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>> good afternoon in the news, army sergeant beau bergdahl pleads guilty to walking away from his post in afghanistan. >> a ribbon will be cut on philadelphia airport remodeled terminal b. the big story on "action news" is breaking news from wilmington delaware, where two children were found dead inside a home. police are questioning the children's mother. bob brooks is live at the scene bob what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, sarah we got horrific details from the chief of police in wilmington, he came here he gave us a quick interview and told us that the two children, both boys ages five years old and the other one a few months have passed away. we're standing next to the scene you can see a crime scene unit is here, several detectives and investigators in the entryway of the home.
blankets have been put up against the fence to block the view of the horrific situation. the chief said they got a call at 8:30 from the children's mother. the police came out here and once they went inside they would discover the two boys again ages five and a few months old had passed away. the cause of death according to the chief was they had drown. the mom is in custody the chief of police said she is considered a suspect in the case. as you can see that investigation all unfolding right now too. we know at one point there was a reported gas leak at this home. when he we got out of the "action news" van we smelled natural gas the odor was strong. all the windows were open up, the indication continues here, horrible news. pan the camera back over to me, two young children five years old and a few months passed
away. they have drown their mother is considered a suspect. in the next half-hour, 1:30 we'll have the interview with the chief of police, tune in for those details roberting live in wilmington, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> we're following more breaking news this noon the man accused of placket two pressure -- planning two pressure cooker bombs on the streets in noks was charged with -- new york city was charged with using a wairps and bombing -- a weapon of mass extraction. he said -- mass destruction said he was inspired by isis. naacp and other organizations have called for a boycott of the nfl. the boycott is a show of support
for collin kaepernick who has filed a grievence against the nfl. it allegation the owners included to keep him out of the league because of his national anthem protest. no nfl team has picked him up since he severed his contract with the 49ers in walter perez was at the news conference from the naacp and civic leaders. he'll have report at 12:30. a driver is dead, his passengers anded in tie owing nicetown section overni the search is on for the gunman. katherine scott has been on top of the story since it broke and latest. >> reporter: the victim brian graz he was engaged a father of two. as his friends and family grieve today many continueuggle
with motive. jessica stunned her fiance lost his life in tioga >> i him to walk in the door and tell me i'm home everything is okay. >> reporter: shortly 11:30 p.m. offic to and erie, police say a gunman opened up and opened fire to the suv and shot him in the head. he was pronounced by medics. >> we found numerous shell casings on the highway right next to the suv. so we know the shooter wasstanding very close to the suv when firing shots. >> reporter: while officers investigated the scene a second victim 26 years old was found inside the home a few blocks away. he was sitting in the passenger seat of the suv and shot in the lower back, he ran home and was taken to the hospital. a third person sitting in the back seat was not injured. gravely was not as lucky. >> i have to be strong for
myself and our two-year-old son. >> reporter: the second shooting victim was in stable condition at the hospital, again this investigation is underway. police are conducting interviews and looking for surveillance footage to see if there's any that can help in the investigation. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. now to a developing story army sergeant beau bergdahl pled guilty to two charges this morning. he admitted to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after leaving his base in 2009. he was released in exchange for five detainees at guantanamo bay. there's a maximum of life in prison. we're starting off with seasonable temperatures, in fact tomorrow some parts of the area are under a frost add -- add --
advisory. looking live over the ben franklin bridge. sun will be shining us a lot this week, or so i here. >> reporter: yeah,. >> david murphy is outside on the terrace with the forecast. >> reporter: you're right for today we're looking at lots of clouds rain is pretty much over take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, down the shore as expected a couple of sprinkles and light showers pushing off the coast at the midday hour, we cannot rule out another sprinkle or shower in delaware and south jersey over the next couple of hours. obviously better than this morning. here's the loop showing the rain coming in this morning. it wasn't a torrential downpour or anything like that. it was coming down pretty good, the roads were wet, we had spinout accidents, you have to be careful with the leaves coming down. 58 degrees in philadelphia. that's an odd number for noon. i'll tell you why, when i want
on the air at 4:30 a.m., we were at 66 him atmosphere expected -- as expected we went in the opposite direction we tumbled now down to 58. cooler in the northern suburbs 53 in allentown and reading. a northwest wind is drawing in cooler air behind it. while we'll turn the numbers upward a little bit over the next couple of hours not by much, right now not only cool, but breezy with the 14-mile an hour wind in philadelphia. i could see the numbers going up over 20 at times into the afternoon. the forecast today we're looking achilly one i'm going -- a chilly one i'm going for a high of 62. look at how the numbers tumble, 9:00 p.m., 52 and into the 40s low 40s by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. when we start to climb again we don't climb all that well tomorrow at noon, the mid 50s.
