tv Action News Weekend 9AM ABC January 2, 2016 9:00am-10:01am EST
break out the winter wear, because the cold is pretty much already here. let's get to the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. meteorologist chris sowers, aren't you glad you're inside right now? >> reporter: i am with the winds blowing and the windchills, i'm happy i'm inside. looking live over the ben franklin bridge this is the first time in 16 days we'll see a day featuring wall-to-wall blue skies from start to finish. it's been a long stretch of gloomy weather, lots of rain and drizzle and miserable conditions. today starts a new year, new trend where we see cold air filtering in, but a lot of sunshine. we'll take that. 34 in reading, wilmington, 33. philadelphia, 35. millville, 33. allentown, 33. you factor in the winds feels like 25 in the lehigh valley. 29 for trenton for millville and philadelphia and 33 in cape may. satellite and radar, the arctic
front is sitting right here across southeastern canada above the u.s./canadian border. during the course of the weekend it will drift to the south, it gets in here late sunday night into tomorrow morning. temperatures will be chilly, down right cold and frigid. mostly sunny and breezy this afternoon. 42 degrees is the forecasted high with the winds it's going to feel like the low to mid 30s just about all day long. cold start to january. the sun will dominate the pattern. you'll see that in just a few minutes, it turns bitter next week. i'll have the details in just about ten minutes or so. >> now to allentown where the search for a missing autistic boy continues. police are expected to hold a press briefing. new video shows police searching the home for jayliel vega. he disappeared christmas eve with no coat, no shoes or socks,
they have surveillance video of the boy walking into the woods. a dive team is joining the search this morning. "action news" reporter, christy alletto spoke with the family. >> reporter: allentown police called in air support and more resources on the ground for the last locations of the missing jayliel vega. >> he is very adventurous, he could go very far. >> reporter: does that worry you? >> i don't know what's getting into, where's staying at. >> reporter: she said he bolted from the family new year's eve 1:30, wearing minimal clothes and carrying an ipad they believe no longer has a charge. as time continues to tick away, what's the fear for you. >> if he starts dieing slowly because of the coldness. >> cold weather is the most
serious challenge at this point in time. >> reporter: k-9 units combed passion and -- parks and rivers for crews and asked citizens to stay out of the wooded areas so they could pick up a possible scent. >> it it's 24 hours. >> reporter: it's that reality that's a concern for family members. >> i hope you finds something warm, a cover probably, something to get his own warmth for his body heat. >> a 22-year-old man is shot multiple times after his car runs out of gas. it is not the first time he's been targeted. the shooting happened at 10th and olney in the olney section. the victim ran out of gas when someone came up and opened fire. he was hit three times including in the face. police say he had been shot just a few months ago. >> we're getting information
from detectives that this 22-year-old shooting victim was shot in the chest about 6 months ago and he obviously survived that gunshot from 6 months ago and here he is 6 months later shot again. >> the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. another person in the car was not hurt and is being questioned. >> philadelphia police are investigating after a stray bullet hit a home on the 500 morocco of glenview street in lawndale. someone fired and hit the be second floor of the home. nobody was hurt. one person was inside the home at the time. a picture captures the heroic moments firefighters lord a grandmother from the second floor. she can't walk, they raced in to
get her. flames enguferred the second floor -- engulfed the second floor, some jump from the second floor, others managed to get to the ladder. they are hospitalized for burns and broken bones. a mother got her mother out of the home. this was the scene early yesterday morning in west orange, it took firefighters about three hours to bring the fire under control. the church was originally build in 1827 and housed an episcopal congregation for years. it was sold last year to another religious organization. on a lighter note, the annual mummers parade is in the history books. thousands of people watched the musical sequence-filled journey down broad street. the mummers work all yearlong for the few hours in the
limelight. last night the fancy brigades dazzled the crowds at the pennsylvania convention center. it's another event highly choreographed and hitech wizardry. golden crown was awarded the top prize and shooting star was second. as for the string band south philadelphia strummed their way to the top. ferko took second place, fra governmenter -- fralinger came in third. a toll hike goes into effect on the pennsylvania turnpike. they expect to impose annual
fare increases 3 to 6% until 2044. philadelphia mayor michael nutter is saying farewell this weekend. he tweeted out this picture of his empty office. he thanked the city for allowing him to serve as mayor for his hometown. he wished everyone a happy new year. he hands over the reigns to jim kenny on monday. "action news" will have live coverage of the mayoral inauguration, 6abc will be streaming the entire event as the happens. the powerball jackpot stands at $334 million. a 1 million-dollar ticket was sold in northeast philadelphia. a spokesman said the prize has not been this big since march 2013. the odds of striking it rich are one in 292 million. these much more to come on
"action news" saturday morning. looking to save on your next cell phone bill? many companies are offering hot new deals just in time for the new year. plus, the philadelphia auto show is almost here and so is one of the city's biggest parties, we have a preview coming up. >> reporter: coming up in weather, funk it is cold out there right now. get aload of the windchills by tuesday morning. i'll let you know how long the icy cold weather sticks around in the seven-day forecast when we come right back. what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever?
