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>> pleasant good morning to you, 5:30 a.m., saturday, december 10 alongside jennette reyes. a south jersey police officer is hurt after getting involved in a crash after spending to another crash. a final farewell, firefighters will say goodbye to ardythe hope in wilmington today. >> how tammeara lowe low -- how low, low, low will they go.
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chris sowers tracking the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. some folks say brutally cold. >> reporter: no, that's in the seven day. this is seasonable cold. either way it's a lot colder than it's been over the last couple of weeks. that's a beautiful shot live from our live center city camera, christmas tree all a glow. it's breezy, but not too bad. temperatures are cold, but the windchills could be worse. with that said the windchills are blustery this morning, it only feels like 13 degrees at this hour, in lancaster, 18 in reading always we flip it over to the numbers, please. 28 degrees in philadelphia. feels like 19 in millville. and it feels like 21, there we go, 21 degrees in trenton. only feeling like 11 in the poconos. 21 in cape may. feels like 19 in millville. satellite and radar along with
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action radar, so we have mainly clear conditions over the delaware and the lehigh valleys this morning, lakes getting hammered with lake-effect snow and cloud cover to the west. today will be similar to yesterday, in that we see a good mixture of sun and clouds brisk and cold, 38 degrees that's the forecasted high. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about the rain snow chances sunday into monday and the brutally cold air coming in the seven-day forecast. guys. >> it is coming, thank you so much. folks your time, 5:32 we're days away from the official start of winter, a bitter blast of wintry weather is bringing the coldest temperatures we felt in a while. jeff chirico has a look at how people are bundling up. >> they declared a code blue, did you know that? >> no. >> reporter: we found kevin outside a book store in rittenhouse square, we told him
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about him about code blue and the people on their way. code blue has people responding to calls and looking for homeless people encouraging them to come inside. >> windchills in the low teens, individuals who lay down on the steam grate your body sweats, your pours open, you get pneumonia. >> we have 300 beds and we have 100 slots in our cafes, people can come in anytime day or night. >> reporter: the first arctic blast of the season has people pulling out the scarves and hats. >> i'm not used to it, i'm from phoenix. >> it is not that bad, i will take this i love it and it is awesome on a friday night. >> the cold can be painful for those who work outside. >> reporter: you have to move and layer up, same thing every year. >> you cover up everything you can.
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>> reporter: as for kevin he agreed to go to a shelter another live saved, thanks to lilly. >> this is my third call so far, this is my third call that came in, three for three. >> reporter: city officials are asking you to call them for somebody sleeping outside, don't give them a blanket or sleeping bag that discourageses them from finding -- discourages them from finding shelters where they can be linked with important services. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> you can find the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. family and friend and colleagues will pay their respects to a fallen firefighter in wilmington today. ardythe hope put up a brave fight two months before passing away, she was hurt trying to save fell firemen. >> there will be a public
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viewing at the chaits center on the -- chase center on the river front. hope was a senior firefighter and mother of three. jerry fickes and christopher leach died saturday of fighting an arson fire at a row home in september. a 28-year-old has admitted to setting the fire, she was charged with their deaths. firefighters gave a free shining and washing to fire trucks that will lead the procession. firefighter's hope's casket said it is their ways to thank you to all first responders. a pennsauken police vehicle responding to a crash was involved to another one on the way to the scene. the first collision happened when the driver of a minivan lost control and hit a pole on
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route 10. the second one happened when a responding officer and lexus collided a short time later. there were no injuries. a man was stabbed while waiting on a septa platform. it happened at 15th and market after 1:30 a.m. authorities say two men got into an argument when one of them pulled a knife. the victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital. septa police took the suspect into custody. and a man wanted for murder in delaware county has been tracked down in the state of georgia. officials captured rodney felt ton in suburban atlanta. he killed 63-year-old thomas child's who was working as a delivery truck driver in yeadon. he was shot to death during a robbery in june last year. recount votes in pennsylvania continues.
