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>> good afternoon, it is sunday october 18 i'm nydia han along with eva pilgrim. >> here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." investigators look for a person and the reason behind a suspicious fire at a mobile home park. the fda is about to bring -- faa is about to bring new rules for drones.
>> the temperatures dropped overnight, let's go outside to chris sowers and see how much we warmed up. >> reporter: just a little bit, but it's better than first thing this morning, although we have the breeze whipping around and it is putting windchills in the 30s and 40s. these are current air temperatures. we're in the 40s in most locations. the poconos still in the 30s. 47 in allentown 48 in reading. trenton, 47. philadelphia and wilmington, 50 degrees. millville, 48, dover, 49. look what happens when you factor in the winds feels like 30s in the mountains. 42 in allentown. 43 in trenton. 43 in millville. and dover, 44. satellite and radar on top of the chill we actually have a lot of the cloud cover rolling in, so temperature-wise we'll climb a degree or two, maybe three at
much. the numbers will plateau later on. high temperatures 52 degrees, partly sunny skies, breezy the rest of the way. excuse me, that 352 will feel like the 40s throughout the afternoon hours. as we look ahead we'll focus on the killing freeze that's on the way tonight about 95% of the area will experience temperatures cold enough to put an end to the growing season. when i see you we'll talk about that and we'll have a nice warmup in the seven seven-day forecast. >> anyone who lives in the area knows full well that october hardly ever feels like august, but this chilly weather is surprising us anyway. the freezing temperatures happened with the 600 scouts camping out in north philadelphia. the youngsters brought along a hand warmer and back in center city someone told us they don't mind the cold. >> i'm from canada, this is not cold. >> the chill did make it tough
for street musicians mike madison to play his vial lynn. during a break he put on gloves to keep his hand warm enough to work the strings. fire ripped through the lulu country on the 1600 block of lime kiln pike in upper dublin township. when firefighters arrived they found flames engulfing the building. dozens of members who showed up for golf were in shock. >> it meant everything, it was my tree house, it is where i came to relax and retire, play cards, eat, play golf. my wife and i are members here. she is a member. >> officials say the rental hall suffered most of the damage. a 911 caller said smoke was coming from the basement.
so far there's no word on a cause. from our delaware newsroom authorities are investigating suspicious fires that burned three mobile homes in stanton, overnight. it broke out at 2:30 on indiana avenue. nobody was had your, but nine people including four children are displaced. police say there were three separate fires set in the mobile home park. chester county detectives are investigating a double homicide two men were shot in an parent drive-by shooting before 7:00 p.m. it happened outside a home in valley township. there's no word on arrests or motive. faa is about to unveil tough regulations on the type of drones that are most popular called hobbyist pilots. some of the vehicles have caused close calls with passenger planes and interfered with
fighting efforts back in july. as many as 50,000 will be old sold by christmas. some children from the area are on a trip of the lifetime. >> "action news" was there as they left for an all-and he knows e and he -- and all and hm exceptional care facility loaded on to the bus ready for their margical journey to -- magical journey to walt disney world. won't be an easy trip. each of the kids ages 3 to 9
relies on a technology to survive, ventilator feeding tube or dialysis, five of the kids are wheelchair bound, but the stuff who have done this trip before were determined to make this week long trip a reality. >> there are ten children leaving and 35 staff members some are which are ahead of us setting up the rooms. >> reporter: this is the third trip for cheptional care for children after successful visitors in 2011 and 2013. while many donated money to make the trip happen others gave their time including members of law enforcement to accompany the buses to the airport. >> since we can't officially fund them, i thought a police escort would be appropriate for these kids god bless every one of these workers and these kids. >> reporter: and you can follow along on their trip on social media.
