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>> it was a majestic scene tonight at independence mall in the historic heart of philadelphia. thousands of people came here to listen to hillary clinton make her final pitch before tomorrow's election. and also to hear michelle and barack obama. the general election began in philadelphia with the dnc this past summer. and for hillary clinton it effectively ended here tonight as well. for donald trump, he was tireless today as he held a rally in scranton tonight. that was only one of five stops today that included sarasota, raleigh, manchester, and grand rapids. two candidates on this, the final night before they hand over the election to us.
finally tomorrow is our day. it is monday night. and the big story on action news tonight is election eve with both candidates imploring their supporters to get to the polls tomorrow. most experts believe the result tomorrow will, in large part, be decided by turnout. action news reporter jeanette reyes is on the donald trump beat tonight. but first live to action news reporter dann cuellar at independence mall. a big night for hillary clinton there. >> reporter: yes, it was, jim. virtually every square inch of independence mall was occupied by a mass of humanity to see hillary clinton make her final pitch to the voters in this very crucial swing state. and she brought with her an all-star cast of supporters could inning singers bon jovi and bruce springsteen, first lady michelle obama and the president himself. ♪ you can't go home singer bon jovi opened the rally
at independence mall. the mall was packed by a throng of tens of thousands, many showed up hours before the event. ♪ so roses in the rain bruce springsteen was on hand, urging those here that the only choice for president is hillary clinton. he would be followed by hillary's family, bill and chelsea, making speeches in the final hours of the campaign. and followed by first lady michelle obama and then the president himself. >> and i am asking you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect my fellow american, this fighter, in stateswoman, this mother, this grandmother, this patriot -- our next president of the united states of america. hillary clinton! >> reporter: then it was hillary clinton's turn to make this final case in the crucial swing state. urging voters to make history. >> and maybe most importantly
you voted in great numbers to demonstrate conclusively once and for all that, yes, love trumps hate. let's get out and vote, philadelphia! tomorrow, let's make history together. thank you and god bless you. >> reporter: and so with all the speeches being maid, the stage being dismantled in what's the most combative, exhaustive and unpredictable presidential race for the white house, it's now in the hands of the voters. now their turn to speak at the polls tomorrow. and who will win this hotly contested state of pennsylvania? we're live here at independence mall. i'm dann cuellar, channel 6 action news. >> dan, thank you. the line to get into tonight's rally and concert stretched for more than a mile and a half through several philadelphia neighborhoods. many people arrived at the independence mall area only to be told that they had to go to
the end of the line. but first they had to find the end of the line. all the way at 12th and washington in south philadelphia. >> was saying, oh, go to the back of the line. little did i know it was going to be past washington, all the way back down i guess 12th. so, yeah. >> we thought we would take a casual stroll over to fifth and market and get front row seats. and we were more than surprised when we ended up 13 blocks away. >> so we probably won't get into the big event, but it's been great to see all these young people, old people. everybody's here. >> reporter: despite the hour's long wait, everybody we talked to said they were enthusiastic to vote and grateful for a chance to be a part of history. and trump supporters drew honks of encouragement tonight from
several people driving by the intersection of broad and oregon in south philadelphia. 80 to 100 demonstrators proudly waved campaign signs on all four corners of the busy intersection and along the island in the middle of broad. action news reporter jeanette reyes is live in our satellite center tonight. jeanette, donald trump is leaving nothing out on the field on this final day. traveling from one side of the country to the other. >> reporter: that's certainly right, jim. and, you know, numerous polls point to a potential nail biter come tonight. and that's why both candidates had a jam packed day visiting a handful of states. donald trump used his last opportunity to campaign here in pennsylvania to criticize hillary clinton saying there will be disaster if she is elected president. >> in one day -- one day -- we are going to win the great state of pennsylvania and we are going to take back the white house. >> reporter: tonight in the final sprint to the finish line,
donald trump logged over 2,000 miles visiting five states in 12 hours. sarasota, florida, raleigh, north carolina, scranton, pennsylvania, grand rapids, michigan, and most recently manchester new hampshire joined by his family. >> i have been reading about these surrogates going all over for hillary clinton. but i had my family. the best surrogates of all. they were all over. >> reporter: just before that he spoke in front of an electrified crowd in scranton and gave a speech with a heavy dose of confidence. >> we're going to have a great victory tomorrow, folks. we're going to have a great victory. they have no idea. >> reporter: and a dire warning to his supporters. >> hillary clinton supports totally open borders. there goes your country. >> reporter: the real estate tycoon reassured followers that he's leading in most battle ground states, though national polls show him trailing closely
behind clinton. >> i'll tell you, they're going a little crazy because we're leading in ohio. >> reporter: trump knocked his opponent for relying on celebrity endorsements for rally turn outs. >> she can't get anybody to go to her rallies. so she gets jay z. >> reporter: still, big crowds or not, trump minced no words as he reminded his followers that a presidential win requires more than just jam-packed rallies. >> is everybody going to vote tomorrow? >> reporter: and trump's running mate also had a busy day. mike pence visited five key battle ground states. they should be arriving to michigan in just a matter of minutes for their final stop. their watch party will be tomorrow in new york city. reporting live in the center, jeanette reyes. >> thank you. the final abc news tracking poll before the election shows hillary clinton ahead 47 to 43% with a margin of error of 2.5%.
