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because it's your turn to get ahead. "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon we begin with breaking news at this hour.
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stemming from the bridge gate scandal in new jersey. a judge just ruled that an official misconduct complaint can in fact move forward against governor chris christie. now they have to decide whether to indict the governor. a citizen filed the complaint accusing a public official of knowingly refraining from his duty. accusing him of having knowledge of the politically motivated plot to close lanes at the george washington bridge. a conviction on this charge would carry a five to ten-year sentence. a spokesperson for christie says that the governor will appeal and has dismissed the ruling in a statement that reads in part. this matter has been thoroughly investigated by three independent separate investigations. and we are following an investigation in a trash can at
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the jersey shore. it happened at barnegat township, ocean county new jersey. nora muchanic joins us live at the scene with more. >> reporter: the scene has been cleared but the spot behind me was where at 1:30 this morning some kind of bomb detonated in a plastic garbage can that was set for pickup. the ocean county prosecutors office says the police responded after neighbors reported an explosion at windward drive in barnegat. the sheriff's office and new jersey state police bomb unit and atf are working this case and the blast left a debris field of 10 yards and crime scene investigators are searching through the evidence for clues. neighbors described what it was like when the explosion happened.
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>> it was 1:30 in the morning getting ready to go to sleep and all of a sudden i woke up boom. >> it sounds like an m 80 and they do fireworks in the back and i didn't think anything of it but i saw the dogs running like lunatics. >> it was loud. so loud we didn't know what the heck happened. because it was right here. it was very scary. >> it was dark out and all it looked like was scattered around something, i thought it was a body at first. but later on i found out it was a garbage can. >> reporter: now an explosion like this raises concerns after the garbage can exploded in seaside park before a race. they was linked to terrorism but they don't believe this is. because it was in a remote location in the middle night.
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it seems like this is a news ang act and investigators are trying to figure out who exactly put the explosive device in the garbage can that neighbors say sat out here for weeks. no one is sure who owned it and want to know what it was made of. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the man accused of detonating the bombs in seaside park and new york city is expected to face a judge today. ahmad rahami is set to appear via video from his hospital bed where he is still recovering from a shootout with police. today's hearing is on attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill the officers during his capture. a man is charged with killing a lehigh valley county woman two years ago. holly grim was reported missing in november of 2013. today police announced the arrest of grim's former
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co-worker. michael who -- he is now in custody and charged with criminal homicide. there are explosive cansations against donald trump. two women came forward with accusations that trump groped and kissed them and he is denying it. kenneth moton has the latest from washington. >> reporter: donald trump and his team are on the defense and calls this phoney and a total fabrication. >> the gop nominee and the accusers. >> he was like an octopus with six arms, he was all over the place. >> jessica lee says he groped her three decades ago on a plane. >> he started to put his hand up my skirt that was it. that was it. i was out of there.
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>> a former trump tower secretary told the times that in 2005 trump introduced himself in the elevator by kissing her on the mouth. the trump campaign threatens to sue. for publishing a false accusations is dangerous. to reach back decades is a new low for the media to go. the women both hillary clinton supporters who didn't report the alleged report to the time say they came forward because of the 2005 hot mike comments obtained by the "washington post." >> you can do anything grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> and trump's demote denial. >> have you ever done anything? >> no i have not. >> the treatment of women is the focal point of the race and clinton's whose rallies are interrupted by bill clinton
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protesters. >> he doubled down on his excuse that it is just locker room talk. >> the clinton campaign called the allegations a disturbing story and her camp is facing more fallout from a wikileaks hack of more emails. kenneth moton channel 6 "action news." >> donald trump's campaign swings through our region again today and mike pence will be in lehigh valley tonight. ivanka is visiting three locations in bucks county. and we talk to the voters in the first event in malvern in the next half hour. we are in for a mild fall afternoon. as we look live outside a mild thursday with a mix of clouds and sun over penn's landing. karen rogers is in for david murphy, with a look at the forecast. >> lots of clouds up above and it feels good right now. i want to show you stormtracker 6 live double scan we are tracking showers with a frontal boundary that is moving through
