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emotional testimony as a former eagle recounts memories of domestic abuse next. ♪2 mega mils (joe) happy holidays, rita. (rita) thanks, joe! (man) what a great gift! (announcer) pennsylvania lottery tickets make great gifts, like the new $1 million peppermint payout. (joe) happy holidays! ♪and best wishes from the lottery♪ it is a chilling sight. a man walking across 59t 59th street in west philadelphia knowing that seconds later he would be run down by a speeding station wagon. they have identified the victim.
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now they want the driver. it is tuesday night the big story on "action news" tonight is progress in the probe into last night's hit-and-run. the lawmen have found the volvo station wagon. and kenneth moton is live where the victim is in critical condition. kenneth. >>reporter:jim, this victim was a john doe a mystery man for much of the day. tonight the sources say that the investigators are not getting cooperation from the owner from the suspected hit-and-run vehicle. tonight only "action news" was there as the police towed the silver volvo into their impound lot. it obtained exclusively slamming into a car in west philadelphia at about 9:00 at night. we will show the people running
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towards him but not the accident. they helped but the male driver of that volvo didn't slow down. the accident investigators received an anonymous tip that led them to south cecil street. they spotted the volvo with front end damage and a broken windshield we could see for ourselves. her daughter and son also use her car. the police got a search warrant and took it in to examine it for evidence. the victim suffered traumatic injuries to his head and chest. he was identified this evening. he had no id. they are still trying to track down a relative. and that is why the police have not released the name of the victim. no arrests. the police feel like they are closing in on this hit-and-run
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driver. kenneth moton, "channel~6 action news." a developing story here. tonight the bill cosby scandal went from an issue of his reputation to one that now requires a legal defense. a southern california woman is now suing cosby claiming that the comedian forced her to perform a sex act when she was 15 years old. judith huth says that it happened in the bedroom of a playboy mansion in 1974. it's the first sexual abuse charge that he has faced in a decade. amid the mounting sexual assault allegations against him. they talked about the split from his alma mater. >> as he said my issues are becoming a distraction to temple
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university. i don't want temple to be harmed by my personal issues. >> cosby has remained silent on the alleges. his lawyers have continued to maintain his innocence. they have not responded to the lawsuit tonight. fire and brimstone. this is all that is left of a church in felton, delaware tonight. a church that was intentionally set ablaze. one of three churches that parked a state and federal investigation. the trio of fires began at the healing hands of christian church at barrytown road at 2:00 a.m. the manship chapel 4 miles away went up in flames. at 5:30 the laws mennonite church suffered the same fate resulting in $10,000 in damage. the worst off was healing hands
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where bibles layed among the charred rubble. >> right now we don't have a church. we are depending on god. god is a provider. >> the church leaders say they are thankful that no people were injured in any of the three arsons. the the state if i recall marshalls office believe they are all connected. >> the coast guard is searching for a man in the christina river in wilmington. gatling was one of three crew members when he fell into the water when a crane barge capsized. he was wearing an orange float coat. he has not been spotted. erica geneti pleaded guilty of having sex with a student. she started to send explicit
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texts to the 17-year-old victim after she ca chaperoned his prom last year. the philadelphia native has been released after serving five months from a facility. he spent time in jail. he is on probation for a drug case in 2009. mill was ordered to take classes. the case of shane montgomery is not conducive to use sniffer dogs. they still have not spotted the 21-year-old on any surveillance video that she hav that they ha. >> it should be up on your shoulders. >> you got me, bud.
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a man that was impersonating an army ranger in a viral video. ryan berk confronted him at the mall. the alleged fake was asked several questions before they were called his bluff. >> i have wore that uniform. >> stolen valor. >> mike fitzpatrick has asked them to investigate. ray rice and peterson continue to make news. they are talking about domestic violence and the nfl. a man that played a central role in the discussion today. sharrie williams is here with the full story.
