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5:00 a.m. on this friday, december 2. we're following a developing story. fire crews in in allentown were out in a cold night fighting a multi-alarm blaze, two dozen people don't have a place to live. police say a son showed up at a hospital with many injuries
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and marijuana in his system will be charged with murder. >> temple faces navy in a championship. >> we have karen rogers filling in for david murphy and matt pellman. >> reporter: good morning, we have a big change from the past few days, looking at satellite and radar we're dry and clear. just a few clouds out to the north an west. it's cold out there. 35 degrees in allentown. 38 in reading. 40 in philadelphia. feels like the 20s and 30s when you factor in a chilly breeze. 38 in millville. 39 degrees in atlantic city. so how does this compare to yesterday morning? it is 17 to 20 degrees colder right now than it was at this point yesterday. that's a huge change in 24 hours. forget the light jacket you had yesterday, put a heavier coat or hat on. we'll see sunshine just some clouds, 7:00 a.m. in the 30s, 39. 10:00 a.m., 46. 1:00 p.m., 50 degrees, around 2:00 p.m. we'll hit our high of 51 degrees and at 4:00 p.m. be
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coming down from that, the upper 40s and 7:00 p.m., 45 degrees under partly cloudy skies. still breezy. i'll show you in a few minutes, the windchill hour by hour, we'll tell you what it will feel like in just a few minutes. the trade off with the cold temperatures, this morning the roads are dry, unlike yesterday, we'll take that morning, that means a lot of the overnight construction crews returned lantern blocking the ramp from the schuylkill expressway eastbound to the vine eastbound. they are here no longer, the vine is reopened and the schuylkill expressway is reopened. and i-95 southbound near the betsy ross bridge. we have fire department activity in allentown, lehigh valley this morning, fulton street is blocked off as a result, that's a southbound street. the zone between 273 and christiana along i-95 goes for
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another half-hour, the northbound zone by 495 is clearing out, as is the work along 70 or i-95. woodstown for the next hour watch out for construction crews by route 45. >> this is developing this morning, the action cam is live on the scene of a devastating four-alarm fire in the lehigh valley. the flames are out now, overnights we learned that 23 people from seven families have been displaced. take a look at the scene last night there on the 400 block of north fulton street. the fire spread and ended up causing damage to 8 row homes that was pretty much the entire block. thick smoke and fierce flames were seen billowing out from the buildings. crews for 8 hours before getting it under control early this morning. >> my daughter was in the back bedroom. she came out and said the house next-door was on fire. i looked, i came downstairs and
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grabbed some things and she grabbed the animals. there were thick flames shootings out everywhere. >> the red cross is providing assistance to people in need. the cause of what kicked this off is under investigation at this hour. 5:04, a fire tragedy in west philadelphia took a man's life as it pushed 8 others out into the cold night and damaged businesses. annie mccormick is live on the 300 block of north 64th street. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, i want to give you a look at the damage that's left behind. you can see on the top floor of the building right there, you can see that's where the fire focused most of its attention that is where the man who died was believed to be inside when firefighters did discover him. a viewer captured the video with the sound that sounds like an explosion, take a listen.
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well, the blaze began around 8:30 p.m. in the 300 block of north 64th street. 50 personnel and 11 units arrived on the scene. when firefighters arrived they could see heavy flames on the second floor of the three story tore front. when crews got into the building they discovered a 44-year-old man dead. >> certainly while our firefighter do the best they can, this is a very frustrating and unfortunate result for us, despite their best efforts, heroic efforts they were not able to get this particular individual. >> reporter: now, we are told two buildings were destroyed, 8 people are without a home, they did not need assistance from red cross according to fire crews because they were able to stay with family nearby. as for the explosion, firefighters believe it came from a cylinder, possibly an oxygen tank. the fire is under investigation, that includes a cause. reporting live in west
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philadelphia, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." matt, back to you. the mother of a kensington toddle whose life was cut short will be charged in connection with his death. only "action news" with a there as rowferl 100 people -- roughly 100 people paid tribute to zyair worrell outside of his home. he was found unresponsive and died early thursday. officials say the boy had a atlantic city rated liver and bruises on his chest and face. he tested positive for thc which is the main ingredient in marijuana. we are waiting to hear what charges the boy's mother faces. investigators wants to talk to the scene in this surveillance video. atf shows the explosive package being dropped off on the 1800 block of pine street last week. two days later, 60-year-old man
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opened the envelope in his kitchen and it blew up. a ten thousand dollars reward is available for anyone who helps catch the bomber. a teenager is accused of killing his mother and brother while they were asleep. he grabbed a handgun and loaded it and walked into his mother's room earlier this week he is accused of shooting her in the forward and doing the same to his brother. >> he placed the phone call and said his father placed firearm. >> a boy went outside and a neighbor calmed him down, he dropped the gun, police took him into custody. the suspect told police he did not get along with his parents. happening today, election officials in philadelphia will conduct a recount of the presidential vote in 75 city precincts. this will happen in response to petitions filed by green party candidate jill stein.
