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and russian athletes are facing allegations of doping and bribery at the 2012 olympic games. and kathleen kane is expected back in court in montgomery county, today's hearing focuses on another perjury charge kane is facing. david henry reports from norristown. >> attorney general kathleen kane has a chance to waive the preliminary hearing and moving on to a trial date, but her lawyer assures me she will be here and go through the process. this hearing is for the latest perjury charge she is facing. kane is accused of leaking
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confidental grand jury information and they found that kane did indeed leak the material and lied about it under oath, kane also claimed she never signed a secrecy oath and they say a later search of her office came up with a secrecy oath that she signed. she claims she is targeted by an old boys network, for unveiling pornographic emails circulated by judges. and this after the handling of the jerry sandusky case and kane faces peril outside of court as well. the state committee held the first of a series of hearing to determine if kane will be removed from office, her law license is suspended while she facing charges. the committee is determining if
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she can legally carry out the duties of her office while she has a suspended license. in norristown, david henry, channel 6 "action news." the trial begins today for a lehigh valley man for a man charged with killing his stepdaughter and abusing her corpse. they found her body and gregory graph's property and it was a year since she went missing, authorities say that graph shot the mother of three and then abused her body. a man convicted in the murder of a fellow police officer faces his fate today. he is accused of shooting and killing moses walker jr. in 2012.
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mcfarland is expected to get between 20 and 40 years behind bars. we are keeping an eye on the system bringing rain to the delaware valley all day long, sky 6 hd showing you philadelphia international airport. meteorologist, david murphy, is tracking periods of rain tapering off overnight with more from accuweather. >> not a particular comfortable day outside, and a mist blowing across the mist right now, looking at stormtracker 6 live double scan not where you see the green it's damp with the light mist and drizzle coming down from the relatively low clouds and another shower inching its way up into wilmington and pushing into chester county and this will continue a track up the 95 corridor into the northern and western suburbs and there is likely more where that came from later on, lots of clouds to the southwest and there doesn't appear to be a lot of additional rain and by the time we get into
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the late afternoon and evening, most of it likely not in the northern and western suburbs, and close to philadelphia as well. the wind speeds are part of the story, you step outside and it's a bit breezy, a sustained wind in millville, and the numbers are cool, and 61 in the city and 53 in reading and you add that damp feel, and a day you don't want to cope and layers, and water resistant gear, 62 at 4:00, and a high of 63 around 3:00, and 62 by 4:00, and down to 60, by 8:00. and the evening hours in particular, where we could be looking at another round of rain, it gets better, eventually tomorrow. we'll set our sights to that for the weekend it's all in the seven day. >> thank you. philadelphia police are looking for the gunman that shot and killed a man inside a
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grocery store this weekend, it happened at the j and r perez grocery in the city's mantua section at 8:00 a.m., the store's owner told "action news" he was upstairs when he saw the four gunshots, police say the victim was taken to the hospital and died minutes later, surveillance video showed the gunman was specifically targeting the victim, the gunman was last seen getting in a car outside of the store, and anyone with information is asked to call philadelphia police. the anonymous tip led to the arrest of a man that killed an 11-year-old boy. he was killed in hanover township and they charged this man, royce atkins with an accident that caused personal injury or death. officers became suspicious after seeing damage to atkin's car. to politics now, the republican candidates for president will face off for a
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first time tonight in milwaukee, wisconsin, not among them is new jersey governor, chris christie, he is in the undercard debate, organizers of tonight's debate promise a focus on substance. a new abc news washington poll shows ben carson and donald trump had a solid lead, 71% of republicans see carson favorably, 69% feel the say way about trump. the next closest is marco rubio seen favorable by 58% of republicans. as for chris christie, support hit him is slipping, 61% of new jersey voters say that it's time for christie to bow out of the race for the white house, when it comes to republicans nationwide, 40% say it's time
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for him to end his campaign. russia is at the serpt of an olympic scandal among allegations of bribery and doping, some are calling for russian athletes to be stripped of their medals and others want them banned from the next olympic games. >> allegations of doping, cheating and bribing according to russian president, vladimir putin, are quote, unfounded. putin firing back that russian track and field athletes used drugs in the 2012 olympics, sweeping all the races including the women's 800 meters. >> this is one of the biggest scandals to rock international sports in quite sometime. >> the anti-doping agency says its investigation revealed that the abuse was stemmic and they even staged a coverup.
