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county, crews are digging in to get rid of hazardous materials here, families had no clue they were living on ton of toxic chemicals now making the ground clean and safe once again. >> "action news" reporter, walter perez is live in west depford with work that the crews started in the past week there. >> reporter: hey guys, sometimes words only get in the way of a story, this is a good example. take a look at this, that property we reported on in august, now looks more like an archeological dig, they are removing car battery shells contaminated and other houses in this neighborhood may need the same treatment. >> official david roseoff is talking about this, the removal of tons and tons of car battery casings from beneath the home in west depford. >> the main part of the area
is -- so far we are not finished with the assessment yet. >> reporter: epa investigators are testing 34 nearby properties to see if they are sitting on a led dumping ground. so far tests around her home have come up negative. but she is fully aware of what this does to her property value. >> the value of these properties and they are nice homes but the value will go down. >> this unfolded last spring when workers repairing a damaged line started to dig up plastic debris and the ensuing epa investigation reveal that sometime before the houses were built 20 years ago someone buried several tons of car battery casings in this area. the family is living in a hotel
until their property is cleaned up and the testing in the neighborhood is months away from completion. >> the good news is we are here and we'll clean it up. and eventually we'll be done and gone and this will be long forgotten. >> back out live, e px a officials are looking to see if this toxic dump is linked to a super fund site a mile away. the hope is to find the responsible party and make them pay for the cleanup hovering around the half million dollar mark and they hope to have this finished with clean backfill by the enof the october. >> thank you. developing news now a pregnant woman was one of three people seriously hurt after a shooting in the port richmond section today. it happened this afternoon on the 1800 block of fayer street. according to police the pregnant
victim was shot in the stomach and head. >> boom, boom, boom. when i heard it. i was sitting on my chair and i ran to the kitchen. >> you knew right away? >> i knew why he. i heard people going up the street screaming after it happened. >> a second victim was also shot in the head and stomach and the third victim shot in the groin. so far no arrests have been made. turning to politics tonight. the road to the white house once again winds through the keystone state today as the push for pennsylvania heats up. >> republican nominee, donald trump, is expected to take the podium at the aston community center in the matter of hours this after president barack obama made a campaign stop for hillary clinton in philadelphia. we turn to kenneth moton live in washington. >> reporter: hi rick and monica, so close to the steps of the art
museum. president obama was in eakins oval for a rally for hillary clinton. today the president turned the tables hitting donald trump on his tax return, his foundation and his qualifications. >> presidential surrogate. president obama hit the campaign trail at a critical point in the race. hillary clinton recovering at home from pneumonia. >> what sets hillary apart is through it all, she just keeps ongoing. she doesn't stop caring or trying. the president in battleground pennsylvania taking on donald trump in philadelphia. >> this guy who spent 70 years on this earth, showing no concern for working people. this guy is suddenly going to be your champion? >> trump was at a polling site on primary day. but not to vote, it's a
democratic primary. >> we'll have a good victory. >> later in the day trump was on the ground in iowa. calling out clinton for calling half of his supporters as deplorable. >> i call you hard working american patriots. >> and after a day of wishing clinton well, they are attacking her for not disclosing her pneumonia diagnosis sooner. >> there are two running for president and only one has pneumonia and lied about it. >> clinton says she believe that having pneumonia is not that big of a deal. they plan on releasing more details medical records on the candidates. >> thank you kenneth. "action news" has more on the push tonight. vernon odom followed president obama today as he made his way through philadelphia and dann cuellar is standing by with
donald trump in aston. our team coverage continues at 6:00. voters have a few more hours to vote in the delaware primary. the "action news" was at harlington elementary school in wilmington as they arrived to cast their ballots. a democrat nominee nor governor and democratic candidate for congress and democratic candidate for wilmington. the polls close tonight at 8:00. new jersey transit has issued a new plea for users of the samsung galaxy note 7, that phone raised safety concerns for reports of batteries bursting into flame. now they are urging owners to stop charging the phones or even using them. and now new jersey transit is asking riders not to use or charge the note 7 on any stations or any form of transportation. there is no reports of problems with the phone related to the agency or its facilities. the community college of
philadelphia is jumping into action after the wake of the sudden closure of itt technical campuses nationwide. how ccp is helping students continue their education. >> for former itt students, the news of the abrupt closing still stings. >> i couldn't believe it, i punched the wall it was crazy. >> i was shocked. like wow. i applied for the school and it's going to close on me. >> but today they got help from the community college of philadelphia, during a fast track enrollment day for any student from itt. >> we brought together a team of experts from various areas from financial aid to planning. >> itt closed this month, leaving enrollees nationwide
without a plan. the federal government stopped the funding to itt after an investigation found the school financially irresponsible. and falsie advertised a 100% job placement rate. they expect 7500 people to come of and enroll in the program that begins on september 24th. >> and they have questions if they are eligible for debt forgiveness. >> because things are complicated. for example how much financial aid have they used up. and what kind of study are they in and what courses have they completed? >> with lots of questions, many are hoping to move ahead. >> hopefully do my best. >> i'm going to attend ccp and then transfer over to temple. philadelphia's mayor is the proud owner of a golden ticket.
