tv Action News at 430 AM ABC October 19, 2015 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> here's what's happening on this monday october 19. >> much-needed help is on the the way for a homeless family their toddler was found wandsers love park over the weekend. >> jury driver's license numbers resume for the case of a contract he were on trial for the -- contractor on trial for the deadly center city collapse. >> good morning, everybody on this monday, boy is it cold out there. >> we have freeze warning that came in over the weekend, if you
have some of those potted plants out and you forget to pull them in. it's a good idea to get them in pretty quick we have this from allentown to the poconos down the to the shore. high pressure is building in and that is going to knock out most of the clouds today. 36 degrees in philadelphia. if you weren't up early this weekend this will definitely feel colder than where we were in the morning last week. 30 degrees in reading. 3 # in trenton. most of the areas away from urban centers have dipped wroa the freezing mark -- below the freezing mark. on the bus stop, 33 degrees by 6:00. 34 degrees by 8:00. as we go through the morning into the afternoon we do improve a bit. noon up to 48. 5 # by 3:00 p.m. looks like we'll get a high of 54 degrees around 4:00 p.m. this
afternoon. got a big bounce back and quick bounce back in temperatures coming in the seven day. >> reporter: i had frost in my windshield no idea where the ice scraper was i had to wait for it to defrost. that's why my hair looks like this, i was late. i-95 by the platt bridge, all the lanes are open. vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill expressway no overnight construction. looking good, it will resume tonight at 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., watch for that tonight tonight. we have an accident eastbound on the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound fort washington and virginia drive we had workers out there, no overnight
construction but you might see construction. >> are you ready? get ready for a chill on this cold morning. freeze warnings you heard david murphy, katherine scott is live at the transportation center in upper darby. how is it feeling, katherine. >> reporter: i think so it was a bit of a shock to people. you can see your breath this morning it's a chilly morning in upper darby at the 69 street station people are bundled up, their jackets are zip as they wait to board their buses. at rittenhouse square 18th and wal that -- walnut. the temperatures are dipping into the 30s and 20s. it's fall, you expect a little amount of chilly weather, but this is unseasonable. the temperature started the
downward slide over the weekend. some people saw flurries yesterday and winter is knocking on the door and people are saying no thank you. >> it's cold, the weather has chaikdz so quickly. you're bundled up, too. i want to work last week, i got cold out there. >> at 69th street station people are waiting for their buses all bundled up with all their layers, of course you will hear from those who love winter. they can't wait for the time of year to haul out their sweaters and jackets. like it or hate it this weather is here, so be prepared for when it walk out the door. >> it is what it is. thank you, katherine.
a homeless family made headlines after their child was found barefoot in the cold. wawa made a donation to the family who live in a calendar board box in love park. >> reporter: it's ironic on cold nights like this love park is filled with loneliness and desperation. amid all that, a prayer answered as a homeless family learns help is on the way. >> i couldn't sleep last night i said we have to do something. >> reporter: the promise comes one day when their toddler made news headlines. >> i am not here on the streets with my kids on purpose. >> the family said shelters didn't have room for them and their two children. so they slept under a building
in these two cardboard boxes. they are unaware that 2-year-old was gone until morning. he and his sister are in foster care until their parents find a home. >> so brian jenkins of chosen 300 is calling on the community to help. >> we're launching a 12,000-dollar campaign to raise the nose funds to get a family into their place. what would that do for your family. >> it will bring hope where love is not easy to see. >> it be makes me feel so warm inside, people are like that. >> jenkins said the money will
go directly to the landlord for the rent and cover the cost of social services to help the family to become self self-sufficient. if you would like to donate go to chosen 300. we put a link on our website, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> jury deliberations continue for the contractor who is on trial for the deadly center city collapse. griffin campbell is charged with 6 counts of murder. he left a wall crumble in 2013. he argues he is being used as a pawn by the contractor who hired him. >> lulu country club went up in flames yesterday morning leveling the banquet hall.
the building was a total loss, nobody was hurt. >> ten children from newark, delaware are out of the cold and at the happiest place on earth. they boarded a flight to orlando and arrived at disney world yesterday. each one receives special care at a pediatric nursing facility. exceptional care raised $100,000 in donations to make this possible. the children received a special escort thanks to local police and the philadelphia highway patrol. >> you can't officially fund them, a police escort would be good for these kids, god bless every one of these workers and god bless these kids. >> the jersey shore home where bruce springsteen wrote born to run is back on the market.
three of the singers fans own the two bedroom cottage in long branch. they bought it with the idea of turning it into a tribute to the boss. if you look at it, and you say i like that, the home is listed for $229,000. someone around here might be interested. david murphy. we'll see. still to come on "action news," a financial company offers a gift for weabs born today to -- babies born today to show it's never too early to start to save for college. >> reporter: it's cold out there this morning, we're adding extra gear for the kids even a winter coat. this afternoon it will not be all that bad. we'll be back with the big time turn around in temperatures in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast that's next.
