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are teens but when statements are made that you're going to come to a school and shoot people regardless of who makes them they have to be tracked down and taken seriously. police cars could be seen surrounding neumann goretti high school this morning. the reason why, a clown. a scary clown to be exact. on instagram the account titled clown philly posted this disturbing statement coming to neumann goretti on monday. going to shoot all the kids and teachers. a statement that no one find fis amusing. >> reporter:. >> no one. >> reporter: a 13-year-old girl indicated this was only a crank. the scary clown situation has grown rapidly. we saw almost 40 instagram accounts with the scary clown fundamental theme. the philadelphia police and the department of homeland security are investigating any accounts making threats. >> you have a gray hair. >> reporter: now real clowns
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like bubbles played by joyce says her business is being ruined. >> a little boy about eight years old looked at me with his big blew eyes and said are you going to kill he mism bubbles says a big part of her business is volunteering with children. she's not getting as many bookings. he she didn't put on her makeup until our interview. now she has a message. >> take all that energy and put it into positive things. go volunteer. >> reporter: some good news on the issue. it seems the account philly clown 215 had a change of heart since our news reports. at first there was an apology part of it stating at "action news" i'm so sorry. this is sad. i repeat the game is over. then the user weren't on to delete the account. back out live we just got wind of another tweet from a scary clown account from the account titled philly clowns and it states don't let the building
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open up on wednesday. me and my friends are going to blow it up and they are talking about the school districts headquarters. that is just terrible. for now reporting live in south philadelphia bob brooks channel6 "action news." brian. >> getting ridiculous. thank you very much bob. we have developing news right now. eagles starter niche gel brad lam in lot water arrested for carrying a loaded gun inside miami international airport. bradham allegedly tried to carry the gun through security yesterday but an x-ray machine picked it up. he told workers he forgot the gun was in the bag and then showed them his concealed weapons permit. he's facing a misdemeanor weapons charge. bradham was also arrested in miami in july. in that instance he's accused of attacking a hotel employee during a dispute involving an umbrella and he is still out on bond for that charge. >> in jamaica people are boarding up their homes preparing for what could be a life-threatening hurricane. the center of hurricane matthew is expected to pass to the east of jamaica tomorrow.
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now officials say some folks are refusing to leave their homes. the storm could dump up to 40-inches of rain on that nation as well as in cuba and haiti. there are 50,000 people still living in these makeshift tents that have been their homes since the deadly. quake there six years ago in 2010. >> now though the track of that monster storm is far from certain right now we're keeping close tabs on any potential impact it might have here. >> meteorologist adam joseph is here with a first check of the accuweather forecast and the threat. adam. >> yeah, by the time it passes somewhere along the east coast of the midatlantic whether it's out to sea or hugging the coast it wouldn't be until the second half of the week. so we have almost six days to watch this but presently right now hurricane matthew still at a category four status winds sustained 140 miles an hour. it has been this strong a category four since saturday morning and this is a textbook looking hurricane with its eye and the thunderstorms that continue to blossom around that eye. here is jamaica.
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there is haiti and it's going to go right in between the two of those particular islands and head over the eastern tip of cuba. that we know. so hurricane warnings in effect for jamaica southeastern cuba haiti as well as turks and caicos and hurricane watches for the southern bahamas. >> reporter: it's going to bring catastrophic dangerous flooding to jamaica as well as haiti and cuba. they'll see between 15 and 25-inches of rain, up to 40-inches in spots which will create mudslides because it is very mountainous in parts of jamaica as well as cuba and a storm surge of seven to 12 feet. much more on the track beyond the i'll happened in that full accuweather forecast plus our local forecast which today it's not bad. it's beautiful with breaks of sun and very warm with temperatures now into the 70's. again, we'll have much more other latest on matthew as well as our local forecast guys coming up brian in just a little bit. >> lots to watch adam. thank you. is your complete resource as damp conditions move in and out of
