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fallout from clinton's pneumonia diagnosis. >> just moments ago, clinton took to twitter herself to say she's feeling better and on the road to recovery. we'll hear from a local doctor about the effects pneumonia can have on the body and how long recovery can take in a moment but first abc's kenneth moton is live in washington with more on the new details from hillary clinton's campaign. kenneth. >> reporter: rick and monica, those tweets from hillary clinton started to roll in about 15 minutes ago. she also thanked well wishers and she said in a tweet "like anyone who has ever been home sick from work i'm just anxious to get back out there." a september surprise in the race for president. hillary clinton off the trail recovering from pneumonia her rival donald trump on the trail and on the attack. >> she divides people into baskets as though they were objects not human beings. >> reporter: trump in baltimore seizing on clinton's comments at a fundraiser
friday night calling half of his supporters a basket full of deplorables. >> racist sexist homophobic xenophobe bic islam phobic you name itism clinton says she regretted calling half of trump supporters deplorable. surprisingly no mention of clinton's sunday health scare but on fox news. >> i just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail and we'll be seeing her at the debate. >> reporter: video captured the democratic nominee nearly collapsing outside the 9/11 memorial in new york. clinton's campaign first says she was overheated and dehydrated. then revealed she was diagnosed with pneumonia friday. monday the campaign released new details saying she was busy but alert. clinton even speaking with her running mate tim kaine on the phone. >> the campaign said in retrospect maybe it would have been better to say just after friday to say okay here's the situation. >> reporter: the lack of transparency sparked more criticism against the candidate who is already
facing trustworthiness issues. clinton as campaign says she'll be rehe leasing additional medical records next week and called on trump to do the same. trump says he'll do just. that he says he'll release the details of a physical that he took last week later on this week. now trump's fitness will be the focus of daytime television when he appears on a talk show wednesday monica. reporting live here in washington, kenneth moat he ton channel6 "action news." >> thank you, kenneth. for more on hillary clinton's health we turn to ali gorman. she continues our coverage from the big board now. ali. >> monica, pneumonia is a common infection but you add in the heat, medications and likely not a lot of rest and it's going to take a toll. secretary hillary clinton is seen being held up by aides and wobbling as she left the 9/11 memorial ceremony sunday. her campaign says she was feeling overheated. it was also revealed she was diagnosed with pneumonia on friday.
>> can you check that please. >> internal medicine dr. david targin at lankenau medical center says it's likely community acquired pneumonia. with her schedule being around lots of crowds, shaking hands and holding babies, it can be easy he to pick up germs. >> doing what she's doing for a living she got the bug somehow and it got into her lungs. >> mrs. clinton was prescribed antibiotics and she had said she was taking antihistamines for allergies which can make someone more susceptible for dehydration and heat related illness. >> you have to make sure that you are adequately hydrated drinking enough fluids. >> clinton went to chelsea's home after the incident. she left about an hour later stopping for a picture and smiling. as for pneumonia dr. targin says the recovery takes the right antibiotics and as much rest as possible. he says for a 68-year-old woman, such as secretary clinton, this is vital.
