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>> good morning we're on several developing stories on this monday october 20. police are involved after a car sale goes terribly wrong we've got a live report coming up. >> an "action news" exclusive, state police are on high alert after a woman talked only to "action news" that she spotted the killer of two state troopers. >> accuweather is tracking cold temperatures out there, i had out the winter coat this morning, good morning it's 4:30,
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october, 20, here's nydia han, matt o'donnell has the morning off. let's go over to david murphy and find out what you can expect. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys, we have a chilly start for you. i'll at the time you with stat light. we had a fair amount of clearing across the region and that has allowed the temperatures to dip saturday. we have a freeze warning in effect in the central portion of the region and this is the warning and advisory in the central portion of the region outside of philadelphia and delaware county. if you have potted plants you may need to bring in, as temperatures are on the way down.eed to bring in, as 42 in philadelphia. we expect to stay in the low 40s in the immediate region. but a lot of surrounding areas are getting into the 30s and places like millville and trenton are close to the freezing mark. keep in mind these numbers are coming in from official reporting stations. as you head to the bus stop in
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philadelphia. 40 the at 6:00 a.m., 42 at 8:00. a lot of suburbs in the 0s. as we roll through the day, 42 in philadelphia, probably about the same at #. 61 is the high around 3:00 p.m. we may hit 62 around 4:00. that's it low 60s today. tam, we have precipitation coming in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i'll have details on that in a couple of minutes. >> let's go over to the traffic spots here on sky 6. we have light volume as we look at the platt bridge. if you're trying to get to the airport or anywhere in that region. things look good, traffic is moving by nicely. let's go over to i-95 by penns landing. another major they thoroughfaref you leave early, the early bird gets the worm.
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look that it's clear. a car sale went wrong and ends in a crash after a police pursuit through two counties, katherine scott is live in wynnfield. >> reporter: the victim wanted to buy a car, the suspects are would be sellers. this began in wynnfield on the 6000 block of city avenue, near moore hall which is part of joseph's university. earlier in the day, the victim had seen a car he wanted to buy and set up a meeting. he connected the seller and the suspect in the city. the victim wanted to test drive the car and that's when the other man wanted to rob him. the victim sped off all three inside. the car lost control and crashed into a fence on the 1600 block
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of wycomb in landsdown. one suspect fled on foot, one is in custody and the victim was not injured. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> we have another developing story two armed men are on the run after robbing a 7-eleven in the port richmond section of philadelphia. it happened on the 3,000 block of argue minuting go avenue. the men got away with $60 in cash. police are going over surveillance video. state police could learn today whether blood found on several porches of the cresco area of the poconos matches that of eric frein. a woman who says she came within yards of the accused cop killer is sharing what she saw only with "action news." vernon odem has the details. i'm in the swift water section of monroe township, paradise
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county where a woman spotted eric frein when she was out for a casual walk. i spoke with the woman state police are convinced ran into eric frein. she does not want her identity revealed. it was at this emptied house and abandoned truck she spotted the man with the rifle likely eric frein the cop-killing suspect who was in the poconos on the run for more than a month. >> he turned toward me, you could see the mud on his face, you could tell the height of him, based on on the truck he was standing next to. he had a gun with a scope attached to it. he avoided making a light shining on him the upper partly of his face. >> she ran to her house and
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called police who she said questioned her ten to 15 times. her story was caused a flood of police personnel pouring into the area. hundreds of law officers have been combing the poconos looking for him for five weeks, word that schools will open tomorrow with added security. >> i'll go to school tomorrow, it's not a great idea to keep school open if he is still going around the school. >> >> he was wearing a dark navy like a wool cap that was rolled up at the ends. >> reporter: this morning, eric frein remains at large, in par dials township, monroe county, vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> ebola fears are easing for some of the people who had close contact with thomas eric duncan who died from the disease.
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after 21 days, family members are free from the "healthcheck" for ebola. relieved to be healthy, but grieving the death of fee awn say. >> a -- fiance. >> a new survey is out says hiring is strong, but pay raises are rare. taking a look at wall street, stocks finished hired on good corporate earnings, but it's anyone's guess that the volatility will continue. futures seem to be pointing to a higher open. apple pay can be used at 250,000 retailers, but only if you have an iphone 6 or 6 plus. corporate credit cards, prepaid credit cards, or retailer credit
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cards you cannot use it with that. shoppers cannot use macy's or other retailers credit cards which means you may miss out on discounts when using the store cars. this past weekend a police officer stopped a car believed to have played a role in the crimes. police found a gun and mask inside. the wife of daniel faulkner will be on handle for the signing of a victim's rights bill o'brien. it will happen in center city where jamal murdered him and
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addressed a graduation class from his prison cell. ma la la received the liberty medal it will honor her courage for speaking out for education for all women. >> tension breaks out in saint louis again, michael brown protesters and football fans clashed after the football game. we have video. >> a quick-thinking man saved a man from his home that was burning out of control. david? >> reporter: you have frost and freeze warnings across the area. these areas are freeze warnings. and potted plants should come in in these affected counties.
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flash flood warnings. there was no significant damage. >> it's cold outside, david. >> reporter: yes, storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing you we are precipitation free. we have the promise of sunshine coming up later on. it is starting out cold at the shore and some inland areas. we have highlights of the forecast today, we are looking at the potentially the first frost of the season. and after that, we get into a damp cloudy pattern. 42 degrees in philadelphia. i would caution a lot of suburbs are in the 30s. even 42, i can tell you personally i live not too far from philadelphia. it does hit when you step outside. winds are calm, so the frost is an issue. you can see some high clouds are streaking through at times, but some of you will see stars, and it will feel rather chilly.
