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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone, it's 4:30 a.m. on this tuesday october 18th. >> and we're following a developing story. police are investigating a deadly crash along the schuylkill expressway overnight. we have a live report with new details just in to "action news." >> man is found dead in the middle of a philadelphia street. the same day of his 30th birthday. >> melania trump defends her husband amid allegations of sexual misconduct against the republican nominee. >> more of that summer-like heat on tap. let's turn to dave murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> another nice start and beautiful finish if you're
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pining for a couple more summer days. you can see the lack of cloud cover out there. there's the possibility of some patchy fog especially as you drive down valleys near creek beds. 63 degrees currently in philadelphia. those numbers are not bad in allentown, 55 degrees, 59 in reading, 59 in trenton, 61 in wilmington and 64 at this early hour in cape may. winds very light. as for visibilities we don't see as widespread fog as we did yesterday but in patches around millville philadelphia trenton and even up in the lehigh valley and outer toward lancaster where we do have less than a mile visibility currently. your fog report showing you that overall you're okay. again if you're down into those gullies and you catch some of that thick fog slow it down. it's going to be another very warm one and sunny one, too. 62 degrees bicep clock. but then by 10 o'clock up close to 70 and by noon, we're already pushing close to the 80-degree mark and soon we expect a high of 86 degrees around 3 o'clock. if we hit that it will be a new record high in philadelphia. we'llwe'll beat the old record f
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85 by one tick. by 6 o'clock we're back down to 78 degrees. it looks like we have another repeat more or less of this tomorrow before things start to go down a little bit toward the end of the week. we'll talk more about that in the exclusive accuweather seven day. karen. >> nice to have a little summer fling. enjoying it. looking at i-95 southbound approaching the betsy ross bridge just some construction out there blocking the right lane. no major delay. no issues out there. a little slow as you past the construction zone with one lane blocked. schuylkill expressway eastbound at montgomery drive back opened. we've been talking about it was shut down overnight with a fatal accident involving a overturned vehicle but it cleared and all traffic moving better right now on the schuylkill expressway. over here on 309 we've got a problem here. it's construction but blocking the right lane southbound at johns fridays highway so watch for that one causing an issue. the big picture no major issues on the blue route schuylkill or i-95 in good shape so far matt. >> thank you karen. developing right now the eastbound schuylkill expressway as you just heard back opened after a four-hour
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closure. police have been investigating a deadly crash involving a tractor-trailer. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at pennsylvania state police barracks in belmont with the story. katherine. >> reporter: matt, we did get new details this morning about that fatal crash last flight on the schuylkill expressway. it he remains under investigation by the pennsylvania state police. let's get straight to video from the schuylkill expressway last night. after that crash, it happened around 11:30 and the lanes remained shut down for about three and a half hours after by the montgomery drive exit for the investigation. initially investigators had thought that the tractor-trailer had rear-ended a sedan but after reviewing more evidence, they say that's not how it happened. they say the sedan had been in the eastbound lanes and was reported to have been speeding when it went off the roadway up an embankment and the driver was ejected from the vehicle. when the car rolled back down from the embankment that's when the tit hit the sedan. the car flipped over and
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that's how it remained for hours as state police investigated and cars were diverted off the highway. the road opened back up around 3 a.m. live from belmont barracks katherine scott channel6 "action news." tam. >> katherine thank you. the search for a shooter who gunned down a plan on his 30th birthday. the victim was shot twice while standing outside with his girlfriend in kensington around 11:30 last night. philadelphia police found the man on the 700 block of east allegheny avenue. he was lying in the middle of the street. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. and detectives believe that an argument earlier in the day led to this fatal shooting. and a man on foot was seriously injured in southampton township burlington county. chopper6 was over the scene along route 206 near vincentown road. the unidentified male was hit around 7: 30 last night and flown to the trauma center at capitol health regional medical center. the car that hit him did stop at the scene. >> officials at rowan university are investigating the report of a sexual assault on campus.
