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we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: in less than a minute the first responding officer is on the scene soon after police and fire swarmed the ohio state university campus at first rushing to the scene where reports of an active shooter on the loose. the university alerting students and staff tweeting active shooter on campus. run. hide. fight. >> first time you get a text that there's a shooter on campus so they locked the building down had us all go up to the third floor. >> we all moved away from the door shut it and started to turn off the lights and sat down against the wall. >> reporter: then around noon university officials announce that the scene was secure and no longer an active shooter situation. >> a man with a knife running around cutting people. >> reporter: police later confirming the suspect was shot and killed and rumors about a second suspect unfounded. >> a male suspect drove a vehicle over the curb west 19th went through college
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avenue struck pedestrians. he exited the vehicle and used a butcher knife to start cutting pedestrians. >> there were multiple injuries related to lacerations or cuts most likely as the chief said from the stab wounds from the butcher knife. >> reporter: officials aren't releasing the suspect's name but sources say he's a legal resident of the u.s. originally from somali. elizabeth hur abc news, new york. >> well, video from inside a nearby classroom shows how students frantically tried to protect themselves from any type of threat. they worked together to stack chairs up against one of the doors as soon as they saw that campus alert come out. faculty and students say they do drills and prepare for moments just like this. >> reporter:. once word of the attack started to spread facebook activated its security check. the feature al llewes users to mark themselves as safe so that friends and family know that they are okay.
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and our coverage of the attack at ohio state continues on the 6abc app. there we will alert you to the latest updates as the story unfolds and also you can find photos and videos from the scene of this violent incident on the ohio state university campus. the 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device. >> in there inn other news the search is on to find the gunman who shot a student in wilmington this morning. the teen immediately flagged down a school bus frantically asking for help. "action news" reporter bob brooks now live at the scene with the very latest details on this. bob, what can you tell us? >> reporter: brian, good evening. it's not supposed to be like this for students. one young man was trying to make his way to school this morning when he was shot multiple times. it happened just up the street from where we are, a very nice neighborhood, lots of families, lots of kids living here and many of them were outside waiting for their buses this morning. west 27th and north van buren street, that's where police say the 15-year-old freshman
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at dickinson high school flagged down a bus for help. he was shot multiple times trying to make his way to school. officials say he was hit in the stomach and arm and is now in critical condition. >> we was sleep when we heard these big shots, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, like that. so we knew somebody was shooting. >> reporter: we spoke to neighbor ira finley. he lives right near the scene and says when it happened the street was filled with kids waiting for the bus. >> some kids ran up this way. we saw some kids jump on the bus and some of the bus drivers were telling the kids to get on the bus for their protection. >> reporter: another neighbor came out to check on his son and saw at least one car riddled with bullet holes. he knows this could have turned out even worse. >> it was a lot of little children that catch the bus at these corners. >> reporter: the teen was shot and rushed to a.i. dupont children's hospital. we spoke with students today who wish their classmate a fast recovery. >> i hope he comes out better and i wish luck for him and his family. >> reporter: neighbors here at the scene are extremely saddened this happened by their homes.
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>> ridiculous. i mean, it's disgusting. there's really no -- there's really no description for it. >> reporter: certainly terrible at this point. no word from police on a suspect description but again the victim, a 15-year-old is listed in critical condition. for now reporting live in wilmington, bob brooks channel6 "action news." brian. >> all right, bob, thank you so much. turning briefly back to our big story this afternoon. we have just gotten word that a news conference is now under way on the campus of ohio state university. police and school officials now are updating the media and the larger student body on the attack that unfolded there this morning. we are monitoring that for any news that may emerge from this news conference and on you can watch this live right now on 6abc.com. >> a man is recovering from an overnight shooting in the overbrook section of philadelphia. police say the 21-year-old was hit twice in the hip at the intersection of 66th and malvern. they believe two people
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followed him out of the stop and go convenience store just a few blocks away. detectives are currently reviewing surveillance video. no arrests have been made at this time. >> well, a chilly but mostly sunny start to the work week today as we get a first check of the accuweather forecast. >> all right its back to work, right? >> back to work. >> meteorologist adam joseph on this monday. >> started with sunshine, a little on the cool side but this afternoon the clouds quicking racing in ahead of a system that will bring a couple of frowns our way the next couple of days. as we look at the numbers right now 50's across-the-board in the midatlantic, 51 in philadelphia, washington 52 degrees, 50 for richmond new york city and pittsburgh right now sitting at 51 degrees. but there is a massive storm bringing even some severe weather in the deep south, south of little rock, arkansas. there are tornado watches in effect for jackson, mississippi. all this is heading to the north and east and it's going to bring very warm air along with the rain starting tomorrow. so, what to expect for the next couple of days. again, wet at times.