it's on facebook twitter and instagram. they are using the #magical journey. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> officials say it will take days to clear the hundreds of vehicles caked in mud along southern california highways. construction equipment was brought in to move the long line of cashes and truck also. trucks, the culprit, massive mud lights. forecasters say the worst of the rain is over. there are no reports of injuries. movie screen horror came to life overnight at the zombie festival in fort meyers, florida one person was killed and four others injured. authorities are searching for a suspect and the motive. nearly 20,000 people were at the festival at the time. most dressed as zombies. police in wilks-berre
pennsylvania think a domestic dispute caused a shooting in the walmart parking lot. several vehicles were hit. sergeant exchanged fire with police, he was wounded and is hospitalized. on the people scene we have no word 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 orthodox church. he said faith regardless of what shape it takes gets us through troubled times. >> it is our faith that urges us to rise each and every morning and no matter how 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 biden didn't respond. on the gop side senator rand paul is getting pressure from kentucky republicans to abandoned his presidential bid and focus on his senate re-election race. he is low in the poll. ted cruz was in new hampshire and carly fiorina fielded questions at an iowa town hall meeting. >> more to come on "action news" sunday afternoon. sharks attack along two popular beaches in hawaii putting two men in the hospital. meteorologist chris sowers will be back with the full accuweather forecast when "action news" continues.
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of people in the philippines from their home. it uprooted trees and knocked out power and destroyed homes. there are no immediate reports of casualties. officials say flooding and landslides are possible as the storm moves out over the next few days. >> time for accuweather, it feeling like winter. >> reporter: it is, let's get you outside, temperatures have cooled off. we are expecting the highs in the low 50s. you add on top of that it feels like -- the winds out of the northwest it feels like the 40s. we're looking at the nice fall
foliage starting to develop. we're getting close to peak, the next couple of weeks should be a show around the delaware valley. 50 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 25, winds out of northwest at 13 miles per hour. pay attention to this, because this is a good indication what the vowngtd suburbs will do temperature -- surrounding suburbs will do in the overnight night. mid to upper 40s, fleetwood 48. south jersey milder maybe low 50s, but not too mild. 48 in gandys beach. glassboro closing in on 50. cinnaminson, 48 and hammonton, 351 degrees. winds out of the northwest these are sustained anywhere from ten to 15 miles per hour. every now and then well see an
occasional gust of 20 miles per hour that's blowing the clouds in. whatever sunshine you're seeing a lot of that will fade quickly within the next hour or so as a small disturbance aloft swings through. it could trigger a brief shower, most of us stay dry, what we'll see is more in the way of clouds if anything at all. the water vapor shows this is where the cool air is as it fills in across the mid atlantic. across the carolinas, they are topping out in the 50s and low 60s. this is a strong little area of high pressure. had this been january or february highs would be topping out in the low to mid 20s. it's going to be chilly out there. future tracker 6 we're clouding up, one or two areas, maybe you see a quick-passing shower. yes, accuweather has allowed for a flurry possible in the poconos
with the temperatures only in the 30s, but that's the extent how far south that would get. nobody around here is going to see a flurry, it would be in the poconos maybe a few rain showers. overnight tonight we clear it's a colder, lots of sunshine. the difference between today and tomorrow, tomorrow it's wall-to-wall sunshine, blue skies the entire way, even though the temperatures are chilly a lot of the it will begin to warm up. philadelphia, 52. wilmington, 51. millville, 52. are a hard frost setting up, because of the colder temperatures freeze warnings have been i should by the national weather service.
-- freeze warnings have been issued by the national weather service, bring potted plants in. monday night football, quiet, temperatures in the mid 40s, milder tuesday, 68. wednesday and thursday, 72, 73. the new computer information has both days close to 75. i didn't want to change anything just yet, being optimistic we'll be in the mid 70s. next week it's chilly again. >> two men were seriously hurt in shark attacks in hawaii. a 44-year-old plumber was attacked. witnesses say the swimmers lower legs were badly with bitten. >> they were hanging on like threads above his ankle. >> could you see the injuries?
occurrence or cancer deaths. the scientists urged doctors to ask patients about supplement and called for more government regulation of them. breast cancer changes life for women and those around her. for a bethlehem mother it opened the door for talent to share around the world. monica malpass shows how she is beating the odds against breast cancer. >> reporter: susan's shaffer's mother always encouraged her artistic side of her child. >> i took music lessons, but the art was what she helped me with. i did water colors and oil. i was afraid and intimidated by oil. >> although they liked art she put it aside so she wouldn't be a starving artist.
