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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> we're on an "action news" exclusive on this tuesday, november 11th. on top of a victory against the carolina panthers only the action cam was there as mark sanchez sunk his teeth into a legendary philadelphia treat. >> also gunfire erupts in south philadelphia overnight. >> also gunfire erupts in and a car is filled with bullet holes. sky 6 hd is taking a live look now at the center city skyline. it's the a little bit chilly out there but the sun and the temperatures will rise. >> , good morning, it is 4:30. we would like to thank all the veterans for your service, men
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and women and also the eagles, i'm hungry for some stake with or without. it doesn't matter, david and karen. >> no kidding. that was nice game last night and it's really nice and i have been saying this since yesterday it's really nice with veterans day with the ceremonies that the weather is looking so nice. we're going to wind up with sunshine early. there's a little bit of cloud cover forming in some low levels and you might have some patchy fog early but that's going to byrne off. we'll start out sunny. later today we might filter in a few additional clouds. generally speaking it's going to be a pretty good looking day and it's going to feel g milder this morning than it was yesterday. 46 degrees right now in philadelphia, 39 in wilmington, still down around the freezing mark in allentown but there aren't as many spots that are down close to freezing thorn as there were yesterday. trenton up to 41, 39 millville, mid 50's right now down the shore and as we head outside to grab that school bus we've got 43 degrees by 6 o'clock, 45 by 8 o'clock. cool, mainly clear and like
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yesterday light winds, so bundle up and put enough layers on you'll be okay. smart moon says 46 right now, 61 by noon and by 3 o'clock 67. that's going to be your high this afternoon and that is well above average. normal high today is about 10 degrees cooler than that. by 6 o'clock we're still holding onto the 60's. looks like another mild one tomorrow and then the cooler air starts to rush in to the region from the west. details on these numbers coming up. >> all right, dave. let's hit the roads n devon chester county 202 at the schuylkill paving blocking the right lane. see penndot arrow boards out here. also blocking part of the off ramp. watch for this as you're headed out. you can see those construction crews out there at this early hour. we've got a disabled tractor-trailer that's causing a problem. you want to look for in it king of prussia south gulph road at 202. it's blocking the left turn lane so someone stuck out there at this early hour causing you a problem there, too. on the big picture your speeds are in pretty good shape.
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tacony palmyra bridge construction with restrictions continues for only about another half hour. so, look for that and we've got a concert tonight at 7:30 so once again congestion in south philadelphia. in abington there's a fire at a ymca. watch for this on old york road, it's shut down at susquehanna road. in this area stick to highland avenue and huntington road instead. matt and tam. >> thanks karen. mark sanchez and the eagles dominated the carolina panthers and you know what, that can make a football player very hungry. >> they worked up an appetite. only the action cam was in south philadelphia when sanchez stopped at pat's and geno's to get a philly's cheesesteak. >> katherine scott is live with more on the story you'll only see on "action news". katherine. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam. well, before the game, mark sanchez said that if the eagles won, he would come down and have a cheesesteak at pat's and geno's and guess what? last night he went to geno's, he went to pat's, the fans were here and they went
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wild. >> we're out here waiting for mark sanchez. >> reporter: they came from around the city, some from new jersey with the hopes of a cheesesteak and a sanchez sightingsing. >> i just want to see him down here. >> reporter: turns out he had a helping of both. after his first start since december 2012, after throwing for two scores last night in the eagles' victory mark sanchez area knifed south philadelphia in more ways than one and he was welcomed here with cheese fries. >> mark, i want to you have my cheese fries. >> all right. >> reporter: after selfies, salutations and a stake each from geno's and pat's, sanchez left with a full stomach and fans left satisfied as well. with his performance on the field, with keeping his pregame promise and with his potential for the team. >> big hopes for the guy. he did big things for the city. looking forward to it. >> reporter: so, fans got what they wanted out of the game, they got what they wanted afterward and hopefully
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mark sanchez had two wonderful cheesesteaks and he will be back and fans here last night saying that they're just hoping that the eagles keep their momentum into the post season. we are live in south philadelphia, katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> wins another one for the eagles the next one is on me, that is a promise. mark sanchez played a crucial role in the eagles 45 to 21 drubbing of the carolina panthers but he's not the only bird who deserves a game ball. the offense, defense and special teams all scored touchdowns for the second time this season. the defense forced five turnovers including that pick by bradley fletcher in the second quarter. eagles sacked panthers qb cam newton nine times. connor barwin had a three and a half of them. >> all love playing for each other, you know what i mean? i don't know how you put that into words. nobody's really selfish up front. i think that's a big part of it and really tonight it was
