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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. girlfriend good afternoon
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in the news crews fight a wild fire. but we begin with new developments after a dangerous attack in sent steer. a man is treated for injuries after opening up a package containing an explosive device left at his home. katherine scott is live on pine street where an entire city block remains shut down. >> reporter: sara, investigators have ruled out terrorism here, they believe it was an attack targeted at the victim but they don't know what the motive was. pine street between 18th and 19th remains closed off. the victim is 60 years old and we are told he say caterer. and in stable condition and police are able to speak with him and his partner.
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>> i came a half meter up out of the bed. >> kenneth visiting center city from australia heard it from a bed and breakfast on pine street. police told him to evacuate. >> i was waiting to clarify with what the situation was. >> around 4:00 a.m., a 60-year-old man opened a manilla envelope in his kitchen. instead a device was inside and opening the package triggered the blast and sustained injuries to his hands, chest and face. >> we. >> reporter: concerned about other devices, but nothing came up. >> and the bomb squad and postal inspectors and police and fire were on the scene. people were evacuated from nearby apartments and buildings and people were stunned when they woke up. >> bright lights that is weird
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for 4:00 and 5:00 in the morning. investigators are not sure if it was an intentional act. the package was placed there not sent. >> we don't believe it came through u.s. mail. they think the bar code was old and would not have gone through u.s. mail. >> reporter: and back here live on pine street. which remains closed at 18th and 19th, police are going door-to-door to interview neighbors and looking for surveillance footage. the motive remains under investigation and the atf has a press conference scheduled for this afternoon, we hope to learn more then. >> thank you. now to breaking news a philadelphia police officer is under arrest for the shooting of his son. dorian young surrendered this morning. the incident happened at the
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home in east philadelphia. that he and his 19-year-old son got into an argument, he shot him hitting him in the back and shoe. young faces multiple charges, including attempted murder. he will be suspended today with the intent to dismiss in 30 days. more details on the school bus crash that killed five children in chattanooga, tennessee. police believe he was traveling at a high rate of speed on a windy road. >> the bus filled with more than 30 elementary school students ran off the road and slammed into trees. >> the bus is flipped over and occupied with children. >> the yellow bus was shown wrapped around a tree. >> we heard the crash and went out side to look and the bus turned over and apparently hit a
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house across the street. >> they were escaping through the roof hatch. >> as emergency crews struggled to free the children worried about parents waited to hear what happened to their kids. craig harris's daughter, a stepson and niece were on the bus and they were okay. >> i had to sit down and regain my composure and calm my wife down and other family members affected by this. it's something i never want to face again. >> five children died at the scene, one boy and four girls, three of them fourth graders and several still in the hospital some in serious condition. residents stood in long lines to donate blood. they are looking at speed as the reason of the crash. they have charged the bus driver with vehicular homicide. >> we have issued a search
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warrant for his blood and we'll have an investigation to see if there was outside influences. >> they will review black box data and video from the bus to figure out exactly what happened. >> firefighters are battling a blaze that brokeout overnight in new jersey's wharton state forest. it burned 200 acres off 206 in waterford township. the fire is not threatening homes or businesses, it's about 80% contained. crews responding to the fire are facing strong winds and it's still protectiony cold out there today. let get a first check of your accuweather forecast with david murphy. >> the winds from yesterday have eased a little bit but still part of the package today and you get a sense of that looking at the snow off the great lakes. it's similar to yesterday
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yesterday we had 40 miles per hour wind gusts and today the wind is not as strong. but we'll get wind gusts up over 30 miles per hour. and still a blustery day similar to yesterday. and will start to get better in that regard tomorrow. scattered wind gusts some up to 30 miles per hour and some near philadelphia. the they are kind of popping up here and there just about everywhere across the region. at times gusts up over 30 miles per hour for the rest of afternoon. 46 degrees in philadelphia. we are still chilly, 42 in allentown and 44 in reading and wilmington and 45 in millville. with the strong wind blowing your windchills are making it feel like the 30s even in spots where the temperatures have pushed up into the mid-40s. dress appropriately, maybe coats and a couple of layer. this afternoon's high 48 degrees, over the next couple of days, we will gradually be improving back up to that normal high, i think we'll be there by
