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>> ♪ >> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, cam cam, karen rogers and meteorologist david murphy. >> good morning, it's 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday december 9th. we're working on a developing story. >> raging flames have engulfed a barn in berks county. we have more of this new video he. >> one of philadelphia's most wandered will finally go before the court for murder. >> another cold start in the delaware and lehig lehigh valles but our mild december continues as we are set to hit a record high this weekend. >> let's head out to dave murphy. he's chilly now but has good news for later and matt pelman is in for karen taking a look at your roads. good morning. >> we're starting out on the chilly side you're right.
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sake talk look at satellite. we have some cloud cover in place but a lot of the current cloud cover is in the process of moving over towards the east and overall we're expecting sun mixing with some clouds through the day. 36 degrees currently in philadelphia. 34 in trenton, 33 in wilmington and below freezing in allentown, reading, lancaster and down in millville, new jersey. as we take a look at visibilities, dropping a little bit out in lancaster county. there's a chance of some patchy fog around but right now it looks like it's mainly far to the west of philadelphia, not really all that bad. so here's where temperatures go today. by 8 o'clock, 36 degrees. still chilly. but by noon up to 51. and by 3 o'clock, 55. that's your high and that's 5 degrees better than yesterday. overall we're expecting partly sunny skies. at times you'll have full sunshine or close to it. when i step inside we'll take a look at even milder air on the way in the accuweather 7-day and we may be challenging a couple of records this weekend. matt pelman details coming up. >> let's do it. i like it. good morning to you david. it's that bliss full time of the morning when the crowds really are not out yet but all the overnight construction crews are also not out
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anymore. they've gone home. so, things look good on the roadways here in center city. this is the vine street expressway by the schuylkill. it is reopened in both directions following the overnight construction. it will close again nd night at 11 o'clock as you probably would expect. this is the roosevelt boulevard extension at fox street where we had that awful accident that brought down the traffic light yesterday morning here on the southbound off ramp at fox street. everything is fixed and opened this morning with no southbound delays on the boulevard headed down toward the schuylkill expressway. the delays just barely starting to form here on 95 southbound entering the work zone at cottman. you're tapping the brakes again farther south approaching girard but so far the travel time remains at 14 minutes which is right on time. overnight construction on the pennsylvania turnpike in bucks county westbound past delaware valley is cleared out of the way. so everything is back to normal there in the ongoing work zone and there's more work today in the millville area along 55 northbound past 49. left lane out of commission through 3 o'clock this afternoon. so watch out for that. if you're headed up towards
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42. once you get there looking good, just a little building volume here in the northbound lanes headed towards 295. southbound a little activity on the shoulder just cleared out and in delaware no delays so far this morning along 202, 95 or 495. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. developing right now the scene of a fire in berks county. the massive flames erupted last night in richmond township because of the huge fire a portion of the route 662 has been shut down. it's unclear what started the fire or if anyone were you injured. we'll continue to follow this story throughout the morning. >> a philadelphia fugitive is finally behind bars after five years on the run. authorities caught 22-year-old kayree reid yesterday near jacksonville florida. he was wanted for murdering a grocery store clerk back in november. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at police headquarters with the details on one of the city's most wanted now caught. annie. >> reporter: and matt that's right, it was a dramatic chase
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in florida last night that led to the arrest of a philadelphia man wanted on homicide charges. and now the family members of the victim of the alleged fugitive says they are relieved. this is the man u.s. marshals took into custody last night in florida, 28-year-old kayree reid. the marshals arrested him outside of jacksonville. when marshals moved in reid allegedly jumped into a vehicle and fled with a friend he was staying with and gave chase. the duo crashed into law enforcement vehicles with a child inside. authorities found narcotics inside the vehicle as well. reid is charged with shooting death of 22-year-old maurice mcdonald. mcdonald was gunned down november 10th inside j and r perez grocery in man clue. what this morning his family and a clerk who was there the day of the shooting are relieved there is an arrest even though their lives have dramatically changed since then. >> we need him off the streets. you know, so -- and i appreciate everything the detectives whoever was in
