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twist that the attorney general might provide evidence that could lead to overturning sandusky's conviction. >> i think that should occur if there is this type of prosecute abuse. >> mr. sandusky is subjected to solitary confinement for three years and horrible treatment in the prison. >> kathleen kane has to turn over the information. police are investigating the death of a woman found in the bathroom of a restaurant in wilmington, police were called to the kfc and taco bell at 9:00 this morning on lancaster avenue, the woman's body was found in the mens bathroom and the death is investigated as a possible drug overdose.
today marks three years since superstorm sandy slammed ashore ravaging the new jersey coastline in the wake, it's estimated that the storm caused $37 billion worth of damage in new jersey alone. this was the scene in sea isle city, the army corps of engineers along with environmental protection has been working since april to rebuild the dunes along nine miles of cape may county's coastline, the new dunes rise is a feet above sea level, but the fact is three years later, too in new jerseyans are being victimized not by storms but by other people. >> this is the havoc superstorm sandy caused on october 29th, 2012 leveling parts of the jersey coast, 360,000 homes were
damaged or destroyed in new jersey. and rick of long beach island is still not home, he paid over $75,000 to two different contractors to finish his modular home in beach haven and they didn't do the work. >> they feel like they do not have to be accountable to anyone, the first guy took off to maine. >> and both were on the list approved by the state, you said the guys were good and we used your guys and they stole from us. >> he knows plenty of other sandy victims in the same boat as he is in. >> he wonders if he will ever get the money for his house. >> not knowing if you'll ever get home. >> just south is holgate, it was devastated in the storm. it's an empty lot today and new or rebuilt homes everywhere and the streets are being repaved.
>> there are a few houses being worked on and most of it is being redone. in beach haven west, there are a few houses that have not been touched sin sandy was hit and others are in the state of being repaired or being raised. >> we have not raised our house like we were suppose to because we don't have the funding. >> three years later it's still not done and we are still fighting to get it done. a motorcyclist is dead tonight following a collision with a car in camden county this morning, the crash happened just before 8:00 a.m. on jackson road in atco. an suv was traveling east when it crossed into the eastbound lane and hit a motorcycle. the driver of the car, from winslow township was taken to
cooper trauma center. last night at 11:00, we reported on the arrest of an alleged bandit in philadelphia caught with a gun and bag of cash, with that they are moving toward eliminating a city wide crime wave that included 18 robberies. david helpry is live now with more. what are the details here? >> reporter: police picked up one of these guys two weeks ago and then last night thanks in part to some very quick work by police on the street they got another suspect. >> just all around good police work from that standpoint and the investigators doing a good job to piece this together. >> around 6:30 an armed robber held up this pcs store, police put out a city wide bulletin, a roving police officer checked out another pcs that was robbed before.
>> as they pull up they see a suspect running out of the store with the owner chasing the individual, they jump into action and grab the individual and recover a handgun, over the past three months, 18 cell phone stores are held up at gun point all off the city. two weeks ago police arrested a 25-year-old and he is tied to at laest four of the robberies, police have two suspects but there may be more out there. after one of the robberies, two suspects are seen running across a parking lot getting into a waiting car and getting in the passenger side. they terrorize employees of cell phone stores in several districts and a dangerous crime wave that is hopefully over. >> whenever you have a robbery with a handgun that is dangerous
in itself. >> the police continue to question the two suspects they now have in dustdy hoping they will lead them to one or more accomplices. david henry, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you david. pennsylvania state police fired shotguns today to deflate the wayward military surveillance blimp that broke loose in maryland yesterday. the blimp floated for hours after coming down in moreland township, p.a., they say that very sensitive electronics on board has been removed. this is a live picture of what will be a real happening on independence mall. they are erecting the set of espn's college game day in town on saturday to highlight the temple-notre dame game. sara bloomquist is right there on independence mall tonight. sara exciting times for temple
and a finance time for philadelphia. >> absolutely jim, this espn set is going up very, very fast and is impressive. they are putting it directly on market street so market is shut down between 5th and 6th and especially on temple campus excitement is building as they and philadelphia prepare for the national spotlight. >> giant white espn production trucks pulled up to independence mall this morning, they started quickly to put up the set for game day tomorrow. >> you ever watch it? >> every saturday yes. >> to accommodate the set market is shut down from 5th and 6th and now there say detour. >> it's impressive. >> thousands are expected to stand behind the set holding up
all sorts of signs, temple is sending 40 buses of students. to be part of the broadcast. on campus students are having the time of their lives for the match-up with ninth ranked notre dame and 21st ranked undefeated temple owls. >> everybody is getting sided game day it coming. >> coming to temple is probably the best decision i ever made and i'm very excited. >> saturday morning is marquee espn event but watch for coverage from this set as early as tomorrow. >> thank you sara. >> if you are going to be in the crowd during college game day, we want you to join the action, send us your photos and videos from independence mall as you cheer on the temple owls, use
#6abcaction or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. coming up on "action news" tonight, young philadelphia students went to city hall today. we'll tell you the message they had for members of council. and the south jersey town honors a member that was founded at the jersey shore. temperatures in the 70s today but i'm tracking a much cooler air mass in time for halloween, i'll have all the details in the accuweather forecast. >> and ducis rogers with more on temple-notre dame.
