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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this friday, december 18. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, and breaking right now. >> a delaware state trooper comes face-to-face with an armed intruder and opens fire. >> we have new information about a deadly crash near a montgomery county college campus. >> two men are behind bars after another knife attack in center city. >> the temperatures are dropping as we speak. let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: it's a chilly start across the region right now. take a look at satellite and radar, cloud cover aplenty across the region this morning. you can see the rain off the coast, southern delaware is getting clipped with a shower. cape may might catch a bit of that in the next couple of hours. 43 in allentown. 40 in reading, 45 in wilmington,
49 in trenton. even though it's milder at the shore, everywhere there's a bit of a wind beginning to build across the region. up to 18 miles per hour in philadelphia. and today will be on the breezy side and the temperatures you're seeing in the 40s will stay there today. 8:00 a.m., 46 degrees. by noon, back up to 48 and the numbers don't go all that far for the next several hours. 3:00 p.m., we get a high of 49. by 6:00 p.m., down to 44 with the breezes starting toese -- to ease back a little bit. if you're going out on the town, you'll have to bundle up a bit. >> reporter: what a changing scene with the breaking news in plymouth meeting. this was an accident where the vehicle was facing the wrong way. i showed it to you even before the police was there. the guy was facing the wrong way. we have police and penndot on the scene. they are getting ready to pull
it out to the tow truck. there is fluid on the road. we saw a fender up ahead in the lane. they have a lot to clear out. the blue route northbound approaching the mid county tolls. at least now you can see the accident as you're heading in the area. for a while it was one guy in the lane. we have fire department activity in olney, blocking north 5th street at rockland. stick to masher to avoid any delay there. live on the boulevard this is southbound traffic moving just fine as you head toward the schuylkill expressway no problems, the roads are dry, it's clear out there. one more live look, i-95 southbound traffic approaching cottman you're doing already an easy 14 minute ride southbound from woodhaven to the vine. we know we'll jam up later, it hadn't happened just yet. >> breaking overnight, a delaware state trooper shot a man who police say was armed
investigate a home invasion. troopers were investigating last night when they arrive a man fired at them, the trooper returned fire and hit the man in the lower tore -- torso. the trooper and five other people who were inside the home were not injured. ursinus college in montgomery county said a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a crash near the campus was a student. the striking vehicle remained at the scene. ursinus college said in a tweet overnight we're sadden to report the fatal accident that involved an ursinus student, more details to come. >> fire crews battled a house fire in olney section of philadelphia. the blaze broke out on on north 5th street. nobody was hurt.
crews were able to contain the fire in less than a half-hour. also new, philadelphia police have two men in custody in connection with the stabbing in center city. it happened under the convention center overpass near 13th and arch after 10:30. police say when they arrived they saw three men on the ground in the middle of the street. >> a witness told police plighter to our arrival she saw the two perpetrators on top of the 44-year-old victim. she said both of them were stabbing the victim numerous times. >> the victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition. police recovered a knife at the scene. they are also checking nearby surveillance cameras. >> another silicon valley company is joining the trend of offering more leave for moo mother -- more mothers county dads. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: happy friday, matt,
pay pal will offer expectant mothers and fathers 8 weeks of paid leave and mothers can take 8 weeks of bonding leave taken all at once or in increments. stocks tumbled as oil fell to its lowest level in 7 years. futures are pointing to a lower open. no major economic reports are scheduled for today. star wars just opened. it is shattering records. stars wars sold more tickets online than any movie in van adango's history. star wars is expected to shatter more records this weekend as forecasters say it could sell $200 million in tickets. i will say this, the force is strong with you my friend. >> thank you.
are you going to see it, maribel? >> absolutely. >> so am i. >> the movie the force awakens, after months ever secrecy and anticipation. the action cam is live in king of prussia, the theater had the most showings overnights. the next showing 6:20. the most anticipated film of the year drew massive crowds. "action news" spoke to fans, most of them, not all of them enjoyed the movie. to me it's getting the band back together it's kind of like seeing the rolling stones or if we ever got the beatles together it's that kind of moment. >> it didn't fit the bill. >> reporter: what do you mean? >> it seemed like they did it overnight. >> overnight?
