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♪ >> live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 11. happening right now 11th hour quite literally. thousands of septa workers could walk off the job in less than one hour. stopping down buses, stopping down trains and trollies. thousands of people count on in philadelphia. transit agency and workers union are locked in bitter standoff over contracts. good evening, i'm lucy noland. septa officials transit workers and riders have been hoping for the best while you know how it goes preparing for the worst right. our brad sattin in sent city right now. how goes it, brad? >> reporter: well it sounds like there may be a glimmer of hope here. we're getting new information just in the last five or so minutes i had chance to talk to septa executive moments ago who tells me things are up proving. his quote is a lot better than yesterday. he says there's been over the last few hours good back and
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forth and good dialogue. so things are proceeding and his hope that drivers will stay on the job past midnight ass as long as talks are going well. however, i got to say i talked to union source within the last 90 minutes who says the union members previously voted that they would not stay on the job one minute past midnight. so we don't know how this is going to shake up. it sounds encouraging, but, of course, left in the middle right now are the riders. less than an hour to go before a major transit shut down of the city of philadelphia. the market frankford and broad street lines could stop running at midnight along with city buses and trollies. many riders say they have no backup plan. >> if i don't have septa i don't have nothing. >> i don't know how i will get to work i work down her every day during the week i'm have no idea. >> i just want them to come to an agreement. are you hopeful. >> yeah. >> more than 400,000 riders count on septa includes tens of thousands of students to get to scooch septa says they all need to have a backup plan ready. >> we ask that our riders
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continue making plans for travel alternatives to pro pair themselves for the possibility of a significant service disrupt. >> reporter: contingency plans are in place forester workers and those around university city. shuttles will run. philadelphia school district students are expected to be in class they will be excused if they legitimately can't get there. a union source says there will not be an extension beyond midnight so time is running out to avert a strike and some riders just want it over. >> the people who can't get to work the people at septa are not making any money by being on strike. christmas is coming up. can't help in the long run. >> reporter: again to recap maybe glimmer of hope again a septa executive telling us moments ago things are a lot better than they were yesterday. we are expecting update within the hour. again, 12:00 o'clock drivers 5,000 or so of them could walk you have at job. so were will be staying put here and bring that you update just as soon as we get it. lucy. >> we'll check back in. brad thanks much we're staying
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on top of this one as you heard brad tell you. bob kelly will have you covered in the morning for the potential commute nightmare. go to for link to guide with everything you need to know if your service stops down just click scene on tv. more accusers and more charges tonight for a bucks county man found living with 12 young girls this summer. 5184 old leonardo dicaprio plan of feasterville facing more than dozen new felony sex charges. detectives now say kaplan raped and sexually assaulted five girls over several years. the youngest was just six years old at the time. the oldest is now 17. all of them are the sisters of 18-year-old woman who police diss could have this past june. one victim investigators kaplan viewed the sister as his wives and he thought it was part of a divine plan. >> he essentially groomed them to believe that he was awry hiss? figure a god like figure to whom they should submit. unfortunately, this man had
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almost a feeding ground from which to choose his next victims and that's exactly what he did. >> investigators say kaplan also fathered two babies with 18-year-old whom he raped when she was 14 at the time she gave birth then for the first time. court records show the 18-year-old amish lancaster county parents gave her to kaplan as gift for helping them out of financial ruin. her parents also face charges. you decide 2016. it's last full week on the campaign trail for hillary clinton and donald trump. and no surprise, that they're hitting key swing states in the final stretch of the campaign season. the candidates spent their halloween in the midwest trump stumped tonight in michigan he's hoping the fbi's decision do reopen investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails will bring some undecided voters to his side. meanwhile hillary clinton stumped in ohio. she remain energetic in the face of the fbi investigation standing next to former congresswoman gabbie giffords in
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cincinnati. clinton spoke about preventing gun violence and just how important it is to vote this leck. >> we need more americans to vote and i think we have a chance to get more americans from all walks of live to vote. because we're already seeing record turnout. 23 million people have already voted in this election. >> how can hillary manage this country when she can't even manage her e-mail? it's just one disaster after another. one scandal after another. one total be trail after anoth another. >> the real clear politics polling average shows trump behind clinton by more than three points nationally so it is tightening there. to money county. prosecutors and defense lawyers in the bill cosby trial are staying very very busy tonight. the high stakes pro trial hearings gip tomorrow. prosecutors in the sex assault trial are hoping to call 13 of about 60 cosby accusers.
