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>> reporter: well, walter and sarah we have heard from burlington county prosecutor's office who said they expect to have an update soon but at this point all we know that is those two people were taken here to lordes medical center in willingboro. this is video, from earlier today, from that scene, they were just talking about. burlington city police say an accident occurred prior to the vehicle landing in that body of water but what exactly happened, what type of accident, if there was another vehicle involved, we are still waiting to hear. it happened around 1:00 this afternoon near burlington city river bank, police say two people were pulled from the river, we are hearing reports that bystanders, may have helped them, with rescue effort. of course, long with fire fighters and first responders. now police said this about the condition of the people inside the vehicle. >> do not have a status of the condition at this time, however, this obviously, with the, weather, with the conditions, it is obviously a severe event.
>> reporter: like we said we are waiting to hear from that update from the burlington county prosecutor's office likely about what led up to this, how that vehicle got, inside of the river and also an updated condition of the two people involved. for now reporting live from willingboro, annie mccormack for channel six "action news". sarah back to you. >> thank you. two people are confirmed dead following yesterday's two car collision in willingboro, burlington county. interest happened around 5:00 on route 130 near beverly rancocas road. victim's car was struck by a minivan, impact sent victim's vehicle through a guardrail and into a lake. the deceased are husband and wife robert and janet stephens of burlington township, both were in the 50's. they were pronounced dead last night at lordes medical center , the cause of the crash remains under investigation. we are ending this weekend with bone chilling temperatures which, of course, very different from the way weekend began. >> meteorologist melissa magee has a look at those, very low temperatures, melissa.
>> sarah and walter that cold air has settled back in across much of the delaware and lehigh valleys. we should typically be closer to 40 degrees for daytime high , no where near that today right now in philadelphia coming in at 25, it is 22 for reading and allentown. 12 degrees in the poconos, at the coast in cape may, 24, dover, also a little over 20. as we look at wind chills with the wind coming out of the northerly direction it feels like a teens in the i-95 corridor, 16 for trenton and philadelphia. twelve in wilmington. eleven to the north and west there in reading. satellite six with action radar showing you we had dry conditions across the region thanks to a dominating ridge of high pressure but it did bring witt that northerly wind that certainly kept temperatures well below where they should this be time of the year. if you are stepping outside for the rest of tonight 7:00 p.m., 22, mostly clear, temperatures, eight, nine, 10, 11:00 tonight will be dipping down into the lower 20's, so it is clear, it is breezy, frigid. we are tracking some changes up ahead this week.
here's storm tracker six live double scan radar 3-d and you see light snow showers setting autopsy cross the northern plains states. we are tracking a clipper system and that clipper system ride off to the north but trailing coal front will work its way east, so is there potential of some very light snowfall as we get into tuesday. we will talk about what we can expect, as we look ahead, increasing cloud on the way as we get into monday formatter inn luther king junior day, light snow likely as we get into tuesday afternoon and another thaw is coming as we get into next weekend with the eagles back at home at the linc. we will look closely with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast. >> we heard about that, thanks , melissa. today was not quite as cold as last sunday but make no mistake it is cold as melissa mentioned, action cam found this family on independent mall all bundled up just like many others visiting our historic spots on the long holiday weekend w all of those hats, heavy scarves and hood up hard to believe it was 60 degrees just two days ago. to keep track of the falling temperatures on six abc.com/
weather. there you can see hourly and seven day forecast as well as, viewing any stories to help you get through any type of weather situation. and eagles excitement is still building after last night's win as they helped into next sunday's nfc championship game, the bird and fans really embrace that had under dog label that the n aysayers placed on them before they beat falcons. "action news" reporter trish hartman is live in northeast philadelphia, and trish, fans still reveling in last night's big win. >> that is right, sarah here at modells folks have been stopping by last night and today picking up even more gear after that big win, against the falcons. >> eric spellberger said he will be wearing eagles gear all week. after surviving bitter cold last night at the linc he is treating himself to some new garb at mow democrats sporting goods in northeast philadelphia cold but very fun , exciting and hopefully it will, momentum will swing next
week. >> reporter: less traditional fan gear that will be tough to find this german shepherd head completely sold out on amazon after right tackle lane johnson wore it after the game >> under dogmas being, all i could find was a german shepherd. just trying to have fun. we're not first under dog not the last but anything you can gain to give this team some energy and motivated we will do that. >> reporter: something that is easier to come by hungry fans can score a big big mac with the purchase at area mcdonald's today courtesy of eagles players rodney mccloud, nigel bradham and fletcher cox now, that is for traditional eagles gear, is there plenty of that to go around and folks have a whole week to keep the energyinging before next week even. reporting live from northeast philadelphia, trish hartman for channel six "action news", walter. >> thanks, trish. for eagles fans, who would like a second christmas morning but getting gift you really wanted. pen rose diner, at there was plenty of eag also parallel to go around and most have these
folks told "action news" reporter bob brooks they knew, that their team would come through. >> the defense was phenomenal. they did a great job. they have done a great job all year. >> tickets for next week, and we bought these tickets for yesterday. >> eagles fans are second to none, i don't care what anybody in the nfl says about them. >> and they say they are certainly looking forward to next sunday, regardless of the opponent, whether the saints or vikings. we will have much more with the fans coming up 59:30. eagles fans in florida had an original way of celebrating the big win. >> ♪ "action news" theme song ♪ >> sing it, yeah. that is six a abc theme song playing down at a bar in key west. bar is owned by former owner of the philadelphia 76ers, pat croce, and they chose to sing our theme song, to celebrate, the big, eagles victory. funny. if you want tickets to the
nfc championship game write this town tickets will go on sale tuesday january 16th at 10:00 a.m. through ticket master. general ticket prices ranged from $170 to $255. standing room only tickets will cost you $135. tickets are first come, first serve and there is a limit to four tickets per household, good luck. and while you are on line post picture showing off your eagles spirit and you may just see it right here on six abc. we have seen lots of great photos from fans, we want to see more as well. post your photo on social media and use the #six abc action. in other news tonight new septa regional rail schedules are now in effect, new schedules are designed to help shall trains arrive on time and be more reliable among changes select weekday trains on the paoli thorndale and trenton regional rail lines, as part of the 15 minutes earlier then previously scheduled. beginning tomorrow, septa bus routes, 201, 204, 205 and 206
will also change to help travelers connect to go rail services. for a full list of changes head to our web site at six abc.com. new tonight an 11 year-old boy is missing from wilmington delaware a recent photo of ky shawn mccannce lance seen at 501 north madison street yesterday around noon. kyshawn is described as approximately 4 feet 6 inches tall, huskie with a light complexion and curly hair. last seen wearing a green jacket with an american flag, on the upper left chest area, black track pants with white strikes and white nikey sneakers. if you have any information, call police. new information tonight on a shooting involving philadelphia highway patrol officers, last night, it started with a traffic stop when officers say they saw a vehicle traveling the wrong way on heart lane in kensington. one officer talk to the driver , the other officer spoke to the passengers and noticed a gun concealed in the 22-year old man's clothing. the suspect was asked to get
