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>> good morning, here's what's happening on this monday october 12. >> one of philadelphia's biggest carriers continues to deal with massive countrywide disruption. we'll have a live report from phl. democratic candidates are getting ready for their first national debate. >> a former philly is suspended after a controversial play on the diamond. >> let's go over to david murphy with the latest in accuweather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: that former phillie
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always played hard and he certainly did in that case. we have patchy fog around, high pressure in control, winds are light. we'll continue the nice pattern we had over the weekend. 53 degrees right now. chilly as you step outside early, 43 in allentown. 46 in 46 in trenton. 42 in millville. calm winds across the region. as you head out to catch the school bruce, 50 degrees, mainly clear and chilly conditions out there. moving into the afternoon, a nice one on tap. lots of sunshine, clouds building in. noon, 69. 74 degrees at 3:00 p.m., high of 75. we are looking at temperatures
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tumble you -- tumbling a little bit and they tumble as we head into the weekend. >> reporter: we hit the roads, i-95 southbound to the blue route has been blocked with construction. the crews are out there, so the ramp is reopened. better news with the ramp clearing out. frederick township, an early morning problem at game farm road at smith road with traffic moving nice there with no problem. we have a problem restricting the eastbound side no problems, watch for the crews eastbound on the turnpike. blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 looking at speeds in the 50s as you head out the door early on monday morning. >> southwest airline said hundreds of flights were dlaidz dlaidz -- delayed by technical problems, they are warning
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passengers to get to the airport really early. trish hartman is live at philadelphia international with the latest. good morning, trish. >> reporter: good morning, tam, southwest airlines is asking passengers to arrive two hours early because of the flights because of the technical issues after dealing with the handwritten boarding passes and long lines from yesterday. southwest representative said a technology glitch started sunday that meant 450 flights were delayed. southwest officials have not said what caused the problem or when they expect the problem to be fixed. but they say there's no indication the problem is the result of hacking. in the meantime, computers and reservations centers and the mobile apps are affected. we're outside terminal e where you would check in for your southwest flight. two hour early southwest
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representatives are asking you to arrive for your flight if you're flying southwest this morning. as of yesterday the self check in was working at philadelphia international airport. passengers are encouraged to print your boarding passes at home that will save time. if you're checking luggage use a self service kiosk when you arrive. that will save you time, as well. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> a former firefighter was killed when his lawnmower caught fire and burned him to death. it happened in springfield township, burlington county. roger lippincot was mowing his lawn, the mother caught fire and he was killed by smoke and flames. >> happening today a pennsylvania state senator goes before a judge in allentown. lehigh valley republican pat brown will be arraigned on charges connected to a
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motorcycle crash in allentown. else charged with dui and traveling at an unsafe speed. this is his third dui related accident since 1995. >> the first democratic presidential debate takes place tomorrow night. there will be five podiums on stage and a 6th on standby in case vice president joe biden decides to jump in the next 36 hours. >> reporter: the time has come, hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off. the frontrunner in the lead, but slipping in polls will stand center stage in the prime time debate in las vegas. it is time for the vermont senator appealing to the masses to show why hes exciting the democratic base. >> let's transform america. >> reporter: the biggest political story of the week, may not be the debate. in a few days we could hear word
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from vice president joe biden. over the weekend he was at home in delaware dodging reporters, spending time with family weighing the decision about a run. deadlines on ballots approaching. >> i think it is weighing on him quite a bit, that will be the deciding factor. >> reporter: the republicans two debates in are in the resting. a new cbs new york times poll shows donald trump is holding the lead 27% and carson is 6 points behind. >> what's the secret of my popularity, honestly it is my looks, i'm very handlesome. that's the only -- handsome, that's the only thing i can think of right now. martin o'malley, jim webb and
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lincoln chafe fee are looking for attention tomorrow night in the rates. >> reporter: philadelphia mayoral candidates square off in the final debate before the november 3 election him there will be other debates leading to the election day. >> major league baseball has suspended former phillie chase utley for two playoff games, he broke the short stop's leg. he said the slide was late and targeted the player, but not intended to injury. he will miss game three tonight and tomorrow's game four. the second baseman is appealing the suspension. former president george hw bush threw out the first pitch.