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monday a federal judge will issue a ruling whether to approve a presidential election recount in the state. this is video of green party candidate jill stein leaving the courthouse yesterday. her lawyers argued for a recount based on on suspicion that the voting machines were as a vulnee to hacking. president obama has ordered a review of possible cyber attacks during the election season. intelligence officials will investigate the hacking of national committee e-mails and concerns about russia mettling with the presidential campaign. president-elect donald trump team is dismissing a report that russia intervened in the election. the same people who said saddam
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hussein had weapons of mass destruction. the white house had no comment. trump continues to fill his cabinet. rudy giuliani will not be playing a role. at one point he was a frontrunner for secretary of state. giuliani will remain on the transition team. some important information to tell you about if you ride septa, you need to look for changes this weekend, new schedules on most regional rail lines take effect tomorrow. some trains will be leaving up to 25 minutes earlier or later, be sure to check the schedule because you do not want to stand out in the cold weather. septa says they believe it will improve services. archbishop wood is used to winning football titles, they did it again. they won is their 4th championship in the last 6th season. we calling up with the team
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talking about the thrilling event. >> it was incredible. >> we worked all year for it, to share that moment with our teammates and coaches it was a blessing. >> wood has won titles three of the last four years. there only loss was last season in the championship game, last night they got redemption. >> congratulations to them. if you need extra cash this holiday season we'll help you out this morning, also ahead a man is shot by police in central pennsylvania after he allegedly steals a cruiser and tries to run an officer over. >> plus, winter weather leads to slick roads and massive pileup in western pennsylvania. >> reporter: jennette coming up in pennsylvania, it's blustery and cold out there this morning. this is what we're watching sunday night into monday morning, there could wet snow and rain moving across the
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delaware and lehigh valleys. i'll have the timing for you coming up next.
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man who stole a cruiser and tried to run over the officers. they shot him, but the suspect managed to drive another mile and half before being caught. he was rushed to the hospital and a waits charges.
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a section of interstate 90 is back open to traffic after a massive pileup. look at this, a mess there. 50 cars crashed into one another after they were unable to stop in the very slippery conditions. some of the vehicles ended up in steep ravines. the cleanup was difficult because the big rigs were left suspended on guardrails. despite the mess there were no major injuries, thankfully. people were stuck in the bitter cold for three hours. slick roads led to this massive 70 car pileup in western pennsylvania along interstate 90. several tractor-trailers landed in the ditch alone the side of the road. >> i touched the brakes, i was gone, i was in for the ride, i had no control. >> not a pretty sight. the wreck left drivers including a bus full of children stranded
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on the road for hours, that's not good, more than a dozen people were hurt. chris, they will me that's not coming our way. >> reporter: it's december, it's not supposed to be 60 and 70 degrees. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. we have light snow in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, but i stress the word light, should not amount to all that much, it's not going to be a big deal, but the first accumulating snow for some in parts of the area as we move into the second half of the weekend. so, looking live on sky6 live hd there's the view looking toward the center city skyline all is quiet on a saturday morning. double scan live confirms that, nothing going on, although we have snow showers and snow squalls push through northern bucks county, early, early, this morning. around quakertown, i saw a coating. there are slick spots through here south of the lehigh valley. be careful if you're traveling
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up there over the next hour or two. temperatures are chilly, they are well below freezing. 29 in allentown. millville, 27. freezing in cape may. 28 in dover. 20 degrees that's it for the poconos. here's where the brutally cold air is, the polar vortex is swinging down through here, fortunately for us it's not going to do one of these, it's crossing the shore of the hudson bay. nonetheless it will bring the brutally cold air down in the northern half of the united states. 19 in chicago, 27 in st. louis, most of the country feeling the icy grip from mother nature. it is the second shot of cold air that gets in here next week and drops the temperatures way down. as it does so this will come in first, a batch of moisture right there omaha, that is sunday night rain and snow maker that small storm system right there. we'll skip over future tracker,
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combination of sun and clouds. sunday morning we start out below freezing, clouds will roll in quickly which will put a lid on daytime highs, we're forecasting 36, 37 sunday. sunday night, the clouds lower and thicken. we're dry at this point, this is 7:00 p.m. during the overnight the rain moves in. it may start as snow north of the pennsylvania turnpike. it will go over to rain quickly. you can see how quickly the numbers rise, starting out in the mid 20s, sunday morning and all the way into the upper 30s, low 40s by monday morning. the numbers will climb with this event. snow before rain, nothing across south jersey and the state of delaware of a few flakes possible around the pennsylvania turnpike corridor. 1 to 3 in the lehigh valley county poconos. i have to be honest i'm not thrilled with much of an
