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were systematically wrapping it and bagging it and strapping it on the flat bed truck. people are calling it a miracle that nobody was hurt but the pilot and passenger were hurt and recovering from their injuries. >> this is the scene at east linden avenue, as a wrecking contractor began moving the parts of the mangled plane that crashed here yesterday afternoon. >> we put it on the flat bed and take it to a secure site in delaware. >> two people were injured. wayne gillcrest of marlton and his passenger of cherry hill. he broke a hit and will have to have surgery and they are to be cut oft of the plane and hospitalized. we are glad that nobody was quilled. you look at that, and think how did anybody survive it.
they will get well and go on again. >> thankful that nobody got hurt. an amazing deal. can't fathom this happening and here it is in your own backyard. >> the rented vintage plane was rented in medford and the faa is going over the wreckage to determine the cause of the crash. we spoke this afternoon with one of david's neighbors. >> i saw it on the news and didn't know who the people were. >> they are connected to your friends. >> i'll reach out to lorraine, his wife to see what she can tell us. >> back live now are you looking at the fuselage, a part of wings and tail wrapped up and strap nood this flat bed struck. the pilot and passenger were injured but not life-threatening injuries. >> the street along linden avenue and nearby is blocked off as they load the plane and get ready to cart it away from the scene. the passenger told police there
was some type of mechanical failure we don't know what that was yet. live in lindenwald, nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. exphiladelphia congressman chaka fattah was cleared on three of the charges he was convicted on. including what they call the sham sale of his wife's porsche to cover up a bribe but the judge kept the most serious corruption counts and rejected arguments that he get a new trial. no date is set for his sentencing. >> new information is -- as a toddler fell to his death in winfield heighted. the parents were cleared of any wrongdoing. they say it was a tragic accident. the 4-year-old toppled over balcony at the imperial towers thursday night.
the family was in town for surgery so the boy who had autism could have brain cancer, they believe he pushed out a screen and climbed on to the railing and fell. they say his cancer affected his judgment. officers set up a drone up in tyler state park to find a sign or clue connected to the disappearance of lindsay picone. they are looking for any information that leads to her location. faculty and students at state universities are marching the picket line, the second day of their strike that started when contract talks broke down earlier this week. vernon odom is live at westchester university. will any of the plans we impacted? >> i'll get to that in a second
as you see mind me the tackty and students that are supporting them are in high spirits this thursday night. westchester administration says that the homecoming festivities will go off as scheduled this weekend. including the football game and the coaches are members of a none striking bargaining union but the director of the band is a faculty member and the band will not perform unless there is a settlement on saturday. picket lines are on every corner at the westchester campus here on day two of the strike at all 14 state universities. >> we are looking for a good deal for the faculty and retirees and students. >> negotiations are not going well. they want to degradate some of the benefits for the faculty.
>> faculty and students on the picket lines, even as contract talks between the members stalled. they wish it had not come to this. the system 105,000 students are affected by the action. many are missing multiple classes because of the strike. >> i am here to support the teachers because it has been a short amount of time. all of my professors have done everything to support me and i am supporting them. >> how many classes are you missing? >> right now i am missing all of my classes. >> i don't want my tuition to go up but make sure everyone has a fair salary and everyone get what's they deserve. >> brian tonight state negotiators say they are offering the best deal that harrisburg can afford at this time. live at the westchester
university campus, i'm vernon odom channel 6 "action news." >> thanks very much. the red cross is helping residents displaced by a fire at an apartment. the flames broke out in the city's bella vista section. firefighters had a hard time getting to the location and called for backup. one man was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation, no word on how this fire started. >> another broke out before 3:00 a.m. in southwest philadelphia. this was inside of a row home at kingsessing avenue. everybody escaped safely but four people are looking for a new place to stay. time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. the 80s keep sticking around. >> a beautiful day. adam joseph is joining us now. >> reporter: there are big changes on the way but we have one more day of warm weather, this could be a five-day stretch in philadelphia of summer like weather. as we look at the high in
philadelphia this afternoon. we hit 81 degrees so far today breaking the old record of 80 degrees set back in 1938 and at this point, the only city in our area that saw a record today. it's still really warm no matter where you live. 75 in millville. and 75 in lehigh valley and 12u7 in trenton and evening along the shore temperatures at that 70 degree mark. but again there are changes on the way in the form of a cold front the very slow moving. you see downpours in the ohio and tennessee valley working well to the north and west. we have one more day with the temperatures in the 80s and then the temperatures crash here on friday night and the winds really pick up and windchills push in for early saturday morning. we'll talk about the big drop in temperature and how cool it will be as we enter the upcoming weekend. >> thank you.