>> sometimes it can take five to seven days until you fully recover. the older you are the longer it's going to take you to recover. most people do recover from a pneumonia such as she's having but if she does not take the advice of her doctor she may end up in the hospital and that's definitely not what she wants. >> the clinton campaign says they have scaled back her schedule this week. now, as for whether she's contagious her camp says that she is not. with most cases of pneumonia people are asked to wash their hands often of course and cover their cough. >> okay. >> thank you ali. >> thank you ali. >> while secretary clinton is off the trail the road to the white house again winds through pennsylvania. tomorrow donald trump will campaign in delaware county. president obama will speak tomorrow afternoon at eakins novel support of mrs. clinton. and abc news is continuing to mon for any developments on the campaign trail for you today. david muir will have much more coming up tonight on world news. that's at 6:30 after aings news at -- "action news" at 6:0. >> authorities are trying to figure out if a toddler
accidentally shot himself inside of a home. police were called to the 2100 block of kumry road in milford township at about 11 o'clock this morning. inside the home a two-year-old was shot. he later died at the hospital. police say it seems like an accident, a tragic accident but it's unclear how the two-year-old had access to a firearm. >> septa is dealing with yet another problem for its regional rail line. train cars that were considered fixed are now being pulled out of service again because of a new problem. the agency announced today the steel pins on the new equalizer beams were showing unexpected wear after less than two weeks of use. septa says the pins apparently rub against the current frame already in place. 14 cars that were put back into service have since been puddles -- pull off the rail. >> aramark cooperation is moving its headquarters but not far. the company says it will leave its highrise on east market
street for a spot closer to the schuylkill river. "action news" reporter sarah bloomquist was at today's announcement. she's live in center city tonight with the details. hi, sarah. >> reporter: hi there, rick. this is the new home of aramark, the former marketplace design center right on the banks of the schuylkill river. you might know it for the big blue wales on the side. this is a big win for the city and the state. of course it means thousands of jobs stay here. it also means big improvements to this building and likely to the surrounding community. >> one,one, two, three. >> reporter: in dramatic fashion, aramark unveiled its new world headquarters at 2400 market street right on the banks of the schuylkill river. the $15 billion global food services company will be the anchor tenant in the building as it's transformed into this modern 600,000 square foot, nine story complex. the announcement was made from atop a building across the river giving a sweeping view of the new site. >> we're excited because it's going to continue to give us the ability to attract some
amazing employees not only now but in the future in a very vibrant city in a beautiful state. >> reporter: aramark's lease is expiring at its namesake tower at 1101 market street in 2018. months ago the company announced it would stay in philadelphia, a big relief considering the company is a major employer in the region. >> aramark is considered a cornerstone in our community. it's located in philadelphia for 55 years. the company employs about 1200 people within the city and 6800 in the greater philadelphia region. >> reporter: 14,000 employees statewide. governor tom wolf said today that the city and state sweeten the pot for aramark with over $20 million in grants and incentive. he sees that as an investment in jobs of course but also a guarantee to bring even more improvements to this section of the city. >> these improvements as you'll see will make the neighborhood that aramark is
going to be occupying better not just for the employees of aramark, not just for the stockholders of aramark but for the people of philadelphia who live and work in and around this place. >> reporter: aramark says this will be an innovative eco friendly building with about 8,000 square feet of terraces so a lot of green space. today 33 gave $100,000 to continue improvements to the schuylkill river trail which again does run right alongside the building. they hope to start transitioning employees here in 2018. live in center city, i'm sarah bloomquist channel6 "action news. >> thank you sarah. a group gathered outside pennsylvania senator pat toomey's office today to demand more for american workers. supporters and volunteers of working america the nonunion arm of the afl-cio pennsylvania rallied today. they asked for tommy's support to raise the minimum wage and sten then the right for workers to unionize. this rally was one of three held statewide today. the others were in pittsburgh and harrisburg. and this statement from
pat toomey's campaign reads in part "senator toomey supports pro growth policies that boost wages across the middle class and create more jobs. toomey is of course running for reelection against democrat katie mcginty. >> a new bill was signed into law today in philadelphia that makes business owners responsible for bad behavior. mayor jim kenney signed bill that highlights several activities that a business owner would have to keep an eye on. including loitering prostitution, litter, gambling and more. if an owner doesn't get help to deal with the issues and is cited three times in 60 days, they could be ordered to stop operations. >> football the carson wentz era is off to a good start for the eagles. yesterday was wentz's first regular season test and it's safe to say he passed with flying colors. the rookie threw 278 yards and two touchdowns leading the eagles to a 29-10 win over the cleveland browns. head coach doug pederson spoke about that win and what he is expecting from wentz
earlier today. >> the more he plays and the more he gets comfortable in what he's seeing the better he's going to become in recognizing, you know, the pressures. >> up next for the eagles a trip to chicago. they'll take on the bears a week from tonight. good beginning though he. >> looks good. looked good yesterday. time for a check of our "action news" traffic report monday night. >> let's take it over live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hi, matt. >> hi, matt. >> we were feeling so he good after that, then the new work week started and we tried to drive and we're not feeling as good anymore. here on the schuylkill expressway accident just happened in the eastbound lanes approaching spring garden street. got it pushed off to the side but now it's extra heavy coming eastbound from the boulevard in toward the vine. if you're headed in early to the phils game tonight. bunch of accidents in montgomery county this afternoon. there's one in willow grove along 611 at fitzwatertown road by the tony ronnie's and dunkin' donuts. one on 611 old york road in abington township and in lower moreland watch out for a crash alongy along county line road at pine road there near sunset memorial park.
