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popular vote count accuses millions of voting illegal. also, the return from thanksgiving holiday. next on "action news." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> "action news" delaware valley's leading news program with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist and walter perez. ♪ ♪ >> the holiday weekend comes to a close and with it a crush of
travelers returning home. tomorrow it's back to work for most but before that folk had to deal with gridlock, packed planes and trains. it's the end of a busy travel day. millions hit the skies and rails after a long weekend. >> aaa estimated 48,000,000 americans traveled this holiday weekend. christy has more. hi, christy. >> hey there, walter. traffic is fair life light at this hour. depending on who you ask, getting around or home for that matter was a challenge for some this evening. >> it's been rough today. >> tell me about the traffic? >> it's horrible. a six or seven hour drive has been nine hours. connie is on the home stretch to pennsylvania. >> it's usually an hour and a half drive. it took three hours to get
there. >> highway gridlock caused one man to miss his train. >> my train was 5:45. it's now 7:00. >> we parked across the street. >> you can't get here. >> when you did arrive, how has the two hour wait been for you? >> tiresome, long. i'm hungry. i'm sleepy. i'm tired. otherwise, fine. >> it's one of the busiest travel days of the year. that's why we are not on i-95. we have done that. we are not doing it today. i would rather wait here. >> but for others -- >> it was smooth. busy traffic. >> did you expect that? >> yeah, that's why we left late. >> maybe that's the strategy, leave later. aaa thought most would travel by car. a lot of those we spoke with
said gas was a deciding factor. christinelleto. >> aaa predicted 4,000,000 people flying the friendly skies after a thanksgiving weekend with family and loved ones. folks we spoke with said it was bittersweet journey home. >> i miss them already. holidays make it worse. >> the good news is travelers didn't encounter terribly long lines at the philadelphia airport in fact airports ace cross the u.s. reported minimal delays. the weather cooperated but accuweather is tracking rain for the coming workweek. melissa magee has the forecast. melissa? >> sarah, it wasn't a bad finish to the weekend but the high in
philadelphia 50. 41 in the city. chilly in the poconos, 27. 37 in redding down in cape may 46. if you are perhaps doing late night traveling, we have travel delays across the northeast, boston to washington d.c., washington and buffalo and pittsburg. we are dry tonight but the change comes like this, radar 3d, an area of low pressure across the heart land with a trailing cold front working its way eastward not tomorrow but tuesday and a prolonged per period of wet weather into wednesday. dry start back to work monday, potential soaking tuesday and wednesday and behind that turning cooler this week. we have a full exclusive in the ak weather forecast. >> we need the rain. thank you, melissa. >> dramatic new images showing a
fire that broke out. this is the beam lummer company. it broke out at 6:30 and took firefighters quite a while to get under control. the flames were so stubborn they threatened a nearby barn with horses. >> firefighters in philadelphia are trying to figure out why two cars caught fire inside an impound lot outside of richmond street. firefighters doused the fire and no injuries have been reported. breaking news from bucks county route 213 in language horn have been reopened but they were shut down because of a serious crash that happened just before 9:00 tonight. a man was trying to change his tire and was hit by an on coming car. he was rushed to the hospital. no word yet on the extent to his
injuries. >> this afternoon a fire started in nearby voorhees when officers started chasing a vehicle on route 73. the suspect crashed into several cars and was taken into custody. route 73 was shut down several hours while investigators pieced together what happened. >> election officials in wisconsin are set to meet tomorrow to discuss a possible recount of the state election. donald trump claims millions voted illegally without offering evidence. jeanette has details. >> walter, the recount could begin early as thursday. officials are meeting tomorrow to approve the timeline. this comes after millions of dollars were raised by the green party to get the effort going. it's prompted a twitter back blash from donald trump who called it sad. >> we must accept the results
and look to the future. >> it was weeks ago that hilary clinton gave her concession speech to donald trump. now clinton and her team announced they are entering the fray of an election recount in wisconsin. this prompted a try raid from president elect donald trump in a tweet already making headlines. he said in addition to winning the electoral college in a landslide, i won the popular vote if you deduct the millions that voted illegally. supporters got behind trump and piled on the criticism and claims of hypocrisy. >> this is "a" fundraising driven fraud by a person that won 33,000 votes. >> they are trying to move on and form a government. it's time hillary and her supporters do the same. >> the recount was launched by
green party nominee jill stein also pushing for recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. the move has plenty of supporters. >> i don't know why they are so nervous. no recount. whatever you do don't do a recount. calm down. if you won, it will show the same thing. >> and the question about the outcome. >> it's a legal right. i don't think anyone thinks there will be changes. we'll see what happens. >> the white house said they don't see evidence of hacking or anything that would make them question the results of the election. they say this is simply the will of the people. jeannette reyes, channel6 "action news." >> jeanette, thank you. reaction pours in from around the world after the death of fidel castro. there is silence on the streets of havana cuba.