there is rain in the forecast and 6abc.com/weather has you covered. check storm tracker 6 live radar and use twitter and facebook to get regular updates from our meteorologists. to politics today donald trump was back on the campaign trail doubling down on his most controversial claim from the the debate. >> i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if i win. >> mr. trump is ramping up that the election is rigged against him. and refused to say he will accept the results. john mccain renounced his claims as dangerous and unamerican. >> hillary clinton's highest profile supporters are out today
denouncing donald trump over the controversy. >> if you say that the democratic election is fixed, you are attacking the notion if we have a democratic system. >> president obama is in florida campaigning on hillary clinton's behalf and mrs. obama will campaign in arizona. and trump and clinton will be at the same event tonight. the alfred e. dinner. it's like a roast. and jim gardner will host the live did he bait for the senate rate. send us your questions for pat toomey and katie mcginty. or an email to 6abc.com. the debate is live from temple university. monday night starting at 7:00 here on 6 abc. all right it is time now for a first check of the traffic
report. lets go to autumn marisa in the traffic center. >> reporter: hi alicia and brian. we are deal with a lot of volume on the roads, the schuylkill expressway pretty average, taking you 30 minutes from this point at the vine street expressway westbound out to the blue route. and same if you go from the blue route to the vine. taking a look at the big picture, speeds are dropping down into the teens and single digited. the blue route 17 miles per hour down towards broomall we have a disabled vehicle backed up to the schuylkill. we hope to see that move along. another larger delay is northbound on the boulevard across the twin bridges here as you make your way towards broad street. several incidents to tell you about. let start in pennsylvania, academy avenue and south avenue an accident. and sten ton avenue and mermaid lane at chestnut hill and jumping down into delaware one
in new jersey moore avenue at 322, we'll keep an eye on things and bring you an update in the next half hour. still ahead philadelphia officially launches its pre-k program, find out how to get your child enrolled next. and high schoolers spent this day learning about science in a famous kitchen. we'll take you there. plus -- >> reporter: it's the 50th season in flyers season, the home opener for the flyers it's an emostal night as they pay tribute to owner, ed snider.
jeff skversky is live in philadelphia with the preview of this match-up. big knife. >> reporter: can you feel the energy in the building? 50th season of flyers hockey, it is the home opener, look at the energy as they heft out the light show. tonight will be emotional as the flyers pay tribute to late owner ed snider, they will have the video tribute they are practicing as we speak and hang a banner up in the rafters with ed snider's name on it. and dedicate the season to him like they did in their playoff run. here the guys talking about how emotional it will be against the anaheim ducks. >> it's a lot of history in philly the last 50 years and there will be some emotions and a lots of explayers will be here. it's going to be a special night. >> each and everyone of us in
this locker room is proud to wear the flyers jersey. it's something special. ed snider built this thing from the ground up and a tribute to him tonight too. a lot of atmosphere in the building and we have to use it the right way. >> reporter: flyers head coach in a team meeting addressing the team telling them keep the emotions in check and use them to your advantage especially in the first half. and the flyers telling all fans to be in your seats at 6:50 for the pregame ceremony. they are practicing tonight and it will be electric as they take on the ducks the first game at home. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." >> i like the rock music and rock show you got going on behind you. if you head to the game tonight you might want to grab dinner at shake shack, they just cut the
arena on the newest concession stand. wells fargo center is the first arena to add the restaurant to their food lineup. phillies fans may get a kick out of the brotherly love crunch shake. and a first location in delaware and looking to make a lot of hires. ted's montana grill will be ready to serve guests on november 19th but needs to hire 75 employees first. they are taking applicants for all positions apply online or go to the hiring office across from the christiana mall. >> and numbers from wall street this thursday afternoon. the dow slipping 40 points and change. and the s&p falling 3 points on the day. a group of 30 high school students got to go on a unique trip outside of the classroom. the kids spent the day at the campbell soup headquarters, they
worked on package design and talked about food science and talked about how to make the iconic chicken noodle soup. for philadelphia mayor, jim kenney making pre-k affordable for all city kids was a main component of his campaign. today he rolled out the first phase of his locally funded pre-k initiative. inside of the ymca on north broad street families learned how to apply for one of the 2,000 spots opening up in january. dozens of local schools will be selected on need and awarded 8500 per student and to fund it through the controversial beverage tax but the mayor says there say backup plan. >> we are not going to sit around and wait. the kids can't wait any longer. there are contingent plans this