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the region. be sure to check storm tracker6 live radar before heading out and you can also cannelon regular updates by following each of our meteorologists on facebook and twitter. >> a judge has delayed the murder trial of a new jersey man accused of killing his own three-year-old son. david creato jr.'s trial was supposed to start today but the defense says it needs more time to prepare. the trial will now begin january 9th. creato pleaded not guilty to murder and child endangerment on october 13th last year creato called 911 himself reporting his son brendan missing. after a three hour search the boy's body was found. prosecutors say creato killed his son because the child was getting in the way of his relationship with his teenaged girlfriend. >> ♪ >> well, there are just 36 days until election day and on the campaign trail the big talk today donald trump's taxes. the republican nominee made his first public appearance since the new york times published his tax records from 1995. that report shows that trump
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lost nearly a billion dollars in that single year and that he may have avoided paying federal income taxes for years. he spent the morning in virginia and at his first campaign event of the day no mention of those tax records or the new york times report. instead, a focus on cyber security and a shot at his democratic rival hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton's only experience in cyber security involves her criminal scheme to violate federal law, engineering a massive coverup and putting the entire nation in harm's way. >> now, trump did call the leak of his tax returns illegal. again, in 95 he took nearly a billion dollar loss following the collapse of his atlantic city casinos, his airline and the purchase of the plaza hotel in new york city and while he was following the law, he could have avoided paying those federal income taxes for nearly two decades. so, today while trump's is your gates are calling him genius for taking advantage of
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the tax code, hillary clinton who was talking economics and her plan today in toledo, ohio he had other choice words for it. >> here's my question. what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year? this is trump to a t. he's taken corporate excess and made a business model out of it. he abuses his power, games the system, puts his own interests ahead of the country's. it's trump first and everyone else last. >> meanwhile the vice presidential candidates are gearing up for their first and only debate. you can watch senator tim kaine face off against governor mike pence right here on 6abc live abc news coverage begins tomorrow night at 9 o'clock. monica, voters hanging i don't and to every word this afternoon. >> absolutely. thank you alicia. philadelphia police are looking for three men and a woman they say robbed customers at gunpoint at a restaurant in the city's feltonville section. these are the suspects police
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say displayed handguns and forced customer to the floor at the el palafo restaurant last week. one of the suspects then struck a customer on the head with his gun. the thieves took cell phones and money and fled. the driver of this car was injured this morning after losing control and slamming into a house. it happened about 3 a.m. at the intersection of west fisher avenue and north mascher street in the olney section. the driver suffered head injuries and is hospitalized in stable condition. no word why the driver lost control. >> well, after three months of trying ties for septa commuters service on the regional rail line was finally back to normal today. during those three months commuters saw delays and crowding as more than 100 cars were taken out of service for he repairs. rush hour is just getting under way and "action news" reporter john rawlins live today at suburban station. john, how are things going? >> reporter: well, a little early to tell about the p.m. rush. we'll know in another hour or so how things are going. a bit of a rock he key start
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this morning that's for sure. it was preliminary estimates we had about one in 10 trains were considered delayed. that means that they were more than six minutes past their scheduled arrival time. septa now has enough repaired and leased rail cars to operate an almost normal schedule. after a summer of discontent how did that make rail riders feel this morning? >> makes me feel cautiously optimistic. >> reporter: why do you say that? >> well, it's one thing to have a schedule it's another to actually honor the schedule. >> reporter: a mixed review on honoring that schedule. septa thought it didn't do badly but admitted to delays traveling 12 minutes across the system. on the plus side, no passups but still. >> some overcrowding. a lot of our riders were a little bit frustrated this morning as we get word on the street so to speak as to what they might have been feeling. >> reporter: social media posts signaled some upset. 6:34, media el win late and
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standing room only. another r5 still a disaster. 8:31 just sitting just outside 30th street now for 15 minutes. will they ever get this commute right again? in person others talked of delays and glitches but seemed more understanding if not forgiving. >> it wasn't terrible but it's now like 10:33 and i wanted to be here by like 10:17. i i mean it's okay. it's septa. >> reporter: due to the summer's trouble septa has lost more than one in seven its rail riders. the hope to improve on time percentage to more than 90 percent. >> we're hoping that by word of mouth people will see we're building our trust and he reliability and our customers will come back eventually. >> reporter: that loss of ridership is costing septa money. if people aren't riding they aren't paying of course. you add in the cost of leasing replacement rail cars and according to septa it costs them about $7.7 million for
