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the candidates and their surrogates and still hitting the trail hard right here in our area. >> and overgrown weeds and mountain of trash making one city sidewalk too dangerous to walk on. our bruce gordon is getting results g evening, i'm iain pa page. >> i'm lucy noland. it's going to be another night to turn on the heat because temperatures are dropping like a rock again hitting the 30s. >> meteorologist kathy orr broke out her heavy coat. she's life outside our studios in old city tonight. kathy? >> i'll tell you, iain, i have my heavy coat and i chose something lighter. i am under dressed. it ipeople are walking by all bundled up with jackets shock tm today an little bit of a wind is putting a chill in the air i want to show you the temperatures from this morning. because they are pretty incredible. the morning lows across the delaware valley range from 25 degrees in the poconos to 38 in philadelphia. pottstown 26. allentown 27. mt. holly 29. wilmington,ees 30 degrees. so the end of the growing season
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for most of our region. right now, only 38 in the poconos. philadelphia 52. 52 in millville. and wilmington we rebounded 23 degrees to 53. this evening we will fall 50s ah a clouds thickening by 11:00 o'clock. where the temperature will sit at 43 degrees. rain is going to r tomorrow morning it will be cold enough in the the scranton area for freezing rain. there's a freezing rain advisory fort poconos. we'll stay dry in the morning but more rain mnoon and tomorrow evening. so coming up, in the seven day forecast, we'll talk more about temperatures and rebounding. we have more rain, more wind and then a brief warmup it will be the tail of two seasons as temperatures could get back into the 70s again. hard to believe. >> iis kathy. delaware conte teenager faces very serious charges tonight for what investigators say he did on the campus of
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villanova university. >> police say he took pictures creating child porn. 19-year-old vincent cane of marple township charged with felony child pornography and invasion of privacy. prosecutors say cane was a part-time student at villanova and lives off campus. put a camera inside a bathroom on campus and cvs he work at. student found the camera on campus and told police. prosecutors say cane admitted to taking pictures for nearly twone than 50,000 images on adrive at. villanova says pictures were taken on their campus in april of september of this year. the student has not been permitted on campus since just after the investigation started. the school is offering support to any student who may have been recorded.wn with weeds and littered with piles of trash fox 29's getting results for pedestrians tired of dodging traffic near a busy philadelphia highway. because of all of that>> policed
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n joins usy turned to us for live off roosevelt boulevard in east falls. bruce, you've been out there before. >> reporter: yeah, sound familiar. we were out here getting this stretch of sidewalk cleaned up back in 2012. and again in the mess and the danger are back. and so am i. simple trip down the sidewalk should not put your health, safety or your life at risk. but here along the 3,000 block of abbotsford avenue tall weeds, trash a t nearby septa bus stop to the workplace an adventure tour tamika howard and her friends. >> kind of like navigating through this stuff hoping nothing jumps out at you because i've had instance where one i was walking through and a rodent actually ran across my feet. >> as tam mick today said we walk through all the trash, the mice. i walk in the street actually, because horrible. >> reporter: detouring into the street to avoid the sidewalk mess presents another problem
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this stretch sits between an exit ramp and an entrance ramp to the rows vessel boulevard. cars fly passed at 40 miles an hour and faster. meanwhile, illegally parked tractor trailers narrow the street and block the pedestrian's view of oncoming traffic. then there's the discarded tires and motor oil containers. >> do you often go off the sidewalk and into the street to avoid the weeds? >> yes. a lot. you got to watch the distance of cars coming. >> reporter: you literally putting your life in danger to avoid this mess? >> the mess, yes. it's polluted. >> reporter: tam mick today howardaln september. they carted off a few tires but since then nothing. >> dangerously overgrown with weeds, trash and illegally parked truck trailers i got on the phone to city hall and sent some photos of the mess to philly police and to the streets department. i'm trying to convince these taxpayers the city really doe s. they're not so sure.
