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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valleys leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and with matt o'donnell, tamala >> ♪ >> here's what's happening on this tuesday, september 30th. supermarket scare. hackers strike again and this time customers at acme grocery stores could be affected. >> a local mother was executed in front of her child. now police need your help bringing the gunman behind bars. >> burglar at work. a surveillance camera is watching as a man on a bike with a ladder slips into a second floor bedroom in a philadelphia home. good morning, everyone, it is 4:30 on this tuesday morning. tam is off. erin o'hearn joins us. >> the last day of september.
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>> yes. that is official for me. it doesn't happen unless i say so, karen rogers. >> i don't know about that, matt . >> [laughter] >> we're not sure. let's take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region and we had those showers late yesterday, lasted through the evening hours and still in some spots as we can see with live radar. we're in wilmington right now getting wet and parts of northern delaware. in bellmawr, surf city, atlantic city, still some showers but this is moving out. not the story of the day. it's not going to be terribly wet today but we'll stick with lots of cloud cover. satellite 6 and action radar showing that right now. here are the clouds, here are the few showers we have working around through the area. we'll continue to see the chance for showers later on this afternoon as well. let's look at the visibility, though. in areas that are dry we have issues with visibility. in the northwest fog at 1.5-mile visibility. allentown only 3-mile visibility in the poconos, four in reading but near zero in lancaster so that's something we're watching for the morning hours as well. 65 degrees right now in
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philadelphia. 57 in allentown. 62 in millville. today's high pretty nice actually, 77 degrees, feeling good. we will see lots of clouds, only some sunshine with showers late in the day and this evening, not terribly hard rain but some light showers we'll show you that on future tracker 6 in a few minutes, matt. >> thank you karen. customers who shop at acme need to be on alert. the parent companies of the local supermarket chain say its debit and credit processing network has been hacked. katherine scott is live at the acme in bala cynwyd with details. >> reporter: that's right, shoppers information could be at risk. the company says they're not certain that any information was actually stolen in this hack but they want their customers to be on the lookout so they've been alerting can customers if you logged on to acme's web site you can see there is an alert on that web site telling people about this security breach. albertsons which owns acme markets made the announcement
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yesterday. apparently malicious software was installed on networks that processed credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores. if you used your credit or debit card in the store in pennsylvania, delaware, new jersey and somed between june 22nd and july 17th or between august 27th and september 21st, you should monitor your cred did you and debit card accounts. call the bank that issued your card if you see anything suspicious. possible stolen data includes names, account numbers, and expiration dates. acme customers are trying to make sense of it all as they heard about it. >> you have not heard about this. >> no, we haven't. >> but you do use a credit card here. >> we use our debit card but we use it as credit. we don't put our pin number in. >> reporter: okay. do you worry about the security on your credit card. >> yes. all the time. >> reporter: and after all over the past year data breaches at target, home depot and other retailers have
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affected millions of can customers. acme says they'll provide complimentary identity protection to customers for one year. no action is required to enroll in that identity protection. all you have to do if a problem arises there's a number to call. we'll post that number on our web site. there's a lost information about this on our web site. go to for nor more information. knife bala cynwyd katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> thanks katherine. police are searching for the killer who execute add mother in front of her own daughter. "action news" has learned that the woman was being prosecuted by the federal government. a surveillance camera captured video of the murder on saturday night. 42-year-old katherine berry was shot while walking down the 3200 block of morse street in strawberry manassas with her gloucester a male who is being described as a black male in his early 50's heavyset with a gray beard pulled out a gun, walks right up to her and fires about nine
