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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. here's what we're following on this wednesday, january 6th. >> video here appears to a show a local high school basketball coach head butting a referee. we're live with the story. >> developing this morning north korea claims it has tested a powerful hydrogen bomb. new questions this morning about the country's capabilities. >> gunfire erupts in reading sending bullets flying through the window a barber shop. >> good morning out there. it's 4:30. it's still cold dave murphy. you've got more on that and karen rogers is taking a look
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at the traffic. good morning. >> you are correct. still a cold start but we're looking at a better finish and it's milder trend over the next several days. satellite shows you high pressure in control. lots of sunshine on the way a little bit later on. less wind than yesterday which is also nice and as we take a look at conditions right now yes still cold. 22 degrees in philadelphia, 13 degrees in allentown, 17 wilmington, 12 degrees in trenton so you definitely do want to bundle up again and the winds not as strong so in a lot of cases your wind chill is the same as the temperature although in trenton it feels like it's just four trees right now so every now and then that breeze starts to kick up a little bit and you do feel it. on the bus stop this morning 21 degrees by 6 o'clock, 22 degrees by 8 o'clock so no relief during the early morning period. mainly clear, still cold not all that windy. as we roll through the day though things do start to get better. 22 by 8 o'clock. by noon up to 34 and then by 3 o'clock 40 degrees, that's going to be your high today and 6 o'clock 33 degrees. that 40 by the way is our average high for this date and
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we're going kind of sit on that for the next couple weeks before the average starts to go up. wouldn't that be nice. >> yay! >> yes, karen. we'll look at the seven day in a minute see if there's any snow on the way. >> we have flashing lights this morning, a multi-vehicle accident in chester county and this is right on-ramp. the ramp from the 30 bypass eastbound to 322. three vehicles involved. we've got police emergency crews all on the scene. traffic is actually has been squeezing by at times through this area so watch for this on the ramp from the 30 bypass eastbound to 322 in chester county. it's cold. sometimes the cars don't want to work. we had this problem yesterday. this morning we had a disabled vehicle on 202 northbound approaching the schuylkill but it just cleared so no delays now between malvern and norristown. you're seeing about 44 miles an hour there. live on the vine street expressway here approaching the schuylkill, still not seeing any traffic. closed in both directions. the construction here should be cleared by about 5:00 a.m. and they'll allow some traffic to get by then. on the big picture speeds are
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in pretty good shape. looking in 50's blue route, schuylkill, i-95. matt and tam. >> okay, thank you karen. a high school basketball coach in bucks county could be facing some disciplinary action. video seems to show him head butting a referee after a confrontation. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at neshaminy high school in langhorne with the details. annie this video is almost hard to believe even though you're looking at it. >> reporter: hard to believe, tam and neshaminy school district has not released in it statements at all since the game happened last night. we have reached out to them. it's not clear if this coach will face any disciplinary action. take a look for yourself and see was think. if you look closely you can see the apparent head butt between neshaminy high coach jerry devine and the referee. the referee is knocked to the ground. according to espn devine was arguing an offensive call with less than a minute left in the game against pennsbury high when he was hit with a technical. that's when the apparent head
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butt occurred with the referee and the coach was ejected from the game. well, wbc b sports network live streamed the game, that's where we got the gid yo' and their announcer told espn that the coach went crazy but did he not believe that the coach meant to head butt the ref. now, he told espn it looked like the coach intended to get in the referee's face. from there you can again see on the video what you think happened. the referee did stay in the game. pennsbury ended up winning the game 49 to 42. now, devine is also a teacher here and the neshaminy high school for 15 years according to his bio on the web site. he also teaches special ed, history and al jeb before. he says on the web site he has been an educator for about 18 years. now, we also reached out to the school just to see if there was any action taken at the game. again, we still have not heard back. we're still waiting to get more information. for now reporting live outside of neshaminy high school, annie mccormick channel6 "action news."
