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thursday afternoon, i'm brian taff. >> and i'm sharrie williams, we are following a series of robberies around philadelphia altar getting the same time of business, they have two men in custody but there could still be another suspect out there. david henry is live with the details. >> reporter: sharrie, police have gotten a major break that may mean the end of a city wide crime spree and it's thank in large part to quick thinking officers on the street last night. video caught the thiefs in action, since july police say they have robbed 18 cell phone stores at gun point, one was arrested two weeks ago and they believe they got normal one last night. word came out that a metro pcs store was robbed and then a roving s.w.a.t. team went to check another store on broad street. >> we see a man running out of
the store with the owner chasing him and they grab the handgun from this individual, they believe he is involved in at least seven of these robberies and the other suspect is tied to four of them. in one of the cases two suspects are seen running across a parking lot and they get into the passenger side of a car and someone else is the get away driver, police say these guys were bold and very dangerous, pointing a gun at store employees all over the city. >> definitely when you have an individual that is armed with a handgun that is arming someone that is a dangerous situation, and we are lucky no one was injured in these incidents. >> lucky this crime wave is over thanks to great police work. >> good police work as well as the vest getters doing a good job to piece all of these incidents together. >> three month reign of terror for store employees may be over
as the investigation continues, police are questioning these two suspects hoping to tie them to all the robberies and maybe pick up some other people that may have been involved. david henry, channel 6 "action news." >> all right david thank you. former penn state assistant football coach, jerry sandusky, was back in court today to appeal his convince on sex abuse charges and today's hearing took a turn and ended up entangled with the kathleen kane scandal. >> the hearing in bellefonte took an unexpected twist today, there is now a court order that embattled attorney general turn over what to be critical information that could benefit sandusky. >> jerry sandusky back in court his goal to somehow overturn his 2012 conviction. it was sandusky's attorney that
did the talking, that needed to subpoena people and that there was malicious abuse of sandusky's rights. and then this surprise, from kathleen kane. trial judge john cleland ordered kane to present it to him. >> the hope of all people, the attorney general could provide evidence that could possibly lead to overturning sandusky's conviction. >> this judge is taking seriously what we said in our petition that there were grand jury leaks and it should result in a dismissal of the charges. >> other than appearing tired he looked much the same as three years ago, no noticeable weight gain or loss while in prison. >> mr. sandusky is subjected to
solitary confinement in prison for the last three years and it's horrible treatment in the prison. >> kathleen kane's office said she would comply. john thank you. three years ago today, superstorm sandy slammed the jersey coast and this is the destruction left behind, while many people have rebuilt and recovered what they could, others are putting the pieces back together. 346,000 homes were damaged and 34 lives lost in the garden state alone and the beaches were torn apart and debris was strewn everywhere, and fast forward to today, a new dune is in more than nine miles of cape may county coastline, the army corps of engineers has been working since april to rebuild them, the new dunes stand 15 feet above
sea level and there is still more being built. >> engineered beaches and engineered dunes by the army corps of engineers do maintain the homes and infrastructure and the lives of the people behind it. the beaches are not just about sun tans, and having fun, they are about the economy. they are about jobs especially here in cape may county. >> meanwhile, in trenton people displaced by superstorm sandy are still camping out at the state house to remind governor christie and others they still need help and do not plan to leave until tomorrow. coming up at 5:00, nora muchanic talks to people at the shore some of whom still don't have a house to call home. a lot of progress but still a lot of pieces to put together in new jersey. >> so much work to be done still. thank you. yesterday's rain cleared out
to make way for a sun soaked thursday. meteorologist adam joseph, is at the city avenue garden with a first look at the forecast. >> we'll keep the sunshine around and the temperatures will drop big time, but we did see that much needed rain all day yesterday into very early this morning. take a look at the totals, mt. pocono closing in at near 4 inches of rain yesterday alone, allentown near 2 inches, philadelphia just over an inch and wilmington just over 1.25 inch and atlantic city shy of .75 inch, the front was passing through this morning with the last area of showers and heavy downpours and gusty winds, that lifted to the north and we saw sun early this morning and now a second front is progressing through and no moisture with that, just some cloud cover kind of sharing the sky with the sunshine presently.