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a general one to 2 inches of rain between your tuesday and wednesday and temperatures are going to soar into the 60's for both days in fact even near 70 degrees here during the day on wednesday. but thankfully this is not racing in in time for tonight's big game on 6abc. you can watch it here starting at 8:30. 49 degrees for your kickoff temperature for the eagles versus green bay, mostly cloudy, dry, winds south-southeast 48 miles per hour. even by the fourth quarter temperatures don't drop all that much at 48 degrees. we'll look at future tracker6 to time those two rounds of rain and also let you know when the rest of the week has in store coming up sharrie in full accuweather forecast. >> sounds good adam. thank you. well, it is a big night for the philadelphia eagles. the birds are getting ready to take on the green pay packers under the spotlight of monday night football. jeff skversky is live on the philadelphia down at the linc getting ready for tonight's big game.
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jeff. >> reporter: hey, sharrie. if there's a cure for the eagles issues right now let's hope this is it. home sweet home, lincoln financial field where the eagles are unbeaten, undefeated a the four and o, one of only two teams in the nfl that have yet to loss on their home turf. let's hope they can keep that it way tonight against the green bay partly cloudy skies. at five and five overall the eagles in ninth place in the nfc playoff race. they need to start winning games. they are running out of time. now, the eagles will be without starting running back ryan mathews tonight. he is officially ruled out with a knee injury and of course with dar reason sproles also banged up that means rookie wendell small wood from wilmington, delaware will get some extra carries tonight. look, carson wentz and the eagles offense have to get going. they have struggled early in games only two touchdowns in the first quarter this year. here's the bottom line. the eagles must get going in the right direction if they have any shot at the playoffs. >> we definitely know we got to win the next six. we can't sugar coat it. can't beat around the bush.
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we got to win the next six if we want to make a run at this thing. >> mathematically you still have a chance and the solution is easy just win. that's how you get he -- get in you win. we know all we need to do is win and the rest will take care of itself. >> reporter: let's hope so. monday night football here on 6abc coverage kicks offer at 8 o'clock with our pregame show followed by the game eagles and packers and of course the postgame show live from outside the eagles locker room to wrap it all up. nelson agholor will be a game time decision. head coach doug pederson has told him all week if you do go, make the best out of it. he's trying to make up for a really tough performance out in seattle last sunday. if he does that play and dress in this game, expect agholor to have a reduced role considering he did not work with the starters this week in practice. much more coming up at 5 o'clock. we're live at lincoln
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financial field jeff skversky channel6 "action news." brian. >> all right, jeff, an exciting night. thank you so much. this programming note. because of the eagles game we'll be airing this year's cma country christmas special on the live well network. suge land lead vocalist jennifer nettles hosts at 10 o'clock. head to 6abc.com to find out how you can watch the live well network on your cable provider. >> all right. it is time now for the "action news" traffic report. >> let's do it. get started on a monday. matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. it may be monday but no doubt better than what we saw the last couple days. >> at least better when last i saw you guys wednesday afternoon going into the thanksgiving holiday. it was souper is busy. let's say it's manageable as you travel about but we're seeing slow speeds on the big picture and a couple of accidents. there's one in overbrook along lancaster avenue at 61st street. drexel hill state road at
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morgan avenue. on the vine street expressway already this afternoon jammed in both directions here by the schuylkill expressway. so if you're head across town to get over to 95 south to get down to the birds game get ready you'll be sitting in a long line of traffic on the eastbound vine. we had a crash out in east norriton that brought down some poles. 202 dekalb pike is still closed for the cleanup. swede road would be a local alternate. we also have a vehicle that broke down right here on 422 eastbound approaching 23. it's gone now but we're jammed solid coming east of the saint gabriel's curve through this point approaching development a crash in upper pottsgrove along 100 northbound at moyer road. westampton buckets a trip flipped over. the ramp from 295 northbound to mount holly willingboro is blocked. use the ramp at exit 47 instead. let's grab the ipad do the commuter report on this back to work monday afternoon. hope you enjoyed your holiday. down in bear delaware washing a crash along bare corbett road close to kingston drive.
