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stage, espn's college game day is in town and temple football and temple university will get more national publicity in the next 30 hours than they have in years. espn is already broadcast from this set but tomorrow morning it's going to be a madhouse with thousands of temple students forming the backdrop. live at the scene tonight as "action news" reporter eva pilgrim. eva, it will be college football mayhem on market street. >> jim, it is already starting to feel crazy. the count down is on. the excitement only continues to climb as the home team, the undefeated temple owls get ready to take on the fighting irish of notre dame. the game day set is up and trash talking is already going down. >> go irish. >> go irish. >> who would have thought it would be the season temple would health our season for the end of the year. >> notre dame reasons for halloween.
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>> reporter: market street is closed between fifth and sixth for the festivities. on temple's cam. >> t for tell me pull u, university. >> reporter: it's all about the cherry and white. >> this is amazing. like i would never expect this. >> reporter: the rush for temple gear crashed the school's web site. for now the bookstore is the place to go. >> getting some gear for the college game day. >> i'm look forward to represent the school and pants to keep me warm. >> i'm going wear a hoodie and hold back the excitement. my adrenaline is pumping keeping me warm. >> reporter: these students are trying to make the most of temple's game day appearance. figuring out a good sign has been top priority for many. the goal, to get their sign on tv. >> everyone's coming in really excited to talk about their signs and we get a lot of do you get the jokes? yeah we get the jokes. the graphic design center in the student center offered a major sale to make sure the signs look good. >> this is my part-time job. it feels like a full-time job
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right now. >> reporter: as for who will win the game, temple faithful are optimistic. >> i think temple is going to give them a good fight. i think it's going to be a great game. >> we're going to hit them hard, we're going come in hot, hit them low, hit them high. we're going get right in their faces and win that ball game. >> reporter: to say temple students are enthusiastic would not quite put it completely how they feel. those buses from temple will roll off campus at 4:45 tomorrow morning to make sure the students are in place here on independence mall to show their school pride. live on independence mall, eva pilgrim channel6 "action news." jim. >> eva those guys were doing the famous newt rockney. let's get the latest on the forecast from cecily tynan. >> it will be on the cool side but it will be dry. it is starting to feel like fall again. for the fast two days
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temperatures were in the 70's. today's high dropped down to 60 degrees. that is that's 2 degrees below normal and we're 9 degrees cooler right now than 24 hours ago and areas to the south even cooler in comparison. millville 12 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time, wildwood, atlantic city airport, 13 degrees cooler and it's going to be clear tonight. satellite6 along with action radar showing there's high pressure out to the west. what that high pressure will do is move to the east and that will allow more clouds to stream in late in the day tomorrow. future tracker showing 9 o'clock tomorrow morning we have bright sunshine but as the day wears on, those clouds will be creeping in. again, no moisture in those clouds no, rain, so it will be dry and what those clouds will do is really keep temperatures from dropping too much tomorrow night. so, the halloween evening forecast fore trick-or-treaters and if you're heading to the temple game great football weather and pretty nice trick-or-treating weather. lots of clouds but dry, temperature in the low 50's but as we head towards the
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first day of november and the first week of november i'm tracking a big warmup on the way. i'll have all the details on that coming up in the full accuweather 7-day forecast. jim. >> thank you, cecily. and you can keep track of the halloween forecast and more at storm tracker6 radar and our live web cams have you covered right through the weekend. and if you're going to be in the crowd during college game day, we want you to join the action. please send us your photographs and videos from independence mall as you clear on the temple owls. just use #even if you're routing for notre dame, you know, just use the hashtag 6abc action or send an e-mail at a philadelphia police officer was injured by another officer this afternoon while they were pursuing a road rage suspect. the incident happened at 55th and pine at 1:30. police say when the suspect
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tried to flee, one officer accidentally ran over the other officer's with a police cruiser. the officer was taken to the hospital with ankle and leg pain. the suspect was taken into custody. five juveniles under arrest tonight in connection with a melee that left four allentown police officers injured. officers received several calls about a fight involving more than a hundred juveniles yesterday afternoon. police responded to the scene on 15th street at 3 o'clock. police say an officer was punched in the face by a female juvenile. three other officers also suffered injuries. two will to be treated at the hospital. five juveniles face charges ranging from aggravated assault to disorderly conduct. as the investigation into the death of three-year-old brendan creato nears three weeks, there's some disturbing social media posts that have come to light. the girlfriend of brendan's father has allegedly posted that she may be facing charges in connection with a murder
