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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 4:30 now on this tuesday october 25th. >> and we're following breaking news. a truck carrying cows and steers tips over causing a traffic mess in delaware. >> a mother and young son are he reunited after a thief took off with their car that had a boy in the back seat. >> candidates attack one another live on 6abc in pennsylvania's heated race for a u.s. senate seat. >> first up let's find up about the coming cold dave murphy and matt pelman is in for karen rogers he's got your commute. good morning. >> well, good morning. it is a chilly start, a little
bit breezy out there and getting very blustery as were go through the day. we'll see more sunshine overall than yesterday. today it should be mostly sunny but again breezy and on the chilly side. how about those numbers this morning? stepping outside we're at 49 degrees in philadelphia. and in the upper 40's in allentown reading. 47 wilmington, 46 in trenton. across most areas this is cooler than it was yesterday. 53 is all you're seeing in cape may. winds in the double digits. a 12 miles per hour breeze in philadelphia adding to that slightly shoulder hunching feeling. here's how it's going to go today. 44 degrees by 7 o'clock, 48 by 10 o'clock, still pretty cool. by noon 52. this afternoon sunny blustery with winds gusting up over 30 miles per hour at times and a high of 57 degrees. then tonight at 6 o'clock we're down to 52. we really drop after that all the way down into the 30's across the region and tonight and we have a freezing warning that has been posted at
midnight and it's a freeze watch down southern delaware and right in the center of the i-95 corridor. potted plants come in tonight. matt pelman i also actually shut off my hoses and shut off the water, to them and took the hoses in a couple days ago. if you haven't done that yet that's also a good idea. >> good idea. gave my heater a test run last night. nice and toasty warm but it's time for you to get out your nice toasty warm bed and start this tuesday. good morning david. we're live along the vine street expressway. construction crews they've been working all night here on the vine and they still have it closed in both directions. these are the westbound lanes at broad street everyone being forced off. again the construction should clear within the next half hour and everything should be reopened by 5 o'clock. live look in east falls roosevelt boulevard extension here by ridge avenue, hey the lights are on this morning unlike yesterday in the last couple days they have the overhead lights working so that's good news. if you're getting on the schuylkill expressway, this is i-76 in conshohocken westbound
as promised there was overnight work here by the blue route. it's gone now. all lanes he reopened westbound but the crews do return tonight at 8 o'clock on the schuylkill westbound at 476 so at that point you can expect delays and construction this morning in berks county blocking off i-78 both ways near 737. use 222 instead. the good news comes in in delaware where our overturned truck carrying the cows is clear and tam i know you have more details on what happened down there. >> indeed i do right now. thank you. an on-ramp to i-95 in new castle delaware is finally back opened but that's the way it looked for awhile. a truck carrying more than a dozen cows and steers flipped overnight causing a big mess. this happened around 9:30 on the ramp from route 141 southbound to i-295 northbound. police say the truck's wheel caught a curve, the load shifted and the truck overturned. the ramp was closed down for hours overnight as workers cleaned up the highway and finally moved the cows.
