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>> ♪ >> breaking now on "action news," a man gets shot by three would be robbers who had just pulled off a violent attack on another woman. >> happening today, donald trump's first two cabinet picks go before the senate and a local lawmaker plans to testify against a former colleague. >> another chilly start as we track a chance for rain and an icy mix to the north and then a full on january thaw is on the way. >> like talking about that thaw. good morning, it is 5:30 here on this tuesday january 10th. let's find out more about all of that and go over to meteorologist, david murphy. he's got accuweather. karen rogers is taking a look
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at your commute. good morning. >> well, it is another cold one to start out and we have app possibility of some wintry precipitation up north later tonight. let's start with that. a winter weather advisory kicks in at 6 o'clock in our northern suburbs including northern bucks, northern montgomery counties, the lehigh valley, berks county and on up into the poconos. this will gradually expire later this evening from south to north. might take until about 2 o'clock in the morning until it drops up in the poconos and the issue is that as precipitation comes from the north and west it could begin as some snow or some light freezing rain which is always the most difficult precipitation in the winter for drivers and for pedestrians as it looks like rain but it's freezing up on the surface and you can get slipping and sliding. any time after about 6 o'clock or 7 o'clock if you do see precip look out for it to be the frozen variety up there. warm air sweeps in from the south temperatures rise and later tonight we see it change or to all rain. looks like there could be some early sun but like yesterday, the clouds are going to get thick fairly quickly and then there's some precipitation out to the west right now pittsburgh seeing some snow. i think most that of dries out
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before it gets here later this evening though we get that northern tier precip that i just talked about. 15 degrees on the bus stop in philadelphia, just 9 degrees in trenton. 13 in allentown. 17 reading. 15 in wilmington. 28 degrees a little bit milder as that southerly flow brings in milder air right off the ocean. and there's not much wind out there so we really don't have to worry about any wind chill this morning. obviously though when you got temperatures in the teens you bundle up. 15 degrees by 7 o'clock. 33 by noon. now your high today is going to be 38 but we won't hit it until later tonight. probably won't get there until, oh, let's tap that, probably until about 9 o'clock tonight, okay, so that's your high. we slowly climb toward it today. a fair amount of clouds through the day. and then later this evening we have that precipitation of the frozen variety up north. karen, mild air is on the way, back tomorrow and especially thursday. details ahead. >> all right we've been waiting for that mild air. come on, let's get to it. looking outside live on i-95, this is at academy. that's your southbound traffic headed towards center city.
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moving just fine. no problems. icy spots for the most part confined to the shoulder right there. on the vine street expressway, was shutdown for construction. it is reopened. and you see volume building just a touch but everything is moving fine on the vine. looking at the big picture blue route is okay. schuylkill no problems and i-95 for the most part good. i don't think that 18 miles an hour right now is right but there's a sinkhole that's continuing to create a problem p in kensington with boston street shut down. this is a serious accident in tinicum township delaware county on essington avenue. hearing there are injuries so you'll see ems crews on the scene with that one. over here route nine is blocked at tilton road. some construction crews out there. they're doing gas main work. they're going to be out here for another half an hour or so. just stick to shore road as your alternate. we have an issue with mass transit. having some equipment problems with the airport line. two of the trains are canceled 405 and 9406 so if you're headed to the airport make note that of one, matt. >> you got it. thank you, karen. breaking news, two victims, two crimes and they happen just minutes apart.
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a trio robbers ambushed an 18-year-old woman who was walking from a bus stop and then another man was slot as he encounter the the same criminals. "action news" reporter coastal storm center city lie at the frankford transportation center near the scene of all this violence. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right, two people were robbed right around the same time. they gave similar descriptions of the suspects. both were assaulted. the second victim was shot. the first one happened after an 18-year-old walked after getting off a bus that the frankford transportation center at frankford and pratt. she walked down frankford and was robbed. the second robbery happened about a block away from that. just before 1:00 a.m., aria frankford hospital notified police that a 30-year-old man walked into the emergency room. he'd been shot in the hip twice and was in stable condition. the victim told officers that while he was walking down the 5000 block of griscom street, three men wearing masks all carrying guns tried to rob him. there was a fourth man in a white car serving as a get
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away driver. the victim refused to hand over his property and that's when police say one of the suspects shot him two times. he also has severe facial bruises from being assaulted. while police were at the hospital interviewing him, an 18-year-old woman was being treated for facial injuries in the same emergency room. she told police she was robbed at gunpoint on the 5100 block of frankford avenue a block or so away from the frankford transportation center. she was assaulted and they took her cell phone and cash. the description of the suspects she provided matched the description given by the other victim. >> she describes the perpetrators as three males wearing masks. two had handguns. one had a shotgun. there was a fourth male, the get away driver. they described the vehicle as a white possible chevy impala. they believe it was 2004 for the year. >> reporter: and that white car was last seen going south on griscom.
