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at 6:00. the peaceful transition of power, the 44th president of the united states barack obama now a private citizen and donald trump the 45th president of the united states. >> i donald john trump do sole solemnly swear -- >> shortly after speaking the 35 words the constitution requires of the president, he addressed the crowd in washington the country and the world. >> today's ceremony, however, has very special meaning, because today we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another or from one party to another but we are transferring power from washington, d.c. and giving it back to you, the people. >> president trump now getting ready to celebrate his inauguration with a series of balls around the nation's capitol.
and here's live look at the inaugural parade right now as it continues in washington, d.c. bagpipes are playing there in washington, d.c. but all of washington is not celebrating tonight. while some people party others are protesting at times the protests are getting violent. all part of the inauguration day january 20th, 2017. thanks for joining us tonight at 6:00 i'm iain page here in philadelphia. lucy noland is in washington, d.c. she's had front row seat to history. how you doing again, lucy? >> reporter: indeed. a little chilly out here but all is well hitter are you day. officials estimate 800 to us san people gathered at the national mall to witness history or to protest. they came from across the nation from around the world and did you not have to look far to find somebody from our area like a man named chris from phoeni phoenixville chester county. >> i mean you hear about all these people pulling back. what do you think you supported hillary. >> i did. i think at the end of the day we have to realize we could all agree on what we agree on and agree to disagree on what we disagree on.
it is really that simple and that hard. hoping we as country can come together and support our president. >> everybody said all along he was never going to win. he wasn't going to win the primary. he wasn't going to get the nomination. guess what? he won everything. and i just believe look we needed a change. there's no doubt about it. we need somebody outside of the typical politician to run this country for years and let's give him a shot. >> donald trump as president what did your hope philadelphia pennsylvania. >> he is really the first republican presidential -- the president who is from a big city. so as president he'll know what big cities need. so those that from big cities are very hopeful that he'll understand that and support th them. >> reporter: and of course, that's philadelphia city councilman at large al taub bin burger one of the few republicans on city council and yes a trump supporter. back to you in philadelphia ia iain. >> lucy, thanks. from the inauguration to wilmington, delaware, former
vice-president joe biden and dr. jill biden getting a warm welcome home back in our area today. the bidens arrived home in the same way mr. biden did every week, by train. after that arrival the crowd welcome their hometown heros back with a special ceremony. fox 29's bruce gordon is live in wilmington. bruce, what a special welcome home for a just beloved couple. >> reporter: yeah, i think it's fair to say that joe and jill biden are delaware royalty. the first state sent him to the us senate down to washington in 1972. he returned today as a now former vice-president of the united states. the first and only ever vice-president from delaware. well, it was quite a celebrati celebration. ♪ >> reporter: many arrived early for what was billed as a welcome home wal rally for joe and jill biden. the crowd a mixture of the thankful and the fearful. >> very humble. very nice to everyone they meet. >> you're proud of him. >> yes. definitely am.
