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one man behind bars. this is video of an armed robbery in progress at a freight company in sharon hill. police are searching for the two bandits and the individuals that when to pick up the drugs in the first place. chad pradelli with the story. >> reporter: yes jim, you have one free company and a load of drugs worth nearly a million dollars and now police in darby and the dea is trying to figure out who is responsible. >> this is surveillance of one arm the suspect storming a freight country in chestnut hill and orders two employees to the ground and lets his partner inside and flees with a box police assume has narcotics but they own got away with one of two boxes shipped from the same address in california to sharon hill. the second one left behind
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contained much of this high grade marijuana and cocaine. >> two kilos of cocaine and approximately a block of about 50 pounds of marijuana. after police responded and found the second box they began checking surveillance video and soon learned another robbery occurred outside of freight company an hour earlier and was never reported. this man picked up the shipment, walked outside and was robbed by two men inside of this minivan. what is in the box was unclear but police would like to speak to the robbery victim. >> we are sure it's grown movement and not through the air. >> shest investigators set up an undercover operation at the freight company and this man picked up a third box again shipped from california and police recovered more narcotics and coote as charged with drug charges. >> he is not cooperating at this
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time. >> he remains behind bars on $400,000 cash bail and this investigation still ongoing. i'm live in darby, chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. it was an unusual sight from chopper 6 hd from philadelphia late this afternoon a hot air balloon made a landing at the mcveigh center in kensington. it was an advertisement for home depot and heading for the store at roosevelt boulevard when it encountered problems and the balloon was forced to land at a field at d and westmore lan streets. police arrested a teacher's aide after they say she had sexual contact with two male students. sherry mullford was charged in kennett square this afternoon. mullford worked as a substitute teachers aide at unionville high
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school and the incidents happened in august and september allegedly off school property. a customer who was armed with a gun stopped an attempted robbery dead in its tracks last night in levittown. walter perez is live in doylestown and walter you have all the details. >> that customer is being hail aid hero tonight and a short time ago the buck county da is pressing charges against the customer he will not. >> the owners of pizza in levittown says twot gunman walked into the shop at closing time last night. >> everything happened so fast. everything got crazy. >> the only other person in the pizzeria at the time was an unidentified customer. one suspect aimed his weapon at the clerk and then the other hit
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the customer over the head with his weapon. >> when he looked the other way the customer pulled out a .45 caliber handgun from underneath his jacket and shot the man that pistol whipped him once in the torso killing him. >> the customer fired on the second gunman hitting him in the neck and shoulder. the gunman that died is identified as sean rose and the other is his 22-year-old brother justin rose. and the owners had high praise for their heroic customer. >> he became part of the family now. >> pretty much he is a hero. >> this photo shows all three of the weapons used last night. the customers gun on the right is a real .45 caliber handgun, the ones on the right belong to the suspect that are air soft pistols but that the look and feel of a .45. the customer will not face charges. >> he is a lifelong law biding
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citizen and you get credit for that a business owner that had the gun solely for his own protection and thank god he did last night. >> that surviving gunman remains in critical condition tonight at jefferson university hospital and all we can report about the customer is that he is a 35-year-old business owner in eastern buck county where he is now a local hero. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a montgomery county judge denied bill cosby's latest attempt to have his sexual assault case thrown out that clears the way for the 79-year-old to go on trial by june. still undecided that his deposition from a lawsuit that a civil try could be used in this trial. another hearing on that is set for next month. it was another post election protest this afternoon in ardmore, this was not a one
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sided demonstration. dann cuellar is live outside police headquarters in ardmore on lancaster avenue. >> reporter: jim to listen to the competing rallies you were either for the police or against the police and both groups were passionate and focal about their positions -- >> we ask for to you go home. >> about 50 students from haverford made their way through a thicket of pro police supporters. they worked to keep the group separated. they referred to lower merion police as the enemy the strong arm of white supremacy that president-elect trump. that trump aligns himself with. if you endorse trump you stand with him and if you stand with
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him you stand against minorities. >> why here in lower merion? >> they have a history of racial profiling and a member of the union that endorsed trump. we are local students and concerned citizens and we will not stay silent. >> supporters of police are vocal. >> they want to cause havoc. most people in our area voted for hillary clinton. >> for me the kids are misguided and i respect their right to come out here. i'll tell you now that generation of kids, they are troubled. and you know it's good we had the older generations coming out here to get right back at them. >> when it was all over the demonstrations ended peacefully, both sides were heard and nobody got hurt. we are live at the lower merion police headquarters.
