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dangerous and if he is seen in public we ask the public not to approach him and call 911. michael huggins the last of the four some juveniles that escaped. huggin the last to be located on the run since this morning and the focus remains in bring ton. >> that is why the perimeter is set up in the area. the best educated guess.
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>> there is reasonably that he was in the company of the three subjects that were taken into custody today. >> it's a far trek to bridgeton cumberland county to the facility in egg harbor city they escaped from and it's alleged they stole a vehicle on the run and crashed it not far from the facility and the search on the grown and in the air continues as the local agencies hit night fall. the chief said this to the public. >> obviously he is charged with the homicide he was not a random act. as the investigation unfolded. as far as the citizens are concerned i would not be overly cautious that someone is running through the city to commit random acts but if you see him contact us don't attempt to confront. >> and jim in all cases where a fugitive is on the run there is
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a message tonight from authorities to family members of this fugitive do not help him turn him in. you could face serious charges. jim back to you. >> in philadelphia two brothers accused of murdering a father in front of his toddler in spring garden were in court this morning. 16-year-old marvin roberts and tis 21-year-old brother maurice allegedly gunned down gerard granzel in september. video corded with sound was played for the judge today, attorneys and defendants and the attorneys say the clip was hard to watch. >> if you saw how calm jerry granzel was and how he tried to reason with them and gave them his wallet and wanted to make sure he could get his daughter out of the backseat of that car and they shot him any way. >> the roberts brothers remain behind bars and face life in
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prison without parole if convicted. the judge sided with the city in a case against the u.s. government and that a major grant could not be withheld because philadelphia is a sanctuary city. the federal government threatened to cut off thousands of dollars for not cooperating with federal officials. $1.6 million was at stake for philadelphia and the city filed suit against jeff sessions in august. >> philadelphia police are trying to track down a tow truck driver who allegedly shot and killed another driver on sunday. chad pradelli interviewed the suspect in a report on the tow truck industry. chad is now live at 52nd and lancaster, the scene of the shooting this past saturday. >> reporter: yes, law enforcement tells me that the
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shooting appears to be over towing turf and the homicide investigators did not confirm the motive. it happened at the sunoco gas station 2:30 saturday morning and like you mentioned the alleged gunman the men we encountered before. donnell miller jr. and karl brantly were arguing at this park side sunoco when -- >> they argued and it escalated to where darnel miller when back to his truck and got a handgun. >> and he fired at him and hit him and his truck rolled into a pole and we later got a search warrant for his person and recovered any tow truck but at this moment donnell jr. is at large. >> we first met donnell and his father during an investigation into towing in the city.
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he and other drivers were skirting the rotational towtice tim the city. >> how did you get assigned to the crash? >> >> how did you. >> why are you here? >> why? >> something to see. >> the sunoco is a common hangout for tow drivers and his father was on the scene and remained when his son opened fire and he is cooperating with police and the tow truck was found abandoned in delaware county and they searched the truck as well as the fathers but the alleged murder weapon has not been recovered. >> all we have now is the possession of him in a tow truck and don't have a description of the tow truck at this point. >> i reached the father, donnell miller sr. by phone earlier this
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afternoon and he had no common. chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." thank you. we have an update to a story we told you about last night at 11:00. the shooting of a pregnant woman in the oxford circle section of philadelphia. and what an update it is. the shooting victim went to the hospital with bullet wounds in both legs and at 2:00 a.m. she delivered her baby. vernon odom is live at einstein medical center in olney. what a story this is -- >> reporter: indeed jim and mostly good news, mother and her newborn baby a girl remain here at einstein tonight listed in good condition. in the meantime this happens as the alleged attacker is cooling it in the city jail. >> i just want justice to get served that is it. >> that would be? >> put her where she belongs in jail and make her pay for what she did. >> she wants this woman her next
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door neighbor cox, to be put in jail. it was the culmination of malone and the other. and they said that cox constantly complained that the family and children made too much noise and cox allegedly shot malone who is 9 months pregnant in the legs with a .9 millimeter handgun. >> this is not the first time she pulled out a gun. object 31st was the first instant dent she pulled a gun on my daughter. >> police are investigating all the other incidents. >> arguing with the neighbor is one thing and taking it to the next level and shooting them is another. we frown upon that. this is her and her new baby savannah lynn.
