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>> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, november 1. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." strike averted.tories we're septa and it's largest union have reached a tentative deal keeping its drivers on the road. new overnight, philadelphia home is riddled with bullets after someone opens fire with an
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assault rival. >> chris sowers has the rainy conditions, halloween is gone. >> reporter: 50/50 weekend, tomorrow is better. let's go live on sky 6. we'll get you started with the view of atlantic city. we've got a lot of low-level clouds. the shore is picking up rain this morning. everybody will feel the gusty breezes later on. we're zoom into the shorepoints, it's coming down from atlantic city northward into surf city and chadsworth reporting more rain. we're picking up the yellows that's where it's coming down pretty good. the lighter shades of green is the lighter rain. we have two aerials of low pressure off the coast and another one down there across the virginias which is producing
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snow for those folks, the two will come together off new england and form a monster storm. that means strong gusty winds today and tomorrow. it will be damp and raw with a breeze, temperatures slowly climbing into the upper 40s and, again, not looking too nice with the breeze. when we come back we'll talk about future tracker 6 i'll show you that and when it gets on out of here and we'll talk about the warmup in the seven-day forecast. >> strike averted, septa and its union workers have reached a tentative agreement that will keep transit worker operating buses trolleys and subways. both sides say there are wage increases and they agreed the deal was fair. earlier in the week the union said they wanted a five year
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deal, union head willie brown touched don that. >> it will give us an opportunity to work over the next two years to solidify our concerns. >> this is a tentative deal until brown presents it too union employees there will be a vote next friday. breaking news live on the action cam a stretch of broad street is closed for a hit-and-run investigation. a young woman was hit by two vehicles in front of temple university hospital. one stopped the second ran over her and took off. police have shut down broad street between tioga while accident investigators conduct their investigation both sides of broad street are shut down right now. new overnight, a shooter spray a home while a family was asleep inside. bullets riddled the front door and windows of the first and second floor.
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three adults and a young girl were inside the home. nobody was hit. police think the shooter now on the run was armed with an ar15 assault rival. children in barrett county were able to celebrate halloween after all. halloween was canceled because eric frein was on the run. pennsylvania state police joined the children for halloween fun. parents say after being worried about being outside for seven weeks they enjoyed the night. >> this is eric frein moments after he was charged with murder. he made his first court appearance after shooting two state troopers killing one. he was captured thursday on the grounds of an abandoned resort in tanersville. people asked him if he was sorry
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for his actions. frein is being held in a maximum security cell. >> reporter: for seven weeks law enforcement agencies combed the wooded area in the poconos, but on day 49 a money dane grid walk became monumental. u.s. marshal scott malkowsky was the first to spot eric frein. i saw this guy, i thought what is he doing here and then i knew it was him. the somewhat team closed in on frein. the marshalls hunted him down while searching an banded airstrip and resort. he describes the heart racing moment when he and frein made eye contact.
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>> he turned toward me, i identified him as law enforcement, i said get on the ground. i said who are you, what else your name. he said eric frein. >> reporter: he ordered him to get on the ground. the search team formed a 360 perimeter around the suspect and radioed in they had their man. >> that's what the marshalls do, we hunt fudge fugitives, that's our job. >> reporter: eric frein was charged in pike county court charged with wounding alex douglas and killing bryon dickson september 12. bryon dickson's parents spoke out showing appreciation for those who worked to get their son's accused killer. >> thank you, more than ever will they know they are our family. >> has expanded coverage of eric frein's
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capture. a time line of the manhunt and tribute to the slain trooper. >> a 4th student has died saturday of the shooting in washington state. it was the all at the hands of friday burger who -- fryburg who then killed himself. witnesses say five players stomped and kicked camp while yelling football strong, campbell suffered severe brain trauma and is in intensive care. the five suspects are behind bars each on $500,000 bail. they've is you say spended from
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school and the be football team. candidates across the region are in the final stretch, the rails is especially close in new jersey, second congressional district, the sitting congressman is running against the son of the man he replaced. atlantic city attorney bill hughes junior said it was a talk with his wife about new jersey's future that made him get into the race for the second congressional district. but at play is the past. the 47-year-old father of three is running for the same seat his father held for 20 years until he retired in 1995. the democrat billed his father as a bipartisan leader who got things down. frank low bee -- lobiondo does not. >> talk is cheap.
