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she ask that we node identify her. >> first, i was sitting on the couch watching a movie and my husband was in the kitchen. >> all was quiet until 7:45 as you see on the surveillance video, a man burst into the living room of hallerman of the lawn crest section. >> a big guy came in and he told me to be quiet. and then he pulled a gun out and i started to scream and i started to yell for my husband. >> the man disappeared into the dining room where the man confronted the woman's husband who is legally blind. the couple had their own gun after being alerted to home invasions in the neighborhood. >> my husband went to reach for the gun on the dining room table but by that time the guy had the gun up to his neck and that if we don't shut up and be quiet he would shoot both of us. >> then a second man came into the house dressed in a hoody
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pulled tightly to his face and believe he was acting as a lookout. the victim's niece and son were playing across the street. >> i hope he doesn't shoot my husband or me. and i told my husband don't shoot because my husband was getting ready to shoot him. >> the first suspect went through her husband's pockets and they escaped with $250 in cash. >> i hope they catch them because it's like you preyed on a man who couldn't see to defend his family and that is not right. >> again, northeast detectives working to identify the two men this afternoon. >> live at northeast detectives i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> all right sara, that video will be key evidence thank you. meantime police in darby delaware county say they have a person of interest in the murder of a 52-year-old woman. diana hart was found in the basement of the home on spruce
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street sunday afternoon. an autopsy shows that she has multiple stab and slash wounds to the neck and chest. they were led to the home when the woman's adult daughter was found wandering the neighborhood. vernon odom will have more details on the investigation in a live report coming up at 5:00. >> a new jersey couple and their home improvement companies are accused of swindling 20 victims during superstorm sandy that they were paid more than $1 million to rebuild the victim's houses and they allegedly failed to make the repairs making the homes unliveable and spent the money on gambling and jewelry. the little egg harbor company and they are contracting companies are facing theft and other charges. a water main break is facing a big mess on temple university
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campus. it has left people living in the dorms without running water. walter perez is live in philadelphia where repair work is underway there behind you. >> reporter: that is right sharrie, we'll give you a live look things have dried out for sure. as can you see crews are working to repair the 2 inch main, this is 15th and norris at the edge of the temple university campus. it's area around norris street at 13th and broad but the water department is optimistic, service will be restored by 8:00 tonight. it was right around 9:30 this morning when water started gushing along the intersection of 13th and norris streets. as a result several homes and businesses in the area remain without water services including a pair of temple university residence halls. there are two that are shut on norris street belonging to
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temple and as on as we get water restored we'll get them back water service. one of the affected dorms is the peabody building primarily a residence hall for freshman. the students say to put it mildly. >> have you to go to the blue cross center at the student sent toward shower. >> they gave us the first floor bathroom. that is a nuisance to walk all of that way. >> i may end up going to j and h and getting one of my friends to take me in there to shower. it's a pain. >> temple freshman austin drill says he knew he should have cleaned his dirty clothes tonight. >> i was going to do my laundry and i'm out of socks. >> back out live, i'm not sure if you can see how the pressure of water released from the main lifted the road there. water service is expected to
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resume before 8:00 tonight but no word on how long this intersection will be closed off to traffic. reporting live from north philadelphia, walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> all right walter thank you. there was another water main break earlier in the day. this one in chestnut hill, it happened around 1:30 on the 81 hundred block of yardley street. 80 customers on the block are still without water and repairs are underway right now and they expect service so be repaired as soon as it is complete. now to a first check of the accuweather forecast. as our sun soaked street continues. we like it. lets head outside to meteorologist, adam joseph. >> you can wear flip-flops over the next several days. looking at sunday 65 yesterday and 67 today 1 degrees above
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normal and we are tracking some 70s in the near future. in fact we are on the verge of that 70 in the mid-atlantic region. 76 in charleston, west virginia and 78 in toledo. a true fall feeling in the northern plains and the midsection of the country with highs overall in the 40s there today. with that front there are a couple of showers kind of in between the warmth to the east and the cold to the north and west. but a lot of these heavy showers and even downpours near chicago and the great lakes begin to fall apart as it moves to the east. we are only tracking an isolated shower as the front pushes through tomorrow and it brings another cool shot behind it for the end of the week we are tracking a nice fall weekend as the temperatures start to jump back up. we'll have those ups and downs with the afternoon highs coming up in the full accuweather forecast.
