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>> good morning, it is 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, november 28. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," a police standoff at a colorado planned parenthood clinic ends with three people dead including an officer. we're live with the latest. a man is hospitalized after flipping his car on lincoln drive overnight. shoppers turn their eyes and hard-earned money toward local stores for small business saturday. the gunman in the deadly standoff in colorado is still in custody. it unfolded yesterday at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado springs. patients and staff inside the clinic hid under the furniture and inside locked rooms. three people were killed in that
attack. we go now to brandy hicks who is in colorado. >> reporter: good morning, what a horrific scene and still an active crime scene. in the distance you can see the police cars that's where the planned parenthood facility is. there are experts comb running through the facility making sure the suspect they have in custody didn't leave anything else behind. >> we have two hit. >> reporter: it was five intense hours police exchanging gunfire with the man inside the colorado springs planned parenthood facility after the gunman opened fire in a nearby parking lot. >> he was in front of me, i hit the gas. >> reporter: witnesses say first responders became the next target. one by one, officers were shot and took cover. >> he turned around with a bloody face and said get out of
here. >> reporter: as backup arrived the gun battle continued inside the buildings. 100 officers on scene including the fbi. a man's sister was caught inside the building. he spoke to her by phone. >> did she see him? >> yeah. >> reporter: two civilians were killed during the shooting spree along with the 44-year-old officer robert swasey. the gunman sure surrendered. >> i feel helpless that's all. >> reporter: it's hard to imagine what all the people went through, it's not clear how many days officers will care on the
scene. while they continue to investigate a motive there's no clear evidence it is linked with planned parenthood. broken hick abc news back to you. >> 6abc.com will have continue updates as the investigation into the colorado springs standoff unfolds. we posted the latest from police, as well as pictures from the scene. we're following breaking news stories for you this morning, a fire in bethlehem forces dozens of people out into the night. this two-alarm fire happened at 2:30 a.m. in the 1500 morocco of irene street at the sherwood pine apartments. two people were rescued, one by a police officer, one by a firefighter. 2 are being helped by red cross. no word on the cause of the
fire. now to new jersey, where traffic will be backed up along the jersey turnpike after a fiery tractor trailering crash this crashed -- tractor-trailer crash this crashed happen in the southbound lanes of the turnpike north of 8a. a minivan was traveling at a slow raped southbound when it was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer which then jackknifed and that caused the tractor-trailer to catch fire and burn. you can see the burned out shell of the tractor-trailer in this live picture. the driver was able to escape uninjured. the driver of the minivan was transported to robert wood johnson and is in stable condition. firefighters are working to clear the scene. turnpike workers are working to clear the debris. the highway should be fully opened in the next hour. but at this hour only one lane
on the southbound side of the turnpike is getting by. if you have to go on the turnpike, that mile marker 77 expect a little bit of back ups there this morning, no word at this hour if there will be any charges filed. we'll follow both of those stories on air and online at 6abc.com. turning to the weather we're tracking the possibility of showers moving into the area later this afternoon. sky6 live hd taking a live look at the center city skyline. there's a little bit of fog out there this morning. a system is moving across the nation to our area and that brings the chance of showers to rain on your saturday plans. don't worry too much just bring the umbrella. meteorologist chris sowers he is outside, it's not a complete washout. >> reporter: as a matter of fact the bigger story is the warmer air that pushes in. it's very, very mild with temperatures above the normal high for this time of year.
