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woman and her baby are hospitalized after they are both stabbed. the search is on for her attacker. >> verizon wireless employees threaten to walk off the job if an agreement is not reached. >> cole hamels has a no hitter. >> a heart stopping catch to bring cole hamels his first no hitter, thrilling phillies and cubs fans. i think they are excited because aren't they trying to get cole hamels too. >> they are one of the teams. >> that was an amazing game. we've got amazing sunshine out there right now. once again starting out nice and bright. you can see the sun smacking the sides of the center city building. one change today humidity is ticking back up. it's no surprise really, we talked about it last week. we have a lot of sunshine early. there will be clouds mixing in
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as the day goes on. we'll see a pop-up shower or thunderstorm in the poconos swinging into the northern and western suburbs late this afternoon and this evening. for now, we're zooming. 79 in philadelphia. 77 in allentown reading. 76 in trenton. mid to upper 60s down the shore. when you factor in the dewpoints with the southern wind we are starting to feel a lot more humid. we have a dewpoint of 60 in philadelphia about two hours ago. now we're up to 65. anything over 60 is what we consider humid you'll be doing sweating as you walk on the boardwalk this morning. if you're heading to the pool it's a great day tore that. don't forget the sunscreen and keep in mind it's going to be more humid out there whatever you're doing between 11:00 and 8:00 p.m. the highs will be in the upper 80s. keep hydrated. the high is 89 degrees, how long does the humid pattern last?
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eva we'll have the answer in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> before you head out today or this week check in on 6abc.com/weather. you can get the current temperatures wherever you are and what's to come in the hourly forecast. connect with our team of meteorologists on facebook and twitter and follow them for status updates. >> the search continues this hour for a man police say stabbed a woman and infant. it happened on the 1900 block of dallas road in west oak lane. police discovered the woman and one-year-old child while responding to a domestic call. they were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. police are searching for a suspect who shot and wounded a man during an attempted robbery. it happened just before 12:30 on the 900 block of east sanger street. police say the suspect shot the man three times. the victim was able to drive himself to the hospital where's listed in critical condition. in delaware county, the search is on for robbers who
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tied up two cvs employees. the bandits held up the store on the 5,000 block of penle road in aston. they tied up the employees and took money and ran offment employees were not injured. the union that represents verizon employees in the tri-state area and # other states has voted to go on strike. workers authorized the strike action yesterday. a contract that covers 39,000 workers in nine states expires at midnight. both sides are at odds over healthcare and concessions on pensions. a walkout would affect the fixed line phone service and fios internet service. >> how is this for road rage. a man was allegedly arrested after he waved a samurai sword
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at another driver while stuck in traffic at the holland tunnel. the 32-year-old became enraged as cars merged near the tunnel and he pulled out the sword. at one point he hopped out in traffic and pointed the knife at another driver. he was arrested when he drove out of the tunnel in new jersey. >> dozens of people who were evacuated after a massive warehouse fire in north jersey could finally return home today. the blaze erupted in north brunswick early wednesday morning, residents of a nearby apartment buildings were evacuated after the siding on the buildings caught fire. orioles were ordered to leave over fears of toxins in the air. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> four members of a family will be okay after they nearly drown in the waters off wildwood, new jersey. officials say the four were swimming yesterday morning as
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lifeguards came on duty. another beach goer noticed the swimmers in trouble and yelled for help. lifeguards rescued one woman and three men one of whom was unconscious. >> assessed the situation there was no signs of life. we started cpr. 30 seconds later team two went in and we saw signs of life. >> john got a big welcome from lifeguards when he returned to beachhead -- beach headquarters. it's a good reminder to not swim if an area where there are no lifeguards. a memorial picnic was held at germantown and allegheny avenue in tioga where two men
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allegedly carjacked a car and struck the victims. the suspects are still awaiting trial in this case. it is 9:06. turning to that exciting game in chicago for phillies pitcher cole coastline. his teammates crowded him on the mound after hamles threw the first no hitter of his career. people of ear to ear grinning today. >> it doesn't get much exciting than this for a baseball. he has firmly etched his place in phillies franchise history. jeff skeverski has more on the incredible game. >> reporter: if this turns out to be the final pitch cole hamels throws in a philly uniform. hollywood no hits to cub with the trade deadline away. cole hamels 13 strikeouts, the most ever by a phillies pitcher in a no hitter. david ross in the deep left
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center. what a catch. to the 9th. hamles three outs away, he gets more defensive help. how about this. what a play! hamles two outs away. down on strikes, 13 were hamles. next batter. hamles is an out away for the 13th no hitter in phils history. chris bryant to deep center. everybody is holding their breath. what a catch. hamles hangs on for his first no-no of his brilliant career. since 2010 nobody in baseball has more no hitters than your phillies. >> nothing tops winning a world series but this is right under it. outstanding play for the second
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time to go all out and not get hurt. surreal movement. >> how about this moment, outside wrigley field after the no-no by the phils team bus hamles signing autographs and taking pictures for phils and cubs fans, is this the way hasmles signs off as a philly. the deadline is friday. at the big board, jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." >> meanwhile, as you can imagine, phillies fans were ecstatic to watch him. they say if he gets traded the no hitter was a great way to cap off his career as a fighting phil. >> cole hamels had an absolute perfect end as a run with the phillies. great job.