>> i was very impressed. joe is joe. jill did a wonderful job. did he too. >> we try to give this new administration a chance. but it's going to be hard. >> reporter: the bidens fresh from their train trip from the trump inauguration in washington arrived at the chase sent to a thundering ovation. former vice-president listened to parade of elected officials sing his praises. when it was his turn at the podium he insisted a welcome home was unnecessary. >> we never i mean this sincerely we never thought we left home. >> he spoke at length of a 44 year career as us senator and then vice-president a career aided he said by family and friends and supporters and guided he said by one principle. >> it's this notion that if you work at it, you'll get a fair deal. if you work at it, anybody can
make it. >> to those hyper partisan democrats delaware is about as blue as they come who fear what a trump administration might bring mr. biden had words of assurance the world will not come to an end isn't i'm more optimistic about the possibilities for america than i've ever been. >> reporter: mr. biden said of donald trump, give him a chance. the room as you can see behind me is getting torn apart as we speak. mr. biden himself just left this building the chase center a short time ago after signing autographs and posing for pictures and shaking hands for quiet while. there may be traffic congestion in this area because of his recent departure. he says look i'm not going any away. i'll be doing policy work at the university of delaware and university of pennsylvania. of course, he'll continue his work on behalf of cancer research. quite a day here in wilmington. iain. >> indeed, bruce, thank you. violence and destruction in washington, d.c. as protesters clash with police near the
inauguration parade. riots breaking windows and burning trash cans even set a limo on fire. police have already arrested nearly 100 people and police are using pepper spray and tear gas to try to control the crowd at least two officers are hurt. back here in philadelphia the rain did not stop dozens of students heading to temple's campus today to make their voices heard on inauguration day. both high school and college students headed to the bell tower they protested a wide range of issues from women's rights to racial and economic issues. another being sworn president trump attend add lunch with senate and house leadership also a attendance former president bill clinton and hillary clinton. president trump spoke highly of his election opponent. >> i was honored, very very honored when i heard that president bill clinton and secretary hillary clinton was coming today. [ applause ] >> i think it's appropriate to say --ing. >> at that same luncheon president trump was presented with a number of gifts including a photo of today's inauguration and a crystal bowl.
our inauguration coverage continues online you can see president trump's full inaugural address an lot more all right there for you on fox29.com. we've got breaking news right now out of bucks county. the pennsylvania turnpike commission has made the decision to close the delaware river bridge after a crack was discovered today in one of trusses. this is video of drivers forced to get off the turnpike heading eastbound. the bridge is on i276 it's closed both east and westbound traffic. the bridge will romaine closed until they can make repairs we don't yet how long that could take for list of detours head to our website at fox29.com. now on to your fox 29 weather authority. live look at reading to night. rainy friday in our area. so as our weekend going to be washout. let's get over to meteorologist scott williams. >> hi there, iain. we saw about tenth to quarter of an inch of rainfall today. it look like tomorrow will be the driest of the upcoming weekend days. however, we're not done with the rainfall just yet. you can see right now ultimate doppler showing most of that
moderate to heff 53 rain that we saw earlier in the afternoon that has now lifted on up toward new york. temperatures though kind of chilly upper 30s right now in pottstown. low 40s along the i-95 corridor. 43 in dover along wildwood. stepping outdoors this evening, we'll keep the cloud cover, cool conditions, some mist, some drizzle also watching out for areas of fog. the first round that is moving away. the second round will move in early on sunday morning followed by a more potent round three and that will bring a nor'easter with the heaviest rain along with gusty winds. so coming up we'll have much more on this unsettled pattern that entire weekend forecast also the developing nor'easter and when winds could gust iain up to 50 miles per hour. >> all right. scott, thanks. happening now, a neighborhood in shock. a midday fire burned through a home in chester, delaware county, claiming the lives of two brothers. fox 29's dave kinchen is in chester tonight.
dave? >> reporter: iain, frightening situation for neighbors here in chester they try find out exact howl this happened and we try to learn more about the victims, two brothers who perish. fear on the 1,000 block of morton avenue in chester wisely cell pope video showing smoke rising from a house on the blo block. >> right now, i'm just like on the edge right now. >> reporter: fear turns to grief with firefighters reporting two brothers dying in the blaze. >> very nice. very nice. they stayed to themselves. yeah, so sad. >> reporter: marsha benton lives two doors over from the victims and says they were in their 30s and 40s and lived with their mother along with a disabled sibling. >> in shock kind of, you know. just in shock. it's still unbelievable. >> i can believe this is happening. >> we was watching the fire for like 20 minutes before they even arrived. >> reporter: one neighbor says there was an explosion followed by screams as the fire ensued. the search is underway for the
cause. >> it's sad. you know, in ain't in your life can just change just like that the blink of an eye. you have to be grateful for everything, every day waking up. >> reporter: the names of the victims have not yet been released and again the investigation is underway. reporting live in chester tonight, dave kinchen, fox 29 news. >> ♪ another one of the many sights and sounds from our nation's capitol. part of the ceremony and tradition is the review of the troops by the new commander in chief. lucy? >> reporter: iain, the inaugural balls continue tonight of course. the president may get a few hours rest, maybe. but what's coming tomorrow. the weekend events in d.c. coming up. sean brace. lucy, the nfl playoffs pick back up on sunday with both nfc
and afc championship games coming up in sports after my impressive three-one record last weekend you won't want to miss our pre dicks much that's coming up in sports. >> capital guard depths supported every presidential inauguration since 1861. >> and here's another live look at the inaugural parade in washington, d.c. we're back with more right after this. ♪ you don't let anything keep you sidelined.
