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>> a pleasant good morning to you, 5:30 a.m., february 11 i'm gray hall along with jeanette reyes. a delaware price corrections officer who was killed during an inmate standoff will be laid to rest today. >> new overnight, philadelphia police search for a driver who dragged an officer with his suv. donald trump is meeting with his japanese counterpart at his florida estate. good morning, to you, chris sowers is here with the
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exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. cold out there chris. >> reporter: not as cold as it's been, i had one lousy inch in glassboro. what we're not dealing with this morning, are the blustery windchills we've seen the last couple of mornings. winds have eased up a bit. 26 in allentown, obviously that's cold. 31 in philadelphia. some of the numbers down here toward the southeast, 37 in millville. 40 in dover. 39 in atlantic city, cape may, 37 degrees, trenton, 29. again, the numbers are much better than they've been over the last couple of mornings, the winds have shifted out of the southwest, the second factor is all this cloud cover. it is keeping the temperatures milder than they would be under clear skies. as a matter of fact the call from accuweather is clouds, some sun, kind of peeks of sun. it's a milder day, temperatures
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are around 52 later on. we'll start out in the 30s and climb into the 40s by 1:00 p.m., 47, 3:00 p.m., 50 degrees, 5:00 p.m., 49, again, somewhere in between the two we manage a high of 52 degrees, when i come back in just a few minutes we're tracking wet weather tomorrow ice in the poconos and bigger storm as we head into the middle of next week. >> happening today, family, friends and colleagues from all over the area will pay their final respects to a delaware correctional officer who was killed during a prison standoff. >> people gathered last night for a visitation in dover. another viewing will be held at 8:00 a.m. funeral services will follow at noon. floyd was killed last week after inmates took him and three others hostage at the correctional center in smyrna. police say a blue ford
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explorer hit a vehicle at 62nd and market and drove away. an officer spotted the suv even pulled it over. when the officer approached the vehicle, the driver took off dragging the officer for a short distance. the injured officer was treated for scrapes and bruises at penn presbyterian. police found the ford exploreer involved in the incident and they are looking for the driver. cumberland county prosecutor is looking for a man after a shooting that left a man dead. officer shot the man running from the officer. the the man died. a new jersey state trooper who was defending his own
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property will not face any charges. the shooting happened after a misdirected 911 call mistaken addressed to his home. one fired a shot hitting sykes several times, sykes returned fire injuring a trooper. the investigation concludes that the trooper will not be charged because he felt he was in immediate danger. albert boscov has died. he suffered from pancreatic cancer before passing away yesterday. boscov was chairman of the department store that bears his name. it was founded back in reading back in 1914. his sons said the stores will carry on as his fathers would have wanted. albert boscov was 87 years old. donald trump will meet with
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japanese prime minister at his club in florida. >> >> reporter: president trump arriving in florida for a weekend at the winter white house, mara largo. he is vawg to fight on -- he is vowing to fight on in court. >> we have other options including filing a brand new order on monday. >> reporter: a white house source said that's what the white house is working on right now an order that addresses the concerns raised by the court. mr. trump underscoring he won't be waiting for a final decision from the bench. >> i will do something rapid that will add additional security to our country you will see that next week. we will allow lots of people
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into our country that will love our people and do good for our county. always going to be that way, at least did you work my administration, i can tell you that. >> reporter: in a surprise move the 9th circuit court of appeals said it will vote on whether to reconsider the ruling with 11 judges instead of 3. any such vote would not happen until next week. which you can -- chuck serverson new york. former government officials told the washington a that flynn discussed sanctions with russian ambassador. flynn claims he has no recollection of discussing sanctions during his private conversations i it happened in december after the u.s. issued sanctions against russia for
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intferg with -- interfering wite u.s. presidential election. another trump cabinet member ran into a problems yesterday, a dozen protesters greeted betsy devos on her first visit to washington, d.c. public schools. they blocked her way in and devos had to return to her car. she was able to get into the school and greet the students and fault. 5:37. here in philadelphia, district attorney seth williams said he will not seek a third term. he is being investigated by the fbi for allegedly taking $160,000 in gifts that he failed to report. >> my decision to accept giftss' e and failed to report them much embarrassment and shame and adverse publicity to me and unfortunately the office which i love. >> he said he will serve out
