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outwardly smiling and up beat just hours before he has to report to a pennsylvania penitentiary in phe sthe a broker h stat g yn senltiple convictions some would say he was up bea just ever. >> hes his charges will be overturned by aar appeals. >> there will be people that attack you and you have to be 100% right all the time. >> fattah continues to talk of y andow h be remembe the work i research and housi iaordinary and helps tens of millions of people. >> fattahnues to refuse to acknowledge any wrong doing even though the jury convicted him on taking illegal million in loans and using the government and public to repay it. >> i have a great law firm they are doing a great job and confident on appeal i'll be ful. >> tomorrow fattah will repor
to federal prisocknn in mnty, pennsylvania iestern part of the commonwealth. a medium security and does not feebout he next decade there. >> i don't think anyon should y ove extraordinlife mon continuesto holdng wrong wha fall from from chakaon news" at vernon odom channel 6 "action >> thank you. officials upp down t jersey shore are assessing the damage from mother nature after the nor'easter tore sure through our area. ah from the 5th avenue ramp is now c because oferosion. an sim long beach island where some of holgates newly replenished beaches were torn apart. rain from the remnants of the nor'easter continues to fall todayntime in delare two atlm night's nor'easter and that drivers chose t signs p airport road and firefighters and po people inside of theircles and fortunately nobod was hurt.orking t the name of people killed bym esterday's storm.
that high winds blew the side off a row home pinning a man against a car in the philadelphia's nights town section he was pronounced dead at the scene. a live look right now what a different a day makes, cloudy and damp in places and now the sun is trying to break through at sunset, a pleasant change coming our way tomorrow. cecily tynan with details. >> slowing this slow moving nor'easter continues to spin off the east coast and yesterday off the coast of north carolina and moving up to the northeast. we are still get something bands of showers really the wrap around moisture on the backside of this system and some of it is still pretty inwe have one band of showers working across the garden state parkway seaside heights and suffer city and that continues to sink to st. overnight we try to dry out the at mow fear and winds will continue to calm down wind speeds are sustained again out of the west 21 miles per hou and dover
20 and allentown 14. and atlantic city airport 17 and yesterday we had wind gusts up to 63 miles per hour. so we are slowly calming things down and the evening planner showing still lots of clouds around tonight and enough of a breeze that temperatures are slow to cool. 9:00, 41 and we hold there through the 11:00 hour and i'm tracking the finally the return of sunshine it has been two weeks coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank >> a> py turned tab a would be robber, only to be amb men with guns. the man spoke only to "action news" reporter sara bloomquist. >> reporter: rick detectives here are working to track down leads on who shot this pizza
delivery man, we spoke to him after he left the hospital with a bullet still lodged in his hip. he hopes that it leads to justice. >> i turned and the gunas in ce. >> fredericks condition believe he survived the ambush attack in southeast philadelphia when the gunman opened fire hitting him in the arm and hip. >> he came out of nowhere. >> the 36-year-old was delivering pizza for chester pizza and got out ofd himself face-to-face with the armed suspect, i smacked his gun ran around my vehicle and dropped the pizza. i heard one shot i felt it hit me, i felt it go through my arm. i heard it hit my gun on the side of my holster. >>e the same blood soaked clothes, some how after
being shot he duckedd his car and went behin his car fired. >> i fired once at him and he went around t block. >> i for the gun on my hip there would be a lot more damage. >> he thought of his family on the way to the hospital. >> i have eight children i saw the gun and thought this can't be it. >> he has questions for the man that called for the pizza and intended to rob him. >> i had $80 on me you were going to kill me afterwards? >> all i was trying to to was provide for my children. >> it's a job, i don't think can told police they saw two suspects fredericks told us he own saw one and cused on getting away and er ood look at that man's face. i'm sara bloomquist channel 6
"action news." >> thank you. helen german and others gainst trump's pick for secretary today. of toomey's office. they called on him to oppose the nomination of betsy devos. she is called for her lack in public e c for a second hearing a they are vote on her nomination one week from today. hotel rooms in atlantic city could get a bit more expensive if one state legislator gets his way. he wants to add a $2 charge for each hotm bill in atlantic city and the money would go to preventing massive police and firefighter public saf ba fall. a major makeover c commission unders gathered today a renovated 30 court streetylesthe action cam got a look at the newly made over it will on proba department buck county detectives. it will be in full use beginning now a time for our "action
news" traffic report tuesday night. lets go live to gina gannon.er: condit it's normal night on the roadways here is the big picture on 95 36 miles lly not bad. l out now is the time to do it. the vine street expressway seeing it's normal delays out oo major onthe schuylkill expressway and we see backups, in university city a crash at market street. and then on to the blue route, 48 miles per hour. a live look at 95 making your way around cotman avenue in northeast philadelphia are you ruse cruzeing along nicely 18 minutes from the vine street expressway and woodhaven and southbound woodhaven and the vine 13 minutes we'll definitely take that. >> thank you. moralegations of false claims coming out of the white house coming up at 5:30 the accusations of voter fraud from president trump
