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♪ ♪ discover all the naturally moisturizing flavors of burt's bees lip balm. >> good morning it is 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, november 6. breaking this morning. a kidnapping victim reunites with her family overnight. we have live team coverage of the rescue of carlesha freeland-gaither. >> accuweather is tracking rain look at that green moving across the area. >> a local gross restore chain
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threatens to shut down before the end of year leaving hundreds without a job. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: accuweather said it was going to be wet this morning, and that's what we have on storm tracker 6 live double scan. we have some breaks in the action down in delaware, up in philadelphia of steady rain a darker shade of green extending back in lancaster and we have croal showing up, -- yellow showing up. looks like the system which is pretty large which will take all during the rush hour to get that main batch of rain in. on the other side of this we transition into spotty shower activity for the rest of the afternoon and by the evening there could steadier cells moving back into play. 50 degrees is your current temperature, up in allentown, 46 degrees. 51 in wilmington, 54 in sea isle
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city. as we head out the door to start the car, it will be cool. temperatures observe 50, cloudy. -- on or about 50. later today, 51 degrees by 9:00. 56 by noon. rain intense up until 9:00. spotty showers the rest of the day. 60 degrees by 5:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m., 57 and damp. we'll have more on how the rain will progress in just couple of moments. >> reporter: let's look live at penns landing. traffic is moving okay on i-95. let's look live at the ben franklin bridge right here, you can see traffic is moving welcoming in and out of the city. very light volume you want to slow it down with the wet leaves and wet roads. blue route, schuylkill expressway i-95 all in good shape. we have the fire location in west philadelphia.
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crews are on the scene blocking peach street near masters street. stick to thompson to avoid any problems there. there's no congestion in south philadelphia just yet, the you know it's coming with the flyers playing tonight. take the sports express trains. >> we begin with the breaking news on the rescue of carlesha freeland-gaither. overnight the kidnapping victim was finally reunited from her family and released from a maryland hospital. katherine scott is live now at northwest detectives to give you the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carlesha freeland-gaither is back home in philadelphia her family is overjoyed. her cows just spoke to "action news" so relieved how the investigation turned out. for days, investigators at the northwest detective division have been working with local authorities in maryland, as well as federal authorities to track her down. last night you could see her parents coming out of the hospital in maryland after they
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reunited with their daughter. for days they have been pleading for her safe return. police say 22-year-old carlesha freeland-gaither did have some injuries, but she was generally doing okay. her family stood with investigators last night after they announced she was found safe in jessup maryland after the violent kidnapping was caught on surveillance. her cousin said they were praying that should come home safe. >> the first 24 hours is the most crucial hours in any type of case like this. but when you have god on your side, anything can happen. >> again, police say she did have some injuries, but she is generally doing okay, bus there's a lot of psychological
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trauma involved, she is back home so they can recover. >> reporter: walter perez is live in jessup maryland where delvin barns was captured. >> reporter: despite reports to the contrary, abc news confirmed there was a struggle when law enforcement came to this parking lot in maryland. police say it was a bad situation, and carlesha freeland-gaither was distraught as you can imagine. still the outcome was a positive one all the results of good police work. delvin barns is a 37-year-old map and no stranger to law enforcement. this video shows him back in 2005 after he served 8 years for aggravated assault. he was released from his most recent prison term a year ago. barns already had three prison terms under his belt.
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the suspect's uncle said his nephew made bad choices in life to say the least. >> he has a thing about women or females. >> reporter: the missing person case involving carlesha freeland-gaither was involved last night thanks to these atf agents. they were the ones responding to the tip call about this car matching the description of a vehicle in the parking lot in jessup maryland. the agents surrounded the vehicle and brought barns down while bringing carlesha freeland-gaither to safety. >> i was on the phone with the detective from the philadelphia police department and it was one of those moments where we were very happy that luck was in our favor. >> reporter: meantime, barns is being held on a bunch of charges including federal charges, warrant out of virginia for attempted murder, rape and abduction.
