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laser focused and made several shots. >> hubie: right from the the get-go, he did great defensively and as the game moved on, good opportunities opened up for him as they were moving the ball in transition. then when they played the half court game, you can see here, he is beating the double-team. but this is a transition ball movement and when you give him that and give him time. >> dusty: right here, double-team. why? i'm in a flow right now and i'm making shots. but he led the team. look, he only had five shots at the end of the first quarter and he will came on strong after all that. and you look at it rhyme here. and he made the threes. the big shot were the threes. >> mark: and the next snap their four-game losing streak. we talked about the team meeting yesterday. they watched a lot of video and anthony's voice was intoning passionately within the walls of the video session and he added a couple highlight reels here on some of the shots today.
abc world news tonight is dcomig up tonight. and home for the nba finals. so long from new york. i'm sarah bloomquist with walter perez. high levels of carbon monoxide send four people to the hospital in north philadelphia also the latest on trade rumors involving sixers center jahlil okafor. ago news is up next. [ alarm clock beeping ]
"action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist and walter perez. sunday night, a college basketball player is in town to play drexel is shot inside south philadelphia. also a mother from mayfair whose little girl is battling cancer receives a home make over courtesy of the philadelphia flyers. but the the big story on "action news" is winnie start to the workweek, high wind warning will be in effect starting tonight. >> today was a raw, rainy day and tomorrow, we could see wind gusts, topping 50 miles an hour. meteorologist melissa magee has her first check of the
accu weather forecast. >> walter and sarah we have big changes for start of the workweek. as we closed out our weekend it was damp, dreary cross delaware, lehigh valleys. rainfall totals to take this is poconos we pick up close to a half inch, .31 inches in millville, at atlantic city, wilmington, allentown had rainfall reports close to a quarter this much and that is what we pick autopsy cross majority of the area. so, we're concern to the north and west tonight, winter weather advisory stays up until 7:00 p.m., so for about another hour for upper bucks, northampton, lehigh, berks and the poconos, there could be a glaze of ice because of all of the mixed precipitation we have seen in our northern suburbs. and as a result of that area of low pressure that moved through earlier today. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar 3-d we have an area of low pressure off the coast of virginia. later on tonight this area of low pressure will move just off shore of you this england and wind the back side are really going to ramp up out of the northwesterly direction. that is why we have that high
wind warning, posted for south jersey and delaware but a wind advisory for philadelphia, trenton, areas to the thort and west. it goes up at midnight right through 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening. wind gusting to 50 miles per hour. so wind right through tomorrow evening, and tree limbs, and power lines, big concern, and isolated power outages and wind chills whipping wind in the 20's and 30es a. we will look closer with the the full and exclusive accu weather forecast, walter. >> rough day tomorrow, thanks, melissa. find seven day forecast and live look at storm tracker six double scan radar right there on the web site just go to six abc.com/weather. four people were hospitalized this afternoon after what is being described as a possible, gas leak. the call came in around 2:30 on west williams street in north philadelphia. "action news" reporter christie ileto is there now live and joins us with the details, christie. >> reporter: sarah, carbon monoxide is odorless but melvin jones said he knew
something was not right because he felt light headed having headaches all weekend long and it wasn't until he called the gas department that he realized that this was serious. >> i kept waking up saying my head is hurting, every 20 minutes, every half an hour, i'm dizzy, light headed, i said something is wrong. something is wrong in this house. >> reporter: after feeling ill , the night before, melvin jones decided to call the gas company before he and his wife headed to the hospital. >> he came in with the the device and said it the is carbon monday objecting side everybody leave the house. we knew it was somewhere. >> reporter: jones tried to knock on his neighbor's door to leather her as well but no one came to the door. once at temple university hospital officials notified the fire department, other homes, could be at risk, other possible carbon monoxide reek on the 1200 block of williams street. >> we were not able to get an answer at the door so we made forcible entry where we pulled a few more occupants out. >> they had to take them out of the house and resuscitate her and another young lady.
