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too. hire homes and cars destroyed like the ones in this mobile home park. >> for many there was no time. >> we got out without anything except four our dogs and medicine. >> nancy cook returning to what is left of her home sifting through the rubbish finding anything. and more than 100 homes were destroy zbrd it's moment by moment because not only did we lose our house but we both now are unemployed. >> across sonoma county areas are unrecognizable. she is sifting through the debris looking for her most prize the possession. >> my wedding ring. >> consuming 1500 acres at least
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15 unstoppable wild fires destroying over 1500 businesses and residents. >> there is not a whole lot you can do. >> massive flames engulfing homes charring at least 7500 acres. vice president mike pence in california announcing federal assistance for the state. >> we will be with you every day until we put the fires out and stand with these families to rebuild these communities. >> officials have received more than 100 calls to the missing persons hot line and they hope it's people that could not can't their family and friends before evacuating. >> and our coverage of the wild fires continues on and we'll have the latest updates as the disaster unfolds along with videos and photos of the scene.
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a septa employee's life flashed before his eyes on his way to work. he was shot by a would be robber who opened fire. vernon odom is live now outside of temple university. you talk to the victim inside of the hospital recovering? >> reporter: good evening. the victim a 13 year septa vote rank is in great pain listed in stable condition at this hour but being prepared for surgery here at temple tomorrow morning. detectives spent much of the day scouring the neighborhood looking for surveillance video that could lead to the capture of the gunman that could rob a septa worker before dawn. around 4:00 a.m. to be exact. he was approached by a man that pulled a gun. i spoke by telephone who described what happened. >> he demanded for me to give him what i had on me at the
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time. and i backed away from him i saw an on coming car going northbound and i ran towards that car and he proceeded to shoot me. >> he was a bus operator for septa for 13 years ran towards an approaching car and he was hit in the left leg and asked the good samaritan in the car to take him to the hospital. >> i was laying in the middle of the street and he was riding past and i asked him can you give me a ride to the hospital i was just shot. he was a good samaritan and took me in the car and took me to the hospital. >> police are withholding the name of the good samaritan as the investigation continues tonight as they continue to search for the trigger happy bandit. it goes on. temple university hospital on north broad. detectives in berks county are asking for the public's help today in solving a murder case.
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lower heidelberg police found the victim off a wooded area, identified as madison maria wall from reading. we don't have information on how she died but they ruled it a homicide. they believe that wall was murdered somewhere else and her body dumped in the woods sometime on sunday. a vacant building is fow a pile is of rubble in the strawberry mansion section. it collapse as lon the north block of 29th street. police blocked off part of the road worry that the adjoining buildings are now unstable. yesterday's gloom gave way to a beautiful day as we get a first check of the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist, adam joseph, joining us outside this afternoon with the first word. >> welcome to august-tober.
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84 with the humidity over the weekend and the remnant rains with the tropical entity sunday into monday. highs in the low 80s above normal of 69 degrees and we bump them up to 83 for a high this afternoon so far. we have a dry when so far right now with that blue sky above mixing with cumulous clouds and there is a ripple of energy working through the tennessee and ohio valley aiming in our direction so as dry as it is right now, we'll see more rain coming in here tomorrow. and again, we desperately need the rain. looking ahead light rain comes in tomorrow afternoon and a dry start to the wednesday morning with clouds and then the clouds hang tough through thursday and friday. but as we head into saturday and sunday, guess what comes back?
