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investigators and we'll have more information for you just as soon as it becomes available. also tonight a $10,000 reward has now been announced to find a third suspect in an attempted robbery that turned deadly in berks county. >> two suspects were killed in the incident late saturday night. the men attempted to rob a market in reading but the owners fought back with deadly gunfire. and police say they will not be charged. >> "action news" reporter john rawlins live for us outside reading police with the latest on that. john. >> reporter: hi, guys. well, couple hours ago the d.a. announced the men will not be carved because they were protected themselves and their customers at the time. the d.a. said it was an easy call. it played out on video from the moments the gunmen burst in the car. >> he came in with guns blazing. >> reporter: berks d.a. john adams is talking about the masked gunman who red a trio of rob nears reading. the fast paved robbery captured on video shows the
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gunman jumping over the counter of latinos meat market. the bad guys met resistance. the two legally armed store owners brothers fired back killing two of the three. adam said their use of deadly force was self-defense. >> the use of force in this situation was legal and justified. >> reporter: the dead man 21-year-old raul hernandez who had an active warrants and 35-year-old koe. the episode lasted less than 22 seconds. the gunmen after robbing the register got weigh. >> we're looking for that third male and we would ask the public for whatever help they can provide us. we need to identify that third male. >> reporter: bullet holes pock marked the little storm. the owner declined to appear on camera saying death threats had been made choosing his words carefully reading's police chief said what occurred was the right result.
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>> i can't advise citizens to use force. if it goes wrong there are dire consequences but in this case it worked out. >> reporter: again authorities are looking nor third man. the d.a. says there is as monica as you pointed out a $10,000 reward through the berks crime alert organization. they would like to try to find that guy. he will then be charged with second degree murder. live in reading, john rawlins channel6 "action news." back to you. >> thank you, john. a vigil for a philadelphia teenager shot and killed over the weekend is set to begin in less than an hour tonight. this as police continue to look for the people responsible. saleem west was shot about 4:40 yesterday afternoon when he was out bike riding in the city's strawberry mention section. saleem was with his friend when they got into an argument with four other men in a silver buick. according to police the car drove away then stopped. two men got out and fired 17 shots at the boys. one of them hit saleem in the back and he later died at the
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hospital. no arrests have been made. anyone with information is asked to call philadelphia police. >> three people were hurt after a septa bus and a flatbed truck collided near a row of businesses in northeast philadelphia today. chopper 6hd was over the crash shortly before 12:30 this afternoon. this is the 7900 block of oxford avenue near rhawn street. septa says the route 18 bus was attempting to make a right turn onto oxford avenue right before the collision. >> well, students and parents of the philadelphia school district can breathe a sigh of relief tonight at least for now. the school reform commission made a decision today that will keep the schools operating a little longer despite the financial crisis happening in harrisburg. "action news" reporter vernon odom live in spring garden tonight for us to explain. vernon. >> reporter: good evening, monica. the budget stalemate between governor wolf and the state lawmakers continues and shows no signs of ending any time soon and that is forcing local public school leaders to go to
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the banks for mammoth loans. for more than 200,000 philadelphia school children, there will apparently be no disruption of classes and activities through the end of this calendar year, 2015. the school reform commission has opened a quarter of a billion dollar credit line to carry the district through until the 120 day budget stalemate in harrisburg is finally over. governor wolf wants new tax increases and levies on natural gas drillers to generate some 400 million new dollars for the philly schools. but the gop controlled general assembly says no. the school district conference here and across the -- coffers running near enter. the philadelphia school chief says they'll have to borrow from the banks with interest. >> we're going to spend another two and a half million dollars that we don't have to borrow this money. >> reporter: on interest rates. >> on interest rates to borrow this money i mean and there probably 70 to 80 districts across the commonwealth who are also having to do the same. >> reporter: but critics of the general assembly and the
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school district brass say there's plenty of blame to go around. >> the administration and src have moved this district -- privatization referring to patients as customers. >> there's so many ways to save money. you can eliminate -- >> all of the people responsible for this debacle should resign. that includes dr. hite and his administration. >> reporter: now in his fourth year dr. hite has developed a thick skin. >> these things have to be approved by multiple individuals and we don't have that type of counsel on staff. >> reporter: rick, one way or another it always seems to be crisis time here. live in spring garden, i'm vernon odom, channel6 "action news." >> vernon thank you. well, election day is tomorrow and today the two candidates in philadelphia's mayoral race spent this day this last day doing some final
