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>> good morning everyone, it is 4:30 a.m., monday, january 2. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us here's what's coming up on "action news." a delaware man injured during a nightclub attack in turkey, we're learning what happened to him as authorities search for the gunman. police respond to an undisclosed threat at city hall. president-elect says he knows about alleged hacking. >> it's raining out there,
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let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: it may be more than just rain. we have a freezing rain advisory across the entire region. temperatures in the 30s. the big concern is rural pockets in between reports station. the farther north you go the better chance of this. pockets of steady rain, but freezing rain is part of the package this morning. it has been lifted in delaware new castle county, and rural south jersey, this will expire later this morning as warmer air comes up from the south, but it stays in effect in berks county and other northern areas. be careful driving around early. 38 degrees in philadelphia. 30 in allentown. 32 in reading, again these cooler areas more of a concern for the freezing rain. 39 in wilmington. 40 in millville. and 46 in cape may. as we roll through the day, look for winds to remain light and
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conditions crumby. 35 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 41 by noon. 44 by #3:00 p.m. we expect periods of rain and drizzle all day today. 5:00 p.m., 43 and damp. another slug of rain coming in tomorrow afternoon. another big cool down, bringing in colder air, karen, we'll talk about that in the seven day. >> reporter: you can create new phrases, it's 2017. it's a cold down. all right. we have a couple of accidents early this morning, you want to watch for slick spots here. you can see the flashing lights, 309 in montgomery county as you travel northbound the off ramp to paper mill road. we have an accident, the left lane is blocked, traffic squeezing by on the ramp, the cones are out and the crews out blocking the left lane for an early-morning accident. the roads could be slippery as you head out.
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evesham township, burlington county, taunten lake road. the road is closed, because of an early accident. they think it will be closed until 8:00 a.m. stick to tuckerton road. vine street expressway, nobody is slipping or sliding, but drive extra cautiously. a nationwide manhunt is underway in turkey for the man who carried out a massacre. a delaware man is among the injured. katherine scott joins us live from the satellite center with more on him. >> reporter: that's right be the survivor from delaware is 35 years old. his brother said a bullet hit his brother's cell phone and destroyed the cell phone, but prevented the bullet from hitting a major artery and according to doctors that could have saved his life.
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35-year-old jacob roth from delaware was inside the popular nightclub in istanbul when a gunman opened fire in the early hours of 2017. roth a small business owner originally from chadds ford was visiting turkey with his friend. the nightclub was packed with 600 people celebrating the new year. at least 39 people were killed, dozens more injured, many were foreigners. >> people were closing down it was a terrible thing. >> reporter: surveillance video shows bullets flying in the streets. the gunman turned his rifle on the new year's revelers. inside you see the gunman in white with a hood. authorities believe he changed clothes inside for seven minutes. the islamic state group has claimed responsibility for the attack. police had drawn similarities of
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the suicide bomb and gun attack to israel stan bull's airport attack last june. that gunman is still at large. roth is expected to return home at some point today. live in the satellite center, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> developing overnight, police are investigating what they are calling an undisclosed threat in center city. officers were called to the 1400 block of jfk boulevard near city hall at 2:00 a.m. it is unclear at this time what is behind the threat, but at this point no injuries have been reported. a 71-year-old army veteran was killed sunday morning in a gruesome hit-and-run by a suspected drunk driver. it happened at marvin an chew avenue. the victim was in the crosswalk when the speeding car hit him dragging him several feet. the 25-year-old male driver kept
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going came to a stop two blocks down the street when he crashed into a fence not far from a playground. he was arrested and taken to the hospital with a broken leg. the neighbors described the victim as a veteran and husband and father. >> he is a fixture in the neighborhood, once you see him, you know whose, you might not knows name, but you know him. >> the driver faces numerous charges. homeowners in west philadelphia will spend the day assessing the damage where awnings came crashing down. one awning fell causing the others to come down with it. nobody was hurt and no word on what caused the collapse. turning now to the white house transition, we are 18 days until the inauguration and president-elect donald trump faces a point of contention with fellow republicans, russians hacking the election. abc describes why trump could
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have a hard time overturning president obama's sanctions. >> reporter: president-elect trump is ringing in the new year casting doubt on whether russians hacked the election. >> i know a lot about hacking and it is very hard to approve. >> reporter: instead calling into questions conclusions by 17 us intelligence that russians were hind the hack. the top democrat on the house intelligence committee said that's not true. >> it's very solid it's overwhelming if he is going to have any credibility as president he needs to stop talking this way. >> reporter: president obama retaliating over the hacking kicking 3 dozen diplomats out of the u.s. all of them leaving the country and shuttering two russian compounds used to gathering intelligence. president-elect praising putin
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for not retaliating with sanctions of his own. >> there's a question about whether there's a political retribution versus a diplomatic response. >> reporter: trump could have a hard time pushing back against the sanctions. >> we'll be pushing for more sanctions against russia for attacking the united states. >> reporter: president-elect as for what he knows about the russian hacking others don't, he said he'll find out later this week. janay norman abc news washington. january is not the usual time to take a dip in the atlantic ocean, but that did not stop people from taking a plunge. take a look at the video taken by a drone over brigantine.
