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elementary school. lawmen say that 26-year-old daniel lee of wayne talked to three children on two separate occasions, live is david henry, what are the details. >> reporter: well jim the suspect's mother says he is autistic and harmless and the police say they can't take any chances and they praise the mother and children for alerted them as quickly as they did. >> we don't know what happened here, we don't know his intent. >> police say daniel leah approached a brother and two sisters here, and he wanted them to go into the woods and find an abandoned cabin, he later emerged from the woods adjacent to the wayne elementary school play grown and then the mother arrived. >> she saw them speaking to lee and they explained to mom what
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happened and that invoked a 911 call. wayne lives with his parents a short distance from the school. >> he has autism. >> his parents say lee has autism and occasionally likes to talk to children. >> the little kids will talk to him and he talks the same. that is the problem. >> the police say they don't know if lee has autism or not but they can't take any chances and they arrested lee and will leave it up to the courts to decide if he should be prosecuted. they say he understands right from wrong and holds down a part-time job at the wayne movie theater and normally a report of possible luring wore yeses parents but they don't want to jump to conclusions. >> if someone has special needs
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and circumstances and they need to be spoken to as well as to why that is not appropriate. >> the police investigated lee years ago when he was talking to children and found that that was harmless, tonight he is held on $100,000 bail pending the psychological evaluation. >> thank you david. camden county police are trying to return stolen goods to their rightful owners, police arrested a man for taking power talls and cell phones during a recent burglary spree. anybody who thinks they were victimized by these thefts should contact police to recover their belongings. tonight they are remembering 3-year-old brendon creato, in
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haddon township. eva pilgram is live at the funeral home where they are holding a funeral for the boy at this hour. >> reporter: jim, there has been a steady stream of people here tonight and you can see police are there directing traffic as family and friends gather at the blake doyle funeral home to remember 3-year-old brendon creato, and this community is coming together around them to show their support. >> all over haddon township, there are blue ribbons tied on to homes and businesses. >> the blue with a touch of black represents the loss of a young son. >> it's a tragedy, the death of 3-year-old brendon creato, but it's a sign of love. >> everybody in the community is coming in and everybody is showing support, every little bit they can show to the family helps. >> the haddonfield florist gives
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$3 from everyone to the family. >> all day long, we are moms here and we really feel the loss of a kid. it's unbelievably devastating. >> it's more than a week since little brendon died and the investigation continues, at 6:00 a.m. dj creato reported his son missing and his body was found a half mile from his father's apartment a few hours later. the autopsy is still pepding at this time. and as this community waits for answers they are doing what they can to let the family know they care. >> jacqueline trump tied two ribbons on her house. >> maybe it will bring someone to confess because they feel the love of the town. >> now, the funeral mass is tomorrow at 10:30 at holy savior
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church. eva pilgram, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a woman was jolted awake at 1:00 this morning when a stray bullet crashed through her window, it happened on brockton road in the overbrook section of philadelphia, the woman told police she was sleeping when she heard the sound of breaking glass and she found the bullet, fortunately she wasn't hurt. this was day one for pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane to work without her law license, she is defending herself against perjury and obstruction charges. >> reporter: kane today not here at her harrisburg office but working from the a.g.'s office in scranton, she is comfortable with her belief that despite a
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suspended license she can do 98% of her duties and will not violate the suspension. >> she believes that and it's important to note there are certainly lawyers in the office who believe that her role needs to be more limited. >> jean stilts says that kane has to go and that she can't do her job with the suspension. stilt announced that he petitioned the supreme court to order the governor and senate to use the constitution to remove kane. the supreme court suspended her license and was charged twice by the montgomery county district attorney, it's up to nine or ten could yous, that is reasonable cause for removing an attorney general. >> the governor asked if he explored stilt's idea, called
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direct removal. >> i know there is a provision in the constitution but i am still calling on her to do what she should do and that is resign. >> she wants her day in court and wants to go in as the attorney general and not the former attorney general. it's a first for new jersey governor, chris christie, new jersey lawmakers voted to override the governor's veto on a gun bill, it would be required for a judge to be notified. and today the state senate voted to override the governor's veto in an attempt to revive the bill and the assembly must vote and
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they say his stance is all about running for president. crews were called to a vacant home on north 9th at 3:30, they arrived to find heavy fire in the three story home and the fire spread to a neighborhood dwelling and the person was taken to the hospital in stable condition and investigators did not yet determine what sparked the blaze, the newcastle police department received a generous donation that will keep their k-9s safe while patrolling the street. they donate the $1,000 to provide a bulletproof vest for cooper, they were impressed by cooper's drug detecting skills. coming up on "action news," pennsylvania state police are looking for the driver that struck a bicyclist this morning and kept ongoing, and sam
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bradford assesses his play as the eagles get ready to play the unbeaten carolina panthers. things change in a big way tomorrow and i'm tracking a chill on the way in the accuweather forecast. those stories and more when "action news" continues tonight. i want a supreme court judge who knows the law. for the past seven years, i've served on pennsylvania's second highest court.
