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small victory for philadelphia teachers union at the this point they are not going to have to contribute to their health care coverage but the school reform commission says it will continue, to fight to change that, chris. okay, jenny. before you buckle up, listen up, a major recall, on air bags, is your car, affect. find out and our sue serio checking out radar to see if you need an umbrella this morning, sue. >> yes, we have action on ultimate doppler radar this morning a little bit of rain heading our way. we will tell you how long it hangs around coming up. >> all right sue thank you. >> pro sports group pushing back legalized sports bet nothing new jersey hitting another roadblock what is happening today that could be catastrophic for the the entire program. good day everybody, it is
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tuesday october 21st, 2014. >> oh, that is an interesting story the states verse the feds in the battle over football. should be interesting. lets talk about weather because you sue, we understand there could be a trace of rain on the radar. >> a little bit but you no he what we will do we will start talking about temperatures because it is so much different from yesterday where all we could talk about was how cold it was, i say it was because it is not so cold today. we were right around freezing in mount pocono. 48 degrees. fifty in pottstown. fifty-four in the city. and, it looks like 52 in millville, 52 in wildwood. these temperatures, for your information, are about 16, 12, 15, 14 degrees warmer then we were yesterday at this time. the bottom line is even though you will need your umbrella, possibly, you won't need to bundle up. we've got this low pressure system kind of bringing moisture into the a area. a as we you'll in closer quite
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a few clouds. that is why we didn't get the so cold and down in delaware we will see widely scattered showers all of this axis light, not all even making it to the ground but as far north as the poconos we are seeing some rain and you see some, delaware county rain that will edge, perhaps into philadelphia, but again, this is not a lot of rain or big deal but may be umbrella worthy for a brief period of time. 54 degrees in philadelphia, calm wind. relative humidity at 77 percent. our sunrise doesn't happen until 7:18. yesterday we got to 63 degrees. sixty-five the average high. we ended up being cool because of those clouds but considering how cold we started out it wasn't bad. we should be in the 60's once again today and that is your weather authority forecast. lets get to traffic because we want to start out on the roosevelt boulevard southbound, this is from cottman avenue to ninth street because construction there has inner drive blocked due to milling and paving operations. so you will need to take outer
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drive to get by on i-95 north bound at route 202 construction there right lane is block and finally on the northeast extension northbound, approaching lansdale construction there had has the right lane blocked, chris? >> we have to begin with breaking news, developing story where police are searching for two gunman they say shot a man in north philadelphia overnight. the the shooting happened in the 300 block of east indian, man was hit in the stomach and taken to the hospital in stable condition, it is in the clear what led to that shooting. now to the search, foreman wanted in the deadly shooting of a pennsylvania state trooper. >> police say there has been another sighting of eric frein, they reported seeing him near swift water office in the pocono mountains yesterday and that is not too far from where a woman says she saw a rifle the toting man believed to be frein on friday. schools in that area are opened today but with extra security. it was quite a scare for elderly residents in the bucks county nursing home after two alarm fire forced them outside. sky fox over 2900 block of
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belmont avenue in doylestown. fire broke out at a nursing home around 8:00 o'clock last night, investigators say it the began inside an elevator shaft. the the building was evacuated. small victory for teachers in philadelphia a. >> judge has issued an injunction preventing school reform commission from canceling those teachers contracts, jennifer joyce now live here in the studio this morning, hi, jen. >> reporter: hi chris and kerry, philadelphia federation of teachers is calling this a win now that the judge blocked school reform commission from forcing teach tours contribute to their health care coverage. here's a look at an src previous meet ago this they had. the school reform commission was hoping a judge would allow the group to issue changes to teachers health care plans, forcing them to contribute which the src says would save the school district, 200 million-dollar over the next four years. the src says the money is critical an would pay for educational resources and
