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new developments in the murder of a limousine driver this weekend, details on the bracing news story coming. >> the search continues for more of the wreckage of airasia flight 8501. details on what some believe may have brought down the domed flight in a life report. the big story on "action news" is the day in court for accused cop killer eric frein. >> the preliminary fathering hearing in underway accused of killing one state trooper anticipate wounding another. frein was brought into the courthouse in pike county flanked by flifers as -- police officers as he entered the building. chad perdelli has more on the prosecution's case. >> reporter: frein walked into the pike county courthouse he had a different look than what we saw the last two months. the real talk is the state police surveillance video that captured the ambush, it was
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troubling and played in the courtroom. eric frein walked into a pike county courthouse frail and pale and clean cut. inside the courtroom he salt stoned faces a the district attorney played disturbing video of the ambush. it shows corporal b -- brian dixon being shot first. trooper alex douglass ran to help his wounded friend, but he was shot. another surveillance camera captured douglass trying to get himself into the state police lobby. troopers pulled douglass to safety. they worked to save dixon who was outside the building. widow tiffany dixon sad solemn inside the courtroom watching
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her husband on screen. frein showed little emotion before a short recess prosecutors showed a checkbook that belonged to frein and to improvised explosive devices found in a backpack two weeks after the fatal shooting. frein faces the death penalty in this case we are expectinged to have an hour -- expected to have an hour recess and expected to hear from more witnesses this afternoon. witness preliminary hearing will wrap up before we know if the case goes to trial which it is expected it will. chad perdelli channel 6 "action news". >> we've been following this story every step of the way at including the shoogd back -- shooting back in september the 48 day manhunt and his arrest at >> on the first monday of new
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year it's feeling like january outside and tomorrow we could see snow. sky6 live hd taking a look at a blustery cloudy center city skyline. chilly temperatures and gusty winds will greet you when you head out today. hold on to your hats. we could see peeks of sunshine this afternoon and tuesday the first snowfall of 2015. for that let's check in with david murphy at the "action news" big board. >> reporter: let's talk temperatures first yesterday we got up to 60 degrees in philadelphia. this morning at 1:00 a.m. we were at 48. i talked about how the temperatures would take a plunge and they have. we're at 39 degrees. because of a wind coming out of the northwest we don't expect numbers to bounce up, in fact they will gradually settle. there's the windy. 26 miles per hour, you can see how it's coming out of west/northwest that's colder air that's being drawn in today. when you combine the
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temperatures with that wind you're getting windchills that will make it feel raw. 27 is what it feels like in philadelphia right now. the low 20s in allentown and reading and windchill in the teens in lancaster. not much better down the shore if you have plans to be out the rest of the afternoon. you have to bundle. there's the possibility of snow, as you look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, you can see the snow associated with a fast-moving clipper system is way out in the dakotas and nebraska and coming into kansas. this clipper system will shoot across the country between now and tomorrow morning. and eventually some of the snow you see out there will make it here. if i take a quick look at future tracker 6 you can see there's the snow in omaha it's charging across the country and there's the 1:30 view. when i come back we'll show you model runs and future tracker 6
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handling the time of this and how much snow we'll get. and there's a big major cold snap the coldest of the season coming later this week. rick. >> stay on top of the changing weather situation with the new visit for storm tracker 6 live radar both the hourly and seven-day forecast. the latest video from our "action news" meteorologists and our collection of weather-related photos and videos. we have breaking news now philadelphia homicide detectives are questioning two suspects wanted for the murder of a limousine driver. 24-year-old mijeal rodriquez was shot in the head inside the vehicle in the 35400 block of delancy around 7:00 p.m. the suspect made off with his cell phone and cash. mijeal rodriquez's fiance was in the car but not hurt. police are looking for a third suspect. expect a noorchls this news
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conference where police will provide additional details. police are looking are for the person who shot into the toys are us store. the man was banging on the door around 6:30. employees refused to let him. he fired a shot at the door and ran off. nobody was hurt. the fell corruption trial involving union boss joseph dougherty got underway this morning. he is accused of creating goon squads that used strong armed tactics. 11 other members of 401 have pled guilty. former philadelphia sports caster don tollefson rejected a
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final plea deal in court. he pled guilty to scamming sports fans who bought fake travel package in the name of charity. he withdrew that plea in december. walter perez will have a live update coming up in our next half-hour. two convicted felons from our area are heading to prison today. former philadelphia mob boss joey merlino must report to a federal detention center in miami. a federal judge sailed that merlino violated his parol by associated with a fell conconvict in florida. he was out on supervised release after spending are a decade in prison. reality tv star gia guidice is behind bars, she turned herself at the federal
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correction institution in dan bury connecticut. the couple are the parents of four daughters agings 4 to 13. >> well the search continues this noon from the wreckage of airasia flight 8501. it's been more than a week, there's still no sign of the black boxes that could tell investigators what went wrong with the plane. karen travers joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good afternoon rick indenearbyian officials believe weather -- >> it's all in real time. it's clear. we can see everything as small as a golf ball.
