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morning will septa workers walk off the job in just two weeks. later today there will be a vote to authorize a strike. the eagles face a foe as they prepare to tackle the reds skins in washington. >> chris, another great day. >> reporter: not looking like football weather, looking like beach weather. wait until you see the seven-day forecast it's gorgeous, looks like august again. in the meantime, that should be the commodor barry bridge, but the low-level fog is hindering the visibility a little bit here. the fog is over the city of philadelphia. let's flip over the numbers. chester to trenton where we have reduced visibilities. everybody else is doing okay, but the airport in philadelphia is down to a mile and a half. trenton down to .3 of a mile. we have another patch out here in the open wilderness, lancaster, 1.5 miles.
everyone else, 9 to 10 miles. temperatures on the mild side, 10 to 15 degrees milder than yesterday. reading, 352. philadelphia, 53. millville, 352. 52 his -- degrees. lots of sunshine, clouds mixed in from time to time. the weather is dry and it is warm. forecasting a high of 73 degrees. sun and clouds that's the call from accuweather. again it's a warmer day, speaking of warm, it gets really warm starting tomorrow. i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast. we have at least two days where we could set record highs. guys. >> thank you, this morning a strike threat by septa worker as is looming over those who relien the agency to get to work and school and around the city. >> twu-234 will vote on whether or not they should go on strike. workers could hit the picket line november 1.
if no deal is reach the, the contract ends at midnight. currently there's a stalemate over pension and healthcare. if there is a walkout, hundreds of thousands of septa riders would be forced to look for alternative transportation. however you need to keep in mind septa regional rails would not be affected. they are part of a different union. gunfire rang out at lincoln university, a private security guard was struck by a stray bullet. police say a bullet hit a van carrying private security officers who were hired to work during the university's homecoming festivities. one officer was hit in the arm. she was taken to christiana hospital in delaware where she underwent surgery. officials say students were safe and unharmed. so far there have been no arrests. a home goes up in flames early this morning in the frank formed section of philadelphia.
investigators say the fire appears to be suspicious. the action cam at the scene of the 1300 block of dyer street. we are told that the home is vacant. fire officials found three separate fires inside the home and crews put them out quickly. there were no reports of injuries. earlier last night firefighters had to put out multiple small fires inside another vacant home three blocks away. a woman angry at her boyfriend faces arson charges. the 26-year-old woman is accused of setting fires inside a row home on the 4900 block of girard avenue yesterday arch. police believe she did it, balls her boyfriend owed her money and refused to pay her back. the row home was empty at the time, but spread to two other buildings nearby. a neighbor captured video of the flames on her cell phone.
>> it was very, very scary, the smoke, you couldn't see, black smoke was billowing out the buildings abbey blowing down the street. >> the woman accused in all this, has not been identified. she had burns to her ankles she was treated at the hospital. philadelphia police caught a vandal red handed slashing tires if center city. officers were on routine patrol near the 1400 block when they saw a man standing next to the ford escape with a knife in hand. he swawkd to the suv and -- walked to the suv and stabbed the front tire. during that time a witness approached them and saying he saw him flatten the tires of other vehicles. >> a rapper song prompted protests and accusations right here in philadelphia just last night. protesters say it encourages
criminals to target the asian community. >> reporter: "action news" reporter, jennette reyes has the story. >> reporter: rapper yz performed in front of fans, but beyond the door was a group of protesters anxious to see the rapper for different reasons. >> we must get our message across, all we wanted to is look into their eyes and say this is wrong. >> reporter: many in the chinese-american community are outraged about a 2-year-old song making the rounds in which yz encourages his fans to go into chinese neighborhoods and commit burglaries. >> why are you promoting chinese families they don't believe bank account they have a lot of cash at homes. >> reporter: demonstrators say there's a recent uptick in crimes against those in the chinese american community. >> we hope all the community come together,
african-americans, latino, asian, white, let's all come together, this is really wrong. >> reporter: asian-american communities around the country are protesting the song. they are demanding the song to be banned and asking youtube to take down the video. jennette reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> a north jersey catholic school will learn if a judge will reconsider their request to dismiss a bias lawsuit of a former employee. she claims that the school violated the state laws. arguments for dismissal will be herd in superior court on friday. the time now, 9:06 football fans are preparing for a very big game. today the eagles are in the nation's capitol they will face
the nfc east foes. the redskins and the birds are hoping to bounce back from the lost of the season. washington is the first nfc east opponent the eagles are facing this season. the birds will play the first game since the suspension of lane johnson a key blocker for carson wentz. >> thousands of people in our area turned out this morning to raise money to fight aids. the 30th annual aids walk philly and run attracted ten thousand participants. it is striving to reach zero new infections and stigma and death. the money raised will pay for public awareness and hiv care services for people in the philadelphia area. >> this morning we're following a heartwarming story about a bond formed through soccer. we'll tell you how a librarian helped a group of refugee kids
come together and learn more than a book could teach them. >> a cleanup is taking place after a confirmed rare tornado in the pacific northwest. looking live, sky6 live hd a beautiful day today. get out and enjoy, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're looking at possible record-breaking temperatures tuesday and wednesday, we'll be right back. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road.