if you like the 70s we have more in the seven-day forecast. we'll tell you when coming up in the accuweather forecast. meantime we are two days away from temple's big showdown with notre dame and today the crew from espn's college game day is in town getting ready. here is a live look now at independence mall from sky 6, a lot of work happening there, game day will broadcast live from the mall this saturday morning. sara bloomquist is working this story and she is live on the mall with all the excitement for the halloween match-up, of course that excitement is still building. >> reporter: sharrie, you'll see behind me they are making good progress with that set, it's going up very quickly, they place it directly on market street, people passing by are impressed but the real excitement is on temple's campus where students can't wait for
this weekend. >> the espn college game day production trucks rolled up this morning and crews got to work putting together the set featuring the independence mall in the background. >> you ever watch it? >> every saturday. yes. >> the show airs this saturday from 9:00 until noon and busy market street is closed and septa is detouring buss. >> they are setting up at independence hall. pretty impressive. >> on campus, everybody is talking about the match-up with ninth ranked notre dame and undefeated number 21 temple owls. >> it's an absolutely tremendous vibe all week, not just this weekend but all week. more than 11,000 students will attend the game and hundreds plan to be on independence mall during the espn show. everyone won't stop talking about it, it's such a big deal, we are 7-0, that is a big deal.
>> of course espn's college game day on saturday is the marquee event from the stage but espn will begin coverage from the set as early as tomorrow. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> a lot of work happening there thank you. if you are going to be in the crowd during college game day, we want you to join the action, send us your pictures and videos from independence mall as we cheer on the temple owls, use the #6abcaction or email us at email@example.com, of course don't forget you can watch the owls take on the irish right here on 6 abc kickoff at lincoln financial field is set for 8:00 p.m. saturday night. >> that student says it's a big deal, it's a huge deal. can't wait. very psyched for that. time now for a first check of the "action news" traffic report. >> lets go live to matt pellman.
>> from that kickoff to kicking off our evening commute and it's looking a whole lot drier than this morning's commute, this morning we had huge delays on the schuylkill eastbound because they spent much of the morning cleaning out the drains around 28th street, this afternoon all lanes are open and still heavy eastbound traffic here approaching the vine, westbound travel times were stop and go sort of ride from university to gladwyne, but here at spring garden the traffic is not moving too slowly. broken down vehicle on the vine, that is cleared out of the way and don't forget about the ongoing construction on the parkway itself and market street is blocked at independence mall at 5th and 6th, and will stay blocked until sunday afternoon, and four of the different septa bus routes are running with detours. and a crash at white marsh at
when wood drive and milford, bucks county at brinkford road and lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this thursday almost friday. in bellefonte, delaware, watch for a crash, and we'll check it again coming up in the next half hour. >> still ahead why the merge herb with two of america's pharmacy chains may not be a done deal after all. and it's one of the most controversial policies in the world and today it officially goes away. we'll take you to china to see this one. and the "wheel of fortune" team is still touring around town for a week of shows featuring philadelphia, we sit down with pat sajak and vanna white as they talk philly.
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new speaker of the of representatives, he replaces john boehner who gave his farewell address before today's election. china is getting rid of their controversial one child policy, now they can have two children, this is in response to an age
can population and beijing warned it could be home to 4 million people over the able of 60 in just the next 15 years, that led to many concerns that led to wondering if they won't have the workforce for the massive population. on wall street the stocks mostly down and the dow down 24 points and the nasdaq 21 and s&p
down 1 point. walgreens could face scrutiny before they can buy rite-aid, analysts say walgreens would have to sell off as many as 400 stores, and that means finding a buyer. there is also concern that eliminating competition will increase the cost of prescription drugs for customers. pat sajak and vanna white have been on the air for 33 years together and three generations of viewers and as vanna likes to say, 6,000 dresses, no repeats. the famous tv duo had an action packed few day as they shoot the upcoming philadelphia week shining a big spotlight on the city of brotherly love. >> so great to be here, what a great city this is. over the past through days you
may have spotted these familiar and famous faces. >> they squire us around to all the restaurants and tourist attractions. >> from historic areas like franklin square to a tour of reading terminal market. >> philadelphia is spread all over your street. like philadelphia cream cheese. >> philadelphia smear. and unless the hosts share a cheesesteak somewhere between pat's and geno's. >> we are having a great male at ralph's the old efgt italian restaurant in the country. >> it's a good deal here. >> one of the great things about this city, we get to go to restaurants and try out food and pretend we are working.