let's put this together. everyone has their opinion. it is already breaking record. disney said it pulled in $14 million from its first screening back on wednesday. if you're heading out to see star wars, join the action send in your photos of the lines and the costumes and the fun going on at the theaters e-mail us at 6abc.com. >> it's so anticipated to hear all the different opinions. >> reporter: there will be some people who will be like, well, i'm looking forward to it, beyond when i'm going to see sometime in the next week, i hope. storm tracker 6 live double scan right now we are mainly dry down to the south in southern delaware, a couple of showers coming into the radar view. in cape may county along the coast you might catch rain over the neck couple of hours, everybody else is dry. as we look outside, we have cloudy skies, that includes over the airport.
it's starting to get breezy out there, too. temperatures are dipping into the 40s in most spots. bundle up if you're heading out early on a friday. 49 degrees in philadelphia. we were up to 53 couple of hours ago when he went -- when we went on the air. it is breezy and chilly as you step outside. we have cloud cover around there's the rain skirting the coast. there will be lighter cloud cover and holes in the clouds as we go through the day. we expect a cloudy start are but sunshine coming back later on. lehigh valley, clouds and sun, breezy, 46 degrees in the afternoon. that will be about as high as you get. down shore, clouds and sun, breezy conditions there, as well. in philadelphia, in the afternoon 49 is the high. 50s are the official number, but the afternoon expect to stay in the 40s. numbers not going very far
today. 46 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 47 by 11:00 a.m. 49 at 3:00 p.m., back to 47 at 5:00 p.m. if you're heading out on the town, 47 degrees by 5:00 p.m. 434 by 7:00 p.m. you want to bundle up a little bit, by 9:00 p.m. you're in the upper 30s. it's coat weather. it stays coat weather tomorrow, we start in the morning on saturday with the low around the freezing mark. some suburbs in the 20s, we'll get up to 44. consider it it will be blustery and chilly with winds up to 35 miles per hour. definitely a winter feel under the sun. 49 is the high, cooler. blustery and colder tomorrow, 44. feeling cooler than that.
sunday, 46 degrees, the eagles play at night at home bundle you mean for that, because we may be in the upper 30s before the end of the game. monday, wintertime arriving before midnight. 56 is the milder high. touch of rain possible late in the day or at night. tuesday, clouds and sun, 62 degrees the high there. again, a late day or evening shower can't be ruled out on tuesday. wednesday, a record tieing high of 66 with a shower around. thursday, christmas eve, clouds and sun, shower possible. record breaking high of 70. christmas day looks dry in the mid 60s. popsicles for santa claus. >> or lemonade. >> terror take down, we're learning more about prior plots that investigators say one of the san bernadino mass killer and his neighbor failed to carry out. >> a driver checks out the
holiday decorations, but it's not the lights we're looking at. >> reporter: we have problems an accident with a vehicle facing the wrong way and an accident that brought down a pole. >> you can buy a new iphone for one dollar today, you have to do something else. it's called a catch next in tech bytes.
>> 6:14, it's early, but guess what, it is friday, the weekend is upon us, that's the ben franklin bridge you're looking at. the temperature there is 48 degrees, it keeps going down, down, down. it will be a little cooler this weekend more winter like. >> it's only three more days until monday. >> thank you so much for that, matt. >> reporter: why are we counting down to monday? we have to get threw your friday before you get to your monday. we have an accident in delran township burlington county, 130 northbound, it's a busy area broaching creek road. we have an does he want blocking a downed pole. blocking the right lane and the center lane. expect delays on 130 northbound.
