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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again sara is off and here are the stories we are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30, a former philadelphia sheriff is indicted and we have details of the crime he is accused of committing and could the 6 month budget stalemate come to an end? lebron james is apologizing for crashing into a fan, that left a fan on a stretcher. but we begin with breaking news a jury reach aid verdict in the katherine knott trial, she was tried for taking part on attack on a gay couple in philadelphia. she was found not guilty on the serious charges but found guilty
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of simple assault and reckless endangerment, she claimed she never shouted slurs or hit anyone. a teenager in harrisburg is facing federal charges that he supported isis, the teenager was arrested yesterday after federal authorities say he helped the terrorist organization through social media. john rawlins following the developments and is live in harrisburg with more. >> this story broke yesterday with the release of a federal complaints, the 19-year-old was the center of all of this is charged with aiding and abetting isis as a propagandist and a recruiter. they searched the harrisburg home and it took neighbors by surprise. he is u.s. citizen lives with his parents, he is charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to a terrorist organization, in the
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complain a long list of complaints attributed to aziz. p one to obama. we are coming to america and we will sever your head in the white house. other postings suggest that aziz had an interest in heading to isis owned territory to purchase a female slave and that aziz helped others to travel to syria. in a raid at the home last month, the fbi found a backpack with high capacity magazines and ammunition and a head covering but no mention of a firearm. >> the alleged radical activity hits close to home and he attended an inner faith service at a local mosque. >> it hits close to home and i think it shows that that type of
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radicalism can happen anywhere in america, at the same time law enforcement was aware and acted well and nobody's safety was jeopardized. >> not much is known about the defendant mr. aziz or his family, many neighbors saying they didn't know anybody was living in the house across the street. live in harrisburg, john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. in other news, state officials have shut down a north philadelphia day care after the suspicious death of an infant, today a small memorial sits outside of the the sisters child care center. a 10-month-old girl was found unresponsive on wednesday and that a staff member tried to perform cpr at the hospital, the girl was pronounced dead at the hospital and we are awaiting results of an autopsy and they shut down sister's child care
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center, dhs spokesperson kate gillis says our hearts go out to the family and our thoughts are with them. a former philadelphia sheriff is indicted, john green is accused of fraud and filing fake tax returns and taking bribes, fellow prosecutors say that he conspired with davis to get personal benefits, he faced a maximum sentence of 85 years, green stepped down in 2011 after 22 years in office. firefighters are trying to determine how a fire started at a home in the olney section of the city. the flames broke out just after 3:00 at a house on the 3900 block of north 5th street, it appears that fire was coming from the back of the house and crews were able to contain the blaze in less than a half hour, it was a cold start to the day
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and you needed a jacket outside, looking at sky 6 hd showing united states ben franklin bridge right there, and chillier conditions than we are used to, "action news" meteorologist, melissa magee is live outside on the terrace and she is in for david murphy. >> hi there rick, you need a jacket at this noon hour, mostly cloudy skies and peeks of blue through the clouds and temperatures are on the cool side, currently in the city we are coming in at 44 degrees, 44 in trenton and the poconos 37 and at the coast 45 degrees and 42 out to the wst in lancaster, the wind is sustained at 7 miles per hour in allentown to as high as 16 miles per hour in lancaster, but they are coming from a north-northwesterly direction and it's starting to dry out the atmosphere and cooler air is arriving as well. current windchill numbers, 39 in philadelphia, and feeling like 28 in the poconos, 40 in trenton and 37 for both millville and
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cape may, and the current windchill coming in at 34 degrees, the call from accuweather today we reached our high early in the morning, right now temperatures are falling into the 40s as the day wears on and clouds and late day pockets of sun and breezy as well. tonight mainly clear and it's colder and we drop down to 32, more changes up ahead as we head into the rest of our weekend, future tracker 6, 34 degrees. winds gust from 30 to 35 miles per hour and that will make it feel even colder, coming up a closer look at the forecast on the way and if you like the mild air we get a break from that tomorrow because the numbers will be falling, and we'll have the details coming up when we come back inside. >> now to our election coverage
