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gunshots fired at a busy intersection police investigate a drive by shooting overnight that sent a man to the the hospital. and classmates watch in fear as a student waving a knife is shot by a school police officer, ahead chaos that erupted at a nevada high cool. president-elect donald trump is bringing his thank you tour to pennsylvania where he will make a stop on his victory lap next week. it is thursday december 8th, good morning jim donovan is off i'm joe holden. i'm rahel solomon. the lets get started with weather and traffic with lauren and meisha. good morning, lauren. >> yes, so great to see you. >> good to be with you guys this morning. >> we know it is early. happy thursday, it is gateway to the weekend but rahel and i, it is our friday.
>> that is right. >> it is our friday. >> my friday too. >> it is. >> yes. >> okay. >> well, we're looking okay, dry, a lot of construction, down wires as well we will talk about that in a little bit. >> weather is quiet but we are waiting on a arctic blast, giving us our coldest weekend so far: 36 degrees in philadelphia. down in the zero's in million will. thirty-one mount pocono. win are calm to light at all of our reporting sites. that will change into the second half of the morning that breeze will start to pick up giving us a receipt i hearty wind chill factor as we head into lunchtime. by 12:00 o'clock we are at 44 degrees, sun behind breaking out but feel like 30's with the hearty breeze. as we head in the second half of the day, case clearing up heading home, 41 degrees but feeling much colder then that and this is the start of our
arctic blast, we will be cold tore day for high temperatures, up colder tomorrow and yet, even colder, by saturday, with high temperatures likely not escaping the 30's, so we will talk shore about this frigid upcoming weekend in your full forecast, coming up in a couple minutes, meisha. >> lauren, we have to talk about that? do we have to. >> yes. >> okay. thank you so much. good morning everyone. happy thursday, to you. so, looking out identify vine street expressway is close heed for overnight construction between schuylkill and broad. i would hold off. it will open up, sometime it usually does westbound identify just before 5:00 o'clock hour. we will tell you when it does. that is what the vine is looking like. ninety-five north at 413 that right lane is block, head up on that. we have down wires. 295 north and southbound at route 49 or pennsville off ramp right thousand because of it, they are closed and some more construction pennsylvania turnpike eastbound this is at downingtown that right lane is block in that area and we have more construction, new jersey turnpike pennsylvania turnpike
connection, eastbound just before delaware river bridge toll plaza that left lane is block, so a lot of construction but it is just one lane so should not affect you in this early hour that much. ohio and rahel, back to you. a drive by shooting in west philadelphia, at one of the areas busiest intersections. >> now police are trying to track down the person responsible. philadelphia per reese were called to the 52nd and haverford avenue just after midnight. they found a 59 year-old man on the ground there with the gunshot wound to his right hip. >> based on witness accounts, they say that the male, was standing on the corner, on a car, drove by, a dark, or black nissan, went north on fifth second street, and then occupant, fired at least one shot from this vehicle. >> police rush the victim to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition, stay with us here on "eyewitness news" we will have more on this in a live report coming up at 5:00. a teen is in the hospital after he is viciously attack by a pit bull in wilmington
delaware. chopper three over the keen last night around 7:00, at washington and west 27th street. teenage boy was taken to ai du pont children's hospital where he is in stable condition. officers say they shot and killed the dog. a $25,000 reward is being offered to find the man robbed a post office in chester. take a good look at this surveillance video. police say that man, held a gun in one hand and umbrella in the other when he robbed the post office on edgemont avenue on wednesday. if you recognize that man call the u.s. postal inspection service. and this montgomery county man who earned a spot on the fbi's most wanted list is finally found an england. girard, was just sentenced to two years in prison for raping a 13 year-old girl. the montgomery county officials have been looking for him since 2006 when he disappeared just before he was just supposed to be sentenced for trying to meet another young girl for sex. montgomery county prosecutors say he plans to bring the man
back, after he finishes his sentence in england. just days after a head on crash kills a new jersey state troop inner millville police identified the driver of the other car. doctor lloyd rudly of elmer was pronounced dead on monday night's crash on route 55, in cumberland county. police say that williams was responding to an eradic driver complaint, when the 61 year-old doctor's car crossed the grassy median and slammed into the trooper's car. a life long friend says that the psychiatrist, suffered, from diabetic shock episode and had been hospitalized in recent years. >> well, we knew about it because my brother and i check on him at his house, and he was passed out on the kitchen floor. >> i grew up my whole life. he never touched liquor in his life, or any kind have of drugs, except his insulin. >> autopsy results for doctor rudly are pending in an effort to figure out what exactly caused this fatal collision. funeral arrangements for trooper frankie williams have
