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noon in the news this stray bullet goes flying into a localom window narrowly missingid special coutivery monster nor'easter. >> from downed trees to property damage there's a mess that has yet to be cleaned up. chopper 6 hd is live in bala cynwyd where a large tree is blocking bryn mawr avenue. crews are trying to remove another tree from conshohocken state road.
there are scenes like this all over the tri-state area. >> there are more than 50,000 peco customers without power three days after the storm hit. "action news" reporter, bob brooks is live in havertown with a look at the lingering impact, bob. >> reporter: well, sarah rick i was going to say what you did there is damage all over the area especially in delaware county. some of the damage right behind me. look at that, a mass issue tree caved into power lines and on to someone's toyota suv again there is damage all over. people still without power and there's a lot of work to do. [buzzing of saw]. >> reporter: work continues today there's a lot of work to do. there's trees and poles and dangling power lines. this is springfield crews this morning. >> this is one of the worst
ones double whammy, because the plowing and the winds and the trees down. 's no power at house. >> yomed -- i don there's something to do. >> reporter: there's a lot of people without power. vince is one of them havertown. his power was knocked out when the massive tree crashed on the wires and someone's suv. >> making the best of the outage and i'm hearing well -- we'll be back on hopefully by midnight. keeping my fingers crossed. he was outside warming up in the car and charging his phone and getting updat we fo darby roadnother be bestowed. >> and where this happened at the intersection of and the firs genes to make it through this. y dive >> drone 6 was in west mount airy today as crews removed a tree on top of a septa bus.
the incident left the bus stuck in place along wayne avenue at lincoln drive, it was unain't to remove when crews removed the downed branches and wires nobody was inj time for a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast just as the region recovers we're tracking the arrival of the next nor'easter. accuweather says the storm could hit us wednesday. meteorologist karen rogers is in for david murphy with the details. hi karen. >> reporter: i don't know about you, but i don't know that people are ready to deal with this once again. we can see the beginning of the area of low pressure that's bringing blizzard-like conditions north and west into the plains. that area of low pressure will transfer energy to another low that will form another nor'easter for us. here's the key points. the nor'easter arrives with light precipitation tuesday evening into wednesday. e t impact would be late wednesday morning through wednesday evening with likely wednesday evening rush being another difficult one.
we could see a plowable snow for some in the area. with wind 40 to 50 miles per hour that's significant. the last storm we had on friday we had up to 70 miles per hour wind heavy wet snow and 40 to 50 miles per hour winds could pose more problems. that's why the national weather service has already issued a winter storm watch in effect and we're looking at that in upper bucks and montgomery, and the lehigh valley and the poconos. this goein effect tue lasts late wednesday that's when we expect the impact from the storm. we'll talk about that in the seven-day forecast, coming up in a minute. first we have to talk about today, because the windchills are an issue. feels like above freezing, 34 degrees in the city. heay ahead. today is a dry day befor storm, but we're feeling the the chilly breeze. 4:00 p.m. sitting at a high of 45 partly sunny skies 8:00 p.m., 39, 10:00 p.m., 35 degrees the winds decrease
before we g we're tracking the nor'easter we'll talkutay forecast. looking? much better. >> check in 6abc.com has the updatedssance warnings for the next storm plus multiple live views from storm tracker 6 live, check in often as the next round of wintry weather approaches. in other news bill cosby back in court in montgomery county. his defense team is hoping accuser to testify in his uing retrial on sexual charges. vernon odem has more. >> reporter: disgraced showbiz legend bill cosby entering court for the alleged drugging and sexual molestation of and degree i can't constan andrea contan. she settled out of annt on the advice of a former d.a. saying her evidence was weak. the first trial ended in a
mistrial. cosby's new legal we defense of michael jackson. the d.a. is trying to get to women who claim he drugged and sexually assaulted them. stephen o'neill allowed only one to testify at the first trial. sarah, of course, bill could cosby continues to say he is notguilty in the case. the major question in theis the same one that came during pretrial hearings at the first trial the holy sexual assault scandals are cases that have flared up in the news in recent months and many people are speculating that could have a dramatic impact on the cosby trial here which is going to be a local jury chosen from montgomery county. the last jury was from western pennsylvania. so speculation is, will that have an impact in this new era of sexual awareness about
hollywood's sexual harassment mainly at women. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." thank you. in other news, now a 72-year-old woman is recovering this noon after a stray bullet came flying through a window. you can see the hole where the bullet pierced the glass overnight in southwest philadelphia. scrergts say the victim -- investigators say the victim was sleeping in her bed along brandt place. she was not struck by the bullet but injured by the shattered glass glass and taken to the hospital as a precaution. a firefighter was injured battling an overnight blaze in feasterville. the flames broke out at 2:00 a.m. on henry avenue. we're told that the floor collapsed and a firefighter fell down to the basement. officials say he was conscious as medics rushed him to the hospital. nobody was home at the time of the fire and nobs was hurt. >> police are searching for four masked men who robbed a west philadelphia mini mart at
guideo showing a suspect armed with a shotgun. the criminals stormed i and f market on the 5200 block of jefferson street. they forced employees to the back of the store before stealing cash and making their getaway. fun anything about the crime contact philadelphia police. still to come on "action news," uber is facing a new multimillion dollar lawsuit wte of pennsylvania is going after the ride sharing company. >> glitz and glamor in hollywood from the big winners to the big moments we have all the highlights from the big awards. karen rogers is back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues in a moment.