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>> looking forward to it thank you. in north carolina today, all eyes are on the tar river, with the effects of hurricane matthew still being felt, that river is expected to crest today. north carolina's governor, pat mccrory is advising residents to evacuate and stay away until the river crests. the death toll continues to rise and hurricane matthew claimed at least 34 lives in the u.s. half of them in north carolina. residents there say that while the sun is shining today this storm has been devastating and continues to wreak havoc and for those that have survived they are simply happy to be alive. >> people with little or nothing, the flood took it all. but we are here we are safe. got a roof over our head and hot meals and who knows, we are just thankful for that. >> looking on the bright side meanwhile u.s. marines are
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headed to hurricane ravages haiti with relief. the uss is bringing generators and water purifiers and food and medical supplies. the scene is grim. hundreds have died and hundreds more remain injured in desperate need of help. >> so desperately needed. it's time now for the "action news" traffic report. lets go to matt pellman on a wednesday afternoon. >> it's a nice afternoon for a drive, we have a few issues for the drive home. starting in bellmawr, camden county, the 42 freeway approaching 295, wrapping up a crash getting ready to load the last vehicle on to the flat bed tow truck, it's sluggish northbound past the scene but at this point not terrible. same with the big picture, not terrible but delays are forming along 95 and the schuylkill
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expressway just 11 miles per hour, walter told us about the water main break at 13th and norris that is a traffic mess there too, stay on north broad and diamond. there was a crash on the pa turnpike, eastbound side approaching fort washington just cleared out but not before giving us delays approaching norristown it's a slow go. it sounds like this crash and downed poll in chester county is here for a while. and 29 state road is blocked at pot house for that closure. and delaware a crash on 95 at wilmington boulevard. and speeds on the teens at 495. and better news from smyrna, the overturned chicken truck is long gone. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report. in bucks county a crash on the newtown bypass close to state
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street by the summit square shop center. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> all right matt thank you. still ahead on "action news" going online to prevent crime. the camden police department teams up with the social network. and preserving tradition along jewelers row. how mayor kenney is working on new condos while keeping the old time charm. and helping african-american women survive breast cancer. see how they are beating the odds.
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a trio of suspects is wanted for two robberies in philadelphia. last week two men went inside the little caesars on the 5900 block of lancaster avenue pointing a gun at the female employee and she quickly opened the register and grabbed all the cash and meanwhile the third man
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acting as a lookout robbed the mom parked out front with her children. if you know anything about this crime are you asked to call police. sometimes there is nothing better than a good neighbor. and hey there is an app and a website for that now. next door is a private social network for your specific neighborhood. today the camden county police department announced they are working with the app to make their neighborhoods in new jersey safer and stronger. the app helps people in any specific area, connect virtually from hearing about a rash of break-ins to finding a babysitter. police in camden says that virtual neighborhood watch is key to communications and working together to keep the streets safe and heard from one woman a resident from the park side neighborhood, she explained how her neighbors worked together to make a robbery arrest.