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trying to gain the upper hand on a wildfire. the little valley fire destroyed 22 homes north of carson city. so far it is five percent contained and threatening 500 buildings. the state of emergency has been declared to free up resources to battle the fire. it covers five more miles of landslide. in the pacific northwest 130 buildings were damaged by ef-2 tornado. a state of emergency has been declared along a coastal town in oregon. home and businesses had heavy damages and trees were uprooted. a tornado in that region very rare. two touchdowns on friday. wow. >> reporter: rare is an understatement, the entire state averages one a year. >> and they got two. >> reporter: and it was a an ef2. saw the damage. east of the mississippi river
it's a very quiet pattern we're not worried about weather or rain over the next several days. it should stay nice and dry, sunshine, clouds, over the next 4 or 5 days, every day temperatures will climb until we get into the mid 80 rest -- 80s by wednesday afternoon. flip it over to the radars, nothing going on. brief passing shower in the lehigh valley with an approaching cold front as that swings by maybe it produces a shower lehigh valley and the poconos that would be hit. outside of that, most of the week at least through thursday is dry. 53 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 52. pressure reading steady winds out of the west/southwest at are 5 miles per hour. 40s and 50s across the board this morning, cape may, 61. there's our 53. reading, are 52. allentown, 48. trenton, 47 degrees.
there's the front i was talking about, most of the energy and the moisture and cloud cover with the front will pass on by to the north through new england. it's a harmless front one or two showers could make it south to the lehigh valley first thing tomorrow this morning. outside of that we have a good storm battering the west coast. some of the video you saw is coming from, oregon, landfall as it comes onshore we're seeing strong gusty winds and heavy rain, none of that crosses over the mountain and gets into the heartland. dallas, texas, 75. the normal high for those guys 78 degrees, you're just about there now, they are forecasting a high of 90 later on. saint louis, the normal high 76. they are forecasting 86. a lot of warmth buildings across the heartland that will charge east over the next couple of days. it's not going anywhere anytime
soon, these two areas of high pressure will keep it high and dry. for today, the warmup begins it gets warmer and warm through wednesday, feeling like the middle of august, high temperatures in the 80s. wait until you see the seven-day forecast. sun and clouds, a warmer day, 73 degrees is the forecasted high. winds are light out of the southwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. hour by hour a few clouds mixed in from time to time. temperatures warming quickly. 1:00 p.m., 67. 3:00 p.m., 70 degrees. 5:00 p.m. 72. if you're making the trip down i-95 to fedex field. eagles taking on the redskins, 73 degrees by the first quarter, into the 4th quarter, temperatures in the mid 70s. 76. very enjoyable partly cloudy overnight tonight and mild. 54 degrees outlying suburbs, 58 for center city. gat a -- get a load of this, 74 degrees today, 80 tomorrow.
86 tuesday that would be a record breaker, followed by another potential record breaker on wednesday forecasting high of 85. the normal is 66. some cases will be 20 degrees above average. thursday, partly sunny and warm, 77. saturday, cooler, and 66 there's the potential for heavy rain next weekend, as well. that's a week away let's focus on the good. >> now the story of a special soccer team organized by a school librarian. a group of refugees at a middle school kept checking out soccer books out of the library. 15 of the 17 players are refugees. >> everybody is from different countries and when you meet them it's like you already meet
before. >> they need been through what you have been through, they understand you. >> and their stories are close to the heart of their head coach. he is a native of afghanistan. so far this season, the players are showing they know a lot about soccer, the team has a winning record. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. vo: donald trump and pat toomey have plenty in common -- they're
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"i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women. dear fellow citizen, time spent with my son really makes me appreciate "the now". but i also have to plan for my family's future. and that means taking on debt. in a smart way.
like my mortgage - it's working for me. and if he needs a college loan down the road, that'll be worth it too. it's all about having a strategy, that fits your life. so, if you have a question about how to make debt work for you, ask me. sincerely, brandon heaven fellow dad and fellow citizen. morning, encouraging news in the fight against breast cancer, death rates from the disease have dropped in the u.s. according to the centers for disease control and prevention. thanks to earlier and better treatment the death rate of younger black women who have more aggressive forms of breast cancer is going down, too. running could help repair brain damage. researchers discovered running helps promote healing the protective coating that surrounds nerve fibers.
exercise could help those suffering from neurological disorders like ms. celiac disease, israel lok at more than 2 million teenagers who underwent medical exams over two year period. they compared teens by height weight and body mass index. girls with celiac appeared to be slightly shorter and boys weighed less and had a lower bmi. part of the cast speechless, mica fowler is bringing comedy to a serious matter. cerebral palsy. ali gorman caught up with the young actor during a checkup at a. i. dupont highway.