have impeccable timing. the little girl arrived new year's eve. her brother, 2016. the family is fine canceling their new year's plan welcoming their bundle of joy. you're a twin? >> reporter: we were five minutes apart. >> were you first or second? >> reporter: he is five minutes orderly than me. >> you had to think about that. >> reporter: it's been a long morning, what do you know. we're down in cape may, the sun is shining brightly, it's been along time since i've been able
to to say that. we have bright blue skies and it's cold, temperatures in the 30s, windchills in the 20s. 35 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint 20 winds out of the west/northwest at 7 miles per hour. poconos whipping around a little bit, 15 miles per hour. makes it feel like 14 degrees in the mountains which is a joy for the folks up there, they will make snow there. they actually started the ski season last year, the same week as thanksgiving, they have not been able to get any skiing going on up there so far. this is a welcomed sight for them. later this afternoon temperatures top out in the low 40s, the windchills in the mid 30s. satellite and radar, clouds retreating up to the north. they will work north of interstate 80. we should have a full day of sunshine. this front this is the arctic front. this is a game changer.
this gets in here sunday night into sunday. this will be the coldest air of the season so far. it will be the coldest air we've seen since last february. we'll time it out for you. the front is up here across southeastern portions of canada. it will be chilly out there, i'll not call it cold just yet. sunday, the front is knocking on the door not here just yet. the cold bleeds into the delaware valley. winds shift out of the north. it will be a cold stretch of weather lasting through wednesday. future tracker, highs in the mid 40s. windchills in the 30s. wind briefly shifting in a south/southwesterly direction as we get sunday night into monday out of the north and bang there's the windchills, monday afternoon. teens north and west, low 20s
south jersey and the state of delaware that includes the i-95 corridor. mostly sunny cold for the lehigh valley. 38 degrees is the forecasted high. windchills hanging out at 32, 33. jersey shore, shades of blue, a nice looking day, blustery and chilly. 45 degrees on the sand. mostly sunny conditions, breezy with the wind. philadelphia, 42 degrees, windchills in the mid 30s, mostly sunny skies, cold breeze. overnight tonight 25 degrees outlying suburbs. 32 the freezing mark for at this time. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, really, not too much going on, the big story is the cold air. 42 today, 46, sunny and breezy tomorrow. windchills tomorrow afternoon hovering in the low 40s. monday and tuesday, 34 and 30, windchills in the 20s. wednesday, sunny, cold, high of 39. thursday, 46 degrees. friday becoming cloudy maybe rain and another 46. i told you all along at some
point we would pay for this, the shot coming in here beyond next weekend is a lost worse than 30 for the high. >> it is all going according to plan it is what we predicted with the winter outlook. it's nice to be right. >> check. >> reporter: got one right. >> as we lift the calendar to january we are four weeks from the 2016 auto show the kickoff event is the black tie tailgate gala. melissa magee has a preview. >> reporter: it is one of the biggest parties. annual black tie tailgate gala at the philadelphia auto show is a chance to see all the scars before the show opens -- all the cars before the show opens to the public. >> you can party with the rich and famous.