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>> once we actually starting giving information, height, size, day night and what he did. we were able to communicate this to our police department who at that time. we had enough information to help him apprehend this guy. which they did. >> reporter: pretty remarkable stuff. just from all the neighbors working together and providing the information, what they knew. and this is a two way conversation, police are also using next door to get out the latest information to neighbors, like crime trends happen to change block by block, employees and community members talking to each other the latest in technology brian. >> thank you. now, to the latest on the shorter road to the white house. both candidates are appealing to voters in key states today. a live look right now -- live on stage the team is spread out
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over the traditionally republican state that could be up for grabs next month. polls suggest, arizona, georgia and even utah could be in clinton's column. one of the most conservative state in america, shows a close race as of today. meanwhile, donald trump is in florida right now where he continues to take aim at democrats and fellow republicans. isolated because of the vulgar 2005 video and suggests that both parties in washington are working together to keep each other in office and out of trouble. toyota is recalling 30,000 vehicles worldwide because of a brake issue that could become deadly in some cases. the recall calls the prius sedans and toyota says the possibility that the parking
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brake stops working and the car could roll away and cause a crash. 94,000 of them are in north america. here is a look at today's closing numbers, the u.s. stocks closing mixed today and they did steady here at the end of the day. the dow up over 15.5 points and the nasdaq down 8 and the s&p up nearly 2.5. we turn our attention again to the accuweather forecast. lets check in with adam joseph keeping an eye on the outdoors and a beautiful shot from the beach. >> reporter: here in atlantic city looking northbound to the steel pier a gentle breeze and sunshine today and moving the temperatures again above average. a lot of sunlight today and speaking of sunlight our daylight for philadelphia is getting shorter and shorter as we go over the next couple of months. today 11:17 minutes from sunrise
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to sunset. we lose almost an hour and 15 minutes, and two months from now as we hit december 9:23 minutes of daylight and then the light hours start to turn back around. 67 in trenton and 70 in allentown and reading and wilmington upper 60s and millville and along the shore those temperatures pretty equal to inland locations in the upper 60s. again a lot of sunshine here this afternoon and that makes its way all the way to the ohio valley and then you hit a wall with cloud cover here between chicago and st. louis and all the heavy rain lifts to the north and we could use a little more rain here and it will break apart here on thursday. partly cloudy and winds go came upper 40s north and west and the same for wilmington and millville. and 57 degrees along the shore. tomorrow morning a dry rush but clouds around and the front approaches during the mid-day hours to the middle part of the
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afternoon and sprinkles are passing by north of philadelphia. the front moves on and returning sun north and east before the sunsets late in the afternoon and by 8:30 everyone is clearing out. hurricane nicole, in the atlantic, you can see it's a beast of a storm, winds sustained is 100 miles per hour. and look at the eye wall in the deep red and the thunderstorms around the eye, with 145 miles per hour winds out from the eye and it's hard to get a hurricane to directly hit the island of bermuda. think of how big the ocean is and how tiny of a speck bermuda is but it's going over tomorrow, as a hurricane 2. 4 to 8 inches of rain and damaging winds as well. looking at the four day at 4:00 forecast, back at home quiet and limited sun and isolated shower and 71 tomorrow and behind the
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front it's sunny, friday and saturday. in control, breezy and highs in the mid-60s and milder during the second half of the weekend and high clouds of 70 and warmer air arriving as we go into next week with the seven day if the next half hour. >> the warm air is making a come back. we are one step closer to knowing which viewer will get to cohost with kelly ripa. the top ten finalists are revealed and both of our local contestn'ts made it through. they were among those that got the most votes. they are anxious awaiting friday's show. to see if they make it to the top five. if so they will be flown to new york to compete for the top spot. for decades african-american women had lower rates of breast cancer than caucasian women and now the rates of survival
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continues to be lower, a local team is going beyond the numbers to find ways to help women of color beat the odds of breast cancer. for these women fighting breast cancer is personal. noel lions is a 24 year survivor and her grandmother suffered the disease in secret. >> she didn't tell anyone we didn't know how long she had symptoms or when she went to the doctor. >> they are trying to change a sobering statistic, 21% of african-american women die within three years compared to 9% of white women. the researchers found that medical mistrust is a bigger concern for black women than white women. >> the women don't feel the doctor is listening to them. >> women don't complain about problems in the system.