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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.
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state police were out in the predaup hours after the 51-year-old bicyclist was hit by an on coming car at 6:00 a.m. the car was traveling just north of naaman's creek when the vehicle swerved from the right lane striking a gentlemen on the bicycle. >> reporter: police say the victim drove his bike each day from wilmington to chadds ford, the bike was properly illuminated with lights on the front and back. the bicyclist was not wearing a helmet, and suffered severe head trauma. >> he and others say it's a dangerous stretch at all hours and were surprised that anybody would be out there riding a bike. >> everybody is in the a hurry
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and whatever the speed limit it, they are doing 20 over that and people use the shoulder to make the right hand turn. >> 202 is a busy road. >> police believe the striking vehicle may be an older model, silver sedan probably a dodge neon. they are checking surveillance video. >> common sense, you pull over and help the person. >> the victim remains hospitalized and anybody with information about the possibly silver sedan or its driver should contact state police right away. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> good news here, thousands of youngsters in chester will have a new place to play. yea! officials at the chester upland school of the arts cut a ribbon
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on a new playground today, it was built with the help of 200 volunteers and designed by the children themselves. also in chester today, dozens of young athletes hit the field at ppl park for a soccer clinic, students learned new skills directly from a coach with the philadelphia union. the clinic was sponsored by true mark financial.
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athletes will have a new race to test their strength at the jersey shore. officials announced today that they will hold a half iron man triathlon in atlantic city next september, a 56 mile bike ride and a 13 mile run on the boardwalk the race is set for september 18th, 2016 and the
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producer of this broadcast jaily shore could do that without thinking twice. >> i don't think i could do an eighth iron man. >> i have trouble thinking about it. >> me too. >> how about the eagles. >> the birds are on a roll and they are about to face their toughest task yet and an undeteeted panthers team on the road. the quarterback has been wildly inconsistent and has thrown nine interceptions in six games and the eagles have racked up 900 yards of offense in the past two weeks. here is the assessment. >> i am not sure where i would be six games in, you have expectations, you want to come out and play well and play to the best of your abilitied, but as far as trying to predict how a season will go and where you will be, especially coming off the injuries that is hard to do.
