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the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30. two massive fires break out in the early morning hours, both in new jersey. we have the latest in a live report. two suspects in the murder of a man in new york city will go before a judge today. mothers against drunk driving is marking 30 years with the plea for everybody to be safe behind the wheel this holiday season. we begin this half-hour with the windy and cold weather felt across the region. in fact a wind advisory has been extended. >> one step outside you can feel winter is upon us. let's look live outside, sky6 live hd showing philadelphia international airport. you can see the camera bouncing around there. we're wondering when the wind will stop. for answers we check in with meteorologist david murphy. >> reporter: you step outside you have temperatures in the 40s and a noticeable wind. the wind advisory was going to be expiring early this morning.
it has been extended until 7:00 p.m. the feeling that the winds gusts up to 40, 45 miles per hour which we're seeing west of philadelphia are possible across the region. drive carefully, debris in the roadways. here the current gusts. you can see in lancaster we're looking at a 44 mile an hour and philadelphia, just shy of 39 miles per hour. every now and then the gust comes up and you bust past those numbers. satellite showing you how we had sun earlier, now it's an overcast sky with patches of blue. the farther south you go, the more sun you will see. temperatures in the central park area of new york. 39 degrees. 43 in philadelphia. most of uin the low 40s. with the winds out of the
west/northwest, the windchills are in the 30s. 44 degrees by 2:00 p.m. a 45 by 3:00 p.m. 43 by 4:00 p.m. numbers not changing a whole lot over the next several hours. 6:00 p.m., 39 and the mid 30s by 10:00, windchills in the 30s this afternoon. we'll see the windchills in the 20s tonight. we're b thgs get better wednesday i'll have that story and another update on thanksgiving. >> as much colder weather settles in across the region rely on 6abc.com/weather for updates. you can keep the updated hourly forecast handy and staying connected with our meteorologists is a great way to get the latest weather information on facebook and twitter. several people were hurt in a raging fire in gloucester county. dozens of firefighters battled the blaze that burned three homes and vehicles and brush in the area, as well. bob bro the scene.
bob, the windy weather didn't help this fire fight, either. >> reporter: rick, no, the win fire crews left because it started back up. take a look behind me. you can see how extensive the damage is, so sad for the people living here. that one home where it started destroyed. the other two badly badly damaged and a lot of people without a place to live. it was a massive fire where it not only burned down the house where it started, but burned the house next to it. >> 15 to 20 feet above the house. >> reporter: that's the neighbor who captured the tblaiz -- the blaze on her a loud boom and the fire broke out. >> the flames were really big, burned that house real bad. >> reporter: several others lived there and tells us one of
his roommates had to jump from the second story. in all seven people inside were hurt and taken to the hospital. but ian tells us they will be okay. >> we are all being protected somehow. >> reporter: another live look, this was a wind-driven fire, officials say it wouldn't be as bad, but winds were so high overnight, the fire spread to the another home. it's never a good time for something like that to happen, but especially during the holiday season it really hurts. everybody will survive. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> another fire overnight left nine homes in ruins in trenton. the fire fight was delayed by live electrical wires that fell down near the burning home. pse&g had to be called in to
turn off the electric and the gas. the fire went to 6-alarm also. 6-alarms. the homes are gone right before the holidays. >> i lost everything. my life is good, my son, my husband is okay. >> when i looked over, i saw the fire, i've never seen anything like this. through the window there is a fire. >> investigators are sifting through the destruction to find the cause of the fire. >> philadelphia police are looking for two suspects in an overnight shooting, a 22-year-old man was shot in the thigh and the handle in strawberry mansion. the victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. police don't why he was shot. two people fled toward oxford street. no arrest in the murder of a man in west philadelphia. he was found shot in the chest on the 5500 block of chestnut
street. the victim went to get help at a nearby firehouse a block from where he was shot. he was taken to the hospital where he died. four separate shootings of police officers in four different states. elizabeth hur has the latest. >> reporter: four officers in four cities ambushed, one murdered just outside police headquarters. >> an officer down outside headquarters. detective benjamin marconi, a 20 year veteran was in his patrol car when a man got out and shot him twice in the head through the passenger side window. >> we've developed a suspect from the video surveillance. the suspect is a black male in his 20s, thin build, 5'8",
5'10" with a goatee. meanwhile, in saint louis another officer, a father of three is in critical, but stable condition after being shot in the face while sitting in his patrol car. >> the officer said he saw the muzzle flashes and felt the glass breaking in his window. >> reporter: the alleged shooter was killed in a shootout with police. two more shootings, one in florida and one in missouri, two officers shot during traffic stops. in the wake of the shootings we're told in san antonio and st. louis, officers will be working in pairs until further notice. president-elect donald trump is back in manhattan today where he is set to meet with formal rivals and long time allies. he will talk with rick perry said to be candidate for energy
secretary. coming to trump tower the forme speaker of the house of representatives, newt gingrich. chris christie met with trump over the weekend at his golf club in new jersey. no word if any new appointments will be announced today. >> there's much more ahead on "action news" at 12:30. the eagles lose on the road. this was brutal. hear from coach peterson about the wide receivers next. >> kanye west abruptly cancel a concert over the weekend and now he has canceled his tour. we'll have that when come right back.
