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chopper 6 hd was over head as hazmat crews responded on the border with trenton. the cab left the roadway and went down an embankment. no one was seriously hurt here but the truck is leaking fuel and you can expect traffic in that area to be heavy as drivers are being detoured around the scene. to chester county now. where investigators are hopeling that someone can come forward with information about a hit and run that badly injure aid mother and her teenage daughter. it's tuesday afternoon and i'm sharrie williams. >> i'm brian taff the crash happened in white land township where police are begging the driver to come forward. bob brooks is live at the police department. you have the latest details on this? >> reporter: the chief is begging for that but also vowing whoever did this will be caught. he says the suspect involved in this almost kill aid 16-year-old and that simply cannot happen.
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this past friday evening, a mother and 16-year-old daughter and their dog were out for a quiet evening walk along the scenic art road in west white land township. things took a near fatal turn. >> 4:42 officers received a call accident hit and run along the 1800 block. >> that is west township police wes clark. we spoke to him about the violent hit and run and that people frequently walk along the scenic roads here. and a message for the person that struck the family. >> if the individuals that hit this family is watching, i beg you to turn yourself in and make it easier for yourself and the victims. we are going to get you. >> according to the chief both victims were found lieing along the road and they both suffered broken bones and the 16-year-old took the brunt of the impact.
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and the family dog ran away and has since been found. this is the best image of the suspect vehicle that the police have. >> it's a late model 90s or early 2000 chevy or gmc pickup truck a ladder rack on it and possibly ladders on the rook. >> and may be righting on the drivers side door and the garage will be on the right front corner. and chief clark hopes that someone can help them find it. >> the juvenile sustained severe injuries and she had to be operated on. and the driver of that pickup truck knew he hit somebody. >> reporter: okay, now the good news is the chief says both victims will make a full recovery even the 16-year-old that went into surgery. bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. homicide detectives are scouring for clues as to who kill aid 30-year-old man in
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broad daylight today. chopper 6 hd was over is the scene of susquehanna avenue in north philadelphia this afternoon. the victim was shot several times in the head and upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene. this played out at 1:00 this afternoon and police did not recover a weapon nor did they make any arrests. >> and police are looking for who kill aid woman whose body was found in the nights town section of philadelphia. with severe injuries on her face and head. it was made on the 1800 block of westmoreland street at 1:30 this morning. and investigators are waiting for an autopsy to determine how she died. >> a cloudy start giving way to a nice afternoon. >> the way things are shaping up now. >> hi melissa. >> we certainly have good news, the rain we had earlier today is lifting on out. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan can you see the front press ougt of our region and heading into new england at
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this hour. the clouds are starting to break apart as we speak. as far as the rainfall. we only picked up a third inch here in philadelphia along the i-95 corcorand less than a half inch in allentown and inch and a half in the poconos. we had the rain and also an issue with gusty winds and dover winds clocking in at 60 miles per hour gusts as high as 52 miles per hour and wrightstown, philadelphia 47 and mount holly a gust of 41 miles per hour. in philadelphia 73, it's the receiveth straight day with temperatures in the 70s and point 59 and 60 in buffalo. it's cooler well off to the north and west. you see the chill off in the great lakes and we expect a cool down for the middle part of the work week and more seasonable conditions. those details coming up.
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>> thank you. and the storms and strong winds caused scattered damage across the area, and "action news" new jersey correspondent is live in bordentown where a tree came crashing down and that tree did serious damage to a warehouse there. >> reporter: it did indeed. it took most of the day to get the tree down and get things cleaned up and the crash caused structural damage to the building and it was not the only tree to come down in this wind. >> at 6:00 this morning the owner of a warehouse got a call that part of the tree belonged to his next door neighbor came down during the night and came down on the corner of the building and caused structural damage. chunks of bricks and concrete crashed on the streets be low. >> it's a main thoroughfare to clara barton school. even my wife walks our kids this way. fortunate that nobody was underneath it.