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supports like textbooks, advanced placement the courses and extracurricular programs. teachers union said yesterday a judge recognized the fact that such major changes should be decided at the bargaining table. pft said it offered changes to teacher benefits in 1515 but the src walked away in negotiations. src is disappointed and plans to appeal the judge's court order and pursue the matter forcefully, chris and kerry. >> stay tuned as they say, jennifer joyce, thank you. video making round on facebook showing toddlers fighting with adults, cheering them on. >> so police are trying to identify those involved. wilmington police believe the children are between the age of four and seven years old. four and seven. the video was shot and even shows the girl about their age trying to break up the fight but she gets stuck in the middle instead. a adults could be heard cheering and laughing. a new castle county councilman
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says many are shock of course by this video. >> nobody is pleased with it. the kob thinks it is appropriate and to allow children to engage in that kind of conduct is simply outrageous. >> police believe an adult recorded this video and posted it on facebook. they are working with child protective services in this investigation. one of the world's most legendary fashion designers oscar delaurenta has died. he passed away in connecticut last night. he was designer on have choice for countless hollywood actresses and dressed every first lady since jackie kennedy. most recently he a design amal alamuddin dress. but an official cause of death has in the been announced. he was 82 years old. >> he stayed relevant all those years. a preliminary hearing is set for one of the men accused in july's deadly carjacking and crash in north philadelphia. 22-year old cornelius crawford is facing four count of
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murder. police say crawford and accomplice carjack an suv and plowed into three children and their mother at germantown and allegheny avenue. that family was selling fruits and vegetables to raise money for a church group when they were killed. philadelphia city council to day will deciding whether to add a new bill that with make assaults based on sexual orientation a hate crime. that legislation, of course in, response to last months attack on the gay couple in center city. if approved would it add a hate crime chapter to the city's code. calls for higher penalties and jail time for crimes that are committed against a person because of their sexual orientation. currently, sexual orientation is not covered under the state's hate crime laws. a pakistani teenager who recently won noble peace prize will be honored. mal will allah will receive the liberty medal tonight at the national constitution center. she was shot in the head by a taliban gunman, two years ago. since her reconferry that 17 year-old has continued,
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publicly advocating for education of girls in pakistan. new this morning the cdc making changes in protocol for handlinge bowl, what the new guidelines called for that should put your mind at ease. steve keeley is live in trenton as pro sport leagues are taking on new jersey's push to legalize sports betting, steve? >> reporter: yeah, not taking them on the field but taking them into federal court on time before sunday. this is that one time of the year, when all of the major sports leagues are all going at the same time, game one of the world series tonight here on fox, and end of the baseball season but mid season football, nfl and college and start of the season for hockey and basketball. now they will all be together legally here in trenton to try to stop new jersey's first planned day of sport betting, coming on
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two big differences in the weather from yesterday. first one is the temperature. it is so much milder then yesterday when we had frost advisory and freeze warnings out there, new we're in the 50's for just about everybody. 48 degrees in mount pocono. fifty-two millville and wildwood. fifty-four here in philadelphia. but there is some rain around. it is not a lot and even what you are seeing on ultimate
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doppler isn't necessarily making it to the ground but we do have indications of some showers up in the lehigh valley, maybe, bucks county, montgomery county, upper southford and maybe springfield as well as claymont delaware and then moving further south into delaware and you will see there was a shower, brief shower or two around town then. so this rain may hang around, through the middle of the week with this front willal system stalling through tomorrow and chillier air will definitely move in. we're on the mild side as we said, this morning, but fox future cast shows us that we have a chance for a little bit of sunshine as well and a chance for a few showers before the the end of the day. so a little bit of everything. today we will get up to 68 degrees, but quite a few clouds and quite a few showers, and then tonight we're down to 52 degrees as well. is there your weather authority forecast. twelve minutes after 4:00. lets go to the pennsylvania turnpike westbound, just past norristown there is construction there that has the right lane blocked. also on the turnpike westbound between bensalem and willow grove we have construction,