>> a freak accident ended with what woman called a miracle. a tree came crashing down on top of a passing car in washington state. the tree crushed where the wife and driver were sitting. the driver was pinned to the seat. his wife crawled out through the back door. the couple will be okay. it's it was not raining or windy at the time.
but the ground was wet from recent rain. two men were charged in the death of a 26-year-old man in new york city. he was stabbed to death inside an apartment and he was buried in new jersey. >> reporter: the two suspects in the brutal slaying of 26-year-old are being held on $3 million bond each. >> to do something like this -- an animal let alone a human being is heinous. >> reporter: overnight one of the suspects, james rackover the surrogate son of a prominent manhattan jewler denied being involved. telling the daily news, i never hurt this kid. i never did this. police degree they believe he went to this luxury highrise with two men and three women
after meght them at a nightclub. according to investigators, he left the highrise to help all three women into the cab and re-entered the building and police say he was murdered. he was stabbed 15 times in the chest area and there is an effort to burn his body, a very disturbing crime scene. >> reporter: police believe the victim's body was removed from the apartment where he lived on this blood stained luggage cart. his body was later found in a shallow grave in new jersey 55 miles away. >> why did you kill him? >> reporter: moon while a grieving father is waiting for justice to be served. >> they need to pay for their actions. >> reporter: the two suspects have been charged with crimes in connection with the murder tampering with physical evidence. prosecutors say one or both of the men will eventually will be charged with second degree murder. lindsey janice abc new york.
mothers against drunk driving are marking 30 years and the philadelphia police departments and fire compartments -- departments are showing their support. the ribbons remind everybody to have a designated driver ready. more people are on the roads between thanksgiving and new year's. eagles fans are disoint -- disappointed after yesterday's loss. the birds at are at the bottom f the nfc east. coach peterson talked about his wide receivers who many say are not doing the job. >> we still have the four, we'll interject paul turner and just keep like we did last week, we kind of got everybody equal opportunity in there, you know, so nelson will be a part of that. again i'll evaluate it. >> the eagles have an extra day to prepare for the next game. they face the green bay packers
next monday night at the linc. you can see it here on 6abc. congratulations to the field hockey team at the university of delaware, the 8th ranked lady blue hens won their first ever championship. it was the second division one championship in school history. i'm sure matt o'donnell was happy. >> blue hen. a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> sky6 live hd looking at the center city skyline, it is cold out, so bundle up. david murphy has a check of the rest of the week including thanksgiving when "action news" continues in just a moment. to learn? at ds
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storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're dry across the region. taking a look outside we have sky6 live hd looking at penns landing. it's chilly out there with temperatures in the 40s right now. the wind every now and then headaching -- shaking the camera, because we have gusts in the 30s and 40s. tuesday it will be windy both days, the winds stronger today than tomorrow. winds you'll see the temperatures rise a little bit, but on thanksgiving a system will kick clouds in, it could be damp, but not a lot of rain that's good. 43 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the west/northwest at 24 miles per hour that's a sustained wind that's plowing through all the time. every now and then we get a gust in the 30s and 40s at times. satellite and radar shows you that the snow is pushing through eastern new york and central
new york a little word to the wise for travelers heading that way. doesn't look like we have much more of that in the poconos, although some is possible. overall it's clouds and sunny breaks across the region. the wind whipping through. 45 is the high in philadelphia today. 43 in in in allentown and 46 in millville and 47 in cape may. wind will be gusting then today for the rest of the afternoon and into the early evening and going up to 40, 45 miles per hour. windchills were in the 20s this morning in the 30s this afternoon and back to the 20s quickly after the sun goes down. the poconos maybe a snow shower, maybe not. still windy on tuesday, as well look at blustery you -- winds in the 30s tomorrow. future tracker 6 is showing you the windchill. looks like we're in the 30s right now, as soon as 7:00 p.m. everybody is feeling like the
