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to utter torn acl. took the wind out of the eagles fans sails. let's take a look at the injury when it occurred yesterday. here's where it happened. wentz running in a touchdown later in the third quarter later called back because of ahold. he got sandwiched between two defenders he came up limping. amazingly he stayed in the game and a few plays laid threw a touchdown pass to alshon jeffries. shows you just how tough this guy is. so now what? well, the eagles still 11 and two. they're still in the driver's seat for home field advantage throughout the playoffs and they still have super bowl aspirations. i asked doug pederson what his message is to the fans who have now lost hope. >> to the fans out there, you can't lose faith. i mean, this is -- this has been a resilient football team all season long and, you know, if there's ever an opportunity for me as a head football
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coach to rally the troops, you know, now might be the time. there's still a lot to play for and that's what's exciting about the rest of this season. we're still playing for that opportunity to hopefully be in that game and nick has played a ton of football and you never want it to be under these circumstances but at the same time, you know, my confidence is extremely high in nick. >> reporter: yeah, it's that time of year so bring on saint nick. let's not forget he's done this before. the last time the eagles played the playoffs in 2015 it was nick foles who led them there. he had 27 touchdowns to just two interceptions that season. as for carson wentz a rehab for a torn acl is six to nine months. the preseason begins about eight months from now for 2018. let's hope he's healed by then. it will be tight. live from the novacare complex jaime apody. >> chad pradelli has been talking to local fans.
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he's live at the linc. chad, this is a really tough development in what has been a story book season. >> reporter: brian, this injury was a dagger for many fans. you know, with carson wentz at quarterback there was a strong belief that this team could win it all. now, with nick foles at the helm that belief is certainly not extinguished but it is diminished. if the acl tear that to are through the hearts of eagles fans. number 11 is done for the season. the injury to carson wentz has fans screaming why. >> i am not a religious person but i think it's time to pray. >> it hurts a lot. especially my neighbor across the street he's a cowboys fan and he had come over to them about. >> reporter: kevin put it best. >> i felt like throwing up. this is the year i'm excited and i see that and my heart is broken. while some fans have written off the birds and the lombardi trophy others are confident nick foles can get it done. he's won before, made the pro
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bowl and now needs to guide the ship where it's been going. super bowl in minnesota. >> i think he can kind of lead us to championship. i believe that what needs to happen is we need an offensive line and we got to go back to the playbook and make sure that pocket holds up for foles. >> he's done but you know its not all about him, it's about the team and so i am a huge carson wentz fan but i'm an eagles fan and i still believe in the whole squad. >> reporter: so, still some belief. there are fans calling for the running game to get going and this defense to play strong down the stretch. i'm live in south philadelphia, chad pradelli channel6 "action news." >> thank you, chad. well, of course a lot needs to be done to repair wentz's injury. we'll hear from local experts and explain the long road ahead. find continuing coverage of carson wentz's injury. you can read more about the future of the team and see how fans are celebrating that big
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nfc east championship. >> well, after a snowy weekend the work week is off to a chilly start now as we get our first check of the accuweather forecast. >> let's head to "action news" and the meteorologist adam joseph at the big board. >> it starts chilly, just wait until midweek because an arctic blast will be coming in with low pressure just south of the great lakes. on storm tracker6 live double scan the low is south of chicago and this low is going to pass to our west in the eastern great lakes as we go through the day tomorrow and that's going to move at first a southerly north wind in. 42 degrees, yes, chilly out there in philadelphia, 20's in binghamton but if you see to the south you do see some 40's and even low 50's. that mild air will puncture to the north and then the cold will be spilling in. in fact you can see on the northwestern side of that system timmons at five right now, sudden bury 3 degrees, thunder bay at 16. these are not wind chills,
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these are air temperatures. and in fact as we look at that accuweather forecast the winds will howl. we could see gusts near 50 miles an hour late tuesday night into the day on wednesday. that ushers in that arctic air and then highs only settle in the low 30's as we get into wednesday and later on in the week and even a chance for some snow showers as well thursday and again on friday. we'll talk about this winter feel in the seven-day forecast, brian, coming up in just a little bit. >> all right its here. adam thank you. turning to developing news out of new york city today when an explosion rocked the morning commute. authorities say a 27-year-old man set off a pipe bomb at a crowded subway station but failed to inflict the mass destruction he was trying to cause. abc's elizabeth hur live near the scene this afternoon of what police are calling a terror attack and elizabeth you've got the latest today. >> reporter: that's right, brian, we're now learning four officers on routine patrol were inside the port authority bus terminal behind me when