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and that has two left lanes block. finally on 202, southbound between chesterbrook boulevard at 401, guess what, more construction, this one, the two right lanes are block, chris. lets get to the ebola latest at 4:13. federal health officials released strict guidelines to protect u.s. hospital workers from ebola. new guidelines call for full body gear including protecting neck from possible exposures. new rules set for removal of the equipment and disinfecting gloved hand and using a sight manager to supervise health workers putting on and removing gear. two nurses in dallas, were infect with ebola after working with a patient sick with that virus. hospital workers have pressed cdc for new guidelines saying old advice was inadequate. president obama is focused on building a coalition to fight ebola in west africa where the the disease had has killed some 4500 people. last week the president named azar to oversee u.s. response
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to the disease including how funds are allocated. ron klain, former chief of staff, to two vice presidents, will begin his duties tomorrow but republicans are criticize ago this choice because klain has no public health experience. meanwhile the pentagon is also putting together a response team to handle out breaks here in the u.s. at 4:14 pennsylvania supreme court justice shamus mccaffery is now suspended with pay, the the supreme court says he has admitted to sending pornographic e-mails but more is coming to light. the court order says mccaffery will no longer have any judicial or administrative duties at least temporarily. he is already under the microscope for those e-mails but court order reveals other possible issues. democrat says mccaffery may have a ticket fixed for his wife while she work as his administrative assistant, and he may have let her accept thousands of dollars in referral fees from a law firm. he can appeal that decision. mccaffery is a former police
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officer who also served as a why for the former eagles court in the basement of the old veterans stadium. 4:15 right now. lawyers expected in court as early as today to fight a plan to allow legal sports bet nothing new jersey. governor chris christie signed a bill to allow to it move forward. >> but major sports leagues and the ncaa don't like this idea. fox 29's steve keeley is live in trenton for us this morning. professional sports for so long have been fighting gambling and especially with the ncaa, steve. >> reporter: yeah, they a may lose this one because they don't have a fight according to the number one guy heading charge for new jersey. the first of all most importantly we want to point out only monmouth park in ocean port, 38 miles from philadelphia just north of toms river and asbury park, they are only ones ready to start taking sports bets and they plan to do it this sunday. other race tracks and casinos are waiting to see how the court judge's resolve this
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before risking any legal losses on top of their other trouble but state senator and lawyer, and real legal researcher ray lesniak hoist prime push and sponsor of this legislation, found a loop hole to get sports betting on the brink of bet one, game one and as soon as casinos and race tracks see thousands showing up placing bets and hundreds of millions in potential profits they will suddenly start finding space and putting up big game showing tv's and bet ago begins point spread monitors just like monmouth park has done with large theaters for watching games and bringing in the betters who will be spending big on food, drinks and hotel rooms. the lesniak says new jersey will win here in federal court because the league's and ncaa to have prove irreparable harm will be done if people can bet on the games. lesniak says i am impossible game to make. the the the leagues more
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popular and popular then ever despite legal bet nothing vegas. that is why lesniak is 100 percent confident that new jersey will win here in federal court. we will see first betting on sun take up in monmouth park, all right. we will see steve, thanks. oscar pistorius is expect to learn his fate today. >> the olympic runner was found guilty of culpable homicide will be sentenced for killing his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. here's a live look at the courtroom in a africa. why has a range of options. she could issue a suspend sentence and fine meaning he would not go to jail, he could be put under house arrest or sentenced for up to 15 years. a break through for u.s. led coalition, fighting isis. turkey reversing its long standing opposition, now says it will allow, iraqi kurdish forces to cross its territory and reenforce cabani, but still the turkish government has not given the u.s. led coalition to use its air basses for manned air strikes
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and they won't agree to any u.s. arms transfers to kurdish fighters who are battling islamic militants this syria. head of the u.s. nuclear agency says he cannot guarantee all of the iran's nuclear war is peaceful. comments come as u.s. and five other pores work to complete a deal by the november 24th deadline. congressional leaders and israeli forces remain concerned that the white house is preparing to lift some sanctions, without congress's a a will travel. >> if he tries to avoid congress he will unite the congress against the agreement. >> israel defense minister will meet with defense secretary chuck hagel at the pentagon today. israeli officials are currently engaged in talk to keep pressure on the talks to fear u.s. will allow iran to keep enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon. two fighter jets collided over south east kansas during a training exercise yesterday afternoon. neither was seriously injured.
