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women, a total of five hours some all between today and friday so the verdict comes swiftly falling short of where the d.a.'s office was reachin reaching. for contractor griffin campbell the verdict is not guilty on six counts of third degree murder in the center city wall collapse of 2013. griffin campbell was found guilty on multiple counts of involuntary manslaughter. the prosecutors contended he knew the heavy equipment he was using was dangerous hitting the unsecured four story wall. the defense claims he was railroaded and made a scapegoat by the big money people who hired him including an architect who was directing his actions almost on a daily basis yet got immunity to testify against campbell. >> i believe the civil litigation will tell the complete and true story of all the participants and all the players at layers far ahead of those -- far above griffin campbell. >> we thought that the evidence in this case absolutely made out a third degree murder but we also have an understanding that this type of case is unusual and
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different as compared to most homicide cases and we were very pleased that the jury saw fit to hold him criminally responsible for homicide. >> reporter: sharrie, the sentencing date for griffin campbell is set for january 8th. live at the criminal justice center in center city, i'm vernon odom, channel6 "action news." >> all right, vern, thanks very much. meanwhile the family of one of the victims ann brian just released a statement on the verdict. it reads in part, this criminal trial focused on the responsibility of just one person griffin campbell. for the rest of our lives we have to live without our daughter, anne. so we will not stop fighting for justice in her name and for all the victims and that means holding everyone responsible fully accountable. we now focus on pursuing justice in the civil trial where the fault of everyone involved, not just one individual, will be determined. >> ♪ >> we've got developing news right now in port richmond. police say a man was shot
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seven times. chopper six was over the scene near amber street and east auburn street where this happened about 1:30. police have to the told us the victim's name yet but they say he's stable at the hospital. police have not said what led up to the shooting but they believe the victim was targeted. >> switching gears the eagles are getting ready for monday night show down with the new york giants and a win over their rivals means a share of the division lead in the nfc east. jaime apody and sports director ducis rodgers they are live right now at the lincoln financial field and, guys, the eagles also have a chance to erase their tough start and actually get back to .500 if they can win tonight. >> who would have thought it, three and three would get the birds first place in the nfc east. i don't think if you have us thought that would happen. we're here at the site of monday night football, it is blacked out. the end zone is blacked. i'm dressing the part and you have green there. >> green for the eagles. this game you can call it must
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win as it was last week. let's talk about both teams. birds coming off that win over the saints last week. their most impressive showing of the season a 39-17 drubbing of drew brees. giants coming off a come from behind win over the '9ers. they've won three straight games. both sides are pumped up for monday night football. >> every division game is a rivalry game it seems like in the nfc east so you definitely -- you get a little bit more juiced to mayonnaise game. you have to see these guys two times a year. you know them, you're familiar with them and so there's not much you're going to do to fool one another. it's really just showing up and see who can punch harder basically. >> monday night prime time another blackout game. going to be one real fun game looking forward to the divisional opponent a rivalry
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game and it's prime time. >> injury notes for you. running back ryan matthews listed as questionable with that groin injury and for the giants their star wide receiver odell beckham jr. listed questionable with a hamstring. we should know 90 minutes before kickoff. >> beckham did make the trip. chip kelly said he's going to play. he's a competitor. the first person on the field a couple moments ago was clip chip. >> he's ready to go. >> early bird catch the worm. we're live at lincoln financial field the site of monday night football. we'll be here all afternoon and evening giving you updates heading into kickoff of this game. back to you guys in studio. >> jamie and ducis we'll be watching. we're teaming up with phl17 to bring you the action tonight. watch our special pregame show countdown to kickoff at 8 o'clock. you can see the game at 8:30, that's tonight on phl17. star wars fans are in for a big treat tonight during the game. lucas film will debut an exclusive new look at star
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wars the force awakens during half time. right now on 6abc.com and the "action news" facebook page we have short clips from that exclusive video. we also have details on how you can get tickets to the movie which opens december 18th. lucas film unveiled this new official movie poster yesterday, pretty exciting. disney is producing star wars, the force awakens and disney is the parent company of 6abc. >> lots of reasons to watch tonight. >> yes, a lot of them. [laughter] >> going to feel like football weather out there tonight for the eagles and giants for the rest of us we know it was down right chilly today. >> yeah. we head outside now to meteorologist adam joseph get a first check of the accuweather forecast. there are some warmer temperatures coming our way. >> that they are. we're going to turn it around pretty quick. forget about fall we went right into winter early this morning. take a look at the numbers that we woke up to. 35 degrees in philadelphia. record breaking in trenton at 27. millville 27.