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those lawyers say the comedian used his fame to be friend young women, knock them out with drugs or alcohol and sexually assault them. cosby's defense is hoping to poke holes in the argument keep the women off the stan. montgomery county judge will hear those pro trial proceedings tomorrow. the trial itself begins in june. on your radar a cold night before a warmup. meteorologist kathy orr is here with your first forecast at 11:00. >> lucy, it's cold out there. >> i know. baby it's cold outside. >> this is only the beginning. the good news, it's really not going to stick. at least not through this week. we do have some clouds rolling in from the south, and from the west. warm air will be building its way in. at philadelphia international airport we have clear skies, we have light winds a temperature of 47 degrees. falling fast. 10 degrees cooler than our high today. only 57. winds out of the north. those winds becoming easterly and then southerly tomorrow to warm us up. look at these numbers. 31 in the poconos.
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47 in philadelphia. but 37 degrees in millville. 42 in trenton and 42 in reading. so a cold night ahead. and then slowly temperatures will begin to build. so high pressure over southeastern canada right now, over lake ontario, drifting toward the south, and by the time wednesday rolls around, it will be to the south of us. we get into this return flow. a southwesterly flow, so it's sunny and pleasant at least for the next two days. so it's a nice start to the month of november. and the peak of the heat moves in on thursday. a surge of southwesterly winds ahead of a strong cold front will dry temperatures near record levels. the record for thursday is 80 degrees and we can hit that record. overnight 41 in the city. 35 in the suburb. clear, little creepy on this halloween night. cooling fast a morning chill by the afternoon 62 which is seasonably warm for this time of year. and notice the winds become southerly. southwesterly wind will begin to
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build in by wednesday into thursday. guess what? this weekend it's back to standard time. so remember saturday night before you go to bed or early sun day morning, 2:00 a.m. turn that clock back to 1am we gain an hour sleep. lucy likes that. i don't like the sun sets an hour early. >> get an hour of sleep extra. >> i know. i know. here's a look the your seven day forecast from the weather authority. wednesday 74 the peak of the heat is thursday. the storm hold off until late afternoon into the evening period so basically dry day. friday 58. saturday 60. standard time begins on sunday 57. mostly sunny next monday. 54 degrees. hey, it's been a really nice fall season. i think this could be the last warmup before that wintery chill settles in. >> the whole time changing thing archaic thing anyhow. kathy. pick one and stick with it. how about that. >> i vote for lucy. >> no. let's not do that. developing story out of fishtown.
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a creepy halloween prank seems little too real. police say someone left notes on cars that appear to be copies of a letter written by the zodiac killer the letter even included symbols that the california serial killer used in the 1970 1970's. fox 29's dave have the wiser life at the 26th district. dave, we know police found the letters on at least two streets, right. >> reporter: that's right, lucy. discover receive these letters on parked cars here in fishtown was so strange that a local pastor who spotted the letters on his way to church yesterday took one look at the content and called 911. >> some people could be really bothered by it. >> reporter: pastor dan roth was on his way to church sunday morning when he came across a flyer that quickly caught his attention under the windshield wiper of a car park on his block. >> they look a little bit funny so i grabbed one and look at it and i rec knife it right away as copy of something from the zodiac killer back in the '70's. >> reporter: pastor roth of the summer field shalom united
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methodist church in fishtown noticed the flyers on several park cars. on the 2200 block of york street. he snapped a few pictures of the flyers and then called police. >> this couldn't tapes some stuff that's kind of threatening. so i figure it would just be a wise thing to contact the police and let them know about it. >> the flyers appear to be copies of a 1970s letter from the zodiac killer in the san francisco bay area. it included symbols and a threat against school children in san francisco. >> it looked like it was just a zero rocked copy of the actual letter, same symbols. same wording. >> reporter: police in the 26th district found another on another street and investigated no other letters showed up so they determined it was just someone trying to scare people. >> there was no threats made. or anything of that nature. that would make us be concerned for the safety of anybody in the neighbor. >> reporter: now again no other copies of these letters have been found here in fishtown or anywhere else in the city at this point. police say they still do not know who placed those letters on the cars in the first place.