>> reporter: it was a celebrity sighting at the dupont hospital for children. mica fowler is here for a routine checkup. mica plays jay jay the star of the new comedy speechless. like jay jay he has cerebral palsy. he tells me he feels grateful and honored to represent people living with special needs. his family couldn't be prouder. >> he has blown us away above and beyond what we thought he could do. we never knew that he could pull off the long hours and impressions, he has gotten into it and loves it. >> his doctor is also thrilled bye-bye the impact of the show. >> it gives hope to others with special needs that they can do anything like mica is doing.
mica's family hopes the show breaks barriers and hopes people with special needs are not defined by disabilities. >> people don't look at these people any differently, they are regular people dealing with different challenges. >> reporter: mica has a message for other kids with special needs, follow your dreams and never give up. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> speechless is part of abc's funny lineup airs on wednesday night 8:30. if you have a baby, you might want to head to baby expo. jill spevac is a licensed baby
therapist and star of there goes the motherhood. it is at the philadelphia marriott downtown 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. planned parenthood. 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.
everyone, 9:24 sunday morning, we have a huge pattern change heading this way. a lot of times this time of the year when we talk about colder air, the jet stream is oriented from north to south. this allows the colder air to become dislodged from the pole and drop in from canada into the mid atlantic and the northeast. the jet stream has flattened out. it is west to east like that. this is warm pacific air racing across the country. the cold air will attempt to enter the lower 48. it's going to run into this and bounce back up into canada. no cold air this week. ic see the pattern taking shape. look at the cloud movement. it's all west to east, there's no north south, it's pacific air
that will warm things up nicely over the next several days. jersey shore, lots of sunshine, 70 degrees. 73 or 74 in philadelphia. 66 degrees for the poconos. >> your time, 9:25 we don't have to tell you this, the holidays are approaching. if you're hoping to travel home you need to act quick will to save the money. the best time to buy tickets for thanksgiving and christmas right now. the deepest discounts can be found now through monday. try to fly on less traveled days like monday before thanks and turkey day i felt. for christmas -- itself, for christmas, december 23 is the cheapest travel day. and news years, december 31. early morning flights offer the best deal and are the most reliable. apple iphone 7 was released last night.
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have the results of an abc news poll. >> a beautiful start to your sunday, but warmer temperatures are coming your way. >> reporter: chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: i've ditched the jacket, temperatures in the 50s a little bit of a breeze this morning and ton of sunshine that will do the trick this afternoon. highs will top out in the 70s. visibility wise a few areas are socked in with the fog. trenton, .3. philadelphia internationalling now up to 5. you were down to a mile and a half. 2 in lancaster. everybody else is okay. visibility between 9 and 12 miles per hour. 53 for philadelphia. 352 in millville. wilmington, 54. a pair of 5s in dover. cape may, 62 degrees, beach haven quickly approaching 60. they are sitting at 59. satellite and radar, clear as a
whistle out here, we'll see mostly sunny skies to start, a few puffy cumulus clouds building during the day, that's about it. it's a mostly sunny day generally speaking. 73 degrees is the forecasted high. the normal for this time of the year is 66. 70 degrees above average. this is the tip of the iceberg so to speak, temperature soar later this week. as a matter of fact we're going into the 80s monday tuesday, wednesday and the potential is there for a record breaking days. you get the idea, a gorgeous week ahead. i hope you have time off here, get out and enjoy it. we get 80s from time to time. get out and enjoy itism when i come back in just just a few minutes i'll have have the excle accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you so much. the time is 9:31. we are three weeks away from election day.
a new poll this morning shows voters may be losing their enthusiasm for donald trump. the race is still a tight one. the abc news washington post survey shows hillary clinton ahead of trump 47 to 43% that's within the margin of error. this comes as trump chris foul and make -- fowl and makes more all thingses. with the third and final debate around the corner, trump has a new recommendation for hillary clinton and bold accusation. >> we should take a drug test, because i don't know what's going on with her. >> reporter: trump is launching new attacks against the media. at rallies in maine and new hampshire the republican nominee is blaming the press after more witnesses come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct. >> no witnesses, no nothing. all big lies.
