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"action news" at 12:30 continues. with sara bloomquist, rick williams and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again. here are the stories we are following is for you at 12:30. the union represents more than 4,000 septa workers says with no deal they had no choice but to go out on strike. and donald trump and his running mate mike pence are campaigning in our area at this hour. now the details, septa typically provided 900,000 rides a day but not today. the transportation authority bus, trolley and subway is on
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strike since midnight. they are far apart with issues like pension and health care. it's unclear if negotiations have even resumed. rider were able to use the regional rails because they were not impacted. but that only got them so far. it was congested today downtown with people being forced to drive. and they hope to have a resolution before the busy election day next week. they all agree that the strike is giving everyone a serious headache. >> reporter: it was a pretty bumpy right this morning for those that use city transit. their options to get around were limited. they could drive, carpool, walk or try to use parts of the septa system not on strike. >> frustrated but motivated, very to get to work. >> 3:30 a.m. dante is scrambling to get from westchester and upper darby to
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catch a trolley to get to work by 5:00. >> i had to walk 17 blocks to see if the 104 is running, i hope it's running. the overnight walkout caught people by surprise. >> it's messing with people's livelihood. >> are you not pleased? >> not at all. >> some employers set up shuttle buses for employees. quickly the status board glowed red with delayed trains. >> this is jam packed and it took a long time. >> i have to be there at 8:45 and it's 8:52, but they see me on the news, my job knows. >> this box was able to get to center city from bryn mawr hospital where she works. >> now i'm trying to figure out how to get home -- >> from here to where?
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>> the logan section of philadelphia. >> not going to be easy? >> no, very difficult. >> given this morning's crowding and delays nobody has much hope forever the evening commute. >> probably more confusion probably because more people will be out. not better for a long time. >> are you not looking forward to this. not at all. >> i can say it's a safe bet nobody is looking forward to any rush hour, so long as septa is not moving. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." well think the strike is forcing people to drive into the city for work and school than is making the parking garages even more packed. once the drivers made their way through extra traffic they found the garages at or near capacity like andrea jackson. >> drive down seldomly, but today i had no choice. the reality is starting out earlier and it's going to take
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longer. >> the philadelphia parking authority has modified rates, a flat rate of $10 for 10 hours of parking in all garages from now until the end of the strike. log on to our website at 6abc.com for a list of garages. philadelphia schools remain open today and students that usually take septa had to find other ways to get to class. there were a lot more drop-offs this morning. the regular school buses in philadelphia are continuing to operate. we posted the information you need about the strike as septa workers continue to walk the picket line, it's at 6abc.com/septa strike, we have the latest details as the situation develops and live updates as event happen. share your commuter stories with us, use #6abcaction on social media or email us at jointheaction@6abc.com. bill cosby is back in court
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many montgomery county at this hour. his lawyers are challenging sexual misconduct claims by 13 women against the entertainer. his lawyers say that prosecutors are reaching way back to round up accusers to build a stale sexual assault cases against him. cosby faces ten years in prison if found guilty of molesting former employee, andrea constand. now to the race for the white house. hillary clinton is in florida and donald trump is in pennsylvania. >> he and his running mate mike pence just wrapped up an event in king of prussia. >> reporter: they just wrapped up speaking moments ago donald trump and mike pence, a more subdues donald trump here at the podium in king of prussia. his arrival comes in the rise in most polls and in fact the
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latest abc news "washington post" poll has trump leading hillary clinton 46% to 45% of course that is still within the margin of error but the margins are much closer in the wake of new information in the wake of the fbi email investigation of hillary clinton. but most comments were directed against the affordable care act. >> she wants to put the government totally in charge of health care in america. if we don't repeal and replace obama care we'll destroy american health care forever. it's one of the single most important reasons why we must win on november 8th. we must win. >> reporter: and so once again donald trump and mike pence just wrapping up their comments moments ago. a full wrap upcoming up on "action news" at 4:00. live in king of prussia, walter
