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has died. >> and gasoline prices are about to go up, next on "action news." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> they came together tonight to mourn a death and celebrate a life. family and friends of 17-year-old ta here barry came together in west philadelphia to pay tribute to the young man
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gunned down just past midnight monday morning. police are searching for the killer. it's tuesday night and the big story is an emotional vigil for a mured teen. dan has the story. >> jim, with the homicide investigation ongoing, family and friends were remembering the victim in west philadelphia. they say he just turned 17 less than a month ago. >> he was funny. he made everybody laugh. >> about a hundred people came and posted pictures and brought balloons. >> nobody thought he would be on a board with candles and balloons and all these people out here. >> it was just after monday when
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he was gunned down on his way to visit his sister. police believe he was targeted for some reason. they fled in a white suv. his mother implored those responsible to turn themselves in. >> my son was a good boy. >> she and others say they have no idea who would have want today shoot him. >> his brother-in-law condemned the violence on the streets that never seems to end. >> we kill each other, put up tee shirts and start again. >> an 18-year-old was shot twice in the neck a couple of blocks from where barry was killed. the teen is in the hospital unknown if thee shooting is
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related. a dozen balloons were released into the night sky. >> >> now jim, police questioned several people in connection with the killing but no railroads have been made. dan, "action news." >> thank you. police are on the hunt for two gunmen that opened fire in frankfort killing one man and wounding another. there were 13 shell casings along frankfurt avenue. the double shooting took place about 7:30. multiple swills cameras recorded it. a 35-year-old is in critical condition at the temple hospital. the other had no i.d. police are considering him a john doe. >> and a man is being treated
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for serious injuries after a car wreck. >> we have learned that actor alan thicke has dined. he was 69 years old. he was best known for playing the dad on the '80s sitcom, growing pains. he was a musician and composed theme songs including the wheel of fortune, the facts of life and different strokes. there is no word on cause of death. he is survived by his wife and three sons. >> bil bill cosby will be back a courtroom tomorrow for a second day of pretrial hearings. the 79-year-old entertainer's lawyers are trying to block some of the accusers from taking the stand. the prosecutor wants the women
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to testify to show a pattern of drugging and molesting young women. a shouting match for both attorneys got so testy the judge warned them he would call in sheriff's deputies if they couldn't behave. >> rex tillerson has run one of the biggest global companies in the world, the ceo of exxon has been named as donald trump's secretary of state. his appointment is voluntary col mostly because of his relationship with vladimir putin. rick perry once said he would eliminate the department of energy. >> montana congressman ryan is the president elect's choice to run the department of interior. >> kanye west dropped by for a
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visit with donald trump. trump said the two have been friends for a long time and west is a good man. west said they discussed supporting teachers, modernizing curriculum and violence in chicago. >> allentown's budget is up in the air. city council unanimously overroad the mayor's budget veto. it took them 11 minutes to do that. pulaski walked out saying this violets the allentown charter. council cut a million dollars off of the mayor's proposal and reduced his proposalled wage tax increase. pulaski has the intention to
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file a lawsuit and block the budget. an arctic blast is heading our way. the change will plunge us to the coldest temperatures since february. cecily tynan has the details. >> jim this past weekend was cold with temperatures stuck in the 30s. the core of the cold air is well up to the north and west. sault ste. marie, six degrees, international falls, two. cold air is not arriving tomorrow, 40-degrees by 1:00. the arctic boundary tomorrow night, behind it temperatures plunge thursday. that's essentially where they stay through the day by 3:30 in the afternoon, still in the low 20s. we are talking about winds
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gusting up to 40 miles per hour. the windchill thursday will be close to zero. we are looking at 60 hours below freezing. good idea to dress in layers, hat, gloves, the whole shebang. bring the pets in, disconnect the hoses, turn the outside water off so your pipes don't freeze. i'm tracking a new storm in the forecast, jim. thank you, cecily. drivers will pay more at the pump beginning new year's day. an increase of eight cents will take effect january 1st. the coming hike is the third and time increase of a state law passed 2013. the billions of dollars raised is supposed to fund bridge, highway and transportation projects. federal dollars are flowing into
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the city of camden. they announced a $13 million federal grant from the department of housing and urban development. it's a choice neighborhood, a program to revamp housing and amenities in distressed areas. >> the investing in parks and open spaces and the partnership with the city of camden to transform whitmore park with small business improvement as part of the transformation. > a new school and 300 mixed income units are also in the works. there is no timeline but it's expected to take five years. a bank band it is on the run after holding um the american branch in northern liberty. surveillance cameras captured him getting cash from the teller after handing over a demand note.
