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talking with residents and talking with workers, there's a different feeling. there's a sense of optimism. >> reporter: middletown township officials claim their hands were tied. they must work with sunoco or face them in court. even the company admitted there wasn't much the township could do to stop them. >> should you decide to turn this down tonight, all right, then we can sue for the pipeline and we will not show up. >> unanimous vote they voted to approve the pipeline. the township gets $1.8 million from sunoco and a $200 million insurance policy paid for by the company. >> this is what we do for livi living. we understand we need to take care of our neighbors, and our employees, and that's what we work on 24 hours a day. >> four weeks ago we were looking forward to second grade. but now it's a decision we're going to have to make and we'll -- my wife and will have to talk about figure out what's best for our family. >> reporter: also must be noted that some residents here in middletown township stand to
make some money off this deal by negotiating he's many rights to their property. sunoco tells me now that this hurdle has been cleared construction on this pop line will start sometime next year. lucy? >> thank you very much, chris. you decide 2016. the very first presidential debate at the top of the hour 11:01 if you're just joining us a taste of what happened. >> our inner cities african-american, hispanics, are living in hell because it's so dangerous. >> it's really unfortunate that he paints such a dire negative picture of black communities in our country. the vibrant see of black church, the black businesses that employ so many people. >> donald trump and hillary clinton on race issues in america. the first half of the debate focused heavily on domestic issues here in the us. we have complete coverage from the debate including live report from hofstra a look at the
biggest exchanges of the night that's just coming up in a few minutes on fox 29. tonight philadelphia police are hoping some new surveillance video will help them solve a-year-old murder. take look at this. detectives want to talk to this guy about a murder that happened on august 24th of 2015 in kensington. they think he killed 36-year-old a lex six row sat tomorrow video shows him running into a white mazda with two other people inside. police are offering a $20,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. happening right now, a delaware county man says a contractor preyed on him because he's senior citizen and he's sharing his story in the hopes of preventing others from falling victim to similar scams. fox 29's shawnette wilson is live outside the radnor township police department with to look out for. shawnette. >> reporter: lucy, police say that you should get a written contract. also, ask if the person has a permit to solicit business from the township. one man learn the hard way and is now trying to warn other seniors.
>> it's a sad, sad thing. >> reporter: 79-year-old james black is talking about the shoddy work a contractor did on his radnor township home before taking off without finishing the job. >> the last slab is made up of three pieces of wood stuff one. >> reporter: block hired this man, 60-year-old matthew johnson of norristown, after he left a card in the door soliciting wo work. >> he was going to fix the down spouts and the gutter. he was going to clean the gutters. he was going to clean up the roof. he was going to fix the deck. he was here maybe two, three days in a row and then maybe he would skip a few days. >> reporter: even worse, block says he paid the guy up front and without a contract. >> it was all verbal. and i thought, i said, i'm a dummy. i -- why in the world won i ask for a signed estimate? >> reporter: he didn't call police until one day he noticed
a chainsaw missing from his tool shed. >> why in the world would take it when,ing when he would be the first person i would have thought of? >> reporter: police were able to track down johnson only because block had taken down his license plate one day while he was working at the home. police say he ultimately plead guilty. today block met with police and the district attorney's office at a local senior center. >> about how you can keep this from happening. >> reporter: police say they can do something if seniors say something. >> they live with the fact or the embarrassment they've been victimized, and they don't think there's anybody out there who will do anything. >> reporter: and if you were scammed by matthew johnson or any contractor, call police. they say if they can't help they can certainly find another agency that can. iain and lucy. >> all right, shawnette, thank you. let's get a check of what's on your radar tonight. kathy orr. >> we have green on the doppler screen not in philadelphia just yet. it is dry in old city.