obviously it remains a close race right to the end. libertarian candidate gary johnson, 4%, jill stein, green party, 1%. but it's more than the popular vote nationally. to understand the potential paths to victory you need to understand the electoral map. that is ours. brian taff will join us in just a little while to explain the battle grounds and why pennsylvania matters so very much. senator pat toomey canvassed the state of pennsylvania today in hopes of keeping his seat. toomey hit six cities ending the day in the lehigh valley. tonight toomey focused on the influence pennsylvania republicans hold in congress and the importance of voting for the party. >> when the leadership in the house wants to find out whether they can get something done, they go to charlie dent.
and they say, hey, is this going to fly in the pennsylvania delegation? and they know that if the answer is yes, it's going to work. if the answer is no, they have to make it work for pennsylvania. >> reporter: toomey started his day in northeast philadelphia. he also made stops in willings bury, harrisburg, johnstown and fitz. toomey's challenger also criss-crossed the state today. she took the stage ahead of hillary clinton's rally on independence mall where she emphasized her stance on equal pay. >> it is urgent that when someone puts in a good, hard day's work, that they get and they deserve an honest day's pay. we will fight and we will win to increase the minimum wage. and equal pay for equal work. it's urgent and it's on the ballot. >> reporter: mcginty also campaigned in western pennsylvania today. she held a rally the at university of pittsburgh this
afternoon. the toomey/mcginty race is the most expensive senate race in american history. but in addition to that pennsylvania voters have several other prominent races on the ballot. the state will have a new attorney general following the scandalous end to kathleen kane's term. and a state treasurer and a state auditor general. and house seats on the ballot in all 18 congressional districts. in new jersey garden state vote for the house of representatives in the 12 congressional districts. no senate seats up for grabs in the garden state. but the major question statewide are two constitutional amendments. one, whether to expand gambling outside of atlantic city to other counties. specifically in north jersey. while another asks whether to dedicate the revenue raised by the new gas tax to the
transportation trust fund. delaware voters have choices to make tomorrow. a new governor, new lieutenant governor and a congress person. wilmington will have a new mayor and new castle county, a new county executive. tomorrow, in new jersey, voters can cast their ballots at 6 a.m. in pennsylvania and delaware voting begins an hour later at 7:00. the polls close at 8:00 p.m. in all three states. any voter -- and this is important -- who is in line by 8:00 will be allowed to vote. if you have any questions or concerns tomorrow, channel 6 is partnering again with the league of women voters. they'll be staffing this hotline from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. tomorrow to provide answers to any questions you might have. that phone number, 877-940-6222. and we want to hear about your experience at the polls. so please share your stories with us.
use the hashtag 6abc action on social media or email us at join the action at 6abc.com. officials are investigating a deadly police-involved shooting in north philadelphia. it happened at 7 p.m. tonight on the 3100 block of north ninth street. police say they were trying to chase down a suspect in an earlier shooting when that suspect pulled a gun on officers. the officers opened fire causing the suspect to drop two guns. police say the suspect then reached for one of those guns, forcing police to shoot again. >> they saw that the suspect was reaching and grabbed the revolver that was close to him. police then fired a second round of shots. >> the suspect was pronounced dead at temple university hospital. identified as a 31-year-old man from just outside of altoona.