out of the vehicle and accused of trying to pull a weapon from the waste way ban before running out of the car. one patrolman and third responding officer shot at the suspect and now is in critical condition after being hit. a weapon was recover from the scene, the driver in the incident was not charged in any offense. dozens of organizationness philadelphia are celebrating the life and legacy of doctor martin luther king, junior the day before the actual holiday among them chosen 300 ministries in west philadelphia. the organization hosted a morning worth of service and lunch for those in need. ministry is located on the 3900 block of lancaster avenue in the exact location, where 10,000 people, gathered, where doctor king visited back in 1965. it was all part of the historic freedom tour. for more information on service projects you can get involved with in honor of the martin luther king junior, go to six abc.com. still much more ahead on "action news" tonight, a delaware grandfather builds a special machine, to help his grandchild with autism, we
underway. yesterday the false alert sounded on thousands of cell phones across hawaii urging people to seek immediate shelter sending many in a panic. it took emergency officials 38 minutes to correct the false information, and they explained it happened during a shift change when a worker mistakenly pressed the wrong button. woman from texas had to improvise when chasing armed robbers from her home, surveillance video shows two intruders breaking in while woman was snapping. a short time later woman's roommate arrived home prompting the suspect to run out the front door. the commotion awoke woman who preceded to chase them, while hitting them with a belt. see right here just a second. unfortunately the robbers were able to getaway with some money, and her shoes. a grandfather in delaware is founding a unique way to help his grandson deal with autism. rich owe shawn sit built a machine that gives hugs for his daughter's 22-year old son who is autistic. machine provides pressure on the body like a hug to help
calm ryan when he becomes anxious. his daughter, eileen, saw the hug machine about a film bay university professor who made one himself but it will cost between seven and $20,000 to buy one that is manufactured. she found plans on line and her father built it. >> i turned to my dad when he was here one day and said, you know, here's this thing, he has seen the movie, we were fascinate by this contraption, that he had built, and i printed out plans and said, do you think you can make it? and, you know, knowing my dad and he said absolutely. >> during the 15 minute squeeze ryan listens to music or chats with his mother. >> that is what grand dad are for. >> that is right. much more to come, you need to calm down, researchers say good way to do that is smelling your partner's shirt, we will explain in the health segment. everybody loves pizza, right? so many options in the frozen aisle, handful of taste testers had difficult task of picking some of the best
you prosper. new jersey's govern sometime with kid. phil murphy, and tammy murphy and their son, were at a family day in camden's adventure quarter yum. they paid a visit to wildwood and will then attend a rally and concert tonight in edison, new jersey. murphy takes oath of office on tuesday. the aquarium a good place to spend the day.
>> yes. >> another cold one. >> yes, it was, extra layers are certainly needed, temperatures feel like we were in the teens this afternoon and as cold as we get in the start of our workweek for sun tomorrow. we will walk to the weather center and show you the picture outside, sky six live at hd a nice shot of the commodore barry bridge on this sunday evening. mostly clear skies across the region. plenty of sunshine but still temperatures well below average. right now as we look at current numbers in philadelphia, it is 25 degrees , dew point minus one. air is really dry, not a lot of moisture overhead, wind north at 9 miles per hour, that pressure 30.63 is dominating. as we get into monday formatter inn luther king junior day of service, sun giving way to cloud. 8:00 in the morning a temperature of just 19, 26 at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 o'clock tomorrow 31. thirty-one at 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 30 degrees underneath mostly cloudy skies
looking at current wind chills 16 in philadelphia same thing for trenton. down in wilmington feels like 12, zero up in the poconos right now after earlier this morning, and the poconos, carbon, monroe, waking up with the wind chill advisory that has since expired. 13 degrees current number in dover. satellite six with action radar showing we have a mostly clear sky across the area, thanks to high pressure, high pressure stays in control for the first half of the day tomorrow, and then it works its way to thee leading to more cloud cover as we get into tomorrow afternoon. but for rest of tonight mostly clear, breeze out of the northeast, we will dip down to 17 in philadelphia. single digits north and west, 8 degrees in allentown, nine in reading. 19 degrees overnight low in cape may. here's wind chill track's long i-95 metro as we get into monday 7:00 in the morning that temperature already in the single digits in at 7 degrees. by 1:00 tomorrow afternoon feeling like we are in the lower 20's, and that will be the case as we go throughout the rest of the day. here is future tracker six
showing we have got changes into tuesday. monday we will be dry, sun giving way to cloud and then by tuesday morning this model is showing you 8:30 we have some light snow showers, pressing in, across our northwestern, suburbs and it continues by 3:30 tuesday afternoon, we can see that moisture starting to fill in, with snow, on the i-95 metro area as we get into tuesday at 7:00 o'clock. really we're tracking some snow showers, and, light, snow as we get into tomorrow, on tuesday afternoon i should say so as we look at computer model, the euro, gfs, nam and in house model we are coating for a coating to 2 inches of snowfall as we get into tuesday. we will take a closer look in the next half an hour. now back over your way, sarah. >> melissa, thank you. cdc says widespread flu activity has been reported in every state, including pennsylvania, and delaware. new jersey is at regional flu activity, and, according to governmental numbers, so far this season there have been
42,000 confirmed cases nationwide, and authorities say that it is particularly bad flu year because this years vaccine is only 32 percent effective. some pharmacies are already running out of cam flu which can shorten and lesson flu symptoms. in health check a new report find pregnant woman are prescribed antibiotics and it could compromise the baby's safety. researchers found despite recommendation as begins certain types of antibiotics they are commonly described those medications during first trimester of pregnancy to treat urinary tract infections cdc says certain antibiotics have been linked to specific birth defects, agency recommend asking your doctor for more safe alternative. new study finds your romantic partner's scent can lower stress levels. researchers at university of british columbia found 100 women smell shirts worn by a stranger and shirts worn by their partners. difficulties difficult proportion nate number, enjoyed decreased stress harmone levels after smelling
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tasters sampled pie after pie after pie. >> we considered nutrition profile and also evaluate fortes, ideally, a store bought frozen pizza should taste like it was just put together with fresh ingredient and high bar but we found some that came close. >> reporter: vegetable pizza are your bet best nutrition ally and they got some high marks for case. california pizza kitchen spinach and artichoke crispy thin crust pizza has chunky artichokes in the white cream sauce and packs garlicy punch and has less fat and sodium then most of the pizza tested. trader joe's roasted vegetable pizza boosts a variety of chunky veggies like peppers, zucchini, egg plant and 5 grams of fiber per serving. thin a crispy crust pizza has fresh tasting cherry tomatoes, peppers and red onions. pepper peppers add a little tang. top ranked cheese pizza earned good marks overall. american, flat bread, tomato
sauce and three cheese pizza had an interesting blend of flavorful thin cheese on a whole grain style crust. amy's cheese pizza is a combination of tender, yeasty crust with mozerella and fresh tasting tomato sauce. so invite some of these tour next pizza party. for channel six "action news", i'm alycia vitarelli. >> mini mouse is get herring star on the walk of fame. disney's ceo bob igor and katie perry will be there on january 22nd. mini will be honored for 90 years in the motion picture industry, mickey by the way got his star in 1978. still ahead excitement for the philadelphia eagles running high after last night 's big win against the falcons, details on how fans are celebrating. also, north korea and u.s. escalate the threat, experts and citizens are on edge and hoping for a peaceful rest solution. three people in south jersey jumped for their lives in an attempt to escape a fire those stories and more when "action news" comes right back
three people jump many narrowly escaping death. and a frighteningly false alarm sparks a linger issue across asia pacific region in response to the threat for missiles. tolls day people across the region are remembering doctor martin luther king junior and his dedications to speaking out against injustice coming up at 5:30 as we move closer to the playoffs eagles excitement is ram pink up at homes all across the delaware valley.
