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american history was just drawn and we have the winning numbers. it is wednesday night, jim's off, i'm brian taff. the big story on "action news" tonight is the powerball jackpot. are you holding the winning ticket? grab your tickets and hold on to your hats because we're about to find out. here they are: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, and the powerball number is 10. 4, 8, 19, 2, 34 and the powerball is 10. i am listening for screaming. do i hear it? not from christie. no matter who claims the jackpot, one thing for certain, the states involved in the powerball will come out as winners. and live to show us where all the money from ticket sales goes. hi, christie. >> brian, every time we pay $2 just to win to get that winning ticket, when we buy in, people
in our area win. the buying frenzy is real. >> ok, $4. >> i realize you have virtually no chance of winning, but somebody's going to. >> that's because every ticket sold means revenue towards your state. >> you know where the money goes in the state? >> to people like me, senior citizens. >> since 1971 the lottery in pennsylvania provided more than $24.7 billion to programs for the elderly. last year the bulk covered long-term services at homes or assisted living facilities, followed by millions of low prescription assistance and low rates for seniors and free transportation. delaware the ticket sales tonight generated $4 million which 30% goes towards the state's general fund. last year lotto sales helped new jersey pump $960 million in universities, school nutrition
programs and help for vets. >> it doesn't make me feel better i will win but that i am not throwing the money away. >> he has a system. >> running through the powerball lottery numbers for the last 20 years and then threw them into a system saying what is the percentage of these numbers hitting. >> still, dreaming big is all part of the fun. >> very exciting. i know it's going to be half of what donald trump has. >> now businesses that sell lottery tickets also get to cash in. higher jackpots mean more customers. more customers mean they are not just buying tickets, but also other items in the store. reporting live in wynnefield. >> looking at the winning numbers tonight: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the powerball number is 10. and don't worry, if you didn't catch them all, we are scrolling them on the bottom of the screen
so you can check out of your tickets. a much more somber note tonight, hundreds came together in wilmington to remember two young lives lost in yesterday's tragic house fire. "action news" reporter, jeff is live outside of the city of victory church in wilmington. jeff, most certainly a very emotional night inside of that building there. >> that's right, brian. that service lasted more than two hours. there was a tremendous outpouring of love and support for the family who tragically had been through this before. >> we pray right now that god has the love that will lift this family. >> grief and songs of praise. as the community gathers to support the carroway family and mourn the deaths of 3-year-old elizabeth and 3-month-old zipporah. >> he could have left us with nothing. but he left them here so they can still have a legacy to live. >> hundreds passed the city of victory church many with donated
clothes for mark carroway and his wife and lost everything. >> i can't imagine the pain. that your kids, it has to hurt. >> i was shocked because they have been through enough. they have been through enough. and all i could say is god, how much more? >> that's the question many are asking. carroway's mother died in a house fire in 1995 trying to save his sister's children. >> one thing i pray to god about is that i didn't want in to happen again because this is what my mother and my sister's kids went through. >> if we ever believed that you are a god, we need you right now. >> neighbors gathered in pray at the boarded up home, a memorial growing at the door. christina carroway escaped with her 2-year-old, but not able to return to save the others. the husband and wife are pentecostal teachers whose worst fears have come through. >> and we always pray, even
through last week that we don't want to lose babies. >> the couple's oldest daughter tells "action news" her mother is in critical condition with second-degree burns or her face, back and her legs. investigators are still trying to determine a cause to last night's fire. live in wilmington for channel 6 "action news." brian? >> jeff, thanks very much. meanwhile, a murder mystery unfolding tonight in west philadelphia. police rushed to the 300 block of north 63rd street around 8:15. they found a man in the rear of a business here suffering from multiple stab wounds. he died minutes later at penn presbyterian hospital. the victim's name has not been released. wilmington the scene ever more gunfire tonight and now a man clinging to life at the hospital. shot in the chest on the 1200 block of locust street at 6:40 this evening. the authorities have not yet identified the motive or a suspect. a conshohocken neighborhood transformed into what looked like an ice sculpture display
early this morning. a broken water service line sent that geyser of water shooting up into the air. but, of course, it wasn't water for long. the sub-freezing temperatures froze, and it clogged nearby drains causing a flood inside that business there. the icicles no shot with the temperatures, the coldest of all season. tonight not just coat and scarf weather, but bundling up all the way, like the top of your head. and adam joseph braving the temperatures with an scarf but no hat, adam. >> the wind died down, that is helping quite a bit overnight. but yet as mentioned, the coldest air of the winter season passed through this afternoon. high temperature in philadelphia was just 29 degrees. that is 11 degrees below average. but at least it was very bright.
