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hatfield village apartments. >> reporter: well jim, police say that oscar herrera admitted to breaking into the apartment unit early monday morning and jumping into bed with that 6-year-old girl a room she shared with her brother. oscar herrera is facing charges after assaulting a 6-year-old while sleeping in her home. >> details provided by both children, it's quite clear from the evidence that this individual is engaged in terrible acts with the child, the 6-year-old was woken up with the adult male behind her and threatened to harm her and told her to shut up. the 11-year-old was sleeping in the bottom bunk, heard herrera's voice and ran to his parents
room for help. >> kaem out and there were cop cars everywhere and they even blocked me in and i had no clue what it was at that time. it just disturbs me. >> now, herrera admitted to police that he broke into the same unit a couple of months ago and no one was inside at the time and his bail is set at $1 million. >> thank you christie, it's a wet day for most of the tri-state area and we are apparently if the quite through, lets get the latest from cecily tynan and double scan radar. >> reporter: keep the umbrellas on hand through the evening hours, double scan live radar showing we have some scattered showers, not as widespread as this morning, one shower over newcastle delaware and a few more lining up through atlantic county and ocean county, and more is on the way through the evening hours, the bigger issue right now is the visibility, the
evening commute, visibility down to 2.5 miles, philadelphia international airport reporting average delays, one our for departing and arriving flights. 2 miles in allentown and 2 miles in wildwood. we have the drizzle and low clouds and the heaviest rain has arced north of our region however there is a surface low south of cape may and an upper level low that is lifting to the north and what that will do is bring us showers, the heaviest in areas north and west when are looking at the additional quarter inch to half inch, it will be tapering off after midnight and lingering drizzle through the overnight hours and then tomorrow veterans day, our weather will be dramatically improving through the day, morning clouds giving way to afternoon sunshine and 58 by 9:00 and then it warms up to 65
degrees, it's a beautiful afternoon, i am tracking another round of rain on the way. and we'll talk about when in the accuweather forecast. >> thank you cecily. on rainy, dreary days like today, we urge you to check in at 6abc.com/weather, you can find storm tracker 6 radar, with real time updates on rain and the seven day accuweather forecast. the man who pleaded guilty to murdering a philadelphia police officer, learned his fate today, a judge sentenced chancier mcfarland to spend 30 to 40 years in prison, they say that he and an accomplice robbed moses walker in 2012, as walker tried to pull his service weapon, they fired three shots killing walker, he made a plea deal to testify against jones, jones was sentenced to life in prison in june. attorney general, kathleen
kane was back in cord today this time in montgomery county, she was held over for trial for charges of perjury. >> kane had nothing to say when she arrived in court and nothing to say when she left. a year ago she testified before a grand jury investigating her for leaking information to a reporter, it came from a grand jury investigation of a prominent civil rights leader, kane maintained she never signed a secrecy only for that grand jury, but they found a document that she signed two days in office. a secrecy only, that number one to the present. kane's lawyer says she simply forgot she signed the document. >> she was making one basic fundamental point, that she was
never sworn into the 2009 grand jury, number one and the materials in 2014, you have heard this a million times were not grand jury material, shed -- she believed it then and believes it now. but the judge is not buying it, she will be tried on that as well as the other counts. police are looking for the gunman that kill aid 22-year-old man in mantua, maurice mcdonald was shot inside of jr perez grocery on north 38th street. the owner was upstairs and heard four gunshots and rushed downstairs to fine mcdonald on the floor, he was taken to the hospital where he died. the store owner tells "action news" that the surveillance
video shows that mcdonald was the target of the gunman. faith organizations are calling for an end to violence in philadelphia. members of the christiana association at the university of pennsylvania marched through the campus and before that they held a prayer service for the 206 people killed last year by gun violence. fast food workers walked off the job today across the country including philadelphia. they marched in center city demanding the minimum wage be increased to $15 an hour, organizers chose today exactly one year from election day to get the attention of lawmakers. the william penn foundation held a meeting for policy makers, they discussed way to improve early learning opportunities for pennsylvania students, the group row viewed a
university of pennsylvania study into the keystone stars performance standards and the effect on student outcomes, tom wolf proposed $4 billion in his bunt for the program and announces that he and the republican leadership agreed on basic framework that would include an increase in sales taxes and hundreds of millions of dollars of new money for the schools. we detailed the agreement last night on "action news" at 11:00. lost medals from a world war ii hero found their way back to the new jersey soldier's family one day before veterans day, during a ceremony at the american legion in toms river, cheryl puro was reunited with her grandfather's lost medaled one is the gold star, and her grandfather served as a doctor
