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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon sara bloomquist is off. in the news authorities are
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responding to a large train derailment causing evacuations in minnesota. and take you live to a big holiday attraction opening today in center city. and the big story on "action news" is a chilly change coming for the start of our weekend. accuweather tracking a light breeze and lots of sunshine and conditions turn increasing windy tonight. and for more on that. meteorologist, melissa magee is in for david murphy. >> reporter: happy friday to you. we have changes on the way tonight and tomorrow as well. philadelphia 52 and 61 in lancaster and look at the wind particles we are tapping into a westerly wind and it's milder now the same time yesterday. the winds are a factor as we go through the rest of the afternoon and into tonight. sustained wind speeds up to 17 miles per hour in trenton and 18 miles per hour sustained wind in philadelphia and both allentown and lancaster and i expect these
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to increase through the rest of the day. and here is why. satellite 6 along with action radar showing you a weak little cold front moving on through, not a lot of precip with this, but as it moves on through to the south and east. we tap into the northwesterly winds on the backside and that brings in more wind and cools us down in time for our weekend. as we look at the veterans day forecast on this friday. 1:00 in the afternoon a temperature of 63. as we get to 4:00, temperatures are falling quickly and as we get into later on tonight we have a mostly clear sky and winds gusting up to 35 miles per hour. it's cooler for us on saturday and a quick rebound for sunday and tracking rain possible into next week. we'll go into details with the full and exclusive accuweather forecast check in at for updates to the forecast. stormtracker 6 live double scan radar gives you early warnings of any changes and stay connected with our
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meteorologists by following them on facebook and twitter. we are following breaking news from philadelphia where police are searching for the gunman in a deadly shooting. a 34-year-old man was shot and killed by a man on north 18th street in tioga-nicetown. stay with "action news" and 6 abc for any updates. another shooting is under investigation in northeast philadelphia. where a man was shot while sitting in his car. the victim crashed into other vehicles while driving himself to find help. katherine scott is live at the intersection where the gunshots rang out. >> reporter: rick, a 32-year-old victim remains in the hospital in stable condition, we are told that he does not live around here and he was sitting in hi car near that intersection when he was shot. detectives were back at south street in northeast philadelphia this morning hours after a
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32-year-old man was shot while sitting in his car. police believe the gunman opened fire from outside of the open passenger window at 4:30 a.m. >> there is ballistic evidence on the street consistent with the shooter being outside of the passenger side. >> in an effort to get away the victim fled striking two cars in the process. >> my phone starts ringing and neighbors started knocking on my door and i came out and saw my vehicle was hit. >> i didn't know what was going on and it made a left turn on mankirk street. >> he was not alone, two neighbors witnessed the crash following him to confront him for leaving and he was speaking spanish and did not understand. they believe he left the scene of an accidents, which he did, but they did not realize he was
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shot. >> he wasconscious. if robbery is a motive it doesn't appear the money was taken. >> there is no word of possible suspects in this case. >> katherine, thank you. president-elect donald trump is working to assemble his administration but not sharing details. trump is meeting with senior staff members and tweeted he would be making important decisions by the people running his government. this follows the meeting with president obama and congressional leaders in washington, where parties called for a smooth transfer of power. but the protests continue. protesters hit cities across the nation including here in
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philadelphia. the demonstrations were mostly peaceful in center city but violence broke out in oregon where people smashed windows we'll have more on that and trump's message to the protesters at 12:30. investigators are working to determine what caused a fire at the historic rowan mansion, chopper 6 hd was overhead last night. it was once the home to the late philanthropist. henry rowan, who donated to what is now rowan university. nobody was injured in the fire last night. well, it is beginning to look a lot like a winter wonderland outside of city hall. a winter attraction is opening today so dust off your ice skates. annie mccormick is live at the rothman ice risk as it celebrates its third season. >> reporter: hi, can you believe
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it's the third year they are doing this, it makes it feel like the holiday is upon us. take a look over here, it's also veterans day, today they wanted to honor the men and women that have served. before we get into that, there were final details were underway. >> they put the final touches on the rothman institute ice rink. the rink has two miles of special chemicals underneath to keep it cool. skating starts today and you can take lessons too. the rothman cabin opens with food and hot chocolate and cocktails. >> people can't wait to come out and skate and hang out in the cabin and have drinks and eat chili. but the feedback to the park itself since we opened in 2014 has been tremendous. >> new this year on the lawn at
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dillworth park is america's garden capital maze, a whimsical creation for adults and kids has evergreens and topiary and sculptures with twinkling lights. you can see live there at the end of the national anthem that is about to go underway and will be sung by air force sergeant christina thompson. the uso handed out american flags so everyone could proudly wave them. this again, is the beginning of the ice rink and open today after the ceremony takes place and right now i'm going to listen to the national anthem here and out of respect i'll throw it back to you. >> thank you for that report. there is more to come on "action news" at noon. multiple train cars derailed and
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spilled hazardous material. and meteorologist, melissa magee, is back with a a closer look at the accuweather forecast.
