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and injuring several others. >> break out the winter gear, temperatures are down right cold and they only going to get worse tonight. we're not saying chilly any more. >> reporter: we're saying cold. >> reporter: it's funny it was just a little more than a month ago i was showing everybody heat index numbers and now i'll about to show you windchill. live on sky 6 the view in atlantic city, we're starting out with sunshine and bright, blue skies, it's blustery and chilly, but the clouds will help to keep the numbers down. allentown, 38. poconos 31. mount pocono 25 degrees. reading 41. lancaster 40. hampton, dropped to 29. trenton, 39. sea isle city, 46. you factor in the breeze it
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feels like 23 in the poconos. 38 in philadelphia. trenton, 39 and millville about 36 degrees. here's satellite and radar, you can see the clouds out here to the west. these will come across the mountains intoopt delaware -- ie delaware valley during the afternoon. the call from accuweather is sunny skies, this morning, cloudy later on. 3:00 p.m., 51. 6:00 p.m., we're back to 49. we have a high of 52 degrees. killing freeze on the way tonight. 95% of the area seeing the hard freeze. the exception of the i-95 corridor. when i come back in a few minutes we'll talk about how cold it will be in your neighborhood. >> thank you. "action news" reporter, jeff chirico hit the streets last night to see how people are braving the transition to colder
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weather. >> reporter: on the streets in philadelphia, it's the return of the winter coat. >> it's getting chilly we're bundled up. >> i had to pull out my pea coat it's freezing out here. i had to keep myself warm. >> reporter: the chilly temperatures make it tough for street musicians to make sweet sounds. >> my left land means a heavy glove, my hand is exposed to the vial lynn touching the metal and ready to go. >> reporter: at the linc many temple uniformity fans were ready for the dropping temperatures by wearing extra layers and keeping close. the near freezing temperatures were a surprise for the scouts camping out. before they crawled into their sleeping bags, this troupe
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stayed warm with this hand warmer. >> i'm wearing a winter coat. >> scouts are prepared our motto is be prepared when we come out carping we have the right clothes and right equipment and the right thing to do the right way. >> reporter: back in center city these ladies put the chicagoy air into prospective. >> i am from canada, this is not cold. >> reporter: stay with "action news"/weather for the latest in accuweather. there you will find up-to-the-minute forecast plus the power of storm tracker 6 live radar at your finger tips. >> firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire at a country club in montgomery county in the 1600 block of lime kiln pike in upper dublin township. the majority of the fire is in
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the rental hall area stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the latest on the story. new this morning, authorities in delaware are investigating a suspicious fire that burned three mobile homes. the blaze broke out at 23:00 at the park place trailer park indiana avenue in stanton. nobody was hurt, but nine people including four children have to find somewhere else to stay. the fire is suspicious. a man who was almost killed in a shooting over the summer has been gunned down in philadelphia's logan section. the 30-year-old victim was shot multiple times getting out of a car on the 5100 block of north camack street. he died at the hospital. he was shot back in august one block away, no arrests have been made in either shooting. nearly two dozen people were forced from their homes by an apartment fire in camden
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county. the action cam was on the scene in west brandt avenue in pine hill. the blaze broke out at the mansion apartments. you can see damage to the roof there. fortunately everybody made it out safely. three units were damaged or destroyed. 25 people have been displaced. no word on what sparked the fire. >> investigators are looking for the cause of a deadly fire in pleasantville, new jersey. the blaze killed two women. richard dorsey said the smell of smoke was so strong he could smell it inside his house. >> i checked my house first, i come outside it was coming from somewhere. i didn't notice the fire, i seen the brightness and smoke was pouring out of the windows. >> neighbors say a husband and wife lived there along with an orderly woman. family members say the victims were living there for a few years without electricity and using candles at night. >> now to the massive mudslide
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in california crews are working around the clock to remove mud arena debris. >> hundreds of cars remain encased in the mud. addi roy has more. >> reporter: crews clearing the mud from mudslides in southern california are racing against the clock and mother nature. saturday morning construction equipment arriving to aid in the digout before another round of weather hits. >> they are expecting more rain, if that happens we'll clear all the personnel working in the area just in case there's more mudslides. >> it's scary to see the water on both sides is moving quickly and rising quickly. i was thinking about how i was going to go out the sunroof to get on top of the vehicle. >> reporter: thousands of cars and trucks remain strand after thursday's -- stranded after thursday's massive mudslide.