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we'll check it again brian and sharrie coming up in the next half hour. >> matt thank you sir. still ahead on "action news" at 4:00 with cyber monday in full swing we take you inside an amazon warehouse where workers are busy trying to keep up with demand. >> plus president-elect don trump weighs in on cuban american relations. we'll explain his plan next. this is lulu, our newest dog.
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>> president-elect donald trump says today that he may undo america's recently reestablished relationship with cuba. in a tweet this morning mr. trump said he will "terminate the newly established economic and diplomatic ties if cuba is not willing to negotiate a better deal. mr. trump could face tough bipartisan opposition, though. many lawmakers and business leaders say continued engagement is good for both sides. now all of this comes as the
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president-elect faces a firestorm of criticism for a series of tweets over the weekend in which he declared that he would have won the popular vote were it not for "millions of people who voted illegally." that claim has been near universal panned as baseless and false. his team was unable to provide any evidence today to back it up. meanwhile a new effort is under way in wisconsin to recount votes there following a challenge by green party candidate jill stein. and today is the dead 39 request a statewide vote recount in pennsylvania. the green party says it will meet that deadline. donald trump beat hillary clinton by about 1 percent in the keystone state. "action news" reporter vernon odom will explain how a recount here might work and what it might mean coming up at a live report at 4:30 today. >> the man accused of killing nine worshipers inside a south carolina church is competent to stand trial. thought ruling today from a u.s. district judge. dylann roof is accused of planning the attack and
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carrying it out in june of last year. roof is a self proclaimed white supremacist and all nine of the people killed inside that church were black. jury selection for the trial got under way today. the judge also ruled that roof can represent himself on the charges which include hate crimes. the prosecution is seek the death penalty. >> official tributes start add as thousands visited a memorial to the former leader. there was a 21 gun salute in honor of the 90-year-old. while cuba has been subdued since castro's death friday night miami's little havana saw celebrations. >> i think this is a new chapter for us. >> castro's funeral will be on december 4th. after nine days of official mourning are finished. jetblue and american airlines made history in two different cities today.
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jetblue marked the first regularly scheduled commercial flight to fly from new york to half flan in more than 50 years and american accomplished the same feat in miami. the airlines say tickets have been in high demand then expect flights to be fully booked. passengers erupted into applause upon landing. flights have been going to other cuban cities for a few months. >> people al over are jamming in a few moments to scoop up those cyber monday deals. robbinsville new jersey is home to 4,000 workers and 12 miles of conveyor belts. by smartphone or computer cyber monday offers convenience. >> my phone, just go right to my apps. everything is right in my hand so it's just a click away. >> most convenient and i can get them right away instead of waiting or especially maybe standing in line. >> billions of dollars are propped to be spent on projected to be spent on line
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and that will be a jolt to post black friday revenues. here's a look at today's closing numbers some analysts saying that that post election boost is now coming to a crawl. the dow closing down today more than 54 points. the nasdaq and s & p 500 down also. >> peco customers in tredyffrin township will soon be able to save money on their electric bill. peco smart natural gas conversion program is making safe reliable and affordable natural gas available to more customers. in 2016 peco completed 10 neighborhood projects to expand natural gas services and already has anyone others planned. this is peco's largest natural gas expansion project thus far is that set to be finished by spring 20 been. >> time to talk more about our forecast as we start another work week. >> not a bad start to it. let's see if this will linger for us. meteorologist adam joseph freshly rested from