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>> it's worse than we thought, it's actually affecting the results on the field of play. >> the agency is now demanding that the russians be stripped of their medal. >> i would like to see the medals owed to me and that means that athletes like alicia would be -- and calling for russia to be banned from inter nagal games including next year's rio olympics, and now fifa is closely monitoring the situation as russia is set to host the world cup. the olympic committee says that they have a month so respond and they have a zero tolerance
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policy. to come on 12:30, a shakeup at the university of missouri, the top officials that resign from their posts after allegations of racism on campus prompts an international outcry, but first -- >> scary moments for an oklahoma police officer, caught on camera. how police managed to subdue the woman after she slammed into a scad car. approaching medicare eligibility? don't put off checking out your medicare options until 65. now is a good time to get the ball rolling.
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body camera foot able show a woman in a stolen vehicle ramming into a police officer's patrol car in oklahoma, police say that the woman hit the squad car going 50 miles per hour and ignored repeated requests to stop the car and even yelling obscenities at police and they finally subdued her with a taser. there are sweeping changes at the university of missouri, two of the university top officials have stepped down after protests over how the
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school handled allegations of racism on campus, alex perez reports from columbia, missouri. i'm resigning from the university of missouri system. tim wolf resigned on monday and chancellor of the columbus campus are transitioning to other roles after a tidal wave of students that are unhappy alleging racism on campus. >> i take full responsibility for the inaction that has occurred. students saying they have been subjected to racial slurs, a swastika found recently in a campus bathroom and one student instituting a hunger strike until wolf resigns and a football team said they would
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not play until the president stepped aside. >> let this be a testament to athletes across the country, you do have power. >> the university vowing action to create the new role of chief diversity and inclusion and equity officer. and it's a victory now being watched on campuses across the nation also facing racial tensions, like yale, students protesting racial intolerance on campus. >> i am making a voice for all over universities, saying you don't have to stand for it. injustices on your campus. >> students tell me it's an emotional roller coaster for them and they forfeiting the upcoming. obesity is taking its toll on
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children at a young age, a study of children of 8 to 18 years old show that obese kids have a thickened muscle on the heart, the children did not have outward signs of heart disease, and kids with diabetes or kids too big to fit in an mri machine were excluded so the number could be higher. the soup points out that the protein box has more than regular cheerios, the consumer advocacy nonprofit filed the suit saying the label is misleading and they say the protein box is advocately labeled. that it carries 18% for protein by weight and did not comment on
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the amount of sugar. the holiday season may be more than a gift for retailers, half of u.s. retailers are planning to hire seasonal workers, the biggest hiring make in a decade and the retail federation has good news, more people plan to buy this holiday season. like for their coworkers. >> wait. still ahead on "action news" a check of your forecast. >> gift cards for me -- sky 6 hd showing wilmington on this soggy day. david murphy has an update from accuweather when we come right back.