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>> they look at the neighborhood and say why? why would they help? >> reporter: you don't feel like they care? >> they don't. they don't.e done something long time ago. >> reporter: well, we're starting to see some action already. just a short time ago, philly pd truck enforcement was out trailt behind me. towing of several of these trailers could begin as early as tomorrow. streets department just got back to me a couple minutes ago as well. they, too, will be out here as early as tomorrow to start cleaning up this mess. iain we'll see if this time finally it sticks. >> all right, bruce, let's hope so. good work as always. you decide 26, the white house is hite heating up in the balance ground state of pennsylvania. less than two weeks to go now until the election, the democratic vice-presidential nominee is back in our area stomping for running mate hillary clinton. senator tim kaine made twonty cy college in the video you see here he told enthusiastic crowd about the importance of lgbt rights voting rights and women'.
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since we said it was about equality.e gave women the right to vote. and it was a philadelphia convenon the first time a woman to be the nominee of a major party. >> right now, kaine is talking to college students at muhlenberg college in allentown. >> after one of the nasty yesterday presidential campaigns in modern america american history, it all comes down to a handful of historic battleground states and with those states stretching far and wide. the presidential candidates are criss-crossing our nation. >> it's all as the 2016 election fina fox's joel waldman is in washington with more from the campaign trail. >> reporter: just as earlynderwn in order monday, hillary clinton was holding on to a slight lead over donbut after wrapping up a three-day campaign blitz in the sunshine state, a new bloomberg politics poll has the repub bac.
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>> we're up in the polls right s don't even srt another -- another couple days, remember, republicans always vote late. orter: by late afternoon as clinton continued her two-day run through florida another pole showed just how tight florida has democratic nominee back up by three points. and despite what appears to be a till finding the time to throw her support behind fellow democrats fighting to keep their seats in congress murphy has not been afraid to stand up trump in his dangerous divisive >> reporter: clinton and other democrats are reportedly increasingly concerned over news this week by the obama administration that affordable care act premiums could rise by an average of 25% next year. >> if they would have done the right thing and not been so
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arrogant, if they would ha know what, we've been asking for these records and as it turns out we made a serious err flor judgment. instead because of that error against they are dealing with this even stilorter: new usa toy poll shows hillary clinton with nearly 10-point lead over donale surveyed saying that they're worried about some sort of election day violence. in washington, joel waldman, fox news. donald trump's name smashed off the hollywood walk of fame. deadline hollywood got this video it shows a man dressed as a construction worker wielding a pick ax at drum's star according to deadlineified himself as james otis and says he was trying to extract the star so he can auction it too much raise money for the women who have accused of trump of sexually assaulting them. trump's star has been vandalized twice this election season. as the day to cast your ballot draws closer, be sure to 29 on air on online at fox29.com.
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philadelphia police need your help finding this man. he destrs outside the union league in center city on monday. 50-year-old reginald phillips last known address on 3100 block of north broad street investigators say phillips stole the brass railing from the iconic building. causing that. damage now estimated at closing arguments kick off tomorrow in the new jersey testimony wrapped today in trenton in all ftestified undert governor christie new more than he said he did about traffic closure on the george washingtod he knew about the scheme. prosecutors say, officials closed the lanes to punish the mayor of fort lee for not endorstigon bid. prosecutors have never charged christie. right now investigators are trying to figure out wtarted a e near the battle of brandywine area in chester county. >> firefighters responded to birmingham township. police say 65-year-old bonnie
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lynn hall died after her home on the 1300 block of birmingham road went up in flames. first responders saw the flamese so they discover the victim on the first floor. the home sits on a secluded and wooded area so they were no available hydrants. police say the fire though is not considered suspicious. fire investigators are also looking in a fire this morning at a senior living facility in pennsauken, new jersey. flames ripped through a two bedroom apartment at bend 7:00 s morning. firefighters helped nearly 150 residents get out of that building. medic took six people to the hospital for smoke inhalation. firefighters were able to contain the fire to one room. the people at the hospital. if you're a septa rider you may want to plan on alternate route next week because 5,000 septa employees could walk off the job on tuesday. septa has posted an alternative plan on its website if its workers go on strike. if the union does not rea the tt authority by midnight monday,
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service would be impacted beginning november 1st. train service option for traveling in and around philadelphia. city bus routes the market frankford line and a noutes wou. spokesperson for septa says it's a challenging situation. >> we wanted them to know they're going to have patient during this time, because, you know, you think about the fact that we can't accommodate everybody on our train service. so they're going to have to get little creative how they can get to and from their perspective go. >> in negotiations yesterday, save too and fatigue issues for septa drivers were among the main topics discussed. new guidelines from the catholic church could change some of the final resting plans what you're not supposed to do if you're cremated in the church's reasons behind it. a popular american amusement park shut down one of its rides after several deaths on that same ride in us a strahle y find out what guests at the park think of that decishilling
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surveillance video to say the leave. thieves broke into a home feet from where a two teens were sleeping. hidden danger just out of site that has their parents stunned. and new at 6:00, paying it forward by paying what you can. how a new philadelphia restaurant will stay a float on the honor system. restaurant will stay a float on the honor system. ♪
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when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won.
