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>> we are following breaks news on this monday december 15. >> philadelphia police have shot anticipate killed a man in the city's mayfair section we're live on the scene. moore breaking news a gunman in australia has been holding several people hostage for ten hours. >> the clock is ticking for the taj mahal casino, today is the deadline to keep the casino open. >> good morning, to karen rogers, and matt pellman, good morning to all of you. >> reporter: good morning, we have temperatures at 43 degrees
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in philadelphia. 41 in allentown, 42 in millville. keeping the clouds we can keep the temperatures in the 40s, they are not going very far. currently they went 13 miles per hour in allentown, 9 in philadelphia, so makes it feel chilly out there, 34 degrees is what it feels like in allentown, 36 in philadelphia. 38 opt the boardwalk in ac. feeling cooler than it is. we're looking at satellite and radar, yes we have the clouds in place, but no rain just yet. we're watching the rain tomorrow afternoon and be tomorrow evening. so far we're dry for the day today, we'll finally matt pellman see the sunshine coming your way. >> reporter: no, no,. >> reporter: believe it or not. >> reporter: you come back from vacation and you bring back the sunshine. we have good news in the holmesburg section of philadelphia, the ramble to
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southbound i-95 closed for construction reopened in the last few minutes. the ramp is ready for you and the morning commute. no issues on i-95 once you make it there. looking good on the schuylkill expressway. in germantown there's an overturned vehicle accident at wayne street. stick with green as the alternate. one in upper moreland at overlook avenue and one in lower moreland at 232. there's a crash involving a tractor-trailer to watch out for. a couple of issues in burlington county, we have a crash at 73 northbound to 38 westbound another blocking the right lane and jug handle at 73 northbound and high street. >> let's begin with a breaking story, police officer shot and killed a man in the mayfair section of philadelphia, an hour ago, katherine scott is live at the scene along frankford avenue
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to tell us what we know, catherine. >> reporter: we're waiting for an update from police, as you said we know a man has died at a police involved shooting. investigators are on the scene mayfair, frankford avenue, the crime scene unit is here, we've seen them inspecting the white charger. this happened around 3:00 a.m. with we are told the suspect was armed with a gun, at some point the officer opened fire arena we are wyeth -- waiting for the update from the police and we know that the man shot is dead. there are several businesses along with stretch. of course, it is frankford, so it's a busy road. there's no word if there is any surveillance footage that can help in the investigation. "action news" remains on the scene and we'll bring you updates as we get them. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> we're following breaking
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news out of sydney, australia, a gunman is holding several people hostage inside a cafe. so far it's been more than ten hours, the several hostages have escaped, but the situation is tense. susan solney reports. >> reporter: a siege in the city of sydney spreading fear. police believe this armed man moving behind the glass and acting alone is hold be several people hostage inside a chocolate cafe. >> there is a disturbing incident. >> reporter: early reports indicate that the gunman stormed the cafe before 10:00 a.m. local time. he forced the hostages to hold up their hands and hold up islamic flags. it's been used by jihaddist
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groups. >> we don't know if there is politically motivated, although there are indications it could be. >> reporter: it's unclear how many hostages are inside the cafe. >> we are being tested today in sydney. >> reporter: the takeover of the cafe spread terror through downtown sydney which is normally packed with office workers and tourists. >> a woman shouted out he has a gun, everybody ran away. >> reporter: officers are swarming the streets and iconic landmarks have been evacuated. >> reporter: president obama was among the first of the world leaders to be briefed, the u.s. consulate was evacuated. abc news, washington. >> "good morning america" will have more on hostage situation in australia coming up immediately after this broadcast at 7:00 a.m.