crash involving a pedestrian close to conestoga high school. that's along conestoga road at irish road. watch out for emergency crews there. in franklin township gloucester county a crash along 40 harding highway along dutch mill road. 20 minute delays on the wilmington newark line and westbound delays on the 15 trolley because of a crash at girard and germantown. we'll check it again rick and monica, coming up in the next half hour. >> matt see you that end that thank you. much more ahead on "action news" at 5:00. new surveillance video rehe leased after a fire destroyed a mosque. why officials there say the timing of the flames may point to arson or a hate crimely. >> also, the rally at city hall today ahead of a funding fight for philadelphia public schools at the state supreme court. cecily. >> well it's a beautiful start to the work week with sunshine, low humidity but i am tracking a brief return of summertime heat. i'll let you know when in the accuweather forecast when "action news" returns. >> ♪
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>> in florida officials are trying to determine if a fire at a mosque was set intentionally. this is new surveillance video showing someone running away from the building moments after the fire began last night. the islamic center of fort pierce is the same mosque attended by omar mateen the gunman who opened fire inside
of the pulse nightclub in orlando florida. police say the timing of the fire which happened on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 and the beginning of an islamic holiday suggest that the fire could be a hate crime. >> the fight for funding for pennsylvania public schools will come to ahead when the lawsuit heads to the supreme court. new at 5:00 tonight "action news" reporter bob brooks live in dillworth park with how both sides are preparing for tomorrow's hearing. good evening, bob. >> reporter: monica, good evening. for those in support of this lawsuit, tonight their last chance for a battle cry to gain some momentum before this heads to court and they did that with that rally out here that is sort of wrapping up outside of city hall. we have some music and some supporters still out there but most importantly we had a lot of speakers that were students upset about this and for those who are against this lawsuit, that includes the governor tom wolf. he says the state is handling
this problem. it's now the night before their biggest fight. >> ♪ >> reporter: the students, the band and faculty from the william penn school district as well as philadelphia community leaders. tomorrow the william penn school district versus the pennsylvania department of education argument is being heard at the state supreme court. >> i just started school today and i went to my physics classroom and there's not enough seats for me. >> reporter: that's jamyra william a senior within the william penn school system. she's passionate about what she says is the department of education's unfair distribution of funds is it. >> we're fighting for equal funding. something we should have already had. >> reporter: the rally was partially hosted by philadelphia city council woman hell gims. >> we are the worst state in the nation when it comes to funding gaps between the poorest school districts and the wealthiest school districts here in philadelphia we struggle to put teachers in
classrooms. >> reporter: but today pennsylvania governor tom wolf argued his administration is fixing the issue. >> and if you look over the last two years public education -- education at all levels in pennsylvania has gotten more money. >> reporter: governor wolf says a basic education funding commission has created a new formula to exhibits funds proportionately. he doesn't want the courts involved. >> i think that the right way to continue to do that is the governor's office and the legislature working together try not to put that in the hand of the judicial branch. >> reporter: but those like miller and gims say it's too late. >> we've given the state decades to be able to fix the funding. >> reporter: okay, back out live here another look at that stage and the rally. again things are sort of wrapping up down here. now, william penn school district is one of six school districts listed as plaintiffs in this case and again the argument being heard tomorrow and you will be sure we will be following along. reporting live in center city,
bob brooks channel6 "action news. rick. >> bob thank you. we have some breaking news to pass along from new castle county delaware at this hour. chopper6 is over the scene of an accident involving a truck and a school bus. it happened just before 4:30 this afternoon along the northbound lanes of route 896 near brennan drive in bear delaware. that's the school bus we're looking at right now. meals say about 18 kids were on the bus at the time. they attend the delaware first state academy. six of them suffered minor injuries. the investigation is being handled by delaware state police to find out exactly what happened here but again, an accident involving a truck and a school bus, six kids suffering minor injuries. we'll continue to follow the story and bring you more as it becomes available to us. we'll be right back. when it comes to risking social security on the stock market...
