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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 street value topping a million
dollars. the owner who asked that we not reveal her identity says it was the most frightening and discouraging experience of her life. >> i work so hard four and half years of my life. the store is like my baby. >> reporter: the fbi believes that robbery is linked to two other similar robberies in our region that were also captured on surveillance video. investigators say it seems the same two men held up this rite-aid in claymont delaware back on july 8th. and these images capture the robbery at the health plus pharmacy in upper darby just three weeks ago. the own are of the springfield pharmacy says the good news is that there were no customers unside her store at the time. but she admits that despite upgrading her security system, she will likely feel vulnerable until these thieves are captured. >> i'm grateful that we're safe, we didn't get hurt physically but emotionally you can't reverse it. >> reporter: now to be clear
no injuries reported in any of these cases. also, investigators say there's actually a third person involved serving as the driver of the getaway car. anybody with information is asked to call the fbi offices in philadelphia. reporting live from center city, walter perez channel6 "action news." monica. >> thank you walter. philadelphia police say they now know one of the culprits lined a string of social media threats from so-called creepy clowns. it was a 13-year-old girl who says the whole thing was just a prank. the action cam was at neumann goretti high school this morning where police were taking this threat very seriously. an instagram account claimed that someone was going shoot all the kids and teachers there this morning. everyone is safe tonight. philadelphia police and the department of homeland security say they are investigating any accounts of making threats. "action news" has found at least three the dozen different accounts taking part in these clown threats. >> pennsylvania's i was auditor general lunged an
immediate audit philadelphia parking authority following allegations of sexual harassment within the agent z the ppa's executive director vince sen fenerty resigned. he's accused of sexually harassing two coworkers. the auditor general says he wants to investigate how the ppa handled sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. he sales the audit will bring some much needed transparency to the agency. >> the ntsb says it could be days before investigators reach that sector data recorder in the wreckage of last week's deadly new jersey transit train crash. officials had located the first recorder from the train but the device was not functioning. now the focus of course is on that second recorder located in the cab control car at the front of the train. the car is trapped under the now collapsed section of the hoboken terminal roof. investigators are working 12-hour shifts sifting through the debris. last week's crash killed one person and injured more than 100 others. >> parts of the caribbean are
bracing for hurricane matthew as the season's strong of the storm yet continues to churn north. math through is expectd to hit jamaica tomorrow bringing more than 3 feet of rain along with it. officials have asked thousands of people to evacuate but many are refusing to leave their homes n haiti there are concerns about the thousands of people still living in tents. after a deadly. quake back in 2010. meteorologist cecily tynan is live at the big board with the late of the track of matthew and more on what's in store for our area. cecily. >> rick, it looks like haiti is really going to be getting the worst impact from this storm. the storm system is a beast. it became a cat five briefly friday night. it's still a cat four with maximum sustained winds 2140 miles per hour. that's windy haiti. the storm system right now is 225 miles south of port-au-prince moving very slowly due north at 7 miles per hour. and the latest track shows that this is almost going to be threading the needle between haiti and jamaica and cuba heading through the win
ward passage. what this means is that parts of haiti could get up to 40-inches of rain causing a lot of mudslides since it's very mountainous. it also means it's avoiding land as much as possible so as it moves through it will likely will still be a cat four until it heads into the bahamas thursday afternoon, dropping to a cat three right over nassau and the latest track is really shifted it to the west over the weekends this will come dangerously close to the carolina coast. the latest track actually also has it hitting as a cat two hurricane right on the border of north and south carolina. i'll have more he details on this storm and what it means for us over the weekend coming up with the full accuweather forecast. monica. >> thank you cecily. we are following developing news out of miami right now where eagles linebacker nigel bradham has been arrested for allegedly trying to carry a loaded gun through security at miami international airport. he told workers at a checkpoint that he forgot the gun was in his bag. bradham was carrying a concealed weapons permit at the time but he's now facing a misdemeanor weapons charge.
this comes five months after bradham was arrested in miami for allegedly attacking a hotel employee over an umbrella. he is now out on bond for that charge. >> reality television star kim kardashian west says she's badly shaken up but otherwise okay after she was targeted in an armed robbery he in paris. robbers made off with millions of dollars in july he re. tonight she's recovering in new york with her husband kanye west by her side. abc's donya bacchus has been following the story from los angeles and she's live with the latest on the investigation. donya. >> reporter: rick, the search is on for the five people french authorities say were dressed as police officers when they committed the robbery. the costumed thieves took the reality star's jewelry including her four and a half million dollar engagement ring and two of her smartphones. kim kardashian west back in the united states after being the victim of a violent robbery in paris. >> kim how you doing.
