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>> go to work, it is 5:00 a.m., december 1, matt o'donnell is off, nydia han is joining us, happening right now. >> police are on the hunt for a gunman who shot two people leaving one man dead. >> police caught a man attacking a local graduate students and police say this is not the first time he attacked. >> and after days of gray skies we may see sun peek through the
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clouds. in fact let's find out about that and go over to david murphy with accuweather, matt pellman is in for karen, good morning. >> reporter: what i like about the view, the snow is out of here, we'll see holes break in the clouds and get sun back into play at times today. 36 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. 34 in wilmington, 33 in allentown and the freezing mark in reading. 38 in sea isle city, so better there, we're looking at a a little bit of a breeze blow, so you'll want to bundle up. temperatures are around the freezing mark, kids, rather cloudy an chilly breeze. 34 by 9:00. 37 by noon, 39 by 3:00 p.m. lie of 40 around 2:00. keep in mind there's a breeze blowing at 10 to 20 miles per hour. while we're in the 30s, at times it will feel like the
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20s. matt pellman we have an improving situation for the weekend. i'll have that coming up. >> reporter: i think i'll wash the car today for the first time in 3 months. good morning, david, good morning everyone, happy friday. we're at 202 in devon, traffic is moving well. here servicemen and women were running around with the game football for the army navy game that was happening in baltimore. when they had this relay of sorts, they block 202, they haven't done that yet, when they do, we'll let you know. no problems on the schuylkill expressway or i-95. kensington germantown avenue is closed because of the water main break from a few days ago, haddon township, construction going on along 168 ferry avenue and camden and nicholson road, a lane and two lanes blocked until
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6:00 a.m. tam. >> this is developing this morning, philadelphia police are searching for the gunman who shot two people killing one man and critically wounding another. this all happened before 11:30 on the 2000 block of bell more street in the city's port richmond section. 20-year-old man was killed and 35-year-old man was shot while sitting in a minivan. police hope surveillance video in the area will help lead to suspect. >> police say a violent criminal is off the streets following a brutal attack on a student in philadelphia. police say the same guy may be responsible for a description of attacks. katherine scott is live with the details on what led police to the suspect. good morning, catherine. >> reporter: good morning, nydia, police caught the suspect 55 years old while he was assaulting a woman, they believe he is responsible for multiple attacks in university city
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including two yesterday morning adjacent to drexel's campus. a string of assaults on or arrested university campuses, police have made arrests. 6:30, a 38-year-old graduate student gotten off a bus at 42nd street she walked to 41st and pine when a man struck her back in the head with a bicycle lock. the woman fought back, but the attacker tragd her down the street -- dragged her down the street. that's when officers spotted them. the officers jumped on the attacker. >> fortunately the officers were in the area and able to prevent further assault on the young lady. >> reporter: police say the same man is responsible for an assault at 41st street. it is believed he is the same
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man who attacked a student at 42nd and chestnut. >> it's a concern, at least for my friends and myself we travel in groups. >> reporter: there was a home invasion at a drexel student's apartment, police do not believe that case is responsible to the 55-year-old man they took into custody last night, but the special victims unit and southwest detective's will continue to investigate. live at special victims unit katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> now from our delaware newsroom police are investigating a dead accident with a pedestrian. a 20-year-old man stepped into the path of a vehicle of and was killed instantly. joyce craig was an
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11-year-old veteran of the fire department and the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. >> the union representing the workers at the trawj taj mahal has reneged on a deal that could save $3,000. the package eliminates employee health insurance and pension plans, if it doesn't get its way, casino owners say it could close this month. good news for the commuters who operate the bridges of the delaware port authority, drpa will keep the toll of the bridge also at $5. they will defer from raising the
