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>> good morning, here's what's happening on this thursday, december 31. >> philadelphia police are reviewing evidence where a man was riding a bicker and gunned down -- bike and gunned down overnight. >> bill cosby faces fell charge amid a growing sexual scandal. many countries are scaling back their new year's celebrations. >> good morning, happy new year's eve. let's head over to karen rogers for accuweather and matt pellman
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has traffic. >> reporter: we'll have to countdown to 1 noon. it will be hard to stay awake tonight. let's look at the visibility reports. we're starting with fog in parts of the region. 10 miles at philadelphia international no problem here. half a mile in allentown. one mile in reading. in lancaster it was down to less than a mile. fog in the northwest parts of the community. we'll watch that and see how it develops. we anticipate it dissipating pretty early unlike yesterday where we were stuck with the low clouds. satellite and radar, the rain moved through. yes we have clouds and fog left over, however we'll see sunshine returning today. 50 degrees for the current temperature, 45 in allentown. 51 in millville. we're on the mild side this morning. here's what to expect as the day progresses. the high is around 50. we're starting with that as the temperature, we expect that to
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hold about that, clouds lead to sunshine, not full bright sunshine, but sunshine nonetheless. we have full sunshine coming your away and below average temperatures. do you remember what that is like, matt pellman? >> reporter: i'll take full sunshine. we have tacony-palmyra bridge opening for the northbound ship. opening at the burlington bristol bridge before 5:00 a.m. overnight no construction as i promised. no construction along the vine street expressway. crews don't return until early next week after the holiday and when we are in 2016. i-95 the schuylkill expressway and the boulevard. looking good. exrect -- expect restrictions
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along 16th and as the go to ready for the mummers parade. 2015 was a year when we got more lanes along 202. we'll be talking about the things that happened on the roads throughout this year of 2015 on this new year's eve morning. >> this new this morning, a man riding a mountain bike was gunned down in north philadelphia at 25th and west clear field street. the 21-year-old man was shot multiple times and pronounced at the hospital. the shooter was last seen driving away in a burgundy minivan. >> comedian bill cosby is free on $1 million bail this morning. 78-year-old appeared in district court in elkins park to face charges that he drugged and assaulted a former temple university employee at his
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cheltenham home 12 years ago. >> he urged her to take pills that he provided to her and drink wine. >> prosecutors say she was too impaired to consent to the sexual activity. the first criminal case against the comedian who faces dozens of similar allegations. the judge ordered cosby to surrender his passport and refrain from contacting the victim as conditions the million dollar bail. now the civil case between cosby and constanwas settled years ago. the critical question the judge has to determine is whether to allow in prior alleged bad acts or would it be seen as
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prejudicial. >> that case was not a good case, bruce caster did not prosecutor because he didn't feel he could get a conviction. >> under the law the case has been proved beyond a reasonable doubt. our coverage continues throughout the morning and our website includes the latest developments and the history reporting on the sexual assault relation allegations. >> chip kelly is talking about being fired before the season was over, he apologized to jeffrey lori. he added i deeply regret we did not bring the city and it's fans the championship they deserved.
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i was blessed to work with a gifted and hard working coaching staff and i hope they will succeed where they go. finally my players mean the world to me. many countries are scaling back from their new year's celebrations. in belgium, they canceled the fireworks display after foiling a holiday terror plot. 100,000 people came out to the celebration. this year the officials say they don't have the resources to check everyone in such a charge crowd. philadelphia is preparing for the new year's celebration. the big will bring everybody to the delaware waterfront. katherine scott is live where revelers will be ringing in the new year twice today. >> reporter: it is quiet now, but that will change later on, 2016 coming to philly with a
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bang, of course, we'll be welcoming it in with lots of philly flare. 2016 will be welcomed with a bang with fireworks exploding over the delaware. two shows one at 6:00 p.m., the other at midnight, each synchronized to a different sound track. after the fireworks are over the new year's celebration continue tomorrow with the mummers. they are squeezing in all the practice they can and putting the finishing touches on their costumes. they can expect the fun, the glitter and the glamour. yesterday afternoon the review stands went up, where judges sit when the fancy before brigades y at 15th and jfk. there will be old favorites in the parade tomorrow, new additions and the weather looks great. it will be in the 40s, we'll get
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sunshine for new year's day. i'll chalk that up in the win category. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> now, if you're staying indoors on this new year's eve. turn to 6abc for the new year's tradition for celebration and cheer. dick clack's rockin' eve staring ryan seacrest is tonight only 6abc. >> heavy turbulence injuries 21 people on the flight from canada. hear from the passengers next. >> reporter: we have a high of 50 degrees which is above average, we'll see the sunshine returning. details in the seven-day forecast coming up.
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>> an air canada flight heading from shanghai to toronto was diverted to calgary after heavy turbulence. 21 passengers including three children were injured. >> the flight was just going down and everything really scary. >> it was a little scary, i'll be honest all the crew were very prorgsal. they handled themselves very well. everyone stayed calm. >> the people injured were
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hospitalized in stable condition with life nonlife threatening bn neck injuries. >> a lot of people will be out in the backyard banging pots and pants. >> reporter: let's look outside, i'm going to tell you how to dress, let's start with the morning hours, we're dry through the region, i said dry, after ten days of dreary weather we're dry. let's go outside right now and see what it looks like, sky6 live hd looking live at philadelphia international. we don't have any fog there, however, in other areas north and west of the city we are dealing with fog once again this morning. 50 degrees, the current temperature, the dewpoint 47. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. the winds out of the northwest at 5, the barometer is rising.