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1,000 people took a dip raising $80,000 for fisher house that helps wounded soldiers. >> 4:39 a.m., a man in wisconsin attacks a police cruiser. details on the damage and why one officer was sent to the hospital. a missouri couple watch burglars break into their home, hear how they were alerted to the theft, david. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan is overtaking the region and we're seeing freezing rain in the northern suburbs and some areas farther south especially away from urban centers, i talked about all that and give you round two of rain ahead in accuweather seven day. blinds to go roller shades.
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>> an intoxicated new year's eve reveler damaged a police cruiser. a man threw himself on the car and broke the wind shield. two officers were injured arresting the man. one was taken to the hospital and later released. >> the accuweather forecast, looking out for slippery roads. >> reporter: we are starting out the new year with potential ice, storm tracker 6 live dowcial scan shows we have rain over the region. as we go in tighter notice the blue in the northern suburbs, freezing rain advisory is in effect until 8:00 a.m., even down in rural delaware, there are surface temperatures below freezing and icy patches. there's obviously a better chance of that the farther north you go, as we are showing blue on the radar, even where our reporting stations are reporting numbers closer to the freezing mark. some of this is fairly steady as it pushes up from the south and
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west. there's the additional freezing rain in allentown, hamburg anticipate berks county and reading and pottstown and quakertown and doylestown is picking up some of this. looks like all rain spotty down in south jersey and delaware, be careful driving around perhaps for icy patches. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd down the shore looking south along the delaware river, or excuse me along -- we're having a little fun here, along the atlantic ocean, you can see it's not raining all that much down the shore just yet, but it will be later on. the temperature 38 degrees, winds out of the northeast they have been coming out of the northeast overall, but fairly light. actually right now we're reporting calm winds at philadelphia international. in terms of the rain between now and up until the end of the rush hour, it looks fairly light off and on spotty stuff, every now and then a steadier cell, notice
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in allentown and reading you ever the blue showing up that means the freezing rain continues until 10:00 a.m. in the northern areas. we're probably done with it about 8:00 a.m. around philadelphia and the rest of the region. by noon, we're still wet in the southern half of the region and that rain pushes into allentown and the poconos. steady cells in the around and dinnertime we're still wet. in the evening there's drizzle around and some of you dealing with showers. temperatures staying cool, 36 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 39 by 10:00 a.m. 41 by noon, 44 is the high at 3:00 p.m. holding on through the rest of the evening and periods of rain all the way in in allentown, 40 degrees. and 40s in philadelphia and 47
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in cape may. we have steadier rain arriving in the afternoon and evening, future tracker 6 shows you that. tomorrow morning doesn't look too bad. steady rain developing to the south and west, that overtakes the region through the afternoon, it isn't drying out until later tonight. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 44 degrees, we've got rain and drizzle on and off be careful of freezing rain until 8:00 across the most of the region and 10:00 in northern areas. tuesday, afternoon drizzle, wednesday looks like the pick of the week, 52. we get a crush of colder air, 36 thursday, 34 friday, a touch of snow during the day we'll see about that. we're watching a southern storm on saturday, 33 degrees, hopefully dry and we're watching the south 34 sunday. when we're not on the air and
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you're not watching us, you can get the latest information by going to careful on the roads this morning, icy patches possible. >> happy new year. chicago police department plans to beef up their crime fighting a little in 2017. there were 800 murders in the city in 2016 making it the worst year for violence. the police department says they plan to make it a better year with more community involvement. there were 3 murders in the first 6 hours of the new year in chicago. a kansas couple watched on live video as two men broke into their home. with two kicks the first suspect entered tailors home, the couple was away at work, but got text alerts there was movement in the living room. >> terrifying.