51 in philadelphia. allentown, 50. reading, 49. swat cooler in millville, pine barrens of new jersey nice and mild. sea isle city dover, 52. the showers are associated with a cold front that is collapsing from the north. it's in upstate new york from buffalo to binghamton. it will drift south during the day, as it gets closures and close -- closer, and closer it will increase showers. 54 degrees by 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy skies, very limited sunshine. 11:00 a.m., 60. 2:00 p.m., 64. 5:00 p.m., 62. by 5:00 p.m. that's what we have a better chance of showers, anticipating a high of 65 degrees, more rain in the seven-day forecast, it arrives
tuesday and wednesday, i'll talk about that in the seven day when i see you again in just a little bit. eva? >> happening today, it's small business saturday, nestled between black friday and cyber monday the one day dedicated to local mom and pop shops. small business saturday is specific for shoppers to fuel the local economy while knocking off items on the gift lists. parking meters will be free to promote businesses. many shoppers blitzed malice for markdowns, king of prussia and other malice extended hours this year. >> for many retailers, this holiday season, november and december period can account for significant amount of retail sales. it's a make it or break it time. >> others browsed online and
prepared to jump all over cyber monday deals. a man is hospitalized after his car flipped over on lincoln drive. the action cam was on the scene in fairmont park. the 28-year-old driver lost control and flipped the carat -- flip the car around 3:00 a.m. he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. police are looking for 32-year-old bobby taylor they think he shot and killed a 41-year-old yesterday in bear. taylor was sitting in his car on pulaski highway when it happened. the men worked together at that car wash. new overnight on "action news," pope francis makes a stop in uganda, he prayed forgandan
christians who were burned alive for spreading christianity. this year's official white house christmas tree has arrived in the nation's capitol. first lady michelle obama received the tree officially kicking off the holiday season at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. 18 1/2 foot frazier fur was grown in lansdale, montgomery county. they personally presented the tree to the first lady. a new record for the sixers, plus, how local business students are helping seniors overcome loneliness during the holidays. a couple of hours later this afternoon along with cooler temperatures tomorrow. i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> a south carolina police
officer gave they say cousins a memory to treasure. he saw them playing football with a pine cone on their front yard. he went to kmart and got them a football toes around. the officer said it's everyone's jobs to improve the lives of children. it will be cool if one of those kids end up a professional football player. >> reporter: i'll tell you why it's been great weather to throw the football around. temperatures in the 60s, i didn't need the jacket when i was outside. it's very, very mild as we look live on sky 6 our temple university camera. it's a beautiful morning out there. temperatures are in the 40s and 50s, upper 40s and low 50s. we'll see temperatures close in on 64, 65 degrees again. another unseasonable warm day is on the way. by the way it's warm for the middle of october by the end of november. we continue this mild pattern.
earlier this week monday was the coldest daytime high we've seen this season. early morning start was in the 30s. look 66 today. 64, 65, maybe 66 degrees, depending on if we scwoogz out any sunshine which -- squeeze out any sunshine. at this point doesn't look like we'll see any at all. 55 degrees is where we started out this morning. both the high and low will be above the normal average. quakertown, 50. saint davids, 47. chester, 48. glassboro, 50. buena, 43. smyrna 52 abbey -- and dover, 352 degrees. satellite and radar showing a ton of cloud cover across the mid atlantic and the northeast this morning. we have a cold front heading to the southeast that will bring showers overnight tonight and
tomorrow morning. it will clear the area as it continues on its journey to the south. the rough stuff, the heavy weather will be out here across the heartland of the nation once again today. they have seen a ton of flooding in places like dallas and eastern texas. a ton of ice across the panhandle of texas and snow across the front range that will be the trend, this storm is a slow mover, drifting off to the east at 10 to is a miles per --s per hour. they will see that throughout the duration of the weekend. there's the high bumping the front farther to the south. that's the front that will increase the chances of a little wet weather for the second half of the weekend. for today, future tracker 6, a lot of cloud cover, one or two showers are possible. if you're doing a little shopping or have outdoor plans, bring the umbrella, i don't think a lot of you will need it.
we'll see the showers approach from the southwest. this is the frontal system dropping off to the south. by afternoon it's probably sunny across the lehigh valley. cloudy for south injuries and delaware with -- south jersey and delaware we'll have showers. we'll have bright changes by the time we get into monday. 60 degrees is the forecasted high for allentown. jersey shore, cloudy, warm, 65 his, no threat of rain today. at least not across the shoreline into delaware, your rain gets in here after midnight tonight. today, spotty afternoon showers is possible. another day of 65 degrees. overnight tonight it's colder as the cold front pushes through. cloudy skies, cooler, rain is likely. 38 degrees outlying suburbs, 46 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows even though we are cooling down, each and every one of these numbers is still above average for this time of year. morning showers, sunday, 52.