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they just don't go back. >> that means they don't go back for checkups or followup care. the study found that the stress of a cancer diagnosis hits younger african-american than those that are older. >> many are in new relationships, they may be dating, they may have young children, they may not be in a settled job the way an older woman might be. >> the team is working to create a website, apps and other ways to give african-american women a plan for survivor ship. giving them and their families resources and support in ways they can relate to. >> we make sure they have access to information that is relevant to them and their disease. >> and that may include audio or video for smart phones, since so many women get info that way now-a-days. saturday please join me at memorial hall for the american cancer society's making strides
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against cancer walk. you can register online or register right there on site at 7:00 a.m. the walk begins at 8:30. i'm looking forward to being there. >> that is critically important information. thanks sharrie. still ahead on "action news," philadelphia gains dozens of young special assistant district attorneys today. the role they will be playing in the important fight against bullies. and ahead in what's the deal, we unveil the top five vehicle ets to get the best deal on holiday travel. do you own a plane?
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a group of philadelphia students is promising to do their part to take a stand against bullying. october is national bullying prevention month, and they took a pledge to fight against bullying. philadelphia district attorney seth williams led the students in the pledge and encouraged them to stay in school and find positive ways to resolve
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conflict. the students were also named special assistant district attorneys in the charge against bullying. the girl scouts of pennsylvania were happy to accept a $10,000 grant today. the money will support the funded initiative program for more than 8,000 girls in underserved communities this year. they will have access to free self esteem building activity. to encourage future leaders like them. >> very cool. there is more to come on "action news" this taff noon. >> the fbi is looking into a small plane crash that killed one of two people on board. the latest from connecticut coming up. i'm nydia han, first fine and now the consequences. comcast has to pay the biggest fine in fcc history. what does this mean for customers?
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hello again. 4:30 now and "action news" continues with another failure to have bill cosby's sexual assault charges thrown out. and we examine comcast's record federal fine and look at customers that came with issues and got results. and a controversial kim
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kardashian halloween costume is no longer on sale because of nummous complaints about it. and the plan for a condo on a street, for jewelries row and today the mayor weighed in on the project. john rawlins is live along jewelers row in center city. you have details here. >> reporter: well, the focus is on the 700 block the row. and a lot of people are waiting on the mayor. the mayor long considered a preservation advocate but said in this case the developer dotted his i's and crossed his t's. the battleground 710 jewelers row. the mayor saying he shared the frustration of those seeking historical protection of the existing building. >> the toll brothers are within their right if we were to
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attempt to retro actively reverse that we would be sued and we would lose, so asking for a plan to preserve the existing buildings facades. >> trying to keep the integrity of the first and second floors intact. >> so how did this play for those fighting the project. >> it gives me no comfort whatsoever. >> because? >> i call it the facadecharade. >> the loss of those jobs will hurt the row's economy. not everyone shares that view, three of the buildings in the cross hairs are owned by this man. he argues that business is off on the row due to the internet and the tower will be a shot in the arm increasing foot traffic
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to past levels. >> maybe 10 years ago with people coming down from the building, coming down and spending money to us. and people can afford to do something. >> well, nothing new on the record from developer, but in the past it indicated it would be sensitive to the historic nature of the row but it's not clear if that means it will save the facade as the mayor wants. live in center city, john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. bill cosby lost his later efforts to have a sex assault charge thrown out on appeal. cosby's lawyer argued that accuser andrea constand should have testified. federal law allows prosecutors to use hearsay testimony from police. and so the state superior court
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denied cosby appeal today. is he set for trial in june accused of drugging and molesting constand in 2004. police are looking for men that robbed a man in fairmount at 20th and brandywine street. they went up to a 27-year-old man on the street and demanded he hand over his belongings. the robbers got his cell phone and head phones, anyone with information is asked to call police. a crash between two tractor trailers left hundreds of chickens dead and shut down a major roadway in delaware. it happened before 4:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of route 1 in smyrna. one truck was carrying live chickens many that were killed and left scattered on the highway. the road is reopen at 10:00 this morning and police have not yet said what caused the big rigs to
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crash. >> hate to see an accident like that. meteorologist, adam joseph joining us now with another beautiful day outside. temperatures back above normal and a blip with clouds tomorrow moving and and cooler weather by the end of the week. looking live at sky 6 hd over the center city skyline. 69 degrees and the dew point is low, comfortable out there and a few light clouds. and pressure 30.25 inches and equally as beautiful here in berks county and looking west from the pagoda cam, 68 degrees, winds light south-southeast at 7 miles per hour and the feels like temperature is exactly the same as the air temperature as the relative humidity with the dew points in the 40s. tis the season for dramatic changes with fall. you see there is a front between dallas and wichita where the temperature drops 30 degrees.