>> reporter: video shot by tmz shows kim and husband kanye west arriving at an apartment in new york city. french police say kardashian west was robbed at gunpoint of more than $10 million worth of jewelry sunday night. a source telling abc news five gunmen dressed as police officers participated in the robbery. two of them made their way into the private residence where she was staying. police found kardashian west tied up and locked in a bathroom. her reps tells abc news she is badly shaken but physically unharmed. kim was in paris for fashion week posting for social media. her husband finding out the news during a performance at a music festival in new york city causing him to abruptly end the show. >> i'm sorry. this is a family emergency. i have to stop the show. >> reporter: other celebrities also there for fashion week reacting to the news. >> i know it's terrible but thank god she's okay.
thank god she's okay is the only thing i can say because it could have been worse. >> reporter: french police will now examine surveillance video from the area where the kardashians were staying. french politicians worrying this could be another blow to the city's image with the mayor of paris saying this was a very rare act. rick. >> all right, donya thank you for that report. by the way the next stop on kanye west's tour is tomorrow night right here in philadelphia at the wells fargo center. so far no word on whether or not he will perform or cancel. >> septa's regional rail went back to a regular schedule today after three months with a third of the fleet out of service. the agency now has enough repaired and leased cars to attempt heftier schedules. this morning about one in 10 trains were more than six minutes behind schedule though largely due to equipment break downs. so far today's afternoon rush seems to be going better. >> all right. time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report monday night. >> let's go over to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center to see what's up. hey, matt. >> to that point yes just one
regional rail delay so far this afternoon at least a delay of five minutes or so it was about an hour ago on a wilmington newark outbound train that was about 15 minutes behind. otherwise looking good on these those regional rails and happy to be back on those normal schedules. switching problems between sharon hill and 69th street and of course delays on 95. what a shock. southbound side from the betsy ross bridge into girard where there was an accident but it was pushed off onto the off ramp so we're moving okay. it's just a little bit slow. even slower on 95 south in wilmington because of a crash southbound at mlk, that's cleared out of the way but still some speeds in the teens coming down from marsh road. couple crashes in camden county. one is in magnolia along warwick road by south jersey christian fellowship. one in runnemede along evesham. in pemberton a crash along mount misery road at junction road. misery apropros. >> a good movie by the way scary move eve. thank you sir.
>> much more ahead. a new loss for the washington redskins this one off the field. why the team is are lying on a ruling from a separate supreme court case trying to win their own legal battle over trademarks. >> coming up in health check the online myth that could prove worthless or even worse harmful in the fight against diabetes. that and much more when "action news" continues tonight. when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can
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>> two people including an elderly woman reportedly dead three others injured after this landslide in china. the slides took down at least two homes in the northwest part of that country yesterday. the area had been drenched by torrential rains from a typhoon last week. of the three people hurt, two are in serious condition including a little five-year-old boy. the u.s. supreme court says it will not pick up an appeal by the washington redskins to keep the team's trademark protections. the u.s. patent and trademark office canceled six of the team's registrations citing a law forbidding disparaging trademarks in this case against native americans. however, the constitutionality of that trademark law will be heard by the high court in another case. and that ruling could affect the outcome of the washington team's case. >> all right. turning to health check tonight.