presented to mayor kenney by the flyers. a member of the hockey club golden anniversary for the team in orange and black. tickets go on sale tomorrow online. >> heavy ticket. time for a check of our "action news" traffic report, we are live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> speaking of heavy, heavy delays on this tuesday night after we try to get home after the presidential motorcade and the president left town and the delays left in his wake have not left at all. 95 southbound heavy a slow pace past academy the whole way down to the girard point bridge, if you head to the phils game or the wwe smack down in philadelphia tonight. you'll be smacked in the face with major slowing on 95 and the schuylkill expressway. and other issues like a water main break at burmont road.
and an overturned truck from 322 to i-95 northbound. across the river in florence township, a truck jackknifed along 130 and southbound lanes blocked at delaware avenue, and use old york ready to get around that. and the tacony palmyra bridge goes up in a few minutes. our plates are full and we'll see if we can devour the traffic troubles when i see you next. >> thank you. more ahead on "action news" at 5:00, a health care for former israeli president, perez. what landed the leader in the hospital. plus -- >> did you see that last night? we are learning more details about ryan lochte's live on stage square after his debut on "dancing with the stars." >> temperatures are heating up and i am tracking near record
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we'll have more on 6abc.com, and the deadline is january 9th, 2017. also today some kids app that appear to glamourize plastic surgy are coming under fire. they send a dangerous message. >> the cartoon and bright colors is so appealing to children. >> we showed several apps to dr. katherine, they specialize in treating eating disorder irs, the app is marketed towards kids and the goal is to change a character's body and face, the description for plastic surgery simulator, every girl dreams of a stunning face and figure. >> when they return to the games they get the message that appearance is the most important quality. and it's just not true. >> and messages like this can be dangerous. for vulnerable kids it can lead
to eating disorders and depression and preteens developing their identity that could cause low self esteem. >> when they get consistent messages that their identity is really how they look, they miss out on other strengths like intelligence and creativity, those should be the building blocks of self esteem. >> parents should be aware of what kids are exposed to on apps and games but parents are the role models so they need to be careful about how they took about themselves and others. >> good to know thank you ali. "action news" is on the trail a philadelphia resident accused of going to extreme measures to live rent free conning landlords out of their hard earned cash. >> here is wendy saltzman. >> reporter: stolen identities
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forecast and tomorrow we warm up. >> that is right. are you planning to wear shorts to work. >> again? >> appropriate for the weather conditions, sky 6 hd looking live at temple university. an airplane flying through the sky and loads of sunshine and high, thin clouds and no storm clouds, and that is something we need. we are desperately dry since the 1st of august, rainfall running 3 inches below normal. people are asking me what is the deal with the trees, some are changing and losing their leaves, the reason why the trees are stressed from lack of rain and if we don't get it soon, it looks like our fall foliage season will be shorter in duration and not as vibrant because of lack of rain. 84 degrees in philadelphia, normal high for this time of year around 80, allentown 85 and the same in reading and millville cooler 79 and cape may
the wind off the ocean and 75 degrees and dover 78. satellite 6 along with action radar showing this is the next system that is pulling through, this is a cold front pulling through tomorrow night and if you look at the radar, you see it's limited in moisture, and likely will not produce any rain here. there is abundant rain over florida. you see it spinning over south and east of jacksonville. there is a possibility that could become a tropical depression but with the cold front moving out to sea, that won't bring us any rain unfortunately. tonight is dry night and clear, and onle warm side. allentown 69 and wilmington 65 and cape may 6 degrees. looking at the temperatures tomorrow, we'll warm up quickly by 3:00 at 90 degrees, it will start on the humid side and then drier air will mix in during the afternoon and that means it won't be oppressively hot and
humid but it will feel like summer. future tracker 6 showing at 4:00 could have a few scattered showers across the lehigh valley ahead of the front but as the front moves through it drys out completely by 11:00. and just some clouds and that brings us a taste of fall. tomorrow feeling like summer, 91 degrees, drier in the afternoon, and the record high is 92. thursday and friday, temperatures may stay south of 80 degrees feeling like fall and 83 degrees on saturday. and sunday muggy and unsettled, 82 with the possibility of some rain, we'll let you know what to expect early next week in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you. we want to go back to breaking news story we told you about in franconia, montgomery county. this is our first live look at the scene where police say a man is barricaded inside of a home, we are six blocks from the scene. there is no reports of injuries