temperatures are pretty mild in the 70s and some 60s the the poconos at 58 degrees. now, we are looking at a few spotty showers moving towards philadelphia. but the mainline is to the west through harrisburg. with a few rumbles of thunder but that will be few and far between this is going to strengthen and move eastward. not a lot of rain associated with this. but we haven't seen much of as of late watch the front move through associated with the showers and by the early morning, some rain by the time you wake up a few showers and in the wake of that front skies will clear with a temperature of 75 by the afternoon. as we track it on the fox future cast you can see after the midnight hour it moves through heavy at times through philadelphia by 7:00 a.m. right along the i name corridor we may have some rain but the bulk of it is through south jersey and delaware. we have some clouds to the north and west. and later in the morning we clear it out. from west to east and by the afternoon it's a pretty decent day. as far as rain amounts a couple of tenth ofs an inch of rain
through most of the region with heavier rain up to half an inch in millville possible al little more as you head down the shore. so overnight tonight, clouds thicken with rain moving through. 62 in the city. 55 in the suburbs. during the day tomorrow, a morning shower then partly sun sunny. most of us especially north and west of the city will wake up to clouds. and afternoon temperatures will be pleasant. start off in the 60s. by the lunch hour 69. after school 73 and during the dinner hour the temperature still sitting at 70 degrees. on your your seven day forecast look for a very pleasant day for your wednesday. the high 77. thursday humid with a southern system bringing up some tropical moisture, 71. and you can see friday looking good with morning showers but afternoon sun. on the weekend improving. monday 74. that's a look at your seven day forecast. we'll zen it back to you. >> thank you very much, kathy. tonight in bensalem many gathered to welcome back more than 200 veterans. the world war ii and korean war vets just returned from the tour of honor in washington, d.c.
where they visited historical sights including the world war ii memorial super cool. parx casino the sight to have night's festivities. sean bell. >> lucy, the talk around town still the eagles. even some of the players talk about being shocked at sunday's game and how it turned out and the start of the sixers season begins with unrest. one of the players not happy with the current situation. listen to why next in sports. ♪ >> now, with tomorrow's traffic here bob kelly. good evening, everybody. get ready for delays again tomorrow actually for the rest of the week along the lincoln drive southbound down to only one lane causing delays for the morning rush hour. we got a visitor coming tomorrow vice-president joe biden coming to town setting up shop at drexel university. so that will leave us with delays in and out of drexel and the rain tonight could start us off with some early morning delays tomorrow at philly international. i'll check the tote boards. see you bright and early
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working. >> why not? >> i mean, just, you know, just a -- you have three talented centers that can play 30 plus minutes a night obviously things need to be moved around. someone needs to be moved around and, um, it's a tough situation. >> he's right. that situation can't work out and he basically is calling to get traded. all right. to the eagles. carson wentz is the man and eagles have been absolutely dominant so far. the eagle beat the steelers yesterday 34-three, and even the players were shocked at the out come. >> i did not think we were going to beat them 34-three. once we got going, you know, good sign was we rea really we r let up the whole game which is encouraging. >> it doesn't surprise meme steelers are a great team.
people play say they played bad. i think we just played well. >> back to little, joe well embiid spoke today. he said college ballers he doesn't like to watch any more they're not that good. they don't look that good. after playing with pros not really playing with pros he's saying i can't watch college any more. they're not good enough. >> i'd like to see embiid play. >> yeah. he also said he can be point guard. what you can take seriously i don't know. >> i don't either. i'll believe it when i seen it. lucy, what's coming up at college of 11:00. >> you didn't notice kathy orr just slid in. >> they were two busy talking uber has big plans for the future watch we've learned the ride sharing giant is doing right now that could one day have you lifting off and zoom above traffic. your wake up weather and seven day forecast with that one and only kathy orr in the first tie minutes.
