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>> good afternoon, sarah is off, in the news new video of the intruders who robbed a local couple and their grandson in a
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local home invasion. police are looking for a suspect in old city philadelphia. a dead shooting on a college campus, this time gunfire erupted outside a dorm at northern arizona university killing one and wiewdged three -- wounding three others. police have the suspect in custody. we have the latest developments and the deepening debate over gun control. bozi. >> reporter: good afternoon rick, students are back at class, some students are questioning a law that allows students to have guns on campus while president obama is pushing for more background checks. >> four people possibly shot. >> reporter: an emergency call at another college campus, four people shot at northern arizona
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university in flagstaff in a parking lot near a dorm. one of the victims dead. the 18-year-old gunman in custody. >> two separate student grooms got into a confrontation, it turned physical. >> reporter: as the victims of this school remain in the hospital, president obama is isn his way to oregon to meet with the families of the nine people killed in the malice -- mass shootings of a gunman at a community college. >> we're examining what other omses -- options are available to keep the guns out of the hand of chris. >> reporter: this morning one of the top polling candidates, ben carson is defending his recent suggestion that part of the saluting could be more guns including at schools. >> in fact if i had a child in
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the school, i would much prefer that there be somebody trained on that campus rather than just leaving them at the mercy of some individual whose lost their senses. >> reporter: in arizona police have not said what started the deadly fight. so far there have been at least ten school shootings this year. in washington, channel 6 "action news." rick. >> thank you, back here, a mother accused of injecting two children with heroin just appeared in court in chester county. the 34 waived her preliminary hearing. she gave the drug to her 14-year-old daughter and 16-year-old boyfriend several times over the last month. david henry was there for the appearance before the judge this morning. we'll have more details in a live report at 12:30. >> a local business owner remains in critical condition after he was stabbed 20 times during an armed robbery in
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southwest philadelphia. the suspect attack 62-year-old patrick spinosa inside his southwest auto tag store on dicks avenue at 6:00 p.m. investigators are trying to uncover a surveillance video from a nearby gas station. philadelphia police have released new video of a man who robbed three different groups of people at gunpoint in less than an hour. all incidents happened in the old city section of philadelphia. the man threatened the victim with the weapon before taking their cash and pushes and other belongings. two on south 5th street, the third at front and dock street. police believe the suspect drove away in a dark-colored suv with a new jersey license plate. police have released video of a terrifying home invasion in frankford. two of the three men were captured on video on porch of
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home. they tied up the man at gunpoint while his wife and grandson pretended to be asleep. they ransacked the apartment and left with the other electronics allong with the couple's keys. anyone who recognizes the men is to contact philadelphia police. a water main break from last night is impacting homes and businesses in center city. trish hartman is live on the scene on south street where crews are trying to make repairs. >> reporter: rick, the water department tells us the these repairs will take until 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. water is shut off to customers on 5th from south to aluminum barreled as crews work to fix the main. about 50 homes and businesses are without power and 20 without water after a ten inch water main break at south and 5th street.
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suesanne haney wanted to use the lawrnld -- laundry matt. water department officials say they don't know what caused the break and hope to have it fixed by this evening. >> we try to prevented them from breaking and replace them in our replacement program. >> reporter: the owner of johnny rocket is open and without power, while he may looks like business, he won't lose his food thanks to a load of dry ice. this street is from south to lumbard. officials ask that drivers avoid the area for the rest of the day. live in south philadelphia, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. checking the forecast get ready for a bit of precipitation later today.