20s and worst by 11:00, 11:30 when cesily tynan is on the air at 11:00 p.m. she'll have the windchills in the low to mid 20s in most spots. 44 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 45 is the high at 3:00 p.m. 43 degrees at 4:00 p.m. back in the 30s by 6:00 p.m. right around here is when the windchills are back in the 20s. 36 degrees by 10:00 p.m. zipping down to the mid to low 30s overnight tonight. today and tuesday we're stuck with the cold zip of air high temperatures in the 30s and 40s, we'll start to get on the other side of that little trough as we head into wednesday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're going for a high of 45 today. feeling like the 30s, very windy and chilly. sunny, but windy tomorrow, a better day overall with the high of 48. the winds die down we get partly sunny skies and 50. thanksgiving not too bad,
54 degrees which is around average. we'll see clouds and there's a chance of a touch of rain at times. it doesn't look like a lot, but it might be damp with a spritz here and there or brief shower. the parade is cloudy we're looking at a game time temperature of 43 in the morning and 50 by the end of the parade. mid 50s on friday, maybe rain friday night. looks like low to mid 50s after that i should say on sunday. partly sunny and cool there. a decent weekend coming up. temple football on saturday, wrapping up the regular season and getting ready for the conference championship. looks like it's going to be against navy. next couple of days windy and then it gets better. >> quick reminder we're days away from the annual 6abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade. watch rick and cecily our "action news" family live on the parade route. the parade kicks off at 9:00 a.m. on 6abc.
>> rain or shine it's going to be fun. >> topping the people scene, the american music awards celebrated the biggest acts in music last night. grande took home the top prize she was shaking on stage as she collected her award. she beat out rihanna and kelly underwood and justin bieber. bieber won 4. selina gomez won favorite female artist. kanye west pulled the plug on his tour. the cancellation included a stop in philadelphia which was postponed in october. afters wife was robbed in paris. this week in sacramento he ended a concert after 35 minutes on the stage which had his fans
enraged. >> a ground-breaking dance company is corporate operating drones into the program. the debut will be in philadelphia. karen rogers has more in this week's 6abc loves the arts. the parsons dance company is known worldwide for their modern dance and opening their tour right here in philadelphia with a program unlike any you've seen. with drones performing side by side with the dancers. the program is a world premier entitled the machine and it's design to explore the evolution of man and the machine. >> it's a fascinating world for a choreographer to get into. we're dealing with highly technical flying robots. the drones can move in a sharp way which gives them a personality, it's kind of menacing. the dancers mimic that.
>> reporter: the drones we created at drexel university excite center. >> i love novel crazy ideas. >> reporter: students spent a year buildings the computer operated drones synchronizing the machines to move with music. >> we'll have a fleet of drones on stage moving very gracefully and choreographically. >> david parsons founded parsons dance in 1985. >> we're a small group based in new york city, we're fierce we're well-known for taking risks. you'll see that in this piece. i'm going to give you guys goose bumbles. they perform at the prince threerpt december 7 to the 11th. visit prince theater.org or 6abc loves the arts for other area efforts. for 6abc loves the arts, i'm rogers roger.
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>> moving up on 1:00 p.m., meteorologist david murphy has one last check. this is your last check, right? >> reporter: yes. >> we see you a lot we appreciate it. it's going to be windy the rest of the way. kind of chilly. in the northern and western suburbs, low to mid 40s. 44 in reading. there are the wind gusts going as high as 45 miles per hour. down the shore and a couple of spots get milder, but still windy and chilly the same sort of feel. >> before we go, david murphy has one more check of accuweather. >> coming up on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. we take you behind the scenes as people across philadelphia get ready for the parade. there's rick. we check on the progress and
traffic impact surrounding thursday's big show. if you're looking for cash this holiday season, the solution could be sitting in your closet. find out how to sell unwanted items by using your cell phone in what's the deal. >> that's it for "action news." don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00 p.m., 5, and 6:00 p.m. >> for sarah bloomquist, david murphy, and the entire "action news" team, i'm rick williams. have a nice afternoon. we'll see you later.
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