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"action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist and walter perez. sunday night, serious crash shuts down route 73, in burlington county. also another twitter storm from donald trump now he says millions voted illegally. but the big story on "action news" is busy travel
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day as millions of people are hitting the road, the skies, and rails after the long thanksgiving weekend. >> that is right tense of millions of americans traveled for the holiday and now we're all coming home. "action news" reporter bob brooks has more from the airport. hi there, bob. >> reporter: hugs and good bye inside philadelphia inn national airport. you you are seeing final moments, sent between family and friend as the thanksgiving holiday, comes to an end. there is some of the estimated 49 hill travelers today, according to triple a43000000 go by road, and 4 million, in the the air and rest on cruises, buses and trains. really it is a bitter sweet journey for so many. their thanksgiving was a blast. >> like everyone, and, we all had a huge thanksgiving day feast and we brought the a turkey, pumpkin pies. >> reporter: before sabina took off for college in kansas she wanted to say something to her family in royersford. >> i miss you. i'm going to miss you. wish me luck on all of my
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finals because difficult not the study. >> reporter: others were returning to the delaware valley. >> i miss and love them already. holidays make it worse. >> reporter: patrick rich is back in town from florida, he goes to penn, although he is not ready for school again but he is happy to get back to university city. >> i'm looking forward to seeing my trend, yes. >> reporter: look at airport check this we have seen no crazy lines offer anything like that, which people are really enjoying, as they travel back to their destination. other thing they are loving is excellent weather outside, making it, a nice compliment, as they helped home. sarah, reporting from the philadelphia international airport bob brooks, channel six "action news". turning now to accu weather. clear skies for all of those travel tours day, didn't turnout to be a bit on the chilly identify but just what you would expect for late november. meteorologist melissa magee joins us with the first check of your accu weather forecast, hi there, melissa. >> hi there sarah pretty seasonal across delaware and lehigh valley, good news on our sunday we had more
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sunshine. yesterday's high of 50 and today we came in at 50 degrees. average for this time of the year is 51. certainly wasn't bad outside today. right the now with the win it is 46 in the city, 42 in reading. up in the poconos 35 degrees, down in cape may coming in at 47, and 45 degrees in beach haven. if you are traveling, heading back home after enjoying thanksgiving day holiday no major delays, anyplace we are finding delays up in north jersey there in newark international, and as we widen out picture here you can see everyone else gets the green light from denver on eastward into minneapolis, chicago, charlotte, even here in philadelphia. back here at home, as we look at the day planner for rest of tonight, 7:00 p.m. that temperature at 44. lower 40's at 8:00 p.m. forty-one at 9:00 underneath partly cloudy skies and then 40 at 10:00 p.m. at 11:00 tonight we will be in the upper 30's. talk about the head line. dry start back to work on monday and tracking a soaking rain potentially on tuesday and wednesday and in the the wake of that it will turn cooler this week. we will go over details with
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the the full, exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. police chase ended in a crash this afternoon in evesham township. the it happened at 12:30 in nearby voorhees when officers started chasing a vehicle on route 73. the suspect crashed into several cars, and was taken into custody. several people were injured, but only minor injuries were reported. meanwhile route 73 at evesham road is still shut down at this hour. investigators are trying to figure out what started an overnight the house fire in west philadelphia fire broke out just before 2:00 a.m. along 100 block of north dewey street. everybody inside was able to get out safely and fire crews gained upper hand in 15 minutes. police are searching for the person who stabbed a man during a home invasion in bucks county. it happened yesterday, at the great friars apartment in chalfont. police say a three two-year old man was stabbed inside his apartment, he is now in serious condition. investigators say that the man was intended target but has not said what the motive might have been.