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>> reporter: ment bad weather is preventing divers from getting close to the wreckage that indoe nearby say they have -- indonesia say they have detected. the pilot road that he wanted to turn and climb higher to avoid severe weather but just minute also later no response from the plane which then disappeared off radar. the weather service offered a controversial theory that the weather caused the crash but aviation experts say it's too early to know for certain. >> you could have something unprecedented that's the sudden catastrophic failure of flight controls. the black boxes will have the hard evidence, a couple of days after they pull it up we should have an indication of what went wrong.
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>> reporter: the water where some of the debris has been found is 100 feet deep which has aviation experts concerned why investigators have not heard any pings or locater signals from the black boxes. sarah. dozens of dig tears including vice president of joe biden will attend a private wake for mario cuomo he died last thursday after his son andrew was naughted -- naught rated for a -- inaugurated for a second term. this morning officials unveiled the state's new tourism model, delaware the state of discovery, they hope it sends a message near and far that delaware makes a great vacation
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destination. >> a family is forced out into the cold night air after the home catches fire overnight. >> could we see federal fuel tax? consumer reports tested led light bulbs we have the results coming up. our consumer activists are standings by with any issue might have. "action news" will be right back.
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>> an nfl coach escaped from his burning home it happen at the chore lalt north carolina home of ron rivera. it woke him and his family including relatives from out of town. the fire comes after the panthers huge playoff win against arizona this weekend. in san francisco a police officer shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a police station, officers asked him to leave the parking lot he turned to confront the officer he reached into waistband and police opened fire. it turned out to be a pellet
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gun. two deputies in an unmarked car were fired upon at 3:00 a.m. in orange county, florida. k-9 units were used to search for the suspect. investigators believe the shots may have originated from a nearby home. passengers aboard an international flight arrived in san francisco after spending nearly 30 hours on the plane. they had to sit inside the plane for 12 hours before taking off due to heavy fog in the united arab emirates. then they had to fly 16 hours to california. >> everybody was fighting with each other and the flight attendants were fighting with us and we were fighting with the flight attendants.
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all the planes were canceled, they didn't have enough space at the airport to let us out. the airline said the fog caused it to cancel 20 flights out of abu dhabi.
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>> in mississippi a home was flatted and seven mobile homes destroyed by an e tv 2 tornado. -- ef-2 tornados. >> i'm getting my grocery list ready. [laughter]. >> reporter: no, maybe a little of that, there will be a light snow eventually but we'll have to be carefully. okay. don't listen to him. nothing going on out there in the way of precipitation just yet. as we look outside the action cam showing sunshine getting through the clouds this morning at the ga seeb bow behind the art museum. the temperatures 39 degrees, doesn't sound that bad but with
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winds whipping through the region and at gusting to 35 miles per hour, it feels like the 20s and will for the rest of the afternoon. as you look at the numbers subtract ten degrees from the current temperature and you will get your windchill. satellite showing holes in the clouds a good looking day, at times there will be a additional clouds popping through. looks like all the snow out to the west fell apart which is what we expected. afternoon temperature will settle to 33 for a few hours you're probably above that right now. will also -- atlantic city settling on or about 37. we started out in the upper 40s before dawn and we're in a gradual did
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ll the way. clouds and sun over the weekend. winds west/northwest gusting to 35 miles per hour giving you windchills in the 20s. 21 is the overnight low very cold to start out tomorrow morning. future tracker 6 7:00, 7:30, this is the new model run has light snow pushing in in new castle county, delaware. 9:00 a.m., philadelphia has the risk of snow showers. in the early afternoon there's the chance of spotty snow showers that altogether will add up to a little bit of precipitation on the ground. by 6:30 doesn't look like anything is happening by the evening rush hour. this is mainly in the morning and moving through midday and taimpg off in the afternoon -- tapering off in the afternoon. different models have different
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suggestions what we'll get out of this. we have a coating to an inch, one or two up north. the blue is 1 to 3 i doubt we get that. we're going for this idea about one to two inches in an area from philadelphia off to the west and coating to an inch over to the east. the roads will be slick when this happening but not too terribly if the accumulation also stay light. blustery and colder today temperatures in the 30 lings. tomorrow's high, 39 and we have snow showers windy and cold wednesday. how about the overnight low wednesday night into thursday morning. 8. a high of 23. a big cold shot coming in the middle of the week we get gradual improvement toward the weekend. >> "action news" at 12:30 is next. stay with us. >>
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>> hello again here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30 a judge is deciding if there's enough evidence to send eric frein to trial for ambushing two pennsylvania state troopers, killing one of them. former sportscaster, don tollefson is going to trial for
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selling fake sports themed trips. jimmy rollins is no longer in philadelphia, but his charity will continue helping children in the delaware valley. >> we start with the trial for dzhokhar tsarnaev's trial. the attorneys are trying to pick 18 people who can be impartial to judge the attack for two years ago. we go to boston with the latest. >> reporter: that's right sarah, attorney general are trying to choose 12 jurors and 6 alternates. the process began with the first group filling out a questionair sitting face-to-face with the accused bomber. at the federal court house security is tight as jury selection against


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