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>> i got a text message saying the power was out and came down and saw the tree down. >> that was one of many trees that came down in the ferocious wind. this is filled with a huge branch. >> this wind was howling and rain coming down hard. >> this is the 800 block of lumberton where they cleared tree branches that fell on power lines cutting off electricity to 200 homes with trees down and outages all over, school districts like stratford delays classed but lumberton was forced to cancel classes for date when power could not be turned on inside. >> lots of people are keeping an eye on the sky waiting for the windy, soggy weather to pass. >> it's ominous you look here
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the sun is out and you look over here and it looks like dooms day. it's all over place. >> that back and forth continues sun clouds, sun clouds. and the lumberton schools will be open tomorrow and the missed day will be made up in may. nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. of course we have been following reports of downed trees and wires online at and you can look at power outages and school closings and pictures and videos from the action cam sent to us from viewers in the area. >> the eagles pulled it off a bit a slow start led to a commanding win over the washington red skins, earned the birds the best record in the nfl. jaime an incredible performance from carson wentz. he is just 24 years old. >> that is exciting, that means he will be around here for a
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long time. only his second year in the league. analysts say he does thing they have never seen from a quarterback of any age. he is on favor to win the mvp and the eagles on favor to get to the super bowl in the nfc. they lead it by two and a half games now by a win over the skins, but wentz left everyone saying how did he do that, and 64 yard touch down to rookie matt collins. and zach ertz leads the league with 17 touchdown passes more than all of last season. but plays like this surely tackled and appeared like moses to part the red sea. after wards he was asked carson are you in a zone? >> it feels good. i do feel good, there is always plays every game every week you want back and i feel confident
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in all the guys i just got to get the ball to them and let them make plays. we are picking up big chunks down the field and guys are winning and i'm putting it there. >> the huge win came at a huge cost. left tackle jason peters tore the acl and ncl in his knee and jordan hicks result toured his achilles and both are out for the year. we'll have more on that coming up at 5:00. that is huge. that said eagles have shown depth, and shown the ability to make up for injuries but horrible news. >> thank you jaime. time for a first check of the "action news" traffic report today. lets go live to matt pellman in the traffic center. >> feeling good what can possibly dampen our spirits at this point. i have a couple of ideas, the eastbound side happened at trooper road and pushed it off to the side at first after through by valley forge,
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everything is on the side from troop toward 1st avenue and head into 202. and we are left over with the downed tree and downed wires at plymouth meeting at the ikea store. and i would stay on callwell lane to get around that. and slow spots this afternoon and a bad crash in havertown at miller road. and traffic lights that don't want to work off the walt whitman bridge if you exit the bridge on to front street. some confusion there they are stuck on red. and trouble along cross keys road at route 30 the white horse pike and the truck accident in hamilton township, mercer county. 129 southbound blocked as you come away from 95. jams there at 4 miles per hour.
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and lets look at the waze app this afternoon s coming southbound on the roosevelt boulevard in the inner drive from oxford circle reports of a major accident there, stay on the out of drive from south street and broad instead. >> thank you. and up next on "action news" today. major developments out of washington today where a republican senator has just announced his retirement and did it with a scathing speech about president trump and his own republican colleagues hear his words coming up next. students in one local school district are celebrating, find out why they get to sleep in a little bit later.
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in a blistering speech on
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capitol hill big flake give a blistering special about donald trump calling his colleagues complicit. he will not seek re-election saying there may be no place for a republican like in the current party like me. and saying that republicans much no longer compromise their principals and no longer be silent. >> we were not made grade by indulging in or exall thing our greatest impulses glorifying in the things that divide us and calling fake things true and true things fake. >> flake want on to blame the president for a disregard for truth and decency and risking america's strength at home and abroad. >> donald trump sat down with gop senators for a closed door luncheon and focused mostly on his tax plan but there was
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tension in the room because of a feud between president trump and bob corker the representative from tennessee. 'accused corker who is retiring of attempting to block the efforts on tax cuts calling him a light weight. corker fired back. >> the president has great difficulty with the truth. >> do you regret supporting him in the election? >> lets just put it this way. i would not do it again. i don't know why he lowers himself to such a low, low standard. there was no interaction between president trump and cocker after their angry exchange of insults but he didn't touch on the tension and they could lose if all democrats vote again the plan. house speaker, paul ryan told both men to cool it that the