>> they were doing cpr. i said oh, high god is she dead. >> reporter: pgw, r and i and police detectives came to the block draped in yellow crime tape. fire department says it is possible natalie two homes in the center of the incident had higher then normal level of co but assures other residents on the block it is safe to stay at their homes. >> do you feel like if you had not gone to the hospital you wouldn't have been able to save your neighbor's life. >> yes, definitely. had we not gone in there, she probably would have expired, because she was already, unresponsive. >> reporter: now fire crew did his go door to door, checking the levels of co in teach of these homes. the residents have been allowed back inside their homes tonight, again, the cause remains under investigation. two other residents that were on this block remain at temple university hospital. reporting live there north philadelphia, christie ileto for channel six "action news". >> okay, thanks for that report. three people were injured during an early morning crash, police say, drunk driver, was responsible.
it happened at 3:00 a.m. than broad street in hunting park. investigators say driver of the car was seeding when he slammed into two park vehicles the driver of the speeding car was taken to temple hospital in critical condition, and assuming he recovers, that driver will face dui charges. meanwhile there were two other people inside that vehicle they remain hospitalized in stable condition. police are still piecing together a collision in south philadelphia yesterday afternoon, that left a local music teach are dead. the crash involved five vehicles, and investigators say the driver who caused it all was drunk. the "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live now with reaction from the scene, jeanette. >> reporter: sarah, neighbors were stunned when they heard what sounded like multiple crashes, they came outside to find a second drunk driver and he had just swiped several parked cars, and it took them nearly 20 minutes before they realized, a local music teacher was one of them. it was just past 3:00 in the afternoon when a loud bang
startled neighbors on the 1800 block of south 13th street. this witness who did not the want to be identified said that a man, who appeared to be intoxicated stumbled out of his car. the man was traveling northbound and driven into four cars side swiping them. the neighbors were assessing the damage and just as the suspect slipped away they made a shocking discovery. >> minute after he walk off, the scene, and kind of shut us ually they realized that there was a woman in the car. >> reporter: woman was 66 years old ape yet to be identified by police. neighbors tell us she was a music teacher taking a quick break in between lessons. today victim's husband came to the scene to have his wife, towed, and he appeared to be still in shock over sudden tragedy. >> her husband came by, to take care of the car, and, you know, it was very hard. he watched the car being towed away and walked around a little while afterward.
>> reporter: the suspected drunk driver was arrested just a few blocks away. investigation into the crash is still ongoing. one thing police are going to look into is whether or not the impact of the air bag, and ended up killing would the man reporting live from south philadelphia, jeanette reyes for channel six "action news". >> thank you. new information tonight about a shooting in south philadelphia, earlier this morning. the it turned out natalie victim is john davis, a senior basketball player at towson university, in town to play drexel and then attended a family function. davis was shot in the knee just after midnight along 900 block of south fourth street. so far no arrests have been made. police in philadelphia are investigating another double shooting in the strawberry mansion section. the investigators say this one happened near 25th street and cecil b. moore avenue, a three three-year old hand was shot in the face and remains in critical condition. a second victim, a 31 year-old man, was shot in the left shoulder. he is in stable condition at temple hospital. no arrestness this case either
a mother from mayfair received an amazing gift, today, courtesy of the philadelphia flyers. her nine month-old baby girl is battling cancer, so the flyers wife's teamed up, with another foundation to give them a beautiful place to call home. "action news" reporter bob brooks, has this story. >> it is just amazing, like, the workhat is put into this , it is even if meanal. >> reporter: she could not hold tears back any longer. these are tears of joy, michelle and her nine month-old daughter syriaana walked into her newly remodeled home in may in mayfair for the first time. >> i told myself you have to be ready to go because hard times only last for a short time but happiness is forever and thinks our happiness. >> reporter: she's south well spoken and only a teen, hard to believe but someone in her shoes need a sharp character and smart mind. her baby is battling cancer. little syriaana is receiving chemotherapy treatments now and you can only imagine the fight they have now. she and her family have a
beautiful place to rest their heads. >> it is spectacular. i just, feel so special. >> reporter: new home and an amazing day was made possible by three groups: flyers charities, flyers wife's, and michael's way foundation. >> syriaana is a beautiful nine month-old baby and the family spirit and the hope that they have, and just their generosity that they are happy >> just trying to show her that good things do happen too and she has a positive outlook everybody has been supporting them. the it is a wonderful family. >> reporter: chris mcelway finded michael's way and owns the construction company that did the work. the just like syriaana brother , fighting brother loss to the disease. that is why families and necessary how hard journey can be and seeing these tears of eye today, you know, he knows how much this means. >> it is just such a tough time right now, and it just gives them a big lift so they can focus on getting a
daughter well and have this beautiful home now that they can live in. it is an amazing screens. >> reporter: what an amazing moment what a incredible thing that has happened here and now , it time to celebrate the accomplishment of the family to even eye their brand new home. for now reporting from mayfair , bob brooks, channel six, "action news". sad news to pass along one of the most smooth voices in jazz is silent tonight, grammy award winzinger al jarreau died today. >> ♪ >> jarreau's death came just days after he announced his retirement due to exhaustion. won seven grammys and is one of the few to win in three categories, jazz, pop and r and b. the his biggest hit was we're in this love together, but tv fans may remember him for the theme to the abc show moon light. al jarreau was 76. is there much more to come tonight on "action news", more than 100 talented young musicians took to the stage at the kimmel center. we will listen into a little
built of their amazing performance. also volunteers who bring christmas to countless of youngsters during the holiday season and today they were honored information their generosity. latest on trade rumors involving sixers center jahlil okafor, jeff skversky has sports when "action news" comes right back.