right now our wind chills, 18 in philadelphia. feels like 11 in allentown, 20 in reading, 21 in lancaster, 18 in millville. the numbers far better than they were this time last night with winds over 40 miles per hour and wind chills around in the single-dick digits. and for the rest of us as we head out to work and school, sun and clouds, cold with a light wind. temperature 24 degrees at 6:00, and by 8:00 a temperature of 26. when i come back, we talk about above-normal temperatures for tomorrow and the rest of the week, and a chance for some rain at the beginning of the weekend, brian. we have the timing on it all with the seven-day forecast. >> adam, thanks so much. the head of the f.b.i. says the bureau is investigating last week's ambush of a philadelphia police officer as an act of terrorism. director james comey made the comments in pittsburgh today in an f.b.i. field office there. the philadelphia police say the suspect, edward archer, told
detectives that he opened fire on the officer in the name of allah and plannings allegiance to isis. and then information that he was part of a larger group and that the threat to police is not over. >> i am not commenting on his remarks, we are investigating it as a terrorist attack and trying to understand, as we do in all of these cases, what were the motivations. and often it is a tangled web we have to untangle. what are the motivations, who directed or inspired an individual, if anyone and who else might have been involved. that's the work we do and the work we're going right now in that case. >> and comey says isis different than the threat from al qaeda. and the islamic state uses social media to try to motivate anyone anywhere to its murderous goals. the f.b.i. investigation into corruption at allentown city hall snared another suspect. former city controller mary allen covall is charged with con
spir i didn't in an alleged bribery and kick-back scheme with city contracts. saying that she will plead guilty tomorrow in federal court. resigning last month amid the scandal. and the former financial director pled guilty monday, and a former city solicitor awaiting sentencing. the allentown mayor not charged. j a judge ruled that cosbill co about not be deposed next month but his wife will. she will be deposed. and the federal judge agreed to hold off on bill cosby's deposition as he faces criminal charges here in pennsylvania. the neshaminy high school basketball coach captured on camera in a physical altercation with a referee now facing up to 90 days in jail. the d.a. filed an offense of
harassment against jerry devine but not simple assault charges. devine in the classroom but off the court now, teaching special education but remains suspended from his duties as coach. a maintenance worker seriously burned this afternoon when the boiler exploded at a school in west oak lane. it happened just before 1:00 today. the franklin s. edmonds school in 8000 block of thouron avenue. no children injured, the worker taken to einstein hospital in stable condition. the school closed two days while the heating system is repaired. the house lost again in atlantic city. gambling revenues dropped 6.5% and the casino took in $2.5 billion which is less than half of what the industry make in its peak years ago. and four shutdown and eight survived. of course five of them won more
last year than the year before. the numbers illustrating atlantic city's losing streak hours after the new jersey lawmakers introduced a bill to add even more competing casinos in the garden state. a referendum that will be put up to voters. atlantic city mayor, don guardian, said that the added competition will hurt even more. and legislators in trenton are threatening a state stay your of atlantic city's finances. the city council president says the resort town just wants to keep governing itself. >> we are not going to be bullied, not going to be intimidated and want to work to a common goal of what is the best for atlantic city. >> there has been no vote yet on that measure, but another possibility being discussed is atlantic city possibly filing for bankruptcy. still to come on "action news" tonight, a no-good very bad day on wall street. and also video as american sailors are detained in the persian gulf at gun point. why a navy officer told iran he
is taking the blame. plus, breaking news regarding the mer murder of an american woman in italy. and the suspect taken in custody. and 40's and 50's in the south, and talking about the rising number in the seven-day. and why military service members and vets won't need beach tag this is summer down at the shore. and jamie apody with the latest in the search for an eagles' head coach when "action news" continues tonight.