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charge or whoever, i appreciate them very much. >> reporter: and the clerk of the store where this all went down in november says that his family also feels some closure knowing that the alleged fugitive is now off the streets. he now faces an extradition hearing in florida before he comes back to philadelphia to face homicide charges. for now reporting live outside of philadelphia police headquarters, annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> okay, an thee thank you for that. it is now 6:05 and pennsylvania senators could vote as early as today on whether to start a process that could lead to kathleen kane's removal from office. the state attorney general is currently running her office on a suspended law license. the suspension stems from the perjury and other criminal charges she faces for allegedly leaking secret grand jury material to a newspaper and then lying about it. a 23rd senate majority vote would be necessary to remove kane. former wrestler jimmy
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super fly fluke today will go on trial for the death of a girlfriend. she was found dead back in 1983. snuka was charged earlier with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. he's pleaded not guilty. nuke today's lawyer says argentina's death was "an unfortunate accident." >> michael vick is pushing for a pennsylvania bill to protect pets that are left in hot cars. vick went to harrisburg yesterday to lobby lawmakers about the legislation. it would allow first responders in the state to break into vehicles to rescue dogs or cats were youout being held liable for the property damage. vick has worked on a number of animal welfare issues since he served 21 months in federal prison for his role in a dog fighting ring. >> i know that i'm an unlikely advocate. i was part of the problem when i was at my lowest. i made the decision to make change and i stand by that. >> vick is currently a backup quarterback for the pittsburgh steelers. >> gas prices are pretty low and the latest news about oil production makes you wonder
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will they drop even more. maribel aber is live at the nasdaq in times square. how are you maribel. i am great, tam. that's the question we're all asking, will it go lower. oil sank below $37 a barrel yesterday for the first time in since february 2009. now compare that to a year ago -- or a year and a half ago actually when oil was going for $108 a barrel. a massive glut in oil has been driving the price down steadily this year and the cheaper fuel means lower gas prices but it's also rocked the stock market as shares of energy cosell off with every drop in oil prices. stocks suffered a steep selloff for the second straight day on that drop in oil. right now futures pointing to a mixed open. we've got a report on home sale inventories due out later today. shares of southwest tumbled 9 percent after it said one measure of revenue was weak. bad news for airlines may actually be good news for flyers. fares are expected to stay low as southwest and other airlines work to at tract flyers. that's the latest in business
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from nats dac. back to you matt and tam. >> thanks maribel. getting better than yesterday right david. >> absolutely. 5 degrees milder. storm tracker6 live double scan shows that you say we're dry, too. taking a look outside we are expecting some sunshine up over the horizon. above the airport and elsewhere across the region in a little while but there are some clouds here and there and the farther west you go through the area the better chance you have of runing into perhaps a little patchy fog this morning, not a big problem right now though. 29 degrees in allentown. below freezing in reading and lancaster and only 28 in millville. philadelphia sitting at 36 degrees. trenton 34. wilmington has just bounced to 34 and the winds are on the light side out there, so cold enough for coats but not horrific out there. and as we take a look at the satellite there you see the clouds, the current batch of them kind of pushing to the north and east of philadelphia as we speak so again sunshine early and then we'll see a few more clouds pop through as the day goes on. overall we're going call it partly sunny and that's our call for the lehigh valley. bit milder today, a high of 50 degrees and winds on the light side. down the shore, a bit milder,
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56 degrees is the high, partly sunny, not much wind down along the water and in philadelphia we'll go for a high of 55. that again is 5 degrees better than yesterday's high of 50. partly sunny and the winds staying light today, only running out of the south at about six to 12 miles per hour. we're going to still be rather cold by 8:00 a.m., though, so if you're still out and about at 8:00 you'll want that coat and bundling up a little bit with that 36-degree temperature. by 11 o'clock we're up to 47 and in the afternoon we spend it in the 50's. 54 by 2 o'clock and that high of 55 probably around 3 o'clock which is pretty typical for this time of year. and then tomorrow -- well first of all in the overnight hours we've got a little disturbance there pops through perhaps bringing us a quick shower while you're sleeping but i think by the time we're on the air tomorrow morning that's basically off the coast. and we've got some morning clouds giving way to afternoon sun and with a southerly flow ahead of this next warm front 60 degrees is the high and once the warm front gets past us and we get into this warm sector of this next storm system those numbers go even higher over the weekend. your seven-day from