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campaigning. this afternoon democrat jim kenney sat down for lunch with voters in south philadelphia and he spoke with owners of small businesses in the city. meantime republican melissa murray bailey spent the day at her campaign headquarters in the city's mayfair section. if she wins tomorrow she'll be the first republican mayor of philadelphia in more than 60 years. and this reminder the polls in pennsylvania open at 7 o'clock tomorrow. seven tomorrow morning actually. new jersey voters have the chance to get an earlier start. polls in the garden state open at 6:00 a.m. but both states will close their polls at 8:00 p.m. "action news" will have complete coverage. stay with 6abc.com for realtime results as the votes are tallied and tune into "action news" at 10:00 and 11:00 for that reaction from the winners and losers. >> health officials are investigating an e. coli outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants in the pacific northwest. nearly two dozen people have do the 10 sick. some had to be hospitalized so now the company is voluntarily and temporarily closing dozens
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of locations. abc news reporter brandi hitt joins us tonight from l.a. with the latest on that. hi, brandy. right now health officials are trying to find the source of this e. coli outbreak focused on oregon and washington and interviewing customers who describe experiencing gut wrenching pain right after their meal. chipotle customers in oregon and washington state are being turned away. the mexican fast food chain closing its doors after an e. coli outbreak has sickened more than 20 people. >> the excruciating pain in my abdomen was something i've never experienced. it feels like your guts are being ripped out. >> reporter: most of the victims say they had eaten at a chipotle in the portland area and in western washington over the past few weeks. and experienced severe abdominal cramps and vomiting. >> kind of overwhelming like having all those problems hit at once. >> reporter: out of an abundance of caution chipotle has voluntarily shut down all 43 locations in those two
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states. out of 1700 restaurants nationwide. saying in a statement the safety and well-being of our customers is always our highest priority. even though the vast majority of these restaurants have no reported problems. >> people can still become ill even if the risk is no longer present because the incubation period can be up to 10 days. >> reporter: and health officials on scene are now trying to pinpoint the exact source of this e. coli outbreak. >> when i did this it was almost always ground beef. there have been outbreaks from from all kinds of fresh produce from lettuce and some outbreaks from salsa and salsa can be really tough. >> reporter: now, eight people have been hospitalized with e. coli were out in deaths reported. health officials expect a number of illnesss to rise in the pacific northwest as more people hear about this outbreak and then go and see their doctor. reporting live in los angeles, brandi hitt, channel6 "action news." >> thank you brandy. >> matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center with the
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latest. problems on 95. >> yeah, some flashing lights. i think the spark bigger than the bite rick and monica. lots of emergency crews but it's just a broken down vehicle in the southbound lanes south of the airport mostly off to the side. at this point you see a few people tapping their brakes because of all those flashing lights but the delay doesn't really start until after you're south of here from 420 on down to 320 in the normal slow spots. on the big picture just off of 95 in fishtown, still have that crash along columbia avenue by girard avenue there by central pizza. now there's a wreck on the roosevelt boulevard northbound side at adams avenue in the outer drives. as you head up north into the northeast this afternoon, just stick with the inner drive instead. if you're headed to fox chase you're going have to avoid oxford avenue. that's where we had that bad septa bus accident earlier this afternoon close to the moon struck and the wawa. stay over on rockwell avenue or vree road. in media a crash on ridly creek road at marcella lane close to the woodlands at ridley creek. our spill in mount laurel
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along 295 northbound has been cleaned you have. in evesham township watch tout area wreck along 73 northbound approaching brick road blocking a lane. in galloway township a wreck on holiday avenue at the white horse pike. we'll check it again rick and monica coming up in the next half our. >> will do. thank you matt. much more still to come on "action news" at 5:00 tonight. former president jimmy carter isn't letting his cancer treatment get in the way of his work of giving back. we'll explain. >> after a cloudy monday i'm tracking the return of sunshine tomorrow and get ready for unseasonably warm air. i'll let you know just how warm it will get and how long it sticks around in the accuweather forecast. month and cha. >> coming up in health check how putting a little money behind your weight loss efforts may help you reach your goal. we'll have that and much more coming up next. >> okay.
