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days until election day and creates a lot more questions than it does answers. it is a very busy forty two afternoon. i'm brian taff. >> and i'm sharrie williams. the big story on "action news" is that revelation by the fbi that could throw a major wrench into an already contentious presidential campaign. let's get right to abc's marci gonzalez live in new york with the very latest. >> reporter: sharrie and brian, sources confirm that this probe is in connection to an unrelated criminal investigation into someone who was in contact with clinton while she was secretary of state. that he stress the e mates mails that were being reviewed were not sent by clinton and clinton's campaign manager has responded in part questioning the timing of this. just 11 days before the election the announcement creating shock waves, the fbi reopening the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mail use. director james comey
explaining in connection to an unrelated case the fbi has learned of the existence of e-mails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation this just months after the initial investigation into the former secretary of state's use of a private. mail account and server was closed. >> i see evidence of great carelessness but i do not see evidence that is sufficient to establish that secretary clinton or those with whom she was corresponding both talked about classified information on e-mail and knew when they did it they were doing something that was against the law. >> reporter: no comment yet from clinton on the trail today in iowa. her running mate tim kaine only with this to say. >> any comment on that fbi reopening the investigation. >> got to read a little more. >> reporter: while trump on stage in new hampshire wasted no time applauding the announcement. >> i have great respect for the fact that the fbi and the department of justice are now willing to have the courage to
right the horrible mistake that they made. >> reporter: and clinton's campaign director as we said just released a statement calling on the fbi to release the full details of what is now being examined writing "we are confident this will not provide -- produce any conclusions different from the one the fbi reached back in july." live in new york, marci gonzalez channel6 "action news." brian, back to you. >> an extraordinary development. thank you. republican running mate mike pence just wrapped up an afternoon campaign event in bucks county he he stepped onto the stage at pc mill work a manufacturing plant in bensalem just about one hour after news broke about the clinton e-mail investigation. many in the large crowd chanted lock her up as pence applauded the fbi for its decision. >> i know i speak on behalf of my running mate saying we commend the fbi for having the courage to reopen this case because no one is above the
law. >> all of this comes less than 24 hours after pence's campaign plane slid off the runway during a rainstorm at la guardia airport in new york. no one was hurt in that. the ntsb is investigating that incident. bill clinton will be campaigning at albright college in readington night. he is set to be at that event starting at 5:30. "action news" is there. we'll bring you a live report once things get under way. "action news" is ready to help you keep up with all the late e developments, they are constantly changing on the campaign trail. we'll be there every step of the way from now until election day. get breaking alerts from the trail by downloading our free 6abc news app. that's available right now on the apple and google play stores. >> ♪ >> returning now to the pennsylvania turnpike closure which is now going on nine hours as we said at the top of the newscast it is now expected to last through the evening rush. again, this was our breaking news story at the top. this all began around 7 o'clock this morning when a
dump truck tour down 14 wires in a construction zone. matt pelman now standing by in the traffic center to help get us around this mess. but first we start with "action news" reporter bob brooks who has been talking to frustrated drivers right there on the scene. bob. >> reporter: well, sharrie, it looks like somebody made a mistake. it's unfortunate but accidents do happen. the goal is to get it fixed and back up and running. you can see a new power line pole has been put up up on the scaffolding they're working on that and some of those power lines that fell onto the turnpike you can see they're being raised back up and attached but some still down there on the road and unfortunately we spoke with a lot of people who say this is a huge and convenience and you'll hear that. take a listen. when the pennsylvania turnpike closes both ways you know people are going have trouble. but missing your father's funeral, that's rough. >> we are leaving west chester, pennsylvania, trying to go to new york west chester
new york for my father's funeral. >> reporter: we met up with tom and his family at the delaware valley interchange. they were scrambling to find a way around the turnpike portion that was closed. at that point he was pretty upset. >> we'll never make it. >> reporter: the reason for the closure an honest mistake. a dump truck driver delivering a load left the truck up. he says the lack of a proper detour route from the turnpike commission compounded the set back. >> they told us to get off come down street road come up route 13 and get back on going east. we get to east and we can't get back on. >> he's not the only one who says that. >> we he were coming south and there was all signs saying alternate routes but it didn't say where you're going to get off. >> reporter: a closed turnpike means no pay and. >> the wheels don't turn we don't earn. >> reporter: in some cases routes were delayed hours. >> i'm about two and a half hours out of my way. >> reporter: we spotted big
