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"action news," 6 deaths in a single day, philadelphia police are tracing the death toll back to a certain batch of heroin. people gather to remember the many who died in a warehouse fire in oakland while the search continues for more peopletrker s picking up what's left of the overnight rain. up near the poconos it wasolow . >> good morning, everyone, 5:30 a.m., monday, december 5. let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: that early precipitation is clearing parts of the region. you can see it's raining, but lightly in southeastern pennsylvania. up to the north its begun to change over in in allentown. be careful of the roads where the stuff has fallen earlier.
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lower elevations should be okay with wet roads. the higher elevations you'll see slushiness. the steadier rain down the shore is off the coast, it's just light rain in south jersey. to the west it's still cloudy, you see breaks in the clouds. we'll transition into a fair amount of the sunshine later in the morning and afternoon. 39 in wilmington. 38 in trenton. still holding numbers officially above the freezing mark which is good for metropolitan road surfaces, keep in mind there could areas in between these numbers with the temperatures have sunk lower and slushiness up north. 44 degrees in cape may. as we take a look at the day, 42 degrees by 7:00 a.m. there might be lingering rain there. 10:00, 44, noon, 49. see how the sun is coming back, 3:00 p.m., we'll see a high of 53 degrees before zipping down to the mid 40s by 7:00 a.m. much colder air coming in by the
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end of the week, details ahead. >> reporter: we're live in upper merion, this is an area where it is just rain. we have temperatures above the freezing mark. we have an accident blocking all lanes henderson road shoe maker road and gulf road. we have emergency workers coming to the scene. you see the police blocking henderson road. police blocking all lanes. it's wet, but just wet to cause an accident right there. it's wet on the blue route, here's the accident in upper merion. it wet along the schuylkill expressway, the curve, no problems in the city, just rain here, as well as i-95. we had an accident that cleared on lincoln drive right at city avenue. watch for that, emergency workers have left the scene. it's looking better there. we had an accident blocking all lanes of the northeast extension northbound between quakertown and the lehigh valley. this is an area where we had light snow and icy mix. we had a patch of snow moving
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through i-78. the other big accident in hammonton, ac expressway westbound past 54. three accidents were involved here, police are saying it was caused by some horses that got out of a farm in winslow township and wandering around on the atlantic city expressway. it caused three different accidents. police had to corral them on the expressway. still blocking a lane westbound in hammonton. haven't heard of that much, tam. >> a philadelphia neighborhood has been rocked by 6 deadly heroin overdoses in a single day. investigators are trying to trace the drug batch before there are more deaths. katherine scott is live outside of police headquarters with the latest on the story, good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that's right, 6 fatal heroin overdoses all in the same area on the same night. this morning philadelphia police continue to investigate. let's go to video from last evening in kensington.
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these all happened in the kensington area, some within blocks of each other. the latest case confirmed by police happened around 8:00 p.m. on the 600 block of east indiana avenue. police say a man in his 30s had a fatal heroin overdose. police say a 24-year-old man overdosed and died on north broad. two people on kensington avenue. 42-year-old man on the 3300th ls reported including a woman in her 30s who died onf amber stren in his 40s on the 2800 block of d street. police have been investigating a bad batch of that's been circulating throughout philadelphia for the past month or so. whether that is part of that batch or a different batch. we don't know. police investigating 6 heroin overdoses in the city overnight. east detectives are handling the
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case. a suspect gunman is in custody for the attempted murder of a man in berks county. a man was shot in his car while a woman and baby were in the back seat. daniel santiago turned himself in later. th condition. the woman and child were not hurt. the warehouse fire in oakland is up to 33 as crews continue to search the rubble. lauren lister is live in oakland with an update on the story, lauren? >> reporter: good morning, matt, you mentioned that stagger death toll all night long crews behind me at the warehouse have been searching for those still missing, as the d.a. launched a criminal investigation into the tragedy. forward in the round te clock search for the missing, as