>> reporter: this as new accusers come forward, summer zorbos said he made unwelcomed advances toward her. her cousin said ever since she was on the apprentice she had nothing but nice things to say about trump. >> tim kaine showed no mercy at a rally. >> what you saw was the real donald trump. >> reporter: a newly released batch of wikileaks e-mail supposedly from a hacked account of john podesta concerning bill
clinton's perceives sexual a allegations,. voters in pennsylvania will be cast ago ballot to fill the vacant say -- vacancy in the attorney general's office. matt o'donnell hosts a debate this morning. they are vying for the job formerly held by kathleen kane who resigns after being convicted on perjury charges. >> unregistered voters in new jersey have time to sign up. you can register online or at any board of elections office. you can register at the dmv if you are renewing your drivers license or applying for one. the cut off to register has passed in delaware and pennsylvania. "action news" has you
covered every step of the way from now until election day, you can get breaking alerts from the campaign trail by downloading our free 6abc news appear available on the apple and google play stores. 9:35 new jersey police are trying to determine the cause of a fatal one car crash in burlington county. medics were unable to save the person involved in the crash. the car flipped on its roof route 541 in burlington county about 4:30 a.m. the driver's identity has not been released. an argument between two men ended with a stabbing in north philadelphia. police were called to the scene after the report of a fight. the victim was rushed to temple university hospital in serious condition with several stab injuries. there need no arrests in the case. >> a south juniors police officer is recovering -- south jersey police officer is
recovering after being attacked with a cleaning solution. the officer was responding to a domestic disturbance yesterday afternoon. he was talking through a woman through a closed door when she opened the door and threw the cleaning agent into his face. the suspect 56-year-old was arrested and charged with assault. >> the softball tournament was held yesterday to benefit the families of captain christopher leach and jerry fickes of the wilmington fire department. they both died on september 24. kate maxwell said the event was about bringing everyone together. >> the community is a family and bringing everybody together for something that chris loved and jerry would have appreciated, just showing the community that although we're all hurting we're all here for each other.
>> leech and jerry fickes were the first wilmington firefighters to die in the line of duty in 20 years. >> we have a wonderful update to share with you. cyrus the horse is enjoying a forever home. the 18-year-old childs -- clydesdale and his best friend made the journey to virginia. he was staying at a farm when he got stuck in a mud pit. a crane was needed to free him. cyrus had a rough life, but in a place where he will live out the rest of his days happy and love. >> they need great people and supportive and understanding, this whole thing has been an wonderful experience for me. >> parker said she loved cyrus this has been a bitter sweet experience for her. >> i did a follow upstory on cyrus, i saw cyrus in person.
a wonderful animal. >> we hope he found a happy home. for the man behind iron man. the program robert downy junior wants to put his voice behind and the catch how he would be compensated. american warships are being targeted off the coast of yemen. looking live outside city hall via the temple camera. chris sowers says it's going to be a great day, get out and enjoy it if you can, the details after the great. >> u.s. officials are looking
the ship. the warship fired at radar sites that played a role in other attacks. u.n. general has been in haiti since the hurricane arrived. the helicopter traveled to the southern city of haiti where he visited one of the many schools serving as an emergency shelter. the storm killed 500 people in haiti. >> a north carolina resident said she was very happy she was not in the bathroom when the hurricane struck. the wind gusts ripped away the wall. she does not know if the house can be repaired. >> now to our forecast totally different pick thur than that. you say get out and enjoy it. >> reporter: get out and enjoy
it. break out the shorts again, i just packed it all away, actually. get you outside and show you the view. you'll need the summer gear again as high temperatures shoot into the 80s. it's a beautiful shot in cape may. if you're looking for a place to go, head on to the jersey shore, there shall be a nice gentle breeze and ton of sunshine. no rain out there, we'll keep it dry today. maybe a brief shower north and west of philadelphia lehigh valley and the poconos first thing tomorrow morning with the approaching cold front. 73 degrees, a tad above the normal 67. the started out 50 degrees. the normal low, 48. we're seeing leaf peeping in the lehigh valley and the poconos. we have patchy color in and around the immediate philadelphia area, you will run
into spots where you see vibrant reds and oranges and yellows. for the most part that kind of color is confined to the lehigh valley and the poconos. that will change in another week or two. pottstown, 49. quakertown, 49. warrington, 53 degrees, leave oat town, 50 -- levittown 50. hammonton, 56. ewing 48. browns mills 48 degrees. everybody warming up nicely at this point. satellite and radar high pressure is a little bit farther to the south it's actually off the scene. but again with the clockwise winds around it, our pro dominant throw is -- predominant flow is like that, all warm air for us. charging into the mid atlantic and the northeast. this is the front i was talking about, it will pass on by tomorrow morning. it is moving due east in the lehigh valley and the poconos. maybe you see a quick-hitting shower tomorrow this morning ths
about it. him big storm out in the northwest. washington state, oregon getting hammered with ferocious winds and heavy rain and mountain snows. everybody else is doing okay. future tracker 6 back home, combination of sun and clouds today, easy peesy as my niece would say. maybe in the way more of clouds tomorrow afternoon. speaking of temperatures, look what happens over the next couple of days. it gets warmer and warmer. 73, 74. tomorrow we'll say 79 to 81. tuesday, warmer still, high temperatures will range anywhere from 82 to 85. accuweather has 86 for tuesday. and then wednesday same thing 84 to 86 degrees, so almost like august again, 72 in reading today. philadelphia, 73. sun and clouds, warmer. millville, 71.