it is no secret kids are more likely to get the flu and spread it this season. that's one reason the cdc is recommending all kids over the age of six months get the vaccine. >> that doesn't always happen. seems some parents are more likely than others to skip it. ali gorman is here at the big board to explain. ali. >> only about 59 percent of kids have gotten the flu vaccine in recent years. a new survey finds kids whose parents take them for alternative therapies are less likely than others to get a flu shot. no one is saying there's anything wrong with alternative treatments such as massage or acupuncture but most agree these should be done along with traditional medicine. another reason some skip the vaccine is he they think it's not effective. now it does vary from year to year but on a good year, the vaccine can cut the risk of getting the flu by up to 60 percent. it's still one of the best prevention tools. also today, some doctors in brazil say microcephaly or abnormally small heads may be just the tip of the iceberg
when it comes to problems related to zika virus. they found some babies born with no signs of the problem might still develop it. some babies' brains stopped developing at five, six or seven months. now doctors in the u.s. say babies born to women infected with zika need to be followed closely but no one is certain for how long. and finally today when someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they often turn to the internet for information and there is some good advice there but there are also a lot of myths that are worthless and can even be harmful. one common myth is that eating gluten free prevents or cures diabetes. now, in fact gluten free foods can actually have more carbohydrates making it more difficult to control blood sugar. another myth is that green vegetables lower blood sure sugar. that are a part of a healthy diet but they won't control blood sugar on their own. also, buzz words like sugar free on packaged foods can be
misleading. >> a lot of people think that the sugar on the label cree crates the blood sugar but that's not true. it's going to be anything that's starch or carbohydrate including sugar. >> diabetes educators say ignore the gimmicks and stick to the advice of a doctor or of a registered dye at the time of this accident. -- dietitian. there are other popular and dangerous myths including putting cinnamon onings to doing cleanses. we have some of those other myths and the truth with this story on 6abc.com. rick and monica, back over to you. >> thank you. >> thanks ali. >> one local breast cancer survivor is using her legs and her story to raise money in the fight against the disease. the action cam at independence hall today where helen michener began her own survivor's walk. by sunday night he she plans to make it to the state capitol in harrisburg. all proceeds from her walk go to the pennsylvania breast cancer coalition. >> all right. good luck to her. much more still ahead on "action news" at 5:00 tonight
>> a drop in real estate and utility stocks pulled wall street into a slump today. this mark the first day of trading for the market's fourth quarter. investors are keeping a close eye on oil prices heading into october. the dow lost 54 points today. there's the numbers. nasdaq dropped 11. the s & p 500 lost seven points on the day. facebook is launching a new app focusing on users with slower internet speeds. the app is called messenger light and it's a stripped down version of the social media giant's popular messenger app. the app takes up less space on smartphones and tablets. it rolled out today in several countries in asia africa and south america. the company says it will be available worldwide in the coming months. >> today kicked off a celebration of minority owned businesses right here in the delaware valley. this morning's honors and awards program is part of the minority enterprise development week. started back in 1984. the program aims to give business owners a chance to learn more about he
procurement networking and marketing. philadelphia mayor jim kenney was there this morning to applaud the program's efforts. >> it is the right financial thing to do. it is the smart thing to do. if you grow -- help a person grow their business they hire people. those people become your customers. those people become your subscribers. it's just a natural understanding of that. >> participants will get the chance to attend more than 40 events across the city and this year's theme is building capacity for prosperity. tim burton's latest film took the top spot at the box officers. miss peregrine's home for peculiar children debuted at number one. deep water horizon starts its box office run in seconds place at 20.6 million over the weekend and the "magnificent 7" slipped to third bringing in 16 million in its seconds weekends in theaters. >> still to come on "action news" tonight another check of the fork for you. >> let's take you live outside sky6 hd showing you the commodore barry bridgeton
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sunshine. sky6 taking a look, this is live on cape may. notice some people actually on the beach at this hour enjoying the weather. blue skies and sunshine. we finally broke through the clouds. unfortunately the clouds will be kind of making a come back tonight and tomorrow but right now feels great. 73 in philadelphia partly sunny. wilmington 75. allentown 68. folks along the beach in cape may currently 71 degrees. satellite6 along with action radar showing we have high pressure right now sitting off the eastern seaboard and what this is doing it's breaking up the cloud cover but that high pressure will be bringing us an easterly flow overnight tonight and tomorrow. so, that will kind of back the clouds back in from the ocean and even bring us a little bit of patchy fog tonight. partly cloudy. overnight lows in the 50's. 56 in the suburbs, about 58 degrees for center city. so future tracker showing tomorrow morning lots of clouds, a few areas of some spotty drizzle possible. i don't see a lot of that happening. really the main problem will be the potential for some fog.
as we head through the day, not a washout, not completely cloudy. some breaks of sunshine. not quite as warm as today with a high near 70 degrees. in the meantime, really all eyes of the world on what's happening in the caribbean right now. hurricane matthew is dangerously close to haiti and haiti will be on the east side of this storm. so that means it gets the worst part of the hurricane. it gets the forward momentum. rainfall 15 to 25-inches, up to 40-inches in some areas and haiti has mountains on both sides so that will cause a big problem with kind of the funneling of water, potentially life-threatening flooding and mudslides and also that storm surge seven to 12 feet. it's still a cat four hurricane maximum sustained winds 140 miles per hour. it will continue slowly moving up to the north, moving through through the win ward passage and the latest track in the national hurricane center has made a big shift to the west.
