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causing injuries to his face hands and chest. "action news" reporter chad pradelli is live on the block where it happened but sara bloomquist is live at the office of tobacco alcohol and firearms. >> reporter: local officials consider this a high priority case, investigators tell us they have not seen or dealt with an explosive device quite like this one in this area before. they feel confident that this envelope was intended for the man that opened it detonating the device sending shrapnel flying and causing serious injuries. it was just before 4:00 this morning when philadelphia police responded to 1808 pine street. they found a 60-year-old man suffering from injuries to his face, torso and left hand. there was clear there had been an explosion that happened when the victim opened an envelope he
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thought contained medication he receives by mail. >> it was constructing so when you open the envelope it detonated. >> there was substantial damage to the area where it was opened up and the appliances nearby. it was a substantial detonation. >> police evacuated 10 homes and a nearby bed and breakfast as a precaution. residents were allowed to return and the victim was out of town so it was unclear when the parcel arrived it was added to the man that opened it but it's unclear if the envelope traveled by mail or if it was placed at the address. >> there is a possibility it went through the mail but we don't know that yet. >> investigators from the philadelphia police, fbi and postal are working around the clock. they don't know the motive for the targeted attack. >> we think this is a single
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sin incident and a sure you no expense will be spared and we'll use every available resource to try to identify the person responsible for this violent crime. >> the victim's roommate was also at home at the time and was not injured. the envelope and the device inside have been sent to atf headquarters in virginia for inspection that should take about 4 hours and the postal specter is trying to track the bar code on the envelope and the victim received surgery today and is recovering. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. lets go live to the 1800 block of pine street. and "action news" reporter, chad pradelli, what is the reaction on the block? >> reporter: jim, as you can imagine there are a number of
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emotions, a number of disbelieve and worry that more than anything neighbors want more than anything whoever it responsible to be caught. >> the authority left the victim's home with bags and boxes of potential evidence looking for clues in the early morning bombing at 1808 pine street. this rittenhouse neighborhood is stunned by the attack. >> it's scary and shocking. you know i hope he recovered well and i hope they find out who did this. >> molly didn't hear the blast but some neighbors did. police say it sent shrapnel flying damaging appliances in the kitchen and badly injuring the victim's left hand. >> it was so loud i came a half meter up out of the bed. >> investigators spent the day searching for surveillance video and answers. they want to know why a 60-year-old local caterer would be targeted in such a vicious way. >> in the middle of a city like
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this -- >> pine street was shut down for nearly 12 hours as this investigation unfolded but as since reopened. i'm live in center city, chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a philadelphia police officer is now under arrest for the shooting of his son. 46-year-old dorian young faces charges of attempted murder. the incident happened september 5th at the family's home in east philadelphia. seth williams says that young and his 19-year-old son, divine got into a physical argument and young fired two shot as cording to william striking his son in the back and foot. commissioner richard ross suspended young today with the intent to dismiss in 30 days. u.s. attorney zane themminger is leaving his post he says it's time to focus on family and explore opportunities
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in the private sector. importapornographic and off emails exchanged between judges and top prosecutors had no impact on cases, that is the finding of the review from the attorney general's office. commissioned by former attorney general, kathleen kane, they found 20 employees, including judges and senior officials shared pornographic materials on state computers. days of high winds fanned flames across the delaware and lehigh valley valleys. firefighters spend the day containing this fire in camden county on 206 in waterford township is 80% contained. in berks county, in reading, pennsylvania state fire officials are keeping watch on hot spots after a brush fire burnt on mount penn last night.
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the flames were placed under control early this morning. this began in the woods behind reading high school and crews will use gps devices to measure the size of the fire. a bull made a break for it, trying to escape a slaughter house in fishtown today in philadelphia. an "action news" viewer captured video of the animal weaving its way through traffic on i-95 near i-676, the bull then exits the highway at callow hill. for public safety reason police and wildlife officials decided to shoot the bull at 8th street. it was extraly close call sunday morning when a large tree fell on ton of a passing car in the roxborough section of philadelphia. the driver was a 76-year-old woman who had to be rescued from the vehicle. we were able to speak to that driver today. "action news" reporter, walter perez has that story.