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>> time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. >> that's right. meteorologist cecily tynan here to talk about the week ahead. how is it looking. >> looking pretty good. certainly starting out beautiful. we are live on sky6 taking a look at philadelphia international airport seeing blue skies and sunshine really very few clouds. one cloud right there in the distance and right now temperatures very comfortable. philadelphia 82 degrees, allentown 79, wilmington 81. we he do have what's known as a sea breeze front that's very close to the i-95 corridor. this is where we have the winds off the ocean. cape may 74 degrees and you can really see that front with the dewpoints. west of that sea breeze front it's very dry. dewpoints in the 40's feeling a little bit like fall. east of it dewpoints a little bit higher generally in the 60's but still looking really nice, very comfortable conditions. satellite6 along with action radar slowing we showing --
showing we have high pressure right over us squeezing most of the moisture out of the atmosphere. that high pressure will bring us very comfortable conditions for sleeping tonight. i already have all my windows opened in my house with the air conditioning off. tonight's a great night for that. a fall feeling 63 in philadelphia. allentown a little bit of a chill in the air dropping all the way to 53. trenton 54. and millville 56. cape may 62 and wilmington down to 60 degrees. well, fall is very close. 10 days away, the official autumnal equinox when fall arrives. 49 days until halloween. but still 57 days until election day. tomorrow temperatures will be warming up little bit more than today, good amount of sunshine through the day so another beautiful day with low humidity. at 8 o'clock 66, by 2 o'clock 83, 5 o'clock 85 and by 8 o'clock 78 degrees. we do have a new tropical storm, tropical storm ian was formed today at 11 o'clock maximum sustained winds 40 miles per hour. this is the best type of
tropical storm. it will not become a hurricane and it's no threat to land. looks like this will be a fish storm recurving out to sea well east of bermuda. the five day at 5:00 tomorrow another beautiful day 86 degrees. wednesday we spike with near record heat, the record high 92 set back in 1985. we'll be close to that with a high of 91 but then a cold front moves through wednesday night for the most part dry. behind that system another breath of fresh air on thursday, 80 degrees. friday 82. saturday the better of the two days this weekend, 84 degrees. looks like we finally have a chance of some rain on sunday. adam will talk about that in the accuweather 7-day forecast. all in all the forecast looking pretty nice. >> yeah, we like it. >> sounds nice. >> thank you cecily. >> much more "action news" when we take a break. we'll be right back.