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the visibility report, down to half mile in allentown. 2.5 in reading, 3 miles in lancaster. satellite and radar, the rain has moved out of here are we're dealing with a lot of the cloud cover left over. we'll see sunshine returning. as you look to the west, you can see it looks a little gray, but those are high, thin clouds, we'll see sunshine filtering in through them. it will get better as the afternoon progresses. 8:00 a.m., lots of clouds and 48. 11:00 a.m., cloudy and 50. 2:00 p.m., peeks of sunshine holding at 50 degrees. 5:00 p.m., partly cloudy skies and 47 degrees, when you are ringing in the new year and banging the pots and pans, it will be cloudy and seasonable. we'll have a windchill in the mid 30s. 6:00 p.m., 45 degrees, midnight, 40 degrees not feeling bad at all. we're dry for new year's eve. mummers parade, chilly, breezy,
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sunshine, 10:00 p.m., 39 degrees. 2:00 p.m., 44. 6:00 p.m., 39 degrees. all in all, a good forecast. not the spring-like weather we've had as of late, but a good forecast nonetheless. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we're starting with lots of clouds on this new year's eve. we'll end with sunshine. we have not seen the sun in over a week. it will be returning 50 degrees. as you look at the seven-day forecast, you see a switch from the days we were looking at dreary days everyday, we're talking sunshine and dry conditions. tomorrow, new year's day, partly sunny skies, 46 degrees is the high. saturday, 43. it's above the average high, it will feel cool to us, but lots of sunshine. sunday, mostly sunny skies, 43 degrees. monday, high of 37. i want you to see the overnight low, 24 degrees.
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on the bus stop tuesday morning, it will be well below freezing even in the city, very cold. 38 degrees for the high, below average monday and tuesday, wednesday, turning milder. 46 degrees for the high sunshine. there's a shift in the weather pattern we're talking about lots of sunshine, dry conditions, but we're not just getting back closer to average for a couple of days we're dipping below average, you'll feel the gingers. >> you can get the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time the so-called "affluenza" teen is being moved to mexico city staying there for 3 days while the judge rules on his deportation appeal. his mother who was arrested in mexico is back in the united states. the 18-year-old couch fled with his mother. he used his affluent upbringing
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as a defense in the fatal drunk driving accident in texas. three men walked into the gap store along the 1900 block of chestnut street in center city the day after christmas. they attempted to place several items of clothing inside their bags when confronted by security one of the men threatened to stab the employee, all three took off without any merchandise. if you raise the men contact philadelphia police. time for a first look at business at the big board, icon made a billion dollar cash offer for pep boys. it was started here in 1921 by four navy buddies, it grew. >> icon beat out bridge stone. pep boys has great growth
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potential, but it's not clear what it will mean for local employees and the philadelphia headquarters. stocks were lower yesterday, futures are higher for this this morning. kerby's in medford opened in 1875. it sold farm supplies for 6 generations. they say fewer farms and competition from big-box stores and mild winters signaled the end. >> a man opened fire in a philadelphia neighborhood hitting a girl who was walking home from store. >> jeans and a ring that arrives with bit of a surprise when "action news" comes right back.
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>> reporter: well should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? if you were out yesterday, you were seeing lots of fog. overall the weather situation is looking better for thursday new
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year as morning ride 309 no problems as you work your way through the intersection. there's an accidents at linfield trap road at the wawa. speeds look good on the schuylkill expressway and i-95. the vine stress -- vine street expressway is open overnight. watch out for row instructions -- restrictions as we get ready for the mummers parade. burlington bristol bridge is going up in 20 minutes. head to the turnpike connector bridge. in south jersey, a couple of work zones. in magazine knoll will a working -- magnoliaound route 30.
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they are working. a man in his 20s was shot at 7:50 on the unit block of north red field street. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. another homicide 11 blocks away on red field street. the city has recorded 276 homicide this year, 28 more than last year. three people are recovering from being shot in middletown, delaware. this gunfire erupted on the 300 block of elizabeth street at 8:00 p.m. three victims were rushed to christianity in a hospital no arrests on arrest or motive. this video shows the man responsible for shooting an 11-year-old girl walking home from the hunting park section of philadelphia. she was walking home on december 14 when she heard gunshots one bullet hit her in the foot.
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another bullet struck a car along luzerne street. that driver ducked and was not hurt. a vigil will be held in camden for those who lost their lives. each victim's name is written on a card accompanied by a lit candle. >> time, 4:53. new this morning, investigators are looking for a second man who broke into a home with children overnight. they found the first robber in the hospital. details at 5:00 a.m. >> police are increasing patrols to cut down on drunk driving over new year's eve. even uber has a plan to help up next on "action news." welcome back taking a live
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look out across penns landing to the river rink. look there goes the "action news" van him. we can see it right now. 4:56 and 50 degrees. >> city council in dover, delaware has canceled tonight's celebration with teens giving them a chance to celebrate, buts were not met and the event had to be canceled.
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driving service uber is setting up kiosks near the mummers parade route in center city on new year's day. if you have a blood alcohol level that is too high they will get you home safely. >> temple university researchers showed a study that cities that have uber have reduced leaves of drunk driving deaths. >> make sure your new year's is happy and safe and doesn't end in a crash or arrest. a husband and wife ordered jeans and he put his hands in the pocket and pull out a wedding ring. they were shipped from neiman marcus to their home. they are working to locate the ring's owner who is somewhere
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frantically looking for their wedding ring. walking around without a ring on their finger. >> in the next half-hour of "action news." berks county motorist is on the look out for a gun toting driver with road rage. the florida family's christmas eve they said they will never forget. that story when "action news" comes right back.
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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, december 31, new year's eve we're working on several stories. >> a family is terrorized during the home invasion, the man who helped carry out the crime ends up sending himself to the hospital. >> a cultural icon and favorite local son has experienced a below. >> we have much-needed sunshine. happy new year's to the people on the isle of


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