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bring -- excuse me, i will bring back jobs. you can bring back jobs. >> actually i have thought about this quite a bit. >> for their years. >> i have -- (laughter). >> in the quite that long. jobs just one topic that had the presidential nominees duking it out tonight. racial profiling, gun control and criminal justice reform also on the list and we're just scratching the surface here. good evening i'm lucy noland. in many ways tonight's face off turned out to be the brawl many were expecting. our bruce gordon is live in hempstead, new york, bruce, it
was an interesting night, was it not? >> reporter: it sure was. the hype of course was absolutely over the top and so i'm not sure any kind of firework could have equaled the pre-game hype so to speak. the two of them battled it out for 90 minutes trading shots on all manner of issues both domestic and foreign, controversies including her e-mails and his tax returns, but one of the more interesting exchanges of the night came on the discussion of the so-called birth they are movement. donald trump's involvement in questioning obama's birth, where he was born and thus was he actually qualified to be president of the united states. listen to this exchange. >> she has really started his political activity based on this racist lie that our first black president was not an american citizen. >> i was the one that got him to produce the birth certificate,
and i think i did a good job. secretary clinton also fought it. i mean, now everybody she'll say that's not true. it's true. >> reporter: i think it's fair to say that supporters of both candidates will draw from that exchange what they wanted to draw, that is, they will affirm their pre-existing views on that patter but certainly one of a number of spirited he can changes throughout the course of the evening tonight, luce glee which actually got quite a reaction from the crowd throughout various times, bruce. even though the crowd was admonish by lester holt to be quite during the debate they did react and loudly at times. what was the biggest thing that got them? >> reporter: i would say frankly it is mini tie throughout course of the eveni evening. there were not supposed to be any reactions from the audience. they were admonished before and during the debate. some of the comments made as snide remarks unfortunate of under the breath while one or the other candidate was making their main answer got any number of chuckles, applause throughout
the evening, again, they weren't supposed to be any reactions at all but there were a few mostly old more sarcastic remarks made under the breath or during the other' answer. >> lester holt had one tough job. not the envy of any of us what he had to do tonight. interesting reactions from people already about his performance. what was your thought? it seemed like he got road over lot of times. >> reporter: yeah, and that is always a difficult challenge for the moderator. >> it is. >> reporter: there'sly the sense of not wanting to talk over to interrupt too frequently. we were told early on from the folks in charge of these debates the presidential commission that they did not expect nor did they want mr. holt in this case to be the sort of designated fact checker that is to interrupt someone in mid stream and say, no, no, you're wrong about that, because x, yz happened they were going to live that to opposing candidate. we saw that play out on the issue of was donald trump against the invasion of iraq before it happened. of course, there's the video
tape very brief snippet of interview with howard stern pre-invasion he offers some tepid support for yes, going no iraq. we want back and forth on that little bit, but there's no question the internet has been hammering lester holt for not being more aggressive for better or worse in terms of however you might view that as viewer. >> quiet night. we'll see how it shakes out with six weeks to go. bruce gordon live at hofstra university. thanks so much. see you back here in philly soon. this debate not only expected to make history with a record audience making history with the viewers tweeting and facebooking and snap chatting right along the candidates. lot people on social media noticed donald trump sniffling through the debate since he's been all over hillary clinton about how her health is. countless people tweeted about e-mails as well when trump brought up clinton e-mail scandal she was secretary of state. the top churning hash tag debate night and debates along with donald trump and hillary. we of course are just 12 days away from the next debate both
campaigns very very busy schedules between now and thenly clinton will be in north carolina, trump in florida. also, tomorrow vice-president joe biden will campaign for clinton right here in philly at drexel university and on thursday, trump's vice-presidential nominee mike pence will campaign in york. we are your source for news on the campaign trail and the debate stage. we'll have continuing coverage on fox29.com and on good day tomorrow morning watch our life debate panel. don't forget you can watch the next debate right here on fox 29 sunday october 9th, mark it down. >> happening right now, south jersey community is worried about a deadly home invasion. in fact police are now on the hunt for a killer who murdered a man inside his home. authorities say two masked gunman broke into the 37 year old victim's mobile home last night in pemberton township and opened fire in front of his family. fox 29's today of schratwieser live in burlington county. dave, you've been speaking with neighbors who knew the victim. >> reporter: lucy, neighbors
are concerned because they don't know what is behind this. they don't know if it's a random act or this individual was targeted and police are saying very little about their investigation. they have not publicly identified any suspect at this point and there's been no arre arrest. >> it's hard. you never know. >> reporter: bob cheese man sat on his front porch at the hilltop mobile village in browns mills still trying to figure out why someone would target his neighbors for a violent home invasion that left one man dead. >> it's shame stuff like this happens. it. >> scared me last night when i seen them all crying and freaking out. i didn't know what was going on. >> to me very nice family. i never had no no trouble with them. >> reporter: 37-year-old norman mosley was inside his trailer home when two masked men dressed in black burst in and shot him. >> get them off the street he is special physical it's a random thing. >> reporter: police say mosley's wife didn't wait for an ambulance. she raced him to the emergency room at nearby deborah hospital where he died about an hour
later. >> he's all out there with his kids and all that. his kids are very polite. very nice kids. >> glad i don't live here now. you never know. could it happen anywhere. >> reporter: the community says there are surveillance cameras posted around there. police not talking about whether they're looking at any of that video the last crime in that area was the robbery and attack on a pizza deliveryman about a year ago this month. police again tonight no suspects and no arrests. lucy? >> hopefully they'll find them soon. dave, thank you very much. your radar tonight it will up. rain is starting to move in. meteorologist kathy orr is here with your first forecast at 11:00. >> we talked about after midnight and pretty much on queue, lucy. we're talking about some showers and some heavier rain developing in line from mount pocono toward harrisburg. this moves in during the early morning hours. by the time we wake up, temperatures will be in the 50's and 60s and a few lingering showers. temperatures right now looking pretty good in the 60s, 70 in wilmington. 72 in atlantic city.