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officials say they first saw people running for cover and what they saw next was the suspect on the ground injured with what looked like wires coming out of his clothing. disaster averted. >> if y'all don't believe in no god believe in god today. >> reporter: just before 8:00 a.m. port authority surveillance cameras capturing the explosion inside the longest terminal in the world sending commuters scrambling. >> i heard a boom. i saw smoke and i got out of there. i don't know what happened after that. >> reporter: police rushing to the scene arresting the suspect after a briefer struggle. that suspect now identified as 27-year-old. >> we made an investigation at the scene. this male was wearing an improvised low tech explosive device attached to his body. he intentionally at the time 98ed that device. >> reporter: authorities refeeling the pipe bomb had wires attached to it and held a battery pack. we are told the device did not
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detonate fully seriously wounding only the suspect. >> this was an attempted terrorist attack. thank god the perpetrator did not achieve his ultimate goals. >> reporter: abc also learning the 27-year-old suspect originally from bangladesh now living in brooklyn has been in the u.s. for seven years. the fbi is searching the suspect's brooklyn apartment where sources say the 27-year-old assembled the device following online instructions. back in manhattan, the scene now cleared with many commuters taking it all in stride. >> i was a little upset earlier but right now i'm not upset at all. things happen all over, you know, i'm not going to change my plans. >> reporter: now, we also learn that three people did get checked out for headaches and ringing in the ears but again, no serious injuries reported here other than the suspect who right now is at a new york city hospital talking to detectives allegedly admitting he did this because he was inspired by isis.
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reporting live in new york, i'm elizabeth hur for channel6 "action news." monica. >> thank you elizabeth. in light of today's attack new jersey governor's chris christie ordered additional security at today's mass transit the hub. philadelphia police also deployed extra security in center city. vernon odom will have more on the local security impact. that's coming up for you at 4:30. police believe man jumped off a center city parking garage today and landed on a moving car on the street below. chopper6 over broad and race at 10:00 this morning after the man apparently left from a high floor of this adjacent garage. you can see a white vehicle with the windshield cracked when the man landed on top of it. police believe the man was trying commit suicide. we are working to find out his condition and that of anyone inside the vehicle. >> protesters are speaking out against a controversial measure that would further restrict abortion in pennsylvania. governor tom wolf and representative mary jo daily were among those demonstrating against state senate bill three today in conshohocken.
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that bill would ban abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy. now the governor calls the bill an attack on women's personal freedoms. he vows to veto that legislation if it does eventually reach his desk. >> one person was critically injured during a collision today in cherry hill. it happened at 6:30 thorn haddon berlin road and morris drive. police say a car slammed into a jackknifed tractor-trailer. the driver of the car was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. it's unclear if the truck driver was hurt. >> time for a first check on the drive home on this monday afternoon. >> let's take it live to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. how was your weekend. >> weekend was great. the first afternoon commute of the week could be going a little better, monica and brian as we're looking in south jersey a couple of issues this afternoon already along route 55. one is a crash southbound by 553. that's on the shoulder in sewell. not a big deal there. the bigger goal is farther south. it's an overturned truck and chopper6 hd is overhead of the
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accident scene. there you see the truck right on its side. they've got the left lane blocked coming southbound on 55 here in harrison township just south of glassboro south of 322. looks like another suv involved there, also, on the left shoulder. and emergency crews and a heavy duty tow truck remain on the scene here and with just that one southbound right lane getting by, here near the busy interchange of 322, we are jam packed coming back out to the maps speeds like 7 miles per hour on the southbound side of 55. so, traveling through south jersey, think not southbound 55, maybe southbound 47, delsea drive or southbound 45, mantua pike, even the southbound turnpike. 55 is a mess this afternoon. we're getting ready for an opening at the tacony-palmyra bridge in about a half hour. start heading for the betsy ross instead. live look at the schuylkill expressway by spring garden. doesn't look too bad. just busy in both directions. a crash on the mlk drive near strawberry mansion. let's grab the ipad check your ways home with the waze
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app. boothwyn chichester avenue a roadblock catch with low speeds there. we'll check back in a half hour. >> reversing course on transgender people serving in the military. details on the new decision from the pentagon. >> plus three women who accuse president trump of sexual misconduct are speaking out again. a new investigation that they're calling for today. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> a growing wildfire is forcing residents across southern california to stay indoors. authorities issued new alerts about the unhealthy air caused by this thick ash around montecito. thousands of people remain under evacuation orders today. the blaze which is now the fifth largest in california history has already destroyed more than 750 buildings.