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accuweather starts us out in pretty good shape, a high of 55 degrees partly sunny today. light wind. and then tomorrow a bit milder with that high of 60. on friday, still mild, 61. and we're saving the best for the weekend. on saturday, the record high 65 so we'll be close to that with that 63-degree high. great for the army-navy football game. on sunday a record high of 65 and this time we're going over the record. 67 degrees is our current forecast so it does look like record warmth is on the way and that is perfect timing for eagles fans as it's going to feel like an october game versus a december game. on monday, more clouds moving in, 63 is still a pretty nice high with some late day or night time rain. and then the rain is gone, so is the front on tuesday and we will chill it down to 54 with plenty of sunshine coming back. >> okay. thanks, david. 6:10 now. authorities release new information by the couple who carried out the san bernadino shootings and who might have helped them. >> being gram plait particularly correct in a text could be sending the wrong message. matt. >> good morning, tam. live in colmar close to north
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penn. traffic here moving just fine. we'll check six other cameras in just 60 seconds. see if it's moving fine everywhere after the break. >> and a little later my interview with one of the new faces of the star wars franchise. she says she didn't want to be famous. well, she is now. later on "action news." [laughter]
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. beautiful view into our beautiful city coming to us from temple university via sky6 it is now 6:14 and 40 degrees. >> where are problems and how do we avoid them matt. >> there are so few which we love. let's just double-check if you don't mind. it is the 6 o'clock hour on channel six which means we check six cameras in just 60 seconds. my stopwatch is ready. are you ready? >> yes. >> you ready, okay. here we go. first camera 422 just past the oaks interchange volume just starting to build here in the eastbound lanes from past oaks around that saint gabe's curve into reutter 23 but so far the delay isn't too bad. stop number two takes us to the roosevelt boulevard extension in east falls. headlights are coming southbound passing ridge avenue toward the schuylkill expressway. no problems by fox street unlike yesterday morning everything looks good on the boulevard between oxford circle and i-76. stop number three is here at
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painter's crossing. chadds ford 202 at route one baltimore pike headed down towards the shop at brinton lake. no issues this morning. northbound coming out of delaware headed up towards west chester also nice and clear at this point. elsewhere in delco this is i-95, what a nightmare we had last night where the huge accident northbound at ridley park. this morning we're on time at eight minutes. we're sit, at 45 seconds and on to camera number five. this is 95 in fishtown. headlights coming southbound passing girard avenue. thick volume now by cottman and again here in the work zone at girard but overall delays aren't too bad. five seconds left and our sixth stop is the ben franklin bridge from camden. taillights headed westbound towards center city with no delays to speak of just yet. one minutes matt o'donnell back over to you. >> very good. thank you matt. now to the latest on the california mass shootings. authorities investigating the mass murder in san bernadino are preparing to charge who they call an accomplice. investigators say enrique marquez bought the guns for mass murderer syed farook four years ago. the 24-year-old could face criminal gun charges. federal authorities also say
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$28,000 was recently deposited into farook's bank account. they say he had taken out a loan to care for the infant daughter he and his wife left behind. >> the day after someone tossed a pig's head onto the steps of a philadelphia mosque, mayor michael nutter announced a permanent reward will be given out for information on hate crimes. the city will pay two dollars $r information that leads to the arrest and conviction of anyone convicted of a hate crime. philadelphia already has rewards programs for tips on homicides and illegal guns. also happening today, the u.s. senate is expected to vote on a sweeping makeover of the widely criticized no child left behind act. if enacted states would gain greater control over school accountability and the way testing is used to evaluate teachers, schools and student progress. federally mandated reading and math exams in grades three to eight and in high school would continue. senate approval would send the bill to the white house where president barack obama is expected to sign it.