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>> investigators in egypt say it is too soon to determine the cause of this weekend's deadly plane crash there but airline officials do insist that should some outside force brought that jet down. metro jet flight 9268 crashed in the egyptian dessert saturday morning on its way to russia. investigator said there were no distress calls beforehand and the crash killed 224 people on board. all of them.
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airline officials say the plane was in fine shea and something outside the pilot's control caused the crash. find out what terrorist group has now claimed responsibility for that crash. >> america's oldest living president jimmy carter who was that recently diagnosed with cancer was back at work today helping to build homes for low income families. carter has become habitat for humanity's most prominent booster. today he joined volunteers at a site in memphis, tennessee. the former celebrated his 91st birthday in october and took time off over the summer to undergo treatment on cancer that was found in his liver and his brain. but today he said he was feeling fine and was happy to be back. pennsylvania health secretary karen murphy lunged the state's flu campaign today by getting her flu shot. stopping the flu starts with you is the theme of this year's drive to get many keystone residents vaccinated.
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flu hits the very young and very old hardest but it can be dangerous for anyone. >> time for health check now. appears very small children are getting a surprising amount of screen time. >> that's right. in fact a local survey shows nearly half of the kids under the age of one are on electronic devices every dame health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman is at the big board with this surprising story. hey, ali. >> reporter: hey, guys, kind of a sign of the times. it was a small survey done by einstein medical center so it may not apply everywhere but experts think it adds to the evidence that electronic devices are entrenched in childhood from an early age. the survey showed by age four virtually every child had used either a smartphone tablet or computer and three-quarters of them had their own. more than three-quarters of the two-year-olds were on them daily to play games or watch videos. many parents use devices to occupy or soothe children. the academy of pediatrics had said kids under two shouldn't
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have any screen time. but those recommendations have softened but it's important kids are supervised and devices are not used to pacify children. on a related note despite pledges from food makers young children are seeing more advertisements for junk food on tv than they did in past years. the team ah at yale's rudd center found from 2010 to 2014 snack food ads targeted to kids grew 10 percent. those aimed at teenagers rose 29 percent. and minority kids saw even more. most products in the ads did not meet nutritional standards. >> unfortunately the majority of those ads were for things like chips and cookies and pop tarts and products that aren't left lane thee for kids. >> reporter: and more ads have shifted to family oriented cable channels which the food industry does not consider as children's program. finally for adults if you're trying to lose weight, more evidence shows putting money where your goals are can
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help. records of 5,000 people who made online contracts either making pledges to charities or wagers with friends were more likely to reach their goals than those with no money at stake. and the most successful people were those whose money went to causes that they don't support if they missed their target weight. experts say the risk of losing money seems to work the best and there are many online sites you can use to wager or you can just make a friendly bet with a friend. of course that way the support can help you both get healthy. rick and monica. >> great idea. >> i've lost many a dollar that way. thanks ali. >> he's in good shape. these days we are all more connected than ever to technology but experts say it's important to still be mindful of your manners. erin o'hearn with a preview of tonight's special report. >> reporter: i'm erin o'hearn. we are all guilty of it taking a phone call or sending a text when we probably shouldn't have. but some are taking it too fa
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far. >> selfish self centered narcissistic, completely disconnected. >> reporter: have we lost our manners meter? what cell phone behavior bugs you? tell us on our facebook page then tune in tonight for a class in cell phone etiquette only on channel6 "action news" at 11:00.
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>> ♪ >> well, here's the halloween treat for you two. tickets in our area hit the same cash five jackpot. the tickets were brought at the giant in west chester and the exxon on baltimore pike in east lansdowne. those lucky winners will share the $225,000 prize from the halloween drawing. a third winning ticket was purchased in western pa. >> some needy families will soon be enjoying thousands of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches thanks to generous donors. they collected 50,000 pounds of pb and j for 40 local food cupboards. must sandwich making material to last all year. officials applauded their efforts. awesome job. and this big food delivery at a church in chester will answer prayers this
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thanksgiving. delaware county officials took part in the assembly line here at true vine missionary full baptist church. donations will be accepted through november 20th. ♪ every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'.