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thanksgiving and i think there are a couple of chances of precipitation between now and then and we'll talk more about that in the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> thank you. the white house transition continues inside of trump tower today. this as the president-elect outlines his agenda for his first 100 days in office. he laid out a plan on youtube but trump stayed away from his stances on the affordable care act and immigration. some meetings trump has taken in new york city could pose an ethical challenge for the president-elect. and we have more on that part of the story at 12:30. the pennsylvania attorney general says that explicit emails swapped by employees found no evidence that the justice department was undermined. it was commissioned by convicted
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predecessor kathleen kane, it flags 38 people as high volume senders of inappropriate emails and senior judges and government officialed. john rawlins will have a full report at 12:30. a tax agreement between pennsylvania and new jersey will stay in place after all. governor chris christie said he would pull knowledge out of agreement that would raise income taxes for people that live in one state and then live in other. but it's no longer necessary because state lawmakers recently passed legislation that will help to cut health care costs for public employees. we are just days away from one of philadelphia's biggest tradition, the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thank gaving day parade. the parade route is 1.4 miles
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long and start at market street and weave down the parkway. we have the best seat in the house for the parade right here on 6 abc. our live coverage starts at 8:30 thursday morning. still to come on "action news" at noon. a new york city resident is accused of supporting a terror attack in times square. and good samaritans run towards danger to save a man in a burning truck. and david murphy has your seven-day forecast. if you have medicare
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so call today. because now's the perfect time to learn more. go long. the suspect arrested in a shooting says he was upset over a child custody battle when he opened fire. officer benjamin marconi was shot in his squad car. he told reporters shortly after he was arrested that he pulled the trigger and was upset with the court system for not letting him see his son and he lashed out at someone that did not deserve it. residents are returning home following a strong earthquake in japan.
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buildings swayed during it's magnitude 7.4 quake, the first tsunami waves hit an hour later but only reached 4.5 feats, experts say this was an aftershock of the one in 2011 that triggered a massive tsunami and killed 18,000 people. this was less severe and 14 people suffered injuries. a new york city man is accused of supporting a potential terror attack in times square. that he travelled to yemen last year and tried to join isis and talked about a similar attack in times square similar to the one in france where someone drove a truck into the crowd and killed a dozen people. and video shows a manhattan jewelry store being robbed in broad daylight on madison avenue. one man ordered the employees to the grown and used a clawhammer
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to smash the display cases, they got away with watches worth $300,000. in florida police believe a suspected drunk drive caused a crash and continued to drink alcohol, that travis miller stole a jeep from a cvs parking lot and crashed the vehicle and walked away from the scene and witnesses followed him to a nearby liquor store and proceeded to drink it in fronts of a news crew in fact. bystanders held him until police took him into custody. a truck carrying 8,000 gallons of gas when it jove turned on an expression way ramp. the driver was ejected and landed close to the burning vehicle and people rushed to help him. >> the bystanders found him next to his truck and pulled him 150 feet from the scene and looked
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back and that was on fire. we wear protective equipment and they do it with their clothes on the back. >> he lost control trying to avoid hitting a deer on the road. president obama is rolling out the red carpet for the recipients. the presidential medal of freedom recipients. bruce springsteen is one honored. among others, ellen degeneres and award winning actors, robert denero and tom hanks and singer, diana ross, and kareem abdul-jabbar and vince scully. and a restaurant chain is accused of misleading customers about the amount of calories in its meals. more in a lawsuit that could benefit everybody that ate there in the last few years. have you probably seen him on action on social media and
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more women are taking to instagram to sell products to their friends.
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chipotle is fashioning a class action lawsuit over calories. they say that the burrito has 300 calories but in the reality that is only for the meat. it comes out to three times that amount. customers in los angeles came up
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with the discrepancy and started the suit. they say that chipotle is misleading the public. coming up tonight on "action news" at 11:00, an "action news" hidden camera investigation found some eco-friendly hand drivers can be harboring a dirty secret. here is wendy saltzman with the preview. >> you ever wonder what is in these hand dryers "action news" tested filth and grime. the bacteria you are emposing yourself to. >> i thought it was dirty down there. >> these are the results of our ac -- tonight at 11:00. fewer cases of alzheimer's disease and dementia in older adults.
