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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon, in the news
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two college volleyball coaches are placed on leave at the university of delaware. and officials say they know what caused a train derailment this morning in paulsboro, new jersey. and the big story is gun fire across the street from a playground in philadelphia. right now two other young victims remain hospitalized. "action news" reporter, annie mccoralic is joining the investigation and joins us from police headquarters. >> reporter: rick, police think that at one point at least one victim was in that playground but there are a lot of questions surrounding this triple shooting that ended up killing at least one teenager. one thin they do know is there are more witnesses that have come forward. >> we kept our son close, and kept his friends close. >> reporter: shot in the chest, and a 16-year-old shot in the
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torso were rushed to the hospital. bronson was pronounced dead. and the other is critical. a 21-year-old shot in the neck ran to the 16th district for help before they took him to the hospital. it happened off the 3100 block of sterling. his mother had this to say about who might be responsible. >> i ain't going to say your name but you best believe we know you. >> bronson moton was home schooled and excelled in football was well liked. >> he didn't start nothing. everybody gravitated to him. everybody loves him. >> police commissioner richard ross says they found a resolver and a shoe at the scene as well as shell casings from another gun and several bicycles left behind. they are still looking for a motive. >> some descriptions say that a male was running down from the
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scene with one sneaker and dark clothing. >> police are looking for more people to come forward and there were more people on the block at the time of the shooting. if you have information you are urged to contact police. rick back to you. >> thank you. and philadelphia police say that they are on guard this noon after someone allegedly tried to set a cruiser on fire last night. the would be arsonist did not succeed. the officer found a burnt piece of paper sticking out of the gas tank of the vehicle. the car did not ignite and the car was not damaged. katherine scott is talking to police officials and will have the latest coming up at 12:30. rescue crews have another busy day in north carolina. saving residents trapped by the floodwaters. this is lumberton, one of the
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hardest hit locations. some 1500 people were rescued from here yesterday. there were concerns in other communities now as rain water flows downstream toward the atlantic ocean. a frost advisory expired and the sun is shining as we look live at sky 6 hd at the commodore barry bridge melissa magee is in for david murphy. >> reporter: make sure you grab an extra layer before you step outside this afternoon. we are off to a chilly start this morning but temperatures start to rebound. we'll look at the morning lows. up in the poconos you drop down to 29 degrees, lakehurst 32 at the freezing mark and allentown 34 and atlantic city 40 and this morning in philadelphia we bottomed out at 45 degrees, right now a northeasterly wind and temperatures are starting to recover. plenty of sunshine today.
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60 in philadelphia, 59 in allentown and 57 in reading and 52 in the poconos, and at the coast in cape may 61 and 62 in beach haven. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we still have dry conditions across the region from new england from the mid-atlantic region as well. it's keeping the clouds away from the region now and moisture to the south and west right now. we have you covered for the evening commute. temperature is 65 and bright and sunny and 64 this evening and 62 at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. 59 degrees underneath a partly cloudy sky. the big difference today is we have less wind in comparison to yesterday. a similar day with less wind and temperatures maxing out in the 60s and we'll be in store for a brief warm-up on thursday. we'll have all the details in the full accuweather forecast. >> melissa thank you. >> in other news, investigators
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are looking into a freight train derailment in paulsboro, new jersey, three cars jumped the track when they ran into a bent piece of track, the train was leaving when a crash near penn line road. the cars were empty and posed no danger to the public. eagles right tackle lane johnson is on the sidelines when the birds face washington today. the nfl upheld johnson's 10 game suspension for using performance enhancing substantials. johnson appealed the suspension and was allowed to play against detroit this past sunday but now he must sit out until december 22nd. >> breaking news from north philadelphia. chopper 6 hd is over a shooting here. police say that a man has been shot near the intersection of north 11th street and eerie avenues. you can see the police there on
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the scene now. limited information at this points. it happened at 11:30, a short time ago, no word on the victim's condition and we'll monitor this from north philadelphia and bring you update as they become availableable. two volleyball coaches are on administrative leave by the university of delaware. bonnie kenny and cindy gregory are on leave since friday. the university confirmed the news but is not giving a reason for the decision. 11 children took a detour on the way to school after the bus driver had a mishap in princeton. it hit a barrier over the stoney brook bridge and had a flat tire. the middle school student his to wait for another bus to take them to school. nobody was injured. turning to politics, the presidential election less than a month away. today is the deadline to register to vote in pennsylvania. bob brooks is live at the
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montgomery county voter services office in norristown where employees are very busy today. >> reporter: rick, extremely busy. i want to give you a statistic, since the primary election, more than 16,000 people have registered to vote in montgomery county. obviously there is a lot of excitement surrounding the november 8th election. lets see how you can do so today. up on the sixth floor on one montgomery plaza you'll find two dozen employees walking on one of their busiest days of the year. the montgomery voter services, today is the last day to reg ser to vote in pennsylvania if you want to cast your ballots in the november 8th election. this is a unique election cycle and with that being said dr. valerie says they are busy and the turnout huge. >> we are busy we see this every
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presidential cycle, a real uptick in our voter registration, our staff is working so hard. >> here is how to register, come directly here to your county's voter registration services and fill out the forms, you can fill out the form and mail it in or you can register online and fill it all out there. it cording to the doctor it's the best way. >> the simplest way is to register online. >> reporter: okay now a tip for everyone. there is some help that the state has enacted you can text the number. 28693 you text that number and the letters pa, and they will send you a link on how to register. a little tool to use there. and the deadline in new jersey is the 18th and deadline in delaware is 15th.