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i'm sorry to see him traded. >> i love cole hamels he has done a great job for us, i saw him in 2008, a couple of games for the playoffs. >> reporter: the best part, the phillies have been fun to watch since the all star break. that's always good, right. you can see more of his no hitter and post game interview and fan reaction at 6abc.com. >> that's fun to watch when they are winning. temperature is close to 90, but it's time for christmas for the kids at shriners hospital. the police motorcycle club rumps down broad street to give toys to kids at the hospital. many kids at shriners are far from home, so christmas in july is a welcomed day. >> much more on sunday morning
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edition of "action news." is shopping at tj max really the deal you think it is? we have a class action lawsuit that claims deception by the store. >> we have a look at the damage done to three homes in massachusetts. >> looking live at wilmington, delaware picturesque. >> pretty. >> meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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>> three homes in rock port, massachusetts are thanking their lucky stars when lightning struck friday night. shingles and wood trim was blasted off the homes. there was a giant blast and it sounded right back a bomb going off. everybody in the home was okay. >> warm and humid today. storm tracker 6 live. >> my hair could have given you that report. >> reporter: no kidding. nice picture of cape may, new jersey. producer susan stewart said she saw a par sail out there. i only saw one. parasail and there was on one it was kind of funny maybe not. the closest rain is up over long island and pushing off the coast and getting out of here. behind that, 79 degrees, the dewpoint in the 50s over the last four days is back up into
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the mids, once again it's humid out there. winds out of the south/southwest scooping up the higher humidity air and bringing it into play. dealing with sunshine early. there's going to be a couple of clouds out to the west of us, that will be streaking in as the day goes on. it will be humid slight chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm perhaps coming into the northern and western suburbs late today and this evening let's check that out on future tracker #. most of the action will be up closer to the poconos you'll see green popping up closer to allentown. if you see a thunderstorm, it could be on the gusty side, again, the best chance of that appears to be up north outside the area. high temperatures, 89 degrees in allentown. 90 in reading. 89 in philadelphia. 8 # in wilmington. the closer you get to the shore the lower the numbers go, low to mid 80s in places like cape may and atlantic city. a late thunderstorm well north and west can't be ruled out.
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rich currents in the water. we had problems with that yesterday and we're looking for a moderate chance of rip currents today if you're thinking of taking a dip into the warm water we're in the 70s in the ocean again, you have to swim by the lifeguards and keep your ears out for whistles and plan on not going in real deep today too. 81 in surf city, 81 in cape may. as we look at where the numbers are going 89 degrees by 3:00. 87 by 5:00 p.m. a slight chance of a thunderstorm north and west in the late day and evening hours. 9:00 # -- 77 the overnight low is on the warm side. it will be muggy overnight tonight. tomorrow, warm and humid a better chance of thunderstorms creeping down into the i-95 corridor. there's 2:00 all the way up to 7:00 more of the same and some
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of these could be drenchers and maybe gusty. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 89 degrees, more humid slight chance of a spotty storm. 86 degrees monday, and 91 on tuesday, if we hit 90 on tuesday, we have a great shot for the season's third heat wave. we're high in the 90s on wednesday and thursday, friday, clouds and sun humid 88 degrees a cold front triggers another thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. behind that the humidity drops but it's warm for saturday, high of 88. >> more from your comedy routine coming up. we'll laugh louder next time. we're here for you. [laughter]. >> philadelphia zoo became an adults only venue for the
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summer. the big cats, monkeys and birds served as a unique backdrop. the event featured a number of philadelphia based food trucks and live music.