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researchers tested people 65 and older and found that it dropped by 3% from 2000 and 2012 but the elderly population is increasing and that could stop the progress unless we find better ways to keep brains healthy. it was led by the university of michigan and funded by the institute on aging. the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight at 5:00. alicia vitarelli is in the newsroom. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 we are dishing about thanksgiving dinner. most people go to put the meal together they cook up turkey and mashed potatoes and stuffing we'll show you things to jazz up your meal. and after thanksgiving is of course black friday and a lot of good deals are out there this year, we'll have tips on how to tackle your black friday shopping we'll give you play-by-play. you can take it to the stores.
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and take us with you on the go. download the free 6 abc news app. watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. >> accuweather is coming up when we come right back. all day and night. have we seen them before? banish the burn with nexium 24hr. it's just a cough.our cough, sfx: woman coughing you'd see how often you cough all day. and so would everyone else. robitussin 12 hour delivers fast, powerful cough relief that lasts up to 12 hours. robitussin 12 hour cough relief, because it's never just a cough.
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meteorologist, david murphy, is here now time for a check of the accuweather forecast. >> it's chilly out there. my hands are still -- stormtracker 6 live double scan right now and we are looking at dry conditions across the region. but as we take a look outside we still have a chilly one out there. a beautiful picture of the ben franklin bridge live from sky 6 hd, and clouds out there but a fair amount of sunshine we'll stay sunny with patchy clouds the rest of the way.
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temperatures 46 degrees it doesn't sound all that bad but factor in a wind from the west at 17 occasionally gusting into the upper 20s and 30s at time. it's chilly out there with windchills in the 30s and you will want to dress appropriately as you head outside this afternoon. 44 in reading and 46 in wilmington and 45 in millville and 43 in cape may, 41 in trenton and again all of these places with windchills in the 30s with the strong occasionally blustery wind. you see clouds forming over parts of the region and there are holes in the clouds. and in most cases you squeeze out mostly sunny skies or some patchy clouds. and windy and killy in the lehigh valley with a high of 45, and down the shore high of 48 degrees and sun mixing with clouds and less cloud could have the farther south you go. and pretty chilly out there with the wind still blustery.
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and wind and sun with clouds and high of 48 and winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. we don't have a wind advisory today. but it's windy and debris blowing around on roadways. the evening commute. 46 at 4:00 and sliding to 44 by 5:00 and 42 by 6:00 and 40 by 7:00 and we dip into the 30s as soon as about 7:30 tonight. and then overnight tonight, we expect to go down to the freezing mark in philadelphia. some rural suburbs get down to 25, so cold overnight but the good part of this is that winds will die down and we'll probably be in the single digits most of the time overnight. and high pressure scoot as way from us and a front from the west and sun gives way to clouds and winds will be lighter thanks to the proximity of the high pressure center, a high of 49 degrees, there is a little more. an issue in some of our northern
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suburbs. future tracker 6 shows us a run of precipitation up to the poconos and some of it gets into the lehigh valley and reading and bucks and montgomery county, if it does fall and it's cold enough at the surface wet stuff could form into icy patches and the precipitation is long gone by morning, maybe if you drive around early thursday morning, you see something wet on the roadways, slow down it may be frozen. 48 is the high today and windy and not as winnie tomorrow and 49 and thanksgiving day cloudy with a high of 52 and there is a chance of a spotty sprinkle or shower around. and parts may not see rain at all. but it will be cloudy and somewhat cool. 43 for the start of the parade and 50 at the end. dry mainly this weekend too. >> an improving forecast thank you. still ahead in our next half our of "action news" at 12:30.
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a nfl quarterback had to deal with a distraction on the grid iron. and a close call for children on a police corner when a cruiser on a chase went flying by. fext.
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"action news" continues. >> here are stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30.
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an on going investigation in center city involving the bomb squad and federal officialed after a read opened a package in his home and it exploded. and an investigation that helped to lead to the down fall of kathleen kane, we are waiting for the report on the exchange of controversial emails on state government servers. >> and a woman found dead in pennsylvania almost a year ago remains unidentified and police hope you can help. philadelphia police say that a package exploded injuring a 60-year-old man on the 1800 block of pine street early this morning. police tell "action news" that the victim believed the envelope contained medication he had delivered to his home and the device detonated when he opened up the package, he suffered injuries to his hands, chest and face. police don't have a motive but believe the man was targeted because the envelope was addressed

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