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>> i'm eva pilgrim coming up next on "action news," local can indicates are using star power today in their final push for votes. a dangerous find as parents in montgomery county checking their children's halloween candy. taking a live look at nrg stadium in houston, the eagles are warming up as they prepare to take on the houston texans. ducis rogers will have a preview. those s
off, i'm eva pilgrim. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a bullet-ridden car is part of the investigation into a teen's shooting overnight. high-profile politicians are in town today to help candidates for governor. it's a chilly windy day, people in philadelphia were no match for the whipping wind. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you can see the wind is still blowing right now. eva we're seeing tropical storm force winds across the area this afternoon. this pumpkin right here, i found this 15 yards to my left, i picked it up scistles walking -- as i was walking down. we had a set of three mums. the other thing i noticed there were leaves everywhere yesterday because of the heavy rain. we had a massive wind coming in
and blowing everything away. we'll start with the wind gusts, this is the big story, current wind speeds 46 miles per hour the highest windy gusts has been close to 50. trenton, 41. 41 in philadelphia and 31 in millville. we'll see 41 in the poconos, mid 30s everybody else. later this evening, the winds will ease up a little bit, but it will be breezy, overnight tonight into tomorrow, you can hear the wind roaring right now. we're picking up a gust as i speak. we'll see this throughout the morning hours tomorrow. here's the system spinning off the coast of new england, boston you're changing over to snow. there's heavy snow in maine. they will see accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. as that system continues to strengthen and deepen the winds will roar. very winds that's the call -- very windy, that's the call from
accuweather, sun and clouds, a nice looking afternoon, just blustery and chilly with windchills in the 30s, speaking of windchills we have not talked about that yet. wait until you see those numbers this afternoon. i'll talk about that and the blustery cold temperatures overnights tonight. we'll have that in the seven-day forecast in just a bit, eva. >> thanks, chris. two days before voters head to do the poll. there's star power in pennsylvania with the candidates hoping to pull votes. >> reporter: this is go tv time that means get out the vote time. folks will be going door to door to get out the vote. this is the time you trot out the big name. the president will be ear -- here at 7:00. about an hour later it will be
governor chris christie with governor corbett in bucks county. with the clock ticking down, political star power takes center stage for both candidates. the mission to energize supporters. though president obama's approval rating in pennsylvania is 32%. wonderfully campaign hopes it will get votes in the critical philadelphia wards. he will be talking about his refusal to tax shale gas and his stands on abortion rights. tom corbett will be teeming up with chris christie they will be stopping at spring mill manner in ivyland in bucks county. both men will hammer home the
message that wolf has promised so much to so many he'll have to hike taxes to pay for what he promised. the fact that obama is in town not likely to go unnoticed by the corbett team. ads will air tonight saying that voting for wolf will have obama for governor. campaign spots are everywhere. if you take the two candidates and some of the independents organizations that follow the campaign they have spent more than $47 million for tv spots, 50,000 that ran here in pennsylvania about the gubernatorial race. that's a lot of money and a lot of tv campaign spots. as we said this is get out the vote time. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> we invite you to go to 6abc.com/election for profiles
of the candidates. a drive-by shooting leaves an 18-year-old in a critical condition. he was a passenger in another car on a north philadelphia street. the action cam was at temple university hospital where the victim arrived in a bmw after 2:30. the two windows were shattered by at least four bullets. police say the teen was sitting in the back seat of the car on the ten hund block of west -- ten hundred block of west tioga street. the wounded teen was able to tell the driver he was shot in the head. the car was rushedz -- rushed to temple where he was taken into surgery. a parent alerted authorities after their 13-year-old found a two inch long razor blade in the wrapper
