tv Action News ABC September 4, 2014 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> good morning we're following several developing stories on this thursday september 4. world leaders are nervous have i eyeing the growing threat from isis. >> a body discovered in a burning car in such a horrible state it is unrecognizable. details coming up in a live report. >> a science experiment goes terribly wrong injuring several children out west, the details are just ahead. >> good morning, every, good to see you, it's 4:30 a.m.,
thursday, morning. let's check with david murphy and the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: hi guys it's a sunny start, we have high pressure building in and it's another warm one out there, too. 69 in philadelphia. 61 in allentown, 64 in wilmington. humidity behaving itself for the most part we're in the low 70s down the shore. as we head out to catch the bus this morning, we'll go from the upper 60s to the low 70s. le pleasant. we'll have a few scattered clouds building in the morning. 75 by 9:00. 83 by noon. not too bad in through here in case you have morning exercise plans or errands to run. 89 degrees by 3:00 p.m., that's the high. 84 by 6:00 p.m. overnight tonight we see an up tick in humidity arena return of
thunderstorms. i'll have more on that, matt. >> the search for a shooting victim leads police to a grim discovery, a burning car with the man's body inside. annie mccormick has the details. >> reporter: hi, matt, these are crimes that appear to be connected. homicide that has not made a poe identification on the body because it was so badly burned. they do not have an official cause of death. the video was taken by a viewer on a cell phone showing the car on fire, that's where fire crews after dousing the fire discovered a man dead in the passenger seat. that happened in an alley in the olney section of the city around 8:00 p.m. already, northwest detectives were close by in the 400 block of roslyn investigate reports from witnesses of shots fired
from a vehicle matching the description of the one on fire. witnesses and family members of the man saying was the man in the passenger seat in the vehicle was shot in the head. police have not confirmed his identity or confirmed that he was shot in the head. one of the witnesses claims the victim was her brother. the detectives called local hospitals and officers were on foot patrol looking for the vehicle described in the shooting when they saw the smoke arena flames nearby. >> right it's an investigation in progress, we're processing the crime scene. eventually the body will be transported to the office of the medical examiner where the body will receive and autopsy, but be identified to find out who in fact this person actually is. >> reporter: now, last night police say they were looking for a heavy-set male that was seen running from the scene that
jumped into a red car. like we said family members who were at the scene identified the passenger in the vehicle as their family member, you'll hear from them coming up in the next half-hour. reporting live at police headquarters, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> and this is developing president obama is newport wales this morning meeting with the heads of nato summit. abc going goya rivera has more. >> reporter: pressure is building after president obama said isis will pay the price for the two journal its -- journalists. >> we'll fight them now or we'll fight them later because they will not stop.
it's military, it's financed, it's a state and government they move with lighting speed. >> reporter: lightning speed and sophisticated social media campaign. terrorism observers say boosts their power, commander seen with the journalists are key targets. analysts are looking for clues in the search for other western hostages. spy satellites are honing in on cocca where they think he was killed. >> he was no war junkie, he merely wanted to give voice to those who had none. secretary of defense chuck hagel said there's 100 american passport holders fighting with
isis. english speaking isis members are important to spreading the word for isis. >> "good morning america" will have more who is the killer behind the mask coming coming up at 7:00 a.m. judge ruled that police did not read christina rugusers her miranda rights. prosecutors said she posed as the victim's mother walked the child out of her west philadelphia school and raped the girl. the defendant had an outburst that cleared the court yesterday, she rejected an aunt's claim she had molested a young cousin. a lawsuit against sandusky,
allegation that he he molested a boy twice. eu9 seeks $550 million. penn state has settled 26 cases for nearly $60 million. the philadelphia school district hats good news going into the new school year not a single school will be designated as persistently dangerous. this reflects a trend of if your and if your violent school incidents across the district which have been falling for four state years. temple university quick response measures around the campus are a test. they responded to a woman screaming. temple officers were nearby because the university has expanded it's patrols to 18 square blocks.
