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the big story on "action news" this noon is breaking news out of maryland. where the search is on for a gunman that shot and killed three people at an office park outside of baltimore. >> and it happened at the emmerton business park in this morning. two people are injured and are in serious condition. and police identified the gunman. they say he opened fire with a handgun. prince and all five victims were all associated with the company at the business park. right now police have no motive for the shooting. stay with "action news" and for the very latest developments on this shooting. back here developing news in delaware, frightening moments for a mother when a man jumped in her car and took off with her car with her young son inside. he is okay but the search continues for the carjacker.
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vernon odom is live with the details. >> there were frightening moments at 8:30 this morning here in claymont a normally quiet place and a sedan was carjacked with the child in it, fortunately the 6-year-old knew what to do right away. >> this 6-year-old boy and his mother are safe and together thanks to the child's quick thinking. >> the 29-year-old more parked in the wawa in claymont and ran into the store alone leaving her keys inside of the car, a female that was hanging around the lot climbed in and started to hijack the car with the child in it. the child knew this was trouble and jumped out of the stolen vehicle. >> after being in the wawa the 6-year-old son came in and advised her someone had taken her car. the investigation revealed that after the 29 claymont entered
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the wawa the white female she noticed jumped if it and drove away. the 6-year-old was able to exit the vehicle and he was uninjured. >> this is a picture of the hijacker who sped north to wilmington. if you know her call delaware state police right away, it's described as a 2008 hyundai sonata. rick are, at this hour delaware state police issued an all points bulletin around the area hoping that someone will spot the carjacker. live in claymont, delaware, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. all right some tense moments at a philadelphia high school and a lockdown after the teacher reported hear what she thought was a gunshot in the high school. it happened in overbrook and the search began for the suspect.
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gray hall joins us live from outside of overbrook high with the details on the investigation. >> sara and rick, everything is back to normal here at overbrook high school and police officers and teachers and students are all relieved that this was only a false alarm. chopper 6 hd is over overbrook high school after a teacher heard what she thought was a gunshot this morning. police put the school on lockdown after a search of the building. police determined there was no threat. >> after we got here there was conflicted stories, and able to ascertain that no one saw a gun inside of the school and no evidence of a gunshot inside of this school. what occurred seemed to be a fight outside of the school which we are still investigating. concerned parents showed up to make sure their children were safe and they told "action news" they happened to be in the neighborhood and saw the activity in their daughter's school. and their hearts dropped. >> i was coming to my
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appointment around here and saw the cop cars in front of the school and my daughter attends here and we stopped and we were concerned. to see all the cop cars out here we didn't get a phone call from anybody letting us know what was going on. we were afraid. >> one thing i know philadelphia cops, they are good. they ain't no joke. they jump on stuff. >> this turn out to be a false alarm. the teacher did the right thing by alerting authorities, parents are relieved their children were in the no danger. >> the safety of the children is the number one priority. >> i am relieved there was not another school shooting. >> back out live the lock down is lifted and police telling us there was never a threat at the school and the students are all say. reporting in overbrook, gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. classes resume today for students at philadelphia's john
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b. kelly school. the german town school was closed since last thursday because of a persistent mold problem and today parents told "action news" they were happy to see their children heading back to class. >> i am happy and excited and have a brand new start for my children here at john b. kelly and happy to start over in a clean safe environment. so they can learn. my main concern is my children. >> officials linked the mold problem to the school's hvc system. in south jersey the staff and students at whitehall had to do a different place for class. mold cleanup continues at the grade school, holly glen elementary is the only other school that remains closed after the district wide mold sweep last week. we are awaiting a pennsylvania judge's decision on whether to grant jerry sandusky a new trial. he claims his lawyers did not
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adequately represent him in the first trial. and that prosecutors did not share information about victims changing stories. sandusky is asking for a second chance in persuading a jury he is innocent of child molestation charges for the charges he was convicted on to be thrown out. we'll bring you the decision as soon as it was announced . there was travel headaches on i-95 after the car smashed into the back of a truck hauling a small trailer. chopper 6 hd was over the scene of the northbound lanes of 95 in bristol township, bucks county. police say that the sedan rear ended the truck and ended up beneath the trailer and no word if the driver was hurt in the crash and specialized equipment was called in to lit the trailer off the car. two people were trapped inside of a car after it flipped over here on i-95 in southwest philadelphia. it happened before 6:00 this
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morning before the exit to philadelphia international airport. the car was the only vehicle involved in the crash and there is no word on what exactly caused the accident. all right on the weather front it was a chilly morning but we are warming up nicely at this hour. sky 6 hd looking live at cape may. and a nice shot of the jersey shore and plenty of sunshine at lunch time and temperatures climbing into the 70s should be a nice afternoon the start of yet another warming trend that will hopefully sick around for a few days more. meteorologist david murphy is in the weather center with a look at the forecast. >> just like yesterday the lack of cloud cover off the coast and additional stuff over the great lakes having a difficult time building its way down into our direction because of high pressure in place and the temperatures are already above yesterday's highs. 65 in allentown and 65 currently in philadelphia and 67 in wilmington and 62 in cape may and 65 in trenton.
