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breaking news on this friday, october 16. >> surveillance pictures show the man who police say stabbed a walmart employee and took off with a tv. >> a woman suing bill cosby of rape is now suing the comedian. >> reporter: let's go over to david murphy and get weather and traffic. good morning. . it's a chilly morning this morning and getting kind of cool this afternoon considering that the breezes will be higher than
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yesterday. we have a sprinkle and our west of philadelphia. later this morning it is possible that areas north of philadelphia pick up that. that looks to be the area that would be mainly affected. it's not going to be hard-hitting or long-lasting. >> reporter: 58 in millville. 433 in allentown. 49 in trenton. 62 in sea isle city the winds not that bad at 7 miles per hour. once we get past sunrise we'll see the winds pop up. they are in the double digits in dover and cape may. 53 degrees by 6:00 a.m., 53 by 8:00 a.m. partly cloudy and chilly conditions this morning. as we roll through the day, temperature-wise it's not going to be that bad. 62 by noon, 66 by 3:00 p.m. high around 67 degrees i could see that happening around 4:00. later in the afternoon as has been the indicates recently and
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breezy today with the partly sunny sky cover. we're looking at a dip in temperatures over the weekend, a freeze concern is out there, we'll be talking about all that coming up. >> reporter: i have concerns, too, i'll be camping when it's freezing, we're looking okay, we have traffic we opened at this point, we can see eastbound traffic and cars moving westbound, as well. it was closed overnight as they continue that construction. it was scheduled to open at 5:00 a.m. on the boulevard that's the southbound traffic heading the ask schuylkill. no problems here. we have construction between rhawn and strahle. the local lanes are open there. i-95 the overnight construction has cleared that's better news and the sixers play tonight at 7:00 p.m. you'll see extra congestion in south
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philadelphia. in langhorne route 1413 construction southbound blocked both lanes, traffic is squeezing by off to the side. you can see the cones out there, they are still out there. >> this is breaking news, a robber stabbed a walmart employee in northeast philadelphia overnight. katherine scott is outside the store at philadelphia mills mall with more details. >> reporter: good morning, tam that walmart cashier was slashed when somebody tried to leave the store without i paying. police are looking for the man behind it. you can see some police vehicles remain on the scene at the walmart at the philadelphia mills mall on the 4300 block of byberry road in northeast fld. philadelphia. this happened around 1:30. ment police have a clear picture of who they are looking for. there are surveillance cameras
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inside and outside the store. police are looking for tips or hoping someone recognizes the man. police say the man tried to leave the walmart with two boxes of boots in the cart and 34-inch tv worth $400. when the cash seer confronted him, the male reached in to show the receipt to the cashier for ten dollars. the cashier knew it was not for the tv or the two pairs of boots when it become confrontation. >> that's when according to the cashier the perpetrator said leave go or i will kill you. he pulled a knife from his pocket, a folding knife and unfolded it and lunged toward
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the cashier and attempted to stab him in the chest. >> reporter: the cashier blocked the stabbing in his chest with his that's when he was slashed. as he was putting the tv into the vehicle, apparently he got into a confrontation with the customer who was outside the parking lot and witnessed this. that customer tried to chase after the vehicle and ram his vehicle with the shopping cart, but was unsuccessful. the suspect got away, but they have clear pictures of him, so police want to hear from you if you have any tips on his whereabouts. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks, katherine. a 21-year-old college students is behind bars charged with the murder of a delaware visit. christopher frick admitted to
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stabbing her in her home. he is a senior at the university of delaware majoring in mathematics. he was obsessed with ekong and she was unaware. he was planning the killing for three years. ekon worked for the rock folder center in newark. authorities stopped short of calling frick a patient of hers, only saying they had a professional interaction. a man is in the hospital after being shot in the face in west philadelphia. the man was hit twice and rushed to penn presbyterian medical center in critical condition. it's not clear why the man was shot and there are no arrests. an 80-year-old crossing guard is chasing child
