00 a.m., 76. 1:00 p.m., 78. there's the high, 4:00 p.m., 80 degrees, no humidity out there, just like yesterday nice and comfortable. sunday, sun and clouds, less humid, high of 72. jersey shore, ocean temperature is fairly comfortable, sun and clouds, 72, a nice day, the air temperature, 79 degrees, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sun and clouds, 80 degrees. heavy weather tomorrow, 75. clouds to sun, tuesday, 82. the weather was great for fun on the gridiron yesterday. flag football tournament it was open to boys and girls. it was in the name of fun and
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taking a live look -- sky6 live hd taking a live look at camden, 66 degrees, low humidity. >> the phillies are looking to snap a five game losing streak, here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: well, well, what else is new? the phillies hit another rocky road one of their best hitters aaron altier is playing with a hamstring injury, the phils are beat up by the rockies early last night phillies starter nick
praveto will need something stronger that that in his back pocket. phils fall behind 5-zip. he doesn't get out of the inning charged with 8 runs. phillies lose 8-5. they have dropped five straight. aaron nola looks to stop the bleeding today in colorado. carson wentz and company are on the field at 10:00 a.m. for their final open practice training camp after having yesterday off. daric barnett is getting thrown into the fire at training camp. the rookie has been going up against all guys, left tackle, jason peters in practice. talk about a crash course in the nfl. peters is trying to help barnett develop another move to blow by offensive linemen.
>> he works hard, he is is good listener, you show him something and you will see it on film. he is making progress. >> he is pushing me everyday to get better. it's good feeling to get going against one of the best, it will get me ready for the season, iphone -- i'll see a lot of good tackles, but it's good to go against the best one. jerry jones said he loves eagles fans saying that during his hall of fame speech. he won three super bowls since buying the cowboys in 1989. listen eagles fans, you may hate jerry, but jerry loves you. >> the dallas cowboy fans are the greatest fans on earth, but i giant fans, i love eagles
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>> he's on the run accused in a deadly triple shooting in delaware county. now we're learn being the moments leading up to the crime. president trump paradeses attorney general jeff -- praises attorney general jeff session a frequent target of his criticism, we'll tell you why he is praising him now. >> chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it was gorgeous yesterday, hopefully repeat today. a. >> reporter: a repeat performance today. 57 degrees, allentown, that's your number. reading, 57. 49 in the poconos, 63 in philadelphia. millville, 60. 66 on the boards in atlantic city. 59 for trenton, dover, 63. wilmington, checking in at 61. that cold front blew through yesterday knocked out all the humidity and it did a number on the temperatures.
the 24 hour temperature change it's a good five to ten degrees cooler than the same time yesterday, up in toms river it's 15 degrees cooler than the same time yesterday, satellite and radar we'll see a decent amount of sunshine with the high, thin clouds mixed in from time to time. the weather will be dry once again. with the increase in clouds, the high, thin clouds it will keep the temperatures cooler. yesterday, 79. today, 78, 79. same ballpark. if you're heading to the pool today, comfortable, 76. by 2:00 p.m., 79 degrees. again there's no humidity out here this afternoon. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll focus on the poconos and the forecast for the jersey shore. both look very nice today, but both look very stormy for tomorrow. nydia. >> thank you. new this morning, a young man is hospitalized after getting shot at a philadelphia playground. the action cam was at the scene in the olney section of the city.
the suspect opened fire at 2:35 a.m. the 23-year-old victim suffered a bullet wound to the right hip and is in critical condition. one of the bullets hit a drivers side of a car, as well. there were no arrests or modivation. delaware county is closing in on a suspected killer accused of shooting and killing two people and wounding a third on friday night. since we brought you word of triple shooting two of the victims are teenagers. bob brooks talked to concerned residents. >> reporter: police say this man is a killer caught on tape before he would leave this chinese restaurant on the corner of walnut and 4th in colwyn borough. investigators say shortly after he left he would open fire, shooting three and killing two. 16 and 20-year-old males. evidence markers covered the street littered with bullet.
