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♪ "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with jim gardner. >> while i will not be a candidate, i will not be silent. >> and thus ended months of
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speculation about vice-president joe biden and his political intentions. biden has run for president twice before, but there will be no third time. there will be no charm. it is wednesday night and the big story on "action news" tonight is a no-go by vice-president biden. he came to the rose garden with his boss and his wife today to say that the window had closed on his chance to mount a viable campaign. he explained that mourning the death of his son, his son bo didn't necessarily sync up with the political calendar and he said "unfortunately i believe we're out of time." but biden then spoke at considerable length about his vision for future. for carrying on the obama legacy and the need to change the culture in washington. >> how can we move forward without being able to arrive to a consensus.
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four more years of this battle may be more than this country can take. we have to change it. >> and hillary clinton praised biden for his unyielding faith in the american promise. and mayor nutter, a supporter of hillary clinton, had this reaction to the biden announcement. >> that's a very personal decision on his part and, you know, i think depending on where you are or what your thoughts are, you know, some folks if your' in the political world, some may be relieved and some sad. i think it was a very, very tough decision. >> biden has long been a beloved figure in delaware and we got reaction from some of his fellow supporters. >> there is a lot going on with his family and that's number one with him and why he is a cool guy. taking care of his family and i respect that. >> and biden came to a final decision last night, in effect tapping a political career
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beginning with his election to the u.s. senate at the age of 29. his decision is a boone for the democratic front-runner hillary clinton going from a potential three-way race to a one-on-one with sanders. and our coverage of biden's decision continues on where you watch his full announcement from the white house and we're always posting the latest news on the presidential race. other news, four people are recovering from a crash in the wissinoming section of philadelphia. two people in the car and two pedestrians. the accident happened at 7:00 on the 5900 block of torresdale avenue. the police say the vehicle hit a poll -- pole and overturned. and a police with a murder
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mystery tonight in tacony section. a man was shot to death on walker street. at this point the police say they have no motive, nor suspects. the investigation continues into the death of 3-year-old brendan creato in haddon township. he was found dead in the woods a week ago today, three hours after his father reported him missing. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick, is live at the camden country prosecutor's office tonight. annie, what is the latest on the effort to unravel this mystery? >> jim, late this afternoon the prosecutor's office released new information saying there were no signs of forced entry or steexu assault. more than a week since the boy was discovered, his viewing tomorrow. at this point no arrests. tonight the memorial at cooper river park for 3-year-old brendan creato has grown since the discovery of his body in the woods near there october 13. today the defense attorney spoke
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on behalf of his client, brendan's father, d.j. creato. >> he is crest-fallen, very upset. and i think those words don't do justice to the feelings he has. >> and they say that creato is not a suspect saying that he fully cooperated. the detectives interviewed him the day his son was found. >> he wants to be as helpful as coand answered all the questions. >> calling 911 at 6:00 a.m. that tuesday telling the operator that he thought his son wandered off from his handon township overnight. the police dog found the toddler three hours later a half mile from his father's home. he shared custody with brendan's mother. results from last week's autopsy are still pending. the toxicology results could take up to a month. the prosecutor's office had a message to residents releasing information that there were no signs of forced entry or sexual assault. that did little to ease concerns for some parents who live there. >> maybe a little bit, but there
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are still no answers. the whole town wants answers. >> and d.j. creato's defense attorney tells us it is the camden county prosecutor's office tells him that his client is not a suspect. and they say it is an ongoing investigation and ask anyone with information though come forward. and the police say they nabbed one of the suspects seen on surveillance video involved in last week's armed robbery of temple university students. robert sherrill earned arrest tonight. the police say his alleged acost police, 19 anthony graves is still at large. there is a new wrinkle in the national conversation about guns. more and more women are taking up arms. "action news" reporter chad pradelli went to chadds ford tonight where women were taking aim. [gunfire] >> the faster-growing segment of the firearm industry -- women. >> it's no joke.
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i mean you have to be ready because someone is going to grab that gun from you if you are not prepared. >> these ladies are part of a girl and a gun, a national women's shooting organization. >> our submission to educate women and teach women firearm safety. >> who has never touched a gun >> in reve learned she would be arming herself a half-hour before the class. her husband signed her up. >> what was your thought when your husband said you are going to the gun rang and going to learn will guns? >> oh, cool. i thought it was cool. >> and the growing popularity of gun for women. they suggest one in five gun sales is to a woman. safety is largely the reason women are taking up arms, recreation is another. >> you want it up here, not down here. >> and running the local chapter of a girl and a gun, she says the education needs to continue. there are risk but guns are not just for the guys.
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>> that was fun. that was a lot of fun. it was intimidating but i felt good by the fifth shot. >> i don't think i could ever though shoot toward a person. i don't think i could. >> in chadds ford, chad pradelli for channel 6 "action news." and princeton university in the midst of a viral outbreak that typically doesn't strike college students. 19 students have been treated for hand, foot and mouth disease. and the school health center since the middle of last month. it is most commonly associated with young children. one or two days after a fever develops, small painful red spots begin to appear in the mouth and often blister. and that is followed by a skin rash with red spots on the palms of hands and souls of feet. the good news it is often treated with over-the-counter medication and resolves in a week.