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these pilots are from the oklahoma air national guard. police in indiana say a suspect they have in custody may have been responsible for several murders, dating as far back as mid 1990's. >> darren van has been charged with the deaths of 29 year-old africa hardy whose body was found in a hotel last week about 20 miles east of chicago. police say van is also a suspect in the deaths of six other women, whose bodies were found in northwest indiana over the weekend. they say he a has indicated that there could be more victims going back at least 20 years. 4:19. the man charged with the abduction of the university of virginia student faces a whole list of charges, including 2005 rape, abduction and attempted in murder in suburban washington. grand jury indicted jesse matthew, in the nine year-old case yesterday. he is already in jail for last months abduction of the university of virginia student hanna graham. police searching for graham found human remains over the weekend but medical examiner
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has not yet made a positive identification. those remains were found 6 miles from the bod of the the student from virginia tech, in 2009. police believe that matthew is linked to her death as well. millions of cars being recalled for an air bag defect. >> in fact, four deaths are being blamed for this defect. toy yet, mazda, bmw and gm models ara monk the 5 million vehicles being recalled. too many to list. go to our web site at my fox and see fur carries on the list. you need to take your car tour dealer immediately fit is. >> absolutely. 4:20 is the time coming up at 4:21. sue, much warmer then yesterday at least. >> it is first thing you'll notice and you you may see a shower or two today but big difference is dramatic temperature rise and we're happy to see it and feel it because it was a little bit of the shock to the system yesterday to have all that cold and so today it is in the 50's adjust about every where
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else. milder start. there are a lot of clouds. you'll see a lot have clouds all will day but there are milder air around and 68 degrees should be the high temperature. thing is you cannot rule out a shower or two at anytime today but especially later on in the afternoon. that is your planner for today, plan on not being so cold this morning. in the 42 freeway north bound from 534 to 41, there is construction that has the two left lanes blocked over there in new jersey, chris. sue, thank you. it seems like every day we will see surveillance video such as this in philadelphia armed robbers storming stores across our area what police just uncovered that should put business owners mind at east. you fast i.
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sixers preseason may never even, sixers starting line up on the floor that not many people with know begins the nets. # too brooklyn molt try number five in the dark uniform there but he admires it, right as helps players, run down the floor and scores a basket on the lay up. that innings isers defense 99-88. they lose to the nets. tonight world series begins on fox, san francisco and kansas city royals and one former philly going for the ring, hunter pence. >> it is kind of a perspective thing or opinion.
