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sharrie williams joins us with more. >> 13 years ago, we remember the day so visitly, for the thousands of family and friends that lost loved ones in the attacks, today was a day to celebrate their lives and honor their memory. [ reading of names ] >> as it's been done for the past 12 years, relatives read the names of the thousands of people including first responders and airline passengers who died when the world trade center towers fell. the museum now sits on the hallowed ground called one world trade center, visitors put white roses on the plaques showing the names of those that were lost. >> the president and first lady. joined those on the lawn of the white house. and chuck hagel outside of the pentagon. the president says the aftermath
of the terror attacks shows the incredible resolve of the american people to move forward. >> generations from now no matter the trial or challenge, america will always be america. >> the president added, 13 years after small and hateful minds conspired to break us, america stands tall and america stands proud. >> and in schwenksville, pennsylvania, mourners had a ceremony. where hijackers were trying to crash the plane into an unknown target. meanwhile around our region they held special ceremonies today honoring the brave men and women that died in the terrorist attacks. in philadelphia old city, a procession of firefighters and
police officers made their way from the firemans hall to the historic betsy ross house. it began at 9:59 the time that the first tower collapsed. >> meanwhile, 571 cadets at the delaware military academy sat shoulder to shoulder to honor the victims they welcomed the families to their campus for a special ceremony, they formed the date 9/11 on the grass as a national guard helicopter flew overhead. what you can likely remember from that day, you can't forget where you were or what you were doing. it's a memory that sticks with all of us and 3,000 lives lost. in other news, a burlington
county man is under arrest accused of sexually abusing those in their day care and in their care. dennis -- accused of abusing the children from january to august of last year. they were taken care of at the home sweet home day care. they are asking anyone that may have been victimized to please contact the burlington county prosecutors office. the number is on your screen there. from our delaware newsroom, authorities in newcastle county released these sketches of two boys that allegedly attacked a 12-year-old boy in a wheelchair. "action news" spoke with the victim a few days ago, he says he was just exercising in his wheelchair on buchanan circle when the suspects rushed him. macke was hit and slapped and had his keys taken.
if you recognize them contact newcastle police right away. >> police are looking for thiefs that pulled off a pricey heist in washington scaquare. two men and one woman broke into the home and stole a safe, there was various documents and $10,000 cash and $20,000 worth of jewelry. a pair of chanel diamond earrings. drivers on the blue route are dealing way 10 mile backup because of this crash near the fort washington interchange. chopper 6 hd was over the scene at 2:30 this afternoon, not clear how it happened but the tractor trailer ended up on the side of the hill and one car landed on the roof. a special permit hearing takes place concerning a proposed cell tower in newark,
delaware, the tower will be built in a section of all state cemetery in mill town. at&t says the tower is essential for providing wider mobile coverage. they say it's sacred ground but they disagree where the bell tower is located is an undeveloped portion of the cemetery, away from existing graves and away from homes. >> also the tower would be guysed as a bell power but apoen ans say that is not enough and another opposition is its height. >> that thing will go up 140 feet and all of these little homes around here will be dwarfed by it and it creates a bad image for the development. >> tonight's hearing will decide if the tower goes up or not. >> eagles running back lesean mccoy has fined added what is
being called tip-gate, when this receipt was posted on facebook by the owner of p.i.t. restaurant where he left a 20 cent tip less than 3% of his bill. >> i tip on my service. and i think there is a difference between good service or bad service and just having a bad day, a big difference from being rude and disrespectful and that is how that went. >> the food at pyt he said was actually good and that the waiting was rude. and called the typicalous. >> matt pellman has tipped ton for the traffic and getting home. >> well, flossing is always good, but you want to hear about traffic. here is one place you don't want to go, avoid 495 southbound in
delaware, a vehicle fire is blazing right now right by route 13 dupont highway as you head north. the easier alternate is i-95, people are using that earlier when i-495 was closed. tonight at 6:30 we have the womens race for the 5-k on the waterfront. the overturned vehicle crash eastbound approaching fort washington, finally gone and the lanes are finally open and it causes huge delays on the surrounding roads and the schuylkill expressway. at king of prussia still at a stand still to 476, maybe use the pikes, like skippack pike or german town pike but there is a crash on german town pike by the
blue route. it's a rough afternoon. back to you. >> thank you matt. there is more to come on "action news" tonight. the eagles are gearing up for sunday's match-up against the colds and jaime apody has the details coming up in sports. >> hey guys how would you like this in your yard for more than two months i'm able to get it removed in time for a family reunion. this is the focus of the "action news" troubleshooters. >> the battle of the seasons begins, 90s in the lower 48 and 50s in the midwest. we'll talk btd numbers and the wet part of your weekend in accuweather. and a new role for george clooney on a popular tv show.
