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paint a good picture, kane is described as being vindictive and thin skinned, it is alleged that she broke the law to attack and discredit a foe. >> this is a sad day for the citizens of pennsylvania. >> they laid out the allegations of crime. alleged to have secretly leaked grand jury information retribution of embarrassing rivals. >> to harm former prosecutors whom she believed, whom she believed made her look bad. >> frank fina, who left as kane took office. fuhrman says after the leak kane tries to cover up the role,
purgering herself. >> we allege that after leaking this information, the defendant set on a path to conceal her actions. >> kane released a statement saying she would vigorously defend herself in court and said i am committed to leading the office of attorney general, a resignation is an admission of guilt and i am not guilty. >> i don't see how she can defendant herself against these serious charges and remain the top law enforcement officer in pennsylvania. >> so the attorney general is expected to turn herself in here in montgomery in the next two days, asked why she was not arrested and booked today, it appears there was a scheduling problem, kane has out of state lawyers and it was scheduled for another day.
>> thank you john. >> our coverage of the kathleen kane investigation continues at 6abc.com. you can see the list of charges against kane and details about the history of this investigation. something of a milestone, we are now 50 days from the arrival of pope francis in philadelphia and every day there seems to be new information about preparations, whether it be security, logistics or safety or just getting around. but tonight it's all about eating, that is right, sara bloomquist is live at chestnut and old city, what about the restaurant scene for the papal weekend? >> we spent today talking to chefs and restaurant owners here in the restricted traffic zone, it's taking a lot is of forethought and planning figuring out how to feed millions of mouths during the weekend when the pope is here. some will make a go of it and
some will not attempt to stay open. >> we are not sure if we are the winners or losers. >> this restaurant is right in the traffic box of the restricted zone, he will stay open serving breakfast lunch and dinner and they will do it without deliveries from friday through monday. >> we are limiting our menu and streamlining it so we can have more of them and don't have to depend on the deliveries. >> he is renting a trail tore store all the food they need and the staff is asked to stay nearby. >> the job as a restauranteur is to feed the people and without room service there will be mouths to feed. >> mike halran thinks it will be a hassle. >> we won't get anybody from the suburbs and most people are
going to learn. >> but chico is looking forward to the papal visit, his restaurant is inside of the hotel monoco, he will stock up on supplies and feed hotel guests. >> what an opportunity to be here in the middle of everything and a lot of people will be wantsing to have fun and really have a good time. >> and they will be hungry. >> there you go. >> chico says his staff is excited to work the extra hours and make the extra money but not all restaurant owners we spoke to think this will be a money making weekend, this is a religious crowd and not a crowd to stay out late and go to restaurants. >> a lot of uncertainty, the ben franklin bridge will close to traffic starting at 10:00 p.m.
friday that would be september 25th, that will have a major impact on those on the new jersey side of the river, folks that normally come to philadelphia have already made plans to steer clear. >> she is going to take off that friday, she will not travel into philadelphia with all of that traffic. >> my wife and i will go to martha's vineyard and nantucket for that week. >> rutgers camden has a plan in place, they will be closed friday september 25th and because of bridge is closed until noon monday, monday morning classes will be closed also. all other bridge reese main open. go to 6abc.com for the full list of highway closures and traffic restrictions that is 6abc.com, we have also posted the full itinerary for pope francis while he is in town next month. >> there is other news, a water main break for shopping at the depford mall to come to a halt
this afternoon. water was cut off to the mall and the sprinkler system. the mall had to shut the doors while they made repairs, no major damage to the property and the mall reopened at 5:00. there is a move afoot to increase security at the the navy yard. there is a notion there is real vulnerability there. vernon odom has the story. >> reporter: in june the philadelphia navy yard was evacuated during a security scare that proved unsub tanated, the station has raised questions about the state of security here. the employees believe they are vulnerable at the site because of a lack of security at theentance and a lack of a system to alert employees in the case of a crisis. >> they have sent off a letter
to head honchos raising the issues. >> part of this is doing everything possible to have training for emergencies and an assessment of what is at risk. >> this draw attention to military installations. 12 victims plus the shooter was killed at the navy yard in washington, d.c. and the attack at ft. hood in '09, what is the solution senator, more armed guards or more military members strapped to the teeth. >> if the d.o.d. experts say they should be better armed, that would carry a lot of weight with me. >> if philadelphia we found that you cannot just walk in and wear the nation's uniformity, you have to be screened and buzzed
in. >> he hopes to have the bureaucracy moving on this issue before the end of the year, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news" at the navy yard in philadelphia. the 50 and anniversary of the federal voting rights act. it was signed into law in 1965 it overturned barriers that didn't allow african-americans the right to vote. mayor michael nutter along with the committee of 70 with the urban league marked the anniversary with a news conference, the mayor talked about the voting act saying more work needs to be done. the anniversary for a call to change the state's voting law representatives from several organizations held a news conference in wilmington to rally for a bill that allows people to register on election day. currently delawareans must
register three weeks prior to an election. coming up on "action news" tonight, we go live to south philadelphia for injury news from eagles training camp. construction on a new building is underway and the farmers market is making a come back after a devastating fire last year. >> well, after dry and comfortable day, 85 today i'm tracking rain moving in and i'll have details on who will need the umbrellas and when in the accuweather forecast. those stories and much more when "action news" continues tonight.