not yet been announced. well law enforcement officialness georgia are asking a suspected shooter to turn himself in after one officer is killed, and another is wounded. yesterday morning, two officers, responded to a domestic disturbance in the city of americas, when officers arrived the suspect shot the at them and then ran. they say they are looking for, manual kennedy lambbrick, they say he is armed and dangerous. >> this is a very dangerous individual. we need to have him off of the streets. we want him arrested so he can face the law. >> officer that was killed was a member of the americas police department, other is a public safety officer at nearby georgia southwestern state university. she's listed in very critical condition. fbi is offering $20,000 for information leading to lambbrick's arrest. in nevada
student is in critical condition after he is hot by a school police office are. police in reno say it happened yesterday morning, after two students got in an altercation. one of them i 14 year-old pulled out two knives and refused to drop them, that is when officer opened fire. dozens of student witnessed the incident but no one else was hurt. >> it was in the classroom and i just was so scared. >> wye didn't think much of it until student started running away. >> police are asking student who shot video of the incident to share with the investigators. the school will reopen today with counselors available for students. in northeast fail a special ceremony honors dozens of philadelphia police officers for their heroism and bravery. among them on the jesse hartnett who was shot in the line of duty during an ambush in january. office are hartnett was under attack, and shielded himself there gunfire, using his arm. for that hartnett received, the sergeant robert wilson the third valor award. >> it is just very, very appreciative especially for the two guys that saved my
life and got me to the hospital and i'm forever grateful to them. >> officer hartnett has faced a long road on his recovery. he tells us he will have another surgery later this month. president-elect donald trump continues his thank you tour in iowa today despite his latest feud with the union leader. they hit twitter saying chub jones done a terrible job and suggested that the he was reason like companies were leaving the country. in a interest right with cnn, he accused trum have of inflating the number of jobs saved by carrier deal. president-elect brings his tour to hershey pennsylvania next thursday. as inauguration day approaches, the obama administration is beginning to say its final good byes. the senate honored outing vice-president joe biden, yesterday, during a two hour tribute. senators there both side of the aisle honored the vice-president, republican senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said even though they didn't always agree on politics he always trusted him. other senators said they hope biden had a political future.
>> he was a public official, with integrity, we hope he is, again, when he might consider public office again. >> and on the late show with stephen colbert, biden didn't fully close the door on running for office saying he doesn't know what will happen in four years, if he did run for president and win in 2020, he would be 78 years old. i was watching those reflections yesterday of the senator and it was one of the most bipartisan efforts seen in a long time. >> nice to see that unity. up next, an airport scare as a man tries to escape police right on the tarmac, we will have this, also. they were great together. we thought they would be together forever. >> young couple found in a final embrace touching story of high school sweethearts to died in the california warehouse inferno. salvation army campaign taken to a whole new level, a giant red kettle and volunteer, living inside it,
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welcome back. pay attention to the hand in the gray shirt what looked like a game of tag is actually a police chase near san francisco airport. it began when police were called about a man a peering to be than the influence waiting for his flight. well, he took off running, hopped security barriers and ended up on the tarmac. man gave up, laid on the ground and was arrested. a authorities charged two juveniles with arson in connection with the wild fires in tennessee. fire started over two weeks ago and mainly affect area around gatlinburg a popular resort town. fourteen people were killed as the fire charred more than 17,000 acres. police are now considering charging unidentified suspect as an adult. all but one of the 36 victims in the oakland warehouse fire has been identified, now victims range in age from 17 to 35 years old, still many questions