>> you had two groups of individuals that were approaching each other, almost looked like they were posturing themselves for some type of altercation. >> reporter: the opened fire. >> i was upstairs with the baby, i heard five shots, bam bam, i ran downstairs and the young man was laying on the ground. >> the young girls are crying. >> reporter: they don't understand why they continue to resort to gun violence to settle problems. >> i think they are punks. i think people need to learn how to use their words. >> reporter: we spoke to the restaurant owner where the picture of the suspect was taken. >> you had a lot of people last night you don't know who that man is? >> no, i don't know yet. >> reporter: investigators say they believe they will catch the shooter soon they believe they
have him narrow down, no arrests. there was a 15-year-old shot in the arm, he is expected to make a full recovery. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, a hit-and-run in center city has killed a woman. the action cam was at the scene the 1300 block of race street. the 52-year-old victim was hit by a late model white jeep, after hitting the woman, the vehicle sped off. the woman was pronounced dead at hanheman hospital. police say the jeep has front end damage. investigators hope surveillance video will lead them to the driver. 6:34 a.m., there were terrifying moments for passengers on board american airlines flight bound to philadelphia from greece. people thought it was going to crash when it hit extreme dush dush -- turbulence. it landed safely at philadelphia
international airport a half-hour after the incident. pearmings -- passengers say flight attendants were serving drinks when the plane suddenly dropped. three passenger and crew were injured. faa is investigating. rescue flight looking for three marines has been called off off australia's east coast saturday morning. the missing marine next of kin have been notified. the cause of the crash is under investigation. president trump is suddenly singing a different tune when it comes to attorney general jeff session. yesterday he praised the attorney general for cracking down on leaks. trump tweeted after many leaks going on in washington it's great to see the a.g. take action. trump has pressed sessions to
stop the leaks, it was a departure from trump's criticism of sessions in the past few weeks. in bucks county opioid deaths have rose 50%. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick takes a closer look. >> reporter: the people of bucks county are spreading this message one yard at a time. push out the pusher is the name of a new program created to put pressure on drug dealers. the signs are in demand. >> the reaction has been great. once someone puts it up, a couple of days later i'm getting an e-mail from their next-door neighbor. >> my goal to have them peppered throughout the county. i want the community to say we're sick and tired of it and we're not going to take it any more. >> reporter: bucks district attorney matt weintraub is
working with other officials, warminster township supervisor is supporting the program in his own neighborhood. >> we have the signs, we have the strike force. >> reporter: weintraub said they are throwing everything at the opioid crisis. a 6 person task force and programs like this to call on the community, the sign have tip lines and some tips if they approve to be helpful could lead to a cash reward. >> there's 700 police in all bucks county. 630,000 citizens we need your help. >> coral is one of many volunteers she lost her nephew to a fentanyl overdose in june. handing out signs helps the grieving process. >> we've been sad, numb not believing it's real that's not here, if we can stop another family from going through what we're going through, it will be worth it.
>> reporter: annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> most of evacuees have returned tomorrow following a fiery train derailment near johnstown pennsylvania. some of the cars containing propane and sulphur caught fire. dozens of people won't able to run to their homes for a little bit longer. gm is recalling $700,000 pick up trucks affecting the chevy silverado, and the syria pick i can't -- sierra pickup truck. owners of the trucks should take their trucks to the dealer where they receive a free software update. these days you don't need a four year degree to get a
high-paying job. we'll look at opportunities for people trying to save time and money by getting a two year degree. also ahead. >> reporter: 96-year-old woman from south jersey finally gets her high school deploma. she was forced to leave school at the age of 13, but never gave up the dream of her education. i'll have that story coming. >> reporter: if that story doesn't inspire you, our weather might, meteorologist chris sowers will be back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. fios is not cable. we're a 100% fiber optic network. and with the new fios gigabit connection... you get our fastest... internet ever. with download speeds up to 940 megs - 20 times faster than most people have. switch to fios gigabit connection with tv and phone
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if you don't have the time or money to get a four year degree that doesn't mean you can't get a highly paying job. alicia vitarelli has more. >> reporter: the student loans bubble students owe across the u.s. >> reporter: because of the those staggering numbers, our friend at the penny horder is saying today's students are getting a two year degree landing them well paying jobs. >> it's the benefit of not spending tens of thousands of dollars and get a career quicker and pay off the loans quickly. >> reporter: occupational therapy positions salaries are
high. also in the medical field you can earn the same salary zahree zahree -- respiratory therapist. the penny horder said careers in tech are having a moment now, on the list be web developer, where the median salary is 66 grand. most of the jobs on this list are in the medical field, some of them pay up to $80,000 a year. we'll have the full list for you on 6abc.com. alicia vitarelli channel 6 "action news." >> good information. your time, 6:43 a.m., you remember yesterday we were dealing with the rain and lightning and all that foolishness and it stopped and
we had great weather. >> reporter: nydia, you missed a fun trip in to work yesterday, what a mess. what a 24 hour change, it's beautiful out there. the humidity has gone down. sun and clouds, the air dried out. it's kind of chilly, considering it's the beginning of august. we had temperatures in the mid 90s. we have temperatures in the 40s, 49 degrees that's the number in lake harmony. you get into the northern portion of the lehigh valley. they are also in the 40s, allentown, 57. quakertown, around 53 or 54. 6 # in philadelphia. millville, 60. 67 in reading, 53 in dover. satellite and radar everything is nice and quiet on the east coast this morning, we have an area of high pressure in control for one more day. it will shove its way out to sea and allow this feature to push into the region monday afternoon
and monday night. this will bring a round of heavy showers and thunderstorms. as this swings through, the humidity shifts and brings the wind out of the of the south. we have the possibility of drenching downpours, heavy thunderstorms cloud to ground lightning strikes. monday is not nice around the delaware and lehigh valleys. enjoy today, combination of sun and clouds. temperature will struggle to reach 80 degrees. tomorrow morning, 7:00 a.m., lots of clouds, the humidity has gone up at that point. downpours develop north and west of the city, they continue through midday. the coverage increases throughout the afternoon. you can see we have a couple of spots here, heavy drenching downpours peppered throughout the region. that continues through the evening hours up until midnight or so. we get into tuesday, tuesday is the day clouds break for sunshine and the humidity drops again.
