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"action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist, melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist and walter perez. sunday night, police investigate a paint ball attack a block from temple's campus. also twin brothers are both struck with one bullet, during a fight outside a club in the crescentville section of the city. but the big story on "action
news" is severe thunderstorms moving through our area. >> lets get right over to meteorologist melissa magee with your first check of the accu weather forecast, melissa. >> sarah and walter we had warmth overhead and clashing with the cold front moving on through. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. you can see moisture along 95 corridor and areas north and west. we are tracking those showers and storms. in fact national weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning that stays up until 6:30 this evening. we are calling for gusts to 60 e showers and storms that move on through, wind, abe also, hail as well. so for langhorne, down to bensalem, philadelphia included in that, drexel hill, chester and in wilmington. this is until 6:30. as we move east at 40 miles an hour, so quickly racing over into portions of jersey. straight level storm tracker six you can see heavy pockets of rain there willow grove, same thing in jenkintown, traveling on i-76 between norristown and also to media we are dealing with those showers and 75 lightening
strikes, within the past 15 minutes as this activity moves on through. why the showers and storms? it was receipt i warm for this day in october, we had a high of 79. right now we are coming in at 75 in the city. sixty-one allentown. we have rain cooled air. 73 degrees in millville. we are talking about what we can expect in the short term. we're tracking downpours and gusty showers and storms. heaviest timetable looks to be now right until about eight or 9:00 o'clock and then end by late evening making for a much cooler day for hon, for all of the trick or treaters, on halloween. we will look at your exclusive accu weather forecast, back to you. septa and workers returned to the bargaining table today as workers prepared to go on strike. >> negotiations resumed today but clock is ticking towards the deadline. midnight tomorrow night more than 5,000 workers could walk off the job shutting down trolleys, subways and buses. >> "action news" report earth janet reyes is live in center city with the very latest on the ongoing contract talks,
janet? >> reporter: well, sarah and walter those talks continue, here today at sheraton in center city. this is after negotiations ended abruptly yesterday. >> i am thinking there need to be something more but i just wish they would be like coming up and everything, you know, people get you working and school that you know, they can work it out. >> tonight, frustration is building, for septa riders who are nervously waiting for transit system and union workers to come to an agreement before monday night deadline. >> it is very frustrating. >> reporter: saturday union and septa official spent the day trying to come to an agreement, talks abruptly ended in what one source described as tense negotiations. at issues are health care, pension and none in economic issues such as schedules, break time and driver fatigue. union's contract end monday at midnight, and that 12:01 on tuesday a massive strike would begin that would impact over
400,000 riders, buses, trolleys and subway riders, who shut down regional lines would not be impact. >> because if we don't have the buses we can't get to school. >> reporter: this rider uses bus to get to school. she said her mom would have to adjust her schedule to take her. >> it is frustrating because earlier my mom have to work and i to have get to school. >> reporter: while some supervise union workers. >> it is very frustrating, very frustrating. >> you know, they should get it. i just hope they can work it out. >> reporter: others say they are fed up. >> they need to stop using septa, period. >> reporter: 50,000 students, depend on septa to get to and from school, we're told that the district is working on a contingency plan in case is there major service disruption
coming tuesday. janet reyes for channel six "action news". thank you. as that strike deadline fast a roaches, stay with "action news" and six abc.com for latest updates on the negotiations, and all of the information that you need to know, to get around the strike, does happen. developing right now from north philadelphia, near temple university campus where someone opened fire with a paint ball gun from a building. "action news" reporter christie ileto has details. >> reporter: if you look close liz you can still see remnants of the pink paint ball that was fired from across the street. now many residents say that they didn't want to talk on camera but they are advised that something like this has happened and that this happened blocks from temple university's campus and many students we spoke with said this issue is ongoing. our cameras were rolling as police, took this teen in custody after they received multiple reports someone was firing paint balls. outside their window on diamond, on sunday afternoon.