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the warmth. we are heading back to the 80s again for both days we'll show you the timing of the rain and how warm if the 80s we get saturday and sunday. >> another nice weekend on tap. thanks. new jersey voters head to the polls in less than a month to elect their next governor and 6 abc is hosting a debate to help you decide. phil murphy and kim guadagno will face off here on 6 abc. a live look at the performing arts center in newark where the the stage is set. jim gardner is one of the moderators tonight. and we want to know your questions what would you ask these candidates. use nj government debate and hasht#6abcactio #6abcaction. because is of tonight's debate, jeopardy and "wheel of fortune" moves to a different time and still airs. they air at 1:05 a.m. after
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night line. as temple university continues its revival to build a football stadium a group of people are calling themselves the stadium stompers they do not want the project to move forward. the board members meeting now to discuss the stadium plan that is happening. temple tabled the idea when the school president was dismissed and those against it say that the stadium would displace low income reads in the area and accusing board members of having ties to big business and the university will consider what is best for the campus and surrounding neighborhood. time for a first check of the "action news" traffic report. lets go to matt pellman. >> try to play the game that is the afternoon ride home on the back to work and back to school tuesday. we are headed back home and not
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finding the greatest ride across town. thanks in part to the motorcycle crash by the exit for 8 and street and this is the remnants what is left of the crash to the side and extra heavy on the eastbound side of the vine towards 95 and join up with the normal northbound delays there. over on the schuylkill speeds start to drop 6 miles per hour on the westbound side of city avenue. the overturned vehicle in west philadelphia by the lancaster tire center at 44th and parish. let check this accident scene. 95 southbound side by allegheny avenue. the crash is taking out the left lane and extra slow coming down from the betsy ross bridge and now in delaware on 95 we see the northbound delays. because of the new construction zone i'm talking about a lot over the last couple of days. northbound over tally road and one lane gets by for a month. especially for the rush hour head for 495 instead.
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lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report. allentown a major crash along 78 in salisbury township by fish hatchery. traveling through the allentown area. we'll check it again in the next half hour. still ahead on "action news" at 4:00, focusing on school safety, hear from a mother who suffered a tremendous loss and talks about the importance of the lessons learned from the sandy hook tragedy. and thousands of new jobs come to delaware. breathing life into this massive and now empty plant. introducing specifi, our digital investing platform that's built around you. just answer a few questions, and specifi will provide a tailored investment portfolio.
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president trump ratcheted up
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the tension with the secretary of state today suggesting he is smarter and can prove it. in an interview with "forbes" magazine he was asked about allegations that secretary tillerson referred to him as a moron and dismissed it as fake news and added if it is true, the two should compare iq tests and i can tell you who will win. he was asked about that comment today? >> no. i didn't under cut anybody. i don't believe in under cutting people. >> sara sanders said today that the president's comments were merely a joke and responded to criticism from senator bob corker who suggested the president's recklessness was putting the u.s. on a path to war. and she says it has created calm around the world. >> the summit on school safety in media, delaware county,
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centered on the emotional and gut-wrenching story one more that suffered an unimaginable loss shared with the crowd. a mother who has taken their family's grief and made it their life mission to protect every child in school. their daughter exly was one of the 20 killed in the shooting in new town, connecticut, it's been five years since that tragedy rocked the community and the entire country. she remembers christmas shopping for her little girl for legal owes and the call wam came into the cell phone. parker says as her family tried somehow to heal, they also wanted to be on the front lines of school safety and fix what they call an unintentionally flawed system. >> when someone is looking to harm a large population, an
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innocent population we created a perfect target around schools, how do we remove that target? and make them not vulnerable to those that would do them harm? that is the goal. >> teachers and personnel were there for the district attorney's safe school summit and parker learned this, there has to be better collaboration with local law enforcement, schools and community partners and asked that we not broadcast her speech but i listened to it, and it was -- >> courageous for her to share and a necessary conversation now. accept septa is celebrating is improvements on one of their most popular routes on 61st and
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pine in philadelphia. the facility is the end point for the route 42 bus and has features to keep riders safe and more lighting and a shelter to wait to be picked up. and septa showed off the new hybrid bus today and 525 of them will hit the roads over the next five years. the philadelphia fire department is spreading a message that they say millions of americans are unaware of. it's all for the close before you doze safety campaign. they say simply closing your bedroom door before you go to sleep at night could slow the spread of a fire and save you and family members from deadly heat and smoke because on average fire victims have three minutes or less to escape from a burning house. >> a delaware developer says that thousands of jobs are coming to the first state and a familiar location. box wood park llc has an
