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it is all messed up. if it is this cold i expect it to snow. if it is 20 degrees it is pretty bad. >> how things change, temperatures and arctic blast is here, what this bone chilling weather will mean for our weekend. also developing story this morning a mother is murdered her son, accused of killing her, the chilling words that the man shared with a stranger just before being taken into custody. how could you, like leave a baby, i just don't think people like that have a conscious. >> a mother is desperate to find driver who hit that child, took her son and took off. large reward police are hoping will bring justice. plus major retailers accused of making you think you are getting a better deal then what you're. what you need to know before
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you head out to shop and check off on your holiday list this morning. oh, baby, it is cold outside. >> yes. >> sing it. >> it is too cold to sing. >> it is cold outside. >> good to have you with us i'm thomas drayton. i'm karen hepp. it is friday, we are so excited, they made a new addition of that song to make it more p safe. >> i didn't know that. >> people were like what? >> we will have bob sing more in a little bit. warm up those vocal cords. >> the first line, one of the first line is i really can't stay but you we have to stay. we will stay and tell but how cold it actually is. we are going down to a six today. we have no precipitation in the forecast, it is all about the temperatures but you with that cold era cross great lakes we are seeing lake effect snow near lake erie and ontario maybe a flurry could reach poconos but, generally we just have to worry about bundling up. our 31-degree temperature feels like 20, that is the wind chill right now and that
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is in the city. sunrise convenience team 711 these wind speeds 20 miles an hour, 16, 12 miles an hour, these are wind chills this morning. in mount pocono it feels like eight, 21 in dover, feels like 17 in wilmington, 23 in wildwood. do you get message about how much more you have to bundle up today? we have been warning but this all week, bob kelly, high of 40 but it will feel chillier today. >> wow, man open up that trent door and that will put a skip in your step. 4:02. do you think it is cold? imagine working out in the cold. penndot crews had their long johns on working on the vine street expressway still closed between broad street and schuylkill expressway until 5:00 o'clock. otherwise looking good up and over the benny. in problems or accidents on the the major roadways, so that is good news. we have a closure also of the lincoln drive, this morning, a block between wissohickon, down to the kelly drive, until 5:00 o'clock this morning. detourness place there. they will work on that martin
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luther king drive throughout the day and then they will take a break for evening rush, come bob again over weekend. kelly drive and schuylkill will be your best alternate. someone coming from the suburbs, not bad, 422, no problems south on i-95. market frankford and broad street the subway is using shuttle buses until 5:00. karen and thomas back to you. 4:00 another owe three. a developing story bizarre confession leads police to the mother's body in bucks county and detective say it the is victim's son, that is at center of their investigation. lets get out to steve keeley live in lower makefield with the very latest, steve. >> reporter: well, just got a hold of the criminal complaint, murder weapon in this case a cutting board, a frying pan, and a kitchen knife. you can see the house all lit up for investigators who were here for hours last night, since yesterday afternoon and then left their crime scene command truck you see in front of the house parked on the street here and patrol car, guarding the road which is still closed and the house, until investigators get back.