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that's when i saw them kick in the door, i started shaking. after taking the tv and other electronics, the couple said the dog is traumatized. other homes in the neighborhoods with hit, as well. american girl celebrates the new year with a new doll that hails from philadelphia. this was the scene as girls lined up outside the store in king of prussia. she is a dancer and teaches poetry. big changes in san francisco, the 49ers made cuts following a disappointing season what this means for head coach chip kelly. find out why this birth was extra special when "action news" comes right back.
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we're looking live at the commodor barry bridge. you see lots of clouds up above. we have rain and freezing rain advisory continues through the morning. be careful as you travel through most of the region. looking live in new jersey, this
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is 42 looks to be a bit wet right here. we're seeing people traveling okay, not doing slipping and sliding, but we have a couple of early morning accidents. 295 northbound past columbus, exit 52. in evesham township, an early-morning accident taunten lake road is closed between tomlinson mill road. a crash brought down wires and it could be closed for a while through the morning commute. we expect lighter volume. we have a handful of accidents 309 northbound the off-ramp to paper mill road. you can see the police and the flashing lights there in the distance. they are blocking the ramp at this point. police on the scene, so watch for crews on 309 northbound with that accident and one more live look on the boulevard. southbound traffic moving okay, as you head toward the schuylkill expressway, matt. >> chip kelly's time is done in
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san francisco. the 49ers officially fired the coach last night after one season. it happened barely a year after the eagles fired him. kelly has lost 21 of his last 25 games. he finished 2-14 with the 49ers. you should kelly the team tied for the worst record in san francisco history. now for your first look at, be the new year brought a new tax on sodas and other sweetened beverages in philadelphia. the beverage industry has said the new tax will hurt working families and cost jobs, supporters say it will help ease the obesity epidemic. for the third week in a row, rowing -- rogue one star wars was number one. and passengers rounded out the top three $14.1 million.
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the boss ends out beyounce for the top grossing worldwide tour of 2016. bruce spring teen and the estreet band grows 12 million more dollars than beyounce, although she did take the number one spot for north america. why these people braved the cold to hit the water on skis to kick off the new year. later on "action news," mariah carey's new year's performance was memorable, but for all the wrong reasons.
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>> abington hospital in montgomery county welcomed their first baby of the new year. john joseph was born 4:44 a.m. sunday morning. 7 pounds 2 ounces. mom an baby are doing great. john's father was serving as the best man in his older brother's wedding. he left early to be there for the birth that was a good decision. what makes this extra special, mom was among her co-workers delivering her beautiful baby. she is a labor and delivery nurse at aning ton hospital. congratulations to the entire family. many made a new year's resolution to get outside and be more active. you probably didn't have water skiing in mind in january. temperatures in the 40s didn't
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bother the ski club which held it's ski freeze on the schuylkill river. the water was cold, but the cause heartwarming. the money raised will send children to camp rainbow this summer. more news you didn't see last night. the driver in a stolen suv leads police on a chase. eagles final game gives fans hope for next season. "action news" will be right back.
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>> good morning everyone,
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5:00 a.m., monday, january 2. tamala edwards is off, erin o'hern joins us. >> there's a chance of freezing rain and ice on the roads in the far western suburbs. a delaware resident is wounded in the deadly attack in turkey. a driver is caught in a high-speed chase in delaware. >> talking about rain, we have david murphy and karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: it's more than rain in spots, storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing you what's mainly dry, but the farther north you go in the region, we're pickerring -- picking up rainen -- on radar. we have a chance of patching freezing rain up until 8:00 a.m. freezing rain advisory until 8:00 a.m. in south jersey and counties closer to philadelphia actually has been lifted in philadelphia itself and new castle county delaware and delaware couy.


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