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agreement to require the former general motors plant in wilmington. it's 3 million square feet and the new company plans to develop the property and the new construction will create thousands of jobs and specifics are not released but the large facility is expected to by turned into a multitenent industrial building. >> meteorologist, adam joseph, fresh off a weekend jog, shall we call it? a marathon in chicago? back with us here. >> the weather is perfect and a little warm though as it was for the race out there as well. all is good on the home front here and we have more rain coming in also a good thing because we desperately need a job in the bucket as we look at this picture, live on sky 6 hd in our weather center here from cape may, a beautiful day to take a stroll along the shore and sand and a couple of folks there i can see beaching
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themselves there on a towel and overall a nice tuesday on tap here. as we take a look at the numbers here now. 83 philadelphia and 80 degrees in trenton, the normal 69 for this time of year. 85 degrees in millville and 80 in allentown and along the shore the temperatures are in the middle 70s as you go over the next eight hours, the lower 80s, 5:00, 6:00, we break down into the 70s later on into the mid evening hours. by the time 11:00, mid knit comes around your temperatures dropping to only 71 degrees or so. that shows nate, that is long gone, the remnant rains are way to the north and east. and that moved through the region yesterday. and high pressure is coming through today with cirrus clouds and showers from the the south and west. and that is a little area of low pressure that will ripple through here tomorrow afternoon to supply us with some rain.
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and also an area that needs rain is the west coast. you can see the wild fires continue not only in northern parts of california and southern california and as you note lots of sunshine and the winds have come down a bit. and all the rain there, over the next week, the next seven days with future tracker showing a zero chance of rain for another week from reno to san francisco and los angeles and into las vegas. all the rain in the pacific northwest and not going to be within the active weather pattern to bring rain in off the pacific. back home turning cloudy and mild again tonight, 64 in philadelphia and 57 in the lehigh valley. and 65 for cape may and as we take a look here as we go into our wednesday. it is cloudy in the morning and the showers develop in the afternoon tomorrow, looking at a .25 to .50 inch of rain and temperatures above normal at 69 degrees, we'll confirm future tracker dry in the morning at 7:30 and the afternoon showers
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breaking out and not a heavy rain and wet at times wednesday afternoon. the four day at 4:00, afternoon rain of 74 degrees and the clouds are locked in here through thursday and friday. and both days are dry though and temperatures falling back to average on thursday with the cool northeast wind and 71 on friday and as we head towards the weekend yes, 80s owe back. we'll let you know how long this string of 80s will last coming up in the seven day in the next half hour. >> thank you. still ahead on "action news" beating the odds of breast cancer, we introduce you to two women trying to change the insurance industry to cover products they consider essential for living a normal life. >> and coming up in what's the deal we help you save on everything related to halloween.
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with the fall sports season in full swing "action news" is bringing you expert tips on how to avoid injuries in your young
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athlete. head to a live web chase is taking place. dr. christian lamb is standed by ready to take your questions. that goes on until 5:00 this evening there on children in south jersey are hoping to provide a small bright spot for victims of hurricane maria. they are decorated flashlights for reads of puerto rico that still don't have power. it could take months if not long toward bring it back online. >> slowly but surely, there are successes and making strides against breast cancer, however there are still big challenges, this afternoon we meet two women taking on insurance coverage for a common complication. >> just was diagnosed. >> brenda and pat have a lot in
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common. both worked in pennsylvania state government season both survived breast cancer. and ben dra's symptoms manifested after treatment. >> pat's symptoms came 20 years later. >> one in five women that have breast cancer develop it. >> it refers to arm, hand or chest swelling from fluid buildup in the lymphatic system. after limp notes are removed or damaged by radiation. compression garments are key and they are expensive and insurance companies pay little for them and medicare won't pay at all. >> a sleeve was about $140 and the night sleeve was more than that. >> many patients need hand gauntlets too, two sets so one can be watched while the other
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is in use. >> the machine i use is $5,000. >> pat uses a borrowed machine and brenda got her garments during a trial. and they are pressing congress to pass the act through congress. they say it's a health risk and can lead to health risks and emotionally damaging. >> your feeling of value -- >> the bill has strong bipartisan support in both the house and senate but it is still in commit eso the coalition is urging women and men to call their representatives. and come sunday join the fight against breast cancer, the making strides against breast cancer walk will be held at citizens bank park and registration begins at 8:30. elementary students are celebrating their school by leaving something for the future. students and staff at cramer hill elementary buried a time
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capsule. it will be opened in 2024 when the current kindergartenners will finish college. >> 2034? >> the class of 34. school stuff there. >> more ahead in the next 30 minutes of "action news" including details about a temple student killed by police after running over a florida officer. >> i'm nydia han, halloween is around the corner, coming up in what's the deal. keeping it from your budget and safe while carving the pumpkins.