stick to river road to avoid 130 in this area. let's go to the big picture see what's happening, speeds not too bad. 50s on the blue route. i-95 30 miles per hour southbound near cottman. 30 miles per hour southbound near girard. north 35th street is blocked because of the fire activity. stick to masher. let's go back outside live and check on the accident scene. they flipped the camera the other way, plymouth meeting, the blue route northbound single-vehicle accident facing the wrong way. they were able to clear it out. police and penndot tow truck on the scene. they cleared that out there, things are moving better. satellite and radar showing we're dry if not cloudy through the area. we can see the showers that are starting to clip delaware and perhaps cape may. it's off the coast. we're staying dry, it will be cooler, 49 degrees currently our
normal high is 44. we're well above that. it's not cold, just cooler. today's high in the afternoon will be 49. temperatures pretty much holding matt. >> new on "action news," crfer video shows a -- cell phone video shows a security guard in omaha, number struggling to break up two students. a police officer arrived to help. the police officer 3u6r7b8gdz -- punched the student several times to subdue him. the student returned the blows. the police officer has been reassigned pending investigation of the fight. trooper eli mccarson lost control of his car and hit a utility pole it happened in quintin township, salem county. the trooper was responding to a domestic vial and call when he crashed. the cause is under investigation. residents say a sharp curve near
the crash scene has been the site of numerous accidents. syed farook neighbor who is facing terrorism relaced charges is scheduled to be back in court next week. marquez bought the new assault rifles used to kill 14 people and two dozen hurt. this was not marquez's first connection with farook. they plotted to launch attacks at a community college and busy freeway at rush hour. they never carried out the plans. fbi remove materials from a 19-year-old. he was charged with providing support to terrorists. police say azeze used twitter to support isis and they found a backpack with amunition.
>> will labron james takes a e 0 into a seat injuring a famous spouse. >> reporter: we're dipping into the 40s, the breezes are kicking up. i'll get you to the airport in case you're traveling. >> reporter: in tech bytes, an iphone for a dollar at best buy, but you have to sign up for verizon or sprint to get this price. they will throw in a 200-dollar gift card for trade ins. there's a new way to search for your favorite movies on netflix. you can use voice commands to look for a specific tv show. it's part of the app upgrade for windows pcs and tablets. german manufacturer put led
>> reporter: welcome back we've got lots of construction that will go on in chester county. it's going to give you headaches. i want to warn you about it. exton, chester county 202 past the bypass. no problems right now. 8:00 p.m. saturday to 10:00 p.m. sunday they will shift traffic one lane will be open and doing traffic stoppages on 202 from 15 minutes at a time. they will close the ramps 202 northbound to 30 eastbound. lots of restrictions 8:00 p.m. saturday to 10:00 a.m. sunday 202 northbound. >> reporter: on the big board we
are chilly, dipping into the 40s in knows neighborhoods. 46 by 9:00 a.m. 48 by noon. notice how the numbers are not going very far. afternoon high will be 49. the daily high will be in the mid 50s, that was back in the rear view mirror after midnight. sun increases, but the wind will be a factor, so it will be chilly out there with winds blowing ten to 20 miles per hour. at the airport, no major delays, all green aircraft and no sign of rain from philadelphia, chicago and down to or handle doe. >> in -- orlando. in "healthcheck," people with gum disease are likely to die from heart disease. it's believed to play a role in the marrowing of arteries. people with the fewest teeth are less active and likely to have diabetes and high pressure.
the sixers host the the knicks tonight. >> reporter: flyers had a 2-0 win. they won seven of ten overall. >> there's new information about a deadly crash on a montgomery county campus. annie mccormick is at you are ursinus college talking to students. >> reporter: ursinus college confirms one of their own students was hit and killed while crossing a busy roadway on the campus, details coming up. ♪
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many as three children riding on top of the minnie vanna houston suburb. police are finding this a hard one to pursue because there's just a video and lack of of any other information. >> 6:27 developing overnight. college students reaction to a deadly crash on campus. >> the vatican announces the pope's plans to canonize a new saint the world knows very well.
see the flick say it's great. good morning, everyone, tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, and here we have david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: all right, guys, may the force be with us. there's a chill with us and some wind. take a look at satellite and radar, there's rain that is mainly off the coast of cape may county. you might get clipped a little bit, rehoboth beach is getting rain. we see clouds out to the west we'll wind up with sun returning. 49 degrees in philadelphia. 43 in allentown. 40 in reading, holding on to the low 50s at the coast. those numbers will continue to drop over the next several hours and not come back all that far. the other thing about this morning, temperatures in the 40s and a wind 18 miles per hour in philadelphia. we'll see ten to 20 miles per hour wind throughout the day.
