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philadelphia to minneapolis? dan sheridan and mike mccloskey on the way to cover the superbowl. they were singing along the way. breaking news -- we found out they arrived. they are in minneapolis at this hour. >> there is a live shot from the minneapolis skyline. the city putting their best foot forward. be sure to layer up. it's about 20-degrees right now. there is information for eagle fans about how to get around and the best sports bars to watch the game. hopefully if you go to minneapolis, you have tickets. >> around here, today was the last practice in philadelphia for the birds. eagles going into the biggest
game. guys dancing at practice. eagle take over minneapolis. that's the long and short of it from chris long. eagle fans need to dominate at the superbowl like the link and road all season. doug pederson with the final practice before flying to minnesota tomorrow afternoon. standing in the way of the superbowl title, the patriots. a modern day dynasty with tom brady and bill bichick. the eagles want the patriots badly. >> you respect all and fear none. they do what they do and we focus on us. >> they have been there multiple times and won it multiple times. for you to earn it, it has to be someone you earn it from. >> this team is motivated.
we are going to win. >> the running back corey clement from glass boro new jersey, making a roster in training camp. his goal is to make sure broad street is packed for a parade. >> we are not only representing the eagles, but the city of philadelphia. i have family to play for, friends, my hometown. i'm sure everyone has a chip on their shoulder they want to play for. we are going to minnesota, lock heads and do our business. >> if they have one glaring end, it's stopping the tight end. he returned for practice with the patriots. tom brady and the pats offense ranked number one in offense, second in passing and scoreing,
but the brady bunch is in for a tough one against the eagle "d." >> they have a great defense, good as we have faced all year. the d line is better than any team we faced all year. fletcher cox is an incredible player. they are all really talented. they play well together. they have a great scheme. they have been playing well all year. that's why they are in the game. that's why we are in the game. it's going to be a great game. >> brady throwing love at the eagles. >> still to come, what has flyer captain claude giroux hot and bothered down in tampa? >>
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testing his skills with target practice, although he finished sixth. he snaps his stick. the all stars fight it out in the game tomorrow afternoon. "college hoops" phil martel against newkirk for three, 19 for him ties it up. penn take takes st. joe's to sc. penn gets the win. >> drexel hosting northeastern, isabel weaving through the lane, drops 21 including a game winning free throw. drexel wins, 68-67. delaware to hofstra, stop on d, justin wright, buries the three. delaware goes down 64-59. >> finally, with the eagles in for the fight of their life next
sunday, the true underdog himself, rocky has the right idea. sylvester stallone having fun on his instagram page, eagles fighting dressed up as a patriot. it's a knockout. rocky wins. the bigger they are, the harder they fall. >> rocky lost in rocky one. rocky ii is when he won. >> flyers have the right idea. much more coming up. stick around.
>> the chairman of republic committee on allegations of assault. the latest coming up. if philadelphia auto show gets under way. we look at this year's hottest cars. >> also how the community came together for a sick little girl. the wave of letters that helped her grow stronger everyday. >> another official with the
republic committee resigned after widespread allegations of sexual misconduct. one of the party's biggest donors stepped down as the rnc finance chairman. >> mega donor steve wynne releasing this statement. i'm resigning. one day after the wall street journal reported that the 76-year-old billionaire pressured employees to perform sex acts. the journal reporting a 2005 incident. >> salon manager j.p. morgan nielson said he saw employees get sick and have nervous
breakdowns when wynne requested them. >> wynne denied all of the allegations. his resignation deprives republics of a prolific fundraiser. he helped the gop rake in $13 million in 2017. >receiving praise from president trump. >> the federal election committee says wynne contributed $600,000 of his own money to republic causes in 2017. >> there are increasing causes for the gop to return wynne's donations, especially since democrats returned money to them from harvey winestein. so far republics have remained silent. >> investigators of north carolina believe they have found the body of a missing
four-year-old in a pond. raoul gonzales was last seen walking down the street in his pajamas. no word tonight on a possible cause of death. >> the death of one of the richest couples is being investigated as a homicide. honey and barry sherman were found dead in their $7 million toronto mansion back in december. six weeks of investigation led them to the murder cop conclusion. >> they had ligature marks on their wrists suggesting they were tied up before they were killed. a 17-year-old has been charged with the fatal killing of a 16-year-old last night on the
unit block of woodrow avenue. 911 operators received a call that a child fell down the stairs. another person got on the phone and said there was a shooting. when police arrived, they found a 16-year-old with a gunshot to the head. the 17-year-old faces charge of manslaughter. >> a double shooting outside the bar in the strawberry mansion section of if i would. it happened on north 27th and sergeant street. more than two dozen shots were fired. one man was shot in the back. he remains in critical condition. a second man was shot in the shoulder remaining in stable condition. a 17-year-old was injured in an overnight fire in the frankfurt section on the 1300 block of row wane street. no word on how the fire started.