the spaghetti plots show there's pretty good consensus it would roll up the eastern seaboard and that could bring us heavy rain, some rough surf really sunday into monday. he so, the five day at 5:00 showing we have quiet weather until then. morning fog then sunshine tomorrow 70 the high. wednesday partly sunny, 72. thursday beautiful mostly sunny, 73. friday's a few clouds mixing in, 74. then on saturday, breezy with increasing clouds depending on the the track of hurricane matthew with high of 73. more he details on what happens on sunday and monday coming up in the seven-day forecast, guys. >> okay, thanks cecily. much more still a heads in our next half hour of "action news" at 5:30. a plan is fight -- man is fighting for his life after being shot in broad daylight. the person who shot him is still on the run. >> just over a month until voters decide who will be the next president of the united states. new poll numbers in the battleground states show the race is tighter than ever. we'll have those stories and more when "action news" comes
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revelations provide ammunition for hillary clinton on the campaign trail. this as new poll numbers prove the fight over the battleground states is tightening. a burglary suspect takes his plan a little too far and literally makes himself at home where the homeowner caught the suspect red handed. plus a plan is gunned down in a north philadelphia neighborhood in the middle of the day. the shooter is still on the run tonight. >> ♪ >> and now to the 2016 race for the white house. 35 days until we elect the next president of the united states and a string of controversies are dominating the headlines tonight. >> just today new york's attorney general ordered the donald trump foundation to stop fundraising immediately because it is not licensed in that state. >> today's cease and desist order just the latest in a string of revelations concerning donald trump. the new york times investigation found he had may not have legally paid federal income taxes for years after losing near al billion dollars in -- nearly a little ondollars in 1995.
trump is your gates call that move genius. >> hillary clinton bashed his tax record. she told supporters "here's my question what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year"? clinton claimed trump is part of the same rigged system that he's vowing to change. >> and the fight over the battleground states like ohio continues to tighten tonight. donald trump is up in the buck "eeeewwww" state 47 percent to 42 percent. hillary clinton also saw gains with likely voters since the debate. in florida, clinton has 46 percent support of likely voters. trump has 41 percent of voters. >> and in north carolina, clinton continues to hold a lead over trump 46 to 43 percent the numbers. however, trump is gaining ground there and in pennsylvania among likely voters clinton and trump support remain about the same. she's at 45, he's at 41 percent. it's important to know that all four polls, though, are within the margin of error and the battleground states are
still all up for grabs. >> all right. abc's lana zak is in washington tonight with the latest from the campaign trail. >> good evening, lana. >> reporter: good evening, monica and rick. those four states that you mention heed are absolutely essential for determine hog is likely to go into that office, the oval office in january. for trump he likely needs to win all four of those states but for clinton just one of them will likely set her on the path to the presidency. >> listen to this people because this is a real shocker. >> reporter: hillary clinton is hitting donald trump hard on the new york times report that the republican nominee may have avoided paying taxes for nearly two decades. >> now, he says that he's the were unwho can fix things but that is like letting the fox guard the hen house. >> reporter: according to the 1995 tracks returns trump filed a nearly billion dollar loss following the collapse his atlantic city casinos his airline and the purchase of new york's plaza hotel. on the trail in colorado, trump hit back. >> i have legally used the tax
laws to my benefit. and to the benefit of my companies, my investors and my employees. i mean, honestly, i have brilliantly -- i have brilliantly used those laws. >> reporter: and another controversy for trump an investigation by the associated press that interviewed 20 people former crew members editors and contestants who describe crass behavior by trump on the set of the apprentice. a former produce are confirming its behavior but calling it complex. >> i think he sees women as something physical first. however, he does have a lot of smart women around him, so it's a complex situation. >> reporter: and one former contestant disagreed with the report. >> given my cougar representation and title given that i've always dressed provocatively and in a sense could be perceived as encouraging negative he -- behavior i never felt
disrespected by mr. trump. >> reporter: so at tomorrow's only vice presidential debate we'll be listening for questions on those issues as well as some new emerging questions about trump's business dealings with an iranian bank. i'll be listening to all of it and you can watch it all here on channel6 "action news." reporting live from washington, lana sack. back to you rick and monica. >> lana thank you for that report from the nation's capitol. the vice presidential running mates will square off in their only debate tomorrow night at long wood blue route virginia as lana zak just mentioned. republican mike pence and democrat tim kaine are practicing with public speakers with lengthy political careers with a chance to make a mark on the national audience. you can watch the debate right here at 6 o'clock. >> today republican incumbent senator pat toomey talked about one of his proud of the moments during his first term which helped save the life of a little girl from delaware county. >> senator toomey stepped and in really partnered with us