of a miniature candy bar. >> a box culture knife fell out of it. >> i think it's crazy to go and ruin an innocent holiday and kids dress up, and you have to worry about razor blade. >> the child got the candy from a neighbor that's what startling to everyone. >> police said it is not clear if the candy wrapper was open and resealed and what house it came from. residents in tioga noticed a problem at 9:00. the building is at broad an eerie. officials from licenses and snmtions are on the scene. they say they don't think the building is in danger. collapsing, one person suffered a minor injury from the falling debris. the search is on for a man who assaulted and robbed a 74-year-old woman. burlington new jersey police say the city's cameras caught these
images of the suspect as car. they think the man followed the victim to her vehicle on high street, thursday afternoon. the thief allegedly pushed the woman down and stole her purse. thousands turned out in fairmont park today to make new strides in the fight against lung cancer. 4,000 lunger cancer survivors loved ones and advocates gathered outside "the please touch museum" for the 9th annual free to breathe run and walk. nydia's mom died five years ago from lunger carnals. she was not a smoker. you can donate we'll post a link at 6abc.com. the eagles are getting to take on the texans this afternoon kickoff is less than an hour away. ducis joins us live in houston with a preview of today's game. you can hear the crowd behind
you. >> reporter: good afternoon, eva, yes the players on the field behind me hoping the hangover from last week's loss to arizona is over. all eyes on nick foles. nine interpretations so far this year -- interceptions so far this year. today his goal is simple. >> i want to win i have to keep the mistakes to a minimum. it's how you come back from the miss mistakes and combat it. i want to be aggressive when i need to be. >> he is leading us in that direction. throughout the course of the year, he may run back that's part of the playing the game. you're going to make mistakes. we're 5-2. still control our own destiny. >> reporter: we will wrap it up for on you eagles game day final
11:35 on of abc, mike quick will join me each and every week. safety nate allen is out. good news on the offensive line, jason kelce is back in the center position his first start since playing against the red skins. todd herremans will try to to make a go of it today at the guard position. we're live in houston, channel 6 "action news" eva, back to you. >> wind gusts throughout delaware knocked down trees the action cam on the road where
work has started to begin. >> reporter: we're seeing tropical force winds lots of sunshine, windchills that are feeling like december. feels winter-like out there. let's go live on sky of. you can see the flags and the trees whipping in the winds this is a view of penns landing. we've seen peak wind gusts from 45 to 48 miles per hour. i have a feeling we'll exceed the numbers in the next couple of hours as the system off the coast of new england continues to intensify. 48 degrees that's the number in philadelphia. dewpoint, 26. winds out of the northwest. these sustained winds, 28 miles per hour. gusts in the 40s, 43 in allentown, 37 in the poconos. trenton, 46. millville 50. dover, 49. wilmington, 48 and reading and lancaster both showing 44. you factor in the winds it feels like 34 in reading, 30 in the poconos. 35 in allentown. feels like 38 in trenton. here's another look at the windy
gusts, 46 miles per hour in the poconos, tropical storm force winds are 39 or higher. so we're seeing that right now. 41 in philadelphia. 41 reading, lancaster, 40. and 39 in wilmington. again, it's all thanks to this storm that brought the heavy rains yesterday. yesterday was a complete mess. this system is here to the north. they are seeing heavy snows in boston, ban gore and maine. the snow is accumulating quickly. they will see a good 3 to 6 inches out of there. portland to boston they are seeing heavy snow and 40 to 45-mile an hour winds. it will be interesting to see what it does to the patriots broncos game. most of the forecast models suggests the storm will be out of there by then. today the rest of the afternoon, winds gusting out of the northwest 20 to 0 miles per hour, maybe as high as 40 miles
per hour from this point on. mostly sunny skies, and then we get into the overnight hours, the winds begin to ease up just a little bit. it will be breezy out there. monday, breezy in the morning winds relaxing as the high sits over us, with the shifting winds we'll see milder temperatures getting back to 50 and close to 60. by 3:30, it will feel like the low 40s throughout the delaware valley. 39 in allentown. 32 the freezing mark in the poconos. as we lose the heating from the sun the numbers start to drop off by 9:30, 30 in reading, 34 in philadelphia. 23 in the poconos. windy, 50 degrees, that's the forecasted high. normally as we should b around 61 or 62. overnight tonight, 28 for the suburbs, 35.