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now to put that destruction into perspective all the fires in california right now have burned through roughly 392 square miles. that's the equivalent of the local region stretching from phoenixville to trevose down to voorhees and back west to concordeville. >> the pentagon says it will allow transgender people to join the military despite opposition from president trump. back in july the president said transgender people will be banned from the armed forces. however, under the new policy enlistment of transgender recruits can begin anyway on january 1st. but they will be required to pass a lengthy set of physical medical and mental evaluations first. >> three women who say president trump sexually harassed or assaulted them are once again going public with their accusations. the women appeared at a joint news conference today calling for a congressional investigation into the president's alleged behavior. jessica leeds, system man that a holvey and rachel crooks all accuse donald trump of sexual
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impropriety spanning decades. >> investigated other congress members, so i think it only stands fair that he be investigated as well. >> if they were willing to investigate senator franken i think it's only fair that they do the same for trump. >> now the white house has responded calling the women's accusations "false and absurd" and in a statement a spokesperson also dismissed them as politically motivated. >> a celebrity chef is the latest public figure to face allegations of sexual misconduct. the on line site eater new york says mario batali has been accused by at least four women. batali says he takes full responsibility and is deeply sorry for any pain he has caused. in light of these allegations batali will step away from daily operations at his restaurant empire. he's also taking a leave from his abc cooking show "the chew." an abc spokesperson said "we have asked mario batali to
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step away from the chew while we receive the allegations that have just recently can um to our attention. abc takes matters like this very zero just as we were committed to a safe work environment. while we are unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with the show we will swiftly address any appendix alleged violations of our standard of conducts ." >> moore has been grappling with allegations of sexual misconduct from several women including one who said he molested her decades ago when she was just 14. the republican got a big boost over the weekend from president trump who flailed support of moore and put out a robo call in his favor. now mr. jones who is a federal prosecutor is getting outside help of his own in the form of a recorded message from president obama. now the winner of tomorrow's election will take a seat that was once held by attorney general jeff sessions. a trial over congressional district boundaries is under way now in pennsylvania. a state court is hearing a
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lawsuit from voters who say the republican drawn map is too partisan and violates the state's constitution. a separate challenge is awaiting a decision in federal court. now the outcome of this federal trial could impact the 2018 elections. >> time to see how things went on wall street today. all three indices are up. dow jones gaining 57 minutes nearly, nasdaq up 35 and the s & p 500 up eight and change this afternoon so closing at 4 o'clock green on all three indices. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist adam joseph here after a snowy weekend. >> right. >> a bitter blast is coming. >> it is but it's going to warm up at least temporarily between then and a big drop tuesday night and wednesday so we go to the weather center live on sky6 one place that loves to hear cold or or a chance of snow are our ski resorts. getting a little better i would say here on spring mountain, at least dusted with a little bit of snow that we saw over the weekend and again that sunshine melting it in
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spots. you can kind of see exactly where it is shaded a little more in the upper part of the trail there at spring mountain but give it time and it will be completely white here as we do have cold enough temperatures in that seven day to make snow as well. 36 allentown, right now 39 in trenton, 38 reading. 42 philadelphia. the same for millville and the atlantic city airport, dover 44 degrees. as we look at the temperatures as we go into the evening and overnight hours, we do drop to that low of around the mid 30's here. that would be around 11, 12 o'clock and then ahead of this system that comes in tomorrow temperatures start rising late night by the morning we're in the 40's. the temperatures drop briefly overnight and then they rise after midnight. satellite and radar, we can see clouds coming back in after a temporary break with some sunshine here. the system is still way out to the west. not a lot of precipitation. there's a couple of rain or snow showers along interstate 80 and they could clip northern areas early tomorrow morning for that rush at 8:00 a.m. where that could be a
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spitting shower or snow shower north of the lehigh tunnel up into the poconos but most of us it is a dry start. filtered sun throughout the day tomorrow mixing with some cloud cover and this is when the cold front comes through and again, not a lot of precipitation with it. there could be a scattered shower around in the afternoon and then we clear out tomorrow evening as the front blows through and in fact the winds are going to howl after that. in fact, as we look at the profile hour by hour temperature-wise a lot of clouds tomorrow, a shower around. we sit basically in the mid 40's most of the day but as we get into the evening, notice that 37 degrees at 7 o'clock. remember this. 37 is your temp at 7 o'clock. when you factor in the winds, that 37 is going to feel like 17 degrees so a 20-degree difference from where the air temperature will be tomorrow evening to how it feels. all right eight in lancaster and by the time we wake up on wednesday morning, this is how it's going the feel. a bitter five in allentown, five in reading, eight wilmington and 10 in philadelphia and those winds