and carson wentz shines during his nfl debut yesterday earning the eagles first wip of the season. jaime apody has more from coach pederson. >> now the details. murder of a young woman in trenton on friday set off a deadly chain of events in the city over the weekend. two men were targeted at a shell gas station another person was stabbed in a laundromat just this morning. police are trying to determine if this is just a spike in violence or the new normal. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic spoke with concerned residents live outside that shell gas station with more. nora. >> reporter: hi there monica. it's been a violent few days in trenton. police say the common denominator in two of the shootings including a double murder at this gas station appears to be neighborhood disputes that people decided to settle with guns. >> it just makes for a horrible weekend. that's trenton police director ernie parry. the violence began friday here on the 200 block of spring street when 20-year-old keonna hughey was found shot to death inside her apartment the victim of a robbery. fast forward to early sunday
morning first a man was wounded in a drive by shooting at calhoun and passaic. three hours later two men were killed in a shooting at this shell gas station at greenwood and chambers. they included 21-year-old kordrese robinson and jahday twisdale. >> the firearm is a great equalizer if you will and unfortunately we have a lot of firearms that are in this city illegally. >> reporter: parry says neighborhood disputes are a factor in both sunday's double murder and drive by shooting. >> it's sad. very sad. >> reporter: why? >> because of all the killing. my ground son just got shot to death in april. >> reporter: helen johnson's grandson 26-year-old jermaine johnson was gunned down in a drive way. his uncle says there are too many guns and young people ready to use them. >> violence, drugs, you know, i mean all that plays a part, you know. they don't -- they don't care about they self. they he not going care about
nobody else. >> reporter: the police director is asking the public for help reminding everyone that information can be given anonymously by going to trenton police.com and clicking on the my block tab. >> making our plea to them that hey you need to be involved. if you know something you really need to let us know. >> reporter: police tell me they've identified two suspects in the shooting of that young woman on friday. fair jail in pennsylvania on other charges. they're still looking for information about the sunday shootings and a establishing that took place at a laundromat or near a laundromat on south clinton avenue this morning. they're asking if you know something, please call them. live in trenton, i'm nora muchanic channel6 "action news." rick. >> all right, nora, thank you. also from our new jersey news room tonight a clementon camden county man is accused of stealing his neighbor's wifi to download child pornography. he's behind bars on $150,000 bail. initially the detectives with high tech crimes went to a home on woodmill drive and confronted the owner who had
no knowledge of the crimes. an investigation revealed that the owner's neighbor 55-year-old louis lasalle had allegedly pirated his neighbor's wifi which was not password protected. he is suspected of downloading 33,000 pornographic images and 700 videos. chopper6 hovered over firefighters as they battled a blaze in sharon hill delaware county this morning. the fire department tells "action news" the crews found live wires on the house when they first arrived here on calcon hook road. because of that they had to wait until power was shut off before they could put out the flames. fortunately no one was injured. >> also in delaware county a crash along the blue route is causing traffic tieups this afternoon. chopper six over the scene a short time ago in radnor township. two cars collided in the southbound lanes near the county line road overpass just after 3:30. we do know people were injured in the crash. they were taken to the hospital for treatment. drivers should expect delays in that area. the search is on in ocean county for an alleged peeping tom who has been taking
pictures of unsuspecting women in dressing rooms at a local target store. brick township police released these surveillance image on the man. they say he reached under the stall doors with his phone to take pictures on two different days august 29th and then again friday september 9th. investigators say he drives an older model bmw with tinted windows. we're asked to call detectives if you recognize this man. >> the united states is urging all sides in syria's civil war to follow a nationwide ceasefire that has now taken effect. secretary of state john kerry says there's been a reduction in violence since the truce began at sundown. kerry negotiated the truce with russia. they are key allies of syrian president bashar al sad's government. as we said calm remains for now. a healthy baby boy was born a -- aboard a migrant rescue vessel in the
