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is 5:00 a.m., thursday, december 8. here's what's happening. >> here the emotional plea from a delaware mother whose son was hit by a driver who sped away from the scene. police are looking at a dispute with racial overtones that spilled on to social media. >> bundle up and get ready for an arctic blast over the weekend.
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yup it's that time of the year. >> matt pellman is here and david murphy will tell us how cold it will get. >> reporter: it is cold out there, as you step outside, most neighborhoods in the 30s, a couple of spots in the 20s. 35 degrees in philadelphia. currently. down below the freezing mark in trenton and reading and lancaster. 29 degrees there. approximate 3 in wilmington, 33 in allentown. upper 20s in millville. 44 in cape may. everybody dealing with a chill. not much wind, but something to keep in mind the breezes will pick up this afternoon that will make it feel extra uncomfortable. 36 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 43 by noon. sunny breaks, eventually a mix of sun and clouds. 45 around 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 41. 7:00 p.m., 37 degrees, again the high of 45 winds picking up during the afternoon. windchills later tonight will make it feel like the 30s and eventually the 20s and the teens by tomorrow morning.
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a cold snap coming, matt, we'll have the details on that in the seven day. >> reporter: it had to arrive at some point, unfortunately to some of us. good morning, everybody, we're live along the blue route in delco. southbound come the headlights. just out of view, a single-vehicle accident shutting down the ramp to villanova to route 30. that ramp is blocked because of a single vehicle crash. the ramp from the blue route southbound to villanova closed at this hour because of an accident. overnight construction on i-95, southbound near academy has cleared out. let's see if this zone has cleared. looks like it has in both directions along the vine expressway reopened, the final crews pulling away as we watch. they are closing the southbound side of 130 at 47. there's the circle. i would use 295 instead.
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salem county downed wires are still closing the ramps at exit 1. you want to get to 40 off the noon turnpike, you can do that, but southbound construction there, as well. >> frantic search is underway for a driver who hit a 12-year-old boy in new castle county delaware and fled the scene. the boy ask on the mend after suffering from multiple broken bones. annie mccormick is live at new castle police department with the latest. it makes you angry when you think about what will happen with this child for the holidays. >> reporter: his mom said he will not be home for christmas. this was a witness who said the car stopped and took off. like you said the little boy was many surgeries ahead. this is 12-year-old brian richards a 7th grader who is active in sports. new castle county police say monday he was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he tried
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to cross the unit block of 413 in minquadale. police released a photo of a red chrysler 300, 2004, 22005. the drivers side mirror should be missing. the passenger side mirror should have yellow tinted glass and possibly the word auto dim printed on the glass. >> he has a brain bleed, two broken legs, i'm hoping someone would grow a conscience and turn themselves in how they could hit and leave a kid playing in the street. >> there's a 20,000-dollar we ward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. now reporting live outside new castle county police, annie mccormick channel 6 "action
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news." >> new on "action news," video posted on social media might have sparked a fight between two north hampton high school students. it happened at saucon high school in november. a student recorded a black stiewbt while he was -- student while he was eating and shouting racial insults. the 16-year-old faces charges while the other students was reprimanded. the district attorney said he is launching an investigation. >> when you start to intimidate or harass in video taping them and referring them in racial terms that crosses the line. >> the district attorney said the 14-year-old who posted the video may be charge with ethnic intimidation or harassment.
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a suspected crook is behind bars thanks to social media. police released pictures of the man wanted for attacking a woman in cherry hill. facebook followers identified the man. police arrested him and charged him with second degree robbery. a convicted child predator who fled montgomery county has been captured in ending land. the 33-year-old disappeared in 2006 after pleading guilty to felony charges in montgomery county. he had sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and tried to arrange a meeting with 12-year-old girl. he was on america's most wanted after he skipped town. police found an unidentified man shot in the head he was rushed to christiana hospital where doctors are trying to keep him alive.