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thanksgiving weekend. >> oh, am i? >> you tell me. >> it's been a long weekend with the kids. it's awesome. everything is great here on this monday as we take a look at sky6 live. a lot of sunshine to begin your monday. clouds racing in this afternoon ahead of a system that is going to finally bring some much needed rain our way. especially in our suburbs to the north and west. right now 50 in allentown, 49 in trenton, 51 philadelphia, 50 wilmington millville, 54 in dover so temperatures are pretty seasonable as we begin this new work and school week. a large low pressure is spinning its heels just to the north and west of minneapolis and you can its fronts trailing all the way down south of memphis. there's a decent amount of moisture with this system. severe weather braking out in the form of tornado watches way down to the deep south and thankfully we're not going to see severe weather with this but as it pushes to the north and east we're going to get wet. the system will stall and we'll have a couple of rounds of energy that pass through. so, it's cloudy and mild overnight and it's dry through
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most of overnight. some showers coming in in the predawn hours especially west and north of philadelphia. temperatures are going to back offer into the low 40's for the lehigh valley and reading, 45 wilmington, 46 millville, 43 degrees as well in parts of southern new jersey. so, as we look at future tracker six, 6:30 tomorrow morning you can allow a little extra time if you can here in our pennsylvania counties. that's where the rain comes in first for that morning rush hour. still looks dry in far southern areas but the rain intensifies expands here as you can see some of the brighter colors with the heavier rain north of philadelphia late tomorrow morning around 11:00 a.m. that continues in those northwestern suburbs even during the evening rush hour, kind of broken in nature, down to the south. then we capture a break here tuesday night first thing on wednesday morning, 7:30 a couple of spitting showers before we reenergize the atmosphere as more rain comes in by lunchtime on wednesday and that will continue into wednesday afternoon. in fact, between the next two
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days we could see between one and 2-inches of rain and as you can see the heaviest will be concentrated to the north and west and that's a good thing because if you take a look at the rainfall deficits for the year so far anywhere from philadelphia, the lehigh valley, trenton, we're between about six to as much as a foot or so below average, below normal for the year so far for rain with a surplus in southern parts of new jersey, atlantic city over 3-inches buffer normal for the year so far. as we look at the four day at 4:00 forecast, again wet at times with the needed rain coming in tomorrow, 65. more rain, even a thunderstorm late wednesday with the heaviest coming in late wednesday afternoon, near 70's degrees. then we dry it out, not bad thursday, 56 is and a little breezy but sunny on friday of 53 degrees and i'll have that weekend call as well coming up in the next half hour with that seven-day forecast, guys. >> yeah, we do need the rain i guess. never like to see it but -- >> and it's during the week so can't complain. >> you got it. >> all right adam thank you. >> practicing for a test took
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a selfless turn today in new castle delaware and it was all for a good cause. educators rolled up their sleeves and allowed william penn high school students to take their blood. these students are studying phlebotomy. those donations taken today will help earn their credits toward their final grade. william penn high graduated itsirst phlebotomy class. >> if you look closely you'll see why the ice skating rink in japan is causing a firestorm of controversy. the story is coming up in big talkers. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> well, if you placed those online orders for cyber monday here's something important to keep in mind. packages waiting out front of your door can become easy targets for thieves. take a look.
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this is individual grow november 13th of a suspect taking a box in south philadelphia that box was delivered to the 2200 block of south beechwood street. you're asked to give police a call if you recognize him. again try not to leave those packages out there on your front step too long. a couple facing charges for multiple purse thefts across the delaware valley was in court today. only "action news" was there as justin pope and tiffany groves were led into court in lansdale. they were arrested earlier this month when police say they tried to snatch a purse from an acme store in northeast philadelphia. after that, they were connected to at least two other similar crimes in hatfield and paoli. they face a list of charges including theft and criminal conspiracy. >> a tip led animal welfare to a grisly scene in delaware. four dogs were found dead inside of a home. another 14 rounded up inside is and outside that very same house. some are emaciated allegedly deprived of food, water and medical care.