rigs scrambling to get back on schedule. a big mess for you, hm? >> it is, it is. >> reporter: okay, another look here. crews working as quick as they can to get the turnpike reopened. now it's a miscommunication earlier that said we were told that the delawareville interchange was supposed to be opened and you could reenter the turnpike there. that was closed for the majority of the day. you heard some frustration from drivers but i have been told right now it is reopened. you can use it now to get back onto the turnpike. for now reporting live in bristol township bob brooks channel6 "action news." sharrie. >> such an unfortunate situation especially for that family trying to make it to the funeral. thanks bob. now we head over to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center and matt this is creating quite a mess for the friday rush. >> what frustrating day for so many people because so many people count on the pennsylvania turnpike and this afternoon it is completely out of commission through bucks county causing big backups because of the closure all eastbound traffic is being forced off at route one. that's the bensalem
interchange and approaching that closure point speeds are just in the teens at best coming east of willow grove. headed westbound in new jersey you're detoured off at 130 there in burlington county and then you can't use the turnpike connector bridge to get into pennsylvania. so, a lot of people are heading for the burlington bristol bridge. seeing some speeds around 4 miles an hour there on 130 through burlington as people try to get to the bbb. this afternoon i'm advising if you would normally use the pennsyania turnpike stay as far away as you can really. use route one the super highway especially if you're headed northbound. coming southbound speeds are in the teens through the langhorne area. 95 is another good option to get you into or from new jersey. they canceled the northbound construction this afternoon. that were out there earlier, picked up their cones early so that you can use 95 to get into new jersey there at the scudder falls bridge. that is a good option but the turnpike is completely out of commission. the burlington bristol bridge is packed all because of this
mess in bucks county this afternoon. in fairmount park kelly drive is closed an accident near lemon hill by boathouse row. use the mlk instead. parked in chester county on the westbound 30 bypass. earlier crash near 322 is gone but you can see it's still a stand still here in exton. we'll check this series of messes again brian and sharrie, in the next half hour. >> all right, matt thank you. and another mess here. two freight trains collided head on this morning in chester township delaware county. chopper six over the scene shortly after 8:30 this morning. csx says two employees were taken to the hospital with injuries but we don't have any information about their conditions right now. and investigators are trying to figure out how they ended up on the same tracks near kerlin street and concorde road. one of the trains was empty he at the time but the other was filled with consumer goods and food. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast this friday. >> all right. some calm in the weather department. meteorologist adam joseph now standing by under blue
cloudless skies. hey, adam if we have a pretty nice sky but still dealing with chilly wind that moved early this morning. the winds peeking over 35 miles an hour many locations including philadelphia atlantic city wilmington at 35 for trenton and just shy of that in allentown this afternoon. and with those colder winds numbers are well below average for this time of year sitting in the lower 50's for the lehigh valley and trenton, 56 right now in philadelphia, millville 59 in dover and the poconos it is just 38 degrees and a whole lot colder than that when you factor in that wind chill. high pressure coming in from the west, that's what brought the wind early today but that high will be settling across our region tomorrow and to the south so we'll relax the wind and we'll turn it out of the southwest with a pretty quiet weekend for the most part. for this evening friday night lights your high school football games, clear and chilly, northwesterly wind diminishes five to 10 miles an hour. kickoff in the 50's by the fourth quarter most of the games only in the mid 40's. weekend warmup is ahead and
then a halloween chill comes in so we'll continue to see those ups and downs day by day and the -- in the temperature department. we'll let you know how warm it gets and how it will be for the trick-or-treaters on monday in full accuweather forecast. >> adam thank you. the philadelphia 76ers apologized for that national anthem controversy. before wednesday's season opener the sixers presented sevyn streeter -- prevented sevyn streeter from singing ball the -- singing the anthem because she was wearing a jersey that you see right there that says we matter but today the team released a statement that reads in part "we are sorry that this happened. after receiving feedback from our players, basketball operations staff and ownership group we believe that the wrong decision was made and sevyn should have been welcome ed to sing. sixers head coach brett brown also expressed regret over the incident at practice today. >> we simply want to say that we apologize. we made a mistake and we want
to move on. >> now the team has invited streeter back to perform at any game of her choice. we are still waiting to hear her response. brian and sharrie. >> all right, we'll see if she takes them up on that offer in the future. >> thank you alicia. still ahead here on "action news" at 4:00 today a pennsylvania man who hacked his way into e-mail accounts for celebrities learns his fate. >> it's been months in the making. a well known delaware bakery recovers from a devastating fire. see their brand new renovations coming up. >> plus, local business owners turn up the heat on "shark tank." see why they say their spicy sauce is a worthy investment brand new at 4 o'clock today. >> ♪