in north africa, he survived the war and died in 1997, she thanked nick delprethe man that found the medals. >> i think it's nice they are returning to me, they belong with us and i'm appreciative, he is very nice. >> it excites me to know i have done something worthwhile. >> he says he found the medals at a flea market and he thinks the medaled were lost during superstorm sandy. coming up on "action news" at ocean county man once leaving in a tent city has a new roof over himself tonight. and we'll show you his accommodations. and devon still dropped by with generous donations. it's a rainy day here and parts of colorado under blizzard warnings and that storm system will have a major impact on our weather in the beginning of the
officialed from mercer county in the city of trenton accepted michelle obama's challenge to end veteran homelessness. trenton mayor, eric jackson says the city has found resources to end homeless, 64 are housed already and officials are confident they are place the remaining 15 in safe housing by the new year. this is new at 6:00, a homeless man from ocean county, has been given a fresh start in an extraordinary act of kindness, now they have to figure out where the kindness will take place. new jersey correspondent, nora muchanic has more. >> reporter: steve watts says a front end loader destroyed a tent he lived in for years, as part of getting rid of what they
called tent city. now he has been given this house, with a kitchen and bed. >> when you step through the door home at last. >> that is the best i can say, the tiny house was build for dill by volunteers at the harley based organization make it rain, a service organization that raised the $15,000 needed for the materials. >> we love to build things and get things done, we knew the need and tied it in with what the mission is about. they heard of his need and gave him a basket of food for his moving in gift. he sees tiny houses like this as a way to offer low cost housing to the poor and homeless. >> we create small houses that people can afford at minimum wayne job, it seems like the answer. >> it's working in other cities successfully and we hope it's a
model that will work in other areas. >> the next hurdle will be actually finding a place to put it. >> this is something special. >> this is a way to get a new start. >> he is keeping his new house at a state park campground temporarily while they look for a permanent place for his new home. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." my giant.
that's the right price! it's that low. what other things on this list "can't be right?" looks like a list full of "can't be right's." seriously? at giant, prices have just dropped on thousands more items. my giant. most eagles fans don't know a lot about the miami dolphins but she soon will. >> they have a game against the fins and one against the bucks, both are winnable. as jaime apody reports they are looking to move ahead from last week. >> touch down the eagles win! >> nothing like a last second victory to add pep in a team
edwards step. >> you look at that game, i feel like our offense is picking up a little bit and getting the swagger going. >> the eagles back at practice but missing a key piece of sunday's puzzle. rookie gordon hicks out for the season. >> i'm bummed for him, he was playing his best football and obviously making us better on defense, but this is the nfl, these things happen. >> the birds brought back a familiar face to take his place, emanuel who was waived after thumb surgery. >> hardly had to study and now i may have to study for a day. >> he knows hicks since high school and feels like he is a little brother and says that hicks is fine and has been through worse and he could not be more proud of kid. >> i am watching the kid getting touch downs in our home state.
>> touch down! jordan hicks. he is texting hicks his old game notes during the week. >> you have something to do with that, i said i didn't teach him everything he knows but he didn't know anything before he met me. >> nacho turned 25 today. i have fillings older than him i think. the flyers will host the avalanche tonight, it sounded like one during the morning skate around -- a spirited workout this morning, michael will start in net tonight and flyers are back home after a miserable road trip, losing four of five and did win the last one in winnipeg and hope to build off one. >> you have to put it into perspective, we had a rough road trip and we need to keep
building and play the way we want to play. >> we have to make sure we don't turn the puck over. when you play against fast teams like colorado is, you know they can hunt you down in the end. >> temple owls will visit south florida for the final road game of the season. it's an important game, the win will clinch the eastern division that means a spot in the conference's inaugural championship game last month. coach matt rule has nothing but respect for them. >> have you to win championship caliber game, this is a championship caliber game versus a championship caliber team. this is what this is, you want to win the championship, you got to beat these guys. >> i'm waiting for a coach to say of their upcoming opponent, we should beat them they are not that good really.