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goal of getting tax reform passed this year is the top priority. put their feelings aside. >> all right thank you. they are cleaning up from heavy flooding after nine tornadoes across the carolinas and the national weather service is working to confirm the number of twisters and the win was strong enough to knock over trucks and dozens of driver his to be rescued from high water. the same storm lifted planes off the ground and flipped them over at the airport. nobody died in all of this. to wall street, a very strong day on this tuesday. the dow closing up 167 points at 23,441. that is a new closing high record. the nasdaq also up more than 11.5 on the day. and the s&p 500 up more than 4 points. melissa magee is along for adam joseph today. you saw rain this morning and we
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kicked that out of here quickly. >> a lot of clouds breaking for sunshine. and we walk to the weather center and talk about the details. sky 6 hd looking at penn's landing on this tuesday afternoon. we see the fall toll yath and the leaves there and the winds blowing a bit as well. we'll talk about the winds they were certainly a factor earlier today. and we had the winds strong in the upper layers in the at pose fear. and vertly aligned as well. at the surface winds 10 to 15 miles per hour and upper layers they were gusting as high as 50 miles per hour. at 4,000 feet. that hatches as the cold front was coming through and ahead of the cold front you had mixing coming down and you had the winds mixing down to the surface and that is why we had the winds in dover today. and a breeze going on now and
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look at the sustained winds, 15 miles per hour in philadelphia and 18 in the poconos and 10 in lancaster and cape may a wind sustained at 14 miles per hour and 16 miles per hour there in dover. temperatures though ahead of the front and behind it, still mild at 73 in the city. and 75 for allentown and reading 75 degrees and lancaster 73. here is a satellite 6 along with action radar there is the cold front making the progress to the east pressing into new england now, a pocket of clear skies for philadelphia and points to the north and west and a fair amount of cloud cover there in south jersey from atlantic city and up into surf city as well as something to keep in mind tonight. and partly cloudy and turning less humid as we go throughout the overnight. 49 in allentown, and 49 in lancaster, and 54 in philadelphia and 55 degree at the boardwalk. as we get into our wednesday a
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nice seasonable day. i think we'll have sun to start. 55 at 8:00 in the morning. but a trough of low pressure moving through and sun giving way to clouds and an isolated showers into the afternoon and most spot should stay dry. the four day at 4:00. high of 67 and cool and breezy with a bit a sprinkle and high of 60. on friday brighter and milder and a high temperature of 65. nice and comfortable for the first start of our weekend a high of 71 and we'll let you know if a dry stretch continues coming up at 4:30. i'll send it back over to you. >> dozens of military members from delaware are on their way to puerto rico to support hurricane relief efforts there. 36 soldiers for the delaware national guards company gathered at the smyrna readiness center and it was governor john carnie that wished the soldiers well and gave parting words and they will deploy for 60 days and
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bring supplies necessary to support citizens in puerto rico as they recover from hurricane maria. and up here next, students at a local school district will have to adjust their alarms, i don't think they will complain about it. why their class times are changing. the north philadelphia staple is celebrating 45 years in business. we'll head to denise's. >> and one shore town is trying to silence mr. softy and friends. where you may not hear the iconic sounds of summer coming up in big talkers. she never let anything slow her down. even now. and aetna is moving medicare forward right along with her,
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12 oz new york strip, center-cut flo's filet, for a limited time, 14 ounce delmonico. the feeling. the flavor. the place. longhorn steakhouse. you can't fake steak. well, at least one local school district is heeding the call for later start times at middle and high schools. next year middletown high schools will start at 8:00 a.m. 20 minutes later than now. they say that later times improve performances and teens can get more sleep.
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that they need. 20 minutes makes a big difference and local residents can learn a job with one of the largest employers if they can complete a training program. those that graduate will be dar teed a position in medical programming with cooper medical. it's free for people that live in camden. >> this program opens doors for residents in this great city. we have to give them opportunity for growth and to flourish. >> you must be a high school graduate or have a ged. 25 years is a milestone and her silver anniversary is going to be a protectiony sweet week long celebration. >> it's a long time. i was a young lady when i
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started and things have changed in 25 years. >> one thing has not changed. since 1992, denise is a staple on north 22nd street. and as you surely though denise's sweets synonymous for the holidays, people line up for blocks to get the cakes and pies and cookies. the secret is simple, she has not changed her recipes since day one. >> we will not compromise on the ingredients and maintain the way we bake it today is the way we baked it 25 years ago. >> denise had her fair share of heart ache her shop burned down and reopened aof a year. and thanks her customers that stayed loyal for years. you get to see generations come
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in and bring the little ones in for the cookies and cupcakes. >> that looks so good. i have got to get to denise's. "action news" continues the long history of celebrating and highlighting positive news. stories that make us philly proud find more on our website at there is more ahead including a look at the seemingly convenient kitchen staples that some say are a waste of money. and an effort to right the wrong of vandals is completed at a local jewish cemetery. how thousands of dollars of donations paid off at mt. carmel coming up.