plane there caught fire on the tarmac. that is an american airlines plane which says the incident involved flight 383 bound for miami that plane forced to abort takeoff after a blown tire but at some point a fire broke out in the engine on the right wing of that boeing 766. no word on any serious injuries right now but of course air traffic into and out of slicks o'hare airport a major airport is being affected this afternoon. we'll of course keep our eyes on this and bring you the very latest as we get it. >> heavy equipment is in place and ready to clean up the mess left by protestors opposed by that dakota access oil pipeline. this comes after a tense standoff and clashes that erupted last night. yesterday officers wearing riot gear moved in and removed hundreds of people. they had set up a roadblock and camp on private land that was owned by the developer of the actual pipeline.
the protestors have been in the area for weeks protesting the 1200-mile pipeline that is designed to carry oil from western north dakota to illinois. >> in west philadelphia, there are two sisters making sauces and marinades they are ready to introduce to the world. tonight they're bringing their homemade home grown flavors to the investors at abc's "shark tank" hoping they take a bite. >> hi, we're the beard sisters. >> for the beard sisters kelly and jorrae every single jar of their sauce is a family affair. joyce is their late mother. they say everyone in west philly knew her food. >> she was just famous for cooking. she would feed the entire neighborhoods. >> lulu bang that's an ode to their brother michael who passed away. >> his nickname was lulu bay. >> and the sisters say their sauce has a bang, a little kick. >> and our slogan is we bang
everything. 'cause you can use it on anything. >> their lulu bang line has four sauces from the original barbecue fusion. >> it's fused with a lot of herbs and spices and with our sauces we do not use fillers. it's mainly -- it's all sauce. >> the bourbon marinade. >> it's real bourbon in it. [laughter] >> 21 and up. all of the recipes are jorrae originals. >> kelly tasted it and said this is going to make me a million dollars one day. [laughter] >> could be. >> could be. >> could be. >> right now they sell them at about 200 wal-mart stores across the country he some local shop rites and online. every jar is handmade from the sauce down to the labels right here in west philly. >> we have here a 40-gallon kettle so we should make a ton of sauce for you guys. >> it is good. tonight they're asking the sharks for $150,000 and that will get them a 10 percent
share of their company he to help market their sauce and expand their reach and of course you can watch it tonight at 9 o'clock right here on 6abc. the ladies by the way also own a catering company and they are hosting a big watch party tonight and i got my fingers crossed for them. can't wait to see what happens, sharrie. >> yeah this food has my attention did you get an invite to the food watch party tonight. >> it's open to all. >> we'll meet there. >> i think we'll stick with food. one of delaware's favorite bakeries is back opened. early this morning cookie and sons reopened in elsmere for the first time since it was destroyed in a fire last christmas eve. the business is now suing the company that installed the oven which is believed to have caused the blaze. the owners spent the last several months rebuilding and is happy to get a fresh start. >> finally we got everybody back and we're baking and we fe like we're back at home again. >> they have served the new
castle county area for more than 60 years. >> our "action news" special report tonight at 11:00 focuses on a $19,000 typo. it's a must see for anyone who pays their bills online. here's troubleshooter nydia han way preview. >> one wrong key stroke launched a year long nightmare for this philadelphia couple. they say their typo resulted in a $19,000 overpayment to their utility. >> they clearly claim that they have our money. they just will not return it to us. >> the "action news" troubleshooter got to work. why not just provide a he refund check to your customer. >> so, there isn't a company around of any reputation that would do that. let me explain why. >> the explanation and conclusion tonight on channel6 "action news" at 11:00. >> sunshine outside but we're lingering in the 50's as we get a check of the accuweather forecast. >> cool and a biting wind out there too. meteorologist adam joseph joining us with the details. >> that wind will relax overnighter and switch direction first thing tomorrow
so we'll pump in very mild air for the weekend. we're looking live right now in easton pennsylvania up in the lehigh valley northampton county. lots of blue and this is an area where the fall foliage is peaking this coming weekend. in fact, as we take a look at the northeast and the midatlantic, we are past peek anywhere from the poconos all the way to the northern parts of new england and maine but locally here from the lehigh valley even the suburbs of philadelphia to the north and west it is peak over the next couple of days and moderate still through most of southern new jersey and delaware. we'll give that another week or so and it should be peaking down there. the places you want to do to do a little leaf peeping around the region on saturday and sunday given the really nice weather tyler state park is one spot you want to check out also french creek state park out near reading, beautiful park i've been there done live weather there before and nockamixon state park, northern parts of bucks county also a place you may want to check out saturday or sunday. locally temperatures are cool.
