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second congressional race out of new jersey. now the details, finding a parking space in philadelphia is like finding gold, once you have one you often don't want to let it go unless it's for a price. a new mobile app that lets private citizens do just that. it got the attention of drivers and a councilman, he says it's illegal and potentially dangerous. john rawlins has more on the issue. >> you are kidding me? >> yes. >> you can sell your parking space to somebody. >> martin brawn reacting to the app that allows you to sell your parking space with another person with the app that is planning to leave the parking space, a quick check of the app found one near 11th and chestnut and the other near 12 and and carpenter. >> wow it seems almost criminal.
but i'm glad they did it. >> they say it beats going through the age old hunt for the needle in the haystack. >> it's great for people that are working or in a rush and have a tight schedule and have you to add on time for parking. others see downsides, on street parking is a public asset not private party. >> it's like selling a public resource that everybody should have equal access to. >> and if someone puts on a blinker, only to be confronted by a monkey parking buyer. >> if i am there and someone is there with their app and i was in the right car -- >> he believes that could lead to parking space fights that is why he is proposing to outlaw apps like monkey parking. >> we have to stop this before it gets real legs.
>> well, monkey parking makes its money for every deal it gets out there. it's big out on the west coast, cities like san francisco have moved to ban this type of system. they don't like this idea of making money out of public parking and supply and demand. live in center city, john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." parking spaces for sale has a topic that has people talking he want to know what you think, go to the "action news" page and tell us, is it fair or not fair, and while there like our page too, facebook.com/abcactionnews. >> we want to update a story we brought you at 4:30 on south philadelphia, that happened near 11th and poplar streets,
authorities found a man with several gunshot wounds, the victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment and investigators are not commenting on a motive or possible suspect in the shooting. philadelphia authorities are piecing together clues from an overnight robbery and shooting that has a man fighting for his life tonight. this is the scene out sides of a home on tioga street in philadelphia. the victim was sitting in his truck when a man pointed a shotgun at him and robbed him. at that point the suspect fired at the victim and the victim got out of the car and drove off and then passed out from his wounds and now he is in critical condition. authorities are looking into what caused a fire here on the 1800 block of north 33rd street and strawberry mansion. chopper 6 was over the scene as firefighters gained the upper hand, when the blaze was going heavy black smoke poured from
the third floor and everybody got out without being hurt. police and other first responders have a new tool to help stop folks that overdosed on heroin, they distributed 600 kits containing narcan, it be in every patrol car in mercer county and that is not all. >> every police department in mercer county, all of our colleges have been equipped with the kits and we believe that this will make a real difference in people's lives and give those people that overdosed a second chance at life. >> there already efforts in pennsylvania to allow similar programs for police and emt. elections are next tuesday and that means candidates are in the final stretch, the races are especially close in new jersey's
second congressional district. tamala edwards has a preview now. >> bill hughs jr. says it was a talk with his wife that made him get into the race for the second congressional district. the 47-year-old father of three is running for the same seat his father, bill hughs sr. held for 20 years. he says the republican, who took his dad's seat and held it since then does not meet that standard. >> what i'm seeing is people saying that i'm bipartisan, and talk it cheap. people are talking one way and then walking another. the 68-year-old says he earned south jersey voters real access, ask him about ebola or isis, and he reminds you he sits on the classified committee and gets
regular briefings. >> leadership does not stop me from breaking ranks as most of my constituents know. >> it includes sandy ravages coastal towns and the struggling atlantic city. both would fight for more sandy funds and both call the affordable care act a problem law that needs to be overhauled. it may welcome down to the men themselves. >> the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again. hoping for a different result. >> i have the results and experience and passion to get the job done. we'll see if voters prefer what they know or something new. >> and remember, election day is next tuesday, november 4th in new jersey, the polls are open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.
in delaware, polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. now an update on the highways and by ways on a thursday night. they got it pushed off to the shoulder, you'll find slowing north of the pennsylvania turnpike in the ambler area tomorrow. a crash in upper southford, just 16 miles per hour on the northeast side of the extension in landsdale. just heavy volume at this point. there is a crash to avoid in warminster along jacksonville road and one in abington at old york road by romeo's bar. i didn't know rick had a bar. northbound side of lincoln a crash by gypsy lane causing slow speeds coming off the city avenue bridge and the police activity in north philadelphia to avoid at 11th and poplar.
