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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this monday, december 22. we're following several developing stories. two fires tear through two apartment buildings in delaware leaving a dozen people without a place to live. >> new details emerge about the man who shot and killed two police officers as they sat in their patrol car. >> we have a pro contrast
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natures guide -- procrastinator's guide to make sure your gifts make it to the destination. >> let's go outside to karen rogers who is in for david murphy and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: it's cold out here today. 27 in allentown, 19 in lancaster, 30 in the city. 24 in millville, new jersey. we've got a cold start to the day. satellite and radar showing lots of clouds in place, we see some breaks out to the west. it will be a day with a good amount of cloud cover, cloudy skies through the day, feeling damp out here, we can see the showers building in well to the south. i think the best chance of showers would be later on this afternoon into this evening. looking at the day ahead, 30 degrees currently, by 8:00. holding about that, most li cloudy skies, noon, lots of clouds, 38. best chance for the showers 3:00 p.m. they might start in spots, 43.
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6:00 p.m., showers around, high today, 43 degrees, we have concerns up in the northwest in poconos and carbon and monroe counties. winter weather advisory for freezing rain and drizzle, it starts at 6:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. tomorrow for freezing drizzle in, approximate peculiars. the rest of us it's rain. >> reporter: okay, karen we're gearing up for an easy week on the roads hopefully fingers crossed with christmas on thursday, southbound the ramp no problems, the ramp northbound is reopened. now the construction crews are off in the on going zone in the middle of roadway all lanes are open in both directions. no issues on the vine street expressway or the schuylkill expressway, just getting world on problems east of the falls where lincoln drive and kelly drive meet up, the overhead
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lights are out, take it easy as you travel through there this morning. we had a crash in bensalem year the crowd back steakhouse by street road and one in warrington, mustang road has cleared out. 42 at creek road. northbound at 295 no extra construction. if you're riding the route 1 trolley you're riding the buses instead of the trolleys because of overhead wire problems. >> thank you matt. armed bandits pulled off a robbery at a 7-eleven in lower merion. police say two men wearing hoodies walked into the convenience store at 1:30. they ran off with cigarettes and lottery tickets there are no reports of injuries and police are taking a look at the store rasp surveillance video. two fires broke out at two
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apartment buildings in new castle county delaware both on the same day with locations separated by 3 miles. katherine scott is live at one of the scenes in claymont with more. katherine. >> reporter: matt, 12 people are out of their homes there were multiple people injured in the fire, but everyone is expected to be okay. you can see there's a lot of damage at the valley run apartments in claymont after last night's fire took place on the unit block of butternut court. the fire broke out at 9:15 last night. when fire crews arrived flames were ripping through the roof. a 79-year-old woman injured her back while excavating and treated at the hospital. a 28-year-old firefighter suffered a head injury and taken to the hospital in stable condition. a paramedic was treated to are a an ankle injury. a neighbor said he saw smoke and alerted neighbors. >> i saw smeak we ran over and
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started knocking on doors and started getting everybody out of the apartments an making shower everybody was safe. -- making sure everybody was safe. >> reporter: the fire was 3 miles away from a fire that happened on harbor drive in claymont. nearly 40 people are out of their homes there after that fire tore through close to 20 units. at this time there's no indication that the two fires are in anyway connected we're live in claymont, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks so much, cath clin. developing this morning, an investigation is underway into this raging barn fire in hockessin, delaware, the blaze broke out along the 300 block of gun club road at # 30:00. the other than tells "action news" some of the horses died. him it is unknown at this time how many. 6:06.