>> less than a month after a shooting at a florida high school that left 17 people dead, that state senate plans to vote on a school safety bill following a rare weekend session where legislators debated dozens of amendments to the 100 page bill. it improves language to create a abraham to arm teachers while the senate plans to vote on its version, the house has yet to take up their own version. robert mueller may be expanding his investigation beyond russia reportedly looking
into all influence pedaling from the middle east. dlmpacting jared kushner. >> reporter: the president's embattled son-in-law jared kushner should have been focusing on peace in the middle eaanyahu visits the white house. he had his top secret clearance pulled last week while facing allegations that middle east was buying influence. an associate of the uae visited the white house repeatedly meeting with kushner and steve bannon. it's controversial because the trump administration took an unexpected firm stance gains qatar in the dispute against saudi arabia. >> it is true, it's damning
and kushner has to go. >> reporter: it's leading to the scope of the investigation.ontinues to h investigation into russian influence tweeting did the obama administration start anvestigation int november so crooked h wouldirmpft commie in. aircraft is paying a visit to theourt the anchored off did danang, analysts say the move is a clear at to thatcountr expansion in the south china sea. dramatic new video showing a frantic rescue at a ski resort in california showing bystandersough the snow to save a man buried by an avalanche near lake tahoe he lost conscious, but credits the strangers around him for saving his not inj
to snow board down the mountain once he was freed from the snow. holy woods' biggest stars arethe winne wereparty. celebrating at the govern's ball well into the night. frances mcdormand took home the best actress trophy. the shape of water was named best picture. we'll take a look at the other top winne the history-making moments and theup at 12:30.
pennsylvania attorney general josh shapiro is suing uber for violating the data breach notification law. he filed the lawsuit this morning. he said the ride sharing company knew for a year that a datng million passengers worldwide does not disclose the breach until last november. 13,000 pennsylvania drivers had their names and license numbers stolen.
"healthcheck" this noon a new study hose number of children treated for opioid overdose h nation's hospitals were included in the data which focused on patients from 1 to 17. prescriptions increased from 800 to 1500. the resultsit is to keep the reach healthy diet migh enough to overcome damage done by salt. to causes yourart to work harder putting you at rick for stroke and other serious problems. delaware emergency call centers can be upgraded and receive emergency requests by texts. governor carney demonstrated the feature this calling 911 is the best and contact emergency officials. texts should be short and include location and if police or fire or ambulance stories later
today beginning at 4:00 p.m. that includes a college student who dropped out in 2016 is refusing to leave her dorm re a warning t procrastinating could put your personal information at risk. >> parents want their children to be healthy. there's a thing moms comes to track. accuweather coming up next at noon always we watch for another nor'easter, meteorologist karen rogers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
>> hello, again here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30 p.m. nor'easter fatigue another one is coming this week as people clean up and wait for the power to come back be from the last storm. we've team coverage. bill cosby is back in court in montgomery there's been fireworks in the courtroom. oscar week's nor'easter especially hard hit in delaware county. among the areas tallying up the damage him many waiting for power to return there some ext problem as well. this is video of snow coming down in minnesota. meteorologist karen rogers will be along in just a couple of