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>> bob, thank you. presidential politics now, donald trump takes his campaign to florida, last night's rally in wilksbury, trump holding up a mini look alike at the podium. gop weighed in on the campaign including new jersey governor, chris christie. this morning he told a radio station he was upset about his lewd comments towards women but still supported him. and the democratic candidate will campaign with former vice presidential candidate, al gore, and bill clinton will also be in florida to encourage voter registration. still to come a man injured in a train crash in hoboken has file aid new lawsuit. and the galaxy note 7 is powering down. they are stopping making the
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phone for good. and melissa magee is back with the seven-day forecast from accuweather.
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a new jersey man has file aid lawsuit in connection with last month's deadly new jersey crash in hoboken. two lawyers have announced the lawsuit this morning. the victim riding in the first car of the claim was seriously injured. and is filing the lawsuit in the hope of stopping another deadly incident. one person was killed and more than 100 injured in the crash. samsung has pulled the plug on the galaxy note 7. they will stop making it permanently. dozens. the original phones caught fire and some replacement phones overheated. samsung has blamed a manufacturing defect in the batteries. a girl will be reunited with her family sometime today. authorities found rebecca lewis in memphis, tennessee along with
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the man accused of taking her. he was known by the lewis family but had not seen him in two years. the little girl seems to be unharmed. police are searching for three men near the nation's capital this morning. they allegedly robbed a diner and fled in a bmw, then hit cars on the highway in mount laurel, maryland. at least one shot was fired and several people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. a wild fire is threatening homes and wineries in napa county, california. the blaze broke out yesterday afternoon, and is burning dangerously close to neighborhoods. mandatory evacuations are underway, and officials have opened a temporary shelter in downtown napa. hundreds of thousands of parents are feeling relieved because the nation's third largest school district has avoided a strike.
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the chicago's teacher's union was planning to walk off the job, but early this morning both sides reached a tentative agreement than means students are in class today. this would be the second major strike for teachers in chicago since 2012. coming up a warning against exercising when are you feeling angry. why the timing could have a serious impab on your health.
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do you own a plane? do you own a bank? pat toomey owned both. but it's the fact that toomey owns a seat in the u.s. senate that should really concern us. while on the senate banking committee, pat toomey voted to rewrite rules to help bankers like him ...and he tried to eliminate protections put in place to stop wall street's risky practices. pat toomey: looking out for wall street and himself, not pennsylvania. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. some philadelphia high school seniors got a helping
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hand this morning from prominent members of the community. various judges and lawyers and philadelphia d.a. seth williams, gathered here at ben franklin high school to help students prepare for college filling out applications and deciding on a profession. it's sponsor bid a local chapter of the national bar association. >> job seekers have a chance to meet with employers, it's happening at the montgomery county -- the job fair is open until 3:00 this afternoon. health check this noon, a large new study says you may wants to avoid the gym if you are feeling stressed or angry. researchers said that exercise while angry could triple the chance of a heart attack within the hour. from 6:00 p.m. until midnight
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that study involved 12,000 people. regular exercise is known to be a stress reliever and known to prevent heart disease but they warn on pushing yourself when feeling strong emotion. the beverage tax is set to take affect and they are urging the rest of the world to follow suit. they are recommending that all countries put a tax on sugary drink as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. the number of obesity has more than doubled since 1980. lets check in with alicia vitarelli in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 we put wireless headphones to the test in what's the deal? they compare sound quality and price to come up with the best recommendations on the market. and we continue our series today
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about breast cancer breakthroughs, today find out how a new high tech tool can detect cancer cells during surgery and help patients beat the odds. take us with you on the go if you have not download the the 6 abc news app. watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. see you at 4:00. >> thank you. accuweather is coming up.
