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authorities. let's go back live to "action news" reporter, bob brooks at the scene with the latest on the investigation, bob. >> reporter: sarah and rick we know the two young boys, ages five and the other one a few months old have passed away on the corner of north adams street and 9th street. the investigation is wrapping up at this point. i want to bring up video a few hours ago at 8:30 when the first call came in. there was a strong odor of natural gas, when we pulled up we smelled it as well, it was the mother who made the initial phone call to police 0 to come check on her children. when they went into the home they made the discovery inside. the two boys were found the cause of death according to the police chief was they had drown. when we asked the chief is the mother considered the prime suspect in this case he said yes, she is.
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>> yes definitely is the person over the authority over the house at this time is considered the suspect. we have to rule everything out before we make that determination and we're interviewing all parties. >> reporter: just a tragedy down here the chief said at this point they are not looking for anyone else as far as this investigation goes, they say the mother again the primary suspect and her two boys ages five and a few months old passed away the cause of death they drown. reporting live in wilmington, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> another story we are following out of center city a call for an nfl boycott at the next eagles game. a group is protesting the attempt to silence nfl players after collin kaepernick filed a grievence claiming owners
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conspired not to higher him after kneeling during the national anthem. >> walter perez has more on the story. >> reporter: guys, the protesters said when you have several quarterback openings in the nfl and one of the guys who was left owls and went to the super -- out and went to the super bowl in the past and threw 16 touchdowns they have to believe it was no protest. >> reporter: a group of protesters gathered outside city hall for one reason. this grouped called 1022 protest committee is calling on anyone who supports the efforts of collin kaepernick to boy colt the nfl this coming sunday. kaepernick of course is the former san francisco quarterback whose digs to take a knee during the national anthem turned into the national movement that drew the ire of president trump. >> wouldn't you love to see the envelope owners when someone disrespects the flag get that
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son of. [ bleep ] off the field. he is fired. >> reporter: protest organizer supreme al said he supports kaepernick's decision to file a grievence against nfl owners accusing them of black balling kaepernick. he loves the fact that so many theaters support the effort, as well. >> we support the efforts to bring attention to and shed light upon the devastating police brutality that impacted the black community for so long. >> reporter: we spoke with people about the issue outside city hall. many empathize with the pro qb. it's been put on tv for everybody to see, that's beautiful. >> of course, you have the other side of the issue, as well. many saying that kneeling during the national anthem is flat out disrespectful on many levels.
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if pro athletes want to protest not to do it on the company dime. this is issue is not going anywhere time soon. reporting live from city hall, walter perez channel 6 "action news." >> a man was killed and another injured after police said a suspect walked up to an suv and opened fire. it happened at 18th and erie in tioga nicetown. a 27-year-old man died at the scene. his fiance identified him as brian gravely. no arrests have been made. one person suffered smoke inhalation in a house fire in the feltonville section of philadelphia. some people inside the home on the 400 block of east ellenore street went on to the rooftop to escape the flames. firefighters used larts to get the residents down from the roof. no cause on the blaze. school in germantown section of philadelphia is
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closed again today as crews work to get rid of mold at john b. kelly elementary. classes were canceled last thursday officials are blaming ventilation and damage from condensation. turning to the forecast, after a damp morning we have the clouds hanging around. meteorologist david murphy is outside on the terrace with the latest from accuweather. david. >> reporter: sarah we have cloud cover across the region right now, as you look at storm tracker 6 live double scan at least the rape is -- the rain is gone. we have showers departing the coast and we have rain on the border of dover and it may get into south jersey over the next couple of hours. generally speaking drying out. as we look at satellite a lot of cloud cover behind the rain during the morning rush hour. watch what happens in williamsport and haggerstown
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maryland. dry air is on the way from the west. during the afternoon we'll see 0 breaks in the clouds and sun coming back. either way it's chilly. we were at 66 when he went on the air. it's been a steady decline since then. i think we'll turn it around with the strong breeze out of the northwest drawing the cooler drier air in. 18 miles per hour in reading. 14 miles per hour in philadelphia. we'll stray on the cool side, as the cool air comes in. a little bit of a battle between the sun coming in from behind the clouds and the cool air coming in from canada. the model has 61 as the high. i'm going 62. the big thing is how the numbers drop tonight. 2:00 a.m., 47. you don't hit the low until 6:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m. i want to show you allentown watch how it gets cooler overnight in the lehigh valley. by 2:00 a.m. you're down to 40 there.