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"action news" continues. >> hello again 4:30 and "action news" continues with an update on the story that touched so many of our viewers yesterday. the mother of a little eagles fan known as it's dutch destroyer says about the efforts to honor her late son. >> and wind whipped flames hit a home in south jersey how they escaped the inferno coming up. and why a shore town is considering banning ice-cream trucks from their beaches.
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>> and hundreds of vandalized head stones at mount carmel cemetery is restored thanks to the generosity of strangers and the hard work of volunteers. john rawlins is live now with the results there. >> reporter: hi sharrie. well this cemetery is here almost 200 years, the vandalized section is restored and we'll show you it here. and there is still a fundraising effort online to raise funds for the restoration, and the mayor today hosted by natalie adler. >> and mayor kenney placed decorated pebbles on one head stone in accordance with jewish custom and said a prayer, may all embracing peace shower down from the heavens on all the people on earth. >> kenney was here to see the
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275 head stones toppled and damaged last february. and brought in people to repair crashinged stones, the mayor remembers helping one man lift his father's head stone that was pushed over. >> the man was so distraught trying to put it back in place and i almost wrenched by back but now it's totally fixed. >> enough funds were fixed that the stones that were showing signs of able and needed repairs. and now there are still 300 stones that could use tlc. but the mayor focused on those last february that intentionally caused damage and hurt. >> people seem to have no respect or no decency when it comes to honoring places like this that should be honored and
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sacred and quiet and peaceful. >> there is still a sizable reward for the arrest and conviction of the vandals responsible. there is no arrests yet and nobody has come forth to claim responsibility. >> thank you john into we just learned news about a head-on collision in newark, delaware. that one person died and three others were injured in the crash on ott chapel road a 93-year-old man was heading northbound when his toyota hit the guardrail. he went directly into the path of a honda civic, a young man from maryland was in the passenger when he was killed and a second passengerer and the driver of the toyota were hospitalized. a father and son narrowly escape this raging house fire in
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pleasantville atlantic county, "action news" viewer, santiago was driving near lyndon avenues when he saw the smoke. when he got closer he realized the two story home was engulfed in flames and high winds fanned the flames making it difficult to get out. and a father and his 5-year-old son were able to get out using the second floor porch before fire consumed their house. they were taken to the hospital for injuries sustained. and four puppies were rescued. gusty winds and storms caused a few problems overnight as they moved through the delaware valley, in south philadelphia the large tree was uprooted and came tumbling down and the root of the tree smash nood a parked car and the falling tree took out a nearby power line, peco has been on scene making repairs and making sure that that area has
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electricity. >> strong winds were also to blame for bringing down power lines in lower merion, montgomery county. police had to close bryn mawr avenue between broad acres and manayunk roads to peco crews could make the repairs there. and it opened in time for the morning it compute. the morning commute was mostly lousy, but this afternoon a different story. meteorologist, melissa magee, in with us today with the details. >> hey brian and sharrie. the sunshine is starting to make a come back in some locations and it's rain is moving on out. temperatures across the region despite the clouds temperatures are mild 73 in the city and 75 in wilmington and middle 70s in allentown the lehigh valley and look over my shoulder. sky 6 hd we are down the shore in cape may and you notice sun popping up if you take it out
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across coastal sections of new jersey, if you look out at the ocean dark skies and a fair amount of cloud cover overhead. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan we are tracking the showers there in atlantic city and cape may, that is why we have gloomy skies just off the coast and a lot of rain is presentation into new england and out of our region and conditions clear out and cool down into the middle half of our work week. we'll send it back over to you. >> thank you. >> senior citizens in chester county. focusing on the health and wellness today. the senior living committee held this expo at their campus in paoli, and there was a massage therapist on hand and wide range of professionals to answer medical questions and help with financial planning. and eagles fans are flying high after a big win at the
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link. and with key players out with injuries what do fans think about the playoff prospects now. monica malpass is here with more. >> anyone that watched the game probably saw both hits and caught their breath and now jason peters and jordan hicks are both sidelines, but nothing really can keep eagle fans down. sara bloomquist has the positives that the eagles next is focusing on tonight at 5:00. and new at 5:00 it's easier than ever to learn the basics of cpr thanks to high tech help in center city philadelphia. ali gorman ahead with health check. coming your way on "action news" at 5:00. >> the free library of philadelphia host aid friendly competition today. local students were invited to participate in the scrabble 101 event and challenged themselves
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in various forms of the word game and hope that the children will learn vokery skills. a story that touched heards in the region an cross the country. the family of lucas custer says it has raised some $100,000 in the last 24 hours since the little boy's story aired. lucas lost his battle with cancer this past summer but not before meeting his football icon and gave him a bracelet and carson wentz wore it every game this season in honor of lucas's memory. they were at the linc celebrating and now they are selling them as fast as they can make them. quite the story. a lot of tears in the newsroom. >> still to come here yesterday. you hate a gift someone gave you. there is an option for that. which store is letting people return a gift before they even
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get it. plus nothing signals summer like the sound of the ice-cream truck but kids in one jersey shore town may not be able to enjoy that simple pleasure next season. why avalon is thinking about banning mr. softy and friends. >> and a man got a ticket by not exercising his right to remain silent. he was reportedly fined for belting out a 90s tune while inside of his own car.
