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following breaking developments in the bombing attacks in new jersey arena new york city. within the last 30 minutes, authorities have captured the man wantedded for -- wanted for all three incidents. this is the picture of ahmad
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khan rahami, wounded in a shootout. abc news ray ramondi is in new york. >> reporter: finally a suspect is in custody as investigators continue to search this area after the first explosion happened in manhattan. 28-year-old ahmad khan rahami, a suspect wanted for questioning for bombings in new york and new jersey now in police custody after a shootout with police in linden, new jersey. federal agents moving in searching his home in elizabeth, new jersey. the same city where yet another explosion took place overnight. the bomb squad trying to defuse one of five devices found in the backpack when it exploded. this while authorities say it was near the verranzano sunday night where fbi agents stopped
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five men and detained them. the explosion in manhattan the chaos happening on a balmy saturday night. law enforcement officials moving rapidly and piecing together the investigation. >> the evidence is taken to the lab at quantico for review. we're following every viable lead as we work jointly with the nypd. >> reporter: investigators are looking at the dumpster twisted and mangled from the aftermath of the explosion. from the pipe bomb in seaside highlights park, to litz beth new jersey, they were able to connect him to the bombings in new york. police are trying to find out if he is working alone or network of terror. back to you. >> within the last 30 minutes, president obama thanked the first responders in new york and
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new jersey for their response to the incidents over the past few days. >> he addressed the need for coordination between plol -- local state and federal organizations in the investigation. >> we'll make sure we get to the bottom of what happened anticipate find out what happened and make sure justice is done. >> attacks have left commuters on edge after the latest explosive device was discovered near a train station in elizabeth new jersey. many travelers dealt with major delays overnight into the morning hours. annie mccormick joins us live from 30th street station in center city where authorities added more security there, annie. >> reporter: rick and sarah, things are back to normal at 30th street station as far as delays and cancellations. amtrak said expect to see security all along the 6 hour corridor. the pennsylvania students were heading from new york overnight.
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they did not know what was unfolding in elizabeth new jersey when they were told to exit the train. >> we got to penn station around 12:00, they waited on the train to figure out what was going on until 1:30 a.m. they took us off the train and then we just had to wait there until the next available train and that was late. >> reporter: this morning at 30th street station, amtrak police including k-9 officers kept a continuous look on the amtrak flip board. most of the trains oh, the northeast corridor were delayed or canceled. many had to rebook or find another way. >> i'm on my way to work. >> i got off her i have to wait an hour and a half to go back to wilmington. everything was canceled, so the day is a waste. >> reporter: travelers said the
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police presence and response was comforting. >> i'm not worried about it, there's police presence and they are doing their job and making sure sure that nothing is happen. >> it's needed. i like that they are taking the precaution to make us safe. >> reporter: it was 9:30 a.m. that things pretty much got back to normal as far as the timing of the trains. amtrak says expect residual delays, be patient if you're calling the 800 number. they have a high volume on the phone. you can change reservations or any ticket problems you have online. reporting live from 30th street station, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> our coverage of the bombing in new york and new jersey and the apprehension of the suspect continues on the 6abc app. it's a free download for your mobile device. "action news" reporter, john rawlins will have a live report from the scene at ahmad khan
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rahami's arrest coming up at 12:30. >> accuweather tracking the chance for more downpours. going live outside, conditions are cloudy and wet. a round of heavy rain already came through this morning and flood advisory remains in effect for parts of the region. meteorologist david murphy has the latest from storm tracker 6 live double scan radar. >> reporter: sarah this has been a big, slow moving system. if you were following us in the predawn hours on "action news," it started out in the north and west with heavy rain getting 3 inches or more in places like berks county and it progressed through the i-95 corridor during the morning rush hour and it continued to shift to the east. we have rain down by the coast. there's additional precipitation that wants to inch toward i-95 before it gets away from us in the afternoon hours. right now the heaviest rain highlighted in yellow no longer in the deep shades of red that we had earlier. i'm not seeing lightning right now either.