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police did locate some surveillance cameras so share hoping to find some footage that can help in this investigation. we're live in frankford, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. a.m. news. tam. >> new developments in a shooting investigation. police say a plan stepped in to try to stop the robbery of a female friend but in turn he was shot and killed. the deadly struggle happened late last night in a home on the 5400 block of girard avenue. that 34-year-old man was shot in the head. he later died. we'll have the details coming up in this case in a live report in our 6:00 a.m. hour. gunfire shattered the front door of a fast food place in southwest philadelphia. this is the checkers at 58th and baltimore avenue. police are now looking for the shooter. the store was opened at the time and remained opened last night. fortunately no one inside was physically hurt. >> 5:36. confirmation hearings begin this morning for donald trump's cabinet picks while a new jersey senator is expected to make an unprecedented move. democratic senator cory booker
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will testify against alabama senator jeff sessions who is up for attorney general. booker would become the first senator in history to testify against a fellow sitting senator who was selected for a cabinet post. critics including booker are unhappy with sessions' hard line stances on immigration and civil rights. the senate will also hear from retired marine general john kelly this afternoon. he is trump's nominee for homeland security secretary. donald trump's son-in-law will be a senior white house adviser. jared kushner ivanka trump's husband will not receive a salary in his new position. kushner also plans to resign from the management positions he holds in ther in the family y and will divest. >> a man remains in critical excision after a freak accident. a 50-pound dumbbell flew into his suv while driving on the new jersey turnpike. chopper6 was over the scene in oldmans township salem county.
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75-year-old jack decarlo suffered serious injuries when out of nowhere the weight shot through this windshield. decarlo's wife was in the passenger seat at the time but she wasn't hurt. police are trying to figure out if the dumbbell fell off of another vehicle or if someone for some reason dropped from it an overpass. trenton water crews have given the hughes justice complex the all clear to be back opened today. they fixed a broken water main on market street. the standing water though created an icy moat around parts of the complex and that forced it to close early yesterday. the deep freeze is doing a number on cars in our area. yesterday aaa received almost as many dead battery calls as the previous three days combined. the motor club reminds drivers to test their batteries each year once they get to about three years of age. at 32 degrees, a battery can lose 35 percent of its strength due to the cold and that's not how you want your day to start. >> it could be one more morning, david, where you hear that. >> no kidding.
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the last couple days my concerned i turned it on and it was like, nah. storm tracker6 live double scan shows thus despite the cold we are dry this morning so you don't have to worry about any snow other than the icy stuff that's already on the surface from the snow we had the other day. as we take a look outside we have sky6. there's city hall looking right down ben franklin parkway and across the love park area and it is cold out there and if you see anybody walking around early this morning in these shots, they are very likely bundled up with the hoods and everything else. 15 degrees currently in philadelphia. at least the winds aren't all that strong out of the east at only 3 miles per hour so we don't really have any real severe wind chills but temperatures are severe without that, though. could be some early sunshine, clouds look like they're going to sweep in from the west pretty quickly this morning and there is some snow out in pittsburgh that probably falls apart before it gets here later this evening however, we do get some precipitation off in the northern tier and that could be a little freezing rain tonight and maybe some light snow.
