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tv   Action News at 430 AM  ABC  December 30, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EST

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>> good morning it is friday, december 30, matt o'donnell is off, alicia vitarelli is filling in, here's what we're following for you. hundreds gathered to pay respects to a woman shot and killed at her glossary store in south philadelphia. "action news" is live with the emotional scene leading up to marie buck's funeral. an unprecedented diplomat move by the white house, russia is punished with cyber attacks for interfering in the u.s. election. there's a celebration in time square and in philadelphia.
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>> it's a great celebration for me to be in my toasty home, david murphy. >> reporter: it's chilly and breezy, we can see clouds mixing with breaks out to the west. i think we'll start out with sunshine and transition to a sun and clouds mix. up north lake-effect snow coming in on a strong wind. the northern and western areas in the poconos or the lehigh valley, a flurry or snow shower. 35 in philadelphia. 34 in wilmington. 35 in allentown. this is important that the numbers are mainly a few degrees above freezing because there may be standing water left over from the rain yesterday. in some cool pockets there could icy patches. if it looks wet avoid it this morning. 26 is the windchill in philadelphia, though, winds are rolling in from the west/southwest in the teens this morning. feels like 27 in allentown.
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28 in trenton, 26 in millville. you get the picture, you'll need extra gear on the way out this morning. 34 degrees by 7:00 a.m. noon, 40. we'll get a high of 41 early in the afternoon, say 1:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. 37 degrees by 5:00 p.m. by 7:00 p.m. as you head out on the breezy side and 35 degrees. we'll have the complete new year eve and new year's day call in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. as you said good morning one last time in 2016. we're live early on the friday morning on the vine street expressway, construction crews are throwing in the towel early this morning in advance of the holiday weekend. westbound side of the vine has reopened. eastbound is in the process of reopening. crews clearing out on this friday, they won't return now until tuesday night. you have several nights you don't have to contend with the vine street expressway, construction. not contending with any delays, this morning on the blue route, the schuylkill expressway or
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i-95. but, of course, just off i-95, yes, still the repairs to the water main break along columbus boulevard southbound in queen village. one lane getting by. they are homing to have this all repaired later today so everything is open on columbus for the new year's eve celebration. tam. >> today a final goodbye for a south philadelphia fixture, marie buck was 81 years old and friendly face at her grocery store for decades. she was gunned down at her store, the place she loved, annie mccormick is live on south broad street, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, homicide detectives zeroed in on the suspect after looking at surveillance video.
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a huge outpouring of support thursday night as mourners waited outside gramaldi funeral home. muir reese green was arrested and charged as police say he shot marie buck 11 times inside the corner store. the motive police believe green stole a 35,000-dollar gold chain from him. >> we think he went there with the intention shooting the grandson. he opened the door and saw the grandmother he made the choice he was going to kill the grandmother. >> reporter: police think they knew each other from the drug trade. the arrest was bitter sweet. buck's warm heart and generous heart was known by so many who
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grew up near her story. >> it's a sense of relief and tragedy, if he went inside and said this is the deal, she would have gave him money. >> it's the saddest thing i ever saw especially for a woman like her that did everything for everyone. >> she was so sweet to me. it's sad. >> reporter: and homicide captain said he is proud of his detectives who worked through the holidays to solve the crime. there's another viewing for marie buck followed by a funeral mass, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> investigators are trying to determine just what caused a house fire in north philadelphia, this happened around 9:15 p.m. it broke out on the 2300 block of west nor street in the top floor of a three story row home, nobody was hurt. a man sentenced to life in
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prison for killing three people in pennsylvania has now been indicted for four more murders in new jersey. todd west pleaded guilty in october to randomly killing two young men and a woman in a 40 minute spree in the lehigh valley. at the time he said he just wanted to kill them. now he is accused of killing four more people in elizabeth new jersey that happened back in may and june of last year. former radnor commissioner has been arrested for fondling a 103-year-old woman on three separate occasions. the victim who is related him by a previous marriage suffers from dementia and other ailments he has been released on bond. the u.s. and he will go --