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>> 6:16 right now and in a movie line far, far away, star wars fans are already staking their claim for the best seats in the house and the movie doesn't premiere for nine days. first up tech bites. >> in today's tech bites apple releases a new product completely unannounced. >> apple's new smart battery case for the six and 6s could keep it running for up to 25 hours. competing cases last longer and are cheaper. price tag, 99 bucks. >> and if you feel like you spend the majority of your day on the internet you're not alone. >> you're not. a new poll finds that 21 percent of americans admit to being online almost constantly. about three-quarters say they use the internet every day. and how you end a sentence in a text message matters. a study finds that ending with a period makes it look less sincere. leave it off or better yet end with an exclamation pointer. >> and that makes a text look even more sincere and that's
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>> a few of our friends are coming to visit tonight. >> who. >> calvin harris, selena gomez, sean mendez. >> oh, jingle ball. >> it is 2102's again jingle ball tonight. >> yes. >> we'll see extra traffic along 95 as you head southbound towards broad street and going to be extra busy tonight as people head to the wells fargo center for the big annual jingle ball concert. don't forget you could always take a regional rail train into center city then hop on the broad street subway, take that south to the at&t station if you want to miss the traffic. that's a good way you can use septa to get to the concert. so far this morning septa njt amtrak all on time and looking good on this wednesday. david. >> all right, it's cold to start out though matt. we're in the 30's in most neighborhoods. so, dress the kids warmly with the extra gear. this afternoon they can go a little lighter on the gear after school as we are looking at a nice bounce back in
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temperatures. here's how the numbers are going to go today. we'll still be cold by 9 o'clock at 39 degrees but by noon 51 and your high today is 55 degrees with light winds and partly sunny skies. we'll hit that at about 3 o'clock this afternoon. not too shabby. at the airport still expecting all green aircraft as there's no hint of precipitation in any of our most commonly traveled destinations and that's what we've got. little cold up in boston and well philadelphia pretty similar number. if you're headed to orlando it's already 64. going to be a nice afternoon there. tam. >> thank you david. going on to health check now, life expectancy in the u.s. has stalled for three straight years. new numbers from the government show a child born last year can expect to make it to almost 79 years old. and that's the same prediction as it was for the last two years. experts believe suicides and fatal drug overdoses probably are playing a role in this number staying flat. and new this morning, a georgia woman faces charges accused of trying to use craigslist to find a baby for her teen daughter. detectives received a tip about the craigslist ad suggesting mothers drop off
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any unwanted babies in a baby box. investigators say the 47-year-old woman placed the ad to get a baby for her 14-year-old daughter. the woman told police her daughter wanted a baby and would find a way to get one so she decided to help. the teen said she did nothing wrong. >> the reason why it's okay if you don't want your child, if you -- if you can't afford it or whatever situation you're in, then, okay, well maybe we can work something out. >> the 14-year-old faces juvenile charges related to that ad. >> the flyers fell to the islanders in a shootout at home last night. the flyers had overcome a shaky start by goalie steve mason and played warm front their best offensive games of the season but it wasn't enough. the flyers lose four to three. they face the saint louis blues tomorrow night. >> ♪ [barks]
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this way! where'd they go? they went that way! that way, they went that way! i can't believe that worked! of course it worked! beep, beep, beep! >> a hundred star wars fans in los angeles have kicked off their count down to the force awakens. the line started to form on saturday. fans can be seen donning their star wars gear. as of today those fans have more than a week before the screening. it's set to premiere december 18. >> lots of excitement. now to the big board to talk more about one of their stars. daisy ridley is another brand new face of the "star wars the force awakens" movie. she is 23 years old with zero blockbusters to her resume. ridley portrays the main character ray a self-sufficient woman wh.
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>> it's almost like you hit the acting jackpot, right. this is big. >> you could say. you could say, yes. >> i'm sure you've gotten over like the thrill and everything. >> no, i've not gotten over the thrill. >> no. >> no. i never had aspirations of being like virtually famous, never had that and being in like a huge thing, that was never really -- i just wanted to work. i just wanted to be part of things that give people -- >> i hear ray is pretty handy. >> handy? what do you mean. >> did she build bb8 by any chance. >> no. seventy two she scavenges and stuff. oh i wonder if she could build a droid. she probably could. no, she did build bb8. spoiler. >> i tried. >> you tried. >> now ridley was born after the release of return of the jedi which is the episode that receivers precedes "the force awakens." she finds that significant saying it drives her to properly introduce star wars to a brand new generation. watch my entire interview with
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ridley on my facebook page, disney the owner of move producer lucas films is the parent company of 6abc. >> we're down to nine days we can count them on our hands. >> yes. >> can't wait. it is 6:27. meteorologist, david murphy is tracking the start of a warmup that could reach some record highs. >> and later residents in the city of reading are on the lookout for crooks who are stealing their holiday spirit.
