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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara is off, and in the news the last u.s. airways flight takes to the skies from philadelphia international airport season we are live, also police say this surveillance video shows two men that robbed and carjacked a
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temple university student. and the big story is the cold weekend ahead, and the colder air is coming and it will bring our first frost. sky 6 hd looking live at atlanta see and a mix of clouds and sunshine at the jersey shore but things are on the cool side, we'll go from cool to cold. meteorologist, melissa magee, joins us at the big board. >> hi there rick, extra layers will be needed but so far so good, 62 in philadelphia and 68 in trenton and 52 in the poconos, in beach haven, 63 and the winds from the northwest making for a breeze to contend with. we are looking ahead at our day planner, 3:00 mostly sunny and a temperature of 66 and 64 at 5:00 p.m. and partly cloudy at 5:00 p.m. and 56 is the number at 9:00 p.m. underneath mostly
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clear skies, we have changes on the way and stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you we have got freeze warnings and watches posted across the midwest and great lakes and the ohio valley as cold air plunges southward out of canada and we'll be penetrated by colder air moving into the mid-atlantic region, today is sunny and breezy and get out and enjoy and a killing freeze is likely this weekend, we'll let you know how low the numbers will go in the accuweather forecast rick. with the first frost of the season on the way, stay with, you'll find up to the minute forecasts and the power of storm tracker 6 live radar. and the end of the news, the end of an era for a major airline, the final u.s. airways flight, when it returns to
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philadelphia it will be under the american airlines banner following the merger two years ago. sara bloomquist joins us with more on flight 1939. >> reporter: rick it's the beginning of the final journey of u.s. airways, flight 1939, took off from philadelphia this morning. >> i don't think it's any time soon to have an opportunity like this, i just wanted to be a part of aviation history. >> he talked his parents into letting him be a part of this journey. he will go the whole trip from charlotte to phoenix to california back to philadelphia. they are honoring it with a party at each stop as part of its farewell. >> it's a big celebration, we are recognizing the legacy of u.s. air and welcoming american
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airlines. >> starting tomorrow both airlines will be operating under the name of american airlines, we are live here at the airport, eva pilgram, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. police have released video of two suspects wanted for the robbery and carjacking of a temple student. is happened at north susquehanna street yesterday, one suspect had a gun when they approached the victim and tried to force the student into the car and when he refused they forced him to the ground and stole his keys and cell phone and made off with his car. anybody with information on this case is urged to call police. two people died and a third in critical condition after this crash in gloucester township this morning, chopper 6 hd is over the accident here along college drive off blackwood clementon road and laurel road. money crews cleared the scene
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and some people were trapped, one vehicle rolled on to its side and one person killed and a third in critical condition. the cause of the crash is under investigation. an accident is causing major traffic delays in gloucester county at this hour. chopper 6 hd was over the scene just before 11:30, near exit 45, not clear exactly what happened, but the accident is causing a backup in the area as you can tell. the search continues for a robber who slashed a wal-mart worker in north philadelphia, they caught the suspect entering the store at mills mall at 1:30 this morning, the store is open 24 hours a day and police say that the man tried to leave the store with two boxes of boots and a flat screen television, the cashier asked to see a receipt and that is when the confrontation began. >> the perpetrator said leave go
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or i'll kill you and pulled a knife from his pocket. >> the suspect cut the clerk on the arm. but he was able to get away. authorities in allentown are investigating a deadly shooting, police found shane preston suffering from a gunshot wound on east allen street late last night, he died about an hour later. no arrests have been made. osha is investigating after a worker was killed by a fallen tree, it happened at berks and chester counties, crews rushed to the 300 block in warwick township. officials say that the 44-year-old victim was grinding a tree stump when he was hit by another tree that was being cut down and he died at the scene. turning to politics now, the recent gop debates have seen the highest viewerships on record so
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why do they debate their own participation in the next one. karen travers live with more on that. >> reporter: donald trump and ben carson are drawing a line in the sand about the next debate and carly fiorina is using this as an opportunity to slam them. >> two major republicans revolting. >> they are increasing it by an hour because they want to make more money. >> ben carson and donald trump joined together saying they will not agree to appear in a debate that is 120 minutes long including commercials breaks no response from cnbc but trump tweeted that the network caved. >> i'm sorry they don't have the
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endurance to go the distance. >> ben carson raised the most among republicans but senator today cruz has the most on hand and what a difference a debate makes for hillary clinton, the debate has quieted democrats. >> i am going to really look hard at him for anything because that is how good he is, and he deserves the accolades he is receiving. >> but there is still the issue of what will joe biden do, the vp continues to dodge questions. >> reporter: and last night vice president biden, one of his top aides and confidants says the vp needs their help if he runs but so far no decision yet.
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>> thank you karen. back here more than 200 homes in strawberry mansion section are equipped with new smoke detectors and volunteers from the philadelphia society center, joined to give out smoke alarms and detectors part of the annual week of giving, since 2012, the group raised more than $150,000 to fund fire prevention efforts throughout the city. >> there is more to come on "action news" at noon, mudslides are causing a major mess in california and two highways remain closed today and we have the latest coming up and ahead a high school coach in washington state is under fire for praying with his players. those stories and melissa is back with the full forecast and more.