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and it is smaller and less severe than the meningitis outbreak at princeton last year, and the students have confidence in their ability to handle it. and closed more than a month, customers back in the chinese restaurant yang meng in bryn mawr. it was shutdown in august after a routine health inspection found more than a dozen health code violations. and someone also found a roach in their food. those violations included improper food storage, failure to control rodents and insects and overall cleanliness. and customers we talked to say they are glad it is back open. >> we wanted to be a little supportive and give them the benefit of the doubt to come back. and it was very good and we are very satisfied with it. >> i had withdrawals because i haven't been able to come back to this restaurant, because i am a regular there for about 20 years. it is a very happy time for me. they are very good. >> the owners say they spent $500,000 to renovate.
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pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane's law license under suspension at mid night. and they put it on indefinite suspension as she faces charges. and she told her staff that 98% of her job won't be affected by the suspension. duffy the dog in her forever home tonight. a month and a half after being zipped up inside of a duffel bag and abandoned in a chester park. the pit bull taken in by the delaware county and nursed back to health. >> and since i saw her i fell in love with her. >> duffy not their first rescue dog, taking in several before. and great scott, after decades of anticipation, we have
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fi finally reached the date that marty mcfly traveled to in the "back to the future" movies. although time travel, the flying car may be a couple of years off, in bryn mawr plenty of reason for nostalgia and dann cuellar has the story. >> the date only occurs once. >> it is october 21, 2015. it is officially the future. >> the bryn mawr film institute, hundred dollars -- hundreds taking tribute to the day they go back to. >> where we are going we don't need roads. >> it is my first movie i saw and the favorite of all time. >> the movies and a car guy. the delorean. >> do you have a favorite part? >> 88 miles per hour! >> yes, people were celebrating all things "back to the future" tonight. anyone out there have a time-traveling delorean?
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he even has his own home-made flux capacitor. >> what happens when you are driving in it. a lot of comments? >> a lot of comments. a lot of cars slow down, the window goes down and they take a cell phone picture. >> and many dressed as marty mcfly and there is doc brown. >> and not everyone has a time-flying delorean. >> the movie in addition a number of ideas about what 2015 would be like. cell phones, yep. flalt-screen tvs and drones, yep. the cubs in the world series, where they are in the playoffs, but odds are against them winning the series. and the hoverboards? >> when i first saw the movie, waiting for a hoverboard. >> the movie a complete sell-out. and changing her future, her i would friend proposed marriage to her. yes, this was much excitement about the big day, october 21, 2015. and after all of these years of lating, tomorrow the future is the past.
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in bryn mawr, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." and even though it hasn't happened yet, we are already having a look at "jimmy kimmel live" live going "back to the future" tonight. ♪ marty mcfly and doc brown roll on the stage in their time traveling delorean. and, of course, that is michael j. fox and christopher loyd. and that is from "jimmy kimmel live" after "action news." and still to come tonight, the vatican responds to a report about the pope's health. plus progress in the deadly road rage shooting that killed a 4-year-old girl. police talk about someone now in custody. and smoking up. a major medical study finds out how many millions of americans are using marijuana.
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cecily? temperatures are high in the 70s. 76 today and a third tomorrow before the big cool down. the details in the forecast. and the flyers take it to overtime against the bruins without a win in boston in four years. and jeff skversky tells us how it all ended.
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a person of interest is in custody tonight in connection with a deadly road rage shooting that killed a 4-year-old girl in new mexico. lily garcia was shot in the head yesterday afternoon in albuquerque. lily's father just picked up the girl and her 7-year-old brother from school. they say lily's father and another driver were cutting each other after on interstate 40. and the other driver pulled up next to the family and started
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shooting and then sped away. >> everyone that was involved is breathing just a little bit better with the sigh of relief because this is appearing to wrap up the way we were hoping it would. >> the police say the tips from the community led to the detention of the person of interest. a suspect has been charged in the murder of a new york city police officer. randolph holder was shot in the head while he chased a man accused of stealing a bicycle last night. the suspect, tyrone howard, has been 20 prior offenses, including drug possession and robbery. and tonight the empire state building in blue remembering holder, the fourth police officer murdered in 11 months. a paper reporting that pope francis has a small brain tumor. and they say it is
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irresponsible. and in reports he did not deny the pope has a brain tumor. the national daily says that he was examined by a cancer brain specialist from duke university who said it would be treated without surgery. at "healthcheck" at 11:00, marijuana use on the rise across the country. at least more people are admitting to using it. the researches found it more that be doubled from 4.1% to 9.5% between 2002 and 2013. that's about 22 million americans, mostly recreational users. about one in three users reported signs of drug dependence or abuse arc slight improvement from the last survey. and picking up paintbrushes to support breast cancer awareness. hosting a paint night. people are able to express creativity and paint pieces of art that reflected breast cancer
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awareness month. a grand opening celebration for five new energy-efficient homes in chester county. the ribbon cut tonight on five new energy star homes in medical and they can save owners in energy costs every year. it is part of the peco smart builder rebates program. the latest information from accuweather and cecily tynan. we say one more day. >> one more day. it is going to be great over the weekend, but you want to put your heat back on. one more day of warm air. tonight stormtracker live double scan showing dry conditions, clear conditions. a great night. we can see the international space station for five minutes shortly after 7:00. if you missed it, i shared some viewer video on my facebook page. earlier today when the sun was out we had viewed like this. this is the park in clayton, new
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jersey. and nicole posted it, the folia foliage, the blue skies and the refl reflection of the water. and not a lot of wind. mild, 58 degrees currently the high today 76, 11 degrees above normal. earlier in the week we didn't even make it up to 58 for the high. mill vil 54 and sea isle city holding at 60. and satellite 6 along with action radar showing you can see the clouds cloud cover to the north and showers across portion of next. can't get here, high pressure in control. this high pressure will stay with us one more take. tomorrow morning you don't need the umbrellas, maybe a light jacket. the sunglasses definitely. at 6:00, 53. by 8:00, 55. and then if we head through the afternoon it's going to be one of the days where you peel off the layers. by 2:00, 74. by 5:00, 75 degrees.