breezy monday, 58 degrees, turning warmer election day, 67 stays warm wednesday, 68 degrees, wednesday is a nice looking day, the next system moves in thursday, for now we'll see periods of rain. some of that could be heavy at times, 62. friday and saturday at this point look quiet, clouds and sun, 56 degrees friday and 354 saturday. you have to batten down the hatches, because anything loose in the yard blows all over the place. >> i had to push into the wind to keep the umbrella from flipping the other way. >> stay on top of the situation at 6abc.com/weather for the hourly and seven-day forecast the latest video from our "action news" meteorologist and our collection of weather related photos and videos. this week's artists come
from far and we had for a premier craft show. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: the pennsylvania convention center plays host to the 38th annual philadelphia museum of arts craft show. getting in isn't easy. with 100 craft artists competing. >> it's tough to get into the show. it's the very best in the country. >> reporter: interior designers and the like are selecting who makes the cuts. >> the booths sparkle when the show opens with their objects. >> reporter: local artist and jeweler steve e -- stephen ford and his partner have been in the show for 16 years. >> we love it because it's a hometown show because we've done it many years, people know our
very windy as you head out today. 48 degrees. a pennsylvania company is recalling several brands of baby wipes because some packages may contain bacteria. the brands include femtex sold to walgreens and family dollar. commerce customers can return the wipes to the store where they were purchased. sometimes philadelphia can be the worst place for allergy sufferers. new technology has provided a new fix once reserved for hospitals to the doctors office. shirley workheiser has lived with sinus problems most of her adult life. >> i have pressure and stuffiness, the headaches behind
the eyes. >> reporter: and colds turn into sinus infection and pneumonia. tired of the daily misery, shirley went to see ear nose and throat specialists. she needed surgery to open the sinus passages. it's been done in hospitals for years, but smaller imaging equipment makes it possible to do in the office. after the sinuses are numb, they put a tiny led light into the sinus cavity. he inflates a small balloon that opens pathways and improves drainage without cutting tissue or bone. >> it actually does it by micro fracturing the bone and it gets remodeled and heals in the open
position and there's no tissue removed and there's no scarring. >> my sinuses were clear, i couldn't believe the difference. >> reporter: even bumps on her nose from swollen sinuses have disappeared. shirley was breathing easier minutes after the surgery. >> i don't feel as stuffy as i did, i feel i'm breathing stronger. >> reporter: the procedure is not for patients who have polyps in your sinuses. 90% feel relief and studies show the benefits can last 9 months to two years or longer. ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
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blinds to go. blinds for life. >> the camera shaking still over penns landing. sky6 live hd showing us the vietnam veterans memorial there. a lot of wind as you head outside. make sure whatever you're taking with it you have a good grip on, 48 degrees right now. the eagles are in houston to face the texans, the birds offensive line will have to keep one of the best defensive lineman in football j.j. watt from getting to the nick foles. the sixers had their home opener at the wells fargo center. they took the lead from the heat a dozen times, but they didn't have the lead when it counts the most at the final buzzer. the sixers have dropped their first three games of the season. flyers dropped their second straight game in florida this
time to the panthers to a score 2-1. steve mason has yet to win this season. the penn state maryland game has not started and there was contact between the two teams. it happened during warmup. a real no, no took place at the coin toss. the maryland players refused to shake the hand of the penn state captain. he -- maryland was personalized for unsportsman like conduct. maryland went on to beat the lions 20-19. would you pay $1,200 or a more for are a pair of shoes, men all over the world are and happily. the shoe designer launched his first sneaker in 2012 and credits kanye west as the first person to wear one. the prices go anywhere from 500
