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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. friday, december 4. i'm tamala edwards. here's nydia han. matt o'donnell is on assignment. we have several developing stories. flames that could be seen for miles erupted at a south jersey home overnight. we have the details. california rampage, the motive in a deadly mass shooting is a mystery. we're live with the latest on what we do know. >> this cooler weather doesn't last long be we're tracking a weekend warmup. >> a lot of people will be out and about watching the temple game, they will to know what they have in the weather, karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we're starting out cool, there are clouds across the northern half of the region. over the terrace a couple of breaks opening up, but still
overcast over philadelphia. the farther south you go, the better chance you have of seeing the stars. 44 in allentown. 43 in reading. even numbers across the northern portion of the region. 39 in trenton. cooler in wilmington, millville and the airport in atlantic city where there are clear skies. 9-mile an hour winds this is the good part of the forecast. the blustery winds we experienced yesterday are easing back today. 8:00 a.m., 40. noon, 48. again, early clouds are possible, but we'll transition to mainly sunny skies today and 3:00 p.m. that's the high, 52. lots of sunshine and less wind than yesterday. weekend looks great for our temple football viewing they have a party at the piazza at schmidts. we'll talk about the weekend call saturday and sunday just ahead. karen what about roads? >> reporter: we have an accident that sparked a vehicle fire.
injuries on the scene. a serious one blocking the right lane in burlington county, new jersey, 130 at trial street that's an issue -- that's an issue at tyler street. expect slowing in that area. we have an accident 295 southbound mount holly willingboro. you have an accident here. farther south as you travel we have people talking about a standstill traffic on 295 because of the construction southbound between route 30 and 42. they are blocking up to two lanes. you have two lanes blocked with construction it will stay blocked until 58:00 a.m. you might want to use the new jersey turnpike it runs parallel. we've got the green traffic flow or locally kings highway or 130. this is southbound traffic approaching cottman, building
volume, no weather-related problems, no fog or rain, you're basically good to go there, tam. the search goes on for the motive in the mass shootings in san bernadino, california was it terrorism workplace rage or both, or something else altogether. annie mccormick is live in the sat center with the details. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the medical examiner has identified all the victims in the mass shooting. the southern california community mourned the death of 14 people by coming together in a show of solidarity in a candle light vigil last night. this as investigators try to understand what the shooters motive were and if it was part of a bigger threat. police say the two gunman syed rizwan farook and tashfeen malik were heavily armed with guns and explosives and thousands of rounds of amunition when they
targeted if a -- farook at work wednesday. they exchanged gunfire and both were killed. fbi found a bomb factory in the couple's home. family members of the victims want the focus on their loved ones and the peaceful life they lived before their death. a new jersey native was among the 14 killed. >> i got an extra hug and kiss before he left, so i'm holding on to that. >> reporter: and fbi investigators are still trying to figure out if this was a terrorist attack or related to a terror attack. at this hour they are working to identify if there were any accomplices that were involved, as well. reporting live from the stat -- the sat center, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." "action news" has learned that the first shooting victim
to be identified has ties to our area working for the cape may county health department for a decade before moving to san bernadino. he was a great father to two sons and had a passion for helping others. >> i loved my father i always will. he was a good person, he tried to help people. >> nick was a wonderful man who had a passion for insuring that people were safe. he was a health nrp, he worked on the -- inspector, he worked on the haz/mat team in cape may county. our coverage continues at 6abc.com with profiles of the victims including reporting on the latest investigations on. brian taff is the only
philadelphia tv reporter on the scene you can follow his reports on social media and "action news." massive flames erupted from a home in camden county. this is video of the house fire on the unit block in south reid street in runnymede. fire cruise say the fire -- fire crews say the fire started in the basement. a barking dog is the hero for alerting the homeowner. woman and dog got out safely. a man could be charged for calling in a bomb threat at philadelphia international. chopper 6 flew over phl as emergency vehicles responded to a bomb threat. it was a hoax. philadelphia police arrested a 30-year-old man from norway. he called 911 claiming he had a bomb saying he didn't want any british airlines planes flying out of philadelphia. a search was conducted and no
device was found. school principal has been removed from bartram high school following complaints he pushed a student. no charges have been filed. muhammad took over as principal last year amid a challenging time for the south philadelphia high school after several teachers, staffers and students were attacked. he vowed to change the culture. stocks plunged after investigator didn't like what they heard about european economic development plan. stacy dellacot is in for maribel aber. >> reporter: the right now futures are pointing the a higher open. jobs report are due out. economists are saying 200,000 jobs were created last month. 100,000 darts are being
recalled for brake problems from 2013 and 2014 model years. oil could leak into the brake part that could cause the part to fail. seven accidents are blamed on the problem. on a on a uber is testinr coded system, they will pick a color from the app and that color will glow from the windshield. right now the technology is being tested in seattle. tam and nydia. >> seems like a good idea. today my color would be yellow. its my favorite color, warmth and sunshine, things that are coming our way. >> reporter: relative to december it's not a bad afternoon ahead. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at precipitation free conditions this morning. as we look outside, there are clouds over the northern half of the region. some of them around the airport.