52 allentown, 54 in reading, 56 in wilmington. mid-50's all the way to the shore. winds are out of that northwesterly direction. they'll begin to relax once the sun sets but you can see a pretty clear sky. most of the cloud cover in new england with left overrain showers in northern parts of new hampshire and maine. tonight clear and chilly winds relax to four o 8 miles per hour but a chilly night. temperatures around freezing in the suburbs 41 degrees for center city and as we begin the weekend here on saturday, some pretty spectacular numbers. 70 in reading, 70 philadelphia, 71 in millville with a very mill he key -- milky sky. that mild southwesterly wind. as we go flood water seconds half of the weekends sunday morning it is a pretty mild start. 50 to 60's with a mixture of sun and clouds and we're still dealing with some sunshine here at 4 o'clock on sunday afternoon 76 as we spike close to near 80 possibly in a few
locations and we're still awaiting some showers to the north and west. they'll start to increase but not until around sunset or thereafter from the north. as we take a look at the four day at 4:00 forecast here a very warm weekend, breezy, mild tomorrow, dry of 70. and look at sunday. 80 degrees the second half of the weekend. most of the day is dry but late day showers coming in from the north and then it brings in a halloween chill around here, 60 on monday, 50's and 40's for the trick-or-treaters. it's dry and the clouds increase tuesday at 62 and then we'll watch those temperatures he -- go back up in the seven-day forecast. >> just when we thought we were done with the 80's. >> there could be another one. >> a party right here. >> thanks, adam. >> thank you. still ahead on "action news" this afternoon villanova's championship celebration continues. >> the newest way they're basking in the glory of victory. >> ♪ >> tons of fall and halloween freebies for you coming up in freebie friday.
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>> ♪ >> a lancaster man will be spending a year and a half in federal prison for hacking into celebrities e-mail accounts. ryan collins managed to get his hands on private information belonging to 600 women including nude photos and videos. actress jennifer lawrence and singer arianna grande are among the victims. collins sentencing was part of a plea deal he accepted in may. prosecutors say there was no evidence he posted any of that stolen content online. >> 10,000 philadelphia homes have been saved from for closure over the last eight years all thanks to a city program. occupied homes cannot be foreclosed upon without giving the owner a chance to have a court supervised meeting with the lender. today officials from the division of housing celebrated the 10,000 homes saved because of that policy. they say it has prevented homelessness and stabilized neighborhoods. villanova wildcats are continuing their ncaa championship celebration tonight. the team will raise their
national championship banner on campus during the team's annual hoops mania event. players will also be awarded their championship rings so we get a chance to see those. the wildcats will open their season with a home game against lafayette two weeks from today. there is much more to come in the next half hour of "action news" at 4:00. a delaware man has been arrested and charged with trying to abduct two preteens as they played in their neighborhood. >> and a man broke into a philadelphia shop that sells sweets and was caught on camera doing it. he details on that story and much more coming up next. >> ♪ "i have had a perfect record with the nra." and on women's health? "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would, i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey: does he really speak for you? majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising.