>> reporter: it is the third year garces will bring the menu to the gala. while the food and drink makes it a party atmosphere, the event means more to the children's hospital of philadelphia. >> this is a benefit children with neurological disorders. >> reporter: last year 4500 guests came to support the cause razeeing nearly a half million dollars. for the department. neurology that amount of charity will make a huge impact. >> it will go to the children's sister with muscular dystrophy. >> reporter: this is the 30th year the auto dealers have supported chop raising $6 million since 1986. >> you can see the benefit of what we've been doing through the years. >> it is amazing to have the community hind you have the people give up their time and energy and passion to help kids that really, really need it.
>> reporter: it's food and drink and charity and of course there are cars. more than 700 vehicles from ho manufacturers -- 40 manufacturers from around the world. >> it's grown. it's a great away for people to get excited bicars. >> our patients and families and myself can't be more excited. >> you will see the 6abc cameras there as we shoot our one hour special with melissa, karen rogers, adam joseph and ducis rogers. that airs january 30th. >> >> the u.s. department of
prevention shows the outbreak dates back to 2010. people with cell phone are looking at switching services and price wars are breaking out. >> reporter: iphones androids and tablets, this is the season for the battle of the cell phone. >> it is that time of the year, everybody is trying to get a brand new phone plan and new phone. it is christmastime the new year. >> reporter: with many americans spending over $100 a month on cell phones alone, deals lowering that bill are more enticing than ever. verizon just announcing this hot new deal. $650 and free gigabytes of data for life just for switching over. sprint is offering half off if you join from another major
provider. >> switch to t-mobile. >> reporter: t-mobile will cover all of your switching cost including early termination fees and the balance of your smart phone payment. at&t will give you up to $3, 100 bucks in bill credits and 200 on trade in. >> you want to read the fine print. >> they are offering the same deal, but some have extra bonuses on top. >> reporter: there are websites that let's you put the carriers up against each other. >> you can go through everything, the cost of the phone, the cost of your data and text and call. >> reporter: saving money on your phone plan always a great way to ring in the new year. >> still ahead on "action news" this morning. the eagles are preparing for their final matchup of the
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the sixers stay in l.a. for a game against the clippers tonight. here's jamie apody. >> reporter: the new year will begin with the end of the eagles season tomorrow in the meadowlands. the team fitting in their final preparations for the giants who have nothing to play for but a long vacation. how will they bring themselves to compete and fight in a game that means nothing after all this week's drama. >> this season has not been what we wanted, it is a failed season in our eyes. as a player you want to go there you want to be auditioning to the next coach. >> a lot of guys in the locker room know why they are here. you have to mourn for a day or two and kind of get over it and try to win a ballgame. >> i do not envy jeffrey lori it was three years ago he fired
andy reid. he set out getting the right guy for the job. now look where they are. he cannot afford to mess this up again, ron jaworski agrees. >> reporter: it is absolutely critical that the philadelphia eagles find the right coach for this city. i believe it is important that the coach is the kind of guy that inside the fans of philadelphia their passion to win. there passion for the philadelphia eagles, a coach that lives with his emotions on his sleeve. it is very, very important that the eagles organization gets this right. >> the granddaddy of them all was a blowout. in the first play stanford 75-yard touchdown. he returned a punt 66 yards. finishes 368 all-purpose yards smashing the rose bowl record
cardinals crush iowa. penn state fans do not worry, this is not what it looks like, nobody was injured, this happens to be the nittany lions tradition of carrying the seniors off the field after their last practice. are there various techniques, when you're a 320-pound defensive tackle it takes three guys to do the job. >> it's a goofy way to honor the seniors. they stuck around. they are great guys. >> kind of a tradition when a groom carries a bride over the threshhold, my husband never did that, i'm lighter than a defensive tackle, right? , all right, have a nice day. >> there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, including "shelter me rescue of the week." this is a pup saved by lulu's rescue. we'll introduce you to her and some of other friends coming up on "action news" later this