trenton, 72. nice day to catch a soccer game in chester taking on orlando city. start time temperature, 72 degrees, 90th minute, 69. sun and clouds, warm and pleasant. overnight 60 degrees in reading, cape may, 59. on the boards in atlantic city, 59 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 74 today. sun and clouds monday, 80. record warmth tuesday 86. wednesday, record warmth 85. >> you can find the seven-day forecast and a live look at double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. your time 9:45 it was one police department against another police department, but it was all about peace. this weekend members of the philadelphia police department and the sheriff's department hit the hard court for a little game of hoops. they played basketball with
i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions. now, as chairman of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i'm leading the fight to stop the epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse. as attorney general, i'll prosecute anyone who scams our seniors. and i'll hold the oil and gas companies accountable to keep our drinking water safe. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
9:48 if you are familiar with the marble university, you are familiar with iron man. he wants to be the virtual assistant create the by mark zuckerberg. fees are to be paid to the arc who portrayed jarvis on the big screen. he would then donate donate the money to charity. paying forward it there, the marvel films are from disney, the parent company of 6abc. >> we're at the "action news" big board with technically speaking now that the tsa is blaming and banning the samsung galaxy note 7 from all flights and issuing fines, many more people who have not had issues with the device will be sending them back to the company.
it is sending fire resistant return kits that come with a static building bag with a phone and packed in the three different boxes. the outer most box is lined with paper designed to contain extreme heat. it comes with safety gloves and assembly instructions. samsung has halted production due to the reports of fire. facebook is taking over where you work, facebook has created a new app that allows employees to communicate only with people within the company or watch a live broadcast from a company executive. workplace accounts are ad free and separate from the usual facebook account. over 1,000 companies are already using it. pokemon go crazy players
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about how to make debt work for you, ask me. chicago cubs have proven to be the team to beat. they beat the dodgers 8-4. the indians won game two in the american playoffs two games up against the blue jays. >> eagles are gearing up for an action in washington, d.c. against the redskins. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: desean jackson wasn't the one who beat up the birds last december. it was redskins tightened jordon reid. today at 1:00 p.m., eagles don't have to worry about reid officially ruled out with a concussion. >> bounce back baby. >> reporter: you got to love it, eagles fans wishing the guys good luck as they left 30th street station. carson wentz is looking to bounce back against the redskins after the lion's loss. eagles look to capitalize on their defense which is among the worst in the nfl. >> you have normman back there
that make plays that are distinction, they are play -- distinct they make plays that are good. >> you can't take anybody lightly. this team is a great team. obviously they got the better of us, the few times we met. so it's time for us to step it up. >> reporter: flyers notorious for their slow starts had a shot to put an end to that last night trying to start 2-0 for the first time in five years all they needed was a w in arizona. flyers fired up against the coyotes. down, and back they come, wayne simmonds scoops it up and scores. matt reid perfectly, back handed back in. flyers tied at 3. flyers can win it. matt reid, a shot right there, but mike smith what a save.
other way, a minute later steve mason stands no shot. good night, flyers lost 4-3 in overtime they have not won their first two games of the season since 2011. ive -- give it up to temple coach matt rhule they come back, temple down 25-7. jihad thomas into the half. temple would get within five, fine seconds of the game, down five, no timeouts left. temple to bryant, 26-yard game they are down at the 8. ten seconds left, walker to kirkwood touchdown with one second to go, temple goes 70 yards in 31 seconds to win it in dramatic fashion, temple
26-25 they are stunned in orlando. what a finish for the temple owls. that's a look at sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a great day. >> 9:57, the force was with a young florida boy, 7-year-old brady became a jedi night for a day. he is battling a illness. the wish mass made possible by make a wish foundation. >> much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news," giving a helping hand how one new jersey town is giving back to a town ravaged by hurricane matthew. >> she can play volleyball and belt out the national anthem with a moment's notice, the player who stepped up.