>> "action news" reporter bob brooks was in south fail, this morning with more reaction from the fans. >> go eagles. >> yes. >> reporter: it was hard not to have a smile on at pen rose diner to day all about eating some of the best food around, and just a couple miles away over at lincoln financial field, eagles took down the falcons last night, yep, bird fans, feeling pretty good. >> it is, you know, yes. >> reporter: we will start with reaction on the d, it was nothing short of stellar they had a high powered atlanta offense went to the super we will last year to just 10 points. >> great team defense, defense wins teams. not one player. >> reporter: although owe even if scored field goals fans are optimistic after such a big win and coming out on top after being considered the under dog. >> i feel very good about it. very good. i'm putting more aspirin. >> nick foles what did you think. >> i feel so great for him, he deserves, every accolade that they can give him.
>> reporter: jerry and brent were at the game last night and they are from reading. brent's favorite part of the game, ceiling the win. >> they went for it on fourth and two. >> reporter: eagles, they stopped them and eagles won. >> yep. >> reporter: never forget it i bet. >> i won't. >> reporter: his dad seems to think bird have no less than two more games to play. >> we're booking plans for the super bowl. >> you are confident right now >> that defense will, go all the way. >> fly eagles fly, what a game , man. >> reporter: one thing they did notice was people in there seeing a little tired, probably out celebrating the big win but that is understandable and next week nfc championship game will happen right down here in south philadelphia, in lincoln financial field and you can bet people are confident, as ever. reporting from south philadelphia, bob brooks, channel six, "action news". and, we will need to see you post your pictures showing off your eagles spirit and you may see it on channel six. we have seen great photos over the past several days, and we want to see yours as well,
powe your photos on social media using the #six abc action. so to other "news 3" people had to jump for their lives during a fire in camden county, new jersey. fire fighters responded to the unit block of lennox street in winslow township around 6:40 this morning when two occupy and two vacant homes caught fire. two adults and a 15 year-old jumped to safety but they were not hurt. a dog and a cat were also rescued from the flames, and investigators are working to figure out what started the fire. fire fighters were called to this fire that broke out in the condo is above a hotel near rittenhouse square. fire was reported on the 21st floor, inside of the warwick hotel, on the 200 block of south 17th street around 7:00 this morning. the fire was placed under control in about a half an hour, no injuries were record. so far, no arrests have been made in connection to a shooting behind a salvation army building in west philadelphia. police were called to 55th and arch street at about 10:30 last night. there they found a man with
gunshot wounds behind the building there, he was taken to penn presbyterian where at last check he was listed in critical condition. at this time there is no word on a possible motive for shooting. the false missal leather yesterday in hawaii didn't just alarm residents and tourist, it also showed some other vulnerabilities from how to correct a false alarm to how the white house should respond to a missle attack real or false. abc's mark has more. >> u.s. pacific command has detected a missle. >> reporter: horrifying alarm sweeping over hawaii saturday morning. >> this is in the a drill. get indoors, stay indoors. >> reporter: generating far reaching national security concerns, and residents heading for bunkers, people marching in the basement, hunkering down fearing the worst. >> because of what is going on in north korea, you know, you tend to take it seriously at first. >> reporter: real fears stoked by north korea ballistic missle launches. >> we are closer to a nuclear
war, with north korea and in that region, then we have ever been. >> reporter: tensions between u.s. and north korea increased even more recently after president trump and kim jong u.n. taunted each other over their arsenal. kim jong u.n. was happiest guy in the world because his nuclear program has done what he wanted it to do and that is be able to strike fear in the hearts of the american people. >> reporter: people are paying the price now for decade of failed leadership in this country, of failure, to directly negotiate to prevent this from getting to this point, where we're dealing with this threat, today. >> reporter: hawaii residents lived with the threat for 38 minutes, on saturday, and that is how long it took to correct the false alarm, the federal communications commission director saying that is unacceptable, releasing, federal, state and local officials throughout the country need to work together to identify, any vulnerability to false alerts and do what is necessary to fix them fcc and hawaii state lawmakers are launching investigations, mark
, abc news, new york. trump administration says it is accepting renewal application toss protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation, the announcement comes days after a federal judge in california, temporarily blocked effort to end the deferred action for childhood arrival program known as daca, president trump criticized the judge's decision saying the ruling could still be overturn. writing of the doctor martin luther king junior are being visited at historic eastern state penitentiary. they are leading them through readings of the letter written by civil rights icon. president king wrote them wild jailed in alabama in 1963. historic images are also on display, the event is held through monday. for more information on local holiday events, including a list of service projects go to six abc.com. also happening tomorrow, in honor of martin luther king day, penn vet has great deal for pet owners in philadelphia who may not ordinarily have
access to veterinary services. the penn vet ryan hospital, on the 3900 block of spruce street, is hosting a free dog and cat vaccination clinic, and pet owners can bring their cats and dogs to the clinic, tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00. much more to come on "action news" a major announcement from wal-mart, store officials announce aid hike in the minimum wage but they are also laying off, thousands of workers. plus incredible images from a crash after a driver somehow flying in the second floor of the building, those stories next. pretty incredible. meteorologist melissa magee has the very latest from accu weather, melissa. >> yes, we have cold air that set autopsy cross delaware and lehigh valleys. right now in philadelphia we are coming in at 25, 22 in allentown, 23 in wilmington. wind chills, however are in the teens and it stays cold, formatter inn luther king junior day on monday, we have got details in the accu weather forecast. t my belt?
