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effect kicking in at 11:00 until 9:00 in the morning and all the areas in blue it's a frost advisory as well as southern delaware and cape may county. get the pots plants in and other tips i have for you related to the cold air coming in. >> thank you david. we are getting a better look at the man that damaged the union league building on broad street yesterday morning. there are new images showing the suspect's face and pulled the brass railing from the steps causing them to collapsed. they are trying to fix the stairs as soon as possible. they are trying to identify 20 to 30 young people involved in attacks near temple university. on the 1400 block of oxford street friday night. all the victims were assaulted and a 19-year-old woman's cell phone was stolen and two male
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juvenile suspects were arrested but the rest were able to run away before police arrived. police are increasing weekend patrolled as a precaution. a woman and her young son will back together today after a chief took off with a 6-year-old inside of a stolen car last night. police are still searching for the suspect that ditched the vehicle, annie mccormick is live in mayfield where the car was recovered along with a frightened child in the backseat. >> reporter: a witness that witnessed the car theft and chased after the suspect with the little boy in the car, in just a short distance he went almost 90 miles per hour and police are still looking for the suspect who could face charges for stealing the car and also for kidnapping. a mother and son reunited after the suspect stole the 26-year-old woman's vehicle outside of the wells fargo bank,
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with her son inside. not far the suspect ditched the car on the 64 hundred block of charles. >> this man helped to track down the driver. >> we chased him around there in another car. he probably saw the kid and bailed out and left the kid there crying and shaking and got the kid out and let him go, and ran the the kid to the mom and she is still historical but everything ended well. >> 911 calls came into the district that a 6-year-old boy was in the back of the stolen nissan. she was walking to the atm doing a transition she heard the car speed off and she screamed and notified police. >> northeast detectives took finger presents from the stolen car and gave description after seeing the stolen vehicle.
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>> was last seen rubbing east through a driveway off the 64 hundred block of charles >> reporter: and last night police say that the suspect actually took the woman's wallet from her vehicle before fleeing from the car, of course if you have information you are urged to contact philadelphia police. reporting live annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. kathleen kane is at home this morning as her defense team works on an appeal to keep her out of jail. the attorney general posted $75,000 bail two hours after a judge sentenced her to spend 10 to 23 months behind bars. she was found guilty of leaking information and lying about it under only. and we are two week as way from election day and presidential candidates are campaigning in florida. donald trump spoke near his
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resort near miami and blasted president obama's health care program after word of premiums going up. hillary clinton has not commented on the increases and is heading to an event in broward county this afternoon. katie mcginty is off the campaign trail after facing off against pat toomey last night. toomey kicked off a road trip at the german american club in northeast philadelphia. last night at temple university toomey and mcginty squared off on a variety of topics. including police brutality. both were asked if they would support their presidential candidate and toomey still declined to hear if he was voting for donald trump. >> i don't think my constituents
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care. >> i do stand with secretary clinton because she is focused on standing up for families and rebuilding the middle class. >> 6 abc cosponsors last night's debate and our own jim gardner modindicated the event. still to come on "action news" at noon, an amusement park tragedy is under investigation after four people died on a popular ride in australia. and a cancer patient gets a star wars wheel chair makeover and david murphy has your seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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four people died on a river rapids ride at an amusement park today. two people were thrown from their raft on a man made river. two were caught in the machinery at the park in queens land, australia. they are blaming a malfunction and promising to cooperate with the investigator. >> we are deeply shocked and saddened by this and our hearts and our thoughts go to the families involved.
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and to their loved ones. >> police are not away of any previous problems with the particular ride. the amusement park is thought down for at least the rest of today. police say that a father jumped off an overpass while holding his young sons but his sons both survived. the man got into an argument with his wife and drove off with their children. a gps signal led them to his car. the boys were conscious when they go to them in the woods near the river. and uber and lift is getting the green light to operate in philadelphia. they are getting the green light to operate anywhere in pennsylvania. the law requires uber x and lift to share part of their revenue with the school district. east falls coming to
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philadelphia. at some point today prince albert of monica is expected to check out the home where his mother, grace kelly grew up. he bought the home recently for $670,000. his plans could include a museum. the cleveland indians host the chicago cubs and folks in the poconos will tune in to see a home town manager. their manager is from luzerne county. he has a lot of friends regard also of the uniform he is wear, the cubs have not won the world series since 1908 and cleveland has not won since 1948. >> exciting. you may be able to get a flu shot for free delivered to your doorstep we'll show you how. and a weak spot in many pickup trucks. we'll have the details when "action news" comes right back.
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a federal judge has approved volkswagon's $15 billion emission settlement it calls for vw to buy back or repair the cars involved in the scandal. they will begin in november. the owners expected to receive $10,000 each. and now a negative light on mick one trucks most don't have advocate headlines, seven of the
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11 small and mid size pickups tested received a low score, because of the glare affecting on coming driver and the effectiveness of low beams and high beams. the toyota tundra all earned poor ratings. it will likely cause some manufacturers to change their headlights on newer models. researches found more way that autism differs between boys and girls. many girls have social skills that can mask autism. some girls don't even show symptoms even when they have the same genetic mutations with boys with autism. it's more times more common in boys and this could lead to new ways of diagnosing autism and treating it. uber is delivering flu fighting care packages in philadelphia and several other cities this afternoon.