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sky6 live hd looking live outside is at the center city skyline. mostly sunny right now, it did look sunny, clouds are moving in, though, as rain and thunderstorms expected to move in in, as well. how will it impact our weekend. melissa magee is live at the big board with a closer look at the forecast. >> reporter: hi there rick, we have sunshine across the region giving way to increasing clouds as the day wears on. temperatures are responding to the sun overhead with the southwesterly wind. 75 if philadelphia. 67 in the lehigh valley. along the coast, 71. down to 69 at beach haven. if you're stepping out later today, 3:00 p.m., we have a mostly cloudy sky with the temperature you mean to 80 degrees. 77 at 5:00 p.m. we'll track the showers that will arrive from a northwest to southeast direction. 7:00 p.m. tonight and 9:00 p.m., the number drops to 67678 here's the change on the way. storm tracker 6 live double scan
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radar we're tracking a frontal boundary it's a cold front that will work east ward. right now it's over western section of pennsylvania. always always it works into the delaware and lehigh valleys, we're tracking a thunderstorm. we have an oagzed line -- organized line up of convection activity approaching the region. it's warm, clouds in the sky, upper 70s to near 80. we're tracking the afternoon and evening rain which will make for a cooler weekend. we have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast rick. >> all right, melissa we'll check in later thank you. it had the makings of a mummers parade in fairmont park this morning, but it was an effort to keep folks fit while having fun. ♪ this was the senior strut health event along boathouse row.
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hundreds of older adults decked out in their orange t-shirts. the seniors walk a one mile loop through the park. the event is sponsored by the philadelphia corporation for aging and the city passion and creaks -- recreation and parks department. >> we'll explain the reason donations are pouring in for a bear walking around north jersey. that and much more when "action news" at noon continues in just a moment.
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>> bill cosby will testify under oath in response to a lawsuit to one of his many accusers. judy houth allegation he sexually assaulted her at the playboy mansion claiming psychologic injuries that surfaced within the last three years. today's deposition will remain sealed for now. another hearing is scheduled for december in which a judge will determine if the transcript can
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be made public. a federal judge in new jersey has ruled that corruption charges against senator bob menendez will stand saying he failed to produce any evidence suggesting the charges should be thrown out. earlier this year the judge dismissed 4 of the 22 counts against him. in washington, republicans are discussing their next move now that kevin mccarthy has been withdrawn. mccarthy dropped out yesterday concluding he could not unite the party. boehner said he is intent on holding elections for a new speaker by the end of the month. two people are facing federal charges after the drone crashed over the white house. the men involved were given
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criminal citations, but not arrested. this is the latest in a string of similar incidents. back in may secret service arrested someone who flew a drone in front of the white house, in january a drone operator crashed a device on the white house grounds. spencer stone one of the men who thwarted an attack on a paris train has been attacked outside a bar. the man believing to be certain threw a punch. others moved in. he rushes back in and is stabbed several times. police are looking for the suspects, as well as the motive for the brawl. 3,000 national guard soldiers and men are spread across the state helping with the aftermath of the flooding in south carolina. jeh johnson will travel there to
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get a look at the damage. 17 people died. hundreds of thousands are deciding what to do next. >> i have to get my kids to school, my cars are under water. the forecaster is concerning for residents, more rain is expected tonight and some areas could receive another inch of rain tomorrow. donations are flowing in to help an injured bear who continues to roam a neighborhood in north jersey. the black bear looks more human than animal, he walks you mean right because he is missing a front paw and the other is limp. residents spotted him walking the area for a year now. a woman has launched a go fund me page to get him a spot in the wildlife center in new york. the wildlife center is waiting for the regulators to approve the bear's transfer. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, a healthy version
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of red meat could be hitting grocery stores soon.
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>> a new study suggesting that retirement will be more difficult for woman compared to their male counterparts. they earn less an live longer, so saturday they have a 26% savings gap that's according to
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research financial finesse. they need to save $126 for every one hundred dollars saved by men if they want to have enough money for retirement. there's an upside to an economic slump. the silver lining of a recession is better health. researchers found people cutback on heavy drinking and smoking. the study conclusion people are forced to spend lesson alcohol and cigarettes. overall morality improves along with positive activity like exercise and social interaction. researchers are trying to put a healthy spin on red meat exploring weather steaks and hamburger can be fortified with omega feat acids. in a separate trial 50 grocery
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stores in texas are selling meat with omega fortified with flax seed. customers are willing to pay for more enriched beef. the "action news" team is out working on stories for 4:00 p.m. that includes an exclusive freebie just for our viewers. plus a dramatic rescue in georgia a stranger russian to save a man after his motor cycle caught fire stay gas station, why police say he left the bike running while filling up. if you're ready for the original pizza, get ready for the pizza rat in this subway sequel. details of the rodent robbery sparking another firestorm in big talkers today at 4:00 p.m. we'll check the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast as we like live in cape may. pretty picture there.