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a train derailment is forcing people to flee a town in minnesota. near ellendale, at least one car is leaking petroleum gas, residents are going door-to-door as a precaution and classes are canceled at nearby schools. ceremonies are taking place around the delaware valley to honor veterans. 1200 flags are on display to honor our veterans. the sea of flags is along 202 and mount lebanon road. for each flag $50 was given for homeless veterans and suited warriors. they raised close to $3500. and in the nation's capital. president obama is thanking veterans for the final time as commander and chief. that story now from washington.
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>> reporter: president obama honored members of the armed forces at arlington national cemetery and it marks the first veterans day for donald trump as president-elect. marking the 11th day of the 11th month at 11:00. laying flowers at the tomb of the unknown soldier. >> when i got to afghanistan in 2010, i was a part of what would be the deadliest deployment in our job history. >> jones was a bomb tech tasked with disarming explosives until the day hen an ied and lost legs. >> the dust is so thick you just see the color tan. i looked down to see how much of my legs were left. >> about 200,000 vets each year many who serve in afghanistan and iraq returning to civilian
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life. in texas a state with one of the highest number of vets, staffs and students working for months on a thank you celebration. >> was a little surprised how great it was. i didn't realize it until i got here. >> when through the program and i feel better and better about it. i felt real warm. >> veterans day is often confused for memorial. that honors those that died,nd for all that served in the armed forces. >> there is much more to come on "action news" at noon. the risk of flu may depend on your birthday we'll explain why coming up. no enrollment window. that means now may be a great time to shop for an
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the husband of a california mother that disappeared while out for a jog passed a lie detector test and is not considered a suspect cht sherry was reported missing on december 2nd after she failed to pick up her children from day care. her husband used an app to find sherry's cell phone and found it on the side of the road. they confirmed he was at work at the time of his wife's disappearance. >> this is difficult for me and
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my family. i would never wish this feeling upon everybody. it's taking its toll on me, you never think you would be in a position like this. >> investigators stopped their search on the ground and are now observing surveillance footage from cameras and businesses as well as cell phone data. a senior isis commander is killed on the fight for mosul. he was in charge of isis's operations in northern iraq and was killed during an air strike in the offensive to take most you will. and now john kerry is the highest ranking america to visit antarcti antarctica. kerry is speaking to scientists about the impact of climate change on the frozen continent
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and will visit a research station by the south poll. your risk of getting the flu and how sick you feel may depend on the year you were born. researchers say the first type of flu virus you encounter as a child leaves an imprint on your immune system. but you'll be vulnerable to other varieties. people born before 196 were exposed to type one flu viruses and those born after 1968 were exposed to mostly type two viruses. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is here with a preview. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00, a lot of stories to feel good about, first an honor 70 years in the making. the action cam is in delaware as
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the family received a high school diploma that the purple heart recipient never had a chance to receive. >> it's a great story there. and don't forget take us you on the go. download the free 6 abc news app and watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. we'll have freebie friday this afternoon with lots of freebies for our heroes. thank you alicia we'll talk again soon. accuweather is coming up when we come right back.