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police consider him armed and dangerous and they are offering a reward for tips. the vandal seen graffitiing a grocery store with anti-trump rhetoric has been arrested. he has been charged in the vandalism black friday morning doing an estimated 3 to $10,000 damage. the other man accompanying him sipping wine is an attorney for the city of philadelphia. he was not fined but ordered to do community service. >> bob menendez is asking the city to intervene on his corruption charges. prosecutors allege he took official action on behalf of the campaign contributor. menendez claims the meetings in question were not favors to his
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friend bus part of his regular duties as a senator and protected by a clause in the constitution. > it started as a present from a five-year-old girl. now a stuffed moose is a symbol and safeguard for police and first responderred across the valley. reporter jeanette reyes explains. >> what would a police officer and five-year-old girl be talking about? a moose, of course. it started with a routine traffic stop. a couple of weeks ago the officer pulled over mother of four megan brown. i got stopped. he was so nice. he gave me a ticket. >> there was a little girl in the back holin holding a stuffee out the window.
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>> how could he not accept it given the gesture? >> it keeps people safe. >> the moose has a name and growing popularity on facebook. >> mr. moosey. >> and quite a purpose. >> instead of keeping it in my car, i send him to other police officers. >> so far mr. moosey has visited the afgton police department, hazelton where he's keeping a state trooper safe and hershey to meet with cadets. next, he's going enter narchl >> he's going to italy soon. >> it's proof even the smallest among us can have a big impact, even in the form of a moose. >> i was amazed that such a little kid could have an understanding of what a small gesture like that could mean to
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nip. >> mr. moose si hay has a lot of traveling to do. follow him on our website. jeanette reyes, "action news," 6. >> still to come, weaving across a highway. it's captured on a biker's helmet cam. we'll show you how it ends. the reason may not be what you think. >> plus the latest on cuisinart models dating back a decade, a major recall. cecily? >> i'm tracking a strong storm over the weekend. how cold temperatures will drop the next few days in the forecast. >> and villanova defends its top ranking. that and more when "action news" continues. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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government forces. a cease-fire has been called so civilians can evacuate the area. the u.s. is calling to oversee the safe departure of tens of thousands of civilians. a florida motorcyclist couldn't believe his own eyes watching a car swerving around the highway seemingly oblivious to anything around him. >> what the -- >> the biker helmet cam captured the motorist crashing into light poles up and down jacksonville last week. he kept going several miles, hitting a guardrail, sideswiping a bridge and landing in the ditch. several samaritans came to help. the driver's foot was holding
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down the gas pedal. >> are you all right? do you know where you are going? >> the man was not okay. he was having a medical emergency. two nurses had been chasing the car, determined the driver was having a stroke. the motorcyclist released the video today after finding out the man was okay and is recovering at home. the consumer product safety commission announced a major recall today. the parent company of cuisinart, con air has recalled 8,000,000 food processors. the black friday can break apart and ind up in your food. it includes models over the last 20 years. >> put it aside, check the model number and be sure you don't have a recall product. if you do act on the recall. >> there have been 70 reports of
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injuries with cuts and damaged teeth. we have a list of models on our website, "6abc".com. >> ohio governor john caseic vetoed an abortion bill that would have banned an abortion after six weeks. caseic was worried about losing a costly court fight over the law. instead he signed off on a 20 week ban with no exception for rape or incest. >> in health check, barack obama signed a law into bill to provide billions to medical research. the 21st century cures bill will give $1.8 billion toward vice president joe biden's moon shop program looking for a cure for canner, more for brain treatment
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and opiate abuse. let's get the latest on accuweather fridged air headed this way. >> storm tracker 6 showing tonight we have rain showers, even a bit of sleet mixed in. you can see the ban over i-95 moving into philadelphia, heading toward the new jersey turnpike, with drizzle. it's a weak cold front moving through tonight. the main one, the arctic boundary moving in tomorrow night. right now temperatures not bad, 40-degrees in philadelphia. our high today, 45. one degree below normal. allentown 36. cape may, 46 and wilmington, 40-degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the weak system
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pulling through right now, central pennsylvania clouds are breaking. once the front is off the coast, tomorrow we see a decent december day. not crazy cold. don't get used to it. 8:33 and through the day, a good amount of sunshine, increasing clouds late in the day, highs slightly cooler than today. not frigid yet. 42-degrees. then that cold front moves through tomorrow night around midnight bringing snow showers but the main impact the temperatures 20-degrees below normal, 24-degrees and winds sustained 15 to 25 miles per hour, gusts near 40 miles per hour. the windchill thursday, stuck in the single digits. it's cold when you wake up. it's cold when you go home.
