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you, i'm gray hall alongside alicia vitarelli. in the news could bill cosby see the criminal charges against him dropped. this morning we have the details on the turn of events. deadly battle authorities in west africa regain control of a hotel that was taken over by al qaeda extremist. get ready for a dip in temperature. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. big dip? >> reporter: big dip. huge dip.
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it was the coldest week of the season by far, it arrives suntd suntd -- sunday night into monday morning. temperatures will top out in the 50s believe it or not, later this afternoon, not too bad, even though it is gloomy out there. double scan live shows the coastal storm is pulling away. heavy rains are batters new england, changing over to light snow across vermont, new hampshire and upstate new york. this is the tail end, it will push on by to the northeast. skies will brighten up nicely. combination of sun and clouds. it's damp early and then drying by afternoon. we'll see, again, breaks in the cloud cover here developing by midday. temperatures wise we have a normal high for this time of the year is 40 degrees, we're sitting at 43. it's another mild morning. allentown, 37. reading, 38. poconos, 35. 44 in millville.
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sea isle city, 43 degrees, the day planner, 40 by 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m., 50 degrees, partly sunny skies, 4:00 p.m., 47 look for a combination of sun and clouds, shooting for a high of 52. we'll talk much more about the ice-cold changes in the seven day when i see you in just a bit. you can find the seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time on the website go to 6abc.com/weather. 5:32. if you're waking up now, the criminal case could be in gemdy gemdy -- could be in jeopardy. bruce cast tore sent an e-mail
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to risa ferman, saying that the cosby could not be charged in a criminal case. three hostages were freed in a hotel overnight in africa. more than 100 people were rescued from the hotel, at least # people did not make it out alive. some bodies were found in a cafe. dozens of others wounded. several hostage takers, two of them women died. the hotel is a place where americans often stay in the region. american special forces were on scene offering tactical advice. the scene is near mali, the site of a deadly attack by islamic
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radicals next year. eagles have named doug peterson for the position of head coach. a formal announcement can not be made until the chief season ends. that could happen today if the team loses to the patriots. peterson served as the assistant under andy reid. he was quarterback two years playing for the eagles. this week, the police in delaware are investigating a serious crash. the action cam was on upper pike creek road in pike creek. the driver lost control hitting a utility pole and went down a 35-foot embankment. he was taken to christiana hospital with nonlife threatening injurieses. police are trying to determine what caused a woman to crash her call into a home. a 06-year-old woman lost control.
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first she slammed into a garage in a separate home and lost control again and end the up in another woman's kitchen. that's the woman right there, the 73-year-old was inside eating her breakfast at the time. the woman was pinned for about 20 minutes, but expected to be okay. i don't know how the heck she made it out of there, she definitely had a guardian angel. the driver was charged with reckless driving. 5:35. philadelphia police say someone stole keepsakes from a dead man's casket in kensington. jeff chirico has the details. even when they would sing the star spangle banner, no matter where we were, he would cry. >> reporter: paypatriotic is how the grandchildren described their grandfather edward joys --
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joyce who died last week at the age of 93. he was rarely scene without his meddle -- medals and wedding ring. to have that taken for no reason -- to say what i feel about it would be no good. we want it back. >> reporter: funeral director said she left the bag inside her locked minivan outside the mcbride funeral home on the 2300 block of east cumberland street. she believes the man in the surveillance foot annual is the person who took off with the possessions wednesday night. i feel terrible. i feel terrible. >> reporter: philadelphia police collected the bag to dust for fingerprints, meanwhile, miller is turning to social media to
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put the word out. that stuff is priceless. >> reporter: priceless for this family who pleads for the return of this proud american's prized possession. we want them back because they mean something to us, they don't mean anything to anyone else. give us the hat and the pins back and the ring. >> reporter: mr. joyce's rosary beads and jeff cap were stolen from the car. anyone who has them please return them to the mcbride funeral home no questions asked. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." we have a warning for homeowners in philadelphia. please be on the look out for a man approaching people and claiming to be a an inspector in the city. he approached three homes in north philadelphia. he tells them the home is set to be demolished and in one case he feels asking for money.