>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> 4:30 and "action news" continues now with developing news from the campaign trail today. just a short time ago the fbi director james comey dealt a potentially major setback to hillary clinton's pursuit of the presidency. >> comey told congress today that the fbi is now investigating new e-mails which raises the specter it may reopen the criminal investigation of that democratic nominee for president. those e-mails were reportedly discovered during the sexting probe of disgraced congressman anthony weiner. now that announcement with just 11 days to go until election day presents what could be major hurdle to what will be clinton's surging campaign. at a rally in iowa she did not
address the controversy. her spokesman said the campaign is not considered with the development and her rival donald trump sounded off. >> hillary clinton's corruption is on a scale we have never seen before. we must not let her take her criminal scheme into the oval office. >> now in his letter to congress director comey said the fbi has not yet determined if the new e-mails amount to anything criminal but he also said it could take months before that determination is ultimately made. >> in the past 30 minutes the hillary clinton campaign released a statement. hill lower for america chairman john podesta wrote in part "it is extraordinary that we would see something like this just 11 delays out from a presidential election. the director owes it to the american people to immediately
provide the full details of what he is now examining. we are confident this will not produce any conclusions different from the one the fbi reached in july ." >> other news this afternoon in new castle county a man is charged with trying to kidnap two children in newark wednesday afternoon. police say joseph kriger attempted to abbucket the kids who were playing outside near east edgewater way. investigators say kriger was in a vehicle at the time and never had any physical contact with the children. he was arrested at his home on hartford road yesterday. >> investigators are looking for an arsonist who set fire to three cars in philadelphia. someone smashed the driver's side windows and then threw some sort of accelerant into the vehicle. the damage was discovered around 2 o'clock this morning on the 3000 block of coral street in kensington. the fire marshal is working to determine exactly what sparked the fires while police are working to establish a motive.
langhorne car dealership is cleaning up the mess from a van that crashed into the front window. police are trying to determine why the driver lost control this morning. the vehicle slammed into reedman toll auto world on the 1600 block of east lincoln highway. no one was hurt. but a dealership showroom as you can see is now heavily damaged. >> a burglar thought he was covering his tracks when he he broke into a philadelphia confectionary shop but was dealt a not so sweet surprise. police say the suspect forced over the back door on market street in olde city back on september 28th. well the burglar took cash, laptops and managed to steal one of the store's security systems. but these images were captured by a second surveillance system that was in the store and he was apparently unaware of. if you have any information about who this man is, you are asked to contact police. >> all right, meteorologist adam joseph joining us now and let's talk about the weekend shall we he. >> let's talk about it. it's going to be pretty nice
especially if you like those really warm temperature. we'll get a quick turn around in the next 24 hours. right now it's chilly at 56 degrees, high clouds sharing the sky with a bunch of blue, dewpoint very low, dry air 29, winds out of the northwest sustained 18 still gusting over 20 miles an hour at times but that will be relaxing overnight tonight and then atlantic city you can see that blue ocean which is pretty cold now, 60 degrees. the camera bouncing a bit there with that west-northwesterly wind at 20 miles an hour. the temperature there pretty similar to the city because they have a land breeze not a sea breeze at 57 degrees. but you can see waiting in the wings this summer-like air. omaha 82, wichita 81, atlanta 83 degrees and a piece of that will be working up into the midatlantic region so we'll talk about just how warm it gets here saturday and sunday. and there will be a little bit of rain before the weekend ends. we'll have the timing on that and let you know about halloween as well. lots to talk about in full
accuweather seven-day forecast. >> always eventful. >> uh-huh. >> adam thank you. stick with 6abc.com/weather for the very latest right through the weekend. rely on storm tracker6 live radar for the exact timing of the rain and use twitter and facebook to stay connected with each of our expert meteorologists and get their forecast updates. >> this fall season has many looking ahead to thanksgiving and making sure families in the delaware valley have food to eat. delaware county officials and employees rolled up their sleeves to unload thousands of pounds of food. it's being stocked on the shelves at saint paul's methodist church in chester. food has been collected throughout the county in various locations and the food drive it will continue through november 18th. the second and final food pickup and delivery will be november 18th at the first you'd methodist church in media. students explored their post graduation options today at delcastle technical high school in marshallton delaware. representatives from dozens of