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and it's heavier out there near lancaster and pottstown, and showers breaking out near allentown and reading. and going closer than this on 422, you see the progression easterly as well as 322 on honey brook, a sprinkle near 322 and south of that near coatesville, you see you are still dry, moving through the north and west. showing how the clouds have really filled in with the approach of this frontal boundary and see the showers to the west that for the most part fall apart near the i-95 corridor. we see a spotty shower north and west right now, look at the temperatures at the front. 65 in philadelphia, and 66 in washington and 67 in pittsburgh, watch what happens when this front moves through. lets look to the west, 40 in bismark, 47 in sioux falls and des moines, we get the idea that
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the cooler air will make a big change for the weather. that comes tomorrow and today enjoy the mild side of this front. peeks of sunshine after the front comes through later on this evening. and 4:00, 71 degrees and high of 72 for the evening commute, you see clouds and sunshine and watching for the clouds and showers north and west. and at 5:00, 69 and 7:00 p.m. 65 degrees. we have changes coming to the 7:00 day forecast a swing in temperatures, coming up in just a few mines. >> thank you. right now hurricane nicole is battering bermuda. the category 3 hurricane made landfall and storm surge topping eight feet and a half a foot of rain. parts of north carolina are returning to normal after hurricane matthew left behind devastating flooding everyone the state's governor says 55,000
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are still without power after nearly a million outages. back here there is a renewed efforts to permanently honor a philadelphia native that died during the vietnam war. the flag once dressed the casket of senior corcoran. he died in 1963 when the uss frank e. evans sank. they are urging them to include their names on the memorial at washington, d.c. they say they did not meet the criteria because it occurred outside of the combat zone. two police officers shot in the line of duty are now out of surgery in boston. and some of nigeria's school girls are set free in a prisoner swap.
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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.
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pat toomey: looking out for wall street and himself, not pennsylvania. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. a man wearing body armor and carrying an assault rifle shot
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two boston police officers. police were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance, they are out of surgery but in critical condition. they were pulled to safety by fellow officers. >> we heard officers screaming on the radio. 303 signifies shots fired and an officer down. they engaged further in an exchange of gun fire, two officers dragged the fellow officers -- >> the 33-year-old suspect was then shot and killed by other officers. nine other policemen were hurt and now being treated at the hospital. 21 girls kidnapped by boko haram in nigeria are now freed. here are photos of those girls captured more than two years ago. they were swapped in an exchange. over 100 girls remain captive. scientists are developing a
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new technology that could make a difference in cancer treatment. the university of pittsburgh is working on a tiny drone that could swim through the human body, it would provide more precise bio images and provide a drug to a specific target like a tumor. it's funded by a grant from the national science foundation. bob dylan has won the noble prize in literature, it's the first time that it has gone to someone that is a musician. they praised dylan for his song writing and it led to a twitter rant who urged his followers to look up music in the directionry and compare it to literature. others congratulated dylan.
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wells fargo bank has a new ceo. john stump retired immediately. he came under fire under the bank's sales practices. the company's president and chief operating officer tim sloan will take over as ceo. information is power when it comes to beating the odds against breast cancer, join our web chat tomorrow with experts from abington health you can
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submit your comments today on and look for the chat section on the home page and come back tomorrow to join the chat from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. knee replace many is one of the most common operations here in the u.s. but patients fear it because of the pain of recovery. but things have changed. here is ali gorman. >> reporter: all of a sudden my knee popped. i was unable to walk. >> in the car when i get out the knee didn't want to hold me. >> no matter how it happens, when a knee goes bad it puts the brakes on life. >> my husband and grandchildren would do things and i would have to watch. >> the doctor says it usually takes years for the natural shock absorbers in the knee to wear out. >> this signifies where the cartilage has worn through. >> and abnormal rough spots
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develop on the bones. with moderate damage the doctor used anti-inflammatory medications and bone replacements. and for severe arthritis new high tech joints means a knee replace. could last a lifetime. >> knee replacements last 20 or 30 years. to make it easier on the patient. pain is managed through multiple messages like nerve blocks with less reliance on narcotics and patients usually go straight home. a few days after surgery. >> you can walk up and down the stairs and go out to the mailbox. aggressive physical therapy when swelling goes down and the changes make patients feel better faster. within three weeks i was cutting my lawn with the tractor and four weeks i was driving and five weeks back to work.