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it can never be tree. what can be true thinks team can win this year. we have made it this far. focus is hard on. that i don't think we are playing right now for a opinion of a dynasty. >> all right. san francisco giants are the underdogs in this series, although they are favorite in game one and that game one is at kansas city right here tonight on fox. that is sports in a minute. i'm howard eskin. pennsylvania governor tom corbett is expect to sign a bill into law today supporting victim rights. it would allow victims to stop convicted felons from doing anything that would cause temporary or permanent mental anguish this comes after convicted cop killer mumia abu-jamal delivered a taped commencement address at his alma mater at goddard college. abu-jamal is serving life in prison for killing police officer daniel faulkner. governor corbett will sign this bill at the site of the office are faulkner's murder. we want you to join us as we continue to walk to end
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alzheimer's. >> yes, you can join team fox 29 for two walks still coming up, obviously atlantic city, this sunday october 26th, and, you can join alex holley, jenny joyce and chief meteorologist scott williams and a lot of us will be walking at citizens bank park, on november 9th. for more forehead to our web site at my fox and you can find it the in the family focus section. all right, lord. >> the singer. >> all right. >> lord with the d at the end, being banned from the air waves in san francisco. i should say that. >> lord always has a d at the end. >> oh, lord help me again. >> anyway, she's being banned from singing royal on the west coast and also a
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the time is 4:29. row home fire breaks out overnight and how everyone inside is doing this morning. >> elderly resident forced out of their nursing home in doylestown by a fire, terrifying place where investigators believe it started. another spotting accused cop killer eric frein heightens search effort to the pocono mountains and how schools are planning to keep kids in nearby schools safe today. talk about a hero's welcome for one south jersey woman her big night of honor and what she says, it feels like to be back home. good day everybody, it is tuesday october 21st, 2014. >> and just a little bit like
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it is warmed up a bit since this time yesterday. >> warmed up a titch. >> what is wrong with him. >> how about a bit. >> actually, it is colder than a witch's. >> all right, it is 50's instead of the 30's that we had yesterday. temperatures have gone up, i'll tell you how much those temperatures have gone up. here's the map to show you. 16 degrees mild inner pottstown. fourteen in mount pocono. 12 degrees warmer then yesterday, in philadelphia so, things are a lot more comfortable, no frost advisories, no freeze warnings, and, it is a a lot better. we have a trade off, clouds and very light showers around scattered throughout the area. not a whole lot to be concerned about. and, none of this is flooding rain. some of this is barely making it to the ground but up in the poconos fountains, lehigh valley, scattered showers
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around, we will see a few showers now sneaking into philadelphia out of delaware county. we will keep an eye on. that but again, it is nothing that will slow you down. it may not even be umbrella worthy. it may be a hood on your coat. 54 degrees in the city, and 7:18 is our sunrise time. yesterday with the increase in clouds with the afternoon, we have got to 63 degrees but after starting out the in the 30's. that was a nice recovery. sixty-five was average high. here we are on the 21st with a high, later on of 68 degrees and mostly cloudy skies and cannot rule out a shower or two here or there. that is a look at your weather authority forecast for tuesday, 4:31 is the the time, let's start off with 295 southbound between 168, and 42 freeway over there in new jersey. construction will slow you down there. on the new jersey turnpike north bound between burlington, mount holly and the pennsylvania turnpike, construction there, two left lanes are block. and on the roosevelt boulevard
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southbound from cottman to ninth, milling and paving in the the inner drive, the outer drive will get you by, kerry. >> 4:31 this morning. a fire breaks out at a frankford row home, crews called to the 2,000 block of grand it street at about 12:30. the fire was out ten minutes later. in reports of any injuries. meanwhile police are intensifying their search for accused cop killer eric frein after another possible sight goes. >> authorities reported seeing frein, near the swift water post office in the pocono mountains yesterday that is in the far from where a would seven man says she saw a rifle toting man believed to be frein on friday. schools in that area are opened today but with extra security. a small victory for teachers in philadelphia. >> a judge has issued an injunction preventing the school reform commission from forcing teach tours pay up when it comes to their health care. fox 29's jennifer joyce joining us live with that story, jenny. >> temporary injunction new blocks the school reform commission from canceling