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>> well, apparently the tennis courts at temple are bestowed. look at all the people out there enjoying the sunshine and practicing their game. 78 degrees, better get out there early. it's going to heat up today. >> in "healthcheck," nutrition labels will help you figure out if you're eating too much added sugar. fda will have the food labels to include the percentage of the recommended daily intake or daily value. it is suggested you consume
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200 calories or 50 grams of added sugar. >> we have tips to keep your ears healthy the question is to cotton swab or not. doctors say cellular debris moves from the inner ear to the outer with the help of ear wax. cotton swabs are public enemy number one. >> when you put one in you plow the ear wax down the canal like muzzle loading a cannon. limit exposure to loud noise by using headphones. a cancer survivor is taking his exercise regime to the extreme. jamie apody has his story. >> reporter: there was a point in derrick fitzgerald's life he
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wasn't sure he would wake up to see another day. >> the chemo therapy damaged my heart i survived, but my heart did not. in the final days before i received my heart transplant i was practically a vegetable. i could no longer think straight. >> reporter: and four 1/2 years later he is biking across the country. 45 days ago on the beach in santa monica, california. he dipped the back wheel of his bike in the pacific ocean they have ridden without a single day of rest ever since. >> visiting the grand canyon, monument valley. is a -- sedonna. >> this week they made it back to philadelphia and got a his or her's send off from the folks at penn medicine where he was treated and then they arrived in avalon, new jersey to finish
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>> reporter: hi everybody, dave dave here with an update from accuweather. a lot of sunshine and a fair amount this afternoon. keep the sunscreen handy as there will be a risk of sunburn. 89 degrees a couple of degrees above average. 73 is the low also above average. but the big change is return of noticeable humidity. if you're traveling around the country getting out of town on vacation. not a lot of chances of severe weather, there is a bit of rain north an east of us. the only major city affected by this this afternoon would be saint louis missouri. all green aircraft and no rain reported in our most commonly traveled destinations. >> department store tj max is accused of misleading customers about their discount deals. two people filed the proposed class action lawsuit claiming they are using their deceptive
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comparative prices to tricking customers to believe they are saving on brand name items. that's leading customers to question the accuracy of compare at labels. >> the case is averaging that the average consumer may not see the sign and looking at the price tag and not understanding what that price that is compared at actually means. >> in a statement to abc news, tj max says it doesn't comment on pending litigation. >> angelina jolie is teaming up with netflix on a long known memoir as a child. joe lee co-adapted the script. it deepened her understanding of
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how children experience war and the connection to cambodia where her son maddox was born. >> the beckham family is all over instagram. after celebrating her wedding anniversary, her soccer hubby give her a tribute to his wife, inking 99 on his hand that's the year they got married. >> much more to come on sunday morning, "action news," restoring an iconic landmark, what artists are doing to bring the luster back to the famed route 66. >> there's a new expansion at the philadelphia frrnl airport but no humans allowed inside this one. we'll have more when "action news" comes right back.
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>> a minute dwr van crashes -- a minivan crashes into a fence and into a home in kensington. >> testifying about the benghazi attacks hillary clinton answer questions about the 2012 attacks. >> returning is the heat, you have been warned. david murphy is outside with the accuweather forecast.
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>> reporter: getting toasty out here, at the same time we have the humidity on the rise, you can feel it. we'll start you with satellite. you can see there's very little overall cloud cover in the northeast. you have to go up to new york state to see the showers and cloud cover. there will be fair weather cumulus developing. the humidity will be a factor. we'll see a pop-up shower or thunderstorm north of philadelphia. 79 degrees on the terrace and at the were airport in philadelphia. 77 in wilmington. 78 in millville. 81 in sea isle city. we're humid as we have dewpoints in the 50s over the last four days and now we're back in the 60s and that's far above the 60-degree threshhold for the humid air. the feels on the humid side rolling through the morning and into the afternoon. if you're planning a barbecue today keep the cool drinks handy. more humid late northwestern thunderstorm is not out of the question. 2:00 p.m., 87.
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430 that's coming down from a high of 89. when i come inside we'll discuss how long the warmth and humidity lasts and the possibility of heat wave for the workweek. >> before you head out check out 6abc.com/weather you can get the current temperatures and what's to come in the hourly forecast. you can connect with our team of meteorologists on facebook and twitter and follow them for status updates. >> police are questioning a driver whose minivan slammed into a philadelphia house this morning. the action cam was on the scene on the 900 block of east tioga street in east kensington. the minivan went out of control at 6:00 a.m. and through the backyard fence and hit the side of the house. no word on any injuries. a man is being questioned in connection with an early morning traffic accident in the mayfair section of philadelphia. the action cam was on the scene
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often 2900 block of tyson avenue around 5:30 a.m. an suv with three men inside went out of control and flipped on to its side and slammed into several parked cars. the men got out of the suv and made a run for it. a neighbor caught one of them. that man is being questioned by police. there are reports of injuries and no charges have been filed. a chester county family is without a home this morning after a fire tore threw their house, flames tore through the roof of the home on the 100 block of bridal lane. the home was destroyed. two women inside when the fire erupted were able to get out unharmed sadly the family dog died in the fire. the cause is under investigation. a medical worker was killed when a car collided with a
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ambulance. she was in the passenger sight sight -- side when they ambulance responded to a car. a car slammed into the passenger side and patel was killed. the others were injured. a fire swept through appear swanky hotel in las vegas abc's alex perez has the details. >> oh, my god. this is unbelievable. unbelievable. unbelievable! there's a fire going on right outside my room. >> reporter: intense flames and plumed of black smoke turning parts of the trendy cosmo -- cosmopolitan hotel into a to youring inferno. blaze breaking out on the 13th
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floor deck, some witnesses narrowly escaping screaming running from the pool. >> it's so bad. look over here. >> there's something serious going on it's igniting. >> reporter: thick smoke taking over several floors. 3,000 room luxury hotel. >> let's evacuate all floors. >> reporter: firefighters race to the scene battling the flames. cabanas and artificial trees fueling the fire. >> what was burning the pool area, the furniture the landscaping. >> reporter: at least one person hospitalized and treated for smoke. the official cause is under investigation. las vegas sun reports hotel employees suspect a fire may have been started by a cigarette. alex perez abc news. >> a huge wildfire burning out of control in northern california has forced people from their homes.