remain concerning building inspections and how fire may have been prevented. as the investigation continues, stories of the victims are beginning to unfold. twenty year-old mikayla gregory and 22-year old alex vega were found wrapped in each others arms. alex's brother say they were high school sweethearts, together for five years. >> they were perfect for each other, always complimenting each other, we thought they would be together forever. she was a vega. >> family says that the couple shared a mutual love of music and dancing. people in north dakota dealing with blizzard conditions this morning, check out the snow getting blown across the road by almost 50 miles an hour wind here, it is causing massive though drifts and dangerous driving conditions. people getting stuck all over the place, and tow truck rescued another tow truck that was stranded in this snow. stuff all over the place. >> everybody is stuck. they are stuck, she's stuck, he's stuck. >> everybody gets stuck. >> just looking at that video, of course, ending chills up
your spine. >> the question lauren casey is are we feeling that chill, like that right here. >> she has got the answer. it will be yes. >> i don't think it will be quite that intense, over the intense keen and we are not going to deal with that type of snowfall as we have arctic high pressure building in. high pressure means quiet weather conditions, and clear skies but arctic of course means we are going to feel that frigid chill. temperatures right around average where we should be, 37 e look at center sit the eye philadelphia sunrise time this morning is at 7:10. west wind at 6 miles an hour. making it feel more lake freezing mark and those wind will pick up as we head through the day today, breezy one in store. you will need that winter coat. storm scan three is showing us snow returns, couple flurries toward higher elevations in the poconos otherwise cloud cover still streaming in but as we head in the second half of the day with that high pressure building in that will decrease. temperatures across the region we are close to the freezing hashing in the lehigh valley, at it this berks county, cold down the shore with
temperatures in the lower 30's, feels like temperature has a bit ther one with that breeze, feeling more like 27 degrees in allentown right the now, feeling like 29 in wilmington but again that wind chill impact will be more felt as we head in the second half of the day with that breeze picking up to 15 miles an hour with some higher gusts. our high temperatures running below average. 46 degrees for today and then tonight we will spend our first night in the city in the 20's, so far this season, and unfortunately for thaws breeze will keep up around 15 miles an hour so you know what that means, wind chill temperatures will be down right frigid, forecast lows across our region it this dropping down in the the 20's across much of the area. future feels like temperatures throughout our friday, now this is 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon tomorrow, still feeling like 20's and teens, in some locations, as we head in the second half of the day. not much better meisha in the upcoming weekend. it gets colder but on at day that breeze will let up but 39 e weekend. >> yeah. >> tis the season, lauren,
okay, thank you so much. good morning everybody. happy thursday to you. gateway to the weekend we are looking okay, it is closed between schuylkill and closed. head up for those taking the vine. see westbound direction just maybe starting to open right now, eastbound side usually follows shortly after that. then we have down wires here 295 north and southbound at route 49 or pennsville off ramp right now you they are still closed. i'll let you know when they reopen and more construction on the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound that right lane is block and we have more construction out there on the new jersey turnpike pennsylvania turnpike connection eastbound just before delaware river bridge toll plaza and that left lane is to still blocked, so we will let you know when they pick that up. also, construction, on lincoln drive southbound this is starting to day, it is closed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. between wissohickon avenue and ridge avenue. your alternate is it, schoolhouse lane or mid veil avenue and just a reminder we have been talking about this this week, schuylkill river wall repairs. mlk i am bound closed between
sweet briar drive and art museum. this will be 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 o 5:00 a.m. through january 20th. joe and rahel, back to you. volunteers are getting in the holiday pitter by helping families in need in south verse i. >> salvation army community center in camden hosted a holiday dinner. chefs with the campbell's soup company served meals for more than 350 camden residents. the get together also included cariology, a tree lighting and pictures with santa. investigators wantalvation army volunteers taking the red kettle campaign to the next level. instead of the just ringing a bell he is living inside of one, that is right, living inside of it. he is call it 10k red kettle stay. he will live in the giant kettle until he raises $10,000 for the salvation army. it is least he can do for charity because you some people just don't have have a home of their own. >> i'm going home to a warm house, a wife and three kids and a family that is loving and cares for me but there are
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welcome back. it is 4:50. time for a check on business news. >> money watch's hena daniels joins us live from the new york stock exchange. hena, good morning. star bucks is making big moves in the the next couple of months. what can you tell us about that. >> good morning, guys. number of star bucks locations will increase by nearly 50 percent over the next five years. that means 12,000 new shops worldwide. star bucks announced plans to expand their high end reserve roastry experience, with specialty coffee bars in 20 percent of their stores by 2021. joe and rahel. >> interesting. >> friendly skies were here
