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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 emergency
crews to close the cul-de-sac off and neighboring streets. they've deemed that home to not be occupied. they say that the homeowner is a firearms broker. he is on scene and right now they are questioning him. reporting live in wayne, delaware county, christie auletto channel6 "action news." >> christie, thank you. let's go to the late of the now on the investigation into the crash between a septa bus and a flatbed truck. it happened in the 7900 block of oxford avenue in the fox chase section of philadelphia. the flatbed truck was hauling a huge front end loader when it collided with a bus. three people were sent to the hospital. "action news" reporter sarah bloomquist is live at that scene. sarsarah. >> reporter: this is viewer video in the moments after a septa bus and a truck falling a front end loader collided in the 7900 block of oxford avenue.
chris berg goes was one of the witness who rushed to help the passengers. >> jumped in the front window because the front window of the bus was busted out. >> reporter: right. >> to see if everybody was all rightism the truck driver with the load had been heading up oxford toward rhawn escorted by an officer on a motorcycle. the bus driver was coming out of the fox chase bus loop making a right onto oxford. police believe the bus driver watched the officer pass but didn't see the truck behind it and pulled into its path. >> it's crazy. you know, it's crazy. i don't understand how a driver like that can miss that giant thing with a police escort. doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: on that viewer video you can see an officer climbing on board the bus to assist. nora mccloskey saw all this and the moments after the truck came to rest against her studio. >> i was in the center and it was at the corner so i was just immediately glad that i was alive but then i heard a woman screaming and then i -- that was startling. >> reporter: two of the
three passengers on board and the driver went to the hospital with minor injuries. neighbors said they've complained that septa's long accordion buses can't negotiate the loop. they expected one day there would be a crash but not like this. >> it's just a mess and nothing has been done about it. >> reporter: as we look back live, they towed away the bus. it took some time to get the truck out of here. there are still concerns about the structural integrity of the two buildings it crashed into and you can see firefighters are still here on the scene. they're thinking about shoring up those buildings just to be safe. it's unclear when they'll be able to move weigh the huge front end loader that that truck was recallin hauling away. in a statement released within the hour septa has said it has been working with the community to improve the safety around this bus loop and will continue to do so. live in fox chase, i'm sarah bloomquist, channel6 "action news." >> thank you, sarah. the search continues tonight for a gunman who
spearheaded an attempted robbery over the weekend. this is the way it looked saturday night in reading as three bandits hit a convenience store but the bandits didn't counter on what happened next. "action news" reporter john rawlins has that story. >> reporter: it was about 11:00 p.m. halloween when three robbers burst into latino's meat market led by a masked gunman. >> he came in with guns blazing inch the fast paved violent robbery captured on video shows the gunman jumping over the counter. but the bad guys met resistance. authorities say the two legally armed store owners brothers fired back killing two of the three. d.a. john adams said their use of deadly force was self-defense. >> the use of force in this situation was legal and justified. >> reporter: the dead men 21-year-old raul neves hernandez had an active warrant and 45-year-old salis koe was on parole. the gunman after robbing the register managed to get away. >> we are 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 pockmark the little store. the owner declined to appear on camera saying death threats had been made. choosing his words carefully red ago's police chief said what occurred saturday night was the right result. >> i can't advise citizens all the time to use such force. if it goes wrong there are really dire consequences but in this case it worked out. >> reporter: there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the third man. once found, the d.a. says he would be charged any other only with robbery but second degree murder for triggering the violent confrontation that led to the deadly shooting. in reading, john rawlins, channel6 "action news." >> thank you, john. we have an update on the investigation into a toddler's death in haddon township new
jersey. a toxicology report on three-year-old brendan creato has come back negative. that means there were no foreign substances in his system. that's according to the attorney representing the child's father. brendan was found last month in the woods about a half mile from his father's home. david dj creato has been questioned by police but his attorney says they're still waiting to get more information. >> we don't even have that information from the investigators yet that someone had something to do with this boy's death. we have no answers about what happened to this boy and after today we have one answer that just really leads to more questions. >> the autopsy report is still pending and the prosecutor's office will not comment on the toxicology report. the philadelphia school district will take out a loan now of a quarter of a billion dollars to keep classes running through the end of 2015. today the school reform commission approved the borrowing of $250 million. philadelphia is among dozens
of districts in the state seeking loans to make ends meet in the absence of a state budget. superintendent william hite says without money coming from the state they're forced to borrow from the banks with interest. >> ♪ tomorrow is election day in pennsylvania and new jersey and in philadelphia voters will head to the polls to decide who will be the next mayor. both mayoral candidates spent today reaching out to voters. democrat jim kenney had lunch with immigrant restaurant owners in south philadelphia. and we caught up with republican melissa murray bailey in mayfair rallying her team to get out the vote. polls in pennsylvania open at 7:00 a.m. new jersey voters can get an earlier start at 6:00 a.m. the polls close in both states at 8:00 p.m. and of course "action news" will have complete coverage of all the biggest races tomorrow. just stay with 6abc.com for realtime results as the votes
are tallied and then join "action news" at 10:00 on phl17 and at 11:00 here on channel6 for reaction from the winners and the losers. coming up on "action news" tonight, high school students take on the role of teacher to show elementary school students what fun science can be. and we'll hear from lebron james as he and the cleveland cavaliers get ready to play the sixers tonight. >> despite a lot of clouds we made it up to 65 degrees today but temperatures in the 70's just to our west. they'll be moving in and sticking around for awhile. i'll explain in the accuweather forecast. >> those stories and much more when "action news" continues tonight. >> ♪
>> governor chris christie and president obama were both in new jersey today to talk about the criminal justice system. christie met with police officers in camden to praise their efforts to reduce crime. christie says the overhaul of the city's police department and the focus on community policing should serve as a model for the country. at the same time the president was in newark meeting with former inmates to discuss his plan to help give offenders a second chance. >> ♪ so much is being said these days about the need to match young people with stem education. science technology engineering and mathematics. as "action news" reporter katherine scott found out today, it's much easier when you make it fun. >> reporter: technically speaking that was a decomposition reaction of hydrogen peroxide.
