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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon, sara bloomquist is off and in the news federal investigator as arrive looking for the cause of
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a jet engine fire in florida and congress approves a two year budget deal that will avoid a government default. and the big story is breaking news from president obama, the pentagon ordered troops sent to syria, it will involve fewer than 50 special operation forces and will advise and train syrian troops in the fight against isis and will not be involved in combat. this news comes after a series of air strikes that proved mixed results. we'll bring you update on air and online at we are also following the accuweather forecast, for a busy weekend that includes halloween of course and a big game at lincoln financial field tomorrow night. sky 6 hd shows us the view outside of independence mall as we look live, tomorrow crowds will gather for espn's college game day product cast ahead of
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temple's showdown with notre dame tomorrow evening, anybody heading outside will need to bundle up. for the latest on the conditions, lets check in with melissa magee in for david murphy. >> happy friday to you, lots of excitement in the air and you can probably feel the difference, the chill in the air as well. yesterday's high 72 and in the city just 55 in philadelphia, definitely the cooler air wlt northwesterly wind, 56 in the lehigh valley, just 47 in the poconos and along the coast in sea isle city 50 degrees, here is the 24 temperature change second quarter 16 degrees colder in the city today. 17 degrees colder in trenton and dover and along the coast we are holding at 16 degrees cooler than we were 24 hours ago. we have you covered looking ahead. 3:00 p.m. mostly sunny and 59 degrees and 57 at 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. 53 and a mostly clear
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sky at 9:00 p.m. with the number coming in at 49. let talk about the excitement at the linc. temple taking on notre dame tomorrow, mostly cloudy with a southerly wind, we start at 53 and drop down to 50 by the fourth quarter, for the weekend halloween a preview of that, chilly for the trick or treaters and it will be cloudy for the second half of the weekend and a warm-up for the first half of november. the details in the full exclusive accuweather forecast. >> meanwhile, temple fans are getting pumped up for tomorrow's saturday night showdown with notre dame and the stage is set for espn's college day broadcast as we mentioned. katherine scott is following the excitement from independence mall. >> reporter: hi rick, we have seen temple and notre dame fans this morning and a lot of
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college game day fans, people are so excited for the show and coming by all morning to catch a glimpse, there is a countdown to game day, just under 21 hours until the show begins, you can see market between 5th and 6th is closed for the set and espn's coverage has begun and there are reports on the desk over there this morning for sports center but tomorrow is a day that has everybody talks. >> this is awesome. >> the set for college game day is up, the equipment tested and the turf in place, it all bloomed in the middle of market street between 5th and 6th in less than 4 hours. >> the biggest game in temple history pretty much. we don't have much to root for most of the time. >> espn began broadcasting this morning, tom rin aldy at the desk for sports center, and passers by stopped to take pictures whether they were temple fans or not. >> we have the pope here and
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this is great it bring as wearness to our city. espn began their coverage here today but it's tomorrow's game day that will draw the crowds, buses start to roll from temple's campus at 4:45 tomorrow morning making sure that the students are in place to show their cherry and white pride. >> i hate to say it i think he will pick notre dame but we are hoping for the upset. >> what will the crowds say? >> they will boo, it's going to be loud. >> the owls they believe. >> college game day is here and everybody is hyped up, it will be cool to see the linc in all red for once. >> back here live on independence mall, where this afternoon from 2:00 until 2:30, college football live will air from here and temple students are expected to be here cheering and we know they will be here tomorrow morning, it's free to
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attend and tomorrow night, the big game at the linc. there will be a lot of cherry and white there. i'll tell you that. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> getting exciting thank you katherine, you can watch the big game tomorrow knight temple and notre dame here on 6 abc, tune in at 8:00 for the kickoff. in other news a number of road closures will effect motorists, market street is shut down between 5th and 6th streets until tomorrow evening because of the game day setup. the philadelphia rock 'n roll half marathon is also happening tomorrow and that will shut down portions of the ben franklin parkway tomorrow morning along with eakins oval and kelly drive and spring garden and jfk boulevard, the race was postponed because of the pope's visit in september. an after school brawl is under investigation because of a brawl that happened after william allen high school, four
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police officers were hurt as they tried to break up the fight, three juveniles were arrested, it's not clear what charges they are facing and all three police officers have been released from the hospital. and in lehigh county high school is closed today after someone left 50 bullets in the cafeteria. it happened yesterday followed by an early dismissal. police recovered the .22 caliber bullets on the floor but no guns were found or arrests were made. a man was shot near a youth football field in new jersey while children were in pleasant. in pleasantville, atlantic county, none of the players were hurt but a short time later, a shooting victim drove himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. police have not identified a