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mudslides have shut down two major highways in california. hundreds of drivers became trapped in their vehicles and some cars are still stuck,
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commuter had to find a different way to get to work and the roads will likely be closed through much of today, no reports of any injuries. a wild fire that burned more than six square miles in central texas is said to be 75% contained. a spokesperson says that a heavy bomber is blg brought in from tennessee to help fight the massive fire, the trafficker can drop nearly 12,000 gallons of fire retardant at a time. nobody was been hurt but three dozen homes are destroyed and forecasters are predicting more many dry weather this weekend. and officials say that palestinians set fire to joseph's tomb, the tomb is set to be intact and is revered by
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jews and christians and has been attacked before. 32 palestinians have been killed by israeli fire. a citizen of kosova is arrested in malaysia for military hacking and that he provided information about mill u.s. military to isis. he says he is the leader of a kosova military hacking group. he will be extradited to the u.s. to face charges. all eyes are on a high school town tonight to see what happens. the head coach is saying he will defy regulations and pray with his players. kennedy says he has been doing it for the past nine years and a month ago the district wrote a letter to kennedy saying quote,
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talks with students may not include religious expression including prayer. >> it's mutual respect, they know where i stand, but i don't ask them about theirs because it has no bearing on what we do on the football field. >> he does not require them to pray and only means to motivate them. many parents and friends came out in support for the coach. darren coleman is suspended indefinitely. coleman was taken to king county jail in seattle, police say he hit another car hurting the driver and taking off from the scene. they say that their client may have fallen asleep at the wheel, they are waiting for toxicology tests to come back and he was denied bail and remains behind bars. still to come uber scores a major court victory across the
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pond. and one baby could not wait to make their big debut.
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cabbies in london are dealt a blow in their fight against uber, britain's high court ruled that the app to call cabs is lawful, and that is works the same way as meters and violates city regulations but the judge disagrees and says the app runs on gps signals. turning to health check at noon, if you think not getting enough sleep is a modern day problem, researchers say think again, they write in the current biology that the amount of sleep we get is not different than previous society, even without alarms or clocks people got an average of six hours a sleep at night. some solutions are keeping cell phones and other screens out of the bedroom and keep your room at a comfortable temperature. be sure to join us for a live chat on beating the odds
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against breast cancer, you can talk to doctors about the breast cancer signs and symptoms and treatments, it's happening from 4:00 until 5:00 at well, a doctor from los angeles that was returning from her honeymoon sprang into action to help deliver a baby midair. even though she doesn't have much training. passengers recorded this video and cheered when the baby made its debut, she said the baby looked healthy and the mom was happy. >> the "action news" team is working on news stories tonight including an edition of freebie fry including free barbecue and coffee. >> according to a new survey, half of social media post pick
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pictures and became a joke on social media, so much so her grandmother wrote a letter in her defense. she may just have to grin and bear it. sorry, i couldn't resist. >> oh, no. >> we can't resist reaching for the heavy coat. >> extra layers are only in the 50s for day time highs, we'll show you what is going on, stormtracker 6 live double scan it's dry and quiet and no issues with precipitation, it's about the coldest air so far this season moving down into the delaware and lehigh valleys, sky 6 hd outside a gorgeous shot of penn's landing on this friday, a mostly sunny skies and comfortable conditions, it will be seasonable later this afternoon before the big chill arrives just in time for our weekend, currently in philadelphia, coming in at 62 degrees, the dew point 38 and the winds from the north
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northern west bringing in the slightly cooler air and the barometer 30.02 and it's on the rise, 60 in reading and 58 in lancaster and along the coast beach haven 64 and 60 in cape may. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have a frontal boundary that moved through yesterday and late last night that did trigger showers early this morning down across northern sections of new jersey and up through the poconos, a lot of that moisture is moving out and we have a mostly sunny skies but another cold front moves through and with that a big change is on the way, if you head out tonight no problems, just grab an extra jacket for high school football, kickoff at 7:00 p.m., 60 degrees and 10:00 p.m. we drop down to just 52 but the coldest air this season arrives just in time for this weekend, we track the cold air in hudson bay, and it moves
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across much of the northeast, it will be a chilly weekend, with highs both tomorrow and sunday and only in the 50s, we have 10 to 20 degrees below where we should be this time of year, fast forward into sunday night and a killing freeze on the way for a good chunk of our region, 95% of the area could have killing freeze to deal with. the exception is the highly urbanized areas from i-95 to trenton, philadelphia and down to wilmington, temperatures sunday night dropping down into the 30s, even the upper 20s for some locations, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, you enjoyed today and breezy and cool, high up to 67 degrees and that is average for this time of year and here comes the autumn chill with temple at home, high temperature is 57 degrees, sun breezy and chilly, 54 degrees but for a good chunk of the day on sunday temperatures struggle to get into the 50s, on monday sunny and chilly with the eagles
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at home, high temperature of 52 degrees, underneath a mostly sunny skies and bright and milder on tuesday, at 64 and warmer by wednesday afternoon, with clouds and sun sharing the sky and thursday here we go with the improvement and the high at 70 not a bad end to our workday but get ready for the chill, maybe hot chocolate needed tomorrow. >> thanks melissa. horror fans have a once in a lifetime chance, two people can win a chance to sleep with the skulls and bones in the catacombs of paris. the world's largest graves, the winner get a tour of the catacombs and a story teller to set the stone, the thousands of people were buried below the streets of paris during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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coming up, it was called a case of affluentenza, a teenager that killed people but not only probation, now we hear from his parents. those stories and more coming up next. vince mazzeo- fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs.
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we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite. "action news" continues.
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>> hello again, sara is off and here are the stories we are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30, a robbery turns violent outside of a wal-mart when a thief slashes an employee while he was trying to escape and a case that outraged the nation, a teenager that received probation because his attorney says he was too spoiled to tell right from wrong, also a big delay for a couple of their wedding party on the way to the alter, how they made the most of their time trapped in an elevator. the search is underway for a man who vie helply attacked an employee in a northeast wal-mart. katherine scott has more. >> reporter: the 35-year-old cashier is okay and he was treated on scene and he returned to work and now police are searching for the suspect and they have clear


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