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seriously injured a child. chopper 6 hd was over the accident scene along alabama and fairview streets. the accident happened just before 5:00. and this is viewer video from the ground it shows medics attending to the child's injuries, while witnesses offered comfort. the child was struck while crossing in front of the bus. that child is being treated at cooper medical center. not clear if the child was on the bus and had just gotten off. bringing you the new information when you get is here at 6abc.com. a rash of home burglaries in abington township. happening on jericho road and two more robberies happening tuesday. in all three cases, the bandits got through open windows. when the residents were asleep. the 1400 block of jericho road
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and the 1800 block of liukins avenue and the 2800 block of lillian avenue, those are the three targets "action news" reporter trish hartman is live. >> reporter: no leads yet jim but police want people to lock their doors and windows, in all three cases it was a window left unlocked that gave the suspect access. >> it was tuesday morning katie noticed something was not quite right in her willow grove home. >> i was leaving for work and noticed the couch cushion was on its side. >> and discovered a lawn chair was pushed against the window and realize the house was burglarized. and someone was walking around the house and that was unsettling. and a wallet and purse could say
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it was gone. it was one of three burglaries in abington township around the corner of the 1800 block of liukins avenue. it happen aid week ago on the 1400 block of jericho road in wilmington. it happened overnight while the victims were sleeping and entered through an unlocked window. >> they conpry glass to get in a car or window. and were surprised to get into the quiet area and already getting things secure. keeping things locked and doors locked. >> they are think being installing surveillance cameras, saying the news is disturbing. i'm really disappointed. hearing news like that on my block. a lot of my neighbors are older and retired. >> when all three cases a small amount of cases one case a
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laptop was stolen and if you have information contact investigators, reporting live trish hartman, channel 6 "action news." >> the dean a west philadelphia elementary school has been charged with a statutory rape an eighth grade student. 42-year-old omar harrison was a dean of students at the master charter school at the time of the alleged assault. the victim told police that harrison gave her a ride in tinicum township. school officials say that they first learned about the allegations on friday. and harrison has since been fired. just a short time ago the school released a statement. saying in part inappropriate contact with students is inexcusable. the students safety is the first priority. harrison is held on $100,000 bail. the woman is fighting foreher
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life after being rescued from the house fire in the holmesburg section of philadelphia held at the meridian this morning. once the firefighters knocked down the flames they found the woman inside and she was taken to torresdale in critical condition. no word on what sparked the blaze. three people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash in salem county. two vehicles collided head-on and along the 200 block of telegraph road just before noon. one person was ejected from the vehicle and two others were trapped. and no word what caused the crash. >> the republican controlled pennsylvania legislature is doubling down on the expanse of gambling to help fill a huge hole in the state budget. whether the state expanded gambling and borrow a huge amount of money depends on governor wolf.
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sara bloomquist is live at the philadelphia international airport even they can get gambling on the legislation approved last night. >> jim that, is right. you could soon be gambling at the airport. while you way for your flight. and gambling coming to truck stops and portales and brick and mortar sites and could be casinos, governor wolf has yet to sign the extension bill that the house sent its way this morning. interactive gaming could soon be coming to philadelphia international airport and several owner airports across the commonwealth. >> i love it. >> i'm from canada. it doesn't impact me financially and i would pass the time and i would love it. >> it's not going to impact me. >> the pennsylvania house sent governor wolf the just unveiled plan to expand casino style gambling across the state today. along with airports the bill
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would allow five terminals along rest stops and 10 new mini casino sites and hope to see 100 million more from licensing fees and gambling losses to stretch the finances. >> if that is something you want to do and it's legal. have at that time. but never been attractive to me, i work too hard for my money. >> governor wolf has not reviewed the 470 page bill and has 10 days to look at it. >> i'll look at what is on my desk and see if it's something that is worthy of my signature. >> critics worn that the bill will cause an explosion of gambling. >> we have never been able to solve the budget problems with gambling to this date and not going to happen in the future. >> reporter: this bill would make pennsylvania the first state in the nation, with both
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casino and lottery games online. the state is already number two in the nation for commercial revenue taking in $1.4 billion in taxes already. live at the philadelphia international airport. now, a story that you will see only on "action news." a montgomery county couple have a harrowing experience on their ride to work this morning. this is a photograph of the muffler that flew off a truck into jim and felicia wolf's car. they were traveling to pottstown to eaglesville and the metal pierced the windshield and mercifully landed between the husband and wife. >> it happened. and all the glass everywhere, and on my face. lucky i'm facedown. and not all in the glass and is in front of me -- and i say
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thank the lord. thank god. >> the roths say the truck driver never stopped and likely never realized what had happened . now the race for new jersey governor, democrat candidate phil murphy met with supporters in princeton and meantime the gold star father that criticized donald trump campaigned in camden county and rallied murphy supporters at the collingswood center this morning. republican candidate, kim guadagno was in sayerville middlesex county and discussed the danger fz murphy's prom toys make new jersey a sanctuary state. and middlesex is a sanctuary way county and released criminals arrested by ice and the jail does not clay withism gration detainers. and coming up tonight an early space program relic goes under wrap as funds are restored to secure it.
