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moments after the shooting. chad. >> reporter: yeah, rick, still quite a bit of investigative work to be done in this case but authorities say all indications are the shooting was justified. this is viewer video just seconds after the fatal shooting of fugitive kenneth roblado. you can see the u.s. marshall remove his jacket he's checked out by other agents apparently looking to see if he had been shot. robledo is dead in the alley way a gun by his side. >> i heard three loud banks. >> reporter: frankie was startled by the gunfire around 10:30 a.m. >> we heard gun shots. we thought someone was knocking on our door. so when i heard that i went upstairs to check out back went saw the guy laying down shot. >> reporter: police say the violent crimes fugitive task force was watching this basement apartment on the 13th hundred block of hellerman looking to arrest robledo when he walked out with a woman. >> the male had the handgun in
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hand pointed at the officers or in that direction of them refusing their command to put the weapon down. at that .1 of the u.s. marshals discharged his weapon striking the male a couple times. >> reporter: investigators say robledo's gun had an obliterated serial number warranted for the july shooting of a man on the 400 block of west huntington. >> there's a individual sitting on the steps at that location. this male with two other individuals pull up in a vehicle. he exits the vehicle and begins firing at this individual. the name of the u.s. marshall has not been released. i'm live outside of police headquarters chad pradelli channel6 "action news." >> thank you chad. former congressman chaka fattah is headed to prison for 10 years. fattah sentence was handed down by a judge who said it was quote astonished at the long time congressman's actions ." the democrat was convicted earlier this year. prosecutors said fattah used government grants and charitable money to fund his
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personal and campaign expenses. fattah must surrender by january 25th. >> it was a somber day for new jersey state police. today the force said goodbye to a rookie trooper who was killed in the line of duty. hundreds of law enforcement officers stood attention in the rain to honor trooper frankie williams. he died last week while responding to a report of an erratic driver. a car crossed the median on route 55 in millville hitting williams' car head on. today he was remembered as reliable and enthusiastic. >> meant everything to me. no matter what he always had my back and it's just -- it's unbelievable. >> he was one of those kind of guys that his smile was just -- would just take your breath away. he was a good person. >> williams' loved ones said he always dreamed of being a state trooper and had started on the job less than a year ago.
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he was just married in september to his high school sweetheart. frankie williams was 31 years old. >> new jersey state police are trying to figure out what led up to a deadly early morning crash on the atlantic city expressway. it happened at 5:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes in pleasantville where a honda and a new jersey transit bus collided. the driver of the honda died. no one else was seriously hurt. so far police have not released a potential cause. >> on the weather front a soggy morning gave way to a cloudy and breezy afternoon and tonight we're dealing with some chilly temps but nothing compared to what's in store for us later this week. as we look live at city hall from our temple university sky6 cam tonight winter still more than a week away according to the calendar but it's going to feel like it this week. we may even see some snow. with more on that meteorologist cecily tynan live at the big board with a preview of the accuweather forecast. skiers like myself are chomping at the it. >> you're ready to go skiing?