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withso, when chris browntion can mand will paulsath. 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.
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chris brown and will pauls: a risk that women in atlantic county can't afford. ♪ this holiday season, my good friend gave to me ♪ ♪ 7 powerball tickets ♪ 6 match 6 chances ♪ 5 cash 5s ♪ 4 cash4lifes ♪ 3 pick 3s ♪ 2 mega millions (joe) happy holidays, rita. (rita) thanks, joe! (man) what a great gift! (announcer) pennsylvania lottery tickets make great gifts, like the new holiday millionaire. (joe) happy holidays! ♪ and best wishes from the lottery ♪ >> time for accuweather at the "action news" big board, meteorologist cecily tynan here. forget what the calendar says it will feel more like
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september. >> absolutely. it's certainly looking though like november. this is the sky6 shot of of the center city skyline but we took this at 4:58, right before the sunset. it's now dark out there and you can see that the clouds are beginning to clear out. had a lot of clouds here during the day but the sunshine will be back tomorrow and even with the cloud cover, it was relatively mild. our average high for this time the year 61 degrees. philadelphia made it up to 65. allentown 64. trenton 63. wilmington 64 and wildwood 63 degrees. if we didn't have the cloud cover today, temperatures would already have risen up into the 70's. right now just slowly beginning to drop. 59 degrees along the i-95 corridor. allentown 55. reading 61. millville 57. and cape may checking in with a current temperature of 58 degrees. satellite6 along with action radar showing the clouds were thick pretty much all day long thanks to low pressure down to the south. you can see how they are begi
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beginning to thin out especially areas north and west of philadelphia and what will happen, they'll be thinning out from the northwest to the southeast as we head through the overnight hours and tomorrow the bright sunshine will be back. the call from accuweather for tonight, clouds will be clearing. temperatures really not all that he had cold. 40 degrees in allentown, millville 41, cape may 49, wilmington 44 and the boardwalk in atlantic city 48 degrees. future tracker showing tomorrow the short sleeves. by the afternoon 2 o'clock philadelphia already 71 degrees. wall to wall sunshine, really not a cloud in the sky. and temperatures will continue to climb as we head toward the middle of the week. by 2 o'clock on wednesday, up to 72 degrees and by friday, temperatures up into the mid to upper 70's. so, compare these temperatures to average. tomorrow running 11 degrees above average. wednesday and thursday 14 degrees above average and friday the temperature 16 degrees above average. temperatures will be crashing as we head through the weekend
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and it will be a bit of a reality check. for the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow for election day it's going to be beautiful much lots of sunshine. definitely on the warm side with a high of 72 degrees. on wednesday, we bump it up to 74 degrees. again, a lot of sunshine. thursday we'll see more clouds, perhaps a spotty sprinkle, nothing more than that. still a mild 74 degrees and friday ahead of a warm front, we get a surge of winds out of the southwest. the record high for friday 79 set back in the 19 40's and we're going to be close calling for a high of 76 degrees but then on saturday temperatures begin stepping down. 65 degrees and sunday and monday we'll need the fall or maybe even the winter coats. i'll let adam lathe that coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> let adam tell the bad news. >> temperatures in the 70's. we like what you have to say. >> exactly. >> thank you cecily. >> much more still to come in our next half hour of "action news" 5 o'clock. a giant hole opens up between two homes sending residents running for their lives.
