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>> hello, again, here are some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30, new arrests have been made in the deadly home invasion in montgomery county. two people are in custody after a man was shot in front of a house last month. burlington county adult day care worker is accused of sexually assaulting a members of the jurily challenged client. one of volkswagen's executives is on capitol hill facing an emissions cheating scandal. we have news out of california. one of the americans who stopped a terror attack on a high speed train in france has been stabbed. he and his friends took down the gunman in august. according to police in sacramento stone was stabbed multiple times he was protecting
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a friend. he is in stable condition. we have updates at 6abc.com. philadelphia firefighters are trying to put out flames in the city's hunting park section. the first call also came in an hour ago about a series of porch fires this is what chopper 6 show when it flew over the scene. no word on what started the flames. no reports of any injuries. >> two people have been arrested in connection with the deadly home invasion in montgomery county. happened last month from the 2300 block of philmont avenue in lower moreland where police found a man shot on the front lawn. he later died at the hospital. vernon odem was at a news conference about the arrest that wrapped up moments ago, cern is live with the -- vern is live with the latest. >> reporter: the montgomery county district attorney has busted two people so far in the investigation of the murder that took place after the pope's visit to philadelphia ended last month. these two philadelphia mendes
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monday smith and abdul ali he are in jail charged with savage crimes including murder. 53 kevin brown was shot in the neck on his lower moreland home. the d.a. said brown was murdered because his 18-year-old daughter was trying to break off an abusive 3-month-old relationship with abdul ali. >> we learned during the course of the relationship there was an incident in august during which it is alleged that he and desmond smith together sexually assaulted his girlfriend. she was told that if she told anyone about that event, she was told by mr. abdul savment -- ali if she told anyone about the event she would send desmond smith to shoot her and her
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family. >> reporter: the district attorney said this case is under investigation there could be more persons arrested in connection with the murder. live in lower moreland township, montgomery county. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. philadelphia police say they have tracked down a man who they wanted to question in connection with the sexual assault of a temple university student last week. this is surveillance video of the man taken after the attack last monday. police say they have arrested the man for an unrelated offense. they have not linked him to the assault, however. a 20-year-old student was robbed and sexually assaulted on the 1400 block of carlisle by a man with a gun. students across school across philadelphia skipped class to take a stand to their futures. there's a budget stalemate in harrisburg. pennsylvania has been operating without a budget since the end of june leaving schools without
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funding. today the students wanted to send a message to lawmakers. >> we are not hooligans messing around. we are serious about our education, we're serious about civil rights and we're serious about letting hour teachers know how much we care about them. >> the students organized the rally using social media. >> police in camden are investigating an early-morning shooting that happened around 1:45 a.m. a man was shot in the chest. was rushed to cooper hospital in critical condition. no motive or suspects. police are looking for more victims after a worker at a day care center for mentally challenge adults was arrested. authorities say 58-year-old william claiborne of north philadelphia had a client touch
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him in an inappropriate sexual manner. the female victim was severely mentally challenged and claiborne was her caregiver. "action news" spoke with neighbors shocked to hear the allegations. >> oh, my goodness. that's all i can say. oh, my goodness. >> reporter: does that blow your mind, ma'am? >> yes he don't seem like that type of man. >> reporter: police are asking with anyone with information to come forward. claiborne remains behind bars on $50,000 bail. >> lawmakers grill volkswagen's top official over the rigging scandal. he claimed he didn't know they were rigging cars because everything was engineered in germany. we go washington. >> reporter: lawmakers pushed for answer about when vw executives first knew of the
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emissions problem and who is to blame. in the hot seat for his company's deception. >> i would like to offer a sincere apology. >> reporter: volkswagen chief apologize as he admitted to cheating on pollution tests allowing cars to pollute 40% more than allowed by u.s. standards. >> i did not think that something like this was possible. >> reporter: he said he was just as shocked as they were and disappointed as the millions of the vw owners around the world saying their cars values drop. it will be a costly mistake facing lawsuits and lost business on top of recalls and today a raid on the company's