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july and august alone. they're still calculating the september numbers. when all those numbers are totaled, the hope or maybe we should say the expectation is that septa wants the maker of the defective rail cars the silver liner fives to pay for those losses. live in center city, john rawlins channel6 "action news." >> here's hoping for a smooth ride tonight. thank you. new jersey transit commuters facing modified schedules after last week's crash of a train into hoboken terminal. the train engineer's says he has no memory of the crash. thomas gallagher says he remembers waking up on the floor of the train's cab after the crash. meanwhile the investigation has hit a significant snag. the data recorder that was supposed to record speed and braking information was not functioning on the day of this crash. >> the philadelphia police department is making that department more environmentally friendly. city officials unveiled the first plug in police cars along with a charging station here. the cars are ford fusion
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energies, a standard gas hybrid with plug in capability and they can go 22 miles before the gas engine kicks in and get up to the equivalent of 97 miles a gallon. how about that? the cars will be used by community relations officers and eventually each police district will have one. >> time for first check of the "action news" traffic report. >> let's take it thrive matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center on a monday. >> first afternoon commute of october. we're hoping october treats us a little better than september. so far this afternoon it's not so bad just backing up here on 95 northbound side right by the vine street expressway on up to the work zone at girard. breaks up a bit but then you're on the brakes again from the betsy ross up to the work zone at cottman. watching several suburban issues including a water main break in up are chichester delco. you want to avoid meetinghouse road near ogden avenue as they make repairs to the break. upper southampton township watch out for an accident along seconds street pike at county line road. in bristol township bucks county by five brothers
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produce market a wreck along 413 veterans highway at ford road. in pennsauken serious crash along 130 at federal street. and of course as john told us we are back to normal schedules today on the septa regional rails. although it was rough this morning so far this afternoon things don't look too bad. let's grab the ipad do the commuter report on this monday afternoon. hope you enjoyed your weekend n b-county near bern township 222 northbound has an accident to avoid this afternoon. five different waze users reporting some serious congestion in that neck of the woods. we'll check it again brian coming up in the next half hour. >> very good matt. thank you. today is the dave reflection for those observing the jewish new year. rosh hashana is the first of the religion's high holy days. the action cam stopped by the morning service in north philadelphia. rosh hashana is the beginning of 10 days of personal repen tense and prayer. the period understand with a day of atonement on yom kippur. >> the food bank of the
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delaware began its annual drive to provide thanksgiving for all. the goal to create 2500 holiday meal boxes and to help fill the boxes the hunger relief organization is asking businesses schools and other groups to organize their own collections and donate. the food bank's milford and newark locations are welcoming everything from canned sweet potatoes and gravy to frozen turkey so let's all pitch in. >> still to come here on a monday afternoon kim kardashian is robbed at gunpoint in paris and the thieves made off with millions of dollars in jewelry. we'll show you the dramatic moment that her husband found out about it during a live concert. >> plus, a generous gift to a local hospital by a family that's hoping other families can benefit from their medical ordeal. we'll have that and more when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> reality television star kim kardashian west arrived back in new york this afternoon hours after she was robbed at gunpoint in paris. french police say the suspects first attacked the concierge
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at the star's residence then force the the cones see yeah to lead them to the apartment where kardashian was staying. the suspects tied up kardashian and locked her in a bathroom before taking more than $10 million worth of july he re. kanye west cut short his concert in new york after getting word of that attack. >> ♪ >> i'm sorry. this is a family emergency. i have to stop the show. >> west was in the middle of a multi city tour. his next scheduled stop is at the wells fargo center tomorrow. so far on whether that concert date has been canceled. >> federal government highlighting a successful business program in delaware. u.s. labor secretary thomas perez visited rc fabricators in wilmington. he talked about apprenticeships and their ability to groom skilled employees. peres was joined by senators chris coons and tom carper to learn about welding from that company's apprentices.