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the student tells police she was leaving an off campus boulevard on rowan boulevard in glassboro on friday when a male student offered to walk 34 a campus dorm. the woman says she later woke up in a dorm room as she was being sexually assaulted. "action news" spoke to students on the south jersey campus. >> does put you on edge when you see it and it hits so close to home. here at rowan i've been here for four years and i've mostly felt safe for all four years but you hear something like this happen and just -- you worry. >> school officials are he reminding students that if they don't have a friend to walk home with safety escorts are provided on campus at all hours. >> a terrifying mystery remains unsolved. someone shooting at people with bb pellets and paintballs is still out there. the assaults will cost one man his eyesight for awhile. a man called j was hit in the face by a painter ball at 52nd and jefferson. he spoke to our christie
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ileto. >> i didn't know what happened. i was just -- it just happened so fast and so suddenly. well, just extreme pain at the time. i mean, i was down on my knees in pain. >> j will not he regain his eyesight for several months. two boys were also shot at with bb pellets in same area. it's unclear if it's one person firing at people. so far both incidents have different witness accounts of where the shots came from. >> happening today, former president bill clinton campaigns for his wife in our area today. he'll speak at montgomery county community college in blue bell this afternoon. meanwhile donald trump's spouse is speak out about his hot mic comments. melania trump called them boy talk. abc's stephanie ramos reports. >> so. >> reporter: melania trump hasn't said much throughout the campaign season but she's speaking out now about her husband's infamous hot mic moment. >> i said to my husband that, you know, the language is unappropriate, it's not acceptable. >> reporter: melania
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speaking to cnn about trump's so-called locker room talk on that access hollywood bus. >> when you first saw it, when you first heard it, what did you think. >> they were kind of a boy talk and he was bullied on like egged on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff. >> when you are a star you can do it. grab them by the (bleep). >> reporter: melania didn't get into the multiple women accusing him of groping them. donald trump says he's never crossed the line with women ever. >> i don't think so. i have great respect for women. i have tremendous respect for women. these people come up maybe for a little fame or maybe for some other reason or maybe because they're part of the clinton campaign. >> reporter: the gop nominee insisting with no proof that there's a conspiracy to rig the election. >> there's tremendous voter fraud. and we really wander it stopped. it can make the difference
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between winning and losing an election. >> reporter: meanwhile hillary clinton is behind closed doors practicing for the final presidential debate. her husband and daughter stepping in for her at this star studded fundraiser in new york city last night. >> in three weeks after 240 years and 56 elections the united states will have its first woman president. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: and a national cbs poll shows clinton with an 11-point lead over trump a day before he they face off on the debate stage for one last show down n washington, stephanie ramos, channel6 "action news." >> tomorrow is the third and final presidential debate. "action news" anchor monica malpass is in las vegas for the showdown. look for a live report starting tonight on "action news." and today is the final day for new jersey residents to register to vote in the general election. you will find information on how to do that at 6abc.com. >> it's 4:38. today the obamas host their
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final white house state dinner. up next a look at what the main she havey is planning. plus he was affectionately named pedals the bear for the way that he walked upright. now new jersey officials address the rumor on whether or not pedals has been hunted down. >> brand new adolf hitler's nome austria will be demolished. government leaders explain why it is happening now more than 70 years after the dictator's death. david. >> in some neighborhoods you might have a little patchy fog around the bus stop. otherwise it's patchy fog and comfortable conditions, 61 degrees by 6 o'clock and by 8 o'clock 62. in areas where you don't have fog you might want the shades as we're looking at a lot sun today. i'll have your afternoon call record warmth over the next couple of afternoons potentially and then a little bit of a cooldown later in the seven day. it's all ahead. >> ♪ it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands.
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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.