castro is proving to be devicive in death as he was in life. >> the plan is to have castro's body cremated and taken on a journey across the country as people grieve and celebrate in two nations. >> in cuba, i felt's the end ofn era and the official nine days of mourning in cuba with flags at half staff. churches in havana offering serviceservices for a man they a revolutionary leader and champion. castro who took power in 1959 promising democracy jailed and executed opponents, sending more than a million cubans into exile. in miami there are chants and
cheers among exiles and their families. rebecca sosa was eight when she fled cuba with out her parents who were held as political prisoners. >> open only when fidel dies. >> other cuban americans are hopeful change will come, albeit slowly. >> castro has things in place. the repression continues. the lack of freedom continues. so no, it won't be an overnight thing at all. >> earlier, president elect donald trump warned he might undo america's renewed ties with cuba. in the latest statement he said he will do everything he can to ensure cuba's prosperity and liberty.
"action news" channel6. >> meanwhile castro's death has reissued questions about joanne chesimard known as assata shakur. she currently lives in cuba after escaping prison in 1979. new jersey police posted on facebook saying they would never stop pursuing her. there are dozens of fugitives believed to be living in cuba at this time. >> we have a look at new orleans bourbon street that left one dead and nine injured. >> and a baby thrown from a car crash suffered only a scratch across her forehead. >> and jeff sc skversky has spos
from santander bank. >> police in new orleans say one man is dead and nine injured following a shooting in the french quarter. the shots rang out at 1:30 this morning on bourbon street. nearby officers on horseback responded quickly. two women and eight men were hit by bullets. a male victim died at the hospital. the shooting began during an argument. none of the victims were the intended target. tonight we hear police scanner from the day a missing california woman was found on the side of the road. the 34-year-old mother vanished while on a run three weeks ago. but a driver saw her on the side of a rural california road and
called 911. >> there was a female screaming. she is heavily battered. i have a phone number for you to call her husband. >> police say she had heavy chains on her wrists when she was found. authorities are examining her clothing and restraints searching for dna evidence that might lead to whoever kidnapped her. >> firefighters say it's nothing short of a miracle that a eight month old was not severely injured after a vehicle crash friday. the bean was found 35 feet away in a shallow drainage grate. she suffered nothing more than a scratch on the forehead. >> so many times you go out and things are not okay. during the holidays to have a
positive. this feels good. >> none of the people inside the vehicle were seriously injured. >> someone in tennessee will no longer worry about paying off credit card bills. someone in the volunteer state is the owner of the $421 million powerball jackpot ticket. the winner has not come forward publicly. there was a $1 million ticket sold in pennsylvania. another sold in pennsylvania. ♪ ♪ ♪
with melissa magee. >> some areas are in a drought situation, so we are tracking the weather. >> not snow. we are not ready for that. >> i'm never ready for that. >> you can see it's dry. no issues with precipitation. sky 6 live and hd from the university camera, looking at city hall, a partly cloudy sky across the area. it's chilly in some locations. the high in philadelphia, 50. right now 41. 37 in redding, dover 33. cape may 46-degrees, 41 in beach haven and 35 in trenton. here's satellite 6 along with action radar. you can see it's dry and quiet across the region. we have high pressure in control losing its grip across the area. a few more thin clouds from the east direction. back to work on monday, high
