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sought, following this wild home invasion that police believe was a random attack. it happened on f street in kensington, a 46-year-old woman and her boyfriend were with sleeping in their bedroom when two men wearing masks made their way into the home, the female was purged in the face and stabbed in the hand and her boyfriend lying beside her was hit with a hammer in the head. and a woman downstairs listening to music was also assaulted. they demanded money and jewelry and tied up the man and told them to stay put. and took the 46-year-old woman and drove her to a bank. >> they drove her to the bank on allegheny avenue and made her withdraw money from the bank. >> they learned she only had $100 in the bank, they took her
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back to the house and said they would take her car and when they got there the police were there. >> one escaped on foot and the other went into the vehicle to try to make the escape. he was arrested inside of car. police identify the suspect as 28-year-old edwin valez of frankford and the victims are treated and released from temple hospital. we are live here in hunting park, dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a blaze that damaged a newcastle motel this morning started by accident, the delaware state fire marshal's office says the fire at the budget motor lodge was caused by discarded smoking material, the damage is at least $7500.
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yang ming was closed since last august because of what the health department found in the kitchen but they hope that tomorrow will mark the beginning of a new phase for the restaurant when it reopens to the public. walter perez is live now in bryn mawr. >> after inspectors found roaches and a sewage leak inside of yang ming in bryn mawr they shut the whole thing down but the popular eatery is clean and ready to go, but the question is will the customers return. two months and $500,000 later, yang ming restaurant in bryn mawr is set to reopen tomorrow, restaurant officials took us on a tour showing us the extensive renovations including new floors and electrical work and new sewage system and no roaches. they say they invested in a really good extermination
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company. >> they came out once a week and once a month, will continue once a week. until we are 150% sure there is not a problem. >> the problem is a roach infestation and sewage leak that caused the health department to shut down the restaurant this past august, yang ming was a popular eatery for two decades and was ranked among the best chinese restaurants in the country and they will begin to rebuild their tarnished reputation. >> any kufrt mer can come in and see the kitchen any time and they are welcome to do that and we make sure everything is 100% safe and clean. >> we asked past yang ming customers if they would go back. >> i don't think so. >> others say they are going. >> i recommend it very highly, not only the restaurant, the atmosphere, nice people. >> it's a popular restaurant,
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people are always there, if the bug problem was there for a long time it would be noticed early on, and they caught it quickly hopefully. >> so once again after two months yang ming reopens to the public tomorrow. reporting live in bryn mawr, walter perez, channel 6 "action news." the homeless couple whose toddler was found wandering in center city philadelphia, was in court today. they will have to wait at least another week to letter if they will get custody of their three children. a septa office found their 2-year-old son after he walked away without his parent's knowledge this week. they helped to raise $12,000 to raise money for the family. but the court wants more time to make sure the kids are provided with a safe environment. the hearing is scheduled for
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next friday. not the public but the political world is certainly waiting to hear from vice president joe biden, specifically if he plans to run for president, word is his decision could come at any time. john rawlins live in wilmington, it is the biden watch. >> reporter: hi jim, well for politicos, this is a huge question mark, those people take a look at the tea leaves of politics probably think they will hear something from biden in september and surely before last week's debate, now the possible due date tomorrow unless of course it's not. biden was in public today in washington but once again did not tip his hand and some watchers believe he sounds like a man that will run for the white house and took issue by hillary clinton's remark that she counts republicans as her enemies. >> i respect the members up
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there and i have republican friends, my chief enemy is not the republican party, this is the matter of making things work. >> the latest abc poll shows clinton running stronger than in september, up 12 points while the undeclared biden is up 5 points, there is speculation on what biden intends to do and will he say something. >> i have no insight and anybody that pretended they do doesn't. i think he is personalable and family oriented and has our country and best interests. >> as for a clinton and biden battle. >> he is a delawarean and there is a trust factor. >> but some think that it could bruise the democrats, and he should sit it out.
