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packaging get swiped right off front stoops but what was inside these boxes something precious. >> clothes meant for children in need gone. just taken and now the good samaritan who checked the donations is hoping for a miracle. good evening, i'm lucy noland. >> i'm iain page. that woman who collected the donations reach out to us here at fox 29. let's get out to fox 29's dave schratwieser at sixth district police headquarters witness story. dave? >> reporter: iain n good samaritan is heart broken because she's worried that some of the kids who were expecting gifts now won't get them. she's hoping that folks will replace the gifts and the thief gets caught. >> they were for gifts in our community. danielle and her friends on social media are in a giving mood this holiday season they donated and collected dozens of coats, hats and gloves for kids at the gw child school in south philadelphia. >> either kids between eight and 14 don't have enough money to get basic searches like winter coats, scarves, hats, gloves, et
cetera. >> reporter: people have been shipping those items for danielle for weeks now friday's shipment hit a snag right on her front doorstep when some grinch like thief stole several packages from people who donat donated. it was all caught on tape. >> everyone kind of loses out except for the person that stole them. >> all these people are helping you with this project and they're stuff gets stolen that would have gone to kids yeah. >> surveillance cameras caught the guy placing the case several times before he struck. >> pacing back and forth up my block. finally waite waited for a momeo one was walking their dog by and came and took the packages. >> reporter: danielle reported the theft to police and called fox 29 with the video she wants to get the word out to her neighbors about the package thefts and she's hoping more donations will come in for the kids she and friends are trying to help. >> i hope that this person realizes what he's done. i think this person doesn't think about the people he's stealing from. he doesn't care about us. he doesn't know where these thing are going.
>> reporter: now, danielle is actually scene the guy in her neighborhood recently and called police but by the time they arrived, he had gone. he's wearing very distinctive police and fire credit union backpack as you can see from the video. she hopes to deliver the kids that were donated to the school kids later this week. iain. >> dave, thank you. this is the guy police say punched a 50-year-old woman in the face and then stole her purse. police say he grabbed her from behind on the 300 block of walnut street two weeks ago. and when he snatched that purse he got her money, credit cards and all the other important things inside. on your radar tonight work week got off to wet start. get ready for the return of the polar vortex. meteorologist kathy orr is here to help us prepare. >> sounds like a scare movie. >> doesn't it. >> polar express was a nice movie. >> tweenies move z it will get a lot colder around here for at least a couple of days. feeling much more like winter. tonight quite comfortable night
in old city philadelphia and across the delaware valley even the poconos 31 degrees. 37 in allentown. 40 in trenton. philadelphia and wrightstown 51 in wildwood with temperatures falling mainly into the 20s and 30s overnight. bottom out at 32 in philadelphia. 26 in pottstown. 20 in the poconos. good snow making weather. and in millville bottom out at 29 degrees. the polar vortex gets very close the core of this cold air highlighted in dark purple gets very close to the region just north of maine by thursday and that means we'll see the coldest temperatures we've seen since last february. how far below average? well tomorrow 1 degree. wednesday 2 degrees. thursday 19 degrees below normal and by friday, 20 degrees below the average of 45 degrees. coming up we'll talk about when temperatures fall into the teens when the wind chills turn dangerous and wintry weekend our first one this season. i'll see you later in the broadcast. >> kathy, thanks. buck county family is had it with someone messing with their christmas decorations it keeps
happening over and over again. someone has been stealing or ruining their displays for five years. >> but the thief has pick the wrong family to mess with. fox 29's brad sattin is live in bensalem. brad, this family's christmas spirit remains strong. >> reporter: they are better than i would be for sure as you mentioned year after year after year we want to show you the nativity scene that they have set up behind me here. it's simpler one than in years past but also now the sixth one they've that buy in the last five years. paul and lynn tour now ski lynn says a thief is not going to ruin their christmas. >> lynn tar now ski loves christmas isn't a afraid to show it. >> we put up a manger that's what we're celebrating. we're celebrating the birth of our christ. >> reporter: back 2012 she and her husband created a 3-foot high nativity scene like this one in the front of their house. >> we were proud. we got little stars that twinkle in the tree. mary, joseph jesus it look good
until -- >> one day we came out and the manger was gone. >> reporter: someone had stolen it. hardly discouraged they can year they went bigger. >> after two days we came out and our manger was gone. >> reporter: again. >> again. somebody had a vendetta against us. vendetta against christmas. >> reporter: no one else was getting ripped off it kept happening. despite wearing down the pieces with stones 2014 -- >> they lasted five days but they disappeared. >> third time in row. >> last year stolen within hours during setup they had to run to the store and when they came back -- >> it was gone. >> they left the box. my husband filled the box with stones and put the box where the manger would be and -- >> reporter: your display last year was the box that the stuff came in? >> yes. >> reporter: which bring to us this year. >> he put video security in. he has heavy chains, blocks. >> the thief struck again last week not able to break the locks instead just vandalized the cords and timers the story could