the changes as long as he was not getting hit. foles did not look like the guy with the highest pass rating in history last year. but coach kelly is not wordied one bit. >> a lot of things from a fundamentfun fundmefun fundmefun fundamental standpoint, his feet not set to make the plays necessary, and yesterday we saw an improvement in him and we'll continue to see an improvement. >> you want to see that out of your leader, out of your quarterback, we don't want anybody else leading this team. >> foles will face an old college rival in andrew luck, the number one pick says that foles is the better athlete between the two of them. we talk about the offensive line, kelly and gardner look to step in as the starters, chip kelly says that dennis kelly is one large human being, the
question is can he play big, for that we went to espn analyst, ron jaworsky, will the offensive line hold up? >> we are going to find out. i did not think the offensive line and that includes, one of the best tackles in the business, jason peters played well on sunday against jacksonville. the o line has to play better it's going to be difficult, now backup players are asked to be starters so there is a falloff in tal and, i watch the game monday night against minneapolis, i'll watch the offensive line to see if they play as a group very cohesive. >> monday night we are teaming up with phl 17 and that is the pregame show followed by the eagles and colts and monday night football, coverage kicks off monday at 8:00 on phl 17, the phillies hope to salvage a series split with the pirates.
cole hamels on the hill. yesterday the pirates pounced on them 6-3 and the play of the game was made by andrew mccutchen. you don't see this too often, a standup inside-the-park home run, mccutchen made it around the bases in 15 seconds. villanova landed a big fish last night. jaylin brunson unveiled his choice, he was named chicago's greater aid player of the year, the son of former owl rick brunson. finally tomorrow is friday, have you voted for our 6 abc huddle game of the week, between archbishop wood and penn and wissahickon. head to 6abc.com/huddle to vote. and find out after "action news" at 11:00, high school friday my
favorite day of the week guys. >> thank you jaime. l friday my now to a case of a consumer feeling really down in the dumps, she cabbed nydia han for help. >> nydia joins us at the big board with the details. >> reporter: down in the dumps is right. donna came to the "action news" troubleshooters with a dumpster problem, this dumpster just wouldn't go away. >> donna ordered a dumpster from fast dumpster.com. >> we were cleaning the house and my mom had passed on and my son and his family was moving. >> they played $350 and $300 for pickup. and they sub-contracted the job to american disposal systems. >> delivered on june 30th and was suppose to be picked up two weeks later july 14th, but the
pickup didn't happen. >> she was told she didn't have a contract. >> so right then it was like this red flag, yes we did. donna called the local company american disposal system, they told her they could not pick up the dumpster until they received payment, and it sat there for nine weeks, finally donna called the "action news" troubleshooters and we called both companies, donna got the results she had been waiting for so long. american disposal systems came out and removed the dumpster, even before they got their payment from fast dumpster and fast dumpster returned her security deposit to donna's relieve. >> thank you so much, within a week even with the labor day holiday. >> jeez i couldn't believe it
when i got your call. i appreciate it. >> we do work on the holidays. >> fast dumpsters owner, tom dealo says they owe them $12,000 for various jobs, and that their cash flow got messed up and they are making good with payments. >> donna's dumb sister was overweighed by 26 tons but they did did not charge her for that. >> and of course if you have a problem go to our website at 6abc.com/troubleshooters. or email me or call our "action news" volunteers. at 1-866-978-4232. i'm nydia han, channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> terrific thank you. pumpkins will be flying high at the international speedway next month, the officials have