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"action news" continue with meteorologist, adam joseph, sharrie williams and brian taff. it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with the reason that local lawmakers are considering making gun offends register like sex offenders. >> this is not now kelly ripa and ryan seacrest normally react when they call up fans to play travel trivia. >> are you okay? >> oh my goodness -- >> how are you doing? >> oh my word. what a local woman revealed when they changed the rules of the game on the fly. >> creepy crime and a couple on vacation makes a disturbing discovery. the airbnb host was spying on them through hid and cameras. >> and we begin with a puzzling
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police involved shooting that claimed the life of a young temple university student on vacation in florida. we know that carrie ann hit an officer with her car before she was killed. but we don't know what triggered the sudden violence. bob brooks found out today neither does her father. >> terry describes the last few days as a roller coaster of emotion. >> rage -- >> to confusion and disbelief. >> how could things escalate with a 5'2" young lady who couldn't hurt a fly escalate to this. >> his daughter was killed by police in florida. the tragic moment is caught on tape. >> the chaos trance spired this sunday evening and police say that she was traveling recklessly first hitting two cars and coming to a stop and a young man gets out and is cuffed
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and responding officers approached her and she hit the gas running over a miami beef police officer. police say he shot at least once and the officer run over was not unconscious. >> i can't say what was going on in her mind, head or heart. >> she was there celebrating her 23rd birthday and she was at temple studying science. today fellow classmates are sending their thoughts and prayers to all involved. >> the whole student body is giving our thoughts and prayers. >> given off when choices -- it's an unfortunate situation all around. >> we are live at temple campus, the officer that pulled the
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trigger is placed on leave and her ultimate goal was to become an attorney. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you bob. now, to an update on a story we first told you about on "action news" at 4:00. a 24-year-old man is officially charged in connection to an accident that nearly killed an elderly woman. police say that joseph bradley of somer ton hit an 80-year-old woman crossing pine road and fox chase. this happened early yesterday morning. though bradley initially fled the scene, he returned claiming he thought he hit a deer he is charged with serious offenses, including aggravated salts and dui. the victim remains in extremely critical condition. a stolen treasure remains missing in wilmington and the rightful owners hope that the new reward helps them get it back. we told but this last week. someone managed to remove a
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large bronze lectern from the cathedral st. john and now they are offering up to a $1,000 reward for the return of the lectern and it was in use at the church since 1911 and stands almost 7 feet tall. >> a beautiful afternoon underway when are tracking the return of more rain. adam as a new term is he calling this month here. >> august-tober. the amount of 80s and the humidity is back. it doesn't feel like october. as we talk about it yes. there is more rain on the way and more coming in from the round of energy in the ohio and tennessee valley, you can see it on stormtracker 6 live double scan and not a lot of rain but a .25 to .50 ink of rain here this time tomorrow afternoon and still we need rain after three weeks of a dry spell leading up
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the rain of yesterday. looking at sky 6 hd a wedge of blue at times here with cumulous clouds this afternoon. right now live at sky 6 hd overlooking the ben franklin bridge and the temperatures again are mild. especially along the east coast. 83 right now in philadelphia and our normal is 69. and we are wasting the beautiful fall days that we typically have this time of year. 90 in raleigh and two days in a row 90 there, and cool air north and west of chicago we'll let you know if that makes it to the region. >> ever sounds so far away. former vice president, joe biden, was in bucks county, he announced a new partnership for the beau biden foundation for the protection of children. and it provides the doylestown health staff to present and recognize and react responsibly to child sex abuse. he announces the details this