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this video shows how fast the mud and water swept across freeways and neighborhoods. >> i've never seen this before. >> reporter: as road crews work families and businesses are cleaning out the roads still so covered it's hard to see the curb. >> we were three inches thick in mud this morning we were cleaning off and pressure washing. it's been crazy. >> reporter: everyone is holding their breath for a possible round two as more rain moves in. addi roy lake hughes california. >> scary moments in a walmart parking lot in wilks-berre a man in broad daylight started shooting. police are trying to determine if a domestic dispute started the whole thing. the walmart went into lockdown yesterday afternoon. the man was with a woman when he fired a rifle in the store's parking lot hitting several
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vehicles. >> next thing i heard gunfire and i came down and people were hiding behind their vehicles. >> now, police say when the officers arrived the man starting pointed shooting at them. police returned fire hitting him. when he is released from the hospital he will be charged with attempted homicide of a police officer. it sounds like something out of a horror movie, one person is dead and four others hurt after a shooting at an annual zombie festival in florida. someone oapped fire at -- opened fire at zombicon. one person was killed and four others recovering from non-life threatening injuries. the annual events draws 20,000 fans dressed as zombies. organizers are saddened by the news and take the safety of patrons very seriously.
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on the campaign front no word yet from vice president joe biden whether he will join the presidential race. last night in new york he received a human rights award from the greek opter docks church. -- orthodox church. he said shape gets us all through troubled times. >> it is our faith that urges us to rise each and every morning no matter how bleak things look, to put one foot in front of the other. as my son beau used to say keep moving forward. >> after the speech, shouts of run joe run came from the audience, but he did not respond. >> on the republican side the candidates are out on on the rod looking for votes and financial support. senator rand paul is brushing off weak poll numbers as
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kentucky senators want him to focus on the senate election. ted cruz focused on new hampshire and carly fiorina fielded questions at an iowa town meeting. george stephanopoulos will have more on the races from white house. he will sit down with ben carson and bernie sanders up on 6abc at 10:30 after "action news." >> imagine moving into a new home only torched a massive snake -- only to find a massive snake living there. >> some simple stems to save you -- these simple steps could save you a grand in two months time. >> it's cold out there, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast which does include a warmup when we come right back. a mother in california who
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recently moved into a new home with her kids found out the hard way they were not living alone. she was about to do dishes when a 40-pound boa started slithering out from behind the water heater. she grabbed the kids and ran. >> i started shaking i was like what do i do, please god help me. >> the family had only been in the house for two weeks when the snake which was 80 feet long decided to pop out.
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it turns out the snake was left behind by the previous ten he . >> it's crystal clear out there, the temperatures have dropped into the 30s and 40s. we were below freezing in a large portion of the viewing area. quakertown, 28. millville, 29. the temperatures will be for our five degrees colder tomorrow morning. 38 degrees in allentown. trenton 39. philadelphia rebounding a little bit. down to 38 this morning now up to 43. 31 in the poconos. wilmington 41. win speeds are out of the northwest generally on the light side when your temperatures are
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this chilly and you're not used to it. it makes it feel worse. 5 miles per hour in allentown. 10 in the poconos and 9 miles per hour in philadelphia. later this afternoon, the wind speeds will pick up again out of the northwest apt 10 to 20 miles per hour. satellite and radar showing just like yesterday at this time we're crystal clear up and down the entire eastern seaboard. all the cloud cover will roll in this afternoon. look at the snow flying across the great lakes. they have seen a slushy accumulation, very light just a coating. just to see it this early in the season coming off lakes erie and ontario is impressive. get a load of this shot. this is sugarloaf mountain look at the fall foliages, you have the sugar maples and you go a couple of thousand feet up you can see the snow laying on the ski slopes there. very unusual to see this snow
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early at least the accumulating type, they are used to seeing flurries, but they had a couple of inches. up picking up three inches of snow. we'll not see any flakes around here. high pressure in control. it will be chilly and breezy with highs in the low 50s. maybe one or two areas pick up a brief rain shower, but most of us stay dry. the big story is the numbers. forecasted high upper 40s north and west, 50 to 52 in the city. overnight tonight the temperatures drop in the 20s, low to mid 30s in the city. 26 to 28 in places like reading, allentown and bethlehem. 26, 27 for the poconos. trenton, 28, 29. hammonton, same thing. tomorrow afternoon we rebound into the mid 50s, and tomorrow night we see temperatures drop. monday night into tuesday all the way down into the 30s and
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40s. next 24 to 48 hours we'll feel it. reading 50 degrees. allentown, 489. lancaster, 49. lots of clouds by afternoon. breezy 52 in philadelphia. millville, 52. same number for dover. overnight tonight hard freeze setting in. usually plants that are sensitive to the cold. if you have a half-hour's worth of temperatures near freezing or below sometimes the plants survived. when you are below freezing for four or five hours they won't survive the liquid in the plant freeze it will kill it. trenton, 35. millville, 28 degrees. freeze warning in effect for everybody with the exception of central and southern delaware where a frost advisory is in effect overnight. sunny and chilly once again tomorrow. 54. tuesday, milder, 68. wednesday and thursday, pleasant, 72, 73.