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the father of a texas toddler since he allegedly left her in a coyote infested alley. he confessed that 3-year-old sharon did not wander off after placing her outside as a punishment but the toddler choked to death on milk. matthews admitted to removing her body from the home and her remains were found on sunday and he is charged with felony injury
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to a child but that could be upgraded when they ultimately determine the cause of sharon's death. a bank customer is called a hero when he tackled a man with a gun and it shows the would be robber walking into the homes dale bank. that is when roberts pounced on the man forcing him to the floor and the good samaritan slammed the robber down again and took his gun and threw the bag of cash away from the robber and the man ran out the door but was caught nearby. a brazen smash and grab caught on camera in iowa. a man used rocks or bricks to break through the glass of a cell phone store. and filled a garbage can and was
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out in 10 minutes and they are looking to see if he is responsible for robbing other stores in the past two weeks. now an update to a story we brought you here on "action news" at 4:00. police have released the man accused of stalking two children after the children admitted they made the whole thing up. that the man seen here was following them and the children even produced a note addressed to their father. i am watching you the man is cute. the man turned himself in disputing the allegations and when questioned the they admitted it was a lie and they said they didn't like the babysitter their parents left them with on vacation. >> and the late nest holiday gift giving, practical and genius or a sad impersonal mood that strips the magic from the season.get has a new online fea
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called gift now. you order the gift and send it to the recipient. the person gets to decide if they want it or if they want to alter the order, maybe the wrong side or already have it or don't want it and can even opt for a gift card instead. and target says the to stop with return ares and l shipping costs. and the iconic sound of the. ♪ ♪ that is the sound. but avalon is considering banning mr. softy and friends, bells from ringing on the beach, the borough's council is considering banning peddlers from hawking or selling ice-cream on the beach or street too and strip push carts of the
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bells and whistles they use to get your attention. and people have been complaining and that it's disrupting the speech and some say leave our sounds and summer staples alone. and when i'm alone you may mistake me for adele. total lie. but one guy in montreal, canada he was passionate about a popular 90s hit he got a ticket for it. ♪ everybody dance now >> i love this guy, the dance anthem going to make you sweat. when it came out on the radio, he broke out in song and it ends up getting him pulled over by four police officers that slapped him with a $149 fine.
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>> and they asked me if i screamed and i said no i was just singing. he said okay i need your drivers license -- >> so yes, that ticket there is for screaming in a public space. reminder he was in his car. he is appealing the ticket and hopes he gets a judge that likes dance music and when i hear that song it makes me want to roger rabbit. you know kid and play. >> you should have seen me in the day. >> i am guilty of a felony in my shower on a daily basis. lets get a check of the roads. >> matt pellman here with the update for us. >> everybody drive now and if you drive home it's not a quick ticket because of a crash on the eastbound lane as approaching willow grove taking out the left lane. speeds of just like 20 miles per hour or 30 miles per hour eastbound norristown to the
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scene. and south of plymouth meeting a downed tree and wires from the overnight hours, by the ikea. allenwood road is brocked off. and check out this situation a truck accident along 422 eastbound side completely gone and the eastbound delay has vanished but the westbound delay with normal afternoon volume is kicking in. and a pretty bad crash by penn state greg fvalley. and roosevelt boulevard northbound side at whitaker where the ihop is on the southbound side. stick with the outer drive. reports of a southbound accident too with the waze app in the last half hour. and traffic light is on the fritz walt whitman bridge to front street. if you can avoid that you will be better off but they fixed the lights in berlin at cross keys
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road. and not finished cleaning up the truck accident 129 southbound is blocked and use 295 are you better off and the burlington bristol bridge wrapping up an opening and traffic should move shortly. mass transit issues in the next half hour. >> thank you. meteorologist, melissa magee, is standing byy with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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accuweather time melissa magee with the sunshine back. >> the rain is moving on out and temperatures get cooler tomorrow but still feeling nice. we show you the picture outside sky 6 hd there at spring mountain. and this time of year, , friday into the turns