monday, start out with sun, clouds build by afternoon, 550 decrease. we have a slow-moving low, tuesday and wednesday look mild, but damp. showers, periods of rain, thursday and friday we clear, 52 and 48 degrees. >> awesome, awesome. thanks chris. thanksgiving is a time for gathering with friends and family. but the holidays can be a lonely time. tamala edwards tells us about an annual feast that helps the young and the old. >> reporter: every first year student at penn's wharton college of business must take a management 100 project. >> we partner with a nonprofit to plan a project. >> reporter: this semester of students chose to team up with the little brothers friends of the elderly. >> the overall project is to remove isolation.
they work with the nonprofit to plan the annual thanksgiving feast held at a low income senior housing complex in west philadelphia. for the seniors it's welcome company at a time year when loneliness can be overwhelming.e holidays are crucial they must spend time with somebody. >> reporter: learn how to create a pr buzz and it's a chance to make a difference in someone's day. >> i am come from a really big family, it's been a hard time being in college away from my family. it's like a taste of home. >> reporter: little brothers refer to the clients as old friends and making new friends for the holidays is a gift.
pennypacker mansion in schwenksville you'll see shiny glass and ornaments, they go on through the holiday. a 2-dollar donation is suggested there. this is for the lenape fall craft show the family event is open to everyone, it's happening at the highly in medford, nooblg, from 9:00 a.m. to -- medford, new jersey, that's from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. today. sports is up next. what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever?
everyone, 7:24 saturday morning, another gorgeous day is expected out there across the delaware valley. the exception being we'll see more in the way of clouds. one or two areas may pick up a spotty shower. look at the temperatures, 64 degrees by 3:00 p.m. we're shooting for a high of 65 which is normal for the middle of october. that temperature seesaw continues to weigh heavily down across the west. that's where all the cold air continues to be. this week coming up we'll see another week featuring warm temperatures, well above seasonal averages. that seesaw is looking just like this. all the cold come from the west, all the warm air from the south that's east of the mississippi. that will be the set up through the majority of the upcoming week him we'll keep the cold in the packed northwest. east of the mississippi river, even though it's going to be
cooler, we'll have temperatures above average. >> it's a shattering night for the sixers, they roar back, but lose. jamie apody has more. >> reporter: good morning good morning, you have to feel awful for the sixers they fight so hard game in and game out. a new record for losing. okafor did fight for the sixers despite an investigation against him we'll get to that in a minute. sixers fought back to lead. mcconnell giving them a lead 8 1/2 to go. grant tieing a career high of 18 putting the sixers up 7. they had no answers for 50 points. sixers lost 28 straight loss a new record for all professional
sports as for okafor he said it was dumb and is embarrassed after a street fight in boston. it shows him punching someone who was heckle him outside a nightclub telling him the sixers stink. police investigating him after that man filed a report saying he was a victim of assault and battery and needed stitches after the altercation. he admitted all the losing is getting to him. forget black friday, it was orange and black friday. flyers gave us our money's worth against the predators. would you believe with 20 minutes to go and nashville with an extra attacker, they send it to overtime. have no fear, they like raising our blood pressure. 2 minutes left in overtime,
flyers do it again, we get a 3-2 win. nobody has been fired or cut yet. the only move the eagles made after the detroit debacle is to sign watkins after the bills practice squad. eagles lost much more than carroll, they lost the game against the lionses -- lions and maybe hope. will they pick up the pieces or shatter more of them. >> we have guys who know how to fight through adversity. we're in a good test. it will test you to the core and we'll see what the team is really about. >> reporter: college hoops, directle, o-5 they fall to alaska in the great alaska shootout. nova remains undefeated against
leaves a mangle mess of metal and the driver dead. the holiday shopping frenzy turns to the 0 mom and pop shops for install business saturday. -- small business saturday. take an umbrella with you if you're shopping today we're tracking showers across parts of the region. let's go outside to meteorologist chris sowers, chris you don't need the coat this morning. >> reporter: some areas are cooler than what the city is concerns -- is experiencing. we're expecting a mild day with temperatures in the mid 60s, slatington, 49. tanersville, 50 degrees, very difficult to make snow in the mountains when the temperatures are in the 50s. quakertown, 48. warrington, 51. center city, 352.