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what about the poconos? well as you would expect it gets colder, 2:00 a.m. 35. the farther you go north through the region and the lehigh valley and the poconos the better chance you have temperatures freezing overnight. as we come back to the terrace there's a frost advisory in the northern suburbs. i'll tell you where to get your pot the plants in tonight. a jacket because it's chilly if you're spending time outside, at least the rain is over. remember you can keep up with changes on the forecast on your phone or tablet that includes real tim views of storm tracker 6 l free download for your mobile device. president trump mee with senate majority mitch mcconnell always the president and congress face a growing to-do list, they are running out of time.orman is inhington with the details. an internal battle within the republican party with influences
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outside washington as president trump is making nice with top republicans, his former chief strategist is preparing for war the top repub cross hairs saying he will run anyone who supports mitch mcconnell. susan collins come to the mcconnell'sse. >> mr. bannon's over the top rhetoric is not helpful. mitch mcconnell is the majority leader, the president needs him. >> reporter: the president looking for legislative wins before the end of the year and congress facing a daunting to-do list with time running out. they will need to tackle tax reform and protection for dreamers. president wants to strengthen the iran deal and healthcare reform as they fund the government and raise the debt ceiling. there's the growing threat of north korea despite the president's recent tweets that recollection tiller southern was wasting his time trying to
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negotiate with little rocket man, on cnn tillerson said negotiations are continuing in the option. >> the diplomatic efforts continue until the first bom drops. >> reporter: the president blamed mcconnell not going michelle going -- obama care replace and repeal bill passed. senator john mccain will be awarded the liberty medal for the lifetime of sacrifice and service. he is honored to be chosen. he said it is his greatest privilege in life to swear an oath to defend and protect the constitution. vice president joe biden will have the honor of givinged -- giving the medal to his long time friend. this is the 29th year it
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begins at 7:00 p.m. 6abc is the broadcast partner of the events. we'll be streaming it live at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc.com. a special re-broadcast of the ceremony will air at 1:00 p.m. this sunday on 6abc. all right much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30 p.m. the remnants of hurricane ophelia are sweeping across the british aisles. >> harvey --sles. >> harvey weinstein's company may go up for sale.
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>> ireland's government said schools and colleges will remain closed for a second day as they continue to deal with remnants of hurricane ophelia. it's cat gore -- categorized as a post t cyclone. it's been a month since hurricane maria made landfall in puerto rico. a staggering 85% are without
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power. word is it might be close to christmas before it's all restored. residents inland crisis. they fut off from the aid that made its way to the island. the situation as many maketoup to 200,000 puerto ricans may leavefor the mainland over the next yearnomic hardshipsane maria. >> the weinstein company may be going up to sale. they will receive an immediate cash infusion from colony capital. in negotiations for social sale of all or sufficient portions of the company. harvey weinstein was fired by the company last week. agencies in new york and europe are reportedly at past allegations. >> topping our people british singer ed sherin may have to cancel concert dates because he hurt himself in a bike accident. he is waiting to see if it will
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affect his up coming show. he is expected to perform in asia starting october 22. he asked fans to stay tuned for further news. he is set to perform at the linc in september of next year. >> well, a new documentary about five legendary athletes are making their debut in philadelphia this week it's something of a homecoming for a local filmmaker. >> some kids wants to do something because they want to go to the olympics. i did that, because there was not much exposure about the olympics. you have to go by the book, which i did i did a little extra. >> it's call winning it tells the story of several athletes who have made a remarkable impact on their sport the sports world and the world around them. the story tells the story about how they made greatness and
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winning along the way. >> it will be screened this wednesday octo the 7:00 p.m. at the bryn mawr institute. it includes a q and a session tickets are available right now. the of disney will shine tonight on the ballroom floor. the ten remaining celebrities will perform as characters from their favorite disney movies. some of the movies include the little mermaid and steam boat willie. at the end fortunate night one couple will be eliminated. watch two hours of "dancing with the stars" starting at 8:00 p.m. followed by the good doctor and watch "action news" at 11:00 p.m. with jim gardner.