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incredible. >> on special teams darren sproles ran back a punt for a td for the second time this year. that guy is so fast. he also scored a td during an offensive play. the eagles have only six days to get ready for the their next big test, a visit to green bay. to play the powerful packers. we'll have continuing coverage of the eagles' big win throughout the day on "action news" plus our sports team will have a special tuesday edition of eagles game day final after "action news" at 11:00. >> we are also following a developing story a man is in critical condition after a late night shooting in southwest philadelphia. this happened on passyunk avenue around 11:15 last night. police say a man in his 30's was getting out of his car when he was hit. the car as you can see there also had several bullet holes in it and there were more shell casings on the ground. police have not told us the victim's name. they also have not said who shot him or why. and police are also looking for the man who
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carried out a crowbar to carry out a violent home invasion in northeast philadelphia that put the homeowner in the hospital. the action cam was at the scene of the 2300 block of emerson street. police say the homeowner came home around 6:45 last night and found the burglar ransacking his bedroom. investigators say that's when the homeowner confronted the burglar. >> during the struggle, the burglar used a crowbar and struck the homeowner several times in the face, head and the neck. >> the victim is in the hospital in stable condition. and police say the burglar stole four watches and a lot of jewelry. investigators say they found fingerprints that they believe may belong to the suspect. >> happening today, authorities will return kidnapping suspect delvin barnes back to philadelphia. he will be extradited from virginia to face federal charges. erin o'hearn is live in the satellite center with more on this process. >> reporter: good morning,
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matt. 37-year-old delvin barnes as you said has been in custody in virginia for the past week since his arrest. the man accused of abducting carleesha freeland-gaither will be tried first by federal authorities in philadelphia on federal kidnapping charges. now, barnes is also accused of kidnapping and trying to murder a teenaged girl in virginia. she, police say, was 16 and barnes was digging a grave for her when she escaped in early october but first virginia authorities will release him to philadelphia today for an initial court appearance this week. barnes is accused, as you know, of grabbing 22 year old philadelphia woman walking home from a bus stop on november 2nd and later driving off with her as she kicked out his car win dover. police found the two in his car three days later and barnes is expected to be appointed a lawyer in philadelphia at wednesday's hearing and of course we'll keep you updated as this story develops this week. i'm erin o'hearn, live in the
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satellite center. back to you. >> erin thank you. also today we honor our service men and women on this veterans day. the annual veterans day parade in media delaware county will starter at 11:11 this morning. you're taking a look at the way the parade looked last year when it paid special tribute to those who served in iraq and afghanistan. world war veterans are expected to take part today. several other communities will also hold veterans day ceremonies. >> 4:39. all flew on "action news" you sheil my cookies you pay the price. here the story of two brave girl scouts. >> a choking hazard prompted mcdonald's to recall over 2 million toys recently there were included in happy meals. details coming up in this morning's business report. david. >> we have another cool start. we're dressing the kids in sweatshirts. this afternoon they could probably go back to lighter gear and we're rooting for cabrini college. it's actually cabrini day where they celebrate the founder of the university. that's our college of the
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that connects pahoa to the rest of the island. first major snowstorm of the season is causing a lot of rakes for drivers in the central part of the can country. there was nearly a 20 vehicle pileup in duluth, minnesota. officials say there were a lot of accidents because of the thin layer of wet snow there was very fluffy and difficult to plow. both the city and the state have plow trucks out in full force. >> i remember those days. >> it's really jekyll and hyde weather. like we're the hyde for now at least. >> it is going to change over the next couple days, matt. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we're dry for your morning commute which is good and as we take a look outside we are looking at the airport and like yesterday winds are light. it's cool enough for a jacket but not too bad and getting better later honda. highlights to your forecast today, two mild days ahead of us. yesterday we were talking about having three. we burned one of them yesterday. we have that chilly change later in the week. as we take a look at the