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>> thank you. the housing project in north philadelphia got underway. the opening ceremony for the development near the 1500 block of north 4th street. 57 new rental units are now available. eventually there will be 1200 affordable and market rate rentals and homes for sale. the transformation plan includes a new supermarket. coming up the eagles head west with hopes of breaking their road game losing streak. and sara bloomquist is hefting our 6 abc dunkin' donuts food drive. >> we are taking calls from viewers their chance to donate to philabundance and food banks around the season. call 1-877-940-6222. we'll be here until with 30 or log on to and fine the link to donate. >> sara we are been on the mild side all week and temperatures
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in the low 60s they are getting even warmer before a real taste of winter arrives over the weekend i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> those stories and much more when "action news" continues tonight. what do doctors from leading cancer centers
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this afternoon marks the official start of the 6 abc dunkin' donuts holiday food drive and as she does every year sara bloomquist is presiding over our kickoff event. how is it going? >> reporter: we have gone two hours now and already exceeded
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the donations from last year. these donations benefiting philabundance and the number to call 1-877-940-6222. you can also log on to and find a link there to donate. we have been joined by great people here answering the phones tonight. representative from philabundance and the "action news" team. we have local chefs and members of the team. >> teddy is here taking a donation right now. we have long time partners with the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade and this food drive, including acme and daniel degennaro among others, we have a new partner. nrg is participating in the upcoming parade and controuble out to that and this food drive. this is david schrader from nrg. why is this important to your company?
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>> what is not to love about philabundance, they do great work and fill a need in our community. we have been down there many times, the efficient they have been the work they do you know the money you donate and work you put in will be use the properly. it's a thing to see. >> this is richard curtis, he won the live with kelly cohost contest. richard you were taking calls for us tonight. it has to warm your heart to get the donations. >> there is nothing better especially over the holiday season and the people of philadelphia are coming together and getting behind this amazing charity and amazing drive here. keep it up guys don't stop now make sure you call the numbers and get in here. >> the number is 1-877-940-6222. we'll be here answering phones until 6:30 this evening. we hope this holiday season you connect share and give. and richard is going to be at the parade as well. we look forward to that.
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jim back to you. >> thank you. more than 50 philadelphia arts organizations were invited to show off their programs in center city today. part of the kimmel center's newly expanded arts education fair, it gives program coordinators educators a chance to connect with summer camps and recreation center and cultural organizations.
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strike up the band and ring the bell. the salvation army's red kettle campaign kicked off in center city with the help of one ducis rogers. ducis served ladles of fresh soup cooked by the culinary arts program. the red kettle donations are the red donation kettles set up throughout the area until december 24th. tis the season for people to give some of their time for the benefit of others. >> we have a lot of people out
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there. i was serving chicken corn clouder. >> it looks good. >> it was very good. >> you didn't have some? >> some? no. a lot? yes. lets talk about the eagles, a long trip they make to seattle this weekend and they have struggling on the road and the seahawks are perfect at home. a recipe for a tough task sunday in seattle. jeff skversky has more. >> the eagles have their fifth win of the season -- >> thanks to their first fourth quarter come back against the falcons, the eagles fly to seattle with extra confidence and they'll need it to end the bad road they are going down. they lost four straight away games. >> you try to press a little bit and try to get the quick early lead and take the crowd out of the game and maybe do some things that are uncharacteristic of what you do at home. >> winning on the road doesn't get any easier this week.
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nobody in the nfl won more at home than the seahawks in the last five seasons. what does it take to win there? >> i don't know i never won there but you need to compete and not make mistakes. >> you need to communicate and work on hand signals. >> seattle is one of the loudest stadium in the nfl and that could be a big problem for the eagles, one the most penalized teams in the nfl. they are pumping in crowd noise the next two days to everything they can do simplate the environment in seattle. >> it's loud as hell a frustrating place to play. especially if you are not mentally ready to just per serve ear. >> despite the odds, the eagles believe they can make noise in the playoff race and silencing seattle will only help their cause. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action
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news." >> this is not good though, eagles tight end zach was limited in practice. and -- >> musical chairs continue with the sixers, jahlil okafor is in for the home game against the wizards, they have minutes limited because of coming off minutes. because okafor has shown progress some are lifted. >> i am allowed to play back to back it depends on how tonight goes but to know they think i can play back to back in a sign of progress. and the american athletic conference game at noon temple
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is alive to play in that one. the owls control their own destiny. if they win their final two games beginning with tulane on saturday they are in. matt rule is trying to end the season strong especially for the senior class. >> i wake up scared to death of failure. this is my first recruiting class. they were the first people i went and saw, i don't want to feel like i let them down, down the stretch. i feel more pressure now they are seniors. >> two games left and win them both and they are in. coming up cecily tynan with the accuweather forecast. when we continue in just a moment.