♪ >> "action news" was on hand for this concert at kimmel center put on by the philadelphia youth orchestra. it is quite challenging pieces these are exceptional musicians and they are always, 14 to 21 years old. many members play for the philadelphia orchestra. well, some not so secret santa received big thank you today. glenside chapter of the to toys for tots honored its volunteers, in bucks and montgomery counties. they collect and distributed toys for needy children in more than 50 communities.
and there is good work for not just at the holidays but they help those in need all year round. delaware national guard has a new commander tonight. "action news" was there in new castle for promotion of the bringing dean general carroll timons. she takes over for major general frank who served as a general for 18 years. timons has 40 years of service as a helicopter and cargo plane pilot including numerous combat missions. she's also delaware's first female two star general. and railroad fans hey track in bucks county for new hope solebury train hoe. to more than 100 vendors selling equipment and memorabilia for every gauge of model train. there were experts there to help answer questions, and it was a day dedicated to the glory days of the railroad industry.
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well, want to send out a special congratulations to the saint hubert catholic high school girls varsity cheer leading team. today they won their division at national high school cheer leading championships, the competition took place at disney world in orlando, florida. congratulations, ladies. >> really, congratulations. >> philadelphia proud. time for a check of sports jeff skversky is here, like the old saying go will he stay or go. >> sixers are trying to make sure he does go. sixers are trying to get rid of the gentlemanly legal okafor. has he laid his final game with the sixers? okafor did not, travel with the team, today, to charlotte where they will play tomorrow. the sixers are trying to complete a trade for okafor before next thursday's deadline. sixers be clearing out okafor 's locker. trade talks for big man heating up sixers benched okafor last night to avoid potential injuries. and not expected to play their final two games, before the trade deadline, either. if and when a deal for okafor go down, it will be hard for sixers coach brett brown
to move on from their third overall pick. >> i have an affection for jahlil okafor, i have a far greater respect for him, then i had at the start of the year and it was high. just see a human being that handles it with all class. >> speaking of not playing joel embiid will likely miss next two games if the not more because of that lingering bone bruce, and slight tear, in his left knee. more on the the sixers, big problem, for big men, tonight on "action news" sports sunday , coming up at 11:45 tonight, and do not go to bed early tonight. season end today flyers would not be in the playoffs, they would be the first team in nhl history to miss playoff despite having a 10 game winning streak, in the same season. but there is still, two months ing ago and the flyers, they are looking to turn it up overtime walk off win, scoring has been a issue.