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at wood timmons is charged with the 18 counts of animal utility too. the brandywine valley spca is nursing the surviving dogs and hoping one day top find them a good home. >> ♪ >> well, it's being called a tinder app for children. what parents need to know about the popular app called yellow in big talkers today. >> and after more than 20's years of detours people in two philadelphia neighborhoods have been reconnected. plus,. >> i'm nydia han. haven't taken a crack at cyber monday yet? it's not too late. what you need to know to get the best bargains coming up in what's the deal. >> ♪
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. >> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> we want to get back to our breaking news that led this newscast, that of course being the shooting that happened on the campus of ohio state university today that left nine people wounded, one of them critically. we are now learning that the suspect has been identified and that suspect is actually a student at ohio state. his name is abdul razak ali artan. they tell us he is 20 years old, a u.s. citizen but born in somalia. this person of course was fatally shot on campus by ohio state university police. we also are being told that the police officer who took down this suspect was on the force only two years. >> now, police say artan drove his car into a crowd of students then got out of that
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car and started stabbing several others with a butcher knife. as sharrie just indicated, nine people have been injured, one of them critically today. and artan was shot fatally by that police officer. when he have much more on this still unfolding story this afternoon on 6abc.com. now this. election day was nearly three weeks ago sometimes hard to believe but the results still being finalized. now newly contested. >> today green party presidential candidate jill stein officially filed for a recount in pennsylvania. the results will also likely be challenged in two other states. just hours ago michigan finally certified donald trump as the winner of that state but a recount is likely there as well. >> and as we speak a recount effort is under way in wisconsin. that state's elections commission now says the results of that recount likely won't be known until december. "action news" reporter vernon odom live in norristown today. he's been talking with voters
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in pennsylvania where donald trump beat hillary clinton by just about 1 percent. vern, what might this mean? >> reporter: it could mean a lot of things, brian. some people consider this a hail mary but sharrie and brian no clear signs how this will ends up. lots of activity in the smoldering suddenly smoldering presidential battle t late today, that lawsuit was filed in the commonwealth court in harrisburg demanding a full recount in pennsylvania of the presidential tally. now in the meantime, anti-trump forces are waging guerrilla warfare on the local front. montgomery county election officials postponed the scheduled certification of the november 8th election returns. the stated reason, the move by the campaign of green party candidate jill stein to have pennsylvania submit to a full recount in the presidential race. her campaign says they have 1500 volunteers across the commonwealth to get a recount here as they did in wisconsin. >> they are seeking a recount
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of all of the votes. they're also seeking a forensic analysis of the voting machines because they believe that there's some funny business or fraud or something that took place with the machines themselves that they were capable of being hacked. >> reporter: dozens of philadelphians have come to city hall today to file recount petitions from their individual precincts before the deadline of 5 o'clock tonight. >> people from the same division, you have to have three people and then they'll file the petition and then after that, the -- we'll process the petitions make sure everything is in order and then we'll do a recount of that particular division. >> reporter: hillary clinton carried philadelphia by hundreds of thousands of votes but these citizens are devotedly anti-trump. >> i find him, his entourage and most things that he associates himself with to be completely untrustworthy so it arouses suspicion for sure anything he's associated with. >> reporter: philadelphia elections for 50 years as a
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watchdog and now legal counsel for the election commissioners. fred boyd says this is all an improbable long shot. >> these contests, they are individual divisions that are being asked to be recanvassed. that's a very different animal under the code. >> reporter: now, the anti-trump forces though that these all hail mary passes but nevertheless, they carry on. live in norristown, sharrie, i'm vernon odom, channel6 "action news. >> all right, vern, thank you. an investigation into a shooting in southwest philadelphia is now under way. police say a man was shot several times just before 11:00 this morning in the 6000 block of west passyunk avenue. the victim is now listed in stable condition. so far no arrests have been made. well, a child could face disciplinary action for allegedly bringing a bb gun to sayre high school in west philadelphia. philadelphia school district says no one was injured.
