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6:00 a.m., thursday, january 7. here's what's happening. powerball fever has hit a record-breaking new high we are live with the details. a war of words could get a homeless family kicked out of their new home. police look for new victims after a main line man is charged with sexually abusing a family member. let's outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we'll start you off with satellite. we had clouds overnight and they are thin enough where we'll get sunshine through the clouds early and thicker in the day. 31 in philadelphia. in the teens in i allentown and reading. philadelphia a few degrees better. 35 in sea isle city. as we roll through the day it will get better this afternoon. 8:00 a.m., 28. noon, 38 and by 3:00 p.m., 44 yesterday's high was 40, so we are looking at improvement there and winds like yesterday are
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going to stay light. karen we have milder air coming in for the weekend there's a couple of shots of rain, one better than the other. i'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: i'm starting with a live look at i-95 approaching cottman that's southbound traffic just ahead we've got an accident, you can't see it from the camera shot it's at the end of ramp from cottman to i-95 northbound. watch for that, police coming to the scene right now. switching the camera view to the vine street expressway, no problems approaching i-95. the vine is reopened from the earlier construction overnight. on the big picture, we're looking at the blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 in the 40s an 50s at this point. taking a live on 422. we're seeing speeds at 5 miles per hour. no problems eastbound as you're traveling near phoenixville looking good. no delays between oaks and king of prussia, so far so good on 422. i think the delays will kick in shortly, matt and tam. powerball fever won't be
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taking a chill pill anytime soon. the pot will be sweetened big time now that no one matched the numbers. the take is up to 675 million that's the largest jackpot of any lottery game in u.s. historical. annie mccormick is live along the boulevard mayfair at a place where you can buy tickets. >> reporter: that's right, matt, here at this wawa you can buy the tickets. the pot is sweetened by more millions. $675 million. the largest jackpot had u.s. history. take a look at the video from last night of the powerball drawing that had a lot of people disappointed across the country. no one matched the numbers. last night's pot was worth 524 million. the payout would have had a payout of 300 million before taxes. 16 powerball jackpot winners
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have bought their tickets in pennsylvania more than any other state. new jersey has had luck in the past, as well. now people are looking at last night's loss like they gave it a try, others think it means they have another shot to be a millionaire. you will no the play because you think there's no way. >> reporter: i don't play i don't live in any little county that's where they will be winning. in the little counties that's where the people winning, mostly, rich people. got to buy a lot of tickets. how optimistic are you each time you play. it depends on my mood. i keep playing and i keep playing every time there's a big drawing, hopefully something happens. >> reporter: part of it is the buzz. the motivation, everybody telling me, the jackpot is this amount. >> reporter: the buzz is
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contagious, you don't have to be rich to win. that's the great thing about the lottery everybody has a shot, as long as you play. even though there was no powerball winner, that doesn't mean they were all losers. we're waiting to hear if anyone won the smaller drawing, if got all the numbers except for the powerball you could still be a millionaire. live at the wawa, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." the next powerball drawing is saturday night. we'll have the winning numbers on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. if you're playing good luck. developing this morning a driver is recovering from a nasty crash in the lawndale section of philadelphia. police say the driver lost control of the cadillac at levic and oxford avenue and slammed into a used car lot. he was taken to the hospital with serious head injuries. one car on the lot was damaged. it is unclear why the driver lost control. 6:04.
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happening today, a 6-year-old chester county man -- 60-year-old chester county man will go before the judge charged of sexually abusing a child. he was arrested on his 60th birthday. he is accused of molesting a family member between 2010 and 2014. he was active with church and youth groups, so police are fearful there could be more victims out there. a feud has developed between 300 ministries and a homeless couple. 300 am i tree raised money to lease them an apartment. the ministry said the family is uncooperative and want to evict them out of their home. the family said the christian group said they are forcing them to christian activities. that's not the issue, this
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family is not interested in getting help. this family wants a free ride to be able to sit down in a home not even try. if the couple does not have a place to live they cannot get their two young children back, educator and prominent leader is trying to bring both sides together. a local eatery will close because of problems going on with the chain. >> reporter: macy's is closing in ardmore. it will slash 4,500 jobs as part of the restructure you. stocks in china plunged again overnight and trading was halted for the day. that could send markets in the u.s. tumbling this morning. futures are pointing to a sharply lower open. all this coming after the dow and s&p 500 sold off yesterday.