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astros. he is an astros fan. he has been wearing a brace since he fell at home in july breaking a vertibrae in his neck. why millions of people on social security and disabled vets and retirees may not see an increase in their benefits next year. >> reporter: chilly this morning, if you're wearing a sweatshirt you can root for temple. not a bad choice. this afternoon another warm day, t-shirts, we'll have the day planner forecast, as well as the seven day. things are going to cool down by the end of the week. scare moments on the sunshine
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sky way wrij -- bridge in tampa, florida, the wind from the water spout knocked over and picked up a u.s. mail big rig. the winds left the truck with extensive damage, and mail
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flielg all over the roadway into the bay. -- flying all over the roadway into the bay. >> what a picture. >> reporter: weirdest he case of airmail i ever saw. storm tracker 6 live double scan, cloudy on tap. it's cooler this morning last week. i noticed it heading out the door. temperature 53 degrees dewpoint 48, the winds are calm. once the sun comes up, it will feel better. just because we have a cool start doesn't mean we can't squeeze out a mild day. today is one of them. 2:00 p.m., 73. 75 is the high, probably late in
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the day around 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. lots of sunshine and cirrus clouds at times. 74 in allentown and 75 in philadelphia. down the shore, cooler, some spots may not get out of the 60s and cape may may be one of them. pleasant on the boardwalk, though. we have an area of low pressure coming in, we'll see sunny breaks tomorrow, but there could showers around particularly early and future tracker 6's latest view shows even in the afternoon it could be damp. up until noon we have showers mainly on the northern side of the region according to the latest model run and then we get into the afternoon and a few more showers down the shore and as late as 5:00 p.m. there's a sprinkle around. this is not a washout. we may see sunshine at times. every now and then we have the
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possibility of a sprinkle or shower. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny and nice, high of 75. we talked about this last week. if you're heading to the flyers home opener it's going to be nice in the parking lot. the festivities before you head into the wells fargo center, plan ahead for that. tuesday, 74. sunny breaks and shower occasionally as you just saw on future tracker 6. after that it will start to feel like fall not only in the morning, but the afternoon, as well. sunny and cool on wednesday, 67. two good looking autumnal days. friday, 64. temple goes on the field against ucf. you want to bundle up like i'll be doing on the weekend. 59 degrees is the high. sunday, sun and clouds mix, 58. overnight lows will get into the 30s on sunday morning, we
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could see scattered frost in spots. >> first frost. >> that's early. >> reporter: not really that early. it's the middle of october. >> new this morning, united airlines flight 869 is back on track to hong kong. the plane took off saturday but was forced to return one-third into the flight because the pilots realized there was not enough fuel to make the trip. they turned back off the alaskan coastline. >> there was a fuel problem that apparently the airplane was using more fuel than usual, and they were not sure we were going to make it all the way to hong kong. they decided to go back. they inspected the aircraft for a fuel leak. they are still investigating what went wrong.
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the cost of life teams to go up, but people on social security may not see an increase in benefits for the coming year. there's little chance of an increase because of low inflation. we'll get the final numbers when consumer index numbers are released. this is the third time in 40 years there hadn't been this kind of increase. last week was a good week for the markets. all major stock indeetionz -- indices were up on friday. futures are pointing to a higher open. many craft brew makers are seeking exemption from the water restrictions. it takes seven gallons of water to make a gallon of beer. 7-eleven is giving free coffee to customers all this week. in order to get the deal you have to use the free 7-eleven
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app. a free cup of joe is a good way to go. >> coast guard crews in hawaii save a man who was adrift for seven days. >> more when "action news" comes right back. >> reporter: good morning, we
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expect lighter volume on the roads today with it being columbus day and many people having off. this is 202, crews are out. this is near 401. traffic is getting by, it's not causing much of a problem. not too bad. this accident at game farm road and smith road. watch for crews on the scene with this early morning accident. ben franklin bridge no problems, going out of the city, you have the right lane blocked, it's early, light volume not causing many issues out there. we have construction on the boulevard between rhawn and woodward blocking the inner drive.
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southbound heading toward the schuylkill expressway no problems. at this early hour it's just construction. >> police on high alert in israel because of the wave ebb of palestinian-israeli violence. at least 24 palestinians and five israelis have been killed, clasheses began at a contested holy site in jury room. a report concludes two police officers in a shooting in cleveland was justified after tamir rice was shot and killed. a retired fbi agent and former prosecutor said the patrolman used reasonable force because they believe the man was holding a gun. it's up to a grand jury to
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decide if the officers face any criminal charges. a picture of a detroit police officer helping a young crash victim is getting attention across the country. it shows joe tucker stopping and comforting the victim of the crash. >> neighbors were coming to the other children. the young man was sort of alone. he was crying and nervous, so i laid down next to him. >> he helped me on the ground, he let me play with his iphone. >> lieutenant tucker was off duty when he stopped to help. he is a 22 year veteran of the detroit police department. >> police in northeast philadelphia are investigating a crash that sent a mother and two children to the hospital overnight. the details are coming up at 5:00. >> students at a college in arizona talk about the deadly shooting on campus.
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another nice one on tap. a survivor of the arizona university is talking about the ordeal. police say freshman stephen jones opened fire with a 40 caliber gun first shooting his three fraternity friends. >> i heard gun shots i saw them drop to the ground. i was holding my friend and saw all the blood, i was traumatized by the situation. >> he shot him in the neck. the friend he was holding died. the other two are in the hospital. jones is under arrest. he said he fired the shots because the victim struck him in the face and began chasing him. the most wanted man in the u.s. and mexico is a halloween
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costume. joaquin "el chapo" guzman escaped from prison back in july. 34 people linked to the escape has been arrested. but they did not say if they are getting closer to catching the drug lord himself. the costume is popular in part as a political statement, mexicans will wear it to thumb their nose at government and country where people like joaquin "el chapo" guzman getaway with great crimes with no exiewnt. exiewnt -- i impunity. a man may dayed coast guard about being adrift in the pacific. coast guard went out and saved him. it's important to carry survival equipment on your boat in case of emergency.
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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., october 1 we're following several developing stories. >> small child who was not strapped into a car seat correctly was injured in a crash overnight. >> travel troubles, a tech glitch delays southwest flights. we're live at the airport with the details. >> the eagles are back in the mix as they prepare for a monday night showdown. >> another win would be nice, let's go over to david murphy with accuweather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: that would be nice because the next game is against division rivals. we don't have a lot of the cloud cover, a little fog

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