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temperature, 46 degrees arc little better than it was this time yesterday and your winds continue to be light out of the north-northeast at just 3 miles per hour. i'll go ahead and look at satellite and at the same time i'll bring in that always on day planner for those watching in hd. sunshine this morning once we get rid of low lying clouds. there's the possibility that some of you are looking at a little patchy fog here or there this morning but i don't think that's a widespread issue. but i do expect that sun to be able to burn this stuff off fairly quickly. then through the day looks like we'll start out of out with plenty of sunshine. the question is whether or not we get any of these western clouds filtering in later in the day. if we do it could affect our temperature a little bit but either way we're looking at a mild one today. 45 degrees by 8 o'clock, 57 degrees by 11 o'clock, 56 by 2 o'clock. your high today is 67. we may hold off until about 3 o'clock today before we see that. if we manage to squeeze more sunshine in and fewer clouds we might go a couple degrees above that. 65 is the high in allentown, 66 in millville and mid 60's down the shore more or less.
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pretty nice for veterans day. as we take a look at current temperatures to the west you can see how that colder air we have been talking about has descended all the way down to wichita kansas where it's below freezing. we still got a can couple mild days before that stuff shifts towards the east. we're going to see a change but it won't be the kind of change they're seeing out west. over the next couple days 15 to 30-degree below average temperatures out there. by the time it comes east it moderates. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 67, nice and mild for veterans day, it should be a beautiful afternoon for those of you headed out to services. clouds and sun then on wednesday, a high of 65, also not bad. thursday is when the cooler air starts to come in. brisk conditions, 49 is the high. at night there's the possibility of some precipitation and because we're looking at temperatures in the 30's and in some cases below 30's we could see a rain shower or maybe even a few wet snowflakes. that would be thursday night.
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probably done in time for friday morning. now, this isn't going to be a big deal if it does happen but just wanted to mention that that could be the season's first snowflakes perhaps as far south as philadelphia. then friday brisk and cold, 45 degrees is the high. notice how the morning lows are down around freezing so it will be really cold in the morning and a bit brisk but then moderating a bit in the afternoon. still chilly on saturday, 44 degrees is the high there. and sunday we are watching the coast with a high of 47 degrees. there's going to be a coastal low that might be close enough to bring us either a rain or snow shower on sunday into monday. monday overall, though, clouds and sun and still cool. okay? >> okay. thank you. >> oh, yeah, make sure you watch "action news" at thursday at 11 o'clock as we are going to be unveiling the accuweather winter out look for this year. we'll let you know how much snow we're expecting to get. again, that's thursday night at 11 o'clock right here on 6abc. >> setting my alarm clock marking my calendar as well as tam is. >> crossing your fingers.
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>> happening today, dr. craig spencer will be released from a new york city hospital. health officials declared the doctor free of the ebola virus yesterday. spencer tested positive for the virus last month just days after returning from treating patients in guinea with doctors without borders. there are no more ebola cases in the united states. seven high school football players from central jersey who are accused of sexual assault in a hazing incident will not be tried as adults. the middlesex county prosecutor says the students from sayreville war memorial high school should be tried in family court. the school's football season ended last month and the coaching staff is suspended as a result of the hazing investigation. the defendants are between 15 and 17 years old. >> ♪ time now to take a look at your morning business. the postal service is saying hackers may have stolen social security numbers of about 800,000 workers but it says customers at the offices online are not affected but if you use the call center the
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attack may have exposed your telephone number and e-mail address. the parent company of the taj mahal casino in ac has given its union an ultimatum. drop are appeal of a judge's order to cancel the union contract or we'll shut down the casino. the union says it will consider dropping that appeal. let's take a look at your stocks now. they gained more solid ground on solid corporate earnings and right now futures do seem to be pointing to a higher open. mcdonald's is recalling more than 2 million happy meal toys because they pose a choking risk. it's a hello kitty whistle. federal safety officials say two children have coughed up pieces of the whistle they sucked into their mouths. >> more to come on "action news" we're putting a word out on a man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting another man at gunpoint in the city. >> a burglar doesn't get very far during a break in down south. maybe that's because he decided it was a good time to take a nap.
