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"action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist, melissa magee, jeff skversky and walter perez. saturday night i'm walter perez in the news a frosty night ahead accu weather forecast coming up. new push to stop one of philadelphia's most enduring mystery how local boy scout leading effort to determine the identity of the so-called boy in the box. but the big story on "action news" is developing news a huge crash at route 202 in chester county that ended with one person killed, and then even tire stretch of the highway shut down. it happened just after 12:30 this afternoon along southbound lanes near south matlock street, the crash involve eight cars and a tractor trailer. it was hauling frozen turkeys. "action news" reporter annie
mccormack is live near the scene with the very latest, annie. >> reporter: and walter i want you to take a look behind me you can see crew is still remain out here hours later, cleaning up the devastation, from this fatal crash. one person was killed, and at least two people were taken to the hospital. it was a fiery crash on busy route 202 just after 12:30 saturday afternoon, a tractor trailer, carrying frozen turkies collided with at lee one vehicle, in total police say at least nine vehicles were involved in the crash. bystanders stuck in traffic recorded the images of the tractor trailer on fire, and late this evening, the coroner arrived on the scene, authorities confirmed that one person was killed. west goshen police confirmed that several people suffered minor to moderate injuries. for most of the day both lanes north and southbound remained closed at intersection of the south matlock and 202, hazmat teams initially responded
cleaning up the tractor trailer's fuel off the roadway and the cause, remains under investigation. at this hour you can see behind me again they are still working to remove the tractor trailer, from this scene. there are several roadways, around this intersection that are also affected by this. we're told that they could still be out here for two more hours. reporting live in west goshen township annie mccormack for channel six "action news". walter back to you. >> thank you. moving to the accu weather forecast it was a chilly day making way for a very cold night. meteorologist melissa magee is here with the first check of the accu weather forecast, melissa. >> yeah walter it was a cold start early this morning when we had record lows across portions of the delaware and lehigh valleys. this morning in philadelphia we dipped down to 23. close to the record of 21 setback in 1961 but new record low temperatures in allentown, trenton, wilmington and also atlantic city. allentown came in at 18
degrees this morning. twenty-one in trenton. twenty in wilmington. at the coast in ac coming in at 21 degrees this morning. not much rebound today. this evening, across much of new england and the northeast, that cold air is really gripping, this area, so it is 29 degrees in bangor maine, 35 in new york city, 37 in philadelphia out to the west in pittsburgh we are coming in at 31 degrees. factor in the wind, wind chills it feels like 33 in the city, 31 degrees in pittsburgh lower 30's there in washington d.c. sat right six with action radar showing you high pressure is dominating our region pulling down that cold air from canada but tomorrow, this ridge of high pressure moves further to the south and e, we will tap into a return flow which means temperatures will go a little better as we close out our weekend on sunday. looking at the evening planner , most spots tonight are actually going to be in the lower 30's, it will stay partly cloudy and pretty cold, we have got more details with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. >> thanks, melissa.
police in burlington county are investigating an accident that end with a woman killed. it happened overnight on the pemberton bypass. investigators say the victim is janet luna of browns mills and got out, walked out into on coming cars. she was struck by several vehicles. one of the driver suffered minor injuries but expected to be okay. police in philadelphia shot and wounded a man in grays ferry earlier this morning. it happened just before 2:00 a.m. along 1200 block of south 29th street. police were called to the home on reports of the man becoming irate because his tv and internet were not working. things escalated and officers say that is when the man came at them with the knife. they repeatedly told him to drop it but he refused but instead they say he lunged at an officer who grabbed his gun and then fired at the suspect. that 57 year-old suspect remains in critical condition at this hour. it is one of the highest profile unsolved mysteries in philadelphia history. the body of a little boy found in the box in 1957.