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ahead of the democratic debate, bernie sanders debate appears to be in trouble. it cuts sanders off from a crucial data base. >> reporter: good afternoon rick, the dnc says the data breach happened wednesday morning and it is still investigating, the matter could deal a major blow to the sanders came pain, the sanders campaign responding swiftly, firing an operative accused of a data breach getting passed a temporary failed fire wall to look at rival hillary clinton's confidential voter data base, a spokesperson says that behavior is unacceptable and that staffer was immediately fired. but there could be bigger consequences for sander's campaign and the dnc has temporary suspended the campaign's access to the crucial
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voter file while it investigates, one day before clinton, sanders and martin o'malley fair scoff in a debate. >> the raw data that hillary clinton's campaign is using and the sander's campaign is blaming the software vendor that caused the glitch and the staffer that was fired says he was not prying for clinton's info, quote, we did not take anything out of the system it was in and did not gain anything out of it. hillary clinton's campaign has not yet commented but no doubt she will be expected to respond on the debate stage. >> this is delicate, polls show people don't trust her but they trust bernie saners. >> tomorrow's debate is hosted by abc news and a new poll shows
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sander with a slight lead in new hampshire and clinton is gaining ground and is nearly tied there. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. once again can you see the debates here on 6 abc starting tomorrow night at 8:00. back here pennsylvania lawmakers could be making progress over the 6 month battle over the budget, the floor leader of the house plans to bring up a vote on tax increases, the main budget has to be next, they have challenged democratic governor, tom wolf, to get the revenues through the gop dominated house. more to come on "action news" at 12:30, which super model was arrested for not paying her taxes and action taken after a police officer was caught on camera punching a high school student and find out how to get an iphone 6 s for only a dollar. we have details when "action
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news" comes right back.
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a police officer in omaha, nebraska, is reis a signed after punching a student the incident happened when a security guard struggled to break up a fight between two young people and police were called in. the witness says that the officer punched the student several times and the student hit the police officer in the head at least twice. president obama will be in san bernardino, california, to meet with the families of those killed in the mass shooting earlier this month. and a friend of the shooter remains in jail this weekend, he is accused of buying the rifles that farook and malik used to kill 14 people. and he planned attacks in 20 is he and 2012 they never carried
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out. >> he can supply critical information, to fill in blanks that a time period that electronically the fbi may not be able to recover at this point. >> the president is making a stop in california on his way to hawaii for the holidays. both the fbi and u.s. marshals have joined the hunt for the texas teenager that killed four people in a drunk driving crash and got off with probation, ethen couch is famous for his spoil its defense. officials say he and his mother conspired to leave the country after his previous checkin gave them the maximum amount of time to escape. an entire school district in virginia is closed because of a homework assignment.
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a teacher issued an assignment that incorporated the islamic statement of faith. some parents felt it promoted a religious viewpoint and is flooding schools with phone calls every since, there is no specific threat against the district but administrators decided to cancel classes to err on the side of caution. an officer in nebraska went beyond the call of duty to save a driver's life, the semi was out of control and the driver was slumped over the steering wheel. that is when the trooper jumped on the moving vehicle. >> reporter: we are hearing from the first time from the heroic officer that stopped this semi tractor trailer barrelling down the highway, i knew what we had to do and we did it, running across two lanes of traffic and
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jumped on to and into the cab of the tractor trailer after the driver suffered a seizure. >> sprinting at 20 miles per hour, stopping the 10 tons of moving steel before anyone was injured. >> there are so many possibilities that could have happened. >> many have seen the dash-cam that went viral. says that sergeant faulk looks like a stunt man. like tom cruise trying to stop a plane when it takes off in mission impossible and this seen in the transporter, looking eerily similar. sergeant faulk says he did what needed to be done. >> my wife says i'm always doing crazy stuff and the driver of the truck is recovering and grateful for the officer literally jumping into action. >> amazing story. a waiter in california says he was doing the right thing when he turn nood a bag contained $32,000, the server
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waited on the gonzaless on wednesday night and when they left the mother and daughter left the money in the booth by accident. they planned to take it to the bank it was their life savings from their business, he did not want to talk about his good deed and applebee's manager is not sure he will take a reward from the company or the gonzales family. find out why you may want to do your last minute shopping today. as we look live from sky 6 hd, from center city from the temple cam, meteorologist, melissa magee, as an update from accuweather including chill quitemperatures for the weekend.
