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thursday, january 5. >> we're following a developing story on "action news," a stray bullet hits a man who was standing on a front porch in philadelphia. we'll have a live report. >> the new congress deals with clashes as opposing forces fight over dismantling or preserving obama care. >> bundle up before you head out, the city of philadelphia is issuing a code blue. >> let's go over to david
murphy with weather and karen rogers has the commute. >> reporter: we have sunshine popping up over the horizon, there's clouds out to the west that will gather as the day goes on. 31 degrees in philadelphia. mid 20s in allentown and reading and lancaster. 28 in trenton, 30 in millville. 35 degrees in cape may. there's a bit of a wind blowing that's giving us windchills making it feel like the teens and 20s this morning. 21 in philadelphia. 14 in allentown. how about a windchill of 1 in the poconos at this hour. 28 degrees by 7:00 a.m. under the sun. the clouds get thicker s.a.t day goes on. 32 by noon, high of 35 today at 3:00 p.m. with a brisk wind blowing it will feel like the teens and 20s in the morning and the afternoon. back to the freezing mark by 5:00 p.m. 7:00, 30, that snow looks like it is coming in faster, as soon as 8:00 p.m. maybe 9:00 p.m.
you'll see the snow coming in from the west. it will be light overnight by tomorrow morning we'll have a coating to a couple of inches on the ground. i'll talk about that and show you the snow on future tracker 6 coming up. a very cold weekend ahead. let's hit the roads and show you what it looks like. for now we have a dry commute. it's cold out there. vine street expressway, shut down in both directions with construction it should be listed in a half-hour. looking at the big picture no major issues, we have a vehicle on the schuylkill expressway, live look approaching conshohocken we can see police are on the scene it's on the shoulder, but look for that as you head out early this morning. we did see a ton of accidents on the majors yesterday. right now we have an early morning accident here in upper providence, fire department on the scene with this accident. they are doing work on it is new jersey turnpike blocking the right lane southbound at 322
gloucester county, we see slowing in the area with one lane blocked, tam. thank you, karen. developing this morning, fire -- gunfire erupted in kensington section sending a spray bullet across a front porch. some members ducked in time, but one man was hit in the head. annie mccormick has the details. >> reporter: the 45-year-old victim was standing outside with his family, they heard gunfire they ducked, but he was hit in the head. before 9:00 p.m. in kensington, the victim was on the front porch of the home, shots rang out, his family members managed to duck, the victim was struck in the head. police do not think he was the intended target and focusing on a nearby park. now while investigating the scene, officers found 16 spent
shell casings, about 200 feet away from the porch where the victim was found. the 16 shell casings were found in hope park. >> reporter: again, that 45-year-old victim still remains in the hospital, police are looking for potential witnesses that were anywhere around the entire area including the park and that neighborhood on indiana street, because they believe there were people in the park that were shooting. they are looking at surveillance footage in the area. if you have information call police, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> new this morning, detectives are trying to determine if the man who was shot in the neck was the victim of a robbery. this happened along 1200 block of north 58th street. police found the 29-year-old victim under the tree and rushed him to the hospital. he is in critical condition. gunfire at a chester park
sent a 17-year-old boy to the hospital. police say someone opened fire at memorial park 4:45 p.m. the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the back. no arrests have been made. a verbal sparring match has broken out between two top philadelphia officials it is over this police altercation. seth williams dropped charges against the 16-year-old girl who admitted to slapping the police woman off camera in the recording before the officer retaliated. the yesterday, the head of the police union said this is not the first time, the d.a. has chosen to disregard his responsibility and look the other way when a police officer is assaulted and added a personal attack on williams and called him a moralely and ethically challenged sidelined playboy. in response, he said he will