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they left here, while 30 year-old zachary cope, who lives here along with his five two-year old moth ther rebecca was arraigned for her murder and taken to the bucks county prison overnight. zachary cope had only minor dealings with police here this lower makefield no one had ever suspect he was capable of any kind of violence like this. the his mother, rebecca bludgeoned and stabbed to death, bloody scene throughout the house, police found her in the kitchen and found out about the murder in the honest of ways yesterday through zachary cope him self. >> so, the officers tracked him back to his home which was lower hill top road, entered the home and found a woman face down in the kitchen floor apparently deceased. >> reporter: reason ken, the chief here was saying the officer tracked him back, what happened was cope himself and this cold weather without wearing shorts and flip-flops,
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and blood on them trying to stop drivers a few blocks over on a main drag and he finally stops one and he says hey, i just killed my mother, and the motorist, nicely at least not only stopped and who wouldn't want to stop when you you see a guy like that on the street and called police immediately and then zachary said the same thing to the police who then came over here. he had a lot of irons on him that his mother tried to do everything that she can to fight for her own life because he has scratches, scrapes, cuts, on his back, his arms, and his legs, so she didn't give up, too easily. what a sad story a mother taking care of her son and then this is the thank you that she gets. >> steve, it is such a sad story, thanks very much. we will go to that sad story to another sad story a mother who needs our help. big reward, $20,000 reward for information leading police to a hit and run driver who struck, that child, just 12 years old and left him there. this all happened outside a
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delaware daze care. our lauren johnson is at the police department in new castle with the very latest on this, lauren. >> reporter: good morning to you, karen. police released new surveillance video that they hepp will help them find this person and, of course, that reward as you mentioned is $20,000. the lets take a look at that video. middle school student brian richards is recovering from serious injuries after police, say that a driver hit him and never stopped. he was trying to cross the street with the friend when he was hit and luckily the boy is expect to be okay but he is dealing with a lot of injuries. check out the new video of the car involved, it is hard to tell exactly what the car looks like but police tell us that they believe the driver was behind the wheel of the newer model chrysler 300, red in color. here's young boy's mother about her son's extensive injuries and her hopes for the driver. >> he has a broken left femur, he has got a broken, his right leg is broken. so his foot is shattered, his ankle. they will try to repair all
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that. he has got fractured skull and some facial fractures. >> suspect vehicle we are looking for is model year 2004 through 2012 chrysler 300, it will be red in color. it is missing the side-view mirror, the mirror has a yellow film on the glass and should have a chrome back. >> reporter: what would you say to the the driver who hit your son, and then did in the stop. >> how could you, like leave a baby, i mean he is not a baby but awe teenager but he is my baby, i just can't imagine someone ever doing that. i just don't think people like that have a conscious. i hope karma hits him. >> reporter: this is what the car should look like a red chrysler 300 missing a driver mirror. police are hoping someone will recognize the car in the video and help them track down the driver. boy's mother is thankful to the day care own shore rushed outside to be by her son's side moments after this accident and next half an hour
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we will hear from that day care owner about what she did to help that little boy, karen and thomas you can't imagine how someone can do that and keep going. we will see you shortly, lauren, thank you. funeral services will be held monday for fallen new jersey state trooper frankie williams. the last night he was remembered at a vigil in resberg. rookie trooper had only been on the job a few months when he was killed by a wrong way driver in millville. williams heart broken mother says that the community is really helping her to stay strong. >> i taught him the most important thing is to love and share and do your best, give it a thousand percent because i have appreciate what you have done for me every time i got down you pick me backup. >> our thoughts with the family, visitation for trooper williams begins monday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the atlantic city boardwalk hall. funeral services will follow
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at noon. there will be a hearing in harrisburg challenging the presidential election recount. state's lex officials want that green party back lawsuit to be thrown out. they say jill stein has no grounds to challenge the results because any change will in the make her the winner. lawsuit is part of the effort to recount votes in michigan, wisconsin and, of course, right here in pennsylvania all states where the election was so close. president-elect donald trump is bringing his thank you tour to our area. he will be in hershey, next thursday, december 15th, it the is free event, opened to the public and at giant arena. today that tourist taking him to louisiana, michigan, this all comes as he continues to make more cabinet choices. he plans to nominate fast food executive andy pudsor, a ceo of the contact that owns karl's junior, hardees and another chains. our next president may have another title will, trump says he will stay on as executive producer of his
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reality show celebrity apprentice. we have not seen very much of her in public since the election but secretary hillary clinton made a return to capitol hill. she helped honor senate minority leader harry reid on thursday. clinton joined vice-president joe biden and other congressional leaders for unveiling have of the portrait of reid. clinton even joke on how her return to the capitol wasn't quite how she had imagined it the one. >> this is in the exactly the speech at the capitol i hoped to be giving after the election but after a few weeks of taking selfies in the woods i thought it would be a good idea to come out. >> during her speech clinton condemned the spread of the fake news on line, there has been fake headlines involving her and her campaign. she called it an epidemic that congress should take action against. a stunning fall for south korea's first female president, in a historic vote country's parliament voted to impeach the president.