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people are talking one way and walking the other. >> reporter: asked about ebola or isis, he reminds he sits on a powerful international relations commit and gets classified briefing. he points to the gop for funds after super-storm sandy meaning else not a party yes man. >> i think most of my constituents know. >> reporter: the district is large, but the candidates are similar, both would fight for sandy funds and call the affordable care act a problem law which needs to be overhauled. the race which is favoring lobiando may come down to the men themselves. >> i believe i have the experience and the passion to get the job done. >> reporter: we'll see if voters know what they know or something
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new. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." >> remember, election day is this tuesday, november 4th, voters can cast their ballots at 6:00 a.m. polls open at 7:00 a.m. in pennsylvania and delaware, in all three states polls close at 8:00. teenage mothers in delaware have access to computers to help them continue their education. unighted healthcare donated ten laptops as apartment of the effort to increase computer internet access to people in under served communities. two thousand computers have been donated since the program began two years ago. it's now known as one of the most terrifying sites across the united states. eastern state penitentiary is inviting you to come for a fright even after halloween. huge waves in lake michigan force a major road in chicago to
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be closed down. >> reporter: coming up in the weather we have lots to talk about this morning, lots of changes in time seven-day forecast. it's dreary out there today, it dry tomorrow, but then we pick up that gusty breeze, unseasonable cool weather today and unseasonable warm
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>> it was a cold even windy halloween in chicago, look at the way waves were crashing over
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the lake michigan barrier. a flood advisory was in effect for that area through the night. that's incredible. >> reporter: especially for a lake, a lot of people at home, if you've never been out to chicago and the midwest, you don't realize how big the lakes are. i've seen bigger waves on there than i've seen in the atlantic. they had 15, 20-foot waves crashing over the roads. not only will we be dealing with gusts breeze, we have unseasonable warm weather on the way. that's the view at philadelphia international airport, we have wet runways as the rain continues to fall on down. the heaviest by far is across south jersey, we're zoomed into atlantic and southern ocean
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county. garden state parkway, lbi, chadsworth and hammonton seeing moderate rain, as well. closer to the city ceer picking up -- we're picking up darker shades of green and yellow and western sections of gloucester and camden and salem county. it's not looking too pretty out there this morning. today will be quite honestly it will be a misser -- miserable day. trenton, 45, millville, 50. 48 degrees in philadelphia. we're forecasting a high of 49. maybe we go up a degree or two. that gusty breeze is out of the northeast 15 to 25 miles per hour. that will continue to roar, especially overnight tonight into tomorrow. this system we have one here and another one developing off the
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coast. as these come together off the coast of new england the pressure drops off, the winds will pick up, the high pressure moves in that creates the wind tunnel we get the northwesterly winds. you'll feel it tomorrow, wind gusts could exceed 35 miles per hour. some locations closer to the water wouldn't surprise me if you reach a 40-mile an hour gust. that low will link up with the coastal. we'll see a couple of low low pressures this afternoon. windy and raw. monday it starts to pull away a little, high pressure works on in. tomorrow, windy and chilly, with windchills in the upper 30s. all morning long cloudy skies and patchy fog periods of rain, north and west, looks like you'll clear out a little bit, at least in terms of of the falling precipitation, let's say 1, 2:00, lightly raining toward the coast, 6:00, 7:00.