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headquarters in germany as prosecutors seek documents for their own investigation. >> the american people and epa and their counter parts around the world have been defrauded by volkswagen. their word is not worth a dime. >> reporter: they have not said how they will fix the recalled vehicles, but promises to take full responsibility. >> we will find remedy and work to insure this will never happen again. >> reporter: michael horn said vw executives did not know about the deceipt device installed and said it was done by software engineers. the owners of the former revel casino hotel face hefty fines for not complying with the fire code. according to the fire chief revel did not have competent
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engineers to oversea the properties alarms and emergency equipment. glen straub let go the union engineers last week. he said he will employ outside crackers. the property now -- contractors, the property faces $1,000 a day fine. turning to accuweather today could be our last day of pleasant weather, dry weather, actually for the week as we look outside sky6 live hd at the atlantic city shoreline. it's a nice october afternoon as temperatures top out in the mid 70s. tomorrow we end on a soggy note and cool down. david murphy is outside of the studios with the changing forecast. >> reporter: you're right, rain is on the horizon and cooler air behind. if you can get outside and enjoy the day, i would recommend that. we have sunshine across the region with clouds that popped up. in places where you have more cloud cover overhead it's thin
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and sparse enough you're getting sun through that's the case just about everywhere. the nice numbers we're dealing with are pretty much in play from philadelphia 71 all the way down the pike baltimore and washington, washington, 73. cooler in new york city. so we're on the cusp of the cooler air. it's not here today and won't be here until saturday. 73 degrees by 2:00 p.m. the high today is expected to be around 75. that will come in around 4:00 p.m. 71 degrees by 6:00 p.m. the sun plunges below the horizon and the temperature drops 66 degrees by 8:00 p.m. and future tracker 6 shows you how rain is on the way in particular in the afternoon and early evening hours. how long does it hang around? we'll have that for you on future tracker 6 and show you the changes for the weekend coming up. rick, sarah. >> the president and ceo at the
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convention center and business bureau was honored at city council. he was surprised with the proclaimation for all the hard work he has done. his entire staff was in on the surprise right there to celebrate with of them. >> much more to come on "action news" at 12:30. a major development in the bill cosby sex assault scandal why he has to testify under oath in front of a camera. >> a brawl at first base, the tensions that boiled over in the heated playoff game when "action news" comes right back.
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>> breaking news from capitol hill, house majority liter kevin mc-- leader, kevin mccarty has withdrawn his run for
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speaker of the house. he has recommended the election for house speaker be postponed. donald trump is campaigning in las vegas today. he'll appear with his hotel business partner. his event comes one day after singer called him a clown for his comments on mexican migrants. the latest poll numbers put trump ahead of the pack in the three swing states. las vegas will be home for to the first debate next tuesday. >> comedian bill cosby has to answer questions under oath and on camera after a judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit against cosby. >> reporter: bill cosby is said to be deposed for the first time since mounting allegations of abuse against him that made headlines earlier this career. the judge refused to dismiss the
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lawsuit filed by judy hunt. the court intends to keep details of the deposition under seal until a later hearing. she said the star forced her to perform a sex act when she was 15 years old at the playboy mansion. cosby calls them false and baseless and how her former attorney tried to extort a quarter million dollars from him before she filed the case. 25-year-old model filing a civil suit tuesday claiming he drugged and assaulted her at the playboy mansion in 2008. >> when you were watching him on tv and thinking about what you said he did to you, how does that make you feel.
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>> all i can think is hypocrite. somebody who goes on tv and presents a wholesome edge, yet it's so sick, i can't watch it, that's what i am here today to bring out the truth. the truth about his life and secrets. >> reporter: now more than 50 women alleged he drugged or sexually assaulted them, he has never been charged with a crime in regard to the accusations. his attorney said he denies all the allegations of wrong doing. representatives for cosby said his lawyers have no comment at the present time. abc news, los angeles. an atlanta at that radio hosts is apologizing for his twitter rant against a female baseball broadcaster, on tuesday night jessica mendoza became the first analyst to broadcast a baseball game. she broadcast for espn.
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the comments focused on gender. she talked about the ordeal on "g.m.a." >> reporter: being able to call the baseball games, yes i'm a female, but i meant it to get tt to the point what i am thinking about, what i am doing not the sex i am. >> she decided not to read the tweet and accepts the apology. the host has been suspended. >> tensions at the wild card game reached a point between the cubs and the pirates. >> here come the pirates. >> reporter: the benches cleared after the pitcher was taken on the 5 right there. some thought was pay back after he hit two in the game. after some shoving the fight was broken up. sean rodriguez was ejected. the cubs won 4-0.