the cool spot is usual in the poconos where it is 58 degrees. now, as we look ahead, these showers are associated with a front that will be moving through during the overnight. , and into tomorrow morning. the best chance of seeing consistent rain tomorrow morning will be through south jersey and delaware as that front continues to move through. but by the afternoon you can see clearing skies with a temperature of 75. the fox future cast shows after the 11, 12:00 o'clock hour the rain moves in in line by about two, 3:00 o'clock in the morning it's passing the i-95 corridor. by 7am, south jersey and delaware still seeing some showers so the 42 freeway, the expressway, the garden state parkway seeing the rain for your morning rush. overnight tonight, 62 in the city. 55 in the suburbs. the high tomorrow 75. and on your exclusive fox 29, seven day forecast from the weather authority, wednesday the best day of the week. rain tropical rain thursday into friday. saturday chance of a shower. sunday better. monday the best day beginning next week with a first full week of october begins. we'll zen it back to you lucy.
>> can't believe how quickly it goes. thanks so much, kathy happening right now tonight police are warning residents about scam involving contract work. delaware county man says he was a target because he's a senior citizen. he's hoping his story prevents others from falling victim to similar scams. fox 29's shawnette wilson live outside the radnor township police department with what to look out for. shawnette. >> reporter: lucy, today the victim met with the police and also the district attorney's office he's hoping that others will learn from this loss. >> it's a sad, sad thing. >> reporter: 79-year-old james mock is talking about the shoddy work a contractor did on his radnor township home before taking off without finishing the job. block says he hired this man, 60-year-old matthew johnson, of norristown after he left the card in a door soliciting work. >> he was going to fix the downspouts and the gutter. he was going to clean the gutters. he was going to clean the roof. he was going to fix the deck. he was here maybe two, three
days in row, and then maybe he'd skip a few days. >> reporter: even worse, block says he paid the guy up front and without a contract. he didn't call police until one day he noticed a chainsaw missing from his tool shed. police were able to track down johnson only because block had taken down his license plate one day while i was working at the home. police say they can do something if seniors say something. >> they live with the fact or the embarrassment that they've been victimized and, um, they don't think there's anybody out there who will do anything. >> reporter: and police say that johnson did plead guilty to scamming the victim and also stealing tools from him. lucy? >> thank you very much, shawnette. serious concerns tonight about something that could go under the ground in one local community near a school, hospitals and parks. it all came down to vote tonig tonight. what happened? a community is mourning two local firefighters and the questions to note about the fire itself. that killed them.
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to 15% for companies, small and big business,. that's going to be a job creator like we haven't seen since ronald reagan. >> the kind of plan that donald has put forth would be trickled down economics all over again. in fact it would be the most extreme version the biggest tax cuts for the topper sent of the people in this country than we've ever had. i call it trumped up trickle down. >> the candidates tussling on the economy tonight in the first presidential dough bait. disagreeing on taxes and american businesses among everything else. for complete coverage head to fox 29.com. to a developing story now out of wilmington. new questions are emerging about what firefighters new and when
they knew it as they battled a deadly house fire in wilmington that killed two of their own. this morning, a procession of firefighters escorted caskets carrying the bodies of 41-year-old lieutenant christopher leach and firefighter jerry fickes. from the medical examiner's office to the respective funeral homes. they died saturday morning inside a burning home on lake view road. the fire chief says they thought people were trapped but the homeowner says she told the dispatcher that no one was inside. memorial for the firefighter social security saturday. meanwhile the firefighters union set up a gofundme for the victims and their families. we have link on our website fox29.com. happening right now, local residents are butting heads with big oil company left delaware county community divided huge turn out tonight as residents voted on an oil pipeline that would run under public schools and residents backyards. our chris oh com was at that