never apologize before taking away someone's freedom and reminded mcnecessary bee he prosecuted more police officers. macy will close limiting $10,000, all four locations combined 347 associates. the shoppers we spoke to did not seemed surprised by the news. >> i'm not that upset about it to be honest. >> reporter: this one here, they don't have a a lot of in stock. the shelves are empty, the racks are empty. >> macy plans to restructure business and sales from property. >> happening today, president obama will receive the first briefing on the classified report he requested detailing
russia's role in the cyber attack. president-elect donald trump will receive his briefly tomorrow. there's a discussion about replacing or eliminating the affordable care act. >> reporter: it is the clash on capitol hill that stands to impact 20 million americans. >> we get rid of obama care. >> reporter: days after president-elect donald trump double down on his promise to take down obama care, president obama rallied democrats to defend his legacy. >> look out for the american people. >> reporter: vice president elect mike pence said they were working on a series of orders that replace it on day one. republicans voted to repeal the healthcare law 60 times, but can't agree on alternative. house speaker, paul ryan had no
answer why not. >> you will see as the weeks and months unfold what we're talking about. >> reporter: trump at odds with the intelligence community over russian hacking tweeting support of julian assange and taking shots at intelligence officials warning democrats that it could lead to take on back at you. >> even for a practice hard nosed businessman he is dumb to do this. >> reporter: president obama will receive the first briefing on the classified report of the cyber attack during the elections. unclassified report will be made public when congress is briefed. in washington, janay.
bill seppian will be political director. new jersey chris christie cut ties with seppian over the lanes closing the george washington bridge. his lawyer stayed he played no role in the ordeal. >> 4:39 a.m., newly released surveillance video shows shoppers out west running for cover as a police shooting breaks out. it wasn't an average day at a car dealership when a customer left with more than she came in with. >> reporter: extra gear on the bus stop, mainly clear, brisk and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s. if you're dressing the kids keep them bundled and we have snow
>> road crews in california are working to open interstate 80 in time for the morning rush. heavy snow caused the closure of a 50-mile stretch. tahoe ski resorts are giddy they have two feet of fresh snow with another foot in today's forecast. there's snow in provo, utah. don't throw a snowball you could get ticketed. officers say the laws have been on the book for as long as they can remember. >> interesting. >> just little known laws that get you. >> reporter: we'll have snowball
around here by the weekend? >> reporter: no, just a little bit of snow. maybe a little snowball, we'll see. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we're dry to start out. your thursday morning commute it is not comfortable, let's take a look at the great outdoors, not so great, great if you're going up to spring mountain. you can make snow easily, anybody heading to the slopes this weekend will have snow locked in place with cold air on the way. it's cold, 31 degrees in philadelphia. the winds out of the west/northwest at 13 miles per hour. the windchill mack i -- making t feel like the low 20s. you can see the clouds out to the west gathering and they will build as the day goes on. this evening, we'll get the snow. the high today, 35. it will be cold. 28 by 8:00 a.m. 30 by 10:00 a.m., freezing by noon. high of 35 at 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. we're back down to 30
and below freezing as the precipitation moves in later tonight. high temperatures, 32 in allentown. 33 in reading, 35 in philadelphia and wilmington, 34 in trenton, 36 in millville, 36 down the shore. how about the snow? well, it's coming in a little bit early on the models now, earlier than yesterday. 6:30 p.m. we're wrapping up the rush hour, we're in okay shape. so, no problems there. as soon as 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. we could see the snowflakes in philadelphia and millville and reading. by 11:00 we'll have something to show you on radar, cecily and adam will have something to do certainly. in the overnight hours it fills in, it pushes away. it's coming in earlier, the good news it's leaving early. by the time you wake up and head out on the roads, active snow will be done. we're looking for a general coating to maybe two inches from the poconos all the way down
