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>> and good morning to you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, december 3. here's some of the stories we're following for you on "action news." new information overnight, two families are homeless after a fire in a west philadelphia home. police in montgomery are looking for the driver who hit and killed a senior citizen and kept going. plus you'll need to reach for the coat once again, it is blustery start to your weekend as we take a live look over the platt bridge. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the camera was shaking there, windy, right? >> reporter: it's windy out there this morning, it's putting windchills in the low to mid 0s, unfortunately. as you mentioned, you need to wear a heavier winter coat. by afternoon we'll see the cloud cover thin out. the sun will shine through, it's going to be a nice day,
blustery. windchills around 40 degrees just about all day long. 36 is what it feels like in philadelphia. 38 in allentown. 20 in the poconos. 35 in trenton. feels like 37 degrees presently in millville. satellite and radar, we have a little bit of cloud cover across the mid atlantic states this morning, but high pressure is in control, so we're not expecting the clouds to turn threatening. we'll stay dry today and tomorrow. there can be a rain or snow shower for parts of the lehigh valley monday morning. monday looks fairly dry, as well. a nice stretch of weather coming up for us. the breezy 49 will feel like 41 or 42. temperature overnight tonight drop close to freezing in the outlying suburbs. when i come back in just a few minutes, the pattern turns unsettled and it is much massachusetts colder. i'll have the details in ten minutes. >> oh, boy, the cold is coming.
new this morning, the red cross is helping five people displaced by a fire in west philadelphia. viewer video look at this, it shows the flames that ravaged the unit on the 5500 block of walnut street. firefighters got to the scene at 3:30 a.m., they say they found heavy flames coming from the first floor, two women and a child in one unit, and a woman and her teenage son in the other unit. there were no injuries. police are looking to track down a driver who hit and killed a senior citizen who kept driving. 72-year-old was hit walking along the 600 block of riders mill road around 6:40 p.m. another driver found him and called for help, but he later dade at the hospital. anyone with a tip on the car involved in this is asked to call lower merion township police. 7:02 a.m. a heartbroken family is
struggling to make sense of a loss of a woman who was trying to drive to a store. a pair of suspects trying to getaway from police were involved in a crash that killed her. dann cuellar spoke to the victim's loved ones. >> it don't make sense, beyond it, life goes on and we're trying to deal with it. >> reporter: for ronald isom he is trying to deal with the shocking loss of his wife. >> she was the neighborhood mom, she did nothing but love and smile. funny, outgoing, always wanting to do something with her crafts, find a away out of no way. that was my mom. >> reporter: she and her husband of 34 years were the parents of five kids all with college degrees as she insisted they get a good education. >> she was adored and loved by all, a sister, grandmother, five times over.
>> reporter: family members say they was going to the store around the corner when she got caught up in a police chase. list were pursuing suspects in two vehicles that were shooting at each other along westminster avenue, it ended when one of the suspects slammed into the car occupied by isom. the family declined to speak about the crash with the investigation on going. >> we ain't going to get into this, because we don't have all the facts. we don't know what happened we're not placing blame on nobody, until we know what went on. >> reporter: isom worked at the va hospital for many years, after being transferred to lebanon, pennsylvania, she resign to be close to her family. her funeral is set for december 10, her 56th builder. >> she was a friend and this family's heart and soul. she will be missed. >> reporter: the family is planning a vigil in her memory
later today 5:00 p.m., the 200 block of south 53rd street where she and her family lived. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> from our new jersey newsroom, the person who shot and killed a woman while riding in a ride sharing vehicle is on the run. the suspect jumped into the carat east trenton and bruinig avenue tried to rob a trio of friends. he fired a shot and hit a woman. dudley did not survive. lyfte released a statement saying our simple -- sympathies are with the family for their loss. happening right now, the search is on for the armed man
you see in the surveillance video it shows the suspect sneaking up behind two women walking in the city's northern liberties section and violently robbing one of them. this happened at 6:00 p.m. tuesday, on the 400 block of north 3rd street. police say the suspect choked the 68-year-old victim and pushed a gun to her head and stole her bag. >> if somebody is trying to rob you, if they have a weapon, don't fight, give them what they are asking for and live to see another day. >> reporter: officers say the suspect ran away, the victim was not seriously hurt. if you have any information call philadelphia police. police in montgomery county have renewed their plea for information in an unsolved murder from 1993. on this date, 23 years ago the body of julia barniak was found.
