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blustery later in the day. 54 degrees by noon. we'll get a high of 61 at 3:00 p.m. we won't be in the 60s for long. as soon as 6:00 p.m. we'll be in the low 50s, a blustery chilly day ahead. looks like it's a bit breezy over the weekend. bright and cool and seasonable, karen. iblghts of a change in temperatures -- a little bit of a change in temperature for the election day. >> reporter: we have no buses, trollies or subway running. looking to the regional rails, no big delays, one delay chestnut hill west line a 12 minute delay usually starting around 6:00 a.m., 6:30 a.m. we'll watch for that develop. median elwin line give yourself extra time if you're taking that. we had trains running that that were overcrowded bypassing stations. outside live on i-95 academy
southbound traffic heading toward center city no delays, we saw extra heavy volume. i-95 was a mess because of three accidents in addition to that we see extra heavy volume with people driving to work instead of taking the regional rails or buses. ben franklin bridge we can see it's nice and quiet we've seen gridlock in the city that has spilled out on the ben. anticipate that as well. >> firefighters rescued two children during a house fire in the olney section of the city. the children were trapped on the second floor. katherine scott is live along the 300 block of east sheldon street with the story. >> reporter: matt, this morning we're told that two children are in the hospital in critical condition. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. there were fire crews here throughout the night. right now there's a police vehicle parked outside the row home in olney. it took place on the 300 block of east sheldon street. firefighters were called out around 9:45 they were here
within 4 minutes and they quickly started fighting the flames. the fire commissioner said there was heavy smoke inside the home. during the course of the fire fight they found andy rescued two children -- and rescue two children on the second floor of the home. paramedics treated the children on the way to area hospitals. a toddler was taken to einstein with smoke, the other young child was rushed to st. christopher's. >> the firefighter brung out the toddler and he was giving him cpr. it affected me because i have a little brother. >> we're hoping we have a positive outcome, but it's guarded optimism right now. >> reporter: there's no word if there were any working smoke detecters inside the home. that's part of the investigation. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> also in the olney section a gunman shot a man firing several
gunshots along the 4500 block of north brad street. the 22-year-old victim was shot in the stomach, backside and home. police took him to the hospital where's in critical condition. no word on what sparked the shooting. >> we're on day 4 of the septa transit strike and the frustration of commuters there appears to be no deal in sight. septa and the union are set to go back to the bargaining 0 table today.annie are you hearig that sounds like progress. >> it was a rocky start, but both sides talked through late last night through a state meade area yairt, but there's -- mediator, but there's no deal. there's salary increases and enhanced pension plan. to off set the cost septa union
workers will have to pay $120 more for healthcare. they are trying to get the numbers to match and come to an agreement on noneconomic issues like working contingency. late wednesday night septa's board chairman accused the union of prolonging the strike. willie brown fired back accusing septa of playing games. septa has asked the union to temporarily spend the strike on election day. the president said they will not back down to those demands. several lawmakers expressed their concern to the time added to the voters commute. the concerns they may not make it to the polls they may not in the morning or the evening. back out here live, septa officials say they were preparing paperwork to file an injunction in court, however, they did not file it as the deadline yesterday, but it could happen today. the talks are expected to resume sometime today, but there's
nothing scheduled at this time. reporting live outside the sheraton in center city. back to you. >> you can keep up with any septa-related developments even if we're not on the air by following us on social media on facebook and twitter pages. a grassroots organization that works with democrats is under investigation for voargt voargt -- voter fraud. field office of llc investigators are looking into whether voter registration was fabricate the and submitted by the deadline. pennsylvania is a state donald trump would love to win and a state had a hillary clinton has to win to get to the white house. both of the candidates and their
surrogate's are investing a lot of time in the keystone state over the next few days. clinton is leading in pennsylvania by only three points. >> we have the momentum. i've spoken to a lot of people in my community they are not voting for hillary clinton. >> we've got 450 plus majority for every president since i've been here. >> reporter: donald trump is appearing in hershey, clinton clinton appears in philadelphia tomorrow for a concert with katie perry and president obama and first lady michelle. >> how is it going to be on friday, david? >> reporter: it's going to be cooler than the last complchedz. couple of days. the rain that popped through the region is off the coast. we're cool, and not all that breeze and early clouds that should break up quickly this morning. 51 in allentown. 52 in wilmington, 53 in trenton.