>> also breaking a driver rammed into an unmarked philadelphia police cruiser including two officers injuring them. it started as a traffic stop at 11th and spencer streets in the fern rock section. the injured officers were responding to a call for suspects who fled that stop when they were hit. one person jumped out of the striking vehicle and ran but was caught nearby. another was captured still in the car. the officers are expected to be okay. "action news" reporter katherine scott is gathering more details including what police found in the vehicle. she will have a live report at 5:00 a.m. >> and the manhunt goes on right now for a car thieve whose crime was heart stopping because the car that he stole had a six-year-old little boy still in the back seat. the thief drove a few blocks in the city's mayfair section before ditching the car and the boy and running away. annie mccormick is live for us at northeast detectives with the very latest on this crime. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tamala. luck that little boy was not injured. it was only two blocks away
that they did find the vehicle that was stolen with that little boy inside. well, this is video from the area where they did recover the stolen car after the suspect ditched it with the boy inside. that's in the 6400 block of charles. now, it was just before 9:00 last night that 911 calls came into the 15th district which is where we are right now. a carjacking with a six-year-old boy in the back seat. his mom parked her car in the parking lot of the bank in the 6500 block of frankford to go to the atm. while she was there taking out money she heard her car speed off. now, police recovered the car about two blocks away. they think the suspect realized the child was in the car and ran but before he did, he stole a wallet from the mother's purse that was in the car. a witness described what he saw. >> we chased him around the corner in another car. i'm sure he looked in the rear view saw a kid in there and said oh my god i got a kid so he bailed out left the kid there crying, shaken. were he got the kid outlet him go figured the cops would get
him ran the kid to the mom and she still was hysterical but everything ended well. >> reporter: and a witness there telling us how they got involved there to try to help out saying that he they let the suspect go even though they did see him hoping that police would catch him. their priority making sure that little boy is okay. now, police do tell us that they were able to look at some surveillance video to get a pretty good look at the suspect. right now they're still looking for him. of course they ask if anybody has any information to call them. reporting live outside of the 15th district in the northeast annie mccormick channel6 "action news." back to you. >> thanks annie. a shooting left two men wounded in north philadelphia. the gunfire erupted inside an apartment on the 3500 block of north 11th street just before 11:30 last night. a 41-year-old man was slot in the stomach and a man in his 20's was shot in the chest. both are in stable condition and expected to survive. so far police do not have any suspects or motives in these
shootings. >> atlantic city is once again taking drastic measures to try to get out of the red and keep the state out of its business. 100 city workers would be out of jobs. mayor don guardian proposes cutting expenses and using the money from the sale of the historic baeder field airport to pay down the debt. the city is trying to avoid a takeover by the state. the plank was passed during a special city council session last night. >> happening today, federal prosecutors will cross-examine bridgegate defendant bridget kelly. on the stand yesterday the former aide to new jersey governor chris christie testified the governor knew about the traffic tieups. kelly said she told christie that the mayor of fort lee thought the lane closures on the george washington bridge might be pay back for not endorsing the governor's reelection bid. christie has consistently denied any knowledge of the 2013 tieups as they happened. >> kathleen kane is home this morning as her defense team works on an appeal to keep her out of jail. the former attorney general posted $75,000 bail two hours after a judge sentenced her to
10 to he 23 months behind bars. the former attorney general faces the punishment for leaking secret grand jury information and then lying about it. kane was the first woman and the first democrat ever elected as pennsylvania's top prosecutor. >> ♪ >> republican senator pat toomey and democrat katie mcginty plowed through a fast paved debate in pennsylvania's neck and neck senate race. "action news" anchor jim gardner moderated their final he showdown sponsored by channel6 and the league of women voters. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes has a look at some of the biggest moments. >> reporter: senator pat toomey and katie mcginty didn't forego the customary handshake but pleasantries ended soon after. >> senator toomey's own bank practices are literally considered illegal and predatory in 30 plus states. >> so, she has the nerve to attack me for what a bank did, a bank that i was an investor in when she was using the exact same device herself. >> reporter: the topics presented from "action news"'s
jim gardner varied greatly from abortion which drew predictable responses. >> i come down on the side of life and so i'm pro life. >> this is a decision for parents, for families, not for politicians. >> reporter: to police brutality. >> i am happy to say black lives matter. >> it's my view that all lives matter and i think police get that. >> reporter: but one of the most anticipated moments of the debate was the incumbent republican stance on donald trump. he has neither endorsed or denounced him. >> don't you think your constituents the people of pennsylvania deserve to know if you're going to support the nominee of your party. >> i don't think my constituents care that much how one person is going to vote. >> reporter: posed with the same question mcginty embraced the opportunity to voice her support for hillary clinton. >> i do stand with secretary clinton because she's focused on standing up for families and rebuilding the middle class. >> reporter: given the opportunity to move past the bitterness and mud slinging seen for weeks in political ads from each camp the candidates responded with