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sam's club location as cross the u.s. customers took to social media when they discovered their local stores were closed. some demanded refunds for their membership n a brief statement the company says in part after a thorough, review of our existing port foal yes we have decided to close series of clubs, and better align our locations with our strategy. now the store closures come on the same day wal-mart which owns sam's club announced it is raising pay and giving out worker bonuses. company says it will start paying workers $11 an hour starting next month. in addition, workers will get a one time bonus of a thousand dollars. wal-mart is also expanding its paid maternity leave for full-time hourly workers, to 10 weeks, paid parental leave will also be increased to six weeks. time for a check of sports with jeff skversky and something terrifying i'm starting to believe, and i'm terrified. >> don't believe, because the eagles don't want you to believe whether you are using
that as motivation and work out just fine, doug pederson telling players in the locker room last night, we will shock the world, again, next sunday, they for the first time in 13 years eagles will hoe nfc championship game next sunday at 6:40. they are awaiting the vikings/ saints game, they are up 17 to nothing in the second quarter. >> and, ryan rolls, pumps, ryan is throwing it up in the air, it is incomplete. incomplete. intended for jones. incomplete. the eagles win. >> this season is incomplete, remarkable story goes on to the nfc title game where eagles will likely be under dogs again next sunday. fine by them. they have never lost a home playoff game as under dogs, four-zero all time. they relish the role since carson wentz went down. >> nobody has given us a chance, and, you know, i understand carson's a great player but every week our guys are hearing the same thing
that now we're not good enough >> keep on disrespecting and we will keep proving people wrong. we believe in one another. we are just believing in one another and keep fighting. >> we can take where we want to be but we have to keep proving it, like i said, nobody give us a chance, we have to go out there and taking, what we believe is ours. one step closer. we're not done yet. we still have a lot of work to do. but it is a lot different feeling then having to go home >> well, if you are home tonight, you know what to watch? what will eagles do, in the nfc title game what do they need to do to win the title game, we will talk about it on "action news" sports sunday at 11:35. since 2001 only patriots have been in more conference championship game since eagles speaking of new england they will hoe jacksonville next sunday. so much for all pennsylvania super bowl, stunner in the steel city to day. how about those terrible towels, used to wipe away tears tonight. big ben a big mistake in the
second quarter with the jaguars, ben roethlisberger fumbles as he is sacked. kelvin smith scoops, scores, 50-yard for the touchdown. jaguars jump out to a 20-point , lead, big ben can't believe it, jacksonville rookie leonard turnnet, over 100-yard, three touchdowns, jaguars shock steelers 45-42. they are in the afc title game against new england next sunday. sixers are getting ready for toronto raptors tomorrow afternoon at home, their first game since blowing a 22-point lead, in london, sixers are a half game out of the final playoff spot. number one pick markelle fultz still having discomfort in his shoulder, and his shot is not where it need to be. before the injury, occurred, according to coach brett brown sixers back at practice last night, joel embiid and ben simmons were among sixers at eagles game and brown loves the buzz in the city right now
>> i know my players were there and you just, are proud of the city, they represent what you are all hoping to do here, you know, there is a spirit, a toughness, you know, it is blue color, you see the fans appreciation for this success and the way that they play and you just are proud of what they have accomplished. we will see if the sixers, can make the same steps forward, getting to the playoffs like eagles and perhaps doing a little damage too. >> sound goods. >> thanks, jeff. in our people seen lie am neeson says me too movement in hollywood has spark a witch hunt. he made comments on the irish broadcast network rte. he said some people are quote being accused of touching some girl's knee or something and suddenly they are being dropped from the program. he cited recent accusations made against dustin hoffman and gar son keeler. his comments came after stars were wearing black at golden
globes to protest sexual misconduct in hollywood. abc is picking up a new series inspired by life, legacy of singer celine a her father and sister will serve as producers. selena known as the queen was murdered back in 1995 by a former employee. she was recently honored with the star on the hollywood walk of fame and air date for upcoming pilot has not yet been announced. still ahead on "action news" broadway philadelphia is kicking off new year with a revival of the smash hit less miserable, one of the stars is a philadelphia native. fire crews respond to a scene where a car became trapped on the second floor of a building, those stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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two people suffered minor injuries a car went airborne and slammed, in the, in and, the crash cased a small fire, to one person. he or she managed to get of the car. fire fighters extinguish the blaze and rescued a second person who was trapped. it is unclear if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. time for a check of the forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. we are back to using word brutal and bitter. >> we do not like those word. >> we were spoiled for one day >> it didn't last very long, temperatures will thaw out but before that happens i feel like, last week, the snow. >> rerun. >> we will tell what you is going on, outside sky six live in hd, we are outside looking
at ben franklin bridge on this sunday evening, it is a nice shot, beautiful, clear, quiet but it is cold. in fact here's pictures at hd, from our city hall camera at dilworth park and rothman ice rink. folks are bundled up. high today in philadelphia only 27 degrees. right now we are coming in at 25 in the city, 22 for allentown, 21 for reading, lancaster. down in cape may in at 23 degrees. wind chills, however are only in the teens in many locations , feeling like 16 in philadelphia. twelve in lancaster. and down along the coast in cape may we have a wind chill of 23, but 18 there in beach haven. here's big picture looking at this flood watch that i do have to tell but just for lancaster county, until 7:00 o'clock in the morning we are experiencing some ice, jam flooding that is taking place there anytime that ice jams up along the river, water rises, water levels will rise quickly so that is something to keep in mind.
satellite six with action radar showing clear, quiet across new england across mid-atlantic region with high pressure dominating. high pressure stays in control into monday as well with the ridge of high pressure further e as we get in the second half of the day, tomorrow. so for rest of tonight, mostly clear, breezy and cold, falling down to eight in the suburbs and 17 degrees in philadelphia, for the overnight low. and as we get into our monday, looking at temperatures 7:00 o'clock in the morning. 18 degrees is air temperature but wind chills in the single digits by then, and by 1:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon 30 degrees, wind chills in the lower 20's, sun giving way to increasing cloud as we get into tomorrow afternoon. here's future tracker six showing you another change on the way, tracking clipper system that will move through by tuesday, that doesn't have a lot of moisture witt, typically they are limited when it comes to precipitation but 8:30 in the morning this model is showing new our suburbs, on tuesday morning, some light snow showers, and some flurries, starting to
break out. 3:30 on tuesday afternoon that snow, continues, and 7:30, tuesday evening, we have got that snow in northwestern suburbs and also press go into the i-95 metro area into area in the south jersey. we will talk about what we can expect with the light snow event, tuesday and really into early wednesday morning, early flurries are likely in the morning, north and west but then that snow really develops as we get into tuesday afternoon. overall, with this clipper we are calling for a coat to go about 2 inches of snowfall, keep in mind as this system develops in the afternoon, and presses into the evening hours , temperatures by then will be falling well below 32 degrees so watching out for icy patches, and some slippery road, as well. here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, on our monday, sun giving way to increasing cloud, formatter inn luther king, junior day and day of service, high temperature at 32, light afternoon snow develops, high of 39. this is why i say watch out for some icy patches or some slippery travel, because
overnight, tuesday, the temperatures will fall below freezing, so anything that does fall will stick to the ground fairly quickly. on wednesday, early flurries and some sun at 33, and sunny, and breezy on thursday, 35. not as harsh, next friday and at 43, and milder on saturday, and then at 46, eagles at home at the lincoln sunday look at that high, high temperature up to 56, guys. >> wow. >> all right, that would be good. >> yes. >> thanks, melissa. les miserables has been a broadway smash for 38 years and counting. the show is now back in fail at the academy of music and local actress making her hometown debut at the very same theater where she got her start as an usher. "action news" reporter alycia vitarelli has her story. >> ♪ >> reporter: on my own is one of the broadway most iconic songs so you can imagine the principal role ebony is living
dream for phoenix best. >> i saw les miss for first time five years ago january, 2013. so i really wish to be back, five years later, doing it. >> reporter: she says it is emotional, exciting to be performing for her home crowd. >> my heart was beating the whole time, and it felt like this big rush, you know, to look out, see the theater and sit in the audience with and then come back and be on the stage this time. >> reporter: it is also marks her professional debut here in her native philadelphia. >> it is very exciting, and nerve racking a little bit because a lot of people from here. phoenix is coming back. >> reporter: many watched phoenix rise from a little girl with a big dream. >> i have been, playing piano and singing since i was four years old. >> reporter: when she graduated from desales university, she pounded pavement in the big apple and landed a few broadway rolls in new york before getting cast as the iconic ebony. >> ♪ >> i want to make her real so
that people can feel like they can connect with her. she's just someone going through regular life things, but with extraordinary experiences. >> reporter: twenty-four years old with her star on the rise phoenix has this advice. >> there is a lot of rejection in this business, lot of positivity in this business. i feel like you constantly have to be the one to say, yes , to yourself. no matter what never stop being who you are. >> reporter: as you can imagine phoenix is packing the house with friends, family, her church group, her high school, her college, so if you want to get ticket grab those quickly. les miserables is at the academy of music now through sunday january 21st. alycia vitarelli for channel six "action news".