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look at the closing numbers on this monday afternoon. starting the work week on the downside the dow off 54 points today to start the week at 18,002 he 53. nasdaq falling 11 points, s & p 500 off seven points on the day. >> facebook hoping to lure millions more users in places where internet connections are slower and they've launched a light version if you will of the messenger app. the app is targeted with people with older android smart zones who live in emerging markets. it launchd in four countries unincludessing kenya and venezuela. the company launched facebook light last year to the same target audience. >> kind of a dreary and wet weekends around here but we saw sunshine today. >> yes, we did. >> will it last? >> that's the key question. let's go to adam joseph for the answer. >> tweeted out when i saw the sun a picture of it and said can someone please tell me what is this. live right now some folks are basking in some of that warm sunshine here in cape may, a lot of people sitting in the chairs, kind of taking in a nice breeze and really warm temperatures across the area
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with some of that sunshine returning. cape may 71, 72 in millville, 77 in wilmington, 76 in philadelphia f-lower 70's all to the north so all these temperatures are running above average for this time of year. satellite and radar we had a lot of clouds early this morning, low fog, some drizzle around but then that broke to some sunshine this afternoon. any of those concentrated showers off to the north will fall apart as they sink in as a weak boundary is pushing in from the north that will drop temperatures here during the tomorrow. tonight partly cloudy. we'll watch for some of that patchy fog to redevelop after midnight. temperatures 56 in the suburbs, 58 degrees for center city, so really not much fluctuation in that temperature no matter where you are with a northerly wind setting in five to 10 miles an hour. future tracker6, 7:30 tomorrow morning very similar to this morning. some low lying clouds, some drizzle in a few locations along with some of that patchy fog and temperatures overall in the upper 50's, low 60's in
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southern areas and tomorrow afternoon, not as warm as today. up are 60's to around 70 degrees and we'll see some again mixture of sunshine and clouds, very similar to what we're seeing here this afternoon. the latest with hurricane matthew winds sustained at 140 miles an hour moving slowly to the north at 6 miles an hour, extremely low pressure, 940-millibars. this will head right between jamaica and haiti over the eastern tip of cuba as we get into the next 24 to 48 hours and then as you can see, as it curves north of the bahamas it weakens to a category two but comes very chose to the coast of the carolinas on saturday morning, winds sustained at 110 miles an hour. this is the track from the national hurricane center. it doesn't go beyond this because the cone of uncertainty the error would be extremely wide to think about a track that far out. so, with hurricane matthew locally here, what we know saturday through monday's time
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frame we will see rough surf at the jersey shore it's a holiday weekend with columbus day and dangerous rip currents. the unknowns the track past the carolinas and exact timing the storm could pass this far north. we'll have much more in the next half hour in your four day at 4:00 forecast. we'll show morning fog and some sun peaking through tomorrow afternoon at 70 degrees, partly sunny on wednesday, 72 and then sunshine takes control thursday, 73. still quiet sun and clouds on friday, 74 and again we'll have that weekend call in that seven-day forecast and show you the spaghetti plots as to where it possibly could go this far north in the next half hour. >> all right. >> thank you so much. still to come on "action news" a generous donation. >> how one family with experience in their daughter's own illness will help other families who are dealing with the same ordeal. >> and when you're 102 you figure you pretty much have done about everything, right? this centenarian's dream, to get arrested. hear all about in it big talkers and remember "action
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>> ♪ >> a delaware family with a whole lot to be grateful for is paying it forward in the most literal sense. chris lee and his daughter piper presented this $30,000 check to a.i. dupont hospital today. that money will be used to buy equipment capable of performing the very kind of test that determined that little piper there needed a kidney transplant and that her dad was a perfect donor. those tests are only available overseas right now. with this money the lees hope it will soon be available right here at home for other families who may need it. >> isn't that terrific. little girls with their bows look so cute. >> they have been raising a lot of money. still ahead on "action news" at 4:00 golf tournament
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raises funds for the families of fallen officers. plus. >> a trenton man interrupts a robbery at his house and finds the thief in the shower and helping himself to the liquor. i'm nora muchanic. i'll have that story coming up. >> all right. and the family of a boy shot at his south carolina school who later died will be honored at his funeral this week by being surrounded with his favorite thing, super heroes. those stories and more when we return in a moment. i'm here in bristol, virginia. and now...i'm in bristol, tennessee. on this side of the road is virginia... and on this side it's tennessee. no matter which state in the country you live in, you could save hundreds on car insurance by switching to geico. look, i'm in virginia... i'm in tennessee... virginia... tennessee...