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pottstown 25 this morning and wilmington at 30 degrees. if your car was outside many of had you to scrape some of the frost off early this morning. in fact, the lehigh valley had quite the hard freeze this morning. the morning low, 25 degrees. that's the third time that we've had a 25-degree temperature this early in the season since records begun in the lehigh valley in 1922. so, the growing season has come to an end across the entire area, so you'll never see another frost advisory or freeze warning as we go through the rest of the fall season. 52 in allentown, 52 in trenton. it's just 54 in philadelphia. 49 in sea isle city, so these numbers are running way below normal for this time of year. and if you're heading to the game this evening at the linc, again many layers will be needed. 46 degrees for your kickoff temperature at 8:30 and then dropping a degree or so by the fourth quarter with a temperature of 45 degrees. and as brian mentioned, there is a warmup on the way and take a look at it. 65 in cincinnati right now,
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chicago 70. it's 81 in omaha and some of this so-called heat will be heading in starting tomorrow. we'll let you know how warm those temperatures get above normal coming up in that full accuweather forecast when i step back inside where it's a little bit warmer than it is here. >> it is adam, come on in. thank you. those of you who neglected to heed the accuweather forecast last night got a rude dose of cold reality when you stepped outside this morning. as adam just mentioned temperatures drop into the 20's and 30's overnight which made for a cold commute today. the action cam was at several septa stations where people were bundled up waiting for their trains and those that weren't bundled up wished they were. >> i didn't put on enough. should have put on some long johns, too. >> it's like winter just came. it didn't slowly gradually go into it, summer stopped and winter came. >> can't forget those long johns. many people also experienced the first frost of the season today. and while temperatures are expected to rise once again
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perhaps this was just some good practice for what's to come. a lot of you sent us pictures of the frost on your lawns this morning. we invite you to be parter of our coverage by joining the action. he e-mail pictures and videos to join the action at 6abc.com or use #6abcaction on social media. >> a germantown man admitted to being a serial rapist pleading guilty to attacking four under aged girls. 22-year-old antoine brown pleaded guilty to rape, sexual assault and kidnapping charges against him starting in march of 2013, brown admitted to attacking a 12-year-old girl, raping two 17-year-olds at gun point, then sexually assaulting a 15-year-old. in that last case, he was caught on surveillance video riding a bicycle around just before that attack. that will video helped police track him down. brown is scheduled to be sentenced in february. from our delaware news room now, police say one of the men wanted for his part in a deadly home invasion has
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turned himself in. 23-year-old matthew harrington surrendered in pennsylvania. police say he and 21-year-old salim shabazz broke into a home in dover on saturday and shot three people. two of them died. shabazz is still on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. >> monday afternoon time to get your loved ones home as we get a first check of the "action news" traffic report. >> all right, let's do it. let's head over live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hi, matt. >> hi, guys, i'm not sure if the loved ones will be loving the traffic on the ride home. we'll check it out for you. 95 in northeast philadelphia we expect extra traffic in the southbound lanes coming out of the northeast headed towards center city and south philadelphia because of the big eagles game tonight. but right now the delays aren't too bad. about 10 extra minutes in either direction along 95 through the great northeast but that's pretty much to be expected during the afternoon commute. we are watching a fire location in nether providence
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along brookhaven at glendale. stay on 252 instead of brookhaven. normal delays are forming in the northbound lanes of the blue route, 476, with just a normal afternoon volume. here's something abnormal in chester county, some work running late in the southbound lanes of route 100. we're here by ship road coming down from lionville headed towards exton, just one lane is getting by so we are seeing slowing as you can see coming south of 113 headed toward the route 30 bypass along 100, probably not your best route this afternoon and this definitely is not your best route. route 73 from maple shade, there's a water main break at styles of a taking out the left lane in both directions. it's jammed both ways but especially northbound with those speeds in the teens headed toward the tacony palmyra bridge. i would stay on 70, 38, some of your alternates instead of 73 this afternoon. let's grab the ipad do the commuter report on this monday afternoon. already we're talking about, oh, i think we have a problem with the waze app. but anyway download the waze
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app for free and jus trust me you'll be able to see things are getting clogged around 95 around south philadelphia. we'll check it again, eagles traffic in the next half hour. >> we trust you. >> thank you. >> matt, thanks. still ahead our first look at a new presidential poll since last week's democratic debate. find out who got the biggest boost. >> plus the government steps in and announces new regulations for anyone driving a private drone. why federal officials are in a rush to get this done. >> the choice for homecoming king and queen at one local high school leads to an incredible moment. wait until you hear the heartwarming story behind this video.