and really was there. i mean, he, you know -- >> janet moynahan applauded toomey's persistence in helping her daughter get a lifesaving lung transplant. he she said it was because of his work other children's lives will be saved because transplant laws were eventually changed. >> today senate democratic challenger katie mcginty released two campaign ads. mcginty says both slow her commitment to working hard on behalf of the middle class families in pennsylvania just like her own. earlier today mcginty went after her opponent senator toomey. she challenged him to take a stance on donald trump's recent comments about muss universe as well as a response to the recent release of trump's tax returns. >> and you can get breaking alerts from the campaign trail yourself by downloading our free 6abc news app. it is available right now on the apple and google play stores. >> in other news, a burglary suspect must have felt pretty comfortable when he broke into
a man's residence in trenton. because police say he made himself right at home. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has the story tonight. >> some of the strangest things happening in the city now. >> reporter: contractor peter fields of trenton is surveying the broken door left behind by a nervy thief who broke into his edgewood avenue home saturday afternoon. >> 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: talk about making yourself at home. fields says the thief helped himself a body of whiskey while he was rifling through the house. >> i guess he was thirsty u fields crept upstairs while the shower was running careful not to tip off the intruder. >> i saw him, i watched him. i gave police the information while i was on the phone watching him making sure he didn't escape. >> reporter: fields thinks the thief may have been scoping his house and never expected him to be here at the time which explains why he felt comfortable enough to jump in the shower. >> he got some clothes
together, went and took some alcohol, will some alcohol and, you know, you would have thought he lived here. police arrived shortly after fields called 911 and put the cuffs on the guy in the buff in his shower. 28-year-old antoine whiting has been charged with burglary theft and criminal mischief. he's being held on $50,000 bail. >> once he smashed the alarm system i think he thought he was home he free and goon relax. >> reporter: perhaps a little too much. this thief desired to clean up before he cleaned out the house landed hum in jail. in trenton, i'm nora muchanic channel6 "action news. >> a plan remains in critical condition tonight after he was shot in north philadelphia this morning. chopper6 hd over the scene here in the 3700 block of north park avenue at 11:00 a.m. meals say the 41-year-old was hit in the stomach and back. he was rushed to temple university hospital for treatment. it's not clear yet who shot him or why. philadelphia police and the fbi hope you recognize the bank robber in this photo.
take a look. debts say he targeted the td bank on woodhaven road in northeast philadelphia last thursday. the suspect's face is mostly covered but police are hoping someone still may recognize him. officials say he gave a bank teller a note demanding money. if you have any information call the number on your screen there. it's 215-418-4000. >> all right. in the meantime let's go back over to matt pelman for an update on the commute home tonight. >> hi, matt. >> hi, guys. first afternoon commute of october and it hasn't been treating us very well here in chester county. the crawl is on headed westbound on the route 30 bypass because of this accident at 340 exit for thorndale. the crash, emergency crews on the scene taking out the right lane. so, with just that left lane slowly creeping by, we are parked coming off 202 through this point at 340. i would stick with business 30 or even the westbound pennsylvania turnpike instead of the westbound 30 bypass as you head home this afternoon. in delco upper chichester a water main break along meetinghouse road near ogden
avenue. avoid that. a fire location in jenkintown shutting down walnut street. just stay over on 611 to get around that. here's a new one. there was a port a potty on the roadway on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side approaching passyunk. police officer came along in his cruiser and pushed the port a potty out of the way. crash on 95 southbound by girard is gone as is a disabled southbound by 420 but on 95 in mercer county there's a wreck southbound approaching the scudder falls bridge. you got a lane out there in both directions so just 15 miles per hour coming south on 95 through mercer county. rick and monica, back over to you. >> all right matt thank you again. much more still ahead on "action news tonight. after a bye week following a perfect start to the season the eagles are getting ready to get back to work. ducis rodgers has more from the birds coming up in sports. >> and philadelphia zoo's newest arrival finally has a name. we'll share the results of the online results for this baby girl gorilla. adam. >> yesterday with clouds and drizzle, 67 degrees in