♪ >> eagles fans way down in florida celebrated last night 's win by singing our tune, the "action news" theme right there in that bar. >> the bar is owned by former owner of the philadelphia 76ers, pat croce, and they chose to sing our theme song, to celebrate, the big, eagles win. i'm sure they were singing e-a-g-l-e-s's too. >> yes. >> we all do. >> that is right. thanks for joining us, coming up on "action news" at 6:00 update on our developing news a car that plunged into a lake in burlington county, we are live with the very latest. also eagles fans are hoping it is a sign a philadelphia native has been chosen to sing the national anthem, at the super bowl, "action news" at 6:00 is up next. reat both blood sugar and cardiovascular risk?
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tonight we know that one person who was inside of that vehicle has died. >> "action news" reporter anni e mccormack is live in willingboro with the very latest, annie? >> reporter: walter and sarah we just got an update from the burlington county prosecutor's office telling thaws one woman is dead and one man still remains in the hospital, both of them were inside that vehicle, that ended up in the delaware river, this afternoon now this is video from the scene, where we're told that according to the burlington county prosecutor's office that the vehicle was speeding down river bank road, it crashed into a parked car and then went over river recall nose first in the delaware river. it all happened around 12:30 this afternoon near burlington city river bank. a spokesperson tells us that the passenger, a woman was transported to lordes medical center here in willingboro and pronounced dead. it appears that the driver initially fled but was later located and then taken to the
hospital as well. we are hearing report that bystanders may have helped with rescue efforts, temperatures in the delaware river today were in the lower 30's. new back out here live we are told by prosecutor's office that this is still developing, this is still very early in the investigation and they are trying to piece together exactly what happened. no charges are filed at this time, and they are waiting to give us an update on the person's condition, injured person, who still remains in the hospital at this hour. reporting live from willingboro, annie mccormack for channel six "action news". walter and sarah back to you. >> thank you. two people are confirmed dead following yesterday's two car collision in willingboro, burlington county. it happened at 5:00 on route 130 near beverly ran coke as you road. victim's car was struck, by a minivan, impact sent victim's car through a guardrail and into the lake. the deceased husband and wife robert and jan stephens of burlington township both in their 50's. they were pronounced dead at lordes medical center.
the cause of the crash remains under investigation. time for our first check of the forecast, it was a bone chilling day out there and temperatures are expect to fall in the teens overnight. meteorologist melissa magee here with the first check of your accu weather forecast, melissa. >> yes, sarah that cold air has filled back in across the delaware and lehigh valleys, high temperature today only 27 , well below average of 40 this time of the year, looking at some wind chill numbers we are in the teens along i-95 corridor, 13 degrees there, but to the north and west 9 degrees, minus two, in the poconos. and here's satellite six with action radar we have high pressure that is dominating our region and with high pressure overhead it was mostly clear, plenty of sunshine today but certainly on the cold side. high pressure stays in control as we get in the rest of tonight as well. if you are stepping outside on the town we've got you covered with the evening planner, 7:00 , temperature of 22, or stay in our 20's at eight, nine, 10, 11:00 o'clock tonight underneath mostly clear sky and with that clear sky
overhead temperatures will fall off fairly quickly. some changes up ahead. here's storm tracker six live double six radar 3-d we are tracking snow showers. light clipper system that is moving across portions of the northern plains this chipper system will move from the southwest to northeast direction and then cut up to the west of our region but as it approaches, we are tracking some snowfall, as we get into tuesday. so we will talk about the weather headlines, increasing cloud, on the way formatter inn luther king junior day for tomorrow, light snow is likely as we get into tuesday afternoon, we will talk about how much snowfall we are expecting, and then another thaw is coming our way next weekend we will talk about the details with the full, exclusive accu weather forecast, sarah. >> be sure to tune into "action news" at 4:30 tomorrow morning for very latest forecast for the start of your workweek as well as traffic and transit information, you need, to start your day. one day after eagles big win over falcons eagles fans are already counting down to next week even's nfc championship game. >> we won't know who bird will play until later tonight but
fans are all ready getting very excited. "action news" reporter trish hartman has been talking to those fans and joins us live from northeast philadelphia, hi there, trish. >> reporter: hey there sarah, plenty of folks have been out here shopping for new gear but we won one family who came out specifically to pick up eagles stickers for a very special reason. >> i was up until 3:00 in the morning. >> reporter: kevin mills and his family are pumped about the eagles and they came to modells in northeast philadelphia today for a very specific kind of fan gear. >> we came over here to get stickers for my prosthetic leg because i have eagles stickers all over it like tattoos and they are all beat up. so we wanted new won for playoffs. >> reporter: four years ago kevin had a tumor in his spinal cord, after multiple surgeries and complications he lost his leg, but not his sense of team spirit. >> he wants to support his team and show it off, and, you
know, it is a conversation starter every where we go. we were just in disney and everybody was talking about the eagles in difficulties any and it all started with his leg. >> reporter: kevin says his daughter madison helped him pick out his decor and first go to the super bowl they will be on the look out for new stickers to add to his collection. reporting live from northeast philadelphia, trish hartman for channel six "action news". >> very good story thanks. over at pen rose diner not too far from the linc eagles fans this morning savoring the big win. they told "action news" reporter bob brooks they knew that their team was going to come through. >> defense was phenomenal. they did a great job. they have done a great job all year. >> we have tickets for next week. we bought these tickets for yesterday. >> reporter: yes. >> eagles fans are second to none. i don't care what anybody in the nfl says about it. >> reporter: they are certainly looking forward to next sunday regardless of the opponent, whether the saints or vikings. we will have much more from
the fans starting, at in sports. eagles fans had an original way of celebrating a big win. >> ♪ "action news" theme song ♪ >> how about that, the six abc theme song playing down in the bar in key west, the bar was actually owned by former owner of the 76ers pat croce and they chose to sing our theme song with traditional eagles fight song as well. >> if you want tickets to the nfc championship game here's info you need, ticket will go on sale tuesday january 16th at 10:00 a.m. through ticket master. general ticket prices range from $170 to $255, standing room only tickets will cost $135. and tickets are first come, first serve and, there is a limit to four tickets per household, good luck. on line post picture showing off your eagles spirit
and may just see it right here on six abc. we have seen great photos from fans. we want to see yours too. just post your photo on social media using #six abc, action. much more to come on "action news" tonight new information at this hour, after the frantic search for 11 year-old boy in wilmington is updated coming up. big honor for leslie odom, junior what he will be doing next month that eagles fans hope will bring them good luck >> those stories and much more when "action news" comes right back.