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76 today. tomorrow one degree better and that is 12 degrees above normal. seeing high, thin clouds ahead of the cold frost. and behind that another area of low pressure. what this will do is bring us wind out of the northwest and that's a colder flow of air. so friday's high struggling to make it up to 62 degrees. lots of are sunshine. even a little cooler than that with winds out of the north, 7-14 miles per hour. so the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, you like it hot for october? you'll like it tomorrow. loads of sunshine from high, thin clouds late in the day and very warm. 77 degrees. short leaves in the afternoon. on friday, you'll want a jacket. plenty of are sunshine but breezy and cooler. and we hold on to the cold air saturday, 62. some high, thin clouds. and on sunday, a cold front moves through in the morning,
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and that can bring us a few scattered showers. and then behind that, the cooler air lagged one day. so 67 degrees on sunday. on the mild side. monday we drop back down to 62 degrees. on tuesday, partly sunny, 62. and wednesday, increasing clouds with the possibility of shower with a high of 64 degrees. pretty unusual to have three days in the 70s in a row this time of year. so enjoy it. >> we'll take it. >> yes. >> thank you. and halloween more than a week away, but that didn't stop youngsters in center cityty, philadelphia from celebrating early. the organization, educating communities for parenting, hosthost ed the fourth annual halloween party. a chance to tell parents about the programs they offer, and helping the kids get ready for halloween, painting faces and handing out treats. ♪
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three. >> they do like it i like it i think you like it. >> i do like it. >> i love it. they had the a tough time in boston, with boston. can they figure it out? great scott the flyers are brutal against boston. coming this 0 for the last 6 against these guys, and not won up there in four years. and the flyers trying to change recent history. and a player from the past hurts them, and he kicked out and leaving with the upper body injury as does the goalry. and he hits him in the head with the stick on the goal and he is out after one. and the flyers down 2 in the third. and the comeback, and to giroux and the flyers are within 1. not even three minutes later, all aboard the wing train and simmons course. and tied going into overtime. and giroux the sniper and the flyers win 5-4.
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it is their first w up in boston in four years. california 5 hospit-0, off best start. how are the eagles going to beat these guys? they just need a time machine to go back into the past. and the eagles sack cam newton nine times and the eagles could be short-handed on sunday. several missing practice and alonso returns in a limited role the first time in four weeks. and alonso not expected to be ready. and michael kendricks can play a full go after missing three games with a hamstring injury. >>i think you are your own worst enemy in this situation. just listening to the competitive spirit that all of us in this room have. wanting to get back out there and play some football. it could actually be worse, you know, it could end up in a situation to where, you know,
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like me you get hurt again. and to add to the debate the eagles are 3-0 when kendrick doesn't play and 0-3 when he does. and sports, the mets and blue jays on the verge of meeting in the world series.
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it's game over for the camden riversharks. the independent league baseball team shutting down after 15 years. they could not reach an agreement on the new lease for the stadium, campbell's field.
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i do and "back to the future" predicted the cubs would win the world series. looks like they got it wrong. down 8-3 in the bottom of ninth. and daniel murphy the first player to hit a homer in six straight playoff games. and in game five. and the bases-clearing doubles and the jays beat the royals. and it goes back to kansas city for game six friday. and the royals have a 3-2 series lead. with all of the "back to the future" talk today with marty mcfly and doc brown going into the future on this very date we figure weed -- we would take you back to the pachlt and 35 years ago veterans stadium tug mcgraw striking out will con to win for the phillies. is it the first world series
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title? hello, mcfly, anyone home? of course not. and attribute to the movie. >> great idea, thank you. finally, a philadelphia eagle helped the franklin institute celebrate the newest i cans hebt. and the wide receiver, jordan matthewsing and friends were able to test out some of the interactive features. the $3 million exhibit celebrates the science of sports. it is open to the public on saturday. the first 500 visitors get into the museum for free. "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel 6 followed by "nightline." jimmy's guests tonight, michael j. fox, bernie sanders, and music from big grams. for the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner, good night. ♪ "action news" is sponsored in part by --
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