have you focused on the bad in people but look closer and see the good. a thief strikes five years in a row but the tar gnaw skis have no intention of giving up on christmas. >> are you a maced at their persistence and perseverance. >> love it. i'm sure if they have to get big for less around here they'll the manger scene on fortress. >> maybe one year. what christmas means will actually be understood by the person doing this much that's all i can pray. >> reporter: if you add up the costs of all of those in a tiff at the scenes over the years they figure it costs maybe author's sap dollars including that surveillance camera they put in. by the we mentioned it was actually running last week when the vandalism occurred but too dark outside, iain, and really didn't capture much. >> all right, too bad. brad, thank you. heavy hearts in atlantic city as mourners came in masses to the boardwalk for a final goodbye to new jersey state trooper. hundreds grieving the death of remembering the life of trooper frankie william. he died last week when car
swerved over the median, hitting his patrol car head non millville. the driver also died. those who knew the trooper say he was an example to everyone around him. >> frankie williams was on the job just 11 months. he was a model trooper. he was a model recruit. always wanted to be a trooper. to see somebody cut down really in the most productive wonderful time of their life after being married just two months is horrible. >> trooper williams was just 31 years old. the estate of philadelphia firefighter killed in the line of duty says the equipment that was supposed to save her life failed her. the suit claims that joyce craig died inside a west oak lane row home because her protective equipment did not work properly. now, according to the lawsuit, she had no air in her breathing tank and her personal alert safety system failed to notify responders during the 2014 fire. the company's name in the suit have not commented.
she was the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. pennsylvania has finally certified the commonwealth's presidential election results with donald trump as the winner. also, today a federal judge rejected the green party's request for a presidential vote recount. us district judge paul diamond call the green party suspicion of a hacked election systems quote irrational. lawyers for former presidential candidate jill stein led the recount effort claimed it's possible commuter hacker changed the election out come. president-elect donald trump won in pennsylvania by less than 1% of the vote. >> from u.s. capitol to federal prison today a judge sentenced former congressman chaka fattah to 10 years behind bars. the allege term former us representative is going to prison for corruption. corruption judge called astonishing and abuse of the public's trust. fox 29's bruce gordon has the story from the federal courthouse in old city. >> reporter: chaka fattah arrived at the federal
courthouse flashing his ever. (smile. he would leave two hours later with that smile mostly intact. though now facing 10 years behind bars. >> i want to thank my legal team and i want to thank the support of my family and my staff and friends through this very tough time. >> thank you very much. >> no further comments. >> reporter: the seeds for at a fa at a tosses political and personal implosion were planted back in 2007. during his failed campaign for philadelphia mayor. a jury would find fattah accepted bribes and stole money to pay off massive campaign debts and to fund lavish lifestyle. the scandal led to his defeat in the 2017 democratic congressional primary he would quit his second seat after his june conviction on 18 corruption counts. government request add sentence of 17 to 22 years but u.s. attorneys sevenned he was not disappointed by the judge's ruling. >> he used his position in
congress to benefit himself rather than his constituents and engage in kim cal activity for his own financial benefit. chaka fattah also an individual who has done significant thing on behalf of the city of philadelphia for number of years. >> reporter: courtroom was packed with fattah supporters. some of whom testified his as character witnesses describing a career of helping his constituents and others in areas like education and scientific research. >> you believe he was a goodman? >> i know he was a goodman. and i think a goodman who made some grievous mistakes. >> we lose a guy who's got a whole lot still to give. a whole lot still to contribute. >> reporter: his wife renee' former long-time philadelphia tv news anchor who's own repute was sill led in this case left court without comment. his father david remained confident the final chapter to his story has not yet been written. >> i feel he can treatmently confident that chaka is going to be exonerated on appeal. >> reporter: fattah addressed the judge prior to being
sentenced said he regretted his actions but offered no full blown apology. that could be seen as a sign of arrogance or is it a tee trick decision, remember an appeal of this case is likely. chaka fattah will remain free until surrendering to authorities on january 25t 25th. under federal rules he's likely to have to serve just about all of that decade behind bars. at the federal courthouse, i'm bruce gordon, fox 29 news. it's a trouble spot for drivers in one of the most popular spots in the city. if you stand here and watch long enough, you'll see this ramp is an accident waiting to happen. to night we're getting to the root of the problem figuring out what can be done about it. >> chilling crime rock the jersey shore. four women found dead 10 years have passed and their killer still has not faced justice. >> something tells me we might be sitting here 10 years from now, 20 year anniversary, and it will still remain unsolve. >> the erie similarities to a string of murders in another state and one man's theory about