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>> ♪ >> there's a new push to keep the friendly skies safe. the faa has announced new strict rules for drones. flyers will be required to register their unmanned aircraft with the government. the new regulations are being
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put in place as officials try to crack down on the number of reported close calls between drones and airplanes. there have also been reports of other safety risks involving the multi copter also. drones are expected to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. >> a new poll out today shows hillary clinton did not get that big a boost from last week's democratic debate. this is the first poll since the democratic candidates squared off. it shows clinton still holding a lead at 45 percent. bernie sanders at 29 percent and joe biden who is not even in the race and did not take part in that debate still third at 18 percent. sanders jumped five points from his predebate numbers. no one else moved significantly. meanwhile the biden watch continues today and while the vice president kept a full schedule there's still no word about whether i'll jump into the race. biden spoke about climate change at the white house. he'll also meet with president obama and hold a reception tonight at a naval
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observatory but no one from biden's staff is publically saying that he's any closer to making his decision. >> meanwhile philadelphia's mayoral candidates will square off in a debate tonight at temple. it's the first debate of the week but will host another one this weekend right here on 6abc and we would love to hear your questions. tell us what you want to ask jim kenney and melissa murray bailey. e-mail your questions or use #6abc action on social media. submit your questions by friday, then of course watch the debate this sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. >> oprah winfrey's got the business world buzzing today thanks to her new investment. she bought a 10 percent stake in weight watchers. oprah says she's also joining the weight watchers board after a positive personal experience with the company's weight loss program under the deal oprah will have an option to require an additional 5 percent stake. that news sent the company
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stock soaring today and elsewhere stocks had a pretty good day as we take a look at the closing numbers. dow up 15 points to close at 17,230, nasdaq up about 19 points. the s & p also up by a fraction of a point on the day. police have raided volkswagen's french headquarters looking for any new information about the company's emissions tests. the raid is part of an ongoing investigation into vw. the company admitted it rigged its diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions testing. european investigators are trying to figure out who knew about the scheme and when top executives found out. the company's ceo stepped down last month. >> it's time now for accuweather. and i had my heavy coat out over the weekend. >> smart move. wish i d adam joseph standing by with more on, what, the warmup that you say is coming. >> you won't need a light jacket by the middle of the week in the afternoon. big switch coming here over the next 24 to 36 hours. right now we're looking live
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at our city avenue garden which got a makeover. you see the corn stalks. mums doing perfectly this time of year and do not mind the frost or the freeze one bit. right now it's 54 degrees. it's pretty chilly in philadelphia. the dewpoint 27 so very low, very dry air. winds out of the west-southwest at 11 miles per hour. as we look at the numbers across the rest of the region we're in the low 50's to the north and west dover 54 degrees. cape may it is just 49 degrees at the at the present time. winds, they're a little on the breezy side out of the southwesterly direction. 10 miles an hour in wilmington, the same for reading. philadelphia 12 miles an hour and millville at nine, so adding a little bit to that chill in the air but the winds will start to relax as we go through the overnight hours. as we look at satellite and radar there's a front off to the north that's going to remain up there so you can see the clear sky continues and we're going to see a clear sky as we go through the next couple of days as we look at temperatures to the north.