mediterranean sea. the charity ship aquarius tweeted image the newborn. dad and the baby's two big brothers were there with mom as well. the infant's dramatic entry into the world comes after more than 2,000 migrants were rescued in 18 sea miix -- missions zone. a grand jury will decide whether -- a special prosecutor appointed in july to investigate an alleged coverup in the october 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. she said the grand jury is the fairest way to handle the case instead of making charging decisions on her own. officer jason van dyk is charged with murder in mcdonald's death. he pleaded not guilty. >> in tennessee the memphis fire director is calling it the most tragic loss of life in a single fire there since the 1920's. nine people from the same family died in a blaze overnight. memphis firefighters rushed to the house when someone inside called 911. investigators are still looking for the cause but they
know the blaze started in the living room. they also say the house had a security door and bars on the windows which hampered the family's escape. three adults and six children died. another child is still in the hospital in critical condition. in world news tonight with david muir we'll have much more on today's top stories around the nation including that tragic fire in memorial fills. you can watch that following "action news" at 6:00. >> time for an update on the highways and by ways tonight with matt pelman. >> time to see what's rolling. hey, matt. >> traffic is not matching the weather that's for sure on this beautiful monday evening. we've got a bunch of problems including an accident here on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side approaching spring garden. you can see police now on the scene. the good thing is everything is off to the side. so, the eastbound lanes are all opened as you head toward the phils game but the traffic in them is moving really slowly and the westbound traffic just as bad, 34 minutes in both directions. that's a 20 minute delay either way on the schuylkill. now just off the schuylkill on the vine, not a whole lot better. a sea of headlights and
taillights parked traffic in both directions. oh, and just in case you were wondering the vine will close again tonight and most of the nights this week at 11 o'clock for overnight construction. a lot of of our accidents in montgomery county are clearing out but there's still that one in abington township that has been there most of the afternoon on 611. i would still use easton road instead. if you can i would stay on highway one for your travels through bear delaware this afternoon. had that accident involving the bus and the utz truck. that's a good area to avoid. several mass transit issues as well wilmington newark line has 20 minute delays because of earlier downed wires and the 15 trolley is running with westbound delays because of a crash at girard and germantown. rick and monica, back over to you. >> all right matt thank you again. much more still ahead on "action news" monday night a show of support from several nfl players for '9ers quarterback colin kaepernick whose star spangled banner protest continues to draw praise and criticism inside and outside of the league. >> the wait is over. its time to dance.
seals son 23 of "dancing with the stars" premiers tonight right here on 6abc. we're live in hollywood with a preview. adam. >> final that fall feeling is in the air. temperature right now just 82 in philadelphia, 70's to the north. however, you still want the humidity, the 90's, its back in that seven-day forecast. i'll let you know when in accuweather. >> jaime apody with sports including more on the eagles impros sieve season opener when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪
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i believe he's disqualified himself to be president. i just cannot support donald trump. >> well tonight all eyes will once again be on quarterback colin kaepernick to see if he keeps up his protest by refusing to stand during
the national anthem. yesterday other fellow nfl players joined in support of kaepernick. some players locked arms others knelt and a few raised their fists. >> that was my purpose in trying to raise awareness. >> we took a symbolic knee to say that we see and feel you, the people out there that are hurting. >> nfl commissioner roger goodell weighed in over the weekend. he said while he supports his players he hopes they will remain respectful. >> jaime apody here with sports now and the eagles big
win in their season open. >> it was great. we have to temper it. it was the browns. >> it was. >> but it was a lot of hope. >> yes. >> yeah, absolutely. >> and a win is a win is a win. >> but the big win came with potentially a big loss. eagles could be without zach ertz we learn who is dealing with a displaced ribly he suffered the injury on this camp in the first quarter. but played through it. they thought it was just a shoulder strain. it's not broken. officially his status will be week to week but coach pederson explains why it is a bit concerning. >> it's a dangerous situation with a displaced bone. you're talk up around the neck and head area so any type of blow again could do further damage to that. that's why -- that's why it's a week to week deal to see how it heals and recovers. >> of course its day after everyone still talking about the debut performance from carson wentz. what a debut it was. [cheers and applause] >> wentz takes the snap.