businesses came to the school to speak with the teenagers about potential job opportunities. this was the school's second annual college and career readiness fair. >> a 12-year-old in new jersey now has to be home schooled after suffering a serious injury at a school hallway and now his mom is looking for some answers from school officials. >> "action news" anchor rick williams live in the news room now with more on this story. hi, rick. >> hi sharrie and brian. that's right. it was horseplay gone wrong at grace dunn middle school in trenton new jersey. a 12-year-old child got his finger caught in a locker. now part of that finger is gone for good. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has that child's story and the help his mom is now seeking coming up tonight at 5:: also coming up, trick-or-treating sure to be the plan for many parents and kids this weekend but food allergies can put a damper on the holiday. coming up in health check ali gorman has tips to make sure you and your family stay safe. just some of the stories we're covering for you when we see
you in just a little bit on "action news" at 5 o'clock. brian and sharrie see you in a little bit. >> rick thank you. turning back to the campaign trail governor mike pence donald trump's running mate campaigned earlier today in bucks county. >> "action news" reporter john rawlins was right there with him in bensalem with that story. john. >> reporter: hi, guys. well, it was quite a rally here. it was held in a large factory complex hence the loading dock behind me here when that news of the fbi probe reopening into the clinton e-mail server, well, that just electrified the audience to say the least. it took mike pence about five minutes to get to the breaking news. the fbi reopening the investigation into clinton's e-mail. >> the director of the fbi james comey this afternoon just sent a letter to the congress reopening the investigation against little hill and her private e-mail server. >> reporter: the crowd went wild. he though clinton still poll
five to 7 percent republicans had been buoyed by hearing from real clear politics still considers pennsylvania as toup. it's a must win for the gop. pence told the faithful he and trump commended the fbi for he reopening the probe and then. >> we call on the fbi to immediately release all the e-mails pertinent to their reopened investigation the american people have a right to know and they have a right to know before election day. >> reporter: as they exited the rally, the fired up trump pence supporters clearly upbeat about the fbi announcement. >> good news because you guys the liberal media always cover things up. it's about time you guys tell the truth. >> reporter: could it sway the election to trump's advantage. >> i wish this h happened few weeks ago, you know, as this -- is this comey's last minute apology to america for selling us down the river? i mean, with 10 days -- you know, it takes a lot of time for facts to settle into the
heads of the american public. i hope it will. it should. >> reporter: well, pennsylvania a very busy place these days in terms of presidential politics. mr. pence was here in bensalem. bill clinton was in western pennsylvania, though he ends up in reading this evening and vice presidential candidate from the democratic party tim kaine is expected to be in newtown and allentown today. live in ben sail -- bensalem john rawlins. back to you. >> philadelphia schools finding new ways to make a day for students healthier. mayor jim kenney visited william cramp elementary one of nine schools selected to be part of the left lane thee schools initiative. focusing on nutrition and improving the quality of the drinking water. one way of doing all of that is with a water pure if i go machine you see right there. >> still much more to come on "action news." he climbed all the way to the top of the george washington bridge only to be met by police ready for him with
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the victims from that accident. the thunder river rapids ride at the dream world theme park malfunctioned and two rafts collided. one overturned and trapped the victims against a conveyor belt. dream world has been closed as a crime scene since that accident happened. >> traffic is moving once again on the nation's busiest bridge after police removed a trespasser. a man was able to climb to the top of the tower on the new jersey side of the george washington bridge during the morning commute. now the upper lanes collected
fort lee he to new york were reopened after police finally got the guy. it's unclear at this point why he did this but this is the seconds incident on that bridge this week. on wednesday protestors chained themselves together and blocked traffic. >> ♪ >> big talkers now and around here many people know the name martino cartier a celebrity stylist and philanthropist known for creating wigs for cancer patients. right now the south jersey hairdresser and wigs for wishes creator is facing a steep lawsuit to the tune of $5 million. here's why. here's why it's a talker. this is michelle a model who claims mar tino cut her neck while she was getting a haircut as part of a public demonstration. her $5 million suit claims she suffered pain shock and mental anguish and that he left her with a scar from those scissors. today cartier responded saying that he's looking forward to
addressing these allegations in court and also saying in part "in the meantime i will continue to engage in my passion as a stylist and will continue to work to grant wishes for sick children and wiggings -- wigs for women and young girls battling cancer." for disney lovers everywhere let's face it. it's any other happily ever after until we see the villians meet their fate like mother gothel in tangle. social media is obsessed with one artist's hauntingly realistic take on the wicked images like jaafar from aladdin. the artist is posting his work on his instagram account. people are loving it. he's famous for his renderings of the disney princesses and princes and now he took on the bad guys and gals. he paints each one digitally by land in photoshop.