the 18-year-old girl had gone missing three weeks earlier. a ten thousand dollar reward is available for the arrest and conviction of her killer. bryn mawr hospital got a shot in the arm to help with its 200 million-dollar modernization project. officials with the devon horse show presented its third installment of a 2 million-dollar pledge to the hospital. this happened last night. the 134,000-dollar check was raised at the 120th devon horse show that happened last may. christmas came early for 100 children whose parents are serving at joint base mcguire dix lakehurst. they had a chance to pick out a new bike. they took their time choosing the bike from the hundreds that were set up there in the kimmel center last night. the filly pops played a concert in salute to all of our brave
servicemen and women. the spanish version of the iconic love sculpture is here to stay. the sculpture had been on lone for pope francis' visit that happened last year. it was installed at the top of the arrest museum steps. now it is across the street from the cathedral basilica, saints peter and paul. country singer superstar making waves, not for his movies. why luke vine slapped a fan in the front row of his show. a student from usc in custody accused of killing a professor. outside we go live over chester, pennsylvania. it's going to be blustery all day today. meteorologist chris sowers will have an update on the chilly and windy accuweather forecast. come on back after the break.
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morning for stabbing a university of southern california professor to death. this happened inside a school building late yesterday afternoon. the school identified professor as a married father. the student stabbed the psychology fro if he iser over -- pro -- professor over a personal dispute. a woman and dog were trapped in collapsed building in north dakota. they were trapped for hours. they are trying to learn what caused the collapse. a country music star takes
a swing at a fan at his concert. he paused on stage and leaped down to slap a man in the face, he said the man was making crude hand gestures. the 40-year-old called it insulting to him and military families. he was escorted out. he gets back on stage and back in the rhythm and finished his song called move. that's the way you do it, gray. >> no, you don't, you don't hit people, chris. >> reporter: you don't know what he was doing, you saw him. >> is that what you do, chris, now people know. good to have you back buddy. glad your voice is doing better. >> reporter: i was just kidding. there's the view of the center city skyline. quite a bit of cloud cover up there this morning, we're expecting a mixture of sun and clouds later on. it will stay dry both today and tomorrow, and temperatures will
be seasonable. it will feel more like december. double scan live is clear. 44 degrees in philadelphia. 42 in allentown. millville, 42. they are freezing, or feels like the freezing mark in the poconos. factoring in the winds, that 32 feels like 20. feels like 36 in philadelphia. 35 in trenton. 37 in atlantic city. that's the only complaint today. decent amount of sunshine, temperatures close to 350. feels-like temperatures hover upper 30s to the mid 40s. they drop off overnight tonight. tomorrow morning it will feel like 18 degrees if the poconos. 26 in trenton. 28 in philadelphia. and 27 in millville. so, here's satellite and radar, along with action radar, nothing going on across the eastern half of the united states. this is high pressure right here. but look at all this moisture starting to build across the south places like let's say
dallas, this area here seeing quite a bit of rain. what's going to happen, the pattern will turn unsettled again. here's philadelphia, again this is next week. what will happen this is the southern branch of the jet riding like this we'll get an area of low pressure developing hear. that low it will move very, very slowly. as it moves to the north, it will tap into the gulf and tap into the atlantic, this whole area here up and down the entire eastern seaboard we're looking at periods of rain tuesday through thursday, if you're not getting the rain, you're getting the rain, if you're not going the drizzle you're getting the showers. it looks miserable the midweek time frame, tuesday through thursday. this weekend looks good, nothing going on. this clipper system may bring us a rain or snow shower early monday no longer. it should not amount to all this much. it is this guy right here that runs up the spine of the appalachians, all this moisture lifts north, tuesday, wednesday,
thursday, do not look very pretty. today, windy and chilly, windchills in the low 40s, 49 degrees is the high. combination of sun and clouds throughout the day. these the high, 49. 39 by 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 47 and 5:00 p.m., 45. in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast here's the unsettled period right here, tuesday through thursday, quiet this weekend, look at friday, 36 degrees that's the high and windchills probably all day are hanging out only in the 20s. gray? >> that's not good, chris. 7:15 your time. the most common planet sending people over 55 to the doctor. aching joints or arthritis. in this week's art of aging we tell you how to keep it at bay. >> reporter: at 76 deborah is not ready to slow down, she