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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. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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>> ♪ >> happening today, mario batali the host of the clue is ready for a gig. president obama's final state dinner. he'll be dishing out italian as the president hosts the italian prime minister and the batali will help feed 400 people under the white house lawn. batali plans to keep his trademark orange krocs on the entire time. when i saw hamilton he was two rows behind me. he was wearing the krocs. >> what is it. >> that's his thing. >> closet open it up and it's like oh, orange. >> it's another nice day and orange will be a nice color to wear. double scan shows you we are dry. as we look outside we are looking at clear skies in most areas in some spots there
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could be some fog developing. remember how it got really thick at the airport yesterday. well, today the airport looks fine and most of your fog is probably going to be in valleys and low lying areas next to creek beds that sort of thing so no problems right now at philadelphia international airport. temperature is 63 degrees. your dewpoint is up there at 60. might feel a tad humid if you really get to working out this morning and because those numbers are close together, that's an indication that the air is somewhat saturated and yeah maybe encouraging fog here and there. winds are light, 5 miles per hour out of the south-southwest in the city but outside of fog no real cloud cover out there. the next bank of clouds is way up north under the jet stream with that big ridge of high pressure building into the east. as a result we'll see lots of sun overall today and very warm conditions building in. 62 degrees by 8 o'clock. 69, still pretty comfortable and a little bit on the cool side by 10 o'clock. but by noon, starting to push toward 80 already and by 3 o'clock, we're going for a record high of 86 degrees. the existing record in philadelphia is 85.
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it looks like we'll just barely get past that. even if we fall shy we still have a chance of tying the record. then by 5 o'clock, 81 degrees so a really warm afternoon. plan on cool drinks and dressing appropriately if you have to work or play outside today. 84 degrees is the high in allentown, 85 in trenton, 85 in reading, 85 in wilmington. then 78 degrees in millville. and if you're down the shore low he to mid 70's up and down the coast. a lot of records may fall today. in philadelphia, 85 is your record. it looks like we're going to go past that and all the rest of these record highs you see we're forecasting high temperatures above that. so, allentown trenton wilmington and even the airport in atlantic city all have a chance of seeing some distant records fall today. tomorrow high pressure still in control. the backside that of ridge will still be well to the west of us and it looks like that front is going to slow down allowing us to get up to 85. now tomorrow will feature more of a sun and clouds mix and late in the day or at light there's the possibility of an isolated shower.
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down to the tropics that future i showed you to the east of the bahamas yesterday has now bumped up to a 40 percent chance of formation of a tropical system. we'll keep watching that and there's a 70 percent chance of that over the next five days, a 40 percent chance over the next couple days. 86 degrees is today's high lots of sunshine out there. it does look like record warmth. then tomorrow, more record warmth on the way with a high of 85 degrees. the old record tomorrow 80. looks like we'll pretty easily beat that. on thursday clouds and sun, might feel a bit humid and a high of 78 degrees. 80 is the record there so once again we'll be in record territory. now on thursday we could see a spotty shower. on friday we start to get to the full force of the other side of that ridge, so it looks like we're down to 71 degrees, breezy cooler with a shower there and then for the weekend back down into much cooler territory, highs in the low 60's saturday sonarman. you can get the latest weather information at 6abc.com/weather. >> over the ridge, over the
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hump. >> right. >> yeah. >> thanks, david. >> wildlife officials fear a roaming bear in new jersey with anline following is dead. the animal nicknamed pedals gained notoriety for walking upright on its hind legs possibly due to an injury. officials yesterday released photos of a bear's body with similar injuries to its paws. that bear was killed during the state's six day black bear hunter that ended over the weekend. the department of environmental protection says it cannot confirm it was pedals because the bear was never tagged. and this is new on "action news" olympic sprinter tyson gay speaks out about the murder of his 15-year-old daughter trinity. balloons sailed into the air during a vigil for her in kentucky. trinity gay was shot outside a lexington restaurant on sunday morning. her dad believes she was an innocent bystander. >> i'm so numb right now from all the crying and still not understanding this vicious act. >> three men are under arrest
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in connection with the shooting. >> new video here flames tore through a prison near sal palo brazil. inmates started the fire during a riot yesterday. 55 inmates escaped the psychiatric ward but officers managed to recapture only 18 of them. the situation came just hours after riots at two other prisons in brazil. 18 inmates were killed in those uprisings. the clashes erupted between rival criminal gangs. the house where adolf it will ler was born will now be torn down. austria's government announced yesterday that the nome vienna will be replaced with a new building that has no association with the nazi dictator. officials want to eliminate the property's pull as a place for neo nazi. >> a pricey canine caper. thieves bustd into a pet store in houston texas and hauled away six bull dog puppies. all of them together are worth $25,000. the pet store owner is pleading with the bandits to
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turn the pups in and not sell them. she notes bulldogs have breathing issues and reason especially vulnerable if left in the heat. >> it's 4:48. karen rogers will be back with a look at your traffic. a soda maker is caking manges. >> a father goes pink to honor a different kind of fight. >> -- a fighter yet goes pink to honor a different kind of fight. 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.