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i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. hillary clinton: far too many families today don't earn what they need and don't have the opportunities they deserve. i believe families deserve quality educatn kids, childcare they can trust and afford, equal pay for women, and jobs they can really live on. people ask me what will be different if i'm president? well kids and families have been the passion of my life and they will be the heart of my presidency. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. ♪ prosecutor charged three philadelphia corrections officers they say the officers beat up an inmate in june. 52-year-old milton gibbs, 30-year-old terrence bailey and 26-year-old sean low turned
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themselves in today. police sattacked inmate at the philadelphia industrial correct al center and that the man lot of consciousness at least twice. police say the officers tried to cover up everything. they face several charges including aggravated assault and conspiracy> prosecutors charged1 people after that late nighter n over ohio state caused tens on e throughout state college. 10 of those charged are penn state students according to state college police and more are expected to be charge borough officials say people caused nearly $30,000 in damage to street lights and signs saturday night. after penn state beat ohio sta state. catholics from around the world reacting to new guidelines from the vatican about cremations. vatican is now only allowing cream mated remains to be kept in a sacred place approved by the church. >> this comes week after before all souls day when catholics remember the dea in havertown with more on the
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>> reporter: well, iain and lucy, some people we talked to today feel that it is a deeply personal decision that should not be mandated by the catholic church. however, the vatican issued new guidelines this week stressing that cream mated remains can't just be kept in an urn on someone's mantle or anything like tha is sacrilegious. >> this is called a lindane and >> father kevin gallagher says saint-denis church wanted to give people a special place to store cream mated remains. >> so it gives them an opportunity of a place to visit. >> reporter: a final sacred resting place. >> there are also plots in this 190-year-old cemetery in havertown specifically designat designated for urns to be buri buried. gallagher sports the vatican's t be scattered, separated or even kept in an urn in a home. >> it has to do a lot with the dignity of the -- of the body,
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the dignity ofel funeral will he tore gee of the church. >> john stretch owns funeral home across the street and says 50% of the people who come in cream mate their loved ones. ashes and are catholic. >> they just don't want them put into the ground or into they just want they have home on the mantle, and specific room they used to sit in. >> stretch is catholic himself.e church's cremation guidelines. >> rules are made to be broken. i think after the person is cream mated, they shall be able to do with their loved ones what they want to do. their soul is already gone where it's going to be. >> reporter: father gallagher says dividing a person's ashes among family or placing nem alarming to the church and not acceptable. >> while some strength to people, it's really not what was ever intended when.
