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good afternoon sara bloomquist is off and we begin with breaking news in bucks county where the pennsylvania turnpike is shut down in both directions in bristol township. a dump truck hit power lines and knocked live wires on the highway. now crews are scrambling to fix this situation. bob brooks is following this and is live at the accident scene. >> reporter: i'm sure that whoever did this feels bad. you'll notice over my shoulder it's power line snapped in three different places and the power lines have fallen on to the highway here and the reason why i'm being told a mistake, a dump truck driver was dropping off a load and forgot to put the bed down and it caused this mess. >> it's being called an hone
mistake that caused this this morning. the worker left the bed up and began to drive, it became tangled in the power lines and pulled them down and the pole snapped in three spots. the good news is no reports of injuries and there is a lot of construction going on now and there could be workers close by. the closure is from the tell dell wear river inter things 358 to bit old township 351. for westbound take u.s. 13 south to state route 132 west to u.s. 1 north and reenter at the ben salem interchange. and reenter the turnpike at the delaware valley interchange. there you could see the big
power pole snapped in three different spots, they have to get a new pole out here and reerect the power lines. no word yet and when it will be reopen. >> bob, thank you. chopper 6 hd following more breaking news from bucks county. this time in langhorne, police and fire crews are responding to a car dealership after a vehicle crashed into the building here. the driver some how lost control and slammed into the auto world. no injuries are reported but there is damage to one of the dealership's showrooms. look for updates here and online at 6abc.com. two freight trains wound up and a collision course in del care county. they were headed in opposite directions on the same track when they crashed head-on some how. it happened at curlin street,
both trains are owned by csx, none of the cars were carrying hazardous materials, two employees were hospitalized but they are not releasing details abt their injuries. now they are working on figure out how the trains got on the same track. and the search is on for two men that knocked down the door of a home in south philadelphia. is happened at 4:30 this morning and they came face-to-face with a 13-year-old boy sleeping downstairs. they zip tied him and he ran to a 7-eleven store down the street. we'll hear from the store clerk that helped the boy call police. vice presidential candidate, mike pence, is coming to pennsylvania after his rough landing in new york last night. his campaign plane ran off the runway during a rain storm at
la guardia airport. it touched down hard before careening into the grass. this morning on "good morning america" pence described the moments. >> we immediately felt heavy breaking on the runway, and the plane fishtailed a bit just for a few seconded and you could feel us bouncing off with mud splattered we were off the runway. but everybody was fine. >> passenger is heading to bucks county and annie mccormick joins us live with that part of the story. >> reporter: rick that rough landing last night is not affecting his campaign schedule today. you see the line behind me hundred to 1,000 people rsvp's for this event. it's tc mill work, they describe themselves as a full service
manufacturer that makes commercial case work. look at this video, this is when the line started to form around 10:30 this morning for the 2:00 p.m. rally. with pennsylvania being a battleground state, candidates keep a constant presence and some people here have been to trump rallies and most of the people we have spoken with, have already decided and i saw a couple of hillary supporters here as well. national polls today show hillary clinton leading by several points but not double digits. but some polls show double digits in california and virginia. we spoke to trump pence supporters including a state representative about what they expect to hear pence talk about. >> the first thing is obama care and the rates going up and impact middle class families.
and we are back here in pennsylvania again and pennsylvania is in play and turn your tvs off and go vote. >> i want to see pence and there is so much bickering back and forth and you can get some substance with the vp's. >> i think trump hit on the topics important to the people. i talked to a lot of people now. maybe a little more about social security and saving it. i would like to hear more about that because all the baby boomers are getting older and afraid they will not get money. >> reporter: and trump for his part he is campaigning in iowa, maine and new hampshire. and with only days to go in the election, and pennsylvania being so important, expect to see both the vice presidential candidates for -- i am told pence is expected to be here at least
three more times up until the november election. reporting live annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news" zbll on the democratic side president obama is returning to florida to stump for hillary clinton, the president has a rally scheduled in florida tonight. and florida is a handful of states considered a toss-up between clinton and trump. and hillary clinton will be in iowa and bill clinton will campaign in reading this afternoon. turning to accuweather for your friday. high winds are whipping across the delaware and lehigh valley this half hour. as we look outside we saw the camera shaking a bit in the blustery conditions and things are cooler now and it looks like blue skies looking live from atlantic city. meteorologist, melissa magee, is in for david murphy with the forecast. >> happy friday to you. certainly on the blustery side
in the wake of the weteather yesterday across the delaware and lehigh valleys. and numbers in the upper 40s north and west of town, just 342 degrees below the freezing mark in the poconos. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan 3-d, it is dry and quiet and you notice this area of low pressure the one responsible for our rain yesterday. it's moving over into new england and the winds are around that are counterclockwise and we tap into that strong northwesterly wind today and it's blowing things around and the sustained wind speeds, 20 in philadelphia and 21 in dover with some higher gusts and i would expect this to continue as we go throughout the rest of the day. as we look at the day planner, numbers on our friday only in the upper 40s and lower 50s. 2:00, 54 and back down to 52 at 6:00 this evening. and mostly clear sky tonight
