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bloomquist is off and in the news questions remain on why a man opened fire on a las vegas concert as the investigators unveil the potential plans to target other events. and two men have died following two separate shootings and the search continues for the gunman. >> the big story on "action news" is breaking news in bethlehem township. where a murder suspect is now in custody following a standoff with police. chopper 6 hd was over the scene where police blocked off a portion of oakland and hecktown road prompting the lockdown of nearby schools. police arrested a man suspect the in the death of a husband and wife last night. gray hall is live with the latest. >> reporter: it appears that this situation is resolved.
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three schools placed on lockdowns and that has been lifted and the suspect is in custody and any minute we expect an update from police. >> police warned this location if bethlehem township that officers were engaged with a lockdown situation with a man if his car. he is identified as 61-year-old john hand. not long after it started it ended. and police took the suspect in custody. it's believed he is connected to a double shooting of a husband and wife. it left the husband dead and the wife in the hospital recovering from gunshot injuries. it happened in the cherry hill section of lehigh township. it appears that they have located him and now investigators must sort out the details and figure out a mostive for the crime. >> back out live we are again
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waiting for an update from police and the suspect is in custody at state police headquarters here behind me. we are waiting to learn more about the individual and the crime he is accused of. live in bethlehem, gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. within the hour chopper 6 hd was over the 6500 block of theodore street in southwest philadelphia. where a 17-year-old boy is arrested following a brief barricade situation. they saw the teenager with a gun on the highway. and spotted running insized a building where he refused to come out and the teen has since surrendered and is in police custody. turning now to the las vegas mass shooting, investigators do not know why a man opened fire at a crowded couldn't certificate. killing 58 and injuring 480 others and they learned that the gunman may have
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planned a different attack and may have had help. >> they now believe that the gunman may have been planning a get away and after analyzing his cell phone and computer and interviewing his girlfriend. they are still no closer to figuring out his motive. investigators are delving into the elaborate planning of sunday night's attack in las vegas. say that it's possible that gunman stephan paddock had help. >> it's possible that individual could move this gear in a hotel room unassisted. >> he was seen with a woman in his final days after they question his girlfriend marylou danley. after reading a statement she wrote denying any knowledge. >> he never said anything to me or took any action that i was aware of that i understood in any way as a warn that something
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horrible like this would happen. >> they are looking into the possible that paddock may have planned to attack earlier and booked hotel rooms in august during the lollapalooza festival. and he had a hotel room at a concert last week. and among them jesus compose, the security guard the first to approach the hotel room the gunman shooting him through the door. >> his bravery was amazing because he remained with our officers providing them the key pass to access it's door and actually continued to help them clear rooms until our officer demanded he go seek medical attention. >> he says he was just doing his job and doing okay. today more than 150 others injured in the attack are still hospitalized. channel 6 "action news." and we continue to follow the latest from las vegas on air
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and online at for video and photos from the scene and information on ways you can help. in the wake of sunday's deadly shooting the debate for gun control is on capitol hill. at the center of the debate are bump stocks, attachments allowing them to fire hundreds of rounds per minutes. and they introduced a bill that would ban the sale and possession. >> someone said we shouldn't do this now, we should wait. now is not the time, ladies and gentlemen when is the time going to be there? >> a growing number of republicans say they are open to the idea of holding a hearing on bump stocks and one florida congressman's office says is he working on a bipartisan bill of his own. >> and back here if you want an extended summer you got your wish. sky 6 hd taking a live look at
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the ben franklin bridge and parts of penn's landing and i-95 at lunch time, the sun is out and warm day and even sticky in areas. karen rogers is in the weather center in for david murphy. >> i'm thinking now that summer returned we should have summer vacation again. but the kids should definitely stay at school. a few clouds are moving through the region as you saw over the shot of the ben franklin bridge and showers moving into the west. from you north and west of the city you have a better chance of getting a shower later on. lets look at the numbers that tells the story. it's warm out there. 76 degrees if philadelphia. look at reading, 79 even warmer, and 78 in wilmington and 78 in millville and 74 in cape may. normally a high of just 70 and we go well above that. we are keeping the cloud cover though, the past few days we saw beautiful wall-to-wall sunshine and a bit a change at 2:00,