>> pat and vanna have a soft spot for philadelphia, when they went on the air in 1983 we were the first tv station to air the show. >> it was a hit from the beginning and philadelphia helped to get wheel started. >> we have good taste. >> you know we really do, by the way philly week will air later in the season and they wrapped up here at the 6 abc zoo balloon and they couldn't go up because of the weather and they have love for us and they gave us one production note, if you see them and want to say hi, just wave and don't honk, if you do they have to start over. you know what we want to show love for them, they had a good time today. >> a lot of our 6 abc colleagues are working with pat and vanna and they are absolutely as nice as they appear on television. >> you have to honk, you don't see vanna and pat every day.
time for another check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets check in with adam joseph. >> nice day for a stroll around philadelphia, this was sent into my facebook page from miss keller of wood burn, new jersey, a glow of color peaking in the area, and a turtle and mallard duck enjoying the scene there on one of lakes over in new jersey, as we look at the temperatures, 64 in allentown un70 in millville and 70 in dover and just a warm spell we have had over the last 24 hours, that will kind of kick out of town so to speak for a couple of days and then back next week. winds now 23 miles per hour in allentown and 28 miles per hour in lancaster, and 23 philadelphia, still on the breezy side as the front continues to pass through and the winds start to relax overnight tonight and through the end fbt week, but a lot of
clouds bittering the mid-atlantic region with the front coming through and not much in the way of shower activity that is all gone and these clouds will collapse during the overnight hours and it will spill cool air in, and you can see the temperatures have dipped back into the 40s across the entire great lakes and northern parts of the ohio valley and not this cool here tomorrow morning and definitely a step down from where we were today. temperatures tonight 38 allentown and 45 in dover and the clear sky, turning much cooler with winds that will relax some and then future tracker 6 at 11:00 tomorrow morning with winds coming from the northerly direction, 50 degrees only inal ep town un51 in philadelphia and 51 for atlantic city and lakehurst, and in the afternoon temperatures struggle to even get to 60 for a high tomorrow. but the good thing here is, we'll have full sunshine back in control, so in the sun it will
feel pretty decent. >> as we look at the four day at 4:00 forecast, cooler tomorrow and bright sunshine, at 60 degrees, we start with sun on saturday and it gives way to clouds and sun for halloween, expect the numbers to dip into the lower 50s in the evening hours but it will be dry and sun another front passes through and 67 degrees and then a storm develops to the south and may brush southern areas with rain on monday, 66 degrees, but if you want the 70s wait until you see the seven-day forecast as we get into that first full week of november. stick around for that. >> adam thank you. still ahead here on a thursday afternoon, philadelphia's top cop sits down with members of one specific commune to talk about policing, and that run away blimp may be out of the sky and it will stay in pennsylvania for a little while longer, what the mill very is doing to deflate it and take
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one person is dead after a crash with a car and motorcycle in minneapolis county, chopper 6 hd was over the wreck in atco, where the crash happened. the victim was on the motorcycle, 25-year-old jacob boyt of shamong. we are trying to figure out the extent of the person's injuries. tonight at 11:00 an undercover investigation for people trying to get a ride. >> hailing a cab can be a difficult task but for those
with a disability it can be down right impossible. >> how can you treat a person of the city this way and get away with it. >> taxi driver passing by the blind and those in wheelchairs not once but dozens of times, we confronted the cabbies that tried to pick up other fares. >> why didn't you pick up the woman in the wheelchair she was in front of me trying to get a cab. >> we took our video to the philadelphia parking authority. >> i fine this just disgusting. >> find out what the cab drivers had to say and what is being done. don't miss my investigation on "action news" at 11:00. commissioner charles ramsey joined faith leaders on a meeting on policing at the institute in hunting park, the
conversation focused on ways the church can build relationships with the police and the various communities they serve. >> good dialog to have there. >> new details about the military blimp that came down in central pennsylvania, why officials had to use shotguns to remove it. and what's the deal tackles pavement repairs. >> redoing your driveway could be expensive you may want to try a kit to patch them yourselves. find out if they work. next.