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>> we're talking about front and mark streets in old city. and tonight fox 29's chris o'connell is at that intersection trying to get results for some frustrated drivers and pedestrians. chris? >> reporter: iain, lucy let me get right it to. check it out. skid marks from a truck on the sidewalk. a part of a concrete wall toppled over by a tractor trailer. and here two lanes of traffic going in to one lane of an interstate all hard evidence of an intersection many say needs a major overhaul. >> usually there's an accident at least couple types a week. >> reporter: when marcus walks his dog ash these days he grabs his german shepherd a little bit more tightly. >> dangerous, yeah, i got to keep him extra tight and extra close report roar his worry front and market streets near the on-ramp to i-95 south. >> causes such a big commotion. >> reporter: anyone who has driven or tried to navigate this old city intersection knows the problem. >> sometimes i'm on that lane
and i want to get on 95. >> reporter: drivers in the right lane on market are supposed to turn on to front street. instead many ignore the signs and drive straight into the other lane. this is the result. >> people in the right lane think that they're turning right when they're going on 95 in reality that's straight they should be in the left lane. >> reporter: we started counting car after car. another cab breaking the rules. we saw taxis to peco trucks all making illegal turns and we witnessed many near misses. there are signs and arrows but many think more needs to be do done. >> here's the second problem. large trucks and bus have trouble navigating the tight turn. this was the result last week when a concrete truck lost its load. shutting down the on-ramps and 95 for the entire evening rush. jeff is used to walking around accident scenes. >> i would say at least three to four times a week. to the point where we, um, we bought orange vests and stop
signs we can come out and help. >> reporter: in just two hours during the evening rush, we counted 72 drivers who made an illegal merge. people like cal kins say until changes are made they'll be watching their step. >> appears the city and state are now listening after we started asking questions the philadelphia streets department and penndot are now teaming up. they're hoping to come up with a solution as you see it's happening right in front of us. lucy, back to you. >> sure is. hopefully we can get that fixed in and thank you much chris. bill cosby heading back to court for pretrial hearing and source close to the trial he'll try to hammer out a plea deal. fox news reports cosby is hoping to avoid prison time and now plans to ask his attorneys to try toy avoid a trial. cosby faces three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault stemming from an incident involving a former temple university staff member.
more than 50 women accused of cosby of drugging sexually assaulting them. developing right now, the investigation of what went down when suspected gunman on the run for months is confronted by the feds trying to serve a warrant. the man was killed in the confrontation in the oxford circle section this morning. >> his own mother tells us she had not heard from her son since the summer and she's heart broken. fox 29's dave kinchen has more. >> he was so kind hearted. he had the biggest heart ever. sorry. >> reporter: emotional shirley biehl speaks about her son 28-year-old kenneth rob led dough they called alec. he was shot by us marshals after allegedly pulling a gun on them while they tried to serve a warrant along the 1300 block of hellerman in northeast philadelphia. >> he has mental problems. so he's like a loose cannon. so it didn't surprise me. >> it was like 10:00, 10:30 just woke up and three loud bangs out of nowhere. that's why i went upstairs and i
seen two bullets in the back and one, you know, when he got shot. >> reporter: investigators say the fugitive task force had been on the hunt for him for shooting a man back in july on the 400 block of west hunt ton in philly. >> there's an individual sitting on the steps at that location. this male apparently with two other individuals pull up in vehicle, he exits the vehicle, and begins firing at this individual sitting there the victim. >> i didn't know he was here at all. i've been looking for hill and trying to talk to him and everything but the phone number he did have he mut have changed it right away. so i con tack him or anything. >> reporter: biehl remembers the last time she talk with her son right after that summer shooting. >> he said, um, he didn't want to live any more. he was tired of living. that's the last thing i heard from him. that he loved me a lot. >> reporter: she says she had feeling something bad would happen. >> it was hard because i was washing clothes the other day and found a pair of his shorts and i starter crying and i felt like something was going to happen because i've been crying all week and missing him and i didn't even know this happened today until somebody seen it on
the news and called me. >> reporter: there were no injuries to law enforcement. philadelphia police say they are handling the death part of the investigation. us marshals is happened link the shooting portion internally. at police headquarters, dave kinchen, fox 29 news. a firefighter saved dozens of lives in restaurant but the building was not on fire. the odd behavior from fellow diner that conclude him in something was very wrong. and many sub advisors of the deadly wildfires in tennessee may feel like they've lost everything but today they learned they can still count on the generosity of strangers. it's a small favor it doesn't cost b it it's helping them on their path to healing. ♪ now with tomorrow's traffic here's bob kelly. >> good evening, everybody. let's talk trains. they got a new schedule in play on septa regional rail lines from make sure you grab that new timetable if he put a link on our website at fox 29.com.