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happening today, president obama will thank military families for their service and sacrifice. he'll travel to burlington county. this marks the end of the america's combat mission in afghanistan. it is home to active duty, guard and reservists and civilians and family members. a controversial plan to close including in neshaminy. the meeting will disclose plans to close 3 elementary schools and build a large new one. the hearing beginning at 7:00 p.m. tonight. monday one of three teenage girls accused in a violent spree near temple university will be sentenced. she pleaded guilty malala yousafzaiing a brick in the
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attack. her friends are being tried in family court. friday is the day for the taj mahal to close its doors. trump gave the union representing its workers to drop the appeal of a court order. if it does not drop the appeal, it will close and become the if it casino to close this year. >> the birds dug themselves a hole in the first half trailing 21-0. they took the 21-20 lead late in the third. the offense could you have had up the ball late in the game. the loss makes the eagles playoff hopes iffy. our jamie apody was at the linc. >> reporter: what a difference 17 days make. the eagles look nothing like the some team that enile lated the
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cowboys. the eagles have lost control of their playoff destiny. >> we got behind from the jump. but there's no excuse for missing over the middle and trying to force that ball late at the end. i can't commit turnovers like that. i didn't play well enough to win that's why we left. >> as upset as we are, we can't have that oh, woe is me attitude. nobody will feel sorry if you, bounce back. >> it's the same thing we talk about every week. we can't turn the football over and expect to win football games. >> reporter: eagles need to win their last two games against washington and new york and hope for dallas to lose one, the best shot against indianapolis in dallas next week, keelings fans
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you're rooting hard for the colts. jamie apody channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia city council jim kenny was active on twitter and tweeted something about chris christie that he regret this morning. the governor was spotted high 5 g the owners of the cowboys wednesday night, here kenny's comments. find occupant why you will be -- find out why you'll be paying more to eat lobster. karen. >> reporter: no, say it isn't so! look at the temperatures, 43 degrees, temperatures are not budging we're staying in the 40s. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming right up. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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>> an already battered california is bracing for rains. mudslides left homes buried up to the windows. another storm is expected to hit northern california tonight and bring two inches of rain, a third storm is expected to hit on wednesday. >> it's quiet in our area. we're going to see some sun.
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>> reporter: we have clouds, we'll see sunshine, but not before bright and sunny yet. you can see we're dry currently and we're staying dry today. as you're heading out the door, you know you're dry and staying dry. let's go outside and see what it looks like right now. as we look outside, sky6 live hd looking live in hd in atlantic city where it's cool out there. we do have lots of clouds. temperature not too bad, the problem is the windchill making it feel cooler than the temperature which is in the 40s, 43 degrees, in philadelphia. the dewpoint, 32 degrees, the winds out of the north/northwest at 9 miles per hour, the pressure 30.04 inches. the combination of all that, making it feel cool as you step out the door. in allentown, 34 degrees. 35 is the windchill in reading. 36 in philadelphia, 42 in millville.
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a little better there. mostly in the 30s along the coastline. when you factor in the winds feeling like the 30s. the temperature feeling like the 40s. let's look at satellite and radar, you can see clouds up above, we're keeping with the clouds that we dealt with for about a week. we can see breaks in the clouds we'll get that later on this afternoon, so the afternoon hours will be mostly cloudy with some sunny breaks peeking in, but temperatures holding in the 40s. the temperatures we're seeing now not budging very much through the day. we have high pressure drifting off to the east, we have low pressure moving in. with that will come rain, that doesn't happen until tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. i've got future tracker 6. that will show you what it looks like. 3:30 we see the rain build in from the west. it's not terribly heavy, but it will last through the afternoon and evening. this is a look at 10:00 p.m. tomorrow night. we see the rain moving into
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place and leaving about midnight on wednesday. it's rain. the temperatures will be mild enough for that. that's tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. we have a dry day today. 46 degrees is the high, some rain arriving on tuesday, it will be the second half of the day, high of 50, it's rain, partly sunny skies, wednesday, that temperature is going to be in the 50s, as well. thursday, brisk and chilly, 42. friday, partly sunny, 41. the saturday increasing clouds, period of rain or sleet saturday night, turning to a cold rain on sunday, high of 38 degrees. >> karen, thank you. a day of prayer was held at black churches across the nation this weekend in what was called black sunday as an intention to draw attention to the deadly shooting of black men in missouri arena new york. reverend al sharpton was at the