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she was a cows odd have allowing her coast friend and confident to influence governmental affairs and extort businesses. powers will be suspended as constitutional courts considers whether to remove her from office. sad passing of the life well lived, nation continues to mourn, a true american hero, the in addition to being an astronaut john glenn is remembered as a dedicated husband, father, military veteran and congressman. he died yesterday at the age of 95. he was first american to orbit the earth back in 1962, 36 years later he return to space as the oldest person to go into orbit. glenn also served 24 years in the u.s. senate representing ohio, and in 1984 he ran for democratic presidential nomination. nasa remembering glenn for more than his historic achievement, one of the administrators charles bolden says glenn's extraordinary courage, intellect, patriotism, humanity were the hallmarks of a life of greatness. his missions have helped make
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possible everything our space program has since achieved and the human mission toss an asteroid and mars that we are trying towards right now. >> he was 77 when he went back in to to space, had such a passion for the program. certainly will be honored and remembered. coming up on the fox 29 morning news emotional testimony in the trial of the alleged charleston church shooter and images that sent dylann roof's mother to the hospital. we want to show you this video. this was a massive pile up. weather a big factor? how many cars are in the middle on have that deadly crash. do you like walking in the cold, and who really does, make sure to mind your manners. uber's reason why riders can be banned from using its certain. >> pardon me. >> um-hmm.
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a massive crash on the snowy road, kills three people, this is central michigan, dozens of cars, and trucks, and suv's all colliding in this 40 car pile up, and in all there are 11 people hurt, it was a chain reaction crash you can see there, this is i96 in the lansing area shut down for hours. they were hit with severe weather. we have seen several inches of snow, feet in someplaces, and that system the cold is moving this way, sue. >> same cold air that is in place there is just all coming in here and we promised all week that friday and saturday were going to be worst of it. it looks like sunday will be cold as well. that is it we have had a couple cold front coming through, here are actual temperatures. we have got 31 degrees in
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philadelphia. twenty's in the poconos. around either side of freezing every where. this is what it feels like. this number will matter most to you, measure, wind chills and measure of how cold air feels against your skin when outside. so many of our wind chills in the teens this morning, pottstown, lancaster, wilmington, millville, feels like 8 degrees in mount pocono. if you have to be outside with the kid especially waiting for the bus today make sure they are wearing that hat and they are all bundled up with the gloves, these wind are gusting as high as 28 miles an hour in mount pocono and 22 miles an hour in philadelphia. so this is our first time this season with this cold air, air that is this cold, a few flurries may be stepping down in the poconos from the late lakes and then sunday night into monies when things get interesting with this cold air in place all weekend long it will be a blustery day at eagles game. you have to bundle will up for that. after 10:00 o'clock it looks like we will start with late sprinkles or flurries, maybe a little bit early, timing is
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not exact on this but it will eventually change over to rain, this precipitation, and it is just that for morning rush on monday things could be, as we said yesterday, interesting. so it is a very cold day over weekend. is there your 49 degrees on monday, and then another chance on wednesday of a wintry mix changing over to rain. so bob kelly, i think we will be busy next week. >> busy, busy, busy. you better find those gloves and hat, elf getting out of the town, flying elf, someone sent this to me overnight, old fischer price airplane? the l if getting ready to get out of the town ahead of that interesting weather that is coming our way. remember he moves every night, goes back to the north pole and then comes back and visits us next day. here's a live look at i-95 right here near route 43 in bucks county one of the left over work crews on the southbound side. forty-two coming in the city, quite it this morning, in problems at all, working your way out of south jersey toward