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>> do you think he should run. no. well, i think that he has done what he can do and you know, it brings the democratic party together and not splintered. and when will he say something? he has a good idea but the rest of us have to wait. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. an economic second life could be coming to the marcus refinery site the city council was presented with a study showing how best to develop the site. based on the recommendations the council will try to market the area to businesses that process different kinded of gas, the first phase began in 2012 after sunoco announced it was closing its refinery, it's national
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school bus safety week and the east goshen police department is taking part by launching operation safe stop tomorrow. they want to remind drivers that it is illegal to pass a school bus with the red lights flashing and the stop arm extended. drivers must stop at least 10 feet from the bus, it includes a $250 fine and a 60 day license suspension and 5 points on your license. coming up on "action news" tonight, new recommendations on when and how frequently women should get a mammogram and students add their concerns about philadelphia with the candidates for mayor. what a dichb a day makes, temperatured running 14 to 20 degrees warmer than yesterday and the warm-up continues for the next two days. i'll have the details in the accuweather forecast. and ducis rogers with the eagles reaction to their giant win last night.
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the american cancer society released new guidelines for women to get mammogramed, in brief, the society says that women should get them laterer and get fewer of them. sara bloomquist has studied this thoroughly and has the storery. >> the a.c.s. says that women should start at age 45 not 40, and then 55 once every two years. the acs says that doctors should
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talk to them about false positives and extra test that could result. >> women ages 40 to 45 will benefit. >> the guidelines only apply to women of average risk of breast cancer, but dr. emily koenen the head of best cancer at the hospital says the problem with that women cannot know their actual risk. >> most women don't have a known risk factor, we have not come up with that information, what really are all the things that cause breast can. >> the a.c.s. recommend that doctors no longer gift breast examines. >> we think that is wrong, women come in every day because they feel a lump and sometimes it is cancer. >> the time the physical exam is performed will be better spent
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counseling women on their options. >> this guideline is not a one size fits all, a woman is able to express her believes to her health care professional and can make an informed decision. >> the more frequent screening is making this more confusing but the good news is that image technology is improving and that could improve detention and allow for a more personalized approach. well, the election to choose philadelphia's new mayor is next month and today the candidates fielded concerns from their younger constituents, former governor, ed rendell hosted a forum for students at school district headquarters, fourth and fifth graders are not old enough to vote but they have concerns about their city and future and today they had a chance to share ideas with jim
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kenny and republican, melissa maury bailey. >> i wish they would take the abandoned homes and use them for the homeless. >> the city needs more police officers on the streets to stop crime and need to find the way to stop the selling of illegal guns and drugs. >> i wish our schools had more teachers helpers like teacher volunteers, my teacher has so much to do she needs extra help. >> 150 students attended this forum, it was streamed live to classes across the city. meanwhile we are hosting a mayoral debate this weekend and we want to hear your questions for the candidates, email them to or use #6abcaction on social media and then watch the debate this sunday morning at 11:00.
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there are no polls it's how many wins you can rack up. that said chip kelly knows tis oh fence has to play better than they did last night against the giants. reilly cooper had the first first quarter td all season. this is sam badford three more interceptions last night. chip kelly was asked why his quarterback is so inconsistent. >> there is not one thing, i think it's the rush break down and now move the feet and move, and we had inconsistencies and wrong routes ran and we had a couple of communication issues. >> some fall on me and some were
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lacking attention to detail and things that need to be cleaned up. the first half we had too many mistakes. >> he is second in the league with nine interceptions. >> credit the defense, it made eli manning up comfortable all evening long, nolan cam pel's return for a touch down gave the eagles the lead for good. >> 16 take aways for the season three tonight, what does that say for your defense. >> we do what we can to make our team win, we had three tonight, and if we continue to keep this pace it will be hard to beat our defense but to beat this team. >> that correlates to winning games, the more we can, the more we are in the plus. >> just make sure your quarterback doesn't turn it over as well. the owls visit east carolina
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on thursday, the owls continue to put in the work, they are ranked in the top 25 for the first time in 36 years, and notre dame comes calling and the owls vow not to look ahead. >> this is the biggest game but you have to take it one game at a time. that is the mentality we have been we tell the other guys, this is the game here don't worry about anything else but this game. the flyers are back in action and so is steve mason, he gets the start against the dallas stars. they last played five days ago. and after the stars they have one loss in five games this season, a chance for the flyers to see how they measure up. >> a goodnsive team obviously. they score a lot of goals, we
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have to play smart like we did against chicago. >> we have to play tight defense, they score a lot of goals and we need to focus on ourselves. >> and the eagles need to clean things up before they visit carolina sunday night. chelsea clinton is trying to inspire children, she did today. he visited the trust for middle schoolers on the university of pennsylvania, clinton is promoting her new book, it's your world get inspired and get going. it's about youth empowerment. it focused on professional networking and health. vince mazzeo- fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the
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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. for district attorney in montgomery county... kevin steele, first assistant d.a. with a 98% conviction rate and tough sentences for sexual predators. or bruce castor, a former d.a. who refused to
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prosecute bill cosby. castor said, "we don't charge people for making a mistake or doing something foolish." many more victims came forward, and castor admitted he could have used their testimony against cosby but castor didn't even try. bruce castor was not looking out for the victims.