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the killed in the massive warehouse fire keeps rising.survivors recr of that inferno. >> everybody saying you should have done that differently. don't you think we feel about how the people died. >> reporter: that woman was part a resident in the ghost ship. people living here, it had a permit as a warehouse. oakland's mayor promising to find out if the city's worst fire in history was preventible. >> i have a team of city employees coaj -- combing through every public record. >> reporter: the second floor collapsed. pictures before the fire show a maze of art studios. >> we were surprised to find
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that many bodies where we found them. >> reporter: a tragedy and some filled with anxiety as loved one wait for news on the missing. >> i prepare myself for the worst. >> reporter: this mother's only son at the party with fiance. his mom speaking to a friend who was with the couple. >> he said it turned so dark he couldn't see, he had to put his hands against the wall to get out. >> reporter: authorities have identified 8 of the victims most in 20s and 30s. the one was 17 years old. coroner's office telling loved ones to save dna in the grim identification of the victims. >> green party presidential candidate jill stein is spear
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heading a recount effort in pennsylvania, wisconsin and michigan. a federal judge in ruled a recount of michigan's results can begin at noon today. penn state football celebrations went from fun to riotous in state college. now police are weighing possible arrests. the officers used pepper spray to break up the around 1:00 a.m. yesterday morning. they had a win over wisconsnigh. it was a good weekend for them and good weekend for temple. >> i had the privilege of being down there with thousands of temple fans, what a great g areg back to the same stadium for a military bowl against a weaker opponent than they deserve, i've said it, okay. [laughter]. we're looking at rain still
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trying to clear the area. western suburbs are getting better. i'll take a closer look at this in a second. let's get you outside, we have cloudy skies and the ben franklin bridge not a lot of wind out there overall. probably staying only slightly breezy today. let's get you a look at philadelphia, things are beginning to dry out. the northern suburbs looking at lighter r east in the last few minutes we're seeing improvement in philadelphia. there will be more sprinkles anb things will get better. up north, there was light snowf. allentown had some of this cautd slushiness up in the lehighn hi. in south jersey, we have the
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rain moving on damp in south jersey. temperature in philadelphia, 40 degrees, in the lehigh valley, 34, slightly above thees per hour in the city. future tracker 6 shows you the precipitation continues to get out of here, by 7:00 a.m., we'll be drying out. by noon we'll see breaks in the clouds which will be good, in t. by 5:00 p.m., the the sun will be dipping down over the horizon. by 10:00 a.m., 44. ra noon. notice how the sun is come back in here. 3:00 p.m., high ofs, back in the upper 40s by 5:00 p.m. high temperatures low 50s from the i-95 corridor and south up to upper 40s in places like allentown and reading. tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies stay with u cooler high
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of 3 day and evening we'll see the rain. tomorrow morning we expect it to be dry. tomorrow at noon we expect it to be dry, but by 3:00 p.m. we'llhe west. by the evening rush hour we'll have the roads damp later at str rain coming in. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 53 clouds and rain in the morning. snowflakes trying to get out of easton, pennsylvania. sun returns with a high of 53. tomorrow, chilly, rain arriving, 47 degrees. wednesday, mostly cloudy, cool, mainly dry, high of 52. then a couple of waves of cooler air comes in. thursday, cloudy skies and chilly, a shower possible. 45 degrees. friday is the day, blustery and cold, maybe a little flurry or snow squall, especially north of philadelphia. high of just 39. saturday, sunny broken brisk, high of 38 -- sunny and brisk,
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high of 38. expect it to feel like the 20s. sunday, precipitation arriving, we can expect a little snow arriving changing to rain. a man follows a conspiracy theory involving hillary clinton anne washington, d.c. pizza place is arrested for opening fire in a shop. >> a plane out of philadelphia had to be diverted, we'll have the happy details. >> reporter: we have a vehicle in the center lane, i-95 southbound the off-ramp on columbus avenue. i don't see police on the scene. that could cause a problem. i'll take you to upper merion when "action news" comes right back.