>> i want into law. >> reporter: during 2004 when she was battling breast cancer she came back to art and by then she loved oil paints. >> every time i came down to the studio and paint, it made me happy. it was a thrill when i would paint. >> soon she wanted to share the positive energy she felt and share hope yourself it is her middle name. >> i want to give back to someone else and make them feel happy and make them feel it's okay you're going to get through it. >> reporter: susan started donating paintings to saint luke's hospital where she was treated. from there it has snowballed. she entered the annual national contest. last year, ten years after being declared cancer free, her visions of hope won top prize.
everyday, now, hundreds of septa riders see her contest winning mural at the fox chase train station. she is not looking for recognition just to share the beauty of nature with the talent she almost overlooked. >> thanks mom, thank you, she is the one who believed in me all my life. >> reporter: monica malpass channel 6 "action news." >>
>> reporter: two eagles starters will be mia monday night with first place on the line with the new york giants. kendricks is out because of a hamstring injury and nelson agular has been battling an ankle injury. dmrk -- flashing demarco will likely get more carries now. >> you have to get to know each other and work on the little things and make sure you're fit and sharp on sunday. >> reporter: or mondays, eagles giants on phl17 tomorrow the coverage kicks off at 8:00 p.m. with the pregame show. the owls the best start in 41 careers, with the big game against notre dame around the
corner, last night's game against a winless florida central could be overlooked. t for temple, t for trouble. temple four turnovers. a team meeght was called on the field at the half. whatever he said worked, down to a minute in the 4th. thomas gives them the lead. thomas a buck 99 and three touchdowns on the ground. temple runs away with it 6-0. the best start in team history. >> i'm proud of them and happy for them. it talks about the character of the guys in the room and the seniors, the character of the juniors, and i am ecstatic for them. penn state had a shot to score their first win over a
number one ranked team in 25 years. theythey looked like they coulde a 10-0 lead, but it was too good to be true. bartly43 yards for the touchdown, penn state called for the holding. they punt and ohio state scores on the next three possessions. penn state goes down 38-10. they have been outscored 77 points in the last trips to the horse shoe. the cold streak against joe madden and the cubs ended last night. former phillies first round pick off the big apple deep to center. mets win 4-2. they take a 1-0 series lead.
kansas is up 2-zip over toronto in the american league series. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> at least three california high schools are looking for new names for their mascots. governor brown signed a law banning the use of the redskins name saying it's offensive. but the principal who is native american said she is not offended and looking at a way to keep the name. she said it will cost a million dollars to make a change. another half-hour of "action news" is just ahead. we'll be right back.
>> happening right now on "action news," man is shot to death in the logan section just a block from where he was shot and wounded this summer. >> a homeless couple tries to get their son back after their little boy wanders from their makeshift shelter. those stories in a moment, but first a check of the accuweather forecast. chris sowers is moving around just to stay warm out there. >> reporter: a few days i was in shorts and shorepoint sleeved t-shirt and now -- short sleeved t-shirt and now i'm bouncing around to keep warm. 43 in trenton. 43 in millville.