youngster's reese mains have never been identified. tonight the investigation is back underway courtesy of a local boy scout. "action news" reporter bob brooks, explains. >> reporter: ceremony started with a prayer, to remember, and honor, little boy found six decade ago, dead in a box. left on a side of susquehanna road. still to this day no one knows hoe is or exactly what happened but now no one will ever be able to forget it. thanks to this historic marker made possible by eagle scout nicholas kirschbaum of troop 522 in wilmington. >> his life was taken, and, that is just, should not happen like that. >> reporter: kirschbaum needed an eagle scout service project he could have pick anything but became familiar with the case of is what now known as america's unknown child, through his father, a former philadelphia cop. >> he talk to me about the idea for this project. i considered it. i looked into it, reading about the by him self. >> reporter: it was back in 1957, two philadelphia police officers responded to a call
of a body in a box. the case was never solved. kirschbaum hopes that the marker will somehow bring new lead into the 60 year-old case >> the small, small possibility, somebody could be walking by and maybe just seeing the sign they could possibly, in the back of their mind, oh, i remember something >> reporter: funding were made by the bdock society group of forensic experts that try to solve other cold cases. founder is bill fleischer, he thinks this could make major progress in the future through dna. >> with comparing against many suspected relatives. >> reporter: he vows his group will never stop working to try to find out who could commit such a disturbing crime. >> in my view, it wasn't beaten to death he was abused and neglect to the point where just a little flame went out. >> reporter: right through can see on the mark they are case is still opened, 60 years later. as it stands right now this case is longest active open investigation in the philadelphia police department reporting from fox chase, bob
brooks, channel six "action news". well to day is veterans day and several local communities are paying tribute to the men and women who served our country. the action cam was there at haven united methodist church where a dance was performed, for church members, who were once members of the u.s. military. those veterans and guests were invited to take part in today 's celebration. city of philadelphia also paid tribute to our nation's military men and women today in center city. mayor jim kenney was among those on hand to honor veterans to day's ceremony took place at the tomb of the unknown solder right there in washington square. >> ♪ >> and, in the city's fishtown section neighbors lined laurel street to pay tribute to those who for the for our country as well. today's parade pass by a memorial bearing names of the several young men from our area who lost their lives in battle. today marks 50th anniversary
since that memorial was put into place. and in bucks county northampton township held this ceremony to honor veterans this afternoon. this event took place near the township building in richboro at memorial monument, the color guard provided by marine core league patriots attachments. all week long you have been sending us your photos of loved won who have served and we'd like to share them right now as you can see. if you'd like to send us a picture of the veteran just post it on the social media using hash ton or on the social media using #six abc action. thanks for sharing those photos. thank your loved won for their service to our country. much more to come on "action news", embattled candidate roy moore speaks out about allegation that is he had sexual contact with a 14 year-old girl what moore said and who he blames for the story. and when word become art, new pop up store that is showcasing a local artist unique work. and jeff skversky has sports when "action news" comes right back.
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al wam a senate candidate roy moore is battling back tonight against decade old allegations of sexual misconduct and providing alcohol to minors. washington post reports claims from four women that moore tried to date teenage girls when he was in his 30's, gave others beer, wine and had sexual contact with a 14 year-old. protesters greeted moore as he arrived at his first public appearance since the story broke but moore called it all a charade, coordinated effort by democrats, establishment
republicans, and others, trying to discredit his campaign. >> i have not been guilty of sexual misconduct with anyone. these allegations came only four and a half weeks before a general election on december 12th. why now? >> meanwhile the governor of alabama said today that she has no plans to push back dates of an upcoming special election. president donald trump is defending vladamire putin saying russian leader denied any election meddling in the u.s. presidential election, and mr. trump seems to be taking putin at his word. the pair met up during a conference in vietnam, president also dismissed unified assessment of america 's intelligence community that russia was behind calling it a democratic hit job and work of political hacks. however, trump's only current cia director said the agency still stands by its original conclusion. now, to a brand new holiday attraction that makes us philly proud.
the now closed jc pen ate king of prussia mall has been transferred into an art exhibition, today was grand opening of the art of word store. it remained opened until the end of year, daniel duffy, the artist creates these drawings using nothing but letters and numbers. he got his start by selling his prints in philly parks. there are so many things that make us proud to call delaware veil our home to see what else makes us philly proud go to six abc.com/proud. thousands of runners, put on their best hoods and knee socks for the rocky run, a race that races up art museum steps at 7:00 a.m. those taking part could take part in a 5k or 10k, money raised benefits special olympics in philadelphia.