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their first post season win since 2003. rodriguez didn't like it, he took it out on a bucket. >> still ahead on "action news" another check of the forecast. sky6 live hd showing you a nice afternoon of the center city skyline. meteorologist david murphy has an update from accuweather and some changes for us tomorrow when we come right back. ♪ centrum brings us the biggest news... in multivitamin history.
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back with a closer look at the forecast, still unseasonable. >> reporter: yeah, nice and warm today, it will be warmer tomorrow, but unfortunately we have the clouds and the rain coming. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you it is beautiful afternoon. no rain out there. let's check the great outdoors, they are great aboard chopper 6 that's memorial hall. i'll be down there november 2 heading up the pancreatic cancer walk, purple stride. they asked me to emcee it, i'm
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very excited about that. maybe i'll see you there november 7. maybe. we have the highlights for the forecast. we have one more beauty. friday there will be rain arriving if i had a third line i would say cooler for the weekend, because that's part of the immediate forecast. temperatures 71 degrees, no issues, wind are calm. it's going to be a gorgeous day across the region. you can see some clouds developing over the last several hours. generally speaking no worse than partly sunny skies today. high temperature, 72 in allentown. 73 in reading. 73 in trenton. 75 in philadelphia. 76 in wilmington. if you're down the shore stopping on or about 70 for the high, but nice. in philadelphia, the numbers are going this way. 3:00 p.m., 74. get your high 75 late in the day around 4:00 p.m. by 5:00 p.m. 73. 68 at 7:00 p.m. 64 by 9:00. the overnight low 59 that's
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warmer than the average high of 50. tomorrow we'll have a front on the doorstep. we'll get the warmer air ahead of the flow. the clouds will thicken and the temperatures will drop in the afternoon and we'll get rain. woament see it in the morning -- won't see it in the morning, but in the afternoon we'll have this coming down from the north and west. by 6:00 p.m. there could thunderstorms mixed in around the i-95 corridor and gets over by the coast at 11:00 p.m. if you're in south jersey or delaware it will be wet longer. speaking of things i'm doing around town pancreatic cancer walk is one thing. but this saturday, i'm chair of the parkinsons walk. the festivities begin at 8:00. this is one that's near and dear to my heart. if you can be there, otherwise
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donate to the parkinsons council. rain arriving during the afternoon and evening tomorrow as you just saw. 79 is the high. saturday, cooler and high of 66 degrees, looks like a good looking day. sunday, 70. the eagles taking the field in south philadelphia hopefully getting back on the winning track. it will be nice weather wise and the flyers are home for the home opener on monday, it will be nice in the lot before the game. we stay nice tuesday and wednesday. wednesday night there could be a shower. >> reality tv star kim volciac is speaking out about an incident that took her out of the "dancing with the stars." >> reporter: she suffered a mini stroke days after returning from
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the live showing in loss -- los angeles. she was forced to withdraw from the show. the first week she was told she was too stiff and too scared. week two she came back and proved she was in it to win it. disaster struck and she was not allowed to travel back to los angeles to dance. >> it was a blessing in disguise, the minor tia revealed i have a hole in your heart that i was born with that never closed. >> many people thought you were faking it you didn't have a stroke. what do you say to those distracters? >> it shows me their mentality. i don't think that many people would fake a stroke. >> fans rallied to get come back on the show they circulated an online petition getting
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25,000 signatures. she sent in her dancing hoping not have to fly to la. the lawyers cut her. next week the dreaded partner switch up adding drama on the dance floor. >> big night tonight on 6abc, all new episodes of tgit with grays anatomy. scandal and how to get away with murder that's followed by "action news" at 11:00 p.m.
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>> david with a final check of the nice temperatures today. >> reporter: not too bad check out the northern and western suburbs for beginnings, we're
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looking at the low 70s, maybe a couple of degrees behind yesterday, but not bad. fair amount of sunshine sun and clouds in the i-95 corridor. 74, 75 and 76 or two. down the shore, sunshine and scattered clouds 70 degrees on the beach. nice enough for a boardwalk stroll. not as mild as philadelphia. >> don't forget to join us later today for "action news" at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. >> for sarah bloomquist, david murphy and the entire "action news" team, i'm rick williams. have nice afternoon! we'll see you later today.
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