chester checking in at 48. blue berry country in hammonton, 44. browns mills 46. cinnaminson, glassboro, 50 degrees. here's satellite and radar, we'll see clouds out here today and one or two spotty showers. it's not going to be a wash, a couple of showers will push through with the passage of this front. you can see here that broken up line stretching from northeast to southwest right across the top of the screen there. as that continues to press south it will enhance the chance of showers. the normal temperatures in time of day in buffalo and binghamton should be in the low 20s. it's 36 in buffalo and 38 in bing sham ton. it's cold, but not arctic in nature. 65 degrees is the forecasted high. take the opportunity to go outdoors and put up the christmas lights. you won't see anything like this
again for the rest of the year. when i come back i'll have more warm temperatures in the seven-day forecast and more chance of rain. see you in ten minutes. >> a driver is dead after this accident in voorhees, camden county. his car hit a tree on the 600 block of white horse around 12:30 a.m. he was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at cooper university hospital. there's a similar story in mount holly burlington county, around the same time, a car plowed into a tree, medics rescued the driver, but he died at the hospital. there are questions this morning about the motive behind a deadly standoff at a colorado planned parenthood clinic. three people were killed in the shootout, including the officer. the officer was from colorado springs university he showed up to help. two civilians were killed. nine others were shot and
wounded five were police officers. >> officers, you know they are obviously in some pain, but thankfully they are alive and talking to us, they are heros. they are absolute heros, the courage they displayed today saved many, many lives. >> all five officers hospitalized are in good condition. the gunman was identified as robert louis dear of north carolina. he has been arrested and remains in police custody. there are reports that possible explosives were found in his car. at this hour, authorities don't know too much about him or if the planned parenthood was a specific target. "good morning america" weekend will have more on the deadly standoff in colorado. "good morning america" weekend is next, immediately following "action news" at 8:00 a.m. strong currents may have caused a pontoon boat to capsize in monmouth county on the
manasquanet. two men from philadelphia were killed and five others were rescued by police and coast guard and good samaritan. a driver was killed in a crash on the atlantic city expressway. smoke bellowed from a does an after it slammed into a toll booth. the car burst into flames and trapped the driver inside. >> it took state troopers to respond only a few miles away. by the time we got out here, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. new jersey state police said before the accident they received a call before a car operating erratically, so far they have not ruled out the involvement of drugs or alcohol. there were no other injuries. black friday shopping was marred by large groups of protesters in several cities. sunday blocked branches to
stores in chicago's magnificent mile and in seattle, shoppers were met with protesters on the streets event -- the protests happened as shoppers were heading downtown to shop. police say two protesters were arrested, one officer was hurt. in chicago, hundreds of protesters spent their black friday blocking off one of the city's luxury shopping district to draw attention to the killing of a black teenager by police officer. they stood shoulder to shoulder along the magnificent mile to remember the teenager. the officer involved was charged with murder this week more than a year after the killing. the protesters demanded the resignation of the police commissioner and federal investigation into the department. meanwhile, it was a frenzy
in many stores across the nation as shoppers tried to cash in on the hottest deals. this is the scene of a black friday friendsy over a deep -- frenzy over deep discounted items. 15,000 shoppers crushed the front doors of the macy's to get their hands on the season's hottest items. people in our area made a mad dash for our area stores and malice. many shoppers were looking to bag door buster deals. king of prussia mall stayed open for 16 hours to give shoppers plenty of time to get the best black friday bargain. shoppers hit the premium outlets. nearly 136 million people across the nation will shop in stores over this long thanksgiving day holiday weekend. shoppers can cash in on