we have an update about a story we brought to you an hour ago, tyshawn mccans has been found. his family reported him missing when he didn't return last night, he was located this evening, police have not said where or how he was found three people had to jump for their lives during a fire in camden county, new jersey. fire fighters responded to the unit block of len knocks street in winslow township at
6:40 where two occupied and two vacant homes were on fire. two adults and a 15 year-old jumped to safety, they were not hurt, a dog and cat were also rescued from the blaze, and investigators are working to figure out what started this fire. and fire fighters were called to the high rise in the rittenhouse square section of philadelphia. the fire was reported on the 21st floor, inside of the warwick hotel, on the 200 block of south 17th street, around 7:00 this morning. fire fighters were called into help bring fire under control, no injuries were reported. more information on the shooting involving philadelphia highway patrol officers last night, it started with a traffic stop, when officers say they saw a vehicle traveling the wrong way on heart lane in kensington. one officer talked to the driver, the other officer spoke to the passenger, who noticed a gun concealed in the passenger's 22-year old, in his waist band, the suspect was asked to get out of the vehicle and accused of trying to pull a weapon from the
waist band before running out of the car. officials say one patrolman and third responding officer shot at the suspect. he is in critical condition. a weapon was recovered from the scene. the driver in this incident was not charged with any offense. dozens of organizations, in the philadelphia area are celebrating the life and legacy of doctor martin luther king junior, the day before the actual holiday, monk them chosen 300 ministries right there in west philadelphia the organization hosted a morning worship services and lunch for those in need. ministry's located on the 3900 block of lancaster avenue in the exact location, where 10,000 people, gathered, and doctor king visited back in 1955, and was part of the historic freedom tour. writings of doctor king are being revisited at historic eastern state penitentiary. organizers are leading visitors through readings of the letters written by the civil rights icon, doctor king were them while jailed in birmingham alabama in 1963, historic images of doctor king are also on display, this
event is being held through monday. you can find much more information about how to get involved, by going to our web site at six abc.com. sports is next here on "action news". the eagles are closely watching one of the other games today to learn who they will play in the nfc championship game, jeff skversky has details when "action news" comes up.
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longhorn steakhouse. philadelphia's own leslie odom junior will sing america the beautiful at this years super bowl. hamilton star who grew up in east oak lane and attended philadelphia high school for creative and performing arts, will sing during the pregame festivities. pink, hoist from doyletown will sing the national anthem, the super bowl will be held in minneapolis on february 4th, and, of course, eagles and their fans are hoping the bird will be there. >> oh, yeah with that said
jeff skversky has a check in sports and in about a week we will know if they will go. >> talking to the eagles they say they are going to the super bowl. doug pederson's parting message in the locker room yesterday was we're not done, we will shock the world, again , next sunday, just about this time, next week, eagles will be kicking off nfc championship game at home for first time in 13 years and they are await to go find out who they will play. right now vikings up 17 to nothing at the half on the new orleans saints. >> ryan rolls, ryan pumps, ryan is tossing it in the air, incomplete. incomplete. and, intended for jones. incomplete. the eagles... >> story on the eagles season remains incomplete, next chapter will be titled nfc title game where eagles will likely be under dogs again next sunday and they love this under dog roll, why not, it motivated them. they have thrived. they are four-zero at home all time as under dogs as a
playoffs. doug pederson and eagles hoff said they are getting no respect, since carson wentz went down. >> nobody has given us a chance, and, you know, i understand carson's a great player but every week our guys are hearing the same thing that now we're all of a sudden we're not good enough. >> just keep on disrespecting us, we will keep proving them wrong. we believe in one another. we don't care what anybody else do, we will just keep fighting. >> we can taste where we want to be, we just to have go out there and keep proving it. nobody gave us a chance. we have to get out there and keep taking, what we believe is ours, one step closer we're not done yet, we have a lot of work to do, but it is a lot different feeling then having to go home. >> if you are home tonight, we have you covered, check out "action news" sports sunday at is is 11:35, what do eagles need to do to win the nfc title game? we will talk about that and much more tonight. since 2001 only patriots
have been to more conference championship game then your eagles. speaking of new england they will host jacksonville jaguars next sunday. so much for all pennsylvania super bowl. a stunner in the steel city, those terrible towels wiping away tears tonight, in pittsburgh, and big ben, big mistake second quarter against the jags. fumble, as he is sacked, ben roethlisberger, calvin smith, scores, 50-yard for the touchdown, and jags, out to a 21-point lead. big big ben can't believe it. leonard turnnet pounding steelers over 100-yard rushing , three touchdowns, and no one in the super bowl did he ever that. jaguars shock steelers 45-42. they are in the title game against new england next sunday. sixers are getting ready for toronto raptors tomorrow afternoon at home, their first game since blowing that 22-point lead, in london begins boston celtics, sixers are only a half game out of the final playoff spot in the east. number one pick markelle
fultz is still having discomfort in his shoulder and his shot is still not where he was before the injury. according to sixers head coach brett brown. sixers back at practice, last night joel embiid, ben simmons among guys at the eagles game and brown, yes, he loves the buzz in the city of philadelphia right now. >> i know my players were there, you know, you just are proud of the city. they represent what we're all hoping to do here. the spirit, there is a tough ness, you know, it is blue collar you see the fans appreciation for their success and the way that they play and you just are proud of what they have accomplished. college hoops phil martelli and st. joes on the road against u-mass, newkirk, what a move, drives for two of his 14. first half points. st. joes leading 42-31 in the second half. they are trying to avoid
losing their second straight, game, and they have had a few tough losses this year and hopefully they will get it going. >> all right, thanks, jeff. >> still to come on "action news" latest on that chance of snow this week. and live look right here from sky six over ben franklin bridge, cold night out there, meteorologist melissa magee has exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back
22-year old son who is autistic. machine provides pressure on the body, like a hug to help him when he becomes anxious. his daughter eileen first saw the hug machine in a film about a university professor, who made one, but cost between seven and $20,000 to buy one that is manufactured. she found one on line and her father built it. >> i turned to my dad when he was here one dane a said, you know here's this thing, he has seen movie, we were fascinated by this contraption, if you will that she had built and i printed out plans and i said, do you think you can make this and, you know, knowing my dad and people that know my dad he said absolutely. >> during the 15 minute, squeeze, ryan listens to music or chats with his mother. >> very nice. time for a final check of the accu weather forecast. >> it is cold today, guys locked in that cold eras we get in the rest of this week and with potential for snowfall on tuesday. we will talk about the details here's a picture outside sky