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afternoon at the children's clubhouse in warminster. >> have you less than a month to decide who will be your next governor, and that is why 6 abc is hosting a debate to decide. a look at the performing arts center in newark. that is where kim guadagno will take the stage in a few hours for a live debate moderated by our own jim gardner, you watch the candidates face off for the first time. 7:00 at 6 abc. the debate means jeopardy and "wheel of fortune" will move to a different time slot and air at 1:05 a.m. after night line. >> police in atlantic city, and the fbi arrested two people in connection with a dangerous scheme down the shore. monica malpass is live in the newsroom with this story. >> that is right. according to the officials the people they arrested tried to sell undercover pipe bombs and
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an assault rifle and john rawlins explains the selling scheme. in health check tonight, summer may be over but doctors issued a new warning about sun safety and when experts say you should start talking about your children of the dangers of the sun and the performance of sun protection. those stories and more your way at 5:00. we'll see you then brian. >> thanks monica. an ohio man that battled addiction for two decades is spreading home for those struggling one mile at a time. james matthews was hooked on heroin for more than 20 years, often getting high in philadelphia's kensington section. more than three years ago he had an epiphany and was ready to stop dying and start living, since getting sober he is on a mission to help others and one way is the ride for recovery. a 30 day bike tour through states hit hard by the opioid epidemic.
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>> the only thing i wanted was to learn how to not get high and my life is amazing today. absolutely amazing. it gives me the chills. >> matthew's 3,000 mile journey ends one week from today and so far he has helped get three people get into drug rehab personally. and a walk to end alzheimer's, most people wore purple shirts for the cause at merits grove at glen mills. in the weeks leading up participants filled up penny banks and ended up raising thousands of dollars for research for a possible alzheimer's cure. if you were watching live with kelly and ryan this morning you probably share all of the feels with us. as a delaware county woman got a surprise from the host and surprised them at the same time. it happened during the call me life travel trivia game. where they pick up the phone and
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call a random contestant and they chose joan of eerie pennsylvania and they get her on the line. she explains they just got out of hospital. >> are you okay? >> well, it's breast cancer month and i had to have a mastectomy. >> oh my goodness. how are you doing? >> okay. >> she explains she takes notes during the show every day but because of the surgery and recovery she missed yesterday's broadcast and wouldn't know the answer to the trivia question. they spin the wheel any way and says please make it easy. >> joan who are you speaking to on the phone right now?
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>> kelly and ryan. >> congratulations you win. >> a lot of friends and fans here in the audience, our best thoughts. >> are you going to make me cry? >> you are going to make us cry. >> they made us all cry. leary won a trip hopefully r and r there. and this is a shareable story. if you want to share it go to our 6 abc facebook page. it's a great moment. >> i'm going to share it it's awesome to see that happen. >> she will get much needed r and r. thanks. still ahead costumes to candy to carving pumpkins, today's what's the deal is the one stop shop for holiday savings. and a couple goes from relaxing at an airbnb to filing
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charges against the host after finding a hidden camera in the bedroom. wait until you hear the owner's excuse. >> and what do you see when you see this photo? >> a cute child in the jammies you would be in the minority. and what she saw saying enough is enough internet.
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there is crime scene tape this happening on the 500 block of shield street and police tell us they got a report of shots fire and and web they arrived they found a person with a gunshot wound to the leg. and they were authorized to do scoop and go, they scooped the victim up and transported the victim to the hospital and it's not clear what the person's condition is at this point.
