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you, it is 5:30 a.m., october 15. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," a firefighter is injured while battling a house fire in southwest philadelphia overnight. plus, a philadelphia police cruiser becomes part of a crash investigation after a person is hit. plus arc chilly wake-up call, you will want to grab a sweatshirt before having that morning cup of joe or coffee.
criminals it's brisk and chilly, i love it. >> reporter: we had a brutal summer let's get some chilly weather in here. the problem is, gray, summer is making a comeback, you'll see that later in the broadcast. in the meantime, show you the view of atlantic city, nice and clear, the skies are clear and temperatures are chilly. frost advisory continues for the area that you see shaded in the lavender color until 9:00 a.m. where we expect the ground-level temperatures to get close to freezing. reading, 38 degrees. lancaster, 38. allentown, 38. millville, 49. low 50s in cape may. satellite and radar a few areas picking up high cloud cover this morning otherwise you'll see mainly clear conditions, once this works out to sea it is high anticipate dry the rest of the way. mostly sunny skies, gorgeous
day, 67 degrees is the forecasted high, sun, clouds, and we'll call it pleasant. all right, well you'll need the heavier coat this morning and the shorts next week. i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you so much. new this morning, a firefighter is hurt while fighting flames in southwest philadelphia. this happened at a house at gross beak place at 2:30 a.m. another fire being called suspicious kept crews really busy in north philadelphia. this happened at a house on the 30 hup -- hundred block of north 5th street. the fire spread to the row home next-door. no injuries reported. new this morning, a woman hit by a philadelphia police car is recovering from her injuries hit at front and erie in hunting
park. the accident happened at 10:40 p.m. the woman was treated and released. investigators have not released details about the moments leading up to the incident. it was a violent night on the streets of camden, new jersey, we know a man is dead after a shooting outside a sports bar overnight. someone shot the victim around 2 a.m. he was hit multiple times and pronounced at the hospital. police have not made any arrests in the case. this morning we're learning about new information about what led up to the crash that killed two teenagers on the boulevard. dann cuellar talked to a witness. >> reporter: killed in the accident on the boulevard was 16-year-old and 19-year-old. >> we worked together, he is a really hard worker, he just got back to school. trying to get an education.
>> maggie was maggie, when she came in, she would brighten the room. she was an awesome little girl. both of them were riding in the back of a hyundai, the driver was rushing to the hospital to seed father who was assaulted during a robbery. the car ran a red light and hit by an suv. >> he ran the rise light and this light. the two people in the back seat the one being killed is difficult to understand. >> she just got a new kitten from her friend desiree and darlene. >> he was a good person he had a good heart. his parents raised him right. he was the best person you could
find, he was one in a million. >> he was a lovely person, honest and everything. [sobbing] >> reporter: i'm very, very sorry. >> he is like family to me. >> reporter: the makeshift memorial was taking shape in memory of the two teenagers. along the roosevelt boulevard in feltonville, i'm dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." >> heartbreaking story. 5 5:00 a.m., if you use septa to get around town the commute could be impacted because workers could head to the picket line and tomorrow they vote whether or not they should go on strike. if approved 5700 bus dryers and trolley operators will walk off the job at the end of the month. negotiations continue over pension reform and healthcare
cost and safety and fatigue concerns. septa regional rail would not be shut down during the strike. >> we turn to the race for the white house, republican nominee donald trump campaigns in new hampshire and maine today, the visitors come as trump continues to deny allegations of unwanted sexual advances of dozen women. two more women came forward yesterday. a former contestant on her -- on his reality show. >> trump denied the allegations. >> i was sitting alone in a club, i really don't sit alone that much. i was sitting alone by myself like this and i want whoa! >> trump's democratic opponent
hillary clinton was fundraising in seattle yesterday. she said this election cycle has been in her words incredible painful. >> i take no satisfaction in seeing what trump does, and says, balls it hurts, it hurts me and it hurts our country, it hurts all of us. >> wikileaks revealed more e-mails one showed bill clinton was asked to cancel a street to a wall street investment firm over concerns that the clintons would seem to cozy with wall street as she announced her presidential campaign. you can get alerts from the campaign trail by downloading the 6abc news app available at the apple and google play