those stories and chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" runners after the break. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines
and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems.
a vote takes place this morning to decide whether to go on strike. we're live with what this could mean to you. >> shots are fired at a private chester county college. a security police is hurt. we'll have more ahead. >> chris sowers is at the "action news" big board, nice out there, chris. >> reporter: it will feel like you need the air-conditioning later this week. you're not going to need it, but with temperatures in the 60s and 70s over the last couple of weeks we're getting into the 80s it will feel really, really warm. this entire air mass is 15 to 20 degrees above normal, it's a good 15 to 20 degrees above average. the normal high is 66. you add 20 to that, all of a sudden we are up to 86 degrees
later this week. that's what accuweather is forecasting here close to it tuesday and wednesday. dallas, 77. memphis 70. they will hit 86. st. louis, 84. they will hit 86. temperatures around the immediate philadelphia area back home. it's milder than 24 hours ago. we're starting to feel that effect, pottstown, 352. center city, 57. levittown, 52. a pair of 5s for cinnaminson and glar borough and -- glassboro and vineland. woodbine 62. sunshine and clouds out there, warmer day, high of 73. guys. >> this morning a strike threat by septa worker as is looming over those who rely on the agency to get to work and school around the city. twu-234 that represent the subway bus and trolley drivers
will vote whether to strike. bob brooks has more, this will impact a whole lot of people. what are you hearing? >> reporter: gray and nydia this will affect anybody who uses septa. we're talking about lots of people. i want to be clear this is a vote to strike at a later date not tomorrow. the reason we're here at the headquarters, members were asked to come to vote at 11:00 a.m. the reason for the potential strike, the current contract for the transit workers, union local 234 is expected to expire at the end of the month october 31. the strike would start november 1. some of the demands of the union are an increase from what pension is capped, 50,000 to $70,000. and healthcare and other things, as well. if the strike was to happen and still going on during the
november 8 election, the union president said workers will not return to work for the voting day. septa has released a response to this vote today. i want to bring up a full screen graphic. it says both parties exchanged proposals on july 13 and continued to meet -- excuse me, i want to bring this up live, this is at 11:00 a.m., reporting live in philadelphia, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> we'll see what happens. gunfire rang out at a home coming weekend at lincoln university. pennsylvania state police were at the shooting at 3:30 a.m. a bullet hit a van carrying private security officers hired to work during the home coming festivities. one officer was hit in the arm and taken to the christiana hospital where she underwent
surgery. so far no arrests. a home goes up in flames early this morning in the frankford section of philadelphia. investigators say that fire appears to be suspicious. the action cam right there at that scene, the 1300 block of dyer street. the home was vacant. firefighters responded after 3:15 a.m., they found three separate fires inside the home. crews put them out quickly there were no injuries reported. earlier last night, firefighters had to put out multiple small fires inside another vacant home three blocks away. a woman angry at her boyfriend faces arson charges. investigators believe she started a fire that destroyed three row homes in west philadelphia. the 26-year-old woman is accused of setting fires inside a row home on the 4900 block of girard avenue just yesterday afternoon. police believe she did this because her boyfriend allegedly owed her money and refused to pay her back. the row home was empty at the
time, but spread to two other buildings nearby. a neighbor captured video of the flames on her cell phone. >> it was very, very scary, the smoke was -- you couldn't see anything, black smoke was billowing out the door and blowing down the street. >> the woman involved in the case who has not been identified had burns to her ankles, she was treated at penn presbyterian hospital. philadelphia police say they caught a vandal red handed as he was slashing tires in center city. vehicles were vandalized at broad and jfk. five were owned by the city of philadelphia. officers were on routine patrol when they say they saw a man standing next to a ford with a knife in his hand. he walked to the front of suv and stabbed the front tire. the officers arrested him. during that time, the officers say a witness approached them and he saw the suspect flatten the tires of other vehicles.
>> rapper's song has prompted protests in philadelphia. pro say it targets asian communities. >> reporter: rappers yz was performing, but beyond the door was a group of protesters anxious to see the rapper for a different reason. >> we want to get our message across. >> reporter: many in the chinese-american community are outraged about a two-year-old sock making the rounds in which the rapper is encouraging his fans to scope out chinese neighborhoods to burglarize the neighborhood. >> why are you promoting chinese families they don't believe in bank accounts. they have cash at home. >> nothing is good to glorify this kind of thing.