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we'll tell you what happened. >> and a wwe legend turned murder suspect appears before a lehigh county judge today. we'll have those stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> hello again. here's what's happening on "action news" monday night. was it terrorism or a catastrophic mechanical failure? detectives continue combing through clues in the crash of a russian jetliner. also a woman is found dead at the bottom of a laundry chute at a south jersey complex and authorities are trying the figure out why. and a cemetery vandalism case takes a new turn. what delaware detectives are now saying tonight. but we continue to follow breaking news from wayne, delaware county where radnor police and the bomb squad are investigating a possible hazmat situation involving munitions. chopper 6hd is live over the unit block of marilyn circle where crews set up lights certainly anticipating a long night ahead. this is video from earlier tonight. authorities say conditions inside that is home are quite deplorable. the homeowner is currently talking to investigators we're
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told. but so far there have been no evacuations. investigators are going to brief the media shortly about the situation and of course we'll have the latest in a live report coming up in our next half hour. >> in other news officials investigating the deadly crash of this metro jet airplane say it is too soon to tell what brought it down. >> this despite reports from an official -- airline official claiming it was brought down by an external force. but for now investigator say nothing can be ruled out. >> the airbus 8321 was just 23 minutes into its flight from the egyptian red sea resort headed to saint petersburg russia when it crashed over the sinai peninsula, the desert. everyone or board was killed. >> abc's elizabeth hur is live in new york tonight with the latest on the investigation. elizabeth. >> reporter: well, rick and monica we learn from airline officials today that the plane's tail was damaged back in 2001 but they say not only was it repaired just last week the plane was inspected and
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cleared. and that is why they believe some outside factor is to blame here. as planes carrying bodies begin arriving in russia, and devastated families start the heartbreaking task of identifying their loved ones, new pictures of the victims including more than a dozen children are now on display at a growing memorial at the airport where the doomed flight was supposed to land. what went wrong, according to airline officials pilots lost control because of an external mechanical impact insisting there was nothing wrong with the plane. an isis linked group has already claimed responsibility but u.s. intelligence officials say right now it is too soon to rule on a cause. >> does isis have the ability the shoot down an airliner? >> it's unlikely but i wouldn't rule it out. >> reporter: it was early saturday morning the flight left the resort city.
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egyptian officials say there were no obvious issues or distress calls before the plane crashed in the sinai desert killing all 224 passengers and crew on board. investigators quickly recovered the flight recorder from the debris field but aviation experts say the real answers may have to come from the wreckage. >> this airplane came apart instantaneously so there may not be any data that would be appropriate or that would show us what really happened on those black boxes. >> reporter: but right now according to investigators those black boxes are in good shape and at this time their best bet for new clues and so those boxes have been sent to experts in cairo for analysis. that is the very latest from here, live in new york, i'm elizabeth hur for channel6 "action news." monica, back to you. >> thank you elizabeth. federal investigators have found the wreckage of the el faro cargo ship that went missing near the bahamas in hurricane joaquin. it sank with 33 people on board. there were no survivors found.
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now according to the ntsb sonar indicates the sli ship landed upright on the ocean floor and that could help crews recover the recorder. the navy is surveying that area. world news tonight with david muir will have more on the discovery of the el faro wreckage as well as investigation into the crash the metro jet and you can watch that following "action news" at 6:00. >> in other news tonight a mystery at the jersey shore. a woman's body was found at the bottom of a laundry chute in an atlantic city condo and hotel complex. and no one knows how she ended up there. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has the story. >> we just want justice for maria because this can't go -- we need this. >> we need to know why. >> reporter: family members are grieving tonight remembering maria morales of penns grove. her body was discovered in a laundry bin early sunday morning at the atlantic palace a condominium and hotel complex on the boardwalk in