one day of concern that would be for tomorrow. high probability of numerous cloud to ground lightning strikes. we'll pick up drenching downpours, moderate possibility of strong gusty winds and large hail and isolated tornados are on the low side. look at the temperatures around the region. middle of august, 77 in allentown. reading, 78. wilmington, 79. millville, 79. cape may, 78. philadelphia you're the warm spot, 82 degrees, same number with dover, trenton, 79. toms river, 79 degrees. poconos 72 degrees, combination of sun and clouds, you're jumping into the lake as soon as you get out, you'll run for the town. it will be chilly up is there. jersey shore, same thing, a little bit of a breeze, ocean temperature, 71. sun and clouds nice 79. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, steady as she goes today. sun and clouds 79 degrees.
periods of rain, tomorrow, 75. tuesday, clouds and sunshine, 8 82. wednesday, sunny and pleasant, 84. thursday, high of 83. combination of sun and clouds. friday humid, 81. saturday, cloudy skies and thunderstorm around 82 degrees. you look at the numbers you wouldn't thing it's the middle of august. >> awesome. >> thank you chris. they are singing the blues on the wilmington river front. ♪ >> that's nice, the river front blues festival wraps up later today. this is a 20 year tradition in wilmington. ♪ this awesome musical performance honored veterans at veterans
more and more tax money to trenton, but gets less and less back thanks to steve sweeney and chris christie. here's the sweeney-christie record eight years of underfunded schools. huge tax breaks for themselves and their rich friends while we pay more. and homestead rebate funding for seniors cut in half next year. don't believe the fake news from his wealthy donors. steve sweeney stands with chris christie, not with south jersey.
>> those screams are from a fight that broke out among family members during a funeral for a teenage shooting victim in arkansas. the 16-year-old was shot an killed by a police officer a week ago in the town of merion west of memphis. before the service, his mother led a 7 block march to the funeral home. 70 years ago today, his dropped the bomb on hiroshima.
a memorial took place in the city. the city's mayor called on the scrapes government to help make a treaty banning nuclear weapons. a man returning home from a haircut was shot and killed in his own driveway. now his mother is asking for the public's help in hopes police can make an arrest. rick williams has crime fighters report. >> reporter: he feels my rock, my best friend, my life will never be the same. deborah reddic said her son paul was a good man. >> he was a good person, a father, husband, son did anything for anybody. >> reporter: on wednesday, december 23, 2015, the 41-year-old was returning home from the barber shop. he pulled into the driver in the city's overbrook park section,
7:30 p.m. when he left the barber shop and came home, they pulled up, somebody ambushed him. paul was shot in the chest and died at the hospital. >> i think the plan was to rob him. i think they tried to get paul to let them in the house and he didn't and they shot him. >> the city of philadelphia is offering up to $20,000 in reward money for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. all you have to do is call 215-546-tips. all calls will remain anonymous. he was here one minute and gone the next. my whole life has been shattered, it's been shattered. i don't know how you think you can take somebody's life even ruin the life of other people, and getaway with it. for crime fighters, i'm rick williams, channel 6 "action news."
>> so glad you stayed with us, many of you will be excite to do hear this piece of news, the original create -- kararati is coming back. it will take place 30 years later. you may remember that larusso defeated him at the end of the movie with the famous crane kick to win. a little piggy heading to auction tried to make a run for it on a seattle highway. it jumped out of the trailer on interstate five. they worked to get the pig off
the shoulder of the road. the animal only had a few scratches and was returned to its owner. >> a 96-year-old woman from south jersey is teaching us a lesson about dedication and persistence. she just earned her high school diploma. nora muchanic has her inspiring story. >> reporter: it was a day she never thought she would see, but there is she is, 96-year-old leona finally receiving her high school diploma. >> i feel great, all these friends that came, i'm so proud. after her parents divorce after the great depression she was raised by her aunt and uncle. she was forced to drop out of school to work on farm.
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