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friday and saturday we're back in the 60s, but note that next cool shot is not as wicked as what we're seeing right now. thanks, chris. >> ten thousand people in the philippines have been forced to leave their homes because of the typhoon that uprooted trees and knocked out power. flooding and landslides are possible as the storm moves out over the next few days. okay. so everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? why fios? whatever speed you need, fios has it.
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>> welcome back on this sunday, it is 9:20, 45 degrees right now. we are warming up this week into the 70s, this will feel nice. "healthcheck" this morning a new study links highly selective eaters to depression and anxiety. a small number of children just 3% are considered highly
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selective eaters. >> this is not a control battle. these kids gag when they taste new food they have a genuine disgust reaction. >> researchers at duke university say they found a link between highly selected eaters and mental health they are twice as likely to develop emotional problems like depression or anxiety. it's unclear why they become highly selective eaters. carmel apples caused an outbreak of list steer i can't. it -- listeria. carmel coating can enable bacteria on apple surface to grow and sticks can push it into the apple where it can flourish. nearly 800 students across
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more than a dozen schools and day care centers got sick in reno area nearly two weeks ago. one high school canceled classes as they disinfected desks and lockers, it it is highly contagious and can spread between students and siblings. >> they are touching a lot of surfaces and this virus can spread rapidly. >> well, officials are not sure how the outbreak started. norovirus gets up to 21 million people sick every year. >> welc5
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sunday morning, time for the travel forecast we'll start you out with satellite 6 along with action radar. you have to go out to the packed northwest and northern california to pick up any rainfall. they are expecting anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain across the higher elevations. east of the mississippi everything is nice and quiet. you have lake effect snow lake-t snowshowers coming off the great lakes. it's the cold air rur be over the -- rushing over the relatively cold water of the lake. you can see how far the cold air mass dips. it goes down into the panhandle of florida they were down in the 40s, pensacola, tallahassee. chicago, 36, cincinnati, 34. philadelphia and raleigh showing
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43 degrees. as we take a look at our hubs across the country we see a lot of green planes which is good news, that means all the flights are on time. logan, 36 degrees. chicago, 36, nice in orlando, atlanta, 49. >> there are ways to put $1,000 in your pocket by black friday. here's how. first reshop your auto insurance use insurance.com or nerd wallet or walk with an independent insurance agent by finding one. it pays to be a good driver for instance progressive estimates safe drivers can save up to 30% off their insurance. number two, eat at home. according to the bureau of labor
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>> happening now on "action news," a man is found shot to death on a street in west philadelphia. police are searching for the killer. >> a young boy is taken into protective custody after hes found wandering around
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philadelphia love park alone. now his parents who are homeless are fighting to get him back. >> the founding member of the grateful dead reveals he is fighting cancer. >> first, let's traumatic about the weather, it's cold out there, right chris? >> reporter: my goodness, when the wind whips it's cold out here and the windchill makes it feel worse. we had a high temperature thursday and friday topping out at 66 degrees. yesterday when the cold air charged in here, the clouds took over the skies. high temperatures 57 for philadelphia. the suburbs 54, 55. today it will be cooler. 40 degrees in quakertown. 40 in pottstown. 37 in saint david, kennett square and chester. levittown showing 37. same number for hammonton and browns mills. 42 in gandys beach. 41 in buena.
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glassboro, 42. satellite and radar, today will be similar to yesterday in that we'll start out with a lot of the sunshine. as the day wears on we'll see big puffy cumulus clouds develop. mostly sunny skies, clouds and limited sun by afternoon. breezy and chilly, 52 degrees that's the forecasted high with the howling out of the northwest at ten to 20 miles per hour. clears skies in the morning hours. you can see how quickly the clouds build. lunchtime, 48. #3:00 p.m., 51. 6:00 p.m., 49. here's a live picture of philadelphia international airport. if you focus above the horizon you can see the cumulus clouds starting to build. that will be the trend over the next few hours, enjoy the sunshine while we have it, it will fade behind increasing clouds. bundle up, harold freeze develops. -- hard freeze develops, temperatures in the 20s and
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30s. and then we warm up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. as a matter of fact some areas could get back in the 70s. >> people had no choice but to bundle up. we found people walking around center city in coats and scarves. over at lighthouse field in philadelphia, hundreds of boy scouts brairvedz -- braved freezing temperatures. >> i hate the winter, i had a lot the cold, having something like that this keeping me warm. >> we are prepared we have the right clothes, the right equipment, the right thing to do it the right way. >> they cruised a toasty handle warmer and thick sleeping bags to keep warm. >> police are looking for a killer who gunned down man on the street last night.