it's hard to believe it's been six months since deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history. >> for the first time we're getting look at some surveillance video outside orlando's pulse nightclub. the video from camera on the building next to that pulse nightclub. it shows the panic outside during the shooting. the law enforcement moving in the building as you can see the video also includes hours of footage from multiple cameras. meanwhile tonight a remembrance ceremony outside the nightclub where members of the community talked about how orlando reactioned to the tragedy. >> we gathered together to honor the 49 lives that were lost but also to support the skate injured, the hundreds that were traumatized and the thousands, end tens of thousands burying the emotional wounds from the attacks felt by lgbtq and our hispanic communities. >> the gunman pledged his allegiance to isis during the
attack. the fbi continues to investigate the deadly incident. heart warming show of generosity emits tragedy in the wake of tennessee's deadly wildfires. many survivors now have nothing but the clothes on their backs and so owners of laundromat in gatlinburg are doing what they can to help letting anyone wash clothes free of charge. the detergent fabric softener and bleach also free. last week prosecutors charged two teens for the wildfire that killed 14 people. destroyed or damaged more than 2400 buildings and killed countless wildlife. it was a chilling crime that rocked the jersey shore. four women found dead. 10 years has past and their killer still has not been brought to justice. the erie similarities to a string of murders in another state and one man's theory about who police should track down. kathy orr tracking your forecast. >> we're talking about clear skies tonight. but for how long? reinforcing shot of cold air moves in from
the poles. we're talking about the polar vortex makes a return with temperatures plunging and wind chills below zero. we'll time it out coming up. >> thank you, kathy. coming up at hedge across the country is getting easier to easier to get and smoke marijuana and it could be affecting your babies. what researchers just found out. walked around the shelter, no intention of adopting. he was the very last kennel in the very last row. emaciated. he was skin and bones. usually what you see in neglected dogs. it was one of those complete, meant-to-be moments... i totally fell in love with him. (avo) through the subaru share the love event, we've helped the aspca save nearly thirty thousand animals so far. get a new subaru, and we'll donate another two hundred and fifty dollars to help those in need. ♪put a little love in your heart.♪
♪ president-elect donald trump announcing his pick for secretary of state in the morning. trump made the announcement on twitter of course. it could be exxon mobil ceo rex tillerson. lawmakers are concerned about his relationship with russian president vladimir putin. it does not look like it's mitt romney he posted on facebook that it was honor to have been considered. also, the news conference to go over what the president-elect plans to do with his business while he's in office is off. it was supposed to be this week but bloomberg news says it's coming in january. it is a murder mystery that still haunts the jersey shore. someone killed four atlantic city prostitutes then dumped their bodies in a ravine just outside the gambling resort 10
years have come and gone. police have never arrested anyone. >> there are still a lot of questions about these murders and nearly a dozen more like them in new york state. will the case ever be solved? dave schratwieser has tonight's fox 29 investigates report. ♪ >> reporter: it was a crime that rattled the jersey shore. >> hopefully we catch this guy real soon. >> reporter: a crime that brought family members and friends to their knees. >> she deserves a better life than death. >> reporter: it made headlines nationwide. >> how, why and who? >> reporter: 10 years ago investigators descended upon this drainage ditch behind a $15 a night motel off the black horse pike in egg harbor township. that's where two women out for walk made a gruesome discovery. the bodies of four women spaced several feet apart in a span of just over 300 feet. they were all strangled or asphyxiated all four were found
face down and bare foot. >> they were positioned with their heads facing east. >> reporter: investigators said the victims 20-year-old molly dilts, 42-year-old barbara brie gore door 35 year old kim, and 23-year-old tracy roberts were all prostitutes working in the atlantic city area. this man was raffo's stranged husband. >> i believe the person that got these girls out that was the person they trust. >> reporter: task force of detectives spent months then years investigating the murders here along with any possible connection to the murders of 10 women found in gill go beach out on long island. the only local person who drew investigators attention was 35-year-old handyman terry he will will he son of al away township he spent a month at the golden key motel a few feet from where the bodies were found.