the camera is not bouncing much. winds much lighter today. overall its looking like a nice afternoon ahead. 44 in philadelphia. 44 in allentown. 43 in reading. 34 in wilmington, notice how the numbers in the southerns areas are cooler than the northwestern numbers because the clouds have been thicker up north this morning and down south you've had less cloud cover to insulate you from the heat loss. satellite shows you the clouds philadelphia north an wilmington on the bubble. we have dry air that eat away at the clouds and most of us end up with sunny skies. that's what we'll call for in the lehigh valley, mostly sunny and less wind and high around 50 degrees in allentown and bethlehem. 54 degrees lots of sun and not as windy at the shore. in philadelphia, 52, similar to yesterday, but today less wind, lots of sun. the wind running 6 to 12 miles per hour on average. here's how the numbers will
climb. we'll start at 40 degrees by 8:00. not better by 11:00, 46 degrees, but with the bright sunshine and less wind not a bad morning. 2:00 p.m., 51. high of 52 at 3:00 p.m. we're be quickly back in the 40s after the sun gets closer to the horizon. if you have plans to be out on the town. 5:00, 47 degrees. you'll want a coat tonight this will not be as much wind. the numbers will dip. 9:00 in the 40s, upper 30s by 10 or 11:00 p.m. high pressure number in control giving us the sunshine and lighter wind profile. it will take a while to scoot through the region. over the in the case three days look for mainly sunny skies and nice wind and high temperatures having a chance to get into the 50s a little bit above average. happy hanukkah everyone sunday evening that's when hanukkah arrives. temperatures in the 50s at sundown on sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 352 mostly
sunny, not bad today. mild for december on saturday, high of 54 and getting up to 56 for a high on sunday, very nice for the early part of december. 555 few clouds mixing in on monday. tuesday and wednesday we were worried about the coastal storm bringing rain into the coast. looks like the storm will be south and east of us, all we'll see is cloud cover. we'll cool down to 52 it will be breezy that's an improvement in the forecast. thursday, nice conditions, 54. mild on friday. no cold snaps for the month of december. >> we've been lucking out. >> 6:11. photo firestorm, parents are stunned to see a stranger posing with a gun inside a school. a new dating site has hit cyber space. it's the magic kingdom for
look here out across sky 6, the view from temple university into center city. 6:15, 46 degrees. >> what's going on behind you, karen? >> reporter: not much, an accident cleared on the ramp one northbound to the blue route, southbound. as nydia said, it's fine right here, no weather-related problems unlike the past few days, no fog. you're doing all right. an accident in burlington, a big accident of the morning, an overturned vehicle and vehicle fire. the right lane is blocked at 130 northbound at tyler street in burlington. expect slowing there. 295 southbound mount holly willingboro we have an accident here, as well. we have problems on 295