is a priority for us these programs and we are moving forward. >> and the city announced a portal a resource for kids up to the age of 5, we post that link and the link to the school and the schools selected for the pre-k initiative. you can find it all on 6abc.com. this was a day for cancer survivors and their families to join together for support and hope. in fact this event took place at the ridge land mansion is called the celebration of hope, professionals from all facets of care were there to present research for those battling the disease and adam joseph was the key note speaker to lend his stories to the gathering. >> it's time now for the accuweather forecast. lets send it to adam joseph. >> a woman 46 years breast can't free, a nice afternoon for those
folks and a lot of great care givers as well. and as we talk about the weather looking great here as well. camelback you see color splashing there in the mountains to the north and that color beginning to peak in the northern areas. fall foliage past peak in northern parts of new england and northern parts of pennsylvania down to the poconos hitting peak and moderate color popping philadelphia north and west of the lehigh valley. and low with the bright colors in most of new jersey as well as southern parts of tell wear. the upcoming weekend you have to head to the north especially to the lehigh valley and poconos and lehigh george state park and belleville state park and ricketts glen state park also another good location to get some of the fall foliage pictures and then wait a week or
so and it will be closer to home here. 79 in philadelphia and 79 in allentown and 75 in millville. and temperatures around 70 at the shore. satellite and radar we kind of flirted with the sunshine and cloud cover all day long, more in the way of sun, full sun in southern parts of tell wear through much of the day and severe thunderstorm watch in western parts of pennsylvania and the rain will hold off through much of the day tomorrow. mainly cloudy and mild 59 and lower 60s southern new jersey and delaware. future tracker 6 going into tomorrow afternoon we are still wedged ahead of the front so another very warm, humid day with a mixture of sunshine and clouds, notice how bright the colors are with the cold front with the heavier rain, it basically falls apart and we get light showers by 11:00 or so tomorrow night. notice the drop in temperature already into the 50s north and west and by the time saturday
morning 9:00 a.m. rolls around 40s to the north and west and lingering clouds and a couple of left over showers, at the same time the colder air comes in winds increase here saturday morning between 30 and 40 miles per hour. as we wake up in the cold winds continue to funnel in out of the northwest through much of your saturday afternoon. as we look at the four day at 4:00, a mixture of sun and clouds tomorrow, another day in the city of philadelphia at 80 and 58 for a high here saturday morning. windy and chilly and late breaks of sun, sunny and breezy here on sunday and back up to 64 and not bad on monday sunshine and a few clouds and your temperature at 62 degrees. we'll have the rest of that seven-day forecast and let you know if fall or winter or summer wins next week. coming up in the next half hour. you know our viewers rock and every time we ask you to pitch in you do.
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should never be our president. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. a popular bakery in newcastle county is taking legal action after a fire tore through that business on christmas eve. owners of surp 's bakery -- because of malfunction in or around the oven. surpy's wants more than $100,000 in damages. the bakery is getting ready to reopen late they are month.
the firefighters were hard at work but not respond to an emergency, teams dressed in full gear tackled an obstacle course in sharon hill. after climbing stairs and going over a wall, they had to use their strength to push is the s.w.a.t. vehicle. >> wow good job. philadelphia's chinatown neighborhood is getting a new community center. tom wolf was ain town to announce the grant to start construction on the chinatown eastern town community center, at the corner of 10th and vine. consisting of office space and room for community events. corruption begins late they are year. there is more ahead on "action news" at 4:00 today. a man met someone to buy an iphone being sold on craigslist and ended up being robbed and shot. we have the latest coming up. plus -- >> i'm nydia han there are steps
good parents out here but we think sandy and bud from nebraska win the prize. they opened their hearts and homes to 100 kids in need. and how to protect yourself when you need potentially life saving care. but first at 4:30, a victim of a robbery said he learned a good lesson the hard way. the man was shot when he met someone in philadelphia that listed an iphone on craigslist. gray hall is live now where the shooting happened last night. the shooter is still on the loose right now? >> yes brian police are working to track down the shooter that targeted the victim in the parking lot behind me just hours ago. the suspect was able to get away with money but the victim in this case was thankful he was able to escape with his life. >> i feel really lucky, i'm happy to be alive. 22-year-old shane lyle has a new perspective on life.