informally it's just plane cool. >> it was really fun. >> this is chemistry. we don't real dollar chemistry at school. >> they were basically blowing up things. >> it's orange. >> reporter: the women and science in engineering club from great valley high school oregon wise brought their experience to sugartown. from magnet particulars to polymers the demonstrations for the fourth grade classes were varied but the idea the same, make science fun and kids pay attention. >> kind of telling kids how cool science is because i think it kind of gets lost along the way. >> we always need more scientists and engineers so getting them interested in science at a young age is a good way to ensure that they follow this in the future. >> reporter: there are some budding scientists and engineers in the midst. eager for opportunities like this to further explore. some already have career goals. >> i would like to learn about space and help nasa, like people who design the space
ships. >> reporter: but there's educational value in this for the older students as well as the high schoolers reinforce their knowledge of the subject matter and answer questions for the younger students. >> it makes ah it very motivating a i believe for the high school students as well. things the they may not have thought very interesting seeing the expression and excitement on the you knower students' faces gives them a new found sense of excitement as well. >> the high school ertz help these kids have fun today but they're hoping their interest rubs off on some of these students and perhaps sparks a life long love of sciences. >> even if it's just impacting one person to think maybe this kid learned something new and decides they love science now. >> reporter: in malvern, katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> we want to tell you about a well deserved honor earned by a member of the "action news" team. 6abc's photojournalist olga dee dejesus.
she had a phone call from california. he cited olga's can do relentless attitude. sherwood also said olga is an employee who embraces the notion of doing well by also doing good. and inspiring those around her to do the same. >> this sort of thing, this sort of attention is never something that i ever want. i really don't want but i appreciate it so. >> olga was singled out as m.v.p. among disney abc's 12,000 employees around the world. another congratulations from us to olga dejesus. 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
>> cleveland cavaliers in philadelphia and that means you know who. >> yeah, you know who is here, lebron james, jim and he's something to see. the best player on the planet brings his team, the cavs and their circus slow to the wells fargo center tonight. as jaime apody tells us lebron will have fans in the stands
and on the sixers bench. >> reporter: lebron james is used to being his own road show. according to forbes magazine the cavs led the nba in road attendance last season. >> it's an honor to know that you have fans all over and even in other respective buildings. so, that's why i love to play the game. >> reporter: now in his 13th year the four time nba m.v.p. is far removed from his first bit on a then rebuilding cavs team. as for the sixers situation. >> everyone wants instant oatmeal and but it's always a process. you got to put the time in. you got to build things from the ground up and this year is about making a change and it happens ultimately it will happen when i'm done though. with 21 points tonight james will hit 25,000 for his career and become the i didn't know evident player in nba history to reach that milestone. there's one sixer that's well aware of that, he's followed his career every step of the
way. >> as a kid you look at guys like lebron or whatever and you almost look at them as almost like not human, they're like super heroes to you almost. >> reporter: growing up in toronto his christmas gift was to see lebron play. he owned a closet full of his jerseys. >> he's obsessed with him. hopefully he can put that aside. >> reporter: this morning i let lebron know. >> pretty cool. didn't know he went to michigan. it's still pretty cool. >> at least he knows -- he acknowledged my existence. >> reporter: with the sixers jaime apody channel6 "action news." >> it's cowboys week. you know what that means. nonstop hype. sunday night the two teams will meet in dallas both trying to turn their disappointing season around. jeff skversky caught up with brandon graham. >> do you as a philadelphia eagle have any doubts truck guys can finish this job and win the division. >> oh, no, we not worried at all. we canny we know we can play with everybody and we're
inches away from being the team we want to be and i just don't -- i'm done talking about it. i just can't wait for us to put it altogether. >> just do it. >> he let the pads do the talking for us and so that the media can do all the talking and we just keep working. >> the phillies reaching to their past to fill out their coaching staff. mickey morandini coming back. he'll coach first base and handle base running duties. former phillies short stop spent the last five years in the minor leagues as a manager and coach. kansas city royals are world series championsly the clincher happened last night with a seven-two victory over the mets in game advertisement needless to say they were a little happy in the clubhouse. >> the kansas city royals world series. [cheers and applause] >> goggles seemed appropriate. >> appropriate indeed and