"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with the arrest of a man wanted for shooting a little girl earlier this month, what wilmington police are saying about the gunman. plus two teammates are joined in grief and now in debt, why the nfl fined them both to honor their mothers and bring awareness to what killed them. and a host of abc's the chew gives critics something to chew on, why michael simon penned a letter to the meat organization about shaming. >> now authorities have a large section of forest blocked off as they try to remove what is left of a run away blimp, this is new
video of the scene from the national guard and alicia vitarelli has more on the clean up of this top secret balloon. today army investigators are trying to figure out how that $175 million top secret surveillance blimp ripped free from a base in maryland and floated away here to pennsylvania landing in a bunch of trees in a ravine in moreland township. as officials investigate, they are trying to desize a plan to deflate it and get it out of here. >> that is how it started yesterday, a wayward blimp traveling across state lines before getting snagged by trees in moreland township. police are trying to take the air out of it. >> we are now working on deflating the aerostat, you may have heard shotgun shots that is
how we are deflating it, they are removing and tether and tale but the main part weighs 10,000 pounds and may have to be lifted out by chopper, the unmanned balloon was floating about 50 miles per hour at one point. >> it was dragging a 66 hundred foot metal cable behind it. it knocked down our power at school and all of columbia's power. >> and the helium blimp crossed over neighborhoods. >> holy cow that thing is enormous. >> officials say there was nothing they could do to stop it. >> there is suppose to be a switch that someone on the ground could flip that would do an emergency deflation and bring it down but they tried the switch and it didn't work. >> after four hours it landed. >> it ended up in your home town behind your house. >> the blimp is part of a $3 billion system to defend the
nation's capital equipped with high tech radar and is made to search an area the size of texas for missiles and aircraft. >> they need to keep people away from the technology because they don't want people to see it. >> experts say that win was likely a major factor in the blimp breaking free, military officials are not offering an explanation just yet but $175 million all the technology just lying in the woods there and now they have to fine a way to remove it. >> we'll hear more about that, thank you alicia. many of our viewers sent photos and videos of the blimp yesterday and we encourage you to join the action as well. if you see breaking news happening shoot it and send it using hashtag or firstname.lastname@example.org. >> philadelphia police arrested the gunman wanted for shooting a
little girl earlier this month. this is 21-year-old corey henry, investigators say he is responsible for spraying bullets along bennett street back on october 5th, one of those struck a 6-year-old in the knee, over the course of the last few weeks, police say they were able to link henry to the crime and the newcastle man was picked up last night and is facing a number of felony charges. flags were lowered to half staff in clayton, new jersey, today in remembrance of former mayor, jeffrey radio, the 43-year-old was founded on the beach in strathmere on tuesday and the autopsy is complete but the medical examiner has not issued a determination how radio died. investigators in delaware now believe a woman found dead at a wilmington fast food restaurant may have overdosed. police were called to the kfc taco bell on the 900 block of
lancaster avenue this morning, that is where they found a 29-year-old woman dead in the mens bathroom and her body was turned over to the medical examiner's office and it's being investigated as a possible drug overdose. and police are investigating a possible sexual assault, officers say that a masked man forced a 19-year-old girl into an alley and assaulted her and then ran away, the victim was only able to describe her attacker 5'5" to 5'7" with a medium to heavy build, anybody with information about this crime is asked to call wilmington police. we have an update on a homeless philadelphia couple that now have a place to leave thanks to the generosity of total strangers. >> they were sleeping in love park when their toddler wandered
off alone, and they are now working to regain custody of their children, the judge put the case under review for another 30 days, in the meantime the couple moved into a new home, the chosen organization rayed enough money to cover their rent and utilities for a full year. >> it had such a difficult beginning nice to see the beautiful ending. and beautiful ending, the rain is out of here. >> a mixture of sun and clouds and warm temperatures, but there is a change, the temperatures will step back at the end of the week and take a look at numbers presently in philadelphia, we are sitting at 70, we made it to the lower 70s, running 10 to 15 degrees above normal. but you look to the west, pittsburgh down to 56 and buffalo 45 degrees, and the change comes in for the weekend,