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>> we heard about therapy dogs but have you heard good therapy chickens. i'm nora muchanic coming up next you'll meet rosebud. >> i'm tracking foul weather for part of your weekend. we'll have frost advisories in effect for the accuweather forecast. >> and despite all the early season success eagles quarterback carson wentz is taking it one day at a time. ducis rogers with that story and more when we continue.
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an artifact of the space program went under wraps this morning. the mercury center gondola is used to train the american
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pioneers of space flight including alan shepherd, john glenn and neil armstrong. it was shrink wrapped waiting restoration. once located in warminster. it has been on display at the penn state chamber since returning to bucks county in 2011. pint sized leaders in the east mt. airy section were sworn in today and the students were recently select the at the delaware elementary school and after today the students will help make decisions to help the school live up to the motto we build roosevelt. the story a chicken named rosebud. of course most chickens don't have names but given we are telling her story on "action news" this is not just another chicken and you would be right.
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here is nora muchanic. >> reporter: you may have heard of therapy dogs or even therapy horses but rosebud a therapy chicken is a whole different breed. she was visiting the tops adult program in cherry hill where she is always a hit. >> she is very none threatening and most people really just enjoy the whole feel of her and the strokes of her, it calms them. >> my friend. you are so cute. >> 22-year-old stephan sings to rosebud. >> she is very soft and cuddly, and a good friend. >> i like her calm demeanor and the way her feathers feel smooth. rosebuds owner is a retired nurse mid wife who loves chick and and trained to be a chicken handler.
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gwen knew from the time she was a chick she had the right stuff. the right temperament to be a therapy chicken. >> she loved to be held and on my lap and be cuddled. rosebud has her own facebook page and is a busy chicken regularly visiting nursing homes and library ares free of charge. >> we are chicken ambassadors showing people they are not dirty barn yard animals. rosebud wear a diaper for inside visits and there is sand sanitizer for after. >> it feels look a mercal. a wonder of experience. >> in cherry hill, i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news."
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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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eagles getting ready for the 49 others and potentially bad weather. >> cecily work on that for us. >> the eagles look to run their
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record when they host the niners. there are factors and carson wentz is at the top of the list. >> he has a touch down! >> carson wentz has thrown himself into the mvp race but you would never know he leads the quarterback in touch downs and wins from talking to him. >> i am just wired that way, block out as much as i can to stay focused and can't get too high or low. >> he is doing a held a job, is he no longer a rookie but a veteran. sec year have you to play three games but he surpassed that. >> wentz is not looking at the past but looking forward moving on focused on the 49ers. >> we turned the script fast around here. that is the beautiful part of the nfl good or bad on to the next and we keep rolling. >> the reason he is having more
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success and looking comfortable in year two, he is convinced doug peter to run plays he ran at college in north dakota state. and wentz group a great baseball player than game is helping this game out here. >> honestly when i was a kid, i always had a ball in my hand and driving my parents crazy. playing football and baseball and a multisportage sleet helped out my athleticism. >> and the elephant in the room when he meets with his coaches, among the thing the perfectionists quarterback wants to work on. jeff skversky channel 6 "action news." the flyers are hoping to put tuesday's stinker against anaheim behind him and they skate in ottawa, the sixer his a
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m m monume monumental melt down. erick gordon hit a game winning three at the buzzer and you call that an ugly loss. >> i didn't have problem with the defense i thought it was pretty good and i look forward to seeing the tape but executing offensively down the stretch -- was disappointing. >> the yankees have fired manager, joe girardi after ten seasons on the job and one win awa way from making it to the world series and the phillies still need a manager. just saying. >> the world series when in favor of the houston. and george springer hit a homer in the 10th inning. eight homers were hit between to teams and game three tomorrow in houston. penn state is just two days away from a date with oef ohio
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state and penn state has to contain j.t. barrett he accounted for seven touch downs last week, one of the most successful quarterbacks in school history is not the most successful quarterbacks in big ten history and nationally. have you to respect everything that guy could do in his career. penn state ranked second in the nation a 6.5 underdog in this game. >> tough to win in that stadium in columbus. students and athletes in newcastle delaware learned about the importance of good decision making from a former philadelphia eagle. dr. len berman also served in the marine corps and said the not about where you start but where you finish and their level of success will be based off
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their attitude.
