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case of he bowl and prominent >> this was the scene late today as ambulance took dr. craig spencer from manhattan apartment to bellevue hospital and tonight
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we know that spencer has tested positive for he we'll be virus and new york is preparing for first ebola case for months and officials say they are are ready. thursday night the big story on "action news" tonight is ebola in new york. and tonight-, doctors are treating the patient and health detectives are repraiseing that patient's steps over the last several days. answer news reporter sharee williams is live at the big board tonight. sharee we're getting a good deal of information tonight. that is the case, jim and there's a measure of concern tonight as we now know this person was moving along round new york city and including going to a bowling alley. he used public transportation and even took a car service in the hours before he reported showing symptoms. the patient is craig spencer. here he is. he's 33 years old. and we also know he works at new york presbyterian columbia hospital in emergency medicine and more recently he was in west africa working with organization doctors without borders and
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today he fell ill. positive for ebola. that's the word from preliminary test for patient craig spencer. it's the first case of virus in new york and late tonight health officials and mayor of america's largest city trying to quell fears after learning he was in public places such as bowling alley and also using train and subway system just yesterday. >> and we emphasize ebola is very dive document contract. >> dr. spencer was in guinnea one of the three hot countries for ebola working with doctors without borders. he departed guinea october 14 and flew through brussels and landed at jfk 17th and began to feel tired on 21 and today he reported having a fever.
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he was rushed to bellevue hospital, transported by ambulance especially equipped for hazardous material and at his apartment today police officers wearing masks, neighbors anxious at a local councilman tried to calm fears. >> frankly people in the neighborhood are scared and some are panicked in fact i had one gentleman who would not shake my hand he was scared. >> anden gurnl courageing the hospital has been holding drills in case an ebola patient came through the doors and tonight those plans going into motion. >> health officials are working to trace who dr. spencer has been in contact with. we are told tonight, jim, his girlfriend was already placed in quarantine. >> thank you, sure he, other ebola us in, mali is latest nation to confirm case of ebola extending outbreak to four west african countries and a
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2-year-old girl is first reported ebola patient in mali came from neighboring gui next a where all the outrage rages on. we have a special section set up on our web site compiling all the latest developments on ebola and in addition to the breaking updates, there is a helpful guide on fact versus fiction and answers about how the virus really spreads. it's available to view right now on your tablet or computer at >> the football season now over for central bucks west high school as administrators react to allegations of hazing within the football program and "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live outside cb fwheingt doylestown. dap what's the latest on this? >> well, jim the dust has not even begun to settle from the bomb shell dropped here late
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today shocked and scream disappointment that the football program is cancelled on the eave of one of the greatest rivals in the country. we wanted to hear brian henzlees side of the story. we caught one him tonight at his home. >> coach can we talk you to coach about what happened sir? >> i'm not going to comment. >> even for the students' sake or anything. >> head coach had nothing to say after he and the entire varsity and junior varsity staff were suspended effective immediately this in wake of hazing scandal that forced district to cancel the home owe coming again against rival central bucks east and the final game october 31. >> for me was my first east west game and i don't get to experience that like other kids got to. >> school district investigation say some freshman members of team were forced to perform humiliating acts.