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lucy? >> thanks, davely. if you've ever had a broken tooth or a toothache or any other sort of dental emergency you know it's just crucial to get it fixed and fixed fast. but what if you cannot afford to go to the dentist? one local doctor is doing something amaz amazing to fix that problem. and trick or treating is probably over for you, but if you did it in philly earlier tonight, you were in luck. why this city is the best in country for the halloween tradition. ups driver is going to be a lot busier this year between thanksgiving and new year's eve. the shipping giant expects to complete more than 700 million deliveries worldwide that. my friends is about 100 million more than last year in forty seven preparation ups hiring than additional 95,000 temporary workers and adding auto mated shipping hubs in the u.s. just workers and adding auto mated shipping hubs in the u.s. just for the holiday season. i served under president bush and obama. i fought the taliban. i was asked to form a global coalition
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♪ one of my favorite stories of the day. think you'll love this. four-year-old boy in florida decided to dress as someone very special this halloween his father. jadin's daddy is a staff sergeant with the air force. he's been deployed for past eight months. little boy wanted to look just like him to go trick or treating with his mom at a neighborhood event in gainsville. he got more than candy. you saw that right there. his dad surprised him. >> i thought i was just coming
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here to pick hip up from trick or treating but turned out to be whole lot more. >> so cute. jadin refused to let go of his dad's hand for the rest of nig night. his dad hopes this will be a halloween his son will never forget. many of us can relate, you have a painful dental emergency that make it impossible to think of anything else but what if you couldn't afford treatment? it is a sad fact of live for lot of people. but one local dentist is doing what he can to help. our bill anderson has his story. >> reporter: dr. patel runs successful dental practice and that's good. it's the to be respected. but the reason i wanted to meet him is because of how well he represents our social media quote of the day. we make living by what we get. but we make live by what we give. we just provide emergency without expecting anything from patients in return. just helping those in need who
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can't avenue for it who can't come here on time patients who just are afraid of the dentist, a couple times a year they provide free emergency dental care basically anything causing you pain to as many as a couple hundred people during a free treatment day. >> it all started with a vision my father was very spiritual he was dentist for 38 years and he kind of said to himself, you know what, enough about taking. it's all about giving now. dr. patel carrying on tradition his father started the free treatment days and when he passed away, it was a way for dr. patel to honor his father's hem p row while serving a community he appreciates. >> he means everything to me. it was great loss to me about four years ago. but i'm just grateful he was in my live for whatever time he was there for. >> doing good tends to be contagious in all of his associates graciously also donate their time and their skills. >> by doing like this, our way to give back. >> the patients were outspoken in their support.
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>> you're having a wisdom tooth taken out. >> yes. i came over here. i don't know whether they'd be able to do it or not. they said it's fine. rile reelly nice of them. >> good successful day for you. >> absolutely. >> it was worth getting up the nerve to come in for the scam. >> so proud of you. >> and the people and the dr. everybody here made me feel so comfortable. >> as i spoke to the team whom who knew dr. patel has child it was clear how proud they were. first of their relationship with the father but also that the son continues the legacy. >> we have grant babies -- >> another free treatment day coming up in december because the team told me the holidays are when people most lack funds and need treatment. it seemed like the per fact time to once again serve the community for goodness sake. >> that's great hash tag. you see it you shoot it our fresco users are helping us show what is going on in your hood. iain, what you got. >> dozens of kids took a stan against bullying today.
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fresco user takes you to an event in trenton hosted by the wwe and the boys and girls club of mercer county. they talk to the kids about the importance of bullying prevention. wwe and boys and girls club launched new program to encourage kids to treat each other with respect. and sharon hill you didn't have to travel too far for trick or treating that was actually a trunk or treat event. the brrr row turn its rec centers parking lot into a halloween party. our fresco use anthony johnson joined in on the fun as you can see folks set up shop and hand out candy right from their cars. >> ♪ party today in media fresco user joanna, got this great video for us from glenwood elementary school kids there danced to ghostbusters theme song during their annual halloween parade. when when you see news happening take out your phone and shoot it and use the fresco app to send it to our newsroom. >> fun stuff there are thanks
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iain in your health questions tonight about how good cholesterol affects your health in a very big way. canadian study shows those with the lowest ldl levels had higher death rates from heart disease and stroke. and these people also had higher death rates from cancer and other causes. researchers say the fact that low hdl levels were linked to a higher death rate small cause is the key because that suggest hdl levels are just marker of other things such as less healthy lifestyle or generally poor health. if your child has asthma, doctors say you can reduce their need for medication you just have to get rid of their triggers and it's not as dawns i was might think that means limiting their expose insures to dust mites, pets if they're allergic and second hand smoke. doctors say doing this can be just as effective as using medications. researchers think children might be more vulnerable to indoor pollutants because their airways are still developing.