more deals on small business saturday. manayunk deputy mayor of economic development will be on hand touring local businesses. american express created the day back in 2010 to drive shoppers to small businesses. the wilmington jaycees christmas parade steps off at 11:00 a.m. this is the parade's 52nd year and the 4th time it's coordinated with small business saturday. philadelphia's newest tourist attraction is open today to the public. the one liberty offers panoramic views of floor to ceiling windows. there's a towering benjamin franklin sculpture. it's open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. everyday. an unlikely friendship two
park has befriended what is normally prey in the wild. he has become friends with the goat. they are living together in the same cage. they can be seen walking together, they follow each other around. they are basically inseparable. they even sleep together. it's cold there in russia. need a little warmth, right? now i've seen everything. >> reporter: they are like peas and carrots. let's show you what's going on. we have decent weather. mother nature continues to spoil us rotten as far as temperatures are concerned. october was one of the warmest octobers we've in years. november will go down as an unusually warm month, as well. even in december, first couple of weeks in december look very, very mild. beautiful stuff in cape may. most of the area experiencing
clouds, but again, a nice morning. 51 degrees in philadelphia. winds shift in a northerly direction. millville, 43. philadelphia, 51. trenton, 49. some 13 degrees warmer than the same time yesterday. look at allentown, almost 20 degrees warmer. reading, 15. millville, 5. funny thing tomorrow all these numbers will be negative, ten degrees colder, 13 degrees colder as the front continues to pull through. we have cold stuff up here. relative to averages it's not that bad. we should be in the 20s in upstate new york and they are barely in the 30s. it will cool us off. a couple of showers associated with the front. here's a better look at it on double scan live. broken line of showers pushing through upstate new york and pennsylvania stretching through the ohio and tennessee valleys. as the front approaches, one or
two spotty showers are possible. if you're traveling north i-95 to boston, there could wet roads that's where the front is coming from. a couple of showers possible. we're not checking delays, these are very light showers, i-95 southbound to richmond, no delays, pennsylvania turnpike westbound to pittsburgh there could showers, but again we're not expecting anything too terribly heavy and we're not checking any wet roads out of this, no delays. so here's future tracker 6, ton of clouds expected today. look at the line how it's already broken apart by 1:00 p.m. one or two showers possible if you're traveling westbound, but nothing too heavy. yoarvel tonight there's a -- overnight tonight there's a small area of low pressure that develops across the front and pushes across the delmarva. you can see how we increased the colors, darker shades of green, toward the city south and east.
as we progress along north and west you're sunny and south even eas you're cloudy. here's the front. you can see how it collapses to the south over the next 12 to 20 hours. we're in the high 60s, the front cools us down. the temperatures are still above average by tomorrow morning and by the afternoon we'll see the highs in the 0 40s and low 50s. 635 in philadelphia. that's outrageous, we should not be anywhere near that. enjoy it. dover, 66. cape may, 63. overnight tonight, cloudy skies, after midnight we'll see occasional rain or drizzle developing. reading, 39. philadelphia, 46 that's close to the normal high for this time of the year. millville, 46. cape may, on the boards in atlantic city, 50 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning showers for sunday, otherwise it's cloudy giving way to sun, 52. monday is cooler, increasing
clouds, 50. tuesday and wednesday, both look wet at this point, 57 and 55. thursday and friday, sun and clouds, 52 and 48 degrees. next weekend at this point looks dry, as well. >> we would like to remind everyone when it snows this year you were the guy who brought all this. >> reporter: that's right, remember what's going on right now. >> we'll try. remember you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live radar anytime 6abc.com/weather. >> reporter: "fyi philly" is up on 6abc. >> reporter: it's our first ever food truck special. from healthy eats to sinful sweets. butter what's not to love. from classic comfort foods to other foods and snacks. party trucks that come to you. a half hour of tasty meals and wheels. that's tonight on "fyi philly."