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no arrest or motive with this, police are on the scene and investigating. as we get more information we'll have it on air and online. a florida man is charged with voyeurism for video taping people he rented his house to on airbnb. that he install aid hidden camera on a smoke detector over his bed. he claims that everyone that rents the house gave him consent and the device was hidden to give him a better angle to record sexual activity. and airbnb removed nat after learning of the allegations they are trying to track down anyone that may have rented hi home through the site. and there is a new proposal to create a registry for gun offenders like the one that exists for sex offenders for
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anyone that convicts a gun crime in the state. this is moving forward after being put on hold because of concerns and debate on both sides. this would require all wilmington residents convicted of gun crimes in the state to register with police within 10 days of police. and anyone that fails to register could face fines or go back to prison. those against it says it places an undue burden on them that served their time. and a mom blogger a cute picture of her daughter in the shopping cart at the grocery store and what was meant to be a harmless post turned into the mom getting shamed for everything that was in the cart and how it was in the cart. leave it to social media. >> this picture of her little girl, snow. launched a mommy war. cue thousands of unwanted posts offering her advice about what
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was in her cart. too much junk food and also she gets schooled on how to stack the groceries many fears the fate of the smushed loaf of bread at the bottom. here she is celebrating the victory of food shopping with a toddler. she defends herself saying guess what people the fruits and veg were at the bottom before she offering proof the receipt. she offer this advice, relax and let us do our grocery shopping. >> one word. chill. >> it is time now for another check of the roads tonight. matt with the update for us. >> traffic is stacked on 95 this afternoon and we too brian and sharrie are saying relax. things are going to get better, the southbound accident at allegheny is clear and we have to deal with the residual delays
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now. from cotman to the betsy ross bridge to the earlier scene at allegheny avenue. this crash involving a motorcycle also gone. vine street expressway by 8th street everything is open and stacked solid across town. where you join up with the normal northbound delays by the girard avenue work zone. by the lancaster avenue. that involved an overturned vehicle and has now also cleared. this one is pushed to the shoulder and caused delays, pennsylvania turnpike eastbound from norristown to fort washington and the lanes are open and single digit speeds east of valley forge. i told but this with the waze app, a crash along 78 eastbound in allentown slow with speeds in the 20s, stay up on 22 eastbound instead. and in maple shade a crash by the auto max. eastbound side and speeds like 11 miles per hour. this is what it looks like live
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it's backed up eastbound and stick with 70 as an alternate. one more crash is in depford by the dunkin' donuts and scoopies 2. we'll check it again in the 5:00 hour. >> i wonder if that is ice-cream. >> yes. >> all right we have to check. thank you. meteorologist, adam joseph, standing by with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast next.
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meteorologist, adam joseph is back again especially after yesterday with the wind and warmth sticking around the rest of the week. the action cam was out on this nice tuesday at somers point you see the deep blue sky and some
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glass like water in the bay and above. notice the beautiful clouds, in fact look at this in the weather center, some clouds during the day today. earlier this morning taking from paul in windward of the cirrus clouds, they are 20,000 feet up and mainly made of ice crystals and cirrus clouds the sun can filter through even if they are much thicker. displaying a beautiful scene this morning. things start to tumble as we get into the middle of the week. the rain arriving tomorrow afternoon. and the clouds hang tough thursday into friday. and the sun breaks out for the upcoming weekend. when we were back into the 80s. speaking of the 80s we were there be basically all locations inland from the shore. 83 philadelphia and 80 allentown and reading and along the immediate shore cooler there with temperatures in the middle 70s. we look at records.