check outella deville. he uses photos to bring his wildly viral villains to wife like that creep hans. aren't these great. they're on instagram. >> he does look a little guilty in that picture. >> pretty cool. >> we know what happens at the end that of movie he. >> don't spoil it. >> looking forward to the sequel. >> alicia thanks very much. let's get another check on the roads right now. >> matt pelman standing by with the update for us on a friday. hey, matt. >> we have a couple roads that are villains this afternoon and a lot of poor unfortunate souls stuck in the backlogs because those roads are closed like the pennsylvania turnpike brian and sharrie still shut down in bucks and burlington counties right at the connector bridge. no traffic getting through westbound. eastbound it's blocked at bensalem and you can see just 9 miles per hour as you come east of willow grove and approach the closure point. all because of those downed
wires that were mode down by the truck at about 7 o'clock this morning. so, at this point the turnpike is closed. a lot of people are using the burlington bristol bridge to make the crossing over the delaware river but speeds there not so good. just 4 miles per hour. i've been saying stay farther away if you can like on route one although he there we are seeing a lot of slow patches now. 95 looks pretty good. if you can use 95 up to the scudder falls bridge they packed up the northbound construction there early today so that would be a good bet for you. route one would also work but it is starting to get busy there on one. and we have other issues. an overturned trailer here in king of prussia on the westbound schuylkill expressway. trailer appears to have some cars on the back of it. they've got the local lanes mostly blocked. just the shoulder is getting by. westbound coming away from the blue route it's jammed solid. kelly drive is still closed, whiched to boathouse row. stay over on the mlk to get around that. inhe lehigh valley there was a crash on 78 westbound appears to be clearing out now but still slowing as you come west of the northeast extension there in upper
macungie and then 96th street bridge into stone harbor is closed as of today. some structural deficiencies with there bridge. to get into stone harbor head into avalon or wildwood and work your way into town. you got to get to maribelo's for dinner. >> we'll find a way. >> still ahead here at 4 o'clock today we'll get the forecast for your weekends ahead and biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty -
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space near mullica hill. they had up to four weeks to build their machines following of course some strict guidelines. >> that looks like so much fun. >> fun smashing things. >> yes. >> yeah. >> adam thanks. let's talk about the weekend here because it's going to be really nice. >> let's do there because it's going to be really beautiful almost start to finish. showers by the end of the weekend but overall 90 percent of the weekend dry and mild. as we take a look at the action cam in center city overlooking the interior parts of city hall you can see that deep blue sky just some cumulus clouds at times and if you were in center city today you were definitely wind whipped as it kind of funneled and tunneled through the curves and between the buildings of center city when you have winds of over 30 to 40 miles an hour. as we look at storm tracker6 live double scan no precipitation whatsoever and again the good or the majority of the weekend good clunk of it so to speak looks to be dry. 52 in trenton, same for allentown so very cool no
matter where you are. 56 in wilmington. 56 in millville and just up are 30's for the poconos at the present time. those winds starting to come down a little bit but it's still rather brisk out there. 18 miles an hour in philadelphia, 24 wilmington and the atlantic city airport and the poconos 14 miles an hour so with that air temperature of 38 at times feeling like the 20's up in the poconos this afternoon. it's all because of low pressure in new england that brought the rain yesterday. it's winding itself up north of boston so with the low here and the high position to our south and west we're between the two so you get that wind to come in out of that northwesterly direction but again, it's a drying wind, really kind of voiding the area of clouds through the majority of the afternoon. but for tonight those temperatures do tumble back to near freezing for the lehigh valley. just above it in reading at 34. 41 philadelphia. 37 to 38 wilmington around millville and lower 40's at the shore as throws winds relax between about four and 8 miles an hour.