southbound due to the construction. i think this will affect you this morning because it's southbound between route 30 and 42. new jersey dot said they are blocking two lanes through the morning rush. you might want to take the new jersey turnpike or kings highway instead. as we go to the commuter traffic report. i found somebody talking about a major accident on the schuylkill expressway eastbound philadelphia near south street, it was minor and already cleared. don't worry about that if you go to the waze app. >> reporter: 40 in fleetwood. 40 in warrington. browns mills, 38. 37 in dover, delaware. yesterday we made it up to 56, but with the winds it didn't feel great. today, less wind, sunshine and 52. pretty nice, nydia. >> new on "action news," a tennessee community is reeling over the disturbing photo taken inside a school. it shows a man pointing a gun at
a camera while holding a wad of cash standing next to a student. school officials are working to identify the man who they say is not a student. they are figure out how he got into the school with the gun. new this morning, a congress has passed a major transportation bill it's on its way to the white house and it could mean roads and bridges get a much-needed update. the bill addresses the aging highways and bridges. it raises the liability cap on train accidents like the deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia from 200 million to 295 million. that means lawsuits could generate bigger payouts for the victims. republicans in the senate passed a bill to hat federal payments to planned parenthood. it would dismental healthcare overhaul. -- dismantle healthcare overhaul
they know the president will veto it, republicans say it will highlight the necessary of electing a republican president. >> david. >> reporter: we have a winter coat on the kids be with temperatures in the 30s, this afternoon, sweatshirts will due. temple university will have the aac championship tomorrow afternoon. i'll be back with the day planner forecast and let you know where the numbers are going. >> reporter: hands free navigation system is available as a software update with cars equipped with the sync entertainment system. device developed features an extra type seal that allows
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earl. >> reporter: schuylkill expressway south street we have an accident involving a truck it cleared. you will not hit any problems with the accident cleared. you're looking good. newport, delaware, james street bridge closes between water street and old airport road 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. monday morning. you have to watch for that. use 141. >> reporter: you know why i'm holding my hands like, i popped a button on my jacket a minute ago, i'm trying to sew it back on. it's not working out. we have winter coats on the kids it's cold this morning. we're rooting for temple especially tomorrow when they play the championship game. 41 degrees on the thermometer by 9:00 a.m. some of you might see clouds, but it's sun the rest of the away, high of 52. less wind, too, so we're looking at a pretty decent day ahead. as we take a look at the country as a whole, a little precip out
west, a little bit down in florida. the clouds will melt away and give us mostly sunny skies this morning. all green aircraft with no major delays on the big board, earlier showers in orlando have passed. "healthcheck" it's a important to ask about your cholesterol. a cdc report suggests more americans might do well taking statins daily. one in three americans have cholesterol leaves that warrant treatment -- levels that warrant treatment. >> nhl suspended flyers defenseman for an illegal check in on ottawa. hail mary thrown by aaron rogers to tight end with no time left. packers trailed 20-0.