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it is only 48 in boston, 46 in burlington, parts of northern vermont started in the teens this morning and right now caribou, maine, coming in at just 39 degrees. as we look at those numbers overnight tonight, 35 allentown, 36 in reading, 44 philadelphia. 44 on the boardwalk so we'll have a starlit sky and temperatures won't be crashing to the 20's tomorrow morning, so a little bit on the warmer side compared to today. as we look at the day planner for tomorrow we'll have some high clouds around but still a decent amount of sun. quickly jumping to 59 degrees at 11 o'clock in the morning and then we're going above average into the upper 60's between 2:00 and 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and then forget the 60's. take a look at wednesday afternoon. 73 in philadelphia, 72 in allentown, 70 in millville so those numbers bouncing above normal as we get into wednesday and again on thursday. your four day at 4:00 forecast, much warmer tomorrow. again, a few clouds but decent amount of sunshine at
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68 degrees. and the overnight low going now back into the 50's and then wednesday sunny and gorgeous, 74 degrees for that high temperature and as we get into thursday, it is warm with some sun. there will be a little more in the way of cloud cover around with temperatures at 75 as the next cold front passes through. doesn't look like much rain with that front, so behind it, it's sunny on friday but cool once again as we drop back to 61 degrees for high temperatures. so, we're going on either side of normal here, you know, from the weekend to today, to the rest of the week and then by the end of the week so kind of flip-flopping of where the normal wants to be this week but that's typical for this time of year. >> get ready. >> we can handle that. >> yeah. >> thank you. >> still ahead, an update on the toddler found wandering through love park. how you, our viewers, came together to help a family when they needed it most. >> plus we've got the latest on a massive fire at a local country club. what we're learning about the investigation into how this started.
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>> ♪ >> a fund created for a homeless family whose toddler was found wandering this weekend in love park has reached its goal of $12,000. a septa officer found the two-year-old safe after he walked away without his parents' knowledge as they slept in a cardboard box. "action news" aired their story which caught the attention of brian jenkins and his homeless organization chosen 300. since then, his fundraiser pulled in enough money to cover housing for one year. meanwhile the children are in the custody of welfare officials today. the parents have a family court hearing set for tomorrow. >> thank our viewers for pitching in. new jersey senate president steve sweeney will
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introduce a measure aimed at sparking the state's economy. sweeney and his democratic colleagues announced the plans in trenton today. the legislation will cover transportation improvements early childhood education and college of affordability. the bill could inclues tax hikes to cover the costs but the state will also study ways to reallocate existing revenue. >> police in tredyffrin township looking for the man who robbed a cvs over the weekend. it happened yesterday at the store on lancaster avenue at paoli. police gave us a picture of the man they say walked up to the counter to buy something. when the clerk opened the register police say the man pulled out a tire iron and demanded the cash. he took the money, then ran out of the store, got into a car and sped away. police are asking anyone with any information to please call them. >> someone who bought a lottery ticket in philadelphia is a million dollars richer today. doesn't include brian or myself. the sunoco on the 3200 block of west cheltenham avenue sold the winning ticket for
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saturday's drawing. it matched all five white balls but not the powerball. the person who bought that ticket has not come forward yet. the sunoco will get a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. no one hit the jackpot meaning the total now rolls to $90 million. >> students at rosa international middle school in cherry hill took part in an attempt to earn a spot in the guinness world book of records. the read across the globe initiative aims to break the record for the most children read to by an adult in a 24-hour period. well, the number to beat is 238,620. volunteers were asked to read to each classroom for 30 minutes at a time. still ahead, amazon cracks down on fake customers. why they're going after people who create phony reviews. >> "action news" is back at the scene of a devastating fire at a montgomery county country club. what investigators are saying about the cause today.