students like this decision. >> when i first moved here we were curious if they were going to do that, there was a robbery, people wanted them to be in the area to make it feel safer. >> travel with people, law enforcement down here is tight, i'm not worried when i am walking the street. >> the move follows an ugly incident in the spring, a group of girls smashed a brick into the face of a temple student. the transformed dill worth plaza will officially reopen as dill worth park. the action cam is live at the base of city hall across the street. a ribbon cutting will open it to the public at 11:00 a.m. the new improved area has trees and water fount and grass and house an upscale cafe. the lawn and walkways will be
completed next month. >> there's a ficials first look at business. fast food workers going on strike looking for unionizing the workers. malaysia airlines is having a difficult time this year. the airline acknowledged it was inappropriate. stocks were mixed on wednesday and futures are pointing to a mixed open, as well. a lot of speculation about this, trach a look, these are people camping outside the apple store in new york city. the company is supposed to unveil a new iphone and new products next tuesday, people are already lining up. clearly the iphone frenzy is
starting to begin. >> an honorary member of the delaware football team will be a source of inspiration for the team from the sidelines. the fighting blue hens gave danny his locker yesterday, danny looks up to the players and the team said that feeling is mutual. >> i look at him, he is my hero. he means more to me that i could ever explain. >> his cancer is in remission, danny will suit up in his new uniform and sit on the sidelines when want shens face -- hence face delaware state. an explosion at a science
>> 4:43. can we mow the lawn today? >> reporter: cool drinks, i think. better today than tomorrow. storm tracker 6 live double scan right now shows you no rain. as we take a look outside, we have comfortable enough conditions this morning, sky6 live hd center city, no big problems out there. might feel just a tad humid, i suppose, but not all that bad. the highlights for the other forecast very warm, but not that humid. tomorrow, the humidity does tick up. with it there could thunderstorms moving in. let's take a look at current temperatures, 69 degrees is the current number in philadelphia. that's one of the milder spots. the dewpoint is 65. it might be humid early on, i expect that number to dip a little bit during day. the wind are calm and we're not expecting it to be all that breezy overall. lots of sun on the way, you can see the clue covered displaced well to the south and to the
north. 72 degrees by 8:00 a.m., 11:00, 81. the high of 89 strict around 3:00 p.m., before we settle back into the mid 80s by 6:00 p.m. 86 is the high in allentown. 87 in reading, down the shore as usual a little bit cooler, 82 on the peninsula of cape may and # 4 in atlantic city. tomorrow, satellite shows you on on future tracker 6 we have clouds and sun, but the story of the day is how it's more humid and in the humid air mass with the warm front pushing through, we could see afternoon evening showers and thunderstorms. doesn't look like there's a whole lot of them, and the kids coming home from school, that might be an issue for you them. by 7:00 p.m. most of this is going to die down. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, warm,
89 degrees, a maybe a little humid but not too bad. overnight tonight, muggier. tomorrow, warm and very humid high of 89 and spotty storms in the afternoon and evening. saturday, kind of soupy and a better chance of a line of afternoon showers and thunderstorms rolling through. another high of 89. it looks like the system comes through quickly. i alluded to this yesterday, sunday is a day of improvement. at this point i don't think there will be any showers after the overnight hours. early in the morning you should be dry and we'll see sun returning, low of 78 and nice weather for the eagles home opener. monday and tuesday, we get lots of sun and wednesday, more clouds and high of 80 and another shower digging back in. kind of warm the next several days and getting much more comfortable. >> new this morning, a routine science experiment at a nevada
children's museum went horribly wrong sending 13 people to the hospital. a smoke tornado simulation malfunctioned. the burns were to the arms, handles and face. staff members acid the chemicals used to make the demonstration most likely caused the blast. the justice department has announced a civil rights investigation into the police department in ferguson, missouri. they will examine previous police stops and arrests to see if there's a pattern of discrimination and excessive force. a police officer shot and killed michael brown one month ago. the teenager was unarmed. massive violence and protests fold. >> what is going on. you're scaring my children.
you're hearing a woman's reaction after being pulled over in a dallas suburb. officers drew their guns while her small children watched from the car. she is filing a lawsuit over the incident last month. she was driving with her 6 and 9-year-olds and two god daughters when police pulled her over. they were looking for a tan car with four black men instead instead they pulled over her car. the police department apologized, but she said that's not enough. >> police in the poconos is searching for a man who attacked his family with a machete. >> animal control officers are on the hunt for a rare snake that's on the loose out west and has already bitten a dog. >> a reminder you're able to take the new 6abc.com with you wherever you're going, check it out by visiting 6abc.com.
crews are blocking the left lane and the entire lane northbound at whitiker avenue. let's go to southwest philadelphia, i-95 at bartram we have crews restricting traffic in that area. the southbound left lanes are blocked, no delays if you're getting to center city or the airport. now it's your turn. >> i'm sure you saw it, two david murphy in a row. that means if you came back after those two commercials you'd have a hat trick. look at this in the pink are the places that are a-okay. up here in the northeast, including philadelphia. washington, d.c. there could problems in washington, d.c.
airports, atlanta could see showers. dallas is in the pink, as well. as well as detroit, minneapolis, st. paul, chicago could see thundershower activity and you could see delays there. on the west coast we've had low clouds issues in the morning, san francisco and lax, this morning looking like things are all clear if you're flying to california. >> new from "action news" a man from the poconos is on the run after police say he attacked his wife and son with a machete. he was arguing with his wife when his 19-year-old son tried to intercede. both received wounds to their scalp and arms. paul brown was inside the home,
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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, september 4.ning, it is here's what's happening. >> a gruesome discovery in a burning car leads to philadelphia's latest murder investigation. >> a delaware man she had tears after the murder of his business partner, but police say this was an act. >> we're hours away from the multimillion dollar transformation of the plaza next