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hundreds of new yorkers gathered overnight huddle the together to pay their respects on the streets where two police officers were killed in an ambush on saturday. candle light vigil honored officers rafael ramos and we wenjian liu. police say the officers were gunned down by ismaaiyl brinsley who later shot and killed himself. he had 19 prior arrests and had a history of mental illness. the murder of the officers has united the city's residents and sent shock waves across the country. president obama on vacation in hawaii released a statement condemning the killings. >> meanwhile, philadelphia had yet another peaceful protest against police brutality. last night a thousand people marched in blackout philly. many of the demonstrators made a point of contempting the killings of the two new york city police officers. >> we don't condone that type
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of behavior, we're trying to bring everybody together and have a peaceful rally, get the message out that black lives matter. >> reporter: last night philadelphia police commissioner said he was heartened by the philadelphia protesters making their points, but doing so peacefully. >> hopefully you have purchased all your gifts by now, a host of companies are eager to get them shipped. stacy delacott is filling in for maribel and has the latest from nasdaq. >> reporter: shoppers can order as late as tomorrow on amazon to get in time for christmas. if all else fails, many box stores are open late, some like
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kohls and toys "r" us are open late. shoppers sales hit $10 billion and things could get better, the day after christmas is predicted to be especially strong this year. turning to the markets, investors are in a buying mood. stock also dropped last week and rebounded after posting the biggest one-day gains of the year. the national average for a gallon of gas continues to drop, 2.39 that's the lowest level in fives years according to aaa. drivers in 23-8d is paying more, the -- drivers in philadelphia is paying more, 2.66 that's good news because it means more money in the pockets of consumers. >> hopefully it will lead to more jobs for people looking for walk. >> reporter: we'll take a look at what's going to happen today
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and as we get closer to christmas. >> reporter: today is not bad, a cold start to the day, a few showers later on this afternoon. let's take a look at storm tracker 6 live around the region we're dry now, expect a few showers later on this afternoon and evening not terribly wet today, though, let's go outside and see what it looks like, no weather-related problems flying out of philadelphia international. we have lots of clouds up above. how about the temperatures, 29 degrees in many aerials. the dewpoint, 23 degrees, a lot of moisture in the air. scrape off the windshield and warm up the cold. the wind out of the north northwest, a cooler breeze. satellite and radar showing lots of clouds up above. you can start to see the showers that are buildings in from the south. it's going to take a little while to get here, not terribly wet, but afternoon showers here or there.
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here's a wider look. you can see the showers spreading from the south and west. today we're checking them later on -- expecting them later on. future tracker 6 shows hit or miss showers through the area not terribly wet. we'll see dry periods. 11:00 p.m. tonight into tomorrow it gets pretty wet through the region. we're talking about periods of showers and drizzle. this morning's commute is dry. this is tomorrow's commute 7:30 we'll have wet roads to contend with. let's spell it out. 9:00 a.m., 33 degrees, mostly cloudy skies, noon, we're socked in with the clouds and 38. best chance for the showers around would be after 3:00. a couple of showers at 3:00. 6:00 p.m., 40 degrees high of 43. we're talking rain here. we have the winter weather advisory for up in the poconos for carbon and monroe counties later on this evening, there could be freezing drizzle in the
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poconos. something to watch there. the next few days, a few afternoon and evening showers not a big deal. tomorrow it's wet through the day, showers and drizzle on and off through the day it will be damp. wednesday is a stormy day, a heavier rain, gusty winds up to 40 miles per hour, even the potential of a thunderstorm which you don't see this time of the year. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast cloudy and damp today, 43 for your high. we expect the showers later on this afternoon. tomorrow, showers and drizzle on and off. not terribly wet but feeling damp through the day. we make it up to 61 christmas eve. it's wet with wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. thursday, christmas day, windy and cooler and dry, 54. friday, scwawns is -- kwanzaa i, sunshine and clouds, 50. saturday, 53 degrees for the high. sunday, sunshine, 43 degrees, the temperatures build up to wednesday, so does the rain.
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just about 6:12 all new at 6:00 montgomery county native disappearance near pittsburgh while his car was left behind. a driver slams his car into crowds in eastern france while police believe this is a terrorist attack. >> reporter: tam with the accidents in bucks county gone and things looking good on the super highway, route 1. looking just fine. we have delays on i-95. and we celebrate national hiku poetry day. >> "action news" will be right back. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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>> 6:15 we're starting out dry here, taking a live look at penns landing, 33 degrees on city avenue. getting up to the mid 40s look for rain to begin this afternoon. >> let's head over to matt pellman i think it's poetry time on "action news." >> reporter: so many things to celebrate this week. not the least of which, is national hiku poetry day. >> morning acres in the news,
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punctuated with bits of hope. >> reporter: new pattern on 202, proceed with caution. 575hiku. there's a new traffic pattern to get used to 202, northbound lanes are in the center instead of the right side, right next to the southbound lanes, no delays at this point, but heads looking difference in frazier this morning. 611 in willow grove they are closing down all lanes of easton road from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. enter the to the backside of the mall old welsh road. stay on easton road but in willow grove you don't want to be on easton road.