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teachers contracts and as you mentioned forcing them to contribute to their health care coverage. lets take a look at a previous src meeting, school reform committee was hoping judge would allow a group to issue changes to teachers health care plans. src says if teachers started paying for their health benefits would it save the school district 200 million-dollar over next four years, the src says money is critical and would pay for educational resources and support like textbooks, advanced placement sources and extracurricular programs. teachers union says it offered to pay up in 2013 but src chose to walk away from negotiations. pft thinks such a major issue should be decided at the bargaining table but not issued as a directive to teachers. pft argues they are teachers that have gone without raises and pay out of pocket to supply their students with basic resources. the school district says it is a support but the the fight will continue and plans to appeal the the judge's court
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order, chris and kerry. >> all right. we will wait and see. high rise fire in center city is under investigation. red cross says american 100 residents were forced out of their homes, today 60 people are staying in the shelter set up by red cross. the fire at 13th and spruce street broke out around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. investigators are looking into what started the fire. elderly residents in the bucks county nursing home after a two alarm fire forced them outside. sky fox over the the scene of the 200 block of belmont avenue at the nursing home at 8:00 o'clock last night. investigators say it began inside an elevator shaft, the building was evacuated and there are no reports of injuries. smoking ban in down continue gloucester city is sparking controversy. >> city passed an ordinance banning smoking in a downtown business district. you cannot light up on monmouth street from atlantic street to railroad avenue. ban includes all street sidewalks, stoops, curbs and steps. city hopes ban will attract
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more business toss that area, and reduce tobacco-he related litter. of course, cigarette butts, all over the the streets is the concern there. >> outdoors, it is kind of stupid. i don't see how they can tell us we cannot smoke on two specific streets but rest of the town is fine. that doesn't make much sense. >> the sign doesn't say much. i wouldn't have seen it if you didn't tell me. >> the owner of one business expressed mini mart says smoking is in the really the the issue, it is littering that comes witt. anyone who violates new ordinance faces fines of 100 to $1,000. here's a post from the gloucester city police department facebook page from october 9th. officers will begin issuing warnings for first few weeks and then will issue tickets. to those who have been warned will be issued a ticket if they are caught, a second time. we will keep you posted on that. meantime at 4:35, when even the beach too hot to bear the summer or did you think the heat is nothing compared
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to other years? why this could be the hottest year ever recorded. and then monica lewinsky breaking her silence on the scandal involving her, and former president bill clinton what she had to say, right here in philadelphia about a new mission based on the lessens that she
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day one of the world series getting underway tonight, in the kansas city royals, take on the san francisco giants and already, lordes hit song royal causing a little bit of friction on among fans. two san diego radio station. >> san francisco. >> whatever. >> saint a claire a, california. >> both of them are full of freaks. radio stations say they are banning the song throughout the entire series and in response, the kansas city station will be playing it every hour from 7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. today and, of course, you can catch all of the action on game one of the world series tonight right here on fox. >> she was not invited, by the the royals to perform though. >> isn't that weird. >> yes. >> they don't like her. >> they don't like the lyrics of the song evident thely because we cannot be royals and all that kind of stuff, we want a different type of vibe or whatever she says in that song. >> 2:14. >> let's just start over.
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>> lets go to break, we will come back and start this block over. >> 2014, could become hottest year on record. last moth the earth's average 60.3 degrees. >> that is the hottest september in 135 years of record keeping according to the national ocean and atmospheric administration, noah and first inly record set this year. scientists say thinks an example that climate change has not stopped and keeps getting warmer and warmer, sue serio. >> it is, but yet, we had a pretty decent summer with very few 90-degree days, a little bit of the polar vortex probably left over which some blame that on global warming as well. we can get all that climate news but your a's more concern about what it is like when you walk out the door, right? we have 51 allentown. fifty-two in lancaster. notice how much more milder then yesterday when we had frost and freeze advisory in
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effect. the little bit of rain as well out there. just a little bit. but it may be a good idea to have umbrella. we will have mostly scattered showers. high of 68 tonight. we will get down to 52 degrees. that is your weather authority forecast, 4:41 in the morning, and mostly when we go out there this morning we will run into construction project. hopefully you won't run into them you'll avoid them. 295 northbound at route 33, construction with the right lane block until about 6:00 a a.m., kerry, what a morning. >> oh, indeed, sue. we will get it together. the just give us two and a half hours. 4:41. what if there was a way for gunshot reports to reach cops, even sooner then a phone call, could prevent more deaths and injuries? one state has come up with a very innovative way to make that happen.