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could be between 40 and 50 miles an hour here late tuesday night into wednesday. in fact, your four day at 4:00 forecast take advantage of that 47 tomorrow with a shower, wind chills in the teens all day in the afternoon on wednesday. a high of 32 degrees. there could be a round of morning snow showers thursday morning for that rush hour which could create some tricky travel especially given the ground will be cold at 36 and then more snow showers possible with another system on friday with a high of just 34 degrees. that is a winter looking four day at 4:00. let you know if we can turn things around with the seven day coming up in the next half hour. >> guys. >> thank you sir. the philadelphia eagles hosted a pajama party for students at new eagle elementary school in delaware county. eagles cheerleaders were on hand at the school in wayne to help students there their pajamas create coping boxes. they'll be distributed to families with young children who have life-threatening illnesses. very nice. >> and coming up next here at 4 o'clock heartwarming
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messages dropped in the mail. >> the special ways these south jersey children are reaching out to local troops who cannot come home for the holidays. >> and a reminder "action news" is all about interaction with you. follow us on social media for the latest headlines accuweather and breaking news. you can also of course communicate with us on facebook we're 6abc "action news." on twitter at instagram we're at 6abc. >> ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> in new jersey, part of the seventh annual season of service members of the christie administration are volunteering their time and service across the state. today education commissioner kimberly harrington and her staff delivered holiday gifts to kids at the home front ewing township campus in mercer county. home front helps homeless families become self-sufficient. legislators in pennsylvania calling for more federal assistance for puerto rico hurricane relief efforts. several of those legislators including state rep an gel cruz and emilio vasquez are
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part of the pr coalition for puerto rico assistance they've collected $100,000 a month since its creation in september. >> dozens of local troops stationed abroad for the holidays will be getting warm wishes from home. children at the kiddie academy of delran spent this morning make, greeting cards for american soldiers. many students of the preschool have a parent or family member in the military. drawing these cards of course shows the children important lessons about generosity and compassion. >> i think the earlier they know, you know, to give back, the best because it will help them to grow into like better people and i just -- i think that's the best way. >> about a hundred students dropped messages into this mailbox throughout the day today. the cards will be picked up tomorrow to be mailed overseas: very nice. >> and much more ahead in the next 30 minutes of "action news" at 4:00 today include, the reason an ad for plus size e
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tykes is being called offensive. >> this caught on camera crib moment hopefully will cheer you up a bit.
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> ♪ >> hello again. 4:30 now and "action news" continues with the surprising statement about sprinkles, which color is apparently not edible according not fda. >> looking to are for a gift
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for your favorite foodie. from the instant pot to toaster officers consumer reports putting the top kitchen gadgets to the test. their best buys coming up. >> another domestic terror attack has both people and police in philadelphia on high alert today. what officials are doing to protect this city. >> we begin with the news that no eagles fans wants to hear. carson wentz is out for the season. >> head coach doug pederson confirmed that worst news today saying the m.v.p. favorite tour his left acl yesterday. the franchise record setting quarterback was hurt late in the third quarter against the l.a. rams but fans remain hopeful after wentz walked off the field like this. an mri today revealed the severity of that injury. pederson says his team has overcome losing several key players and will try to do it again. >> you can't lose faith. i mean, this is -- this has been a resilient football team all season long and, um, you
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know, if there's -- if there's ever an opportunity for me as a head football coach to rally the troops, you know, now -- now might be the time. >> well, back up and former starter nick foles went on to rally the eagles and win last night securing the nfc east. "action news" will have much more on the loss of wentz throughout the evening on air and online at >> we turn now to the latest on the terror attack. a 27-year-old man from bangladesh originally detonated a crude explosive in a passage way in new york's port authority bus terminal today. four people including the alleged bomber were hurt. now, even though the attacker was the only one seriously injured, that explosion rattled people's nerves both in manhattan and in other big cities like philadelphia. "action news" reporter vernon odom talked to commuters and authorities here about that blast in new york. he's live at dillworth park with that part of the story. good afternoon, vernon.