and a crash blocking the ramp from sloan avenue to 295, and cape may courthouse dealing with the gas main break this afternoon closing stone harbor boulevard, stick wtd parkway instead. >> back to you. >> you figured out my off air name. >> romeo. >> exactly. >> still to come on "action news," the eagles continue to prepare for sunday's match-up against the texans and jaime apody has the preview. >> and a sea of peanut butter and jelly. they are making sure hundreds of people do not go hungry and temperatures in the 50s along i-95, north and west and a treat of a forecast for halloween and windy changes sharrie for the upcoming weekend. >> it's tgit. from a holiday classic, and a lawyer trying to save a life, for the prime time lineup here
>>. the action cam at cooper b. hatch elementary school. the design for the playground is based on the student's own drawings, plenty of swings and slides and activities to keep everybody engaged. >> now to sport. lets take it over to the sports center, jaime apody is live with more. >> how about this, the eagles are as healthy as they have been all season long, except for nate allen, with a hamstring injury, every player practiced today. chip kelly has his eyes on the offense, specifically nick foles he would like to see him clean things up especially in the red zone and now has quadrupled the amount of interceptions he had last year. >> want to win, i want us to
win, and i know that takes me doing my job. it's a football game and mistakes happen and it's how you come back and change it. have you to be smart with the football but i'll still be aggressive. >> foles limiting mistakes is key to victory according to espn analyst, ron jaworsky. >> the eagles and nick foles have to do a better job of taking care of football. nick threw only two interceptions last year, that is not the norm but neither is the number he threw this season, is he turning the ball over far too much. for me it's pretty simple, from a quarterback's perspective you have to see the throw, if you don't see where it's going to end up don't throw it.
he flushes prematurely or off balance, you have to continually train your eyes and feet to be married and are you looking at your target and delivering properly with proper mechanics and that takes repetition, repetition, repetition. >> we are your official eagles station, kickoff sunday at 11:30 a.m. and then we are back to break it down at 11:35 p.m. right here on channel 6. the flyers are in tampa here tonight looking to win their fourth straight, how about that. the sixers are expected to be manhandled stood up for themselves in indiana. pushing and shoving, they hung in with a team that went to the eastern conference finals last year. but in the end they had no answer for roy hibert who had 29
points. finally, what a finish to the world series game 7, madison bundgaardner called on for a safe, maybe an inning or two, gave the giants five scoreless in relieve. what a performance by bundgaardner on two days rest. his .25era, the lowest in world series history. they celebrated their 3-2 win over the royals, champagne for everyone. they were the ones that knocked the phillies out. we still remember that. i do at least. >> thank you jaime. it is thursday that means tgit in prime time tonight here on 6 abc. "scandal" and "how to get away with murder" sharrie williams joins us with a sneak preview.