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did you follow that. him i-95 southbound is slowing academy to girard, normal volume building there. tam? >> this is new this morning, police say a driver deliberately slammed his car into crowds around the city ofnce. this is when islamic extremists are calling for attacks in france. many were hurt and two people arrested. there was a knife attack on police in another town in france on saturday. ful court terrorism police were taking a look at that. a fast-moving fire damaged a halfway house in camden. crews rushed to magnolia avenue. the fire started in the back end of the units in the complex. one person was checked out for smoke. the red cross is assisting those displaced residents disploonchts disploonchts -- new this morning, a frantic
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search is going on for a montgomery county man who works at allegheny general hospital in pittsburgh and last seen tuesday morning. he said his room mates left to get food, but when he came back, paul was gone and his car was parked outside. the family has offered a 7,500-dollar reworld. >> the cowboys win over the colts eliminated the eagles from the playoffs. they lost to the happenless redskins with -- hapless redskins with 13 pents and -- periods of time -- turnovers. quarterback mike sanchez continues to be an turnover
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machine he produced 13 of them in the past 8 games. the eagles played the new york giants on sunday, that game is meaningless for both teams. >> a bad end to the season. 6:19 find out why buying a cheap older vehicle may not be the best thing. >> santa claus came to the rescue for a man trapped inside a burning house in australia. [vet] two yearly physicals down. martha and mildred are good to go.
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>> reporter: sole this should be an easy week on the roads. we'll see what we get. lots of people are heading out of town, if you're heading to our airport to fly away via the platt bridge things are looking good. continuing the bridge check this is ben franklin bridge also looking good so far this morning. scheduled to have right lane construction eastbound but that's not out there yet, so all lanes open in both directions. if you're riding the septa
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trolleys keep in mind the 13 is not running you're on the buses instead between mount moriah and yeadon because of overhead power line problems. >> reporter: 9:00 a.m., 33 degrees, most of us dry through noon, 38 degrees, lots of clouds. damp 3:00 p.m. on showers here or there. 43 that's the high today. 6:00 p.m. coming down from that, and 40. it's just rain in philadelphia. in the immediate region as you go farther to the north in carbon and monroe counties there's concerns for freezing rain later tonight and early tomorrow morning. today, cloudy and damp 43 for the high. tomorrow, mild, showers on and off and drizzle it's a damp day throughout, 52. wednesday is a stormy day, very wet and wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour, 61 and christmas day it's dry. >> it's a tradition kids get the first car and it's a clunker
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and told to work hard and get something nicer. researchers at the insurance institute for highway safety looked at national data for drivers 15 to 17 found 80% of the teens killed in car crashes were behind the wheel of orderly vehicles. more than half the teens are driving a car that's 11 years old. the older cars tend not to have safety features features that are common on new cars like side door air bags. the flyers and the sixers play on the same day. the flyers pulled off a victory in winnipeg. borachek scored in the ten seconds of overtime to give a win over the winnipeg jets. >> i may not have arrived on a slay, but santa showed up on time to rescue a man. >> two devastating fires break
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out days before christmas, miles apart. katherine scott is live with the details. >> reporter: matt, another fire in claymont, this one left 1 people unable to return home, we're live in compliment. all -- in claymont. all the latest details coming up. hiiiii.
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temporary shelters have been set up for the people affected by this, numbering five thousand displrnlg -- an early visit from santa claus, a group of firefighters were handing out candy on saturday, they smelled smoke coming from a nearby house arena jumped into action. one firefighter was dressed in his santa claus outfit. he rushed inside the house and pulled the victim to safety. that victim is recovering and expected to be okay. north korea is speaking out about the cyber attack against sony picture also. >> 89 county is offering their own version of who is behind the plot to assassinate north korea's dictator.