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hundreds of firefighters are battling the lowell fire. it has charred thousands of acres of land. high winds are fanning the flames which is making it difficult for firefighters to gain the upper hand. police are looking for a person of interest who was seen driving a jeep wrangler. >> hillary clinton is going to testify before a special house committee about the deadly attacks on the benghazi consulate. the attacks happened in 201 when clinton was secretary of state. four americans were killed including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. it has grown into a political fight over her e-mails on a private servers. several e-mails contained class fied information. -- classified information.
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>> president obama gave kenyans a stirring talk about democracy. he said kenya is not perfect but come a long way. the president said the country is at a crossroads filled with danger and promise. obama's father was born in kenya. the president will fly to ethiopia today on his final day of his historic visit to africa. >> turning to the race of the next mayor of philadelphia. the philadelphia candidates have put their bruising battle aside and endorsed jim kenny. republican candidate is vowing a fight for city hall. vernon odem has more. >> we have not seen each other in a while. we're happy to be together and moving forward in the general election. >> reporter: the first time the would be mayors have come together since their debate in
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may. all eyes were on the body language of tony williams, the primary frontrunner until his torches faded rapidly in the home stretch. >> i've known jim kenny for many years. >> reporter: two others said they are happy the primary did not turn into a racially charged mud throwing smack down. >> many of us were around the wilson good frank rizzo spat. >> all the candidates are the most civilized campaign that focused on the issues instead of each other. >> reporter: melissa murray bailey is running hard on the gop side. she said she is a reformer, running against the usual city hall crowd that has resisted reforms and fighting corruption. >> i know that people want to
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see something different. they are looking for someone who is willing to stand up to the political machine. >> reporter: compared to the bitter battles of the 70s and 80s and 90s this race for mayor of philadelphia is calm and peaceful and no one expects the holy war to break out in the run up to the general election this fall. in fairmont park, vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> democratic national convention will be held in philadelphia next summer. in preparation for that big event. the love park fountain is flowing with blue water. some buildings are lit up with a blue tint because the color blue is sin anonymous with democrats. the convention will bring $300 million to the local economy. >> an apology from an unlikely source for a former world war ii
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prisoner who was forced to work for the enemy. >> parts of florida are inundated with flooding this this weekend. >> and we have blue skies here, and david murphy happens the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we come right back.