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180,000 drones have been registered with the faa over the last two weeks. it was mandatory to register the aircraft in december. not registering your drone could result in penalties up to 3 years in jail or $250,000 in fines. electronics makers estimate 400,000 drones were sold during the holidays alone. that's a lot of money, jail time and 400,000 sold that's a lot. i was golfing one day, there was like a drone watching us. >> reporter: [laughter] >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan we have no precipitation out there. as we look outside, we have clouds above, but they are thin enough we'll get sunshine in early and cloudy up later in the day. other part of the story, of
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course, is that it is cold, so you do kneed your coat and extra -- need your coat and extra gear. we're continuing the mild afternoon trend. it's a chilly start, but this afternoon we'll add a few degrees over yesterday's high. the other highlight in our forecast is weekend rain, two shots of it one appears to be more likely than the other. 15 degrees in and i woulden town. 18 in reading -- in allentown. 18 in reading, 30 in philadelphia. 23 in trenton. so some of the northern spots are actually just about as cold as yesterday. philadelphia is a few degrees milder. 35 in cape may. coat weather all around. so there are the clouds that have popped up in the overnight hours, thin enough where we'll is get sunshine through. thicker clouds later in the day. a southern clouds mix in allentown, 43. milder than yesterday. down the shore, a bit milder with a high of 45 degrees, sun and clouds. in philadelphia, the high is 44 sun and clouds, a bit milder
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swindz -- winds staying light out of the southwest at 3 to 6 miles per hour here's where the numbers will be going. below freezing at 8:00 a.m. above freezing at 11:00 p.m. 42 degrees at 2:00 p.m. high of 44 around 3:00, or 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, increasing clouds, late at night a warm front gets past us there's a chance of light showers. this doesn't look like a lot of rain, though, but overnight saturday into saturday morning, a sprinkles and showers or possible. saturday night into sunday, this area of low pressure comes in. at one looks like it has a better shot of rain. late saturday night into sunday morning, is the best chance of rain with an inch to a of a inch on the way. 44 degrees a bit milder today. 45 tomorrow, clouds on the march, rain arriving at night a couple of light showers.
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morning showers on saturday. otherwise mostly cloudy sunny breaks later. milder high of 50. sunday, rain coming down heavy at times. an inch possible in some areas. in some areas we begin to dry out we get mild 59 degrees. after that another cool shot arrives, it will be blustery, feeling like the 30s. brisk and cold on tuesday, 38. wednesday we're looking at a storm system off the coast, might be close enough to deliver a flurry or snow shower. drama, accuweather drama. >> reporter: not a whole lot of drama yet. 6:10 we continue to follow developments in north korea. jim gardner heads to washington to speak to the vice president about north korea testing a hydrogen bomb. northbound traffic at creek
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road, building volume, but no big delay just yet. we'll have a check on i-95 and update you on the accident on i-95 coming up. a luxury automaker is done with mirrors, see the new concept car next in tech bytes.
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look here, out across the river rink. it is cold out there, cold enough to think about skating and hot chocolate. 6:13, 31 degrees. it's good weather fore frosty out there, except we couldn't build frosty yet. >> reporter: looking live on i-95, southbound traffic moving at girard you can see it's heavy. watch for that approaching cottman and girard. that volume kicking in. on the waze app we found real eagles fan complaining about the speeds on i-95. good morning to you. let's look at the maps elsewhere on i-95. on the ramp cottman avenue to i-95 northbound. police are responding to the scene, there's slowing at the end of ramp from cottman to i-95 northbound. in norristown, we're hearing about problems with the icing on the road. i talked to police out there,
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they said even though the water main break is mild, there may be barriers out there, there's ice on the road with temperatures below freezing watch for the ice on main street at freedly. main street at swede street there was a broken pipe there. they have not gotten a report of icing yet. they thought it might be a problem there. the construction cleared on the turnpike eastbound approaching norristown, so things moving a little bit better there. elsewhere on the maps, 55 northbound past main road construction until 3:00 p.m. observe the roads are looking good. 14 in rilen town. 18 -- in allentown. 18 in reading. 32 in millville. below freezing in philadelphia, which is better than yesterday morning at this time, but cold. vice president joe biden is weighing in on north korea's claim that it successfully tested the hydrogen bomb.