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investigation. and she says creato may be in even more trouble. brendan creato disappeared from his father's haddon township apartment on the morning of october 13th and was found dead a few hours later. the coroner is waiting for lab results before determining exactly how the boy died. police in new castle county delaware are trying to solve a particularly lane us in crime. especially so because the theft avenue bicycle has grounded two young children, one with some very special needs. the thief stole the bike and attached baby sight seat from the home on keim drive in new castle. it belongs to avid cyclist doug saint a.m. planneamand. >> my kids love going on bike rides. my son having down's syndrome loves to enjoy the outdoors. >> it's mon goose 21 speed mountain bike with a gray child seat on the back. police are hoping one of the neighbors might have captured
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the crime on surveillance video. authorities in lycoming county pennsylvania say the last of that wayward blimp will be removed from the woods over the weekend. they were back at it today in moreland township removing sections of the military surveillance blimp which escaped its moorings on wednesday in maryland. it drift fred maryland to central pennsylvania before it came down. the sensitive radar inside the blimp was reportedly removed today. helicopters will lift the huge hull tomorrow. the manayunk bridge reopened today to walkers runners and cyclists. the span over the schuylkill river and i-76 has been closed for nearly 30 years and they were celebrating today. the former railroad bridge connects lower merion's cynwyd heritage trail with main street in manayunk. funding for the almost 6 million-dollar project came from state and local grants. a former student of the glen mills school in delaware county is giving back.
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lance bachman owner of a digital marketing agency has donated a new computer lab with 20 computers. bachman was a student at glen mills in 1989 and 1990. he says the school left hand him understand the consequences of his choices. glen mills is a residential facility for troubled youth. coming up on "action news tonight a 13-year-old from mays landing is battling cancer but that's not the only thing on his mind tonight. ahead, his plea to help -- plea that has gone viral online. plus the heated competition involving engineering students and pumpkins. cecily tynan comes back with the seven day accuweather forecast and ducis rodgers with more on temple-notre dame when "action news" continues tonight.
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>> his name is dylan kenny. he's a 13-year-old from mays landing and he's battling cancer. he's also gone online to ask for help. his family is poor and needs food. "action news" reporter christie all leto talked to dylan today and the plan who is coming to his rescue. >> it's scary. >> reporter: his request was simple but desperate. >> we have nothing to eaton night and i wanted to ask if anybody could help us for tonight and tomorrow night. >> reporter: cancer patient dylan kenny's plea immediately goes viral. what prompted you to do that. >> i mean, i know that i'm a 13-year-old doesn't mean i can't help out my family. >> reporter: dylan's parents say for a third time he's battling a type of tumor in
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the bones and tissue. his mother says they rely on federal assistance while in between jobs to support their family of seven. all while making a drive from mays landing to nemours a.i. dupont hospital in wilmington fordylan's treatment. >> to go and beg people online can you help me because i don't have food today, i don't have a way to go get my son to the hospital. >> reporter: it didn't take long foradil ran's plea to catch the ears of those who wanted to help including one man who founded a nonprofit to help those battling cancer. >> when i saw the video i was shocked. >> reporter: after learning dylan's circumstances were real he went to the store to help not knowing he would receive help of his own. >> we were getting ready to pay a random stranger guardian angel walked up and handled the the cab shear $100. >> reporter: helping pay for one month's worth of groceries for the kennies did you think your video was going get this
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type of response. >> reporter: not really, no, i didn't. it's actually -- it's awesome. >> but what the kennys don't know is that the wigs and wishes they'll be providing them with food for the next couple months. >> reporter: channel6 "action news. >> so, that was christie auletto's first report for "action news." please join us in welcoming her to the "action news" family. she most recently worked as a reporter in baltimore before making philadelphia her new home. she is a terrific television journalist and we're so glad she's here. a west oak lane woman celebrated a very special birthday today surrounded by family and friends. josephine meadows turned 103. josephine was born in athens georgia in 1912. she is the mother of three children and she says that her faith and helping others is what keeps her going. from all of us at "action
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news," happy birthday josephine. students from eight schools took part in a pumpkin chunkin' contest: the alien hunting teams faced off for cash prizes and of course bragging rights. this is the 12th year fo for ths event. with cancer, early detection can mean life or death.