we are following some breaking news out of italy tonight. a suspect has been detained in the murder of an american woman. 35 year old ashley olson found naked on her dead in a rented apartment in florence saturday. an autopsy determined she was strangled with a cord or rope of some kind. crime scene investigators returned to the department and detained a senegalese.
and he is none to be part of the local drug scene and the two seen on surveillance the day before the victim's body was found. 10 u.s. sailors back at sea less than a day after held by iranian soldiers. tonight, new video shows one of the sailors apologizing. the video first broadcast on iranian television. nine men and one woman with hands behind their heads. all of this took place yesterday when the two small boats they were in ended up in iranian waters. in part of the video, which one official says staged. >> it was a mistake that was our fault and we apologize for our mistake. >> the quick release of the sailors is hailed as a sign of improved relations between the united states and iran. secretary of state, john kerry, suggested that a resolution was a product of a now regular conversations between washington
and tehran. the bear is growling on wall street in a big way. stocks tumbled sending the s&p 500 into a market correction. considered a significant milestone. the s&p and dow jones having the worst start to the year in history. the dow fell 364 points. tech-heavy nasdaq doing even worse. analysts attribute the negative sentiment to a slowdown in china's economy and plunging oil prices which while good for drivers and transportation is economically disruptive for energy companies. in flynt, michigan word that cases of legionnaires' disease on the rise. health experts are trying to find out if there is a connection to the city's tainted water supply. tap water contaminated with too mu
much lead. and they are there to distribute bottled water and other needed supplies. a broken sewer main in new jersey is expected to be repaired tomorrow. and asked to limit use of water until the pipe is fixed. the pipe along hartford road carries 80% of raw sewage. without the pipe workers had to use trucks to haul that mess to the wastewater treatment facility. celebrating the arts, but also to benefit a friend tonight in old city. the home decor gallery. holding a party to open the doors to the new 16,000-square-foot showroom. and proceeds from the event go to help eli, the chef on market who was injured in the amtrak derailment last may. from our new jersey news room it is day at the beach for veterans. current members of the armed forces. service members can use the military i.d. to gain access to
certain beaches down the shore instead of having to pay for a beach tag of the new law also grants the privileges to their spouses and children. a nice gesture there. >> i am wondering if we can grab some of the heat off that. >> it was nice to look at. >> it was. >> the coldest day of the season, but things are turning around tomorrow. >> they are, but then another round of arctic air, similar to today and longer next week. and looking live on double scan live radar, we do have a lot of cloud cover upstairs not holding a ton of moisture in it. a couple of flurries are trying to pop north of and west of reading. if you are in the lehigh valley and the poconos, you may get a quick little hit the snow showers late tonight, early tomorrow morning. facebook and twitter, love it, sharing photos and videos with us and sent in from this evening's sunset at bombbay hook
national wildlife refuge. and some of the cirrus clouds and the geese flying into the field, a breath-taking photo and sunset for many this evening. the almanac in philadelphia 29 for a high today, 4 degrees above the typical low temperature this time of year off the normal of 40 degrees. the record still can hit 70 this time of year, and it happened many times this winter season. you know what? you never know, maybe it will happen again before spring arrivals. 21 now in allentown. 26 in philadelphia. 24 in wilmington. 18 in millville. you factor in a little bit of a wind, the wind chills aren't all that harsh compared to this time last night. 20 reading, 18 in wilmington, 18 this philadelphia. but still, up in the poconos well below zero. satellite and radar, some of the high cloud cover still overhead now and you can see some of the snow showers and flurries. a weak system in the eastern and southern parts of the great lakes that will slide to our north overnight tonight. so futuretracker showing between