dover, 44. cape may, 45. these are windchills or feels-like temperatures. atlantic city, 44 and the same number for beach haven. satellite and radar clouds are rolling in upper level disturbance swinging through, that could trigger a brief shower later this afternoon. we start out with a ton of sunshine this morning there's the life shot in reading we're completely cloudy at this point, and down the jersey shore, pretty much the same thing. a little bit of sunshine peeking through, but the clouds are starting to take a stronghold now, the reason why i'm focusing on that, whatever temperatures you're sitting at with all the clouds moving in that's what you're going to top out during the afternoon hours. 52 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m., 53, and 6:00 p.m., 50. these are the temperatures across the lower 48. everybody east of the continental divide by wednesday
afternoon we're going to be warmer than every single location that you see on the map. if you don't like the cold weather hang in there, we have warmer changes on the way. i'll show you how warm we get in the seven day coming up in just a few minutes. >> a homeless family is fighting to get their children back. the two kids were taken into protective custody after the toddler was found wandering alone in the cold in philadelphia love park. police were trying to figure out how he ended up in love park. michael jones who said he is the boy's father slept behind card boar walls underneath the welcome shelter. >> he climbed over top of us, he squeezed through here and walked through love park. >> i am not here on the street with my kids on purpose. >> the couple said they ended up here after having trouble
finding room in a shelter. now jeremiah and his 4-year-old sister are in city care. the city will not return the children until the family has a roof over its head. from the new jersey newsroom the search is on for a fire that forced two dozen people from their homes in camden county last evening. at the height of the fire, it tore through the roof of the apartment. three units were damaged or destroyed. a man critically injured in a shooting this summer has been shot to death in the logan section of philadelphia. police are searching for the shooter or shooters in both incidents. the 30-year-old victim was shot twice as he stepped out of the car on north camack street. he died at the hospital. a man was gunned down on
green way avenue last night. when officers arrived the victim was lying on the ground with two bullet wounds to the chest. he was pronounced at penn presbyterian hospital. police did not find any weapons in the area. >> secretary of state john kerry will make an effort this week to calm the wave of violence in israel. kerry will hold separate talks with netanyahu and abbas of the palestinian authority. israeli troops and palestinians clashed yesterday. five palestinians have been killed over the weekend after attempting stabbings of israelis. mexican authorities say joaquin "el chapo" guzman was heard while trying to escape capture. he broke out of prison in july and been on the run ever since. the u.s. is offering a reward of
$5 million for information leading to his arrest and mexico 3.$8 million. sketches have been released of the two men who stabbed stone who was released from the hospital last thursday, he was one of the men who thwarted a terror attack on a train in france. oregon college student chris mintz is telling new details of trying to stop a gunman. he said he was in class at umpqua college. he notified people in the library of the shooter. when the shooter opened the door, he leaned out the door and shot him even as he was lying on the floor. he said that's what you get for calling the cops. the shooter went back into the classroom. >> in california another money
meant to saint serra has been attacked. a few weeks ago someone tore down a statue at the carmel mission. some native american groups criticized his treatment of their an as he as he -- ancesto. four thousand baristas have taken starbucks up on the offer to go to college for free. full and part-time workers without bachelor degrees are eligible. they plan to spend a quarter billion dollars to help 25,000 employees quad. a church's generosity paid off more than the congregation realized.
to demonstrate their discussion on again -- generosity, they ordered a pizza, they had the woman come to the front of the church where the pastor said they had taken up a collection from the tip. >> from our three services combined we collected this much money, 1,000 -- >> whoa. >> what the congregation didn't know was that she missed work do to illness and couldn't pay the october rent. when the reporter contacted the pastor on face time he was the one with the surprise. >> the day you had given me this gift i got an eviction notice on my door. >> the pastor was thrilled to know that they were glad to help someone in need. if she didn't go to church before, she'll go now. >> there's much more to come on "action news" october 18. if you can't get enough of
i want a supreme court judge who knows the law. for the past seven years, i've served on pennsylvania's second highest court. and the bar association has given me their very highest rating. i want a judge who understands regular people. i was the first in my family to graduate from college. my dad was a coal miner. my mom- a factory seamstress. i want a judge with integrity. me too. and that's why i'm running. i'm christine donohue. it's time to bring integrity back to the supreme court.