this. >> the fact is there's only one person in this campaign whose ads had to be taken down because they were so flagrantly dishonest. >> what is dishonest is what the senator has just said. there's actually only one candidate on this stage who had to take his ad down. that was senator toomey. >> reporter: in their final attempts to win over voters mcginty said for example she would not abandon the middle class like her opponent has. meanwhile toomey said she's blindly loyal to hillary clinton and would only serve as a rub are stamp for her. reporting at temple university jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." >> 4:40 now. breaking this morning, an accident on an amusement ride in australia leaves four people dead. brand new video is coming up. >> a new jersey father jumps from a bridge with two young sons in tow but quick police work helped save the children. david. >> we've got a cam one on the bus stop this morning with temperatures in the 40's. it's a little bit on the breezy side out there and chilly so definitely extra gear for the kids this
>> ♪ >> breaking this morning, four people were killed in an accident at an amusement park on australia's east coast. it happened at the dream world amusement park in queensland. officials say the thunder rivers rapids ride malfunctioned. two people were thrown from the ride and two others were caught inside. staff performed first aid on the victims butter all four died of their injuries. the two men and two women are believed to be in their 30's or 40's. happening today, prince albert of monaco visits philadelphia to check out the home where his mother grace kelly grew up. he recently bought the six bedroom colonial in east falls for more than $750,000. the home is also where prince
prince rainier of monaco proposed to grace kelly. >> well, by this time tomorrow we'll all have those winter coats out. >> i'm afraid -- i was just saying that, i think i'm going to be wearing it on the terrace for the first time. storm tracker6 live double scan right now shows that you we're dry this morning. taking a look outside it's already pretty cool but instead of the 30's we're in the 40's this morning across most of the region and looking fairly tranquil at penn's landing but do get ready for winds building again across the region especially as we go past sunrise. 49 degrees currently is your temperature in philadelphia and probably dropping from there over the next couple of hours. your dewpoint down at 35 winds out of the west at 12 miles per hour so certainly a noticeable breeze out there. satellite and radar showing you a lack of as much cloud cover off to the north and west as we had yesterday. yesterday for a time in the late morning and afternoon hours we did have some decent cloud cover sweeping through and then that has a tendency
to break up. i think you'll probably see less clouds overall today. temperatures are going to be the story. it's going to be cooler today. 44 degrees by 8 o'clock, 48 by 10 o'clock, 52 by noon and your high today at 3 o'clock will be 57 degrees and along with those cooler temperatures comes blustery winds. we'll probably see them gust as high as 30 to 35 miles per hour at times. cool across the region. 54 is your high in allentown, 55 in reading and trenton, 58 in wilmington and millville and 56 in cape may, new jersey, this afternoon. then later tonight at 9 o'clock we're getting back down into the 40's and here's what happens overnight as we go all the way to 7:00 or 7:30 in the morning. you can see he how temperatures are down around the freezing mark in the northern and western suburbs. 34 in wilmington, 35 in millville and there is that freeze warning in effect overnight tonight across much of the region. in other a freeze watch. i got some things for you to do. potted plants come inside. garden decks come inside like a bird feeder or something like that garden hoses inside.
remember to shut off those outdoor spigots. you're exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast... going to follow this advice. >> too much to do. >> too much to do matt says. sunny blustery and cool 57 today. sunny and blustery tomorrow, and still a little bit blustery on wednesday 53 is the high. then clouds move in on thursday, a high of 60 and starting in the late morning hours we expect some rain to start to pop through. then partly sunny and dry again on friday, 61. for the weekend spotty showers on saturday. otherwise it's clouds, some sun, a high of 65. it now looks dry on sunday with a better high of 65 and monday cool for ghouls on halloween 62 degrees as of right now it looks like it's dry with a mix of clouds and sunny breaks. remember when we're not on the air you can always get the latest weather information on 6abc.com/weather. maybe you check back on monday to make sure it's still dry. >> my wife gives me plenty to do without you around here.
>> well, now it's two. >> all right. well, new this morning, a father in north jersey jumped off a bridge with his two young sons. the father was killed but the sons are expected to survive. the man's wife called police last night and said that she and her husband had been arguing and that he threatened to harm their children. police tracked the gps signal from the man's cell phone to the scene on i287. they jumped into a wooded area near the river. rescuers said the boys ages two and four were conscious and had been taken to the hospital. >> this is new a robber in washington state swiped more than 100 lottery tickets in a matter of hours. surveillance video shows the man reaching over the counter at a 7-eleven and helping himself the a stack of lottery tickets. investigators say he came back three hours later and did the exact same thing. they believe this same man also stole scratchoff tickets from a grocery store across the street. the hall was $1,100 worth of tickets. and some of them were winners. he got about $750 worth of cash winnings. >> also new, two businesses in
lubbock texas joining forces for an unusual package deal. buy a ring get a gun. the owner at stacker jewelry says they started the tradition three years ago. if a customer buys an and gauge. ring they'll get a gift certificate to buy a shotgun or rifle at a nearby gun dealer. >> who doesn't want to get a shotgun or a rifle and in the process capture the love of your life. >> the owner says it is a natural fit because most texans grow up hunting. the deal runs thursday through saturday. >> 4:48 is the time. matt pelman is tracking any tuesday morning tieups. his traffic report is next. >> new poll shows what voters think of adding casinos in north jersey. we'll tell you more about that when "action news" comes right back.