he came face-to-face with death in this overbrook section cvs. he met up with a guy from craigslist that claimed he was selling an iphone 6 sx for $320. the man from craigslist had no phone and was after lyle's money, instead of pulling an iphone the criminal pulled a gun. >> he said give me your money. and i said no. and he pointed the gun at me and i said what are you doing. he didn't say nothing after that and i pushed the gun away and he shot my leg. >> despite this happened at 11:00 at night. he thought it was safe along a busy road in a store parking lot and a friend was waiting for him in the car. >> she had her car. and she said walked over and saw
the flames. >> they are passing out these flyers warning the community about this crime and encouraging them to come forward with information. >> police say if you buy something online the safest place to meet up is a police station. if you are confronted with an armed criminal offices say comply with their demands. >> never exchange your life or safety for money or material belongings that you can replace, you condition replace your life. >> reporter: back out live tonight. no good description of the shooter, police are reviewing surveillance video to see if this crime was captured on camera, it goes without saying that the victim in case is hoping for a quick arrest. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> all right gray thank you. a person rescued from a burning home in west oak lane is in stable condition this afternoon. that fire started at 4:30 this morning on the 1400 block of east washington lane.
officials say that the flames spread quickly through the home and it took them about an hour to get it under control and the fire marshall was called to the scene to investigate. the driver inside of this suv you see there was hurt when they crashed in ardmore, chopper 6 hd was over the scene at lancaster avenue and church road at 7:30 a.m. you see the suv being uprighted there and police say that the driver was trapped for 15 minutes, no word on how badly the driver was hurt or what caused him to lose control. philadelphia police are searching for a man who robbed a woman using an atm last week. it happened before 9:00 p.m. on october 16 and. the woman was taken money out at a deli at cecil b. moore avenue and the man came and stood behind her and grabbed the money and took off. from our new jersey newsroom. police in hamilton, new jersey, the man caught on camera robbing
a family dollar store threatened the life of the female clerk. he put a plastic bag over his head and told the employee to open the register or he would kill her the worker ran off to the back of the store and the robber ran off with the register drawers. time for the accuweather forecast. such a gorgeous day outside. hard to believe it's october? >> i was going to almost disagree with you. i did an event in a suit outside and muggy and hot and october and the leaves are changing. >> okay. >> cry me a river. i want it to be cool. >> give me a small violin. >> i used to play the violin don't mock me. as we take a look at the ben franklin bridge a lot of clouds at times mixing with sun and 79 degrees after a record high of 81 this afternoon and the dew point in the mid-60s again that is the tropical atmosphere.
i'm surprised are you not complaining about your hair. it looks just fine. 81 so far in philadelphia today record setting and 83 in washington and 83 in roanoke, look at the 50s refreshing in buffalo and binghamton and that pushes into the upcoming weekend and brian said a couple of days ago why haven't you brought us back to school. it's been sometime. what is the latest day with a high of 80 or greater in the city of philadelphia. we had four days, november 1, 15 or 30th. give me your best answer for this. >> i'm going to google it now. >> no, not allowed. i love the 80s. >> rain in the forecast and temperatures dropping later this week, 6abc.com/weather has you covered. check stormtracker 6 live double scan radar wherever you head out.
and check facebook and twitter to get updates from our meteorologists. the city of philadelphia is honoring mcdonald's corporation and the dozens of owners of the restaurant throughout the city. they recognized mcdonald's for its ash. ways to opportunity. they offer english as a second language program and an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and college tuition support. and this may look like an empty shell but it will soon be filled with the food for the needy. they broke ground on the new headquarters. the facility on lake drive in newark is converted to an 80,000 square foot building with classrooms and kitchen space and construction should take 8 months. one of the biggest names in philadelphia baseball got a big honor from the city.