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look, the view here of the commodor barry bridge. some mornings it's a beautiful, clear scene. not so much this this morning we dealing with rain moving out. 5:45, 43 degrees. lanes are blocked, henderson road between shoemaker road and gulph road.
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henderson road is blocked, police on the scene. looks like they are getting rid of the vehicles involved in the accident. this is an area where roads are very wet and causing accidents out there. be careful as you head out. let's look at another marshall street in norristown, causing a problem, as well, they are restricting traffic, stick to airy streeonwe have an accident on the affirm c expressway. there were three accidents in hammonton near 54. they are blocking two right lanes, two lanes blocked on the ac expressway. police say horse rs got away from a farm -- horses got away from a farm in winslow township they had to corral them on the atlantic city expressway. the sight of that caused three accidents. the waze app someone is talking about an accident university avenue. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the rain is pushing
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toward the coast. if we go farther to the north that's an area where we had light snow that caused problems. allentown it's pushed east. in quakertown it's showers and wintry mix. in easton, 611 and milford, you're getting light snow or wintry mix, be careful travel is there anything. anywhere south of quakertown you're dealing with rain at this point. you're looking for it to be icy as you head north easton and milford and fledge ton in new jersey. >> a -- fledge ton, new -- fleg ton new jersey. a fake news story caused a man to go into a pizza shop and point a gun. >> one of the hosts run up, he said did you see that guy, he didn't ask for help. he fired the gun into floor and
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nobody was hurt. the restaurant gained noter when fake news story stated hillary clinton and campaign chief child sex ring out of the restaurant. the man said he wanted to online cheafer theory. he -- conspiracy theory. army corps of engineers has blocked the dakota pipeline from going through the tribe's water source. president-elect trump said he supports the pipeline and he owns stock in the company that is buildings, but he said his stance has nothing to do with his investment. a woman in texas went to rescue a man whose car plunged into a sink whole. two cars became submerged in a
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sinkhole. the other driver's conditions is not clear. the woman and man she saved is in the hospital and said to be doing well. heavier rabies l an rescue in san antonio -- heavier rains led to an rescue in san antonio because of heavy rains. >> italy's premier said he is stepping down after suffering a devastating defeat on a procedural issue. >> reporter: you can see the bus stop, we have temperatures in the low 40s in philadelphia. 30s in the northern suburbs, light rain is trying to work out of the region. perhaps, wet snow in northern parts of the region. be careful on the roads they could be slushy. we'll have the day planner forecast next. he gets a lot of compliments.
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monday morning, we've been saying a little light snow to the north in the lehigh valley. it rained here. i-95 southbound the off-ramp to columbus avenue. the vehicle was stuck in the center lane and they pushed it off to the side. traffic is looking better, i-95 southbound the off ramp to columbus avenue. newark line 21 minute delay with train 216. everybody else is on time. >> reporter: we have light rain on radar. some this is around philadelphia, the last little batch is coming through. the last rain in south jersey is clearing the coast in cape may county and pushing away from atlantic city, as well. as karen mentioned there's been light wet snow in the lehigh valley. it's pushing toward the east. you might have slushiness on
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roads in that area. 42 degrees is the 8:00 a.m. temperature. 44 by 10:00 a.m. 49 by noon, obviously staying cool today. get a high of 53 not a lot of wind the precipitation is in the process of ending this morning. i expect the return of sunshine as we go through the day, matt. >> you can watch the precipitation move out of the region on your own by going to and taking a look at storm tracker 6 live. two major world leaders announced their resignations over the weekend. italian prime minister renzi is stepping down wanting to reduce the powers of legislature and regional government. he promised he would quit if the proposal failed, so did. prime minister of new zealand stunned his nation by resigning after 8 years in office. john key said his job has taken a toll on his family. key a former merrill lynchutived
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>> morning, 6:00 a.m., monday, december 5 we're working on several developing stories. >> including this one, 6 people died of a heroin overdose in philadelphia last night. >> breaking international news, a massive fire sweeps through a four star hotel in pakistan leaving a dozen people dead. we have the details. happening now we're tracking traffic troubles as rain and snow move throu


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