sarah in some suburbs we'll get to the freezing mark, there's a frost at advisory for our northern areas i'll detail that in the seven-day forecast. a lot of sun coming in the seven day and warmer temperatures. >> you can keep up with the changes to the forecast on your phone or tablet that includes real time view from storm tracker 6 live, the 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device. the final phase of a boardwalk makeover got underway in ocean city, new jersey. the area of soth -- 10th and 1st street will be closed, this is the 5th part of a redecking effort. auto dealers were in the business of giving away coats today snowed -- instead of selling cars, the drive away cold initiative hands out 50,000
coats. it's part of the auto dealers caring for kids foundation. senator john mccain travels to philadelphia to receive the prestigious liberty medal at the national constitution center. this is a like picture of the setup outdoors for the event which starts at 7:00 p.m. the long time republican maverick is being honored for his many years in congress and military and as a prisoner of war. mccain is in the fight of his life now battling a cancer diagnosis. the liberty medal ceremony will stream live at 6abc.com starting at 7:00 p.m. "action news" anchor jim gardner brings you live reports at 4:00 p.m. you can see the liberty medal presentation on 6abc this sunday at 1:00 p.m. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, brand new video an alleged burglary crashes into through the ceiling of a philadelphia business. funny man jimmy kimmel
himself into the business through a hole in the ceiling. he dropped on to the first floor. this happened at the hookah lounge on germantown avenue. the man ended up leaving empty handed. radnor board of commissioners canceled a meeting that was supposed to to elect a new president. the current president was arranged on -- areigned on pornography charges. by law he cannot be kicked off the board unless he is convicted. one person is comissing and others badly hurt following an oil rig explosion on an louisiana lake. it happened in kenner, a down west of new orleans. it is believed cleaning
chemicals ignited on the surface of the rig platform. there are seven confirmed injuries with three in critical condition. coast guard crews are searching for the missing worker and checking for signs of pollution. a decision is looming in the trial of bob menendez that lead to dismissal of charges. at issue is whether prosecutors can use the stream of benefits theory to approve he took bribes from a wealthy friend over several years in exchange for influence with government officials. this afternoon we'll get a peek at the transformation of terminal b at philadelphia international airport. it brings newly improve dining options with ipad stations at 15 gate areas. you can look for it on "action news" later today at 4:00 p.m. >> tonight on 6abc, jimmy kimmel comes home to brooklyn.
the shows are being broadcast from the brooklyn academy of music opera house. alicia vitarelli talks about his roots and his emotional side and star-studded gust lineup. alicia vitarelli will have that at 12:30. and jimmy kimmel live comes your way tonight at 11:35 p.m following "action news" with jim gardner. g, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like any of these types of plans they could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call unitedhealthcare insurance company today to request a free decision guide.