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another of barges' alleged victims out of richmond said he abducted her and held her for two days and showed her photos of women he allegedly abducted. walter perez channel 6 "action news." >> the bottom dollar grocery chain is closing it's doors and selling to aldi. bottom dollar expect to keeps the doors open until the end of the year, after that they will be shut down and 2200 employees will be offered severance. >> emotions ran high over the future of a former golf course in chester county. residents made it clear they do not agree with the new zoning ordinance to make way for the new athletic fields. they will cut down hands of
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trees to build the fields in order to preserve open space. >> you said yesterday get the umbrella ready. >> he's been saying it for days. >> reporter: we knew this morning it was going to be a wet one and it is. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we have rain just about everywhere across the region. if we go in tighter we have yellow stuff up near lancaster that will be moving toward the east. it's possible that the rain which is steady in spots right now gets steadier in the morning commute. there are a couple of holes in south jersey and bucks county, but generally speaking the roads are wet and leaf covered. as we look outside, we have cloud skies and damp -- cloudy skies and damp conditions at philadelphia international airport. 50 degrees in philadelphia. 46 in allen be town. 49 degrees in trenton, 51 in wilmington and the mid 50s down the shore. i'll bring in that always on day
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planner and show you where temperatures are going, and you can see they are not going far. future tracker 6 shows you between now and 9:00 we'll be wet with rain pretty steady for that period. we get past the rush hour and we'll see a lull and spotty showers. it won't be dry all the time, but it won't be raining all the time either. by 56:00 there's a chance of heavy cells beginning to develop again. future tracker showing you later tonight we're starting to improve. cecily and adam will have more on that for you. the rainfall amounts maybe about an inch, maybe less than that on some models, but it will be on the damp side, certainly. in allentown we're going for a cloudy and cool high, 55 degrees, rain in the morning, showers after that straight into
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the evening. down the shore, a wet start, cloudy skies and occasional showers for the rest of the day, 58 degrees is the forecasted high. in philadelphia, it stays cool. high today of 60. rain in the morning, showers on and off through the rest of the day cloudy and cool winds off the ocean at 6 to 12 miles per hour. tomorrow, it will be mainly dry with a passing shower, but i am showing you future tracker 6 with wind gusts tomorrow, because between the morning and straight into the afternoon we have blustery conditions with wind gusts in the 20s and 30s at times. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows today's high of 60. cloudy rainy at times. even when it's not raining it's going to feel damp and cool. tomorrow, sun breaking through and high of 55. the big story is the wind. sun gives way to clouds on saturday, 50 degrees. sunday we're up to 55. that coastal storm looks like it
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will be so far out to sea we'll not get any rain, so sunday we'll get morning clouds and sunshine returning. monday, cooler an dry for the eagles. dry for veteran's day. >> two people flee police sean try to get rid of some evidence, they throw it out the window. >> this is the southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway it's rainy and slow out there. we have a problem with septa, i'll give you the details when "action news" comes right back. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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>> welcome back you're taking a rival look down the shore into atlantic city, storm tracker 6 live is showing there's rain in the area. 5:14, 51 degrees. >> let's be honest about this. it's raining everywhere. >> reporter: it's raining everywhere, the roads are wet and we have wet leaves on the roads, as well. be careful as you head out. time to check the suburbs, we have a problem with mass transit, you want to watch for this coming in. the airport line is suspended and there's no service between airport terminals and 30th street station. this is an issue if you're trying to use septa regional rail to head to the airport. otherwise the regional rails are on time, but problems out there right now. i-95 at cottman that's southbound traffic heading toward center city.