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the remaining 11 months of his term. 6 flags great adventure in jackson new jersey is hiring. the theme park is hosting a job fair with four thousand jobs up for grabs, that includes ride operators and food services and entertainment jobs. the fair runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. 6 flags opens on april 6. >> it would be a fun job there. >> you've seen the commercials, is it worth, the cost to buy identity theft protection, this morning we take a look at the products. >> a south jersey man is rescued from his rental car moments before it explodes on a florida road. >> reporter: jeanette here's what we are tracking over the next few days, today is the better of the two weekend days, we have a possibility of midweek
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storm, that's coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> run run run, did you see
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that? >> welcome back your time 5:41 a.m., this is dramatic dash cam images of police in florida risking their own lives to save a south jersey man moments before his car explodes. 44-year-old from sewell, gloucester county, veered off the main road in his rental suv
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and crashed into the concrete barrier. the vehicle rolled several times and caught on fire. he crawled a few feet away before he collapsed. when officers arrived on the scene they pulled him to safety as the car burned and blew up again. >> we're proud of our officers who responded so quickly and saved this man's life. they rushed into danger when everybody was rushing out to get the victim to safety. >> the man is in the hospital with serious injuries. thankfully he is alive. >> what i am not thankful for is the snow. >> reporter: one or two inch is enough. >> reporter: i got one inch. i wanted a snowstorm i was so happy i got an inch. we'll have to give you another one. >> keep trying. >> reporter: let's go outside and show you what's going on. live on sky6 live hd looking at
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the commodore barry bridge, nice quiet morning out there, the breezes have eased up for the most part, but not as harsh as the last couple of mornings. double scan live is clear, today by far will be the better of the two weekend days. sunday, we get lots of clouds and here comes the rain. 31 degrees, present temperature reading, dewpoint, 22. winds have shifted out of the east at five miles per hour. that winds will continue to shift over the neck 12 to 24 hours, that pretty much guarantees we don't see snow with this event. poconos could see a wintry mix out of it overnight tonight and tomorrow. everybody else will see mainly rain. temperatures are fairly mild compared to where they have been been in the last 48 hours. 37 in millville. atlantic city, 39. there's not much of a windchill
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to speak of. cloud cover over top of the mid atlantic and the northeast states, area of low pressure will develop across the eastern half of the bluegrass state of kentucky that will swing east and provide us with wet weather sunday. for today, quiet, combustion of sun and clouds, nothing going on. overnight tonight, clouds increase, they lower and thicken. tomorrow morning we see precipitation break out to the north. initially it could be cold enough for a wintry mix up in the poconos. everybody else should see mainly rain with this, some of irrelevant could come down steadily before it moves on its way. tomorrow is a gray and gloomy type day. clouds and areas of drizzle and fog. not a pretty finish for the weekend. in the poconos, winter weather advisory overnight tonight through tomorrow, there can be snow mixed in from time to time,
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as well. the icing will be the bigger be issues in the higher elevation. if you're heading north to do skiing be mindful of that. clouds and sun today, mild, 52 degrees, that's the forecasted high, not too shabby. a good mixture of sun and clouds, 11:00 a.m., 44, 1:00 a.m., 47 and 4:00 p.m. 50, where in between there we'll manage a high of 52. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, big winds arrive for monday, 52 degrees today, for tomorrow occasional rain and fog, 46. that storm that brings us the rain and drizzle tomorrow really bombs out once it hits the coast of the new england, rapidly intensifies. the result for us could be the winds. we could see winds gusting 45 to 50 miles per hour.
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had 3 decrease monday, tuesday, 48. wednesday, mostly clouds, 47. thursday, is the day we have to watch. there's a storm riding up the eastern seaboard. the question is who gets it on the east coast, is it the mid atlantic or the northeast or moves out to sea. it could be a big one. >> we're hoping for the opposite of what you want. >> reporter: gray has been hopping that all winter. >> you can find seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. just in case you forgot, here's a reminders, valentine's day is this tuesday, if you have noting figure out what you should get karen rogers may be able to help you, she shows us a new place in philadelphia that specializes inelveries. >> reporter: if a bike courier
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rolls up this week, they might have a something special in that backpack. urban stems launched just a few months ago. they deliver fresh bouquets from the farm. >> our founders started the company because they were sending flowers and disappointed with the price and unreliability. >> reporter: by buying directs from the farm they say they arrive fresher an cheaper. they say the adele, the gaga and jackie which features a succulent that lives after the flowers die. you can sweeten it up with chocolate and personal card. >> if if you forget valentine's day day, you can be saved. they will never know.