♪ another live look in washington, d.c. as the inaugural parade continues tonight. of course president donald trump and vice-president mike pence are right there in front of all that. let's get back out to washington, d.c. now and lucy noland. lucy. >> iain, i tell was it's been a jam pack day here in the nation's capitol. even though the events continue tonight, they will also continue through the weekend. let's show you what's going on. tomorrow at 10:00 in the morning inauguration events continue
with an inter faith prayer service at washington's national cathedral. eighths private event though. also tomorrow at 10:00 in the morning hundreds of thousands of people will gather on independence avenue near the us capitol for the women's march. their message pretty simple. women's rights and human rights. now what stands out on this day in this country that's been so divided for so long now is that despite the animosity, the true animosity between conservatives and progressives, the transfer of power happened on time. it happened per american tradition. yeah there's violence tonight. we've been reporting on that. yeah/protesters have turned rioters but others have merely peacefully exercised their first amendment rights. and two men with di very jent philosophies shook hands and wished each other the very best as one went back to life as a private citizen in america. and the other took on the mantle
of leader of the free world. of course, we will have much more coming up tonight at 10:00. back to you in the studios, iain. >> all right, lucy, thanks. of course our full coverage of today's inauguration continues tonight at 10:30 we'll bring you a half hour inauguration special we'll have live coverage from washington, d.c. and lucy and followed by the fox 29 news at 11:00. back to your fox 29 weather authority now. as we take a live look at trenton rainy day on friday but what can we expect for tonight the weekend. is it a washout. here's meteorologist scott williams. >> scott? >> hi there, iain. it doesn't look locate wash out but it will remain mostly cloudy also we'll be keeping tabs on another round of rainfall as early as sunday morning and then the heaviest of the rain sunday and into monday. live look right now outside of our studios. we're still watching some cloud cover out there. cool conditions. temperature wise right now it's 41 degrees. we're kind of hold steady throughout the overnight. so in philadelphia those temperatures will bottom out right around 40.
36 degrees in the suburbs. keeping mostly cloudy skies also those areas of fog. the winds for tonight will be light. for tomorrow, winds out of the south five to 10 miles an hour. so temperatures milder than today right around 54 degrees. as we watch the latter part of the weekend, a potent storm system will take shape. we're talking about winds that will be gusting up to 50 miles an hour. some moderate to heavy rainfall once again sunday into monday. some locations could see over 2-inches of rain. so dry for the most part tomorrow. so we've advanced the clock ahead early on sunday morning. we're talking about temperatures mid 40s. so no frozen precipitation. but we are looking at some light to moderate rainfall first part of the day on sunday. then we get little bit of a dry break for much of the day on sunday. then overnight sunday into monday morning round three. it's going to be moving up. where you see the yellow. where you see the orange that will be some rainfall rates anywhere from a quarter an inch
to upwards of an inch per hour in some spots. as we go hour by hour, once again, most of your saturday is dry. sunday morning may be a tenth or more of an inch of rainfall and then look at what happens by 2:00 p.m. on monday. an inch in the poconos. 2-inches around philadelphia and down the shore and then by 11:00 p.m. on monday we could see over two and a half inches down the shore maybe 3-inches of rainfall that one computer model for philadelphia so heavy rain but also gusty winds really ramping up sunday night into monday. by 7:00 p.m. sunday, gusts up to 30 miles per hour and then overnight sunday into monday, this will be a concern. winds gusting up to 43 miles per hour philadelphia, 46 wilmingt wilmington. and look at the winds down the shore by monday morning gusts up to 50 maybe even higher than that down the shore. so we could be looking at some power outages. so cloudy and unsettled sunday into monday.
