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it's 5:00 on this friday, october 6th. here's what we're following for you on action news. >> a home invader sexually assaulted a woman in her philadelphia home before a neighbor stepped in to try to stop him. >> investigators release more details about the las vegas gunman's actions in the months leading up to the shooting. >> an announcement is being made at this moment where the nobel prize committee has been on the verge of announcing who will win this year's prize and share it with you. >> i was hoping she would say it
right then. we'll get it to you as soon as it comes in. david is off. matt and karen are here with traffic and weather. >> was there swimming that happened yesterday? >> no there wasn't but there could be because it feels like summer. once again we've got a morning with a fair amount of clouds out there, maybe a sprinkle in the poconos. otherwise the day is dry, kind of similar to yesterday, we're just turning up the numbers a little bit and turning up the humidity as well. it's 64 in allentown, 65 in reading. sitting at 68 in the city and cape may 67 atlantic city airport. very mild normally we would be in the low 50s for the overnight hours. watching for a touch of fog in one or two spots. i haven't been keeping an eye on it. doesn't seem too bad. clouds and sun through the day. 76 at noon, at 3:00, 81. your high today is 83. at 5:00 coming down from that, even at 5:00, 80 degrees. 7:00 at night, it's 76.
so feeling mild even through the overnight hours. as you're dressing the kids today, no jackets required here. temperatures ranging from 63-68 degrees. partly cloudy skies and mild. i want to show you the dew points here that's always an indication of the humidity thrau the air. so yesterday we were in the 50s. you can see the difference now in the low 60s already at this point. so the dew point once you hit 60 feels kind of sticky. so you're in the 60s in the lehigh valley, even more so in south jersey, 65. 65 in beach haven, 65 in millville. humid and warm. when does it change? that 7-day is coming up. >> if you can believe it, it was the second overnight in a row when we're dealing with an awful motorcycle crash along the schuykill expressway. the better news this morning is everything is reopened in both directions along the schuykill at gerard. you're good to go this morning, unlike yesterday morning when we were without those eastbound
lanes in university city pretty much the whole morning long. but overnight there was construction on the westbound side of the schuykill at 30 street. that's now gone and we're starting to pick up the pace there. there's still some work on the boulevard both ways near cottman and wrapping up on 95 southbound by the betsy ross bridge in northbound. this is a look at 95 in bucks county. overnight work here by business 1 has also cleared. good to go in both directions. all lanes are reopened. over in south jersey still a few work zones. there's one in cherry hill no delay as traffic gets by in the left lane. and in gloucester county 77 is blocked again for construction for the next hour. >> the armed intruder who assaulted a woman in her own in the city's olney section remains on the loose. the acan tack happened early
tuesday morning. police say the intruder robbed and sexually assaulted the 57-year-old woman then tried to steal her car. her neighbor wrestled the man to the ground but he got away. >> live in a house without somebody bothering them. >> investigators say the man left behind a trail of evidence including a gun and a glove. >> a gloucester county school board has decided to klaus an elementary school after an ongoing mold issue. they heard from parents at a hearing last night. their students at holly glen elementary have been getting sick. the students will be temporarily relocated to three other schools. we'll have more coming up in a live report in our next half hour. >> authorities say the las vegas gunman booked rooms at other music festivals in the months before sunday's shooting the
information comes as investigators struggle to explain why he opened fire again and again, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more. katherine scott is live with details. >> reporter: investigators are still working to figure out what motivated stephen paddock to open fire on all those innocent people. they now believe he may have had help at some point and had plans to escape. thousands gathered in las vegas to pay tribute to off duty las vegas police officer charleston heartfield who lost his life in sunday's mass shooting. 58 lives lost. chairs overturned, coolers scattered. the chaos left behind. stephen paddock fired into a crowd of concert goers. investigators are still gathering evidence. they collected his cell phone which revealed he considered other possible targets, searching for hotel rooms around