507 in cape may. a -- 57 in cape may. a light gentle breeze is coming out of the north/northwest. there you see cloud cover over south jersey and delaware. we're seeing it break up closer to philadelphia and out to the northwest and overly in the lehigh valley we're going for lots of sun and clouds and blustery wind building later on. cool high 58 degrees up in the lv. down the shore, 62 is the high there. mostly sunny and blustery winds developing gusting up to 30 miles per hour which will knock more leaves off the trees and put a couple of television and branches around, too. blustery contingency under the sun. overnight tonight, mainly clear, breezy, we'll dip down to 39 for the overnight low in philadelphia. and below freezing for the outlying cooler suburbs. tomorrow, we bounce back to 60. high pressure will be closer to
us, won't be as windy. but a little bit of a breeze. sunday, 61 or so on the thermometer there. as we look at the unity cup, the wrap up of the in-city soccer tournament, festivities start at noon citizens bank park, 55 degrees, 60 by 4:00 p.m. championship game at 6:00 p.m., dress warmly if you're heading down there. remember to turn the clocks back one hour when you head to bed on saturday night. check the smoke detecter batteries it's a great time to do that and on the carbon monoxide detecters. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, blustery and chilly, 61 degrees is the forecast high. tomorrow, breezy and cool, 60. 61 on sunday, monday, sunny and cool. change for election day, mix of clouds and skin, we expect it to be dry, ahead of a weak little frontal boundary we'll shoot up to 67 for an afternoon high that's a good looking day, no
weather related reasons to keep you home from the polls. >> hopefully septa has things worked out by then. >> more coverage. septa strike is next. plus, chopper 6 hd is over an accident scene in south jersey, a driver struck a pedestrian. a police officer is recovering after shooting himself after being attacked by a racoon. we have an accident that popped up on the schuylkill expressway eastbound past south street, we have the right lane blocked, so watch for a little slower eastbound on the schuylkill expressway. we'll check the regional rails and see if we have any problems there and check the suburbs when "action news" comes right back. >> 5:42, traffic moving on the
commodor barry bridge, kind of looks a little busy doesn't it, this early hour? 54 degrees on city avenue. >> let's go over to karen rogers and see what it like for a commute on the roads and the rails. >> reporter: we keep checking the rails. chestnut hill west line, septa said across the board expect 30 minute delays, we'll see what happens with the trains today just that one line showing a minor delay so far. this is an accident on the schuylkill expressway eastbound past south street. watch for this, you see a number
of police officers and penndot on the scene. they have the arrow board up, the right lane is blocked on the schuylkill expressway eastbound. if you're heading out on the schuylkill expressway past south street, watch for that. not causing a major problem, but with a lane blocked, never good. the blue route is moving at 50 miles per hour. the rest of the schuylkill expressway is moving okay. i-95 yesterday it took an hour and half to drive northbound on i-95 from vine to woodhaven. you're traveling eastly at 55 -- easily at are 55 miles per hour. we'll see how that develops. 54 in philadelphia. 51 in allentown. 54 in millville. feeling good out there. today's high 61. lots of sunshine, gusty winds up to 30 miles per hour at times matt and tam. >> thank you, karen. an accident in burlington county seriously injured a pedestrian route 130 at cooper street and edgewater park where
a person was walking in the southbound lane when they hit by a vehicle. the driver stopped the victim is in serious condition. police are interviewing a person of interest in connection with a fire that heavily damaged a 111-year-old church in mississippi. congregation asked for ten thousand dollars to make repairs to hopewell michigan baptist in greeneville. someone intentionally set the fire and separate vote trump on the outside wall. bridgegate trial defense attorneys filed a mistrial motion yesterday. brej -- brigette kelly and bill baroni face charges of fraud for closing the george washington bridge. a mississippi lawyer who
began choking at a popeyes dropped his lawsuit. i sued the fast food chain because he choked on a piece of chicken. he claimed restaurant failed to include a knife with his order. he claimed he had to use his teeth to tear off the chicken. besides dropping the suit he wants popeyes to put knives in every order. a park ranger shot himself after someone called 911 and reported a are racoon oddly. the racoon went into attack mode, that's when the officer shot himself in the foot. >> i heard two gun shots. >> i heard were they gunshots. >> i heard five more. >> reporter: some neighbors say
they heard as many as 9 gunshots. the wounded officer is expected to recover the are a soon was fatally shot by the officer, it's not clear if the wounded officer was named sam as in yosemite sam. >> quick draw mcgraw. dworption of -- developersf the leaning to your of san francisco are facing a lawsuit. there's controversy about the dixie chicks and the award show. >> reporter: i have jackets on the kids, it's rather blustery, i'll have that coming up next.