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chicago 64 with rain and 40s in bismark. i'll get the warm surge to come in tomorrow before we drop the temperatures as the front progresses through, we'll talk about that roller coaster ride, so to speak, with the seven day in just a bit. >> thank you adam. after news broke that comcast is forced to pay the biggest civil cable fine in fcc history, many consumers are asking questions. the troubleshooters are helping customers get long overdue refunds from the cable giant for years now. >> i posted the story to my facebook page and the response i got was pretty incredible so many angry consumers sharing their own comcast stories and asking what does this mean for me? >> comcast wrongfully charged customers for programming and equipment they never ordered. comcast says it stemmed from
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isolated error or confusion but the "action news" troubleshooters received and resolved numerous clients from comcast customers. >> the troubleshooters got the lehman's a refund for $600 after they told us that comcast erroneously billed them for five years for a cable box they turned in. >> their customer service needs to be fixed. there is something radically wrong. >> the troubleshooters got the camerons a refund to the tune of $200 and now thanks to the fcc settlement the cable giant has to make changes, offer customers the ability to block at no cost the equipment. and sending newly added features and their charges and implement a program that make its quicker and easier to fight billing mistakes. here is the rub comcast has
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until july of 2017 to have the new processes in place and the changes don't have to be applied to orders until december 31st 2017. so customers may not see real improvement until 2018. if you have a problem let us know. call us or post on our facebook page. mayor jim kenney is pointing to what he calls the number one killner philadelphia. cigarette smoking saying it causes 2,000 death as year in the city. he introduced a new proposal to reduce the number, they want to cut the number of stores that sell tobacco products in low income neighborhoods and near schools and they would visit schools more often to make sure they are not selling to children. the regulations still needs
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approval from city council. police will delaware county are trying to connect teens to a crime spree last week. monica malpass is here with the details tonight at 5:00. >> that is right. the teens were pulled over by officers early friday morning. look at what they found in the vehicle, two masks and a gun, all the makings for an armed robbery, the teens were pulled over in the same spot where there was a series of carjacking, how they are trying to connect the teens to those crimes. coming up tonight in health check, the benefits of playing pokemon go. ali gorman breaks down a study showing the health gains being made playing the popular mobile game. we'll see you then. >> thank you. they were classmates more than six decades ago and today they gathered once more to reflect on times past and lasting friendships. the class of 1951 from west
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catholic boys and girls high school held their 65th reunion today. a reception and luncheon was held in drexel hill. they vowed to stay connected with alumni that graduated and support current students. >> sharing old memory. >> for sure. coming up he may be 98 years old but his neighbors rely on him more than anyone else. and cover girls newest model is breaking barriers and making history. find out about the social media celebrity chosen to be the new face for the makeup company. >> and adam joseph will be back with the full accuweather forecast.