he steps up. firing into the end zone. caught. touchdown! touchdown! the first nfl touchdown pass by carson wentz. what a sport. >> merrill was excited. wentz 22 for 33, 278 yards two touchdowns both beautifully thrown balls. eagles beat the browns 29-10. pederson said today after watching the game film he was just as impressed with wentz as he was in person yesterday. here's what he wants the star pupil to understand the day after. >> my message to carson, obviously enjoy it. you know, this business is short lived. you get a chance to watch the film and make the corrections and we're right on to the next opponent. for him to have that kind of poise in the pocket for his first start and really only having about four series throughout the entire training camp, you just -- you just can't teach that. >> you know he has a maturity about him that, you know, even if it's not cars time he's
treating it like it is. >> it's his team now. he did a good job. >> got a great team win, yeah, i think it will hit me now after the game that i've been dreaming about this since i was a kid but again it's just the first of many and it's on to next week. >> the birds don't play again until one week from tonight in chicago monday night football and we are teaming up with phl17 to bring it to you. starts with our pregame special countdown to kickoff at 8 o'clock followed by the eagles and bears 8:30 next monday on phl17. the browns must be kicking themselves. first they passed on carson wentz now it appears they need a quarterback. robert griffin, iii broke a bone in his shoulder when he was hit by jalen mills in the fourth quarter yesterday. eats expected to miss at least eight games maybe the season. the phillies are back for a nine game home stand their second to last of the year. call it the ryan howard farewell tour. he bats cleanup tonight. phils hosting the pirates hoping to snap out of a three game losing streak. jeremy hellickson takes the hill.
phils are 63 and 80. last year they were 63 and 99. so you figure they got to improve on that. here's what the skipper wants to see down the stretch. >> looking for as many winds as we can get. you know, we've matched last year's win total i would like to win 70 games at least. so, i think our starting pitching has settled in to where they've done a -- they're part of the bargain. they've really given us a chance to win games. >> hm. improvement. that's important. we'll take it. >> slow and steady. >> thank you. >> thank you jamie. all right. time now to go back to the ballroom tonight. "dancing with the stars" kicking off season 23 with a whole new cast of celebrities. >> abc's lauren lyster is in l.a. with a preview of what we can expect and who could take home that coveted mirrorball. hi there. >> reporter: hi, monica and rick. yeah, we are just a few hours away from the live season premiere a brand new cast of celebrity contestants will perform on this sound stage right behind me. we'll soon learn if a grammy or olympic gold medal means
anything on the dance floor. >> ♪ >> reporter: get ready to rhumba: another season of "dancing with the stars" kicking off. >> ♪ >> reporter: the pros and new celebrity cast members on "good morning america" giving us a preview of what to expect. returning to the ballroom fresh from the olympics swimmer ryan lochte and gymnast laurie hernandez. a reality tv star breaking down barriers. >> honestly i am honored to be the very first little person to ever be a part of "dancing with the stars." (applause). >> reporter: indy car driver already campaigning to win. >> we're good at turning both left and right. helps on the racetrack as well as the dance floor. >> light up the stage. >> reporter: rapper vanilla ice bringing his 90's moves to the competition. >> i'll have to clean the rust
of a off of them. see what we got. >> reporter: rounding out the cast of 13 a former governor former nfl star a model, two singers and 3tv stars. and ahead of the big show, the dancers pulling back the curtain on practice. >> everyone makes it look easy and it is not easy. >> my sister said i couldn't dance as well. that was a little motivation. >> reporter: and gave us hints of what's to come. >> our first dance is fox trot. >> first dance we're doing is the jive. >> reporter: tonight each couple will perform either a fox trot a jive a cha-cha or venines waltz. the good news no one will be eliminate. lauren lyster channel6 "action news." monica, rick. >> we'll be watching. thanks lauren. grab your dancing shoes get ready for the return of "dancing with the stars" it kicks off tonight at 8:00 right here on 6abc. differently.
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sounds like for the most part we're settling into a nice weather pattern. >> yeah, kind of more typical for this time of year. >> we like typical. >> it's all right. [laughter] we have one day with temperature in the 90's and the humidity. that's it for the seven day. as we look at double scan live radar there's a sea breeze front approaching philadelphia and trenton with some clouds but overall it's a pretty beautiful start to the work and school week. the action cam along the delaware river here.