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one student was forced to grab a player's private parts while fully closed. david wetsle blamed authorities for the event to spiral out of control. >> why would you have the weight room or additional facilities open when you're all supposed to be outside enjoying a picnic. >> nicole boyer's son is senior player open the team as for the hazing. >> he was never a part of it for that whole things but you know it is heartbreaking. >> heartbreaking indeed, central bucks west memorial field sat empty tonight as empty as every student feels. >> it's pretty sad because the rest of the season got cancelled. >> also i'm parting of the marching band and senior. the last two games were taken. it stinks. >> now in let to parents the superintendent says "i recognize that this news will be disappointing and possibly
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unsetting to many. i believe this swift and firm action is absolutely necessary. tonight, it is up in the air if and when the coaching staff will be loued to return. we're live at central bucks west doylestown i'm dann cuellar "channel 6 action news." >> thank you, dann. ducis rodgers there are a lot of terrific high school football programs in the area and few with the heritage of central bucks west. >> jim the call, cb west football program a storied program may not do it justice despite being 2-6 this season this is a school competing for championships year in and out. dominant since late 70s over late coach cb west won eight titles since 19 78 and 90s school ripped off three straight championships and tenton junior head cope of the browns. he tells "action news" tonight he is saddened by today's news. he knows some of the coaches on
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the staff. petin says he's certain they didn't promote or condone this in any way. if he had a school aged son, today, he would not has tate to have his son play for the coach. >> thank you, ducis. >> a gun incident at malvern prep high school today landed twod men behind bars. police arrested 22-year-old jabree richardson ofard moore and 59-year-old michael o'brien of glen mills they were using 2 caliber rifle to shoot target practice on school grounds. the school went on lockdown until police could disarm the men. fortunately nobody was hurt. >> we're learning more about the gunman that launched the deadly attack on ottawa canada. michael zehah-bibeau was a recent converted to islam and
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his frustration for passport may have prompted him to strike out against the government. bibeau that was killed was a petty criminal with lots of owe eps fences. the man that killed him was treated look a hero on parliament hill. sergeant at arms kevin vikkers carrying ceremonial mace as he always was today he was given standing ovation. this was him yesterday gun drawn moments after shooting the ghaun. his job is largely ceremonial but was more than that yesterday. >> a new york city police officer suffered critical head injuries when a hatchet wielding man tacked without warning and police say four rookie officers were patrolling in queens this afternoon when the suspect approached and started swinging. one officer was struck in the head and another in the arm.
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the other two suffered minor injuries but managed to fire on the suspect. he was pronounced dead at the scene. a female by stander was shot in the back. the suspect was identified as zale thompson. police say he had a criminal record in california and was discharged from the navy for misconduct. and in philadelphia, a septa cop suffered head injuries trying to breakp a huge brawl of students this afternoon at a market l stop. police say he intervened in a fight amongst the group of girls at 46 and mark net west philadelphia and that's when an unknown suspect sucker punched officer in back of head cutting his ear. witnesses say the loan officer pull out his baton to defend himself against the group of 100 younls. crossing guard renee ford receives this all the time she says. >> every day they fight and makes no sense at all thames bar asking and humiliating and older
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people cannot go back and form to the market makes no sense at all. >> the officer is a 24 year veteran of septa transit police. no arrests have been made. >> a former philadelphia traffic court judge has been charged with bribery for allegedly taking a 200 dollar brace nret lob yoingt was really informant. philadelphia da essential williams announced charges today and showed the tiffany bracelet that he says former judge thomasinetynes received to help a lobbyist. still to come on "action news" tonight a plane and helicopter dmrash midair. but a special parachute was able to save lives. >> and the reason why mayor netter was repelling down a center city building today, yes, that's the mayor. and something to remember. scientists figure out how many glasses of wine you should drink to boost your memory.
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cecily. >> did you forget, jim? >> stormtracker 6 live showing the system that brought us two days of dreary weather moving away. tracking return of sunshine and brief and pretty dramatic warm-up in the accuweather 7-day forecast. >> ducis rogers with eagles facing challenge on the ground against cardinals when "action facing challenge on the ground against cardinals when "action news" continues tonight
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>> we have breaking news tonight from delaware. firefighters are battling this raging blaze in cranston heights, new castle county. crews were called to 2755 sky lark road and found a two story home engulfed in flames and that hour no reports of any injuries but that gellin' is a loss. three people are dead after an
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airplane and helicopter klied in midair near frederick municipal airport in maryland the crash happened 3:40 this afternoon two men in the plane survived because they were able to deploy para chutes. not clear if all three people that died were in the chopper or somebody on the ground was killed nearly 200 local high school students are scrambling tonight after they learned act test they took went missing and the college entrance exams in question were taken at upper darby high school on september 13. act officials say there was a breach of protocol and the tests were mailed incorrectly and are now lost. affected students don't scores for the standardized test and cannot retake the scam in time for most college early decision deadlines. >> i thought di really well compared to other test results. can i not put my best foot forward. it's so competitive i don't know what to do. >> the act rescheduled a new
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test for next saturday and congressman pat meehan wrote to postmaster general seeking information about the lost scams. >> struggles were shared with st. university student athletes. he talked about his battle with drug and alcohol addiction and how it destroyed his career with boston celtics. he's been drug free since august 2008 and the speech was part of the st. joseph's life skills program and new lanes open new jersey turnpike set to open this weekend and relieve a major bottle neck. turnpike doubles 6 to twelve lanes to interchange nine in new brunswick. state officials say the five-year-long widening project came in more than $200 million below budget following a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow morning the northbound lanes open saturday night and southbound lanes next weekend.