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the u.s. launched a plane to gather information whether the claims are factual. the hydrogen is ten times more powerful than the atomic bomb. this would be north korea's 4th test since 2006. "action news" anchor jim gardner spoke with the vice president. we'll continue to work, believe it or not with the chien nest -- chinese and the international community to bring pressure on north korea and to make it so that it becomes to pay an increasely higher price -- increasingly higher price for one nation in the world out of the world. five corrections officers are recovering after being beaten by teenage inmates at
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rickers island. one inmate wouldn't obey a direct order. one officer's nose was fractured and another suffered severe bruises on his face. the latest melee occurred inside the new transitional repair unit a housing area that is meant to rehabilitate unruly inmates. the trooper who arrested sandra bland has been fired. she ended up being arrested for assault. the charge alleged that he lied about how he removed her from the vehicle during the traffic stop. blanld was found dead in her jail cell three days later. her death was ruled a suicide. there's a dirty job that
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mike row said he would never do. >> reporter: we're off to a cold start this morning, extra gear on the kids. a little milder so we can lose the extra gear on the way home from school. next we'll check the airport. >> reporter: in tech bytes, virtual reality is the talk of the consumer electronic show. reorders are being taken for the virtual reality head set. the price tag 600 bucks. sonny showed off their hitech turntable. it allows users to convert old albums into audio files that can storld on your computer. -- stored on your commuter. bmw is expected to replace old technology on cars. it will have rear inside cameras and computers. the u.s. law requires that
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this move is move powerful. it is the number one movie in the north american history. it past avatar 75-point of million dollar lifetime. the worldwide record belongs to avatar. that could change when the force awakens open in china this weekend where a lot of people live. disney is the company of 6abc. we've only seen it once so far. tam is like 4 times.
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a little obsessed. looking at the ben franklin bridge. the commute is not too bad. in delaware looking at the overview no issues on i-95 an easy 12 minute ride between 495 and 92. mass transit on time, as well, dave. >> reporter: karen, we're off to a chilly start with temperatures blowing e below the freezing mark in philadelphia. the suburbs in the teens. we're looking at sunshine and clouds and light winds. 30 degrees by 9:00 a.m. noon, 38 if you have plans to get out there own public transit or do something this afternoon, the afternoon is best time today, clouds and sun, light winds and comfortable. you still need a coat, but four degrees warmer that were yesterday. as we look at the big board at the airport. we don't have any active precipitation, in our most commonly traveled destinations,
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dallas, fort worth which is a big hub for american we have fog. in "healthcheck," a lot of parents are sleep deprived more than others. when it comes to sleep, single moms are the ones not getting it. they get less than 7 hours a night and the worst sleep quality. the eagles interviewed bears offensive coordinator for 8 hours on tuesday night. it is reported he will get a second interview with the team this weekend. he interviewed for the brown's top job yesterday. a young leaders gets a tip from a customer, it's not money it's a message. katherine scott is live at the district court where a suspected child molester is expected to appear today. >> reporter: a man accused of molesting a young family member
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than rob banks. a kansas waiter is not happy with a customer who left behind a fake tip and a religious message. he picked up what he thought was a 20-dollar bill. it was fake money with a message that should he should pick up a bible suggesting there is something he could have that is more valuable with money. he has no problem with the customer spreading the word of god, but -- it doesn't pay the bills. >> reporter: he took it to social media, the bill went viral. powerball players dreaming bigger than yesterday. powerball jumped to a record setting jackpot overnight. that's next.