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the fbi is trying to figure out why a small plane crash was
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intenti intentional. the plane went down on a busy street in east hartford. the student died and the flight instruct instructor survived. and he told authorities that the student crashed on purpose. they are not even sure who was flying at the time. >> they'll have the information, there are two sets of controllers. who was flying on impact i don't have that. >> the fbi joins the investigation and it happened near a pratt and whitney factory where jet engines are made for military and commercial planes. >> pope francis call ford a cease fire in syria calling the situation there inhuman. he called on those responsible to stop hostilities and allow innocent civilians trapped by the conflict to evacuate. the united nations remains not knowing how to respond to that
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escalating situation. big talkers now a moment in history for a popular storied makeup company. cover girl has their first cover boy or cover guy. this is james charles, the first male ambassador for the cosmetic giants. katy perry made the announcement posting a picture with the makeup artist. >> everyone the newest mascara called so lashy. they called the media blogger from upstate new york, from brian taff's home town, a boundary breaker. yesterday we told you about the outrage over the halloween costume poking fun at kim kardashian's run-in with thiefs in france.
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they have now pulled paris heist robbery victim it came with rope and a gag and fake diamond ring. it was designed to provoke a serious discussion. and said in part we are sorry if it offended anyone. >> finally there are good neighbors and then this angel. bill wheeler is 98 years old and his savannah, georgia, neighborhood is grateful to have him. he is pitching in to help with hurricane matthew cleanup. his age is not stopping him one bit. here he is on his tractor helping neighbors clear their lawns. he once flew military airplanes for a living so bah this is nothing. he really cares about his neighbors. i love them and i think they love me. >> they are wonderful people.
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i get choked up. they are great people. everybody helps each other out here. that is it. >> his neighbors not only grateful but inspired. bill's 99th birthday is coming up and he is hoping he doesn't run out of gas. not him he jokes, the tractor. they have a lot of cleaning up to do. >> what a great man. >> he loves them and they love him. love his spirit. easy to love. >> alicia thanks. time for a check of the roads right now, matt is standing by with the updates. >> savannah is a special unique place. good afternoon live along 95 a lot of people out here tired of sitting in the northbound delay here every single afternoon slowing again today northbound from allegheny to the betsy ross bridge, to the old work zone at cotman avenue, a vehicle broke
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down approaching the walt whitman bridge and that is pushed off to the side now. they are work on the water main break by temple's campus. and lower marion an electrical pole fire this afternoon so a chunk of montgomery avenue is blocked off by the 429 apartments, stay on 30 lancaster avenue montgomery avenue out of commission for the commute. in bristol township. a crash at cedar match knew, had and earlier crash on the pennsylvania turnpike approaching fort washington, long gone but slowing eastbound by norristown. schuylkill township a crash that brought down a pole blocking pot house road. and charles is an alternate around that. douglas championship, look for the crash by the wawa at grocer road. coming up we'll check the accuweather forecast. how tall are you?
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meteorologist adam joseph with the accuweather forecast. this has been a great three day streak. >> it has. tomorrow is not bad. a couple of clouds or spinning shower here or there. but the seven-day forecast is not too shabby as we head toward the end of october. the action cam down the shore earlier today at somers point. some beautiful weather to get on the boat and take a spin. a lot of those are not shrink wrapped. is that what you do? shrink wrap it. >> like a sandwich. >> they are ready to go here, so enjoy the weather like this while we have it. as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan around the area again dealing with a lot of sunshine just a few clouds from time to time.