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>> falling natural gas prices turning into savings for customers of pse&g it will seasoned a credit to cut the average bill nearly a third. the credit is in addition to rate reduction in effect october 1. >> there's a no new reason to raise a glass on "healthcheck" tonight. a study by several university shows light to moderate drinking after the age of 60 is associated with better memory. alcohol stimulates cells in the brain to better remember specific events. the study says two drinks a day foremen, one for women, the research was published in the american journal of alzheimer's disease and other dimen shaz. let's get the 7-day accuweather forecast looking better from cecily tynan. >> much better in time for the weekend really. stormtracker 6 double scan showing we have dry conditions tonight. we still have a lot of clouds. and clouds this evening made it
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so we could not see this. i have video now this is partial solar eclipse from the griffin observatory in los angeles the new moon passes between earth and sun at angle that's why it's partial but with cloud cover today we could not see this this is video with special filter since you can't look into the sunch the next will number three years and hopefully that night or that afternoon we will have clear skies. today yet again he we were tuck in the clouds and 50s. yesterday's high, 58. today, 577 below average and it felt cool were peak wind gusts of 35 miles an hour. it was cool and blustery day. temperatures holding the 50s now. 55 in philadelphia. allentown 53. wilmington 55. trenton 52. a sea isle city 52. poconos dropped down to 456789 satellite 6 and action radar showing you see this spin in the
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atmosphere. that's coastal low that was really stalled. it's finally moving off the coast of cape cod. clouds beginning to break it will be warmer than today 66 the high. saturday high pressure energies in little more. plenty of sunshine slightly warmer, 67. this cold front moves through on saturday night. brings us a little bit of cloud cover. saturday night and behind that on sunday we'll see some sunshine again but it will be gusty di day and slightly cooler and the weekend is looking nice. mixture of sun and clouds for the bus stop forecast. good idea to have kids wear jackets. by 8:00, temperature of 51. day planner tomorrow showing during the morning mixture of
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sun and clouds. by 10:00, 56. then sunshine really take over. 63 degrees at 1:00 and by 4:00, 66 with slight breeze again out of the northwest at about 20 miles an hour. nice day. so the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, breezy and warmer tomorrow, 66 degrees. saturday, get outside and enjoy if you can. mostly sunny. foliage peaking here, 67. and surprised behind that front will be wind whipped. high of 66 degrees and future tracker showing 1010:00 in the morning wind gust around 20, 25 mimes an hour and definitely a blustery day and winds diminish monday and we begin the process of warming things up. 65 degrees monday. we bump it up to 73 degrees. if hi lipstick on my teeth now, now i'm hearing, tuesday, wednesday, how about this, 76 degrees and cold front brings us
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showers, wednesday night and temperatures begin to fwal high thursday of only 66 degrees. i'm done to my forecast. i can lick the lipstick off my teeth. thank you. >> personal here sgle those things happen. >> kimle center tonight with sweet sounds of music ♪ >> more than 100 violinist ranging in age from 5 to 22 join members of the philadelphia orchestra and this was first play in of the season. these performances are free for participants and members of the audience ♪ >> and music and dancing filled love park in center city philadelphia tonight. they celebrated indian cultural showcase. hindu festival is celebrated each fall light over darkness good over evil and hope over each fall light over darkness good over evil and hope over dispair.