it was last november 18 and when fire destroyed building number four at the farmers market in mansfield. new construction and a light at the end of the tunnel is lifting spirits of merchants and customer as like. nora muchanic has the latest tonight. >> reporter: the columbus market is alive and well and on the road to recovery after a devastating fire last year. the steel frame is up and construction is underway on a new 15,000 square foot building in mansfield. >> it will accommodate a brand new food court with lots of indoor and outdoor seating and restaurants and retail stores. >> it was back in november when a major fire destroyed building four and the ten businesses inside. >> people thought the whole thing was closed, i'm glad they were open right away, this place
is a staple in the area. >> it's eye opening, sensory overload but i'm enjoying it. >> managers hope that it brings new life into the market that is suffering since the fire. the outdoor flea market has been all right but the businesses inside has taken a hit. >> gts to have it back up again. >> customers have had to go outside through a walkway to connect through the other building and the new construction will eliminate that. >> that is what we have been waiting for because we need the traffic flow to get back to normal. >> and they will have new bathrooms instead of port-a-potties outside. >> and a new food court. >> they want things to eat but there is no place to sit so this will be very nice. >> it's expected to be completed sometime this fall. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6
"action news." >> and the stage is set and the musikfest kicks off tonight. duran duran kicks off tonight to get the 11 day musikfest off to a great start. there will be 140 sporpgss on 16 stages throughout the festival and people can enjoy all kinds of activities and food from dozens of vendors, musikfest runs through the 16th and 6 abc is the official media partner.
every snap at training camp you worry about injury. >> hopefully this one is not too bad. across the nfl teams are trying to get through camp without significant boo boos but one player on the eagles banged up. jaime apody has the story. >> keiko alonso got a concussion on tuesday at the open workouts
at the linc, he has no history of concussions, he has to go through the concussion protocol and demarco murray was peld out because of an illness and back to business after having yesterday off and all eyes are on sam bradford and his left knee, he says it held up just fine and now it's about adjusting to the speed of things after back to back acl tears, bradford is pleases and so is his coach. >> i think i feel better than what i was expecting, i really thought my knee would hold up, i wasn't sure i did not put it through four days of practice, my knee feels great right now, i am happy where i am at right now. >> he is confident especially because of work he put in over the past six weeks, in terms of
what he did over the summer and we don't see him when we watch film that he is favoring that leg at all. >> kelly of course looking for innovative ways to gain an advantage, check this out after practice he had the quarterbacks learning how to fall properly, and included tumbling techniques and said they had never done anything like it and mark sanchez likened it to a ninja warrior exercise. they say it's smart, because if they fall properly they won't get injured as often. live at the nova care complex, jaime apody, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the phillies are about to head out ton a nine game road trip but first wrap up their serieses with the dodgers, this is a high scoring affair. don brown ten rows deep in the first inning, zach greinke,
away. adrian gonzales gets the runs back, a three-run homer off david buchanan, and buchanan struggled mightily, he gave a solo home run to greinke, the opposing pitcher, he goes three for three with three runs scored. and 10- l.a. in the ninthcks and franco with seven rbis in the series, get your rally caps on, brown up representing the winning run and this is what you call bad luck, lines into a double play. the phillies lose 10-8, here is two different takes. >> that definitely hurt more than usual. giving up runs is horrible regardless but not getting a
chance to win. >> we give runs up and give ourselves a chance with grefrpg greinke that is tough. we feel good with the way we are playing. >> chase utley will be activated off the dl and is expected to play tomorrow in arizona. the traveling robot, hitch bot that was destroyed in philadelphia last weekend, could have used these young ladies today. this is the robot spring board technology camp, girls from middle schools throughout the area learned how to build and fix robot as well as build computer programs. jamie wanted a taste of the real new orleans
and we just couldn't say no to that face. then we wanted more of that local flavor so betty says... oh yeah, that's betty. you're going to want to do this alligator thing. and betty didn't lead us wrong. a little later we passed some dancing. and who doesn't like dancing? especially when it's followed by fireworks everyone's nola is different. follow yours. i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you.