the international unity cup championship kick off a short time ago at lincoln financial field. amateur soccer tournament with the goal of bringing together the cities many neighborhood and diverse immigrant communities. right now it is in the finally you can watch it streaming live on six abc.com. time for a check on sports with jeff skversky. sixers on the road with the real challenge. >> can't wait for this one, joel embiid said he was joking with dray mondevergine, tonight he will kick him in the you know what tonight, in this game, but we will see. how good are the sixers? well, even nba chapel also are impressed, two time mvp steph curry said joel embiid and ben simmons are playing like animals. it is great for the league. defending champs upset tonight at 8:30. >> you know, we're going in there exited to play. we are going in there we were in the game last year. we were in the game with them at home. and, you know, nobody is going in there looking for autographs.
we're going into play basketball, and, to compete. >> they have lost eight straight to golden state. flyers looking to stay hot against minnesota tonight at home they are going for their sixth straight win over the wild. the flyers fans, well, they were going wild over their top line on point. they have combined for 60 points, thoroughly on tonight for the flyers, trying to get on the board, but we are scoreless, five minutes into the fifth period. well, not only is penn state's run at a national championship likely over, but saquon barkley's run at heisman is in big trouble too. averaging less than 50-yard a game last three weeks and home , sweet home on home coming for penn state today but out of the gate they looked out of it against rutgers. opening kick off saquon barkley does not recover, rutgers jumps tout a six to nothing lead. he cannot get running, season worse 35-yard. penn state owe even if finally gets running here in the second, trace mcsorely takes off, but mcsorely accounts for
three scores, becoming penn state's all time touchdown leader. penn state up one. struggling to run they get the hook and ladder, barkley, 21- yard, setting up one of his two touchdowns, penn state scores 35 unanswer todd win 35 -six. the run game though is a concern for james franklin. >> we're still going to have to get better in the running game. no doubt bit. up front, offensive line, and we have to do some things to help but overall, i was pleased. >> next up for penn state, nebraska. villanova in the running in the wrong direction, cats lose their fourth straight today a 26th loss to road island. delaware hosting albany, ud you will love this. you put them away in the fourth thanks to two touchdowns by the freshman corry, delaware wins 22-three. they have won five of six. penn visiting harvard first play from scrimmage, trace solomon, 77 of his career high 181-yard rushing, and right here, and penn runs
away witt 23-six. it is their third straight. and a big, college football game tonight, here on six abc, coming up at the top of the hour, notre dame, miami , on channel six. hurricanes have longest winning streak in the country. phil martelli and st. joes tipping off season tonight on the road against toledo the game just underway and penn loses their open tore fairfield. lasalle, season open's begins st. peters and how about pooki e pal, just love saying it, scored 18 points thanks to back to back three's. lasalle wins, 61-40. eagles quarterback carson wentz has never shied away from helping others. and giving back. and that includes the military leading up to veterans day wentz surprised some vets at practice last week and he did not come empty handed. the eagles star handed off headsets, as a token of his appreciation for the troops
and their families and nfl donating five dollars to non- profit military partners, every time the #, listen to this, solute to service, tweet had out. >> is there a reason not to like carson wentz. he is just amazing he is great on the field and even better off the field. >> yes, he is, thanks, jeff. up next on "action news" a check of the accu weather forecast for rest of the weekend. taking a live look at sky six at dilworth park where folks are taking advantage of the cold weather, doing a little ice skating at the rothman rink. melissa magee has your exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back. and how long you've been at it. linzess works differently from laxatives. linzess treats adults with ibs with constipation or chronic constipation. it can help relieve your belly pain
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hundreds of people came out to citizens bank park today for a 2-mile walk to help find a cure for alzheimer's disease. the similar walks were held across more than 600 communities, largest event in the u.s. designed to raise awareness and funds for alzheimer's care, support and research. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. chill toy day but in the sun wasn't too bad. >> yes, yes. it was still very cold. >> so cold. >> but not that bad. >> temperatures were well below average, today. i don't know i just needed extra layers. tomorrow you will not need as many layers but still slightly lower then where we should this be time of the year. thinks sky six live in hd looking at ben franklin bridge on this saturday night. you can see we have a partly cloudy sky but really chilly conditions, so bundle up, if you are out and about, here on this saturday. sky six live in hd from our temple university cameras and
looking at the center city sky line, it is dry, quiet, it is all about the numbers as we press forward here. our high today in philadelphia 40 degrees, that is 18 degrees below our typical daytime high , right now we are coming in at 33 in the city. thirty-two in allentown. over in lancaster right now 30 cape may 35. down in dover we are in the lower 30's. 29 degrees in millville. as we get in the date tomorrow looking at the day planner 6:00 o'clock in the morning it will feel like numbers will be at the freezing mark or slightly below that but as we get in the lunchtime hour and beyond, temperatures will rebound into the middle 40's, so some recovery, on the way, but still below where we should be for the month of november, and in fact, it was a chilly start this morning as we look at the near record low temperatures, we had today, in the city, and we came in at 23 e record of 21 setback in 1961 but the earliest time we had temperatures reach 25 degrees, or below was 1976.