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>> reporter: good afternoon, monica. alarms in every big city in the nation, philadelphia no exception. this morning's pipe bomb attack in the new york city subway fortunately took no innocent lives but this latest domestic terrorist attack had its impact here. septa police and the philadelphia police commander of homeland security are out to assure their departments are going all out to protect residents and visitors. >> we shifted a lot of our resources. we already have a a lot of resources in center city and in the transportation areas but we shifted additional mainly uniformed presence into these areas. >> i think after incidents like this we all see a spike in the number of calls from people. we want them to call all the time. we don't get tired of the tips and the tips are taken seriously. >> reporter: survey of regular mass transit riders found nothing but resolve not to be intimidated.
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>> everybody's worried but it's not going to affect my -- my day to day travel plans. i need to get to work. i need to take public transit. and i'm not scared, i'm just not. >> i think life has to go on and that means you got to take the subway when you can. you is it ill have places you need to be. i think it certainly is going to make everyone a little bit more cautious. >> reporter: at 30th street station appears amtrak is always on high alert 24/7. and from shoppers coming into town for philadelphia's holiday attractions and delights, this candor and resolve from a new jersey family. >> we took patco over here so i mean, it's not changing what we think. we're still going to take the way that we think the easiest way to get to philly. >> reporter: monica, center city is bustling during this holiday season and frankly there are no signs that's going to change. i'm vernon odom channel6 "action news" in center city. >> thank you, vernon. we are learning new details about a home invasion robbery in philadelphia's germantown section last night.
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police revealed they're now looking for two men and a woman. the victim says the female knocked on his door here in the unit block of west logan street about 11:00 p.m. when he answered, the man pulled a gun and the pair ransacked his home. the victim was then forced to drive to another location where they picked up a third man. from there, the ma and was told to withdraw money from an atm. the trio got away with the victim's belongings and car. >> time for a check on that accuweather forecast. >> all right, let's take it over and see what's going on with adam. >> we started a little chilly this week, clouds coming in here this afternoon ahead of another system that arrives here during the day tomorrow but temperature-wise, again, little cool, 36 allentown, 39 in trenton, 42 for philadelphia, the same for the atlantic city airport. and in wilmington, right now, sitting just above that 42-degree mark. as we take a look at sky6 live over the commodore barry bridge here in chester, you do see a decent amount of clear sky out there with some high clouds but again, those clouds racing in overnight tonight and some big changes to come
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in over the next 24 to 36 hours. in fact t-lunchtime tomorrow 46 philadelphia, 45 in washington but notice already 23 degrees in pittsburgh and as we get into wednesday morning, these are air temperatures, teens and 20's for everyone in new england, down to the midatlantic, even roanoke, 19 degrees and this does not factor in the winds and what the wind chill will feel like. in fact we'll chat about that part of the story and a couple of rounds of snow showers as we get towards the end of the woo he week coming up with that seven-day forecast brian in a little bit. >> see you shortly. camden county community college students travel between the blackwood and camden campuses thanks to a new partnership between the south jersey transportation authority and the county. students petitioned the college for the free shuttle. several of the students got to ride the shuttle today ahead of the official shuttle start date which is january 17. the shuttle will run monday through friday from 7:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. a new program at delmarva
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power in new castle county delaware will provide employment opportunities to local adults with autism. delmarva power has teamed up with the precisionist incorporated. it will employ people as part of the program and those employees will carry out project based work for delmarva power and atlantic city electric and pepco. >> a chester county family who has for gone their traditional christmas celebration to help veterans and others in need became victims of thieves who stole something that simply cannot be replaced. rick williams live in the news room with more on that. hi, rick. >> hi, monica, that's right, david and joy turner established a charity in honor of their son david, who died suddenly at the age of 20. so they hold holiday gift drives for veterans staying at local va centers as well as fine basic necessities for homeless vets trying to get back on their feet. the turners also had something on their property that meant a lot to them and their son but it's now gone thanks to a