da here says that this all began in july when the monsignor asked a parishioner to update a couple of laptop computers and the parishioner made a disturbing discovery and that led to today's arrest. >> parents at saint ann's school trying to process the alligation that the man in charge until this week, monsignor john mraz arrested on child pornography charges. >> it is alleged that the user of the devices actively searched the internet for images and underage males engaged in sex acts. >> mraz has been removed from service and can no longer represent himself as a priest. >> i would ask people not to rush to judgment, often times they do with the catholic church. >> they say that the monsignor seemed a pleasant guy but the
alligation of child porn and the proximity to school kids is troubling. >> it's a school. all of these kids -- i think 12 years old at the most. >> some parents want the curve hierarchy to investigate and make sure there was no inappropriate contact between the defend and kids. >> with the right person -- to do it the right way, approach kids the right way, especially young kids. >> the da emphasized there is no evidence of improper can't with students. >> this is a pornography case at this juncture. >> but when asked if parents should be worried. >> he paused -- >> i would encourage people to report anything to us. >> reporter: now, spokesperson for the allentown diocese says that counselors are available to
the students and parishioners that have to deal with the hurt of today's revelations. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. from our delaware newsroom, newcastle police officer was arrested for alleged child porn. 45-year-old ryan veseca downloaded porn to an online chat room. they found 25 images on his cell phone, he is in jail on $500,000 bail. residents in west philadelphia are dealing with a 125 foot hole in the busy intersection tonight caused by a water main break, the streets department is working at the intersection of 60th and landsdowne avenue since 6:30 this morning. a 20 inch pipe burst and sent water shooting in all directions. luckily water service was restored but several base manies were flooded and streets remain closed.
a south jersey woman was hit and killed by a suspected drug dealer who police say was freeing a traffic stop in mercer county. 22-year-old daysha was trying to make a left turn and her car was broadsided by an suv driven by this man. the victims car was pushed into a telephone pole she was rushed to the hospital and later died. they ran from the scene and were later arrested. investigators initially pulled him over after allegedly seeing him deal drugs in trenton. and a thief tried to pull off a robbery at a wawa in taco tacony. they gave us surveillance video from inside. the man walked up to the counter to buy two drinks but handed the teller a note demanding money.
he never showed a weapon and nobody was hurt. three men wanted for stealing from a truck delivering to a wawa here in center city. police say that the men took three cases of cigarettes from a truck as the driver was taking merchandise inside of the store. if you recognize the suspects investigators want to hear from you right away. a bear sighting forced a school in bryn mawr, to spend the day on lock down. someone reported seeing a bear in the woods near icein elementary school. they kept students inside all day as a precaution and extra security at dismissal. and -- funding for schools failing low income districts? bob brooks has more -- >> reporter: they couldn't get in fast enough. you can see many didn't even get
into the supreme court room at all. the court is hearing arguments, for millions of kids like the ones protesting in city hall. people get passionate. >> they can't even deal with it -- >> that is sheila armstrong, listed on the lawsuit with parents suing the department of education, they want more state education funding for lower income districts and without it they continue to suffer. >> the schools don't have air conditioning on hot days. >> tom wolf says that work is being done on the issue but wants the courts left out. >> the right way to continue to do that is the governors and legislature working on that. >> i am working hard to do what i think they want to do is
provide advocacy and fairness. >> after the arguments, a rally of those supporting the lawsuits, state senator vincent hughs led the charge. >> they have dropped the ball on the education of our children. >> can you imagine schools and kids with no books? well, he says it exists for some. >> where there aren't text books -- where there aren't text books. one more time -- where there are not textbooks! >> both sides of the argument have to wait a while, for the supreme court to make a decision that is not expected for at least the next six months. a proposal to extend the promenade in sea isle city is apparently not going to happen. the idea was to extend it past 57th street to get bike traffic off the roads during busy summer
months. people were upset by the plan but don't have to worry. >> it's a lot of hoops to jump through and also it's not a very popular proposal. and once again i commend council for thinking outside of the box, but this is not going to move forward. >> sea isle city mayor says there is work being done on the sea isle causeway and moving into phase two and fall family festival is this weekend. we have an update for you as we cover the breaking news out of franconia. this is near bartlett court in franconia, again the situation started at 2:30 this afternoon where police were called after being told that a man barricaded himself in a home and nearby schools held on to the children because they didn't want anyone to be injured.
