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tonight, the new year's deep freeze. america in the grip of an arctic blast of life-threatening cold and snow coast to coast. and the deadly menace on the any relief? holiday on alert. vigilance in times square and at other new year'slebrations. force both seen and behind the scenes. swatting death. >> show your hands! >> police responding to what they thought was a violent domestic assault, killing an unarmed and innocent man. that call was a prank. the alleged caller arrested more than 1,000 miles away. cutting edge clue. the break in a cold case. the suspect of a brutal usedbrough hft peckpot ripoff?dna he
good evening. thank you for joining us on this saturday. i'm dan harris in for tom tonight, and we begin wi unpleasant cold.e ermo as the ticking down tonight, more than 200 million americans dealing with an arcticblast. winter weather alert ro even into the deep south. snow andngerous travel. trucks and cars skidding off the road here ok at the map.ls could be at their worst just as the new year 11 in dallas. timn sar >> reporter: record cold temperatures sweeping the country tonight, bringing a freezing end to 2017. >> yep, it's cold. for sure. >> it's bitter cold.indchill alerts at fresh on the heels of a frigid ekor tw fataf poteens here roads temperatures, snow. in buffalo where they should be used to n a long time. >> reporter: erie, pennsylvania seeingni teling >>here's rigeporter:diis terponding four crashes i u an hour. >> it's pretty hectice. >> "it's pretty hectic out here. there roads are prettye. there'h l
over the s live from a cold w to get worse? rep to get even colder.be record lows to be shatteday,bring in our meteorologistfitzgibbon of our bostonuare tonight with the new year's forecast. cindy? dan. it smes square earlier today, and ay as that mov much of the country as we wrap up 2017. take a look at how it's going to feel tomorrow. windchills in chicago, they stay below zero all day long, and in new york city,her than the single d as tht, the dangerous in the midwest. feeling 26 degrees below zero. into the deep south. just 11 in dallas. that's what it's going to feel like to ring in thento the first week of the new year, it looks like this dongeus cold is stickinverybody wants to here i'm sure. thank you.d adding another degree of difficultyn already challenge here in new york city tomorrow night. the new york city firefighter will be on the scene providing medical support to anybody overcome by the elements and abc's marcus moore is also in times square tonight. >> reporter: an unprecedented
security effort taking shape, tonight at the crossroads of the world -- barr and police officers with a watchful eye at neaof uniforthe checkpoints. >>hotel and strant gue time squar sniffinameras, and police officers in subways and in the ready to security everywhere. >> reporter: be weather those bone chilling teates h's nf "extreme temperatures" in new hothermal camera we see just how important it is to keep that all imped and orange co capturing heat escaping. with windchills during the ball drop expec single digits, officials brafor the possibility of medical emergeoo live we know authoritout folks getting frostbite tomorrow night. what is the plan for people who get sick? >> reporter: dan, we're t people -o could be exposed to the ele tomorrow in times square. will be in place, as well as emergency lanes to move people thebarricades in times square. stow mu ic apranor cost an here's abc erile reshef. inno gun ancer in all part of what authorities are calling a deadly case of swatting. >> last evening's officer-involved shooting is a tragic and senseless act. >> reporter: 25-year-old tyler in california believed by police to be cryptic voice in this bogus 911 call. >> iho r: barris allegedly ng
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm melissa magee. tonight on fyi philly. >> cheers. >> we say farewell to an unforgettable year. >> year in review >> revisiting popular new places we found in 20-17. >> blooper >> enjoying amusing moments behind the scenes.t giving back is a great new year's resolution. >> we're bringing in 20-18 with a bang. >> hello and welcome to fyi philly. we are on top of philadelphia
ne observation deck. it's beautiful and they are getting ready for their firstyear's eve bas >> the group that owns popular spots u-bahn bru and uptown beer garden are throwing a new year's party here. >> so you know they're going to have great food great drinks and the amazing views of the entire city. >> bu