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so, when chris brown and will pauls would recklessly deny access to basic health services like mammograms and annual exams, it makes a real difference in women's lives. chris brown voted against funding for cancer screenings. and will pauls opposed funding for clinics that provide access to mammograms - life-saving procedures women rely on. chris brown and will pauls: a risk that women in atlantic county can't afford. newspapers back christine donohue for supreme court. saying this daughter of a coal miner gets the highest rating from the bar association.
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they call donohue uniquely qualified. and cite her commitment to restoring integrity. both business and labor endorse donohue because she's independent and fair. prosecutors. firefighters. people who keep us safe - all back donohue. on tuesday - christine donohue. let's restore integrity to pennsylvania's supreme court >> not everybody in philadelphia will be rooting for the cherry and white tomorrow night. the notre dame club of philadelphia held a luncheon in center city today. reggie lo a cardiologist at thomas jefferson university hospital was featured guest. law a place kicker on notre dame's national championship team of 1988. and we were wondering even if the eagles did not have a bye this week, would temple be getting all the attention today and yesterday at least and i say yes.
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>> yes. they may not have gotten all week but the eagles picked a good week to have their bye because temple gets top billing not just locally but nationally ahead of tomorrow's big game against notre dame. our jeff skversky is live at independent mall with all the hoopla. jeff. >> reporter: lay hey, ducis temple football is on prime time for the very first time but temple university a big part of the school is on espn every day. temple grad and former channel6 intern kevin neghandi in town hosting coverage sports center inside with temple university continues and we're here in inside the virtual reality room. >> reporter: this feels like virtual reality, sports send show casing an undefeated and ranked temple football team but that's the world we live in even espn anchor and 1998
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temple grad kevin neghandi pinches himself. >> when i went to school leer this program wasn't very good. you're now here on sports center doing live interviews about the temple football program. that's pretty wild. >> it's surreal i'm made a comment don't wake me up right now this is what i would dream to think about temple being on the national stage undefeated hosting notre dame. >> reporter: you're doing interviews on sports center and your program is one of the best in the country. pretty wild ride for yourself hm. >> of course. i couldn't imagine this happening. i mean, you always dream about it, little kid you always want to be on college game day of have espn here. >> are you ready for the sellout of the big crowd? you'll see much more that of did he first taking on notre dame. >> reporter: just like the temple football program he's come a long way since he first stepped foot on this campus 20 years ago. the phoenixville native dreamed about becoming a sportscaster and at a young age he learned lands on at channel6 when he interned for the late gary papa who he
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always admired. >> i wanted to be gary. we all wanted to be gary. i wanted to work at "action news." i wanted your job, jeff and that's the cool thing to see it all come back. >> reporter: and being back at temple today took me back to 1997 when i first met kevin, i met him on a recruiting trip to temple university. he introduced me to the school. he convinced me to go to temple and sure enough here we are today. kevin showed me the ropes and here we are so any complaints about my sports casting ducis blame on kevin over at espn it's all his fault. we're live at independent mall, jeff skversky, channel6 "action news." ducis back to you. >> i used to work with kevin. i'll get on the horn with him right after the show. temple notre dame coming your way tomorrow night 8:00 p.m. here on 6abc. it should be a good one. we will get our first good look at the sixers tonight. it's their home opener against the utah jazz. nerlens noel recently stopped by our 6abc studios to discuss
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the game with jaime apody. >> how excited are you to play in front of the hometown crowd? >> oh, man, i'm ecstatic. it's nothing like playing here in front of the philadelphia fans. knowing they always have your back and they're one of the most loyal fans. we've been doing some things these last few years but they've always had our back through thick and thin. >> flyers in buffalo tonight, game three of the world series between the mets and royals. tonight in new york but of course the big game tomorrow notre dame and temple. >> thank you ducis. well, the hot ticket tonight is ice hockey in trenton. the sun national bank center is hosting the first ever capitol city classic. princeton university, yale university, the university of massachusetts and the university of maine are squaring off for the tournament title
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for district attorney in montgomery county... kevin steele, first assistant d.a. with a 98% conviction rate