splits her time between law practice and love of tennis. >> i used to play five days a week, now i play two days a week. >> reporter: a car accident caused arthritis in her knees. main line health said osteoarthritis is the most common form. >> the base of the thumb, neck and lower back, hips, knees and big toes. >> reporter: doctor say if you're getting pain in the wrist or weight loss check it out with a doctor. it could be another medical condition. while you cannot stop osteoarthritis with medication, you can lesson the pain with -- lessen the pain and stiffness. exercise and weight loss. it doesn't take big weight loss. antiinflammatory drugs can help, too. deborah works on strengthening
the muscles supporting her knees. >> i do weights on my ankles. >> reporter: studies suggest plant-based diets can lower pain, but remember, you got to get in motion to stay in motion. >> probably the worst thing you can do for arthritis is not move. >> reporter: tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." ♪ life can be messy... but with crayola color wonder... it doesn't have to be. don't you wish life could be this mess-free? color wonder. find it in the crayola aisle. sets each sold separately.
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7:19 the time, 44 degrees out there, sky6 live hd giving you this beautiful shot over cape may, new jersey. if you're heading out today, take a jacket, because meteorologist chris sowers says we're going to get up to the upper 40s. one of washington, d.c.'s most famous structures will remain closed for the next 2 1/2 years.
since august there's been significant safety concerns about the washington monument elevator system. a philanthropist offered to pay for the repairs. the monument will be back open to the public in 2019. here's a look at what's happening in and around the lehigh valley. if you're looking for a christmas tree for your home, central bucks high school is selling christmas trees today and tomorrow to fund the band program. each tree will cost $40. get into the spectacular christmas concert. some of the best musicians in delaware are performing as the world's largest pipe organ is playing john dickenson high school in wilmington. if you're heading to the shore, the cape may christmas parade get started at cape may fire hall, proceeds south on
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same thing jersey shore, 51 today. philadelphia, 49. poconos 36. winds out of the northwest at 15 to 25 miles per hour. so, with the wind you can subtract a good 6 or 7 degrees from the numbers and that's what it will feel like today. >> it's championship saturday, temple and penn state are playing for conference titles. jeff skeverski has a preview of the big day. >> reporter: temple can win their first conference title game in 49 years today against navy. they are in for a battle. navy is averaging 61 points per game, the last three weeks. temple quarterback philip walker is no longer walking around in a boot. he is expected to start this game, the biggest game of the season. temple could not get their hands on the american trophy last year, but it's within reach again, ducis rogers one on one with temple coach matt rhule. >> you've had 6 straight wins
what's the dinners? >> dinners -- what's the difference? >> we went back to playing ball and having fun and play like that philly temple style of football that's been good to us. >> reporter: temple wins the game if? >> if we play our best. >> reporter: third ranked defense to be on their a-game more on their second straight title game on temple football play book on 6abc. of course, keep it right here on 6abc for the temple navy game coming up later today at noon. penn state playing for a conference championship game tonight. the nittany lions facing wisconsin in a big ten title game. dekwan barclay will play. >> we're excited about being here, we're excited about having an opportunity to play for a big ten championship. after that, whatever happens
we'll appreciative and blessed for whatever opportunity that we get. >> reporter: carson wentz could be short-handed tomorrow in cincinnati. jordon matthews misses practice on friday. he is questionable for sunday's game. nelson agulor will he play? coach peterson not giving a concrete yes or no. >> he is working hard, right now, nothing says not keeping him up, keeping him out. >> reporter: sixers big man joel impede is not expected to play -- embiid not playing against the celtics. he is seeing a minute increase and playing with okafor. he is coming out firing with 3, 3 pointers in the first half. they combine for 41 points and
23 rebounds. maybe it's coming together for brett brown, maybe not. 3 in the third. down as many as 29. sixers lose their 5th straight, 105-88. they are in action against the celtics. flyers in action, don't forget about the holy war. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> texas police department is using the force to recruit with a star wars theme. darth vader says if you have better aim than a storm trooper you should apply for the police force. star wars is produced by disney, the parent company of 6abc. kind of creative right there.