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open the app and request the health option, you'll get a care package and the option for a registered nurse to minister the flu vaccine for up to five people. uber is asking customers to be patient. now "action news" is work on news stories for today at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> coming up today at 4:00 videos online are showing how to turn the laundry pod containers into cute trick or treat baskets they look great but can be dangerous. it's teaching kids to associate the detergent pods with candy. and they are calling for a big change we'll explain. >> and no child should ever go hungry especially at school, what he did out of the kindness of his heart to help students and parents at one elementary school. that is in big talkers today.
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take us with you on the go, if you have not downloaded the 6 abc news app you can watch us live streaming on your smart phone or tablet. accuweather is coming up.
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i served under president bush and obama. i fought the taliban. i was asked to form a global coalition to counter isil. when someone makes the comment that they know more about the islamic state or isil than do the generals, it implies a complete ignorance of the reality. but i believe secretary clinton really understands the threat that the islamic state poses to the united states and to the american people.
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and i believe she understands how to wield american power to ultimately defeat this threat and to keep us safe. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. meteorologist, david murphy is here now and we are talking about the winds of change and make a preview of winter. >> in terms of temperature definitely. >> see my face -- >> sara is not happy. stormtracker 6 live double scan not totally bad but cold overnight. we are dry in most neighborhoods we have a bit of a sprinkle in the western suburbs not showing up much on radar, it will be here and gone in a couple of minutes. we have sky 6 hd and the reemergence of cloud cover and the sun is breaking through
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occasionally but for a while we'll be in the clouds and sun mixes. it's cool 55 durings and winds 17 miles per hour and seeing gusts over the 20 miles per hour mark even the mid-20s probably getting gusts of 30 in the neighborhoods through the afternoon. 52 in reading and mid-50s in philadelphia and millville. upper 50s in dover and 56 in cape may at this hour. this morning we started out sunny and like yesterday the cool air aloft made temporary formation of cloud cover and wins from the northwest and sprinkles are cut up in the clouds but not much else. sun and clouds in the lehigh valley and breezy and high of just 54 degrees, cooler than yesterday. and the same story down the shore, cooler today with a high of just 58 degrees, with a cooler breeze blowing and lots of sun at the coast and we'll see if the clouds make it down to the beach. we'll go for a high of 58 with a mix of sun and clouds and
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blustery conditions with winds out of the northwest gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. so pretty much a sweatshirt and jacket weather, as we go through the evening commute. 56 by 4:00, coming down from the high of 48 and we really start to march down all the way to 50 at 7:00 and the downward march continues overnight and at dawn we'll be down to 37 degrees in philadelphia and some suburbs are down below the freezing mark through the clear and cold conditions and winds dropping overnight 3 to 6 miles per hour and temperatures across the region experiencing the dip. this is 9:30 tonight, we go overnight into about 6:30 in the morning tomorrow. freezing mark or close to it in allentowns and reading and lancaster and north and western suburbs and even philadelphia getting down to the low of 37 is pretty darn cold. i have things for you to do later today and tonight. plants come in and anything
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ceramic ought to come in. and garden hoses as well. and be sure to shut down the spigots and open them up and let them drain. 58 degrees and sunny and blustery and cool and a frosty start and cool in the afternoon and a high of 53, 60 degrees and breezy on thursday with rain arriving in the middle of the day and extending in the middle of the afternoon and evening. dry again on friday and saturday cloudy and 65 and chance of a spotty shower, others have us dry and some damp and sunday and monday are dry and a good looking halloween. 62 and dry in the 50s for trick or treating. >> we'll take that. >> my 5-year-old will take that for sure. an 8-year-old boy in oregon has a stylish set of wheels in time for halloween. daniel shawnsy is dressing up as darth vader but needs his wheelchair to get around.
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so a nonprofit met up with his family to give his wheelchair an upgrade. >> all the kids with their light sabers and the team of people that came out with him in costume its was amazing. absolutely amazing. >> volunteers from the magic wheelchair organization and the whole gang from star wars came out to celebrate daniel's darth vader makeover. >> how nice is that. coming up witnesses describe the moment that two people rammed into a car with two police officers inside. we continue to follow breaking news, a live report on the damage caused by a burglary at a clothing store in center city.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. >> we begin with break news from center city. an apparent smash and grab burglary at a high end clothing store. it happened at boyds philadelphia. and bob brooks live from the scene with the latest. >> reporter: sara and rick, hard to keep things quiet or secretive when are you on chestnut. but this is where it happened. boyds right behind me, the front display window is smashed out and they have boarded it up.
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starting to paint it white right now. we just sort of got here to the scene and we are piecing it together and we heard from police that at 4:30 this morning they got the call about this. they found a


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