>> cutting edge technology has created a screch of a suspect in a rape. here's rick williams in the crime fighter report. >> district attorney kevin steel has released this composite of a suspect that raped a 19-year-old girl by gunpoint august 1st. >> through relatively new technology, we can try to put a face on the dna evidence we have in the case. >> it's called fee kno phenotyp. >> the dna was sent to virginia. scientists used it to determine the ancestry and possible physical appearance. >> using dna, this composite is an illustration of what the suspect looks like. >> this is approximate since dna
can't determine hair style, tattoo, age or weight. the teen was attacked by a man with a black semiautomatic gun in his right hand. she didn't get a good look at him but describes him as a dark skinned man in his 20s or 30s, wearing a sweatshirt on an 86-degree day. >> this is the case that keeps us up at night. we need help. there is a $10,000 reward for the arrest of the person responsible. call 215546 tips. all calls will remain anonymous. for crime fighters, i'm rick williams, channel6 "action news." >> 17 new firefighters have been added to the ranks of the wilmington fire department. today was graduating day for the fire academy. there was a procession led by
pipes and drums. they concluded 13 weeks of training. they are the hottest vehicles on the market on display as far as the ay eye can see at the philadelphia convention center. the auto show kicked off today and there is everything from pick ups to motorcars. a few folks stopped by to meet our own gray hall. >> an averag avalanche of well s helped a sick girl get on her feet. cecily? >> we have a slow moving system. i'll let you know when it moves out and track the chance of snow next week in the accuweather seven-day forecast. ♪ ♪
♪ >> these dancers are celebrating the upcoming chinese new year. they performed there in university city. the special event included art work inspired by chinese culture. time for a look at the forecast with meteorologist cecily tynan and rain moving in. >> let's go live -- not now, but we have a few opportunities for snow. it's february, it's supposed to snow. looking at the center city
skyline, we have clouds and a lot of green on the skyline. it's shrouded in green for eagle green, lit up as we say, go eagles waiting for the eagle win. right now we have a slow moving front headed our way. satellite and radar showing it extends all the way to the gulf coast. it's not one big area of rain. basically scattered rain shower in the wee hours of the morning. future tracker showing by 3:00 in the morning, raining in the suburbs an poconos. it clears out quickly, lehigh valley, poconos, northern berks county by 10:00 in the morning. as the system slowly pushes to the east, you will see the rain clearing out.
philadelphia, it's over in the afternoon, but we have lingering showers across south jersey and delaware. as we head to sunday night, lingering showers there. if you live along the coast, it will take a while to get rid of the rain. we are talking about light rain, generally a quarter inch of rain. temperatures with the clouds, mild. 54 in philadelphia, basically where we are now, allentown, 52, wilmington 53, and the boardwalk and atlantic city, 52. temperatures 10-degrees above normal. tuesday morning, the front basically stalls, a wave of low pressure develops along it and brings us the opportunity of light snow. it's not a done deal. it depends on how a trough sets up, could cause slippery travel. tuesday morning, a bigger system moving in friday. if you are headed to
minneapolis, the day you don't want to travel, tuesday is the day they'll be dealing with snow and ice. it will be cooling off as we head toward superbowl weekend, friday, 13, saturday, 20. the game is played in the dome, but it's cold for the spectators. >> it will be mild, 54-degrees. monday, sun increasing clouds, 49. tuesday, 37 with the opportunity for some of the snow showers. wednesday, sunshine is back with a chilly 36. thursday, ahead of the next front, big jump in temperatures kind of like today, a high of 50. friday is the day to watch. looks like a strong cold front moving in bringing rain, changing to snow. how quickly the cold air catches up depends on how much snow we see.
39-degrees. sunday, 20s. >> punxsutawney phil, good news. >> thank you, cecily. >> a wave of well wishes may have helped a sick little girl on the road to resolvery. recov. >> you are looking at one of the happier moments for the mollet family before she was diagnosed with cancer. >> the scariest moment i have ever had. >> the four-year-old spent days in the hospital. a nurse came up with the idea, this mailbox so friends and family could send letters of encouragement. then the call went out on facebook. i said you have mail today. she said, whoa. that was her reaction.
it was exciting for her and helps her have a great day. >> with every positive piece of mail, ruby got stronger, using a walker, a bicycle and finally, walking with her father. after 81 days in the hospital, ruby recently came home and continued the feel good treatment, sitting down with her dad to read the letters and catching up with her little brother. >> how are you feeling? >> good. >> much better? >> yeah. >> the family's garage filled with letters, more than 100,000 of them to keep the positive vibes flowing. tonight ruby is fighting, but with so many helpingm, she's sending a message back to you. >> i love you! >> much more to come on "action news." superbowl advice from a guy that's been there. what nic flakco has to say to nk
>> former eagles mike quick and seth joiner were out signing autographs and telling stories about their glory days with the birds. a final check on sports with jeff skversky. >> can you imagine the glory days, 20 years from now we'll tell stories about this year's team the underdog roll. >> jenkins says he's telling everyone in the locker room this could be a once in a lifetime opportunity. let's have something to celebrate. >> do the eagles look tense or what?
eagles getting the final practice in philadelphia before flying out to minneapolis tomorrow afternoon as the eagles look to beat the patriots. chris long has a message for the fans out there. >> bring the same energy you have been bringing to the link every sunday. take that city over. >> it's surreal because you worked so long and talked about this so much, and now we are finally here. the light switch is on that we earned the right to be here. it's not really a surprise. we are looking to capitalizing the moment, enjoying the moment and preparing to get the championship. >> bill belichick and the patriots playing for their sixth superbowl championship. they are not playing