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news," jim kenny taking over as mayor of philadelphia. i feel discharge the duties of my office, i will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live at the academy of music where the swearing in just took place. katherine. that's right, sarah, the ceremony took place this morning and ended about 15 minutes ago. the stage right there that's where this took place this morning. you might see people milling around there's city council members, i can see darrell clark is over there, as well. all those desks they were brought in here where the city council was sitting this morning the stage where mayor kenny took the oath of office at 10:54 at the academy of music. that was the time that the 57-year-old south philadelphia native a city councilman for more than about to decades, a son
son of a retired firefighter was sworn in. governor wolf and former governor rendell was in attendance. arch bishop charles chaput started off with the invocation. he talked about the sacrifices his parents made to keep him in parochial school. i said one in four people live in poverty and city government should provide effective services to everybody norm where you live. -- no more where you live. he said this is easier said than done and needs the private sectors and nonprofit sector to make it a reality. providing efficient services means educating our children no matter where they live. they should not have to get up before dawn and take three
different buses to get to a good school. but in order to make quality schools in every neighborhood a reality we'll need the private sector and the nonprofit partners to come together to create the city schools as the council president laid out enthusiastically. this morning, city council and other elected seats were sworn in and darrell clark was elected city council president for a second term. he received a standing ovation. mayor kenny will be heading up broad street to city hall to greet people along the way. this evening, there's a block party that's taking place at the convention center. live at the academy of music, scott ask the channel 6 "action news." thank you, our other big story this noon is the freezing temperatures that has taken over the tri-state area. sky6 live hd the sun is out, but it's cold in center city
philadelphia. the windchills are making it down right frigid him for more on that, let's check in with david murphy on big board. >> reporter: we have a cold front to the south, you can see the bulge in the cold air coming down through canada. philadelphia, 32. boston, 25 degrees. 11 in buffalo. this air up here below zero. as it comes to the south, the next 24 hours it will moderate. despite the fact it is cold and chilly and uncomfortable, the worst of it is on its way here that will hit later on tonight and tomorrow morning that's when the windchills will be at their worst. as we take a look in the meantime what's going on there right now. satellite shows you decent breaks in the clouds, there's the possibility of additional clouds coming down later on. embedded in that weakd see a -- we could see a flurry, this morning we saw brief pocket of
flurries in cumberland and salem counties. we have 28 miles per hour in philadelphia. 25 in wilmington, 28 in the poconos and at times we'll get gusts between 25 and 30 miles per hour and that's is adding to the uncomfortable feel, certainly. 3 # degrees in philadelphia -- 32 degrees in philadelphia with the cold air coming down from the west we'll hold that as the high. with that strong wind it feels like to degrees out there. if you have plans to head out today later on in the evening hours or tomorrow morning you want to put on layers and extra gear, i'll talk about where the temperatures are going and more importantly where the windchills are going, and rick, things are getting better in the seven day. it's a quick cold blast. now we switch to annie mccormick at the 69th street station in upper darby. annie you braved the cold along with the commuters there.
>> reporter: you heard david say it is the wind that's making it colder. it's january, we should be prepared for this, right? because it's been unseasonable warm the last couple of weeks a lot of commuters woke up and also they were caught off guard. it is reality check for mother nature in the form of 30-degree temperatures and winds. it's january, i'm glad it's not 75 any more. put pants on and not wearing any shorts now. >> reporter: were you wearing shorts last week. yes, the lawnldz bring was filled with -- laundry was filled with nothing but shorts. i'm freezing i feel like mother nature played a trick on us. not until i walked outside. >> reporter: did you walk inside. and i put another coat on. >> reporter: and a hat for him. and a scarf. >> reporter: i have a sweatshirt and t-shirt and regular shirt and my jacket.
