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mourning the loss of loved ones. >> more chaos coming to key arteries of philadelphia. that's next. ♪ ♪ "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> this is the face of devin patrick kelly. he is now dead and a lot of americans believe that's as it should be. he claimed 26 lives yesterday
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morning in a tiny texas town, his reactions prompting reactions of horror around the world. the big story is the newest information on the latest mass shooting. the community of southern springs continues to reel in the wake of the carnage. law enforcement has witnessed the scene and explained it this way. >> i can tell you the scene is hohorrific. there is no word to describe it. >> hundreds of shell casings, 30 round capacity magazines have been recovered. >> kelly had a history of abuse with his former wife and his mother-in-law is a member of the church. kelly was court martialed in 2012 because of the domestic
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violence against his wife and 11 month old child and only because a clerical mistake failed to report that to the fbi was he able to purchase the guns he bought yesterday. >> sharrie williams is in sutherland springs. are we right that because the community is so small everybody knows some of the victims? >> that would be the case, jim. it's a sense of neighbors knowing their neighbors. so much so that the residents that live here are related or their family has been living here generations. this is a community made up of about 400 people so when 26 are murdered and 20 others are wounded, it's not a nameless, facesfaceless act. they know each other and it's painful. >> it's a community forever tie
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today the lives taken inside this small church. >> knowing that it can happen at the blink of an eye makes me think how fast life can go by. >> joshua lost a friend in the gunfire unleashed in that sank wrairy. sanctuary. >> he's been riding around talking to others about the way he feels. >> johnny menendez shares that feeling. >> it's shocking. i have friends that didn't make it. i have a nephew that is being operated on as we speak. >> 16-year-old cameron jones shows up near the church bearing flow ter and balloons. her best friend was at church with her mother. >> walking down the school and your best friend isn't with you
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and everyone is crying along with you. cameron's best friend is expected to live, but her mother, karen mcnolte didn't make it. >> i would be like her and not believe it. my mom is my best friend and her mom is hers. i couldn't imagine. >> we heard the residents say they have each other's back and will move forward together. for a sond night in a row, this small church is roped off and heavily guarded by authorities. sharrie williams, channel6, "action news." >> sharrie, thank you so much. we are hearing from the good samaritan that grabbed his own gun when he heard shots fired and got into a gun battle with the instructor. >> i was scared to death.
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i was. i was scared for me. i was scared for every one of them. i was scared for my own family that lives less than a block away. police say willford wounded kelly hitting him twice and he took off in a pick up at speeds up to 100 miles per hour before taking his own life. he says he's not a hero and regrets not getting to the shooter faster. >> the former president of the rad nor township commissioners handed in his resignation to the board tonight. at the same time, we learned that his pornography is not limit today his home devices. "action news" reporter christie ileto has the full story. >> that's right, he came to turn
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in his badge and work ipad. he had more images on the pad that he tried to delete before turning it in. >> it was shocking to take a township issued ipad and find what we found on there today. >> the ipad has been turned over to county investigators that had no idea phillip arg had the device i after a raid in his ho. it's not clear if he continued looking at the images after his arrest, but he turned them in with his device. the 60-year-old apologized for
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damaging the public's trust. >> this is beyond the pail. >> empty words if you ask taxpayers about the additional online images. >> it's like getting hit all over again. >> it's pretty disturbing. it's great that our township manager decided to check it. >> the fact that he had it on other laptops shows he is in addition to being a terrible person -- sloppy. >> we stopped by arg's home. no one came to the door. he is out on bail. his next court day is november 30th. christie ileto, "action news." >> rapper meek mills will appeal today's surprise prison sentence of two to four years for probation violations.
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the 30-year-old recording artist failed a drug test and broke probation. >> accuweather says don't expect to sieto see warm temperatures l next spring. cecily tynan is here with the forecast. >> the winds of change are blowing in. temperatures dropped 21 from a high of 70 earlier today. 49-degrees with the winds behind the cold front that moved through. future tracker showing tomorrow morning, 7:30, temperature in the 40s. south jersey and delaware in the 30s. we start off dry tomorrow. then rain moves in. your election day forecast,
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7:00, 42 with sunshine. clouds up, rain arriving late in the afternoon and evening. how much rain depends on your location. i have details on that and talk about the winter chill on the way in the accuweather forecast. >> thanks, cecily. >> penndot launched a construction project on a not long chunk of roadway but it will take a while to do it with this being the case of the medicine as bad as the illness. let's go to dann cuellar with that story. >> i76 traffic being diverted to the 30th street exit. this is part of the latest phase of repairs to roadways. this one, according to penndot, long overdue. >> the interchange was reduced to one lane.