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19-year-old is a -- si mirp price is accused of killing a 13-year-old last month. happening today, president-elect donald trump is said to visit ohio state to speak quietly with victims of november 28 campus attack. he will nominate linda mcmahon as the administrator of the small business administration. meanwhile, associate press said trump is nominating scott of the epa. he denies climate change science that points to global warming.
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>> this is the coldest stretch. >> reporter: we have not been in the 30s since last february. that may happen over the next several days. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry to start out this morning. we have clouds locked in plates overnight, overall we're checking clouds and sun today. not a lot of wind, so the camera is not bouncing early. although it's cold, the wind will pick up later today and tonight. 35 degrees in philadelphia. light wind and winter coat weather this morning. 33 in allentown. 30 in reading. 31 in millville. 44 degrees in cape may. there are the clouds early morning, a couple of breaks have been filling in over the last half-hour or so. we're seeing additional breaks to the west, we're expecting a transition to a mix of clouds and sun. that what we'll call for in the lehigh valley. the breezes which are not much
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now, but will pick up this afternoon and tonight. down the shore, clouds and sun, 49 degrees next to the water. in philadelphia, 45 this afternoon, clouds and sun, and that breeze continue to go build. later today 8 to 16 miles per hour which will be enough to make the 45 degrees feel like 40. maybe the upper 30s and the wind continue to pick up overnight. we get a low of 30 overnight, with increasing wind we'll have windchills in the upper teens and low 20s by tomorrow morning. there you will see the wind building between 25 miles per hour. big dome of high pressure over canada has a dome of cold air and it is shifting in our direction over the next 24 hours. it will moderate, but by saturday we'll have highs in the upper 30s and we'll hold there on friday, as well. three straight days you're looking at highs in the upper
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30s and feeling pretty raw. as far as future tracker with windchills, not so bad, but friday morning, you'll see them in the teens and low 20s and through the day on friday. it will be blustery. 47 is the high, blustery and cold. 38 on saturday, windchills in the 20s. 40 and sun and clouds on sunday, not as breezy. sunday night we're looking at precipitation arriving. there are a couple of different scenarios here one would be starting out in the northern and western suburbs as a wintry mix before changing over to rain. we hope that happens before the monday morning commute. monday maybe another batch of precip into tuesday. >> a popular brooklyn restaurant is pulled into a
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pizza gate conspiracy theory. a woman is unexpectedly surprised by the christmas spirit when she confronts her ex-hanging writes mass lights. >> reporter: we'll run down the work zones when "action news" continues on this thursday morning.
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look now, center city, down by the love statue in center city, again. 5:13, 35 degrees out there,
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david reminding us it will feel colder than the last few days. >> high of only 45 degrees today. matt pellman what's going on in the suburbs. >> reporter: puts me in the mood to go out to the rothman rink and do ice skating which never goes good for me. the ride is going well in most sports. let's get suburban. blue route, 476, southbound come the headlights past a broken down truck. the good news all the lanes are open. bad news, the off-ramp to the villanova is closed because of a single-vehicle accident. if that's your ramp 476 southbound to route 30 exit back to the schuylkill expressway and back to route 3 and exit to broomall for darby. elsewhere on 476, the northeast stipulation, a little bit of overnight construction left southbound off ramp to
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quakertown. on the east/west turnpike, downingtown in chester county there's work together -- going on in the right lane. new jersey turnpike, work southbound past exit 1 near the delaware memorial bridge was supposed to be wrapped at 1:00 a.m. they are still out there. 295 ramp to 40 is blocked you can get to 40 off the new jersey turnpike if you want to use that instead. mercer county there's construction going on until 6:00 in both directions, south of arena drive. right lane is blocked. brooklawn 130 southbound is shut down for construction at the circle by 47. in that case as you travel through gloucester county, 295 is way to go instead. >> the capture of a man for shooting two georgia police