staff at the municipal building. in remember of the 43-year-old jeffrey radio, he was found dead on the beach in strathmere, the autopsy is complete but the medical examiner has not given a determination of how radio died. he serves from 2009 to 2012. a couple whose son was found barefoot wandering around love park will have to wait to see if they get their son back, they will continue staying with a foster family for now, they were sleeping in the park when the boy wandered off and they have since found a place to live with the help of several charitable organizations. and the youngsters from the samuel powell elementary school
in mantua presented cupcakes to council members for committing funning to the school district. students from the isles youth since toot in trep ton, for the past several weeks the students are working to peruse up the school's atrium garden and it was important for the students to learn about volunteering. and peco gave grants to four nonprofit organizations for their efforts in helping the environment. the delaware city corporation and the west philly colation for neighborhood schools were all recognizes for projects focusing on open space. peco has awarded $1.6 million to
so who says philadelphia is not a college football town, it is now. >> it is now. and this i think is a game that temple can easily win, we have not seen our town excited about a college football game in a long time. espn is sending the farm to independence mall. jeff skversky is there live are more. >> reporter: ducis independence hall was packed for the pope last month but temple fans will have this place rocking come saturday morning, the school is sending 40 buses full of screaming temple fans for espn's college game day, they will be the backdrop of this program come saturday. they are setting up the set as we speak, meanwhile the temple
football team on the field and practicing getting ready. trying to win at home as a ranked team for the first time since 1941, the owls are off to the best start in school history, they are 7-0, and a lot of buzz heading into this game versus notre dame saturday night at the linc. >> it's great for philadelphia, people stop me on the street and they are excited. people love football here and it's a small window of small things happening at temple and i'm excited to be a part of it. >> they get the publicity i think we deserve and it's all about us right now, we stay together and stick to our plan to win and the process and everything will be all right. >> when we look at it, we come out here and plan to be on the field with us. we love the crowd and fans and everything but our main focus is watching film and working our tails off in the field.
>> undefeated temple against ninth ranked notre dame. temple will be on prime time on abc for the frs time in school history and featured on college game day for the first time as well. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." >> jeff thank you. to basketball now, the sixers are set for their home opener tomorrow night against the jazz, last night against boston was not a total loss. jahlil okafor was great. seven rebounds but committed eight turnovers. nerlins noel visited our studio. >> there was one sequence where he missed and you followed back with it a huge slam dunk, you guys can play-off each other well frmg most definitely, something that will help us play together, our passing ability and our feel for the game,
jahlil is a young guy but has a great feel for the game as if he was an old school player. >> jaime's chair was raised a little bit for that shot. >> fill martelli and st. joes, they have signed a multiyear extension and he can't wait to start his fourth decade. >> they are a great group of guys and get along and they want to improve and they want to win. >> college basketball right around the corner. >> thank you ducis. an uneastbound fundraiser took place in delaware to benefit the stanton middle school and faculty and families were invited to test drive a chrysler, for every test drive taken, brandywine dodge donated money. they have been helping to raise
it felt more like early september today. >> late september exactly. >> i have a graphic that shows that. >> do you really? >> i do. yes, it was warm today, 72 degrees average high for this time of year is 62. and we are cooling things off dramatically, stormtracker 6 live double scan showing that we have dry conditions today after generally 1 to 2 inches of rain and the poconos close to 4 inches and the action cam in fdr park showing this is what you need to do today. soak up the warm air and the turtle hanging out and enjoying
the warmth on this late october day. the accuweather highlights shows you the temperatures were well above normal and felt like late september and jim was right, the average low 44 and today's low 63 and that is one degree higher than our average high for this time of year. we did 10 degrees higher than that. however, things will be changing in time for halloween, it's a dry halloween, but it will be cool, so a good idea for the kids to wear layers under their costumes and mostly cloudy skies for the trick or treaters and 95 for the adults at 52, right now temperatures are cooling off from the west, we have a cold front moving off at noon, the colder air is moving off and philadelphia 67 and 66 in millville and poconos 53 degrees.
satellite 6 along with action radar showing this front that moved through at noon came through dry with cloud cover and clouds are over us and wins from the northwest will clear the skies out and it will be noticeably cooler than the past several nights, 47 in philadelphia, allentown down to 38 and millville 38 and cape may closer to the ocean, not quite that cool, 50 and wilmington 42 degrees, tomorrow lots of sunshine and breezy and kind of a reality check and afternoon high 60 degrees and tomorrow you'll want a jacket, as we head into the weekend, high pressure nudges offshore and that brings us more clouds late in the day on saturday and we start the day with sun and increasing clouds and a high of 58 degrees, what the clouds will do saturday night is insulate the earth and temperatures no the falling off quickly, if you are heading to the temple-notre dame game, it's looking good, winds not a factor
in the game and winds 3 to 6 miles per hour. by the fourth quarter 50 degrees, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, tomorrow sunshine and cooler and 60 and home opener for the 76ers and saturday increasing clouds for halloween and 58 degrees and don't forget to fall back one hour as daylight savings ends, heading into monday, could bring rain, and mostly cloudy and 66, look what it happens behind the system. temperatures in the 70s, 71 on tuesday and wednesday and thursday open up the pool, 14 degrees above normal with a high of 74 degrees, next week people are complaining it's too warm for november. abc world news is next on channel 6 and "action news"
continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff and ducis rogers and please join us for a special report at 11:00 on channel 6. an undercover investigation uncovers alligations that people are being discriminated against. >> hailing a cab can be a difficult task but for those with a disabilities it's down right impossible. see for yourself taxi drivers passing by the blind and people in wheelchairs not once but more than a dozen times. find out what the cab drivers had to say and what is being done. don't miss my investigation only on "action news" at 11:00. for the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us at 11:00. with cancer, early detection can mean life or death.
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