helping local candidates final push for vote. a father and daughter are taken into custody after cruising their own form of justice with a bat. first a check of the accuweather forecast, with meteorologist chris sowers, i see you came a little closer to the buildings to get away from the wind. >> reporter: a little better here, the building is blocking the wind. it's a lot easier here than on city avenue. here's a look at the peak windy gusts i've found so far. poconos you're leading the pack, 47 miles per hour. philadelphia, 44. wilmington, 42. millville, 42 and pottstown 40 i'm starting to get reports of minor wind damage taking place, things like small tree branches falling and we've had a few reports of power outages as well. if you have dish tv the signal is going in and out all over the place. that's the kind of winds we're
seeing this afternoon. which is impressive considering the storm is 300 miles away off to the northeast. to get these kind of wind gusts shows you how powerful the storm is. it feels like 35 in allentown. reading, 34. will come, 35. 30 in the poconos. 40 in philadelphia. trenton, 38. feels like 40 in wilmington. over the next 24 hours, here's what to expect, we'll keep the gusty winds going through tomorrow morning. as the high begins to settle in the winds will subside. it will feel like the upper 0s, low 40s all day long exit turns sharply colder overnight tonight. this is the coldest night of the season thus far with the temperatures in the mid to upper 20s far western suburbs. eva i'll talk about that in the seven-day forecast when i see you in ten minutes. >> voters head to the polls tuesday, today, candidates are
using star power for the final push for votes. john rawlins joins us live from the liacouras i can't center in philadelphia where the president is scheduled to appear later. >> reporter: it's a critical time for both camps it's time to get out the vote. one partly of the that agenda is to bring in the big names to energize the faithful. for mr. wolf will be the president at the liacouras center at 7:00 p.m. for governor corbett it will be chris chris of new jersey. with the clock ticking down, political star power takes center stage. the mission to energize supporters to be voters on election day. though president obama's approval is an eanemic 32%, expect wolf in the next 48 hours to continue to hit incumbent corbett with familiar messages refusal to tax shale gas
drillers and his stand on abortion rights issues. while obama and wolf share the stage, tom corbett will be teeming up with new jersey governor christie. the mission to rally the republican faithful at an 8:00 stop at spring mill manner in ivyhandle -- ivyland bucks the county. the fact that obama is in town for wolf not likely to go unnoticed by the corbett camp, corbett recently aired campaign spots saying voting for wolf would be like having obama for governor. so the tv spots will continue wall to wall for the most partly, but as we say the change is getting out the vote. there will be robo calls and phone bank. and people will pick people up
to take them to the polls. the idea is to get supporters out there to get them to vote on tuesday. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> question about what caused a fire in west oak lane that badly damaged a home the fire marshal is trying to pinpoint what started the blaze. you can see the charred remains of the second floor at the intersection of 77nd avenue and north 18th street. firefighters were called to the home at 8:00 p.m. everyone inside managed to escape the burning home safely. a father and daughter were arrested for the brutal attack on a man in queen village. police say the man is in the mummers hall of fame. police released this video of the attack week ago yesterday. 62 carmin d'amato is a member of
the mummers hall of fame. his daughter hit the victim in the stomach with a baseball bat and as he tried to run away, her father fired a gun striking the man in the leg once. >> i'm glad that an arrest was made. >> police say the victim had drugs in his system and claimed he didn't know his attacker. there was a rash of car break-ins in the area, police don't know if the crimes are connected. fireworks are the reason for sparking a fire on a ride in disney world. officials say the fire may have sparked when falling fireworks ignited decorative material outside the structure. there were no injuries or major damage reported. 960 cruise ship passengers are returning to florida on a
different ship than the one they started out. the ship hit something shortly after leaving the grand bahama island on friday. passengers were told to put on life vests as the tugboat brought the ship back to freeport. the line added that the damaged boat might sink eventually. officials don't know what hit the ship. in portland maine. authorities don't know if the fire people exild killed in a -- five people killed in a fast-moving apartment fire were college students. two people were hurt and seven others escaped safely. the investigation into how the fire started could take several days. this week marks two years since super-storm sandy ravaged parts of the jersey shore.