stores. kathleen kane will be sentenced october 24th for perjury and obstruction charges. her attorney generals are asking for probation or house arrest because they say she is a first time nonviolent offender. prosecutors say she does not quaff for it, they plan to seek a two year state prison sentence. >> legal troubles continue for bill cosby, a crucial pretrial hearing has been set for next month in the sexual assault case. prosecutors want to show the comedian had been drugging and molesting women since the 1960s. the defense said 79-year-old bill cosby is blind and no longer recognize the women or recall any details about the encounters. the criminal charges involve an
encounter with andrea constan back in 2004. getting into a college is a milestone for any high school senior and the process includes months of waiting and hopes of the good news. that was the case for a class of students in philadelphia. vernon odem learned students learned they were heading to college in the unique way. >> reporter: this scene was repeated all over the high school in logan as dozens of seniors were admitted to local colleges and universities ranging from rose metropolitan to cabrini to chestnut hill. this is the second year this catholic charter school heads this program in cooperation with schools like immaculata university. >> it's a plus i got in. >> what are you going to do? >> premedicine i'm going to medicine school and become a
gynecologist. >> reporter: mr. calhoun has been admitted to rosemont college. >> i definitely understand the excitement here it's like a whole thrill you getting excited knowing you have an opportunity to change your life and do something with your life and the purpose you want to go for, you can go for now. >> these kids and everybody involved have put in a lot of hard work to get to this point. and they know they have a lot of hard work yet to go before they graduate from college. >> reporter: 104 seniors went on to four year colleges, all reports are they are succeeding in their freshman year. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> good old college days, congratulations. it's a serious concern for all you parents keeping your baby safe while riding in the car. consumers reports breaks down the latest test on infants car
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with us, a baby elephant in thailand credited to coming to the rescue when it thought a man needed help. the man was taking a dip in the water, the pachyderm rushed to his aid. the staffer who rescued that elephant from a life's cruelty is just the animals way of paying it ford. >> you don't need a dog, you need an elephant to help you out. >> it was chilly this morning, i had the heat on on the way to work. >> lori has a rule not until november. >> for the heat. >> reporter: not until november does the heat go on. >> it's tough. >> reporter: tough, here we go get you outside and show you the view. it's a chilly morning some areas are seeing numbers as low as 33 degrees and we're seeing
patchy frost developing this is the last of the chilly stuff. wait until you see the warmup in the seven-day forecast. it will feel like the end of august as temperatures get into record territory. some locations could be as warm as, let's say, 84, 85 wednesday afternoon. this will not last long. 46 degrees. dewpoint 41. the pressure 37.37 inches. no winds to speak of, ocean temperature, 64. 32 in martins creek, pottstown, quakertown, 33. oxford, 36. coatsville 36 even across interior sections of south jersey, most have dropped into the 30s, vineland, 39. hockessin, delaware, 39 degrees, woodbine 42. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, the complete opposite of what we saw last weekend, nothing going on. a few clouds across the virginias and the carolinas, all
that stays to the south, it will push to the south later on. the big weather story is out here across the packed northwest where we'll see rain and gusty winds. the jet stream looks like this, all the storm systems will be gearing up to the north an up into canada, which means we'll have a huge area of high pressure formally in control across the southern portions of the united states, that will pump the temperatures well into the 80s later next week. chilly stuff hanging on across the northeast and working out to sea and all the warmth rushes in monday, tuesday, wednesday. high pressure in control, lots of sunshine, air sinks, high pressure in control. sunny and pleasant. as we get into sunday, pretty much the same thing there's a frontal system approaching from the west, doesn't get in here until monday morning. maybe brings an isolated shower north and west of philadelphia, monday morning that's about it. once the front pulls through,
most of the forecast looks dry. temperatures, low to mid 60s this afternoon. the model has 65. we'll go 67. chilly tomorrow morning, but not as chilly as right now. millville, 48. trenton, 43. look at this, by the time we get into sunday, we're in the 70s and it gets warmer and warmer and warmer, each and everyday from that point on. 6 degrees, mostly sunny and pleasant, winds are light out of the south/southwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour. a ton of sunshine expected today, 1:00 p.m., 62. 3:00 p.m., 65. 5:00 p.m., same temperature, we top out at 67. clear and chilly overnight tonight, 43 outlying suburbs, 49 for center city. look at these numbers, 67 today. sunday, 72. monday we're turning it up a notch. 80 degrees, a warmer afternoon, tuesday, sunny and breezy, high of 82.