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the victim was taken to presbyterian hospital where he was pronounced dead. his name has not been released. police did not find any weapons in the area and there are no arrests. two people escaped serious injury after a crash on i-95 in delaware. it happened at 3:30 in the southbound lanes of newark. police say the driver lost control and crashed into a guardrail. the driver and passenger were taken to chris i can't know in a hospital. -- christiana hospital they are expected to be okay. a homeless family is fighting to take their children back. the kids were taken into protective custody yesterday after the boy was found wandering in love park. jeff chirico has the story. >> reporter: you can see their makeshift home the pieces of cardboard to shield the family from the winds. the family had no idea the little boy wandered away until they woke up hours later. >> we didn't have nowhere to
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go. if i had somewhere to go i would be there. i am not out here on the streets on purpose. >> reporter: fighting homelessness she is now fighting for her children. after her 2-year-old boy was found wandering alone in the park overnight. this photo was shared on social media as police tried to find out who he was. michael jones shows us where the family slept behind cardboard walls under the welcome center. >> he crawled over top us and walked out. he walked all the way to love park. i ran over to dhs. ilsd my son is missing. >> reporter: the couple ended up here after having trouble finding room at a shelter. now the 2-year-old and his 4-year-old sister are in protective custody. >> i can't come what kind of work i get. if anybody have work for me,
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call me. >> anybody who knows me and my husband will vouch we are very good parents to our kids. >> reporter: the little boy was taken to children's hospital and doing just fine. police say no charges will be filed. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> authorities in chester county are investigating a double homicide officials say two men were shot in an parent drive-by shooting before 7:00 p.m. it happened on nickels avenue in valley township. no arrests have been made and no word of a motive. >> a fire in pleasantville, atlantic county claimed the lives of women this weekend. the women had been living in the home without electricity for years. >> reporter: family presbyterian presbyterian -- family members and loved ones embraced outside the charred home. two lives were lost in the blaze that started at 11:00 p.m. friday.
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>> i checked my house, first, you know, i come outside it was coming from somewhere. i didn't notice the fire, i seen the brightness, smoke was pouring out of the window. >> reporter: neighbor said he called 911 and grabbed the garden hose. it took firefighters about an hour to control the flames. neighbors say a husband and wife lived here and orderly woman was staying with them. -- older woman was staying with them. officials are investigating the cause. family members say the victims have been living here without electricity in the home and often lit candles at night to see they believe that could be what sparkedment -- sparked the blaze. >> i opened the door and the cops saying you got to get out. >> reporter: she said her outcome grandchildren were shaken up from the ordeal and the siding on her house was
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melted. >> the two ladies always say hello to us on the porch. >> reporter: officials have not released the names of the victims. reporting in pleasantville, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> people in texas are allowed to return to their homes after wildfires burned through 4600 acres. the fires in the central texas area burned 50 homes and seven businesses. 50% of the fire is contained. residents who returned to the area are concerned about looters. there are signs in front of his house if he said if you loot we shoot. >> i pulled out my gun and dropped a shot 50 feet in front of him, and let him know i meant business he kept his hands up and started walking off to the side. >> neighbors say they are wary of strangers in the area because there was looting during other
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wildfires. police are looking for people setting fires to five churches. this was set along the front door. the fires have caused minor damage to the buildings, nobody was injured. the churches are in about a three mile area. investigators are trying to determine if they are the work of the same person or group. >> mexican officials are saying that joaquin "el chapo" guzman the drunk kingpin was hurt while trying to run from authorities. officials say when he escaped he stained injuries to his face and one of his legs. he broke out of prison in early july and on the run ever since. u.s. is offering reward up to $5 million for information leading to his arrest. mexico is offering 3.$8 million. grateful dead phil
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lesh as he is he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer. the tumors are nonaggressive and no indication that they have spread spread. he expects to return to normal activity two weeks after surgery. >> 9:49. a woman in texas is showing hillary clinton the love. this is the wedding that one family will never forget. a father battling leukemia spends an entire year learning how to walk to surprise his daughter on her big day. >> sky6 live hd looking live in atlantic city, chris sowers is looking at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we come right back. >> one woman is taking her love
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of politics to a whole new extreme. head hillary clinton face shaved