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>> we are doing our best to reduce traffic in the area. it's a critical part of the city. >> during the closure, exits will be the 30th street ramp. follow 30th on to chestnut and a right to reach the onramp for i-76 east. this is only for the next four nights. >> there are intermittent restrictions. >> this is part of the $300 million bridge replacement project which includes repairing the bridges between wall knit and market. tonight, southbound schuylkill avenue is closed market to chestnut. >> we'll redact the bridges, take the existing bridge off, make repairs to the beams
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underneath and pour new bridge deck. >> eastbound traffic being diverted to the 30th street exit until 5:00 a.m. this until thursday night, thursday morning, all of this to revamp the bridges which penndot says are 60 years old. it will take 15 months to revamp them. i'm ca dann cuellar, channel6 "action news." >> thank you, dan. there will be shaking from a construction project over the next week. workers set up a blast zone with a plan to set off 200 explosions 10 feet deep. a new subdivision is in th the
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works. >> a woman opted out of an examination after being told it would stop breast cancer earlier. >> we ask why his patient tells us it nearly cost her, her life. >> meteorologist cecily tynan with a chance of rain ahead in the seven-day forecast. ducis rogers and the eagles riding high with the best record in football. "action news" continues in just a minute. ♪ ♪ joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people,
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regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah. christie: this is new jersey is facing an epidemic fueled by addictive opioid painkillers. codeine... oxycodone... fentanyl... morphine. these are just some of the medications prescribed for pain relief. these pills can be highly addictive, and the addiction doesn't end when the prescription runs out. many times, people turn to a deadlier option -
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heroin. addiction is a disease, but help is within reach. call 844 reach nj or visit >> as we emerge from breast cancer awareness month, "action news" is exposing concerns about a chiropractor selling alternative therapy that can detect breast cancer eight to ten years before a mammogram can. a local patient says it almost
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cost her, her life. >> dr. stephen con stel lo lo ha past that might make you wonder how he can claim a precursor to breast cancer and stroke. "action news" was told he was making potentially risky claims. >> it was the in a moment that changed kathy's life. >> she had cancer in her appendix. >> i didn't have systems. >> the doctor said the surgery saved your life. >> she turn today this man. and his promise about a state of the art test of formal imaging. he told me it could detect cancer in your body before you
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have symptoms. >> there were two thermal imaging scans that mapped heat in the body to identify everything from breast and prostate disease to heart attack and stroke. >> the report came back -- clear. no cancer in my body. >> for the first time in 15 years she skipped her annual mammogram, but she wasn't cancer free. she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer that the image didn't detect. >> i absolutely believe it could have cost me my life. >> the fda has approved demography but say it's not approved as an independent
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screening tool. we questioned dr. costello. >> his brochures warn about the potential risk of mammograms including radiation. he said it's not a substitute for other detection method also. >> i think women should keep up with their mammograms. >> do you think this is falsitiesment? >> no, it's detecting precursors. >> not everyone may agree. >> let's talk about the case of kathy newell. >> i can't comment on that. that's a patient. >> now in south carolina, you
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were disciplined for potentially deceptive statements. >> i think we are done. >> newell received a $1,000 refund from the office. she plans to file a complaint with the medical board. he told us he would meet us for an on camera interview but later declined. he provided a written statement on our website. >> is it reasonable for me to wonder how his training and becoming a chiropractor prepares him for these kind of exams? >> i agree to some extent that there is a question. he considers himself a holistic doctor with a pastoral medical degree. >> tomorrow is election day. several local races dominating the attention. new jerseyans pick between kim
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guadagno and phil murphey to succeed chris christie as governor. pennsylvania's vote on a state supreme court justice. "action news" and "6abc".com will have complete coverage of the local races. we ask you to join us tomorrow night for the election results. it's election day 2017. the new jersey governor's race, two gubernatorial contest in the councountry. >> the weather can effect turnout. get out early before the rain moves in. tomorrow night, the action cam taking a look in center city where it's a dry night, a breezy and cool night like november. it feels like december by end of the week.