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accumulation. you get into the poconos, you could change that total. we'll leave it citizens, 1 to 3 in the poconos. sun and clouds, 38 by 3:00 p.m. overnight tonight, partly cloudy, cold, 22 degrees outlying suburbs, 26 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows here comes the brutally cold air as we head into thursday and friday, 38 today, 37 for tomorrow. periods of rain monday, 49. here comes the icy cold weather, thursday and friday, windy with windchills both days in the teens and 20s. so, yes, that would be considered brutally cold, gray. today you would just call it seasonable cold. >> but you need to bundle up. >> reporter: that's a good point. >> but you're tough. >> you might not like the cold weather, but shopping might make you feel better. this is a part of a "fyi philly"
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special. the focus on the holiday shopping list. karen rogers takes us to a spot in old city with gifts that you can give that give back. >> reporter: at never to be spoiled on north third street you can indulge in soft sweaters and scarves and handmade associated press and jewelry. there's coffee mugs and bags to show your love of philly. donor reneevin gets a key. >> each is stamped. >> be loved. if i wore it, i was all loved up, i would turn around and give it to someone who needs more. >> the candle lasts for 90 hours. >> reporter: pick up a pack of
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temporary tattoos you're helping to end the sex strayed in india. this is pinch me dough created by a artist in delaware. >> it helps a soldier with stress therapy.disprp
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>> we're so glad you're waking up with us, 5:51 a.m. in "healthcheck," research is showing how dangerous it is to drive without a healthy amount of sleep. drivers who sleep five or six hours a night are just as likely to crash as those who get 7 hours a night. drivers who slept four hours or less is four times as likely to crash it is compared to drunk driving. if you're looking for a new workout routine you may want to give suspension training a try.
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it's a growing trend and advocates say it is a good workout for the whole body. trx or total resistance extreme straps are used to exercise your body. it can strengthen muscles and bones and in building muscle you can boost your metabolism. >> it gives you a chance to utilize small muscle droops with the balancing and there's a spine motor skills you need to use in order to balance yourself on the straps. if you decide to try it make sure the trainer is certified and gives positive reinforcement to get students through tough workouts. it's a good idea to be cleared by your own doctor. menus and dining out with your kids, most fast food kids men menu items told in the u.s.
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have 47% more calories than what is recommended by experts. french fries have an average of 300 calories, triple the amount recommend for one serving. that's a lot.
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news for you if i wouldn't care you're looking for extra money. you can get the extra cash by looking in your closet. we found a local family business offering instant cash for stuff you're not using. no consignment stores, you can get money right there and there, alicia vitarelli explains how it works. >> reporter: we have money sitting around for things we're not using. >> everybody has extra cash lying around in the closet, old shoes, jewelries, gifts.
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>> reporter: cash in my bag is what you get for things taking up space in your closet. >> everything is instant. you do not have to wait for the items to sell. everything, you're paid up front. >> reporter: the amount is pretty much what you would get by consigning. they research the retail potential of your items and offer you a percentage. >> if something sells for $500 we'll buy it for 250. >> reporter: they do the majority of their business online. here's how it work, you send pictures of your items they make you an offer and send you a shipping label. >> you ship the item to us, our appraisers appraise on hand and issue a check that day. >> reporter: while you're selling you can shop. they resell all the merchandise up to 70 to 9% retail. >> you get big names.
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>> reporter: we buy great designers channel, gucci, prada, everything. >> they say are brand new. >> reporter: this is where fabulous retail goes to find it's its new life. >> what's great somebody bought it and really loved it. alicia vitarelli channel 6 "action news." >> an 8th grader from newark is muck the winners of a congressional challenge to create a new and interesting app. 1-year-old designed a new app called geography,s a former -- he is a former geography state championship. >> this app has been in progress for five or six months. i've worked on it everyday for an hour or two. >> good for you, so smart,
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remind me of me when i was a child. he ends to washington, d.c. to meet other winners. >> good for him, we have more coming up on "action news," saturday morning. we have details about an e-mail scam always you begin your holiday online shopping, don't want to miss that. >> plus, a new psycho drama hits theaters this weekend, we have a preview of nocturnal animals, don't go away. we're back after this.
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>> a pleasant good morning to you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, december 10. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a car is riddled with bullets after someone opened fire on two men in north philadelphia overnight. >> saying goodbye, family, friends and colleagues will pay their last respects to a wilmington firefighter who lost her life in the line of duty. searching for the grinch who is trying to steal the holiday spirit. police in south jersey is looking for whoever is vandal izing holiday decoration. >> first, we're dealing with a cold blast that will stay around for a while. >> i was dreading this.

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