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into her hair. it created a one of the kind cut. she had an image of the sinker celena shaved into her hair back in april to mark the 20th anniversary of the star's death. very creative. >> reporter: you give it a couple of days it will look like she has a beard. >> it's going to take a lot of maintenance. >> reporter: we look live on sky 6 our temple university camera a quiet morning it's chilly with temperatures down in the 30s. philadelphia it shows 46 degrees. a lot of the surrounding suburbs are in the upper 30s, low 40s. double scan live crystal clear we're on the look out for a scattered shower this afternoon, but for now, the skies for the most part are bright and sunny. 52 degrees that's the forecasted high today. way below the seasonal average of 66. the low in philadelphia, got down to 38 degrees which was one
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of the warmer lobings. everybody else down to 32, or 33. 41 in wilmington. dover, 42. trenton, 39. poconos sitting at the freezing mark of 32 degrees. we're all enjoying a mostly sunny skies. the clouds are off to the west/northwest williams port, state college, harrisburg that's where all the clouds are this morning. all this will charge east during the arch as the cold airlines descends into the mid atlantic and the great lake states. you can see where the cold sir is sitting. it's a huge dome of high pressure taking up the eastern two-thirds of the nation with the quieter conditions in the packed northwest and colorado, denver. you'll be in the 80s and 90s once again today. it's cold for everybody east of the mississippi, but it's really
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cold. today we're starting out with sunshine, increasing clouds during the day, in one or two areas maybe you see a quick-hitting shower most of us us stay dry. overnight tonight it's clear and cold, we lose the wind temperatures dropping into the 20s. tomorrow it's a day full of sunshine, bright tblu skies, it's -- bright blue skies, it's chilly. high temperatures top out in the 50s, not to mention you'll have this to deal with, a breeze. gusts up to 20 miles per hour in philadelphia. anywhere from ten tow 20 throughout the afternoon -- ten to 20 throughout the afternoon hours. with the temperatures in the low 50s and 15 to 20-mile an hour wind you'll have to bundle up. lehigh valley, 49 degrees in places like allentown and bethlehem. jersey shore, sunshine this morning increasing puffy clouds by afternoon, the cumulus,
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53 degrees, breezy. same thing for philadelphia, 352 degrees, cloudy and breezy, winds out of the northwest at ten to 20 miles per hour. overnight tonight, partly cloudy to mostly clear. hard freeze developing 26 degrees outlying suburbs. once again to go over a few tips hear, any plants sensitive to cold, the potted plans, tropical vegetation bring it indoors, you'll run are the risk of losing it. disconnect the hoses. the there's probably water in the hoses, that will freeze. it will mark the end of the growing season for many of us across the delaware valley. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sun an clouds, 52 degrees, sunny and cold tomorrow, 54. heading to loke financial field, monday night football, eagles and giants, a chilly one with temperatures in the mid 40s by game time. with a little bit of a breeze it will be chilly.
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tuesday and wednesday look great. and thursday, too, friday and saturday we cool it down. the 5th annual stone crab festival was held last night. 25 contestants ate stone crabs. the secret is a butter knife that works better than a she will cracker.
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>> good sunday morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look for us now over wilmington, delaware. the sun is out, but don't let it fool you, it is cold outside, bundle up before you head outside. a school football coach wrapped up 35 year career by sharing the spotlight with his team's biggest fan. kyle has been rooting from the sidelines. on friday night, the final play of the game, the coach gave the ball to kyle. >> you're going to run right through the middle of this do you hear what i just said. you put that helmet on your head and you get ready. >> the 50-yard drive ended with a touch down and win and best of all, memories which will last a lifetime. >> "action news" big board with
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our big talkers, be what an amazing reunion, two sisters orphaned as children in south carolina found one another in florida. holy was 5 years old when she became an orphan. she and her younger sister were separated. always fate would have it they ended up working on the same floor at doctors hospital 40 years later. you can imagine emotions ran high when a dna test confirmed they were sisters. not only did they choose the same profession in healthcare, they are they have other things in common. >> it's it's a heartbreaking and beautiful wedding ceremony that has gone viral. heather got the surprise of her life when her father got out of the wheelchair so he could walk
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her down the aisle. he has undergone intense chemo therapy and was in a wheelchair. she was afraid he wouldn't be able to walk down the aisle, but he had other plans, he worked with nurses and physical therapists to surprise his little girl. she said it was the biggest day of her life and her father gave her the biggest surprise of her life. it's a story of determination and love. we'll be right back.
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tough loss for penn state as they went up against the number one team in football. the eagles are preparing for monday night football.
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here's jeff skeverski with all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: two eagles starters will be mia monday night with first place on the line against the new york giants. kendricks ruled out because of a lingering hamstring historical and nelson agular is battling ann ankle injury. demarco murray will likely get more carries now and offense that's start to gel. >> everyone is working together, but i think we're heading in the right direction. everyday no matter if you're been here for five years or one year, you have to continue to gradually work on the little things and make sure you're fit and sharp on sunday. >> reporter: or monday, eagles giants monday might football on phl17 coverage kicks off at 8:00 p.m. with our pregame show.