it's game day for the temple owls in annapolis to face navy for the conference win. we'll get you those stories in just a bit, but first, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. how we looking? >> reporter: we're looking good, it should be a nice day, we'll stay dry, we'll have a decent amount of sunshine later on, but it will be blustery with the wind. there's a shot from our temple camera. it's quiet and blustery. the winds are producing windchills anywhere from the low 20s in the poconos to 36 to 37 in interior sections of south jersey. philadelphia sitting at 36. wilmington, 35. millville, 37. those winds will hang around all day long. windchills later this afternoon, let's say, maybe it feels like 26 degrees up there in the poconos. only 39 for places like reading and allentown. trenton, 40. philadelphia, 44.
millville, 42. it gets much, much colder by the same time tomorrow morning we could have windchills in the 20s. colder stuff on the way. forecast for this afternoon, it's not a bad day, sun and clouds, 47 degrees by 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 49. 5:00 p.m., 45 that's the high right there. 49 degrees. gray? >> okay, chris, thank you so much for the update. this morning a suspect in a brutal sexual assault case in south jersey is in custody. andre wesley is wanted to for attacking a woman in camden last week. police believe he may be responsible for other attacks. >> andre showed up at the premises armed with a butcher knife. there was a tense standoff situation. >> reporter: camden police chief scott thompson confirms the arrest of andre d. wesley of willingboro. >> they were able to not shoot him. when he was asking them to do.
they used the taser to neutralize him. >> reporter: thompson called wesley armed and dangerous. >> we would classify him as a serial rapist. >> this was of a another dimension. >> reporter: the suspect drove this white van when he picked up the vietnam on brood way and attacked her at an abandoned lot. she managed to call for help. >> he believe she was dead at the time. we believe that was his intention. >> reporter: police won't say what led them to wesley. authorities raided the home he shares with his family and police captured him. the five time convicted felon is a registered sex offender and a likely suspect in other rapes in the region. >> it's great for the people in
south jersey and the region to get the predator off the streets. >> reporter: wesley is charged with attempted murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping and more, and he is being held on $2 million cash bail. while executing the warrant they found evidence that could link him to other remains. in camden, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> this morning, philadelphia police are trying to track down the man they say is groping people riding a bike. investigators say there's another reported incident of this. overnight officers talked to a woman who claimed to be grabbed on the 700 block of south 16th street near pine street in south philadelphia. police say it's too early to know if this incident is linked to unsolved groping in the city by a man on a bike over the summer. this morning we have details on the memorial services for wilmington firefighter hope home.