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sunshine mixing with clouds and 81 degrees and up to 82 at 4:00, your high is 83 and coming down from that at 6:00. 78 under partly cloudy skies at 8:00 and 72 at 10:00, no more of those cool crisp mornings, it will continue to be mild in the overnight hours. and we are slowly increasing the dew points as well. the dew points sitting at 58 degrees in philadelphia. once you hit 60 and it feels 60 it is hinting at it. 60 in reading and 59 in wilmington and 65 degree dew point in dover and 62 in millville and humid in cape may, and 66 degrees and the due points are on the rise. and what else is on the rise a chance for rain and tropical system that gives us the threat. we'll talk about that in a few minutes. in other news philadelphia police continue to investigate two triple shootings that killed two men and injured four others late last night. the first one on the 1500 block
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of south stanley street at 8:30, authorities say that 18-year-old rodney copeland jr. was shot in the chest where he later died a 20-year-old and 21-year-old were also shot. the 21 is in stable condition and it's 20-year-old was treated and released. it's unclear at this time what sparked the shooting and so far to arrests have been made. two hours later in the strawberry mansion section shots rang out in the 2500 block of north dover street. and a 23-year-old man was shot in the chest and back and legs and later died at temple hospital and officers found a 7-year-old shot several tiles and both victims were taken to temple hospital in stable condition. there is no no motive or arrest in this case. a busy section of the schuylkill expressway was closed for several hours overnight following a deadly crash
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involving a motorcycle, it collided with a car in the eastbound lanes of the schuylkill at west passyunk avenue in university city at 3:00 this morning. airport police on routine patrol spotted the crash and called the authorities, the schuylkill was shut down for five hours. and cleared the roadway. causing a big backup for miles. no word yet though for what caused the crash. >> a change in leadership coxing to new jersey. for the race for governor of new jersey in the home stretch. 6 abc is pleased to host the debate with the candidates. phil murphy and kim guadagno. and go to twitter and use #~ njgov debate. and here is the story making
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the philadelphia area proud this afternoon. students at hollow well new mexicoly school took part in the walk this way health event and encourages exercise and healthy eating and life decisions and they hit for a one mile hike and stops for healthy lifestyles and biking and aerobic exercises and they will eventually reach the farm market for a healthy snack. and stories like that make us proud to be part of the community visit and still to come on "action news" at noon, president trump lashed out at the senate intelligence committee one day after they gave on update on the russia investigation. and newer vehicles often come packed with new technology on the go and is all of that safe on the roads? we'll be right back.
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president trump is criticizing the senate intelligence committee for investigating possible collusion with the russians and the trump campaign. >> he said quote, why isn't the senate committee looking into the fake news network in our
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country to see why so much of our news is made up. fake. they have not determined nine months into the investigation whether russia coordinated with the trump campaign but said more works needs to be done and the issue is still open. google announces new phones, smart speakers and other devices with artificial intelligence and looking at rivals, amazon and apple. the pixel has larger and brighter scenes and a head phone jack and wireless head phones that translates spoken language in real time. and one is similar to apple's home pod and one is similar to the echo dot. the info entertainment technology that they are cramming into the dash boards of new cars making drivers take their eyes owe off the road and off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time.
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auto makers now offer more info entertainment options and it's more complicated to use, it use to have few buttons and nobs and now some have 50. at shooting in las vegas a california is reunited with his lost therapy dog. raul ran off after the chaos on sunday night and his owner, ryan refused to go back home to california until he found her and followed hundreds of tips through facebook and email and twitter and was spotted wednesday night in a field not far from mandalay bay where the gunman killed 58 people on sunday. >> we saw her run by as we were talking and jumped over the fence talking and as soon as i called her she ran straight to
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me and jumped into my arms. >> is he living out of his truck for days and now both of them can finally go home. >> still to come how an area hospital is connecting seniors with pressure produce using the farm to table approach. coming up in this week's art of aging.
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eating lots of fresh fruits
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and vegetables are good of course but getting them and preparing them is a challenge for seniors. and anchor tamala edwards is using a real farm to table approach. >> it's so great. >> it's a bountiful summer for the farm inspired by michelle obama's white house garden is aimed at giving patients fresh produce. >> many have diabetes or cardiovascular disease. >> and better nutrition should improve the conditions but how do you get it to the fields to the tables. >> we thought we would bring it right into the doctor's office. >> coming into the internal medicine practice gets the latest harvest but they give them more than just vegetables.