sunday morning a light rain event and then the heaviest of that rainfall overnight sunday into your monday over 2-inches of rain not out of the question. with those winds really ramping up on monday. so that seven day forecast showing 54 degrees tomorrow. 52 on sunday. the heaviest of that rainfall monday during the day. temperatures in the upper 40s. it stays cloudy into tuesday. temperatures top out in the low 50s. temperatures will stay above average but once again it's a trade off because we're dealing with cloud cover really for the next four to five days and also that heavy rain as we move toward your monday. back over to you. >> all right, scott, thanks. still not bad for late january though. >> not at all. >> and playoff football. >> amen to that. >> excited for the falcons and green bay packers fox 29 sunday. that's right. nfl playoffs pick back up on sunday with championships coming up next hear my two picks destined for super bowl 51 and don't look now but the sixers are read hot.
you heard that right, iain. red hot on the court but getting snubbed off of it. hear from big man joel embiid not getting the starter spot in this year's all star game. >> and here's another look right now at washington, d.c. as the inaugural parade continues. there's of course a shot behind you. you can see the president and vice-president michael pence there saluting as that inaugural parade continues. there saluting as that inaugural parade continues. we'll have much more after this. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. there saluting as that inaugural parade continues. we'll have much more after this. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 different versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder,
♪ the red hot 76ers you heard that right winners of seven out of their last nine. are back in action night hosting the portland trailblazer a bit of news off the court whether or not sixers big man joel embiid would be selected as a starter in this year's all star game. unfortunately, it was announced last night that embiid fell just short due to the players and coaches vote but big picture for joel he appreciates the support. >> i wasn't really disappointed, you know. the fans gave everything they have and came up short but i was happy. i was just happy to see that the fans are supporting me. they're hyped me and want me to succeed. >> reserves will be filled in next thursday. so there's still a chance for embiid. talk college hoops when you look back on villanova one may think there's positives to learn from what to wear during a parade and how many tickets you need for
final four. those sort of thing but ask head coach jay wright he'll tell you one, two, that's funny and two, that were plenty of miss from last year' run as well. >> sometimes we use references to last season, um, not as much the success as, um, some of our challenges and difficulties and just reminding ourselves that, um, even though the season ended upper if he cannily in the middle of it it wasn't. >> all right. be sure to join us tomorrow afternoon as villanova locks to extend their winning streak to five as they welcome providence to town. catch that game right here 12 noon only on fox 29. okay. let's talk nfl. both champion sips being played this sunday. when you're heading to houston for aaron rodgers and the packers winning is all they've been doing. ever since rodgers said this the packers have won eight straight. >> i feel like we can run the table. i really do. i think the offense is starting to click. little bit more. we just got to put together a
game we're consist enter from the first snap to the last. >> all right. let me give you my predictions right here. i'm sorry mr. rodgers. your streak comes to an end i love these two games. atlanta is complete team running pass well and they will be able to get after rodgers give me the falcons 31-twenty seven. and on the afc side it's the patriots at home in january, correct, iain. >> that's what i thought. give me the pats over the steelers 29-17. >> can't fault through. bell belichick at home tough to go against. >> automatic. in here's another live look at the inaugural parade in washington, d.c. reminder our full coverage of today's inauguration continues tonight at 10:00. then at 10:30 we'll bring you half hour inauguration special. we'll have live coverage from washington, d.c. and that is followed by the fox 29 news at 11:00. that will do it it for us here at 6:00. we'll see you back here at 10:00. have a great night. inside edition is up next. ♪
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