the setup here for saturday, we're going have high pressure to the south, winds cranking clockwise so ahead of the next front and the high to the south a milder southwesterly wind up to 70 degrees with a milky sky. the front still sits to the north here on sunday so we'll continue to pull in that southerly wind cranking it up to near 80 degrees which is 1 degree shy of the record here in 1946 and very late in the day as the front settles in we could see some showers to end the day on sunday but right now it looks very late. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast breezy milder 70. again most of the day sunday it is warm. watch for that late showers coming in from the north to the south 80 degrees. halloween chill 60 but a lot of sun behind that front on monday for trick-or-treaters. partly cloudy and cool and calm with temperatures around mid-50's to start by 8 o'clock, 50 degrees and then beyond that a lot of clouds on tuesday, 62. and then very pleasant wednesday, back up to
70 degrees and staying a little bit above average at the end of the wet next week the next chance for some showers come on friday, so if that front was to slip in here on sunday temperatures would be in the 60's but it should stay just far enough to the north that we get a surge of warmth here the second half of the weekend. >> and we eke out a nice halloween. >> yes. >> that too. awesome adam. thank you. in just a few short hours the dover police department will hold its first ever save trick-or-treat event from 6:00 to 7:30 this evening families are welcome to bring their kids to collect goodies on the streets surrounding legislative mall in dover. police cars local businesses and more will have spaces set aside just for trick-or-treating and there will be a halloween parade and costume contest at that event as well. lots of fun. >> good
community event there. speaking of halloween we've got some free fun and treats for the holidays coming up next in freebie friday.
>> all right everyone it is freebie friday and we have tons of fun on tap for you. very autumnal and of course halloween related. tomorrow is the annual south street pumpkin fest in philadelphia. free pumpkin decorating hayrides music costume contests and a magic show and so much more and of course there's trick-or-treating. it gets started at noon with free events all day and all night. we have a link to that information. in fishtown right now through 7 o'clock tonight there's free pizza. the newest location of slice in fishtown on east girard avenue is inviting people to try free slices of their signature favorites and also new fishtown exclusive pies. if you're watching this finish watching this and then run out and get it. okay. in terms of halloween, get those costumes ready. at krispy kreme stores on monday on halloween you will get the free doughnut of your choice, the zombie doughnut included if you show up in
costume. no purchase necessary. totally free. at ihop also on monday kids 12 and under get a free scary face pancake to decorate. michael's craft stores having a fun event all weekend long saturday and sunday. it's called monster bash. from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. you get a treat bag. there's costume parades face painting and so much more all kinds of festivities happening. and then finally love this one, on halloween itself monday, kids in costume will get 50 free tickets at chuck e cheese's all throws freebies right now on 6abc.com. have a great weekend you guys. >> you too alicia. finally at 4:00 carving pumpkins is a typical halloween event but have you ever seen it done under water? visitors to flake's aquarium at fort fisher were entertained by these scuba divers carving pumpkins right there under the sea. and they're finished products were pretty good. in addition to the under water
show the aquarium also allowed the little guests in costumes to trick-or-treat there as well. >> i have a hard enough time doing it on my kitchen table. >> not easy. >> that will do it for "action news at 4:00 for sharrie williams alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. hope you'll join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers tonight and every flight for a full hour of "action news at at 10:00 on phl 17. >> rick williams and monica malpass are coming up with "action news" at 5:00 next.
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going live to reading now and that's where former president bill clinton will campaign for his wife in about an hour or so. so far there's been little response from the clinton camp except from campaign chairman john podesta who called on the fbi to provide more information. >> republicans continue their push for pennsylvania today. mike pence spent the afternoon in bensalem bucks county and dr. benn carson focused on rallying city support for republican nominee donald trump he held this rally today in west philadelphia. that as trump applauded the fbi for having "the courage to right the horrible mistake that they made." we'll of course be following the fallout from this announcement from the fbi throughout the newscast for you. david muir will have more coming up on "world news tonight" at 6:30 right after "action news at 6:00. >> we are also following two developing stories tonight. both are tying up modes of transportation before a busy holiday weekend. >> first to chicago's o'hare international airport. one of the busiest in the country.