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off, nydia han joins us, let's go over to david murphy for a look at accuweather and matt pellman is in for karen. good morning. >> reporter: a fair amount of clouds out there right now, although we expect sun to re-emerge. the area of low pressure that bugged us with the precipitation is up to the northeast, that the wrap around snow showers are melting away over northern new york state we don't have to worry about that that's a nice improvement to your forecast. 36 degrees in philadelphia. 32 in reading. 34 in wilmington, a little bit better down the shore, there's a breeze blowing that's making it feel like the 20s, though, so bundle you mean. kids on the way to the bus stop over the next couple of hours, 34 by 6:00. 8:00, 33 degrees, tgif as you head to class or the work. the smart phone app shows 36 in philadelphia. 33 by 8:00. turning around and get back up to 40 for a high at 2:00. 39 by 3:00 p.m., again, a chilly
breeze blowing through the region at 010 to 20 miles per hour. the breezes do back up a bit and the temperatures come up over the weekend. we'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: t.g. i.f.and t.g. i d., dry. overly, heys are nice and dry, and clear, this is i-95 by the vine, traffic heading northbound is moving fine. crash around allegheny avenue has cleared out. in kensington germantown avenue has shut down because of the water main break. i meant to stick with 5th street. no issues on the boulevard or the schuylkill expressway. they are wrapping up construction in haddon township, camden county along 168678 could be without a lane or two until 6:00. for the next half-hour watch out
for restrictions on 295 northbound side between 42 and the black horse pike. mercer county, southbound between scotch road and bear tavern road restrictions for the next half-hour. this morning we're beginning with a developing story a man is dead after losing control of his car. police say the driver crashed into warehouse and his car burst into flames. the action cam on the scene the 5100 block of grays avenue in southwest philadelphia. firefighters had to douse the flames and pull that 26-year-old driver out of the car, but he was pronounced at the scene. police have not yet identified him, they do know, though, nobody else was in the car. police are reviewing surveillance video from the scene of the deadly crash. and police say a man is behind bars for the violent attack of a graduate student in university city. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live at special victims unit. katherine, the police say this
attack might be linked to some others. >> reporter: that's right, tam, there's been a string of assaults and robberies on and around campuses and university city, the special victims units and southwest detective's have been investigating. last night police caught a man in the act of assaulting a woman they believe he is responsible for multiple attacks in the area including two more that happened near drexel. last night a 38-year-old graduate student got off the bus at 42nd street she walked to 41st and pine when a man struck her in the back of the head with a bicycle lock. the woman fought back, but the attacker dragged her down the street, her books and papers scattered around here, but that's when officers spotted them. >> the officers see the struggle between the male and female and jumped on the male and rescued the female is as she was assaulted by the man.
>> reporter: a man assaulted a woman at 41st an is an son. the -- sanson. a student had gotten off a bus on monday and sexually assaulted at 42 and chestnut. andrea davidson got an alert on her cell phone about the assaults. >> it's nice to have an update, they will update us, because i'm walking home by myself at night a lot of time. >> reporter: so police believe the man is behind four, maybe five attacks in the area of university city recently, but this investigation is underway, if you have any information southwest detective's or the special victims want to hear from you, we're live at the special victims unit katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia police say a 13-year-old boy is recovering after being shot by two would-be robbers. police say the gunman was trying
to rob a 34-year-old man on the porch of a home in wissinoming last night. the man ran inside the house and the suspect opened fire. bullets went through the home and grazed a 1-year-old in the stomach. 3-month-old child inside the house was not hurt. >> happening today, the search for shane montgomery goes on, weather conditions got in the way of search efforts yesterday. the task force looking for the missing west chester university student canvassed the banks of the schuylkill expressway. the search lasted about an hour yesterday morning. police believe montgomery walked into a parking lot along the river and somehow ended up in the water. he was last seen leaving a bar thursday morning. >> we have breaking news right now out of south philadelphia, police are searching a several block area for a home invasion intruder. they say they don't know if the intruder was armed. the victim in this case was not injured. now, this is the 700 block of
