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>> good morning it is 5:00 a.m., friday, november 4 we're following a developing story. firefighters pulled two young children from a house fire in philadelphia. we're live with new overnight details. a pick up truck hits and kills a pedestrian in south jersey and races away from the deadly scene. commuters are waking up from another day of long lines and long waits and extreme traffic backups. today is day 4 of the septa strike. >> at least it's friday. we have team cover on on the walkout with annie mccormick and karen rogers. >> let's get weather first. >> reporter: we're cooler this morning, not a lot of windy, but we'll get breaks from the clouds and transition to mostly sunny skies. the winds will pick up in the majority of the day. 54 degrees, a light wind out of the northwest right now. 51 degrees in allentown. 54 in millville. 57 in cape may. here's how it will go today,
cloud cover early, 51 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 52 brightening up. 54 by noon. 6:00 p.m., 61 is the high, we don't hold that stronger. very long. we have a cool and breezy forecast ahead and nice forecast for election day. >> reporter: don't forget we have yet another day of no buses, no trollies no subways. you can take the regional rails through the strike. we have seen delays 30 minute delays that seemed to hold true, we had a few trains here and there that were closer to an hour. the median elwin line showed issues with overcrowding with trains that were so crowded they bypassed stations. expect delays across the board with the regional rails.
live on the vine street expressway, we've seen gridlock in the streets, we expect that today. if you head out early, local vine is looking good, broad street showing no problems, either. let's go over to 309 northbound at norristown, you can see the flashing lights up ahead. we're seeing traffic move. the accident off to the shoulder, police on the scene. traffic moving at this point. the other big accident in in gloucester county, overturned tractor-trailer, they pushed it off to the side. now the speeds on 295 northbound in gloucester county has shot up to 60 degrees. >> annie mccormick is outside the sheraton where septa and union officials melt last night and they broke off with no deal. >> reporter: no deal, no agreement, they did talk late into the evening working through a state mediator, but no agreement yet. in the latest proposal, that has salary increases and enhanced
pension plan, septa said union members will have to pay $120 more a month for healthcare. sources say late last night both sides were trying to get the numbers to match and come to an agreement on non-economic issues like working conditions. late wednesday night, the septa board chairman accused the union of prolonging the strike. willie brown fired back accusing septa of playing games. if the strike continues through election, seaport at that asked the union to temporarily spend the strike for election day. 89 union will not back down to that demand. several lawmakers expressed concerns with the time added to voters commute. saying it will take time to get to the polls so they can head there to vote. septa said they were preparing the paperwork to file an injunction to make sure the septa employees are on the job
yesterday but as far as we know it was not filed, it could be filed today. the talks will resume sometime today at the sheraton. report be live from center city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia firefighters rescued two young children fighting through flames to save their lives. they are in the hospital in critical condition. katherine scott is live at the scene with the details. >> reporter: tam, that's right, we heard from police the two young children remain in area hospitals in critical condition. crews were on the scene throughout the night and there's police vehicle positioned outside the row home in olney last night's fire. firefighters were called out to the 300 block of east sheldon street at 9:45 p.m. and placed the fire under control in 18 minutes. during the course of the fire fight firefighters found and rescued two children trapped on the second floor of the home.
paramedics treated the children on the way to area hospitals. a toddler was taken to einstein with smoke the other child rescued to saint crifer -- christopher's, neighbors said the heavy smoke on the street and the heavy smoke in the buildings made it difficult tore firefighters to see. >> it seemed like the fire was inside the house, there were no flames outside. >> also difficult to locate people inside a burning building. there was a lot of smoke inside, the smoke was on the floor, you can see nothing. so it's always a challenge to locate people on the buildings and again our firefighters do an incredible job at it everyday. at this point there's no word if there were any working smoke detecters inside the home. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. we're live in olney, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks katherine. new this morning, a driver
struck a police officer in montgomery county and kept on going, it happened while the whitpain officer was responding to a call north wales road and pulaski drive. the officer has a minor leg injury. investigators are looking for a small black sedan with tinted windows. a deadly hit-and-run took place in atlantic city. a car ran over a pedestrian on route 40 year atlantic city high school. it's a black work tile pick up truck with a ladder rack. it should have extended front end drivers side damage. jerry sandusky will be in a central pennsylvania courtroom. the man identified as victim number 2 is expected to testify at the hearing. the former penn state football coach is seeking a new trial. he was convicted of 45 counts. child sex abuse. both presidential candidates have set their sights on pennsylvania and final push to election day.