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assault the during the festivities. a photographer shares his story after surviving this massive hotel fire in dubai. let's head outside to chris sowers, jumping up and down, because it is down right cold this morning. >> reporter: it's cold out here this morning, temperatures down into the 30s and 20s north and west. windchills 20s for everybody. certainly one of the colder mornings that we've seen thus far this season. 27 in kennett square. saint davids 27. chester, 31. got a nice gust blowing through right now. quakertown, 32. tarnlsville 26 cease, that's a -- tanersville 26 degrees. that's a welcome sight for the people in the poconos. hammonton, 30. cinnaminson, 35. woodbine, 37. dover, 36. satellite and radar showing cloud cover off to the northwest
it will stay there today and for tomorrow, it's really monday when we start to see a little bit more in the way of clouds as an arctic front, an an arctic boundary slides on through. sunny and breezy, 42 is the high. 39 by lunchtime. 2:00 p.m., 42. 4:00 p.m., back down to 41 which is actually exactly where we should be for this time of the year not in the 60s and 70s like what we saw in december. these are the numbers we should see. with the winds it will feel like the 30s. the arctic attacks, monday and tuesday, this air mass is coming from the pole we'll see the coldest air of the season so far. the good news it's not going to last all that long. we're talking two or three days with the highs in the 30s. overnight lows in the teens and 20s, windchills in the single digits in some locations. when i come back in a few
minutes we'll talk about whole see the coldest air and how long it lasts and what's in store for the seven-day forecast. >> allentown officials wrapped up a news conference for the search for a missing five-year-old boy with autism. there's no sign of jayliel vega. this is new video of the search teams looking around the home early this morning. police had 20, k89s trying to pick up his scent. he was last scene at his family's home at all aubrey and south streets. >> he is very adventurous, he could go very far. >> reporter: that what worries you? >> i don't know where's staying at, how he is surviving. >> reporter: police are asking residents to steer clear of the k-9s to avoid giving them false leads. look out for the tablet jayliel vega was carrying with him.
a gloucester county police officer is recovering after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in elk township, ocean county early yesterday morning. the officer was responding to an emergency call when a pick up truck crashed into a patrol car. he has since been treated and released from the hospital. the driver of the pick up was not hurt and is charged with dui. another mummers parade is in the books, but the philadelphia tradition is not without controversy this year. there are allegations of racism and homophobia, and one man said he was attacked by two participants. chad perdelli has more. >> reporter: the two insensitive acts were performed by two groups in the comic division. they were not the only incidents that marred this year's mummers parade a young man said he was attacked by mummers for being gay. the comic act was bruise jener
turns -- bruce jener turns to kaitlin jener, a wheaties box next to a fruit loops box. >> i said this is not going to be good. we found that the fruit loops box was inappropriate. the president of the comics division tells "action news" there was no intent to harm or degrade anyone with the performances, this sort of satire has been around for 116 years. this video obtained by "action news" reveals a much uglier side of someone matching with the brigade. [ bleep ] john hots said he was walking his dog when two mummers were urinating in the alley began shouting homophobic slurs. >> i said cool your jets buddy. he jumps in and hits plea in --e
in the face. >> reporter: fiesta to fiesta was performed with brown painted faces. >> we need to be more careful that people need to be could go in the event of what they are -- be aware of what they are doing. >> reporter: the mummers have increased diversity this year but acknowledged that there must be more oversight. we showed him the offensive video addressing parade spectators. it is wrong, that she that she t happen. -- that that should not happen. >> reporter: mayor-elect jim kenny responded to the offensive acts calling them bad and
hurtful to many philadelphians. more needs to be done to end the public displays of bigotry. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, two indian soldiers are dead after suspected militants attacked an air force base near the border of pakistan. officials say it started before dawn when four gunmen entered the base's living quarters. the attack is seen as an attempt to hurt progress made between rivals india and pakistan. in israel, a manhunt goes on for the gunman who killed two people at a israeli ball. government knows his name. police are not saying yet what motivated attacker. i'm on the side of the buildings, please help. we were on the 38th floor of
the hotel happening right now. >> that's dennis malari recording what he feared would be his final moments trapped on the 48th floor of the burning hotel in dubai. with the flames racing up the sky scraper he looks for help. for two hours he had no luck even through facebook. he made a is great decision choosing to try to repel down a window washer's cable even though it didn't reach the ground. >> i prayed if this is my last chance then so be it. >> the rescuers saw him and spotted him and pulled him in and found a path down all 48 floors. he was overcome by smoke. he was in dubai to shoot pictures of a firefighter display. the cause of the inferno is not yet known.