been blamed on the typhoon. it is forecasting for taiwan tomorrow, but it has lost its strengthen. roads buried in mud in california due to flash flooding. officials say more than 40 dump trucks had to work through the weekend. they shifted an estimate 200,000 cubic yards of mud. >> which brings us back here to the east coast where we have freeze warnings in effect. >> reporter: that's the issue until 9:00 a.m., guys. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we are dry this morning. as you look outside you'll have frost on the windshield. it's cold out there. there's the temple university camera looking south. they have temple football. 6-0. go owls. 36 degrees is the current temperature. lots of the suburbs are below freezing. keep in mind the numbers on the thermometer are probably not the
lows. we're dipping in the next couple of hours before we turn it around in most neighborhoods. winds out of the north at 3 miles per hour which is good, you don't have to worry about windchills. the clouds have cleared overnight part of the reason he have dipped there's high pressure coming in and it will knock out most of the cloud cover and we'll have mostly sunny skies. 34 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 44, so bundle up if you're out early doing errands or exercise. 11:00 a.m., 44. 2:00 p.m., 52. 53 in allentown. 52 in trenton and wilmington. mid 50s down the shore in atlantic city and cape may. not a big range of temperatures today. big monday night football game eagles need a win against the division rivals new york giants. mainly clear, 47 degrees for kickoff. 45 degrees in the 4th quarter.
tomorrow, things change in a hurry. high pressure off to the west today starts to float off the coast, the southerly flow that kicks in tonight and at this point through tomorrow is going to get us up to 68 degrees which is above average after spending most of the week below average, back to close to normal temperatures with the southwest wind, might develop a bit of a breeze as the day goes on. 54 degrees, sunny and chilly. monday night football at lincoln financial field tonight, go eagles! bright and nice tomorrow, it will start out in the 40s not as cold, but in the afternoon we look good. warm and pleasant high of 74 on wednesday, let's do it again on thursday, partly sunny skies, and 74 there. it is autumn and getting to be late in the season, too, we'll dip the numbers back down when a
frontal boundary comes in on thursday. 61 degrees friday, 61 on saturday. sunday, 67 degrees just in time for the union's final home game at ppl park in chester. that would be sunday afternoon. not a lot of precipitation in the forecast, and temperatures dipping up and down. >> , texas teenager who was detained by police for bringing a clock to school because they thought was a bomb. many believe he was singled out because he is muslim. he talked about receiving the american muslim of the year award from the council of islamic re re rere-- relations.
since the incident he has gained support of more than a million twitter users, including president obama. >> the government is set to announce new rules regarding the use of drones. faa will require drone users to register the devices in an effort to regulate the exploding market of unmanned aircraft. a lot of people buy the drones at amazon. amazon is going after people who sell fake reviews for products on their website. 1,000 people sold five star reviews through five star.com. amazon bans fake company reviews. they sued them for breach of contract and violating federal consumer laws. they claim they only allow people who made a purchase to post a review. futures are flat.
the financial company is offering babies born today a birthday they will be eligible for a 500 mutual fund for retirement. one dollar invested as a baby can go a long way. >> it can. mexican authorities say they are closing in on a drug kingpin who made a big escape from prison. >> a teacher's aid in california is being credited for saving a student from an attempted kidnapping. "action news" will be right back.
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the lanes are open and looking good out here. boulevard, that's the southbound traffic we have on going pave project north of here. construction blocks the express lane until 6:00 a.m. be careful with the paving project going on. >> a wave of violence continues in israel. a lone attacker armed with a gun and knife killed an israeli soldier and wounded ten people at a bus station. the attack came as israel tightened security measures across the country and builds a barrier to separate jewish and arab neighborhoods in east jury room. secretary of state john kerry is expected to meet with both sides in the next few days. mexican officials are closing in on joaquin "el chapo" guzman. he was seen on surveillance video on the day he escaped last
summer. authorities joaquin "el chapo" guzman barely escaped a military operation on friday near the home of his infamous cartel. it is believed he suffered injuries to his leg and face. >> a teacher's aid from san francisco stopped the attempted kidnapping of a student. she was driving to school when she noticed an 11-year-old girl inside a truck with an an old man. >> i said is that your dad? she said no, he is my friend. i said he is not your friend. i put my car in front of his car, i blocked him, i told her you get out of the car right now. the girl was not hurt. ferguson said she called 911. the suspect did not try to escape and now is behind bars.
>> good morning, everyone, it is monday, it is cold, we're taking a live look at philadelphia international airport on city avenue. it's 39 degrees, someplaces it's below the freezing mark just barely. pope francis canonized the church's married couple of modern times. he declared them saint teresa.
he homes the canonization of a married couple will help catholic families with a new role model. the new film will debut during half-time during the eagles giant game. our broadcast partners at phl17 are airing the game. we have details on how you can get tickets to the movie which opens december 18. yesterday, lucas unveiled an official movie poster, disney that is producing star wars the force awakens which is the parent company of abc. >> 4:57, boa on a bus, an unexpected slithering passenger sent passengers fleeing a septa
bus. >> don't wait on joe biden to say if he is in or out on the democrat side. 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.
>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., monday, october 19. here's what's happening. >> snake on a bus, a slithery passenger clears a septa bus and the owner may face criminal charges. >> that's not cool. will he or won't he, the nation awaits a decision from joe biden on whether or not he is running for president. >> people will have to bundle up tight to face today's chilly temperatures. >> let's go over to david murphy with the latest on what's going on with the temperatures and karen rogers has i hope nothing that includes anything that slithers. >> reporter: we have a freeze warning in effect this is until 9:00 a.m. this morning. for those of you who are not