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hotel monaco hosted the november special. they received straight razor shaves while they waited. tickets benefit the november foundation for men's health. you will notice there's a lot of men growing out their beards they won't cut it until december. >> we wouldn't but he can't. >> i shave for a month, some guys are like why not do it for healthcare. >> reporter: check the schuylkill expressway eastbound past south street. we have an accident on the shoulder looking at several police officers penndot on the scene a couple of cars involved it's on the shoulder it was blocking the right lane, they pushed it off to the side you can see traffic slowing as they past the scene, everybody is checking it out, it's not a major jam eastbound on the schuylkill expressway past south street. let's check the regional rails. we have a delay that popped up.
it's a little early for it, median elwin line 20 minute delay with one of the trains right there. dave it's just beginning. >> reporter: yes it is and it is continuing, too, as it turns out. 54 degrees in philadelphia. 52 in wilmington. 51 in allentown. 53 in trenton. 57 cool in cape cape may, new j. winds are not that bad, but it will get blustery later on. we have early clouds we expect to break through mostly sunny skies through most of the day. it's growing to be a cool day, 61 degrees we won't be in the 60s for long we're in the 50s buildings up to 3:00 p.m. and back in the low 50s by 6:00 p.m. blustery winds at 1 to 25 miles per hour maybe a gust hiring than that. look for twigs on road surfaces. high school football, 50 degrees at the kickoff. 55 in the first quarter.
and high school huddle at 11:30 with all the big scorers. overnight tonight looks like we're in the upper 30s and low 30s in the outlying suburbs and 06 tomorrow. >> you can get the seven-day forecast, a live look at radar and all sorts of other things at 6abc.com/weather. san francisco attorney's office is suing the millennium tower developers over the structure. it is tilting 16 inches. the developer knew there was an issue at least a year before selling the condominiums. the lawsuit accuses the developer of defrauding buyers. some accused the award
organization cma removing a promo clip because it was unapproved by beyounce's camp. dixie chicks have been estranged from the county world since insulting bush in 2003 and others have accused beyounce of being antipolice. a police officer is released from -- a firefighter is released from the hospital after a fire that killed two of his colleagues. overbrook station along the regional rail line, a train is expected to show up at any moment. this is the only way they can get down into center city with septa on strike and no trains, buses and trolleys in the normal septa system available. we'll be right back.
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pulling over a man driving on the wrong side of the highway. police say the 76-year-old man was not hurt but seemed confused. his wife reported him missing earlier. he will be medically re-evaluated to see if he is eligible to keep his license. a serial robber has struck in philadelphia for the 6th time. a man walked into the booth mobile store on frankford avenue on tuesday, pulled out a gun and pointed it at a customer. took a case out of her hand and pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded more money. he grabbed the cash and walked out. he is linked to five other holdups since last week. a wilmington firefighter is home 41 days after being burned in a fire that killed two of his colleagues. he left crozer-chester hospital to cheers of fell firefighters. hope was injured and remains in
the hospital. beakman said he can't wait to see his children. >> i can't wait to spend time with my family and see my kids after a long time. >> reporter: the woman accused of setting the fire remains behind bars. >> it is 5:57 coming up a warning about a scam that could you buying gift chards when you don't need to. >> more rail and traffic troubles when you move into day four of the septa strike, "action news" will be right back. pat toomey and donald trump: they're just wrong for the women of pennsylvania. "new fallout
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in philadelphia. we're live with the new overnight details. >> a pick up truck hits and kills a pedestrian in south jersey and races away from the deadly scene. commuters are waking up to yet another day of long lines and long waits and extreme traffic backups. today is day 4 of the septa strike. >> we have team coverage as we follow the walkout, with karen rogers and annie mccormick. >> we begin with david murphy. >> reporter: we have at jacket back on because there's a little bit of a chill in the air. we have showers that are off coast, and clouds are thinning out. it's cool, though, 52 degrees in philadelphia. 50 in allentown and reading and trenton. 53 in wilmington. 57 in cape may. a little bit of a light breeze out of the north/northwest. as we go through the day, we'll see sunshine and winds will pick up. it will be blustery and cool. 51 degrees by