donald trump will hold a rally at the giants center in hershey tonight. trump was in florida to tap off a prolonged play to win that battle ground state. donald trump said hillary clinton presidency will be dogged by corruption and investigations. hillary clinton will be in pittsburgh today and then attend a get out the vote at the mann center. there's a final rally in philadelphia monday night she will be joined by president obama and michelle. >> reporter: election day is changing for the better. with regard to weather. >> getting there is a different story. >> you're not making any political statements. >> reporter: no, i'm not. the weather is getting better, storm tracker 6 live double scan, we are dry. stepping outside we have cloud cover overhead. we are executiving that to burn
off quickly. it's cool to start out, maybe a little cloudy we'll transition to sun and stays cool and windy later on. the winds are up a little bit over the last hour but not that bad. satellite shows the rain from last night and the cloud cover lingers. we expect to see the return of sunshine. cool over the next 12 hours. 52 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 54 by noon. we bump up to 61 briefly at 3:00 p.m. we are down to 56 by 65:00 p.m. and 56 at 6:00 p.m. allentown, stopping at 58 degrees. tomorrow, high pressure in control we'll be cool high of 60. with the high moving closer to us, it won't be as windy, but i
expect it to be breezy and cool. the whole weekend looks bright and cool and highs around 60s both days. remember, saturday morning, get up and head down to memorial hall and fairmont park for the purple stride against pancreatic cancer. second year i've had the honor to emcee the event. if you can't make it pancan.org is the is the way to help fight. it's a big one for me, i hope to see you there. turn your clock back an hour and check the batteries on the smoke detecters. sunday, eagles object on the road. 55 for the kickoff. 54 in the 4th quarter, here we're close to 60 for the high. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 61 today, blustery and chilly. 61 on saturday, unity cup all
day festival. and we do the clock thing and 61 is the high sunday. monday, 51 degrees, cooler you t lots of sun. here comes the change for election day. we'll go for a sun and clouds mix. 67 degrees is the high. wednesday and thursday we're back in the low 60s. >> okay. thank you, david. 5:10, a police officer thinks he is pulling over a driver for a routine traffic stop, but it turns into a life saving rescue. dash cam video that have coming up. >> the eagles take on the giants without josh huff. the receiver releases a statement about his arrest and release. this is the schuylkill expressway no problems, we'll take you to king of prussia and check regional rails when "action news" comes right back. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both
what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose.
live look here, this is the septa station, the overbrook station where regional rail lines run through there, we see a couple of people coming out to the platform waiting on the first train. when you get out there early you can see it's not at that bad. but as the morning goes on in 45 minutes it becomes a different scene as the lines come down from this station to paoli thorndale suburban station balls there's packed trains and they overshoot stations. >> that's the story since day one, right karen? >> reporter: it has, the thing about it, it changes every minute. a few minutes ago we had no
delays. we didn't expect delays until 6:00. i did want to point out, and we checked in with septa, chestnut hill line has a train that's 15 minutes late. we're constantly updating this to give you an idea what's happening. no major delays just one that's coming in, nothing with the thorndale line, we were just showing that. king of prussia, 202 at the schuylkill expressway you're about to come in from king of prussia, roads are dry and clear, we have light volume, so no big deal there. as we look at the big picture, this is the blue route no problems on the blue route. this is the schuylkill expressway no problems on the schuylkill expressway. i-95 looking good, as well. no big deal. we had an accident on 309 northbound that has just cleared, so no major accidents through the area. i want to go to the commuter traffic report. if you're coming in this morning from conquered township or --
concord township. no problems there. 54 degrees in millville. gust winds and sunshine. >> and oklahoma police officer pulled over a speeding truck only to find out a woman inside was in desperate need of help. dash cam video hose the driver jumping out as the officer pulled the truck over. he said his wife was having a heart attack and needed help. jones got the woman out of the truck and started cpr on the highway. the roam is recovering in the hospital. the eagles dropped josh huff two days after his arrest. he was pulled over for speeding on the new jersey side of the walt whitman bridge he was arrested and charged for carrying a gun without a license and possession of marijuana. eagles stood by the decision. >> he hoped the team would have waited until the matter was
resolved through the court process, before they decided to make the move. it's unfortunate, he was kind of hitting the groove. >> yesterday huff issued a statement that read in part i'm sorry that any actions by me brought negative light to the organization. the flyers are celebrating their third straight victory. new york scored the next two, and jake voracek sited it with less than a -- tied it with less than a minute left, and the flyers win 3-2. up next, the resort in the city of lights goes dark after a contractors mistake. two australians pull off a risky prank pretending ton golfers in a tournament in north korea. >> reporter: we have jackets on the kids, this afternoon it's going to be cooler. the 12-hour forecast is up next.