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more on that in a second. today's forecast, 16 degrees by 8 o'clock. 24, staying cold by 10 o'clock and by noon just above the freezing mark. notice today's high is 38 but i don't have it listed here anywhere. what's going on? look at how numbers keep rising. doesn't look like we'll hit that 38 until about 8 o'clock or 9 o'clock tonight so temperatures slowly on the rise with a southerly flow but staying pretty cold most of the day. high temperatures across the region will mainly be in the evening. 35 degrees in allentown, 38 in philadelphia. 38 in wilmington. 40 in millville and in cape may. and as we take a look at that precipitation, 5 o'clock it doesn't look like there's a lot going on. the latest model runs actually keep this arriving snow and freezing rain mix all the way to the north and west of the region as lates 9 o'clock. they're their actually is a chance that it comes in sooner, say, 6, 7 o'clock but the bottom line is if you're in these northern areas and you start to see precipitation, if it's snow of course you slow down but if it looks like rain you slow down,, too because it will be cold enough up in these
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northern areas for a good portion of the evening and overnight for it to fall as freezing rain and that's the stuff that turns to ice as it hits the surface looks like rain but it can give you a lot of trouble. by 11 o'clock still looks like we're fairly mild or fairly cold i mean and there could be some snow and maybe some of that freezing rain but by one, 2:00 a.m., even points as far north as the poconos that warm air continues to surge in and it looks like everything changeovers to rain. association the big issue would be this evening and maybe in through the early overnight hours from about pottstown and quakertown north with some light freezing rain about a tenth of an inch of ice and maybe a half inch to inch of snow mixed in up in these areas. again, it all changes over to rain later in the overnight hours. then tomorrow morning your roads might be a little wet. by 6:00 a.m., most of our passing rain is off the coast but perhaps a little wet for the beginning of the morning rush hour. your seven-day from accuweather, today we are looking at a high of 38 but not until later tonight. and then later this evening you've got that freezing rain and snow chance before a changeover to rain. mostly cloudy and milder on
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wednesday, some early rain possible. it should ends quickly but the big story tomorrow will be an improved temperature of 51 in the afternoon. the pick of the week, however, is thursday. clouds and sun, very mild. it will be a bit breezy but a high of 60. isn't that nice? then friday a couple of showers around, more clouds build back in, a high of 53 which that sounds good except i think temperatures will dip during the afternoon and then brisk and cold with a late rain or wintry mix event on saturday into sunday morning. >> we will deal. thank you david. 5:42. all new on "action news" a michigan man gets a parking ticket even though he was parked in his own drive way. hear about the unusual ordinance next. >> not so funny. a plan could face charges for a frozen zombie prank on facebook. karen. >> we have a new accident. you can see the flashing lights in delaware county right on the blue route. we'll have the latest on this. check on that accident in delaware county and talk construction in cherry hill when we come back. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> 5:45. good day for ice. bad day for people that don't like cold weather. that's the rothman ice rink at dillworth park right outside of philadelphia city hall. might need a few brushes from the zamboni but the sweater going to keep that ice nice and -- weather is going to keep that ice nice and smooth today. >> let's go to karen rogers. good morning. >> i have the chills looking at that ice. it's cold out there this
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morning. you need to bundle up. let's check the suburbs for you this morning. if you're coming in from delaware county, we do have this accident. little hard to see, it's kind of under the overpass here but we see the flashing lights on the blue route northbound. it's between route one and the media bypass. police are on the scene with an accident on the blue route northbound. that one just n let's check the maps here. this accident that i told you about in tinicum township has just cleared. essington avenue now moving just fine with no restrictions. some good news there. on the turnpike the construction blocking the right lane here has cleared. but we could have some roving crews in the area here on the turnpike eastbound between street road and the connector bridge. and in cherry hill camden county we've got some construction going on here as well from 9:00 until 2:30 you'll see the crews outer today and tomorrow on cropwell road northbound they're going shut it down. you're going have to stick to kresson road as your alternate there in cherry hill camden county. on the waze app with our commuter report we found rc sunny talking about an
