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>> good morning, everyone, time is 5:00, december 9, here's what's happening. what happened in the house on hill top lane arc bucks county woman is dead. police say her son confessed to the crime. funeral arrangements are set for a fallen new jersey state trooper as his grieving mother joins mourners at a vigil. >> get ready for an icy start. >> karen rogers is off, we have
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matt pellman and david murphy. >> reporter: it's cold out there, looks like we'll get early sunshine and we'll maintain sunny skies for the a good portion of the day before the clouds begin to pop up. temperatures are cold, below freezing everywhere. 31 in philadelphia. 29 in wilmington, 29 in reading. 30 degrees in allentown. just above the freezing mark in cape may, only by a degree. as we take a look at the windchill because of strong wind rolling through the region in the teens and the cold temperatures, it actually feels like the low 20s and upper teens everywhere across the region. 2 is the current windchill in philadelphia. upper teens in allentown, reading, wilmington, millville, feels like it's nine in the poconos and lancaster, 15. obviously it's a morning for winter coats and extra gear. lots of sun early, 30 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 36 by noon. this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. we'll get a high of 39 with clouds around, clearing out overnight, 34 by 5:00 p.m.,
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32 degrees the freezing mark at 7:00 a.m., with the strong blustery wind it will feel like the 20s from start to finish. sunny, but brisk tomorrow, sunday we're looking at the possibility of wet snow moving in for parts of the region. matt pellman i'll have that in the complete winter call. >> reporter: here we go with the winter stuff. here we go with our friday commute. bucks county, northbound construction by 413 has cleared out. traffic as you can see is moving just fine. we're just starting to move on the vine street expressway. westbound has reopened, eastbound just beginning they have the off-ramp from the off off-ramp schuylkill to the vine blocked. the drive a couple of of them were closed overnight,
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southbound lincoln and eastbound mlk will be opening as we speak. crews are out in mercer county arena drive, right lane and shoulder blocked for the next hour. a driver slammed into a pole in north philadelphia and abandoned the vehicle and took off from the crash scene. nobody was injured in this one car crash. it happened at 1:00 p.m. ridge and master street. no word on what sparked the crash. a semi clothed man is seen roam ago neighborhood in bucks county, flags down a motorist, and that's when he admitted to murdering his mother. katherine scott is at lower makefield police. >> reporter: the suspect was taken into custody and arraigned last night, he admitted to
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stabbing and attacking his mother inside the home in lower makefield. let's go to the video you can see copy -- kope in custody after he was was charged in killing his mother. neighbors say the mother and son lived there alone. officers found the body of rebecca kope inside the kitchen around 3:00 p.m. there was blunt-force trauma to her head. police say they are tipped off after a partially dressed sackry kope -- zachary kope flagged down a car and said he murdered his mother. >> they saw the male acting suspicious. as soon as he approached the male, he said to police, i killed my mother. >> reporter: and the investigation continues this morning, kope is being held in
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bucks county prison without bail. live in lower makefield katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> this is new this morning, one person is on the mend after shots rang out in delaware county. the action cam along the 700 block of comly avenue in yeadon. police responded to a report of shots fired. they got to the scene to find one person wounded. no word on his condition. police have not released the motive or the description of the shooter. we know the details of the funeral arrangement for trooper frankie williams. people came together in cumberland county to honor his life. now here are the funeral details, the viewing will be held from 8:00 a.m. until noon on monday boardwalk hall in atlantic city. the viewing will be split in two parts, the first two hours set a side for friends and family, the second two hours for law
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enforce. , the funeral will follow at noon. new information from our delaware newsroom, three wilmington fire stations will be renamed after the firefighters who died in the line of duty. robert wilson made the proposal last month. senior firefighter ardythe hope died from her injuries last week. jerry fickes and christopher leach also died. they asked for funding to keep fire station 6 open when staffing is short. police say this car was involved in a hit-and-run that left a boy with critical injuries in delaware. police are looking for a chrysler red 300. the car struck brian richards in minquadale monday night. else recovering from broken