you can seat ducks on the delaware and a fairly cloudless sky today at times some puffy cumulus clouds in new jersey but that is about it. and relief, yes, it is here. 95 degrees, three days in a row from thursday, friday, saturday with that heat wave that was four days long, number seven of the year and it quickly dropped off on sunday down to 85 degrees. today our high came in at 84 and as nice as today felt, it is still 4 degrees above normal. we he have been running with temperatures way above average through the majority of the summer season so once we start to fall back to normal, it is going to feel pretty cool. 79 quakertown, 79 pottstown, saint davids 76 degrees right now kennett square sitting at 80, martins creek at 83 degrees and some cooler numbers in eastern and southern new jersey with that sea breeze and easterly wind all the way far west as hammonton as well as browns mills. 73 to 78 degrees there. and then you bump on the other side of the front 80 in glassboro and 82 degrees in
cinnaminson. high pressure in control suppressing the heat and the humidity down to the carolinas and you can see the trajectory of those clouds and showers. it's not moving to the north. it's moving from the southwest to the north and east so this high will remain in control here as we get into tuesday. but for tonight it's clear, it's calm, that fall feeling, some fresh air, if you can crack the windows opened 53 in the suburbs, 63 for center city with a very light wind out of the south-southeast two to 4 miles an hour. in the city of philadelphia tomorrow, warm afternoon with a lot of sunshine, south-southwesterly wind four to 8 miles an hour. those temperatures are going come up a little more. then today by a couple of degrees but again we at least keep the low humidity sticking around for your tuesday. lehigh valley lots of sunshine, again low humidity there as well. temperature sitting at 84 degrees. and if you're heading to the shore or staying there for an extra day, winds will come in off of the water so a lot of sun, a cool sea breeze. so tomorrow in atlantic city
and all shore points you can expect temperatures to top off in the upper 70's. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 86 tomorrow. warmer but low humidity and then near record heat for one day here, the middle of the week on wednesday. 91. with humidity. a cold front comes in wednesday night but really the rain with this front is going to kind of fall apart so to speak. it will evaporate. so we're not looking at any beneficial rain as we drop the temperatures going into thursday. in fact, thursday it is beautiful, low humidity, 80 degrees which is average for this time of year. and then we go back above normal but it's still gorgeous on friday, 82. sun and clouds saturday, 84 degrees. second half of the weekend there's the potential that it could be a little wet here at times on sunday, low 80's and some sun returning on monday with a leftover shower or two at 84 degrees. so, overall, temperatures stay above normal over the next seven days, but with no humidity and temperatures in the 80's it's going to feel pretty good.
>> finally tonight work on atlantic city's so-called gateway project is well under way. in fact, excavation began this morning on a new parking garage. just part of the $200 million plan to transform sections of a.c. including a plan to build a new stockton university campus on the site of the former atlantic city high school. well the new garage could be opened by december. the entire project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2018. >> right now the "action news" team is standing by with these stories and more next at 6:00. police searching inside a bucks county home where a toddler was shot and killed this morning. and septa suffers a setback. officials pull trains that were recently just put back into service. what that means for commuters already dealing with delays for months. >> also big employer is on the move in philadelphia. where aramark is setting up its new headquarters. that and much more coming up next at 6:00 now for meteorologist adam joseph
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night jim is off, i'm rick williams. in the news a school bus collides with a truck in delaware and a south jersey auto body shop goes up in flames. but the big story on "action news" tonight is a tragic shooting in bucks county that took the life of a toddler. it happened this morning in milford township along the 2100 block of kumry road. while the investigation
continues police believe this may have been a terrible accident, that the two-year-old-year-old child may have accidentally shot himself. "action news" reporter walter perez is lie outside the home where police are now executing a search warrant tonight. walter. >> reporter: as you mentioned rick authorities finally executed the search warrant for the home there. a lot of investigators sign inside that homeworking to find out the circumstances of the shooting of that two-year-old boy. distraught friends and family along with a slew of investigators could be seen coming and going from this home all afternoon. it's all in response to the shooting death of a two-year-old boy identified as benjamin austin smith. the crime section commander for pennsylvania state police troop m says despite the realities his office face every day nothing really prepares you for cases like these. >> extremely difficult. the fact that the trooper on scene had a two-year-old and we all feel it. so