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> hello again. 4:30 and "action news" continues with an update on the path of hurricane matthew. >> plus they're supposed to fly high in the sky over new mexico but two hot air balloon pilots ran into that trouble and a 102-year-old fulfills an unusual item on her bucket list. find out why she says she wanted to be arrested before she dies. >> first here at 4:30 a tren man realized something was wrong when he came to home to find his door opened. he walked inside heard the shower running. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic live in our new jersey news room to tell us the story of this rather bizarre burglary nora. >> reporter: bizarre indeed brian. it's upsetting enough to have someone break into your home but then to find they're soaping up in your shower and drinking your booze. that's something completely different but that's what happened to a trenton man this weekends and tonight warm
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front his story. >> i would have never imagined this would have happened but, you know, it d it's, you know, just one of those things. >> reporter: peter fields is a contractor who lives on edgewood avenue in trenton. saturday afternoon he arrived home to find his house broken into and someone upstairs. >> when i go in the house he had smashed the alarm system off the wall and he was in the shower taking a shower. >> reporter: fields couldn't believe the nerve of this thief. not only was he standing in his shower and rifling through his belonging but he had been helping himself to a bottle of whiskey as he searched the house for loot. >> i saw him, i watched him, i gave the police the information while i was on the phone watching him making sure he didn't escape. >> reporter: and that wasn't all. >> he had a bag packed ready to go. >> reporter: the thief had some of peter field's clothe packed up for when he left. they were set out on a bed. >> he got some clothes together, he had some alcohol and, you know, you would have
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thought he lived here u police arrived quickly arresting 28-year-old antoine whiting as he was soaping up in the shower. the suspect hasn't come clean but he's being held on $50,000 bail charged with burglary theft and criminal mischief. peter fields says he's been robbed before but never by a thief who wanted to clean up before he cleaned him out. >> some of the strange of the things happening in the city now. >> reporter: strange indeed. fields things that the suspect may have been scoping out his house to see when he wasn't going to be home and that's why he felt comfortable enough to go in the shower. he was wrong. you just can't make this stuff up. live in our new jersey news room i'm nora muchanic channel6 "action news." monica. >> thank you nora. a man found shot late this morning in north philadelphia is hospitalized now in critical condition. chopper6 hd over the scene in the 3700 block of north park avenue at 11:00 a.m. today. police say the victim is a 41-year-old man. he was shot in the stomach and back and is being treated at
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temple university hospital right now. no arrests so far. there have also been no arrests yet in the shooting of a man in salem new jersey. the victim was found at east broadway and olive streets with a gunshot wound to the upper body. he was also taken to the hospital. no word yet on his condition. >> a bank robber is on the run in philadelphia now. police are trying to track him down. it happened last thursday night at the td bank on woodhaven road in the northeast. now the suspect's face is mostly covered here but police hoping that someone might somehow recognize him or know something about this crime. officials say the man gave a bank teller a note demanding money and got away with an unknown amount of it. if you have any information please call the number on your screen 215-418-4000. >> now to the latest on hurricane matthew. it continues to churn across the caribbean ocean with winds of 140 miles an hour. >> yeah that massive storm bearing down route now on haiti and jamaica. take a look at this. the photo of hurricane matthew from a nasa satellite. it will dump torrential rain on the islands in its path and
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that could trigger life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides. >> let's get to meteorologist adam joseph at the "action news" big board with the latest on matthew and the return of the sun in our area at least. adam. >> yeah, parts of haiti as well as jamaica and cuba could seen between 20 and 40-inches of rain. roof it is mountainous and that runs down and will flood the valley. that is one concern. you can take a look at how classic looking this hurricane is as it spirals. still has that well defined eye. became a category five on friday night and then has maintained a category four hurricane status since saturday morning as it slowly is lifting off to the north. we have hurricane watches for the southern bahamas. we have hurricane warnings for southeastern cuba jamaica as well as haiti and parts of the turks and caicos as the storm will barrel through again not only with flooding rains and dangerous storm surge but if you take a look at sustained wind as it passes through here not only especially western haiti but southern cuba.