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>> the wind was whipping this past sunday as helen quigley was driving down henry avenue and noticed a huge tree swaying with the wind. >> all of a sudden i thought i better hit the break. and the tree was on top of me. >> the huge tree crushed a parked vehicle before landing on hers. she found herself pinned inside with the roof of her car pinning her head and was terrified but remembered a prayer. >> wherever i get in my car i fray to my guard again angel. >> that was in the form of an off-duty police officer. he reached his hand inside of the crumbled window. >> he stayed with me and called 911. >> firefighters. tracted her from the car in less than 30 minutes and helen was
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rushed to the hospital and released a few hours later with bumps and bruises and a huge relief for her family including her son state representative, tom quigley. >> i couldn't believe the luck, nothing happened seriously and walking out of there by 3:00 in the afternoon. just unbelievable. >> mrs. quigley said she is eturnly grateful for those first responders that pulled her from the wreckage. >> i want to thank them all because i'm still here. >> there is one thank you mrs. quigley has yet to deliver. because her head was pinned down like this, she couldn't see her rescuer. and the family is hoping that the officer will can't representative quigley office so they can personally thank him. the countdown is on. preparations are in high gear
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for the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. the art museum steps are now decorated in red, green and white. the parade is 1.4 miles long starting at 20 and and jfk and making its way along the parkway. if you are not heading down to the parade, you can watch it all right here on channel 6. cecily tynan, rick williams, karen rogers, adam joseph and alicia vitarelli will have full coverage of the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. and it begins 8:30 thursday morning right here on channel 6. it is beginning to look a lot like christmas at the philadelphia museum of art. tomorrow night this christmas tree will light up the museums iconic steps, the tree stands almost 50 feet tall and runs on light ta uses solar energy and adam joseph will have live reports tomorrow beginning at 4:00. coming up on "action news"
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tonight, a new jersey turkey farm is working in overdrove and we'll talk about why there is no place else they will get their bird for their thanksgiving table. and everything is under the microscope. and the eagles look to return to their winning ways. >> get ready for the coldest night of the season so far this storm system has an impact on our thanksgiving, we'll let you know how in the accuweather forecast. >> those story and more when "action news" continues tonight.
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new at 6:00 tonight. maybe you get your thanksgiving
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turkey at the supermarket but tonight nora muchanic says there are people that would never hear of such a thing they go right to the turkey farm. >> the countdown is on to thanksgiving and nobody knows that more than people at the tarky farm in hamilton township. >> this is our busiest day of the whole entire year. >> it's crazy and we are doing 10,000 birds this year. no sleep basically. >> while a police officer handles traffic waves of customers come in to pick up fresh turkeys that go for $3.59 a pound and you get a number and it's all cash. >> i would rather get a fresh one rather than a frozen one from the store. >> that may be the biggest turkey i ever seen you have an army coming? >> maybe 18 or 19 we like left
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overs. >> people that come here are coming here for decades and wouldn't hear of buying one anywhere else. >> 20 years i am coming here and they have the best fresh turkeys around. >> joan had her first boat 30 years ago and has been coming here every since. >> said this turkey is wonderful where did you get it and she said dipala's. >> it's the greatest joy to watch generations and generations coming in here to pick up the turkeys for the holidays. >> anymore used to cook 50 and 60 pounders from here. >> you need to put a seatbelt on that? >> big or small the tirkys are part of holiday traditions that look forward to the tasty birds all year long. i'm nora muchanicing channel 6 "action news." and volunteers have been busy giving away food for
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thanksgiving meals at the sunday breakfast mission in wilmington over the past two days, a total of 1400 families are able to pick up a 50 pound box filled with food. just last week the group was in urgent need of turkeys and reverend tom says the community has delivered. they were able to include a turkey in every single box.
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i suppose one of the entries before the game is whether nelson agholor will even suit up? they don't have many other options at wide receiver these days. the eagles get an extra day to fix what is wrong. they will host the green bay packers, the birds find themselves at 5-5. coach peterson is looking at everything and everybody now coaching staff included. >> we are all disappointed but i look at myself hard and make
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sure i am doing everything i can to make sure this team is number one and ready to go. putting our players in the right positions and sos that all part of the evaluation process that i go through. >> we invite you to join us monday night for eagles packers at 8:30 here on 6 abc. in addition to carrying the game we have a preview special count down to kickoff at 8:00 and please join us for a post game report immediately following the game. that is on monday. to the ice the flyers are making a swing through florida. lucky them but it's a business trip. a two game road trip beginning with the panthers, after tonight they visit the tampa bay lightning. they are stuck in mediocrity at 8-8-3. the word of the day is inconsistency. >> i think we are inconsistent
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at times. we need to get it back a bit. >> we have to be consist an in how we play and play a good game and start off the next game. we have to be more consistent. >> temple has the biggest gay of the season, the owls host east carolina and a win puts temple in the conference game for the second straight year. the sun is shining on this football program after a lackluster 3-3 start. the last two games were shutout victories and they have not given out a single point in more than 10 quarters of football. >> you feel like your team is peaking at the right time? >> i think so, after that early season adversity our guys are getting better and better. and not getting too focused on the results, and as a result they are turning into a good football team. >> we'll have more from coach rule on temple play book airing
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here on 6 abc saturday morning at 9:40. the sixers are off tonight enjoying their two game winning streak. tomorrow they host the memphis grizzlies and the off day is well spent. the sixers and coaches and military personnel and hundreds of volunteers packed meals for philabundance 50,000 meals, event took place at the north frankford boys and girls club in philadelphia. >> thank you ducis. 40 local families in need received enough food for thanksgiving today. they partnered with the foundation to give out turkeys and trimmings at their headquarters in philadelphia. part of the hunger relief initiative.