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the sights and sounds of the winter season live from the newly reopened rothman institute
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ice risk just outside of philadelphia city hall. take a look at the zamboni, we think there is someone familiar riding it. can we tell? apparently karen rogers is on it. can we tell? turn it around. i see her. she is waiving. that is karen rogers on the zamboni. she was the emcee of the events this morning here at the ice rink. this is the third season for the opening of the ice rink and 6 abc once again a proud supporter of the holiday inspiration. and there she is karen rogers. and a sure sign that winter and holidays are around the corner. >> it will feel like that into the day tomorrow rick, we'll show you stormtracker 6 live double scan you see it's dry and quiet for now tracking a front moving on through, no precip but that will ignite a cooler change
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as early as tonight and tomorrow. we'll show you the picture outside. sky 6 hd down the shore in cape may, no one on the beach at this hour. too chilly at the coast and gets cooler tomorrow. right now in philadelphia, we come in at 62 in cape may 62 dfls. and a this hour. and it helps to warm our atmosphere up. and 9 degrees milder in philadelphia than yesterday and 10 degrees warmer in trenton than 24 hours ago and 10 degrees warmer in trend wilmington. there is the cold front off to the north and west, as the front moves down to the south and east it taps into the northwesterly winds and that cools down the atmosphere and brings in the cooler air for the weekend. you see the progression of the chilly change. showing you 5:00 this evening.
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you will have low he 40s and just 55 degrees and the poconos by 8:00 p.m. and 40 in the city and 59 in reading and poconos by 11:00 p.m., most spots are in the upper 30s as we wake up tomorrow morning it's chilly and below the freezing mark north and west of the 95 corridor and lower 30s for philadelphia for points south and east. here is the setup for the start of weekend. a brief chill overhead and a dip in the jet stream filling out of canada and into our region. it changes quickly and that migrates to the north by sunday southwesterly winds it will be a nice afternoon and a nice recovery in time for the eagles at home at the link. kickoff 1:00 on sunday and sunny and seasonable. westerly wind at 5 miles per hour. the kickoff 58 degrees and fourth quarter 59. here is the exclusive
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accuweather forecast on our friday mostly sunny and windy today for all the veterans, the high temperature in at 63. on saturday sunny with a chilly breeze and high of just 51 and sunshine and a milder day with the high temperature at 60. dry next monday underneath a partly sunny skies and high temperature of 60 degrees, and then tuesday things change across the region and clouds up with a high of 59 and rain is likely. wednesday mostly cloudy with more rain in the forecast and a high temperature of 58. we'll keep things unsettled those two days and high temperature coming in at 62 degrees. certainly not a bad start to the weekend just a little bit on the cool side. >> we'll take it thank you. middle school students in horsham county, the students at keith valley middle school served veterans to some 300 veterans here where students get to show their appreciation and get to learn a piece of history
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from active and retired vets. there is more ahead in our next half hour of "action news" at 12:30, we are following developments at the scene of a house fire in chester, delaware county and he is from our area and falcons quarterback matt ryan is going up against his home town team.
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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams and david murphy. >> sara is off and here are the stories we are following for you now at 12:30. president obama says we can never serve our veterans in quite the way they served us but we can try. we are live along a veterans day parade route and the protests continue against president-elect donald trump, we are live where it descended in violence in one city. and the husband of a woman takes a lie detector test as they investigate her disappearance. and the nation is gathering to honor our veterans today. there are 18 million members of the arm forces and today we thank them for our service. one of the most well known parades is happening now in delaware county. john rawlins live in media and john this is always a great and
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deserving event. >> it really is rick. on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the great war we called the first world war ended. now known as veterans day and an important day in this town. >> as bands played fans packed the sidewalks of media, for what has become a thank you for those that defended and served this country. >> as americans we should all be very grateful to them. >> and having people come out in force and give them support and give them a lot of feedback. >> people applauded and saluted veterans that served in world war 2


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