they got the extra play after an illegal face mask. >> aarons rogers is like if i do nothing else in life, you can play that video over and over again, tom who? >> we continue to follow the investigation into the mass shooting in san bernadino. we're learning more about the victims and the suspects involved in the deadly mass shooting in california. i'm lauren lister in san bernadino, i'll have more coming up. >> this is new video on "action
news" a vehicle crashes into a car sitting in a chick if filet drive-thru. a gold car collided with two other cars and landed on its side after hitting the gray car. tucson police say everyone suffered minor injuries. police in fort worth, texas are using the force to recruit police officers. they have a mock interview featuring darth vader. the video is popular it garnered 800 likes and 1,000 shares. but darth vader is a bad guy, he did not get the job. >> 6:27, meteorologist david murphy is tracking a weekend warmup next. >> new numbers out on the pope's visit and the final tab
>> happening now on "action news," a candle light vigil was held to honor the victims at a california mass shooting. >> the political gridlock over gun control continues. the senate narrowly rejected a measure to expand background checks. good morning, 6:30, december 4, matt o'donnell is on assignment. nydia han joins us, let's go over to dave and karen. good morning. >> reporter: we have clouds opening up overhead. satellite showing you there are clouds north of philadelphia, but as the sun gets higher in the skies we'll erode the clouds. 44 degrees in philadelphia. same thing in allentown, close to that in reading. so we are a little cool and we're in the 30s in spots to the south where the clouds have
grown thinner. the winds are not as strong as yesterday you can only running at 9 miles per hour that's good. tgif people, we made it to friday. 8:00 a.m., it will be cool, 40. 52 is the high less wind than yesterday. the weekend call coming up. >> all right, dave we have an accident in burlington, new jersey. 130 northbound at tyler street, the car flipped over and hit a pole. so they are having restriction, in the area. expect slowing on 130 northbound at tyler street in burlington. an accident 295 southbound at mount holly willingboro causing problems, swell. watch for that -- as well. watch for that accident. haddon heights there's construction on 295 blocking two lanes. san bernadino community gathered to remember the 14 people killed in the wednesday rampage. investigators are working to find out if it's the result of a terrorism or workplace grudge or
both. >> lauren lister is in san bernadino with what police learned so far. good morning, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, tam and nydia. we are learning more about the victims of the deadly shooting rampage. we're learning about the two suspects killed in the shootout with police, authorities are searching for a motive trying to figure out what would drive a ro ro -- young couple with an incident fant to carry -- with an infant to carry out this attack. as we learn about the suspects who took 14 in the shooting rampage. >> they were equipped to do another attack. >> reporter: 12 unexploded bombs feature in an al qaeda publication found in the couple's home. one neighbor said his wife was
suspicious. >> she had noticed they were receiving quite a few packages in a short amount of time they were actually doing a lot of work in the garage. >> reporter: the fbi is treating the investigation of syed rizwan farook and his pakistani born wife tashfeen malik as a potential case of terrorism. undisputed is the tragedies facing the families of those killed. ryan lost his partner. michael is survived by a family reeling with the loss of a father, husband and bred winner. >> they are very overwhelmed. there are 6 kids that have lost their father. jennifer that -- thalastino was overwhelmed but clinging 0 to
the last embrace. >> i got an extra hug, so i'm holding on to that. >> reporter: authorities say the fbi is looking for connections between farook and two individuals who may have involved in radicalizing him or happened plan the attacks. the fbi said it's too early to call it a an act of terrorism. lauren lister in san bernadino back to you. >> brian taff will be reporting again from san bernadino throughout the day. the only local philadelphia television reporter on the scene. you can follow his reports on social media and on "action news." as has become common after attacks many call for more gun control. the senate voted down background checks for various gun purchases as the gun sales spiked in the
aftermath of the paris attacks. annie mccormick has the latest on the political back and forth. >> reporter: the fbi said they saw a record amount of requests in background checks specifically black friday. gun shop owners saying they are seeing a pick in requests for -- a spike in requests for people to buy guns in the wake of the shooting in and california. >> we did see and increase in purchases after the attacks in paris and after the shooting in california an increase. >> reporter: what happens in the world can have an impact on sales for a variety of reasons. >> speaking to people finding out what they need and why they are here. >> it's defense and the political area and what's going on socially is what's driving it. >> reporter: while some americans might be more likely
to bear arms now, critics say it's a time to call for fewer guns. a political gridlock rejected a proposal that would require more background check also. checks. currently the checks are only required for transactions from licensed gun dealers. in the massacre police said the suspects were armed with two assault rifles and handguns obtained legally. >> personally it's time to have a gun, i like it, it's a nice hobby on the side. >> gun dealers urge anyone who purchases a gun to make sure they have a safety training and they know a safe place to keep the weapon in their home.
annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the new jersey assembly is postponing a vote on a bill dealing with guns and mental illness. the bill requires anyone who wants to and you expunge their l health records to notify law enfoyersment first. yesterday the democratic controlled assembly suls appended a -- suspended a vote in overriding the veto. they said lawmakers would try again in the future. a driver who rear ended into philadelphia police cruiser is being tested for dui. the officer suffered head and jek -- neck injuries. the city of philadelphia could be on the hook for $8 million for expenses related to pope francis' visit. the appropriations committee transferred a.