>> in new jersey, new legislation is hoping to ease the nearly two dozen military veteran suicides every day. representative donald norcross made the announcement flanked by service member. legislation will provide immediate actos emergency mental healthcare for those seeking it. >> ducis is here with sports and eagles are getting down to business. >> yeah, we've had a week without football around here. didn't know what to talk about. they are going back to work from a vacation is not always most fun thing to do. trust me i know. but when you're one of three undefeated teams left in the envelope it can be easier. eagles got back to work today getting ready for sunday's game at detroit. >> we really excited to get bachman. we didn't look like we missed a beat. that was the big of the thing i wanted to see how the energy was going to be. we looked like we ready to get rolling. >> i think once everybody warmed up everybody was ready to roll. you know, we obviously everybody probably worked out once or twice or some guys may took advantage of the week and
kind of just took the whole week off to prepare for the long road we got ahead of us but the energy level was great. everybody came out. i don't think we missed a beat. >> more legal troubles for eagles line back are 95 chill bradham arrested and released yesterday for having a loaded good and in a miami airport. authorities discovered it when you went through security. bradham says he forgot the firearm was in his carry on bag. eagles say they are in communication with the authorities. back in july bradham was arrested for allegedly assaulting a hotel employee. the calendar has certainly flipped. the sixers will be will begin preseason play tomorrow. they will face the celtics in amherst massachusetts. we'll see lots of players but no jahlil okafor tomorrow. sixers are limiting his action due to his knee. okafor missed the final 23 games of last season with a torn meniscus. >> very sort of short leash in regards to what we've allowed him to do, to be wise. the end game is how do you
deliver a team jayliel being amongst that to october of 26 on opening night. and health rules the day. always has, always will. >> more sixers next hour. the flyers continue their exhibition schedule tonight at home against the new york rangers and look who's back on the ice. claude giroux has returned from the world cup of hockey. he helped team canada take it all. now he's back to his main job trying to lead the flyers to the promised land. flyers open their regular season october 14th in los angeles. the phillies decided to bring back their coaching staff for 2017 all but the hitting coach. steve henderson's contract has not been renewed. the phils had a points 240 batting average seconds worst in all of baseball. ryan howard said his goodbyes to his phillies teammates. he most undoubtedly played his last game a phillies uniform. while ryan will try to continue his career elsewhere he still wishes the organization success. >> these types of things come
to an end. it's like those guys in the clubhouse now can start their own -- their own legacy and don't have to kind of be under that umbrella of everybody talking about 2008. now they can pave their own path and that's one of the things i told a couple of the guys and i hope they go out there and they can go do it. >> one of the franchise's all time great players. >> yup. cute little girl on his lap. >> yes, she is. >> thank you. we have an exciting night on 6abc prime time. series premiere of conviction. >> i did not vote for your father. >> he me neither. >> the show's lead character played by hayley atwell 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 has been served. abc's prime time kicks off with a all new week of dancing on the stars they have a a
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islands of haiti jamaica and cuba. according to the national hurricane center matthew which is a category four storm will likely track east of florida later in the week but still too soon to determine what impact it could have on the u.s. coast. >> not going to be good for our area but not like that anyway. >> no. >> clouds, rain. >> yeah, the latest tracks are bringing it closer to to the coast especially florida, the carolinas late in the week early in the weekend. as it passes through haiti and parts of jamaica and cuba, about 15 to as much as 40-inches of rain. >> oh my. >> they're expecting with this storm down there. devastating flooding. locally here it is a beautiful monday. nothing like what they're dealing with in the caribbean. storm tracker6 live double scan will show a mixture of sunshine and clouds out there. there's been a couple of random showers that have popped up, this one little downpour near tuckahoe on the border of not only atlantic county but also cape may county sinking to the south and east. no lightning with it but one of the only spots right now getting wet, couple areas near the lehigh valley also saw a
quick little shower over the last hour to 45 minutes. temperature-wise we moved back up from the weekend. we are back into the 70's for the majority of the area. we did hit that 76 in philadelphia today, 73 right now, 75 wilmington, 73 he in dover. up are 60's for the lehigh valley and low to mid 60's up in the poconos. weak boundary from the north. you can see scattered showers just colder air aloft destabilizing the atmosphere. once the sun sets these showers will fall apart so not a problem for overnight but one thing that will redevelop is some of that patchy fog. many of us woke up with the fog mist and drizzle. could happen late tonight early tomorrow morning once again with temperatures overall not much of a difference from the suburbs to the city in the mid and the up are 50's. high pressure is over eastern parts of new england and it's going to stay there. it's going to park itself through much of the week meaning a wind flow coming in more out of the north-northeast so it's a little more seasonable, much cooler than today, tomorrow at