police searched his room and his home and removed evidence. they questioned him extensively but he was never named a suspect and he was never charged. >> this an innocent guy and we've maintained that all along. >> reporter: atlantic city attorney james leonard was his attorney. >> where the bodies were found. he told police and reporters olson didn't know the women. he didn't know anything about how they died. he claimed olson was the subject of a fishing expedition. >> he and i -- >> sole olson volunteered to supply a dna sample in 2008. >> they're silence speaks volume regarding his involvement in this case and that is that he has none. >> reporter: as the years passed investigators continued to search for the serial killer they believe murdered the four women here. there has not been any significant news on the case in the last three or four years. on the tenth anniversary of the crime, the atlantic city
prosecutor's office said the case remains open and will remain under active investigation until the case is solved and the perpetrator is identified, charged and convicted in court. >> nothing that seems to point to the identity of the person or persons responsible just some more information regarding the incident. >> reporter: leonard has theory of believes is worth pursuing. decks of cards sent to a local particulars substitute who spent time with a man who call himself the river man on several occasions at an atlantic city motel. the two watched a cd avenue documentary on the murders he asked the woman to zen him a copy of the cdn i told her i think you need to call the police. call the prosecutor's office. >> reporter: the card thanked the woman for the cd and at some point the man returned to atlantic city and met with the woman again. >> he took particular admiration with respect to her shoes and actually asked for pair of sho
shoes. the irony of that being that all four of these women when they were found behind the motel they had no shoes. >> reporter: leonard says the man who we are not identifying because he was never called a suspect or charged in this case moved from place to place over the years. his fascination with uses and his use of the name river man an apparent reference to the green river serial killer from the west coast leads attorney leonard to believe the man is worthy of a closer look. >> i found this he can treatmently erie and the fact that he's calling himself river man of all the nicknames that one could come up with i figured that was somewhat erie. i took the letter put it in a bag turn it over to the prosecutor's office. they came out and they pick it up and that was that. >> reporter: leonard says he never heard another word from investigators. he says the case still draws national attention. a multi part documentary on the
murders here and on long island is rekindling interest in the case. will it ever get solved? leonard says only time will te tell. >> something tells me we might be sitting here 10 years from now, 20 year anniversary, and it still remain unsolve. >> reporter: police never found the crime scene where the women were murdered. their pock books, shoes, id and cell phones never turned up. and dna taken from one of the women failed to provide a match to anyone known to law enforcement. dave schratwieser fox 29 news. it would be interesting to find out if investigators did anything with that tip from leonard. firefighter saved dozens of lives in restaurant but the building was not on fire. how some odd behavior from a fellow diner conclude him in that something was very wrong. it's hank i'm here in atlantic city. eric actually brought police over to gun shop tropicana
♪ north carolina close call at one restaurant. firefighter prevent add tragedy on his day off. firefighter lonnie wimmer out for a friend's birthday in clemens about 45 minutes west of greensboro when he noticed people starting getting sick. he says they were showing symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and call the fire department right away. >> people were starting to act little weird. people holding their bellies going to the bathroom a lot. i was happy we were there and we were able to, you know, get everybody out. >> turns out officials found i levels of carbon monoxide in the restaurant. more than 30 people had symptoms. scary situation that could have been a lot worse if he didn't act fast. in your money tonight, travelers in the midwest are scrambling to make new plans after storm dumped a blanket of snow over the weekend.