mayor nutter said he is okay with 8 million. he said the world meeting of families covering days of expenses and the city paying for costs connected to preparation and infrastructure. >> time for accuweather we're getting an early winter present. >> reporter: we have same temperature as yesterday, but much less wind. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are precipitation free. outside we have lingering morning clouds. you can see that taking a look at center city and the temple university live sky 6 camera. the clouds are high and thin. up above city hall, the clouds are brightening a little bit. we'll wind up with a sunny afternoon. 44 degrees, the current temperature. it's chilly, not as windy, but a breeze out of the west at 9 miles per hour. satellite showing you the clouds
thin enough where we'll break them up quickly. we're seeing a break out to the west. generally speaking we're going with a lot of sunshine today. by 8:00 i'll post a possibility of lingering clouds, but even by 8 there's a chance we get the sun back. 2:00 p.m., 51 the high of 52 at 3:00 p.m. winds lighter than yesterday, that's a big time improvement. high temperatures across the region, 50 in allentown. 51 in reading. not a big range. 52 in millville and cape may. in atlantic city we might get up to 54. the next several times, high pressure will be our friends it's knocking the winds down providing us with sunshine. this high will be moving across the region over the next three days, today, saturday and sunday looking sunny with a few clouds around here and there, and nice, too, above-average temperatures. by the way looking ahead the
average first snow is 6 days from now. that will not be the case this year. we have no big time cold snaps in the next couple of weeks. winter arrives in 17 days. the average coldest day of the year is 42 days. you'll recall we had the winter weather forecast out, the early part of the winter is mild, the ladder part especially february will be colder. 52 degrees is the high, sunny, mild for december tomorrow, 54. lots of sun, 56 still nice on sunday, hanukkah arriving at sundown we'll be in the 50s at sundown. sun and clouds, monday, high of 55. we are still watching a coastal storm, but the looks like it will be so far to the south and east all we'll get is a breeze and clouds and likely no rain. wednesday, 52 and back up to 54 under the sun on thursday,
probably milder than that on friday. so, again no big cold snaps in the immediate future and even through the middle and middle and second half of december. >> we need mistletow. i'm not complaining about that. sad news from the rock world about a talented singer and his trouble life. >> starting to get heavy on 42 eastbound from saint gabe's curve to 23. we have a new accident, probably a serious one, i'll have the details and head to the big board and come back with that when "action news" comes right back.
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>> welcome back it is friday! 6:44, 46 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. we are expecting a nice, mild weekend. i hope you have fun plans. karen rogers has gotten word about a bad accident and heading over to the big board with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: we are following an accident in feltonville, but first, i-95al allegheny, southbound traffic is heavy approaching cottman and allegheny to girard. now to the accident hunting park avenue at whitiker avenue we have an accident that's blocking the intersection. there are injuries on the scene. we have police out there, we have emergency workers blocking the intersection at hunting park avenue at whitiker avenue. it's a bad accident.
burlington county we have an accident involving a car that hit a pole and a flipped over and there was a vehicle fire. we expect restrictions in that area on 130 watch for that one. let's take a look in new jersey 295 northbound approaching 541. police tell me about an accident they are sending crews to respond to this one, 295 northbound you'll be dealing with this one. construction that is expected to give headaches two lanes 295 southbound they cleared it early, between route 30 and 42 you're moving better. let's look at the temperatures, 44 in allentown and philadelphia. just in the 30s in a lot of spots in new jersey and delaware, as we look at the temperature difference in that area it's 16 degrees chillier than yesterday. no worries we have a great
afternoon ahead lots of sunshine and less wind. 52. >> we learned overnight a shooting victim in new castle county, delaware has died. he was found with gunshot wounds in claymont, delaware. he was in his pick up truck. right now police only have a vague description of the shooter. chicago officials have released surveillance footage from businesses near the scene of the fatal shooting of the black 17-year-old by a white police officer. among the recordings are footage from a burger king where jason vandyke shot laquan mcdonald in 2014. the restaurant manager alleged officers deleted video. forensics review of the system show it was not tampered with. jury in the trial of a
baltimore police officer toured the van where freddie gray suffered a fatal injury. porter is being tried for not buckling him into seat belt. porter thought gray was faking an injury. testimony continues this morning. on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape. it's the best gift ever. now during the ford holiday sales event get 0% financing for 60 months plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on select vehicles. see your local ford dealer. winners are showing up all over pennsylvania. and with more than 500,000 winners of match 6, cash 5, and treasure hunt every single week, that's not a big surprise.