>> shooting a paint ball gun outside the window. >> it is surprise ago this it happened on a day where it is busy out. >> it happened. >> reporter: temple students travis says, that this, this isn't new to the area. >> i was walking down this 16th street, past school and i heard like people yelling about paint balls, and paint ball guns, and i was walking through the street and i saw this on her face. >> reporter: so what happened here this afternoon doesn't surprise you. >> no. >> reporter: this comes about a week after police arrested four juveniles for what they compared to a flash mob that attacked on temple near campus. earlier this month, in happened in west philadelphia trying to track person firing pellets and paint balls at the pedestrians near 52nd and jefferson. still. >> i guess it is halloween, coming up, a lot of people have pranks. >> reporter: temple police did put out an alert earlier today that this was happening. we know one person was grazed by a paint ball, but they are expected to be okay. reporting from north philadelphia, christie ileto
for channel six "action news". and more developing news right now a body wrapped in the blanket was discovered in fairmount park, this afternoon. the body was discovered by a passerby, along the 2400 block of reservoir drive, around 2:30. so badly decomposed we're told police are not totally sure of the gender. investigators won't be able to determine more about the the cause of the death until an autopsy is completed. investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that left one person dead this morning, here in northeast philadelphia. the fire broke out around 6:00 t building on the 2300 block have of treemont street. it was placed under control a short time later. one resident did not survive. we do not the know victim's identity or why he or she could not escape the flames. a man is dead and twin brother critically injured after a shooting earlier this morning, in the city's crescentville section. police say the shooting stemmed from an argument outside a club on adams street. investigators say both brothers were struck wye the same bullet. "action news" reporter bob
brooks has more. >> reporter: just before 5:00 a.m. decks say that two victims were shot, brothers, twins in fact, cord to go multiple sources. it is horrible news, out of crescentville but according to antoinette bail hoy was next door to the scene it is news, that is not surprising. >> it is scary to hear that there was a shooting. >> well, to be honest, no. >> reporter: why not. >> because we have it all the time. >> reporter: family asked this isn't the first time she has had something like this happening again there and it won't be the last. her grand kids and nieces are not aloud out there at night. >> once streetlights are on, they are inside. >> reporter: twins were standing outside when suspect approached them in the lot. suspect fired an initial shot into the air, and then pistol whipped the brothers. then he fired at them. accord together detectives, one bullet, single bullet was fired striking first brother in his chest fatally. passing through him and then hitting his brother behind him
in the stomach. police say a reason was an argument that spun out of control. both brothers were rushed to einstein hospital. first brother shot was pronounced dead shortly after arriving. the second, was undergoing surgery and is in critical condition. >> we're told by detective this whole thing was caught on tape or waiting to that are video and hopefully a description of however pulled the trigger. reporting from crescentville, bob brooks, channel six "action news". crews are on the scene of the gas leak in south philadelphia, and it happened when a car struck the comcast building there around 1:30 this afternoon at intersection of the south columbus boulevard, and reid street. pgw crews are still working to repair the lines, several people were evacuated as a recaution. sports now the eagles are getting ready for rhyme time. nfc east showdown against dallas cowboys. >> jeff skversky joins us live from at&t stadium in arlington texas with the preview, hi there, jeff. >> reporter: hi, guys, what a game this would be tonight, eagles and cowboys for first
place. eagles have won more games in the cowboys new home, then any other visiting team, in the nfl. lets take a lot eagles head coach doug pederson and team arriving in the last 30 minutes. it is a storied rivalry this is 115 meeting between cowboys and eagles but first ever, between two rookie quarterbacks. making that start tonight. this is a big one for carson wentz and company to knock off the cowboys and get in first place. dallas is hottest team in the nfl. they have won five straight. >> i know how much this means to the city and how much it means to these fans. there is a lot of excitement. this is eagles football. definite the liz this week i recognize. that we embrace all of the hype that is the cowboys and it is on the road, it is a division. you know, all of that we embrace it because that is what it is. >> i would be lying if i said emotions weren't going to be different going in a game like this we play against this team twice a year with meaningful games and i think emotions are
a lot higher during games like this. >> reporter: eagles have won three straight down here including last years walk off overtime win by jordan matthews who says playing here does not feel like a road game, because is there so many crazy eagles fans in the house, there is a giant video screen, is there so much going on he said sometimes cowboys forget to guard him. jordan matthews has been eating up dallas. hopefully he will continue that trend tonight. we will have much more in sports. we're live in arlington, texas jeff skversky channel six "action news". >> thanks, jeff. >> there is much more to come on "action news", presidential campaign with yet again lined through our region this week. mrs. trump is here to speak since the rnc. philly fanatic help youngsters celebrate halloween a day early. jamie apody has more on the eagles hatch up against dallas when "action news" comes right back.
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will be in philadelphia this week in the philadelphia area this week to give her first campaign speech, since the republican national convention. the wife of the republican date is expect to appear at a gathering, somewhere in the suburbs of this city. last week during a interview with abc's george steponapolus melania appeared surprised when her husband mentioned she will be giving several speeches this speech will take place thursday but we do not
yet know exactly where. world news sunday will have latest from the campaign trail coming upright after "action news" starting at 6:30. there was fun, creative costumes today at linvilla orchard annual costume parade. action cam sheer stopping by today's event in media this afternoon where contestant where is vying for title best costume but each child walks away with the special treat just for dressing up and "action news" anchor monica malpass was on hand serving as the event's celebrity judge. more than 100 children battling cancer got to take a break from treatments to celebrate halloween a little early. these princesses and super heroes and storm troopers from chop showed off their dance moves and loaded up on candy at annual monster hatch theme party in southwest philadelphia philly fanatic and first base coach micky morandini were on hand to make sure these kid had a great time at the end
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okay, jamie apody has a check on sports. huge prime time hatch up for eagles. >> yes. >> we love this. it is almost time for the division showdown, showdown, that is what i said, nfc east and first place is up for grabs and a place that we love to hate but well, the bird love to play in. let's head live to jeff skversky at at&t stadium where eagles are set to take on cowboys on for sunday night football, hi there, jeff. >> hi, jamie can't wait for this one. this will be first time in nfl history that two rookie quarterbacks were four wins this early in the season go head to head. carson wentz verse dak prescott the two quarterbacks going head to head, what a game this should be. the lets look at eagles quarterback carson wentz and team arriving a short time ago here in arlington, at&t stadium.