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most of it is out of here and pulling off to the northeast. accuweather sells, damp, raw, rainy, there's the winds picking up 20 to 30 miles per hour. by lunchtime, 48 degrees, 3:00 p.m., 49, a couple of showers around, 6:00 p.m., we're back down to 46. overnight tonight, all the rain is gone, colder, mostly cloudy and windy. windchills in time 20 by the time you wake up tomorrow morning. 38 degrees in center city. winds howling out of the north at 20 to 30 miles per hour. the exclusive accuweather five day at 5:00. 4 the degrees. don't forget to turn the clocks back and gain one hour of sleep. sunday, 50 degrees, monday, 57. tuesday, 67. wednesday, 64 degrees.
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there's forecast models saying we're getting close to 70. it's chilly today, but a nice warmup next week, there's another reminder set the clocks back one hour, we're gaining one hour of sleep. unfortunately it's only tonight. >> every little bit helps. don't forget you can take with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting anytime anywhere. just because halloween was last night doesn't mean you still can't get your tbriet -- fright on, terror behind the walls was named the scarest place in all of america by people magazine. they plan to keep scaring you all weekend long. here's melissa magee with the scary fyi for you.
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>> terror behind the walls is one of the largest haunted houses in the country. there are 6 attractions. the story starts out in lockdown, the first attraction. rioting and taking over. and then people move into a brand new attraction, machine shop, that's an attraction that's hidden behind the rooms of death row and the old factory part of the prison. a group of individuals has an evil plan. and there's four more attractions after that, ranging from the out door garden and the erie infirmary, full of doctors and patients. you don't know who is on your side. you have to go through the darkest attraction. you have to go through the darkest attraction. night watch. party on people! blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale continues celebrating with 20% off the entire store.
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>> good morning, to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look for us now over wilmington, delaware.aking a live look for i think you can see the rain falling just a little bit out there this morning, 53:52, 48 degrees right now. now to dangers in science class, there have been frightening explosion in the last 3 months alone. officials say science teachers themselves need to go back to class. >> reporter: it was a terrifying wake-up call caught on tape. children shrieking in terror at the nevada discovery museum in reno. 14 people burned mostly kids. after the instructor in this september science demonstration forgets to add one of the main ingredients in the fire tornado. watch as she pours highly
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flammable methenole into a beaker. it is said she did not have the training. >> we're seeing these all across the country. >> reporter: the agency recommending safety barriers between science teachers and their audience and moore thorough training for their instructors. the nevada discovery museum telling abc news they plan to go back and forth and beyond by working directly with the
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>> good morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look at the rain on our camera there over the ben franklin bridge.
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5:55, 48 degrees outside, grab your umbrella as you head out. the postal service, ups and fedex are expecting a surge in service, partial delveries are expected because of online shopping for the hall days. the post office expects to deliver 4 billion packages, 8% over last year. ups predicted november 22 to be the busiest deliver day. time to save with 6abc from tablets to laptop computers. nydia han has the best places to buy. >> reporter: consumer reports recently surveyed their customers about their electronic purchases. people who took the survey let their finger do the shopping for
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four out of ten electronic purchases. gets top marks for service and selection and price. the consumer report survey found most people shop with their feet. >> even younger shoppers those under 40 are likely to do their buying at the store. apple gives the retailer top marks for quality and service, but not happy about the prices. at costco shoppers like the price, but not the selection. whether you shop on line or in the store, haggle for the price. the survey found 70% of those who asked for a better deal on a tv got one and the savings averaged close to $100. the navy exchanged top consumer reports list of in-store
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electronics retailers. go to saving with 6abc nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> actor jake gyllenhaal has a terrifying new role in the night crawler we have a preview. a montgomery county home is up for grabs with a few ghostly this is ceo tom macarthur's world.
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, november 1. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a late-night deal is announced to keep the septa drivers on the job. a woman is hit by two cars near temple hospital overnight. now the search is on for one of the drivers who took off. the mega millions jackpot continues to grow. we have word on how much it will be worth for the next drawing. chris sowers joins us we'll get the accuweather forecast. i don't think we hit the jackpot as far as weather. >> reporter: no we've certainly seen better weather. let's get you outside, we're looking at the camden waterfront. a