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legs, fractured skull and bleeding in the brain. happening today, select penn state students will be able to buy tickets for the 2017 rose bowl. tickets go on sale to nittany lions fans at 7:00 a.m. students will be able to starting point lining up at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. the 5th ranked nittany lions will face off against 9th ranked usc in the rose bowl january 2. >> i think they should have been in the playoffs. i know they had more losses, they beat ohio state, their trajectory was upward after the michigan loss. i'll stop there. >> reporter: a lot of people are saying that, matt. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry this morning. we're looking at clear skies and
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stars over the ben franklin bridge. every now and then you'll see the sky6 live hd cameras bouncing around a little bit, because the wind are a factor, so is the cold. 29 in trenton. just about everywhere below the freezing mark. we have windchills in the teens and low 20s. satellite showing you there's a lot of sunshine on the way all the way past the i-95 corridor. some clouds dancing around to the north and west of us might filter in later in the day, but in general we're looking at mostly sunny skies for the start and staying bright later on. mostly sunny in the lehigh valley, windy and cold, high of 39 feeling like the 20s at the best of times today. at the shore, lots of sun, maybe late cloud cover, windy and cold, 40 is the high, windchills in the 20s at the shore. in philadelphia we'll go for a high of 39 this afternoon, mostly sunny skies a build up of clouds in the afternoon. windy and cold with the wind
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gusting as high as 35 miles per hour at times. again during the height of the afternoon warming we're probably looking at windchills around 28, 29 degrees, it's going to be a day for coats and extra gear from start to finish. mainly clear overnight tonight, windy with wind dieing down to 10 to 20 miles per hour. overnight low in philadelphia, 28. a couple of suburbs might get into the mid 20s. the windchills will be an issue both this morning, you can see them in the teens across the most of the region. future tracker by 3:00 p.m. looking at windchills down around 30 degrees even though the high is closer to 40. if you're heading out tonight, maybe dinner and a movie, hats and gloves. for the weekend, tomorrow looks mainly dry, sunny for the most part and chilly, more clouds build in on sunday as the system comes in.
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sunday into monday, we have a concern, because the system might produce showers and start out as wet snow in the western suburbs and change over to rain from philadelphia south. the best chance would be from roughly the pennsylvania turnpike and north. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're going for a chilly high today of 39 degrees. windy and cold a fair amount of sunshine. still brisk and cold on saturday, sunny to partly sunny, high of 38. feeling like the 20s, even though the winds are down a bit. sun to clouds on sunday, high of 40. hopefully dry for the eagles we can't rule out a burst of rain or snow here or there, most of that will hold off until nighttime. overnight sunday into monday morning, a wintry mix changing over to rain. monday looks damp. there's another chance of rain or snow mixing in on tuesday night and maybe wednesday. 'tis the season.
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>> santa says it looks good to him. an elderly woman is attacked and beaten in her chicago home. kobe bryant has another feat under his belt, but it happened off the basketball court. >> reporter: eastbound on the vine, construction crews should be pulling away any moment. at the moment, the ramp is blocked. we have a new ramp on the northeast extension, i'll tell you where when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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river by the commodor barry bridge unprotected by the chilly air that has set upon the delaware and lehigh valleys. 31 degrees on city avenue folks only getting up to 39, that's it! all you're getting. >> very cold for the commute, matt pellman. >> reporter: i have more to offer thajt, i -- than that, i e speeds in the 50s and 60s, wouldn't temperatures in the 50s and 60s be nice. maybe some other day. northeast extension heading eastbound toward king of prussia. both days 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., if you're out and about on 422 during the midday watch out for that, it's fine right now. on tuesday, just a few days ago we got the new ramp from the westbound side of 422 to armond hammer boulevard. it's newer and wired and bigger and safer, new and improved as
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you travel in the pottstown area. we have a new e-z pass on-ramp from the northeast to lansdale, you get that at sumneytown pike and 40-foot road. the new on-ramp is opening in lansdale. overnight construction southbound nex in the lehigh valley has cleared out. in bucks county, right lane construction westbound past bensalem, at this point no huge delays. live look in cherry hill, could have construction crews roving about here. time for the commuter traffic report, we have word of a crash on the schuylkill expressway, this says web, i believe the accident is eastbound, word of this is coming in close to girard avenue, we should have a shot i of it tam in just a few