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it's wet, the rain is steady. you have to be careful. we have ponding and puddling on the roads creating a slow go. you need to be careful of that, with the wet roads it doesn't take much to develop a problem. we have an overturned tractor-trailer northbound new jersey turnpike, past route 73. two right lanes blocked with this not creating a delay, but if that's out there, that will be an issue later on. let's take a quick look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, we can see we're raining throughout the entire area along the i-95 corridor you may be getting a moment of a break in parts of south jersey, we can see if new jersey, route 70. the new jersey turnpike where we talked about that overturned tractor-trailer. in malvern, coatsville, oxford and norristown, you're soaking wet out there, so slow it down. >> newly released dash cam
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video of a wild police chase overseas. officers were in pursuit of the two suspects when one of men started throwing packages out of the window. it turned out to be heroin worth $320,000. the chase continued for a half-hour before the police stopped the car and arrested the men. workers have been busy instructing an access route as the slow-moving lava continues it's slow pursuit on the big island. the national park service has agreed to accommodate two-way traffic on an alternate route. >> the flyers will host the panthers without their leading scorer. michael waffle will be out 6 weeks for a lower body injury. he scored 6 goals in the team's 12 games. big loss. the sixers and magic were winless when they faced each
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other at the wells fargo center. nolan noelle sprained his ankle in the third quarter. the sixers lost their 5th straight. final score, 91-89. the sixers remain winless. certain treatments at the doctors' might be safer than you might imagine. >> this tree will be scene by hundreds of thousands of people. >> reporter: we have spirits on the way to and from school. you can route for rowan university that's the college of the morning on 6abc. we'll be back with storm tracker 6 live and show you the rain and give you the day-park forecast. ♪
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federal agents rescued her from a car at a shopping center parking lot last night. agents arrested the driver of the car, 37-year-old delvin barns. philadelphia police believe he was behind the violent kidnapping in germantown on sunday. >> cyber chris have found new ways to steal your personal information. it's partly of a special report on "action news" at 11:00. >> reporter: i'm brian taff tonight we're talking about your digital security with the holiday shopping season around the corner, you could do everything right and have all the proper protections in place, but chris are working hard to stay one step ahead and steal your information. >> i never thought they would get my personal phone number. >> >> reporter: where are you most vulnerable. it's a can't-miss special report at 11:00 that will help you avoid digital sabotage. >> reporter: i would like to help you avoid traffic sabotage.
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let's go outside right now and show you what it looks like. we're looking at the platt bridge. you know what, it's wet out there. wherever you look in the region. roads are wet we have raining through the night. you need to be careful. it's wet everywhere you look no major problems on the bridges just yet. septa the airport line is suspended between airport terminals and 30th street station because because of amtrak switching problems. >> reporter: karen, we have radar and we have wet conditions this morning. the movement from the north is off to the east. this is pushing towards reading and berks county. down south a couple of breaks in the action, a little bit of a break in bucks county. generally speaking it is wet and staying that way through the rest of the morning commute.
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cool, 51 degrees by 9:00. as you head to the el or bus station. 56 by noon, 60 by 3:00. 57 by 6:00. the morning looks fairly wet, as we get toward the afternoon we'll be into scattered showers forecast. no delays at any of the local airports. you can see the rain in philadelphia and new york, a good morning to check ahead to make sure everything is a-okay. >> going on to "healthcheck," the dangers of cosmetic procedures may be less than you think. some may be skeptical when they they say minimally invasive applied to botox. serious side effects are rare. only one in 400 procedures have led to a problem. the filler injections appear to be the most risky. just because they are uncommon doesn't mean trouble can't
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eaten alive. the show has taken criticism not about this guy doing it, but are you going to hurt the snake. he said if you know me, i wouldn't hurt a living thing. he does look like a big by the even for an anaconda. >> a kidnapping victim is reunited with her family overnight. we have details on the man charged with the abduction. >> the legendary drummer from the rock bands ac/dc is accused of ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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like the new $1 million peppermint payout. (joe) happy holidays! ♪and best wishes from the lottery♪ >> breaking right now, the woman who was kidnapped from a germantown street was released from the hospital. >> meanwhile, the man accused of taking her is behind bars this morning and we're learning more about the moment he was captured. we have live team coverage. >> don't forget your umbrella today. this thursday is getting off to a soggy start and that could make for a tough commute. >>soggy start and that could


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