the heat wave is over and that feels great. >> we have much needed rain on the way but mostly south of philadelphia. we see sprinkles in parts of lapd caster and chester county, we are live on sky 6 hd this is our temple camera. the clouds will thicken before showers move in later tonight. yesterday's high 89 degrees and today 85 one degree below normal. so pretty comfortable out there, 84 in philadelphia and reading 7 and wilmington degrees.
the light showers are approaching harrisburg and the low pressure is over kentucky and this is following a typical el nino pattern sliding to the south of southern vnl, the most heaviest rain will misus to the south and it's just clipping us. and the clouds continue to thicken south of philadelphia, 69 degrees in philadelphia and allentown 61 and trenton 66 and millville 66 and cape may 66 degrees, a comfortable night. north of philadelphia it's just a cloudy morning and south we are dealing with showers and then steady light rain, atlantic city through dover and then as we head into the afternoon the low pressure moves out and high pressure starts to built in and that means showers will linger
along the coast and elsewhere lingering clouds and the lehigh valley could see sunshine tomorrow afternoon, this is a pretty quick hit, if you head to the poconos tomorrow, no rain in the poconos and it's beautiful in the mountains, sun and clouds and 76 degrees and mostly sunny and 78 and sunday a mix of sun and clouds, and a high of 78 degrees, cloudy in sea isle city, p.m. but bright because adam joseph is there. you are making friends there. >> we have a lot of new friends, we are watching the volleyball players, you having a good time in sea isle city? >> yeah! >> if you come to the shore, on and off showers in the morning 76 but breezy and brighter on saturday 80 degrees and sunday the pick of the weekend with the temperature warmer coming in at 82 degrees and a couple of girls here are familiar, this is my
nieces corin jen. >> 85 zbll oops. go figure. >> don't tell anyone. >> 85 i have only gone 60 on the jet ski, it's our secret we won't tell anyone. >> the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast tomorrow clouds and showers south of philadelphia in the morning with a high of 80 degrees, saturday is transition day, morning clouds and afternoon sunshine, 85 degrees and sunday looking beautiful, loads of sunshine and low humidity with a high of 86 degrees, a mix of clouds and sun on saturday and 84 and tuesday unsettle with rain an a thunderstorm, and we clear things out on wednesday and thursday, seasonable 86 and partly sunny both days. a nice weekend and rain generally south tomorrow.
>> thank you cecily. finally tonight it's a chance for farmers of ocean county to show off the fruits of their labor, it opened in creamery pennsylvania, and visitors can look at prized livestock as well as fruits and vegetables, the fair runs through saturday. abc world news is next on channel 6 and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, adam joseph and ducis rogers and please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us at 11:00 tonight.
tonight, the big debate is here. donald trump just landing. our reporter waiting, trump saying he's no debater, so was there no debate prep. >> welcome to cleveland. is it true you did not prepare? >> how trump responds to that. we're also with jeb bush tonight who will stand riekt next to trump on that stage. are we about to see fireworks. also the movie theatre horror, what we have learned about the lighter fluid. what was the plan. the airborne disease in new york city. ten dead, nearly 100 sickened, and the case in another state. the cdc called in tonight, and dr. besser shows us how it spreads. the fight that breaks out on a flight to chicago. passengers recording it all, revealing what ignited the whole thing. too close for