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church urging blacks to stake a stand. hundreds protested police brutality in seattle washington yesterday. many held signs black lives matter they protested. the protest came 3 hours before the sea auction 49ers game, it was peaceful september for some heat the exchanges with football fans. it's the biggest mailing day of the year with the u.s. postal service. they expect a 12% jump over last year. fedex and ups is calling it their biggest mailing day, as well. the so called guardians of peace who claim responsibility for a previous cyber attack, have a christmas gift that will put sony into the horrible
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state. stock fell sharply on the prices of oil. futures are appearing higher. lobster prices are expected to rise in the coming months. maine fishermen say they caught fewer lobster this year than last year, that could lead to the prices going up. >> philadelphia comedian bill cosby offers a cryptic statement about the sexual assault accusations, "action news" continues
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>> reporter: all right, up and at 'em, isn't it fun when we can start the week with construction projects? not very much. we look live, close to 30th street. both lanes are open for the morning commute, construction crews are out of the way. police officers are not out of the way mayfair. it is that shooting katherine scott was telling us about. frankford avenue is shut down by
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geiger's bakery. stay on torresdale avenue. in upper moreland we are watching an accident at overbrook avenue at new street. and gloria day school along moreland road and huntington pike. a vehicle rear ended the tractor-trailer on the northeast extension, you can get by. a new crash at west end avenue and eucland avenue, and an issue on 73 blocking the ramp on the insureds to 38 westbound. an arson task force is investigating what is believed a firebombing, the family was awakened by a large bang at 1:00. the entire living room was on fire. fire officials have investigated the fires on the same block a
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dozen times. a woman and 4-month-old were treated for smoke and released. the mumps outbreak in the national hockey league has spread. sydney cosby has been diagnosed with the mumps. he had a swollen face, but tested negative, but a second test confirmed the virus. he got a boost err shot before the winter olympics and said the diagnosis was a surprise. >> bill cosby is speaking out, but did not specifically discuss the claims. he only expects the black media to up hold excellence in journalism and go in with a nearly mind. he praised his wife for holding up through the or deal with love
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and the strength of womenhood. governor chris characterize hanging out with the cowboys, jerry jones, wait until you hear what a local city councilman had that's on twitter. a shooting in the city's mayfair section leaves a man dead. him stay tuned for a live report from the scene.
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>> welcome back on this monday, 4:56, 43 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. can you believe it's already december 15, my father is flying in by the way from korea. >> i can't wait to see dad. >> i'll be at the airport. >> in report in the virginia rape scandal. three friends say the article was wrong, the friends say they under the victim to report the attack to police, and it was reported that she preserve her reputation by not reporting it. this man is missing, he was last seen by his caretaker on friday, he suffers from dementia, if you see him, call police immediately. >> the debate has intensified in recent days on cia torture
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tactics. the man who once headed the agency's operation said yesterday that the report will undercut cia operations. dick cheney echoed those concerns, but senator john mccain disagrees, a republican who was a prisoner of war in vietnam said the u.s. needs to come clean and abandoned such torture methods. kevin anderson said someone slashed all the christmas displays in the front yard. he is using staples and tape to hold the decorations together. the around say, they refused to let this bridge steal their holiday spirit. good for them. >> 4:57. coming up in our next half-hour, hour a west african nation is going to extremes to prevent the spread of the ebola virus.
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>> a survey county community is helping a family that was devastated by a fire over the weekend. "action news" continues in just a moment.
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>> hi, everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., december 15, monday, we're following several breaking stories. >> a police-involved shooting end with a civilian dead. >> a hoss annual situation is unraveling in australia right now. >> philadelphia council member rants about chris christie's appearance at the eagles game. >> karen rogers is here, matt pellman has traffic, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we're dry, 43 degrees, when we factor in the wind feels like 39 degrees in philadelphia, 33 in allentown, 34 in reading, 38 is the windchill currently in sea isle. so we have clouds, but we'


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