>> reporter: good morning, great to be you. we are learning about the husband and wife responsible for the deadly shooting in california. there's thousands of rounds of amunition and dozen unexploded bombs. investigators continue to search for evidence to uncover what turned them into killers. witnesses describe their terrifying experiences and what it was like as the shooters fired round after round. david muir is live on the scene that's coming up back to you guys. >> let's take a check of the schuylkill expressway before you head out the door. this is a live shot of the schuylkill expressway, you can see the heavy traffic heading toward you past the boulevard to girard no problem out there. no weather-related problems affecting the roads.
one big accident of the morning. burlington county 130 northbound tyler street involving an overturned vehicle struck a pole caused a vehicle fire. it is reopened. route 3 trolley watch for that at darby loop. >> reporter: we have cloudy in some of karen's traffic shots in the northern half of the region. southern half seeing the sun nice and bright. 34 in millville. 44 in philadelphia. the winds not as strong as yesterday. cool enough for a heavy coat for the kids. this afternoonle we'll get back into milder -- this afternoon we'll get into milder territory and nice day for the temple owls as they take on the aac championship tomorrow at noon. 48 degrees by noon today. the high will be 52. similar to yesterday, lots of sun once we get out of the morning cloud cover. the change today less wind.
tam. thank you, david. singer scott weiland is dead at 48 years old. he died in his sleep while on a tour stop in ballooning -- bloomington, minnesota. they were scheduled to perform last night that show was canceled. he struggled with substance abuse for years, the cause of his death has not been released or connected with drugs. bill cosby's wife of 52 years will have to answer questions under oath about her husband. it will be her first deposition since 50 womenle came forward accusing the comedian of sexual assault. seven women are suing saying cosby's representative defamed them after the accusations. ex-fiance of charlie sheen
is suing the actor for not disclosing he was hiv positive after they had sex several times. a porn star first met sheen in 2013 and agreed to have sex with the actor for ten thousand dollars. they got engaged in 2014. sheen's attorney said the actor will attest the suit and has witnesses whole dispute the claims. welcome back here your top
stories, over a thousand mourners gathered in san bernadino to remember the 14 people killed in wednesday's rampage. investigators are working to determine the motive. "action news" viewer video shows an intense house fire in camden county. it started in the basement and thank goodness for a barking dog, he is being hailed a hero for waking up the homeowner. this is 309 southbound a car smashed into the wall and facing sideways. >> reporter: we have a nice day today, we have sun around, the clouds break quickly, sunny and bright, high of 52. temperatures similar to yesterday we have less wind today. >> we have to say go owls, big
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have a great friday. good morning, america. >> need assist now, i have shots fired. >> new details in the california shooting rampage. police release new images of the deadly arsenal. thousands of rounds of ammo and a dozen pipe bombs stacked up by the husband and wife killers. this video shows the ferocious gun battle. >> somebody. oh, gunshots, gunshots. get inside, get inside! >> one of the first hero cops on scene tells us what he saw ib sided that conference room. >> it was unspeakable the carnage we were seeing. >> this morning, new details about the shooters and new questions. did they have ties to terror? and were they radicalized? >> nobody just gets upset at a party, goes home and puts together that kind of elaborate scheme. >> as the investigation deepens, we are getting our first look at the 14 lives lost in the