saturday, we're looking live on sky6 live hd temple university camera at the temple university courts. nobody is out there playing tennis this morning. looks like our friend stopped playing tennis on saturday morning. i'll tell him to come back out, we need somebody to watch. it's good weather to be out. there winter allergy season is almost here. trace amounts of cedar tree pollen shows up with a quick spike in january. if we get more rain, the season won't be as bad. but it's a good idea to get ready. >> go to the store and by your nose spray and start those soon. >> reporter: typical symptoms are itchy eyes and runny notices, some people develop
asthma and have to get treatments. >> a little boy in michigan was born with two rare conditions, one that's usually fatal, the other should have left him unable to talk. first they found his upper airway was complete lid blocked. and they discovered he had no vocal cords. he got a breathing tube and now they have rebuilt his voice box and made vocal cords, he blurted out his first word. hospital. his doctors believe in time grant will become fully vocalle. next you ask your doctor's office for a prescription refill, ask for the american version. doctors are prescribing too many brand name drugs when generic will do the same job. >> they are of equal quality and cost effective and help patients take the medicine they need to take when prescribed. >> reporter: the college of
phycians says the cost savingses would be 20 billion a year and most of that would be what patients don't have to pay in out of pocket costs. the doctors group said patients are more likely to pick up lower priced drugs at the pharmacy and stick to their medication regiment. an injectable fat dissolver for double which i chins went oe mark but there's another way to do it. >> reporter: debby kept herself lean and healthy. shei am conscious of our double which i know. >> reporter: she dieded to freeze it away with cool
sculpting. it's been used for the middle, thighs and other larger areas. recently the fda approved it for smaller areas. >> we connect get rid of unwanted fat in specific zones. >> reporter: vacuum powers pulls the target area into an ice piece. >> once the fat cells are frozen they will die our body will secrete them normally. >> reporter: dr. david said this is not carte blanche to abandon healthy living. debby said there's an initial shock from the cold and keeping your head and shoulders immobile for an hour it was tolerable. 6 weeks later she had seen subtle changes. >> i see more tightness.
australia has earned a place in the guinness book of world records. 500,000 lights decorated the tree the most ever on a artificial christmas tree. the team got together to create the tree display and holiday display around it. all he asks is for donations to help sick kids. >> reporter: very nice, i saw a ton of people putting their
outside christmas lights up. taking advantage of the warm weather. we have another warm one today. we have bhosly cloudy conditions, if you look toward the middle of the screen you'll see a line of showers, showers possible this afternoon, it will be spotty in nature. overnight tonight after midnight and into tomorrow morning where we have the greatest chances of seeing wet weather. 65 degrees that is your forecasted high today coming off yesterday's 66. the day before that we reached 60. unseasonable warm weather continues, 62 degrees tomorrow. cooler for monday, 50, combination of sun and clouds, tuesday and wednesday at this point. both days look wet and mild, showers, period of rain, thursday and friday we clear, 352 and 48. get out there and enjoy it. >> it is 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning, eva, hello philadelphia coming up on "g.m.a." we're leading off with the terrifying situation that
unfolded at the planned parenthood clinic in colorado springs. authorities confirmed one police officer and two civilians were killed. the gunman is in custody. but who was he and the big question what was his motive. we'll have all the latest details coming up. plus heavy rain continues to pound parts of the country causing major flooding in parts of the south. ice storm causing power outages and dangerous driving conditions. we'll have that just ahead. we're used to seeing scenes like this following thanksgiving, all that chaos, but more and more people are apparently ditching the crowds and hitting the internet instead. could this be the end to the black friday shopping frenzy, coming up on "g.m.a." saturday. we'll see you soon, philadelphia. >> nearly two dozen people are displaced after a fire at a
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good morning, america. breaking news, the shootout at planned parenthood. >> holy cow. oh, my god. >> more than five hours of terror. a gunman on a rampage. >> he was looking directly in my face and he was aiming for my head. >> the suspect shooting people down inside that clinic, officers wounded trying to protect the public. >> we're taking fire. got two hits. >> the hero who gave his life to and two others also killed. some managing to escape the chaos. the tense standoff sending nearby stores into lockdown on busy black friday. >> there's some guy shooting. >> did you see him? >> yeah. >> new this morning a woman trapped inside that clinic recounting her ordeal to "gma." >> he didn't have any feelings. he was -- there was no remorse