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ski season opens up this week. they did get a touch of snow in the poconos this morning but this storm system as expected pulled in a lot of warm air so mainly rain. satellite6 along with action radar showing tough way to start a monday morning with that cold rain about a half inch in philadelphia. however, the day really improving as we head through it. by 5 o'clock you can see a lot of clouds breaking especially out to the west. you get to see a few peeks of sunshine and temperatures today on the rebound. we have three days in a row, friday, saturday, sunday with afternoon highs stuck in the 30's. today made it up to 50 degrees which is actually a few degrees above normal. compare this to last december, we didn't have one day with temperatures only in the 30's last december. it was our warmest on record. we had quite a few days of temperatures in the 60's and 70's but that is history. we've got some very cold air on the way. if you look up to the north, temperatures as low as 27 degrees below zero. the polar vortex will be making an appears by the end
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of the week. late in the week we're looking at afternoon highs only in the 20's. a lot colder than this weekend. a wind chill around 10 and then by the end of the weekend tracking a storm system that will bring us snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. all of the above. i'll break it down for you coming up in the full accuweather forecast. rick. >> cecily we'll check back in later. thank you. in other news the state of new jersey has seized $69,000 in unclaimed jackpots won by gamblers in that atlantic city. the money was that won at the trump plaza, the trump taj mahal which are both closed and the tropicana. in some cases the winners couldn't prove they were 21. in other os winners left jackpots behind. it goes into a state run program for senior citizens and disabled. >> 12 shopping days left. your best bet is to get it today. scientific data has led to another round of steals and
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deals from thousands of retailers. sarah bloomquist live with more on that. sarah. >> reporter: monica, if you thought you missed the deals on black friday or cyber monday never fear because today is green monday. retailers are offering all kinds of online deals to try to get you to spend some of your cold hard green cash. and there are some pretty good in that house deals as well. today in green monday. you know, green monday. >> no, i don't even know what green monday is. >> green monday i would think would be something sustainable. >> reporter: did you know today is green monday? >> no, i didn't. >> reporter: do you know what green monday is? >> no. why don't you templet okay andre. green monday sap made up shopping holiday based on data showing that the second monday in december is the third largest online shopping day of the entire year. that means all kinds of great deals as retailers compete for your business. >> if it's a deal then
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definitely i'm going to grab it. >> my mailbox is probably full of 75 different e-mails from stores just offering green savings. >> staying home then going online and click and your done. >> reporter: not everyone is shopping online. >> it's been very busy, very, very busy. >> reporter: very busy at this best buy in plymouth meeting. the manager says employees will price match deals you find online and maybe throw in an extra item in a bundle you didn't see in cyber space. >> there are some bundle deals out there where you can get an xbox plus a laptop which might be another gift you can give to someone else. >> reporter: or you can keep it for yourself. also consider that this is the last full week where retailers will offer free shipping. if it's guaranteed to make it by christmas. live in plymouth meeting, i'm sarah bloomquist channel6 "action news." >> all right, sarah, thank you. and with christmas just two weeks away you wouldn't want your tree to fall off
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your car. aaa midatlantic has some helpful tips for drivers to safely secure their tree like place the cut portion of the tree trunk facing the front of your vehicle. if using a blanket you're advised to tie it to the tree before tying it to your car and of course be sure to drive carefully. >> absolutely. time right now for a check of the "action news" traffic report. >> the man who is always going out on a him as far as the traffic report, matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. hey, matt. >> love it. looks like a few people didn't heed your advice about driving carefully. here on the vine street expressway all is not fine on the vine on this monday night wick rick and monica. westbound multi vehicle accident. we're hearing four or five vehicles involved here on the vine street expressway westbound by broad street you can see the right lane blocked and you can see the parking lot resulting coming west on the vine away from 95 traffic is stacked and barely moving headed out toward broad street. those delays are spilling back the whole way over to the ben franklin bridge. stay local through the city t avoid 676 especially westbound
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this evening is a mess. wrapping up an opening at the tacony palmyra bridge. that should be coming back down any minute but let's check this red zone in gloucester and camden counties. northbound side of 295 system jammed from 45 up to the black horse pike. that's where the crash there has been pushed off to the side so recovering but still very slow. speaking of that black horse pike a couple of issues down in washington township. southbound at greentree road there's a crash in the left lane. that's where the dump on the northbound side and a farther south a broken down vehicle in the left lane by ganttown road. just 4 miles per hour there. the white horse pike a better option this afternoon. we'll check it again rick and monica, in the next half hour. >> sounds. >> thanks matt. much more still ahead on "action news" at 5:00 tonight. top officials continue to weigh in on the potential impact russia had on the presidential election. coming up at 5:30 the calls for an investigation during a public battle between the president-elect and the intelligence community. >> first in health check the latest move from the supreme
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court regarding $1 billion plan to settle thousands of lawsuits against the nfl. that story and more when "action news" returns in a moment. >> ♪
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>> one plan is dead after he opened fire on two georgia
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police officers who were trying execute a search warrant. happened early this morning about 100 miles south of atlanta. a drug task force was raiding a home when a man inside sudden the started shooting. police returned fire and killed the suspect s1 of the wounded officers was that rushed into surgery. the other was treated and released from the hospital. well, today friends and family said their final goodbyes to former nfl player joe mcknight. the 28-year-old who had played with the new york jets and the kansas chiefs was shot and killed early this month in an alleged road rage incident. the other driver ronald gasser stands charged with manslaughter. police say he admitted to firing the deadly shot. mcknight was laid to rest in his home state of louisiana. >> six months ago today dozens of people were shot and killed when a gunman opened fire inside the pulse nightclub in orlando florida. mourners gathered for a moment of silence at 2:02 this morning the time gunman omar mateen opened fire in that nightclub june 12th.