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frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton,
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of center city from our temple university camera. isn't it cool how the buildings are lit up in pink for breast cancer awareness throughout this month of october? less than a week left in this month of october. next week at this time we will be saying hello to november. this morning we're saying hello to gloucester city and this is the 42 freeway. southbound lanes right here approaching to 95. the ramp from 42 southbound to 295 is blocked for construction but should be reopened within the next 10
minutes. still have an hour and 10 minutes on the construction on 295 itself. it's happening southbound between 45 and repaupo. couple lanes blocked until 6 o'clock. speeds don't look too bad. word of a new crash in mercer county on the new jersey turnpike southbound approaching exit 7a the exit for 195. center lane is blocked there so watch out. few restrictions as you come southbound on the turnpike through mercer county because of a new crash. getting ready for an opening at the tacony palmyra bridge going up right about now. head for the betsy ross bridge instead and this is the vine street expressway in center city by 21st street in the process of reopening. construction crews should be out of here completely within the next 10 minutes. tam. >> all right, thank you, matthew. >> ♪ and taking a first look at business today is the deadline for federal judge to decide whether to approve a massive settlement for people who own volkswagens. it would give owners the option to have their vehicles bought back by the company entirely.
nearly $15 billion deal is the fallout from that emissions cheating scandal by vw. a new poll out from farley dickinson public mind. it shows 70 percent of voters say no to expanding casinos to new jersey. 24 percent support the plan. analysts argued that in state competition could lead to even more closures in a.c. major stock indices saw gains on monday. dow up 77 points. things looking good this morning futures seem to be pointing to a higher open. there will soon be a way to start your day with a taste of a girl scout cookie on the regular. in january general mills will bring cereal versions of thin mints and samoas to supermarkets. >> time right now 4:53. coming up later on "action news" president obama appears on jimmy kimmel to read some mean tweets. some of which were authored by a serial tweeting presidential candidate. >> a community in the poconos is cheering on its hometown hero as he he leads his team into the world series tonight. that's up next.
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>> a part of the iconic staircase outside of the union league on broad street is looking like that, just collapsed into rubble. that's because a crook ripped off a 6-foot section of metal railing. this happened at 3:00 yesterday morning. surveillance video shows the alleged suspect around the corn with the metal railing. the union legists working to restore the staircase as soon as possible. the venue is booked for upcoming weddings and social events that count on using
that stairwell. >> cleveland indians host the chicago cubs in game one of the world series tonight and people in the poconos will be tuning in. cubs manager joe madden grew up in hazelton he's active -- there he is. he's active in charity work in the area and helped fund the hazelton integration project in the hazelton community center. that has made madden a lot of friends regardless of what uniform he's wearing. >> i've been waiting for this for so long and i just cannot believe it's my brother leading them to this. it's very awesome. >> the cubs haven't been to a world series since 1945 and haven't won one since 1908. >> a lot of folks excited about this showdown. >> yes, they are. >> all new on "action news" a bizarre standoff was no laughing matter. a deer pulled an all-nighter inside a bar that's currently under renovation. we'll have more of that video when we come back. >> also, reports of flashers in the woods have left women
on long island on edge. >> ♪ when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. i'm frank lobiondo 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.
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good morning everyone. it's 5 o'clock on this tuesday october 25th and here's what's happening. >> a driver and his passenger are behind bars accused of ramming into an unmarked police car. we're live with the breaking developments. >> also a truck carrying cattle overturns in delaware leaving several of the animals dead on the highway. >> president obama returned to late night tv for another presidential edition of mean