a woman and young child in critical condition after they were stabbed in the mantua section of philadelphia. along the 700 block of north preston street. police say a 2-year-old boy was stabbed in the head and a woman in her 50s was stabbed in the left shoulder. investigators were able to arrest the suspect and recover a weapon. according to police the victim and suspect know each other. we have no word yet on the motive. the buses, trolleys and subways back in service in philadelphia. septa and the twu came to a tent ty agreement overnight that ends the six day strike. christie ileto was live tonight. how did the evening rush hour go for the transit agency and the commuters? >> reporter: a lot smoother than last week. this was the news that many commuters had been waiting for. and we have been seeing buses
rolling through this intersection all evening long. now, service was partially restored today. fully restored tomorrow just in time for voters to head to the polls. >> north philadelphia. >> reporter: humming bus engines and noisey loud speakers mean transit workers are back to business. allow are you feeling? >> relieved. >> reporter: the strike was almost a week, leaving buses, city trains and trolleys idle. and headaches at the suburban station. a hub that was much calmer. >> back to normal. >> regular day. >> it really over? because i know that everything was settled, but it's a mad house out here. >> reporter: antoinette wright is feeling the delays of the employees returning to their routes. but at the transportation hub. >> i'm so glad to seat bus running, i don't know what to do. >> reporter: glad it's back? >> yeah. >> reporter: septa bus driver
glen allen says it was long enough. did they come to an agreement you're happy with? >> i won't be able to determine that. we won't find out until the end of the week. >> reporter: but it's on the eve of election day, calming the nerves of customers stressing about getting to the polls. >> definitely so. that's my first stop. >> reporter: your first stop, the polls? >> yes, ma'am. >> glad it's over. everybody can get back to work, everybody can vote. >> reporter: now, septa is offering a credit voucher to those who were unable to use their transpasses during the strike. they must be used on future transpass purchases. reporting live in center city, christie ileto. jim. >> thank you, christie. of course, traffic and transit reports will take on an extra urgency tomorrow with the first full morning commute since the septa strike ended. of course it is also election day. so action news will be on the half hour earlier than normal beginning at 4 a.m. so we can
help you navigate the morning rush hour. still to come on action news tonight, another body found tonight at the property of an alleged serial killer. plus a snake on a plane. and this is no hollywood spoof. it is monday night football. high school edition. one of the oldest rivalries in the country hits the gridiron in montgomery county tonight. >> despite all the sunshine it was a cool day today with highs only in the mid 50s. i am tracking warmer air on the way tomorrow afternoon followed by a chance of rain. finally. all the details in the accuweather seven day forecast. >> plus a day later and a couple of yards short. doug pederson is defending his play calling. ducis rodgers with that story when action news continues.
property inwood rough, south carolina. todd colheff is a suspect in seven deaths. he confessed to killing four phymata motorcycle shop in 2003. police uncovered three bodies on his property. two of the victims have not been identified. the south jersey native who carried out a deadly attack at los angeles international airport was sentenced to life in prison plus 60 years today. paul seansea killed a federal transportation officer and wounded three others during a rampage in 2013. the 26-year-old pleaded guilty in september. he had told the court he had become sick of life. decided to kill himself and to take up arms against the government. officials in oklahoma say between 40 and 50 buildings were damaged in yesterday's earthquake. 5.0 on the richter scale. it hit 70 miles outside of oklahoma city near curbing, one of the world's biggest oil hubs.
but the shaking was so strong it was felt in illinois, iowa, and texas. no damage was reported to the nearby oil terminal and fortunately nobody was seriously hurt. former u.s. attorney general janet reno is being remembered as a trailblazer. reno, the first woman to serve as the country's top prosecutor died early this morning from complications of parkinson's disease. she was in some of the most divisive events in the clinton, white water, monica lewinsky and the seizure of elian gonzalez. she died at her miami home surrounded by loved ones. she was 78 years old. a plane was forced to make an emergency landing because a snake was found slithering in the overhead bin. you can see the snake emerge from the ceiling and partially drop down into the cabin. the carrier, air row mexico
confirms it was on a flight to mexico city. animal control had to board the plane to remove the snake. the airline is still trying to figure out how the snake got on board. officials are trying to confirm beyond a reasonable doubt that it didn't have a ticket. and so that would be a real problem. >> and where is samuel l. jackson? he could have taken care of that. >> accuweather forecast, cecily tynan. >> very important for election day. and the good news, no election problems. double scan showing dry conditions tonight. we will stay dry through election day and sky 6 taking a look right now toward the benjamin franklin bridge. clear skies, calm winds and temperatures dropping quickly. philadelphia currently 45 degrees. but allentown has dropped down to 36. reading, 38, millvale, 31. atlantic city airport, 34 and trenton, 37 degrees.