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officers has increased. the 32-year-old should an americas city officer and a officer near the campus of georgia southwestern state. the pair were responding to a domestic dispute. owners of a new york pizza place have found themselves the targets of fake news. social media users has claimed roberta's has a connection to a exposure -- conspiracy that the former presidential candidate is part of a child porn ring. the holidays mean getting no nostalgia including about old
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love, a woman in western pennsylvania may have let the feelings get the best of her in the worst way. the man was putting up christmas decorations. she yelled merry christmas and made several passes in the yard, she attempted to hit the man including her adult daughter. she was drunk at the time and faces multiple felony. an unusual situation for security officials at san francisco airport. a man waiting tore his flight took off running down the terminal and jumped security dividers made his way out on the tarmac. at one point an officer opens a passenger door to his car and almost hits him. the man gives up and lace on the ground. -- lays on the ground. that's where officers were able to arrest him. it's not clear how he got on the
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tarmac. wide receiver, jordon matthews was back at practice yesterday. the 5-7 birds have four games left on the schedule. they host washington sunday afternoon a team that beat them in october. george washington stomped on the temple owls and kept them from their five game winning streak from continuing. the colonials broke the tie with 8 seconds left in the game. the final three point attempt for temple no good as time expired. temple loses, 66-63. >> it's 5:18. the trial continues today for the south carolina man accused of shooting nine black church goers in the middle of a bible study meeting. age restrictions on indoor
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construction? >> no, but better than the day. >> reporter: but we've had a lot of it this morning. let's head outside, schuylkill expressway no construction there moving well. the vine is reopened. on the right-hand side of the screen they are working on the mlk drive. it is open now, but will close at 9:00 a.m. this morning. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the unbound is closed heading toward the art museum. also tonight at 7:00 p.m., lincoln drive southbound will close in fairmont park. at that point you want to stay local on east falls through schoolhouse or midvale. >> reporter: matt we have 35 degrees by 6:00 a.m., 36 degrees by 8:00 a.m. breezes pick up for the afternoon commute.
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36 degrees by 7:00 a.m. noon, 43. the high today at 4:00 p.m., it will be 45 degrees. the breezes will get stronger and stronger by the time we get into the evening hours. the wind pick up, by 7:00 p.m. we're down to 37 degrees. a look at the airport, we have all green airport. the only chance or sign of precipitation is snow falling auto on the chicago o'hare. >> "healthcheck" a new sense of difference it would would make teens were restricted from tanning beds. it would save 3 monday million dollars in cancers -- $300 million in cancer costs. the ban for everyone would reduce melanoma cases.
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>> reporter: in the united states versus will i dylan roofn this south carolina courthouse. police are telling difficult stories on the wednesday how they found nine people killed in the house of their lord in the basement of mother emanuel ame methodist church. the u.s. attorney said parishners welcomed dylan roof to their bible study. instead of a bible to study he chose to bring a 45 caliber pistol. prosecutors say he confessed in a two hour long interview recorded by the fbi and coming up at 7:00 a.m. we'll have the latest from the courthouse with your "g.m.a." first look, abc news charleston.
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the morning buzz, look at this adorable little guy. one of the headliners at a south jersey jingle ball, sean jackson, one of his favorite
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guys was there. you're meeting him. >> reporter: i can't see. >> not only did the young jackson get to enjoy the concert, he enjoyed the one on one time with mendes himself. amy schumer went out on social media saying she is netting -- not thin enough to play barbie. the state of new jersey continues to mourn the loss of a rookie officer who was killed in a head-on collision, hear from his mother and about plans to honor him today next. ♪ think of your fellow man.
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driver who hit him is on the run out there. we're live for the hunt for the hit-and-run suspect. classmates witness the police shooting of a knife-wielding teen. only on "action news," a heartbroken mother believes for her son, a fallen new jersey trooper as the community prepares for a tribute. >> let's talk about how cold it will be when you walk outside. >> reporter: it's chilly, out there, we have a fair amount of clouds coming on. we have precipitation out in maryland and to the west. i don't know if we'll get that, if you see a sweat snowflake or sprinkle, don't are surprised. temperatures are chilly, 35 in philadelphia. 3 # 0 -- 30 in trenton. 28 in


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