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>> plus, turning sadness into selflessness. how a bride whose fiancé left her days before their ceremony made sure her wedding did not go to waste. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with a brand new guideline for expecting mothers. what doctors are saying about alcohol in pregnancy. >> plus, he took the crown, then stormed the field. [cheers and applause] >> coming up we'll hear from the parents of this new homecoming king who stole the spotlight whe when with his victory lap. turns out he was not the only special student on a bucks county court. beautiful story straight ahead. >> plus he treated a house of worship like his own personal electronics store. what philadelphia police say this church criminal got away with after kicking in the sanctuary's door. >> but we begin at 4:30 with the search for answers following a devastating fire at a country flub montgomery county. this is how it looked from the action cam yesterday as flames gutted that golf haven and
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this is how it looked from chopper 6hd just a short time ago. the century old clubhouse reduced to blackened timber and ashes. "action news"'s sarah bloomquist talked to fire investigators. >> the ruins of the clubhouse were smoldering this afternoon. there's an excavator at work. multiple fire marshals state police and the atf are all involved in the investigation into the cause in part because of the large value of the property lost here. so far they've made no determination as for the caus cause. meantime they're making to make sure this parties planned for here go on as they look to rebuild. montgomery county country which number ruins. the historic club built in 1912 nothing more than charred rubble with a few walls standing. fire investigators are having a difficult time getting close to try to figure out the
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cause. >> right now we're trying to make the building safe so that we can get in and get into the area of the origin of the fire. >> reporter: the first employees to arrive to open the golf shop found the building filled with smoke, then it went up in flames. investigators believe the blaze started just off the bar in a stairway. >> still shaken. it's just been a -- the last 48 hours have just been a nightmare. >> reporter: the clubhouse had recently undergone some renovations. more were planned. >> local country clubs ooh reaching out to us, you know, willing to help us move our parties elsewhere. >> reporter: current and former members came by today to see the rubble and reminisce. >> spent many hours here at parties, dancing, you know, enjoying the pool, all that. it's just very -- it's harder breaking. it's sad to look at it but, you know, it's a building, you know. it's brick and mortar and that
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can be replaced. >> reporter: as a show of resilience play will resume on the golf course this weekend. >> just to show our members that we're still here, we're strong, we're going to come back better than ever. >> reporter: many of the members were worried about the condition of their golf clubs which were inside the clubhouse. general manager assures me firefighters did go in and got the golf clubs out and they've put them in a secure location. again investigators are continuing with interviews as they look to determine the cause of this blaze. live in glenside, i'm sarah bloomquist, channel6 "action news." brian. >> sarah thanks very much. villanova is adding another level of campus security. school will create its own police department with some officers undergoing the same training as public law enforcement. the new police officers will carry firearms and other defensive equipment. villanova said the change is part of an ongoing effort to improve student safety. school officials made the decision after two years of research and input from community members.
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>> philadelphia police are looking for a suspect who posed as a shopper to rob a 7-eleven earlier this month. surveillance cameras show the suspect walking through the store on the 2900 block of south 70th street back on october 7th. after looking around for a few minutes the man makes his way to the counter and he immediately pulls out a semi automatic pistol from his pocket and points it at the clerk's throat. you can see the other shoppers taking off after the worker eventually handed over some cigarettes and $300 in cash. fortunately no one was injured. >> detectives also released new video of a burglary inside the healing waters church in kingsessing this summer. amounts are captured the suspect kicking the door in back on august 19th. over the next few minutes the burglar stole two flat screen televisions, stereo system and microphone. if you recognize this suspect, call detectives. >> trust me you're going love
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this. it was a moment that drew many to tears and had hundreds literally jumping to their feet this past weekend. central bucks south high crowned its homecoming king and queen this past friday and the reaction is sweeping across the internet for all the right reasons. walter perez live at cb south today. walter you spoke with the newly crowned royalty and their families today. >> reporter: you know, brian, i got to tell you it's one of those high school memories you take with you for the rest of your life but this special moment wasn't just for the homecoming king and queen it was a truly shining moment for the entire cb south community. >> you don't spend too much time with lilly and mick maggie before you realize they're kind of a big deal at central bucks south high school. >> where is lilly. >> she's right here. >> reporter: no one was terribly surprised when they were selected homecoming can't and queen this past friday, no one that is except for mick.
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[cheers and applause] >> it was pure joy and it was pure nick. it was exactly how he always is. >> reporter: as you can see the 18-year-old senior quickly ran to his classmates after the announcement and led them in his favorite cheer. i believe that we will. >> i believe that we will win, i believe that we will win. >> it was so exciting. it was amazing just to see his joy and the kids respond and, yeah, it was surreal. >> reporter: school officials say their goal has always been to encourage the student body at cb south to embrace lilly and nick not as classmates with down syndrome but rather simply as classmates. >> to see that culmination of the hard work and effort on their parts and involvement from our student body and appreciation that everyone has for one another is really special. >> i cannot say enough good things about the kids from cb south. they have always been welcoming and wonderful and just -- it's the greatest community. >> reporter: so today the reigning central bucks south homecoming king and queen took the time to say thank you to
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everyone who made them feel like everyone else over the past few years and then making them feel truly special this past friday night. >> i am delighted to be homecoming queen. it feels so awesome. >> reporter: by the way, lilly and mick won't by a landslide vote. both their families say there is some uncertainty in the years to come for both of them but they say the support they've received from cb south has given them the confidence they need to face whatever comes their way. reporting live from warrington, walter perez, channel6 "action news." back to you guys. >> is that the best or what? walter, thank you so much. congrats to lilly and mick. >> if you want to see that video again which i'm sure you will, it will be on our web site after 6 o'clock, 6abc.com. >> you got it. i'm sure many will be watching that. i watched it. >> running over to the stands and getting the cheering going, it was great. >> homecoming weekend for a lot of people.