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just about quarter of 5:00 right now some breaking news out of south africa. oscar pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison. that is him, of course, walking in the middle in the suit, along with house arrest, plus three hours of community service, that is obviously for murder of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. he was found guilty of culpable homicide last movement we are looking live, right the now as everything wraps up, in south africa. just leaving the courtroom it appears. but again this story
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continuing to develop, he has received, as we mentioned five years. he could of gotten a fine, he could have gotten credit for time already served, he could have been sent to prison for up to 15 years, but five years in prison along with house arrest plus 300 hours of community service. we will continue to follow this story as it develops in south of africa. moving on right now, at a local dollar general store. the the surveillance video shows the guys who did it. they forced workers and customers in the mt. airy store in the back which is friday night. then they used ties to bind everybody's hand. they grabbed a mobile phone from the customer but one of them managed to get away the robbers took off before they took anything else. nobody was injured. and kerry, scenes like this playing out over and over again in northeast philadelphia in recent weeks but business owners can breathe a little bit easier now because police believe they have caught a trio of
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serial robbers. fox 29's jeff cole explains how investigators cracked this case wide opened. >> reporter: they are type of stick up jobs that put a community on edge and police on the prowl, 14 robberies in less than two months in northeast philadelphia and startling images are caught on surveillance video. a pizza hut, red robin diner, even 7-eleven all being knock over by guys with guns. >> we're here to announce the arrest of the the serial robber, and which turned out to be robbers, and that were terrorizing the northeast part of the city. >> reporter: philadelphia police called into press monday to trumpet a break in the case, a heads up cop from the 15th district spots a car fitting a vehicle used in the stick ups and pull is it over early morning last friday. he comes up big. >> a gun was recovered, a silver handgun which matched it also with the robberies, was consistent with the robberies. >> reporter: police banged out search warrants for city residents and appear to have
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broken the robbery ring, rested are chin of aldine street and path try roke and corry. row was the ring lieder. sitting in jail on a multi million-dollar bail, more charges are expect. >> he's charged with 11, three of the jobs are still under investigation, we need follow-up. one of them we don't have video. that is one main reason we have to interview some people, and try to get them identified. >> reporter: some merchants were terrified, state police, saying locking up at night to keep bandits out but it looks like that is over now. in the news room, jeff cole, fox 29 news. 4:47. energy company will be installing new gunshot tracking devices in san francisco. these devices will alert police to shootings within 40 feet of where they happen. pg and. says they will immediately place 35 of the devices
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throughout the city on light poles, government buildings, and schools. a giant tree trimming crane comes crashing down into the lot of damage in within florida neighborhood. >> it is near tampa, damaged a minivan, trailer and tore up a driveway. investigators are trying to figure out why the crane fell over. neighbors who watched this happen say it looked like a scene from the movie, it looked surreal and just so happened that the crane operator jumped off just in time. >> i'm so glad, he made it and nothing happened. he made it without a scratch. be in got hurt, so we're really glad of that. >> no word yet on how much it will cost to replace or fix, everything that crane damage, not to mention perhaps the crane itself. >> in kidding. monica lewinsky speaking out and venturing into social media the at the same time and she dit as a matter on have fact right here in philadelphia. after more than a decade of silence she's talking about the the scandal involving her and former president, bill clinton. she discuss that had and her
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mission to take on cyber bullying while at the forbes 30 under 30 summit. lewinsky says that she was patient zero, in on line harassment in 1995 when word spread around the globe with her affair with president clinton. that wasn't all that she did yesterday, she joined twitter universe, one of her first tweet about philly saying she was excited and nerve to us speak at the the summit. by the way, lewinsky has already 50,000 followers. >> in one day. >> yeah. >> wow. >> um-hmm. >> so, basketball fan got to play with his favorite college team, unfortunately this did in the the go so well. the rapper got the to suit up with his favorite team kentucky wildcats for warm ups last friday where he missed in the one but two jump shots a lot have of people are having fun with the air ball, over the internet creating, viral videos as well as thoughts on twitters.