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>> reporter: and cremation was allowed in the catholic church back in 1963 but these new guidelines stress that burial is actually preferred. th because many, many more people are now opting for cremation because of financial and other reasons, lucy. >> all right, thank you very much, dawn. in camden the system vis w'a positive impact on the city. this is the second annual expect change luncheon at the cross center. event kicks off this year's red kettle season, you know what that is, of course, ringing bell with the red kettle collecting donations for families in need. salvation area says every little bit helps. >> this area has been transformed and now we're in the business of transforming lives. annually we impact over 10,000 individuals and we are blessed to part of this community and
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part of this ministry. >> u.s. congressman donald norcross and camden mayor dana redd were both at today's event. >> another season starts for the sixers tonight. this year we got higher for this.ons. the chance to see young super stars the teams drafted finally put on a sixers uniform. voice about this by the way. >> we finally need to be there. >> sean bell court side at the wells fargo center hoping the process is about to pay off. guys it's opening night against thunder the guys are getting ready. they're preparing the court and there's just an excitement that you can feel in the air that you haven't felt in a really long time. probably in the last three or four years. brett brown he's been through it all. but he says the message has been the same regardless of the feelings everyone has now. >> it hasn't changed. like the foundation and the holistic approach to what we're trying to do is still the same when i met everybody here.
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you're trying to develop our players. you're trying to teach them what nba actually means, and i do understand that after four years, that gets probably a little bit old. but i don't mind just telling the truth. >> i'm sure i'll be nervous. excited. family here is always fun. [ inaudible ] >> everyone is feel some butterflies, some excitement but joel embiid says the opposite check out what he said to me about playing in his very first game after all those expectations. >> back to you. >> thank you very much, sean. lawmakers crying foul after mistake forced national guard members to pay back thousands in enlistment bonuses. the secretary of defense is stepping in. what he's doing to help keep money in soldier's pockets. >> pop star justin timberlake through home to perform his civic duty. what he did in the voting booth
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has some calling for investigation. plus -- this cam house may be a shambles but in that upstairs bedroom dr. marc martin luther g when he took part in his first civil rights action took place in maple shade. we'll have all the details.
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beating caught on camera in west philadelphia. this happened on october 17th along the 4500 block of springfield avenue. cops say a guy was just strolling along when two guys walk up, pushed him to the ground and started hitting him. investigators say they ran off with the guy's iphone, jewelry and some cash. if you recognize those guys there, call police. it's all out manhunt in oklahoma tonight of police trying to track down the man behind a string of killings investigators are worried he'll strike again. >> they're concerned he'll target people linked to a sexual assault against him. 38-year-old michael vance, jr. has been on the run since sund sunday. police say he shot and killed his aunt and uncle then also opened fire in the town of williston with an ak47. cops think he's also the one who injured a man and woman in a
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carjacking monday. then shot a truck driver that night. >> our gates are locked. our doors are lock. and everybody is just locked and loaded ready in case we need to protect our family. >> police say he's armed and dangerous and has a list of crimes dating back to the '90's. they say he also sexually assault add 15-year-old girl earlier this year. in in order, a popular amusement park is taking action because of a fatal incident at another park in australia. bush gardens in tampa shutting down its congo river ride after four adults died in a similar water ride in australia on monday. officials at the florida park say the congo ride will be closed until engineers spec it. conveyor belt malfunction may be what caused the deadly accident but they're still not sure. residents in florida think bush gardens had a s making the right decision. >> very smart thing to do. the right thing to do. they get the engineers in here
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and make sure it's operating properly and reopen it. >> tragedy, sad, feel bad for the families of anyone involved in that. >> bush gardens will not reopen the congo river rapids until they know exactly what went wrong in australia. for the first time in 25 years, the united states has abstained on united nations vote condemning up s embargo on cuba. the us is always op move the annual resolution. but be a abstention in loin with the obama administration's belief the embargo should be history. since president obama and raul castro announced their intention to normalize relations two years u.s. has eased trade and travel and financial restrictions with the island nation. on election day marijuana will once again be a big issue in some states and it's not only residents who it's affecting. how knew technology is helping cops bust stoned drivers. >> 18 wheeler full of beer barreled down a highway and no one was behind the wheel. don't panic, it was supposed to
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be that way. um hmm. how this 120-mile trip -- wow, made history. speaking of wows, kathy and her first forecast. >> there's a lot of wow in there. it's cold outside. but we will be seeing a break in the weather ups and downs moving our way. the chill is here but a mild stretch will get underway it's just going to take a little while to get there. i'll show you when coming uphilr while to get there. i'll show you when coming uphilr with the seven day.y ordinary , and this is not an ordinary election. i want to send a message to every boy and girl and indeed to the entire world. that america already is great, but we are great because we are good. we are going to lift each other up. i want us to heal our country and bring it together. we have to start getting the economy to work for everyone... not just those at the top. making the best education system from preschool through college. making it affordable, because that's, i think, the best way for us to get the future that our children and our grandchildren deserve.