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walt whitman. they are still working on the lincoln drive shut down from wissohickon to kelly drive that close another in effect until 5:00 this morning and then this weekend heads up, center city philadelphia the ramps from the vine street expressway to head east on the schuylkill. so anybody heading in toward the stadium area, maybe airport be doing some work on the ramps through weekend and martin luther king drive, also closures today after morning rush and then of after the evening rush. we took a big rush right up to northeast fill last night. the it was a very kelly christmas when we showed up on the front lawn at academy gardens, check out my outfit, do you like that? we were all lit up last night. we had hot chocolate, crowd was with me and we took a look at the house decorated for 18 years mom has been doing this the kids sent me pictures and we surprised mom last night, eiffel tower because one of the kids missed one of the christmases earlier a
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couple years ago because they were in paris but we had a good old time in northeast philadelphia. last night. if you'd like me to visit your house just snap a picture and post to it facebook, twit error instagram and use that #fox 29 lights contest will continue to show pictures on the air and pick another house, where we can visit next week, all of the details on our web site at fox thomas, back to you. >> loving the suit. bob, thank you. we want to get to other top store thinks morning. the sus he can in the the fatal shooting of two georgia police officers has taken his own life. police say three two-year old miguel lambbrick shot himself this thursday during a standoff with police. he he allegedly shot and killed police officer nicholas smart. another southwestern state university officer who was wounded in the incident died from his wound, yesterday. both officers were responding to a report of domestic violence. well, jurors in that death penalty trial of dylann roof heard really graphic testimony
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and details, of that massacre that happened at a church down in south carolina. there was video that was shown, too graphic, we cannot put it on television. chilling pictures also there, apparently it was so dramatic that the attorney for dylann roof said his mother hearing this had a heart attack, during the trial and had to go to the hospital. roofies facing 33 counts from that massacre that happened back in june of 2015. it is 4:20. we have a bright spot, some good news for people trying to park in philadelphia, it will be harder for those tow truck companies to take your vehicles. city council did pass a measure to crackdown on illegal towing. the customers have been complaining forever they have been gouged, their car has been taken and it should not have been. here's new rules. they will require that cars that are illegally parked in private driveways or private rot has ton ticketed before they can be towed. but the owners of the tow companies say it is not fair, to to lump good and bad
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operators together. >> i think we're all being ground together, everybody has bad apples in their barrel what do you do with the bad apple take it out of the barrel so other apples don't go bad. >> we need regulatory protocols in place that protect consumers and allow good operators to operate. >> council members, asked some of the city administrators to wait 30 days before they enforce these new rules to iron out wrinkles. if you ever take uber the company is laying down some rules for its passengers. listen up here, riders must be on time, be at designated pick up location, buckle up and don't leave trash in the car. you break those rules, you will receive a low rating. uber outlining behavior says will give riders banned and may include damaging the car, abusing the driver, using foul language, and breaking the law. the ride sharing service wants to make sure all riders and drivers, have an enjoyable experience. i didn't realize that they
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rate passengers as well. >> isn't that funny. >> yeah. >> i'm always polite but you never know. >> you're more polite now. >> to you look the at ratings. >> the time right now is 4:22. this will make my eye balls pop out. oh, baby that rolling stone didn't gather any moss on this this one. rock stars are in the like the rest of us. >> mick jagger has another baby, how many kids he is rocking now. he doesn't need to win the lottery but it might help. here are the numbers, good luck. ♪ [vo] is it a force of nature? or a sales event? the season of audi sales event is here. audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models. sales event ends january 3rd.
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select models. sales event ends january 3rd. good morning i'm sean bell. flyers on their longest winning streak of the season, six in a row, they tried to continue it, against edmond ton this game was a shoot-out five-five in the third and michael rafl play is here owe. look at this great individual effort, that is a goal, flyers win six-five. their seventh straight. to the 76ers and pelicans, sixers dominate this game, and then in the second half, illsoa23 points, eight board they snapped their eight game losing streak by winning 99-88. eagles getting ready for the redskins, jordan and right an matthews will both play on sunday. big v and dario green beckham will likely not.