six live in hd looking at commodore barry bridge on the this sunday evening. we have mostly clear skies, quiet in the region but it is cold. extra layers needed here at rothman ice rink and as we look at picture from city hall , and dilworth park, not a lot of people skating right now, they are probably inside, or maybe hovering, or recovering from the eagles win yesterday. temperatures right now are in the 20's, it is 24 degrees in philadelphia. nineteen in north and west for reading. twenty in allentown. twenty-three in beach haven. 23 degrees in cape may. factor in wind chill those spots feeling like teens, 13 for trenton. seventeen in beach haven but 11 degrees in allentown. single digits in reading. a temperature currently coming in at 9 degrees. we have one flood watch to tell but for lancaster county. we are experiencing, some ice jams and flooding for rivers. anytime that ice jams up the water in the river will rise fairly quickly so this flood watch for lancaster county stays up until 7:00 a.m. on
monday, with the rest of the region. we are staying on the cold side. satellite six with action radar showing we have mostly clear skies from new england down across mid-atlantic region. high pressure is in control right now and we will have clear sunshine, earlier today, and we will have high pressure losing its grip as we get into monday and slide off to thee, allowing for more cloud, to spill in, as we will get into monday afternoon but for the rest of tonight mostly clear, breezy, cold. we will fall down to eight in the suburbs, and 17 degrees in philadelphia, for the overnight low. and then fast forward in the day on monday, and across the region along the i-95 metro area 7:00 o'clock in the morning we have got a temperature of 18, wind chills in the single digits, early tomorrow morning, sun giving way to increasing cloud and then by 1:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon we have got a temperature of 30, 31 at 3:00 p.m. and back down in the lower 30's, upper 20's at five and 7:00 p.m. so temperatures for the most part feeling like the lower 20 's when we factor in the
wind chill. here's future tracker six because we have changes up ahead on tuesday 83:09 in the morning we are tracking light snow really a clipper system, right on off to our north but with the trailing cold front moving through and when we're talking about clipper, they are limited in moisture, and amount of precipitation that you can see that moisture breaking out from the poconos, allentown and reading and 3:30 on tuesday afternoon, light snowfall in the north and western suburbs. as we get in the evening commute 8:00 p.m. on tuesday, we do have that snow, filling in across the region and eventually press nothing to to south jersey. we will talk about what we can expect tuesday in to early wednesday morning morning snow showers are likely in the far northwestern suburbs first and then that snow develops in the afternoon for i-95 metro area and points to the south ande. overall we are calling for a coat to go 2 inches of snowfall, and because of the timing of this snow, as temperatures drop below 32 degrees we will have icy patches and slippery travel, especially on the road.
here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast sun giving way to increasing cloud formatter inn luther king junior day and day of service, high temperature of 32. light afternoon snow on the way, high of 39, but overnight temperatures falling below freezing and that is why there could be some issues on the roads and some slick spots. early flurries, first thing in the morning on wednesday, otherwise, flurries giving way to some sun, high of 33. thursday, sunny, breezy in at 35 for the high, and friday not as harsh, a high up to 43. saturday milder, plenty of sun , look at that up to 46 and 10 degrees warmer on sunday work a high of 56 with the eagles at home at the linc, once again, guys. >> oh, boy. >> tailgaters will be happen bye those. >> very warm next week went that talk. >> yes, melissa, thank you. just two days before inauguration income's incoming governor spent sometime with kid. phil murphy soon to be first lady tammy murphy and their sons were at family day in camden's adventure aquarium. they paid a visit to wildwood
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>> welcome to "world news tonight." the fall out after that epic fall y failure. the man no longer at the controls. the scramble to make sure it never happens again. why did it take 38 minutes to give the all clear when officials knew it was a mistake 3 manslaughter after panic set in. the president's slur, the fight over exactly what he said and tonight the law maker who marched with martin luther king telling abc president trump is a racist. ice flood danger. inside the plane that skids
off the cliff just feet from the sea. the race to save these children from a burning building. the officer dragged through times square as the driver hits the gas. >> good evening. thank you for joinings us. i'm cecilia vega in for tom llamas. we begin with late breaking developments from hawaii. our team inside the control room. the scene of that human error. the employee who triggered that alarm off the job. there are more changes to come. residents outraged about the 38 minutes of terror they endured. new video shows people running for their lives. one father trying to safe his daughter by ordering her into a manhole. others hiding in bunkers. built during word war ii. now this revelation. hawaii officials knew the alarm
was false within 3 minutes. why did it take so long to give the all clear? is president trump's administration doing enough to prepare for the real thing. abc's jim avila starts us off in honolulu. >> reporter: tonight the veteran technician that sent hawaii into a panic that a ballistic missile was a mere 123123 -- 12 minutes from impact and will not be allowed near the button until after retraining. this after hawaiian officials change the way they send out alerts. >> the terrifying warning took 38 minutes to correct. >> if you're outdoors seek immediate shelter. >> reporter: despite officials conceding they knew there was no incoming missile within 3 minutes. the mistake causing chaos like this father to push his daughter
down a manhole. others calling loved ones for the last good-bye. >> i wanted to call my wife. and tell her i love her. >> reporter: this lucky family had a house with a world war ii bunker. they used it. piling in for this 2018 threat. >> the part of the message that made me panic this is not a drill. >> reporter: hawaii's governor said it happened because a wrong button was pressed. tonight officials temporarily suspending future drills and changing the rules. >> it will be a two person whenever that goes click, the application is selected and pushed. there will be two people watching. today the congresswoman who first tweeted this was all a first alarm had these harsh words. >> it's an epic failure of leadership. yes, it was unacceptable that it went out in the first place, but the fact that it took so long for them to put out that second message, to calm people. to allay their fears that this was a mistake. a false alarm, is something that has to be fixed, corrected with people held accountable. >> reporter: the fcc launching which helps manage the emergency
alert system launching its own investigation saying the "government of hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards to prevent the transmission of a false alert." we went inside the building that monitors threats. tonight questions if the federal government is ready for the real thing. a white house official telling abc the trump administration has yet to test formal response plans in the event of a nuclear missile attack on the united states. >> jim avila joining us from honolulu. the white house pushing back saying they plan to conduct a drill next month. jim you're learning why it took more than 38 minutes to correct the error. >> there were two mistakes made.
the first was the false alarm. the second was the application used to take down that alarm and tell people that it was false was not loaded in the computer. it took them 38 minutes to get it loaded. now it's in the machine. >> jim avila leading us off. thank you. we want to move to the escalating war over president trump's oval office slur. the president's allies saying he didn't use the fro -- profanity in that controversy. a top democrat in congress went on the record calling president trump a racist. now the president in a new fight about his relationship with kim jong-un. david wright traveling with the president west palm beach, florida. >> reporter: tonight, a war of words over the presidents words. several republicans who were there in the room for that oval office meeting on immigration reform now dispute that trump ever uttered the vulgar epithet attributed to him. >> i'm telling you, he did not use that word, george. >> i didn't hear it. i was sitting no further away from donald trump than senator durbin was. >> reporter: senator dick durbin was the only democrat present. he tells a different story.