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my vision of america is an america where everyone has a place. this is the america that i know and love. if we set those goals and we go together, there's nothing that america can't do. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie.
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and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. ♪
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live look at reading at 5:30. temperatures are starting to drop yet again. you'll definitely need a jack at the very least. meteorologist kathy orr has some, your complete forecast straight ahead. security cameras caught terrifying moments inside a market in the city's carol park neighbor. police say man walked into the 55 deli market along 1300 block of north 55th street, got a drink and pulled a gun and held it to the head of an employee while demanding cash from the register. that worker was treated incredibly for some minor injuries. it's a situation that's got lawmakers on both sides of the aisle crying foul. >> the army has asked national guard members to repay thousands of dollars in mistaken enlistment bonuses and now defense secretary ash carter is taking action. fox's rich he hadson has more from d.c. >> ash carter addressing the controversy -- the pentagon will stop trying to reclaim imprope improperly based bonuses from
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6500 members of california national guard. carter appointing a high ranking official to settle these cases by the summer. there won't be any more collections until we put in place a process that can expeditiously and fairly deal with these issues. obviously according to the law. >> reporter: carter's announce many follows widespread condemnation from lawmakers in both parties. congressional committees have launched investigations into the issue. ordering the national guard to turn over documents on the repayment program by november 7th. the obama administration says it is also pushing to resolve these cases quickly. >> we certainly want to avoid a situation where service members are punished because of nefarious or fraudulent behavior by someone else. >> reporter: however, the announcement falls short for some service members. both active duty and retired. one says the government needs to ensure this never happens again. >> the way to fix it if the law needs to be changed, that's what
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elected officials are for. they should fix the problem, not lay it off on to what in fact are turning into the victims. >> reporter: secretary carter has set a january 1st deadline for recommendations from the pentagon's investigation. with a full resolution of the repayment program by the start of july. in washington, rich he hadson fox news. on to your fox 29 weather authority now. some people had to break out those ice scrapers fort wind she'll this morning and we might need to have them ready again tomorrow. meteorologist kathy orr has your forecast in 15 seconds. good afternoon. what a difference a few hours makes. this morning, temperatures in the 20s and the 30s. now at least we made it into the 50s. far cry from last week when we were talking about record highs.
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remember that? skies still ma mainly clear in some spots but the clouds are rolling in and we have a cold front that's rolling our way. 52 degrees right now. winds out of the north northwest at just 9 miles an hour. right now it's only 38 degrees in the poconos. 48 in allentown. 49 in pottstown. 52 in philadelphia. 53 in wilmington and millville, atlantic city and wildwood only 52 degrees. the normal high is 64 for this time of year. as we look at the entire northeast you can see 40s and 30s in upstate new york and new england. and some of that cold is going to be coming back down into the delaware valley overnight tonight. so we'll watch this high pressure builds away from the region and we see this warm front approach from the south and west. it will be cold enough tomorrow morning to see a wintry mix and freezing rain. that will be in the poconos and points to the north. as you move toward route 81 and go into the upstate new york area and upstate pennsylvania. that mix stays to the north. we will be seeing some showers
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with this and also with this cold front that will be moving through later tomorrow afternoon and into the nighttime hours. but we have a freezing rain advisory for the poconos for light freezing rain overnight tonight and tomorrow morning and that could -- we could see little bit of a accumulation up to a tenth of an inch of icing in that area. so if you're heading up that way, please be aware of that. other other than that, conditions are going to be improving over the next couple of days. in the city overnight 39 the. in the suburbs thrive. we already had our freeze in the suburbs. so even though temperatures could get cold enough again, we will not be seeing that issued for the rest of the season. increasing clouds overnight. northeasterly breezes during the day tomorrow the high 58 degre 58 degrees. still below average. afternoon rain moving into the region. winds out of the east bough becoming southeasterly which is a better milder wind for us. some ups and downs in the forecast we're in the downs right now with a little bit of a trough to the east. but we will be seeing
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temperatures building over the next several days. and some warmth moving back from the south and west. so it's not going to stay this cold not just yet. here's a look the your seven day forecast. for tomorrow we're looking at 58. 60 for friday. 70 for saturday. now saturday look like the this day. still pleasant sunday night quiet as warm as we had forecast yetter. monday still looks good for halloween. tuesday 68 and mostly sunny for wednesday with temperatures bumping back up to 70 degrees. doesn't look so bad when you consider we're heading into the first week of november. right here. >> you're right. not too bad at all kathy. i'll take 70. all right. thank you. >> you bet. it's chilling surveillance video. thieves break into a home just feet from where two teens are sleeping. the hidden danger that's just out of site that's got their parents shocked. pop star justin timberlake flew home to perform his civic duty but what he did in the voting booth has some calling for an investigation.