3:00 and 5:00 in the morning, again could be a couple of flurries skirting the lehigh valley, especially up to the poconos. the rest of us just some clouds with temperatures starting in the 20's tomorrow morning. and then in the afternoon tomorrow, sunshine, high clouds, 41 philadelphia, 42 millville, and upper 30's to the north. 43, 3 degrees above normal tomorrow. not as cold, partly sunny, high pressure to the south. the warm front slides through friday with high clouds. up to 50 degrees on friday. 10 degrees above average while a new area of low pressure to the south skirts to our south and hits us with a little bit of light rain friday night into saturday morning, about a quarter to a half inch. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 43 tomorrow and even milder on friday. and we stay at 50 on saturday with the morning rain. it looks to be rain even up in the poconos in go-around with afternoon sunshine returning. and another arctic front moves in late sunday afternoon in the evening, maybe a round of snow showers.
it doesn't look very heavy at all, much like last night at 38 degrees. and bitter cold arctic air pulls back in to your day of service on the holiday monday. 29, wind chills probably in the teens again. and that arctic air sticks around tuesday and still stays below average on wednesday of 36 degrees. still at this point when i look beyond the seven-day it doesn't look like we will link the cold air with any big storms, maybe not even through the end of the month. >> thank you. this time tomorrow we will know the nominees for this your's oscars. some of the big questions generating buzz are these. will the force be with the "star wars." will leonardo dicaprio have the first shot at acting oscar. finding out who is contention when the nominees announced live tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. during "good morning america" only on
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but sorry pennsylvanians and delawareans and new jerseyan. one sold in california. your parents live there. call them right now. >> i don't think they even played it. all right. >> let's talk sports. >> what are the eagles for to win the lottery? that's not go to happen. who are they waiting for i should say. you watch, it will end up being pat shurmur or is it doug pederson? the only guy who they interviewed and they cannot hire anymore until kansas city is eliminated from the playoffs. and pederson says from what he heard the eagles stopped all of their interviews. a former eagles' quarterback and quarterback coach who is andy reid's guy he says his interview here went well. >> gosh it went great. it is a great opportunity to see howie again and mr. lurie and a
chance to talk with them and sit down with them. a lot of respect for the organization and what they are doing there you never know what is going to happen in those situations. it is an honor, obviously, to be in the running i guess with something like that. >> pederson and shurmur really the only guys left because tonight another bites the dust. the giants set to name their offensive coordinator as their head coach. he interviewed with the eagles last thursday, and they were said to be high on him. that interest from the birds may have forced the giants' hands. the flyers picked a really good time to get hot, consider they in the midst of ten games straight against conference rivals. the bruins one and they had a 2-1 lead on the flyers in the third period when wayne simmons and scored to tie it at 2-2. 1:23 later they were on top for good. the flyers the fourth straight win and the longest streak of the season beating them 3-2. one local football team made a decision on a coach.
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and memphis two free throws going up 2, and the owls one last shot for the win, and it falls short. they are drople the 67-65. and the hawks flying high, beating george mason, and the hawks are 13-3. la salle at richmond, the spiders wears number 3, and weaves into a tangled web and the lay-up, 83-61. the end of an era. the long-time wildcats football coach announced his upcoming season at villanova his last. he is there for the last 31 years. thanks very much. "jimmy kimmel live" live next followed by night line. his guests tonight are chloe grace moretz, josh holloway, music from dj khaled, featuring future. and "action news" continues at 4:30 a.m. for jim gardner and the entire "action news" team i'm brian taff. see you tomorrow.