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convention officials in wisconsin are set to meet to discuss possible time line for recount of the state's presidential election. it comes at the request of the green party candidate jill stein, who plans to ask for recounts in pennsylvania and michigan. "action news" reporter janet reyes is live from the satellite center with the details, janet. >> reporter: walter, donald trump took to twit tore rail against his former opponent hillary clinton this time it is over her controversial decision to join in on the efforts to recount, from the election votes in wisconsin, as well as several other states. president-elect donald trump blasted former rival clinton in a flurry of tweets. the just hours ago he tweeted in addition to wick the elect rally with college in a landslide, i won the popular vote, if you did deduct millions of people who voted illegally. and this one just before, hillary clinton conceded the election when she called me prior to the victory speech, and after the results were in. nothing will change. but it was trump was widely
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criticized for stoking fears about elections integrity and refusal to accept the loss. >> we know it is a rigged system. >> 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> reporter: still that concession speech made by hillary clinton after a crushing defeat, is fresh in the mind of many. >> we must accept the result and then look to the future. >> reporter: it comes as no surprise to many that the clinton camp plans to join in on efforts to recount votes in wisconsin. in a blog post campaign general council mark elias says quote because we have not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology, we had not planned to exercise this option ourselves, but now that the recount effort was launched by green party nominee jill stein who was also pushing for recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. >> there were a lot of attacks taking place around this election. >> reporter: move trump supporters and surrogates say is hipocrit california and futile. >> president obama and
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president-elect trump speak regularly, they spoke yesterday at length, they are trying to move on to form a government. high time hillary and her supporters do the same. >> many of the clinton supporters are behind this most say openly that they don't think there will be significant enough change that he is will effect thee results. reporting live from the sat center janet reyes for channel six "action news". >> thank you. now reaction continues to pour in from around the world today, after the death of fidel castro. there is celebration in the streets of little havana in miami and silence on the streets of havana, cuba. >> castro is proven to be as divisive in death as he was in life. abc's elizabeth hur has more. >> reporter: sarah and walter it is the end of an era and while cube ace warning people in miami are celebrating and all of this is happening where both countries are asking what happens next. a sea of flags from the air, celebrating, the death of
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fidel castro. >> it is like a new beginning. >> reporter: on the ground, cubans in exile praying for the day freedom rings, vivian, came to florida as a child in 1961 with her family. >> i never grew up as a grandmother or grandfather with my cousin, with aunts and uncles we were small, my parents and my brother and that was it. >> reporter: in cuba ative rent mood. elian gone sol hose became a symbol between the two countries after he was rescued off the coast of florida before a legal battle ended with his forced return to his home land, it is mourning castro's loss. in an interview with cuban state television. >> fidel was a friend, who was with my family, like my father at the most difficult moment and he made aid possible to come back to my father and cuba. >> reporter: feelings not shared by senator ted cruz whose father fled cuba decade ago. although no u.s. officials said they plan to attend castro's funeral the former
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presidential candidate, lashed out. >> i hope we don't see barack obama and joe biden and hillary clinton and democrats lining up to lionized a murder us tyrant and thug. >> meanwhile president-elect donald trump who has said he might undue america's renewed ties with cuba later said in a statement that our administration will do all it can to assure that the cuban people can finally begin their journey towards prosperity, and liberty. in new york, i'm elizabeth the hur for channel six "action news". and castro's death has reignited questions about new jersey fugitive joanne chessmar. the she's wanted for escaping prison where she was serving time for murder of a new jersey state trooper back in 1977. she currently lives in cuba where she fled after escaping prison back in 1979. she was granted amnesty by fidel castro, just hours after castro's death new jersey state the police posted a message on facebook saying they will never stop pursuing
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her. there are believed to be dozens of american fugitives living in cuba. abc news has a team in cuba tonight and will bring you latest from the island nation on world news sunday coming up at 6:30 right here after "action news". there is much more to come tonight on "action news", last night's power ball worth 421 million-dollar, we now know was where the winning ticket was sold. >> it wasn't us. it was a race against time for local vet chin that i can offers low cost spaying and neutering for pets, why they wanted to take care as many animals as possible today. eagles prepare for monday night football a showdown with the packers, jeff skversky with sports when "action news" comes right back.