it was senior firefighter's ardythe hope last assigned post. the 23 year veteran died from injuries she received battling an arrests back in september. despite being burned on more than 70% of her body, hope, a mother of three fought for 68 days. >> i was with the family last night in the hospital during artie's final moments. i love that family. and i appreciate and respect the ability to be there. >> thoughts and prayers go to the hope family and the fire department. hope was burned trying to rescue jerry fickes and christopher leach from the fire. they also died. the woman accused of setting the fire faces a first and third degree murder charge. no word on what caused a fire that ripped through a an
allentown neighborhood that left 23 people from their homes. this view from chopper 6 hd shows the accident of the damage. 8 homes were impacted, 6 destroyed, firefighters say two may be salvageable. 7:00 5:00 a.m., president-elect donald trump is no stranger to seering controversy, but this morning he is making waves -- saggier -- searing controversy but this morning he is making waves across the world. >> reporter: donald trump is roiling leaders by taking a call from the president of taiwan. u.s. broke off diplomatic relations in 1979 and only recognizes the government of mainland china. it's a breach of protocol that
experts fear could infuriate beijing. in a second tweet trump said -- at trump tower friday, it was back to transition business. a parade of officials in the lobby even the naked cowboy was spotted. also on the list form defense secretary robert gates. >> we had a wide-ranging conversation. >> reporter: gates endorsed the man trump wants to be the neck leader of the pentagon james mattis who earned the name of mad dog and memorial monk. his picks for economic posts billion airlines and millionaires. >> we're trying to get the free enterprise system going again. why not pick people from the free enterprise system. >> the official recount of the presidential vote has begun in
75 precincts in philadelphia. appears president-elect's win was not as wide as thought. the recount is in response to jill stein. trump's lead in pennsylvania has shrunk from 71,000 to 49,000 votes over hillary. provisional own overseas ballots are being counted. trump's lead goes to 5% it will trigger an automatic recount. jury deliberations continue in the trial of michael slager. the jury is deadlocked. the judge shot down the defense's defense for a mistrial. the officer shot walter scott five times as he ran away from a traffic stop in april, 2015. the former police officer faces
30 years in prison if convicted of murder and two to five years if convicted of voluntary manslaughter. andrew weiner is being find for paying for personal expenses during his mayoral run in 2013. he accepted 1 point of million dollars in public funds. he finished a distant 5th place. he resign from congress in 2011 after the first scandal. the time 7:38 if you're just waking up with us, unemployment stands at its lowest level in nearly a decade. unemployment dropped from 4.9% to 4.6%. the labor department numbers show that's mainly due to many people giving up a search for a job and dropping out of the workforce.
the hardest hit demographic men. temple will have a clash against navy you can see the game on 6abc. the win gives the owls their first conference crown ever and a shot at a bowl game. navy has one of the top offenses with ataggering 342 yards a game. >> it's a hard offense to defend, but it's made all the more hard by the fact that they are such good players. >> temple rose to annapolis on a 6 game winning streak. one of the losses was to penn state who takes on wisconsin tonight in the big ten championship game. you can hear much more from coach ruhle on temple football play book 9:45 a.m. on 6abc.
i would like to reminds you, you can catch the temple navy aac title game at noon on 6abc. ducis rogers will have a wrap up of the game tonight on "action news." a unique way of tipping away at the parking fines, you'll hear how a western city is help people reduce fines and helping those in need. they say things are bigger in texas. this man's collection of disney paraphernalia no exception. we'll show it to you. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. "action news" saturday morning continues in just a bit.
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suspect dressed up as a ups delivery driver robbing a home in texas. the suspects stormed in with the guns drawn. they beat and tazed the homeowner. he struggle with the suspects long enough for his wife and young children to run. houston police are trying to figure out how the suspects got a ups issued jacket in the first place. tax tax police department is allowing citizens to pay for there parking violation fines by
donating canned goods, people can donate multiple items no matter how old the ticket is. a plano texas man as adorned his home with all things disney. wait until you see the inside. look at that. the entire home is covered in disney memorabilia. he has nearly 9,000 items on display. his wife of 44 years says you're running out of room, buddy. while morris loves disney, nickie -- mickey is his inspiration. >> i love is the message to everyone. live your dreams, whatever that dream may be. >> reporter: he has been the
mayor for 44 years and it's working for. he is an accountant and he gives a disney christmas party. disney is the parent company of 6abc. only in texas. >> reporter: i hope he has another home. how can you do anything in there? i have a love and passion for football, my house is not decorated with football helmets. my wife wouldn't let me. >> it's working for him. >> reporter: and it looks good. >> in his house. >> reporter: not mine. let's get you outside looking at old city, we're dealing with cloudy skies and breaks of sunshine. by this afternoon, mostly sunny skies, a few clouds later on. one thing that will stick with us all day, will be the gusty breeze and the blusteriy windchill. high -- blustery windchills.