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would i have liked to have been a little sharper? absolutely but i have done some things really well. >> cam newton has his team fired up but they have been really played everybody. i am focused on trying to sustain what we got going, the eagles have an athletic front seven. >> they beat seattle. but seattle is not see thele this year. >> seattle in seattle. >> we are having an argument here. with all the hype with temple and the match-up with notre dame, they have a match-up to get through tonight. they play east carolina and they
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are no slouch, they are 3-0 on their home field, coach says they are stressing too much about it. >> this is definitely one of the biggest games of our season, with a loss, it could deter us from our dream, our goal that we want to be playing in the conference championship or a bigger bowl game or shotgun like that. as long as we come out and play our game -- >> coming off an overtime win flyers don't return to action until saturday, goalie day to day with an upper body injury. as well as taken out by his former teammate zach ronaldo, given a five minute for going after his head. but not suspended because his head was not the main point of
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contact. >> the american league championship series continues tomorrow night in kansas city, and the royals hold a 3-2 lead over the blue jays, they get to face this man and the mets, murry is the first place to hit a home run in six straight games in the post season. >> i hate to see the mets going to the world series. >> even if seattle isn't seattle, to beat seattle in seattle it's good. >> temple is playing east carolina. they beat virginia tech but they are not virginia tech this year. >> i got it. as we reported the camden river sharks are no more, after 15 years, the team ceased operations at campbell field, but for fans that want a piece of team history, the river sharks are holding a final
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all right thursday night we are preview -- lets go to accuweather and cecily tynan. >> beautiful weather today and another warm one, things will be changing, stormtracker 6 live double scan showing that there are a few scattered sprinkles to the west associated with a cold front moving through tonight and bringing us cooler air tomorrow and today though the action cam
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in newcastle, delaware, this is what you wanted to do today, soak up the sunshine, temperatures in the mid to upper 70s, good amount of sunshine early and don't get used to it, the accuweather highlights show you it's a gorgeous stretch of unseasonably warmer air and change as arrive tomorrow. changes in the 70s, indian summer after our first frost last weekend, 71 tuesday and today 77 degrees and that is 12 degrees above normal and today a cold front moves through and winds from the northwest, and big changes and loads of sunshine tomorrow and afternoon highs struggling to make it up into the low 60s so temperatures actually below normal, right now the mild air is holding on. 70 degrees in philadelphia and millville 69 and the win off the
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ocean cooler 64 and reading 73 degrees with the winds out of the south but the winds change tomorrow, here is the reason why, satellite 6 along with action radar showing the cold front is just to the west of central pennsylvania, not a lot of moisture with this, as it slips through could get a spotty shower and mainly clouds tonight and it will be mild, 45 in the suburbs and 52 in center city but with the winds from the northwest, chilly, 63 degrees and feeling a little bit cooler than that with winds out of the north north west 7 to 14 miles per hour and a cool start to the weekend and saturday temperatures remain slightly below average for this time of your, a mixture of sun and clouds and the next front is arriving sunday morning and that brings clouds with the possibility of a brief shower and cooler air arrives on monday. so the accuweather forecaexclus
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foreca foreca forecast. you'll want the jackets, the afternoon high only 63 degrees and on saturday on the cool side 62 degrees with a mixture of sun and clouds, all in all a decent weekend, saturday the next front pulls through with the possible of showers and future tracker showing once again this is the front limited in moisture around 5:30, could have a brief shower and could add up to less than a .10 inch of rain, 67 sunday afternoon with clouds and the cooler air lags behind for one day, mostly sunny and 63 monday and tuesday a few clouds and 63 degrees and wednesday we start the day with sun and then increasing clouds with a high of 64 degrees and showers arrive by wednesday night and we could use a rainy day, and it looks look thursday could be it with rain likely, could end up with more than an inch of rain and high of 65 degrees, find the jackets
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you'll need them tomorrow. the stars along philadelphia's walk of fame are shining brighter, local 8 stage hands led the annual make the stars shine cleanup. for the bronze plaques, it follows philadelphia's legendry musicians and recording artists, the 2015 honorees include the roots and billy holiday. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams and ducis rogers and join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan, jaime apody, 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, hillary clinton and the fireworks. tough questions on her e-mails, on benghazi and the moment members of congress start fighting right in front of her. as we ask tonight, how much has the american taxpayer spent on the 17-month investigation? also tonight, we're now learning about american special forces in a daring and deadly raid on isis. the hostages isis was planning to kill, and the operation that led to that deadly firefight. the stunning new report. secret service officers found sleeping on the job. one right at the white house. major new developments in the case of the driver whose car reportedly broke down. he called for help. a short time later, shot dead by police. and the outrage tonight. look right there. the baby left at day care. workers apparently locked the door and left.


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