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if you like this weather you have another couple of days and then. >> two more. it won't get as cold as last weekend though, the stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we have rain free conditions out there yet again and practically cloud free as well. lets go live on sky 6 hd taking a look, a great shot from the airport camera looking west, can you see some clouds on the horizon and the sunset at 6:15 and daylight saving time, we fall back a week from sunday november 1st and the sun will set at 4:58, that is kind of depressing. lets talk about the nice weather though, what a change with our temperatures, and the next two days will be even warmer than today. yesterday' high only 55 degrees and today we bumped it up to 71
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degrees, 6 degrees above normal. future tracker shows as we head through the day, up to 71 degrees, low 70s by 4:00, we should be up by 4:00, and thursday could be a touch warmer, the reason why we have the winds from the southwest, even now it's mild, 67 in philadelphia, and allentown 66 and the same in trenton and millville 65 and sea isle city 63 and wilmington 66 trgs, satellite 6 along with action radar showing just a few fair weather clouds today, and the thicker cloud cover and rain trapped up to the north with a stationary front and that front cannot get down to the south, that means the dry trend continues, if you think back to august 1st, the past 81 days we have only had seven rainy days, however some of those days we got heavy rain, rainfall during that time period.
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9.95 inches that is slightly above average, but we are not in a drought, but a heavy rain, a lot of that runs off, the soil is pretty dry but the next seven days are on the dry side, tonight stars and seasonable and temperatures slightly above normal, normal low 47 degrees and philadelphia 50 not really that cold at all tonightp allentown 43 and millville 43 and a little warmer when you get closer to the ocean, cape may 51 and wilmington 45 degrees. tomorrow a good amount of sunshine again with the double barrel high pressure, we continue to get the winds from the south-southwest. temperatures run 10 degrees above average, feeling like summer with a high of 75 degrees, as we head into thursday, we'll probably eke out one more degree up to 71 degrees with late high clouds ahead of this front, that front comes
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through dry and from behind it high pressure builds in but we are not talking about temperatures going into the 50s like last weekend and near 60 and the warm-up into the mid to upper 60s by sunday, the exclusive accuweather forecast, beautiful weather tomorrow and sunny and warm and 75 degrees, thursday we bump it up to 76 and high, thin clouds and behind the front high pressure builds in again and sunny and cooler and a high of 62 degrees and we start the weekend on the cool side, saturday 62 and sunday milder, 67 degrees and some clouds with the possibility of a late day shower with the next cold front behind that front back to 62 degrees on monday and then this is when temperatures cool off by tuesday mostly cloudy and a chance of showers and 58 degrees, the next few days though temperatures in the mid-70s enjoy it.
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>> nothing to complain about there. >> finally children in the kensington section of philadelphia will have a new place to play, dozens of children helped councilwoman sanchez cut the ribbon at the playground, it underwent a $200,000 renovation, including playground equipment and a basketball court and beautiful landscaping. good for them. abc world news with david muir is next on channel 6, and "action news" continues on phl 17 at 10:00. and then please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us at 11:00.
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tonight, the new controversy over the takedown of bin laden. did joe biden change his story? once saying he told the president not to pull the trigger on the operation. now he says, he quietly told the president to go for it. the confusion when it comes to mammograms. start mammograms later in life and no longer recommending doctors and nurses feel for lumps. dr. jen ashton is here. the diver whose car was broke done, called for help. and shot by police. bernie


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