thank you ducis. eagles kicked off a winning drive today. their third annual healthy food drive. today players helped load the eagles helmet cart with fruits and vegetables and delivered to it a local food bank. the team is encouraging fans to donate food throughout this month to benefit the coalition against hunger's green light pantries. 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
>> warm weather coming in for what almost the whole week. >> for four days. >> four days. >> right through end of the work week. near record temperatures. >> record temperatures. >> are you so happy about this. >> i can't stand it i'm so happy. >> you just gave away my forecast. storm tracker6 live double scan showing that we don't have any rain out there today
despite a lot of cloud cover. but the clouds have been clearing out and i got this photo he tweeted to me from alex of the sunset in wilmington, delaware and, yes, the sunset at 4:58 eastern standard time. and this is a live look on sky6. i know, this is only depressing thing about this forecast is that it is now very dark, kind of a sign of the times but temperature-wise we're going to be turning back the clock as we head through the work week. right now temperatures still pretty mild. 61 degrees in philadelphia, our high 65. that's 4 degrees above average. allentown 54, trenton 59, wilmington 54, sea isle city 56 and wilmington currently 58 degrees. so, for tonight the clouds will be clearing out. a light breeze and temperatures really not dropping very low for this time of the year. 40 degrees in allentown, 44 in trenton, 48 in philadelphia, cape may 49 and wilmington 44. satellite6 along with action radar showing this high pressure will be our weather
maker for the next several days. as high pressure -- this high pressure has been keeping the rain do you think to th down to. it's really the opposite in california and this is great news for the state. 97 percent of california is in a drought but they have been get something pretty heavy rain and if you look here you see the light and that blue, that is snow finally for the sierra nevadas. one to 2 feet expected at the peak then really adds to the snow pack which will help the drought situation and this pattern will persist for the next few days. what we have is a big dip in the jet stream out to the west. cool and unsettled. to the east we have this buildinbuilding ridge and that s temps in the 70's, 10 to 15 degrees above average. the record high on friday 79 degrees, set back in the 19 40's and i think we'll be within a few degrees of that.
tomorrow lots of sunshine. grab the sunglasses but leave the jackets at home for the afternoon. it's going to be very mild. at 7 o'clock 51 degrees, by 10 o'clock, 62. 1 o'clock, 69 and by 4 o'clock, temperature in the 70's. 71 degrees. this is a nice looking forecast if you like things warm. so, the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, tomorrow it's election day. wall to wall sunshine and temperatures unseasonably warm. up to a high of 72 degrees. jim, if you like it warmer than that, i think you'll like wednesday, though. plenty of sunshine with a high up to 74 degrees. on thursday, we do have some cloud cover. future tracker showing that the clouds will be building through the day. at 1 o'clock, especially north of philadelphia, though it appears there could be a few showers. i think most of the showers will miss us to the north. could get a sprinkle or two but even with the cloud cover on thursday, the afternoon high still 74 degrees. on friday, things begin to change. we get wind, even stronger out of the southwest ahead of a cold front.
that will bring us some building clouds in the afternoon but look at that high. 76 degrees and again the record high 79 set back in 1948. but behind that front on saturday, temperatures will drop. we'll see morning clouds. as long as that front keeps going some afternoon sunshine, 65 degrees. and then temperatures crash. feeling like november finally on sunday. it will be sunny but seasonable with a high of 58 degrees. and monday partly sunny with a high of 59 but we're looking at four days in a row of temperatures in the 70's. enjoy it. >> can't complain. and you know i don't like that. i'm sorry. >> i said i'm getting sick. >> are you okay? >> it's the forecast. >> you all right? >> i'll call in sick. >> i'm sorry. >> i'm making a joke. >> i fell for it. abc news world news tonight is next on channel six with david muir. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl with brian taff, sharrie williams adam joseph and ducis rodgers.
please join us for a special report on bad cell phone behavior. here's a preview of what you'll see tonight at 11:00 here on channel6. >> reporter: i'm erin o'hearn. of course there is a time and a place to take that phone call or send a text. but some people are taking it too far. >> 20 pages of crap. >> reporter:. >> selfish self centered narcissistic, completely disconnected. >> reporter: what are the dos and don'ts? 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. >> and for cecily tynan who really is okay, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00. >> ♪
tonight, two major storms hitting both coasts. the chain reaction crash. the pictures coming in right now. the winds blinding drivers. multiple injuries. and the east coast now bracing. the massive tornado outbreak. at least 18 confirmed tornadoes across several states. a home surveillance camera pictures this. the mid-air ka stas trophy. the leading theories emerging. a bomb, a missile, or was it mechanical? a top u.s. official will not rule out isis. donald trumps and the debates, breaking away from the rest of the candidates. what he now says before getting on that stage. the e. coli scare. c chipotle shutting down restaurants. and the home explosion. authorities say this time, it was n