eagles need wentz to get back to his early season form. eagles offense has generated one offensive touchdown in the last 28 drives. as far as prescott, dallas rookie quarterback has they ever beaten the eagles but he has been on quite a roll, these two will be on the spotlight on sunday night football. >> they though how to win and lead their teams. nothing seems to be too big for either one of them, how to take it in stride. >> i go to the know him, talk to him, great guy, great dude and exciting to see he has been having some success as well. i'm going to have fun when we go play him. >> well, all of the attention may be on the quarterbacks biggest factor in big d will be stopping the run. cowboys have number one rushing offense in the nfl thanks to like ezekiel elliott who has been setting record. >> i don't know what you can name that he doesn't do well, he has great vision, patients, he is kind of seed i, home run
hitter. >> they are a good offense and doing witt two superb rookies. >> yes, i guess we will find out, on sun take night if we can beat both of them. but i am going to put my money on us if i had to put any-i down. >> eagles fans have been putting their money on one carson wentz, here he is at at&t stadium taking field getting set tonight for sunday night football, big thing for eagles, of course, penalties, coming down on those mistakes, eagles are four-zero with a hundred yard or fewer penalty. lets hope that is case tonight in dallas first lays on the line. we are live, in arlington jeff skies verse ski for channel six "action news", jamie. >> thanks very much. as for rest of the nfc east, giants had a bye, bird play this next week. the redskins had breakfast with the bengals they played in london. desean jackson hauled in this 38-yard catch in the third but then leaves game after that play evaluated for a
concussion. it would lead to a touchdown. kirk cousins was 38 for 56 for 456-yard and two scores. the game went to overtime tied at 27. would you believe it, they would end that way too. dustin hopkins missed a 24-yard field goal so game end in a tie for the second straight week leaving more than one nfl fans utterly confused, of course. how does itend in a tie. >> it is unbelievable. >> thanks, jamie. a look at that much cooler workweek forecast next on "action news". >> meteorologist melissa magee has exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back. biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots,
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melissa has a check of the accu weather forecast. we led our enthusiasms cast with this a lot of activity on the radar. >> we have showers and storms, and we have a severe thunderstorm warning for philadelphia we have a storm tracker six live double scan radar you can see that we are track ago this cold front that is currently moving on through, you can see a line of heavy activity down from trenton and philadelphia and wilmington. we will go tighter street level with storm tracker six. heavy pockets of rain from florence, jenkintown, riverside on i-95 and into philadelphia, eastward into cherry hill. also, into gibbstown. moving to the west of the sit a long route one in between media and norristown where we're tracking activity and normally off to the west. is there a cold front moving on through, and this one bringing a big change to our area as early as tomorrow.
so, we've got more changes on the way. the not only do we have wet weather overhead but we will be certainly warm today. temperatures were on the rise. friday we had a high of 57. yesterday's high 69. on today in philadelphia we came in at 79. well where we should this be time of the year. looking closely at temperature profile you can see where that cold front is coming on through, cooler air to the north and west, we're at 61 in allentown. we have a convergens right now, popping up in philadelphia. 64 degrees. seventy-three in dover, and 73 . here is satellite six with action radar. is there that front moving on through. this severe thunderstorm warning for philadelphia stays up until six credit 30 this evening. that line is moving east at 40 l break out into clearing to the north and west as we go throughout the rest of the overnight hours. call from accu weather in the short term we're tracking thunderstorms early. later tonight breezy, cooler, dropping down to 40 in the suburbs and 46 degrees in philadelphia for the overnight
low. here's future tracker six, 7:30 this evening we are still track ago this moisture but by that time it starts to move to the east of philadelphia, by 9:00 this evening we will sees spotty showers left over and good news it will dry out and just in time for monday and for commute tomorrow morning. the mostly clear skies. this will make for a chilly day, as we get into monday afternoon and monies halloween so something to keep an eye on for all those trick or treaters. the sunshine, cloud, much cooler day in the wake of the front moving through. high of 58 in the the city. fifty-six in allentown. fifty-seven in reading. fifty-seven in dover for a high temperature tomorrow and a pair of five's as well in toms river. trick or treaters, your nighttime temperatures will be in the upper 40's once the sunsets. here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast. cooler daze tomorrow. high of 58. we are tracking that afternoon sunshine. on tuesday, sunshine and clouds in at 62 for a high. warmer once gannon wednesday with plenty of sun in at 72. milder on thursday with those
afternoon showers possible in at 74. behind that object friday, it gets cooler again a high of 60. clouds and showers possible on saturday, 60 and 59 as we get into next sunday, guys when we have partly sunny skies. tracking wet weather until eight or 9:00 and then we will clear out. >> in reality we need winter. abc world news sunday next here on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we are right back here again on six abc at 11:00. now for melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist, jamie apody, i'm walter perez. we will see you right back here at 11:00 o'clock. >> ♪
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