close to the shore. could go higher than two inches at the coast, but not much more than 2 1/2 or 3. on saturday we have the second storm coming. we've been talking about how most motels have it off the coast. cold on saturday, high of 30 degrees, hoping the snow and related storm system stays far enough off the coast it doesn't bug us. that's the way it's looking for saturday right now. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, brisk and cold today, high of 35 degrees. snow raving this evening, and into very early tomorrow morning before it shut off. be careful of a slow morning commute. cold day high of 35 sun coming back. saturday, brisk and cold, high of 34 degrees, that storm probably staying off the coast, a fair amount of cloud cover spilling off the ocean, though, sunday, brisk and winds pick up. the windchills making it feel
like the teens on sunday, 29. monday, very cold, 29, less wind. tuesday afternoon we're back up to 38 and 48 on wednesday, with rain, but i think we'll take that. remember when we're not on the air you can get the latest weather information at 6abc.com/weather. channel 6abc news app a great idea to keep on your smart phone you've got this weather coming in like we have coming in tonight. >> thank you david. newly released surveillance video shows the scene of a deadly police involved shooting at a arizona walmart. police k questioning the trespass suspect when he pulled a gun and opened fire. the officer was shot twice, but returned fire killing the suspect who was mitchell oakley. officer was shot three times and still on leave recovering. happening today, a pennsylvania state trooper killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest. family friends and fell officers
attended a visitation of landon weaver yesterday. he was shot and killed during a domestic call. >> reporter: detectives say they used a rock to jam the gas pedal and crash the vehicle into the store, a day later, the police say the thieves used a pick up truck to ram the damage store front. more than a dozens vehicles were stolen near the texas arkansas border. a couple of went into a dealership to get an oil change and left with a new baby. they were at a nissan dealership on monday, she was in the bathroom when she realized she was in labor. >> i sat back down, that's when
i discovered i was having the baby, so delivered her myself. sherman said another customer who happened to be a registered nurse in the dealership staff helped her, while the 911 operator told the father how to tie off the you mean belliccal cord to tie it off with his boot lace. a start up company unveiled the first vehicle showed why people are charged up about this car when "action news" continues.
>>. >> reporter: welcome back we're looking live in atlantic city, new jersey, we're dry, it is cold out there. turn on that seat heater if you have it. let's look outside this is i-95 at cottman, southbound traffic heading toward center city. good shot of the roads, smooth traveling right now, no extra construction, either. in berks county we have a problem at coal brook drive.
we have an accident. >> reporter: rubicon avenue we have a left lane blocked, a slow go for the early morning. roosevelt boulevard extension southbound traffic light volume heading toward the schuylkill expressway. cold air moved in, no fog. new jersey turnpike, southbound at 322 we have the right lane blocked at 6:00 a.m. with the crews on the scene in gloucester county. >> now for the first look at business, companies are showing off their technology break break throughs at the consumer electronic show. this is the ff-91. the four door does an goes from zero to 60 in under 4 seconds. the battery allows a travel range up to 278 miles.
auto sales hit a record high for the 7th year in a row. awed data said $17.6 million trucks were sold last year. easy credit pushed sales higher and incentives. dow closed shy of 20,000 yesterday, futures are pointing to a slightly lower open. two private companies bought a controlling stake in rita's franchise company. the current president and ceo will keep his job, the italian ice change started in bensalem in 1984 and grown to 600 locations worldwide. >> that looks like summer. >> 4:53 a.m., new this morning a crash in northeast philadelphia knocks out power leaving people in bitter cold
organized retail theft and receiving stolen property. michigan company is reminding people that the flint water crisis is on going. 15 volunteers at the art center in suburban detroit worked to build the chant -- owe chandelier. activists in washington, d.c. are willing to risk arrest by going green. "action news" continues.
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5:00 a.m. thursday, january 5, here's what's happening. over 1,000 people were without power last night as the bitter cold came in after a vehicle crashed into a power pole. we're live with the details. officials have launched an investigation into the sudden death of an 8-year-old girl in camden county on new year's eve. it's briem -- brine time as the first snow looms over the delaware and lehigh valleys. >> david and karen are excited about brine time. >> reporter: it's coming in later this evening, for now