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really felt like fall out there. >> antake a look at the numbers in philadelphia. we started at 35 degrees. quite the fall chill and this is actually the coldest october start since near halloween of 2011. typically we don't see temperatures this low in philadelphia until at least the end of this month or the beginning of november but back in 2011 on the 29th of october it was 33 in philadelphia so we can go back to that date to have it start this cold this early in the season. the benjamin frank you can see a lot of blue upstairs. that sunshine trying its best to warm us up but we have an inversion in the atmosphere. cold air is trapped. the first few thousand feet of the atmosphere so we really couldn't mix the air to warm it up today so it made it only to 54 so far this afternoon with that west-southwesterly wind at 11 miles an hour. so if you're heading to the game at linc, many folks are heading there now to tailgate bundle up. 46 degrees for kickoff and 45
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by the fourth quarter. but we'll talk about quite the turn around here in the temperature department coming up in that seven-day forecast guys. >> thanks. >> thank you. pendulum swings back to warmer weather be sure to stay with 6abc.com n-weather for hour by hour forecast and the power of storm tracker6 live double scan. >> the food and drug administration gives the green light to a new product that doctors can use for cosmetic procedures. it's proven to be quite a a success. monica malpass live with the details. >> that's right. two weeks ago the fda did approve the use of juvederm xc. it's getting a lot of attention because it is the first fill in shown to last for a full year in your lips. one local doctor was involved in the clinical test of the new product and coming up tonight in health check he'll tell us exactly how this works and more importantly why it is different from the other fillers. so we'll have that story and
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more coming your way on "action news" at 5:00. sharrie, we'll see you then. >> monica, thank you. philadelphia police still have not said if a man will face charges for bringing a boa constrictor on a septa bus. corinne reilly said the snake slithered out of his jacket last night on his way to a pet store. the driver stopped and made everyone get off while an officer removed the snake. reilly was allowed to take the snake home. he apologized to the other passengers. if charged reilly could face counts of reckless endangerment and interfering with the operation of mass transit. >> i think i saw him kiss the snake in that video. >> people love their pets. >> i guess so. >> still ahead here today the world's largest online retailer wants to put an end to phony product reviews one lawsuit at a time. >> plus a panel of top doctors is taking a stand against expectant mothersie mothers doiy
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drinking. why they say the guidelines extend to women trying to conceive as well. >> and a bride left single just days before her wedding finds comfort in charity. what her family did with the venue, the viewed and even the flowers. >> and meteorologist adam joseph returns with a full forecast from accuweather, one we hope you'll like when "action news" at 4:00 continues next.