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expelling russian diplomats. >> reporter: president obama sending a powerful message to punish russia striking back at the cyber attack aimed at influencing the election. >> they are designed to send a message to russia. >> reporter: the president taking executive action to expell russian operatives and russian compounds and slapping sanctions on two russian agencies and two cyber criminals wanted by the fbi but not putin. the obama administration said they hacked the dnc and tricked
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victims into handing over their credentials and stealing tens of thousands of e-mails. top republicans say the sanctions are overdue. president-elect donald trump not convinced repeatedly refusing to accept the conclusion reached by 17 intel -- intelligence agencies. >> i think we ought to get on with our lives, the age of computers has made it nobody knows what's going on. >> reporter: trump said he will meet with the leaders of the intelligence community next week. >> russia is purging back at the u.s., ordering the closure of the anglo-american school of moscow that serves to educate children of u.s. officials. the ball drop of time square is the iconic spot to ring in the new year. 65 sanitation trucks filled with
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sand will be around the perimeter from time square to central passionate, 7,000 officers will be on duty and command center there monitor ten thousand video feeds and track millions of license plates. >> this is the center, anything that happens in new york city, phone calls come in here, we'll react to it. officials expect 2 million people in time square tomorrow night. >> ring in 2017 with us on 6abc. watch all the action in time square from the comfort of your couch. tune in saturday night with dick clark's rockin' eve with ryan seacrest starting at 8:00 p.m. do you gauge your age go up to midnight or put your kids in bed
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and you go to bed at 9:00. more details on the horrific christmas attack that killed dozens in germany. >> what investigators say helped people from getting hit by the truck. hollywood continues to grieve the loss of debbie reynolds. >> reporter: 49 degrees, which is the average high, but it will feel worse than this, because of strong blustery winds. that story and the latest on the holiday weekend call coming up later in accuweather. all righr
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tomorrow night as we celebrate new year's eve? >> reporter: doesn't look that bad and new year's day doesn't look that bad, either. we had snow out to the west and
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clear as a bell, we're looking at the ben franklin bridge, we're looking at a decent amount of sunshine early this morning and we transition to partly sunny skies the rest of the way. 35 degrees, the winds rolling out of the southwest at 14 miles per hour right now. as we get past sunrise and start moving through the day it will be blustery. we'll have gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour at times, up north there's a possibility of pop up snow shower or maybe a rain snow shower, but not a whole lot showing up on the models. excuse me that should be a snow shower or flurry is what i meant to say, mainly up in the poconos and the lehigh valley. 34 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 37 by 10:00 a.m. 40 by noon, we'll hit a high of 41 early in the afternoon, 1:30 p.m., 2ish. by 6:00 p.m. we're zipping back down to 36 degrees, if you're
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out on the town tonight you'll want to bundle up, even with lowering winds it will be chilly. 39 is the high in allentown. 40 in reading. 43 in millville. about 42 down the shore in cape may. for your weekend saturday we're going for a high of 43 degrees, sun and clouds, it will be a little chilly and breezy, but not as windy today, but a good set up to the holiday. sunday going all the way up to 50 under partly sunny skies there. bright on sunday, new ear's eve forecast, some of you heading down to penns landing, 42 degrees there. we'll drop into the upper 30s by 6:00 p.m. there will be a weird night where temperatures rise with milder air starting to surge into the region. 40 by 8 and 10:00 p.m. and 41 at midnight. a rare night where you get the rising temperatures. one of the best night of the years for that if you want to
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step outside and bang the pottstown at 12:00. not a bad forecast there. the mummers, bright skies, light winds, 43 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 47 by 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., 48 that's coming down from an afternoon high of 50. windy and chilly, 41 degrees with winds gusting to 40 miles per hour, hold on to your hat today. saturday, sun and clouds, holding close to 40 at midnight. sunday, partly sunny, nice, 50. a great way to kick out the eagles season this year with a fairly mild afternoon. occasional rain and drizzle monday and tuesday, high of 48 monday, 60 on tuesday that's nice, 57 on wednesday, a beautiful day there, thursday, sunny and cooler,