it's extremely warm but here is your weather question of the day. time to go back to school. one wha is the warmest halloween over the last 75 years, 82, 86, or 78 degrees, tweet me what you think the answer is, to adam joseph on my twitter account. and i'll retweet the first correct answer and give that person a shout-out in the full accuweather forecast. it's warm right now being in the low 70s, what is the warmest halloween ever? >> good question. >> put our thinking caps on. >> the brandywine zoo in wilmington is getting a make year and making room for a new edition, for a new area called eagle ridge, this is a path up the zoo that connects visitors to the bridge that overlooks the otter and bald eagle exhibits
and promises better views of the animals and surrounding nature. future hospital patients may have walled to thank for saving their lives, a new paint is created that kills infection causing bacteria. monica malpass is here with more. >> the paint is created by sherwin williams and is called paint shield for obvious reasons, it is earning a certification from the epa for killing more than 99.9% of bacteria, coming up ali gorman will tell us where else this could be helpful besides hospitals. and why the high price may not make it a reasonable purchase. and we have important tips to keep you and your trick or treaters safe this weekend. we have those stories next at 5:00. see you then. >> thanks very much.
a marine corps veteran showed up his somewhat unique project, ronny takes care of five beehives in newcastle delaware, planting hope with honey bees project, it provides all the supplies to get involved with the important job of bee keeping and he has his colony and samples on display at the healthy halloween walk. >> if anyone can take on the bees the veteran can do it. still ahead if you have considered paving your own driveway stay tuned. consumer reports put dyi kits to the test. and the nfl under fire for finding a player trying to raise breast cancer awareness during breast cancer awareness month and they cited his teammate for highlighting a different cause.
a football coach in washington state who vowed to continue his post game prayers is now suspended. we told you about joe kennedy earlier this month we talked about leading his players in prayer after each game, they were voluntarily and not mandatory, he was told by the school district he would be fired if he kept it up and he did. >> that is equivalent of telling a coach they can't wear a yamaka. >> the district maintains it's a violation of a student's right tos initiate with them. the coach says he chooses to
play and the players simply choose to join him. a flap over two fines handed over to two pittsburgh steelers players supporting causes personal to them because it had to do with the loss of their mother. first deangelo williams, his eye black says find the cure in honor of breast cancer awareness, williams lost his mother to breast cancer and he has worn it for yours and they slapped him with a violation of $5700 and hested the right to wear pink accessories and was denied by the league. now, here is the second case, corner back, william gay, was fined the same amount for wearing purple cleats for
domestic violence awareness, his mother was killed by his stepfather when he was a child, and everybody knows how dear this cause is to him he will not appeal the fine. there was shock and anner from meat lovers every why after the study released that called processed meat carcinogenic and now backlash from chef, carnivore and one of the hosts of the chew michael simon, whose facebook post in defense of meats is going viral. he wrote, to say i'm disappointed in your witch hunt is to put it mildly, this is a perfect tun to research the meats they buy, it's group factory farms with mass products with hormones we condition
pronounce about beautifully raised crafted products. this is a good time to get to know those farmers. if you are a mom in search of a clever conversation piece, a funny mama created a tongue in cheek called sexy mom costumes, this is hot mess mom here. i know this feeling. susan fleet is behind the blog and wants to make sure that every aspect of motherhood turned into a perfect trick or treating opportunity, and hotty mom books and kids not included and misbehaving maid and tantalizing trash bag mom, when the kid hands you the trash even though the can is six inches
away. the idea here is to find the funny in the most unexpected parts of motherhood. >> she did that. >> she did. lets get another check of the roads right now. matt pellman, nothing funny with what you are looking at here. >> i heard hot mess. a perfect description on the vine street expressway. with a broken vehicle on the westbound side and then a crash on the eastbound side near the off ramp to broad street and then the fire crews pulled up and now the right lane is out of commission and police remain on the scene and it's causing a delay on the eastbound side of the vine near the schuylkill and westbound is just backing up to 76 and the eastbound delays are spilling back to the schuylkill itself. don't forget old city market street shut down until sunday afternoon at 5th and 6 and,
expect extra congestion as a result. a crash and fuel spill at crescent lane in swarthmore avenue. in east kalan that is business 30. a crash along pen hurst road and one at butler pike and one along byberry road at davis road. >> thank you matt. meteorologist, adam joseph, standing by with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. coming up next.