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minutes. word on a shameful crime in chicago, a man robbed and beat a 90-year-old woman who was standing outside of home waiting for her doctor to pick her up for a doctor's appointment. a man followed her into the home attacked her and grabbed her pus and fled in a stolen suv. her family said the recovery will be long and difficult. the berks county man found near the famous pagoda has died. police found him near a cliff below the pagoda. they don't know if the it was an assault or fall down the embankment. detroit police are hoping
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newly released video will help them catch whoever shot and killed a police officer at wayne state university. officials believe the killer was riding a bike with a small front wheel at the time of the shooting back on november 22. this comes days after the department released a man arrested early in the investigation. university police sergeant collin rose was killed investigating a rash of car break-ins near the campus. the family gathered to watch the emt's appearance on wheel of fortune. he said his appearance is a dream come true, but bitter sweet. >> my grandmother and i used to watch it together, she passed away last year. >> tom's mother gave him a wheel of fortune watch last
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night. she said she realizes she was a keeper of the gift until tom's appearance on the show. the flyers put on a strong defensive play at home, five goals were scored between both teams. raffle put one in the net with 1.29 left. they won 6-5. their 7th win in a row. >> a woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving off a cliff will be extradited to hawaii. health experts say roll out the yoga matt it can help you if you suffer from hypertension.
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camera is stuck that's why we're looking at the tree, if you look at the bottom left side of the road it's a nasty crash on the schuylkill expressway eastbound by the exit for the girard avenue and the zoo. you can see the debris all over the roadway, police officers are on the scene they are blocking the two right lanes, you're getting delays east on the schuylkill expressway toward center city. at this point use the river drives instead. mass tans it on time, this morning. all day sunday, the center city trolley tunnel will be closed. diversion to 40th and market. airport line is shuttle busing between glenside and fern rock. >> reporter: we have temperatures below freezing between 6 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., it's windy. the temperature are around 30, but it feels like the teens and 20s this morning. 36 by noon, 3:00 p.m., 39 that's going to be the high today. there's the possibility of a few clouds popping in during the
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afternoon, 5:00 p.m., 34. 7:00 a.m., 32, you can basically look at these numbers and subtract ten, even by 3:00 p.m., we'll have windchills in the upper 30s, checkering out the airport -- checking out the airport, no delays, all green. orlando, temperatures 54. >> in "healthcheck" if you're worried about hypertension add yoga to your 2017 resolution. some practiced yoga and making lifestyle changes. researchers found after 3 months the people who did yoga had lower blood pressure than the people who did not practice yoga. >> reporter: this morning, "g.m.a." alexandria duval, the yoga instructor accused of
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murdering her twin sister intentionally driving off the cliff killing her sister. witnesses say they saw the two women fighting in the car moments before the crash. >> i could see a pair of hands yanking on the driver's head. >> reporter: now a former boyfriend speaking out on television, he witnessed the twins fight on several occasions and had to intervene. >> i had to pull them off, they are knocking each other down to the ground. >> reporter: we'll have more of the interview at 7:00 a.m. i'm mara schievacompo abc news, new york.
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racist graffiti vandal left behind in his north jersey home. >> good morning, everybody, karen rogers is off, we have matt pellman and david murphy has the chilly weather. >> reporter: we've been talking about this all week, we have sunshine for most of the day, clouds will move in, we'll call it mostly sunny. 31 degrees as you step outside this morning in philadelphia. 30 in allentown. and trenton, still just 29 degrees in reading. we've just slid to 29 in wilmington and millville. 33 in cape may. that's not the end of the story. winds moving through in the teens and low 20s that's giving temperatures feeling like 21 in philadelphia. upper teens in reading, wilmington and millville. in lancaster it feels like 15. if you're in the poconos you're greeted by a windchill of nine, very raw out there. windy and cold the rest of the day today.

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