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pumpkin patch heading out there feeling like fall and frost in the pumpkins by tomorrow morning and live on sky 6 hd taking a look at the center city skyline. the view from temple university. a nice looking sunset and the sunsets at 6:06 and nice looking dawn the clouds are moving out tonight.
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thursday night the time forever the weekend preview. and saturday is looking really, really nice. mild with a high of 72 degrees and clouds thicken and rain arriving late saturday night and sunday the potential for a soaking rain and 63 on sunday that is seasonably cool. and today never made it out of the 50s. 5 in philadelphia currently and our high is 58. and below formal for a change in this warm october. allentown and trenton 53 and the poconos 44. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we got a good amounts of cloud cover even showers from the dip. the trough that moved through today. it's lifting out now. high pressure is building in and what this will do it clear out our skies and diminish the winds. it's a cold night. overnight low 34 degree in the cooler suburbs center city 42 and with the winds light it's a
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perfect setup for frost. frost advisories posted for the northern and west counties and interior south jersey and if you have late season plans, you want to cover them up tonight. tomorrow we are back in the sunshine with high pressure in control of our weather, really, really nice day. high slightly above normal 65 degrees and heading into the weekend with the high pressure offshore, low pressure to the north and west. the strong flow out of the southwest. and that will warm us up. 72 degrees. increasing clouds and sun we tap into tropical moisture and this shows future tracker 6 midnight saturday night a few scattered showers and 9:00 heavy rain in parts of delaware and 1:00 on sunday it's still raining and heading to the eagles game and you want to take the rain gear, periods of rain through the game mild and temperatures will drop into the 60s. the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast for your friday. lots of sunshine and 65 degrees and saturday we bump it up to 72 and bring in the clouds late in the day and sunday periods of rain some heavy and could get 1 to 3 inches of rain depending on the track of a tropical low and 63 degrees and behind that we try out on monday. but extremely windy and wind gusts could be up to 40 or 50 miles per hour. and cooler and 58 degrees and tuesday the winds diminish and good amount of sunshine and a halloween chill and temperatures below normal. 59 degrees and wednesday a mixture of clouds and sunshine and 60 and thursday it clouds up with a possible of more rain and a high of 65 degrees. i will have an update on the timing of the weekend rain at 11:00. world news tonight with david muir is next on channel 6. and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rogers. and please join us for a special troubleshooters report at 11:00
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here on channel 6. the troubleshooters get to the bottom of an interesting phone number mixup that caused quite a headache for one new jersey family. >> reporter: the cell phone belongs to this guy in south jersey keeps ring are and ringing and you won't believe who is calling. customers of a major credit card company. the troubleshooters get the calls to stop and get results for the credit card customers affected. you could be one of them. a special troubleshooters tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. for cecily tynan, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00. 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. 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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( floor creaks) i can't believe we're doing this! (thunder cracks) ahh! gus, you're not scared, are you? i don't like thunder! this is getting creepy! (a wolf howls in the distance) heeey ... -whoa! (shriek) did you say creepy? fang-tastic fortune. the new scratch off from the pennsylvania lottery. yeah, with top prizes of $50 grand. that's a monster of a prize! (giggles) (laughs) keep on scratchin'! a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward.
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tonight, breaking news as we come on the air. the top secret jfk files. promised to the american public, president trump said they were coming today. where are they? the fbi, the cia, are they now concerned? what the white house just revealed. what releasing some of the material pose a national security threat? also tonight, the president and his very personal story about his brother. as the president now declares an open yoid emergency. the hunt for a serial killer. the new videos just released. and the one thing, what could be a major clue tonight. the deadly plot. the high school teens and the explosive what they were allegedly about to do. we have breaking news on harvey weinstein what he did just today. and the diane sawyer exclusive tonight. ashley judd, the first to come forward, now more than 65 women. judd

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