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or 10 shots. >> the crime scene is around the corner from berry's home. why she was targeted is not nepotism police have not said if the murder is linked to berry's guilty plea two weeks ago on charges of distributing oxycodone. >> happening today, autopsy results are expected to be released to explain the deaths of a new jersey hospital ceo and his wife. john sheridan and his wife joyce were found dead in a burned out bedroom at their somerset county home early sunday morning. sheridan was the long time ceo of the cooper university health system. his wife was a retired schoolteacher. an arson task force is now investigating the fatal fire at the home in montgomery township. >> the search continues for a person of interest in the pregnant woman's murder. martin is wanted for the killing of jasmine williams. she was inside a car with her fiancée in philadelphia when bullets blasted the vehicle last wednesday. police believe martin was
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trying to kill williams' fiancée because he was martin's accomplice in a deadly robbery. a $40,000 reward is being offered in this case. two more schools have reopened as hundreds of law enforcement officers continue their search for eric frein. students near his hometown in monroe county missed more than a week of class. frein has been on the run for 17 days after allegedly ambushing two state troopers killing one of them. >> happening today the secret service's handling of the white house security will be the focus of a congressional hearing. the man who climbed a white house fence two weeks ago was able to make his way much further into the white house than publically acknowledged. abc's susan solni has the latest. >> reporter: details up to now were disturbing enough. the suspect seen in this video dashing toward the white house earlier this month made it just past the front door the secret service said before being subdued. but new details confirmed by
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abc news indicate the security breach was far worse than that. after omar gonzalez burst through the front door he overpowered a guard, ran past a staircase that leads to the first family's quarters and then entered the east room. a guilded setting used for receptions and presidential addresses. there are also claims by whistle blowers that an alarm box to alert secret service personnel inside the white house that an intruder was on the site was on mute. gonzalez was carrying a three and a half inch knife. he was finally tackled by an agent at the south end of the east room some 80 feet inside. >> he got deep enough that had the president, the vice president been walking the hallways, they could have been attacked by mr. gonzalez. >> reporter: gonzalez had 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in his car parked several blocks from the white house on the night of the intrusion. the president and his family were not at home at the time but the secret service is still facing tough questions about how this happened and
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why their story keeps changing. >> the basics of the white house, locking the doors, having compartments. >> reporter: susan ssau llc abc news, washington. >> billionaire carl icahn is demanding tax incentives as he considers spending $100 million to save the taj mahal from closing. mayor don guardian says the city's finances are too stressed to agree to the massive tax rollbacks. it's going to be a big day at philadelphia international airport. let me tell you why. officials say a major low fare airline will announce it is expanding in philadelphia with
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flights serving seven u.s. cities. the airline will be revealed at 8:00 a.m. we have no idea which one it is. going have to wait. turning to wall street, stocks slid on monday on concerns about the political unrest in china but we could see a rebound at the opening bell. u.s. futures are trading higher. first the selfie, now the shapey. get this. a company called r tech is producing 3-d body scanning booths that capture everything about your physical appearance from your smile to your clothing, it's 3-d. customers can then order 3-d statues of themselves. the only booth in the u.s. right now is in jacksonville, florida. erin, back to you. nice housewarming gift. >> i may order one of you. i don't know if i want a statue of myself. >> that would be weird. [laughter] >> surveillance video shows a burglar at work in somerton. the suspect is captured parking his bicycle, then walking up to a home on the 1800 block of tomlinson road back on september 20th.
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he hops a fence and uses a ladder to get into the second floor bedroom. video shows the man leaving the property with the homeowners' belongings then leaving on his bike. if you recognize him police would like a call. >> 4:40. more stories you didn't see information on the case an unarmed new york city man whose videotaped can confrontation with police sparked outrage. >> we are learning more about the tragic death of kansas chiefs linebacker jevon belcher karen. >> still showers in spots especially along the coastlinely we'll see what it looks like this afternoon in our seven-day forecast when "eyewitness news" comes right back.
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theredelaware just like us. fire companies in the state of something went wrong with the new health care law that threatened to shut us all down, and then chris coons got involved. chris did one heck of a job. he got senators in both parties to see that there was a problem.
