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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, november 3. we're following breaking news. fire crews discover a body engulfed in flames in south philadelphia. details on how commuters are dealing with the transit troubles. >> norm maybe next year in chicago, the cubs win the world series, toppling the indians new 10th inning showdown him we'll have team coverage on the third day of the septa strike with team coverage with karen rogers and annie mccormick. >> we have fog, david?
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>> reporter: we have cloud cover early in the morning and in the ranch, shower or thunderstorm. 58 in philadelphia. 53 in trenton. 65 in wilmington. 50 in millville. 63 in cape may. 59 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 64 by 10:00 a.m. noon, thicker clouds, 72. we'll see a high of 76, we'll probably spike with that as soon as 2:00 p.m. the clouds come through and the numbers start to dip. 66 by 6:00 p.m. through the afternoon hours, a shower or gusty thunderstorms possible. afternoon we'll look at that on future tracker 6, of course there's word of a cool down for the weekend. >> reporter: enjoy that before the rain, septa strike day three, no buses, trolleys or subway. we saw big delays yesterday. we had more trains yesterday that seemed to be overcrowded
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bypassing stations becoming express because they were overcrowded. the chestnut hill west line and the fox chase line. we want to expect delays everywhere. those delays seemed heavyier, it was a difficult day to drive around the city because people couldn't take mass transit. police were helping out at the lights allowing traffic to flow. we'll see how it develops today. this is i-95 in bucks county heading past woodhaven, watch for this, as you head northbound an accident off to the side, emergency workers and ambulance on the scene. watch for that accident, tam. thank you, karen. breaking right now, philadelphia police are investigating the discovery of a burned body under the schuylkill expressway. the fire call came in from the 2500 block of west passyunk avenue in south philadelphia.
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when firefighters got to the scene they discovered it was a body that was on fire. they were able to determine if the body was a male or female. philadelphia police say the homeless are known to frequent the area. a jersey shore taxi driver who is stabbed was able to drive himself to a police station. it happened before midnight on stenton place in atlantic city. the attacker stabbed the driver in the eye and the hand and fled. the cabby traveled to the police station a block away. medics took him to the hospital where's in stable condition. >> reporter: they are searching for the attack ier. we're waking up today three of the transit strike. annie mccormick is live in center city where both sides will make another crack at it today, right, annie?
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>> reporter: hopefully that's what they are hoping for. septa thought it was progress, but it's the local union transport workers' union that put a halt to the talks. after what began as an optimistic day on wednesday, it ended at 11 boston p.m. with ths breaking down. they are committed to continuing bargaining in good faith and maintaining an agreement with the union. congressman bob brady confirmed who sides made progress that was reported by dwight evans. the union wants pension reform and changes because of driver fatigue. septa said she enhanced the pensions by a% of they said they need to pay more for their health plan. all these have to be done within the septa budget on restaurants.
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on constraints. again, they are expected to have talks resume sometime today again here at the sheraton where they have been holding those. again, it is day three of the strike. another thing that is mentioned in the septa statement is in regards to election day, saying they are going to do an injunction to make sure trr septa workers -- there are septa workers that it is moving on election day. and channel 6 "action news." >> long lines are the no normal inside suburban station. day two of the septa strike was worst than the first day. uber and lyfte drivers are
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thrilled they are helping commuters get around. we have updates on our facebook and twitter pages since the strike started. going ton to presidential politics, malone i -- trump is going to speak for the first time since the rnc. the speech is being run by milan i ia herself with the help of kelly and conway. vice president joe biden is set to appear westbound pop star katie perry at a get out the vote concert at at the mann cenr on saturday. 108-year-old drought is over, the chicago subs beat
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indians last night. there was a brief rain delay in cleveland, after the 9th inning, the cubs scored twice in the top of the 10th and held on for the 8-7 win. it was the first world championship since 1908. >> blow for blow, everybody played their heart out, the indians never gave up, either. i can't believe we're finally standing after 108 years finally able to hoist the trophy. >> cub fans outside wrigley field in chicago have been celebrating all night and the team sent out a work excuse form, i put it on my facebook page, maybe you can use it for septa. >> reporter: maybe i don't know if you can get around work around here. >> reporter: that's a young team, too, they will be good for a long time. storm tracker 6 live down scan we're looking at no rain this morning, stepping outside we
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have sky6 live hd it's milder this morning, milder than the last couple of mornings. not much windy. 66 degrees, the winds 7 miles per hour out of the west/southwest. some suburbs 50 degrees. future tracker 6 shows we'll get sunshine, there will be low lying clouds in parts of the region, later at lunchtime we'll see the clouds fill in. we'll be looking for showers in the afternoon. the new run on future tracker is not showing a whole lot. but i think it could fill in a little bit as the front guess closer in the afternoon. there's a chance of a pop-up thunderstorm. if you hear a rumble of thunder that could be a gusty, dangerous storm, take cover from that. the rain will be closer to the coast and getting on out of here around 7:00 p.m. 68 degrees by 8:00 a.m.