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>> a local group is making progress in the fight against asthma the most chronic health condition among children. the community asthma prevention program or cap is celebrating 20 years at children's hospital in philadelphia. it has led to reduction in emergency room visitors by 30 to
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50% by offering free asthma education classes to local families. many common triggers like dust or pollution are prevalent in philadelphia neighborhoods. >> back to david murphy with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast waiting on the sunshine. >> reporter: yes we are, storm tracker 6 live, double scan showing you the rain is gone. we have blip south of dover delaware, let me go in tighter on that, it is possible this jumps across the delaware bay and catches southern chester county, looks like it's an issue for lewes and. lo dries out quickly. sky6 live hd we're down in cape may this half-hour. you can see brightening in the skies off in the distance as seagulls fly around therehe dramatic beach. we're looking at cloudy conditions for now. looking ahead it's cooler today than over the weekend. cooler on tuesday warmer again time warm in fact by the
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time we get to the end of the degreesays you head outside. not only because the temperature is cool, but balls we have -- but bus because we have the northwest winds. clouds are thick west of philadelphia but in central pennsylvania we have a thinning out of the clouds that's because of the dry airoming out of the northwest. it is looking like we have a decent shot of breaking up the clouds a bit this afternoon and seeing sunshine before the sun drops over the horizon. today's high in philadelphia, 62 degrees not really inching back up very far after we dip to 59. 60 in trenton, 61 in wilmington, probably holding in the 50s in allentown, reading and lancaster. we'll go 57 in those spots. 60 on the nose if millville and cape may and the boardwalk in atlantic city. here's how the numbers progress the rest of the way. 2:00 p.m., 62 that's the high. holding on or about through 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 57. 53 by 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. 50.
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it's breezy and cool out there straight into the evening. and then overnight here's what happens, it's been a while since we've had this, but i guess it's 11:00 p.m., cesily tynan will likely have numbers in 40s in the western suburbs and by the time i come back in the morning looks like we're close to the freezing mark in reading allentown, and the poconos. there's a frost advisory in the northern suburbs starting with northern bucks county and threw lehigh hampton county and the poconos counties and hunterdon to the east and more to the west. potted plants come in in those areas. 58 degrees in philadelphia. omaha 58. for the next couple of days we're dealing with the cooler air mass, but then we warm the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 62 mostly cloudy and cooler. 62 tomorrow, big change behind the departi sunshineoars back, chilly. wednesday but in the afternoon, sunny and 71. 73 thursday, 74 for friday.
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here it ended. no, sunny and 78 on saturday, 80when you bought tickets to the final union game way back months ago, i bet you didn't think it was going to be that warm. 80 on sunday. >> pool open? [laughter]. coming up the tonight on 6abc jimmy kimmel is taking his show on the road back home in brooklyn. >> alicia vitarelli spent the day there yesterday watching the set come live andhatting with jimmy about what's happening this week. it's likeamily reunion. >> reporter: he said bro his birth place where his story starts. they put a lot of heart into the homecoming week. crews are busy gett the brooklyn oprah house ready for -- opera house ready for a week of live shows kicking over 6abc. he brought his whole family over l.a. to new york, he says disney will be a big one on stage and
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off. he said brooklyn is a magical neighborhoods there's something about the streets that bring people together. he lined up famous new yorkers to join him on the show. >> the heart of new york, you're bringing on to the set. >> when you do the show new york you want people who represent the city, i've howard lettermaner, billy a new of and tony bennett haseen lineup. >> reporter: love it, speaking letterman the first time he has done a late nigh since his final show. kimmel said it's int whole life that's when he was ateen wearing letted jacket.he surprises this week and he promises they will be good ones. there's one thing we know jimmy how important family is to him. infant's son issues have stand on the nation's healthcare system. he talks about his new role taking on tough topics coming up on "action news" 4:00 p.m. we'll take you inside the opera
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moving up on 1:00 p.m. meteorologist david murphy a last check of the forecast for you. >> reporter: all right, it will be cloudy for a while this afternoon and definitely staying cool. in the northern and western suburbs we're stuck in the upper 50s this afternoon. probably in the low 60s in the i-95 corridor. cloud anticipate chance of sun breaking through this afternoon. the winds out of the northwest at 123 to 25 miles per hour. 60 in parts of the south jersey and spots in delaware. if you're outside doing stuff a jacket a good idea. >> good to know. >> coming up later today on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. we're following breaking news out of wilmington where two children were found dead. investigators are questioning their mother. the kids were found inside the house, someone arrived at the apartment andalled we're working to gather more information we'll have the
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latest today at 4:00 p.m. >> in the meantime that's going to do it for "action news" at noon. don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. >> for david murphy, rick williams, and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah
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