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winds in the center there of that red over 110 miles an hour sustained. the yellow is greater than 39 miles an hour. this is monday night going into the day on tuesday. so, what to expect here locally at home. fog is going to be forming overnight tonight. cooler the next couple of days. but we're going to set up for a beautiful late week and we're going to also talk about the latest track with the spaghetti lots with happening that was as it tries to push up that eastern seaboard and two major weather features that make this very complicated. i'll explain that and let you know the timing that it could be somewhere off our coast coming up in full accuweather forecast. >> is your complete resource. check radar before you head out the door or make your weekend plans. count on regular updates on facebook and twitter from our team of meteorologists. >> the archdiocese of philadelphia's bringing a new mission to the local catholic church. today in center city
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archbishop charles chaput helped launch project rachel. it offers pastoral counseling support groups and healing retreats to anyone who may be struggling after having an abortion. >> it includes reconciliation, sacrament of reconciliation professional counseling prairie treats and i think a very important part of it is the support group efforts that bring together people who have had the same experience. the the project was founded in milwaukee and is active in more than a hundred diocese across the u.s. >> golfers hit the links links to raise money for the families of local police officers killed in the line of duty. fourth annual protect the badge tournament was held at the jeffersonville golf which you can in force town "action news" photojournalist mike mcclass key foundd this event. he and other "action news" employees took part today. that event has raised more than $20,000. >> the fbi is asking for your
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help tracking down a group of armed robbers targeting pharmacies around our area. rick williams live in the news room now with more on this story today. rick. >> monica thank you. that's right. the first robbery, the very first one happened back in july in delaware but the robbers have struck twice more since then in pennsylvania. and tonight, they remain on the loose. coming up on "action news" at 5:00 this evening, we're hearing from one of the victims for the very first time as investigators continue their search for the dangerous suspects. also coming up tonight in health check, the internet can be a useful tool, of course, but experts say you need to check your facts twice when it couples to diabetes. coming up ali gorman breaks down the myth that could prove worthless or worse harmful those stories and much more when we see you in just a bit on "action news at 5 o'clock. until then brian back to you. >> rick see you shortly. thank you. you have likely driven by one or more of these before but we bet you've never gone inside. today "action news" did just that, we got a unique tour of
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this giant water storage tank on black rock road in upper providence. it was recently emptied for an inspection and repainting and we were invited to see it before it gets refilled with water. that tank provides just the right volume and pressure to store drinking water for 16,000 local customers. >> quite a view. >> yeah. >> still to come on "action news," a dad lost his life pro he ticketing the community so his fellow officers stepped in during a big moment for his three daughters. its name of the newest addition to the philadelphia zoo is chose 70 a landslide vote. details next. >> meteorologist adam joseph back with the full accuweather forecast when "action news" at 4:00 comes right back on this monday afternoon. >> ♪
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>> syrian government war planes destroyed one of the largest hospitals in aleppo. the latest bombing hit a group reports around 400 civilians have been killed in aleppo since the chance of that
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ceasefire just about two weeks ago. fighting ramped up in northern syria where 15 rebels backed by turkey have died in clashes with isis near the turkish border. a six-year-old boy who died in a south carolina school shooting will get a superhero funeral. jacob's family is hoping to celebrate on what he loved instead of focusing on the tragic way he died. pleasure rivered a 14-year-old boy for the shooting which also injured another student and a teacher. the suspect killed his own father before opening fire at that elementary school. >> two hot air balloon pilots had bad luck in new mexico. the balloons accidentally floatd into some power lines in the albuquerque area. one of the impacts sparked a fire. one woman was shocked in the incident. the crashes caused power outages in that area as well. speaking of the balloon fiesta this time lapse video shows the incredible setup and
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launch of more than 500 hot air balloons there in new mexico. the festival goes on all week with raises and other competitioning as well. >> emotional and sweet shoaf support for the daughters of a fallen police officer. the three sisters went to the homecoming dance with some pretty special dates. two danville police officers standing in for their fall and will comrade. this is courtney brooklyn and alicia. their father officer thomas kcotrell was shot and killed earlier this year. so his brother's in blue stepped in to escort his girls. >> absolute honor for us to get to take these girls to the dance and -- it is. >> if he was here today he would be here telling us don't make stupid decisions be nice, have fun. >> words of wisdom from a dad. mom says she kept thanking the
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officers and knows that his -- her husband rather is watching over his princesses. such a beautiful story. now to this viral moment that social media cannot get enough of. president jimmy carter caught smooching his sweetheart on the kiss cam. the 39th president is now 92 years old and was at yesterday's detroit tigers braves game at turner fields with his wife roslyn when a shot of them came in their seats came up on the kiss cam. the long time braves fan did as you do and planted a big old kiss on his misses. the braves tweeted the moment calling it the presidential kiss cam. how cute are he they. and finally to their stories that we have been talking about all day. you know when you're 102 years old you imagine that in more than a century you have seen and done a lot so this is edie sims right here and there's one thing that she's always wants to do experience. getting arrested. cue the police cruiser fueling edy's saint louis senior
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center. consider her bucket list wish checked off here as she got the real criminal treatment. >> did you enjoy your ride this morning. >> oh, yes. handcuffs and all. [laughter] >> she just always wanted to do it but she's never had any runs in with the law. her secret to finding the fountain of youth do community service play bingo and knit. then she had this great little nugget i have to repeat. she said it's a great worlds if you just open your eyes and look at it. even if you're opening your eyes from the back seat of the police car. >> they let her wear the hat. you usually don't get to do that if you get arrested. that's a bonus. >> record's clean. >> that's a good thing. feisty one there. alicia thank you. >> time to get another check on the roads out there tonight. >> let's do it. matt pelman standing by in the "action news" traffic center and flashing lights lined you matt. >> he oh, yeah, the police are always hard at work doing something out here. they're happening out a disabled motorist on the southbound side of 202 south of route 100.