so this is pretty impressive cold that we are dealing with so early in the season. satellite six with action radar showing we have a partly cloudy sky in the region we are staying dry, quiet. high pressure has been dominating our area. we will get wind coming from the northwesterly direction for the majority of the day that was bringing in that chill, but good news we didn't have as much, win, by the afternoon as we had yesterday and even earlier this morning. now by tomorrow the original high pressure starts to move further south ande and weep tap in the return flow meaning temperatures will rebound in the second half of our weekend the call for rest of tonight partly cloudy, cold, especially north and west, we will drop down to 21 in allentown. twenty-two in reading. twenty-four in lancaster. overnight low in philadelphia drops down to 30. twenty-nine in dover. twenty-seven in toms river. cape may coming in at 29. atlantic city coming in at 28. upper 20's as well in millville. here's set up for our sunday that ridge of high pressure that was over us just today
moves a little further east, so we have a return flow going on a high temperature coming in at 49. it is not as cold but still below average. typically we should be close to 58 degrees this time of the year. we're below that tomorrow. tracking low pressure coming from the ohio val that i could move through as early as sunday night into monday and if that comes on through is there a likelihood of finding precipitation overhead. here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast sunshine to cloud tomorrow. high temperature in at 49. the cloud will increase that area of low pressure gets closer to our region and some models are indicating that the precipitation culled start as early as, tomorrow night, and we have to watch that closely because overnight lows in some spots will be down in the 30's but that precipitation light rain, continues on monday, it is a damp start to the workweek by then. otherwise mostly cloudy in the afternoon. high of 51. partly sunny with the sunshine returning by tuesday, 53. wednesday, sunshine and cloud. high of 54.
milder more seasonal afternoon by thursday, a high in at 59. on friday, the cloud will increase, with some rain likely and then as we get into next saturday rain is possible , temple at home by then. high of 54 degrees. chilly. a little better tomorrow. >> thanks, melissa. >> okay. family friendly event allowing young people to get create it are i have. kimmel on center hosted a big craft fair. children were able to get hand s on with their, own projects, and also learning techniques in play making, woodworking and embroidery, sewing, glass blowing, and 3-d printing. fyi philly is next here on channel six. join us for "action news" at 10 on phl17. then we're back here after the game. new for melissa magee, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. we will see you right after the game. >> ♪ (avo) when you have type 2 diabetes, you manage your a1c,
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm jeannette reyes, tonight on fyi philly. >> "6-feet under." >> we're celebrating the city's best bars! >> "ready to party." >> and modeling the trendiest fall fashions. >> "that's the sercret recipe." >> plus, we round up a few comfort food favorites. >> yum! >> and new healthy spots with fantastic flavors. >> "to barcelona." >> plus, we take a look at some new global cuisine. >> happy birthday to you. >> hi everyone and welcome to fyi philly. >> we are at friday saturday sunday in the city's rittenhouse neighborhood. >> this was voted philadelphia magazine's best bar on their 50 best list. >> quite an honor for owners chad williams and his wife hanna. >> and, since they just re-opened in december, they were one of the "newcomers" to the list. >> so, we rounded up a few more spots on the philly bar scene that cracked philly mag's top 50 for 2017.