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however at a hearing election boy turned down stein request of opening up machines looking for digital happenings. stein is behind a recount effort already underway in wisconsin. time to turn to karen rogers as we look to friday and the weekend, going to need the coat. >> reporter: hopefully you were paying attention, i warned you the past couple of days, temperatures in the 50s overnight, big change this morning. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we're dry through the region, but it's chilly out there. let's go outside and see what it looks like right now, sky6 live hd taking a beautiful shot of the center city skyline where we have mostly clear conditions and temperatures have dropped in the past 24 hours. the temperature 40 degrees, the dewpoint 28. dry atmosphere. the pressure is rising. the winds are west/southwesterly at 10 we'll be breezy today. the ocean temperature is 51 degrees, let's look at the windchills right now.
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we said the temperature is 40, it's barely above freezing in the city. 33 is the windchill in philadelphia, 32 in trenton. 30 in allentown. 32 in reading, 39 in cape may. it feels cold this morning as you head out. satellite and radar showing there's a hole in the clouds over the region right now. clouds out to the west, there will be a good amount of sunshine mixing with clouds. a pretty day today, but chilly with the breeze that will be picking up at times. 7:00 a.m., 39 degrees, sunshine, 10:00 a.m., 46. 1:00 p.m., 50 dwreetz, it will feel like -- 50 degrees, it will feel like the 40s. 4:00 p.m., 49. at 7:00 p.m. tonight, 39 degrees. it will feel like barely above freezing in trenton and philadelphia. feeling like 35 degrees in atlantic city. even when the kids are coming
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home from school it will feel like the low 40s. tomorrow morning, colder, it will feel like the 20s throughout most of the region here at 7:00 a.m. on saturday. if you have any early morning sporting events you'll be cold out there. high pressure in control for the most part. it's going to be seasonable with temperatures in the 40s unlike the milder air we saw with the rain partly sunny skies in the 40s, feeling colder with the wind. for the eagles, kickoff in ohio, 40 degrees with rain, 4th quarter, 41. it should be an interesting game the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, starting with today, a cool breeze 51 feeling like the 40s in the afternoon. a chilly wind tomorrow, 49 degrees feeling cooler. we're dry, sunday we start off with sunshine, increasing clouds, 47 for the high. we have a weak disturbance at night that could give us a shower or snow showers if you're farther north it looks like. doesn't look like we'll see that in philadelphia. it's very light at this point, looks like it happens in the
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overnight hours. we'll have to watch the timing of the weak system over the next few days and see if it impacts us on monday. 50 for monday. tuesday, raw and rainy. periods of rain all day, 48. wednesday, mostly cloudy skies and 52. thursday more rain and 53 degrees for the high temperature. dry today, but a chilly wind today and tomorrow. okay, we'll be ready. >> thank you, karen. 5:11. we have more stories you didn't see last night. the death toll in the tennessee wildfires increase while some communities are able to welcome back residents and visitors. >> a man is outraged after a camera catches the landlord in his bed he wasn't alone. we have details on this bizarre story. >> reporter: moving well through morrisville tam. route 1, up work by oxford valley road has cleared. you want to get in the holiday
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spirit, sure you do. i'll tell you where you can do that later today when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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(joe) happy holidays! ♪and best wishes from the lottery♪ look, the commodor barry bridge, 5:14, 40 degrees, karen rogers told you we were going to see a temperature drop overnight. she was right. it's a little frosty when you walk out there this morning. >> matt pellman you have that shot, you're sort of like hello, hello, hello. >> reporter: anyone home? we're hiding out under the ben franklin bridge here, are you feeling festive? >> yeah. >> reporter: good it's december now. let's get in the holiday mood here a few ways to do that
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today. at the penns landing they will will -- penns landing river rink they would be lighting the tree. we'll expect extra traffic along columbus boulevard. phoenixville there will be holiday parade and tree lighting at 7:00 p.m. you'll see restrictions along bridge street between star and gay. no issues on 422. tonight is the big west chester christmas parade and jingle elf run starting at 6:30 p.m. the road closures have been happening the last couple of nights. 11:00 a.m., high street will be blocked, at 3:00 p.m., market street closed, and all the other downtowns in west chester will be blocked. that's a biggy, west chester christmas parade. adam joseph will be there. choose landing road and stone road a chunk of the white
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horse pike will be blocked are for the festivities. maybe you like holidays by the sea. join me to cape may, the big christmas parade tomorrow night, starts in west cape may and works its way into town, that's a biggy. join knee in cape may. authorities recovered four additional bodies from the tennessee wildfire. monday night hurricane hurricane force winds fueled the wildfire. the blazes spread to 15,000 acres and destroyed hundreds ever buildings. authorities are working to positively identify the four remains. professional community is mourning the loss of a former nfl player that was killed in a road rage incident in louisiana, joe mcnight was shot at a jefferson parish intersection.