may be getting more friendlier. >> reporter: that is right, about time. delta airlines is considering bringing back free meals in coach. delta's trying out complimentary meals on flights from new york to california, some of the airline industry's hose competitive, continental airlines was last major carrier to serve free meals in the main cabin and guys, that was six years ago. >> unbelievable. >> times changed. >> it used to be a big deal, big offering, a meal. >> hena, i'm with you, it is about time. we pay so much for these nights. >> it should have happened a long time ago, it shouldn't have been taken away in the first place but what to we know. >> we all agree with you. >> lauren is back to tell us what temperatures will take a tumble. >> oh, fun. meisha's back with the update on the roads when "eyewitness
morning. temperatures pretty seasonal, we should be down in the middle 30's as far as averaging in philadelphia. we are at 37 right now. 33 degrees your current temperature in allentown and chill any ac at 31 degrees. this trend for downward temperatures is going to continue as we head in the upcoming weekend and ever last 24 hours we are down nearly double digits, temperature wise in places like millville, wildwood and also, atlantic city and today high temperatures are going to be slightly below average a high of only 46 degrees in philadelphia decreasing cloud in the second half of the day. late daze clearing down the shore with a high of 48 degrees and chilly in the poconos a high temperature at 34 degrees, breezy conditions and partly sunny. as we head in the second half of our december, looks like overall, meisha we are going to have below average temperatures, so this trend for chilly weather, it will continue so keep that winter coat on stand by. >> we talk bit all year long, we know it is coming. then we're like no, all right,
all right, thank you so much. looking outside right now in new jersey 42 freeway north bound at creek road we can see pushing in the northbound direction toward 295 we are looking good. we're looking, pretty quiet for this thursday morning. it is a nice change from what we have even all week long. ninety-five south at academy both directions, looking good, they look quiet in, great company heading out in either 42 or i-95, basically any where you head out right now. rine street is just now clearing. we have this first accident, blue route southbound off ramp saint david villanova is closed right now. make note. that might alter your plans a tiny bit. we have down wires 295 north and southbound at route 39, off ramps are also still closed so we will let you know when that clears. construction on the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound past downingtown, that right lane block, head up, in the slowing you down right thousand but could more toward end of the 5:00 o'clock early 6:00 o'clock hour. we have more construction we will get to that in ten minutes. joe, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. coming up next hour hero
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waving a knife we will show you what happened when a school police officer arrive. a live look at least high valley one of the areas off to a cold start this thursday morning, lauren is here to tell us when temperatures will really start to tumble. today is thursday, december 8th, good morning, jim's off i'm joe holden. i'm rahel solomon. lauren and meisha are here keeping an eye on weather and traffic. good morning. >> good morning. >> great to sees you. >> lauren, so nice you are here because i know you are not bringing greatest news with the cold weather and all week long i have been bearer of bad news. >> okay. >> thank you. >> good morning everyone roadways are looking good. we have one accident, but good news they are looking nice and dry and they are looking quiet so far this morning. >> that is a change. >> weather is quiet after a active week tuesday, we had all of that much needed rain but made for foggy conditions and slow commutes but nice and dry. it is chilly but right where we should be for december 8th, 35 degrees in
philadelphia. thirty-three your current temperature in allentown. down in the 20's in lancaster. wind are calm so light so most of our reporting sites right now but that will change, especially as we push toward lunchtime with the wind speeds starting to pick up and breezy afternoon in store so that will push our wind chill temperatures down. visability are reduced in some areas. keep that in mine hitting roadways visibility down to 5 miles at ac airport. down to 8 miles in mount pocono and 6 miles visibility in millville. in your daily planner we will start off with the included cover for 9:00 o'clock hour that breeze will pick up. in the middle 40's by lunchtime but those wind chills down in the 30's with sunshine breaking out. cloud will continue to decrease, mostly clear by 5:00 e so no problems, at least for precipitation wise for your commute, 41 degrees, chilly conditions with that breeze keeping up in the evening hours, and overnight tonight, as well, and as we head into the second half of our december, meisha, it looks like these cold temperatures will stick w