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>> several communities in florida are going through the slow painful process of drying out after they were swamped with several inches of rain. the town of holiday got 8 inches. the downpour sent rivers and streams overflowing their banks and left streets i am passable for hours -- impassable for hours. >> here at home, good day to be at the beach. >> reporter: or the pool. >> that, too. >> reporter: warm air and sunshine out there, now that the humidity is starting to come back. there's sky 6 down at penns landing the spirit of philadelphia, and the masts of the moshulu in the foreground there. you can seem the camera shaking
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a little bit as we have a breeze blowing. double scan showing showers up to the north shooting through long island and connecticut at this hour, but heading out to the atlantic. so not an issue for us. temperatures 79 degrees early on. the dewpoint in the mid 60s so it's more humid than the last four days. winds out of the south/southwest 9 miles per hour from that southerly direction grabbing on to the humidity and bringing it into our neck of the woods. 77 in allentown and reading and wilmington. 78 in millville. 78 along the boardwalks. again the dewpoints are the issue today. most of us looks like we'll get up in the 65 to 70-degree range which is what we consider humid. some of you might get lucky and stay in the 60 to 65 range which is what we call slightly humid. it wouldn't be out of the question that some spots get up to 70 particularly south of
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philadelphia. that will get back into the oppressive humidity we dealt with early last week. satellite showing a lack of of significant cloud cover. we'll transition to a sun and clouds mix. and there could be a pop-up shower or thunderstorm that rights formulator today and tonight and in the northern and western suburbs. most of you won't see it. future tracker 6 the runs will keep it consistent of anything that pops. mainly north of philadelphia. allentown, 3:00 p.m. maybe getting something. the pronounced activity is up north in the poconos. if you happen to see a thunderstorm take cover. it wouldn't be out of the question that we could get gusty winds out of that. 11:00, it's off in the poconos. allentown today the rest of the lehigh valley looking warm we'll go 89 for the high. a late thunderstorm can't be ruled out. the big issue is the increase in humidity. down the shore a couple of issues humid, 83 on the
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beaches. but we have rip currents that was an issue in spots yesterday once again a moderate chance, if you're swimming down along the oceanfront swim near the lifeguards. 89 is the high in philadelphia. a mix of clouds and sun humid winds out of the south/southwest running 8 to 16 miles per hour on average. 73 is the overnight low a thunderstorm not out of the question especially in the north and western suburbs otherwise muggy. tomorrow, warm and humid there's a better chance of showers and thunderstorms starting to spill down farther south in through the region. this is the 2:00 p.m. to 35:00 p.m. run, a lot of it up north, but every now and then you see something coming down. 8:00 a couple of thunderstorms. you will get thrumped -- thumbed with a downpour. tomorrow, 86 more humid. tuesday, 91 and more humid.
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if we manage to hit 90 or better on tuesday, we'll looking for our third heat wave of the season. wednesday and thursday, wednesday, hazy sunshine and thursday a thunderstorm. friday a thunderstorm, humid saturday warm, sunny but not as sticky nice weather for the phillies on saturday. >> police and firefighters took their camaraderie in examine competitive field -- competitive energy to the field for a softball charity game in memory of joyce craig who died in a fire back in december. sergeant wilson was shot and killed back in march. his sister said she is overwhelmed by the support. >> it's wonderful that
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was held captive for fours years andly remembers being forced to work. >> they made us work there and we had to work in the manufactured goods that were used against our own troops, i never got over it until today. >> jasper said the apology goes a long way toward the reconciliation between japan and the pows. mitsubishi made a $50,000 donation to the museum. >> you have luxury when you travel and now your pet can have luxury too. jfk has a luxury terminal for
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>> turning to sports, phillies
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lefty cole hamels has made history becoming one of the few pitchers in franchise history to throw a no hitter. the thrilling game comes always the phils bounce back after the all stars break and rumors swirl for a trade for cole hamels. >> reporter: cole hamels was in one of the worst stretches of his career. he had not won in two months. he was in such a rut he called himself out. i think it's fair to say the ace is no longer in that rut. hamles making history no hitting the cubs. the trade deadline coming up on friday, cole hamels took the mound and look to be his final phillies start if this is the way he goes out, what a way to go out. 13 strikeouts ever by a phils pitcher, no hitter. the phils scoring runs, ryan howard in the third 3-run shot. hamles all smiles. he won't be wiping that smile
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off his face anytime soon. he strikes out in the 6th again in the 7th. the cubs are mad. hamle also breaking out of the rut. a little defensive help, david ross left center. harrah with the catch. two outs facing chris bryant listen in. >> 3-2 pitch to chris bryant. had a are a -- he made the catch! the 13th no hitter in philadelphia phillies franz chiez -- franchise history. hamles and the phils hang on for the cole hamels first no-no. he said nothing tops the world series, but this is right under it it's for real.
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it takes him back when roy halladay did it twice in 2010. >> being here for roy's perfect game and no hitter. you try to put yourself in the same scenario in case you're there you have preparation for it you're not prepared for it. guys were making huge plays behind me. >> what show, a trade deadline is friday. hamles said that was not only his mind during the no-no. he expects to pitch again for the phillies next friday after the trade deadline passes. >> it's out of my control. i think i try to wake up everyday and drive to citizens bank park and play with the big p on my chest and that's kind of what i have done since the moment i got drafted by them, that's when i will continue to do until someone says no. >> reporter: will he continue to
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pitch for the phillies we'll see. how do you follow it up, we'll see today in chicago. jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." >> two artists restoring an iconic route 66 landmark. they plan to remove old latex paint and paint it with a mineral-based paint. that pole has seen ten thousand visitors every single year. >> go on a road trip and check it out. >> more to come on this sunday morning edition of "action news." is that a face looking back from a caterpillar. what one man said he found right there. >> also ahead a major automaker gets hit with a hefty fine after safety recalls.
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plus david murphy happens the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues this sunday morning.