friends and family are paying tribute to natalie cole who passed away thursday at the age of 65. brandy hicks looks back at her life and career. ♪ unforgettable >> the unforgettable natalie cole, daughter of nat king cole known for the hit singing with her father after his death. cole carved out her own success over the year with hit songs like this will be and pink cadillac. cole's family said she died thursday at a los angeles hospital from complications from on going health issues. in the past she battle the drug addiction and help title and forced to undergo a kidney transplant in 2009. in a statement cole's family
said she will remain unforgettable in their hearts. that thely cole was 65. >> much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00. in "healthcheck," diabetes have lead to vision problems, there's a new option that can help patients see this one lasts for years. flooding in the midwest threatens homes as a dozen levees fail. we'll have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns. >> this is brand new video of
flooding in missouri. it is from the town where the mississippi river is expected to crest today a foot or so above the 1993 flood record. a flood wall in place will protect the town from a widespread cat strorveg -- catastrophic flood. the situation is not promising in missouri or illinois. 11 levees have failed putting homes in jeopardy. mississippi is swollen at record or near record crest levels. >> the amount of the rain the midwest and the south have gotten, it's incredible. >> reporter: the good news, the entire pattern everything is changing. not only will it stop raining here and there and most of the
lower 48 looks nice and quiet. in the meantime, that's not a welcome sight if you're a seering. that's spring -- skier, that's spring mountain. that will change, they will make snow with temperatures as cold as we are forecasting. 35 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 20. winds out of the west/northwest at 7 miles per hour. this 33 feels like the 20s in the lehigh valley. poconos 27. trenton, 34. 33 in millville. 40 in sea isle city. 35 for philadelphia. feels like 29. feels like 25 in allentown. icy cold 15 degrees in the poconos. satellite and radar showing clear conditions throughout the delaware valley, more clouds hanging up here to the north across the p-a new york state line. what we're watching is this right here, this is off the screen the arctic front that will drop down during the course
of the weekend getting in here sunday night into monday. that really changes things up around here. it's been so unusually warm and delightful. temperatures in the 60s. we had a few 70s last month. now, we're getting ready to see temperatures for highs top out in the 30s and 20s across the area. future tracker 6 lots of sunshine out there, high, thin clouds from time to time. overnight tonight, clear and cold, tomorrow, wall-to-wall blue skies, a ton of sunshine. monday as the front continues to push through. it will clouds to the area, maybe one or two flurries north and west, once the front pushes to the south, skies begin to clear again. the big story will be the cold temperatures. later this afternoon, highs topping out in the upper 30s, low 40s. actually the model puts everybody in the 40s. you factor in the winds it will feel like the mid 30s out there. and then we get into sunday, sunday is a better day in terms of temperatures. briefly the winds will shift out of the southwest this is ahead of the arctic front which at this point is dropping south
through albany and syracuse. sunday, 45, 46 degrees, windchills making it feel like the upper 30s, low 40s. monday, all changes. 2:00 p.m., 32 degrees for philadelphia that's the freezing mark. upper 20s north and west, teens for the mountains. as we get into tuesday believe it or not it actually gets colder. this afternoon, blue skies, a little bit breezy. these temperatures probably track three or four degrees, that's the windchills. 2:00 p.m., 42, 4:00 p.m., 41. western suburbs, 39 in reading, allentown, 38. sunny and breezy. cape may, 44. dover, 43. millville, 42 degrees, overnight tonight, tranquil, but cold. 32 degrees in philadelphia. mill and reading,25 in
allentown. 42 today, breezy and cold tomorrow, 46. sunny and cold monday, 34 degrees, tuesday, sunny and cold, 30 degrees. wednesday, 30s, thursday and friday, better, 46 both days, cloudy friday chance of rain friday night. after 14 days of miserable conditions we have a good five or six where we see sunshine. >> sunshine, but cold. >> reporter: but you get the sun. >> you're being posttive. "shelter me rescue of the week" success story has made a lasting connection. karen rogers has the story. >> reporter: marge walsh found acey at lulu's rescue. her experience led to a growing involvement with the lulus, the rescue group that saved