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>> it's like 20 years younger. >> the doctor hopes that people won't wait until people lose their mobility to get help. ali gorman, channel 6 "action news." the "action news" team is out working on news stories tonight beginning at 4:00. here is alicia vitarelli with a preview. >> reporter: hey guys, coming up today at 4:00, a local montgomery county woman says that a local friendlies is not living up to its name. we'll hear from the mom who says she and her family was kicked out of the restaurant because of her child's behavior. >> and the search for the biggest and safest car seat can be stressful for parents. nydia han tells us which brands came out on top. according to consumer reports. take us with you on the go. watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. accuweather when "action news" comes right back.
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halloween is still week as way and this is a special trick or treat party. young patients and their families were invited. costumes were handed out to the youngsters and there were plenty of halloween activities. the idea is to make it less scary. and many of these children will not be able to go trick or treating because of their conditions. so today halloween came to them. karen rogers is with us today with the accuweather forecast. a pretty nice day. >> it feels good. temperatures are good for this time of year but cloudy out there. lets look at stormtracker 6 live double scan we do have showers we are tracking mostly north and west of the city, i want to go in tighter with it. with double scan you see exactly who is getting the showers and the progression of this. you see how it is moving to the
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east. from you on 422 and east of reading are you getting the showers and almost in pottstown. honey brook just a sprinkle or two. and about to get wet in coatesville. watch for that headed out. lets see what the clouds look like outside. we see breaks mixed in with that as well. this is our temple university camera looking at center city and feeling good but perhaps not so pretty why have of a day. 65 degrees right now in philadelphia. the dew point is 57 and a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. as this front draws near and the pressure is holding steady and the wind out of the southwest at 10 miles per hour. and the ocean temperature is 65 and satellite 6 along with action radar showing how we clouded up and this is the front we are tracking for a while now. we see it moving toward philadelphia and watching it break apart as it does. and future tracker 6 showing that at 1:30 this afternoon still showers in place in the lehigh valley.
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and we watch this front draw near and the showers break apart. i think still the best chance for a shower is north and west this afternoon. and the clouds start to break as well. this is a look at 6:30 in the evening, we see sunshine mixing in with the clouds as we get ready for sunset. this is how it goes hour by hour, a few degrees above average. at 2:00 we sit at that. 4:00, 71 and 6:00, 68 and sun mixing with clouds and 6:00 mostly clear skies, a moon lit sky and at 10:00, 59 degrees. it will be cooler tomorrow morning. today's high in the city 72 and hit 73 in wilmington and 69 in reading and 68 in allentown and 72 in trenton and 68 for the high in cape may. behind that front you feel a big change. this is a look at tomorrow. the front moves through and high pressure builds in and it's beautiful and lots of sunshine,
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a breeze 7 to 14 miles per hour out of the north-northwest. you feel the change in the weather come tomorrow when the temperatures drop. i want to show you hurricane nicole. look at the eye of this. it's nearly 30 miles, larger than bermuda. we watch over the past 12 hours, we see how hurricane nicole hit bermuda. still a category 3, we see it past that, and i checked with the national hurricane center and bermuda reported 87 miles per hour sustained wind and 119 miles per hour gusts, that is a devastating situation for bermuda. here is a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast nicole moves offshore and doesn't bother us, mild and partly sunny today and 72. breezy and cooler tomorrow and lots of sunshine and 65. and a good amount of sunshine on saturday and 67 and look what happens, monday, tuesday and wednesday we stay in the 70s and
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go up to 76 tuesday and wednesday. we'll have a chance for a shower, still 76 is sounding good. >> hopefully you will join us that day to talk more about it. quick break.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again, here are the stories we are following for you
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at 12:30. as more and more women come forward with allegations against donald trump. ivanka trump is in our area campaigning for her father. and it could be a classic in the making, star wars fans are already piecing together clues from the new movie trailer, we'll show you a clip. >> but first we continue to follow breaking news. new jersey governor, chris christie, facing legal troubles over the bridge gate scandal. a judge signed a summons allowing an official misconduct complaint to move forward against chris christie. a private citizen filed the official misconduct complaint accusing the governor of having knowledge of the politically motivate the closure of the george washington


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