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"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. "action news" reporter, gray
hall, spoke to the store clerk that helped the teenager. >> it was a terrifying situation for this family in south philadelphia. when crooks targeted their home and despite this frightening situation there were no serious injuri injuries. >> it was a living nightmare. police say that arms men one armed with a gun barged in at 1:00 a.m. and a 13-year-old sleeping downstairs came face-to-face and they zip tied him and ran to the basement. he ran down the street with no shoes and ran into the 7-eleven and asked the clerk to call police. >> he was shaken up and bleeding and ran two blocks barefooted and needed help, there were people tied up at his house and was chained to a pipe in the basement. >> the teen was not seriously
injured but cut his feet when he escaped. the store clerk was the safety of the teenager. >> wanted to make sure nobody followed him to the store and was still in danger and then i did what i had to do to help him out. >> neighbors are shaken and they say they plan to increase security. >> i do sleep with an ice axe by my bed. >> there is no good description of those suspects, the criminals did not get away with anything. the family declined to talk on family but grateful the 15-year-old will be okay. >> he had dirt all over him and cuts on his feet. and had a band on his arm, that police use to lock people up when they run out of handcuffs. >> we can tell that you police are reviewing surveillance video and we know that at least one neighbor living nearby had a surveillance system it's not
clear what that captured. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> downed miles per hour lines are creating a driving nightmare for people on the pennsylvania turnpike. lanes are shut town at bensalem and bristol township. video shows the dump truck with the bed raised underneath the wires, no word when the lanes will be reopen today. delaware county officials are investigating the crashing of two freight trains, on curlin street and concourse road in chester. two employees were transported to the hospital for medical attention. csx authorities are assessing the damage to the trains and say there was no hazardous materials involved in the crash and no immediate word why the trains were on the same track in the first place. >> now, turning to weather,
another seasonably cool day to end your work week. we look live at sky 6 hd and the ben franklin bridge blue skies and cloud cover and the sun is shining though and the wind is whipping around as well. what will it do for this weekend. it could be a nice one to be outside. melissa magee is outside on the terrace with the accuweather forecast. >> hi there rick, the sun is deceiving on this friday because we have the blustery wind out of the northwest. in the city just 52, and 48 in allentown and 49 for reading and lancaster. beach haven 54. and we have the area of low pressure over northern sections of new england heading into maine and canada and that was responsible for the wet weather we had in our region yesterday but the winds on the backside, coming in from the northwest. the current gusts across the region we are gusting as high as
30 miles per hour for both philadelphia and millville. a gust of 32 miles per hour in wilmington as high as 29 miles per hour in the poconos and this will continue as we go throughout the rest of the day. future tracker 6 showing you 3:30 later on temperatures max out in the middle to upper 50s along the delaware and lehigh valleys. and tomorrow morning a chilly start with numbers in the 30s and 40s, but we have a rebound in our temperatures saturday afternoon. the wind shifts and turns more southwesterly tomorrow and we'll max out in the upper 60s and lower 70s across a good portion of our viewing area. here is the call from accuweather over the weekend, sunshine and clouds and we have the mild southwest wind flow and a high temperature coming in in the lower 70s and sunday warm and a couple of afternoon showers to track and otherwise temperatures will be in the middle and upper 70s. coming up we take a closer look at the forecast a nice warming trend. and a preview of what to expect
for halloween and the trick or treaters. >> thank you melissa. this reminder stay with 6abc.com/weather for the latest for the weekend. rely on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar to track the chance of rain on sunday and twitter and facebook to stay connected with our meteorologists and get their forecast updates. breaking news now. the philadelphia 76ers just released an apology following the national anthem controversy that made headlines this week. seven streeter was yanked from her national anthem performance because she wore a shirt that said "we matter" today they released a statement that says in part, we are sorry that this happened. after a receiving feedback from our players, basketball operation staff and ownership group, we believe the wrongstition was made and seven
should have been welcomed to sing. we apologize to her and we reached out to offer her an opportunity to return and perform at another game of her choice. >> in other news investigators are looking for the thief that broke into one of the country's oldest candy stores it show the man walking around shane in old city. the suspect was able to get away with laptops and money and one of the store's security systems. the crime happened in september. the search continues for the people wanted for two smash and grabs this week in philadelphia and police believe the crimes were committed by the same people. three people wearing masks and hoodies, used a hammer to smash a display case until macy's. they stole watches, they had a
mercedes the same used at boyds. and a kidnapping in new cast the county, delaware. on wednesday joseph cragger tried to take two preteen children playing on east edge way and clipper court. he remained in his car and did not have physical contact with the victims. presidential politics now, the election just over a week away and vice presidential candidate and indiana governor mike pence is back on the campaign trail-his plane slid off the runway in new york last night. marcy gonzales has the latest. >> reporter: hi rick, well trump is campaigning in new hampshire, maine and all important swing state of iowa where clinton is making two stops today as this