tgif on your storm tracker 6 live app, we'll keep falling, 46 degrees, by 3:00 p.m., 49 that's the high. we'll see sunshine later than what we're seeing now. the evening call looks on the cool side in case you're heading out to star wars or some other plans tonight. karen we'll check that out, as well as weekend coming up. >> reporter: we have an accident that brought down a pole and wires here. it's all blocking the right and center lane on 130 northbound approaching creek road delran burlington county. expect delays two lanes blocked with emergency works. whenever you have a downed pole it takes longer to fix that. use bridge borough road instead of 130 northbound instead one of the main arteries in burlington county. if you're coming in from turnersville or deptford, you're not seeing a delays. a little 0 building volume on creek road. i-95 near allegheny heading
toward center city. heavy from cottman to alagain and girard. -- allegheny, and girard. 21 minute ride on woodhaven to the vine. we're seeing slow traffic exiting off the schuylkill expressway and 30th street. watch for that as you head out. >> we're following a developing story in montgomery county. a crash killed a pedestrian near ursinus college. overnight the school confirmed the victim was a student. annie mccormick is live on the campus in collegeville, annie. >> reporter: and matt, this happened on busy main street behind me, which during the rush peak has a lot of cars going through the middle of the you are ursinus campus, ursinus college did say it was one of their students that was hit and killed. take a look at the video, the accident happened on main street near 6th avenue. the student was struck and killed after being hit by a
vehicle. police say the pedestrian was pronounced at the scene. the driver and witnesses did cooperate with police, we're waiting on information from police, like the speed that the driver was traveling and if they could face any charges. they have not given us any details at this time. you are sinus college put out a tweet late last night saying we are sadden to report the fatal accident involving a ursinus student, more details are to come. we talked to students many found out as they were taking their finals. >> i was actually in a test and everyone like we heard all the alarms going off and all, and we couldn't -- and we got out and we heard that someone was hit and killed. it circulated everywhere, we didn't know who it was, everyone was happy going home and now it's really sad. >> reporter: everybody was happy because it was about to be
everyone leaving for the holiday break. saturday is when the semester ends here, there's a lot of students that left for their christmas breaks. official finals end on saturday, there are a handsful of students that remain here to take their final. they go home knowing they have lost one of their own. reporting live from collegeville. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> a basement fire forced out a family in south jersey. the flames started around midnight on the 1400 block of north chesapeake road in camden. red cross is helping the residents. nobody was hurt. philadelphia police are investigating the death of a woman found inside an abandoned home. her body was discovered on the 2200 block of north chadwick street yesterday. detective's have not identified the woman or released a manner of death. happening today, a hearing is scheduled for a former death
row inmate over his medical care. abu-jamal's lawyer said he was denied proper medical care in prison. the issue stems from a medical dispute and not any difference toward his well-being. he has spent 30 years on death row in the 1981 slaying of a philadelphia police officer. the sentence was overturned. he is serving a life sentence at a state prison in schuylkill county. >> star wars is playing in theaters nationwide. imax, 3d, 2d, you name a screen and time there's a showing for you. tickets are available because the movie is practically playing around the clock. here are what some of the fans at the premier had to say. >> it's all the hype that you thought it would be. some it is bigger and some of it is better. it brings back the skywalker
family. >> it was a great movie. it was a great time at the movie theater. >> like a local version of siscol and ebert. e-mail us at join the action at 6abc.com. >> they were much kinder, though. >> reporter: they could be biting when they had to. most people seemed to like this we'll see. storm tracker 6 live double scan looking at dry conditions across the region. as i go in tighter to south jersey, there's light rain not heavy stuff. a bit of a sprinkle down in cape may and louis, delaware. it is trending off the coast. for the next hour or hour and a half you have the light stuff coming through.