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matt. >> all right annie i know you'll keep us posted on that. new on "action news" gunfire erupted in the city of reading leaving one person injured and sending bullets flying into a barber shop in the area of north 11th and robeson streets late yesterday afternoon. families at the time were coming home from school and work. the shooting victim is expected to survive. reading police are still looking for the shooter. >> i'm erin o'hearn at the big board with some potentially frightening news coming out of north korea. the reclusive country has claimed to have conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb earlier today. this has not been confirmed but if it is the surprising move by north korea could be a huge jump in its quest to improve its limited nuclear arsenal. this is kim jong un signing the order for the test some analysts say the north hasn't likely achieved the technology needed to
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manufacture this kind of bomb. this raises questions about the capabilities of its missile program. it could take days to confirm if it's true. the united nations security council will hold a meeting later today. tam. >> thank you erin. yesterday president obama wiped away tears as he talked about executive actions on gun control. the many republicans are not so moved about his plans including the speaker of the house. they argue that his bypassing of congress is an abuse presidential power. but the president argues he believes in and upholds the second amendment. he also shot down his critics alleged conspiracy tooer re. >> this is not a plot to take away everybody's guns. you pass a background check, you purchase a firearm. >> the president's 10-point plan calls for narrowing the so-called gun show loophole instructing private sellers to run background checks as well. the national rifle association
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argues that none of the president's steps would have prevented recent mass shootings but mr. obama says he rejects the notion that it's not worth trying. >> the the atf and fbi will be charged with implementing president obama's actions under the new federal gun control act. anyone in the business of dealing and selling guns will need a federal license under the gun control act. those who only sell firearms at flea markets gun shows or over the internet will now also be required to be licensed. >> unlicensed individuals essentially illegal merchants do not conduct background checks, conduct sales and those firearms often end up on the streets and in the hands of criminals. >> again, there will be a fight over these new provisions. another key provision of the act will require doctors to report people prohibited from possessing a firearm for mental health reasons. the act also provides funding for 400 new atf and fbi agents to provide a more efficient background check system and an internet investigation center
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to track illegal firearms online. >> two women recovering this morning after a dog attack in philadelphia's somerton section and and at the same time a senior citizen is being questioned for trying to shoot the dogs. this all happened last night on the 200 block lockart lane. investigators say a 60-year-old woman and her 30-year-old woman were walking there when one dog bit her in in the back. a man fired at the dogs. the bullets missed. he claimed he had been attacked by them before and neighbors agreed that the dogs are dangerous. >> these dogs would bark so loud and they shake the gates like they're about to run out or something. >> so, they're scary, very scary. >> the women are in stable condition and police took that shooter into custody. animal control took the dogs into their custody. >> happening today the philadelphia police department will swear in a new deputy commissioner of patrol operations. myron patterson has been with the department for 30 years
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most recently holding the rang of chief inspector. richard ross became the city's new police commissioner at a ceremony yesterday. >> coming up next on "action news" the fbi is not commenting on claims that one of the protestors in oregon is making about the standoff. >> surveillance video appears to show a mother instructing her son to steal a cell phone. david. >> we still have the kids bundled up in the extra gear this morning because we're starting out with temps in the 20's in the neighborhood. this afternoon things get a little bit betterment we'll be back with are afternoon call and milder weather on the way in that accuweather 7-day. >> ♪
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>> happening today, the christian feast of the epiphany also called three kings day. a parade was held yesterday off the coast of africa. children lined the streets to catch a films of the kings and make their wishes. >> the weather looks mild there in spain. they would be wearing coats if they were doing that that here. >> yes, they would be. this morning is a cold start but a warmer finish. we'll get plenty of sunshine up over the horizon later on so get your shades ready if