pressure moving to the east. early sunshine tomorrow. then we have afternoon clouds, a high of 56. off to the west, a cold front moving through not tomorrow but throughout the day tuesday. still by tuesday, it's mild and breezy. high of 65. we are tracking the cold front. that brings periods of rain our way. the problem with the front, we are tracking areas of low pressure tuesday night into wednesday along the front. it's a prolonged area of rain tuesday and wednesday and some thursday morning as well. the possibility of rainfall, future tracker 6 showing an inch in the poconos and two inches in wild wood. there may be some locations with more than two inches of precipitation moving on through. back home tomorrow, eagles are in a prime time match up 8:30
taking on the packers. mostly cloudy winds at five to ten miles per hour. the kickoff 48-degrees. fourth quarter, coming in at 46. we stay dry for the eagles at home tomorrow but tuesday and winds the wet weather invades. sun to afternoon clouds tomorrow, high temperature 56. a milder afternoon. tuesday, not bad, a high temperature of 65 but periods of rain move in. wet on wednesday, 65 for the high. thursday morning late day clearing with a high of 61. it's cooler bind that on friday, breezy with a high of 53. 51 on saturday. next sunday, mostly sunny, chilly and 49. the dry start and umbrellas needed tuesday and wednesday. >> got it. thank you, melissa. >> you got it. >> sports is next here on "action news." >> the sixers take on the
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>> jeff here now with signs of life today. >> stowly the goalie. flyers need to stop the bleeding. after losing seven of ten she turn to a kid never starting before. stowly the goalie, the second round pick, his family on hand, hand it to the kid. first against the flames, 2 on 1. two minutes later, another two on one, gives up a softy. flyers down 2-1. flyers on fire, scoring two times, fliers up 3-1. the run away wayne train, fliers score four straight winning 5-3. it's stowly's first.
he loves hearing from the flyer's fans. >> it was great. watching a couple of games and backing up a couple. it's great to play the game in front of one of the loudest crowds in the league. for them to give me a standing ovation was great. >> good for him. the sixers get the lead against llebron james and the calves. it's not how you start, it's, iw you finish. okafor replaces him. 14 in the first half. lebron sneaky, sneaky, a triple double. third quarter slips away. robert covington misses wide
open. last three games, fourth quarter, calves take the lead. irving 19 of 39 in the fourth. sixers lose their third straight, but brett brown loves the effort. >> i think we getting better. i'm broa proud of their effort against the nba champs. we had more assists. the discrepancy is the free-throw line and the 12 second half turnovers that are unfoforgives. >> he won't play toronto tomorrow. a must win for the eagles, 5-5, eagles need to get going, the mentality against the green bay packer, win out. >> we have to win everyone, the next six. that's something we know and we plan to do. >> three games over
thanksgiving, we control our own destiny. we can win. >> a big night for two big names in eagle history, jeremiah trotter and merrill reece calling eagle's games for 40 years will be inducted into the hall of fame. >> eagles monday night pregame show then the post game in the locker room. >> drexel freshman on fire. losail up 18, 62% from beyond. roberts with the game high 22. much more tonight on "action news" sports sunday coming up in just a few minutes.
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the reception so they turned the highway into a dance floor. they were stuck two hours because of an accident in dayton, ohio. strangers got out and took pictures of the happy couple. they eventually made it to the reception two hours late. >> "action news" continues tomorrow morning. >> now for melissa magee, walter perez and the entire action team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a great night. ♪ ♪ ♪
>> tonight on sports sunday, it's the night before eagles/packers. we go one-on-one with coach doug pederson. >> i love everything carson is doing for us. >> the ball is run perfectly. >> what should coach do with nelson aguilar? the young wide out waits to find out his fate for tomorrow night's game. >> lebron takes them to the weight room. >> the flyers try to extinguish the flames. >> they score! >> play action -- >> another deep ball out in front! touchdown! >> plus, we are talking college football with