mystic island was at or near the top of the devastated communities. nora muchanic has more on the rebuilding. >> reporter: on any street in mystic islands you can hear workmen hammering. it's the sound of progress. when sandy hit two years ago, the bay front section of little egg harbor was 7 feet under water. 4,000 homes were damaged. >> we're over 50% of the rebuilding. we're doing brett well. >> everybody is talking about how good things look, because we have homes going up, that's great. bus stop the reality you look around and there are more homes that are not done. empty lots and abandoned homes dot the landscape. some live in campers on their properties while their homes are raced and rebuilt. >> i have heat and air-conditioning and cooking facilities and everything else in there. >> it's a struggle i had to be out of my house for a year.
>> reporter: how does it feel to be back? >> good. >> reporter: the relief program help us. >> reporter: like many residents this single mother of 14 -month-old eddy is exhausting. >> i had to get three jobs and support him, my mom is with me. it's hard on the whole family. >> getting back to normalcy is hard. we're working on it daily. it's going to take time. >> reporter: the recovery at the shore continues slowly. on mystic island, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> some local realtors are using an app to stay safe.
>> the lava that has been inching towards homes organ big island in hawaii has stalled several feet from the main road. the lava is still moving, but appears
to be veering to the side of the town. the lava has been streaming from the volcano since june. one of the most interesting runs in our area shut down the ben franklin bridge for a couple of hours, participants made their way across the ben franklin bridge to philadelphia and back over the bridge to south jersey, proceeds benefit the lark school and the mission to help young people with
disabilities. a chilly wind day, i don't know if i want to be on the bridge with this kind of wind. >> reporter: i would love to see their splits with their time going over the bridge with the windy at their backs and coming back with the winds in their faces. the camera is shaking a little bit. we'll continue to see the wind throughout the afternoon into the overnight hours. hopefully by tomorrow the winds calm down. present temperature, 48 degrees, dewpoint, 36. chilly out there, 37 in tanersville. slating town, 40. fleetwood 40. leave he let town, better, but -- levittown, better, but below the average.
buena, 49. winds out of the northwest and these continue to howl. 46 in the poconos. 33 in allen allentown. 41 in philadelphia. the winds is tightening up off the coast of new england. pittsburgh is approximately 300 miles and that's about as far away as the storm is from philadelphia. it's 0 sitting up here, we'll see the northwesterly winds wrapping around the storm always it continues to strengthen and pull to the north. always the low gets into the canadian maritimes it will take the wind with it. the good news there's no weather out there over the next several days. that storm steals the headlines. as we get into wednesday and thursday there's another storm coming through with measurable rain. for now until then it's quiet. this afternoon, combination of
sun and clouds. monday, same thing. tuesday, same thing. monday is quiet, tuesday is quiet and we get into wednesday morning, same thing combination of sun and clouds. thursday what will happen we'll see an area of low pressure hit the coast and that will come up and we'll see heavy rains across the portions of the delaware valley again. as far as windchills here's what to expect. feeling like the mid to upper 30s out there. 5:30 this is when the sun sets. this is 4:58. the windchills will drop off a cliff. allentown it will feel like 33. the poconos 26 and trenton 38 degrees. 11:30 tonight it will feel like 27 in allentown. reading 28. 28 in lancaster. 23 for the poconos. very december-like. for the lehigh valley. windy, chilly. 49 degrees feeling like the upper 0s.
jersey shore, two or three degrees milder, but with the wind you won't notice that. philadelphia, 50 degrees, feeling like the upper 30s, sun and clouds, windy. overnight the temperatures drop off, 28 degrees in allentown and reading. 35 for center city. mainly clear and windy. winds out northwest at 15 to 25 miles per hour. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, once we get past today's gusty winds the next several days look nice. partly sunny, monday, 58 degrees, election day, warmer, 67. wednesday is a nice looking day. 68. increasing clouds late. heavy rains are possible thursday, 62. friday, clouds and sun, 56. cooler next weekend, saturday's high, 350 degrees. a delaware county man contacted "action news" troubleshooters about his motorized wheelchair. he wanted help getting it back.