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into scream mountain in time for halloween some sights to check out as we get closer and closer to halloween next week. we are looking at stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see all of that rain starting to press out into the atlantic. pressing into new england and we go in tighter you notice showers down in south jersey off the coast of atlantic city, some moisture still in sea isle city and sprinkles there in cape may. this will continue to move on off to the east as we go throughout the rest of our afternoon and into tonight. temperatures though still mild in the wake of that front departing. 73 in the city, and 75 in allentown and lower 70s in lancaster and the coast of cape may 70 and dover in the upper 60s. here is satellite 6 along with action radar you can see we have the moisture moving off to the east and we start to carve out sunshine for philadelphia and points to the north and west. and still clouds hanging on to coastal sections of income, low pressure off the great lakes and the ohio valley that comes
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through into wednesday and thursday. for the rest of tonight it's partly cloudy and you will also notice the difference and a drop in the humidity. you'll fall down to 49 in the suburbs and 54 in philadelphia. and winds turn northwesterly and a nice breeze by midweek. here is the setup on our wednesday, the area of low pressure is starting to depart and high temperature tomorrow coming in at 67 and clouds and sunshine and a cooler feel on the way. you'll notice that, and as we get into thursday we track the trough of low pressure that moves on through and limited sunshine and isolate the sprinkle and a cooler and breezy day a high temperature of 60 and we have the north-northwestly wind of 8 to 16 miles per hour. here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast clouds and some sunshine on wednesday and high temperature 67 and thursday the trough moves through and high of 60 and isolated sprinkle is possible.
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friday it's brighter and milder. a high temperature of 65, nice and comfortable on saturday. a high of 71 degrees and the eagles back at home. taking on the 49ers, rain will arrive by then picking up an inch of rain and 66 and monday brisk and cool with the high of 57 degrees. and will it be a trick or treat on tuesday. well, we have got a halloween chill we can call it that high temperature then coming in at 59 degrees, temperatures get close toward normal tomorrow as we go throughout the week we are up and down halloween now looking cool. a light jacket of the costume. >> very nice thank you melissa. certain kitchen staples are suppose to help us save time and money, but do they? joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye.
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she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah.
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there are a lot of hacks meant to make our lives easer in the kitchen. and some of them end up costing us more by way of wasted food. lets talk about olive oil, it's suppose to be stored in a dark air tight container. which is why it's usually packaged like that. when you buy one of those clear olive oil containers the one you put on the counter, you are basically wasting money because the olive oil spoils faster and same for eggs, the carton is the best way to keep them and you get a fancy tray that gets them exposed, they go bad before the expiration day and items like presliced cheese and fruits and
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veggies, they spoil faster. and folks at bon appetit rounded up a list to restore them to yesterday's glory. fries you can heat them for one or two minutes under the broiler and cheesesteak wrap it in foil and heat in the oven at 350 degrees. pasta right in the microwave and fish let it get to room temperature before popping it in the oven. >> and pizza, she says hot pan on the stove top stick the pizza on there and it revives it in no time. finally here an upstate new york store went from a beautiful mess to a literal mess. the dump truck hitted store
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called a beautiful mess. the owner received a call from police saying that the truck rolled away from a gas station and the store was badly darthed and flak as a bit a sense of humor and says she can laugh at the irony of all of this. >> she didn't see that coming. >> for brian taff, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph and melissa magee, i'm sharrie williams. join us tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at at 10:00 on phl 17. "action news" at 5:00 is coming up next.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. five years behind bars that is the sentence for former da, seth williams. after pleading guilty to bribery. >> williams was facing more than two dozen charges when he went to court in june and after the
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plea deal he faced charges for only one crime. vernon odom is outside of the federal courthouse with more. >> reporter: good evening rick and to you monica, courtroom 14 a at the courthouse was packed this afternoon and all of them knew what was coming and the hearing was tense and full of dramatic statements and things like that. even though seth williams said little only answering the judge's questions with no you're honor. >> seth williams if prison since late june and basically solitary confinement looks gaunt and occasionally wiping tears from his eyes as the federal prosecutor asked judge paul diamond to impose the maximum sentence. five years, which williams agreed to when he took the plea. >> this was a serious case involving corruption involving fraud and rare that we


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