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two massive fires destroyed two apartment buildings in claymont delaware. >> president obama leans on philadelphia's police commissioner, after two new york city officers were killed in an ambush. >> new overnight, the pennsylvania state trooper who survived a deadly attack back in september has a message of hope for supporters. >> hey, everyone, it's 6:30, monday, let's go over to karen rogers filling in for david, and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: good morning on monday morning, it's cold out here as you held out the door. 28 degrees in martins creek, 31 in fleetwood. 21 in ken net square and in the suburbs of new jersey, 10 degrees in browns mill. 26 degrees in dover, delaware. frost out there, you need to give yourself a little time to warm up the car and scrape the
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windshield. satellite and radar showing a good amount of cloud cover in the area. we have breaks out to the west, but for the most part we have cloudy skies. you can seem the showers building in from the south. it's not a terribly wet day, but you want to watch for the showers. 9:00 a.m., 33 degrees, mostly cloudy skies, noon, dry and 38. 3:00 p.m. on, we'll see showers around, 43 is the high today. 6:00 p.m., 40 degrees, the national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for freezing rain and freezing drizzle last until 4:00 a.m. tomorrow, carbon and monroe county. watch for that freezing drizzle. temperatures are on the rise after this. details in the seven-day forecast, coming up matte. it's officially winter. here comes the fun, here comes the traffic on i-95 southbound side it's busy from cottman from
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past allegheny to girard. we're not watching delays quite always -- quite always long as normal. all the extra construction around i-95 and cottman has cleared out, but we have speeds on the southbound side in the 20s. east falls east of the falls where lincoln drive and kelly drive come together it's a dark ride there. we have dropping speeds in the ho on the schuylkill expressway. and 422 slowing approaching trooper at 23 normal stuff. 42, this is the scene in belmawr, camden county, creek road northbound building traffic. septa's route 1r50 trolley is not -- route 15 trolley is not running, the buses are running instead. flames erupted 2509 claymont apartment building
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three miles from a deadly apartment fire sunday morning. >> four people were injured in the fire including a firefighter and paramedic. >> katherine scott has been watching this, she has the latest, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, there's no indication that these two fires were connected. it's been a very busy day for firefighters in the area. there were multiple people injured in this fire, everybody is expected to be okay. 12 people are out of their homes after the fire tore through the apartment complex. you can see the damage, some of the apartments 59 valley run apartments are completely gutted. this happened on the unit block of butternut court in claymont, when firefighters arrived flames were tearing through the roof of the building. a 79-year-old woman was injured and taken to the hospital in stable condition. a firefighters suffered a head
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injury and was taken to the hospital in stable condition. a paramedic was treated for an ankle injury and a 4th person refused treatment for smoke inhalation. this apartment fire left homes in ruins day before christmas. >> my friend darren was talking about i have my wife's christmas presents wrapped and it's all gone. they lost everything. >> last night's fire was three miles away from one that happened early yesterday morning on harbor drive in claymont that broke out at 2:30 a.m. in that fire one person died and a 72-year-old man is in serious condition. 40 people are out of their homes after that fire tore through close to 20 units. back on butternut court you can
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see the bricks are charred and windows blown out, 12 people unable to return home, receiving assistance from the red cross. the fire remains under investigation. live in claymont, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> president obama is consulting with philadelphia police commissioner, charles ramsey on the assassination of two police officers in new york city. commissioner ramsey is the co-chair of the president at task force examining police practices in the country. a gunman who compressed -- outrage over the shooting of eric garner. he was asked if this could incite violence. >> i think it could, everybody should step back and think about what they are doing and saying. >> the gunman in new york
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committed suicide. ramsey's task force must present a report to the president by the first week of march. >> new this morning, from the pennsylvania state trooper who was injured did you work a deadly ambush. his brother posted this picture on facebook he was shot in the pelvis during the attack. his fell trooper was killed. eric frein is behind bars facing murder and attempted murder. services will be held by the man shot and killed by a police officer a week ago. police say brandon brown was reaching to are a handgun when an officer opened fire in the mayfair section of the city. medics treated brown at the scene. his funeral will be held 'kingdom life christian center on torresdale avenue. >> there's new evidence in the search for a missing college student shane montgomery.