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man affiliated with the boy scouts goes to court on charges he sexually abused a relative for several years. it's milder today, we are thou thawing out from the deep freeze. the powerball jackpot has jumped to $675, the largest -- $675 million. the largest lottery prize in like ever. let's go outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: i'll tell you i'm glad i have a heavy coat on, because it is cold, but winds are light, so that's good. we have clouds that popped up during the morning hours, but they are thin enough where we'll get breaks of sunshine early. 30 degrees right now in philadelphia. but just 14 in allentown. 18 in reading, some of the
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northern areas similar to yesterday, the 30 in philadelphia is actually a few degrees better than yesterday. chilly this afternoon, but milder. we'll see 38 bly -- by noon, the high today, 44. yesterday we got to 40, so that's a bit better. we have shots of rain over the weekend, milder over the weekend, i'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: start to jam up on the roads, i-95 approaching cottman, southbound traffic you see how slow it is heading to center city. approaching academy to cottman and allegheny to girard. we have an accident on the ram to i-95 blocking the right lane from the ramp cottman to i-95 northbound we're seeing speeds at 24 miles per hour with one lane being blocked, police and ambulance on the scene with the accident. problem on the ramp to i-95 on the schuylkill expressway, as well. flying at 27 miles per hour we drop to ten miles. this is the schuylkill expressway eastbound starting near the curve it's right at the
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end of the ramp from belmont to the schuylkill expressway eastbound, the speeds ten miles per hour on the schuylkill expressway because of that. we talked about the police about the potential of icy conditions, we're 30 degrees in the city. in some spots only in the teens. therethere was water coming outa main at main and swede street. they have barriers, they expect the water company to come out shortly. be careful. powell at freedly a similar situation, they had broken pipes that may be icy there, as well. a chester county man makes his first court appearance on child sex charges. prosecutors fear there could be more victims due to his involvement in the community. katherine scott is live today where the hearing will takes place in newtown square. >> reporter: matt, charles
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robinson is accused of sexually assaulting a young family member. the victim is expected to here as well as robinson. he was a youth coach and affiliated with the boy boy scos and other organizations. police worry there could be other victims out there. >> reporter: 60-year-old charles robinson is accused of repeatedly molesting a young family member between 2010 and 2014. he faces a long list of charges. police did not reveal the victim's gender, but say the family member recently came forward with what happened starting around 1 years old. investigators say -- 134 years years -- 13 years old. it worsened to the point where the defendant mr. robinson tried to get into the shower with the victim, tried to get in bed with the victim and progressed to the point where it
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was unbear only for the victim. >> reporter: neighbors say the family moved in just a few weeks ago, he owns another home in connecticut. he lives hear with his wife and has children. now investigators are trying to determine if therein more victims. he was affiliated with church and youth groups, including adoption services of search of the savior own wayne. he had an affiliation with the boy scouts of america and youth groups, basketball coach, involved in a lot of programs. >> reporter: robinson was arrested new year's eve. a family member posted his bail. he is expected in court in several hours. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." new on "action news," families of shooting victims in the lehigh valley are suing walmart. the retail giant sold amunition to a man who was urge age and drunk and used the ammo is a series of simulation. the suit said walmart was negligent in selling amunition
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to 20-year-old robert your -- jordan who killed three people in allentown. walmart said the amunition could be used in a rifle and can be sold people who are 18. cell phone cameras caught jerry divine arguing with a referee and getting physical with a second ref. i've never seen anything like that from divine. he is not in a type of person. i never saw that in my years there. he was out of line. there's no reason to do that. no charges have been filed against divine. the state's inter scholastic athletic association said they never have received reports
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about him. they are waiting to see how the school district handles the case before it takes further action. powerball makes lotto history. nobody matched the jackpot, so saturday's jackpot is $675 million. annie mccormick is live along the boulevard mayfair. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam, here at wawa they are expecting more people to come over in the neck couple of days to buy tickets, because you have another chance. if you hurried out yesterday and got your ticket and disappointed now, look at the silver lining there's more millions in the pot. take a look at the video of the drawing from last night that left a lot of people disappointed. no one matched the winning numbers for the powerball jackpot. the payout would have had an estimated $300 million before taxes. 16 powerball jackpot winners
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have bought their ticket in pennsylvania more than any other state. speem -- some people we are talking to this morning saying the odds are so slim why bother. the others are saying they have a shot to win. do you think your chains are good? you have to play it to win it, right? >> reporter: and nobody won last night that philippines the jackpot is -- that means the job job -- jackpot is bigger. i would buy ann island and leave everybody behind. >> reporter: now it is the largest jackpot it's ever been. i think i'll try, i didn't play last night, i played last week. >> reporter: the lottery is waiting for you. okay. [laughter]. they are waiting for you, but you have to buy a ticket in order to win.
