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big story on "action news" is breaking news from philadelphia where a fast moving house fire left two children critically injured. it happened less than an hour ago along the 300 block of east sheldon street. firefighters beat back the flames in ten minutes, then they found the small children inside. medics performs sidewalk cpr on an 18-month-old and rushed the young victims to st. christopher's hospital in extremely critical condition. we are going to go live to chopper 6hd over the scene. commissioner adam teal arrived on the scene. the entire neighborhood is stunned by what has happened here in the past hour. no word on what sparked the blaze. again, two children have been critically injured in this house fire. in bucks county, volunteers are hitting the phones tonight to get out the vote for donald
trump next tuesday in south philadelphia. clinton workers are doing the same thing. pennsylvania is hugely important in this election, so it was no surprise melania trump made a speech today in berwyn. it began if philadelphia for clinton at the dnc, it will epd in philadelphia as well. on monday night, hillary and bill clinton and barack and michelle obama come here for one final rally. it is called battleground pennsylvania. it's a state donald trump would like to win and hillary clinton has to win. we have two reports from monica malpass and dann cuellar on the state of the race. monica, let's begin with you. bring us up to date on what happened today and tonight. >> jim, both presidential hopefuls putting it all on the
table. bernie standers with hillary clinton in north carolina saying now or never. donald trump with his wife splitting their efforts, urging voters to vote for him. it was the closest they would come to crossing paths on this crucial southern turf. members of the military don't want to serve under her. >> you know, when i look at these great admirals and generals, to think of her being their boss. i don't think so. >> reporter: clinton campaigned with pharell williams and bernie sanders. she continues to bash trump in an appeal to moderate republicans and independents. >> if donald trump were to win this election, we would have a commander in chief who is completely out of his depth and whose ideas are incredibly
dangerous. >> reporter: melania trump told voters her husband would make america fair, safe and prosperous again. >> every time my husband learned of a factory closing, i saw him get very upset. he could see what was happening. he saw the problem. and he always talked about how he could fix them. >> reporter: she says, as first lady, she will fight bullying on social media despite her husband's history of doing that. listeners liked what they heard. >> loved it. she is speaking what every woman wants to hear right now. we need this. >> reporter: president obama told florida students they must turn their outrage into votes on november 8. all out blitz using every surrogate they can. jim? >> thank you. let's go to "action news" reporter, dann cuellar in center city, philadelphia.
it is the prize for the clinton and trump camps and they are acting like it. >> reporter: that's right, both the trump and clinton campaigns in philadelphia tell me they must win pennsylvania to win the white house. that said, it explains why both candidates or their surrogates are investing so much time in the next five days. >> a strong hillary supporter? you have a plan? >> reporter: volunteers were expecting to make a million phone calls in the winning days of the campaign. >> some people need a reminder. >> reporter: in bucks county, volunteers for the trump campaign were doing the same thing. the clear politics -- in pennsylvania by only three points. that has trump volunteers fired up. >> he has the momentum. i have spoken to a lot of people -- [ no audio ]. >> reporter: tonight at dave and
busters believe the latest clinton investigation on e-mails may be a game changer. >> a strong showing in philadelphia. much better than we have done in the previous three decades. we will hold tight enough in the county, then blow up in the west to get the state. >> reporter: the democratic committee begs to differ. >> there's no reason why we won't get more now. >> reporter: the democratic congressman believes trump's own antic has done more to fire up democrats. >> we are fired up. he wouldn't help us anymore. >> reporter: donald trump is appearing in hershey tomorrow. hillary clinton returns to philadelphia on saturday for a concert with katy perry, then on monday with bill clinton, barack and michelle obama. live in center city, dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." a grass roots organization that works with democrats is under investigation for possible voter registration fraud.
tonight, the probe is widening. pennsylvania state police raided the philadelphia office of field works llc tonight. last week, the te de county site was searched for evidence. they are looking into the validity of 7,000 and whether they were fabricated and submitted by the deadline. they say it is cooperating with police and has zero tolerance for fraud. we are at the end of thai three of the septa strike. while a settlement could be around the corner, it did you want seem that way. christie ileto is live at the shaeridan downtown hotel. any signs of progress tonight? >> reporter: we know both parties are using a state mediator. -- the strike and no concrete deal. >> i have been talking to a lot
of folks and seeing what we can do to be supportive and bridging gaps. >> reporter: like many stopping by the hotel, state representative jordan is monitoring negotiation. the latest proposal is a bump in salary for workers and enhanced pension plan. to offset costs, septa says union members have to pay almost $120 more a month for health care. sources tell "action news," both sides are trying to get the numbers to match and come to an agreement like working condition. earlier today, septa's board chairman accused the union of prolonging the strike. the president claimed septa was playing games. >> i think it's important that a fair deal is had for the workers and for the authorities. >> just come to an agreement. >> reporter: the customers battling gridlock and delays.