boston's fenway park and booking rooms in chicago that coincided with the lollapalooza festival across the street. but he never checked in. >> we made the assumption he had to have some help at some point. >> reporter: his girlfriend marilou danley is considered a person of interest and is cooperating with the fbi. paddock was seen with a different woman in the days leading up to the attack. we're trying to figure out who she is and what show knows. meanwhile the national rifle association, the white house and a growing number of republicans are looking at regulations on bump stock devices paddock is said to use. the nra's president on fox news. >> that being said we didn't say ban, we didn't say confiscate. >> bipartisan support to deal with it. >> reporter: as this investigation continues, more than 150 of the injured remain
in hospitals. we're live from the satellite center, katherine scott, channel 6 action news. >> the breaking of this year's noble peace prize has just been announced and it goes to the international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons. it seeks to prohibit nukes under international law. here is a live look where the committee just chose the winner. 215 individuals and 103 organizations were nominated this year. in selecting ican the next step is to address nuclear armed states of which the u.s. is one. >> it is 5:07 and new on action news, police in montgomery county need some help in identifying a burglar. norristown police released these pictures of the suspect. philadelphia police are looking for the man who placed a
skimming device on an atm. surveillance video shows the man installing the device back on september 29th. a customer later noticed the device. if you recognize the suspect, call philadelphia police. >> karen joins us now. you say a little warmer than it was yesterday morning. >> yeah. you feel it and the humidity is up a little bit too. i keep trying to fix it and i can't. let's take a look at storm tracker 6. we're dry through the area. let's go outside and see what it looks like. a fair amount of clouds but looking okay if you look towards the center city skyline right now. it's warm, it's muggy, it's staying that way for days. 68 degrees the current number. look at the dew point, it's into the 60s. once you hit 60 it's sticky and that's the way it feels out there. the winds are out of the south southwest. pressure is steady. ocean temperature is 69.
i think most areas stay dry. the best chance would be north of the city as you see more showers there. so you're going to see clouds mixing with some sunshine today, kind of the profile in the afternoon similar to yesterday with temperatures reaching the low 80s. at 9:00 a.m., 69. by lunchtime here in the upper 70s and 83 for your high today. even at 7:00 tonight, 76 degrees. and then tomorrow the front that tried to come through our area as a cold front lifts back up as a warm front and that's allowing it to get even warmer in the area tomorrow and even more humid. 85 degrees for your high. yes, that's 15 degrees above average. really feeling like summer. how about the eagles? not exactly feeling like football weather on sunday. you don't have to dress up for it. it's going to muggy with a stray shower.
mostly dry. watching tropical storm nate. we just had an update from the national hurricane center. winds still 45 miles per hour. we continue to watch the trajectory of this and tonight entering the caribbean sea, the gulf of mexico tomorrow looks like by sunday could make landfall near new orleans as a category 1 hurricane. by the time it reaches our latitude it will just be an area of low pressure bringing rain to us. we need the rain. very warm tomorrow 85. even more humid tomorrow. sunday clouds, a spotty shower here or there. 80 degrees. monday periods of rain on columbus day, 78. it's monday and tuesday we really feel the effects of nate, lingering rain on tuesday. 80 degrees for your high. still feeling muggy too. we could even have that rain last into wednesday morning. wednesday still warm though, 78 degrees. finally starting to turn cooler on thursday, 73. but that's still several degrees above average for this time of
year. getting a couple of days of such much needed rain. no other effects from nate. >> thank you, karen. it's now 5:10 and new on action news, a boy is killed when a deck collapses off of a new jersey building. >> and speaking of nate, people along the gulf coast are preparing for it as the tropical storm heads their way. >> overnight construction here on 95 southbound by the betsy ross bridge is all gone. all lanes reopened. we're all over your other overnight construction zones. we'll tell you where you don't want to go right now when action news continues.
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taking a live look here out across center city. it's a lot more muggy than you might expect for it to be early october. it's going to get up to 83 degrees right now. it's 5:14 and 68 degrees. >> so much early morning construction these days, matt. >> oh, my goodness, our plates are full. we're keeping tabs on all these zones, and this gentleman in particular very closely as he works along route 23 right by 422. they're still wrapping up their overnight work and we're watching them closely. at this point route t 23 is restricted, route 422 restricted in the westbound direction. i think we're going to let him do his work in peace. we're going to move on the at this point. on the pennsylvania turnpike.