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round trip tolls for two years. >> we'll see sun today. >> reporter: yes, storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're dry for a change. as we look at sky 6. we're looking toward the jersey south along the coastline. 36 degrees in philadelphia. 34 in wilmington, just over the freezing mark in allentown and we're sitting on 32 in reading, 33 in trenton. upper 30s in sea isle city along the coast along the boardwalks. satellite showing you there's clouds popping through the region, but there's no snow. it's shifted well off to the north. we'll see breaks in the clouds and sunshine. up in allentown, clouds and sunny breaks, risk -- brisk and cold, high of 36 degrees. no way around that. down the shore we're looking at
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clouds giving way to sun, brisk and 32 degrees. in philadelphia, it will be brisk, winds won't be as strong, but northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour wind is noticeable and the windchills will be in the 30s even at the best of time today. temperatures in the 30s, 33 by 8:00. mid 30s by 11:00. there's the high of 40 before we slide back to 37 at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, high pressure digs in we'll get sunshine, the high will be far enough out to the west, where we'll have a gentle breeze blowing through. we'll have a high temperature of 42 and not as windy and better object sunday. matt pellman mentioned this a moment ago, today would be a great day to get the car washed, the next chance of rain is tuesday probably late in the day or at night. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast,
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brisk and cold, tomorrow, not as harsh, 42. sunday, partly sunny, 45 degrees. monday, sunny and nice, 48. up to 50 on tuesday as we welcome hanukkah and there will be the nighttime shower for the next chance of precipitation, back in the 40s on wednesday and thursday. >> i can live with that. >> a phone 911 call, police are looking for a man who was broadcasting his call on a gaming site. >> a monster storm slams the west coast. >> reporter: we're not whining about the traffic, there's a shaky camera, we'll steady the camera after the break.
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>> welcome back, it is 5:12, 36 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at penns landing and a quiet blue cross river rink.g finally dry today, feels good. >> good day to head out there matt pellman, have some hot chocolate and have a little fun, but first you have to get to work or school. >> reporter: i want to lose your cereal this morning, i got rid
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of the that shot i showed you before the break. allegheny i-95 has cleared out, overall we're looking better. let's head to the burbs in north wales montgomery county, with this friendly reminder if you're busy running around to get your christmas shopping done you're down to 1 shopping days left, some of us like myself will be out there shopping this weekend. this is 309 by english village a popular shopping spot, so far this morning, traffic is nice and quiet everything looking good, let's go to the maps and talk about an on going work zone we have from the overnight hours on the pennsylvania turnpike they are blocking the right lane eastbound past willow grove not causing a delay at this point. we have the work zones between stowe and route 100. and 724 arena sanatoga. i got word from penndot
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yesterday they are setting up a new traffic pattern there early next week. watch out for changes if you travel that portion of the 422 early next week. let's see what's cooking as people are out and about in north philadelphia, north of the boulevard at 611, 15 miles per hour you can tell speeds with the waze app because of the traffic lights in that area, no problems reported there this morning. >> new this morning, police in ohio are investigating a hoax 911 call that was streamed live online. authorities say the caller claimed to have a family held hostage and said he would kill them. he told the dispatcher he had a bomb and demanded $20,000. here's the twist, a tipster called police to alert them the call was being broadcast on the site gaming this was the latest swawght attempts to get authorities to respond to a phoney call. congress is in the middle
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of a fight over a spending bill, for now it looks like a shut down will be avoid. technically the deadline for both houses to act was midnight. the approval came after president obama phoned democratic lawmakers and underring them to back the measure. another nurse is in isolation in washington, d.c. after she was supposed to the ebola virus while volunteering in sierra leone. she is an american and transferred from overseas. so far the nurse has not tested pose continue for the deadly virus. the you know ebola chief said it will take several months for the ebola outbreak is under control in western africa. let's look at sports, the eagle will face the dallas cowboys for the second time in three weeks. this time first place is at stake.