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atlantic city. >> she has two kids and her son's birthday is tomorrow. >> tomorrow. >> she didn't deserve to be taken away the way that she did. >> reporter: police were called to atlantic palace this condominium and hotel complex at new york avenue and the boardwalk about 7:00 a.m. sunday morning. that's where they found the body of a woman in a laundry basket. this hotel guest says he spoke to a security guard who saw the scene. >> she came from the 28th floor all the way down to the bottom of the chute. that's all he told. her dress she had on was all ripped apart. they weren't for sure if it came from her going down the laundry chute or if it was before. >> reporter: the atlantic county prosecutor's office and atlantic city police are investigating the death. an autopsy was performed this morning but authorities have not released the cause of death. some residents and guests including this couple from australia are concerned about the death and the lack of information coming from atlantic palace. >> staying in the hotel and
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everything. maybe it's foul play. >> reporter: a spokesperson for atlantic palace tells "action news" the building is safe and secure and claims the woman's death was an accident. police sources say it's undetermined and still under investigation. >> these things happen everywhere and anywhere and, you know, if you're going to be scared like that then you're never going the go anywhere. >> reporter: police are asking anyone with information about this case to call them immediately. in atlantic city, i'm nora muchanic, channel6 "action news." >> also from new jersey tonight an "action news" viewer captured video of a fire tearing through a vacant home in camden early this morning. this was the scene just after 4:30 a.m. here on the 500 block of clinton street. fire crews say when they arrived flames were shooting from the second story of the house. they were able to get it under control in about 15 minutes. the cause remains under investigation. and remember, if you see breaking news in your neighborhood we encourage you to join the action, too. just shoot it and send it to join the action at 6abc.com. or use the #6abcaction on
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social media. >> former wwe wresttory jimmy superfly snuka returned to an allentown courtroom to plead not guilty. he's been charged in connection with the death of his girlfriend back in 1983. the now 72-year-old maintains that the death of 23-year-old nancy argentino was "an unfortunate accident" and that was why he was never charged. comments in the pro wrestler's autobiography spurred a new grand jury investigation in 2013. snuka's defense attorney is asking the jump to move this trial out of lehigh county. the second of two men who struck and killed a mother and her three children while street raising in northeast philadelphia is going to prison. khusen akhmedov is sentenced to 17 to 34 years behind bars. he was raising holloman in
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2013. 27-year-old samarra banks and her sons ages four, 23 months and seven months were all killed. though holloman's car did not hit the family was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison in july. >> delaware state police have launched a hate crime investigation after someone vandalized a cemetery. it's a story our delaware news room has been following. here's what happened. some time over the weekend, at the foreman massey cemetery operated by the bird's african methodist episcopal church in clayton head stones were spray painterred with vulgar images and swastikas. some grave markers were knocked over and another had its foundation kicked in. so far police have not named any suspects. >> time to get a look at traffic on a monday night see how it's rolling. >> we have to go to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. it's dark out there already. >> yeah, but how did you like that extra hour of sleep. that was pretty nice. that was the treat. this is the trick though. the drive home is definitely very dark at this point rick
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and monica. do not fear you have all the headlights and all the taillights here stacking up on northbound 95 to guide the way. it is slow in the northbound lanes from 452 up to the blue route if you're headed towards the sixers game you'll encounter this jam as you come away from the delaware state line. jammed in center city on the vine street expressway especially westbound approaching the schuylkill and just in case you were wondering, yes, indeed, they will close the vine again each night this week both directions startin starting 11 k 11 o'clock. nosh side locked up past 76 on up to broad street then northbound at adams avenue. working on a crash in the outer drive. working on that septa bus accident. oxford avenue closed all afternoon. rockwell avenue or vree road are some alternates. a wreck along cheltenham avenue. it's dark but you will find your way home. >> you are our shining light. [laughter] >> don't give him a raise though. >> he's tough, man. i say give him a raise. >> all right, give him one.
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philadelphians will go to the polls. >> justice for a delaware man who went to prison for helping slaves to freedom more than 150 years ago. adam. >> monica, it's a new month but not feeling like november whatsoever. 70's from chicago near 80 in omaha. we'll talk about a streak of well above normal temperatures coming up in that seven-day. >> all right, plus jaime apody has sports including the cavaliers in town to play the sixers. as well as some eagles news when "action news" at 5:00 comes right back.