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>> ♪ >> happening now on "action news" new information on the paris attacks heightens fierce ofs of a home grown plot. >> philadelphia mayor michael nutter tells everyone what he really thinks and would like to do to donald trump. >> a local official proves he really loves the movie a christmas story. other administrators are not
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fans. >> we have dave murphy and matt pelman. good morning. >> and it is a chilly start across the region right now. we are looking at some breaks in the clouds though i can actually see the moon overhead. as you take a look at satellite those clouds are shifting over towards the east of philadelphia. some patchy fog isn't out of the question. most of that appears took out to the west towards lancaster county right now. 37 degrees in philadelphia. 29 degrees in allentown. still below freezing in reading and lancaster and millville as well. and close to the freezing mark in wilmington and in trenton. and there is the visibility. again, the farther west you go through the region the better chance you have of seeing some of that patchy fog. overall today after our cold start we're going to be a bit milder than yesterday. by 8 o'clock we'll still be in the 30's but by noon bouncing up to 51. yesterday we hit 50 for a high. today let's go 55 with light winds and partly sunny skies overall. even milder air coming in as we head toward the end of the week and the weekend. in fact we could challenge some records matt pelman. i'll have more on that coming up with the exclusive accuweather 7-day. >> ooh liki like what you're dog
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with these temperatures. speeds starting to dough down on our highways as the crowds increase here along the schuylkill expressway. eastbound side some heavy volume now from this point at conshohocken on into the curve. westbound the travel times a little slower because of the normal delay between the boulevard and gladwyne. and on the boulevard there's an accident in the southbound inner drive at adams avenue by the dollar tree and the old navy. only taking out one lane of the inner drive. you still have five3 eyewitness news get by. slow speeds on 95 with the normal morning volume. southbound side definitely heavy approaching cottman here then again from allegheny south to girard. if you're headed in from south jersey don't forget about there construction that continues on the a.c. expressway westbound at the egg harry tour toll plaza because of that vehicle fire from almost two weeks ago. they're still working on some of the toll lanes. can coming up 55 through millville there's work this morning past route 49. they're blocking the left lane through 3 o'clock this afternoon. but once you make it to 42 it hasn't been bad so far this
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morning. volume just starting to kick in between 41 and 295 as you head up towardd walt whitman bridge on this wednesday morning. tam. >> donald trump continues to defend his call to ban all muslim from the u.s. speaking exclusive to abc news but the backlash against his views has gone global and includes a prominent critic here. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live outside philadelphia city hall. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. yeah, donald trump has not backed down from his comments. he says there's no leadership in this country and this ban which could be short term would be a way to get the country back on track but what he's been saying has drawn a lot of sharp criticism including from right here at city hall. >> somebody in this country has to say what's right. >> he's taken a page from the playbook of hitlerism donald trump has called for a ban on muslims entering the country an idea there had mayor michael nutter wishing he
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could ban trump from entering the city. >> donald trump's comments are a threat to the moral security of the united states of america. >> reporter: nutter gathered with faith and political leaders to address trump's comments and this week's incident in kensington where someone in this red pickup truck threw a pig's head outside a mosque. he condemned what he called trump's very dangerous anti-muslim rhetoric but in an interview with barbara walters trump countered that he has tremendous relationship with many muslims who agree with him. he says ban could be short term until this country gets its act together. >> they knocked down the world trade center. other things have happened. they have a lot of -- there are people that have tremendously bad intention. we have to be tough, we have to be smart and we have to be vigilant. >> reporter: and as for fellow republicans who have denounced trump's comments he says it's just because they're running against him and that they're trying to boost their
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own poll numbers with a little publicity. live at city hall, katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> french officials just identified the third terrorist inside the bataclan concert hall that night during the attacks on paris. it is 23-year-old foo 23-year-o. this new information means that all the attackers identified so far were either french or belgian heightening fierce of aheightenfierce of ane groan european plot. the house of representatives announced a bill to ban visa waivers for those who travel to syria and iraq. the white house supports the bill. the proposal could end up attached to a spending bill now being finalized on capitol hill. >> new this morning, a fast moving fire spread through an a bd downed house in philadelphia's powelton
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second. firefighters were called to the 600 block of brooklyn street late last night they say squatters had been living there. there are no reports of injuries. a philadelphia fugitive who is accused of murder is now behind bars. u.s. marshals arrested kayree reid in orange park florida near jacksonville yesterday. police say his most recent crime is the shooting death of grocery store clerk maurice mcdonald back in november. mcdonald's stepmother says she feels peace knowing an arrest has been made. >> we need him off the streets, you know, so -- and i appreciate everything the detectives whoever was in charge or whoever, i appreciate them very much. >> authorities say reid was staying with a friend florida when officers showed up at the house yesterday. both men jumped in a vehicle and fled. they collided with several law enforcement vehicles and were captured. reid is being held in florida awaiting extradition to philadelphia.