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million purpose. >> it's a slippery slope it's dangerous. >> reporter: what tonight on "action news" pment -->> "action news" team is working on stories at 4:00 p.m. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 p.m., an actress is under fire for commercialad uses to accuse and place blame on harvey weinstein's victims. a mother says her toddler might day waiting for a transplant all because of what his father did. why a hospital won't let his dad donate his kidney despite being a perfect match. halloween where you can find costumes up to 70% off. that's coming up in what's the deal when we see you at 4:00 p.m. >> we'll be watching. >> thanks, alicia. we'll be right back.
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together plays together the eagles had a special moment before they took on the panthers thursday night. wide receiver, marcus johnson was baptized in the pool at the team's hotel. he said first time being baptized corporate worship is a beautiful thing cleansed and reborn in jesus' name. >> okay. meanwhile, david murphy is here, we looked up in the heavens this weekend had a little precipitation. plenty of sunshine. >> reporter: we'll sunshine this week not right now. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the rain is over, a closer view shows just in the last ten, 15 minutes we've seen the last of the sprinkles move off the coast. there could be residual drizzle and i can't rule out something else coming in. generally speaking the rain is done. looking outside, sky6 live hd,
center city from temple university. there's sunshine glinting against the skyscrapers but obviously still a lot of cloud cover out there. this was expected. if we see a break out of sun it's going to be after 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. the temperature, 58 degrees. the winds out of the north drawing in drier, cooler air. that's why it feels chillier. the dry air might erode the clouds a bit over the next couple of hours. visibility is good, it's not that low above the surface. 58 in philadelphia. 58 in wilmington, cooler in trenton, 5 there. 53 in allentown. 60 in millville. 59 in cape may. everybody really feeling the change being thrust into the region by the northwest wind. you can see how the clouds have we would up. this morning on future tracker 6 we were showing up up until 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., that was going to be the case. after that dry air will be
purging holes in the clouds. you can see that in central pennsylvania now. we'll have late sun best chance up in lehigh valley. up in allentown and bethlehem 57 degrees on the thermometer. cloudy and drying, we might see a sprinkle for the next couple of hours general improvement and 60 degrees there. 62 is the high in philadelphia. wasn't that weird we're talking about 70s in september and october, 80s tossed in, not today. 62 degrees the winds running 12 to 25 miles per hour. blustery get the jacket ready if you're outside for a while today. clear skies, brisk and chilly, 43 the overnight low in philadelphia just 32 in some outlying suburbs, in fact here's what future tracker is showing for temperatures at 10:00 when adam joseph is on the air at phl17. already getting into the 40s what happens when i'm on the air
tomorrow morning wow 7:30 a.m., 33 in allentown. 32 in reading, a lot of points to the north getting to freezing. for that reason we have a frost advisory that's been put up at 2:00 a.m., the northern bucks lehigh valley and the poconos and north and west, as well. patchy frost possible get the potted plants in. it's a long time since i've said that. 62 and sunlight possible. tomorrow morning we get sun it's chilly in the morning 62. wednesday morning it's chilly the winds turn out of the west/southwest. the results are right here, 71 on wednesday 73 on thursday, friday 74. does it stop there? not in this crazy october. 74 on friday, 78 on saturday and
>> and we begin at 12:30 p.m. with the latest on breaking news out of the wilmington, delaware. wilmington police are confirming the deaths of two children found inside an apartment there. >> the apartment is located on the 800 block of west 9th street. the death investigation underway at this hour. we are told that the mother of the two children is being questioned by authorities. let's go back live to "action news" reporter, bob brooks at the scene with the latest on the investigation, bob. >> reporter: sarah and rick we know the two young boys, ages five and the other one a few months old have passed away on the corner of north adams street and 9th street. the investigation is wrapping up at this point. i want to bring up video a few hours ago at 8:30 when the first call came in. there was a strong odor of
natural gas, when we pulled up we smelled it as well, it was the mother who made the initial phone call to police 0 to come check on her children. when they went into the home they made the discovery inside. the two boys were found the cause of death according to the police chief was they had drown. when we asked the chief is the mother considered the prime suspect in this case he said ye
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