race gets tighter. >> she doesn't believe it -- >> hillary clinton's lead narrowing finding among likely voters 48% say clinton and 44% say they are backing donald trump. the republican candidate feeling confident campaigning in ohio last night. thinking to myself right now, we should just cancel the election and just give it to trump right? >> with just 11 days until the election, a close call on the trail, trump's running mate mike pence's jet running off the runway last night. discussing that scare on gma this morning and the financial disparity between the two campaigns. clinton left with $62 million and trump with just $16 million. and telling fox news he will add to that writing a check to his campaign 10 million there's. >> the strength of this campaign
is not dollars and cents but the american people, they are who is rallying behind donald trump's message. >> and clinton's message getting a boost from first lady, michelle obama. >> more than barack and bill, and she is absolutely ready to be commander and chief on day one. and yes she happens to be a woman. >> as the democratic candidate continues on the trail today focusing on womens rights. >> and politico is reporting that clinton has joe biden at the top of her short list to be secretary of state if she is elected president. >> back to you. >> back here police in delaware are cracking down on drunk drivers this weekend and more than 100 police officers will be on patrol in wilmington, bear and rehbo only beach looking for drunk drivers and conducting
nummous check points. there has been more than 3,000 dui arrests in delaware so far this year. there is more ahead on "action news" at 12:30. the u.s.'s most famed gymnastic coaches are facing action today we'll tell you what they are accused of doing. and a bachelor party took an unexpected turn and became a puppy rescue mission. we have the happy ending when we come back. biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty -
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amy robach has more on the adoption story. >> reporter: when you think more about bachelor party puppies are not the first thing that comes into your mind. >> the beer fund turned into a puppy food fund. >> a stranger crashed their party, we are cooking bacon with the front door wide open and we look over and there is a dog sitting at our front door. >> those eyes stealing their hearts and annie needs their help. she looked very skinny, you could see all of her ribs, she was sniffing the bacon pretty good. after nursing annie back to health she kept guarding the woods. >> there was one puppy after another, and they pulled out seven little puppies all covered
in dirt and fleas. their hearts melted. they took the little ones inside for brotherly love. eight guys and eight dog going back to michigan. >> a great story. still ahead on "action news" at another check of the weekend forecast as we look live outside sky 6 hd showing you a pretty picture from atlantic city. melissa magee has an update from accuweather when we come right back. turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. a pill taken just once in the morning, invokana® is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. in fact, it's been proven to be more effective at lowering a1c than januvia.
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stormtracker 6 live double scan radar you see it's dry and no major issues with precipitation and we got rid of the wet weather yesterday and last night and now it's chilly on our friday, we'll show you the picture outside. sky 6 hd looking at a shot of the the center city skyline and sunshine and bright blue sky with a couple of clouds around and it's partly cloudy through the rest of the afternoon. chilly only 52 in philadelphia and the dew point at 32 and pressure 30.20 on the rise, and winds from the west northwest today. this is key at 0 miles per hour. and we are also finding higher gusts across the region. north and west of town only in the 40s, 49 for slatington and fleet wood 40 and 49 in warrington and center city lower 50s and 53 in chester. new jersey, 54 in vineland, 54 for cinnaminson and lower 50s for ewing. here is the issue, the winds are
blustery and we have gusts as high as 30 miles per hour in philadelphia and sustained wind of 13 miles per hour in the poconos and 20 miles per hour for both wilmington and dover at this hour. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have the area of low pressure this is responsible for the wet weather we had across our area yesterday lifting to the north and east and winds on the backside from the northwesterly direction than cools us down quite nicely for the end of the work week. partly sunny and blustery and high temperature close to 57 and winds close to 40 miles per hour. overnight tonight mainly clear and killy, tropping down to 41 degrees in philadelphia and 30s north and west of town. as we head into the weekend it's all about the football as temple will be at home at 3:30 tomorrow afternoon and clouds and sun and breezy and the kickoff temperature is 71 degrees, and the fourth quarter 67.
a nice southerly wind for the weekend. fall foliage we'll check it out across the region. past color in the poconos but peaking right now in philadelphia and areas to the north and west. and we find moderate color now down across south jersey and also into delaware. here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast partly sunny and blustery a high temperature of 57, partly sunny and milder on saturday with a high temperature of 72. more clouds around and 75. and the front moves on through that is not bad for the month of october. for halloween, partly sunny and looking dry and high temperature of 60. if you start your trick or treating in the evening, temperatures are only in the 50s by then. tuesday seasonable and nice with a high of 66 and warming up on wednesday with a high of 72 and next thursday, sunny and still nice high temperature of 64. chilly today but nice recovery tomorrow. >> thank you melissa again.
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cape may. it gets better as we get into saturday. a high temperature of 72 degrees tomorrow and that blustery wind is around today. >> thank you melissa. here is a look at stories coming up on "action news" at beginning at 4:00. a well known hair stylists with salons in south jersey is known for his charitable work, and now facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. the claims against him and his response. coming up today at 4:00. that does it for "action news" at noon. and don't forget to join us at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. for david murphy and sara bloomquist i'm rick williams have a nice friday we'll see you a little bit later.
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