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in the class 4a championship game in hershey, imhotep had an 11-point lead but, it the east van rated quickly, capped off by that touch town by cathedral prep. cathedral wins 27-20. that is sports in a minute. i'm sean bell. tom's got called for jury duty. >> i remember low numbers, so we will see. >> i like jury duty, i may be only one. want to get pick for a trial, they never pick me. >> me either. >> coming up at 4:30 pro tech yourself and your gifts. the holiday is coming up in just days, we are at two week mark. why experts are stressing some caution before you click on e-mails about package delivery notices, really important. speaking of celebrity post office they are busier then ever with many letters to santa how you can pinch in sue, for a little help.
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thomas, the jury is no longer out. >> i love it. >> it is cold out there we will tell you you how cold when we come right back. www.eve]
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it is cold, it will slap you in the face when you head out, we just gave you you the
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warning, grab your hat and gloves because it is already cold outside. a mother's desperate this morning to find a driver who put her 12 year-old son in the hospital. we will tell but the huge reward being offered. and also, a mother is dead, her sonnies accused of killing her, the chilling words, that suspect shared with the stranger, just before he was taken into custody. >> lots to talk about. we will get to those stories in a moment great to have you with us on this tgif, it is friday. >> yah, good morning to you. >> how about that outfit bob kelly was wearing. >> yes. >> all lit up i will show you later this morning. >> it wasn't bright enough. >> it wasn't warm but we had fun in the northeast last night. >> long johns on. >> i did underneath, i could have used two pair. >> he will learn, sue. >> true. >> it is layer, layer, layer, today is the day we have been telling but all week. the evidence of the cold is lake effect snow because when
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that cold air blows across not yet frozen over great lakes, and ontario, and erie to be specific that causes the snow. we are not getting that but we are getting plenty of cold, six out of ten in weather by the numbers. the current temperature in philadelphia is 31. what it feels like is 20 outside, sunrise at 7:11. we will see sunshine but it is deceiving sunshine. look at these sustain wind speeds at 16, 14, 13, 12 miles an hour that is why wind chills are so low. many of them are in the teens this morning, feels like 18 in lancaster. seventeen in wilmington. plan on sunshine but you deceiving sunshine, chilly, breeze which a high of 39 degrees today, bob kelly and it will not feel like 39, it will feel colder then that, wow. >> definitely my lips are chapped from being on the front lawn last night. make sure you have lip baum ready to go. live look the at blue route 476 right here near media swarthmore, lot of police activity, blinking lights, blue route we don't have have overhead street lamps in that
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area we are hut down on the vine street expressway between schuylkill and broad street all part of the overnight construction that will be with us until 5:00. same deal on the lincoln drive, closed there wissohickon down towards ridge, again, closure there with that construction until 5:00. coming from the burbs 422, 202 looking good, i-95, work zone is still there, none of the lanes are blocked between woodhaven and center city about you this weekend heads up they will work on the vine street expressway 676 west ramps to head east on the schuylkill expressway, that is a project that will kick in later on it this. mass transit looking good, karen and thomas, back to you. thanks very much, bob. we have to this developing story, right now police have video of the vehicle that struck that 12 year-old child this delaware and just kept on going. right now you they are offering a $20,000 reward for any information that can lead to an arrest of the hit and run driver. >> lets get out to lauren johnson at new castle county police department. that is encouraging news they have a lead on the driver's
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reek will, lauren. >> reporter: absolutely, thomas. when you hear licensing list of injuries suffered by this seventh grader, including a fractured skull, bleeding on the brain, lots of broken bones, it is amazing he even survived this. let look the at his picture. middle schooler brian richard was trying to cross memorial drive-in new castle will county delaware with a friend. police believe the car seen in the newly released surveillance video was involved in the hit and run. they described it as a newer model chrysler 300. woman who rush to the boy's side moments after the accident tells us what she did. >> he was laying there on the median, he was crying and holding his head saying his head hurt, his head hurt and he was saying i'm cold, i'm cold can you cover me up. so i ran gotti got a blanket and i went backup the street and i put the blanket over him. >> he will be out until end of january if not longer.