now all the students are picked up and are safe. so no injuries are reported, all the students are safe back in their own homes, "action news" has a crew there, as they continue to have police try to work with the man barricaded inside of a separate home. we'll updates on that when we get them. in the meantime, matt pellman has an update on the commute home. >> how is it rolling matt? >> not so well. after the presidential motorcade went through and they closed the highways for 15 to 20 minutes we have still not recovered. massive backlogs in center city at the vine street expressway jammed in both directions and they spill out on the schuylkill expressway and 95 southbound is especially heavy through south philadelphia. was closed earlier and open now, but speeds are just in the teens, if you try to get to the phils game or the wwe spack down
tonight. and donald trump will be in the area at 7:30 at the aston community center, unless are you headed to the event stay away from concord road. use 452 through delco instead. in bucks county an overturned truck, we hear it happened at the end of a police chase, blocking the ramp from 332 to newtown 92 northbound. and route 13 is blocked in falls township. stick with old bristol pike instead. across the river, florence, jackknife truck has 130 blocked. drama on "dancing with the stars" and it happened when the music stopped. what happened when two men stormed the dance floor in protest of olympic swimmer, ryan lochte. >> jaime apody has more from
time for sports, jaime is here and they are bolstering up this
roster in advance of monday's game. >> ever since trading sam bradford away they only had two quarterbacks and now he played for kansas city and his brother was a star on the bachelorette. and it's monday night football debut and if it went anything like his regular season debut. they gave the rookie coach rave reviews. >> he is the same guy, he is consistent. never too high never too low. and you know, obviously this is his first win as a head coach so a big moment for him. >> he was excited and wanted us to go out with energy and we did. i knew i'd make a couple of
plays, nobody pointed fingers and everybody stayed together and we got the win. >> the birds will be in chicago for monday night football and we team up with phl 17 to bring it to you. countdown next monday night on phl 17. the temple owls are prepping for penn state. the rematch of their greatest win ever last season. the owls are hard at work after beating stoney brook. saturday they are in enemy territory, who could forget last year's match-up. when temple scored 27 unanswered points to upset penn state. despite this year, matt rule says his guys are still believers. >> we have a confident team, they know how to play football and i think our kids understand that all we can control is how we play not how good our
opponents are, that is where true confidence comes from. our kids are honest with themselves about the mistakes made in the first two games and if we don't get them corrected, we won't win the game. >> and the owls got more from guest speaker, the former sixers own. what was his message for the team. >> the possible is possible. allen iverson prove that with his induction into the hall-of-fame. and temple people all of them, coaching staff, alumni and staff and players, they believe now in their program because of coach rule, he has something special here. the future is limitless. >> we'll preview temple and penn state here on saturday morning. matt rule joins ducis rogers. and the temple play book at
9:45. when a family went on the field during a rams niners game, they didn't want to give him air time but they let kevin harlin call it has he saw it. >> someone ran out on the field, some goofball in a hat and red shirt, he is bare chests down the 50 and runs the opposite way, runs to the 50 and the 40, the guy is drunk, and the 40 they are chasing him they will not get him. waiving his arms, bare chested someone stop that man. they got him! they tackle him at the 40 yard line. >> chip kelly is there, amused. >> i thought it was hilarious. >> speaking of. two men rushes the "dancing with the stars" stage, they are out
of jail now, one of those men was shown being tackled by security when it happened. two men wearing anti-lochte t-shirts went on the floor when he was getting his scores. >> i thought it was a joke part of the show, when we realized it wasn't, it broke my heart that people are still on the subject and not moving forward. >> they were suspected of misdemeanor trespassing and released on $100,000 bail. we hope the next "dancing with the stars" will be drama free. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in, i know it's in, it's in but it's not working.