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>> it's 10:00 a.m., sunday, july 26. nydia is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. in the news, a woman and her baby are hospitalized after both are stabbed. the search is on for their
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attacker. verizon employees vote to walk off the job if a new contract agreement is not reached. >> 1 no hitter in philadelphia's franchise history has a little bit of drama up to the end. a heart stopping catch to cole hamels no hitter, thrilling the phillies and the cub fans. >> i like a little thrill around here. >> reporter: we had a few fans in my family room, we're like, yea! later today a few clouds filter in and there might be a pop-up shower or thunderstorm that will crews through especially in the northern and western suburbs. the temperatures in the low 80s in philadelphia. 82 in philadelphia. almost there in allentown and reading and wilmington. 80 in trenton and 81 in
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millville. 80 down the shore. there are rip currents down the shore today. when you look at the dewpoints. we're seeing the numbers climb. we were in the 50s and back in the 60s anything over 60 it starts to feel humid. whenwhen you get into the upper 60s numbers or 60s or 70 it is very dry. sunscreen at the pool please, more humid 84 by 11, 88 by 3:00 p.m. the high will be around 3:00 p.m. we'll talk about how long the humidity hangs around there might be a heat wave in the future this week details from accuweather. >> before you head out today or this week check on 6abc.com/weather, you can get the current temperatures wherever you are an what's to
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come in the hourly forecast. you can connect with our team of meteorologists on facebook and twitter and follow them for status updates. the search continues at this hour for a man police say stabbed a woman and infant it happened on the 1900 block of dallas road in west oak lane. police discovered the woman and one-year-old child while responding to a domestic call at 12:30. they were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. >> police are searching for a suspect who shot and wounded a man during an attempted robbery. this happened before 12:30 on the 900 block of east sanger street in somerdale section of the city. police say the suspect shot the man three times. the victim drove himself to the hospital where's in critical condition. in delaware county, the search is on for robbers who tied up two cvs employees. the bandits held up the store in aston. two men entered the store at
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10:00 p.m. and tied up the employees and took money and ran off the employees were not injured. >> a union that represents verizon employees in the tri-state area and 6 other states have voted to go on strike. workers authorized the strike action yesterday. a contract that covers 39,000 workers in nine states expires at midnight on saturday. they are at odds over healthcare contributions and concessions on pensions. it will affect fios internet and a strike four years ago lasts two weeks. chrysler is facing a huge fine this morning. national traffic administration is expected to reveal a 100 million-dollar fine for the automaker failing to notify their customers of recalls and delays in distributing parts. it's comes on the heels of
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unprecedented recalls after it was discovered hackers can take control of vehicles. >> from our new jersey newsroom, a man was arrested after he waved a samurai sword at another driver stuck at the holland tunnel. the driver became enraged and pulled out the big knife. at one point he hopped out into traffic and pointed the sword at another driver. he was arrested when he drove out of the tunnel in new jersey. dozens of people who were evacuated after the massive warehouse fire in north jersey could return home. residents of a nearby apartment building were evacuated after the siding caught fire. others were ordered to leave over fierce of toxins in the area from burning plastic. the air quality is improving. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> a reminder this morning
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about just how dangerous rip currents can be. a family enjoying the water found themselves in danger in wildwood this weekend. the local beach patrol was there to save the day. "action news" reporter, jeff chirico has the details. >> reporter: the day ends with fun on the wildwood boardwalk but it began with scary moments on the beach. a family of four caught in the rip currents and the lifeguards were not yet on duty. >> i saw a woman screaming for help. >> reporter: beachgoers were swimming as lifeguards were taking their stands before 10:00 a.m. >> i saw people in distress, i turned around and blew my whistle and notified the other lifeguards. guards rushed into the water and rescued a female and three male swimmers all members of one family. one was unconscious. >> we assessed the situation there was no signs of life so we started cpr. about 30 seconds we went in and
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team two saw signs of life. >> reporter: when he returned to patrol headquarters, john got a hero's welcome from his fellow guards for saving the man's life. >> it's more of an adrenaline boost, training kicked in. >> the family was lucky and points out the dangers of swimming in the ocean when life guards are not on duty. >> lifeguards keep people safe and when they are not there it's risky. >> reporter: the family was taken to cape medical center for valuation. police have not released their names or conditions. a word of advise from lifeguards, even if the water looks calm there are rip currents out there. cape may county, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> this weekend marked one year since a young mother and three of her children were killed in a carjacking accident. a memorial picnic was held at