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49 people died in the attack. mateen was shot and killed by police. >> ♪ >> turning to health check tonight the nfl's billion dollar concussion settlement is staying in place. the u.s. supreme court today rejected challenges to the plan clearing the way for payouts to finally begin to retired players. the settlement covers more than 20,000 players over the next 65 years. the league estimates nearly a third of former players could develop alzheimer's or moderate dementia. the players accused the league of hiding what it knew about the connection between concussions and degenerative brain disease. >> about 2 million children will be treated in emergency rooms this year for sports related concussions. many may not get the best care, though, because a new national survey by ucla health shows a vast majority of parents are following outdated advice. if a child shows symptoms for more than a week, three out of four parents say they would likely wake that child throughout the night as they're directed to do but now
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doctors say that only makes things worse. >> headaches going to be worse, their memory is going to be worse, their mood is going to be worse. all those things that we monitor for concussion will get worse if we don't let them sleep. >> survey also found 84 percent of parents would make children refrain from any physical activity but the doctor says that the injury is stable and the activity is safe, kids should exercise after the first few days. and children should stay connector to their peers. he says it's not always necessary either to keep your kids away from electronic devices. >> well, more students are graduating from high school in camden. paymon rouhanifard the city's superintendent made the announcement during today's state of schools event. last year 70 percent of students graduated from camden high schools up from 49 percent in 2012. last year's dropout rate was 12 percent down 9 percent in four years time. this change comes less than three years after the
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beginning of the camden commitment. the school district's plan to provide better opportunities for students in the city. u.s. education under secretary ted mitchell visited the philadelphia military academy to talk about the free application for federal students aid. the application will be available earlier next year in hopes of getting more students help to attend college. philadelphia school superintendent william hite was also on hand to discuss the city's role in boosting the completion. >> peco lighting up the holidays. "action news" is bringing you some of the best holiday plays. tonight the action cam was in south philadelphia for the miracle on south 13th street holiday display. ant you'll show has won several wards. if you wants to see in it person the lights will be on display from now until the new year. and take a look at this. crystal sent us this light display from burlington county. the entire house and flawn edgewater park light up every night to celebrate the holiday
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>> the dow jones hit another record high today, its 15th since election day last month. stocks closed mostly lower across-the-board ahead of a key federal reserve meeting. the dow ended up nearly 40 points, the nas dog 32, the s & p down two and a half. disney's newest female hero continued to hold her top spot at the box office. moana brought in 18 points 8 million over the week. the film produced by the parent company of 6abc. meantime office christmas party debuted in second netting 17 points $5 million over the weekend.