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a camden county animal chronic that previously cost care to animals is in need of a home. a new home. the spay our stray clinic is currently operating out of the lindenwald senior building and community center, but lindenwald council members
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told the organization that it has to find a new, larger location, to accommodate all of the animals it cares for. today it the hosted what it called a mega clinic to say, newt eras many cats as possible. and to get word out about its need to find a new building. >> you would like to think it is community based and we reach out to senior citizens, people that are on limited incomes, and people that do a return. i mean, it is definitely a service that is valuable to the community. >> the say our strays clinic has been operating in, camden county for ten years and previously cost care to hundreds of animals. a popular holiday tradition in philadelphia is back opened, for the holiday season. christmas angel traveled all the way from germany to attend grand opening of the christmas village right there in center city. she joined shoppers as they check out holiday theme items at open air market right outside city hall. members here will be selling gifts and stocking stuffers all the way up to christmas eve. someone in tennessee will no longer worry about paying
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off those christmas credit card bills because someone in the volunteer state is owner of the only winning 421 million-dollar power ball ticket. the winner has not yet come forward publicly. the cash option for winning ticket is worth $255 million. there the was a one million-dollar ticket sold in pennsylvania, the other one was sold in minnesota. >> wow, that is a lot of money. >> a lot of money. still to come on "action news", tonight, jeff skversky has sports. >> eagles are getting ready for monday night match up. jeff has a preview when "action news" comes right back. (avo) namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients who are taking donepezil. it may improve cognition and overall function, and may slow the worsening of symptoms for a while. namzaric does not change the underlying disease progression. don't take if allergic to memantine, donepezil, piperidine or any of the ingredients in namzaric.
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. well, jeff's here with sports, the cavilers and lebron in town today and sixers giving them a run for their money. >> lebron always a big problem for everyone especially the sixers but with 14 in the first half today. j o.j. o and sixers putting on
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a hoe against lebron james and cavilers defending champions missed their first 14 shots begins joel embiid and sixers who are in the lead for most of the day. cleveland, they failed to make a shot until embiid is on the bench. here comes lebron slamming it down. he comes back inside, final seconds of the first, what a move in the lane. basket and foul. embiid with 22. jahlil okafor looking strong too. sixers up by 14 in the first half. but lebron, he sneaks them back in out of no where, rebound and put back. the lebron with the triple double. third quarter sixers trying to runaway with it, caught, robert covington, this is wide open lay up. sixers 62 turnovers last three games. fourth quarter cleveland takes their first lead and they don't look back. irving scores 19 of his 39 in the fourth. and cavilers close it out, sixers lose their third straight 112-108. brett brown says he is still proud of their effort. >> by and large you walk out of the game thinking i think
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our guys played well, you know, we always want more but free throw descrepancy is punishing, and the 12 turnovers in the second half is just, you will not make that autopsy begins players of that caliber. no pressure or anything but the eagles are running out of time to get on a run after losing five of seven, this is a must win tomorrow night against aaron rodgers and packers hoff also lost five of their last seven. >> we got the to win every single one, next six, and that is something we all know and that is something we plan to do. >> you know, thanksgiving, you know, obviously the team we need to lose, obviously lost. but now, we have to go out there and win. >> well, monies also a big night for two big names in the eagles history, four time pro bowl linebacker jeremiah trotter and merrill reese, calling games for 40 years,
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will be inducted into their hall of fame. >> it is the greatest honor that i have ever received, and it is amazing to be honored for something that you do that you love so much. >> a lot of linebackers come through this organization and to be inducted in the eagles hall, with all of the other greats, it means a lot to me. >> man, i miss ax man, eagles/packers on six abc monday night, coverage kicks off after eight, followed by at game, post game show live from outside the eagles locker room. eagles rooting for browns to beat streaking giants today but eli hang for those three touchdowns, two of them to odell beckham junior he feels just fine. giants win 27-13, it is their sixth straight, longest winning streak since 2008 when they lost to the eagles to the playoffs. brown, yikes, drops to zero and 12, worst in the nfl. next sunday eagles in cincinnati to day bengals
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hosting joe flacco and baltimore ravens. flacco's defense, time minute, bengals can win it, andy dalton stripped by elvis dumberville, bengals have only three wins. flyers rookie goalie anthony stolarz will be first new jersey goal tend tore start a game tonight when flyers host calgary flames. he is a former second round pick, and grew up in jackson. college hoops, lasalle down the road at drexel tonight, and drexel freshman kirk leon fire. team high, 21 but drexel can't catch up. lasalle 18 in the first, makes it 62 percent from the beyond, cloon roberts with the 22. lasalle wins, 89-78. much more sports tonight on "action news" sports sunday, at is 11:35, of course, we are talking eagles, packers that is a big story line, a big one tomorrow night, with the five and five eagles. >> sound good, jeff thank you. a look at your workweek
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forecast next up on "action news". >> that is right, meteorologist melissa magee has the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back. hello, peco. so i'm calling to see if you can help me save on my energy bill.