>> the summer drought might mean drab fall foliage around here, but take heart you can buy your fall colors, two very enter prizing leaf peepers are selling fall foliage in july. it's $20 for 1 leaves. $50 for 50 leaves are it's one way to get rid of the leaves without raking them. that's a little steep. poconos skiers have gotten
other people closer to the fall foliage. camelback won't see snow until much later, you can ride up and down the mountain to look at the leaves. it's the first career they opened the lift for fall foliage. the rides run until early next month. >> the first one was $40. >> 20. >> reporter: $20 for three leaves? >> 15 leaves. >> reporter: ridiculous. people will buy that, too. i would much rather do the second option going down the ski slope thing. there's the view down in cape may. it's chilly, feeling like fall. temperatures in the 40s, actually over the last hour, some of the numbers have dropped off a degree or two. with the increasing clouds cover it's going to be a struggle from this point on to get the temperatures higher than what
we're seeing right now. double scan live is crystal clear. we're rain and snow showers pushing through the pennsylvania/new york state line. 38 degrees is where we bottomed out at this morning. slatington, 47. quakertown you've dropped a degree in the last hour, 43. coatsville, 43. these are actual air temperatures. saint davids 47. glassboro gandys beach 49. buena, 40 degrees. cinnaminson 52. hammonton blue berry country you bottomed out at 32. look at the snow showers in the last couple of frames. we'll zoom into this part of the country. this is the finger lake region of upstate new york from rochester to syracuse. look at the snow showers crossing over the new york-pa state line.
williamsport scranton to boston everybody seeing winter white. for us we won't see that. we'll see an increase in clouds and spotty showers later on. future tracker 6 shows you it's our far western suburbs that will pick up wet weather and snowflakes mixing in for the poconos but nothing like that here in the immediate philadelphia area. overnight tonight we clear out. tomorrow morning, lots of sunshine, by afternoon you should see a full day of sun tomorrow. temperatures on the cold side with highs in the 50s. as a matter of fact let's show you the numbers here. about 50 to 52. that's where we top things out in philadelphia today. 40s north and west, trenton and wilmington, 49 or 50. overnight tonight, numbers taking a nose dive. 28 in reading, lancaster, 27. allentown 29. trenton, 29.
that's good enough for a hard freeze. what that means is temperatures will stay in the 20s for three or four hours. if you have sensitive vegetation or potted plants anything susceptible to cold, bring it indoors, because the plant will freeze and die. chilly breezes for the lehigh valley. mostly cloudy the rest of the way, 49 degrees allentown. atlantic city, more clouds than sun, breezy, 53 degrees is the forecasted high down there. 52 for philadelphia. clouds and sun, breezy, winds out of the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, overnight lows tonight ranging from 26 outlying suburbs to 34 in center city. 54 degrees for tomorrow we start to rebound tuesday, 68. wednesday and thursday, look great, 72, 73. friday and saturday, getting chilly again, highs in the 60s. on the people scene phil
lesh the bass player for the grateful dead has been diagnosed with bladder cancer. he said he is being treated at the mayo clinic in arizona. he battled prostate cancer nine years ago. the new season for the philadelphia series and the first play combination comedy and crime. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: bullets over broadway is a show about a broadway show that earned 6-tony nominations including a nod for best choreography. it tells the tale of david shane who is trying to make it as a playright. it's a high energy romp, a lot of gangsters and fun, when you say roaring 20s that's what
cruel think of. >> reporter: the young playright has written what he calls his masterpiece. >> he will produce it but he has a condition. his girlfriend has to be in the lead. she has no talent and can not dance. the misadventures how to deal producing what is his dream production with the one thing that will destroy the dream production. it is the first time allen has worked with the tony award winning choreographer susan stroman who brings the show to life. the show is a fun high quality broadway presentation, it's got singing and dancing and comedy it's a fun time in the theater.