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penndot is there assist as well. traffic is getting by but it's a little bit slow as you come down from exton and head towards west chester on 202 southbound. in delco still watching that water main break in upper chichester. i would avoid meetinghouse road near ogden avenue until they can get that patched but our crash in bristol by five brothers produce market sounds like that's in the process of clearing out along 413 at ford road. we have a building fire though he in jenkintown shutting down walnut street. i would stay over on 611 to get around that as the fire crews remain on the scene. crews also on the scene of a crash on 95, it's the southbound off-ramp to girard avenue so you are getting a little bit of extra slowing as you come south from allegheny maybe headed in early toward tonight's preseason flyers game n runnemede watching a crash on evesham road at melvin avenue. sounds like the one in pennsauken along 130 by the rent a center is clearing out but there's a sewer main break in mount laurel so elbo lane is shut down. texas avenue a possible
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alternate there. we'll check it again brian, coming up in the 5 o'clock hour. >> very good matt. thank you. the new baby girl gorilla at the philadelphia zoo has a name now amani was chosen. that center is in the democratic republic of congo. the zoo invites you to come and say hello he to amani and her parents at the peco primate reserve. >> they had four choices and i like that one a lot. >> it's cute. >> another check of that accuweather forecast. >> and we'll check outside. sky6 looking live at the commodore barry bridge. flies day out there. meteorologist adam joseph with the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast coming up next. >> ♪ approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob.
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this coming weekend might be horrible again. let's take what we know in the foreseeable future for this week and know that it looks pretty nice. >> week. >> work week, yes. >> always thinking of the weekend. a couple of sprinkles up towards the lehigh valley but overall sunshine sharing that sky with some cloud cover this afternoon and temperatures off to the races in philadelphia 66 degrees above normal at 76, 77 wilmington, 72 in dover as well as millville. right around 70 at the shore with some sunshine and cool are up in the poconos at 61 degrees. satellite and radar little energy to the north, a front that will be pushing through most of the showers will fall apart but getting hit in a couple of locations lehigh valley up to the poconos but as the northerly winds continue to settle in, they're going to turn more from the northwest to the north. clouds will roll back in overnight tonight, partly cloudy and some fog developing much like last night and this morning. 56 to 58 with that north wind
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five to 10 miles an hour. as we look at the surface map here, 70 degrees tomorrow. again, some of that fog or low clouds in the morning breaking to some sun in the afternoon. seasonable tomorrow with high pressure over new england and a trough in the form of a cold front coming in from the west. these two will be a player in the track of matthew. this high's really not going to budge on wednesday so for us locally wednesday morning clouds giving way to afternoon sun at 72. but the strong high it depends on the exact location of that high whether it hugs matthew along the coast or if it weakens enough it could let matthew go out to sea. in addition we have this trough coming in from the west that could link matthew inward to the coastline basically injecting matthew into the trough so these two will have to continue to follow through the rest of the week to see where matthew tracks between those two systems. right now still a category four, winds 140 miles an hour moved to the north at seven. this is the latest track from
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the national hurricane center as of 5:00 p.m. and this track has been shifted to the west which is not good news as it will cut straight through the bahamas wednesday night into thursday morning and be just off the coast of florida as we get into the end of the week thursday and friday as a category three hurricane winds sustained 115 and now with the latest track instead of having it out to sea off of the carolinas, now could make landfall in north carolina saturday afternoon as a category two winds 105 miles an hour so again, this just indicating that the late of the models wander to say this high is going to be too strong holding that storm along the coast and this is the spaghetti plot saturday morning, again good consensus that it's somewhere in north carolina and then it will be just off of our coast here sunday afternoon, so too close for comfort and something we will track here for the seconds half of the weekend for some impacts. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, morning fog and some sun tomorrow afternoon, 70. partly sunny on wednesday, 72.