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>> using the waiting room to teach how to prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. we'll show you to make something healthy and easy. >> patients see and taste healthy foods. >> summer squash -- >> they are excited to try it again because they like it and the next time they go food shopping maybe they will purchase these healthy vegetables. >> this is important for seniors with mobility or transportation issues that condition get to markets and it shows how improving nutrition improves health. >> we hope to see a reduction in diabetes and a reduction in hypertension. in over two years opinions have received more than 7,000 pounds of food and they do it year round. stopping for just one month last winter. tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." >> the "action news" team is working on news stories for
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today at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is here with a preview. >> reporter: coming up at 4:00, big talkers, one mom trying to make the school lunches easier and getting grilled other latest hack, trying to make a two ingredient lunch, quick and easy but taking almost a day to do it. we'll talk about that. and a kentucky governor is under fire for encouraging all students to bring a specific book today. the reason? the book is the bible. and in light of the equifax breach people are scrambling to protect your credit and accounts. >> you need to safe guard your retirement counts also. that is coming up in what's the deal. >> thank you. another quick break and accuweather when we come right back. eligible for medicare?
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meteorologist, karen rogers, is here now with a closer look at the accuweather forecast. again we are feeling like summer out there. >> wearing pants and flip-flops. >> yes, i am. wearing shorts at home. especially when you have see through glasses. >> some people may like it. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing us we are dry right now and could see a shower later on north and west of the city and i'll show you that in a minute. lets go outside and show what you it looks like we see a bit more cloud cover out and about as we look at sky 6 hd live over the commodore barry bridge getting the sunshine filtering through but not the crystal clear skies we have seen over the past few days and wow has it warmed up. temperature 76 degrees and the humidity is going up a notch over the weekend. and winds from the west vest and
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bringing up warm and moist air mass. the ocean temperature is 68. and here we are getting a good amount of cloud cover and watching the showers to the west they are moving into areas especially north and west of the city. and get a better view of the front from this satellite. pressure is down to the south and fighting the front off. spilling clouds and showers as well. especially if you are in lehigh valley and the poconos. you'll watch for a chance of showers coming through they are quickly in and out. with a front lingering a shot of showers north and west. at 11:30, maybe one or two sprinkles, the rest of us staying dry and clearing out tomorrow. partly sunny skies today a bit more cloud cover and 83 and we see a high of 70. 2:00, 81 degrees and 4:00 the high of 83 and 6:00, 78 and
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north and west watching for a shower and 8:00, 74 and 72 under partly cloudy skies at 10:00. we are watching for the stray shower and mild 66 for the overnight low. none of those cool crisp mornings that you may have liked. temperatures staying 10 to 15 degrees above average not just today but the next few days. it shifts to the east and early next week we get a plume of tropical moisture, 1 to 3 inches of rain and we need some rain and it is come our way. because of tropical storm nate. and currently the wins sustained at 40 miles per hour. over eastern nicaragua moving over to the caribbean and looks to be a category one hurricane and making landfall between louisiana and florida and we get moisture from that. it will no longer be a tropical system and 83 and a shower.
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and tomorrow partly sunny and 81 and warm on saturday and 84 and humid on sunday with a spotty shower and 84. warm for the eagles that is for sure. monday tropical downpours and 78 and tuesday lingering rain possible and 78 degrees and feeling humid, dry then and clouds and sun and staying mild and 77 degrees, throughout the seven-day forecast not looking at the normal temperatures we see this time of year. >> we'll take a quick break and another half hour to go when "action news" continues. stay with us.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues. with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again, sara bloomquist is off and here are the stories we are following for you now at 12:30. two shooting scenes both deadly and the search for the people that pulled the triggers continue at this hour and the girlfriend of the las vegas shooter speaks out and what she toll police about the type of man, stephan paddock was. and the high tech tools behind the wheels cause you to be more distracted than you might realize. >> and a story out of northampton county. after a standoff with police that forced three nearby schools to be locked down. and they believe it's connected to a double


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