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>> jim, there were moments when the room fell silent. the most gripping testimony came from former eagles play troy vincent. tearing up at times, he said that domestic violence was a way of life at his home. >> he was a five-time pro cornerback. he is sharing a personal perspective on domestic violence. >> my brother and i watched numerous times as my mother was beaten and knocked unconscious as we dialed 911. >>reporter:he addressed domestic violence in professional sports during a senate committee meeting. >> i relate to the 20 million victims of survivors of domestic violence. >>reporter:he played eight years with the eagles and inducted in
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the hall of fame. for the last two decades he worked as an advocate against domestic violence. there were other leagues under fire for committee members. >> will you be developing policy that will punish players that are what are considered criminal acts against women and children? >> the lawmakers question if enough is being done. one player says that his punishment goes too far after agreeing to a plea deal with no jail time after hitting his son with a tree branch. adrian peterson was in new york appeal can the decision for his suspension indefinitely. that comes after ray rice had his penalty for attacking his wife in an elevator thrown out
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by an arbitrator. >> it was ray rice's case in part that fueled the hearing. there needs to be a standard of addressing domestic violence whether there is criminal conviction or not. roger goodell was criticized by doing it on a case-by-case basis. give us a protocol. >> and criticized for not being on capitol hill as well. thank you, sharrie. the plan lets the casinos collectively pay $150 million. the $150 million would be substantially less. the money that they pay for redevelopment projects would be used to pay off atlantic city's debt. the taj~mahal closing in 10 days, the head of trump entertainment said "we'll see." the school officials are
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glad that he went to camden today. he announced that the state will spend $50 million to overhaul camden hole. when christie took office he cancelled the remodeling project. [♪] girls from the philadelphia dance academy entertained the shops. the tree is the largest in city hall, philadelphia. and of course it took no time at all for the youngsters to get their pictures taken with santa claus. still to come on "action news" tonight, a divide in congress find as bipartner cause. a man has deep roots in the delaware valley. a local seventh grader shows off
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his smarts on jeopardy. we'll hear from the game show star. we are dealing with cold rain. i'll let you no he when we dry out in the accuweather forecast. and we hear from ducis rodgers about the eagles facing the seahawks when "action news" continues tonight. [♪] we put all the apps you love... inside a car designed to connect you to a world of possibilities. the connected car by volvo. innovating for you. give the gift of volvo this season and we'll give you your first month's payment on us.
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two school buses collided knoxville, tennessee, killing two students andy reid adult aid. they do say that the children that died were in the third grade or below. another 27 people were injured, three of them seriously. >> power is back on in detroit after a huge outage today. a blackout. it forced early dismissals of
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all public schools. 1400 buildings lost electricity including the joe lewis arena. they are blaming the outage on a major cable and a power grid that has not been modernized in decades. it came word that the wife and son of al-baghdadi have been arrest would. he has two wives. the one held is a powerful figure within isis. the man expected to be nominated as the next pentagon chief has close ties to the delaware valley. ashton carter was from delaware valley. he went on to yale and oxford and served as defense secretary
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from 2011 to 2013. he has been praised by a number of republicans including john mccain. he never served in the military or congress. barack obama invited wolf and five other newly elected governors to the white house to talk about the economy. wolf is the only democrat among the others. they are stopping to provide social security to nazi criminals. that may sound obvious. one such recipient a guard jacob denzinger that fled to the u.s. in 1989. he still gets 1500 a month living in croatia. they found that the justice department offered payments to nazis as incentives to leave the
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united states. that is an allegation that they deny. the insurers should pay for circumcism it can lower cancer. and much plagued wildlifes in california, it may be too much too fast. a highway has been shutdown because of mudslides. it takes half an hour to cause
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flooding on scorched soil. >> and a boy is representing the delaware valley. they wished ryan elkin to watch him on the hit game show. the seventh grader says that the experience was amazing. they were not surprised that she was chosen. >> it was fun, amazing, exciting and nerve-racking all at the same time. >> he reads all the time on youtube watching videos all the time. he is constantly learning. >> it was not a surprise to you. >> no not at all. young ryan did well. he won with a jackpot of $17,100. you can watch "jeopardy" every night right here on "channel 6". it's cool to be smart and pays off. way to go, ryan. the accuweather forecast. it's not going to pay off that
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well. today was miserable. the rain is around double scan showing that the rain has not lifted out of the region yet. you notice no blue or white. it's all liquid. it's not frozen. steady rain right now moving across the new jersey turnpike near route 39. west of alymer. in allentown we have a batch of heavier rain, north of route 222. it pushing up to the north. again it's liquid. the ice is out of here. they did get a pretty significant amount of ice in the poconos. reading not as much. .10 of an inch. there was glazing earlier today. the temperatures have been rising. in the poconos 33 degrees. allentown 37. philadelphia is 44.
