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hello begin here are the stories we are following at 12:30, it's election day and several key open spots are up for grabs including the mayor of philadelphia, and the twist for the white house, it's new frontrunner that emerges from the field of republican candidates, and why a texas man said his boy scout training may have saved his life when was trapped in floodwaters inside of his car. and now developing news out of philadelphia, we learned that the person that was trapped under a train at the market frank ford l line has died. chopper 6 hd was over the scene at 6th and market it's unclear how the person fell on the tracks, crews are still working to remove the body from the tracks, we'll have further up dates when we get them at 6abc.com.
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it is election day in the delaware valley, it's an off year for presidential and congressional elections, there are still several local elections to keep an eye on. vernon odom is live in the east falls section with more on all of this. >> reporter: hello sara, several poll workers tell me today that voter turnout here in the city and the near suburbs may not reach 30%, that is because the races have not set the electorate on fire, this is the 38th ward of philadelphia, we came here to sample voter mood in this section. >> voter turnout is expected to be low in the city and region today. the race for mayor involves jim kinney running with an advantage over melissa murray bailey, this has not spurred turnout fever, and that infuriates folks that
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always turn out no matter how low key the election. >> i would like to see us elect a matter that could clean up the department of license and inspections and work with the governor to see that we have an adequate budget for the school, the school situation is just dire as far as i'm concerned. >> i don't understand why people don't come out and vote, you don't have a voice if you don't vote. >> there are three seats wide open for the taking, there say full-court press here in philadelphia and in fact statewide. >> i think that the supreme court, the three judges from the supreme court, i think that is extremely extremely important. there are three unprecedenced seats up for grabs and they will be in office for ten-years.
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>> there say hot battle for d.a. in montgomery county. as bruce castner tries to reclaim the post he once held and is up against steele, turnout is all important here too. >> reporter: rick, we'll be heading to points county this afternoon to gauge the voter mood in the suburbs. live in east falls, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> all right vernon thank you, on this election day the race for the white house is heating up. dr. ben carson has taken the lead for the gop according to the national poll as republicans call for change ahead of their next debate next week. >> reporter: ripping into his republican rivals once again, gop presidential candidate, donald trump exclusively says that ben carson does not have the experience to be president.
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>> you have to run the military and take care of the vets. >> this is what ben is doing, inching his way up in the polls, it shows retired neurosurgeon carson has frontrunner status and this comes as the gop candidates battle it out under upcoming rules, after a debate hosted by cnbc. >> they can't handle a bunch of cnbc moderators. >> and president obama weighed in on the presidential candidates and their debate demands. >> if you can't handle those guys, i don't think the chinese and russians are going to be too worried about you. >> the gop team seemingly falling apart and say they will not sign on to a plan that everyone agreed to in the last minute. trump wants to stay out of the debate controversy. >> also refusing to sign on is
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chris christie and carly fiorina, saying they will stay away from the fray when it comes to debate. >> the gop presidential candidate, donald trump is considering a few of his contenders as his future vp, he will not say who he is eyeing until he wins the nomination. >> all right, from our delaware newsroom now, a 13-year-old is one of the victims of a double shooting in wilmington, the girl was shot in the leg at 4:30 yesterday afternoon at the corner of third and harrison streets, a man also took a bullet to the hip, the gunman and motive are still unknown. minutes later police and medics showed up to a second shooting in wilmington, a man needed mediate attention at kirkwood street, and there is a rash of gun violence closing in on a record according to authorities.