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fantastic beasts and where top find them slipped to third. >> well, the nominations are out for the 74th annual golden globes award and the romantic musical la-la land leads the way with seven nods including best picture, best actor and best actress in a musical or comedy. ardmore's own ben pasak scored a nomination for song city of stars. brackish also earned three nods this morning including best comedy series. tracy ellis ross and anthony anderson are up for best actor and actress in a comedy series. new jersey native meryl streep broke a hollywood record this morning. she was awarded her 30th golden globes nomination for her role in florence foster jenkins. she's now the most nominated person in the show's history. streep will also be receiving this year's cecil b. demille award. for a list of the nominees head to or the 6abc app. winners will be announced next
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month. >> if you owe a library book fine, you can actually pay it off in food for the needy. a cool charity called food for fines is under way in new castle delaware. the county will pay your book fines up to $25 to anybody who shows their library card. they also value box to collect food for the holiday food drive. that program is under way today through sunday. >> good idea. >> yeah. >> still to come on "action news" at 5:00 tonight another check of the forecast for you. >> let's take you live to the rothman ice rink near city hall philadelphia. meteorologist cecily tynan with that exclusive accuweather five day forecast when "action news" comes right back. festive. >> uh-huh. >> ♪
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>> time for accuweather now at the "action news" big board. >> meteorologist cecily tynan way check of the forecast. looks like we're really about drop that number in temperatures. >> oh boy. >> thursday is going to make the past weekend seem warm. we have a lot of very cold air on the way. tonight not that bad. live on sky6 taking a look over the commodore barry bridge. the moon 98 percent illuminated. it will be full tomorrow night kind of reflecting off the delaware river and temps today above normal for a change. 50 degrees was our high. that's 4 degrees above normal, 48 degrees currently in philadelphia, reading 42, millville 38, cape may 44 and trenton also 44 degrees.
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satellite6 along with action radar slowing the front that brought us the morning soaking has moved off to the east. now there are a couple systems i'm watching. there's weak low pressure near louisiana. that will be tracking to the south at the same time there's a front that's pushing into the great lakes. so, we'll kind of get a squeeze play between the two systems. what this means a lot of clouds moving in tomorrow, maybe few snow showers in the poconos. tonight though just some patchy clouds, seasonably chilly, 32 in philadelphia, in this case allentown, 29 in wilmington and cape may 33. future tracker showing best chance of seeing sun will be early in the morning at 8 o'clock good amount of sunshine but then as we head through the day this is when the clouds roll in and again a few snow showers expected where they want to see the snow up across the poconos and then that system moves on but then we've got an arctic blast that be moving in wednesday night. so, tomorrow definitely on the cool side. temperatures only in the 40's, not as brutal as this past week. more clouds and sunshine,
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should be dry here. future tracker showing wednesday night is when that arctic boundary starts to push in. at 7:30 the wind chill philadelphia 26, allentown 16, the poconos nine but look at what happens by thursday morning. wind chill zero in allentown, seven in philadelphia, 11 in wildwood, seven below in the poconos. that cold air sticks around on friday as well but friday won't be as windy. association the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow lots of clouds a little bit of sunshine especially early 43 degrees. wednesday mix of clouds and sunshine 42. the bottom drops out in temperatures on thursday, the high 24. wind chill in the afternoon only about 10. we cloud up a few flurries or snow showers in the afternoon, friday just as cold but not as windy, 23 and then we have a storm system on saturday that will likely start as snow. it tracks to the west. we'll get warmer air but it's a gradual process. starts high in the atmosphere lower so that snow will first change over to ice before all
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rain. the high eventually 42. i'll let you know if we clear things out on sunday in the accuweather 7-day forecast guys. what a week. >> oh, boy. >> all right. thank you cecily. quick break. more news when we come right back. stay with us. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> hello again. here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. to what length did russia go to influence the presidential election new lacking? the president-elect and lawmakers are at odds and many are calling for a full investigation. also a teenager is gunned down in philadelphia -- and philadelphia police say it was no accident. what leads detectives are working with tonight. and the eagles fall to the redskins but that's not the only loss. jaime apody has more on a season ending injury to a key player. >> now to the latest in the presidential election. donald trump's transition to the white house. there are growing calls tonight for a full-fledged probe into russia's possible hacking during the presidential election. abc's karen traverse live in washington, d.c. for us with details tonight. good evening, karen. >> reporter: good evening, monica. the cia says russia did this hacking in order to help elect donald trump but other
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officials in the u.s. intelligence community say that russia was expecting hillary clinton to win in november. so they did this to try and weaken her when she took office. but now the big question here in washington is what should the u.s. do next? growing calls for a thorough investigation into russia's hacking during the presidential campaign. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell was one. >> russians are not our friends. it defies belief that somehow republicans isn't thenity senate are reluctant to review russian tactics or ignore them. >> reporter: the white house wouldn't comments on what russia's motives may be but the president's spokesman drew a line between the kremlin's interference and president-elect donald trump. >> he didn't -- you didn't need app security clearance to figure out who benefitd from malicious russian cyber activity. >> reporter: over the weekend on twitter and fox news, trump slamming a washington post report that russia interfered in the election to give him an advantage. >> i think it's ridiculous.
