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set on fire under the schuylkill expressway wire live on this investigation on the twisted death investigation. talks fall a part, so the septa strike enters day three. gridlock and delays are becoming the new norm. warm and wet, accuweather is tracking storms out there today. >> good morning, 4:30, our live team coverage is keeping you up to date on the septa strike.
>> annie mccormick has more on union negotiations. >> first up, rain is coming, let's hear from david murphy. good morning, everyone we have sunshine early but there are clouds out to the west that will thicken up as the morning goes on, we expect to pick up showers and there might be gusty thunderstorms. 58 degrees in philadelphia. wilmington, already up to 64. 50 in allentown. 52 in reading, 54 in reading, 49 in millville. 60 in cape may. him winds are west we have groundwe have 76 degrees at 1:30, 2:00 p.m. after that there's a chance of showers and clouds building in. 72 by 3:00 p.m. by 6:00 p.m.
all the way down to 66. karen, some of the pop-up showers could include an embedded thunderstorm that could be strong and gusty. >> reporter: of course it's day three of the strike we've got no city buses, no trolleys, subways insuring headaches as you try to head to work. take the regional rails it's an option with a lot of the delays. the worst offenders yesterday morning, was the chestnut hill headline and fox chase line, we are expecting delays about an hour. if you're driving to work, expect extra volume instead of taking the region rail we have people driving to work. on broad between spring garden and south, you can't park on either side, watch for that as you try to drop people off.
we expect gridlock in the city, but it's quiet right now, no big problems. in i-95 we're seeing fog, i-95 at 413. we had a roving construction career that cleared, we have reduced visibility in areas and here they are working on route 40 in piles grove township salem county. you meant to watch for this downed pole traffic is getting by at times. >> we are begin with breaking news, firefighters arrived at a fire seen in south philadelphia, only to reveals it was no routine calls, crews had to douse a body that was set on fire. katherine scott is live along south street where this all played about. >> reporter: investigators don't know if the cause of death was the fire or something else. the fire department and police remain on the scene. the body was found right up there on the top of the embankment under eastbound 76 by the steel girder girders by the
highway. several before 2:30 a.m., several 911 calls came in for something on fire under east peace yank avenue. the body was lying on a mattress, it was burned beyond recognition and investigators don't yet know if the victim was male or female. appears to be an adult. it's an area where homeless people frequent. medical examiner and fire marshal are on location. >> they have a k-9 they are going to try to determine if there was an accelerant used or in the body has any trauma to it . >> reporter: as part of the
investigation an autopsy will be conducted. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks, katherine. developing now, a homeowner fighting off three armed intruders and ended up getting shot. the home invasion ended up in wilmington at 2:00 a.m. the arm trio fled in dark colored chrysler 300. it is clear if they stole anything from the home. now to our continuing coverage to the septa strike. there's a hope that the deal would be reached yesterday, the talks fell a part with news of a breakdown last night. for a third day, commuters will anticipate a third trans headache. annie mccormick has more what are you hearing annie. >> reporter: wednesday was optimistic, talks broke down around 11:00 p.m. last night at
this point they are expected to resume sometime in the morning, but there is no deal. congressman bob brady confirmed that two sides made progress during the day. the govenor's appointee to the board, state representative dwight evans. the union wants pension reform and deal with issues like driver fatigue. septa said they have to pay more for their health plan. it does not look like there's in additional money that will be available to go into this deal on a city, state or federal level. back out here live, talks are expect to do resume sometime today, now septa could file an injunction as early as tomorrow so they can make sure that septa workers are on the job for election day, as we said in the past imrf days, that would --
several deface, that would mean an injawngs from a federal -- injunction from a federal judge. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> it pays to wear your sneakers because you might have to sprint to catch a train. >> i'm pro union, it's tough to be sympathetic, i hope they settle it. >> cabbiance ride sharing riders saying there's mixed results. uber said they have a 41 characters increase on tuesday, we hope you continue to share your commuting story with us, use the #6abc action on social media. or join the action 6abc.com. the curse of the chicago cubs is broken. it end with an epic game seven
win. this was the fan reaction to the final out! celebration in chi tn spread around the field. the cubs beat the indians 8-7. chicago police are keeping a close eye on the crowd, but no serious incidents reported so far. you can imagine bill murray is out there somewhere. >> along with tman. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at dry conditions across the region we have low-lying cloud cover in the northern and western suburbs, every now and then you see in a closer to
home, as well. as we look outside, we have ben franklin bridge no significant cloud cover here, we'll probably see early sunshine across the region before things get cloudier and eventually a little bit wet. 58 degrees is the current temperature, mild as you step out the door. 64 in wilmington, 54 in trenton. a little cooler in allentown and reading, 49 in millville. 60 in cape may, new jersey. morning sunshine will give way to cloud coffer, -- cover, by 10:00, 11, 12:00 will wreak -- break up there's showers around noon, there's a chance of filling in of precipitation, we're looking at spotty showers and strong gusty thunderstorms. if you hear thunder you want to