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and police are investigating a shooting at a mobile only development, a 27-year-old man was found shot in the lower torso and was rushed to a hospital, police don't have a motive or suspects at this time. philadelphia police are looking for two suspects wanted for stealing cell phones, both suspects are caught on camera last month on the lmn market on south street, one suspect was seen negotiating the sale of an iphone with the theft victim, after the victim bought the phone they switched the bags without them knowing, they made off with the cash and the phones. anybody with information is asked to call philadelphia police. turning to accuweather, the calendar says november but it sure doesn't feel like it. lets go live outside, sky 6 hd taking a look at atlantic city, temperatures topping out in the 70s and this unseasonably warm
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weather sticks around for the rest of the week. david murphy is outside of our studios now with more. >> doesn't it feel nice out here? absolutely gorgeous, close to 70 in philadelphia already, pushing towards 1:00, the satellite and radar showing the system is pushing farther away from us, and clouds all the way down the virginia and north carolina border but nothing around here because high pressure is in control and there is a little bit of cloud cover hanging out in the evening showers and late afternoon hours yesterday but it is long gone, this morning we got lows under clear skies that were startling in some cases, allentown got down to 35 degrees and close to that in reading and lancaster and millville. philadelphia 46. but we turned it around as expected and the high pressure is bringing the sun and 76 in philadelphia and similar temperature across the coast and new york city. 70 is your temperature at 2:00,
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we'll get to 72 for a high around 3:00 and still holding on to 70 by 4:00, if you have the option of heading to the polls or something else outdoors during the 2:00 to 4:00 hour you are looking good. 56 by 8:00 and down to 54 by 10:00. looks like the mild air sticks around for the work week and i'll run it down for you again in the seven-day forecast. for now good to have an outdoor job even for a couple of minutes. >> and you have one, david. three penn state students may have mumps, that is prompting a warning from the university. all the students do not live in residence halls, and mumps is highly contagious and is passed through saliva, they are warning students not to share food or do other things that can spread the disease. there is much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, new details from the federal
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investigators about last week's plane fire on a florida runway, what officials say was disconnected on the plane minutes before it went up in flames. >> coming up later, robin williams' widow speaks out the disease she says that led to his suicide.
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that accepts medicare patients. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. call now and request your free decision guide... and start gathering the information you need to help you go long™. a texas man pulled out his cell phone after floodwaters picked up his car and he called 911, dispatchers told him to roll down the windows and stay in the scar, he floated for a half mile before he had a chance to get out. he grabbed a tree branch and was able to get out and claimed boy scout training was the reason for his survival. national airlines flight
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405, caught fire while taxiing for takeoff in ft. lauderdale, they found a piece of the main fuel line disconnected before the fire, the jet was in store able for two years before it was brought out for the flight and the ntsb will complete its investigation on the ground today. now to an abc exclusive. robin williams' widow susan williams spoke out for the first time. she shared his life for seven years and he suffered from depression and paranoia for years and took his own life inside a san francisco home last year. she says it was not depression but a complex brain disorder that led to his death. >> most people think your husband killed himself because he was depressed. >> dementia killed robin and took his life, and that is what
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i have spent the last year getting to the bottom of. >> was he losing his mind? >> yes, absolutely. and he was aware of it. >> susan also said that robyn williams was suspose to check into a fault days before he died. and drones are suppose to be a hot ticket for this year's christmas (s. >> drones are pretty affordable right now and with the gift giving season upon us, people have their eyes on the skies. >> they are easy to fly and you can take it out of the box and have it flying in minutes. >> but the low price tag and easy use has officials worried about what you should know before you fly a drone or buy one, and what features to look for before buying.
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sixers fans witnessed a milestone, lebron james scored his 25,000th career point, at age 30 he is the youngest player to reach that coveted plateau, he reached that with a standing ovation from sixers fans. the cavs won in 127 to 100. sky 6 hd showing you the philadelphia international airport nice day to fly in or fly out. david murphy has and update from accuweather when "action news" continues.
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david murphy is here now, was it hard to come inside. >> i dragged in with my tail between my legs.