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germantown and allegheny avenues in tioga. where two men allegedly crashed a carjacked vehicle and struck the victims. organizers said they wanted to celebrate the life of key shah william and her children. a mother is begging anyone with information to come forward she doesn't want her son or case to be forgotten. a ten thousand dollar reward is offered leading to his arrest in his murder. >> cole hamels pitched a no hitter against the cubs in chicago. hamles pitched all nine nrgs -- innings at wrigley field. he got the first no-no of his
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career. he was the first pitcher in 50 years to slow a no hitter against the cubs. they are one of the teams that want to take him. >> meanwhile phillies fans, especially meteorologist david murphy was ecstatic to watch cole hamels without a single hit. cole hamels had an salute perfect end to his run as a philly. i love him. great job now they are going to trade him sorry to see it. hopefully they get something good for him. >> i saw him in 2008. a couple of games with the playoffs. fans added that the best part the phillies have been fun to watch since the all star break and eva keeps reminding us this
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morning that fun mean winning that's what we consider fun around here. you can see more of his no hitter including post game interviews at 6abc.com. >> we are having fun because they are winning. a group of santa's helpers arrive at shriners hospital later this morning to help put a smile on children's faces. >> the annual christmas in july toy run will get ready to run in an hour. trish hartman joins us at the police academy on state street where the run kicks off. good morning trish. >> reporter: good morning, alicia and eva. we're about an hour away from santa's appearance as part of the christmas in july. the police-sponsored motorcycle club goes from academy and state street to children shriners
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hospital. bikers are arriving from everywhere. they are getting excited to participate. let's look at video from last year hundreds ever toys will be delivered to children at shriners hospital recovering from injuries or battling serious illnesses. last year thousands of toys delivered. to date the club has raised $200,000 for the hospital. participants say they look forward to this event every year. >> i think probably my favorite part is become a return event for a lot of kids. i've gotten to watch kids grow up. i've seen them through grade school and high school. we've seen the progress they are making with different surgeries which is awesome. >> when you pull up, they have gotten to know us, it's a great day. >> now last year organizers
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say $38,000 was raised for the hospital. they hope to beat that this year. the bike run takes off at 11:00 a.m. from police academy they will head to broad street to shriners hospital where santa claus makes his appearance and delivery. back to you alicia and eva. >> special olympics are getting underway with thousands of athletes taking part in the game. >> plus, a man is rescued after he crashes on his jet ski this weekend. looking live through sky6 live hd looking into camden, new jersey, a beautiful day shaping up. , but it's going to be humid meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back.
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>> a big roll signal jet ski accident, a man in his 20s lost control of his jet ski while riding on the kings river. it plowed into the wall and sent him flying. rescue crews had to tie him to a stretcher and hoist him to a ambulance. there's no word on his condition. a lightning strike in mexico killed 7 people including four children.
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two others were injured and their injuries are not considered life threatening. residents in rock port, massachusetts are thanking their lucky stars they were not hit when lightning struck. trim and shingles were blasted off the home. a woman said there was a giant flash and sounded like a bomb was going off. >> >> reporter: important to stay on the lower floors not messing with plumbing or hard wired stuff. that's how to stay safe from that stuff. storm tracker 6 live is showing we're dry this morning staying that way for the majority of the day across the majority of the region. sky 6 looking live at temperature university looking at the tennis courts. not the best day for tennis as
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the humidity is returning. it will be warmer and uncomfortable. we had dewpoints in the 50s for four straight days and now we're getting into the 60s and 70s and that's much more sticky than what we experienced recently. the other part of the forecast involves the workweek we could be in for heat wave number 3. 83 in philadelphia. dewpoint, 64. wind out of the southwest at 15 miles per hour again drawing that humidity up from the southerly direction and popping it into the region. does look like we have a fairly sunny skies right now. as the afternoon goes organ we'll filter in moore cloud cover and it will stay sticky. we have a shower or thunderstorm in the northern and western suburbs. future tracker 6 is going to show it doesn't loom -- look like a whole lot on the models.
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more of the same in the poconos. if you're in the northern and western areas keep your eyes to the skies late today and this evening. 89 in allentown and trenton. 88 in toms river. 90 in reading. looks like we're in the mid to low 80s down the shore, warm and humid and a late thunderstorm possible the farther north and west you go. more humid at the shore highs in the low 80s. 73 in the ocean water. you look at the number, a great day to swim, right. for the second straight day we have a moderate chance of rip currents. if you're going in the water don't go in deep and listen to the lifeguards. 84 in sea isle, 85 in bethany beach and 72 in the water at the mouth of the delaware bay. rip currents at the shore. 89 by 3:00 p.m. in philadelphia. 81 by 7:00 p.m.