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kept the fires going for weeks. in all more than 5700 square miles have been destroyed. that i t size of the city of philadelphia. >> the cleanup continues after several tornadoes hit the ekend. the national guard was on in mississippi t and fire departme rid of debris guards man help to direct traffic and watch over damaged businesses to prevent looting, four people were killed when the storms hit mississippi and at least 20 are dead across the southeast. a mother in virginia and her two young children are missing and police believe the family is in danger. friends have not heard from monica since she went out on a blind date on saturday and her virginia beach home was damaged in a fire on sunday. there was no sign of her her 7-year-old son or baby girl. >> nobody thinked they will be sitting in this spot and nobody wants to be. >> we just want the babies
found. >> police believe that someone lampings jeep cherokee through the town the night she disappeared. >> home check tonight home baby monitors are getting more and more high tech and they monitor vital signs promising to alert parents. >> and local pediatricians could do more harm than good. >> we'll do anything for their care and safety. this online video shows a home baby monitor that m pulse rate or open begin but that they haven't been proven. >> we are talking about peace of mind instead of medical . >> dav janson is a coauthor of al out today. he and colleagues are working with doctors from the childrens hospital of philadelphia.
and pediatricians there are fielding questions from parents asking questions about the devices. >> questions arise as to the safety and effectiveness of these products. because they are consumer products are not held to the same standards used in the hospital that have to be proven effective. >> but researchers at ecly institute a nonprofit that tests medical devices along with chop will test several of the the smart baby monitors this is one of the alarms that goes off or if the connection is lost. it could spark anxiety or lead to unnecessary medical tests and if the home monitors are affective there is no evidence that they protect against say the monitors to reduce the risk of sids.
some babies are sick enough to need monitoring but they are sent home with goods to accurately assess vital signs. >> many miami, florida, a team of rescuers sent several moments keeping a large horse out of a ditch. it happened while a man was riding the horse down the roadway and spooking the animal and causing it to jump to the side. so deep you could barely see the horse's head from above. rescuers had to blind fold the horse and using ropes and a strong sling they lifted him to safety without injuries. an iconic statue in literally is restored to its full glory. michelangelo's famous statue of joseph he carved the statue in
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. the s&p 500 and the nasdaq hit record highs today on the heels of another round of executive orders from president trump. the dow jones gained 12 points and the s&p 500 up 14 and change. some m longer than nxhe gds an attempt battle refund fraud. anyone claiming the e tax credit or the child t will have to wait until february 15th to get tax ary school students t philadelphia enjoyed a morning of story telling and singing.
♪♪ ♪♪ this morning educators presented the story of the fire bird to children a global leadership academy charter, adults spent the last two weeks working with the mann music center and developing creative reading and writing skills and also exploredouth african culture. and 20 trenton public school students formed teams to build and market new products. they evaluated them in a build it better challenge. t to get students excited by science and technology for future jobs so manufacturers don't have to look outside of the city for ers. goo more ahead on "action news" at 5:00. another check of your for your tuesday evening. >> taking a live look now sky 6 hd in atlantic city a picture there.cily a breakthrough medicine
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>> hello again here is what is happening on "action news" tuesday night. presid executive action today as his administration maintained that millioned voted illegally in the elections. we are live with the latest. as the area dried out our neighbors to the north get slammed by the same storm system and the oscar nominations are out and you hear from a local mom whose son is from our area is up for one of those gold >> now latestpresid 100 days in office.kesblin down on president trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally aim the popular vote. monica another busy day here in washington, the president invited auto industry executiveo the white house and also made some moves forwa keystone and dakota pipeline but all of that is overshadowed now with ahat the president has fraud in a massive way. false claims
continue the new administration. sean spicer maintained the president's believe that millions of illegal immigrants cost the president the popular vote. >> the president believes that and stated it before and stated his concerns of voter fraud and people voting illegally during the campaign and continues to believe that with studies. >> he would not provide concrete evidence except study and theuthor said they found no voter fraud and the secretary of state for all the states disputed that and republicans have disputed it. >> in the senate today nick mull vainy the pick for budget director -- >> does it appear that one is bigger than the other. >> he wants him to embrace facts
if thihat is straight forward want to embrace fantasy rather than a reality. >> and we have outstanding >> and we'll pick areat supreme court justice. >> we'll be looking forward to that announcement coming next week. february 28th is the day he will address a join congress and one other thing, looking at that question of voter we were evaluated some documents that the trump campaign's own lawyers filed. they ed the recount needed to be stopped because there was no evidence of voter fraud and that was from the trump ca own lawyers. lana zach channel 6 "action ne tonight it appears that crisis may finally be over and
environmentists say that the led levels no exceeds the federal limit. more than 100,000 residents were dealing with this crisis since 2014. officialed say that the levelled are now comparable to other u.s. cities, however residents are urged to users feltilterfilters. >> and the nor'easter that drenched us yesterday i batter new england tonight. it's causiflooding along the coast and 60 to 70 miles per hour winds, thousands of people lost power and parts of the state have seen several inches of rain and other parts up to inches of snow. and david muir will have more on the top stories of the day and f president trump. ng "action news" at 6:00. back here at home two delaware men are behind bars facing an array of drug charges.