rick williams is live in the newsroom with more. >> thank you, it was a fitting honor as well. all about official that ryan howard played his final game as a philadelphia philly. the last remaining member of the 2008 world championship team and ryan has made his mark on the team and the community. we'll take you inside of a big honor for him infront of the city council. "action news" reporter chad pradelli spoke with victims today and will have the story tonight at 5:00 as well. some things we are working on until we see you on "action news" at 5:00. >> thank you. a dozen nonprofit groups in bucks county celebrated their newly received grants today it's the community foundation awards luncheon and all the organizations work with young people as well as families in
need and organizers say they make a huge difference in the lives of so many families. coming up nigeria's present vows to redouble the efforts of gaining the release of the hundreds of kidnapped school girls after some of them were set free. and after saving the life of a little boy, see the heart breaking story that had a good ending coming up in big talkers and adam joseph returns with the full forecast from accuweather. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away
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the girls coped. the government is limiting access to them to help them with their trauma. the typhoon smashed into the philippines it flooded towns and forced them to flee this after a lot of providences suffering from another typhoon that left people dead and displaced last weekend. it's amazingly compelling heart stopping video from texas. a police officer saving a young boy's life. here he is being honored and here is the reason why. we must warn you that the video is gripping. the 3-year-old boy was having a seizure after his temperature went up to 106 degrees, his distraught mother called 911 and officer chase miller responded. you can see the mother bringing the boy to the officer there, the little boy stopped breathing
and was unresponsive. officer miller performed cpr and reviving the boy now for that he was presented a life saving award at a city council meeting and even better a gift from the toddler. the character chase from his favorite show paw patrol. i have a picture of it here on the big board. the little guy so thankful and his mom as well. >> speaking of parents, this is a pretty amazing couple in nebraska to call sandy bud parents is kind of an understatement. because over the past hoof century or so. they have fostered 168 children. let that sink in for a second. but after 46 years of raising children in their home they are about to be empty nesters because the final two boys currently living with them are going back to their parents. she says there will be tears.
they have four children of their own but as you can see they always made room for more. >> you stand in the rocker at night and rocked them even if they were crying and crying and crying, all you can think is i am holding you tonight would anybody be holding you if you went home. you tell yourself this is where you need to be right now. >> sandy is a pretty special lady. super mama. with an empty out and full hearts they plan to send their time with their grandchildren and one great grandchild. it started when they heard an ad on the radio asking can you take one kid into your home. plus their four kids -- 168. >> just unbelievable. great people. world needs more people like that. lets get a check of the roaded now. autumn marisa is here with a check of the afternoon commute.
>> we'll start on 95 at cotman avenue and the southbound lanes, we have an accident, this is just past the construction zone and it was taking out the left hand lane and off to the shoulder now it's slowing things down for you. moving over to the big picture, speeds across the region dipping down into the teens and single digits right now on the schuylkill expressway as you make your way into the city as the vine street expressway a slow go up to 95 are you tapping your brakes and the boulevard northbound up to broad street slow now as well. route 1 northbound atwell, road at the outer drive we have an accident to record and 295 southbound at 168 another one for you. over at the area bridges it's looking great but construction earlier on the walt whitman but that has since been lifted. we'll bring you an update in the 5:00 hour. >> autumn thank you, up next another check of the accuweather
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students at universal charter high school had one eye on the future today. they got a chance to meet with representatives of more than a dozen colleges and universities. this college and career fair was for the school's juniors and seniors and their parents too. u.s. army representatives were on hand to provide even more options. adam joseph has an eye on the future as he pushes together the forecast, one eye and another good day tomorrow. >> you forgot we are at school. >> trying to skip over that part. >> back in class. take a look at the question i posed earlier. it's been so warm. 80s every day this week when was
the latest date in philadelphia where we hit 80 or higher, it was in the month of november, the beginning middle or end. >> so adam and i have birthdays in the middle of november, i am going to go with a. >> i'll go with b. >> i don't like it when brian gets it ride. november 15th, 1993 we hit a record high of 81 degrees. i think i was going into high school then. chris coburn got is right first on my twitter page. thanks to everyone for playing. pretty late to have temperatures in the 80s. this week exceptional monday, tuesday and wednesday and today temperature as above the 80 degree mark in philadelphia. record high yesterday of 86 degrees and today a record high of 81 degrees. and the numbers have gone down a bit in the last couple of hours and still balmy out there.