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the first woman we talked to went into an office pool for last night's powerball jackpot, you have a better chance of winning if you go in on an office pool. we'll hear from local lottery officials to see if anyone won the smaller winning. if you got some of the numbers, but not the powerball you could still win a million dollars. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." you can watch the powerball drawing on of abc on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. you said you would buy everybody tickets. >> reporter: buy us tickets. storm tracker 6 live double scan there's no rain, we have dry conditions and tranquil conditions. it's coat weather, we're off to are a cold start. in philadelphia, 30 degrees, some of the northern bushes
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areas around reading and -- suburbs, areas around reading and allentown in the teens. not much of a windchill. satellite showing there are clouds filtering in over the last couple of hours. we have breaks here and there. we'll see sunshine in the morning and clouds digging in as the day goes on. it will be milder this afternoon. yesterday we stopped at 40 for the high, today we'll get 44 around 3:00, or 3:30 p.m. high temperatures across the region. 43 in allentown. 42 in trenton. 42 in millville. mid 40s down the shore. as we take a look at tomorrow. we have a warm front approaching that will cloud us up a little bit, we'll get up to 45 degrees, late at night into saturday morning there's a chance of showers, these are mainly light and the trend has been to make this a drier forecast. we'll allow for overnight into saturday morning showers, but
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they will be light and spotty. the bigger chance of rain would be saturday night into sunday morning, as this wave of low pressure arrives this brings a oak e soaking rain. the best chance of rain is overnight saturday night into sunday morning. we expect a half inch or inch of rain to be over by midday on sunday and then we'll start to dry out. in terms of snow we have not had any flakes around, maybe a couple of flurries here and there. january 7th becomings the latest in the -- becomes the latest in the season in philadelphia, where we have not had a trace of snow. 2016 will break the record in the next seferldz maybe -- several days, maybe a chance of a flurry wednesday. 44 today, rain arriving at night, not snow. 50 degrees saturday morning sprinkle or shower around. maybe sun late. rainy start sunday, rain heavy
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at times. in the afternoon we dry out. 59 is the high. that system gets out he have -- out of here and we cool down next week. monday, blustery and a flurry around. tuesday, cold and 38. we could have a clipper system come in on wednesday, 38. we could get a snow shower or flurry around. wow. up next, more stories you didn't see last night, a bridal party's backlash that lands a groom in trouble for arson. >> reporter: we're busy on 42 northbound at creek road. no big delay just yet. we'll continue to check the vine and the accident on the schuylkill expressway when the accident comes right back. >>
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i get out of work and i go to the store, and somebody's, smellin' around, "mmm! i smell cookies." i say, "oh no, you just smell me. i just got out of work. that's honey bunches of oats, that's all." i say "don't eat me now." across the delaware and lehigh valleys. sky6 live hd trach -- taking a look up above as the morning commute ensues. >> let's head over to karen rogers with the latest look at traffic. >> reporter: good morning, we're looking live at the vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill expressway. westbound traffic slowing as you approach the schuylkill expressway. you can see the tail lights tapping the brakes a little bit. on the schuylkill expressway itself we have a jam past belmont where we have an accident there. eastbound traffic heavy at this
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point from the conshohocken curve we're seeing speeds 25, 10 miles per hour a slow go on the schuylkill expressway with the accident that's new here. boulevard southbound approaching red lion road we have police on the scene watch for that one. elsewhere around the region, we had a problem on the schuylkill expressway and i-95 on the ramp from cottman to i-95 northbound. we have an accident we've had the right lane blocked, police ambulance on the scene. you're traveling in the single digits. southbound it's heavy we're traveling in the 20s southbound only 9 miles per hour. jammed from bridge to cottman, southbound traffic on i-95 jammed from academy to cottman, cief jammed in both -- kind of jammed in both directions with that accident. watch for that. a verk -- a vehicle fire i-95 southbound near 202. 14 degrees in allentown.