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and the clouds are picking up here late tomorrow morning. temperature right now in the upper 60s. pretty much from the shore to the city to the lehigh valley and the poconos a little cooler at 64 degrees, with a light wind and that wind continues to ease overnight to a calm level. satellite and radar, you see the wedge of sunshine along the east coast. you bump into clouds in chicago, a cold front behind it means business with chilly air. much of the rain you see here on the radar lifts to the north and fall as part as it pushes through our area. so partly cloudy tonight and winds are calm, and 48 in the suburbs, and tomorrow could be a sunny sandwich so to speak. we start with sunshine in the morning. very early when the sun breaks over the horizon, clouds quickly increase during the early morning hours in the afternoon the front arrives and northwest to the south and east. a couple of scattered isolated
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showers and we could end with returning sunshine in the afternoon once the front passes to the south and east at 71 degrees, strong high pressure comes in behind it and pretty much dominates the eastern half of the country, meaning sunshine and breezy and cooler and 65 degrees on friday. and at the same time we are watching nicole heading out to sea after pretty much making a direct hit over the island of bermuda as a category 2 hurricane tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast limited sunshine tomorrow with an isolated shower middle part of the day and could end with sun returning northwest to south and east at 71. we drop the temperatures friday and saturday, and pleasant days with wall-to-wall sunshine mid-60s. milder and nice here sunday and high clouds in the afternoon of 70 degrees, and on monday mostly cloudy and a front could come through with a couple of showers and the model disagrees with
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showers or very few, 72 but no matter what behind this we warm it here in the middle part of next week. and temperatures running close to 10 degrees above average in the middle 70s with sun and clouds for your tuesday and wednesday. not much to have complain about. unless you want the rain in the seven-day forecast. >> adam thanks. what is the deal is coming up next. katie v/o: she works hard. she stays late. 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
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the holidays are quickly approaching. if you travel through thanksgiving and the new year, you know it can get expensive but orbit let the cat out of the bag there is a week to get the cheapest flights. you ready? it's right now. through monday october 17th.
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other tips go for the less traveled days and they laid out the cheapest ones depending on the holiday we are looking at for thanksgiving the monday before the holiday and the thanksgiving day holiday itself are the cheapest days to travel. when it comes to christmas, december 23rd is your cheapest option and new years eve kind of the same if you travel on december 31st you gets the best deals. early morning flights are usually the least expensive and they say the most reliable and recommend the package deals bundle airfare and car rentals, the more services you add the less you pay. >> and orbit recommends plan yurg holiday after the holidays, can you save a ton on airfare and hotels by traveling the week after the holidays. and hey fewer clouds we like
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that too right. >> back to you guys. >> got the travel itch. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 today. now for sharrie williams, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff, hope you'll join me for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >> now here are rick williams and monica malpass with a look ahead at 5:00. >> hi there, next at 5:00 cecily tynan is on an outdoor adventure live at the philadelphia zoo. >> hi guys, i am here with togo, a ball python found in the wild in west africa. i don't know if you can see the slits near its mouth that is there to detect temperature. important for an animal like this. when they feel threatened they curl in a ball and hide their head.
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interesting. we'll introduce you to the sloth bear, an interesting animal as well. coming up live from the philadelphia zoo. back to you guys. >> i think the snake doesn't like the sloth bear just a guess. >> vice versa you never know.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. all the makings of an armed robbery discovered in the hands of three delaware county teenagers. tonight police there are trying to connect them to a carjacking spree. wednesday evening and the big story on "action news" is the investigation into the teenagers, stopped by police in up ser darby. new at 5:00 tonight gray hall is live outside of upper darby police headquarters with the details. >> monica and rick this is one of those stories that could have a bad ending, the youngest person taken into custody only 13 years old. they were luckily to get the teenagers off the streets before anyone was seriously hurt. you are looking at frightening evidence from upper darby police, they recovered this
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costume mask and a .22 caliber rifle and a ski mask. the teenagers were in possession of the items, the youngest was 13 years old and police say he was the one that had the unloaded gun hidden in his pants leg. >> you know they were getting ready to stick up somebody. >> michael chitwood says that officers stopped the teens 2:30 a.m. october 7th on fairview avenue. police were targeting that location because there were two carjackings and an attempted one just blocks apart. none of the victims were seriously hurt but one victim barely escaped alive. >> one male puts a gun similar to this to her neck and click its and fires and there is no action. she falls down because she is

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