only eight teams have fewer goals. dave hakstol switched up all four lines and it work against san jose. now they get set for three game canadian road trip in calgary against johnny hockey. >> we know, down the stretch, we have to be tight and play great. goals have not been coming for us but if we hang in train keep laying the way we have been playing and just getting pucks and in the areas and commit ourselves, to you know, getting goals we should be tine. >> greasy goals, interesting. college hoops after losing six of their first seven conference game temple is starting to get on the run. defeating memphis last month. fran dunphy and temple taking on memphis again today, temple finishing a half on a 18 to zero run. how about quenton rose, rising to the occasion, part of the 28-two run that goes into the second half where rose, makes memphis pagan. rose with the team high 18. temple beats memphis again 74- 62, shrinking the season
series. palestra penn comes out running against cornell, sam jones with the steel, other ways, jones the continuish. they start on the 25 run, the big story, ryan bentley scores a career high, 22, penn 82-63, they have won two in a row for the first time in the new year shore bad news for st. joes today, they have now lost their top two scorers le mack kimball is now out foresees on after breaking his left foot. it is same fracture as ben simmons this comes a month after losing newkirk, the hawks have lost eight of their last 10 games. finally hey be giving up is not such a bad thing at least in this case. north dakota state basketball game, one of their layers, tried to save the ball, but, watch this. oops. >> my goodness. >> yeah. >> ty, ended up somehow, some way in the other teams basket. three pointer. >> you got to be kidding. >> it did not cost north day
coat state the game. >> what a bummer. >> carson wentz, his school by the way, so i'm sure he is thankful his basketball team did not the lose that game. >> thanks, jeff. up next on "action news" we have windy weather heading our way. meteorologist melissa magee has exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back
well, melissa is here with the check of the accu weather forecast after a really not very nice sunday. >> yeah, wet, dreary across the area rain is moving out, guys but wind will be picking up on the pack side. hold on to your hats for the start of the workweek. here's is whatting on with storm tracker six live double
scan radar. it is dry right now. there might be drizzle will as win shifts, and turn northwesterly as we go throughout tonight but we have pick up a quarter inch of precipitation across the delaware valley. we will show you, picture outside, in sky six live hd look at commodore barry bridge on this sunday evening. we still have fair amount of cloud cover overhead but cloud will clear out later tonight as the wind, start to lift but that wind advisory and high wind warning posted across the area. high today in philadelphia despite moisture we were above average today, 45 degrees was our high, normal for us this time of the year is 43. the it is 38, chilly in the city, right now, 30 in the poconos, 34 for reading and allentown. down in lancaster at 36. forty in wilmington. at the coast in cape may 46 degrees and 41 degrees in lakehurst. here's satellite six with action radar you can see we have a precipitation starting to depart to our north and east so area of low pressure still off the coast of virginia but as we go
throughout the overnight hours , area of low pressure moves up over new england and wind on the back side become more northwesterly and wind will be picking up. so over next 12 hours partly cloudy, turning windy, dropping down to 29 in the suburbs for the overnight low and 35 degrees in philadelphia with that west northwesterly wind at 20 to 30 miles an hour and some higher gusts overnight. so, monday here's the setup lots of cloud and sunshine overhead with this area of low pressure, starting to pull away. high temperature tomorrow, it is 43 degrees. it will be very windy. wind gusting from 40 to 50 miles an hour, across the region. then that area of low pressure throughout the day on tuesday, moves a little will further to the east and high pressure over the ohio valley, wants to work its way east ward. so by tuesday still plenty of sunshine and not as windy by then with a high temperature coming in at 45 degrees. but we will check out wind gust as cross the region, by midnight tonight, look the at the wind, starting to pick up, 34 miles an hour, gust there is in philadelphia, 36 in
atlantic city. 25 miles an hour gustness reading, but by 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, gusting as high as 50 miles per hour, and lancaster, 34 miles an hour gust there is in philadelphia, reports of gusts as high as 41 n in south jersey and the wind advisory and high wind warnings expire by 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening and then by that time the wind will start to ease up and slack up just a little bit gusting from 12 to about 25 miles an hour across the region. here's the exclusive seven day forecast, it is a windy, blustery day tomorrow. high temperature 43. wind chills with those wind in the 20's and 30's. on tuesday, sunny, less wind for valentines day. high of 45 degrees. on tuesday, mostly cloudy, in at 47. we will retracting a storm, off the coast, on thursday and it looks like bulk of that moisture stays off shore but of course that could always change. friday 44. we are mild next week even, guys. >> for sure. >> we're in the 60es a. >> thanks, melissa. they were making gifts
from the heart in west conshohocken, dads, daughters, grand daughters gathered at cradles for crayons to store and package items to help children in need. youngsters, used crayons, markers to made cards to go with the care packages. many boxes included scarves, hats, gloves to keep children warm this winter. abc's world news sunday is next here on channel six. >> don't miss "action news" at 10 on phl17 tonight and then we're right back here again on six abc at 11:00 o'clock. >> now for melissa magee, jeff skversky, sarah bloomquist and entire "action news" team i'm walter perez. we will see you right back here at 11:00 o'clock. >> ♪