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and we want to remind you that now is the time to contribute to the 6 abc dunkin' donuts food drive, special guests are in the studio to take the calls. and the number is on your screen. 1-877-940-6222. where you can donate on our website at all of this money will go to philabundance and other area food banks to help our neighbors in need. driving to work today you know what i wondered? when is cecily going to do her winter forecast? >> tomorrow night at 11:00. >> no. >> what a coincidence. >> i'll let you know how cold it will be how much snow. i was going to give it all away. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing not snow but we do have some light showers out there. there is a weak cold front moving through and this is squeezing out some moisture and the steadiest is heading towards
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fortescue, right towards the mouth of the delaware bay and all circumstancing to the southeast and skies are clearing out and we could use the rain, a lot more rain than that. the accuweather highlights after morning clouds and light showers, sunshine returns tomorrow and temperatures again will be on the mild side. we start at 44 at 7:00. and temperatures back up into the low 6:by early in the afternoon and skies should be clear tomorrow night. weekend whiplash though. we have a tale of two seasons this weekend. saturday it's going to feel almost lightning late spring. 69 degrees and very warm, ahead of a cold front, that front will likely bring us shower oz and saturday night and then the winds of change on sunday. sunday's high only 49 degrees and we'll have wind gusts 40 to 50 miles per hour so windchills will be in the 30s for the philadelphia marathon, windchilled will be in the 20s and i posted on my facebook page
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some advise for running a marathon in the winds, because i have done that before. 56 degrees currently and 57 in cape may and allentown 50 and trenton 52 and temperatures will be generally in the 40s and 30s overnight and once this front moves through satellite 6 along with action radar showing we have a pocket of a few scattered showers and it moves through pretty quickly and becoming partly cloudy tonight and overnight low 46 in philadelphia and 39 in allentown and wilmington 42 and cape may 48 degrees. heading into tomorrow double barrel eye pressure coxing in and bringing us bright sunshine and mild temperatures like today 6 degree above average and 62 but it will feel warmer in the afternoon with the sunshine. heading into friday we get the winds really out of the southwest ahead of that cold front, 68 degrees 12 degrees above average and even warmer on saturday. before the temperatures crash on
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sunday. and that winter chill will be arriving for the second half of the weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow mostly sunny and 62 and bump it up to 68 degrees on friday. and 69 before the cold front moves through bringing us some very chilly air for the philadelphia marathon on sunday, 49 degrees and perhaps a few snowflakes in the poconos and we keep the col air with a high of 48 and bump it up to 50 on tuesday and wednesday a big travel day with rain arriving wednesday night with a high of 55 and as i mentioned tune in to our winter outlook tomorrow at 11:00. it's a very different winter than last winter. >> what does that mean? >> you'll find out tomorrow night at 11:00. world news is david muir is next on channel 6. and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rogers.
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and then please join us for a special report at 11:00 here on channel 6. "action news" troubleshooter nydia han has a story that every homeowner should see. >> tonight we investigate accusations against some home builder, the tactics use that silence unhappy homeowners. >> this definitely a problem where they are not getting a fair shake. a collaboration with abc news and stations across the country. a special "action news" troubleshooters investigation tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. for cecily tynan and ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news. inside trump tower. the controversy over members of the president-elect's family and national security clearance. mr. trump's team requesting clearance for trump's son-in-law, jared kushner. ivanka trump's husband now emerging as a top adviser. also tonight, why is the trump name coming off svreveral buildings in new york city? also tonight, the police shooting. tonight, that officer charged with manslaughter. what prosecutors are now saying. the horrific moment on the train tracks. the family inside their truck. the split-second decision that saved them. the murder at an american airport. travelers told to shelter in place. tonight, the possible motive revealed. and the victim, the father of an nfl player. and the breaking images coming in now. the massive and deadly explosion


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