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winds light as well. already starting to feel better, a great afternoon to take the dog out after school. and high of 72 at 3:00, and then down to of the by 4:00 and it is the second half of october, and it's hard to hold on to the warmth, by 10:00 down to 55 miles per hour. we are looking at a series of days where high pressure is our friend. you noticed it yesterday with all the sunshine and hardly any cloud cover and it looks to be more of the same the next several days. the high is above us sinking air around it tends to dry out as it heads to the surface and a high temperature profile ahead of us it can the high close by leads to no clouds that is today and the next several days and the temperatures continue to rise. by friday it's 74. a nice pattern ahead. it gets warmer over the weekend. and sara we need to use the
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telescope to find the next chance of rain. coming up. >> thank you david. president trump is facing backlash over what a florida congresswoman said she heard him tell the wife of a fallen sort. wilson says that the president told the grieving gold star widow he knew what he signed up for. >> he said on twitter saying she fabricated the story but she stands by her story. meanwhile president trump is criticizing a bipartisan deal in the senate meant to curb the cost of premiums, he says he cannot support the bailing out of insurance companies that made a fortune under the affordable care act. it comes after an agreement yesterday for a short-term plan to shore up markets. trump initially seemed to endorse the plan calling it a
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temporary fix. penndot called police and local schools for the safety initiative to keep kids safe as they get on and off the school bus. and the first annual safe stop. officers made driver as wear of the dangers of not driving when the bus stops for children and drivers face substantial penalties if they keep going. >> $250 fine. 5 points against their driving record that will cause their insurance to go up substantially for the next several years and they lose their license for 60 days. this reminder all traffic must stop in both directions when the light is on for children to get on and off. a bucks county principal spent the night on his school's rooftop all to fulfill a promise to his students, tim long stayed on top of middletown school he
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said he would if they raised enough money for hurricane victims. he told the students if they raised $8,000 for the new friends he would camp out under the stars and they met the goal in just two weeks and he kept his promise and on a chilly october night. >> wow. still ahead at noon, this man scheduled appearance at a southern university school sparked fears of violence, how officials are bracing for the worst. and united airlines fired employees over the controversial handling of a passenger's removal from a flight. and a major truck recall and david murphy has the seven-day forecast.
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in northern california flames are creeping closer to vineyards in the napa valley and firefighters used bulldozers to cut lines to wineries there. it's 70% contained and full containment is expected by friday as the winds begin to die down. >> new security measures are being put along the strip to
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protect pedestrians, the posts are strong enough to resist a 15,000 pound vehicle traveling up to 50 miles per hour. and in december 2015 a car driven by lakisha hollaway jumped the curb and drove on to the sidewalk in front of planet hollywood and more than 30 people were struck and one was killed. an emergency situation is issued in florida ahead of a speaking event at the university of florida. because of this white nationalist, richard spencer. his speeches have sparked protest including auburn university in april and texas a&m. and they increased security. and two officers involved in the violent removal of a united airlines passenger are fired and two others suspended. the incident that led to the doctor being dragged off the
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flight last april is what they call improperly escalated. this is the moment that led up to the incidents and that facts were removed from an employee report. and dr. dao lost two teeth and suffered a concussion. and they reached a settlement.
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ford is recalling is nearly a million and a half vehicles
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for potential problems with the door. the company today announced the major recall affecting the 2015 to 2017, f-150 and super duty vehicles. in some of those vehicles the problem with the door latch or acation cable could cause the door not to open or close. it may look closed but it's not engaged. you can take your vehicle to the dealer for full repairs. a new study delivers good news and bad news about self driving cars, the boston consulting group says that technology could ease congestion and at the same time means the popularity may mean to more cars on the road and encourage urban sprawl. and they are testing self driving cars in boston and gm are will start testing in manhattan next year. they are currently testing them in phoenix and detroit.