authorities in bear say that they responded to a home in wimbledon wimbledon court. after randolph stood next to a white camry, the search of the car and home reportedly turned up handguns raw heroin and marijuana and other paraphernalia. police have identified a young man killed in an accident killed in yesterday's nor'easter, 21-year-old thomas carr lost control of his dodge avenger on powder mill road and please believe he struck a puddle of water and swerved and hit the truck and died at the sriver was not seriously hurt. a thief target toward men buying food in a logan chinese
restaurant. it happened at the chop sticks restaurant. the victims were walking out when two armed suspects stopped them and one was pushed back in and robbed of the cash and cell phone and the other victim was robbed outside by the other suspect. a fire started inside of the chung hinge restaurant. when firefighters arrived flames were shooting through the roof and fortunately nobody was injured . philadelphia leaders announced new steps to increase juror participation. members of the philadelphia court say that 42% of residents do not respond to their initial summons today mayor jim kenney announced the creation of the juror precipitation commission they will try to figure out the
unlying reasons why people don't to jury service. and philadelphia's top cop has a new job. the crime and delinquency. victim services and community safety. the focus will be on researcher planning and training and technology and outreach and support. septa is wrapping up the second open house session of the day right now with the future of the mass transit agency is up for discussion. septa is taking comment on the capital budget and the 12 year spending plan. some projects including reloadable key cars for fares and a maintenance facility. more hearings will be held in april. from our delaware newsroom. world cafe live is pulling out of the queen theater in
wilmington but the music venue will remain open under new management. a new team comes in may 25th to maintain the space for live music and world cafe live will continue operating in philadelphia. >> an update for the highways and by ways with gina. >> it's quiet out there typical delays. here is a look at the big picture. 55 miles per hour on 95. that is at cotman but at the vine street expressway 23 miles per hour that is not bad and the vine street itself delays but typical and schuylkill expressway backups 33 miles per hour on the blue route. lets take you around the conshohocken curve, your taillights are traveling eastbound, and it's not bad between the blue route and the vine on the schuylkill eastbound it takes 127 minutes and
westbound 17. for rush hour we'll take that and the vine street expressway delayed in both directions you are very jammed. >> okay thank you gina. still to come on "action news." the oscar nominations are out and you'll hear from a mother of one of the nominees that happens to be from the area. >> and a stunning admission from erin andrews about a battle she is fighting in secret. >> our latest nor'easter lines up near long island and a few lingering shod and a beautitomorrow. we'll talk about it in the accuweather forecast. >> plus jaime has sixers and flyers news in sports.
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fom nominations. >> and the stage is now set with this morning's announcements of the nominee. alicia vitarelli is live with the big five nomination. and someone from our area is among the group. >> a few people in fact. the delaware valley has a few contender up for the much coveted statue the man in gold. >> lala land danced away with a record tying 14 nominations including director damian the 32-year-old star on the rise recalled his fond nursery school daze here in haverford. >> it's an original musical not based on reexisting songs or hits, it's a love story so trying to convince hollywood to make it took some time. but once we got the cameras rolling it was a blast.
and among them were two for local song writer ben sackic. ♪ are you shining just more me ♪ >> the friends central alum and song writing partners were nominated for two different songs in the best original song category incluity of stars. >> every day in our house was going to a broadway show. that is how we got through breakfast and lunch. >> that is his mom. he says that his 31-year-old middle child is living his zreem. >> what does the song say, here is the fools that dream using his own lyrics to describe this. it really is magnificent and magical. >> and mom, his biggest fan, is also his plus one on the big night. >> i will not wear jeans to the oscar. >> and ryan gosling is nominated
for his role in lala land. >> joining him -- >> casey affleck, andrew garfield. >> denzel washington and veeg mortensen. >> and emma stone in lala land and meryl streep. >> here is the list of best picture. for the 89th academy award. one of the most diverse. after making changes to the membership, and viola davis was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in fences and you can watch the oscars live here on sunday february 26th here on 6 abc. don't you love that he is taking his mom to the oscars.