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police discovered a set of keys in the schuylkill expressway which they say belonged to the west chester university student. the garden state under water recovery unit found it. the working theory is that he walked along a parking lot and ended up in the water. north korea is making threats against the u.s. in the sony hacking case. north korea has had a bizarre response and denied the hacking, but threatens more hack attacks. meanwhile, sony said the interview will be released. >> sony is fighting to get the picture distributed. it will be distributed. how it will be nobody knows quite yet, but it will be distributed. >> in an interview the president said the hack was an
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act of cyber vandalism. the u.s. asked china for help as it considers it's response. >> when the kids get back to school today, will it be raining? >> reporter: it will be showery, i have one that gets home at 2:30, she'll be okay, the others will be wet. storm tracker 6 live we head outside, as you can see we have dry conditions through the area right now. maybe we can go to storm tracker 6 live with our double scan everything is dry through the region, no problems as you head out the door. no weather-related problems, except for the temperature. 30 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 23. the a good amount of moisture in the at, you need to warm up the car and scrape the windshield. there could be black ice because of that. winds out of the north northwest at 7. the clouds are solid up above
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and we start to see the showers building in from the south. they are not in the region just yet. you can see the always on day planner when that happens. we'll see the showers come up from the area building out of the south. it's not a lot of rain, but something to watch for. i want to show you future tracker 6 looking at 5:00 p.m. we can see showers hit or miss through the area. i would say from 3:00 p.m. on you're watching the skies and the best chance would be later this afternoon into the evening. 10:30, you can see areas of blue, remember i told you the winter weather advisory in effect for the poconos later on tonight for the chance of freezing rain. we see it light through the area. the this morning commute is drive. tomorrow's commute at 8:00 a.m. the roads will be wet. let's spell it out for you. starting today with the temperatures, 9:00 a.m., cold, mostly cloudy, 3:00 p.m., a shower building from the south,
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43. 6:00 p.m., a few showers around and 40. him enough showers to be damp. today is not a big deal as far as weather. 43 degrees for the high. let's look at the next couple of days, today we get a few afternoon and evening showers. not a big deal. tomorrow it's showery and drizzly through the day. wednesday is the stormy day, this is the heavy rain wind gusts 40 to 50 miles per hour, maybe a thunderstorm through the area. big changes by wednesday we're buildings in with the rain this week. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast today is damp, lots of clouds, 43 for your high it's cold, testers about where they should be for this time of year. tomorrow is mild, showers on and off drizzle on and off 352 for the high. wednesday wet and windy, 50 miles per hour, wind at times for christmas eve and heavy rains 61 for your high. it's just rain. on thursday for christmas day, windy and drier, 54.
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friday, scwawns i can't, 50 degrees for the high -- kwanzaa is a, 50 degrees for the high. we'll building in slowly but surely with the rain. the height will be on wednesday. >> a group of people in the midwest put up a snaketivety scene. chris christie has demanded that president obama return the killer of a state police trooper before they open relations with cuba. >> reporter: traffic is fine, conditions are dry, other warnings for the last minute shoppers, big delays coming to the schuylkill expressway we'll talk about them when "action news" continues on this monday morning.
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♪ the world is your snowball just for a song. ♪ ♪ get out and move it along. ♪ >> welcome back you're taking live look here, cars making their way up and over the platt bridge. right things are looking good, 6:44, 33 degrees. what do you have for us, mr. matt pellman? >> reporter: i know there will be a few of us heading to the malice this week to do a little last-minute shopping, myself included. if you go to the king of prussia today, 10:30 to 1:00 p.m. they will be blocking the right lane on the schuylkill expressway westbound between gladwyn and this point at conshohocken it will be one lane getting by, it will be a nightmare. head tore ridge pike or route 30 or 23. we're watching building volume
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heading toward conshohocken in both directions. if you're are a schuylkill expressway getting to 0 -- 0th street. they will be stopping ramp 1 to 2, 30th street to the vine street eastbound for bridge inspections. slowing i-95 on cottman typical. slowing allegheny to girard. lincoln drive, kelly drive and city avenue and ridge avenue all come together a lot of overhead streetlights are out, heads up, it will be darker than normal. if you use the willow grove park mall to do your shopping, they are closing 611 during the midday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. maybe longer to fix the water main break from friday. all lanes shut down at park avenue.
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if you're heading to the mall head to old welsh road. lane closed on 611 in abington, you'll get by with delays. visitors to the michigan capital in lansing, a satanic group it up a nativity scene. group said it does not worship saint an, but promotes individuality and comparison, it will taken down later today. >> new information this morning on a home-invasion robbery the target was an elder wily woman in exton. police arrested two suspects leonard bernard an brianna missilele. bernard use information from missilele to pose as a healthcare worker to get access
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to the apartment. police found the couple hiding out in delaware hotel and got back the stolen items. new jersey governor chris christie said he disagrees with president obama's decision to normalize relations with cuba and he wants the president to demand the return of a convicted police officer killer first. joanne chesimard escaped prison and flood to cuba in 1973 after being convicted of killing a new jersey state trooper. >> drawing day for spain's billion dollar lottery millions of players around the county are waiting for the numbers tore drawn. the drawing could take hours. it is one of the oldest and richest lotteries in the world. this year's prize is at the same timed 2.2 billion yew -- uro also. >> those are spanish orphans holding up the balls, they're ten big prices and 18 little
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prices. it's a christmas lottery, everybody gets in on it. 6:47 get ready for rain and a lot of leading up to christmas. >> reporter: that's right, storm tracker 6 live double scan 3d we have a lot of rain on the maps. it's going to be wet for christmas, details coming up. no matter who you are, if you have type 2 diabetes, you know it can be a struggle to keep your a1c down. so imagine ... what if there was a new class of medicine that works differently to lower blood sugar?