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if you still have items you want shipped for christmas you should probably do it today because several big retailers including wal-mart are offering free shipping, it's national free shipping day today and many companies are offering the perk
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to generate more sales, including target, jcpenney and nordstrom. you can buy a new phone for a dollar, they are selling the 16 gigabyte version of the iphone 6 s for the price today but customers need to sign a contract with either verizon or sprint for two years. apple expects to sell a record number of iphones this holiday season. and this weekend get out the winter coat, things are interping around as we get into next week. there is always something to look forward to. >> probably, stormtracker 6 live double scan no issues with precipitation, we are tracking the cold front moving through as we speak and that continues to exit as the northwesterly wind
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drys out the atmosphere, sky 6 hd looking at penn's landing and the delaware river, mostly cloudy skies and clouds break for late day areas of sunshine and unfortunately the temperatures will not be responding to the sun because we'll stay on the cold side, numbers north and west of town, 37 in tannersville and 44 for slatington and fleet wood this power, 44, and lower 40s for glass bro. you factor in the windchill, the winds coming in from the northwest sustained 10 to 20 miles per hour and it feels like 39 in philadelphia and the current windchill in the poconos 38 degrees and it feels like 34 in lancaster, here is satellite 6 along with action radar the cold front continues to exit,
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the one that produced a half inch to inch of rainfall, it's mostly cloudy as we speak but we are tracking a trough of low pressure over the great lakes, so areas in the great lakes later on tonight, into tomorrow, will be dealing with lake-effect snow showers, and another sign that winter is slowly approaching the region, here is the setup for us today, highs today we reached that in the middle to upper 50s and temperatures fall into the 40s and breezy and northwesterly wind 20 miles per hour. the lake-effect snow showers move on in and there are snow flurries across the poconos early tomorrow morning, the bigger story for the start of our weekend. and chilly winds gusting at 35 miles per hour, and the air temperature is saying 44, you have to factor in the windchill and dress for extra layers, 23 degrees and the current windchill number in the city, and 12 in the poconos and 20 in
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allentown and as i advance this 3:30 tomorrow afternoon it's feeling like be are only at the freezing mark, by sunday the eagles are at home at the linc take on the cardinals and not as windy by the second half of the weekend, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we are in the 40s this afternoon and it's a cooler day blustery and cooler tomorrow at 42 degrees and tuesday cloudy and milder up to 62 and 66 on wednesday if you are traveling and on thursday, cloudy and warm for christmas eve, look at that, a high of 70. we are down this week but back up next week. >> are you from california so you like these temperatures. >> feels like home. >> all right as always you can find the seven-day forecast and get a live look at storm tracker 6 live radar head to israeli super model, bar
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rafaely is arrested for evading taxes, she is expected of receiving $250,000 in celebrity perks like hotels and cars and never paying taxs on those. she was questioned for 12 hours yesterday, she is worth an estimated 20 million there's. the wife of pga champion jason day is out of the hospital after lebron james crashed into her during a basketball game last night. ely day was taken to the hospital and is recovering from concussion like symptoms when the 6'8" 250 all start launched himself into day and her husband, lebron apologized to the country. >> the royals are ready for christmas. prince william and kate middleton released the family's christmas card. prince george and little sister,
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charlotte are all smiles next to their proud parents, they are excited to spend their first christmas as a family of four.
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lets gets one last check of the forecast with meteorologist, melissa magee. >> pockets of sun later on today and the chilly breeze from the northwest and high temperatures we reach that early this morning through the majority of the day, temperatures will be in the middle and lower 40s and dress for that it gets colder and blustery as we head into the weekend. >> have a nice weekend thank you melissa, a look at stories coming up later today beginning at 4:00, including a festive edition of freebie friday. an ground breaking discovery, scientists revealed a direct
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link between chemicals in the brain and autism, what it means for treating and diagnosing the disorder and three local moms wanted to teach their toddlers the true meaning of christmas and armed their little elves with dozens of presents and sent them to the willow grove mall. coming up today at 4:00. that does it for "action news" at noon, for meteorologist, david murphy, melissa magee, and the entire "action news" team team have a nice afternoon and stay warm.
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