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she arrived healthy at 2:15 this morning. she was treated for the wounds left the einstein medical center and turned around. >> we went back to the hospital at 9:00. >> because -- >> she was having contractions back to back. >> jim, mother and new baby expected to be released from the hospital on friday sometime and cox meanwhile faces aggravated assault and other related charges. vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, vernon. tom lynch an alumnus of eagan catholic high school is giving back in a big way. he and his wife patty announced they are donating $5 million to the school. coming from the link family foundation and conwell eagan
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high school is celebrateling their anniversary. and cowboys week and carson wentz may be relatively new to town but real hear what he has to say about the match-up. >> we saw sunshine and the clouds rolled in and stormtracker 6 live double scan showing rain on the way and i'll have details on the timing and track more rain in the weekend in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we here at 6 abc are collecting your donations for philabundance to help feed the hungry, call 1-877-940-6222. you'll be hearing from sara bloomquist in a moment or two. and log on to to express your generosity. we'll be back in just a minx
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. here at channel 6 the start of the holiday season is marked by the holiday food drive phone bank where we ask you to consider donating to area food banks and philabundance, reporter sara bloomquist is our host all afternoon. sara, once again our viewers show up to show their compassion. all evening we take donations to help philabundance and help to feed the hungry in the philadelphia region. the number to call is 1-877-940-6222. or our viewers can log on to to find more ways to help philabundance serves 90,000 people every single week. we'll be here for a few more minutes until 6:30 this evening if would like to doe fate. i'm joined by 6 abc president and general manager, bernie prazenica and the general director of philabundance and
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bernie is here to announce a donation from 6 abc and the disney owned television group. >> want to thank everybody our partners and everybody participating in the great cause, we will donate on behalf of 6 abc and the disney television group $15,000 and that goes through the nonprofit feeding america, and this is a great cause and philabundance is a great organization and we appreciate everybody's efforts to help people in our community. >> and you said this is just invaluable. >> this effort gets the word out. and there is no way that a nonprofit like ours could do what you are doing and thank you so much and thank you for the donation. it's ely wonderful. >> really great. a great cause. the number to call is 1-877-940-6222. you have a few more minutes and you can log on to the weekend for more information.
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>> thank you. the salvation army kicked off the annual red kettle drive. christie along with the staff served soup to people that made donations at liberty place in center city. the campaign received a $20,000 boost thanks to the ceo of herr foods.
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cowboys week. >> enough said. >> exactly. >> that is all we have to say around here. the records don't matter when they play. actually they do rx the fact that the eagles would bury the cowboys makes this game more anticipated. carson wentz says it was good to get away for the by week but he is ready to get back to work. he has not been in philadelphia all that long but when it comes to dallas week he gets it.
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>> as if our fans are not passionate enough. it's a big week divisional rivals and a lot riding on it and it's a big week and we don't take it lightly either. >> back when i played here in 99, it was all week long, i don't care what else happens the rest of the year have you to beat the cowboys, that is the mind set of the city. and it is. listen they are 2-0 and they are 3-0 in the division and should be a great football game. >> and temple needs one win over the two games to be bowl eligible and the victim saturday is a tall order they host central florida. one thing works is the quarterback position. frank knewtile is impressive as the starter and ran for a touch down in the past two weeks and jaime apody caught up with the man they call frankie juice one-on-one.