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they fixed it, so now volunteer fire companies can stay in service. most guys in washington just want to argue. but our chris coons got results. i'm chris coons and i approve this message. it's not easy to get things done in washington, but i'm working hard to find common ground. >> 4:43. you're saying it's a little foggy out to the west and northwestern areas. >> that's right. he's been listening. >> i have. amazing. >> gold star of the day. >> we have showers in the east, some fog in the northwest, little something for everybody. let's take a look right now at storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region right now and we are looking good with no problems through the area. so, as you're headed out on this early morning, we are seeing some light showers. it's not really a big deal but some light showers out there in wilmington as well as in surf city and toms river. you could see it near atlantic city as well and as that -- as we go a little closer right
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here you'll be able to see it's trying to exit the coastline. we could see the progression of this. still spotty showers. roads will be wet as you're headed out but they're not going to last all day. let's take a look outside and show you what it looks like right now as sky 6 looks live in hd at atlantic city and you can see little wet out there right now. so, watch for that as we're looking right now in penn's landing with sky 6. 65 degrees the current temperature. the dewpoint is 61. the winds out of the west-southwest so very light at three and the pressure less than 30-inches. we're putting on our always on seven day right now. if you want to peek ahead and look at what's coming up. let's start with satellite 6 and action radar here. you can see we have lots of clouds in place, some showers here or there and that's the way the early morning is looking for us at this point. but we are going to get some breaks of sunshine and then some more showers later on this evening. so, kind of a lot going on with the weather. let's show you what it looks like with future tracker 6 as we advance this through the afternoon hours. i think that's the best chance for your showers returning to the region will be late this
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afternoon into this evening. so, this is a look at 4:30 in the afternoon and you can see it's just spotty, not a big deal but we've got showers popping up here or there. we advance it a little more, maybe down to the south, a couple up to the north. so we've got some spotty showers coming later this afternoon and this evening with this area of low pressure kind of hanging near us, temperatures in the upper 70's. some sunshine. lots of clouds and some spotty showers today and not a whole lot of change for tomorrow. it's rather cloudy with some scattered showers in the area. so, we have a front draped near us with areas of low pressure kind of swinging through and not giving us a very good soaking but enough to make it feel pretty damp out there this afternoon, this evening as well as tomorrow. here's a look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. we'll see when we can clear things up for you. today lots of clouds, some sunshine with a few spotty showers later this afternoon and this evening. i don't think it will be enough you'll be canceling events for kids outdoor sports this afternoon. 77 degrees for your high. tomorrow spotty showers around special early and 75 for your
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high. thursday's brighter and nice, 74, just in time for the union. friday we start off with sunshine, then increasing clouds and a chance for showers at night and 75. saturday looks like we'll see some early showers so they'll be pretty light in nature and then lots of clouds and some sunshine returning with a high of 70 degrees. on sunday even cooler, sunny and cool, only 68 degrees for your high but good for football weather i think with that sunshine you'll be all right. on monday mostly sunny skies and 72. not a bad looking forecast but the next couple days feeling a little damp and dreary. >> okay. >> thanks so much, karen. a new york city grand jury is considering whether criminal charges should be filed in this arrest. you may be familiar with that video. that man you see there later died. several officers in new york city suspected 43-year-old eric garner with selling loose cigarettes. after he allegedly refused to be arrested an officer put garner in what appears to be a choke hold garner reportedly suffered from asthma. the medical examiner has ruled out his death a homicide due to the chest -- has ruled his
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death a homicide due to the chest and neck compressions by the officer. nypd officers are not allowed to use the choke hold move. >> new this morning a new report says an nfl player involved in a murder-suicide had evidence of a brain disease. a doctor conducted an autopsy on the late kansas chiefs linebacker jevon belcher. he shot and killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself in december of 2012. the autopsy conducted nearly a year after the tragedy found a protein consistent with cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. belcher's mother is suing the chiefs. she claims her son suffered repetitive head trauma and the team did not give him adequate care. >> 4:47 now. retail giant wal-mart has responded to a lawsuit filed by tracy morgan over a deadly car crash that left the comedian in critical condition. >> chelsea clinton and husband mark probably didn't get much sleep last night. details on the new addition is
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coming up next. >> and you can stay on top of the changing weather situation with the new visit for storm tracker 6 radar and the seven-day forecast. >> ♪