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millville 45. sea isle city. 45. and it's pulling in the warmer air. satellite 6 along with action radar, showing that there is more moisture waiting in the wings. we will be dealing with occasional showers through the overnight hours. a lot of cloud at 6:00 in the morning. spotty showers across south jersey. a cold front moves through. another round of showers at 1:30. skies begin to clear ahead of the front. the temperatures in the mid 50s. it will feel like spring. behind the front on thursday, high pressure builds in and returns sunshine. it's cooler. a high of 46 degrees. the high pressure is not sticking around for the weekend. it allows the rain to move in this time for the weekend. lots of clouds and a spotty shower. 43 degrees.
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by 8:00, 44. the exclusive seven-day forecast tomorrow, mostly cloudy. a morning shower possible. another round in the afternoon. it will be mild. the high up to 55 degrees. plenty of sunshine. it's chilly. 46 degrees. friday we cloud up. 48 degrees. rain is moving in on friday night. keep the umbrellas on hand for the weekend. saturday is looking wet. periods of rain. 322. on sunday still lingering showers. 52 degrees. monday the rain lingers, 54. on tuesday we dry things out a high of 50 degrees. no snow in the forecast for the next seven days. looking mild for the week but a wet weekend. a lot of lingering going on. yes. >> and cyber monday gave a
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special gift to the philadelphia orchestra. >> the musics and the director performed a free concert at the kimmel center. in turn the audience was asked to sponsor a snow day for winter gear to cradles to crayons. here is jimmy with a preview of the show. >> thank you, jim. hello philadelphia. here is what is waiting for you after the news. do you think we should have santa bring you 100 gives and no gifts for your sister. >> two gifts for my sister and a lot for me. >> it's mega millions. >> it's tuesday, december 2nd. the jackpot is estimated at $70 million. to win the jackpot you must match the five white balls plus the gold mega ball. let's see if i can make you a
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how about that catch? this should be a good gauge for your birds. >> we really enjoy going against the best, you know, and competing against the best. we work hard all week, all year. we don't want to go out and beat teams that we know we can beat. we want to know where we stand and where our work gets us. we have a huge challenge and ready to compete. >> everybody is ready to go. everybody is going to be excited. we are back at linc this week. the fans will be us. everybody is excited. we are looking forward to roll. >> you have to bring your big boy pads this week. >> do you have your big boy pads on, jim. [ laughter ] this game is different from mark sanchez and pete carroll.
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the two remain in touch. >> he is great. he texted me during pre-season you are doing awesome. i wrote back i am having fun. i respect him and had so much fun playing for. it is good to see him again. >> off-season phillies news andd the flyers are in san jose tonight. she inspires you. no question about that. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph,
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innovating for you. give the gift of volvo this season and we'll give you your first month's payment on us. >>announcer:closed captioning brought to you by fulton bank. sending you the warmest wishes for the holidays and looking forward to building great things with you in the years to come. taking it to the ice. seven straight losses. the flyers are not good away from home, they have not been good period. the flyers on the powerplay. it's a rush the other way. steve mason making a save there.
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and sean lacourtier, a quick wrister. the flyers lead 1-0. they will be in anaheim tomorrow. there are three arbitration eligible players. ben revere off of a season. and don brown who had a real tough time last year. once again, tendering offers. all three players are expected to do so by midnight today. moustaches have been accessories in fishtown. the participating men were judged on the facial hair that they grew and groomed last month for the sake of men's health awareness. the list is out for the most popular names of 2014.
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taking the top spots sophia and jackson are the popular girl game emma, olivia, ava and isabella. and aiden and noah. ducis was in the 75th spot. -- actually it didn't take it. you are one-of-a-kind. and ethan hawke and music from walk the moon. that is on jimmy kimmel tonight. for the entire "action news" team i am jim gardner. good night.
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tonight -- ethan hawke. from "mr. turner," timothy spall. and music from walk the moon. with cleto and the cletones. and now, and why not? here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hi, everybody. well, i appreciate that. thank you. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thanks to all of you for coming out. [ cheers and applause ]

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