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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. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican.
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priorities usa action >> ♪ >> hey everybody, good morning. we're looking live in camden on sky6. looking at the battleship new jersey. touch of fog in one or two spots. we're watching for that today but no big problem. here's a live look at the schuylkill expressway for you this morning and this is at girard. we sao he that eastbound traffic headed towards center city no delays. everything opened. it had been shut down overnight with a major accident on the schuylkill eastbound but that cleared near montgomery and we could see traffic here moving very nicely at this early hour. northeast extension southbound here and this is between mahoning valley and lehigh valley. we had problems here. all southbound traffic had been diverted into the northbound tunnel which was acting bi-directionally. right now speeds of 65 miles per hour but construction had caused earlier problems now. it currently seems to be moving okay but watch for traffic moving bi-directionally because of
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some construction that's still blocking. let's take a look at 42. a little touch of fog right here but no big issue. that's your northbound track coming up from deptford or turnersville and moving pretty nicely matt. >> sounds good. thanks karen. time for your first look at business. original content may be helping netflix boost its subscriber base. it added 3.6 million customers in the past three months. that beat the company's expectations by more than 1 million customers. netflix stock spiked 20 percent in after hours trading. major stock indices lost ground yesterday down just shaving about 51 points. this morning futures point to a higher open. pepsi plans to aggressively cut sugar and calories from its drinks. the soda maker promises at least two-thirds of their offerings will have 100 calories or less but this won't happen until 2025. the global food giant also plans to he reduce saturated fats and sodium levels in many of its other products like frito lay clips.
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>> a united states fighter jet is supporting the fight against cancer in with a new painter job. the jet was painted pink in order raise awareness. the jet is on display of a flight deck. the museum sales the fighter plane supports those who have fought and continue to fight cancer. >> a rant by amy schumer sends hundreds of people walking out of the comedian's show. the story is later in the morning buzz. >> it's been a tough start for the work week one of our texas colleagues. he you could say was snake bit as he started his week. that's later up on "action news." >> ♪
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>> new on "action news" two women learn their sentence for an instigating fight between toddlers at a day care in north jersey. 23-year-old erica kenny and 29-year-old shanice white will serve three years probation. no children were injured in the fights. the crimes were uncovered when kenny posted video of the sites on social media. >> a newsman in texas was bitten by something more than the news bug. he said he wasn't sure what happened at first. he told his 18-year-old son isaac he felt dizzy. isaac went out to take a look around the car and discovered a copper head snake under his dad's car. he immediately went to the hospital being the dead kayd journalist that he is he posted on facebook making videos all day long about the snake bite on his foot. >> there's the snake that bit me. we smashed it up but -- and right there where they marked
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sit where i was bit and you can't tell by looking at this picture but, um, it is pretty swollen. >> after nine hours in the er art was released from the hospital last night. he is monitoring the bite from home. i'm guessing he'll keep you up to date with more facebook videos today. >> yes, indeed. he'll have something to do while he's not working. >> he will. >> 4:57. all new on "action news" the nation's largest police group apologizes to ease relationships between cops and minorities. >> live with more on the story that you will see only on "action news." >> ♪ most people owe the bank. but pat toomey actually owned a bank. and when he went to washington, he voted to change the laws... to benefit wall street and banks like his.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning, it's 5 o'clock on this tuesday october 18th and we are working on a breaking story. >> police evacuate a home on a busy delaware county street. we're live with details on what has them so concerned. >> developing overnight a deadly overnight crash on the schuylkill expressway closes the highway for four hours. >> you might need to switch out the hot apple cider or chocolate for a glass of cold water today. accuweather is track something record heat. >> let's get details from dave murphy and also traffic with karen rogers. good morning. >> it's already cool and comfortable this morning guy as we take a look at satellite a lack of any significant cloud cover as that ridge of high pressure we talked about yesterday has pushed way up to our north and that's allowing a lot of warm air in as we move through the day. temperatures right now are still seasonably cool and comfortable actually a bit above a

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