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thousands of secret files were released and what the documents reveal about the kennedy assassination. and police are investigating what cause aid collision involving a local school bus. but the big story on "action news" is the hail of gun fire in south philadelphia. and police confirm it was connected to the deadly shooting of two teenagers earlier this week. at least three bullets for fired into a home on south juniper street less than a mile from the scene where two students were killed on tuesday. >> reporter: rick, now that police confirm that the two incidents are related. this is relate to the double homicide of the two boys, neighbors are on edge and it looks different. look behind me you can see a patrol car here indefinitely and the police commissioner is
candid saying he has real concerns this could spiral out of control. >> we were asleep in bed my husband and i and heard pop pop pop. 14 in a row. >> just past 2:00 residents along south juniper street were jolted out of bed by a hail of gun fire. janet lives next to the home that was targeted. >> i knew right way it was gun fire it was that loud. >> it sounded like gunshots and no noise after it and car sounds, and running. >> police descended on the neighborhood and surrounded this home. the window was littered with bullet holes and a feet away a dozen evidence markers were placed on the street next to bullet casings and suspicions later grew and confirmed this was connected to the murders of the two 16-year-olds and the
home was targeted. >> it's the home of the person of interest. we are very concerned about that. we spoke to the fire of the person of interest. and he was asleep in bed with his wife when the gunshots broke out and this morning he boarded up the home's front window to cover up the bullet holes and did not want to talk on camera, because he did not want to be killed. neighbors meanwhile are concerned. >> i'm worried and concerned. >> there are children up the street and people young and babies and toddlers, and they have to be exposed to this? it's ridiculous. >> i hope they don't come back and target it again. >> and coming back out live to us, the person of interest lives in this home as do his parents, and police have not publically identified this person and we have not either. but police are investigating the two incidents and they are
urging anyone with information to come forward although they are making head way on the initial tragedy of the two teen boys killed earlier this week. we'll pass it along to you. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. >> in northeast philadelphia police responded to levity street. a man barricaded himself inside a car with a gun and police talked him to soundering without harming himself. all right turning to accuweather for your friday. there is heavy rain in the forecast for the second half of the weekend but today the weather is nice and calm. as we look live outside. sky 6 hd showing you the view from the temple university cam and conditions are turning mild this afternoon. just in time for this morning's
forecast. melissa magee is in the weather center, with the weekend forecast. >> reporter: hi rick, happy friday. a better afternoon than yesterday. albeit temperatures slightly milder. looking at satellite 6 along with action radar along much of the mid-atlantic region. we are tracking a soaking rain into sunday and cooler temperatures on the way as we get into next week and for that matter halloween as well. another look at satellite 6 along with action radar we are tapping into a southeasterly wind and with the southerly component with the winds today temperatures are milder this afternoon and a chilly start with the frost advisory for the northwest suburbs and across areas in new jersey. philadelphia's morning low 44 degrees, wilmington down to 39 and atlantic city at the airport 38 and the morning low in
allentown we fell down to the freezing mark in quakertown today. and temperatures are rebounding a bit upper 50s for the i-95 corridor and 63 down in cape may and down in dover coming in at 61. later tonight there is more about high school football and clear and chilly and light winds and kickoff temperature 58 as we get into the fourth quarter, 54 degrees and all the highlights on high school huddle on "action news" after 11:00. we have details on this weekend's soaking rain in the accuweather forecast. >> thank you. get ready for sunday's rain with 6abc.com/weather we'll have the up to the minute forecast from accuweather and live storm tracker 6 radar and follow our team of meteorologists on social media for the latest updates. police are trying to figure out what caused a crash that caused a school bus crash in south philadelphia. there were no students that collided with the truck and a car near the intersection of
31st street. and the bus driver and 55-year-old woman in the car were taken to area hospitals. they are expected to survive their injuries. from the new jersey newsroom today marks 10 years since a rowan university student was beaten to death and police are still asking for help finding his killers. donald fouler was killed during an apparent mugging on the glassboro campus. surveillance cameras captured an image of one of the suspects. but believe there could have been four or five people involved. information for a reward continues to air on a billboard in new jersey. the documents related to the assassination of john f. kennedy is now public. lana zach is riff in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good afternoon. we are pouring over all of these
documents. and one thing is clear. the levels in which they tried to pursue every lead. honestly in edition to the new documents there are just as many questions about the documents that remained classified. for more than 50 years, historians and conspiracy theorys and the public have questioned on what happened in 1963. >> president kennedy is shot in dallas texas. and then two days later lee harvey oswald was killed in police custody -- >> he has been shot. the troves of classified documents are fueling speculation about the the assassination. and today 3,000 of those documents are seeing the light. one memo from 1964 says that investigators was looking into the claims that oswald was an fbi informant and determined he
was not and the fbi director, he was asked about charges that the cia was involved and if there was information that shows quote, oswald was many some way a cia agent. but the document cuts off. but the biggest secret may remain a mystery. president trump decided to keep documents secret for national security. including the names of current and former cia officers and specific intelligence methods that remain viable to protect the nation today. he tweeted jfk files are released and in the end it's my hope to get just about everything to public. >> and another cia document that reveals an anonymous call came into the cambridge news in england just 25 minutes before kennedy was shot. foreshadowing a big event coming out of the united states.
