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>> gaj, in the noose thissage, sent good afternoon in the news this
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noon, several trucks are torched in bucks county. >> one world trade center has welcomed its firth tenant. >> the search is on for the woman who was abducted off the street in philadelphia's germantown section and has not been heard from since. >> the 23 was reportedly force into a car on the 100 block of west colter street at 9:30. she yelled for help as she was taken by her captures. katherine scott joins us from the scene in germantown with the latest on the search. katherine. >> reporter: rick and sarah police are back on the scene this morning. family members are trying to do anything they can to track down the victim. you can see there's broken glass in the street here. police say she was able to kick out the back window of the vehicle before it drove away. this morning carl free land was
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out posting flyers from where his daughter was abducted last night. >> she was coming from the bar and was walking down. she was supposed to call her boyfriend to meet her and she never did. >> reporter: she was walking on the 100 block of west colter street when a witness saw her forced into a four door vehicle. she was yelling for help. >> she was a sweet child and very sweet child. we don't know what happened at all. >> there's no relationship for her with drugs or criminal activity. >> police are back this morning and picked up a glove as possible evidence. she dropped her cell phone and bliss believe she -- police believe she kicked out the window always the car drove way.
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>> i appreciate everybody being concerned, please bring my daughter back. surveillance cameras are posted nearby and police have surveillance video they have not released it yet, if you have any tips on the whereabouts you're urged to call northwest detectives, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, katherine. breaking
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noon and >> and now the eagles wasn't what fans wanted to vee, nick foles went down during a play in the first quarter, he didn't return. he is out with an injured collarbone. walter perez joins us you outside nova care complex with more. >> reporter: we spoke with eagles fans about the game and they described it like the old western the good, the bad, the
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ugly. winning the game that was good, the bad was look nick foles and demeco ryans that was ugly. nick foles broke his collarbone while demeco ryans tore an achilles tendon. judging the way the birds finished the game the fans remain optimistic. >> let's hope the other guys step up. >> all teams fails those type of -- face those type of challenges, i'm glad that chip kelly has folks in place to fill in. >> a little scary, foles not too much, sanchez can come in and do a decent job. demeco ryans it's going to be tough. we lost our cornerback on
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defense and cornerback on offense. matthews will play a little better than he has in the past. it's good to be 6 and 2. we're looking good. it's going to be a hard second half of the season. we'll see how things go. >> reporter: head coach chip kelly will holds 1:00 p.m. news conference at the nova care center. we'll have more on the injury on "action news" at 4:00 and of course at reporting live from the nova care center, walter perez. >> we're following the injury updates from the eagles at, as well. and we'll alert you to any developments and as walter mentioned, we'll bring chip kelly news conference live and 6abc to give you an update on the quarterback injury. >> fire damaged and destroyed
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seventh trucks in bucks county and it is now being investigated as an act of arson. chopper 6 was above the magnolia business park. three tractor trailers were destroyed by the flames. three other big rigs on the opposite side of the parking lot were badly damaged. he took off with cash taken from the register. nobody was hurt during the robbery. turning to the weather things are improving after a windy and chilly weekend. sky6 live hd is looking at the center city skyline.
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not a cloud in the sky. maybe a wispy one there. sun is shining and temperatures will be on the rise. david murphy joins us outside with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. not a bad day today. >> reporter: not bad, but right now jacket weather. we have clouds south of philadelphia that have we would up a little bit, very little that's preventing the sunshine to get through. later in the afternoon, sun from the northwest might spill into the region. morning lows were in the 30s. philadelphia at sunrise were at 36. we've bounced back nicely, 56 is 7 better where we wound up for a high yesterday. even though it's windy out there it's not as blustery a as yesterday. we were dealing with windy guss up to the 40s for the morning and afternoon.