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new at 6:00 the a judge has made decision about where and where eric frein will go to trial on charges he murdered a state trooper. you out.
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fence turnpike commission just released a list of commercial haulers it says owes them lot of money. the commission says the top 24 offenders owe a combined, get this, $1.5 million in unpaid tolls. the top offender owes most of that money according to turnpike officials. green coast logistics of south plainfield, new jersey, owes nearly 700,000 bucks. these violations occur when vehicles go through oz pass lane or if the device doesn't have money loaded on to the account. if you saw a truck driver on the his way step away from the steering wheel you might be alarmed. >> especially if the struck in motion, right? >> but in one particular instance in colorado there's really nothing to worry about. man that's correct truck was hauling. hauling beer actually. this large truck drives itself. 18 wheeler made history for anheuser-busch when it completed the company's first commercial
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shipment of beer from fort collins to colorado springs. th mountainous territory. the driver was on board to monitor the trip but the truck did all the work. the colorado department of transportation is very interested in this technology. 94% of crashes are caused by human error, so 10% of fatal crashes involve heavy trucks so we believeas ton muss vehicles have the potential to reduce crashes by 80%. >> that would be a good thing. wonder wagon drivers will do for another profession much the truck used gps, radar and laser technology didn't not run into think problems during the trip. >> can't guarantee the airlines will never lose your bag again but at least you'll know where it went. delta rolling out new app to track checked bags. luggage will get chipped with radio frequency rfid tag scanners throughout delta system will track the movement of the bags and send the location to the fly delta app. the technology is just going live at more than 80 airports
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across the country. >> we'll see fit work. i il lost eight years ago. >> maybe this app would have helped you. >> no idea where they went sti still. >> may have it would have. don't lose his golf clubs. justin timberlake won't pay punish many for a bad decision he made in a polling booth. he snapped a selfie. that is big no-no. tennessee law prohibits voters from recording or taking pictures inside polling statio stations. those jail time an fine. county da is aware of what happened he's not investigating timberlake or that selfie you see. >> on election day marijuana will once again be a big issue in some states. it's not only residents who how knew technology is helping cops bust stoned drivers.
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♪ police are looking for this guy he stole from jewelry store in the queen village section of the city. police say he spent about 45 minutes browsintore in the 300 block of south stealing an expensive watch. this happened last friday at 2:00 o'clock. so you know what to do. if you know who this guy is, call police. >> pennsylvania is on the press tis the bring of passing a historic bill protecting its four leg citizens. >> the state house set to vote on the most comprehensive animal protect bill to hit the floor in the history of the commonwealth. governors has his pen out ready to sign. >> it comes down to this last voting day of the session. today. this is it. and the fight is on. ♪ >> he's the big man on campus. a four legged rocks star.