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i think it's just another excuse. i don't believe it. >> reporter: trump has never believed the russian government was behind the hacking. this despite 17 known u.s. intelligence agencies concluding that the russian government directed the hacking. a spokesman for the kremlin today saying the charge quote has nothing to do with reality." this public showdown between the president-elect and the intelligence community unusual. especially in light of the statement by trump on fox news when asked about his infrequent intelligence briefings. >> i'm like a smart person. i don't have to be told the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> reporter: and today some members of the electoral college have asked the government for briefing on russia's election interference and today the clinton campaign put out a statement saying they support those efforts and those electors should have their questions addressed. reporting live from washington karen traverse channel6 "action news." rick. >> karen thank you for that report.
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turkey's police rounded up more than 200 members of a a kurdish political party as the country mourned the victims of saturday's deadly bombing attack. thousands of residents attended several public funerals in istanbul. officials now say 44 people died in the twin bombings outside of a soccer stadium in istanbul. police say the 235 people picked up are allegedly connected to a terrorist organization. french officials have detained 11 people suspected of helping the man who drove his truck into a crowd in nice france on bastille day. officials say the suspects are from eastern europe. they're suspected of a role in supplying weapons and logistical support. the july 14 attack killed 86 people. isis claimed responsibility. >> the man on trial for killing former new orleans saints player will smith told the court he did in it self-defense. the jury didn't believe him. following a week of testimony cardale hayes was found guilty of manslaughter over the weekend. it was last april when hayes
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shot and killed smith following a road rage incident in new orleans. >> at the end of the day it's not a win. losing a man and another young man going to jail, you know, that kind of tells you what situation it is. and in that sense it's a loss for everybody. >> hayes now faces up to 40 years in prison. he will be sentenced february 17th. world news tonight with david muir will have much more on the will smith road rage verdict as well as the investigation into russia's possible hacking of the u.s. presidential election. you can watch all that of following "action news" at 6:00. >> in other news police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a 17-year-old early this morning in west philadelphia. investigators say the teen was standing at the corner of 60th and market streets when he was shot several times. he was pronounced dead at the scene. police are looking for a white suv that fled that area. police say someone stabbed a woman several times early this morning in north philadelphia. happened around one:00 here on the 2800 block of north howard street.