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looking great thursday and friday, temperatures in the low 70's and then we'll watch saturday into sunday as clouds try to increase, we'll have to watch the track of matthew as we go towards that columbus day holiday with temperatures going into the 60's so the latest track just coming in shifting a little west and again that's going to waffle some but not a good way you want that track to kind of push. >> thanks adam. >> coming up later tonight on 6abc the debut of the new legal drama called "conviction." >> i did not vote for your father. >> me either. >> the show's lead character played by halle at well is a complicated antiheroine who spent her life scrutinizes the daughter of politicians and has to fight for redemption. each week conviction will be filled with controversial provocative cases that the legal team has to work to decide if justice lab served. at well describes her character as morally ambiguous
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yet relatable. >> she has to make all of her mistakes in the public eye and she he never really conformed to what she was told she was meant to be. she's still fighting that. >> and abc's prime time kicks off with an all new week of dancing in the ballroom. the contestants have ae cirque de soleil theme.
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negotiating this month and grab a good deal on a new set of wheels. same thing goes for patio furniture and camping gear. seasonal items will see prices slashed by as much as 70 percent this month. you just have to think ahead because you're not using it right now so you need a little foresight on that one. looking to get away. it's the off season in europe. prices is slashed. deal news says also back to school sales some of them are still around. jeans are still on sale from the back to school deals and hdtvs are also going on sale ahead of black friday so if you're looking for a new set you may want to go check that out. now, there are some things that you should wait for black friday to buy. deal news says next month will bring the best prices on appliances, winter apparel apple devices and electronics. so just wait a couple weeks and you can get those deals. can you beliefy we're talking about holiday shopping? some people are already done. speak of holidays right now
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it's all about halloween. if you can, wait as close to october 31st as possible. the prices will start to get slashed by as much as 80 percent off. so, you want to be a procrastinator like me when we're talking about halloween brian. >> who's done? i want to talk to them. >> yeah, me, too. >> thanks very much. finally at 4 o'clock today it was a walk down memory lane reminiscent a childhood trip to the toy store. the action cam was at the vintage toy show today is ah chance for toy enthusiasts to brous or buy some pretty cool toys. from action figures to match box cars and trains, it was even a superman number one comic book there valued at $100,000. that show also runs tomorrow at the courtyard marriott on rocky run parkway from 9:30 until 5:00 in the evening. >> wow. who knew they were worth so much. >> now that they're vintage makes me feel a little old. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 for monica malpass sharrie williams alicia vitarelli i'm brian
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taff. join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers tonight on phl17. >> here's rick williams with a look at what's a heads at 5:00 hi rick. see you in a minute. >> all right monica. thank you. coming up next a break in the case for police after a string of social media threats from creepy clowns. more trouble for an eagles linebacker. what he tried to take through security at an airport in miami he that has him facing new charges tonight. and kim kardashian robbed at gunpoint overseas. what french police are now saying about the armed heist as she recovers with her family back in the u.s. those stories and much more coming your way on "action news" at 5:00.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> looking over our shoulder, you know. pull off in the parking lot before we come in here we have have -- >> for the first time we're hearing from a victim in an armed robbery spree targeting pharmacies in delaware and pennsylvania. now the fbi is asking once again for the public's help in
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tracking down those responsible. it is monday night and the big story on "action news" is that federal investigation into a series of incidents that dates back to july. >> new at 5:00 "action news" anchor walter perez spoke to one of the victims. he's live outside the fbi's philadelphia office tonight with more. walter. >> reporter: hey, guys. fbi officials are hoping that someone will come forward about these cases before the armed thieves strike again. >> violated. upset. >> reporter: that's that's the owner of the springfield pharmacy in delaware county strike how she felt during the incident that unfolded in this surveillance video. it was a few weeks ago when two men armed with guns simply walked into the shop demanding prescription drugs and money. they got away with $1,300 cash and $50,000 worth of pharmaceuticals including xanax oxycodone and percocet. investigators say those drugs in that amount could have a


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