izzi. >> you want to give back and help more find their if you are ever homes. >> reporter: it's a small foster based group with 20 volts, but they are responsible for 400 adoptions a year. >> there's a connection that we can't describe. it's love at first sight. >> reporter: most of the dogs come from high kill shelters. >> they are wonderful, they are adoptable. >> puppies like gus and flynn are looking at a bright future once they find their forever home. >> they are 9 weeks old. >> this is penny, she is 2 years old, a hound mix girl a hines 57. >> tommy a boxer mix. many likes to remind people that superman was adopted. obviously super-storm sandy cute. >> this is priscilla, a
6-year-old chihuahua pug mix. we love her here, she is hay 3 legs, that diswnt let that slow -- does not let that slow her down. if you're interested in priscilla, visit lulu's rescue website. tells us where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you, we'll have your stories on upcoming shelt me seg men -- shelter me segments. karen rogers channel 6 "action news." >> patients across the country have spoken. they recently rated their care experience at over 3,500 hospitals nationwide in a survey conducted for the centers for medicare and medicaid services.
>> look at that sunshine out there, from our sky6 live hd temple university camera we're looking at the temple tennis courts, nobody out there playing today, it's a little cold right now. here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. this is the last weekend to see yuletide at winterthur in
delaware. celebrate the 30th anniversary of the dried flower tree that features 60 varieties of flowers from 10:00 a.m. today until 5:00 p.m. ballots of princeton celebrates george washington's triumphant attack on british troops 200 years ago. it begins at bainbridge house and conclusion at princeton battle monument. it gets underway at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow and cost $5. an implant is making it easier to deliver sight-saving drugs to patients. ali gorman has the story. >> reporter: dr. barry jacobson doesn't have diabetes, but he is familiar with it. >> my sugar goes up and down, my dad is diabetic.
>> reporter: 2 1/2 years ago he had a problem in one eye. >> as was blurry, i thought it was computer use. >> reporter: jacobson had diabetic macular edema, blood leaks from the macula. images can't form properly, so a person's vision becomes distorted. >> thingful it as having swelling in the -- think of it as having swelling in the film in the back of the eye. >> reporter: there are medications to slow the leakage, but they have to be injected every four to 6 weeks. fda aproved a new option a millimeter rod of steroids that's combatanted in the eye
that -- implanted in the eye and last three years. >> reporter: doctors believe the long life make it easier for diabetic patients to keep up with healthcare. an anesthesia make the implant bearable. more upon thely -- more importantly he will have good vision in both eyes. many major insurance companies are covering the cost of the drug but it's not for patients with glaucoma or increased pressure in their eyes. ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
>> let's get a last check of the weather. bluster and cold out there this morning. high temperatures today topping out in the low 40s. 42 degrees you factor in the winds it will feel like the 30s. 46 tomorrow. speaking of 30s, how about 30s for high, monday and tuesday, tuesday it will be a struggle to reach 30 degrees. western suburbs 20. thursday and friday, 46 degrees both days, maybe rain friday night into saturday. i want to take a second to say we all wish a lot of luck on your new journey here, this is eva's last show she will be an abc consultant, she's going to new york. you have become a great friend. >> i'll miss you, too, i'll be back for the wedding. >> reporter: you're close by, don't be a stranger. >> that you guys so much, thank you guys. jack jack is next on channel 6, "action news" continues later
tonight. they will be back tomorrow morning give beginning at 6. the eagles wrap up their season with pat shermer at the helm we'll be live in north jersey. philadelphia radio legend jerry blavat returns for a salute to doo wop. for chris sowers into the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. have a great saturday!
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