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you're climbing behind the wheel. as we take a look outside we have the center city shot right now from temple university looking south to city hall and again i know we've been talking all week about how this afternoon is going to get milder but as you head outside this morning you still need all that extra gear. 22 degrees is your current temperature. dewpoint down to 8 degrees. winds are calm currently so no wind chill in philadelphia. in a couple spots the winds are kicking up to maybe five, 6 miles per hour and then maybe it feels a little worse but generally a calm morning and a lack of cloud cover so plenty sunshine on the way and we expect it to stay mostly sunny today. temperatures are going to moderate a little bit later on. 22 degrees by 8 o'clock. and by 11 o'clock, still below freezing but by 2 o'clock we're up top 38 and around 3 o'clock i expect our high of 40 degrees which will be about 9 degrees better than yesterday plus yesterday we had more blustery winds. today not so bad on the wind side. 36 degrees by 5 o'clock. still coat weather later on
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for the evening commute. high temperatures this afternoon 38 degrees up in allentown, 38 in trenton. still in the 30's in reading. holding in the upper 30's in lancaster and toms river as well and then 40 in wilmington and millville. 42 cape may and 43 in atlantic city. not a lot of wind, lots of sun today. then tomorrow we inch that number up a little bit up to 42 degrees. there will be a few more clouds at times mixing with sun but still a pretty good day and 42 is a couple degrees above average. also there's a warm front down to our south and that is going to come in our direction and get past us and. >> yay! >> thank you, tam. and help make us even milder and the next precipitation maker this weekend will be rain and not snow. in fact as we take a look at the next five days, models telling you there is zero chance of snow. in fact doesn't look like there's anything on the horizon all the way through the middle of this month. so we are really chopping a lot of the winter out without get snowing which is good for those of you who have a lot of driving to do. 40 degrees, cold start but
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better this afternoon. partly sunny and up to 42 tomorrow so certainly coat days the next couple of days but not bad overall. then on friday clouds will increase. we'll go all the way up to 47 degrees as that warm front comes through. but at night there will be a little bit of rain and it looks like there will be some showers around with mainly cloudy skies on saturday. most of the showers in the morning. a couple of sprinkles in the afternoon and a high of 50. on sunday it does look like we'll be fairly rainy. periods of rain off and on but a mild high of 57 degrees. that's rain and not snow. another cold snap is on the way next week. 42 chilly again on monday and brisk and cold on thursday, 38 degrees. even though weary introducing air that's more on the variety to support snow there's no storm systems around. this next colds snap may not be quite as bad as the last one and while it is looking like it probably lasts a little longer no storms in the long range models right now. >> thanks, david. >> yeah. >> you can get that seven-day forecast and check storm tracker6 radar any time at
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6abc.com/weather. one of the armed activists hold up in oregon says he believes the fbi has issued five arrest warrants for members of the militia and aunt have set up a staging area in a school near a federal building they've occupied since saturday. federal officials have not commented on these new claims. the fbi has said all along it's looking for a peaceful resolution. the armed protestors say they won't leave the facility any time soon. this is new. police say a mother instructed her son to steal a cell phone from another family at a north jersey restaurant. surveillance video here shows it happening. the owner of the phone was at the hibachi restaurant in saddle brook on sunday night didn't notice when his son dropped the phone and left it there and then the other family grabbed it and left. police are now looking for that family and stolen phone. >> now time to take your first look at business many people love to tweet but sometimes it's hard to get it in in 140 characters. the count limit could increase
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to 10,000. you could write a book on twitter 6789 twitter ceo jack dorsey said whatever change may come the majority of tweets will be still short and sweet. the ftc says the company's ads suggest the games can boost performance at work and school and even delay serious conditions like dementia. the government says there's no scientific proof of this. the $2 million will be refun refunded to customers. stocks were split yesterday. you see thousand things shook out. well the dow fell a bit and this morning the futures are looking pretty bad. i checked a few minutes ago and the dow is down 177 points. the jackpot for tonight's powerball drawing jumped yet again yesterday. it stands at $450 million. the lump sum option is worth $275 million. my son always wants to play and i'm like no. maybe she should play. >> well, it's easier to
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actually become a millionaire by working than winning that thing. >> this is true. >> more likely, right. >> yes. >> 4:48. still to come on "action news" video from a police body camera shows the moment a new mexico police officer spots a child who vanished with a stolen car. >> rock musicians faces charges of assaulting his wife. details on that when "action news" comes right back.