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>> ♪ >> in health check at 4:00 the nation's pediatricians are taking a strong stand against drinking during pregnancy. the academy of pediatrics says any alcohol can be dangerous to a fetus and since more than a third of pregnancies are unplanned women trying to conceive should stay away from drinking entirely. alcohol can cause serious developmental delays because a growing fetus cannot
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metabolize it. >> the bride who turned the heartbreaking moment into an opportunity to help. last week 27-year-old quinn duane's feians called off the wedding days before the ceremony. the duanes immediately launched into action mode. quinn's mom carry decided the $35,000 venue and food they'd already paid for would not go to waste so she sent the nonrefundable flowers to a local nursing home then reached out to homeless she willy shelters in the sacramento area inviting 90 men women and children to enjoy the lavish feast though the bride could not bare to be at that dinner saturday the duanes say knowing how much the night meant to those who have so little helped quinn and their family heal. >> i feel a lot of heartache and heartbreak for her. but i -- i will take away something really good from this. i will. >> another part of the healing
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process, quinn says she still planning on taking her mon knee moon trip to belize. she'll just have her mom by her side instead of the man she said she was not meant to be with. so turning something really bad into something really positive. >> yes, finding that silver lining for sure. all right, brian. time to get another check of what's happening on our roads on this monday. let's check in with matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hi, matt. >> sharrie we would love to give you the green light as you head towards the eagles game tonight. unfortunately we're seeing less green and a little more red on some of these roadways like here on the schuylkill expressway. not surprisingly eastbound plenty of traffic here by the vine street expressway headed towards south philadelphia for that eagles game tonight. 29 minutes is about exactly double what it should take you to get from the blue route to this point at the vine. at this point all lanes are opened on 76 but they are crowded with people headed toward the big game. 95 in delco northbound side also starting to back up from just north of the delaware state line on up towards the blue route, 12 minute travel
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time isn't terrible but the traffic is getting busier here on 95 in delco. same is true on 95 southbound through the great northeast. looking at the shot last time around didn't look so bad. now it's starting to back down from cottman in towards center city. septa is running 14 sports express trains along the broad street line to take that down to the at&t station. that is a good way to go to get to the game tonight. couple accidents on the main line. one along lancaster avenue at ardmore, another in wynnewood along haverford road at beechwood drive. a crash in east fallowfield along 82 northbound. use youngs bird road instead of route 82. construction ran late along 100 southbound so that's cleared. thing looking better there. we have that water main break in maple shade along 73 at stiles avenue. lane blocked in both directions. that is definitely not where you want to be this afternoon. we'll check it again, brian and sharrie, coming up in the 5 o'clock hour.
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>> okay, matt, thank you. >> stepping outside now, let's give you a look from sky6 hd looking live over atlantic city. not a bad picture, brian. >> it looks great but we know it's cold out there. meteorologist adam joseph back with the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast coming up next. people of the coffee-drinking world,
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>> gloat meteorologist adam joseph along with us now. we've been jokingly complaining about the cold weather but it really is nice because you can turn on the fireplace. >> no, this time of year is fantastic. you got the fireplace, the fall leaves, the smell, the look. fall is my favorite time of year. >> i will to turn my heater on, though. >> it's about time. >> i don't want to. >> you can shut it off by the middle o of the week. as we take a look at the action cam out on this very crisp fall feeling day, people bundled up and the shadows much longer this time of year
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and it's harder to kind of recover from these very chilly mornings. as we look at double scan live radar around the region, all is quiet at this point. we have a lot of sunshine but that sunshine doing very little to warm us this afternoon. 52 allentown, just 52 in trenton, 54 in philadelphia. 53 wilmington and in cape may county right now the coolest spot, the same for the poconos with temperatures only in the upper 40's. high pressure is to the south so we do have a west-southwesterly wind. typically that is a many whatter wind but the cold air right now is trapped at the lower levels of the atmosphere. it's called an inversion which means we really can't mix warmer air in to the equation so to speak but that will break down as we get into the day tomorrow. a front off to the north remains there as we get into your tuesday and wednesday. next 12 hours though we'll have a starlit sky tonight. not as cold. still going to be chilly. 35 in the suburbs, 44 for center city but the 30's and 40's will replace the 20's and
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30's that we saw this morning. so, the last three days the jet stream has buckled way down to the south, dipped down there and it's allowed that cold air, cold for this time of year, in the 50's, to push all the way down into the virginias. but that jet stream will be buckling back to the north for the next three days so that jet stream into canada and places in canada that were in the 20's and 30's for highs will be going well above normal as well as most of the eastern half of the country with highs in the 60's and 70's returning. take a look at future tracker. upper 60's tomorrow so back above normal for most of us with a decent amount of sunshine. and then as we get into wednesday afternoon, temperatures responding into the middle 70's, even at the shore temperatures between 70 and 75. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, big turn around here. much warmer tomorrow at 68. sunny, gorgeous on wednesday. 74 degrees and then 75 ahead of a cold front on thursday.