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>> we have new information this morning on a deadly crash near new hope bucks county. police now say two people were killed. chopper6 was over route 202 near sugan road in solebury township last night. police say a nissan suv and a volvo station wagon ended up colliding head on. both the driver and passenger of the volvo died at the scene. medevac crew airlifted the man driving the nissan to a trauma center but he also lost his life. police are now asking any witnesses of the crash to call them as they try to figure out what happened. new on "action news" a grinch-like thief in berks county has been stealing holiday decorations. muhlenberg township police have received reports of at least four thefts in the past few days. police say the thief or thieves are stealing lights and decorations from people's homes and lawns. the thefts have been reported around the temple section of the township. while the decorations may not be worth much police are calling this an especially upsetting crime. >> it's the spirit of the season that makes this such -- sump a heartbreaking loss for
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people is that they're trying to do something festive and fun in the spirit of the christmas season and then it's stolen. >> if you have any information on the thefts you're asked to call muhlenberg police. >> also new, also in berks, a fan of the classic holiday movie a christmas story is causing a bit of controversy in the city of reading. recorder of deeds fred sheiler recreated the living room in the movie right outside his office at the berks county services center. it includes an overloaded outlet, a crooked star atop the christmas tree and yes, the famous leg lamp. the chief operating officer complains the display possess safety concerns. county commissioners will decide if they should relocate the display. >> time now to turn to dave murphy who is actually been to see the real house. >> yeah, it's outside of cleveland. it's a lot of fun if you're ever in cleveland and there's other stuff to do there, too, rock and roll hall of fame. >> yes. >> when you're in cleveland. >> listen i'm a fan of cleveland. i thought it was a cool town. but that's just me.
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storm tracker6 live double scan right now and we have no precipitation out there. taking a look outside, calm winds and still kind of cloudy overhead in philadelphia. might even be some patchy fog around especially west of the city but generally speaking we're going for partly sunny skies today and i don't think it will be too long before that sun breaks through. we're in the 50's for now, one more dave it in philadelphia but the 60's are coming and some record highs may also be on the way at least one in the accuweather 7-day forecast and i'll get to that in about a minute and a half. temperature 37 degrees. dewpoint is down there at 32. winds are calm this morning so yeah it's cold but at least we're not talking about a wind chill. satellite shows you how cloud cover overnight has started to push over toward the east. there will be a little bit more coming in later on. we'll go for partly sunny skies today. it will be a little bit milder than yesterday. 36 degrees, still chilly by 8 o'clock. and then 47 by 11 o'clock but we spend the afternoon in the 50's. 54 by 2 o'clock and a high of 55 around 3 o'clock this afternoon. winds are light, partly sunny overall. high temperatures from north
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to south, 50 in allentown, 51 in reading and trenton, 54 in wilmington. 56 in millville and atlantic city. and 54 is your high today in cape may. tomorrow, it is going to get even milder. that's because ahead of a warm front we have a southerly flow. it will raise our temperature to 60. there could be an overnight sprinkle from this little weak disturbance coming through in the overnight hours but by morning, we think most of that rain is off to the east and then as that warm front gets past us, the warm air behind it bumps our numbers up even more as we head through the weekend. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, today we're going 55 for a high, partly sunny skies, light winds. tomorrow a bit milder, clouds in the morning, some sun later in the afternoon and a high of 60 and then friday still mild with a high of 61. the weekend is where we really start to feel good. 63 is the high on saturday, great if you have tickets to the army-navy football game. winds should be okay. on the light side. and pretty good looking day there. the record high 65 so we're close to the record. on sunday the record high is also 65 and we're actually