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we have to do it once a week and it's painless. here is the question, brian likes warm halloween, what is the warmest halloween in philadelphia over the last 75 years, was it 82, 86 or 78? >> brian? >> i'm guessing here 86. >> and i'm with b also. >> and alicia is screaming a. alicia congratulations, it is a, 82 degrees and the first person on twit toward send the correct answer was troy, and on the flip side the coldest high was 45 degrees. >> boo. >> get it boo. so there it is.
your temperature in philadelphia 70 degrees, 70 in millville and warm right now, but again nothing prepared to what it was when it was 82 degrees, 64 allentown and 70 dover and 66 in sea isle city, the winds of changes are dropping in and wind gusts of 36 miles per hour and 35 allentown, and 30 in the poconos, and it's concentrated north and west where the warmer air is moving in officials in the evening and overnight hours, no precipitation right now, a lot of clouds along the mid-atlanticic, with hints of sun north of philadelphia, all the rain is well east and north and new england and the clouds fall apart and evaporate overnight tonight, it's turning clear and cooler and 38 in the suburbs and the wins will relax overnight tonight, back down to 7 to 14 miles per hour.
fresh high pressure comes in from the north and west for your friday and it's back to reality. sunny and on the cool side, 76 for your high that is closer to the arm for this time of year, we should sit in the lower 60s, and then the high slides to the south and pretty close by here on saturday, we start with sun and end with clouds and it's a chilly halloween, with a high temperature at only 58 degrees in the afternoon, and mostly cloudy for the trick or treaters with the light wind, 56 by 6:00 and 9:00, 52, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 60 tomorrow and lots of sun and start with sun on saturday and end with clouds but it will be dry and 58 degrees, and then we turn the clocks back an hour on sunday, sunday itself clouds and sun and 67 and rain to the south with a southern system and 66 on monday and after that departs,
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permanent pothole repair for $30 to $40. >> you need to add water to activate the coating before you kpabt it but it was immediately stronger than the others. >> if you are going to repair a pothole in your driveway consumer reports says clean it off and hold it a little bit and tamp it down for compression. finally at 4:00, what better way to celebrate national cat day. did you know it was national cat day? with wonderly bizarre feline photos, this shows 61 cats after they shook themselves clean, the result of eyes rolling and tongues wagging is the contents of a new book shake cat. carly davidson found most of her subjects in animal shelters but
we managed to get a cameo from little bub the cat made famous by a tongue that constantly sticks out. my goodness. >> provocative video. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00. now for sharrie williams, alicia vitarelli i'm brian taff. join me tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. "action news" at 5:00 is next.
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representing himself on this trial assisted by a court appointed federal lawyer and says he is being railroaded here by rogue fbi agents, trying to bring his father down. >> ed rendell was the first witness called by chaka fattah jr., charged with an elaborate fraud scheme, the former governor was on the stand for seven minutes saying he was a paid consultant for his campaign for governor. >> we paid him $5,000 for his work as a photographer and for the length of the campaign and he worked hard and did good photography and was cooperative with the public and easy to work with. >> i ran a legitimate business that is contrary to the government's argument in their opening statement. >> he will call john street to the stand t