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obviously this is steady rain falling on top of one or two inches that we have seen, some of it is on the steady side. we've seen our costal flood advisory drop. i'll caution you take it slow and cautious when you're out there. if you run into any flooded areas avoid those. here's the second batch of rain coming out of washington. chester county delaware county and philadelphia wind up picking up some of that as we go through the next several hours. it pushing up from the southwest as it has all morning. the flood advisory which extended up the coast through lakehurst are down except in cape may county we have lingering problems with flooded roads. really you can see it elsewhere that's the concern right now. we may have more pockets of rain that will produce runoff that's producing street flooding, so be
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careful out there. whether you're on foot or behind the wheel avoid any flooded areas. i'll be back with the afternoon call. we'll have future tracker 6 that will show you how the rain will rotate out of here and better weather in the seven day. >> on to politics, hillary clinton is back in town this afternoon. the democratic nominee is speaking at temple university we're looking live right now she is expected to be introduced at any moment as we take a look at the podium where she will make a push for millennial voters and outline a plan to make college more affordable. we'll stream the speech live at as soon as takes place. >> meantime, donald trump will meet about the president of egypt in new york ahead of the animal general assembly meeting. later this week, trump will campaign in our region. he will hold a rally in yefort
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at 7:00 p.m -- chester. nicholas glen ambushed sergeant sylvia young at 52 and sansom him glen fired 18 times and went on to shoot two people in a bar and two others in a car. a 25-year-old woman was killed. glen was shot in an exchange of gunfire with police. a pennsylvania of university officer was shot in the leg and released from the hospital. opening statements got underway in the so-called bridgegate trial. two former allies of governor chris christie are on trial for fraud and conspiracy and civil rights. they are accused of closing the lanes on the george washington bridge. the governor could be subpoenaed to testify during the trial. new developments in the
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lawsuit over the deadly center city buildings collapse. today opening statements are underway to determine who she would pay the victims. katherine scott is live in center city with the update. katherine. >> reporter: rick, this could be a lengthy trial they took a brief recess, it wrapped up right now. opening statements have been underway throughout the morning through the doors in the courtroom in city hall. 6 people died, 13 injured back in june 2013 when an unbraced brick wall fell on top of the salvation army thrift store at 22nd and market. the purpose of the civil trial to determine who is financially responsible for the victims of the collapse. the attorney said this was the result of hiring someone who divinity have the experience for the proper and safe way to do
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the project like this. he said the reason 9 people were selected was due to a significantly lower cost. he said the rolls of the building manager architect and contractor and excavator. hedemolition contractor given campbell and his excavator two of the defendants in this were criminally charged. a gag order has been placed to prevent lawyers discussing the trial. if anyone is found to be financially liable it will move into the penalty phase these when the jurors determine how much to award. the opening statements are underway today and expected to last much of the day. rick. >> thank you, philadelphia's liberty medal ceremony will takes place this evening. you can watch all the festivities at john lewis will receive the
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prestige liberty medal. i'll have the opportunity to interview the congressman. the medal honors those who spent their lives fighting for liberty around the world. 6abc is a proud broadcast partner. >> still to come on "action news" this noon. an abandoned delaware restaurant is destroyed by an early-morning fire. the eagles are in chicago getting ready for a monday night showdown against the bears. >> meteorologist david murphy will have the seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> we now not the name of the man authorities say established nine people at a minnesota mall. it was adahn. he was wearing a private security company uniform at the time. he made a conference to allah and was attacked. he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. police are calling it a potential act of terrorism. feather investigators are
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on the way to north carolina to check the tires on a bus that crashed saturday killing 4 people. the crash injured 42 others, as well. the bus was filled with college students when the bulls' front tire blew out. most of the players were from clinton school in south carolina. an early-morning fire destroyed an abandoned restaurant in wilmington. massive flames were shooting from the buildings where the up the creek restaurant operated for many years. the restaurant had been closed for sometime and nobody was hurt. firefighters had to call in a wilmington fire boat to help put out the fire. the cause is under investigation. >> turning to football, the eagles are looking for a prime time victory tonight they face the bears on monday night football in chicago. the action cam was there as carson wentz and the rest of the birds arrived in chicago yesterday. they are coming off a win over
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the browns. our sports team will bring you live pregame coverage countdown to kickoff at 8:00 p.m. on phl17. "dancing with the stars" is back tonight and security will be on the look out for any unplanned appearances during the show. protesters rushed the stage following ryan lochte's performance saying they were angry about his performance during the olympics summer games. tonight's episode will include the first elimination. you can watch it at 8:00 p.m. on 6abc. tonight on "action news" at noon, a promising announcement about the zika virus near miami, details from florida's governor coming up. >> there's a new warning about giving codine to children. what a top doctors group is saying.