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suspect and they are trying to establish a possible motive. fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a blaze in manayunk, the fire damaged homes under construction at the hills at manayunk development but no one was injured . a team from the national transportation board is in ft. lauderdale, florida, looking for what caused an engine fire that sent passengers scrambling off the jet. marcy gonzales joins us with more. >> dynamic airways looking to get the luggage off the planes and getting the passengers to their destination, they look into the first instant dents ever for the 5-year-old airline, the ntsb here investigating this scare on the runway. >> engine on fire! >> passengers sliding down the
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money shoots, franticly running as smoke poured out of the plane. >> i was terrified. >> the airlines flight is taking off from ft. lauderdale to venezuela. when a pilot spotted a fuel leak. >> yes, sir we copy -- >> that fuel quickly ignited. >> i saw in the window, flames all over the turbine of the plane. more than 20 your hurt and some still in the hospital today. the charred jet on the runway tonight, investigators finding a small leak by the engine and wing, still trying to figure out what caused it. >> they are looking at minutance records talking to the people that work on the aircraft and the flight crews, there may even be interviews with passengers today. >> and airline officials say the nearly 30-year-old plane was up to date with the maintenance
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requirement and had a brand new engine, today both runways at ft. lauderdale airport are back open. rick back to you. >> marcy thank you. files could be charged against a passenger that caused a plane to be diverted today. the flight from los angeles to philadelphia had to land in phoenix after passengers had to subdue an unruly man, they say he made alarming statements and had to be taken in for a psychatic evaluation. congress is sending president obama a two year budget deal and the final passage came this morning and prevents a default or partial government shut down. it calls for more military spending and the president applauded the bill and is expected to sign it. >> still to come, a controversial halloween costume leads to backlash for a college
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president and how an american astronaut made history in space. that and more. here at humana, we value sticking with things.
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america is working to gather the surveillance of the unmanned blimp that crashed in central pennsylvania, it broke loose from aberdeen, maryland and crashed into mooreland county. yesterday the police shot the balloon with a shotgun 100 times to deflate it and they will likely have to use a helicopter to lift it out of the trees because there are no roads leading to the area. a kentucky fugitive's week on the run has come to an end. 62-year-old ray lloyd cook was shot by police this morning. they came upon cook as they were searching an embankment. he fired at officers and they fired back killing him. he was on the run since saturday when he shot and injured a tennessee police officer during a traffic stop. "action news" will have more details in a live report coming up at 12:30. the university of louisville
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is at the center of another controversy this time because of halloween costumes, the picture of the university's president shows them in mexican costumes, they wore ponchos and brar oh and mustaches. the boy started yelling when he was under attack. >> the shark came out of nowhere and then i started kicking and diving under the water and kicking. i was calling for help. >> lifeguards were able to rescue him and stabilize the cut on his leg until paramedics
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arrived. this is the seventh reported shark attack in hawaii this year. scott kelly made history, he spent his 216 consecutive day in space yesterday, the longest mission ever completed by an american astronaut, he will remain for a full year to conduct research on long duration space flight and will return to earth next march. he will fall short of a russian astronaut that spend three years orbiting earth two years ago. the black hawk chopper transported the bones and a skull of a baby dinosaur to its new museum. it was discovered on federal lan, they had to bring in the helicopter to lift them out. the dinosaur was just a teenager when it died and the only add
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lessent of the species ever found. it will be on display at the national museum of history and science next week. airbags lead to a recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles and a so-year-old boy if delaware creates a life saving device using free technology at his local library. when "action news" continues in just a moment.
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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 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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fiat chrysler is recalling vehicles to fix problems with airbags and anti-lock brakes, it covers dodge journeys and fremonts. it can potentially disability the system and fiat chrysler is recalling 300,000 jeep cherokees and liberties because the airbags can inflate for no reason. the dealers will replace the parts if needed. a new report finds that breast cancer is a growing health risk for african-american women, the cancer society says that the women are being diagnosed as frequently as white women and some some states it's even higher. that is a serious concern, because black women are more likely to die of the disease. and a remarkable accomplishment.