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muggy and thunderstorms or showers around. 9:00 p.m., 77, a muggy overnight low of 73 degrees. tomorrow, warm and humid and still unsettled. tomorrow we have a better chance of showers and thunderstorms digging down into toward the i-95 corridor out of the north and west, especially after 1:00, 2:00 p.m. all the way up to 8:00 a chance of a little bit more of this. not everybody sees this, but those that do take cover. tomorrow, 86 warm and humid again with thunderstorms. tuesday we're going for a high of 91 with a thunderstorm. if we manage to get 90 or better that's a chance of a third heat wave of the season with the three days of 90 or better. you can see that the questionable day is tuesday because we're only going for 91. after that it's easy to get to the mid 890s on wednesday and thursday. thursday, thunderstorm and humidity evident on friday, 88
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the high. saturday warm, 88 and sunny and not as humid nice planning for the weekend or timing. >> thanks, dave. michelle obama welcomed thousands of athletes to the special olympics in los angeles 6500 athletes paraded through the los angeles coal -- coliseum to cheer for thousands of fans. they will compete over the next 29 days.
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>> here if he "action news" big board taking a look at the unusual pictures of week. real or fake. robert palmer of washington state found a unique caterpillar crawling around. he claims he tried to keep the bug alive but it since passed away. he sent a picture to animal experts and said they have not responded or can't identify it. his grandson said you photo shopped this. he said believe me i barely know how to use my smart phone. real deal, real face? that's an oddity this morning. the world's largest carmel corn ball was born in oregon.
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25 feet, 67 pounds. they plan to take the mega ball on tour across the u.s. over the next several years. there's a certain stipulation why it's not in the book of world records. it would have to be consumed in two weeks they just want you to look, no tasting involved in that that huge puffy carmel corn ball. 6200 baseball fans battle it out in the world's largest pillow fight. tuesday night after the second inning of a minor league game in st. paul minnesota. the event was organized by the inventor and ceo of my pillow who handed out pillows to fans who showed up to the game because you need pillows for a pillow fight. that's a look at the odd and
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unusual pictures of the week back to you. >> are they good to sleep on that's the question. on 6abc it's the season one finale of celebrity family feud. >> name something a girl might give a girl on their first date. >> a socially transmitted disease. >> oh, good morning. they will face off with fellow comedians, vicky lawrence and her family. tonight's show features a family of the lopez. these are a look at what's on 6abc america's funniest home videos and family feud at 8:00 p.m. and at 9:00 p.m. it's
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the quarter finals of battle bots and the series premier of save my life at 10:00 p.m. "action news" at 11:00 p.m. >> meteorologist david murphy takes another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast this sunday morning in just a few. >> we'll be right back.
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inside story is coming up later on 6abc, here's tamala edwards with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, coming up on inside story this morning, we get into a lot starting with katie mcginnty, looks like she will run for senate. what are her chances is it a
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smart move. we dig into that. we talk about the controversy rolling afternoon bill cosby and the off shoots of that. we saw legal documents come out. what does it mean in terms of relationship between the head of the temple board and cosby and the arguments they are making in his defense do they hold water? we'll see you later on inside story. >> all right so, last knock at the weather here. >> yes. >> reporter: we are looking at a lot of sunshine maybe more cloud cover as the day goes on. don't forget the sunscreen it's one of those kind of days. as you head to the park, cool water, warm and humid sunscreen and drinks if you're not going to the pool. 82 by 11:00. 88 by 4:00. the high will be 89. 4:00 p.m., 88. 6:00 p.m., 83 and down in the 70s by 7:00 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. >> this week with george
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stephanopoulos is next on 6abc. >> he'll talk about the race for the white house plus planned parenthood under fire. here's george with a he preview. >> reporter: good morning we come organ the air with donald trump the frontrunner hillary clinton faces questions about the epales we'll talk about that, plus we have for the fist interview since the under cover video the planned parenthood ceo is here for the first time in an exclusive interview. turkey is taking on isis right now. u.s. officials say this could be a game changer. we'll have more on that, and pierre thomas has an exclusive interview with attorney general loretta lynch. >> that's coming up on this week. >> this is no ordinary summer camp, these kids are learning how to stop cyber chris. >> dads create the spark for
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their own love story. we'll have this story of a dedicated couple. for nydia han, alicia vitarelli, david murphy, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. have a great morning we'll see you back here at noon.
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starting right now on abc's "this week" -- breaking news. isis under fire. a u.s. ally opens up a major new front against the extremist army. is this a game-changer in the fight to take down isis? and the top terror threat at home. america's top prosecutor taking on our most serious moment since 9/11. pierre thomas is one-on-one with attorney general loretta lynn lynch. planned parenthood under fire. it's an abc news exclusive. plus, hillary clinton's campaign, under a brand-new firestorm. trump's gop lead gets even bigger. what he is saying now that has him surging in the poll. from abc news,

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