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he will have to be there for christmas. he is not happy, and he asks if he is going home but he has to stay there. >> i can the not imagine anybody hitting a child and don't have any remorse, you don't stop to get out to see, you know. it was really heart breaking. >> reporter: there this is what the car should look like red in color, year 2004 to 200 and features a missing driver's side mirror and passenger mirror with yellow t int and chrome back. police as karen said have pout the reward money up to $20,000 for any information that leads to an arrest, and a convictions in the case. thomas and karen. >> our viewers know what to do if they know anything give police a call. >> 4:34. a advertise turning discovery inside a bucks county home. they discovered blood and woman's body. >> it is her son who was questioned by police right after he made a bizzarre
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confession. lets get out to steve keeley in lower makefield to slain what we know, steve. >> reporter: you can see yell he tape shutting off this street here in the suburbs and police car guarding the front of the house. you can see all of the lights on still in the house that 30 year-old zachary cope will not becoming back to. he has been arraigned and taken to his new home the bucks county prison. criminal complaint says that while here with his mother where they lived alone together he used a frying pan and kitchen cutting board to beat his five two-year old mother over the head and then a kitchen knife to stab her. she was found face down in the kitchen after police found out from zachary himself that they need to get here who first stopped a passing driver a couple of roads over, and told them yesterday afternoon i just killed my mother. >> it was around 3:00 o'clock this afternoon our police officers received a call that there was a male up around million top area have of our
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township acting suspicious walking around with shorts on and flip-flops. the officers responded to the area and they located a male. when they approached him he said to them i just killed my mother. so, the officers track him back to his home which was 23 lower hill top road, entered the home and found a woman face town in the kitchen floor apparently deceased. >> reporter: cope himself had his own injuries, that if he didn't do the harm himself indicate that his mother tried to fight him off, scrapes, scratches, cuts to his back, arms, and legs, and the chief tells us that there are obvious signs that she did probably struggle for her life throughout this house, blood not just in the kitchen where she was found but throughout other rooms as well. karen and thomas. >> so sad and disturbing, steve, thank you. we have a woman to tell you about, we have this video, and there is a guy, and she
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will not go down. the she's fighting back. she was determined to give them her business. she shared her store which shawnette wilson. >> reporter: woman attacked and robbed in the surveillance video describes fighting back against two men who ran up to her around 7:15 last friday night. we're not identifying her for her safety. >> gist give me the bag, give me the bag. >> reporter: that is what the suspect said as they began punching the five three-year old victim. she just left work near north 68th street and haverford avenue in overbrook when it happened. >> i was trying to open up my car and i seen someone running toward me and i thought he was running toward the bus. i looked up, and said excuse me i'm in your way. >> reporter: video shows her struggling with one of the men, moment later you sees other suspect join in when he realizes victim is putting up a fight.
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>> you are not scared your adrenaline just goes up there and fighting for is what yours. >> reporter: she tries to break away and run for help but eventually suspects take her purse and take off. >> your life is more valuable then any piece of material whether it be money or anything else. just give it up and let them have what they want because situations like this can turn ugly. >> reporter: shawnette wilson fox 29 enthusiasms. 4:38. in your money salary history on job applications in philadelphia will soon be a thing of the past. mayor jim kenney will sign a new law banning employers from asking job applicants to are their salary history. supporters say it the causes pays discrimination against women and minority. councilman bill greenleaf sponsored the bill and says employers should base their salary offer on what the job is worth and the applicant's experience. similar bills have also been introduce todd state legislators in pennsylvania and new jersey. fifteen days until the big day, of course, that list,
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that holiday shopping list, keeps growing so when we see those sales, 70 percent off, is it really 70 percent off. >> they might have been lying to us. they might have have pant on fire. holiday shoppers beware, some of the big name stores you shop in that are accused of having fake sales.