>> reporter: police say there has been a recent uptick in crime against those in the chinese communities. >> we hope everyone comes together, let's all come together this is really wrong. >> reporter: airian american communities are protesting the song there's a petition demanding that the song be banned and they asking youtube to take down the music video. jennette reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> a north jersey catholic school may learn if a judge will reconsider its request to dismiss a bias lawsuit by a former employee. she said she was fired because she is married to a woman. it is claimed that the high school violated bias laws. arguments for dismissal will be heard in superior court on
friday. >> it is now 10:07. football fans preparing for a big game today. the eagles are in the nation'scr nfc foe, the redskin. carson wentz had a setback with the narrow loss in detroit. washington is the first nfc east opponent they face this season. the birds play their first game since the suspension of lane johnson a key blocker for carson wentz. >> thousands have turned out to raise money for aids. aids walk philly attracted ten thousand participants. they are striving to have zero new infections and zero stig in stigma and zero deaths.
♪ a little bit of a music to serenade the hundreds who attended a fundraiser to raise awareness and money for breast cancer. this is the annual susan b. komen gala. in addition to the dinner and the music big ticket items were auctioned off. >> did you know you can dress like ken bone. else the man who became known as america's favorite undecided voter. he has decided to do something good with the new-found fame. >> you would look good in that red sweatshirt. a home in vancouver bears the brunt of a storm after a tree hits the home leaving a gaping hole in the kitchen. >> it's a beautiful day out there today, get out there, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast
>> so so glad you stayed with us, a driver in southern california will be charged with dui his truck flew off a bridge and landed in a city park. it did a nose dive into a vendor's booth at a bikers festival where hundreds gathered. a 25-year-old active duty member of the u.s. navy survived the crash. he was the only person inside the vehicle along the four
people killed 9 are hurt two of them in serious condition. a storm swept through vancouver british columbia sent a tree smashing into the home. walter heard a terrible crash and went upstairs. they found a giant maple coming through the roof. his son removed the tree and now they have a gapele hole in the roof. >> no problems here. >> reporter: the fog has lifted at this point and we are getting into a nice morning. the commodor barry bridge, temperatures are warming quickly, a nice day, 73 degrees. double scan live is clear. there could be a spotty shower across the lehigh valley and the poconos as we get into tomorrow morning. let's say this part of the viewing area, there's going to be a cold front sweeping through new england.
some of the wet weather may drop in the poconos and the lehigh valley. it won't be too heavy. be a ware you could run into it. everybody is in the 50s now, even low 60s starting to show up already. wilmington, 60. dover, millville, 62. cape may, 64. trenton, 63. there's the front right there, all it's going to do is travel due east. it will be over top of new england tomorrow morning, maybe a couple of showers in this part of the area. first thing tomorrow morning, not a big deal. most of the seven-day forecast with the exception of the thursday night and friday, look very nice and dry and very, very warm thanks to the southeastern ridge which sits right here. during the summer months we hear of the bermuda high.
it's similar to the bermuda high, except it's not the bermuda high it's the southeastern ridge. it acts the same way. the outer edges extend west through philadelphia and the mid atlantic states. the cooler weather is out through here. it's difficult in a pattern like this to get the cooler weather east. this will be the dominant feature in our weather pattern over the next several days. this is all warm air up and down the east coast from texas east ward through the appalachians into the northeast. depending on the progress of the secondary cold front that will drop down by midweek, we have areas of high pressure, it's a nice finish to the weekend. tomorrow a beautiful start to the workweek feeling like august, sunshine, mixed with clouds and high temperatures up near 80 degrees. sun and clouds, warmer 73. winds are light out of the southwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. you can see how the numbers will climb here, 1:00 p.m. approaching 70.
we'll say 67. 3:00 p.m., 70. 5:00 p.m., 72. there's the high of 73. if you're driving south to fedex field to the eagles-redskins game. 73 degrees for the first quarter. by the 4th quarter, temperatures 76 or 77. perfect football weather. partly cloudy and mild, 54 degrees outlying suburbs. 58 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, again this is a week we should have at least three weeks ago or month ago, monday, sun and clouds, 80. tuesday is a record high. wednesday is a record high. thursday, 77. it depends on the timing of the front if that front slows down, thursday will be in the 80s, as well. friday, cloudy and showers, 70. saturday, showers and rain, 66 degrees. >> you could call it a tale of two cities.
lumber ton new jersey is coming to the aid of lumber ton, north carolina. the inventory of donated relief of supplies is growing on day one in lumberton township new jersey. they are being collected for their flood ravaged sister city in lumberton, north carolina. north carolina town. 425,000 is hurting. >> they need baby food, cleaning items. >> reporter: lumberton new jersey is responding because the north carolineians have come through for this town time and again when the ran rancocas crek hit the town in new jersey.