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pornography charges. hard drives containing images and child pornography were found at his home. he was a member of the magnolia school board and long time crossing guard outside the middle school. two men accused of beating a person in center city pleaded guilty yesterday, the judge sentenced williams to 5 years probation and harrington, 3 years, they were ordered to stay out of center city. they must do community service at an lgbt center. 6 more fraternity brothers turned themselves in to face charges in the hazing death in the poconos. members of the fraternity walked
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into court yesterday, a 19-year-old freshman died after a ritual during a trip to pennsylvania two years ago. the grand jury recommended charges against 37 people as well as the fraternity itself. some members could face homicide charges. new this morning, a pennsylvania woman who has accused bill cosby of rape is suing the comedian for defamation. ronita hill spoke out last year claiming she was sexually assaulted by cosby. more than 25 women have publicly accused cosby of rape or sexual assault. cosby has never lincoln criminally charged and denied any wrong doing. donald trump and ben carson have threatened to boycott the next republican debate if organizers do not change the
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length or the event. vice president joe biden will remain a decision about running and soon. we've heard that many times, haven't we? kenneth moten reports. >> reporter: joe biden sent a letter to the former's vice president staff about his decision to run for the white house. the vice president playing could i, but that aid former delaware senator biden is aware of practical demands of making a final decision soon. it reads like a campaign letter, the long time buddy said he will run an opt misk campaign, a campaign from the heart, a campaign consistent with our values and the american people. if he decides to run we will need each and every one of you yesterday. he is right in the past three
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months financial reports show hillary clinton in the lead raising $28 million. bernie sanders had a a reason to dance on the ellen show he raisedn. trump told fox news channel greta he only agreed to two hours. jeb bush's campaign weighed in and said he is ready to debate. cnbc said they are finalizing the format of the october 28 event. still to come on "action news," wildlife officials say they have closed a north jersey state park because of bears. the final u.s. airways
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flight takes off this morning. >> reporter: does that mean they are painting all the planes? >> yeah. >> reporter: we have sweatshirts on the kids this morning, it's going to be breezy this afternoon, we'll be back with the cool down for the weekend, that's coming up. nova and penn are our colleges of the morning.
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>> happening today, firefighters in central texas will bring in a powerful weapon to fight a fast-moving wildfire. a dc-10 air tanker is on the way. it can drop water covering three quarters of a mile long. the weather has not been cooperating. >> tell us what we can expect around here. temperatures in the 30s saturday and sunday in most neighborhoods. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are basically dry in the immediate region. we have showers north and west of reading and allentown. and areas north of philadelphia have the best chance of picking up a brief hit from the rain probably during the morning rush
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hour at it is done during the day. taking a look outside we have clouds over center city. there are breaks, overall we are looking atuds and sun mix with the spotty shower activity north of philadelphia this morning. we'll keep our eyes on the shower west of philadelphia and see if it falls apart i'll be shock if you see something in the city. it's not going to amount to much. 56 is the current temperature, it's cool out there. winds not all that bad, 7 miles per hour, but we'll see those build during the day. in terms of shower activity. it's mainly to the north the way things are looking. maybe something pops closer to philadelphia. 6:00, 6:30 there's another chance of a sprinkle up in the poconos. maybe something south of that. the main story is something in the 60s and the breeze that will be blowing through. 67 is the high around 4:00 p.m. it will be breezy, winds running ten to 20 miles per hour.