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another record for the stock market. speaking of money and dollar signs, sales of course, lure us this is store and also on line, but the attorney for a los angeles city says they are not sales at all, they are lying to us. >> what? >> yep, he is filing a lawsuit against several major retailers for false advertising. the stores, jc penny, sears, kohl's, you nose macy's always tend to have a one day sale, preview, two day sale. >> that one day sale, that happens every week, i'm there. >> sue and i joke about that how it is obviously more. they say it is really deceptive and particularly when they have the list price or regular price and they are never really used in reality at any time at all. it makes us shoppers think we are getting huge discounts but we're really not. so jc penny says it will not comment on pending litigation. sears in comment. kohl's and macy's don't respond to request on lawsuits. >> just do your homework,
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google it, see what the retail price is. >> you know what a good deal when you can compare across the board. we're not talking about kate i per i but she's white hot. >> so lets look at the video. the huge stars helping taraji celebrate the season, did you catch this? quite a celebration. we will show you you coming up.
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tgif, 4:45. baby, it is cold outside. here's a live look at 422, kind of quiet working your way from the suburbs heading to the king of prussia area, looking good on the bennie, no problems at all, coming up and over. we're off to a good start on the roadways. blue route northbound had a disabled near media swarthmore, that is something to look out for heading north this morning. ring the bell we have a new e-z pass on ramp that will open up on sunday. this is for gang up here in the lansdale interchange, sunday morning are now going to be able to enter the turnpike at lansdale using your e-z pass, already have that e-z pass only off ramp set up, so that is some good news, something different for gang in lansdale. they are still working on the lincoln drive between wissohickon and ridge until 5:00 o'clock with the closure. otherwise, come on in on the schuykill, no problems, 95 looking good out of the great northeast, this weekend, tonight through sunday they will working on the ramps from
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the vine expressway westbound ramp that puts you into 30th street and then schuylkill east will be closed at times through the weekend. so you have to go west on the the schuylkill, flip the u turn laverne at montgomery and come back in. talk about a confusing situation this weekend, that is what will happen later on tonight. last night, bam, i put on my christmas suit and outside we went to northeast philadelphia, we were set up on the trent lawn and is there santa claus out there with all have the of the kid getting their lists collected. this mom decorated her home for the kid for 18 years in a row and we showed up on the front lawn. do we have a picture of my christmas suit there which i thought we were going to role at 4:47. i guess not. let's just look at very kelly christmas, send me your pictures, facebook, twitter, instagram, use the #, fox 29 the lights contest, and so we can show your pictures on tv,
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and karen and thomas we will just to have wait until the next hit. >> it is worth. it is something. it is worth it. >> back to you guys. >> thank you. >> well double hot chocolate this morning. weather headlines for today, coldest air of the season is here, highs in the 30's, to the near 40 but it will feel colder then that, wind gusting to 30 miles an hour at times with wind chills in the 20's all day long, same story, for tomorrow and watching for possibility of the wintry mix sunday night into monday morning, and it could make for an interesting commute. eventually that will change over to rain. let's talk numbers. these are actual temperatures in the 20's and 30's but it feels even colder then that. plenty of layses where wind chill is in the teens this
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morning, including wilmington, delaware, millville, new jersey, and 18 degrees wind chill in lancaster, feels like eight in mount pocono. it is a cold, cold morning with the wind gusts in the 20's, 20 miles an hour range this morning. no precipitation, we could see flurries north and west from the lake east affect but that is not really the big deal. these are forecasted wind chills, wind chills stay in the 20's all day long today and even into tomorrow. future cast as far as predict ago this precipitation on monday it looks like by 5:00 we have got the temperature in philadelphia just above freezing at 38 degrees but north and west of the city so close to freezing it could get dicey for that early part of your morning commute. we will sees temperatures getting in the 50's and we will see rain and only rain. so again, this is the situation for sunday night into monday morning. other than that it just stays cold all weekend long. and fuzz are going out
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shopping because people do still go out and shop. we don't all shop on line. you'll just have to bundle will up as you head out the door. >> what does that consist of, go in the car, start it. >> sometimes we have to look around. >> in the madness have the mall, sue, thank you. look at the this figure another. >> ♪ >> i love a good special, i wish we had more out. these are highlights from the white hot holidays christmas special right here on fox, taraji p henson hosting the whole list of performers, also a great night. did you get a chance to watch. >> no, i want to sianni love this whole season when we get to rock out to the tv. i may watch that later. >> dvr, it is on my to do list. talk about being a poppa, poppa being a rolling stone.