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the first female football player in north central history is making records for a different reason. she comes out of nowhere to tackle on saturday. she posted the video along with the caption, kickers can hit.
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espn as since picked up the story. >> girl power there. bringing our own today. >> i'll sit back here. >> you know what we can do. >> meteorologist, melissa magee, is here now with a closer look at the forecast. >> it's sunny today and we have less wind after a chilly start temperatures start to rebound guys. lets talk about what is going on. stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see it's dry and no issues with precipitation, we have cool high pressure in control and it's drying out the atmosphere nicely. chopper 6 hd high above the sky in princeton, new jersey, it's a beautiful shot. if you look at the trees, you can see some fall foliage, some leaves are starting to change colors we are in the middle of our fall season. a bright blue sky overhead and nice conditions to enjoy. 60 in philadelphia after the morning low was just 45, up in the poconos, you bottomed out this morning at 29 degrees, right now 52 and 59 in trenton
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and 63 for beach haven and the low 60s for ac and cape may. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have quiet conditions now from new england across the mid-atlantic thanks to this dominating wind of high pressure and the winds are clockwise and because of that we are tapping into a cool northeasterly wind and it helps to suppress the cloud cover to the west and moisture from the region the rest of today. as we go throughout the day, through the afternoon and evening planner. 2:00 bright and sunny and 63. middle 60s at 4:00 p.m., down to 64 at 6:00 in the evening. turning cloudy tonight, by 8:00 and 10:00 temperatures are middle and lower 50s. high pressure for tuesday and maxing out at 66 today and slightly below where we should be but lighter wins, it's cool and dry. the ridge of high pressure moves
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farther to the east making way for a return throw. we get an east-southeasterly wind for the middle half of our work week and thursday we track the cold front that will warm our temperatures up before we cool back down by the end of the work week. tropical storm nicole, it's about 350 miles south of bermuda, maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour. moving to the north-northwest at 5 miles per hour. and this is expected to gain forward momentum and forward speed and by wednesday expected to extreme ento a category 1 hurricane and category 2 potentially by thursday as it passes near or over bermuda. and after that it moves to the north and east well away from the u.s. main land. here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast back here at home sunny and less wind and high temperature of 66. on wednesday clouds and sun and 68 for a high. on thursday it will be a milder day, and showers are possible
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and most spots stay dry by then, we'll warm up to 72 briefly on thursday in the wake of that front on friday, it's breezy and cooler and high temperature of 63. saturday partly sunny and a nice one at 65. and sun to clouds in philadelphia and union at home. and high of 69 and rain possible on monday with a high of 71. crisp outside today but staying dry for today. >> thanks melissa. i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them. would you put people in jail for performing abortions? at some point doctors performing abortions i think would be subject to that sort of penalty. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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katie v/she stays late.rd. but she gets paid 21% less than her male coworkers. pat toomey has voted time after time against equal pay for women, against pay that helps hard working families get ahead. katie o/c: for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it. katie v/o: i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message because it's your turn to get ahead.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist and david murphy. >> here are the stories we are following for you at 12:30. they know how they tried to set a police vehicle on fire but not who did it. and a vehicle carrying two elderly people overturned on i-95 sending them boeth to the hospital. and if you want to choose the next president the time is now to register in pennsylvania. and there is an attempted arson investigation this afternoon after burnt paper was found inside of a gas tank of a philadelphia police cruiser and as katherine scott tells us both police and residents are shaken by the incidents. >> what the motives are here police don't yet know but at
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tempted arson happened outside of the district where officers are always coming and going. >> it's inconceivable to me to have something like that happen. >> the police vehicle from the fifth district was taped off. as police investigated an attempted arson. >> it's disconcerting to think that someone would even do that. >> the suv in the district lot had a piece of paper with a burn mark sticking out of the gas tank and there were no signs that there were flamed in the vehicle. >> they were not successful, they were not even able to get the cloth lit really. >> they are looking into more details as to what really happened. police and fire marshal's office is investigating. >> we are always concerned about incidents like that, but the fact that it


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