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you hear of record high temperatures but you may or may not know this. there are records for low temperatures when you start the day. we had record high minimum temperatures for those mornings sunday morning. it was 74 degrees for that low temperature the old record was 71 and monday morning also 74 degrees breaking the old record of 69 degrees for a low. both the daytime highs and nighttime lows are exceptionally warm this month. high pressure is in control right now avoiding the area of any sort of cloud cover, or at least thick cloud cover and rain. you see energy to the south and west that ripples through here during the day tomorrow and mild again and not seeing record lows, 57 for philadelphia. for the suburbs, 65 for philadelphia with the winds shifting not northeast 3 to 6 miles per hour. wednesday though we lose that high pressure into canada than low comes in and cloudy in the morning and dry and rain in the afternoon a quart toward half
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inch with a high temperature of 75. and as the low drifts to the south and the high sets up shop in northern new england that sends an easterly wind and we lock if the low level moisture, it's cloudy and cool and damp feeling out there despite it's not raining on thursday, northeast wind 8 to 16 miles per hour. as we head towards thursday evening, the eagles have been doing good here 4-1, against the panthers down it's road 8:30 thursday evening and kickoff 7:30, and fourth quarter in carolina there 71 there under mostly cloudy skies but mainly dry for the game. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 75 afternoon rain tomorrow and into thursday and friday, it is mainly cloudy and much cooler thursday and 68 and 71 on friday and the sun comes back along with the 80s 15 degrees above normal come this weekend again and another fall like weekend feeling like summer and then a possible shower on monday before it is cooler and more seasonable
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tuesday of 69 degrees, another weekend where you'll be out and about breaking a sweat around here. >> sounds good. thanks. >> we are helping you get ready for halloween with savings and safety tips next in what's the deal. paulsboro's a very proud community. it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project
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and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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halloween is just two week as way and that could lead to costs. and money saving ideas from candy to costumes. >> first, consumer reports has some helpful hints to help keep you safe when working on the jack-o-lanterns. carving pumpkins sounds pretty straight forward but significant injuries can happen. >> see patients every year with a hand related injury,
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lacerations and tendons. >> here are do's and don't's to help keep you safe. >> don't lose knives like these, kitchen knifes are sharp and it's easy to cut yourself. use pumpkin carving tools like this less sharp and smaller and much easier to handle. >> but if you have to use kitchen knives make sure they have shorthandles and not to take the top off before you carve your pattern. you put the hand up for sustaining a penetrating injury. >> and super safe carve out just the bottom and you won't risk getting burned. and according to deal buy hard candy instead of chocolate. you spend 30 cents versus 50 cents per kid and your handouts will be bigger and clip coupeones now but buy the last minute.
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if you are buying costumes instead of making your own wait until the week or two before halloween. that is when retailers cut prices 30% to 50%. more tips at i'm nydia han, channel 6 "action news." the kid in me still gets excited. candy in the house. >> candy and costumes. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00. i'm brian taff, hope you'll join me tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >> rick and monica are next with "action news" at 5:00. wow.
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make no bones about it. >> david brings the a game when we get him to taste scombhily's fine meet steve sweeney. he's a double-dipping pension padder. double-dipping pension padder! he had two government jobs, two paychecks and padded his pension along the way. he's a double-dipping pension padder! now he's making over $300,000 a year as a lobbyist and a senator. double-dipping pension padder! so he's all set - thanks to you, the taxpayer. which is why steve sweeney had no problem voting to raise
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your taxes 145 times, including the largest gas tax hike in history. sounds about right, coming from a.... double-dipping pension padder! "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. new at 5:00 these are the pictures of two people accused of selling improvised explosives for anyone willing to pay up. the big story on central new york is a big erest made by the local police and fbi. job rawlins is live tonight with the full story. >> reporter: hi guys, i am on the unit block of south pennsylvania where the primary
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suspect in this case lived. he lived across the street on the second floor we are told by neighbors, atlantic city police the sense is they moved swiftly here and on october 5th they got information that someone wanted to sell a mix of munitions and focused on that and reached out to the fbi task force and that same day they made an undercover buy for five pipe bombs and rifle and ammunition. >> during the course of the investigation a savage rifle with a scope and more than 300 rounds and materials needed to make five pipe bombs was recovered through the investigation. it was learned that they provided instructions on how to assemble the pipe bomb and note they had should be filled with nails to act as shrapnel. >> 37-year-old daniel


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