70 degrees so fog in the morning breaking for some sunshine. as we get into wednesday, not much changes in the atmosphere. morning clouds with some returning sun in the afternoon on wednesday an high temperature of 72. but one thing that this high we have to watch again it's parking itself here. the question is where does this high move because this strong high is going to be a player in matthew's track late in the week into the upcoming weekend. at the same time we have a cold front coming in from the west called a trough. that also may try to hug matthew on the coast so matthew has got to squeeze itself between these two systems that aren't going to move all that much and depending on where they're positiond is where matthew could move up the eastern seaboard. right now still a category four hurricane winds sustained at 140 miles an hour. you can clearly see that definitive eye. here's jamaica and hematoma it will move closer to haiti than jamaica as we go into the overnight hours early on tuesday. then it's going to curve to the north and west just off of
miami he's -- miami's coastline. down to a three winds sustained at 120 miles an hour. the latest track it was further to the east earlier today. it has now been pushed a little bit to the west near a category two status by saturday afternoon off the coast of north and south carolina. more than likely trying to make landfall somewhere in north carolina at the beginning of the weekend. thereafter north of the carolinas all bets are off. this far out as to where it could move either out to sea or continue its journey up the cost but right now the time frame saturday through monday it will bring rough surf and dangerous rip currents for the holiday weekends down the shore. the unknowns the track past the carolinas and the exact timing it passes by this far north given that it is close to six days away. that's something we'll continue to follow. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast 70 degrees morning fog some peeks of sun tomorrow afternoon. 72 partly sunny on wednesday
and a beautiful thursday and friday with a mixture of sun and clouds, low he to mid 70's so a little bit above average. right now saturday is breezy but some increasing clouds, still looks dry at 73. we'll be watching sunday time frame into monday more than likely of where matthew could track and how close as we get into that columbus day holiday with much cooler temperatures in the mid 60's so of course we'll continue to have the updates as these tracks continue a couple times a day on "action news and online. >> thank you adam. >> thank you. >> of course 6abc.com/weather is your complete resource as those damp conditions move in and out of our area. be sure and check storm tracker6 live radar. you can county on regular updates by following each of our meteorologist on facebook and twitter. a comic book collector is laughing all the way to the bank. he's got the first superman comic book ever printerd and that piece of comedy is worth $100,000. how about that? the comic book is making its first appearance at the wilmington vintage toy show today and tomorrow at the courtyard
>> finally tonight meet amani the new baby girl gorilla at the philadelphia zoo has officially been named. amani was chosen in an online contest that raised money for the gorilla rehabilitation conservation etch center. the center in the democratic republic of congo. next time you're at the zoo were come amani or if you want to get a give go to banana republic. >> that was a good one. >> stand by with these stories and more next at 6:00. scary clown threats popped up on social media again. now one that claimed violence at a south philadelphia school has been linked to a 13-year-old girl. septa regional rail service gets back on track with a full schedule but riders say they still dealt with travel trouble today. >> and police searching for lehigh county mother who disappeared three years ago turned their investigation to the home of a coworker. that and much more coming up next.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> monday night jim is off i'm rick williams. in the news philadelphia police add hybrid cars to the fleet. and the latest forecast has hurricane matthew tracking to the east coast. but the big story on "action news" tonight is the investigation into a disturbing series of posts on social media by so-called
creepy clowns threatening violence to local schools. and tonight philadelphia police say at least one incident was a prank allegedly committed by a 13-year-old girl. recent social media posts named a number of private and public schools as target of violence. and that prompted some schools to take extra precautions today. one of them was neumann goretti high school in south philadelphia and that's where "action news" reporter bob brooks is live with the very latest tonight. bob. >> reporter: rick, good evening. one of the creepy clown posts said they were going to come to neumann goretti and shoot all of the kids all the students all the teachers we found out a lot of these creepy clowns behind these accounts they're teenagers but that doesn't change the fact that they have to be investigated and taken very seriously. >> you have a gray hair. >> reporter: this is abington residents joyce also know as bubbles the clown. imagine working at a career for 19 years mostly helping kids then to only have t