that the soef -- thank you. tom wolf approved $68 million for pen tate and pitt and other universities. it was held up for months over the legislature dispute for state fundings and has not said what he will do with other peases of the puzzle including a massive gambling expang bill. and part of the second annual philly free streets event. police will block off a designated route between 3rd and chestnut in fair hill tomorrow
from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. during that time you can run, walk and bike and play in the streets without playing in the traffic. in preparation for the event the city is towing cars parked in so-called no stopping zones along that route. and still to come on "action news" at noon. police were shocked to find a 10-year-old behind the wheel. and appliances that make your life easier and a device that keeps your home at just the right temperature. the latest in smart home technology and melissa magee is back with a closer look at the forecast from accuweather.
a man drove his car into protests in southern california. the car began pushing through a line of people and one jumped on the hood and then finally stopped. police arrested the driver and he is under investigation for assault with a deadly weapon but has not yet been charged. stunning video shows the moment a vehicle blasted through a restaurant and bar. 10 people were injured. police believe the driver was
speeding when she lost control and slammed into the bar. they rushed to clear the debris and help the injured . a 10-year-old boy led ohio state police on a dangerous high speed chase for 50 miles after of stealing his father's car. other drivers started called 911 when the mother jumped into another vehicle to follow her son. he even cut across a highway median and drove into the path of on coming traffic. >> he was 3 foot tall, a very short kid. i don't know how he even looked out the steering wheel a good driver for 10 year old. the trooper ended up cutting him off causing him to crash. it's unclear if any charges will be filed . coming up tonight at 11:00. plane tickets to paradise a family vacation to the happiest
place on earth perhaps. and wendy saltzman is on the trail a travel agent that has people paying for a trip that went nowhere. >> there are 15 lawsuits against this travel agent whose alleged victims includes single mothers and senior citizens. some turned over their life savings on deals that sounded great. >> i want to talk to you about your travel business. >> how she got away with it for so long and how "action news" is stepping in to try to get the money back. >> it's ridiculous this woman is doing this taking money from people. only on "action news" tonight at 11:00.
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.
people around the country stayed away to preorder the iphone 10. they started taking orders at 3:00 a.m. and the initial batch quickly sold out and people will have to wait several weeks before they ship the phones, set to be released on november 3rd. cvs is in talked to buy a health insurance company. the drug store chain may purchase etna in a deal worth $60 billion. and both companies declined to comment on the rumor.