>> reporter: anthony palmer layered up for his 6:00 a.m. shift in chemplet. i'm ready, i have to put on another layer. >> reporter: others have had enough with springtime and the winter are ready for the cold. i don't like anything about winter, but it's unnatural to be warm the way it was the last week. it's it's messing things up, the cold weather. you know? >> reporter: it is cold enough that a code blue is in effect in some areas, montgomery county had theirs in text last night. city of philadelphia started at #7:00 a.m. this morning. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." from our delaware newsroom, now this morning dupont employees return from a long holiday weekend to find out the fate of their jobs.
the chemical company is expected to tell a large number of workers weather they are included in a massive layoff. dupont is expected to trim 1700 workers ahead of a merger with dow chemical next year. an autopsy is expected today for the 5-year-old autistic boy who was discovered in a canal in allentown. jayliel vega wandered away from a family party on new year's eve barefoot without a coat. investigators are waiting for the results to determine the exact cause of death. philadelphia police say an officer witnessed a shooting during a robbery attempt early this morning. it happened at broad and hunting park avenue. investigators say a man tried to rob three other men and shot one of them in the wrist. an officer on patrol saw it happened and chased the suspects about two blocks, he was taken into custody and police say they did recover a weapon. the eagles players just
cleaned out their lockers for the final time this season. the action cam was at the nova care complex as they cleared out this morning. interim coach led the birds to a win over the giants. he has plans to meet with jeffrey lori to discuss his role with the team. duties staley interviewed on friday following the firing of chip kelly. the eagles get the 13th overall pick in the nfl draft this spring. armed protesters in the oregon take control of a federal buildings we have an update on the standoff. man claims tiny pests ruined his dream vacation. the bedbugs infested his new york city hotel room. david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
refuge. the hamons served less than a year for setting a fire on federal handle. the protesters say the federal land belongs to the people not the government. bundy asked if the militia was peaceful. we are armed because we understand in order to truly express our first amendment rights we have to have our second amendment rights. in san bernadino, california survivors of the office massacre are heading back to work today. the island regional center is reopening, but the conference building where two shooters killed 14 people remains closed. a memorial service will help the survivors mourn. counselors are on hand to talk to them. a few hundred people in the buildings that fateful day kept working they also know that one
of their on co-workers pulled the trigger. isis released a new video featuring a man and child with british accents. the ten minute video shows the execution of five men accused of spying. theman with the british accent is the replacement for jihadi john killed by a drop last year. escalating tension between two muslim powers has sparked protests across the middle east. the protest broke out after aran aran -- iran an saudi arabia broke relations. saudi arabia put to death a
shiite cleric. many countries are calling for easing the tension that could destable the middle east. president obama is expected to sign off on new gun proposals, requiring background checks and better reporting of lost and stolen guns. the president will sign the proposal while meeting with loretta lynch and fbi director james comey. he will speak to a congress at odds an gun control. turning to the flooding gripping states from the midwest to the deep south. mississippi rivers are meeting with other rivers causing cat traffic flooding. -- catastrophic flooding. while the waters is receding, swollen rivers may cause
flooding farther south that may not happen for weeks. a california couple claims bedbugs turned their dream vacation into a nightmare. they arrived at the astor hotel on the park on wednesday. he said his girlfriend woke up with bites all her body. he captured a video of the bedbugs all over the mass -- mattress. we were expecting a vacation to remember the rest of our lives. well definitely remember it for the rest of our lives, it won't be a pleasant memory. he said the couple planned to be in time square to see the ball drop on new year's eve, they were dealing with the bedbugs instead. they had tickets to see the rockettes, but missed that show, as well. much more to come on "action news" at noon including over the counter birth control, one state is allowing women to
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don't wait. call now. we have breaking news out of bensalem, bucks county. chopper 6 hd is over a serious accident involving a pedestrian and vehicle at the intersection of street and knights road. this is an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. unclear if the vehicle is still there at the scene, you can see police are there, they have put up the crime scene tape as they
begin the investigation. we don't know the condition of the person struck at street and knights road. we are working to get that to you. a serious accident in bensalem, bucks county. street and knights road involving a pedestrian and vehicle. we'll monitor this on the air and online at 6abc.com. honda confirms a deif heif- defective air bag made by takata near pittsburgh, the teen was killed. honda said the car was initially recalled in 2010. a recall notice was mailed to the owner the day before the accident. this is the 9th death worldwide blamed on takata air bags. "healthcheck" this noon, a new study has found a connection between high level of sugar in the typical american diet and
spread of breast cancer. this is the effect of sugar on the development of breast cancer. the research was conducted in mice. it is believed it increases enzymes and feat sids in breast -- acids in breast cancer. women can get birth control pills or patches from their pharmacists. it is believe that 800 farm i i also -- farm i -- pharmacists wl complete the training before it becomes law. let's go to the news team. hi, alicia, happy new year. >> reporter: why drop two dress sizes and bikini body.