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the school district did not say how the bb gun was discovered at the school in the 6800 block of walnut street. police were called out to the school while officials dealt with the issue. >> investigators are working to find out what sparked a fire in camden county overnight. crews were called to the 1200 block of north 32nd street in camden just after 2:00 this morning. firefighters quickly began to fight that blaze that destroyed one home and caused smoke and water damage to a second home. everyone here was able to escape that fire safely. >> turning now to the forecast. meteorologist adam joseph joining us now. weaver been loaferring what in the 50's most damage. >> we have and the sunshine began our monday, clouds have quickly moved in at this point and rain is on the foreseeable future here as we go in late tonight but as we take a live look right now all is dry. still a couple of breaks there on the horizon as that sun is about to set here, 51 degrees, dewpoint at 30 degrees, southerly wind at 10 miles an hour and the pressure of 30.13-inches and it is dry for our eagles in town here this
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evening. you can watch it right here on 6abc. mostly cloudy, south-sweet four to 8 miles an to hate milen hour. 49 degrees your kickoff by the fourth quarter 48 degrees but take a look at the system heading our way. tornado watches in the deep south and a whole lot of rain in parts of the tennessee valley, ohio valley. we'll let you know when it arrives as couple of rounds of heavy rain and we'll let you know how much to expect and also have that seven day coming up in just a little bit, guys. >> thanks adam. after 22 years, two philadelphia neighborhoods are once again officially connected. mayor jim kenney was on hand today to cut the ribbon on the 41st street bridge in manchu. what the city shut down that original bridge back in 1994 citing the need for what they called urgent structural repairs. but that project sat unfinished for years cutting off the belmont neighborhood from the parkside neighborhood. well, today mayor kenney called the bridge a state of
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the art masterpiece. bucks county officials are looking for the man who they think broke into a home then tried to assault a woman inside over the weekend. "action news" anchor rick williams now live in the news room with the details we're learning on this today. rick. >> brian, thank you. that's right. this all happened with the woman's 10-year-old daughter sleeping just feet away. take a look at this surveillance video of that suspect. police want your help tracking him downton night. "action news" reporter walter perez spoke with the victim this afternoon and you'll hear how she managed to force that suspect out of her homecoming up tonight at 5:00. also at 5:00 tonight a former competitive runner hampered by lung disease goes the distance for a good cause. his story of grit and determination coming up in health check this evening: just some of the stories we're covering for you when we see you on "action news" at 5 o'clock in just a little bit. until then, sharrie, back to you. >> rick, thank you. >> okay a. >> a group of students in new jersey spreading cheer this holiday season going the extra mile to give other children
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something to smile about. dozens of students at holy cross academy packaged 43 cases in delran today. they are duffle bags filled with toys hygiene products and blankets all for new jersey's foster and adoptive family services. children living in foster care often use plastic bags to move home to home but these suitcases will now replace those. the duffle bags will be given to the children tomorrow on what's known as giving tuesday. >> and still ahead here today, one of the women who found a missing mother from california is talking about the moment she found her on the side of the road. >> plus, the debate continues about the age women should stop getting mammograms. new evidence is challenging the federal guidelines. >> and a skating rink in japan was forced to close after customers complained it was tasteless. see if you agree coming up in big talkers today. >> and meteorologist adam joseph will be back with that full forecast from accuweather when "action news" at 4:00 continues next.
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>> ♪ >> police in northern california are continuing to search for the two women wanted in connection to the disappearance avenue mother who was found safe on thanksgiving day. sherri papini is back home after police say she was held captive for three weeks. she was discovered early thursday morning chained and badly beaten. her captors dropped her off 150 miles from where she went missing and papini was able to flag down a passing car despite being chained. >> i figured if she was willing to risk being hit by a car, she must really need help. >> well, california's highway patrol are now searching through surveillance video from nearby traffic cameras. they're also investigating papini's past including a previous marriage and her online activity. >> on health check at 4:00 today is large new study
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challenges federal guidelines on mammograms for older women. the guidelines say there's not much evidence of a benefit for women 75 and older. but researchers from the university of california san francisco say past studies largely excluded women in that age group. after analyzing five and a half million mammograms they say breast cancer gradually increases until at least the age 90 and mammograms are good at detecting it. >> all right, brian, now to big talkers today. and we have a warning for parents. there's an app gaining attention that is being called the children's version of tinder. now, the app called yellow describes itself as a way for people to meet new friends that they can talk to online. this is how it works. it's said to be similar to tinder where a person swipes right to like a person and then they can communicate through the picture messaging app snapchat. but online experts who are into safety are now worried that child predators could target these kids.