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shots were fired at mcnight. he played for the jets and the chiefs between 2010 and 2014. utah officials are trying to determine a student intentions for firing a gun at school. nobody was hurt. police say the teenager fired a shotgun into a classroom ceiling in bountiful, a teacher and student were able to talk the gunman down before his parents arrived and disarmed him. the students mom and dad were on the way to school after noticing the guns were missing. the teenager is facing criminal charges. a colorado man checked his surveillance cameras and realized his landlord was in his apartment he was making himself at home to a gross degree. the tape shows the man went into his ten apartment and had
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sex on his bed. >> it's a total violation of privacy. to have someone come in unannounced that's enough, but go forget sleeping with somebody on your bed while you're not there. it's scary. >> piers said he and is wife plan to move out of the apartment. he faces felony trespass and dismiss demeanor obscenity charges. the owls will fly to annapolis maryland where they face navy tomorrow. the second straight appearance in the conference title game. navy is making its first appearance and looking for its first football conference win in the academy history. the owls have won 6 games in a row. our ducis rogers will be in annapolis for reports beginning today through game day on saturday. you can watch the temple navy game on 6abc saturday at noon. 5:18. coming up we have newly released
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surveillance footage showing a person of interest in the envelope bombing in center city. why testosterone treatment may do more harm than good in some men. (vo) your love is purely thoughtful,
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schedules. mittens keep your hands warm. it's a good idea. it will feel like the 40s, we have a high of 49. let's look at the numbers right now. 33 in martins creek. 34 in pottstown. 37 in warrington. 39 in chester. 40 in center city. temperatures nearly 20 degrees cooler than they were at this point yesterday. 36 in browns mills. 39 in glass borough. 42 degrees in dover, delaware. quick look at the day ahead. sunshine and clouds, breezy. high, 51. >> thank you karen. a new stud suggests testosterone replacement therapy could cause blood clots. there's a 63% of developing blood clots. the risk decreased significantly after the 6 months and after
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treatment has stopped. >> reporter: in this morning's "g.m.a." first look, philadelphia police and fbi and bureau of explosives are searching for this man, a person of interest who dropped off a package that contained a homemade explosive device that left a man with serious injuries. >> this person did drop this parcel at this location. >> reporter: in the newly released surveillance video believed to be related to the package bombing last week you can see the man put something on the doorstep and walked down the street. police described the man as asian, late teens to late 30s, wearing a elmer fudd hat with ear flaps down. you can see injuries from the shrapnel on his fails chest and arms. with your "g.m.a." first look,
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oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation. life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach. oregon school district is backing down on its ban for the holiday. they made national news headlines for banning christmas decorations no images of santa
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claus in the schools or classroom. the school district said decorations are welcome. they want teachers to be sensitive to diverse prospective. a lot of people had a reaction to this. we're doing a quick poll, should santa be banned from school. 80% say no, 20% yes. go to and let us know what you think. if you're staying out west, santa claus got a holiday makeover in portland oregon, this is hipster santa, holding court at pioneer place mall. he wears black glasses blue genes and sweater. he has tattoos and pierces and man bun. >> something different in the midwest at the mall of america. they are celebrating diversity since the first time they opened in the early 1990s.
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african-american santa will hear children's wishes at the minnesota mall. most of the kids don't know he is black santa. he is so popular he is fully booked for the weekends scheduled to appear at the mall. matt. >> if he is giving you presents it doesn't matter. >> 5:28 still ahead on "action news," the second man to walk on the moon is rescued as he try to walk across the most inhoss pit pit -- inhoss inhospitable placn earth. what happens when you're driving behind the wheel very recklessly. "action news" continues.
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>> now on "action news," a man dies in a west philadelphia fire that two store fronts in ruin. thieves damage a dealership as they steal two cars off the lot. >> winds of change after a warm streak, accuweather is tracking more seasonable conditions, more like christmastime weather, i guess. >> it is about that time, good morning, 5:30, friday, december 2


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