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use parental controls or the v-chip. learn how at >> ♪ >> welcome back. let's look outside live and check the schuylkill near the conshohocken curve. the overnight construction is clear. both lanes are opened in both directions. we're looking pretty good because it's very early and not too many people are out there on the schuylkill expressway just yet. here's a live look at the roosevelt boulevard. what do you know? it's quiet here, too. that's your southbound traffic headed towards the schuylkill with no delay both ways
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between ninth street in southampton paving work and they could have restrictions out there and that's until about 6 o'clock this morning. in abington, we have been talking about this fire location at a ymca. closed down old york road near susquehanna. if you're in this area stick to highland avenue or huntington road. this disabled tractor-trailer blocking the left turn lane on south gulph road at 202 in king of prussia so if you're heading out early this morning in king of prussia you'll be dealing with that one blocking just the left turn lane. in new castle county, also, the ramp from 95 southbound to two tow two is closed but that's going to reopen for that construction that will clear in a little less than a half hour, tam. >> okay, thank you. the ground swallowed a car parked in the driveway in holiday central florida. it took about 15 minutes for that hole to more than double in size. at least six families forced from their homes over fear that the crater is going to
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grow. 250 sinkholes were for thed in florida last year. >> surveillance video in kensington at 12:20 on sunday. investigators say the armed man followed the 18-year-old victim to his home from this chinese takeout along the 3300 block of north second street. >> it's now 4:53 and coming up in the next half hour of "action news," we have new details on a fire that that ripped through a new jersey amusement park. >> it was a night of three somes on "dancing with the stars." >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> break news now. karen has been mentioning this fire at a ymca in montgomery county. fire at a ymca in montgomery where the firefighters remain. it's at the ymca in abington on the 1000 block of old york road in abington. it was located, the fire was located in a room inside this three story brick building but they've knocked it down. the fire is under control. we'll keep you posted on what type of damage we're talking about at the abington ymca. new on "action news," a suspected burglar in tennessee was caught sleeping on the job. sparta police arrested bobby ray o'connor after two women discovered him asleep in a bed. police say o'connor was on probation for burglary when he
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committed this recent crime and was also carrying items in a backpack. police are working to determine if the items in that backpack were stolen from the house or somewhere else. also new, two thieves were no match for a pair of girl scouts who were just trying to sell their famous cookies in a baltimore suburb. the girl scouts had turned their backs and noticed someone taking off with their cookies ling to a getaway car. one of the girls chased after the thief and grabbed the wagon filled with cookies. two neighbors jumped into action to follow the car. police were able to arrest two people not far from the scene. >> there are five remaining stars begunking for the mirrorball trophy. tommy chong made it for another week. chong getting to stay meant a high scoring celebrity had to go. last night it was lea thompson's turn to leave. the actress who looked stunning while performing some of her best dances was asked to go. remaining will return next week.
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. >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and with matt o'donnell, tamala >> ♪ >> good morning, everyone, it is 5 o'clock on this tuesday, november 11th and here's what's happening. >> the birds fly right past the panthers for a blowout win. and starting quarterback mark sanchez celebrates overnight with something very silly, a cheesesteak. >> we have the latest on the mystery of the missing angry husband. police say he drove his wife's corvette into the delaware river and took off. >> a monster storm continues to push cold air and heavy snow across the midwest. >> and funny how we're just going to be enjoying some summer-like temperatures today. let's go to david and karen. good morning. >> it does look like it's going to be nice and mild for veterans day. starting out with low lying cloud cover and there's indication of some patchy fog developing beneath those clouds in some cases after that we'll see some sunshine ta


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