as we look outside, we have cloudy skies and there's temple university sky6 live hd looking south along broad street to center city and city hall. it's chilly out there this morning. 49 degrees in philadelphia. down from the 50s a couple of hours ago. winds out of the northwest at 18 miles per hour which is adding to the chilly feel of things thunderstorm. the numbers will keep dropping over the next couple of hours before they start to turn around. they will not turn around that much today it will stay cool. we have cloud cover down the shore. we have lighter cloud cover out to the west along the frontal mountains there. we continue for the holes to break up in the clouds and we expect an increase in sunshine as we go through the day. 46 uncled the clouds by 8:00. 47 by 11:00. 49 is the high in the afternoon. the official high in the 50s will be behind us around
midnight. only in the 40s this afternoon. it's going to be windy, so a chilly day as we roll through the day. 48 in trenton, 48 in wilmington. a couple of spots closer to the shore, might get to 50s. most of us are bouncing back up to the 40s. if you're heading out it will continue to stay on the cool side. 47 degrees by 5:00 p.m. 9:00 we could be in the 30s in philadelphia. some of the suburbs cooler. 37 by 11:00. if you're heading out the winds will be a factor. they die down a bit during the evening, but it's an evening to bundle up a bit. same story tomorrow, 44 on saturday, but we're starting out at freezing or the 20s in a lot of suburbs at dawn. 35-mile an hour blustery wind it will feel like the 30s even at the best of times tomorrow. a winter feel of things, so the winter coats i would use them tonight and tomorrow. 49 is the high, blustery and
told tomorrow, 44 feeling cooler than that. 46 on sunday, bundle up for the eagles game it could be in the upper 30s by the end of the contest. cloudy on monday, milder, 56. winter arrives before midnight monday night. first full day of winter is tuesday, and natural we're going to be up in the 60s, 62 degrees with an afternoon shower. wednesday, 66. that will tie the record if we hit it. another shower possible. christmas eve smashing the old record, 70 is what we're going for. mostly cloudy and warm, a spotty shower on christmas eve. christmas day dry, mid 60s. mild. >> poor frosty. although he was never built. thanks david. 6:39 a homework problem with no simple solution, a school district in the south cancels
classes all because of a calligraphy lesson. >> a clerk symptoms a robber by tossing his shoe. >> reporter: we have a disabled vehicle, look how jammed you are with the traffic. i'll talk about where this is and the back up coming up. >> there will be a new saint in the roman catholic church, breaking news from the vatican next.
the temperature will be closer to freezing, although not at the freezing mark, at least not today, there is ice there. >> i get you. >> okay. all right, karen, looks like there's a mess over there, as there is here. >> reporter: i'll clean up the mess for you in just a second. looking at 422, one poor guy is getting stuck, we're looking at it live, 422 eastbound approaching 23. a disabled vehicle out there in the right lane, you can see how slowly everybody is realizing it and getting into the left lane. 422 jammed from oaks to 23 where the disabled vehicle is blocking the right lane. watch for that as you pull up. we have penndot on the scene at least trying to warn people as they were coming upon it and having to get to the left here. the big picture, the fire activity we've been talking about in olney is cleared.
north 5th street is reopened. traffic is moving better. the schuylkill expressway 18 miles per hour pretty slow westbound from the boulevard to past bell month. eastbound you've got about 28 miles per hour at girard. i-95 22 miles per hour at cottman. 25 miles per hour at girard southbound. kind of the usual slow go there. the other big accident in burlington county delran township 130 northbound approaching creek road, the accident took down a pole and wires, we have crews blocking the right lane. expect delays 130 northbound in new jersey. stick to river road to avoid two lanes being blocked. it's a big deal on 130. we're dry in philadelphia. you can see the showers in delaware clipping parts of south jersey. watch for that, the rest of the us are dry with lots of clouds. 49 degrees in philadelphia. we'll hold around that high in the afternoon, erin. >> thank you. breaking overnight, the vatican confirmed pope francis
has paved the way for mother teresa to become a saint. the pontiff recognized the second miracle aattributed to the beloved nun. her canonization will happen in september. shoafs -- she was celebrated for her work with the poor in cal calcutta. upstate new york screens -- convenience owner used his shoe to keep away a would-be robber. he hit him in the face, he rushed the gunman and forced him out of the store. suffering a scraped nose and experienced chest pain, but he was not hurt. >> an entire school district in virginia is closed because of an assignment that incorporated the islamic statement of faith. a teacher at the high school
used it calligraphy, some thought it promoted a religious viewpoint. administrators decided to cancel classes to err on the side of caution. a man hated for jacking up the price of a life saving drug was free on $500,000 bail. he was arrested on fraud charges. he used a company he founded as a personal bank to pay back money he lost in bad trades. >> martin shkreli ran his company as a ponzi scheme where he used it subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors to pay off perceives investors.