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>> ♪ >> we still have this big accident in chester county. a multi-vehicle accident. three vehicles involved. looking live here we're seeing traffic get by. this is the ramp from the 30 bypass eastbound to 322 with all the emergency workers here, it has been causing a bit of an issue here. but officially the ramp is blocked at this point so take the off ramp to 340 or 113. you see the ramp in the distance. you just want to watch that and avoid the emergency workers on the scene there in chester county. this disabled vehicle cleared here in king of prussia, 202 northbound approaching the schuylkill. in the cold we expect a lot of other vehicles to not want to work, so keep the extra blanket in your car in case you get stuck. my dad would always say there. make sure you're prepared, rider. looking outside live on the vine street expressway a few cars moving westbound right here. but we still see police blocking it off. so westbound and eastbound officially still closed at
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this point. it should reopen by 5:00 a.m. so this construction crew is still out there and construction blocks the right lane on the 30 -- route 30 westbound approaching warwick road here in magnolia camden county. that one is on the white horse pike. watch for the crews out there. hard at work even early this hour, matt and tam. >> if. we appreciate everything they to. thank you karen. well, philadelphia police are still looking for the thief who briefly stole a car with a six-year-old child sleeping in the back seat. the car and the six-year-old boy were found abandoned a short time later. it happened yesterday morning at the 7-eleven at oxford and bridge streets. the child's stepfather left the car running while he went into the store and that's when someone jumped inside and drove off. in surveillance video the car's owner is seen running out of the store trying to chase after them. excuse me. police found the stolen car about 30 minutes later 2 miles away. the car was running and thankfully the child was still inside and asleep. and a similar situation happened in new mexico but in the new mexico case the child was dropped off alone in a parking lot.
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a new mexico officer's body camera captured the moment police picked up the little girl abandoned albuquerque on sunday. the three-year-old had been inside a car that someone stole in a split second that the mother turned away over the weekend. when police recovered the vehicle, without the child inside, a desperate search ensued. fortunately officers found the girl after just few hours cold but otherwise in good health. >> a rock and roll hall of famer is accused of assaulting his wife. donald fagan found of steely dan is accused of shoving libby titus into a maribel window frame in their manhattan apartment. according to the criminal complaint titus who is a producer actor and song writer suffered bruising and swelling to her right arm. fagan's reps from no comment. the 67-year-old is free on bail this morning. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> hey everyone, it's midweek, wednesday, 4:56. we're taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. you see the temperature on city avenue is 23 so we're starting out chilly again but it's going to get a little better later on a today with highs hopefully in the low 40's. new this morning an uber driver in seattle says a customer planned to sexually assault her and started to attack but passed out before things escalated further. maggie young the driver claims 33-year-old kevin mitchell was drunk when she picked him up back in november. young says he lunged at her
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while they were on the highway and kept telling her he was going have sex with her and then passed out. she drove to a grocery store and called police. they arrested mitch hell there and charged him with assault and harassment with sexual motivation. young says she is speaking out now to support female ride share drivers who face constant sexual harassment. she says she fear if they react it might affect their job. >> and even when they ask you out in the beginning of the ride and you say no, you're constantly worried is that going to affect my rating. >> uber says mitchell the suspect in this case has been permanently banned from its service. >> new on "action news," allentown city controller has resigned. mary ellen covall was elected this past november but did not appear at her swearing in ceremony wednesday night. it comes oher office was raided by federal
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agents in july but slaw not named in the subpoena. >> just about 4:58 and all new in the next half hour of "action news" one of the hottest holiday gadgets is now banned on a new jersey college campus just weeks after it flew off store shelves. >> details on a deadly confrontation with a knife wielding plan in delaware county. that story and a lot more coming up when "action news" comes right back. (burke) at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even a stag pool party. (party music) (splashing/destruction) (splashing/destruction) (burke) and we covered it, october twenty-seventh, 2014.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday january 6. here's what's happening. >> tense moments during a basketball game lead to a court confrontation that could land a bucks county coach in big trouble. >> upper darby police shoot and kill a knife wielding nan delaware county. >> developing right now back to back severe storms out west have all the hall marks of el nino. we'll have the latest on what is going on there. >> and let's get the latest on what you can expect from accuweather. dave murphy has that. karen rogers has your traffic. good morning. >> good mornin e

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