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thief. we'll hear from them coming up tonight at 5:00. also tonight, this is great news for football fans that don't want to be stuck on the couch all day. the nfl's new deal with a major cell provider. smartphone users will be able to watch the games no matter who the carrier is. good news for football watchers like myself. that story and much more coming up in just a little bit on "action news" at 5 o'clock. until then continue to watch you monica. we'll see you in a little bit. >> i'll see you shortly. thank you. stunning new mural is looking great in west oak lane tonight. artist anne northrop worked her magic. officials dedicate add new artwork. experts in 15 different languages who help people overcome language and cultural barriers. >> songs like wheels on the bus or if you know you're happy you might fill in the plank here, might fly in nurseries across the country but in one eagles household there's only one song that flies. listen to what little ashley
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and nate rothenberg captured their two-year-old twins singing yesterday. >> ♪ fly eagles. let's go eagles. e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles. >> eagles. [laughter] >> that's right, that was madeline and logan proudly shouting the e-a-g-l-e-s eagles fight song from their cribs. mom says they're twins and their five-year-old big sister grew up listening to that chant in central bucks county. this was the first time they launched into it on their own. share or watch then tire toddler pep rally video by going to and remember to share your photos and videos on social media with us using 6abc action. how cute. >> my three-year-old twins responded singing the same song. >> i love it. >> still to come on "action news" today sprinkles shocker. the fda says a certain color seen on cookies and cakes this time of year is actually not edible. >> who knew until now and if you have a chef on your christmas list stay tuned. we help you decide which
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culinary gift is best with the lift of the top kitchen gadgets. >> plus accessory outrage. you won't believe what one company was trying to sell this -- with this ad.
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>> ♪ >> we are learning more about the heroic actions of a faculty member at a new mexico high school where a gunman opened fire last week. thomas henry hill was on his way to fix a circuit breaker when he says he heard gunshots. well, he got on his radio and warned the staff before getting in a classroom. once inside that classroom, the gunman walked by the door. hill says that's when he decided to go back out into the hallway. >> i just tried to keep where he's -- from where he was at so the cops when they got there it wasn't a massive search of trying to find him. >> how about that bravery. the gunman 21-year-old william often choice son shot and killed two students before
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killing himself. the fbi interviewed him in march of 2016 after he appeared to make a threat about mass shooting online. health check at 4:00 new study says kids are still being hurt and actually killed in window blinds. despite voluntary safety efforts. manufacturers have known since the 19 40's children can easily get tangled up in window blind cords and even strangled. some companies like target and ikea no longer sell blinds with cords and wal-mart will stop selling them by next year. but the 26 year study shows an average of two children are treated every day and one a month is killed by window blinds. >> what we need now is for manufacturers to simply eliminate accessible cords in their products so that children can't gain access to them. that's the solution. >> study leaders urge parents to remove blinds with pool cords or loop chains and if they cannot replace all of them right now to start with the rooms where children spend
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more time. >> we'll start with something you might think is advertising 101. when it comes to selling tights for plus size women, this is a good respectful flattering way to do so but this may not be the best choice. e commerce web site wish is under fire for using photos of standard sized models fitting their entire bodies into pairs of plus size tights they're selling. the ads immediately went viral with critics calling the pictures shockingly offensive and totally tone deaf. now others asked why the company wouldn't just use plus size models. wish which is an online retailer has not yet responded to the controversy. perhaps you saw this video in your social media feed today. a gripping and heart wrenching account of bullying that's now been seen and shared tens of millions of times and is generating a powerful response
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>> well, that is keaton jones pouring his heart out after his mother picked him up early from school recently. he was too afraid to stay and eat his lunch he said because bullies were picking on him both verbally and physically. >> make fun of my nose they call me ugly, they say i have no friends. they do it to me. it's not okay. people are different. don't need criticized about it. it's any other their fault. >> well, dozens of celebrities including jon bon jovi demi lovato justin bieber katy perry and so many moore have now sent young keaton messages of support online. the school's principal said today that he was unaware of the repeated bullying but that "the issue has been resolved