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high of 59 degrees which is only a couple of degrees below average for early november. the low tonight is 43 degrees the low tonight and the normal low for this time of year. we have slightly milder weather in store for the next couple of days, including election day and we're looking at more rain coming up. >> stray on top of the changing weather situation with the new, visit for storm tracker 6 live both the hourly and seven-day forecast, the latest video from our "action news" meteorologists and our collection of weather related photos and videos. we're a day away from the midterm elections tomorrow. and today candidates for pennsylvania's next governor are crisscrossing the state trying to show up the last minute votes. tom corbett is visiting the helicopter museum in west chester along with senator pat
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toomey. yesterday he visited another event with chris christie in bucks county. meanwhile, tom wolf is heading to lancaster and pittsburgh to meet with voters today. yesterday president obama joined wolf and mayor nutter at the liacouras i can't center for a rally. current polls shows wolf maintaining a lead against corbett. volunteers at the league of women voters will be at 6abc from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on election day to answer questions about the polls and voting procedures and take information about any possible voting problems as well. call (877)940-6222 all day long tomorrow. just a reminder polls open at 6:00 a.m. on tuesday in new jersey. in pennsylvania and delaware, the doors open at 7:00 a.m. and the polls will close at 8:00 p.m. as always you can rely on "action news" on election night
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of big coverage for all the race also. dann cuellar will be with the corbett campaign and chad perdelli will be reporting from the wolf headquarters tomorrow evening. we'll have live digitle updates throughout -- digital updates at >> it's a monday after eagles win that means free coffee from dunkin donuts. that coffee was served up by bradley fletcher. customers received gift cards and eagles gear! a nice surprise. >> that's a nascar could be on your pillow when you lay down at night. why dads need to talk more to their babies, we'll
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>> brad keselowski got into a fight with jeff gordon. their cars bumped on the final lapse. keselowski has a puffy face, gordon has a cut lip. jimmy johnson took the checkered
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flag. >> the young brain patient who championed the right to die laws has died. brittany maynard move to oregon after learning she had terminal cancer. she would have turned 30 on november 19. >> richard branson said he and his family still plan to goat we spacecraft deployed too soon. the pilot who died only activated the first step. the crash left a five mile debris field in the
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international the pilot turned around and landed safely in boston. >> coming up on "action news" at 11:00. consumer report nydia han is investigating a renovation ripoff. here's nydia with a preview. >> a local business claims to specialize in basement renovations and promises to give you a low price. customers we talked to say buyer beware. >> i can't believe he is still operating and taking on customers. >> reporter: customers say the other than takes your money but fails to finish the job. tonight i track him down to get answer. hear what he has to say and find
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out who else is investigating the business. it's a special consumer report tonight on
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>> the price of a gallon of gas continues to go down in the tri state region. the national average stands at 2:98. prices have dropped for 37 consecutive days. gas prices typically fall this time of year. this year they have gone down quickly due to a sharp decline
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of crude oil. in philadelphia, 3.07 down two cents over the weekend. in south jersey, 2.75. in delaware, 2.86. carnival crews line say it's improving it's internet access in the ocean. it will add long range broadband distance to the ships in its fleet. perceive vowelsly they had access to satellite based internet. carnival said the new service will offer ten times fast bandwidth for streaming video and other services. >> mothers tribute to their child's development language than their father do. infants born to two parent homes
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80% came from mothers alone. 20% came from dads usually only if mothers were around and responding as well. 10% occurred by dads in the absence of their mothers. >> the "action news" team is working on more stories for "action news" at 4:00. alicia vitarelli takes us inside basketball team only to find out she may not see the end of the season. lauren hill scored the first and last ball of the season. >> meteorologist david murphy has an update on the exclusive accu
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newspapers speak out. tom corbett has been something of a disaster. tom corbett cut spending on education by a billion dollars...
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>> old man winter has decided to make an early call in parts of the northeast. a foot of heavy wet snow fell in maine yesterday. 135,000 folks were left without power due to the storm. it is the first time the city has seen of this snow so early in november. there were accidents on the rootdz and down trees and broken power lines. boy we do not envy that. >> reporter: it's breezy, but not as bad as it was yesterday. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have no precipitation out
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23 degrees which is nice and low an indication that the air is nice and dry and crisp. now the winds are out there, out of the west at 15. yesterday we had the gusts in the 40s a lot better chilly jacket weather certainly no matter how you slice it. 56 degrees in allentown and reading. same thing in philadelphia. even numbers north an south, atlantic city the leading the pack at 57 degrees, there's not much difference if you go outside to the north on south. i have a facebook follower cynthia in middletown, delaware, who reports quite a bit of cloud cover. you can see it on satellite. philadelphia to the north lots of sun. more clouds off to the north. we'll have sun and clouds, it depends on where you are at any given moment how much sun you
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see. allentown, 57 degrees, cool, but average for this time of year. we'll go for 58 in atlantic city, as well. more clouds further down along the coast toward the south than up north. in philadelphia a high of 59 degrees. again, a mix of sun and clouds, breezy conditions, breezes running 10 to 20 miles per hour throughout the afternoon. jacket weather not as bad as yesterday partly cloudy and chilly, 43 is the overnight low. you'll see the winds die down. we'll see them in single digits later this afternoon and tonight. 555 degrees by 4:00. sun setting around 4:30. 59 degrees, kind of cool and breezy breeze in the evening. for election day the polls open at 7 an hour before that in new jersey, it will be basically clear maybe a few clouds around in the morning, through the day a sweep of clouds passing through every now and then.