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there are a few fair weather clouds. i was running in shorts and a tee shirt this afternoon. now 49 in philadelphia, 47 trenton. 53 pomona. allentown and reading, 44. a cool breeze sustained at 13 miles per hour in philadelphia. wind gusts close to 20 miles per hour. that's bringing in much cooler air. a lot of clouds and a few sprinkles. what's happening is to the south. you see the rain, rippled energy along the front bringing us a wet afternoon and evening. the morning commute dry, sun mixing with clouds. it's dry. suburbs 38. philadelphia 43. dress the kids warmly for the bus stop. for the afternoon, clouds roll
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in. >> look up here, mixing in with snow in the poconos. first time i have said that this year. that continues to 5:00. we get steadier rain across delaware. it's a quick hitter about 10:30. future tracker showing you where you live making the determination of how much rain you get. parts of jersey and delaware, could get an inch of rain. rain moving in, in the afternoon, the high 50-degrees, 20-degrees cooler than today. wednesday, clouds break for sunshine, 53. thursday, partly sunny, 56-degrees. that's ahead of another front behind it. here comes the winter like chill, friday, 44-degrees the high. overnight low in philadelphia, 27-degrees. a hard freeze in the suburbs.
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veteran's day, 43. monday, 54 with rain. that high of 43 saturday, that is the average high for decembef winter. >> thank you, cecily. the city of philadelphia wants to make sure the holidays are merry and bright. the festival kicks off with a duncan doughnuts thanksgiving day parade and runs through new year's day. the official treat will return to north broad street and new this year, an animated light show. it will be the talk of the holiday season in philadelphia. yes, we are proud to be the media sponsor. >> it was a patriotic evening in rich borough bucks county. a hero's organization and local
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girl scouts teamed fun for starry night troops. the stars were sent with a letter to let the troops know they were not forgotten. they also sent warrior beads and letters. why are south jerseyans turning against steve sweeney? it's because sweeney's been exposed as a double dipping pension padder. caught spending campaign money on lavish dinners and fine cigars for his pals. investigated for being a lobbyist and a senator at the same time. sweeney voted to raise taxes 145 times
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while our economy continues to struggle. south jersey is a mess, and it's time to take out the trash. on november 7th, make a change. dump sweeney. a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward.
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before we start, i just want to say if anyone still doesn't have fios,
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please stay out of the way so your lag doesn't get us all killed, ben talking about you, ben. i know, zoe. what's so good about fios anyway? uh. what's so great about a 100% fiber-optic network that makes your gaming system actually work awesomely? hey. did you take out the trash? haha, garbage boy! dad, i already took out ben. it's not funny. gaming is best on a 100% fiber-optic network. so get fios. now, just $79.99 per month with a 2-year price guarantee. >> mayor jim kenney stopped by gideon elementary school in north philadelphia tonight. every month there is a resource fair. students were invited to check out the farmer's market to learn about eating.
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the neighborhood library was on hand. there was all kinds of information about stress management as well. >> eagles start their by week. they couldn't feel better habit themselveaboutthemselves. >> i wish the eagles would play everynight. they are a joy to watch. 8-1 yesterday with the thrashing of denver, next comes the by week followed by a sunday night game at dallas. coach says the key down the stretch is to stay hungry. >> we certainly control our destiny as far as being number one in the nfc. we earned it, but we have to earn it the same way the rest of the season. we have a long way to go. >> sixers practiced this morning
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in camden. tomorrow they visit the utah jazz. fart opart of a five game road . >> we have made a lot of improvements. if you look where we were nine games ago starting in washington to where we are now. we made a lot of improvement. hopefully, at the end of the trip we can say we continue to take steps forward. >> still ahead in sports, we take it to the ice. the flyers are on a minibreak themselves. how they think that will help. next. nobody delivers more for south jersey than steve sweeney.
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he stood up to north jersey special interests to increase funding for our schools. he stopped christie's commuter tax, saving south jersey residents over 200 million dollars. and he led the charge to pass paid family leave. aarp applauded sweeney for freezing property taxes for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share.
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>> the fires are on ice for a few nights. they play thursday night against the black hawks. today they started in voorhees. flyers lost five of their last seven games. the break will help in the injury department. >> we have a lot of guys banged up, in and out of the lineup. i think it's good for our team to be healthy. >> i think it's a good time to get a couple of practice days in, good time to reset before a busy stretch. >> flyers and black hawks thursday night at the center. >> defensive end chris long is on a mission to bring clean water to eas east african
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communities. he was joined by his father howie long. he hopes to build a well in tanzania. it will be named after the eagles. the organization, water boys has built 20 other wells and there is no plan to stop now. "jimmy kimmel live" live followed by "nightline." guests carlos greate ga rare a. >> for cecily tynan, ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. goodnight. ♪ ♪
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- idris elba. from the world series champion houston astros, carlos correa. and music from brad paisley and john fogerty. and now, whaddaya know here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome to the show. thank you for watching. big question. [ cheers and applause ] i just have one


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