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thursday we'll have a decent amount of cloud cover with some sunshine with that front but not much moisture with it so don't expect much in the way of rain. then behind that friday, saturday temperatures back into the lower 60's, sun and clouds and then we'll start to modify that temperature a little bit on sunday. still dry, 67 and then limited sun, maybe a shower come monday of 62 degrees. so, our dry stretch continues and those temperatures all over the place here for the next seven days. >> all right, adam, thank you. >> amazon cracks down on fake customers by suing those who create phony reviews. we'll tell you why in what's the deal. >> ♪
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>> all right, what's the deal today? according to a new survey as many. as one out of every three online reviews might be fake. now the world's large of the
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internet retailer amazon is cracking down filing a lawsuit against phony customers. abc's rebecca jarvis has more on why this has become such a serious problem. >> reporter: those online reviews. we rely on them to tell us where to stay, what books to read, which clothes to buy. but are real people really writing them? this morning amazon suing more than a thousand allegedly fake reviewers offering their services on the online marketplace pfeiffer.com for posting ads like this one promising an awesome five starry view for just five bucks. satisfaction guaranteed. >> if people start noticing that there's a lot of very fake seeming reviews on the web site they're just not going to trust amazon and amazon is going to lose that value add. >> reporter: look how easy they are to find i go on fiber type in amazon reviews. and just like that, dozens of people offering to write a review for five bucks.
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in the complaint filed last week, amazon calls the fake reviewers' actions unfair and deceptive adding they knew that amazon policies prohibited both paid reviews and fictional reviews and tarnished amazon's brand. fiber tells abc news we actively remove services that violate our terms of use and respond promptly to any reports of inappropriate content. >> i will write a positive review. >> reporter: i spoke to 17-year-old casey sailor two years ago who said she wrote hundreds of glowing reviews for four bucks a pop. >> next day they were working on my bathroom. >> reporter: she is not advertising on fivver and not part of the lawsuit. >> i feel like these people are going to pay somebody to write a review any way so it might as well be me. >> reporter: have you ever renovated a bathroom. >> no. i'm 17. >> reporter: amazon's efforts with this lawsuit will result in fewer fake reviews. it's clear they're getting serious about stopping the problem. >> reporter:. >> that was abc's rebecca
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jarvis. if you want to know if a post is fake experts say copy a phrase and paste it into google search. phony customers often use a slightly tweaked version of the very same review. other red flags if a user mentions a discount code or provides a purchase link. >> and finally at 4:00 we may have found the video that can convince brian that his family needs a dog. take a look . >> [laughter] >> see? you can get rid of everything else you have at your house. all you need is a toy dog or real one as you can see. the twin babies cracked up for a full minute watching their pet pomeranian jump on its hind legs. you can check out their infectious giggles again or use it to pick out your future puppy, brian. we're all suggesting that by heading of course to our web site 6abc.com.
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i think your twins would love that. >> my little twins love dogs. i'm not ready yet. they're just a little too small. >> we tried jessica. >> i'm not ruling it out. for sharrie williams alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. hope you'll join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers on phl17 tonight after the eagles game. >> "action news" at 5:00 is up next.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> in just a few hours the eagles and giants go head to head here at lincoln financial field. this is a live look right now in south philadelphia. the nfc rivals battling for first place and of course the fans are pumped. monday night rick is off, brian taff joins us this evening and the big story on "action news" is a highly anticipated matchup between our eagles and the giants. >> yeah, as you know it's early in the season but tonight many calling another must-win for the birds and so we've got team coverage. chad pradelli live with fans at the linc today. let's check in first with meteorologist cecily tynan. it's going to be chilly when the teams kick off in south philadelphia tonight. >> it certainly will be brian.
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if you're heading to the game dress in layers because it's already cold and it's going to be getting colder. taking a look at temperatures across the region, third day in a row of unseasonably cool temperatures much the average high for this time of the year is 66. we're nowhere near that. philadelphia 54, allentown and trenton 52, millville 52, wilmington also 52. popular number. sea isle city down to 49 degrees. so, heading to the eagles game temperatures will be in the 40's. dropping off quickly, kickoff 46 degrees. fortunately not dropping off much more than that by the fourth quarter, 45 degrees, clear skies so definitely bundle up tonight. and temperatures will not be quite as cold tonight as they were this morning. this morning the coldest day so far this fall, definitely some frost on the pumpkins. philadelphia 35 degrees. trenton dropping down to a record low of 27 breaking the old record of 30. millville 27. pottstown 25. and wilmington all the way down to 30 degrees and the

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