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18 in reading. 30 in philadelphia. 32 in millville. milder this afternoon with highs in the 40s matt and tam. a man asked his friends to stands up for at his wedding, but said they were not there for when the marriage fell apart. he responded horrible. he torched their homes. he said his relationships with them went south because none of his groomsmen reached out to him when the marriage went on the skids. a priest was busted in long island during an parent drug deal early morning. officers found crack and crack residue in a pipe. he started smoking the drug after his sister was murdered by her mentally ill son in 2013 he
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is on authorized leave. it is congress' 62nd attempt to dismantle the affordable care act. paul ryan said we are confronting the president with the hard, honest truth that obama care doesn't work. democrats call it political theater. mystery in mississippi, a jet engine exhaust pipe plummets from the sky, but there was no plane crash. >> reporter: we're dressing the kids in a jacket to start out, all the extra gear because it is cold. this afternoon they can go lighter on the gear because we're warming up better than yesterday. i'll have the day planner forecast coming up. all the extra gear important this morning. for under 400 calories.
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rushing water takes over. this is i-95 southbound traffic jammed from academy to cottman and allegheny to girard. northbound is jammed from bridge to cottman because we have an accident blocking the right lane. 27 minute ride, a lengthy delay northbound from the vine to woodhaven. we have an accident people injured in the scene police coming out essington, 291 near stevens drive. >> reporter: temperatures in the teens, 18 in quakertown, fleetwood, berks county. slatington, 18. 17 in martins creek. we're in the 20s as we come closer to philadelphia. philadelphia is up around freezing, a lot of 20s and 30s over south jersey and up and down the state of delaware. so cold to start out. however, winds are light this morning as long as you bundle up you're okay. 30 degrees by 9:00. cold there. if you're running errands, 38 by
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noon. high today of 44 degrees at 3:00, sun and clouds, light winds that's milder than yesterday. a plane part mysteriously dropped from the sky in mississippi. the military explained that a piece of tail cone fell from a transport plane on a training mission. it landed in someone's backyard. i heard a loud boom, i didn't know what it was, but then i heard allowed sound behind me, something fell and i looked and the nose had hit the highway. >> reporter: no one on the ground or in the plane was hurt. the ladies of the talk got interrupted on stage during the people's choice award. inaudible. >> reporter: you antigoing to pull no -- you ain't going to pull no steve harvey up here. a man was trying to
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here the top stories, chester county man charged with
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axecy abuse is due in court this morning. charles robinson is accused of molesting a family member from 2010 to 2014. a feud has developed between chosen 300 ministries and homeless couple. the ministries leased the apartment, but they say they are uncooperative and want them evicted. the powerball drawing has reached a whopping record of $675 million. on the schuylkill expressway eastbound we're jammed from gulph mills to belmont. 12, 8 miles per hour it's a lengthy jam on the schuylkill expressway eastbound even though the accident has cleared. at the end of the ramp from cottman to i-95 northbound an accident there, you're only traveling 1 miles per3 miles pe.
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>> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing 45 today. the high is four better than yesterday, light winds, not bad. when we're not on the air head to 6abc.com. for karen rogers, tamala edwards, david murphy, i'm matt o'donnell.
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good morning, america. breaking news, trapped. 17 miners stuck nearly a thousand feet underground in upstate new york overnight. >> the cage is stuck 850 feet down with people on it. >> this massive crane brought in to help save them. the rescue under way right now. power failure. no winners overnight. the powerball jackpot set to become the biggest lottery prize in history, a whopping $675 million. the next drawing saturday and the new scramble to buy tickets. will it become the first billion dollar prize? thousands of homes threatened by landslides in the west this morning. those powerful storms creating dangerous conditions. extreme flooding stranding drivers. this tractor trailer pushing a car through the water. emergency workers saving this woman and the worst may not be over

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