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was seeking an opportunity for someone elderly or someone on the street. no particular homes were targeted, they did reference properties on the block that were scheduled to be demolished. the man was wearing a reflective vest and hard hat. he was driving a green volvo station wagon, but did not have i.d. licensed inspectors wear clothing from license and inspections and they have proper identification. if you're just waking up, there's much more to come on this saturday morning edition of "action news." pregnant woman be on alert, why you should not travel to certain countries if you're expecting. waves whipped up in southern florida. >> reporter: coming up in
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weather we have big changes on the way, temperatures are mild out there, an an arctic front arrives sunday night. here's a look at windchills monday morning, i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast when we come right back. whipping winds damaged
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several homes in cape corral florida. residents believe a tornado touched down there, but it's yet
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to be confirmed. the storm brought heavy rain which brought intense street flooding. >> reporter: we don't have that here. the good news a lot of it fell when we were sound asleep. it's not hurting anyone. sound asleep at 2:00 a.m. >> reporter: my alarm clock went off at 3:00 a.m. there is the view of the philadelphia international airport. it's dreary out there this morning. we have fog in the far western suburbs, the rain is in new england. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have green in trenton, northward and the lehigh valley picking up a few scattered showers at this point. there's allentown and easton. it's mainly the northern portions of the poconos. still dealing with wet weather. this is rapidly pushing off to
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the east most of us today looks okay. mild temperatures and sunshine. allentown, 37. poconos, 35. wilmington, 41 and dover, 44 degrees, a little bit patchy fog out west. everybody's visibility wise you're doing okay. 2 miles for the poconos. .8 for reading. two miles in the lehigh valley. there goes the coastal storm racing off to the northeast. it's up in new england where they are seeing light snow in vermont an new hampshire. upstate new york is seeing light snow. the major of this was rain, for this time of the year, we're in january, to see that rain line this far north, doesn't happen. usually you get heavy snow in new england. not this go around. we're watch an arctic front. it's zero in bismarck with a
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windchill of 22 below. what's happening, we've had a a couple of good cold shots, the cold it hits and it doesn't hold. this will hold a little bit. this will be the longest cold shot up to this point. surface maps shows this frontal system is approaching as we speak. mild air today. we get into sunday, cooler changes arrive. here comes the arctic boundary sunday evening into monday morning. temperatures this afternoon, early morning, 10:00 a.m., skies brighten up a little bit. it's a combination of sun and clouds, 48 degrees by 4:00 p.m., again, anticipating a high of 52. overnight tonight, 20s for everybody. 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, we'll start out with sunshine, increase the clouds throughout the day. another system passes on by to the south. there could snow showers late in the day into the evening hours. partly sunny in the lehigh
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valley. mild, 46 degrees in allentown. pretty much the same thing for atlantic city, although temperatures will be slightly milder. winds will howl of the northwest at 20 miles per hour. 502 degrees is the forecast down there, also for philadelphia. morning showers and sunshine by afternoon breezy and mild, winds out of the northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. turning colder overnight tonight, 26 degrees outlying suburbs, 29 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, here comes the cold shot. 52 today. ten lower tomorrow, 42 sunday, mostly cloudy skies, sunday into monday that's when the arctic front arrives. monday and tuesday, 28, 29, windchills in the teens. wednesday, 38 degrees, thursday, 39. friday, sunshine, shower by afternoon, 42. doesn't look like a lot of wet weather, colder temperatures, but there's no snow. i know you guys are probably happy about that.
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which is good. chris you know us so well. thank you. 5:45. this may warm you up a little bit. for the 4th year in a row, bacon week is taking over the tropicana in atlantic city. it's hot and sizzling we have an fyi for you on the celebration down the the shore. >> reporter: the sizzle, the crispiness, bacon week is back. more than a dozen vendor will bring over 50 unique bacon creations to life at the tropicana. our bar teshedz -- bartenders and chefs are creative expwtd have a lot of -e a lot of the fun with it. we go through 3,000 pounds of meat making super blts through the week.