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going to go 67, so a record certainly seems in the offing for sunday and that is going to be absolutely gorgeous weather for eagles fans as we watch the eagles hopefully beat up the bills. on monday more clouds, 63, still mild but some rain late in the day or at night and then behind that system sun comes back and we're cooler on tuesday. >> thank you david. more stories you didn't see last night including a fiery mishap that forced a shopping mall to have to evacuate. >> a delaware officer became a swift internet sensation. he's one of the tops on youtube this year. matt. >> traffic still moving pretty swiftly if you're headed toward the airport this morning, matt, we're live here along the platt bridge at the mid span. westbound go the taillights toward the airport but one of our other bridges is going up. we'll tell you which one when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> good morning everyone. taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. it is 40 degrees here on city avenue. going to be a little warmer than yesterday which is welcome i guess. to most people. 54 degrees high temperature. >> we've had rough commutes. nice to have a pretty easy day. >> believe it or not your wish is being granted. >> at least for now. >> so far it's been really great this morning. definitely our best commute of the week so far. please knock on everything you got for me. as we look live here at the schuylkill expressway, this is the scene close to the roosevelt boulevard. westbound go the taillights. jamming from just past the boulevard on out to gladwyne. eastbound is just starting to slow from conshohocken into the curve again from this point at the boulevard on in toward girard avenue. nothing we're not used to along i-76 the schuylkill expressway.
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on that boulevard itself, southbound at adams avenue still have that crash in the inner drive there by the old navy and the dollar tree. so watch out for that. it is giving us some lane restrictions. on 95 southbound just the normal stuff with 19 miles per hour by cottman, 22 as you past a girard. going to be busy on 95 tonight especially around south philadelphia because q102's jingle ball concert is happening at the wells fargo center an exciting night of the year for many. construction warnings in parkesburg chester county. as of late last night week through early may they're closing main street during the mid days 9:00 until 3:00. first avenue to the south at 372 is your alternate there and in limerick another day of construction that will close linfield trappe road from 9:00 until 3:00. so, if you're out and about during the midday trying to get over to 422, stick with bridge street through royersford as your alternate. speaking of 422, just starting to slow on the eastbound side from oaks into route 23 and one of our bridges going up. it is the burlington bristol
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once again this morning bbb in the up position. head for the turnpike connector bridge at this point. matt. >> thank you, matt. new on "action news" hoverboard caught on fire in the middle of a mall. pieces of the board went flying around the shopping center and caught fire again. employees could be seen putting out the flames. the explosion left the mall smoky. firefighters say that the toy overheated like other instances just like this but nothing else caught on fire. >> happening today, the dissenprosecutors rested their e with testimony baltimore officer william porter failed in his duty to ensure gray's safety in custody. gray died from a severe spinal injury suffered in the back of a police van. five other officers face charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to
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misconduct. chicago mayor rahm emanuel called a special council meeting this morning. he'll address the crisis facing the police department in his city. he's trying to restore the public's trust after the video of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald being shot to did this by an officer. the police officer who pulled the trigger is now charged with first degree murder. emanuel says he welcomes a federal civil rights investigation. >> a police officer in dover delaware won't be able to shake off his memorable taylor swift lip sync any time soon. it just made youtube's top 10 list of the year. >> ♪ master corporal jeff davis says he knows the word to the hit song thanks to his daughter but those moves are his. nearly 37.5 million people have watched the clip since january. >> ♪ the number one video of the year is four-year-old heaven king's take on the nae nae. >> my guys love dancing along with her on that one.
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>> a live preview of "gma" is up next and dave murphy is tracking a warm up today. david. >> yes, we are. we're off to a cold start, cold enough for a winter coat on the kids. this afternoon we can ease back on the gear. i'll have your day planner forecast coming up next.
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>> time now for a preview of
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gam. >> let's turn to amy robach to see what's coming up at 7:00 a.m. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you matt and tam. great to be with you both. coming up next here on "gma" the growing backlash against donald trump. republican leaders and presidential candidates condemning his call to ban muslims from entering the united states. will supporters stick by him? excuse me. also ahead, new details in the san bernadino shooting. officials investigating who may have helped the couple in their attack. growing evidence showing how long the attack had been in the works. we are live in san bernadino. plus more trouble for chipotle. dozens of college students in boston sick after eating at that restaurant. this comes after the e. coli outbreak that sickened dozens across its country. what this means for the popular food chain. one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. overnight crews responding to a fire at a washington state mall after one caught fire while someone was riding it. we'll have the latest in the string of these incidents and what consumers need to know.