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in health check this noon it seems when it comes to work ougt there could be too much of a good thing. according to a news study at the university of chicago you can exercise yourself to death. more than 3,000 men and women were followed for 25 years and researchers discovered that caucasian men are more than likely to develop a buildup of plaque in the arteries of the heart and if a white man worked out for 7 1/2 hours a week he was twice as likely to suffer from heart disease. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 4:00. >> she has been in the spotlight as an actress and judith light is revealing something unconventional. the secret with her long lasting marriage to her husband. and nydia han introduces us to swag bucks one local woman got into it and it paid for most
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of her families disney vacation. those stories today at 4:00. meteorologist, david murphy, will have your seven-day forecast, when "action news" comes right back. 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 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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meteorologist, david murphy is here now with the warm trend over the next few days. and we are getter over the weekend stormtracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry across the region and sky 6 hd shows you the bright sunshine yesterday nary a cloud in site. and it's not a strong wind. 65 is the current temperature better than our high yesterday and we stopped in the low 60s yesterday and winds at the airport are calm and the flag is
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gently blowing around and it's not much of a breeze. and temperatures are still maybe cool enough for a sweatshirt or a jacket. 65 degrees in allentown, and 64 if reading and 65 in trenton and philadelphia and up to 67 in wilmington and 66 in millville and 63 in cape may. winds are not much which a ter officially at the center city wind location. 3 miles per hour now and 7 miles per hour in allentown and most of you, most of the day will experience single digit winds. that is not much of a breeze. and just like yesterday. clouds off the coast, everything is melting away across the other side of the great lakes and high pressure is giving us the light winds and all of that sunshine. up in the lehigh valley and milder and 70 is your high. nicer than yesterday. if you like warmer temperatures, down the shore cooler down at the cool ocean water and 66 degrees and sunny and as we go through the next several hours
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we expect to get into the low 70s here in philadelphia and across much of the region. and 72 is the high in philadelphia and the winds are on the light side. if you head out to dinner and a movie tonight it's going to be chillier because it's october and the numbers drop but light winds and stars. a pretty night. 62 by 7:00 and cooler by 10:00 down to 55. and bring the jacket or sweater. and clear skies and not as cool overnight. when you get up tomorrow morning, it's not quite as chilly as it has been. the cooler suburbs probably the mid-40s and winds are light. over the next three days it looks like more of the same and high pressure center are passing us by and encouraging a westerly or southwesterly flow over the next several days and temperatures in the low 70s today and highs in the mid-70s by the end of the week and full sun and light winds and low humidity. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast today's high is 72 and sunny and milder and
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tomorrow 73 after a somewhat cool start and sunshine on friday. with a high of 74, for the weekend 74 and mostly sunny on saturday and sunday partly sunny skies and nice with a high of 76 degrees, nice for the unions final match of the season, it's a 4:00 match and sunday big day in philadelphia. clouds and sun and 77 degrees and eagles football monday night on espn our sister network. i think 17. a nice nice night for football and temperatures in the upper 60s by the end of the contest. there is more ahead on "action news" at noon, we continue to follow the breaking news out of maryland as police search for the gunman that opened fire as an office park killing three people. and new sexual harassment and assault accusations against harvey winestein's brother bob winestein. when you're a double-dipping pension-padder
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like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle. that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks
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who helped him raise your taxes 145 times. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us. "action news" continues with rick williams and sara bloomquist. >> hello again here is the sore stories re are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30. five people shot and three killed at an office park in maryland. and a man has died after being stabbed in the city's west oak lane section reaction from his neighbors.
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>> and a congresswoman in florida lashes out at the president over what she said she heard him say to the widow of a fallen soldier. >> we continue to follow breaking news from edgewood money and five people shot and three of them killed at an office park this morning. they have identified the shooter as 37-year-old prince. he is an employee at the place where the shooting took place. the two victims that survive ready hospitalized in critical condition and nearby schools are locked down as a precaution and the sheriff has not released a motive for the shooting and prince was last seen in a black chevy arcadia. 3 c 064273. he is considered armed and dangerous. a pennsylvania judge has denied jerry sandusky's request for a new trial. he argued that his l


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