the reason why, high pressure almost right over us. keeping the skies clear. keeping a cold front out to the west. that will move through on wednesday. but with that high pressure sinking to the south tomorrow we get that return flow out of the southwest. so a nice warmup by the afternoon. but tomorrow morning cold enough that areas where the growing season hasn't officially ended, delaware county, new castle county, content county and cape may county are frost advisories. so if you have potted plants and want them to survive the night, bring them in. if you're heading to the polls when they open tomorrow morning you want to bundle up. pennsylvania and delaware, polls opening at 7:00. 34 to 37. new jersey, it will still be dark at 6:00 when the polls open. only 35 degrees. so definitely a chill in the air at the morning. but then as we head through the afternoon with the southwesterly flow, warms up nicely. if you're standing in line for a long time tomorrow afternoon,
may want to shed the jacket. it will be beautiful. 69 in philadelphia, al tenaillon and -- wilmington, 68 degrees. and dry and sunny tomorrow. and then on wednesday, the cold front slips through. that'll bring us clouds. cooler weather, 58 degrees with a period of showers and even a steady rain essentially from late morning into the afternoon. about a quarter to a half inch of rain. much needed rain. it's not a lot. at this point we'll take what we can get. at least a little rain is better than nothing. so the exclusive accuweather seven day forecast. tomorrow morning, that morning chill by the afternoon. temperatures warming up to about 10 degrees above normal. 69 degrees. loads of anyone on wednesday. showers late in the morning. steady rain early in the afternoon. things begin to clear later in the day. a high of 58 degrees. thursday, sunny and breezy. and friday for veterans day, really nice. mostly sunny, but the winds picking up in the afternoon.
63 degrees. a cold front in the evening. could bring a round of showers. but the bigger impact will be the way it feels on saturday. the high only 49 degrees. it'll be windy. some wind chills much of the day in the upper 30s. a brief blast of winter because by sunday we're back to 56 degrees. great weather for the eagles game. and sun mixing with clouds and a high of 60 degrees. chilly in the morning, but loads of sunshine. should be a beautiful afternoon. beautiful for election day. >> thank you. a montgomery county high school teacher back in the national spotlight when he got a chance to co-host on live with kelly. >> guys, this is -- back by popular demand, richard curtis is here! >> the area high school teacher richard curtis filled the empty seat next to kelly ripa for the second time in less than a month. he beat out 20 other finalists in a national competition.
and today kelly said he did so well the first time they had to ask him back. he even got a chance to bring along six students from his television broadcast class. >> kept looking at my students. and i don't know why, but just seeing their smiling faces and laughing and really enjoying themselves made this whole journey completely worth it. >> there is no word yet if curtis will return to co-host a third episode of live with kelly
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where the sixers took steps forward, when they got better, not tonight. >> they're going to burn this game. not good this evening. they won't lose them all, but when will they win the first? the sixers enter the night 0-5, hosting the jazz. embiid, 19 rebounds and a blocked shot in 19 minutes of action. he can get up. second quarter, getting the dunk. nine off the bench. and the sixers within three points. but the second half, a blowout. the sixers commit 18 turnovers. gordon heyward with a bucket here. lose 109-84. they are now 0-6. coaches and managers probably get too much credit when the team wins. they also get too much blame when a team loses. we're still debating if the latter holds true for the eagles. many pointing at doug pederson's play calling. twice in the first half, elected to go for it on fourth down
instead of a field goal. both times they failed. the decisions were curious. the coaches had a day to sleep on it. in second guessing on his part. >> i still feel strong about those. i think the decisions to go forward just shows confidence and belief in the guys at that time. to me, in my opinion, didn't come down to those two plays. enough things in this game, again, thatst cous this football game. but i still stick by what i did. >> an injury update, brent selleck suffered a fractured rib. won't practice wednesday, but the team expects him to be sunday. benny logan is expected back this week out three weeks with a groin injury. josh huff found a new job. joined the buc's practice squad. released by the eagles following his arrest. still ahead, the fliers set to face detroit and the phillys make a huge offer to one of their own. hear why he might not take $17
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. in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy
to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose. and criminalize women's right to choose. pat toomey and donald trump both would defund planned parenthood, "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah." "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors... who perform them." and when donald trump insulted women and bragged about...