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they are outside the belmont charter school. the outside and beyond foundation made the court a reality for the students to use and a place for the families in the community to gather as well. snazzy. lets check the accuweather forecast, it will get hot again. >> for one day and then cool it down thursday and friday, before we heat it up over the weekend. as we look at double scan live radar another beautiful day, lots of sunshine and barely a
cloud here or there. looking up to the sunshine a bit a breeze today. the trees truly stressed out at this point because of the lack of rain, 3 inches below normal since august 1st and the leaves dropping before they change color. in philadelphia we topped off at 85 degrees, right at 3:39 this afternoon. well above the normal of 79, it will quickly fall to the mid-70s by a week or two from now. the record high was 95 degrees. cooler at the shore with the sea breeze in effect. 75 in beach haven, 77 at the airport. and the farther you are away from the southeasterly wind, the warmer it was, mid-80s for allentown as well as reading. as we look at satellite and radar, high pressure is in control the wedge of sunshine from the northern parts of maine and the ohio valley and parts of
the tennessee valley and tracking a front to the north and west. and tropical moisture to the south, unfortunately we will not benefit from rain from either of those two systems as the front crosses through, mostly clear and a mild night. 60 in the suburbs and 69 in enter city. and pretty light at 3 to 6 miles per hour. and also turning more humid overnight tonight, that humidity will be around tomorrow morning and it will dry as we go into the afternoon tomorrow. 91 a dry heat in the afternoon, despite it starts muggy and the front comes through with record highs tomorrow. barely rain with it. high pressure settles in behind it and the fall feeling returns on thursday, a normal high of 79 to go along with that some low humidity. we had a beast of a typhoon to talk about. the strongest storm on planet earth this year, heading just to the south of taiwan, this is
super typhoon merenti. gusts of 230 miles per hour or so. the classic eye of the storm, the structure of this, how perfect that circle it, it crossed over the northern islands of the philippines, the island that the eye went over houses about 3,000 people. so not only getting a tremendous storm surge but the worst weather on the planet this year, unfortunately for some of those residents. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 91 a humid start tomorrow and hot afternoon, then we are rewarded on thursday and friday and comfortable and low humidity and upper 70s. then we warm it back into the low 80s. sunday is the day with the best chance of unsettled weather at times. not a washout but downpours and thunderstorms are around and as we get into monday and tuesday, temperatures run close to 9 degrees above normal.
philadelphia city employees were recognized this morning for their hard work. "action news" was at city hall while officials including jim kenney announced the dillworth award recipients, three employees were awarded for their contribution contributions from the 39th mayor who the award is named after. next at 6:00, the race for the white house comes through the delaware valey, we have team coverage from the clinton and trump campaign events today. an early christmas for teachers in trenton as amazon gives them thousands of dollars worth of school supplies. i'm nora muchanic i'll have the story coming up. for meteorologist, adam joseph, monica malpass and jaime
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist cecily tynan, and jim gardner. tuesday night and jim is off i'm rick williams in the news a standoff in montgomery county proms vacations of a neighborhood and crews dig up yards in south jersey to clean up contaminated soil caused by buried batteries. >> but the big story is presidential politics passing through the delaware valley as pennsylvania continues to be a key battleground state with
election day two months away and the race getting tighter. president barack obama returned to philadelphia campaigning for hillary clinton at eakins oval and later this evening donald trump brings his campaign to the area. he is holding a closed door event in aston county. first we go to vernon odom live in center city where the president was working for clinton today. >> reporter: out here on the ben franklin parkway rick, hillary clinton stayed off the campaign trail again today. still fighting the pneumonia bug she has. in the meantime. the strongest surrogate came to town to stump for her part of a long plan of events with the president. >> hello philadelphia! >> city officials say that 6,000 supporters came out this afternoon to cheer president obama