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perez, channel 6 "action news." democratic rival, hillary clinton will rally voters in florida today. clinton blasted fbi chief, james comey, again yesterday over the inquiry of of her email use. saying he jumped into the election with no evident of wrongdoing, the fbi is using special software looking at the emails. a top delaware official is facing hit and run charges, ed truet allegedly rear ended a driver and left the scene of the accident. he was issued traffic citations at the time and that he officially resigned from the position yesterday. it's a cold morning but the sun is working hard to warm things up outside. sky 6 hd showing you ben franklin bridge and parts of
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penn's landing there. another warm-up headed our way on this tuesday afternoon. david murphy is outside on the terrace with the latest from accuweather. >> a cool afternoon across the region and standing in the shade good to have a jacket on. high clouds are coming in from the west and satellite shows that to you, a fairly sunny start and clouds are building a bit and some may experience times when it's more clouds than sun and a bouncing back and form we are looking at. temperatures on the cool side. 56 in philadelphia. 55 in wilmington and still 50 in allentown and 4 in reading and 55 in trenton. we are waiting to get up to 60 in cape may and winds are creeping up from the south and light in the single digits that is helping. high is 62 degrees well off the record of 84 of course. tonight's overnight low is not as chilly only getting down to 49 degrees and some spots in the low 50s. for your next series of commutes this is important if the septa
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strike drags on. tonight we are going to be around 57 degrees at 6:00 in philadelphia, probably wanting to grab the jacket as you make the long stroll to regional rails. tomorrow morning is not as bad, this morning we got down to 40 in philadelphia, tomorrow 50 looks better in the afternoon we'll be up to 70 in philadelphia, and milder on thursday morning and again on thursday evening, the issue on thursday evening is a possible shower or thunderstorm. when i come back inside we'll talk about that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. for now cool but not a bad start to november. >> thank you. >> november, i forgot. it snuck up on me. more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, a school bus crashes into a commuter bus with deadly results, latest from baltimore next. and two highway workers save the life of a man that crashed
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two men are in the hospital after being injured in this house fire in philadelphia. firefighters rescued the men overnight on the 3300 block of comely road, both men are treated for burns and smoke inhalation. philadelphia police are asking for help catching a man that they say robbed and beat up a person. they stopped and asked for directions. the surveillance camera captured the suspect and allegedly stole the victim's iphone and they started fighting, the suspect knocked the man to the ground in german town, the attack happened early last wednesday night. the national transportation safety board sent an investigative team to baltimore maryland after six people were killed when a school bus and commuter bus collided. there were no students on board
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at the time. >> reporter: the impact of the powerful collision of two buss in baltimore this morning. you see the front part of the school bus smashed into the side of a commuter bus and the driver side of the mta bus ripped off. >> looks like a bomb exploded in the bus and catastrophic damage. >> lesean aldridge came out when he heard a helicopter of his house. >> it was hard to look at seeing people removed from it, it's a mangled mess. >> the school bus first struck a car and continued eastbound and struck a pillar at a cemetery and then hit the bus. >> there aren't any skid marks something catastrophic took place. something we are continuing to investigate. >> at least six people died in the crash including the school bus driver, those that survived
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suffered what is called significant injuries. kenneth moton, abc news washington. a man in ohio survived crashing in his car for two days. a dead deer led people to where his car was hidden in the woods. the 38-year-old missed a curve and landed in a ditch. he is in the hospital in stable condition and ohio police are working to find out exactly what caused him to crash. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30, another check of your forecast. looking ahead at sky 6 hd from our temple university cam. david murphy has the chilly forecast but we are warming up a bit. hes hat details when we come back.