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meteorologist melissa magee has your accu weather forecast. rain moving away, in the forecast. >> much needed rain tuesday and wednesday. we will talk about the details of that, guys. we will show you storm tracker six live double scan radar. the it is dry right now. we had more sunshine today. no issues with precipitation here on this sunday evening.
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we will show you picture outside, sky six live in hd looking at the commodore barry bridge and you can see we have a partly cloudy sky across the delaware and lehigh valleys and temperatures are on the chilly side, our high today in philadelphia at 50. we have a westerly wind coming in at 46 in the city, chilly in the poconos 35. forty-two in reading. forty's down in dover at the coast in cape may coming in at 47 degrees. here's satellite six with action radar, you can see it is dry, quiet. we have high pressure to the south that provided us with sinking air. earlier today we didn't have much in the the way of cloud cover but clouds are starting to fill up once again across the region which is why we are dealing with the partly cloudy skies. the that is the call over the next 12 hours a few patchy cloud around otherwise it is brisk and cold. 27 degrees in the the suburbs, for overnight low and drop down to 34 degrees in philadelphia here's set up for our monday, high pressure moves further to the east, tomorrow, so we will tap into return flow. it is milder. high temperature on the 56 degrees.
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is there the front off to our west, and this will be working its way eastward so early sun giving way to afternoon cloud as we get into monday afternoon. high pressure loses it the grip by tuesday, so by then it is a milder day in at 65 but this front gets closer. period of rain will be on the way. in fact, an area of low pressure travels up along this front as we get the in to tuesday night and into wednesday. so there will be two days where we are tracking a good soaking. in fact future tracker six showing you that tuesday and wednesday when we look at possible rainfall totals we could pick up anywhere from an inch in some spots close to 2 inches, locally higher amounts then that as flood of moisture moves through. it is much needed rain because some locations are abnormally dry across the delaware and lehigh valleys. but tomorrow night, eagles are at home at the link. prime time match up against the packers. kick off around 8:30, mostly cloudy, wind south east at five to 10 miles an hour. kick off temperature at 48 degrees. we will look at the fourth quarter it is chilly at 46. here's the exclusive accu
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weather seven day forecast on monday, sun, afternoon cloud, high temperature at 56 degrees. on tuesday, milder day, high of 65. we're tracking period of rain on and off. on wednesday, it is warm, still wet, high temperature coming in at the 65, one to 2 inches of rain, locally higher amounts then that. thursday morning rain and late day clearing with high temperature of 61. on friday it is breezy, cooler, with a high temperature of 53. back down to seasonal levels as we get into next saturday partly sunny, high of 41. next sunday mostly sunny, temperature at 49. we will start off dry and then tracking that moisture that moves in mid week, guys. you can find the seven day forecast and a live look at storm tracker six live double scan radar anytime of the day right there on the web site. just go to six abc.com/weather. >> abc world news sunday is next here on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we're right back here again on six abc at 11:00 o'clock.
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now for melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist, and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. we will he see you right back here at 11:00 o'clock. >> ♪
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tonight, a special edition of "world news tonight" from havana. the death of fidel castro. the dictator reigning for decades, defying the u.s. nine official days of mourning here in cuba have now begun. the flags at half-staff. tonight, cuban exiles in miami celebrating in the streets of little havana. while here, we meet so many families who now mourn their leader. and what they say about a future relationship with the u.s. also, the cuba backlash. new questions about the renewed ties with america. president-elect donald trump's team calling it a one-sided deal, suggesting it won't last long. and president obama facing some backlash for his official statement. the recount battle brewing.

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