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the temple owls off to the best start in 41 years. with the big game with north dame around the corner perhaps last night's game against a winless central florida team can get overlooked. t for temple, t for trouble. temple with four turnovers, 80-yard return. owls down 1 at the half. a team meeting was called on the field at the half. then whatever he said worked. down two, a minute into the 4th. thomas gives them the lead. thomas a buck 99 and three touch downstairs on the ground. -- touchdowns on the ground. temple withins -- wins. >> i'm proud and happy for them. i meant talks about the character of the guys in the
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room. the character of the seniors and the juniors, i'm ecstatic for them. >> reporter: penn state had a shot to score their first win over a number one ranked team in 25 years. nittany lions jumped out to 10-0 lead but it was too good to be true. barclay runs for buck 94 in his return. penn state called for holding. james franklin livid. instead of going up 10-0 they punlt. ohio state -- they punt. ohio state scores on the next three possessions. they have been outscored by 77 points in their two trips to the horse shoe. baseball, cold streak against joe madden and the cubs
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ended. descrrnl deep to center, mets win 4-2. kansas is up 2-zip over toronto in the american league series. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a great day. >> chances are you never met a cubs fan like that. loretta attended the first game at wrigley field. she is a life long fan. when she was 90 the team invited her to throw out the first pitch. she is such a dye hard she loses sleep when the cubs lose. which they did last night. >> philadelphia police is looking for a killer after a man is gunned down overnight this is not the first time victim has
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been targeted. scare moments when a man opened fire outside a pennsylvania walmart. those stories and chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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>> welcome back, it is 10:00 a.m., october 18.
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>> fire forces people from their homes in delaware, authorities are calling it suspicious. >> shots rang out at a zombie festival in florida killing one and injuring four others. >> get ready for the winter gear, temperatures are down right cold and they will only get worse tonight. >> chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: what a strange week this will be, cruel need coats -- you'll need coats, monday and tuesday, wednesday and thursday, you'll be back to tirts. philadelphia dropped down to 38 degrees, first thing this morning, places like hammonton, boon i can't you're down in the 20s. all the pine barrens is to bay temperatures is nice and mild.
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>> grool we -- satellite and radar, we have a good breeze out of northwest. when you have water temperatures in the 60s like this and you start rushing 20-degree air temperatures over the air, you pick up a ton of steam it rises and it steers it over the lake and it produces snow. that's why you're seeing snow showers in upstate new york and western pennsylvania. here's on ontario picking up lake-effect snowshowers. very winter-like across the mid atlantic and the northeast. for us back home, 10:00 a.m., mostly sunny, 45 degrees. 1:00 p.m., 49. 4:00 p.m., 52 urnld a -- under a mostly cloudy sky. the jet stream has arced down
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into the coral -- carolinas,. >> stay with "action news" and 6abc.com/weather for the first frost of the season there you will find up to the minute weather. >> crews were called out to the lulu country club in upper dublin township. firefighters called for a second alarm. the fire was in the rental hall area stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the latest on this story. >> children from delaware are taking the trip of a lifetime. >> the kids who are battling medical issues left home with an all-expense paid trip to walt disney world. their plane leaves in just over an hour. trish trsh has more on the --
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trish hartman has more on the heartwarming story. >> reporter: this trip has been paid for by community donors. the children are from exceptional care for children. a pediatric nursing facility in newark, delaware. the kids are so excited for many it's the first trip to delaware. local police and highway patrol made sure ten children got to philadelphia airport safely. all the kids ages 3 to 9 rely on some kind of technology some need feeding tubes and some ventilators, five. children are in wheelchairs, but they can't wait to get to walt disney world. funds raising began in april through the generosity of donors, $100,000 raised for the kids. >> ten children leaving, and 35
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staff members ahead of us setting up the rooms because of our annual fundraiser. >> the staff have a different type of dna. they come to work to deal with these children. it's unbelievable. the care that they give. >> staff members told me, the kids have had a countdown calendar checking over the days all checked in at philadelphia international airport. the flight leaves at 10 colorado 30, this afternoon they will be at the happiest place on earth. >> authorities in delaware are investigating a suspicious fire that burned three mobile homes on indiana avenue in stanton. it destroyed one home and damaged two others. nobody nobody was hurt, but nine people including four children have to find somewhere else to
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stay. police are calling it suspicious and say it was started on the outside of the home. the man who almost died from a shooting this summer has been gunned down in philadelphia's logan section. the victim was shot multiple times getting out of the car on north camack street. police say the man was shot back in august just one block away. no arrests have been made in either shooting. >> more than two dozen people were forced from their homes by an apartment fire in camden county. the action cam was on the scene in pine hill. the blaze broke out at the max apartments. you can see damage to the roof. fortunately everybody inside made it out safely. but three units were damaged or destroyed. 25 people were displaced. there's no word on what sparked the fire. now the latest on the massive mudslide in california. crews are working to remove mud and debris. hundreds of cars and trucks
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remain encased in the mud after it cascaded down a mountainside in the rainstorm. addi roy has more. >> reporter: crews clearing mud-blocked roads in southern california are racing against the clock and mother nature. saturday morning, construction equipment arriving to aid in the dig out before another round of weather hits. >> they are expecting more rain, if that hams, -- happens what we'll do is clear all the personnel working in the area just in case there's more mudslides. >> it's scary to see the waters moving and rising quickly. i was thinking about how i was going to go out the sunroof to get on top of the vehicle. >> reporter: thousands of cars and trucks remain stranded after the thursday mudslides. this video shows how brutally fast the onslaught of mud and water swept across freeways and neighborhoods.