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the chew is coming to philadelphia on today's episode they visit the philabundance community kitchen. one of the many ways the nonprofit is alleviating hunger
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in our community. they prepare meals every day for the homeless and those in transition. watch today the chew after "action news" at 1:00. and make a difference in the lives of so many families by taking part in the 6 abc connect share and give food drive that benefits philabundance, head to our website at 6abc.com. tis the season. >> tis the season the start of a new month today. i was surprised when you said november 1st. >> and in 30 days it's going to be december too. stormtracker 6 live double scan time is marching on. we have no rain out there, no rain on day one of the septa strike, it will be cool this evening for those of you trying to get back home without septa but at least it won't be raining. stepping outside a beautiful picture on sky 6 hd, there is cape may, and people controlling down the beach here and cloud could have off the coast and generally speaking a pretty shot
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and a nice tranquil seas. forecast highlights, we'll be in the low 60s in most of the area, and wednesday and thursday we are looking at a bounce back to the 70s, the tradeoff coming with a cold front on thursday, that brings the potential of storms. philadelphia currently 56 considerings and winds are light and we started out in the 30s in a lot of neighborhoods but you didn't have a strong wind to deal with. clouds welling up west of philadelphia we'll see a bit of a more clouds and sun mix. a nice one on tap, holding out with mostly sunny skies in philadelphia and 60 is your high in allentown. notice the numbers down to the shore are not a big change. 62 is the high in philadelphia. here is the rest of the way, 2:00, 60 degrees, the 62 degree high at 3:00 and 61 by 4:00 and pretty quickly by 6:00 we are back in the mid-50s and it cools
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down quickly, that is typical for this time of year and by 8:00, 53 and the rog progression of 53's. we go up into the 70s tomorrow and it's a warm day and the overnight lows past midnight not all that bad. we go down into the 50s tomorrow night. and then on thursday, it's even warmer, highs in the upper 70s across the region and 2:30 the clouds start to pick up a little bit and then we are watching a line of showers that could include spotty but gusty thunderstorms and that will come in sometime late in the afternoon or early in the evening i'm kind of asking this model to reach out in the future but it want its to come in to philadelphia at 6:00. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 62 is today's high, nice for november, and then tomorrow nice and warm 73 degrees, that would not be bad
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for september, october but that is for november 2nd and thursday high of 78. and maybe say shower or thunderstorm in the in the afternoon. behind that system it's blustery and chilly again. on friday a high of just 56 degrees and 60 on saturday and 59 on sunday, we do get an extra hour of sleep, that is right rick. we'll want to set the clocks back one hour on saturday night. a warm-up and more seasonable cool down. >> thanks david. there is a new restaurant in center city reminiscent of a classic butcher shop. alicia vitarelli is here to tell us about butcher bar. it sounds delicious. >> it is, with carnivores in particular. if you have been to butcher bar you are familiar with the family and butcher bar is their latest eatery and it took two chefs to
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create this meat sentrick menu. it's an oed to butcher shops of old. >> we take the number and call it when it's ready. once you get a table. the chefs have created a menu that will make meat lovers cheer. >> something can give someone in a restaurant they don't have to go to the butcher shop to get. the selection of house made meatballs and sausages. >> i get excited. >> made with lamb and olives and italian cheese and ragu style sauce. >> like sunday something grandma would make. >> and lobster scallops and shrimp with a butter sauce. it includes top flight craft beers and cure rated sky.
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this is like dessert. honey beef jerky prepped on the premises. >> this is like no jerky i have ever had. >> it's the focal point of their kitchen. >> it adds a ton of flavor too. >> and adds to the -- that is where they prepare the ultimate dish. it takes two chefs to serve the trough. six different meats including bacon, kabobs and cornish game hens. >> philadelphia needs this beautiful board of meats. bring a few friends. >> just come hungry. go very hungry, everything is very delicious, and trust me i tried all of it. you can watch fyi philly every
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saturday night at 7:30 right here on 6 abc. >> dish by dish, alicia is yelling that's good. >> christmas party. >> get that credit card out rick. topping the people scene, president obama and the first lady held their own halloween party presidential style. ♪ ♪ they danced to michael jackson's thriller, as they hosted dozens of children to celebrate and they handed out candy as well. those invited were children from local schools along with military family. the women of the year among them olympic gymnast, simone biles and stanford sexual assault survivor and singer and icon gwen stefani. and bono is the first man of the
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final quick check of the accuweather forecast. we are in for a seasonable afternoon. on or around 60 in the western suburbs but a chance of clouds west of philadelphia mixing in and then more of a clouds and sun mix. the same story for the i-95 corridor and some 63's closer to the shore. not a lot of wind that is nice. and warmer tomorrow. >> thank you david. coming up at 4:00 we continue to follow the septa strike. calling a halt to travel across the city. it will certainly create gridlock again this afternoon. >> union and septa leaders are
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unable to agree on a new contract and "action news" will bring you the latest on "action news" at 4:00. >> in the meantime that does it for us. don't forget to join us at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> i'm southbound be have a great afternoon. >> we'll see you later. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
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♪ >> announcer: today we're saying "good-bye halloween and hello, thanksgiving." michael's whipping up the ultimate thanksgiving dish with wwe superstar, stephanie mcmahon. clinton's revealing his freeze ahead turkey day tips and carla's turning your leftover candy into a tasty treat. oh, and did i mention we're giving away $1 million? thanksgiving prep starts right now on "the chew." [ cheers and applause ] >> hello and welcome to "the chew." thank you very much. it is november 1st, people.

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