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of course future tracker showing you no rain for election day. we're looking at decent temperatures. 7:00 a.m., 46 degrees that's not bad for early november. 41 in allentown. when we get up to midday, low 60s from the top of the region down to the bottom. 60 degrees at 6:00 p.m. by the time the polls close back in the 50s iejts of wind. -- a little bit of wind. 59 today, going up to 60 on election day not -- 66 degrees on election day not bad. 68 on wednesday, thursday, rain possible. lingering showers on fridayl brt developments on a report of a
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we'll have a live before the end of the half-hour. >> police are searching for a woman abducted from the street last night. the victim's father was out
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posting flyers. police say a man forced 22-year-old carlisha free land gaither into a vehicle before she yelled for help. >> i can't care what anybody has to do, i'm asking her to come home, that's all i'm asking. >> police picked up a glove near the scene as possible evidence, police believe she kicked out the rear drivers side vehicle before the vehicle pulled away. >> in less than a half-hour, the eagles will be dlifergd an important update on the injuries on two key players. sources tell "action news," the qb is out with a broken collarbone that will cake him -- that could take him out of the game indefinitely. demeco ryans is expected to miss the rest of the year with a torn achilles.
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the birds are trying to stay focused. >> demeco is a rock on defense. >> i said from day one you better have two quarterbacks in the league, we were fortunate when nick went down we could bring mark in, we didn't miss a beat. >> stay with "action news" and for chip kelly's 1:00 p.m. news conference we'll bring it live and on 6abc as it hams. be sure to like "action news" on facebook to get continuing coverage and sound off on all the team's developments. >> lower manhattan is marking another milestone today for the towering centerpiece at the site where the twin towers once stood. we go live outside to one world trade center where the first tenants are moving in today. lana. >> reporter: that's right, sarah, the building is 60%
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leased that was similar to the twin towers when they first open, and the other similarity, of course that stunning view. soaring into the air one world trade center reaches higher in the sky than any other building in the america. today it's open for business. >> we brought it back, we built it, higher than before. now people will visit. >> reporter: the site of the american tragedy has not withered in the last 13 years far from it. this to your now stands as the beacon for american resilliance, and now we have to tell the world we're back. >> reporter: i visited the site while it was under construction. after 8 years and intense buildings one world trade is called the most secure office building in america. reinforced concrete are in the
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stairwells. it is designed even if hit by an aircraft, the people at the top should be able to exit safely. with these reassurances and the eyes of the world on them, there is a first resident, and many more are expected to follow. >> it reaches into the sky 1776 that is an important day in american history, the date the american declaration of independence was penned. this is building is symbol of america. live in new york, lana nash. back to you. >> turning to accuweather there's a warmup coming after a blustery and chilly weekend. sky6 live hd overlooking the center city skyline this noon. the winds are dieing down today and by tomorrow we could be topping 60 degrees, meteorologist david murphy is live at the big board with those details. david. >> reporter: hardly a cloudy in
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sight across the region action although we have clouds welling up to the south and in parts of delaware and south jersey a little bit more cloudy than to the north. you can see from the motion of the clouds we have winds running out of northwest bringing down a cool flow out of canada, but it's milder than yesterday and the winds are not as strong. still coat weather, 57 in pilots, 54 in saint david. 54 in ken net square. closer to 60 closer to the delaware river. delaware has mid 50s, 55 in buena, 56 in glassboro. at the beach, 53 in avalon and along the boardwalk in atlantic city. for the afternoon and evening drive, 57 degrees by 4:00. 53 by 5:30. 49 degrees slipping into the upper 40 soon as as 7:00. the winds were blustery over the
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weekend. we had a top gust in the poconos of 47 miles per hour. 44 in philadelphia. low 40s through wilmington and millville and pilots, pennsylvania. the winds today are easing back a bit. future tracker 6 showing you between now and the end of the afternoon we'll see gusts in the 20s and occasionally the teens and obviously breezy and jacket weather as i mentioned but less intense than yesterday. a drivers alert, this goes for pedestrians the rest of the day and tonight it's somewhat windy out there, so you could have debris in roads and maybe new debris maybe trash cans and if you're walking out there keep your ears uncovered and alert, if you hear cracking some of the brancheses that didn't couple done yesterday and weakened yesterday in the strong gusts could come down today, rick be careful driving and walking today all right. >> politics now, the midterm
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elections are tomorrow. the candidates for governor are crisscrossing the state to sure up the votes. tom corbett is visiting the helicopter plant in west chester. tom wolf is heading to pittsburgh to meet with voters. when it comes to congress, political analysts believe republicans will control the house and the senate for the first time since 20006. the gop needs to gain 6 seats to do so. two senate seats are on the ballot. democratic senator doory booker is -- corey booker is seeking his first full 6 year term. chris coons is facing curve wade and green party candidate andrew groff. stay can "action news" on election night for all the
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coverage we'll have live digital updates throughout the evening at we'll have a deem of reporters including live reports in the rails for governor. dann cuellar will be with the corbett campaign and chad perdelli will be live from the would feel headquarters. >> police look to a lab for the next big break to the deadly trooper ambush in the poconos. >> consumer reports put the small stick vacuums to the test. >> david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" a noon continues in just a moment. # ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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on september 12. they found the rifle in the abandoned airport hangar in the poconos where frein was hiding out. attorneys for a woman claimed she accidently shot and killed her own cousin while handing his gun. it happened in allegheny county. relatives of the suspect did not know the gun was loaded and did not realize she pulled the trigger. prosecutors charged her with homicide and placed her in the county jail. >> rain is stopping the flow of lava that is threatening homes on the big island. although it hadn't advance, it has an active flow up slope. the flow has only destroyed a she had so far, but it's threatening a number of homes.