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the app's creators say well, you must be at least 17 years old to download it. but there is no way to actually of course keep kids from signing up. yellow claims to already have 5 million users. all right. to an amusement park now that's in japan and was forced to shut down its newest feature. their ice aquarium and it's all because of complaints of what's below. it is a skating rink that had 5,000 dead fish frozen underneath the ice. the space world theme park said there were 25 different kinds of fish in this new attraction. well, some were arranged into words and shapes. eight opened customers started complaining on social media. they called it tasteless and sinful. the park says the fish were already dead when they bought them. they will now remove the fish and hold a religious service for them before using them as fertilizer. that definitely a big talker
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today. now to a story of a heartwarming reunionry three three -- three years in the making. this year in thanksgiving a family finally got their dog back. >> where have you been? i missed you. >> look at that face. bella had been missing for three years. the family says, you know, someone snatched the dog right from their yard in del ray beach. they ended upsetting up a facebook page and putting out fliers but they just couldn't find the maltese mix anywhere. well, that was until last tuesday when they got a call from a new jersey animal shelter that bella had been found. he got on a flight to newark and was able to bring bella home finally. the family still doesn't know how she ended up all the way up here in our neck of the woods in new jersey but say her microchip helped the animal shelter track the family down. >> incredible cross country journey. >> talk about that. if that dog could talk. >> she looks a little tired
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from that journey but back at home. >> there you go back together. >> it is time for another check on the roads. >> matt, standing by with the update for us. hey there matt. >> let's mutter about a few issues for our journey home on this monday evening, brian and sharrie. it's the tale of a few accidents which as you can can be a little bit rough but luckily this one has been pushed offer to the gore point. it was partially blocking the ramp from 95 northbound to woodhaven road. the they have it pushed to the side. the bigger delay is on the southbound side of 95 as people begin to head into the night's birds game in south philadelphia so speeds, well, they're in the teens as you come southbound from woodhaven through the work zone at cottman then back down from allegheny into girard. a crash along i street near erie avenue by the speed way. our crash in overbrook along lancaster avenue at 61st is gone. cleared out of the way. slowing developing on the blue route 476 southbound just
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18 miles per hour close to broomall upper darby n montgomery county we're watching a crash now along north wales road at knapp road. the crash that brought down the poles and wires in east norriton so 202 dekalb pike remains blocked. swede road is one possible alternate there. upper pottsgrove bad crash, some people injured along 100 northbound at moyer road so i would avoid that area as the emergency crews remain on the scene. crews cleared the overturned truck in westampton burlington county. that off ramp to mount holly willingboro has reopened. no issues on 295 or the new jersey turnpike but we'll check it again brian and sharrie, coming up in the 5 o'clock hour. >> all right, matt, see you then. thank it. the sun was shining brightly today but as adam mentioned rain is on the way. >> stepping outside we give you the live view from sky6 hd over center city philadelphia. meteorologist adam joseph is coming up with the details in exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> good start on a monday. adam joseph says it's all downhill from here. >> quite some time that we've had a decent soaking of rain around here so it will be a much welcome one when it arrives. all is quiet at the presents time on the home front so for the eagles it will be dry here this evening. cloudy but again precipitation is not going to arrive from those western suburbs until early tomorrow morning right before that morning rush hour. 50 right now in the lehigh valley, 51 in philadelphia. so, our high today managed to get above normal despite that it felt chilly out there. 50 wilmington, 50 millville, 50 for cape may so pretty uniform temperatures with the clouds now in play and the wind coming in out of the saoy
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southeasterly direction. there is the sun early on in the day, the clouds marching in from the south and west, couple of sprinkles in western parts of pennsylvania but as we widen out the majority of the rain is still in parts of the western ohio valley, the tennessee valley and that sinks all the way down to the south where we're tapping into the gulf of mexico and severe weather watches are popping up in the form of tornado watches in parts of jackson, mississippi and just to the north of new orleans, louisiana and again, rounds of rain will be passing as a strong jet stream carves its way up the eastern seaboard. so, for tonight it's cloudy and mild, a few showers developing by dawn especially in our pennsylvania counties, 41 in the suburbs, 46 degrees for center city with a southerly wind. large low pressure is spinning right now in the western great lakes and it's going to pretty much stall there and what that is going to do is create a jet stream south of this low that pushes to our north and west. this is a river of air that will help ignite rounds of
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energy that will ripple along that jet stream and kind of follow that path. so, again, one coming in tomorrow, the next one coming in on wednesday and in between the two days about one to 2 inches of rain likely. warm air surging and even the chance of a thunderstorm to pop especially here on wednesday. so, at 7:30 tomorrow morning, you see some of those showers philadelphia, especially to the north and west. then the radar will be filling in. you can see some of these brighter oranges and yellows with moderate to heavy rain. this is lunchtime here on tuesday, even pushing to the coast. then as we get into the evening rush, could be very slow especially north of philadelphia, kind of along a track here with that area of energy mainly working to the north and west that kind of fades as it sinks to the south as we catch a break here tuesday night early on wednesday and then the next round of heavy rain comes in late wednesday morning. this is 11:00 a.m. and this will continue into wednesday evening. so, the exclusive accuweather