the action need to happen quickly. they fear the strike will leave residents will little time to vote. >> they have to get home and the polls close at 8:00. we hope we have a resolution. >> reporter: that's really the fear that the strike will continue to drag on. for now, commuters are going to have to brace for day four. reporting live in center city, christie ileto, channel 6 "action news." jim? >> thank you, christie. the morning team will come on a half hour early, 4:00 a.m. to help you navigate the commute. they will have up to the minute information on the strike. it took more than a month to make it to today. a critically injured firefighter makes it out of the hospital to cheers. wide receiver drops eagles management talks about why it reversed course and cut josh
huff. it was a very warm day. philadelphia made it to the 70s. atlantic city airport record high, 81. 82 in dover. now i have a reality check on the way. i'll explain in the seven day forecast. farmer's market like the idea of fresh produce. an "action news" viewer caught evidence shoppers were being deceived. we take you inside to see what's being sold at an areas farmer's market and those flying in mass produced fruit. >> that and more when "action news" continues tonight.
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searching for the driver in a deadly hit and run tonight. the victim was run over before 7:00 near atlantic city high school. the striebing vehicle is described as a black pick-up truck with extensive damage to the driver side. a firefighter is home 41 days after he was severely burned in a fire that killed two colleagues. he left the hospital today to the cheers of fellow first responders. he was injured in the blaze in september that claims the lives of two others. and hope was injured and remains in the hospital. he said he was most looking forward to seeing his children. >> i just can't wait to get home and spend time with my family. i get to see my kids after a long time. >> the woman accused of setting the fire remains behind bars.
tonight, an ek collusive "action news" investigation reveals you may not realize what you are buying when you shop at the local farmer's market. wendy saltzman is -- [ no audio ]. >> reporter: -- require grocers to tell consumers where their produce comes from or when it's repackaged. what he caught was deception on camera and contacted "action news" questioning. why berries were sold without clear labeling at a local farmer's market stand. >> i can buy it anywhere else. >> reporter: this viewer says the good harvest produce stand. >> not a good taste in our mouth. >> reporter: because of what he saw and caught on camera. >> you can see the gentleman emptying boxes of driscoll into
the green containers. >> reporter: he took driscoll berries out of their packaging and into pint containers. >> i find it terrible that mass produced food is being pedals. >> "action news" went under cover and found packaging grown out of the area in plain sight. the local and massive produced products side by side. >> reporter: they said they are not hiding anything. >> do it right in front -- >> reporter: -- large manufacturers. >> when the customer gets home,
they have a pint of good raspberries. >> reporter: they delineate what is grown at the farm and what isn't based on these. >> that's fresh. that's home grown, you know. anything that is not from the area or lancaster county say fresh produce. >> like degrading that one needed to buy produce. that should not be the case. >> reporter: at the market, "action news" found the products sold in original packaging. produce from nearby farms was labeled as local. we foupd there was a prize difference. just down the street for $5.98. >> how much spoilage is in there? >> reporter: he wans to know what he find, and why he went local. >> local community, local
economy. >> reporter: "action news"s reached out to discontrols. they are disappointed someone switched the packaging. they say they are proud of their product and proud of their independent growers. >> thank you. doctors today reveal that former eagles fullback, kevin turner suffered cte, a traumatic brain disease linked to repeated hits to the head. the doctors believe it led to his lou gehrigs disease, which killed him at the age of 46 in march. he created a foundation to tackle this issue -- the police touch museum in fair mount park in the parkside section of the city marked the 40th anniversary tonight. the cat in the hat was one of the many characters from the world of doctor seuss, on hand to help in the investigation.