thank you alicia. we brought you the oscar nominations live at 6abc.com and now you can see the full list and a closer look at what to expect at the 89th academy awards themselves. take a look. now jammy is here now with sports. the sixers have a game tonight and touch one to win without their star. >> they have won 8 of their last 11 but the player of the week is the big reason why and they will not have joel embiid against the clippers or tomorrow night in milwaukee. he was injured in atut jahlil okafor is down grated to questionable. with h. but someone has to step up without embiid. >> it hurts the team how can we spin it any other way, but like
anything, you have to now look at nerlins and jahlil it's fantastic for those two. >> we are playing together and playing defendants. and we are working out well for us just doing what we have been doing. >> ben simmons had a final scan on his foot and i has healed and now he will continue his rehab, no time table when he will be suiting up. >> a tough test for the top team in the nation. villanova travels to villanova to take on marquette. villanova confident in every game with josh hart leading the way. top scorer 19.2 point a game and lead candidate for the player of the year. enough to win that i would attribute that to m mads and coaches, they have all the confident in me. >> he has a lot of his college career already and
comes in every day to try to get better, that impacts all theunger guys and sets the tone. if josh hart is working every day to get better i better. >> and the games he has the experience and basketball iq to get what we need win. >> a big game for the flyers now pushing for the final playoff spot and the flyers in new york and will host toronto on thursday. they fine themselves barely holding on to the f card spot. the rangers are right ahead of them and have beaten them twice this season already. >> both games have implications directed to us and the whole thing the eastern conference and teams ready to round oneone. have the short mindset. focusin rangers right now and tha game and once that game is of we'll focus on the lead spot. day by day now and today ways good practice and we'll get ready for the game tomorrow ht.
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at least the sun will come out tomorrow. that is what we are hoping. >> wow that was a quick answer. >> if you s music -- >> the sun will come out -- >> not singing. >> during the commercial we'll sexactly. storm band of rain is south of new england. of the philadelphia wrigstown and south of seaside heights and the heavies long beach azz light orthern newcastle county and this con fall apart and work to the south the clouds work on out of here later tonight and speaking of clouds if you thought it's been a dreary rrhave 2 the clouds haveyh m es. nec alaed january 8 c e day w 24 degrees. 34 miles per hour wins to make
up 7 more days 50 to 60% cloud cover 30% to sunshine we bring it back for a day with warmer temperatures. allentown and reading 42 wilmin spin the osnding to see apart and the western side that is called substance and that ov gradual clearing a as well. in th hour sub here is your setup hour by hour as you go into your midweek wednesday. temperature goes to 50 at 11:00 in the morning and mid-50s in ti cousunset. what is happening we get a wedge of dry air, the 55 is like march warmth around here and then a cold frogh on thursday in the morning with a round ofight the lunch time hourturning sun in the aftnoon and the 30 miles per hour in the stays mild at 57 and the cold air lingers and lacks by a day and that starts to arrive here on friday. excluuweather seven-da 50s the nexts and
tomorrow mostly raito start on thursday, and returning sun with the whipping winds in the afternoon and brisk and cooler on friday a high of just 43 and windchills in the 30s during the day on friday and into the upcoming weekend it's seasonable around 40 degrees and a mixture of sun and clouds and cloud dday and tuesday with in the upper 30s.>> tomorrow a tri battledvical cancer. "sports illustrated" she underwentur october 11th. rand yous says the sports her escape. she did not have un radiation or chemotherapy.
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right now jim gardner and the "action news" team are starning by with tease stores next at 6:00. convicted congressman chaka fattah sits down for an interview just hours before he reports to prison. and a pizza delivery maneaks out after being ambushed on the job last night. this cliff is now 1 f high and over 100 feet of beach is washed out to
"action nevalley's leading with ducis rogers, cecily tynan and jim gardner. more than a dozen new jersey veterans are honored for their service and a sheriff deputy injured in an elevator crash goes home six months later. and the big story is the day of destiny for a former philadelphia congressman. chaka fattah is going off to prison to serve a 10 year term for racketeering he will r to fci mck in lew pennsylvania near therder.
verhusiv satellite rter: uttheris legacy and things a full 7hi convict her congressman maintains his innocence even though heoes to prison for 10 years starting tomorrow. >> we are confident in our progress and i think that what we'll have to do is see how it plays out on >> the veteran congressman 10 t m corruption convictions in june. he remains incredibly up beat