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philadelphia is the best citing to threats trick or treating so says zillow. it did rankings then do it every year to fine the best cities for your little monsters to score the most goodies. philly moved up from 13th last year because of a lot of children who are right around 10 years of age to call our city hope. cobbs creek is the best neighbor, frankford, logan for trick or treating. all right. what you got a trick or treat over there sean bell? >> i got a trick and then i have treat. >> okay. >> eagles fans are jumping off the band wagon quick especially doug pederson band wagon listening to sports radio lot of fans disrespecting the coach. i'll put them right in their place in the sports commentary. ♪
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♪ it's am like philly fans can't have anything nice. eagles lose in dallas in overtime and now fans are going way over the top. just a couple weeks ago, you were head over heels in love with doug pederson and now i hear fans all across social media and sports radio questioning the head coach. open saying he should give up his play calling duties. slow your roll. stop. doug body son made some mistakes on sunday, yes, sure, but the same guy who partially is responsible for that loss actually got you to four-three. no one expected the eagles to be in play off contention before the season and now fans are questioning pederson after losing to the best deem team in the nfc on the road in overtime. if you wanted to be real, no one outside of philly even had the eagles winning this game any w
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way. doug pederson is rookie head coach. he has a rookie quarterback plus the team is still getting used to brand now schemes on both sides of the ball. so if you don't want to ride with pederson through the tough times, don't ride with him when he gets you to new heights. lucy. >> all right. i'm right there with you on that one sean bell. hillary duff taking a lot heat for her hollywood costume. she and her boyfriend got blas blasted on social mode ya for wearing end crane and pilgrim costumes. the pair has posted apologies on twitter saying outfits were coat not properly thought through. and fans of the show lucifer got their fix earlier this evening with a new episode right here on fox 29 and we've got some heavenly news for fans. lucifer is coming back to fox for a second full season. fox has ordered an additional nine episodes of the dc comics inspired crime drama. the show has been killing it in the ratings and it is expected
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to keep growing and little behind the scenes for you on that one. i make everybody be quite right before the news airs on monday i'm always watching the live minutes of the show. i got to watch. >> he's actually a good guy. >> i think. >> he tries to be. it's interesting twist. >> i haven't seen it. >> i never watch the first 55 minutes. i watch the last five and always thrilling to me. >> i'm always listening in the weather sent. as far as weather is concerned a gradual warm up. so 60s tomorrow and then 70s are back. we can hit a record on thursday. can you tell i'm excited? the record is 80. forecasting 78 but it's going to be really close. >> all righty. that sounds good. >> enjoy. >> this is the year of records. >> it is. >> of course septa and its employees union are burning the midnight oil. we'll all over it when the news breaks we will break in. ♪
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most people owe the bank. but pat toomey actually owned a bank. and when he went to washington, he voted to change the laws... to benefit wall street and banks like his. voting to gut consumer protections that crack down...
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on predatory lending and fraud. to take money from you and... line the pockets of wall street millionaires like... himself. pat toomey: out for himself, all in for wall street. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. don't be so gullible mcfly.? you sit down, sit down. shoot it, fat boy. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. you are so stupid. how stupid are the people of the country? i don't want to see you in here again. get him out of here, get out. come on cry baby he's like a little baby cry. i don't know what i said, i don't remember. what are you going to do about people who want to be mean and all this bullying. tell me a little bit more about why that's on your mind. i have asthma and occasionally i've heard people talking behind my back.
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that was really brave. i really do think we need more love and kindness in our country. that's why it's important to stand up to bullies wherever they are, and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. because that is not who we are as americans. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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announcer: today on "tmz" -- harvey: ok. [laughter] ok, folks! out-of-control party at diddy's. >> so diddedy's son hosted a halloween party. it's the craziest thing i have ever seen. people started rushing into the gates. the security pepper sprays all of them. harvey: i hate to say it but what a bunch of losers. go party yourself. >> that party will be one of the hottest party on the weekend. harvey: why? >> everybody goes to these parties. >> bow wow was there. >> don't mention bow wow. >> mariah carey, big issues with the nasty breakup with james packer. harvey: she wants $50 million. >> how can you get that? you weren't married. harvey: something bad happened on the boat in greece. >> right. harvey: the reality is, they each have stories about each other. >> a woman worth hundreds of


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