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a cool breeze is the way i would characterize that. by 5:00 p.m., 65 degrees, if you're out walking you might want an extra layer you can peel off. clouds and sun, breezy. highs in the mid 60s in allentown and reading. upper 60s in atlantic city and cape may. the coldest air charges down from the hudson bay and knocks us down for the weekend. we'll have temperatures ten to 20 degrees below average this weekend with highs in the 50s and more importantly overnight lows in the 30s and in a a lot of areas we'll be close enough to the freezing mark where we'll get a widespread frost. you'll see some of it saturday night, but the bigger issue is sunday night. i-95 corridor, urban centers not affected, but 95% of the area will see frost. bring the potted plants in, it's a great weekend, especially
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saturday to get the hoses stowed and the water shut off to the outside spigots. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 67. if we see a sprinkle it's light and quick. tomorrow an autumn chill high of 57. there's the low of 36 in philadelphia. 54 breezy and chilly on sunday, 34 the overnight low bundle up if you head to the aids walk and run at the art museum in front of the art museum eakens oval. monday, sunny and chilly, bundle up for the eagles game, pregame coverage starts at 8:00. tuesday, 64. wednesday, 68. it gets better, people, thursday, 70 degrees. i think we'll be like july again. right. >> thank you, david. new on "action news," a bear problem has forced rangers to close hiking trails at ramapo
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state forest in new jersey. they have had to euthanize four bears since october, none of them show signs of fear of humans because possibly people have been feeding them. there's no shortage of food particularly acorns as black bears prepare to high about her nate. -- hibernate. u.s. air case final flight 1939 named for the airlines founding year will show up in char lot -- charlotte, north carolina and san francisco, when it comes thrill have american on the side of it. union had threatened to strike if it didn't have a
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contract by midnight. it represents 2800 january at hers, it includes fair wages and maintains current benefits. members are scheduled to vote on the deal next wens. -- next wednesday. stocks finished up yesterday, looks like it's a mixed start today. coke and pepsi the word diet on the side of their bottles, some say it is deceptive, but ftc said they can use the word "diet."
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got an early morning problem a vehicle fire happening in chester county on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound past valley forge. watch for it blocking the right lane. we have crews responding to the scene. eastbound it's construction blocking the left lane. watch for the vehicle fire they may need to block more than right lane. on the pay turnpike eastbound near norristown we have
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construction blocking the right lane and center lane. we have two lanes blocked right there. 422 at trooper we have construction partially blocking the westbound off ramp. traffic can get by. watch for the crews on the scene, 422 westbound on the off ramp. northeast extension southbound between lehigh valley and quakertown construction blocking the right lane and left lane southbound between quakertown and lansdale. lotto winners in illinois may not be lucky after all. they will delay payment of tickets that won over $600. they will handles out ious. smaller winners are being paid out. >> a pennsylvania teen who is battling cancer has a special date for homecoming. miss new jersey, marcus jersey went out an a limb and asked
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miss new jersey to her big dance. he was a standout athlete until he was diagnosed with cancer in april. >> battling cancer at a young age and two sport athlete i wanted to make his home coming special to him. >> the pair will visit pediatric patients at hershey medical center. ginnini is excited for the dance because she missed her home coming four years ago.
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>> new this morning a citizen of kosovo has been arrested in ma dave i can't for -- malaysia for computer hacking after providing service members addresses. u.s. state department said he is the leader of afternoon internet hacking group. he will be extra indicted to the united states to face charges. joe kennedy became the subject of a school investigation when someone posted a photo of his team praying after the game. he was ordered not to lead players in prayer. he complied. now the center for religious freedom is fighting on his behalf. they claim he is praying in private abbey not bound by school policy because the game is over. the center sent a letter to the
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district asking them to recind the ban by tonight's game. eel be on "g.m.a." this morning. >> drivers become trapped in their cars as flash floods and mudslides hit southern california. "action news" look right back. (dog) mmm, beneful healthy weight is so good... and low-calorie. keeps me looking good. hey, i get some looks, i hear the whistles. (vo) beneful healthy weight, a delicious,
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>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, october 16 we're following several breaking news stories. >> police released pictures of a robber on the run who slashed a walmart worker who caught him making off with stolen goods. mud mudslides in southern california is trapping drivers. >> bundle up, frost and freeze

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