double scan live is clear. no issues out there today. we're not expectingny for the majority -- expecting any for the major of the weekend. it was a nice week. monday, 53, tuesday, 6o wednesday we shot up to 61. thursday, 57. yesterday, 51 and washington, d.c. wind it felt like the 40s. pressure is rising. winds out of the northwest at 18 miles per hour. making the 44 feel like the upper 30s. ocean temperature 49 degrees. so air temperature generally in the 40s, poconos showing 32. low to mid 40s for everybody else. cape may, 45. philadelphia, 44. there's the breeze out of the west northwest. we're not losing the wind.
it may pick up a few notches at the day wears on. it will be a nice looking day, just a little blustery from time to time. satellite and radar no issues out there this morning, northeast mid atlantic all the way down tort southeast everybody is looking -- down to the southeast. everybody is looking okay. here's the problem, we'll expand the view, here's mexico right here. look at this moisture, almost like a conveyer belt. the southern branch of the jet stream. all that moisture comes right up the coastline. an area of low pressure develops here, this is next week, let's say, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, somewhere in that time frame, that low drives up the spine of the appalachians pulls in all the moisture out of the gulf and the atlantic. it sets up an unsettled stretch of weather, similar to what we saw this past week. that will be through tuesday and thursday time frame. while this is happening we have a ton of cold air building
across the high plains. once the low hits canada it will pull all this cold air in, the coldest air of the season arrives friday, saturday, sunday, of next weekend. you'll see that reflected in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. rain chances today tomorrow, dry, monday looks good, as well. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, you can see things will get a little wet. forecast for today, upper 40s, close to 50. sun and clouds, windchills in the low 40s, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows that unsettled stretch of weather, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, icy cold, 36 degrees. windchills only in the 20s. gray. >> thank you. i would like to remind you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time of the day. head to our website 6abc.com/weather. there were pleasant of happy hoagie lovers and coffee drinkers in center city. wawa held a celebration for its
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>> reporter: we're doing okay this morning, blustery, windchills in the 30s, but we'll take it. could be worse we're in the month of december now. 49 degrees, windy. with the wind the 49 feels like the low 40s. sunday, sunshine, increasing clouds 48. monday there could be an early rain or snow shower for the lehigh valley and the poconos. it will not last long or amount to much. otherwise clouds and sun, 50.
tuesday, wednesday, thursday, unsettled. icy cold by friday, 36. >> it is 7:56 it is time we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's dan harris with the preview. >> reporter: coming up on "g.m.a.," the anger over the decision by police in new orleans to release a driver who opened fired on former nfl player joe mcnight killing him. plus this morning, china reacting to the decision from donald trump to break from 40 years of u.s. diplomatic policy taking a phone call from the president of taiwan. why this is a controversial move and what the sequences could be for our national security. surveillance footage of armed men forced their way into a home after posing as a ups delivery man. how to protect your self and
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good morning, america. new overnight the new details about the man who police say admits to fatally shooting the former nfl player joe mcknight now released from custody. >> mr. gasser did not stand over mr. mcknight and fire shots to hit him. >> his past run-in with the law at the exact same location. the reaction overnight as mcknight's family speaks out this morning. hello, taiwan. donald trump shaking up diplomatic protocol to take a call from their president breaking with nearly 40 years of tradition. >> china is ripping us off. >> will this stir up an international firestorm? plus, sarah palin at odds with trump over his latest deal. caught on camera,