in bucks county they're working both ways near del val taking out the left lane. if you're headed towards the scudder falls bridge we've got work on 95. this is both directions one lane out of commission between route 29 and 579. that should last for about the next 45 minutes and we're watching work in burlington county at farmer's market drive without the right lane there until 6:00. if you're traveling between vineland and millville early this morning there's work on 55. southbound lane also out of commission here also until 6:00. you're getting the theme. we have restrictions in a bunch of spots for construction lasting until 6:00. they're still working on making repairs after that dump truck accident from wednesday along the ac expressway. left lanes still out here both ways in ac by the convention center. and out and about in delaware we've had restrictions all week
long over the bridge. those restrictions continue. it's this coming monday when that bridge closes for about 45 days. at that point 273 and churchman's road are going to be your alternates. >> tropical storm nate is roaring towards mexico's yucatan peninsula this morning. nate could reach the u.s. gulf coast as a hurricane over the weekend. officials in louisiana, alabama and florida declared states of emergency ahead of expected land fall early sunday. evacuations have begun on barrier islands. >> new this morning one boy was killed and another injured when he fell from a second floor balcony in north jersey. the 9-year-old died at the scene. the 13-year-old boy was air lifted to the hospital. he is in stable condition.
it's unclear what caused the railing to give way. officials say there were adults home at the time. harvey weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company. the new york times alleges decades of sexual harassment. eight women have received settlements over the past three decades. reports of weinstein's behavior was a known problem within his company and the movie industry and in a somewhat wild statement weinstein blamed his actions on the culture of the '60s and '7s pledged to get help. >> the sixers host on the boston celtics. joel embei. shut out the flyers in los angeles tonight and the debut of
new head coach john stevens who once led the flyers. the flyers are now 1 and 1. they take on the ducks in anaheim tomorrow night. the injury bug is still hanging around the eagles complex. cox is dealing with a calf issue. smallwood has a knee injury. the 3 and 1 birds host the cardinals on sunday. >> 5:18 now. the use of so-called bump stocks has ignited a fire storm of debate on capitol hill. >> bernie sanders and larry david are so alike, a lot of people suspected they must be related. suspect no more. paulsboro's a very proud community.
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they played works by leonard bernstein during opening night. the 118th for the orchestra itself. >> he's an incredible director doing incredible work. >> sounds fantastic. got to make it out there this season. as we head out there this morning along 95 if you're trying to make it out here, you don't have to deal with overnight construction. all lanes reopen just south of the blue route. but septa is warning us that sunday is going to be a busy day around here. we've got the columbus day parade, the eagles game at the link and the guns and roses concert at the well sunday night. so there are a going to be a lot of people coming and going and using mass transit. we also have that infrastructure improvement project on sunday so adjustments and shuttle busing on those four different regional rail lines. >> a lot going on with the
weather because summer has returned. this early in the morning we're in the low 60s already. 66 in malvern, upper 60s in the city. 68 degrees suburbs in new jersey 65 in browns mills, 64 degrees in dover, delaware. and it's kind of sticky, too. a high today of 83 with sun and clouds. are you ready for high school football. kickoff 73 degrees. by the fourth quarter, 69. so feeling good. kind of like summer football weather tam. >> thank you, karen. cigna, one of the nation's big health insurances says it will stop covering oxycontin prescriptions on employee-based plan. cigna says zytamz-er. the maker of both drugs have
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after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack, critical services were underfunded, and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need. look. after the tragedy in las vegas,
republicans often reject gun control at least willing to talk. >> fully automatic weapons have been outlawed for many, many years. this seems to be a way around that. so obviously we need to look at how we can tighten up the compliance with this law. >> issues a gun accessory called a bump stock. it effectively allows a semiautomatic rifle to fire at about the same pace as a machine gun. effectively allowing him to fire 400-800 rounds per minute and coming up at 7:00 a.m., talk of additional restrictions now has these items flying off the shelves. with your gma first look, i'm pier pierre thomas. >> people couldn't help point out senator bernie sanders and comedian larry david have looked
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this year's noble peace prize has been awarded to a group devoted to rid the world of nuclear weapons. >> a mold problem in a south jersey school will keep hundreds of students home today as the district scrambles to find temporary space in other classrooms. >> good morning, everyone. 5:30 on this friday, october 6th. karen rogers is here along with matt pellman. >> i'm pulling out all my summer dresses and giving them another wear. let's take a look at satellite and radar and we can see a fair amount of clouds through the region. we saw a couple of sprinkles trying to work through. the afternoon is going to be similar to yesterday but the morning hours are starting off warm and we've turned up the humidity already. even warmer than yesterday morning. 68 degrees in philadelphia. it's already 63 in allen