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51 degrees at 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m., 59 degrees. high temperature, 57 is the high in allentown. 58 in reading, 62 in cape may. on the cool side today. future tracker shows you overnight into tuesday, we're looking at clouds, every now and then there may be a sprinkle in the morning or afternoon. the better chance of rain is later in the nighttime even then it's scattered showers as we get through tuesday night into wednesday, there's the chance of periods of rain and drizzle. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sun and clouds today, clouds increasing a bit as the day goes on, a cool high of 62. tomorrow a little bit milder 67 degrees, there's that chance of a spotty sprinkle or shower as we go through the day, wednesday a better chance of a mix of rain and drizzle.
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high of 58 degrees there, it won't be raining all the time, but a good portion of the day you'll have to keep the umbrella handy in case a shower pops through. thursday, clouds stay tough, 59 degrees is the high, there's a chance of a spotty shower on thursday, finally on friday, when we get on the other side of this, high of 64 degrees friday, nice. saturday, nice and breezy conditions, autumnal high of 67. a little milder, actually. definitely feeling like fall. sunday, 65 degrees, looks like a decent weekend on the way, today chilly to start out. that's the story. >> get out the jackets. thank you, david. 4:45 a protest turned violent during the saint louis rams today. 20 protesters gathered outside the edwards jones dome to protest the shooting of michael brown junior.
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a brawl ensued when someone stole a flag that was held upside by the protesters. police arrested a mother and daughter. chaos broke out during an annual pumpkin festival saturday night in new hampshire. hundreds of students after a rowdy party turned violent. at least 49 people were arrested. >> assault on camera captured a dramatic rescue in fresno, california. it turns out a middle aged man was trapped inside. as his adult daughter screamed for someone to save. neighbors moved back from the flames. and someone showed up and saved him. >> there was a guy in a cap and
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he walked in there and the next thing he is coming out with this man over his shoulder. >> the victim was treated for smoke. but he is expected to be okay. meantime, no one know the contract of the good samaritan who left after the heroic act. the family is hoping he will come forward and thank him for what he did. he kept calming and got it done. >> 4:47. an investigation is underway after an popping images surface. >> a woman's attempt to break into a california home through the chimney you're not santa claus, ended when she got stuck. >> stay on top of the news and weather at for the
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use parental controls or the v-chip. learn how at >> reporter: good monday good morning to you everybody, i'm matt pellman with your first check on traffic. we're live at the ben franklin bridge on this monday morning. things did not change a whole lot over the weekend. we have westbound construction going on taking out the two right lanes. they have a third lane open for you heading into center city in
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time for the rush. volume is light at our good buddy ben, the ben franklin bridge. just wrapped up an opening at the tacony-palmyra bridge. it's a little dark, you may make it out right there. traffic is moving once again in each direction at the tacony-palmyra. that's not the case at the burlington bristol, this is something we need to aware of this week, they are closing the triple b overnight 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. they are closing the burlington bristol entirely during the overnight it will be reopened in the next 9 minutes. on the highways, i-95, the schuylkill expressway, the boulevard all in the clear, at least so far, fingers crossed. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, matt pellman. on the big board, flight tracker shows we have 1072 flights across the country. there's the possibility of bumpy
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weather through oklahoma city, western texas and the state of new mexico. if you're flying into santa fe or albuquerque, nothing bigger. a couple of showers around the great lakes. florida dry. we have precipitation in the northwest a bit in southern california. west coast destination a possible issue there. in general everybody is a-0 okay. we're starting out with frost advisories and warnings in the immediate region. we're getting to a high of 62 later on. a mixture of sun and increasing clouds, nydia? >> david, thank you. a tractor-trailer crashed into a house in the new orleans french quarter. the person who lives in the house, said this has happened before, residents say the streets are too narrow and there are no warning signs. they claim it took police four
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hours to respond to the crash. nobody was hurt. >> a racy photo shoot has prompted an investigation of the national guard base in utah. swimsuit models were given access to military equipment including a tank. it is believed that the national guard granted them permission without notifying officers. meanwhile, the photos will be used in a calendar that would be sold to raise money for wounded service members. >> exercising bad judgment. the search is on for two gunman who forced chickee and pete's employees in the freezer before making off with ten thousand dollars in cash. the
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the pennsylvania lottery. bring your dreams to life. >> new on "action news" an alleged criminal in california may have been inspired by none other than santa claus. police say she tried to break into a home of a man she met online, but got stuck in the chimney. firefighters pulled her out, but it it wasn't easy, the flue had to be lubricate the with soap. >> mariah carey's marriage is
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going to the dog. they are endangered in a bitter custody battle whole get their 8 dogs. the duo who married after 6 weeks of dating in 2008 separated this past august. taylor swift fans get ready for a big surprise. the country music sensation will make a big announcement in time square this morning. "g.m.a." will have it live. >> 4:57. developing this morning. 2 would-be theives take off with a victim in the car and police in hot pursuit. >> new research
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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., monday, october 20. matt is off, nydia han is joining us. developing this morning. >> a high-speed police chase through delaware county ends
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with a violent crash. police say it started with a used car ad. >> masked men forced employees into a freezer at a popular sports bar. >> waking up this morning we're close to the freezing mark. >> david murphy, summer is really gone. >> reporter: we're pushing into middle of the october. we have cloud cover overnight and it's sweeping back through. it's chilly enough at the surface, where we are looking at temperatures in the 30s. we have a freeze warning in effect in central south jersey and the area also highlighted in purple. virtually everywhere outside philadelphia county and delaware county. you want to bring them in. 41 degrees in the city. not too bad in the immediate region. look at the 30s across the