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and thank you robin. she was rooting me on the whole time because you know when you get there tickle in your throat i couldn't get through but i definitely thank you robin. i made it. >> you made it. >> i know how she feels. >> that's happened to me a million times. >> we need to get you some tea. we had a rotten ride for our friends last night here on 95 in delco. we were looking at 65 minute travel times. this morning it's eight minutes so that's what it should be. you're looking good as you head northbound toward the blue route. just a little, little bit of light fog. same is true in chester county. this is the 30 bypass just a little bit slow in the eastbound lanes from 340 through this point at 113. but if you're bringing a train in from chester county on the thorndale paoli line and all the on the lines are on time this morning. david. >> little patchy fog around this morning. most of you tone have to worry about it. if you're out headed towards central pennsylvania, though there's a freezing fog advisory. it's so cold in some of those upper elevations on the turnpike and some other areas where that fog in the air might actually add here to
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road surfaces. anyway 30 degrees in pottstown right now, 29 in coatesville, 30 oxford. cold enough for coats as we step outside. not a lot of wind out there, that's nice. below freezing in cinnaminson, close to freezing in glassboro, 26 hammonton, 28 woodbine and from freezing in hockessin down to about 29 in dover delaware. if you are running errands and you have the option of waiting until later in the day you might do well. line in degrees still cold by 9 o'clock but by noon 51 and a high today of 55 degrees with partly sunny skies light winds. matt it's going to be a nice one later on. >> thanks, david. hundreds of coffee cans washed onto melbourne beach in florida yesterday. crowds scrambled to snatch under strange souvenirs. the coast guard said a barge lost containers between cape cacanaveral and palm beach but they have found no connections. >> harsh message to three abandoned jets. remove your aircraft immediately or the airport l airport officials posted photos of three boeing 747's
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in new major newspapers. the jets have been sitting idle for more than a year. the notice wants the owners to know that the airport has the right to sell or dispoles of the planes unless they're connected in the next two weeks. >> ♪ son, the holiday season's just like football season... you got your big games... ...cheese plates, turkey, appetizers. and regular games. get it all at a great price... ...and the holiday season is won. that's my boy! fill your cart with everything you need this season, all at one place. my giant.
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>> welcome back. here are your top stories.
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crews spent much of the overnight hours battling a barn fire in berks county. the structure erupted into flames along the moselum spring road. it's unclear what started the fire or if anyone has been injured. a philadelphia fugitive is now behind bars. u.s. marshals arrested kayree reid in orange park florida yesterday. he's accused of gunning down a grocery store clerk in november. pennsylvania senators could vote as early as today on whether to start a process that could lead to kathleen kane's removal from office. a two-thirds senate majority vote is needed to remove the attorney general. >> a little fender-bender on the ramp from the schuylkill westbound to belmont avenue. hasn't made the delay a lot worse. on the boulevard we've had several accidents this morning. new one northbound at rhawn and a new one southbound at wyoming avenue. david. >> pretty cold start this morning with a lot of suburbs matt down around freezing, philadelphia in the mid 30's. 39 degrees by 9 o'clock. still chilly there. but the afternoon looks better than yesterday. we're going to get up to 55. that's a 5-degree bump over tuesday's high.
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>> head to facebook and twitter when we are not on air. we'll be back in about 25 minutes with an update from these guys. for matt pelman karen rogers dave murphy tamala edwards, i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday, everyone. >> ♪
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good morning, america. donald trump defends his plan to ban muslims from coming to america speaking directly to barbara walters about the global outcry. >> are you a bigot? >> not at all. probably the least of anybody you've ever met. >> new calls to ban trump in american cities and some countries and claims that his plan is causing threats and attacks against muslims. the childhood friend of that terror couple under suspicion this morning. why he bought those guns for the killers and what his friends say he told them weeks before the attack and the new alert this morning. the search right now for two afghan soldiers missing from an american military base in georgia. chipotle's major new outbreak is growing. 80 college students sickened. that school warns its athletes not to eat there. the fast food chain is searching for answers. the new national warning this morning about the hottest


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