>> he said these hateful things and he said them repeatedly. >> it makes me sad. it make me cry. >> reporter: today, congressman john lewis made it clear who he believes. >> do you think president trump is a racist? >> i think he is a racist. >> reporter: the georgia democrat, a hero in the civil rights movement, has clashed with trump repeatedly. lewis sees immigration as a civil rights issue. >> if dr. martin luther king jr. were still alive, he would be speaking the idea that we're one people. we're one family. >> reporter: president trump obviously sees it differently. today on twitter he explained, "i, as president, want people coming into our country who are going to help us become strong and great again #americafirst." the vulgar language attributed to him in the oval office isn't the only thing trump takes issue with. there's also this quote, from an interview with the "wall street journal." >> i probably have a very good
relationship with kim jong-un. i have relationships with people. i think you people are surprised. >> reporter: the white house now accuses the journal of misquoting the president as saying he has a good relationship with kim jong-un insisting he was speaking hypothetically. today trump called it fake news. listen again. >> i probably have a very good relationship with kim jong-un. i have relationships with people. i think you people are surprised. >> i or i've. that's the debate. david wright joins us live from florida. the president returns to washington tomorrow where first up that possible government shut down and of course the fight over immigration reform. democrats are digging in their heels. >> reporter: that's right. they 'sperply interested in protecting those 800,000 or
so young people brought here as children, the so-called d.r.e.a.m.ers. the democrats are likely to insist a continuation of that program be the price that buy their votes to keep the government from shutting down. a big deadline looming friday. >> david, thank you. >> next tonight the artic blast gripping so much of the country. this is the problem for so many people. ice jams here in new york. the frozen river spilling over its banks. similar scenes across the northeast. these vehicles in meadeville, pennsylvania swamped. cars in maine under water. brace yourself. a new round of snow moving east. tonight rob marciano with that wintry forecast. we begin with erielle reshef. she's reporting tonight from kent, connecticut. >> reporter: tonight winter's wrath gripping the northeast. from maine to connecticut another round of brutal sub-freezing temperatures. the short-lived thaw followed by heavy rain creating ice jams sending the housatonic river spilling over. these cars stuck and submerged. in kent, the overflow wreaking
havoc at this school. the base of that scoreboard encased in at least four feet of frozen floodwaters. this soccer field now an ice rink. in vermont, icy water lurking down the missisquoi river turning 6.5 miles of route 78 into a sheet of ice. this drone video showing the arctic scene in lowville new york. in pittsburgh jason corbin driving into this treacherous stretch of the parkway. >> i thought i would be able to go through. i was going fine. >> reporter: climbing on to the roof of his sunken truck, documenting his wait to be rescued on facebook. >> guys, when you see a lot of water, do not go through it. >> reporter: we're still seeing plenty of ice jams like this. anywhere there's ice on the roads it's not expected to go anywhere any time soon. >> quite a scene behind you. thank you. let's get to rob marciano also out there in the cold. rob, you're looking at the messy
morning commute. >> we are. you saw what a mess it is. that's the flash freeze we were talking about. we're seeing temperatures as cold if not colder tonight. it's not going aye where yet. look at these lows in the morning. once again below freezing all the way down to the gulf of mexico. we have another batch coming to the northwest. that's preceded by snow. some of it heavy. milwaukee and chicago two to six inches tomorrow morning. that's a bad commute. one to two to three in detroit. louisville might get a little as well. texas under a winter storm watch. san antonio could see significant icing with late tuesday getting snow. including right here in new york city. >> we want to go overseas to a heart stopping moment. take a look at this drone footage. the packed boeing 3737 dangling off a cliff. after skidding on the runway after landing. the nose of the plane feet from the black sea. passengers say it's a miracle they survived.
here's abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran. >> reporter: there it is. seen today in drone footage you almost can't believe. a boeing 737 passenger jet stuck halfway down a cliff's edge in turkey, nose down, dangling there a few feet above the sea. the pegasus airlines plane had skidded off the runway, and over that cliff after landing at the airport in trabzon. inside a baby crying. cellphone video showing 168 passengers and crew evacuating quickly, slogging up the muddy slopes to safety. many passengers spoke of panic in the plane during the incident. overnight fire crews pumped water on the plane. a few plumes of smoke could be seen at the site. today crews began the difficult task of lifting the jet back up the slope. this image that plane just hanging there flashed across the world. investigators now try to determine how and why that plane left the runway. some reports suggesting it might
have hit a bird or an animal. passengers are saying it's a miracle they all made it out alive and unharmed. cecelia. >> terry, thank you. back to the jail house interview gaining attention tonight. the man alleged behind a fatal swatting incident, a phone call that triggered a deadly police response. he said he didn't mean to hurt anyone. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: the california man accused of that prank 911 call leading to the death of a stranger 1,500 miles away breaking his silence. >> i wish i could have rewound and never done it. >> reporter: 25-year-old tyler barriss is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, giving a false report, and interfering with law enforcement. police charging him because of this bogus call. >> i've shot him in the head and he's not breathing anymore. >> reporter: police raced to the address given on the call, unaware, 28-year- old andrew finch, opening the front
door. >> show your hands. >> reporter: police say when he lowered his hands, one officer, fearing he had a weapon, opened fire. killing him. investigators later discovering finch unarmed had nothing to do with that call and no apparent connection to barriss who tonight expresses regret. >> it hasn't just affected my life, it's affected someone's family too. someone lost their life. >> reporter: barris who police say they think is responsible for 20 other swatting calls saying in that same interview that he has been paid to make some of these calls. he would not say if he was paid to make this one. cecelia. >> eva pilgrim, thank you. we want to turn next to michelle williams breaking her silence about that fire storm over paid equity. the oscar nominee paid just $1,000 while her male co-star made more than one million. tonight her response. marci gonzalez has the details. >> reporter: tonight,
michelle williams applauding co-star mark wahlberg for donating his reshoot fee after that major wage gap controversy. wahlberg, earning a million and a half dollars to reshoot scenes of the movie "all the money in the world" that originally included disgraced actor kevin spacey. >> how much would you pay to release your grandson? >> nothing. >> reporter: while williams did the same for just $80 a day reportedly unaware of her co-star's earnings. >> i said not only would i, but i'll give you back my salary if that would help. >> reporter: williams now writing in a statement, "the most powerful men in charge, they listened and they acted. if we truly envision an equal world, it takes equal effort and sacrifice. " wahlberg, donating his entire reshoot fee to the time's up legal defense fund in michelle williams' name. "saturday night live" calling out wahlberg during a skit. >> it would be so cool if it didn't take a week long public shaming to do the right thing. >> reporter: talent agency wme which represents both
actors and brokered their deals, donating another $500,000 to times up. >> i think women are going to start playing a tougher game and expecting more from their agents. >> reporter: williams calls wahlberg and wme's response "an accomplishment," saying she shares the credit with those who stood up for her. cecilia? >> marci, thank you. still ahead on "world news tonight" the dangerous showdown caught on camera. a police officer and man in times square. we will tell you what happened next. plus the manhunt in a $35 jewel heist. the apparent get away caught on tape. the life and death decision in a burning building tossing a child to fire fighters three stories down. liberty mutual stood with me when i was too busy with the kids to get a repair estimate. liberty did what? yeah, with liberty mutual all i needed to do to get an estimate was snap a photo of the damage and voila!
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