>> good afternoon, sky6 live hd taking live look at philadelphia international airport. it's a cold day outside, but it won't last all week, thankfully. 49 degrees right now. rangers in south africa cougar national park feel like they losing the fight to save the rhinos. they are working around the clock to stop poch -- poachers. park officials think there are 12 to 15 groups of poachers working in the area. >> you can see it they are
recruited by people who are running this the money is so big. >> the rhinos are killed or maimed named for their horns which is used in folk medicine, many horns end up in china. china broke up a smuggling ring seizing a ton of elephant and rhino horns. >> a california mom descroferred -- discovered she and her kids were not the only ones in their new home. the mother was about to do dishes when a 40-pound 8-foot long boa constrictor came out from behind the water heater. >> i started shaking. please god help me. what do i do? >> reporter: the family had only been in the house for two weeks when the snake popped of out.
the snake was left behind by the previous tenants. >> if you're thinking of adding a pet to your home for the holidays, there are practical questions to ask yourself. we have a preadoption checklist. >> reporter: they are kick on their feet, but can they handle these guys they are sharing the spotlight from the rescue at a calendar shoot. >> i love a dog, i have five dogs in russia. >> reporter: they hold adoptions events at fairfax virginia helping potential pet owners spend time with pups before they take them home. >> no matter how cute that face is, it is important to look how a dog fits into a household. >> many people come in very interested in puppies without
realizing the full commitment that entails, in terms of what a puppy needs and the care they need. >> that's why the staff asks about work schedules and small children and allergies and for those in rental units they will contact lltdz to make sure -- landlord to make sure a dog is in the property guidelines. >> you have to have the amount of space you have to accommodate a dog, keep in mind how much dog foot costs. other costs, routine vet visitors and vaccines and emergency care. the "shelter me rescue of the week" is not the only one to benefit from the capitols k-9 calendar. we adopted him, it's something we feel passionate about we're glad to have him in our family.
>> getting a family and new home. >> it's called a junk shop by some, but what one woman found maybe anything but, they bought four paintings at a thrift shop they may be early story boards made by the creator of the simpson's animated show. the college asked her who was a simpson's fan to donate the paintings she responded in bather simpson fashion and told her to eat her shorts. she is sending them to auction. i can't say i blamer her. >> another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. recapping our top stories on
"action news," a fire has badly damaged lulu country club in montgomery county. the 911 call indicated that smoke was coming from the basement. no report of injuries and no word on a cause. some delaware crowningsters crowningsters -- youngsters are starting a trip of a lifetime on a allaid trip to disney world.
it was a cold night last night, boy scouts camped out at lighthouse park but they were prepared. >> reporter: we have clouded over at this point and we'll see an occasion shower, parts of the area. 352 degrees, very chilly, cold overnight tonight dropping into the 20s, tomorrow is cold, too, high of 54. >> the legendary big ben clock in london england. two of the largest newspapers reported that the massive clock and to your needs 40 million pounds of work. if the work is not done soon, the clock could grind to a hat or the hands could fall off. >> nobody wants that. >> "fyi philly" is next. >> "action news" continues at
>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm alicia vitarelli. saturday/tonight on fyi philly. >> it's our spectacularly spooky halloween special. >> and we're getting our fright on in the city and the suburbs >> and having some not so scary fun with the kids. >> everybody come in costume >> plus we'll help you get dressed for the occasion. >> and now we get cupcakes! >> and get our treat on with chocolate cakes and cocktails! >> i'm a happy girl! >> it's an fyi philly halloween. >> trick or treat! >> hi everybody and welcome to fyi philly. >> we are at eastern state penitentiary. >> and this huge gothic style castle is home to terror behind the walls. >> it's one of the largest, scariest and highest rated haunted attractions in the whole country. >> and it's right here in philly's fairmount section. >> "you gotta watch your back in here". >> terror behind the walls is in its 25th season and scarier