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as road crews worked, families and businesses are cleaning out leaving mud-caked belongings out at trash. >> we had firefighters stop arena give us sandbags. we were probably 3 inches thick in mud this morning we were cleaning off and pressure riding. still a lot of clean up it's crazy. >> reporter: everybody is holding their breath for a possible round two as more rain moves in. addi roy abc news lake hughes california. >> scary moments in a walmart parking lot in wilks-berre a man started shooting. the walmart and other stores in the area went into lockdown for 40 minutes yesterday afternoon. investigators say 31-year-old scott lee sergeant was with a woman when he fired a rifle into the store parking lot hitting several vehicles. >> i heard gunfire, i came down and people were hiding behind their vehicles.
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>> police say when officers arrived sergeant started shooting at them. police returned fire hitting him. sergeant is in the hospital when he is released he will be charged with attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer. no one else was injured. police have questioned the woman. >> it sounds like something out of a horror roar movie, one -- horror move, one person is dead and four others injured. someone opened fire at zombicon sending people running for their lives. one person was killed and four others recovering from non-life threatening injuries. a statement on the zombicon facebook page said organizers are saddened by the news and takes the safety of patron seriously. >> on the campaign front no word on whether vice president joe biden will join the
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presidential race. last night he received a humidity rights award from the greek orthodox church. he said faith regardless of what shape it takes gets us all through troubled times. >> it is our faith that urges us to rise each and every morning and no matter bleak things look, to put one foot in front of the other. as my son beau used to say just keep moving forward. >> after the speech shouts of run joe run came from the audience, but the vice president did not respond. >> on the republican side the candidates are out on the road looking for votes and financial support. senator rand paul is brushing off weak fundraising and poll numbers as kentucky senators want him to focus on his senate
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re-election. ted cruz focused on new hampshire. and carly fiorina fielded questions at an high with a town meeting. -- at an iowa town meeting. >> a california family moves into a new house only to find something else decided to call the place home. now you're looking live through sky6 live hd through our temple university camera the tennis courts there, it's cold outside. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> a mother in california who
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recently moved into a new home with her kids found out the hard way they were not living alone. she was about to do the dishes when a 40-pound boa constrictor slid out from the behind the water heater. she grabbed the kids an ran. >> i started shaking, i was like oh, my god what do i do, my kids. please god help me. >> they were in the house for two weeks when the snake which was 8 feet long popped out. the snake was left behind by the person who lived in the house before them. this may be the cutest, the most popular way to celebrate halloween in our area. a tiny captain america ran into
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to save the day at the boo at the zoo event. hundreds of kids got up close and personal with animals at the zoo. they took part in a scavenger hunt and played games. boo at the zoo take place today and next weekend. i love that little bumble bee that's my favorite. >> reporter: quickly becoming my favorite holidays. everybody loves christmas and thanksgiving, you take them away, it's halloween. looking live cape may, up and down the east coast, a breeze is starting to pick up now. that will enhance the chill later on. high temperatures only in the low 50s, 14 or 15 degrees below average of 66. quakertown 28 degrees. millville, 29. glassboro, 30. pottstown, 30.
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smyrna 32. philadelphia 38 degrees. you'll be four or five degrees colder than that tomorrow morning. 44 in reading. starting to rebound in wilmington. dover, 45. sea isle city, 46. atlantic city at the airport, 450 degrees, the temperatures will not go too much higher than that, 50 to 52. that's the general range all these clouds are on the increase, that will put a lid on what the sun can do to warm us up later on. snow showers in the great lake states about an inch coating, picnic tables, grassy surfaces, things like that. outside the lower 48 everything is quiet. we have a rain system pushing onshore from the packed northwest from the gulf states to the u.s./canadian border huge trough of high pressure cold air
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ink ising southward from -- cold air sinking southward. new orleans, 63. pensacola, tall -- tallahassee down in the 40s. jacksonville, 66 degrees. redskins at met life stadium up in east rutherford new york. cardinals taking on the steelers. 46 degrees, sun and clouds. ravenses on the west coast taking on the 49ers. 66 degrees. 48 degrees for the eagles back home against the giants monday night football. if you're heading to lincoln financial field you'll need to bundle up. clear and chilly, temperatures in the 40s.