>> i'll call it a treat for sure. it's the halloween classic featuring our favorite peanuts gang, it's the great pumpkin charlie brown, that kicks off tonight's tgit, we dip back into the world of politics and pope and associates with an all new scandal. >> you love her? if you love her at all i am overstepping my world right now, do her the courtesy of telling her what is going on. you may have never heard of what it sounds like with olivia waking up screaming from a nightmare. >> oh abby going toe to toe with fitz. and olivia doesn't know what is happening with jake at the white house and they deal with the convicted assassin that needed their help to clear his name. that is on an all new "scandal"
at 9:00. >> the court called they'll give us one more shot. that's right it's the death row case and unless we do our jobs david will die of lethal injection in less than two weeks. >> analise and her team of young law students are charged with saving a man on death row and another twist to the case, analise must get wes back online. so many questions, lets hope we get answers that is tonight on an all new "how to get away with murder" we have plenty of suspense and intrigue and laughs to stay in and watch tv it starts at 8:00 with the great pumpkin charlie brown and then "scandal" and then "how to get away with murder" and then
"action news" at 11:00. and kenneth moton is hosting a live twitter party on twitter, so join that, we encourage you to tag all of your responses with the #~ tgit and #- channel 6 "action news." 6 abc. i'll be watching this is my night. >> kenneth knows how to throw a party. >> thank you. party. >> thank you. the thank you cable. for the slower internet upload speeds. for making me wait longer to share my photo albums. thank you, cable because if we never had you... we wouldn't know the incredible difference verizon fios makes. the numbers don't lie. in customer satisfaction studies, fios is rated #1 in internet speed and reliability, and hd picture quality. so join the millions who enjoy the difference fios makes and get a fios triple play online at an amazing price
mans were unveiled for a play space here in hunting park. the plans include a walking track, garden and even performance space, it was designed with the help of the students. aren't they smart? >> good for them. adam joseph is here now with a closer look at the forecast. >> they are going to keep going down and the winds are going up. it's a quiet, seasonable day, not finding anything upstairs at the present moment. temperatures are slipping, 53 in lancaster and low 40s in the
poconos and 58 in philadelphia after hitting 60 this afternoon. satellite and radar shows showers dan ryaning in from the north and west with that cloud cover and and guy way off the coast, it will remain there until the latter part of your friday in fact. low pressure is developing off the carolinas and this is the primary low and we'll see sun for a good chunk of the day on friday and giving way to clouds in afternoon and a cool northeasterly wind with a high temperature tomorrow where it is now of 58 degrees, the trick or treat forecast is mostly cloudy around here and 56 by 9:00, 50, there is a chill in the air and drizzle developing at the shore at the time of trick or treating as an easterly wind develops with the low off the coast and then we watch upper level energy in the atmosphere, this is
tomorrow at 8:00 p.m., you see the core of the energy where the bright red is in cincinnati. that will dive down the southern appalachians and carolinas and then pivot off the coast by saturday at 7:00, typically in the winter we would get excited about this, because it would develop a storm off the coast and it will but still some showers as the and guy rides to the south and as they link and merge on sunday, it's way too far away, this is more of a fish storm for the ocean and nova scotia, and we won't get precipitation on sunday but the winds really crank up out of the north the second half of the weekend. the exclusive accuweather forecast, sun to clouds tomorrow and 58 degrees and a dry halloween, it's cool and damp to start your weekend at 54 on saturday, and remember to turn the clocks back and we gain an hour of sleep come saturday
night into sunday and sunday we are wind whipped. sunshine and 51 and winds over 40 miles per hour and afternoon windchills in the 40s, and the sunset on sunday is before ac in the evening and then monday less wind and milder and then we go back above normal tuesday, wednesday into thursday. tuesday, wednesday dry and then a chance of a few showers. you have windchills and the sunsetting before 5:00 on sunday. >> a lot going on there. peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were made by the hundreds today in atlantic city. they whipped up the staple food to be given to the needy, gene's kitchen served 800 people a day, that is the day the volunteers cook the entire food. the pb&j sandwiches are handed out that day. they
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excellent spellers competed today in the fishtown spelling bee, it was sponsored by the district, if they spelled the word collectly they moved on to the next round. and awards, all participants got grab bags full of goodies, how fun. now jim gardner is standing by with these stories next at 6:00. septa negotiations with its union continues as a potential strike looms. the wife husband of a delaware state senator surrendered after allegedly stealing campaign signs. and we spoke to a new jersey man about his confrontation with chris christie. those stories are next at 6:00.
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cecily tynan and jim gardner. thursday night, philadelphia city council passes new hate crime penalties and leanna washington pleads guilty to felony charges. but the big story is the effort to avert a septa strike, the buses and trains are still going but there is no guarantee for how long, septa and the
union were back today, david ry is live now at the windham hotel. >> reporter: neither side says they are close. they have stopped the negotiations for today. they say that the fact they are talking and continue to talk is a good sign. but union sources tell us that things are not going well. not a good sign for people who rely on septa every day. >> i'm the unlucky one, i can't go to work if they go on strike. >> a lot of people will be out of luck if they park the trolleys, trains and buses if septa goes on strike. brown says he will give commuters 24 hours notice but the smart money says the strike won't happen until af