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72 by, high of 76 around -- 72 by noon, high of 76 around 2:00 p.m. showers come in and that would knock us down to the low 06s by 6:00 p.m. a cool down by this afternoon. 73 degrees in allentown. that's the high early this afternoon. 74 in reading, 77 in wilmington, that's one off the record high in wilmington, looks like we'll miss the record of 08 if philadelphia. 76 is the high in trenton. 78 in millville. mid 70s down the shore. tomorrow the frontal boundary is off the coast, behind it we get winds dropping out of the northwest gusting as high as 30 miles per hour or higher, much cooler high of 61 degrees, high pressure to the west will be our friend and keep us in a steady, seasonable pattern through the weekend and into early next week. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 76 today. temperatures crashing a little bit later in the afternoon after we get the cloud cover, the front coming through, and we
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have the chance of a shower or afternoon gusty thunderstorm. tomorrow, different day, blustery and chilly, breezy and cool over the weekend, 60 on saturday, # 0 -- 60 on sunday. don't forget to fall back saturday night. election day will feature sunshine and reasonable high of 62, so no weather-related region to stay home from the polls. in case septa is striking, i would assume people who lie on on septa to get to the polling places are making alternative plans. a mother accused of killing her toddler son and sending a dye diabolical message to the boy's father. a person is accused of delivering a fatal blow to a
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64-year-old man. reduced visibility, we'll check on the accident on i-95 when we come right back. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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of the septa strike, we have a live look, the action cam at the fern rock transportation center station. we see a man who has shown up waiting for the first trains to head out. this is an important station, warminster regional rail line,
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doylestown, people will be using the regional rail before they continue on foot to make it to their destination. when we hit the 6:00 a.m. hour, that's when things start cooking. >> reporter: you mention the the warminster line, it's hit or miss, we had a 72 minute delay on warminster. we heard a person's sound byte saying i got my ticket and got right own. median elwin line was suspended because a person was struck by a train, but it's up and running today with no problems. we'll take a look at the issues around the area. this is i-95 at road haven road we have -- woodhaven road. we had an ambulance and police on the scene, some of the
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activity has deceased. watch for that. we had debris on the ramp 422 westbound at 29. an accident here 202 markley street at wood street. on the commuter traffic report i found someone talking about a minor accident on 42 northbound in dep ford near clemens bridge road. coming in from gloucester county watch out for an accident on 42. look at the visibility reports, .3 in trenton and wilmington, lancaster, 4-miles which is down a notch from the last half-hour, so patchy fog in the area, matt. >> new on "action news," an. >> that is hard to believe, a western pennsylvania mom is accused of murdering her own baby and sending video of the murder to the child's father. allegheny county police arrested christian clark for killing her
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son. she sent text messages accusing the father of sleeping with other women and then sent messages saying she is killing the children. clark admitted to smothering the baby boy. a new york city man dialed from this punch to the head, maybe he did, video shows 64-year-old man standing at an intersection in queens when a man punches him and knocks tom ground. he try to get back up and fell back down. as the attacker walked away, he was handed a bag. authorities say it is unclear if the punch directly led to his death. political speech took a hateful turn in mississippi. a fire was started tuesday night it destroyed 80% of the
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111-year-old african-american church. mississippi chapter of naacp said the fire was recommend in the -- reminiscent of a dark period in the church's history. officers and protesters clashed once again in north dakota as part of a protest that's been going on for months protesters are trying to stop a 1200-mile pipeline from north dakota to illinois saying it would disturb native american cultural sites and could pollute rivers and water supplies. josh huff will play on tuesday. he was stopped on the walt whitman bridge and police found
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bridge. we have low evict in spots, in belmawr, past 42 we have an disabled tractor-trailer, they just cleared it. >> reporter: on the big board we have kids in jackets, it's not that bad we're in the mid to upper 40s, this afternoon they might want rain gear in case they get caught in a shower. 64 degrees by 10:00 a.m., 72 by noon, we're looking at a high of 76 degrees that slots in fairly early around 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. ahead of cloud cover and showers. once that arrives, we zip back to 27 and 66 degrees, clouds increase and during the afternoon a shower or thunderstorm is possible. a look at the airport. no major delays, we're looking at rain in dallas, fort worth. >> investigator reporter wendyo
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>> a night for a trick or treating in california turned political. he decided to turn up as donald trump. the mom took video to approve how the night was cut short because several people made remarks toward her and her son. >> county music celebrated its biggest nights old school legends and new pop star showing country roots. it was a massive star-studded
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opening. randy travis made his first appearance since suffering a massive stroke in 2015. dolly parten received a lifetime achievement award. ♪ and beyounce helped celebrate the night daddy lessons is a county song that beyounce released. the decisiony -- dixie chicks started covering it this week. a professor in the northwest is under fire for wearing this on halloween. some think the costumes should cost hermine job. protesters got tense when a kkk leaders was allowed to attend a political debate at a
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historickicly black college campus. the -- historically black college, the students were not happy. we'll have that story when "action news" comes right back.
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>> breaking on "action news," set on fire under the schuylkill we're gathering new information
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on the twisted death investigation. happening now, talks fall a part, so the septa strikes enter day three. gridlock and delays are becoming the new norm. >> warm and wet, accuweather is tracking remgd highs before the -- record highs before scattered showers today. >> our live team cover will keeping you moving during the on going septa strike. >> wrong rogers has the regional rails and we're going live to the septa headquarters today. >> reporter: we have mainly clear skies and low lining cloud cover here and there, you saw that at the commodor barry bridge. eventually the clouds will thicker and we're expecting showers to arrive ascertain gusty thunderstorms in some neighborhoods. 56 degrees, is the current temperature, 50 in allentown. 53 in trenton. 67 in wilmington. 49 in millville. 60 in cape may.


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