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>> yeah, he is. >> right here in the capital the usual stars of the general assembly wanted a picture with him. >> been held at least a hundred time or so. he's been our best advocate on the bill. >> representative ryan basaro democrat from erie holding the non partisan four leg lobbyist from lancaster county. >> lee before he right here. he's taking a rest of he had a busy day too. >> he's got democrats and republicans alike supporting house bill 869.ing senate beefed passed unanimously. >> thank you for everything. appreciate it. >> great bill. >> this is real simple what it boils down to if you torture, abuse, severely harm or kill an animal, a pet, then you need to be hit with serious penalties and that's what this is all about. it's not a hard vote for people. >> yet it has been so the house rules committee handed it off to the floor for a vote. >> all in favor aye. aye.
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>> pennsylvania farm bureau didn't like the portion of the bill so members putting up a fight behind closed doors. >> we're a little behind in the times with animal cruelty laws. and fighting for the interest of animals and this is obviously another step in that direction. >> who would have ever thought getting a simple piece of much needed legislation would have been this big of a deal and caused this much commotion here in harrisburg at the capital. >> give and take later and the farm bureau now neutral. many pennsylvanians are anything but. libre is a social media star. these pictures every him near death gained him enormous following and supporters have been calling their representatives left and right to pass this bill. >> this would help animals like libre who have occurred sudden from abuse at the hands of their owners. wouldn't let the owners have the ability to stake their claim and get him back because right now if you're allowed to have his animal back the judge awards it. >> the bill would bring pennsylvania into line with most of the rest of the united stat states.
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>> we have a first offense felony for torture of an animal which means dismembering, causing serious bodily injury and we are one of only three states that currently does not have that law. >> governor wolf says he's all >> we have to hold people accountable for abusing animals. we can't have that happen and we've got to make sure we're doing everything we can to prevent that. >> representatives house bill 869 the governor has a pen ready to make this animal protection bill the new law of the land. because a little guy name libre who captured the hearts of pennsylvanians. ♪ >> you know aside from banning most 24/7 tethering of dogs and keeping pets out of the hands of their abusers house bill 869 also makes abusing a horse, misdemeanor versus a summary which is where it stands now. that is the equivalent of a traffic citation.
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right now this bill still in the house. still hasn't come up for a vote and the clock is ticking and the fight as i said earlier is on. a familiar until florida is stunned after robbers broke into their home just feet from two sleeping teenagers and the heart-stopping video you see one suspect sneak through the front door. he's seen looking around on the desk and snatching a cell phone inches away from a sleeping teen. he passed the phone out the door starts rummaging around the next teen. thing get scarier when you take closer look that is a pistol popping through the door frame carried by another suspect. >> i was totally shocked. we never had anything like this happen in our neighborhood and i've been there since 1992. >> the two guys made off with smart phones and other valuabl valuables. the familiar l upgrade their video and security system. >> less than two weeks californians will vote whether to legalize recreational marijuana. with that comes the problem how to defined and detect stoned driving. claudia cowan looks at possible solutions. >> reporter: with medical
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marijuana legal in half the us, and recreational pot allowed in four states, plus washington dc, and on the ballot this november in five other states, police are counting on the tech sector to develop tools that can detect whether a driver is stoned. >> right now there's not really a good tool for officers to measure if monday has been consuming marijuana. >> reporter: tyler schultz and his fellow researchers at stanford university are working to change that and demonstrated their prototype spit test that just needs a swab of saliva. >> we just plunge this into the well, that holds the chip. >> portable device uses magnetic bio sensors previously used to screen for cancer to detect the presence of thc the potent ingredient in marijuana that can impair a driver's reaction time. >> we believe that this will save lives of innocent people and the drivers themselves. >> you blow into this like that. >> reporter: at helm labs started in oakland ceo mike lynn
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demos a breathalyzers that measures the amount of thc in person's breath. >> by measuring thc in breath, we're only stays for a few hours at the very most, we can identify driver who's are actually stoned at the time that they're pulled over. >> reporter: as opposed to someone who's car may smell like pot but who isn't actually high. however, the results of any thc test are meaningless under the law. unlike blood alcohol levels that identify drunk drivers, there's no national standard that correlates thc levels to stoned drivers. law enforcement and policymakers are working on it. >> marijuana affects drivers differently. and that's why it's very difficult to come up with fair and consistent guidelines regarding use. >> researchers are forging ahead and conducting field tests so that by the time a legal impair many level is established, police will have a roadside thc test ready to go. in california, claudia cowan, fox news.