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the woman was rushed to a nearby hospital in stable condition. authorities say the woman knew her attacker but they've yet top find that person. and police are jet yet to release the name of the driver who was killed in a crash here in west philadelphia last night. happened around 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon along the 5300 block of parkside avenue near fairmount park. police say the 28-year-old driver had a medical emergency of some sort behind the wheel which caused him to slam his suv into a wall. he was rushed to lankenau hospital but could not be saved. no one else was hurt. >> a septa employee was hurt on the job in philadelphia's feltonville section this morning. firefighters responded to the 4500 block of north third street at 10:00 a.m. investigators tell "action news" a fire started in the welding shop and a worker was that burned. that person was taken to temple's burn center for treatment. from our delaware news room now these four people are facing alleged charges for allegedly running a secret meth lab in dover. authorities say 50-year-old
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clark row row investigators say they found equipment and ingredients to make and sell meth. >> new jersey lawmakers fighting to get equal pay for women in the state. senate majority leader loretta weinberg and other senators joined to show support tour legislation that would close the gender pay a gap. they plan to introduce the bill next week. governor chris christie has vetoed several gender pay bills in the past because of concerns over penalties associated with the legislation. >> we're paying the price for an accident rick and monica. paying in the form of delays along 95 southbound side as you come south of penn's landing through this points right under the walt whitman bridge. these are the southbound lanes, the crash is now pushed
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off to the side but you can see headed down towards broad street it is a slow go. so, if you're headed down to wwe monday night raw at the wells fargo center watch out, it is going to be a slow go there on 95. vine street expressway is less slow than the last time we looked at it. westbound side in fact a delay has cleared out pretty nicely because the crash westbound at broad street is gone. eastbound those stacking up as you head toward the merge with i-95. on the big picture we're watching a crash this afternoon in kensington along frankford at lehigh. also have a broken down vehicle along city avenue southbound side at 66th street so that's definitely slowing us down there. and just a typical fare on the schuylkill with some speeds in the 40's. we've definitely seen worse in that neck of the woods. still have our issues on the black horse pike in washington township. it's a crash and then a broken down vehicle both occupying the left lane. first at greentree, then at ganttown. we're also watching a crash elsewhere in that gloucester county in woodbury along south broad street at barber avenue.
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our wreck on the northbound side of 295 approaching the black horse pike is gone. still some rigids through there and just a couple delays this afternoon on the septa regional rails. twenty three get new schedules that went into effect on many lines yesterday so if your train was not showing up when you expected it to today, that's why. check out those new time tables available online. rick and monica back to you. >> all right matt. >> thank you. >> a woman out for her morning coffee called a hero tonight. still to come how her quick eye and willingness to help others ended up saving a family's lifely. >> a heavy duty rescues in canada for big animal hoop found herself in an icy situation. >> not feeling icy today. big jump in temperature from yesterday running 10, some areas 15 degrees above yesterday but we're tracking another big cooldown, in fact arctic army. we'll let you know when that arrives in that seven-day forecast. >> thanks adam. and in sports jaime apody has eagles news tonight including a season ending injury to a key player. >> and as we head to the break
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>> police investigating an elaborate northeast france that is similar to a movie plot. a group of four people were able to steal dozens of kilograms of gold from an armored truck. the suspects forted the truck off the highway broke inside it and locked the delivery men in the truck. the thieves set one of their own cars on fire before getting away. police say the stolen gold is worth $1 million. canadian firefighters used their axes and a lot of muscle to rescue a freezing 500-pound moose from an icy river. take a look. the dramatic scene captured on video here. at first rescuers in new brunswick say the moose appeared agitated by workers cutting a path to the ice to get to her. eventually she calmed down and just watched. once the path was cleared the moose walked back to shore and eventually ran off. the entire operation took about 90 minutes. >> hm. a california woman's drive to
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starbucks actually found in a real life adventure. brittany mansfield happened to be driving past this home when she saw smoke rising behind it. >> i stopped my car in the middle of the street and i yelled is anybody back there and i didn't hear nothing so i went to the front door and i went ahead and opened it and then i told the lady your house is on fire. >> it was smoke from the back of the house are a chicken coop was that had not reached the home yet. the family had no idea they were in danger. mansfield helped evacuate the family even put children in pets in her car while firefighters battled the blaze. the house is heavily damaged but the family is okay. by the way afterwards mansfield still made it to starbucks but wow what a relief for that family. >> that's for sure. time for sports. jaime apody is here. unfortunately we have to talk about the eagles who suffered two losses yesterday. >> at lore more than two. the birds are banged up and the walking wounded will now