jackson street. philadelphia police say shortly after 4:30 a.m., less than an hour ago, a man forced his way into the home of the 700 block of jackson street and into a victim's bedroom. the suspect took the victim's pants which contained his wallet and cash. police are searching the area for the accused so far there have been no arrests. activists from camden and other parts of the area will protest reacting to reports of police brutality across the country. more than 50 clergy members will stage a die-in, they will call on authorities to investigate the fatal shootings of michael brown and eric garner. on saturday there's a large rally in washington, d.c. it's called the justice for all march against police violence that's expected to start at noon
at freedom plaza. more than 2 dozen police officers are testing new tools of the trade. officers in the 22nd district started wearing body cameras a few weeks back. commissioner ramsey said it's a pilot program but expects to the program to the entire force. it provides transparency and protects against frivolous lawsuits. >> the eagles are two days away from the showdown with the dallas cowboys, we want more of that, hands off the ball, he is down, eagles get their man down on the ground. we want more of that on sunday night, it's going to be a big game at the linc. firms is at stake. the eagles won easily thanksgiving at dallas. the cowboys will be back and looking for revenge. our players are read, they know what's on the line. >> it's our biggest game to
date. we have to go in here and win the game. philly fans wants us to beat dallas. >> yes you have to win the game. >> reporter: the cowboys will be well rested, they have not played since last thursday, kickoff is at 8:30. >> california is needing the rain, but the storm lashing the west coast is causing problems. the storm flooded roads and toppled trees and kept thousands home from work and school. a tree fell on a child in santa cruz. he is expected to be okay. more than half a million people lost power during the storm. inin oregon, a man died when a tree fell on his opportunity while camping. >> reporter: our storm system is booking toward the new england area and away from us. storm tracker 6 live double scan, no more precipitation out
there. penns landing is showing up on sky 6 you can see the base of the christopher columbus memorial lit up with the lights there and cameras bouncing across the region because we have a little bit of a breeze that's beginning to build up. temperature, 36 degrees. the winds are out of the northwestly at 10. them be getting a little stronger than that as we go through the day. 10 to 20 miles per hour later on. even with the relatively light winds in some neighborhoods feels like the 20s. temperatures in the 30s, windchills in the 20s. maybe you want to bundle up and bring along the halts and gloves if you're spending a little time outside. as we look at satellite, obviously a little cloud cover. the snow is gone, that's up in canada at this point. we look tow west we have breaks in the clouds. we expect sunny breaks that begin to come into play past sunrise. 36 degrees by 8:00.
36 -- 33 degrees by 8:00. 36 by 11:00. 37 by 5:00 p.m. high temperatures a little bit of a range. 36 in allentown and 42 in cape may. but everyone is looking at the brisk breeze today. and then tomorrow high pressure gets a little bit close that the winds won't be as strong os saturday, we'll have what we call a gentle breeze, more sun mixing with clouds and the high getting up to 42 on saturday afternoon. we're looking at a 40 for a high today brisk and chilly, not as harsh on saturday, similar high of 42, but the winds ease back a little bit. for the eagles sunday night, expect temperatures to start out in the 40s and ends up in the upper 30s. bundle up if you're heading to the game with the cowboys at lincoln financial field. monday 48. tuesday, hanukkah arrives, a
mild high of 50, the mildest high in the seven day, there could be a late day or evening shower on tuesday, but doesn't look like a big deal. back in the 40s on wednesday and thursday, looking dry both of those days. matt pellman was talking about a great day to wash the car. if you don't have to work today. >> no complaints with you david, we know the 20s and 10s are coming. when we come back, super model accusations, another famous face is coming forward blaming bill cosby of sexual assault. >> a man died of an asthma attack after being pulled over by police. >> reporter: snow in new britain, bucks county. work zones you want to avoid are coming up after the break. >> and new leash on life a really cute puppy that was
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smooth commute. >> reporter: good morning to you tam and nydia. you know what i like to do on a friday morning, get suburban. let's get suburban with the traffic report in the frazier area, 202 close to 401. a construction warning for you, everything is open at this point right now, but overnight tonight and throughout the weekend starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight they will close of on and off ramps from 202 to 401 in the on going work zone. if you have to access 202 and get off 202 use the ramps at 29 or 30 instead. let's go to the maps and talk about the work zone on the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound side past willow grove gone, they will be doing the construction once again saturday night into sunday morning that closes the northeast extension, this time it's both ways between mid county and lansdale. it's a great time to have downloaded the waze app. pull out the app you'll see the road is closed northeast