a new study shows that american's cholesterol levels are improving, the rate of adults with high cholesterol dropped from one in five people in the late 90s to one in eight today. researchers are not sure what is driving the improvements but medications and lifestyle changes played a big role. alicia vitarelli is live in the newsroom now with a preview of 4:00. >> happy freebie friday rick xg we are talking about beer, tacos and pancakes. three of the scary good freebies you can get today. this weekend. really good ones today. and christmas creep. it's not even halloween but some of the halls in manayunk are already decked with bows of holly but is it too soon for holiday cheer. we have a viewer poll and the
manayunk corporation. i'm kind of okay with it rick. >> oh boy. that is a lot of pressure there. thank you. >> santa claus before the great pumpkin. >> okay that time of year. thank you. new england patriots quarterback, tom brady, took a break from his day job to design a new car. the astin martin comes in one color. marine back. he signed a deal with the auto maker and only 12 will be available with a price tag of $360,000. accuweather is coming up when we come right back. stay with us. nobody delivers more for south jersey than steve sweeney.
he stood up to north jersey special interests to increase funding for our schools. he stopped christie's commuter tax, saving south jersey residents over 200 million dollars. and he led the charge to pass paid family leave. aarp applauded sweeney for freezing property taxes for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share. this is video of a snowfall in north minnesota.
it's the first time in eight year the state has measured significant accumulation this early. the first winter storm of the season and broke the record of the daily snowfall for november 27th. >> we can look at it but we are not ready for that. we just have rain to contend with. >> part of the same system but we are on the milder side of that front. picture outside stormtracker 6 live double scan radar, you can see it's dry and we are not tracking precipitation or for that matter the start of our weekend. as we get into sunday the potential of soaking rain a picture outside sky 6 hd looking at the commodore barry bridge, temperatures today are milder than they did yesterday. yesterday we only maxed out in the upper 50s that is where we are now and numbers keep on
climbing, 58 in philadelphia and allentown reading and lancaster. cooler in the poconos 51 with the chilly start with the frost advisory to the north and west and into south jersey and 61 in dover and 61 in beach haven. here is satellite 6 along with action radar dry and quiet across much of the mid-atlantic region tapping into a southeasterly win and that continues to get temperatures milder today than they were yesterday off to the west we track the beginning of the cold front currently moving out of the midwest. moving out of minnesota and pressing into the great lakes and the ohio valley into sunday. mostly sunny and a nice afternoon high pressure is situated to the south, high temperature today 65. and there is the area of low pressure that brought the snow to the northern plains but the trailing cold front is what we are tracking into sunday. as we fast forward into saturday. high pressure moves offshore milder than it will be today.
the high temperature coming in at 72. sunshine and clouds it's warm by saturday afternoon. future tracker 6 showing you the timing of 24 precipitation. as early as tomorrow night. things cloud over in the delaware and lehigh valleys. and the rain arrives in the predawn hours from a west east direction and pockets of heavy rain from the poconos down into wilmington and continues on and off even for the eagles game sunday at 1:00 at the linc something to keep in mind. 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible especially if we tap into the tropical connection from the south and localizeded flooding is a concern. and gusts of 40 miles per hour or higher. and no complaints today sunny and seasonable. high of 65, nice a warm afternoon tomorrow in at 72 for height. and rain on sunday, some of
which could be heavy at times. shy temperature of 66. something to keep in mind if you head to the linc on sunday and windy and cooler on monday with a high temperature of 58. we dry out on tuesday for halloween and it's chilly though with a high temperature coming in at 59 degrees. 60 on wednesday and as we get into next thursday, a high temperature of 65 degrees. a nice start but a wet finish for the weekend. >> thank you. with halloween just around the corner, many "action news" viewers send us costumes and decorations and jack-o-lanterns, we may show them off on "action news." on social media using #6abcaction. and there is more ahead in next half hour of "action news." the early morning shoot that was connected to the shooting of two high school students earlier this week.
spots in cape may. and secretary of defense james mattis is in south korea what he is saying about the concerns over north korea's nuclear program and harvey winestein has file aid lawsuit in delaware. what he demanding from the company he cofounded with his brother. >> and we are continuing to follow a developing story from philadelphia. eight bullets were fired from a home on south juniper street overnight. they say it's connected to the shooting of two 16-year-old's tuesday night. bob brooks is here with more on the investigation. >> reporter: we spoke with the chief of police earlier this morning in his words, he says this is all kind of starting to spiral out of control and the way it might stop if the person of interest come forward as it was their home that was shot up in south philly early this