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accident on 495 northbound near claymont delaware. how about the temperatures right now? it is cold. 8 degrees in martins creek, nine pottstown, 15 in kennett square and 15 in center city. suburbs in new jersey it's now six in glassboro, that's an improvement, 2 degrees in vineland, believe it or not that's an improvement and 11 degrees in dover, delaware. bundle up, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. developing this morning, there is a massive manhunt under way in central florida for an accused cop killer. investigators say 41-year-old markeith loyd shot and killed master sergeant debra clayton outside of a wal-mart in orlando yesterday morning. loyd was wond for questioning in the shooting death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend last month. a second officer was killed in a crash while trying to track down loyd. police say loyd is armed and dangerous. >> convicted church killer dylann roof will get one more chance if he chooses to address the jury deciding his sentence. closing arguments are expected in the pantalet phase of his
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murder trial in south carolina. deliberations begin soon after. that roof acting as his own attorney called no witnesses and in order evidence to save his life. the same you're doing took just one hour to find roof guilty for the 2015 murders of nine african-americans at a church in charleston. >> a prank involving zombie decorations an frozen ponds has landed two ohio men in hot water. jason dixon and dustin smith took pictures of fake disfigure the heads and other body parts and posted them on facebook. they originally claimed to have stumbled upon real bodies frozen under the pond but the men were really just in their backyard in sycamore township. smith says they kept the joke going for about two hours and then they got a call from the ohio department of natural resources. >> they used resources. he says that they were contacted and somebody went out searching. >> the ohio department natural resources has indeed launched an investigation. they would not elaborate on if the men would face any possible charges. now, this is not dixon's first time being in the national
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news headlines n2014 and 2015 he got some attention for the zombie nativity scene he built in his backyard during the holidays. >> fool me once, shame on me. fool me twice. >> you're going jail maybe. >> shame on me. 5:49. a once internet stalwart is undergoing a big change but not just in name only. that's coming up later in tech bytes. >> the dramatic rescue of a deer who got stuck on the ice. >> ♪
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>> a deer trying to dodge some coyotes in connecticut got stuck during the escape. there's no getting up much police and wildlife officials fond the animal slipping and sliding on frozen rivers then
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threw down some stand help her catch her footing. officials believe the animal will survive but they continue to keep an eye on her. >> nice of them wasn't it? poor little girl. >> put the care in caring there. >> they did. [laughter] >> let's take a look outside right now and check woodhaven road near route 13. no problems this morning. we're looking pretty good. we see traffic moving all right. light volume. and you see the icy patches for the most part off the sides of the roads. let's check with mass transit. the airport regional line trains 405 and 9406 were canceled because of equipment problems. it is too cold to be waiting for a train so hopefully you make note of this one before you head out. also the route 13 trolley westbound will operate via woodland avenue from the portal of 49th street because of overhead wire issues dave. >> extra gear on the kids this morning karen. we've got temperatures in the teens right now. this afternoon will probably still be in the low to mid 30's with temperatures climbing by the time the kids come home from school.
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not a lot of wind out there today but definitely on the cold side. right now just 9 degrees in trenton. 15 in philadelphia and wilmington. 13 in allentown. 3 degrees in the pinelands around millville and up north and then 28 degrees a little better right next to the ocean water as the flow of air is coming in off the ocean from the south. if you're running errands today, bundle up from start to finish. 15 degrees by 7 o'clock, 33 by noon, 35 by 3 o'clock. you can see how we keep climbing. 37 by 7 o'clock and that high of 38 we probably don't hit that until about 9 o'clock tonight. matt and tam. >> thank you david. if you want to look out for any rain, for potential icy precipitation later on go to and take a look at storm tracker6 live. now michigan man was ticketed and fined for warming up his car in his own drive way. taylor trippiano says he was doing something many people do during the winter especially in michigan keeping his car warm but in roseville leaving the keys in the ignition with the motor running and no one
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around earns you app ticket with a $128 fine. there is no state law against leaving your car turned on and unattended but many cities have local ordinances. roseville's chief of police says it is to decrease car thefts. >> ♪ >> this would be the very first time someone would win an oscar who didn't brush his teeth from ages 10 to 14. >> is that right. >> i didn't know that about casey. >> it would be the very first time that wins an oscar who pulls his pants all wait down at the urinal. >> really. >> most oscar winners don't do there. >> this is special. are there any others. >> historic in many ways. >> in what other ways. >> well, the first person to win who is scared of butterflies. [laughter] contrary to ancient wisdom,
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