in chicago airlines canceled more than 1400 flights yesterday. many people are still digging out tonight with some areas getting nearly a foot of snow. more snow and freezing rain made for messy commutes today and the storm moved into the northeast. so check your pantry tonight by the way. if you bought any mac and cheese recently. >> big recall tonight on the snack sold retail stores including wall march. tree house foods says the milk powder used at the seasoning could have salmonella in it. the company makes instant mac and cheese cups under the names big win, cheese club express and great value. if you have them, don't eat them. we've got all the detailed information including thou return the products on our website just head to fox 29.com. instagram users about to get a big update. the company announced today that you can now live stream video. >> oh, good. >> kathy orr is here she's all excited. facebook owned company says this in you feature is different than facebook live, kathy. >> okay. >> because video will disappear once you stop going live.
on facebook of course you can just delete it so you don't have to post it. fyi. i'm just saying. >> okay. i like it. >> all right. >> cross comes down from town christmas tree. it's culmination of a heated battle. how this changed the holidays in this town forever. >> and speaking of kathy orr, look who is here tracking your forecast. >> talking about the polar vortex. remember that? it wasn't around much last winter. but it's coming back. coming very close to the delaware valley. that means temperatures in the teens, wind chills below zero? yuk! we'll have that in the forecast coming up.
♪ the town christmas tree in indiana now has -- noose cross. in one town there because one resident complained. officials used a cherry picker today to take down that cross. the american civil liberties union filed a lawsuit on behalf of of the resident who said the symbol violates separation of church and state. despite other residents including his family saying it's just one person. the town caved even made a new rule that a cross can never ever go on top of a tree again. ♪
tonight we're getting hangs toes take on sadder situation at the shore. these days people use social media to document just about everything and one man in atlantic city just used it to document the horrifying moments after a shooting. >> hank flynn tells us tonight the instagram video you're about to see is indicative of a larger problem in atlantic city as you might imagine what you're about to see is disturbing. >> hang on. >> officer!? officer! >> what i didn't know the shooting just occurred in valet. and there was mass chaos. >> did you just get shot? >> no. >> bleep. >> call the cops. >> yo! >> call them. >> last saturday night atlantic city man lies bleeding from gunshot wound on pacific avenue in front of the tropicana. >> officer! come here! officer! yo! there's dude lying on the
ground with bullet wound. >> that's atlantic city resident eric sounding alarm when i met him today he told me he was out for smoke last saturday night when he spot add man police say 25 year old xavier smith dazed and smith he was lying down after wandering around the corner from where he'd been sh shot. >> officer! >> the cops are here. they're just looking where the shooting happened. >> yeah. they're at the actual shooting sight. >> no fall to the police. >> they were just doing their job. they didn't know. >> right here, man. laid out. >> he had been shooting video throughout and does he that because he's trying to document a different side of a city he loves atlantic city instagram page he calls atlantic city crust kings. is it journalism, not really his look at a side of atlantic city many people don't see. >> there's a million pages and sites you can go to see the more glamor and glitz side of atlantic city. sure. >> this is what you go to when you want to see my reality. >> for everything caught on
video and reported how many things don't? i got two different people that tell two people got stabbed here at the fox manor hotel on friday night. half a block it way from the trop. didn't hear about that, did you? >> linda former press of atlantic city reporter who started her own site breaking ac.com. she and eric call the atlantic city area home and since the area sometimes goes unreported by news media she says the violence that can happen there gets misunderstood. >> this is beef that mean something between atlantic city and pleasantville and mays landing and these are all kind of connected. so it's not this horrible scary place and i think a lot of people from here want that truth out. and so i think there's a lot of different ways to do it. >> my take she's right. at least in this case ac police have made two arrests in the shooting. one suspect is from new york. the other is from pennsylvania. the victim who's expected to recover is from new york as we well. all atlantic city did in this case is serve as a setting for a
shooting. hit me up on twitter at hank fox 29 or the house at fox 29 phil philly. ♪ some interesting stuff there and just showed you again all the stuff now kind of on video because everyone has instagram or facebook life. makes you kind of realize what's out there. >> yeah. all right. let's talk about the polar vortex right now. we've got kathy orr tracking that and it just sounds nasty, kathy. >> remember the drill. temperature in philadelphia 40 degrees much the high today made it to 50 degrees. you can see temperatures around the area in the 40s in physical. pittsburgh 31. but here is the core of that cold air in the us inter falls eight below. minneapolis five. rapid city it is only 4 degrees. so that is the cold that's
coming our way. that polar vortex near hudson bay will be just to the north of maine by thursday. too close for comfort because it will impact our weather like we haven't seen in at least 10 months. friday's high forecast to be 23 degrees. the last time it was that cold in philadelphia was valentine's day earlier this year. wind chills friday morning will range between eight in wildwood to 11 degrees below zero in the poconos. to two in philadelphia, five below in reading. allentown six below. this is friday morning. at the bus stop are on your way out the door. during the afternoon these numbers don't improve that much. we stay in the single numbers threw the afternoon with the wind and the cold and friday evening if you're going to any holiday parties it will be very cold as well. 32 in the city overnight. 27 in the suburbs with moonlit skies. clear and seasonal chilly during the day tomorrow a seasonal high of 44. partly sunny with a light win. so tomorrow will feel very comfortable.