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>> this one, got the my attention, mick jagger, he is a dad once again. rolling stone front man welcomed a baby boy with his current girlfriend. so this is number eight for him. the other babies ranged from 17 up to 46, he has got five grandchildren and one great grandchild. >> seriously. >> how old is he, he is in his 07's what a gift this holiday season. mailing out letters. >> it that is time have of the year our post offices are so bus which many letters to santa. >> how you can pitch into help saint nick spread some holiday cheer. stay with us.>[a5]
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this is time of the year when post offices are slammed with so many, packages that need to get delivered and mail that needs to get out and specifically letters to santa this year santa is getting extra help to make those holidays dreams come true. you can be, sure. >> all you have to do is take a trip to the post office, photo journalist bill roarer has the story. if you have the time, come to the post office, at 30th and chestnut and read. >> it is eye opening for sure. >> that is what, they did. >> they mean so much and all i can give them. >> reporter: she read about this mother of three in need. >> i don't know how to tell them santa might not visit them this year. when i'm alone, i sit and cry.
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and, this is part of the operation santa program, u.s. postal service where public is invited to adopt letters from sanity. >> clothing, hats, gloves, things like that that parents are asking for their children. you take for granted for those kind of things but people don't of them. >> reporter: this is second year jenny keithing is helping. >> instead of getting gifts for each other we just take letters and give to other people. it was very rewarding and very nice. >> you can read it, and than call feel what some of these people are going through. >> it is sad because at this time of the year these people don't have have any hope and they are just diagnosis for a little bit. >> reporter: 300 letters in all, some too hard to read. >> people need help i cannot
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help but care for people. >> reporter: in philadelphia, bill roar, fox 29 news. it will touch your heart. >> today is last day you can read letters at post office at 30th and chestnut. >> we have so much more coming up in our next hour of news including a case of mattress fire, lets go out to steve keeley. >> don't think anything is wrong. while many houses out here this bucks county are all lit up for christmas is there one house here in headache field that is left for all different reason a murder investigation. lauren is this. so sad, steve keeley, a two-year old recovering in the hospital as police release new video of the cover they are searching for that was involved in that hit and run we will have more coming up after the break. nature? or a sales event? the season of audi sales event is here. audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models. sales event ends january 3rd.
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[vo] is it a force of nature? or a sales event? the season of audi sales event is here. audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models. sales event ends january 3rd. it is messed up, but if it is this cold i expect to it snow. it is 20-degree weather, it is pretty bad. >> well, you may get your wish, we could have some snow, over this weekend, sue will explain and it is pretty darn cold so bundle will up. >> it is cold outside. also a developing story this morning a the mother is murdered her sonnies accused of killing her. the chilling word that the man shared with a stranger, just before being taken into custody. how could you? like leave a baby, i just don't think people like that have a conscious. a mother, desperate to find the person who hit her
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son just 12 years old in the hospital and there is a big reward on this one. great to have you with us on this friday, it is a run to your car kind of day look at how cold, good morning everyone. >> definite the liz run to your car, run every where just to warm up. >> just keep moving. keep moving, layer it up, and have a pastry because it is national pastry day. >> it is. >> yes. >> croissant. >> yes, frozen croissant at this point because of course it is wind chills in the teens this morning, and we have a flyers win last night. >> yes. >> yes nice stocking cap with the flyers logo on it. he is all set for a cold, cold morning. it is six out of ten this your weather by the numbers today, look at precipitation, none around here but you can see lake effect snow off lake erie and ontario which means there is very cold air coming in here. how cold in 31 degrees feels like 21, in philadelphia right now, sunrise time is 7:11.


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