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the birds won the first meeting easily. the eagles are coming off last sunday's disappointing loss to the seattle sea hawks at home. kickoff is 8:30 sunday night. santa claus is a flyers fan, there he is in the black and orange. his jolly appearance at wells fargo last night. gave what was needed to win off the devils. the flyers win 4-1. there's no word on the jimmy rollins trade, by all accounts that will happen, and jayro will say goodbye to philadelphia. such a nice guy, nice family, sad to see him go. >> your child may not be getting the right amount of shut eye each night. >> a big deal, a price cut on the most popular iphone.
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a huge storm is bearing down on northern california with heavy rains and snow in some areas. these pictures show the damage caused by the deluge of rain at the winery in napa valley. the good news, these are grapes that can handle the extra water. i want to school out there, and i have friends on facebook who say they have never seen anything like this. >> reporter: good news for wine lovers. >> reporter: get out your pens and papers, i have ramps that are closing this weekend, the ramp from pin ton avenue -- princeton avenue to i-95
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northbound. you will be sent to the ramp of academy road to get on the northbound side. other ramps vine street westbound to eastbound silk schuylkill expressway 30th street for inspections, the closures is 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. if you want to get on the eastbound side of the schuylkill expressway you would normally use this ramp from the vine westbound, you would get on at girard avenue instead. >> reporter: we have temperatures in the 30s and windchills in the 30s, there's a bit of a breeze beginning to build across the region. 9:00, 34. at the el station and 37 by noon, 39 by 3:00. today's high will be better than yesterday, but only by a couple of degrees, 40 by 2:00. 6:00 p.m., 36 degrees. take a look at the maps. we have junk in the northwestern portions of the county. we have showers in
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san francisco, possible problems there. showers in eastern texas around dallas and houston. as we look at the big board at the airport not expecting any major delays at any of other most frequently traveled destinations, green aircraft and no signs of precipitation from orlando to chicago, nydia. >> new research suggests high school kids may not be getting enough sleep. a new study looked at data from the centers for disease control and many teens say they get less than 5 hours of sleep at night. kids 13 and orderly should get 9 -- older should get 9 hours of sleep. lack of sleep can affect memory and attention span and put teens at risk for chronic obese. we have help for you the domestic policy director at the
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white house will be here in pennsylvania to answer your question. the healthcare marketplace is from 10 to 2:00 on west allegheny avenue in north philadelphia. >> a couple of cashes in on big banks annoying robo calls and discounts on the iphone. >> reporter: topping america's money, a wake-up call from bill collectors. >> a couple endured years from their bank over their mortgage payment. they sued and now they have received $1 million in settlement. to taco bell sold a billin tacos in the u.s., they are the most popular item. meantime, the company hinting a taco she will made of corn chips.
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>> some children in need will get their first bikes this christmas thongs to kind -- thanks to kind-hearted volunteers. volunteers will deliver hundreds of bikeses. this is the second year they organized the bike give way. today 400 bikes have been given to children in need. >> as memory of their first bike it's a special memory you have forever. to be able to to be a part of that is special thing. >> donations from all over the area helped buy the bikes. the company works with social services in chester and
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montgomery county to identify the farms. >> ugly christmas sweaters, there's a woman in florida who cornered the market. she had an online store an ebay store, somebody said your sweaters are ugly and tacky. she had there could be a business here. she would go around to the shift stores and get their sweaters and do them up for ugly sweater season. this has become a thing they are having a ugly sweater sweater off this morning, "g.m.a.," you can rent christmas sweaters.r she has something going, if you're looking for one, chances are you're buying it for her. >> i like the one that moves beating on the drums. >> did you see the one the other day with the guy had one around his body. we love the christmas lights we want to see how your decking your halls, take a picture or shoot a video and send it to us
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on twitter or instagram using the hash tag twitter light. or send it to us us on our facebook page. i love looking at the lights on the way into work. >> from drought to flooding, california is reeling from a monster store. >> what happened when a man died from an asthma attack when he was pulled over by police. "action news" continues.
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