wednesday is the record breaker, forecasting a high of 84. isee forecast modeling as high as 85, 86. thursday and friday, starts to get a little more closer to average here, 74 and 70 degrees. you know considering it's been in the 60s over the last few days, normally we don't think 84 is hot. probably it will feel hot. enjoy the weekend. >> folks we would like to remind you can get the seven-day forecast and live at double scan radar at any time of the day on our website 6abc.com/weather. the time 5:48 if you're just waking up with with us, ths weekend "fyi philly" has the annual halloween special, melissa magee has a spooky unique peek as she tours a frightful haunted factory. >> reporter: south philadelphia fright factory be prepared to scream before you enter. >> we hand pick all of our
actors. we expect them to be over the top in our customer's faces. >> reporter: the haunted house is set in a 25,000 square foot abandoned warehouse. >> i'm the old caretaker of this factory and i love scaring people. >> reporter: the haunt is divided into two parts, my heart is pounding. >> there's the the the the didd factor. the 105-year-old building is haunted by two ghosts. >> one rumor i heard it used to be a morgue in world war ii. it's loud and intense you might be running for the and it. >> all right, welcome back
up with us on this saturday morning, 5:51 a.m., a chilly 46 degrees out there. when it comes to the weather, chris sowers says you'll enjoy today, but the heat is returning next week. he'll explain. a colorado teenager is battling cancer rarely found in girls her age. the 16-year-old may be the youngest in the u.s. to battle ovarian cancer. she learned about it on her 16th birthday. she had 6 rounds of chemo therapy and 7 hour surgery to remove cancerous tumors. experts say women who take hormonal birth control are susceptible to depression. researchers analyzed 14 years worth of data from 1 million
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the most recent improvement is the load leg. >> it extends from the about the same time of the infant seat to the vehicle floor making the seat safer and stable for the baby. >> reporter: consumer report updated its ratings of rear-facing infant seats which children should be in until 4 years of age. this side by side crash footage shows how similar seats from the same manufacturer perform without the load leg. although both performed well, the seat with the load leg has less ford motion than the one without it. >> seats with the load leg was 50% less increase of head injury to the dummy. >> reporter: consumer reports valuation found it easy to use. you will pay a premium for the
new feature. seats that include a load leg tend to be expensive from 250 to $400. but consumer reports believes that seats with a load leg feature offer an additional level of safety. if you're considering an infant seat with a load leg check character manual for any restrictions. nydia han channel 6 "action news." ♪ with simply right checking from santander bank, just make one deposit, withdrawal, transfer, or payment each month to waive the monthly fee. and there's no minimum balance. you're alright with simply right checking from santander bank. ♪ are you feeling alright, baby? ♪
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you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, october 15. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." three generations of one family is forced into the chilly night air after fire erupts inside their philadelphia row home. signs of normalcy return to hoboken train station. plus from sweaters to shorts in a week, accuweather is taking us on a rollercoaster ride begin winning frost. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, rollercoaster, shorts, sweater, what's going on bud? >> reporter: not in a week, but within a day. let's get you outside and show