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melissa magee is tracking rain and weekend cool down. don't go away. >> meteorologiste
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back now with a closer look at a somewhat soggy forecast, but the weekend unscathe, right. >> reporter: it will be nice, but cooler in the wake of the front. storm tracker 6 live double scan radar we have spotty showers north and west of the i-95 corridor. expect some activity to pop up. the main line moves in later this afternoon and into into the evening hours. with that we can find some convective activity. sky6 live hd looking at philadelphia international on this friday. maybe you're going away. you should get the greenlight as
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far as weather is concerned right now. if you're traveling later tonight you might might have sow downs. philadelphia, not bad, temperature, 62. the winds out of the -- 75 degrees, dewpoint, 6 #. the winds out of the south southwest 14. 75 in the city. 67 in the lehigh valley. along the coast in cape may. 72. 77 in dover with the southwesterly windy. here's what's going on, satellite and radar showing the cold front stretch out from new england down across areas in western p-a and the ohio valley as well. right now we're finding some convective activity down across western and central sections of the state it will work east ward into the rest of the afternoon and evening hours. future tracker 6 timing it out, 3:00 p.m. a lot of moisture north and west of the poconos. as we get into 7:00 p.m. tonight you can see a line of showers and perhaps even a rumble of thunder along the i-95 corridor
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points to the north and west. 9:00 p.m. a lot of moisture moves south and east of philadelphia, but showers persist across ocean city in south jersey and as far south as dover. we'll clear out fairly quickly during the late nighttime hours. by 11:00 p.m., the front moves offshore and clouds break for clear skies through the rest of the overnight hours. the call from accuweather, sunshine and increasing clouds. we're tracking evening rain and perhaps a rumble of thunder. in the wake of the moisture arriving we'll max out at 80 degrees. overnight tonight, 55 in philadelphia. it's warm today, in the wake of the moisture, high of 80 degrees. for saturday with the start of the weekend, it's cool and dry, 66 degrees. sunny and nice on sunday, 70 degrees, good football
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playing weather with the eagles at home at the linc. monday, beautiful, sunshine and clouds sharing the sky. tuesday more clouds move in. high of 70. wednesday, sunshine will return we're up to 68 degrees. as we get into next thursday, it's mostly sunny with a high temperature coming in at 70 degrees. so we're calling for a tenth up to a half inch of rain once the front moves through. but in the wake of that, cool, dry and nice. >> that's football weather that's for sure. one of the residents afternoon australian hospital is warming hearts on the road to recovery. this is a 4-month-old possum who is an orphan and likely missing her mom, so she is seeking comfort by clinging to a fluffy stuffed animal throat her medical treatment. she was 3 ounces when she first
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arrived and has since doubled in size. sea world is getting $100 million to expand their killer whale habitat, but the hefty sum comes with a catch. we're getting newly released behind the scene footage during his work on disney's aladdin. those stories and more coming up next, stay with us. here at humana, we value sticking with things. when something works, people stick with it. more people stick with humana medicare advantage.
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here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30. a chester county mother made her first appearance in court today accused of giving her teenage daughter heroin. also a brutal assault outside a bustleton bar. and chaos on capitol hill. three republicans emerged as candidates in the race for house speaker days after the so-called heir apparent took himself out of the running. now the mother charged with injecting her two children with heroin with heroin. "action news" reporter, david henry was in court he is live in honeybrook with more. david. >> reporter: 34-year-old jessica ripe gave up her right to a
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hearing this morning. she had nothing to say as she was led into court in had you evers. police have filed 18 new charges against here in addition to the 14 she was facing. police went to the home to check on the children. the home was in deplorable condition and discovered that rippy was injecting her 14-year-old daughter with heroin. she was injecting a 16-year-old boy. court documents indicate the heroin was supplied by her boyfriend. she was watching her inject the drug into the arms of the children. burn is on the run. police hope he turns themselves in. the abuse of the children would never come to light if the family friend hadn't tipped them off. rippy will go straight to


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