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there's chocolate bacons. bacon bites specializes in the sweet and salty combo with bits of bacon. they have a peter butter cup -- peanut butter cup. bacon, bacon, bacon. she had me at bacon. you can see more on the bacon week and, of course, much more of all the happenings in and around town on "fyi philly" at 7:00 p.m.. from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., indulge in a medium hot or iced latte or macchiato for $1.99. america runs on dunkin'.
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find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together so glad you stayed with us, time 5:49. there's a travel warning for u.s. pregnant woman. they should avoid travel to south american countries because of mosquitoes it's causes mild
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illness in woman. it leads to birth defects in pregnant women, avoid they say countries. research shows shedding pounds can change your outlook on life. researchers at ucla looked at dozens of studies found those who had weight loss surgery were less depressed afterwards. a new treatment for emphysema is going through a new study out of france. patients took tests walking 6 minutes to see whether or not their breathing improved. this minimally invasive technology can improve quality of life of the patient and
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improve exercise. it is suspensive in the short term, but less risky than the lung surgery they do now. it is not proved here yet, but is being studied at temple university. doctors say cruise ship passengers are getting sick with stomach bugs less often. every year 20 outbreaks are reported on ships that dock at u.s. ports. but the center for disease control say illnesses have fell since 1990. companies are doing more to disinfect ships and prevent the outbreaks. girl: wheni never knewster care,
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when i would have to move, so, i always had my suitcase ready to go. then one day, i was adopted. my new parents opened their hearts and home to me. my parents cook my favorite breakfast for me every morning. my parents take me on trips i never thought i would go on. they gave me a home and an even better reason to use that suitcase. my parents aren't perfect, but they're perfect for me. if you're just waking up with
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us, taking a live look at wilmington, delaware. the rain is passing through, that's good news, it's out of here, but guess what, right behind it, cold temperatures, chris sowers will have that in just a few. overage charges from cell phone companies are at record high. one in five reported paying overages in the past 6 months. at&t has the most with 25%,% with verizon and 12% with t-mobile. overdraft fees have been charged for atm machines usage.
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it has gotten into the presidential race. to find which streaming media player is best for your house, we turn to consumer reports, competitors there just if i know -- experts there just finished testing several options. you learn to control the box and search for the content. you can search for an actor, movie or tv show. it has a touch pad and gyroscope for gaming. the box starts at $149. apple tv is good for those who live in the apple world and it's easy to set up if you have an ios device. but it is missing amazon. >> reporter: amazon fire tv is great for prime members since the interface is built around prime content.
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it supports 4k video and has voice control. amazon fire tv is one of the fastest boxes we tested. >> reporter: consumer reports highest rated player is 130-dollar board. we liked everything we like about the 3 and added 4 capability. it has the most streaming services of all the devices we tested. there's the completely redesigned chrome cast for $30. it caught up to other players thanks to a wi-fi upgrade, but it's not as robust as the other models we tested. chrome cast has no operating system, so you have to use your phone, tablet or laptop to control it. the amazon fios stick it has many feature of the fios tv
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without the speed. valentine's day is just a few days away, we have options how to get more views on for dating online. a woman who wrote a book said the key is a good profile picture. she recommends using a selfie. lighting is everything when you're taking a selfie. the best angle is a little above your eye line and make sure you're looking into the camera. selfies are difficult. i'm still working on the perfect selfie. post a picture that can start a conversation like you're wearing a jersey from your favorite sports team, last but not least, be yourself. taking a selfie, i still haven't gotten it.
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much more to come on saturday morning on "action news, the attack in benghazi, a film has the secret soldierses soldierses -- soldiers of benghazi. chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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you, 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, january 16, i'm gray hall alongside alicia vitarelli. in the news this morning, decision made, but the eagles have to wait as their choice for head coach doug peterson finishes his season with the chief. new overnight, two people are hurt in a three-car accident. mild temperatures today, enjoy it, because a big change is on the way. chris sowers has the accuweather forecast. the best thing we heard all morning you can't shovel rain. >> reporter: going on sharp tank how much do we need for this? you can't shovel rain. >> reporter: maybe about 50 grand. we'll

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