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for now." >> finally if you've eaten a holiday cookie in your life or perhaps several dozen you've definitely crunched down on one of those little silver spring kelce that decorate everything from snowflakes to gingerbread men. we have some culinary breaking news to share here today. we're not supposed to eat them. the fda says the sugary beads are only decorative and should not be considered food or candy. the reason, well, officials say the little balls are coated with a mineral additive banned in 1906. though the sprinkles aren't supposed to be ingested experts say not to panic if you've eaten the silver topped cookie recently. the fda says unless you eat an entire bottle of the decorations will pass right through your body within about one week's time. and even if you were to binge on buckets of those silver beads monica you likely wouldn't get sick. experts say the worst side effect is turning blue so you might be a smurf in time for christmas. >> that explains it. all right. thank you brian. time to get another check
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on the roads out there tonight. the roads and traffic going make us blue, matt. i looking a little blue? i've had a lot of those little beads. good, good. good afternoon once again monica. our roads are sprinkled with problems this afternoon but i think the biggest this afternoon is in south jersey its an overturned truck in the southbound lanes of route 55 just south of route 322. really busy interchange there in harrison township and it's just south of there where the truck flipped over. it's taking out the left lane so that's why we're seeing those speeds like 7 miles per hour as you come south away from deptford. a long line of really slow moving traffic. in the backlog there was a second accident in sewell. that one cleared out but still you want to avoid the southbound side of 55. use 47 delsea drive, even 45 or the new jersey turnpike, 295. so many options. just not 55 as you head home this afternoon. we're getting ready for an opening here at the tacony-palmyra bridge. actually i think they may have just wrapped up because there goes the police officer allowing traffic to now move
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across the bridge so it's going to be jammed on both sides along 73 but we're back in business as of right now at the tacony-palmyra bridge. a crash on 130 at the alcohol wood circle. it's off to the side now but busy there and we've been watching a crash on the mlk west river drive. let's look at it live if you can see through the trees there it is near the strawberry mansion bridge and montgomery drive. all the outbound traffic on some. lk is forced here onto montgomery to get to the schuylkill. bottom line stay on the kelly drive instead. a vehicle fire along stenton avenue at mermaid lane. steer clear of that too. we'll check it again brian and monica in the 5 o'clock hour. >> all right my friend. see you then. thank you. meteorologist adam joseph standing by with the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast next. >> ♪
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>> all right, meteorologist adam joseph back with us once again as we get for a week that's going to be a little up and down. >> up and then really down here as we get into tuesday night, wednesday and some snow at the end of the week as well for most of us so more winter-like air. as we take a look at the action cam right along the schuylkill river here, you can see one of those river boats just sitting there waiting for someone to come and take it for a ride along the river but as you can see a little bit of a chop there. we had a little bit of a breeze today and a decent amount of cloud cover at times this morning and again this afternoon. in fact we take a live look on sky6 in our weather center here as we say good night to the sun for this monday, as you see a little glow of red and oranges in the horizon here so there is still some breaks in the cloud cover right now but that's going to change overnight as the clouds win out. 36 right now allentown, 39 in trenton. upper 30's for lancaster, reading, 42 in philadelphia. same for millville. 44 degrees in dover. and as we look at the day planner here for our tuesday, there may be a tiny bit of sun but really those clouds
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dominating the skies. there could be a quick shower northern areas in the morning and then a quick shower in the afternoon as a cold front comes through but ahead of it it's warm. up near 47 by 2 o'clock but then as the winds pick up, the temperatures drop late in the day and in fact, by 8 o'clock tomorrow evening, already down to 33 degrees and that does not include the wind chill. satellite and radar you see the spin just to the north and west of chicago. that's low pressure. that's separating some arctic air to the north, some mild air down to the south. so as this continues to pinwheel its way across our region, those clouds will be increasing again tonight and temperatures warm a after midnight. we'll fall to about 29, 33 degrees 10, 11, 12 o'clock tonight and then those temperatures will start to inch back upward with that southwesterly wind ahead of the cold front and in fact tomorrow morning 8:00 a.m. it is cloudy for the morning rush and drive for most of us. again, there could be a rain shower lehigh valley, berks county, lancaster, maybe a snow shower north of the lehigh tunnel and then as we get into the afternoon