there was flooding in 07 and 20011 and 2014. local flood victims remember and want to give back. >> i know what we're going through. we go lie buy there all the time when we're going to florida. there's a dire need it's a traumatic event. you can imagine being displaced from your home because of flood waters, it's going to be a long arduous trek. from day one, township officials say they are doing okay, but they feel donations will pour in over the weekend. >> they have helped us out when we've been in trouble. >> reporter: this collection drive will continue through october 21. the lobby of the township buildings will be open 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily through friday night. vernon odem channel 6 "action news."
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time to check out what's going viral in the social corner. >> this is when we chat about photos and image also that everybody is talking about and a whole lot more. carson wentz has become an internet sensation. the eagles rookie quarterback took advance of the bye week to return home to good old north
dakota. he was out with friends and ran up a restaurant bill toatling 1,000 -- totaling $1,000 and he picked up the tab for all his friends and left a 500-dollar tip. not only is he generous, he is humble, balls he drove up in a 199 of pick up truck with his cousin. >> i like that as much i like the tip. america's undecided voter has new-found fame. he decided to auction off his red sweater. he became an internet sensation when he took part in the town hall forum. he said he will cause of action off the proceeds of the now famous red sweater to fight homelessness. >> all you need is a red sweatshirt and you will blow up
on the internet. 18-year-old eric lives in nebraska, his 87-year-old grandmother clair lives in florida. he ordered a pizza near her home and with special instructions for the driver take a cell phone and call me. initially clair was like, i'm not going to open the door, because i didn't order the pizza, once the delivery guy assured her it's your grand son he is on the phone. she opened the door. she was grateful for the concern and the pizza. ♪ by the dawn's early light >> check out this viral video of a texas high school volleyball player stepping in when a recording of the national anthem failed. 17-year-old maria garcia belted out a beautiful rendition of the anthem, she is not only a
volleyball team player, but a member of the school's choir. the video has been viewed thousands of times. >> tell us what you think about the videos by going to our facebook or twitter accounts. >> meteorologist chris sowers takes a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine.
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voters in pennsylvania will be casting their ballot for a new attorney general. here's matt o'donnell with a preview of a special inside story with a look at the candidates. >> coming up a special edition of inside story, the only televised forum between the candidates of pennsylvania attorney general, democrat josh shapiro and republican john rafterty, we'll talk about e-mail and stop "stop and friskd illegal drugs and if they support the presidential candidates at the top of their respective tickets on november 8. a special edition of inside story, the candidates for pennsylvania attorney general at 11:30 a.m. >> that's a must watch. >> reporter: hopefully by then it feels like fall and not august like with a we'll see this week. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 74 degrees today. not too bad. we get into the 80s tomorrow
tuesday and wednesday, the normal high is 66. tuesday we're about 20 degrees above average. wednesday we're 19 degrees above average. both days could be record setters. 77 thursday, thursday could be a day in the 80s. depending on the timing of the costlier. friday, easily in the 80s. friday, colder, 70 degrees, saturday, cloudy wet weather and 66. >> i don't mind that. >> reporter: halloween is right around the corner, doesn't feel like halloween. >> i like it, the kids don't have to be dressed up warm for halloween costumes. 10:26 this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next. co-host martha raddatz discusses the race with tim kaine. >> where do we stand in the fight against isis. >> reporter: good morning, nydia and gray, it was an emotional week donald trump facing
accusations of past sex assault and firing back while hillary clinton top sure gate take on trump on the trail. with 23 days to go what surprise his will we see next. tim kaine and former speaker of the house newt gingrich are here to talk about that, plus a brand new abc news washington post poll with surprising results. i go one on one with general david petraeus about the fight to take back >> back to you. >> we are monitoring a developing situation with thousands of septa workers who could vote to authors a strike later this month. the eagles are in washington, d.c. to take on the redskins we're live with a preview. for chris sowers, gray hall and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning! we'll see you back here at noon. ♪
starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. trump unshackled. >> the process is rigged. this whole election is being rigged. >> attacking his opponent and his accusers. >> they will lie. it's a total setup. >> team clinton calling trump out. >> the belief that you can do anything you want to a woman, it is cruel. it's frightening. >> will clinton capitalize and put the race away? in this campaign of surprises, what will we see next? we talked to both sides, clinton running mate tim kaine and trump supporter newt gingrich and with just three weeks to go, our brand new poll. how much did the turbulence on the trail shake up the race? plus, we're one on one with