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>> 14th ranked and unblemished that is a challenge. you need to win a game how important is it to beat the guys. >> a ranked opponent and good team and lots of speed and lots of athletes but it's enof the day it's the same mentality of a championship game. >> you seem mild manner, but have you to have another side the coach says you are frankie juice. >> on the field and stuff like that but on the sideline i like to get people fired up. i guess it's here and there and i'm low key i guess all the other times. >> what about the nickname? >> that is a coach collins nickname and stick like wild fire. people in camp are like juice, a great nickname by him and cool it stuck. >> good luck this week juice. >> thank you very much i appreciate it. >> you can see more one-on-one
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on temple play book airing in the 9:30 after hour of "action news" on saturday. and the sixers played well they have gone 2-2 and support on the road in the road trip in every game the sixers heard trust the process chants. >> i'm not surprised. the evolution we have gone lieu as an organization. and now a personal type of motto with joel individually. and you know the collection goes to ways that the phrase was born. after five years in. it is not surprising. >> what is up with the flyers they lost to minnesota 3-0 and the wild scored in the first 12 seconds of the game and meanwhile the flyers have not scored a goal in seven periods and they have been shut out advice in a row by flyers goalie. and they will be at winnipeg tonight night. cecily tynan with the accuweather forecast when we
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look who is named no hero by philadelphia magazine and independence blue cross. who is that? it's cecily. presented with the check for $2500 last night for the efforts for good health for all. the money is donated to cecily's charity of choice, that is hospital of philadelphia. we know how devoted you are to your good health and obviously you are spreading the message. >> and i'm happy the money went to chop because as a parents you
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go to the ends of the earth for your children but here in philadelphia we don't have to. we have chop. >> they are miracle workers. >> lets talk about the weather changes on the way the action cam at valley forge national historical park, we had blue skies and sunshine and it was so nice a gorgeous fall day to start and the clouds rolled in and rain on the way and you want to be cautious tomorrow morning. the rain moves through early tomorrow morning and the roads are wet. be careful there are a lot of leaves on the roads and when rain goes on top of leaves, the leaves have a waxy coating and creates a slippery surface like black ice. you want to be careful tomorrow morning with the roads wet and with all the leaves on the roads. temperatures are well above freezing and we don't have to worry about icing, 49 degrees in philadelphia and trenton 47 and cape may 51 and reached a high
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of 53 degrees today still 3 degrees below normal but warmer than the past several days. if you look at november we have had quite a few days below freezing and below average by the way. and the month overall is running a degree and a half below average and the next week big swings in temperatures. satellite and radar showing the reason why the clouds rolled in a front moving out of the ohio valley and it has moisture with it and it's limited. the cloud cover temperatures in the 40s and 11:30 a few scattered showers breaking out in the northwest suburbs and they expand in the wee hours of the morning and philadelphia and areas east they roll out quickly and then in the afternoon we see the return of sunshine and it's self strucking sunshine and cooler air aloft and clouds bubble up and a few sprinkles
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but the big impact on the front is the wind gusts. wind gusts tomorrow afternoon are impressive. 35 to who miles per hour wind gusts. and sustained winds 20 miles per hour mid-afternoon right into the evening commute and then over the weekend we have another round of gusty winds. so tomorrow a cloudy start to the day and nine in the afternoon and a few scattered showers and the high 58 degrees but feeling cooler with the wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. and on friday the cooler air moves into and breezy and high pressure building in and the winds diminish and high 50 degrees with lots of sunshine. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast showers in the morning and clouds break for partly sunny skies and it's windy and the high is 58 degrees and friday the cooler air settles in and the high only 50 degrees and a nice fall day lots of sunshine. and saturday lots of clouds with a few showers developing and they are trending later, 57
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degrees the the high reaching that by saturday night. and sunday whipping winds, 52 degrees and should be dry on sunday and marathon weekend and saturday for the half marathon. for the rothman 8 k in the mid-40s and sunday 46 degrees for the marathon runners, partly sunny and windy and good idea to do drafting. on monday it cools down again and high only 47 degrees and quick recovery on tuesday 52 degrees and wednesday it's chilly again partly sunny with a high of 50 degrees and dry on wednesday and big travel day for the day before thanksgiving and we'll have an update tonight on "action news" at 11:00. abc world news tonight with dade 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 then please join us for a special report here at 11:00 on
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channel 6. the troubleshooters are saving you money by exposing a little known law that could cost you big bucks. here is nydia han with a preview. >> here is the riddle. how can a $2 sign end up costing you more than $300? tonight the troubleshooters have the answer in a seller beware. this is sure to be a big talker and and have you saying, i didn't know that. >> for cecily tynan and ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news. embattled senate candidate roy moore. his attorney, before the cameras, just moments ago. what he now says about moore, and that fifth accuser. and tonight, our team asking the president -- >> should roy moore resign, mr. president? do you believe his accusers? also breaking at this hour, what we've just learned about the deadly shooting, the gunman firing into a kindergarten classroom. the school custodian locking the doors just 8 to 10 seconds before the suspect got there. new video just in tonight, after that suspected serial killer strikes again. the moment authorities want everyone at home to see. the new storm, and holiday travel. the major system now moving across this country. the midwest, then the east coast. snow, heavy rain and wind. and authorities on the psycho path who escaped. you will see him


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