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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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>> got an important week at accuweather forecast, the temple game and halloween trick-or-treating. >> there's also a half marathon in philadelphia. >> correct. >> tomorrow and there's the bridge run, 10k on sunday. so, a lot depending on the weather. a lot of pressure here. >> she's up to date on all the running. >> weather is looking really good for all of it. storm tracker6 live double scan showing we're starting the weekend with dry weather and really a great evening for drone6 to take a flight. this is captured about half hour ago before the sunset over fairmount park and our leaves are peaking right now. a lot of gold and yellow and orange and a lot of sunshine today as well and the accuweather highlights will show that you weather-wise we certainly will have a happy halloween but then on sunday the sun will be setting before 5 o'clock eastern standard
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time. but looks like our halloween we get more treats than tricks. lots of clouds, light winds and there will be a chill in the air but not bone chilling tomorrow at 6 o'clock for the trick-or-treaters, 54 degrees by 9 o'clock, 51 degrees and then don't forget when you go bed on saturday night, move those clocks back one hour as daylight saving time ends. also a good idea to check the batteries in your smoke detectors. want to do that twice a year. temperature-wise today definitely on the cool side, the high 60 degrees, that's 2 degrees below normal. right now 58 degrees in philadelphia. allentown and reading 53. millville 54. sea isle city 55. wilmington 53 and the poconos down to 45 degrees. satellite6 along with action radar showing we did see some clouds bubbling up mainly west of philadelphia today with the heating of the day but now that the sun has set, those clouds are really clearing out and tonight lots of stars and it will be on the cool side. overnight low in the cooler suburbs below freezing, down to 30 degrees, center city
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40 degrees, a quick drop in temperatures and tomorrow with clouds streaming in late in the day, a little bit cooler than today. a high of 58 degrees. we start the day with sun, high clouds in the afternoon but really great football weather if you're heading to the linc, temple-notre dame you want to bunk dell up but not too cool, kickoff temperature of 52 degrees. by the fourth quarter 49 degrees and winds really not much of a factor with the game out of the south light three to 6 miles per hour. heading into sunday we start the day with clouds, maybe even a spotty shower northwest of philadelphia. poconos best chance. by the afternoon some brightening of the skies, 67 degrees and then for monday watching low pressure. looks like it will be sliding to the south but there's a possibility of showers mainly south of philadelphia and that will open the door for some very warm air. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast a fall chill for halloween with increasing high clouds later in the day, a high of 58 degrees. fall back one hour saturday night and sunday kind of the opposite. we start the day with clouds,
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more sunshine late in the day, 67 degrees. on monday watching that rain to the south, 66. and then take out the short sleeves. we have some indian summer on the way. tuesday 71. wednesday, thursday and friday good amount of sunshine, temperatures in the low 70's, about 73 degrees. so, cool for tomorrow but then a big change as we head to next week. not feeling like the first week of november. >> not at all. finally some creative costumes were on display today at the holy child academy in drexel hill. the school held its halloween party this morning and from the cute to the creepy students had a chance to try out their costumes a little bit early. even the teachers got in on some of the fun. abc's "world news tonight" with david muir is next on channel6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rodgers. then please join us for a special consumer report at 11:00 here on channel6.
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nydia han has an important alert for every household. >> i couldn't believe what i saw. >> so, the whole front of the oven just exploded out, all of the glass just shattered out. >> reporter: consumers in the tri-state area and across the country are reporting their ovens are exploding. >> it's a safety issue. >> reporter: we investigate tonight on channel six "action news at 11:00. >> for the entire news team, i'm jim gardner. we hope you'll join us at 11:00.
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tonight, on the scene of the halloween horror, reported tornadoes, drivers trapped. buildings destroyed. the husband and father trapped, the fast-rising water surrounding him. recording a message to his family. the storms already turning deadly. and millions facing severe weather tonight. also breaking, american special operations forces will now enter syria. but will there be combat? the race for 2016. and the republican rebellion tonight. suspending an upcoming debate, blasting the questions this week. tonight, their new demands. the school fireball


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