lisa and jean and meteorologist adam joseph was to want's master of ceremony. i was there the other day. actually to record something about kathy miller. a wonderful institution. >> it's beautiful and kid love it, too. >> whether is looking fine. next friday should be seasonable, dry and sunny. all in all, nice forecast. storm tracker six, live double stan. some scattered showers, limited in activitactivity, pushed off coast. the action cam looking around seeing the fall foliage in the breeze and tomorrow wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour.
we could be losing some of the fall foliage. the temperatures are falling. cape may 53. philadelphia 58. reading 54 and mt. pocono 48 degrees. the cooler air moving to the northwest behind the front. satellite six showing we got a few scattered showers, a few heavy downpours. for the most part, limited activity. heavy rain to the south where the front stalled. high pressure is building in. it will bring loads of sunshine and seasonable temperatures over the next several days. the morning commute forecast, again, weather wise, not much of a problem. not as warm as this morning, but not dealing with the clouds and fog. clear skies. it will be breezy. at 6:00, a chill in the air, 47 degrees. by 8:00, 8 degrees. through the day, a good amount of sunshine. instead of temperatures in the 70s and 80s, we'll be in the 50s
and 60s. 61 degrees in philadelphia about where we should be. allentown and cape may 60s. wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. high pressure will maintain control right through the weekend into next week. the weekend outlook doesn't get much better than this in november. we are looking at loads of sunshine both days. saturday, it will be breezy, not as windy as tomorrow with a high of 60 under mostly sunny skies. sunday, plenty of sunshine and seasonable with a high of 62 degrees. a great day for fall activities. the exclusive accuweather forecast, the sunshine is back tomorrow. it is on the windy side with a high of 61 degrees. saturday, great day for the unity cup. citizens bank park with a high of 60. don't forget the turn the clocks back one hour saturday night as we end daylight time.
62 degrees, the sunsetting before 5:00. the sunset rebounds to 4:46 by the end of december. monday, plenty of sunshine with a cool high of 59 degrees. tuesday, should be dry and should be mild for voters. no weather excuse not to head to the polls. 65 degrees. on wednesday, a few more clouds and limited shower. partly sunny with a high of 62 degrees. all in all, a nice seven day forecast, considering it's december. men kicks off movember. straight razor shaves. hundreds of people turned out to
they call it hip hop under the big top. it kicked off in fairmont park. they opened their 20th season. the one-ring circus featured acrobats and comedy. this year, they will introduce flying motorcycles and aerial performers. it runs until november 27th. at which point, josh huff will not be a member of the philadelphia eagles. >> josh huff made a horrible decision. josh huff is out of a job. they cut him two days after the arrest. tuesday, he was stopped by
police kroosz crossing the bridge. they found marijuana and a handgun in his vehicle. some teammates were shocked. management was firm. >> we have to stand-up here and do this, but we are trying to build something. we are trying to build something that lasts and some of that means we are going to have to make hard decisions. all we can do is do what we think is right for the philadelphia eagles. >> obviously, he was crying. the guy knows he made a mistake. >> i feel for him. he got a baby boy. he got a wife. he has a family. he has to figure out what's his next plan. hopefully somebody else will give him a shot. they have a huge game ahead. sunday they play the giants, a road game. that is always tough. the birds are 1-3 on the season. >> taking control of the game at
some point. just didn't make one or two plays to win it. so, that's really what we are looking for is just that little inch, that next step to come out especially -- >> to the ice. the flyer don't gif you a heart attack this season, you are not watching enough. tonight, against the islanders, another tight one. picking up scores in the second period. a nice pass. the rookie puts in his own rebound, 1-0 flyers. a 2-1 deficit in the third. voracek. a shoot out third round. forced at the other end, michael. makes him stand-up. the flyers win, i approve this message.
the phillies have declined the option on ryan howards contract. philadelphia hall of fame welcome the latest members. they are not only deserving inductees, they are humble. >> it's unreal. i don't know how to tell you how much i appreciate it. >> i never thought i would have the opportunity to be in anybody's hall of fame, let alone philadelphias. it's one of those things i'm humble about.
>> they supplied a lot of great memori memories. >> thank you. the boy scouted cradle of liberty counsel hosted the fifth annual award reception in center city emceed by walter perez. it involves movers and shakers in the latino community and benefits to scout reach programs making scouting available to boys from underserved neighborhoods. jimmy kimmel live is next. music from kings of leon. news continues at 4:00 a.m., a half hour early. for cecily tynan, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. announcer: "action news" is sponsored by bob's discount furniture. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess