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terrorist attack in turkey. a gunman opened fire in a nightclub in istanbul killing dozens of people that were there. that's next on "action news." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff scaversky and walter perez. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> saturday night. i'm walter perez. the big story is developing out
of turkey where a gunman dresse in a santa claus costume and opened fire on people celebrating the new year. 35 people were killed and 40 injured. the club which sits on the sea was filled with 500 people at the time. some of the club goers jumped into the water to escape. the gunman remains on the loose. >> looking at the new year's eve celebration at time square security measures are unprecedented. 7,000 armed police officers are on patrol including those on rooftops, video feeds are watched as well keeping an eye on everyone coming and goij and tonight 2 million people are there. >> in philadelphia, people are getting ready to ring in the new year. this evening haseeceacross the . action reporter jeanette reyes
is live in philadelphia with more on how people are celebrating. jeanette? >> walter, it's hard not to dance with the music and energy. this is no time square but no reason to feel you are missing out. behind me, this is ringing in the new year with south philly west. >> happy new year! >> ushering in, in 2017 in grand south philly fashion. >> who needs time square when you have the house party. "action news" got the special invitation to the popular celebration south philly style. >> it's a family tradition we have been doing 23 years. the ball changes and evolves every year. last year it was made of hula hoops. two decades ago raffle and christine canceled a trip to new york city because of her pregnancy so they created time
square at home albeit a smaller ball. >> i love it. >> penn's landing was the place to be tonight. the open air made for slightly cooler temperatures. people young and old came up with creative ways to keep warm, from dancing the cold away -- to hitting the ice. >> we are going to hopefully work up a sweat ice skating, i guess. i don't know. >> it's not that bad. i'm from connecticut. i myself don't mind the cold. at the same time, you are moving around and interacting with people, you warm right up. >> and there was a new year's eve wedding that warmed hearts. >> it's a fun holiday. saturday night, good excuse for family and friends to dress up and celebrate. >> putting a ring on it, watching fireworks or dancing
the night away, there's no wrong way to ring in the new year. >> it's 2017, baby. >> are you ready for the new year? >> absolutely. >> we are looking at the ball that's going to drop at midnight similar to the one in new york city, of course. these guys say there's no place they would rather be. this is where the party's at. next year, they'll try to make it. jeanette reyes, "action news," walter? >> jeanette with the funnest report of the day. whew crews got ready for tomorrow's big mummer's parade. we were there at the valley forge casino preparing for the activities. "action news" reporter bach brooks has details. >> 90 fancies in unison, they look like a broadway show. the bill mcintyre shooting star brigade.
>> the show this year did the phantoms parade. >> it's another new year. in hours, father and son fran and bill mcintyre couldn't be more excited. >> scott says having dad with him makes ringing in the new year that much more special. >> there's nothing like it in the world. >> we also stopped by valley forge casino resort. it doesn't get much busier than this. >> six private parties, two weddings -- >> the halls, rooms, they are all decked out for the new year. the kitchen staff was all hands on deck. >> we are doing over 3,000 covers, a thousand pounds of lobster tail, a thousand pounds of filet mignon. >> if you want lobster and great food, it's one of the places to
be tonight. >> eric wilson was an original member of the band sublime and wants to see you there. >> there are still tickets available, not for long though. >> the show this year might be the best yet. they hope you come out to watch. "action news," bob brooks. >> in wigged "delaware tonight," as fireworks went off it was a family friendly event that kicked off at 9:00. there was ice skating and live entertainment as well. fireworks filled the sky at 9:0. the tro tropicana hosted the evt to start 2017 with a bang. >> hundreds gathered in downtown hattersfield to attend the celebrations. the evenings included a fantastic fire work display. >> when it's time to go home
later on, you don't have to drive. septa is expanding its service tonight. trains are operating on a saturday schedule but ther thera special service. petco is offering free rides as well. the free rides in and out of philadelphia are offered to discourage people from driving drunk. the promotion started a new hours ago running until 4:00 in the morning. this is the first time in its history that the port authority offered this type of service. they say it's worth it if one life is saved. >> moving on to the accuweather forecast, it's been a chilly, breezy day today. many wonder if the weather will cooperate for the parade tomorrow. >> adam joseph in for melissa with a first check of the accuweather forecast. >> we are in luck, winners tomorrow with the forecast. the sunshine takes control
especially around city hall and broad street. spectators coming to watch. right now as we ring in the new year, we have the high of the day, 46-degrees right now in philadelphia. 46 in millville, same for dover. temperatures rising all evening, five degrees above our normal high temperature and it's 11:00 right now. there is a front to the west pushing through. it surges in from the southwest with a couple of sprinkles, over all, a cloudy new year's eve night. >> tomorrow, light winds, 40s in the morning and near 50 for the afternoon. walter, when i come back, we talk about the eagle's game and rain in the seven-day forecast. >> moving on to other news, police in delaware county are investigating an accident that
ended with an elderly man and woman killed. it happened on the 200 block in broomall. the vehicle stopped. both were pronounced dead at the scene. no word if the driver will face charges. >> police in philadelphia are investigating the abduction and rape of a delivery driver in germantown. police say a gunman forced his way into a delivery truck of a woman who delivers for the country. he forced her to go to another location where he raped her. >> much more to come, donald trump talked about cyber security. what he said coming up. >> folks around the world are already into 2017. >> plus the eagles get set for their final game of the season,
>> pennsylvania state police say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a state trooper was shot and killed this morning after making threats to members of law enforcement. he was killed at 10:30 during an encounter in juliet ta township. this is not far from where trooper weaver was killed last night while responding to a domestic incident. >> moving on to president elect trump. he was asked why he doubts that russia was behind computer hacking during the election. he said he knows things others don't know but refused to
elaborate. he said the only trusted information safe if it's written on paper. >> if you have something important, deliver it the old fashioned way. no computer is safe. i don't care what they say. no computer is safe. >> mr. trump says he spoke with president obama yesterday and insists the two have a very good relationship. by peggy lee playing ]
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effects. in iraq, they watched a fire work show over baghdad tower. >> london england rang in the new year with a display over the bank of the rive river thames. >> 45 minutes to the new year. >> not that we are counting down or anything. >> a nice day tomorrow. >> start to finish and then we go downhill for the new week. looking at double scan, we have a couple of sprinkles. the poconos seeing a cold front but not much damage this new year's eve. 46 in philadelphia, the high of the day today. 46 in millville. temperatures are going up rather than down.
number one, we have the clouds. they don't cool off once the sun sets. with the wind, there is a windchill. it feels like 39 philadelphia, allentown, 38 in redding, 42 millville and 45 in the poconos. there's the clearing line in philadelphia progressing for the second half of the weekend, keeping the rain to the south at bay and eventually working its way up the eastern seaboard monday morning. 8:00 in the morning, temperature in the 30s. calming to near 50 in the early afternoon. we tail off back to the 30s. we see how low the temperatures go before the precipitation comes in monday morning. high pressure here, nine degrees
above average at 50. the low to the south, as the high goes to new england, it wedges cold air at the surface. freezing drizzle north and west of philadelphia. above average, 46 with on and off rain. the final game for the eagles tomorrow, walter, you have tickets, right? tickets with his son. his son's birthday, right? willy, happy birthday. near 50-degrees, so a winning forecast for the birds. 50 tomorrow, monday, early in the morning, if you have to work, many have it off here for the morning rush, light freezing drizzle and slick spots to the north and west otherwise a drizzly kind of day. on and off mild tuesday up to 6. wednesday, 52. cold air floods in thursday,
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>> jeff scaversky has a check on sports, the eagles hoping to end on a high note. >> they want to throw out 2016. >> we all do. >> since the 3-0 start they dropped the ball in 2016. their new resolution, beat the cowboys new year's day and carry confidence into 2017. the cowboys won four straight over the eagles. no rooky quarterback has won more games that prescott. the eagles want revenge after the overtime loss in dallas in october. >> the nsc east rival, the point
of the year we were in there was a turning point, roughly. it sounds tough. it's been unfortunate. this is our last game of the year. we are not playing into january. i have loved it. i loved every step of the way. >> you how about this, eagle's coach chip kelly is expected to be fired for the second time in just over a year. they'll dismiss him tomorrow after one season in san francisco. he lost 20 of his last 24 games with the eagles and 49ers. >> 2016 will go down as one of the most memorable years in villanova history. >> villanova won 20 straight games. villanova gets a run for their money against creighton today. final seconds of the half, chris jenkins with three.
final two minutes, three point lead, josh hart got it. next possession, they put it away. bronson with 27 points. villanova 80-70, 14-0. it's the best start to the season in school history. >> you know you have to be tough. you have to be smart. it's going to take 40 minutes. when your team wins, especially here, you know it's one of the toughest environments. you feel great. >> temple not feeling so great tonight. they have a tough time on the road in central florida, 11 points in the first half. the tackle falls, 7' 6 of them. temple goes down 77-53. it is their worst loss of the season. 2016 for the flyers, they are looking forward to the new year,
losing five of the last six games and are winless since christmas break. we'll see how mason feels in the morning before deciding if he can play tomorrow night against the ducks. he left with a left hand injury last night but was able to practice with the team in anaheim this afternoon. he's unbelievable in the last 22 games of the flyers, a big part of the ten game winning streak. they need him going forward. >> dick clark's rocking eve with ryan seacrest continues. now for adam joseph, jeff scaversky and walter perez, goodnight and happy new year. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
it's the 45th anniversary of "new year's rockin' eve" and we are live in new york city! the moment we've all been waiting for is now just a half hour away. the energy of the crowd is electric. our special guests are primed and ready to hit the stage. we're saying good-bye to 2016 and hello to 2017 with the biggest party on the planet. let's get it started right now! from hollywood, las vegas, new orleans and live from times square, it's "dick clark's new year's rockin' eve 2017 with me, ryan seacrest!" with a live performance in new york by mariah carey, just before midnight. and right after the ball drops, we're off to las vegas for a performance by music legend lionel richie! plus from new orleans, jason derulo perform