with temperatures in the middle to upper 40s. today is a hold on to your hat kind of friday temperatures only in the 50s and a weekend warm up, those details are coming up. >> thank you. in other news, jurors are now hearing closing arguments in the bridge gate trial. bridget kelly and bill baroni are facing charges for the bridge gate scandal. they were talking about an email from the month before 2013 lane closures, they claim that they thought the closures were part of a legitimate traffic studiy. back here the clock is ticking on a potential septa strike. the union is at odds over benefits and pay. and the workers will walk off the job just one week before
election day if a deal is not met. there are contingency plans in place to make sure everybody gets if polls. we are encouraging our churches to make their church vehicles available to get people to the polls and encouraging ride sharing and any possible way to get as many people to the polls as possible. >> if a strike were to happen, city buses, subways and trolleys would stop running and regional rail and patco would not be affected. >> a money call about possible suicidal man in juniata park section ended in gun fire last night. officers responded to the home of eleanor street just after 10:30 last night. a woman said the man had a knife and was trying to hurt himself. the officers saw the man and ordered to drop the weapon, when
he refused they used a taser. authorities reloaded the taser and stunned him again. >> the male became more agitated by that, and removed the prongs and at which point in time the officers began to retreat. once the suspect followed them outside with a knife and again refused to drop his weapon they fired a shot and the man is now in critical but stable condition. no officers were hurt and as is typical, the officers involved the officers are on administrative leave pending the outcome. and the search is on for an arsonist that set fires to cars in the kensington section of philadelphia. someone broke the windows and threw accelerants into the cars. from our delaware newsroom a
newcastle county staple is open after it was gutted by a fire on christmas eve. they are suing the person that made their oven due to be the cause of the fire that shut them down. the owner says it's a long road but is happy to be back in business. >> a long deal and it's yeah trying to get everything back to together and reorganized and put everything back into working condition and new roof and so on and so forth, and finally we have everybody back and we are baking and we feel like we are back at home again. >> they have served the newcastle area for more than 60 years. the man that hacked nude photos from celebrities is learning his sentence and he is going to federal prison. and a bachelor party turns into a rescue mission, how a group of friends rescued a stray
islamic state militants are reportedly using iraqi civilians as human shields. they say that irsis has forced iraqis out of their home. they say more than 2000 people have been killed. a man is going to federal prison for hacking the nude photos of 600 women including jennifer lawrence. a judge sentenced ryan colins to spend 18 months behind bars, the his lighter sentence is because of a plea greemagreement. the chief of police in dallas, texas, is calling it quits after a rough year including a deadly ambush on several of his officers. chief brown was honored yesterday and announced he would
step down last month after a sniper killed five officers during a rally in july. he was praised the way he han e handled the attack. he led the force in dallas for 33 years. another woman won a lawsuit saying that johnson & johnson baby powder caused
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the "action news" team is out working on news items for tonight at 4:00 s here is alicia vitarelli in our newsroom with a preview. >> reporter: coming up a celebrity stylist that has salons here in south jersey is known for making wigs for cancer patients, he is now facing a $5 million lawsuit. the name will sound familiar. martino cartier. a model claims he cut her skin while working on her hair. find out more about it. plus the freebie friday, free pizza in time for halloween. we are sending you to a fun, free pumpkin fest. coming up tonight. >> free pizza, my two favorite words. our "action news" special report at 11:00 focused on a $19,000 typo, a must see for
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>> stormtracker 6 live double scan you see it's dry and no issues with precipitation, we have a lot of wet weather across our region yesterday. the area of low pressure is moving on out and the winds of change are coming in on the backside, we'll show you the picture outside. sky 6 hd looking at the ben franklin bridge on this friday afternoon. sunshine and puffy cumulous clouds. 52 in philadelphia and 48 in allentown and 34 in the poconos. at the coast in cape may 54 degrees and the winds are blustery coming in from the northwest and gusting as high as 35 in philadelphia and gust of 32 miles per hour in wilmington i expect the gusts to continue throughout the day ranging from 30 to 40 miles per hour across the region. here is satellite 6 along with action radar you can see the area of low pressure over my shoulder. this was responsible forbe the wet weather in our region yesterday. we picked up .25 to .75 inch of
rain. the winds are still strong making for a chilly feeling for the day. here is the setup, it's chilly and high temperature of 57 degrees, we have one area of low pressure that is departing and high pressure that is to the ohio valley and we are sandwiched in between those two and deals with the blustery winds gusting 30 to 35 miles per hour. as we get into our weekend things start to turn around for the better if you like conditions on the mild side. we have the warm front lifting to the north and we tap into the warm southwesterly winds for the start of our weekend and it will be a nice mild surge of air with the temperature on saturday coming in at 72. another good weekend to do some leaf peeping across the delaware and lehigh valleys, checking out the fall foliage. tyler state park french creek state park are good places to do that.
it's chilly today and grab an extra layer, partly sunny and blustery and high of 57. saturday partly sunny and milder with temple at home. more clouds around on sunday in at 75 for a high but few showers are likely. and we are dry for halloween and all the trick or treaters, high temperature in at 60 but for trick or treating temperatures will be in the 50s. 66 on tuesday and warm again next wednesday 72 and sunny on thursday a high temperature of 64. >> tomorrow looking perfect. >> very nice. quick break and another half hour to go when we come right back.
"action news" at 12:30 continues. with rick willms, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again sara has the day off. and here are the stories we are following for you. a burglar broke into one of the oldest candy shops in old city. and also new measures are go into place to keep your security safe online. and we'll tell you where local police are beefing up local dui now, the details a teenager was able to escape and one who help after two masked men barged into his south philadelphia home. "ac