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lock on to and you'll get all the temperatures right there. >> nice looking day for the mummers parade. >> some years it's been to cold. >> reporter: not this year. >> a fragile cease-fire is in effect in syria it began at midnight. syria has embroiled in a civil war that left half million people dead and caused a refugee crisis across europe. a safety feature installed in the truck used in the berlin christmas market attack may have stayed live. the truck stopped itself once it sensed the impact, it had a system called automatic emergency breaking. 12 people were killed and dozens more injured when the truck
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plowed into the market on december 17. imax went dark in honor of debbie reynolds. the oscar nominee died one day after her daughter star wars actor carrie fisher passed away. reynolds son said reynolds suffered a massive stroke at home, but believes it was death of kerry that killed her. >> she loved taking care of my sister more than anything. so, she gets to do that and that's what she wanted to do. >> you really feel for him and kerry fisher's daughter it's so tough on the family. >> todd fisher confirmed to "action news" that debbie reynolds and carrie fisher will have a joint funeral, but no
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date or location has been set. debby and kerry heartbreak in hollywood looks at their contraries and well-known loving relationship. you can catch the special on 6abc. it was one of the top presents this holiday season it's turning a few heads to say the least. >> what some parents claim their hatchables are saying at night. a group files lawsuits against walmart and amazon we'll tell you why when "action news" continues. >> you only ghetto wake up one
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more time in 2016. make the most of it. good morning, everyone we're looking at the traffic second to the last morning of 2016. the schuylkill expressway a little chilly out there, we're huddled for warmth underneath 30th street station. headlights westbound toward the vine, vine is reopened. construction crews are cleared out early, they will be back tuesday night. crews return in queen village and work on the roadway repairs from the water main repair from
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last week. 42 freeway is open this morning, we had big problems last night with an overturned truck that was blocking 42 coming off the local lanes on to the 42 freeway. that's back to normal. in gloucester county elsewhere we have construction blocking the ramp 295 northbound to 44. that should clear in the next ten minutes. we have construction in pleasantville until 6:00 a.m., another hour and ten minutes blocking route 9. garden state parkway is good instead. this ramp should be clearing out in ten minutes. it's the ramp in wilmington, to jackson street to i-95 southbound. >> it was one of the most sought after gifts this holiday season. the parents say the bird like toys say swear words as they sleep. they makeninintelligible
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noises, they can repeat words that parents are teaching them. they have hatchables that have failed to hatch. 2017 will bring a 67% hike in tolls on the pennsylvania turnpike, with the hike the turnpike will have raised its tolls 9 times in the past nine years. the chunk of the money goes beyond the turnpike to penndot and public transit. the houston chronicle reports texas base ice cream maker bluebell to ease the costs into place since the deadly listeria outbreak. bluebell had to shut their plant for four months. the stock market opens today hoping to end the year on
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a high night. the dow closed 19,800. both the nasdaq and s&p 500 are down, as well. >> i hope they work it out with bluebell, you got to try that ice cream when they get it together. 4 -- 4:54 a.m., a little girl gets a special gift in kansas. a police officer is getting extra attention when he caught a teenager smoking we'd, what he did after that's getting a lot of praise.
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the rap group run delaware valley mc is suing walmart and amazon accusing them and other retailers that some products that traded on the group's name without permission. amazon and walmart did not respond to a request for comment. >> a girl in wichita kansas got what she was hoping for in christmas, a doll that looks like her. she lost her foot in an accident in july. the new doll named isabella comes with a wheelchair that l. he xi -- lexi had to use for a month. an emotional video from out
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west reunited a mother with her kidnapped daughter, but the kidnapper is still on the loose. those stories when we return.
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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., friday, december 30. matt o'donnell is off, alicia vitarelli is joining us today. here's what's happening. new this morning, philadelphia police are looking for the gunman who opened fire on a minivan injuring two people inside. >> a south jersey church


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