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>> you can see more on karen's report, plus more on valentine's day on a all new "fyi philly" tonight it all begins at 7:00 p.m.
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you, so glad you're waking up with us, 5:50 a.m., 31 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over camden, new jersey. meteorologist chris sowers says we should reach the 50s today. >> in "healthcheck" this morning, the university of delaware is reporting a spike in the number of flu cases. the news comes always the virus continues to spread nationwide. there are 26 confirmed cases at the university of delaware. they are seeing more activity in college age kids and kids ages 5 and up.
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>> nationally there's an increase in flu at this time of the year. the students just came back, some of our students come from states that are seeing high activity of flu such as new york, new jersey and pennsylvania. i think that's contributing a lot to why we're seeing a spike in flu right now. >> the flu comes on suddenly with a fever, body aches and dry could -- cough and chills. flu activity is extremely high, that includes the delaware valley. employees at the centers for disease control and prevents say there have been 31,000 cases of flu this season. it is associated with 15 pediatric deaths. if you have not been vaccinated it's still not too much. there's more in the nicotine in electronic cigarettes than originally thought. researchers have found five toxic and potentially cancer
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causing metals in liquid from ecigarettes. the medals including lead and nickel are in varying amounts. it is not known how much get into the body when smokers use the devices. research finds that eating whole grain foods may help you in the battle of the bulge. men and women who ate whole grain took in 92 fewer calories a day than people who ate the same diet with white flower. that could add up to 5 pounds a year. whole grain dieters absorb fewer calories from their food. >> welcome back thanks for
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staying with us. in consumer news twitter is expanding its campaign against hate and abuse. it has begun identifying people
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banned for abusive behavior and plans to stop those users from opening new accounts. they will remove tweets of insensitive messages and searches. families worried about president trump's travel ban will not have to hire a lawyer. starbucks will offer free legal advise, trump's ban includes seven muslim countries. despite efforts by credit card companies to stop thieves from stealing information, identity theft is a problem. >> you can purchase identity theft insurance, the question is it worth it? >> consumer report, nydia han has important information you should know before you buy.
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>> reporter: in 2015 alone, $15 billion was stolen from 13 million americans. it's no secret that identity theft has become a huge problem. >> i'm constantly changing my passwords. nothing is secure in this world. >> i had a business checking account drainld. >> i had to -- drained. i had to give the security code on my credit card that worries me. >> reporter: some companies offer identity theft insurance, from 25 to $50 a year, companies like allstate state farm offer it as an add on. >> most banks and credit cards cover you for losses due to fraud and most victims actually suffer very little or no out of pocket losses. >> reporter: what does i.d. theft insurance get you? it includes assistance in dealing with the aftermath of
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identity theft like covering out of pocket expenses or supplying a case manager to make calls on your behalf. >> identity protection services alert you it's there for you after you've been compromised. >> taking matters into your own home can be more effective and sign up for free online ach that monitor your -- apps that monitor your credit daily. consumer reports as he is make sure you know what you're getting and what you're paying for. diamond state is touting record breaking tourism numbers. more people visit the the state in 2016 than ever before. the top reason was the beaches followed by tax free shopping. tourism accounted for $3 billion
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of the state's company and 42,000 jobs. we're following more stories on saturday, just in time for valentine's day. the sequel to the film, 50 shades of gray. >> also ahead, a special thank you, a diverse community comes together as one at a local synagogue that was the victim of vandalism, stay with us we'll be right back. help me. i'm scared. it hurts. he told me not to tell. make the call. make the call ...before it's too late. suspect it? report it. make the call. 1-800-932-0313 paid for with pennsylvania taxpayer dollars.
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>> a pleasant good morning to you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, february 11 i'm gray hall along with jeanette reyes. here's some of the stories we're following for you right now on "action news." final respects for a delaware corrections officer during a prison uprising, steven floyd will be laid to rest today. a man is rushed to the hospital after he is shot at least 6 times. >> we're enjoying much milder temperatures today, but tracking the return of rain. >> some are celebrating, some are not so happy. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: i have to tell you i did enjoy the 70-degree day, i did, but i want more

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