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let's take a look at traffic. this is delaware county. i-95 near the commodore barry bridge, the roadway is mostly dry and construction crews are doing some paving work in the southbound left lanes. traffic is only getting by in the right lane. they should be clearing soon but for now stay right as you come south of the blue route. switching over to montgomery county, route 422 at trooper road, work crews are gone from this portion of the roadway. both lanes are opened in both directions and so far no delays but some roads are damp so the ride may take you a few extra minutes. matt. >> all right, erin thanks so much. let's head to the big board here. got some information about chicago. this is a place we've been watching since friday when they had that fire causing lots of delays due to the air traffic control system there. this morning they are reporting 90 cancellations at o'hare international airport. i don't have any information about midway but assuming there's probably going to be cancellations over there. so, they're still trying to recover from that fire back on friday. so, if you have a flight to chicago, want to check ahead. by the way, things look
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basically okay in terms of the of weather, so you might see some showers but i don't think you're going have any travel delays related to weather. that air track control problem will linger into today. on the east coast, got the ice cream sandwich here encompassing d.c., boston and new york city could see showers. also could see some fog although it doesn't look like it right now at philadelphia international airport. that's something karen is watching so could see minor delays in that area. florida usual thundershowers. talked about chicago already and then this is ernie of bert and ernie fame saying everything is a-okay if you want to see me -- i assume he lives in california. where else could he be? >> sesame street. >> isn't sesame street in california or is it like this fictitious place that doesn't exist anywhere. ernie says everything is okay. that's all i was trying to say. sorry for dragging this out erin. >> that's okay, matt. texas cancer doctor -- texas cancer doctor who
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poisoned her lover will spend 10 years in prison. dr. anna gonzalez was sentenced and fined $10,000. gonzalez was convicted friday for aggravated assault for poisoning george plume men stein in january of 13. she spiked his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze. chelsea clinton and her new baby girl spent their first night at home after checking out from the hospital. cameras were flashing as the family left the hospital in manhattan yesterday evening. she gave birth to her daughter charlotte on friday. chelsea's husband is mark mezvinsky who grew up in montgomery county and son of margie margolies and ed mezvinsky. congratulations to them. all new in the next half hour of "action news" the hunt for the man who broke into an apartment in the chinatown section of the city. that intruder was stabbed by the resident there. we have new details and video. >> movie night on dancing stars features a local
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comedian who would admit to being a bit flat footed. plus we have more on the two perfect scores and who was sent home. we'll be right back.
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>> wal-mart is now saying tracy morgan was partly to blame for his extensive injuries in a crash along the new jersey turnpike. the retailer responded to morgan's lawsuit in federal court saying morgan and his friends weren't wearing seat belts. morgan required weeks of rehab after a wal-mart big rig
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slammed into his limb low bus in june. one passenger died. >> tonight abc prem mears another night of must see tv. selfie focuses on character eliza who has friends on social media and no friends in relife. can a marketing genius rebrand this social media diva. only time will tell. manhattan love is a romantic comedy about a couple who meet in the heart of new york city only to find out they are complete opposites. you can watch them right here on 6abc starting at 8:00 and 8:30. the fighting champ randy couture isn't moving on to round four of "dancing with the stars." he's been knocked out of the game. there were big moves during movie night with guest judge and philadelphia native kevin hart. for the first time this early in the competition two teams got perfect scores channel
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paris and partner val. spend another night blocking streets in central hong kong in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience. >> a data breach at one of the
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theredelaware just like us. fire companies in the state of something went wrong with the new health care law that threatened to shut us all down, and then chris coons got involved. chris did one heck of a job. he got senators in both parties to see that there was a problem. they fixed it, so now volunteer fire companies can stay in service. most guys in washington just want to argue. but our chris coons got results.
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i'm chris coons and i approve this message. it's not easy to get things done in washington, but i'm working hard to find common ground. >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and with matt o'donnell, tamala >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, it's 5 o'clock. it is tuesday, last day in the month of september. tam is off. erin o'hearn joins us and developing this morning. >> the search is on for an injured intruder following a frightening end found in a philadelphia apartment overnight. >> one of the area's biggest supermarket chains warns shoppers about a possible data breach. >> and a warning period is almost over for three red light cameras in montgomery county. >> david is sleeping soundly right now. we have karen rogers along with matt pelman with weather and traffic.