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>> more americans could be paying more for gas in the coming days because of a leaking pipeline in central alabama. at least 250,000 gallons of gas have leaked from the colonial pipeline that carries gas from texas to new york. gas prices have risen sharply in the southeast. some gas stations have reported running out of gas station altogether. colonial pipeline is building a temporary bypass around the leaking section. >> "healthcheck" this noon, the american academy of pediatrics is warning against giving codine to children. doctors and parents should choose another pain reliever
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whenever possible him dangerous side effects have been reported, including severe breathing problems and 21 deaths. it is still commonly prescribed despite the risk. it's been 45 days since the last zika virus infection in wynnewood section of miami. rick scott will be in the area to declare it zika virus free. aggressive treatment has stopped the spread. miami beach is still struggling with zika. over the weekend officials widen the warning zone and it covers most of the seven mile island. >> the "action news" team is working on new stories tonight at 4:00 p.m. an unusual delay is sending message to lawmakers in london. we'll tell you why activists have laid out thousands of life jackets. today on what's the deal we have tips on to make the best tasting cup of joe and how to
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get the most for your money. >> a look at accuweather is coming up next as we look at a dreary center city skyline. meteorologist david murphy will update you when we come right back.
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check of the accuweather forecast. been a while since we've had a dreary day like today. >> reporter: seems like it's never going to end, especially down the shore, we have a lot of rain down there. it's located there for the most part, it's highlighted in yellow
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and oranges. there's flood warning in cape may county because there could flooded roads here or there. rain not as intense as philadelphia. i'll look closer on storm tracker 6 live. heading outside we have cloudy skies across the region, even down in chester near the commodor barry bridge where the rain has been letting up a little bit and probably start up again all over before to which longer. dewpoint in the upper 60s, wind out of the east at 5 miles per hour not all that strong. 75 in allentown. 74 in reading, 73 in wilmington. 71 in trenton. 69 in cape may. let's get a closer look at the rain. i'll focus on areas south of philadelphia. philadelphia is damp this rain that's heading up the i-95 corridor is slight to moderate. it will make roads wet again, but not as intense as this, at least not right now. we are looking at problems from
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kent county south and through cape may county and all the way up through much of atlantic city county and cumberland county, as well. this is fairly steady rain not the super-heavy stuff we had early when most of the area was covered with a dark shade of red. i do expect this to be a problem for the next several hours, but eventually we're expecting this to break a part and clear off the coast. future tracker 6 is showing you that from now until 3:00 p.m. it could be fairly steady in parts of south jersey with philadelphia and areas around the i-95 corridor perhaps lightning up a little bit. we get past 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., we see most of this dry up. the model the last a couple of runs have been consistent with this. there were europeaner runs that -- there were earlier runs that kept us damp. 11:00 p.m., cesily tynan may havitis lated spotty showers to tell you about, but mostly we're
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dry. lehigh valley cloudy. there could periods of rain or drizzle in the lehigh valley, high of 78. at the shore, 77 degrees, lots of clouds and periods of rain, obvious it's coming down right now. in philadelphia periods of rain. where it does manage to get steady there's the possibility of street and poor urban flooding, 79 degrees is the high, overnight tonight, mostly cloudy with late fog. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we've got an improving forecast tomorrow for you. today we have periods of rain, some flooded roads possible especially to the south where the heavier stuff is coming through. that tapers off in the evening hours. 79 the high. tomorrow, sun and clouds, might be muggy but there's a shower around east of philadelphia. wednesday not as muggy, 86. autumn arrives thursday, it won't be all that humid, but it won't feel like autumn with a high of 86.
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friday, 86. saturday, 82 degrees, sunday sunny and nice, the eagles take over at the lincoln financial that will be a great day, 77. >> quick break and more news in our second half-hour when we come right back. stay with us. >> we begin at 12:30 p.m. on
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the capture of the man wanted in
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connection with the bombings in new york and noon. >> this is ahmad khan rahami who was put into an ambulance in linden, new jersey, two police officers were shot during the gun battle just before he was arrested. >> ahmad khan rahami is said to be a neutralized citizen from afghanistan. officials have connected him to the bombing in manhattan's chelsea neighborhood on saturday that injured 29 people swells a pipeline exploding at the new jersey -- as well as a pipe bomb exploding at the new jersey shore during a charity race over the weekend. >> those officers shot during the shootout with ahmad khan rahami are said to be okay, so that's good news there. let's go live to john rawlins where ram warm was -- ahmad khan rahami was taken into custody.


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