he raise the price of a cancer drug from 13.50 to $750. >> a server opens up a bag of $32,000. we'll tell you what he did with it. >> reporter: the right thing i'll bet. we have heavy coats on the kids, it's getting chillier in the next couple of hours. i'll get you through your day with the day planner forecast and he let you know where the temperatures are going that's coming up.
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hey, dan, what's going on. >> reporter: we have details overnight of the arrest of the san bernadino neighbor marquez. brian ross has the latest on that. trouble for the bernie sanders campaign. a top staffer fired after hacking into hillary clinton's campaign and improperly accessing data. the big candidates gear up for debate that will air on 6abc. finally the wait is over, fans flocking to movie theaters overnight to see star wars the force awakens, tj holmes is at a theater nearby after fans see the highly anticipated 7th installmentment we'll see you soon. >> thanks, dan, see you in a
little bit. >> reporter: we had a jamup on 422. on 422. eastbound jammed from past oaks to 23. with the disabled vehicle near 23 blocking the right lane. it's a 12 minute ride from oaks to 202, five minute delay, that will grow quickly. we have an accident reported in amber, welsh road bethlehem pike. other than that we haven't had a lot of accidents this morning. >> reporter: it's chilly, get the heater going in the car. 41 in pottstown, coatsville in the upper 30s. 46 in center city. 46 in cinnaminson and glassboro. milder down the shore and 40s up and down the state of delaware. if you're returning errands, 46 degrees and cloudy by 9:00. 48 by noon, we'll not see the numbers bounce back very high. the afternoon high will be 49. daily high in the 50s behind us
after midnight. there's wind blowing out there, sun returning gradually as the day goes on, but it will be chilly, you want to bundle up a bit. >> this story will get you in the holiday spirit. a california server said he was doing the right thing when he turned in a bag of $32,000. he waited on the mother and daughter at apple night. it was savings from their family. they planned to take it to the bank. the server found the money and turned it into the police. apple bees are not sure they will take any reward from the company or the gonzalez family. top stories at 6:55, a
delaware state trooper shot a man who police say was armed while investigating a home invasion in newark overnight. that had an is in serious condition. police arrested a second person and searching for a third person who fled the scene. ursinus college confirmed that a student was killed in a pedestrian crash on campus at main street in collegeville last night. police have two men in custody
in connection with the stabbing in have it. it happened near 13th and arch streets last night. the victim is in critical condition. let's check the jam on 422. you can see that penndot pulled up here, as well. they pulled the disabled vehicle off to the sighted to allow traffic to get by 422 eastbound approaching 23. already jammed from oaks to 23 kind of a slower go this morning on 422. the big accident this morning is burlington county, two lanes blocked 130 northbound. >> reporter: showers clipping south jersey and delaware for another hour, hour noof -- and a half maybe. it's going to be windy and chilly high of 49. bundle up. >> erin it's been a pleasure having you. >> happy holidays everyone. >> clearly we are in the holiday spirit, nobody told me
good morning, america. stunning new details about plots planned by that san bernardino terrorist. his friend under arrest telling authorities they wanted to use pipe bombs and guns to trap and kill motorists on a california freeway during rush hour. how they planned to gun down students in a college cafeteria. a major breach of hillary clinton's campaign. a top staffer for bernie sanders fired for accessing clinton's private files. the dnc taking action as the rivals gear up for tomorrow night's big debate. courtside crash. lebron james slams into a fan. the 250-pound superstar collides with the wife of another star athlete taken out of the arena on a stretcher. her condition this morning and what lebron is saying about it. ♪ and the force finally arrives, "star wars" storming into theaters overnight. >> it was