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time to find out when the clouds dissipate. >> they will break up and a great way to wound up the week. a cold front is passing through and not sparking much in the way of activity. given the way we have cloud cover today, it's hard to destabilize the atmosphere. the action cam was at the water works earlier, the canopy of gray upstairs, breaking up in sports this evening and breezy with the humidity spiking as well. accuweather live lineup, a look at the almanac, it feels pretty oppressive but again that changes first thing friday morning. 84 today, far off the record of 98 degrees, this morning started at 62 and your sunsetting now at 7:16, 88 in dover and 88 in sea
isle city and 82 in allentown, and again this doesn't tell the alcohol story. it feels more like 92 in dover right now, 84 at the shore and 86 in philadelphia and 87 in reading and even the poconos, it feels like the low 80s, certainly summer like out there. it comes to a screeching halt, as the front is pushing through. as you can see, clouds are breaking north and west, any real significant rain, some significant storms sliding towards the south and east, moving parallel to the north and east and most of us remain dry this evening. behind it though, we have the fresh northeasterly wind coming in and a large high in the northern plains bringing some not only dry conditions but also cold weather for this time of year. for us it's 76, it's cooler than average, but very comfortable, but low pressure to the south, before the high comes in on
sunday and it spills the clouds in on saturday and it's a dreary start to the weekend and periods of rain and highs of only 78 degrees, for tonight it's humid through that first half of the night and after midnight the humidity drops and the sky clears out and goes to 56 in the suburbs, 56 for center city, 64 at 8:00 in the morning and 70 at 11:00 and 76 with a decent amount of sun and just a few clouds, 76 tomorrow and replaced by 70 only with periods of rain, and we turn it around quickly for the second half of the weekend, full sun and 73 degrees, and we bump it back up seasonably warm, and 77 on saturday and a quick system passes through tuesday morning with showers and we dry it out in the afternoon at 76 and pressure high pressure from canada comes in to drop the
temperatures wednesday into thursday with highs in the lower 70s with no humidity so a true taste of fall for most of the seven-day forecast. you know what? 70s this time of year with sunshine it will feel pretty good. >> thank you adam. stay on top of the changing weather situation with the new 6abc.com. visit 6abc.com/weather for storm tracker 6 radar and the hourly and seven-day forecast and the latest video from our "action news" meteorologists and the collection of weather related videos. george clooney is about to marry a brit and is going to play a part in the series, downton abby, it premiers in the next few weeks but his
canada. it shows the little guy playing with the fifth hole at the golf club. it looks like he was dancing with it and then stole a golf club near the hole, eventually the little guy walked off. >> the golfers are staying far away, no let him have that hole. right now jim gardner is standing by with these stories. >> philadelphia police are investigating a hate crime after a kosher meat store was vandalized overnight and a multimillion-dollar gift is used for the makeover of the library of philadelphia. >> that is and much more coming up n at 6:00. for adam joseph, cecily tynan, monica malpass, i'm rick
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan, and jim gardner. >> thursday night, where the cameras are coming to every police cruiser in new jersey and a buck county community remember loved ones lost in the terror attacks 13 your years ago today. but the big story is a hate crime where someone painted swastikas on a meat store. he fled the ukraine 41 years
ago, but couldn't escape hate today. david ryis live. >> so far police don't have any suspects and the timing here is suspicious. the swastikas were parented on the windows of this kosher meat store, an upsetting discovery for this owner of the meat store and the neighborhood. >> disgust, absolute disgust. >> that was the reaction when they saw the -- we are looking