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stormtracker 6 live double scan so right now we have got no rain, and as we take a look outside, plenty of sunshine out there and a beautiful picture on sky 6 hd live, this is our picture from our temple camera and that is the 6 abc zoo balloon, very nice picture and a nice day for a ride and winds light and temperatures warming up. your highlights to the forecast include a warm work week, it's nice today and it's only tuesday, it will stay nice through friday in terms of the weather, we get into a cool weekend and we see that in the seven-day forecast, 69 in philadelphia and your winds are light out of the southwest at 5 miles per hour, a lot of spots are reporting calm winds now, a nice day building, satellite shows you there is little cloud cover to the north and south and yesterday's cloud cover is well to the south at this point. up in allentown 72, and 73 in reading and 72 in wilmington and
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70 in millville and down in cape may, 68 there, and atlantic city probably about 70, at 2:00, are you sitting on 70, and we'll get the high of 72 at 3:00, between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 or so, you are looking at nice weather to get over to the polls, and 6:00 an hour after sun down, 64 degrees and down to 56 degrees as the polls close in new jersey and pennsylvania this evening, cool air is out west for the next several days with the trough in the jet stream, but we are looking at a ridge of high pressure and that pushes that cold air well up into canada through friday, and temperatures in the 70s and winding up 10 to 15 degrees above average, rare to get this many days in the highs in the 70s this time of year. temperatures right now, you can
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see the mild air extended from philadelphia, a similar number in cincinnati, you have to go to chicago and st. louis to find cold air right now, we'll tap into this stuff near memphis and new orleans and atlanta the next few days. today's high is 72 degrees, if you are headed to the polls after sun down, bring a jacket it will get chillier, great on wednesday, 74 and 74 on thursday with more clouds building in and a chance of a sprinkle our shower here and there, and friday takes the cake, we see sun mixing with clouds and a high up to 76 degrees, very warm at night there will be showers that could spill into early saturday morning, but if you have stuff to do the overnight low is only 64 degrees, but that say nice saturday start, i am emceeing the purple stride against pancreatic cancer on saturday, it's dry and milder
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than it has been at times in early november. >> do we need coats next week frmg we are getting down to 50s for highs so sure. >> keep them away for now. we don't want to think about that. last night on "dancing with the stars," stole the show and won themselves immunity. alicia vitarelli is here at the big board with more. >> so it goes, someone has to leave, it was icon's night in hollywood, each celebrity chose a special song that inspired them in their career or in their lives. the final seven celebrities took to the ballroom floor to honor the most influential people in their lives. bindy erwin's fox trot was a not
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to the leading lady that inspires her every day. grace kelly. alex skarlatos paid tribute to chris kyle, american sniper. and singer andy grammar honored stevie wonder and his mother with his viennese waltz but it was nick carter who stole the show. his contemporary performance paid ohmage to his wife lauren and earned him the best score of the night, that earns nick and sharna safety in this week's elimination, the rest were left to face-off in head to head battles and america voted in real time. ♪ ♪
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and at the end of the night -- >> andy and allison, andy grammar became the latest celebrity booted from the ballroom. >> it was fitting that i leave tonight after getting to honor her through dance. >> here is a look at the leader board going into the final weeks of the competition, six celebrities, nick and sharna at the top and at the bottom, alec and lindsay, the stars have to learn another new dance for next week's live performance and we are winding down to the mirror ball trophy, monday at 8:00 here on 6 abc. >> i was impressed. she has moves and so do you. it makes me think -- next season. >> maybe not. quick break.
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coming up tonight on 6 abc, an all newicked city, is featured a serial killer on the streets in 1972, it stars ed westwick from "gossip girl," there say third start the 70s music track that sets the scene. >> it got reuntruced to me and it was round and round in my head. >> it's so obviously at times and some timeless, you can appreciate it so much. >> we have to hear the sound track. >> wicked city airs at 10:00 after the muppets and fresh off the boat and "agents of
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s.h.i.e.l.d." "action news" follows at 11:00. david with a look at those really nice temperatures. >> they are nice actually, we have decent numbers, 73 in reading and same thing in kutztown and along the i-95 corridor, cooler 72 degrees there and down the shore on or about 70 for a high. >> all right david thank you. finally this noon, jimmy kimmel shared his annual halloween prank, every year he asked parents to convince their kids that they ate their halloween candy and record their reaction. >> here there is a couple of pieces left in there. >> i want skittles. >> i ate all of it -- daddy too -- >> kimmel said he got more than
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1,000 submissions this year. you can watch more on our website at 6abc.com. i couldn't deal with it. >> mean but funny. a look at stories coming up today on "action news" at 4:00. with thousands of followers, this australia girl was one of the most popular girls on the internet. why she thought down. and don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. i'm rick williams have a nice tuesday afternoon. we'll see you later.
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