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may not be immediately obvious this house in cam played a pivotal role in the life of reverend dr. martin luther king, jr. and our nation's civil rights movement as well. a fight has been under way to save of. >> 6:00 o'clock a college student arrest forward filming up women's skirts. what else police found when searching through his computer. and paying it forward. by simply paying what you can. new philadelphia restaurant will stay afloat on the honor system. ♪
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our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. who we'll entrust our country and their future to. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us.
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broken down and desserted house in camden one of many that was scheduled to be torn down until it was discovered that reverend dr. martin luther king had lived there as a student. >> so call went out to save that house and it seems like that call has been answered. fox 29's hank flynn has the latest. >> not just the fact he had his first civil rights or the fact he lived in camden the fact that he had a very formative years of his life were literal the spent in this area. >> the boarded up house at 753 walnut street in cam the one martin luther king lived in while he attend seminary the outcry for it to be saved from the wrecking ball has been answered. it will be. >> this is where he lived? >> active visit patrick duff adds that the next couple of weeks may bring more news. >> on thursday, i have a meeting at city -- city hall for the city to put this on the historic properties list for the city. and then the week following that, we're supposed to be
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signing agreements with cooper partnership for them to take custodian ship of the house. >> reporter: renovation can hopefully begin. couple years back some said it was a different house entirely that dr. king had spent time in in camden. a block and a half away at 920 newton street. >> i can't see it going down. i really can't. >> reporter: art on the front of of the house shows dr. king and there's even a did he if you know url mlk house.org research indicates however that dr. king likely visited the house to comfort an ailing friend but was never known to live there. >> joey granger lives four doors down and says that's historic enough for him. >> everybody knows that. they didn't do ben franklin. why do martin luther king? >> nobody is going to at least not to 753 walnut where teenaged king lived upstairs in a back room of the home belonging to a cousin of king's good friend walter mccall. it was during that period that
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he first learned about non-violence and when he took part in his first civil rights action in maple shade. >> so it was his first and walter mccall new him since he was a 15-year-old kid. so, um, unless he was involved in something pre-being 15, maple shed new jersey was literally his first civil rights activity. >> reporter: so with the future of the old house relati relatively secure visions what it could be begin to sterilize. he hopes for museum to king's early years as civil rights center perhaps and money shouldn't be a problem once federal grants are accessed. what do you think. tweet us at fox 29 philly and me at hank fox 29 with your thoughts. ♪ a nasty mess forcing people into the streets. >> i pay taxes and lou how the look. i have to live locate this. >> tonight we work to get results why the trash heap is piled up.
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a first for a philadelphia restaurant. customers get the option to pay only what they can. >> just being able to go out haven't good meal to eat many people don't have that opportunity. >> how the eatery is able to operate on this honor system. ♪ live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 6:00. first tonight a college student arrested for up skirting on the campus of villanova university. but that is not even the worst of what prosecutors say he did. investigators did you go into his computer. good evening, i'm lucy noland. i'm one iain page. villanova set once par-time student is now banned from campus. our chris o'connell is live at villanova tonight following developments in the case. chris? >> reporter: iain, lucy, villanova students are beside themselves tonight. disturbed, they are shocked, over a 19-year-old par-time student being arrested for recording video inside of
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bathrooms here on campus a local pharmacy as well as cardinal o'hara high school. restrooms all over delaware county. now, tonight, prosecutors say a jaw-dropping 80,000 images and records were found on the man's devices now they're trying to track down the victims. 19-year-old vincent cane of broomall was arrested on child porn, invasion of privacy, sexual abuse of children and a host of other charges. many of those were recordings according to the delaware county da's office came from a third floor single stall bathroom inside villanova's tall len teen hall an academic building housing engineering students. he also made videos at a restroom inside a broomall cvs store where he worked on west chester pike, and then again inside a bathrooms at cardinal o'hara high school where he was a student two years ago. in one case, there were 300 images of a girl appearing to be 12 years old maybe younger can

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