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>> ♪ taylor swift released her new single welcome to new york from the latest album 1989 which also features, the hit, shake it off. >> i think you already got that one, didn't you. >> yes. >> down loaded to your ipod. >> i remember 1989, the earthquake that interrupted the world series between a's and giants. royals and giant play tonight by the the way in game one of the world series. that is what i know. >> it is fascinating too, thank you. >> i'm just teasing. 4:50. a dad busted by a teacher for doing his child's homework that daddies feeling the public shame after getting the answer, wrong. >> a nine year-old boy was supposed to complete this word scramble assignment but instead dad wrongly identified number ten as a parade but the
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answer is disappear. >> dad? >> the teacher could not help calling him out, well down finding appraise, ryan's dad. >> there you go. >> busted. >> 4:51. >> busted for doing the work. >> yes. >> when it comes to the math part of homework these days i cannot even help my son. >> they do it differently now you. >> it is all different. >> it is weird. >> it messes me up. >> it is weird. >> to us, because we're old. >> what happened to the remainder. >> the what. >> the remainder is gone. >> we're talking numbers here. we're talking temperatures. you need to know. you don't to have bundle up as much as yesterday but you may need umbrella temperatures in the 50's as you can see every where this morning except mount pocono at 48 and that is 14 degrees milder then yesterday. it really is a milder morning. 12 degrees milder in philadelphia you get the idea, it is better, more
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comfortable. but looking at all the doppler radar and satellite picture witt there are a few showers around as well. not a big deal. mostly just sprinkles out there, and again, could get you wet, ruin your dew, it looks like heavier showers up to the north. here comes some rain moving through philadelphia right now but again it is light showers. we will give you a look at the seven day forecast because showers are around today, tomorrow and thursday and then tomorrow and thursday the wind will be picking up gusting up to 25 miles an hour, so a couple of nasty days, maybe the sun will come out in the afternoon on thursday. we are crossing our fingers for that. but then it looks fabulous into the weekend with seasonal temperatures in the 60's both saturday and sunday. plenty of sunshine. nice weather for walk to end alzheimer's in atlantic city starting at 11:00 a.m. sunday. it is perfect. that is a look at your weather authority forecast, 4:52 is the time. on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound past norristown
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there is construction, and it a has the right lane block, chris? >> okay, sue, and a heart warming welcome we will tell you how a marine was honored in south jersey.
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4:55. green onions is the name of that group, chris? >> yes. >> oh, man. okay there is a new way to show off your instagram photos. >> a new company is turning your favorite selfies and other photos into pieces of clothing. the company is called, snap shirt, not snap chat. right now they are trying to raise money to get off the the ground. but when they do they will be able to take your photos and put them on a t-shirt, pants, sweat shirt. eventually the company wants to print pictures on things such as shower curtains and even pillows. >> wear your face on your clothing. >> we're all so full of ourselves. really i want to see a picture of me on my shower curtain while i'm showeringy don't get enough of your face looking at you, i like to see it on a shirt as well, chris. 4:56. a south jersey woman gets a hero's welcome home from
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afghanistan. marilyn pendell and her family were shock. >> everybody, she's all yours, come on up. >> family and friend and community leaders coming out to honor would the man. she grew up in medford after graduating the u.s. naval academy in 2012. >> it all feels like a dream. i love it. to have this much support for all the personnel, coming home, and to abroad right now, it is incredible. >> the lieutenant is stationed in miramar, california. 4:57. a world figure of bravery and courage coming to philadelphia today, the honor that she's receiving.
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small victory for philadelphia teachers union. at this point they are not going to have to contribute to their health care coverage but school reform commission says it will continue to fight to change that, steve? >> reporter: well, the most important stat for eagles/cardinals game comes before the the game, the eagles are three-point under dogs, kerry, i hope you know what that means because it will have legal meaning soon in new jersey probably. >> i think i can figure it out, steve thank you. ons car pistorius back in court for the the last time, just been sentenced in south africa, how long he will spend behind bars and what else he will to have do for the


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