>> reporter: this is richard rhodes i saw his e-mail and i read it my heart broke, i knew we had to spring into action to help. richard rhodes tells the "action news" trouble shooters he used to own a landscaping company, but his life changed in 2004. >> i turned around with a wheel borough of mulch, but and a car came through and hit me and kept going. the wheelchair he is in now is not his. he needs his power wheelchair. >> you feel like a prisoner in your own house. the "action news" troubleshooters were ignored so we had to persist. the woman refused to transfer me
to the supervise and then he hung up on me. then i called the owner of the company, but nobody got back to me. after all these calls, mr. rhodes got a call directly. >> i answered the phone, your wheelchair is coming back tomorrow. and thanks for the free publicity. >> reporter: you're looking good. >> it's working again. >> reporter: you look great. >> reporter: he is even able to walk the dog again. >> you're the greatest, people don't realize how much help they are going to get help. we went through months i couldn't get any help at all. once i called you it was so fast it was amazing. >> reporter: if you would like help go to 6abc.com/trouble
by the winds in center city. we're looking live at head house square. hold on to everything you're walking around with. a local entrepreneur who pitched an inconventional on shark -- invention on shark tank is putting his product to use. >> reporter: real estate agents are the first locally to use the emergency app. the company was founded that offers the app which streams live video and audio and gps locations from your cell phone. the murder of a really store in arkansas and the rape of a local real estate agent has realtors focusing more on safety. while most are taking steps to employees are kept from harm or gay
dangerous situations, mike mccann is the first to provide all of his really state agents with emergency apps. >> it's a concern in the industry right now there have been attacks on realtors. >> reporter: in arkansas 51-year-old real estate agent was kidnapped and killed the victim of a danger of a solitary profession that involves meeting strangers in vacant properties at a moments notice. >> walking from one location to the next it's nighttime or an area they are not familiar with. >> if they are feeling nervous, they tap the app and actually it starts streaming live audio and video and gps to the trusted contacts. it tells me where they are. >> and it tells the police where they are. >> it will contact the police
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fire. it's the final weekend for the pennsylvania governor's race. president obama will campaign for tom wolf and new jersey governor chris christie will be in the philadelphia suburbs to drum up support for tom corbett. election day is tuesday. the eagles are just a few minutes away from kickoff in houston. they are facing a tough texas team that has one of the envelope's most explosive defensive j.j. watt. >> reporter: we have gusty winds 40 miles per hour. trenton, 29. 43 in the poconos. 39 in allentown. now the wind is creating problems this is one of my twitter followers rick in springfield. i don't know if you can see that you can see this huge oak has crashed over the fence on to one of those trampolines, we're starting to see damage now with
the winds. we're picking up reports of minor power outages, things like that. 50 degrees for today, 58 for tomorrow. the rest of the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast really doesn't look that bad. 67 tuesday, 68 wednesday. thursday is this next chance of rain and friday and saturday we're clear. >> florida international university students put their inventions to the test trying to walk on water. there's a contest to see whose water shoes can stay afloat the longest while the designer walks on them. only the students who make it across the man made lake gets an a for the project. outlet -- outback adventures is next.
narrator: today, on outback adventures with tim faulkner, a helping hand isn't always appreciated. tim: ow! hey! i'm letting you go! narrator: we travel to darwin to meet a rare white crocodile, and tim forages through the forest for fantastic frogs. tim: i'm tim faulkner. australia is my home, and animals of every shape and size are my life. i wear lots of hats, as an animal expert. look at that! look at this guy. just awesome, aren't they? join me on this spectacular journey on today's outback adventure.