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47, 48 by kickoff. that slb -- number will slide by the 4th quarter. one or two areas you pick up a brief shower later on, 95% of us stay dry. if you have outdoor plans be mindful of the shower. overnight tonight, temperatures in the 20s. first thing tome -- tomorrow morning, it's frosty out there, sunshine and temperatures in the 20s and 30s. this afternoon another chilly one highs in the low 50s. 49 in lancaster and allentown. lots of clouds by afternoon after a morning filled with sun. trenton, 350 degrees, the normal being 66. overnight tonight, only 27 in reading. 26 in lancaster and allentown. the looking like january out there. trenton, 29. millville, hammonton, 28. philadelphia, 35 we'll call it
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partly cloudy and frosty. national weather service we had one this morning, they will issue another freeze warning for tonight protect the sensitive plants for the entire viewing area the exception being kent and sussex county in delaware, where you don't have a warning you have a frost advisory. sunny and chilly tomorrow 54. just like we pull out of it. tuesday, milder, 68 degrees, wednesday is nice, 72. thursday, clouds and sun, 73. friday and saturday, 63 and 60. so, again, going from sweatshirts to coats today and shorts and short sleeved shirts by wednesday. >> the home of the monarchs in philadelphia will be equipped soon david henry has the story. >> reporter: mayor nutter broke
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ground for an indoor baseball practice facility for inner city kids. the kids will be a little bit to hone their skills indoors all winters long and not just baseball skills. >> one of the main things is the educational element that we will bring to the this to prepare the kids for college. >> reporter: steve has been coaching baseball at the anderson center for almost 30 years launching the monarchs and taney dragons. the kids he coaches will have the same advantages as suburban kids thanks to the generosity of the phillies and major league baseball and the city. it's an effort to compose more inner city kids to a sport that requires open space. >> maybe you'll find somebody that is talent enough or at the very least they will get a college scholarship. >> reporter: when the indoor
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facility is up and running next spring 8,000 girls and boys will have access to free baseball and softball training year round. >> where i come from, north philadelphia there's not many things. >> i'm glad it's here, i've been here for 1 # -- 11 careers, i can't wait. >> reporter: as we know the phillies can cruise all the help they can -- use all the help they can get these days, lending a helping hand with this facility they will soon be fielding a team of local superstars, david henry, channel 6 "action news." this cooperstown brewery belongs in every beer lover's hall of fame. you can even try new york's exceptional cider and spirits.
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wedding planner, 24 people in total. they got stuck. cheers and applause broke out in the elevator when the fire department broke up to rescue them. after that small hiccup the wedding went over without any other hitches. will farrell fans can party at a bar that is inspired by tv and music characters. it's inspired by films. bar owners say it's unclear if he knows about the bar they welcome to come in anytime and perform with his jazz flute, of course. take a look what happens when astronauts play with food coloring in space. they added it to water bubbles which floated. mark kelly drieded to have more
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fun -- decided to have more fun with the water balls, he added alcan which made the balls dance a little bit. >> coming up tonight, it's funny home videos, and the blood and oil and quantico and "action news" at 11:00 p.m. up next, a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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>> >> inside story is coming up
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later this morning on # abc, here's monica malpass with a preview. >> reporter: hi guys coming up later, say goodbye to philadelphia's top cop retiring after 8 years here. what grade would you give charles ramsey. more porn issues for the purpose of the justice supreme court fair or not fair. well have those stories coming up on inside story. i'm monica malpass we hope you join us. >> accuweather. >> reporter: temperatures today will be anywhere from ten to 15 degrees below average. 52 degrees the high with the wind. it will feel like the 40s. 54 chilly tomorrow. tuesday things relax and it gets warmer. 68 degrees, combination of sun and clouds, wednesday and thursday, 72, 73. friday and saturday it's cooler
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and dry with a lot of the sunshine. >> thank you chris. george stephanopoulos is coming up at 10:30. presidential candidates bernie sanders and ben carson will be stopping by. here's george with more. >> reporter: good morning eva and nydia, we have big show today. ben carson tied for first with donald trump on the republican side. bernie sanders neck in neck with hillary clinton. plus, is joe biden about to shake up the race? all that on this week's politics back to you. >> we'll be back at noon, not one, but two shark attacks in hours have hawaii on edge. the iconic cross is about to fall fallow and we may not here about it for years.
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for -- the iconic clock is about to fall silent we may not here it for years. >> for nydia han, and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. vince mazzeo-
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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. 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.
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starting right now on abc "this week," a new front-runner. made the most money this quarter and in a dead heat with donald trump. will he pull into first? dr. ben carson joins us only on "this week." plus, democrats big week. bernie sanders and hillary clinton both claim victory after the party's first debate. will her e-mail scandal haunt her and can he capitalize on his performance? senator sanders is with us live. and final countdown as joe biden grapples with the decision. we're nearing the first deadline. did he tip his hat in a major speech last night?

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