extension is closed, look at the alternate, best alternate being 309 where this morning we are getting no reports of problems, a couple of vehicles stopped on the shoulder no big deal with that. in delaware, things look good, we have the continued closure of the ramp from i-95 southbound to 202 southbound that will be blocked for work until tuesday. nydia. >> matt, thank you. dash cam video of the moments of a wisconsin man's death. a man died when the vehicle he was in stopped by chip with a falls, his girlfriend was speeding to the officer and take her boyfriend to get treated. the officer called the ambulance. he was not put in the squad car and driven to the officer because the officers believe it would have been more exercising
than he could have handled. the course of women's voices of you couldn't you couls gained a very powerful black voice. beverly johnson said in 1986 she was invited to rehearse on the cosby show there he insisted on making her a cup of cappuccino. i knew i had drugged, and i had been drugged really good at which time he put his hands on my waist. >> johnson said she managed to fight back cursing out the comedian and making him angry tap, she said cosby was upset and roughly dragged her at 115 pounds down the stairs and threw here into a cab. 20 women have come the other day
and claimed they have been drugged and sexually assaulted by cosby. a man believed to have kidnapped his four sons in california was taken into custody after a high speed car chase. you can see two of the boys running to safety as police took their dad into custody. the family was report thed missing last friday. the mother and wife was found dead in the family car wednesday night. perez is a person of interest in the death. >> a new lease on life. >> puppies rescued from a fighting ring are ready for a loving home. david. >> reporter: all right, guys, we're dressing the kids, we have temperatures in the 30s and windchills in the 30s, this afternoon you'll have to keep your ugly coat on
>> reporter: everybody happy it's friday? >> yeah. >> reporter: as you head out looks like a good ride across the platt bridge. mass transit is on time. a couple of new schedules take effect on the septa regional rails on sunday. routes 9, 21, 42, 57, detoured on sunday because of a movie shoot. >> reporter: i should go down there and try to get in the background. cool temperatures in the northern and western suburbs. 32 in coatsville, upper 20s in slatington and fleetwood. close to freezing in saint davids a little bit better in chester and center city. if you're driving around the northern and western suburbs and
rural parts of south jersey, you see things are wet slow down because it could be frez -- frozen. if you're out running errands, 4 degrees by 9:00. 37 by noon. the high will be 40 degrees we'll be sitting on that between 2:00 and 3:00 we're back to 36 at 6:00 p.m. there will be a ten to 20-mile an hour breeze keep the gloves and halts and winter coats handy. >> thank you, david. a young boy who was an honorary member of the washington township fire department has died. this is video of aidan being sworn in last november. on wednesday the 7-year-old lost his battle with cancer. he has been fighting leukemia since he was one-year-old. as his condition got worse, other firefighters learned about his dream of being a firefighter. "action news" learned that he be
give the honor of a firefighters funeral next week. just in time for the holidays, these playoff puppies are ready to be adopted. their other than was charged with -- owner was charged with crueltity to animals. since they have rescued they have doubled in size. they are read to have fun and ready to start on a new life. if you're interested in adopting them go to the spca on erie avenue or pets plus natural in lansdale.
>> there's a new five thousand reward to catch the man behind three armed robberies in theand suburbs. first the suspects held up the police plymouth tire last tuesday. they stole a customer's honda on sunday night. now investigators say they have connected the same men to the third robbery at the l up k oil station -- luk oil station on december 13. anyone who recognizes the men should contact police. >> we're following a developing story, gunfire erupted leaving two people shot, one did not survive. a disturbing story out of berks county a teen is charged with sexually abusing a toddler,
>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this friday, december 12, matt o'donnell is off, nydia han is joining us. >> breaking recent, police are searching for an intruder who break into a home a short time act and made off with cash. >> police say they caught a man while attacking a local graduate student and police say this is not the first time he attacked someone. facebook has an app that will stop you from posting while drunk.