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>> election day is tomorrow and today philadelphia officials had one message for registered voters in the city and they delivered that message loud and clear. >> vote, vote, vote. regardless of who you wish to vote for go exercise your constitutional right to be heard. >> district attorney seth williams said his office is committed to letting everyone exercise their right to vote tomorrow. he's established a fraud task force. tomorrow dozens of assistant district attorneys and county
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detectives will be stand buying in case of any polling problems or intimidation and if you have any issues voting tomorrow you're asked to call the number on your screen. it's area code (215)686-9641. >> there are several key races in pennsylvania and new jersey tomorrow. voters will of course have plenty of time to cast ballots. polls in pennsylvania open at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. polls in new jersey even earlier at 6:00 a.m. and then polls in both states close at 8:00 p.m. remember if you're in line, though, when the polls close you will still be allowed to vote. and "action news" will have complete coverage of all the biggest races tomorrow. stay with 6abc.com for realtime results as the votes are tallied and tune into "action news" at 10:00 and 11:00 p.m. for reaction from all the winners and losers. >> all right. turning to sports sixers hopefully a winner tonight as the cavs come to south philadelphia. >> they haven't won one yet. you are looking at the top draw for the sixers this season and he doesn't even
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wear their uniform. lebron james set to face the sixers tonight. philadelphia fans with their first time to see him in person in awhile. he missed the game here last year. it could be a milestone night. james is just 21 points a from becoming the youngest player in nba history to score 25,000 points its been more than a decade since lebron was on rebuilding team but he told me he can relate to the sixers situation. >> you know it's all a process. it's not... everyone wants instant oatmeal but it's all about the process. you've got put the time in. you got to build things from the ground up and this year is about making a change and it happens. >> of course everyone knows lebron but one sixer knows him better than most, samson went to the same high school as james in akron, ohio albeit not at the same time. >> i know he's proud of me, you know. i feel like everybody who is from where i'm from akron ohio, cleveland area we're all proud of each other many people who make it, people who
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are in the league. >> to see him being so successful right now, seeing the path that he had to take to get here but he just continued to work on his game. >> want to be the best alum from your high school on the court tonight. [laughter] >> oh, yeah, come on. i'm the best one on the court then we're walking away with a win so yeah, definitely, definitely. >> hey, it could happen. after a long bye week thank goodness for temple we can finally say it's cowboy week. the eagles will return to the practice field tomorrow. they picked up half a game in the standings. giants lost yesterday. so did dallas actually. our jeff skversky caught up with our brandon graham. >> do you think this loss will light a fire under you guys going forward here starting with dallas? >> well, i felt -- i felt that it was getting -- i mean that a fire was lit once we left but i guess i'll find out tuesday when we come back because if you not fired up for dallas, then i mean like i said before, you don't need to be here. >> when you look at this team
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some early season struggles three and four going into the cowboys game, can you guys still win this division? is this still in your hands. >> it's in my hands. we still got the power to do what we need to do and that's go out there and work and get it corrected. >> the phillies have rounded out their coaching staff way name we all know very well, mickey morandini. did i do that okay? >> yes. >> wasn't bad. >> lower your voice. >> that was good, monica. you can hear harry kalas saying it much better than we d he's been hired to coach first base for the phils. he'll be in charge of base running. former all-star baseman played eight of his 11 season philadelphia. he's been coaching and managing in the phils minor league. with morandini joining larry bowa. lot of history on the staff. speaking of history only the second time in there's the royals are world series champions. kansas city trailed in the eighth inning in 33 of their four wins against the mets.
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finally winning in the 12th seven to two, their first world series title since 1985. >> wow. >> okay. >> impressive. >> thank you jamie. delaware governor jack markell issuing an official pardon for a man convicted of a crime nearly 170 years ago. samuel d. burris a free black man from delaware was sentenced to prison on this day back in 1847. he was found guilty of helping slaves escape from their owners. today burris' record was wiped clean in the same courtroom he was convicted in. >> this is really about righting a wrong, correcting an injustice for somebody who was so brave, put themselves in harm's way to help others. >> ♪ >> burris was eventually sold back into slavery. his freedom was purchased by another abolitionist and burris continued his work for the abolitionist cause until his death in 1863. today officials also unveiled an historical marker honoring burris' work on the underground railroad.