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to somehow get it together to finish out the last three games of the season. start with the most crucial injuries to player who is normally kind of a after that was the long snapper john dorenbos had wrist surgery after getting injured in the third quarter of yesterday's loss to the redskins. birds are auditioning new long snappers. then there's running back darren sproles who took that violent hit as he tried field a punt in the fourth. he's now in the league's concussion protocol. redskins linebacker everett said he wishes he could take the hit back. many of the eagles including jason peters and zach ertz called eight cheap shot. matt tobin suffered an mcl sprain in his knee and was hurt on that last play of the game when ryan kerrigan blew past him forecast sack causing carson wentz to fumble. peterson said he didn't know tobin was hurt or he would have got 10 him some help. regardless of who they've got left here's what the coach wants to see through the final stretch. >> i just want our guys to compete and play hard every
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week. spoiler or not i mean, you know, technically if you look at mathematically we're not out of it but i think if we just go and learn from yesterday and knowing that they can play this well, for whatever reason the psyche of it is, you know, you go out and you just -- you just enjoy playing. >> the birds fell short to the quince yesterday 27-too. you could argue they even outplayed them but once again a whole lot of missed opportunities. it's a tale of the season. >> it's tough. obviously in games like this you just think of those couple plays, those couple plays had they gone differently the outcome could be different and we've had a lot of games like that this season and it's frustrating but at the same time we just got to keep learning from it keep growing as a team. >> what a rivalry game this will be tomorrow night temple plays at at villanova. a win and they'll have gone their entire careers without a loss in the big five. temple and nova both three and
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o in the big five this year so not only is this for the big five championship but need we forget the defending national champs also haven't lost this season and they're number one in the country. needless the say the owls and josh brown have a lot of respect for their rivals on the main line. >> they're a great program well coached great players so we got to bring our a game in order to beat them. we haven't the first three years but this year we trying to do it. >> last week it was steve mason this week jake voracek the nhl's first star of the week. voracek had nine-point in four games last week back to back honors for the hottest team in hockey. flyers have won nine, yes, nine in a row. yesterday scoreless in overtime brayden schenn gave the flyers a one-nothing win over the red wings with two minutes to go in the extra period. schenn with four games including back to back game winners. the nine game winning streak fourth longest in history.
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>> ♪ >> pennsylvania had a recover start to their monday with snow sleet and freezing rain. dozens of schools in lackawanna township delayed or cancel. the weather caused hazardous conditions on the roads and multiple accidents along interstate 81. police say one driver lost control spun out hit three other vehicles. a tanks truck slid off the road. luckily the oil was hauling did not spill. >> all right. it is that time of year. let's find out about a very arctic sub arctic blast coming our way. >> we'll really see temps plummet at the end of the week way beyond what we just went through with colder air low wind chills and then another mix to begin the weekend. >> okay. >> take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan. all is quiet after some rain earlier this morning. that rain moved away pretty quickly this afternoon and even some breaks of sun
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developed during the afternoon hours. as we look at the action cam was nau trenton earlier today some of the brown stones decked out for the holiday season and they're going get a little wet as we go into part of the week up in trenton and may start way little snow and ice as well. as we look at temps right now in allentown, 39 degrees, 44 in trenton, 48 in philadelphia, millville 36 degrees as of last hour pretty big drop in temperature there interior sections of southern new jersey while we're in the lower to mid 40's for lancaster wilmington as well as dover. fronts is now off the coast with that rain and you can quickly see how those clouds escaped out to the east with the clear sky out there presently, some clouds off to the west, some high clouds down to the south as another system is going to approach here during the our tuesday afternoon. so, for tonight, just a few patchy clouds around, seasonably chilly, 26 in the suburbs, right around freezing for center city with a westerly wind seven to 14 miles per hour. high pressure is going to be