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temperatures feel eight degrees in philadelphia with wind gusts near 40 miles per hour and suburbs, close to zero. brutal. tomorrow, a quiet day, 42-degrees. thursday, wind and snow flurries, 24-degrees, windchill close to zero. friday, cold again close to 27-degrees but the winds ease and that opens the door for the next storm system late friday night changing to ice and rain, 42-degrees. the big question is how long we have ice before the rain. the concern is further northwest with colder air. saturday is dicey. sunday, mild. periods of rain, 55-degrees behind the system. brisk and colder monday with 34-degrees. tuesday, partly sunny and a high
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of 39-degrees. i did a facebook chat today. people want to know specifically about their region. too early to talk numbers, but we get new information. david murphy has more information. >> the bigger problem could be us. >> icing, you don't need much to cause problems. >> thank you, ssesly. >> a family that lost their home and dog in a fire is getting financial help in time for the holidays. christopher and his family were chosen from the charity, ban ca's kids that receives hope over a different time. they received gift cards and other things. he says he can't say thank you enough to all of the people that helped him. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ walked around the shelter,
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online for the first year. cable can't offer that. only fios can. >> number one in the country is one thing. being first in the big five is another. >> it means a lot to be the big five champion. big five basketball games seem to have a competitive flair to them. not tonight. temple is the number one team in the land. he's with the wizard these days. the owls hanging around. temple gets within four. dingle with 11 points. second half it's all about josh hart. up 18. later, more hart scoring 18 of
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his game high 26 points in the first half. cats top temple, 58-67. >> they go all five without lotsing a game, first time that's happened in 60 years. >> right now is no time to celebrate. >> it's hard to argue they are not the best grouping of guys with the best four year career. one of the things they have done is beside their name they have national champion. that's impressive. >> college football, didn't take long to find matt rhule's replacement. they have hired jeff collins at a news conference tomorrow morning at 11:00. under his leadership, the defense ranked top ten nationally. dr. pat craft said as soon as i met with jeff i knew he was the
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right coach at the right time for temple. >> danny rocco has been hired leading richmond to three straight appearances. still ahead, carson wentz is nearing a record, progress on the ben simmons front. plus, hear from the flyers on the crazy win streak they have going right now. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> the sixers are pleased tonight, top pick ben simmons out with a foot injury threw free throws without a walking
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boot. coach calls it significant. >> flyers will skate in colorado tomorrow. a lot on the line. how about their nine game win streak. they have not been this hot since 1989, but they say the streak is not their focus. >> we don't really look at that. we just take it on a game by game basis. >> the eagles were off, talking about practice today, not about their play during the season. sunday, they visit baltimore. a criticism of the offense has been the ratio. carson wentz pass attempts a a franchise record. >> do you want to though that many passes end of the lining? no. are there silver linings the other way?
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no doubt. >> 6:00 i told you our staff would find out if that's an nfl record. >> who set the record? about drew luck in 2012. >> the charities hosted a holiday party in an effort to give back to the community. over the years, they have awarded $1.2 million to charitable organizations in the region. this highlights the work they do to benefit veterans, those in needs or those struggling with illness. >> jimmy kill me jimmy "jimmy kt tonight. "action news" continues at 4:30. for the "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. goodnight. ♪ ♪
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