mid to upper 70s for all inland locations and 65 in mt. pocono. all the moisture continues to push to the north and west and the rain will not push in here until after sunset. tomorrow severe weather in western parts of pennsylvania, a severe thunderstorm watch box up there. but even when the front comes through we won't get a lot of rain out of the this system. tonight mainly cloudy and it stays mild, 59 in the suburbs and 62 for center city. your day planner on your friday, the temperature of 80 yet again and clouds mixing with sunshine and more in the way of sunshine again the farther you are south and east away from the front. and in philadelphia specifically 65 at 8:00 in the morning, back into the upper 70s by 2:00 and
flirting with that 80 at some point here early in the afternoon and kicking back to 60 degrees at 8:00 and when showers start to arrive from the west with the front. the winds of change are going to arrive here friday night into saturday. again any of the showers come in at 7:00 to 11:00 west to east tomorrow night and at the same time the jet stream the river of air that steers the system will pull on a negative tilt. it means it puts an upper left northwest movement to the south and east and you get the kink in the jet stream and that will wind up quite a storm here in new england and you'll get strong winds funneling in around the low. so scattered showers here friday night and early saturday, less than a quarter inch of rain and winds peeks 35 to 40 miles per hour time period and high temperatures on saturday, only in the upper 50s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 80 tomorrow and warm and mixture of sun and
clouds and linger into the early morning hours of saturday and sun is trying to break back out and windy and cool at 58 degrees, we bounce back to 64 and a lot of sun on sunday monday sunshine and a few clouds, and another cool shot pushes in for the middle of next week and stays dry with sun and clouds and temperature as above normal in the upper 50s. we are literally going from one extreme this week into next week. >> friday into saturday is unbelievable. >> it's a typical fall drop, you get a system that winds up and makes a change fast. >> get the coats ready after the tank top. >> can't you say i was right? >> no. >> thank you. >> you were right. coming up next at 4:00 what's the deal is coming up. and today we talk about how a trip to the emergency room could cost you big. and nydia han has tips to
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emergency room could result in exorbitant bills. this is critical information, consumer reports tells us why you could be socked with enormous er bills and how to protect yourself. >> john had to have two emergency surgeries on his brain. he thought his insurance could cover it, but he was hit about $90,000 in bills. 90% of doctors are independent contractors and may not be covered by your plan.
doctors can bill you for what your insurance doesn't cover. call the area hospitals and ask if they take your insurance and ask your hospital of choice if the er doctors will take your insurance too. >> ambulance and lab services and special equipment can fall into the out of network category potentially costing patients thousands of dollars, if you get out of network bills do not pay anything until you get an explanation of benefits from your insurer, compare that with the bills and confirm with your insurer that the providers are not in your plan. >> then ask your provider if they will settle for what the insurance company already paid. be persistent some doctors will negotiate with you. >> and you can appeal to the state like john did, it has taken him a year but john finally has seen a reduction in his bills. >> you have to do your research and be a smart consumer.
>> states have a laws for people being charged for out of network fees at hospitals and other places, they are having a bill to address the issue here in pennsylvania. we put the information on 6abc.com. i'm nydia han channel 6 "action news." some of mexico's famous artists are about to get new fans north of the border, the action cam was at a special preview of paint the revolution, at the museum of art featuring modern mexican art. the first of its kind in the united states in seven decades with more than 700 works of art on display and philadelphia is the first stop on the national tour and opens up to the public on october 25th. >> beautiful. now for sharrie williams, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. i hope you'll join me tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on p
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"action news" delaware valleys leading news program with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan and rick williams and monica malpass. police say that a man is behind bars accused of a crime spree in chester and montgomery counties, he is suspected of pulling off a dozen burglaries and one case stealing $75,000 worth of items. it's thursday night and monica is off and alicia vitarelli is joining us this evening and the big story on "action news" is the arrest of the the burglary suspect. new at 5:00 chad pradelli spoke to some of the victims he is live in limerick, montgomery county with the story. >> reporter: yes police say that the suspect had a drug habit to
feed and went on a burglary spree stealing from strangers neighbors and even kids. >> we think he probably kicked it in. >> it was a thursday afternoon in late office. dawn came home and saw her back door damaged and open and immediately called police and found 1400 there's worth of jewelry stolen from the bathroom. >> six or eight pairs of earrings from my family and brothers and a watch my husband gave me. >> police say that james murray is the man that burglarized 15 homes sin july and attempted to break into several others including the home of rolanda. >> he kicked it and the light kicked on and kicked the door like this -- and when he did that he busted it. >> he thinks t