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huge tra vel day tomorrow and then of course the holiday. what about the accuweather forecast? >> it's getting unsettled toward thanksgiving but not that bad. we have had worse. believe me. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing tonight all is clear out there not a cloud in the sky and if you head to philadelphia international airport tonight pretty quiet conditions. and this is going to be a busy place tomorrow. one of the busiest travel days of the year. this is really the only place we are looking at some traffic troubles. the midwest, if you fly into detroit or chicago you will be dealing with rain delays, minneapolis also some snow and that system that will be cutting up to the north and bring us clouds with a few showers on thanksgiving. but if you do driving in the east it's looking great i-95 to
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new york city and boston is clear and south to richmond and i-95 to charlotte no problems west to pittsburgh looking dry and clear tomorrow. right now temperatures on the cool side. 44 degrees our high only made it up to 48 that is 6 degrees below normal. allentown 35 and millville 35 and wilmington 41 and trenton 38 degrees, winds are finally diminishing and still it's breezy enough to have a windchill and make its feel like 30 in allentown and 14 in the poconos and 39 in philadelphia and 41 in cape may and the high pressure is building in tonight. clear skies and low humidity and diminishing winds that adds up to the coldest night so far this season. and this is the system that i am tracking for thanksgiving, satellite 6 along with action radar showing you see that comma shape a strong storm but the bulk of it misses us to the north. kind of a secondary low develops and brings us clouds and showers on thanksgiving.
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the next 12 hours it's clear and cold. 23 degrees in the cooler suburbs and philadelphia so far the coldest morning 35 we'll beat that by a lot all the way down to 30 degrees, the first temperature below freezing night in philadelphia so far this season. we'll have a lot more and tomorrow a pretty nice day. again temperatures on the cool side. and light winds it feels a lot warmer than today. plenty of sunshine and high, thin clouds late in the day and philadelphia and cape may 50 and allentown 49 and trenton 48. future tracker 6 showing early tomorrow night at 8:00, could have snow flurry activity across the poconos and then as the low pressure develops off the coast we are looking at late showers developing and the latest shows the best chance of it is at lunch time and then diminishing as we head into thursday evening, the forecast for the 6 abc thanksgiving day parade not that bad. not perfect but we have had worse lots of clouds and the
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possibility of a couple of late showers, the best chance of that is toward the end of the parade. take the rain gear just in case. 8:00, 43 and 10:00, 46 and noon 49 and not really all that cold. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sun with high thin clouds, 49 degrees and cloudy thanksgiving day and 52 with afternoon showers, friday a more significant storm moves through, that will bring us lots of clouds with widespread afternoon showers, 56 degrees and behind that system it's breezy be partly sunny and saturday and great weather for the temple game and 54 and monincreasing clouds and 54 and monday night football game and then tuesday it will be mild but it will be wet with rain likely and a high of 60 degrees. again not a perfect thanksgiving forecast but not that bad. >> a perfect thanksgiving with your family. >> abc world news tonight is
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next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 10:00 with phl 17 and ducis rogers and adam joseph. and please join us on channel 6 for a hidden camera investigation. here is wendy saltzman with a preview. >> reporter: did you ever wonder what is in these hand dryers? "action news" tested filth and grime to find out what germs are lurking inside. >> i thought it was dirty down in there when you stick your hans in there. see the results of our investigation on "action news" tonight at 11:00. >> cecily tynan and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00. my gravy had an accident.
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follow me. i'm usually the gravy master. my guest list just tripled. i want to go really big with my appetizers. we can do it without blowing our budget. oh yeah, this is great! my family deserves a new tradition... happier and healthier. everything for thanksgiving. that's my giant.
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tonight, breaking news. after the deadly storm, the new and major system set to hit tonight. chicago, detroit, several cities in the bulls eye. then, moving east, affecting millions traveling this thanksgiving. also breaking, what we have just learned about the driver in that deadly school bus crash. the children who survived revealing to us what happened on that bus moments before the crash. the police officer ambushed. now, the arrest, and the new moment today. what the suspect says when asked, did he kill the officer? you'll hear it. president-elect donald trump's about-face. >> lock her up! lock her up! >> after chants of "lock her up," what he's now saying about hillary clinton tonight. and mr. trump on those nazi salutes. the group celebrating his win. breaking news. pictures coming in of a

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