>> patients at dupont hospital for children got inspiration and much needed visit today, devon stilled stopped by and his still strong foundation along with sony donated 17 play station consoles and games for families to use during their stay in the hospital, the hospital where still's daughter was diagnosed with cancer, he offered this guys for those fighting the disease now. >> stay strong, you don't always get good news when you are here, just keep the mind set, you'll make it through whatever news you get. there is light at the end of the tunnel and you have to be mentally strong enough. still says that leah is undergoing main tans treatment to make sure her cancer stays in remission.
so we have rain hanging around until midnight, are you listening to the forecast. >> love it and am impressed. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing us we have a few blips on the radar and more heading through in the evening hours, one cluster of thunderstorms not thunderstormed, but showers moving through delaware and wilmington and moving up the i-95 corridor, and this will continue to push up to the north and also parts of lancaster county and berks county near wolmersdorf and steadier showers over 222 and more activity especially west of philadelphia as we head through the evening hours, but even with the clouds
and the showers and the easterly winds, the temperatures are not that cool, philadelphia is not 60 degrees, high is 62, allentown 53 and trenton 57 and sea isle city 61. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the steadier rain we had this morning is lifting up over new england and we have a surface low spinning south of cape may and another upper level low moving out of baltimore, this will keep us socked in with the moisture as we head through the evening hours, future tracker showing at 8:30, not much activity across south jersey and clouds and drizzle and most of the activity along the i-95 corridor, a solid band of showers, at 1:00 in the morning, it lifts north of our viewing area and clouds in the overnight hours, future tracker showing 7:00 in the morning, shades of gray still and as we head into the afternoon clouds are breaking and should be a beautiful afternoon for veterans
day, 55 and mostly sunny skies by the afternoon as the when of high pressure builds in and doesn't last long though, on thursday, low pressure that is currently bringing heavy snow over parts of colorado and will lift up to the great lakes and they could get snow and what this will do is drag this cold front through and that will bring showers into mid-day and the afternoon about a quarter inch of rain and a bigger factor is behind the system on friday and we'll get the wind tunnel affect and gusts of 40 miles per hour and saturday will also be a windy day. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning clouds giving way to afternoon sunshine for veteraned day and a butte of afternoon with a mild high up to 65 degrees, on thursday we start the day dry and morning commute should be fine and rain in the middle of the day and early to mid-afternoon, a high of 63 degrees and behind that cold front, it gets windy and temperatures begin to step down on friday, a high of 60 degrees,
mostly sunny skies but future tracker showing this is a major impact by 4:00, wind gusts of 30 to 40 miles per hour and so a blustery day on friday and windy on saturday and 55 degrees, should be dry on saturday, and high pressure moves to the east on sunday and we get a return flow, begins to warm up and great weather for the eagles game and mostly sunny skies and monday sunshine sticks around and 64 degrees and tuesday mild for november with a high of 66 degrees, the rain is moving out overnight tomorrow looking really nice with another round moving in on thursday. >> thank you cecily, abc world news tonight with david muir is next on channel 6, and "action news" continues on phl 17 with adam joseph and ducis rogers and please join us at 11:00 here on channel 6, and "action news"
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breaking news tonight. the images coming in right now of a deadly plane crash. the business jet slamming into an american neighborhood, bursting into flames. emergency teams on the scene. there are multiple deaths. also tonight, the big debate. ben carson, already saying no candidate has ever faced this kind of scrutiny. donald trump now taking aim at what carson describes as his own violent past. >> if you try and hit your mother over the head with a hammer, your poll numbers go up. also ahead, the officers now off the street. police launching an investigation after seeing this video. using tasers and then a baton to target students. this question tonight -- is america owed 11 olympic medals? the russians accused of cheating. did russian agents cover it all up?