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tomorrow, 47 degrees with that cold front arriving here maybe a couple showers in the afternoon. then those winds start to crank up behind that system and it is bitter here on wednesday, winds 45, 50 miles an hour, a high of 32. we'll keep wind chills in the teens for the peak of the day in the afternoon with some of that sunshine and then a clipper system comes on its heels thursday morning to bring us some snow showers that could create some slick spots for the morning rush on thursday. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, mild, a shower 47 tomorrow. hanukkah begins at sundown and then it's windy cold on wednesday 32 degrees and as we take a look at a snapshot future tracker 7 o'clock thursday morning for that rush you can see those snow showers around and because the temps will be so cold every flake would stick and that could create some trouble here thursday morning. not a lot of snow but the timing is bad and then more snow showers with another system on friday, 34 degrees. weekend we go back into the
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40's, it turns milder on sunday into monday with another chance of rain or snow then a week from now, so first the bitter cold then watch for a round of snow showers where every flake would stick. >> when we come back gifts for the foodies on your list. >> ♪
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>> all right time for what's the deal today. been looking for a gift for the foodie in your life, you might be considering this year's hot ticket items which is called the instant pot. >> that's not the only kitchen gadget topping many people's wish list. consumer reports has a list. >> kitchen gadgets and appliances can make great gift but don't go shopping blindly. arm yourself with ideas from the experts at consumer reports. >> we test hundreds of kitchen appliances every year. >> first, how about a gift
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that replaces several appliances? the seven in one instant pot is a great option for somebody who loves to cook as much as someone who wants to make an easy one pot meal. its seven functions can make large badgess of yogurts. cost $99. 260-dollar toaster oven. comes with an extra rack pizza stone and delivers whether you're boiling broiling or baking. if your chef has all the basics why not give something the pros use. >> it's a process where you vacuum seal foods and cook them in a hot water bath. let's you cook food to a perfect water temperature without overcooking them. >> the jewel has an app but must be controlled with your smartphone. the $149 inova can be control by your phone or manually set
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temperature then press go. >> tested had different features but we like the results from both as long as you follow directions. >> whichever one you choose is sure to deliver tasty results. consumer reports tested pots and pans. found a $40 cuisine art performs as well as those that cost twice as much. it can be used with induction cook tops. good to know. >> yeah i just got to learn how to cook. >> that's the tricky part. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00 for monica malpass sharrie williams alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. hope you'll join me along with sharrie adam and ducis rodgers tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >> coming up next on "action news" at 5:00 he was accused of dozens of counts of felony child abuse and sat for months in prison awaiting trial. what suspect william thomas told a judge. >> we're continuing to follow carson wentz's season ending
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injury. next we'll hear from experts about what it will take for the eagles quarterback to recover and return. >> those stories coming your way next at 5:00. stick around. >> see you tonight. >> ♪ ( ♪ ) as a person who loves the finer things, this holiday season, i've asked for a luxurious new buick suv. ( ♪ )
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program with jaime apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> with this play the eagles cinderella season changed. quarterback carson wentz who has led the birds to an 11 and two record and ignited fans' hopes of a super bowl championship is now out for the season. >> it is monday night. and the big story on "action news" tonight the season ending acl tear for eagles quarterback carson wentz. the injury happened during the third quarter of last night's game against the l.a. rams. >> backup quarterback nick foles went on to lead the team to victory in the nfc championship but the loss of wentz is nothing short of devastating for the team and of course for fans. >> coach doug pederson confirmed the injury during a news conference that you saw right here on "action news" at noon. it was to wentz's left acl he told us and he will miss the last three games of the regular season and the playoffs. >> while a major blow, pederson pointed out the team
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has successfully endured other big injuries this season and says they will that continue to move forward. >> the reason we went out and got nick foles is for reasons like this and for situations like this and i'm excited for nick obviously. i hate it for carson wentz. i hate it for the career -- or the season i guess that he's been having. but at the same time it's been the next man up mentality and that's -- that's how we approach it his week. >> all right, we have team coverage for you tonight. sarah bloomquist spoke with fans about this major loss. >> first we head to john rawlins in center city. john you spoke with experts tonight about what they believe is coming next with the wentz injury and when he can come back. >> reporter: that is correct. what we should say though is that we don't know when or where or who will operate on carson wentz at this point. no doubt he and his family and others are talking to specialists as we talk here. what we did do today is touch base withhe


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