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>> jimmy kimmel liver coming up after "action news." here is jimmy with preview of tonight's show. >> hello philadelphia. here is what is waiting for you after the news [ cheers ]. >> when i hear stuff like that i don't have any control
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politician is like walking a tight rope but for mayor nutter tin included harnesses. the mayor took a wawing open the wild side today. the actual side of one logan square 18 and cherry in center city. he repeled 418 feet down to the ground as part of high adrenalin fundraiser for philadelphia outward bound school. mr. mayor. michael nutter. >> good for him. >> not too bad. >> eagles, cardinals, and going to be a good game. >> tough game as well, jim, 5-1 against 5-1 eagles in for a test against cardinals sunday. number one in the nfl against the run. and that means nick foles may be asked to do more with his arm. this begins a tough stretch for eagles three of the next four games on the road and eagles being louded for record but they are not letting any of that hype go to their heads.
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>> we're 5-1 right now and that does not guarantee us anything. so we got to act like we have nothing and go play next next week try to be 1-0. >> most important thing is record not stats good statistics will bren the win in. we're in a position we want to improve. the record doesn't matter it's on to the next week. this game is most important game. it's you know one game season right now. >> blood will not be thicker than water sunday eagle linebacker emmanuel acho has a younger brother sam acho playing for arizona big brother used to take it to little brother when they were kids. >> i hope this gets to eagles media we played basketball at our house and play one-on-one and first to 11 i would be up 9-3 he would quit and put the ball down and walk inside. >> that's when i was 6 or 7 he's harping on younger times harping on past victoryes.
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>> there's no quitting this sunday then right. >> no, not at all. i don't plan on them getting up eerm. we'll see. but there is no quitting. you cannot hit reset button any more. >> funny my mother brother and i have the same relationship. >> time to check in with ron jaworksi. he likes where the eagles are but sees room for improvement. >> number one you have to feel good about the record 5-1 i don't think they played their best football cumulatively over the six games i thought their best game clearly was against giants and you have to feel good that you start to get players back healthy and had the bye week and evaluate the football team and chip kelly and staff evaluated every player and implemented the first six games and they'll be ready to rock for the next ten. >> eagles game day kickoff comes your way live from arizona mike quick has extended interview
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with todd herremans and eagles game day final sunday night
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what's the truth on taxes? says it's tom corbett who's being dishonest. they say tom wolf has a plan to reduce income taxes for the middle class and cut local property taxes. and tom corbett? it's corbett who slashed education by a billion dollars... ...and now almost 80% of school districts plan to raise property taxes. and it's corbett who's increasing gas taxes by 28 cents a gallon. tom corbett. desperate and dishonest.
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>> sixers preseason schedule comes to a close in detroit. they lose 109 to 103 noel does play in spite of respiratory infection. 8 points, 8 rebounds, five blocks sixers open regular season wednesday at indiana. phillies 2014 season was a loss and chase utley could come out a winner second base sman with the gold glove and phillies like what they saw from grady size moore. they signed outfielder to 1 year two million dollar contract. he batted .25 with philly and fizzled down the stretch had four hits in the month of september.
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that's ports. >> thank you, ducis. >> hispanic bar association in pennsylvania held 25 annual legal education fund scholarship in center city the event raises money for enrolling law school in the commonwealth of pennsylvania and delaware valley. the bar with honored leon rodriguez director of u.s. citizenship and immigration services. >> "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel 6 followed by "nightline". jimmy's guest tonight taylor swift and alfred enock! "action news" continues at 4:30 with tamala edwards, matt o'donnell, meteorologist david murphy and karen rogers with traffic. for cecily tynan, ducis rogers the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. good
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- taylor swift. from "how to get away with murder," alfred enoch. and "this week in unnecessary censorship." and now, i should also mention, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" 6cac÷ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you. hi, everyone. thank you, cleto. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thanks for coming. welcome, one and all. i'm glad you're in a good md