it turns a little blustery though by wednesday. on the seven day forecast from your weather authority, gusty winds will make it feel cooler for wednesday. temperatures just a few degrees below average. thursday we'll go 19 degrees below average. friday we'll go 20 degrees below average. it will be frigid and then wednesday a wintery mix of snow, sleet, some rain. sunday temperatures warm. we'll see some rain again next monday we'll be talking about mostly sunny skies and temperatures around 40 degrees. but highs in the 20s, lows in the teens and the single numbers. wow! a little early for this. it's not going to last that long. we'll zen it back to you, sean. >> kathy preview another big match up going down tomorrow night. jay wright and fran dunphy talk about the rivalry. eagles trying to make sense out of what happened this season. their play off chances are erased doug pederson talks about what's next. that's coming up in sports. once i heard i was going to
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when players start getting sent to the ir left and right. john dorenbos and matt tobin done for the season all got hurt yesterday's game. eagles struggling find people to put on the field at this point and darrin sproles probable scholl shut it down for the season also. he took a vicious cheap shot during a punt return yesterday he'll be day to day going through the concussion protocol. today everett the guy who mater the hit spoke about it for the first time. >> my condolences to him. deaf wasn't intentional for me to take the guy out of the game. i was out there trying to play football. >> the guy threw the flag for reason. the guy took a cheap shot on celek too. i honestly never really scene the guy before. didn't know who he was going into the game. if that's how he wants to make name for himself, so be it. >> now the eagles officially have nothing to play for. eight loss team isn't going to play make the play offers. they have 1% chance. we know that's not possible.
pride in the spot on team everyone will be playing for. today coach pederson talk about what he expects to see the rest of the year. >> i've been on a couple of teams where we've been out of it, but we actually may our best football at the end of the game because for whatever reason the psyche of it is, you know, you go out and you just -- you just enjoy playing and playing with your guys. so that's kind of going to be message these next couple of weeks and you know, we still got three left. >> the rams are most confused team in sports. they gave jeff fisher an extension but today they decided to fire the coach. the rams are four-nine after yesterday's loss to the falcons fish cher tied dan reeves for the most losses by head coach ever. with 165. to college hoops another big five matchup tomorrow night. nova, temple both teams looking for the philly crown. the coaches talked about how special these matchups are.
>> they're awesome, man. they're easy to get to which is really cool. >> you don't have to travel. easy to get home from. and they're incredibly competitive with great electricity in the building. >> it's so special to the fabric of philadelphia and certainly to the sports fabric of philadelphia, and people get into it. if you don't like this you got to check your saliva here. it's pretty cool. >> it's really special for villanova because they haven't lost in years. >> clearly a talent difference in many and the rest of the schools but people love this matchups much people get up for it and temple is a really good tomorrow isn't they can possibly make the tournament. >> absolutely. >> always fun to see figure buy in philly what's coming up at 11. >> you like christmas music holiday sounds. >> yeah. >> who doesn't love holiday music. the answer is not of one. the christmas tune that has one man in such a foul mood he is suing his neighbor.
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>> live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 11. first at 11:00 a heartless vandal has hit again and again repeatedly vandalizing an a nativity in bensalem that is not nearly to ruin one familiar polls holiday season. good evening, i'm lucy noland. that family's spirit remains very bright. let's get straight to fox 29's brad sattin in bensalem. brad? >> reporter: lucy, woo not just talking about vandalism here. someone every year since 2012 has actually been stealing the nativity scene i'll step out of the way you see new one is there in place here outside the home of paul and lynn tarnowski. every year they're having to buy a new one because every year someone steals or vandalizes and it happened against this year a few days ago. not once, twice or even three times. five times