experience a breakfast sandwich made for bacon lovers. making it difficult to stay in a vegas hotel. a contractor knocked out power to the paris hotel yesterday. 3,000 guests and employees were evacuateed. there were no injuries, but firefighters had to rescue people trapped in the elevator. >> what you pay that kind of money in vegas. -- cheaper to the not gamble at all. >> reporter: let's go outside, the blue route, at route 30, no delays, looking good. paulsboro, gloucster county, 295 northbound approaching 656 we had an accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer is off to the side. traffic is moving. >> reporter: we have cooler temperatures today, 50 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 52 by 10:00 a.m. we expect early cloud cover, but it will transition to mostly sunny skies.
noon 54. the high 61 degrees. by 6:00 p.m. we'll be down to 53 degrees. if you have plans to head out for high school football bring along the jacket and a couple of layers as we look at breezy conditions. 50-degree kickoff temperatures and 45 in the 4th quarter. all green aircraft no major delays, we're checking out any possibility of precipitation in any big travel test -- destinations. kevin turner received traumatic brain injury that led to louerricks disease. he died this past march. a critical issue is sweep being our region with devastating results. >> reporter: i'm nydia han take a look at the house, the frame sg crumbling in high -- framing
is crumbling in my hand, the wall,ic reach my hand inside. -- i can reach my hand inside. >> i knew there was damage, but this is beyond. we talked to homeowner after homeowner all with the same story repairs costing $100,000. what's the problem and how are builders responding. it's a special troubleshooter tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00 p.m. >> reporter: in this morning's "g.m.a." first look, investigators are pouring over the rural south carolina area for evidence of a possible serial killer playground. a register sex off fender is behind bars after authorities say they found caleb brown held captive on the 100-acre property. >> the charges will be kidnapping. it could be murder. >> reporter: acting on a tip police say they heard bang
banging on the inside of a storage containerrer in the wooded area. police found the car at the crime scene, but no sign of carver last seen on surveillance video leaving work the day they disappeared. we'll have more on the harrowing story at 7:00 a.m. with the "g.m.a." fist look i'm lindsey davis, abc news in south carolina. aurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses -
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where people are waiting on the paoli thorndale regional rails to come through, right now we're seeing people out there, if you're an early bird it's a little bit better in terms of getting out and about, but we're watching for later in the morning when the volume building. happening today, cubs parade through downtown chicago the celebration of the first title in 180 years kicks off at wrigley field. they took the world series 8-7 in the 10 innings. now in the morning buzz two crafty australian men posed as
professional golferrer to compete in the secretive nation of north korea and they got away with it. they tricked officials of the northern korean officials. >> i hit 120 which was not good, she thought it would bring great shame on my family. >> they were given chaperone trips around pole -- pyongyang. they were lucky to get out of the country alive. a police officer responds to a call for a racoon acting oddly and ends up shooting himself. and that's luxury highrise building on the west coast is the focus of a lawsuit. "action news" will be right
back. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer
walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care,
i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. i'm frank lobiondo in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose. "action news," two children are hanging on to survival after firefighters pulled them from a burning home.
a voter registration fraud investigation stretches into two local counties with four days to go before the election. septa and union workers meet for another day of negotiations. >> good morning, 5:30, september 4, our live team coverage keeps you moving through the septa strike. >> karen rogers is looking at the rails and tie and annie mccormick has union negotiations. >> reporter: and david murphy has a look at the weather. >> reporter: we have a break up to the north and west and we expect sunny skies today. 51 in wilmington. 53 in trenton. 54 in millville. you can see how the winds are dropping down out of the north bringing in cooler air today. it will be cooler. the winds are not that strong right now right right -- but tht
blustery later in the day. 54 degrees by noon. we'll get a high of 61 at 3:00 p.m. we won't be in the 60s for long. as soon as 6:00 p.m. we'll be in the low 50s, a blustery chilly day ahead. looks like it's a bit breezy over the weekend. bright and cool and seasonable, karen. iblghts of a change in temperatures -- a little bit of a change in temperature for the election day. >> reporter: we have no buses, trollies or subway running. looking to the regional rails, no big delays, one delay chestnut hill west line a 12 minute delay usually starting around 6:00 a.m., 6:30 a.m. we'll watch for that develop. median elwin line give yourself extra time if you're taking that. we had trains running that that were overcrowded bypassing stations. outside live on