take cover indoors lower floors just like in the springtime and summer. up in the lehigh valley, sun and clouds, 73. allentown, chance of shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. shower at the shore, later in the afternoon or early evening. 757 along the water. we'll hit that relatively early in the afternoon, say around 2:00 p.m. the clouds and showers come in and knock the temperatures down. winds out of the southwest 12 to 17 to start out. low clouds overnight tonight. 49 degrees is the low in the suburbs. philadelphia might get down to 49 him -- actually that's about it. friday back to normal conditions temperature-wise. we'll see a strong, blustery
wind around a high pressure center that will give us more sunshine, far enough away for us to allow the breeze to stream through the region. today, very warm, thunderstorm can't be ruled out. tomorrow, blustery and chilly, 61. saturday, breezy and cool, 60 degrees great day for the unity cup. and we fall back on the clock. sunday, sunny and breezy, 61. monday, 57. we're looking tail sunny and seasonable election day on tuesday, high of 62. >> unlike november. >> 441. new this morning, a shooting victim is dropped off at a wilmington hospital and police are looking for the gunman. we're days away from the election, the way the poll shows hillary and donald trump in dead heat. we're live in chadds ford, delaware county. we're looking good right here, if you're heading toward west
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this is a fight we can't afford to lose. taking a live look the view from temple into center city. 4:44 a.m., 58 degrees. >> we've been talking about septa and we have traffic problems. >> reporter: we have problems and more so coming in. looking live i-95 northbound at woodhaven road we have an accident on the the right shoulder literally popped up during the comecialg break. we're -- commercial break. -- we can see people walking around.
no emergency workers there yet, they are off to the right side, look for them to be out there. be careful as you head out. of course, a big issue is day three of the septa strike. take the regional rails take you into center city, as we have seen lots of issues of overcrowding. yesterday it was a bigger deal than the day before. even though they added extra service, in you're taking regional rails expect good-sized delays. south street heading toward the vine no overnight construction. looking good right there. let's take a look on the commuter traffic report on the waze app coming in from drexel hill and broomal and springfield. not reporting any problems, no reporting accidents, a decent right there. we have low clouds out there creating a problem.
5-mile an hour at philadelphia international, .3 in lancaster. 1.7 in millville. the number dropped within the last half-hour, matt. new this morning, the search for the gunman in a shooting in wilmington. police say the male victim was dropped off at the hospital with a gunshot wound last night. they were able to trace back to where the person was shot the 200 block of van buren street. no orderren their age or condition. police battled with protesters as they tried to close the doors between debates of u.s. senate candidates in louisiana. it was a kay on chaotic scene ae broke up the massive crowd of protesters at dillard university in new orleans. one point, police began to pepper spray the crowd, they detained two people. >> with five days to go in the
presidential election the nominees are neck in neck. hillary clinton and donald trump are tied at 46%. preview polls in the battlegrounds ever pennsylvania are all in agreement showing clinton maintaining a narrow edge over her republican rival. both candidates are hitting up voters in key states today. trump and clinton will appear in north carolina and florida. president obama is there, too, campaigning on clinton's behalf. students at university of organ are outrage as part of her costume wearing black face. some students and alumni created a petition asking for the professor to design. it was based on on a character in a book she liked. she did not mean to offend
anyone. the storm system heading our way dumped hail in the midwest. she is 4'8," but the delaware hiesm football player -- high school football player earned a big award. it's close to 60 in philadelphia, the mid 50s
in the suburbs. we'll let you know where the numbers are going today and more on the arriving rain. i approve this message.
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>> the storm system heading our way dumped hail in the midwest. this is kansas, behind that system, this area and that area will have unusual warmth today. accuweather says a high in kansas is 27 degrees. >> my cousins and aunts are okay. they live near leavenworth. >> reporter: you're from kansas? >> i was born here, but my family is from kansas. [laughter]. this is the roosevelt boulevard extension for the viewer who doesn't like that i call it the boulevard. no problems on the oxford circle and the schuylkill expressway, you should call it the boulevard extension in this area and past 9th street it's the boulevard.
422 past oaks no problems. 68 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 74 by newspaper. we'll get a high of 76 degrees probably early around 1:30, 2:00 p.m. the clouds will get thicker, the showers will start and that will knock that number down. it will be hard to forecast that high, i think it's 76 and it is early. 6:00 p.m., we're down to 66 degrees, there a chance of showers and perhaps a gusty thunderstorm in spots this this afternoon. warm today, tomorrow, a cool down, the low in the 40s that ushers in cooler weather. enjoy the warmth today, tam, it's not going to manning around. >> get more at
6abc.com/weather. a delaware high school athlete has been honored in a big way. a junior at brandywine high school is the first female athlete to win the athlete of the month award from the marine corps, she plays middle linebacker and full back for the brandywine football team and puts you in a pileup anytime we're in the game. >> >> we're not as good as we should be. i'm happy even though i am a girl and we are not as good as we know we can be, we stick together, that's probably the best part of it. because i know you guys have my back on and off the field and i thank you for it. >> they name one female and one male athlete each month to be honored. they are named by toach and
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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,