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withso, when chris browntion can mand will paulsath. 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. >> meteorologist adam joseph is back now with a closer look at this indian summer and it is kind of an indian summer. >> past the frost, freeze and temperatures in the 70's, a string of them back to back you can call it that especially for november standards. double scan live radar a lot of clouds today. no precipitation but the clouds you probably have
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noticed right before the sun sets. started to fall apart and you started to see some ripping in the clouds with a little bit of a glow along the horizon. and that's the trend overnight and those clouds will continue to move off the coast. as we take a look at this picture sent into our facebook and twitter accounts here at 6abc this sent in by tony of south ardmore park and you can see with the very difficult sky today with all that cloud cover you really pop some of those yellows oranges and especially the reds and a lot of work to do to clean up some of those leaves not only in the area parks but also your backyard. 59 in trenton, beach haven as well as philadelphia right now. 61 in reading. upper 50's for wilmington and right down to the shore sea isle city at 57. we just missed out on some rain that pushed all the way from atlanta where we did have some severe weather continuing with a tornado watch box just to the north and west of satisfy van inform all of this moisture as you can see pushing just to our south and east. there's high pressure just to
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the west near puts burg suppressing that moisture and helping to kick it out during the overnight hours tonight. it turns clear. we've got a calm wind 40 in the suburbs to 48 for center city. sounds chilly but that's a little bit above normal for overnight lows in the beginning of november. the overall pattern with the jet stream right now in the west, we've got the jet stream dipping way to the south is bringing very cool air, some much needed mountain snows for the sierras and also some of the valley rains for parts of san diego as well as los angeles and san francisco but for us whatever happens in the west coast is typically opposite here and that buckles the jet stream way to the north into canada and that means we are basking in well above normal temperatures over the next few days, highs in the 70's which is running about 10 to 15 degrees above average. so, that school day forecast for tomorrow, 52 at 7 o'clock in the morning. gorgeous warm afternoon. at noon 68 degrees and at 7 o'clock, 71 degrees.
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no jackets needed as the kids head home. tell them to stuff it in the back packs, bring it home not in the locker and then lots of sun in allentown tomorrow, 70 degrees with that westerly wind four to 8 miles an hour. and at the shore tomorrow looking pretty good here. 66 degrees, mostly sunny with a very light wind. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 70's the name of the game. tomorrow bright sunshine. midweek beauty also on wednesday, up to 74 degrees. warm but cloudy a-little weak area of low pressure riding through thursday at 74 degrees and then we'll gain a little more sunshine on friday. a very warm southwesterly wind at 76 degrees. and then a stronger cold front comes through saturday with some clouds in the morning of 65 and then back to what is normal for this time of year sunday and monday with. >> boo. >> with highs in the upper 50's. >> had to happen. >> that was just a day ago -- two days ago, boo. >> oh, i see, halloween. >> he's confused. >> i know he is. >> thank you so much. meantime what better way to kick off your work week
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than with a little action on the dance floor and you can find it here on 6abc at prime time. it starts with "dancing with the stars" of course. the seven remaining celebrities will perform a new dance honoring an influential person in their life. the six couples will face off in head to head dance-offs voted by america in realtime. "dancing with the stars" followed by the count down to the cma awards. stay tuned for "action news" at 11:00. >> ♪
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>> stand by with these stories and much more at 6 o'clock. breaking news from wayne where bomb squad investigators are looking into a cache of munitions found unside of a home. >> exclusive new video of the septa bus that crashed into a flatbed truck this afternoon injuring three people much those stories coming up.
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for adam joseph cecily tynan rick williams and the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass. have a great night. >> good night. newspapers back christine donohue for supreme court. saying this daughter of a coal miner gets the highest rating from the bar association. 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 okay. for the soccer team... for the girl scout meeting... how many meetings are you having?! giant just dropped prices on thousands more items.
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which makes the checkout lane, victory lane. my giant. >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> it is monday night and the big story on "action news" tonight is breaking news from wayne, pennsylvania. police are on the scene of a home in the unit block of marlyn road where law men have found a stash of munitions and what they describe as deplorable conditions. "action news" reporter
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christie auleto is live near the scene tonight. what's the scene. >> reporter: radnor police have been on the scene since about two there. all right this afternoon and take a look at what they found inside of this house. this is just one of the rounds of ammunition that they've found inside of that home. i mean, how did you guys come across all of this? >> when we went to check the well-being of who was inside the house, if anyone, we found this in the house. >> reporter: and there's several on the rounds of ammunition and other chemicals what you guys were saying were discovered. >> yup. that's that's correct. >> reporter: that's one of the reasons why this neighborhood has been for the most part blocked off. >> the street, yeah until we figure out what everything is. >> reporter: okay. this started off as a maintenance check here in wayne, delaware county. police are focusing their efforts on one of the homes in this cul-de-sac. when they entered the home not own did police discover prep moral conditions inside the residence but also munitions on the property that hazmat crews are combing through piece by piece. that has forced

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