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meteorologist, david murphy here now with another check of the forecast, when can we see november shine? we'll have to wait until tomorrow afternoon. >> what time would you say? stormtracker 6 live double scan auto with the questions you. a lot of dry space out there, even where you don't see the
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green, you have mist and drizzle from the low hanging clouds and an active shower in chester county, it looks like oxford is getting rid of the worst of that, highlights in yellow, and it may take a half our or so to get on through. we have cloudy skies across the region and as i said it may be damp and breezy too. 62 degrees right now in philadelphia, dew point 57, the up there pretty high and when you get the dew point close to the temperature, a saturated air mass, winds out of the east coming in off the ocean, and adding an element of moisture, kind of selling it a bit. and filling things in at 5:00 or 6:00, there is heavier stuff to the west and i think this is a real good shot of this happening. the air is moistening up with the easterly flow and as the
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disturbance pops up it will enhance the precipitation in the northern and western suburbs, by 11:00 we mainly dry out but as late as 5:30 in the morning when we are back on the air, there may be something to show you on radar. these model runs owe flopping back and forth a bit but i think the morning hours any way start out fairly cloudy and maybe a little bit damp, rainfall totals we have got .38 inches in philadelphia, we is seen up over an inch or more, in parts of south jersey, what we are looking at here on out is another half inch or so and some saying maybe more, a half inch is pretty good especially from philadelphia up to the north and west, and your totals from the entire storm will wind up a half inch to an inch across most of the region, high temperatures today, cloudy and damp and 58 in town and 63 in both philadelphia and wilmington and 65 in millville and 63 in cape may, we
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stay in the 60s and cloudy and damp and on the windy side, this is how we start to sink, 5:00, 61 and the overnight low 54 degrees, as we look at the tropics, tropical storm kate looks to become a category one hurricane but it misses bermuda, this is late in the season for a category one hurricane as high up as cape teras. late in the afternoon and evening you have a great chang of that rain firing up again and veterans day starts out dreary with mist and drizzle and a fair amount of sunshine in the afternoon and high of 65 and 63 on thursday with another system bringing in yet another shower, although this time it's mainly in the afternoon.
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and mainly light, only a .10 inch and .25 inch in spots on thursday. after that we are cooling down and staying dry, a great sunday, a great day for the eagles and their fans. >> thanks david. and it's an exciting night on "dancing with the stars" and it included a medical scare that almost forced a star to leave the floor for good. alicia vitarelli is here to wrap up the drama. >> star his to learn two dances, the stress landing one star in the hospital and two others got rave reviews from the judges. alexa tied her hand at contemporary dance and her risk
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came with reward, she and partner mark ballis learned a score of 30 out of 30. bindi erwin performed her first viennese waltz last night and derek hough was worried about letting her down but no worry, they also earned a perfect score. and tamar jackson checked into a hospital for pneumonia and exhaustion, she earned own 22 out of 30, and she showed up minutes before the final dance that means everyone is up for elimination. >> alexa and mark -- and there you see it alexa was sent home despite the perfect score, she
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shared a hug with her husband and fellow contestant, carlos, she is happy to leave on a high note. it's really getting tense. and five celebrities are left and dancing toer your votes and a chance to compete for the mirror ball trophy, that is next monday at 8:00. it's that kind of season, you get a perfect score and you are still not safe.
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we went hiking. not really the outdoorsy type. >> this new boyfriend is getting you out of your comfort zone. >> you could say that -- >> tonight on 6 abc it's an all new episode of wicked city,
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betty tries to reach out to friends for help after she discovers her new boyfriend is a serial killer that is tonight at 10:00 after muppets and marvel "agents of s.h.i.e.l.d." "action news" follows at 11:00. that is quite a lineup, it spans the spectrum. >> miss piggy to serial killer. >> gets you out of your comfort zone, stormtracker 6 live double scan is showing us a little scattered shower activity and we are damp and highs of 60, getting up to 63 in the i-95 corridor and more of the same the rest of the way and steady rain tonight. >> thank you david. >> a look at stories coming up later today beginning at 4:00, that includes the new guidelines, designed to make youth soccer safer by not
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heading the ball and it applies to the kid 11 to 13. and everything you thought you knew about your childhood, not only is winnie the pooh a girl but a canadian girl, who uncovered the bear bombshell. >> don't believe it. don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> for david murphy, rick williams and the entire "action news" team, i'm sara bloomquist have a great afternoon.
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