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a california family was eunited with a beloved pet. a mudslide filled the house. the same thing could not be said of tinger bell. they returned to the ruins on sunday torched that the pup had survived. >> tears of joy, crying it was amazing. >> the i said here's my his or her. >> well they cannot return home yet, but they say this reunion is a silver lining to a weekend of great loss. >> on the consumer front this noon, competitors weigh in on a new light weight line of vacuums that promise to be better clearance, but the features come at a cost. alicia vitarelli has more. >> reporter: need a quick pick meal up to keep the house clean for the holidays.
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three stick clearance promise to do the trick and say they are better than full sized vacuums. consumer reports challenged them with this deep cleaning test with dirt is pulled on and pressed in. the stick vacs couldn't keep up. >> vacuum needs to have weight and powerful brush roll. stick vacs are under ten pounds and just don't do the job. >> reporter: don't count them out, compared to other three stick vacs they took the top spots in consumers reports tests. animal is a beast when it comes to noise. one of the loudest stick vacuums tested another dyson motor head it came in a close second, it's
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quieter, but it wasn't as good on bare floors. they are cordless, but he they only run for seven minutes before they need recharging. at $500 they cost more more than decent are you positive rates. if you don't mind a -- decent uprights. if you don't mind a cord, this successes up pet next
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>> we want to get an update on the breaking news story we reported from north philadelphia. we have word from police of a who disabled booby philadelphia,
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john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that report from north philadelphia. >> david back here now with another check of the accuweather most of are
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under the sun and we'll keep an eye on the additional cloud cover snaking down out of the northwest along with the breeze in the afternoon. overall, sun and clouds, breezy, high temperatures not much of a range, 58 in allentown and 59 in philadelphia down the shore stopping beneath the 60-degree mark. cape may 57 degrees. him 59 by 3:00 p.m. in philadelphia down to 54 by 5:00 dropping into the upper 40s
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by 7:00. 9:00 p.m., 47 a night for a couple of layers if you have to walk the dog or do anything else outside. overnights low is 43 which is the overnight average. tomorrow things change, storm system gets out of here. high pressure sets up to the south. the big effect from this high it will change the wind direction. today we have the winds out of the northwest, tomorrow the high out of the south we'll draw a westerly or southwesterly flow this is the source region for milder air. election day it will be chilly at the polls to tart -- owe start out. 62 degrees by noon, 65 at # p.m. coming down from a high of 66 degrees at 2:00. at the dinner hour, 60 degrees and 56 by 8:00 p.m. when the
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polls close. a little bit of a breeze. no weather related reasons preverting you from going -- preventing you from going out and doing your civic duty. tuesday, 66 degrees, wednesday, 68. the next front arrives thursday we'll see showers in the morning and steady rain in the afternoon or evening. 61 is the high. with the leaves that just got blown off the trees over the weekend crowding up the storm drains i could see street flooding developing in the afternoon and evening on thursday, lingering showers on friday, general thisly this is a transition day to drier weather. 50 on saturday, partly sunny and cool, 55 with more clouds on sunday. >> stay on top of the changing weather situation at
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of the world. that's david's hair. a girl's dog is right there to cheer her on. those stories at >> david with a final check of the accuweather forecast if you're heading out the door this afternoon. apparently hitech hair. we have cool numbers in the northern and western suburbs, sun and clouds, it's breezy, 57, 58. in the i-95 corridor, sun and clouds, winds running ten to 20 out of the northwest this afternoon. down the shore, sun and clouds, more cloudy the farther south you go. 59 degrees in millville. jacket weather, sweatshirt weather a little hood on as you walk around. >> thank you. tonight's prime time lineup on 6abc starts with two hours of
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"dancing with the stars" i'll be watching that with a special countdown to the storm. sales have raised $8,000 in 3 weeks. the ladies decidedly to do bear it all in an effort to raise money to help need financial help. the calendars cost $10 a.i. piece. >> well that's going to do it "action news" at noon, join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5 and 6:00. for rick williams, david murphy and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a great afternoon!
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