we'll tell you what's behind the ban coming up on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. in today's show, speaking of bikini's body, an hathoway is going viral for posting herself in a bathing suit on the beach. we'll explain i why the star says this particular picture was about empowerment and consent. it gets started at 4:00. don't forget you can take us with you on the go. you can watch the newscast streaming live on the smart phone or tablet. see you at 4:00. happy new year. accuweather coming up when we come right back.
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let's head to the shore and look on the action cam a little while ago, plenty of bright sunshine to start out as the boats are out of the water and staying that way for the next several months. 32 degrees in philadelphia. the winds are getting strong now, they are out of the north, northwest at 21 miles per hour we have gusts higher than that, that's making it feel colder than 32. in some cases you're dipping in the teens with the windchill. 30 in trenton. 34 in millville. 33 in cape may. definitely coat weather gloves hats all the extra stuff and you will need that more later in the afternoon and evening as the winds continue to pick up and the temperatures start to fall. for now we're holding at 32 degrees, we've got a fair amount of sunshine. there's a chance that some of the cloud cover works its way down later in the afternoon. embedded in that there could flurries. we saw a little bit of that during the morning broadcast. 30 degrees is the high in the lehigh valley. a mixture of clouds and sun
eventually. brisk and cold, that's about where you are right now. across the region, temperatures where you are right now about your high, we'll see them ease down from here. 31 degrees on most coastal communities right now. clouds and sun, brisk and cold there with the blustery winds. in philadelphia, we've been on 32 for the last couple of hourly reports. i think it will fade in the next couple of hours in the 20s by dinnertime. winds out of the north at 30 miles per hour. obviously, the temperature is 32. the windchills will make it feel like the low 20s and the teens as we go into the day. overnight 17 degrees for the low, even though the winds won't be as strong well get single-digit witch later tonight and into tomorrow morning. for the evening commute keep the windows up and the heat on. clouds and sun, cold wind blowing. the numbers dips, 530, 24, and
7:00 p.m., 23. with the 17 overnight low. we're in the teens and 20s with the windchills. some of the numbers getting lower. watch whams when we advance through the dinner hour and to 11:00 p.m. tonight, single-digit windchills later tonight. when you get up on tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. it will feel like the single digits even though the temperatures will be in the teens. very raw tomorrow morning for the morning commute. it's two days of this kind of activity with highs in the low 30s. the coldest air of the season is arriving, but we can tell you the good side of the story this is fairly quick. in the seven day it doesn't take too much longer for the milder air to come back. today, 32 dropping, a flurry possible. tomorrow, sunny, 31. tomorrow it's cold, but in the
afternoon we get better. 40 degrees on wednesday. 46 on thursday, gorgeous day there. friday, late-day rain possible, saturday could be wet, near 350 and near 50-degree high on sunday. two days of the cold stuff. we'll try to tough it out david, quick break. we'll be right back, stay with us. stelara® may lower your ability to fight infections and increase your risk of infections. some serious infections require hospitalization. before starting stelara® your doctor should test for tuberculosis. stelara® may increase your risk of cancer. always tell your doctor if you have any sign of infection, have had cancer, or if you develop any new skin growths. do not take stelara® if you are allergic to stelara® or any of its ingredients. alert your doctor of new or worsening problems including headaches, seizures, confusion and vision problems.
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of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30, jim kenny is now be officially the new mayor of philadelphia. what's next for the city as kenny ushers in a new era of leadership. we're kicking over the first week of the new year with freezing temperatures. david murphy is tracking lounge the arctic air hangs around. donald trump airs his first tv ad. jim kenny was sworn in as the 99th mayor of philadelphia. today he lace out his first -- lays out his first plans for the city. vernon odem is live at the academy of music where kenny took office this morning. >> reporter: good afternoon, sarah lots of hopeful vision for the city's future. the mayor said let's