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10-year-old colin was able to make himself a mechanical hand using the 3-d printer at the wilmington public library, he has am knee yotic banding, that kept his hand in a fist and stunted the growth of his fingers, they found him playing with a robotic hand at a science fair and inspired his 3-d hand. >> colin and his mom took advantage of the library's free 3-d printer. the "action news" team is work on news stories for tonight beginning at 4:00, and here is alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a preview. hi alicia happy friday. >> there is a rash of car thefts in one local communities and today police say that the owners all did one thing that made these crimes possible. and we'll tell you what they are and how you can learn from that coming up today at 4:00.
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and in today's show, a record number of americans giving up their citizenship this year and we'll explain what it behind the trend, and drone 6 flying this afternoon to look at one part of philadelphia, and you won't to miss that. you can take us with you on the go, you can watch our newscast streaming live on our smart phone or tablet. >> and freebies. >> i'm there, up next on "action news," we'll check the weekend forecast on accuweather as we look live on sky 6 hd, and melissa magee has the forecast for us when we come right back.
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meteorologist, melissa magee, is back now way closer look at the forecast, the final look at october and on the clear side.
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>> it's a bit of a reality check today and temperatures are dropping off from where they were yesterday and a lot to talk about into the weekend, here is stormtracker 6 live double scan, it's dry and quiet and no issues with precipitation but it's all about the cooler air that is moving in just in time for the start of our weekend. we'll show you the picture outside, sky 6 hd, looking at the center city skyline yesterday afternoon, we have sun to get the day started, and it's a frontal boundary out to the north and west. plus we'll give you a free view of what to expect tomorrow with temple at the linc and the trick or treaters come tomorrow for halloween, dew point at 34, winds out of the northwest at 16 miles per hour and the pressure is 30.01 and on the rise, 55 currently in the city and the lehigh valley, out to the west 50 and along the coast in cape may, 55, a good 16 degrees cooler than we were the same
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time yesterday. here is satellite 6 along with action radar again as i mentioned sun to get the day started, a front that is over the eastern great lakes, and as it continues to dip to the south, you won't fine precipitation associated with this front and it will reinforce the cooler air in time for the start of our weekend, here is the setup on our friday, high pressure over the ohio valley, it's a reality check today and a few more afternoon clouds, it's cool with a high temperature in at 60, tomorrow a high of 72, not the case today with the northwesterly breeze, for the start of the weekend, the high pressure slips farther to the east on top of our region and the wind withes subside tomorrow and sun giving way to increasing clouds and high temperature in at 58 degrees and chilly if you head over to the link tomorrow night, to watch temple take on
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notre dame, there is precipitation we have to track in the send half the weekend on sunday. we'll take a look at the forecast, trick or treat, we got you covered, tomorrow mostly cloudy and light winds and 6:00 p.m. the temperature 59 degrees and 9:00 p.m. tomorrow 52, here is the exclusive accuweather forecast, high temperature and cooler at 56 degrees and saturday cool and dry, and high temperature cool and dry, a lot of action and a lot of activity taking place tomorrow, and sunday it is a bit milder, high temperature of 67 degrees and mostly cloudy and a reminder at least saturday night into sunday, to fall back, daylight savings time coming to an end. and sunset is at 4:58 in the afternoon, on monday 66 and a warm-up into the first week of november, tuesday and beyond highs in the 70s. >> any parties?
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>> i might be a ninja turtle. >> you have the skills. .
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with sara bloomquist, rick williams and david murphy. >> here are stories we are following at 12:30.
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temple is in the national spotlight, they are just hours away from their biggest challenge this season the notre dame fighting irish. and developing news, president obama is putting special forces on the ground in syria, and later a mass of manhunt in kentucky is over after a fugitive was shot and killed earlier this morning. we are 31 hours and counting during the big match-up with notre dame. lets look live from independence mall where the stage is set for espn's college game day broadcast. independence mall will set as the backdrop, meteorologist, melissa magee will have more on the forecast for tomorrow night's game coming up in a moment, but first eva pilgram live in the heart of owl country. >> reporter: hey rick, yes to say this campus is excited is an


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