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just to our east tomorrow. low pressure down offer the carolinas and a cold front to the west. between there front and low to the south clouds will be increasing during the afternoon and even during the late morning hours pretty quickly. could be some snow showers with the front north areas near the poconos points up into new york state. this front kicks that low off the coast we don't see a storm ride up the eastern seaboard for tuesday into tuesday night. in fact by wednesday, a lot of sun, just a few clouds as we await an arctic front that comes through in the afternoon. you can see that cold air lurking north of the great lakes, some flurries developing to our north and west as a polar vortex comes in from central canada. at the present time it is just to the west of the hudson bay. this big circulation it's basically a big cold pool of air that's going to slide down to the south near quebec, position itself there on thursday and the trajectory of this kind of position does bring some really better in
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fact dangerous wind chills for our region and that's what we're going to see here early on thursday, wind chills between zero and 10 above. that is even during the afternoon on thursday. in fact, the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, a couple of days just below normal here on tuesday and wednesday. 42 to 43 degrees. then as we get into thursday, 24 degrees for a high temperature, wind chills near 10 in the afternoon, a couple of flurries around. on friday it's very cold, start with sun, we end with clouds, 23 for a high. early on friday morning wind chills could go well into the lower single digits and then as warm airport pung clears in to kick that arctic air out much like we saw the last 24 hours, we could be begin with some snow or ice early friday a-late friday night early saturday morning before ah it changes all to rain during the day on saturday way high jumping to 42 degrees. mild with leftover rain on sunday. back into the 50's before colder air comes back into the
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region on monday with a high of just 34 degrees. so, a lot of folks are saying okay the cold air comes in, we get a storm but it warms up so most of it is in the form of rain, so that's the way the trajectory of these storms are now, go to the west brings warm air in but we could have a little mix to start the weekend before that changeover. >> thank you adam. >> okay. >> as always stay with for updates 24 hours a day. from storm tracker6 live radar to detailed hourly forecasts, we've got you covered. you can use facebook and twitter to get the latest from each of our meteorologists as well. >> lionel richie and mariah carey joining together on a nationwide tour kicking on and off baltimore march 15. the tour is called all the hits and between them that's a lot. carry system second only to elvis presley for the most number one songs on billboard's hot 100 chart. enrich chi has several grammys and oscar an golden globe. how about that.
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>> sharrie williams spent the afternoon talking with philadelphia high schoolers at an events focusing on conflict resolution and developing life skills. 60 students participated in this workshop here in center city. sharrie was part of a group discussion on how teenagers can improve their lives through positive decision making. members of the philadelphia police department also volunteered their time at today's event. >> terrific. right now jim gardner and the "action news" team are standing by with these stories and more next at 6:00. chaka fattah gets prison time. what's next for the former congressman following today's sentencing. shooting suspect dead after a confrontation with u.s. marshals in philadelphia. >> police looking for the thief who stole christmas donations meant for a south jersey food bank. that and much more coming up next. for meteorologist adam joseph cecily tynan jaime apody monica malpass the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams. have a nice evening. >> good right. >> good night. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> monday night a federal judge blocks the election recount in pennsylvania and three juveniles are in custody following a police purchase institute new castle. but the big story on "action news" tonight is a day of destiny for long time former congressman chaka fattah. fattah emerged from federal court today where he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. judge harvey bartell had told the former lawmaker from behind bench that he had been startled that fattah would steal money from the government and from charities to pay his son's debts and buy a vacation home.
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"action news" reporter vernon odom is live outside the federal building tonight. vernon a-very difficult day for the former congressman. >> reporter: indeed, jim, but he certainly knew it was coming. chaka fattah once one of philadelphia's most powerful politicians is going away for a decade. there's no early parole in the federal court system. he was also ordered to pay over $600,000 in restitution. but this was far lighter than what the federal prosecutors had called for. as court ended one of fattah's lawyers told him a 10 year sentence way the "best we could expect." fattah had acknowledged his extensive wrongdoing over a seven year stretch but asked the george take into account his 37 years in elected office generating millions in funding for education programs for the disadvantaged housing for the poor and the advancement of neuroscience. he spoke briefly with


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