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7-day forecast, it's periods of rain here tuesday into wednesday. much needed rain. well above normal temperatures in the middle and upper 60's. even the thunderstorm late on wednesday but it dries out by thursday morning, sun and clouds, great day thursday at 56. breezy, sunny and bright friday at 53. looking great on saturday, 51 degrees. some late clouds developing on sunday of 49. and we could see another pretty sizable system possibly coming in late sunday into monday at 52 degrees. so, we're starting to see kind of that early winter pattern developing when we start to get these big storms to push our way. right now the track is to our west which always means warm air comes in ahead of that storm and it's not in the form of frozen precipitation. >> allall right, thanks adam. >> how about a live look outside right now as we show off our eagles pride here at 6abc from the street along city avenue at monument road you can see part of our
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building lit up in green as we get ready to watch the eagles take on the packers tonight. of course the packers also wear green but forget about that. >> forget that. >> our green far superior to their green. and you can watch the eagles game right here on 6abc. we'll have a pregame special count down to kickoff at 8 o'clock. stick around after the game for a live postgame report. >> because of the eagles game we'll be airing this year's cma country christmas special on the live well network. jennifer nettles hosts tonight at 8:00 p.m. conviction follows at 10:00 be sure to head to 6abc.com to find out how to watch the live well network on your cable provider. >> ♪ >> cyber monday savings. coming up in what's the deal longhorn steakhouse. tonight's special: turf and surf. flo's filet and lobster tail,
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our new crab cake filet, and our new renegade sirloin and lobster mac and cheese. only at longhorn steakhouse.
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>> pretty incredible stuff here. between midnight and 10 o'clock this morning consumers had already spent
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$540 million on this cyber monday. and that you just the start. that's according to adobe. >> the deals are still going strong. so, if you're just getting home from work and getting ready to shop here's -- our nydia han. >> reporter: banana republic and old navy offering 50 percent off. express and hollister offering half off. looking for toys target is offering up to 35 percent off on toys plus an extra 15 percent off. kohl's is offering 40 percent off all melissa and doug toys and you can get an extra 20 percent off certain eligible purchases at kohl's with the code deal seeker. but no matter what you're searching for do a quick internet search to find the best price. i did that for this melissa and doug jungle roadway activity rug. the best deals beating out kohl's wal-mart and are from christian book.com offering it for a total fries of $54.98.
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and fat brain toys offering it for $63.94. today is a good good day to buy technical. for a smartphone get a free $250 or $400 best buy gift card with the purchase and activation of the samsung galaxy s7 or s7 edge. at best buy you can safe up to $400 on the original apple watch. also save up to $200 on select mac books. while consume are reports says wait until the end of february or beginning of march for the lows evident prices on -- lowest prices on tvs, some are too good to pass up. one more promo code macy's offering an extra 20's percent off with the code cyber. i'm nydia han channel6 "action news." >> all right, nydia with some good deals out there. time to get shopping. >> that will do it for "action
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news" at 4:00. for sharrie williams alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news at 10:00 on phl17. >> "action news at 5:00 is coming up next. >> good night. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> the next thing i remember is being awake. there was a man in my living room and he had his arms around me holding me so that i could not move. >> a woman says she's badly shaken up after a man broke into her home over the weekend. he tried top sexually assault her with her daughter just feet away. tonight, the search is on for this man who bucks county police have reason to believe is responsible. it is monday night. and the big story on "action news" is that home invasion and sexual assault investigation under way in bensalem. >> "action news" reporter walter perez live at bensalem police with the story new at 5:00 for us. good evening, walter. >> reporter: hey, guys, you know, it happened early saturday morning at a condo complex here in bensalem and we not only spoke with the victim as you saw right there,
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we also have surveillance video that police say may have captured images of the person responsible. bensalem police are looking for the man seen in this surveillance video. investigators believe he may be the person behind home invasion and sexual assault of a woman whose identity we're concealing. >> i just was panicked. i knew my daughter was sleeping right there. >> reporter: she says she and her 10-year-old daughter had fallen asleep on the couch while watching a movie on friday night. then right around 5 o'clock saturday morning, the victim opened her eyes to find strange man on top of her. >> the next thing i remember is being awake. there was a man in my living room. and he had his arms around me holding me so that i could not move. >> reporter: that's when the victim's daughter woke up and screamed. >> it startled him enough that i was able to get my arms free and push him and kick him and get him to the

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