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problems or are on dialysis or if allergic to invokana® or its ingredients. symptoms of allergic reaction may include rash, swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing. if you experience any of these symptoms, stop taking invokana® and call your doctor right away or go to the nearest hospital. tell your doctor about any medical conditions, medications you are taking, and if you have kidney or liver problems. using invokana® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may increase risk of low blood sugar. it's time. lower your blood sugar with invokana®. imagine loving your numbers. ask your doctor about invokana®. >> let's get your week off to a good start an send you over to "good morning america." >> i feel like we've done that
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already, but to continue that process, paula ferris joins us at the "g.m.a." studios. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam. we have a developing story, the big holiday storm is brewing this morning creating a real life nightmare for christmas for millions across the country. our weather team is tracking it all. police are on high alert after the two new york city police officers were killed in the line of duty. we're live with the chilling details on the gunman. plus a frantic mother trying to get help forechoking sun, we'll tell you how one man rushed in and saved that little boy's life. >> an emotional "g.m.a." is home for the holidays reunion, two sisters separated by thousands of miles. they get the surprise of a lifetime. matt an tam, make sure you have the tissues. it's a great heartwarming story
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only on "g.m.a." >> start your engines, here comes the traffic troubles. mercer county an overturned vehicle accident 295 northbound past 195. left lane is blocked. chester county we're slowing eastbound 130 to 13. , 13 trolley still shut busing. >> reporter: 8:00 a.m., mostly cloudy and 30. noon, 38. a few showers around from 3:00 p.m. on, watch for them building from the south. 43 is the high today. 6:00 p.m., 40 degrees, here's a quick look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast cloudy and damp today, 43. milder lots of showers tomorrow, 52. wednesday is the stormy day, wet and windy, 61 for the high, you're dry by christmas. "action news" will be right back.
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>> welcome back here the top stories on "action news," investigators are looking for the cause of two apartment building fires in new castle county, delaware. the fires broke out a few hours apart on sunday, and a few miles apart from each other. president obama told police commissioner, charles ramsey he
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is outrage by the killing of two new york city police officers. ramsey is co-chair of the president's task force. divers found a set of keys of missing west chester student shane montgomery who has not been seen since leaving a manayunk bar thanksgiving morning. >> reporter: we have emergency crews on the scene of an accident westbound on turnpike at willow grove. there's an overturned vehicle crash ham old ton township mercer county, 295 past 195 the left lane is blocked. good morning, people, we could have black ice on the roads. look at the temperatures, 30 in the city, 24 in millville. it's cold out there. we just had a live update and dropped to 31 degrees.
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8:00 a.m., 33 degrees, noon, 38. 3:00 p.m., 43 that's the high and 6:00 p.m. 40. could be freezing rain in the poconos tonight. >> that's all for now, for david murphy, tamala edwards, matt pellman, karen rogers, i'm matt o'donnell. have a great monday and great week! get ready for some german engineered holiday excitement. at the volkswagen sign-then-drive event. right now, for practically just your signature, you could drive home for the holidays in a new volkswagen. like the sporty, advanced new jetta and the precisely engineered passat tdi. ah, the gift of clean diesel.
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good morning, america. breaking right now, the christmas storm that could wreck so many holiday travel plans for millions of americans. snow, high winds, big rains, and thunderstorms. major delays looming on the road and in the air. will you make it home in time for the holiday? new this morning. police on high alert. the new threat this is morning after the two officers were shot execution style, ambushed in their squad car. outranl growing as police blame leaders for inciting the vir violence. lady came in with a child. >> is he choking? >> yes, he's choking. >> parents panic. the hero who rushed in to save their son with only seconds to spare. their emotional

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